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Youth's body found in Kashmir Valley

Terrorists killed two youth including a cable operator at two places in south Kashmir on Sunday. A day after a 16-year-old was shot dead allegedly by militants, a cable operator was shot at by suspected militants in south Kashmir's Shopian district.

Ten civilians killed in past 2 weeks in Afghanistan's central Logar province

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) confirmed on Sunday the killing of 36 civilians by militants in Afghanistan's northern Mirza Olang village in early August. At the time, Afghan officials announced that over 60 people had lost their lives in the brutal killing carried out by Taliban and Daesh in a rare joint operation between the two rival terrorist groups.

Supreme Court grants bail to Malegaon blast accused Lt Col Purohit

He has been in jail for nine years but still he is serving in the Indian Army. Seven people were killed and almost 100 others injured when a bomb strapped to a motorcycle exploded in Nasik district's Malegaon town on September 29, 2008. The high court had said that prima facie no case was made out against Sadhvi Pragya, given a clean chit a year ago by the National Investigating Agency (NIA), which took over the probe from Maharashtra's Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in 2011.

NBC5 Forecast: Good view of the eclipse, but it will be hot

Tonight . A few clouds. Both days will be partly to mostly cloudy during the day. Highs in the low to mid 90s. Tuesday .Partly cloudy. Scattered showers/storms possible. Clouds will be increasing in the morning and will be mostly cloudy before any rain arrives in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s to near 90. On Monday evening there is a 20 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms.

Santa Margarita beaten by no-hitter at Little League World Series

Team Northwest had a rough start at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa., on Friday. Northwest plays on Saturday in the USA elimination bracket. Santa Margarita, which saw its 17-game winning snapped, will drop into the loser's bracket to face Mid-Atlantic Monday, Aug. 21 at noon on ESPN. North State had 18 hits off four Santa Margarita pitchers.

Mall Road turns into battlefield as lawyers go on rampage in LHC

Their attempt to storm the CJ block was thwarted as anti-riot police used tear gas and water cannon to force them out of the court premises. Earlier, the bench issued warrants for the arrest of Qureshi and directed the police to arrest and produce him before it.

Percent Now Support Trump Impeachment

Six months ago, 30 percent of Americans expressed support for impeachment. There is a gaping gender divide in views about impeachment. After his controversial remarks on Charlottesville , a lot of Americans seem to be asking the same question: will Trump be impeached ? Much of the increase is due to a jump in favor of impeachment among Democrats - from 58 percent in February to 72 percent today - and independents - from 27 percent to 38 percent.

Palestinian Authority Chairman Abbas threatens to cut all its funding to Gaza

Abbas expressed doubt about the U.S. administration's ability to lead peace talks between the Palestinians and Israel, given the chaos in the White House. Nabil Abu Rdeneh says Abbas "wants clarity" on the two-state solution, the cornerstone of worldwide diplomatic efforts for the past two decades. Abbas responded that as long as Hamas continues to govern Gaza independently, Gazans would continue to suffer.

Sasikala Stepped Out Of Bengaluru Prison

The video, whose authenticity could not be verified by Hindustan Times, purportedly showed her walking into the jail in civilian clothes. The CCTV footage has been taken from the central prison complex informed a source and the fresh evidence will sure land many in deep trouble.

Bawumia tours Sierra Leonean disaster site

The two Vice Presidents were accompanied by officials of their governments. The survivors have been relocated to temporary shelters while efforts are made to permanently resettle them. President Koroma revealed that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was one of the first leaders to call after the mudslide, adding, "This visit is further evidence of the close relations between Sierra Leone and Ghana".

Joint exercises could hike Korea tensions

SEOUL , South Korea (AP) - America's annual joint military exercises with South Korea always frustrate North Korea. North Korea has long denounced the drills as a war rehearsal for a northern invasion, reports Yonhap News Agency. "If South Korea really wants no war on the Korean Peninsula, it should try to stop this military exercise". North Korea appears to have left open some room for a quid pro quo, added Narang.

Keeping Safety in Mind During the Solar Eclipse

The event will include a talk about the astronomy of the ancient Mississippian culture and the history of solar eclipses . An alternative method for safe viewing of the partially eclipsed sun according to the American Astronomical Society is pinhole projection (link is external ).

