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IRGC foils terrorist attack on border post in southeastern Iran

IRGC foils terrorist attack on border post in southeastern Iran In April 2017, ten Iranians were killed by militants in Mirjaveh. Iranian force then arrested five people, while the remaining eight disappeared after crossing the border. Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said in a statement that the terrorist team from inside Pakistan attacked the watchtower belonging to the Iranian Border Guard at 01:30 a.m. [Full Article...]

European Commission Expected to Recommend Opening of Accession Negotiations

European Commission Expected to Recommend Opening of Accession Negotiations Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev , whose country's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation membership bid has also been held up by the row, said his government wanted to resolve the dispute as soon as possible. It says Serbia needs to make progress in particular in "creating an enabling environment for freedom of expression, in strengthening the independence and overall efficiency of the judicial ... [Full Article...]

ESPN, FOX Sports make joint bid for UFC media rights

ESPN, FOX Sports make joint bid for UFC media rights The Ultimate Fighting Championship could have two broadcast partners after its current deal with Fox comes to an end. FOX and Disney - ESPN's overlord - have competed for media rights in the past, although the former is now selling the latter several of its entertainment divisions, Variety reports . [Full Article...]

Tamil Nadu sex scandal: Governor rules out resignation

Tamil Nadu sex scandal: Governor rules out resignation While addressing reporters in Trichy on Tuesday, he urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to order a CBI inquiry to investigate the entire appointments made in the department of higher education after Governor Banwarilal took over his chair in Tamil Nadu . [Full Article...]

SC/ST Act: Tamil Nadu Govt. to File Review Petition

SC/ST Act: Tamil Nadu Govt. to File Review Petition Close on the heels of Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan favouring the inclusion of SC/ST Act and reservations for Dalits in Ninth Schedule of the Constitution so that they can not be challenged in a court of law, DMK working president M. Krishnan, former Secretary, Ministry of welfare and member of the National Monitoring Committee for Education of SCs, STs and Persons with Disabilities. [Full Article...]

High winds cause dust storms in southern Colorado

High winds cause dust storms in southern Colorado Very windy and cooler Tuesday with high fire danger. Thanks to a cold front the temps and fire danger will drop on Wednesday with lows returning to the 40s and highs Wednesday in the 70s, but there will still be elevated fire danger due to the drought conditions. [Full Article...]

Tripura: Internet existed since Mahabharata era- Biplab Deb

Tripura: Internet existed since Mahabharata era- Biplab Deb Guwahati: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb on Tuesday came with a new scientific theory about the origin and evolution of internet when he claimed that internet and satellite existed since the Mahabharata era. "Even the European countries can claim that they have invented the technology but in reality, the technology was ours". The new chief minister, who has just completed one month in of... [Full Article...]

Revolt builds against California effort to protect illegals

Revolt builds against California effort to protect illegals The decision by San Diego County's all-Republican Board of Supervisors comes amid a growing conservative backlash in California against the Democratic governor's stance on immigration enforcement. Jerry Brown rejected terms of the National Guard's initial deployment to the Mexican border, more and more cities are rejecting the state's sanctuary city laws. [Full Article...]

Mitch McConnell: Law to Protect Mueller Probe 'Not Necessary'

Mitch McConnell: Law to Protect Mueller Probe 'Not Necessary' McConnell's comments come as Trump has lashed out at Mueller following the FBI's raid on the offices and hotel room of his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen. McConnell said Tuesday on Fox News. Even before McConnell's remarks, the bill faced an uphill climb to passing the Senate, much less becoming law. The bill would also provide the special counsel a 10-day window during which the special cou... [Full Article...]

Poland illegally cut down ancient forest

Poland illegally cut down ancient forest A UNESCO World Heritage site, Bialowieza, which straddles the border with Belarus, is one of Europe's last primaeval forests and home to its largest herd of the almost extinct European bison. After failing to come to an understanding, the European Commission asked the Court of Justice of the European Union to rule on the matter. In 2016, the Polish environment minister authorized an increase of ... [Full Article...]

