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Author: 0 Shah seeks Sena support for presidential polls

Shah had called on Thackeray at his residence here yesterday. When asked about Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' remark that the BJP was prepared for snap assembly election , in an apparent reference to continued strain in ties with the Shiv Sena , Shah said, "What he meant was that if mid-term polls are forced on us, we are ready to fight".

Author: 0 'Trump under probe for obstructing justice'

US President Donald Trump lashes out at Hillary Clinton and the media following reports he is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice . Trump has harped on the fact that former FBI Director James Comey told him he wasn't under investigation, but recent reports have found his alleged actions, meetings and calls with Comey have reportedly led special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate the president for possible obstruction of justice .

Global News Canada releases new defense policy
Author: 0 Canada releases new defense policy

He says the biggest need is manpower and the Defence Minister says it's coming, 5 000 more uniform troops, as well as new technology. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland emphasized in a major policy speechTuesday that Canada can no longer rely on the USA for its defence to the same extent it has in the past.

Author: 0 Proposed DUP deal would not undermine Good Friday Agreement, insists May

The Northern Irish party in talks to support Theresa May's minority government hopes to conclude negotiations with the prime minister's Conservative Party as quickly as possible, its leader told BBC on Friday. "It continues and when the deal is done, it will be done", a senior source in the Conservative Party said yesterday. Northern Ireland has been without a powersharing executive since March and without a first and deputy first minister since January, after Sinn Fein collapsed the ...

Global News German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit
Author: 0 German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit

The former Welsh Secretary was brought back into government by Theresa May after she became leader last June. If the United Kingdom opts for a Brexit in which it leaves the Single Market and the Customs Union, the Irish border would become a closed border unless negotiators can agree on creative solutions.

Author: 0 Iraq troops push into last 'Islamic State' bastion in Mosul

Al-Asadi said the troops "will be very careful" to protect the civilians. "Penetrating was very hard". Surrounded by Iraqi forces on three sides and blocked on the other by the Tigris River that runs through Mosul , the jihadists are cornered.

Author: 0 Final pitches made in tight, nationally watched Georgia House race

She is facing off against Democrat Jon Ossoff , who is running as a moderate. Democrat Jon Ossoff hired security after receiving threats. The ad, which includes an image of United States comedian Kathy Griffin holding a fake severed head that looks like Mr Trump, claims "these same leftists are all for Ossoff, and he wins , they win".

Global News Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated
Author: 0 Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated

Activists in Syria told AP they had no immediate information on damage or casualties from the strikes, which the Guards claim successfully hit their targets. Six surface-to-surface missiles were launched on Sunday from western bases in Iran at command centers, logistic sites and suicide auto bomb factories in Syria's eastern Deir al Zour area, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said on Monday.

Global News Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria - KXLF.com | Continuous News | Butte, Montana
Author: 0 Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria - KXLF.com | Continuous News | Butte, Montana

State TV showed mobile missiles launchers being moved in daylight. Activists in Syria said they had no immediate information on damage or casualties from the strikes, nor did the Islamic State group immediately acknowledge it. It is unclear whether the IRGC also coordinated with Iraq prior to launching the missiles into Iraqi airspace. The missile also could strike Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia.

Author: 0 BJP to declare presidential candidate on Tuesday

Lasting over an hour at the Thackeray household "Matoshree", the meeting came on the final day of Shah's three-day visit to Maharashtra to mark the third anniversary celebrations of the Modi government completing three years in power. He also dared the BJP to call mid-term polls in Maharashtra and said Fadnavis-led regime would be singed by unrest among farmers. "Just because he was the leader of Dalit Morcha of BJP they have made him the candidate", Mamata said.

Global News 62 die in forest fire still raging in Portugal
Author: 0 62 die in forest fire still raging in Portugal

Nearly 24 hours after Saturday night's deaths, the blaze was still raging across the forested hills of central Portugal . Another 17 bodies were found along the side of other roads while 10 more were recovered in the rural areas surrounding these roads.

