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India successfully launches its heaviest rocket GSLV MkIII-D1, scripts history

GSLV-Mark III, a heavy lift rocket capable of carrying humans, will place the 3,136-kg GSAT-19 communication satellite at a distance of 36,000 km from earth. Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the scientists behind the launch and said it took India closer to the next generation of launch capabilities. [Full Article...]

Australian police conducting 'counter-terrorism' raids

Australian police conducting 'counter-terrorism' raids Police forced entry into a Housing Commission flat in Ascot Vale and items were being bagged as evidence by police. "I look forward to the first ministers today agreeing that there will be a strong presumption against bail or parole for persons who have shown support for, or have had links to, terrorism or violent extremism", he said. [Full Article...]

India Beat Pakistan by 124 Runs, Man of the Match Yuvaraj Singh

India Beat Pakistan by 124 Runs, Man of the Match Yuvaraj Singh The Indian batsmen remained focussed despite the rain breaks with Rohit Sharma (91 of 119), Shikhar Dhawan (68 of 65), Kohli (81 not out off 68) and Yuvraj rising to the occasion in a game reduced to 48 overs a side. We thought we had an attack that could really attack them and put them under pressure. "It's a clinical performance from us and from the team's point of view, it is indeed a very ... [Full Article...]

Theresa May Criticizes Trump for Sparring With London Mayor

It's unclear whether the dispute will have any broader implications for the visit agreed to during Prime Minister Theresa May's January visit to Washington. "No, that's not what I said", Donald Trump Jr. responded. And as the president of the world's superpower, Mr Trump should be advised to do the same: to think before he tweets. [Full Article...]

Michael Bloomberg says USA does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

Michael Bloomberg says USA does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement In 2014 Kerrry said climate change is as big a threat to the U.S.as terrorism, poverty and weapons of mass destruction. A number of its members, including ExxonMobil Corp. Haley's comments are the closest acknowledgment by an administration official since Trump took office that the President - who has called climate change a "hoax" on multiple occasions - believes global warming is occurring a... [Full Article...]

Election 2017 exit poll: Conservatives largest party but short of majority

Election 2017 exit poll: Conservatives largest party but short of majority As the respective campaign trails ended, it emerged that Theresa May visited a greater range of seats than any other party leader by travelling to 68 different constituencies during the seven-week election campaign, new analysis shows. And Tim Farron's party also took Bath back from Conservatives . In Ms Lucas's own seat of Brighton Pavilion, for example, the Lib Dems stepped aside, whilst th... [Full Article...]

Seven pictures of dogs at polling stations

Seven pictures of dogs at polling stations The damp weather didn't put them off as Wyre Forest District Council chief executive Ian Miller tweeted a picture of Chester the dog dressed up in his coat. And it's not just dogs getting in on the voting action. The Electoral Commission advises that while voters are welcome to bring their dogs, unless they're a guide dog, they may have to be left outside. [Full Article...]

Lawyer denies US President Donald Trump obstructed Federal Bureau of Investigation, demanded loyalty

Former FBI director James Comey is sworn in before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill in Washington , Thursday, June 8, 2017 . "Lordy, I hope there are tapes [of that conversation]", Comey said about the encounter, referring to Trump tweets in May indicating that he had recordings of the conversation. [Full Article...]

Jake Guentzel's two goals lead Penguins to Game 2 victory over Predators

Jake Guentzel's two goals lead Penguins to Game 2 victory over Predators The Penguins lead 4-1 late in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final after a three-goal flurry in the first 3:18 of the third period against Nashville. It was 5-1 at that time, but game officials wiped out the fifth goal on an off- sides call against the Penguins. "So at the end of each period, it's a big point in any game, and we were able to weather that storm and kind of go from there". [Full Article...]

Third London Attacks Suspect Reportedly Italian-Moroccan

An undated handout picture released by the British Metropolitan Police Service in London on June 5, 2017 shows Khuram Shazad Butt (L) and Rachid Redouane from Barking, east London , believed by police to be two of the three attackers in the June 3 terror attack on London Bridge. [Full Article...]

