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Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind leaves for Delhi

Senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya on Monday brushed off the opposition's contention that Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind was picked as the party's Presidential candidate because of his links to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) the ideological mentor of the BJP.

No support if Centre nominated 'Dalit' face for vote bank: Shiv Sena

Harping on the party's pet names - RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and agro-scientist M. S. Swaminathan - Thackeray said Bhagwat was proposed as India is a Hindu nation, but the country has lost a good opportunity by ignoring him. For 6 yrs i served alongside Ramnath Kovind ji in the Rajya Sabha, it was his 2nd term & my 1st. Reacting sharply to this, Thackeray said "if they (BJP) have so much money, they should give it to the farmers and clear their debts".

Britain, EU launch historic Brexit talks in Brussels

Anxious by immigration and loss of sovereignty, Britain voted past year to end its four-decades-old membership of the 28-country bloc - the first state ever to do so - in a shock referendum result. May's election debacle has revived feuding over Europe among Conservatives that her predecessor David Cameron hoped to end by calling the referendum, and leaves European Union leaders unclear on her plan for a "global Britain " which majority regard as pure folly.

Severe weather in NYC region

Numerous showers and thunderstorms will continue to develop ahead of an approaching cold front into this evening. Flash flooding will be a concern, especially for the areas that have seen the heavy rain over the past week. New York City, Washington, D.C . By 8:30 p.m., the outage number dropped below 9,000 customers. A severe thunderstorm watch means that atmospheric conditions are favorable for storms with winds of 60 miles per hour.

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

Daniel Kanter, professor of neurology and director of the Neurocritical Care Program at the University of Cincinnati said in a Thursday press conference. One of Warmbier's high school teachers says he "will be dearly missed". According to the North Korean government, Warmbier was detained because he had stolen a political poster from a restricted floor in his hotel.

Tensions High in London After Van Attack on Muslims

Local youths spoken to by Middle East Eye said they were forced to restrain the alleged attacker themselves for between 10 and 20 minutes. On Monday, police said that all of the victims outside the mosque were from the Muslim community, but it was "too early to tell" if the man who died at the scene did so as a result of the attack.

Video footage helps identify London mosque attacker

The suspect, described as a large white man, was arrested by police on suspicion of attempted murder. Eight of the injured were taken to hospital and two were treated at the scene. He then thanked worshippers who restrained the attacker. May chaired an emergency response meeting Monday morning. British Prime Minister Theresa May visited the mosque Monday and met with religious leaders from multiple backgrounds.

Shabu seized from Maute Group

Authorities have recovered 11 packs of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride, commonly known as shabu, inside the conflict area on Sunday, June 18. "Fuel bombs are also used by Maute members to burn houses and establishments", Herrera pointed out.

Napa police rescue dog left in hot auto

When police arrived and saved the dog, they found the temperature inside the vehicle to be 136 degrees. A thermometer showed the temperature inside that auto to be 136 degrees. The incident remained under investigation. Risky heat to continue through the week in Bay Area Officials said the dog's owner was shopping at the time.

Darjeeling turns into battleground, police firing kills 2 GJM men

The GJM rubbished the allegation, saying Banerjee was trying to malign the Gorkhas fighting for their identity. "We will continue our movement, if police tries to stop us, it will create trouble", Bimal Gurung said. The GJM has long called for a new state of "Gorkhaland" to be carved out of West Bengal . "I have requested that they should not extend any support in Darjeeling ", she said.

Imam hailed as hero for protecting Finsbury Park van attacker

When Ahmed Abubakar arrived at London's Finsbury Park mosque after Ramadan prayers early Monday morning, he found his uncle bleeding from the head while a man pinned to the ground nearby was screaming that he would "kill all Muslims". France and Germany quickly condemned the attack and Egypt's Al-Azhar institution, the leading authority in Sunni Islam, condemned it as "sinful". Police said he has been taken to hospital as a precaution, but will be taken into custody once he is discharged.

