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Pakistani team carried daggers, cameras to record attack

Pakistani team carried daggers, cameras to record attack

The footage examined so far may include video of Pakistani training camps as well, NDTV's sources have said. The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. The SSG forms the central part of BAT, which is responsible for carrying out attacks on Indian Army posts across the LoC. The BAT comprises special forces personnel of the Pakistan army and terrorists. Read More

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Long knives come out for Pelosi as Democrat losing streak grows

Long knives come out for Pelosi as Democrat losing streak grows

In fact, according to a report in Vox , the main takeaway of the special elections held in 2017 is that the Republicans are in trouble. "But I am honored by the support", she said . In Kansas in April, in Montana last month and in Georgia and SC on Tuesday, Democratic candidates outperformed their party's past showings, but still fell short where it counts: Republicans won. Read More

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Emmanuel Macron plans cabinet reshuffle after parliamentary sweep

Macron's Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said: "Through this vote, the French people have showed they preferred hope to anger, optimism to pessimism, and confidence to closing in on oneself". She warned that despite Macron's safe parliamentary win, his ideas "are not the majority". The Republicans and their allies fared better, hanging on to 130 seats, down from over 200 in the last parliament, and remaining the main opposition party. Read More

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Fifth Republican Senator Comes Out Against Senate Health Care Bill

In a tweet , the former secretary of state wrote, "Forget death panels". This is a budget gimmick to ensure that the bill complies with Senate rules that forbid the legislation from adding to the federal government's long-term debt. Heller, who faces a hard re-election fight next year, said he would vote against the bill in its current form but did not rule out supporting a revamped version. Read More

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Schwarzenegger talks climate change with French president

It's unclear where he and Macron are standing, although Schwarzenegger says the two are " talking about environmental issues and a green future ". "One man can't stop our clean energy revolution". Macron has previously said he was in favour of " building an inclusive political solution in a much more collective way " - while regretting that none of the G7 states is party to parallel Syria peace talks under way in the Kazakh capital Astana initiated by Russia, Iran and Turkey. Read More

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A Somber Queen's Speech Unveils A Brexit-Centric Agenda In The UK

Chastened by an election which left her Conservative Party short of a majority in parliament and reopened debate on the nature of Britain's European Union exit, May also sidelined reform on social care, education and corporate governance. Mrs May vowed to "see Brexit through", but - in a marked softening of her pre-election stance - said that she would "seek to build a wide consensus" in doing so. Read More

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Mueller and Comey not as close as Trump and others suggest

Mueller and Comey not as close as Trump and others suggest

Trump's tweets went out on the 22nd, and the White House says they're sufficient response to the inquiry, calling them a "statement" from the president. Trump, in the Fox News Channel interview, did not say exactly what he thought had changed about Comey's story. But the episode exhausted Trump's defenders and aides, who for weeks have been dodging questions about the recordings. Read More

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A Refrigerator Started The London Fire, Police Say

Flames and smoke billow as firefighters deal with a serious fire in the Grenfell Tower apartment block at Latimer Road in West London , Britain June 14, 2017. It follows calls, backed by London mayor Sadiq Khan, for an amnesty on people who may have been living in the tower illegally. Ms McCormack said: "Every complete body has been removed from the building". Read More

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MI airport attacker failed to buy a gun

A Montreal man accused of stabbing a police officer at the airport in Flint , Michigan tried unsuccessfully to buy a gun while in the USA, according to a top Federal Bureau of Investigation agent. Dr. Scholten expects Neville will spend another 48 hours in the hospital. "We continue to have no information to suggest Ftouhi's attack on Lt. Neville was part of a wider plot", Gelios told reporters today. Read More

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Drone footage illustrates devastation of Portugal forest fires which killed 62

Drone footage illustrates devastation of Portugal forest fires which killed 62

The country has declared three days of mourning for the victims. Image Below: A firefighter works to put out a forest fire near the village of Fato, central Portugal , June 18, 2017 . More than 1,000 firefighters are tackling the wildfires around the town of Pedrogao Grande , where 62 people died Saturday night. Portugal sweltered under a severe heatwave over the weekend, with temperatures topping 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) in several regions. Read More

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Democrats' real problem is that Nancy Pelosi is their true face

Democrats' real problem is that Nancy Pelosi is their true face

Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz. The bottom line is the Democrats lost another winnable race and Pelosi was a factor, fair or not. But no. Nancy Pelosi is still their party's prom queen. Instead, he said Democrats need to focus on developing a message that wins over voters in Republican-leaning districts. Despite Tuesday's losses in Georgia's 6th District and South Carolina's 5th, Pelosi can resist the pressure to give up her position during the current congressional term. Read More

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South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North

South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North

Reports say North Korea could stage its sixth banned test of a nuclear device as early as this weekend. In February, it claimed to have successfully completed the launch of a new ballistic missile. Hoping President Trump will not back out of a potential war, North Korea added: "The US imperialist warmongers should not run amuck, clearly mindful that their reckless nuclear war hysteria will only bring the US destruction". Read More

