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The Army said the militants had mutilated the soldier's body before withdrawing into the Pakistan side of the LoC. In last night's attack, one militant was also killed. India said it responded by carrying out strikes across the heavily militarised border, although Islamabad denies these took place. SRINAGAR , India (AP) - Two Indian soldiers have been killed in fighting with Pakistani soldiers and suspected militants along the volatile frontier in Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said ...
  • Truce extended in Aleppo but UN delays evacuations

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    Mulligan said Britain could lead the way in efforts to address the plight of children caught up in the bitter war. "The hysterical hype by these countries about the eastern part of Aleppo, its timing, and the statements of the Saudi [Foreign Minister] Adel al-Jubeir about sending more lethal weapons to the terrorists there, make it clear that the goal is to protect the terrorists encircled in that part of the city", he said.
  • Clinton Takes On FBI Director In Latest Email Flap

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    Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal. "I am writing to inform you that the investigative team briefed me on this yesterday, and I agreed that the FBI should take appropriate investigative steps created to allow investigators to review these emails to determine whether they contain classified information, as well as to assess their importance to our investigation".
  • Another North Korea missile launch fails

    Another North Korea missile launch fails

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    As part of the military effort, Kerry said the United States would deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense anti-missile system to South Korea "as soon as possible". The new dialogue, to be set up under the existing Korea-U.S. "Just like Dr. Strangelove said: A doomsday machine is useless if nobody knows that you have it", said Daniel Pinkston, a North Korea analyst at Troy University.
  • Broncos coordinator Phillips carted off field

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    Broncos coach Gary Kubiak talked to Phillips as he as was about to be taken from the field and Phillips appeared to answer Kubiak. This Topic is Missing Your Voice. Here's what Twitter was saying as Phillips was being attended to on the Denver sideline. Here's the play in question that sent Phillips to the locker room.
  • Earl Thomas hugs official after scoring TD, is penalized

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    Russell Wilson took the Seahawks (4-2-1) to the New Orleans 10, where he had one final play. His return to New Orleans is a big deal, going back to the place where he became one of the top pass-catching tight ends in the National Football League before being traded.
  • Man who shouted 'Jew-SA' is 'deplorable'

    Man who shouted 'Jew-SA' is 'deplorable'

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    Donald Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway says the man who shouted "Jew-S-A!" at reporters covering the Republican nominee's rally in Phoenix on Saturday would have been removed had she been there. Jonathan Greenblatt, director and CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, has raised concerns about the rise of anti-Semitic language among Trump supporters.
  • UNESCO Expected To Adopt Controversial Jerusalem Resolution

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    The Islamic Waqf, which runs the al-Haram al-Sharif (holy sanctuary) compound, the location of Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock, said worshippers kept a close eye on the tour, to make sure there were no illegal religious rituals performed on the site.
  • Syrian army and Russian jets halt Aleppo bombardment for second day

    Syrian army and Russian jets halt Aleppo bombardment for second day

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    A woman carries a placard during a protest against evacuating civilians out of Aleppo in the rebel-held besieged al-Shaar neighbourhood of Aleppo. The worldwide group said Friday that despite humanitarian pauses in the northern city, there are concerns that there are an increased number of children already injured by cluster bombs who may be too unwell to leave or untreatable in the existing medical facilities.
  • Obama doubles down on support of Clinton despite FBI review

    Obama doubles down on support of Clinton despite FBI review

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    The first lady got a loud round of applause when she pointed out what previous generations sacrificed for the right to vote, and encouraged everyone to exercise that right. Would Michelle Obama convert her campaigning skills into political office of her own someday? Dion Brinson Jr., an 18-year-old African-American student who attends Carver High School in Winston-Salem, said after "eight long years" in the White House, Obama might not want to go back.
  • Pakistan posts destroyed in retaliation, heavy casualties inflicted, says Army

    Pakistan posts destroyed in retaliation, heavy casualties inflicted, says Army

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    Kashmir Day has been marked as a national holiday in Pakistan since 1990 as a day of protest against Indian control of Jammu and part of Kashmir, in northern India, known as Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IoK). He said the jawan was admitted to a medical facility for treatment. Pak repeats barbaric act: THIS is not the first time Pakistan has mutilated the bodies of Indian soldiers.
  • Yemen's Hadi rejects UN-proposed peace deal

