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World News J&K: Three civilians injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Uri sector
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A woman was injured after Pakistani troops targeted Indian posts of 17 Jaat regiment along LoC at Pika Post in Uri of Baramulla district in north Kashmir. "It is not understood how Pakistan's non-state actors are regularly sacrificed to fulfil their army's agenda", the officer said. The area had earlier also witnessed ceasefire violation between India and Pakistan.

World News NI Secretary Bradley to update Westminster on Stormont deadlock
Author: 0 NI Secretary Bradley to update Westminster on Stormont deadlock

The move opens the door to other contentious questions in Northern Ireland, such as an Irish language and abortion rules, which could also be legislated for at Westminster. She said both the DUP and Sinn Féin "participated in discussions seriously and in good faith" and noted that they had reached a "balanced and fair" agreement on the main issues of contention before the talks broke down.

World News Militants attack Air force station in Pulwama
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Even after the repeated warning from the sentry, the man did not stop. "Two to three terrorists lobbed a grenade and opened firing on the water pump house located outside the Air Force Station at Malangpora in Awantipora area of Pulwama district", a defence spokesman said here.

World News Youth baseball team raffling AR-15 despite criticism
Author: 0 Youth baseball team raffling AR-15 despite criticism

Players aged from seven to nine are selling the tickets but Mr Patterson said none would be forced to participate if they feel uncomfortable. "One of the people from the hate group turned in (a Facebook post about the raffle) for I don't know what", Patterson said.

World News ECJ adviser says Poland broke law over ancient forest
Author: 0 ECJ adviser says Poland broke law over ancient forest

Poland's Bialowieza Forest is one of Europe's last remaining primeval forests and a UNESCO World Heritage site. In 2016, the previous minister, Jan Szyszko, authorized widespread logging in the forest, saying he was fighting an outbreak of bark beetle infestation that left dozens of hectares (hundreds of acres) of dead spruce trees.

World News Winter Olympics: Slovenia ice hockey player suspended for doping violation
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: Slovenia ice hockey player suspended for doping violation

Doping scandal hits the Pyeongchang Games for the third time as Slovenia's Men Ice Hockey player Ziga Jeglic tested positive for a banned substance and has been duly suspended for the rest of the Games. This is the 3rd case of doping recorded since the start of the Games, after the Japanese Kei Saito (short-track), and the Russian, under the banner of olympic Alexander Krushelnitsky (curling).

World News LeBron James Flips the Script-Again
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LeBron's "slam dunk for justice is needed " AP Photo NYSH103Eds: Updates with Jackson talking more about National Basketball Association players speaking up, saying he's doing "very well" following Parkinson's disease diagnosis. Similarly, I never thought there was any advantage to feeding a troll, especially one as insipid as Laura Ingraham . We're brothers. We've got family to look after.

World News Records detailing Florida shooting suspect's past released
Author: 0 Records detailing Florida shooting suspect's past released

Parkland Vice Mayor Stacy Kagan said she was organizing a trip next week to Tallahassee to urge lawmakers to act on gun reforms. The Florida gun shop that sold the AR-15 assault weapon used to kill 17 people in a Parkland high school last week has shut its doors.

World News Students stage 'die in' protest in front of White House
Author: 0 Students stage 'die in' protest in front of White House

The bill, which was initially suggested in November 2017 following the shooting in Las Vegas, would bolster the FBI database of prohibited gun buyers and would penalize federal agencies that fail to provide the necessary records. It has emerged that Mr Cruz was able to buy seven rifles in the past year, despite being examined by Florida mental health workers in 2016, USA media report.

World News Intense mortar shelling kills 5 in Syria's Damascus
Author: 0 Intense mortar shelling kills 5 in Syria's Damascus

Nevertheless, the Syrian regime continues to target residential parts of the city, killing at least 539 people - and injuring more than 2,000 others - since December 29 of previous year. The factions often fire rockets and mortar rounds into residential neighbourhoods of east Damascus . The headline was followed by a blank space underneath.

