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Darjeeling braces for another shutdown; GJM to conduct rally

Darjeeling braces for another shutdown; GJM to conduct rally

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee told reporters in Kolkata that the assistant commandant of the IRB 2nd battalion, Kiran Tamang, was critically injured during the violence. Urging the people in the hills to not listen to the GJM leadership, she also denied reports of police firing. "We can not tolerate this hooliganism", said Additional Director General (Law & Order) Anuj Sharma.


Other Views: Trump's air-traffic spinoff would be great flight forward

Other Views: Trump's air-traffic spinoff would be great flight forward

The so-called "infrastructure week" is an effort to make good on Trump's campaign promise to dedicate $1 trillion in public-private funding on infrastructure improvement. About one in five flights arrived late or were cancelled at USA airports previous year, delaying travel for almost a million passengers. The FAA had been working to upgrade the system for years, Trump said.



US Navy: bodies of missing sailors found inside damaged destroyer USS Fitzgerald

Aucoin said, "The Navy family comes together during a tragedy", and thanked everyone who provided food, blankets, clothes, and emotional support after the Fitzgerald returned home. "The damage was significant, this was not a small collision", said Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, the commander of the Navy's 7th Fleet. The other two were being treated for lacerations and bruises.


Matt Murray remains Penguins starter for Game 5

Matt Murray remains Penguins starter for Game 5

Nashville's Frederick Gaudreau continued his brilliant series by scoring the decisive goal for the second straight contest , joining fellow rookie Jake Guentzel of Pittsburgh by accounting for all four-game winning goals in the Stanley Cup Final.



United States senators dare Trump to veto sanctions against Russian Federation

Last December, the Obama administration responded to Russia's provocations with sanctions on Russia's central intelligence services. "In (Russian President Vladimir) Putin's calculus, the costs of the sanctions do not outweigh the benefits of occupying Crimea and contributing to unrest in Ukraine, continuing to support the Assad regime's assault on civilians in Syria, and conducting cyber-attacks on people, companies, and institutions", Crapo said in a floor speech supporting the ...



Palestinians, Israelis dispute Tillerson on "martyrs' fund"

Tillerson was responding to Representative Eliot Engel, the committee's ranking Democrat, who asked if it was in the USA interest to relax sanctions on Russian Federation before it fully complied. "They have changed their policy - at least I have been informed they've changed that policy - and they are, their intent is to cease the payments to the family members of those who have committed murder or violence against others".