    Yemen's Hadi rejects UN-proposed peace deal

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    Yemen's president Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi has rejected a UN-proposed peace plan for the country. Hadi said although previous peace proposals were "logical to a certain extent", the ideas in the current proposal "carry the seeds of war", he added.
  • GOP senators call on Obama to suspend ties with UNESCO

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    The US representative to UNESCO said the item should have been defeated as it damaged the reputation of the organization. The resolution, which was spearheaded by Kuwait, Lebanon, and Tunisia, exclusively refers to the Temple Mount - Judaism's holiest site - by its Muslim names, and only defines it as "a Muslim holy site of worship".
  • Pakistan HC espionage racket: Delhi police detain SP leader's aide

    Pakistan HC espionage racket: Delhi police detain SP leader's aide

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    Personal assistant to SP MP arrested on espionage charge. After the arrest of Farhat, several agencies has already started to probe Munawwar Saleem, though there are no official questioning done by them. An expelled Indian High Commission official left Pakistan to return to India on Friday night, Express News reported. On Wednesday, the police caught Pakistan high commission official Mehmood Akhtar along with two Indians identified as Maulana Ramzan and Subhash Jangir at the Delhi Zoo ...
  • Obama to kick off campaign for Hillary from next week

    Obama to kick off campaign for Hillary from next week

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    She made her first joint appearance with Clinton on Thursday in North Carolina, where she praised her fellow first lady and issued a warning about being deterred from voting. Accusing the media of being biased in favor of his opponent, Democrat Hillary Clinton, Mr Trump said he is "winning in Florida, he's winning in North Carolina, he's winning in Iowa".
  • Turkey reportedly detains 81 people for suspected IS links

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    This comes as Turkish media reported that a Syrian helicopter struck FSA posts in northern Aleppo on Tuesday, with no comment from Syria . The operation is now expanding to Al Bab , located about 40 km south of the Turkish border. Among the suspects, who were seized in simultaneous operations conducted in Istanbul and five other cities, 60 are foreigners intending to go to IS camps in Syria and Iraq through illegal routes, the Haberturk daily said.
  • Syrian rebels launch Aleppo offensive to break siege

    Syrian rebels launch Aleppo offensive to break siege

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    Fatah al-Sham claimed credit for two vehicle bombs, saying in a statement that a "martyrdom-seeking fighter" drove a tank laden with explosives and parked it, before it was detonated and the fighter "returned to his brothers". Militants from various armed groups are confronting the Syrian government troops. Russian Federation has meanwhile denied any role in deadly air strikes on a Syrian school in the rebel-held province of Idlib that killed 22 children.
  • Russian army asks Putin to allow Aleppo strikes

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    The area has been subjected to a ferocious campaign of aerial attacks by Russian and Syrian government warplanes, and hundreds of people have been killed in recent weeks, according to opposition activists and trapped residents. The Kremlin did not immediately comment on the ministry's request. Last week, Russian Federation implemented a three-day "humanitarian truce" meant to allow civilians and surrendering rebels to leave the east.
  • Punjabi bus driver burnt alive in Australia

    Punjabi bus driver burnt alive in Australia

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    A 29-year-old Indian-origin bus driver was burnt alive by a passenger in Brisbane town in Australia on Friday. A 48-year-old man is in police custody. A man accused of setting a Brisbane bus driver on fire is "numb" after being charged with murder, his lawyer says. Keogh said the passengers were visibly shaken and considered themselves lucky.
  • Terrorists kill army jawan, mutilate his body

    Terrorists kill army jawan, mutilate his body

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    An Army jawan was on Friday killed in an encounter with terrorists, who later mutilated his body near the Line of Control (LoC) in Macchil sector of Kupwara district of Kashmir. Meanwhile, Pakistani forces are resorting to heavy shelling and firing in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district in Jammu since early this morning. The spokesman said one militant was also killed in the gunbattle.
  • Former Putin aide's death in DC deemed an accident

    Former Putin aide's death in DC deemed an accident

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    The death previous year in Washington, DC of Mikhail Lesin, a Russian media executive and former adviser to President Vladimir Putin , was accidental and caused partly by alcohol poisoning after days of heavy drinking, USA authorities said on Friday.