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World News Chinese intrusion in Arunachal resolved, PLA drawdown at Doklam: Army chief
Author: 0 Chinese intrusion in Arunachal resolved, PLA drawdown at Doklam: Army chief

The Army chief also said there was a major reduction of Chinese troops in the Doklam area. The Chinese had partially constructed around 1 km length of track in Indian territory before being stopped. He further said the armed forces needed major modernisation and that the country must fight the next war with indigenous solutions. "There is a huge requirement of modernisation of our armed forces, in every field", he said.

World News Pradyuman Murder Case: Court denies bail to 16-year-old accused
Author: 0 Pradyuman Murder Case: Court denies bail to 16-year-old accused

It is apparent that he is instrumental in wasting valuable court time of two hearings before the Juvenile Justice (JJ) Board and five hearings before the appellate court. Pradyuman was brutally killed inside the school washroom on the morning of September 8 a year ago. If convicted, the accused will stay in a correctional home till he is 21 years old after which the court can shift him to a jail or grant him bail, it had said.

World News Man pleads not guilty to killing his wife
Author: 0 Man pleads not guilty to killing his wife

The husband said he struck her numerous times with a hammer and then stabbed her in the back with a large knife before wrapping her body in a tarp, police said. Vickie Boisseau, who officiated at her wedding last April. Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien was a friend of mine on Facebook . He is being held in the Berkshire County Jail without bail.

World News Hot air balloons in Luxor's sky
Author: 0 Hot air balloons in Luxor's sky

Egyptian prosecutors have arrested four people involved in a hot air balloon crash that involved seven Australians. Twelve holidaymakers were rushed to Luxor International Hospital with minor injuries but one man, a South African tourist, suffered critical head injuries and died in hospital, ABC reports.

World News Trump plans to expand offshore drilling in Pacific and Atlantic
Author: 0 Trump plans to expand offshore drilling in Pacific and Atlantic

In response, the Interior department released today it's new five-year offshore leasing plan (2019-2024) - one of the largest offshore oil leasing plans in the nation's history. With such a large scale drilling program proposed, it is not surprising that, as the Washington Post reported, it is "opposed by governors from New Jersey to Florida, almost a dozen attorneys general, more than 100 USA lawmakers and the Defense Department".

Author: 0 Koreas set for first official talks in two years

An agreement by South Korea to revive a jointly run industrial park or a tourism project could also draw criticism from overseas that it violates United Nations sanctions because they would result in South Korean money being sent to North Korea, critics say.

World News Coli outbreak that sickens 17
Author: 0 Coli outbreak that sickens 17

Then, the CDC will do the same with a group of healthy people and determine whether there are certain foods that the ill people were more likely to eat, compared with healthy people, Chapman said. Health officials in Canada confirmed salad greens to be the cause of the bacterial plague that has also spread to the country. The last confirmed onset of the illness in the USA was December 8, Williams said.

World News Black People Respond Worse to Marijuana Because of 'Genetics,' Says Lawmaker
Author: 0 Black People Respond Worse to Marijuana Because of 'Genetics,' Says Lawmaker

State Rep. Steve Alford caused outrage after a video recording revealed that he delivered the false and racist assessment during an event about marijuana legislation over the weekend. Alford initially refused to comment on the reaction of other legislators to his remark at Saturday's forum. "And he came up and told me I'm a racist..." In an interview, Alford said he was against the legalization of marijuana but wasn't racist.

World News FCC chair Ajit Pai backs out of CES look
Author: 0 FCC chair Ajit Pai backs out of CES look

As enacted in 2015, net neutrality secures the existence of an open internet, where internet service providers (ISPs) don't hold the power to block sites and throttle prices with their changing corporate desires. Silicon Valley lobbyists and advocates for net neutrality have threatened to sue the FCC for the decision. The FCC did not immediately respond to The Post's request for comment .

World News Rafael Nadal loses but passes Australian Open fitness test
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal loses but passes Australian Open fitness test

The six-time Australian Open champion had his troublesome right elbow taped but didn't appear to be in any obvious discomfort during a hit-out with Stan Wawrinka at Melbourne Park. Nadal, who lost the Open final in five sets to Roger Federer a year ago, will round out his preparation in the Tie Break Tens on Wednesday night in Melbourne alongside Novak Djokovic , Stan Wawrinka and Nick Kyrgios .

World News Pulse Nightclub Shooter's Wife Knew Husband Was Planning Islamist Attack
Author: 0 Pulse Nightclub Shooter's Wife Knew Husband Was Planning Islamist Attack

Salman's signed, handwritten confession from the day of the shooting says Mateen looked at "Jihad websites ... nearly every day". The widow of the man who killed dozens of people at a gay Florida nightclub in the name of ISIS told investigators she knew her husband "was going to do something bad" before the 2016 attack.

World News Korea to abide by 2015 'comfort women' deal: foreign ministry
Author: 0 Korea to abide by 2015 'comfort women' deal: foreign ministry

Citing a South Korean government source, Yonhap said the government's position is not aimed at "renegotiation or scrapping" the agreement, which was meant to "finally and irreversibly" solve the issue when it was adopted in December 2015. The deal, however, prompted strong criticism from victims and civic groups who claim that Japan's apology was not honest enough and that the government did not consult with them in advance.

Author: 0 A US Mountain Was Just The Second-Coldest Place On Earth

In Burlington, Vermont, people battled temperatures of minus 18C and a wind chill of minus 34C. According to the New Hampshire Public Radio , Mount Washington was slightly warmer than Eureka, Nunavut and Yakutsk, Russia, both of which recorded temperatures of -38 C.

