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Author: 0 Aadhaar: "Passage as money bill fraud on Constitution", DY Chandrachud J dissents

Justice Sikri's judgment also upheld Section 139AA OF Income Tax Act. The Supreme Court stated that the CBSE, NEET and UGC making Aadhaar mandatory for their exams is "bad" and they can not do so. But several high-profile leaks of citizens' data have raised privacy concerns. The five-judge constitution bench heard arguments challenging the constitutional validity of Aadhaar for 38 working days this summer.

Global News With newfound aggressiveness, Republicans ramp up Brett Kavanaugh fight
Author: 0 With newfound aggressiveness, Republicans ramp up Brett Kavanaugh fight

In a break from convention, the outside lawyer, whose name was not released, will question Ford and Kavanaugh on behalf of the committee's Republican senators, 11 white men. Republicans can confirm Kavanaugh without any Democratic votes but with the GOP controlling the chamber 51 seats to 49, Republicans can only afford to lose one GOP vote and still advance his nomination.

Global News McCabe says Russia probe could be ‘at risk’
Author: 0 McCabe says Russia probe could be ‘at risk’

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein headed to the White House Monday expecting to lose his job, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press . He dispatched his former bodyguard to fire former FBI Director James Comey - though Comey was out of town. Either way, Rosenstein is out of a job, which could jeopardise the Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation.

Global News Second North Korea summit 'quite soon'
Author: 0 Second North Korea summit 'quite soon'

As part of his push to rebalance global trade in America's favour, the president is also negotiating changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement and is pressuring China to lower its barriers to American products. Trump praised Kim as "very open" and "terrific", despite the glacial pace of progress toward denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula. Trump has often fondly invoked the Singapore summit, a made-for-TV event that attracted the world's media attention and largely received ...

Global News Rod Rosenstein talked about secretly recording Trump in midst of chaos
Author: 0 Rod Rosenstein talked about secretly recording Trump in midst of chaos

Fox News hosts Laura Ingraham and Jeanine Pirro, in addition to legal analyst Gregg Jarrett, pushed the president to fire Rosenstein soon after The Times published its story. The deputy AG took part in Comey's ouster, writing a letter recommending that he be fired because of his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation.

Global News Dallas police officer accused in neighbor's death fired
Author: 0 Dallas police officer accused in neighbor's death fired

Guyger was arrested on a manslaughter charge after she shot and killed Jean earlier this month. Police said Guyger has told investigators she mistook Jean's residence for her own and shot him, believing he was an intruder. Chief Hall addressed concerns about Guyger's employment status late last week, saying she would not take action as long as the investigation was active because she didn't want to risk compromising the criminal case .

Global News US, China Exchange New Round of Tariffs in Trade War
Author: 0 US, China Exchange New Round of Tariffs in Trade War

The Chinese government said it would apply tariffs on 5,200 USA imports of various products worth about $60 billion, also effective on Monday. The latest volley against Beijing brings the amount of goods hit by duties to more than $250 billion, roughly half of China's USA exports, with American consumers set to increasingly feel the pain.

Author: 0 Russian Federation to supply S-300 air defense system to Syria

They also said radar and communication systems will be added near Syria to monitor potential attacks. "We're confident that these measures will cool "hot heads" and prevent thoughtless moves that threaten our servicemen", he said. For its part, Israel is wary of Iran's growing influence in Syria, bringing its archenemy closer to its borders. Russian Federation last month hinted it would supply the weapons to President Bashar al-Assad, over Israeli objections, after Western military strikes ...

Global News Rosenstein expecting to lose job, heads to White House
Author: 0 Rosenstein expecting to lose job, heads to White House

Just days after the New York Times reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested secretly recording President Donald Trump and recruiting cabinet officials to invoke the 25th Amendment, Rosenstein was summoned to the White House on Monday where he reportedly expects to be fired.

Global News 3D-printed gun designer Cody Wilson reportedly arrested in Taiwan
Author: 0 3D-printed gun designer Cody Wilson reportedly arrested in Taiwan

Austin police Cmdr. Troy Officer said Wednesday that before Wilson flew to Taiwan , a friend of the 16-year-old girl had told him that police were investigating the accusation that he had sex with the youth. The girl said she met Wilson in the parking lot of an Austin coffee shop before they drove to the hotel, where Wilson had sex with her and afterward gave her $500 in cash.

