• Pakistan foreign minister Khawaja Asif disqualified from parliament: Media reports
Pakistan foreign minister Khawaja Asif disqualified from parliament: Media reports

The court has also ordered the Election Commission of Pakistan to issue a notification of Asif's disqualification as member of the parliament. The ruling by the court was the latest in a series of court decisions that have gone against the PMLN.

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  • John Legend Tried To Pull Kanye West Out Sunken Place And Failed
John Legend Tried To Pull Kanye West Out Sunken Place And Failed

The Tweet certainly can't help boost Legend's record sales or image with his mainstream audience, some of whom share Kanye's love for Trump. "They are loyal to you and respect your opinion", Legend wrote. Proving there was no bad blood between the two , Kanye said: 'I love you John'. I believe in people being able to have their own opinion,...

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  • Turkey condemns terrorist attack on church in Nigeria
Turkey condemns terrorist attack on church in Nigeria

They also burnt down several houses in the community. Vanguard gathered from sources in the affected communities that the death toll could be higher as more bodies were being recovered from communities. The latest killing has sparked up tension around the popular Wurukum area of Makurdi , a development which had made the police to draft its men ...

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  • Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on Trump Travel Ban
Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on Trump Travel Ban

Chief justice John Roberts focused on an entirely different topic in his line of hypothetical questioning: the leeway a president has to protect the United States from imminent danger. does that mean he can't because you would regard that as discrimination against a majority-Muslim country?" he asked. MR. KATYAL :That's exactly what this court...

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  • Publishing Our Internal Enforcement Guidelines and Expanding Our Appeals Process | Facebook Newsroom
Publishing Our Internal Enforcement Guidelines and Expanding Our Appeals Process | Facebook Newsroom

Facebook has long had a "community standards " page on its website, but it was considerably less detailed than the rules released on Tuesday. Facebook is also publishing, for the first time , a copy of the guidelines its 7,500 content reviewers use to help weigh up if a post violates the company's policies and should be removed.

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  • Donors pledge $4.4b for Syria
Donors pledge $4.4b for Syria

The $4bn is lower than the sums raised at a similar conference last year, partly due to a delay in a $1bn USA pledge and continued discussions between the European Union and Turkey over the details of a package agreed two years ago, created to help Turkey handle 3.5 million refugees.

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  • Moon and Kim to meet at military demarcation line
Moon and Kim to meet at military demarcation line

China has welcomed moves by Kim to ease tension over the North's arms programmes, including his summit this week with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Singapore maintains friendly but neutral relations with both North Korea and the United States, and the distance between Pyongyang and the city-state is 4,700 kilometers - well within the range ...

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  • Armenian opposition lacks 13 votes to elect its leader as prime minister
Armenian opposition lacks 13 votes to elect its leader as prime minister

Karen Karapetyan, Armenia's acting prime minister, on Wednesday suggested holding new parliamentary elections to end a political crisis which has gripped the country for nearly two weeks. "Then it became obvious they would succeed, because the pressure on Sargsyan to resign was enormous". Residents of all countries around the world should take...

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  • Documents show Obama praised VA nominee Jackson, supported promotion 'immediately'
Documents show Obama praised VA nominee Jackson, supported promotion 'immediately'

Tester said concerns about the allegations were "bipartisan in nature", including from Isakson. Tester said he expects a resolution to this investigation in the first or second week following that. Jackson started trickling during the past week to the Senate committee considering his nomination to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, its c...

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  • Palestinians injured by Israeli army on Gaza border
Palestinians injured by Israeli army on Gaza border

His body was due to be returned to Gaza via Cairo on Wednesday evening, after a funeral ceremony in Kuala Lumpur , Palestine's ambassador to Malaysia Anwar Al Agha told Reuters. Israel has always been suspected of involvement in a series of assassination attempts on the lives of Hamas commanders, many of them outside of Gaza and the West Bank.