Victim, suspect dead after Oberlin Avenue shooting in Lorain

Lorain police along with the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force and the Sheriff's Office went to the suspect's home armed with a search warrant. Officials did not provide the names of either the suspect or the victim pending family notification, the release states. Police do not believe there are any other suspects in the woman's death.

Rajasthan: Bhilwara woman gets divorce as in-laws house didn't have a toilet

As per a family court, the absence of toilet inside home constituted to "cruelty" against the wife. Indian media said the woman had filed for divorce in 2015. The court heard that women in the area are usually forced to wait until it's dark to go to the open fields that are used instead of toilets. 'In villages, women have to wait until sunset to answer nature's call.

Colorado man stabbed for having Nazi haircut

The man aimed for his head over his auto door, but Witt blocked the blow with his hand, which needed three stitches. Sooooooo apparently I look like a neo-nazi and got stabbed for it ... "I threw my hands up out of natural reflex and then I kind of dived back in my vehicle as the suspect took off running". "The dude was actually aiming for my head", Witt said, adding: "I was more in shock because I was just getting a milkshake".

United States troop reduction in exercise not due to North Korea concerns: Mattis

Far from the dusty firing ranges just south of the heavily fortified border with North Korea , US and South Korean troops hunch over laptops and screens wearing earphones and camouflaged combat uniforms, according to photos of past UFG drills on the United States Forces Korea website.

United States troop reduction in exercise not due to N.Korea concerns: Mattis

US President Donald Trump assured South Korea he would consult with them before making any military decisions on North Korea, according to Moon. The United States and South Korea will start a joint exercise called Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) on August 21 lasting through August 31, the Pentagon said on Friday, as tensions had escalated over North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons program.

President Trump Calls Lindsey Graham a "Publicity Seeker"

President Trump also attacking South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham , calling him a publicity seeker and Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake , calling him toxic. The fallout from Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville led to the disbanding of his CEO advisory panels on Wednesday as a growing number of chief executives from some of the nation's largest companies resigned in protest against the president's response.

The attacks in Spain this week

Citizens of 24 countries were among those killed and injured in Barcelona including one Belgian national confirmed to have died. At around 17:00 on Thursday, a van ploughed into a crowd of people in Barcelona's Las Ramblas , a street popular with tourists, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than 100 others.

Congress leaders pay tribute on Rajiv Gandhi's 73rd birth anniversary

Members of women wing, SC, ST, BC and Minorities and student wing NSUI across the Nalgonda , Suryapet and Yadadri districts celebrated the birth anniversary of the late leader. An attempt is made to understand and uphold his passion for the progress of the nation and his pioneering of many national and global projects. Hitting out at the BJP government at the Centre, Surjewala, who is a Congress MLA from Kaithal, said, "After the failure of "Achhe Din Jumla", the "New India" is the latest ...

Kevin Brady set to push GOP tax agenda from Reagan ranch

Republican lawmaker Kevin Brady , chairman of the Ways and Means Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, will give a speech on tax reform at President Ronald Reagan's ranch in California on August 16. "There are allusions to "needing space" and calm to thread the needle for tax reform", she said. White House officials and Senate leaders were deeply skeptical of a plan from House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., that would have cut taxes on exports in an effort to boost USA manufacturers.

Cambridge University Press criticised in Beijing censorship row

Academics have also spoken out in alarm at CUP's move. CUP's decision to censor the articles has been criticised by academics, including China Policy Institute director Jonathan Sullivan, who's also a member of the China Quarterly " s executive committee.

Mother Of Protester Slain In Charlottesville Says She Won't Talk To Trump

Though out of public view, Trump sought to make his voice heard on Twitter as he found himself increasingly under siege and alone while fanning the controversy over race and politics toward a full-fledged national conflagration. Lee with George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, Trump slammed McCain when a reporter asked him about one of the senator's statements. Trump hit back on Twitter on Thursday morning, calling the senator "Publicity seeking Lindsey Graham " and saying Graham "falsely ...

