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Taliban Infiltrates Afghan Base, Kills 140 Soldiers

Photographs of 209 Shaheen Army Corps in Balkh, Afghanistan where Taliban killed more than 140 soldiers and wounded more than 90. The attack lasted for almost six hours, with the insurgents firing guns, throwing grenades and detonating suicide bombs, officials and witnesses said. [Full Article...]

Panama Papers Verdict: PM Nawaz Sharif survives corruption ruling

Panama Papers Verdict: PM Nawaz Sharif survives corruption ruling The court said there was insufficient evidence to remove Sharif from office amid allegations of corruption after a 2016 leak of 11.5 million documents known as the Panama Papers raised questions about his family's wealth. The court late previous year launched an investigation into the Sharif family's offshore wealth after opposition politicians threatened to spark street protests, and followi... [Full Article...]

Saudi king names son as US envoy as ties boosted with Trump

Other decrees issued at the same time appointed one of Salman's sons, Prince Khaled bin Salman, ambassador in Washington and another, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, state minister for energy affairs. Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Egypt grew past year when an agreement between the two countries to transfer ownership of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia was met with protests and lawsuits in Egyp... [Full Article...]

President extends Easter good wishes; asks to remove hatred

Jesus was taken before Pontius Pilate where an angry mob demanded he was crucified for blasphemy. Christians attend mass in church for Easter Sunday, to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Because it falls on a weekend, Easter Monday is usually given as a day off as well. "We have passed through even more hard situations before, and we shall triumph over this too as we remain committed t... [Full Article...]

United Airlines CEO Attempts To Make Things Right Amid PR Nightmare

United Airlines CEO Attempts To Make Things Right Amid PR Nightmare Munoz was widely criticized for two earlier statements , including one in which he described the passenger as "disruptive and belligerent". Then, as Fearns tells it, a United employee rushed onto the aircraft and informed him that he had to get off the plane. [Full Article...]

British PM May says June election result 'not certain'

MPs voted by 522 votes to 13 - with Labour and Lib Dem helping secure the two-thirds majority needed to bring forward the election from 2020. "I believe that at this moment of enormous national significance there should be unity here in Westminster, not division", May said . [Full Article...]

Edmonton police arrest man and woman in dead toddler case

Edmonton police arrest man and woman in dead toddler case A police statement issued Saturday night said the two were arrested without incident in northwest Edmonton earlier in the evening, that they were in police custody, and that charges were pending against both individuals. Police are expected to speak with media at 8:30 p.m. Friday where they will ask for the public's assistance to identify "specific articles of clothing belonging to the toddler", p... [Full Article...]

MPs back May's call for snap election

Britain will go to the polls on June 8 , after MPs cleared the way for an early general election. The UK prime minister, who until very recently opposed holding a referendum, said that the vote is necessary to strengthen her position at the Brexit negotiating table. [Full Article...]

N.Korea detains US citizen; at least 3rd American being held

N.Korea detains US citizen; at least 3rd American being held Kim may be alleged to have done that is not related to his teaching work on the PUST campus". A United States citizen was detained in North Korea Friday, according to the Washington Post . Kim is now the third known American who is under detention in North Korea. Last year, Otto Warmbier, then a 21-year-old University of Virginia student from suburban Cincinnati, was sentenced to 15 years of ... [Full Article...]

Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress This will be a political test for the congressional leadership and also for the president, who marks his 100th day in office on April 29. During an interview on CNN , host Dana Bash noted that the government would begin shutting down on Friday if a stop-gap spending measure was not passed by Congress and signed into law by the president. [Full Article...]

Clippers' Griffin to miss rest of playoffs with toe injury

Clippers' Griffin to miss rest of playoffs with toe injury Shelvin Mack was impossible and invisible on defense. That was the biggest problem for us. "He's guarded point guards before". "He's working hard and trying to get back", Jazz coach Quin Snyder said following his team's practice on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Afghan officials: Gunmen attacked army base, 100 casualties

Afghan officials: Gunmen attacked army base, 100 casualties In the early afternoon on Friday, two army vehicles bearing men in Afghan army uniforms rolled up to the base's gate, claiming to have wounded soldiers in need of urgent medical care. The assailants, holding fake documents, also conducted two suicide bomb blasts inside the base, locating on outskirts of provincial capital of Mazar-i-Sharif and one assailant together with a suicide jacket was captu... [Full Article...]

Black Ferns Sevens through to semis

Black Ferns Sevens through to semis The second was a much closer affair with Kelly Brazier's weave through the Fijiana defence the only try of a tight first half. Earlier, Emilee Cherry celebrated her 100th world series try in the quarter-final victory, becoming only the second player to reach the milestone after New Zealand's Portia Woodman. [Full Article...]

A flash flood watch has been issued for local counties

A flash flood watch has been issued for local counties Sunday. By early Saturday afternoon, the NWS office in Charleston, West Virginia was already reporting flooding along the Wise and Dickenson county line. Showers, which could be heavy at times, are expected to continue to affect sections of central and eastern parishes tonight into Saturday morning. The Meteorological Service of Jamaica has issued a Flash Flood Watch for low-lying and flood-pr... [Full Article...]

TTV Dhinakaran asked to appear before Delhi police on Saturday

Palaniswami, 62, became the chief minister in February after he was propped up as the leader by then AIADMK general secretary Sasikala, just before she was sent to jail. The people of Tamil Nadu were reminded of this adage, made popular by the film Suriyan , as several Ministers are already swallowing their own words uttered against former Chief Minister O. [Full Article...]

Divisions, protests erupt at German nationalist convention

She has sought to establish herself as a financial and economy expert in the party. Frauke Petry, the AfD's public face, shocked supporters on Wednesday by announcing that she would not lead the AfD's campaign for a September 24 federal election. [Full Article...]

HC dismisses AAP's plea to use EVMs with VVPAT in civic polls

The Kejriwal-led party has been looking to wrestle more power in the capital by taking control of the civic bodies from BJP, which they say will allow them to "better govern and develop the city". The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is nearly written off by the people because after the Rajouri Garden elections, it is evident that people have rejected the party. [Full Article...]

One OSCE Staff Killed by Landmine in East Ukraine

One OSCE Staff Killed by Landmine in East Ukraine Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, who also serves as the OSCE's chairman, wrote on Twitter: "Death of colleague is a shock to whole OSCE". The paramedic served as a patrol member of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, assigned to oversee the going-ons in a volatile area rocked by Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian armed forces. [Full Article...]

Arab Teen Stabs Four in Tel Aviv

He then fled outside and stabbed one more person before he was captured by police. "The 18-year-old Palestinian terrorist was detained". The woman's husband chased the attacker out of the hotel. After initial confusion, police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said in a statement that it was an attack and the suspect was being questioned. About 280 Palestinians have lost their lives at the hands of Isra... [Full Article...]

Here's What Trump's 'Buy American, Hire American' Order Means

Here's What Trump's 'Buy American, Hire American' Order Means The order will call on those four federal departments to propose reforms to ensure H-1B visas are awarded to the most skilled or highest paid applicant. Over half-a-dozen pieces of legislation have been introduced (and reintroduced) since January 2017 to curb alleged misuse of the H-1B visa regime from both Democrats and Republicans, including one that has called for higher minimum wage of $1,30,0... [Full Article...]


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