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Russian foreign minister calls seizure of United States compounds 'daylight robbery'

Russian foreign minister calls seizure of United States compounds 'daylight robbery' We think that the diplomatic property must be returned without any conditions and talks, ' Peskov said Monday, CNN reported. President Donald Trump has said that removal of the sanctions, including the return of the properties, will not occur until issues regarding Russian Federation and its relationships in Ukraine and Syria are resolved. [Full Article...]

Odisha MLAs cast votes for presidential election

Odisha MLAs cast votes for presidential election By rejecting the party instruction, seven legislators, including six MLAs of Mamata Banerjee led Trinamool Congress (TMC) of the 60 members Tripura assembly, on Monday had voted for National Democratic Alliance ( NDA ) s presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind. [Full Article...]

Brexit talks to start in Brussels

Brexit talks to start in Brussels TONY BLAIR now believes Jeremy Corbyn has what it takes to win a general election - but would leave the country in "real trouble". He suggested that the "will of the people" may be changing as the difficulties of Brexit negotiations become apparent and called for a "proper debate" over the different options, including remaining in a reformed EU. [Full Article...]

Martina Hingis wants Jamie Murray to join forces again after mixed triumph

Martina Hingis wants Jamie Murray to join forces again after mixed triumph Andy was at the All England Club, nervously pacing the locker room during the match. Jamie Murray ensured the family name will be on a Wimbledon trophy for the third time in five years as he and the former world No1 Martina Hingis beat the defending champions Heather Watson and Henri Kontinen of Finland 6-4, 6-4 to win the mixed doubles crown. [Full Article...]

Moped yobs arrested following life-changing acid attacks

Moped yobs arrested following life-changing acid attacks The 16-year-old, who can't be named because of his age, has now been charged with 15 offences , including grievous bodily harm. Subsequently, another boy aged 15 years was also arrested by the police on similar suspicions, reports CNN . [Full Article...]

Acrimony between JD(U), RJD reaches flashpoint

Acrimony between JD(U), RJD reaches flashpoint It is alleged that Tejashwi was granted the ownership of three acres of land at a prime location in Patna in 2004 from a private party, who were given the licence to run two IRCTC hotels in Ranchi and Puri by his father Lalu Yadav, the then Railway Minister. [Full Article...]

Pakistan launches military operation near Afghan border

Pakistan launches military operation near Afghan border Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor , an army spokesman, says an infantry division backed by air force and artillery will clear the Rajgal Valley in the Khyber tribal region. He assured that the decision of the Army Chief will be based on justice. "He said Pakistan and Afghanistan will maintain an open-door policy for cooperation and discussion on bilateral issues to remove" a trust deficit" on the Afghan s... [Full Article...]

Tour de France: Dan Martin's late move moves him to fifth

On that occasion though, the rider in third place, Samuel Sanchez, was two minutes off the lead. As Matt White told Cyclingnews, Froome's rivals will need a significant buffer going into that stage if they're going to win the Tour. "After this, we'll see what the last week holds and what I can do in the Alps". Froome can draw confidence from the fact he's the one now wearing yellow, the fact t... [Full Article...]

Four Men Detained By Police After Woman Found Dead In Melbourne

Four Men Detained By Police After Woman Found Dead In Melbourne The men were part of a group from Sydney and the ACT who were in the city celebrating a Bucks weekend. Authorities were called to the hotel about 8am on Sunday. Other women who stayed at the apartment overnight said they hadn't heard anything suspicious until the sound of sirens at 8am. Initially the homicide squad was investigating, but police now say the woman's death was not suspicious and ... [Full Article...]

Heavy rains forecast in South Odisha districts in next 72 hours

Heavy rains forecast in South Odisha districts in next 72 hours The IAF choppers are being used in Kalyansinghpur block, where people are trapped on rooftops of submerged houses. Rayagada district collector is in charge of the situation. A person died in landslide in Chullibadi village in Kalahandi district. In fact, reports of floodwater entering four other residential schools for tribals in Kalyansinghpur block were received by Rayagada district administra... [Full Article...]

