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Author: 0 J&K Police officer lynched: Two arrested, CM Mufti pays tribute

Describing the incident as "murder of trust", the Chief Minister wondered how long the police would show restraint as she warned that there could be a backlash if the force loses patience. Police reinforcement were rushed in to restore normalcy in the area. Mehbooba told reporters on the sidelines of the wreath-laying ceremony of the slain officer.

Author: 0 UAE accuses Qatar of leaking demands, foiling mediation

Turkey rejected a call from four Arab states on Friday to shut down its military base in Qatar , saying the base was a guarantor of regional security, and demands for its closure represented interference in its ties with Doha. The demands have not been officially unveiled but Doha-based Al Jazeera news channel said overnight on Thursday they were handed to Qatar by Kuwait , which is mediating in the crisis.

Author: 0 Health chief, 4 others charged with manslaughter in Flint

Water Supervisor Steven Busch and Michigan Department of Environmental Quality's Drinking Water Chief Liane Shekter-Smith round out the list of those facing charges for the city's water crisis . This includes Nick Lyon , the head of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Schuette began an investigation in January 2016, probing into "what, if any, MI laws were violated in the process that resulted in the contamination crisis now forcing Flint residents to rely on ...

Author: 0 Over 100 People Feared Buried by Southwest China Landslide

China's President Xi Jinping has ordered all-out rescue efforts to take place, and ordered the State Council to send a team, and for affected people in the disaster to be given the needed care. "There's not a lot of vegetation", Chen said. The village is known locally for its tourism and it is unclear as of yet if tourists are included in those buried under the rocks.

Global Media Plane crashes into empty Florida daycare building; 1 killed
Author: 0 Plane crashes into empty Florida daycare building; 1 killed

A small plane has crashed into an empty daycare building in Florida, killing one person and injuring another. One person was killed in the crash and another person was transferred to Lee Memorial Hospital with injuries, officials said. The Federal Aviation Administration was notified and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash, WINK-TV reports. The plane lost control and hit the building, which may have included a day care center, Lee County Emergency Management ...

Global Media Summer's Just Begun, But The Southwestern US Is Already Baking
Author: 0 Summer's Just Begun, But The Southwestern US Is Already Baking

Hotter air gets thin, making it harder to take off and land safely, mostly for smaller jets . That is why more than 50 flights were canceled in the southwestern United States earlier this week. Climate change is largely responsible for boosting those background temperatures, increasing the odds of setting record highs like the ones now broiling the region.

Author: 0 USA fells 2nd aircraft this week over Syria

BEIRUT , June 19 ( Reuters ) - Russia, Iran and the United States are drawing new red lines for each other in Syria , with Moscow warning Washington on Monday it would treat any USA -led coalition planes in its area of operations as potential targets after the US air force downed a Syrian jet.

Global Media Putin Rejects Theory of US Intelligence Role in 9/11 Attacks
Author: 0 Putin Rejects Theory of US Intelligence Role in 9/11 Attacks

Putin remarked that Comey leaking conversations to the media regarding President Trump put Trump in a assailable position. Putin compared Comey to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, who has been given political asylum in Russian Federation, and implied there was no difference between the actions of Snowden and those of Comey.

Author: 0 Oil tanker flips and explodes, killing over 100 in Pakistan

The fire was sparked after an oil tanker overturned in Punjab's Bahawalpur city . Fire brigade officials reached the site immediately and doused the blaze with the help of two fire engines. In the wake of incident, traffic was suspended on the National Highway route. A rescue team was sent to the spot and the injured were taken to Bahawal Victoria Hospital and District Headquarters Hospital Sharqia.

Global Media Pelosi on calls for new leadership: 'I'm worth the trouble, quite frankly'
Author: 0 Pelosi on calls for new leadership: 'I'm worth the trouble, quite frankly'

If the woman who made history as the first (and thus far, only) female speaker of the House of Representatives is about to be deposed as her party's leader, she will not be going quietly. "Personally I think it's time for a new generation of leadership in the party". In the Ossoff race, even though the 30-year-old documentary filmmaker and former congressional staffer ended up running a more centrist and not Trump-centric campaign, Republicans were able to zero in on the more than $23 ...

Author: 0 Trump lashes out at Obama over latest report on Russian election meddling

Did nothing about it. "WHY?" Trump tweeted Friday night. President Trump took to Twitter to question his predecessor's judgment and actions - at the end of a week characterized by a steady drumbeat of questions about how and when the Obama administration chose to respond to Russian interference in the 2016 election .

