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Grenade attack in J-K's Sopore, four policemen injured

Grenade attack in J-K's Sopore, four policemen injured

Security forces have reached the scene and have launched an investigation into the attack. No one has claimed responsibility of the attack yet. At least 1 to 2 militants are suspected to be present in...

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Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 90, wounds scores

Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 90, wounds scores

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a similar attack in July 2016, in which two bombs killed 80 people in a predominantly Shia neighborhood of Kabul . "We don't know at this moment...

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Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills at least 90

Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills at least 90

Recent bomb attacks in Kabul have been claimed either by the Taliban or so-called Islamic State (IS). Hidden in a water delivery truck, the bomb exploded near the German Embassy and the Afghan p...

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Cyclone Mora: Indian Navy ship rescues 27 in Bangladesh

In the coastal border district of Cox's Bazar, where the majority of the Rohingya in Bangladesh live, 17,000 houses were destroyed and 35,000 damaged, said Mohammad Ali Hossain, deputy commissioner ...

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Theresa May could lose majority in United Kingdom election, fresh research finds

The pound GBPUSD, -0.5288% fell after the release of the YouGov study, dropping to $1.2788 from $1.2860 late Thursday. It was trading at $1.2800 early on Wednesday. US crude CLc1 settled down $1...

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Kathy Griffin sorry for severed Donald Trump photo after backlash

She originally described the project with photographer Tyler Shields as an "artsy fartsy statement" mocking the commander in chief. "For the record, I am appalled by the photo shoot Kathy Griffin ...

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UK PM Theresa May's Conservatives see poll lead narrow again

Mr Corbyn refused to be drawn on immigration levels under Labour after Brexit , though he said they would "probably" be no higher than at present. Labour say they would would also push nurseries ...

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Not even Elon Musk could sway Trump on the Paris Agreement

Asked whether Trump planned to remove the United States from the Paris Accord or remain in, Spicer said: "When the president has a decision, he'll make that announcement and he'll make it clear what t...

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NYTimes: Kushner Attempted to Set Up Direct Line to Putin

Mr Trump returned to Washington after a nine-day overseas tour and immediately went on the offensive, saying the leaks coming out of his administration were "fabricated lies' invented by the media"...

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Kathy Griffin is sorry for her video, but still taking heat

Griffin, a comic known for her abrasive style of humor, had apologized on Tuesday, conceding that the brief video, which she originally described as an "artsy-fartsy statement " mocking the commander...

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SNP supporters hail 'inspiring' and 'inclusive' manifesto launch

SNP supporters hail 'inspiring' and 'inclusive' manifesto launch

Similarly, we share the SNP's concern that the Skills Immigration Charge could be extended to European Union citizens post-Brexit. The survey also shows support for Scottish independence stands at...

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BBC debate: Leadership, public spending and the economy among the issues discussed

According to the model Labour would get 257 seats, up from 229, the Liberal Democrats 10, up from the nine Tim Farron's party held when the election was called, the SNP 50, the Greens one and Plai...

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Officials criticize family for "reckless behavior" after sea lion grabs girl

The Vancouver Sun reports that the video was posted to YouTube by Vancouver's Michael Fujiwara . "Her family started feeding the animal , and the sea-lion started to become comfortable", Fujiw...

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UK election goes from dull to dramatic as contest tightens

The pound dropped to $1.2047 in January. "The sharp recent reduction in the party's lead, poor poll reliability in past votes, plus an unusually high level of uncertainty about the key issues and ...

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Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela

Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela "hunger bonds"

Goldman Sachs defended its action, saying it bought the bonds - issued in 2014 by state-run oil company PDVSA - with the hope that life in Venezuela will improve. Crisis-hit Venezuela devalued ...

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Russia Probe: Trump Considering Major Staff Shakeup In U.S White House

Russia Probe: Trump Considering Major Staff Shakeup In U.S White House

In a statement later on Sunday night, carried by the New York Times , Trump praised Kushner and the work he has done in the White House. US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania step of...

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India, Spain sign 7 agreements including cyber security, civil aviation

India, Spain sign 7 agreements including cyber security, civil aviation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that India would not backtrack on pledges the country made a year ago to help reduce the world's greenhouse gas levels, a sourc...

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De Blasio doubles down on Paris climate pact as Trump walks away

The official, who insisted on anonymity to discuss the decision before the official announcement, said the president and his were finalizing the details of a pullout. McKenna has said what the USA cho...

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Donald Trump resisting pressure over threat to quit Paris climate deal

And the final decision may not be entirely clear-cut: Aides were still deliberating on "caveats in the language", one official said . Trump has previously called global warming a hoax and dur...

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Oil rises more than 1 percent, market corrects following OPEC

Kazakhstan, Mexico and Azerbaijan are among the larger non-member contributors and the deal, Bahree said , underscores the strength of the relationship between OPEC and other producers. On the whol...

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Donald Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies need 'to pay their fair share'

Visiting a city he once called a "hellhole" to meet with the leaders of one alliance he threatened to abandon and another whose weakening he cheered, President Donald Trump will address a continent ...

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Trump's Personal Attorney Swept Up in Russia-White House Probe

In a familiar refrain, Trump tweeted that it was " fake news ", but he is now under considerable pressure, with several investigations under way into his team's links with Russian Federation, wh...

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South African ruling party backs scandal-tainted president

But, it is widely believed that Zuma loyalists would block any such motion on technical grounds. He said the commission would go beyond the findings of the Public Protector, and investigate the exte...

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World Health Organization Elects First African Director

World Health Organization Elects First African Director

Here in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian leaders Including the prime minister, the foreign minister and the President have congratulated Tedros for his success. His leadership during this time was praised by fo...

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Angela Merkel Europe must step up as diplomatic player

Angela Merkel Europe must step up as diplomatic player

In his latest attack on Berlin , Trump tweeted that the U.S. was running a huge trade deficit with Germany, having previously complained that too many German cars were bought on the US. In an under...

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Philippines vows to save hostages as fight corners militants

The Philippine military said it was analyzing the video released on social media on Tuesday showing the priest, who was abducted last week along with some parishioners, appealing for the safety of...

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Trump to pull US from Paris climate deal, White House official says

Trump's decision to leave , if true, would be a huge blow to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and White House aides Jared Kushner and Gary Cohn , all of whom pushed for the U.S.to remain in t...

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Trump Set To Pull U.S. Out Of Paris Climate Deal

No formal resolution has yet been reached, with the president himself tweeting on Wednesday, "I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days". He tweeted Wednes...

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US firms tout missile defense test

US firms tout missile defense test

The target was an intercontinental-range missile fired from a test range on Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific, and the USA used radars in the Pacific and overhead to track it. Tuesday's test was planne...

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Jury selection ends for day in officer's trial

Yanez was later charged with second-degree manslaughter and two counts of endangering safety by firing his gun near Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, and her daughter. Gray also said that Castil...

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