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The matter was highlighted after a photograph of the missing soldier with a rifle, went viral on social media. A senior police officer in Shopian confirmed that Mir was had been missing for a few days. Already, many highly educated youngsters, including a PhD scholar and an MBA graduate, have joined militancy.On July 6 a year ago, Territorial Army soldier Zahoor Ahmad Thokar of Sirnoo, Pulwama, had deserted his unit in Gantamulla area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district and fled with ...
  • Monday's Wake-Up Weather: Winds and temps pick up again!

    Monday's Wake-Up Weather: Winds and temps pick up again!

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    Not only will we be dealing with a lot of rain, but it will also be windy. Northerly winds increase with gusts to 45 miles per hour. Monday Night: Overnight lows will drop down into mild territory in the 50's and lower 60's. The Eastern Colorado surface low will track quickly east across Kansas Tuesday night and into Northern Missouri by Wednesday morning. A very quiet spell of weather is shaping up from Friday right through early next week as a high pressure system parks itself in our ...
  • Monday is final day to register to vote in Pennsylvania primary

    Monday is final day to register to vote in Pennsylvania primary

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    Since the General Election in 2016, more than 122,000 Irish people have turned 18 and will be eligible to vote when polling stations open on 25 May. Parliamentary elections should have been held in 2015. Another hurdle to voter registration is the lack of national identification cards, or taskeras , particularly among women. Nearly half a million people have been advised to "Check the Register" ahead of the May deadline for the upcoming referendum.
  • How to score free food and more on Tax Day 2018

    How to score free food and more on Tax Day 2018

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    If you file for an extension, your return is due October 15. Hot Dog on a Stick: Get one free original turkey or veggie dog per customer at participating locations April 17. De-stressers need only bring in a coupon available on PlanetFitness.com (starting April 14) before relaxing their cares away. Office Depot and Staples are providing free shredding services so you can get rid of old tax documents.
  • Equity in Focus: Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM)

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    About 6.77M shares traded. It has underperformed by 26.90% the S&P500. Analysts Target Price: Wall Street analysts that cover the Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) presented current consensus target price of $85.98. The institutional investor held 69,310 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.80M, down from 73,977 at the end of the previous reported quarter.
  • Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Boosted to "Purchase" at Vetr Inc

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    A total volume of 4.76 million shares were traded unusually versus to average volume of 5.15 million shares. (NYSE: LUV ). Pittenger Anderson has invested 0.01% in Southwest Airlines Co . The company was maintained on Friday, July 28 by Piper Jaffray. On Tuesday, March 29 the stock rating was initiated by Stephens with "Overweight". Franklin stated it has 0% of its capital in Southwest Airlines Co .
  • KKR canter to 71-run win over Delhi

    KKR canter to 71-run win over Delhi

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    Earlier, it was a Russell show in the middle overs that lifted KKR to 200 after a slow start. Glenn Maxwell (47) and Rishabh Pant (43) gave Delhi a glimmer of hope with a 62-run fourth wicket stand off 33 balls. After Pant's exit it was all downhill for Delhi as Narine took charge to twist the knife further with a three-wicket haul. After losing the toss and being put in to bat, Kolkata was given a platform by Robin Uthappa (35) and Chris Lynn (31) at the top of the order.
  • Prime minister to address MPs over Syria bombing

    Prime minister to address MPs over Syria bombing

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    US, British and French forces launched air strikes on Syria in response to a suspected poison gas attack that killed dozens of people, aiming to degrade its chemical weapons capabilities in the biggest intervention yet in the conflict by Western powers.
  • Syria air strikes: Russian Federation 'not tampering' with chemical attack site

    Syria air strikes: Russian Federation 'not tampering' with chemical attack site

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    While Haley's comments made sanctions seem imminent, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday that "we are considering additional sanctions and a decision will be made in the near future". He spoke as the OPCW chemical weapons watchdog held an urgent meeting. The move was part of a joint Russian-US deal that averted military action threatened by then-president Barack Obama.
  • Comey: Donald Trump is 'morally unfit' to be US president

