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2 militants reportedly killed in encounter in north Kashmir

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On November 9 militants shot at and injured a policeman in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir , police said. The militants are heard telling Ahmad not to approach the police and also warn him against joining politics. "We have started investigation to ascertain the identity of the two militants", he added. He said the search operation continued for over three hours. Read More »

Judge Orders Deadlocked Menendez Trial Jurors To Try Again

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Evelyn Arroyo-Maultsby spoke outside the courthouse after the jury was unable to reach a verdict after three full days and part of a fourth. Prosecutors say the senator took gifts such as a luxury hotel stay, private flights and hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign donations from Melgen and in return Menendez acted as the doctor's "personal senator", advocating on his behalf on various government matters. Read More »

Trump lands in Philippines, final stop in Asia

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US President Donald Trump is expected to hold bilateral talks with his Filipino counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte , ahead of the East Asia Summit in the Philippines. "This is not the press statement", he told the gathered reporters. Trump also laughed as Duterte called the reporters there "spies." In particular, this was due to the Trump administration's explicit and conscious decision to prioritise strategic cooperation with Asian allies over promotion of human rights and democracy values. Read More »

US Navy to run rare 3-carrier military exercise in Pacific

He suffered a gunshot wound and is now recovering in a South Korean hospital, the military said. "Our military has taken in a North Korean soldier after he crossed from a North Korea post towards our Freedom House", the statement said, referring to a building on the South side of the village which is bisected by the border. Read More »

Video clip claiming Hardik in compromising situation goes viral

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I will put up a tough fight. "It knows it's losing ground to the Congress , and also these youngsters are aligning with us, so it's a ploy to defame Hardik", commented Congress spokesman Manish Doshi. Hardik said that he is "amused" that the BJP is so "petrified" of his existence in the political sphere. The pre-poll politics in Gujarat is heating up by the day. Read More »

Lebanese official: We want 'the truth' from Prime Minister Hariri

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If the interview was meant to end the rumors that Hariri is being coerced by Saudi Arabia, it didn't exactly work. The Saudis deny that they forced Hariri to resign and say he came to Riyadh because of death threats he faced in Lebanon. At the end of the November 6-10 session of the Catholic Council of the Patriarchs and Bishops of Lebanon, the prelates said their pain "is the continuation of wars in the countries of the Middle East, particularly in Syria, Iraq, Palestine and Yemen, which ... Read More »

(GE) Stake Lowered by ELM Advisors LLC

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Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Hollencrest Securities LLC increased its position in General Electric by 5.5% in the third quarter. GE warned it now expects to make just $1 to $1.07 per share next year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.38 earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that Portland General Electric Company will post 2.26 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Read More »

Woman accuses George HW Bush of groping her when she was 16

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Having seen Bush speak at a conference held at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University earlier that month, Corrigan asked her father if she could leave school early to see Bush speak at the Central Intelligence Agency event. Read More »

Trump offers to mediate in South China Sea dispute

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The world is watching the events unfold in China with interest, and speculation over what may happen to them includes everything from a slap on the wrist to 10 years in prison. The next step is for ASEAN and China to start formal consultations and negotiations for the actual Code of Conduct , and the earliest that talks on this can start is February 2018, the diplomat said. Read More »

AAA: Florida gas prices see largest one-week increase in the nation

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In the past week, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded in Chicago has dropped by about 7.5 cents, while the national average went up by 1.5 cents, according to GasBuddy senior petroleum analyst Patrick DeHaan. "Our usual autumn pump price plunge was interrupted by rising oil prices", said Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA. "Strong U.S. demand and exports of gasoline is a major factor supporting gas prices, now at levels that have not been seen in Canada in over two years". Read More »

Badgers men's soccer: Wisconsin to host Illinois-Chicago in NCAA tourney

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The NCAA announced on its men's soccer tournament selection show Monday afternoon that the Spartans will be seeded No. 7 with a first round bye, with a little pep talk from Tom Izzo. Virginia (12-3-5) went unbeaten in the ACC Tournament (2-0-2) and outscored opponents 6-1 in four postseason matches. Virginia Tech (9-9-0) is in the tournament for the second consecutive year. Read More »

