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We are in shock, says father of AMU scholar turned militant

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The student Mannan Wani, 26, son of Bashir Ahmad Wani was scheduled to return home from Indian state, Uttar Pradesh, three days ago. Aligarh SSP Rajesh Pandey too asserted that while there are reports of Mannan joining Hizbul Mujahideen, there has been no confirmation on the same. Read More »

Cloudy, chance of snow — TODAY'S FORECAST

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Tomorrow: Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Low around 24. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 30 miles per hour. East wind around 5 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. A 20 percent chance of rain before 4 a.m. Today: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Read More »

Democrat Steyer Says He'll Spend $30 Million on US House Midterms

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Rather, he said that he will devote his energies to organizing voters for the midterms, as well as "redoubling" his campaign to remove Trump from office. That was the sort of action that anxious Democrats a year ago, when Steyer launched a "Need to Impeach" campaign that has put him on cable news commercial breaks - identified as " Tom Steyer , citizen" - many times a day. Read More »

Mueller's team, lawyers discuss possible Trump interview

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The legal team is exploring standards for presidential interviews and has sought clarification for the location of the interview, the topics that would be discussed and the length of the session. Justice Department veterans said Mueller would nearly certainly want to interview the president directly in the probe, which has so far resulted in two indictments and two guilty pleas. Read More »

Adorable Princess Charlotte goes to school

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She bundles up in a red coat, matching shoes and a pink scarf. Just look at how grown-up she is! Princess Charlotte of Cambridge arrives at Berlin Tegel Airport during an official visit to Poland and Germany, July 19, 2017, in Berlin. Read More »

Iran says will have U.S. "regret" any mistake on nuclear deal

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Mogherini, and is only meant to review the process of implementing the JCPOA (the official name for the nuclear agreement)", Qassemi explained. "We in Iran are prepared for any scenario". The deal stipulates that Iran scrap its nuclear program in exchange for relief from US, EU and UN Security Council nuclear-related economic sanctions. Read More »

Status Orange cold weather alert issued for Donegal

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The warning, which kicked in at 9pm this evening, is valid until 10am on Monday morning. "Expect ice on roads in these areas overnight". The warning was issued for Munster, inland areas of Leinster, and Connacht, as well as counties Donegal, Monaghan and Cavan. Read More »

Trump seeks US$18B to extend Mexico border wall

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When President Donald Trump rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA , last September 5, he gave a six-month grace period for Congress to come up with a solution for the people have become known as the "Dreamers". Read More »

Blow for Britain's May as Northern Ireland secretary resigns

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The outgoing chairman has faced criticism over the way the general election campaign was run, but Mrs May said he had responded to the challenge with "vigour" and praised his "wisdom, hard work and dedication". Brokenshire gave notice of his resignation just as May began to overhaul her cabinet with the intention of reinvigorating her minority conservative government. Read More »

Cabinet reshuffle: Brandon Lewis appointed new Tory Party chairman

The Sun are reporting that former immigration minister Brandon Lewis has been named as the new chairman of the Conservative party. The Conservatives posted a message announcing that Chris Grayling was replacing Sir Patrick McLoughlin - but seconds later they erased their congratulations for the Transport Secretary. Read More »

Iran unrest divides UN Security Council meeting

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France's ambassador to the United Nations told the Security Council the protests in Iran did not require a meeting before the worldwide body. "The United States is abusing the platform of the Security Council". "In the end, the Iranian people will determine their own destiny, and let there be no doubt whatsoever, the United States stands unapologetically with those in Iran who seek freedom for themselves, prosperity for their families and dignity for their nation", Haley said. Read More »

Man allegedly calls police to report himself drunk driving

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Polk County Sheriff's Office has now released the audio of the very entertaining 911 call that was made by Michael Lester under the influence of alcohol and proceeded to warn other drivers about the dangers of drunk driving. "I think I'm going to get something to teat", Lester says. Dispatcher: "Where have you been all night?" Dispatcher: "Are you in the parking lot?" Police asked the allegedly intoxicated man to park his auto and said he did so in the middle of the road. Read More »

Donald Trump says he is 'stable genius' after book questions mental fitness

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I went from VERY successful businessman, to top T.V. Star ... to President of the United States (on my first try). So let me say very forthrightly, this book is not about Steve Bannon. "What's I think is really mentally unstable" is people not seeing the progress the president is making. Former press secretary Sean Spicer told "Good Morning America" on Friday that some of the quotes in the book are true, "but the context in which they are given aren't". Read More »

Craig McLachlan Accused Of Sexual Assault

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Erika Heynatz' co-stars from SBS's The Family Law were among her supporters, along with singer and TV personality David Campbell and Kate McClennan and Kate McCartney, the creators and stars of Get Krack!n . "I had to turn facing away from him and one night he pulled my underpants to the side so that my right butt cheek was out and he was kissing all around it". Read More »

Angela Merkel upbeat as she returns to coalition table

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But the Social Democrats vowed to go into opposition after a disastrous election result September 24, and only reluctantly reconsidered after Merkel's attempt to build a coalition with two smaller parties collapsed in November. If they find common ground, official coalition negotiations will begin as early as March. Until talks are over, negotiators from all parties agreed on Sunday to refrain from giving interviews. Read More »

Fire reported at Trump Tower

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The Department said its fighters were at the scene of the fire. Trump is not in NY on Monday. No injuries were reported, and US President Donald Trump is not now at the Tower. It was later revealed that a shorted-out bathroom fan caused that fire. There were no immediate reports that anyone was injured, and Mr Trump was not at the 58-storey building. Read More »