World News Community reacts to discovery of dead infants found in suitcase
Author: 0 Community reacts to discovery of dead infants found in suitcase

The bodies were stowed inside a purple suitcase left on a ditch bank on Country Road 602, according to a statement from the Cross County Sheriff's Office , and were found around 2 p.m. "If they didn't want them, all they had to do was bring the babies to the hospital, somewhere, but not put them in the suitcase". "Immediately, it just made me so sick", said Wynne resident Michael Evans.

World News Language from Trump Dating Website Draws Criticism
Author: 0 Language from Trump Dating Website Draws Criticism

For those looking for the "America-first partner" of their dreams, Trump.Dating is just a click away. The site has gotten some media coverage recently, primarily because it's created to serve only straight people, letting people sign up only if they choose "straight man" or "straight woman" at the outset.

World News Gujarat: BJP wins local body polls
Author: 0 Gujarat: BJP wins local body polls

Among the 75 municipalities spread across 28 districts of the state, the total number of seats that went for polls were 2,116, while the total number of wards in these municipalities were 529. Interestingly, the BJP had lost Assembly elections of 2017 from Vadnagar in the wake of the Patel quota stir. "The people of Gujarat have once again rejected the negativity that the Congress is generating", BJP spokesperson Bharat Pandya said.

World News Letter to the editor: Second Amendment doesn't stand test of time
Author: 0 Letter to the editor: Second Amendment doesn't stand test of time

It has a large magazine capacity and shoots at high velocity. On the day after the most recent massacre in Florida, state lawmakers were set to consider legislation, buried in an agriculture bill, that would automatically grant gun permits to applicants even if their background check isn't completed.

World News Nebraska loses as Leron Black leads IL with 28 - Recap, Box score
Author: 0 Nebraska loses as Leron Black leads IL with 28 - Recap, Box score

Even 10 losses in the last 12 games hasn't sapped Illinois' confidence. In past close calls , IL had made mental errors, missed free throws or broken down on defense. But Iowa's once-13-point lead dwindled to 3 points at halftime, and the Hawkeyes trailed by 13 points - a 26-point swing - in the second half. When you consider that IU is now 4-0 with Johnson and Green as its starting backcourt that just makes the performance that much more impressive.

World News Israel Successfully Tests Advanced Arrow-3 Missile Defense System
Author: 0 Israel Successfully Tests Advanced Arrow-3 Missile Defense System

The Arrow project was first launched in 1988 as part of the then Star Wars program under late U.S. president Ronald Reagan that was abandoned in 1993. The Arrow 3 is developed by Israel Aerospace Industries together with US aircraft manufacturer The Boeing Company and Israeli defense contractors Elbit Systems Ltd., ELTA Systems LTD., IMI Systems Ltd., and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.

World News DEVELOPING: Wintersville Police investigating threats involving Indian Creek High School
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In response to the post, school officials contacted the police to investigate. The content of the video posted was not disclosed, but police said they are speaking to the individuals in it. Harmas' message on Saturday said that he wanted to inform parents, school staff and the Carmel community that police were investigating "two safety threats referencing gun violence that are being distributed through the social media app, Snapchat".

World News Indonesia Raises Aviation Warnings After Sumatra Volcano Emits Ash Cloud
Author: 0 Indonesia Raises Aviation Warnings After Sumatra Volcano Emits Ash Cloud

Mr Sembiring, a resident living in the Karo district near the volcano, described the sound of the eruption as thunderous and said it left the mountainside covered in ash. "In some villages the visibility was barely five metres after the eruption - it was pitch black", Peranginangin added. Mount Sinabung had last erupted in 2010 and this eruption is the biggest one in 2018.

World News Gove backs seasonal workers scheme for United Kingdom farms after Brexit
Author: 0 Gove backs seasonal workers scheme for United Kingdom farms after Brexit

Giving a speech at the National Farmers' Union conference in Birmingham today , Gove will say: "We have a high baseline for animal health standards, which we will continue to enforce". "This may include pilot schemes that offer payments to farmers delivering higher welfare outcomes, or payments to farmers running trial approaches and technologies to improve animal welfare that are not yet an industry standard".

