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Troops kill 2 militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight Troops kill 2 militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight
- October 14, 2017

Besides Wasim Shah, the other terrorist killed in the encounter was identified as Naseer Mir, he added. "Shah was a dreaded militant involved in a number of attacks, " Inspector General of Police, Kashmir Range, Muneer Khan told HT. While Mir, native of Pulwama's Litter village, was a category C terrorist. A guerrilla war is going on between militants and Indian troops stationed in Indian-controlled Kashmir since 1989. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi to soon take over as Congress president, says Sonia Rahul Gandhi to soon take over as Congress president, says Sonia
- October 14, 2017

He termed it a positive move that would help the party in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.Thereafter, former chief minister Harish Rawat also brought to a resolution to give responsibility to AICC chief Sonia Gandhi to formally announce Pritam Singh as the elected Uttarakhand Pradesh Congress chief , As Reported By TOI . (more...)
Denver Broncos concerned about slowing down Giants TE Evan Engram Denver Broncos concerned about slowing down Giants TE Evan Engram
- October 14, 2017

Let's see how big of a blowout top sportsbook betting sites are predicting. We saw it happen to the Jets last season, and for the Giants, they could not be heading to Denver at worse time than in Week 6. Because of the bye, Joseph was able to fit in two additional practices, which he used to prep for the Giants. Throw in the fact that NY has lost their last three games by 5 points or less, and it's clear that the spread line for the Giants is a decent option. (more...)
British court rules Islamic faith school's segregation "unlawful"
- October 14, 2017

Last year Ofsted ruled the school as inadequate and placed it in special measures due to the segregation policy. Ms Spielman said after the ruling against the Birmingham school: "Ofsted's job is to make sure that all schools properly prepare children for life in modern Britain ". (more...)
Aarushi murder case trial judge acted like a film director, says HC Aarushi murder case trial judge acted like a film director, says HC
- October 14, 2017

The court also found no reason "to fasten the appellants with the guilt of double murder merely on the proof of the deceased being last seen alive with the appellants in their flat on the night of May 15, 2008 specially in view of the alternative hypothesis of the double murder covenanted in the prosecution case itself, " it said. (more...)
Trump just slapped new sanctions on Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Trump just slapped new sanctions on Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps
- October 14, 2017

Qasem Soleimani, head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps's worldwide Quds Force, uses a walkie-talkie at the front line during offensive operations against the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in the town of Tal Ksaiba in Salahuddin province on March 8, 2015. (more...)
Azam ton helps Pakistan put 292 on board against Sri Lanka Azam ton helps Pakistan put 292 on board against Sri Lanka
- October 14, 2017

Babar Azam scored a well-made century 103 from 131 deliveries, while Shoaib Maliks smashed a cracking half century, 81 off only 61 balls to help Pakistan post total of 292/6, before pacemen Hasan Ali (3/36) and Rumman Raees (3/49) restricted Sri Lanka to 209/8 in their 50 overs. (more...)
Record soybean, lower corn harvests forecast Record soybean, lower corn harvests forecast
- October 14, 2017

Sorghum for grain is forecast at 14.4 million bushels, down 19 percent from a year ago. Of the acres for harvest, non-oil sunflowers account for 14,000 acres and oil sunflowers account for 28,000 acres. A moderate rise, when considering the expected high yields of US Corn . CBOT December corn last traded unchanged at $3.46 per bushel. Sorghum for grain is forecast at 194 million bushels, down 28 percent from a year ago. (more...)
USA and Israel withdraw from UNESCO, claim 'anti-Israel' bias USA and Israel withdraw from UNESCO, claim 'anti-Israel' bias
- October 14, 2017

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, said the last straw was when UNESCO this summer designated the old city of Hebron in the West Bank, with its Tomb of the Patriarchs, a Palestinian World Heritage site . The Reagan administration withdrew from the organisation in 1984 - accusing the agency of corruption and an ideological bias towards the then Soviet Union - but the USA rejoined in 2002 . (more...)
In Colony Where 36K Penguins Mated, Just 2 Chicks Survived In Colony Where 36K Penguins Mated, Just 2 Chicks Survived
- October 14, 2017

Yan Ropert-Coudert, who leads the Adelie penguin programme at Dumont D'Urville research station, which is adjacent to the colony, said a protected area would shield the colonies from local human activities but would do little to change the more serious, underlying problems. (more...)
Man Finds Winning Lottery Ticket In Pocket Two Days Before Deadline Man Finds Winning Lottery Ticket In Pocket Two Days Before Deadline
- October 14, 2017

There were 695,210 tickets for the October 10 drawing. As to how many of those lucky winners will pocket their money or cash it in to buy more lottery tickets? "I'll check them when I have the time", the New Jersey man would often tell himself, according to CNN . (more...)
Palm Beach County deputy wore uniform when he shot woman, killed self Palm Beach County deputy wore uniform when he shot woman, killed self
- October 14, 2017

Timothy Adam Walding, from Boynton Beach, was arrested October 6 on three counts of sexual assault with a weapon as well as one count of burglary and one count false imprisonment, reports the Palm Beach Post . According to reports, he told her that she really should deadbolt her door because even though he did not want to do it but he had to. Walding also said "it would not be awkward" to live next to each other because he was joining the military at the end of the month. (more...)
Fisherman nearly dies after swallowing fish he kissed after catching Fisherman nearly dies after swallowing fish he kissed after catching
- October 14, 2017

