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SC questions Kerala HC annulment of Hindu-Muslim marriage

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The apex court said on Tuesday that it will examine if Kerala High Court, which had declared the marriage as "null and void" on 24 May terming it as an instance of "love jihad", can actually do so by exercising its writ powers. Jahan has claimed in his plea that the Kerala human rights commission has received several complaints regarding the detention of the woman at her father's house. Read More »

Honeypreet Insan likely to surrender today

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Even as the entire nation is hooked on to how her story unfolds, here is an exclusive interview with India Today . Honeypreet, in her mid-30s, is on the run since August 25, hours after Singh was convicted. Later they all said that I was wrong. On September 26, the Delhi High Court turned down the anticipatory bail plea of a suspected accomplice of arrested Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh , Honeypreet Insan. Read More »

Capitalism the only route to prosperity, says Hammond

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Hammond labels Labour's policies a "resolutely-negative agenda of failed ideas". The shadow chancellor said Theresa May's government was "imploding" as a result of internal warfare over Brexit . "But it betrays how fearful the Tories are of the challenge posed by Jeremy Corbyn". And while conceding that the market has its failings, Hammond will promise that the Tory government will make the next generation better off, stressing free enterprise as the key to financing public services and ... Read More »

Utahn at Jason Aldean concert captures video of shooting

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Aldean was the night's headliner at the festival when what appears to be a lone gunman opened fire from a perch high up in the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas Sunday night, Good Morning America reports . These kinds of attacks, of course, have specific victims, but they are really attacks on all of us. "I don't think at first he could even hear the shots that were going off until I think someone maybe in his crew said, 'Hey, you need to get offstage and run back here, '" Owen ... Read More »

Vegas gunman had at least 23 guns in room

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Trump has ordered flags across the country to fly at half staff. The Las Vegas company's stock dropped 5.58% to $30.77 a share, with its market valuation dropping to about $17.7 billion from almost $18.9 billion on Friday. Addressing the nation, President Trump thanked Las Vegas police for their sacrifices and quick responses during the "terrible, awful attack". Several hotels and casinos - including Boyd Gaming (California, Fremont, Main Street Station), Station Casinos (The Palms, ... Read More »

North Korea Threatens Japan With 'Nuclear Clouds

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At times, the crew of Washington's only carrier based outside America will alert the Chinese escorts to ensure safe passage, should the carrier sharply alter course, the officer said. As the commanders of the largest USA warship in Asia seek to maintain operational readiness amid protracted tensions over North Korea , they find themselves keeping one eye on China, too. Read More »

Now, Pakistan foreign minister attacks PM Modi

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Asif in the interview further said, " Sushma Swaraj has accused us (Pakistan) of exporting terrorism". While addressing Asia Society forum on the sidelines of 72nd UN General Assembly session on Tuesday last, Asif had said Islamabad will not take the blame for terrorist outfits like the Haqqani Network. Read More »

Seth Meyers slams Trump as 'lazy, ignorant racist' after Puerto Rico response

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Long returns to Puerto Rico today and is expected to give a first-hand update on response and recovery later this morning. "Food and water are getting there, it is increasing, the logistics and the visibilities [of the aid effort] are increasing as well, although as I've stated before we recognize that we still need to do much more", he said. Read More »

Hamas reconciles with Palestinian Authority in Gaza

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Mr Hamdallah later met Hamas political leader Ismail Haniya and its Gaza chief Yahya Sinwar. Under previous understandings, some 3,000 Fatah security men would be integrated gradually into a Gaza police force overseen by an Interior Ministry headed by Hamdallah. Read More »

Bernie Sanders: Congress Must Act On Gun Violence

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The Las Vegas shooting has become the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history after the death toll rose to 50. When he got to work Monday, his head writer handed him his remarks from the last couple of big mass shootings. Many Republicans sincerely believe their stance on the gun issue is fundamental to the character of America itself. American Outdoor closed at $15.76 in trading Monday, up 49 cents or 3.2 percent, while Ruger shares closed at $53.45, up $1.75 or almost 3.4 ... Read More »

