• Gorkhas in Mumbai express solidarity with statehood stir
Gorkhas in Mumbai express solidarity with statehood stir

Meanwhile, a case has been lodged against GJM supremo Bimal Gurung and his wife Asha for their alleged involvement in violence, arson and killing of one person during clashes in Darjeeling hills on the demand for a separate Gorkhaland state.

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  • Warren: Senate GOP Health Care Bill Paid for With 'Blood Money'
Warren: Senate GOP Health Care Bill Paid for With 'Blood Money'

Left-leaning groups were quick to condemn the newest GOP plan to replace Obamacare . Many Republicans have long fought that organization because it provides abortions. Medicare Spending Growth: After 2025, spending increases will be reallocated from consumer price index for medical care to the CPI for all goods.

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  • Pro-Islamic state militants storm school in southern Philippines
Pro-Islamic state militants storm school in southern Philippines

About 300 gunmen stormed the village of Malagakit in North Cotabato province at dawn Wednesday and engaged government forces in a firefight. Classes were suspended in Pigcawayan West District and Malagakit Elementary School remain closed.

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  • US says Russia not behaving in threatening way in Syria
US says Russia not behaving in threatening way in Syria

As in past press releases which announced engagement with pro-Syrian government forces, the USA military said that it "does not seek to fight Syrian regime, Russian, or pro-regime forces partnered with them, but will not hesitate to defend Coalition or partner forces from any threat".

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  • The Senate health bill is out. Here's your speed read
The Senate health bill is out. Here's your speed read

The bill would reduce federal funding for Medicaid, a state-based program for low-income people, abolish taxes on the wealthy, and terminate funding for Planned Parenthood, a women's health care provider, according to a draft that was selectively circulated Wednesday.

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  • LIVESTREAM: FBI to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting
LIVESTREAM: FBI to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting

It's another sign that the Louisiana Republican is making progress in recovering from last week's near-fatal gunshot wound. Scalise, 51, sustained serious injuries after being shot in the hip at the GOP's congressional baseball practice on June 14.

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  • Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria: Guards
Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria: Guards

The US-led coalition said the location was close to where another pro-regime drone, which intelligence sources had also identified as Iranian, was shot down on June 8 after dropping bombs near coalition forces. The Australian Defence Force (ADF), which includes about 780 personnel, including 300 service members working in its air group, has ann...

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  • Iran's Khamenei Reportedly Ordered Missile Strikes on IS Targets in Syria
Iran's Khamenei Reportedly Ordered Missile Strikes on IS Targets in Syria

F-15E Strike Eagle at approximately 12:30 a.m. after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces", the statement continued. That is where USA and coalition advisers are supporting a force to fight the Islamic State. Meanwhile Iran's military said Sunday that it has launched several medium range ballistic missiles into eastern Syria...

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  • Australia Halts Syria Air Strikes After Russia Warning
Australia Halts Syria Air Strikes After Russia Warning

F-15E Strike Eagle shot down the Shaheed-129 UAV at approximately 12:30 a.m. The US military has repeatedly warned forces fighting on Assad's side to stay away from a "deconfliction zone", agreed with Russian Federation, near a garrison used by US special forces and US-backed militia around Al Tanf.

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  • Steve Scalise Making 'Good Progress' After Shooting, Hospital Says
Steve Scalise Making 'Good Progress' After Shooting, Hospital Says

Scott DesJarlais, Trent Franks , Mo Brooks, Morgan Griffith, Jim Jordan and Jeff Duncan, among others - were intended targets of 66-year-old James Hodgkinson's rampage at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Virginia Wednesday morning.

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  • British PM May unveils offer on EU citizens after Brexit
British PM May unveils offer on EU citizens after Brexit

Under May's plan, Europeans who have been living in Britain for five years at the time of a yet to be specified cut-off date would be entitled to a new "settled status" - granting them permanent rights to healthcare, education, welfare and pensions equivalent to British nationals.

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  • Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman Steve Scalise
Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman Steve Scalise

He had taken pictures of the U.S. Capitol and the Supreme Court, but it didn't appear he was surveilling possible targets. Five people were shot at a morning practice about five miles from the Capitol, the police said . However, Slater characterized these as "tourist" activities, and did not believe they constituted surveillance of intended targ...

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  • Minnesota will still engage with Cuba despite Trump setback
Minnesota will still engage with Cuba despite Trump setback

Since 2012, DeWayne Wickham, founding dean of the School of Global Journalism and Communication at Morgan State University, has taken journalists, educators, students, and professionals on trips to Cuba to learn about Afro Cubans and their links to African Americans.

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  • Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at summit
Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at summit

The UK election has left Mrs May seriously weakened, heading a minority government, which has fuelled uncertainty about the whole Brexit process. The plans were put forward at a European Council summit in Brussels . "Naturally we will conduct these negotiations quickly and we will conduct them intensively". May said "that has been an impor...

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  • List of demands on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, other Arab nations
List of demands on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, other Arab nations

The list was handed over to Qatar by Kuwait , which is mediating in the dispute. According to the document, the country has 10 days to meet the list of demands. Families are being forcibly separated, and children pulled out of school. Saudi Arabia and the other nations cited Qatar's relations with Iran, as well as what they say is Qatar's ...

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  • Mother busy texting on Facebook while baby drowned
Mother busy texting on Facebook while baby drowned

On June 13, Cheyenne Summer Stuckey, 21, of Azle, stated that she was preparing a bath for her baby in her home in the 1500 block of Reno Road. After realizing she had forgotten about the baby, she returned to the bathroom and noticed her daughter was "unresponsive and floating face down in the water", the affidavit states.

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  • Chelsea striker Traore edges toward Lyon move
Chelsea striker Traore edges toward Lyon move

Updating reporters on those negotiations during a visit to President Emmanuel Macron's Elysee Palace to celebrate the club's recent women's Champions League success, he seemed optimistic that a suitably ambitious transfer would be wrapped up shortly.

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  • US emphasizes shared concerns with China
US emphasizes shared concerns with China

South Korea's Defense Ministry said the bombers engaged in routine exercises with its fighter jets aimed at deterring the North. Trump wrote on Twitter that while he appreciated the efforts of President Xi Jinping and China to help with North Korea, "it has not worked out".

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  • Four Republican Senators Announce Opposition To Current Health Bill
Four Republican Senators Announce Opposition To Current Health Bill

But some Republican senators, as well as all the Senate's Democrats, have complained about McConnell's proposal, the secrecy with which he drafted it and the speed with which he'd like to whisk it to passage. Obama was more than skeptical. Republicans would allow insurers to charge older people five times as much. That could happen as soon as nex...

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  • U.S. senator met with North Koreans about student
U.S. senator met with North Koreans about student

The service was held at the 22-year-old's school in OH, before his burial at a nearby cemetery. Warmbier's family objected to an autopsy, leaving his official cause of death a mystery. Otto Warmbier died at the age of 22 in a Cincinnati hospital on Monday, just days after the North Korean government sent him home in a coma and suffering from e...

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