World News Governor Kasich talks gun control on CNN
Author: 0 Governor Kasich talks gun control on CNN

On Monday, the campaign site for the frequent critic of President Donald Trump headlined his positions as " Common Sense on the Second Amendment ". It also called for "removing burdensome restrictions for law-abiding concealed carry licenses".

World News Theresa May furious over new Oxfam revelations
Author: 0 Theresa May furious over new Oxfam revelations

Most of the donors who terminated their contributions were described as long-term supporters who gave HK$100 to HK$200 every month to the charity, which has been in Hong Kong for 42 years. Oxfam admitted some staff had been sacked or had resigned without specifying why. Haiti's foreign minister said last Thursday that his country would open a probe into the scandal.

World News Thunder Bay PC candidate endorses Patrick Brown for leader
Author: 0 Thunder Bay PC candidate endorses Patrick Brown for leader

Brown says the allegations are false and he's cleared his name after passing two lie detector tests easily. He also says he plans on suing CTV News after they published the anonymous allegations. She said that she was not a high school student. "He's going to cut back on income taxes, he cares about mental health, he cares about families". He said he and his supporters have proven the events described by the two women "could not have happened".

World News Lavrov: Russia ready to host Israeli-Palestinian peace talks without preconditions
Author: 0 Lavrov: Russia ready to host Israeli-Palestinian peace talks without preconditions

The stage will be set for a tense face-off with US Ambassador Nikki Haley, just weeks after she launched a scathing attack on Abbas and accused him of lacking the courage needed for peace. The Palestinians called the move an act of "piracy, a theft of money, and yet another crime added to the Israeli occupations' ongoing crimes against the Palestinian people".

World News Top Dallas official pressuring NRA to hold convention elsewhere
Author: 0 Top Dallas official pressuring NRA to hold convention elsewhere

When you look at what is being done - it's absolutely nothing". Address it now. Who needs an AR-15 to go hunting? "If you are ever confronted with a gun of any kind, the AR-15 or just a gun, that is something that you will remember for the rest of your life and these 14, 15 year-old kids, their lives are in tragic shatters", he said.

World News Justice Thomas Blasts Supreme Court For Undermining Gun Rights
Author: 0 Justice Thomas Blasts Supreme Court For Undermining Gun Rights

A series of mass shootings including one in which a gunman killed 17 people at a Parkland, Florida high school on February 14 have added to the long-simmering USA debate over the availability of firearms. Lawyers for the challengers argued in court papers, "while constitutionally protected conduct may be subject to generally applicable taxes and fees, it may not be singled out for special monetary extractions created to profit from, or worse still, discourage the exercise of the constitutional ...

World News Global death of newborn babies remains high
Author: 0 Global death of newborn babies remains high

Global deaths of newborn babies remain alarmingly high, UNICEF warned on Tuesday and said sub-Saharan Africa accounts for the highest number of children, who die before they are one month old. "At present, 50% of the babies born in India are covered under this programme", he said. Many countries did not include babies born before 24 or 28 weeks, Belgrave said.

World News Accused Florida school shooter appears in court
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The students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have organized the trip all on their own. On Friday, students at the South Broward High School in Florida walked out of class to protest the massacre, which was carried out by a 19-year-old white former student named Nikolas Cruz , who had a history of violent and abusive behavior against women.

World News Japanese man wins custody of 13 children born to surrogates
Author: 0 Japanese man wins custody of 13 children born to surrogates

Mitsutoki Shigeta caused a "baby factory" scandal in 2014 after Thai police said DNA samples linked him to nine infants found in a Bangkok apartment, plus at least four other babies born by surrogates. Officials from Thailand's social development and human security ministry told the court they had visited places where the man meant to raise the kids and "everything looks good", Kyodo reported.