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Jo Cox's husband says 'family has not been broken'

Jo Cox's husband says 'family has not been broken' The then MP for Batley and Spen was murdered by a far-right extremist previous year in her West Yorkshire constituency. Her widow, Brendan Cox, has been an active campaigner since her death and helped to create " The Great Get Together " this weekend, a series of events which will see traditional rivals link arms. [Full Article...]

At impasse, Bill Cosby jury tests patience of judge, defence

Jurors have started testing the patience of the judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial. Jurors reviewed multiple pieces of testimony on Friday. His lawyers said they were in a romantic relationship and what happened was consensual. "Question: When you got the Quaaludes, was it in your mind that you would use these Quaaludes to give to women you wanted to have sex with?" Constand, who... [Full Article...]

Congress slams Chouhan's 'pretentious' fast, demands murder case in farmer deaths

Congress slams Chouhan's 'pretentious' fast, demands murder case in farmer deaths During his fast, Chouhan had met 15 delegations of small farmers and 236 of big cultivators. "Due to this, some farmers who have the capacity to repay some amounts, stop repaying in the anticipation that their loans would be waived ", Kar said, adding that since over 50% of the agricultural land in India is rain-fed, a bad monsoon has significant ramifications in the lives of farmers. [Full Article...]

Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near tower fire

The queen waved to the crowd, and then hesitated before getting into her vehicle. A fire safety expert said that the blaze was " entirely avoidable ". "The local community feels their grief has been made worse by the lack of information about their missing family members and friends", he wrote . "The scale of this tragedy is clearly proving too much for the local authority to cope with on... [Full Article...]

Army jawan killed in Pakistan firing in Rajouri

Army jawan killed in Pakistan firing in Rajouri The Pakistani Army resorted to "unprovoked, indiscriminate" shelling and firing at three places on the LoC after which the Indian Army retaliated "effectively and strongly". Meanwhile, heavy exchanges of fire continued on Thursday between the two sides on Thursday on the LoC in Naushera sector after Pakistan violated ceasefire again. [Full Article...]

Shale oil boom to hurt OPEC well into 2018

Commercial crude oil inventories also fell less than projected, highlighting weak demand even as the USA enters its summer driving season, when many vacationers take to the roads. High levels of production and exports from Russian Federation are reportedly contributing to the ongoing glut as well. Though the U.S. crude oil inventories fell by 1.66 million-barrels, the decrease was below the ana... [Full Article...]

Trump's financial disclosure highlights significant income boost

It also served as the host of the American Petroleum Institute board meeting in March - an event that drew two members of Trump's Cabinet - while also making the family company a considerable fee. A previous report listed royalties as being between $50,000 and $100,000. Critics have long argued that Trump's returns would provide more complete financial information than his personal disclosures... [Full Article...]

US Defense Secretary Mattis praises China on North Korea

US Defense Secretary Mattis praises China on North Korea Adding names to the United Nations blacklist mean a global travel ban and asset freeze, making the listings more symbolic given the isolated nature of official North Korean entities and the sophisticated network of front companies used by Pyongyang to evade current sanctions. [Full Article...]

PM invites Sreedharan for Kochi Metro launch

PM invites Sreedharan for Kochi Metro launch Prime Minister Narendra Modi will enjoy a ride on Kochi Metro tomorrow along with dignitaries, including Governor P Sathasivam, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu. Speaking to the media here on Friday, DMRC Principal Adviser E. Sreedharan said the unique work culture adopted by the DMRC resulted in the Kochi metro not being shaken by any... [Full Article...]

Attorney: No weekend sessions for Castile jury

St. Anthony officer Jeronimo Yanez , who is Latino, was acquitted of manslaughter on Friday . The defense also argued Castile was high on marijuana and said that affected his actions. On the video footage, Yanez can be heard saying, "OK don't reach for it then". In Pennsylvania, four days after getting the case, the jury considering sexual assault charges against Bill Cosby told the judge ... [Full Article...]

Trump probably won't use executive privilege to stop Comey from testifying

Trump probably won't use executive privilege to stop Comey from testifying Graham said he wants to hear from Comey on whether the president himself is under investigation for possible collusion with Russian Federation during the campaign. However, a memo written by Comey suggested that the president asked him to end its investigation into Michael Flynn. After invoking the privilege, the president can direct current and former government officials to not divulge infor... [Full Article...]

Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for `Rocky'

Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for `Rocky' Sports movies existed before Rocky , but the template that Rocky set was so dramatically powerful that it would soon be appropriated by practically every sports movie made afterwards, including several by John G. He started out in the film business as an assistant director on movies by Arthur Penn and Otto Preminger. Avildsen liked working with unknowns like Boyle. [Full Article...]

Shot US Congressman Scalise in Need of Additional Surgery

His condition is critical, and he will require additional operations. The shooter, identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL, was shot and killed by Capitol Police officers who were in Scalise's security detail. [Full Article...]

McChrystal: Trump Needs To Take Responsibility For The War In Afghanistan

The Pentagon is getting ready to send some 4,000 additional United States troops to Afghanistan , a Trump administration official confirmed on Thursday. A surge on their part might be just what is needed to convince Americans to abandon Afghanistan altogether. "We know what the strategy was for the last eight years - don't lose". [Full Article...]

French politicians condemn attack on candidate

French politicians condemn attack on candidate Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, known as NKM in French political circles, was KOed after being accosted by a man who called her a "dirty bobo" - a derogatory French term similar to yuppie. The Mayor of Paris has called the attack "intolerable" while Prime Minister Edouard Philippe was reported to have visited Ms Koscuisko-Morizet in hospital after the attack. [Full Article...]

On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to "phony" Russian Federation story

On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to Trump claimed, and Comey later affirmed, that Comey assured him he was not personally under FBI investigation. It stands to reason that the circumstances surrounding Comey's firing would now be at the center of Mueller's query. Comey testified that initial explanations that he was sacked because of poor leadership were "lies, plain and simple". Comey told Congress last week that he leaked hi... [Full Article...]

NORC poll: Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe

The obstruction of justice investigation started a few days after the firing of FBI Director James Comey last month, the Post reports, and officials are also looking into possible financial crimes committed by Trump associates. The "smoking gun" that did in President Nixon, in the end, was a tape that revealed he ordered his chief of staff to get the Central Intelligence Agency to stop the F... [Full Article...]

"Hard Brexit" plan is dead in the water - Scotland's Sturgeon

The First Minister wrote to Prime Minister Theresa May amid reports she will tie her independence strategy closely to the UK's exit from the EU. Nicola Sturgeon has today warned the Prime Minister that the Scottish Government and other United Kingdom devolved administrations could derail the final Brexit deal as she stepped up calls to be involved in negotiations. [Full Article...]

There are hardly any tech people on the Queen's Birthday Honours List

There are hardly any tech people on the Queen's Birthday Honours List The hero policeman who was stabbed to death as he protected Parliament from the Westminster terror attacker has received a bravery medal as part of the Queen's Birthday Honours list. Their recognition came as comedian Billy Connolly was given a knighthood and actress Julie Walters was made a dame in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours. [Full Article...]

Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation

President Donald Trump has appeared to acknowledge he is under investigation in the inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the United States election. Robert Mueller reports to Rosenstein , but is authorized to pursue the investigation independently. "He's going to make the appropriate decisions, and if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation then, as Director Mu... [Full Article...]


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