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Speaking about this, Dr K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India (HCFI) and Immediate Past National President Indian Medical Association (IMA), said, "Just as every person has the right to life, he/she also has the right to die with dignity".
  • Supreme Court sets aside Kerala HC order, upholds Hadiya, Shafin's marriage

    Supreme Court sets aside Kerala HC order, upholds Hadiya, Shafin's marriage

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    The case was heard by a bench comprising of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra . The court also ruled that the Kerala High Court should not have annulled Hadiya and Shafin Jahan's marriage. "Hadiya is at liberty to pursue her endeavours". The way the Hadiya case had been handled by investigative agencies and the lower courts is problematic at multiple levels - the assumption that a woman can not decide the course of her own life, the willingness to believe that there has to be ...
  • AG Sessions to speak to law enforcement officials in Sacramento today

    AG Sessions to speak to law enforcement officials in Sacramento today

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    Hans von Spakovsky, a legal scholar at the conservative Heritage Foundation, said the Department of Justice is on solid legal ground to challenge state and local laws that impede federal law enforcement. "So here's my message for Mayor Schaaf: How dare you ". The lawsuit also spells out in the clearest detail yet how California's much-vaunted resistance has thrown a wrench in the wheels of the administration's deportation plans.
  • Presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway violated the Hatch Act, watchdog agency says

    Presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway violated the Hatch Act, watchdog agency says

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    Office of Special Counsel said on Tuesday. The agency says Conway never responded to its inquiries and says that it has submitted its report to the president for "appropriate disciplinary action". The White House Counsel's office had maintained Conway's remarks were part of a broader discussion on the prospects for the president's agenda, and were not intended as advocacy for or against a candidate.
  • Trump may finally punish Russian Federation for meddling in the election

    Trump may finally punish Russian Federation for meddling in the election

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    Trump again said he believes Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 race, but he again said other countries or individuals also could have tried to interfere. Putin praised Trump as a great communicator who is easy to talk to, a man with whom "you can search for a compromise". Asked whether he wishes he'd handled the accusations about Russian interference differently ahead of the 2016 elections, McConnell said, "No, I'm perfectly comfortable with the steps that were taken back then".
  • Press conference at hospital over major incident in Salisbury

    Press conference at hospital over major incident in Salisbury

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    The closure was linked to the admission to the hospital on Sunday of a man and a woman who were found collapsed in Salisbury's Maltings shopping centre. Zizzi, on Castle Street, has been sealed by Wiltshire Police "as a precaution". Public Health England say there's not thought to be any risk to the public.
  • French FM Visits Iran to Talk Ballistic Missiles and Syria

    French FM Visits Iran to Talk Ballistic Missiles and Syria

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    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says if the nuclear agreement breaks down, it will be a matter of regret for all the parties to the deal, but the Islamic Republic is ready for any possible conditions. Le Drian will undoubtedly inform his European friends and the American colleagues of France of the results of his trip, and it is the French foreign minister's responsibility to make his friends aware of the Islamic Republic of Iran's clear views along with Iran's interests, and persuade them ...
  • France To Change Age Of Consent To 15 Following Rape Uproar

    France To Change Age Of Consent To 15 Following Rape Uproar

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    France's Minister for Gender Equality Marlene Schiappa said the government had chose to keep the age of consent at 15 following a citizens' consultation and the findings of an expert report. President Emmanuel Macron, among others, argued for it to be older. The new plans are to change the legal age of sexual consent to 15-years-old, meaning that any sex between an adult and a child of under 15 will be considered rape.
  • Five takeaways from President Trump's news conference with Sweden's prime minister

    Five takeaways from President Trump's news conference with Sweden's prime minister

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    Trump said during a joint news conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lfven that immigration has "certainly" caused problems in Sweden. On top of that, Trump said his administration is conducting "a very, very deep study" that will pinpoint vulnerabilities and recommendations to prevent what national security experts said was a sustained and effective attack on the integrity of the US election in 2016.
  • Cardinal Pell returns to court to fight sexual offence charges

    Cardinal Pell returns to court to fight sexual offence charges

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    Cardinal George Pell appeared before the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Monday for the start of a month-long hearing to test whether there is enough evidence to try him. Pics: Court artist sketch by Jeff Hayes of Cardinal George Pell appearing in Melbourne Magistrates Court, Melbourne, Australia, Monday, March 5, 2018.
  • Russian Federation demands U.S. send proof of election interference

