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Global News BJP's presidential nominee announcement leaves no scope for discussion: Left
Author: 0 BJP's presidential nominee announcement leaves no scope for discussion: Left

India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has proposed that a politician from a low caste become the next president, its top strategist said on Monday (June 19), in a move to consolidate the party's support among poorer voters. Modi is expected to attend the meeting, along with senior party leaders Amit Shah, Union ministers Venkaiah Naidu , Rajnath Singh , Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj.

Author: 0 Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - Host nation Russia beat a poor New Zealand team 2-0 on Saturday to open the Confederations Cup with a win that was all but demanded by Vladimir Putin. After New Zealand lost possession in a unsafe area, Poloz's neat touch released Glushakov, who clipped his finish over Marinovic and off the post before Boxall bundled the ball into his own net as he and Smith frantically tried to clear.

Global News Xi Jinping snubs Pak's Sharif after two Chinese nationals killed in Balochistan
Author: 0 Xi Jinping snubs Pak's Sharif after two Chinese nationals killed in Balochistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the SCO Summit in Astana . Prime Minister Modi said that India and China were ancient civilisations with a long-standing friendship. "Prime Minister Modi's address was impressive as Pakistan's true face needs to be flashed in front of the world". The leaders also termed as "historic" induction of India and Pakistan into the grouping as full members, saying the first expansion of the bloc since its ...

Author: 0 French Police find weapons cache in home of Champs Elysees attacker

The driver who attacked police on the Champs-Elysées on Monday had a permit to carry arms, sources close to the case have admitted, despite the fact he was on France's terror watchlist for having been radicalized. "The show must go on", the daughter said in English. They identified the man as a 31-year-old from the Paris suburb of Argenteuil who had an "S" file, meaning he was flagged for links to extremism.

Author: 0 Ireland's Varadkar says reassured by May over DUP deal

Theresa May has still not secured a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to allow her Government programme to survive a Commons vote, a day before the Prime Minister sets out her legislative measures in the Queen's Speech. Earlier on Tuesday, British transport minister Chris Grayling said he was confident of reaching a "sensible" agreement. The DUP's deal to prop up the Tories at Westminster is also likely to be discussed at Downing Street.

Global News Defense to call more witnesses in cop's manslaughter trial
Author: 0 Defense to call more witnesses in cop's manslaughter trial

Castile was roughly the same age, same race and had similar dreadlocks to the robbery suspect, Yanez testified. The jury has watched Yanez's patrol vehicle video when he stopped Castile at least three times during the trial. The police video of the traffic stop, as well as the Facebook Live post by girlfriend Diamond Reynolds , who was in the passenger seat next to Castile during the stop, were played in court on Monday.

Global News London tower block fire death toll reaches 79
Author: 0 London tower block fire death toll reaches 79

It is really hard to describe the devastation the fire caused. The British Metropolitan Police on Sunday released new images from inside the Grenfell Tower , which was gutted in a massive fire last week. A total of 58 people are dead or missing, presumed dead following the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in west London , police have said. "Police teams continue their support to families, and make enquiries to cross check the number of those missing", Cundy said while releasing a ...

Author: 0 Philippines launches offensive in Marawi, aims to end battle by weekend

Malacañang sought to allay fears that Marawi City was becoming a new hub for Islamist fighters in Southeast Asia. Fighting in Marawi City has entered a fifth week, and almost 350 people have been killed, according to an official count. But he also clarified that United States forces are not involved in actual ground offensives inside Marawi. Amid the continuing military offensives against Maute bandits, the USA reportedly sent troops to assist Filipino soldiers in quelling the rebellion ...

Author: 0 Fans Celebrate Russia's Win In Confederations Cup Opener

The Confederations Cup kicked off with host nation Russian Federation opening the World Cup rehearsal tournament against New Zealand . The Kazan Arena, which boasts the largest outdoor screen in Europe, opened in 2013 and also staged the Fina World Aquatics Championships in 2015.

Author: 0 GOP lawmaker Scalise still critical though doctors 'encouraged'

Scalise was one of several people shot by suspect James T. Hodgkinson ― a 66-year-old resident of IL ― who targeted a GOP team baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, on Wednesday. "We're all close to Steve Scalise , he's a lovely person". As his colleagues played baseball in his honor Thursday evening, MedStar Washington Hospital Center medical gave an update on Rep.

Author: 0 Army chief announces Umrah for champions Pakistan

So, hopefully, this win will boost Pakistan cricket and all [cricket] playing nations will come to Pakistan", the Dawn quoted Sarfraz, as saying. On Zaman, he said: "He's a great impact player, in his first ICC event, he played like a champion, he can be a great player for Pakistan".

Author: 0 Hotly Contested Georgia Congressional Race Grinds Into Its Final Days

On Tuesday's ballot, Handel will be up against Democrat Jon Ossoff , as the two vie for the seat formerly occupied by Trump's Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price . The most recent polls show the race - seen as a key indicator for next year's mid-term elections - virtually deadlocked as both candidates sprinted to the finish.

