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Ashok Choudhury removed as Bihar Congress chief Ashok Choudhury removed as Bihar Congress chief
- September 27, 2017

Chief of Congress's Bihar unit Ashok Choudhary was on Tuesday removed from the post with immediate effect. "This is the party's decision, so I welcome it", Choudhary told reporters after the announcement. Choudhary, who is considered close to Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, was appointed party's state chief on March 31, 2013, nearly two-and-a-half years after his predecessor Mehboob Ali Qaiser resigned from the post following the major electoral setback in the 2010 state assembly ... (more...)
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle make first official outing at Invictus Games Prince Harry, Meghan Markle make first official outing at Invictus Games
- September 27, 2017

Markle might have even left a wedding hint. A Christchurch teen has had an "amazing" experience cheering on her stepdad at the Invictus Games along with Prince Harry and girlfriend Meghan Markle . Kate Middleton 's brother-in-law and the American star looked loved up as they held hands, laughed and whispered during a tennis match. Despite it being nearly a year since Prince Harry's extraordinary attack on the media's " racist undertones " to its coverage of his relationship with ... (more...)
North Korea mobilises aircraft in response to USA bombers North Korea mobilises aircraft in response to USA bombers
- September 27, 2017

The video made direct threats against U.S. military assets that are frequently used by the USA military in their show of force against North Korea. Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told reporters that the United Nations and the global community have said in recent days that they didn't want "the war of words" to turn into "real action". (more...)
Virginia Tech: 3 Storylines to Watch Virginia Tech: 3 Storylines to Watch
- September 27, 2017

So we've had our noses bloodied. "They've had some emotional moments". "(We're) making sure we're on point with everything we're doing, crystal clear with our directives and our assignments and being able to play well", Fuente said. Virginia Tech is the only other ACC team in the top 10 of the ESPN "Body of Work" ranking , and they sneaked in at No. 10. They shut out Ohio State in the College Football Playoff semifinals at the Fiesta Bowl and defeated Alabama in the CFP title game in ... (more...)
Woman left toddler alone in vehicle at Disney resort, deputies say Woman left toddler alone in vehicle at Disney resort, deputies say
- September 27, 2017

A Walt Disney World resort employee is accused of leaving a 2-year-old girl in her auto while she went inside to get her manager's approval to take time off to care for the toddler, according to the Orlando Sentinel . The girl's temperature was 97.1 degrees, according to the affidavit. She was taken to Celebration Hospital in stable condition. Authorities arrested 37-year-old Myriam Lubincadet and charged her with child neglect. (more...)
Tillerson to meet Cuba's foreign minister in Washington as tensions climb Tillerson to meet Cuba's foreign minister in Washington as tensions climb
- September 27, 2017

Washington plans to remove a large number of diplomats and their families from the Cuban capital who have been affected by the unexplained attacks. Washington earlier this year expelled two Cuban diplomats over the alleged incidents, which it says caused symptoms from hearing loss to nausea in US embassy staff and their families in Havana, although it has so far not laid blame on Cuba. (more...)
'We Are Relieved': Hickenlooper Reacts To Latest GOP Health Care Failure 'We Are Relieved': Hickenlooper Reacts To Latest GOP Health Care Failure
- September 27, 2017

Republican Senators say they will return with a bill called Graham-Heller-Cassidy-Johnson. "Just about an hour and a half ago, one of the two key Republican holdouts - Susan Collins - the senator from ME, said she would not support Graham-Cassidy", he said. (more...)
Spanish PM Rajoy meets Donald Trump in Washington days before illegal referendum Spanish PM Rajoy meets Donald Trump in Washington days before illegal referendum
- September 27, 2017

Trump said Tuesday is the earliest he can visit without disrupting recovery operations. President Trump had faced widespread criticism for tweeting repeatedly about the National Football League, amid accusations that federal aid has been slow to reach Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. (more...)
Trump to Travel to Puerto Rico Tuesday Trump to Travel to Puerto Rico Tuesday
- September 27, 2017

Earlier Tuesday, Trump vowed that federal assistance is on its way to Puerto Rico , a day after he commented for the first time in days about the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria since it made landfall on the U.S. Obama's video share comes as a new poll shows nearly half of Americans don't realize Puerto Ricans are USA citizens. Trump said Puerto Rico is "very important" to him. (more...)
Splits in Germany's AfD as co-leader quits Splits in Germany's AfD as co-leader quits
- September 27, 2017

