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Normal life crippled due to strike, restrictions in Kashmir

Normal life crippled due to strike, restrictions in Kashmir Authorities also clamped down by suspending high-speed mobile internet in many sensitive parts of the Valley, including Srinagar . "The security forces had no other option but to retaliate". "A militant is destined to meet the same fate one day", he said. At least 13 rebels and three Indian army soldiers were killed in Sunday's fighting in three gunbattles in southern Kashmir, where a new gen... [Full Article...]

Expelled Russian diplomats return from America

Expelled Russian diplomats return from America Washington this week joined a score of Britain's allies in expelling Russian diplomats in response to the attack, with a total of more than 150 now ordered out of the US, EU members, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries and other nations. [Full Article...]

Poulter shares lead in Houston, keeps Masters hopes alive

Poulter shares lead in Houston, keeps Masters hopes alive Ian Poulter has defeated Beau Hossler in a playoff to win the Houston Open and earn a place at The Masters. He had got off to a slow start with a single birdie on the front nine, but then put his foot down and reeled off four back-to-back birdies from the 12th through the 15th to take a one shot lead from Poulter. [Full Article...]

Protester hit by sheriff's vehicle during Stephon Clark rally

Protester hit by sheriff's vehicle during Stephon Clark rally A 61-year-old woman was struck by a police vehicle as it peeled away from protesters demonstrating against the police killing of Stephon Clark in what was described by the victim and protesters as a hit and run. "It's more than color", Barnes told the crowd at the second of two rallies Saturday. 'It comes down to right and wrong. Barnes amplified calls for charges against the two officers who ... [Full Article...]

Al-Shabab attack kills dozens of Ugandan troops in Somalia

Al-Shabab attack kills dozens of Ugandan troops in Somalia But it still retains a strong presence in the regions outside the capital. Four other Ugandans were injured, Karemire told The Associated Press . Avoid fake news! Subscribe to the Standard SMS service and receive factual, verified breaking news as it happens. [Full Article...]

Cambridge Analytica and Facebook

Cambridge Analytica and Facebook The goal, the company said , is to make its privacy tools easier to find and understand. "People think that we don't care about privacy, but that's not true", Zuckerberg said at the time. Mark Zuckerberg is preparing to testify before Congress , CNN reported Tuesday, citing anonymous sources, Business Insider reports. But it is possible that Cambridge Analytica reports still has the person... [Full Article...]

Carlos Alvarado elected president of Costa Rica

Carlos Alvarado elected president of Costa Rica The electoral authorities also expect a higher abstention rate than the 35 percent registered in the first round, as noted in past elections, also combined with the Easter holiday. Fabricio Alvarado has threatened to remove Costa Rica from the court's jurisdiction if he wins. His rival, Fabricio Alvarado Muñoz, a 43-year-old former TV journalist known for religious dance songs, quickly conced... [Full Article...]

Russia Tells 23 Countries that Envoys Must Go

Russia Tells 23 Countries that Envoys Must Go And 26 countries, including the USA, kicked out more than 150 Russian diplomats in response, NBC News reported. Among the other countries that had similarly been told to pull their envoys were the Netherlands , Sweden , the Czech Republic , Finland , Lithuania and Norway. [Full Article...]

Shark attacks paddleboarder off Hawaii's Big Island

Shark attacks paddleboarder off Hawaii's Big Island Four people were injured in those incidents. It happened just after 9:30 Saturday morning near the Four Seasons Resort at Hualalai. They said he is a 25-year-old resident of the community at Kukio Golf and Beach Club and had been out paddleboarding with his father. [Full Article...]

Bihar communal violence: Union minister Aswini Kumar Choubey's son Arijit arrested

Bihar communal violence: Union minister Aswini Kumar Choubey's son Arijit arrested When his anticipatory bail got denied then he respected the court's decision & surrendered himself. However, Police on the wee hours of Sunday claimed that Shashwat was arrested. Choubey also accused the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government of "failing" to deal with the situation in that state. Later he was whisked away to Bhagalpur by road for production before the court. [Full Article...]

