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Mueller Hires 13 Lawyers for Special Counsel

Yes, Special Counsel Robert Mueller was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who did write a letter suggesting Comey's firing, but the Special Counsel is there to take over for Rosenstein . Mueller is overseeing a host of investigations involving people who are or were in Trump's orbit, people familiar with the probe were quoted as saying. Read More

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Moment of silence for London fire victims

Moment of silence for London fire victims

The Prime Minister has become the target of anger over her response to the disaster, which has left 58 people presumed dead. Detectives investigating the fire at Grenfell Tower in London say new footage of the gutted building's burned-out interior shows just how hard the task of finding and identifying bodies is proving to be. Read More

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Darjeeling unrest: Will march with bodies of protesters killed, says GJM

So many bombs and arms can not be gathered in a day. They are using the national flag for vandalism. I wonder what is the source of their power. I request them again not to continue agitating behind a veil of false allegations. "Nari Morcha was conducting a peaceful march from several places". "Requisition from the state government has been received". "The police and the security forces should immediately be removed from the hills as a confidence-building measure", Rai said. Read More

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Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill

And I think what this is, Kelly, is Democrats responding to the pressure they're getting from progressive activists who frankly wanted them to be more aggressive all along and that they've anxious that while Republicans have been moving forward with their health care bill, everyone's attention has been focused elsewhere, namely the Russian Federation investigations. Read More

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Woman gang-raped, thrown out of car in Greater Noida

After driving through Delhi, they reached Greater Noida where they threw her out in a dark spot before escaping. As per The Times of India , a passer-by informed the police about the incident. She says she was kidnapped at about 8 pm last night from Gurgaon , home to fancy offices of multi-national firms. According to Kumar, Noida police received a PCR call around 4 am today morning about the woman lying by the road. Read More

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Britain's May Meets with Victims of Deadly High-rise Blaze

Britain's May Meets with Victims of Deadly High-rise Blaze

Five people have been formally identified after the blaze tore through the residential block last Wednesday in west London . May has faced a barrage of criticism for the government's initial response to the tragedy at Grenfell Tower . Meanwhile, dozens of people erupted into Kensington and Chelsea town hall to protest the lack of response following the fire. Victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster who have been left homeless will be given at least £5,500 from an emergency fund, Theresa May ... Read More

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Van Strikes Pedestrians Outside Mosque in London

Van Strikes Pedestrians Outside Mosque in London

The driver, a 48-year-old white male, was grabbed at the scene by locals and pinned down until police arrived. The man arrested over the Finsbury Park attack has been held on suspicion of terrorism and attempted murder . Ivanka Trump on Monday expressed solidarity with worshippers attacked while leaving a London mosque, while her father - usually quick to condemn extremist attacks - was silent for the time being. Read More

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Fakhar, Amir star as Pakistan rout India

Fakhar, Amir star as Pakistan rout India

Jubilant photographs of Pakistan cricket fans dancing in the streets were plastered all over national newspapers Monday after their eighth-ranked team produced a thrilling win against arch-rivals India in the Champions Trophy final . On Zaman, he said: "He is a great impact player, in his first ICC event, he played like a champion , he can be a great player for Pakistan". The way they turned things around, it was incredible. Read More

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Canada releases new defense policy

Canada releases new defense policy

Sajjan, who recently complained about the low level of military expenditure, spoke a day after Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said Canada would have to play a larger global role as the administration of U.S. For far too long, Canada has asked its men and women in uniform to do tough and unsafe jobs while failing to provide them with the modern equipment they need. Read More

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Held Mosul Old City stormed by Iraqi troops

A screening center set up in the compound's fairgrounds sees a constant stream of Iraqis fleeing the battle for Mosul , awaiting their turn to be checked by the Iraqi forces who are searching for suspected Daesh group members. ISIS is also using suicide auto and motorcycle bombs, booby traps, and sniper and mortar fire against the troops. Special forces commander Abdel Ghani al-Asadi told Iraqi state TV he expected a " vicious and tough fight ". Read More

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McCain says 'we have no strategy' to end Afghan stalemate

McCain says 'we have no strategy' to end Afghan stalemate

John McCain , R-Ariz. criticized military strategy in Afghanistan Monday, less than two weeks after three us soldiers were killed in an attack for which the Taliban later claimed responsibility. military official said. He was referring to three USA soldiers who were killed by an Afghan soldier last week in eastern Nangarhar province. The Trump administration recently announced it will send 4,000 more US troops to Afghanistan. Read More

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Trump Tweets About Democrats, Georgia Election

Democrats have plenty of energy around the country, but they've yet to translate that onto the electoral scoreboard, and they need to flip at least 24 GOP-held seats by next November to reclaim a House majority. Handel, 55, is a well-known former board chairwoman of the state's most populous county, Fulton, and also a former Georgia secretary of state. President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence , House Speaker Paul Ryan and two members of Trump's cabinet with Georgia ties - Sonny ... Read More

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Iran fires missiles into Syria in revenge for Tehran attacks

