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Author: 0 Bengal despatches 7 senior police officers to Darjeeling

The state has already changed the superintendent of police for the district, and has assigned three top officers-senior to the ones deployed on Friday-to restore peace in Darjeeling. He said there should be political action and a political solution to the Gorkhaland issue and the use of police force can not be acceptable. "We will curb their violent agitation", she later said at a police event in Kolkata .

Global News President Donald Trump Releases 2016 Financial Statement
Author: 0 President Donald Trump Releases 2016 Financial Statement

That figure represents a $7.4 million increase in revenue since Trump's last financial disclosure in May, while the president saw an $800,000 dip in revenue revenue from his golf club in Bedminster, N.J. Another three loans combined were worth less than $1 million. Last year, he reported earning between $50,000 and $100,000. He said he received more than $100,001 from the deal.

Author: 0 New French Revolution? Novices set to take over Parliament

Ahead of Macron's visit, the French presidential office issued a statement that Paris and Rabat were eager to mediate in the crisis in the Gulf region. A former investment banker, Macron had pivoted to launch a new political party-called En Marche (Onwards)-as recently as past year. "With regard to the Socialists, their failure is truly catastrophic".

Author: 0 'Fantastic' Pakistan taught England a lesson: Ian Bell

England were bowled out for 211 and Pakistan eased to their target with 12.5 overs to spare. Joe Root (46) and Eoin Morgan (33) consolidated the innings as England reached 118 for two at halfway mark. He further added: "But more than anything we've got to keep that drive we've had over the last 18 months to keep getting better - so when that World Cup does come around we're in the best shape possible to give ourselves the best chance of contending in that final".

Global News Brexit negotiations to start on June 19
Author: 0 Brexit negotiations to start on June 19

The newspaper said Britain wanted these rights to be available only to those European Union nationals who were living in the country before March 29 this year, when the government triggered the start of the two-year process of leaving the EU.

Global News Amazon.com's Acquisition Of Whole Foods Poses Challenge For Thrive Market
Author: 0 Amazon.com's Acquisition Of Whole Foods Poses Challenge For Thrive Market

Groceries are already a fiercely competitive business, with low-priced rivals like Aldi putting pressure on traditional supermarket chains and another discounter, Lidl , opening its first USA stores just this week. Customers simply scan a credit card or digital wallet upon arrival and then walk out of the store with the grocery items that they've selected. Shoppers skip the checkout line, and their Amazon accounts get automatically charged.

Global News United States lawmaker shot dead by angry gunman
Author: 0 United States lawmaker shot dead by angry gunman

Capitol Police officer David Bailey , who was injured in the attack, threw out the first pitch Thursday night. In remarks on Senate floor, the Kentucky Republican says senators are concerned for the injured and "will keep them in our prayers" and send wishes for a full recovery.

Author: 0 Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday

But a deadly fire at a tower block in London could delay the announcement of any deal, BBC political reporter Norman Smith said. "The talks are ongoing, they are very positive, they are constructive". Some Conservatives are unhappy about the prospect of a deal with the DUP, partly on account of the party's social conservatism but also because any extra funds for Northern Ireland will prompt calls for equivalent transfers to other parts of the UK.

Global News Tensions rise as Bill Cosby jury struggles to reach verdict
Author: 0 Tensions rise as Bill Cosby jury struggles to reach verdict

This week, as the jury of seven men and five women toiled toward a decision in the Norristown, Pa. courtroom, they repeatedly asked about damaging sections of Cosby's 2005 sworn depositions . Each of the three counts of aggravated indecent assault against Cosby carries a maximum 10-year prison term, though the counts could be merged at sentencing if he is convicted.

Global News Wreckage of missing Malaysian fighter jet found
Author: 0 Wreckage of missing Malaysian fighter jet found

The jet's two pilots were found dead yesterday in a swampy area in in Chukai, a town in Terengganu. Affendi said the bodies of the pilots were in the process of being brought out of the swamp forest and would be flown by helicopter to the Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital here.

Global News Here's how to watch the Congressional Baseball Game
Author: 0 Here's how to watch the Congressional Baseball Game

The first said that he "remains in critical condition, but has improved in the last 24 hours". A new report indicates that while Scalise's injuries are serious, the 51-year-old congressman is not believed to be in life-threatening condition.

Global News U.S. vice president accuses Venezuela government of abuse of power
Author: 0 U.S. vice president accuses Venezuela government of abuse of power

Bush. Pence's move comes a day after The Washington Post reported that special counsel Robert Mueller had extended his probe into determining whether the President tried to obstruct justice by suggesting to top intelligence and law enforcement officials that they end the Russian Federation investigation.

