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S. Korea's Cabinet approves intel-sharing pact with Japan

S. Korea's Cabinet approves intel-sharing pact with Japan

South Korea on Tuesday endorsed a bilateral military intelligence pact with Japan at a cabinet meeting despite public and parliamentary opposition. In the absence of an agreement, each country can only access the other's information through the USA, a cumbersome arrangement when North Korea's nuclear and missile capabilities improve with every test.


Thunderstorm in Melbourne causes asthma spike, 2 dead

Thunderstorm in Melbourne causes asthma spike, 2 dead

The effects were felt by asthma sufferers and people with hay fever and pollen allergies. The breakout of " thunderstorm asthma " on Monday night has been described as having put more of a strain on the ambulance service and emergency departments than a mass casualty terror attack.


Demonetisation will eradicate black money collected since Independence: Centre

Demonetisation will eradicate black money collected since Independence: Centre

The Supreme Court rejecting the central government's plea to restrain High Courts and all other subordinate courts from entertaining petitions challenging demonetization is of questionable merit. The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Centre on the PIL by local resident KPT Ganesan to declare the new notes of Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 as "invalid" for using Devanagari numerals since it violates Article 343 of the Constitution which states that "form of numerals to ...


Indian, Pakistani DGMOs speak over border firings

Indian, Pakistani DGMOs speak over border firings

For the fourth time this month, India on Wednesday summoned a senior Pakistani High Commission official in the wake of continued ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. Since 1989, Kashmiris have been fighting Indian forces deployed in the region, seeking independence or a merger of the territory with Pakistan. DGMOs of India and Pakistan spoke on Wednesday at the latter's request for an "unscheduled hotline interaction" during which the ...


The first Thanksgiving was actually a three-day celebration

The first Thanksgiving was actually a three-day celebration

But it should be celebrated with deep respect and consideration for Native American history . Good food, good fellowship and Mama's homemade biscuits. As liberal comedian John Oliver noted past year on his HBO show " Last Week Tonight ", it was really the only influx of refugees in American history that had a significantly detrimental impact on the people already living here.


2 killed, 4 hurt in shooting at Ky. park

2 killed, 4 hurt in shooting at Ky. park

The injuries among those taken to University Hospital were not considered life threating, he said. Mitchell had no information about any suspects or motives. "My thoughts and prayers are with the families of all those impacted by today's violence", he said before asking the public to inform the police if they have any leads.