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14 people, including eight cops, killed across Kashmir

14 people, including eight cops, killed across Kashmir

Mattoo was a resident of Redwani village and the other two slain militants were identified as Nasir Wani of Heff village in Shopian and Adil Mushtaq Mir of Frestbal Pampore. "Our five policemen were killed in this cowardly act". Militants attacked a police party in the Hyderpora area of the city, at around 9.30 pm, by firing indiscriminately at a patrol party. Read More

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Britain-EU Brexit talks to start Monday as planned

Britain-EU Brexit talks to start Monday as planned

Former prime minister David Cameron, who called last year's European Union referendum and resigned after losing it, told a conference in Poland that "there will be pressure for a softer Brexit". "We want to see any deal between those two parties reflect the wishes of all of the people of Northern Ireland, not just one section of the community". Read More

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Staff Member Of US Rep. Roger Williams Shot At Congressional Baseball Practice

Staff Member Of US Rep. Roger Williams Shot At Congressional Baseball Practice

Williams, who is one of the coaches, said the Republican baseball team holds its practice every morning at 6:30 a.m.at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Virginia. He said if the gunman had come after them in the dugout, "we would have been sitting ducks". "All the time he was bleeding, under fire, he was texting, letting people know we were under fire, and we needed help", Williams said. Read More

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Netanyahu: No interest in escalation over Gaza power spat

Netanyahu: No interest in escalation over Gaza power spat

Dr. Asa'ad Abu Skarekh, a professor at al-Azhar University of Gaza, called the move a " collective punishment " of Palestinians by Israel, saying that people depending on electricity for life support and ordinary people will suffer most. According to Gisha , due to power deficit, some 100 million liters of mostly untreated sewage have been already pumped into the Mediterranean Sea. Read More

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Shivraj Chouhan's fast was 'stunt' to divert nation's attention: Left

The government does not have an understanding of farmers' issues and it wants to fool the people by focusing on communal politics, said Desarda, who is part of ongoing farmer protests in Maharashtra. Farmers across the state welcomed the announcements from both sides by bursting firecrackers, cheering and dancing and distributing candies. "The loan waiver is a tool, but not a transformation". Read More

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Britain's May seeks deal to cling to power

Britain's May seeks deal to cling to power

Earlier, Mrs May announced that she meant to carry on in No 10 at the head of a minority government with the support of the Democratic Unionists ( DUP ) after falling eight seats short of an overall majority. While the DUP campaigned to leave the European Union in last year's referendum, it has refused to endorse Mrs May's position that "no deal is better than a bad deal" - insisting that there must be no return of the "hard border" with the Republic. Read More

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Backed SDF announces start of Raqqah operation

The SDF has been working to encircle Raqqa since November in an offensive backed by the US-led coalition. Clashes are also taking place in Division 17, a former army base one kilometre north of Raqqa. On February 4, the SDF says it has launched "phase three" of its operation to liberate Raqa and the surrounding area. The US-led coalition said on Tuesday the fight for Raqqa would be "long and difficult" but would deliver a " decisive blow to the idea of Daesh as a physical caliphate". Read More

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Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway

Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway

The legislation came nearly a week after President Trump announced his intention to pull the United States out of the Paris pact. Trump said the move was aimed at preserving and creating more American jobs, even though the studies he cited during his speech omitted the steep costs from climate change itself, such as sea level rise inundating valuable real estate in coastal cities. Read More

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Dashcam video released from Tiger Woods arrest

Woods, who has seen his professional life damaged by loss of fitness and form, issued a statement promising to "take full responsibility for my actions". When he is asked to recall his instructions after being asked to say the alphabet, he tells an officer they are "not to sing the national anthem backwards". Read More

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Clinging on to Her Job, Britain's May Appoints New Ministers

Clinging on to Her Job, Britain's May Appoints New Ministers

Jeremy Corbyn , the Labour leader, has urged May to resign as he said she should "go and make way for a government that is truly representative of this country". The TV channel said Foster had told them she would be travelling to London to meet May at her official Downing Street residence on Tuesday. Cooper, who was defeated by Corbyn in the 2015 Labour leadership contest, said the Parliamentary party had "changed a lot" since last year's European Union referendum and was now fully ... Read More

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