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MP: Chouhan tweets to defend PM's Kashmir comment

Responding in the Rajya Sabha to a debate lasting over eight hours, the longest ever on Kashmir in Parliament, and after hearing 29 members, the home minister also promised to consider sending an all-party delegation to the Valley. "It is mere lip-service and hence will not reach Kashmir", he said, adding that despite Modi's room in Parliament being only steps away from both Houses, he did not make any statement on the issue during the past three discussions in the House.

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UK's Labour Party at war over who can vote in leader race

Meanwhile, I'm still waiting to find out whether I'm still suspended from the Labour party, having noted that my subscriptions continue to be deducted from my bank account. But Mr Corbyn, John McDonnell and their allies believe that the main motor for change is by mass action. This is the highest the membership has been in decades, and includes a remarkable rise of around 128,000 in the fortnight after the European Union referendum.

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Ecuador to set date for Assange to be questioned by Sweden

More than four years after Ecuador offered Swedish authorities the opportunity to interview Julian Assange in the nation's London embassy, a deal appears to have been struck Wednesday after Ecuador's Attorney General responded positively to a request from the Swedish government to interview the WikiLeaks founder in the building.

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Rajnath takes on Pak, says no power can separate Kashmir from India

Srinagar/New Delhi:Not known as a person blessed with commanding oratory skills, leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday delivered one his best speeches on the national stage so far. Talking about "effective" steps taken by the state government, he said these include recruitment in central paramilitary forces and 10,000 as Special Police Officers.

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Rajnath takes on Pak, says no power can separate Kashmir from India

Srinagar/New Delhi:Not known as a person blessed with commanding oratory skills, leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday delivered one his best speeches on the national stage so far. Talking about "effective" steps taken by the state government, he said these include recruitment in central paramilitary forces and 10,000 as Special Police Officers.

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Take A Deep Breath, OKC, Russell Westbrook Is Staying

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook re-signed with the team on Thursday . In the structure of the renegotiation, Westbrook's salary in 2016-17 increases from $17.8 million to a $26.5 million max salary, $28.5 million in 2017-18, and includes a player option for $30.6 million in the third year.

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Terror Suspect Killed In Strathroy

Shortly after 10 p.m., police asked residents in buildings and houses inside the secure perimeter to leave their homes. Mounties say that they've deterred a possible terror attack, but stopped short of provided much detail. When he was released he was ordered to wear a tracking device and was banned from going on the Internet or having any communication with the Islamic State group, including having any object on his person that bore an Islamic State group logo.

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Russell Westbrook, OKC Reach Agreement on Three-Year Deal

Enthusiasm for Westbrook's signing extended to the Oklahoma City city hall, with mayor Mick Cornett proclaiming Thursday Russell Westbrook Day. Fast forward to August 3, when Westbrook signed a three-year $85-million deal to stay in Oklahoma City .

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'Grim Sleeper' serial killer sentenced to death

None of Franklin's relatives were at the sentencing. Five of the jurors who decided Franklin's fate returned to court to support the victims Wednesday and to see if the judge would agree with their verdict. Judge Kennedy denied the defense's motion for a new trial, and rejected their motion to reduce the punishment to life in prison without parole. His attorneys had sought to raise doubts about DNA evidence and suggested another "mystery man" was behind the killings.

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Arizona has the strictest DUI laws in the country

For the 2016's Strictest & Most Lenient States on DUI report, researchers looked at 15 categories, from jail time and fines to prevention methods and insurance rates, to come to each percentage for each state. All states, with the exception of seven, can suspend the license of a person arrested for a DUI without any court involvement. The survey also reveals auto insurance rates in Kansas increase an average 46 percent after a DUI conviction.

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Ankara to share cost of Turkish Stream pipeline, says Erdogan

The natural gas trade between Turkey and Russia became an issue after Turkey downed a Russian Su-24 jet on November 24, 2015 for violating Turkish airspace along the Syrian border. TANAP project, worth $9.2 billion, envisages transportation of gas from Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz field to the western borders of Turkey . TANAP shareholders are Azerbaijan's state oil company SOCAR (58 percent), BOTAS (30 percent) and BP (12 percent).

