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First cut-off list of Delhi University Out First cut-off list of Delhi University Out
- June 25, 2017

They can either take admission in colleges where they meet the cut-off or wait for the next list. The admissions for the University and the affiliated colleges will depend upon the score obtained by the student . The institutes struggled to fill the seats previous year when the second list was released. According to the reports, the varsity has received almost 2.2 lakh applicants to fill in 56,000 seats in 63 colleges. (more...)
Authorities: Ricocheted bullet meant for dog killed teen boy Authorities: Ricocheted bullet meant for dog killed teen boy
- June 24, 2017

She and the boy's mother went to two different hospitals looking for him, but could not find Garcia and returned home before learning he had died. The Los Angeles County sheriff's office said its policy is that officers are allowed to shoot at dogs if they "reasonably believe" they could be seriously injured or killed by the animal. (more...)
Trump DC Hotel Finances Are Under the Microscope Trump DC Hotel Finances Are Under the Microscope
- June 23, 2017

He has at least 1.4 billion dollars (£1.1bn) in assets and reported at least 594 million (£468m) in income from January 2016 through this spring. The Washington hotel was opened last September just a few miles from the White House. As for Trump's income for the past year, the standout is the $ 37 million he made off the Mar-A-Lago Club, which has also served as a second White House. (more...)
Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law
- June 23, 2017

The subsidies enabling low-income people to buy private health insurance are expected to be linked to recipients' income in the Senate bill, a "major improvement" from a measure approved last month by the House that tied them exclusively to age, Republican Senator Susan Collins said. (more...)
GOP baseball practice shooting not related to terrorism GOP baseball practice shooting not related to terrorism
- June 23, 2017

The FBI has also determined Hodkinson acted alone and has no ties to terrorism. One Capitol Police officer - Special Agent Crystal Griner - also suffered a gunshot wound to the ankle. The FBI also analyzed Hodgkinson's devices and social-media accounts and said that while his posts included numerous "anti-Republican" sentiments, they appeared so far to be First Amendment-protected speech. (more...)
Democrats struggle for right strategy after special election losses
- June 23, 2017

Democratic candidate for 6th congressional district Jon Ossoff concedes to Republican Karen Handel at his election night party in Atlanta , Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) is calling on his fellow Democrats to look to the future and stop dwelling on past losses. The Democratic Party's charged debate about whether it needs a new generation of leaders included a new voice on Thursday: President Trump. (more...)
New video shows girl's bravery after Castile shooting New video shows girl's bravery after Castile shooting
- June 22, 2017

In this video authorities just released ... That left plenty of room for reasonable doubt. Castile had a permit to carry a gun and told the officer he was carrying. Footage from Officer Jeronimo Yanez's dashboard camera shows the officer approaching a white sedan and informing the driver, Philando Castile , that one of his tail lights is out. (more...)
Man kills his 2 children, then hangs himself Man kills his 2 children, then hangs himself
- June 22, 2017

He was married, but had been separated from his wife for six months. When authorities showed up at Camara's house Monday morning, they found Camara and his two children dead inside. A deputy climbed a ladder to enter the apartment by removing a screen on an open bathroom window. "There's nothing that we can determine at this particular point that shows there were any threats made suicidal homicidal or that would endanger anybody", said Lt. (more...)
Angry White House Reporters Blast 'Useless' Sean Spicer Angry White House Reporters Blast 'Useless' Sean Spicer
- June 20, 2017

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer didn't take questions from Politico or The Washington Post during the briefing, an unusual decision that was also flagged by reporters. Acosta noted that Trump has not done a "full blown press conference" since February and said the briefings are "basically pointless" if they are not filmed or recorded. (more...)
Senate passes sweeping sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia Senate passes sweeping sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia
- June 20, 2017

The amendment - which passed 97-2 - creates new sanctions in several categories, including those "conducting malicious cyber activity on behalf of the Russian government", people doing business with Russian intelligence and defense agencies, and those "supplying weapons to the Assad regime" in Syria or engaged in corruption or human rights abuses. (more...)
Juneteenth celebrations kickoff in Houston this weekend! Juneteenth celebrations kickoff in Houston this weekend!
- June 20, 2017

