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Modi alone can pull Kashmir out of quagmire: Mehbooba Mufti

CM Mufti said she could be criticised by the people for what she is saying but she has a firm belief that PM Modi can only help in improving the deteriorating situation in the state. The party spokesman Junaid Azim Mattu said in a signed statement th...

Israeli Missile Shoots Down Syrian Aircraft That Crossed Border

Rami Abdurrahman, head of the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , said the blasts were heard across the capital, jolting residents awake. A fuel tank and warehouses were damaged, the Sana news agency said. "We consider that all countr...

Trump meets with Abbas, vows to 'get it done' on peace deal

Trump made the comments after welcoming Abbas to the White House for talks aimed at relaunching the moribund peace process. "I've always heard that perhaps the toughest deal to make is between the Israelis and the Palestinian", Trump said on Wednes...

Where Trump Is Headed on First Foreign Trip

The senior Administration officials cast the trip as a shift in Trump's foreign policy, away from the calculating isolationism Trump called for in his campaign toward a more internationalist view. "People are very psyched to work with the president",...

Nigeria president attends Friday prayers amid health woes

Members of the cabal controlling events around the President include the Director General of the Directorate of State Security (DSS), Lawal Daura, Mr. The Nobel laureate had asked, "Why is the President hiding his state of health?" The NMA Presiden...

US Test-Fires Ballistic Missile From California Coast

The force said the test was similar to the one conducted a week ago, where another Minuteman delivered a single re-entry vehicle to a target near the Marshall Islands atoll. The deputy director said the test has "been planned for a while". The Nucl...

Florida House passes medical marijuana implementing bill

Lawmakers are attempting to reach consensus on a plan to implement a constitutional amendment legalizing marijuana for patients with a broad swath of debilitating conditions. "That's not our business, members". "I think we made it better", Caprig...

Afghan security forces' death toll 'shockingly high' this year

At least 6,700 of the more than 300,000 Afghan security forces were reportedly killed a year ago as the Taliban gained territory across the country. An astonishing $32.3 billion has been given away by the U.S. to date to run infrastructure fix and ...

US sought names of 1934 Americans in intelligence reports

That said, this is still a massive number considering the NSA is supposed to now be limited in its authority to collect bulk data. The document, published late on Tuesday, specified that the NSA collected through telecommunications services provi...

Supremely Superfluous "The Frork" With Sandwiches — McDonald's New Sandwiches

McDonald's has hit upon an ingenious solution to the problem - the Frork . Anyway, it's all paid off splendidly as everyone's covering the news of the frork , and loads of people are desperately searching for ways to get hold of one. On May 5, a...

NDP tries to 'one-up' Greens on environmental policy

Clark says the province is in perilous times and that what people care most about are jobs, which she says the Liberals are best able to provide. She's signed backroom deals to allow companies to utilize temporary foreign workers instead of British C...

Lawmakers settle on $1T plan to avoid US gov't shutdown

President Donald Trump's latest solution to making policy in government: changing the Senate and shutting the government down, according to two tweets he posted Tuesday morning. Although bipartisan support is predicted, some House conservatives a...

Palestinians strike in support of prisoners' protest

The Israeli forces fired teargas at protesters in the city of al-Khalil as well as in the town of al-Eizariya in occupied Jerusalem al-Quds. Prisoners from all Palestinian political factions are participating in the mass open-ended hunger strik...

Whitehall terror alert suspect named as Khalid Mohamed Omar Ali

Police said all four had been "arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorist acts". Two further arrests were made in Willesden after a man and woman, both aged 28, returned to the raided property. As armed police...

Trade War with Canada? Not So Fast

Steelworkers global president Leo Gerard stood with U.S. President Donald Trump recently to endorse an investigation of steel trade into the U.S., but he issued a statement Tuesday decrying the lumber action. However, when Canada' s supply manageme...

European Union leaders adopt Brexit guidelines at Brussels summit

Tusk said however that "before discussing the future, we have sort out our past and we handle it with genuine care - but firmly". The president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, has claimed Britain "underestimates" the complexity of ...

Prominent firm to defend 'Bachelor' star in Iowa crash case

Soules said the man had a pulse and had blood coming from his mouth. "That was my RP", the dispatcher answers. Later in the call, the operator asks Soules to perform CPR and he replies he doesn't know how. Regardless, we're sure the victim ( Kenn...