Global News Bayern Munich laugh off rumours of Ronaldo deal
Author: 0 Bayern Munich laugh off rumours of Ronaldo deal

And Perez says he will talk to the four-time Ballon d'Or victor on his return. Asked about potential clubs Ronaldo could join, Perez said: "I'm not contemplating Ronaldo leaving". The prolific striker scored twice to fire Real to a 4-1 win over Juventus in the Champions League final earlier this month but his future at the club was thrown into doubt last week when Portuguese newspaper A Bola reported that he wanted to leave Spain after being accused of committing tax fraud.

Global News Official notification confirms results today, updates expected by 3 pm
Author: 0 Official notification confirms results today, updates expected by 3 pm

Of these students, 1,522 were non-resident Indians and 613 were foreign nationals. The answer key was released on June 15 and it was available on the official website until June 16. NEET was made mandatory for candidates aspiring for admissions in MBBS and BDS courses across the nation. The board had announced the result for JEE Main 2017 exam on the same website.

Author: 0 Brexit Talks Begin With Tight Schedule Set and Divorce-Bill Disagreement

Only once the EU27 determine that "sufficient progress" has been made on these issues will talks be able to progress to a second phase, where the two sides will begin to scope out the future of their relationship. Such firms sold 7.3 billion euros ($8.2 billion) worth of goods to customers in Britain past year, their fourth-biggest market. The Brexit Secretary had wanted the talks to take place in parallel with negotiations on the divorce from Brussels but has now accepted the ...

Author: 0 World Ireland Elects 38-Year Old Gay Man As Prime Minister

Varadkar is the son of an Indian immigrant, and had previously worked as a doctor before entering Irish politics. His relatives in Maharashtra, India , where his father was born, plan to celebrate the momentous occasion , according to NDTV.

Author: 0 Theresa May admits initial response to Grenfell Tower was 'not good enough'

After the fire ravaged the 24-storey block in the early hours of Wednesday, Scotland Yard has said at least 58 have died, or are missing, presumed dead. After hosting some of the families of the victims and community leaders in No 10 yesterday, Mrs May acknowledged the response from authorities had been inadequate.

Global News RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav Celebrates his 70th Birthday
Author: 0 RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav Celebrates his 70th Birthday

A "grand alliance" at the centre was Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Prasad's birthday wish today as greetings poured in for the former Bihar chief minister. During the inauguration of the bridge on Lalu's birthday, Kumar said Lalu's contribution in laying the foundation stone, conceiving the bridge plan on the Ganga can not be ignored.

Author: 0 Tapwrit wins 149th Belmont Stakes

Tapwrit capitalised on the absence of both the Kentucky Derby (2000m) and Preakness Stakes (1900m) winners to land the final leg of America's coveted three-year-old Triple Crown , the Group 1 Belmont Stakes (2400m), on Sunday. Good luck to those who are wagering, and most of all enjoy the race. " Tapwrit was getting a handsome trail and it was everything that we'd talked about before the race".

Author: 0 Opposition's views taken into account in picking Ram Nath Kovind

He has always been associated with the poor, backwards and Dalits... "I only hope that the opposition parties will support Kovindji and join us in getting him elected unanimously as the President of India", he told reporters. The Congress was unimpressed, however, and accused the ruling party of making a "unilateral announcement". Kovind as an NDA choice can not be easily rejected or defeated by the opposition parties as he is known as a non-controversial BJP politician.

Author: 0 Amit Shah to meet 'opposing' ally Uddhav Thackeray

Thackeray told Shah on Sunday that the Sena would take a decision only after the BJP's nominee for the Presidential election was named. The Shiv Sena had earlier floated the names of RSS Sarsanghachalak Mohan Bhagwat and agriculture scientist MS Swaminathan for the top post.

Global News Britain, EU launch Brexit talks in Brussels
Author: 0 Britain, EU launch Brexit talks in Brussels

Without a majority for her Conservatives in the U.K. Parliament, May now says she will work to reflect the wide range of views on Europe that exist in Britain , a signal her Brexit policies could soften. European stocks rose on Monday, partly on optimism about the talks actually getting underway after months of sniping and uncertainty , analysts said.

Author: 0 Man dies after ramming car carrying explosives into police convoy in Paris

Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said the attacker appeared to have acted deliberately. Collomb said the man's auto was carrying weapons and explosives that could have caused a blast. On Monday, police cordoned off a broad swath of the Champs-Elysees after the latest incident, warning people to avoid the area. A bomb disposal police officer checks a vehicle in a sealed off area on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on Monday.

Global News GST to be launched on June 30 midnight in Parliament
Author: 0 GST to be launched on June 30 midnight in Parliament

The GST regime will be rolled out at the stroke of midnight of June 30 at a special function at Parliament, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced here today. Jaitley said he expected there to be "some challenges" in the short term after the launch, but he dismissed concerns that registering for and complying with the GST would be too hard.

Global News Trump calls reports of obstruction probe a 'witch hunt'
Author: 0 Trump calls reports of obstruction probe a 'witch hunt'

The Washington Post this week reported , not only that the president is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice , but also that the FBI inquiry is examining the business and financial dealings of the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner .

Author: 0 Bodies found on 'ripped' USA destroyer

Cmdr. Ronald Flanders of the U.S. Naval Forces Japan said the focus right now is on the families. The bodies of the sailors are now being transferred to a naval hospital on US soil where they will be identified and at that point, their names will be released.

Author: 0 Reality Winner to Plead Not Guilty of Leaking NSA Document

The federal government has charged her with "removing classified material from a government facility and mailing it to a news outlet ". Russian hackers attacked at least one US voting software supplier days before the 2016 presidential election, according to a classified NSA report leaked Monday, June 5, 2017, that suggests election-related hacking penetrated further into USA voting systems than previously known.

Author: 0 Trump lashes out over Russia probe

The president launched his latest tweetstorm Friday morning, during which he once again blasted the mainstream media, described the probes of his administration as a " witch hunt " and seemingly confirmed that he is now under investigation .

Author: 0 Trump Lawyer Defends His Use Of Social Media

Later in the interview, Cuomo asked Sekulow why Trump's legal team had not directly asked Mueller whether the president was under investigation, suggesting that it was purposefully remaining ignorant on the question. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. " Trump has a compulsion to counter-attack and is very pugnacious". The White House spent the day clarifying that the President was not confirming whether he was indeed under investigation, but ...

Author: 0 Robert Mueller gifts probe to US President Donald Trump for birthday

In an attempt to sound upbeat and to downplay the new developments in a controversy that has now reached the Oval Office, Trump also said that "despite the phony witch Hunt going on in America, the economic & jobs numbers are great". tweet appeared to be principally directed at Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , the number-two official at the Justice Department who authored a memo justifying Comey's firing.

Global News Hospital updates Rep. Scalise's condition while colleagues honor him at baseball game
Author: 0 Hospital updates Rep. Scalise's condition while colleagues honor him at baseball game

Infection remains a considerable risk in the days and weeks during Scalise's extended hospital stay, Sava said . Since then he has had more than one surgery and doctors expect he will continue to have more in the near future. Scalise remains in critical condition in a Washington , D.C. hospital following yesterday's early morning attack during a GOP team baseball practice in Arlington, Virginia.

Author: 0 PM Theresa May confident of securing deal to stay in power

The talks take place in the context of the ongoing negotiations between Prime Minister Theresa May and the DUP to strike a parliamentary deal to support her minority Government. Theresa May has cancelled next year's Queen's Speech to give the Government more time to push through Brexit laws. Speaking in Downing Street alongside Mr Varadka, Mrs May dismissed these concerns as she claimed her government "remains absolutely steadfast" in its commitment to upholding the Good Friday ...

Author: 0 Woman gangraped in moving auto, thrown out of vehicle

A passer-by informed the police and they rushed to the spot. The men took turns to rape the women before dumping her near Kasna police station at Greater Noida . "Some beer bottles were also found from the spot which indicates that the accused persons were inebriated at the time", a senior Greater Noida police officer told PTI .

Global News Humanitarian ship rescues 730 migrants in Mediterranean
Author: 0 Humanitarian ship rescues 730 migrants in Mediterranean

Passing Libyan fishermen rescued the Sudanese pair along with two Nigerian men who were the only other survivors, and put them on another migrant boat. This comes after the Italian Coast Guard said Sunday that it rescued 730 migrants in the central Mediterranean in seven different operations, with the help of Save the Children NGO and Jugend Rettet.

Global News Britain's May Meets with Victims of Deadly High-rise Blaze
Author: 0 Britain's May Meets with Victims of Deadly High-rise Blaze

Cundy said the figure of 58 included that toll given earlier. "And therefore, sadly, I have to assume that they are dead", he said, as quoted by AP. He promised an exhaustive investigation into the fire which would include scrutiny of the renovation works on the block which some experts believe may have left the building more vulnerable to the catastrophic blaze.

Author: 0 Irish, British PMs to meet to talk Brexit, Northen Ireland crisis

Northern Ireland has been without a power-sharing executive since March and without a first and deputy first minister since January. As he travelled to Belfast to participate in negotiations for the first time, Simon Coveney pledged to "spare no effort" in the process to salvage the crisis-hit institutions at Stormont.

Author: 0 Brexit minister Davis: "No doubt" over Britain leaving EU

Two months ago, the Prime Minister could have looked forward to Britain having a strong negotiating hand on Day One of Brexit talks; now it is hard to see how her position could be any weaker. Threats by Britain to walk away without a deal have also anxious European capitals. The Chancellor told BBC One's Andrew Marr Show: "What we put in place may not be a single arrangement that endures forever, it may be an arrangement which lasts for a couple of years as a temporary measure before we ...

Author: 0 Seven Sailors Killed as US Navy Destroyer Collides with a Container Ship

The coast guard initially said the collision occurred at 2:20 a.m., as the Philippine ship had reported it at 2:25 a.m. and said it just happened. Standing before the severely damaged USS Fitzgerald at the vessel's home port in Yokosuka , Japan on June 18, 7th Fleet commander Vice Adm.