• New York Pride marchers target Trump as San Francisco parties
New York Pride marchers target Trump as San Francisco parties

New York City pride parade spokesman James Fallarino said if there are any disruptions or protests, organizers will "do everything in our power to respect the people who are disrupting or protesting and to respect their message". The event is seen as a turning point in the gay rights movement. Lemon Reimer, a 20-year-old college student from upst...

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  • UP working to develop tourism in state: Adityanath
UP working to develop tourism in state: Adityanath

Once the BJP government completes 100 days in office, the people of Uttar Pradesh would be able to make a clear distinction between the performance of the current and the previous government", a confident Maurya had said. It has taken initiatives to maintain the heritage and cultural values of the state by starting daily Ram Leela in Ayodhya, Ras...

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  • Femina Miss India 2017 gets its winners
Femina Miss India 2017 gets its winners

Femina Miss India 2017 was held at Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai on June 25, 2017. Besides walking the ramp for fashion designers, each of the contestants had to go through rounds of screening, before the victor was chosen. The famous Indian beauty pageant winners for the year were Miss Haryana Manushi Chhillar , Miss Jammu & Kashmir, Sana Dua ...

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  • Grenfell Tower fire: Every British high-rise tested fails fire safety regulations
Grenfell Tower fire: Every British high-rise tested fails fire safety regulations

Camden Council leader Georgia Gould told BBC News that 83 residents had refused to leave, adding the situation "will become a matter for the fire service". One form of ACM, comprising two thin layers of aluminium sandwiched between a plastic polyurethane core, is suspected of having contributed to the rapid spread of the Grenfell Tower blaze.

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  • Trump talks Israeli-Palestinian peace deal with newly chosen Saudi Crown Prince
Trump talks Israeli-Palestinian peace deal with newly chosen Saudi Crown Prince

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud issued a royal decree earlier in the day to replace Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud with his own son. Mohammed's appointment as heir to the throne completes a gradual stripping of power from the ousted crown prince, Mohammed bin Nayef , 57, who has also been fired as deputy prime m...

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  • Hurricane Dora forms in the Pacific off Mexico's coast
Hurricane Dora forms in the Pacific off Mexico's coast

The window for development or strengthening will close when the low reaches the cooler waters off the western tip of southern Mexico on Monday night or Tuesday. Coastal sections of Mexico's Oaxaca, Guerrero, and Michoacan states could see 1-3 inches of rain with locally 5 inches in spots. The remnants of Tropical Storm Bret are in the central Gul...

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  • Murray defiant after shock defeat
Murray defiant after shock defeat

Milos Raonic's preparations for Wimbledon received a setback when he lost to No. 698-ranked Thanasi Kokkinakis 7-6 (5), 7-6 (8) Tuesday in the first round of the Queen's grass-court tournament. Nobody could have predicted an outcome like this, especially because Jordan Thompson was a lucky loser who didn't even reach the main draw. "I do...

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  • Dr Mahmud Ahmad Is Alive, May Have Fled Marawi
Dr Mahmud Ahmad Is Alive, May Have Fled Marawi

It held on both sides", Galvez told a phone interview. Amid the ongoing crisis in Marawi City , President Rodrigo Duterte urged Muslims and Christians to build a society grounded on love, mutual respect and understanding. But he said this could not be independently confirmed because troops had yet to advance in the four villages in Marawi into...

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  • Two children among three people killed in Mississauga crash
Two children among three people killed in Mississauga crash

The two other children in the van were taken to a local trauma centre. Three other people are in hospital. One child is in hospital with serious injuries and the fourth is listed in critical condition. Wright said the vehicles were heading in opposite directions. "It would be a Sunday night pretty close to a fairly popular complex for entertain...

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  • U.S. health-insurance bill faces stiff opposition
U.S. health-insurance bill faces stiff opposition

Dean Heller (R-NV) is the fifth Republican in the Senate to object to the plan . The Senate bill would provide for expanded tax-free Health Savings Accounts, and it would also eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood for one year.