Paramedics were called and when they touched base at Boscombe wharf in Dorset the evening of 5 October they found the man, who has not been recognized, had crumpled and quit relaxing. As the patient's heart had already stopped, the paramedics continued CPR. "Utilizing a McGills forceps I could in the long run unstick the tip of the tail and painstakingly, so as not to sever the tail I endeavored to expel it - in spite of the fact that the fish's points and gills were stalling out in transit ... (more...)
Russian Federation welcomes Fatah-Hamas deal on restoring Palestinian unity Russian Federation welcomes Fatah-Hamas deal on restoring Palestinian unity
- October 14, 2017

It was signed in Cairo on Thursday by new Hamas deputy leader Salah al-Aruri and Azzam al-Ahmad, the head of the Fatah delegation for the talks. Palestinian unity could also bolster Abbas's hand in any revival of talks on a Palestinian state in Israeli-occupied territory. (more...)
Reince Priebus interviewed in Mueller's Russia investigation, lawyer says Reince Priebus interviewed in Mueller's Russia investigation, lawyer says
- October 14, 2017

Priebus, who was sacked as chief of staff in July, is one of several current and former White House officials who Mueller has been interested in interviewing as part of his expansive investigation, which started out as a probe of Russian interference in the presidential campaign. (more...)
Trump Refers to Virgin Islands' President As Someone Other Than Himself Trump Refers to Virgin Islands' President As Someone Other Than Himself
- October 14, 2017

This claim was quick to draw ridiculed because the Virgin Islands are an American territory - which means Trump himself is actually the president of the Virgin Islands . Trump on Friday addressed the USA government's response to Hurricanes Harvey , Irma and Maria . Trump's flub comes just one day after Energy Secretary Rick Perry made a similar mistake about Puerto Rico . (more...)
Jimmy Carter Offers to Talk Peace With Kim Jong Jimmy Carter Offers to Talk Peace With Kim Jong
- October 14, 2017

North Korea's foreign minister told Russian journalists that Donald Trump lit the "fuse of war" when the U.S. president labelled Kim Jong Un as "Rocket Man" in a recent speech at the United Nations . But in August, President Donald Trump said that he would bring "fire and fury" and "totally destroy" the country if North Korea takes direct action. (more...)
Woman's Club and PCPD raise awareness of domestic violence Woman's Club and PCPD raise awareness of domestic violence
- October 14, 2017

One of the goals of Domestic Violence Awareness Month is to highlight these services and agencies. Following that will be a special ceremony to honor victims of domestic violence, said Kelley Rainey, northern director of case management services for Family and Children's Services. (more...)
New York, California threaten to sue over health-care subsidies New York, California threaten to sue over health-care subsidies
- October 13, 2017

We are now evaluating what this announcement may mean for individual consumer plans in the future". "I will continue fighting to keep quality health care accessible and affordable for all New Mexicans". Schneiderman accused Trump of making his decision to cut the ACA subsidies based on politics and his animus toward former President Barack Obama, for whom the federal law is called Obamacare, rather than on an understanding of the impact of those cuts. (more...)
Three skydivers die after mid-air collision
- October 13, 2017

The Cairns Post reported emergency services were called to Alexander Drive at 3pm Friday, following reports three people had suffered critical injuries. The area is a popular spot for skydivers and this is the worst incident in history for the area. I could understand two, maybe, but not three. "The company extends its deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences to the individuals and families involved and the broader skydiving community", it added. (more...)
Pranab Mukherjee was more qualified to become Prime Minister: Manmohan Singh Pranab Mukherjee was more qualified to become Prime Minister: Manmohan Singh
- October 13, 2017

While speaking at the event, Singh said, " Pranab Mukherjee is a politician by choice and he is one of the greatest politicians living in our country". "It was hard to have one coalition within and another outside". The book, published by the National Book Trust, will be circulated to various higher learning institutes in the country, an official statement said. (more...)
ASI Killed In Clashes Between Police, Bimal Gurung's Supporters Over Gorkhaland Agitation ASI Killed In Clashes Between Police, Bimal Gurung's Supporters Over Gorkhaland Agitation
- October 13, 2017

The police had the information and when they raided the area, Gurung and his group attacked them, the ADG said. The police have also recovered 500 rounds of bullets, 6 AK47 assault rifles and one countrymade pistol from the spot that was raided. (more...)
Qatar, France neck-and-neck for UNESCO chief Qatar, France neck-and-neck for UNESCO chief
- October 13, 2017

France's Audrey Azoulay poled 31 votes at a run-off vote of the UNESCO executive board members against 25 for Egypt's Moushira Khattab. The victor to be selected on Friday will succeed outgoing Director-General Irina Bokova, whose 8-year term leading the United Nations cultural agency was marred by financial woes and criticism over Palestine's inclusion as a member. (more...)
NY grand jury subpoenas Oklahoma State for NCAA violations records
- October 13, 2017

The subpoena demands that OSU either gather the evidence and turn it over to a New York FBI agent by October 17, or have a university representative prepared to travel to New York and appear in person before the grand jury to testify at that time. (more...)
Juncker calls Brexit talks on citizens' rights 'nonsense' Juncker calls Brexit talks on citizens' rights 'nonsense'
- October 13, 2017

The EU is refusing to fully engage in those negotiations until it judges that "sufficient progress" has been made in the three issues of the co-called Brexit bill, Ireland and citizens' rights. Now we have to deal with the results and first to be impressed by the numerous disadvantages that Brexit - Brexit meaning Brexit - is entailing for the British. (more...)

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