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HMS Queen Elizabeth: carrier due to arrive in Portsmouth

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But this week the Royal Navy was left blushing when it emerged that an amateur drone enthusiast managed to land a 300-pound device on the deck of the HMS Queen Elizabeth - without anyone raising the alarm. Lt. Cmdr. Neil Twigg, a jet pilot responsible for integrating the F-35 fighter jets with the aircraft carrier, has said more testing will be done before the ship becomes fully operational. Read More »

Dilip Kumar's 'Son' Shah Rukh Khan visits him at his home

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Bollywood king Khan visited veteran actor Dilip Kumar and showered his love and affection for the iconic actor. Previous year in April, he was hospitalised with fever and nausea, and in December, was admitted in Lilavati Hospital to treat his right swollen leg. Read More »

Top Lashkar ultra killed in Pulwama

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One Army personnel was injured in the exchange of fire. "Ayub Lelhari district commander LeT eliminated in #Pulwama". This is being considered as a big achievement after killing of Yasin Itoo of Hizbul Mujahideen in Shopian last week. He was category "A" militant and carried a reward of Rs 10 lakh on his head, a police official said. "The condition of both Police personnel is stable", he said. Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Blasts Chicago in Sanctuary Cities Speech

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The event, alongside U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Tom Homan, started shortly after noon PT. In a speech at the Port of Miami on Wednesday afternoon, Sessions will draw a sharp distinction between Miami-Dade, which earlier this year reversed its "sanctuary city" policy, and Chicago, which last week sued the administration for attaching new immigration detention requirements to federal law enforcement grants. Read More »

North Korea 'on standby to launch' in response to Trump's latest warnings

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As CBS New correspondent Ben Tracy reports, the North Korean government had been quiet for several days, but on Monday its state media issued a new threat. "That was one of those I wish I'd not said ", Ellison explained. "Eddie, I have to tell you you've become extremely famous all over the world they're talking about Guam and they're talking about you". Read More »

Israel demolishes home of Palestinian who stabbed 3 settlers to death

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The July 21 attack came with tensions high Al-Aqsa Mosque. Clashes broke out in the area between stone-throwing Palestinians and Israeli soldiers. Israel responded to that attack by installing metal detectors at the entrance to the holy site, used as a staging point for the attack. The latest move comes after Israel's Communication Minister, Ayoub Kara , requested the GPO to rescind all the press cards of Al Jazeera journalists in Israel, accusing the network of inciting violence. Read More »

Strictly Come Dancing 2017 lineup: All the contestants we know so far

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But for people hoping we will see the 4ft 10 comic dancing with a same-sex partner, she hinted it's likely she'll be partnered with a male dancer. However, Steph's rep insisted she was not dropped from the show. "You're not allowed to tell anybody what's happening so it's been confidential but I'm so excited - I've been a Strictly super fan for years". I think I'll be what they call "a challenge". Read More »

After signing Wes Brown, Kerala Blasters set to rope in Berbatov

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But his signing could be overshadowed in the coming weeks with Blasters reportedly locked in talks with another former Manchester United player Dimitar Berbatov . Brown said that he is looking forward to a new challenge with Kerala. "Kerala, See you soon!" tweeted Brown. Brown and Berbatov's rumoured move to last season's league runners up comes on the back of a tweet by sports broadcaster Jim White . Read More »

India, China 'preparing for armed conflict' over Doklam border dispute

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According to a New Delhi source, Indian soldiers have thwarted the attempt of a group of Chinese soldiers to enter Indian territory in the Lahad district. The encounter ended with slight injuries on both sides. The US department also stated, we want India, China to have conversations because we have the relationship between both governments. Read More »

PM Modi's reference to Kashmir taken well in Valley

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Underlining that " India is the land of Mahatma Gandhi and Lord Buddha", he said the culture of the country is to take everyone along on the path of development. Rs 1.25 lakh crore that came to banks during the note ban has been unearthed as black money and another Rs 1.75 lakh crore is under scrutiny. Children died at a hospital, the entire nation is with them. Read More »

