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J&K: Pakistani LeT terrorist Umer killed in encounter; AK-47 rifle recovered

Police identified the militant - who was killed in the gun battle in Sambora - as Umer of the Abu Ismail group that was responsible for the attack on Amarnath pilgrims in July. Three LeT terrorists, including Ayoub Lelhari from Lelhar Pulwama and Rehman, were holed up at the encounter site, said sources. In the gunfight, a militant was killed and his identity is being ascertained, he said.

Gujarat Rajya Sabha election turns into a high-stakes battle

The Gujarat Congress had sent 44 MLAs to a resort in Bengaluru to prevent them from defecting to the BJP after six of their legislators quit the party last month with three of them joining the BJP. "The BJP can't threaten any MLA. horse trading not possible with those who are with us now". The MLAs are also going to meet Patel at Neejanand resort in Anand on Monday evening, informed Shailesh Parmar, Congress MLA from Gujarat.

Typhoon Noru makes landfall in western Japan, prompting landslide and flood warnings

In Minami-Tane on Tanegashima island of the same prefecture, an 84-year-old man was found dead in a fishing port. According to the JMA, Typhoon Noru passed over the seas near the city of Tokushima at around 11 a.m. Noru, which is a Korean word for a type of deer, is then likely to turn north and drench Kyushu, although the northern parts of the island, which last month were hit with torrential rains and flooding that killed 36 and left four missing, are likely to be spared the worst, an ...

Trump Eyes Stephen Miller To Replace Scaramucci as WH Communications Director

I believe that White House senior adviser Stephen Miller's statements at an August 2 news conference are outrageous, as are his attempts to vilify CNN reporter Jim Acosta for his questioning of Miller's remarks about immigrants needing to speak English in order to be allowed into the country .

New laws to strengthen online users 'right to be forgotten'

Research shows that more than 80% of Britons feel that they do not have complete control over their data online. Numerous changes were inevitable, because the British government is obliged to bring the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into United Kingdom law.

Waterloo station 'deserted' as commuters take other routes to avoid major work

Passengers travelling from Guildford, Woking and Surbiton will face particular disruption, while stations including Clapham Junction, Wimbledon, Earlsfield, Richmond and Vauxhall will suffer a knock-on effect. I would say the train is 50% empty. Over the weekend, operator South West Trains - which runs many services into Waterloo - confirmed no special compensation scheme would be in place for inconvenienced commuters, who have been told to work from home or plan holiday around the ...

Police arrest three people involved in Amarnath attack

Speaking to ANI here, defence expert PK Sehgal said, "All political parties of Jammu and Kashmir, including hurriyat and the separatists in one voice should condemn this attack because nobody wants attack on Amar nath yatris for the simple reason that their livelihood for the entire year of lakh of Kashmiris is dependent on this yatra ".

Prosecutors seek 12-year sentence for Samsung boss in bribery trial

Lee, 49, has been in detention since February, and on trial for charges including bribery and embezzlement as part of a scandal that led to Park's ouster. Special prosecutors said in the final court hearing that the case was a typical corruption offense based on cozy ties between politicians and businessmen, which severely damages the constitutional value, reports Xinhua news agency.

Christie: Trump Jr. Meeting With Lawyer Was 'Ill-Advised'

Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said last week, however, that the president weighed in, "as any father would". The White House confirmed that the president helped to write that initial misleading statement from Trump Jr. "I trust that he will be very careful to try not to go on a fishing expedition", Christie said on the subject of looking into Trump's finances. "There's always a temptation to do that".

Woman hurt when gun fires at IN officer's funeral

It happened just before 1:30 p.m.at Bankers Life Fieldhouse where the funeral was being held. Brown faces murder charges. Hundreds of mourners gathered at a ceremony beginning two days of memorial services for a police officer who was fatally shot while trying to help a man trapped inside an overturned auto in Indianapolis.

White House: Pres. Trump 'not discussing' firing Mueller

Chris Christie said on CNN's "State of the Union' Sunday ". "This is not something that should have happened". Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's campaign manager at the time, and Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law and now a senior White House adviser, also attended the meeting .

S Korean foreign minister open to meeting N Korean counterpart

The sanction was prompted by North Korea's continued intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) testing and violations of United Nations resolutions. This evening, South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha is scheduled to hold her first-ever one-on-one with her Japanese counterpart, Taro Kono.

