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Terrorism analyst comments on recent European terror attacks

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He was taken to a hospital as a precaution, where he'll receive a mental health assessment, according to the statement . Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu says: "This is being treated as a terrorist incident and is being investigated by the Counter Terrorism Command". Read More »

American student released from N.Korea dies

On Tuesday (20 June), following Warmbier's tragic death, South Korea has demanded to check on the health of six of their citizens now detained in the North. Doctors described his condition as a state of "unresponsive wakefulness" and said he suffered a "severe neurological injury" of unknown cause while in North Korean custody. Read More »

Grenfell Inferno: May under fire as 58 feared dead

Police Commander Stuart Cundy said police will seek criminal prosecutions if the evidence warrants. Earlier on Saturday Prime Minister Theresa May met victims of the blaze at Downing Street, amid criticism she had not seen them in the immediate wake of the tragedy. Read More »

Iran claims its missiles hit IS targets in Syria

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The U.S. on Sunday shot down a Syrian jet near Raqqa after it dropped bombs near the U.S. -allied Syrian Democratic Forces, which are battling IS. The regime was clearly testing whether the US would assist its allies on the ground. The announcement from Canberra also came as a brief, two-day truce collapsed in the southern Syrian city of Daraa and nearby areas where government forces have gained ground. Read More »

1 detained for sharing 'objectionable' message

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Bansi Lal, 54, committed suicide by hanging himself at his home in Jamoniya Khurd village within the jurisdiction of Doraha police station of Sehore district, police said. The farmers in Madhya Pradesh staged a protest from June 1 to 10 demanding loan waiver and remunerative prices for their produce. A 20-year-old youth was detained for a few hours in Vidisha district on Sunday for sharing objectionable post on WhatsApp. Read More »

Remembering the victims of the Pulse nightclub massacre

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Two groups of survivors will oversee the effort, funded by Poma's onePULSE Foundation ; eventually she will solicit bids from designers. Some survivors of the attacks said they would not attend any of the commemorative events, saying the emotional impact of the shootings remains strong. Read More »

Torrential rains predicted for Gulf Coast

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However, after the storm develops into a tropical storm, it is expected to encounter unfavorable conditions in the Caribbean, dissipating later in the week. Tropical Storm Bret unleashed heavy flooding, knocked out power and ripped off several roofs in some areas of Trinidad &Tobago as it swirled west across the southern Caribbean region on Tuesday. Read More »

Ireland's First Openly Gay Prime Minister Seeks Abortion Expansion

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Varadkar, the former health, tourism and social protection minister, will, however, face scrutiny of his policies at home with opponents warning that he would nudge the party further to the right. "Friends, today I'm honoured to have been elected as leader of the party". Varadkar was first elected to political office when he was 24 and came out as being gay later in 2015 . Read More »

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends fast

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The violence has spilled over to several other districts, including the Malwa-Nimad area and even reached the state capital. "Those whose properties have been damaged will be compensated, but it will be investigated who were behind this violence". Read More »

Tribute To Robin Williams In New Jumanji Film

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Robin Williams may be gone, but his spirit lives on in his movies. Not to mention, the animated Jumanji series also shows more of Parrish and the kids walking around the jungle. The news of the film has previously been met with harsh criticism due to the announcement following close to William's death. The film stars Jack Black , Kevin Hart , Nick Jonas and Dwyane Johnson. Read More »

Russian Federation threatens after USA downs Syrian jet

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A statement released by the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) said: "a pro-regime Shaheed-129 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle was shot down by a U.S. F-15E Strike Eagle at approximately 12:30 a.m. is equally eager to resist what it sees as a widening of Iranian influence. That drone was shot down after it dropped one of several weapons it was carrying near a position where coalition personnel are training and advising partner ground forces in the fight against ISIS. Read More »

EU launches defense fund amid US pressure to boost spending

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The European Union launched a new defense fund Wednesday created to alleviate funding concerns put forth by President Donald Trump and bolster the region against perceived Russian aggression. The party's co-chair, Reinhard Bütikofer , said: "It is wrong to withdraw budget from countless European funds, from research funding to the SME programme, for financing research on armament and defence". Read More »

