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3 ex-Penn State officials sent to jail in Sandusky scandal

But he also chided them for what he said was an inexcusable failure. Sandusky was not arrested until 2011 , a decade later. All three men were negligent in the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal for failing to report former Nittany Lions assistant Mike McQueary informing them of seeing Sandusky abusing a young boy in the shower. Read More »

'Congress unable to come to terms with BJP's support towards MP farmers'

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Resonating similar sentiments, another Congress leader Meem Afzal said that the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister called off his fast after he discovered it was making no impact whatsoever. "I will not end my fast till peace is restored in the state", Chouhan had said last evening after the protest by farmers was marred by violence in the state. Read More »

The Explainer: What does the British election results mean?

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In a statement on the party's website, Hill said the result was a "huge disappointment" caused by "an unexpected surge in support for Labour". He added that Labour still lost the election, leaving his Nottingham East constituency with a Conservative government "they do not need" and the party with questions about how to convince voters it can move from "protesting about a government into being the government". Read More »

Mastermind Behind Tehran Attacks Killed by Intelligence Forces

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The Iranian Intelligence Ministry has announced that the mastermind behind the Tehran terrorist attacks has been killed. The Tehran Security Council had convened an emergency meeting after two terror attacks occurred on the Iranian Parliament and Imam Khomeini Mausoleum respectively on Wednesday. Read More »

Kansas governor vetoes $1.2B income tax increase

Tuesday's bill increases costs on every Kansas family that pays income tax. The Senate's action sends the bill to the House for a vote. The law establishes three tax brackets, with the lowest bracket paying 3.1 percent of income in taxes per year, those of the middle bracket paying 5.25 percent of their income in taxes and those in the top bracket paying 5.7 percent. Read More »

Donald Trump relying on loyal base to see him through Russia turmoil

Trump also said that Comey's testimony "vindicated" the president and that everything in it was "basically ridiculous". Addressing Comey's accusations for the first time in person, Trump also said, at a joint news briefing with visiting Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, "And there would be nothing wrong if I did say it, according to everybody that I've read today. Read More »

AG Session to appear before Senate intelligence committee

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Shelby chairs the Senate appropriations subcommittee. Sessions, whose contacts with Russia's ambassador to the USA during the presidential campaign has sparked questions, agreed Saturday, June 10, to appear before the Senate intelligence committee as it investigates alleged Russian meddling in the election. Read More »

Mandsaur violence: Deceased farmers' kin request CM Chouhan to end fast

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The outbreak of discontent began over a week ago in the district of Mandsaur, as farmers - frustrated with the state's current agricultural policies - took to the streets to demand higher crop prices and a waiver on existing bank loans. The delegation has also given a clarion call to all farmers of India to resolutely and peacefully launch movements for a debt-free life and a profitable price of their produce, so that the ugly history of suicides by farmers due to entrapment in misdirected ... Read More »

Hundreds gather for LGBTQ rally and march in Lexington

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Chris Cooper also attended to remember the victims of the shooting. "To know that someone's life was lost for no reason other than hate, that's something I feel like I have to fight against", Clarke said. Jonathan Murray, a UW-Madison student, came out just a year ago and said that he came to help defeat negative stereotypes. The event included a variety of special speakers, marching, music and dancing. Read More »

Législatives en France: l'alliance LREM-Modem largement en tête

Un résultat " décevant pour notre famille politique ", a convenu l'ancien président de l'Assemblée Bernard Accoyer, tandis que le chef de file de la droite à ces législatives, François Baroin, a appelé à la mobilisation pour éviter des " pouvoirs concentrés " dans "un seul et même parti ". Read More »

Former aide hits out at 'toxic' team around PM

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Mrs May is attempting to shore up her position in Number 10 as the head of a minority government and has sent her Chief Whip Gavin Williamson to lead talks with the Democratic Unionist Party. Asked if she was pushed out, Ms Perrior said: "No, I was probably only ever going to do two years". Outspoken journalist and presenter Piers Morgan tweeted: "Stop chucking everyone else under a bus, Prime Minister Theresa May and resign". Read More »

Kuwait: Qatar Willing To Listen To Gulf Concerns

Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said Saturday that Qatar crisis could turn into a global problem if tension goes up. The six Arab governments accused Qatar of supporting terrorism, disturbing security and stability in the region, and supporting Iran. Read More »

