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In Kashmir, internet services banned again after security forces kill Hizbul terrorist

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He said the operation was launched after militants opened firing on an army patrol in Tral area last night. The forces personnel capturing the images of the house where encounter took place. The militant, also known as "Sab Don", has featured in videos and photos that have been circulated by the group. A childhood friend of Burhan Wani, the militant became an important member of the terrorist organisation when he managed to snatch a rifle from an armed forces officer during the protests ... Read More »

9th Circuit Court Hears Arguments in Hawai'i v

For the second time in a week, government lawyers will try to persuade a federal appeals court to reinstate President Donald Trump's revised travel ban - and once again, they can expect plenty of questions about whether the ban was created to discriminate against Muslims . Read More »

Trump meets European Union leaders in Brussels

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Leaders from the world's major industrialised nations began talks on Friday at a G7 summit in Sicily for a two-day summit. "His obsession with the matter has reinforced the impression that he sees North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as essentially a transactional arrangement, not as an indisputably important alliance that has kept the peace for 70 years and whose value can not be measured in dollars and cents", The Times wrote. Read More »

Manchester City secure third place with first-half goal blitz at Watford

Aguero netted his 32nd and 33rd goals in all competitions in between efforts from defensive duo Vincent Kompany and Fernandinho , with Pep Guardiola's men running riot to establish a 4-0 half-time advantage at Vicarage Road. That £50m jackpot could yet prove decisive in offering midfielder Yaya Toure a new deal, who was seen sharing a long and animated embrace with his manager after being substituted at Vicarage Road. Read More »

Oil slides after OPEC fails to do more; sterling drops on polls

Kazakhstan, Mexico and Azerbaijan are among the larger non-member contributors and the deal, Bahree said , underscores the strength of the relationship between OPEC and other producers. "The U.S. shale producer does what everyone thought was impossible". Neil Wilson at ETX Capital said Opec members "bottled it", adding: "A nine-month extension just isn't enough to really lift oil prices as we'll continue to see United States shale fill the gap". Read More »

How Many Precision Drilling Corporation (TSE:PD)'s Analysts Are Bearish?

Analysts are speculating a 51.83% move, based on the high target price ($36) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. Precision Drilling Corp earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on AlphaOne's scale. For the next 5 years, Precision Drilling Corporation is expecting Growth of -23.64% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -4.49% per annum. Read More »

British Airways cancels all flights from London after IT failure

Aviation expert Julian Bray said: "It's frozen the whole system so no British Airways plane can actually take off, they can't move the baggage, they can't issue passenger credentials, in fact they can't do anything at all". Student Emily Wilson told the Press Association she had been advised "we are unable to get bags, and that no more flights are taking off", several hours after arriving at the airport for her flight to Stockholm. Read More »

Rep. Bass Statement on Trump's "Stop Deciding To Be Poor" Budget

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There's little appetite among Capitol Hill Republicans for a genuine effort to balance the budget; GOP politicians this year are instead pressing to rewrite the tax code and forge a spending deal with Democrats that would permit higher military spending and restore Trump proposals to cut domestic agencies and foreign aid. Read More »

Kushner proposed secret communication channel with Kremlin, Washington Post reports

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The Washington Post is reporting that the FBI is investigating meetings that Trump's son-in-law, Kushner, had in December 2016, with Russian officials. And it doesn't make sense to me why, if this is true, and it may not be true, why the Trump team would have wanted to use Russian communications. And in another reported development, The New York Times reported on Friday that Oleg Deripaska, a Russian once close to Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort, has offered to cooperate ... Read More »

Ariana Grande Will Return To Manchester: "We Won't Let Hate Win"

Greater Manchester Police officials hope to resume normal intelligence relationships with the US soon, the report added , but they are now "furious" about recent leaks - suspected to have been made by American law enforcement. Manchester police are hunting down a network they think orchestrated the bombing, and the suspected perpetrator's father and brother were arrested in Tripoli . Read More »

Cloudcall Group PLC (CALL) Insider Purchases £10004.42 in Stock

It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500. Canaccord Genuity upped their price target on shares of RSA Insurance Group plc from GBX 600 ($7.81) to GBX 640 ($8.33) and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, February 9th. It also reduced Old Rep Intl Corp (NYSE:ORI) stake by 246,067 shares and now owns 1,869 shares. Vanguard Grp Incorporated invested 0% in John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG). Read More »

