• German Parliament set to vote Friday on gay marriage
German Parliament set to vote Friday on gay marriage

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a reception of the Economy Council of the German Christian Democratic Party in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. President Donald Trump said he would rather see a rich man as a person in charge of the economy, reports DPA, adding that Trump defended the fact that his cabinet is considered to ...

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  • GJM supporters set ablaze GTA office
GJM supporters set ablaze GTA office

Amid reports of sporadic violence in the hills in West Bengal, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Wednesday took out a pro-Gorkhaland rally with Gorkha kids on the streets of Darjeeling . Supporters have reportedly targeted the house of the chairman of a development board in Kalimpong. Summary: President of HPGA Ravinder Singh Rana said the de...

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  • Ohio woman set on fire by ex-boyfriend in 2015 dies
Ohio woman set on fire by ex-boyfriend in 2015 dies

Having suffered fourth- and fifth-degree burns to 80 percent of her body, Malinowski clung to life despite horrific damage that included both of her ears and parts of her fingers being melted off. The bill was unanimously passed in May. Before her death, Judy Malinowski stopped getting medical treatment and was moved to a palliative care facili...

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  • European Union fines Google record $2.7 billion in first antitrust case
European Union fines Google record $2.7 billion in first antitrust case

Commissioner Margrethe Vestager , in charge of competition policy, said Google's innovative products and services had been "a good thing" but its strategy for attracting customers to its online shopping service was not just about being better than rivals.

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  • The travel ban at the Supreme Court
The travel ban at the Supreme Court

President Trump said that the Supreme Court decision was "a clear victory for our national security". The court lifted the lower courts' injunctions and allowed the order's travel ban to go into effect "against foreign nationals overseas who have no connection to the United States at all".

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  • Myanmar journalists charged over visit with ethnic rebels
Myanmar journalists charged over visit with ethnic rebels

Clashes between government troops and loosely allied rebel groups close to Myanmar's border with China have set back peace talks prioritised by Suu Kyi when she took power a year ago. Suu Kyi does not have oversight over the armed forces, but she has not used her party's parliamentary majority to repeal numerous laws used by previous regimes to s...

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  • HSCAP announced plus one second allotment 2017 result on June 26
HSCAP announced plus one second allotment 2017 result on June 26

In the first list, more than 2.8 lakh seats were allotted. So, the candidates who are seeking for Kerala Trial Allotment have to log on to the official web portal. As per the list, there are 54604 seats in the stream of Engineering in 159 colleges across the State while in first allotment the admissions will be open for 33000 seats.

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  • South African court bars schools from promoting any one religion
South African court bars schools from promoting any one religion

The court found that it was against the Education Act to "promote one faith or one religion primarily at the expense of others or allow school staff to do it", Netwerk24 reported. What are your thoughts on the ruling that schools can not promote one religion only? email us and let us know what your thoughts are. Mr Pieterson, who founded Organis...

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  • Adele visits London firefighter in wake of apartment tower disaster
Adele visits London firefighter in wake of apartment tower disaster

People left without belongings, without roofs over their heads, without even basic information about what happened, what they should do and where they could seek help. However, the official Grenfell response team, which acts for local and central government, and various charities and organisations, said: "This is simply not true".

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  • Former homeland secretary says Federal Bureau of Investigation delayed notification of cyber hack
Former homeland secretary says Federal Bureau of Investigation delayed notification of cyber hack

The president highlighted testimony from Obama's Homeland Security Advisor Jeh Johnson as the latest sign that there was no evidence that he colluded with Russian Federation during the election. The intrusion, Johnson said, was " a fact, plain and simple ". "I recall clearly that I was not pleased that we were not in there helping patch thi...

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  • 'Petya' Ransomware hits India's Jawaharlal Nehru Port, operations suspended
'Petya' Ransomware hits India's Jawaharlal Nehru Port, operations suspended

Moller-Maersk at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust near Mumbai. Some 2,000 attacks were observed as of midday in NY on Tuesday , according to Kaspersky Lab . Adrienne Hall, who is the general manager of crisis management at Microsoft, declared that when they reviewed the updates for this month, the team identified some vulnerabilities which...

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  • Trump says Obama 'colluded or obstructed' in 2016 election
Trump says Obama 'colluded or obstructed' in 2016 election

Trump said: ".and did not want to 'rock the boat.' He didn't 'choke, ' he colluded or obstructed, and it did the Dems and Crooked Hillary no good". There is no collusion and no obstruction. Dozens of state officials told NBC News they have seen no major effort from the Trump administration to guard against future cyber attacks, even as a governme...

