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Ed Gillespie wins GOP nomination, will face Northam

The Perriello-Northam race between has been closely watched by Democrats across the country. Ralph Northam has won the Democratic primary for governor, defeating Tom Perriello . That Stewart came menacingly close to upsetting Gillespie - the consistent favorite in polls and of the GOP donor class - was another shock to Establishment Republicans, some of whom had predicted an effortless Gillespie victory with 50 percent or more of the primary vote.


East Timor recaptures two inmates who escaped from Bali jail

East Timor recaptures two inmates who escaped from Bali jail

The hole used by four inmates to escape from Bali's Kerobokan jail may have been dug out from the outside in, investigators say. . However, the 15-metre long tunnel which was about 60cm in diameter was filled with water and mud and the investigation team was unable to confirm whether the prisoners were able to escape through the narrow tunnel.



Meira Kumar is Opposition's Presidential nominee

The candidature of Meira Kumar, a Dalit leader from Bihar , could put JD (U)'s Nitish Kumar in a spot after his party announced on Wednesday that they would support Kovind. Chandrasekhar Rao. Bahujan Samajwadi Party also extended its support to Meira as their Presidential candidate. Earlier on Monday, the BJP-led NDA had declared Ram Nath Kovind, who was then Bihar Governor, as its presidential candidate.



London fire: Tests show 'combustible' cladding

The city council's handling of the fire , which blazed for almost 24 hours and left 79 dead and many more homeless, has been heavily criticized, as some were forced to sleep in cars or on the street. As of Wednesday, 10 people were still being treated in four hospitals - six of them in critical care. She said "no stone will be left unturned" in the inquiry into the tragedy, adding: " For any guilty parties there will be nowhere to hide ".


Iran says attackers were IS members, had been to Iraq, Syria strongholds

Iran says attackers were IS members, had been to Iraq, Syria strongholds

Sunni Gulf Arab states are in the midst of a major diplomatic crisis after Saudi Arabia and its allies cut ties with Qatar on Monday over claims it supports extremism and has fewer tensions with Iran. Zarif, who is on a visit to Turkey, criticized a vote by the U.S. Senate soon after the attack to extend sanctions on Iran in a tweet . US President Donald Trump sparked outrage in Iran on Wednesday after saying that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they ...


Senate to finally unveil secret health care bill

Senate to finally unveil secret health care bill

The bill will be brought to the Senate floor once the CBO has assessed its cost and impact, "likely next week", McConnell said. Many GOP senators, however, remain skeptical of the party's approach. Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), the majority whip, also said a Congressional Budget Office score could come as soon as Friday, though other GOP lawmakers said it might not be ready until Monday.