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Protesters crowd McConnell's office over GOP health bill; several arrested

Protesters crowd McConnell's office over GOP health bill; several arrested

Shocking images and video of Capitol Hill Police removing men and women from wheelchairs and dragging them out of the building quickly spread on social media. "Surely we can do better than what the Republican health care bill promises". Paul tweeted that he was meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday.



Modi meets Trump with his usual greeting _ bear hugs

Ahead of his talks with Trump , Modi met with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. "The leaders called on Pakistan to ensure that its territory is not used to launch terrorist attacks on other countries", a joint statement from Mr Trump and Mr Modi said following their first face-to-face meeting at the White House .


Same-Sex Marriage Could Be Legal in Germany This Week

Same-Sex Marriage Could Be Legal in Germany This Week

At an event hosted by women's magazine Brigitte on Monday evening, Mrs Merkel said she had taken note of other German parties favouring same-sex marriage and would allow a free vote. "I would like to steer the discussion more towards the situation that it will be a question of conscience instead of me forcing something through by means of a majority vote", Merkel said.



What 40000 people in 37 countries think about Trump

Seventy-five percent of survey respondents said Trump is arrogant, 65 percent said he is intolerant, and 62 percent said Trump could be described as risky. Ratings for America's president rose in 2009 after Obama took office. The change marked the first time since the final year of George W. Bush's presidency in 2008 that the public in these European countries has expressed more unfavorable than favorable views of the USA, the survey found.


Kovind resigns as Bihar Guv., WB Guv. Tripathi to replace him

Kovind resigns as Bihar Guv., WB Guv. Tripathi to replace him

The group said in a statement that the decision was taken after a meeting of legislators and MPs chaired by Panneerselvam here. He described Kovind as a BJP ideologue and said the opposition wanted a "neutral" candidate not belonging to any political party per se.


China launches new class of naval destroyer

China launches new class of naval destroyer

It said the ship is equipped with the latest air, missile, ship and submarine defense systems. The Type 052D ships are still under production and one such vessel, named Xining, was commissioned in January, Reuters noted. The picture displays multicoloured streamers being shot out of tubes while workers and sailors stand by the dock next to China's flag. China's Navy has launched its biggest new generation destroyer weighing 10,000 tonnes as part of a massive expansion to become a global ...