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Global Media Pranab Mukherjee was better qualified than me to become PM: Manmohan Singh
Author: 0 Pranab Mukherjee was better qualified than me to become PM: Manmohan Singh

This evening, Manmohan, as always, remained unaffected by the reaction to what he had said, moving on in his impassive style to flag some milestones in his association with Mukherjee that goes back to the early 1970s. In his speech at the function, Mukherjee described Congress as a coalition in itself, as it brough all ideas on one platform. That was reflected in the Congress - the biggest coalition.

Author: 0 Italian librarian gets sick pay to look after her dog

An Italian librarian who says her English setter is her family has won the right from her employer to use family sick leave to care for her ailing pet instead of having to use vacation days. Italian animal advocacy group, LAV, cited the case as precedent and say that any pet-owners who obtain a veterinarian's certificate should be able to enjoy the same benefits.

Global Media Priebus interviewed by Mueller's investigative team
Author: 0 Priebus interviewed by Mueller's investigative team

He was happy to answer all of their questions", the attorney said. He declined to elaborate. Priebus is seen as a key player in understanding the president's actions because he was present for many meetings, including discussions on firing Comey and White House meetings with Russian officials.

Global Media Cuomo, Schneiderman issue statements on health care executive order
Author: 0 Cuomo, Schneiderman issue statements on health care executive order

Attorneys general from California and NY say they are prepared to sue the Trump administration to protect health-care subsides that the White House said would be cut off. "Massive subsidy payments to their pet insurance companies has stopped". Becerra and other Democratic state attorneys general had intervened in that case, which is before the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, to pick up the defense of the subsidies if the Trump administration chose to withdraw.

Global Media Gurung has links with NE insurgent groups: WB Police
Author: 0 Gurung has links with NE insurgent groups: WB Police

Minister paid deep condolence and strongly condemned over the killing of police ASI Amitava Malik and said it's very sad to hear about the death of young police officer who recently got married. The GJM, that has been spearheading the revived movement of Gorkhaland in the hills, is now a divided house, with a section of activists remaining with GJM chief Gurung while another faction has shifted allegiance towards expelled party leader Binay Tamang.

Global Media Egypt: Khattab Gets 12 Votes in 2nd Round of Unesco Election
Author: 0 Egypt: Khattab Gets 12 Votes in 2nd Round of Unesco Election

The victor must be confirmed by the UNESCO general conference next month and will replace outgoing Director-General Irina Bokova in January 2018. She is also a former minister of family and population. In the face of Arab divisions , France has presented Azoulay as a consensus figure who could mend fences within the organisation and sooth tensions caused by recent resolutions against Israel.

Global Media Donald Trump launches fresh attack on Barack Obama over North Korea crisis
Author: 0 Donald Trump launches fresh attack on Barack Obama over North Korea crisis

North Korea is once again threatening to launch missiles toward Guam, the New York Times reports. The article ended with a familiar warning: that the U.S. North Korea has made similar threats against the United States for decades. Despite Trump's tough talk, John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, said Thursday that North Korea's nuclear threat was "manageable" for now.

Global Media Rahul's elevation part of 'Beta Bachao, Beta Banao' campaign: BJP
Author: 0 Rahul's elevation part of 'Beta Bachao, Beta Banao' campaign: BJP

Rahul, however, refused to comment on his elevation as the party president, NDTV reported . The UPCC resolution will now be fforwarded to All India Congress Committee (AICC) for necessary action. Earlier on October 7, the Delhi unit of the AICC passed a resolution requesting vice president Rahul to take over as party president. "Rahul Gandhi's able leadership will help us fight divisive forces", Hridayesh said.

Global Media Kurdish VP - Thousands of troops sent to Kirkuk to face
Author: 0 Kurdish VP - Thousands of troops sent to Kirkuk to face "Iraqi threat"

Kurdish authorities have sent thousands more troops to the oil region of Kirkuk to confront "threats" from Iraq's central government, the vice president of the autonomous Kurdistan region said on Friday. Kurdish Peshmerga moved into Kirkuk when the army collapsed in the face of Islamic State in 2014, preventing the region's oil fields from falling in the hands of the militants.

Global Media Trump says people using 'Merry Christmas' again
Author: 0 Trump says people using 'Merry Christmas' again

President Donald Trump on Friday pledged to an adoring crowd of evangelicals his commitment to religious liberty, as he declared that his administration was "substantially ahead of schedule" in delivering on campaign promises. "If I'm president, you will see 'Merry Christmas" in department stores, believe me, believe me". He adds his hope that Congress will give the American people a Christmas gift by passing his tax cut proposal.

Global Media Trump appears to admit he can't do much about 'fake news'
Author: 0 Trump appears to admit he can't do much about 'fake news'

President Donald Trump appeared on Friday morning to admit that - despite his crusade against what he characterizes as "fake news" - he really can't do much about it. Moments later Trump retweeted another O'Reilly message, this time explicitly addressing his threat to revoke the "license" of what he perceives to be corrupt, politically motivated media outlets.

Global Media China's trade growth picks up pace, suggesting robust economy
Author: 0 China's trade growth picks up pace, suggesting robust economy

China's September trade surplus reached 28.5 billion, compared to customs revised figure for August of 41 billion. China's imports of copper and copper products climbed by 26.5 percent year-on-year in September, Reuters calculations based on customs data showed Friday, but still remain on course for an annual drop in 2017.

Author: 0 Sen. Susan Collins Will Not Run for Governor of Maine

Republican Sen. Susan Collins is set to announce whether she will stay in the U.S. Senate or run for governor of her home state of Maine. Contemplating whether to give up her seniority in the United States Senate and the influence it grants, has been a major factor in her decision.

Global Media Family freed from Taliban captivity leaves Pakistan for Canada
Author: 0 Family freed from Taliban captivity leaves Pakistan for Canada

He expressed that they were expecting Boyle and his family shortly in Canada. Coleman was abducted five years ago while traveling in Afghanistan with her husband. "His last words were, 'I'll see you in a couple days, Mom", Linda Boyle said. Thursday's statements from Islamabad and Washington were the first mention of a third child.

Global Media Turkish troops enter northern Syria in new operation
Author: 0 Turkish troops enter northern Syria in new operation

Over 100 soldiers, including special forces, and 30 armored vehicles entered Idlib, Turkey's Hurriyet daily reported on Friday, as it speculated more troops could be sent to the province over the next few days. The convoy was heading toward Sheikh Barakat, a high area overlooking rebel-held territory and the Kurdish YPG-controlled canton of Afrin, the witnesses said.

Global Media Officer reportedly shot in New Orleans East
Author: 0 Officer reportedly shot in New Orleans East

The Officer was transported to University Medical Center, where he died. The New Orleans police commissioner says the officer was on patrol at Tower Lane and Lake Forest Blvd with three other officers when they spotted something suspicious.

Global Media Women right activists hopeful for landmark judgment in Sabarimala Temple case
Author: 0 Women right activists hopeful for landmark judgment in Sabarimala Temple case

Among the questions referred to the bench include the question of whether or not any group of people - women in this case - can be prevented from entering a Hindu place of worship according to current laws. As per current practice, the temple doesn't allow entry to any woman who has attained puberty. Questioning the age-old custom, the Supreme Court in July had said, "A temple is a public religious place and can not refuse entry to a woman.

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