Author: 0 May nears deal with Northern Irish 'kingmakers'

Gerry Adams led a delegation to Government Buildings including Ms O'Neill, Sinn Fein deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald and newly-elected Fermanagh South Tyrone MP Michelle Gildernew. Brussels has previously warned the UK Government it will only enter talks on a potential future trade deal with Britain once "significant progress" is made on divorce matters.

Author: 0 Officer who shot Philando Castile found not guilty

His sister and others sobbed loudly. The top headlines from JournalStar.com. Moments later Yanez fired seven shots, five of which hit Castile. The horrid killing of Philando Castile has been burned and etched into our memories, when Facebook Live video erupted of a bloody and dying Castile with his girlfriend Diamond Reynolds' bloodcurdling scream in the background.

Author: 0 Ireland's new prime minister formally takes power

A Republic of opportunities". The Irish Times reported Varadkar then traveled to President Michael Higgins' residence to sign the warrant of office and complete the election process. "I do not know him well, though he and I once attended the same Pilates class", he revealed. "I think that is too restrictive", he said. "It is only by him holding the office that we will see if Deputy Varadkar is willing to make the changes necessary to be successful".

Author: 0 Brexit talks facing slight delay, David Davis reveals

She told backbench MPs she was sorry and promised to get "them out of this mess" in a meeting yesterday. "The door of course is still open as long as Brexit negotiations have not been concluded", he said. then having lost that gamble pursuing a hard Brexit path", Scotland's first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, said. "There is a unity of goal among people in the United Kingdom", May said following a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris.

Author: 0 Russia's military says may have killed IS leader Baghdadi: agencies

Representatives of the United States' Army had also reported about the death of the IS group's leader, but later the report was either denied or al-Baghdadi released video messages with calls for his supporters. Other media reports have previously claimed he had been killed or critically injured by US-led coalition air strikes. Islamic State fighters are close to defeat in the twin capitals of the group's territory, Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria , after almost three years ...

Author: 0 Russian army says may have killed IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

In October 2011, the USA officially designated Baghdadi as "terrorist" and offered a $10million reward for information leading to his capture or death. air strike in March 2015 and in May that year Isis threatened retribution for the attempt to kill its leader. The claim of al-Baghdadi's possible demise also comes almost three years to the day after he declared himself the leader of an Islamic caliphate in Iraq and Syria, from a historic mosque in Mosul.

Author: 0 Trump transition, campaign told to keep Russia-related documents

Because the investigation now includes questions about whether or not President Donald Trump may have obstructed justice in conversations with former FBI Director James Comey who he later fired, Rosenstein's involvement has come under scrutiny .

Author: 0 Politics expert Matthew Goodwin eats his book live on Sky News

Matthew Goodwin , 35, a professor of politics at the University of Kent, is the co-author of " Brexit: Why Britain voted to leave the European Union ". As it turns out, Labour polled at 40.3% meaning that Goodwin was going to have to literally eat his words. The professor of politics at the University of Kent was filmed eating pages of his book on Live TV and answering questions of the news anchor easily.

Global News About 4000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan
Author: 0 About 4000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday he will present a new U.S. military strategy for Afghanistan , along with adjusted troop numbers, in the coming weeks to Trump. The new troops will be working on training Afghan forces against such groups. The US now has about 8,400 officially deployed troops in Afghanistan and an unofficial 2,000 extra, which remain undocumented.

Author: 0 May seeks help of N. Irish party to form minority government

But May soldiered on Friday, re-appointing senior ministers to her Cabinet and holding talks with a small Northern Irish party about shoring up her minority government. As the Conservative Party loses its overall majority in the general election , the outcome has prompted many questions to be asked about the vote itself and what happens next.

Author: 0 Trump to Announce Tougher Rules for Cuba

And U.S. companies will still be allowed to support telecommunications and Internet service on the island. His aides contend that Obama's easing of USA restrictions amounted to "appeasement" and has done nothing to advance political freedoms in Cuba, while benefiting the Cuban government financially.

Author: 0 Talks to prop up May's government continue with DUP

Ruth Davidson, leader of the Conservatives in Scotland, sought assurances that LGBT rights would be protected after any deal with the DUP, which opposes same-sex marriage. Sir John, who was crucial in bringing peace to Northern Ireland, raised concerns about the impact of a Tory deal with the DUP. Downing Street said that Mrs May had told Mr Kenny that the deal with the DUP "would provide stability and certainty for the United Kingdom going forward".

Author: 0 UK's Hammond says economy should be priority in Brexit talks

Chancellor Philip Hammond said Britain should prioritise jobs and prosperity and take a "pragmatic" approach as it begins Brexit talks next week. Earlier on Tuesday, senior British minister Michael Gove had said that the Britain would leave the customs union, in line with government policy prior to the election.

