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Anti-police protesters disrupt Twin Cities Pride Parade

Anti-police protesters disrupt Twin Cities Pride Parade The group had asked the department to sit out the parade in light of the recent acquittal of a former St. Anthony Police officer in the shooting death of Philando Castile . "It's hard enough in the profession I'm in coming out and then now to not even feel welcome at my own pride festival, it's just ridiculous", said Capt. [Full Article...]

Australian Open: Kidambi Srikanth grabs the title after thrashing China's Cheng Long

Superseries refers to the 12 elite tournaments held under the aegis of Badminton World Federation every year, starting with the All England championships in March, followed by those in India, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, Korea, Japan, Denmark, France and China. [Full Article...]

Killed as tree falls between cable vehicle towers in J&K

Delhi family of four, including two children along with their local guide were in the cabin that fell. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti ordered a high-level inquiry while expressed grief and shock over the deaths. Rescue operations are underway as hundreds of tourists are stranded in Gulmarg, the official said, adding that cable vehicle service in the area has been temporarily... [Full Article...]

GOP rep: Before shooting, man asked whether we were Dems or GOP

GOP rep: Before shooting, man asked whether we were Dems or GOP The congressional baseball game will go on as scheduled. The two have enjoyed a long-running ribbing over the game, which Republicans won last year to break a seven-year Democratic win streak. We pray for all of the victims of this awful crime who are still recovering, including Zachary Barth and Matt Mika, both of whom are respected and cherished by so many. [Full Article...]

US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

He is acting to protect his assets. USA forces Wednesday morning said a U.S. jet shot down an Iranian-made drone operated by Syrian government forces near Tanf, an outpost of the US-led coalition. Pentagon spokesman, Major Adrian Rankine Galloway, said the USA had taken "prudent measures to re-position aircraft over Syria " to ensure the safety of pilots. [Full Article...]

Kashmir: People lynch police officer, strong reaction from political circles

Kashmir: People lynch police officer, strong reaction from political circles Local media reports claimed the incident took place when Deputy Superintendent of Police Ayub Pandith was clicking pictures of the mosque. Five of the 12 persons identified in connection with the crime had been arrested, state Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid said. [Full Article...]

Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss Democrats have been doing plenty of self-reflection since they lost the special election in Georgia's sixth district on Tuesday. The victory of Republican Karen Handel in the special election in Georgia's 6th Congressional District on Tuesday has discouraged Democrats and encouraged Republicans. [Full Article...]

Olympics-NBC monitors Korea tensions as it preps for Winter Games

Olympics-NBC monitors Korea tensions as it preps for Winter Games BIGBANG's Taeyang (L) holds up a card showing him as an honorary ambassador for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, alongside Lee Hee-beom, head of PyeongChang's organizing committee, at a ceremony in Seoul on June 21, 2017 . His parents, Fred and Cindy Warmbier, said their son received "awful torturous mistreatment" while in North Korea. The overture is part of a broader effort by South ... [Full Article...]

China-US dialogue expected to address bilateral security interests beyond North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had said on Thursday that the United States pressed China to ramp up economic and political pressure on North Korea, during his meeting with top Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs. Compared to the Strategic and Economic Dialogue, which had since 2009 been the key platform for bilateral talks under the Obama administration, pundits are hopeful that the new ... [Full Article...]

London police ponder manslaughter in tower fire

Ms Gould said it was expected the work would take three or four weeks, adding: "We realise that this is hugely distressing for everyone affected and we will be doing all we can, alongside the London Fire Brigade and other authorities, to support our residents at this hard time". [Full Article...]

Iran holds annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missiles

Iran has been heavily involved in the war against IS in both Iraq and Syria , where it has trained and advised militias to fight the militants. The Guard said it fired six such missiles on Sunday at IS targets in the city of Deir el-Zour, more than 600 kilometres (370 miles) away. [Full Article...]

North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM

North Korea has tested a rocket engine that could potentially be fitted to an intercontinental ballistic missile, a United States official told AFP on Thursday, amid soaring tensions over Kim Jong-Un's nuclear weapons programme. News of the recent test in the North came a day after Tillerson urged China, Pyongyang's sole ally, to put more pressure on the North to rein in its atomic weapons and bal... [Full Article...]

JK: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch sector

JK: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch sector Simultaneously, a BAT action was launched on a patrol operating in between the two posts. Pakistan's BAT team was 600 m within the Line of Control (LoC) and 200 m far from their posts. In a similar BAT attack on May one, two Indian soldiers were beheaded in Krishna Ghati sector in Poonch district. Prior to that, a BAT attack was carried out on February 18 but there were no casualties in that... [Full Article...]

US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria The statement said the location was close to where another "pro-regime" drone - which intelligence sources separately identified as Iranian - was shot down on June 8 after dropping bombs near coalition forces. It is still unclear what the missiles struck, and Iran has provided few details. Israeli security officials said on Monday they were studying the missile strike to see what they coul... [Full Article...]

Should Democrats be anxious about their losing streak?

Democrats also continue to have trouble fielding candidates who connect with voters, and they need to better explain how they're good for their districts, not just how Trump is bad for everyone. Owens pushed back against national debate over whether Ossoff ran a too progressive campaign or a too moderate campaign. "And you can't get away from the fact that in Georgia this was seen as a test of... [Full Article...]

Trump celebrates Georgia special election win in douchiest way

They said they were going to win. Like Robinson, Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson believes Ossoff ran a good campaign, but in the end, he believes the district was just too conservative for a Democrat to win. Handel and Republican outside groups tied Ossoff to Pelosi in campaign events and television ads, casting him as a puppet for what they described as her liberal agenda and... [Full Article...]

Pregnant mother of 4 shot, killed by police in Seattle

Court documents say the woman was arrested June 5 for threatening Seattle Police officers. Laurie Davis, an aunt of Charleena Lyles , cries and hugs another family member as several dozen people attend a vigil outside the apartment building where Charleena lived, Sunday, June 18, 2017 . [Full Article...]

Chief: Police testing for sex assault of slain Virginia teen

They said they believed the police would review everything, including whether Ms. Hassanen was targeted because she was Muslim. "Christian, Muslim, Jew, Hispanic, whatever". "I think most of us, though, we just want to see justice meted out and we hope that happens". "She has Muslim clothes". Fairfax police, in their account of the attack, said Martinez Torres and one of the boys in the group ... [Full Article...]

Moment of silence for London fire victims

Moment of silence for London fire victims The commander warned again the numbers may change "for a number of reasons" adding that it's possible that families of some of the victims may not have known they had loved ones in the building at the time of the blaze. More than 250 firefighters tackled the fire at the 24-storey tower block in north Kensington on Wednesday, June 14. Experts believe the new paneling, which contained insulation, ... [Full Article...]

Sena to hold meeting to decide on NDA's Prez nominee

The meeting was part of the BJP's strategy to evolve a consensus among all political parties over the Presidential polls and to ensure the support of its oldest ally, the Shiv Sena, for the NDA nominee. Sena had supported the recent farmers' agitation in Maharashtra, despite being a part of the government. He said that the transformation of Mumbai is taking place rapidly due to Central governmen... [Full Article...]


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