SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) – Seven civilians died and dozens were injured when Indian security forces opened fire at people protesting the killing of three militants in a gun battle in restive Kashmir on Saturday, police said. People gather around the body of Zahoor Ahmad, a suspected militant, who according to local media reports was killed
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CHENNAI (Reuters) – An Indian environment court set aside on Saturday the Tamil Nadu state government’s order to close Vedanta’s copper smelter plant permanently, taking the company closer to reopening its facility in southern India. FILE PHOTO: Police stand guard outside a copper smelter controlled by London-listed Vedanta Resources in Thoothukudi in the southern state
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(Reuters) – Poom Saksansin maintained his three-shot lead to inch closer to a second Indonesia Masters triumph while Justin Rose remained on course to become world number one even after the Briton’s title defence appeared over on Saturday. Golf – European Tour – British Masters – Walton Heath Golf Club, Walton-on-the-Hill, Britain – October 14,
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Britain’s Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt arrives in Downing Street, London, Britain, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Saturday that the British parliament could back Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal if lawmakers received assurances from the European Union, but warned that a no deal Brexit
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COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s embattled Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned on Saturday, only a month and a half after taking office and giving the country’s president political space to prevent an imminent government shutdown. Sri Lanka’s former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa attends a religious ceremony after he resigned from the prime minister post in Colombo,
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Britain’s Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt arrives in Downing Street, London, Britain, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Saturday that the British parliament could back Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal if lawmakers received assurances from the European Union, but warned that a no deal Brexit
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Thaddeus Young had 26 points and 10 rebounds to carry the visiting Indiana Pacers past the Philadelphia 76ers 113-101 on Friday for their sixth straight win. Dec 14, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Indiana Pacers forward Thaddeus Young (21) drives against the Philadelphia 76ers during the first quarter at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA
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MANAGUA (Reuters) – Nicaraguan authorities on Friday said they had seized the assets of 10 blacklisted organizations, dealing another blow to civil society after months of protests against President Daniel Ortega that were met with a heavy-handed crackdown. A local photographer takes a photo of journalist Carlos Fernando Chamorro’s office, which was raided Thursday night
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Financial technology startup Robinhood could face scrutiny by U.S. regulators over statements that its new checking and savings accounts are insured by an industry-backed protection fund. A photo illustration of Robinhood’s checking and savings accounts provided by Robinhood December 13, 2018. Robinhood/Handout via REUTERS. The uncertainty over the new services underscores the
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A sign on an insurance store advertises Obamacare in San Ysidro, San Diego, California, U.S., October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge in Texas ruled on Friday that the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor in Fort Worth agreed with a coalition of
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PG&E works on power lines to repair damage caused by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S. November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage (Reuters) – The California Public Utilities Commission has opened a proceeding to consider penalties against Pacific Gas and Electric Company, ordering immediate action against the utility for falsifying safety documents for natural gas
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday moved to end speculation that he was having a hard time finding a new chief of staff, naming his budget chief Mick Mulvaney to the top post on a temporary basis. Mulvaney, a hard-charging conservative and former congressman, will be the third person in two years
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Chilean Minister of Environment Carolina Schmidt reacts after Chile was named the host of COP25 conference, during the final day of the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland, December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Chile has been selected to host the next United Nations’ climate conference in 2019, it
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(Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court this week to suspend nationwide orders by federal judges blocking two of his major policies in an unusual step but one in line with an aggressive White House litigation strategy. FILE PHOTO: The Supreme Court is pictured in Washington, U.S., November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Al
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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – The United Nations’ climate talks went into overtime early Saturday morning as negotiators from nearly 200 nations grappled with disagreements over parts of a package of rules to implement a landmark agreement to combat global warming. U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres, executive secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change
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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after a news conference following a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir LONDON (Reuters) – Most of British Prime Minister Theresa May’s senior ministers think her Brexit plan is dead and are discussing different options including a second referendum, The Times newspaper reported.
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Dec 9, 2018; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) on the field before the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, the first offensive player penalized this season for the helmet rule, was fined $26,739 on Friday for
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(Reuters) – U.S. law enforcement officials on Friday were investigating a wave of hoax emailed bomb threats demanding bitcoin payment that caused worry but no damage in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Passengers stand outside King subway station after a bomb threat was made in Toronto, Ontario, Canada December 13, 2018. REUTERS/Chris
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FILE PHOTO: North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper speaks at the Center for American Progress Ideas Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C., U.S. May 16, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein (Reuters) – North Carolina Democratic Governor Roy Cooper on Friday vetoed a Republican-authored bill requiring voters to present photo identification, saying it would disenfranchise
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Desire Koffi, 24-year-old artist, works at his workshop in Abidjan, Ivory Coast December 3, 2018. Picture taken December 3, 2018. REUTERS/Luc Gnago ABIDJAN (Reuters) – Desire Koffi often walks through Koumassi, a popular district of Ivory Coast’s main city Abidjan, to collect old mobile phones that he buys from people for 500 CFA francs ($0.8726)
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