• Punjab cop caught in helping drug racket
Punjab cop caught in helping drug racket

He said that live cartridges of various calibers, an illegal 9 mm pistol of an Italian make, 12, 315 and 32 bore weapons, an AK-47 and Rs 16.50 lakh and 3,550 pounds were recovered from his residence. A case under provisions of the IPC and sections of the NDPS Act and Arms Act was registered against him, they said. Joint raids were then conducted...

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  • EU leaders call for a softer Brexit
EU leaders call for a softer Brexit

Now following yesterday's UK General Election we have a Conservative party with no overall Parliamentary majority tasked with having to navigate a UK withdrawal from the European Union in the most hard negotiations this country has faced since the end of the Second World War.

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  • Meghalaya wants Centre to axe rule on cattle trade for slaughter
Meghalaya wants Centre to axe rule on cattle trade for slaughter

The present rules impact the growing livestock economy adversely. The chief minister said beef was an "integral part" of the dietary habit of the tribals of Meghalaya and its demand in the state in 2015-2016 was 23,634 metric tonnes. 79 percent of households, involved in cattle rearing but will also affect the right of people to have a diet of th...

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  • Germany's Merkel hosts African leaders ahead of G20 summit
Germany's Merkel hosts African leaders ahead of G20 summit

Last November, the first German passenger flight arrived at Sharm El-Sheikh Airport, putting an end to the European country's one-year travel ban to the Red Sea resort city after a Russian passenger plane was brought down by a terrorist bomb in Sinai in 2015.

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  • Market nosedives; Sensex slumps by 200 points, Nifty breaks below 9600-mark
Market nosedives; Sensex slumps by 200 points, Nifty breaks below 9600-mark

At the same time, Nifty50 was at 9,630.20 points after opening at 9,646.70. The Sensex touched a high of 31,225.43 points and a low of 31,070.65 points during the intra-day trade. Bank stocks remained weak throughout the day, even as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley met with the heads of Public Sector Banks (PSU), which were trading in the red zone ...

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  • Child Sectioned After Seeking Abortion
Child Sectioned After Seeking Abortion

However, some believe it was inevitable such a case would arise at some point following the introduction of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act in 2013. Kavanagh also noted that there was a need to establish a "process which ensures medical professionals with such conscientious objections can not block timely health care in critical cas...

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  • Sweet sizzlin' beans! Fancy names may boost healthy dining
Sweet sizzlin' beans! Fancy names may boost healthy dining

Diners think of healthy foods as less filling and generally not as fun to eat as, say, chocolate cake. More than a third of American adults are obese and health officials want people to cut out junk food in favor of fruits and veggies.

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  • Gove Replaces Leadsom As Secretary Of State For Environment
Gove Replaces Leadsom As Secretary Of State For Environment

The remaining Cabinet posts are set for a reshuffle from her previous administration with key announcements including Green as her new first secretary of state, effectively seen as a deputy prime minister in terms of Cabinet seniority. The Conservative Party is in a considerably weaker position than before the election, holding only 318 seats i...

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  • Britain, EU fail to agree Brexit talks start date
Britain, EU fail to agree Brexit talks start date

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said the bloc had been ready "for months" to negotiate but suggested talks could be held up while Britain figures out its new top team. While the 27 would quite possibly be willing to extend to Britain the same kind of access to EU markets that they offer to Norway or Switzerland, they have made clear ...

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  • Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic released after one season
Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic released after one season

What is set to be his last sighting in a United shirt came against Anderlecht in April in the second leg of the Europa League quarterfinals, during which the pony-tailed Ibrahimovic was carried off on a stretcher with ruptured cruciate ligaments.

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  • Police Find Body in Thames; Likely 8th Victim
Police Find Body in Thames; Likely 8th Victim

However, she said she and the police assumed he wanted to eventually go to Syria , given he only had a one-way ticket to Istanbul and a small backpack. The attack came just five days before Thursday's general election and has dominated the debate since. Abedi killed 22 people and wounded more than 100 when he detonated a bomb at the crowded Manc...

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  • Exit polls predicts hung parliament
Exit polls predicts hung parliament

Labour's shadow chancellor John McDonnell also warned against reading too much into the prediction, saying: "We have to have some scepticism about all polls at the moment". "(Party leader) Tim Farron made it very clear. The election is how the British people decide whom they want to represent them in the parliament and run the country.

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  • Bear disrupts runners in middle of race in Colorado; photos
Bear disrupts runners in middle of race in Colorado; photos

Don't you know I'm in a race here. Sanborn told the Associated Press that he's encountered bears, elk, turkeys, bobcats and other wildlife during training runs but has never seen a bear do this during a race. Record time, no doubtWhy run when a bear could show up? Donald Sanborn captured a photo of the bear crossing in front of a group of r...

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  • Ministers plot softer Brexit to keep United Kingdom in single market
Ministers plot softer Brexit to keep United Kingdom in single market

May will face angry lawmakers at a meeting of the 1922 Committee later on Monday. "I was in Northern Ireland yesterday and Arlene Foster did say that she hopes that there will be a softer Brexit", Humphreys said. Davis had said earlier that walking away from the Brexit talks was one of Britain's options in their negotiations. While Britons vote...

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  • Retailer tied to Ole Miss NCAA case files civil complaint
Retailer tied to Ole Miss NCAA case files civil complaint

The store says that's false, so it's suing for defamation. Allegation No. 9 states that he and defensive line coach Chris Kiffin provided $2,800 worth of free merchandise for a pair of student-athletes and a family member. Responses from Farrar and Kiffin dispute the claims. Merkel told SI that being associated with the NCAA investigation has led...

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  • London police cruiser collides with vehicle, two injured
London police cruiser collides with vehicle, two injured

The crash happened on Route 109 at Main Street Sunday around 3:40 p.m. Police said details about the crash are not yet available. The driver of the pickup truck was taken to a local hospital, where he or she was pronounced dead. Police say Officer Thompson's left arm was "suffered significant injuries". State police's accident recon team is i...

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  • May to face fury of own MPs in battle to keep job
May to face fury of own MPs in battle to keep job

Ms Davidson who is gay, plans to marry her partner in the near future. With 318 seats in the House of Commons, the Conservatives remain the biggest single victor, but still fall behind securing the 326-mark of seats for a majority as they had before the snap election.

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  • Pound Extends Drop as UK Political Chaos Adds to Brexit Stress
Pound Extends Drop as UK Political Chaos Adds to Brexit Stress

The more domestically focused and midcap FTSE 250 index spent most of the session lower before closing up 0.1%. Housebuilders Taylor Wimpey , Barratt Development and Persimmon all fell and UK-focused banks RBS and Lloyds were also weaker.

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  • President Trump Confirms His Commitment to NATO's Article 5 Mutual Defense Pact
President Trump Confirms His Commitment to NATO's Article 5 Mutual Defense Pact

President Trump slammed James Comey as a "leaker" and a liar on Friday, "100%" committing to testify under oath to refute Comey's charges while refusing to say if he recorded their conversations. "Yesterday showed no collusion, no obstruction", Trump said. Comey's testimony has brought many legal scholars to the conclusion that Trump coul...

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  • Half of United Kingdom employers unprepared for immigration changes
Half of United Kingdom employers unprepared for immigration changes

The Brexit Secretary said the talks would take place that week, but not necessarily on the Monday due to the clash with the Queen's Speech at Westminster. "The European citizens in the United Kingdom, we want to get on with as fast as possible because we don't want people to be in a state of anxiety". "She is fine, she is getting on the with th...

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