Long-time member and this year's Grand Marshal Latonya Charles said it's a way to get the community involved and to spread the importance of Juneteenth. This brings about a recognition of a struggle of a culture that had been oppressed for many, many years. "We broke down six workshops and each child is going to participate in three workshops". (more...)
Cuban foreign minister: 'We have the patience' to wait out Trump Cuban foreign minister: 'We have the patience' to wait out Trump
- June 20, 2017

Cuba denounced these new measures as "hardening the embargo" and said they would fail. Mr. Flake is one of those who wanted to leave the policy of the Obama administration in place with respect to Havana . Cuba previously received about 4 percent of Venezuela's oil exports, but shipments were paused for an eight-month period which ended in May, according to Reuters reports that examined shipping documents. (more...)
Milwaukee County sheriff not joining DHS, after all Milwaukee County sheriff not joining DHS, after all
- June 19, 2017

The Department of Homeland Security says Milwaukee Clarke is no longer a candidate for a position in the agency. "Sheriff Clarke told Secretary Kelly he is very appreciative of the tremendous opportunity the secretary was offering, and expressed his support for the secretary and the agency". (more...)
Judge declares mistrial in Cosby sexual-assault case
- June 19, 2017

Cosby's legal team has now seen the prosecution's whole case and can home in on inconsistencies the second time around, they say. Cosby said in that decade-old testimony that he had given Constand a non-prescription allergy medication, Benadryl, to relax her because she said she was stressed. (more...)
Doctors: Student detained in N Korea in state of 'unresponsive wakefulness'
- June 19, 2017

President Trump called Warmbier's parents Wednesday night to tell them his administration had worked hard to secure their son's release, and to ask how he was doing. He said he didn't believe North Korea's explanation that the coma resulted from botulism and a sleeping pill. Moreover, there was no evidence of botulism . (more...)
Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria
- June 19, 2017

IRGC forces have been assisting in the fight against ISIS in both Iraq and Syria, but the missile strike represents a significant escalation in Iran's involvement. The attack last week, which included shootings and at least one suicide bombing, was on Iran's parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic. (more...)
Trump proposal aims at another way of getting people to work Trump proposal aims at another way of getting people to work
- June 18, 2017

Given how the tapes probably don't exist, the press secretary launched into the world famous Spicer Stammer. Comey testified last week that " Lordy, I hope there are tapes " in his open testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. "I appointed him; I stand by that decision, " he said. "Oh, you're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer, don't worry". That has prompted a former law enforcement professional and others to say that it reveals a troubling disregard for ... (more...)
Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy
- June 18, 2017

She declined to answer questions about her husband's political views. "I was under the impression he was going down there to protest ", said his niece, Michelle Travous. "Nothing I can really put my finger on, but he was just not a pleasant person". The gunman's brother, Mr Michael Hodgkinson, said: "I know he wasn't happy with the way things were going, the election results and stuff". (more...)
Admin Revokes Blocked Program to Protect Immigrant Parents
- June 17, 2017

The June 15, 2012 memorandum that created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA) program will remain in effect. The move on DACA does not change the tone and approach of the administration, Lorella Praeli, director of immigration policy and campaigns at the American Civil Liberties Union, said in a statement . (more...)
Oregon Becomes The First State To Issue Non-Binary Drivers Licenses Oregon Becomes The First State To Issue Non-Binary Drivers Licenses
- June 17, 2017

The measure is also particularly meaningful to Army veteran Jamie Shupe , a resident of the state who became the first person in the U.S.to legally change their gender classification to nonbinary. As part of the rule-making process, the department's Driver and Motor Vehicles division held public hearings, and comments were "overwhelmingly positive", said Tom McClellan, the division's administrator. (more...)
MI native remains in critical condition after Virginia shooting MI native remains in critical condition after Virginia shooting
- June 16, 2017

