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Dozens injured, blinded after bloody day in Indian Kashmir

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Police intervened at Polo View area on Residency Road as traders tried to move towards the headquarters of UN Military Observers Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) in Sonwar area. Local residents have put the number of injured at over 50. Over 100 people were injured in the clashes. The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), a premiere trade body of Kashmir, has expressed grief and sorrow over the bloodshed in Shopian and Anantnag. Read More »

Severe threat upgraded; tornado risk elevated — ALERT

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Tuesday. A cluster of thunderstorms has formed over central Texas and will be moving east-southeast. Forecasters say gusty winds are likely, followed by falling temperatures as a cold front crosses the region. Make sure you have the Live Doppler 13 Weather App with you as you had out and about today . Colder and dry for Wednesday . Temperatures will dip again for Saturday afternoon with a rapid warm up for the first of next week. Read More »

Teachers walk out in Oklahoma and Kentucky

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Canadian County's Yukon Public Schools Superintendent Jason Simeroth told MSNBC that in his district alone it would cost $1 million to replace all of the outdated math textbooks. "This isn't just about teacher salaries", David DuVall, executive director of OEA told CNN . But, that was not enough to placate educators. Oklahoma teachers are demanding a $10,000 raise over the next three years and a $5,000 raise for school workers. Read More »

Ghouta Falls in Syrian Regime's Clutches

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The retaking of eastern Ghouta would mark a major milestone in President Assad's efforts to regain control of territory seized by rebel factions during Syria's seven-year civil war. Since Feb. 19, more than 1,400 people have been killed in attacks by the regime and its allies in Eastern Ghouta, according to local civil-defense sources. Read More »

Prisoner being deported escapes ICE agents at JFK Airport

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Law enforcement sources say he has a violent history, and was being deported over past weapons offenses. Mbacke was caught on surveillance video fleeing the airport in a yellow cab during that time. Federal authorities would know if he is still at large. Mohamadou Lamine Mbacke, 31, remained at large Wednesday, according to the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey, which oversees the airport. Read More »

Coburn rips Oklahoma House for passing tax hike

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Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere . That bill, along with separate revenue measures to expand tribal gaming and cap itemized income tax deductions, would provide enough money for an average salary hike of $6,100 for teachers, along with raises for education support personnel and state workers. Read More »

Manchester United star Paul Pogba scores superb free-kick for France

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Pogba then netted one for himself just after the break with a sumptuous curling free-kick from around 30 yards out. The French visitors dominated a Russian team weakened by injuries and Mbappe scored the opener in the 40th minute, leaving defender Roman Neustaedter stranded before shooting calmly past Andrei Lunyov in the Russian goal. Read More »

Orange County Joins Lawsuit Against California for Sanctuary Laws

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Orange County, which is home to Disneyland and wealthy beach communities where many people vacation, has a five-member board of supervisors, and all are Republican. Orange County California is backing the Justice Department in its lawsuit against California. But the county went blue in the last presidential election for the first time in decades. Read More »

President's attorney floated idea of Flynn, Manafort pardon

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Dowd, who resigned from President Trump's legal team last Thursday, told the Times that, as far as he knew, "there were no discussions" about pardoning Flynn or Manafort. Kilimnik has denied ties with Russian intelligence, but served in the army and attended a military foreign language university which is widely viewed as a training ground for GRU officers. Read More »

Volkswagen Atlas Sport Promises Big Things

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Based on the Atlas MQB platform, the pickup looks more like it's ready for adventure than hauling hay and tools. It's not Volkswagen's first pickup, though, with the first-generation Touareg originally previewed in 2000 with the Advanced Activity Vehicle concept . Read More »

World stocks rally as trade war fears recede

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On Wall Street, the S&P 500 finished Monday's session up 2.7%, the Dow Jones gained 2.8%, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite ended up 3.3%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 394.94 points , or 1.68 per cent, to 23,928.14. Shares in Dublin were also higher, with the ISEQ up 1%. Just last week, trade relations between the countries were tense, but the proposal for some $60bn (£42.5bn) worth of tariffs would not hit the Chinese economy as hard as first anticipated. Read More »

'Strong signal to Kremlin' as North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and 26 countries expel Russian diplomats

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation moved on Tuesday to expel seven Russian officials from the country's mission to the organization, the latest act of reprisal against Moscow for the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy . "The attack in Salisbury was not just an attack against the United Kingdom but an affront to the global rules-based system on which we all depend for our security and wellbeing", Ireland's Foreign Ministry said. Read More »

