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Iran sanctions extension act to become law without Obama's signature

Iran sanctions extension act to become law without Obama's signature

The White House conceded that it was rare for a president to neither sign nor veto a law. But White House press secretary Josh Earnest says Obama is letting it become law without his signature, saying Obama retains authority to waive all nuclear sanctions lifted as part of the deal reached with Tehran.


Lok Sabha passes Disabilities Bill

Lok Sabha passes Disabilities Bill

Later after passing the bill, the House was adjourned sine die. Earlier on Wednesday, the Rajya Sabha too had witnessed similar bonhomie for passage of The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2016. The Bill has expanded the category of disabilities to 21, to also include autism and acid attack victims. With the development of the Integrated National Disability Policy, The Gambia government is committed to the promotion of the rights and welfare of persons with disabilities.


Permanent Navy camp to be set up in Hambantota:PM

Permanent Navy camp to be set up in Hambantota:PM

The Navy Commander presented the report on the Navy's recent operation to take control of the Port from the striking workers to the Premier today. The Prime Minister also said that the port was a high security zone and a journalist had entered the premises without proper clearance.



HMP Birmingham jail secured after 12 hour riot

A spokesman from the Prison Governors Association said the disturbance at the Birmingham jail "comes at a very hard time for Noms (National Offender Management Service) on the back of recent riots and at a time when the prison estate is already bursting at the seams".


Donald Trump Calls Josh Earnest 'Foolish' in Speech

Donald Trump Calls Josh Earnest 'Foolish' in Speech

He delivers their message so bad. Trump added: "The president's very positive, but he's not positive and I mean, maybe he's getting his orders from somebody else. "It is not a controversial statement. All of you saw it, it was not in dispute". (Conway) "This is more of this, you know, more of this Monday morning quarterbacking".