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    Throughout the interview, Comey stressed the importance of telling the truth, a theme in his book. Trump told Comey that he had not stayed overnight in the Moscow hotel and that the claims were not true, Comey said. When asked about his first impression of Trump, Comey said he was similar to how he "thought he looked on television". "When the room was clear, I did what I had promised the president and passed along his concerns about leaks and his expectation that we would be ...
  • £61-million Commonwealth fund to tackle plastic pollution

    £61-million Commonwealth fund to tackle plastic pollution

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May Sunday announced that Sri Lanka along with New Zealand, and Ghana has joined the Commonwealth Clean Oceans Alliance to join forces in the fight against plastic pollution. "Two billion people around the world lack access to effective waste collection, so much of the plastic they use ends up in our oceans". UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove said: "When it comes to our seas and oceans, the challenge is global so the answer must be too".
  • European Union fails to agree on new Iran sanctions as Trump deadline nears

    European Union fails to agree on new Iran sanctions as Trump deadline nears

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    Iranian soldiers were among the casualties in this attack, according to reports. Worldwide media later reported that at least 14 people - including a number of Iranian military personnel - had lost their lives in the raid. Speaking during a meeting with high-ranking political and military figures, Khamenei added: "The American president says he attacked Syria to fight against chemical weapons".
  • TWO weather warnings issued for Galway

    TWO weather warnings issued for Galway

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    Widespread rain is expected to develop over the course of the day, turning persistent and heavy before nightfall. "Generally cloudy and misty with further outbreaks of showery rain, though a few bright spells possibly breaking through at times".
  • China approves imports from three Irish beef processors - Irish broadcaster

    China approves imports from three Irish beef processors - Irish broadcaster

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    China banned beef from the European Union and U.S. during the BSE crisis in 2000 - that ban was officially lifted three years ago but trade still hasn't resumed - until now. "We would expect that this first group of plants will be in a position to commence trade with China in the very near future". The average beef consumption per capita every year is 4kg, compared to the average Irish consumption of 19kg per person.
  • Unnao rape: CBI makes second arrest; Sengar sent to seven-day custody

    Unnao rape: CBI makes second arrest; Sengar sent to seven-day custody

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    Meanwhile, Unnao rape victim was taken to Lohia hospital in Lucknow for medical and legal examination. The Unnao rape victim's statement was recorded by a Central Bureau of Investigation ( CBI ) court on Monday. The father expressed satisfaction with the probe conducted so far by the state police, while vehemently opposing the plea of senior advocate Bhim Singh and Delhi-based lawyer Anuja Kapur that the investigation be transferred to the CBI.
  • Fired FBI Director Comey Says Trump 'Morally Unfit' for Presidency

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    For many Women's Marchers and other passionate Trump critics, there's a lot to relate to in the public emoting of former FBI Director James Comey . Trump fired Comey in May 2017, setting off a scramble at the Justice Department that led to the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel overseeing the Russian Federation investigation.
  • Three Kenya election board commissioners resign

    Three Kenya election board commissioners resign

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    The resignations of the three commissioners leave only two and the chairman at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) which last week sent its chief executive on three months' compulsory leave pending an audit on procurement matters.
  • New US sanctions will hurt Washington and Europe more than Russian Federation: lawmaker

    New US sanctions will hurt Washington and Europe more than Russian Federation: lawmaker

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    Britain's delegation to the OPCW accused Russian Federation and the Assad government of stopping inspectors from reaching Douma. Britain's U.N. Ambassador Karen Pierce blamed Russian Federation for repeatedly vetoing resolutions on the use of chemical weapons in Syria and said the United Kingdom took military action "to save lives", on the legal basis of "humanitarian intervention".
  • Ex-FBI Director James Comey: President Donald Trump 'morally unfit' for office

    Ex-FBI Director James Comey: President Donald Trump 'morally unfit' for office

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    After Clapper briefed the team on the intelligence community's findings of Russian election interference, Comey writes , he was taken aback by what the Trump team didn't ask. "After tonight, I hope people know more about what James Comey has been thinking and feeling since that day", he said. So, damned if you do, more damned if you don't, but Mr Comey also says he would do nothing differently given his time over - his self-belief seems pretty unshakable.