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Sena dialed 'wrong number' by proposing Bhagwat's name for Prez: RSS

Sena, the BJP's oldest ally, which has been consistently pushing for Mohan Bhagwat as the next president, changed its stand after the RSS chief recently expressed his disinclination to become constitutional head of the country. "We have reached a consensus that the maximum farmers should receive the benefit of a loan waiver. If the loan waiver is not an option to prevent farmer suicides, make Swaminathan the President", Mr Thackeray said. Read More »

UK to Agree Brexit Divorce Bill Before Trade Talks

But the situation is very different from 12 months ago when the Brexiteers were riding high, with Prime Minister Theresa May's entire approach called into question after a disastrous election performance on June 8. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Monday he still thinks that the Brexit negotiations will yield "a happy resolution that can be done with profit and honor for both sides". Read More »

BJP hopes for Shiv Sena, Oppn's consensus on presidential candidate Kovind


However, he said a final decision on the BJP candidate would be made at a meeting of party leaders scheduled to take place June 20 in Mumbai. Modi also telephoned Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and informed him on NDA's choice as the latter "praised the Prime Minister for choosing the right candidate for the highest post". Read More »

UN rights chief urges international probe of Congo killings


Speaking to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, he accused the Congolese government of failing to protect its people. He called for an "independent, global investigation" to be set up to probe the situation in the region. "How will they get visas?" The best way would be to go towards a solution that is acceptable for everyone ... More than 3,000 people have been killed in eight months of spiraling violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled central region of Kasai, a ... Read More »

Swami Atmasthanandaji Maharaj cremated


Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy , West Bengal ministers Rajib Banerjee, Arup Roy , Lakshmi Ratan Shukla, Trinamool Congress MP Prasun Banerjee , BJP leader Locket Chatterjee and other prominent personalities also paid their last respect to the monk. Read More »

Adele pictured visiting Grenfell Tower firefighters for 'cup of tea and cuddle'

He is hopeful the meeting which lasted almost two hours, attended by victims, residents, community leaders and volunteers, was the starting point for a process of "lasting change". "Absolutely she has the same degree of sympathy and horror at these events that we all have", he added. Mr Cundy said the death toll may still change, but not as significantly as it has in recent days, adding: "The terrible reality is that we may not be able to identify all those that died" inside what is now a ... Read More »

Britain could stay in European Union, but only on poorer terms: Verhofstadt


Theresa May had repeatedly said during the election campaign that the Brexit talks would start 11 days after the June 8 vote, using it as a warning that Jeremy Corbyn's Labour were not ready for the negotiations. Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's Brexit coordinator, said that Brexit can be halted, but if Britain reversed course it should not expect to keep getting its EU budget rebates or opt-outs from key EU rules. Read More »

Paris attack driver dead, arms recovered from car

Police said that the attacker - 31 and from the northwestern Paris suburb of Argenteuil T was previously known to French authorities, The Associated Press reported. But both agreed as the mother said, "unfortunately we now are used to this". France is still under a state of emergency imposed after the November 2015 attacks in Paris . Read More »

Finsbury Park attack suspect named as Cardiff resident Darren Osborne


London's Metropolitan Police said it was called just after midnight to an incident at Finsbury Park . He described people lying on the ground "like a war scene" and said he saw two men get out of the van and run down the road. One witness told CNN it was clear that the attacker at Finsbury Park had deliberately targeted Muslims. The van's 48-year-old white driver was detained by members of the public and then arrested by police. Read More »

Turkey respects Greece's decision not to extradite soldiers over coup, PM says

The soldiers fled to Greece in a military helicopter past year as the coup against Erdogan unfolded. During a joint press conference in Athens on Monday, the Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras made clear to his Turkish counterpart, Binali Yildirim , that Athens will not extradite any of the eight soldiers that fled to Greece following the July 15, 2016, coup attempt. Read More »

Govt vows to act on any advice by panel probing London blaze

Khan, who said it was "humbling" to attend the service, paid tribute to the community for its resilience but said a feeling of anger remains. The new total may change as the investigation continues, Cundy said. "Current building regulations allow its use in both low-rise and high-rise structures". London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton told BBC Radio 4's Today programme she could understand the "absolute frustration and misery" of people concerned about loved ones who had not yet been ... Read More »

