• Notice to Centre on order banning cattle trade for slaughter

    Notice to Centre on order banning cattle trade for slaughter

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    The opposition to the government's cattle trade rule has reached the Supreme Court , which asked the NDA government today to respond on the contentions of several petitions. The regulation was meant to protect "animals from cruelty and not to regulate the existing trade in cattle for slaughter houses", the ministry said.
  • Panamagate probe: Sharif to be questioned by JIT today

    Panamagate probe: Sharif to be questioned by JIT today

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    Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is appearing before a Supreme Court-appointed team investigating allegations against his family's offshore companies and money laundering. Mr. Sharif has denied any wrongdoing. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has taken the important decision after consulting close aides and is in the process of being briefed by his team of lawyers.
  • Malcolm Turnbull mocks Donald Trump in leaked Laurie Oakes video

    Malcolm Turnbull mocks Donald Trump in leaked Laurie Oakes video

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    That came after the Washington Post reported that Trump berated Turnbull in a phone call and "abruptly ended" their conversation. "It was lovely. It was the most handsome putting-me-at-ease ever", he joked. version, the leader's speech is supposed to be off the record. The US Embassy in Canberra issued a statement: "We understand that last night's event is equivalent to our White House Correspondents' Dinner".
  • Words of wisdom: Things only Donald Trump could have said

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    Yesterday, Trump called Democrats obstructionists multiple times. "Can't wait to celebrate tonight!" Trump shares his birthday , June 14, with Flag Day and the U.S. The increasingly low approval ratings come amid ongoing investigations into the Trump administration's alleged ties to Russian Federation, its decision to pull from the Paris Climate Agreement as well as the president's decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey.
  • Bill Cosby's fate is now in the hands of the jury

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    Andrea Constand , the 44-year-old at the centre of the case, says the alleged incident happened during a visit to his home to seek career advice. Bill Cosby's accuser Andrea Constand leaves the courtroom after closing arguments in the Cosby trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
  • Suspect Dies After Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice In Virginia

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    Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head six years ago, an event many of her former colleagues recalled Wednesday. Police confirmed that the suspect is in custody. Some American politicians offered more than thoughts and prayers. Dozens of shots were fired, according to numerous news reports. "It's - it's not a good situation to be in", Brooks told CNN.
  • USA formally rejects Paris climate treaty at G-7 environmental meeting

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    As the aftershocks of the Trump administration's June 1 rejection of the Paris Agreement continue to rumble, groups across the United States have rebelled against the decision to withdraw from the the global climate pact. Those states that have not yet ratified the agreement may delay their actions, while those that have signed it will use the Trump's opposition as an excuse to step back from their commitments.
  • Qatar Airways says majority of network unaffected by airspace restrictions

    Qatar Airways says majority of network unaffected by airspace restrictions

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    Doha denies accusations by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain that it supports terrorism and courts regional rival Iran. According to DW, underpinning Turkey's stance on Qatar are strong investment ties, cooperation in Syria's civil war and the sharing of similar views on political Islam, most notably on Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood, which the Gulf monarchies and Egypt oppose.
  • Trump Being Investigated For Possible Obstruction Of Justice

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    Trump brushed aside Holt's question about the timing of the firing, which raised eyebrows coming as it did while Comey was overseeing an investigation into possible Trump campaign collusion with Russians who meddled in the election. But investigators began probing Trump for obstruction of justice soon after Comey's termination. They say senior intelligence officials will be interviewed about whether Mr Trump tried to end an inquiry into his sacked national security adviser.
  • Attack on lawmakers stirs memories of Giffords shooting

    Attack on lawmakers stirs memories of Giffords shooting

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    Barber, who took over Giffords' seat in Congress before narrowly losing a re-election bid in 2014, said Wednesday's shooting was a reminder of how low political discourse has fallen. Giffords was the main target of the attack which killed six people and injured 12. The congresswoman stepped down from her position in January of 2012, but she, along with her husband Mark Kelly, founded Americans for Responsible Solutions , a non-profit that advocates for stricter gun control.
  • Republican lawmaker hurt in shooting

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    Two Capitol Police officers who intervened to stop the shooter were also injured along with a congressional staffer and a lobbyist. In a closed-door, all-member House briefing Wednesday morning, Rep. Chaos ensued. Lawmakers dove for cover. The man who shot and wounded four people at a Republican baseball practice on Wednesday in Alexandria, Virginia, had two guns in his possession, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has confirmed.