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Rahul Gandhi's auto pelted with stones in Gujarat

Reacting to this development, Rahul Gandhi said he respects the sentiments of party workers but requested them to invest their energy in helping people. The Meghalaya Pradesh Youth Congress today strongly condemned the attack on Rahul Gandhi's auto while visiting the flood affected people in the state of Gujarat and calls it a murder of democracy.

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Sterling slumps as Bank of England cuts growth forecasts

Speaking to the BBC , Broadbent said: "The MPC said given the other assumptions in its forecast it thought there would probably need to be rate rises, and indeed more rate rises than those priced into the interest rate curve in future than the financial markets expect".

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Presidential Vacation: Trump To Spend 17 Days At New Jersey Golf Club

There were testy moments. If there's anything that's "unprecedented, shocking, and dangerous" about these leaks, it's Donald Trump's foreign policy. This is getting risky, folks. Trump: But you can not say that to the press. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia described the unauthorized disclosure of White House transcripts this week as "absolutely" troubling , The Daily Beast reported Thursday, and endorsed investigating the leak in either the House or Senate.

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BJP using muscle, money, Modi to influence RS poll: Congress

While these revelations were being made, Congress supporters created a ruckus outside his house. Meanwhile, a high-level delegation of the Congress leaders have also submitted a memorandum to the Election Commission in the evening, seeking immediate directions to ensure safety, security and liberty of the party MLAs to enable them to effectively cast their votes on August 8.

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Mueller Team Asks White House for Documents on Flynn

The New York Times , which first reported this development, said that though the documents were not sought through a subpoena, this was the first instance of records being sought from the White House. Flynn's consulting business was paid $530,000 to handle a campaign against an opponent of the Turkish government. It has been noted by the president, the Trump of her duties as national security adviser just a few weeks after his appointment, because he had not realized exactly how of the ...

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Iran's President Rouhani takes oath of office for 2nd term

Iran's state TV reported that more than 130 high-ranking officials from various countries and worldwide organisations attended the ceremony. The United States and three Western allies called Iran's recent launch of a satellite-carrying rocket "a threatening and provocative step" that is "inconsistent" with a U.N.

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Constituent Faces Hard and Complex Work in Venezuela

The Vatican on Friday issued an urgent appeal to Venezuela's leaders to suspend the new Constituent Assembly which, it says, is threatening the future of the South American nation. Two opposition leaders, Leopoldo López and Antonio Ledezma, have been re-arrested following the vote. Rodriguez on Friday said: "The worldwide community should not make a mistake over Venezuela".

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India's vice-president to be elected today

He secured 516 votes out of the 760 valid votes. Of this, seven were voters backing Gandhi. Fourteen MPs of different political parties did not vote for varied reasons. With around support of 493 members, Naidu is all set to cross the magic figure of 394. Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi and C Rajagopalachari, is a bureaucrat-turned-diplomat, who was governor of West Bengal.

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Andrew Warren, Oxford University Employee Wanted Over Chicago Murder, Surrenders To Police

Professor Wyndham Lathem surrendered at a federal courthouse in Oakland at about 7:30 p.m Pacific Time and the University of Oxford employee Andrew Warren turned himself in to the San Francisco Police Department at around 6:30 p.m. As police closed in on the pair's position on Friday, it was revealed that Mr Warren and Mr Lathem made a donation to a library in the victim's name in a neighbouring state.

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Australia: a us military plane crashed in the sea, three missing

The aircraft was in Australia for a joint military training exercise held by the USA and Australia last month in Shoalwater Bay. Vessels and aircraft from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group are taking part in the rescue operation.

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Rahul's auto attacked in Gujarat, Congress, BJP in war of words

Stone pelters even smashed several vehicle windows of Rahul's convoy, with Rahul's auto having its rear window shattered. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Centre after his convoy was allegedly attacked by BJP supporters in Gujarat's Banaskantha area.

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Fifty bikers give bullied IN boy ride to school

He kept the bullying secret his family, he said, because he didn't want to worry them. "As a motorcycle community, we don't want to see children getting bullied, because it leads to teenage suicide", he told the Associated Press in a phone interview.

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West Virginia governor announces plan to switch parties

Justice, who ran as a conservative Democrat and did not endorse Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, declared that "Democrats walked away from me" at the rally. Nevertheless, he wanted to experience the embattled President's rally first-hand. "Here's the one thing I hate", she said. However, I feel there is a huge issue with people who do pay their premiums and who do go to work.

