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Pulwama encounter: Top Lashkar terrorist Abu Dujana killed

Pulwama encounter: Top Lashkar terrorist Abu Dujana killed Many police officials believe he would himself plan and drive militants to the attack site and flee from the spot alone. Locals joining terrorist activities: In 2016 there were 44 of them but in 2017 the number doubled to 55. Security officials say Dujana, who crossed from Pakistan-administered Kashmir in 2010, was the longest surviving fighter in the Indian-controlled territory and used his pop... [Full Article...]

Key trial of last year's coup attempt begins in Ankara

Key trial of last year's coup attempt begins in Ankara The key suspect is Fethullah Gulen , a US -based cleric, who is accused by Ankara of being behind the coup attempt. The trial, which is expected to last at least a month, is one of dozens underway in Turkey in relation to the coup attempt that resulted in 249 deaths. [Full Article...]

Area counties see double digit increase in gas prices

Area counties see double digit increase in gas prices Average prices at gas pumps across Kansas rose significantly this past week, increasing 6 cents from a week ago to $2.17/gallon, according to AAA Kansas. The price for regular unleaded is under $2 a gallon at just 10 percent of gas stations across the country. AAA said regional gasoline inventories declined 300,000 barrels, adding "low inventory and high demand will likely result in continued in... [Full Article...]

People's mandate not for JD(U)-BJP alliance: Sharad

People's mandate not for JD(U)-BJP alliance: Sharad While one PIL was filed by RJD lawmakers Saroj Yadav and Chandan Verma, the second one was filed by Jitendra Kumar, a Samajwadi Party member. He alleged that Kumar had broken away from the alliance only after Yadav's son, former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav, was being praised by the public for his work. [Full Article...]

U.S. 'successfully' tests THAAD by launching ballistic missile over Pacific

U.S. 'successfully' tests THAAD by launching ballistic missile over Pacific United States forces carried out a successful test Sunday of a missile-interception system, military officials said. The test, designated Flight Experiment THAAD (FET)-01, was conducted to gather threat data from a THAAD interceptor in flight , the release said. [Full Article...]

Trump pushes out Priebus, names DHS' Kelly WH chief of staff

Trump pushes out Priebus, names DHS' Kelly WH chief of staff His selection as secretary bolstered concerns about an increase in military influence in a Trump White House. Reince Priebus was once ordered by President Trump to rush into the Oval Office and exterminate a fly, a report said. However, according to a source, he offered his resignation Thursday. I will continue to serve as a strong supporter of the president's agenda and policies. [Full Article...]

Gujarat MLAs will wait out storm in Bidadi resort

Gujarat MLAs will wait out storm in Bidadi resort Forty-four Congress MLAs have been herded into the Eagleton resort on Mysuru Road, 22 km away from Bengaluru, protected from the all-out poaching offensive launched by the BJP in multiple states. Earlier, Raghavji Patel, a Shankersinh Vaghela confidant, who is likely to join the BJP on Monday, said, "Those who have gone to Bengaluru were in touch with me before leaving". [Full Article...]

Homeland security secretary replaces Priebus at White House

Announcing the switch via Twitter, Trump called retired Marine Corps general Kelly a "great American". From the moment Trump became president on January 20, Priebus was the source of near-constant speculation about how long he would last in a White House riven by warring factions. [Full Article...]

Gujarat Congress MLAs join BJP

Gujarat Congress MLAs join BJP Before the Rajya Sabha elections, three senior Congress MLAs, who resigned from the party on Thursday, stood by the BJP. Raghavji Patel, a key Patel leader of Saurashtra, Vaghela's son Mahendrasinh, and Shankersinh Vaghela himself, who won't join the BJP but is expected to resign as an MLA, taking umbrage at the alleged statement issued against him by Congress leader and in-charge of Gujarat ... [Full Article...]

N to file review petition against Nawaz disqualification

N to file review petition against Nawaz disqualification It is believed that the PML-N would decide a successor to Nawaz Sharif who is, of course, a close ally and confident of the outgoing Prime Minister to take care of the political mess. " Shahbaz Sharif is nominated", Sharif said in a speech to members of his ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who was petroleum minister, would take over as interim prime mi... [Full Article...]

