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Darjelling unrest: GJM protest to continue; Rajnath appeals for calm

Darjelling unrest: GJM protest to continue; Rajnath appeals for calm

Having a tripartite talk in near future expected after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh appealed to Darjeeling people not to resort violence and any issue could be sorted out with peaceful dialogue. Even as the indefinite strike called by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) enters into its eighth day, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday left for her Netherlands visit.Mamata, who left to address a United Nations meet, said her ministers were monitoring the situation in ...



Two Atlantic tropical systems may develop into named storms

The system would likely bring heavy rain between Tuesday and Thursday: Current forecasts say Southeast Louisiana could receive between 2 and 5 inches of rain. A second tropical wave continued to track westward across the central Atlantic on Sunday morning and may get its own visit from the Hurricane Hunters on Monday .


Banned building materials suspected in London fire

Banned building materials suspected in London fire

The Queen said in a statement that she was "profoundly struck by the immediate inclination of people throughout the country to offer comfort and support to those in desperate need". The cause of Wednesday's blaze in London is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior panelling used in an extensive renovation completed previous year may have helped the flames to spread.


Speaker Ryan visits Scalise following additional surgeries

Speaker Ryan visits Scalise following additional surgeries

On Friday, the hospital's director of trauma, Dr. Jack Sava , called Scalise's injury a "transpelvic gunshot wound" which had "fragmented, and caused significant damage to bones, internal organs and blood vessels". Scalise will need more operations for his injuries, but doctors can't yet predict how many are necessary. He said the officers "might have put the guy down quicker if they had been able to use a long gun instead of just pistols".


Play ball! GOP, Democrats battle as one - Team Scalise

Play ball! GOP, Democrats battle as one - Team Scalise

Scalise is still in critical condition but is doing better, according to a statement from MedStar Washington Hospital Center where the congressman is now confined. His social media presence indicated he was strongly opposed to Republicans , including President Trump . Five people were injured, including MI native Matt Mika and U.S.



California defying President Trump on Paris Accord and immigration

The Group of Seven countries could not bridge the gap with the US with regards to the Paris Agreement on climate change at a meeting of its environment ministers which began on Sunday. "We said 'No way you are adding a footnote that you are leading, because that is not true, '" the delegate said. Separately, U.S. states, state attorneys general, cities, businesses, and universities have banded together into a coalition called We Are Still In.