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Gianforte wins Montana special House election despite being charged with assault
Republican Greg Gianforte claimed a narrow victory in Montana’s special election for the state’s at-large congressional seat, defeating Democrat Rob Quist one day after being charged with misdemeanor assault.
Hillary Clinton Speaks to Graduating Students at Her Alma Mater
The Latest: California guards recovering after mass attack
Lawsuit: Zillow ‘Zestimates’ Are Wrong, Preventing Homes from Selling
Zillow estimates values for 110 million homes across America as “zestimates,” but many have questioned the company’s accuracy, including one homeowner who claims she can’t sell her home because of it.
Sponsors abandon Puerto Rican parade in NY after nationalist honored
Oscar Lopez Rivera, 74, was convicted in 1981 of numerous charges, along with other members of the Armed Forces of National Liberation (FALN), who sought to secure Puerto Rican independence from the United States. Rivera's sentence was commuted by former President Barack Obama, and the prisoner was freed this month.
Rescue drill turns real as US Coast Guard finds missing Tongans
A search and rescue exercise turned real for a US Coast Guard crew who found six Tongan fishermen missing at sea for a week, New Zealand officials said Friday. New Zealand Rescue Coordination Centre officer Greg Johnston said Tongan police raised the alarm as the US Coast Guard C-130 Hercules was preparing to return to Honolulu following a multi-national rescue drill in Auckland. "The Coast Guard crew spotted the six men in their 12-metre (39-foot) vessel shortly after entering the search area, about 90 kilometres (55 miles) offshore from Tongatapu Island," Johnston said.
Cyclist faces deportation after truck hits him in Florida
Chris Cornell Had Fresh Track Marks On His Arm: Report
2 Toddlers Die After Becoming Trapped In Hot Car
Rate of Bad News Puts Trump at Disadvantage
Jill Wine-Banks, former Watergate special prosecutor, talks with Ari Melber about how technology and social media have changed the pace of news since Watergate, putting Donald Trump at a disadvantage trying to control the Trump-Russia story.
Palestinians end mass hunger strike in Israel jails
Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails on hunger strike since April 17 have ended their mass protest after Israel agreed a deal following weeks of refusing to negotiate, sources on both sides said on Saturday. Some 30 of the more than 800 hunger strikers had been hospitalised in recent days, raising fears of an escalation of clashes with Israeli security forces in the occupied West Bank. Palestinians hailed the deal as a victory for the hunger strikers after Israeli authorities repeatedly vowed not to negotiate with convicted "terrorists".
Anti-India protests hit Kashmir after top rebel is killed
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — One civilian was killed and dozens of others injured Saturday after massive anti-India protests and clashes erupted in Indian-controlled Kashmir following the killing of a prominent rebel commander and his associate in a gunbattle with government forces in the disputed region.
Amid rising tensions with India, Pakistan proposes to hike its defense budget
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a bid to deal with the growing tensions with its neighbour and longtime rival India, Pakistan on Saturday proposed to hike its defense budget. The country&rsquo
SRK thank fans for loving his youngest kid AbRam
New Delhi [India], May 27 (ANI): AbRam, the youngest and cutest son of Bollywoods superstar Shah Rukh Khan, turns four today. His delighted father thanked all his fans for loving his little one and s
India to assist Sri Lanka in flood relief operations
Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 27 (ANI): As catastrophic landslides and floods hit parts of Sri Lanka, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed concerned departments to provide all necessary assista
No 'political' meaning of my meeting with PM Modi, insists Nitish
New Delhi [India], May 27 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday should not be given any political interpretation. This
Sacked BSP leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui forms new party
New Delhi [India], May 27 (ANI): Ousted Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui on Saturday formed a new party called Rashtriya Bahujan Morcha. Earlier in May, Siddiqui and his son Afz
PM Modi giving foothold to 'anti-national' powers: Rahul Gandhi
Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 27 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the ongoing unrest in Jammu and Kashmir and claimed that latt
Tral encounter: One AK-47, one INSAS rifle recovered
Tral (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 27 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Saturday that one AK-47assault rifle and one INSAS rifle were recovered from the encounter site in Tral. During the sea
Rampur encounter: Four AK-47, two pistols recovered by Indian Army
Rampur (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 27 (ANI): Six terrorists were killed as the Indian Army successfully foiled an infiltration bid in the Rampur sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. The area
Lata Mangeskar praises PM Modi for naming India's longest bridge after Hazarika
New Delhi [India], May 27 (ANI): Legendary singer Lata Mangeskar on Saturday praised Prime Minisiter Narendra Modi for naming the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge of Assam after renowned Assamese music legend Bhup
Touching souls announces second edition of International Tribal Games
New Delhi [India], May 27 (ANI): Touching souls, a non-profit organization, yesterday announced its second edition junior level of the International Tribal games at India Habitat Centre in the presenc
Elimination of Sabzar Bhatt, a big boost for army morale
New Delhi, Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India], May 27 (ANI): Defence experts believe that the successful elimination of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander Sabzar Bhatt in Tral gives a huge boost to the morale
Jamp;K: Army confirms ten terrorists killed in 24 hours
Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] May 27 (ANI): The Indian Army has confirmed killing 10 heavily armed intruders and terrorists in last 24 hours. It said that relentless operations by security forc
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