Global News Tropical Storm Kirk Forms in Atlantic: NHC
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Kirk Forms in Atlantic: NHC

On Tropical Storm Kirk , the NHC states, "Kirk is moving toward the west near 14 miles per hour [22 km/h] and a westward to west northwestward motion at a similar forward speed is expected to continue through tonight. NHC: "the center of Tropical Depression Eleven was located near latitude 14.5 North, longitude 55.0 West". Hurricane tracker - where are active storms right now? There is also a tropical depression located about 480 miles east of the Windward Islands.

Global News Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force higher prices
Author: 0 Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force higher prices

That would equal nearly half of all our imports from China. While most analysts say the latest tariffs will likely have only a minimal effect on the US or Chinese economy for now, they stand to inflict real damage, in the United States and perhaps globally, beginning next year.

Global News Gunmen attack military parade in Iran's Ahvaz
Author: 0 Gunmen attack military parade in Iran's Ahvaz

President Hassan Rouhani vowed a "crushing response" to the attack. "Children and journos among casualties", Zarif said . A member of Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps ( IRGC ) carrying an injured child at the scene of an attack on a military parade that was marking the anniversary of the outbreak of its devastating 1980-1988 war with Saddam Hussein's Iraq .

Global News Republicans set Monday vote on Kavanaugh if no deal for hearing
Author: 0 Republicans set Monday vote on Kavanaugh if no deal for hearing

Senate Republicans are negotiating with Ford's lawyers to determine the terms under which she would be willing to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee, which handles Supreme Court nominations, about her allegations next week. The president has been accused of sexual misconduct by more than a dozen women - all liars, he has said. Another New England senator, Democratic Sen.

Global News Imran to leave for Saudi Arabia on first state visit today
Author: 0 Imran to leave for Saudi Arabia on first state visit today

Millions of Afghans fled to Pakistan after the 1979 Soviet invasion and the years of civil war and Taliban rule that followed . Prime Minister Imran Khan reached Medina on Tuesday in the first leg of a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) - his first foreign tour after taking oath as Pakistan's 22nd prime minister.

Global News Tanzania ferry disaster death toll reaches 100
Author: 0 Tanzania ferry disaster death toll reaches 100

Government officials fear the final death toll could be more than 200. Tanzania has a history of dangerously overcrowded vessels. The Citizen of Tanzania reported that fishermen rescued about 20 people immediately after the incident.

Author: 0 Theresa May's Brexit statement in full

Challenges to her Brexit plan and her leadership will take centre stage at a raucous party conference in early October. He wants to see a major breakthrough by the time the leaders meet again in Brussels on October 18-19. Macron called May's proposals "not acceptable in their current state". Any Brexit deal will include a withdrawal agreement and transition period to smooth Britain's exit from the bloc.

Global News After Imran Khan’s peace wish, Pakistan violates ceasefire at International Border
Author: 0 After Imran Khan’s peace wish, Pakistan violates ceasefire at International Border

Mr Khan and his delegation prayed inside the Kabaa and a large number of Pakistani nationals living in the country congregated outside the holy site to see the new prime minister. India has blamed Pakistan-based groups such as Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed for cross-border attacks that derailed the peace process and stalled the Saarc Summit, which was to be hosted by Islamabad in November 2016.

Global News Infants among 5 stabbed at New York City daycare
Author: 0 Infants among 5 stabbed at New York City daycare

One of the children was in serious condition, but none appeared to have sustained life-threatening injuries, authorities said. CBS New York reported that the others injured included a man, believed to be the father of one of the injured children, and a female worker.

Global News Sen. Hirono in spotlight after call for men to 'step up'
Author: 0 Sen. Hirono in spotlight after call for men to 'step up'

No decisions were reached, the aide said. An agreement on a new hearing date would set the stage for a showdown that could impact the future of the Supreme Court and the course of congressional elections in November. Republicans in the Senate are insisting she testify Monday - either publicly or privately. "The option is show up Monday or don't show up at all", Gillibrand said.

Global News Wisconsin workplace shooter dead, shot by police
Author: 0 Wisconsin workplace shooter dead, shot by police

At this time, the condition of the fourth person is unknown. Madison's Tim Elliot reports that, through a friend, he has heard that an employee went into the office and shot "three or four people". More than an hour after the shooting, he and his colleagues were huddled in place in their cafeteria, away from windows. Roughly 8 minutes later, police made contact with the suspect, who they said fired at officers.

