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PM reaches Bahawalpur to meet families of oil tanker fire

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Numerous burn victims have been moved the larger cities of Karachi and Lahore . Shortly after the accident , Pakistan Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif "expressed deep grief over the heavy loss of life". Residents who had rushed to collect the fuel after the petrol spill were charred to death. The leaking fuel was even flowing along the highway in the fields. Read More »

At least 6 dead after tourist boat sinks in Colombia; dozens missing

As it went down, a flotilla of recreational boats and jet skis rushed to the scene to pull people from the vessel and deliver them safely to the shore, avoiding an even deadlier tragedy. None of the passengers were wearing a life vest. Authorities have had to rely on family numbers and survivors to report their whereabouts due to the absence of a passenger list. Read More »

Top Trump Aides Meet Abbas in Ramallah

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While Abbas put forward his viewpoint on very sensitive issues, including the state, borders, Jerusalem and refugees, Trump's son-in-law Kushner and his Middle East envoy Greenblatt have pressured the Palestinian president to cut salaries and stop incitement, according to the same sources. Read More »

At least six dead after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

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Rescuers including firefighters and air force pilots searched for survivors at the Guatape reservoir where El Almirante ferry sank. Video circulating on social media showed the ship going down and dozens of other vessels approaching it to try to rescue people. Read More »

Former nurse Wettlaufer sentenced to life for murder of 8 elderly patients

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The victim impact statements are being read out in a Woodstock, Ont., court at Wettlaufer's sentencing hearing. A total of 28 victim impact statements were expected to be filed with the court on Monday. All the sentences are to be served concurrently. Wettlaufer, 50, has pleaded guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder, four counts of attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault in connection with a series of incidents that occurred at nursing homes in Woodstock and London ... Read More »

Alleged NSW 'drug kingpin' finally caught

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Police have been searching for the fugitive for 2½ years after he failed to show up to court. Mr Rispen had been on the run since October 2014, after failing to report to police while on bail for 27 drug-related charges. Mr Rispen, then 40, was first arrested in 2014 after being caught up in a high-level investigation targeting a Sydney-based drug ring with worldwide links. Read More »

Majority of Americans think Donald Trump meddled in Russia probe

In a pivotal shift in the investigation that has riveted Americans like no other in decades, senior intelligence officials have agreed to be interviewed by investigators working for the special counsel, Robert Mueller, the Post said . Bush. Comey also testified that he had told Trump he was not under investigation. Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey told Congress last week he believed Trump fired him in May to undermine the agency's Russian Federation ... Read More »

UK prime minister wins N Ireland party's support govt

The leader of a North. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May welcomes Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster , right, outside 10 Downing Street in London , Monday June 26, 2017 . She said: "Despite Wales voting overwhelmingly to reject the Conservatives, we seem destined to be governed by the Conservatives once again, propped up by an extreme right-wing party opposed to gay rights, who criminalise women who have an abortion and is supported by armed terror groups". Read More »

Donald Trump slams Barack Obama, demands 'apology' over Russia probe

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The newspaper cited anonymous government officials as saying that, in August of 2016, the Central Intelligence Agency had reported to Obama as a fact that Russian Federation was trying to interfere in the upcoming election. "With 4 months looking at Russian Federation under a magnifying glass, they have zero "tapes" of T [Trump] people colluding". "The American people are scratching their heads". Read More »

Week ahead: Senate races toward healthcare vote

She said she intends to wait for a Congressional Budget Office analysis before making a decision. "I don't have the feedback from constituencies who will not have had enough time to review the Senate bill ", Johnson said. Rand Paul of Kentucky, Mike Lee of Utah and Ted Cruz of Texas. And that's where I think, given the extent of what the damage would be 10 years out, is what would happen - is we would have to reduce the amount of money we offer providers. Read More »

US Plot for Future Syria: 'No Territorial Integrity, Special Plans for Raqqa'

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In the latest escalation between the US and the forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad, a U.S. F-15 fighter jet shot down an Iranian drone over southern Syria on Tuesday. F/A-18E Super Hornet. The downing of the regime jet led Moscow to say it would sever a vital hotline it uses to communicate with the coalition to avoid mishaps in Syria's increasingly crowded battlespace. Read More »

Jury acquits officer in motorist's killing

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Yanez was also found not guilty of two other lesser charges of recklessly discharging a firearm. Protesters gather outside the state Capitol in St. A Minnesota police officer was acquitted Friday in the shooting of a black motorist whose dying moments were captured on Facebook video in a case that shocked the nation. Read More »

