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World News India, Pakistan resume shelling in Kashmir; 6 civilians killed
Author: 0 India, Pakistan resume shelling in Kashmir; 6 civilians killed

Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was arrested on Wednesday, when PAF shot down his plane in a dogfight near the LoC. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on March 2 met Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman and conveyed to him that the entire nation is proud of his courage and determination, officials said.

World News Trump Declares Victory on ISIS Just as New Fight Begins
Author: 0 Trump Declares Victory on ISIS Just as New Fight Begins

Bali said the decision to resume the push came after the evacuation of the last civilians willing to leave the enclave and following the release of captured SDF fighters. Thousands more fled on foot and many of them remain displaced over four years later. The Syrian Democratic Forces have been closing in on the holdout jihadists since September a year ago and a few hundred surviving IS members are now boxed into an area of around less than half a square kilometre.

World News Pompeo assures Philippines of USA protection in South China Sea
Author: 0 Pompeo assures Philippines of USA protection in South China Sea

Pompeo is in the Philippines for talks on the two countries' relations as well as the mutual defense treaty . U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shakes hands with Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr.at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Pasay City, Metro Manila, March 1, 2019.

World News George HW Bush's Dog Starts New Job With Wounded Veterans
Author: 0 George HW Bush's Dog Starts New Job With Wounded Veterans

Bush's side until his death past year started a new role at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Wednesday. The yellow Labrador retriever became the former president's service dog in June of previous year. But life goes on and Sully's no exception. The facility says their dogs average 2,500 contacts and over 200 working hours per month, collectively.

World News Amid tensions, Pak PM offers olive branch to India
Author: 0 Amid tensions, Pak PM offers olive branch to India

Several airlines including Emirates and Qatar Airways, suspended flights to Pakistan yesterday, while others such as Singapore Airlines and British Airways were forced to reroute flights. "We must be careful of those Pakistani paid terrorists living in India". While this is usually in times of declared war, and India and Pakistan are now not in a state of war even if tensions are high, the third Geneva Convention states that it is applicable even during armed conflict.

World News Pakistan doesn't want to go 'towards war' with India
Author: 0 Pakistan doesn't want to go 'towards war' with India

Gen. Asif Ghafoor said . The Pakistani military exposed India's fictitious claim and invited "anyone and everyone - including foreign diplomats, military attaches and United Nations military observers" - to visit the area where the Indian aircraft dropped bombs and see if any training camp existed there.

Author: 0 Search Underway For British Climber And Partner Missing On Pakistan's 'Killer Mountain'

Karrar Haidri, secretary of Alpine Club of Pakistan, told The Associated Press that the search for the climbers will continue on Friday despite bad weather. The 33-year-old climber and five others died on the mountain hours after reaching the summit of K2 due to a storm. "I think extreme climbers at altitude actually are lucky to survive", he said.

World News Pakistan releases Indian pilot who was captured in disputed Kashmir region
Author: 0 Pakistan releases Indian pilot who was captured in disputed Kashmir region

Pakistan initially said it downed two Indian jets in its airspace and captured two pilots , but later its military spokesman tweeted that there was "only one pilot" in Pakistani custody. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier on Thursday warned "India's enemies are conspiring to create instability in the country through terror attacks".

World News Man Spends $540 on Cookies to Get Scouts Out of Cold
Author: 0 Man Spends $540 on Cookies to Get Scouts Out of Cold

Dillard says she has no idea who the man is, but is thankful for his kindness. McGowan, 46, faces charges relating to manufacturing heroin and fentanyl pills. The indictment alleges the suspects conspired to import the narcotics from Mexico and distribute them throughout the Upstate of South Carolina, North Carolina and elsewhere.

World News Feds green-light formal extradition process for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou
Author: 0 Feds green-light formal extradition process for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou

Meng is expected to appear in court on March 6 when prosecutors will present the evidence against her and lay out "detailed arguments" for her extradition. Not long after, two Canadians in China were arrested on vague security charges. The U.S. allegations "will be exceptionally hard and hotly contested", Meng's defence lawyer David Martin said during December bail hearings.

