• Hafiz Saeed to challenge Pakistan govt's 'illegal' action against his entities
Hafiz Saeed to challenge Pakistan govt's 'illegal' action against his entities

The operations of Saeed's huge network of schools, seminaries, hospitals, publications and vehicles in Pakistan were a matter of serious concern for the US. Saeed also appealed to his workers not to resort to any violence during the sealing drive. Pakistan has banned the LeT but its charity wings, the JUD and FIF have been operating.

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  • Food and Drink Export Sales Soar in Brexit Boost
Food and Drink Export Sales Soar in Brexit Boost

The group called for the government to "maintain free and frictionless trade with the EU" and to "secure the benefits of existing European Union preferential trade arrangements, at least until government can replace them with acceptable alternative arrangements".

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  • National budget could change food stamp policy
National budget could change food stamp policy

A new proposal by the Trump administration would cut monetary food assistance for 81 percent of recipient households in half and replace that benefit with USDA food . The news release notes that the USDA already purchases food for nutrition assistance programs including the National School Lunch Program.

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  • Modi in Arunachal, targets Congress for corruption
Modi in Arunachal, targets Congress for corruption

He said if voted to power, his party would provide minimum wages to the labourers as per central rates, and pay salary to state employees according to the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission. The investors and entrepreneurs did not dare to come to Tripura, as they know the red flag party will resort all possible step to close down the busin...

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  • India says Pakistan 'will pay' after Kashmir army camp attack
India says Pakistan 'will pay' after Kashmir army camp attack

Lashing out at Pakistan for being involved in terror funding in Jammu and Kashmir , Nirmala Sitharaman said Islamabad would pay a heavy price for the "misadventure". Taking to Twitter, she said that talks were necessary to end the bloodshed. India has long accused Pakistan of training and arming militants and helping them infiltrate the heavil...

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  • United Kingdom accuses Russian Federation of carrying out NotPetya cyberattacks
United Kingdom accuses Russian Federation of carrying out NotPetya cyberattacks

Comparing it to WannaCry, the director of European police agency Europol, Rob Wainwright, said at the time that NotPetya showed "indications of a more sophisticated attack capability meant to exploit a range of vulnerabilities". Most cybersecurity experts agree that NotPetya/GoldenEye was merely crafted to work like ransomware but was instead prima...

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  • Almost half of Israelis want Netanyahu to step down after corruption allegations
Almost half of Israelis want Netanyahu to step down after corruption allegations

Lapid said: "That's how criminals talk, not public servants". Netanyahu has said the scandals are all the work of media out to get him. In the second case, known as "File 2000", Netanyahu reportedly was recorded asking Arnon Mozes, the publisher of the Yediot Ahronot daily, for positive coverage in exchange for reining in a free pro-Netanyahu d...

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  • Israel's airstrikes took out almost 1/2 of Assad's air defenses
Israel's airstrikes took out almost 1/2 of Assad's air defenses

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on February 8 that the West must ensure the nuclear deal succeeds before trying to negotiate other issues. "By failing to anticipate the threat from saturation attacks by Syrian-based air defenses - however antiquated those SA-5 and SA-17 missiles, might have been - Israel suffered not only the...

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  • Liberals to change how Indigenous-rights cases are handled in courts
Liberals to change how Indigenous-rights cases are handled in courts

Trudeau hopes this changes the relationship between governments and Indigenous communities from conflict to collaboration. One outcome of that, Mr. Trudeau said in his speech, is that "instead of outright recognizing and affirming Indigenous rights, as we promised we would, Indigenous peoples were forced to prove, time and time again, through cos...

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  • United States gay skating sensation to boycott White House party
United States gay skating sensation to boycott White House party

The Team USA athlete said before the Games he would refuse to meet Vice President Mike Pence , who's leading the US delegation in South Korea, due to Pence's opposition to LGBT rights. But really, it was his mental state that was most affected. And I spent a lot of time worrying what people thought of me, and as soon as I was able to let go of t...

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  • New president to be sworn in today, says Speaker Baleka Mbete
New president to be sworn in today, says Speaker Baleka Mbete

In his reaction to the ANC's decision to recall him, a defiant Mr Zuma said the move was unfair and needless. As a result‚ at the first opportunity to lead a motion in parliament‚ EFF will call on the dissolution of parliament in favour of early elections.

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  • Release the hounds! (and the pugs, and the corgis, and the collies…)
Release the hounds! (and the pugs, and the corgis, and the collies…)

There are competitors from all 50 states and 16 countries, including Australia, China and Japan, according to the show organizers. 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.: Dog Show Group competitions (Sporting, Working and Terrier Breeds) and " Best in Show " live on FS1 (TV) and streaming on Fox Sports GO with TV provider login.

