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Vijay Rupani sworn in as Gujarat Chief Minister

He is also recognised for his efforts to develop Rajkot as an industry center in Saurashtra region. The lone woman representative is Nirmala Wadhwani from the N...


Leaders of Azerbaijan, Iran, Russia focus on boosting trade

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani was welcomed by First Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Yagub Eyyubov and other officials. President Rouhani and his Russ...


Newt Gingrich Believes Trump's 'Unacceptable' Behavior Could Help Clinton Win The Election

Shortly after the parents of fallen U.S. Army Capt. Humayun Khan electrified the Democratic National Convention with a damning admonishment to Trump that he h...


Syrian rebels breach government-imposed siege on Aleppo

Amateur video purports to show them storming a large army artillery base deep inside government controlled territory. The breakthrough was met with euphoric s...


ANC Hit By Biggest Election Setback For 22 Years

Since South Africa's first all-race election in 1994, the ANC has had widespread support on the strength of its successful fight against white-minority rule, wh...


France returns hundreds of migrants to Italy

On Saturday night, No Border activists clashed with police in Ventimiglia, two people were arrested. The police commander of Ventimiglia, Giorgio Marenco said t...


USOC leader defends stance on Russian doping

The IOC also noted that athletes who have been cleared by CAS have to follow a 3-step IOC procedure that includes the worldwide federation (in this case, FINA),...


Courts strike blows to GOP voter restrictions in 3 states

At the same time, the decision was being lauded by the NAACP, ACLU and the countless advocates for equality of voter rights , the opposition was not happy. "I ...


Sides in Labour leadership contest query each other's party loyalty

For a great number of centre-left voters, the farce which saw the Corbyn gang capture hold of the Labour Party means the party is unworthy of respect, let alone...


11-year-old Pence questioner: "I'm full on the Trump campaign"

But there are no outward signs that Trump has any issues with Pence, or that his statements come as a surprise to the candidate at the top of the ticket. Kelly ...


Air strikes thought to be Russian hit displaced camps in Syria - monitor

None of the claims could be independently verified. Government forces and their allies, with Russian backing, have advanced in recent months and imposed a sie...


Hillary Clinton Concedes She 'Short-Circuited' During Fox News Interview

Convention organizers said they'd also invited Trump but that he'd declined. It was typical of Clinton: Not only were her initial statements misleading, s...


German officials vow more checking of migrants after attacks

Europe's economic powerhouse was already reeling after four passengers and a passer-by were wounded in an axe attack on a train in Wuerzburg on July 18 which IS...


SCOTUS: School can block transgender teen from boys' room

The high court's decision whether to hear the case, however, would still be months away. Since approving a writ of of certiorari - an agreement to hear a case...


Latest North Korea missile launch lands near Japan waters

However, the latest tests, conducted on August 3, went beyond the usual script and entered - literally and figuratively - risky and provocative territory. The U...


After bumpy week, Trump endorses Speaker Ryan, Sen. McCain

I like people who weren't captured", Trump said in July 2015. That way he could say he was the legitimate victor, go back to reality TV, sell more Trump steak...


Attacker shouts 'Allahu Akhbar,' wounds 2 police in Belgium

One of the two officers suffered deep cuts around the face and has been taken to hospital, the Belga news agency reported . The attack happened in the city...


Hillary Clinton accepts nomination at Democratic National Convention, criticizes Donald Trump

At the end of her speech, President Barack Obama offered his congratulations. During the tour, they said in the first 100 days in office, they would announce to...


Incidents of cow vigilantism make me very angry: Modi

He added that there is indifference to issues like good governance, establishment of institutions, scope for checks and balances, scrutiny in every step, resp...


3 pregnant women in IL confirmed to have Zika virus

Zika infection during pregnancy can cause babies to be born with unusually small heads, called microcephaly. Even if the brain appears to be developing normally...


Obama questions Russian commitment to peace in Syria

Obama did not discuss the Manbij airstrikes explicitly, but said he takes "very seriously" allegations of civilian casualties. Coalition and local forces cont...


Paul Manafort Dodges Question On Trump's Iran Video About-Face

The New York billionaire has cited a $400 million payment the US made to Iran this year, delivered on the same day that Iran released four American hostages. Re...


Trump acknowledges that footage he saw was not from Iran

As Fox News reported on the controversial transfer of $400 million in cash to Iran in January, it repeatedly played dark, grainy footage of shadowy figures wa...


I Gave Pence Go-Ahead to Endorse Ryan

At his news conference, Obama strongly rejected the idea of a ransom. "It wasn't a secret; we announced them to all of you", Obama said, contending that the p...


Manafort on Trump: 'He's going to support Paul Ryan'

Army Capt. Humayun Khan , is a hero. Ryan has backed Trump despite deep differences on policy and temperament, and has encouraged other Republicans to unite ...


