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Global Police shoot five protestors dead in central India
Author: 0 Police shoot five protestors dead in central India

After being detained, Gandhi said Prime Minister Narendra Modi only knows to fire bullets at farmers and not to waive off their loans. The kin of four of the five deceased farmers were brought to Rajathan's Chittorgarh district by Congress workers to meet Gandhi after he was released along with 250 supporters on border by Madhya Pradesh police , which had kept them in preventive arrest for four hours after they tried to enter Mandsaur , the epicentre of the violent farmers' agitation.

Global Iran attackers fought for Islamic State in Syria, Iraq
Author: 0 Iran attackers fought for Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

According to that news agency, one person was killed and several more wounded in a bomb and gun attack. Iranian authorities have said assailants were Iranian nationals, adding they have arrested six suspects, including one woman, since the attack Wednesday in Tehran.

Author: 0 Three men arrested in connection with London attack

Three people have been arrested in connection with London's weekend terrorist attack which left eight people dead. Amnesty International said it "will not stand by silently when threats are made to 'rip up human rights laws.' Human rights are there to protect all in society - that is just pure common sense".

Global Indian youth from Telangana shot at in California
Author: 0 Indian youth from Telangana shot at in California

Mubeen's condition is stated to be critical with two bullets piercing through his stomach. Mubeen, originally from Sangareddy, Telangana , had gone to the USA for pursuing his Masters at the California University in February 2015. The family brought the incident to the notice of Sangareddy MLA Chinta Prabhakar, who on his part alerted Telangana irrigation minister T Harish Rao to make visa arrangements for Mujeeb.

Global Democrats pounce on Handel for 'livable wage' remark
Author: 0 Democrats pounce on Handel for 'livable wage' remark

The affluent suburban Atlanta district has elected a Republican since 1978, but Trump barely won here in November, giving Ossoff an opening if he can woo enough independents and even moderate Republicans. The two revived one of the more explosive divides in Tuesday's first debate veering into another fight over the GOP plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act and Handel's role at the Susan G.

Global Three men arrested in Ilford over London Bridge attack
Author: 0 Three men arrested in Ilford over London Bridge attack

Eight people died and a further 48 people were injured in what was Britain's third Islamist attack in as many months. "We are paying a heavy cost in these attacks", Macron said. It was not immediately clear how the three knew each other, but Collina said she recognized both Butt and Elkhdar as friends of her son. Two Australians were among the seven killed in a van and knife attacks on and on Saturday.

Global North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after USA drills
Author: 0 North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after USA drills

People watch a TV news program showing a file footage of a missile launched by North Korea, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul , South Korea, Thursday, June 8, 2017. Still, the latest tests offer compelling evidence that North Korea is trying to put up a hostile defense to an adversary approaching from the sea. Mr Roh said he believed the North was "showing off its capability with various types of missiles and demonstrating its anti-ship precision-strike ability in connection with joint ...

Author: 0 Saudi FM says 'brother state' Qatar must act to end crisis

Its Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah held talks with Saudi King Salman on Tuesday but there were no immediate signs of progress. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Gulf states could resolve the row with Qatar among themselves without outside help.

Global Third London attacker named by police
Author: 0 Third London attacker named by police

British Prime Minister Theresa May is being forced to defend her past record as the country's interior minister, and the political architect of Britain's counter-terror system, as more details emerge of the three attackers and what security agencies knew about them before their van-and-knife rampage Saturday in the heart of London .

Author: 0 AFP verifying Indonesian info about 1200 IS militants in PH

Philippines officials are eager to downplay the sudden ISIS capture of the city as a one-time thing, but with more and more foreign fighters showing up in the region, and plenty of large Islamist factions for them to work with, Southeast Asia could find itself suddenly awash with many problems like Marawi .

Global House Russia probe plagued by unrest
Author: 0 House Russia probe plagued by unrest

He said the onus was on Ryan to remove him as chairman of the intelligence committee, which would strip his subpoena power. And Nunes, in a rare public comment about his role overseeing the House panel, blasted the media and critics Thursday.

Author: 0 Wishing for a Trump Twitterectomy

A few hours later President Trump , who was in the middle of tweeting about his "Muslim ban", chose to post about what had happened in Britain. Trump said on Twitter: "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is "no reason to be alarmed".

