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World Media Rashtriya Rifles Army Major allegedly shot dead by jawan in Uri
Author: 0 Rashtriya Rifles Army Major allegedly shot dead by jawan in Uri

The deceased soldier has been identified as Major Shikhar Thapa of 71 Armoured Regiment of the 8 Rashtriya Rifles. Thapa had reprimanded the soldier for using his mobile phone while on duty in a sensitive area, reported Hindustan Times . Soon, a scuffle broke out between them and the phone got damaged. The deceased, an officer of Major rank, was shot dead by a jawan of the counter-insurgency force Rashtriya Rifles.

World Media Turkey extends state of emergency for 3 more months
Author: 0 Turkey extends state of emergency for 3 more months

The Turkish ambassador in South Africa has informed Pretoria about Turkish nationals who it says are fund-raising in this country for the Gülenist movement which Ankara blames for a coup attempt a year ago today. More than 50,000 individuals have been arrested and more than 100,000 have been fired during successive waves. In a sign that Ankara has no plan to stop the crackdown, the government issued a decree on Friday, dismissing another 7,000 police, civil servants and academics from ...

World Media Ed Sheeran Makes Cameo in 'Game of Thrones' Premiere
Author: 0 Ed Sheeran Makes Cameo in 'Game of Thrones' Premiere

Sheeran will reportedly voice a character called Brendan in a musical-themed episode of The Simpsons , which will air later this year (17). If Ed Sheeran can be on GOT , who else should be on GOT ? I go on it and there's nothing but people saying mean things.

World Media President Donald Trump declares 'Made in America' week
Author: 0 President Donald Trump declares 'Made in America' week

In an emailed response to questions about Sekulow's comments, Secret Service spokesman Mason Brayman said the younger Trump was not under Secret Service protection at the time of the meeting, which included Trump's son and two senior campaign officials.

World Media Australia to adopt Home Office-style security model
Author: 0 Australia to adopt Home Office-style security model

Oversight of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation and the police force had previously been the responsibility of three government officials but would now be handled by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton , Turnbull said, under a model similar to that used by the British Home Office.

Author: 0 South Korea preparing to request military talks with North Korea

South Korea is likely to request military talks with North Korea as early as this week, with the aim of halting mutual hostile actions. A senior official suggested that the meeting should be aimed at restricting "all hostile activities that raise military tension" at the shared border between two countries.

World Media Trump urges US Congress to repeal Obamacare
Author: 0 Trump urges US Congress to repeal Obamacare

The U.S. Senate will delay its consideration of healthcare legislation while Senator McCain recuperates from surgery, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said in a statement on Saturday. That came as members said they anxious about the optics of cutting taxes for the rich while also slashing funding for subsidies that go to help low-income people to buy insurance.

World Media The Best Market for First-Time Homebuyers Is …
Author: 0 The Best Market for First-Time Homebuyers Is …

Out of 300 cities analyzed, the top three best places for first-time homebuying are the cities of McKinney, Frisco, and Allen in the state of Texas. The city also earned the best "Real-Estate Market" rank according to the data. Some of the specific 23 factors are topics, such as the average cost of homeowner's insurance, the housing-market health index, and the quality of school systems.

World Media Local teachers attend Austin rally held in light of special session
Author: 0 Local teachers attend Austin rally held in light of special session

The bathroom bill's main backer, Republican Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick , a social conservative who sets the state Senate's legislative agenda, has said economic losses would be inconsequential. Straus has said a school finance reform study is too little, too late. "Everybody knows why we're gonna have that special session", said House Democratic Caucus Chair Rep.

Author: 0 Trump's poll numbers decline, but Americans feel good about economy

This drop in popularity isn't too surprising given the allegations that have swirled around Trump and his team concerning collusion with Russian Federation as well as stumbles overseas. The Washington Post/ABC News Poll made it clear that the dip is no momentary lapse since it has brought down the sitting President's approval rating to a historic low that has not been witnessed in the past 70 years.

