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Indian troops kill 8 suspected militants in held Kashmir

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All the business establishments in south Kashmir have closed and Srinagar has also witnessed instant closure of shops soon after the news of the killings spread. "We caught one terrorist alive and one was killed, in Anantnag ". Vaid also informed that along with the bodies of slain terrorists huge amount of weapons have also been recovered in Dargad. Read More »

US, S Korea begin low-key exercises

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The Foal Eagle drill started the same day as a historic concert by South Korean pop stars in Pyongyang, which was to be staged late yesterday as a peace gesture ahead of this month's inter-Korea summit . The United States agreed to the change so as not to provoke North Korea, which sent athletes, artists and a government delegation to the Games. But its leader Kim Jong Un reportedly softened his tone when he met South Korean envoys in March. Read More »

Labour anti-Semitism row 'stirred up' to attack Corbyn, says official who quit

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The story came to light following the publication of an open letter from the Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Jewish Leadership Council, that accused Corbyn of allowing hateful views to fester. The incident is said to have taken place in 2015. One of Labour's biggest private donors has said he no longer feels "any affinity or connection" with the party, and accuses its leadership of failing in its response to "the most blatant acts of antisemitism". Read More »

Erdogan calls Israel premier 'occupier' and 'terrorist'

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On Sunday, Netanyahu criticized Erdoğan after the Turkish president condemned the Israeli army's killing of 16 Palestinians who participated in peaceful protests near the Gaza-Israel border. The Israeli military estimate was 30,000. Calling the Israeli leader "an occupier" in Palestine, Erdogan said Netanyahu has no right to criticise Turkey. Read More »

Cambridge Analytica data still not deleted

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He also criticised Cambridge Analytica for running campaigns in "struggling democracies", which he called "an example of what modern-day colonialism looks like". How was the data used in elections and why is it a big deal? ANI reported that a notice seeking details related to the breach of data from Facebook was sent to Cambridge Analytica on March 23. Read More »

No swimming? 11-foot alligator pulled from family's pool

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The 'gator even put up a courageous fight before it was captured. Patricia Carver tells WFLA that the monster alligator busted through her screened in porch to take a late night swim. A deputy managed to drag the gator out of the pool with the help of a trapper. The Sarasota Sheriff's Office responded to the 2000 block of Tocobaga lane for reports of an "animal problem" and discovered the 11-foot gator at the bottom of the pool. Read More »

Dalai Lama marks 60th year of his exile in India

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India and Tibet share the relation of guru (teacher) and shishya (disciple) and that spirit continues till today, said The Dalai Lama on Saturday. Dalai Lama told the gathering that despite numerous problems faced by Tibetans, we have preserved the cultural traditions and lived with a lot of self-confidence. Read More »

Not by, for students: Teens just 10% of DC anti-gun rally

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But amid the feud, the debate over guns in America rages on . It represents a remarkable departure from the state's existing gun laws, which are some of the weakest in the country - and an about-face for Scott, who chose to consider new gun control measures only after a teenager was accused of plotting a school shooting in Vermont in the days after the violence in Parkland. Read More »

Presidency clears the air on 'Martin Luther King award' given Buhari

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This disclosure sparked mixed reactions on social media, raising the question of whether or not the award presented to President Buhari was authentic. In citing the courage of Dr King who "remained undeterred in his principle of non-violent resistance, even in the face of years of ridicule, threats and violence", the Bishops remind us that his desire to do God's will outweighed his desire for a long life. Read More »

Latest Forecast: Rain And Snow Starts Wednesday Afternoon

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There could be a sharp gradient between multiple inches of snow to a light, slushy coating. I think we're going to have to wait until sometime later in April before we really get into prolonged spring-like weather . A covering is possible - mainly at higher levels - and there could be drifting in strong winds. Friday should be sunny with a high of 47, before snow develops at night. Read More »

Suzuki weds Toyota, Toyota Baleno and Maruti Suzuki Corolla kids in tow!

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Specifically, Suzuki (through Maruti Suzuki India ) will supply the high-selling Baleno hatchback and Vitara Brezza compact SUV models to Toyota ( Toyota Kirloskar Motor ), while Toyota will supply the Corolla sedan to Suzuki. Today's announcement is another outcome and underscores the progress Toyota and Suzuki have together made, and it aims to bolster both companies' product lineups and encourage competition in the Indian automotive market. Read More »

'Bill and Ted 3' is Closer to Happening Than Ever Before

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Other differences were a lot more drastic, with some of the areas the duo could have visited including Revolutionary France, Egypt, Medieval England, Pirates on the high seas, the signing of the Magna Carta, the Arthurian Legend, Charlemagne, Columbus, Hitler, Russian Revolution, Richard Nixon, and more. Read More »

