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Pulwama encounter: Two LeT terrorists holed up, search operation underway Pulwama encounter: Two LeT terrorists holed up, search operation underway
- August 07, 2017

He said that on receiving specific information about the presence of some terrorists in Samboora village, the security forces in a joint operation laid a cordon and search operations. The terrorists were said to be part of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. "We requested the militants to surrender but they opened fire. Then, we responded in the same way", Commanding Officer 52 Rashtriya Rifles, Rajeshwar Jamwal was quoted as saying by the agency. (more...)
Injured In Flammable Liquid Leak At California Dock Injured In Flammable Liquid Leak At California Dock
- August 07, 2017

Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders received the initial report at approximately 9:46 a.m., Sunday. A 1,000-foot boom perimeter has been established as a precautionary measure to protect the environment and Long Beach Fire rescue boats area assisting in the operation, authorities added. (more...)
Pasco County Sinkhole That Destroyed Two Homes Grows Larger Pasco County Sinkhole That Destroyed Two Homes Grows Larger
- August 07, 2017

The sinkhole has grown to 260 feet at its widest point, up from 225 to 235 feet, officials said on Saturday . Not all have, fearing more problems with the massive pit outside their homes. Once this task has been completed, workers hope to remove debris. Guthrie said when cleaning the sinkhole, the top priority is to be deliberate and methodical to ensure no one gets hurt. (more...)
Indian Boxer Offers Belt in Return for Peace With China Indian Boxer Offers Belt in Return for Peace With China
- August 07, 2017

Lipulekh is a cause of insecurity for Nepal as it is located in the disputed area of Kalapani that is claimed by both India and Nepal. India's decision to expand trade with China through the Lipulekh pass in 2015, during the visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to China, created a furore in Nepal with its parliament demanding that the two countries drop the mention of Lipulekh from the Sino-Indian joint statement as it was against all worldwide norms. (more...)
Pakistan wants good relations with India: Foreign Minister Pakistan wants good relations with India: Foreign Minister
- August 07, 2017

Mr Asif said peace in India and Pakistan was linked to Kashmir and without resolving the issue durable peace could not be achieved. Asif said peace between the two countries was intertwined with Kashmir dispute and in light of the United Nations agreement, the people of Kashmir want the right to vote for self determination. (more...)
Chicago to sue DOJ over sanctuary city funding threat Chicago to sue DOJ over sanctuary city funding threat
- August 07, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently declared that the Justice Department would withhold federal grant money from so-called " sanctuary cities " - localities that refuse to comply with federal immigration enforcement. For one, Sessions will be requiring police stations to give 24-7 access to immigration and customs enforcement . The city plans to file the paperwork "first thing on Monday morning", officials said. (more...)
Two Boy Scouts Killed on East Texas Lake Two Boy Scouts Killed on East Texas Lake
- August 07, 2017

The boys were members of Boy Scout Troop 620 from Hallsville, Texas. The identities of the three boys have not been released at this time. Victim identification is not being released at this time. "This is an extremely hard time for our Scouting family". Two Boy Scouts died Saturday in an East Texas boating accident, officials said. The third victim was airlifted to LSU Health in Shreveport. (more...)
Under Trump, gains against ISIS have Under Trump, gains against ISIS have "dramatically accelerated"
- August 06, 2017

The Islamic State terror group has lost nearly a third of its territory in Iraq and Syria mainly due to new policies adopted by President Donald Trump and his administration, a senior State Department official said Friday. has been generally targeting ISIS forces within the city to try to back the Kurdish-led invasion. Most of the nations do not contribute to combat efforts, but they are expected to help to stabilize areas that have been cleared, he said. (more...)
Body Found in the Ithaca Gorge Body Found in the Ithaca Gorge
- August 06, 2017

Perez Ventura's mother told ABC News in 2016 that she brought her son to the United States when he was nine so that he could get a good education. The Bronx native was the first student accepted to college from the new Democracy Prep Harlem High School. (more...)
Spicer Prepares to Leave the White House Spicer Prepares to Leave the White House
- August 06, 2017

But it was not to be. The new White House chief of staff , retired Marine General John Kelly , asked for his resignation. Trump has spent about half of his presidency without an Federal Bureau of Investigation director. (He, Mr. Comey, and their sidekick, former US attorney Patrick Fitzgerald, should all have been disbarred years ago for some of their antics, but this is not the place to open up that subject.) There was never anything to the Russian-collusion fraud, the Democrats have ... (more...)
GOP Senator: 'No Question' Bill To Shield Mueller Is Directed At Trump GOP Senator: 'No Question' Bill To Shield Mueller Is Directed At Trump
- August 06, 2017