Syrian forces in full control of Eastern Ghouta after rebels' evacuation

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Eastern Ghouta's largest city Douma remained the only part still under rebel control. The Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Reconciliation in Syria said in a statement that more than 400 people left Douma early Monday. "The ongoing negotiations with Russian Federation are to stay in Douma, not to leave it", Jaish al-Islam spokesman Hamza Bayraqdar said late yesterday. Read More »

Iraq vows to secure Sinjar boarder region, after Turkish warning

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The EU, deeply concerned at Turkey's approach to human rights since it brought in a state of emergency now in effect for more than 20 months since the attempted coup in July 2016, did not obtain any pledge from Turkey to free journalists it has jailed or improve other rights for its citizens, nor did it make significant headway over concerns about the Turkish military invention in Syria-but the meeting allowed for the first major talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in ... Read More »

Bombing ahead of Egypt vote kills two policemen in Alexandria

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The bomb was placed under a parked auto and exploded as Mostafa El-Nemr's convoy was passing, killing the two officers , ages 45 and 19, and injuring about five other policemen. MENA quoted Nemr as saying that two people, a policeman and a driver, were killed in the blast. The bomb, which was planted under a vehicle, went off when the auto of Alexandria's security commander passed by, the ministry said. Read More »

Rajya Sabha Elections 2018: Full List of State-Wise Winning Candidates

He added that to ensure " Congress mukt Bharat", BJP will now focus on Karnataka. The Rajya Sabha election results showed that incumbent regional parties in states such as West Bengal and Telangana continue to perform well. The parties like Bharatiya Janata Party having 5 members, Telugu Desam Party with 2 members and Communist Party of India-Marxist, 1 member, did not take part in the voting process. Read More »

North, South Korea set to hold talks ahead of major summit

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It became evident when for the first time the North Korean and South Korean delegations marched together in the opening ceremonies under a unified Korean flag and Kim Yong, Kim Jong Un's sister, met South Korean President Moon Jae-in. policy of 'strategic patience" during his visit to this region. Among the six North Korean delegates was senior diplomat Choe Kang Il, who handles North American affairs for his government, while the US delegation is believed to have included Kathleen ... Read More »

Governor decries temporary block on abortion law

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Current federal law does not. Dr. Sacheen Carr-Ellis, in a sworn statement, says she'll have to stop providing abortions to women past the 15 week ban, or else lose her MS medical license, as House Bill 1510 requires. Supporters of the pro-choice movement and the Jackson Women's Health Organization on the 40th anniversary of Roe v Wade in 2013. "Under decades of United States Supreme Court precedent, the state of MS can not ban abortion prior to viability, regardless of what exceptions ... Read More »

Trump in Tweet Defends Congratulatory Call to Putin on Election

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The White House press office declined to comment on the briefing materials given to Trump. The tempest over President Donald Trump's congratulatory phone call to Vladimir Putin quickly grew on Wednesday into an uproar over White House leaks, sparking an internal investigation and speculation over who might be the next person Trump forces out of the West Wing. Read More »

Trump plans to hit China with $60 bn in annual tariffs

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Trump's tariff orders affect semifinished steel, such as ingots and slabs, and many kinds of finished steel products, including pipe and tubes, cold and flat rolls, bars and rods. What did it do? Those tariffs, however, are absolutely necessary; emergency room triage on domestic industries that have been injured by a massively distorted steel market, warped by state-led competitors from China that have spurred on beggar-thy-neighbor behavior around the globe. Read More »

Explosion at Goodwill store in Austin, 1 person injured

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How did the bombings start? Austin , with a population of almost 1 million people, is home to the University of Texas and a plethora of technology companies and has been one of the fastest growing major USA cities. It was triggered by a almost invisible tripwire, suggesting a "higher level of sophistication" than agents saw in three package bombs left on doorsteps, according to Fred Milanowski, agent in charge of the Houston division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and ... Read More »

Fatal Uber crash 'highlights challenges of autonomous cars alongside human drivers'

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The Tempe police is actively working with the National Transportation Safety Board and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to determine who is at fault for the accident. Self-driving cars are designed with the belief that computers can operate vehicles better than human. Uber's highly publicized autonomous auto project has been mired in controversy for at least the past year. Read More »