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J&K: Constable killed in encounter between militants, security forces

The troops killed the youth during a siege and search operation at Mir Mohallah in Hajin area of the district, media reports said. The three terrorists, including Lashkar commander Mehmood, alias Ali Bai, who were holed up in a house in Mir Mohalla area of Hajin, escaped as locals resorted to stone pelting. Read More »

Twitter suspends longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone

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Stone's tweets, which have been archived by Deadline , referred to Lemon an "ignorant lying covksucker" and saying Lemon "must be confronted, humiliated, mocked and punished". "This is just part and parcel of the tech left's effort to silence conservative voices". In his Facebook post, Stone included a screenshot of the message he'd reportedly received from Twitter when attempting to access his account. Read More »

Led Military Coalition Announce Iraq-Kurdish Ceasefire

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The region's parliament met in the Kurdish capital Erbil on Sunday to discuss the letter. Massud Barzani, the president of the autonomous Kurdish region in Iraq , told a closed-door session of parliament Sunday (Oct 29) he was stepping down amid the fallout from a controversial independence referendum . Read More »

Iraqi Kurdistan leader Barzani will hand over presidential powers on November 1

Masoud Barzani, the president of the autonomous Kurdish region in Iraq, has told a closed-door session of parliament he in stepping down over the fallout from a controversial independence referendum. Saturday witnessed dramatic events in Erbil and Sulemania, the cities where two major Kurdish groups have their headquarters. Abadi said the talks are meant to prepare for the peaceful deployment of Iraqi troops at the border crossings with Turkey, Iran and Syria in Iraq's northern region. Read More »

Outnumbered white nationalists cancel 'White Lives Matter' rally in Tennessee

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White nationalists retreated from the town of Murfreesboro after almost 1,000 counter-protesters showed up to drown out the sounds of a planned "White Lives Matter" rally downtown. Over the last 15 years, about 18,000 refugees have been resettled in Tennessee, less than one percent of the state's population, The Tennessean reported. Read More »

Notre Dame runs past Wolfpack

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It was his nation-leading seventh run of at least 60 yards on the season and his fourth of at least 70 yards. The Wolfpack (6-2) saw their six-game winning streak come to an end. With the defense focused on Adams, Wimbush had some room to throw the ball downfield. The two touchdowns put the Irish, up 21-14 at halftime, on cruise control. Read More »

Defying US, Rouhani vows continued missile development

An unidentified interpreter sits at center. As the USA intelligence community and eight consecutive reports from the International Atomic Energy have verified, Tehran has fully complied with the nuclear accord. Washington has also demanded inspections of Iran's military sites, which Tehran has rejected. The European Union, Britain and other parties in the deal have all encouraged Trump to keep the accord in place. Read More »

Inmate strolls out of West Virginia jail and escapes

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What is even more puzzling to Virginia police, is that the inmate was discovered missing 36 hours later, giving him a comfortable head start . 'Officials at both the Regional Jail Authority and the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety consider the incident to be a grave and unacceptable breach of their core duty to protect their fellow West Virginians. Read More »

Hamas' Gaza security chief injured in auto bomb blast

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The process of handing over the power to the Palestinian reconciliation government in the Gaza Strip is facing serious difficulties in light of disagreements between Fatah and Hamas representatives due to external activities carried out by the extremist enemies of the reconciliation. Read More »

Here's what to expect with this weekend's weather and the approaching storm

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A significant amount of rainfall, in the range of 1.5 to 3.5 inches is also forecast with this storm, according to the NWS. However, although the winds at, say, 2,000 feet, will be quite strong, that strength may not mix down to the surface, so we're more likely to see winds in the 15-30 miles per hour range along the coastline. Read More »

Congress distances from Chidambaram's remark, says J&K integral part of India

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Accusing the opposition party of changing its stand on the issue, PM Modi said that those who were in power till recently have now gone for u-turn and giving statements shamelessly. "The demand in Kashmir is to respect in letter and spirit the Article 370 and that means they want greater autonomy". PM Modi demanded a clarification from the Congress on Chidambaram's remarks and declared that he and the BJP will never let anyone threaten the sovereignty of India. Read More »