World Media Chinese figures show trade is up with North Korea, but questions abound
Author: 0 Chinese figures show trade is up with North Korea, but questions abound

A bipartisan group of five top Senators have introduced a legislation which if passed, would ban any entity that does business with North Korea or its enablers, from using the USA financial system. China's trade with isolated North Korea rose more than 10 percent in the January-June period from a year earlier, a Chinese official said on Thursday, amid pressure from the United States for Beijing to pressurise its troublesome neighbour.

World Media South Korea seeks rare talks with North to ease military tensions
Author: 0 South Korea seeks rare talks with North to ease military tensions

Kim may also have believed that China , North Korea's neighbor and ally, does not want a weakened North Korea along its border. His father, who ruled North Korea from 1994 to 2011, also ordered a series of weapons tests. The Security Council approved a resolution in November that exempted transactions in iron and iron ore intended "exclusively for livelihood purposes".

World Media North Korea fuel prices surge after China cuts oil sales
Author: 0 North Korea fuel prices surge after China cuts oil sales

It recent test of an ICBM put it one step closer to its goal of developing nuclear-armed missiles capable of reaching anywhere in the United States. On Sunday, two of its members, Ms. The UK Guardian reports that the European Union expressed support for South Korea's efforts to negotiate, but also denounced North Korea's recent ICBM test as a "serious threat to worldwide peace and security" and said it may proceed with tougher sanctions against Pyongyang.

Author: 0 Monsoon session of Parliament: Opposition looks to corner government over several issues

The government has closed all doors for dialogue on Kashmir "which has led to political suffocation in the Valley", senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said. However, on the issues of corruption and the raids on the leaders of Opposition parties, the fracture among the Opposition parties may appear. If parties like TMC and RJD attack the government over the action of law enforcement agencies such as the CBI and the ED against their netas over alleged corruption, the treasury benches ...

World Media Larissa Waters forced to quit senate
Author: 0 Larissa Waters forced to quit senate

Waters said she left Canada "as a baby, born to Australian parents studying and working briefly in Canada before they returned home". The Queensland senator, who was first elected in 2011, said she recently discovered she is a Canadian dual citizen, and, under section 44 of the constitution, is therefore ineligible to stand for the Australian parliament.

World Media UAE planted fake news in Qatar row, says US
Author: 0 UAE planted fake news in Qatar row, says US

The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of a Qatari government news site in May, planting a false story that was used as a pretext for the current crisis between Qatar and several Arab countries, according to a Sunday report by The Washington Post .

World Media South Korea proposes rare military talks with North at Panmunjom
Author: 0 South Korea proposes rare military talks with North at Panmunjom

The talks may be held at Tongilgak, a building at the Panmunjom truce village in North Korea, which was previously used for negotiations between the sides. "The local church has actively participated in the exchanges between (the two nations), such as sending medicines and supporting farming development in North Korea, and it will keep doing it", said Archbishop Kim.

World Media Russia's Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova win Wimbledon doubles title
Author: 0 Russia's Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova win Wimbledon doubles title

Garbine Muguruza has won the first set 7-5 against Venus Williams in the women's final at Wimbledon. The last 20 minutes of the men's final was played under a closed roof because of darkness. "I played the final here before". Martina Hingis clinched her 23th Grand Slam title as the Swiss star and Scottish partner Jamie Murray beat Henri Kontinen and Heather Watson 6-4, 6-4 in the Wimbledon mixed doubles final yesterday.

World Media Commuter is dragged by train in Rome as driver eats his lunch
Author: 0 Commuter is dragged by train in Rome as driver eats his lunch

It is not believed Ms Garkovich was pulled into the tunnel. The footage also shows train driver eating in his cabin before driving away. She was operated on and her condition is said to be stable. Driver Gianluca Tonelli - who is being investigated by criminal prosecutors - said the first he knew of the horror was when he pulled into the next station.