Hodgkinson, 66. Rep. Kevin Brady , a Republican congressman from Texas who visited Mika at George Washington University Hospital , lauded his athleticism and team spirit . In a statement, Tyson Foods told the Washington Post , "We're awaiting word on his condition". Mika, an Oakland County native, now works as the director of government relations at Tyson Foods in Washington . (more...)
White House moves travel ban date to avoid mooting case White House moves travel ban date to avoid mooting case
- June 16, 2017

But what this latest turn of events underscores is that the executive order is just an appetizer for the "extreme vetting" Trump has promised, and the president's latest tweets on the matter show that he is just as determined as ever to keep Muslims out. (more...)
Mike Pence checks on Steve Scalise in DC hospital after Virginia shooting Mike Pence checks on Steve Scalise in DC hospital after Virginia shooting
- June 16, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence has retained the services of attorney Richard Cullen to represent him in legal matters related to the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Bush's legal team during the 2000 Florida recount, according to his official biography. Pence's visit comes the morning after President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump made a similar trip to MedStar Hospital. (more...)
Staff member of US Rep. Roger Williams injured in Virginia shooting
- June 15, 2017

According to The Associated Press , U.S. Rep Joe Barton said the shooting lasted up to ten minutes with dozens - possibly hundreds - of shots fired. "We're going to play, we need to play", Williams said. The Congressional Baseball Game got its start in 1909 when Representative John Tener of Pennsylvania organized the inaugural game. (more...)
Texas authorities find $1 million worth of meth laced lollipops in home Texas authorities find $1 million worth of meth laced lollipops in home
- June 15, 2017

The drugs have a street value of nearly a million dollars! Image from Harris County Sheriff's Office Facebook page dated June 13, 2017. . Investigators believe Mack may have lived at the home prior to the bust and returned to burglarize the residence and steal the drug-laced sweets, according to the station. (more...)
Congressmen Reportedly Shot At Early Morning Baseball Practice
- June 15, 2017

At least two Florida congressmen, reps. "50 ( shots ) would be an understatement, I'm quite sure", Flake said when asked about the total amount of gunfire, including police returning fire. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois. President Donald Trump says he has spoken to Rep. Steve Scalise's wife, Jennifer, to offer his support to the family. (more...)
President Donald Trump Nominates Jessica Rosenworcel as FCC Commissioner President Donald Trump Nominates Jessica Rosenworcel as FCC Commissioner
- June 15, 2017

If confirmed by the Senate, Rosenworcel would become just the second commissioner to serve nonconsecutive terms on the FCC since the agency was established in 1934. "CCA shares her commitment to ensuring wireless services for all Americans, especially for consumers in rural and remote areas, and her focus on closing the homework gap will benefit all Americans", he added. (more...)
GOP Health Care Bill Will Be 'Generous, Kind and With Heart' GOP Health Care Bill Will Be 'Generous, Kind and With Heart'
- June 14, 2017

Now that the rest of America is starting to pay attention to the legislation the GOP is pushing to replace Obamacare - the polling isn't looking pretty. Health care providers are among those waiting nervously for the U.S. Senate to reveal just how it wants to reform health care. Trump is still most anxious about Trump, which is why he will continue to praise a piece of legislation in public that he's trashing in private. (more...)
Jury re-watches 2 key videos in police shooting of motorist
- June 14, 2017

St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez , 29, has been charged with one count of second-degree manslaughter and two counts of unsafe discharge of a firearm. Defense attorneys highlighted inconsistencies in Reynolds' statements to investigators to try to raise doubts about her honesty. Castile is then heard saying, "Sir, I have to tell you, I do have a firearm on me". (more...)
Montana's Gianforte avoids jail time for reporter assault Montana's Gianforte avoids jail time for reporter assault
- June 13, 2017

Judge Rick West sentenced Republican Congressman-elect Greg Gianforte to 40 hours of community service and 20 hours of anger management along with a 180-day deferred sentence, Politico reported . "I'm sick and exhausted of you guys", a voice identified as Gianforte's says on the recording. "Get the hell out of here ... get the hell out of here!" Yet Jacobs, who flew to Bozeman from Washington , D.C., for the hearing, provided more details and a different version from the witness ... (more...)
Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway
- June 12, 2017