Global News McCaskill to vote no on Kavanaugh, cites dark money concerns
Author: 0 McCaskill to vote no on Kavanaugh, cites dark money concerns

According to Ms Blasey Ford's lawyer, she will not appear in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee next week. She talked about it when she was in couples therapy several years ago and has contemporaneous notes from her therapist to prove it; she took a lie-detector test administered to her by a former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent; and she identified someone she said witnessed the assault .

Global News Death toll from Philippines typhoon climbs to 81
Author: 0 Death toll from Philippines typhoon climbs to 81

Police Superintendent Pelita Tacio said 34 villagers had died and 36 remained missing in landslides in two villages in Itogon town in the northern Philippine mountain province of Benguet. In Macau, badly hit by a super typhoon past year, authorities were much more prepared this time, ordering casinos to close late on Saturday night as the storm approached.

Global News S Korean leader and North's Kim hold summit talks
Author: 0 S Korean leader and North's Kim hold summit talks

FILE - In this September 14, 2018 file photo , South Korea's Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, center left, and Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the North's Committee for the Peaceful Reunification, center right, attend at an opening ceremony for two Koreas' first liaison office in Kaesong, North Korea.

Global News Union Cabinet clears ordinance on instant Tripe-Talaq
Author: 0 Union Cabinet clears ordinance on instant Tripe-Talaq

It provides for three years imprisonment and a fine for divorcing a woman by uttering " talaq " three times in quick succession. After the Supreme Court verdict, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government introduced a bill criminalizing the practice and it was approved in December by the lower house of Parliament, where his party commands a majority.

Global News Christine Blasey Ford's colleagues point to her integrity amid confirmation controversy
Author: 0 Christine Blasey Ford's colleagues point to her integrity amid confirmation controversy

Supreme Court" in a letter co-authored by Georgetown Prep classmates of Kavanaugh. Feinstein defended herself in a Tuesday interview, and Ford's lawyer has said she acted appropriately. Trump has already rejected the idea of bringing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation to reopen its background check of Kavanaugh. Republicans control the Senate by only a narrow margin, meaning any defections could sink the nomination and deal a major setback to Trump, who has been engaged in a so-far ...

Global News Pakistan court suspends prison sentence, frees ex-PM Sharif
Author: 0 Pakistan court suspends prison sentence, frees ex-PM Sharif

It is pertinent here to mention that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain Safdar were convicted and sentenced to prison in absentia for ten years, seven years and one year respectively, in Avenfield verdict. The NAB was also pulled up by the Supreme Court on Monday when it rejected its petition challenging the IHC's decision to hear Sharifs' petitions against the Avenfield verdict.

Global News AP Analysis: In North and South Korea, 2 views of summit
Author: 0 AP Analysis: In North and South Korea, 2 views of summit

Mr Kim said he had promised his Southern counterpart he would "visit Seoul in the near future " which would be the first visit of a leader from the North to the South's capital. "There's no sign North Korea will fundamentally change its position or give anything up, it was mostly just broad and vague statements". When the first images of Moon came on the TV screens, people across Pyongyang, the capital, stopped what they were doing to watch and savor the moment.

Global News Queensland schoolgirl bites into strawberry containing needle
Author: 0 Queensland schoolgirl bites into strawberry containing needle

The Department of Health is advising Australians to cut the fruit prior to eating. Seven brands of strawberries in Australia are now believed to be contaminated with needles and pins, according to police reports. WA Police would not provide specific detail on the businesses where the fruit was purchased as they said they included unverified reports. The Queensland Strawberry Growers Association suspects a disgruntled ex-employee may be responsible for placing sewing needles into ...

Author: 0 U.S. Official: Syria Accidentally Downed Russian Aircraft with Personnel on Board

Russia's defence ministry said early on Tuesday that one if its military aircraft with 14 people on board disappeared from radar screens over Syria at the same time that missiles were targeting Latakia. Erdogan said that the deal "will prevent a humanitarian tragedy that could happen as a result of military action" and that the agreement between the two countries would bring "hope to the region".

Global News S Korea launches its first missile-capable submarine
Author: 0 S Korea launches its first missile-capable submarine

The launch of the liaison office in North Korea's border town of Kaesong was attended by around 50 people each from the two Koreas, Yonhap News Agency reported. Vice minister-level officials from North and South respectively will head the new office and will also serve as permanent negotiation representatives at weekly meetings, Baik said.

