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Corbyn Aide Wins Labour Liverpool Mayoral Bid

Labour's failure to nominate any female candidates for the upcoming mayoral elections has been mocked by one its most prominent female backbenchers. Ms Berger trailed a distant third in the first round scoring 1,202 votes. In last year's leadership c...

Freedom That Every Indian Has Also Belongs To Every Kashmiri, Says Modi

At least 54 civilians and a policeman have been killed and thousands injured. India's prime minister has appealed to residents of India-held Kashmir (IHK) to shun violence as the Himalayan region remained under a security lock down and curfew.

Jill Stein accepts Green Party US presidential nomination

She will run on a ticket with human rights activist Ajamu Baraka . Last month, WikiLeaks released almost 20,000 emails that appeared to show the committee favoring presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton over progressive challenger Bernie...

Majlinda Kelmendi wins gold for Kosovo's historic first Olympic medal

Newly crowned Olympic judo champion Majlinda Kelmendi of Kosovo has been provisionally suspended in France by the French anti-doping agency (AFLD) for refusing to take a doping test, a source told AFP on Monday. Kelmendi's triumph made Kosovo the 1...

United Nations tells Russia, 'Leave creation of humanitarian corridors to us'

In the meantime, he said, it is critical to establish on a sustainable basis and irrespective of humanitarian corridors the 48 hour pause in fighting proposed earlier in the week by UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen OBrien, during his briefing ...

Oscar Pistorius taken from jail to hospital with wrist injuries

Reportedly razor blades were discovered in his cell and his arms were covered with bandages when he was rushed to hospital. Oscar Pistorius has received treatment in a Hospital in South Africa's capital after a minor wrist injury. Pistorius also pr...

London Stabbing Attack Victim Identified as Wife of FSU Professor

An officer reportedly used a Taser to subdue the assailant before police formally arrested him. According to BBC News , police said there were no evidence that the suspect had radicalized. The university said FSU professor Richard Wagner was in L...

GOP vice presidential hopeful Mike Pence to campaign in Lancaster County Tuesday

Vice presidential nominee Mike Pence stumped in Colorado Springs on Wednesday, less than a week after a visit from Donald Trump. The Indiana governor who swore off political mudslinging years ago heard Trump call Democratic rival Hillary Clinton "t...

Rajnath's insult in Pak result of flip-flops of Modi govt

The meeting initially deemed a gesture twards reconciliation between the two countries, resulted in tension as Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Nisar Ali Khan clashed over the ongoing unrest in Kashmir since July 9.

West Ham draw Astra Giurgiu in the Europa League

Nearly exactly four years to the day that the Games started, West Ham played their first game in the imaginatively named "London Stadium". The Hammers were greeted with a rendition of "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" as they emerged from the tunnel,...

Mostly sunny, somewhat cloudy first August weekend

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Scattered rain showers will help break the heat Friday in Kansas City. Cloudy, with a high near 85. Northwest wind 3 to 5 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 30%. From sunrise through noon, you can trac...

Forces kill 3 civilians as fresh protests rock Indian-controlled Kashmir

The death of the youth led to protests within the hospital and some youth started pelting stones on the nearby Karan Nagar police station. Police said angry men clashed with security forces, prompting police and paramilitary troopers to use force to ...

Sen. Bob Corker withdraws from Trump VP consideration

Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, took his name out of the running on Wednesday, a day after campaigning with Trump in the battleground state of North Carolina. Trump has been taking his potential running mates out for te...

Germany Wary of Iran's Nuclear, Missile Procurement Efforts

The lifting of sanctions and the release of more than $100 billion of assets frozen since Iran's 1979 revolution came in exchange for Iran's pledge to forgo its nuclear weapons program and be transparent to global inspections. A separate report relea...

China plans South China Sea military drills as court rules

Over $5 trillion worth of trade passes through the area's resource rich waters every year. "I hereby once again emphasise that the Arbitral Tribunal has no jurisdiction over the case and the relevant subject matter, and that it should not have hear...

Clinton aide: Not aware of any email deletions by boss

The emails were not among the 55,000 pages of work-related messages that Clinton provided, including one where the then-secretary of state discusses how her official records would be kept. We learned last week that she also withheld a damning e...

