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PM Modi is India's 'second Mahatma Gandhi,' says Minister Vijay Goel

Drawing a contrast between the 10-year UPA rule and the Modi government , Shah said the former was marked by a scam nearly every month, while even the rivals of the BJP-led dispensation have not been able to level a single charge of corruption against it.

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WHO votes for a new leader of global health

Margaret Chan on July 1. He received 133 votes while Nabarro got 50, with two abstentions. Sania Nishtar , a Pakistani cardiologist and expert in noncommunicable diseases, was eliminated after a first round with 38 votes. As the top man at WHO, Tedros will have to tackle challenges like the spread of the Zika virus and Ebola alongside existing public health concerns like malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, to name a few.

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BC political parties very close to reaching deal, Green leader says

They voted for better schools, shorter wait times for health services, to defend our coast and to fix our broken political system. "We recognize that it is important over the next week or so before the writ is returned to give certainty to British Columbia and that is our target", Weaver, a 55-year-old university professor, told reporters in Victoria, referring to the election's formal end on May 31.

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Achhe din are here, says BJP chief Amit Shah

The Prime Minister started his public engagements on Friday by inaugurating the country's longest river bridge, the Dhola-Sadiya bridge, in Tinsukia district. On demonetisation , Shah said it was a "courageous step" aimed at curbing black money. In these three years, the conditions of the farmers have deteriorated.

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Everything you need to know about the Congressional Budget Office

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, a key health care negotiator, agreed it will be hard to get 50 votes out of the 52-member Republican conference, a threshold that would require Vice President Mike Pence to break a tie.

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Netanyahu: hope Trump visit will be 'milestone' for peace

In that video , the couple strolls along as hundreds watch when the first lady, donning a crisp white skirt and jacket, seems to flick away the president's hand as he tried to grip hers in his own. Ironically, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is walking down the tarmac at the same time holding the hand of his wife Sara. "The proper thing for him to do is to wait for his spouse at the bottom of the stairs and then take her hand and assist her down the last few steps as she ...

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Pakistan reopens Afghan border on 'humanitarian grounds'

Pakistan reopened Friendship Gate (باب دوستی) Chaman on humanitarian grounds in Ramazan on request from Afghan authorities, reports 24 News HD. Trading and pedestrian traffic resumed on the border following the announcement. As many as 11 people were killed and 46 injured in the firing. Both countries claim the disputed villages in full. Later, Pakistani officials said dozens of Afghan police personnel were killed in retaliatory fire but the figure was dismissed by the Afghan ambassador in ...

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'Trumponomics' of USA budget is latest low point for president

But as we've seen time and again, too many businesses choose the bottom line over the greater good, and Americans are the ones who endure the consequences. But Mulvaney stood by the administration's position, and slammed the "certain narrative" that Republicans "don't care about poor people", standing by the confidence social safety nets give people to "take risks and go out on their own".

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Dhola-Sadiya bridge, longest in the country, inaugurated

Sadiya is the birthplace of the legendary Assamese singer Bhupen Hazarika . The 9.15-km Dhola-Sadiya Bridge is India's longest bridge connecting Dhola on Brahmaputra's south bank to Sadiya on the north in Assam. "And it is the dream of the people of the state of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam that the bridge constructed at Sadiya be named after him", said APLS President, Y D Thongchi in a memorandum.

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Trump's cruel budget is just more propaganda

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin , Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue are also testifying before House panels. Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican, said faster growth would solve "many of our problems", but "whether or not we hit those numbers or not, I don't know the answer to that because I haven't seen all of those numbers".

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Saudi, UAE pledge Dollars 100 millions to Ivanka Trump womens' fund

The president is set to land at Ben Gurion International Airport on Monday for a visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories. United States President Donald Trump acknowledged that India was a victim of terrorism . "We want to convey a message to the West and the world that the Muslim world is not an enemy", Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said, the Saudi-owned Al Arabiya reported.

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Libya says brother of Manchester bomber plots terrorist attack in Tripoli

Britain's official terror threat level has also been raised to " critical ", the highest level, late on Tuesday. Police had earlier named British-born Salman Abedi , 22, as the perpetrator of the bombing at the Manchester Arena indoor venue at the end of a concert by USA pop singer Ariana Grande on Monday, attended by thousands of children and teenagers.

