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Security officials say at least 10 soldiers have been killed and 20 others wounded by a large explosion that struck a paramilitary convoy on a key highway on the outskirts of the disputed region's main city of Srinagar . Asserting that Pakistan has "always condemned acts of violence" anywhere in the world, it said, "We strongly reject any insinuation by elements in the Indian media and government that seek to link the attack to Pakistan without investigations".
  • As Trump makes case for border wall, lawmakers reach deal

    As Trump makes case for border wall, lawmakers reach deal

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    In fact, "El Paso's violent crime rate dropped 62 percent from its peak in 1993 to 2007, a year before constriction on the fence began", the resolution states. Monday, Trump heads to El Paso, where he won 25.7% of the 2016 vote and enraged everyone in a SOTU speech falsely declaring it a hell-hole of crime - a reality officials say only exists in "Sicario", given they boast one of the lowest crime rates of any big city.
  • Accuser of Lt. Gov. willing to testify to Virginia lawmakers

    Accuser of Lt. Gov. willing to testify to Virginia lawmakers

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    Northam told " CBS This Morning " in an interview broadcast Monday that he was "in a state of shock" and mistakenly took responsibility for the image of a man in blackface and a man in a Ku Klux Klan outfit because he had never seen it before, even though it was on his yearbook page.
  • US Muslim lawmaker sorry for 'anti-Semitic' tweet

    US Muslim lawmaker sorry for 'anti-Semitic' tweet

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    Her words were in response to a tweet by journalist Glenn Greenwald, who'd criticized GOP leaders for targeting Omar and another Democratic Muslim lawmaker, Rep. Aipac spends millions of dollars a year lobbying lawmakers and the U.S. federal government to adopt pro-Israel policies, according to campaign-finance monitors.
  • Winter Weather Advisory: Messy travel as snow-ice-rain resurges

    Winter Weather Advisory: Messy travel as snow-ice-rain resurges

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    A wintery mix of snow and sleet is forecast to fall overnight Monday and much of Tuesday in the tri-state area, making for a unsafe day of commuting. An extended period of sleet could keep the overall snow totals down, however. Snow is likely Tuesday afternoon . Residents cleared out grocery store shelves and left work early Friday afternoon as the storm arrived.
  • Frozen cat thaws out after getting stuck in snow

    Frozen cat thaws out after getting stuck in snow

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    Fluffy was found by her anxious owners-who live in Kalispell , Montana-completely buried in a snow bank on January 31, ABC News reported . Fluffy was then taken to an emergency clinic as her temperature remained dangerously low, but Clark said she had returned to normal by that evening.
  • Trump is in 'very good health', says White House doctor

    Trump is in 'very good health', says White House doctor

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    Trump's then chief physician, Ronny Jackson - who has since run into trouble over alleged ethical misconduct - also held an unusually detailed press conference in which he declared Trump to be in "excellent health". Conley is expected to stick to the more traditional medium of writing up the physical results in a brief document. President Trump gives a thumbs up while walking on the South Lawn of the White House after arriving on Marine One on Friday.
  • Counties Issued With Orange Wind Warning For Tomorrow

    Counties Issued With Orange Wind Warning For Tomorrow

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    For Scotland , the Met Office has issued a yellow warning for rain until Saturday at 3pm. "A deep area of low pressure will bring windy and often wet weather across much of the United Kingdom on Friday and Saturday", said the Met Office.
  • Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax accused of second sexual assault

    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax accused of second sexual assault

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    It is no longer appropriate for him to serve. It is demonstrably false. "With this second serious and credible allegation of sexual assault, Justin Fairfax should resign", Sen. Fairfax vowed to clear his "good name", and noted he has passed Federal Bureau of Investigation background checks and run for office "with nothing like this being raised before".
  • 6 people arrested in Australia after largest-ever meth seizure in US

    6 people arrested in Australia after largest-ever meth seizure in US

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    The drugs were hidden in metal boxes and falsely labelled as loudspeakers. In addition to the 3,810 pounds of meth, the shipment also contained 55.9 pounds of cocaine and 11.5 pounds of heroin. "If this shipment had made Australian streets it equates to something like 17 million hits of ice". "This is the biggest ever seizure of methamphetamine.
  • Rights groups urge Thailand to release Hakeem Al-Araibi

    Rights groups urge Thailand to release Hakeem Al-Araibi

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    The Corrections Department risked facing human rights criticism, Pol Col Naras said, but the public should understand that officials had to ensure the safe transportation of detainees and prevent any attempt at escape. The Thai court hearing the case will need two to three months to give its ruling after the next hearing in late April, said a spokesman for the attorney general's office.
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    The new climate "gold standard" for Democratic presidential hopefuls

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    With a whiff of presidential politics and a rock-star freshman in attendance, Democrats drew an unusually large crowd for the Green New Deal unveiling. But the freshman congresswoman from NY introduced a Green New Deal resolution on Thursday that is already emerging as a key policy test for 2020 Democratic candidates.
  • Pope Francis arrives to hold public mass in UAE

    Pope Francis arrives to hold public mass in UAE

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    Shortly before departing for Abu Dhabi on Sunday, Francis said he was following the humanitarian crisis in Yemen with great concern, using his regular Sunday address in Vatican City to urge all sides to implement the deal and help deliver aid.
  • Trump says may declare Islamic State defeated next week

    Trump says may declare Islamic State defeated next week

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    After the speech , Democratic Representative Eliot Engel, chairman of the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, said Trump's Syria plans did not seem well thought out and could put US allies like the Kurds and Israel at risk, while empowering Iran.
  • Taliban Denounces Constitution At Start Of Moscow Talks

    Taliban Denounces Constitution At Start Of Moscow Talks

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    In response to a question regarding the reasons existing behind President Ghani's opposition with the Moscow Summit, Mohaqiq said President Ghani is opposing the summit as Taliban rejects talks with him and believes that President Ghani is a puppet leader and therefore they (Taliban) have started negotiations with the people of Afghanistan .