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Imtiyaz Ahmad Zargar and Bilal Ahmad Mir, Patel's personal security officers, sustained bullet injuries and were shifted to a hospital. They were immediately rushed to the hospital where Patel was declared dead. The police sources said that a former state health department employee, Patel had joined Congress in 1991 and unsuccessfully contested both Lok Sabha and J&K Assembly elections a couple of times on party ticket and as independent.
  • U.S. mulls Adm. Harris as new amb. to South Korea

    U.S. mulls Adm. Harris as new amb. to South Korea

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    His confirmation hearing to be ambassador to Australia was scheduled for Tuesday but was postponed. During his own confirmation hearing to become secretary of state, the former Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo had promised to fill the role of USA ambassador to South Korea quickly.
  • First lady steps into spotlight for state visit with France

    First lady steps into spotlight for state visit with France

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    It's an event that is drawing attention from around the entire globe and the fourteenth time the White House has hosted France for a state dinner. Mrs. Trump's white outfit recalled another high-profile occasion, the president's first State of the Union address, when the first lady wore a white pantsuit.
  • San Diego Home Prices Rose 1.1 Percent in February, Case-Shiller Shows

    San Diego Home Prices Rose 1.1 Percent in February, Case-Shiller Shows

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    Portland-area home prices pushed further into record territory in February, but their growth slowed to the lowest level in more than two years. "In February, Seattle led the way with a 12.7% year-over-year price increase, followed by Las Vegas with an 11.6% increase and San Francisco with a 10.1% increase", according to a release.
  • Coinbase has Blocked WikiLeaks: A Controversy has Kicked Off

    Coinbase has Blocked WikiLeaks: A Controversy has Kicked Off

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    The suspension dealt by Coinbase will obviously have a negative effect on that part of WikiLeaks' business, if no one can pay with Bitcoin anymore via this service. As one of the WikiLeaks shop staff members noted, "It's a threat to WikiLeaks; a similar thing happened a few years ago when PayPal and MasterCard launched a blockade".
  • Pakistan places American Diplomat Colonel Joseph Emanuel Hall on 'black list'

    Pakistan places American Diplomat Colonel Joseph Emanuel Hall on 'black list'

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    Travel restrictions for a person placed on the ECL or blacklisted are similar, he added. Justice Amir Farooq, presiding over the case, ordered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to submit its reply in the case following which the director general (DG) protocol appeared in the court and said that the United States has been contacted on the issue of diplomatic immunity for Col Hall.
  • Yeddyurappa says son won't contest from Varuna, BJP workers protest

    Yeddyurappa says son won't contest from Varuna, BJP workers protest

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    He later said, "I urged my son not to contest polls". Vijayendra , Yeddyurappa's second son, was projected as the candidate, despite the party not announcing any candidate. Ticket was announced from Varuna, still he was working there. Through IT they are threatening our party leaders. Yesterday suddenly Yeddyurappa announced that his son will not contest.
  • BJP MP's son arrested for consuming liquor in Bihar

    BJP MP's son arrested for consuming liquor in Bihar

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    Hari Manjhi happens to be a senior BJP leader and a second term MP from Gaya. Talking to HT, police officer Shuv Kumar Mahto further added, "Police conducted a medical examination of Manjhi's son and it was confirmed that he consumed liquor".
  • Senate paves way for Pompeo to become top US diplomat

    Senate paves way for Pompeo to become top US diplomat

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    On Capitol Hill, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted unexpectedly Monday to recommend that Mike Pompeo be confirmed as secretary of state . "I understand the climate we are in". Mr. Pompeo apologised for the incident later. The vote to advance Pompeo's nomination could still have been held up by the absence of Isakson, who was delivering a eulogy at a close friend's funeral.
  • Body of Hamas engineer killed in Malaysia to arrive in Gaza Wednesday