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  • Ram Nath Kovind To Visit Srinagar As Part Of Presidential Campaign
Ram Nath Kovind To Visit Srinagar As Part Of Presidential Campaign

While Sena claimed it was not invited, BJP leaders blamed it on a “miscommunication”. There was no specific reason why we did not attend Kovind's filing of nomination papers today. With over 62 per cent of the votes firmly behind him, Kovind's election as the next president is nearly certain. In the Presidential election scheduled for July 17, he w...

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  • 9 dead in Colombia boat capsize
9 dead in Colombia boat capsize

But President Juan Manuel Santos, who traveled to Guatape to oversee search efforts, said it was sailing well below capacity. At least nine people are dead and 28 others missing after a tour boat with some 170 passengers onboard capsized Sunday afternoon in northwest Colombia .

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  • Ohio gas prices rise but stay lower than national average
Ohio gas prices rise but stay lower than national average

Florida ranks 22nd among states with the lowest daily average price for gasoline. Petersburg-Clearwater ($2.10), Orlando ($2.13) and Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice ($2.17). According to AAA, pump prices are the lowest they have been in 12 years. "Oil prices are having a hard time stabilizing amid fears that oversupply will continue dominating market".

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  • Petition started to remove Dennis Rodman from Hall of Fame
Petition started to remove Dennis Rodman from Hall of Fame

As Lewis puts it, "He doesn't like his ears, or so it seems". The group has launched a change.org petition demanding that Rodman be thrown out. The petition follows the death of American student Otto Warmbier , who was detained in North Korea for 17 months.

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  • JD(S) supports Meira Kumar in Prez poll
JD(S) supports Meira Kumar in Prez poll

RJD leader Lalu Yadav, after the meeting selecting Meira Kumar , told some reporters that he would return to Patna and try to persuade the chief minister to change his mind. Ram Nath Kovind's role as Bihar Governor has been admirable, he worked impartially. However, the Bihar Chief Minister completely negated the possibility of a rethink on hi...

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  • Nine bodies recovered after landslide buries scores in China
Nine bodies recovered after landslide buries scores in China

The landslide from a mountain engulfed a cluster of more than 40 homes and a hotel in the village of Xinmo at about 6 a.m., the government of Mao County in Sichuan province said. At a rescue headquarters' meeting Saturday night, Wang ordered around-the-clock monitoring of the geological conditions near the site to prevent secondary disasters, a p...

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  • Quad Cities Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan with Eid al-Fitr
Quad Cities Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan with Eid al-Fitr

The Shawwal moon sighting across India will begin today after Maghreb prayer The Muslim community of India is most likely to celebrate Eid Al Fitr 2017 on Monday, June 26. It is also obligatory to show charity and give alms to the poor and needy during the holiday. The relationship between Muslims and the administration has been strained since ...

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  • Mercedes' data shows Lewis Hamilton didn't brake test Sebastian Vettel
Mercedes' data shows Lewis Hamilton didn't brake test Sebastian Vettel

Hamilton says it should not be surprising Vettel acted in the way he did, pointing to the Ferrari driver's angry tirades in the latter part of 2016 - which included him telling FIA race director Charlie Whiting to "f-- off" on the radio while protesting Max Verstappen's driving during the Mexican Grand Prix.

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  • Portugal cruise into semi-finals of 2017 FIFA confederations cup
Portugal cruise into semi-finals of 2017 FIFA confederations cup

Mexico had a second-half goal by defender Hector Moreno disallowed for offside after video review. With both teams finishing group play on seven points, Portugal advances as the victor of Group A due to its superior goal advantage.

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  • White House Forgoes Ramadan Dinner for First Time in Two Decades
White House Forgoes Ramadan Dinner for First Time in Two Decades

This was confirmed by Courier reader, Afzal Khan, who said: "The Hilaal for Shawwal has NOT been sighted". Children opened presents and friends met throughout Canberra as the city's Muslim community celebrated the end of a month of fasting on Sunday.

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