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Sitharaman presses IAF to rescue students from TN forest fire

Sitharaman presses IAF to rescue students from TN forest fire

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tweeted that the IAF has been instructed to help the rescue operation. The official said it is not known how they reached the spot and if it was with or without the knowledge of the Forest Department.


Russian Federation test-fires Kinzhal hypersonic missile

Russian Federation test-fires Kinzhal hypersonic missile

The officials said the test was a success and that the missile hit its intended target. "Performance characteristics and time indicators of the Kinzhal high-precision airborne missile system were confirmed during the hypersonic missile launch", the ministry said.


Trump's lawyers will set up an interview with Mueller - on these conditions

Trump's lawyers will set up an interview with Mueller - on these conditions

He declined to speak with journalists on the way in or out of the building, and it was not immediately clear what testimony he offered to the grand jury or what documents he provided. Along with getting Mueller's team to commit to an end date for at least the part of its probe relating to Trump, his lawyers also want the prosecutors to agree to the scope of the President's questioning.


US eases way to more tariff exemptions under pressure from allies

US eases way to more tariff exemptions under pressure from allies

Signals of countermeasures or exemption requests followed his move. European steel and aluminum associations have warned that the US tariffs could cost their sectors thousands of jobs. Malmstroem said negotiations would continue next week, after crunch talks with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer failed to defuse a bitter row that many fear could turn into an all-out trade war.


At least 2 dead, 1 rescued in helicopter crash

At least 2 dead, 1 rescued in helicopter crash

The helicopter, a model used by tourist companies, went down near Gracie Mansion, the mayoral residence. Emergency vehicles involved in rescue of downed helicopter in the East River. NYPD and FDNY divers are on scene and in the water, the mayor's spokesman said. The skies over NY constantly buzz with helicopters carrying tourists, businesspeople, traffic reporters, medical teams and others.


Kim Jong Un Invites Trump to Meet in North Korea

Kim Jong Un Invites Trump to Meet in North Korea

This signals an important departure from the past when the North thoroughly rejected the U.S. Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump will meet before May, but is it a giant bluff? Cory Gardner said Friday that verifiable denuclearization is the "new red line" in the United States relationship with North Korea dictator Kim Jong-un and said success of the negotiations hinges on China being all-in.