British Navy fires nine sailors from N-submarine

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The test was conducted at a time when the submarine , which carries the Trident nuclear deterrent, was docked in the USA to collect nuclear warheads. The sub was docked in the United States to pick up nukes when tests were carried out, the Daily Mail reports . The crewman met the prostitute named Abria Gooden in a bar in the port of Kings Bay in Georgia, US, when the HMS Vigilant was docked there, reports The Mail on Sunday . Read More »

Kashmir: Third man from security forces joins militants this year

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Dar, posted at the Police Training Centre (PTC) in Kathua district did not report for duty following a leave. Ahmed, a resident of Heff Shirmal village in southern Shopian, joined the police in 2012, the officer added. The photograph doing the rounds of social media has fuelled rumours of him joining the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT). "We have verified that he has joined militants", he said. Read More »

Australia's deputy PM disqualified

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He and four other lawmakers were disqualified by Australia's High Court Friday from sitting in Parliament after they were each found to hold citizenship of Australia and another country. Acting Opposition Leader Tanya Plibersek says Labor doesn't expect to win New England, but believed the northern NSW electorate should be given the option. Read More »

House narrowly passes measure paving way for Trump tax cuts

The state and local tax (SALT) deduction will remain in place for 99 percent of taxpayers, a White House tax adviser predicted Friday. On Thursday, the House passed a budget resolution that clears the path for Congress to tackle tax reform legislation. Read More »

USA soldier killed in Afghan helicopter crash

The death brought the number of United States soldiers killed in action in Afghanistan - where they are supposed to be in a non-combat role - so far this year to 11, two above the tally for the whole of 2016. Resolute commander, US General John Nicholson, expressed the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation coalition's sadness at the loss of one of its service members. Read More »

Trump plans to shrink two national monuments in Utah, senator says

Earlier this year, Trump ordered that 27 monument sites mostly in the west be reviewed for possible reduction, calling the designations a "massive land grab". Green groups and scientists have supported the designations and condemned any move to reduce their size. The land surrounding the twin buttes known as Bears Ears is considered a place of healing, a sacred place to many tribes in the Southwest. Read More »

PM Modi meets journalists at 'Diwali Milan', recalls good old days

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Modi, who was speaking at 9 Ashok Road, adjacent to the BJP headquarters, at the annual "Deepawali Mangal Milan" programme organised by his party, said even though the nature of political funding of parties is discussed, "their internal democracy, ideology, gaps and shortcomings are not debated". Read More »

England's Broad plays down Ashes 'war'

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Woakes also admitted that the Australian bowling attack has the upper hand when it comes to outright pace but insists England have the experience and the skills to cause the home side's batsmen plenty of problems. "You have to find what works for you, some people might find getting stuck in a battle distracts you from doing your day job". He missed the majority of England's Test summer, after suffering a side injury during the Champions Trophy, and admitted he "probably didn't have enough ... Read More »

Revanth Reddy exits from TDP!

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He is likely to meet TTDP leaders once again on Saturday at Amaravati before taking a final decision on Revanth Reddy , sources said. It is said that the reason for him to switch sides is reportedly because the TDP supremo N Chandrababu was exploring the possibility of a tie-up with TRS for the 2019 general elections. Read More »

'Many bodies' as two auto bombs explode in Mogadishu

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There are reports of two bomb blasts in the Somali capital, Mogadishu . At least two people are dead and more than eight others are wounded after a suspected suicide vehicle bomb detonated outside a hotel in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu . Read More »

Gujarat: AAP throws spanner in Congress works

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On Wednesday the Gujarat ATS had arrested these two persons for allegedly plotting ISIS inspired lone wolf terror attack on a synagogue in Ahmedabad . While the BJP is likely to win this election, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, on the other hand, is highly optimistic. Neither Ahmed Patel nor any of his family members is a trustee of the hospital. Read More »