Author: 0 Iraqi forces say started storming Islamic State-held Mosul Old City

Tens of thousands of army, police and counter-terrorism troops are thrown into the long-awaited offensive with air and ground support from a US-led coalition. The civilians trapped in the Old City, a densely-populated maze of narrow alleyways, have little food, water or medical supplies. Al-Waleed is close to Tanf, a strategic Syrian highway border crossing with Iraq, where US forces have assisted rebels trying to recapture territory from fleeing Islamic State fighters.

Global News India's ruling BJP names Bihar governor as its choice for next president
Author: 0 India's ruling BJP names Bihar governor as its choice for next president

The Samajwadi Party was yet to take final decison since Kovind halis from Kanpur of Uttar Pradesh. Clarifying that she don't consider Kovind unfit for the post, Mamata added that there are bigger Dalit leaders in the country than him. He was also a member of the board of governors of the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata. The decision, however, was welcomed by some of the political leaders including Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Telangana Chief Minister K.

Global News Trump offers to host summit on Qatar crisis
Author: 0 Trump offers to host summit on Qatar crisis

The announcement increases pressure on Qatar in a diplomatic and economic campaign to isolate the small Gulf Arab state, which is a critical global supplier of gas and hosts the biggest USA military base in the Middle East. "Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!" Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Tuesday that Qatar needed to take several steps, including ending its support of Palestinian militant group Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood , to ...

Author: 0 UK: Pressure on May as Grenfell Tower death toll rises

The statement officially confirmed that a 23-year-old Syrian refugee was the first victim of the huge fire. 'But being with colleagues from the London Fire Brigade when I was in there, colleagues from the London Ambulance Service and other police officers, I think it's fair to say it is incredibly emotional working in there.

Author: 0 Portugal 2 Mexico 2: Moreno´s last-ditch header secures a point

Former Manchester United striker, Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez however equalised for Mexico in the 42nd minute with a diving header. Right-back Cedric Soares appeared to have sealed an opening day three points for Portugal when he saw his 86th-minute effort deflected home but Moreno rose highest to ensure the points were shared.

Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan to discuss Qatar dispute with Trump, minister says

Qatar denies the allegations. Al Emadi said in an interview broadcast on CNBC that the plunge in Qatari assets last week was a "normal" reaction to the Gulf countries' move to cut diplomatic and transport links with Qatar. Violence has increased in recent weeks between militants and Saudi security forces in a predominantly Shiite town in the country's east. Saudi Arabia has also accused Qatar of backing Iranian-allied rebels in Yemen, known as Houthis.

Global News London mosque attack suspect arrested on terror grounds
Author: 0 London mosque attack suspect arrested on terror grounds

Toufik Kacimi, the mosque's chief executive, said the imam "helped calm the immediate situation after the incident and prevented further injuries and potential loss of life", according to the Guardian. Hobbs told Sam Delaney : "Amber Rudd rubbishing community policing, as she's done, is a nonsense because now we need them more than ever and they're just not there".

Author: 0 79 missing or presumed dead in the Grenfell Tower fire

Five people who had been reported missing after the disaster have been found safe and well, he added. Police Commander Stuart Cundy gave the new figure during a statement outside Scotland Yard on Monday. The measures were announced following the second meeting of the Grenfell Tower Recovery Taskforce, chaired by the Prime Minister. The revised death toll comes as images showing the burned-out interior of the London tower block are released.

Author: 0 Pakistan deserved to win Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli

Mohammad Amir and Fakhar Zaman starred for Pakistan in the final. Afridi said that the current team can develop into one of the top three teams in the world by the 2019 World Cup . On Sunday, Pakistan dominated the defending champions in all the aspects of the game and inflicted a crushing 180-run defeat on India. The former captains were of the view that success in the Champions Trophy widely speaks about the rise of cricket in Pakistan despite the fact that foreign ...

Author: 0 Hire firm 'shocked' to see their van used in mosque attack

According to multiple reports and social media posts, the van ran over people leaving the Finsbury Park Mosque. "He has further been arrested for the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including murder and attempted murder ", Scotland Yard police headquarters said in a statement .