Global News James T Hodgkinson: What we know about Virginia suspect
Author: 0 James T Hodgkinson: What we know about Virginia suspect

Rep. Scalise, No. 3 in the House Republican leadership, was shot in the hip. The widow of gunman James Hodgkinson today described his attack as 'horrible, horrible'. Hodgkinson said repeatedly that she saw no signs her husband was planning violence. A half-dozen patrons gathered at the tavern Thursday afternoon for the $1 taco special and to shoot pool said Hodgkinson didn't hang out there and wasn't known to them.

Global News London fire singes British politics, death toll expected to rise to 80
Author: 0 London fire singes British politics, death toll expected to rise to 80

Police have said 30 people are confirmed dead after the blaze, while media reports have said more than 70 are still unaccounted for. "The recovery of victims from inside the building is enormously challenging, but it is our absolute priority above everything else to recover and identify the victims and let the families know", Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said.

Global News Many Cuban exiles embrace Trump policy but want more
Author: 0 Many Cuban exiles embrace Trump policy but want more

Noting that it was readjustment of the USA policy towards Cuba , the official said the new policy under the Trump administration will empower the Cuban people. The Trump administration has criticized the Cuban military as repressive and vowed to crack down on financial ties between USA businesses and Cuban armed forces.

Global News United States congressman Steve Scalise still critical after Washington shooting
Author: 0 United States congressman Steve Scalise still critical after Washington shooting

Scalise and four others were shot Wednesday morning during a Republican practice for the annual congressional baseball game . The rifle-wielding attacker - James T. Investigators are also looking through Hodgkinson's social media posts and profiles. His risk of death is "substantially lower" than it was when he was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday, and "I think that an excellent recovery is a good possibility", Sava said.

Author: 0 Still critical, Rep. Steve Scalise to undergo more surgeries

Scalise, 51, a Louisiana Republican who is the No. 3 House Republican , remained in critical condition at a hospital a few miles from the stadium after undergoing a third surgery on Thursday. "It's a time for us to step back and get focused on the things that unite us like faith, family and country". "It was a scary situation". "I may not be here speaking with you if not for what he did".

Author: 0 London Police Raise Death Toll In Tower Fire To 30

They are among the 17 people who are said to have died in the incident. London Police said an investigation had been launched to determine whether the blaze involved any crimes and May announced a public inquiry, a type of probe that's used to investigate issues of major public concern.

Author: 0 Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87

This required great political strength and courage - both of which qualities Helmut had in abundance. A bear of a man whose provincial accent and unvarnished folksy style led opponents to underestimate him in his early years, Mr Kohl was a passionate advocate of European integration whose outlook was shaped by the two world wars that ravaged Europe and claimed the lives of his brother and uncle.

Global News BJP panel to meet Sonia Gandhi, Sitaram Yechury
Author: 0 BJP panel to meet Sonia Gandhi, Sitaram Yechury

A senior CPI (M) leader wondered if the RSS-BJP combine would let go the opportunity to install a president of their choice since "they are so close to" electing one to the post. "Without name, it is a pre-concluded exercise, merely a Public Relations drill", Sitaram Yechury told reporters after the meeting. Likewise, the candidature of Murmu could bring Odisha's ruling BJD to the government side in the presidential election though the two parties are bitter rivals in the state.

Author: 0 May Sets Up Meeting With Irish "Kingmakers"

The prospect of such a deal has already raised alarm in Dublin, where Prime Minister Enda Kenny has warned of the impact on peace in the British province, while the DUP's ultra-conservative views have also prompted criticism. Brexit minister David Davis has insisted the approach to the European Union divorce had not changed, but at the meeting with MPs on Monday, May recognised that a broader consensus needed to be built for Brexit and made clear she would listen to all wings of the party on ...

Author: 0 Tillerson cancels trip to Mexico to work on Qatar crisis

It is a real blockade because 40 per cent of Qatar's food comes in across its one land border, with Saudi Arabia, and that is now closed. Instead of viewing the Qatari arms deal as a handshake, instead view it as a headlock: a determined effort to ensure Qatar plays by the rules, a persuasion to exclude Tehran from regional politics, an economic boon for the United States manufacturing industry, a balance of power to prevent further escalating conflict, and a retainment of existing, ...

Global News Trump under investigation for possible obstruction
Author: 0 Trump under investigation for possible obstruction

The newspaper reported on Wednesday that director of national intelligence Dan Coats , head of the National Security Agency Mike Rogers , and former deputy director at the NSA Richard Ledgett, had agreed to be interviewed by Mr Mueller's investigators as early as this week.