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Isis claims Jerusalem attack, sends warning


Maj. It was the first time that the organization took responsibility for a terror attack inside Israel , a target which the group warned it will "wipe out". The three attackers were identified as as Bara Ibrahim Muhammad Saleh, 19, Adel Hassan Ahmad Anakush, 18, and Osama Ahmad Mustafa Atta, 19. Another Palestinian man from Hebron was also injured by Israeli security forces, despite playing no role in the attacks. Read More »

Sheriff: Teen injured after fall from Six Flags 'Sky Ride'


According to a news release, the operator of the ride stopped the ride after receiving a call that a rider was in distress. She was in the auto with a child relative, the Warren County Sheriff's Office told the Post-Star. The park said in a statement that the safety of guests was a "top priority". The park said: "There does not appear to be any malfunction of the ride, but we have closed the attraction until a thorough review can be completed". Read More »

Presidential Election 2017: Ram Nath Kovind files nomination in PM Modi's presence

She is the daughter of late freedom fighter Babu Jagjivan Ram, a prominent leader for Dalits - previously known as "untouchables" who lie at the bottom of India's deeply entrenched social hierarchy. Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said that he could not understand why the Congress was opposing NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind . Read More »

Fresh clashes in Darjeeling between police & GJM protesters

She said the GJM was being helped by some other countries too but did not elaborate. "He is not dead". The report also said that protesters attacked Kirang Tamang, a central paramilitary force assistant commandant and slit his throat. "We also want peace and normalcy to return to the hills, but with such an attitude of the Bengal government, it is unlikely to happen". An indefinite bandh was called after the police on Thursday raided the premises of GJM chief Bimal Gurung and ... Read More »

Sikkim tourism hit after Darjeeling unrest: Minister


And another thing that has to be ensured is that money meant for the people of the area should go to the beneficiaries and nobody else, " Pillai told Echo of India over phone. As Ghisingh's influence waned over time, the GJM launched another movement for a separate state of Gorkhaland. Asserting that he would fight to bring justice for Gorkha, Ahluwalia informed that he has urged Home Minister Rajnath Singh to resolve the political unrest via dialogue. Read More »

Cable car snaps in Gulmarg, 5 die, 4 from one Delhi family

He said the tree was uprooted due to strong winds. The incident is said to be the first of the kind in the Gulmarg cable auto service, which started operating in 1998, and was built by the French firm Pomalgalski. Baramullah Senior Superintendent of Police Imtiyaz Hussain told Hindustan Times that a husband and wife and their two children from Delhi were killed in the accident. Read More »

34 towers flagged for fire risk in Britain after inferno disaster


Some refused to leave. Scores of evacuees slept on inflatable beds in a gym while officials sought better accommodations for them. Inspectors uncovered problems with "gas insulation and door stops", which combined with the presence of flammable cladding meant the buildings were unsafe, council Leader Georgia Gould said in a tweet. Read More »

Train seat or beef? What led to the Haryana stabbing


The FIR is filed at Government Railway Police Station, Faridabad under IPC sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by unsafe weapons or means), 302 ( murder ), and 34 (common intention), Superintendent of Police Kamaldeep Goyal told Indian Express. Read More »

GJM relaxes indefinite strike by 12 hours on eve of Eid


The protests in Darjeeling , which is going on since last few days doesn't seem to be over as yet. The GJM supporters in Darjeeling protesting against CM Mamta Banerjee's decision to make Bengali a compulsory subject to be taught in state schools up to Class 10 took a new turn with Morcha chief signalling to accelerate the protests while raising fresh demands for a separate Gorkhaland. Read More »

Brexit laws head agenda for UK's 'zombie government'

Securing the "best possible deal" for the United Kingdom as it exits the European Union has been identified as the top priority for the government over the course of the, with Brexit negotiations having begun on Monday. The laws include the "Great Repeal Bill" to overhaul existing European Union legislation and separate bills on customs, trade, immigration, fisheries and agriculture. Read More »

More than 100 missing after landslide buries village in China


The landslide, which came from a mountain, engulfed a cluster of 62 homes and a hotel in the village of Xinmo in Mao County at about 6 a.m., the Sichuan provincial government said. "Rocks were in the living room". People from a neighboring village gave the baby a bath, and looked for clothes for us and the baby. We rushed out and saw massive smoke. Read More »

Trump's Tweet Meets Comey's Recordings Request, Says White House

The White House sent a two-paragraph letter to the leaders of the House and Senate Russia investigations . President Donald Trump suggested he was just trying to keep fired FBI Director James Comey honest with his cryptic tweet implying there might be recordings of their private conversations. Read More »

Mourinho denies tax fraud claims


Mourinho is accused of using a corporate structure to hide image rights earnings from the taxman in 2011 and 2012. The accusation against Mourinho comes a week after Spain's public prosecutor accused Cristiano Ronaldo , another of Mendes' clients, of defrauding Spain's tax office of 14.7 million euros. Read More »

PM Narendra Modi given warm welcome by Indians in the US


But the president also was highly critical - some argued unfairly so - of India and China during his speech when he announced this month that the United States would be pulling out of the Paris accord on climate change . On his part, the Portuguese Prime Minister welcomed his Indian counterpart in Gujarati. Both leaders are trying to boost domestic manufacturing in order to create jobs. Read More »

At Least Eleven Die In Colombia Coal Mine Explosion


People wait for news of their missing relatives after an explosion at an underground coal mine on Friday, in Cucunuba, Colombia June 24, 2017. The country's national resources are heavily exploited by global capitalist interests, especially mining industries that have a predatory relationship with communities suffering dispossession and loss of life due to their activities. Read More »

Gov. Sandoval, Sen. Heller Discuss Senate Draft Health Care Bill

The proposal released Thursday calls for a slower phase-out of the Medicaid expansion than a bill adopted by the House. Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) announced Friday that he is opposed to the Obamacare repeal legislation unveiled by Senate GOP leadership this week in its current form and that he won't vote to advance if it is brought up for a procedural vote early next week. Read More »

Police says victim of London mosque attack died of multiple injuries


He rented the van just prior to the attack. The man in custody was yesterday identified as dad-of-four Darren Osborne from Cardiff, South Wales. "The officers' assessment was that no offences were disclosed". "I believe interfaith relations do a lot of good especially in times like these", said Bishop Howarth, who has previously worked as the interfaith adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury . Read More »

Otto Warmbier suffered "severe neurological injury" while imprisoned in North Korea


Doctors with the University of Cincinnati Health system say Mr Warmbier shows extensive loss of brain tissue, consistent with respiratory arrest, when the brain is cut off from oxygen but they are not sure why. After doctors spent about 40 hours with him during imaging and diagnostic tests, they concluded Warmbier is in a state of unresponsive wakefulness. Read More »

WaPo: Obama admin 'choked' on Russia, former official says


A former senior Obama administration official involved in White House deliberations on Russian Federation said: "It is the hardest thing about my entire time in government to defend, I feel like we sort of choked". The Washington Post reported earlier Friday on the Obama administration's efforts to punish Russian President Vladimir Putin for trying to sway the presidential election in Trump's favor, quoting a former Obama official saying the administration "sort of choked". Read More »

On the Occasion of Eid al-Fitr

Some follow a set lunar calendar, while others use astronomical observations to announce the arrival of the new Moon. Eid Mubarak in Arabic means "blessed celebration " and is a common greeting for Eid al-Fitr. Varying geographical and weather conditions meant that people in different locations can not see the appearance of the crescent the same day, making Muslims around the world fast on different days. Read More »