Four-storey building collapses in Indore 9 killed, several still trapped

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Divisional commissioner Sanjay Dubey, while confirming the deaths, said the exact reason for the collapse is not clear. According to VS Paul, the Superintendent of MY Hospital, seven injured were brought to the hospital immediately. According to eye-witnesses, a auto hit one of the pillars of the building at around 9.30 pm and the entire structure came crumbling down. "Primary information suggests that some heavy vehicle rammed into the hotel's ground floor causing the collapse of the ... Read More »

Seven dead and 550 injured in clashes on Gaza border

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In a closed-door session held at a request of Kuwait to discuss the bloody incidents in the Gaza Strip on Friday evening, the UN Security Council failed to agree on a statement condemning Israel's repression of the Palestinian popular protests on the anniversary of the Land Day . Read More »

Austin bombing suspect labeled 'domestic terrorist' by interim police chief

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So, imagine the surprise of this writer, as well as thousands of others, when the Austin Police Department made history in when speaking on serial Austin bomber Mark Anthony Conditt . Members of Congress have also spoken out about the classification of the bombings. Yeah, he's not affiliated with a group but Black Lives Matter , a group that has never espoused or committed and acts of violence is a terrorist group? When the suspect was tracked down at a hotel in Round Rock outside ... Read More »

Thunder Snow wins Dubai World Cup

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Javier Castellano aboard West Coast was content to allow Soumillon to dictate the pace, with Mubtaahij on his heels and Pavel (Creative Cause) traveling without cover on his outside and Talismanic (GB ) (Medaglia d'Oro) also in touch. "As soon as he was out the stalls and in a good position, I thought he would go well". When I was in the Jockeys Academy I was looking at these races and was screaming and crying when Cigar won [the first ever Dubai World Cup race in 1996]. Read More »

India loses contact with GSAT-6A satellite

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Onlookers watch as the ISRO's GSAT-6A communications satellite launches on GSLV-F08 from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. With a mission life of about 10 years, GSAT-6A is aimed at providing a thrust to mobile communication through multi-beam coverage facility. Read More »

Judge Allegedly Broke Into Woman's House To Steal Her Underwear

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The woman reportedly lives with her parents. The woman, who was at home during the burglary, heard Cicale and called 911. "Court papers said Cicale admitted that he "went into the house to take the panties again". Suffolk County judge Robert Cicale was arrested while allegedly carrying "soiled female undergarments" that had been stolen. "He's always outside playing basketball with his kids; he's always jogging; he's always friendly to everybody in the neighborhood". Read More »

Russian Federation has not unleashed any diplomatic wars

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The Kremlin said on Friday that it was not Russian Federation that had unleashed a diplomatic war with the West following the mass expulsion of United States envoys in retaliation against coordinated moves by Britain and its allies over a spy poisoning. Read More »

In China, Kim was astute player on his int'l debut

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If the USA can bring China to the negotiating table and get it to adopt more opening-up, market-based and foreign investor-friendly policies, it would also benefit Taiwan, he added. Kim is set to meet Moon at the end of April, and a US-North Korea summit is slated for sometime in May. The Financial Times reported only on Monday that China had offered to buy more US micro-chips and move more quickly to finalize rules allowing foreign firms to take majority stakes in Chinese securities ... Read More »

Prep baseball: Riverdale edges Chieftains in 10 innings

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The losing decision went to Danyse Cantu after a valiant effort in seven innings where the Lady Bronco hurler threw 177 pitches. Osbourn recorded seven hits in the game. GAR-FIELD 6, WOOSTER (OH) 2: Drew Early, Marty Neal, Eric Rodriguez, Jordan Aleskowitz and Gavin Bassett each had an RBI in the Indians' win at the Mingo Bay Classic in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Read More »

Lawmakers Pass FY 2019 New York State Budget

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The budget is still contingent on passage by legislators, which was expected throughout the night. A commission that would examine whether state lawmakers should get a pay raise is also under consideration. Although numerous tax hikes proposed by Cuomo in his January budget address as "revenue raisers" were rejected by Senate Republicans, a tax on opioid manufacturers is still under consideration and may be included. Read More »

Eddie Redmayne gives biblical reading at Stephen Hawking's funeral

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A service at Westminster Abbey will follow later in the year, and Prof Hawking's ashes will be interred near the grave of other great scientists, such as Sir Isaac Newton. Mary's. The church hosting his private funeral can sit over 1,000 guests. A condolence book, which was opened on the morning of Prof Hawking's death, will be available to members of the public in the porters' lodge of Gonville and Caius College. Read More »

Pension and benefits highlights of the Ontario budget

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The 2018-19 budget, tabled Wednesday by Finance Minister Charles Sousa, pumps billions into health care , child care, and support for seniors , though numerous spending promises had been announced by Premier Kathleen Wynne in recent days. Read More »