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World News Accountability court rejects Sharifs' objections on NAB supplementary reference
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Talking to media outside the accountability court, Nawaz Sharif said, "These days, every court is hearing a case against me, may it be the NAB court, the accountability court or the Supreme Court". Earlier, an accountability court dismissed objections raised by his counsel on the supplementary reference. The three references against the Sharif family are related to the Flagship Investment Ltd, the Avenfield (London) properties and Jeddah-based Al-Azizia Company and Hill Metal ...

World News Orange passport row: Kerala HC sends notice to Central Govt
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On Monday the Kerala High Court questioned the government's decision. The MEA had revealed its plan to issue a different colour passport for ECR category in Januay end, but no details were shared on the same. Emigration Check is required for passport holders who do not have an education beyond Class 10, have less than taxable income and seek to migrate for employment in countries such as the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Malaysia, Libya, Jordan, Yemen, ...

World News Former HGTV host charged with sexual assault
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The network has since suspended production on the show. She claimed her daughter told her Dionne was touching her buttocks when she woke up in the middle of the night on his couch, according to state police, and then touched her chest and took a photo as he held her shirt up.

World News Toronto cops suspended after consuming marijuana edibles while on duty
Author: 0 Toronto cops suspended after consuming marijuana edibles while on duty

Const. Vito Dominelli and Const. Jamie Young from Toronto's 13 Division were conducting plain-clothed surveillance in the city's north end around 1 a.m. Two cops made a decision to have some fun while on duty so they ingested some marijuana edibles. Surely some of the police officers involved in a raid smoke weed (doesn't everyone?) and took some for their own supply.

World News Seven killed as auto hits land mine in Pakistan
Author: 0 Seven killed as auto hits land mine in Pakistan

The incident occurred in Maqbal Mata Sangar area of upper Kurram Agency bordering Afghanistan, police said. It was unclear whether the victims of the latest attack were Shi'a or Sunni Muslims. Kurram is also among the seven semi-autonomous - and the most impoverished and neglected - regions in Pakistan that form the tribal belt along the Afghan border.

World News Border Patrol training, not wall, is the best solution
Author: 0 Border Patrol training, not wall, is the best solution

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Nina Pruneda says the driver's identity and other details about the case are being withheld at this time. Another said there could have been 200. A second man, Pedro Silva Segura, an accused stash house operator from Laredo , has been arrested on similar charges and is in custody pending trial.

World News Government holds All Party Leaders Meet ahead of Budget Session
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Kumar said the all-party meeting was "fruitful", adding that, "Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged political leaders to ensure success of the budget session". The opposition is set to raise issues of rape and atrocities on women, alleged attacks on the Constitution and constitutional institutions, plight of traders, farm distress and the recent incident of communal violence in Uttar Pradesh .

World News Shopian civilian killings: FIR against Army major disgusting, says BJP
Author: 0 Shopian civilian killings: FIR against Army major disgusting, says BJP

The Army has said that its personnel opened firing in self defence after seven soldiers were injured in stonepelting and there was an attempt to snatch the weapons of a JCO by the mob. Demanding that the FIR registered against the army personnel be withdrawn forthwith, BJP MLA R S Pathania said on Monday that a magisterial probe has already been ordered into the incident and the law should be allowed to take its own course.

World News U.S. classifies data on districts under Taliban’s control
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Majeed Qarar, an Afghan diplomat said that " pressure in pressure out. Does anyone in the world still doubt about Pakistan's terrorist status. Five gunmen attacked an army outpost near one of Afghanistan's main military academies on Monday and 11 soldiers were killed and 15 wounded before the attackers were subdued, the Defence Ministry said.

World News California plastic straw law serves jail time to restaurant workers
Author: 0 California plastic straw law serves jail time to restaurant workers

The proposed ban on handing out straws without being asked will apply only to sit-down restaurants, not fast-food outlets or bars. Calderon said the law would eventually be amended to eliminate the extremely harsh penalties. "What about those little umbrellas that go in drinks, why aren't you criminalizing that?" user @KeithOsmun said. '[The bill] is not ban on plastic straws.

