• Darjeeling on edge, GJM takes out rally with body of activist
Darjeeling on edge, GJM takes out rally with body of activist

While the hill unit of the BJP will take part in an all-party meeting on Gorkhaland on June 20, the hill unit of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) will stay away, literally making negotiations impossible. The statement came after meeting with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh . A senior bureaucrat said that since the hills are dependent on the plai...

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  • Small margins can me massive in this game: Virat Kohli
Small margins can me massive in this game: Virat Kohli

He can be effective as a bowler and his batting is priceless", the 28-year-old told reporters here. Probed whether the advantage of thrashing Pakistan by 124 runs in the tournament opener will be on their minds when they take the field on Sunday, Kohli replied in the negative.

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  • Trump proposes privatising air traffic control
Trump proposes privatising air traffic control

Joining him in the East Room were airline industry executives, union members and a pair of former transportation secretaries: Elizabeth Dole and Mary Peters. "The AIRR Act is transformational legislation that prepares the US aviation system for the future, helps ensure a modern, safe system that benefits passengers and the economy, and keeps Amer...

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  • Bodies found in search of US destroyer damaged in collision
Bodies found in search of US destroyer damaged in collision

Seventh Fleet said on Sunday. The USS Fitzgerald is back at its home port in Yokosuka Naval Base south of Tokyo, with extensive damage to its hull. Status of Forces Agreement. Much of the crew was asleep, he said, and one machinery room and two berthing areas for 116 crew members were severely damaged, along with the captain's cabin.

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  • Champions Trophy final: India opt to field against Pak
Champions Trophy final: India opt to field against Pak

Arthur said: "It's been an up and down ride for us, but just so proud of the boys". This is India , though, and Pakistan will have to banish the demons of defeats past: in the last six matches in ICC events, it is India which has triumphed.

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  • 30000 from Andhra Pradesh for UPSC Prelims today
30000 from Andhra Pradesh for UPSC Prelims today

UPSC answer key for IAS prelims 2017 of General Studies paper 1, paper 2 will be available within by 6 pm. This year also the UPSC was reported that more than 30 lakh competitors were clashed in UPSC Preliminary examination . The main examination will be conducted on 28 October 2017 . UPSC permits six attempts to each candidate for the ...

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  • Congressional Baseball Game For Charity underway
Congressional Baseball Game For Charity underway

Steve Scalise and four others were shot during practice Wednesday. He was among the Republican team at the practice field who took cover in a dugout as police exchanged fire with the gunman, James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois, killing him.

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  • Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 6/8/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 6/8/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Nashville Predators' coach Peter Laviolette said it was never in doubt, even after the first two games of the Stanley Cup final in which his goaltender was nearly singlehandedly responsible for his team trailing the series 2-0. Game 5 is on Thursday. He thought the Penguins got their best looks in Game 4 , but were ultimately denied by Rinne ...

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  • Senate Passes New Iran Sanctions Bill 98-2
Senate Passes New Iran Sanctions Bill 98-2

The Republican-led Senate unanimously approved a measure emphasizing the importance of NATO's mutual defense pact, a not-so-subtle dig at President Donald Trump . The Senate legislation imposes sanctions on people involved in Iran's ballistic missile program and anyone who does business with them. The White House has taken no formal position...

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  • Tillerson Says Every Foreign Counterpart Asked to Address US-Russia Relations
Tillerson Says Every Foreign Counterpart Asked to Address US-Russia Relations

In talks with the Palestinians about renewing peace talks, President Trump and US officials have pressed for a change. The proposal would also require a congressional review if the administration tries to ease other sanctions aimed at Moscow, such as returning property to Russian Federation, which was shuttered after they interfered with our el...

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  • Senate approves sanctions bill to punish Russia for meddling
Senate approves sanctions bill to punish Russia for meddling

Nabil Shaath, an advisor to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas , said the Palestinians were surprised by Tillerson's remarks. Tillerson, testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, was asked to explain his remarks earlier this week claiming that the Palestinian government had stopped its longstanding policy of paying te...

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  • Trump Attorney: Trump Is Not Under Investigation
Trump Attorney: Trump Is Not Under Investigation

During the 2016 campaign, Trump told Clinton during the presidential debates that he would have somebody "look into" Clinton's use of a private email server while she served as secretary of state, notes the Washington Post . "Oh, boy", Wallace said at one point. "I want to be clear here". The committee sent a bipartisan letter this month to Wh...

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  • No proof on collusion with Russians
No proof on collusion with Russians

Citing unidentified sources, the news station reported that Rosenstein told Brand she would be tasked with the final decisions regarding resources made available for the probe, headed by special counsel and former FBI director Robert Mueller , and whether anyone is prosecuted because of the investigation.

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  • Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to serious from critical
Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to serious from critical

The 51-year-old remains in a critical condition. Rep. Scalise was shot during baseball practice with the GOP team early Wednesday morning after a man approached the field and opened fire. The hospital says the Louisiana congressman "will require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some time". On Thursday night Scalise was hon...

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  • Angry protesters storm local town hall after deadly London fire
Angry protesters storm local town hall after deadly London fire

Criticism of May intensified Friday after she sidestepped questions in a televised interview about whether she had underestimated the public's anger and frustration. "We are not given information about our loved ones", she added. "The Prime Minister is distraught about what has happened", said Mr Green, who was appointed Mrs May's deputy in the wak...

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  • Hodgkinson had hit list with names of 3 congressmen
Hodgkinson had hit list with names of 3 congressmen

The House of Representatives majority whip underwent another operation on Saturday, and the hospital said he was more responsive and speaking with his family. Scalise was fielding ground balls at second base Wednesday when he was shot at a practice for the annual Republicans-Democrats baseball game. Police officer David Bailey, who was injured in t...

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  • Cuba rejects new US policy, calls it 'archaic'
Cuba rejects new US policy, calls it 'archaic'

President Donald Trump Friday charted his own course for more confrontational relations with the Castro-led government in Cuba with a speech in Miami on June 16, 2017. Now, Cubans have to follow the same process as other refugees and immigrants. But President Donald J. Trump has now changed that. Trump is preparing to tighten at least s...

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  • Was gunman ready to head home before VA shooting?
Was gunman ready to head home before VA shooting?

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., and four others were injured in the shooting before U.S. Capitol Police fatally shot Hodgkinson. Suzanne Hodgkinson, the wife of a gunman who shot and wounded a top Republican congressman and several others, said her husband went to Washington , D.C.

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  • Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein may step down from Russian Federation probe
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein may step down from Russian Federation probe

Donald Trump has appeared to confirm he is being investigated for obstruction of justice as he complained of a "witch hunt". The Post quoted officials as saying an obstruction of justice investigation targeting the president began between Comey's firing and Mueller's appointment, suggesting once again that the Justice Department was Trump's ...

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  • Moscow braces for anti-corruption protests
Moscow braces for anti-corruption protests

The White House has condemned the arrests of protesters at anti-corruption rallies in Russian Federation. Large signs celebrating Russia's unspoiled nature and ethnic diversity were barely looked at by passersby as protesters sought refuge behind them from riot police.

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