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Sidhu gets official clearance for TV show

Sidhu gets official clearance for TV show

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said Thursday he had no objection to his colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu doing his television show, if that is his main source of income. Majority of the Congress MLAs greeted Captain Amarinder and Siddhu after they took oath. "I can't be a transporter like ex-deputy CM Sukhbir Badal". SAD MLA from Majitha, Bikram Singh Majithia, former finance minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa, Dera Bassi MLA N K Sharma and senior SAD leader Ajit Singh Kohar were among those ...


Trump, Republicans withdraw health care bill in first major defeat

Trump, Republicans withdraw health care bill in first major defeat

There were so many tweaks being made, it got to the point where, by Friday, some GOP lawmakers didn't know what they were about to vote on. With a vote scheduled for this week, Trump and Ryan had to find a solution. Members flowing out of the meeting were disappointed, frustrated, or, in some cases, shocked. "We all learned a lot", Trump said. "We're done with this".


Chechnya: Russian soldiers killed in clash with insurgents

Chechnya: Russian soldiers killed in clash with insurgents

Hours later SITE reported that ISIS had confirmed its "Caucasus Province" carried out a "six-man suicide raid" that claimed six soldiers' lives and injured three others, alluding to the attack in Chechnya. On Friday Kadyrov promised to wage a "ferocious fight" against the jihadists. Two National Guard soldiers were killed in a Chechen village in January during a joint operation with police and special forces in which four suspected militants also died.


US Senate approves Coats for director of national intelligence

US Senate approves Coats for director of national intelligence

Coats was a member of the Senate's intelligence committee until he retired from the Senate at the end of a year ago. The Senate Intelligence committee voted overwhelmingly last week to approve Coats' nomination. He replaces James Clapper. Trump's first choice for his essential national security adviser, Mike Flynn, was forced to resign after allegedly misrepresenting the content of December phone calls with the Russian ambassador.


Five Children Among 11 Syrians Killed as Boat Sinks off Turkey: DHA

Five Children Among 11 Syrians Killed as Boat Sinks off Turkey: DHA

Video footage on the DHA network shows half a dozen of the bodies after they had been recovered from the water and were laid out near ambulances on Friday. Turkish television channel NTV said the refugees and migrants had been travelling in a rubber boat. IOM's Joel Millman said in a press conference in Geneva that African refugees were traveling via Italy in the wake of the readmission deal.


UK Police Checking 'Urgently' If London Attacker Had Accomplices - SoD

UK Police Checking 'Urgently' If London Attacker Had Accomplices - SoD

Their working assumption is that this is linked to Islamic terrorism". He said that the death toll stands at five, including the attacker, a police officer guarding Parliament and three civilians. Two Met Police officers injured in the attack also remain in hospital with "significant injuries". On Wednesday, a vehicle struck several pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London and then crashed into railings, after which at least one person armed with a knife stabbed to death a police officer ...