• New phase of CPEC to ensure technology transfer to Pakistan: Ahsan
New phase of CPEC to ensure technology transfer to Pakistan: Ahsan

Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal is chairing the meeting. Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervaiz Khattak, Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri, Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez-ur Rehman, Prime Minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider, Punjab minister for Plannin...

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  • Harvard's Admission Policies Under Federal Investigation
Harvard's Admission Policies Under Federal Investigation

The DOJ previously posted a job opening for lawyers willing to investigate another 2015 complaint Asian American students filed that alleges racial bias in Harvard's acceptance policies. "Title VI does not allow entities under investigation to dictate what information qualifies as relevant". "In the process, we have an obligation to protect the co...

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  • Accident or attack? Questions emerge about Border Patrol death
Accident or attack? Questions emerge about Border Patrol death

During a press conference on Tuesday, the FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Emerson Buie, Jr. said it was investigating the case as a "potential assault on federal officers" and appealed to the public to call in with any tips. Martinez died early Sunday. Martinez's partner remains hospitalized. Breitbart Texas then published images from the scene , s...

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  • State Department officials accuse Rex Tillerson of violating child soldier laws
State Department officials accuse Rex Tillerson of violating child soldier laws

Approximately 12 State Department officials accused Tillerson of violating the law, which is meant to prevent foreign militaries from enlisting children, Reuters reported, citing global government documents. The dissent memo recommends that the secretary of state follow the Child Soldiers Prevention Act and seriously consider the department's and...

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  • Trump, Putin stress ensuring 'stability of a unified Syria'
Trump, Putin stress ensuring 'stability of a unified Syria'

Trump called it a "great call" Tuesday afternoon as he left the White House to spend Thanksgiving in Florida. President Trump spoke with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin by phone for more than an hour Tuesday about a range of national security issues, according to the Kremlin.

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  • Additional remains of slain USA soldier found in Niger
Additional remains of slain USA soldier found in Niger

Partial remains of Army Sgt. Johnson, who became the unwitting subject of a political spat between President Trump and a Florida congresswoman, and three other US soldiers were killed October 4 when about 50 Islamic extremists attacked a group of American and Nigerian troops.

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  • Palestinians 'freeze' meetings with USA over office row
Palestinians 'freeze' meetings with USA over office row

Last week, the State Department declined to renew the permit for the office operated by the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in Washington. Meanwhile, Reyad al-Malki, the PNA minister of foreign affairs told Xinhua that there are presidential instructions to suspend contacts with the American administration until it regret its decision o...

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  • Kezia Dugdale avoids suspension from Scottish Labour over I'm A Celebrity appearance
Kezia Dugdale avoids suspension from Scottish Labour over I'm A Celebrity appearance

The appointment of Richard Leonard as Scottish Labour's new Holyrood leader makes him the fourth leader in as many years. Kezia Dugdale taking an "unauthorized leave of absence" while she films "I'm a Celebrity ..." The absence of the former leader of the Scottish Labour Party raised some heated debate, but a statement issued by the remaini...

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  • Net Neutrality Arguments: Internet Mocks What Deregulated Future May Look Like
Net Neutrality Arguments: Internet Mocks What Deregulated Future May Look Like

Pai, a Republican, set a December 14 vote on overturning rules adopted by the FCC in 2015, saying he wants to move away from "heavy-handed, utility-style regulations upon the internet" and return to a "light-touch, market-based framework". The beneficiaries of the revocation include broadband and telecommunication companies such as AT&T as well as ...

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  • Judge rules Trump can't cut off funding to sanctuary cities
Judge rules Trump can't cut off funding to sanctuary cities

A federal judge in California blocked President Donald Trump's executive order reducing funding for sanctuary cities Monday, limiting the administration's ability to punish municipalities that violate federal immigration law. Judge William Orrick ruled against the federal government, writing that the executive order was "unconstitutionally broad"...

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  • Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of rookie Pennsylvania police officer
Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of rookie Pennsylvania police officer

Shaw is believed to have tried to stop the vehicle, a Jeep, in which Holt was a passenger after it went through a stop sign, Peck said. State police are offering more than $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Holt.

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  • Robert Mugabe: Zimbabwe's war hero turned brutal autocrat
Robert Mugabe: Zimbabwe's war hero turned brutal autocrat

The Democratic Alliance (DA) believes elections should be held as soon as possible to democratically elect a new Zimbabwean president‚ because the ruling Zanu-PF can not be trusted. Protesters calling for the impeachment of President Robert Mugabe brandish a national flag as they demonstrate outside the parliament building in Harare , Zimbabwe, ...