Pakistan's fittest players fail to impress PSL franchises

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He also announced that the semi finals of the league will be played in Lahore, but that there is "a commitment to try our best to host the PSL 3 final in Karachi ". Quetta Gladiators have picked pacer Rahat Ali. The cricketers were segregated into six different categories such as Platinum, Diamond, Gold, Silver, Emerging and Supplementary. Read More »

Samantha-Naga Chaitanya wedding reception

The bride Samantha looked gorgeous in a silver embellished gown while Naga looked dapper in blue formals. Just as everyone is going awww over those pics, here comes another set of pictures having Chay- Sam, this time from their wedding reception. Read More »

Former admin. dropped the ball on TX church shooter

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In her interview, the 25-year-old outlined a disturbing home life with Kelley, saying that he threatened to kill her and her entire family, adding, "He just had a lot of demons or hatred inside of him". Rod Green, a former law enforcement officer in Montana, said when he saw Kelley arrive in all black, he examined him closely to make sure he was not carrying a gun. Read More »

Supreme Court takes up First Amendment challenge to California abortion law

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The centers say the law violates their right to free speech by forcing them to convey messages at odds with their beliefs. "California has a substantial interest in the health of its citizens, including ensuring that its citizens have access to and adequate information about constitutionally protected medical services like abortion", Judge Dorothy W. Read More »

Flyers to host Christmas kettle kick-off

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The Minister praised the Salvation Army for its "commitment and dedication to a cause that is so important to the destitute persons on our island who depend on your kindness and compassion to execute this venture every year". The Salvation Army is ringing in the holiday season by preparing for their most popular campaign. "We want to do everything we can to support the people of our community", she said. Read More »

RT files paperwork with Justice Department to register as foreign agent

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Intelligence agencies have suspected RT of meddling in the 2016 presidential election between President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, according to Reuters. "The war the USA establishment wages with our journalists is dedicated to all the starry-eyed idealists who still believe in freedom of speech". Moreover, on Friday, Ivan Melnikov, the first deputy speaker of the lower house of the Russian parliament, said foreign media outlets would be included in the ... Read More »

Three-Carrier Show of Force Sails Off Korean Peninsula

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According to a Japan Ministry of Defense (MoD) press statement, the two navies conducted various tactical exercises this Sunday aimed at improving the tactical skills of the JMSDF and enhancing collaboration with the U.S. Both operations focused on the capacity to quickly unite forces from three strike force groups because of national circumstances. "We sent three of the largest aircraft carriers in the world (to the Korean Peninsula) and a nuclear submarine is also positioned", the American ... Read More »

India Joins Quadrilateral Dialogue Meeting With US, Australia & Japan

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India joined US, Japan and Australia to launch a quad, but cautiously averted sounding harsh on China, although the four-nation initiative is aimed at containing the communist country in Indo-Pacific. "The relevant proposals should be open and inclusive and conducive to win-win cooperation, and should avoid politicising or excluding relevant parties", foreign ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang told a regular news briefing. Read More »

British Brexit Minister Offers Parliament New Vote On Brexit Deal

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And he said there would be no withdrawal agreement bill, or vote, if London can not strike a deal with Brussels. Q&A What is a hard Brexit? He added: "I don't see how it's acceptable that we should implement Brexit by means of clause nine to have a statute after the date of our departure". Read More »

Trump asked Xi to resolve Ball arrest

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After Trump raised the matter, Xi promised to look into the case and ensure the players would be treated fairly and expeditiously, said a USA official who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation. The athletes were unable to play in the game, and they remain in China awaiting their fate while the rest of their team returned to the US days ago. Read More »

Officer Announced New Charges in The Dead of Tim Piazza

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Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller has announced the findings into an investigation involving deleted basement surveillance footage from Beta Theta Pi the night leading up to Timothy Piazza's death. We have spent the past eight months wondering - how can this happen on the campus of Penn State? "Guess what guys - now we know". "Instead, he was killed". Read More »