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"Bathroom bill" continues to bedevil Texas politics

Larry Gonzales , R-Round Rock, Sunset commission chairman. "For the third time, the Senate stood strong and passed what we believe is the strongest, most transformational path to move West Virginia forward", Carmichael said. "This is not personal,"he said". With the clock ticking on the legislative session, Straus said on Friday that the House will not appoint members to negotiate with the Senate on its proposed compromise on a "bathroom bill ".



Car bombs kill 23 in central Baghdad, hit Ramadan crowds

The second blast on Tuesday was also a vehicle bomb attack, security officials said. The attacks happened just days into the holy month of Ramadan when people of the Islamic faith fast during daylight hours. The group has also claimed responsibility for another bomb attack on Monday night near the Shuhada Bridge. It was near a government office in Karkh district.



Trump blasts Germany again as Merkel talks up Indian relations

Warning that terrorism poses a grave threat to future generations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said forces of humanity should come together to combat the menace as India and Germany vowed to take "strong measures" against those who encourage, support and finance it.


British PM candidates clash over Brexit in TV grilling

British PM candidates clash over Brexit in TV grilling

She said she wanted a "deep and special" partnership with the EU. Nigel Farage, former leader of the UK Independence Party and a leading Brexit campaigner, said in a surprise tweet that Corbyn came across in the broadcast as being "totally sincere", although he did not agree with him.


Trump undercuts White House messaging in critical remarks about Germany's trade surplus

Trump undercuts White House messaging in critical remarks about Germany's trade surplus

In Berlin on Sunday, Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that the United States and Britain may no longer be completely reliable partners. At the G7 summit, the six other nations were at odds with Trump on climate change and migration. But after Merkel and other senior German officials, who are campaigning ahead of September national elections in their own country, spent the weekend attacking Trump, the USA leader returned to the theme.



PM Modi departs on two-day visit to Spain

This is the first Indian prime ministerial visit to Spain in almost 30 years after the visit of then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1988. Lauding Germany's assistance in developmental projects over the years, Modi highlighted the successful Indo-German Solar Partnership founded in 2015 and the cooperation on Green Energy Corridors established in 2013.