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Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious'

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Although he said a few extra precautions might be prudent - like alerting local law enforcement to larger gatherings of congressional members such as the Wednesday morning baseball practice - Abraham said a protective guard for congressional members would get in the way of the accessibility Abraham said is a cornerstone of a US representative's job . Read More »

Special counsel investigating business dealings of Jared Kushner

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The special counsel's office did not respond to a request for comment on the report . Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein warned against trusting anonymous sources late Thursday night, shortly before The Washington Post published a damaging story about White House adviser Jared Kushner that relied on unnamed USA officials as sources. Read More »

58 people missing and presumed dead in London fire; number may increase

Two of the dead have been confirmed as 24-year-old artist Khadija Saye and Syrian refugee Mohammed Alhajali (23). Cundy said emergency workers have now reached the top of the tower. This relies on dental records, fingerprints and DNA when possible and also features like tattoos or scars. A solemn Queen Elizabeth II marked a minute of silence for victims of the London high-rise inferno at the start of a procession Saturday to mark her official birthday. Read More »

BPCL terminates licence of Tej Pratap Yadav's petrol pump

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The BPCL would take over the petrol pump, in operation for almost two months, on July 19. However, a Patna court later in the day stayed the cancellation order. The BPCL had also asked Tej Pratap to explain how he had taken up other employment when the dealership norms made it clear that the outlet had to be personally supervised. Read More »

Morocco To Send Food To Qatar Amidst Gulf Diplomatic Crisis

The military added that such visits have been underway since 2015. Qatar's port authority said its cargo will go through Sohar, as well as Oman's port at Salalah, bypassing the need to dock in any of those countries that have cut ties. An embargo has also cut off food, transport and other links between the four countries and Qatar, which typically imports around 80 percent of its food from its neighbors. Read More »

Do Americans trust James Comey more than Trump?

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You and I are friends, "Hey hope this happens but you got to do your job". - Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 11, 2017The comments come after Comey in testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee last week said he leaked notes of his conversations with the president to the media through a friend in the hopes it would lead to the appointment of a special prosecutor. Read More »

Police detain oppositionist Alexei Navalny in Moscow

It warned that authorities would take all necessary measures to prevent provocations or any action threatening public security. The arrest of Navalny, 41, came as thousands of protesters clashed with police in Moscow and St. In a crackdown meant to quell a movement of youthful activism, numerous arrests appeared to target students and young people, watchdog groups reported . Read More »

Manchester United 'told versatile Tottenham star Eric Dier will cost £50m'

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Asked if he would want a potential move to United, Talisca told Globoesporte : "It's a love that exists, I will not lie. He also talked about how he looks at me and why he wants me at the club". The Spain global has been strongly linked with a switch to Manchester United this summer and is understood to be close to completing a £60m transfer. Read More »

London Tower Block Fire Death Toll Rises to 58

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The death toll in the fire that engulfed a 24-storey tower in west London rose to 30 yesterday amid fears that it could climb to over 100 in one of the worst fire tragedies in the country. However, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who was London mayor until a year ago, took to Facebook to attack opposition Labour politicians for "political game playing". Read More »

WH to Lobby House GOP on Softening Senate Bill on Moscow Sanctions

They also target Russia's shipping, mining, and railway industries. It's not the first time Congress has sought such a requirement, however, as a similar mechanism was passed in 2015 regarding sanctions on Iran after President Obama pursued his landmark nuclear deal with the country. Read More »

Britain's May confirms Brexit talks "as planned" despite uncertainties

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May acknowledged to Conservative colleagues on Monday that there is a broad range of views on Brexit in the party and promised to reflect that - the clearest indication yet that she's willing to moderate her hardline approach after a disastrous election result last week left her fighting for her job. Read More »

Led anti-ISIS coalition can not confirm Russian report on Baghdadi

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He clarified, "So far, I have no 100 percent confirmation of the information that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed". Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, also said there was no information to corroborate the report . A character shrouded in mystery, Baghdadi's real name may be Ibrahim Awwad Ibrahim al-Badri, and he may have been born in 1971 in Samarra, an ancient Iraqi city in the so-called Sunni Triangle north of Baghdad . Read More »

Myanmar military plane missing; search ongoing in Andaman Sea

Authorities have released conflicting reports on how many people were on board but the latest military update put the total number of those aboard at 122, including 108 soldiers and their family members and 14 crew. Wreckage and bodies from a Myanmar military flight that had gone missing Wednesday afternoon have been discovered in the Andaman Sea, the military has confirmed. Read More »

Irish, British PMs to meet to talk Brexit, N.Ireland crisis

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams also led a party delegation including its leader in the North, Michelle O'Neill, for a first meeting on Northern Ireland with the new Taoiseach. One of the most pressing issues facing Mrs May is the process of leaving the European Union, with Brexit talks set to start in Brussels on Monday. "So I think it is very much doable to have a deal by the end of this month", she concluded. Read More »

May faces Brexit strategy fight amid political turmoil

The Conservative source said talks with the small Northern Irish party were progressing well ahead of meetings later Thursday in Downing Street with all of the British province's main political leaders. Discussions are going well with the government and we hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclusion. DUP Leader Arlene Foster is known to be close to the new Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar. Read More »

Uh Oh! Trump Is Reportedly Under Investigation For Obstruction Of Justice

Last week, former director of FBI James B. Comey, who was sacked by President Trump , confirmed in a testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee that Trump was not under any investigations. In another tweet, Mr Trump said: "After 7 months of investigations & committee hearings about my 'collusion with the Russians, ' nobody has been able to show any proof". Read More »

'Sombre' Britain prepares for historic Brexit talks

He wouldn't be drawn on whether he supported Britain's continued membership in the single market and said May's minority government will negotiate in a "pragmatic" manner, striving for a solution that works for both sides. Prime Minister Theresa May in March formally notified the European Union of its intention to leave, starting a two-year timetable for negotiating the exit. Read More »

Stupendous performance by ISM students in CBSE Class X results

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Students will get their DigiLocker account details on their registered mobile number. Keeping up the annual tradition, girls outperformed boys but only by a very thin margin. For instance, almost all of 117 students of Ajit Karam Singh International School (AKSIPS), Sector 41, opted for school-based exam. Delhi fared badly, recording a pass percentage of 78.09 percent against last year's 91.06 percent, a fall of 13.67 percent. Read More »

Bodies of 3 Lashkar militants recovered from encounter site in Kulgam

However, when encounter was going on, an unruly mob instigated by militants started pelting stones with an intention to disturb the operation and give chance to holed up militants to escape, he said. "He was also involved in attack on police party in Anantnag town previous year in which two policemen were killed", the police spokesman said. The area attacked by the militants now has CRPF and Army troops stationed. Read More »

Orissa High Court directs CBSE to re-evaluate Class 12 answer scripts

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Hearing a petition filed by 18 students, the high court asked them to apply for re-evaluation at the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) regional centre here on Thursday by 2 p.m. Besides demanding a CBI probe into the alleged fiasco in publication of results , the agitators also demanded re-evaluation of the answer scripts of those who had applied for rechecking of their answer sheets. Read More »