Deadliest Kashmir militant assault on troops

Deadliest Kashmir militant assault on troops

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe blast took place on a heavily guarded highway At least 40 Indian paramilitary police have been killed in a bomb attack by militants on their convoy in Indian-administered Kashmir. Police told the BBC that a car filled with explosives had rammed a bus carrying the troops…

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Trump ‘to notify emergency’ over wall

Trump 'to notify emergency' over wall

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSenator McConnell supports the president; Speaker Pelosi warns it sets a dangerous precedent US President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency to fund his planned border wall with Mexico, the White House says. He is to sign a border security bill to avert a government shutdown…

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Teacher took photos of scholars’ cleavages

Teacher took photos of scholars’ cleavages

Image copyright Reuters Canada's top court has found a teacher guilty of voyeurism for taking pictures of his teenage students' cleavage. Ryan Jarvis, who filmed his students using a camera pen, had been acquitted by two lower courts. In his first trial, the judge ruled it could not be proved the photos were taken for…

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Narcissus fresco uncovered in Pompeii

Narcissus fresco uncovered in Pompeii

Image copyright EPA Image caption The fresco is in a room found to be littered with artwork and designs Archaeologists in Pompeii have announced their latest find on Valentine's Day - a fresco of Narcissus, who loved only himself. Pompeii, an ancient Roman city in Italy, was buried under volcanic ash when Mount Vesuvius erupted…

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Trump’s prison honorable peculiar bewitch confirmed

Trump's prison honorable peculiar bewitch confirmed

Image copyright Reuters The US Senate has voted 54-45 confirming President Donald Trump's attorney general pick William Barr to serve in the role for a second time. Nearly every Republican and three Democrats voted to confirm Mr Barr, who will head the politically independent US Justice Department. As the nation's top law official, Mr Barr…

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Chernobyl: The halt of a three-decade experiment

Chernobyl: The halt of a three-decade experiment

Since the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986, an exclusion zone of more than 4,000 square kilometres has been abandoned. That could be about to change, as Victoria Gill discovered during a week-long trip to the zone. "This place is more than half of my life," says Gennady Laptev. The broad-shouldered Ukrainian…

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Smart Cat Shelter Uses AI To Let Strays Inside, Keep Dogs Out

IBM Claims Giant Leap forward in Deep Finding out

“China’s most sensible seek engine corporate Baidu made a wise cat safe haven in Beijing that uses AI to verify when a cat is approaching and open its door,” writes Slashdot reader AmiMoJo. “The cat shelter is heated and also offers cats food and water.” Mashable reviews: It can correctly …

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Trump ex-aide lied to prosecutors

Trump ex-aide lied to prosecutors

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Paul Manafort was found guilty of multiple fraud charges in 2018 Donald Trump's former election campaign chief Paul Manafort breached his plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller by lying to prosecutors, a US judge says. US District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that Manafort "made multiple false…

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Contented couples sue Japan over marriage rights

Contented couples sue Japan over marriage rights

Image copyright Ai Nakajima Image caption Ai Nakajima and Tina Baumann are married in Germany, but Japan doesn't recognise that Thirteen same-sex couples across Japan are taking legal action on Thursday against the government, demanding the right to get married. They are suing for symbolic damages arguing that being barred from marriage violates their constitutional…

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MPs living to debate Brexit subsequent steps

MPs living to debate Brexit subsequent steps

Image copyright PA MPs are to debate and vote on the next steps in the Brexit process later, as Theresa May continues to try to get a deal through Parliament. A series of amendments - designed to change the direction of Brexit - will be considered in the debate, which is expected to be a…

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