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Kapil Mishra on hunger strike, demands details of foreign tours'

Kapil Mishra on hunger strike, demands details of foreign tours'

Please give all the details of your cabinet ministers' foreign tours. Where was the money spend? How did they all go on on foreign tours? Mr Modi's party rejected these allegations, and asked Mr Kejriwal to respond to Mr Mishra's claims. In order to investigate the matter, summons were issued to AAP but they were reluctant to attend the proceedings in response.The IT department also probed the receipt of "voluntary contributions" to AAP.


Turkey calls for ouster of USA envoy for anti-IS coalition

Turkey calls for ouster of USA envoy for anti-IS coalition

McClatchy reports that former President Obama and his national security adviser Susan Rice informed then president-elect Trump of a Pentagon plan to retake the city of Raqqa, an ISIS stronghold, with the help of Syrian Kurdish forces. "Our intent is to work with the Turks, alongside one another, to take Raqqa down, and we're going to sort it out and we'll figure out how we're going to do it", US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said at the time .



Trump says, speaking for himself, there was no collusion with Russian Federation

The term special counsel simply replaced the term " special prosecutor " that was used through the 1980s, after which the laws around special prosecutors expired and were not renewed, therefore retiring the term. His appointment, by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, was a striking shift for the Justice Department, which had resisted increasingly insistent calls from Democrats for an outside prosecutor.



Trump denies any collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation

Rosenstein, who was appointed US attorney by President George W. Bush and held the job for the entire Obama administration, didn't immediately embrace the idea of a special counsel. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. At last! An independent counsel has come along to deal with the "Russia thing", as President Donald Trump characterized his imbroglio with Moscow.



Russia is now a criminal matter, senators say after 'sobering' briefing

McCaskill, and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., later added to the intrigue when they disclosed that, in a private meeting with senators, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller, told them Trump was determined to fire Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey before Rosenstein wrote a memo critical of Comey.



Trump to extend Iran sanctions, still developing U.S. policy

The new sanctions concern "Iranian defense officials, an Iranian entity, and a China-based network that supplied missile-applicable items to a key Iranian defense entity'" as announced by the US Treasury Department. Nephew made the remarks in a call hosted by Diplomacy Works, a new organization of former United States diplomats and policymakers, mostly Democrats, formed to defend the deal.