White House hits back at Comey: 'The president is not a liar'

White House hits back at Comey: 'The president is not a liar' The attorney reiterated what Trump wrote in his letter dismissing Comey: that on multiple occassions, Comey informed Trump he was not the subject of an ongoing investigation. Trump's elder son was active on Twitter , however, defending his dad. Comey told Sen. Jim Risch he took Trump's comment that it was his "hope" the investigation could be dropped "as a direction". [Full Article...]

UAE closes down Qatar Airways offices inside its borders

Senegal said on Wednesday it would recall its ambassador in Qatar and expressed its "active solidarity" with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries which have cut ties to Qatar. Qatar has for years parlayed its enormous gas wealth and media influence into a broad influence in the region. Qatar's stock index was down 1.15 percent after plummeting 8.7 percent over the last two days. [Full Article...]

Trump Calls For Arab Unity After Seeming To Back Split With Qatar

UAE carriers Emirates, Etihad, flydubai and Air Arabia, as well as Saudi Airlines had all announced the suspension of flights to and from Qatar as of Tuesday morning. "Whatever has been thrown as an accusation is all based on misinformation and we think that the entire crisis being based on misinformation", Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani told CNN . [Full Article...]

7 takeaways from Comey's extraordinary testimony about what Trump told him

Comey, fired by President Trump in early May, was making his first public comments since being dismissed from leading the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Discussing the Oval Office meeting where Comey says Trump asked him to back off Flynn, Feinstein asked: "Why didn't you stop and say, 'Mr". Dianne Feinstein of California asked: "Why didn't you stop and say, 'Mr". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom election: Polls open amid heightened security following London terror attack

He said the SNP would still win the election in Scotland, despite the exit poll forecasting substantial losses. Before the election, May had a majority of 12 seats, won in 2015 under Conservative Party leader David Cameron, who stepped down after losing the Brexit vote. [Full Article...]

Trio detained by anti-terror police in east London following armed raids

Trio detained by anti-terror police in east London following armed raids A British Transport Police Officer who was injured in the London Bridge attack has said he is sorry he couldn't do more. United Kingdom security was on high alert following the attack at London Bridge, in which eight people were killed and over 50 others injured when three assailants mowed down pedestrians on the bridge and then launched a stabbing rampage at the nearby Borough Market. [Full Article...]

ISIS killed more than 200 civilians over three days, UN says

ISIS killed more than 200 civilians over three days, UN says On Saturday, the Islamic State fatally shot at least 41 civilians, also in al-Shifa, as they attempted to flee to locations secured by Iraqi forces. Several reports in recent weeks, including Pentagon investigations , have found that civilians have repeatedly been killed by air strikes from the anti-ISIS coalition supporting Iraqi troops. [Full Article...]

French Pres. Macron: Long Handshake With Trump 'Not Innocent'

French Pres. Macron: Long Handshake With Trump 'Not Innocent' Emmanuel Macron is the new French president, and the latest victim of Donald Trump's ruthless handshake. Macron, who at 39 is France's youngest leader, may have been well-prepared for his American counterpart's strong-arm handshake and simply held on tighter than Trump, 70. [Full Article...]

USA will lose world leadership with Trump move on Paris

The mother of a USA government contractor charged with leaking classified documents to a news organization worries that prosecutors will make an example out of her daughter "because of the political climate right". What is more interesting is that state governments in the U.S. are ready to bypass the federal withdrawal. In addition, nations - inspired by the actions of local and regional gover... [Full Article...]

Palestinian lawmakers from Hamas say Abbas halted salaries

Taking a strong stance on Israel's security, Netanyahu said that despite the close alliance with the United States and the American military aid, the main lesson from the 1967 war is that Israel ultimately can rely only on itself for its defense. [Full Article...]


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