World News J&K: Two militants killed in gunfight in Budgam
Author: 0 J&K: Two militants killed in gunfight in Budgam

The encounter began after militants opened fire on security forces. The area is under cordon and searches were underway until late evening, police said. Despite reprimand from police and army to stay away from gunfight sites, people continue to ignore calls and defy restrictions. They were rushed to sub-district hospital (SDH) Chadoora for treatment.

World News Ex-Finmeccanica CEO Acquitted Of Graft Charges In VVIP Chopper Deal
Author: 0 Ex-Finmeccanica CEO Acquitted Of Graft Charges In VVIP Chopper Deal

In February 2010, UPA government led by Congress had signed a government contract with UK-based AgustaWestland in order to buy 12 AW101 helicopters for the Indian Air Force (IAF) for Rs 3,600 crore. In December 2016, Italy's highest court had ordered a re-trial of the case, after the former executives of the Rome-based group were found guilty on corruption charges.

World News First day for Australian same-sex marriage ceremonies
Author: 0 First day for Australian same-sex marriage ceremonies

Some Australian states ruled homosexual acts to be illegal until just 20 years ago. " It was just magical " Diana told SBS News . Burns and Sullivan, who's also a track athlete, have turned their wedding on its head - it'll start with a reception garden party on Monday at 8pm leading up to the official ceremony from 11.30pm.

World News Washington state deputy shot and killed confronting burglars at home
Author: 0 Washington state deputy shot and killed confronting burglars at home

It appears the Deputy was responding to a report of a residential burglary at the home when he was shot and killed. He began to pursue a suspect on foot and shots were fired at the deputy, striking him. A school district in the area said it canceled classes for Monday because of the ongoing police investigation. He was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and a black beanie.

World News Warning light causes United States helicopter to make 'preventive landing' on Okinawa
Author: 0 Warning light causes United States helicopter to make 'preventive landing' on Okinawa

The AH-1 landed in what the Associated Press called "a field at a waste disposal site" in the small town of Yomitan after a warning light alerted the two Marines on board to a potential problem with the helicopter. "No more threat to the lives of people in Okinawa should be tolerated", part of the resolution states, with the same message of protest being carried by a number similar resolutions also adopted by municipal assemblies in Okinawa.

World News Judge dismisses federal case against Cliven Bundy and sons, bars retrial
Author: 0 Judge dismisses federal case against Cliven Bundy and sons, bars retrial

Circuit Court of Appeals. Navarro's decision was a rebuke to prosecutors in the politically charged case, which arose from Bundy's grazing of cattle on federal land without paying fees for two decades. In court Monday, Judge Navarro dismissed the case "with prejudice", meaning the defendants can not be retried, according to LA Times . Navarro found that the prosecution had committed "flagrant misconduct" by withholding evidence that could have supported the defendants' case.

World News Nigerians evacuated from Libya as thousands others queue for their turn
Author: 0 Nigerians evacuated from Libya as thousands others queue for their turn

The sea journeys, in dilapidated boats run by human traffickers, have led to the deaths of hundreds of Africans despite humanitarian efforts to rescue them. The President put all resources at our disposal to bring you back. You have exhibited self-control. I must say each and every one of us was proud of you because not withstanding what you went through, you maintained your dignity.

World News Crew of 32 missing after ships collide off eastern China
Author: 0 Crew of 32 missing after ships collide off eastern China

The huge fire still raged around the stricken ship, which had been carrying 1,36,000 tonnes of light crude oil, with thick black smoke billowing from the vessel and the surrounding sea. The tanker, Panama-registered Sanchi , also spilled some oil that the rescue teams from China and South Korea are now dealing with. This is the first major accident involving an Iranian oil tanker since global sanctions were lifted in January 2016.

World News Sudan students, police clash on third day of protests
Author: 0 Sudan students, police clash on third day of protests

Some people burned tyres, a local resident said. The demonstrations followed a similar protest in the south-eastern city of Sennar on Saturday after bread prices doubled following the government's announcement late last month that it was eliminating subsidies in its 2018 budget.

World News CSU to hire Alabama DB coach as Defensive Coordinator
Author: 0 CSU to hire Alabama DB coach as Defensive Coordinator

Obviously, Saban has a running list of assistants he'd hire should staff turnover be an issue, and he'll have to replace the two positions. Ansley played at Troy and coached five years at Division III Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Ala., before joining Alabama as a graduate assistant in 2010-11.

World News Reports state that Ex-Iranian President Ahmadinejad has been arrested
Author: 0 Reports state that Ex-Iranian President Ahmadinejad has been arrested

Iranian authorities reportedly arrested former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Shiraz for inciting unrest against the government, the Al-Quds Al-Arabi newspaper reported Sunday, citing "reliable sources familiar with the matter". The controversial ex-leader was in the western city of Busehehr on December 28 when he was apprehended, according to the newspaper Al-Quds Al-Arabi.

World News United Kingdom minister resigns after rejecting PM's reshuffle: govt source
Author: 0 United Kingdom minister resigns after rejecting PM's reshuffle: govt source

Ms Greening was succeeded as Education Secretary by Damian Hinds, who was promoted from being a junior Work and Pensions Minister. Mr Lidington, a former Europe minister and ardent Remainer, will also have a key role in the Brexit process, leading negotiations with the devolved administrations and co-ordinating two Brexit committees.