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United Nations designates Masood Azhar a global terrorist after China clears final hurdle

United Nations designates Masood Azhar a global terrorist after China clears final hurdle

The US welcomed the listing of Azhar and sought "sustained actions" from Pakistan against terrorism, consistent with its worldwide obligations. The United States , Britain and France had initially asked the Security Council's Islamic State and al Qaeda sanctions committee to subject JeM founder Masood Azhar to an arms embargo, travel ban and asset freeze in February. Read More

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Kenyan athletes Kipchoge, Kosgei win London Marathon titles

Kenyan athletes Kipchoge, Kosgei win London Marathon titles

Gebrselassie, 46, responded to Farah's claims with an astonishing statement alleging "multiple reports of disgraceful conduct" by the four-time Olympic champion and his entourage. "[Eliud] is a very special athlete and he is humble". "I always get tempted to go with the leaders, but now I run better in the second half so I held back and that worked for me". Read More

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Oliver North retires from the NRA

Oliver North retires from the NRA

It is unclear how visible the NRA will be in 2020 after a set of shootings that are mass that has hardened public opinion against gun violence. His announcement came after an effort by some members to force out top executive Wayne LaPierre , who has always been the public face of the group. Read More

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One dead, multiple injured after San Diego synagogue

One dead, multiple injured after San Diego synagogue

This is a developing situation", the tweet continued. One person has died and three others have been injured following a shooting incident at a synagogue in Poway north of San Diego, the city's mayor has said. They later said there were injuries and a man has been detained for questioning. The synagogue was hosting its high holiday Passover celebration, which began at 11 a.m., the event was set to conclude at 7 p.m. Read More

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Huawei 'will be blocked' from UK's core 5G network

Huawei 'will be blocked' from UK's core 5G network

Jon Trickett, Labour's shadow Cabinet Office minister, said critical issues of national security "should be handled with utmost care, not used as political ammunition in a Tory party civil war". If Huawei were to build 5G infrastructure in the west, it could install backdoors for the Chinese to use. Here in the United Kingdom we will see the first 5G networks rollout later in the year, and the new cellular connectivity standard will see widespread adoption beyond mobiles: in PCs, in ... Read More

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Pak to fence border with Iran following Ormara incident

Pak to fence border with Iran following Ormara incident

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday came under attack by the Opposition for acknowledging in Tehran that in the past militants had used his country's soil to carry out attacks in Iran. Imran Khan says in the video: "On the border region of Germany and Japan, they had joint industries". "Fencing off the Iran-Pakistan border is indeed a good option to restrict Iran-based terrorist groups from carrying out attacks inside Pakistan". Read More

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Hurricane Michael retroactively upgraded to a Category 5 storm at landfall

Hurricane Michael retroactively upgraded to a Category 5 storm at landfall

That research determined the storm made landfall at 160 miles per hour, making it a Category 5 instead of the original Category 4 determination. You can read the National Hurricane Center's full report on Hurricane Michael here . Agricultural and forestry losses represented about $3.3 billion, primarily in Florida and Georgia. "The federal government has historically provided major disaster funding; we anticipate and expect the same treatment, and we need them to step up and provide some ... Read More

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Tiger attacks zookeeper at Topeka Zoo

Tiger attacks zookeeper at Topeka Zoo

Authorities say the individual, whose name has not been released, is a trainer at the zoo and is in critical condition. According to Wiley, the keeper and Sanjiv were both in the outdoor tiger enclosure at the same time when the attack occurred and that "there really isn't a circumstance where they would be in the same space". Read More

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Blast, Gunfire In Kabul As Attackers Target Ministry

Blast, Gunfire In Kabul As Attackers Target Ministry

The police said a bomber blew himself up outside the ministry, clearing the way for the other attackers to enter the building and the heavily guarded government compound in central Kabul . The Taliban in a statement denied involvement in the attack. An Afghan security force officer carries a child rescued from the building of Ministry of Communication and Information Technology in Kabul , Afghanistan on April 20, 2019. Read More

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Pope Francis stands with France over Notre-Dame fire: Vatican

Pope Francis stands with France over Notre-Dame fire: Vatican

Indeed, according to officials, the 400 firefighters who battled the blaze at Notre Dame were able to save enough of the building to ensure that the cathedral can be rebuilt. Russian President Putin said in a message published on the Kremlin's website that the tragedy "struck a chord in the hearts of Russians". " Notre Dame of Paris is our history, our literature, our imagination". Read More

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Mueller report summary: No collusion between Trump and Russians

Mueller report summary: No collusion between Trump and Russians

Immediately after Barr's press conference ended, Trump took to Twitter saying: " No Collusion - No Obstruction!" He said neither the president nor his campaign nor any Americans worked with Russians during the 2016 election. That's not a clear line drawn in the law. You have to do it on goal. "There is substantial evidence to show he was frustrated and angered that the investigation", which was "propelled by political opponents", was "undermining his presidency", he said. Read More

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