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Not Backing 'Bihar's Daughter' a 'Historic Blunder': Lalu to Nitish

Although, the Opposition may have been forced to zero-in on Kumar after Mayawati's statement where she said that she would only support the Opposition's candidate if it were a Dalit. But we had reached out to them and asked for their support. "This is a fight of ideologies, no midway here". However, the RJD chief said that Kumar's decision will not affect their alliance in Bihar.


Nancy Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

Nancy Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

Pelosi has faced a growing chorus of criticism since Democrat Jon Ossoff came up short in Tuesday's Georgia special congressional election - the latest in a string of defeats for the party. For the media, "the outcome of any special election , while not an indicator of what might happen in the upcoming 2018 midterm elections, yesterday's Republican victories could still have a significant and immediate national impact".



JD (U) to back Kovind as Prez poll candidate

After filing his nomination Kovind reached out to the opposition by asserting that the president's office was above party politics and that he did not belong to a party. Within JD (U) too, a revolt is brewing against Nitish's decision. He also said his party's decision has been conveyed to Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad .


Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election

Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election

Tim Ryan of OH ran against her. Ryan fell well short but garnered dozens of votes, enough to underscore dissatisfaction with Pelosi and with her aging leadership team that has left promising young Democrats with few places to rise. "I know it's easy to feel disappointed and defeated ", Lujan said in a video message to Democrats. He said the Democratic Party, however, isn't self-aware enough to realize that they'll always have an uphill battle if she's the face of the party.


Jury acquits former United States cop in fatal shooting of black man

Jury acquits former United States cop in fatal shooting of black man

Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm told jurors Heaggan-Brown didn't need to use deadly force against Smith , who had thrown away the gun he was carrying. Heaggan-Brown was sacked in October when he was charged with two counts of assault in a separate investigation. He said it had become clear since the shooting that Heaggan-Brown never should have been on the force.


Britain will consult more intensively with business over Brexit

Britain will consult more intensively with business over Brexit

He insisted there was much " common ground" and that the timetable for withdrawal was "ambitious, but eminently achievable". Michel Barnier , the EU's chief negotiator, and David Davis , the UK Brexit minister, stressed after their talks in Brussels that an exit deal was achievable, but both conceded the talks were up against the clock, with Britain set to leave the European Union in March 2019, the FT reported.