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Pakistan again violates ceasefire in J&K's Poonch, three children injured

Pakistan again violates ceasefire in J&K's Poonch, three children injured

He, however, pointed out that the schools have been shut for a day. Following the ceasefire violations, the schools near the violated area have been ordered to remain closed till further notice. Tahir...

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Nitish Kumar's hope of getting Central status for Patna University dashed

Nitish Kumar's hope of getting Central status for Patna University dashed

Kumar's request came on a day Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for a sewage treatment plant for Patna town worth Rs 738.04 crore under the "Namami Gange" project. "I consider...

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Dimon's back at it: Bitcoin buyers are

Dimon's back at it: Bitcoin buyers are "stupid"

Just like other currencies, bitcoins can be exchanged for goods and services - or for other currencies - provided the other party is willing to accept them. "I could care less about bitcoin. But I'm ...

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Iraq Forces Retake Positions From Kurds in Disputed Kirkuk

Iraq Forces Retake Positions From Kurds in Disputed Kirkuk

The group's last territory in Iraq is now a stretch skirting the western border with Syria following the fall of the town of Hawija and surrounding areas on October 5 in an offensive by US-backed Iraq...

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Nawaz Sharif likely to return home for court appearance tomorrow

Nawaz Sharif likely to return home for court appearance tomorrow

They were also present during the previous hearing. Maryam Nawaz arrived at accountability court amid tight security. Unfortunately, the strategy followed by the defence from the outset is apparen...

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Faridabad: Five people thrashed by cow vigilantes chanting 'jai hanuman'

Faridabad: Five people thrashed by cow vigilantes chanting 'jai hanuman'

The family members of the victims have denied that they were carrying beef in an auto rickshaw. The meat samples has been sent for forensic examination and lab reports confirm that the confiscated m...

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Six dead in Kenya boarding school attack

Six dead in Kenya boarding school attack

Five students and a night guard have been confirmed dead after an ambush in the early hours of Saturday on a high school in Northern Kenya. Matata said the incident occurred at around 3am while stud...

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Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT releases sketches of culprits

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT releases sketches of culprits

Gauri was shot dead in front of her house on September 5 evening while she was just entering the house in Rajarajeshwari Nagar. "We want people to cooperate and hence we are releasing the sketches", ...

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Darjeeling: Several policemen injured in fresh clashes with GJM supporters

Darjeeling: Several policemen injured in fresh clashes with GJM supporters

The GJM cadres resisted the police advance resulting in violent clashes. The police recovered nine AK 47 assault rifles, one Bareta pistol, 1,800 rounds of ammunition, gelatin sticks, detonators fro...

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Wash. AG Ferguson files lawsuit over Trump's health care order

Wash. AG Ferguson files lawsuit over Trump's health care order

The Democratic prosecutor said Friday that NY is part of a California lawsuit and that the Republican president's decision to end subsidies to insurers for low-income participants would cripple the ...

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Aarushi murder case: 'CBI tampered with evidence, tutored and planted witnesses'

Aarushi murder case: 'CBI tampered with evidence, tutored and planted witnesses'

The High Court decision will be faxed to the jail authorities and the Ghaziabad CBI court today. Later in 2012, his wife Nupur surrendered before a Ghaziabad court before trial and was also sent t...

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Truck bomb kills at least 20 in Somali capital

Truck bomb kills at least 20 in Somali capital

About two hours after the truck bomb went off, a second blast rocked the city's Madina district. Emergency services were overwhelmed as they sought to respond to the bombing. "I could see smoke from...

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Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) Lose Value For the Week

About 839,345 shares traded. Euronav NV Ordinary Shares (NYSE:EURN) has declined 18.81% since October 14, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 27.75% the S&P500. The firm has "Buy" rating ...

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Trump suggests National Hockey League owner could help him with NAFTA negotiations

But for us, this is really a truly great group of world champions. They are tremendous athletic achievements, no doubt. Sidney Crosby was quoted saying that their attendance was " not about politi...

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Turkish troops enter northern Syria in new operation

Turkish troops enter northern Syria in new operation

Analysts say the deployment of vehicles and troops - mostly special forces and commandos - in Syria will continue over the next few days. Idlib is largely controlled by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), a...

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Katko: Nielsen 'fine choice' for homeland security secretary

The announcement was expected to be made as soon as later in the day, Xinhua reported on Wednesday citing U.S. news outlet Politico. 'Kirstjen plays a crucial role in managing White House functions ...

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Ahead of France, Paris to phase out internal-combustion engines by 2030

Paris will be among the first European cities to ban diesel cars and its ambitious plans to ban internal combustion cars by 2030 have just been reaffirmed. Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot has sa...

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Collins says she's not running for governor, will stay in Senate

Maine's senior senator ended months of speculation about her interest in being Maine's next governor by telling 225 attendees at the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce's quarterly business bre...

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Audrey Azoulay Head-to-Head with Former Qatari Minister — UNESCO President Vote

Audrey Azoulay Head-to-Head with Former Qatari Minister — UNESCO President Vote

On Thursday, just before the final round of votes, the U.S. said it planned to pull out of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization citing among other things its anti-Israe...

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Korea nuke development could spark proliferation: Trump aide

Korea nuke development could spark proliferation: Trump aide

Ri told Russian state news agency TASS this week Trump has "lit the wick of war" against North Korea. The Pentagon's guided-missile-carrying USS Michigan, an Ohio-class submarine, resurfaced fro...