BBC editor quits over gender pay row

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Her resignation was widely reported by BBC news programmes, while the broadcaster said there was "no systemic discrimination against women". Gracie, who took on the newly created job of China editor four years ago, said women at the BBC were running out of "patience and good will" in the face of what she called a "divide and rule" approach and a continuing refusal by the corporation to admit to discriminatory policies. Read More »

Israel lists 20 groups to be denied entry over boycott calls

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Other than BDS South Africa and BDS Chile, the groups named on the list are located in Europe and North America. The prominent British campaign group War on Want has been listed as one of 20 foreign NGOs whose representatives are banned from visiting Israel over their support of the pro-Palestinian boycott, sanctions and divestment (BDS) movement. Read More »

SC to review Constitutional validity of section 377, seeks reply from Centre

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The Supreme Court on Monday said it would revisit the constitutional validity of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. "Choice can't be allowed to cross boundaries of law but confines of law can't trample or curtail the inherent right embedded in an individual under Art 21 of Constitution", Indian Express quoted the three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra, as saying. Read More »

One winning Powerball ticket to claim $570 million jackpot

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On July 30, 2016, a $487 million winning ticket was sold in Raymond. The winning numbers were 12-29-30-33-61 for the white balls and 26 for the red Powerball. The store will receive a $75,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. It also marks the second massive lottery prize to be sold to a New Hampshire player in just a year and a half. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi's first visit to Bahrain as Congress Chief

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He said this was the result of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's "genius" combined with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Gross Divisive Politics". The Gandhi scion held closed-door discussions with state leaders in groups as well as one-on-one, giving rise to speculation that Prasad Harichandan's ouster was a matter of time. Read More »

Aggie, sports reporter missing; texted that she was being followed in Houston

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On Sunday, Roland's mother received a text from her phone saying, "hello the owner of this phone Courtney. I am buying an iPad". Roland's online resume says she also worked for Mossy Oak Outdoor Sports and Entertainment as an on-air host and narrator, as well as Yahoo! Courtney's roommate, Autumn Vara, has posted an appeal on Facebook. Read More »

Leeds suffer shock FA Cup exit at Newport

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On the Saiz spitting allegation, Christiansen added: "I do not know, but if that's right why he got the red card then it's a problem". "This is something we need to talk about". "Against Burnley (in the Carabao Cup) I also made 10 changes and we had the flawless performance". "So why not today?" But County dominated for much of the match and deservedly levelled through an own goal from Conor Shaughnessy on 76 minutes. Read More »

Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa rules out forming coalition govt

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa, accompanied by a former military leader who recently was appointed vice president, met with former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai at his home. This is the direction and we hope it is the kind of talk that will be walked and talk that will be sustained", he said. Zimbabwe is scheduled to go to the polls by mid-year. Read More »

May to reshuffle Cabinet by axing senior ministers

She is also under pressure to preserve the balance between Brexit sceptics and enthusiasts, while showing the government has a objective beyond leaving the European Union, which critics say is monopolising ministers' time. Mr Green held the role until his sacking, and was integral in the talks between the United Kingdom and Scottish Governments over Brexit and the repatriation of powers after March 2019. Read More »

Kailash bar fire: Five employees killed in Bengaluru

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The restaurant is located in the ground floor of the Kumbaara Sangha building. The Press Trust of India news agency said the five were burned to death. According to a fire department official, they were alerted about the fire at around 2:30 am. The reason for the fire is yet to be ascertained. The incident took place at Kailash bar and restaurant in Kalasipalayam, which is believed to be a busy street. Read More »

Everton forgotten man Kevin Mirallas rejoins Olympiakos on loan

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Mirallas found playing time hard to come by this season for Everton , making just five appearances with two of those coming in the starting XI. Everton forward Kevin Mirallas has finalised a return to Olympiakos after joining the Greek club on loan until the end of the season. Read More »

States Won't Back Down From Sessions On Marijuana

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The Sessions memo did not distinguish between enforcement against marijuana used for recreational versus medicinal purposes. Whatever Elieson's feelings on the issue, marijuana business owners don't believe they're in immediate jeopardy. Read More »

Outrage over calls to remove homeless before royal wedding

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Cllr Derek Sharp (Con, Furze Platt) was speaking after comments by council leader Cllr Simon Dudley (Con, Maidenhead Riverside) about an epidemic of rough sleeping and vagrancy in Windsor' grabbed national attention. Stansfeld also pointed out that the Thames Valley Police has enough resources to "prevent crime and improve community safety". The Antisocial Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act replaced antisocial behaviour orders with criminal behaviour orders. Read More »

Pakistan, China to enhance cooperation in oil, gas & power sectors

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Pakistan will allow the Chinese yuan to be used for imports, exports and financing transactions for bilateral trade and investment activities, in a move economists said Wednesday would simplify a massive Chinese investment project. "That has created a lot of stress in the relationship between Beijing and Delhi", he said. "Much better than Pakistan and China". "The sparsely populated province of Balochistan on the border with Iran and Afghanistan has now taken center-stage in China's growing ... Read More »

Fact check: Trump accuses states of covering up voter fraud

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Critics of the commission are not appeased by the decision to transfer its work to the Department of Homeland Security. She claimed that many states had refused to provide basic information relevant to the inquiry and the government did not want to "engage in endless legal battles at the taxpayer's expense" by pressing on with the investigation. Read More »

SEC investigating Kushner Companies' use of the EB-5 program

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The oft-criticized EB-5 visa program offers green cards to immigrants who invest $500,000 or more in some US businesses, so long as that investment creates at least 10 jobs. Created in the 1990s, the EB-5 program gives foreign nationals permanent residence and eventually USA citizenship if they invest a minimum of $500,000 in job-creating projects in places with high unemployment. Read More »