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People Modi, Xi Jinping agree maintain peace along border areas
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The two leaders exchanged views on "solidifying" the India-China relationship and chose to issue strategic guidance to their respective militaries to strengthen communications and to build trust and understanding. China claims the strategically important region, but India says it belongs to ally Bhutan. "I hope that the prime minister and I can open a new chapter in Sino-Indian relations during this meeting", Xi said, according to state broadcaster CCTV.

People USA congressman resigns, promising to pay back sexual harassment claim
Author: 0 USA congressman resigns, promising to pay back sexual harassment claim

Meehan's payment was first made public by the New York Times amid a wave of harassment and abuse claims against well known men in entertainment, the news media and government since a year ago. His office did not respond when asked whether he would use personal funds to repay the Treasury. Meehan said he followed the advice of House lawyers and Ethics Committee guidance in agreeing to the payment.

People Attorney general won't say if he's discussed Cohen pardon with Trump
Author: 0 Attorney general won't say if he's discussed Cohen pardon with Trump

But he would not answer Coons' question about whether he'd talked about Cohen with anyone in the White House. The remarks came the same day that the Senate Judiciary Committee approved legislation to protect Mueller from a possible firing attempt by President TrumpDonald John TrumpFormer Watergate prosecutor: Trump taking the fifth would be political suicide Comey: I'm "embarrassed and ashamed" by Republican party Comey, Anderson Cooper clash over whether memo release violated Federal ...

People A top-3 pick in the 2018 Draft should accelerate Canadiens' retool
Author: 0 A top-3 pick in the 2018 Draft should accelerate Canadiens' retool

The Detroit Red Wings were assigned the sixth overall pick for the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. The Montreal Canadiens moved up one spot in the order and will select third. The Ottawa Senators and Arizona Coyotes round out the top five picks. After having dynamic forwards like Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews go first overall in recent years, Dahlin promises to be a franchise-altering player on the back end.

People Attacker kills seven school kids in China By
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The knife-wielding man attacked 19 students near a secondary school in Mizhi County in Shaanxi province, as they were heading home for the day, officials said. A video posted by The Paper , a daily, on video-sharing website Miaopai.com shows two or three bodies lying on the ground in a narrow lane. An assailant killed seven people and wounded 19 others in an attack using a knife in China's northwestern Shaanxi province on Friday.

People Saudi Arabia intercepts missile shot towards Najran
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Saudi Arabia's air defences intercepted a missile fired by Houthi rebels on the same day that the Iran-backed insurgents targeted a hospital in Yemen . Continued missile attacks from Houthi rebels in Yemen have forced Saudi Arabia to cut off air, sea and land links from its neighbour. Saleh Nasser Fazl Al-Bakhshi, self-proclaimed "emir" of the terrorist group's branch in the Aden and Abyan regions, was killed during a successful raid carried out by the units of counter-terrorism, ...

People Cubs welcome Bryant, Zobrist back to lineup
Author: 0 Cubs welcome Bryant, Zobrist back to lineup

The offense had really been playing well as they had averaged 6.83 rpg in their six games prior to game one, but they have now scored a total of two runs in the first two games of this series after falling 3-2 on Friday . ET Saturday at Wrigley Field. Dan Jennings took the loss. Jeremy Jeffress fanned Almora for the second out and got Baez to bounce to Sogard, who allowed the ball to squib out of his glove near second, then threw wildly past the base while trying for an inning-ending ...

People Kathua Rape Case: Supreme Court to Resume Hearing Today
Author: 0 Kathua Rape Case: Supreme Court to Resume Hearing Today

It claimed its demand for a CBI probe was done "in order to ensure that the victim gets justice and the said demand was never to support the alleged rapists", adding, now the same demand has been dropped, even though it still believes that the justice shall be done to the victim only after a fair and impartial probe by the CBI.

People Towson Professor Emerita To Be Honored At White House Correspondents' Dinner
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Some children clearly took after their reporter parents, asking hard-hitting questions about topics like President Trump's decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey. But kids pay attention to the hard-news headlines too. The kids knew exactly what questions to ask and exactly what a fake answer sounded like because they're young and innocent and they just see good and bad, right and wrong - their minds haven't been polluted by grey areas yet.

People US Senate confirms Pompeo as Secretary of State
Author: 0 US Senate confirms Pompeo as Secretary of State

He replaced Rex Tillerson, who was sacked by President Donald Trump last month. Sanders tweeted on Thursday that Pompeo "will do an excellent job helping @POTUS lead our effort to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula". Pompeo said during his confirmation hearing he was open to fixing, rather than blowing apart, the agreement, which Trump has threatened to kill despite pleas not to do so from the other Western signatories and Russian Federation.

People Alfie still breathing but help soon (3)
Author: 0 Alfie still breathing but help soon (3)

Tom Evans met the Pope at the Vatican. In a statement , Alder Hey said: "We wish to reassure patients and families attending Alder Hey hospital today that we are operating as usual and that, although you will see a police presence, the hospital is calm".

People Kushinagar accident: 13 children dead as train rams into UP school van
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The students, all aged below 10, were being driven to class after the van had picked them up from several villages, when a passenger train collided with their vehicle at a railway crossing. Railway Board Chairman Ashwahi Lohani on Thursday said the Railways were committed to "eliminate unmanned level crossings" but said people needed to be careful while crossing the unmanned level crossings.

People Pak court disqualifies foreign minister
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The protest has been planned as opposition parties, including both the major political parties -Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf - believe that the outgoing government of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has no justification for presenting the budget for the whole year.

