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Khan, who will be sworn in on Saturday, has yet to announce his cabinet. Will a new dawn for Pakistan mean a shift in relations with India? Imran Khan has this privilege due to a fallout among opposition parties. The army and Khan have denied the claims. "You had said that if rigging in 2013 elections would be proven, Nawaz Sharif's government should resign". Khan shot back that he had "struggled 22 years" to become premier.
  • FBI Fires Agent Peter Strzok Over Anti-Trump Text Messages

    FBI Fires Agent Peter Strzok Over Anti-Trump Text Messages

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    House Republicans grilled Strzok for hours last month as they argued that the text messages with Page coloured the outcome of the Clinton email investigation and undercut the FBI's investigation into Russian election interference. Strzok, a 22-year veteran of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, had already been a frequent target of President Trump's Twitter tirades. Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page arrives for a House committee deposition, one day after the session involving Strzok.
  • Russia, Iran, 3 others agree on Caspian Sea status, but not borders

    Russia, Iran, 3 others agree on Caspian Sea status, but not borders

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    But the issue of how the contentious seabed - which contains a plethora of rich oil fields - will be delineated between the countries will still need further negotiation. At stake are the Caspian's vast oil and gas reserves. It's estimated there are 50 billion barrels of oil and almost 8.4 trillion cubic metres of natural gas beneath its seabed.
  • Third night of anti-government protests in Romania

    Third night of anti-government protests in Romania

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    Over 400 people received medical care at the square that night and two gendarmes were attacked, it said. Around 30 police were also injured, 11 of whom were taken to hospital. Three journalists also said they were roughed up by police. "We want to see modern roads and schools and above all to not have to pay bribes to the left and right", added Ileana who, like her husband, works in the Alicante region.
  • Afghanistan says Taliban attack on Ghazni repulsed

    Afghanistan says Taliban attack on Ghazni repulsed

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    The main highway through Ghazni , the Kabul-Kandahar highway - has also been closed to traffic by the Taliban for days - which has affected hundreds of motorists. Earlier, residents described heavy gunfire ringing out and a government building set on fire. "Overall, the situation is under our control in Ghazni , and the problems are not that serious", Najib Danish, spokesman for the Ministry of Interior, said at a news conference.
  • Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation Hearings Will Start in September

    Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation Hearings Will Start in September

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    He further touted the nominee as a mainstream judge with a record of "applying the law as it is written". "Judge Kavanaugh looks forward to addressing the Judiciary Committee in public hearings for the American people to view", White House spokesman Raj Shah said in a statement Friday following the announcement.
  • Chamisa Successfully Files Court Papers

    Chamisa Successfully Files Court Papers

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    By narrowly winning more than 50% of the vote Mr Mnangagwa avoided a run-off election against Mr Chamisa. Advocate Thabani Mpofu, head of a legal team that is mounting the MDC Constitutional Court petition, vowed Wednesday "the poll challenge is going ahead, prepared, clear and convincing".
  • Claim: Top College Questioned Applicant for Following Alex Jones on Twitter

    Claim: Top College Questioned Applicant for Following Alex Jones on Twitter

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    The missing content comes as the social media giant stands by its decision to continue hosting Jones' posts, despite Apple , Spotify and Facebook banning him from their sites. "We strongly support all points of view being represented on the App Store, as long as the apps are respectful to users with differing opinions, and follow our clear guidelines, ensuring the App Store is a safe marketplace for all", the company's statement said.
  • Indonesia's Lombok hit by another strong quake

    Indonesia's Lombok hit by another strong quake

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    The death toll from Sunday's devastating quake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has risen to 347, according to the state-run Antara news agency . I visited villages yesterday that were completely collapsed. Witnesses saw in the provincial capital Mataram people injured by the tremor and a hospital moved patients outside.
  • Trump 2020 to sell 'Space Force' merch

    Trump 2020 to sell 'Space Force' merch

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    In fact, he originally coined the term as a joke before directing the Pentagon in June to immediately begin working on the creation of the new branch. While these events may not represent a coherent plan by an adversary to militarize space, Pence argued that they represent a situation where United States adversaries like China and Russian Federation have already made space what he termed a warfighting domain.
  • North Korea chides USA for following ‘outdated acting script’

    North Korea chides USA for following ‘outdated acting script’

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    But it accused unidentified high-level USA officials of "going against the intention of President Trump " by 'making baseless allegations against us and making desperate attempts at intensifying the worldwide sanctions and pressure'. The frustration expressed by North Korea points to a fundamental disagreement between the two parties as to the timeline and progress of implementing what was agreed by Kim and Trump.
  • Four Killed In Canada Shooting

    Four Killed In Canada Shooting

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    Bill Henwood, whose funeral business is located inside the cordoned off area on Brookside Drive, said people sat in their cars or were just standing near the blockade of police and fire vehicles "hanging tight and waiting for word" for news.
  • Boris Johnson's burqa remarks offensive, says Foreign Office minister

    Boris Johnson's burqa remarks offensive, says Foreign Office minister

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    The outrage follows a newspaper article in which Mr Johnson said he did not want the full-face veil and gown donned by some Muslim women to be banned in Britain but the outfit was "ridiculous" and "weird". It is "oppressive... to expect women to cover their faces", he says. Tory peer Sayeeda Hussain Warsi, a former party chair and diplomat, accused Johnson of adopting the "dog-whistle" tactics of right-wing firebrand Steve Bannon, US President Donald Trump's former top aide.
  • Council powerless to remove Pres. Trump star from Walk of Fame

