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Kashmir: 8 security forces personnel, 3 militants killed in Pulwama encounter

Kashmir: 8 security forces personnel, 3 militants killed in Pulwama encounter The attack was the second major fidayeen attack launched by Jaish militants in Kashmir within a year. Police said firing inside the district police lines complex had stopped and searches were being conducted inside the complex. There were a lot of families there. A CRPF spokesperson confirmed that two jawans - one head constable and a constable - succumbed to their injuries. [Full Article...]

Barcelona attack: German woman dies in hospital, bringing death toll to 16

Barcelona attack: German woman dies in hospital, bringing death toll to 16 The regional health department said the woman died in the intensive care unit of Barcelona's Hospital del March. Fourteen people died in the van incident and another two were killed in the driver's getaway and in a separate vehicle and knife assault in Cambrils early the next day. [Full Article...]

NE Wisconsin Response To Hurricane Harvey

Western Massachusetts is represented among the Red Cross volunteers from all over the country doing humanitarian work in the hurricane ravaged areas of Texas. A press release from the governor's office says members of the 106th Rescue Wing, as well as aircraft and watercraft, were deployed to Ft. "We are proud that we have highly trained people here in Pennsylvania who have the knowledge and ski... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump directs Pentagon to put 'indefinite ban' on transgender military recruits

Donald Trump directs Pentagon to put 'indefinite ban' on transgender military recruits The official said the guidance puts a stop to recruitment of transgender individuals and prohibits the use of federal funds to pay for sexual reassignment surgery, except in cases where it's deemed necessary to protect the health of an individual who has already begun the transition. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom opposition to offer soft Brexit

United Kingdom opposition to offer soft Brexit The UK Labour party's Shadow Secretary of State for Brexit says that the party would strive for a deal that would make it possible for the UK to stay in the EU customs union and the single market during the transitional period. News of the opposition party's position comes ahead of the third round of Brexit negotiations between Britain and the United Kingdom in Brussels on Monday. [Full Article...]

Iraqi forces recapture large portion of Tal Afar center from 'Islamic State'

Iraqi forces recapture large portion of Tal Afar center from 'Islamic State' Last Sunday, U.S. -backed Iraqi troops launched a multi-pronged operation to retake Tal Afar , a month after declaring Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, fully liberated. Most of the city's 200,000-strong population had fled after the Daish seized it. Rasool says about 10,000 civilians remain inside the city but that authorities have secured safe corridors for them. [Full Article...]

3 kids among ten die in Somalia raid

3 kids among ten die in Somalia raid However, conflicting reports from local residents and sources are telling a different story, one that indicates that the 10 killed were in fact local Somali farmers which includes three children among the dead. According to the ministry, the operation targeted "a farm in Bariire with known al-Shabaab presence" while the farmers in the area had been forewarned and asked to "put their weapons in the... [Full Article...]

White House Official: Kushner Never Said Settlement Freeze Will Topple Netanyahu

White House Official: Kushner Never Said Settlement Freeze Will Topple Netanyahu Most significantly for the Palestinians was the failure to obtain economic freedom to develop what is termed "Area C" in the 1993 Oslo Accords - the section of the West Bank under both Israeli administrative and security control - and a commitment from the American interlocutors to establish dates and milestones for the negotiating process it oversees. [Full Article...]

GOP lawmaker: Mexico will pay 'part of the tab' for wall

GOP lawmaker: Mexico will pay 'part of the tab' for wall Saying that prior to his arrival, the Oval Office had become a "policymaking free-for-all", the report states Kelly's goal is to get the president to "conform to White House decision-making norms". Things are moving forward. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson has attended roundtables at the White House, saying earlier this summer that companies would be willing to invest more in the US if Trump com... [Full Article...]

Man with knife attacked police outside Buckingham Palace

Man with knife attacked police outside Buckingham Palace In March, four people-including an American tourist-were killed when Khalid Masood drove a vehicle along a pavement on Westminster Bridge, then stabbed a police officer to death outside Parliament before being gunned down by officers. Social media users posted videos of a fleet of police cars and ambulances outside the palace, with the surrounding roads sealed off as police searched the area. [Full Article...]