    Body of Hamas engineer killed in Malaysia to arrive in Gaza Wednesday

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    Police said al-Batsh, 34, was hit with 14 bullets by the two assailants, who shot from a motorbike as he was heading to a mosque for dawn prayers in a suburb near Kuala Lumpur . He had a degree in electrical engineering and lectured at a local university, according to Fuzi, who said he could not confirm reports that al-Batsh was an expert in rocket making.
  • Baker Mayfield 'definitely' in conversation for Browns' No. 1 pick

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    Patriots recovered and won 11 of final 12 behind MVP season of quarterback Tom Brady. The drama and the suspension are what make the NFL Draft a major event for NFL fans. While there are some that see him sliding, most view him as a lock to be a top-10 pick. If the Bills do look at a quarterback and they consider taking one in the first round, they should truly think hard and long about what conference they're coming from because it could just be the difference between stud and bust.
  • Nashville kindergarteners thank Waffle House shooting hero

    Nashville kindergarteners thank Waffle House shooting hero

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    Photos posted by police in Nashville showed Reinking, 29, clothed and in a police vehicle. She has a home in Nashville, though it is not her only residence. The father told police he gave them back to his son. His father, Jeffrey Reinking, could potentially face charges for transferring weapons to a person knowingly prohibited from possessing them, ATF Acting Special Agent in Charge Marcus Watson said.
  • Alfie surviving after life-sustaining treatment turned off 'a miracle'

    Alfie surviving after life-sustaining treatment turned off 'a miracle'

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    Doctors say Alfie is in a "semi-vegetative state" as the result of a degenerative neurological condition that medics have been unable to definitively identify. The Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool removed the 23-month-old's life support Monday afternoon but the child stunned doctors by breathing unassisted for nine hours, something the hospital said was impossible.
  • Facebook Unveils Appeal Process For When Posts Are Removed

    Facebook Unveils Appeal Process For When Posts Are Removed

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    Moderators are sometimes temporary contract workers without much cultural familiarity with the content they are judging, and they make complex decisions in applying Facebook's rules. "In some cases, we make mistakes because our policies are not sufficiently clear to our content reviewers", said Ms Bickert. More often than not, however, we make mistakes because our processes involve people, and people are fallible.
  • Russian Media Says Trump invited Putin to Visit US

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    During his remarks announcing the strikes, Trump characterized Iranian and Russian governments as "two governments most responsible for supporting, equipping, and financing the criminal Assad regime". The newspaper cites diplomatic sources who say Russian Federation is about to start supplying the system, which has a range of 1 to 125 miles, at a speed of 6,200 MPH.
  • Corbyn election chief Andrew Gwynne calls on Labour to acknowledge antisemitism

    Corbyn election chief Andrew Gwynne calls on Labour to acknowledge antisemitism

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    Israel's Labor party suspended relations with Corbyn over the "hostility" it claims the leader has shown to the Jewish community. Although Corbyn has himself repeatedly condemned antisemitism as with all forms of racism, his critics - including many of his own MPs - have called on him to back up his words with actions, including expelling the former London mayor Ken Livingstone who has been suspended since 2016 for a weird claim about Adolf Hitler supporting a Jewish homeland in the 1930s.
  • 50 years prison sentence given in fajita theft case

    50 years prison sentence given in fajita theft case

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    A Texas man was sentenced to 50 years behind bars for stealing more than $1.2 million worth of fajitas over a nine-year period, according to the Brownsville Herald . Investigators subsequently checked vendor invoices and determined he would intercept county-funded food deliveries and deliver them to his own customers.
  • Sonam Kapoor and family attend Saudamini Mattu's wedding reception

    Sonam Kapoor and family attend Saudamini Mattu's wedding reception

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    Celebs like Sara Ali Khan , Sonam Kapoor and Karan Johar were also present at the wedding but Aishwarya Rai Bachchan grabbed everyone's eyeballs. Karan Johar showed off his moves on his favourite dance track Radha Teri Chunari from Student Of The Year while Sara Ali Khan grooved on the classic song Saat Samundar .