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Charges dropped against woman who laughed at Trump nominee Sessions

NEWS DESK: A peace activist who laughed at then U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions during his confirmation hearing to become U.S

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Saudi reopens Lebanon front in struggle with Iran

BEIRUT: Saudi Arabia has opened a new front in its regional proxy war with Iran, threatening Tehran’s powerful ally Hezb

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Trump warns ‘rogue regime’ North Korea of grave danger

SEOUL: U.S. President Donald Trump issued a stark warning to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday, telling him t

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Will Musharraf lead a ‘Grand Alliance’ of MQM, PSP? Spokesperson responds

KARACHI: Former President of Pakistan and Chief of Army Staff General (r) Pervez Musharraf’s spokesperson responde

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Former lawmaker welcomes MQM-PSP alliance

KARACHI: Former Sindh lawmaker Irum Azeem Farooque on Wednesday welcomed the likely merger of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-P

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Sectarian elements must be negated: minister

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights Mumtaz Ahmed Tarar emphasized on human rights and freedom of religion, addi

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Ronaldo caps dream year with fourth Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo called it “a dream come true again” as he won his fourth Ballon d’Or on Monday to ge

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Fans cram into Brazil football stadium to mourn dead players

CHAPECÓ, Brazil: Fans of Brazil’s Chapecoense football club whose team was wiped out in a Colombian air crash cram

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South American Cup final suspended after Brazilian team air crash

ASUNCION: The South American Cup final was suspended after an airliner carrying a Brazilian team that was to have compet

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Business Trends

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Bloomberg terms Pakistan’s economic growth ‘pleasant surprise’

NEW YORK: An article published in a major American business magazine has called the economic growth in Pakistan is a ple

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Fitch affirms Pakistan in B category with stable outlook

ISLAMABAD: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Pakistan’s Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR

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Pakistan, ADB ink US$325 mln clean energy agreement

\nISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Asian Development Bank (ADB) Tuesday signed a loan agreement US$325 million to improve facilit

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Keanu Reeves gets deadlier in ‘John Wick 2’

LOS ANGELES: Keanu Reeves did not need much persuasion to reprise his role as a lethal retired hitman whose path to reve

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Indian judges order cuts in Akshay Kumar’s ‘Jolly LLB 2’

MUMBAI: An Indian court has ordered filmmakers to cut four scenes from forthcoming Bollywood movie “Jolly LLB 2

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Kanye West appears to dump Trump with disappearing tweets

NEW YORK CITY: Kanye West, one of Donald Trump’s biggest celebrity supporters, appeared to have deleted his tweets

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Six unbelievable health benefits of Oranges

Juicy and sweet (sometimes even tangy) fruit of citrus species, orange is rich in health benefits.Oranges have finely-te

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Microsoft, partners using mosquitoes to detect viruses, prevent disease outbreak

Many disease outbreaks start from viruses found in animals but are very difficult to study. A Microsoft research project

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Researchers unveil advances in cancer diagnostics

PARIS: Scientists unveiled a test Monday for detecting pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest forms, in less than a dro

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250 free WiFi hotspots installed in Lahore

LAHORE: Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has installed free WiFi routers at nearly 250 points in Lahore.Free W

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Snapchat parent Snap to raise up to $3 bn in IPO

\nSAN FRANCISCO: The parent of the fast-growing social network Snapchat filed public documents for a share offering Thur

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Samsung Electronics may build factory in US

A flag bearing the logo of Samsung Electronics is pictured at its headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, November 29, 2016.

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Melania Trump suit alleges escort claims cost her ‘millions’

WASHINGTON: America’s first lady Melania Trump has relaunched a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the Daily Mail

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Pollution fighting ‘Vertical Forest’ buildings coming to China

—CnetThe whole world which is suffering from pollution problems, and one Italian architect could have some answers to th

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Weekend camping resets body clock

—Radio PakistanSpending a weekend out camping resets the clock inside our bodies that influences sleeping habits, scient

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