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People What do the general election results mean for a second Scottish referendum?
Author: 0 What do the general election results mean for a second Scottish referendum?

James Kelly, Scottish Labour's General Election campaign manager, said: "It's absolutely clear that the SNP have not listened to the result of the election on Thursday". Proud that @theSNP won the election in Scotland with more MPs than all other parties combined. "Nicola Sturgeon has failed to achieve the "triple lock" on a second referendum, which formed the centrepiece of the SNP manifesto".

Author: 0 North Korea Denies Torturing Otto Warmbier

North Korea has claimed that Otto Warmbier fell ill from botulism and was in a coma after taking a single sleeping pill. The 22-year-old died on June 19, prompting a furious response from the U.S. Now, the official Korean Central News Agency has spoken out, via the Washington Post , to say this tragedy is a total mystery to them. He added, "They're so happy now, because it's more like ...

Author: 0 Michigan airport evacuated after police officer injured

Witnesses said the suspect yelled " Allahu akbar " during the attack, and he later expressed anger about violence in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan in an interview with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Police in Montreal went to an apartment building in the city's Saint Michel area on Wednesday in connection with the stabbing , according to Radio-Canada, the French-language arm of Canada's public broadcaster.

Author: 0 Australia's military resumes air operations over Syria

Despite the recent violence, US officials stressed they have no plans to escalate fighting against the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad . United States central command claimed the jet had dropped bombs near the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces and had been shot down "in collective self-defense".

People BJP demands setting up of fast-track court in lynching case
Author: 0 BJP demands setting up of fast-track court in lynching case

However, a Special Investigation Team has also been formed for a fast track investigation in the case. "Two people were arrested yesterday while three more were arrested today", he said. "His murder is actually a murder of trust", she said. "He termed the deceased DSP as a courageous and honest officer "whose children are unmarried and family is in a state of shock".

People Officer stabbed in Flint expected to make full recovery
Author: 0 Officer stabbed in Flint expected to make full recovery

Reverend Doctor Deborah Conrad, Senior Minister of Woodside Church, hugs a woman after the interfaith prayer service on Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Flint , Mich., for Lt. — Soon after: Neville, despite his wounds, subdues Ftouhi with help from other officers, and Ftouhi is taken into custody. The FBI is investigating the attack as a possible act of terrorism but Gelios says the agency has "no information" that the attack was part of a wider terrorism plot.

Author: 0 U.S. warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

The US has also fired on Syrian government ground forces in the east on two occasions in just the last month. The drone was shot down by a U.S. "This could expose Australia to the risk of potentially clashing with Russian aircraft inadvertently". Any strike on American troops that produces casualties will result in an overwhelming response from the U.S.

People U.S. tries to use better China ties to press North Korea
Author: 0 U.S. tries to use better China ties to press North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had said on Thursday that the United States pressed China to ramp up economic and political pressure on North Korea, during his meeting with top Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs. He paid tribute to tragic Warmbier , 22, who died after being returned to the USA by North Korea in a coma. Beijing, which wants resumed USA negotiations with North Korea, was hoping for "positive outcomes" from Wednesday's dialogue, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman ...

People London tower blocks evacuated for safety
Author: 0 London tower blocks evacuated for safety

The local authority areas with buildings that failed tests include Manchester, Portsmouth, Plymouth, Hounslow, Brent and Camden . Until the sprinklers can be fitted, the council is to "step up fire safety measures" at two high rise blocks in the borough which have been fitted with the unsafe type of external cladding used at Glenfell Tower.

People Mother Whose Children Died In Hot Car In May Arrested
Author: 0 Mother Whose Children Died In Hot Car In May Arrested

Randolph said that both children apparently "took off" and that after searching the area they were found locked inside a small four-door vehicle on the property, according to the release. Authorities in North Texas have arrested a 25-year-old woman for the deaths a month ago of her two children found in a hot auto outside their home.

Author: 0 Rain from tropical storm forecast in West Virginia

Cindy also caused widespread coastal highway and several short-lived tornadoes. Finally, a round of heavy rain appears likely Friday night. That's from cold air from the Great Lakes colliding with Cindy's remnants, clearing them from the region by Saturday .

People Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir
Author: 0 Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Hundreds watched as he was thrashed mercilessly. "A case has been registered by police and investigations are underway to determine the sequence of the events that led to the murder". Speaking to media, Mehbooba said the mob violence will bring back old days of violence back to the state. Pandith was laid to rest on Friday with full honours at the district police lines in the presence of CM Mufti.

Author: 0 Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader

Pelosi's defiant comments came as Democrats remained angry and divided after throwing some $30 million into a House race in Georgia on Tuesday, only to end up with a loss that wasn't even very close. Ossoff regularly attempted to deflect questions about whether he would back Pelosi in the House, saying he hadn't given it any thought. "It certainly boosts Republican morale", said Rep.

