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World News Terrorists attack security forces in Kangan in Pulwama; search operation underway
Author: 0 Terrorists attack security forces in Kangan in Pulwama; search operation underway

Meanwhile, the spokesman said, six youth, who were intending to join militancy, were counselled along with their family members and subsequently handed over to their parents. One militant has been killed in an ongoing gunfight at Kangan area of Pulwama on Friday afternoon. As the joint party approached the suspected spot, the militants hiding in the area opened fire triggering off an encounter, the officer had said.

World News Police confirm 14 dead in crash involving junior hockey team
Author: 0 Police confirm 14 dead in crash involving junior hockey team

According to police, 28 people were on board the bus when it was hit by a semi on Friday evening in Saskatchewan. Fourteen others who survived the crash were airlifted to nearby hospitals with a range of injuries. Soon after the news broke, words of support and prayers rolled in from across North America from those both in and outside of the hockey world. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and several pro sports teams shared condolences on Twitter.

World News Ex-South Korean leader Park gets 24-year prison term
Author: 0 Ex-South Korean leader Park gets 24-year prison term

The insults taken by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on Saturday came a day following the Seoul Central District Court saw Park guilty on a range of fees, including bribery, extortion and abuse of power. Outside the court, hundreds of supporters of Park had gathered to watch the verdict on a large screen, waving Korean and United States flags and calling for her release.

World News Several dead after a massive outrage in Germany
Author: 0 Several dead after a massive outrage in Germany

Firefighters, ambulances and police cars are now traveling in the city center according to various news reports. The perpetrator committed suicide, police confirmed . "Please avoid the area around the Kiepenkerl". Authorities have yet to confirm the number of deaths or injuries or declare the apparent attack to be terror related.

World News Palestinians Killed in Border Clashes
Author: 0 Palestinians Killed in Border Clashes

The thirty-year-old reporter was hit by a bullet while wearing a blue flak jacket, which indicated the word "Press" written on it. Hosam Salem, a photographer and an eyewitness to the scene told Al Jazeera that he saw Murtaja drop to the ground after being shot by Israeli forces.

World News Cam Newton involved in crash with dump truck
Author: 0 Cam Newton involved in crash with dump truck

Neither the 28-year-old National Football League star nor the driver of the trash-hauling vehicle wished to file a police report, according to the Atlanta Police Department. In 2014, he suffered back fractures after getting into a vehicle crash in his pick-up truck. Newton's fans will recall that he was hospitalized in December 2014 after an accident on South Church Street, a block from Bank of America Stadium.

World News Rory McIlroy fears prospect of seeing golf career 'fizzle out'
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy fears prospect of seeing golf career 'fizzle out'

But don't feel too bad, Fuzzy didn't know it either. My short game wasn't quite as sharp as I wanted. Jordan Spieth plays a shot on the 17th. He has some catching up to do. "I mean I had to hook it around the trees there, it was a pretty tough pin", Leishman said. "Let's try and shoot 2 under on the back nine.' And that was the goal, and, you know, I nearly did one better there".

World News At least 10 shot dead in Gaza as protests continue
Author: 0 At least 10 shot dead in Gaza as protests continue

A 30-year-old Palestinian journalist was covering the "Great March of Return" protests near the Gaza-Israel border when what was supposed to be a peaceful demonstration turned violent . Mohamad Madhoun, a Palestinian journalist now studying at SOAS, told Annahar that he usually spotted Murtaja while he was covering events as part of "Al Wataniya lil Iilam" in Gaza in 2014.

World News Former Catalan President Renews Call for Secession Talks
Author: 0 Former Catalan President Renews Call for Secession Talks

Activists put up banners with the photos of jailed leaders of Catalan pro-independence movements before Catalonia's former leader Carles Puigdemont addresses a news conference in Berlin. The former president of Catalonia left a German prison in Neumuenster on bail on Friday, nearly two weeks after his arrest, after the a state court in Germany decided the charge of rebellion did not warrant extradition because the accusation is not punishable under German law.

World News Syrian government launches assault on rebel-held Douma
Author: 0 Syrian government launches assault on rebel-held Douma

But the terrorist group has sought to remain in the town as what it calls a local security force, the so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Russia-backed regime forces have retaken control of 95 percent of Eastern Ghouta since February 18 through a combination of a deadly air and ground assault and evacuation deals.

World News Woman charged in dog attack death of baby
Author: 0 Woman charged in dog attack death of baby

The woman, Aasi, had gone to bring ration from the fair price shop and she objected to being given less ration. Mouhib pleaded not guilty to a charge of second-degree murder Friday morning. After receiving multiple, panicked 911 calls, deputies rushed to the Sweden home of Hanane Mouhib, where they found the 36-year-old still holding the blade, according to the Democrat & Chronicle newspaper.

