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Global Farmer agitation turns violent in Maharashtra
Author: 0 Farmer agitation turns violent in Maharashtra

While one senior official was severely injured, several others also sustained minor injuries. The protesters blocked the Kalyan-Haji Malang road in the area by throwing burning tyres and wooden blocks on it. "The Indian Navy is constructing a peripheral boundary wall to protect and safeguard the defence land from further encroachments", the spokesperson said.

Author: 0 $447M Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold in California

The numbers drawn were: 20, 26, 32, 38, 58 and the Powerball number was 03, with 2x Powerplay. The store is at 27985 Bradley Road in the Sun City community in the city of Menifee. The other option of a lump-sum payout would reduce the cash prize to $279 million. Those figures are just the amounts withheld up front; your final tax burden is likely to be even higher.

Global Top universities slip down rankings under new student-focused system
Author: 0 Top universities slip down rankings under new student-focused system

It was one of just two institutions in Yorkshire to achieve the highest award in the first major assessment of teaching standards, joining Huddersfield at the top of the region's table. Sir Alan Langlands, vice-chancellor of the University of Leeds, said the gold award strengthened the university's "excellent reputation" in student education.

Author: 0 White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

The response from some: It better be. Sanders later endorsed Ossoff, saying it was "imperative" that Democrats win the Georgia House race as a "first step in fighting back against Trump's reactionary agenda". Democrats have to pick up 24 House seats to get back into power. "One of the disappointing things from the last couple of days is that that approach still has a little bit of punch to it".

Global Pastor's disappearance reignites debate over treasure hunt
Author: 0 Pastor's disappearance reignites debate over treasure hunt

Fenn says he hid a treasure worth millions somewhere in New Mexico. The buried treasure was referenced in Fenn's poem that was contained in Fenn's book, The Thrill of the Chase . Wallace is the second known victim of Forrest Fenn's treasure hunt; Randy Bilyeu , also of Colorado, went missing while searching in January 2016.

Author: 0 In Iowa, the president channels his inner candidate Trump

The president also said that "those coming into our country must embrace our values" and he renewed calls for a wall along the USA border with Mexico, saying publicly what he reportedly had said privately to fellow lawmakers - that the wall would include solar panels.

Global Vijay's look from his next film Mersal unveiled on his birthday
Author: 0 Vijay's look from his next film Mersal unveiled on his birthday

Atlee, director of his upcoming film Mersal , has revealed the actor's look from the film and called it a birthday gift. Vijay who turns 43 on 22nd June mesmerises fans and audience by remaining young and appealing forever. Being produced by N. Ramasamy and Hema Rukamani under Thenandral Studio Limited, the movie is all set to launch Vijay as a huge star in Telugu as well.

Global U.S. says it downed Iran-made drone in Syria
Author: 0 U.S. says it downed Iran-made drone in Syria

The Russian Defense Ministry said: "Repeated combat actions by USA aviation under the cover of counter-terrorism against lawful armed forces of a country that is a member of the United Nations are a massive violation of worldwide law and de facto a military aggression against the Syrian Arab Republic".

Author: 0 Warmbier death 'unimaginable' for former North Korea detainee

But tensions remain - particularly over China's building of artificial islands in disputed South China Sea waters. After meeting Chinese President Xi Jinping in April, there were indications that a deal had been reached in which Beijing would exert a constraining influence over Pyongyang in exchange for Washington's less critical treatment of Chinese trade practices.

Author: 0 Trump tweetstorms wash away White House press briefings

Reporters pressed Spicer on whether Trump believes the Kremlin interfered in the election, which USA intelligence agencies confirm, but Spicer continued to deflect the questions. "I know the president has been on the phone extensively with the leader and with key senators so I don't know if he's seen the legislation or not", said Spicer.

Global Forest Wild Fire in Portugal Was Started With Criminal Intentions
Author: 0 Forest Wild Fire in Portugal Was Started With Criminal Intentions

Among the questions being asked was why a road where many people died had not been closed off. Portuguese Civil Protection commander Vítor Vaz Pinto also said that 95 percent of the fire was already controlled, although the remaining fire to be extinguished would be equivalent to an extension of 20 kilometers if it were a continuous line.

Global Mauritania Airlines Orders One Boeing 737 MAX 8
Author: 0 Mauritania Airlines Orders One Boeing 737 MAX 8

The order for 10 Boeing 737 Max 200 planes is in addition to 100 aircraft Ryanair had already ordered from the manufacturer. Boeing (NYSE:BA) unveiled a new version of its bestselling 737 aircraft at the world's biggest air show, held in Paris .

