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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj rubbished reports that Congress leader Shashi Tharoor will help the Narendra Modi government in drafting a statement on Kulbhushan Jadhav to be read out in Parliament. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said the Indian High Commission in Islamabad was not informed about Jadhav's trial. India has maintained since Jadhav's arrest that he was kidnapped in Iran, where he was doing business and taken to Pakistan.
  • G7 fails to reach agreement over fresh Syria, Russia sanctions

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    Or, he added, it could maintain its alliance with Syria , Iran and militant group Hezbollah, "which we believe is not going to serve Russia's interests' longer term". Others argued for a more conciliatory approach. Russia, which along with Iran has deployed forces to help Assad win the six-year-old civil war, reacted with fury to the United States strike and continues to cast doubt on the regime's involvement in the chemical attack, to Washington's disgust.
  • Republicans: 'Obamacare' can be undone by Trump

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    Conversations around the details of the new effort are taking place just as House members prepare to head home for a recess, in which, lawmakers - especially moderate Republicans - could face another round of angry protests at town halls. A Republican senator playing a major role in the attempt to revive the healthcare bill, Rand Paul, said on Tuesday that the Trump administration and Republican lawmakers were still at an "impasse" in talks.
  • United Airlines apologises for forced passenger removal

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    According to Chicago Tribune, the incident happened on a United flight at Chicago's O' Hare worldwide airport on Sunday evening. Munoz called the incident a "system failure". "And once you're on board, you are subject to being deplaned based on the order of the crew". But Dao agreed to get off the plane, passenger Jayse Anspach said.
  • Bannon, Kushner meet to clear air, end White House rift

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    Kushner and other aides anxious that Bannon's fixation on "deconstructing" government had not served Trump well in the first months of his presidency. Both Cohn and Powell - who both came to the administration directly from Goldman Sachs - are viewed internally as close to Kushner, a dynamic that rankled those in the White House close to Bannon.
  • Haley says Syria regime change is 'inevitable'

    Haley says Syria regime change is 'inevitable'

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    The official said the U.S.is now convinced Russian Federation controlled the drone. Putin said on Tuesday Russia would be urgently asking the global chemical weapons watchdog - the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons - to investigate the incident.
  • Goldman veterans brought vast wealth to Trump's White House

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    Ivanka Trump's business trust is worth more than $50 million, the 54-page disclosure form filed by Jared Kushner revealed. While the billionaire Trump had campaigned as a champion of ordinary working-class Americans, the White House on Friday said the wealth of his advisers was a mark of their abilities.
  • Show EVMs can be hacked, EC throws open challenge

    Show EVMs can be hacked, EC throws open challenge

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    Representatives of parties including Congress, BSP, DMK, Trinamool Congress and the Left met top EC officials to demand reintroduction of the ballot paper system. The parties demanded that the EC dispel their apprehensions and reassure the people of the country regarding the issue. "Any erosion of these basic principles which sustain this edifice needs to be addressed forthwith and in the right earnest", said another leader.
  • Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro chastised by his top prosecutor

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    Police moved them on. The Supreme Court ruled late Wednesday that as long as lawmakers remained in contempt of earlier court rulings that nullified all legislation passed by congress, the high court can assume the constitutionally assigned powers of the National Assembly, which has been controlled by the opposition for almost a year and a half.
  • EC dismisses media reports about malfunctioning of 18 EVMs

    EC dismisses media reports about malfunctioning of 18 EVMs

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    Accusing the Election Commission of "overlooking" complaints of alleged EVM manipulation, Kejriwal linked the Commission to Mahabharata's character Dhritarashtra . Kejriwal demanded that the civic polls on April 23 be held only using Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) with Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) and that too after all political parties are given a chance to technically examine them randomly.
  • Tillerson Will Discuss Hacking During Meeting With Russians

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    White House officials say the US intelligence community is confident that Syrian President Bashar Assad attacked his own people with chemical weapons on April 4 - and that an alternative explanation offered by Russian Federation is an effort to deflect blame and "confuse the world community".