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J&K Governor says no plans to scrap Articles 35A, 370

J&K Governor says no plans to scrap Articles 35A, 370

The meeting comes amid prevailing political situation triggered by massive deployment of security forces, abandonment of the Amarnath Yatra midway, and forced removal of tourists and others from the...

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Northern B.C. murders: Police find items linked to suspects

The news comes after police said Wednesday they would be scaling back the search in the Gillam area, which is where the last confirmed sighting of the pair was more than a week ago. Northern communiti...

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Millionaire evaded cops in wife's slaying by staying in luxe Mexico hotels

The next day, he allegedly called 911 from a gas station near the Mexico border in San Diego and claimed somebody had broken into their home, killed his wife, and drove him there. He surrendered his B...

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North Korean cryptocurrency heists net estimated $2 billion

North Korean cryptocurrency heists net estimated $2 billion

The projectiles were reportedly launched from South Hwanghae province on North Korea's western coast, flew across the country, and landed in the waters off the eastern coast. 'If the U.S and south K...

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Plane carrying singer Pink’s crew crash lands in Denmark

Plane carrying singer Pink’s crew crash lands in Denmark

Two Australians were on board the plane which was carrying the management team of American singer Pink when it crashed in Denmark. Pink's crew has reportedly survived a horrifying event. Danish ...

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US Ambassador to Russia Huntsman Steps Down From His Post

US Ambassador to Russia Huntsman Steps Down From His Post

Huntsman left the Utah governor's office in 2009, when former President Barack Obama tapped him as ambassador to China. In a resignation letter sent Tuesday morning to President Trump, Huntsman ch...

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Latin American nations warn citizens about U.S. travel after deadly shootings

Latin American nations warn citizens about U.S. travel after deadly shootings

Singer-songwriter and El Paso native Khalid said he would hold a benefit concert at the end of the month, where all the proceeds would go to the victims' families. Several hours later, on Sunday, ...

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Grandmother Stops Grandson From Executing Plan To 'Shoot Up' A Hotel

Grandmother Stops Grandson From Executing Plan To 'Shoot Up' A Hotel

Williams told his grandmother he purchased an AK-47 rifle and planned to "shoot up" a local hotel and commit suicide by cop, federal prosecutors said last week. He was charged with making false stat...

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Hiroshima marks 74th anniversary of WWII atomic bombing

Hiroshima marks 74th anniversary of WWII atomic bombing

Matsui also demanded Japan's government represent the wills of atomic bombing survivors and sign a United Nations nuclear weapons ban treaty. He added that the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki s...

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Pilot arrested before boarding flight to USA is released

Pilot arrested before boarding flight to USA is released

The other pilot, 45-year-old Dan Kudirka, was released from custody and will not be charged, a Police Scotland spokeswoman told ABC News Tuesday. Both men remain in custody. The limit for alcohol in t...

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‘This is legacy’: Twitter remembers Sushma Swaraj and her ‘Mars’ tweet

‘This is legacy’: Twitter remembers Sushma Swaraj and her ‘Mars’ tweet

The position went to S Jaishankar. The Indian National Congress expressed condolences on Twitter . She was shifted to AIIMS after a heart attack but to of no use. Sushma Swaraj , a popular politici...

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Brazil gang leader who tried to escape as daughter dies

Brazil gang leader who tried to escape as daughter dies

Clauvino da Silva, 42, apparently hanged himself Tuesday at a Rio de Janeiro prison just three days after he was busted in an elaborate escape attempt, the Rio Times reported . Officials say he manag...

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Manitoba RCMP find items linked to B.C. murder suspects

Manitoba RCMP find items linked to B.C. murder suspects

Manitoba RCMP would not disclose what these items are , but said they were found on August 2 on the shoreline of the Nelson River, just nine kilometres from where a burnt-out SUV connected to Kam McLe...

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PR Senate Sues Over New Governor

PR Senate Sues Over New Governor

In Puerto Rico, Pedro Pierluisi was sworn in as the new governor, after his disgraced predecessor, Ricardo Rosselló, officially stepped down Friday following weeks of mass protests. Schatz said that P...

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Blaming mass shootings on mental illness is 'inaccurate' and 'stigmatizing,' experts say

Blaming mass shootings on mental illness is 'inaccurate' and 'stigmatizing,' experts say

The group added: "It is important to note that the overwhelming majority of people with mental illness are not violent and far more likely to be victims of violent crime than perpetrators of violenc...

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North Korean missiles have not reached Japan's territorial waters - defense ministry

North Korean missiles have not reached Japan's territorial waters - defense ministry

The U.S. and South Korea say the drills are defensive in nature, while North Korea sees them as preparation to invade. The North fired "two projectiles that are assumed to be short-range ballistic...

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UK PM Johnson's spokesman: We leave EU on October 31

UK PM Johnson's spokesman: We leave EU on October 31

That would put Mr Johnson closer to a more optimal scenario of fighting a general election on his domestic agenda, having already delivered Brexit . The question is whether Johnson's government - w...