Sarah Sanders chokes up while speaking about Las Vegas

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At least 58 people were killed and an estimated 515 people were transported to hospitals in a mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas in the us state of Nevada, police said on Monday. In Connecticut, officials who have been fighting for stricter gun control laws in the years since the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School are calling for action on gun control following the shooting. Read More »

Camp near Srinagar Airport attacked

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A police official said that the three BSF jawans and a policeman injured in the attack have been shifted to a hospital where an injured BSF ASI succumbed to his injuries. 53 Rajput Rifles, BSF and Special Operations Group (SOG) zonal have placed a cordon around the building where terrorists are holed up. Meanwhile, airport operations have been suspended as the security forces were engaged with the remaining terrorists holed-up in a nearby building. Read More »

ABS Announces How Many Voters Have Returned Their Postal Survey Forms

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ABS deputy statistician, Jonathan Palmer , who is leading the survey taskforce stressed that the estimate is based on the bulk containers of returned forms and not a count of individual or processed forms. "If you haven't got your form or you need another one because you've damaged or lost it, then please contact us". Polls indicate the majority of Australians support same-sex marriage and it is generally thought a higher turnout favours the "yes" side. Read More »

Hezbollah says Israel pushing region to war

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Israeli government and military officials have repeatedly offered Hezbollah fair warning that the group - and Lebanon - will be laid waste if it tests the Israel Defense Forces in a war. Nasrallah, who lives in hiding out of fear of assassination, frequently levels grave threats at Israel. In a message directed to Jews around the world, Nasrallah asserted that his organization's fight is with Zionists, not Jews, but offered a special admonition to Jews who have immigrated to Israel, to "know ... Read More »

GoFundMe campaign for Las Vegas victims soars to almost $2.6M

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Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak and Sheriff Joe Lombardo created the account with a fundraising goal of $500,000. Las Vegas residents began lining up to donate blood at United Blood Services in Northwest Las Vegas not long after news of the mass shooting began to spread. Read More »

BC construction worker among Vegas shooting victims

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Jordan McIldoon of Maple Ridge, B.C., and Jessica Klymchuk of Valleyview, Alberta, were among the dozens of people killed when a gunman opened fire on a large crowd near the end of the outdoor festival on the Vegas Strip. Sheldon Mack from Victoria was also injured in the attack. Jody Ansell, from Stonewall, wrote on Twitter that she was shot in the arm but will be fine. Read More »

Nashville Plans Vigil in Wake of Vegas Shooting

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Barry organized the vigil along with CMA and Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Delaplane will hold a prayer service and vigil tonight in the wake of last night's mass shooting in Las Vegas . Nashville Mayor Megan Barry also spoke to the audience, saying, "Love is the answer and the only thing we know". The country star, 49, performed Simon & Garfunkel's " Bridge Over Troubled Water " for a crowd of approximately 600 people after he told them about how ... Read More »

North Korea opens second internet connection via Russian Federation

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Having internet routes via both China and Russian Federation reduces North Korea's dependence on any one country at a time when it faces intense geo-political pressures, he said. It now carries an Internet connection for North Korea to the rest of the world as well. With Russia now involved in Internet in North Korea, things might become more complicated. Read More »

Taj Mahal left out of Uttar Pradesh's official tourism booklet

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Anila Singh, one of the official spokespersons of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh, today said that Taj Mahal was a controversial monument and that its roots stretched back to a temple of Shiva. Titled Apaar Sambhavnaye or "Boundless Possibilities", the brochure released by the Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department displays most of the other cultural and heritage sites in the State, particularly those associated with the Hindu religious tourism. Read More »

LA police find no evidence of shooting at USC

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She reportedly told students during class that there was an active shooter in the building. The alert frightened many at the private university of 44,000 students in Los Angeles, coming the day after the deadliest shooting in modern US history. Read More »

Ariana Grande says "my heart is breaking" for Las Vegas victims

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Gov. Charlie Baker says he spoke Monday with fellow Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada and offered help. Namely it has way more guns than any other nation in the world . Murphy sought to do just that in the wake of the 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting that left 49 people dead - the largest mass casualty shooting event in modern American history prior to Sunday night. Read More »