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  • Lebanon's Hariri leaves Cairo for Lebanon - Egypt airport sources
Lebanon's Hariri leaves Cairo for Lebanon - Egypt airport sources

Hariri's sudden resignation on November 4 thrust Lebanon to the forefront of regional tussle between the Sunni monarchy of Saudi Arabia and Shi'ite Islamist Iran, whose powerful Lebanese ally Hezbollah is part of the government. Fireworks were heard in Beirut as Hariri supporters in mainly Sunni areas celebrated his impending return. "With rega...

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  • Paul Ryan: Sexual Harassment Claims Against John Conyers Are 'Extremely Troubling'
Paul Ryan: Sexual Harassment Claims Against John Conyers Are 'Extremely Troubling'

He is now the ranking Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee. "The Committee. has begun an investigation and will gather additional information regarding these allegations", they stated . Right-wing activist Mike Cernovich wrote that he tipped off BuzzFeed News to the Conyers case, in order to force the Congressional leadership and the De...

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  • Singapore students ace collaboration: Pisa study
Singapore students ace collaboration: Pisa study

Just 10 percent of Japanese students scored below 440 points, the best result among the participating countries. Although many countries that performed well on PISA's subject-area tests also performed well on the collaborative problem solving assessment (Singapore, the top performer in reading, mathematics, and science, also topped all other nati...

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  • Thousands leave their houses as Mount Agung volcano erupts
Thousands leave their houses as Mount Agung volcano erupts

Residents have been urged to remain calm. Many of those who returned home have now been ordered to leave and stay overnight in village halls and temples a safe distance from the volcano. Bali's global airport remains open despite the eruption. Authorities say the alert level remains unchanged, with volcanologists blaming the eruption on magma h...

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  • Donald Trump Just Basically Endorsed Alleged Pedophile Roy Moore
Donald Trump Just Basically Endorsed Alleged Pedophile Roy Moore

At first Trump offered a standard attack on Jones as "terrible on borders, bad on the military". Trump repeatedly pointed out that Moore "totally denies" the allegations. Young said he advised Moore not to lend credence to the questions either and dismissed the allegations - which range from inappropriate behavior to pursuing teenage girls while ...

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  • Parliament Winter session in Dec: Ananth Kumar
Parliament Winter session in Dec: Ananth Kumar

Earlier on the day, Congress leaders Azad, Kharge and Anand Sharma addressed a press conference at party headquarters and levelled a series of allegation on the government from delaying Winter Session of parliament to use of defence aircrafts by Prime Minister for election goal.

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  • Congress Yuva Magazine mocks Prime Minister Modi with Meme, deletes post
Congress Yuva Magazine mocks Prime Minister Modi with Meme, deletes post

In the picture, the PM is asking them if they are aware about the various "memes" that have been put out by the Ppposition against him. However, he is shown as mispronouncing the word "meme" as "me-me", instead of "meem" which is the correct pronunciation.

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  • Trump reignites feud with Flake, predicts he'll vote no on tax cuts
Trump reignites feud with Flake, predicts he'll vote no on tax cuts

He'll be a NO on tax cuts because his political career anyway is "toast", the president tweeted. He has come under fire for a number of allegations of sexual harassment and assault, but has refused to leave the race . "How he votes on it will have nothing to do with the President". Trump has previously criticized Flake, who recently announced he...

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  • Russian Federation admits nuclear leak near site of 1957 disaster
Russian Federation admits nuclear leak near site of 1957 disaster

France's IRSN, a nuclear safety institute, ruled out the possibility of an accident in a nuclear reactor and believes the material it detected is more likely to have been released from a nuclear fuel treatment site or centre for radioactive medicine.

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  • Drunk men harass Indigo staffer, fall at her feet after police complaint
Drunk men harass Indigo staffer, fall at her feet after police complaint

The Indian Express reported that the two men were under the influence of alcohol and were seen in the video with folded hands, requesting her not to lodge a complaint against them. The traffic cop took them to the police station outpost at the airport. No criminal case was filed against the drunkards, however, as the staffer accepted the apology...

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  • Electoral Commission launches inquiry into leave campaign funding
Electoral Commission launches inquiry into leave campaign funding

The inquiry is understood to be related to two donations totalling £725,000 that were given to Darren Grimes, a 23-year-old fashion design student and Brexit supporter, and a group called Veterans for Britain in the final days of the campaign.

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  • Putin pulls out of Syria
Putin pulls out of Syria

President al-Assad indicated that the victories achieved against terrorism led to the return of security to many areas and subsequently, citizens returned to them and the wheel of normal life began to move again, in addition to pushing the political track forwards to find solution to the crisis in Syria.

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  • A Sunny and Cool Afternoon
A Sunny and Cool Afternoon

Changes arrive Saturday with some light rain showers during the morning hours as a cold front marches in. However, an area of low pressure will develop off the Mid-Atlantic coast and eventually team up with our front once it moves offshore.

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