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Ahmed Patel wins Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat

While the Congress continued to cry foul about the BJP's "dirty tricks department", Amit Shah expectedly stayed focused on the RS battle. The Election Commission asked the Returning Officer DM Patel not to declare the result before checking the video footage.


Led coalition strikes kill 29 civilians in Syria's Raqqa - monitor

Led coalition strikes kill 29 civilians in Syria's Raqqa - monitor

US-led coalition forces are now conducting airstrikes and artillery strikes against Daesh assets in both Syria and Iraq. It began on August 8, 2014 in Iraq, moving later to battle Daesh group in neighbouring Syria. However, the strikes have on many occasions resulted in civilian casualties. The UN estimates that up to 50,000 civilians are still trapped inside Raqqa amid the fighting.


Mystery as United States expels two Cuban diplomats — BBCI

Mystery as United States expels two Cuban diplomats — BBCI

The incidents resulted in two Cuban officials operating at the Cuban embassy in the United States being asked to leave the country on May 23. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the first incident occurred late a year ago and more incidents followed, prompting the Americans to depart the island and the department to act against the Cuban diplomats in the U.S.


Weather warning as UK braced for summer downpours (From Gazette Series)

Weather warning as UK braced for summer downpours (From Gazette Series)

The yellow warnings of rain cover the East Midlands, the East of England, London, the South East and the South West. "Some thundery bursts are likely, possibly locally torrential". Temperatures are also expected to drop far below the August average of around 23 degrees Celsius to just 16C in some places. Two sets of cold fronts combined with areas of low pressure will move across western Europe on Tuesday triggering heavy showers and thunderstorms for an area covering France, Germany and ...


Trump approval rating hits lowest number yet; base support slips

Trump approval rating hits lowest number yet; base support slips

Both figures are down from last month. No, the best part is that VICE also reports that before he was sacked, Trump Chief of Staff Reince Priebus-and Press Secretary Sean Spicer , who's on his way out-both wanted the privilege of delivering the folder to Trump .


Where did Syracuse basketball attendance rank nationally in 2016-17?

Where did Syracuse basketball attendance rank nationally in 2016-17?

Lincoln - For the fourth straight year, Nebraska ranked in the top-13 nationally in in men's basketball attendance, as the NCAA released its final 2016-17 attendance figures Tuesday afternoon. The number of home games included Syracuse's two games in the post-season NIT. The Wolves averaged almost 900 more fans per game than the runner-up, and fellow NSIC opponent Augustana University who came in at 2,661.