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Author: 0 Mamata asked questions as Darjeeling continues to burn

The present situation in the hills is created by the state government. The GJM also called for an indefinite shutdown of the hills following the police raids on premises connected with GJM chief Bimal Gurung and other leaders. At Nabanna, a senior official said Bengal was regularly sending "control room-to-control room" reports to the Centre and would send the "special report sought from the state home secretary soon, probably tomorrow".

Author: 0 Mass food poisoning, 2 die at Mosul camp for displaced

She would not speculate whether the poisoning might have been intentional. The Kurdistan online newspaper Rudaw reported that refugees ate beans, rice, chicken, and a yogurt drink brought in from a restaurant in Erbil for Itftar before the outbreak.

World Media Palestinian attackers killed after killing Israeli officer
Author: 0 Palestinian attackers killed after killing Israeli officer

A policewoman was critically injured and succumbed to her wounds at the hospital. An Israeli policewoman was killed in the attack; security forces shot three suspected Palestinian assailants. Two terror attacks occurred this evening (Friday) in Jerusalem . Two people were injured in that attack, according to The Times of Israel . The Islamist movement Hamas that rules the Gaza Strip condemned the shooting of the Palestinians as a "crime by the occupation".

Author: 0 Trump retains assets worth at least $1.4 billion, new disclosure shows

In his five months as president, Trump was reported to have made seven weekend trips to Mar-a-Lago and to his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey - a club that generated $19.7 in revenue, according to the financial disclosure. The president still owes more than $100 million to Deutsche Bank and a similar amount to Ladder Capital Finance, a New York-based real estate investment trust.

Author: 0 Macron's party on course for record parliament majority: polls

Macron, on the other hand, has a two-point agenda for Germany - one, the completion of the monetary union project which involves the setting up of a eurozone budget managed by a eurozone parliament; two, the reflation of German domestic economy to boost exports from other EU countries including France .

Author: 0 Anger erupts in London over tower's feared renovation flaws

Mr Cundy vowed police "will get to the answer of what has happened and why", adding: "If criminal offences have been committed it is us who will investigate that". This particular building material is also widespread in Australia, used in "thousands" of high-rise apartments and other buildings, Stephen Kip, an adjunct professor at Victoria University told The Guardian .

Author: 0 Waqar lashes out at England skipper Morgan for pitch complaint

While Pakistan look ahead to Sunday and a possible reunion with India - Virat Kohli's side take on Bangladesh at Edgbaston on Thursday - England must reflect on how the bubble of their two-year resurgence burst. "It's the way the tournament is". Now we are in the final. You have to be able to be good in all conditions. Unlike the home side, which saved its worst performance for the knockout rounds, Pakistan got its out of the way early in its defeat to India.

Author: 0 EU, UK fix date to begin Brexit negotiations

But in a statement, officials said: "David Davis, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, and Michel Barnier , the European Commission's chief negotiator, agreed today to launch Article 50 negotiations on Monday, June 19". Gabriel said the drop in support for May's Conservatives reflected dissatisfaction with the Brexit process. Whatever her ultimate plan, she will be heavily reliant upon the 10 lawmakers from the eurosceptic DUP, who would help her edge past the 326 votes needed ...

Author: 0 May says Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority

The unexpected snap election has already forced the Queen to cancel an Order of the Garter service and to accept a stripped-down State Opening of Parliament. "We remain fully committed to making the institutions work", she said. The DUP leader is nearly certain to ask for greater investment in Northern Ireland as the price of a deal.

World Media Amazon buying Whole Foods Market for $13.7-bil
Author: 0 Amazon buying Whole Foods Market for $13.7-bil

The arrangement is pending shareholder endorsement, however, it is relied upon to close amid 2017's later half. Although Amazon is best recognized for its online purchasing platform, it has dabbled in brick-and-mortar stores in recent years.

World Media Theresa May 'confident' of Queen's Speech vote with or without DUP deal
Author: 0 Theresa May 'confident' of Queen's Speech vote with or without DUP deal

A senior Conservative source briefed journalists that there was "broad agreement on the principles of the Queen's Speech", which will set out a slimmed-down programme for government following the failure to secure a majority last week. Sources suggested that while the slimmed-down programme of bills had been agreed, there remains sticking points in inter-party talks for a "confidence and supply" deal to keep May in power.

World Media Focus shifts from shooting to Congressional Baseball Game
Author: 0 Focus shifts from shooting to Congressional Baseball Game

He even joined a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party ". The shooter's brother told the newspaper that Hodgkinson traveled to Washington in recent weeks to protest . Scalise, a Republican from Louisiana, was in critical condition and will require additional operations, MedStar Washington Hospital Center said in a statement late Wednesday on its website.

World Media The Jury At Bill Cosby's Trial Can't Come To A Decision!
Author: 0 The Jury At Bill Cosby's Trial Can't Come To A Decision!

O'Neill asked the jurors to try to deliberate some more after hearing of the impasse. He says he sees "nothing but hard work, dedication, fidelity" to their oath. Cosby is charged with drugging and molesting a woman at his home in 2004. Cosby has denied every accusation and said his encounter with Constand was consensual.

World Media Hawk 108 fighter jet reported missing in Malaysia
Author: 0 Hawk 108 fighter jet reported missing in Malaysia

Their remains were found 20 metres apart, at 2.30pm. However, the aircraft has yet to be found. A search and rescue operation is now underway. Yasmi's remains will be buried at Titiwangsa cemetery, in Kuala Lumpur while Mohd Hasri's, at Felda Lui Muda cemetrey in Jempol, Negeri Sembilan.

