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Over 17 children killed in Indian school bus crash

Over 17 children killed in Indian school bus crash A school bus has plunged off a mountain road in northern India. "Just then the window near my seat broke and I and a girl sitting by my side fell out", he said. The state government has announced 500,000 rupees ($7,700) in compensation for each victim's family. Meanwhile, Food and Civil Supplies Minister Kishan Kapoor, along with MLA Rakesh Pathania and Deputy Commissioner Kangra Sandeep Kumar rea... [Full Article...]

USA will 'regret' pulling out of nuke deal: Iran leader

USA will 'regret' pulling out of nuke deal: Iran leader President. has been trying for 15 months to break the JCPOA. but the structure of the JCPOA is so strong that it has not been shaken by such quakes", he said . According to Reuters, Rouhani also said on Monday that Iran's missile capabilities were purely defensive. Without mentioning the USA, he said other parties to the deal are "instigating Iran" to break its commitment to the agreement. [Full Article...]

Leather jockstrap among movie props sold at Russell Crowe's post-divorce auction

Leather jockstrap among movie props sold at Russell Crowe's post-divorce auction Before the auction started, Sotheby's predicted the 227 eclectic lots, covering movies, guitars, paintings, jewelry, watches and sporting memorabilia, would bring between AU$2.6 million and AU$3.7 million. The actor, whose sell-off coincided with his 54th birthday, made a surprise appearance at the event on Saturday night to see some of his fondest possessions go under the hammer. [Full Article...]

Israel deliberately shooting journalists: Media watchdog

The report further referred to concerns by the Israeli army sources that in case of many Palestinian casualties, the worldwide community might renew diplomatic pressure on the regime. Two of those killed were children under the age of 18: Hussein Muhammad Adnan Madi, 13, shot in the stomach with live fire east of Gaza City, and Alaa al-Din Yahya Ismail al-Zamli, 15, fatally wounded east of Rafah. [Full Article...]

Man killed in Trump Tower fire

Man killed in Trump Tower fire He also thanked the fire department. President Trump tweeted earlier that the fire was "very confined, well built building". His son, Eric Trump, tweeted: "Thank you to the awesome men and women of the NYFD who extinguished a fire in a residential apartment at @TrumpTower. [Full Article...]

North Korea will discuss denuclearization, United States official says

North Korea will discuss denuclearization, United States official says According to CNN , the talks between the USA and North Korea's intelligence officials are aimed at laying the ground for a meeting between Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo , who awaits Congressional confirmation for his appointment as a secretary of state, and the head of the North's Reconnaissance General Bureau, whose identity has not been confirmed. [Full Article...]

Silver! Cyclists earn first Games medal for NZ

Silver! Cyclists earn first Games medal for NZ Campbell's path back to the winners' circle began on Thursday when she anchored the Australian 4x100m freestyle relay team to a world record. I think there is something to be said about a home-crowd advantage. "This is my first Commonwealth Games so a medal is quite big for me now", the 20-year-old said. That was 0.374s quicker than a New Zealand foursome had gone before. [Full Article...]

PM Narendra Modi wishes nation on World Health Day

PM Narendra Modi wishes nation on World Health Day The day was first marked in 1949. This year's theme focuses on universal health coverage. The World Health Organisation was founded on the principle that everyone in the world should be able to realise their right to the highest possible level of health. [Full Article...]

NYC police defend fatal shooting with video, 911 transcripts

NYC police defend fatal shooting with video, 911 transcripts Clarke said she looks forward to working with elected officials in ensuring that "the appropriate focus is given to addressing the mentally ill and their interactions with NYPD , and proper, clear and transparent protocols are in place to make sure that lethal force is used as a last resort when interacting with the mentally ill of our communities, so we can avoid losing another life to unnecessa... [Full Article...]

Commonwealth Games: Dalung speaks on Nigeria's poor start

Commonwealth Games: Dalung speaks on Nigeria's poor start Elinor Barker won the women's 25-kilometer points race to give Wales its second gold of the games, and Australia picked up two more gold medals via Sam Welsford in the 15-kilometer scratch race and Kaarle McCullogh in the 500-meter time trial. [Full Article...]

