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United States admits inconsistency in describing J&K, but no policy change

United States admits inconsistency in describing J&K, but no policy change China has its own vexing issue in Tibet. She said, "As Vajpayeeji said in the Lahore declaration, India and Pakistan should hold talks to resolve Kashmir issue". "Kashmir is India and India is Kashmir", said Rahul Gandhi . "Some solution should come out for (ending) this and the solution will come only then when we, both the countries, respect these agreements", she said. [Full Article...]

Ford aircraft carrier gets commissioned in Virginia

Ford aircraft carrier gets commissioned in Virginia Ford , on Saturday at its base in Norfolk, Virginia - three years behind schedule and billions over budget. He praised the military members and civilians who worked on developing and building the massive ship, impressing his hope that the carrier serves as "the deterrent that keeps us from having to fight in the first place". [Full Article...]

Mattis decides to withhold U.S. cash from key Pakistani military fund

Mattis decides to withhold U.S. cash from key Pakistani military fund Of the rest, $300 million had already been reprogrammed for other purposes, but had not been previously reported. "It may be noted that the funds in question are a reimbursement of the expenses incurred by Pakistan towards achieving our common objectives in the fight against terrorism, and not an assistance", Pakistan's ambassador to the US Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Afghan police killed in United States strike

Afghan police killed in United States strike At least 16 Afghan policemen were mistakenly killed and two others injured in USA airstrikes in southern Helmand province's Gereshk district. A statement from the United States military confirmed the killings, saying, "aerial fires resulted in the deaths of the friendly Afghan forces who were gathered in a compound". [Full Article...]

It Was Reported Teens Who Filmed Drowning Man Will Escape Justice

It Was Reported Teens Who Filmed Drowning Man Will Escape Justice At one point Dunn was clearly heard crying out before his head went under the water - and that was the moment the teens seemed to enjoy most, as they responded with laughter and more mocking commentary. When somebody needs assistance, "You should be obligated to help or to get help for them", McIntosh said. "Our detectives work very hard to bring justice for victims who can't do it for themsel... [Full Article...]

Cebu lawmakers back extension of Mindanao-wide martial law

Cebu lawmakers back extension of Mindanao-wide martial law On May 23, Duterte declared martial law on the whole island of Mindanao amid growing armed offensives carried out by the Maute group, one of the Islamist militant groups operating in the region. In a statement, presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said: "The rebellion in Marawi continues to persist and we want to stop the spread of the evil ideology of terrorism and free the people of Mindanao fr... [Full Article...]

Nifty Near All-Time High; Reliance Industries Surges 4%

Nifty Near All-Time High; Reliance Industries Surges 4% The gauge had lost 50.95 points yesterday. The recovery was driven by Reliance Industries, technology and select banks stocks while telecom, infra and healthcare stocks capped the upside. Other gainers included Coal India , Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys up between 1 percent to 2.5 percent. The midcap index slipped 0.16 per cent, while smallcap gained 0.54 per cent. [Full Article...]

Thousands of Palestinians are resisting Israel by praying near Al-Aqsa

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas cut off all official contacts with Israel over the detectors, and the measures have been condemned by majority-Muslim countries. Palestinian leaders in Jerusalem have called for a " day of rage " this morning as peace talks have broken down, with Israeli forces refusing to remove security from an historic mosque that was closed after gun violence. [Full Article...]

Soldier killed in ceasefire violation in Rajouri

Soldier killed in ceasefire violation in Rajouri This is the third ceasefire violation in Naugam sector within 24 hours. India on Thursday accused Pakistan of "deliberately targeting" villages and school children in ceasefire violations across the Line of Control, which remains volatile with the two armies exchanging heavy fire on a daily basis in Jammu & Kashmir. [Full Article...]

Gulf crisis: Qatar's Emir open to dialogue but 'sovereignty must be respected'

Gulf crisis: Qatar's Emir open to dialogue but 'sovereignty must be respected' This is the same reason why in 2013 and 2014 the [Riyadh] agreements we signed with Qatar were also kept confidential and secret on the request of the Qataris government. The order follows an agreement between Qatar and the United States that seeks to curb "terrorism financing", and which was signed during a visit to Doha by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson . [Full Article...]