New biography about David Bowie reveals details of wild life

The "Starman" singer has one other child, 44-year-old Duncan Jones from a previous marriage, as does Iman , who shares 38-year-old Zulekha Haywood with her ex-husband, Spencer Haywood. "He obviously looked like such a freak that some sick people thought he might be into necrophilia", Caruso says. This was the boy from postwar Brixton [a district of south London] with his sights set on the world, ' he writes.

Zoo is latest group to pull even from Trump's Mar-a-Lago

The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society and the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach have also ditched their previously planned events at Mar-a-Lago. The Cleveland Clinic, American Cancer Society and the American Friends of Magen David Adom, an organization supporting Israel disaster relief programs, also have changed venues for their events.

Suspect Wanted for Weymouth Murder

Clarke's body was discovered covered in sharp trauma injuries in her home around 4:00 a.m. Saturday after a friend called police, anxious about her. Officers responded and found her dead in her Lake Street apartment. Bailey has family in Florida, but police said he is not known to have left MA. Clarke's home is in Lakeview Manor, a public housing complex of about 200 units.

Pelosi Calls On Congress To Censure Trump

Lee statute had led to violence and the death of a counter-protester in Charlottesville. "Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our attractive statues and monuments", he tweeted . "There is no room for celebrating the violent bigotry of the men of the Confederacy in the hallowed halls of the United States Capitol or in places of honor across the country", Pelosi said in a statement.

North Korean posters boast United States mainland is in range of nuclear missiles

North Korea has unveiled a set of propaganda posters depicting missile attacks on the mainland United States in the country's latest bellicose rhetoric against Washington, the country's state news agency showed. The KCNA state news agency did not say why the posters were being released now. A day after the foreign minister's remarks, the country's central state media KCNA reported that North Korea's Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army (KPA) was examining an operational plan ...

President Trump's compliments police after Boston rally

Days before the gathering in Boston , the organizers said that they had no association with the white hate groups that had descended on Charlottesville. Black-clad counter-protesters also grabbed an American flag out of an elderly woman's hands, and she stumbled and fell to the ground. The rally was somehow branded as a "white supremacy" and "Nazi" rally.

Seward water unsafe to drink after towers run dry

Because of the risk of high nitrate levels in the water, residents have been told not to drink the water or use it for cooking. The City of Seward has told residents not to consume any city water because of unknown concentrations in the water.

U.S. general pledges to defend Japan from North Korean attack

Observing that Japan and South Korea are on the front line against the North Korean threat, Mattis said the U.S. recognises that any confrontation with North Korea would pose an immediate danger to its allies and their populations. Much of it involves computer-based simulations. The North responded by threatening to fire missiles toward the U.S. Pacific island territory of Guam.

US Navy ship collides with merchant ship in Indian Ocean

The Navy said that search and rescue is underway, and was being assisted by tug boats, a Navy ship, helicopters and a local police coast guard ship from Singapore . allies in Asia. The navy last week said it would discipline a dozen sailors who were aboard the Fitzgerald at the time, including the top two officers and the top enlisted sailor, whose careers are nearly certainly over.

JEE (Advanced) will now be an online examination

The JEE-Mains is the entrance examination for admission to engineering courses offered across the country and a qualifying exam for JEE-Advanced which is required for admission to the IITs and NITs. One of the suggestions discussed at the meeting was to consider evaluating the performance of the candidates not only by looking at the number of correct answers to the test questions, but also how they have approached the question to solve them.

18 dead as passengers flung from taxi in horror Pietermaritzburg crash

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find a man lying next to the train tracks, ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring said. He said paramedics found that all 15 passengers had already succumbed to their multiple injuries. "Numerous people were ejected from the vehicle‚" he said. Twelve people were injured when a minibus taxi crashed into the back of a stationary vehicle on the R546 Standerton Road near Secunda in Mpumalanga on Saturday, paramedics said.

Sen. John McCain completes round of radiation, chemo for brain cancer

During that time, Senator McCain will maintain a work schedule. His resilience and strength is incredible. The 80-year-old has been receiving treatment at the Mayo Clinic after doctors discovered that the senator had a brain tumor . The three became a close-knit trio of globe-trotting defense hawks, particularly during then-President George W. Bush's administration, and disbanded only after Lieberman, who stunned his party when he backed McCain's 2008 presidential bid, retired from the ...

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