• Opposition picks Meira Kumar as Presidential candidate
Opposition picks Meira Kumar as Presidential candidate

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won commitments of support for his candidate from a rich assortment of regional parties to accrue a little over 60 percent of the vote . "This was widely reported in newspapers in Delhi ", he told reporters. I would appeal to the collegium to take their decision on the best interest of the country, based on th...

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  • Philippines: Malaysian financier believed killed in siege - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona
Philippines: Malaysian financier believed killed in siege - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona

Another militant leader, Omarkhayam Maute, is also believed dead. He is suspected to have channelised more than 30m Philippine pesos ($600,000) from Isis to the militants to acquire firearms, food and other supplies for the attack, Ano said citing intelligence shared by his foreign counterparts.

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  • Deadly London tower blaze began in a Hotpoint fridge freezer, say police
Deadly London tower blaze began in a Hotpoint fridge freezer, say police

She said that the Metropolitan Police will consider manslaughter charges as a result of the failed tests. Police are still investigating why the fire spread so quickly after starting. Holgate added that last week's fire was a "heart-breaking tragedy" and that there was still a "huge amount" to do for the victims, but his presence would be...

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  • Grenfell Tower fire began in refrigerator freezer
Grenfell Tower fire began in refrigerator freezer

Police are considering manslaughter charges in the case, McCormack said, along with other "criminal offences and breaches of legislation and regulations", as they investigate the fire. The investigation is one of the most complex ever undertaken by the Metropolitan Police, McCormack said. United Kingdom authorities have given assurances that they...

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  • Nancy Pelosi is hurting Democrats at ballot box, Rep. Tim Ryan says
Nancy Pelosi is hurting Democrats at ballot box, Rep. Tim Ryan says

Democratic candidate for 6th congressional district Jon Ossoff , left, waves to the crowd while stepping offstage with his fiancee Alisha Kramer after conceding to Republican Karen Handel at his election night party in Atlanta, . The election outcome will not alter the balance of power in Washington , where Republicans control both ch...

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  • British offer on citizens' rights is 'below expectations — European Union chief
British offer on citizens' rights is 'below expectations — European Union chief

The EU sought instead to show its unity by pressing ahead with plans on counter-terrorism, defence and by renewing damaging economic sanctions against Russian Federation over the war in eastern Ukraine. She will outline a more detailed proposal next Monday, when May addresses her parliament in London. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the pl...

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  • M raised from the Uganda solidarity summit on refugees
M raised from the Uganda solidarity summit on refugees

At a fundraising summit held in Entebbe, Uganda, UN Secretary General commended Uganda's open door refugee policy which he called "exemplary". David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme, warned that without assistance, food for the refugees will run out by July.

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  • Congress still hopes JD (U) will be with Opposition over President election
Congress still hopes JD (U) will be with Opposition over President election

For the record, the Congress has said the possibility of nominating a candidate to run against Kovind will be confirmed only after the June 22 meeting. Veerendra Kumar, saying he would not support Mr Kovind. "Hum logo ne thok-baja ke faisla liya hain (we have taken a decision after meticulously taking everything into account)", Rajak told.

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  • Democrats' real problem is that Nancy Pelosi is their true face
Democrats' real problem is that Nancy Pelosi is their true face

Both Reps. Kathleen Rice , R-N.Y. That's why Nancy Pelosi and her allies are pouring millions into his campaign. In an interview with CNN's Don Lemon Wednesday, Rep. "But, clearly, these ads using her , linking her to our candidates is still working". Lemon asked Ryan if he believed Pelosi was more toxic than Donald Trump .

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  • KSA has new Crown Prince
KSA has new Crown Prince

King Salman's decree also means Prince Mohammed bin Salman , 31, will become deputy prime minister while continuing as defence minister. US President Donald Trump on Wednesday congratulated Saudi Arabia's newly-appointed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , with whom he discussed a potential peace deal between Palestinians and Israelis as well...