Statement of the Police on Shopian gunfights

Statement of the Police on Shopian gunfights The death of Lt Umar Fayaz, who was brutally killed in Shopian past year, has been avenged. Previous year was the deadliest of this decade in the region, with more than 200 alleged militants killed in a counter-insurgency offensive dubbed "Operation All Out". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says 'Dreamers' will not be protected from deportation

In one tweet , Trump eloquently wrote , "NO MORE DACA DEAL", along with a string of reasons why he has flopped back to the disapproval of the program that supports dreamers. And in those states where Democrats are playing defense, President Donald Trump carried 10 of them in the 2016 election. Proposed DACA deals crafted by lawmakers also were not open to new participants. [Full Article...]

Expelled Russians arrive home as Moscow warns against travel to Britain

Expelled Russians arrive home as Moscow warns against travel to Britain We take note of all incidents of this kind and draw conclusions. The five-year ban on entry into Ukraine will be applicable to 48 employees of the Russian embassy in the United States and 12 of Russia's mission at the United Nations in New York City, who were deported from the USA on March 26. [Full Article...]

Immigrant 'caravan' heading to US-Mexico border sparks Trump's concern

Immigrant 'caravan' heading to US-Mexico border sparks Trump's concern Migrants have many names for the trains, such as El tren de los desconocidos (the train of the unknowns) and El tren de la muerte (the train of death). "The Democrats blew it". "Border Patrol Agents are not allowed to properly do their job at the Border because of ridiculous liberal (Democrat) laws like Catch & Release", Trump said in his first tweet . [Full Article...]

Karnataka polls: BJP brings out 'chargesheet' against Congress government

Karnataka polls: BJP brings out 'chargesheet' against Congress government Mr Siddaramaiah said these funds are not a special grant to Karnataka and they go into the state budget. Shah's main thrust would be to attract Congress supporters to his party. He further said: "The people of Karnataka have made up their minds to overthrow the Siddaramaiah government". Senior BJP leaders Ananth Kumar and BS Yeddyurappa accompanied Amit Shah . [Full Article...]

Friends, neighbors paint uneven picture of family killed in NorCal crash

Friends, neighbors paint uneven picture of family killed in NorCal crash Hannah Hart, 16; Sierra Hart, 12; and Devonte were also believed to have been in the SUV, and authorities continued to search for their remains. "We know that an entire family vanished and perished during this tragedy", Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman said in a statement. [Full Article...]

12 die in gun battles between Indian security forces, suspected militants

12 die in gun battles between Indian security forces, suspected militants Reports said that three soldiers have been also injured during the encounter and around 7-8 terrorists are trapped in the isolated areas. The Army said on Sunday that it lost two men in fierce gun battles which led to the killing in Jammu and Kashmir of eight militants including those who abducted and killed Lt Ummer Fayaz in May past year. [Full Article...]

Let's Play Two Baseball Tournament roundup: Potomac wins first title since 2009

Let's Play Two Baseball Tournament roundup: Potomac wins first title since 2009 The Black Hills State University softball team hit eight homes runs as it swept New Mexico Highlands University 15-5 and 4-1 Saturday afternoon in Las Vegas, New Mexico. "He's going to be a middle-of-the-lineup hitter, he's going to pitch a lot of innings for us". COLGAN 8, MARSHALL 4: The Sharks (5-2) scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull away for the win at the Let's Pl... [Full Article...]

Southgate, fans criticise VAR after Italy penalty

Southgate, fans criticise VAR after Italy penalty Leicester City striker Vardy feels confusion around VAR is not helping players or fans ahead of its implementation at the World Cup in Russian Federation and thinks displaying more information on stadium screens could be a way forward. However, Vardy doesn't think the problem is a lack of education to the players. Kane is now rehabilitating from an ankle injury and is set to return to action for... [Full Article...]

European Union calls for probe into killing of 16 Palestinians by Israel

European Union calls for probe into killing of 16 Palestinians by Israel Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East and North Africa director at Human Rights Watch, also noted that " Israeli allegations of violence by some protesters do not change the fact that using lethal force is banned by worldwide law except to meet an imminent threat to life". [Full Article...]


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