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LeT leader, 2 civilians among 14 killed in Kashmir unrest

More than 70,000 people have reportedly been killed in the conflict since 1989. Sources in the security agencies term it a disturbing development, as in the early 1990s, suspicion of militants presence at funerals had led to security forces opening fire that resulted into many casualties. Read More »

Mexico Snatches Late 2-2 Draw against Portugal in FIFA Confederations Cup

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio said his team deserved their point but admitted there was work to be done going forward. "We lacked a little bit of efficiency". Ronaldo's representatives have denied any wrongdoing. A few minutes after this, he was part of the build-up play which saw Portugal take a 2-1 lead late on. Read More »

Former Ole Miss QB Bo Wallace arrested for DUI


Saturday by the West Point Police Department. Wallace was released at 1:16 a.m. Sunday after he was bonded out. Wallace, who's now an assistant coach at East Mississippi Community College, was reportedly arrested on a DUI charge. At Ole Miss, he threw for 9,534 yards, 62 touchdowns and 41 interceptions. He also rushed for 19 touchdowns during his career. Wallace was not selected in the 2015 NFL Draft and spent previous year as a quarterbacks coach at Marshall County High School in ... Read More »

Iran and China conduct naval drill in Gulf


The Iranian and Chinese Navies have launched a joint exercise in an area stretching from the strategic Strait of Hormuz to the Sea of Oman in the Persian Gulf . warships passing through the Strait of Hormuz. The joint drills are coming amid a recent move by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Libya, Yemen, and a number of other Arab and non-Arab states to cut their diplomatic ties with Qatar over its alleged support for terrorism. Read More »

Britain needs a seamless Brexit customs transition - Hammond says

Getting Brexit right is crucial to our children's future. London-based banking giant HSBC said Friday that it would keep more jobs in Britain depending on the government's approach to Brexit. Britain seems to have tacitly accepted the EU's plan for sequenced talks, which will focus first on the terms of Britain's withdrawal, with negotiations on a future relationship and trade deal coming later. Read More »

Paul Ryan: Let Mueller Do His Job


Christopher Ruddy , CEO of Newsmax Media and a friend of the president's, told PBS on Monday and then CNN on Tuesday that Trump saw Mueller as "illegitimate" and was considering firing him. Ruddy gained fame in the 1990s as a critic of former President Bill Clinton . But the president is going to seek the advice of his counsel and inside the government as well as outside. Read More »

Dem: Congress will begin impeachment if Trump fires Mueller, Rosenstein

Steve Scalise was shot during a congressional baseball practice. Many signs point to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed the special counsel. Comey told a Senate panel last week he believed Trump fired him to undermine the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Russian Federation probe. In his latest tweet, the president seemed to confirm he is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice. Read More »

Donald Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russia probe

US President Donald Trump has confirmed he's being investigated for his role in firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, calling the probe a " witch hunt ". "The message the president is sending through his tweets is that he believes the rule of law doesn't apply to him and that anyone who thinks otherwise will be fired", Feinstein said. Read More »

Trump expresses more frustration over Russia investigation

While only five attorneys have been identified, concerns have come up over the political leanings of Quarles, Rhee and Weissmann. At the December meeting with [Russian Ambassador Sergey] Kislyak, Kushner suggested establishing a secure communications line between Trump officials and the Kremlin at a Russian diplomatic facility, according to US officials who reviewed intelligence reports describing Kislyak's account. Read More »

France votes in second round of parliamentary election

Many candidates in his party joined only after Macron won the presidency in May. Le Pen said party lawmakers would fight against what she called "the harmful projects of the government" and Macron's pro-European, pro-migrant policies. Experts partly blamed voter fatigue following the May election of Macron, plus voter disappointment with politics. The Socialist Party, which ruled France until last month, and its allies are projected to win 20 to 30 seats less than its current 277. Read More »

White House pushing Republicans in the House to relax new Russian Federation sanctions


The proposed legislation seeks to penalize Russian Federation for its interference in the 2016 US presidential elections, involvement in Syria's civil war and annexation of the Crimea region in Ukraine. The White House stressed that it is committed to the existing Russian sanctions regime that it believes is best suited to address U.S. concerns and would keep sanctions in place until Russia resolves the situation in Ukraine. Read More »

South Korea Confirms Plans to Continue THAAD Deployment


North Korea launched a salvo of anti-ship cruise missiles from its east coast Thursday, South Korea's military said , adding they flew some 200 kilometers before dropping in the East Sea. Cruise missile tests do not contravene United Nations regulations, Korea Defence Network analyst Lee Il Woo told AFP, adding that they were "much slower than ballistic missiles and can be shot down by anti-aircraft guns". Read More »

The President Is Not Under Investigation: Trump Attorney

Sekulow said that Trump, in his tweet , was reacting to a story in the Washington Post that was the first to report Mueller was examining whether Trump had tried to obstruct the probe by firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey in May. Read More »

Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

Only McIlroy and Tiger Woods had previously finished double digits under par in the game's toughest test, while no runner-up had ever managed such a total. It's Koepka's second victory on the PGA Tour, following his 2015 win in the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Koepka's three-putt bogey on the 10th gave the chasing pack renewed hope, but Fleetwood was unable to convert birdie chances from six feet on the 11th or twice the distance on the next. Read More »

US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia


Both sides of the aisle came together in the Senate on Thursday to overwhelmingly pass legislation that puts new sanctions on Russian Federation while limiting President Trump's ability to remove them, the Hill reports. However, the official did want it to be known that the administration "supports sanctions on Russian Federation and that the political ramifications of any veto have not been discussed yet". Read More »

Fakhar, Amir sparkle as Pakistan stun India

Once last hope Hardik Pandya (76) was run out, the writing was on the wall as India were bundled out for just 158 with nearly 20 overs remaining. You talk about our players not playing at home but also the fans not identifying with heroes because they just don't see worldwide cricket. Pakistani batsmen kept scoring runs at rapid pace and did not give Indian bowlers much chance to exert pressure on them. Read More »

USA formally rejects Paris climate treaty at G-7 environmental meeting

While the US signed on to the document, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt included an addendum that makes clear America will not participate in the Paris pact. He has said the USA could try to re-enter the deal under more favorable terms, but the European Union - and in particular Italy, France and Germany - have said the Paris accord cannot be renegotiated. Read More »

Pakistan defeat India by 180 runs to lift Champions Trophy title

Riding on Zaman's maiden's century Pakistan pulled off an upset victory over India in ICC Champions Trophy final . Earlier in the day, the Uttarakhand government has imposed Section 144 in Dehradun's Clock Tower and nearby area. Kohli, whose dismissal by Amir caught at point was the moment Pakistan looked locked in for the win, admitted his side had no answer to the onslaught - one that started to unravel soon after his decision to field first when Fakhar was reprieved on three, ... Read More »

How to watch Portugal vs. Mexico

Ronaldo was likely going to be probed about ongoing speculation regarding his Real Madrid future, having reportedly grown upset in the Spanish capital and angled for a move away this summer. The duo are expected to start, and give Mexico a solid base at the back. A warm-up match for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil was the last time these two teams squared off against each other. Read More »

Trump admits he is under investigation over Comey

His latest tweets follow a report this week in The Washington Post reported that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election is looking into whether the president attempted to obstruct justice. Read More »