    Russian Federation demands U.S. send proof of election interference

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    China's foot is now on the trade artery to US allies in the Pacific, North and South America, in open defiance of worldwide law. Vladimir Putin devoted over a third of his annual state-of-the-nation speech to revealing a series of new weapons - both nuclear and conventional - he said Russian Federation is developing that will render USA missile defenses "ineffective".
  • China Maintains 2018 GDP Growth Target

    China Maintains 2018 GDP Growth Target

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    China maintained its growth target for 2018, despite the economy surpassing the goal previous year, as the government aims to contain corporate debt and rein in pollution. The government set the budget deficit target of 2.6% of GDP for 2018 compared to 3% in 2017. "We saw above-target fiscal spending and revenue in 2017".
  • France in No Position to Dictate Iran's Defence Policy

    France in No Position to Dictate Iran's Defence Policy

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    The Trump administration has panned the nuclear deal - signed by the U.S., the U.K., France, Germany, Russia, China, and Iran - for not addressing what it says are Tehran's "destabilizing" activities in the Middle East, including missile testing and support for terrorist groups.
  • Crowd Runs After Shot Fired Near White House

    Crowd Runs After Shot Fired Near White House

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    The District of Columbia Police Department said in a tweet that an "adult male has been declared deceased". The incident comes days after a vehicle hit a security barrier near the White House, resulting in the arrest and charge of a 35-year-old female driver.
  • Saudi crown prince lands in Egypt on first public trip

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    He was received by President El-Sisi at Cairo airport. The head of Prince Mohammed's office, Bader al-Asaker, tweeted that the prince's plane was escorted by Egyptian fighter jets when it entered Egypt's airspace. "The Saudi crown prince expressed hope that the visit will add momentum to the strategic relations between the two nations and peoples and to boost bilateral cooperation in all fields", said the Egyptian spokesman.
  • Mukul Sangma tenders resignation as Meghalaya CM

    Mukul Sangma tenders resignation as Meghalaya CM

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    Shortly after the meeting with governor Prasad, Assam minister Sarma said one of the two BJP legislators will be "a part of the government". "They want to fire from the shoulder of other political parties". NPP chief Conrad Sangma, who was elected as the leader of the alliance, met Governor Ganga Prasad to stake the claim for formation of a Government.
  • Michigan Student Guns Down Parents; Investigation On-Going

    Michigan Student Guns Down Parents; Investigation On-Going

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    Federal agents from the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms were sent to the scene in the central MI city of Mount Pleasant to assist local police. We are starting to learn more information about the victims. "Mr. Davis was not ever reported, and we had no interaction that we're aware of with him in any negative fashion - with anybody - prior to this incident", he said.
  • 2612 terrorists 'neutralized' in Syria's Afrin, military says

    2612 terrorists 'neutralized' in Syria's Afrin, military says

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    It estimates more than 300 fighters on all sides of the conflict have been killed since the Turkish operation launched in Afrin at the beginning of the year. Turkey considers the YPG as a terror network due to its ties to the Kurdistan Workers' Party ( PKK ), which is listed as a terror organization by Turkey, the US, and the European Union.
  • Putin tells USA to send evidence of vote meddling

    Putin tells USA to send evidence of vote meddling

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    The US White House and Pentagon have dismissed Russian President Vladimir Putin's talk of Russia's new "invincible" nuclear missiles as "no surprise" and instead, accused Russia of treaty violations and boast that their arsenal is "second to none".
  • UK's May Stresses Need to Abstain From Hard Border Between UK, Ireland

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    In its place she called for the "broadest and deepest possible agreement, covering more sectors and co-operating more fully than any free trade agreement anywhere in the world today". She offered to pay for associate membership of the European Medicines Agency, the European Chemicals Agency, and the European Aviation Safety Agency and to accept the ECJ's jurisdiction over them.
  • Two Australian Contractors Wounded In Kabul Explosion

    Two Australian Contractors Wounded In Kabul Explosion

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    In return for Ghani's offer, the Taliban would have to recognize the Afghan government and respect the rule of law, including the rights of women, one of the priorities for Afghanistan's worldwide partners, Reuters reported. "The Australian government extends its sympathies to families and friends of people killed and injured by this attack", Ms Bishop said. According to the statement, the government forces have conducted 111 joint operations involving police, army and other security ...