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Crackdown against terror funding by Pak: NIA arrests Hurriyat chief's son-in-law

Crackdown against terror funding by Pak: NIA arrests Hurriyat chief's son-in-law The NIA also seized property-related documents, pen drives, laptops, mobile phones, phone diaries, receipts and vouchers from the residences showing hawala payments. Altaf Ahmed Shah is popularly known as Altaf Fantoosh. Earlier in June, NIA seized over Rs 1 crore during almost two dozen raids conducted in various Separatists locations in Srinagar , Delhi, and Haryana. [Full Article...]

Kremlin frets USA sanctions may hurt European projects like Nord Stream 2

A note prepared for a Wednesday European Commission meeting said Brussles "should stand ready to act within days" if the USA measures were "adopted without EU concerns being taken into account". "We are working with our European partners on implementing a number of large-scale projects", said Peskov, when asked about the possible impact of the new USA sanctions on projects like Nord Stream 2. [Full Article...]

US Military Vessel Provocation in Persian Gulf Neutralized, Iran's IRGC Says

US Military Vessel Provocation in Persian Gulf Neutralized, Iran's IRGC Says In reply the IRGC third naval zone said that its forces neutralized the United States vessel's provocative move. After the U.S. ship fired the warning shots , the Iranian vessel stopped, officials said, at which point the Thunderbolt continued on her way. [Full Article...]

The Vatican Turns off Famous Fountains, as Rome Struggles in Drought

The Vatican Turns off Famous Fountains, as Rome Struggles in Drought Peter's Basilica on March 30, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The Vatican has had concerns surrounding the environment for years, and Pope Francis demanded swift action be taken by world leaders in the first-ever papal document dedicated to the environment , published in 2015. [Full Article...]

Swiss police issue global arrest warrant for chainsaw attacker

Swiss police issue global arrest warrant for chainsaw attacker Police said they do not believe Monday's attack in the historic town of Schaffhausen is terrorism related, but warned the public that the man at large is "dangerous". Wrousis has been described as an aggressive and potentially mentally unstable man who has spent the last several months living in the woods. The suspect is described as 186m tall with brown short hair - contrary to a previous polic... [Full Article...]

'I f**king killed my sister': Teen livestreams fatal auto crash on Instagram

'I f**king killed my sister': Teen livestreams fatal auto crash on Instagram Disturbed by what she saw, Hernandez said she recorded a copy of the video. Look my sister is dead, I don't give a f-k. "I know I'm going to jail for life". Then came tragedy, live-streamed in a horrifying Instagram video . Although both girls were not wearing seatbelts, the unnamed girl survived the crash. [Full Article...]

Man wins $8.1 million in World Series of Poker

Man wins $8.1 million in World Series of Poker Blumstein, Ott and seven other players reached the final table that was represented by the United States, Argentina, France and Britain. An eccentric English grandfather who described himself as the "Donald Trump of poker" due to his inexperience has wowed the gambling community after winning £2 million at a prestigious tournament. [Full Article...]

Not 100% Sure Whether 39 Indians Dead Or Alive, Iraqi Foreign Minister

Not 100% Sure Whether 39 Indians Dead Or Alive, Iraqi Foreign Minister Iraq on Monday said it could not confirm if the 39 Indian nationals who were kidnapped by the Islamic State in 2014 were alive. Sushma Swaraj is expected to brief the Parliament today on the issue. But a recent media report said that the jail was abandoned and it had been unoccupied for weeks, he added. Our robust bilateral trade amounted to almost US$ 13 billion in 2016-17. [Full Article...]

UK Parents Withdraw Legal Action Over Sick Baby

UK Parents Withdraw Legal Action Over Sick Baby In Britain, the case has reignited the debate around right-to-life issues, in particular whether requesting treatment that medical evidence shows won't work is an absolute moral right to be asserted by family members or whether hospitals and courts are better placed to make decisions about what is in a patient's best interest. [Full Article...]

