• Farmers protest against land acquisition by Defence; several cops hurt
Farmers protest against land acquisition by Defence; several cops hurt

Reports said the famrers were protesting against a wall being built around an old aerodrome in the region by the Navy to which the land belongs. The clashes come in the wake of farmers claiming that the Ministry of Defence was acquiring their land.

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  • UK PM May's party confident of sensible deal with NIrish DUP-minister
UK PM May's party confident of sensible deal with NIrish DUP-minister

He hailed that the the first session was "important", "open", and "useful indeed to start off on the right foot as the clock is ticking", Xinhua news reported. Labour's rise is seen to be backed by voters who voted to remain in the bloc, which some feel will drive Prime Minister Theresa May to seek a softer Brexit instead of a complete withdraw...

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  • Australia to resume airstrikes against IS in Syria
Australia to resume airstrikes against IS in Syria

This is the same location where another pro-regime UAV dropped munitions near Coalition forces before it was shot down on June 8. US Air Forces Central Command, which oversees air operations in the region, did not respond to a request for comment on Tuesday's incident.

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  • USA forces shoot down Iranian drone over Syria as fighting escalates
USA forces shoot down Iranian drone over Syria as fighting escalates

A US F-15E fighter jet shot down a pro-Syrian regime drone near At Tanf, Syria , on Monday, two U.S. officials told CNN , the third downing of a pro-regime aircraft this month. The drone shot down on June 20 was "just outside" the deconfliction zone, according to US officials who spoke to CNN . It was a sharp escalation in an area that is ...

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  • Royal Family Attends Royal Ascot
Royal Family Attends Royal Ascot

The couple tend to avoid PDAs in public, since they're often working when they attend events, but the soaring temperatures during the United Kingdom heatwave and general good spirits must have left them feeling loved-up. Well, if it ain't broke... The Daily Mail showed exclusive pictures of Sophie, 52, nearly tumbling onto the Duchess of Cambr...

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  • Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices
Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices

Louis Post-Dispatch have now confirmed that the Golden Knights will officially select David Perron from the St. Louis Blues in the expansion draft. "I'm really pleased with what's available", McPhee told reporters in Las Vegas on Sunday.

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  • Theresa May apologizes for response to Grenfell Tower fire
Theresa May apologizes for response to Grenfell Tower fire

It is thought that others who survived the blaze may be reluctant to provide information about the identities of victims because they fear being detained over their immigration status. "I'm afraid to go to sleep because if I sleep and something happens, I might not know about it". Meanwhile, Sheffield city council announced that it would have a s...

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  • China 'has not worked out' on North Korea
China 'has not worked out' on North Korea

U.S. Sen. John McCain , R-Ariz., said in a statement the Kim Jong Un regime "murdered" Warmbier, and that the United States should "not tolerate the murder of its citizens by hostile powers". Doctors said he had extensive loss of brain tissue - a result, his family said in a statement, of the "awful torturous mistreatment" he received while im...

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  • MEMA Tropical Storm Cindy Update
MEMA Tropical Storm Cindy Update

Tropical Storm Cindy is expected to make landfall along the Texas-Louisiana border early Thursday morning, less than 48 hours after forming. According to the National Weather Service (NWS) in New Orleans, the MS coast will be drenched with up to 6 inches of rain on Wednesday.

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  • Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens charged with murder
Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens charged with murder

Jones was first indicted in 1984 for killing a child, and was labeled as "angel of death". While Jones was employed at a San Antonio hospital and hospitals around Texas, numerous children reportedly died of unexplained seizures and other unforeseen complications.

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  • Bill Cosby judge to rule on whether to release juror names
Bill Cosby judge to rule on whether to release juror names

Numerous media outlets, including Calkins Media, filed requests to have the jurors' names released at the conclusion of the trial. The juror said that accusations by dozens of other women against Cosby were not factored into the deliberations at all, and when someone tried to discuss anything outside the boundaries of the trial testimony and ev...

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  • In Georgia, Handel reaches out to Democrats, thanks Trump
In Georgia, Handel reaches out to Democrats, thanks Trump

Handel emerged the victor on Tuesday night with 52 percent of the vote , compared to Ossoff's 48 percent, putting an end to what ended up being the most expensive U.S. Walk up the street and ask 10 people what the Democrats stand for, you'll get 10 different answers. In 2018, it would be great to see 435 Democratic House candidates who are all b...

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  • After Warmbier's death, United States weighs travel ban on North Korea
After Warmbier's death, United States weighs travel ban on North Korea

President Donald Trump criticized North Korea for Warmbier's death. That conclusion could be seen as a warning of unilateral USA action to follow. An Ohio coroner is investigating Warmbier's death, but the Washington Post suggests that an autopsy is unlikely to reveal any useful information, since it would be hard to tell when any damage to ...

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  • Elections not so special for Democrats
Elections not so special for Democrats

The sixth, an Atlanta suburb of the "fetch me my pearls to clutch" variety, is solidly Republican (its last congressman, Tom Price was a staunch conservative and would routinely win double-digit victories for re-election), but was considered a unique opportunity for Democrats after Secretary Hillary Clinton lost the district by just a point ...

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  • Delay in reporting of deadly US destroyer collision raises questions
Delay in reporting of deadly US destroyer collision raises questions

The United States Coast Guard will on Tuesday (June 20) start interviewing the crew of a Philippines-flagged container ship which collided with a U.S. Initially, the Japanese Coast Guard said that the distress call from the ACX Crystal came at 2:25 a.m. on Saturday - five minutes after it crashed into the USS Fitzgerald at 2:20 a.m.

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  • Qatar, US sign $12B deal on purchase of F-15 jet fighters
Qatar, US sign $12B deal on purchase of F-15 jet fighters

Qatar , a major ally of the US and other Western countries, has been in the spotlight since four major Arab powers, including Saudi Arabia and Egypt , severed their ties with the country and accused it of supporting terrorism and working secretly with Iran , the arch-foe of the Saudis.

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  • Brexit talks to focus on orderly exit
Brexit talks to focus on orderly exit

Mr Barnier said the meeting was a "useful" opportunity to "get off on the right foot", and quoting French diplomat and European Union founding father Jean Monnet, he said he was "neither optimistic nor pessimistic" but "determined". "It's not how it starts, it's how it finishes that matters", Davis said in Brussels after their first day of form...

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  • BMC Software explores merger with CA
BMC Software explores merger with CA

Bloomberg , which first reported the story, said the two companies have approached banks with a view to putting together a debt package in order to finance BMC's purchase of CA. BMC, which provides software that helps corporations organize their tech support functions, was taken private for $6.9 billion in 2013 by Golden Gate and Bain Capital, ...

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  • North Korea urged to release captives after student's death
North Korea urged to release captives after student's death

A human rights activist who spoke to the news service said North Korean officials outside the country are concerned about rising worldwide anger over the death of the 22-year-old college student, who was freed in a comatose state days before his death.

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  • House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'
House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'

Republicans have held that seat since Newt Gingrich won it in 1978, although Mr. Trump barely won the district by 1.5 percent in 2016. Democrats also lost a special election in SC on Tuesday, in a race that Republicans were widely expected to win.

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