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J&K: SIT to probe lynching of DSP in Srinagar J&K: SIT to probe lynching of DSP in Srinagar
- June 25, 2017

Additionally in order to enhance the investigation procedure, a Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted to look into the case. "Two persons have been arrested so far and a third has been identified". "We are investigating as to what happened that day, and why there was so much miscommunication", a police official told Kashmir Reader. The incident came as Muslims across Kashmir were observing Laylatul Qadr (the night of power) with night-long prayers and supplications ... (more...)
Airport attacker tried, but failed, to buy gun in US — FBI officials
- June 25, 2017

Donald Scholten, a trauma surgeon at Hurley Medical Center. Reverend Doctor Deborah Conrad, Senior Minister of Woodside Church, hugs a woman after the interfaith prayer service on Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Flint , Mich., for Lt. 50-year-old Amor Ftouhi, of Canada , has been arrested. The suspect, Ftouhi, was taken into custody at the airport. Canadian police say they responded to a request from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and raided an apartment in Montreal where Ftouhi is ... (more...)
Perez Blames Democratic Loss in Georgia's Special Election on Gerrymandering Perez Blames Democratic Loss in Georgia's Special Election on Gerrymandering
- June 25, 2017

Democrats are still reeling from Hillary Clinton's loss in the presidential election a year ago, and this week Democrat Jon Ossoff lost in Georgia's special election to replace former Rep. "I don't expect any pushback for listening". As it stands, many members of the Democratic caucus still see Pelosi as their defacto leader and until a suitable challenger arises, she'll remain just that. (more...)
London Tower Blaze Started In Fridge-Freezer
- June 24, 2017

Police are seizing "relevant material from a number of organizations", McCormack told reporters, without naming the companies or authorities involved. Cladding was installed on the outside of Grenfell Tower a year ago for both insulation and aesthetic purposes. Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald has said she wants recently built blocks tested to avoid a London-style fire. (more...)
GOP Health Bill: Senate Leader Faces Battle for Support GOP Health Bill: Senate Leader Faces Battle for Support
- June 24, 2017

Small business owner Molly Connor is one of 70,000 Hoosiers who may lose her insurance on Indiana's exchange. "We have to act", McConnell said on the Senate floor Thursday, "because Obamacare is a direct attack on the middle class, and American families deserve better than its failing status quo". (more...)
Israel starts work on new 'Illegal' settlements amid United States peace push Israel starts work on new 'Illegal' settlements amid United States peace push
- June 24, 2017

The US ambassador to Israel , David Friedman , attended the meeting with Netanyahu alongside Kushner and Greenblatt. That meeting, a White House statement said , was "productive and the two sides reaffirmed their commitment to advancing President Trump's goal of a genuine and lasting peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians that enhances stability in the region". (more...)
Mexico defender Carlos Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup
- June 24, 2017

Petersburg. If the loss to Mexico reminded his side of anything, Wood felt, it was coming under pressure from a team full of very good players was unavoidable. "We've changed quite a bit in terms of our line-up, our game, our attitude and the fans see that". "But like I said - the only team not the champion of their respective continent is us". (more...)
Russian diplomat says nothing to report on IS leader al-Baghdadi's fate Russian diplomat says nothing to report on IS leader al-Baghdadi's fate
- June 24, 2017

Last Friday, the Russian Army had said the Islamic State leader was killed in an airstrike in Syria last month, however, it was still seeking to clarify his death. According to the ministry, the airstrike was conducted on May 28 on a command post where the Islamic State leaders were discussing exit routes for militants from Raqqa through the so-called southern corridor. (more...)
Grenfell fire: Faulty fridge freezer confirmed as cause Grenfell fire: Faulty fridge freezer confirmed as cause
- June 24, 2017

Consumers, who believe they may own a Hotpoint fridge freezer model number FF175BP (white) or FF175BG (grey), should call Whirlpool Corporation's freephone hotline or log on the net to register their details for further updates. Police said that 79 people were dead or missing and assumed dead, after the blaze rapidly spread through the 24-storey Grenfell Tower, which was built in 1974, on June 14. (more...)
British schoolboys don skirts amid shorts ban in heatwave British schoolboys don skirts amid shorts ban in heatwave
- June 24, 2017

