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A mix of pride and anger at LGBT rights marches across US

A mix of pride and anger at LGBT rights marches across US

Thousands of people chanting "love trumps hate" have marched through the streets of Washington in a celebration of LGBTQ pride that also carried a message aimed at the USA president. It was organized to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots, an uprising triggered by a police raid of a gay bar in New York City. "We are here to stand and be counted".



Trump Addresses Infrastructure, Health Care in Ohio

Later in the day, Comey's opening statement for his Thursday appearance before the committee was released, dominating news coverage. Trump says an $8.7 billion maintenance backlog for waterways is only getting worse. According to Bloomberg , Trump plans to allocate $200 billion in federal funding over the next 10 years, plus an additional $800 billion in state spending.



Six Killed As Cyclone Mora Hits Bangladesh, Hundreds Of Thousands Evacuated

Last year, at least 24 people were killed after Cyclone Roanu hit coastal Bangladesh. The cyclonic storm was 385 kilometres from the port city of Chittagong and likely to make landfall early Tuesday, meteorologists said. Meanwhile all flights in and out of Chittagong Shah Amanat International Airport have been suspended till this afternoon. The islands are a few miles from the Myanmar border, and camps set up in Cox's Bazar had provided refuge for about 200,000 Rohingyas Muslims from ...


British Prime Minister Theresa May Regroups After Election Setback

British Prime Minister Theresa May Regroups After Election Setback

She has signed a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which will allow her to establish a minority government. The British pound fell dramatically Friday morning after election results showed that the Conservative Party had lost the majority in Parliament.



States will have to bear cost of farm loan waivers :Jaitley

Meanwhile, Mandsaur, the epicentre of farmers' agitation in the State, remained peaceful on Saturday with authorities relaxing curfew for 12 hours from 8 am to 8 pm. "But I can tell you, we are actively working in that direction", he said. If this projection holds true, it could further aggravate the problems plaguing the farm sector and increase rural distress, fuelling anger and resentment among the farming communities.