World News Facebook to require identity verification for political ads, large pages
Author: 0 Facebook to require identity verification for political ads, large pages

The move is likely to prove controversial among users, many of whom are still pushing back against Facebook's general "authentic name policy", which bans people from using pseudonyms on the site. In recent days, Zuckerberg and Facebook have publicly attempted to face the fallout and scrutiny from a burgeoning crisis. Facebook Inc said on Wednesday the personal information of up to 87 million users, mostly in the United States, may have been improperly shared with political consultancy ...

World News WTO is unfair, biased against US
Author: 0 WTO is unfair, biased against US

He pointed out this gives China "tremendous" benefits and advantages over the rest of the world, and especially over the U.S. We were badly represented. Warning that it will "fight to the end", China responded with tariffs of equal weight on American exports, leading Trump to threaten China with $100 billion in additional tariffs.

World News Rajya Sabha Adjourned Sine Die
Author: 0 Rajya Sabha Adjourned Sine Die

A total of over 124 hours of precious time of this House has been lost due to disruptions as against only 45 hours of functioning. The Upper House spent just three minutes on government bills while the Lower House spent all of 14 minutes on the same.

World News Turkey-US working group on Syria 'on hold'
Author: 0 Turkey-US working group on Syria 'on hold'

According to the economist, the United States approach of "overthrow [ing] the governments we don't like and replac [ing] them with ones we do like" is "naïve", and has served only to enmesh the country "in nonstop wars of regime change" throughout the Middle East and North Africa.

World News Chicago To See More Rain And Snow This Week
Author: 0 Chicago To See More Rain And Snow This Week

Walsh says the Burin Peninsula and Southern Avalon could see up to 40 mm of rain fall within a relatively short period. This system is a quick mover and will make its way across Montana Saturday , first impacting Central Montana around Noon.

World News Oklahoma Lawmakers Pass a Bill for Overall Education Funds
Author: 0 Oklahoma Lawmakers Pass a Bill for Overall Education Funds

The state Senate passed a bill Friday to tax sales from Amazon and other internet retailers. The other day, lawmakers approved the country's major tax increase in per quarter century, even a £ 400 million income package that would have increased teacher pay by an average of about $6,000.

World News Woman passed on 'as if she were chattel', swimmer's rape trial told
Author: 0 Woman passed on 'as if she were chattel', swimmer's rape trial told

Because I didn't have any trousers on I covered myself using my hands. The prosecuting barrister told the court the woman was passed on "as if she were chattel". The convicts claimed that they were framed up as they had seen the victim and her friend in a compromising position and threatened to take them to police for indecent behaviour.

World News What's behind the US-China trade fight
Author: 0 What's behind the US-China trade fight

Trump's surprise move came a day after Beijing announced plans to tax $50 billion in American products, including soybeans and small aircraft, in response to a United States move this week to slap tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports.

World News NBC Grills Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Over Slow Response to Privacy Breach
Author: 0 NBC Grills Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Over Slow Response to Privacy Breach

Sandberg underscored that Facebook's business model is dependent on ads. The private messages Facebook users send to each other through Messenger aren't so private. later this spring. In June Facebook also plans to release a public, searchable political ads archive. Under what criteria Facebook would "authorize" ad buyers, the company did not say directly in the post.

World News Delhi sky to remain cloudy, Met predicts light rainfall in NCR
Author: 0 Delhi sky to remain cloudy, Met predicts light rainfall in NCR

Domestic carrier Vistara appealed commuters using its Delhi-bound flights to maintain calm as the weather continues to remain rough in the NCR. As on Earth, so in heaven: on top of causing mayhem for drivers and cyclists on the ground, dust storms have also caused a total of 24 flights to be diverted from the area to airports in Amritsar.

World News MI declares Flint water safe, ends bottled water
Author: 0 MI declares Flint water safe, ends bottled water

Mays was a party to a federal court settlement that provided for an end to the bottled water distribution after such test results were found, but Mays said the state should be listening to residents' concerns about other forms of contamination, such as bacterial.

World News Cecil Taylor Dead at 89
Author: 0 Cecil Taylor Dead at 89

On the brilliant 2002 solo recording The Willisau Concert (Intakt), Taylor laid out the basic form he employed over the past few decades, where a note or a string of notes ushers in a torrent of ideas that flow from that initial kernel in generous and exhilarating ways-though his music could be overwhelming, there was nothing haphazard or chaotic about it.

World News Cops evict farmers protesting for Cauvery board in Trichy
Author: 0 Cops evict farmers protesting for Cauvery board in Trichy

His appeal comes days after pro-Tamil outfits opposed holding IPL matches, saying it was not needed when farmers were struggling holding protests for the Cauvery Management Board. "We want to die, Sir". On his next plan of action, Ayyakannu, president of National South Indian Rivers Inter-Linking Farmers Association, said, "We have no other option, but to follow the Gandhian path of non-violence and self-suffering..." The Cauvery, which originates in Karnataka and flows into Tamil Nadu, ...