She also refuted suggestions Trump was considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller , who's leading an investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and possible Trump campaign collusion. "There's no question that it is", he said . "You fire Bob Mueller, who's one of the most admired people that I know, you fire him, you'll create a firestorm in here, " said Carper. (more...)
Vietnam challenges China at ASEAN talks Vietnam challenges China at ASEAN talks
- August 06, 2017

It is expected that Asean and China would take time to use the framework as a guideline to draft the text of the so-called code of conduct. A legally binding and enforceable code of conduct has been a goal for Asean's claimant members - Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam - since a 2002 pact to ensure freedom of navigation and overflight and leave rocks and reefs uninhabited. (more...)
Manufacturer says corrosion caused ride to break apart Manufacturer says corrosion caused ride to break apart
- August 06, 2017

In a response letter from the company, Product Manager Albert Kroon said the investigation into the incident determined that the ride malfunctioned from "excessive corrosion on the interior of the gondola support beam", which "dangerously reduced the beam's wall thickness over the years". (more...)
UNSC unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea over its ICBM tests UNSC unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea over its ICBM tests
- August 06, 2017

The sanctions were unanimously backed by the council's 15 members, including Russian Federation and China . ASEAN Regional Forum is a 27-nation bloc that includes North Korea , South Korea , US and Japan . "Not only a U.S. problem". Wang's statement repeated Beijing's proposal for a "double suspension", or a halt to North Korean nuclear development and to joint U.S. (more...)
Fire at Arlington high rise apartment on Columbia Pike Fire at Arlington high rise apartment on Columbia Pike
- August 06, 2017

Crews responded to the 5500 block of Columbia Pike after receiving reports about a fire at a high rise apartment. When they arrived, they evacuated the building. The female and infant were evaluated by medics. He was transported to the Arlington County Police Department. He is being held in the Arlington County Detention Facility on no bond. (more...)
U.S. presents tougher new sanctions on North Korea at UN Security Council
- August 06, 2017

The isolated state's repeated missile and nuclear weapon tests have been condemned by neighbours in the region. Before Tillerson's trip, the US had said he had no plans to interact with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho. "Today we banned North Korea exports of coal, iron and seafood, lifeline exports that sustain Kim Jong-Un's deadly aspirations". Meanwhile, Southeast Asia's top diplomats slammed North Korea with a sharp rebuke on Saturday over its ICBM tests and admonished ... (more...)
De Blasio wants to tax the rich to pay for subway repairs De Blasio wants to tax the rich to pay for subway repairs
- August 06, 2017

De Blasio has balked at that request. According to the New York Times , Mayor de Blasio will announce the tax proposal on Monday, which comes nearly two weeks after MTA chairman Joe Lhota unveiled a 30-point action plan to fix the ailing subway system. (more...)
Search On For Missing Yonkers Teen With Autism Search On For Missing Yonkers Teen With Autism
- August 06, 2017

Mel may be in the area of Tuckahoe Road and Sawmill Road, according to police. He made his way to the Mean Fiddler around 11:30 p.m. He was last seen on the South County Trailway, a bike trail that spans 14 miles through Westchester County. (more...)
The Pretium Resources Inc (PVG) Given Average Rating of The Pretium Resources Inc (PVG) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
- August 06, 2017

Invesco Limited holds 0% of its portfolio in Pretium Resources Inc (NYSE: PVG ) for 1.34 million shares. Morgan Stanley owns 106,371 shares. It fall, as 13 investors sold Pretium Resources Inc shares while 31 reduced holdings. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Capstone Asset Management Company decreased Universal Forest Products Inc (NASDAQ:UFPI) stake by 3,460 shares to 4,726 valued at $483,000 in 2016Q4. (more...)
Airstrikes kill 12 civilians northern Yemen Airstrikes kill 12 civilians northern Yemen
- August 06, 2017

Yemen has been torn apart by a civil war in which the exiled government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, backed by the Saudi-led coalition, is trying to push back gains made by Houthi rebels and their allies, who control most of the north, including the capital Sanaa. (more...)
Rainbow Six Siege Passes 20 Million Players Rainbow Six Siege Passes 20 Million Players
- August 06, 2017

