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World Encounter breaks out between militants, security forces in Baramulla
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Inspector general of police (Kashmir range) Muneer Khan has confirmed the news of Khalid's killing. He termed Khalid's killing as a major jolt to Jaish and militancy in the State. Meanwhile, militants attacked a patrol party of army at Drang village of Khag in central Kashmir's Budgam district last night. The search operation converted into a gun battle as militants started to fire towards the search party.

World Boat carrying asylum seekers from Myanmar capsizes off Bangladesh
Author: 0 Boat carrying asylum seekers from Myanmar capsizes off Bangladesh

More than a half-million Rohingya have fled Myanmar since August due to reports of suspected ethnic cleansing. Almost 520,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Rakhine state for Bangladesh since late August after the military in Myanmar launched a crackdown following attacks by Rohingya militants.

World Las Vegas Police Reveal More Details About the Security Guard
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According to David Hickey, president of the union that represents the hotel's security guards, Campos was hit by one of those rounds in his upper right thigh, a miracle, as Paddock reportedly fired as many as 200 rounds in the security guard's direction.

World 15-day-old baby found dead in Newton County
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The tiny body, yet to be officially identified, was found Sunday afternoon in the duffel bag in woods near the family's home after an intense search. Christopher McNabb, the child's father, reportedly jumped out of a auto and ran away Sunday afternoon when authorities reported they had found the child's body.

World No. 21 Michigan State making last year look like aberration
Author: 0 No. 21 Michigan State making last year look like aberration

The defense did provide Michigan's biggest second-half spark. O'Korn's Hail Mary pass after the Wolverines reached the Spartans' 37 fell incomplete on the game's final play. NOTES: The Wolverines now lead the series 69-36-5, but the Spartans have won eight of the last 10 matchups. Senior running back Ty Isaac fumbled near midfield in the first quarter.

World Nursing home where 12 died after Irma shuts down
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Mrs. Franco was married to 92-year-old Miguel Antonio Franco, one of the first eight residents to die in the overheated care facility September 13, according to family attorney Albert Levin. One video obtained by CNN shows a naked woman sitting in a hallway on what appears to be a hospital bed. Despite multiple calls between the nursing home and state authorities, the facility did not report its patients were in danger or they needed to be evacuated, according to a report last week by the ...

World Showers Move in Around New England
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Locally, southerly winds will remain below tropical storm force, but will average about 10-20 miles per hour, and slightly higher at the coast. Before Nate sped past Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula late Friday and entered the Gulf of Mexico , it drenched Central America with rains that left at least 22 people dead.

World Man Who Helped Rescue Kidnapped Girl Gives Her His $7000 Reward
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Shaken as she was after her escape, she was still able to help police find her kidnappers. Melchert called it the "best thing" he's ever done and told the BBC , "The family needs the money". She thanked him and the Alexandria Police Department. The girl's mother said she had been waiting to meet Melchert. "You guys will forever hold a place in our hearts", she said.

World Fire Prevention Week begins today
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The city of Parkersburg will observe National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 8-14. This may slow the spread of smoke, heat, and fire. "That is why it is vital to make escape plans and to practice them with your family". Identify all possible exits (doors and windows) and make sure they work. The Smoke Alarms will be installed in the homes of Detroit residents who meet the criteria for the department's Smoke Alarm Installation Program.

World Las Vegas shooter's note contained calculations to maximise kills
Author: 0 Las Vegas shooter's note contained calculations to maximise kills

Pressed about what the meaning of the numbers were, Newton said, Paddock "must have done the calculations online or something, to figure out what his altitude was going to be, and how high up he was - how far out the crowd was going to be, and what - at that distance - and what the drop of his bullet was going to be".

World Police Negotiating With Man On Roof After Woman's Body Found In Chatswood
Author: 0 Police Negotiating With Man On Roof After Woman's Body Found In Chatswood

The dead woman was thought to be aged in her 20s. Two officers wearing helmets and harnesses were positioned in an area above him. The man is now on the awning of a balcony on the 26th floor of the apartment block on Brown Street and the street has been cordoned off by police, with traffic diverted.

World Brush fire in Anaheim Hills prompts mandatory evacuations
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The brush fire started at about 9:45AM alongside the eastbound Riverside (91) Freeway near the 241 toll road in Anaheim Hills. Officials said the fire was moving rapidly toward the 241 Freeway. For your safety access to the area is not allowed at his time. Mandatory evacuation orders have been issued for residents south of the 91, west of the 241, north of Nohl Ranch Road and east of Serrano Avenue, according to Anaheim Fire and Rescue.

