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British PM May could axe Hammond as finance minister, appoint Rudd

Friends of the interior minister said she would accept the job if it was offered, the Telegraph said. But with the Conservative poll lead shrinking, and one analysis suggesting the election could produce a hung parliament, the Home Secretary shifted away from the party's presidential campaign style, saying: "Part of being a good leader is having a good, strong team around you".



Lankan Floods' Death Toll Rises

Sri Lankan rescuers pulled out more bodies from under enormous mudslides Sunday as the death toll climbed to 146 with 112 others missing. High Commissioner of India Taranjit Sandhu handed over the supplies to Ravi Karunanayake, Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka at Colombo port.



Trump expected to keep US embassy in Tel Aviv

Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, U.S. officials and a diplomatic source said on Wednesday, despite his campaign pledge to go ahead with the controversial move. "The question is does making this move prejudice" the peace process, the official added. "No one should consider this step to be in any way a retreat from the President's strong support for Israel and for the United States-Israel alliance", the White House said in a statement .



Palestinians say embassy decision best for peace

Like presidents before him, Trump had promised during the campaign to move the embassy. The waiver was due to expire June 1.No Israeli government, including Netanyahu's, has wished to create conflict with the U.S.by insisting on the embassy move, says leading Israeli columnist Nahum Barnea.Zomlot says: "We are ready to start the consultation process with the United States of America administration".Spicer says the six-month waiver Trump signed Thursday shouldn't be considered a retreat from ...



After warm-up wins, India ready to defend Champions Trophy title

Kumar scalped three wickets in each of the two warm-up matches that India played against New Zealand and Bangladesh while Bumrah was economical. "I worked at the National Cricket Academy, went to UAE for treatment, came to England and eventually I have made my way back to full fitness", Sohail said.


EVM hackathon: Uttarakhand High Court stays Election Commission's challenge

EVM hackathon: Uttarakhand High Court stays Election Commission's challenge

The EVM challenge has been divided into two parts. Each political party was allowed to pick at least four EVMs of their choice from any four polling stations out of the five poll-gone states. According to the report, the machine, which will be used in the entire exercise will be the same used by Bharadwaj in the Delhi Assembly last month, when he had shown how machines can be tampered with.