Iran fires missiles into Syria in revenge for Tehran attacks

However, senior Iranian officials have shifted the blame on Saudi Arabia , asserting that the Islamic kingdom was promoting "terrorist attacks in Iran ". " The Saudis and Americans are especially receivers of this message ", he said. Yesterday's strike came after twin attacks in Tehran on June 7 killed 17 people, in the first attacks in Iran claimed by IS. Read More

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

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

Ramazan Sharif of the Guard told state television in a telephone interview. The Guard's website, as well as semi-official news agencies, reported the strikes on Sunday on Deir el-Zour, Syria. The muscle-flexing comes amid the worsening of a long-running feud between Shiite powerhouse Iran and Saudi Arabia, with supports Syrian rebels and has led recent efforts to isolate the Gulf nation of Qatar. Read More

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Shah seeks Sena support for presidential polls

The meeting comes a day after the BJP Chief, who is here on a three-day visit to strengthen the party organisation in the state, said his party would consult its allies before finalising the NDA's presidential candidate. Mumbai: The Shiv Sena today demanded that the old currency notes to the tune of Rs 2,771 crore lying with the district central cooperative (DCC) banks should be exchanged by the Reserve Bank. Read More

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'Are RSS People From Pakistan': BJP Leader To Critics Of President Pick

'Are RSS People From Pakistan': BJP Leader To Critics Of President Pick

If elected, Kovind will be the second Dalit Indian President after K.R. Narayanan. Kovind then drove down to Shah's residence where he was greeted by senior BJP leaders. The Congress was unimpressed, however, and accused the ruling party of making a "unilateral announcement". JDU leader Sharad Yadav said: "We will discuss about the Presidential candidate in the meeting of Opposition parties". Read More

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Mexico Snatches Late 2-2 Draw against Portugal in FIFA Confederations Cup

Portugal's next game is on Wednesday at the Spartak Stadium against Russian Federation, while Mexico will face minnows New Zealand later on the same day at the Fisht Olympic Stadium. "The result was fair as Mexico also played well". Portugal and Mexico both made changes as the hour-mark approached in a bid to find that killer second goal, with Dos Santos and Andre Silva coming on and as the clock ticked, the game began to get stretched. Read More

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Shah meets Uddhav, seeks support for presidential election

Earlier in the day, Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut said Shah called up Thackeray after the NDA's presidential choice was decided by the BJP's parliamentary board meeting, and sought the party's support for Kovind. In 2012, Mukherjee personally called up and later met Thackeray soliciting his support, which the Sena chief offered, going against the BJP-supported NDA candidate, PA Sangma. Read More

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Not much new in Trump's Cuba policy

Such policy characterized the USA approach to Cuba for decades. How will Trump's policy changes affect the USA? It regretted "a reversal in relations between the two countries". "Trump is keeping his promise". In his view, it prevents USA companies from conducting business with companies controlled by the Cuban military. This is likely to affect pending hotel projects with Cuban companies that have ties to the military. Read More

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Trump calls North Korea 'brutal' after US student's death

Experts say it's not uncommon for North Korea to torture foreign prisoners like Warmbier , but it certainly is unprecedented to inflict injuries of this degree, especially to a United States citizen. His parents said he was not responding to verbal commands nor was he able to see. The University of Virginia student had been in a coma since March 2016, shortly after he was sentenced , the family said. Read More

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London crash: Imam saved suspect from beating

Speaking to reporters on Monday afternoon, Mahmoud said he had not been the only one urging restraint. A vehicle struck pedestrians on a north London road early Monday morning, causing several casualties, police said. Five other terrorism plots have been foiled since March, police say. - June 8, 2017: UK Prime Minister There May lost her parliamentary majority in an election held last week that she did not need to call, bringing political turmoil a week before Britain was due to start ... Read More

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Russian Federation to 'target' US-led planes flying over Syria

The agreement was already suspended once this year, after USA conducted missile strikes on the Syrian Ash Sha'irat military airfield in the country's Homs province in April. Speaking in Washington , the top US military officer said the two sides were in delicate discussions to lower tensions. The U.S. anti-ISIS mission noted that it repeatedly warned pro-Syrian regime forces over the now cut deconfliction channel. Read More

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Georgia's special election: What to know

Georgia's special election: What to know

Up until May 19, 2010, one could have looked at the six special U.S. House elections so far that cycle and concluded Democrats were doing fine; Democrats were six for six in mostly friendly districts. They were decimated in November and have since failed to win special Congressional elections in Kansas and again in Montana . At least that's true for Georgia Gov. Read More

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Grenfell Tower: Second victim confirmed as Khadija Saye

Grenfell Tower: Second victim confirmed as Khadija Saye

The number of people who perished in the horrific fire now stands at 17, with that figure expected to rise. Five-year-old Isaac Shawo has been described by his mother as a " beautiful boy ". He said: "Mohammed undertook a risky journey to flee war and death in Syria, only to meet it here in the United Kingdom, in his own home". Dwelling: In This Space We Breathe is now showing at the Venice Biennale , and her research work for this project made such an impression on me. Read More

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