• CPI urges BJD, JD(U) to support Meira
CPI urges BJD, JD(U) to support Meira

Also with Kovind were several senior BJP leaders, some chief ministers of NDA-ruled states and senior leaders of other parties supporting his candidature. "Today she gave her consent for the name that came up". The decision was taken in a meeting of the opposition which was attended by leaders of 17 parties including Left leaders Sitaram Yechury ...

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  • South Korea investigating North Korea rocket engine test
South Korea investigating North Korea rocket engine test

American officials have long warned the technology used for putting satellites into space is the same used for a nuclear missile capable of hitting the United States . News of the test was also confirmed to Reuters by another USA official, who said the test could be "for the smallest stage of ICBM rocket engine ".

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  • North Korea test-fires another rocket
North Korea test-fires another rocket

The United States assessed that the test, the latest in a series of engine and missile trials this year, could be for the smallest stage of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) rocket engine, said the official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

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  • N Korea test rocket engine, US claims
N Korea test rocket engine, US claims

Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff also said the military is keeping a close watch on the North amid reports that Pyongyang has conducted a further rocket engine test geared towards a possible launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the us mainland.

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  • China needs to exert much greater pressure on North Korea, says US
China needs to exert much greater pressure on North Korea, says US

USA and China both said in Wednesday's talks that their companies shouldn't be allowed to do business with North Korean entities covered under United Nations sanctions. On the question of the South China Sea , " our understanding of the problem is very different from theirs ", Mattis acknowledged. Last month Beijing and Washington signed a...

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  • Is Nancy Pelosi in Trouble?
Is Nancy Pelosi in Trouble?

President Donald Trump speaks during the "American Leadership in Emerging Technology" event in the East Room of the White House , Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Washington . BENNETT: That political consolation prize doesn't sit very well with some of the party's rank-and-file members like Congressman Tim Ryan of OH who says coming close isn't go...

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  • North Korea warns South against 'following psychopath Trump'
North Korea warns South against 'following psychopath Trump'

But it's unclear how he came to be in that state. Trump said Wednesday at a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa that USA has "a very good relationship with China and I do like President Xi". The spokesman also said that "groundless" speculation of torture and beatings could be refuted by American doctors who came to the North to examine Warmbier befo...

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  • 'Islamic militants occupy Philippine school, take hostages'
'Islamic militants occupy Philippine school, take hostages'

The fleeing gunmen reportedly rigged some areas of the school with homemade bombs, Alcarioto said, citing statements by some of the freed captives. About 300 armed men, among them members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), stormed a school in Pigcawayan town in North Cotabato province on Mindanao island and were holding some s...

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  • At least 19 killed in hotel attack in Somalia's capital
At least 19 killed in hotel attack in Somalia's capital

Witnesses, including a VOA reporter who was at the scene, said they heard a hail of bullets and explosions as the special Somali forces known as Danab, or "lightning", pushed forward to end the siege. It has promised to escalate the extremity of its attacks after Somalia's new government revamped its offense system against it. At least 17 people,...

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  • Theresa May unveils new Cabinet, appoints Damian Green as 'deputy'
Theresa May unveils new Cabinet, appoints Damian Green as 'deputy'

Gove, briefly and unsuccessfully, challenged for the succession to David Cameron, having suddenly withdrawn his support for Boris Johnson as he did so, scuppering the latter's chances. But we all also need to ask a serious question about Gove's suitability for his job. "But I think that's what's important, I think that's what the public would...

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  • North Korea calls itself 'biggest victim' in US student Otto Warmbier's death
North Korea calls itself 'biggest victim' in US student Otto Warmbier's death

North Korea today denied torturing or mistreating Otto Warmbier , the United States student who died after being released from the North in a coma , in the first official reaction to his death. They say there was no evidence he suffered from botulism . North Korea has tested a rocket engine that could be fitted to an intercontinental bal...

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  • Pakistan bombings: Many casualties in Quetta and Parachinar
Pakistan bombings: Many casualties in Quetta and Parachinar

Local government administrator Zahid Hussain says the bomb attacks took place at the Tori market in Parachinar on Friday afternoon. The second explosion , heard miles away, came just minutes after people and rescue workers had rushed to evacuate the dead and wounded in the relatively smaller first blast.

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  • Wealthy California Liberals Fail To Buy An Election In Georgia
Wealthy California Liberals Fail To Buy An Election In Georgia

Republicans have won all four of the four special elections that have been held under President Trump. That's a warning sign. It turns out Planned Parenthood, and a slew of other groups who ended up pouring a collective $ 30 million into Ossoff's campaign coffers, may as well have piled all their cash in a dumpster and lit in on fire, for all t...

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  • A Second Mistrial In University of Cincinnati Officer Prosecution
A Second Mistrial In University of Cincinnati Officer Prosecution

Former University of Cincinnati campus police officer Ray Tensing was accused of killing Sam DuBose in a case tinged with the same overtones of racial discrimination and heavy-handed tactics as other recent high-profile USA police shooting cases.

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  • EU's Tusk Invokes John Lennon to Imagine Brexit Can Be Reversed
EU's Tusk Invokes John Lennon to Imagine Brexit Can Be Reversed

Theresa May's offer is part of a bid to break the deadlock over citizens' rights, and comes as her compatriots across the continent begged the United Kingdom not to leave. As per the report, the offer, which is contingent on a reciprocal pledge about the rights of the 1.5 million British citizens now living elsewhere in the European Union, falls s...

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  • Trump admin OKs drone sale to India, manufacturer says
Trump admin OKs drone sale to India, manufacturer says

From Portugal , the Indian prime minister will depart for the USA capital, Washington D.C. Sarna said it was a very significant trip because this will be the first face-to-face meeting between Prime Minister Modi and President Trump .

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  • The Theory Of Evolution Is Being Banned In Turkish Schools
The Theory Of Evolution Is Being Banned In Turkish Schools

Alpaslan Durmus, a senior education official under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, says evolution is "controversial" and still being debated. A representative of the Education Ministry was quoted by the Hurriyet Daily News as describing evolution and the origin of life as both too hard for ninth-grade students and as "controversial".

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  • Prince Charles Pays respects to Finsbury Park Muslim Community
Prince Charles Pays respects to Finsbury Park Muslim Community

He loved strolling in parks with his two grandchildren. First aid arrived, and Ali received medical assistance. Just two days after a lone suspect drove a van into a crowd of Muslim worshippers outside the Finsbury Park mosque, Prince Charles visited the site to pay his respects to the victims and the mosque's imam, who is being praised as a h...

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  • Grizzly bears are no longer threatened species, according to United States government
Grizzly bears are no longer threatened species, according to United States government

With the current population estimated to be around 700, the bears met the criteria necessary to be removed from the list . The final rule , and the supporting documents will publish in coming days in the Federal Register and the rule will take effect 30 days after publication.

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  • Tim Cook wants compulsory coding classes for United States kids
Tim Cook wants compulsory coding classes for United States kids

The CEOs and White House also planned to discuss Trump's review announced in April of the United States visa program for bringing high-skilled foreign workers into the country. "America should be the global leader in government technology just as we are in every other aspect, and we are going to start our big edge again in technology - such a...

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