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  • China blocks Mansarovar yatra after face off with Indian army
China blocks Mansarovar yatra after face off with Indian army

China must force the Indian troops to retreat "by all necessary means" and New Delhi must be "taught the rules", a nationalistic state-run daily here said today amidst a standoff in the Sikkim section of the Sino- India border. "On upcoming actions, we have to depend on what the Indian side will do". "China avoids making an issue of the bord...

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  • UK Parliament Suffered Confirmed Cyberattack On Friday Night
UK Parliament Suffered Confirmed Cyberattack On Friday Night

The attack follows reports that passwords for MPs and officials were being sold online by hackers. Independent Unionist MP for North Down Sylvia Hermon said her email account had not been affected and put her safety down to using complicated passwords.

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  • Assad may be preparing a chemical attack, says US
Assad may be preparing a chemical attack, says US

Mr. Assad conducts another mass murder attack using chemical weapons , he and his military will pay a heavy price", the statement warned . Captain Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, told reporters that what looked like active preparations for a chemical attack were seen at Al Shayrat airfield, which was struck in April by U.S.

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  • Woman set on fire by ex-boyfriend in 2015 dies
Woman set on fire by ex-boyfriend in 2015 dies

According to People magazine, doctors found it hard to close the gaping wounds on Judy's buttocks and back because she could not lay on her stomach over the course of her multiple surgeries. With the help of technology to help her speak and amplify her voice, Judy pushed for the law to help victims of domestic violence. Franklin County Prosecut...

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  • Kushner to broker deal to restart Israeli-Palestinian negotiations
Kushner to broker deal to restart Israeli-Palestinian negotiations

Senior Adviser to the President Jared Kushner , Assistant to the President and Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt , and United States Consul General in Jerusalem Donald Blome met Wednesday with Abbas and senior PA officials in Ramallah.

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  • GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Bill Vote, Endangering 'Obamacare' Repeal
GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Bill Vote, Endangering 'Obamacare' Repeal

Dean Heller, R-Nev., Sen. The Republican Party's long-promised repeal of " Obamacare " stands in limbo after Senate GOP leaders, short of support, abruptly shelved a vote on legislation aimed at redeeming the pledge. Those announcing their opposition Tuesday were Sens. Lindsey Graham said Monday. Conservative Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said he wo...

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  • More UK buildings fail fire tests as politicians trade blame
More UK buildings fail fire tests as politicians trade blame

Mrs May's official spokesman said the national investigation could be conducted as a second phase of the public inquiry already announced into the Grenfell Tower blaze, which claimed the lives of at least 79 people. Many local officials and companies are now scrambling to remove similar cladding to prevent a similar tragedy. At Prime Minister...

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  • Petya ransomware monitored in S. Korea
Petya ransomware monitored in S. Korea

Separately, the Russian oil giant Rosneft announced that its servers has been hit by a "powerful hacking attack", which knocked the company's website offline on Tuesday afternoon. "Once you unleash something that propagates in this manner, it's impossible to control", he said. "We can confirm that a modified EternalBlue exploit is used for prop...

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  • Trump, Modi call North Korea's 'grave threat' to peace -White House
Trump, Modi call North Korea's 'grave threat' to peace -White House

The US President, however, seemed appreciative of the fact that Prime Minister Modi nor his country has any prejudice against the Trump administration nor hold in contempt the ideas he stands for. "Both the Indian and American Constitutions begin with the three beautifulk words - 'We the people'". The vice president emphasized the growing secur...

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  • Trump skips out on hosting Ramadan dinner, breaking with White House tradition
Trump skips out on hosting Ramadan dinner, breaking with White House tradition

Donald Trump has not hosted an iftar dinner during Ramadan, breaking a almost 20-year tradition. While the White House has refrained from commenting on the decision to end the tradition, reports surfaced saying Secretary of State Rex Tillerson rejected the recommendation to celebrate the festival.

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  • Video Shows Disability Advocates Forcibly Removed From Senate Protest
Video Shows Disability Advocates Forcibly Removed From Senate Protest

The controversial new bill would roll back much of the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, by drastically scaling back Medicaid funding that goes towards health coverage for people on a low income and tax credits for middle-class Americans who buy their own healthcare insurance.

