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PM Nawaz put country on path of development, prosperity: Barjees

PM Nawaz put country on path of development, prosperity: Barjees

The Pakistan Supreme Court was hearing the case for the fourth consecutive day, after a report was submitted by the Joint Investigation Team (JIT). On the other hand, Lahore Deputy Mayor Waseem ...

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Sunday Morning Weather: Brighter Day

Sunday Morning Weather: Brighter Day

The Atlantic high will move a little east on Sunday, so there will be a better chance for showers and storms on Sunday afternoon. Storms could be strong to severe with gusty winds and heavy rain. No t...

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Navy rescues two more jumbos from sea

Navy rescues two more jumbos from sea

Sri Lanka Navy today came to the rescue of two more elephants that were swept out to the sea. They were towed back to shallow water unharmed.The video shows the animals struggling to keep their tru...

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SL name Test squad for India

SL name Test squad for India

Wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha was unbeaten on 36 while all-rounder Hardik Pandya could manage 11 runs before both the teams chose to wrap up the proceedings. Dhananjaya, a batting allrounder, r...

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Again, Multiple Blasts Rock Borno IDP Camps, Many Feared Dead

Again, Multiple Blasts Rock Borno IDP Camps, Many Feared Dead

In a related incident at Dalori 2 IDP camp, a suicide bomber was intercepted and neutralized. Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers have again struck in Maiduguri , Borno capital, reports said. ...

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Major police operation under way in Schaffhausen, five injured

Major police operation under way in Schaffhausen, five injured

The man with the machete is said to be on the run and people are being barricaded into shops. SRF News reports parts of the old town are sealed off due to a " special situation ", citing police....

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Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspends six Congress MPs

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspends six Congress MPs

A united opposition chose to stage a dharna on Tuesday in protest against the Speaker's order. The members from the Congress party trooped into the well of the House shouting and agitating and f...

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Iran calls for release of citizens detained in US

Iran calls for release of citizens detained in US

President Donald Trump warned of "new and serious consequences" unless U.S. nationals held in the Islamic republic were released. Trump said Iran would face "new and serious consequences" if the thr...

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White House Sends Mixed Signals On Replacing Obamacare

White House Sends Mixed Signals On Replacing Obamacare

He blamed the current impasse on poor planning by Republican lawmakers in large part because GOP power brokers didn't expect Donald Trump to capture the presidency. Trump said his plan was to "let...

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Health care: Get back in there and fix this mess

Health care: Get back in there and fix this mess

For critics of the GOP's tax-cutting obsession, said Jacob Leibenluft of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, this episode underscores "the importance of making clear the trade-offs of Repub...

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Donald Trump goes on another epic Twitter rant following Sessions' news

Donald Trump goes on another epic Twitter rant following Sessions' news

Congressional lawmakers say eldest son and his former campaign chairman won't be forced to testify publicly next week as part of the Russian Federation election meddling investigation. Trump has deno...

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Sushma Swaraj Hints Fresh Information May Surface On Kidnapped Indians In Mosul

Sushma Swaraj Hints Fresh Information May Surface On Kidnapped Indians In Mosul

Al-Jaafari's visit to India from July 24 to July 28 comes two weeks after Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced liberation of Mosul, the second biggest city in his country, from the IS, marki...

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Ryanair says to cut fares sharply in coming months

Ryanair says to cut fares sharply in coming months

Ryanair notes the results are flattered by the fact that Easter fell in April this year, skewing comparisons with 2016, when it was in March. Chief financial officer Neil Sorahan confirmed that it h...

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US President Donald Trump can't stop tweeting about his power to 'pardon'

US President Donald Trump can't stop tweeting about his power to 'pardon'

The New York Times similarly reported that Trump's lawyers were discussing how to inhibit the criminal probe. Donald Trump Jr. and former campaign chairman Paul Manafort are discussing under...

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CBO: The Senate's Latest Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million Uninsured

CBO: The Senate's Latest Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million Uninsured

Mike Rounds, R-S.D., said the Senate needed to advance the motion to proceed to debate and then move on to any legislation "that we have 50 votes for". Moderate Susan Collins of ME said she contin...

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Dems: GOP's Anti-Abortion Provisions in Health Bill in Jeopardy

Dems: GOP's Anti-Abortion Provisions in Health Bill in Jeopardy

But the CBO report lays out what the potential long-term effects of repeal without replacement would be. While that bill - originally introduced in the House by current Health and Human Services...

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Trump Blames Republicans For Not Protecting Their President

Trump Blames Republicans For Not Protecting Their President

Democrats did not escape Trump's twitter rantings as he turned his attention for a moment to the ongoing investigation into Russian Federation meddling in the presidential election. Trump also could h...

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Princess Charlotte performs her first curtsey. Nails it

Princess Charlotte performs her first curtsey. Nails it

The 35-year-old looked stylish in a simple blue and white striped T-shirt, which is believed to be from one of her go-to British high-street brands, J Crew. We already knew that this tiny royal was ...

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Trump turns up the heat on Senate Republicans over health care bill

Trump turns up the heat on Senate Republicans over health care bill

Trump also joked with one Republican senator about his opposition to the bill. Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski and Shelley Moore Capito - declared they would not support a motion to proceed to a vot...

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If Trump loses on Obamacare, tax reform gets harder

If Trump loses on Obamacare, tax reform gets harder

The first Senate GOP Obamacare repeal plan would cause 22 million more Americans to be uninsured. If "repeal-and-replace" can't pass, McConnell said he would revive the " repeal now, replace l...

