• Avalanche hits army post, three soldiers killed
Avalanche hits army post, three soldiers killed

Avalanches and landslides are common in Himalayan Kashmir. The Director General of Police (DGP) Dr S P Vaid in a tweet said "very sad to hear loss of three precious lives of soldiers of Indian Army in machil sector of Kupwara in snow avalanche".

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  • Rihanna, France's Macron team up on education at Senegal conference
Rihanna, France's Macron team up on education at Senegal conference

France is donating 200 million euros to the partnership. On Thursday, Rihanna used her 86 million Twitter followers to urge the Australian and United Kingdom governments to commit to ensuring education for the world's poorest ahead of an worldwide conference with French President Emmanuel Macron and Senegalese President Macky Sall .

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  • Stormy Daniels Interview Creates More Questions Than It Answers
Stormy Daniels Interview Creates More Questions Than It Answers

Is Daniels just trying to make her 15 minutes last as long as possible by playing at knowing something she can't say? In a guest appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! , Stormy Daniels - whose real name is Stephanie Clifford - addressed a letter that had been sent to several journalists on Tuesday reiterating a claim that she had not had an aff...

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  • Three Turkish soldiers killed in attacks in Syria's Afrin, Turkey's Kilis
Three Turkish soldiers killed in attacks in Syria's Afrin, Turkey's Kilis

On Jan. 20, Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch along with the Free Syrian Army (FSA) to clear PYD/PKK and Daesh terrorists from Afrin, northwestern Syria. Thousands of people have been displaced by the Turkish-led offensive that also involves 10,000 Syrian rebels. "There is not much to go", he said. But analysts and monitors say Turkey so far...

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  • North Korea Launches 'Army of Beauties'
North Korea Launches 'Army of Beauties'

Trump's expressed concern for human rights "will be meaningful to the people of North Korea", Ji said . North Korea is usually extremely sensitive about outside criticism of its human rights situation. Although he declined to provide specifics, Selva said that the military could "get at most of [Kim Jong Un's] infrastructure", according to ...

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  • After court blow to regime, clashes erupt in Maldives
After court blow to regime, clashes erupt in Maldives

Thursday's verdict is a huge gain for the Maldivian opposition, which has been vying to oust the president for years. Abdulla Yameen has kept a firm grip on power, overseeing the arrest of political opponents and restricting political protest and press freedom.

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  • Trust Is Everything: Trump Sought Loyalty of Mueller's Boss in Russiagate
Trust Is Everything: Trump Sought Loyalty of Mueller's Boss in Russiagate

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions had glowing words for his deputy, Rod Rosenstein , hours before the Devin Nunes memo was released on Friday. Prior to the memo's release, Pelosi sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday claiming "Nunes' deliberately dishonest actions make him unfit to serve as chairman" and demanded that he be "rem...

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  • African Migrants Injured in Italian Shooting
African Migrants Injured in Italian Shooting

Police said that one man has been arrested in connection with the incident. A police spokesman said 28-year-old Luca Traini was detained near Macerata's central war memorial early Saturday afternoon. During the campaign, Salvini visited Corridonia and met with local candidates, according to the town's center-left mayor, Paolo Cartechini, althou...

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  • Hawaii missile gaffe worker: 'I was 100% sure it was real'
Hawaii missile gaffe worker: 'I was 100% sure it was real'

Granting his first interviews since the scary January 13 debacle, the employee said his decision to push a panic button that alerted Hawaiians of an impending attack was no accident - he really believed it. The ex-worker disputed that, saying he wasn't aware of any performance problems. "I don't hear the beginning of the message coming across becau...

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  • Russia Hopes Washington Will Clarify Its New Nuclear Strategy: Ambassador
Russia Hopes Washington Will Clarify Its New Nuclear Strategy: Ambassador

While the previous review, in former President Barack Obama's first term, had called for a modernisation of the USA nuclear capability, the more aggressive stance stands at odds with Mr Obama's administration and fits Mr Trump's "peace through strength" world view.

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  • Steve Kerr explains deleted tweet accusing James Harden of traveling
Steve Kerr explains deleted tweet accusing James Harden of traveling

The Cavaliers (30-20) host the Houston Rockets (37-13) Saturday in another nationally televised, primetime game. Traditionally, the Spurs have viewed the last game before the broncs and bulls invade their home arena as a launching pad into the journey to come.

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  • Syria Army Makes Fresh Gains in Aleppo, Idlib
Syria Army Makes Fresh Gains in Aleppo, Idlib

Rebel forces in Syria shot down a Russian fighter jet over the Idlib province on Saturday. The Russian statement said the area was controlled by Jabhat al-Nusra militants. Idlib has always been the region where civilians and fighters have gone as they fled rebel-friendly areas under siege by the Syrian regime. The northern provinces of Aleppo and...

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  • Minivan carrying gas canisters ploughs into pedestrians, 18 injured
Minivan carrying gas canisters ploughs into pedestrians, 18 injured

In a short statement, the Shanghai government said the incident occurred on a road running next to People's Square, and 18 people were injured. The Xinhua news agency said three people were in a serious condition after they were struck by the van at around 9 a.m.

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  • SIU kickoffs Black History Month
SIU kickoffs Black History Month

With this rich history at Fort Valley, they are planning many events to celebrate Black History Month . "I am honored to kick off Google's celebration this month by highlighting the life of this great American scholar", Sherice Torres, Google's director of brand marketing and a member of the Black Googlers Network, wrote in a blog post .

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  • Rex Tillerson: China, Russia Roles In Americas 'alarming'
Rex Tillerson: China, Russia Roles In Americas 'alarming'

Secretary of State said. The oilman-turned-diplomat recalled that his first trip overseas was to Peru as a member of the University of Texas Longhorn band. Washington's other bugbear is Venezuela's beleaguered leftist regime, which in earlier years was a rival centre of influence for Latin American nations seeking a way out of poverty.

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  • France says received't settle for Syria circumventing chemical…
France says received't settle for Syria circumventing chemical…

USA officials on Thursday said the Syrian military was shifting tactics to try to hide its role in using such weapons. The US raised concerns Mr Assad had used the weapons against his people again last month in an attack on the rebel-held area of Eastern Ghouta.

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  • Darren Osborne jailed for life for Finsbury Park terror attack
Darren Osborne jailed for life for Finsbury Park terror attack

Makram Ali , aged 51, was killed in the attack which took place during the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, after Osborne had directed his van into the crowd. Prime Minister Theresa May said the incident "is being treated as a potential terrorist attack". A handwritten note found in the van read: "Why are their terrorists on our streets today?" Os...

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  • Middle School Shooting Was Accidental — LAPD
Middle School Shooting Was Accidental — LAPD

Jordan Valenzuela, a student at Sal Castro, told the Associated Press that he was in class when he heard a loud bang and then screaming. The shooting was in the Westlake District, a heavily populated area just northwest of downtown Los Angeles .

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  • Injuries overshadow start to Six Nations
Injuries overshadow start to Six Nations

Included in the Leinster contingent is lock James Ryan , who will make his Six Nations debut on Saturday. France coach Jacques Brunel names his side Thursday for its Six Nations opener at home to Ireland on February 3. No matter how much you've prepared yourself, even if you've been here before, for any player to step out into that stadium...

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"Don't forget us." Final victim statements at Nassar sentencing offer some closure

Margraves' third daughter, Morgan, is also a victim. Meridian Township officials are admitting fault in their failure to stop disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar . I'm here to help them heal". The judge later accepted Margraves' explanation that he "lost control" of his emotions and said she would not punish him.

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