    Council powerless to remove Pres. Trump star from Walk of Fame

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    Yesterday, the West Hollywood City Council actually voted in favor of removing the president's star! "The West Hollywood City Council did not pass the resolution because Donald Trump is a conservative or a Republican". Patricia Cox, a witness, told CNN affiliate KCAL/KCBS that she saw a man "going to town" on the ground "like it was his business just to be tearing up the ground", she said.
  • Pence: Space Force military branch to be established by 2020

    Pence: Space Force military branch to be established by 2020

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    It's not clear whether that independent operation will continue and, if so, how these activities will be coordinated with those of the space force. For years, some members of Congress and military leaders have been warning that space is no longer a peaceful sanctuary, but a war fighting domain that needs more attention and resources.
  • Congressman defiant after insider trading indictment

    Congressman defiant after insider trading indictment

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    The company developed a drug meant to treat Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis. It had the potential to be a big moneymaker for the company since there aren't many treatments available for the disease. The Daily Beast reported that nearly 30 per cent of Innate was owned by Collins or his associates including his two children, four campaign donors, and his chief of staff, and six Republican congressman.
  • Baby's body pulled from water near Brooklyn Bridge

    Baby's body pulled from water near Brooklyn Bridge

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    Diana Campbell, of Stillwater, Oklahoma, first noticed the baby around 4 p.m. Sunday. The Campbells had just returned from a ferry ride to the Statue of Liberty with their two sons and a niece when they saw the child. It was just after 4 p.m. on a hot, sunny Sunday in NY when cops "climbed over a safety railing and picked up the infant, then brought him to the pedestrian walkway".
  • Dispute between Canada and Saudi Arabia escalates amid asset sell off

    Dispute between Canada and Saudi Arabia escalates amid asset sell off

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    But if this was an attempt by Saudi Arabia to push down Canadian markets, the move had limited success. The man was convicted of robbing her home, attempted rape and stealing firearms and ammunition. A diplomatic spat between Canada and Saudi Arabia shows no sign of abating after Riyadh ordered thousands of Saudi students in Canada to leave the country .
  • Rand Paul delivered a letter to Vladimir Putin from Donald Trump

    Rand Paul delivered a letter to Vladimir Putin from Donald Trump

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    CNN host Alisyn Camerota led off with Trump's "performance" in Helsinki at his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin . The White House has neither confirmed nor denied the authenticity of the document, except to state that President Trump did not receive any written suggestions from Putin in Helsinki.
  • Growing Mendocino Complex Fires Prompt More Evacuations

    Growing Mendocino Complex Fires Prompt More Evacuations

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    This year the California wildfire season is more destructive than in years past, burning about 290,000 acres (117,300 hectares), more than 2X the 5-year average over that same frame, according to CalFire. A new report says the first firefighter, a California bulldozer operator, almost slipped off a steep mountain trail three times before his vehicle finally rolled into a ravine and fatally crushed him.
  • Thousands mourn as revered veteran Tamil Nadu leader Karunanidhi dies

    Thousands mourn as revered veteran Tamil Nadu leader Karunanidhi dies

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    Karunanidhi, one of India's longest-serving politicians, died in a Chennai hospital on Tuesday (Aug 7) at the age of 94, triggering an outpouring of grief in Tamil Nadu . A school dropout, he made his name as a successful scriptwriter in Tamil films. The DMK president passed away at 6.10 pm. After a health scare, the doctors extended his period of hospitalisation due to age-related overall decline in his general health, altered liver functions and haematological parameters.
  • Manafort Trial: Gates Explains How They Concealed Income

    Manafort Trial: Gates Explains How They Concealed Income

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    The testimony is poised to pack even more drama into the courtroom than the 78 minutes Gates was on the witness stand a day earlier, as Manafort's defense team will get the chance to cross-examine Gates - and they've made clear the crux of their defense will be to blame Gates for Manafort's alleged crimes.
  • Saudia suspends flights to Canada, escalating diplomatic spat

    Saudia suspends flights to Canada, escalating diplomatic spat

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    Since Monday social media has been saturated by the surprising news that Saudi Arabia chose to expel the Canadian ambassador , along with freezing trade and investment ties with Canada. "Canada will always stand up for the protection of human rights, including women's rights and freedom of expression around the world". Prince Mohammed, heir to the region's most powerful throne, has introduced a string of reforms such as lifting a decades-long ban on women drivers in a bid to overhaul the ...
  • Manafort trial: Star witness testifies against ex-Trump aide

    Manafort trial: Star witness testifies against ex-Trump aide

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    Speaking at Manafort's trial late that afternoon, Gates bluntly answered the prosecutor's questions. Attorneys representing Manafort have built their defense argument around Gates, painting him as the true culprit behind their client's alleged crimes and asserting that Manafort's only mistake was "placing his trust in the wrong person", referring to Gates.
  • Mother accused of killing daughter by throwing her into Hillsborough River

    Mother accused of killing daughter by throwing her into Hillsborough River

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    Police responded to the bridge on West Columbus Drive around 4 p.m. Thursday after witnesses reported seeing a woman wade into the water and throw a child into the river. Denson had recently sought help for her daughter who she said was on the autism spectrum. ". they felt paralyzed by the whole thing". He said he saw crews pull the girl's "lifeless" body from the river.