"Article 35(A) can't be abrogated, will stand by it", says Farooq Abdullah

Earlier, Abdullah chaired a meeting of the J&K Opposition parties at his residence, to discuss on the relevance of Article 35 (A), which provides special rights to permanent residents of the state. He said that it (state subject law was implemented) was done in the Maharaja (Hari Singh's) time to prevent others coming in to dilute their culture.

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  • Sinkhole in Florida widens; 2 more houses condemned
Sinkhole in Florida widens; 2 more houses condemned

A contractor was supposed to start demolishing a third home Friday when crews noticed part of the hole collapsed. In addition, the sinkhole has grown since Thursday night, and it is now around 260 feet at its widest point. Guthrie, who said the cleanup will take two to three weeks barring any more problems, said they want to ensure no one is in...

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  • Abilene Police Officer Killed in Car Crash On Way to Dallas
Abilene Police Officer Killed in Car Crash On Way to Dallas

Ybarra is only the eighth Abilene officer to die in the line of duty, and according to KTXS in Abilene, she's the first woman killed while on the force. In December 2016, Ybarra was transferred to the Special Victims' Unit as a child abuse investigator. She leaves behind a husband and 10-month-old daughter.

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  • Kashmir: Army foils infiltration bid, five Pakistani terrorists killed in Machil sector
Kashmir: Army foils infiltration bid, five Pakistani terrorists killed in Machil sector

All four bids were allegedly aided by Pakistani forces, who provided active support, including cover fire using heavy calibre artillery, the army's Northern Command said in a statement. In the incident, an Indian soldier identified as Narendra Singh Bisht received a sniper injury in his head and has been airlifted to Army's 92 base hospital Badamib...

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  • Errani banned for anti-doping violation
Errani banned for anti-doping violation

Her daughter, a five-time Grand Slam victor in doubles, then accidentally digested the drug when eating the family meal. An independent tribunal, appointed by the International Tennis Federation, said there was no evidence it would enhance the performance of an elite tennis player.

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  • Severe storms possible to kick off the work week
Severe storms possible to kick off the work week

Scattered thunderstorms have developed across the southeastern half of the viewing area moving away from Lubbock. Winds NE/N 5-10 miles per hour. Saturday . The chance of showers and storms will continue into Monday and Tuesday of next week. Showers are expected to develop on Sunday with a few storms possible.

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  • SC shoots Cong plea to nix NOTA for RS elections
SC shoots Cong plea to nix NOTA for RS elections

Gohil also denied reports in a section of the media that the MLAs would first be flown to New Delhi to meet party chief Sonia Gandhi . MLAs will be able to exercise the None of the Above (NOTA) voting option in next week's Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat after the Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the Election Commission's 2014 ...

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  • Ahmed Patel confident of victory ahead of Gujarat RS Polls
Ahmed Patel confident of victory ahead of Gujarat RS Polls

Ahead of Tuesday's Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat , senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel expressed confidence that he has the numbers to chart a comfortable victory and return for a sixth term. "All our MLAs have returned and they have been taken to a resort in Anand", Congress party chief whip and senior leader Sailesh Parmar told reporters in...

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  • Firefighters in Sicily accused of starting blazes for cash
Firefighters in Sicily accused of starting blazes for cash

Police in Italy's Ragusa province said fire department officials became suspicious when it was revealed the auxiliary brigade responded to 120 incidents in 2013 and 2014 - compared to another group of volunteers who responded to just 40 incidents over the same period.

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  • Trump slams 'totally inept' New York Times
Trump slams 'totally inept' New York Times

At -20, Donald Trump's net approval ratings have fallen to a historic low - with only two other presidents, Gerald Ford (-3) and Bill Clinton (-7) having reached negative figures after 200 days. A new poll from Firehouse Strategies and 0ptimus shows that President Donald Trump's base appears to be shrinking in swing states that were key to Tr...