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  • New Photos Show What London Tower Inferno Left Behind
New Photos Show What London Tower Inferno Left Behind

But he warned that not everyone would be identifiable and the operation would take "many, many weeks". Composing himself, he said "It's fair to say it is incredibly emotional working in there". She was focused on making sure there was a taskforce up and running, getting that done. The police chief, who went inside the charred shell of the high-ri...

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  • Police consider manslaughter charges over fire
Police consider manslaughter charges over fire

Tests so far have found that at least three high-rise apartment buildings in the United Kingdom have flammable external panels like the ones believed to have contributed to a fire that killed 79 people in London , Britain's government said Thursday.

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  • Britain's Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn overtakes PM Theresa May in YouGov poll
Britain's Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn overtakes PM Theresa May in YouGov poll

A group of Labour MPs, Lords, and MEPs are urging Jeremy Corbyn to reject a hard Brexit deal and do more to defend the UK's membership of the single market. This figure is the highest it has been since 67% of the same demographic voted in 1992. A similar Survation poll conducted over May 5-6 found that 47% of respondents would vote Conserva...

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  • DySP Mohammed Ayub Pandith killed by own; died heroically
DySP Mohammed Ayub Pandith killed by own; died heroically

When the mob attacked him, he could have easily killed several people with his service revolver, but he chose to shoot only at the legs of a few people to warn them. Vaid has said that two people have been arrested so far while a third person has been identified. "The police officer apparently thought that he would not be harmed as he was in his o...

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  • Amid criticism, Nancy Pelosi says she's 'confident' most Democrats have her back
Amid criticism, Nancy Pelosi says she's 'confident' most Democrats have her back

Republican ads in Georgia called out minority leader Nancy Pelosi as a rich San Francisco liberal, out of touch with the needs of middle America. And after Republican Karen Handel pulled out the win, the leadership-backed superPAC said using the Democratic leader prominently was one of its most effective tactics.

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  • Japan, S. Korea foreign ministers agree to boost pressure on N. Korea
Japan, S. Korea foreign ministers agree to boost pressure on N. Korea

South Korea voted for a United Nations human rights resolution against North Korea for the first time in 2006, but abstained in 2007, when the second inter-Korean summit was held. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Despite frayed inter-Korean ties, a North Korean taekwondo team will visit South Korea this week for an worldwide competition.

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  • Former Milwaukee Police officer found not guilty in fatal shooting
Former Milwaukee Police officer found not guilty in fatal shooting

In Milwaukee, Smith's death brought to the surface long-simmering tensions between black residents and police, and demonstrators assembled near the site of the shooting in Sherman Park hours after it happened. But Smith was defenseless on the ground when Heaggan-Brown shot Smith a second and final time , Chisholm said. Two nights of riots ...

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  • Manslaughter Charges, Possible Cause Eyed in Deadly London Tower Blaze
Manslaughter Charges, Possible Cause Eyed in Deadly London Tower Blaze

United Kingdom authorities have given assurances that they will not check anyone's immigration status as a result of information given to police in relation to the blaze. Further tests are being done on the refrigerator, she said, with the assistance of the manufacturer. A view of Burnham residential tower on the Chalcots Estate showing the botto...

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  • Australia suspends military flights over Syria after U.S. downs warplane
Australia suspends military flights over Syria after U.S. downs warplane

The Australians, who have six F-18F Super Hornets flying strike missions as part of the USA -led coalition out of the UAE, have also decided that this is a problem and have suspended their participation in air strikes altogether. troops along Syria's border with Iraq. "Given recent events, the coalition will not allow pro-regime aircraft to threate...

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  • 5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey
5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey

The park's manager and his son dived into the pool to try and save them. All five individuals were rushed to a local hospital, where they were pronounced dead. It added, however, that the park lacked a residual current breaker that shuts down power to prevent electrical shocks. Television footage obtained by the Sun showed park visitors and emp...

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