Dear Editor: President Trump made the wrong decision for our health and the planet in pulling the US out of the Paris Climate Agreement . The law commits the state to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in order to align with the principles and goals of the Paris Agreement. (more...)
Biden encourages Romney to consider Senate run in Utah Biden encourages Romney to consider Senate run in Utah
- June 11, 2017

Senate next year. Biden was speaking at Romney's ideas summit, an annual gathering of donors and business leaders in Utah. "By the way, you should run for Senate", he added. Capitol January 3, 2017 in Washington, DC. As Romney considered the position himself, he reportedly spoke with "virtually all the former secretaries of state", including, most notably, Hillary Clinton , who served as the 67th Secretary of State between 2009 and 2013 and ran as Donald Trump's Democratic rival in the ... (more...)
McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness
- June 10, 2017

Sen. McCain explained further in his statement what he meant to ask Comey . McCain didn't seem to understand Comey's answer, so he awkwardly told Comey that the Clinton investigation "was going on" and that the Russian Federation investigation was also still "going on", and still, Comey "reached separate conclusions", the senator added. (more...)
Boy, 4, Suddenly Dies of Possible 'Dry Drowning' Week After Swim Boy, 4, Suddenly Dies of Possible 'Dry Drowning' Week After Swim
- June 10, 2017

Suddenly, however, the boy began complaining of shoulder pain and later woke up out of his sleep. Physicians at the emergency found the little boy had fluid in his lungs and around his heart. "He was full of life", said his mother, Tara Delgado. "He said ahhh", Francisco Delgado Jr., father of the boy told ABC Eyewitness News . All it takes is inhaling water through the mouth or nose, and it can be hard to know it's happening unless a child starts to cough or seems to be in distress. (more...)
Ahead of Comey testimony, Republicans prep response efforts -- and brace Ahead of Comey testimony, Republicans prep response efforts -- and brace
- June 07, 2017

Comey did not disclose to Sessions that Mr. Trump had requested that he end the investigation into Flynn, the Times reported , and Comey didn't tell a single official at the Justice Department about his conversation with Trump, sharing the conversation only with his closest advisers. (more...)
Nebraska Girl Banned From Soccer Tournament Because She "Looks Like A Boy"
- June 06, 2017

In fact, she is only 8-years-old but was so good on the pitch that team leaders moved her to the 11-year-old roster. An eight-year-old girl was disqualified from her soccer tournament over the weekend because she "looks like a boy". Mili's family believes the team was disqualified because of the way Mili looks. So, let me get this straight: They assumed she was a boy because of her hair (which is ridiculous in the first place), but then, even after they were corrected, they still wouldn't ... (more...)
Heatwave's Weather: Shower Chance ends by Tuesday Heatwave's Weather: Shower Chance ends by Tuesday
- June 04, 2017

Tonight under partly cloudy skies and forecasted light winds, some shallow fog is possible especially with areas that had received earlier rains. We should see some light rain moving into northern NY late Sunday morning. Overall shower and thunderstorm coverage will taper off this evening. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. While Sunday should not be a washout - and again, some will watch rain and thunderstorms drift by in the distance - passing heavy rain is a possibility. (more...)
Anti-Trump protesters Anti-Trump protesters "March for Truth"
- June 04, 2017

Another Saturday, another protest against President Donald Trump . People gathered today at the statehouse calling for several things, including an independent investigation into possible Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential election. (more...)
EU, China to reaffirm support for climate pact
- June 03, 2017

Earlier on Thursday, Macron had told Trump in a telephone call that the Paris agreement could not be renegotiated, according to a statement from the French President's office. Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso drew parallels to the USA setting up a plan to establish the League of Nations after World War I, only to back out later. (more...)
Texas Republican calls ICE over protesters, then lawmakers start to scuffle
- June 01, 2017

The demonstration concerned the recently approved bill SB4 , which compels local police to enforce federal immigration law. "There was a subsequent exchange between my [.] Poncho and Representative Rinaldi and there was a threat made from Rinaldi to put a bullet in one of my colleague's heads", Representative Justin Rodriguez told reporters after the incident. (more...)

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