People Again, herdsmen attack Benue villagers, 16 killed
Author: 0 Again, herdsmen attack Benue villagers, 16 killed

Ignatius Quasi Parish Ukpor-Mbalom". Fulani militia-related violence has been escalating since 2015, with the central states of Nigeria, and particularly Adamawa, Benue, Nasarawa, Plateau, Taraba and southern Kaduna, experiencing cyclical violence.

People WH Backs Muslim Ban Amid SCOTUS Hearing: 'It's Working'
Author: 0 WH Backs Muslim Ban Amid SCOTUS Hearing: 'It's Working'

The Trump administration argues the proclamation is entirely based on national security concerns. "There are other justifications that jump out as to why these particular countries were put on the list", Alito said . Justice Anthony Kennedy to Francisco: "Suppose you have a local mayor and, as a candidate, he makes vituperative hate-hateful statements , he's elected, and on day two, he takes acts that are consistent with those hateful statements".

People Geologists say North Korea's nuclear test site has collapsed
Author: 0 Geologists say North Korea's nuclear test site has collapsed

In 2007, then South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun's public approval ratings shot up when he met with the North's Kim Jong Il. Trump last week said that although he's looking ahead optimistically to a historic meeting with Kim, he could still pull out if he feels it's "not going to be fruitful".

People Days of Mass Protests in Armenia
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Protests erupted in Armenia following the nomination of Sargsyan as the prime ministerial candidate on April 13. In the immediate wake of the resignation, the entire cabinet submitted its resignation to President Armen Sarkisian, who reinstated them.

People Trump's VA Pick Allegedly 'Drank On The Job,' Making His Appointment Uncertain
Author: 0 Trump's VA Pick Allegedly 'Drank On The Job,' Making His Appointment Uncertain

Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), another member of the committee, said his office received what he described as an "unsubstantiated allegation" against Jackson that his staff was investigating. Sen. Johnny Isakson, the Republican chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, and Sen. "We take very seriously our constitutional duty to thoroughly and carefully vet each nominee sent to the Senate for confirmation", the pair said in a statement .

People Hezbollah leader accuses Israel of assassinating Arab scientists
Author: 0 Hezbollah leader accuses Israel of assassinating Arab scientists

Malaysian police on Wednesday released a photo of one of the suspects in the killing of a Palestinian military engineer in Kuala Lumpur . It said Al Batsh had a doctorate in electrical engineering and power electronics from the University of Malaya and received his master's and bachelor's degrees in electrical engineering from the Islamic University of Gaza, an independent school in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.

People Smallville actress accused of sex trafficking out on US$5 million bail
Author: 0 Smallville actress accused of sex trafficking out on US$5 million bail

Mack's incarceration comes weeks after the arrest of NXIVM founder Keith Raniere , who remains in federal custody with a bail hearing set for next week. Mack is accused of recruiting women into the organization, and of "directly or implicitly" requiring these women to have sex with NXIVM founder Keith Raniere , according to USA attorney Richard P.

People Modi interested only in becoming PM: Rahul
Author: 0 Modi interested only in becoming PM: Rahul

He has accused the BJP-led government of destroying the country's reputation, which took 70 years to be built up by Congress, in just 48 months since assumption of power. Gandhi said International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde had told Modi recently that atrocities were being committed against women in India.

People Issues drone Limits following palace incident
Author: 0 Issues drone Limits following palace incident

The Saudi civil aviation authority in 2015 banned the use of remotely controlled drones " of all types and sizes " without prior permits. There are also reports that say both King Salman and the Crown Prince bin Salman escaped the scene under the auspices of special security forces and armored vehicles.

People Senate Panel Poised to Vote Against Backing Pompeo Nomination
Author: 0 Senate Panel Poised to Vote Against Backing Pompeo Nomination

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin said on Monday he would vote to confirm Mike Pompeo as US secretary of state, becoming the second Democrat to declare support and making it more likely that Pompeo would secure the job. In sharp contrast with Tillerson, Pompeo knows well how to work with both Congress and the president - who trusts him so much he sent him on a secret mission to Pyongyang to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

People Rudolph Giuliani Joins Trump's Legal Team
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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani introduces Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a rally at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, on August 18, 2016. Trump also loudly and repeatedly complained to several advisers earlier this week that former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , former deputy Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe and former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton , among others, ...

People Western Isles presence at Royal Wedding
Author: 0 Western Isles presence at Royal Wedding

On the other hand, Thomas Jr., the half-brother of Meghan Markle slammed her for not inviting them to her wedding day. But he is not the only member of Markle's family to have felt royally snubbed. Now, it seems that the wedding has compromised her behavior towards the people around her as she is reportedly "driving everyone insane". Samantha Grant, Meghan's half sister, has also spoken negatively of the actress, using Twitter to voice her feelings.

People Romania to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Romania to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Dancila was more cautious than PSD party chief Liviu Dragnea , who Thursday pre-empted any official announcement and told the Antena 3 TV channel that the decision to move the embassy had been taken. President Donald Trump to Rivlin stated that " President Truman spoke a lot about the pride he felt when he supported the establishment of the State of Israel, as I have declared in the past, I announced the transfer of the U.S.

People Congress using move as political tool, intimidatory tactic, says Jaitley
Author: 0 Congress using move as political tool, intimidatory tactic, says Jaitley

If the impeachment motion sails through, this will be the first-ever instance in India's parliamentary history of a sitting Chief Justice of SC being sacked. However, the Supreme Court rejected the petition and said that it will wait for Attorney General's reply on the matter. They are expected to address a press conference at 1 pm.