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Presidential campaign: Kovind to visit Srinagar on June 28 Presidential campaign: Kovind to visit Srinagar on June 28
- June 27, 2017

With the backing of parties outside the alliance like TRS (2 per cent), AIADMK (5.39 per cent), YSR Congress (1.53 per cent) and BJD (2.99 per cent), the NDA's support reaches almost 63 per cent with JD-U contributing 1.91 per cent. Indicating his party's unhappiness with Congress for pushing Kumar's name, he said majority of the Opposition wanted someone from outside the Congress fold. (more...)
NDA's Presidential nominee Ramnath Kovind files nomination NDA's Presidential nominee Ramnath Kovind files nomination
- June 27, 2017

Daughter of late Indian Deputy Prime Minister Jagjivan Ram, Meira Kumar has served in the diplomatic service of the country as an Indian Foreign Service officer before becoming Lok Sabha Speaker during the UPA rule. The term of current president Pranab Mukherjee ends on July 24, 2017. The first was K R Narayanan, who was in the Rashtrapati Bhavan in 1997-2002. A former BJP MP, Kovind told the media after filing his nomination that he has had no party affiliation since he became the ... (more...)
Bollywood star Salman Khan: 'Tubelight is about the underdog becoming a hero' Bollywood star Salman Khan: 'Tubelight is about the underdog becoming a hero'
- June 27, 2017

The vast fan following of Salman Khan who is fondly called as Bhai has once again ensured that his movies are beyond critic's ratings and praise of pundits. To which he responded back saying, "I'm the same person". Considering that there is no other Bollywood release lined up for the next two weeks, this Kabir Khan directorial will dominate the box office in days to come. (more...)
Manhunt ongoing for Georgia inmates who killed 2 Corrections Officers Manhunt ongoing for Georgia inmates who killed 2 Corrections Officers
- June 27, 2017

Two US inmates serving long prison sentences and "dangerous beyond description" overpowered and killed two guards on a prison bus before fleeing in a stolen vehicle, authorities said. His voice shaking, he said, " I had their blood on my shoes ". Overnight they stole a 2008 Ford F-250 truck in neighboring Morgan County, police said. (more...)
U.S. student freed by N. Korea has 'severe neurological injury' U.S. student freed by N. Korea has 'severe neurological injury'
- June 27, 2017

Otto Warmbier was arrested in January 2016 and charged with " hostile acts " against North Korea over allegedly stealing a political propaganda poster from his hotel. " North Korea is a Praia regime". " Dennis Rodman had nothing to do with Otto", he said. It was only a week ago that we were informed that the North Korean government now claims he was in a coma for nearly all of that time . (more...)
Gunman who shot top GOP congressman had history of arrests Gunman who shot top GOP congressman had history of arrests
- June 27, 2017

That case was dismissed. " I am sickened by this despicable act ". "I just want to let people know that he wasn't evil", said Walsh. Calls to the Belleville Police Department were not immediately returned. Mrs. Hodgkinson said her husband sold nearly everything from his businesses before he moved to the east coast. "Please take a moment today to cherish those you love and always remember those who serve and keep us safe", he said. (more...)
Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year
- June 27, 2017

Jeffs's brother, Warren Jeffs , is now in prison, though is believed to still be leading his sect, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Lyle Jeffs is facing trial for food stamp fraud . Jeffs, 57, is expected to be extradited to Utah in the next couple of days "now that he is back in the loving embrace of law enforcement", Barnhart said. (more...)
Gay Jewish flag bearer ejected from Pride parade Gay Jewish flag bearer ejected from Pride parade
- June 27, 2017

The reason? Event organizers thought it triggering that they were carrying Jewish Pride flags, Haaretz reported . "It's not the first time we've been told to hide our heritage". But Grauer says she wasn't carrying an Israeli flag, and she wasn't even talking about Israel until she was cornered by other marchers. There are too many such incidents which are being allowed and, at times , encouraged to happen, and all it does is play into the hands of the Nazis and anti-Semites among ... (more...)
Australia will get 'marriage equality' 'sooner rather than later' Australia will get 'marriage equality' 'sooner rather than later'
- June 27, 2017

Because we all just get one vote in this. "And I think you have to give some people some latitude that if they've been to a function and they've had a few beers and given an impromptu speech, that is not to be seen as totemic of where the nation is." "And your friends in Canberra are working on that outcome.it might even be sooner than everyone thinks". (more...)
Oakland Raiders reward QB Derek Carr with record $125 million deal Oakland Raiders reward QB Derek Carr with record $125 million deal
- June 27, 2017

