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An Ohio judge whose judicial colleague was shot outside a courthouse says the attack had to be intended because people know where judges park. Ma'Lik Richmond is now on the Youngstown State football team but isn't allowed to play this season, the school said earlier this month in responding to criticism surrounding his participation.
  • Cong to step up stir on cows' starvation deaths

    Cong to step up stir on cows' starvation deaths

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    He said that the cow shelter was housing 400 cows more than its estimated capacity. The Congress today charged the BJP with ignoring the death of several cows at a cowshed run by a party leader in Chhattisgarh and asked whether Chief Minister Raman Singh would impose death penalty on "one of their own" as he had sought earlier.
  • Iraqi army launches determined attack on Isis stronghold of Tal Afar

    Iraqi army launches determined attack on Isis stronghold of Tal Afar

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    Iraqi government forces have liberated four districts in Tal Afar as they are engaged in a major ground operation to liberate the northern city from the grip of Daesh Takfiri terrorists . Before Islamic State militants claimed it in June 2014, Tal Afar was an ethnically diverse town where Shiites and Sunnis lived. Tal Afar has been in a besieged position since the operation to liberate Mosul.
  • Six killed in rocket hits near Damascus business fair

    Six killed in rocket hits near Damascus business fair

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    He stressed, however, that "the battle continues" and that it was too early to speak of victory in the country's 6 1/2-year-old civil war. The state TV also reported the attack, but stopped short of giving a death toll. A total of 70,000 people are expected to visit the fair. Its general director, Fares al-Kartally, said the decision to hold the fair this year was a result of "the return of calm and stability in most regions" of Syria.
  • Video shows Chinese, Indian soldiers 'kicking, punching' each other in border clash

    Video shows Chinese, Indian soldiers 'kicking, punching' each other in border clash

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    External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on Saturday said, "Today, I can confirm that there was an incident at Pangong Tso on August 15". The incident at Ladakh on August 15 highlights a general decline in border stability between India and China as various confidence-building measures have faltered in the aftermath of the Doklam standoff, which is now in its third month.
  • Trump to sign executive order Tuesday on infrastructure projects

    Trump to sign executive order Tuesday on infrastructure projects

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    President Trump signed an infrastructure permitting executive order on Tuesday, the intended highlight of that day's news conference . 15 he has signed a new executive order meant to increase the efficiency of the federal permitting process for construction of transportation, water and other infrastructure projects without harming the environment.
  • Russian Knife Attacker Injures Eight People

    Russian Knife Attacker Injures Eight People

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    A local news site, K-Inform, initially reported that three men in masks had attacked pedestrians with knives, an ax and firearms. Soon after the stabbings, the "Islamic State" (IS) militia claimed responsibility and described the man as a "soldier" of the jihadist group.
  • Should Confederate statues be removed from the US Capitol?

    Should Confederate statues be removed from the US Capitol?

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    But in 1903, the Virginia legislature proposed placing statues of George Washington and Robert E. Lee in Statuary Hall. "If Republicans are serious about rejecting white supremacy, I call upon Speaker [Paul] Ryan to join Democrats to remove the Confederate statues from the Capitol immediately", Pelosi said .
  • Forget Chris Wood - This man is irreplaceable at Leeds United

    Forget Chris Wood - This man is irreplaceable at Leeds United

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    Leeds had been steadfast in their refusal to negotiate but when Wood rejected a contract extension, the Yorkshire club felt they had no option but to talk. Because there's interest from a Premier League club, he's decided his head isn't in the right space. The 25-year-old started his career in his native New Zealand before moving to West Brom in 2009 as a 16-year-old, but only appeared 21 times for the Baggies in a four-year stay at the club.
  • 23 killed, over 100 hurt in UP train derailment

    23 killed, over 100 hurt in UP train derailment

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    UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath directed all officials to ensure proper treatment of the injured passengers. "The injured were taken to local medical facility", the official said. Meanwhile, Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have expressed grief over the accident. Accidents are relatively common on India's massive but poorly maintained railway network.
  • Donald Trump likely to resign by fall: Tony Schwartz

    Donald Trump likely to resign by fall: Tony Schwartz

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    His latest prediction: Trump will resign from office before the year is over. Add these recent developments to what was already a failing administration, buried in the Russian Federation scandal and its own incompetence, and Schwartz may be right: The end may very well be near for Donald Trump's presidency.