Global Katrine Conroy confident NDP will form government
Author: 0 Katrine Conroy confident NDP will form government

Talks with the three-seat B.C. Green Party have taken centre stage in recent weeks, as the B.C. Liberals and B.C. NDP attempt to make a case for forming government. Clark's comments came minutes before the NDP caucus met in private to review the details of agreement, which has already been approved by the Greens.

Author: 0 Trump says Arab leaders pointed to Qatar as financing radicalism

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, his son, became Qatar's ruling emir in 2013, but Sheikh Hamad still looms large in the tight, insular world of Qatari ruling family politics. "They said they would take a hard line on funding ... extremism, and all reference was pointing to Qatar". The Gulf countries ordered their citizens out of Qatar and gave Qataris overseas 14 days to return home to their peninsular nation, whose only land border is with Saudi Arabia.

Author: 0 Legal experts say Trump comments inappropriate, maybe worse

At the time he was sacked, Comey had been overseeing the investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign for months. In remarks posted on the website of the committee, Comey, recounting his conversation with Trump, said the president went on to say about Flynn, "He is a good guy".

Author: 0 Ex-FBI Boss Comey Heads To The Senate

Former FBI Director James Comey won't be the only one in the spotlight Thursday as he testifies at a wildly anticipated hearing. President Trump abruptly fired James Comey last month. Analysts said Comey, an intensely by-the-book, non-political law enforcer whose handling of a separate investigation into Democrat Hillary Clinton past year nevertheless may have cost her the presidential election, was studiously avoiding accusing the president of a crime.

Global The truth about Trump's $110 billion Saudi arms deal
Author: 0 The truth about Trump's $110 billion Saudi arms deal

The multi-billion dollar military deal , which was seen to mark a new chapter in regional security for the two allies, is comprised of "a bunch of letters of interest or intent, but not contracts", according to Bruce Riedel , a senior fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy .

Global Appeals court upholds block of Trump's revised travel ban
Author: 0 Appeals court upholds block of Trump's revised travel ban

Attorney General Jeff Sessions countered that the court s move "blocks the president s efforts to strengthen this country s national security". Yale has also joined in an amicus brief filed by a coalition of colleges and universities in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in another legal challenge to EO-2 on appeal from the district court in Hawaii.

Global Last UK Opinion Poll Shows May's Conservatives' Lead Increasing
Author: 0 Last UK Opinion Poll Shows May's Conservatives' Lead Increasing

Britain's Primer Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip walk past the Give Me Back Elmo candidate as they leave a polling station in Sonning, Britain, June 8, 2017. But her government's record on cutting funding for health and education have also featured strongly in the campaign, to the benefit of Labour. But it soon became clear that Corbyn's anti-austerity message was resonating with many voters, especially the young.

Global Rights Institute Says Trump's Blocking Of Twitter Users Violates US Constitution
Author: 0 Rights Institute Says Trump's Blocking Of Twitter Users Violates US Constitution

A legal group wants US President Donald Trump to unblock users from his Twitter account, arguing that his account constitutes a " designated public forum ". Blocked users aren't completely unable to see the President's tweets. Some users have suggested the comedy writer contact the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and sue Trump for violating The Presidential Records Act which guarantees the public have access to Trump's public records, in this case they mean his Twitter feed.

Global Authorities probe video of cops allegedly kicking bystander
Author: 0 Authorities probe video of cops allegedly kicking bystander

Prosecutors are continuing to investigate the video, and prosecutors are asking anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them at 201-915-1345. Several blocks later on Tonnelle Avenue, the fleeing driver crashed into a utility pole, causing a fire that somehow injured another driver in a different auto.

Author: 0 'Repugnant': Iran slams Trump's condolences to Tehran attacks victims

Police patrol outside Iran's parliament building after an assault by several attackers that was claimed by the Islamic State group, in Tehran , Iran, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. after joining the IS terrorist group, left the country and participated in crimes carried out by this terrorist group in Mosul and Raqqa ", the ministry said.

Global Trump goes to Twitter to undermine own case in travel ban case
Author: 0 Trump goes to Twitter to undermine own case in travel ban case

Eight minutes later, he added: "The Justice Dept . should ask for an expedited hearing of the watered down Travel Ban before the Supreme Court - & seek much tougher version!" Trump had signed an executive order earlier in 2017 banning citizens from six Muslim-majority nations - Iran, Somalia , Sudan , Syria , Yemen and Libya - from entering the US.

