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Canadian Sniper Reportedly Breaks Record For Longest Confirmed Kill

The official distance, verified by video footage and other data by military chiefs, registered 3,540 metres - or 2.2 miles. "It is a world record that might never be equalled". Canadian forces in Iraq have been assisting Kurdish fighters battling ISIS, enough so that ISIS has called for retaliatory attacks in Canada. Canada has a reputation among Western military forces for the quality of its sn... [Full Article...]

US Shoots Down Pro-Assad Regime Drone In Syria

It added that a June 8 incident occurred in the same area where another armed pro-regime drone dropped ammunition near Coalition forces before it was shot down . Still, the Pentagon said it had not seen hostile action by Moscow. One official said that the drone was shot down because it was "assessed to be a threat". [Full Article...]

US Senate Healthcare Bill to Cut Back on Medicaid Expansions

US Senate Healthcare Bill to Cut Back on Medicaid Expansions Thousands of Alaskan's health care could be at jeopardy depending what's in the Senate version of the American Health Care Act , but it remains unclear just how many as discussions have been tight-lipped with both democrats and republicans not knowing exactly what's in the bill. [Full Article...]

GOP to Reveal Secret Health Care Bill Today

GOP to Reveal Secret Health Care Bill Today If the bill passes, the House must do one of two things: vote to pass the Senate bill as it is, or go into negotiations with the Senate to get a compromise bill. The Senate bill would also largely maintain Obamacare's premium subsidies structure, but tighten the eligibility criteria starting in 2020. On Monday, Democrats held the Senate floor and gave a series of speeches slamming the process a... [Full Article...]

Stabbing at US airport is an act of terror

The suspected attacker - Amor Ftouhi , a 50-year-old Canadian citizen - allegedly stabbed Neville while shouting " Allahu Akbar ", Arabic for "God is great". Police advised travelers intending to use the airport, which remained closed for most of the day after the attack , to contact their airlines to finalize their travel plans. [Full Article...]

Farmer found dead outside village office

Farmer found dead outside village office Speaking to Asianet News, a distraught Molly said that the village officials held a grudge against Joy and was adamant to not help him, despite the family having all documents related to the land. Kozhikode District Collector UV Jose said Joy's land tax would be accepted on Thursday itself and that strict action would be taken against the officials who were responsible. [Full Article...]

Why do away with re-evaluation, HC asks CBSE

Why do away with re-evaluation, HC asks CBSE Instead, it will be completed within a month. Responding to the growing demand among students for the extension of window for filing online applications, the Central Board of Secondary Education has re-opened the online application process for the verification and obtaining of photocopies of Class XII Board exam. [Full Article...]

Gurgaon gang-rape case: Auto driver who dropped victim before crime detained

Gurgaon gang-rape case: Auto driver who dropped victim before crime detained On Tuesday, three men abducted a 35-year-old woman from near her house in Gurugram district, drove around in a Maruti Suzuki Swift and repeatedly raped the woman for hours. The woman was picked up from Sohna in Gurgaon at 8.45pm on Monday and flung out of the Swift vehicle several hours later, police said. The vehicle in which the act took place has also been recovered.A woman was allegedly gang... [Full Article...]

Marshall trailer: Chadwick Boseman stars in the new biopic

Marshall trailer: Chadwick Boseman stars in the new biopic All heroes have origin stories, and Chadwick Boseman is tackling Thurgood Marshall's . He's played Jackie Robinson in 42 and James Brown in Get On Up , and now Chadwick Boseman is tackling another big figure in history: Thurgood Marshall , the man who went on to become the first African-American Supreme Court Justice of the United States. [Full Article...]

USA state Supreme Court rules dash-cam footage can be made public

USA state Supreme Court rules dash-cam footage can be made public The majority says police mobile vehicle recorders, as a general rule, aren't exempt from public disclosure. The footage may not remain open to the public for long, however, as the Pennsylvania House passed legislation that would explicitly deny public access to police footage through the Right-To-Know law. [Full Article...]

Israel Reduces Gaza's Power Supply Further After the Palestinian Authority Cuts Payment

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and chief Middle East adviser, Jared Kushner , arrived in the region on Wednesday for a daylong visit aimed at restarting long-dormant Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Jason Greenblatt , a top US national security aide met with Netanyahu on Tuesday, a few hours after his announcement about work starting at the site of the new settlement. [Full Article...]

Vermont senators reach deal on legal pot, but fate uncertain

Vermont senators reach deal on legal pot, but fate uncertain They instead endorsed a more modest Senate effort to adjust the referendum law. "People will drive to New Hampshire to save six-and-a-quarter percent on a purchase, you think they will walk past their neighborhood dealer that they've been buying from for years and drive two towns over to get to a market?" Rep. [Full Article...]

Ohio State fan mows Script Ohio into neighbor's lawn

Now that Jim Harbaugh is the head coach in Ann Arbor, I would assume that MI would start winning some - but so far he is 0-2 against the Buckeyes. Apparently, Higgins' neighbor asked him to watch his lawn for the week while he went away on vacation. [Full Article...]

US Senate Republicans to Unveil New Healthcare Bill

The Senate bill would also repeal all of the Obamacare-related taxes with the exception of the Cadillac tax on generous health plans. A Reuters/Ipsos poll found almost 60 percent of adults believed the House bill would make insurance costlier for low-income Americans and people with pre-existing conditions . [Full Article...]

Alzheimer's Association observes The Longest Day

Alzheimer's Association observes The Longest Day Alzheimer's Disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, with more than one hundred and forty thousand people living with it in Virginia alone. Wednesday morning, White Oak Lavender Farm will donate $2 from every online order to the Alzheimer's Association. "We want the community to understand five million Americans have this disease and it's serious". [Full Article...]

Johnson ready for break after Open flop

Johnson ready for break after Open flop The top two ranked players in the world , defending champion Dustin Johnson and 2011 US Open victor Rory McIlroy , also failed to make the cut. The closest he's been to this sort of big-tournament pressure was in March, when he went toe-to-toe with Dustin Johnson at a World Golf Championship in Mexico. [Full Article...]

Senators worry about rush over healthcare bill ahead of release

McConnell also confirmed that a final vote could come as early as next week, despite skepticism from moderate and conservatives senators as well as complaints from rank-and-file legislators about the leadership's lack of transparency regarding the bill. [Full Article...]

Confed Cup: Mexico Overcome 'Stubborn' New Zealand, Go Atop Group A

Mexico came from behind and ended with a 2-2 draw, and the result showed that Mexico is capable of competing with top talent at this tournament . Mexico head coach Juan Carlos Osorio apologised for losing his temper during the match. With the Kiwis' tails up, Wood could have grabbed a second when he again got in behind the defence, but failed to control the ball as they took a one-g... [Full Article...]

US Should Not Brace for China on NKorea — George Mitchell

Warmbier was detained in January 2016 while visiting North Korea at the end of a five-day tour. "At some point after being sentenced to 16 years of hard labor, from what we know, Otto suffered a severe brain injury", Portman told the Senate. [Full Article...]

Thousands stretch and pose for International Yoga Day

Thousands stretch and pose for International Yoga Day Also on Twitter , on Thursday, the Congress leader said he's been doing yoga for as long as 40 years now, and stressed that he only began after thorough consultation with a "vaid" (an Ayurvedic specialist) and a " yoga expert". Over 1,200 yoga enthusiasts in South Africa's Soweto township on Wednesday got their first taste of yoga when they performed various " asanas " at an event on the... [Full Article...]


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