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Top militant linked to Al-Qaeda killed in Indian Kashmir

Top militant linked to Al-Qaeda killed in Indian Kashmir

Musa was earlier appointed Burhan Wani's successor. He, however, developed differences with the Pakistan-based leadership of the Hizbul Mujahideen, defected from the outfit and floated the AGH. Zaki...

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The arguments for and against elephant hunting in Botswana

The arguments for and against elephant hunting in Botswana

Most of Botswana's elephants live in the country's north-east, an area of savanna and wetlands, and regularly cross into Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia, which have large populations of their own. "Hor...

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Three more deaths on overcrowded Everest

Three more deaths on overcrowded Everest

He had expected to take five months off on a sabbatical to complete the final two mountain ranges in the Seven Summits Club (Mount Vinson-Massif in Antartica and Everest ) and then return to work in ...

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Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts

Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts

The reason that the social network can boast almost as many removals as it has active users is that it typically finds and removes bogus accounts within minutes of them signing up. And even if just 5 ...

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Daycare owner arrested after 4-month-old left in hot van dies

Daycare owner arrested after 4-month-old left in hot van dies

Daycare employees didn't discover that the infant wasn't checked in until the child's mother called to make after-school arrangements, investigators said. "DCF immediately opened a joint child death a...

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United States will closely watch John Walker Lindh

United States will closely watch John Walker Lindh

Lindh's plea deal called for a 20-year sentence, but he's getting out a few years early for good behaviour. His lawyer Bill Cummings told CNN Lindh would now move to Virginia and live under the d...

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Iran ready to back JCPOA ‘just as France did’: FM spox

Iran ready to back JCPOA ‘just as France did’: FM spox

The tweet-war started as a result of Iran's partial withdrawal from some of its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, as reported by Iran's semi-official news Agency, Tasnim. Top U.S. officials hav...

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It’s Abe Shinzo, not Shinzo Abe

It’s Abe Shinzo, not Shinzo Abe

At present, the Associated Press style guide does not include an entry for Japanese names, but AP writes the Japanese Prime Minister's name as Shinzo Abe. That report didn't change things at the tim...

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Trump delivers another $16B in aid to farmers, ranchers

Trump delivers another $16B in aid to farmers, ranchers

Soybean exports to China fell 75 percent in 2018, according to Commerce Department figures. President Trump has also said that tariffs on an additional $300 billion of Chinese goods might also g...

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Nigel Farage’s campaign bus encounters milkshake-wielding protesters in Rochester

Nigel Farage’s campaign bus encounters milkshake-wielding protesters in Rochester

With MPs on all sides ready to reject her latest attempt at passing her Brexit transition deal, the results of the European election may very well deal a final blow to her embattled Premiership as L...

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Mnuchin says it's 'unlawful' to give Trump's tax returns to House

Mnuchin says it's 'unlawful' to give Trump's tax returns to House

During a hearing on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Mnuchin said the Treasury Department is trying to find out who wrote the memo, where it came from, when it was drafted and why it wasn't distributed. I l...

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Judge rejects Trump’s request to halt congressional subpoenas for his banking records

Judge rejects Trump’s request to halt congressional subpoenas for his banking records

The mounting probes reached a fever pitch on Wednesday when Trump convened an impromptu Rose Garden press conference, during which he lashed out at Democrats and ordered them to "get these phony inves...

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China bemoans U.S. 'bullying' of Huawei

China bemoans U.S. 'bullying' of Huawei

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell as many as 406 points shortly after trading began, before paring its drop to about 334 points, or 1.3%. Of a list of 20 companies compiled by Goldman Sachs that...

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Tehran, US Tension A Clash Of Wills, Says Iran Guard Official

Tehran, US Tension A Clash Of Wills, Says Iran Guard Official

The war of words between the two arch rivals shows no signs of abating. Acting US defence chief Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed the Pentagon was considering sending additional American troo...

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USA charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with espionage

The charges are contained in an 18-count indictment announced Thursday. But prosecutors on Thursday pushed back Assange's defense, saying that he aided and abetted the theft of classified documents ...