Author: 0 Gulf crisis reroutes Qatari flight paths

The nations said that their decision was based on the claims that Qatar supported Islamist groups and associated with terrorism. Qatar long has denied funding extremists, and its foreign minister has struck a defiant tone in interviews, even after anxious residents emptied grocery stores in its capital of Doha.

Global Timeline: N. Korean missiles a test for new S. Korean leader
Author: 0 Timeline: N. Korean missiles a test for new S. Korean leader

And they come less than a week after the UN Security Council passed fresh sanctions on North Korea, which said it would continue to pursue its nuclear and weapons program without delay. The test is the fourth since South Korean president Moon Jae In took office on 10 May. South Korea's joint chiefs said the projectiles were believed to be surface-to-ship cruise missiles and were launched near the eastern port city of Wonsan.

Author: 0 Iran rejects Trump's comments on Tehran attacks, calls it 'repugnant'

ISIS took responsibility for the dual attack, in which at least 13 people were killed in the attack and more than 40 were injured. Iranian media says a man has opened fire inside the parliament building, wounding a security guard in an attack that is still underway.

Global Unfazed by criticism, Trump attacks London Mayor Sadiq Khan again
Author: 0 Unfazed by criticism, Trump attacks London Mayor Sadiq Khan again

In the US, Virginia Sen. Mr Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders, however, blamed the media for putting "spin" on the issue. Mr Khan told the Press Association: "I've said for a long time that I think that the invitation from Prime Minister Theresa May to Donald Trump for a state visit was premature".

Author: 0 Cyclone Mora makes landfall in Bangladesh

Cyclone Mora battered refugee camps in Bangladesh yesterday where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar have taken refuge from violence at home, as the authorities moved at least 350,000 Bangladeshis out of harm's way.

Author: 0 Top intelligence officials deny receiving pressure from US President Donald Trump

Such a revelation came moments before fired FBI Director James Comey in a prepared statement claimed that Trump asked him to stop the FBI investigation against former national security advisor Michael Flynn . Comey told Trump he was not under investigation during a briefing with the then-president-elect on January 6 at Trump Tower. That verifies a claim made repeatedly by Trump, who has called investigations into his campaign's Russian Federation ties a "witchhunt" and a "total hoax".

Global Politics Jonathan Reacts To Quit Notice From Northern Youths
Author: 0 Politics Jonathan Reacts To Quit Notice From Northern Youths

LEADERSHIP recalls that a coalition of Northern youth groups under the aegis of "The Kaduna Declaration" had on Tuesday given Igbos residing in any part of Northern Nigeria three months to relocate to their places of origin. Government assures every resident of the state that it was their constitutional and human rights to live peacefully and own property wherever they choose.

Global Trump 'Feels Vindicated' by Comey Testimony
Author: 0 Trump 'Feels Vindicated' by Comey Testimony

The prepared text of James Comey's opening remarks arrived a day early. Sixty-one percent of respondents said they believe Comey's surprise firing on May 9 was a move Trump made in order to protect himself rather than for the good of the country.

Global Claims for US jobless benefits fall by 10000 to 245000
Author: 0 Claims for US jobless benefits fall by 10000 to 245000

Last week, the government said the economy added 138,000 new jobs in May while the unemployment rate fell to a 16-year low of 4.3%. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal had forecast 240,000 new claims. "The Fed will continue to view the labor market data as signaling that the economy remains at or near full employment", said Michael Gapen, chief economist at Barclays (LSE: BARC.L - news) in NY.

Global Court trial to determine fate of Brazilian presidency
Author: 0 Court trial to determine fate of Brazilian presidency

The damaging testimony against Temer came from executives at the huge construction company Odebrecht, which is one of the businesses at the center of a sprawling investigation into kickbacks and bribes at the state-run oil company Petrobras, a scandal that has upended Brazil's life.

Global Shooting inside Iran's parliament, attack at Iman Khomeini shrine
Author: 0 Shooting inside Iran's parliament, attack at Iman Khomeini shrine

A ministry statement said the men had left Iran to fight for the extremist group in Mosul, Iraq, as well as Raqqa , Syria - the group's de facto capital. Iran's restive Sistan and Baluchestan province, in the southeast on the borders with Pakistan and Afghanistan, is home to the Balouch minority and has always been a hotbed of Sunni insurgents fighting the Shi'ite-led Islamic Republic.

