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El Paso County Deputy Killed in Shootout Monday

El Paso County Deputy Killed in Shootout Monday

Three El Paso County Sheriff's deputies and a Colorado Springs Police officer were also shot. "We would encourage everyone to keep Deputy Flick's family in their thoughts and prayers as well as the other people who were injured tonight", Kirby said while addressing media.


Khaps not conscience keepers, says Supreme Court

Khaps not conscience keepers, says Supreme Court

It also asked for a ban on " khap panchayats " or self-appointed village courts. "They do not oppose inter-caste or inter-religious alliances but are only against same gotra marriages as they are the conscience keepers", defended khap panchayats' lawyer.


Legislature's plan remains hazy in PA map-redrawing

Legislature's plan remains hazy in PA map-redrawing

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let a court-ordered redrawing of congressional districts in Pennsylvania proceed, raising Democratic hopes that a revamped map might yield them several more seats this fall. The court decision states that the remapping must not offer an unfair advantage to either party, but the appearance of the congressional map will likely be unknown until Wolf signs a new map into law on February 15.


Pak terrorist flees after militants fire outside Srinagar Hospital, kill 2 cops

Pak terrorist flees after militants fire outside Srinagar Hospital, kill 2 cops

Jutt is a former commander in the Lashkar-e-Taiba militant group. The attackers reportedly snatched a carbine rifle from one of the policeman stationed outside the hospital, and resorted to firing. The prisoner's name is Naveed. He was operating in South Kashmir since 7 July, 2012 and was active in north Kashmir's Lolab area for one year before arriving in South Kashmir.


Turkey's worst day yet in Syria offensive: at least 7 soldiers killed

Turkey's worst day yet in Syria offensive: at least 7 soldiers killed

Seven Turkish soldiers were killed in the Afrin offensive on Saturday, according to Turkish reports . The group calls on the global community to help the Syriac Christians. "We are urging our American allies to stop supporting YPG and PYD because now as they say Daesh [ISIL] threat has been eliminated in Syria", said Ibrahim Kalin, the spokesman for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , at a briefing in Istanbul.