Ronaldo won't quit Real: club boss

Indeed, if Ronaldo does want to move on this summer, there may be little Real can do to stop him. United have been strongly linked with a move for their former forward, but Perez is not thinking about the possibility of Real losing their talisman. Read More »

Shooter had list of names


Sava said Friday that there are hundreds of bullet fragments in Scalise's body. Lobbyist Matt Mika was shot multiple times and critically injured and remained hospitalized. Many members of the House and Senate from both major political parties spoke warmly this week about Scalise's gregarious nature, and how well-liked he was by his peers. Read More »

U.S. student dies days after release from N.Korean prison


In a statement issued shortly after his public remarks, Mr Trump said that he extended his "deepest condolences" to the Warmbier family. Otto Warmbier was pronounced dead on Monday at 2:20 p.m local time, in his home state of OH, according to a statement from his family members. Read More »

US student held prisoner by North Korea dies days after release


While thanking the medical staff for their efforts, they said Mr. Warmbier's death was inevitable, given the "awful, torturous mistreatment" he suffered in North Korea. Police say they have no evidence to indicate that the killing was motivated by race or religion. However, when he returned home in OH last week, doctors examining him found that he had suffered severe brain damage which, in the end, took his life. Read More »

Trump's tweets say he's under investigation-but his team disagrees

His tweet about a “WITCH HUNT” conducted by “bad” people is just a Trumpian version of what appears to be the official White House line — that this is somehow a partisan attempt to delegitimize the Trump presidency. While Mueller is ultimately accountable to Rosenstein and must run requests for resources and significant moves, like convening a grand jury or filing criminal charges, past him, Rosenstein is largely divorced from the day-to-day proceedings of the investigation. Read More »

7 still hospitalized after London mosque attack

As various posts have pointed out, the double standard is apparent in the reluctance to talk about the racism of non-Muslim, white assailants and instead substitute it with a "lone wolf" narrative that highlights mental illness and family issues, while downplaying the ideology of racial hate they demonstrably subscribe to. Read More »

Vince Young Suffers Torn Hamstring, Waived By Sask. Roughriders


Both durability and versatility have been key for the 33-year-old, who can play multiple positions in the defensive secondary and has missed only four games over the last nine seasons. In 2011, the Titans released Young and he signed with the Eagles one day later. After that, he unsuccessfully tried to earn roster spots with Buffalo, Green Bay and Cleveland. Read More »

Palestinians killed by Israeli police in Jerusalem

The second attack reportedly happened outside the tourist landmark Zedekiah's Cave several dozen yards away, with the stabber swinging wildly at passersby. Israeli security officials were baffled about how to prevent the knife attacks because, unlike suicide bomber vests, a knife can easily and openly be carried from place to place and wielded at a moment's notice . Read More »

Finsbury Park terror attack suspect named as Cardiff man


According to APP, worldwide media has named the suspect Darren Osborne , father of four, who witnesses said shouted: " I want to kill all Muslims ", while mowing down worshippers near a mosque in the Finsbury Park . Many local Muslim worshippers complained that police did not immediately treat the attack as a terrorist incident, saying the response would have been different if it had been an Islamist assault. Read More »

Talks to strike deal with DUP 'ongoing', says Downing Street

Mrs May said: "I am personally committed to ensuring a practical solution that recognises the unique economic, social, cultural and political context of the land border with Ireland , which so many people pass through every day, and it remains our priority to work closely with the Irish Government to ensure as frictionless and seamless a border as possible". Read More »

Brexit: EU says 'clock ticking' on talks, Britain optimistic of good outcome

After nearly a year of waffling, Britain on Monday finally opens negotiations with its European Union counterparts about leaving the bloc, with the final outcome, due in 2019, as important as it now seems unpredictable. Reflecting on Britain's longtime European Union membership, Davis says that "there is more that unites us than divides us" despite the June 23, 2016 referendum in which Britain chose to break away from the 27 other member nations. Read More »