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Plea seeking to abort foetus: SC sets up medical board

Plea seeking to abort foetus: SC sets up medical board

Indian law forbids women to have an abortion when they are more than 20 weeks pregnant unless doctors say the mother's life is in jeopardy. "Medical experts have categorically opined that if the 10-year-old rape survivor is forced to give birth through normal delivery or C-section, it may be fatal to the life of the girl as well her child", the petition filed through advocate Kedar Nath Tripathy has said.


Bihar DM gets overzealous; asks villager to sell his wife

Bihar DM gets overzealous; asks villager to sell his wife

Villagers should sell their wives if they can not afford to install lavatories at home, according to a magistrate in India's poorest state. Replying to which, DM said, "I will talk to you". If this is the mentality you have, then go and sell your wife. Though the IAS officer later denied having made such a comment, a video has gone viral, which shows Tanuj apparently losing his cool when the villager asked him for an advance payment to construct the structure.


Captain Marvel, Midway to Film in California

Captain Marvel, Midway to Film in California

Coming off a San Diego Comic-Con weekend where Warner Bros and Disney/Marvel flexed serious franchise superhero muscle with presentations for the upcoming Justice League , Ready Player One , the latest Thor and Avengers pics and Black Panther , Monday's disclosure by the state agency on behalf of the annual $330 million program saw $68 million available for this round.



West Bank tense as crisis escalates

Jerusalem is a "red line," Xinhua quoted chief Ahmed Abul Gheit, as saying, adding that "no Arab or Muslim will accept violations" against the city's holy sites and by by-passing Jerusalem , Israel is igniting a big crisis. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan denounced what he called the "excessive use of force" by the Israelis in Friday's clashes. Israel chose to install the metal detectors after Arab-Israeli gunmen had shot two police officers dead.


Giuliani Defends Sessions, Is Not a Contender to Replace Him

Giuliani Defends Sessions, Is Not a Contender to Replace Him

Shortly after Sessions recused himself , Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosentein appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to lead a wide-ranging probe. "I have the honor of serving as attorney general". He also took a swipe at other GOP lawmakers, tweeting, "It's very sad that Republicans, even some that were carried over the line on my back, do very little to protect their President".


Trump Jr. picks veteran DC legislative attorney ahead of Senate meeting

Trump Jr. picks veteran DC legislative attorney ahead of Senate meeting

Kushner is being interviewed by the Senate Intelligence Committee on Monday. These probes have taken a backseat to the Mueller investigation, which is now looking beyond Trump's political campaign and into his businesses. Emails released by Trump Jr. provide evidence that the campaign eagerly sought a meeting with Russian operatives after being promised information about Clinton, even after learning it was coming from the Russian government.