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Cute! Prince George all smiles in official photo to mark fourth birthday

Cute! Prince George all smiles in official photo to mark fourth birthday

Prince William and Kate Middleton wave after a friendly competition between Cambridge and Heidelberg rowers on the Neckar river, in Heidelberg, Germany . William and Kate were given the culinar...

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A chance for a new beginning on health care reform

A chance for a new beginning on health care reform

Senators were set to leave for the weekend Thursday afternoon after a demoralizing week of fruitless negotiations, capped by news that one of their most prominent colleagues, Senator John McCain ...

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Polish president takes unexpected U-turn on controversial judiciary reform

Polish president takes unexpected U-turn on controversial judiciary reform

The bill passed parliament 55-23 in a late Friday-night session that finished at 2 a.m. local time, but the reforms required presidential approval. The changes have also set Poland's right-wing gove...

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Amid Russia Probe: Russian Ambassador to US Ends His Term

Amid Russia Probe: Russian Ambassador to US Ends His Term

He is expected to be succeeded by Deputy Foreign Minister Anatoly Antonov. The Russian government denies any interference in the U.S. election, and Mr Trump has decried any accusations of collusion ...

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Emre Can is in contract talks with Liverpool

Emre Can is in contract talks with Liverpool

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has revealed ongoing "good talks" with midfielder Emre Can regarding a contract extension. You can imagine we're involved in talks and we all feel good and confident...

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New Trump communications chief vows to 'stop those leaks'

New Trump communications chief vows to 'stop those leaks'

President has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us.FAKE NEWS" he tweeted . Scaramucci said Trump only tweeted about the issue of pardons in rea...

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Trump Atty: Pardons 'Not On The Table' Because 'There's Nothing To Pardon'

Trump Atty: Pardons 'Not On The Table' Because 'There's Nothing To Pardon'

Intelligence agencies think Russian Federation tried to help Mr Trump to power. On Thursday, The Washington Post reported that President Trump is looking into how presidential pardons work w...

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Kerala High Court rejects actor Dileep's bail plea

Kerala High Court rejects actor Dileep's bail plea

Last month, Dileep was questioned for close to 13 hours after the claimed that he and his director friend Nadirshah were being blackmailed for 1.5 crore by the kidnappers that incuded Pulsar Suni, the...

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Jerusalem: Israel installs security cameras at holy site

He added that Israel was attempting to impose a new reality in East Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the third holiest site of the Muslims. Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump's special en...

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Democrats seek to unify under a new economic agenda

Democrats seek to unify under a new economic agenda

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) made a surprising criticism of Hillary Clinton during an interview with The Washington Post previewing the party's new economic agenda called "A Bet...

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Scaramucci: I'm Going to Fire Any White House Leakers

He's super focused on cleaning out all the deregulation - all the unnecessary regulation in the United States. I've seen this guy throw a dead spiral through a tire. "Absolutely", Franken replied. "...

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Boris Johnson jokes traditional Maori greeting could start Glasgow pub fight

Boris Johnson jokes traditional Maori greeting could start Glasgow pub fight

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (centre) arrives at Takahanga Marae in Kaikoura about 9am on Monday with Civil Defence minister Nathan Guy (right). Johnson was described by the New Zealand me...

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Cloudy, chance of showers and thunderstorms — TODAY'S FORECAST

Cloudy, chance of showers and thunderstorms — TODAY'S FORECAST

Highs will be around 80 and lows in the 60s. Cloudy, with a low around 71. Northwest wind 3 to 6 miles per hour. Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Wednesday night will see the odds of ...

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Veteran Indian space scientist UR Rao dead

Veteran Indian space scientist UR Rao dead

Rao was born in Udupi, Karnataka. We take a look at the story of one of the main architects of India's space programme. In the late 60s and 70s, Rao was working on satellite payloads and development o...

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Jordan Spieth fights back from the abyss to take the Open

Kuchar, starting the round two strokes behind Spieth, could never quite catch him. Although he soon moved two ahead again, he was playing some wayward stuff off the tee in particular and catastrophe a...

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Blast Rocks Kabul City Close to Mohaqiq's House

Blast Rocks Kabul City Close to Mohaqiq's House

No group including the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the blast yet. A blast happened early Monday in PD6 of Kabul city close to the home of Mohammad Mohaqiq, Second Deputy of CEO Abdullah ...

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Scaramucci Says He And Trump Talked About Pardons In Oval Office Meeting

In six months in power, the Trump White House has been bedevilled by leaks. Scaramucci also praised former MA governor Mitt Romney in 2011 for staying out of the "Trump spectacle" and called former ...

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Construction Worker Found Dead Inside Elevator Shaft In Hell's Kitchen

Construction Worker Found Dead Inside Elevator Shaft In Hell's Kitchen

He was found on top of an elevator auto on the fifth floor of the building, according to authorities. The man, who appeared to have been there for some time, had died at the scene. A spokesperson wi...

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Evacuations in Place as Crews Slow Spread of 210-Acre 'Lost Fire'

Evacuations in Place as Crews Slow Spread of 210-Acre 'Lost Fire'

The fire has a moderate rate of spread, and there are no structural threats at this time. No further details were available. The blaze started around 1:35 p.m.in the area of Highway 330 and Old City...

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White House says open to legislation toughening Russian Federation sanctions

If you're making a billion dollars a year after a very bad financial crisis where 8 million people lost their jobs and small businesses can't get loans, then I think that you shouldn't be feeling put ...

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