Global News Arrested Texas border agent described as 'serial killer'
Author: 0 Arrested Texas border agent described as 'serial killer'

It is unclear what evidence suggests that Ortiz is the killer of all of the women but authorities have noted similarities in each crime. He is accused of four murders and one kidnapping. Ramirez is survived by her two children, her mother, and two siblings. She ran until she found a police officer at a nearby gas station. Alaniz said that after the suspect picked up the fifth woman, she quickly realized that she was in danger.

Global News Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record in Berlin
Author: 0 Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record in Berlin

The 33-year-old, widely seen as the greatest marathon runner of the modern era, ran a time of two hours, one minute and 40 seconds on a sunny and warm autumn day along the flat inner-city course to beat Dennis Kimetto's world best set of 2:02:57 in Berlin back in 2014.

Global News Killed, 80 Injured as Israeli Warplanes Bomb Hamas Target
Author: 0 Killed, 80 Injured as Israeli Warplanes Bomb Hamas Target

Settler spokesman Josh Hasten, who said he had known Fuld for about a decade, said his friend traveled widely to showcase "the beauty and reality of life" in the country. Palestinian medical officials earlier said Israelis killed three Palestinians, including the 11-year-old boy, and wounded at least 248 others taking part in weekly protests at the fortified Gaza Strip border.

Global News Major Idlib raid could spark worst catastrophe of 21st century
Author: 0 Major Idlib raid could spark worst catastrophe of 21st century

In the newspaper article, Erdogan called on the global community to take action, and warned that "the entire world stands to pay the price" otherwise. Russian Federation and Iran want to eliminate what they call "terrorist groups" in the province neighbouring Turkey. Analysts said Erdogan failed at the summit to achieve his aim, and his comments appear to indicate growing frustration in Turkey that Iran and Russian Federation are not reining in Assad.

Global News United Kingdom accuses Russian Federation of lies after Salisbury suspects claim to be tourists
Author: 0 United Kingdom accuses Russian Federation of lies after Salisbury suspects claim to be tourists

But last week, Britain identified two Russians it said carried out the assassination attempt and said they were officers of the GRU Russian military intelligence service. When asked if British investigators could visit Russian Federation to question Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov , whom London suspects of being involved in the Salisbury incident, Peskov said that there was a legal assistance mechanism based on bilateral agreements and global law.

Global News Former Trump manager Manafort to plead guilty in Mueller probe: court documents
Author: 0 Former Trump manager Manafort to plead guilty in Mueller probe: court documents

The charges were filed in a superseding criminal information - a formal criminal charge - which lays out the facts of the offense and is often the precursor to the announcement of a deal. Over a 40-year career, Manafort redefined and expanded Washington's influence industry domestically and internationally, parlaying successful campaigns into lobbying opportunities.

Global News CBI admits 'error of judgement' in changing lookout circular against Vijay Mallya
Author: 0 CBI admits 'error of judgement' in changing lookout circular against Vijay Mallya

The finance minister has accepted publicly that he has been told by a criminal that he is going to run away and the finance minister has not done anything, has not informed the CBI, and has not informed the ED. "In this anticipation, he (Mallya) left earlier", Jaitley had said, adding that "it would have been better had banks started the process earlier". "It was agreed that they would meet Monday morning to get an order from the Supreme Court restraining Mallya from leaving the country".

Global News Trump rejects Puerto Rico hurricane death toll
Author: 0 Trump rejects Puerto Rico hurricane death toll

Media captionMonths after Maria, many on this United States island still suffered in the dark What have Puerto Rican officials said? While FEMA is blaming the Puerto Rico government for dropping the ball, a Puerto Rican official claimed that distributing the water to Maria's victims was FEMA's responsibility.

Global News Typhoon Mangkhut intensifies as it nears PHL, exit forecast is Sunday
Author: 0 Typhoon Mangkhut intensifies as it nears PHL, exit forecast is Sunday

Typhoon Mangkhut , which has already blasted through the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam, is speeding across the Pacific with winds that can gust as high as 255 kilometres (160 miles) per hour. Luzon was devastated by Super Typhoon Haima - known as Lawin locally - in 2016, with 14,000 houses destroyed and 50,000 homes damaged, according to CNN Philippines.

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