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North Korea may have destabilized nuclear testing grounds, experts say

North Korea may have destabilized nuclear testing grounds, experts say

The agency says Friday's magnitude 2.7 quake was 54 kilometers (0.62 miles) northwest of the town of Kilju in northeastern North Korea. "The event has quake like characteristics, however, we can not c...

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Trump Courts Conservatives at Value Voter Summit

Trump Courts Conservatives at Value Voter Summit

The Values Voter summit is sponsored by the conservative Family Research Council . The annual Values Voters Summit kicks off in Washington, D.C. on Friday. In his speech, Trump assured his suppor...

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Prison escape attempt, fire leads to lockdown, injuries in North Carolina facility

Prison escape attempt, fire leads to lockdown, injuries in North Carolina facility

The local emergency management officials said at around 5 PM, it was against the safety of students to go back home alone or "transport with the potential situation". The prison, which had 729 inm...

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Were Analysts Bullish AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) This Week?

Were Analysts Bullish AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) This Week?

The stock of Foxtons Group PLC (LON:FOXT) has "Underweight" rating given on Thursday, May 26 by Barclays Capital. Numis Securities has "Buy" rating and GBX 1910 target. Investors sentiment increased t...

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George Weah went from Ballon D'or to Presidency !

George Weah went from Ballon D'or to Presidency !

Should Liberia not have another female president or not? In Liberia, a candidate needs more than 50% of the votes for outright victory in an election, with experts forecasting it is likely to go to ...

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Puerto Rico mayor calls Trump tweet 'unbecoming'

Puerto Rico mayor calls Trump tweet 'unbecoming'

Rather than criticizing Trump directly, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello insisted on "requesting the support that any of our fellow citizens would receive across our Nation". Without congressiona...

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Women Detained As Passport Photos Look Different After Plastic Surgery

Women Detained As Passport Photos Look Different After Plastic Surgery

This isn't the first Golden Week travel problem, either; past year, 100 Chinese tourists spent up to five days of their holiday stranded in an airport, having been denied entry to South Korea's Jeju ...

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Donald Trump signs executive order to side-step Obamacare rules

Donald Trump signs executive order to side-step Obamacare rules

Mr Trump said the White House was "starting the process" of repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare , in announcing the executive order at a news conference on Thursda...

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Mark Hunt Pulled from UFC Sydney, Blasts Dana White in Response

Hunt explained on Instagram after being pulled from the fight that he had passed all medical tests leading up to his fight in November and that the article misquoted him regarding the damage done fr...

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Falcao Chat With Peru Players During WC Qualifier Has Sparked Conspiracy Theories

Falcao Chat With Peru Players During WC Qualifier Has Sparked Conspiracy Theories

With only minutes left, Colombian striker Radamel Falcao was spotted talking to the Peru players, and many have speculated online that he might have been explaining the outcome of the current stan...

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Mysterious hole the size of ME opens in Antarctica

Mysterious hole the size of ME opens in Antarctica

This means that whatever is causing it has some sort of repetitive nature, which could help scientists uncover what is happening. A giant hole as large as the state of ME has opened up in Antarct...

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Some Democrats who opposed Iran nuke deal now want it upheld

Some Democrats who opposed Iran nuke deal now want it upheld

The agency quotes Zarif as saying that if the United States acts against the deal, Iran will offer a "tougher response". Trump will use an executive order to declare Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Gua...

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Harvey Weinstein Says 'I'm Not Doing OK' Amid Sexual Misconduct Scandal

Harvey Weinstein Says 'I'm Not Doing OK' Amid Sexual Misconduct Scandal

But interviews and internal company records show that the company has been grappling with Harvey Weinstein's behaviour for at least two years. Though dozens of women have told stories of sexual ...

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Netanyahu says Israel to leave UNESCO, following US

Netanyahu says Israel to leave UNESCO, following US

The United States said Thursday that it was pulling out of the UN's culture and education body, accusing it of "anti-Israel bias" in a move that underlines Washington's drift away from worldwide insti...

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Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah reach agreement in Cairo

Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah reach agreement in Cairo

Hamas's agreement to transfer administrative powers in Gaza to a Fatah-backed government marked a major reversal, prompted partly by its fears of financial and political isolation after its main patro...

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Lufthansa to swallow lion's share of Air Berlin

Lufthansa to swallow lion's share of Air Berlin

Lufthansa has yet to say how much it will pay under the deal, but Spohr told newspaper Rheinische Post today that the group would invest 1.5 billion euros (USD 1.8 billion) in its low-priced subsidi...

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'White Widow' British ISIL recruiter 'killed in air strike'

'White Widow' British ISIL recruiter 'killed in air strike'

Jones has used her son-who has previously appeared in an ISIS execution video-as a human shield in the past, prompting speculation that he may have been killed in the drone strike. "Come here I'll d...

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Parents win murder appeal in case that divided India

Parents win murder appeal in case that divided India

The agency has said it will take a call on appealing the high court's decision after it goes through the judgement. "We are deeply relieved and grateful to God for the verdict". According to the N...

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EC issues non-bailable arrest warrant against Imran Khan

EC issues non-bailable arrest warrant against Imran Khan

Moreover, the PTI chief has already challenged the ECP's show-cause notice in the Islamabad High Court ( IHC ), where a three-judge bench, which adjourned hearings till September 20 without granti...

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's Iconic Blue WagonR Car Stolen From Secretariat Area

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's Iconic Blue WagonR Car Stolen From Secretariat Area

Sources said CCTV footage showed a man boarding the vehicle around 1.04pm and driving away with it. Police said they are hunting for the auto on priority as it has a sticker allowing access to Vidhan ...

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