The idea caught on quickly among the boys at the school and at least 30 boys wore skirts to school that day. "Shorts are not now part of our uniform for boys, and I would not want to make any changes without consulting both students and their families", the school's headteacher, Aimee Mitchell, told The Guardian . (more...)
North Korea denies torturing American Otto Warmbier
- June 24, 2017

American doctors say he suffered brain damage and was in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness". Warmbier was arrested as he was about to leave North Korea and sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years of hard labor. "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea, it has not worked out", he tweeted. Warmbier's family announced his death on Tuesday afternoon local time. (more...)
IS destroys 840-year-old al-Nuri mosque in Mosul IS destroys 840-year-old al-Nuri mosque in Mosul
- June 24, 2017

CENTCOM shows al-Nuri mosque destroyed by the Islamic State group, in Mosul , Iraq , Wednesday, June 21, 2017. "The responsibility of this devastation is laid firmly at the doorstep of ISIS ", U.S. Its 45-metre cylindrical leaning minaret was nicknamed "the hunchback" and during the final three years of its 800-year existence it remained under IS control. (more...)
Russia destroys ISIS Command and Control centres in Syria
- June 24, 2017

Russian Federation has fired cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea on positions of the Islamic State group in Hama province in Syria. The Admiral Essen and Admiral Grigorovich frigates and the Krasnodar submarine, which was submerged, fired a total of six Kalibr cruise missiles, the ministry said in a statement. (more...)
Australia to resume airstrikes against IS targets soon
- June 24, 2017

Australia will resume air combat missions over Syria after the Australian Defence Force lifted a temporary suspension initially sparked by Russian threats to shoot down coalition planes. Soon after Russian Federation brought its military support for Syrian President Bashar Assad, in 2015, Moscow and Washington signed a memorandum to prevent air clashes between them in Syria. (more...)
US on track to supply India with 22 Guardian drones US on track to supply India with 22 Guardian drones
- June 24, 2017

There have been other at times freakish overtures from India toward Trump and the US. And he has railed against the visa program that brings tens of thousands of Indian workers to the usa every year, saying companies should hire more Americans. (more...)
Airline Can't Force Passengers To Change Seats Airline Can't Force Passengers To Change Seats
- June 24, 2017

In 2015, a flight attendant on board an El Al flight from Newark to Tel Aviv asked her to move. The case pitted Renee Rabinowitz , an 82-year-old who fled the Nazis during World War II, against Israel's national carrier El Al. An Israeli court has ruled that asking women to change seats due to their gender is discriminatory. They eventually ended up living in Cuba before emigrating to the US, where she eventually became a lawyer. (more...)
Mumbai University 1st Cut Off Released On Thursday 22nd June 2017
- June 24, 2017

Similarly, B Com (Hons) has dropped from 98 to 97.25 this year. Economics (hons) cut off is 1% lesser and stands at 97.5%. For OBC category, it will be 95.25 per cent for B Com Honours and 95.75 per cent for B A (Hons) Economics, according to a list put out on the college website. (more...)
Seattle officers in fatal shooting had crisis training Seattle officers in fatal shooting had crisis training
- June 24, 2017

Officials said the officers had at least one less-lethal way to handle the woman they knew had a previous volatile encounter with law enforcement and had been having mental health issues . She also wrote poetry "that would touch hearts", her brother said. Both of them opened fire, in front of several children in her apartment. Twenty-five seconds later, following the cry of Lyles' daughter and one officer yelling " Get back! " both officers began shooting. (more...)
Philippine troops evict Muslim rebel raiders from village Philippine troops evict Muslim rebel raiders from village
- June 24, 2017

Pigcawayan town is 190 kilometre south of Marawi city, where the fighting between the Philippine military and IS-linked militant groups, including BIFF, has entered its fifth week since May 23, claiming 370 lives, including at least 62 soldiers and three policemen. (more...)
DC Memorial For Slain Muslim Teen Was Set On Fire, Officials Say DC Memorial For Slain Muslim Teen Was Set On Fire, Officials Say
- June 24, 2017

DC Police said Jonathon Soloman , 24, of SC was arrested and charged in connection with the fire. The police acknowledge that many still feel that the attack was a hate crime - their conclusion angered many American Muslims who see attacks against Muslims become increasingly worse in the wake of anti-Muslim rhetoric fuelled by the presidential election campaign. (more...)