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Islamic State claims Las Vegas shooting

Islamic State claims Las Vegas shooting

USA president Donald Trump said he did not know whether Stephen Paddock , the gunman behind the deadliest gun attack in modern U.S. history, was linked to the Islamic State group. It turned out to be a botched robbery by a heavily indebted Filipino gambling addict. The Associated Press reported the IS claim, but noted the group provided no evidence of a link.


IAF ready to undertake full spectrum of air ops: BS Dhanoa

IAF ready to undertake full spectrum of air ops: BS Dhanoa

He also asserted that IAF only needs 42 squadrons to carry out full spectrum of operations in case of two front war and the requirement will be fulfilled by 2032. "However, their (Chinese) forces in Chumbi valley are still deployed", Dhanoa said. He added, "Our capability is adequate to battle any threat from China - and that the Indian Air Force has a "Plan B" intact to cater for the shortage of strength if such a situation were to arise".


Robbers dig 600-meter tunnel in Sao Paulo

Robbers dig 600-meter tunnel in Sao Paulo

The tunnel led to the main vault of the national bank, which according to reports has $317 million. The Sao Paulo state Public Safety Department said in a statement that agents had been monitoring the gang for three months but only discovered the tunnel on Monday.



European Union orders Amazon to pay EUR250 million in back taxes to Luxembourg

Vestager said that US online retailer Amazon had unfairly profited from special low tax conditions since 2003 in tiny Luxembourg, where its European headquarters are based. Both Luxembourg and Amazon have long denied wrongdoing and are likely to appeal. While there are no fines under European Union law, the commission ordered Luxembourg to reclaim the difference between what the company paid in taxes and what it would have been liable to pay without the tax break.


Report due into Sir Edward Heath investigation

Report due into Sir Edward Heath investigation

Heath died at his home in Salisbury in July 2005 aged 89, which means the claims against him can not be heard at trial and prosecutors can not say whether or not they would have brought charges. The Acting Dean of Salisbury, Canon Edward Probert, said that the report was likely to raise issues for people who might or might not be directly associated with this particular investigation.


Amit Shah to join yatra through CPI(M) hotbed in Kannur today

Amit Shah to join yatra through CPI(M) hotbed in Kannur today

The march is meant to protest against the ruling CPM's alleged use of violence against BJP workers in the state. While some state leaders said Shah's programme has been cancelled, others said he might join the public meeting scheduled to take place this evening.