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Darjeeling unrest leaves 36 policemen injured

Normal life has been hit for the past six days and on Sunday too shops remained closed while vehicles were off the road. For the second successive time this week miscreants struck at the dead of the night to vandalise and ablaze government properties around Darjeeling as the demand for a separate state continued to roil the hill station. Read More »

Crowd Marches Through Downtown Mpls. On 2nd Day Of Yanez Verdict Protests

The system continues to fail black people. "Like I said, because this happened with Philando, and when they get done with us, they are coming for you and all your interracial children". The video of Castile's death went viral after his girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , live streamed the aftermath of the shooting on Facebook , seconds after Castile was shot by the officer. Read More »

Forest fires kill at least 57 in Portugal


EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides expressed his condolences for the victims in a statement, saying the "EU is fully ready to help". France had offered three planes and Spain had sent two, authorities said. Juncker wrote in the letter that "Our thoughts are with all the victims, their families and all the fearless soldiers of peace that in a very hard terrain and under challenging circumstances continue to fight this bad fire". Read More »

Portugal 2 Mexico 2: Moreno´s last-ditch header secures a point


But, just as sloppy defending had let Ronaldo in, Raphael Guerreiro's poor miscue led to an equaliser for Hernandez three minutes before half-time. All eyes in Russian Federation and around the world during the tournament will be on Portugal's superstar forward Cristiano Ronaldo , who earned effusive praise from his former Madrid colleague. Read More »

US Special Counsel in Russia Probe Examining Kushner's Finances

But because none of those positions have been filled by Senate-confirmed people, the job would fall to the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. The special counsel's investigators have sought information from Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats as well as National Security Agency Director Adm. Read More »

China's Prez Xi Jinping Snubs Pakistani PM Sharif, Know Why

After the SCO membership, Pakistan will be capable of getting regional cooperation to end terrorism an extremism. For his part, Modi thanked Xi for China's support to India in joining the SCO, and said the two countries should respect each other's core interests. Read More »

Adele visits Grenfell Tower


Onlookers said the 29-year-old was "going around and hugging everyone she could to comfort them". As of press time, the Grenfell Tower fire has claimed 12 lives, with many more victims in area hospitals. "The fact that Adele has gone to Grenfell tower and not said a word about it just proves how amazingly honest she is", a commenter wrote. Ora wrote: "This is my neighbourhood I can't believe this is happening". Read More »

Trump set to announce shift in USA policy toward Cuba

Eliminating that category - in which individuals can travel to Cuba alone and not as part of an organized tour group, which has the "highest risk of potential abuse", an official said - still leaves 11 other categories under which Americans can visit Cuba legally. Read More »

Iran's Revolutionary Guard strikes Syria for Tehran attacks


The Islamic republic of Iran is a key ally of the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad, alongside Russian Federation and the Iran-backed Hezbollah movement of Lebanon. Five Islamic State-linked attackers stormed Iran's parliament and a shrine to revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini this month, killing at least 17 people and wounding more than 50. Read More »

Low turnout so far in French parliamentary vote

Interior Ministry data showed turnout was 35.33 percent at 5 p.m. (1500 GMT), 10 points lower than at the same time in 2012. Polls before the vote showed Macron on course to win the biggest parliamentary majority since de Gaulle's own conservatives in 1968. Read More »

French PM: Vote Gives Clear Mandate to Macron

The turnout is expected to be as low on Sunday, and would be the lowest since the 5th Republic was established in 1958. Macron's party "La Republique en Marche" is on course for 400 to 455 of a possible 577 seats in France's parliamentary elections based on the nearly 33% of the vote it won in the first round . Read More »

Newt Gingrich Now Says the President "Technically" Can't Even Obstruct Justice

After questioning Clinton's use of executive privilege as well, Gingrich then delivered a similarly harsh address before his former political committee, GOPAC. On Thursday morning, Newt Gingrich appeared to push a conspiracy about Robert Mueller being part of the so-called "deep state, a term recently used by those on the far-right". Read More »

Rep. Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition


Despite his optimism, Sava said Scalise's condition remained critical: "He will require additional operations to manage abdominal injuries and other bone injuries". For the game, which began in 1909, members of the Senate and House of Representatives donned uniforms representing teams from their constituencies, and many topped them with hats from Louisiana State University, Scalise's alma mater, as a tribute. Read More »

Turkish soldiers hospitalized with food poisoning


Governor Mustafa Hakan Guvencer told Anadolu Agency earlier in the day it was too early to identify poisoning as a cause of the soldiers' vomiting and nausea. The army's contract with the catering company has been terminated, he added. "Here is one of the largest units with 6,000 soldiers". In may in the hospital with food poisoning were taken 590 soldiers. Read More »

Russia down All Whites in Confed Cup

Host Russia were clearly the better side as they missed a handful of chances, but the three points was all that matters. Russia's fast start contrasted with New Zealand seeming unsettled early in a game that began after an unusual pre-match ceremony. Read More »

Islip woman humbled by award — QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY HONOURS


Composer George Benjamin, who has written operas including Into The Little Hill and Written on Skin , has been awarded a knighthood. "I am a strong believer in team work and see this as a tribute to many brilliant and dedicated people who have worked with me over the years". Read More »

43 dead in central Portugal forest fires


At least 54 people were injured in the fire. Juncker wrote in the letter that "Our thoughts are with all the victims, their families and all the courageous soldiers of peace that in a very hard terrain and under challenging circumstances continue to fight this awful fire". Read More »

London's Mayor Wants To Cancel Trump's State Visit To The UK


But the president had misconstrued Khan's original statement which was to tell citizens not to be alarmed by an extra police presence across the next few days. "I'm not tangoing with this guy, I've got better things to do", said Mr Khan. Pressed by reporters, May said on Monday that Khan " is doing a good job and it's wrong to say anything else ". Read More »

Confederations Cup begins with colourful opening ceremony

Artists perform during the opening ceremony of the Confederations Cup , at the St.Petersburg stadium, Russia , Saturday, June 17, 2017. A three-player race to meet the rebound off a post saw the sliding Boxall's trailing right arm get the final touch in a bundle of bodies. Read More »

The Duchess Of Cambridge Visits Victims Of London Bridge Terror Attack

Last Sunday morning's scene of carnage, with debris strewn across the road where three jihadists mowed down victims, was replaced with floral tributes today. The Deputy Mayor for Policing Sophie Linden said: "We don't think the Met can take any more budget cuts and savings". "But to have six women who were stabbed multiple times, that was upsetting". Read More »

Mexico vs. Portugal: Confederations Cup highlights, score

Portugal's William Carvalho, left, and Mexico's Raul Jimenez fight for the ball during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Sunday, June 18, 2017. Ten of its players are with Portuguese teams. After Vela played him through with a delicious pass over the defense, Hernandez should have done better when his attempt on goal sailed off the frame. Read More »

London Police Arrest Another Attack Suspect As Death Toll Rises to 8


Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane from Barking , east London , were named by police yesterday. Seven people died and 48 were injured. The hospital said Ms Boden was "an outstanding nurse and a hugely valued member of the staff team in Theatres Recovery, described by her colleagues as "one in a million" who always went the extra mile for the patients in her care". Read More »

Dominance of Warriors and Cavaliers isn't going away any time soon


Though superteams are really fun to watch, a lot of basketball fans don't like them. So when you have them beat, you have to beat them. It may even cost them the presence of James on the roster. That could involve moving forward Kevin Love , who was only 2-for-8 for six points in the final game. On top of all that, James is also one of the most self-aware athletes of this generation and he likely understands what leaving Cleveland a second time could mean for his legacy. Read More »