ESPN's Mike Reiss projected that a fair deal for Garoppolo on the open market might fall between the $19 million that was guaranteed to Chicago's Mike Glennon and Carr's contract, which includes $40 million fully guaranteed and $70 million in total guarantees, per NFL Media . (more...)
Family of Police Killing Victim Philando Castile Reach $3 Million Settlement Family of Police Killing Victim Philando Castile Reach $3 Million Settlement
- June 27, 2017

The city of St. Anthony Village said it "moved expeditiously.in order to allow the process of healing to move forward for the Castile family". "No amount of money could ever replace Philando ", reads a joint statement from the city and the Castile family. (more...)
Albania's Socialists far ahead in early vote count Albania's Socialists far ahead in early vote count
- June 27, 2017

Turnout fell to 47% - six points lower than in previous polls in 2013. While national statistics showed the economy grew 3.46 percent past year, up from 1.0 percent in 2013, Albanians said they were yet to feel the benefit. The vote will be watched closely by Albania's European neighbors, keen for it to leave behind a history of election irregularities and violence. The Democrats had threatened to boycott the election until a month ago over fears the vote would be unfair, but they struck a ... (more...)
What are the 13 demands given to Qatar?
- June 27, 2017

Kuwait , which mediated to end the crisis but was not a part of, handed Qatar the list of demands from Egypt , Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , and the UAE. Peter says that Barton sees this list of demands as a kind of opening offer. The United Arab Emirates on Friday warned of "divorce" with Qatar unless it takes seriously a list of demands including the closure of Al-Jazeera television, as a diplomatic crisis drags on. (more...)
United States airport stabbing attack treated as act of terror
- June 27, 2017

Mr Neville was reportedly in satisfactory condition after undergoing surgery and expected to fully recover. Ftouhi is in custody and has a bond hearing scheduled for Wednesday. Fthoui seemed to have acted alone and had no specialized training, officials said. Authorities interviewed Fthoui extensively after the attack. As the report noted, the alleged attacker had tried to purchase a gun after entering the United States but was denied. (more...)
Diplomatic tensions threaten Gulf unity, UAE warns sanctions could last years Diplomatic tensions threaten Gulf unity, UAE warns sanctions could last years
- June 27, 2017

The television channel has always been a target for criticism by other Middle East countries, with Al-Jazeera banned on several occasions. " Until now we didn't see any progress about lifting the blockade, which is the precondition for anything to move forward ", al-Thani said. (more...)
L1 Retail buys Holland & Barrett for $1.8bn L1 Retail buys Holland & Barrett for $1.8bn
- June 27, 2017

L1 Capital will pay £1.8 billion ($2.3 billion) to acquire Holland & Barrett from U.S. private equity powerhouse Carlyle , which has owned the retailer since 2010. L1 also has funds focused on energy, technology and health. However, he is at the helm of the investment fund, worth 2.5 billion euro and only created previous year to buy its way into the European retail industry. (more...)
US mayors OK plan to use only renewable energy US mayors OK plan to use only renewable energy
- June 27, 2017

He says along with sharing ideas on fighting crime and other pressing issues, the health care battle in Washington has many of them concerned. On those issues, mayors highlight local actions and investment, but are asking the federal government for more resources and cooperation. (more...)
Dassey attorneys ask for his immediate release
- June 27, 2017

Weighed against this irrecoverable loss of time, it is undeniable that "every day Petitioner spends in prison compounds the substantial harm that he has suffered on account of imprisonment based upon an unconstitutional conviction". Dassey". His story evolved to one that incriminates him in disposing of Halbach's body. Dassey has a mental deficiency that made him easily suggestible. (more...)
Fleischmann: Important for baseball game to go on after shooting Fleischmann: Important for baseball game to go on after shooting
- June 27, 2017

The others wounded were a police officer, a congressional aide and a lobbyist. "At the request of the family, we will continue to provide periodic updates". Mr Trump, in a video message posted on Twitter , urged Congress members to "play extra hard for Steve", who he called a friend, patriot and a true fighter. (more...)
Rep. Moulton calls for new Democratic leadership
- June 27, 2017

Pelosi said she respected critical opinions, but, "my decision to stay is not up to them". Her virtues, she insisted, outweigh the way in which Republicans have successfully made her a political pariah. "They're anxious about paying the bills". Democratic challenger Jon Ossof was hoping to flip the historically red district by campaigning not just against his opponent, but also President Trump . (more...)