Hammond is wrong, public sector workers are not 'overpaid' - TUC

Hammond is wrong, public sector workers are not 'overpaid' - TUC Although he did not mention any colleagues by name, Brexiters in the cabinet include David Davis, Michael Gove, Chris Grayling , Boris Johnson , Andrea Leadsom and Priti Patel. Tory Philip Hammond refused to deny saying public sector workers are " overpaid " even when the Shadow Chancellor showed him a pay slip from a cleaner who made £297 a week. [Full Article...]

VP Polls: Gopal Krishna Gandhi to File Nomination on July 18

VP Polls: Gopal Krishna Gandhi to File Nomination on July 18 The Congress President said that the numbers might be stacked against the candidates but the battle needed to be fought and fought hard. Ms Gandhi was speaking at a high tea where Opposition presidential and vice-presidential candidates Meira Kumar and Gopal Krishna Gandhi met with MPs from 18 political parties backing them. [Full Article...]

Oscar Winner Martin Landau Passes Away at 89

Oscar Winner Martin Landau Passes Away at 89 Landau won the Oscar and a slew of other prestigious awards for " Ed Wood ", in which he played legendary horror actor Bela Lugosi . The comeback role led to Landau's first Oscar nomination for best supporting actor, though he lost to Kevin Kline's knockout comic turn in A Fish Called Wanda. [Full Article...]

Police release sketch of Delphi suspect

Police release sketch of Delphi suspect The suspect - who is wanted for the deaths of Abigail Joyce Williams, 13, and Liberty Rose Lynn German, 14, whose bodies were found on February 14 in a wooded area near the Delphi Historic Trail in Carroll County - was described by state police as about 5-foot-8 and between 180 to 220 pounds, with reddish brown hair. [Full Article...]

Brexit talks get to 'heart of the matter'

Brexit talks get to 'heart of the matter' The Brexit Secretary is hoping to win round Michel Barnier over Britain's plan to guarantee the future rights of European nationals living in the United Kingdom amid deep divisions back home. "We made a good start last month, and this week we'll be getting into the real substance", Davis was quoted by Reuters as saying ahead of the meeting. [Full Article...]

South Korea proposes military talks with North Korea to ease tensions

South Korea proposes military talks with North Korea to ease tensions Meanwhile, Moon has said peace would require the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. "The President has directed us to not do that and to prepare a range of options, including a military option, which nobody wants to take". [Full Article...]

Gujarat High Court dismisses Essar Steel petition

Gujarat High Court dismisses Essar Steel petition It wasn't very thoughtful of the RBI to have directed NCLT to accord priority to certain cases. The Gujarat High Court's order clears the way for no further challenges by any of the companies going to insolvency courts on the grounds made by Essar Steel. [Full Article...]

Florida woman tried to prevent husband from going on fatal skydive jump

Florida woman tried to prevent husband from going on fatal skydive jump But it was all too late as the suicidal parachuter had just jumped moments before . But by the time her plea reached his plane, Vitantonio had already leapt. A chaplain was called to the scene to let Costansa know that Capotorto had died. As the Washington Post shared, authorities initially thought the incident was a skydiving accident. [Full Article...]

Special EC pens for Presidential poll

Special EC pens for Presidential poll Among state assemblies, Uttar Pradesh has the maximum number of women votes (8,320), followed by West Bengal (6,191) and Madhya Pradesh (4,192), the report added. The JD (S) has chose to support joint Opposition candidate, Meira Kumar . The voting for electing the next President of India is all set to happen on Monday. [Full Article...]

AL edges NL 2-1 to win fifth consecutive All-Star Game

AL edges NL 2-1 to win fifth consecutive All-Star Game Cano's homer came exactly 50 years after the previous extra-inning homer in an All-Star Game, when Tony Perez hit a tiebreaking 15th-inning shot off Catfish Hunter in the NL's 2-1 win at Anaheim, California. Major League Baseball no longer awards home-field advantage for the World Series based on the result of the All-Star Game, ending that policy this year after 14 seasons. [Full Article...]


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