South Korea's THAAD deployment decision pours cold water on ties: Chinese FM

It also comes as a joint statement by the Southeast Asian foreign ministers expressed "grave concerns" about rising tensions on the Korean peninsula stemming from North Korea's long-range missile tests. "If there is a chance, I would tell him that we must have dialogue and that the North must stop the continuous provocations", South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha told reporters upon arrival in Manila.

BEST Buses Go Off Roads In Mumbai. Commuters Suffer On Festive Monday

Almost all of BEST's 3,800 buses went off the roads. The strike is likely to overburden trains, which is where the majority of BEST's 30 lakh daily commuters are expected to shift. Around nine unions of the BEST formed an action committee, which has been holding talks with the administration. "It is his legal obligation to pay salaries on time and bail out the transport undertaking from the red", Rao said.

Missing Marine reported to be from Wichita

At first, the Marines and Australians mounted a massive search but after about 14 hours it became a recovery mission. "The transition to a US-led recovery operation after an extensive search and rescue operation by aircraft and ships comes with the acknowledgement that three Marines are still unaccounted for", Senator Payne said.

Tiny flesh-eating sea creatures attack teenager at Melbourne beach

Mr Kanizay couldn't stop his son's legs bleeding and they went to hospital, where staff were at a loss to explain what had happened. "I believe that these creatures are what ate Sam ". "He obviously got more bites than you'd normally get". 'We've brought them home and they've just attached themselves to this meat. "Obviously, they don't normally eat humans".

Trump Celebrates As UN Imposes 'Strongest Sanctions Ever' On North Korea

China's representative to the U.N., Liu Jieyi, said North Korea needed to "cease taking actions that might further escalate tensions", Reuters reported . They discussed North Korea's 28 July launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, the White House said. Trump hailed the unanimous vote, saying on Twitter the sanctions will have "very big financial impact!" He stressed that only dialogue and negotiations is the correct way out to address the Korean Peninsula issue.

USA will take 'prudent defensive measures' against N.Korea threat -envoy

U.S. President Donald Trump hailed the vote in a Twitter message on Saturday evening. It would also tighten trade restrictions on technology to prevent North Korea from acquiring items that could be used for its military programs. Not only have there been loopholes in the past that traders and businesses have exploited, but implementation and enforcement of sanctions have been spotty.

Veteran War Crimes Investigator Quits UN Commission On Syria: 'I Give Up'

Security Council, Swiss national news agency SDA reported. "I can't any longer be part of this commission which simply doesn't do anything", she added. "And the opposition is now made up of extremists and terrorists", she concluded. Del Ponte said she had never seen such crimes committed elsewhere, specifically mentioning the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, where she also extensively investigated atrocities.

Katarina Johnson-Thompson moves into third

She continued her decent form in the long jump with a leap of 6.56m - just one centimetre behind the winning mark made by overall leader Nafissatou Thiam. The 24-year-old slipped to fifth with just the 800 metres remaining after the long jump and javelin in the morning session in London on Sunday. In her favourite event, Johnson-Thompson entered the competition at 1.80m and cleared the bar easily with her first attempt.

Organizers hope 3-day ceasefire starts conversation

According to the folks behind the Ceasefire Baltimore Facebook page, "the goal is for everyone in the city to know that Baltimore is committing to no shootings , no stabbings, etc.no murders during the first weekend in August". "I saw him on the blacktop, I heard him crying not to let him die", she said. Saturday's killings weren't the only gun violence incidents. 'I went to funerals all through high school'.

After ICBM Tests, UN Security Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against North Korea

On Saturday, the United Nations Security Council voted unanimously to adopt a new sanctions resolution against North Korea following the country's tests of two intercontinental-range ballistic missiles in July. She added that China's support for the United Nations resolution "shows that they realise that this is a huge problem that they need to take on". "He said he's not going to tolerate North Korea being able to threaten the United States", McMaster said.

Injured From Chemical Spill At Port Of Long Beach

Local news channel KTLA 5 said 11 of the injured were treated for minor injuries at the scene and one was taken to a hospital with mild injuries. Long Beach Fire Department Hazardous Materials Team and Patriot Environmental Services are actively cleaning up the spill and are working with the Coast Guard to conduct safe clean-up operations.