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100 confirmed dead in Sri Lanka mudslides

Indian medical teams and emergency relief arrived in Sri Lanka Saturday as the monsoon-related death toll reached 100 and authorities warned of more flooding in low-lying areas. Sri Lankan residents stand in the doorway of a building surrounded by floodwaters. INS Kirch diverted to Colombo to render immediate assistance in flood relief operations, arrived in Colombo Port today.

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Leaders of G7 nations begin summit in Italy

Mr Trump riled European leaders in Brussels on Thursday, berating them for not spending enough on defence and failing to endorse Nato's commitment to mutual defence at a meeting of the Atlantic alliance. He also deplored German trade policies at a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, saying Germany's export prowess was "bad", EU and USA officials confirmed on Friday.

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Super Eagles hold Corsica to draw in friendly match

Jean-Jacques Mandrichi scored from the penalty spot to put the Corsica side ahead 5 minutes into the game after Tyronne Ebuehi was penalised for handling the ball inside the box. Succour finally came Nigeria's way in the 80th minute when Oghenekaro Etebo was brought down in the box and Iheanacho was on hand to atone for his missed chances buy slotting in the penalty kick awarded to the Super Eagles .

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Meeting The Pope An 'Honor Of A Lifetime'

In Saudi Arabia , on the other hand, head coverings are not required for women from outside the kingdom. The 30-minute meeting ended when Vatican sovereign rang the bell in his private study. Trump, the 13th president to visit the Vatican, also toured the Sistine Chapel. When he changed his mind, the Vatican squeezed him in at 8:30am on a Wednesday morning, an unusual day and an unusually early time.

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Is Your Sunscreen Protecting You?

Or if you want a way to protect your scalp and strands without weighing down your hair, a light mist may be better for the job. To help you protect yourself, Dr. Further, they emphasize that the Food and Drug Administration does not have any additional requirements or even a set of criteria that would differentiate sunscreen products that are marketed for children.

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Trump Brands Those Responsible for Manchester as 'Evil Losers in Life'

I'm am one of those who isn't holding his breath. "I think it's a bit silly because by being here at such a ceremony, we all understand that by being part of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation we treat the obligations and commitments", said press secretary Sean Spicer, who dubbed speculation about Trump's intent "laughable".

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Fractures between United States, allies visible on Trump's final stop

Trump has repeatedly called on other countries in the military alliance to share the burden of both spending and action for defense. World leaders will also look for clarity on Trump's trade policies, and whether the United States will assist allies with counterterrorism efforts as well as with the influx of Middle Eastern refugees into European countries.

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Oil slips further Friday on disappointing OPEC meeting outcome

Well then - it looks as though OPEC, Russia and other major oil producers have agreed this week that they are going to hold their collective brush power for another nine months. "If it is underpinned by the fundamentals of a recovering oil market , there could be more upside than downside", said S&P Dow Jones. Some non-OPEC oil producers, such as Russian Federation and Kazakhstan have also attempted to boost their production.

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Donald Trump Clashes With World Leaders at G7 Summit

The G7's Italian presidency placed this year's summit in Sicily to underline the proximity of the crisis. NPR's Tamara Keith is traveling with the president. Where there was once broad agreement, now G-7 leaders will be looking to build trust among themselves as they seek common ground. "We're a trading nation and we're always going to stand up for that".

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Comey to testify publicly before Senate Intelligence Committee

The following week, Comey associates revealed that the then-FBI Director had written a memo detailing a February 14 conversation with the president in which Trump asked him to close down the bureau's investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn .

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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Block on Trump Travel Ban

The first paragraph of Chief Judge Roger Gregory's majority opinion is particularly vehement, accusing the order of using "vague words of national security" to obscure a context that "drips with religious intolerance, animus, and discrimination".

