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United Kingdom heatwave 2017 latest as weather warnings issued for Britain

United Kingdom heatwave 2017 latest as weather warnings issued for Britain

It was hotter in parts of the United Kingdom overnight than it was in Istanbul during the day, and temperatures are expected to continue to soar this week as the country basks in a heatwave. Forecaster Charlie Powell said: "The big thing this week is going to be the hot and very summery weather". "For some people, such as older people, those with underlying health conditions and those with young children, the summer heat can bring real health risks.


Man arrested in Paris attack on police vehicle

Man arrested in Paris attack on police vehicle

The vehicle hit the front of the police van as it was overtaking it and caught fire, a police spokeswoman told reporters. Reports about the state of health of the driver is confusing at the moment, while some say he's arrested, some say he's dead or seriously injured.



Millennial Democrat Jon Ossoff favored to win Tom Price's House seat

The story went onto quote him saying , "Moderates and independents in this district are exhausted of left-wing extremism". On the final night before voting, though, he played to the base. The seat has been Republican for four decades. In a political environment where every Congressional seat counts, this hotly-contested race has recently seen Ossoff building a moderate lead that has narrowed slightly , thereby ensuring that the election could be a squeaker for the state's sixth district.


USA mily dismisses chance of massive troop surge in Afghanistan

USA mily dismisses chance of massive troop surge in Afghanistan

Under Barack Obama , troop levels in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria were closely managed by the White House and commanders complained they felt shackled by the strictures. Some US officials have questioned the benefit of sending more troops to Afghanistan because any politically palatable number would not be enough to turn the tide, much less create stability and security.



Congress made Dalit president 15 years ago: Azad downplays NDA's Presidential nomination

Furthermore, Mayawati of the BSP extended support to Ram Nath Kovind , saying her party can not in principle oppose a candidate who hails from a Dalit community. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar , another key component of the opposition, said the Governor's credentials are also impressive. BSP chief Mayawati said her party could not be "negative" to a Dalit candidate.


US Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

US Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

He has required surgery several times since the shooting. WASHINGTON - The man who shot House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others at a congressiona... Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise "will require a period of healing and rehabilitation". "I think that his risk of death right now is substantially lower than when he came in ...