The game has grown to include 30 Operators from various nationalities, up from the original 20 that it shipped with, not to mention a number of new maps. Due to how different each operator is, players both new and old will be using the start of the season to come up with new tactics - either to use or to counter each operator's abilities. (more...)
Missing Fla. Woman's Body Found; Man Confesses to Murder Missing Fla. Woman's Body Found; Man Confesses to Murder
- August 06, 2017

Surveillance footage showed Gold parking next to Rodarte's auto on Wednesday evening before getting inside the passenger side of the vehicle, according to the report, adding that the video then showed an apparent struggle in the vehicle. Some time later, Rodarte is seen leaving his vehicle before checking on Gold's auto. JSO said Rodarte returned to his auto and drove off at 6:04 p.m. (more...)
Southeast Asian diplomats open talks in Manila Southeast Asian diplomats open talks in Manila
- August 06, 2017

DFA Acting Spokesperson Robiespierre Bolivar stressed this in response to the United States' intent to bar North Korea from the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) amid grave concern over the escalation of tensions over its missile launches. It's part of America's broader effort to isolate Pyongyang diplomatically and force it to end missile tests and abandon its nuclear weapons program. "We can not do one and neglect the other". (more...)
CO issues in Auburn cruisers fixed, police say CO issues in Auburn cruisers fixed, police say
- August 06, 2017

The department said the officer was exposed to carbon monoxide. Cracks in this manifold can allow those gases to leak into the car's ventilation system, exposing the driver to harmful carbon monoxide gas. "He went through and verified that he couldn't verify that there was any carbon monoxide coming into the vehicles". A number of departments have installed CO detectors in their cruisers after officers started to complain about being sickened by exhaust seeping into them. (more...)
New Jersey small plane crash kills pilot, police say New Jersey small plane crash kills pilot, police say
- August 06, 2017

But it's not clear if the plane had taken off from that site or if it was headed to the airport when it went down. "They're not in the same category as a fixed-wing aircraft, like a Cessna", Sklannik told NJ Advance Media. One person has died in the crash of a second small plane in New Jersey in the past day. The pilot, Kyle Dalrymple, and two passengers, Clinton Campbell and Wendy Race, were conscious and out of the plane when responders arrived. (more...)
Will PM Khaqan set up parliamentary committee against Hamza, asks Imran Will PM Khaqan set up parliamentary committee against Hamza, asks Imran
- August 06, 2017

Over the years, she has repeatedly complained of being victimised for pursuing her case and has reported serious attacks on at least two occasions, including one by armed pillion riders that targetted her daughter. "I hoped justice will be dispensed in my case too like that of Ayesha Gulalai", she said. "Severe cruelty has been meted out to me", she said, asking what her fault was for this miserable state. (more...)
Kenya's Geoffrey Kirui wins men's marathon in come-from-behind fashion Kenya's Geoffrey Kirui wins men's marathon in come-from-behind fashion
- August 06, 2017

Kirui, the 2017 Boston Marathon victor, cruised through the last portion of the race with little worry as he made his way across the finish line in a time of 2:08.27, ahead of Tola of Ethiopia who timed 2:09.49. Now my goal will be to repeat it", he added. Hawkins finished strongly, picking athletes off late in the race after deciding not to go with the leaders when they made a move at the halfway point. (more...)
Trump Campaign: Job's Report 'Proof Positive' Agenda Succeeding Trump Campaign: Job's Report 'Proof Positive' Agenda Succeeding
- August 06, 2017

The unemployment rate has fallen to 4.3 percent, a level that many economists consider near full employment. Wage growth is expected to be around 2.4% - where it's hovered for the last two years. To be fair, there's little evidence that job growth-especially so early in a president's first term-has much to do with a new administration's actions or policies. (more...)
Southeast Asian body notes concerns on South China Sea Southeast Asian body notes concerns on South China Sea
- August 06, 2017

The United Nations Security Council was set to vote on Saturday on a USA -drafted resolution that aims to slash by a third North Korea's $3 billion annual export revenue over Pyongyang's two intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests in July. (more...)
United States pushes Asian nations on North Korea
- August 06, 2017

Meanwhile, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday urged his North Korean counterpart to abide by United Nations resolutions and stop provoking "the global community's goodwill" with missile launches and nuclear tests. The unanimous adoption of Resolution 2371 by the council on Saturday demonstrates that the worldwide community is united in its position regarding the nuclear issue of the Korean Peninsula, Liu told the Security Council after the voting of the sanctions. (more...)