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Water reaches near entrance of Thai cave where 13 missing

Mae Sai, Jun 29 : Floodwaters have reached near the entrance of a Thai cave despite attempts to drain the water so rescuers can search farther into the complex for 12 boys and their soccer coach now missing for a sixth day. An effort to drill a hole from outside seemed to succeed initially, causing water to gush out. But ...

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Harlan Ellison, science fiction master, dies at age 84

Los Angeles, Jun 29 : Harlan Ellison, the prolific, pugnacious author of “A Boy and His Dog,” and countless other stories that blasted society with their nightmarish, sometimes darkly humorous scenarios, has died at age 84 Ellison’s death was confirmed Thursday to The Associated Press by Bill Schafer, an editor with Subterranean Press, the author’s publisher. A woman who answered ...

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Gunman kills 5 in attack targeting Maryland newspaper

Photo: Police secure the scene of a shooting in Annapolis, Md., Thursday, June 28, 2018. Annapolis, Jun 29 : A gunman opened fire in a newspaper office in Maryland’s capital Thursday, killing five people and wounding others before being taken into custody in what appeared to be one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in U.S. history, police and witnesses ...

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Brazilians finally see less diving from Neymar at World Cup

Sochi, Jun 29 : Brazilians finally got to see the Neymar they like, one that spends less time diving and more time trying to help the national team at the World Cup. After two disappointing performances in Russia, Brazil’s star forward played well in the team’s 2-0 win against Serbia on Wednesday, leading the five-time world champions to the round ...

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Players from Premier League, Spanish league scoring the most

Sochi, Jun 29 : Players from the Premier League and the Spanish league scored nearly half of the goals at the World Cup in the group stage. Of the 122 goals in the 48 matches so far, 31 came from players in England’s top league and 29 from players in Spain. Four other goals came from players on teams in ...

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Belgium beats England 1-0, moves into tougher side of draw

Kaliningrad, Jun 29 : England barely seemed troubled by losing. Belgium appeared to be a reluctant winner. Such was the curious conclusion to the group stage at the World Cup on Thursday. Neither team needed to win and there was good reason for neither to even want to win. Belgium did collect the three points, beating England 1-0, and secured ...

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Fourteen arrested in Tower Hamlets drugs raids

Police in Tower Hamlets have overnight and this morning carried out a series of raids – the third phase of raids this month – as part of an intelligence-led operation to crackdown on the supply of drugs in Whitechapel that was causing violence, knife crime and anti-social behaviour (ASB) in the area. These arrests are part the Borough’s ongoing operation ...

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AIMS to establish super speciality hospital in Sylhet

Chairman and Managing Director of AIMS Dr N K Pandey told his in discussion meeting in Sylhet as the Chief Guest on 25th June. He said that Sylhet is a great place and due to geographical factor, Sylhet is quite close with India.  He also emphasised that The people of Sylhet and the neighbouring India often go to Delhi and South ...

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May insists Brexit talks still on track ahead of key EU summit

Prime minister travels to Brussels after a week of very public cabinet disunity Theresa May will seek to paper over the cracks in her warring cabinet and insist the government is making progress on Brexit when she updates EU leaders over dinner in Brussels on Thursday. The prime minister will be given a brief opportunity to address her EU counterparts ...

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Home Office pays out £21m after mistakenly detaining 850 people

Wrongful detentions came as immigration staff chased bonuses, figures show The Home Office mistakenly detained more than 850 people between 2012 and 2017, some of whom were living in the UK legally, and the government was forced to pay out more than £21m in compensation as a result, officials have revealed. Figures released to the home affairs select committee this ...

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