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Unprecedented clampdown on Burhan Anniversary

As Kashmir remained by and large peaceful on the anniversary yesterday, there were no restrictions on the movement or assembly of people anywhere in the Valley today, officials said. Burhan Wani along with his two associates was martyred by Indian tr...

Chelsea will unveil Fernando Llorente as Diego Costa replacement very soon - bookies

His experience helped the club escape relegation in the 2016-2017 season and the blues faithfuls sees him as the idle Striker to replace Diego Costa . In contrast, although a return to Atletico Madrid has been touted, he wouldn't be able to play u...

Trump cites 'good progress' on NAFTA after meeting with Pena Nieto

Following the bilateral meeting, the White House disclosed that both Trump and Nieto had discussed a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and "regional challenges, including drug trafficking, illegal immigration, and the c...

At least 23 Egyptian soldiers killed in attack on Sinai checkpoint

On Friday morning, Egypt's military announced that 26 army personnel were killed or injured by vehicle bombs that targeted a security checkpoint near Rafah in North Sinai, and that the army had killed 40 militants in the attacks. Officials spoke to ...

Microsoft May Cut 3000 Jobs, Says CNBC

The Microsoft email last week said the reorganization was meant to sharpen its focus on "six priority industries": manufacturing, financial services, retail, health, education and government. In an internal email last week, Judson Althoff, a Mic...

White House Women Face Bigger Gender Pay Gap Than The National Average

On average, women in the overall USA workforce make 82 cents on the dollar. As noted by Politico , the salaries of White House staff members were made public on Friday. In July 2016, the American Enterprise Institute analyzed the White House's r...

Jean-Claude Juncker spits the dummy with a rant at EU Parliament

The exchange at the legislature in Strasbourg , France, was even more fantastic since Juncker and Tajani belong to the same EPP Christian Democratic group. "I wanted to pay tribute to the Maltese Government and to the prime minister, I want to pay...

Maryland AG: 'Election Integrity' Commission's Request Is 'Repugnant'

To fulfill the request, Frosh said, Maryland's board of elections would have to violate state law. "I'm not just going to give it away, particularly the way it's been requested", Adrian Fontes told 12 News. Schedler says voter information like Soci...

Total Signs Deal With Iran, Exposing It to Big Risks and Rewards

While Trump has long criticised the worldwide response to Tehran's nuclear programme, his administration has continued to approve sanctions waivers , allowing deals with Iran to go ahead. Total is expected to complete the Phase 11 project in three y...

Gangrape survivor attacked with acid, Adityanath questions authenticity of report

State Women Welfare Minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi said, "There was a guard and some girls, who were there on the hostel roof, when the incident took place but none of them saw anyone". She has sustained burn injuries on her face and neck, police said,...

Andromeda likely won't be getting any single player DLC

While reporting that news, I had been pretty sure that Mass Effect: Andromeda wouldn't be getting single-player DLC. According to the research, although the publication of Facebook was a hoax , it brought to light the delicate situation that t...

Budget Impasse Shuts Down NJ Government, Closes Parks on Holiday Weekend

One family gained from New Jersey's government shutdown on Saturday - Gov. Chris Christie's wife, their kids and their friends had one of the East Coast's most handsome beaches all to themselves. "None of this should be tied to the budget", he sa...

Murray out of Wimbledon practice match

Andy Murray has pulled out of an exhibition match at the Hurlingham Club with a sore hip in what is another blip in his preparations for the defence of his Wimbledon title. Speaking after the match, Konta said she had been given the all-clear ...

Man arrested for YingYing Zhang kidnapping

A criminal complaint against Christensen filed in federal court on Friday claimed that a voice recording was found where the man could be heard saying how he kidnapped Zhang and kept her against her will. He added that University of IL would supp...

India welcomes GST: Historic midnight session of Parliament

Touted as the most sweeping economic reform since Independence, GST subsumes a plethora of central and state levies and bring the country under a common market while ensuring better compliance. This uniform tax attracts investors and efficiently re...

Germany Criticizes Trump, Erdogan Ahead of G-20 Meeting

Merkel told reporters Thursday that the "U.S.is an important part of the G-20" and that even though the European summit participants are united in standing by the Paris climate accord even after the Trump administration has chose to pull out, they wo...