World News Chris Cuomo Calls Out Clinton For Not Firing Staffer Accused Of Harassment
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Per The New York Times , Patti Solis Doyle had "approached Mrs. Clinton and urged that Mr. [Burns] Strider, who was married at the time , be fired", but Clinton "said she did not want to". "My recommendation to the senator was to fire him, and I was overruled ", she said. "I was dismayed when it occurred, but was heartened the young woman came forward, was heard, and had her concerns taken seriously and addressed".

Author: 0 White House aide: Trump wants memo released for 'transparency'

The GOP memo, prepared by staff of Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), reportedly alleges that the FBI used the Steele dossier to renew FISA monitoring of Trump campaign adviser Carter Page without letting the judge who signed off on the order know that the Clinton campaign paid for the latter half of Fusion GPS' investigation with former MI6 operative Christopher Steele.

World News Us Fights for Un Sanctions Against Iran
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This data should also inform the capabilities the USA maintains or is developing for both itself and its worldwide partners to offset the Iranian missile threat. United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231, which formalized the deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in the UN, called upon "Iran not to undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles created to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons", including tests.

World News Peers line up to debate European Union bill
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However, the letter gave no indication as to what changes the United Kingdom will be seeking in the longer term, after reports suggested Prime Minister Theresa May is to postpone a planned speech on her preferred future relationship with the EU.

World News State of the Union Address
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President Donald Trump will give his first State of the Union address this week, and there are some things that Coloradans should be watching for. The president said he does not care about those opposed to his British visit, who include London mayor Sadiq Khan and the opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, amid predictions of large protests .

World News Ahmed Musa says he's happy back in CSKA Moscow
Author: 0 Ahmed Musa says he's happy back in CSKA Moscow

The Foxes paid a club-record £16 million to secure the services of the Nigeria worldwide from CSKA in the summer of 2016, on the back of their unprecedented English Premier League triumph. Musa joined the Foxes from the Russian outfit for £16m in 2016, scoring six goals in 33 games for the Premier League champions. CSKA said Musa will be included in the squad list for the national league and the UEFA Europa League knockout stage.

World News Smith Advocates for Ag Economy at NAFTA Negotiations in Montreal
Author: 0 Smith Advocates for Ag Economy at NAFTA Negotiations in Montreal

The Mexican official said it was still to be decided if the air marshals would fly on just USA -bound flights, Mexico-bound flights, or both. The negotiators were hoping that the talks would end this year before Mexico's presidential election and the US Congress's partial elections.

World News ASEAN role is key for peace, says Kovind
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He said voting in elections is a spiritual rite in a democracy, with every single vote as a sacred offering. President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said the government has initiated different programmes to provide self-employment and enable the youth to fulfil their dreams.

World News Taiwan protests China's new air routes over Strait
Author: 0 Taiwan protests China's new air routes over Strait

The airline apologised to customers and said it was providing free refunds and rebooking for anyone booked on the now-cancelled flights. Taipei has suggested that its citizens on the mainland use Taiwanese airlines or transfer in Hong Kong or Macau after Chinese carriers had to cancel flights.

World News Saudi Prince Released After Being Detained In Hotel For Months
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They are believed to have been transferred to prison from the Ritz-Carlton, which will reopen to the public next month. The government, however, has not named those detained nor discussed the allegations against them. While there was speculation in the early days of the purge that whole companies would be seized and there would be mass liquidations of assets to pay the state, these things do not appear to have happened.

World News Mpls. Police: 2 People with Man Holed Up in Hotel Room
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The university's Recreation and Wellness Center, Scholars Walk and Beacon Street between Walnut and Harvard streets and the parking lot directly north of the hotel remain closed until further notice. Both University of Minnesota and Minneapolis Police were present at the scene Monday. Police say the man has refused to come out of the room. Minneapolis police say the incident, which they're describing as a standoff with a person in a room, started at about midnight.

World News Turkish forces target strategic hill near Afrin
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Protesters also rallied in Paris over the weekend to denounce the Turkish military offensive in Afrin. In reaction to the offensive, the Kurds have said they will not attend peace talks aimed at resolving Syria's nearly seven-year civil war to be held Tuesday in the Russian city of Sochi.