People Free Armed Forces Day train travel for active service personnel and veterans
Author: 0 Free Armed Forces Day train travel for active service personnel and veterans

Over 300 events including parades, military displays and community fetes will take place on Saturday. "I am sure that Armed Forces Day events throughout Scotland will be huge successes". Armed Forces Day Parade on Union Street. "To everyone who serves, or has served, the rail industry salutes you". The Prime Minister led the tributes and thanks, saying: "It is wonderful that we mark the tremendous job that our Armed Forces do for us here at home and across the world, helping to keep us ...

Author: 0 Mourners in OH remember USA student held prisoner by North Korea

Vagonis, who dated Warmbier for more than a year before he left for North Korea , recalled how the two met at a party at Warmbier's apartment, where she noticed his "insane" tie collection. This is the end of one great show, but just the beginning to hundreds of new spin-offs", read a quote from Warmbier's graduation speech included in the programme.

People Queen Elizabeth II reported to police for failing to wear seatbelt
Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth II reported to police for failing to wear seatbelt

Tom Donohoe, who is with West Yorkshire Police, told media that he couldn't stress enough that 999 (UK's emergency telephone number) is only for emergencies. Meanwhile, the Queen had announced the government's legislative program for the next two years during Wednesday's speech, including a host of proposed new laws to prepare the nation for a "smooth and orderly" departure from the EU.

People AIADMK Amma Camp to Support NDA's Presidential Nominee Kovind
Author: 0 AIADMK Amma Camp to Support NDA's Presidential Nominee Kovind

Unwilling to support a candidate with an RSS background, the Left parties have shared their own list of candidates with Congress, and the final decision will be taken at an opposition meet on June 22. It is expected that the elite force will guard him till he takes over the office of the first citizen of India, who is also the supreme commander of the armed forces.

People Iran Launches Missiles into Syria targeting ISIS
Author: 0 Iran Launches Missiles into Syria targeting ISIS

Iran's use of missiles, which were fired from the western provinces of Kermanshah and Kurdestan over the Iraqi airspace that is patrolled by US-led coalition forces and into Syria , is likely to create havoc in Washington. Navy's 5th Fleet in Bahrain. Iran's weapons programme is also a major concern for its Sunni arch-rival Saudi Arabia. "International and regional supporters of the terrorists must realise the warning message of the missile operation".

Author: 0 Iranian Official On Syrian Attack: Israel Should 'Worry'

Iranian forces and militants affiliated with Hezbollah , which is backed by Tehran , have launched several strikes on USA -backed forces in Syria in recent weeks, amplifying a growing proxy war between the United States and Iran that threatens to ignite the larger region.

Author: 0 London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns

Georgia Gould , leader of Camden Council , said: "We are absolutely determined to ensure that our residents are safe and we have promised them that we will work with them, continue to act swiftly and be open and transparent". "Preliminary tests show the insulation samples collected from Grenfell tower combusted soon after the test started", McCormack said. McCormack said the police were also considering health and safety breaches against companies, organisations or individuals in relation ...

Author: 0 Afghan auto bomb hits New Kabul Bank in Helmand

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack , but the Taliban insurgents who dominate most of the province have frequently initiated suicide bombings in the capital. Intensified fighting past year forced thousands of people to flee to Lashkar Gah from neighbouring districts. Thousands of worldwide troops remain in the country to train and assist Afghan security forces as well as carry out counterterrorism missions.

Author: 0 Qatari ambassador criticises UAE and Saudi in 9/11-focussed op-ed

The message is the first since the Saudi-led siege of Qatar , a move which has brought Tehran and Doha closer to each other. Qatar denies it backs terror groups and says the decision to isolate it is politically motivated. "The ordeal lasted almost 10 hours during which we faced multiple interrogations and lock-up", he said, expressing gratitude to the Turkish authorities for solving the issue.

People European stocks buoyed by French election outcome
Author: 0 European stocks buoyed by French election outcome

But the results were tempered by a record low turnout of around 43%. Other questionable stances of Macron's include the introduction of a "Buy European Act", which would limit private-public partnerships to companies willing locate at least 50 percent of their production to Europe.

Author: 0 Australia to resume airstrikes in Syria

The area is far from the main battle lines of Syria's civil war . The official said that coalition aircraft made a show of force and conducted a warning maneuver, and the Syrian fighter jet then aborted its trajectory and left the area.

People Moscow accuses US-led coalition of terror 'complicity' over
Author: 0 Moscow accuses US-led coalition of terror 'complicity' over

They are attempting to become an indispensable player in uprooting the extremists from Syria entirely. And on Monday, a USA fighter jet shot down a pro-Syrian regime drone in southeastern Syria . advisers are training Syrian proxies to head northeast toward Deir al-Zour, the region's largest city, controlled by the regime and surrounded by the Islamic State .

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