Need Pakistan's positive contribution to open roads in Kashmir: CM Mehbooba

Need Pakistan's positive contribution to open roads in Kashmir: CM Mehbooba Speaking at a function in New Delhi on Friday, July 28, Mufti had asked about rumours that Article 35-A of the constitution - which guarantees special status to Jammu and Kashmir and its residents - was being challenged: "Who is doing it?" She recounted how during Partition, Kashmir, even being a Muslim majority state defied the two-nation theory and the divisive separation on grounds of rel... [Full Article...]

CAGW President Tom Schatz Statement on Tax Reform

Among the list of priorities listed by the group are lower taxes on small businesses and all American companies so they can better compete in the global marketplace. While the White House released a brief summary of its goals for tax reform earlier this year, it has released little about specific policy since. "On tax reform, we have that consensus". [Full Article...]

Malaysia: Lawyer for Suspect in Kim Jong Nam Killing Questions Chemist's Report

Malaysia: Lawyer for Suspect in Kim Jong Nam Killing Questions Chemist's Report Both cases would be tried jointly, with pleas taken at the first hearing, he added. However, the woman, who can face the death penalty if convicted, claims that they were duped into believing they were taking part in a reality TV show and they were paid to commit the crime. [Full Article...]

Trump ousts Priebus, names Homeland Security's Kelly as chief of staff

Trump ousts Priebus, names Homeland Security's Kelly as chief of staff After months of speculation about Priebus' fate, Trump tweeted the decision just as he landed in Washington after an event in NY in which he lavishly praised Kelly's performance at Homeland Security. That meeting last November launched what has become one of the president's most important relationships within his beleaguered administration. In tapping Scaramucci, Trump was turning to a wealthy ... [Full Article...]

Samajwadi MLCs quit, 3 MLAs 'waiting' to join BJP

Samajwadi MLCs quit, 3 MLAs 'waiting' to join BJP BJP sources say there has been growing disenchantment within the party workers about the state government. Nawab is also the founder of Rashtriya Shia Samaj, an organization that works for the welfare of Shia Muslims of Uttar Pradesh. Jaitley was one of the few who openly rebuked and challenged Akhilesh in his hey days as chief minister and slammed him for the "shoddy treatment" meted out to Mulay... [Full Article...]

5 officers who responded to ball field shooting honored

5 officers who responded to ball field shooting honored The president bestowed this honor on U.S. Capitol Police Special Agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey , as well as Alexandria, Virginia, Police Officers Nicole Battaglia , Alexander Jensen, and Kevin Jobe . The 66-year-old gunman who shot Scalise and three other people died in a shootout with the police at the sports field. A MedStar Washington statement said that Scalise was "in good s... [Full Article...]

Thousands of customers without power across the Outer Banks

Thousands of customers without power across the Outer Banks The culprit: A construction company inadvertently damaged an electric transmission cable during work on the local Bonner Bridge, effectively cutting the power to Hatteras Island and Ocracoke Island. Laura Ertle, spokeswoman for the New River Electric Corp., the Roanoke, Va. -based company that erected the cable on the original Bonner Bridge, said she sympathizes with the tourists. [Full Article...]

Iran successfully tests space-launch vehicle

Iran successfully tests space-launch vehicle The latest move prohibits US persons from engaging in transactions with the sanctioned companies and says financial institutions that deal with them "risk exposure to sanctions that could sever their access to the USA financial system", according to the statement. [Full Article...]

President Trump addresses law enforcement officials about MS-13

President Trump addresses law enforcement officials about MS-13 Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday traveled to El Salvador to spend two days seeking stronger cooperation from authorities in the fight against the street gang that has plagued many US cities. Police there have estimated the gang now has several hundred members. Gangs are responsible for the majority of crimes committed in El Salvador. "We are saddened and outraged to see President T... [Full Article...]

Get ready for some more rain on Friday, maybe lots of it

Get ready for some more rain on Friday, maybe lots of it Monday Night: Mostly clear - low around 67. Friday night , a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. But high temperatures have not been exceedingly hot with the highest reading being 92. Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Thursday , showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1 p.m. [Full Article...]


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