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Kashmir Valley peaceful amid curfew, separatist shutdown

Kashmir Valley peaceful amid curfew, separatist shutdown

He also said that the restrictions in Srinagar and other sensitive areas will remain in force as precautionary measures. Yasin Malik along with chairmen of both factions of Hurriyat Conference , Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq , have called for a two-day shutdown in the Valley to protest the killing of the two militants and the use of "brute force" against the protestors.



Trump jump starts search for Federal Bureau of Investigation chief with two interviews

Comey, the FBI's previous director, was ignominiously fired by Trump in early May. . The week after Comey was sacked, reports emerged that Trump had asked Comey to end the agency's investigation into ties between former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russian Federation, according to a source who has seen a memo of the conversation written by Comey.


Trump says will announce decision on Paris climate deal soon

Trump says will announce decision on Paris climate deal soon

Various news outlets have reported that Trump has already made the decision to withdraw. Asked about the Paris climate agreement during a meeting with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, the president said he would be making a decision soon, though he declined to say which way he is leaning.


Feds still committed to Paris Accord, environment minister says

Feds still committed to Paris Accord, environment minister says

Since taking office on January 20, however, Trump has sent contradictory signals on the Paris deal - reflecting the different currents within his administration, on climate change but also on the wider issue of the United States' role in the world and their relation to multilateralism.


One officer fired, one disciplined in Tamir Rice case

One officer fired, one disciplined in Tamir Rice case

Officer Frank Garmback , who was driving the patrol auto when Rice was killed, was suspended for 10 days, officials said . Loehmann shot and killed Tamir on November 22, 2014 outside the Cudell Recreation Center. The decision to fire Loehmann and reprimand Garmback comes more than two years after Rice was killed. A grand jury declined to charge the officers involved.


Families reflect on military service at Phoenix National Cemetery

Families reflect on military service at Phoenix National Cemetery

After a moment of silence, a bugler played taps while the crowd stood in complete silence. President Donald Trump speaks at the Memorial Amphitheater in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 29, 2017 , during a Memorial Day ceremony.