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In upset, Dutch Labour party wins European Parliament vote

In upset, Dutch Labour party wins European Parliament vote

Many said they had been told that there were problems with their paperwork and were advised to vote in their home country instead. A spokeswoman for the Electoral Commission said: "We understand t...

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Banker Stephen Calk Charged In Alleged Trump Administration Bribe Scheme

Stephen Calk, who was chairman and CEO of Federal Savings Bank though is now on a leave of absence, was charged by federal prosecutors in NY with one count of financial institution bribery, which carr...

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Pakistan Says Willing to Open Peace Talks With India, Conducts Missile Test

Pakistan Says Willing to Open Peace Talks With India, Conducts Missile Test

A statement from the military says the surface-to-surface Shaheen-II missile, which has a range of 1,500 kilometers, was launched on Thursday and ended in the Arabian Sea. The move came amid Pakistan'...

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NOAA forecasts near-normal 2019 Atlantic hurricane season

NOAA forecasts near-normal 2019 Atlantic hurricane season

It says four to eight of them will become hurricanes and two to four of those major hurricanes with 111 miles per hour winds or higher. The official start of the 2019 hurricane season begins June 1s...

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Nigel Farage ‘trapped’ aboard Brexit bus over milkshake fears

Nigel Farage ‘trapped’ aboard Brexit bus over milkshake fears

It was a continuation of a "milkshake madness" protest of Farage that has swept not just Britain but also social media this week. "But the police are there, we've spotted them and now Nigel isn't ge...

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Jamie Oliver: Restaurant chain collapses into insolvency, risking 1,300 jobs

Jamie Oliver: Restaurant chain collapses into insolvency, risking 1,300 jobs

The market has become crowded after private equity investors piled money into casual dining chains, as consumers switch spending to experiences like meals out and holidays instead of buying clothes an...

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Deadly new air strikes as Syria army battles jihadists

Deadly new air strikes as Syria army battles jihadists

The United States said that it had detected signs of renewed chemical attacks in Syria and that it would "respond quickly and appropriately" to any reports that are proven true. "The regime's attacks ...

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Judge Refuses to Block Bank Subpoenas Seeking President Trump’s Financial Records

Judge Refuses to Block Bank Subpoenas Seeking President Trump’s Financial Records

The Democrats began their investigations on the president after gaining control of the House of Representatives in the 2018 midterm election and increased the number of probes after special counsel Ro...

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Nepali climber reaches Everest for 24th time

Nepali climber reaches Everest for 24th time

Kami Rita Sherpa, 49, reached the summit at 6:38 a.m. Tuesday, less than a week after scaling the world's tallest mountain for the 23rd time on May 15. "I did not climb for world records, I was just w...

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Pentagon plan proposes sending more troops to Middle East

Pentagon plan proposes sending more troops to Middle East

The Pentagon is considering a request to send 10,000 additional United States troops to the Middle East , Associated Press reported on Wednesday night, citing two U.S. "Absolutely, but we have ...

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RV leads California police on chaotic high-speed chase

RV leads California police on chaotic high-speed chase

The driver who went on a demolition derby in a stolen RV - with one of her dogs hanging out of the smashed windshield during the high-speed police chase - is now facing charges, including driving un...

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China factories releasing thousands of tonnes of illegal CFC gases, study finds

China factories releasing thousands of tonnes of illegal CFC gases, study finds

After that, we all got together and banned the use of harmful gases that depleted Earth's protective layer in the 1987 Montreal Protocol and ever since it has more-or-less been on a slow recovery ev...

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Jakarta riots: Indonesian president says he will not tolerate threats to unity

Jakarta riots: Indonesian president says he will not tolerate threats to unity

RUN Protesters run for cover during a clash with police in Jakarta . Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan called on the protesters to maintain public order and safety to prevent more deaths and inju...

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Pleas to stop release of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh

Pleas to stop release of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh

After serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence, John Walker Lindh , the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 and convicted of providing support to the Taliban, is set to be released from an in fe...

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President Trump rejects Pelosi allegations of 'cover-up,' infrastructure meeting cut short

President Trump rejects Pelosi allegations of 'cover-up,' infrastructure meeting cut short

U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos said in a ruling delivered from the bench that Trump and his company were "highly unlikely" to succeed in a lawsuit arguing that the subpoenas seeking records f...

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