Global Otto Warmbier's release from North Korea: A timeline
Author: 0 Otto Warmbier's release from North Korea: A timeline

He also said that the Z Society, a secret club at the University of Virginia , promised him membership if he was successful at stealing the poster, according to The New York Times , citing North Korean state media. Officials for PotCoin, which is likened to a smaller-scale Bitcoin for weed entrepreneurs and their customers, also did not explain why they've put up the money for Rodman's mission.

Author: 0 Korea, terrorism expected to feature at US-China dialogue

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says China has a responsibility to exert much greater economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to prevent an escalation of tensions in the region. WASHINGTON (AP) - Otto Warmbier 's death after returning from North Korean imprisonment is stoking outrage in Washington and threatening to overshadow high-level U.S.

Author: 0 Navalny Supporters Holding Anticorruption Protests Across Russia

Thousands of Russians, many very young, chanted "Russia without Putin!" in the streets of dozens of cities during Monday's protests. The protest comes as Russian Federation enters an election cycle, with a vote due next March expected to give Putin six more years in the Kremlin.

Global Kate Middleton Heads to the Races in the Perfect Little White Dress
Author: 0 Kate Middleton Heads to the Races in the Perfect Little White Dress

It's been a busy week for Kate Middleton . Good thing Kate was paying attention. The men, like Prince William , are required to wear a morning dress which includes a waistcoat, top hat, and black shoes. In Scotland, she is styled as Her Royal Highess The Countess of Strathearn. She already stepped out nailing a ( on theme) casual outfit and looking pretty in pink at various events, and she just made a major case for the little white dress during a day at the Royal Ascot races in her ...

Author: 0 South Africa court allows secret Zuma no-confidence vote

The Constitutional Court ruled Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Johannesburg, that a parliamentary vote of no confidence in Zuma could be by secret ballot, saying it is up to the speaker of parliament to decide. Zuma, who will be in parliament later in the day for question and answer session, has survived four previous no-confidence votes. In it, he said the National Assembly did have powers to allow a secret ballot, but that "it's her judgement call to make".

Author: 0 Helmut Kohl, Father Of German Reunification, Dies At 87

Euroepean politcians, experts and public personalities continues commenting on Friday on the significance of the role played in European affairs by the late German former Federal Chancellor Helmut Kohl . "When the Berlin Wall fell, he rose to the occasion, a true European". "It is with great sadness that I learned of the death of former chancellor Helmut Kohl ", she said.

Author: 0 Turkish troops take part in drills in Qatar

Meeting with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and Qatari counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani on Wednesday, Cavusoglu reportedly praised the "wise and calm manner" with which Doha has approached the current crisis.

Author: 0 Trump, new Saudi crown prince vow to ease tension with Qatar

His goal is to drastically reduce the country's dependence on oil exports after a plunge in prices almost crippled Saudi Arabia's ability to spend on national projects and foreign efforts. Iran, Saudi Arabia's main rival for regional influence, called Prince Mohammed's appointment a "soft coup". Dubbed by Washington insiders as "the prince of counterterrorism", Mohammed bin Nayef developed a ground-breaking program that rehabilitates and counsels individuals convicted of terrorism-related ...

Author: 0 One Year Later, 49 Killed In Orlando Nightclub Shooting Remembered

Church bells tolled 49 times and a giant rainbow flag was hung from a county government building in Orlando as the names of the victims of the Pulse nightclub attack were read aloud. Pulse has become an unofficial site of remembrance. Local leaders said Mateen's hateful act caused an outpouring of love from Orlando and the wider world.

Global Rebel Wilson demands £3.6m in libel damages
Author: 0 Rebel Wilson demands £3.6m in libel damages

Dr Collins said there was a degree of guesswork in arriving at a fair figure. "A star like Rebel Wilson , a multi-million-dollar actress, could reasonably expect not to have had the hiatus in her career that the evidence establishes she had", he said.

Global ISIS destroyed historic mosque — USA military
Author: 0 ISIS destroyed historic mosque — USA military

The Iraqi statement said both the mosque and its distinctive Hadba (hunchback) leaning minaret had been blown up. In the background is the leaning minaret. The US Central Command later issued a statement bluntly accusing the Islamic State of destroying the mosque. Gen. Joseph Martin, Commanding General of Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command-Operation Inherent Resolve.

Author: 0 Investigators find weapons stash at Champs-Elysees attacker's home

Police sources told AFP that they found a Kalashnikov assault rifle, two handguns as well as a gas bottle on the vehicle. Karim Cheurfi, who the Islamic State later claimed as one of its fighters, shot police officers on the boulevard in April, killing one officer and injuring two others.

