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Kerala HC rejects stay on Centre's cattle ban

Kerala HC rejects stay on Centre's cattle ban

The petition was filed by Congress legislator Hibi Eden and a group of beef traders in Kozhikode. It may be noted that the Madras High Court has already put a four-week stay on the ban , and also given the Tamil Nadu and Central governments four weeks' time to respond to the notices it has sent to them. Read More

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Now NGH BJP leader quits over cow slaughter row

Now NGH BJP leader quits over cow slaughter row

The resignation of Bachu Marak - a senior leader of the party in the North Garo Hills today - has triggered a crisis. According to data released by National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) in 2014, all eight Northeastern states except Tripura were among the top 10 most frequent consumers of beef or buffalo in the country. Read More

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Duterte to extremists: No talks even if you kill hostages

At one point, a gunman perched near the top of a building aimed a rifle at him and ordered him to put his weapon on the ground, Balo said. The AFP was not sold on the idea of a temporary cease-fire because it doubted the sincerity of the otehr side, and feared that the lull would allow the enemy to rest, regroup and find better vantage points to attack government troops. Read More

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Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit concert goes on

In this handout provided by "One Love Manchester" benefit concert Ariana Grande performs on stage on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. It sucked. Grande canceled upcoming shows in London and Switzerland to prepare for Sunday's " One Love Manchester " concert. "Manchester, we're gonna be all right", she yelled. Read More

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Death toll rises to eight in London Bridge attack

Death toll rises to eight in London Bridge attack

British police said on Tuesday they believed Zaghba to be the third attacker, that he was an Italian national of Moroccan descent and that his family had been informed. Security has become a key issue in the run-up to Thursday's general election. But police said that they had no warning of a plot and that their investigation of Butt had been shelved. Read More

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Germany withdraws troops from base in Turkey

Germany withdraws troops from base in Turkey

Issues fueling the tension between Germany and Turkey include Berlin's criticism of Turkey's crackdown on alleged anti-government activists in the wake of a failed military coup a year ago. A previous standoff over Incirlik past year was eventually resolved. "This can also lead to a situation where we don't constantly have to engage in confrontation with Turkey on this issue", Merkel told reporters in Berlin. Read More

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Ex-Finance employee identified as Resorts World gunman

Ex-Finance employee identified as Resorts World gunman

Carlos had entered the capital's Resorts World Casino and began shooting, before setting fire to a gaming room. Police Gen. Oscar Albayalde gestures during a news conference on the attack by a gunman at Resorts World Manila complex where a security video of the attack was made public, during a news conference in Pasay, Philippines, Saturday, June 3, 2017. Read More

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Nicola Sturgeon stands by referendum claims

You and I spoke the day after the European Union referendum and you told me then you thought the change taken by Brexit meant that you thought Labour should stop opposing a referendum. Tomkins said it "holes Scottish Labour's entire campaign below the waterline". I do not see the urgency or the need for an independence referendum. Read More

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UK Police Name Two London Attack Suspects

Redouane was 30 and "claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan", national counter-terrorism police chief Mark Rowley said in a statement . Khuram Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba stabbed revellers in Borough Market , shouting: "This is for Allah", and wearing hoax bomb belts. Read More

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London police pressed to explain 'Jihadi Next Door' case

All three attackers were killed by police officers after mowing down pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing people in adjacent Borough Market , an area bustling with bars and restaurants. Two additional addresses were searched on Monday. The pair and one other man were shot dead by police after killing seven people and injuring 48. Thomas was with his girlfriend Christine Delcros who was also hit and is in hospital in London . Read More

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UK PM May's Lead Over Labour Nearly Halves to 8 Points

UK PM May's Lead Over Labour Nearly Halves to 8 Points

The further drop comes after a YouGov poll conducted for the Times showed the Conservative's lead is down to just 3%. The poll highlighted the damage done to the support for the Conservative Party over plans on social care of older people: the government had said that the elderly would have to pay the full cost of their care, whether or not they stayed at home or in a care home, until they were down to their last £1,00,000 of asset. Read More

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London Police Arrest Another Attack Suspect

London Police Arrest Another Attack Suspect

Moments later, three men got out of the vehicle at nearby Borough Market and began stabbing passersby at random, including a police officer, who was seriously injured, according to authorities. Britain's official terrorism threat level was raised from "severe" to "critical" after the Manchester attack , meaning an attack may be imminent. Like Butt and Redouane, he lived in east London . Read More

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London police arrest more suspects in bridge attack

London police arrest more suspects in bridge attack

A van veered off the road and barreled into pedestrians on London Bridge , and then three men fled the van and attacked people in nearby Borough Market. Ken Chigbo, 26, who lives in the same building, described him as "really sociable" and said Abz had invited him to a barbecue just last week. "We grieve with the families and friends of those who have lost loved ones, and wish all those injured a speedy and full recovery", Trudeau said. Read More

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Sadiq Khan spat continues Trump's bad few weeks with Europe

Sadiq Khan spat continues Trump's bad few weeks with Europe

Yesterday, a spokesperson for London Mayor Sadiq Khan said the American president had "deliberately" taken his comments following the attack out of context . "One of the things the police, all of us need to do is make sure we're as safe as we possibly can be", Khan said. He said Britain's relationship with the USA should be like a close friendship: "you stand with them in times of adversity and call them out when they're wrong and there are many things about which Donald Trump is ... Read More

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Woman jumps in front of vehicle to save boy

Woman jumps in front of vehicle to save boy

However, the vehicle was too fast and both were slammed onto the wall after being thrown into the air momentarily. His brother was also injured in the crash. "That's what she is", Perez said. According to the report, doctors initially thought they would be forced to amputate both of the child's legs, but surgeons managed to save them both after hours of operating. Read More

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