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Darjeeling unrest continues, Rajnath Singh appeals peace; Mamata smells conspiracy

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday appealed to the residents of Darjeeling to remain calm and urged them not to resort to violence. "He is not dead". Banerjee, who chaired a high level meet at the state secretariat in Nabanna that was participated by various development boards of the hills, asserted her resolve to restore peace in the hills. Read More »

Dino Melaye's recall gathers momentum


But reacting to the action, Dino Melaye said the move to recall him from the upper legislative chamber is a comedy of errors. A leader of the constituents, Cornelius Olowo, told the News Agency of Nigeria at the INEC headquarters, shortly after submitting the petition, that the electorate in Melaye's constituency were resolved to recall him. Read More »

Catholic Church supports separate Gorkha homeland in India


According to Ashok Bhattacharya, CPI (M) leader told Catch News over phone "The all party meeting does not make any sense as chief minister Mamata Banerjee is not present". Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has come out in support of the demand for a separate Gorkhaland to be carved out of North Bengal hills. We hope that they will participate in the future. Read More »

Sean Spicer refuses to deny if his White House role is changing


Asked about reports from 16 United States intelligence agencies that determined the Russians indeed meddled in the U.S. election, the press secretary emphasised he had not spoken with Trump about the topic. "Your whole job is speaking for the administration!" "I don't even know where we are in terms of a final plan". Sean Spicer on June 20. "I have not sat down and asked him about his specific reaction to them, so I'd be glad to touch base and get back to you", Spicer said. Read More »

Female Passenger Wins Gender Bias Case Against Israeli Airline


But the woman, an Holocaust survivor, later turned to the Israel Religious Action Center to represent her in suing El Al for the move. Renee Rabinowitz told the New York Times she was "exhilarated" by her victory over El Al, having brought a case against the carrier after she was forced to change seats to accommodate a man who refused to sit next to her on a 2015 flight. Read More »

Trump nominates NFL team owner as envoy to Britain


The news comes as no surprise, as Trump informally revealed in January that he planned to nominate Johnson, a major Republican donor. Johnson will need to be confirmed by the Senate before hopping across the pond to take up residency in Winfield House, where US ambassadors live. Read More »

Pak's BAT strike in Kashmir: Two Indian soldiers, one attacker killed


The operations were underway. Two Indian soldiers died during the initial exchange of fire. The Pakistani troops had voilated the ceasefire in Khari Karmara of Poonch sector, Jammu and Kashmir. An army official said that two soldiers were killed in the attack. According to reports, Pakistani troops are resorting to mortar shelling and firing of small arms, automatics along the Line of Control areas. Read More »

Convicted sex offender moves next door to his victim


According to the sex offender registry page pertaining to Harold English , he was convicted of Lewd or Indecent Acts with a Child in 2005 and Abuse or Neglect of a Child/Child Beating in 2002. Surely Oklahoma can do better than this. "It's adding one word in there where it talks, where they can and can't live, just adding "victim" right there along with schools and playgrounds." "Even if that is a possibility, even if that does happen, I'm still going to look to change the law", he said. Read More »

India favourite against lacklustre West Indies

It was reported that the three-member CAC, who are tasked to find the new coach for the Indian cricket team, was willing to retain the legendary leg-spinner for the post. "That's no concern for me. It's something that has happened right after the tournament", Kohli said on the eve of the first of the five ODIs against the West Indies . Read More »

Man charged with bid to help Islamic State group


Mr. Raishani told the informant, named only as CS, that some time ago a friend of his had left NY to join ISIS , and that he had helped the friend shop for supplies and given the friend money and a ride to Kennedy Airport , the complaint says. Read More »

Trump says Comey's 'leaks' are more prevalent

Trump fired Comey in May, setting off a series of events that eventually led the career law enforcement official to sit before senators on Thursday. He called the line of questioning regarding conversations between Trump and Comey "an excuse by the Democrats who lost an election that some people think they shouldn't have lost". Read More »

Trump decries 'brutal' North Korea as student dies


It would also ban any form of tourist travel by Americans. "In regards to the president's view of North Korea, I believe he represents the American people's view of North Korea right now", Mattis said of Mr. Sentenced to hard labor for stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel, the 22-year-old Warmbier was medically evacuated in a coma last week after almost 18 months in captivity. Read More »

President Trump drives onto green at his golf club in New Jersey


When the guests ask him how he's playing, Trump replies: "Well until this hole". Outrage spread over Twitter after a member of the golf course named Mike Frank recorded a video of Trump driving on the green of his own golf course. In his first 100 days Trump made 19 golf trips, compared to one by Barack Obama, none by George W Bush and seven by Bill Clinton, Business Insider reported. Read More »

As Mourning Continues for Nabra Hassanen, Prosecutors Move Forward


The teens scattered, but, police said , the suspect caught up with them in a nearby parking lot, got out of his vehicle and allegedly chased after them with a baseball bat. After hitting the girl, he took her away and killed her. She and her family members believe that non-black Muslims often deny the extent to which black-Muslims are targeted. Read More »

Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey

Mr Comey, who was running the FBI's investigation into possible collusion between associates of the president and Russians seeking to influence last year's election before he was sacked on May 9, says Mr Trump pressed him to drop the inquiry into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . Read More »

Pro-ISIS Rebels Storm School In Philippines, Students Held Hostage

There were about 20 hostages taken from houses nearby, but no students, Antonio Maganto, the region's education spokesman, told AFP, although he said the exact numbers could not be confirmed. The U.S. military in recent weeks deployed a P3 Orion aircraft to provide surveillance for troops battling more than 100 gunmen holding an unspecified number of hostages in Marawi. Read More »