World News Pakistan says Indian aircraft
Author: 0 Pakistan says Indian aircraft "released a payload" after crossing frontier, no casualties

Since then, rhetoric between Islamabad and New Delhi has been steadily escalating. "Top government sources said that there were almost 200 casualties from the ( Indian Air Force ) strike", private broadcaster CNN News 18 said. "A very large number of Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists" were killed, Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said. The strikes mark the first use of airpower by India against Pakistani territory since the two countries fought a war in 1971.

World News Trump ordered aide to give Kushner security clearance: NY Times
Author: 0 Trump ordered aide to give Kushner security clearance: NY Times

Kushner, who serves as Senior Advisor to the President, is also the President's son-in-law. "In 2018, White House and security clearance officials affirmed that Mr. The letter to Cipollone illustrated how the White House counsel's office has been hard in the past. Earlier this year, Cummings said the House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which he heads, would investigate the White House security clearance process.

World News USA said to ready final China trade deal as hawks urge caution
Author: 0 USA said to ready final China trade deal as hawks urge caution

President Donald Trump cited that progress Sunday in postponing what would have been a sharp increase in US duties on $200 billion in Chinese imports that would have taken effect Friday. "I view this as a process". " I'm not foolish enough to think there's one negotiation that's going to change all the practices with China or our relationship with them", said Lighthizer.

World News Cairo station fire: Ten killed and at least 22 injured
Author: 0 Cairo station fire: Ten killed and at least 22 injured

Egypt's National Railway Authority said in a statement that the blaze erupted after the train struck a concrete barrier at Ramses Station, in central Cairo . All train arrivals and departures from the station have been suspended. Photos showed a thick cloud of black smoke billowing around the station. Egypt's railway system has a relatively poor safety record due to poor management and a lack of investment in rail infrastructure.

World News Girl who joined ISIS moved from Syrian refugee camp amid 'safety concerns'
Author: 0 Girl who joined ISIS moved from Syrian refugee camp amid 'safety concerns'

There is a bounty on her head. According to the Sun's report, other Jihadi brides in the camp were growing increasingly frustrated with Miss Begum for her willingness to talk to global media and for showing her face on camera. "I can't say whether it is right or wrong, but if the law of the land says that it is correct to cancel her citizenship, then I agree". But Begum - who married jailed Dutch terror nut Yago Riedijk, 23, in Syria - insists she's been "discriminated against" by ...

Author: 0 Pakistan hands over captured pilot Abhinandan Varthaman to India

India's home ministry issued the ban on Jama'at-e-Islami on Thursday night, accusing the group of being an "unlawful association" and supporting militancy in the region. Indian media reports said India wanted to send a special plane to bring back the 35-year-old wing commander, but Pakistan turned down the request. He reiterated that the core issue between the two countries remains the issue of Kashmir that needs to be resolved as per the United Nations resolutions.

Author: 0 Trump Ordered Kelly to 'Fix' Kushner Security Clearance

Clapper denounced the apparent show of nepotism as "a risky practice" that sets "a awful example for the rest of the security community". The report contradicted claims by Trump himself , Kushner's lawyer , Ivanka Trump and others that Kushner had received the clearance as a result of the normal process, and without Trump's help.

World News Michael Cohen testifies on Russia, WikiLeaks, money trail in closed-door session
Author: 0 Michael Cohen testifies on Russia, WikiLeaks, money trail in closed-door session

As he concluded his appearance before the House Intelligence Committee - one of three congressional hearings he had this week - Cohen told reporters he has another closed-door session with the same panel set for March 6. "While testifying under oath, Mr. Cohen made what appear to be numerous willfully and intentionally false statements of material fact contradicted by the record established by the Justice Department in United States v.

World News Commuter delays after crash of vehicle, 2 trains
Author: 0 Commuter delays after crash of vehicle, 2 trains

Debris inside an LIRR train in Westbury after colliding with the station. Video from the scene showed first responders rushing to help commuters after one of the trains collided with the station, piercing the front vehicle and destroying several feet of the concrete platform.