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The Secret Service Is Leaving Trump Tower After Reported Lease Disagreements

The U.S. Secret Service had a command post stationed within Trump Tower in New York City before July, but that is no longer the case. While the Secret Service insist their current, temporary, location causes no impedance on their ability to provide security.

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Rain brings cooler temperatures to Denton County

Highs are only in the upper 80s, so a nice relief during the hottest month of the year! More scattered showers and some locally-heavy storms are possible on Thursday , but our best chance of the week comes up on Friday . Winds will be southwest 5 to 8 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Showers and thunderstorms may be found mainly in areas south of I-20 Tuesday .

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller Reportedly Impanels a Second Grand Jury

Trump has called Mueller's probe a " witch hunt ", adding that the special counsel's appointment in May was very harmful to the US. Also on Thursday, CNN reported that Mueller's team has "seized on Trump and his associates' financial ties to Russian Federation as one of the most fertile avenues for moving their probe forward, according to people familiar with the investigation".

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China says India out of Doklam, government denies

As per the Chinese claim the number of Indian troops has been reduced to 40, now from 400 in June. Beijing even claims that it had informed New Delhi about the construction of the road beforehand, to assuage any concerns-but that Indian troops illegally crossed the border to block the road anyway.

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The Lion King remake sees Chiwetel Ejiofor in talks to voice Scar

Disney has set the release of the "Lion King" live-action adaptation in 2019. Chiwetel Ejiofor is an English-Nigerian actor who has been acting in theatre, television, and movies since the late 1990s. He's going to take on voicing duties for the role of Zazu, the hornbill to whom Rowan Atkinson lent his tones in the original movie. James Earl Jones will still be lending his voice as Mufasa .

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Qatar To Buy 7 Warships From Italy In $6 Billion Deal

On June 5, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain pulled their ambassadors from Qatar, ordered all Qataris to return home and banned Qatar from using their ports or airspace. The complaint does not put a value on the trade boycott, and Al Thani declined to estimate how much Qatar could seek in sanctions if the litigation ever reached that stage, which can take five years or longer in the WTO system.

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Mark Zuckerberg Hires Former Clinton, Obama Pollster

Benenson was a strategist for both of Barack Obama's presidential campaigns, and was the chief strategist for Hillary Clinton's doomed campaign previous year. Many of his Facebook posts are about political developments and his opinions about them. However, the 33-year-old CEO of the world's largest social networking site has always maintained that he has no such aspirations.

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The Dark Tower: Stephen King adaptation struggles to get ratings

Speaking of writing, teleplays for "The Dark Tower " series are being done now. In an interview with Empire Movies, source material author Stephen King spoke highly of the movie, noting that it "is something completely new that melds the Western with fantaty".

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Usain Bolt's Chances Of 100m Gold Just A Little Bit Easier

This is his past year, he's only raced twice. "So I think it's going to be very disappointing for everybody - nobody more so than Andre". Farah's haul of nine world and Olympic 5000m and 10,000m titles stacks up alongside that of the Jamaican and few would bet against Sir Mo doing the double again in his last major championships .

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Tejashwi Yadav asks Nitish Kumar to clarify murder charges against him

Yadav had told ET last week that then partners JDURJD-Congress should keep the alliance intact to protect the "anti-BJP mandate of the people". Speaking along the lines of RJD-Congress, Yadav added , "Breaking an agreement with the people is a very big thing, they had voted for the grand alliance".

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US Senate confirms Wray as new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Wray will be just such a leader", she said . Wray testifed before the Senate Judiciary Committee on July 12, which set him to be confirmed by the full Senate . If he was being honest, Wray should make sure the president knows it, and soon. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.; Ed Markey, D-Mass.; Jeff Merkley, D-Ore.; Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass, and Ron Wyden, D-Ore.

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Trump Was Involved in Drafting Son's Statement, Aide Confirms

Vice President Mike Pence and other White House officials had signaled , however, that Mr. Trump planned to sign the bill into law. "It was not a campaign issue at the time and there was no follow up", Trump Jr said . In a statement President Trump said he supports measures to deter "bad behavior" from Pyongyang and Tehran. The White House's confirmation of the president's involvement piqued the interest of investigators, including Senator Mark R.