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'Father's Day for Philando' protest outside St. Anthony Police Dept

'Father's Day for Philando' protest outside St. Anthony Police Dept Paul and, as they did previous year, about 500 marched down the ramps onto Interstate 94, blocking traffic on the busiest traffic connection between the Twin Cities. The officer, during the trial, said that he feared for his life and that Castile was ignoring his commands not to pull out his gun. These were his last words. [Full Article...]

House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'

House Democrat: 'We need new leadership' Those involved in the discussions described them as preliminary among like-minded lawmakers. House Democratic leaders tried to play down the loss ahead of time , pointing out that the Georgia race took place on GOP-friendly terrain, as did the other recent special elections. [Full Article...]

Russian warships fire missiles at ISIS targets In Syria

Since then, the United States has repeatedly struck Iranian-backed militia and last week even shot down a drone threatening USA -led coalition forces. A United States military official told AFP the drone was "on a run toward our folks to drop a munition on them" and was shot down in self-defence. The official was not authorized to be quoted by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. [Full Article...]

Prez poll: It is a battle of ideologies, says Meira Kumar

Prez poll: It is a battle of ideologies, says Meira Kumar Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday said that he will not reconsider his decision of backing NDA presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind . Speaking to reporters, the Bihar CM said: "Presidential election should not be made a political fight". How does he justify his support to Kovind now that a dalit from Bihar has been nominated from opposition? This is about whether the opposition's... [Full Article...]

US Plans to Sell Drones to Indian Navy

The community is planning to welcome Modi at every possible location where he could be available during his three-day stay here. After the USA visit, Modi will travel to the Netherlands June 27 where he will have an official meeting with the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and call on King Willem-Alexander and meet Queen Maxima. [Full Article...]

South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North

South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North Having witnessed the launch 200 kilometers (124 miles) southwest of Seoul, Moon said he had "personally confirmed that the people may be at ease" following a series of North Korean missile tests this year alone. The United States has tried for years to discourage South Korea from developing longer-range ballistic missiles in keeping with the Missile Technology Control Regime, a voluntary global ... [Full Article...]

5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey

5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey Other personnel cut the electricity in the building and rushed the five people to a hospital, however, their hearts had already stopped due electric shock, the hospital said. One other person was injured in the incident and taken to hospital. The report says an investigation is underway. Police discovered that the park lacks a residual current breaker, which is often used to shut down power in o... [Full Article...]

Mourners gather for US student jailed by N. Korea

Four days after the passing of Otto Warmbier , North Korea has broken it's silence to claim that they did not torture the 22-year-old American student who they sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. However, North Korea is now saying that they are the real victim in all this. Seoul's demands were "slanderous talk about cruel treatment and torture" with no basis in reality, according to the ... [Full Article...]

President's meeting with White House's top aides focus of dailies — Newspapers review

President's meeting with White House's top aides focus of dailies — Newspapers review U.S. officials and Israeli leaders "underscored that forging peace will take time and stressed the importance of doing everything possible to create an environment conducive to peacemaking", the White House later said in a statement . [Full Article...]

May drops key manifesto pledges from Queen's 'Brexit' speech

May drops key manifesto pledges from Queen's 'Brexit' speech At a time of unprecedented political uncertainty, May is under increasing pressure to secure a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to prop up her government after almost two weeks of talks. Parliament must pass the Queen's Speech in a vote, but with May yet to secure a deal with the DUP, she is aware that failure to get the speech through could be seen as a vote of no co... [Full Article...]

Iran: Missile strike in Syria 'just a small slap'

It comes amid the worsening of a long-running feud between Shiite powerhouse Iran and Saudi Arabia, which supports Syrian rebels and has led recent efforts to isolate the Gulf nation of Qatar. Israel also remains concerned about Iran's missile launches. Saudi Arabia struck a giant arms deal with Washington this month during President Donald Trump's visit to the region, which saw him clearly ... [Full Article...]