Global Media Venkaiah Naidu speaks in support of Hindi as national language
Author: 0 Venkaiah Naidu speaks in support of Hindi as national language

He also termed the widespread use of English language in daily life as detrimental to the progress of the nation. Naidu said, according to PTI. Hindi is not the national language of India. The I&B minister had said that the central government was "promoting" and not "imposing" Hindi on anyone. "Hence I want the nation to discuss, promote and learn our mother languages more and at the same time learn Hindi as well", Naidu said.

Author: 0 Sonia Gandhi To Chair Opposition Meeting Today To Decide Presidential Candidate

CPI general secretary S Sudhakar Reddy said a "secular" candidate is the need of the hour for the president's post and that opposition parties would "certainly" field a nominee. "The question is of a political battle - whether the basics of our Constitution would be protected or RSS would convert the country into a Hindu Rashtra (nation)", Yechury said.

Author: 0 Otto Warmbier suffered "severe neurological injury" while imprisoned in North Korea

The 22-year-old student's father, Fred Warmbier , said he does not believe North Korea's explanation that his son's coma resulted from botulism and a sleeping pill. "I knelt down by his side and I hugged him", Warmbier answered. He was welcomed home by loved ones in his home town, but his family blames North Korea for how they treated their son.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival

Manifesto in hand, Corbyn starts by thanking Eavis for starting this great festival, launching straight into his greatest hits, including rousing speeches about healthcare being a basic right and peace being possible. The Labour leader ended his speech shouting: "Rise, like lions after slumber in unvanquishable number!" "Shake your chains to earth like dew/Which in sleep had fallen on you: Ye are many-they are few!" Even before Corbyn's speech Saturday, the Labour leader has had a presence ...

Global Media S. Korea president invites N. Korea to Pyeongchang Olympics
Author: 0 S. Korea president invites N. Korea to Pyeongchang Olympics

Political science professor Yoo Ho-Yeol at Korea University said the test was "a carefully calibrated act of provocation ahead of the summit". Officials with the secretariat of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea, North Korea's organization for South Korean affairs, were also reportedly included among the Korean Taekwon-Do Committee officials visiting with the demonstration team.

Global Media Abortion Debate Roils Final Health Care Push
Author: 0 Abortion Debate Roils Final Health Care Push

Gardner may try to say his opposition to Planned Parenthood isn't about opposition to Planned Parenthood, just like he tried to say, during his last election campaign, that his support of abortion-ban legislation wasn't support for an abortion ban .

Author: 0 Officials to discuss condition of officer stabbed at airport

Amor Ftouhi, 49, of Quebec, Canada , the man charged in Wednesday's stabbing attack, legally entered the USA from Canada on June 16, in Lake Champlain, New York. Ftouhi asked an officer who subdued him why he did not kill him, according to the criminal complaint . A pretrial services officer told a judge that he had worked on and off as a truck driver.

Author: 0 British Parliament hit by cyber-attack

The Telegraph reported that MPs had warned of a cyber attack on Friday, and on Saturday they were unable to access their electronic mailboxes. One expert tells the Independent it appears the cyberattack was detected quick enough that hackers were prevented from getting any sensitive information.

Author: 0 Black bear kills Alaska teen during mountain race

Searchers found Patrick by tracking his cell phone. The rescuers headed for the Global Positioning System coordinates sent from the phone of a teenager, and found there the body of the deceased and the bear that killed him. There could have been. If the bear appears predatory, yell or throw wood or rocks at it. Additional information has surfaced that the black bear that attacked Cooper wasn't the only one on the trail that day.

Author: 0 12 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan police

Five suicide bombers attacked a police headquarters in the eastern Afghan city of Gardez on Sunday, killing several people as well as injuring many, Reuters reported. They said one of the tools they would employ to carry out their strategy would be insider attacks. Col. Abdul Qahar Aram, spokesman for the 209th Corps, said an Afghan soldier had opened fire , wounding foreign soldiers in the garrison area of the camp.

Global Media Trump admits he has no tape of Comey meetings
Author: 0 Trump admits he has no tape of Comey meetings

As for Trump himself, his gilded tower in Manhattan will always be beckoning him. "Some of them worked for Hillary Clinton". In this game, the President implied that he possessed valuable evidence to support his own position and discredit and intimidate James Comey , the man who knew more than anyone about the possibility of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian operatives.

Author: 0 Arkansas farmer hopes for rain from storm system

Cindy made landfall early Thursday morning as a tropical storm with winds of 40 miles per hour. A flash flood watch was issued through Friday afternoon for the southern and eastern half of the state. Some other drivers, though, were pulling over and not attempting to navigate the flooded roads in the area. But ABC News meteorologists said this warning is likely to end soon as Cindy weakens throughout the day.

