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World News Two Hizbul terrorists, civilian killed in J&K's Shopian ongoing encounter
Author: 0 Two Hizbul terrorists, civilian killed in J&K's Shopian ongoing encounter

A spokesman of Indian army said that an encounter was also going on between mujahideen and Indian forces in the same area. A police official said 44RR, Shopian Police and CRPF 14 bn personnel laid a cordon in Chaigund area of Shopian district in the afternoon after receiving inputs about presence of some militants there.

World News Senate confirms HHS secretary nominee Alex Azar
Author: 0 Senate confirms HHS secretary nominee Alex Azar

Alex Azar, an Indianapolis man who grew up in Salisbury, will succeed Tom Price , a former congressman from Georgia who resigned a year ago following his use of private jets. Wyden also lashed out at a recent presidential executive order meant to make it easier for people to get skimpy, low-cost health plans that do not meet ACA coverage requirements.

World News Couple sues United States as one twin denied citizenship
Author: 0 Couple sues United States as one twin denied citizenship

A surrogate birthed the twins in Canada in 2016 and, the fathers' lawsuit says, both children should've been eligible to become US citizens since both their parents were already considered as such. Aaron Morris , executive director of Immigration Equality, said the State Department is wrongly applying a policy for children born out of wedlock to married same-sex couples.

World News Barcelona confirms Mascherano departure for Chinese side Heibei
Author: 0 Barcelona confirms Mascherano departure for Chinese side Heibei

Mascherano is due to say farewell to Barcelona supporters at Thursday's Copa del Rey quarter-final second leg with Espanyol. It's easy to REGISTER HERE , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved! Barcelona will have to bid adieu to one of its longest servants as Javier Mascherano will depart the club later this week.

World News Browns GM says Josh Rosen report is 'fake news'
Author: 0 Browns GM says Josh Rosen report is 'fake news'

The pair - along with Josh Rosen , Sam Darnold and Lamar Jackson - will be watched very closely in the coming weeks as they jockey for draft position. As a GM who figures to be a big player at the top of the first round, however, such a quote can tip your hand to other QB-hungry teams waiting in line (see: New York Giants).

World News Neil Diamond Cancels 50th Anniversary Tour After Parkinson's Disease Diagnosis
Author: 0 Neil Diamond Cancels 50th Anniversary Tour After Parkinson's Disease Diagnosis

A statement from the music icon on his website reads: "It is with great reluctance and disappointment that I announce my retirement from concert touring". In an interview with Rolling Stone Magazine in 2016, Diamond stated about is illustrious career "It's been very heartening to me". 'My heart is so full of joy to see this silver lining.

World News Kiwi tumbles as tepid inflation dashes chance of rate hike
Author: 0 Kiwi tumbles as tepid inflation dashes chance of rate hike

The timing of a rate increase is being complicated by a general election, which must be held by August 2018. Inflation is expected to moderate in January before reaching a 4.5% trough in March, she said. Higher global oil prices also provided support to the index, pushing up the cost of petrol by 6.1 percent. As well as retail prices falling, Statistics New Zealand said the way retailers were pricing was also changing, with less discounting, but lower prices across the year.

World News Disney Employees To Get $1000 In Bonuses
Author: 0 Disney Employees To Get $1000 In Bonuses

Investors of record on Monday, December 11th were paid a dividend of $0.84 per share. Its up 0.41, from 1.27 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 90 investors sold DIS shares while 649 reduced holdings. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.18, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. Numeric Ltd Llc stated it has 13,700 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

Author: 0 In Davos, European leaders try to counterbalance Trump views

President Donald Trump's economics team landed in Davos , bringing with them their boss's "America First" agenda. "The president will continue to promote fair economic competition and will make it clear that there can not be free and open trade if countries are not held accountable to the rules", Cohn told reporters.

World News Emmanuel Macron: 'France is back at the core of Europe'
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron: 'France is back at the core of Europe'

In terms of France, he said the country needed "to find its place in world competition", especially as the country was "a nation of entrepreneurs". Macron said the European "vision, our DNA in terms of relationship between freedom, justice, fairness and individual rights, is unique" and the "kind of balance between these different values" only existed in Europe.