Right-wing gathering in San Francisco fizzles amid crackdown

Right-wing gathering in San Francisco fizzles amid crackdown Patriot Prayer has no permit to conduct a protest in Alamo Square, and come Saturday at 10:00 a.m., the park had been fenced off by city workers, preventing anyone from gathering inside. However, San Francisco's mayor said he did not trust the group. "These alt-right Nazi sympathizers want to use the symbol of the Golden Gate Bridge to promote their cause and we're not going to let them do it"... [Full Article...]

Controversial Trump White House adviser Sebastian Gorka out at White House

Controversial Trump White House adviser Sebastian Gorka out at White House The unflappable Englishman was seen in many quarters as the President's most ardent defender, going on a litany of news outlets both in the U.S. and United Kingdom to answer questions on behalf of the Trump administration. He cited the wording of a recent speech, in which "those who drafted and approved the speech removed any mention of Radical Islam or radical Islamic terrorism, prov [ing] that... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump fences himself in with border wall spending threat

Donald Trump fences himself in with border wall spending threat Trump, as of Thursday, is now accusing McConnell and Ryan of giving the Democrats leverage in the upcoming debt-ceiling fight. But Republicans need Democratic votes to pass a continuing resolution ― at least eight of them to reach the 60-vote procedural threshold in the Senate. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Harvey strands 4 ships with 20000 passengers in the Gulf

Hurricane Harvey strands 4 ships with 20000 passengers in the Gulf Carnival Valor and Carnival Freedom are now keeping a safe distance from the storm as they make their way back to Galveston. A third Carnival ship, Breeze , will stay overnight in Cozumel. Additionally, guests who pre-purchased any of our beverage packages will receive a pro-rated refund. The duration of your cruise will have to be shortened and the itinerary modified. [Full Article...]

UN Coordinator Condemns Rakhine Attacks

UN Coordinator Condemns Rakhine Attacks She said gunshots and explosions could be heard and smoke could still be seen Friday evening. Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members this morning sent back 146 Rohingyas who entered the country in the wake of fresh tensions between the insurgents and Myanmar security forces since last night. [Full Article...]

Brussels troops stop alleged attacker near Grand Place tourist attraction

Brussels troops stop alleged attacker near Grand Place tourist attraction The attacker was known to police for his earlier involvement in "minor offenses", according to Flemish broadcaster VRT. Experts said Daesh terrorist group, responsible for seven of the 10 deadliest attacks since 2012, is now encouraging its followers to use knives and vehicles over firearms and explosives. [Full Article...]

SC defunds abortion, Planned Parenthood

SC defunds abortion, Planned Parenthood South Carolina's governor has ordered a ban on all state funding for abortion providers in a move Planned Parenthood on Friday called "political" and an attack on patients' access to preventive healthcare. A copy of the executive order can be found on the governor's website, according to a press release. But the number of people using the family planning service offered by The Heidi Group fell f... [Full Article...]

Baby tiger cub found during border smuggling attempt

Baby tiger cub found during border smuggling attempt More than 20 years ago, they say a cub was discovered at the San Ysidro entry point. Pete Flores, director of field operations for CBP in San Diego , said: 'CBP officers are often faced with unusual situations. The complaint states that Valencia said he wanted to take the tiger cub home to keep as a pet. The work of San Diego Zoo Global is made possible by the San Diego Zoo Global Wildl... [Full Article...]

Samsung's Lee Gets 5-year Prison Term For Bribery

Samsung's Lee Gets 5-year Prison Term For Bribery The case has gripped the public amid growing anger against South Korea's biggest companies, known as chaebols . Lee and four other Samsung executives were accused of offering 7.2bn won in bribes to the former South Korean president and an associate of hers, Choi Soon-sil, with the expectation of gaining government support for a merger of two Samsung-controlled companies. [Full Article...]

West Nile Virus detected in Jackson County horse

West Nile Virus detected in Jackson County horse Kentucky's cases include one in Fayette County, two in Hopkins County, and one in Jefferson County. It remains critical, however, to reduce the risk of being bitten by mosquitoes that may carry West Nile virus . Most people with these symptoms will recover completely, and can recover on their own. People who suspect they have West Nile virus should seek medical attention. [Full Article...]


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