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People Alexi Navalny, Vladimir Putin foe, in jail again with protesters
Author: 0 Alexi Navalny, Vladimir Putin foe, in jail again with protesters

Hundreds of protesters had been also detained during the March rallies against corruption. Russia protest - 3 Riot police detain Russian opposition figure Ilya Yashin during an anti-corruption protest organised by opposition leader Alexei Navalny , in central Moscow , Russia, Jun 12, 2017.

People Gunman shooting at baseball practice field dead
Author: 0 Gunman shooting at baseball practice field dead

Republican and Democratic team members set aside partisan politics Thursday night to play the game, and said they are competing as one - Team Scalise . The shooting happened in the dugout at a baseball field during a practice ahead of tomorrow's annual congressional baseball game. " I want to thank Members of Congress, their staffs, and baseball fans across the country for supporting tonight's Congressional Baseball Game ".

Author: 0 Bill Cosby sex case jury to resume deliberations

The Pittsburgh-area jury has been away from home for more than a week and was in the courthouse for about 14 hours Monday through a brief defense case and closing arguments. At one point he stood at the witness box and rested his head in his hand; another time he crouched down and got very close to Cosby's face as he made a point.

Author: 0 North Korea Demands Women 'Abducted' by South Korea Are Sent Back

The agreement was not a peace treaty and, technically, war could resume between the United States and North Korea. Moon pledged that Seoul would work to implement pre-existing agreements between the two Koreas, describing them as an "important asset that must be respected even if the regime is changed".

Author: 0 UK prime minister, N Ireland party to hold alliance talks

She thought she knew. Instead, the shock outcome has left May weakened among her Conservative Party and thrown open her Brexit strategy to criticism from peers, some of whom want to ditch the current plan to leave the European Union single market and customs union.

People London fire death toll raised to 17, no more survivors expected
Author: 0 London fire death toll raised to 17, no more survivors expected

Fire experts say the investigators will need to look at what materials were used and who approved their use. A Labour MP for Tottenham, David Lammy , said on Thursday that a close friend of his family, Khadija Saye, a 24-year-old artist, and her mother Mary were missing after the blaze.

Author: 0 Putin Offers Political Asylum To James Comey, Citing Potential Prosecution In US

Putin also said that Comey has so far presented no evidence to prove that Russia had meddled in the usa presidential election, saying Washington had tried to influence Russian elections for years. "I am quite sure there is no other way than just to sustain the dialogue further, especially continue talking on non-proliferation, on containment of weapons of mass destruction, on anti-terrorist activities, on all other issues of security of mutual concern - this can not be sustained without ...

People Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues
Author: 0 Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues

Sessions was scheduled to testify before Congress on Tuesday for the first time since he was confirmed as attorney general in February. The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee comes one week after former FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from an investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election.

People Sanders: Sickened at shooting attack by possible supporter
Author: 0 Sanders: Sickened at shooting attack by possible supporter

Officials said Hodgkinson has been identified as the man who opened fire on Republican lawmakers. The suspect, James Hodgkinson , was killed when officers returned fire. Kristina Scrimshaw, a bartender at the Pork Barrel BBQ restaurant a few blocks from the shooting scene, said Hodgkinson had become something of a regular in recent weeks.

People S'pore 7th in global innovation index
Author: 0 S'pore 7th in global innovation index

High-income economies took 24 of the top 25 spots, with China the exception at 22. While the top 10 is comprised of the same jurisdictions as a year ago, high innovation performance amongst Sub-Saharan African countries, relative to development, is a notable trend.

People IS claims it's taken bin Laden's Afghan hideout of Tora Bora
Author: 0 IS claims it's taken bin Laden's Afghan hideout of Tora Bora

It appears as though the attack was eventually repelled, but officials said land surrounding the cave network had been taken by Isis. "Holding this territory will be an expensive venture and Isis does not really have the ability to hold Tora Bora for long, hence the reason why the Taliban would quickly refute this claim".

People Bill Cosby jury begins Day 3 of deliberations
Author: 0 Bill Cosby jury begins Day 3 of deliberations

Downtown Norristown, where the famous comedian is awaiting a verdict in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County courthouse, is a rundown suburb dotted with row homes, a few automotive shops, and fast food restaurants. "It wasn't an angry stop". I pray for her. Prosecutors have portrayed Constand as a fearless victim seeking justice. Brian McMonagle , one of Cosby's lawyers, highlighted Constand's inconsistencies.

Author: 0 Puerto Rico votes in favor of US statehood

Congress has the power to change the territory's political status. More than 97 percent of Puerto Ricans who cast ballots in the non-binding plebiscite chose statehood. Twenty-three percent of eligible voters participated in Sunday's referendum, with 97 percent choosing statehood over independence or continuation of Puerto Rico's territorial status.

People Congressional shooting won't stop annual baseball game
Author: 0 Congressional shooting won't stop annual baseball game

She said she was at her apartment at the time. "People think they can come to our town hall meetings and say just the most obnoxious things and not feel anything personally". Staff members, and even the young son of one of the members, ran for cover, jumping into dugouts and over fences. "There's certainly no place for violence in it", Rakich said of the game, which raises money for local charities - more than $500,000 previous year was split among the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater ...

Author: 0 Refugee fled Syria violence only to die in the London fire

Firefighters have said they expect the number of fatalities to rise and that they do not expect to find anymore survivors in the 1970s building. "When the fire reached his flat on the 14th floor, Mohammed bid his friend goodbye, saying that the fire had reached him", the organisation said.

Author: 0 Leading Christian Organization Denounces Alt-Right and White Supremacy in Powerful Statement

The Southern Baptist Convention is poised to vote Wednesday during its annual meeting in Phoenix on a resolution to denounce the so-called "alt-right" movement and make clear the denomination's opposition to white supremacy. "We're not intimidated or afraid to speak out, even though it brings up dirty laundry from the past". According to the Pew Research Center, the SBC is overwhelmingly white-85 percent to be exact-and a large majority voted for Trump .

Author: 0 Germany, Austria slam US sanctions against Russia

The European nations said they oppose a provision in the legislation that requires the United States to oppose construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline that is being built under the Baltic Sea to provide Russian gas to Germany , apparently because it poses a threat to Ukraine.

Author: 0 With 2-day delay, UK Parliament set to open on June 21

Theresa May is pressing ahead with Brexit talks and a Queen's Speech next week without a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party and despite a rift with Philip Hammond. The nationalist Sinn Fein and SDLP and the cross-community Alliance have all made clear Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire can not chair the ongoing process to restore power-sharing at Stormont due to the perceived conflict of interest.

People P Sainath's lays bare the agrarian crisis behind farmer protests in India
Author: 0 P Sainath's lays bare the agrarian crisis behind farmer protests in India

Gone are the days of Charan Singh, Mahendra Singh Tikait, Balram Jakhar, Sharad Joshi and other tall leaders who could speak for the community and influence policies. Telangana and Maharashtra too have now joined the loan-waiver relief list. Loan waivers though temporarily necessary, don't provide secure long-term credit system.

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