SDF to retaliate if Syrian govt attacks again

From now on, all aircraft and drones of the coalition detected west of the Euphrates river will be tracked by Russian air- and ground-based air defence systems as targets, the ministry warned. There are fears Canadian military aircraft operating over Syria could be caught in the middle of a new and potentially explosive dispute between the US and Russian Federation.

London mosque attack suspect arrested on terror grounds

One man was pronounced dead at the scene and eight people were taken to hospital. "One of the things that all these terrorists share is a perverse ideology that wants to fuel division and divide our communities". One said: "He got chucked out as he was so drunk". Mohammed Mahmoud, the imam from the Muslim Welfare House, stepped in to ensure the van driver was not hurt until he was bundled into a police van.

Escalation! US Hits Syrian Jet, Russia Cuts Communications

On June 19, the Russian defense ministry said any US -led coalition plane flying west of the Euphrates river in Syria would be treated as a possible target. In April, Russia briefly suspended cooperation after the USA military fired 59 missiles at a Syrian air base following a chemical weapons attack that Washington blamed on the Assad government.

Russia Blasts US For Shooting Down Syrian Warplane

Now come the tasks of calming an escalating confrontation with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad along with his Iranian and Russian backers and working to return the focus to the war in Syria in which the United States does want to participate - the battle against ISIS.

Cuba: Trump To Curtail US Travel Spending

President Donald Trump on Friday is expected to announce plans to tighten restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and clamp down on USA business dealings with the military, fulfilling a campaign pledge. The venue is named after a leader of the failed US-backed Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba in 1961 against Fidel Castro's revolutionary government. It spent subsequent decades trying to either overthrow the Cuban government or isolate the island, including toughening an economic embargo ...

Van Strikes Pedestrians Outside Mosque in London

The attack was the fourth since March in Britain and the third to involve a vehicle deliberately driven at pedestrians. "A 47-year-old man was arrested for attempted murder and taken to a south London police station where he remains in custody".

Police Officer stabbed during protest in Darjeeling; CM alleges conspiracy

The group has accused police of shooting dead three of its members in Saturday's clashes - a claim which police have strongly denied. One person was killed in the violent protests that returned to Darjeeling on June 8, after a gap of a few years.

NCP won't support NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind

Based on BJD's request many political parties including BJP had supported him. On two occasions in the past, the Shiv Sena had deviated from the NDA line by supporting UPA candidates: in 2007 when Pratibha Patil won the election and in 2012 when incumbent Pranab Mukherjee was elected.

Man Charged In Killing Of Muslim Teenager In Virginia

He said he asked police why the suspect killed his daughter but they wouldn't comment on a potential motive. WRC-TV reported that a baseball bat was recovered in the area - information could not be independently confirmed. Sawsan Gazzar said her daughter had borrowed an abaya from her to wear to Ramadan services at the mosque on Saturday night, as she "wasn't ordinarily religiously observant", according to the newspaper.

Brexit Talks Begin With Tight Schedule Set and Divorce-Bill Disagreement

Both men said they had spent a great deal of time discussing the question of Northern Ireland where all parties seek to uphold the free border. "That position hasn't changed , it's the same as it was before", said Davis, a tough-talking figure in the "Leave" campaign in last year's Brexit referendum.

London mosque attack suspect named by media

The suspect was described by police as a 48-year-old white man, who was taken into custody. The man's name was not released. One man was pronounced dead at the scene of the attack, although he had collapsed before it occurred and police said they were "continuing to establish whether there is any link between his death and the attack".

4 killed in attack by extremists at Mali resort

The recently formed Mali-based Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen extremist group claimed responsibility for the attack, according to SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadi websites. Samake said Monday that the Kangaba attack "bore all the hallmarks" of the Radisson Blu assault. That attack, which killed 20 people, caused the government to instate a state of emergency which has been in place more or less ever since.

