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Sedition charges dropped against 15 held for celebrating

The return of worldwide cricket to Pakistan looms with the ICC confirming plans for T20 series in Lahore.The global Cricket Council ( ICC ) has chose to support Pakistan's efforts to host a World XI for three T20s later this year, media reports said. Read More »

GOP is hiding something in Senate health-care bill


Sen. In a statement after a draft of the " Better Care Reconciliation Act " was released Thursday, Heller said he made clear during debate over the bill that he wanted to "make sure the rug is not pulled out from under Nevada or the more than 200,000 Nevadans who received insurance for the first time under Medicaid expansion". Read More »

North Korea says it is the 'biggest victim' in US student's death


In its first official comment following his death , Pyongyang says Warmbier was " a victim of the policy of strategic patience " of then-US President Obama, whose administration never requested his release, an unnamed North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman said in a statement to the official KCNA agency, released Friday and seen by Reuters , AFP and AP. Read More »

All-New BMW X3 Debut Date Revealed


Plus BMW Blog also got its hands on some of the early hi-res pictures of the new X3. As far as design goes, the new X3 doesn't drastically change things up, but there are a few styling tweaks including a taller front end, headlights that are now separated from the kidney grilles, and an overall longer and wider stance. Read More »

More than 120 killed in Pakistan tanker blast

The tanker flipped over on the national highway about 100 kilometres southwest of Multan. The victims, mostly from the locality near by, had rushed to the site with utensils to collect oil spilling from the overturned tanker. He said women and children are among the victims. Pakistani police official inspect a scene after unknown assailants opened fire on the police officials while they breaking fast, in Karachi , Pakistan, 23 June 2017. Read More »

Canberra's Muslims mark the end of Ramadan with prayer, celebrations


All the countries who have confirmed Sunday as Eid-el-Fitr are Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Iraq (Sunnis), Indonesia, Jordan, Kuwait, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Lebanon, Malaysia, UAE, UK, United States and Yemen. President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a message of greetings to Nigerian Muslims on the occasion of the Eid-el-Fitr celebrations. Shawwal 1st in these countries is today and Muslims in these countries are celebrating Eid after the moon was sighted on Saturday 29th of ... Read More »

What Kind Of Voting Hacks Hit Arizona, Other States?


What he said was that he was not aware of efforts by Mr Trump or his campaign to collude with Russian Federation beyond what the intelligence community already knows. In January, Trump acknowledged that he believes Russian operatives hacked into files at the Democratic party headquarters and said Russian President Vladimir Putin "shouldn't have done it". Read More »

In First Full Cabinet Meeting, Members Praise Trump ... Maybe Too Much


There's a tendency in Trump's presidency to overlook or dismiss these smaller sorts of things. President Trump has continued to present himself as a successful president and has been reported to make false statements, "alternative facts" and other gestures to give the view that he's - to use his campaign slogan - "making America great again". Read More »

Qatar Rejects Saudi-Led Demands

On June 5, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt had severed diplomatic relations with Qatar accusing it of backing terrorism. Turkey also sent additional supplies of dairy products to Qatar's capital, Doha, after Saudi Arabia sealed shut Qatar's only land border, impacting a significant source of food imports. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo: The touching moment Real Madrid star gives disabled mascot kiss


Added to that, the Spanish tax authorities argued that Tollin Associates Ltd had later on relinquished these image rights to another company called Multisports&Image Management Ltd which is based in Ireland . On Tuesday, Ronaldo was told to appear before a judge for questioning on July 31. A Spanish prosecutor has filed a claim against Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho over alleged tax fraud. Read More »

Tesla Planning its Own Music Streaming Service


Thus Tesla is working to update it with new features. According to music industry sources, Musk has already spoken to a number of major labels about licensing. In a statement, Tesla hinted that it had some music plans, but did not elaborate. A Tesla spokesperson said it is "important to have an exceptional in-car experience so our customers can listen to the music they want from whatever source they choose". Read More »

