• Presidential polls: No names decided at Oppn meet, says Gulam Nabi Azad
Presidential polls: No names decided at Oppn meet, says Gulam Nabi Azad

Opposition leaders today met to chalk out a strategy for the upcoming presidential poll but no names were discussed in the first round of talks of a nine- party sub-group set up for the objective, members said. "All opposition parties are totally united". Misra of the BSP said Naidu had called him, too, and asked for a meeting with party leade...

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  • AG Jeff Sessions Issues Fiery Denial of Russia 'Collusion' During Senate Testimony
AG Jeff Sessions Issues Fiery Denial of Russia 'Collusion' During Senate Testimony

Asked about media reports that he had met with Kislyak on a third occasion at a Washington hotel a year ago, Sessions testified that did not remember meeting or having a conversation with the ambassador at the event. He said that he and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had first discussed dismissing Comey before either of them had even take...

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  • Malaysia Airlines Plane Returns To Airport After Passenger Tries To Enter Cockpit
Malaysia Airlines Plane Returns To Airport After Passenger Tries To Enter Cockpit

The flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur was turned back after the captain was alerted to the "disruptive" passenger by cabin crew. Passengers said heavily-armed police personnel wearing camouflage gear and helmets entered the plane about 90 minutes after it landed and arrested the man.

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  • Gabby Giffords Says Heart Is With Scalise And Others
Gabby Giffords Says Heart Is With Scalise And Others

They shot him, and Hodgkinson, 66, a Bernie Sanders supporter and home mold inspector from IL, later died from his wounds. Scalise was shot in the hip by gunman wielding a rifle and pistol just outside of Washington. "Steve is one of the chattier members of the Republican team", Murphy said. "Prior to entering surgery, the Whip was in good spir...

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  • The Senate is blocking TV reporters from interviewing lawmakers in the Capitol
The Senate is blocking TV reporters from interviewing lawmakers in the Capitol

If they wanted to do so, they would need prior approval from the committee. Reached by phone, a representative for the Senate Radio and Television Correspondents Gallery said she could not comment on the directive and referred CNNMoney to the Senate Rules Committee.

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  • Trump affects Virginia primaries, but not as expected
Trump affects Virginia primaries, but not as expected

Northam, a usually low-key pediatric neurologist, won running as a pragmatist with the state Democratic establishment's firm support. Early election results showed Northam, the projected statewide victor, ahead in Northern Virginia's communities.

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  • England lose to 10-man France
England lose to 10-man France

France had fought back to lead 2-1 at halftime, after defenders Samuel Umtiti and Djibril Sidibe each scored their first goal for their country. England somehow managed to tail off despite playing the majority of the second half with a man advantage after Varane brought down Dele Alli in the box.

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  • London fire: Action group, residents' safety warnings were ignored
London fire: Action group, residents' safety warnings were ignored

Mahad also rescued his partner and kids after hearing a "strange knock" on his front door. London mayor Sadiq Khan said the fire raised questions over safety of high-rise blocks like Grenfell Tower. Burning debris cascaded from the blazing building. Soon he saw the smoke and chaos. "I went inside, grabbed my little girl and my girlfriend, and...

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  • Ghani Officially Opens Kabul Process Meeting
Ghani Officially Opens Kabul Process Meeting

Ghani has come under mounting public criticism for spiralling insecurity, with a wave of protests and deadly street clashes roiling the Afghan capital as people incensed by the violence call for his government's resignation. It was the deadliest single attack in 16 years since the USA invaded to topple the Taliban. The push for a new peace proces...

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  • 6 killed, dozens injured in massive London high-rise blaze
6 killed, dozens injured in massive London high-rise blaze

Everything in the house is gone", he said . Some people were said to have leapt from their homes in the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, where the huge fire took hold in the early hours of this morning. Fire safety experts have already pointed to cladding on the building as a likely reason the blaze spread so quickly - making it...

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  • Fatalities reported as fire engulfs London apartment building
Fatalities reported as fire engulfs London apartment building

The London Fire service has confirmed there were fatalities , while more than 50 people have been taken to hospital around the capital for treatment. Firefighters are scouring the charred remains of the housing estate after a blaze which one witness described as a like a "match to paper".

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  • PM May 'deeply saddened' by London tower fire
PM May 'deeply saddened' by London tower fire

Some people were trapped in the fire, with residents desperately shouting for help from windows on upper floors as the fire spread, some British media reported. "I went inside, grabbed my little girl and my girlfriend, and ran". The London Fire Brigade entered the building in a search and rescue operation, with "large numbers" of people being r...

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  • Three arrested in London on terror charges
Three arrested in London on terror charges

Australian Sara Zelenak was a victim of the London attack. She worked in post-operative care at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, right next to the bridge and Borough Market . Newspapers said Archibald was a charity worker. "From his face, from his look, I could see there was a radicalization, as you say". Families of the London Bridge attack...

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  • Ruth Davidson: Government should 'look again' at Brexit
Ruth Davidson: Government should 'look again' at Brexit

In a general election full of unexpected twists, perhaps the biggest came north of the border where the Scottish National Party suffered heavy defeats ending their one-party hegemony. The Tories had won just one seat in 2015. She added she was open to forming a "progressive alliance" at Westminster. But Labour MSP James Kelly said: "It's abso...

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  • DMK members sent out of assembly
DMK members sent out of assembly

The DMK MLAs then, led by Stalin, took to the streets to raise slogans against the AIADMK - "MLAs for Sale". He also evicted the DMK MLAs after 45 minutes of pandemonium and they staged a demonstration outside the House. Dhanapal supported his statements by citing the Nira Radia tape case that happened in the DMK's regime, following which the Assem...

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  • Virginia joins U.S. Climate Alliance
Virginia joins U.S. Climate Alliance

While announcing U.S. withdrawal from Paris agreement , President Donald Trump on June 1 had said India had made its participation in the agreement "contingent on receiving billions and billions and billions dollars in foreign aid". "I knew that as a governor. It was not possible to meet the goals had we attempted to". After the president ...

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  • 6 dead in London fire; figure expected to rise
6 dead in London fire; figure expected to rise

The building was recently upgraded at a cost of 8.6 million pounds ($11 million), with work to modernize the exterior finishing in May 2016. Hundreds of fire officers were joined by police and paramedics to wake and evacuate residents as set up an exclusion zone around the base of the tower as burning debris crashed down the side.

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  • Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri, Poonch districts
Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri, Poonch districts

The Indian firing resulted in death of one civilian identified as 70-year-old Shabbir Khan in Polas Village in Chirikot Sector. At least two citizens i.e. The troops, it said, also destroyed several Indian army bunkers while retaliating to the unprovoked firing. With many ceasefires recorded in the past, the Pakistan military forces once again ...

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  • Congressman Steve Scalise shot at baseball practice in Virginia
Congressman Steve Scalise shot at baseball practice in Virginia

Scalise "was not able to move under his own power" and was "dragging his body from second base", he said . "I held a cloth over the wound to stop the bleeding as Brad was getting some kind of scissors device to cut through the trousers to try to have better access to Steve Scalise's wound and his hip".

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  • United Kingdom police make new arrest in London Bridge attack inquiry
United Kingdom police make new arrest in London Bridge attack inquiry

In total 14 victims were taken to the hospital, one of whom was "walking wounded" and able to leave quickly after being seen by emergency staff. Details of the frenzied knife attacks on unarmed victims in the London Bridge atrocity have been set out at the inquests into their deaths.

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