Boeing, Airbus compete for orders at air show

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That's greater than its 39,620 plane delivery forecast from past year. Ryanair , Europe's leading low-priced airlines, on Tuesday announced the purchase of 10 more Boeing 737 Max 200 Gamechanger aircraft, 5 of which will be delivered in the first half of 2019, with the second 5 delivered in the first half of 2020. Read More »

Croydon to install sprinklers in tallest tower blocks after Grenfell tragedy

The 29-year-old singer paid an unannounced visit to a fire station in Chelsea on Monday, spending time with some of those who fought the deadly blaze. Lambeth's leader Cllr Lib Peck has offered the borough's help to the victims of the bad Grenfell Tower tragedy in Kensington and assured residents locally that our area's social housing blocks have up to date fire risk assessments. Read More »

Tories admit timetable defeat on day 1 of Brexit negotiations

Macron, a committed pro-EU leader and ally of Merkel, also easily won French legislative elections on Sunday, cementing his power base. The UK has made a major concession on the first day of Brexit talks, accepting that a trade deal can only be discussed after a multi-billion pound "divorce bill" is settled. Read More »

Donald Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russian Federation investigators

Trump told NBC in an interview two days after he dismissed Comey, "I'm not talking about campaigns or anything else because I'm not under investigation". He reiterated tweets from Thursday morning about the investigation. He said: "They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story". Read More »

Otto Warmbier's death investigated — APNewsBreak

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North Korea said last month that it was its sovereign right to "ruthlessly punish" USA citizens it had detained for crimes against the state. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). Ohio's US senators sharply criticized North Korea soon after his release. McCain is the Republican chairman of the Armed Services Committee. "Now, the assessment of risk for Americans visiting North Korea has become too high". Read More »

Tories and DUP set to face legal challenge as deal nears

The DUP source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said it was possible that a deal was possible this week as it was agreed in principle, but some details needed to be tied down. Meanwhile, the DUP will resume negotiations with the Conservative Party in London on supporting a Tory minority government . But the source said agreement before Wednesday's State Opening of Parliament could not entirely be ruled out if there was movement in the talks between the parties. Read More »

Imam who protected the Finsbury Park Mosque terrorist speaks out

The man was initially arrested on suspicion of attempted murder but Scotland Yard said he was later arrested for the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including murder and attempted murder. "It is obviously sheer madness". The attack is the latest in a series of recent terror attacks in the United Kingdom. Another vigil is planned for Tuesday. Read More »

French police find weapons cache in home of Champs Elysees attacker

The 31-year-old Parisian perpetrator, who was on a terror watchlist as an Islamist extremist, died in the attack. No police officers or passers-by were hurt in the attack. The source said on Tuesday investigators were compiling an inventory of the weapons and other equipment. No one else was injured, and the Champs-Elysees reopened overnight after being closed for hours for security measures. Read More »

International Yoga Day: Connaught Place closed for traffic from today

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The New Delhi Municipal Council is organising the Delhi edition of the day at Connaught Place, its Inner Circle and six radial roads, and at Lodhi Garden, Nehru Park, Talkatora Garden and Children's Park at India Gate. According to Delhi police, to ensure convenience to public and smooth flow of traffic in the Inner and Middle Circle and the radial roads within the Outer Circle CP, it will be closed from 2300 hrs to 1100 hrs tomorrow under red zone (no vehicle zone). Read More »

Korean web host hands over 1 billion won to ransomware crooks

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A South Korean web hosting firm has agreed to pay over $1m in Bitcoins (BTC) to regain access to its files after it and thousands of businesses it supports were hit by ransomware last week. In its current format, the ransomware is most widespread in South Korea. "As exemplified by NAYANA, Linux is an increasingly popular operating system and a ubiquitous element in the business processes of organisations across various industries-from servers and databases to web development and mobile ... Read More »

Powerball winner sold at California retailer

The numbers revealed just after 11 pm were 32, 26, 20, 38 and 58, with a Powerball 3. The largest lottery jackpot in USA was just in January of a year ago, when three winners split a total of $1.8 billion. That prize was split among three winnners. "It's a very good feeling to be the winning store", Matthew Alberre told NBC News on Sunday, adding that they feel "blessed" for playing a role in the win. Read More »