Author: 0 Little substance predicted from Queen's Speech

While the party membership was described by the Prime Minister as "friends and allies", it appears their rumoured demands for more money for infrastructure projects and guarantee of a "frictionless" border after Brexit have not been met. "We have got some days until we have a vote on the Queen's Speech ". "This Government will respond with humility and resolve to the message the electorate sent", she promised.

Author: 0 China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on NKorea

After a day of meetings with top Chinese officials, Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US and China have made progress on a handful of issues and are pushing ahead on pressuring North Korea - despite President Donald Trump's claim that "it has not worked".

Author: 0 Trump to China: Thanks for trying with North Korea

Relations between the USA and North Korea have rapidly deteriorated over the past months, due to the latter's unwillingness to discontinue nuclear tests and, more recently, the death of Otto Warmbier . He is the first American to die after being released from North Korean custody in half a century. "Now, the assessment of risk for Americans visiting North Korea has become too high".

Global Defence minister accuses Abbas of wanting Israel-Hamas war
Author: 0 Defence minister accuses Abbas of wanting Israel-Hamas war

Notably, Egypt's abrupt decision to allow fuel into Gaza comes shortly after Israel began sharply reducing the amount of electricity being supplied to the territory, which has fallen by some 24 megawatts over the past three days alone. Israel did so at Abbas's request , after he said he would only pay 40% of the bill to the Israel Electricity Company, which is now Gaza's main provider of electricity.

Global IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul
Author: 0 IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

The mosque also known as Mosul's Great Mosque is where IS leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi declared a so-called Islamic caliphate in 2014. The Iraqis called the 45m leaning minaret al-Hadba, or "the hunchback". Throughout the territory it controls, the Islamic State has routinely used mosques for battlefield purposes. Aid workers in Iraq are preparing for a massive exodus of civilians from Mosul's Old City as Iraqi forces battle to retake the last district held by the Islamic State group .

Global Australia says to resume air strikes in Syria after Russian Federation threat
Author: 0 Australia says to resume air strikes in Syria after Russian Federation threat

Despite the recent violence, USA officials stressed they have no plans to escalate fighting against the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad . Also, help improve the economy of Iran so that risks to them of a major war become untenable to a resulting expanding middle class, and tie some future aide to Iraq to oil wealth getting to the Kurdish people.

Author: 0 Iran Launches Six 'Zulfiqar' Ballistic Missiles At ISIS Targets In Syria

Russian Federation says it is waiting for the U.S.to explain its decision to shoot down a Syrian warplane. Meanwhile, the USA on Sunday shot down a Syrian aircraft for the first time, marking a new escalation of the conflict as Russian Federation warned it would consider any US -led coalition planes in Syria west of the Euphrates River to be targets.

Author: 0 PA ANALYSIS: Why has MSCI taken so long to embrace A-shares?

Hong Kong stocks fell on Wednesday on fears that MSCI's decision to include more mainland China stocks in a key benchmark index will threaten the financial centre's role as a key global investor gateway to China . "The inclusion will definitely boost market sentiment as well as market liquidity, and additional capital inflows will go into the A-share market in the medium to long term", said Raymond Ma, portfolio manager at Fidelity International Ltd.

Author: 0 Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria - Guards

Tehran has devoted vast military and financial resources to propping up the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a six-year civil war. The incident closely followed Sunday's U.S. "Firing these missiles from 600 or 700 kilometres away onto a small building. demonstrates Iran's capacity and intelligence capabilities" against jihadist groups, he said.

Author: 0 EU's Barnier Hopes to Remove Brexit Uncertainties as Talks Begin

At their press conference, Barnier stressed that the European Union would not treat the United Kingdom with hostility, while Davis stressed that he wanted to be constructive. Perhaps more important, they begin just 10 days after a humbling election setback revived divisions within May's government on what kind of relationship it wants with the EU.

Author: 0 No sign of a deal between the DUP and Conservatives

However, Mr Trump reportedly told the Prime Minister in a call that he did not want to go ahead with the trip if was likely to cause widespread demonstrations. Mrs May also hit back at Labour MPs' criticism of her election performance - one, Kevin Brennan, described her as the "interim prime minister" - by pointing out the Conservatives had won the most votes and the most seats.

