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Gorkhaland agitation: Army called in as protests in Darjeeling turn violent

The clashes happened after the local police raided an establishment "linked to" the leader of the local protest movement, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha ( GJM ), to recover a "cache of arms". However, she had said that the hill districts would be exempted from the rule, but the GJM started an agitation which soon turned into a revival of the demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland .



Shot US lawmaker still 'critical' but improving, doctor says

For the game, which began in 1909, members of the Senate and House of Representatives donned uniforms representing teams from their constituencies, and many topped them with hats from Louisiana State University, Scalise's alma mater, as a tribute.


Lordy: Secret Service says it doesn't have any White House tapes

Lordy: Secret Service says it doesn't have any White House tapes

Kennedy - the agency's latest denial may not necessarily rule out the possibility of a separate recording system, according to The Journal. The US Secret Service said there are "no records" of audio copies or transcripts of recordings in President Donald Trump's White House.


Cosby's lawyer, judge clash as jury pushes patience, clock

Cosby's lawyer, judge clash as jury pushes patience, clock

Gloria Allred, a feminist lawyer who counts dozens of Cosby's accusers among her clients, issued a warning to the comedian. Spokesman Andrew Wyatt said Saturday that "Cosby's power is back". Thus, for reasons generally known as jury nullification, they will simply - and entirely lawfully - refuse to convict no matter how clear and convincing the evidence.



Greece to get 'more clarity' on debt relief plan

For Greece, that would limit the amount it has to pay out on debt servicing each year, money it can use to help the Greek economy and society. But Dijsselbloem said the ministers would agree to more "clarity" on debt relief, to be delivered at the end of Greece's bailout in 2018, even if exact figures would only be provided later.