World Media UAE wants global monitoring of Qatar
Author: 0 UAE wants global monitoring of Qatar

The cyber attack took place on 24 May and included false reports that the emir had described Iran as an "Islamic power", and had praised Islamist fundamentalist terror group Hamas. Gargash's speech in London appeared to question Qatar's future in the GCC. Which made sense. After all, there's no reason to believe that Qatar is any more guilty of abetting terrorism than Saudi Arabia is; America has little use for a diplomatic crisis between its Gulf state allies; and, most critically, the USA ...

World Media Qatar undermining GCC allies: UAE
Author: 0 Qatar undermining GCC allies: UAE

Earlier Monday, the Washington Post reported that U.S. intelligence had evidence proving that the United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of the QNA, citing unnamed intelligence sources. The State Department has sought to manage the sticky situation by not explicitly taking sides, given that the U.S. really has an interest in maintaining strong ties with every one of the countries involved - including Qatar, which hosts over 10,000 USA military personnel and a base that's crucial to ...

World Media Manchester Mosque gutted by fire as anti-Muslim crimes soar
Author: 0 Manchester Mosque gutted by fire as anti-Muslim crimes soar

Manchester Fire Brigade were called at around 11.40pm yesterday evening and police this morning confirmed they are treating it as suspicious. Manchester Islamic Centre branch secretary Monsurat Adebanjo-Aremu condemned the attack in a video on social media, saying she was "gutted because nearly everything they had now gone".

World Media Parliament Monsoon Session Day 1 To Be Adjourned In Both Houses
Author: 0 Parliament Monsoon Session Day 1 To Be Adjourned In Both Houses

A united opposition is all set to raise the heat on the government over issues like lynching incidents and vigilantism, the Kashmir situation and the border stand-off with China during the monsoon session of Parliament that begins Monday. Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram has said in advance that GST roll-out will be raised during the session since the law in its present form is not the law that was originally drafted by his party, the Congress said on Sunday.

World Media Help floods in as B.C. wildfires force evacuation of 37,000 people
Author: 0 Help floods in as B.C. wildfires force evacuation of 37,000 people

Turner confirmed that B.C. residents can refuse to evacuate as long as they are "competent" adults, following multiple instances of people not leaving evacuation areas. Fire crews have been able to oversee significant controlled burning over the past few days around Williams Lake thanks to a brief reprieve in the weather, Skrepnek said.

World Media Democrats already taking a Kid Rock Senate run 'seriously'
Author: 0 Democrats already taking a Kid Rock Senate run 'seriously'

But on the off chance that he throws his backwards fedora into the ring, several Democratic senators want to make sure they're prepared to fight back. But I'll tell you this: "I don't find it amusing", Schumer wrote. And if it all ended there, this story would likely die until Kid Rock's chicken-wing warehouse opened.

World Media NY Gov. Cuomo raises $5M for re-election bid
Author: 0 NY Gov. Cuomo raises $5M for re-election bid

Mayor de Blasio was joined by State Assemblyman Heastie, State Attorney General Schneiderman, and Governor Cuomo in a rally against the Republican health care bill. The lawsuit would challenge the constitutionality of both bills. That's why we are organizing to stop this bill. "I will sue the Trump administration", Schneiderman said.

World Media South Korea proposes rare military talks with North Korea
Author: 0 South Korea proposes rare military talks with North Korea

Seoul's olive branch comes as US President Donald J. Trump signals frustration with the pace of efforts by China, North Korea's long-time ally and top trading partner, to pressure Kim back to the bargaining table. But his push has reported little progress with the North test-firing a series of newly developed missiles since Moon's May 10 inauguration. About 28,500 American troops are stationed in South Korea.

World Media GOP leader vows health care vote, but uncertainty reigns
Author: 0 GOP leader vows health care vote, but uncertainty reigns

McCain himself told CNN late last month that he was still considering. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated the bill would cut Medicaid by almost $800 billion by 2026, and would cut Medicaid 35 percent come 2036. "The longer the bill's out there, the more conservative Republicans are going to discover that it's not repeal", he said. These plans would likely have cheaper premiums, but higher out-of-pocket charges for those who need health care services.

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