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California flight school employees charged with kidnapping

Redding, Jun 30 : Two Northern California flight school employees who allegedly kidnapped a student pilot and tried to send him back to his native China have been charged in the case, authorities said. Shasta County prosecutors charged Jonathan McConkey and his assistant, Kelsi Hoser, with kidnapping, first-degree residential burglary and false imprisonment by violence charges, the Record Searchlight reported ...

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Orioles pay tribute to 5 shooting victims at Capital Gazette

Baltimore, Jun 30 : The Baltimore Orioles paid tribute to The Capital Gazette shooting victims by placing five lilies at the press box seat reserved for the newspaper, and holding a moment of silence before their game Friday night against the Los Angeles Angels. Long-time sports writer John McNamara was among five employees shot to death Thursday in Annapolis at ...

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Plane that crashed in Mumbai, killing 5, was under repair

Photo : In this Thursday, June 28, 2018, file photo, an aircraft flies above as rescuers stand amid the wreckage of a private chartered plane that crashed in Ghatkopar area, Mumbai, India. Mumbai, June 29 : A small plane that crashed into a construction site in India’s financial capital of Mumbai, killing five people, was not certified as airworthy and ...

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EU-UK divide poses serious threat to Brexit talks, says Barnier

Chief EU negotiator highlights Irish border impasse as EU27 prepare for no-deal scenario The chasm between the UK and the European Union on key Brexit issues poses a genuine threat to the success of the negotiations, Michel Barnier has said, as EU27 leaders made a joint statement warning of a no-deal scenario. The EU’s chief negotiator, arriving at a summit ...

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Firefighters contain major blaze in east London tower block

Eight fire engines attended scene in Mile End and managed to stop 12th floor blaze from spreading Eight fire engines and 58 firefighters have brought a large fire in a tower block in east London under control without anyone being harmed. Half of a 12th floor flat on Wellington Way, Mile End, was alight but fire crews managed to contain ...

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UK Foreign Office Minister and Special Envoy for Gender Equality visit Bangladesh for talks on the Rohingya crisis and girls’ education

Minister for Asia and the Pacific Mark Field, and UK Special Envoy for Gender Equality, Joanna Roper, are to visit Dhaka and refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar to discuss the Rohingya crisis and girls’ education in Bangladesh. Following World Refugee Day on 20 June, and with the monsoon season just beginning, the UK is calling on the international community to ...

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Minority groups’ s AGM held

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: The Campaign for the Protection of Religious Minorities in Bangladesh (CPRMB) elected its new executive committee for 2018/19 with the following as advisors Mihir Sarkarand Pushpita Gupta. Those elected to the executive were President Devashish Das, Vice President Sujit Sen, Vice President Adhir Das, General Secretary Ajit Saha, Treasurer Kamol Saha and Media & Publicity Swapan Peris. The new team discussed various issues related to ...

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Nick Jonas has fondness for Deepika too

Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra are the hottest couple in tinsel town who have been making their fans go ga-ga over their pictures. Even though the rumoured couple hasn’t openly admitted to their relationship, but their photos draw an obvious picture about what’s brewing between them. Bollywood’s biggest contemporaries, Priyanka and Deepika have always been neck-to-neck when it comes to ...

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Salman Khan in Aditya Chopra’s Dhoom 4

Salman Khan has three big films — Ali Abbas Zafar’s Bharat, Arbaaz Khan’s Dabangg 3 and Sohail Khan’s Sher Khan — in his kitty. Speculation is rife that the superstar will also feature in the fourth instalment of the Dhoom franchise, produced by Aditya Chopra. A trade source tells mid-day, “While Salman and Aditya have been discussing Dhoom 4 for ...

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750 meters of Padma bridge now visible as 5th span installed

Munshiganj, June 29 : Around 750 meters of the much-hyped Padma bridge is now visible following the installation of 5th span on pillar no 41 and 42 on Friday. The span was installed at Jajira point at 1 pm. The work of Padma Multipurpose Bridge became visible with the installation of 150-metre first span on the pillars no 37 and ...

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