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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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Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Syria came under attack one week after a suspected chemical weapons attack hit the Syrian town of Douma near Damascus. With reporters' cameras and tape recorders rolling, Trudeau...

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Gardner reacted by blocking nominees for DOJ positions, he said. This story is developing and will be updated . Sessions on January 4 rescinded a policy begun under Democrati...

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

That meant airstrikes, possibly in tandem with France and other allies that have expressed outrage at the alleged Syrian chemical attack, could be launched within hours of a presid...

So you think it is about data privacy?

Earlier this week, Facebook began notifying millions of users that their personal data had been compromised. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified on Capitol Hill this w...

Baby was born four years after the death of his parents

Tiantian's parents had intended on having a baby through in-vitro fertilization (IFV) and froze several embryos. But five days before they were supposed to have a fertilized embryo...

Hurricane names Harvey, Irma and Maria officially 'retired'

The 2005 hurricane season has the most retired names (five) for one season. Names that are not retired get reused every six years. The new names? Harold, Idalia, Margot, and ...

New York Yankees: Bombs And Brawls In Fenway Win

Flinging his bat down, the menace with which Austin then approached the mound left few in any doubt that he wanted more than a strong word with the pitcher. Yankees third-base co...

No ball: Cauvery protests flush IPL out of Chennai

Khanna. CSK still have six home games to play with all fixtures still set for their original dates. The issue escalated further when a group of protestors pelted shoes insid...

Malcolm Turnbull loses his 30th consecutive Newspoll

Mr Turnbull has also suffered from persistent criticisms by his long-time political foe, Mr Abbott , who remains an MP. The Newspoll showed the Government is behind Labor on a...

Trump signals strikes against Syria, lays into Assad ally Russian Federation

The situation in the world is becoming more and more chaotic. The Russian head of state made the comments amid rising speculation that the United States was gearing up to orc...

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Saudi Air Defenses Intercept 3 Houthi Ballistic Missiles

Saudi Air Defenses Intercept 3 Houthi Ballistic Missiles

While Saudi Arabia and its allies have been able to recover areas in southern Yemen from the Houthis, the rebels still control the capital Sana'a and territories in the north. The ...

Rallies In Tulsa Supporting Teacher Walkout

Rallies In Tulsa Supporting Teacher Walkout

The president of the Oklahoma Education Association said before the walkout can end, lawmakers must pass a bill ending the state's capital gains tax deduction , and the govern...

Facebook users still waiting on privacy scandal notices

Facebook users still waiting on privacy scandal notices

On Friday, Facebook sought to quell some concerns over political manipulation of its platform by announcing support for the "Honest Ads Act" that requires election ad buyers to b...

Russian Federation warns against snap judgments on alleged Syria chemical attack

Russian Federation warns against snap judgments on alleged Syria chemical attack

Joseph Francis Dunford already met with Trump in this regard. Trump told a meeting with military leaders and national security advisers he would make a decision by Monday night "...

Media watchdog accuses Israel of 'deliberate shooting' of journalists in Gaza

At least 491 people were also wounded by Israeli gunfire, the ministry said , as thousands of protesters approached the border fence around Gaza for a second Friday in a row, burn...