Germany has no tradition of minority governments, and Merkel has already made clear she doesn't want to try that option - which would in any case be a tall order, as her bloc has only 246 of the new parliament's 709 seats. World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder stated , "It is abhorrent that the AfD party, a disgraceful reactionary movement which recalls the worst of Germany's past and should be outlawed, now has the ability within the German parliament to promote its vile platform". (more...)
Republican Vs. Republican For Alabama Senate Seat Republican Vs. Republican For Alabama Senate Seat
- September 27, 2017

Roy Moore won a landslide victory against Sen. Sen. Luther Strange and Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore are vying for the Republican nomination for the Senate seat that belonged to U.S. The outcome is an embarrassment to Trump, whose coattails proved shorter than bargained for in a state he overwhelmingly carried in last year's presidential election. (more...)
White House says 'absurd' to claim war declared on N Korea White House says 'absurd' to claim war declared on N Korea
- September 27, 2017

North Korea's foreign minister accused US President Donald Trump on Monday of declaring war on his country and warned that Pyongyang would defend itself by shooting down US bombers, AFP reports. It is about respect for our Country, Flag and National Anthem. Sparked by the initial protest by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, NFL players, coaches, owners and commissioner Roger Goodell issued responses to the president's comments and participated in widespread ... (more...)
Florida Gov. Scott never listened to Hollywood nursing home's voicemail messages Florida Gov. Scott never listened to Hollywood nursing home's voicemail messages
- September 27, 2017

The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills said it tried to call the governor's office repeatedly after the facility lost power and circumstances became risky, with hot temperatures inside the nursing home ultimately killing several patients inside. (more...)
N.Korea moving airplanes, boosting defense after U.S. bomber flight N.Korea moving airplanes, boosting defense after U.S. bomber flight
- September 27, 2017

The last few days have seen what many perceive as a pre-war rhetoric between Kim Jong Un , the leader of the reclusive nation, and Trump, after Pyongyang tested a hydrogen bomb and test-fired ballistic missiles over Japan. Kim fired back by calling the president a "mentally deranged US dotard" who had "denied the existence of and insulted me and my country in front of the eyes of the world". (more...)
German Voters Deal a Blow to Macron's EU Reform Drive German Voters Deal a Blow to Macron's EU Reform Drive
- September 27, 2017

The stock market response to Chancellor Angela Merkel's victory in Germany's election was fairly muted Monday even as the euro currency faltered. In a wide-ranging speech at the Sarbonne on Tuesday, Mr Macron warned: "Here we are with a Europe that is more fragile than ever ... (more...)
HC judge Jayant Patel resigns HC judge Jayant Patel resigns
- September 27, 2017

Since he holds a constitutional post, there was no question of anybody accepting or not accepting his resignation, Justice Patel said. In a first, a judge of a high court in India has resigned, protesting his not being elevated as chief justice despite being the senior-most judge at that point of time, say reports. (more...)
DEA administrator plans to step down DEA administrator plans to step down
- September 27, 2017

Rosenberg wrote in his email that the president's comments " condoned police misconduct ". FILE PHOTO - U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (L) listens as acting DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg (R) speaks during a news conference on the dangers law enforcement and first responders face when encountering fentanyl at DEA Headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., June 6, 2017. (more...)
White House expected to address North Korea threats in news briefing White House expected to address North Korea threats in news briefing
- September 27, 2017

Amid tension created by the North's nuclear weapons tests and threat to detonate a thermonuclear missile over the Pacific Ocean, such an attack would pretty much guarantee retaliation from the United States that could lead to war, Cha said . (more...)
U.S. bombers fly off North Korean coast in show of force U.S. bombers fly off North Korean coast in show of force
- September 27, 2017

With tensions soaring high between North Korea and the United States right now, KPVI wanted to talk to someone that is in South Korea to find out what the mood is like over there. Ri's comments further escalated a the war of words instigated this week when Trump described North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as " Rocket Man " on "a suicide mission". (more...)
Manus refugees rejected by Australia head to US Manus refugees rejected by Australia head to US
- September 27, 2017

The first group of 22, including men from Bangladesh, Sudan and Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, left one of the camps on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea on Sunday. Under Australia's strict and controversial refugee policy, anyone intercepted trying to reach the country by boat is sent to prison camps on Manus Island or the Pacific island of Nauru for processing. (more...)

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