Israel, Jordan in diplomatic standoff after embassy attack

Two Jordanians have been killed and an Israeli wounded in an incident next to Israel's embassy in Amman , BBC News reports. It follows increased tensions in the regions following the installation of metal detectors at a sacred site in East Jerusalem known as Haram al-Sharif to Muslims and the Temple Mount to Jews. [Full Article...]

Authorities question witness who may have filmed police shooting in Minnesota

Authorities question witness who may have filmed police shooting in Minnesota Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau had been under pressure over her handling of the shooting death of 40-year-old Justine Damond last Saturday night. The witness also stayed and watched as officers attempted to administer medical assistance to Damond. Noor then shot Damond from the passenger's seat. [Full Article...]

German 'jihadi girl' found in Mosul could face death penalty

German 'jihadi girl' found in Mosul could face death penalty The Iraqi officials say the women had allegedly been working with ISIS in the police force. The inquiry, based on suspicion that she was supporting a terrorist organization or plotting an attack against a foreign state, was closed after they failed to identify her whereabouts, he said. [Full Article...]

Lowest Sacramento June Unemployment Rate Since 2006

Lowest Sacramento June Unemployment Rate Since 2006 The biggest monthly job decline in Weld came in the service-providing and government sectors, which lost 1,000 and 1,400 jobs over the month, respectively. The education and health services sector decreased by 1,000 jobs in June. An estimated 3,000 people were seeking jobs a year ago, compared to 2,700 this June. [Full Article...]

8 found dead in trailer

8 found dead in trailer It was not immediately clear how many people may have survived and fled, McManus said. Hood also said that some of those with injuries related to heat stroke may result in brain damage, CNN reported . "This is a mass casualty situation for us". Eight others are hospitalised in less serious condition, he said. "Horrific scene overnight in San Antonio where a human smuggling attempt turned dea... [Full Article...]

Afghan security personnel killed in apparent friendly fire

Afghan security personnel killed in apparent friendly fire A gunship mistakenly attacked the police 30 minutes later. According to Reuters, local people said as many as 15 local police, including two commanders, may have been killed and many more wounded in the strike in Gereshk district, north of the provincial capital Lashkar Gah , which has been the scene of heavy fighting over recent days. [Full Article...]

Pentagon set to send more USA troops to Afghanistan

Pentagon set to send more USA troops to Afghanistan Pentagon spokesman Adam Stump on Friday said that the Trump administration will not provide Dollars 350 million in coalition support funds to Pakistan after the US Defence Secretary said he can not certify that Islamabad has taken "sufficient actions" against the dreaded Haqqani network . [Full Article...]

Teens mock drowning man

Teens mock drowning man Someone tells him not to expect any assistance: "Ain't nobody going to help you, you dumb b- - - -". When Dunn loses his struggle to stay alive in the water, one of the teens is heard in the video saying: 'Oh, he just died '. They did not call 9-11 or alert authorities. Dunn got into an argument with his fiancee about 10 or 15 minutes before he entered the water. "Yeah, he dead, but h... [Full Article...]

Three Palestinians Reportedly Killed Amid Palestinian-Incited 'Day of Rage' Riots

Palestinians and Israeli forces clash outside the Old City. A second victim, named as 20-year-old student Muhammed Abu Ghanam, has reportedly died of wounds after being shot by police in At-Tur, also known as the Mount of Olives. The metal detectors are perceived by the Palestinians as an encroachment on Muslim rights and portrayed by Israel as a needed security measure following an attack that ... [Full Article...]

Philippine Congress Approves Extension of Martial Law in Besieged Region

Philippine Congress Approves Extension of Martial Law in Besieged Region In his interpolation of Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Senator Franklin Drilon noted that the 1987 Philippine Constitution itself gives the president the power to declare martial law only in the case of actual rebellion. Twenty one congressmen and seven senators quizzed officials from the military and the President's Cabinet on why martial law needs to stay. In a letter to Congress last... [Full Article...]

White House signs off on Iran's nuclear compliance, but prepares new sanctions

The New York Times notes that not all of the entities targeted by the new sanctions are Iranian: "They included a Turkey-based supplier of marine equipment and a China-based procurement agent that the Treasury Department said had provided material and support to an Iranian military electronics company". [Full Article...]


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