• Militant, Army man killed in Kulgam gunfight
Militant, Army man killed in Kulgam gunfight

As the security forces started the operation, they encountered counter-attack from the militants. During the fierce gun fight, a militant belonged to Hizbul Mujahideen was killed. However, trains continued to chug from Budgam-Srinagar to Anantnag and Qazigund to Banihal, a senior railway official said. The security forces had also launched a ...

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  • Stalker kills girl by setting her on fire in Chennai
Stalker kills girl by setting her on fire in Chennai

Victim Indhuja's mother and sister, who came to her rescue, also received burn injuries during the incident. Indhuja and her family were initially reluctant to open the door, but Aakash persisted, claiming he only wanted to speak to Indhuja for a few minutes.

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  • At least three killed in California school shooting
At least three killed in California school shooting

Johnston could not say how many people in total had been killed or wounded, but told the station, "I know of at least three deaths". Jose Garcia, who owns the La Fortuna Market, about a half-mile from the school, said he heard "a lot of shooting" near the school shortly after 8 a.m.

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  • 'No Indication' Saudi Coalition Reopening Yemen Ports
'No Indication' Saudi Coalition Reopening Yemen Ports

An air raid by the Saudi-led military coalition fighting against the Houthi movement in Yemen shut down the airport in the capital Sanaa on Tuesday, further isolating the country where millions are on the brink of starvation, the state news agency SABA reported .

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  • North Korean soldier defects to the South at Joint Security Area: JCS
North Korean soldier defects to the South at Joint Security Area: JCS

She believes they were ready after Trump's surprise election to discuss a new round of official talks with the U.S.to defuse the standoff over their nuclear weapons - but that Trump's escalating rhetoric and Twitter rants such as his weekend taunting of North Korea's "short and fat" Kim Jong Un may have foreclosed that option.

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  • Attorney General Sessions says now recalls meeting flagged in Russian Federation probe
Attorney General Sessions says now recalls meeting flagged in Russian Federation probe

Months later, the Washington Post revealed that Sessions had met with the Russian ambassador to the United States multiple times during the 2016 campaign. If so, the Clintons could be investigated through normal Justice Department channels, although ironically that might be more dubious politically for Trump and Sessions than a special counse...

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  • PM raises human rights concerns with Duterte
PM raises human rights concerns with Duterte

What they are not expected to do is talk seriously about human rights. "Do not worry.' But as Chairman, I made it a tunnel for the communications to be active", Duterte said . According to Duterte, he has renewed his friendship with the two countries. "Every time he sees me, he says: 'I didn't do that.' And I believe - I really believe - that wh...

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  • NASA's, NOAA's JPSS-1 Weather Satellite Launch Delayed After Rocket Issue
NASA's, NOAA's JPSS-1 Weather Satellite Launch Delayed After Rocket Issue

A United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket carrying the Joint Polar Satellite System 1 weather satellite stands atop its launchpad at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California after a rocket issue prevented a planned liftoff on November 14, 2017.

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  • Iran natural disaster survivors plead for help as toll rises
Iran natural disaster survivors plead for help as toll rises

Tens of thousands of people are still desperately in need of help and survivors in the most remote parts of Iran are complaining about the slow pace of the relief effort. At least 7,460 people were injured during the quake, which hit seven big cities and 1,950 villages in the province. Hospitals in nearby provinces took in numerous injured, state...

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  • 'Short and fat': Trump's North Korea bluster during Asia trip
'Short and fat': Trump's North Korea bluster during Asia trip

The statement also referred to Trump as a "dotard", an insulting term for old people who are going senile. Kim's regime has continued to carry out nuclear and ballistic missile tests despite widespread global condemnation and a series of crippling sanctions aimed at strangling the state's cash sources.

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  • US Navy aircraft carriers operate off Korean Peninsula
US Navy aircraft carriers operate off Korean Peninsula

South Korea and the United States on Saturday kicked off a joint naval exercise in the Sea of Japan involving three USA aircraft carriers amid heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Navy's ability to "operate multiple carrier strike groups as a coordinated strike force efforts", the navy said, adding that the three carrier strike groups will...

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  • Bangladeshi students in the U.S. for higher education
Bangladeshi students in the U.S. for higher education

Overall, China and India, between them make up 50 per cent of the 1.08 million foreign students on American campuses - an all-time high. "During the past year the Center for Intercultural Learning, Mentorship, Assessment and Research ( CILMAR ) trained almost 100 faculty on how to adapt their curriculums to help students increase knowledge of world...

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  • European Union countries sign defense pact on permanent structured cooperation
European Union countries sign defense pact on permanent structured cooperation

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini described it as a "historic moment in European defense", and added that "23 member states engaging booth on capabilities and on operational steps is something big". There are strong indications that British officials are pushing hard for the United Kingdom to be included in the Permanent Structured Coopera...

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  • Increasing pressure on authorities over Manus Island humanitarian crisis
Increasing pressure on authorities over Manus Island humanitarian crisis

The men remaining in the camp have been living there without electricity, running water, regular food supplies and medicine for 13 days. Al Jazeera's Mereana Hond reports. Ardern again reiterated New Zealand's desire to resettle 150 of the men now held in Australia's offshore detention centres despite Malcolm Turnbull turning down her offer a wee...

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  • New accuser claims sexual assault by Moore in 1970s
New accuser claims sexual assault by Moore in 1970s

She says he offered to give her a ride home after work one night but instead pulled the vehicle over and groped her. "I was scared. I felt that if I told anyone Mr. The Senate candidate -who already has a long and controversial history-came under intense scrutiny Thursday when four women told the Washington Post he pursued them when they were b...

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  • Hate crimes overall climb 4.6 percent
Hate crimes overall climb 4.6 percent

The FBI released its 2016 hate crime statistics report Monday. Excluding a handful of "multiple bias" incidents, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said 57.5 percent of all incidents previous year were based on hate related to race, ethnicity or ancestry.

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  • Apartment floor collapses, sending college students to floor below
Apartment floor collapses, sending college students to floor below

The incident was caught on video from multiple angles from the apartment near the University of North Texas in Denton, near Dallas. At least six people had injuries, Denton police said, and no one had to be transported by ambulance. "We talked with the property owner - the fire marshal met with one of their building contractors yesterday". Carrol...

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  • One person in custody after stabbing at Mall of America, authorities say
One person in custody after stabbing at Mall of America, authorities say

But he caught Abdirahaman in the act, and the would-be thief pulled a knife and stabbed him, authorities said . The second victim, who was believed to be a family member or friend of the other victim, was stabbed after intervening. Macy's was closed Sunday night while police investigated the incident. Police Chief Jeff Potts said , "There hav...

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  • Bahrain claims Iran behind 'act of terror' explosion at oil pipeline
Bahrain claims Iran behind 'act of terror' explosion at oil pipeline

Iran has denied allegations it was behind a militant attack on a pipeline outside Bahrain's capital. No group has claimed the attack. Meanwhile, an official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated the Kingdom's strong condemnation of the blast that led to a fire in the oil pipeline near Buri area in Bahrain.

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  • Uber loses appeal in landmark UK case over its drivers' employment rights
Uber loses appeal in landmark UK case over its drivers' employment rights

Nick Elwell-Sutton, partner at Clyde & Co, said today's ruling should not be taken as the last word, given that the issue is "likely to reach the Supreme Court ". "If they want to make things right, just obey the laws". "This ruling has arguably put the proverbial nail in the coffin of those businesses who seek to avoid the ramifications of worker...

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