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Hopes fade of finding more China landslide survivors

Hopes fade of finding more China landslide survivors According to the Mao County Government Press Office 10 bodies had been recovered since the beginning of the rescue operation on Saturday. More than 1,000 workers were involved in the rescue effort, including more than a hundred medical staff. [Full Article...]

Trump says US-India relationship never better

Trump says US-India relationship never better His comments came hours after the USA on Monday declared the Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin a global terrorist. Modi said that the best of India's benefits lay in a strong and successful America. "I am extremely grateful to them", he said. He'll also want to learn about the administration strategy to stabilise Afghanistan, where India has committed $3bn in aid sinc... [Full Article...]

Search for escaped inmates expanding as it enters 3rd day

Search for escaped inmates expanding as it enters 3rd day Christopher Monica and Sgt. Curtis Billue before they vehicle jacked a driver that happened to pull up behind the bus traveling on Highway 16 in Putnam county. DuBose too was convicted of armed robbery, aggravated assault and theft. Investigators say Rowe and Dubose invaded the home of an elderly couple yesterday. [Full Article...]

Hague Tribunal confirms Dutch state's liable over Srebrenica deaths

Hague Tribunal confirms Dutch state's liable over Srebrenica deaths The presiding judge said that Dutch actions meant the Muslim men "were deprived of the chance of survival". The ruling angered a group of female relatives of victims of the massacre who were in court for the ruling. "Of course we would have hoped for more and I think we had a good case". Nearly 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed in the 1995 genocide, Europe's worst atrocity since World ... [Full Article...]

SC refuses to stay Govt's Aadhaar notification

SC refuses to stay Govt's Aadhaar notification A vacation bench of justice A M Khanwilkar and justice Navin Sinha said no interim order could be passed on the "mere apprehension" of petitioners that government could deprive people from availing benefits due to lack of Aadhaar. In its counter affidavit filed in response to several petitions opposing the scheme, the Government had quoted a World Bank 2016 report. On May 19, the Centre refu... [Full Article...]

Senior Ukrainian intelligence officer killed in car bombing

Senior Ukrainian intelligence officer killed in car bombing The Defence Ministry later identified the victim as Colonel Maxim Shapoval of the Chief Directorate of Ukrainian military intelligence. Police said officers had received a message saying a Mercedes had exploded at a crossroads in the Solomyansky district, killing a man inside the auto. [Full Article...]

Delhi Golf Club 'sorry' after woman ejected over dress

Delhi Golf Club 'sorry' after woman ejected over dress Speaking with ANI, Lyngdoh, meanwhile, said, "They ( Delhi Golf Club staff) told me to leave the dining hall as maids were not allowed". I felt ashamed and angry. "Surprised to know that this has happened here in Delhi!" she said. "Just what happened in this case, I can't say". Club authorities on Tuesday issued a formal apology letter describing the incident as unfortunate and indicating that... [Full Article...]

Trump Urges India's Modi to Fix Deficit, but Stresses Strong Ties

The two leaders, who held a meeting at the White House on Monday, also "called on all nations to resolve territorial and maritime disputes peacefully and in accordance with worldwide law", the statement said. Trump thanked India for joining the U.S. in applying new sanctions against the North Korean regime. "After all, we have a certain interest, common interest, in having a more balanced archit... [Full Article...]

Global green pact supporters launch Paris campaign

Global green pact supporters launch Paris campaign It remains unclear if President Trump believes in climate change. " And now we will deliver together to make the planet great again ", Macron says. Mr Macron - who along with a number of other European leaders has decried the decision to have America withdraw from the deal - has called on United States scientists to emigrate to France. [Full Article...]

Spain: Poor English may have caused bungee-jumping death

Spain: Poor English may have caused bungee-jumping death It was heard Vera died after a misunderstanding during the jumping process. In a terribly sad story, a judge has found that a teenage girl died bungee jumping because she misheard her instructor's accent, believing he'd told her to jump when actually he'd said not to. [Full Article...]

