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Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces call off operation after militants escape

Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces call off operation after militants escape On Thursday, some unidentified militants targeted a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp in Awantipora area of Pulwama district. He said the search operation turned into an encounter as the government forces were fired upon by the militants. [Full Article...]

Amy Schumer secretly weds beau Chris Fischer

Amy Schumer secretly weds beau Chris Fischer Previous year she told Vogue that they're working on finding a director and said that they'll be playing "dysfunctional twins". "It was attractive", Lawrence said. But when I say, 'Shall we get out of here?,' he's like, 'Yes!'. Numerous photos were also posted of the intimate wedding , which was a small ceremony that took place during sunset in a romantic venue somewhere in Malibu with fe... [Full Article...]

Russian hockey outclasses United States at Olympics

Russian hockey outclasses United States at Olympics Kovalchuk blasted a shot past United States goaltender Ryan Zapolski from the right faceoff circle with 0.2sec remaining in the second period, boosting the Russian lead to 3-0. Kovalchuk struck again 28 seconds into the third period, zipping a laser shot from the opposite circle for the final goal. "Just first game we play good first five minutes, today we play all 60, so that was the difference". [Full Article...]

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani visits India, meets Narendra Modi

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani visits India, meets Narendra Modi The two also issued a joint postal stamp. Both sides deliberated extensively on intensifying cooperation in the oil sector and agreed to move beyond traditional "buyer-seller" relationship and develop it into a long-term strategic partnership. [Full Article...]

Latest snow, sleet forecast for Saturday in Northern Virginia

Latest snow, sleet forecast for Saturday in Northern Virginia Monday night: A chance of rain . Temperatures will head toward the middle to upper 30s this evening ahead of our round of snow . In some areas, snow could be wet enough to result in some power outages, according to the county. The forecast indicates that no more than a half-inch of liquid precipitation is expected. Heavier amounts than that would be rather isolated - if they occur at al... [Full Article...]

Ethiopia declares national state of emergency

Ethiopia declares national state of emergency Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn tendered his resignation two days later, though he continues to remain in office temporarily, a move he said would help political reforms and one that caused Ethiopia's cabinet to declare a state of emergency, citing ethnic unrest. [Full Article...]

Wales rattled by magnitude 4.4 quake

Wales rattled by magnitude 4.4 quake AN natural disaster has been felt across parts of the Midlands this afternoon after a quake hit with its epicentre approximately 20km north-north-east of Swansea and at a depth of 7.4km. A football match in Wales was held up by an quake on Saturday. There were also reports in north Wales, with some claiming they felt the tremor in Broughton, Flintshire, and Llangollen, Denbighshire. [Full Article...]

Gaza border attack injures 4 Israeli soldiers, retaliation attack by IDF follows

Gaza border attack injures 4 Israeli soldiers, retaliation attack by IDF follows Earlier in the afternoon, an Israeli tank fired a shell at a Hamas military post in Gaza in retaliation for the same incident. Whilst Haaretz , citing reports in Gaza, said the shots were fired at a compound belonging to Hamas. IDF spokesman Jonathan Conricus said the device had been planted there "under cover" of a riot organised by Hamas on Friday and had been attached to a flag. [Full Article...]

Anfernee McLemore shares positive news after horrific injury

Anfernee McLemore shares positive news after horrific injury I'll be back in 4-6 months. "War Eagle everybody", McLemore said. Following the game, Auburn revealed that McLemore will have surgery Sunday to fix the damage, and Bruce Pearl released the following statement. "He will be back". A Jared Harper layup cut the deficit to six with 1:25 left, but Chris Silva put SC back up eight with a three-point play at the other end. [Full Article...]

'Oxfam's next actions will be critical' says MP

'Oxfam's next actions will be critical' says MP Mark Goldring, chief executive of Oxfam GB, admitted the organization needed to reform, but said "the scale and the intensity of the attacks feels out of proportion to the level of culpability". "But I never gave into these advances", he said. His resignation comes following Oxfam's sex scandal, where Oxfam aid workers coerced women to have sex "in exchange for aid" in Haiti, 2011. [Full Article...]