Silver Alert Issued For Missing Irving Man

Blaylock has brown hair, brown eyes, and he walks with a cane. He was last seen wearing a grey T-shirt, tan trousers and black shoes. Blaylock was last seen at 7741 North Macarthur Boulevard, wearing a gray T-shirt, tan trousers and black shoes, officials said. Read More »

2 on Thunderbirds jet in OH accident taken to hospital

According to the Dayton Daily News , a CareFlight unit responded to the crash and removed the pilot, Capt. Erik Gonsalves, from the aircraft 90 minutes after the crash. The Thunderbirds didn't immediately release any additional information. Both were conscious and talking when they were extracted from the 25,000-pound plane and taken to the hospital. Read More »

Call for Universities to allow students to celebrate Eid

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In his message to the people, Purohit said: "Eid-ul-Fitr literally means "festival of breaking the fast". The White House has recognized Ramadan with an Iftar or Eid celebration since former President Bill Clinton's administration began the tradition in 1996. Read More »

North Korea Denies Torturing Jewish Prisoner

A long line of mourners waited to enter funeral services early today for Otto Warmbier , the United States student imprisoned in North Korea who returned home last week in a coma that proved fatal. He had been accused of stealing a propaganda poster and was serving a sentence of hard labour. Warmbier's North Korean trip was only supposed to be a five-day tour. Read More »

GST could be studied in US B-schools: Modi

They will look to expand ties on defense and fighting terrorism, but strains are likely on trade. "7,000 reforms alone have been done by the government for ease of business", Modi said , as per another tweet by Baglay. "We are working to convert the aspiration of the people of India", he said amid applause from the audience. "Good", Apple CEO Tim Cook told reporters , describing the outcome of the meeting . Read More »

London fire deadliest in UK since 20th century

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The number of people believed to have died from a fire that set ablaze Grenfell Tower in west London last week has risen to 79 and could increase, United Kingdom police say. She said more help will be sent to the scene to help survivors cope and find alternative housing. Cundy says the new number may change as investigation continues. Read More »

Hirving Lozano seals Mexico win to send Russian Federation out of Confederations Cup

Portugal would add two more goals in the second half, with Andre Silva scoring in the 80th minute and Nani doing so in the first minute of second-half stoppage time. Nani completed the scoring with his 25th global goal. The world No.8 side were a class above the hard-working Kiwis, nailing two goals in each half in an emphatic display which leaves them top of Group A ahead of Mexico . Read More »

It makes no sense to have a poor person in some positions

And from then on, it was freewheeling Trump as he jumped from topic to topic, strayed off-message, made some head-scratching remarks and revisited some old campaign trail favorites. He addressed the wealth of his advisors, saying he did not want " poor people " in those positions. Does that makes sense? But in the end, GOP nominee Karen Handel ended up topping Democrat Jon Ossoff, and in South Carolina, Republican Ralph Norman rolled to a closer-than-expected finish in another special ... Read More »

On Korean War Anniversary, South Urges North to End Weapons Development

Korean President Jae In Moon says the 2017 World Taekwondo Championships could represent the start of future unification in the Korean Peninsula . "If the neighbouring countries in northeast Asia, including North and South Korea , can host the World Cup together, it would help to create peace", Moon said . Read More »

Supreme Court backs part of Trump travel ban

Justices said the lower court rulings that blocked Mr. Trump's policy were far too broad, and said the president can begin to enforce his ban against foreigners who don't already have some ties to the U.S. The court found that the president likely exceeded his statutory authority under the Immigration and Nationality Act. President Reagan's original choice to take Powell's place was conservative federal appeals court judge Robert Bork. Read More »

Modi enthralls Indian diaspora, highlights govt's achievements

While the highlight of his first visit in 2014 was his rock-star like interaction with the Indian Diaspora at Madison Square Garden in NY, his second visit saw him interacting with head honchos of top IT companies in California. The defence ties between India and Israel have often drawn worldwide attention and acquired strategic dimensions. Speaking of a technology-driven change in the governance, Prime Minister Modi said on Sunday that Sushma Swaraj and her Ministry of External Affairs ... Read More »

Supreme Court Partially Revives Travel Ban, Will Hear Appeal

That executive order, which went into effect immediately, barred all travelers from seven countries from entering the US even if they had green cards, valid visas or refugee status. Others said it showed bias based on nationality and exceeded the president's authority without a firm national security justification. Thomas said the government's interest in preserving national security outweighs any hardship to people denied entry into the country. Read More »

USA business schools can study India's GST implementation: PM Modi

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Also present were Apple's Tim Cook and Amazon's Jeff Bezos . While Modi is expected to lobby for US visas for technology workers from India, "anti-worker" Modi's Government has been criticized for generating fewer jobs, cracking down on labor rights and exclusively focusing on foreign investments in its three years in office. Read More »