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Muslim women in United Kingdom most disadvantaged: MPs

Members of the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee visited various Muslim communities in producing the report, entitled Employment Opportunities for Muslims in the UK. Married women in Muslim communities are often expected to be home-makers while their husbands are the breadwinners, the committee heard from expert witnesses.

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Turkey urges United States to extradite cleric Gulen over coup 'plot'

Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag spoke of a "disgrace" for democracy and rights. "If he escapes then the US would either have turned a blind eye or approved of it", Bozdag said . "The actors inside acted out a scenario for a coup written from the outside". European officials and human rights groups have expressed increasing concern with the Turkish crackdown, in which almost 70,000 people have been suspended or dismissed from their jobs in sectors including the civil service, education, the ...

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Football clubs among employers named for failing to pay national minimum wage

Mr Keith Smith and Mrs Lynda Smith, trading as KLS Electrical Contracting in Goole in East Yorkshire owed £3,619.70 to one worker and G C Motors Ltd, Harrogate, owed £2,328.83 to two workers. "Unfortunately the underpayments were due to a system error when calculating National Minimum Wage". Southport company Flavourfresh Salads were also named for owing £2,154.94 to three workers.

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Five dead after Russian chopper shot down over Syria

Russian Federation and Syria did not immediately comment. "After shelling, besieging and killing civilians and perpetrating war crimes on them, the Assad regime has resorted once again, and in breach of United Nations resolutions 2118 and 2235, to using chemical substances and toxic gasses", the SNC said in a statement .

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Ronald Reagan's daughter slams Donald Trump for Second Amendment comments

Davis said Trump's words were also heard by Americans who are mentally disturbed or looking for permission to commit acts of political violence. She pointed out that people around the world heard his comments from those who were outraged to gleeful supporters and possibly even the person who might be driven to violence by them.

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Iraqi Health Minister resigns after 12 newborns die in Baghdad hospital fire

An official from the Baghdad health directorate, Jassem Lateef al-Hijami, was quoted by the AFP news agency as saying: "The hospital is very old and doesn't have fire equipment". Three other newborns survived and were treated for smoke inhalation. "Then someone broke a window and threw me out", she said. 'I came early this morning to see my nephew and his mother, but they told me about the fire, ' she told the Associated Press.

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Watch Man Climb Up Trump Tower In New York

A man equipped with suction cups and climbing gear was safely snatched into the Trump Tower here on Wednesday, after a almost three-hour standoff with the police. The NYPD said Wednesday that police are working with the Manhattan district attorney's office to determine what charges to file against Steve for climb.

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Kerry Backs Away from 'Plan B' For Syria

The rebels are trying to break through a strip of government-controlled territory to reconnect their encircled sector of eastern Aleppo with a swathe of insurgent territory in the west of Syria, effectively breaking the siege. The regime has designated specific routes to allow the 300,000 civilians remaining in the city to leave and has called on opposition fighters to surrender.

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Woman alleges rape by Pokemon GO character

She claimed that she woke up to find a Pokemon lying on top of her body and says it was raping her. For those unfamiliar, "Pokemon Go" allows users to search for and collect virtual little monsters called Pokemon in real-world locations. However, when she checked the Pokemon GO app on her phone, the same Pokemon was detected on her bed. Adding to her woman's unbelievable story, her friend said that there were too many Pokemon characters in her home and that her dog could also sense them.

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Clinton 'Disavows' Support From Father of Orlando Shooter

And if he was alive I would ask him one question: Why? Hannity, who is advocating for Donald Trump's election, led his nationally syndicated talk radio show with Mateen's appearance, questioning why the man who once expressed gratitude for the Afghan Taliban is endorsing Clinton.

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'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine' actor Barry Jenner dead at 75

In 1981 he joined Dallas spinoff Knott's Landing in a recurring role as Jeff Cunningham, ex-husband of Abby Cunningham (Donna Mills). Jerry Kenderson for 25 episodes. Played by Jenner as a steadfast and determined ally to the show's main cast, the character was also revealed to be complicit in keeping secret the existence of Section 31, a rogue Starfleet intelligence group whose methods were often as unjustifiable as those of the enemy it was working to defeat.

