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Author: 0 Ex-labor secretary Tom Perez elected DNC chair

Perez spoke after Ellison , and according to The Guardian , said Democrats were "suffering from a crisis of confidence, a crisis of relevance". Another competitor in the race is South Bend, Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg . One of the more prominent recent examples was former Vermont governor Howard Dean's stint as DNC chair from 2005 to 2009, when he enthusiastically backed the 50-state strategy that helped build Democratic majorities in both houses of Congress ― majorities they've ...

Author: 0 Sheila Dikshit clarifies on immature Rahul remark

Rahul further said that unemployment and farmers' future are the two important issues that the people of Uttar Pradesh are facing and added that the state will not progress unless these two problems are resolved. Keeping up his sling of attacks on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the Prime Minister does not see anybody's pain, he only talks about his "Mann ki Baat", never about the work that needs to be done.

Global Media All protection for Vijayan on Mangaluru visit, assures Karnataka
Author: 0 All protection for Vijayan on Mangaluru visit, assures Karnataka

Hindu outfits and Sangh Parivar had announced that Vijayan will not be allowed to visit Mangaluru . He said that a protest rally of 2000 minority community representatives from different parts of the district will be held on Feb 24 and a district bandh will be held on Feb 25 across party lines to oppose the speech.

Global Media Chidambaram's Kashmir comment 'anti-national': Venkaiah Naidu
Author: 0 Chidambaram's Kashmir comment 'anti-national': Venkaiah Naidu

Earlier on Friday, Chidambaram said that he had a sinking feeling that Kashmir was almost lost for India because the Central government used brute force to quell dissent in the Valley. The government backed Rawat saying the military had "full freedom" to conduct counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations. At a media conference in Hyderabad on Saturday, Venkaiah took serious exception to Chidambaram's statement that seven million Kashmiris feel alienated by the oppressive methods ...

Author: 0 Democrats elect Perez, former labor secretary, as chairman

Ellison's chief competitor is Obama administration Labor Secretary Tom Perez, though another five people are vying for the position. And, as was clear from the speeches in Atlanta on Saturday, they realized they must unite against a common foe: President Trump.

Global Media Prankster Tricks CPAC Attendees Into Waving Russian Flags During Trump Speech
Author: 0 Prankster Tricks CPAC Attendees Into Waving Russian Flags During Trump Speech

Last week, anonymous USA officials told the New York Times that Trump campaign aides contacted Russian intelligence operatives, multiple times , during the 2016 race. Giving rare public remarks on Thursday, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said the Trump cabinet was working towards the " deconstruction of the administrative state " and repeatedly referred to the media as "the opposition party".

Global Media Protecting Trump Tower for 3 Months Cost Taxpayers $24 MILLION
Author: 0 Protecting Trump Tower for 3 Months Cost Taxpayers $24 MILLION

He said the police department now had a dual role in protecting the first family while also serving residents in the city. Police Commissioner James P O'Neill has written to New York's Congressional delegation to seek reimbursement. The Defense Department noted that renting space to accommodate Presidents is not unusual, but ethical experts are concerned about the possible conflict of interest presented when the President profits at the expense of the taxpayer since he still owns Trump Tower.

Author: 0 United Nations envoy appeals to Syrian groups to take opportunity for peace

He said that he hoped neither side would seek to disrupt the talks that start on Thursday by provoking the other, and that momentum towards a political solution was necessary to thwart those bent on derailing peace efforts. "The Syrian people desperately all want an end to this conflict and you all know it", he said. Staffan de Mistura spoke Wednesday, on the eve of planned talks between Syrian President Bashar Assad's government and the opposition.

Global Media Major fire at China hotel traps several people
Author: 0 Major fire at China hotel traps several people

At least 10 people were killed in the hotel fire Saturday morning. More casualties are expected as rescue services attempt to free trapped people in the Chinese hotel. The authorities said dozens of workers were caught up in the blaze and one man even jumped from the window. In China, fire safety regulations are routinely ignored with fire exit doors often locked and escape passages blocked in buildings across the country.

Global Media Under Trump, American Approval of Putin Grows
Author: 0 Under Trump, American Approval of Putin Grows

In recent years, we've seen opinions on most every issue begin to track more and more with partisanship. That movement is likely attributable to Trump's praise for Putin on the campaign trail and oft-stated desire to have a better relationship with Russian Federation than the two countries enjoyed during the Obama years.

Author: 0 Indonesian president Joko Widodo is expected to restore military cooperation with Australia

But after China angered Indonesia by saying the two countries had "overlapping claims" to waters close to Indonesia's Natuna Islands, Jakarta staged large-scale exercises on the edge of South China Sea in October. "Ministers on both sides have good relationships with their counterparts, and you also have Australian feelings towards Indonesia at a high". Widodo, who is commonly referred to as "Jokowi", arrived in Sydney on Saturday morning after rescheduling his original trip that was ...

Author: 0 IAEA Says Iran Not Exceeded Permitted Level of Heavy Water

Under the nuclear deal, many of Iran's centrifuges were mothballed but it has the right to enrich uranium to a level of 3.5 percent and sell it overseas. On February 3, US President Donald Trump's administration imposed new sanctions against Iran, involving 25 individuals and entities based in Iran, Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates and China for allegedly supporting Tehran's ballistic missile program following its latest medium-range ballistic missile test on January 29.

Author: 0 Great white shark swims dangerously close to surfer

The predator is seen swimming towards the surfer, who is sat on a board waiting for a wave - completely unaware of the danger behind him. It appears to chase the second surfer as he catches a wave, before turning its attention to the man who is paddling nearby, reports DailyMail .

Author: 0 Guatemala expels abortion boat crew

It is more than 90 percent effective for women up to 10 weeks pregnant. Its founder Rebecca Gomberts confirmed that the Guatemala trip was the first since a 2012 campaign in Morocco, when the Moroccan navy blocked a harbour to prevent the group's ship from docking.

Author: 0 Rooney pledges future to Man United amid rumours of move to China

He has started only three games since 17 December and was left out of Mourinho's squad for Wednesday's Europa League last-32 tie against Saint-Etienne because he has only just returned to training after a hamstring strain. That's the only thing I can guarantee. "You'll have to ask him", the United boss said. "I can also see the other side of it that if Wayne's unhappy and doesn't want to sit on the bench, maybe there would be a move", he said .

Author: 0 GOP congressman: Special prosecutor needed for Russian Federation probe

Issa made the comments to talk show host Bill Maher on HBO. While many Democrats have spoken out about the need for an investigation into the Trump campaign's reported communications with Russians known to USA intelligence, responses from Republicans have been mixed.

Global Media Paris mayor fires back at Donald Trump
Author: 0 Paris mayor fires back at Donald Trump

Jim replied, according to the president: "Paris?" Hollande called on Trump to show more solidarity after he told the story of a friend named "Jim" who thought that " Paris is no longer Paris " after a series of attacks which rocked the French capital.

Global Media Cracking news for Scotland's red squirrels
Author: 0 Cracking news for Scotland's red squirrels

If they are found to be encroaching on the habitat of the reds, the grey squirrels could be culled. The red squirrel is native to the United Kingdom but their slightly uglier cousin, the North American grey squirrel, is forcing them out, putting the reds on the brink of being totally eliminated.

Author: 0 32 killed, 24 injured in twin terrorist blasts in Syria's Homs

Syria's security forces now control most of the city, but they have struggled to ward off militant attacks. As IS is losing ground in al-Bab, observers predict, the terror group will rely on such attacks to indicate competence against Turkish forces and Syrian rebels.