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  • AAA Michigan: Statewide Average Gas Prices Fall 6 Cents
AAA Michigan: Statewide Average Gas Prices Fall 6 Cents

Triple-A MI says the drop is likely to be short-lived due to low gasoline inventory and high demand in the Midwest. National prices rose 2.1 cents to an average of $2.33 per gallon on August 6. Nationally, the highest average was $2.42 per gallon back in April while the lowest was $2.23 per gallon at the start of July. He said rising oil prices, ...

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  • Amber Alert canceled after 1-year-old girl found in Texas
Amber Alert canceled after 1-year-old girl found in Texas

Investigators said Bracie Schivers' parents took off with the toddler after losing their parental rights to her. Officials believed Bracie was in immediate danger because the couple are known to be heavy drug users. When authorities arrived at the house to take custody of Bracie, no one was found. The suspects may be driving a 2011 white Chevrole...

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  • Man shoots half-brother on Metro's Red Line, 3 others sought
Man shoots half-brother on Metro's Red Line, 3 others sought

Police say Brown fired three shots while inside the railcar, following an altercation with three other people. Brown has been charged in Montgomery County with first-degree assault. They then left the Metro at the Silver Spring station. A 14-year-old was shot in the abdomen at about 3 p.m. on a train traveling between Silver Spring and Takoma s...

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  • Gas prices jump again in Delaware
Gas prices jump again in Delaware

They were up another 9 cents this morning, according to GasBuddy.com , ranking the state 12th in the nation in gas prices. AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the average cost of a gallon of regular in DE rose six cents over the past seven days - from $2.24 to $2.30.

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  • Jordanian king visits Palestinian president
Jordanian king visits Palestinian president

While the two leaders meet fairly frequently in Amman and other regional capitals, Abdullah has not visited Ramallah , the seat of the Palestinian Authority, since December 2012. In a separate development, hundreds of Jordanians staged protests outside the Israeli embassy in Amman on Friday, demanding the dissolution of the Jordanian-Israeli peace...

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  • FBI Investigating Blast At Bloomington Mosque
FBI Investigating Blast At Bloomington Mosque

None of the worshippers inside the building were injured. Gov. Mark Dayton, along with a delegation of public officials, visited the mosque on Sunday morning. A fundraising page created to help pay for costs to fix the mosque raised more than $40,000 as of Monday morning. Beyond serving as a place of worship for roughly 300 practitioners each F...

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  • Injured From Chemical Spill At Port Of Long Beach
Injured From Chemical Spill At Port Of Long Beach

The fire department tweeted that "precautionary measures" were being taken to protect the environment, with crews setting up a perimeter around the ship. Long Beach Fire Department Hazardous Materials Team and Patriot Environmental Services are actively cleaning up the spill and are working with the Coast Guard to conduct safe clean-up operations.

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  • MI not out of Foxconn sweepstakes yet
MI not out of Foxconn sweepstakes yet

Snyder issued a statement after the meeting, saying the two men had a "very productive dialogue.I believe we have a strong future with Foxconn". Snyder and Gou were photographed together, speaking to Chinese media. Foxconn previously indicated it would build in more than one state. Snyder has been actively engaged in an interstate competition for...

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  • Rapper killed in Kirkwood shooting
Rapper killed in Kirkwood shooting

Williams Drive, according to Channel 2 Action News. Jim Zorn of Fox5 wrote on Twitter, "Medical Examiner is on the scene in Kirkwood". He was outside of his vehicle when he was shot, according to police. In late 2016, Yung Mazi , who was affiliated with Kevin Gates , was shot at an Atlanta Waffle House and at the time said, "God made me bulletp...

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  • Iran regards Pakistan security as extension of its own: Rouhani
Iran regards Pakistan security as extension of its own: Rouhani

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, told reporters on Monday in Tehran that this request was "possibly something that a satirist wrote up". On August 2 US President Donald Trump signed into law the legislation that imposes new sanctions against Iran's missile program. After being talked out of declaring Iran in violation of the dea...

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