Ireland's likely next prime minister would be its first gay, minority leader

Varadkar came out as gay in 2015 during the build up to Ireland's same-sex marriage referendum. Varadkar said he was "delighted and humbled" at the result. Although the former minister for social protection is fiscally conservative, many are comparing him to Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau and new French president Emmanuel Macron because of his progressive politics. Read More »

Qatar agrees to listen to Gulf countries' concerns: Kuwait

Arab states that have laid virtual siege on Qatar praised U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday for supporting their stance when he called on the Persian Gulf state to stop "the funding of terrorism". "Every day we will export 100 tonnes of fruits and vegetables to Qatar ", Ali Hemmati said. Washington has sent mixed signals on the crisis, despite Qatar's position as a key ally and host to the region's largest USA airbase. Read More »

Kuwait says Qatar 'ready to understand' Gulf concerns

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Qatar has called the accusations baseless and has described the measures as a "siege" harmful to ordinary people there. "We will continue deliveries as long as there is demand". Mauritania, a member of the Arab League, severed ties with Qatar on Tuesday - following the lead of Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt - while Gabon condemned Doha. Read More »

Ashen E3 2017 trailer

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From what we saw, I can already see dozens of hours of my life being spent. Ashen is an upcoming role-playing game coming to PC, with an exclusive console launch for the Xbox One . The game is really about forging relationships, as together you might just stand a chance against the darkness. As a co-op adventure game, players may cross paths with one another and choose to guide those they trust to their camp, encouraging them to rest at the fire and perhaps remain. Read More »

Fort Worth shooting leaves 2 dead, 5 injured

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Friday as several unidentified individuals in a small black auto opened fire as the vehicle traveled down a neighborhood street. WFAA reporter Tanya Eiserer reported it's believed an occupant or occupants of a small black auto opened fire as the vehicle traveled down Davis Street. Read More »

Trump ignores secy's call for calm, 'scolds' Qatar

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Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis have emphasized the need for Gulf unity and the importance of the United States partnership with Qatar, home to the Al Udeid Air Base, the main regional center for air missions against ISIS. Responding to Tillerson's comments, Erdogan said, " Tillerson's comments on Qatar is positive but not enough, all the sanctions must be halted completely". Read More »

'Pro-Qatar' Sentiments Now Considered Cybercrime in Many Gulf Countries

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On Monday, Saudi Arabia , Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates severed relations with Qatar in a co-ordinated move that regional commentators labelled the worst diplomatic crisis to hit the Gulf in decades. Kuwait's emir is working to mediate the Gulf crisis around Qatar, which is home to a major USA military base and the host of the 2022 Fifa World Cup. Read More »

Mastermind behind Tehran attacks killed

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Alavi noted that about 43 terrorists have been identified and arrested following the recent terrorist attack in the country, adding that some of them were in connection with the Tehran twin attacks and some of them were planning for terrorist acts in the future too. Read More »

United Kingdom ministers push for Johnson to take over from Theresa May

The deal could see May accept some DUP policy proposals in exchange for their support, similar to the Labour-Liberal Democrat alliance in 1977. Former Conservative party leaders have warned any immediate leadership challenge would be too disruptive, but most commentators believe May can not survive in the long term. Read More »

Israel's Netanyahu calls for UN Palestinian refugee agency to be shut down

Netanyahu said Sunday that the agency has participated in "considerable incitement" against Israel and, "by its very existence, perpetuates - and does not solve - the Palestinian refugee problem". The UN Palestinian relief agency "perpetuates" the refugee issue instead of solving it and should be "dismantled", the Israeli PM stated, adding that he had conveyed the idea to the USA envoy to the UN. Read More »

U.S. shoots down mock ICBM with interceptor rocket

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The long-planned test vindicated the expensive, complicated effort to defend the USA homeland from missile attacks -but there's still no stopping a real attack from a determined foe like North Korea. It's destroyed a mock warhead over the Pacific Ocean with an interceptor seen as vital to protecting USA territory from a possible North Korean attack. Read More »

Spate of arrests in Iran following terrorist attacks

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With the latest arrests, the number of people detained since June 7 in relation to the attacks in the capital or extremist cells has passed 50. However, faced with fierce resistance from Iran's security forces, which they apparently had not predicted and did not expect, the terrorists fled to other easily accessible parts of the parliament building where they were cornered and eliminated by Iranian forces. Read More »