Search for missing Malaysia Flight MH370 'to be suspended'

Senior ministers from Australia, Malaysia, and the People's Republic of China came to that agreement during a meeting in Putrajaya , Malaysia to discuss the si...


Obama says Trump unfit to serve as US president

Convention organizers knew Khan would be a powerful speaker, but they had not expected he would be a considerably more potent symbol for the campaign than the o...


Somali Man Who Killed American in London Not "Motivated by Terrorism"

The Norwegian Foreign Affairs Ministry said it appointed a liaison officer to assist in the case, adding the suspect emigrated from Norway to the United Kingdom...


Russian Federation says 7 killed in Syria rebel attack using 'poison' rockets

Rebel groups launched the wide-scale assault on Sunday to break through a strip of regime-controlled territory and reconnect their encircled sector of eastern ...


Boko Haram Leader Shekau Resuraces, Says 'still around'

The title of " wali ", now given to the new leader, was previously used to describe Shekau. It does not say what has become of the group's former leader, Sh...


Trump's son says soldier controversy overblown

The 52-page paperback, on sale for US$1 on Amazon, does not appear to be the same edition that Khan whipped out of his pocket in one of the most defining moment...


Biden wishes 'best friend forever' Obama a happy birthday

Now, he's turning 55. Biden wished Obama a happy birthday on Twitter and shared a photo of a friendship bracelet complete with the names " Barack " and " Jo...


Trump 'not quite there yet' on endorsing Ryan

I'm not quite there yet". Sound familiar? It should. Trump's campaign Wednesday announced the results of his July fundraising ahead of the August 20 deadlin...


Japan Slams China Over Maritime Issues

Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam have rival claims. China has rejected the tribunal verdict delivered in response to the Philippines' p...


Russia says Syrian rebels used toxic gas against civilians

In the Saraqeb attack, rescuers reported that helicopters dumped cylinders full of chemical gas near residential neighborhoods. "Each of these assaults consti...


Michael Phelps to be flag bearer at Rio opening ceremony

The swimmer has been chosen to lead the American athletes into Rio's Maracanã Stadium during Friday's opening ceremony, it was revealed exclusively on TODAY W...


Latest poll numbers for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

Clinton, meanwhile, kept up her assault on Trump's business practices, holding up a Trump-branded tie as she spoke at the Knotty Tie Company in battleground Col...


Amid Zika Outbreak, England Warns Pregnant Women to Delay Travel to Florida

Public Health England updated its travel advice after the first instances of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland appeared in the state. He ...


Pakistan chastises arch-rival India at Islamabad gathering

Advocating an immediate and effective action against all those who support or encourage global terrorism in any way, whether they are state actors or non-state,...


It's not right to link Islam with terrorism: Pope Francis

The leader of the Roman Catholic Church is mute, explaining that he doesn't like singling out violence carried out by Muslims because people of all religions ar...


No Amit Shah, Gujarat CM will be picked from legislators: BJP

The party has deputed Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and senior leader Saroj Pandey to oversee the election of the new CM. Among Anandiben's probable successors...


Packers vs. Colts Point Spread: NFL Hall Of Fame Game

But the National Football League returns six months exactly from the Super Bowl with the annual Hall of Fame exhibition game this Sunday from Canton, Ohio, with...


China rejects accusations in Japan defense report

Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan has warned of maritime security threats and called for increased preparations for what he termed a " people's war at sea ...


Officials encourage travelers not to shun Florida for Zika

At this time , DOH believes that active transmissions of the Zika virus are occurring in one small area in Miami-Dade County, just north of downtown. Dr Marc...


Nepal's Madhesis Sign 3-Point Agreement with Govt-in-Waiting

Madhesi parties, which have the combined strength of 42 in the 595-member Parliament, have also hinted that they would join the government led by Prachanda. Tho...


911 caller thought balloon crash was auto fire

Investigators work the scene of Saturday's hot air balloon crash near Maxwell, Texas, Sunday, July 31, 2016. Alan Lirette , Nichols' friend and roommate in K...


A look at how Texas' guns on campus law will work

In an early afternoon ceremony, Gregory Fenves, the university's president, dedicated a granite monument containing the names of 17 people killed by Charles Whi...


Trump moves from 'Crooked Hillary' to 'the devil' on stump

In January, just before voting in the nominating contests got underway, 66% of Republicans said they were enthusiastic vs. 52% of Democrats. It's an important...


Pope: not right to talk about a 'violent, terrorist' Islam

Pope Francis denied that Islam is tied to terrorist violence, during an in-flight press conference on his return trip from Poland. The relationship had begun ...


Malaysia's Najib hit by fund scandal

Although the DOJ filing did not name Najib, it referred repeatedly to "Malaysian Official 1", a high- ranking government official who had control over 1MDB an...