Author: 0 Trump visits Cincinnati, pushes for $1 trillion infrastructure overhaul

Trump is in Cincinnati to talk about a specific piece of his infrastructure plan: inland waterways and the need to fix aging levees, dams, locks and ports. Ohio Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown took note of the cause and effect of Trump's approach, calling the Republicans out in a statement: "The unsafe game President Trump and Washington politicians are playing just caused 70,000 paying customers in Ohio to lose their insurance and it will continue raising prices for everyone else".

Global Trump Offers to Mediate Qatar's Diplomatic Crisis
Author: 0 Trump Offers to Mediate Qatar's Diplomatic Crisis

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan also pledged to do everything possible to help defuse the crisis. Qatar vehemently denies such support. Iran, with which it shares its giant gas field, is a country Qatar has cordial relations with, a reality that deeply angers the anti-Iranian Saudis and Emiratis.

Author: 0 Qatar leadership 'may change' amid diplomatic crisis

The president's sharp critique of Qatar, which is home to a major US military base, inserted Washington directly into the crisis that has pitted the tiny country against Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , Egypt and the United Arab Emirates. The Arab countries have blocked Qatari vessels from entering their air space, as well as using their seaports as Saudi Arabia has closed off its land border.

Author: 0 Has a team ever blown a 3-0 NBA Finals lead?

For the Warriors , Kevin Durant top-scored with 31 points. It's not easy to discern which of these four factors is most significant, even if Cavaliers superstar LeBron James believes he has the answer: "KD". "I would be much smarter than that, than to tweet that at literally 12:04, right after the game". Or in this case, an entire team, and its loyal fans.

Author: 0 Paul Ryan: Trump asking for Comey's loyalty inappropriate

Democratic Senator, Mark Warner said the president's attempt to intervene in the FBI's investigation raises many questions. "He is eager to continue to move forward with his agenda", Kasowitz concluded. In March, Comey claims that Trump asked him to " lift the cloud " over his administration and drop the investigation. "If the president had a conversation with him along the line of, 'Well, how's this going, I want to get this over with more quickly, ' that's an entirely different matter".

Global Canterbury Crusaders field strong pack against Lions
Author: 0 Canterbury Crusaders field strong pack against Lions

Asked if the Lions will be hard-pushed to return to winning ways having fallen to the Blues, Robertson said: "Wow, that's a bit of hype, I don't buy into that at all". All Blacks lock Patrick Tuipulotu. Conor Murray, George North , Jonathan Davies and Sean O'Brien will all start for the first time on the 2017 tour as head coach Gatland fields a potent XV to take on the runaway Super Rugby leaders.

Global Iran says IS-claimed attacks killed 16
Author: 0 Iran says IS-claimed attacks killed 16

One of the attackers later blew himself up inside, where a session had been in progress, according to Iran's state TV. The authorities say that at least seven shooters and suicidal bombers were involved in the terrorist attack. In contrast, the U.N. Security Council passed a resolution within hours condemning "the barbaric and cowardly terrorist attacks" in Tehran and calling for the organizers, perpetrators, and financiers to face justice.

Author: 0 Eric Trump Says that Democrats are "Not Even People"

The costs for the tournaments averaged $50,000 during the first four years, which is about what other charities pay for events at Trump courses. However, Eric Trump continued to claim that use of the course was free, and all monies raised were going to charity .

Global Reality Winner, Accused NSA Leaker, To Enter Not Guilty Plea
Author: 0 Reality Winner, Accused NSA Leaker, To Enter Not Guilty Plea

Before she was accused of mailing classified information to a media outlet, Reality Winner was a Texas-raised linguist, yoga instructor and animal lover who regularly took to social media to blast President Donald Trump . The 25-year-old federal contractor now stands charged with leaking information regarding a 2016 Russian military intelligence cyberattack to The Intercept , an online news outlet.

Global Tehran terrorist attackers identified, photos released (+18)
Author: 0 Tehran terrorist attackers identified, photos released (+18)

Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked Iran's parliament and the Mausoleum of Khomeini, killing at least 12 people in a twin assault. Another lawmaker said one of the assailants was surrounded by security forces and all the doors to the building had been closed, ISNA news agency reported .

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