• At least 12 injured in Eid day clashes in Kashmir
At least 12 injured in Eid day clashes in Kashmir

Big gatherings were also reported from Sonawar and Soura Shrines in the heart of the city, they said, adding that similar gatherings were held at all districts headquarters and major towns of the Valley. Barring a few incidents of stone-pelting after the prayers, the situation in the Valley remained peaceful. As tensions run high in the region, loc...

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  • Feds looking into Bernie Sanders' wife over real estate deal
Feds looking into Bernie Sanders' wife over real estate deal

Sanders' office had exerted "improper pressure" on People's United Bank to approve a $6.7 million, tax-exempt loan for the college. In 2011, Sanders stepped down from her position as president. "It has everything to do with an enormous transfer of wealth from working people to the richest Americans", Sanders said. "I think the American people ...

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  • White House spokesman Spicer draws heat off camera
White House spokesman Spicer draws heat off camera

Acosta, however, wasn't ready to let it go. My question: Is any news organization willing to defy Spicer and just turn the cameras on? They're in the room. The White House Correspondents Association also has objected to the press restrictions. During Mr Trump's first press conference after winning the election, the CNN reporter was shouted do...

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  • JK lynching: Cops form SIT, arrest five of 12 identified
JK lynching: Cops form SIT, arrest five of 12 identified

The advisory came a day after a DySP rank officer Mohammad Ayub Pandith was brutally lynched outside Jamia Masjid. "In Srinagar , the personnel have been asked to offer Eid prayers at DPL Srinagar (District Police Lines) or the Police Control Room", the newspaper quoted a senior police officer saying.

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  • Israel attacks Syrian posts after cross-border fire from Syria
Israel attacks Syrian posts after cross-border fire from Syria

On Saturday, the Israeli Air Force attacked the Syrian government forces' tanks and artillery positions after 10 projectiles fell on the Israeli-controlled part of the Golan Heights . According to SANA, the battles in this region are between President Bashar Assad's army and the Nusra Front, a Salafist rebel group in Syria. "We will respond stro...

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  • Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many
Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

The plan, sealed among the conservatives who dominate the House Budget Committee, would largely reject cuts proposed by Trump and White House budget director Mick Mulvaney to annual domestic agency operating budgets. That's not say they are off the hook. " Time to move forward and win again". Stivers noted that his committee has outraised its Demo...

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  • Panels on 60 UK buildings fail fire safety tests
Panels on 60 UK buildings fail fire safety tests

We were advised by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to submit samples of some of our cladding panels to the Building Research Establishment (BRE) for testing . Fallout from this month's catastrophic apartment tower fire keeps spreading across the United Kingdom, with more inspection failures and an order to vacate unsafe a...

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  • North Korea tests another rocket engine
North Korea tests another rocket engine

According to the official, North Korea conducted a static rocket engine test at its Sohae launch facility. "I think that the weapon systems that the Agency for Defense Development is working on are means not of destruction and slaughter but rather of dialogue and peace", Moon was also quoted as saying by Park.

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  • Qatar says list of demands not realistic
Qatar says list of demands not realistic

Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told reporters in Dubai that his country and its allies do not want "regime change" in Qatar , but a "behavioral change". QATAR POSITION: Qatar denies it aids terrorist groups. Qatar has been given 10 days to comply, reports The Guardian . "NHRC noted that Qatar's acceptance of ...

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  • Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader
Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader

The two candidates together had spent more money on this campaign than on any other House contest in USA history, over US$50 million. Ossoff almost won the open race outright in April with 48 percent of the vote, but he wasn't able to improve on that and Handel won Tuesday's runoff by almost 4 points.

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  • Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss
Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

Pelosi has helped engineer budget deals, an overhaul of the nation's health care law and an economic stimulus during her years as a leader. Pelosi said that would be fine with her. The money numbers suggest why: In the 2016 election, Ryan's Penguin PAC donated just $13,000 to other Democrats. On Morning Joe Thursday, Rep. Kathleen Rice , D-N...

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  • Hillary Clinton Calls Republicans
Hillary Clinton Calls Republicans "The Death Party", Slams Senate Healthcare Bill

That process limits what policies can be included in the legislation, and the waiting period could be among the restricted provisions, Vox reports. But not all Republicans fully support this legislation. "If Republicans pass this bill, they're the death party". He celebrated the bill's narrow passage last month in a Rose Garden event with House...

