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Protesting Jats block roads in Bharatpur

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State transport and private buses are being diverted to take alternative routes. Jats of Bharatpur and Dholpur have been demanding reservation under OBC category since some time. On Thursday Singh had said that Jats from Dholpur and Bharatpur have been demanding reservation from August 2015, but it has not been fulfilled. The district administration, meanwhile, is trying to convince the protesters to lift the blockade. Read More »

Gunman acted alone in shooting at congressional baseball practice

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Scalise's office said Wednesday that the congressman, who was "as critical as it could be" when he arrived at a Washington , D.C., hospital last week , is now listed in fair condition . Through witness accounts, Hodgkinson was reported to frequent the local libraries in Alexandria where he could obtain free Wi-Fi; however, he was unable to use the Alexandria Library computers as he was a non-resident and therefore not eligible for a local library card. Read More »

CBSE Declares NEET Results

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The apex court later permitted the board to declare the results and go ahead with consequential steps including counselling and admissions. However, it was a pleasant surprise. This marks the end of medical entrance exams for admission 2017-2018 session. The NEET examination for admission to undergraduate medical and dental courses was held on May 7. Read More »

Supreme Court decision supports Redskins' argument

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The Trademark Office can deny any trademark that alludes to "immoral deceptive, or scandalous matter; or matter which way disparage or falsely suggest a connection with persons, living or dead, institutions, beliefs or national symbols, or bring them unto contempt, or disrepute". Read More »

North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM

The news comes amid rising tensions between Washington and Pyongyangover the North's nuclear ambitions . North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests since 2006, including two past year, the report said. According to a recent North Korean defector, Thae Yong Ho, who served in North Korea's embassy in the U.K., Kim Jong Un wants an ICBM test in 2017 or early 2018, a report said. Read More »

Prime Minister kicks a father of confederation into the history garbage bin

Speaking about his relationship with President Trump, Trudeau said that even though they both disagree on a wide variety of issues, they try to find ways in which they can work together. Indigenous leaders had been calling for the Langevin name to be removed from the building, which will now be simply referred to as Office of the Prime Minister and Privy Council. Read More »

North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier

Relatives say they were told the University of Virginia student had been in a coma since shortly after he was sentenced to prison in North Korea in March 2016. Ohio's U.S. senators sharply criticized North Korea soon after his release. Beijing and Seoul could see the European Union suggestion as a way to slow down the Trump Administration's drive to push North Korea toward a settlement by raising the temperature in Northeast Asia. Read More »

Senior separatist leader Mirwaiz calls officer's lynching 'brutal act'

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BJP leader Gajraj Jatav announced a Rs 10 lakh reward on Thursday for anyone who cuts the tongue of separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq , who hailed Pakistan's victory over India in the Champions Trophy final. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti also condemned the lynching and termed it a shameful incident. "Two people have been arrested, third person is identified. Read More »

Cladding: Eight Islington tower blocks under investigation

The figure does not include Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, which have their own powers in housing. A tower block resident has told LBC she's "sick with fear" after being told her high-rise apartment was being rid of its cladding over safety fears. Read More »

Ryan wants to "get moving" on Iran, Russia sanctions

The message was sent, without debate and with unanimous approval of MPs from all parties in the Commons, less than three hours after the Senate gave final approval to an amended version of the budget bill, deleting provisions that would impose a so-called escalator tax on booze. Read More »

Islamist militants storm school in southern Philippines, take students hostage

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Government troops pursued the fleeing BIFF fighters. As of posting time, the military is conducting clearing operations as police deployed its own personnel to monitor the national highway. The rebels may have taken advantage of a massive military offensive against militants aligned with the Islamic State group who have laid siege to the southern city of Marawi, and plotted to attack military targets elsewhere, military spokesman Brig. Read More »

Fate uncertain for Republican health bill

Still, the bill unveiled by Senate GOP leaders Thursday is even worse in some ways than the disgusting bill the House narrowly approved in May. The Senate version of the bill proposes heavy cuts to Medicaid funding, gives states the right to weaken protections for pre-existing conditions , temporarily cuts funding to Planned Parenthood , and repeals taxes on wealthier Americans that were used to fund numerous Affordable Care Act's provisions. Read More »

Alexandria shooter carried a list of six Congress members

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But he didn't tell them what he would be doing in the city. Rep. Steve Scalise of Lousiana, the House majority whip, was struck in the hip and gravely wounded. Slater said authorities have not yet determined a motive and the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe continues. Watson said he learned of Hodgkinson's connection to the Virginia shooting shortly after 9:30 a.m., when he arrived at the department for a meeting. Read More »

Trump mocks Democratic leaders Pelosi and Schumer

Kathleen Rice, R-N.Y. Since 2010, Republicans have branded congressional campaigns all across the country as contests to oppose House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi . Pelosi was the focus of negative advertising casting her as a San Francisco liberal and linking her to the Democratic candidate. 'I mean, I wish it wasn't true, ' he added. Read More »

Protesters gather in front of Mitch McConnell's office for 'die

Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., said Republicans were "turning truth upside down" with their promises of an open amendment process next week. Some members of the Senate who were known to be skeptical about the bill seemed unimpressed by the draft. Sen. And in a Facebook post, Obama said: "The Senate bill, unveiled today, is not a health care bill". Read More »

No tapes: Trump says he didn't record meetings with Comey

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President Donald Trump during a Fox News interview on Friday appeared to be making a case for getting Robert Mueller pulled off of the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 USA election. "Lordy, I hope there are tapes". Several other Trump allies echoed Gingrich's remarks, including conservative commentator Ann Coulter who said Attorney General Jeff Sessions " should fire Mueller ", and radio host Bill Mitchell, who suggested Mueller and Comey may have "colluded" and said ... Read More »

Portugal claim Confederations Cup win over Russia

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But it was bad news for left-back Raphael Guerreiro , who will miss the rest of the Confederations Cup after the Portuguese revealed yesterday that he has been playing with a fractured leg for months. Borussia Dortmund's Guerreiro had to limp off injured midway through the second half and was taken to hospital with a suspected ankle fracture, according to Santos. Read More »

Lalu's son-in-law Shailesh questioned for nine hours over Benami properties

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Both Bharti and her husband have skipped I-T summons in the past. Bharti, along with her husband, mother Rabri Devi , two sisters Chanda and Ragini, and brother and Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Tejaswi Yadav , face multiple charges of acquiring properties under fictional or fake names, money-laundering, and evasion of tax. Read More »

Syria conflict: United States jet 'downs Iran-made drone'

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A Western intelligence source said it was "unquestionably Iranian". The drone was thought to be armed and threatening United States troops on the ground, officials said. The downing of the regime jet led Moscow to say it would sever a vital hotline it uses to communicate with the coalition to avoid mishaps in Syria's increasingly crowded battlespace. Read More »

Australia to resume bombing of ISIS targets in Syria

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The Russian diplomat said earlier on Thursday that Russia considered the downing of the Syrian Air Force Su-22 warplane by the US-led coalition as a flagrant violation of the global law, the principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria, which required a thorough investigation. Read More »

Brooklyn diocese announces sex abuse compensation program

DiMarzo said the diocese will take out a loan to pay the claims and will not use money meant to support parishes, schools or charitable works. Once the amount to be paid out in compensation becomes clearer, likely to be tens of millions of dollars, the diocese will secure a loan, it said. Read More »