China calls for halt to US THAAD deployment in S.Korea

Secretary Tillerson is in Manila , where he will participate in #ASEAN2017 and discuss #DPRK , regional security. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said he urged his North Korean counterpart to abide by United Nations resolutions when the two met on Sunday, and pressed South Korea and the United States to ensure that they take no provocative actions.

Santa Rosa police shoot and kill man brandishing a knife

Officers ordered him to surrender and drop the knife, but he did not, police said. The shooting occurred in the 2300 block of Main Street, causing the street to be shut down from Hollister Avenue - where Urth Caffé sits - to Third Street, two blocks east, according to Santa Monica Police .

Duterte signs law for free tuition in state universities

Senator JV Ejercito , one of the law's authors, said he is "very, very happy" for poor but deserving students in SUCs. Budget Secretary Benjamin E. Meanwhile, Duterte yesterday signed into law a bill that imposes stricter penalties on medical facilities seeking deposits or advance payments from patients before treating them in emergency situations.

Daesh fighters still in Syria's Raqqa, US envoy says

He was the part of ISIS' network, he used to encourage others to take the same destructive actions, using the homemade explosives he instructed the lone wolf attacks across the globe. Though U.S. -backed fighters suffered heavy casualties in Raqqa, humanitarian groups say civilians have borne the brunt of the fighting. Ramadani was responsible for actively planning external terror attacks from Syria.

Ayesha Ahad surfaces, calls for action against Hamza Sharif

In a statement, spokesperson Imran Ali Goraya said the court had declared Hamza Shehbaz innocent and Ms Ahad was attempting to malign the PML-N leader to retaliate to Ayesha Gulalai's allegations against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chief Imran Khan and leader Naeem-ul-Haque.

Callum Hawkins sets sights on Mo Farah battle

The 28-year-old Chelimo - a Kenyan-born athlete who qualified to compete for Bahrain last August - finished in 2:27:11 after resisting what looked like a decisive break from her 37-year-old Kenyan rival Edna Kiplagat inside the final mile and regaining a lead she would not relinquish.

WGC Bridgestone Invitational: Hideki Matsuyama equals course record to win

It was Matsuyama's second World Golf Championships victory, after the HSBC Champions in Shanghai previous year. He closed with a 71. Hoffman had a point, when you're a few back with a few to play, you might as well go for it. Johnson, winless since his British Open victory two years ago at St. Andrews, pulled within one shot with a long birdie putt at the 11th, but he could do no better than pars the rest of the way and shot 68.

United Nations imposes tougher sanctions on DPR Korea over ballistic missile launches

The sanctions also aim to block countries from giving any additional permits to North Korean workers, another source of money for Kim Jong-un's regime in Pyongyang. "It is rapidly growing more unsafe". The State Department has previously ruled out holding any direct talks with North Korea's envoy Ri during Tillerson's stay in Manila .

North Korea warned over nuclear ambitions as United Nations sanctions ramped up

The resolution provides for a ban on exports from North Korea of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and marine products. Still, while Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi expressed confidence Sunday that the sanctions would bring Kim Jong Un back to negotiations, many North Korea watchers are skeptical that he'll give up his quest for an ICBM that could hit the us with a nuclear weapon.

Three hurt after crane collapses onto Sydney apartment building

Both damaged buildings have been evacuated as well as residents in two surrounding buildings while they decide how to remove the crane, Fire and Rescue NSW spokesperson said. The crash caused disruptions to trains on Sunday on the T2 airport line, but a spokeswoman for the Transport Management Centre said on Monday trains were running as normal with no delays.

United Nations imposes new sanctions on North Korea following missile tests

Following North Korea's July 28 ballistic missile launch, thought by many to have tested an intercontinental ballistic missile, Beijing's four-day drill is widely seen as a show of strength to Washington, Pyongyang and the Asia Pacific region in general.

Inmate charged with rape overpowers OH deputy, steals his gun

Marshals have joined the search for 32-year-old Branden Powell after his escape around noon Friday on an 80-mile (129-kilometer) trip from a psychiatric hospital in Toledo to the Paulding County Jail in northwest Ohio. "We are working around the clock to apprehend Mr. Powell". Powell was booked in the jail on allegations of rape on July 8. A nationwide manhunt is underway after an OH man indicted on a rape charge overpowered a sheriff's deputy in a transport van on Friday following a trip ...

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