World News Ex-Catalan chief seeking immunity for leadership vote
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Carles Puigdemont, who fled to Belgium following a controversial declaration of independence for Catalonia a year ago, asked Catalonia's parliament on Monday to guarantee his position as a member of the chamber so that he could avoid arrest over charges of rebellion and sedition.

Author: 0 Bank of America (BAC) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows

Gridsum Holding Inc. (NASDAQ:GSUM) has 0.00% since January 26, 2017 and is. The firm has "Sector Outperform" rating given on Thursday, October 8 by Howard Weil. MIZELL STEVEN had sold 8,100 shares worth $966,720. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q3 2017. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.92%.

World News Missouri Republican Senate candidate calls feminists 'career obsessed banshees'
Author: 0 Missouri Republican Senate candidate calls feminists 'career obsessed banshees'

He also makes fun of Hillary Clinton , because why not. Sykes posted the remarks on his Facebook page this week; the Post-Dispatch originally reported on them in September . The newspaper wrote that Sykes sent them the document after declining to do a follow-up interview. He praised Breitbart News, took shots at "Big Media", Muslims, and feminists, and said the city of Detroit was "crawling with uneducated people who can't read a breakfast menu".

World News North Korea Says Trump's 'America First' Will End US 'Empire of Evils'
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But she also suggested North Korean leader Kim Jong-un had a personal interest in sending a delegation to the February 9-25 Games in South Korea's alpine town of PyeongChang. On 2 January, Trump boasted about the size of his "nuclear button" saying it was "much bigger and more powerful" than Kim's. North Korea's military is cutting back on winter drills this year, a sign that punishing global sanctions over its nuclear weapons program may be having an effect on the country's economy, ...

World News Snow Expected This Week
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The Winter Weather Advisory is also in effect for the southwest Virginia counties of Wise, Dickenson, Buchanan, Russell, Smyth, Tazewell, Grayson and Washington. Some will see less than that, but some spots may see closer to 4 inches as well. "It's not going to be a lot of snow, and it's going to fall primarily overnight tonight", said KDKA Chief Meteorologist Jeff Verszyla.

World News Which President Trump Will Show Up to the State of the Union?
Author: 0 Which President Trump Will Show Up to the State of the Union?

Martin Luther King, announced he wouldn't attend the speech on MSNBC after reports of Trump's "s--hole" comments. No natural orator, President Donald Trump has nonetheless shown at times that he can deliver a powerful speech that effectively outlines his vision, strikes an emotional chord and moves commentators to declare that he, at last, looks and sounds presidential.

World News Acting FBI director Andrew McCabe resigns
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The FBI's deputy director has abruptly resigned from his post just weeks before he was due to retire. "We don't have any specific comments", Sanders said . McCabe's wife, Jill McCabe , a pediatrician, ran for state senate in Virginia in 2015 as a Democrat , pledging to "devote herself to ensuring that your interests come first".

World News How Guardiola Reacted After Horror Tackle On Leroy Sane
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They lost their unbeaten league record in a 4-3 loss at Liverpool on January 14 after Guardiola scotched suggestions they might be able to go through the domestic season undefeated.Asked again on Sunday if City could claim the quadruuple, he said: "No".

World News Russell Hume meat recall based on 'use-by-date processes'
Author: 0 Russell Hume meat recall based on 'use-by-date processes'

Jason Feeney, chief executive officer of the Food Standards Agency, said: "We don't take decisions to stop production, instigate product recalls or withdrawals lightly". According to multiple reports, Russell Hume has given only one statement on the matter, saying: "The recall was a precautionary measure because of mislabelling".

World News Govt working to double farmers income: President
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The call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet theme came in the speech of President Ram Nath Kovind to members of both the Houses of Parliament in his customary address at the start of the Budget Session, his first after assuming office in July past year.

World News India has 21 million 'unwanted' girls
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Many parents are opting to have more children till they have the desired number of sons, which the survey calls the son "meta" preference, and suggests that while it avoids sex-selective abortion, it can still hurt female children by reducing the resources available to them.

World News Outside the nest: State of the Union
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Trump will likely spend time highlighting the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act-his major legislative win during his first year in office-along with improvements in the unemployment rate, GDP growth, and the US stock market . The official demurred when asked if the speech will get into specifics on infrastructure, adding that "accompanying materials to flesh out various aspects of the speech" will be sent afterward.