Austrian snowboarder breaks neck in terrifying Winter Olympics crash

Austrian snowboarder breaks neck in terrifying Winter Olympics crash He clearly had no idea what had happened to him, so he strapped back in and finished the race... The three-time Olympian landed on his back, and his protective goggles flew off during the crash landing. Schairer's been transported back to Austria for further medical treatment, and per ESPN.com , is now in stable condition. He says this was one of the worst crashes in his entire life. [Full Article...]

Nepal clinch dramatic last-ball win to reach for World Cup Qualifiers

Nepal clinch dramatic last-ball win to reach for World Cup Qualifiers Paras Khadka was declared Man of the Match in that game. It was jubilation for Nepal and UAE and heartbreak for Canada and Namibia. UAE have won the toss and invited Nepal to field first at the match being held today in Windhoek. In UAE's innings, Shaiman Anwar top-scored with 77 off 59 balls (3x6, 5x4), while Muhammad Usman added 59 off 57 balls (2x6, 3x4) and Ghulam Shabber 44. [Full Article...]

Tillerson: Kurds never got heavy weapons from US

Tillerson: Kurds never got heavy weapons from US Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah in a speech in Beirut on Friday said that the United States is seeking to plunder the Syrian oil and gas in East Euphrates. It is unclear what the United States has offered to Lebanon concerning the disputed waters in the Mediterranean Sea. Tillerson "reaffirmed to Berri the importance of the close U.S". [Full Article...]

R100,000 reward for info leading to the arrest of Ajay Gupta

R100,000 reward for info leading to the arrest of Ajay Gupta News of the planned deals‚ which will see their lawyers meeting with the Hawks today‚ follows reports that President Jacob Zuma's son and Gupta business associate‚ Duduzane Zuma‚ is to hand himself over‚ with his lawyers‚ to the Hawks today. [Full Article...]

FBI admits it didn't investigate tip on alleged school shooter last month

FBI admits it didn't investigate tip on alleged school shooter last month The 19-year-old man accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school fled the scene hidden in a crowd of frightened students, the local sheriff said . "It is not enough to simply take actions that make us feel like we are making a difference", Trump said at the White House in a speech that emphasised school safety and mental health while avoiding any mention of gun policy. [Full Article...]

College in Washington state locked down after reports of shots fired

College in Washington state locked down after reports of shots fired We have reports of gunfire on campus. The school reported the lockdown about 9 a.m.in alerts to students and staff and in Facebook posts: "This is not a drill". Highline College cancelled classes for the rest of today as a precaution, although no evidence of a shooter or shooting was found. The town of Des Moines is located just under 20 miles north of Tacoma. [Full Article...]

Almost 70 degrees Thursday, snowing by Saturday

Almost 70 degrees Thursday, snowing by Saturday The storm is expected to arrive Saturday night and last through Sunday morning, but whatever snow does stick isn't expected to last long. Northern Delaware could see three to four inches of snow, depending on temperatures. "Significant reductions in visibility are possible". The bulk of the snow will come through Saturday night and early Sunday , with snow tapering off before daybreak ... [Full Article...]

Turkish court sentences six journalists to life, frees another pending trial

Turkish court sentences six journalists to life, frees another pending trial Erdogan had repeatedly described Yucel as a "terror agent" causing consternation in Germany . Turkey should reverse the decision to jail the journalists for life, the United Nations and OSCE experts on media freedom said in a joint statement. [Full Article...]

Ronaldo rockets Real Madrid to win over PSG in Champions League

Ronaldo rockets Real Madrid to win over PSG in Champions League Dijon posted on social media after Rabiot's comment and joked that they did everything to help the Paris team prior to the Madrid game but their effort was not appreciated. Past year I was in a much worse situation and we managed to get through. Kimpembe had a goal-bound strike blocked by Marcelo in the 73rd minute, and it was PSG that were creating the better chances entering the final st... [Full Article...]

Probe against Netanyahu: 'References about Ratan Tata incorrect'

Probe against Netanyahu: 'References about Ratan Tata incorrect' The Israel police recommended that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges in two alleged corruption cases. Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked said any prime minister who has been charged should not be obliged to resign and Mr Netanyahu has said he would continue in his role. [Full Article...]


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