Mulvaney Slams Democratic 'Demagoguery' About White House Budget

The New York Times adds that the budget is controversial for other reasons, not least hundreds of billions of dollars of cuts over the next decade "that would cut deeply into programs for the poor". But Mr. Mulvaney said during a press briefing on Tuesday that the alleged gimmick was done "on purpose". The $4.1 trillion proposal unveiled Monday sets a goal of 3 percent economic growth. Read More »

Former Bond actor Sir Roger Moore dead at 89

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The video was launched by the franchise on their official Twitter account by posting, " Bond , James Bond ". The veteran star, who died in Switzerland, will have a private funeral in Monaco in accordance with his wishes, they added. In addition to spying , Moore was also a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador from 1991 until his death, working for humanitarian causes to help the world's children. Read More »

Computer outage in London cripples global air travel

Terminals at London's Heathrow and Gatwick were "extremely congested", with travellers urged not to go to both airports. Speaking from the airline's operations centre near Heathrow, the chief exec said: "Today we have experienced a major IT system failure that is causing very severe disruption to our flight operations worldwide". Read More »

Severe Weather Possible Memorial Day Weekend

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Memorial Day is looking dry throughout much of the day, but there will be a chance for showers or storms in the late afternoon and evening. Strong to severe storms possible Saturday night through Sunday . Memorial Day is looking attractive! For your Memorial Day , you will need the umbrella handy just in case you get under one of the showers and storms during the afternoon and evening. Read More »

'Trumponomics' of United States budget is latest low point for president

Trump's austere spending plan. White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney slammed what he says is not mere fear-mongering but outright lies by Democrats about President Trump's federal budget proposal . "It cuts Medicaid by over $600 billion, cuts the food stamp program by over 25 percent , affecting the most needy within our communities". House Speaker Paul Ryan says he is pleased the budget projects a balance and says he's never encountered a presidential budget that people ... Read More »

Greece Says Vital Loan Payment Not Affected by Debt Talks Impasse

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Dijsselbloem said that the Eurogroup's "intention is to bring the IMF on board", with a programme "involving money" from the fund. "I feel a strong willingness by all parties without exception to reach an overall deal", the EU's Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said in a news briefing. Read More »

USA police officer not guilty over shooting unarmed black man

Just hours into the deliberations, defense attorney Shannon McMurray requested a mistrial alleging prosecutorial misconduct, but the judge denied the request. Prosecutors said during closing arguments that Crutcher was not a threat to Shelby. "Crutcher walked away from Shelby with his hands up instead of following orders to stop and get on the ground". Read More »

Arsenal, Chelsea clash in all-London FA Cup final

When Alexis Sanchez put the ball in the net after four minutes, it appeared to be initially disallowed because Ramsey was adjudged to be interfering with play while offside. "We have a board meeting on Tuesday, and on Wednesday or Thursday it will be very clear", the 67 year-old Wenger told the BBC . Arsenal's electric start brought a deserved early goal, controversial though it was. Read More »

Arsenal denies Chelsea to win record 13th FA Cup

What followed was Arsenal dominated first half after Alexis Sanchez's fifth minute goal and Chelsea just couldn't recover. Wenger's side weren't expected to pose much threat to the newly crowned Premier League champions, who finished 18 points ahead of them in the table. Read More »

Oritani Financial Corp. (ORIT) EVP Sells $1007158.20 in Stock

Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Finally, Allianz Asset Management AG bought a new stake in Carolina Financial Corp during the fourth quarter worth $228,000. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 3rd. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.98%. Oritani Financial Corp.'s payout ratio is 69.31%. Read More »

Leaked info 'undermines' Manchester attack probe

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The new arrests bring to eight the total number of men being held in the probe. Officers also raided a property in the Moss Side area of the city early Thursday and carried out a controlled explosion. "Part of the issue is British insecurity: It drives them insane they're reliant on the United States for so much technical support but they can't afford to do it alone, so they worry the Americans don't respect them". Read More »