Two fires burning in Douglas County

Two fires burning in Douglas County Wildland firefighters from the Pike and San Isabel National Forests are assisting with the Rampart 67 Fire. As of 11 a.m., Larkspur's fire chief said the Tomah Road fire was being mopped up. The fire was estimated to be about three quarters of an acre in size. Surrounding homes were evacuated as firefighters contended with high winds. Tomah Road was closed west of the fire at Bear Dance Drive. [Full Article...]

France earmarks €50 million for new Syria aid projects

France earmarks €50 million for new Syria aid projects They argue that Macron will need to join or form a group if he is serious about exerting influence on European politics, because it is the only way to secure official funding and nominate a Spitzenkandidat in next year's campaign. "There are people who work hard and who don't make enough money", he said, adding that some tax cuts will help increase wages. Macron told EU lawmakers Tuesday tha... [Full Article...]

Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt resigns

Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt resigns But he didn't back away from the main thrust of his comments on Friday, saying Tuesday that he'd seen reports that "many, many people" lost their jobs staying home to care for children during a West Virginia teacher work action. Parkinson was previously secretary of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet. Seymore cited falling test scores across the state and limitations of urban schools to furt... [Full Article...]

Kendrick Lamar Wins The Pulitzer Prize For Music

Kendrick Lamar Wins The Pulitzer Prize For Music Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music for his DAMN album - and made history as the first rapper to win the prestigious prize in its 75-year history . Need we say more? Kantor posted on Twitter that she and Twohey threw a "secret Pulitzer celebration" with their young daughters, "who inspired - and interrupted - our journalism". [Full Article...]

Coroner IDs executive killed at casino picnic

Coroner IDs executive killed at casino picnic Ray Spencer said at a press conference as he noted that investigators have deemed the shooting "workplace violence". Ray Spencer, a man walked up to the picnic table and shot two people - at least one a Venetian executive, although later reports suggest both - shortly before 6pm yesterday, a woman in her 50s later dying in hospital while the man was said to be in critical condition. [Full Article...]

Horrific! 8-year-old girl allegedly raped and killed in Etah

Horrific! 8-year-old girl allegedly raped and killed in Etah The body of the girl was found at an under-construction house in the vicinity of the marriage venue. On April 11, in Etah, a dalit girl charged a man of a particular community for allegedly raping her by offering a sedated food. Irate members of the girl's family blocked a road and demanded that the accused be handed over to them. "But, going by the sudden spurt of incidents, I feel that even th... [Full Article...]

Saudis In Talks With US On Syria Deployment

Saudis In Talks With US On Syria Deployment During a press conference with Baltic leaders, Trump suggested the USA could extend its military presence in Syria if other Arab states, like Saudi Arabia, paid for it. Jubeir emphasised that the proposal to send its troops as part of a broader global coalition was "not new". Saudi Arabia would be prepared to send troops into Syria as part of the US -led coalition if a decision was taken to wide... [Full Article...]

New Footage From Stephon Clark Shooting Shows Secrecy & Incompetence From Officers

New Footage From Stephon Clark Shooting Shows Secrecy & Incompetence From Officers As a quick recap , police were called to the scene after someone told dispatchers that a thief was in the area moving through backyards. Newly released video footage of the Stephon Clark shooting in Northern California appears to show police officers waiting five minutes to provide medical assistance. [Full Article...]

Athletes wave goodbye to Gold Coast after most successful Commonwealth Games

Athletes wave goodbye to Gold Coast after most successful Commonwealth Games Radio Sport's Marc Peard told Kate Hawkesby he understands why athletes didn't want to stick around. "I thought that was really, really cool". "We got that wrong". "People are thinking that Channel Seven has chosen not to show pictures of athletes or not to show the flag bearer, Kurt Fearnley". "Should they have been part of the actual ceremony that was broadcast?" However, having them come in... [Full Article...]

British PM says sorry for treatment of Caribbean immigrants

British PM says sorry for treatment of Caribbean immigrants This is a day of national shame and it has come about because of a hostile environment policy that was begun under her prime minister. The Tottenham MP said it was "inhumane and cruel" that it had taken the government so long to act. "My whole life sunk right down to my feet". "I am very sorry for any confusion or anxiety felt", she said. When asked how numerous Windrush generation had been ... [Full Article...]


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