• Misuse of social media a 'time bomb' in J&K: Army commander
Misuse of social media a 'time bomb' in J&K: Army commander

He however, also said that Pakistan Army played a key role in planning attacks in Jammu and Kashmir. He however expressed concern over youngsters joining militant outfits."We need to address this trend. "They are motivated and patriotic soldiers", said Lt. Gen . Anbu, while addressing the Investiture Ceremony of the Northern Command. Social me...

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  • Mitch McConnell just created a DACA crisis
Mitch McConnell just created a DACA crisis

The Senate is now considering an unrelated piece of legislation McConnell brought up to serve as a placeholder for an eventual immigration bill . Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the president has "spelled out a fair and generous framework that will be necessary to earn his signature".

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  • USA secretary of state heads to Turkey after short visit to Lebanon
USA secretary of state heads to Turkey after short visit to Lebanon

Israel claims that Lebanon will be drilling in Israeli territories, but Lebanese officials have rejected the claims, saying the area where it plans to drill belongs to Lebanon. In the lead up to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit Thursday, President Michel Aoun, Speaker Nabih Berri, and Prime Minister Saad Hariri came together on two sep...

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  • Turkey urges Greece to decrease tension in Aegean Sea
Turkey urges Greece to decrease tension in Aegean Sea

The navy, quoted by the national media, said the Turkish patrol boat had violated the country's territorial waters, made some "risky manoeuvres" and hit a Greek coastguard vessel patrolling the area. In 1996, the tiny, uninhabited islands of Imia - or Kardak, as they are known in Turkey - brought Greece and Turkey to the brink of war and tensions h...

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  • Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Morgan Tsvangirai Dies Of Colon Cancer In South Africa
Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Morgan Tsvangirai Dies Of Colon Cancer In South Africa

Morgan Tsvangirai speaks during an interview on the second day of the WEF Annual Meeting 2011 in Davos, Switzerland. He went on to form a unity government with Mugabe after disputed elections in 2008 in which he beat the veteran autocrat - now 93 years old - in the first round of the vote.

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  • ISIS And The Taliban Killed Thousands of Afghan Civilians Last Year
ISIS And The Taliban Killed Thousands of Afghan Civilians Last Year

The UN says terrorist attacks in major cities by the Islamic State militants were behind the rise. The U.N. Mission has been documenting civilian casualties in Afghanistan since 2009 and has so far confirmed a massive total of 28,428 in the bloody Afghan conflict.

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  • Trump's daughter-in-law hospitalized after opening letter carrying 'white powder'
Trump's daughter-in-law hospitalized after opening letter carrying 'white powder'

Vanessa reportedly started coughing and felt nauseous after she opened the letter. A 911 call was placed, and Trump, Haydon, and an unidentified third person were taken to New York-Presbyterian Hospital as a precautionary measure. "The substance was deemed to be nonhazardous and is being transported to a lab in New York City for further analysi...

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  • Tutu quits as ambassador for Oxfam over charity's sex scandal
Tutu quits as ambassador for Oxfam over charity's sex scandal

References were provided from his previous employers including someone the man said was a former line manager from Oxfam, Cafod said. "Two of these were situations of sexual abuse or harassment by MSF staff against non-MSF staff (patients or members of the community)".

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  • Hafiz Saeed to challenge Pakistan govt's 'illegal' action against his entities
Hafiz Saeed to challenge Pakistan govt's 'illegal' action against his entities

The operations of Saeed's huge network of schools, seminaries, hospitals, publications and vehicles in Pakistan were a matter of serious concern for the US. Saeed also appealed to his workers not to resort to any violence during the sealing drive. Pakistan has banned the LeT but its charity wings, the JUD and FIF have been operating.

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  • Food and Drink Export Sales Soar in Brexit Boost
Food and Drink Export Sales Soar in Brexit Boost

The group called for the government to "maintain free and frictionless trade with the EU" and to "secure the benefits of existing European Union preferential trade arrangements, at least until government can replace them with acceptable alternative arrangements".

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  • National budget could change food stamp policy
National budget could change food stamp policy

A new proposal by the Trump administration would cut monetary food assistance for 81 percent of recipient households in half and replace that benefit with USDA food . The news release notes that the USDA already purchases food for nutrition assistance programs including the National School Lunch Program.

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  • Modi in Arunachal, targets Congress for corruption
Modi in Arunachal, targets Congress for corruption

He said if voted to power, his party would provide minimum wages to the labourers as per central rates, and pay salary to state employees according to the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission. The investors and entrepreneurs did not dare to come to Tripura, as they know the red flag party will resort all possible step to close down the busin...

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  • India says Pakistan 'will pay' after Kashmir army camp attack
India says Pakistan 'will pay' after Kashmir army camp attack

Lashing out at Pakistan for being involved in terror funding in Jammu and Kashmir , Nirmala Sitharaman said Islamabad would pay a heavy price for the "misadventure". Taking to Twitter, she said that talks were necessary to end the bloodshed. India has long accused Pakistan of training and arming militants and helping them infiltrate the heavil...