World News Mueller's appointment is legal federal appeals panel rules
Author: 0 Mueller's appointment is legal federal appeals panel rules

Miller had challenged Mueller's appointment when appealing a civil contempt order imposed for refusing to testify before a grand jury in the special counsel probe. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit unanimously rejected on Tuesday one man's long-shot bid to challenge Mueller's appointment. Rosenstein got involved because then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions had recused himself from matters involving Trump's presidential campaign.

World News Huawei pleads not guilty to trade secrets charges in Seattle
Author: 0 Huawei pleads not guilty to trade secrets charges in Seattle

It has been mentioned that the video and its creators are linked with the Chinese state-run CPC Central Military Commission Political Department Song and Dance Troupe, who are clearly very proud of Huawei and its global successes. Critics say the USA case is short on specifics and glosses over the fact that China doesn't need secret access to Huawei routers to infiltrate global networks that already have notoriously poor security.

World News Lawmakers Clash Over Accusations of Racism During Michael Cohen Hearing
Author: 0 Lawmakers Clash Over Accusations of Racism During Michael Cohen Hearing

Then Rep. Rashida Tlaib , a first-term Democratic lawmaker from MI, criticized Meadows actions. During the House Oversight Committee hearing, Republican Rep. Tlaib apologized for giving Meadows the impression she was directly calling him a racist, and he accepted the apology. Meadows presented Patton, an African-American woman, as a refutation of Cohen's claim that Trump is a "racist".

World News Labour criticism of Hezbollah ban stokes antisemitism row
Author: 0 Labour criticism of Hezbollah ban stokes antisemitism row

A Labour source said the party would not oppose Javid's move in the Commons on Tuesday, meaning membership of Hezbollah's political wing is set to become a criminal offence carrying a maximum sentence of up to ten years from Friday. Lebanon's Hezbollah-aligned Health Minister has said that the UK's plans to designate the entirety of the party as a terrorist group will not impact the work of his ministry.

World News Brexit: UK Parliament to decide between 'no deal' and delay
Author: 0 Brexit: UK Parliament to decide between 'no deal' and delay

If it does not receive a green light this time, on March 13, MEPs will decide whether they want to get out of the European Union without a deal . In his resignation letter, available through PoliticsHome , Eustice said: "I have stuck with the government through a series of rather undignified retreats".

World News Pakistan ready to hand over Indian pilot amid more shelling
Author: 0 Pakistan ready to hand over Indian pilot amid more shelling

India then said it hit a training camp for an armed group who claimed responsibility for the attack. France assumes the crucial rotating presidency of the UN Security Council in March. However, China has single-handedly blocked all attempts of India. "Whatever we meant to destroy, we did", he said. "India is neither a member of OIC nor an observer", Qureshi said.

World News Russian cargo ship CRASHES into road bridge in South Korea
Author: 0 Russian cargo ship CRASHES into road bridge in South Korea

Fortunately, no injuries were reported when the nearly 5443-tonne Seagrand ship crashed into the side of the Gwangan Bridge. Dramatic footage captured the accident which caused damage to the lower part of the bi-level bridge. The South Korean Coastguard recorded a blood alcohol value of 0.86 in the captain, according to Yonhap . Authorities said they spoke to the cargo ship's crew and were still determining whether the captain, whose identity has not been released, was at the helm at ...

World News Cuomo Interview Suggests Cohen Lied During Congressional Testimony
Author: 0 Cuomo Interview Suggests Cohen Lied During Congressional Testimony

They want to know more, too, about whether any foreign actors have financial leverage over the president, the people said. On Thursday, Elijah Cummings, the head of the House Oversight Committee that grilled Michael Cohen Wednesday, announced that he meant to speak with the president's eldest son and daughter, after Cohen claimed that both Donald Trump Jr.

World News Trump Reportedly Ordered John Kelly to Give Jared Kushner a Security Clearance
Author: 0 Trump Reportedly Ordered John Kelly to Give Jared Kushner a Security Clearance

A directive by President Donald Trump to give son-in-law Jared Kushner top secret security clearance didn't sit well with then-chief of staff Gen. It's unclear what factors led to recommendations that Kushner not receive the top-secret clearance, but many have noted his own family's foreign real estate dealings and unreported contacts he has made with foreign agents.

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