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Author: 0 Amit Shah to meet 'opposing' ally Uddhav Thackeray

The situation has gone out of hand in Kashmir and Darjeeling where innocents are being killed. " BJP and PDP are working on some solutions and the change will be seen soon". Not only the Opposition; Shiv Sena, an ally of the NDA, also alleged that Kovind's name was not discussed with the allies. "What we want is that the BJP should propose a name then there should be a discussion.

Author: 0 Cedar Rapids mayor to announce plans in Iowa governor's race

Terry Branstad , who will soon take up residence in China as the US ambassador. The comment came a day after Trump said Chinese efforts to persuade North Korea to rein in its weapons programmes had failed. Trump had originally scheduled this rally for June 1st, and it was to take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Cedar Rapids Convention Complex. Following the victory, President Trump offered his congratulations to Handel and also noted the GOP's recent wins.

World Portugal says 1 of its soldiers killed in Mali terror attack
Author: 0 Portugal says 1 of its soldiers killed in Mali terror attack

The deceased included a French-Malian national, a French-Gabonese national, a Chinese national, a Portuguese national and a Malian soldier who was killed in the crossfire between the attackers and the defence forces. The US embassy in Bamako had warned earlier this month "of a possible increased threat of attacks against Western diplomatic missions, places of worship, and other locations in Bamako where tourists frequent".

Author: 0 Opposition to decide on candidate on Thursday

That support was returned in January by PM Modi, when on a trip to Patna , he publicly praised Mr Kumar's much-criticized alcohol ban in Bihar and said its goal and implementation were to be admired. Political analysts feel that Kumar's support to Kovind has dented the opposition's unity and the contest, if it does occur, has been reduced to an "academic exercise".

Author: 0 House Dems pressure WH on Kushner, Flynn security clearances

Flynn was sacked in disgraced just a month into Trump's presidency for misleading Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak . In return, the countries buying the technology would also buy $100 billion in Russian arms. "It's highly out of the ordinary for how it's supposed to be done", Bradley Moss, a national security lawyer who handles cases involving intelligence community workers' clearance problems, told ABC News.

Author: 0 Rep. Scalise faces additional surgeries; condition still critical

Scalise, 51, and four others were wounded when an IL man opened fire Wednesday morning on the team practice in Alexandria. Jeff Flake was with Rep. Steve Scalise when he was shot, and has been checking in on him. More than 20,000 tickets had been sold for the game and it was on track to raise more than $1m, roughly double what it did previous year, for charities , its organisers said.

World Philippine flag raised on Independence Day in war-torn city
Author: 0 Philippine flag raised on Independence Day in war-torn city

Duterte , who declared martial law on Mindanao - an island the size of South Korea - after the extremist fighters overran Marawi, said that under martial law he has authority over the defence department. Army major general Ganip Warsito, a territorial military commander overseeing Sulawesi and the border with the Philippines , said such citizens may be open to harbouring any escaping IS fighters from the Philippines if any of them ever managed to cross over to Indonesia.

Author: 0 US denies ISIS claim it bombed famous Mosul mosque

A US -led coalition is providing air and ground support to the Mosul offensive which began in October 2016. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on June 16 that Daesh militants were holding more than 100,000 Iraqi civilians as human shields in Mosul's Old City.

Author: 0 Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech

Brexit dominated the Queen's Speech: out of 27 Bills and draft bills unveiled in the address, eight were devoted to divorce procedures, including a Repeal Bill to overturn the 1972 Act which took Britain into what was then the European Economic Community.

Author: 0 Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's business dealings

The business dealings of President Donald Trump's son-in-law and trusted aide Jared Kushner are being investigated by Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller, The Washington Post reported Thursday , citing officials familiar with the matter.

Author: 0 India will learn from final loss, says Kohli

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi said that the team's win against India in the final of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 will be one that " Pakistan fans will remember for long". We can only hope". In reply, India were all out for 158 runs in 30.3 overs. The South Asians arrived in Britain for the eight-team, one-day global tournament as the lowest-ranked side, packed with players still trying to find their feet at the highest level and given little hope of emerging ...

World When Their Guard Fell Ill, 6 Inmates Stayed to Help Him
Author: 0 When Their Guard Fell Ill, 6 Inmates Stayed to Help Him

The inmates searched for the officer's work phone and used it to call 9-1-1 to get emergency medical services and more officers on the scene. The men - who were all jailed for minor criminal offenses - were cutting grass at a cemetery when the deputy collapsed in 100 percent humidity.