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  • Indian diplomats watch Pakistan action on terror outfits
Indian diplomats watch Pakistan action on terror outfits

Aslam said he did not know the exact number of offices and seminaries involved in the asset seizure but data was being compiled in all four districts of Rawalpindi division and he expected full details of the assets. It provokes children from parts of Pakistan and Kashmir to join the terror-group and take-home pay a jihad against India and the Uni...

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  • North Korea leader impressed South's welcoming of delegation
North Korea leader impressed South's welcoming of delegation

The warm North-South body language at the Games not only fanned talk of a split between Seoul and Washington, it contrasted with a cold encounter between South Korea and Japan, an ally in US-led efforts to pressure North Korea. It was the US that appeared to be the one left in the cold, especially after the sister of the North Korean dictator...

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  • Cape Town Water Crisis Declared A National Disaster
Cape Town Water Crisis Declared A National Disaster

The decision was made after "a reassessment of the extent and severity of the current drought". Rains over the weekend raised hopes that the situation would improve, but the downpours were neither heavy nor long enough to have an impact on the situation.

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  • Breakout Olympic skater had to survive starving hell to get here
Breakout Olympic skater had to survive starving hell to get here

Rippon the said, "I have a great story". Rippon later tweeted: 'FUN FACT: Being true to who you are and not giving a shit about what others think about you is an awesome and liberating thing whether you are gay or not. 'Resources should be directed toward those institutions which provide assistance to those seeking to change their sexual beha...

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  • 'Put up or shut up': Nationals at war over Barnaby Joyce's future
'Put up or shut up': Nationals at war over Barnaby Joyce's future

Over the last few days Nationals MPs have been divided between a minority who wanted to force him to quit, his supporters who regard him as the party's strongest asset, and those uncertain about what should be done. "The initial search has shown that the editors of the Parliamentary Handbook appeared to be responsible for the error relating to th...

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  • GM to shut down Gunsan plant in Korea by May 2018
GM to shut down Gunsan plant in Korea by May 2018

The White House did not immediately provide clarification on whether Trump had been told by GM that vehicle production would be moved from South Korea to Detroit. The plant shutdown is part of its broader Asia business restructuring. However, the rise in the labor costs, low demand for sedans, and high investments across automobile sector in China ...

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"Multiple" Fatalities Reported After School Shooting in Florida

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel confirmed in a evening news conference that Cruz is a former student of the high school who was expelled for disciplinary reasons, Fox News reports . Stars have called for tighter gun controls in the United States after at least 17 people were killed in a school shooting in Florida on Valentine's Da...

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  • Meghan Markle and Prince Harry greet crowds on first visit to Scotland
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry greet crowds on first visit to Scotland

No wonder Meghan's living her best life these days! Even with a thriving Parliament which has the final say in all decisions concerning the Union, the Royal Family, headed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, has always served as a steady certainty in an ever-changing Britain.

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  • Trump White House manages to make a mess of management
Trump White House manages to make a mess of management

Top White House officials with access to classified government information must apply for security clearances that involve an Federal Bureau of Investigation background check. A top White House energy adviser resigned after being told he wouldn't receive a security clearance. The White House has repeatedly claimed the background investigati...

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  • Nicky Morgan Uninspired After Boris' Brexit Speech
Nicky Morgan Uninspired After Boris' Brexit Speech

Boris Johnson frowned. "The carrot?" he said. Johnson claimed Brexit is grounds for "more hope than fear" as he claimed there are three main areas of concern for Remainers: strategic, spiritual and economic. "So let's not go there". And it would put at risk millions of jobs connected to European Union trade. Truly, we do. They will be studied by ...

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  • NAB seeks travel ban on Sharif, family
NAB seeks travel ban on Sharif, family

During the hearing, Justice Mohammad Bashir read out the verdict and dismissed the petition, seeking exemption for two weeks from February 19 to meet Kulsoom Nawaz, who is undergoing medical treatment in London. On Tuesday, the accountability court expressed displeasure over the NAB's delay in the filing of supplementary references. Pakistan Inte...

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  • KP Sharma Oli becomes Nepal PM for second time
KP Sharma Oli becomes Nepal PM for second time

Earlier, former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba had addressed the nation and submitted his resignation to the President. An alliance of two major communist parties is expected to take over power when the new parliament is seated. The Embassy has wished a successful tenure to the new government under Oli. He served as home minister in 1994 and f...

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  • Allen sparks No. 12 Duke past Virginia Tech
Allen sparks No. 12 Duke past Virginia Tech

Alexander. Duke: The Blue Devils had lost three of four before last weekend's win at Georgia Tech despite not having Bagley. Turnovers and missed shots plagued both squads for nearly two minutes, before Ty Jerome knocked down two free throws in a 40-second span-while Miami didn't score it's first points until over four minutes into the ga...

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