World Media Congressman Scalise Remains In Critical Condition After Alexandria Shooting
Author: 0 Congressman Scalise Remains In Critical Condition After Alexandria Shooting

Scalise , his family and all of those injured". But when 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois was later identified as the suspected shooter , DeSantis confirmed that Hodgkinson was the same man who had approached him. At the game Thursday night, U.S. Capitol Police checked bags with dogs in tow, in an atmosphere that attendees said seemed particularly alert. Both officers have been released from the hospital, and Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa said Griner is now ...

World Media Pence hires outside counsel to deal with Russia probe inquiries
Author: 0 Pence hires outside counsel to deal with Russia probe inquiries

He was also the US attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia during former President George W. Bush's administration. Pence has retained former U.S. "At the President's direction, I'll be traveling to Central and South America later this year, to continue to build on the good work that is being done at this conference", said Vice President Pence .

Author: 0 DUP leader returns to Northern Ireland, talks continue

Meanwhile, the chief European Union negotiator has told the Financial Times that Britain that the clock was ticking on Brexit talks, and that Britain should be wary of further delays. The statement released on Thursday said the European Union and the United Kingdom are set to begin negotiations on Article 50, which was triggered on 29 March, and sets out the procedure for withdrawing from the 27-member bloc, reports Efe News .

World Media Officer who shot Philando Castile found not guilty on all counts
Author: 0 Officer who shot Philando Castile found not guilty on all counts

He says the last two holdouts eventually agreed on acquittal. Ploussard wouldn't identify the two holdouts, but says they were not the jury's only two black members. In it, Mr Castile can be seen bleeding to death in the driver's seat. Differing interpretations on the intentions of Castile's next movements defined both the state and defense cases.

Author: 0 Ireland's Leo Varadkar takes office as new prime minister

Accepting his elevation to the most powerful office in the country, the 38-year-old said: "I've been elected to lead but I promise to serve". The new Taoiseach said the government he will lead will be neither right-wing nor left-wing and that he had no interest in fighting the political battles of the 1980s.

Author: 0 Brexit talks facing slight delay, David Davis reveals

Also on the cabinet's agenda were the talks to secure an alliance where the DUP backs the Conservatives on a vote-by-vote basis in parliament, rather than a formal coalition government. With the two-year clock on Brexit ticking away since March, when a letter from May formally started proceedings, Barnier dismissed the suggestion of postponing the negotiations and said such a delay would only prompt further instability.

Author: 0 UK leader holds alliance talks with Northern Ireland party chief

Theresa May needs the votes of the 10 DUP MPs to prop up her minority administration as she hopes to steer government business - including crucial measures on Brexit - through the Commons . With formal European Union divorce talks due next week, May heads to France on Tuesday to meet Emmanuel Macron , who last month swept to victory in the presidential election .

World Media For Labour's Corbyn, strong result turns defeat into victory
Author: 0 For Labour's Corbyn, strong result turns defeat into victory

It comes after a stunning series of gains for Mr Corbyn's party as the Conservatives lost their majority in a snap election that spectacularly backfired. The Vermont senator - who narrowly failed to win his bid for the Democratic nomination against Hillary Clinton in the 2016 race for the White House - said he had watched the United Kingdom results coming in on Thursday and was very pleased about the party's showing.

Author: 0 Russia claims it has killed IS leader al-Baghdadi

A spokesman for the US -led coalition fighting the Islamic State said he would welcome such news but urged caution. Meanwhile, a spokesman for the US -led anti-Islamic State coalition said he could not confirm reports that al-Baghdadi had been killed.

Author: 0 'Significant progress' in Theresa May's talks with the DUP

Prime Minister May has come under pressure to seek a soft Brexit after losing her parliamentary majority last week. "With the election, we've just had a very major change in circumstance, and I think we need to consider very carefully what that actually means", said one senior pro-EU Conservative MP.

Author: 0 Baghdadi could have been killed in Russian air raid

In October 2011, the United States officially designated Baghdadi as "terrorist" and offered a $10million reward for information leading to his capture or death. In an audio message, Baghdadi urged supporters to fight to the death for the city. The elusive Al-Baghdadi is believed to have made his last public appearance roughly three years ago at a mosque in Mosul.

Author: 0 Trump slams widening Mueller probe

The Post reported Wednesday evening that Mueller has widened his investigation to include whether Trump obstructed justice, citing five people briefed on the requests and noting that the investigation began after Comey was sacked last month.

Author: 0 British author whose poll prediction went wrong eats his own 'Brexit' book

A British professor who promised on Twitter to eat his pro-Brexit book if the Labor Party polled better than 38 percent kept his promise on live television Saturday. Later, a Sky News producer tweeted that Goodwin did not swallow the page he was munching on, the report added. "But I've got to get through the whole thing".

World Media APNewsBreak: About 4000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan
Author: 0 APNewsBreak: About 4000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said no immediate decision had been made about the troop levels, which are now set at about 8,400. That means there are more than 6,000 American troops in Iraq and more than 900 American troops in Syria . The advocates of such a surge, including ISAF Commander General John W.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn Says New UK Election May Be Held by Early 2018

May's aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, announced on Saturday that they had quit following sustained criticism of the campaign within the party. "The net effect of these conflicting pressures is likely to be the search for a pragmatic deal with the European Union that can pass the threshold of a significant majority across the whole parliament and not just in the Conservative Party", added Niblett.

World Media Rod Rosenstein: There's No Reason To Fire Special Counsel Mueller
Author: 0 Rod Rosenstein: There's No Reason To Fire Special Counsel Mueller

The White House forcefully disputed Ruddy's claims, saying he speaks for himself, not the president . The comments come amid increasing frustration at the White House and among Trump supporters that the investigation will overshadow the president's agenda for months to come - a prospect that has Democrats salivating.

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