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Turkish military attaches missing after being summoned in post-coup probe

Meanwhile "the whereabouts of the attache in Bosnia is unknown", the official also said, adding that "a total of 160 members of the military wanted in connection with the July 15 failed coup are still at large, including nine generals". According to the report of Turkish daily Hürriyet, Turkish Navy Rear Admiral Mustafa Uğurlu, who was reported to have sought asylum from the USA and went into hiding by Anadolu and Reuters news agencies based on American and Turkish officials, attended to a ...

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Oil down in Asia on oversupply woes

The EIA says oil production is expected to begin rising in late 2017 due in part to higher forecast oil prices and improvements in drilling productivity. Al-Sada said that the recent decline observed in oil prices and the current market volatility is only temporary. U.S. inventories rose by 2.09 million barrels last week, the American Petroleum Institute was said to report.

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Day Five in Rio: US Swimmers Continue to Dominate

Katie Ledecky , Allison Schmitt, Maya DiRado, and Leah Smith swam to victory over Australia who won silver and Canada who won bronze. This will likely be the final time these two compete, as Phelps has said he's all but assuredly done with competitive swimming after these Games.

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Secret Service says it didn't approach Doanld Trump Campaign about 'death threats'

Clinton attempted to draw contrasts when she spoke at a rally Wednesday in Des Moines, Iowa. "We have to protect our Second Amendment, which is under siege". A call to the Secret Service by Mashable went to voicemail and has yet to be returned. "He is the founder of ISIS", Mr Trump said, using a term for the IS group.

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DEA won't loosen rules on medical marijuana

Here's how the DEA explained its decision . "Americans have spoken, with a majority supporting full legalization", Rep. Blumenauer stated. The DEA said it will try to make it easier for scientists to study cannabis. "Marijuana will remain a schedule I controlled substance", the agency said in a statement . The U.S. government will announce on Thursday that it will allow more research into marijuana but rejected requests to loosen the classification of the substance as a risky drug with ...

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Delta cancels 530 flights Tuesday as delays continue

Systems were back up about six hours later but the airline has said it expects 300 flight cancellations today. Delta said it was extending its offer of a refund to passengers traveling Tuesday and was also offering a $ 200 voucher to passengers whose flights were canceled or who were delayed for more than three hours.

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Turkey strikes PKK terrorist positions in northern Iraq

They said 12 people were wounded in that attack, including five police officers. An improvised explosive device that hit a police bus in Mardin province wounded at least 25 people, according to the official, who was not identified per government protocol.

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Russia's Putin meets top brass to discuss security in Crimea

The allegations ratcheted up the heat in a feud sparked by Moscow's 2014 seizure of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine and raised fears of possible wider conflict. The ramp-up in tensions comes one day after the Kremlin blamed Ukraine for the death of two Russian service members on the peninsula, a contention Mr.

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GOP: US command manipulated Islamic State intel reports

The report suggests the cooked intelligence tainted reports to President Barack Obama, national security officials, and the public-which lawmakers felt may have endangered U.S. "He has assumed a defensive crouch in Iraq", Gen. Austin said. The report was drafted by Republican members of three different house committees. A separate investigation by the Pentagon inspector general also is underway.

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Justice Dept. report critical of zero-tolerance policing

Watch Newsmax TV on DIRECTV Ch. 349 and Verizon FiOS Ch. 115. In the wake of the Justice Department's report, Baltimore and federal officials will meet to work out details of a consent decree , enforceable by the courts, that will outline steps to be taken by Baltimore in an effort to reform their police department.

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Turkish Diplomats Go Missing After Failed Coup

Turkey has formally arrested 16,000 people in connection to the failed coup. Rear Admiral Ugurlu is believed to be trying to stay in the United States rather than go home, where about 40 per cent of all Turkish generals and admirals have been arrested.

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Awkward 'The Office' boss David Brent back in new movie

With a splash of red lipstick, Katie dazzled as she prepared to watch Ricky Gervais' eagerly-anticipated return to the screen as his former The Office alter ego. When asked if he had ever considered giving Bowie a cameo, Gervais said: "No, it wouldn't make sense". Ricky said: "I sent Bowie the demo version of Slough and he loved it".

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Satellite Images Indicate Militarization on Spratleys

China has repeatedly denied doing so and has in turn criticized US patrols and exercises for ramping up tensions. Since the ruling, China has repeatedly reasserted its historical claim to the virtually the entire strategically vital water body, its islands, reefs, plentiful fish stocks and other resources.


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