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IHC directs Interior Ministry to place United States diplomat's name in ECL

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Col Joseph Emanuel Hall, Defence and Air Attache at the US Embassy, had killed a motorcyclist and injured another as he jumped red traffic signal at Zoo intersection on Margalla Road on April 7. diplomat because the Vienna convention provided him immunity. According to Article 29 of Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, 1961, the person of a diplomatic agent shall be inviolable. Read More »

Dr Wan Azizah: Anwar Could Be Freed In Days

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Anwar has served about three years of a five-year jail term for sodomy, which is a crime in Malaysia. He is now warded at a hospital in Cheras to recover from recent surgery. Both Dr Mahathir and Anwar were former senior leaders in Umno, the party which leads BN. She is also the first female Deputy Prime Minister in Malaysia. Read More »

Defence Minister assigned foreign portfolio, to take charge as FM

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The federal government assigned the foreign ministry portfolio to Defense Minister Khurram Dastgir on Friday after Khawaja Asif was ousted from the position last month. Asif was the second high ranking leader of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) who was removed after party chief and former prime minister Sharif was disqualified for corruption a year ago. Read More »

Trump's Nominee For CIA Director Tells Senators That Torture Doesn't Work

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And sometimes, to preserve that American way of life, these agencies must use restraint, or if they fail to do so, be restrained. But on Thursday, Ms. Prodded again by Warner, Haspel said, "No". She did not respond to requests for comment Thursday evening or Friday. Haspel said USA law now clearly prohibits such interrogation methods, and 'I fully support the detainee treatment required by law'. Read More »

Policeman killed in Budgam, Central Kashmir

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A policeman died after militants attacked a guard post in the Wadwan area of Budgam district on Friday. He added that the terrorists held up selection grade constable Shamim Ahmad , who was without arms as he was going to a nearby mosque to offer Friday prayers. Read More »

Diplomat Pharmacy Inc (DPLO): Analysts Review

NYSE DPLO traded down $0.30 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $21.17. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 2,785 shs or 0% of its capital. When prices rise or fall and there is a decrease in volume, then this might be interpreted as being a weak price move, because the price move had very little strength and interest from traders. Read More »

United Kingdom lawmakers summon ex-Cambridge Analytica boss

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We are matching their points with what we have asked them. We cant look at the issue in isolation. The official said since the United Kingdom company is under probe from their government, giving some to them will be appropriate. The media committee has launched a fake news investigation but its inquiry has broadened to examine the role of Cambridge Analytica , a political consultancy group, in the Brexit vote and the election of US President Donald Trump, Reuters reports . Read More »

Montana Flood News Roundup For May 10, 2018

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Evacuation orders were issued earlier in the week, and residents near the flooded areas were told to be prepared to evacuate as the river continued to rise. He commended Missoula County Officials and residents for their response to one of the worst floods the community has seen in decades. Measurements suggest there's still 50 to 60 inches of water content in the mountain snowpack. Read More »

Grammar schools to get £50mn expansion fund

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In return for a share of the funding, grammars will to submit a "fair access and partnership plan", setting out the action they will take to increase the admission of disadvantaged pupils. Parents who can afford to send their children to independent private schools - including left-wing, anti-grammar politician such as Labour's Diane Abbott - have increasingly chosen to do so. Read More »

Warming BC temperatures could melt snowpacks, raising flood risks

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As of Thursday evening, evacuation orders had grown to 1390 addresses, almost 2800 residents during the past 24 hours as severe flooding and flood risk - not seen since record levels in 1948 - plagues the Boundary region. "I was just downtown and there are tons of people down there helping all the businesses sand bag their places as best they can". "It's these pockets of downpours over the past several afternoons and evenings that have injected all of this fresh moisture into the rivers and ... Read More »

Italian police arrest 14 in anti-terror raids

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Islamic groups across Europe raised money for terror operations and moved the funds in an informal transfer system known as hawala - essentially a "secure channel for money laundering" that did not involve traditional banks, officials said. Read More »

World's oldest World War II veteran celebrates 112th birthday

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Austin's KXAN reports that he lives in the home he built himself 72 years ago - on a street that has been named after him. He's the oldest man in America and the oldest veteran, and believed to be the third-oldest man in the world. "That's another day. I hope I live another five years". In 2016, his family started a GoFundMe campaign so he wouldn't have to move into an assisted living facility. Read More »

N's CEC decides to sue Chairman NAB Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal

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She said despite stiff opposition during the last four and half years, the government had surmounted the energy crisis and checked terrorism in its tracks, in line with the vision of Nawaz Sharif. On Thursday, Nawaz had demanded the NAB chairman to present proof of the charges within 24 hours or go home, however, NAB clarified that it was not a crime to question corrupt practices. Read More »

French FM urges Europe to boost "economic sovereignty"

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All the other signatories to the deal had called on Trump to stay with the agreement and condemned his decision to leave - although Le Drian's criticisms are some of the most forceful yet from a key European ally. France and its European allies plan to submit proposals to the European Commission that are created to strengthen Europe's capacity to defend its economic interests, France's finance minister said on Friday. Read More »

K'taka polls: EC defers polling in Rajarajeswari Nagar

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Using its powers under Article 324 of the Constitution to postpone the polls in R R Nagar, the EC said there is a "definite inference that all the above seized gift items and collection of EPIC were likely for large-scale inducement of the voters". Read More »