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  • US secure first win of America's Cup, trail NZ 4-1
US secure first win of America's Cup, trail NZ 4-1

But defending champions the United States of America replied with their first win of the best-of-13 series in race six in Bermuda. The Kiwi team dominated the opening four races against the defender (one of the points from those wins was scrubbed out as Team NZ went into the Cup match on -1), revealing massive speed advantage over the US-flagged ...

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  • Off-duty black St. Louis cop mistakenly shot by white cop
Off-duty black St. Louis cop mistakenly shot by white cop

Police are still searching for the third suspect involved in this incident. "We have a police officer standing in his own yard, who hears the commotion from the vehicle crash on the block, comes out, and has a conversation with some of the officers on the scene who are pursuing the stolen auto - and he winds up getting shot!" As he was doing so, ...

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  • 10 killed, several injured in twin blasts in Pak's tribal area
10 killed, several injured in twin blasts in Pak's tribal area

Abdul Razzaq Cheema, director general of police in Baluchistan province, of which Quetta is capital, told Reuters the bomber had detonated a auto packed with explosives. The second blast happened a few minutes after people gathered at the first blast site for rescue, local media quoted eyewitnesses as saying. Nine security officials were among the ...

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  • Australia to resume airstrikes in Syria
Australia to resume airstrikes in Syria

The U.S. -led worldwide coalition said Sunday, according to CNN , that it will remain focused to fighting the Islamic State , but will defend itself. The SU-22 incident took place on Sunday afternoon near the town of Tabqa, where the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have been fighting Islamic State militants as part of a drive to retake the city...

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  • Iran displays missiles during annual anti-Israel rallies
Iran displays missiles during annual anti-Israel rallies

In a speech to the crowd in the capital, parliament speaker Ali Larijani called Israel the "mother of terrorism". The country's nuclear and ballistic missile programs have always been a point of contention between Tehran and Washington, and are behind American sanctions against Iran.

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  • American Horror Story Season 7 Adds Arrow's Colton Haynes
American Horror Story Season 7 Adds Arrow's Colton Haynes

Joining Haynes are the previously announced Billie Lourd , Leslie Grossman , Billy Eichner , and series regulars Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters . American Horror Story season 7 is set to premiere on FX sometime in the fall. While waiting for the return of the series on FX, come to participate in the 2017 World Cup and vote for your favorite...

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  • Yoga Day at DU, JNU
Yoga Day at DU, JNU

Practising chair yoga increases blood circulation, improves feet, toes, hand and finger movements, balance, stimulates elimination of body toxins and betters posture. Fifty or sixty minutes should be enough to bring harmony to the body, mind and intellect. "Modi coming here and performing yoga in the company of children and youths was perhaps the...

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  • 800 households evacuated in London among fire concerns
800 households evacuated in London among fire concerns

Ms Gould said it was expected the work would take three or four weeks, adding: "We realise that this is hugely distressing for everyone affected and we will be doing all we can, alongside the London Fire Brigade and other authorities, to support our residents at this hard time".

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  • United States shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border
United States shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

Among US coalition members, Australia is carrying out one of the highest levels of airstrikes in both countries, though naturally they are all far fewer than US strikes. The Syrian government forces and their allies have placed themselves south of Raqqa and on the outskirts of Deir el-Zour, the IS militants' last refuge.

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  • Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election
Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

He also confirmed that while Russian Federation , at the direction of President Vladimir Putin , orchestrated cyberattacks on the United States to influence the 2016 presidential election, Moscow was unable to actually alter ballots. Priestap would not name the states or say which systems lost data, saying the Federal Bureau of Investigation ...

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  • Trump accuses ex-FBI director Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'
Trump accuses ex-FBI director Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

Mr Comey also said Mr Trump asked him in January to pledge loyalty to the president, an unusual request that would put in doubt the independence of the Federal Bureau of Investigation . Republicans as well as Democrats will conclude that the president is incompetent, that his word can not be trusted, that he does not respect the laws and norms...