World News Save the Children suspends programmes in Afghanistan after attack
Author: 0 Save the Children suspends programmes in Afghanistan after attack

Eleven people have been wounded, Afghan officials have confirmed. Earlier in the day, attackers entered the aid group office after a auto bomb exploded outside. Afghanistan's TOLO news channel published footage showing dozens of what it said were Afghan Special Forces members at the scene. The IS group claimed responsibility for the attack after the Taliban, which has sought to reimpose Islamic rule after their 2001 ouster , issued a statement denying involvement.

World News National Football League says Panthers did not violate concussion protocol with Cam Newton
Author: 0 National Football League says Panthers did not violate concussion protocol with Cam Newton

Newton got up slowly with the help of teammates and headed for the sideline. But David Onyemata came in to finish the job and took Newton down with a violent hit to the head that Newton didn't see coming. Mr. Newton suffered a knee injury earlier in the game, which was documented by the club medical staff and is depicted on game film. The league said that stumble was caused by a previous knee injury.

World News 'Field of Dreams' Park Vandalized by Vehicle; Damage Estimated to Be $15K
Author: 0 'Field of Dreams' Park Vandalized by Vehicle; Damage Estimated to Be $15K

Who the hell would wanna destroy the actual " Field of Dreams? ". A Go Fund Me page has been started to help fix The Field of Dreams baseball diamond in Dyersville after someone vandalized it Monday night. A combination of warmer weather and recent rainfall helped loosen the ground, allowing the vehicle's tires to sink deep into the soil. The majority of the damage occurred in center field and left field, he said.

World News Congress non-committal on CPI-M's plans for impeachment motion against CJI
Author: 0 Congress non-committal on CPI-M's plans for impeachment motion against CJI

And in the wake of the issues raised by the four senior judges, we had hoped that the issues will be resolved within the judiciary. "At an unprecedented press conference on January 12, four of the most senior judges of the Supreme Court said their decision to go public was motivated in part because cases of "far reaching consequences" were being assigned inappropriately by the Chief Justice of India, who is the 'Master of the rolls".

World News Tammy Duckworth: First Senator in Office to Give Birth
Author: 0 Tammy Duckworth: First Senator in Office to Give Birth

The 49-year-old Illinois Democrat announced Tuesday that she is pregnant with her second child, due later this year. The news means she will be the first U.S. Ten members of the House of Representatives have had children while serving in the chamber. In 2016, Duckworth won her Senate seat by defeating Republican incumbent Mark Kirk.

World News Martin O'Neill and Tony O'Donoghue square off in tense interview
Author: 0 Martin O'Neill and Tony O'Donoghue square off in tense interview

O'Neill was linked with the Stoke City job when Mark Hughes was sacked this month, but rejected the chance to return to Premier League management, according to British media reports. The Republic of Ireland and O'Neill can now look forward to a friendly with Turkey in March where a number of inexperienced players are expected to feature while the inaugural Nations League is also on the horizon.

World News Trump To Meet British, Israeli Leaders During Davos Trip, Discuss Iran
Author: 0 Trump To Meet British, Israeli Leaders During Davos Trip, Discuss Iran

President Donald Trump's ultimatum and improve the deal. During his visit to Israel, Pence declared that if European allies do not agree to help "strengthen" the deal - which curbs Iranian nuclear activity in exchange for sanctions relief - the United States may withdraw from the agreement completely, something Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has said would effectively kill the deal.

World News #WEF - India's Modi is on a collision course with Donald Trump
Author: 0 #WEF - India's Modi is on a collision course with Donald Trump

Now we live in a society that is a network of other complex networks. Making an "artificial distinction in the form of good terrorists and bad terrorists" was worse, and even worse was the radicalisation of educated youth, he told the global audience, before talking of misplaced priorities of some nations and asserting that UN and WTO were still important.

World News Farage blasts UKIP as leader Bolton on verge of going broke
Author: 0 Farage blasts UKIP as leader Bolton on verge of going broke

Henry Bolton is could be "clinically insane" for not resigning as Ukip leader and Nigel Farage probably helped him with his statement, according to a Ukip activist. Pressed on whether the pair could eventually rekindle their romance, Bolton said: "We could potentially". The focus is absolutely making the party fit to fight to go into the debate about leaving the European Union.