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Donald Trump wishes Muslims 'a joyful Ramadan'

Toronto- Avoiding his usual rhetoric, US President, Donald Trump delivered a softer, more hopeful message to Muslims around the world on Friday as they prepare to begin their observance of the holy month. Fasting is seen as a way to cleanse the soul and have empathy for those in the world who are hungry and less fortunate. Görmez also said Ramadan should not be turned into a month of amusement and gaudiness, while warning worshippers to not make iftar meals a place of wastage.

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Not getting enough sleep? Your brain might be eating itself

Sleep deprivation does many things to our body, we feel tired, gravitate towards junk food to stay awake and certainly changes our mood, but eat our brains? During the study , mice were either allowed to have sufficient sleep or were kept awake for 8 hours to many days to replicate sleep deprivation.

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Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation debut does little to assure allies

U.S. President Donald Trump (R) shakes hands with Federica Mogherini, the EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, during the EU-USA Leaders' Meeting at the European Council headquarters, in Brussels , Belgium, May 25, 2017.

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Budget director gets heat over Trump's proposals

He wants to cut the State Department budget by nearly a third and has still not appointed a single person below the Secretary of State after sending the professional holdovers from the Obama administration packing when he took office. The budget would reduce pension benefits for federal workers by $63 billion by eliminating cost-of-living adjustments for most and by requiring employees to make larger contributions.

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My Arsenal future will be decided end May: Wenger

Wenger, whose contract expires in the summer, has suggested that his future will be decided at a board meeting after the FA Cup final. Wenger chose not to join his players on the traditional end-of-season lap of honour after the victory over Everton but it was majority owner Stan Kroenke who took the brunt of the criticism from the fans.

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No. 4 WVU rallies past No. 1 Texas Tech

In the 10th, the Mountaineers' (34-23) bats exploded for six runs on four hits. The Cowboys defeated WVU 8-4 in the second round of the Big 12 Championship on Thursday afternoon. Lake singled, and Gray delivered a triple down the right-field line to score both runners. Shortly after Hill scored, Cramer chugged around the bases and slid home with a little-league home run.

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Secret Service investigates Turkish president's security detail's clash with protesters

The official also confirmed that two members of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail "were briefly detained during the altercations and subsequently released" and returned to Turkey with Erdogan. Nine people were hurt and two people were arrested during the incident on Tuesday, and a D.C. Fire and EMS spokesperson reported two of those who were hurt sustained serious injuries and were taken to hospitals.

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Miley Cyrus Talks Manchester Arena Bombing, Sings 'Malibu' on 'Today'

Dressed in a white tracksuit, black mesh top and black boots, Noah rocked the stage alongside several backing dancers. Needless to say, she looked flawless! Toward the end of the interview , Daly touched on Cyrus' previous performance of "Malibu," which she dedicated to Ariana Grande and the victims of the May 22 Manchester Arena bombing.

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Major search for fisherman after boat sinks in Irish Sea

RNLI lifeboat service manager Owen Medland told RTÉ News: "Skerries Lifeboat recovered one of the casualties". A second man was rescued from the water after their fishing trawler sank close to the harbour yesterday afternoon. Others taking part in the mission included the Navy vessel LE Niamh and the Air Corps' Casa maritime patrol aircraft. Divers from the Garda Water Unit are also at the search area.

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GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefits

Lowering premiums was the biggest sticking point for getting the bill out of the House. Acknowledging that it can't pinpoint which states might seek the waiver, CBO analysts project that one-sixth of the US population reside in states that could choose not to cover essential health services and may opt to charge people with preexising conditions more in in premiums than healthy people.

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Led coalition airstrikes in eastern Syrian town kill 35

Between 23 April and 23 May the Observatory reported that at least 225 civilians had been killed in strikes by the US-led coalition and 146 had been killed by Syrian government aircraft. A May 11 airstrike also near Mayadin killed Abu Asim al-Jazaeri, described as an ISIS external operations planner and a Syria-based French-Algerian ISIS fighter.

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Health Canada authorizes three new supervised-injection sites in Metro Vancouver

Two of the new sites are in Surrey, B.C., one is in Vancouver and a mobile consumption site has been approved to operate in Montreal. Vancouver is getting a third legally sanctioned supervised injection site after the federal government announced Friday that it approved an application from Vancouver Coastal Health for a facility on Powell Street in the Downtown Eastside.