World News BP plc (BP) to gain $44.64 in short term period
Author: 0 BP plc (BP) to gain $44.64 in short term period

On Tuesday Shares of Citigroup Inc . In addition to price, analysts use volume trends to predict future performance. If sellers are more motivated than buyers the price will decline and vice versa. In total 7 analysts cover BP plc ( NYSE : BP ). The firm is yielding 1.30% return on assets and 3.50% return on equity. Specialized Analysis: The organization has the market capitalization of $183.10B.

World News TD MPs stage stir in Speaker's chamber
Author: 0 TD MPs stage stir in Speaker's chamber

After the House was adjourned sine die on Friday, around 13 TD MPs remained in the House staging protests at the Speaker's podium and before the Prime Minister's seat. The marshals requested them to vacate the Speaker's chamber, but former minister Y. Sujana Chowdary said they would not leave till they met the Speaker.

Author: 0 High Lights of Those Commonwealth Games on day three

Back at the venue where last year she won gold in the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships, the 24-year-old from Manipur broke the existing CWG record with a lift of 84kg in the snatch category and then lifted 108 in the clean & jerk to finish with a combined effort of 192 kg.

World News Old guns of Shiv Sena to lead from the front in BMC
Author: 0 Old guns of Shiv Sena to lead from the front in BMC

Congress senior spokesperson Anand Sharma said, "The remarks made by Amit Shah are condemnable". While addressing a question in this regard at a press conference here, Shah said, "It is our heartfelt wish to be together". Addressing the party workers on Bharatiya Janata Party's 38th foundation day , Modi gave a clarion call to party cadres to keep working for the nation and never get agitated by negativity of "vested interest groups".

World News Humboldt Broncos bus involved in highway crash
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Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said what he has been told about the collision is hard to comprehend. "There are casualties and it's very bad". According to BBC.com, their team list shows the players are aged between 16 and 21. Families are just waiting to hear from their kids. A memorial was placed on the side of the highway at the site of the crash, about four kilometres east of Swift Current.

World News Facebook, Inc. (FB) Average Volume as popular concept in capital market
Author: 0 Facebook, Inc. (FB) Average Volume as popular concept in capital market

Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. ARSUF's SI was 189,500 shares in April as released by FINRA. On Wednesday, October 11 RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of FB in report with "Buy" rating. Finally, analysts have given a mean recommendation of 1.80 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, " sell " within the 4 range, and "strong sell " within the 5 range).

World News Woman molested in Mumbai's local train, accused arrested
Author: 0 Woman molested in Mumbai's local train, accused arrested

Both of them were in a coach reserved for handicapped passengers and cancer patients. All this while, there are a few passengers who can be seen in the video , but no one intervenes. It is unclear if the two knew each other. Police identified the accused as one Rafique Chinkan Ali Khan, a taxi driver residing at Byculla in south Mumbai .

World News Facebook backs US regulation of internet political ads
Author: 0 Facebook backs US regulation of internet political ads

Facebook Messenger now offers a Secret Conversation mode where users can set a timer on when messages will be destroyed. Battling a data scandal controversy, the world's biggest social media network Facebook has managed to gain back some momentum, as its shares rose 4.2 per cent after the company's chief Mark Zuckerberg rushed to calm investors, reported Reuters .

World News Before trade talks, Nepal PM Oli meets Modi, Rahul Gandhi
Author: 0 Before trade talks, Nepal PM Oli meets Modi, Rahul Gandhi

Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli arrived here on Friday amid expectations that both countries will rebuild bridges by reviewing treaties and attend to urgent issues. In a short while, he will hold delegation level talks with Mr Modi at Hyderabad House. Pacts related to agriculture research and development, education, seeking the possibility of inland water navigation ways and railway cooperation are expected to be signed after the meeting between two Prime Ministers on Saturday.

World News Making Ads and Pages More Transparent | Facebook Newsroom
Author: 0 Making Ads and Pages More Transparent | Facebook Newsroom

Political and issue ads proved especially powerful in the 2016 presidential election , and there are fears of a repeat of such influence over this fall's midterm elections. "This will make it much harder for people to administer a page using a fake account, which is strictly against our policies", Goldman and Himel said.

World News Arizona, Texas Sending National Guard to US-Mexico Border
Author: 0 Arizona, Texas Sending National Guard to US-Mexico Border

The president said in a memorandum to his secretaries of defense and homeland security and to his attorney general that the "situation at the border has now reached a point of crisis". If 4,000 troops were deployed, that would be more than the United States now has in Syria and about half as many as the number of USA troops in Iraq.