Georgia officer suspended for traffic stop with 65-year-old grandmother

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During the traffic stop, Campbell refused to sign her citation because she believed signing the ticket admitted guilt. After watching dash camera video of the incident, the Alpharetta Safety Chief took disciplinary action against Legg. Campbell agreed to get out of the vehicle. One of the backup officers can be heard yelling, "you're not in charge, shut up and get the [explicative] out of the vehicle!" as he grabs the elderly woman and forces her hands behind her back. Read More »

County has dismal voter turnout for Primary

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In this election, voters will weigh in "on all countywide offices including the District Attorney and Superintendent of Schools, a Bay Area-wide transportation measure, Regional Measure 3, the primary for California Governor and other state offices, state Assembly and U.S. Read More »

Trump congratulates Malaysia's Mahathir on historic electoral victory

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For the uninitiated, the so-called prophecy, which started circulating around the 1960s and 1970s, predicted that each letter in the word "Rahman" represents the name of Malaysia's prime ministers: Tunku Abdul Rahman, Abdul Razak Hussein, Hussein Onn, Mahathir Mohamad, Abdullah Badawi and Najib Razak. Read More »

My mother more Indian than many: Rahul Gandhi retorts to Modi's taunt

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The BJP questioned Gandhi's decision to pitch himself as a PM candidate without consulting alliance partners within the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) fold. Modi waived loans of Rs 2.5 lakh crore of his industrialist friends, but didn't care for farmers. "Mr. Modi's personal attacks on me are his problem, not mine". Read More »

Rahul slams PM Modi's frugal interaction with media

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In the evening, Shah will address a convention of party workers at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee stadium here. Reacting to Siddaramaiah's gaffe, Prime Minister Modi said, "The Chief Minister was campaigning for a Congress candidate whose name is also Narendra but he only kept saying Narendra Modi and praised Narendra Modi too". Read More »

Hot Mother's Day Weekend, rain next week

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Saturday's high is expected to creep up to the mid 80s, even though it's still the middle of May. We begin our Thursday morning with mostly clear skies and temperatures in the 60s for most. Some long-range models are indicating some rain toward the end of next week. Sunday looks much better, although not great. We will be partly sunny tomorrow afternoon. Read More »

Massive wave is southern hemisphere record, scientists believe

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Larger waves have been recorded in the northern hemisphere. The 23.8m (78ft) wave was measured by a buoy on New Zealand's Campbell Island in the Southern Ocean on Tuesday, the country's weather authority said. "It is quite possible, even probable, that there were much higher waves during this storm", he said. But storms such as this have do not just affect coasts in the Southern Ocean. Read More »

Cornell student strips down to her underwear while presenting thesis

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She recalled wearing a "long-sleeve blue button-down shirt and denim cut-offs", which she alleges her professor told her was "inviting the male gaze away from the content of my presentation and onto my body". On Wednesday I sent out a plea for solidarity, solidarity with individuals like myself who have been asked to question ourselves, specifically our appearance for the comfort of others. Read More »

Kelly says Trump is "somewhat embarrassed" by Russia probe

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The retired overall vowed to Stop until Division of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen "spoke him off a ledge", in accordance with an Axios report from early April. They're overwhelmingly rural people. They're not bad people. According to NPR, Kelly supports DHS' decision in ending temporary protected status (TPS) for Haiti, El Salvador, Nepal, Nicaragua, Sudan, and more recently Honduras . Read More »

Murder case prompts China's biggest ridesharing company to halt service

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More than 450 million users took over 7.43 billion rides in over 400 cities across mainland China previous year, the company said in January. Li's family began to contact Didi and the police after they failed to get in touch with the woman on Sunday, and was told the second day that Li's body had been found and there were knife wounds on it. Read More »

Germany, Russian foreign ministers call for Iran deal to be upheld

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In a press conference with the visiting German counterpart, Lavrov slammed the USA pull-out as a "significant" violation. Additionally on Thursday, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov also strongly urged the countries that oversaw the accord to "develop steps that would preserve this document that is important for regional stability". Read More »

Peta's Forecast - Tracking rounds of showers and storms this Mother's Day Weekend

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Monday we will have a linger shower or thunderstorm early Monday then clouds will break for some sunshine. Tonight will be clear with lows in the mid 50s and north winds will be 10 to 20 miles per hour. A stationary front will remain stalled over northeast Kansas through the weekend. Mother's Day is shaping up to be dry for most of the day, though a few isolated storms may develop during the evening hours. Read More »

UK, French and German foreign ministers to discuss Iran nuclear deal

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Mogherini said shortly after Trump's announcement on Tuesday that the European Union is "determined to preserve" the deal, while European Union leaders are set to discuss the issue at a summit in Bulgaria next week. Zarif has told his Japanese counterpart under what conditions Iran will keep abiding by the nuclear deal but the details have not been disclosed yet. Read More »

British tourists kidnapped in Congo while visiting national park

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Separately Voice of America reported that one park ranger had been killed and two foreign tourists and their driver were missing. "We are in close contact with the authorities in Democratic Republic of the Congo following an incident involving two British nationals, and our staff are providing support to their families", a spokesperson for the Foreign Office said. Read More »

May splits up squabblers as customs deal eludes cabinet

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The Prime Minister has suggested two options for a future trading relationship with Brussels: a "customs partnership" in which Britain would collect duties for Brussels for goods arriving in the United Kingdom but intended for European Union markets or a highly streamlined "customs arrangement" using technology to minimise import checks. Read More »