Cyber experts welcome decision to ban the deadly game — Blue Whale Challenge

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The game, said to have been originated in Russian Federation, gives unsafe tasks to the participants, each tougher than the last. Manoj, the young boy was found hanging in his home on July 26. He committed suicide because of the very same game. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday hailed the Centre's decision to regulate the " Blue Whale Challenge " game and urged people to alert authorities about the existence of related links and hashtags in cyber space. Read More »

Top US military official arrives in South Korea

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A Beijing-based foreign diplomat who is familiar with the matter said that Wu, who turns 71 in December, had reached retirement age. While ensuring that South Korea will not seek the collapse of the North Korean regime, the South Korean president urged Pyongyang to freeze its nuclear program and suspend all ballistic missile activities. Read More »

Big Ben to fall silent for 4 years during restoration project

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The bell will still toll for important events such as New Year's Eve celebrations but will otherwise remain silent until 2021. "I hope that the Speaker (of the House of Commons ). The 13.7-tonne bell did not ring for a short period during maintenance in 2007 and was halted for two years in 1983, but has never been silent for as long as four years. Read More »

State to write to Centre to ban Blue Whale online game

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The parents of a teenager who committed suicide by hanging himself in his residence has approached police saying that their son might have killed himself while playing the lethal online game ' Blue whale challenge' . It is suspected that Manoj deleted the game from his phone before he committed suicide on July 26. The government of Maharashtra is also contemplating a ban on the game. Read More »

Kildare Students Receiving Leaving Cert Results Today

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Senior executive for innovation and education policy, Claire McGee said: "The proportion of students taking the higher level maths paper has nearly doubled since the introduction of bonus points in 2012 and is a clear vindication of that decision". Read More »

Hope Hicks tapped for interim White House communications director

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Hicks, 28, was a political novice prior to the start of Trump's campaign for president, where she served as a top communications staffer, often referred to as communications director or press secretary. He was sacked from the post 11 days after he was tapped for the job. The move came at the behest of chief of staff Gen. John Kelly, who asked Mr. Trump to remove Scaramucci from his role, according to a New York Times report. Read More »

South Korean Premier Rejects Opposition's Call For Nuclear Armament

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Lt. Gov. Ray Tenorio told the media Tuesday that North Korea appears to be holding off on an imminent launch of missiles into waters near the USA territory in the Pacific. Tokyo has moved a missile-defence system into the Sea of Japan, on board a naval destroyer, as well as deploying four land-based defence systems in case United States interceptors failed to hit any North Korean missiles. Read More »

Philippines : 32 drug suspects killed by Police

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It happened days after a city mayor, who was among the politicians Duterte publicly linked to illegal drugs , was killed. "If we could kill another 32 everyday, then maybe we can reduce what ails this country". Local and global human rights groups claim more than 9,000 have died as a result of the drug war's alleged extrajudicial killings, which the government has denied. Read More »

US Defence Secretary Mattis tells North Korea it's 'game on' over Guam

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The missile plans were previously announced. He's quoted to have said the North will carry out the "important decision" as declared- should the US continue its "reckless, provocative actions on the Korean peninsula". Ellison, who also serves as the Democratic National Committee Deputy Chair, criticized the way Trump has handled the growing tensions between North Korea and the United States at the Netroots Nation conference in Atlanta, Georgia last week. Read More »

Tillerson: US 'interested' in negotiating with North Korea

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Meanwhile, the European Union's top diplomat, Federica Mogherini, said the EU would intensify its diplomatic efforts with North Korea, the United States, South Korea, China, Russia and Japan. The DPRK stands for North Korea's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Dunford on Tuesday told Fang Fenghui, chief of the People's Liberation Army's joint staff department, that the sides had "many hard issues" between them but were willing to deal with them through dialogue. Read More »

Global gold prices rise on rising US-North Korea tensions

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The lower close on Tuesday came on the heels of remarks by President Donald Trump warning North Korea against making further threats. Trump, whose threat this week to bring " fire and fury " was dismissed by North Korea, said Thursday that statement might not have been "tough enough". Read More »

Four Teamsters found not guilty in 'Top Chef' extortion trial

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Defense lawyers celebrated the verdict as showing the Teamsters Local 25 members were engaged in legitimate picketing to push for real jobs. Prosecutors said the jobs had already been filled by production assistants. They felt they were depicted in a negative light when cell phone video shown in court featured the men using choice language outside the Milton restaurant. Read More »