OJ Simpson reveals what he plans to do after release

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Simpson wore a blue baseball-style cap, blue denim trousers and a jacket, and white sneakers as he walked through a door to freedom after a prison guard said: "Here you go". Simpson's trial was dubbed as "Trial of the Century" as it gathered worldwide attention. I don't think anybody in the world knows that's true. They also say they'll continue to pursue payment of $33.5 million judgment awarded in 1997 after Simpson was found civilly liable for the death and will keep advocating for ... Read More »

Yemen rebels claim drone shot down near Sanaa

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A Reuters photographer said the drone came down at around 11 am local time in a crowded area on the outskirts of the capital, but there were no reports of any casualties. The US has increased its refueling support for Saudi aircraft since the conflict began in early 2015. Yemen's internationally-backed government, allied with the Saudi-led Arab military coalition, has for more than two years been battling Iran-backed Shiite Houthi rebels over control of the country. Read More »

Supreme Court begins new year with all seats filled

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The Supreme Court previously considered a similar case, but deadlocked 4-4 after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, which meant it issued no decision. The dispute centers on fees that some states require non-union members to pay to unions in lieu of dues to fund collective bargaining and other organized labor activities. Read More »

Ohio Elected Officials Offer Condolences after Las Vegas Shooting

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Clinton asked followers to "put politics aside" and "stand up to the NRA". "Imagine the deaths if the shooter had a silencer, which the NRA wants to make easier to get", she said. Arizona Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego, who is on natural resources committee, told CNN on Monday that the only thing between the bill and its passage is "timing". Read More »

15 killed in police station blast in Syrian capital

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It says two attackers blew themselves up in the same place, with one managing to enter the station. At least 10 people were killed and 20 more injured when four armed men assaulted the station, the pro-Damascus television channel al-Mayadeen reported. Read More »

Hammond: Brexit transition period could be longer than two years

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After asking if the cabinet was "a nest of singing birds", a claim Mr Johnson had made, Mr Marr instead suggested it was actually a nest with "at least one enormous cuckoo and several vultures sitting in it". "Questions about how the cabinet is managed are questions for the prime minister", he said. Everybody has got to pull their weight within the Government'. Read More »

Vehicle attack kills one American service member, wounds another in Iraq

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Those speaking with The Washington Post on the condition of anonymity confirmed only that the attack involved Americans. At least 13 US troops have now been killed while fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria. The troops are mainly providing training and logistic support to the Iraqi forces, in addition to airstrikes by the worldwide coalition aircraft. In recent months, Iraqi forces have taken back the important cities of Mosul and Tal Afar. Read More »

West Tennessee man killed in mass shooting at Las Vegas concert

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A gunman opened fire from a hotel room above a packed, outdoor concert in Las Vegas Sunday night. More than 500 were injured. "He grabbed me from behind and started running when I felt him get shot in the back". The Sunday night shooting has become the deadliest in modern US history. Sonny was the most kind-hearted, loving man I have ever met. "The thoughts and prayers of the entire HCMC family are with Sonny and Heather's families", the center's CEO, Thomas Gee, said in a statement . Read More »

President Trump doesn't let up on criticism of San Juan mayor

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This is a "people are dying" story. The result of all this, according to Cruz , is that other mayors in Puerto Rico are afraid to say anything out of fear the Trump admin will lash out in some way. Trump's politicizing of a humanitarian relief effort is troubling enough, but to see and hear those words while photos like these still surface every day.it's nearly too much to bear. Read More »

Mysterious Braid Chopping Incidents Continue in Valley

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More than 70 incidents of "braid-chopping" have been allegedly reported in the Jammu city and other districts of the region, including Kathua, Sabma, Udhampur, Rajouri, Reasi, Doda and Kishtwar. "Special police teams have been deputed in Anantnag and Kulgam, and helpline numbers have been set up", said SP Pani, DIG Police-South Kashmir. "The reward for giving information/assistance in nabbing any person found involved in braid cutting has been doubled to rupees six lakh. Read More »