Rajan says NPAs, not higher rates, behind low credit growth

Names, including SBI chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya, RBI deputy governor Urjit Patel, former deputy governors Subir Gokarn and Rakesh Mohan, tax expert Parthasarathi Shome, chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian and economic affairs secretary ...

Summer solstice brings rare chance to see a Strawberry Moon

Also, this full moon is the lowest full moon that we have seen in the sky since 1967 (or 1948, again depending on time zone), hanging low in the southern sky. EDT on Monday. Today, June 20, marks summer solstice in Ireland, the longest day of the y...

Supreme Court turns down assault weapons cases

Without mentioning any mass shootings in California and elsewhere that involved semi-automatic guns, Thomas said the weapons ban "is highly suspect because it broadly prohibits common semi-automatic firearms used for lawful purposes" by roughly fiv...

Pakistani officer dies of wounds from Afghan border clashes

In the firing, an Afghan border guard was killed while two Pakistani soldiers and nine civilians were injured. Pakistan's Foreign Ministry lodged a " strong protest " to the Afghan government after the incident, saying they expected Afghan ...

Senate votes to amend assisted dying bill

The upper chamber today passed an amendment proposed by Conservative Sen. The Senate may be headed for an impasse with the government over its controversial proposed law on medical assistance in dying. "It's a first step. Once that has been decided...

North service returns to normal 3 days after East Harlem fire

The fire erupted at a garden center underneath the tracks in New York City on Tuesday evening. A raging fire underneath elevated Metro-North train tracks in East Harlem brought rail service to a halt during Tuesday's evening rush. The railroad said...

Germany slumps to 3-1 home defeat against Slovakia

The stopper was introduced at half time, but his slim chance of unseating Manuel Neuer ahead of the Euros appears to have ended with this miserable blunder. Leno should have done better. Kucka made the most of the conditions to make it 3-1, prompti...

Sultan Trailer Review : Salman 'Sutlan' Khan at his very best!

In " Sultan ", he plays a Haryanvi wrestler named Sultan and actress Anushka Sharma also essays the role of another wrestler in the film. The much awaited trailer have showcased an absolutely different face of both Salman Khan and Anushka ...

Donald Trump Slams Ted Cruz for Naming Carly Fiorina as Running Mate

It is certainly unusual to make a vice presidential announcement early before the convention. After the announcement, Boxer tweeted that Cruz "talks tough on Iran, but his "running mate" was soft on Iran when she skirted the law to sell them computer...

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Team Israel suffers first loss in World Baseball Classic

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Turkey-Netherlands row shows no sign of ebbing

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Chinese president to meet with Trump

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BJP scores massive victory in Uttar Pradesh; leaders thank PM Modi

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Akhilesh Yadav submits his resignation to UP Governor Ram Naik

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Another legal challenge to revised Trump travel ban

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Donald Tusk re-elected as European Council head

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Trump taps Bush administration lawyer and Cruz friend as Solicitor General

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Turkey, Russia, and U.S. draw chart to oust IS out of Syria

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Poachers Killed A Rhino At A Paris Zoo And Stole Its Horn

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Gayatri Prajapati rape case: Woman's lawyer says witnesses being threatened

Gayatri Prajapati rape case: Woman's lawyer says witnesses being threatened

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has written to Akhilesh Yadav asking why the chief minister has retained rape-accused minister Gayatri Prajapati in his cabinet. Raids have been con...

Turkey summons German ambassador over rally ban

Turkey summons German ambassador over rally ban

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said today he would speak with German Chancellor Angela Merkel by telephone amid a row over rallies cancelled in Germany ahead of a vote ne...

Headstones found toppled at another Jewish cemetery

Headstones found toppled at another Jewish cemetery

Hikind said he has spoken with the New York Police Department on scene, but officials with the cemetery said that there was no vandalism, and that perhaps the damage was caused by ...

Oil Price Climbs As OPEC Members Stick To Production Cut

Oil Price Climbs As OPEC Members Stick To Production Cut

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Trump to host Germany's Merkel at the White House

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