Led coalition downs Iran-made drone in Syria


The U.S. -led coalition fighting the Islamic State group said a U.S. F-15 fighter jet shot down the drone "after it displayed hostile intent" while approaching a military camp near the Syria-Jordan border. On Sunday, the USA shot down a Syrian warplane for the first time , prompting Russian Federation to issue a threat to coalition aircraft flying west of the River Euphrates, saying they "will be considered air targets". Read More »

Former government worker charged with giving top-secret info to China


According to the Department of Justice, Mallory speaks fluent Chinese and was self-employed as a consultant who worked with multiple government agencies and defense contractors. " Kevin Mallory was previously entrusted with top secret clearance and therefore had access to classified information, which he allegedly shared and planned to continue sharing with representatives of a foreign government", Assistant Director of the FBI's Washington Field Office Andrew Vale said in a statement. Read More »

Trump, Saudi crown prince discuss Qatar, terror financing in call

The relationship between Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom is strong and historic, and we continue to work closely together in a range of areas. Prince Mohammed Bin Salman , who is widely known as "MBS ", has ruled out the option of dialogue with chief rival Iran , and promised to defend his kingdom from what he described as Tehran's moves to rule the Muslim world. Read More »

Trump calls for stricter limits on welfare for immigrants


And Wilbur's a very rich person in charge of commerce. And Trump confronted a common criticism in the above clip, which sources from how he slammed Hillary Clinton and Ted Cruz 's friendliness with Goldman Sachs , yet he has hired multiple executives from the Wall Street juggernaut, including Gary Cohn as director of the National Economic Council. Read More »

North Korea conducts rocket engine test

The US has recently tested a missile defense system meant to counter launches from North Korea, but in reality, it's woefully unprepared for a serious missile attack . "If our demands is met, we can negotiate in terms of the moratorium of such as weapons testing", Kye said in English in an interview posted on the website of India's television station WION. Read More »

Seeking loan waiver has become a fashion these days: Urban Development Minister


But when it comes to waiving farmers' loans, you see it as fashion. "It's sad to see such statements coming from these senior BJP leaders." said Manisha Kayande of the Shiv Sena . Farmers from Tamil Nadu recently protested in New Delhi , showing the skulls of neighbours who had committed suicide to press their demand for drought relief and loan write-offs. Read More »

Intercept attempt fails in missile defense test off Hawaii


The USS John Paul Jones destroyer tracked the target missile then launched a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA guided missile, "but the missile did not intercept the target", according to a statement from the agency. The BLOCK IIA model is capable of engaging ballistic missiles as they begin their descent in low space, as was demonstrated in the missile's first intercept test . Read More »

Hamas: ISIS didn't kill female Israeli soldier

Four other people were wounded, including a police officer , two Arabs and a woman treated for shock. Untold in the headline, is the fact that the 3 dead Palestinians had carried out the stabbing and shooting attacks on Israeli officers (which killed a female Israeli officer) in the Old City in Jerusalem. Read More »

Bridgeport teacher accused of sexual assault - | Continuous News | Bozeman, Montana


Laura Ramos allegedly told police that she had a relationship with the student from December through April and that they had sex in her auto on a number of occasions. While initially denying having a sexual relationship with the student, Ramos relented, conceding she had talked to the student with whom she allegedly had her liaisons about denying their relationship. Read More »

Ex-cop avoids charges in killing of 23yo Milwaukee man

Paul. Deliberations began around midday yesterday. Michael Crivello, President of the Milwaukee Police Association, the city's police union, also welcomed the jury's decision. Defense attorneys noted there were less than two seconds between the shots and said if the first shot that hit Smith in the arm was justified, so was the second. Read More »

European Union President Donald Tusk says Brexit can be reversed

European Union officials said they had however asked her not to bring up the issue, saying all talks should be conducted by official European Union and British negotiators Michel Barnier and David Davis , and not by national leaders. European Union leaders opened a two-day summit Thursday in Brussels to address everything from Britain's planned exit, along with terrorism, migration and other issues facing Europe. Read More »

Philippines army struggles as city siege enters fourth week


Up until this past May, about 300,000 residents lived in Marawi, but local law enforcement estimates that a majority have fled fearing that ISIS will capture them and use them as human shields. embassy in Manila which said the support had been requested by the government. The aircraft flew above rocket-firing Philippine helicopters that struck militant positions, causing plumes of smoke to billow skyward. Read More »

Otto Warmbier's hometown prepares for funeral

The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH examined Warmbier's body after he died and announced that his family declined an autopsy, leaving his cause of death a medical mystery for now. "He should have never been detained in the first place", Senator Rob Portman of OH told reporters on Thursday. The family announced his death in a statement, saying that the "awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible beyond the ... Read More »

Rebels attack Philippine village, possibly to divert troops

MARAWI CITY, Philippines Islamist militants holed up in a southern Philippines town have been cornered and their firepower is flagging, the military said on Thursday, as the five-week battle for control of Marawi City raged on. Militant spokesman Abu Misry Mamah acknowledged in a radio interview that his group staged the attack but said they did not intend to take hostages. Read More »

In Iowa, the president channels his inner candidate Trump

President Trump said he stacked his Cabinet with a slew of billionaires because he "just doesn't want a poor person". Does that makes sense? The successes that were top of mind for Trump included Republican congressional wins on Tuesday night in Georgia and SC - prompting the president to deride media coverage that he said had imagined a Democratic victory. Read More »