Author: 0 BJP Parliamentary Party Meet To Discuss Presidential Candidate Today

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. "The chief minister is in favour of the Sena and Amit Shah seems to be on the same page as the CM". While Bhagwat himself refused to take up the country's top job, Swaminathan was not keeping good health, Shah is said to have told Uddhav.

Global News Suspect in London van attack identified as Darren Osborne
Author: 0 Suspect in London van attack identified as Darren Osborne

The Finsbury Park mosque was associated with extremist ideology for several years after the 9/11 attacks in the United States but was shut down and reorganized. British Prime Minister Theresa May said police were investigating the incident as a terrorist attack . According to eyewitnesses, the man shouted " I'm going to kill all Muslims " before the attack .

Global News Not much new in Trump's Cuba policy
Author: 0 Not much new in Trump's Cuba policy

US President Donald Trump vowed Friday to overhaul Obama's deal, promising to instead support the Cuban people against Raul Castro's government. The Trump administration's new and tougher restrictions on travel between the USA and Cuba were met with a muted response from major US airlines, which have recently cut back on flights to the island nation after an early surge.

Author: 0 Canada denies it wants G20 to drop mention of Paris climate pact

President Donald Trump announced Washington was pulling out of the accord. Joining other G7 environment chiefs at talks in Italy, French minister Nicolas Hulot said U.S. Energy ministers failed to agree to a common statement thanks to the US, leaving the Italian presidency to simply publish a chair summary . "G-7 countries have crucial roles and responsibilities to our own public opinion, to developing countries and to the planet", Italy's Environment Minister Gian Luca Galletti ...

Global News Imam Praised for Protecting London Mosque Attacker from Crowd
Author: 0 Imam Praised for Protecting London Mosque Attacker from Crowd

The driver has been named as Darren Osborne - a 48-year-old father of four from Wales. Searches are being carried out at a residential address, where Mr Osborne is listed as living, in the Cardiff area. One witness told The Telegraph that it appeared as though the driver of the van "lost control" of the vehicle "or something". Ten people are injured, two of them seriously, and one died at the scene, when a van ploughed into worshippers close to the Muslim Welfare House in Finsbury on ...

Author: 0 BJP picks Bihar governor as presidential candidate

Barring the TRS and the BJD which expressed support to Kovind, all other non-BJP parties accused the ruling party of unilateralism and will meet here on Thursday to finalise their strategy for the July 17 battle. Ex-UP CM and Dalit leader Mayawati said that her party is not averse to his nomination, "but only if the opposition does not announce another Dalit name".

Author: 0 US and Moscow in delicate talks on Syria tensions

USA pilots operating over Syria won't hesitate to defend themselves from Russian threats, a Pentagon spokesperson said Monday in the latest escalation between the two superpowers since a US jet shot down a Syrian aircraft on Sunday. Meantime, Assad's forces have repeatedly tested the U.S.to see how much they can get away with. While aimed at Islamic State, the Iranian strike was also a projection of military power into part of Syria identified as a top priority by Damascus and its ...

Author: 0 BJP Chief Amit Shah meets Uddhav Thackeray

The BJP takes Sena's suggestion of Bhagwat's name for Presidential election as "mischievous" with the intention to provoke the ruling party at the Centre. "Nobody should think that they can keep on winning elections all the time. Shivsainik is not just a burning ember, but will rise like a forest fire", Thackeray said.

Global News Ivanka Trump expresses solidarity over London mosque attack
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump expresses solidarity over London mosque attack

The Metropolitan Police Service, already stretched by investigations of the earlier attacks and a high-rise apartment fire that killed at least 79 people, said it was putting extra patrols on the streets to protect the public. Monday morning, the Muslim Welfare House headlined its website with this message: "All of us at Muslim Welfare House sends our thoughts and prayers to the victims and those injured in the major incident at Finsbury Park ".