OR refuge standoff: Federal Bureau of Investigation agent indicted for allegedly lying about shooting rancher

Finicum was one of the occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. W. Joseph Astarita , a member of the FBI's Hostage Rescue Team, was indicted by a federal grand jury June 20 on three charges of making a false statement and two charges of ...

Amnesty for militants in Syria's Raqqa aims to promote stability

Pro-Assad forces are seeking to maintain a strategic stronghold in southern Syria as they prepare for the anticipated struggle after the fall of ISIS's capital in the town of Raqqa - the fight to retake control of the fertile Euphrates River Va...

Wildfires burn hundreds of acres in Utah, California

The Brian Head fire in southern Utah has burned 13 homes and prompted the evacuation of 1,500. Voluntary evacuations were issued for Highland Home Road, Death Valley Road, Longhorn Road and Shirleon Drive, according to the fire department .

Canada's Trudeau say US timber duties will cost 'thousands' of jobs

Two other mandatory respondents, West Fraser Timber (TSX:WFT) and Tolko, were tagged with 6.76 and 7.53 per cent duties, respectively. With the US housing sector regaining its footing, imposing arbitrary protectionist restrictions to subsidize domest...

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Canada Launches Global Trade Complaint Against US Over Use of Duties

This decision appears even more fraught given the USA administration's critical stance on the WTO; the Trump administration feels as if world trade rules are stacked against them....

Yikes: Camila Cabello Admits the Girls of Fifth Harmony Hurt Her Feelings

Did we use the word "fluke" for the massive success of " Havana "? Meanwhile, Camila has recently spoken out about the reason she left American girl group Fifth Harmony in a ...

Google acquires United Kingdom technology start-up Redux

However, it is believed the deal went through in August. The Verge tested startup's technology a year ago on a tablet. "Moreover, our surface audio technology is more power ef...

Trump says Russian Federation probe is a 'Democrat hoax'

Mueller for months has led a team of prosecutors and agents investigating whether Russian Federation and Trump's Republican campaign coordinated to sway the 2016 election, and whe...

Rain on tap but watch out for Friday night

Mostly cloudy and cold , with a high near 10. The strongest winds will be found from west central to south central Minnesota where winds could gust to 40 miles per hour . A Blizz...

Trump, Bipartisan Lawmakers Discuss Immigration Reform

Led by Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, the bill would curtail chain migration and end the Diversity Visa Lottery, which Presiden...

Trump's plaintiff cry to Bannon, Wolff - Shut up or I'll sue

Sanders said there was a "very short phone conversation" but there was no "interview about the book ", accusing Wolff of falsely making it seem as if he was outside the Oval Offic...

Suspects in death of 4-year-old MI girl captured in Georgia

Police say Diaz and Fields are driving a 2002 black Chevy Cavalier with the MI license plate of DTR1854. A postmortem uncovered signs of Battered Child Syndrome, denoting the gi...

Replay of SpaceX's first launch and landing of 2018

A backup two-hour launch is slated for tonight, January 8 at 8:00 p.m. Zuma is funded by an unknown branch of the United States government and its payload is classified. Falcon H...

HTC Vive Introduces New Vive Pro Headset, Wireless Adapter

CES appears to have other players in the wireless-VR space, as well, and we'll do our best at Ars to cover or go hands on with any promising VR demos, especially any with the HTC ...

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Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review two challenges to a MS law considered to be one of the most extreme anti-gay rights laws in the country. This follows the ape...

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

The US has given almost $33 billion aid to Pakistan since 2002. The Foreign Military Financing programme, by which the United States pays Pakistan to buy its military hardware ma...

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Luv tells that he will miss the wake up song, while Hina tells that she will miss the peace in the house. Contestants Hina Khan , Shilpa Shinde , Vikas Gupta , Luv Tyagi wer...

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Sillitoe said he doesn't expect prosecutors to start banging down his doors. "You're not going to waste your resources on cases you can't win or cases your community is against". T...

Astronaut John Young remembered as

Astronaut John Young remembered as "fearless"

He eventually became one of the most accomplished astronauts in the history of the United States space programme. Spanning three generations of spaceflight, he went on to fly in s...