White House: Trump says U.S. will not withdraw from NAFTA

Scott Walker announced Tuesday. "On the issue of softwood lumber, the prime minister refuted the baseless allegations by the US Department of Commerce and the decision to impose unfair duties". "So when we're the country with the deficits, we have ...

Chris Soules breaks silence after arrest, fatal accident

Bischoff and Soules' romance seemingly fell apart while the Arlington farmer competed on Dancing with the Stars' 20th season - a reality TV stint known to be time consuming and physically exhausting. Soules was arrested on Tuesday, 1:16 a.m., but he ...

Poland supports India's bid for NSG membership, UNSC seat: VP Ansari

A vibrant democracy of 1.3 billion people with a young, skilled workforce, India offers an aspirational middle class market of over 400 million people. The two countries signed an agreement in the agriculture sector and agreed that there was much sco...

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Henderson Land Buys Car Park Site in Hong Kong's Central for $3B

Benjamin Hung, CEO for Greater China & North Asia at Standard Chartered, said the "Bond Connect" would boost Hong Kong's role as a gateway between foreign investors and the Chinese...

Merkel's party snatches state from rivals in crushing election win

But the results marked a huge blow to Martin Schulz, who had generated a strong surge in support for the SPD when he took over the party in February. The state leader of the SDP ...

Sudan's President Invited by Saudi Arabia to Trump Meeting

The fact that Trump chose Saudi Arabia and Israel for his first overseas trip shows the importance of the region to him. Beyond the meeting with Saudi government officials, Trump...

Comey claimed Trump asked him to SHUT DOWN Flynn probe

According to the Times , Comey wrote in the February memo that Trump told him Flynn had done nothing wrong. "He is a good guy". Trump and Pence were in a briefing with "other se...

Travel ban judges scrutinize Trump's Muslim statements

On Monday, the Trump administration went back to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to defend the revised executive order on immigration. Judge Ronald Gould asked Wall. For the ...

Potentially Severe Storms Forecasted For Minnesota

Tuesday will be another warm and humid day with highs again in the upper 80s. The severe weather through midweek will be the start of another active weather pattern across the C...

SNL's Spicer Rides Podium to Trump Tower, Begs to Keep Job

She then proceeds to berate reporters asking about Trump's decision to fire Comey and whether it was related to the FBI's investigation into possible collusion between his campai...

China Pledges $124 Billion For New Silk Road As Champion Of Globalization

Since 1999, that figure has surpassed US$7.5 billion. The United States sent a diplomatic note warning to China on Friday that North Korea's attendance at the summit could affect...

Trump to deliver commencement address at Liberty University

A Lehigh professor urged the university to rescind Trump's degree too, but the school took no action. "The future belongs to the people who follow their heart, no matter what the...

Don't call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity

The popularity of the names, as determined by Social Security Administration data, is based on approximately 4 million births in the USA for 2016. For boys, the top picks are No...

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US Intelligence Chief warns of deteriorating security in Afghanistan

US Intelligence Chief warns of deteriorating security in Afghanistan

Gen. Vincent Stewart and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo at Thursday's Senate hearing. Coats appeared before the committee along with other intel...

IS Head in Afghanistan Abdul Hasib Reported Dead in a Raid

As part of a growing effort against the terror group, the Afghan Air Force has also recently geared strikes toward ISIS hideouts in Nazyan and Achin districts. "This successful joi...

President Trump: I Was Going to Fire James Comey 'Regardless of Recommendations'

Mr Comey, an Obama administration appointee, was leading the FBI's Russian Federation probe. "Regardless of [the] recommendation I was going to fire Comey", Trump said. Members ...

Abbas says talks with Trump positive, if short on specifics

Even as Trump boldly predicted he would achieve peace where other presidents had failed, he stopped short of explicitly recommitting his administration to a two-state solution to t...

Growth picking up in EBRD regions despite political uncertainty

Growth picking up in EBRD regions despite political uncertainty

After strong momentum in 2016, when economic growth rose to 2.8 percent, Serbia will have growth of 2.9 percent in 2017 and 3 percent in 2018, and the driver of growth will be dome...