World News UK Hospital to Return Donations Amid Gala Harassment Claims
Author: 0 UK Hospital to Return Donations Amid Gala Harassment Claims

The report is truly shocking. One allegedly said: "I've never done this before, and I'm never doing it again". She said other women there experienced worse, including being groped, being asked to join drunken men in their bedrooms, and one who was directly asked whether she was a prostitute.

World News Senator Tammy Duckworth Makes Historic Pregnancy Announcement
Author: 0 Senator Tammy Duckworth Makes Historic Pregnancy Announcement

Local media reported that Duckworth would be the first woman to give birth to a child while serving in the Senate . "I spent my entire adult life looking out for the well-being, the training, the equipping of the troops for whom I was responsible", Duckworth said on the Senate floor on Saturday.

World News Rs 80K cr PSB recap bonds wont impact fiscal deficit: Finmin
Author: 0 Rs 80K cr PSB recap bonds wont impact fiscal deficit: Finmin

It said that the wholetime directors of the PSBs would be assigned theme-wise reforms to oversee. Of the funds to be injected by March, the government will raise 800 billion rupees by issuing recapitalisation bonds, which will not be tradeable in markets, and provide an additional 81.4 billion rupees from its budget.

World News School bus slides down icy street in MA
Author: 0 School bus slides down icy street in MA

It was a scary commute for some children in Sutton, Mass ., on Wednesday, after their school bus slid down an icy street and hit a parked auto. A video posted to Facebook Tuesday showed the bus sliding down a road that has a slight hill.

World News Padmaavat clash : 48 people arrested in Ahmedabad to run riot
Author: 0 Padmaavat clash : 48 people arrested in Ahmedabad to run riot

In Meerut of Uttar Pradesh, protestors torched a large number of vehicles plying on the road. Violence against " Padmaavat ", a film about a mythical Hindu queen, started late Tuesday and continued into the night in the main city of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat .

World News Skepticism, worry amid preparation for Rohingya repatriation
Author: 0 Skepticism, worry amid preparation for Rohingya repatriation

Over 650,000 people from northern Rakhine, mostly Muslims, fled to Bangladesh after fighting broke out in August a year ago between government security forces and the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA). Muhammad Rezwan, 20, who arrived in Bangladesh in September 2017 from Maungdaw , Rakhine, had similar sentiments. Refugees will be lodged at these camps before they are allowed to return to their original home, or somewhere nearby.

World News US Sanctions on North Korea Target Entities With Ties to China
Author: 0 US Sanctions on North Korea Target Entities With Ties to China

Recent scandals about offshare havens revealed Hong Kong to be a global center for front companies. Following UN sanctions, Mnuchin said, "the United States government is targeting illicit actors in China, Russia, and elsewhere who are working on behalf of North Korean financial networks, and calling for their expulsion from the territories where they reside".

World News Zimmer Quiet on Vikings' QB Situation
Author: 0 Zimmer Quiet on Vikings' QB Situation

He led the Vikes to the playoffs in 2015 with an 11-5 mark, but after tearing up his knee just prior to the start of the 2016 season, it was unclear if he would ever play again. "Point the finger at me before you point it at the players". The language of the NFL's collective bargaining agreement would suggest Bridgewater's 2017 contract - the final year of his rookie deal - would toll into 2018 after the quarterback began the year on the PUP list, but it remains to be seen if that rule would ...

World News British pop musician Elton John to quit touring in shock retirement
Author: 0 British pop musician Elton John to quit touring in shock retirement

Sir Elton John is set to retire from touring after nearly 50 years. The star, who turns 71 in March, is bowing out with a farewell tour lasting three years. "It's the last time I will be touring and travelling the world because my priorities have changed in my life". Elton John will bring his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour to the Bryce Jordan Center on Sunday, September 16, the BJC announced Wednesday via Twitter .

World News Zimbabwe President Orders Ministers, Top Civil Servants To Declare Assets
Author: 0 Zimbabwe President Orders Ministers, Top Civil Servants To Declare Assets

Questioned whether he would allow observer missions from the likes of the European Union (EU) in, he answered: "If you have that criteria, why would you want to deny global observers coming to our country?" The vote, previously expected in late July or August, will elect the country's president and both houses of parliament.