Syrian activists say airstrikes on Douma kill 25

Syrian activists say airstrikes on Douma kill 25 Douma is the last rebel-held area in Eastern Ghouta , after other towns in the sprawling countryside have seen the evacuation of 43,000 rebels and their families toward Idlib Province in northwestern Syria. The group wants to remain in Douma and none of the fighters have left, according to Mohammad Alloush, a representative for Jaish al-Islam. Moscow announced a deal with Jaish Al Islam last ... [Full Article...]

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson gets honest about his depression

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson gets honest about his depression Shortly after that, his girlfriend of the time broke up with him. The actor said his low mood stemmed from his years living in poverty in Asia and when he witnessed his mother's suicide attempt . If you or anyone else you know is struggling with depression or thoughts of self-harm, please seek professional mental health care or call Lifeline on 13 11 14 , which will connect you confidentiall... [Full Article...]

Guard troops heading to US-Mexico border next week

Guard troops heading to US-Mexico border next week Texas made a similar announcement Friday. Richardson says the move was effective in restoring calm along the U.S. Governor Reynolds office clarified that it had not received any requests for troops as of yet and had no specific deployment plans. [Full Article...]

Brazil's ex-president Lula defies prison order, creating standoff

Brazil's ex-president Lula defies prison order, creating standoff Federal judge Sergio Moro , seen by many in Brazil as a crusader against endemic graft, ordered da Silva to turn himself in to the police in Curitiba, about 417 kilometres (260 miles) southwest of the Sao Paulo suburb of Sao Bernardo do Campo . [Full Article...]

IL farmers anxious about local impact of trade war with China

IL farmers anxious about local impact of trade war with China Before the latest announcement, US lawmakers had reacted with mounting concern on Thursday over the threat to the American agricultural sector from the trade confrontation with China. "However, as a whole we feel this is not positive for business". China seems in good position to go for war. "We don't have a trade war, because we already lost the trade war", he told WABC's "Bernie and Sid in the M... [Full Article...]

Mexico president joins political foes to blast Trump border plan

Mexico president joins political foes to blast Trump border plan On June 16, 2015, Trump announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for the presidential race - which is where he first publicly called Mexican immigrants "rapists". "If you have a baby on our land, congratulations, that baby is a United States citizen", Trump lamented. National Guard contingents in US states that border Mexico say they are waiting for guidance from Washington to det... [Full Article...]

Ex-Catalan President Puigdemont Ordered Free on Bail in Germany

Ex-Catalan President Puigdemont Ordered Free on Bail in Germany The former Catalan leader was arrested last month on a Spanish-issued arrest warrant as he entered Germany . The High Administrative Court of Schleswig-Holstein granted bail to Puildemont for $ 75,000 euros, considering that the risk of escape prevails but in a lesser degree, after ruling out the crime of rebellion. [Full Article...]

Brazil ruling could block Lula's re-election as president

Brazil ruling could block Lula's re-election as president Lula, as he is known, has said the case against him is politically motivated and created to keep him from running. Those competing visions mirror the increasingly polarized election campaign in which a hard-right former army officer, Jair Bolsonaro, is now second in the polls behind Lula, with centrists struggling to make ground. [Full Article...]

Prince Philip due to have hip surgery

Prince Philip due to have hip surgery Before he went into the hospital on Tuesday (Wednesday NZT), he missed a number of family events, including an Easter church service with the queen and other members of the royal family. The two were introduced in 1939 when then princess Elizabeth's father king George VI and his family toured the Royal Naval College in Dartmouth, in England's south coast, where Philip was a cadet. [Full Article...]

Porton's novishock: Experts can't trace source of nerve agent

Porton's novishock: Experts can't trace source of nerve agent London has directly accused the Kremlin on at least three occasions of being behind the chemical attack on former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia . Asked by Sky News to respond to such a grave allegation, Aitkenhead's comments were especially noteworthy. On Tuesday, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said it would hold an emergency meeting on the cas... [Full Article...]


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