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North Korea detainee mourned at OH funeral

North Korea detainee mourned at OH funeral

United States doctors say he suffered a "severe neurological injury", the most likely cause of which was a cardiopulmonary arrest that had cut the blood supply to the brain. Warmbier's belongings from his time in North Korea, including the jacket he wore during a trial in Pyongyang that ended with his imprisonment, were displayed at the service. Read More

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US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

The coalition said on Tuesday it had killed ISIL's self-proclaimed top cleric. Activists and IS supporters reported his death at the time, but the military is only confirming it now. The Syrian army said the plane was hit while on a mission against IS Jihadists and warned of "the grave consequences of this flagrant aggression". Read More

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Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73

Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73

An emergency has been imposed in hospitals in the area, and the injured are being taken to the District General Hospital in Parachinar. Nine security officials were among the wounded, said Fareed Sumalan, a doctor at the hospital. Officials said an estimated 75 kg of explosives was packed into the vehicle. Linking the recent terrorist incidents in Pakistan to the sanctuaries across the border in Afghanistan, the ISPR said security and surveillance of Pak-Afghan border has been enhanced and ... Read More

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Obama slams new Republican healthcare bill

Obama slams new Republican healthcare bill

Obama's health law enacted an additional 3.8 percent tax on investment income for married couples making more than $250,000 a year and individuals making more than $125,000. "We'll probably have to see", Trump added. Sens. Dean Heller of Nevada, facing a competitive 2018 re-election battle, Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia expressed concerns about the bill's cuts to Medicaid and drug addiction efforts. Read More

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Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital

Another police officer was injured. " Congressman Steve Scalise continues to make good progress ", read a statement issued by MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Hodgkinson carried a list with the names of six Congress members. The FBI did not specify which six lawmakers were named. There's no indication of the significance of the list, Slater said, declining to specify the lawmakers' party affiliations or names. Read More

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Four Republican senators not ready to vote for healthcare bill

McConnell's 142-page Better Care Reconciliation Act is at the edge of the possible, with several GOP senators already saying they want changes before they'll vote it through. Senate Republicans are mulling over a provision to their healthcare overhaul measure that could bar Americans from purchasing insurance on the individual market for six months if they don't maintain continuous coverage, Vox reported Saturday. Read More

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Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid

Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid

Yet it faces an uncertain fate in the Senate . After weeks of closed-door meetings that angered Democrats and some Republicans, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ., planned to release the proposal Thursday. "Because Obamacare is a direct attack on the middle class, and American families deserve better than its failing status quo". If the four senators - Ted Cruz , R-Texas, Ron Johnson , R-Wis., Mike Lee, R- Utah, and Rand Paul , R-Ky. Read More

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It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

After getting picked No. 2 by the Lakers, Lonzo Ball might need space to elevate the league's glamour franchise back into playoff contention. It's insane that it's only been seven days since I got invited to Philly. As the Celtics did their due diligence on Tatum, Stevens said Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski was "obviously very complimentary" about the young wing. Read More

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Trump adviser who advocated violence visits White House

White House press secretary Sean Spicer demanded that cameras be turned off at his daily briefing on April 7 at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago property in West Palm Beach, Fla. You can nearly see Press Secretary Sean Spicer's fumble his way through another Trump tweet storm. Over the last several months, the relationship between the press and the White House has curdled as the Trump administration has curtailed press briefings and held fewer on-the-record sessions. Read More

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Portugal Forest Fires Kill More Than 60 People

Portugal Forest Fires Kill More Than 60 People

Prime Minister Antonio Costa, who on Sunday visited Pedrogao Grande , a mountainous area about 125 miles northeast of Lisbon , called it the biggest human tragedy in Portugal in living memory. Some victims were burned to death in their cars as they tried to flee, officials said. An additional 17 bodies were found near the road, with some speculating that those people were attempting to flee from their trapped cars before they met their tragic fate. Read More

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Russia warships and sub fire cruise missiles at Syria: Moscow

Meanwhile, Russia on Monday warned it would track US-led coalition aircraft in Syria as potential "targets" and halted a military hotline with Washington after USA forces downed a Syrian jet. president and was never carried out, so it may turn out to be just posturing. In its warning on Monday, Russia stressed, "Repeated combat actions by US aviation under the cover of counterterrorism against lawful armed forces of a country that is a member of the United Nations are a massive ... Read More

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Funeral Held for Former North Korean Prisoner Otto Warmbier

Cynthia Meis, his college admissions counselor from high school, said she admires the strength displayed by Warmbier's parents in the face of such loss and the glare of global media attention. "Later that day, that's when we found out he was ill". "He would always have some unbelievable story to share with us", Warmbier's fraternity brother said at the funeral of listening to his friend's tales of travel adventure. Read More

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