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  • United Kingdom accuses Russian Federation of carrying out NotPetya cyberattacks
United Kingdom accuses Russian Federation of carrying out NotPetya cyberattacks

Comparing it to WannaCry, the director of European police agency Europol, Rob Wainwright, said at the time that NotPetya showed "indications of a more sophisticated attack capability meant to exploit a range of vulnerabilities". Most cybersecurity experts agree that NotPetya/GoldenEye was merely crafted to work like ransomware but was instead prima...

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  • Almost half of Israelis want Netanyahu to step down after corruption allegations
Almost half of Israelis want Netanyahu to step down after corruption allegations

Lapid said: "That's how criminals talk, not public servants". Netanyahu has said the scandals are all the work of media out to get him. In the second case, known as "File 2000", Netanyahu reportedly was recorded asking Arnon Mozes, the publisher of the Yediot Ahronot daily, for positive coverage in exchange for reining in a free pro-Netanyahu d...

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  • Israel's airstrikes took out almost 1/2 of Assad's air defenses
Israel's airstrikes took out almost 1/2 of Assad's air defenses

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on February 8 that the West must ensure the nuclear deal succeeds before trying to negotiate other issues. "By failing to anticipate the threat from saturation attacks by Syrian-based air defenses - however antiquated those SA-5 and SA-17 missiles, might have been - Israel suffered not only the...

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  • Liberals to change how Indigenous-rights cases are handled in courts
Liberals to change how Indigenous-rights cases are handled in courts

Trudeau hopes this changes the relationship between governments and Indigenous communities from conflict to collaboration. One outcome of that, Mr. Trudeau said in his speech, is that "instead of outright recognizing and affirming Indigenous rights, as we promised we would, Indigenous peoples were forced to prove, time and time again, through cos...

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  • United States gay skating sensation to boycott White House party
United States gay skating sensation to boycott White House party

The Team USA athlete said before the Games he would refuse to meet Vice President Mike Pence , who's leading the US delegation in South Korea, due to Pence's opposition to LGBT rights. But really, it was his mental state that was most affected. And I spent a lot of time worrying what people thought of me, and as soon as I was able to let go of t...

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  • New president to be sworn in today, says Speaker Baleka Mbete
New president to be sworn in today, says Speaker Baleka Mbete

In his reaction to the ANC's decision to recall him, a defiant Mr Zuma said the move was unfair and needless. As a result‚ at the first opportunity to lead a motion in parliament‚ EFF will call on the dissolution of parliament in favour of early elections.

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  • Release the hounds! (and the pugs, and the corgis, and the collies…)
Release the hounds! (and the pugs, and the corgis, and the collies…)

There are competitors from all 50 states and 16 countries, including Australia, China and Japan, according to the show organizers. 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.: Dog Show Group competitions (Sporting, Working and Terrier Breeds) and " Best in Show " live on FS1 (TV) and streaming on Fox Sports GO with TV provider login.

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  • Indian diplomats watch Pakistan action on terror outfits
Indian diplomats watch Pakistan action on terror outfits

Aslam said he did not know the exact number of offices and seminaries involved in the asset seizure but data was being compiled in all four districts of Rawalpindi division and he expected full details of the assets. It provokes children from parts of Pakistan and Kashmir to join the terror-group and take-home pay a jihad against India and the Uni...

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  • North Korea leader impressed South's welcoming of delegation
North Korea leader impressed South's welcoming of delegation

The warm North-South body language at the Games not only fanned talk of a split between Seoul and Washington, it contrasted with a cold encounter between South Korea and Japan, an ally in US-led efforts to pressure North Korea. It was the US that appeared to be the one left in the cold, especially after the sister of the North Korean dictator...

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  • Cape Town Water Crisis Declared A National Disaster
Cape Town Water Crisis Declared A National Disaster

The decision was made after "a reassessment of the extent and severity of the current drought". Rains over the weekend raised hopes that the situation would improve, but the downpours were neither heavy nor long enough to have an impact on the situation.

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  • Breakout Olympic skater had to survive starving hell to get here
Breakout Olympic skater had to survive starving hell to get here

Rippon the said, "I have a great story". Rippon later tweeted: 'FUN FACT: Being true to who you are and not giving a shit about what others think about you is an awesome and liberating thing whether you are gay or not. 'Resources should be directed toward those institutions which provide assistance to those seeking to change their sexual beha...

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  • 'Put up or shut up': Nationals at war over Barnaby Joyce's future
'Put up or shut up': Nationals at war over Barnaby Joyce's future

Over the last few days Nationals MPs have been divided between a minority who wanted to force him to quit, his supporters who regard him as the party's strongest asset, and those uncertain about what should be done. "The initial search has shown that the editors of the Parliamentary Handbook appeared to be responsible for the error relating to th...

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