Did Abe's wife snub Trump at G-20 dinner?

Did Abe's wife snub Trump at G-20 dinner? In a New York Times interview this week, the president noted that he was seated next to the Argentine and Japanese first ladies at the Group of 20 summit dinner in Hamburg , Germany. Mrs Abe , we salute you. Everyone has been in a huff about Donald Trump talking to Vladimir Putin at dinner during the G20 summit earlier this month. [Full Article...]

Senators Durbin, Graham Try to Jump-start Dream Act

Senators Durbin, Graham Try to Jump-start Dream Act Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), both of whom worked with Durbin and Graham on the 2013 reform effort. That puts so-called Dreamers ― young undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S.as children ― in an even more tenuous position than they were in already under a president who has promised to ramp up deportations. [Full Article...]

Palestinians Defy Restrictions at Al Aqsa After Day of Rage

Al Jazeera quoted local media as saying that the man, thought to be aged 17, was killed by an Israeli settler in the Ras al-Amud neighbourhood. No injury toll was given for the West Bank. Friday prayers are frequently a flashpoint for protests and unrest in Jerusalem and the West Bank, with police severely restricting Muslim access to the area surrounding the al-Aqsa mosque and setting up c... [Full Article...]

Spicer resigns as White House Press Secretary

Spicer resigns as White House Press Secretary Scaramucci was originally considered for a White House post, but his potential business conflicts held him back. This news was announced by Anthony Scaramucci at the White House press briefing on Friday, July 21 . White House press secretary Sean Spicer handed in his resignation - effective in August - after Scaramucci was appointed. White House spokesman Sean Spicer resigned ... [Full Article...]

Ryan says top United States officials nearing consensus on tax reform

Ryan says top United States officials nearing consensus on tax reform Ryan has been pushing a tax overhaul that would lower income tax rates for individuals, corporations and small business owners, and make up the lost revenue by repealing many exemptions, deductions and credits. Specifically, the Wisconsin Republican was addressing cynicism surrounding his top legislative priority of rewriting the nation's tax code, which he acknowledges will be a heavy lift. [Full Article...]

Pakistan's SC reserves verdict on Panamagate case

Pakistan's SC reserves verdict on Panamagate case The Supreme Court, however, continued with its proceedings, including hearing the Panama Papers leaks case. Shehbaz Sharif had claimed Rs10 billion in damages from Khan under sections 4 and 9 of the Defamation Ordinance 2002 for allegedly lying and defaming his reputation. [Full Article...]

Kuwait expels Iranian diplomats over 'terror links'

Kuwait expels Iranian diplomats over 'terror links' Kuwait will shut down Iran's cultural and military offices at the embassy and decrease the number of Iranian diplomats in the country, Anadolu Agency reported Thursday. "[Kuwait said] Alireza Enayati, the Iranian ambassador, must leave", ISNA said. The official offered no further details and Iran has denied any involvement in the cell or the case. [Full Article...]

OJ Simpson likely to be freed on October 1

OJ Simpson likely to be freed on October 1 Before the decision was announced, Simpson was asked questions by the Nevada parole board. Under the conditions of his parole, Simpson would be subject to supervision and possibly a year of community service in Nevada. Mr. Fromong said Mr. Simpson did not pull a gun on him and admitted that he did possess some of his sports memorabilia. "I've done my time". Bruce Fromong, one of the vict... [Full Article...]

Germany Summons Turkish Ambassador over Activists' Arrests

Germany Summons Turkish Ambassador over Activists' Arrests Gabriel said that Berlin would also review its support for European Union financial flows to the long-time aspirant to membership of the bloc. "We will not accept these statements and expect that soon Germany will abandon them". The German foreign ministry is demanding consular access to its citizen and the release of all the activists. Pre-trial detention in Turkey can last for up to five... [Full Article...]

Retired firefighter shoots out tyres of telco truck

Retired firefighter shoots out tyres of telco truck According to WPLG , Jove asked the workers to move away from his home. Charges are pending against Jove at this time. You can hear the panicked worker on the ground telling a 911 operator that Jove is "shooting out the tires, and he's shooting the engines on the trucks and everything!" Cell phone footage rolled as Jove calmly walked to the first truck and shot out all four tires. [Full Article...]


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