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  • Allison Mack Released On $5 Million Bond
Allison Mack Released On $5 Million Bond

Mack's incarceration comes weeks after the arrest of NXIVM founder Keith Raniere , who remains in federal custody with a bail hearing set for next week. Smallville star Allison Mack is no longer in jail. Federal prosecutors in New York charged Mack with sex trafficking and conspiracy for recruiting women into a programme within Ranier...

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  • Mitt Romney forced into primary election for Utah Senate seat
Mitt Romney forced into primary election for Utah Senate seat

Senate seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchSenate Finance leaders call on Commerce to improve the tariff-exclusion process GOP senators raise concerns about babies on Senate floor House passes series of bills to improve IRS MORE (R).

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  • Coaching centres a 'distraction', to be shut for now
Coaching centres a 'distraction', to be shut for now

Protests had erupted in the state after the killing of 12 militants and four civilians in Shopian on April 1 followed by widespread outrage over the Kathua rape and murder case that sent shockwaves throughout the length and breadth of the country.

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  • Saudi Arabian security forces shoot down toy drone near royal palace
Saudi Arabian security forces shoot down toy drone near royal palace

An unidentified senior Saudi official was quoted as saying by Reuters that King Salman was not at his palace at the time of the incident. Saudi official said King Salman was not at the palace when the incident took place. As part of Saudi Arabia's social and economic reforms outlined in Vision 2030 and spearheaded by His Royal Highness Crown ...

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  • Venkaiah Naidu Rejects Impeachment Notice Against Chief Justice Dipak Misra
Venkaiah Naidu Rejects Impeachment Notice Against Chief Justice Dipak Misra

Naidu held extensive consultations with top legal and constitutional experts, including former chief justices and judges , before taking the decision. He found that the press conference by the Opposition members after submitting a notice to the Chair not only denigrated the office of CJI , but also violated Rajya Sabha rules.

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  • Mike Pompeo might not get committee recommendation to lead State
Mike Pompeo might not get committee recommendation to lead State

Democrats are more likely to object because Pompeo is too closely aligned with Trump on global issues, hostile to the Iran nuclear deal and given to harsh remarks about Muslims and homosexuality. Pressure is mounting on senators from both sides. All three are up for re-election in states President Donald Trump won in 2016. "I understand that",...

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  • Iran strongly condemns Saudi air strike on Yemeni wedding
Iran strongly condemns Saudi air strike on Yemeni wedding

He says the bride was also killed. Footage from the scene of the attack shows scattered body parts and a young boy in a green shirt hugging a man's lifeless body, screaming and crying. Saudi Arabia and the US have so far managed to escape official blame for Yemen's humanitarian crisis by setting up a panel to investigate strikes that have kil...

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  • Grassley Pledges Vote On Mueller Bill: McConnell Doesn't 'Govern' Committee
Grassley Pledges Vote On Mueller Bill: McConnell Doesn't 'Govern' Committee

That means Republicans could bypass Democratic opposition because the normal 60-vote hurdle to advance a bill wouldn't be standing in the way. Trump, however, has pledged in the past not to dismiss Mueller. "I don't know from where Leader McConnell gets his confidence that President Trump will not take action to end this investigation, given th...

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  • Trump Uses Expletive To Describe Rudy Giuliani, But In A Good Way
Trump Uses Expletive To Describe Rudy Giuliani, But In A Good Way

As for the former NYC mayor , he told CNN , Mueller "needs a little push" to go ahead and wrap things up with the Russian Federation probe. Giuliani is a former US Attorney who helped the American government bring down the Italian mob in the 80s and served as New York City's mayor when Mueller was the Federal Bureau of Investigation directo...

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  • We've finally been given a glimpse of Meghan Markle's wedding dress
We've finally been given a glimpse of Meghan Markle's wedding dress

The sisters have established names for themselves at national and global levels with Kerry having participated in the Scottish, British and European Cycling Championships as well as the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and both have been competitors in the Island Games, representing the Western Isles.