Global News Trump tweets about Democrats, Georgia election
Author: 0 Trump tweets about Democrats, Georgia election

The district has about 530,000 registered voters. The hard-fought battle for Price's seat in Atlanta's northern reaches has not only become a financial arms race - by far the most expensive House contest in history - it has evolved into one of the most consequential special elections in decades.

Author: 0 Sena to announce its stand on NDA prez nominee tomorrow

Reacting to Mayawati's " Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should have selected a name from a non-political background which will be better" remark, NCP leader Majeed Memon said the former can not openly oppose a Dalit candidate so she went the other way.

Author: 0 Van rams into worshippers at London mosque, 1killed

The U.K. police service said officers were called at 12:20 a.m. local time (7:20 p.m. Sunday ET) to the scene on Seven Sisters Road in the Finsbury Park neighborhood, home to many immigrants. British Prime Minister, Teresa May said she would chair an emergency response meeting later on Monday morning. Another eyewitness, who gave his name as Athman, told AFP: "People were screaming: "It's a terrorist attack , it's an attack, this guy attacked us", and I had to run back and tried to save ...

Global News Cleveland Police call for vigilance after London terror attack
Author: 0 Cleveland Police call for vigilance after London terror attack

NPR's Frank Langfitt spoke in London to local artist Ferhat Laichour, who says he arrived ten minutes after the attack and heard the van's driver saying, "Let me kill, let me kill". "Eight people injured were taken to three separate hospitals; two people were treated at the scene for minor injuries". Both Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn visited the Finsbury Park Mosque to offer support to the community in the wake of the van rampage.

Global News Castile protesters target city where officer worked
Author: 0 Castile protesters target city where officer worked

Motorist Philando Castile was fatally wounded by Jeronimo Yanez after he was stopped in his auto in Falcon Heights, St Paul, in 2016. Yanez shot into Philando Castile's vehicle seven times after Castile told him he was carrying a gun. Authorities repeatedly asked protesters to leave before making 18 arrests shortly after midnight on Saturday, the statement said. In light of the officer's clearance, black gun owners are concerned about admitting they are licensed to carry to police ...

Global News Remembering Artist Khadija Saye
Author: 0 Remembering Artist Khadija Saye

Police have released the names of three more victims of the Grenfell Tower fire today - as the death toll rose to 79. Mr Cundy said it had been "incredibly emotional working in there", adding: "On Saturday I went in myself and went to the top floor".

Global News UK PM nears deal with Irish DUP party
Author: 0 UK PM nears deal with Irish DUP party

Both parties are committed to a strengthening British unity, delivering Brexit , combating terrorism, and delivering prosperity, the source said, adding however that "at the moment there isn't a deal". "I congratulate her on returning and I'm sure she'll agree with me that democracy is a wondrous thing, and can throw up some very unexpected results", he said.

Author: 0 Expulsion of Qataris from Gulf states comes into effect

A Saudi-led bloc of Arab countries, including the UAE, broke off diplomatic and trade relations with Qatar this month over alleged support of terrorist groups, a charge denied by Doha. The airline's Paris and NY routes will be the next to see the Q Suite, with Qatar Airways' fleet being retrofitted at a rate of one aircraft per month.

Author: 0 Trump calls North Korea 'brutal' after US student's death

The university student, who had been on a tourist trip, was sentenced to 15 years hard labor, a punishment the U.S. decried as far out of proportion to his alleged crime, accusing the North of using him as a political pawn. He admitted to the crime and begged for forgiveness and for his release. He pleaded to be released. Otto Warmbier , serving a 15-year prison term for alleged anti-state acts, was released to his home state of OH in a coma and medically evacuated Tuesday.

Author: 0 Israeli officer killed, three Palestinian attackers shot dead

According to police, two perpetrators opened fire at a group of police officers who returned fire, and a third stabbed the border policewoman a short distance away before being shot. Irrespective of who claims the attacks the result is the same and Israel has to be vigilant. It claim the entire city as its indivisible capital but the Palestinians claim its eastern sector as the capital of their promised state.