Author: 0 Hackers reportedly altered and stole voting data before 2016 election

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says the Russian government at President Vladimir Putin 's direction clearly conducted cyberattacks on the United States to influence the presidential election, but the assault did not change ballots, the final count or the reporting of election results.

Global Media Pakistani forces violate ceasefire in Poonch LoC
Author: 0 Pakistani forces violate ceasefire in Poonch LoC

They said that the Indian Army gave a befitting reply to the Pakistan firing. The Indian army also killed two out of the three intruders. The BAT comprises special forces personnel of the Pakistan army and terrorists. BAT operations are usually the handiwork of the SSG commandos trained for covert and irregular missions across the LoC, in conjunction with terrorists, after careful reconnaissance and study of vulnerable spots and patrolling patterns of Indian troops.

Global Media China defends North Korea efforts in response to Trump tweet
Author: 0 China defends North Korea efforts in response to Trump tweet

Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will be on the US-side, and on the Chinese side, their senior foreign policy adviser Yang Jiechi with military chief Fang Fenghui. Washington has considered further "secondary sanctions" against Chinese banks and other firms doing business with North Korea, which China opposes.

Global Media Ram Vilas invites JD(U) to join NDA
Author: 0 Ram Vilas invites JD(U) to join NDA

But then, There is an irony to the situation as it was Nitish Kumar who had first spurred on Sonia Gandhi to take the initiative to evolve a consensual name from the Opposition side for the presidency. "We appeal to both the chief ministers of Odisha and Bihar to re-consider their decision and support a secular candidate like Meira Kumar". "They can say whatever they want but I tend to think differently".

Author: 0 Aus flies out of Syria amid US-Russia tensions

In the latest incident, the Pentagon said a US F-15 aircraft flying over Syrian territory fired on the drone after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces. It said Washington had failed to use the hotline - a vital incident-prevention tool - before downing the plane near Raqa. Similarly, Trump's tweet on Tuesday followed the death of American college student Otto Warmbier , who was imprisoned in North Korea 17 months ago for a minor theft and was returned to the USA ...

Author: 0 U.S. military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

The powerful counterattack, Sharif said , had sent across a resounding message to "terrorists, their regional and global backers, and also all those, who might even consider threatening our country's national security". The attack on Sunday was the first missile launch by Iran outside its own territory in 30 years, since the Iran-Iraq war which ran from 1980 to 88, media in the Islamic republic reported .

Author: 0 Schwarzenegger talks climate change with French president

The caption of Schwarzenegger's video read , " With President Macron, a great leader! ", in what could be viewed as a shot at Donald Trump who the former California governor has been critical of in recent months. Between the unforgettable handshake-gate and "The Apprentice" debacle, both Schwarzenegger and Macron have had their public spats with the USA president since he assumed office.

Global Media Donald Trumps state visit to UK in doubt
Author: 0 Donald Trumps state visit to UK in doubt

Amid continuing talks with the Democratic Unionists about them supporting Theresa May's government, a Downing Street spokesman said it was confident the Queen's Speech could "command the confidence" of the House of Commons in a vote next week.

Author: 0 Big questions in U.S. warship's collision with container ship

The U.S. Navy has identified the seven sailors who were killed when a guided missile destroyer collided with a merchant vessel off the coast of Japan. Japanese coastguard investigators have been interviewing the Filipino crew of the cargo ship ACX Crystal , and hope to directly hear accounts of sailors aboard the much-smaller USA destroyer.

Global Media WTF? World Taekwondo Federation rebrands over acronym
Author: 0 WTF? World Taekwondo Federation rebrands over acronym

In addition to developing its own missiles, South Korea is now protected from a North Korean missile strike by a U.S. THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) missile battery, which was brought into the country in March and deployed in the southeast.

Global Media North Korea denies torturing U.S. student Warmbier
Author: 0 North Korea denies torturing U.S. student Warmbier

U.S. doctors say there is no evidence he suffered from botulism , and the Warmbier family believe he died as a result of "awful torturous mistreatment". Pyongyang's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper claimed Mr Trump might launch a pre-emptive strike on North Korea to divert attention from his domestic difficulties, and warned South Korea "that following psychopath Trump.

Global Media Ryan backs Russia sanctions; Dems say GOP delay for Trump
Author: 0 Ryan backs Russia sanctions; Dems say GOP delay for Trump

Heller, who faces a hard re-election fight next year, said he would vote against the bill in its current form but did not rule out supporting a revamped version. "I will oppose it coming to the floor in its current form, but I remain open to negotiations", Paul said. They warned the proposed Medicaid cuts threaten to cut off federal money that allows disabled people to live independently.