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  • India, US Vow to Fight Terror, Boost Economic Cooperation
India, US Vow to Fight Terror, Boost Economic Cooperation

President Donald Trump is congratulating India's prime minister for leading his country toward economic prosperity. While the Trump administration hopes to "deepen" its relationship with India, the official added that they are "also interested in continuing our cooperation with Pakistan" and are "concerned about tensions between Indian and Pa...

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  • Iraqi army wins back Mosul district in battle against Daesh
Iraqi army wins back Mosul district in battle against Daesh

The offensive took a dramatic turn when the ISIS militants exploded the al-Nuri Mosque last week where the ISIS leader declared his so-called caliphate about three years ago. Meanwhile, there are also concerns that the militant groups that are fighting on the sidelines of the Iraqi forces could be entangled in a fight to control cities that have be...

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  • Angela Merkel Has Opened The Door To Same-Sex Marriage In Germany
Angela Merkel Has Opened The Door To Same-Sex Marriage In Germany

Her comment came ahead of Germany's September 24 election in which all of Merkel's potential coalition partners, including the center-left Social Democrats of her challenger, Martin Schulz , are calling for same-sex marriage to be legalized.

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  • Obama and family move from Bali to Java on Indonesia trip
Obama and family move from Bali to Java on Indonesia trip

Former President Barack Obama and his family wrapped up their five-day vacation on Indonesia's resort island of Bali and headed to the historic city of Yogyakarta on Wednesday during a nostalgic trip to the country where Obama lived for several years as a child.

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  • New highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples networks
New highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples networks

This appears to be a complex attack which involves several attack vectors. METRO: Germany's Metro said its wholesale stores in the Ukraine had been hit by a cyber attack and the retailer was assessing the impact. Zhora's firm did triage on a well-coordinated attack blamed on pro-Russian hackers that tried to thwart the country's May 2014 ...

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  • Pew survey: USA global image plummets
Pew survey: USA global image plummets

The ratings of the USA president fell in every country surveyed (including America's allies in Europe and Asia) apart from Russian Federation and Israel . By comparison, 93 per cent of Swedes had confidence in Obama and only 10 percent feel the same way about Trump. In Germany, the confidence rating plummeted from 86 percent in 2016 to 11 percent ...

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  • Russian Federation denies confirmation of Baghdadi's killing
Russian Federation denies confirmation of Baghdadi's killing

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Friday that he could not definitively confirm that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a Russian airstrike , according to reports . "I think they've just received some intelligence from a source they consider reliable and chose to share that with the world". The agency says that under al-...

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  • Mattis: US arms for Syrian Kurds will continue after Raqqa
Mattis: US arms for Syrian Kurds will continue after Raqqa

The two groups said the US -led coalition was behind the strike, though it's unclear how they identified the aircraft responsible. Col. Dillon insisted that a concerted effort to move against ISIS "is not a bad sign", though this claim likely sounds particularly galling after the last several weeks, in which the U.S.

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  • Sonia Gandhi To Chair Opposition Meeting Today To Decide Presidential Candidate
Sonia Gandhi To Chair Opposition Meeting Today To Decide Presidential Candidate

Kovind's RSS background and reports that the Congress may also field a Dalit candidate. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, however, though stopping short of fully endorsing Kovind, has expressed his satisfaction with the NDA's choice saying it would be a matter of great pride if the Bihar Governor becomes the next President of India.

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  • North Korea says it kept Warmbier alive, blames Obama for his death
North Korea says it kept Warmbier alive, blames Obama for his death

The University of DE is distancing itself from comments made by an adjunct professor after she said a college student who died after being held by North Korea "got exactly what he deserved". But Warmbier died soon after his return to OH, and his family and some American officials have blamed North Korea in what the reclusive country has describe...

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  • Clinton campaign chief has closed-door talk with House panel
Clinton campaign chief has closed-door talk with House panel

Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign chairman, John Podesta , went to Capitol Hill on Tuesday for a closed-door hearing with the House Intelligence Committee investigating Russian interference in the election. Stone has long wanted to talk to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and has been cooperating with the Senate and House intelligence committe...

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  • 'US warning of possible Syrian chemical attack is provocation'
'US warning of possible Syrian chemical attack is provocation'

Press secretary Sean Spicer issued a statement Monday night saying the US has "potential" evidence the Assad regime is preparing another chemical attack like the one that took place in early April. A senior Russian lawmaker accused the United States of using the declaration about chemical weapons to plan an attack on Syria . Trump ap...

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