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Sino-Indian troops' scuffle leads to tension, bunker damage


Indian soldiers according to Press Trust of India "formed a human wall along the Line of Actual Control (LAC)" to block the Chinese troops from progressing further into the region. Indian Express reports that a meeting, on June 20, between the Indian and Chinese army was held to discuss tensions across the border but it did not yet seem to fade. Read More »

Number Of Global Refugees Hits Record High


That number marks a jump of just 300,000 from the end of 2015, but is more than six million higher than at the end of 2014, according to a fresh report published by the United Nations refugee agency. High Commissioner for Refugees' Tokyo office, said at a symposium in the capital marking World Refugee Day . Last year South Africa came under the spotlight by the UNHCR for rejecting more refugee applications than any other country globally. Read More »

Senate leaders try to appease members as support for health bill slips

Taking that into consideration, and assuming all Democrats vote against it, Republicans can only afford two defections. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is reportedly eager for a vote before the July 4th recess, but it's still unclear whether the GOP has enough votes for it to pass the Senate. Read More »

ICC Considering Replacing Champions Trophy with World T20


Pakistan beat India in the final at The Oval, London on Sunday for their maiden Champions Trophy win. In 2014, 67 Muslim students from Indian-controlled Kashmir were expelled from a university in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh on charges of cheering for the Pakistani cricket team. Read More »

Bengaluru entrepreneur loses arm in crocodile attack


Mudit, anxious about his dogs, jumped into the lake to help them out of the water but failed to notice the signboard that warned of the presence of crocodiles in the lake. From there, Dandwate was shifted to Hosmat Hospital. "It will be closed only once we are sure it won't turn infectious", a doctor said. "The powerful bite has crushed the arm". Read More »

Suspect sought in shooting of Rochester police officer


He is an 11-year veteran of the force and has an infant daughter. Police Chief Michael Ciminelli and Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren are urging anyone with information about the shooting to call 911. "They deserve to be able to serve and protect the city without having to think about whether they're going to be able to return to their families safely at night", said Ciminelli. Read More »

Colombia tourist boat sinks, 31 missing

The rescue operation is being coordinated by the local government and includes members of the air force, the navy, the army and the police. The first two floors went underwater quickly as people rushed to get up to the fourth floor. Witness Juan Quiroz told the BBC the boat sank in less than five minutes. One of the most popular activities for tourists is to take a boat tour of the emerald green waters of the reservoir. Read More »

Protesters Hold 'Die In' At McConnell's Office


The members of ADAPT , a disability rights group, are now being held by Capitol Police after staging a protest to decry the Medicaid overhaul proposed in the bill made public by McConnell on Thursday. Without assistance from the government, many people living with disabilities may not be able to get health coverage elsewhere. It didn't take long for Capitol Police to show up and attempt to remove the protesters, but they quickly faced barriers. Read More »

In the Pantheon of Greek Deals, Is This One Big?: QuickTake Q&A


Lagarde was speaking in Luxembourg after European finance ministers approved a 8.5 billion euro ($9.5 billion) loan for Athens that will enable the cash-strapped nation to meet a major July repayment deadline. The Washington-based fund, which co-financed Greece's first two rescue programs, held off giving the country more loans until it becomes assured that Greece's 315 billion-euro debt will become sustainable. Read More »

Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup


Sailing - America's Cup finals - Hamilton, Bermuda - June 24 , 2017 - Oracle Team USA win over Emirates Team New Zealand in race six of America's Cup finals. "I had my head up for that manoeuvre, we were coming down on them pretty hard and really quickly". “But the important point is the boat clearly is faster because of the changes, and it showed in the second race if the athletes on board the boat can do a good job, then the boat is even another step faster.”. Read More »

Is the wallpaper in your home making you sick?


