• Darjeeling: GJM indefinite strike continues, heavy security deployed
Darjeeling: GJM indefinite strike continues, heavy security deployed

The elections to the autonomous Gorkha Territorial Administration controlled by the GJM are due in August. The home minister's request came as Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung said the protest would continue. "I am ready to sacrifice my life, but I will not allow Bengal to be divided", she said. Rai's arrest sparked outrage among...

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  • Apple Has Killed Off Westpac's Cash-Transferring Keyboard App
Apple Has Killed Off Westpac's Cash-Transferring Keyboard App

According to the AFR , Westpac had previously addressed security concerns with Apple regarding the payment feature prior to its launch in March. The reason behind the decision is unclear, with Apple only sending Westpac a generic explanation that suggests keyboards should not be able to send money or that it may offend some users.

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  • Yuri Dolgoruky submarine successfully fires Bulava ICBM
Yuri Dolgoruky submarine successfully fires Bulava ICBM

It is unclear if the Russian launch was in response to any recent United States or NATO drills: at the end of May, the Pentagon conducted its first successful test interception of a simulated ICBM attack, modeling a possible escalation in hostilities with North Korea.

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  • Ireland's Leo Varadkar takes office as new prime minister
Ireland's Leo Varadkar takes office as new prime minister

Colleagues pinned their hopes of an unprecedented third term on the straight-talking Varadkar, who they believe can widen their appeal in elections that may be triggered as soon as next year. Mr Adams warned that Mr Varadkar had in the past mistakenly engaged in abuse and invective during Dail exchanges. According to Goodbody Stockbrokers, "Fro...

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  • As penalty for 'election-meddling', US Senate approves new Russian Federation sanctions
As penalty for 'election-meddling', US Senate approves new Russian Federation sanctions

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said this week that he was wary of Congress taking actions that could interfere with the administration's efforts to improve relations with Russian Federation. "What I wouldn't want to do is close the channels off", Tillerson told a Senate committee . The discussions gathered steam late last month after Sen...

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  • 123 dead in oil tanker explosion
123 dead in oil tanker explosion

Officials said numerous victims were beyond recognition and that DNA tests were being carried out to identify the dead, adding that the number of fatalities was likely to rise. The nearest such facility is almost 100 miles away in the city of Multan, in southern Punjab. It left the road and overturned in the Kachi Pul area, they said, about 8km...

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  • Supreme Court took on gerrymandering case, could dramatically change future elections
Supreme Court took on gerrymandering case, could dramatically change future elections

The court - after orders were released - issued a separate order granting Wisconsin's request to freeze the current maps until the Supreme Court hears the case next term. Which party now benefits the most from gerrymandering? The original case, Gill v. Whitford , was prompted after GOP lawmakers in Wisconsin in 2010, having recently taken h...

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  • Japanese Airbag Maker Files for Bankruptcy
Japanese Airbag Maker Files for Bankruptcy

Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata has announced it is filing for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan in the wake of the largest ever product recall in the history of the automotive industry. The Takata bankruptcy will take some time to resolve. However, Takata , whose flagship products also include seat belts, can not escape...

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  • CT residents react to travel ban as advocacy group issues warning
CT residents react to travel ban as advocacy group issues warning

The executive order also made waivers available for a foreign national seeking to enter the United States to resume work or study, visit a spouse, child or parent who is a U.S. The president announced the travel ban a week after he took office in January and revised it in March after setbacks in court. "Courts have repeatedly blocked this ind...

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  • Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine sets 'special announcement' amid governor talk
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine sets 'special announcement' amid governor talk

DeWine, who officially made his candidacy announcement on Sunday, will appear at L.A. Pete's on Brecksville Road. Candidates contending for the Democratic nomination include state Sen. Republican Gov. John Kasich has said he will back her if she enters the race. He's employed the position of Ohio's top cop to take on human traffickers, heroin dea...

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  • Trump Calls For Removal Of Barriers For US Exports To India
Trump Calls For Removal Of Barriers For US Exports To India

Although there are not expected to be any major defense announcements, the California-based contractor General Atomics said it had been given clearance by the U.S. "He is such a great Prime Minister". And that is now exactly what you have - a true friend. "We consider the United States as our primary partner in India's socio-economic transformati...