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Beto O'Rourke Tells Trump: Stay out of El Paso

Beto O'Rourke Tells Trump: Stay out of El Paso

Caught after the vigil with a question about whether Trump could do anything to "make this any better", O'Rourke had strong words for the media, too. "What do you think?" Perhaps O'Rourke should bri...

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El Paso Shooting Gunman Faces Death Penalty

El Paso Shooting Gunman Faces Death Penalty

After another victim died in the hospital on Monday morning, the grim total rose to 21, El Paso Police said on Twitter. Police are still in the process of notifying the families of victims in the El...

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Nigerian Court Grants Sheikh Zakzaky Leave for Medical Treatment Abroad

Nigerian Court Grants Sheikh Zakzaky Leave for Medical Treatment Abroad

The defendants will also remain at the approved Medanta Hospital in New Delhi, India until they make a complete recovery after which they'll return to Nigeria for the continuation of the trial. "The c...

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Maduro says he `repudiates` Trump statement on possible Venezuela blockade

Maduro says he `repudiates` Trump statement on possible Venezuela blockade

He gave no details. "We plan to attend and have a big presence", the official said. "Every time there has been a dialogue session, the US government makes bad, perverse decisions like it took this w...

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Hong Kong thrown into even more chaos as protesters launch citywide strike

Hong Kong thrown into even more chaos as protesters launch citywide strike

Earlier on Monday, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam held a press conference, declaring that the city is on the "verge of a very risky situation" and condemning the protesters for interfering w...

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Mexico mulls legal action against U.S. after El Paso shooting

Mexico mulls legal action against U.S. after El Paso shooting

During a press conference in Mexico City, Ebrard called the shooting an act of terrorism against Mexicans in the USA and said the Mexican government will look into whether there is enough evidence t...

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Buttigieg Says White Nationalism Is Being Condoned At High Levels Of Government

Buttigieg Says White Nationalism Is Being Condoned At High Levels Of Government

When asked by MSNBC if Saturday's shootings fell at the feet of President Donald Trump , O'Rourke said the president bears some responsibility. The first massacre occurred on Saturday morning in ...

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Flights, subway service disrupted as general strike called in Hong Kong

The strike follows a weekend of clashes between brick-throwing demonstrators and tear gas and rubber bullet-firing police. Earlier Monday, Hong Kong buckled under the strike urged by protesters ...

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Crowd Drowns Out Ohio Governor's Comments After Shooting: 'Do Something!'

Crowd Drowns Out Ohio Governor's Comments After Shooting: 'Do Something!'

The city identified the nine people killed in the shooting: Megan K. Betts; Nicholas P. Cumer, 25; Thomas J. McNichols, 25; Lois L. Oglesby, 27; Logan M. All their families had been notified, offici...

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Russia's Putin urges new arms talks with U.S. to avoid 'chaos'

Russia's Putin urges new arms talks with U.S. to avoid 'chaos'

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Monday that Moscow would be forced to start developing short and intermediate-range land-based nuclear missiles if the United States started doing so aft...

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13 victims after nearly a dozen shootings over the weekend: Toronto police

13 victims after nearly a dozen shootings over the weekend: Toronto police

Investigators said that in one of the incidents, eight to 12 shots were fired. Hours later, at around 4:20 a.m., two people were sent to hospital following a shooting near Church and Adelaide Stree...

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Trump denounces white supremacy after shootings, cites video games and internet

Trump denounces white supremacy after shootings, cites video games and internet

Trump did not directly address accusations that his own anti-immigrant and racially charged comments have contributed to a rise in race tensions. "These sinister ideologies must be defeated", he sa...

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BitMitigate: Here's what we know about the company offering services t

BitMitigate: Here's what we know about the company offering services t

Kate Klonick, a St. John's University professor specializing in internet law and online speech, said services such as Cloudflare may not be the best to make "hard content moderation decisions" which...

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Mitch McConnell fractures shoulder in fall

Mitch McConnell fractures shoulder in fall

McConnell, a Republican from Louisville, was on patio outside home when he tripped, the release said. "Our supporters built an homage to the Courier Journal cartoon at Fancy Farm and we posted their...

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OH shooter kills his sister

OH shooter kills his sister

Betts was first suspended after putting together a "rape list" of some of his female peers, which included one of the former classmates who spoke to the AP. "There's nothing in this individual's recor...

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Germany: We expect Georgieva to become IMF head despite her age

Germany: We expect Georgieva to become IMF head despite her age

In a message on Twitter, soon after a narrowly-won decision by EU finance ministers to put forward the World Bank CEO and former European Commissioner for the top post at the Fund, Georgieva said ...

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Egypt restores King Tut's golden coffin as Grand Museum nears completion

Egypt restores King Tut's golden coffin as Grand Museum nears completion

The Large Gilded Coffin of King TutankhamunTutankhamun, also known worldwide as the Golden Pharaoh, was an 18th... "This coffin was kept inside the tomb of the king since it was discovered in Lu...

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Trump condemns white supremacy but doesn’t propose gun laws after shootings

Trump condemns white supremacy but doesn’t propose gun laws after shootings

Trump's comments came after two mass shootings rocked the nation over a span of less than 24 hours. The president said that gun crime would be reduced if "video games that celebrate violence" we...

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