This leads to serious health consequences. They said the effects of the airborne transmission on human health are understudied. The toxins released from the fungi are called mycotoxins . The team created a flowing stream of air over a piece of wallpaper contaminated with the three fungi and analyzed samples of the air. According to Bailly, a majority of the airborne toxins were found on fungal spores, but there was also proof that some of the harmful content was found on "very small ... Read More »

Here's How Muslims Worldwide Are Celebrating Ramadan's End

Muslims across the country are celebrating Eid ul-Fitr with zest and zeal on Monday. The CMO, together with the ANAS Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory, has compiled a special Ramadan booklet that includes the dates of the first day of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr, salah times, as well as daily prayers specific of this month. Read More »

Fred Couples rallies to win Champions event in Wisconsin


Andres Romero picked up seven shots in his last 10 holes to win the BMW International Open in Munich by 1 stroke. Early in Sunday's final round of the American Family Insurance Championship , it looked like there was a chance Paul Broadhurst would run away to be the wire-to-wire victor. Read More »

China landslide: 15 dead, 120 in Sichuan village


Mao County, or Maoxian , is home to about 110,000 people, according to the government's website. At least half a dozen red excavators removed debris at the base of the grim and grey slope on Sunday as rescuers in orange jumpsuits searched between rocks for a second day. Read More »

'Most expensive' Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch expected in September


Early reports have tipped Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note 8 to be the company's most expensive device yet. It seems that the Galaxy Note 8 launch will particularly focus on the S Pen, as Samsung attempts to reinvigorate the Galaxy Note 8 brand following the disaster of the exploding Galaxy Note 7 . Read More »

Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to meet today for sighting of Shawwal moon

Thus, it announced to celebrate Eid on Sunday. India's less Muslim populated states like Gujarat and Rajasthan are all set to celebrate Eid al-Fitr if they will sight the moon today. Muslims were seen greeting each other. As per the Met office, the Shawwal moon started appearing in the sky at 7:29AM on Saturday. Sharing details, he said testimonies of the moon-sighting were received from Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi and Hyderabad among other major cities. Read More »

Turkey Rejects Saudi, Allies Demand to Shut Down Qatar Base


The Reuters news agency reported that Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt had given Qatar 10 days to comply with the list, citing an official from one of those four countries. - Stop interfering in the four countries' affairs. Turkey, which has long tried to play the role of regional mediator, has backed Qatar in the dispute but is also wary of upsetting its other allies, including Saudi Arabia . Read More »

Pharma bro goes on trial for securities and wire fraud

The former hedge-fund manager and pharmaceutical executive will face eight charges of securities and wire fraud, for which he has pleaded not guilty. Brafman said at the pretrial hearing that Shkreli is "traveling to the beat of his very unique drummer". READ: What Did Martin Shkreli Do Now? He owns a Picasso painting and bought the only copy of the Wu-Tang Clan album "Once Upon A Time In Shaolin" for $2 million in 2015. Read More »

Death toll in Pakistan oil tanker accident rises to at least 153


Pakistan Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif cut short a trip to London and raced home to his mourning nation. "This is a tragedy of its kind in the country's history that left everyone in grief in Pakistan ". Over 100 people have died and another 100 injured after an overturned oil tanker caught fire. In numerous most deadly of these, people were trying to recover spilt fuel and were caught in the subsequent fire. Read More »

Saudi Arabia to help Yemen tackle cholera outbreak


On June 8, WHO and UNICEF made an appeal to the global community to come up with $66.7 million to help battle the spread of the disease in Yemen, noting that the country's health system has been "nearly destroyed" by the ongoing violence, with "less than half" of its health facilities fully functional. Read More »

UN envoy: Israel flouting UN Security Council settlement demand


Earlier this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the issue is between the Palestinian leadership and Hamas , an Islamic militant group that Israel refuses to deal with. On the campaign trail, Trump indicated he would be far more sympathetic to settlements than Obama. On Wednesday, Greenblatt is expected to be joined by Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law and his senior adviser. Read More »

US Senator Rand Paul says would consider partial repeal of Obamacare

The Senate's proposal would eliminate or reduce key benefits provided by the Affordable Care Act; lower taxes for the wealthy;strip funding from the women's reproductive health provider Planned Parenthood; and dramatically cut and restructure the Medicaid public health insurance program for low-income and disabled Americans. Read More »