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Retired Indian general urges caution against Pakistan strike

Retired Indian general urges caution against Pakistan strike

At least four Indian soldiers and a civilian were also killed during Monday's clashes, police said. News Nation covers breaking news, latest news, entertainment news, bollywood news, business news and sports news. The attack on Thursday , in which a vehicle packed with explosives was driven by a 20-year-old Kashmiri claiming to be a member of the Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed, was the worst in decades of insurgency in the disputed area. Read More

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Saudi crown prince agrees to invest $20B in Pakistan

Saudi crown prince agrees to invest $20B in Pakistan

Pakistani police commandos and paramilitary soldiers stand guard at a highway to ensure security ahead of Saudi Arabia's crown prince visit to Pakistan , in Islamabad on Sunday. Shortly after his arrival, crown prince Mohammed, accompanied by a high-powered delegation including leading businessmen and Cabinet ministers, attended a signing ceremony for the investment agreements worth $20 billion. Read More

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McConnell takes aim at Ocasio-Cortez with Green New Deal vote

McConnell takes aim at Ocasio-Cortez with Green New Deal vote

The document introduced last week marked the first formal attempt by lawmakers to define legislation to create big government-led investments in clean energy, infrastructure and social programs. The forthcoming vote isn't the first time Senate Republicans forced Democratic presidential hopefuls to go on the record about a liberal proposal they believe will alienate moderate voters later. Read More

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Seventeen die in Delhi hotel fire

Seventeen die in Delhi hotel fire

Guests at the hotel, popular with budget and business travellers, were unable to use corridors to escape because of wooden panelling, according to a fire officer. At least 35 rooms were booked by members of one family, who were in the city for a special function. Deeply saddened by the loss of lives due to a fire at Karol Bagh in Delhi. Read More

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Roberts Votes w/ Liberals as Supreme Court Blocks La. Abortion Limits

Roberts Votes w/ Liberals as Supreme Court Blocks La. Abortion Limits

Chief Justice John Roberts , a conservative appointed by President George W. Bush, joined the court's so-called "liberal bloc" of four justices appointed by Democratic presidents to block the law. He was replaced by Justice Brett Kavanaugh , whose judicial approach to abortion was relatively unclear at the time of his confirmation. Without discussing specific justices, Susan B. Read More

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Volunteers ready USA aid for Venezuela, Maduro vows to block it

Volunteers ready USA aid for Venezuela, Maduro vows to block it

The president vowed that "peace will come" to the country next week, and that he will keep exercising power. But the Venezuelan military has blocked the Tienditas International Bridge linking the two countries with two shipping containers and a tanker, which has become a symbol of Maduro's standoff with the United States and its European and South American allies. Read More

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Warnings revised as Storm Erik batters parts of UK

Warnings revised as Storm Erik batters parts of UK

Despite The Met Office's yellow warning of wind during Friday and Saturday for Berkshire being cancelled, heavy rain and strong winds are expected across the county throughout Friday, February 8. Storm Erik will be reaching Ireland soon bringing damaging winds to the country along with many other parts of the United Kingdom. The wind warning along the south coast of England lapses on Friday evening but a wind warning extends over more of England into north Wales during Saturday. Read More

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Schiff announces expanded scope of House Intel Russia probe

Schiff announces expanded scope of House Intel Russia probe

But that session has been postponed until February 28, Schiff said. Schiff, who chairs the Intelligence Committee, plans to resume the panel's investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. He noted the Office of the Director of National Intelligence was still reviewing classified material the committee's former chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), requested permission to publish last September. Read More

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Hopes high for concrete results from 2nd Kim-Trump summit

Hopes high for concrete results from 2nd Kim-Trump summit

The Vietnam summit between Trump and Kim comes after the US president and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met North Korea's nuclear envoy Kim Yong-chol in Washington last month. In particular, he spelled out the Trump administration's vision of a fundamentally transformed relationship with North Korea, including significant economic engagement, if the country gives up its nuclear arsenal. Read More

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Time to come home: Trump defends troops withdrawal from Middle East

Time to come home: Trump defends troops withdrawal from Middle East

How would it affect Mr Trump's vague plans on Syria? "We are on a deliberate, coordinated, disciplined withdrawal", Shanahan said Tuesday in his first formal engagement with media as acting defense secretary. Hayes said everything in the bill would hurt McConnell. "They stood with us following September 11th", he said. Thursday's vote serves notice to the White House that senior Republican leaders want a reversal of Trump's order to withdraw U.S. Read More

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Sen. Cory Booker says he will run in 2020 presidential race

Sen. Cory Booker says he will run in 2020 presidential race

The second-term senator from New Jersey had appeared at political events in Iowa and New Hampshire as speculation mounted that he would parlay the Kavanaugh fracas into a presidential run . McCain interjected by saying that SNL parodies tend to become a reality, emphasizing their parody of her father's former 2008 presidential running mate Sarah Palin: "there's a power in that as well". Read More

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Chris Christie Rips Jared Kushner’s Father for ‘Loathsome, Disgusting Crimes’

Chris Christie Rips Jared Kushner’s Father for ‘Loathsome, Disgusting Crimes’

According to the New York Times Christie, the former two-term governor of New Jersey and a longtime friend of the president, became a key, early supporter of Mr. In a final, biting question, Colbert cited Christie's record-low 15 percent approval rating as governor and asked: "Who is your constituency now?" "Yes, in politics, we call that getting rolled", Christie said. Read More

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Met Office weather warning issued for city — SHEFFIELD SNOW ALERT

Met Office weather warning issued for city — SHEFFIELD SNOW ALERT

Sarah Kent, of the Met Office, said: 'We've got cold weather throughout the United Kingdom for most of the week. The yellow warning , the lowest level, runs from 12noon on Tuesday (29 January) to 11am on Wednesday (30 January). Despite the low figures, eastern Scotland is set for sunshine this afternoon, whereas western parts of Scotland will still grapple with snow showers. Read More

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Fmr Fed Prosecutor: Whitaker’s Statement on Mueller Probe Was ‘Rookie-Level’ Mistake

Fmr Fed Prosecutor: Whitaker’s Statement on Mueller Probe Was ‘Rookie-Level’ Mistake

He said he was looking forward to Mueller delivering his report. If confirmed by the Senate , Barr would inherit oversight of Mueller's investigation. Stone was charged with false statements, obstruction, and witness tampering. It is unknown if Mueller is planning additional indictments after charges were filed against Roger Stone , but the Special Counsel's investigation has been known for keeping information under wraps, preferring to speak through court filings. Read More

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Former Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo defends Roger Stone

Former Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo defends Roger Stone

On Sunday, Stone said he was "mindful" of Mueller's "ability to induce people to say things that are not true, particularly people who are seeking a reduction in their sentence or people who have an ax to grind". In June and July 2016, Stone allegedly told some of the president's senior campaign officials about information in WikiLeaks' possession that could be damaging to the Clinton campaign. Read More

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