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  • Escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee, authorities say
Escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee, authorities say

Police found the fugitives, Ricky Dubose and Donnie Russel Rowe , and took them into custody after they invaded the home of an elderly couple in nearby Shelbyville, Tenn ., about 58 miles south of Nashville, law enforcement authorities said in a news conference Thursday.

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  • Arab States Issue List of Demands to End Crisis With Qatar
Arab States Issue List of Demands to End Crisis With Qatar

Rather than focus narrowly on alleged Qatari financing for extremism, the 13-point catalog of demands illustrates the sweeping change in direction that Qatar's neighbors are insisting the tiny, gas-rich nation must undertake to align itself with Saudi Arabia's broader vision for the region.

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  • Sympathy to China over landslide in Sichuan province
Sympathy to China over landslide in Sichuan province

The 3,000-strong rescue team, armed with "life-detection instruments and sniffer dogs", continued to search for survivors, though experts say the chances for survival are low. The rescue operation's headquarters reported that 15 people had been found dead by the late evening, according to the official Xinhua news agency.

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  • President Trump, PM Modi Joint Press Statement Reveals Little
President Trump, PM Modi Joint Press Statement Reveals Little

Modi will also be keen to know more about Trump's policy in the Middle East, especially in the wake of recent Saudi and Gulf state moves against Qatar for its alleged support of terrorists. "From the end of the 1950s to the beginning of the 1960s, both the Soviet Union and the United States wanted to play the India card to check China".

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  • Gov. Scott signs marijuana amendment into law
Gov. Scott signs marijuana amendment into law

Amendment 2 gives health officials until July 3 to craft rules to regulate the amendment and until October 3 to implement those rules. He had earlier stated he would sign the bill . People with epilepsy, cancer and terminal conditions already had access to marijuana under laws Scott signed in 2014 and a year ago. Tampa lawyer John Morgan , w...

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  • Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered
Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered

The State Department canceled up to 60,000 visas but later reversed that decision . "We are a nation that values acceptance and diversity, and in making this decision and putting this executive order back into effect, the Supreme Court is sending a very clear message and it's putting the executive's discriminatory policy back into effect".

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  • Trump greets Indian PM Modi at White House
Trump greets Indian PM Modi at White House

Ahead of the meeting , a senior Trump administration official had said the Trump administration has signed some executive orders related to work and immigration, and President Trump's executive order on H-1B visas directs the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, the Secretary of Labor and the Secretary of Homeland Security to propose potent...

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  • Ram Nath Kovind Files Nomination For President Today
Ram Nath Kovind Files Nomination For President Today

BJP President Amit Shah will also be present when Kovind files his papers, as will the Telangana and Tamil Nadu chief ministers, two leaders from non-NDA parties supporting Kovind, sources in the southern parties said. With the backing of parties outside the alliance like TRS (2 per cent), AIADMK (5.39 per cent), YSR Congress (1.53 per cent) a...

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  • Israeli daily hails Modi ahead of visit
Israeli daily hails Modi ahead of visit

Thomas Bossert, assistant to the president for homeland security and counter-terrorism, said a U.S. Argaman told attendees at Cyber Week 2017 at Tel Aviv University: "Just as we aren't satisfied with passive defense in the real world but find terrorists in their place - the same goes for cyberdefense".

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  • Modi-Trump hug cements corporation: Terrorism foremost in agenda
Modi-Trump hug cements corporation: Terrorism foremost in agenda

India's foreign ministry hailed the U.S. State Department's move to list Pakistan-based Syed Salahuddin as a global terrorist for leading the Hizbul Mujahideen rebel group, which is fighting against Indian control in the divided Himalayan region of Kashmir.

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  • US, Indian leaders vow to boost trade, anti-terror cooperation
US, Indian leaders vow to boost trade, anti-terror cooperation

Thank you, Prime Minister Modi , for inviting me to lead the USA delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India this fall. As they met, a Pentagon agency said the US State Department has approved the possible sale to India of a Boeing C-17 transport aircraft with an estimated cost of $366 million.

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  • Key Takeaways from CBO Score of the Senate's ACA Replacement Plan
Key Takeaways from CBO Score of the Senate's ACA Replacement Plan

I did not support Obamacare as written but it's not all bad and did move us forward to achieving good health worthy of the greatest nation on earth. "Republicans would be wise to read it like a giant stop sign, urging them to turn back from this path that would be disastrous for the country, for middle-class Americans and for their party".

