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India promotes Hindu pilgrimage as sign of peace in Kashmir

Asia Pacific Aug 2, 2019

India promotes Hindu pilgrimage as sign of peace in Kashmir

India is pitching a Hindu pilgrimage to a snowy cave shrine in disputed, Muslim-majority Kashmir as evidence of peace in a state marred by decades of armed conflict amid popular resistance to Indian rule. The annual yatra (spiritual journey) to the Amarnath shrine, the hallowed ...

New arms race feared as U.S.-Russia INF nuclear treaty expires

World Aug 2, 2019

New arms race feared as U.S.-Russia INF nuclear treaty expires

A major nuclear arms control pact between the United States and Russia expired on Friday, raising the specter of a new Cold War-style arms race. The move came after U.S. President Donald Trump said last October that he would withdraw the United States from the ...

Cardinals blank Cubs, move into first place

Baseball / MLB Aug 2, 2019

Cardinals blank Cubs, move into first place

Jack Flaherty didn't panic. Instead, the St. Louis Cardinals' right-hander simply stayed the course during a lengthy stretch without a victory. That patience paid off Thursday. Flaherty struck out nine in seven strong innings and catcher Matt Wieters hit a three-run homer as the Cardinals beat ...