Sushma Swaraj takes swipe at Meira Kumar

Sushma Swaraj takes swipe at Meira Kumar Kumar, who will file her nomination for the top constitutional post on Wednesday, made two posts on Twitter and had around a thousand followers by late this evening. Reiterating on the same, Kumar said it is shameful if even one such incident of violence against Dalits or weaker sections take place in today's time. [Full Article...]

Bank of England Orders Banks to Boost Capital

Bank of England Orders Banks to Boost Capital However, the financial committee noted that there are several risks both domestically and external calling for precaution. The central bank said it was raising the CCyB to 0.5 percent from its current level of zero - with a one-year implementation phase - and that it expected to raise it further to 1.0 percent in November. [Full Article...]

Who can get around the travel ban?

Two iterations of the controversial executive order prompted protests at airports and legal challenges, and both were thwarted by injunctions issued by federal courts. Trump's original executive order on travel went into effect immediately and resulted in chaos at airports in the United States and overseas as travelers from the targeted countries were either stranded or sent back to their countrie... [Full Article...]

Kidnapped Border Patrol agent says he feared for family

Kidnapped Border Patrol agent says he feared for family The youths were racing up the concrete embankment to touch the fence on the United States side of the border, and racing back down, when Hernandez was shot in the head by border patrol agent Jesus Mesa. "This decision affirms that the right to life is the single most fundamental human right and protecting it is paramount in our society", Hilliard said of Monday's decision. [Full Article...]

PM Modi, Trump discuss purchase of military equipment at delegation-level talks

When it comes to terrorism , Michael Kugelman, a South Asia expert at the Wilson Center, said the two leaders have a similar worldview - that "it needs to be destroyed wherever it rears its murderous head". On Monday evening, Trump and Modi had a working dinner, the first time Trump has played host to a foreign dignitary at a White House dinner. Although Modi's two-day Washington visit, which... [Full Article...]

Bipartisan Love is On Deck for Congressional Baseball Game

Bipartisan Love is On Deck for Congressional Baseball Game He says: "Steve in his own way may have brought some unity to our long-divided country". "Trump said by playing the game "you are demonstrating to the world that we will not be intimidated" by threats, or acts of violence". "We need to play this baseball game", said Congressman Roger Williams, Texas (R). Ryan condemned the shooting and praised the Capitol Police on the House floor later Wedn... [Full Article...]

Amnesty for militants in Syria's Raqqa aims to promote stability

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey, which views the YPG as a threat, has said Mattis assured it in a letter that the United States would eventually take back the weapons it was giving them once Islamic State was defeated. The loss of Raqqa and Mosul would represent major victories against ISIS, which captured large swathes of territory from Syrian and Iraqi government forces in 2014. [Full Article...]

Juror: Cosby panel almost evenly split through deliberations

Juror: Cosby panel almost evenly split through deliberations The two holdouts against the guilty charges on counts one and three were "not moving, no matter what", the anonymous juror told ABC . The juror spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity in order to discuss the sensitive deliberations. Without detailing the discussions that took place, the juror's personal belief is that Constand may not have known what pills Cosby was giving her, but "she did t... [Full Article...]

Champions Chelsea Open League Defence At Home Against Burnley

Champions Chelsea Open League Defence At Home Against Burnley There will be no easing into life in the top flight for those promoted from the Championship, with Brighton's first game in the Premier League coming at home to Pep Guardiola's Manchester City . The Premier League season begins on August 12. After playing four of their six Champions' league group matches, they face Arsenal , Manchester City , Manchester United and Liverpool . [Full Article...]

Affiliated group claims Gaza rocket attack on Israel

Affiliated group claims Gaza rocket attack on Israel Israel and Hamas have fought three wars since the Islamic militant group took control of Gaza a decade ago, most recently in 2014. Odraei also said on Facebook that Hamas was responsible for any attack on Israel because Gaza was under Hamas rule. [Full Article...]


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