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  • On Columbine anniversary, school walkouts demand gun safety
On Columbine anniversary, school walkouts demand gun safety

On the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, Austin High School student group Students for Change made a decision to do both. Students have been pushing relentlessly for gun control measures, with national protests starting with school walkouts on March 14, the one-month anniversary of the Parkland shooting.

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  • Ocala, Florida school shooting: School resource officer praised for quick actions
Ocala, Florida school shooting: School resource officer praised for quick actions

A 17-year-old was shot in the ankle, but is understood to be in a stable condition, with non life-threatening injuries. "The fact that it happened on this day, in a way, reinforces what we are trying to get across", said Ryan Servaites, a high school freshman in Parkland, Florida, where 17 students and teachers were gunned down in February.

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  • Scott Pruitt's Ethics Inquiries Widen, and Also GOP Assist Shows Cracks
Scott Pruitt's Ethics Inquiries Widen, and Also GOP Assist Shows Cracks

Privately, a number of Republican staffers and strategists say that last week's Senate confirmation of Mr. Pruitt's deputy, Andrew Wheeler - a former coal lobbyist who worked for years on Capitol Hill - would make Mr. On Wednesday, 38 Democratic US senators and an independent who votes with them in the 100-seat Senate introduced a resolution ur...

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  • E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce Spreads To 16 States
E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce Spreads To 16 States

The CDC has not identified a common grower, supplier, distributor or brand at this time. On Tuesday 66-year-old New Jersey woman Louise Fraser sued Panera Bread for allegedly eating contaminated lettuce at one of their restaurants, forcing her to be hospitalized for two weeks.

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  • Syria To Allow Chemical Weapons Inspectors, After Barring Them Earlier This Week
Syria To Allow Chemical Weapons Inspectors, After Barring Them Earlier This Week

Israel did not confirm or deny mounting the raid. Global inspectors have entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earlier this month, Syrian state media reports, after they had waited for days in the capital for permission from Syrian and Russian authorities.

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  • Maker of Failed Southwest Airlines Engine Calls for Closer Inspections
Maker of Failed Southwest Airlines Engine Calls for Closer Inspections

The Federal Aviation Administration , a regulatory authority, said Wednesday it would publish "within two weeks" a mandatory directive for the engines. Ms Riordan, a mother of two from New Mexico, died despite attempts to revive her on the flight. "No, it's not on fire, but part of it's missing", the pilot, Capt Tammie Jo Shults, replies.

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  • Thousands evacuated after British WW2 bomb found in Berlin
Thousands evacuated after British WW2 bomb found in Berlin

Police have evacuated buildings that are in an 800-meter (half-mile) radius of the site as a precaution with officers knocking on doors to ensure nobody is remaining inside. The city began returning to normal after the all-clear signal was given in the early afternoon. Bus and tram services also restarted. German cities are regularly evacuated o...

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  • 'Gunfire' delays United Nations chemical mission in Syria's Douma
'Gunfire' delays United Nations chemical mission in Syria's Douma

A United Nations security team, however, reported gunfire at the location a day earlier, sources briefed on the team's deployment told Reuters on Wednesday. But delays and security fears have cast uncertainty over the current fact-finding mission (FFM). The U.S. also said it fears the site may have been tampered with.

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  • USA has no better friend than Israel
USA has no better friend than Israel

He has said that Israel can not accept the Islamic republic entrenching itself militarily in the war-torn country, where Tehran is backing President Bashar Assad's regime. On Wednesday evening, the Israeli defense ministry said security inspectors at a crossing from the north of the occupied West Bank found a bomb concealed in a Palestinian lorry, ...

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  • Gymnasts Blast Olympic and MSU Officials at Senate Hearing
Gymnasts Blast Olympic and MSU Officials at Senate Hearing

Maroney, now 22, was only 13 years old when she first started seeing Nassar at the Texas ranch, a 2,000-acre compound that previously served as the official training site the national gymnastics team. The hearing also featured testimony from alleged victims in speedskating and figure skating, who spoke of cultural issues they believe have made se...

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