Rory Best to lead Lions against Hurricanes in Wellington


Codie Taylor emulated incumbent No.2 Dane Coles by collecting a pass off his bootlaces to score the side's first five-pointer in the 18th minute, before freshly introduced props Wyatt Crockett and Charlie Faumuina helped create Ioane's first by monstering their counterparts at an attacking second-half scrum. Read More »

Hillary Clinton: 'If Republicans pass this bill, they're the death party'

That should be the central issue for Republicans-repealing Obamacare and making health care more affordable. -Delay a new "Cadillac" tax on high-cost health insurance plans until 2026. The Kentucky Republican aims to have a vote on the proposed legislation next week, prior to Congress' July 4 recess. A fourth said he anxious the process was rushed. Read More »

Devotees throng Puri as annual Rath Yatra begins


The Yatra is a journey of three chariots of deities, which cover a distance of three kilometers reaching the Shri Gundicha Temple. Over 15 lakh devotees are expected to gather at Puri to witness the grand religious festival. The chariots of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Debi Subhadra are all decked up on the eve of Rath Yatra festival in Puri. One of the significance of this Yatra is that people from all religions and faiths can see the deities and participate in the procession as they ... Read More »

NASA's Kepler Survey Catalog Reveals 219 New Planet Candidates


The Kepler Space Telescope of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has once again detected new Earth-like planets that were within the so-called habitable zone, the region around their star that have suitable condition, neither too hot nor too cold, for liquid water to exists on the planet's surface. Read More »

First blood to New Zealand in opening Test over British Lions


Lions boss Warren Gatland suggested his side were caught off guard by New Zealand's tactics. "We created some great chances, played some lovely rugby and scored some nice tries which was very positive". The last team the All Blacks were torn to shreds on the counter attack was in 1994 when France scored a try described as being from the "end of the earth" to beat the All Blacks at Eden Park and win a series. Read More »

Modi leads Int'l Yoga Day in Lucknow; thousands join despite rains


The main function in India was held in northern Indian city of Lucknow , the capital of Uttar Pradesh. Despite heavy rains, around 50,000 people gathered at the venue, making it a successful event, so far. International Yoga Day , is celebrated annually on 21 June since its inception in 2015. Indian President Pranab Mukherjee held a yoga session at the presidential palace and several members of Modi's cabinet joined similar events across the country. Read More »

Germany hope Liverpool's Emre Can will be fit for Cameroon clash

Australia can only guarantee passage with a two-goal win over the South American champions, a result they've never managed over such a high quality opponent in a competitive match. "For the time being I just want to keep enjoying myself with the national team". Australia face Chile at Moscow's Spartak Stadium with a draw good enough for the Copa America champions while the Socceroos need a win by three clear goals to reach the last four. Read More »

North Korea says it's the 'biggest victim' in Otto Warmbier's death

A long line of mourners waited to enter funeral services early today for Otto Warmbier , the U.S. student imprisoned in North Korea who returned home last week in a coma that proved fatal. About 2,000 people packed into a school for Otto Warmbier's funeral Thursday in Wyoming, near Cincinnati . Earlier this week, Obama spokesman Ned Price said the previous administration "had no higher priority than securing the release of Americans detained overseas", and added that its ... Read More »

North Korea tests rocket engine -US officials (RTN)


The Hyunmoo-2 missile is a key part of a "kill chain" pre-emptive strike capability South Korea is pursuing with United States backing. The official from South Korea's Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who declined to be identified, said: "We will come up with measures to deal with North Korean drones". Read More »

British lawmakers hit by 'sustained' cyber attack

The Independent said the attack comes days after reports that Russian hackers had put passwords belonging to senior ministers, ambassadors and senior police officers up for sale online. The National Cyber Security centre is part of Britain's GCHQ spy agency, set up a year ago to tackle what the government believes is one of the biggest threats to British security. Read More »

Narendra Modi recalls Emergency, says India will never forget the dark days


Modi left New Delhi on Saturday on a three-nation tour that took him first to Portugal. Trump will host Modi at the White House on Monday afternoon and the two leaders would spend about five hours together in various settings beginning with their bilateral discussion, delegation level talks, a reception and a working dinner, the first of its kind hosted by this administration. Read More »