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  • US Navy holds memorial service for 7 sailors killed in crash
US Navy holds memorial service for 7 sailors killed in crash

The collision tore a gash below the Fitzgerald's waterline, killing seven sailors in what was the greatest loss of life on a US Navy vessel since the USS Cole was bombed in Yemen's Aden Harbour in 2000. -almost an hour after the crash. When the listing ship was returned to a US base in Yokosuka , divers recovered the bodies of seven sailors, The...

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  • Trump Welcomes India PM as US Sanctions Pakistani Militant
Trump Welcomes India PM as US Sanctions Pakistani Militant

Trump says both the USA and India have been affected by the "evils of terrorism" and the "radical ideology that drives them". " President Trump's interpretation of Islamist terror is very different from the interpretation that we have of cross border terrorism which is being sponsored by pakistan ", he added.

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  • Counselling for engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu to wait for NEET results
Counselling for engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu to wait for NEET results

An ICSE student who had scored 477 is trying to apply for colleges in other States but is anxious that his domiciliary status could deprive him of his seat. In TN, the order said, there were 4.2 lakh state board science students with biology against 4,675 CBSE students. Based on a proposal from the state selection committee secretary, in-charge of ...

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  • CBO: Senate bill would leave 22 million uninsured
CBO: Senate bill would leave 22 million uninsured

Four million people who now get insurance from their employer are expected to lose coverage by next year , in part because eliminating financial penalties imposed on companies that don't provide those benefits will cause some of them to shrug their shoulders and decline to offer coverage altogether.

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  • Trump Welcomes Indian PM Modi to White House
Trump Welcomes Indian PM Modi to White House

The strengthening of India's defense capabilities, with the help of United States of America, is something that we truly appreciate. Trump added that he has heard so much about PM Modi and that he has done a great job, economically, and is doing well in so many ways.

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  • UK: All samples from high-rise towers fail fire safety tests
UK: All samples from high-rise towers fail fire safety tests

The Government was told past year by its own fire investigators that tower blocks were covered in flammable material - but were also told building regulations were "adequate". The introduction of large quantities of combustible materials into building design enhances both the probability of fire and potential scale of loss, the ABI said.

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  • Trump acknowledges he's being investigated
Trump acknowledges he's being investigated

The move by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III to investigate Trump's conduct marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.

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  • India has a true friend in the White House
India has a true friend in the White House

That runs counter to Trump's "America First" messaging, where Trump is looking to punish American companies who ship jobs and production overseas. "We're believers, giving the citizens of our countries the opportunity to hear directly from their elected officials", Trump said.

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  • Assad Preparing New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria
Assad Preparing New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria

Sir Michael said that Britain had backed the United States administration of President Donald Trump when it mounted missile strikes against the regime following a chemical attack last April and was prepared to do so again. satellites or drones. This time though the context is very different. A United States strike now would risk Washington bein...

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  • Extreme Heat Leads to US Flight Cancellations
Extreme Heat Leads to US Flight Cancellations

The forecast called for a high of 120 degrees (49 degrees Celsius) in Phoenix , 119 in Palm Springs, California , and 126 in Death Valley. To be more specific here about the details, American Airlines reportedly cancelled 50 flights out of Phoenix Sky Harbor aboard Bombardier CRJ aircraft on Tuesday - a fair amount of business to cancel, ...

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  • Led air strike kills 57 in IS-held prison
Led air strike kills 57 in IS-held prison

Islamic State is believed to have moved most of its leaders to al-Mayadeen in Syria's Euphrates Valley, southeast of the group's besieged capital Raqqa, two USA intelligence officials have said. The activist-run Deirezzor24 website said the prisoners included civilians and Syrian rebels opposed to IS. There were about 100 detainees in the jail when...

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  • Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 61
Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 61

Kurram has a history of sectarian violence between Shi'ite and Sunni Muslims. LeJ Al Alami, which has previously partnered with Middle East-based Islamic State to carry out attacks in Pakistan, said it has previously "warned the Shiah community of Parachinar.to stop staining your hands with the blood of Sunnis in Syria".

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