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  • Meira Kumar says Prez must uphold values of pluralism

    And that given the current environment, to give the presidential polls an ideological dimension it would be necessary for the Opposition candidate to be from the same caste. NCP: The party that was maintaining a curious silence so far has shown its support for Meira eventhough the first choice of NCP chief Sharad Pawar was former Maharashtra CM Sushil Kumar Shinde.

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  • Sears to close 20 more stores as crisis continues

    Sears to close 20 more stores as crisis continues

    A Sears spokesman says the stores will close in mid-September; liquidation sales will begin by the end of June. "As a result, we hope to maintain and even grow our relationships with the members who shopped this location". Sears and Kmart will be closing a number of stores in addition to previously announced closings, according to a Business Insider report . Sears Canada filed for protection from its creditors under Canada's Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, the equivalent of Chapter ...

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  • Pak attackers cross LoC, kill 2 Indian soldiers, lose one

    Pak attackers cross LoC, kill 2 Indian soldiers, lose one

    The official said the Indian Army's "Area Domination Patrol" was targeted by the armed intruders and exchange of fire occurred. Army sources told mirror that Pakistan's Border Action Team set up the ambush and waited for a long time for the patrol team, while Pakistani troops attacked forward posts with rockets and mortar bombs along the Line of Control.

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  • Seattle Shooting Raises Questions About Officers' De-Escalation Efforts

    Seattle Shooting Raises Questions About Officers' De-Escalation Efforts

    Ganser, who noted that she had never met Lyles , said she was also diagnosed with a mental illness. In it, screaming and what sounds like jostling can be heard, with officers repeatedly saying "Hey, get back". Moments later, one of the officer reports she has a knife and Lyles is heard in the background. Family members said Lyles was three months pregnant and struggled with mental health issues.

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  • Australian senator moves motion while breastfeeding

    Australian senator moves motion while breastfeeding

    Just a month after Larissa Waters became the first MP to nurse her baby in parliament , she made a decision to address the chamber while breastfeeding her daughter Alia Joy. This is the same Parliament, where back in 2009, Sarah Hanson-Young's two-year-old daughter Kora was taken from her arms and taken away from the Senate chamber.

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  • Memorial for slain Muslim teen Nabra Hassanen set on fire, suspect arrested

    The chief wants anyone with evidence that Hassanen's killing was motivated by hate to come forward. "You can't just say, 'Oh, he didn't say anything against Islam, so no hate crime ,'" Hooper said in the interview. Although she says she's happy living and working here in "the best country in the world" - "the most modern, (with) the most civilized people, the most kind people", she says - she still can't wrap her head around the animosity that some Muslims face.

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  • Pakistan shoots down Iranian drone near border area

    Pakistan shoots down Iranian drone near border area

    The officials said the unmanned aircraft was shot down by a JF-17 in the Parom area of Panjgur district after it ventured "deep inside Pakistani airspace " on a spying mission. No causality has been reported. The Pakistani Air Force initially declined comment, after reports emerged on Tuesday that one of its jets shot down the drone.

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  • Sena to announce its stand on NDA prez nominee tomorrow

    No breakthrough was made in the meeting held between BJP president Amit Shah and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray for seeking the latter's support for presidential poll candidate. Not only the Opposition; Shiv Sena, an ally of the NDA, also alleged that Kovind's name was not discussed with the allies. The Sena had supported Congress candidate Pratibhatai Patil (2007) against the BJP candidate Bhaironsingh Shekhawat and Congress candidate Pranab Mukherjee (2012) against BJPs candidate P A ...

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  • Oregon State Destroys LSU

    Oregon State Destroys LSU

    Grenier and Madrigal scored on a single by Larnach. In the field, LSU's two errors were responsible for two runs scored. Kwan drew a walk, then Madrigal bounced to pitcher Peterson. "The two guys at the top of the order do a great job of getting on, and mine and KJ's job and everybody else's job is to get him in", OSU right fielder Trevor Larnach said after a 2-for-3, 3-RB night.

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  • Poroshenko holding meeting with US Secretary of Energy

    US President Donald Trump greeted his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in the White House on Tuesday, a meeting that came as Washington rolled out more sanctions against pro-Russian rebels, in a diplomatic coup for Kiev. Poroshenko said he was "confident that our effective coordination can bring peace" to his nation, which has been fighting Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine since 2014.

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  • A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems

    Scalise was still in critical condition Thursday night after another surgery , "but has improved in the last 24 hours", according to a statement from the MedStar Washington Hospital Center . Members of Congress have made a point of showing support for Scalise, who remains in the hospital Thursday night. "I ask that you will continue to pray for him and his family, but also for our country".

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  • Several injured after vehicle rams people leaving London mosque

    Several injured after vehicle rams people leaving London mosque

    Police said all of the victims were members of the Muslim community. He said: "The attack unfolded whilst a man was receiving first aid from the public at the scene; sadly, he has died". "I've heard stories form the imam who stopped local residents from understandably taking out their anger on this terrorist", Khan said at a press conference.

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  • Special prosecutor Mueller boosts his team for US Russian investigation

    Kushner's attorney, Jamie Gorelick , told the Washington Post "we don't know what this report refers to". Gorelick added, "Mr. Kushner previously volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about Russia-related matters". On Thursday, the Post reported that Vice President Mike Pence has retained outside counsel to help him weather whatever storm might come his way.

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  • List of GOP congressmen found with baseball practice shooter

    List of GOP congressmen found with baseball practice shooter

    The hospital upgraded the third-ranking Republican leader from critical condition. The president also asked for prayers for lobbyist Matt Mika, also critically wounded during Wednesday's attack on Republican members of Congress who were attacked while practicing for an annual charity baseball game.

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  • London mosque attacker: 'I want to kill all Muslims'

    London mosque attacker: 'I want to kill all Muslims'

    One person was killed and ten more injured when a man driving a white van careered into a group of Muslims on the street after midnight Ramadan prayers. Toufik Kacimi, the chief executive of the Muslim Welfare House, said the man who was arrested had to be rescued by the imam at the centre to stop him being attacked, Sky News reported.

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  • White House Says Trump Won't Fire Special Counsel Leading Russia Probe

    On Monday evening, Chris Ruddy , CEO of the right wing news website Newsmax and loyal friend of the president told PBS News Hour he believed Trump was weighing the option of firing Mueller. Mr Sessions vigorously denied having an undisclosed meeting with Russia's ambassador to the US. Still, he said: " Bob Mueller did a great job as Federal Bureau of Investigation director".

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  • German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit, with conditions

    And since the election results last week that left Prime Minister Theresa May without a parliamentary majority, that chaos and confusion have intensified. Hammond said Britain's position had been set out in a speech by May in January and a letter she sent to European Union leaders in March when she triggered the Brexit process.

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  • Cars 3 speeds past Wonder Woman at North American box office

    Cars 3 speeds past Wonder Woman at North American box office

    Overseas, Cars 3 debuted to $21.3 million from its first handful of territories for a global start of $74.8 million. The second official sequel in the " Cars " franchise is racing to a domestic debut in the high $50 million range, with potential to break the $60 million barrier thanks to Sunday's holiday.

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