Puerto Ricans back full U.S. statehood but vote marred by abstentions

Statehood would allow Puerto Ricans to claim full welfare benefits available to US citizens, but would compel residents to begin paying federal taxes on income obtained on the island. But, this isn't the Caribbean island's first merry-go-round with statehood voting. Many Puerto Ricans appeared to have boycotted the vote, believing the wording was rigged to favor one outcome.

Trump offers assistance to United Kingdom after London Finsbury Park terror attack

A witness told Sky News that two other people fled the scene of the attack , but police said there were no other suspects at present. British Prime Minister Theresa May called the attack near the north London mosque a " sickening " attempt to destroy liberties that unite Britain, such as freedom of worship.

Boeing 737-10 Launching At Paris Air Show

Airbus last week revised down its forecast for the A380 category by six percent to 1,184 aircraft, though at four percent of total deliveries this remains more optimistic than Boeing . The Boeing 737 MAX 10 has been brought to the market to effectively compete with the Airbus A321neo, something the Boeing 737-900 (ER) and Boeing 737 MAX 9 could never do.

UAE Criminalizes Sympathy Towards Qatar, Imposing Up to 15 Years Jail Penalty

Trump's bid to fashion himself as a neutral arbiter among Arab governments departed from his stance only a day earlier, when he left little doubt about where he felt the fault rested. The foreign ministry said: "The aim is clear and it is to impose guardianship on the state". The English Football Association did not comment on the crisisbut the German FA (DFB) president, Reinhard Grindel, said he would discuss it with the German government and Uefa.

Russian opposition leader jailed as tens of thousands protest against corruption

Russian liberal opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny has called his supporters to hold a protest in Tverskaya Street, which leads to the Kremlin, instead of the authorised by Moscow officials Sakharov avenue. Petersburg despite police and weather " - summed up the CNN correspondent on the background of the empty square in the Northern capital. Thousands were detained , including at least 1,000 in Moscow alone.

Led airstrike kills 3 policemen in Afghanistan

At least two Afghan policemen have been killed and at least two wounded by U.S. forces in a so-called friendly fire incident, American officials say. The motivations for such attacks are sometimes unclear, with some resulting from personal conflicts while others may be due to the Taliban's infiltrating the Afghan military.

UK Police Investigating Terror Links as London Mosque Incident Kills One

The worshippers had gathered outside the mosque after breaking the Ramadan fast and observing evening prayers. A man intent on killing Muslims plowed a rented van into the group of Londoners - killing one and injuring 10 more - before jumping out and taunting them with slurs, according to witnesses.

Early Voting Soars 150 Percent — Georgia Special Election

President Donald Trump is attacking Democrats and promoting the Republican running in this week's House runoff election in Georgia. Handel, on the other hand, is running as a traditional southern conservative. The safe money is on Handel. While Ossoff has raised far more money for the race than his Republican rival, Handel has benefited from over $10 million in investments - almost all of which has gone towards attack ads - from GOP entities that have intervened since the first round ...

Dianne Feinstein 'Increasingly Concerned' Donald Trump Will Try to Fire Investigators

He appeared to be referring to Rod Rosenstein , deputy attorney general who is now leading the probe. It wasn't clear whether the president's comment confirming he was under investigation was based on direct knowledge or media reports this week that Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Comey last month.

UK official looking for 'positive' Brexit talks

She added: "I hope that we will reach a good agreement". "While there will undoubtedly be challenging times ahead of us in the negotiations we will do all that we can to ensure that we deliver a deal that works in the best interests of all citizens".

USA troops wounded in apparent insider attack at Afghan base

The others fought a battle with Afghan special forces that had responded to the attack. Security forces are deployed at the site of suicide attacks and an ongoing clash between Taliban insurgents and government forces in the main police station in eastern Paktia province, Afghanistan, Sunday, Jun 18, 2017.

British PM vows to fight terrorism, extremism

Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the " sickening " incident, saying Britain's determination to fight " terrorism , extremism and hatred. must be the same, whoever is responsible". Mrs May was outside Downing Street after chairing a meeting of the government's emergency Cobra committee. Our thoughts are with the family of the victim and all those who are injured .

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