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  • Mosque where ISIS began is destroyed
Mosque where ISIS began is destroyed

Commandos from Iraq's elite Counter-Terrorism Service had gotten to within nearly 50 yards of the landmarks in Mosul when the militants blew up the mosque and minaret, officials said. Still, the US military cautioned Wednesday that the fight for Mosul continues despite the destruction of the mosque. ERBIL, Iraq The U.S. -led global coalitio...

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  • Palestinian killed upon stabbing attack at Israeli soldiers
Palestinian killed upon stabbing attack at Israeli soldiers

Israeli and US officials provided no information on what was to be discussed and there are no plans for Kushner to speak to the media or take any questions, maintaining the circumspect profile he has established since Trump took office. While preliminary work has already begun, plans for the settlement have yet to go through the approval process, m...

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  • France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win
France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win

Party won an absolute majority in the 577-seat National Assembly , Castaner said the government reshuffle would be "technical and not far-reaching". Macron wants to move quickly on relaxing labour regulations before overhauling France's unwieldy pension system next year. The French leader is expected to capitalize on this win to implement ...

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  • UN says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050
UN says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050

That trend came in spite of lower fertility rates in almost all regions of the world, including in Africa, where rates fell from 5.1 births per woman up to 2005 to 4.7 births in the five years following. While fertility levels are declining almost everywhere, the 47 least-developed countries had high fertility rates averaging 4.3 births per woman b...

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  • Prodigy Of Mobb Deep Dead At 42
Prodigy Of Mobb Deep Dead At 42

Prodigy has battled sickle cell since birth and was in Las Vegas for a performance. Even still, at this time, an exact cause of death remains unknown. He's battled health problems for years, most notably suffering from sickle cell, but right now the cause of death is unknown. He also collaborated last year with Kathy Iandoli on a cookbook, Commi...

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  • Special counsel is investigating Kushner's business dealings
Special counsel is investigating Kushner's business dealings

It was during his meeting with Gorkov that Kushner reportedly suggested that Trump officials and the Kremlin establish a line of secure communications at a Russian diplomatic facility. As Mueller's probe continues, Vice President Mike Pence has retained private counsel over this matter. Coats and Rogers refused to comply with the president's requ...

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  • Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'
Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

It is good news that senators may make their bill more centrist rather than, as the House did, more austere in order to pass it. At a Rose Garden ceremony minutes after the bill's 217-213 House passage on May 4, Trump called it "a great plan".

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  • Iran Brands as Crushing and Successful IS Attack in Syria
Iran Brands as Crushing and Successful IS Attack in Syria

Activists in Syria said they had no immediate information on damage or casualties from the strikes. "This is what they have to show for 30 years of missile development?" China is thought to have aided Iran with missile technology as early as the late 1980s, while North Korean/Iranian cooperation in missile technology also dates back to the 1980...

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  • Tennessee
Tennessee "hero" says Georgia fugitives surrendered to him

They then attempted to steal a second vehicle from a home, but were held at gunpoint by this homeowner. Bill Miller, of the Tennessee Highway Patrol, said the inmates were captured at the home after being help at gunpoint by the homeowner, who asked for help from his neighbor who also had a firearm.

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  • White House discussing moving Spicer to senior communications role
White House discussing moving Spicer to senior communications role

The scouting process has been in full swing since communications director Michael Dubke resigned from the role last month. Deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who has frequently filled in for Spicer, has told people that she doesn't want the job of press secretary, according to a source close to her.

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  • White House Staffers Are Reportedly Freaking Out Over Robert Mueller's Possible Firing
White House Staffers Are Reportedly Freaking Out Over Robert Mueller's Possible Firing

Ruddy also said Monday evening that Trump interviewed Mueller for the Federal Bureau of Investigation director position the day before he was named as special counsel. "I spoke to him last week". "If there were good cause, I would consider it", Rosenstein testified. "And the next day he's now maybe using some of that information in his investigat...

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  • McCartney, Rowling promoted in the queen's Birthday Honors
McCartney, Rowling promoted in the queen's Birthday Honors

Three leading sporting stars from Northern Ireland have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. From the world of entertainment, Ed Sheeran , Emile Sande and Erin O'Conner were awarded MBEs while David Walliams can add OBE to the end of his name.

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