Stolen Toe Returned To Yukon Bar Famous For 'Sourtoe Cocktail'

Stolen Toe Returned To Yukon Bar Famous For 'Sourtoe Cocktail' The desiccated human digit, which made national news when it disappeared last week, was mailed back to the Downtown Hotel June 22 complete with an apology from the apparent thief, according to police. "That was really nice, because it can't remain out of the salt for very long", she said. Tourism Yukon has started a unusual (but they insist, very real) search for donated human toes. [Full Article...]

Federal Judges: 'Making a Murderer' Confession By Brendan Dassey Was Coerced

Federal Judges: 'Making a Murderer' Confession By Brendan Dassey Was Coerced During that questioning, Dassey told investigators he had helped his uncle kill Halbach, saying that they shot her in the head and burned her body at a bonfire on the Avery property later that evening. Dassey's confession to sheriff's investigators was the key evidence in the trials of both defendants. "As of today's date, Brendan Dassey has lost 4,132 days of his life to prison". [Full Article...]

Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

South Korea's military plans to deploy the Hyunmoo-2, which is created to hit targets as far as 800 kilometers (497 miles), after conducting two more test firings. The missile is considered as a key component to the so-called "kill chain" pre-emptive strike capability the South is pursuing to cope with the North's growing nuclear and missile threat. [Full Article...]

KCR should support Meira, not Kovind

KCR should support Meira, not Kovind Daughter of former Deputy Prime Minister and prominent Dalit leader Jagjivan Ram, Meira Kumar is a 5-time MP and was the first woman Speaker of Lok Sabha from 2009 to 2014. According to left sources, it was also surprising that the names they considered were "not even discussed and proposed" when the Opposition leaders met in Delhi yesterday to decide their joint candidate Ahead of the meeting, t... [Full Article...]

Six Georgia Inmates Receive Reduced Sentences for Saving Officer's Life

Six Georgia Inmates Receive Reduced Sentences for Saving Officer's Life As a token of thanks, the officer's family provided the inmates with lunch , which included dessert. Moats said he will recommend that their sentences be cut by at least a quarter, because of the good deed. The deputy suffers suffered from a chronic medical condition that became agitated by the heat outside. Moats said that a deputy heading a work detail in Rose Hill Cemetery on June 12 got... [Full Article...]

Damian Green appointed First Secretary of State in Cabinet reshuffle

Damian Green appointed First Secretary of State in Cabinet reshuffle Michael Gove has also made a come back, who has been appointed environment secretary in the May government. And, in a speech at the launch of the Conservative Environment Network in 2014, Mr Gove described himself as a " shy green ", reportedly stating: "One of the things that I've learnt throughout my life is that I'm an environmentalist but a lot of time I didn't realise it". [Full Article...]

Nancy Pelosi Faces Heat From Democrats After Georgia Loss

She also noted last week's shooting of Republican Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and said politics has become too embittered. "CLF never deviated from the goal of defining Ossoff as a dishonest liberal". Despite losing a total of four elections this year-Kansas, Montana, Georgia , and South Carolina-Pelosi has said those elections "would normally not have been priorities for her par... [Full Article...]

Jaishankar to meet Tillerson to finalize agenda for Modi-Trump meet

Jaishankar to meet Tillerson to finalize agenda for Modi-Trump meet Climate and clean energy issues, placed upfront in the India-US joint statement that followed the joint statement of President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Modi in 2016, have been taken off the table by President Trump's decision to walk out of the Paris Agreements. [Full Article...]

London community shows solidarity after van attack on Muslims

Police have been searching an address in Cardiff where Mr Osborne is listed as living. "I'm not going to defend him, but he's my son and it's a awful, bad shock", she told ITV. This is not the first time that Muslim Welfare House mosque in Finsbury Park has been the target of hate crime . Police arrested the van's driver, but were trying to determine whether the collision was accidental o... [Full Article...]


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