Author: 0 White House says hopeful healthcare reform to be completed by August

CNN said it "equated press briefings to a Supreme Court argument - an on-the-record event at which cameras are banned". Sketches are also common in courtroom trials. The White House has said they remain willing to respond to reporter emails or in background briefings with officials, The Hill reported. But the Trump White House has been cutting back on the frequency and the length of on-camera briefings.

Author: 0 Mexico knock out hosts Russia, Portugal cruise

While the hosts bow out, Mexico progress as Group A runners-up to play the winners of Group B in Sochi next Thursday. Hector Herrera cleared on the edge of his box, sending the ball flying high down the pitch where Akinfeev simply had to meet it.

Global Media A tornado damaged the ten aircraft of the United States air force
Author: 0 A tornado damaged the ten aircraft of the United States air force

He said the other two 747s were not damaged by the tornado and can still be used as the national airborne operations center. Eight 55th Wing aircraft were affected by or received minor damage from the storm. "There is no impact to the E-4B's primary mission, so it remains capable of completing its National Airborne Operations Centre", he said. The planes also feature a five-mile-long trailing wire antenna that would allow the commander-in-chief to maintain contact with nuclear-capable ...

Author: 0 Australia suspends air operations over Syria

United States forces said the drone was sacked on after it "displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces" , U.S. forces said in a statement . The Defense Department revealed earlier this week that the six Australian F/A-18F Super Hornets based in the United Arab Emirates had been suspended from Syrian operations after Russian Federation warned the USA -led coalition not to fly over Syrian army positions west of the Euphrates River.

Global Media Yemen hit by world's worst cholera outbreak as cases reach 200000
Author: 0 Yemen hit by world's worst cholera outbreak as cases reach 200000

So far, noted Relano, the epidemic started in April this year has killed 1,265, 25 percent of them children, while 192,983 people - half of them minors - are infected in nearly all the provinces of Yemen . According to World Health Organization figures, about 7.6 million Yemenis live in regions with a high risk of transmission of this bacterial disease that is transmitted by consumption of food or contaminated water.

Global Media Obama authorized a secret cyber operation against Russian Federation
Author: 0 Obama authorized a secret cyber operation against Russian Federation

The following morning, Trump wondered aloud on Twitter why the previous administration did nothing "about election meddling by Russian Federation". The CIA intel report was the first serious indication of Russian intentions to disrupt the us election and elect Trump , and would later be corroborated by other top intelligence agencies.

Author: 0 Kansas Supreme Court sets deadlines for arguments on school finance law

In most states , both parties draw congressional and legislative districts to their own advantage - a challenge to a congressional plan drawn by Maryland Democrats is making its way through the courts. In the 2016 election, Republicans won 10 of 13 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives while receiving just 304,000 more total combined votes in the 13 House races.

Author: 0 Ronaldo on target as Portugal ease into semifinals

Petersburg Stadium , Russia , Saturday, June 24, 2017 . The hosts face Mexico in Kazan on Sunday morning (AEST) realistically needing a win to seal their place in the semi-finals, given that they are a point behind Mexico and Portugal in the table and the European champions face struggling New Zealand in their game.

Author: 0 Tell your senators to kill secret health care bill

Democrats said the measure would result in skimpier policies and higher out-of-pocket costs for many and erode gains made under Obama that saw roughly 20 million additional Americans gain coverage. "We can not support the current bill". The changes to Medicaid alone would hit people of color and underserved populations, including individuals and families living in poverty, people of color, women, immigrants, LGBTQ individuals, individuals with disabilities, seniors and individuals ...

Author: 0 London tower blocks evacuated over fire safety concerns

Police says 79 people are either dead or missing and presumed dead in the blaze, although that number may change. The evacuation comes amid widening worries about the safety of high-rise apartment blocks across the entire country following the inferno that engulfed Grenfell Tower in west London on June 14, killing at least 79 people.

Author: 0 Faulkner County prepares for remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy

The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy reached the Mid-Atlantic coast Saturday morning, after bringing torrential downpours to much of OH, especially the central and southern sections, all day Friday. A helicopter crew lowered and extra pump that enabled the shrimp boat crew to clear enough water to stay afloat. Water levels rise after a combination of high tide and the rain from Tropical Storm Cindy in Lake Charles, La., Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Global Media Donald Trump questions impartiality of Russian Federation investigation chief Mueller
Author: 0 Donald Trump questions impartiality of Russian Federation investigation chief Mueller

Those hired to work on the investigation "are all Hillary Clinton supporters", he continued. Some of them worked for Hillary Clinton. You never know what's happening when you see that the Obama administration and perhaps longer than that was doing all of this unmasking and surveillance and you read all about it and I've been reading about it for the last couple of months about the seriousness of the and frightful situation with surveillance all over the place and you've been hearing the word ...

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