Author: 0 Supreme Court holds up on redrawing WI districts

The word "Gerry-Mander" is more than 200 years old, with the Boston Gazette publishing the term in 1812 to describe then-Massachusetts governor Elbridge Gerry's attempt to manipulate the state's map to benefit his party. In that case and again in 2006, Kennedy didn't find one. The court has said that too much partisanship in map drawing is illegal, but it has never said how much is too much.

Author: 0 Qatar demands 'blockade' lifted before Gulf crisis talks

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar on June 5 and announced that Qatari residents would have 14 days to leave. The terrorism allegation is mostly centered on Qatar's state media being seen providing access to banned opposition factions in the region . "It's a right for all of us to go where we need to go", the male voice says over scenic views and joyful family moments.

World Syrian army declares 2-day combat cessation in southern city
Author: 0 Syrian army declares 2-day combat cessation in southern city

The United States welcomed the ceasefire in a statement, but pressed for results, not talk. The 6-year-old Syrian conflict has left hundreds of thousands dead and driven more than 11 million people from their homes. Kazakhstan's capital of Astana has hosted several rounds of intra-Syrian talks. Shortly after the UNSC vote, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi expressed his support for Bashar Al-Asaad's Russian-backed regime during an interview, where he asserted that Egypt supported ...

Author: 0 'No reason' to cancel Trump's United Kingdom visit

It comes as Theresa May faced calls to scrap Mr Trump's visit to Britain following the US President's latest attack on Mr Khan, accused by Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron of being a "supine leader" and urged by Labour MP David Lammy to "show some bottle".

World Hard Brexit could lead to surge in United Kingdom auto prices
Author: 0 Hard Brexit could lead to surge in United Kingdom auto prices

If the United Kingdom can not secure - and implement - a bespoke and comprehensive new relationship with the European Union in two years' time, we need a back-up plan. "This would undermine our competitiveness and our ability to attract the investment that is critical to future growth". "However, for United Kingdom auto manufacturing to continue to thrive, we need clarity on the future, post Brexit, to encourage ongoing investment and growth".

World Trump says he is being investigated over Comey firing
Author: 0 Trump says he is being investigated over Comey firing

Trump told NBC in an interview two days after he dismissed Comey, "I'm not talking about campaigns or anything else because I'm not under investigation". The Washington Post previously reported that Trump also asked Rogers and Coats to push back against the FBI's investigation. The tweets came shortly after Rosenstein issued his unusual statement that appeared to be warning about the accuracy of such reports.

Author: 0 French defence minister quits over fake jobs claims

Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front party is facing similar accusations. Modem has said that all its staff were properly and legally employed, and that some of them were in fact working part-time for the party and part-time for its MEPs.

World 58 presumed dead in London tower blaze
Author: 0 58 presumed dead in London tower blaze

Emergency workers walk on the roof of the fire-gutted Grenfell Tower in London , Friday, June 16, 2017, after a fire engulfed the 24-storey building on Wednesday morning. The identification of the victims is proving very hard - which experts attribute to the extreme heat of the fire. British Prime Minister Theresa May visited the scene Thursday, but she didn't meet with residents.

Author: 0 List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shooter

The shooter, 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson , was killed by U.S. Capitol Police officers, who were at the ball field at the time of the shooting. He lived in a home there with his wife, and ran a home inspection business until his license expired last November.

World North Korea freed, sentenced to prison, American student
Author: 0 North Korea freed, sentenced to prison, American student

He said: "We are in a stage where we are moving into this next effort of, 'Are we going to have to, in effect, start taking secondary sanctions because countries we have provided information to have not, or are unwilling, or don't have the ability to do that?".

Author: 0 Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

Poloz's neat touch set up Denis Glushakov, who dinked his effort over goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic and off the post before Boxall bundled the ball into his own net. Portugal face Mexico at the Kazan Arena while Cameroon and Chile will meet at the Otkritie Arena in Moscow. Madrid sports media is awash with headlines suggesting Ronaldo wants out.

Author: 0 8 security guards killed by gunmen in Afghanistan

The attack, in which two other guards were wounded, occurred on Monday night in Shahkoh village, in the Parwan province, while they were on their way to the base, said the provincial governor's spokesperson Wahida Shahkar . After police opened fire on an anti-government protest three weeks ago, protesters set up tents vowing to remain until the president resigned. Khogyani said that Sher Rahman was a judge in an anti-corruption court.

Author: 0 Ossoff, Handel deadlocked as Georgia's 6th District votes

In another Monday tweet, Trump criticized Ossoff for not being able to vote in the 6th District he wants to represent. The race between Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff is se. "This race is not about what's going on around the rest of the country - it is about you", she told supporters on Monday night. But Handel said that's not what she's hearing.