World Philippine presidential spokesman shrugs off survey decline in Duterte's satisfaction rating
Author: 0 Philippine presidential spokesman shrugs off survey decline in Duterte's satisfaction rating

The Office of the Ombudsman is looking into the wealth of the Duterte family . SWS clarified that the said survey was not commissioned but a part of the survey firm's initiative for public service. "They are now seeing Duterte for who he really is: a lying, rude, amoral, corrupt and oppressive former mayor who is totally incompetent about governance at the national level", the former Navy captain said.

World Sarah Sanders gives daily press briefing
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She even joked about the comments, when CNN's Jim Acosta asked if she found it "satisfying" that the President had the power to make people "hold their breath, in this town, when he says something like that". Trey Yingst of One America News asked Sanders if she thought the president wanted to see the Senate Intelligence Committee investigate media organizations.

World India bans Diwali firecrackers in Delhi in bid to reduce toxic smog
Author: 0 India bans Diwali firecrackers in Delhi in bid to reduce toxic smog

A bench which was headed by Justice A.K. Sikri said in its statement, "We should see at least in one Diwali the impact of a cracker-free festivity". The World Health Organisation measures particulate matter known as PM2.5 and last week New Delhi levels were 17 times higher than what it deems safe.

World Trump's morning tweets again take on North Korea policy
Author: 0 Trump's morning tweets again take on North Korea policy

Mr Trump's ominous comments come during a time of strained relations between the United States and two countries, Iran and North Korea. Trump's recent tweets on North Korea have prompted questions about whether the president is leaning toward military action.

World Russia Signs S-400 Missiles Deal With Saudi Arabia
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The approval opens the way for Saudi Arabia to purchase 44 Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) launchers and 360 missiles, as well as fire control stations and radars. "This potential sale will substantially increase Saudi Arabia's capability to defend itself against the growing ballistic missile threat in the region".

World VP Mike Pence: Why I left today's Colts/49ers game
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President Donald Trump has criticized National Football League players for staging those protests related to the shooting of unarmed black men, and Pence was standing in solidarity with the President. Pence attended the game, but then abruptly left because the players knelt during the National Anthem . "With that being said , he tweeted out a three-year old photo of him at a Colts game so with the information I have the last time he was at a Colts game was three years ago".

World Hamas arrests top IS leader in southern Gaza
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A Palestinian man surveys the scene of an Israeli airstrike at a Hamas outpost in the central Gaza Strip October 9, 2017. The rocket was believed to have hit southern Israel on late Sunday but actually fell inside the airspace of the besieged Gaza Strip due to a suspected mechanical failure.

World Trump administration to abandon Obama-era clean power plan, EPA chief says
Author: 0 Trump administration to abandon Obama-era clean power plan, EPA chief says

Pruitt made the announcement at an event in Hazard, Ky. "If Administrator Pruitt plans to repeal the Clean Power Plan, that would be a complete abdication of EPA's legal responsibility to protect our children's lungs from unsafe smokestack pollution and their homes from climate-destabilizing extreme weather", Environmental Defense Fund president Fred Krupp said last week.

World Merkel tells Rajoy of support for unity of Spain
Author: 0 Merkel tells Rajoy of support for unity of Spain

Catalan authorities say more than 90% who voted backed independence, although opinion polls suggest it is much closer . If Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont declares the region independent as promised, possibly by Tuesday, Spain will face its greatest political upheaval since its return to democracy in the 1970s.

Author: 0 Google uncovers trove of ads bought by Russians during USA election

U.S. intelligence agencies concluded in January that Russian president Vladmir Putin intervened in the USA. election to help Donald Trump win. Meanwhile, Twitter announced last month that it suspended more than 200 accounts it believes were linked to the same Russian actors who bought the Facebook ads, which were aimed at creating division and dissent among Americans leading up to the election.

World Feinstein Announces Reelection Bid, Likely to Face Primary
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Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah), who has served since 1977, has still not officially stated whether he plans to run again. Khanna later told Politico's Carla Marinucci that he is urging Democratic Rep. The No. 2 Senate Republican, John Cornyn of Texas, has said he's open to legislation and that he'd spoken with Judiciary Committee Chuck Grassley, who was interested in holding a hearing.

World Wait for the talks, says UK PM's spokesman on possible Brexit breakthrough
Author: 0 Wait for the talks, says UK PM's spokesman on possible Brexit breakthrough

May's infamous speech at the party conference, which featured a member of the crowd handing her a P45, has done little to bring stability to the UK's leadership. On Friday, envoys from numerous 27 including heavyweights Germany and France opposed suggestions from Barnier that they might start some preliminary discussion of what exactly will happen in the transition period immediately after Brexit .

World Local charity flying aid to Puerto Rico Monday
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The end includes a small montage of Trump handing out several items and shaking hands with people during a recent visit. A woman looks out a door at her church in Caonillas, Puerto Rico . "But if you add one on top of one, on top of another one, on top of another, there's just a limit". San Juan's mayor, Carmen Yulin Cruz , was the first to speak up.