Author: 0 Brussels attacker sympathized with IS

Belgian authorities said they foiled a "terror attack" Tuesday when soldiers shot and killed a suspect after a small explosion at a busy Brussels train station that continued a week of attacks in the capitals of Europe. A spokesman for the Belgian federal police said the suspected attacker is dead. The authorities said Belgian soldiers "neutralised" the suspect, although it was not clear if the suspect survived.

Author: 0 Angel Di Maria agrees to deal in Spain over tax fraud

The prosecutor recommended a sentence of 16 months and a fine of almost 800,000 euros ($890,000). Argentina global Di Maria is accused of failing to pay 1.3m euros to the Spanish tax authorities in 2012-2013 by giving up his image rights to companies based in tax havens, such as Panama.

Author: 0 Trump thanks China for North Korea help but says it hasn't worked

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis were hosting Chinese foreign policy chief Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui , the chief of the People's Liberation Army's joint staff department. The State Department said the dialogue will focus on ways to increase pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programmes, but also cover such areas as counter-terrorism and territorial rivalries in the strategic South China Sea .

Author: 0 In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

Trump said. "I'm waiting for them to accuse him of wanting that little amount of money". Trump reportedly floated the idea of a solar wall during a meeting with Congressional leaders in June , but hasn't publicly confirmed the reports. Unable to get Democrats to join Republicans in major legislative efforts, Mr Trump said the wounding by a gunman last week of Republican Representative Steve Scalise in Alexandria, Virginia, had fostered a spirit of unity.

Author: 0 Google Maps adds indigenous lands in Canada after long omission

Therefore, His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, hereby directs that a proclamation do issue declaring June 21 of each year as " National Aboriginal Day ".

Global U.S. shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria
Author: 0 U.S. shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria

In the Syrian capital, Damascus , rebels fired artillery shells from the suburbs into the city, wounding at least three people, according to the state news agency SANA. It is the fifth time in the past month the United States has struck at forces allied with the Syrian government in the area. It was the second time this month that the US has shot down an armed drone in the vicinity of the camp at Tanf.

Global Premier Clark adopts NDP, Green promises as throne speech looms
Author: 0 Premier Clark adopts NDP, Green promises as throne speech looms

The legislature is set to reconvene Thursday and it is expected that Clark's minority government will soon be defeated in a confidence vote, making way for a minority New Democrat government supported by the Green party. capital on Thursday, and called out the government for taking on issues he said they have largely ignored. Clark also hinted at a poverty-reduction plan and improved mental health services, and vowed her party would formally run on these new promises if another election is ...

Global US shifts tone in Qatar crisis, seeks Saudi answers
Author: 0 US shifts tone in Qatar crisis, seeks Saudi answers

Dunford replied succinctly that it was not. He implied that his Riyadh visit had inspired the Saudi-led action. Within hours of Tillerson's comments on June 9, Trump called Qatar a "funder of terrorism at a very high level". In a meeting with journalists earlier this week, he said: "We cannot expect an end to the crisis - solutions are not yet developed, and the countries [that have] besieged Qatar have not provided any clear reasons for the steps they have taken".

Author: 0 Hawaii urges court to keep hold on Trump travel ban

The Ninth Circuit panel ruled that the travel ban does not account for why allowing the entry of nationals from the six targeted countries under "current protocols" would harm USA interests. Gorsuch's confirmation by the U.S. Senate in April restored the court's 5-4 conservative majority. "In short, the order does not provide a rationale explaining why permitting entry of nationals from the six designated countries under current protocols would be detrimental to the interests of the ...

Global French defense minister quits over fake jobs claims
Author: 0 French defense minister quits over fake jobs claims

French President Emmanuel Macron has brought in little-known figures to his government in a reshuffle after corruption scandals started tarnishing his young Cabinet. Businesswoman Florence Parly, who worked previously in a Socialist government and for major French transport companies, was named defense minister, and law expert Nicole Belloubet was nominated justice minister, replacing two of the departed.

Author: 0 Senate GOP to unveil health care bill Thursday

McConnell's ability to line up votes is considered masterful, and he's eager to pass legislation fulfilling a keystone campaign promise of President Donald Trump and countless GOP congressional candidates. That's mainly for two reasons: First, the cutback of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion , which extended the income limit for qualifying Medicaid recipients to 138% of the federal poverty limit.

Global Coveney To Take Part In NI Talks To Restore Power Sharing
Author: 0 Coveney To Take Part In NI Talks To Restore Power Sharing

The Prince of Wales and Queen Elizabeth II during Queen's Speech in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster in London . In a mark of the importance of Brexit to May's agenda, the Queen will set out plans not for the usual one year, but for a two-year period taking the government beyond the expected withdrawal date in March 2019.

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