• Need to protect our 'special position' first: Mehbooba Mufti
Need to protect our 'special position' first: Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Thursday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh amid reports that she had come to the national capital to drum up support for preventing attempts to remove special status to the state under the Constitution.

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  • Driver Arrested After Toddler Found Dead in Day Care Van in Orlando
Driver Arrested After Toddler Found Dead in Day Care Van in Orlando

Myles Hill died Monday after he was left in the van for almost 12 hours, police said. The Florida Department of Children and Families on Wednesday issued an emergency suspension order to close two locations of the Little Miracles Academy .

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  • Armed cops descend on hotel after child 'hit by car' dies
Armed cops descend on hotel after child 'hit by car' dies

Police also told the MEN they were dealing with an "ongoing" incident. Police were also seen in the AC Hotel, which is next door to the Ibis and run by Marriott. Ambulances were seen arriving at the scene. Police were called to reports of the incident outside the Ibis Hotel in Trafford Road, Salford, shortly after 9pm on Thursday.

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  • Cop shot in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, NYPD says
Cop shot in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, NYPD says

He and different officers had been reacting to a report of a sincerely bothered individual when a man opened fire, police said. Police say he was shot several times in the chest, but fortunately was wearing a bullet-resistant vest. Officers are on the scene and may be treating this as a hostage situation. She let them into the home, and the man s...

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  • CNN Poll: Nearly seven in 10 judge Congress a failure so far
CNN Poll: Nearly seven in 10 judge Congress a failure so far

McConnell asserted that Trump "had excessive expectations about how quickly things happen in the democratic process". This is why "we the people" like the president more than Congress. A majority (56%) say it's not likely that Republicans will be successful in passing their own health care bill, the first time that figure has topped 50% in CNN...

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  • NY high school football player killed by log during drill
NY high school football player killed by log during drill

A high school football player in NY died on Thursday after being hit in the head by a log during a team conditioning drill, police say. According to the school's website, high school football officially starts on Monday, August 14. No school officials, coaches or teammates commented to the AP at the time the story was published. "There's so much ...

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  • Government hires outside counsel to begin Trans Mountain pipeline legal challenge
Government hires outside counsel to begin Trans Mountain pipeline legal challenge

The B.C. government has hired Thomas Berger as external counsel to represent the province in a judicial review of the National Energy Board's process. Kinder Morgan's project proposes to nearly triple the number of barrels of oil shipped per day from Edmonton to the shores of Burrard Inlet, increasing from 300,000 to 890,000.

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  • Damning climate change report leaked amid fears Trump administration could suppress it
Damning climate change report leaked amid fears Trump administration could suppress it

The government document is awaiting approval by the Trump administration for public release. Sources involved in drafting a government climate change assessment said there is no evidence the White House plans to suppress its findings despite claims to the contrary made in a Monday New York Times report .

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  • Trump on Opioid Crisis: 'A National Emergency'
Trump on Opioid Crisis: 'A National Emergency'

President Donald Trump pledged a tougher law enforcement response to an epidemic of opioid addiction, and top officials in his administration said they wanted to increase the availability of an anti-overdose treatment in response to the crisis.

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  • Judge orders search for more of Hillary Clinton's Benghazi emails
Judge orders search for more of Hillary Clinton's Benghazi emails

Before the recent ruling, the State Department had searched tens of thousands of emails handed over to the agency by Ms Clinton and three of her top aides. Mehta said. The judge signed the order on Tuesday requiring a status report by September 22. It has not, however, searched 8 the one records system over which it has always had control and that ...

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  • Chelsea Manning shows off her beach body in Vogue
Chelsea Manning shows off her beach body in Vogue

In looking back at her life back then, Manning told Vogue that one of her regrets was not seeking support from her aunt and sister in the days prior to her enlistment in the army, when she was living with her aunt in suburban Maryland, even though she knew something felt off.

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  • China Willing to Pay the Price of North Korea Sanctions
China Willing to Pay the Price of North Korea Sanctions

North Korea's Kim Jong-un. China's foreign minister said on Sunday new U.N. Security Council sanctions on North Korea were the right response to a series of missile tests, but dialogue was vital to resolve a complex and sensitive issue, now at a "critical juncture".

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  • Americans rush to buy underground shelters as tensions with North Korea grow
Americans rush to buy underground shelters as tensions with North Korea grow

The air base was built in 1944, when the US was preparing to send bombers to Japan during World War II. President Trump issued a warning to North Korea, telling the nation they would face "fire and fury" should they continue to threaten the U.S.

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  • Appeals to end Sanaa airport closure as it enters 2nd year
Appeals to end Sanaa airport closure as it enters 2nd year

On Wednesday, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) along with 14 other aid organizations called on warring parties in Yemen to reopen Sana'a International Airport, warning that the year-long closure hinders the flow of humanitarian aid and prevents thousands of patients from flying overseas for life-saving treatment.

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  • Van Niekerk qualifies for 200m world champ finals
Van Niekerk qualifies for 200m world champ finals

Makwala was refused entry into the London Stadium hours before the 400m final, where he was expected to challenge eventual champion Wayde van Niekerk , with the IAAF saying he had been diagnosed with an infectious disease Monday. "I'm still running with the heart broken", he added. 200 is what I do sometimes. Although generally athletes are scr...

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  • Jeffress: God sanctions 'fire and fury'
Jeffress: God sanctions 'fire and fury'

God has endowed rulers full power to use whatever means necessary - including war - to stop evil. In an interview with The Washington Post , Jeffress claimed that Romans 13 gives the government the authority to "do whatever, whether it's assassination, capital punishment or evil punishment to quell the actions of evildoers like Kim Jong Un...

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  • Jeffrey Lord Out At CNN Over
Jeffrey Lord Out At CNN Over "Sieg Heil!" Tweet

The unsavory tweet was directed at Angelo Carusone and his group, Media Matters for America, of which he is president. At the time Lord was a counterweight to CNN's other conservative commentators, who were all dismissive of Trump's candidacy.

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  • READ: Trump 'Thanks' Putin For Expelling Over 750 American Diplomats
READ: Trump 'Thanks' Putin For Expelling Over 750 American Diplomats

The move by Putin came in response to new U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation in response to its interference in the 2016 presidential election. "I'm very thankful that he let go of a large number of people because now we have a smaller payroll", the forty-fifth president said. During a question-and-answer sessions with reporters at his p...

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  • Scientists Debunk NY Times Story About 'Leaked' Climate Change Report
Scientists Debunk NY Times Story About 'Leaked' Climate Change Report

The publication of the report also drew polarized reactions from those on one end of the debate agreeing that climate change is a real threat and on the other from people saying climate temperatures are cyclical. "It's a fraught situation", said Michael Oppenheimer , a professor of geoscience and worldwide affairs at Princeton University who w...

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  • Where is Guam and why would North Korea attack it?
Where is Guam and why would North Korea attack it?

Col. Christopher Logan, a Pentagon spokesman, told Business Insider. The U.S. military bases on Guam house around 5,000 servicemen and women. Here's what you need to know about it. US commanders refer to Guam as a "permanent aircraft carrier". Seoul is 2,000 miles (3,200 kilometers) to the northwest, Tokyo is 1,500 miles (2,400 kilometers) north ...

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