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Israel offends Japanese PM by serving him dessert in a shoe

Israel offends Japanese PM by serving him dessert in a shoe

If it was humor, we don't think it is amusing; we were offended on behalf of our prime minister", a Japanese diplomat, who was not named, told Israeli newspaper Yediot Aharonot . While the Israeli ministry rushed to clarify saying- "We have the utmost respect for the Japanese prime minister", PM Netanyahu was quoted as saying- "I want to tell you something, Japan's prime minister visited here".


Water released to Tamil Nadu, Karnataka tells Supreme Court

Water released to Tamil Nadu, Karnataka tells Supreme Court

He sought six days' time for filing the scheme but senior counsel Shekhar Naphade, appearing for Tamil Nadu , asked why it can not be filed on Thursday and Friday. The Siddaramaiah government had filed an affidavit in the top court saying that it has already released around 16 tmc excess water to Tamil Nadu and won't be able to share any more as it barely has enough to fulfil its own needs.


I could be PM after 2019 polls: Rahul Gandhi

I could be PM after 2019 polls: Rahul Gandhi

Siddaramaiah's lawyer cited instances of political advertisements published by the BJP and speeches delivered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during election rallies and accused the saffron party of promoting a "false" and "defamatory" propaganda against his client, reported The Times of India (TOI).


Torture claims, destroyed videos shadow Trump's Central Intelligence Agency pick

Torture claims, destroyed videos shadow Trump's Central Intelligence Agency pick

Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., referring to the upcoming hearing before the Senate intelligence committee. Haspel, now serving as the CIA's acting director, offered to withdraw her nomination last week amid concerns that a debate over a harsh interrogation program would tarnish her reputation and put her out of the running, according to NBC News and The Washington Post .


Pelosi dismisses Democratic candidates running against her leadership: 'Just win, baby'

Pelosi dismisses Democratic candidates running against her leadership: 'Just win, baby'

Pelosi also was not concerned about Democratic candidates who have said they will not support her . "I do object to what they did in the dark of night and speed of light". "I don't take offense at that", she said. McCarthy cited the GOP's sweeping overhaul of the US tax system, as well as other facets of positive economic growth as reasons why he believes the party needs to defeat Democratic opponents in the November midterm elections.


It's still hard to digest Trump's McCain comments

It's still hard to digest Trump's McCain comments

But it's up to [McCain]. McCain and Trump have had a rough relationship, particularly during the 2016 presidential primary, when Trump said McCain - a POW for years in Vietnam - was not really a war hero because he was captured. "I don't know how much longer I'll be here ... my predicament is, well, rather unpredictable", McCain said in an audio excerpt from his upcoming memoir, " The Restless Wave: Good Times , Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations", provided to NPR.