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PM Abbasi arrives in Karachi on daylong visit

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He said that dictatorship halted country's progress while incumbent government launched projects and completed it in their tenure. Addressing the ceremony, the prime minister said that the current government has produced 10,000 megawatts of electricity in four years, adding that this was the only government in Pakistan's history which not only initiated development projects but also completed them on time. Read More »

Korea Threatens to Inflict "Disaster" on Australia

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The missile movements were first reported in South Korean daily Donga Ilbo. In what is being viewed as a provocation by North Korea, U.S. and South Korea announced their joint naval drill scheduled to be held on the Korean Peninsula next week. Read More »

United States developing 'much better' ties with Pakistan, says Trump

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Trump interpreted the development as a new turn in ties with Islamabad. The couple was kidnapped in 2012 in Afghanistan while on a backpacking trip. Instantly, US President Donald Trump termed the safe recovery as a "positive moment" for country's relations with Pakistan. "A lot of you have asked about our overall relationship with Pakistan". Read More »

Freed hostage says Haqqani abductors raped wife, killed baby

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The former hostage, Joshua Boyle, 34, who was seized in October 2012 by the Haqqani network with his pregnant wife, Caitlan Coleman, 31, lashed out at his captors in a statement he read to reporters after landing in Toronto with Coleman and three young children who were born during captivity. Read More »

Man denies killing his wife with cleaver; mom-in-law injured

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Rimal was taken to the University of Vermont Medical Center, where she was in critical but stable condition Thursday night, according to local news station WCAX . Neighbors attempted to intervene when the incident moved outside, with one man using a firearm to hold Gurung momentarily. Her mother, 54-year-old Thulsa Rimal, is hospitalized. Read More »

Kansas State can 'shipwreck' teams at home — Bleacher Report expert

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Delton performed admirably for KSU in last week's double-overtime loss to Texas, but the competition is only getting taken up a notch this weekend against the sixth-ranked Horned Frogs . TCU's win over the Mountaineers made them the favorite to win the conference. Much of the question for Saturday is who will be under center for the Wildcats. Read More »

Epic 2nd Half Collapse Leads to a Texas Tech Loss vs WVU

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Tech and West Virginia players got into a pre-game fracas once and almost twice, as hostilities carried over from last year's game in Lubbock. The Mountaineers fell in their season opener to No. The Red Raiders took back the lead when Shimonek threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Cantrell to make the score 14-7 over West Virginia . Johnson was then able to stop Crawford in the backfield, but Johnson was injured on the play. Read More »

Ivana insists she is 'first lady Trump'

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The First Lady and the President met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, at the White House on Wednesday to discuss the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) - an agreement between the US, Canada, and Mexico to remove tariff barriers. Read More »

Hillary Clinton Mulls Professor Role at Columbia University

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Clinton could potentially be deemed a "University Professor" at the famed NY institution, a position that would permit her to lecture in multiple departments and schools but without a specific course restriction, a source told The News. The 2016 USA presidential candidate spoke at Swansea University in Wales, which presented her with an honorary doctorate. She ultimately returned to a more public kind of life in the months following the Trump inauguration, which she attended. Read More »

Magic mushrooms may treat depression

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The study participants also reported fewer symptoms of depression following the magic mushroom treatment. They saw that the scans on the participants" brains showed that their "neural circuits' had been reset, pushing them out of their depressive states. Read More »

Ahsan offers clarification saying ISPR DG's criticism not 'confrontational'

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Sources have further revealed that Major General Asif Ghafoor will also express his viewpoint on the internal affairs of Pakistan in the press conference. "Irresponsible statements could hurt Pakistan's global image". DG ISPR spoke to a private television on Thursday regarding Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Bajwa's speech in the 11 October seminar on "Interplay of Economy and Security". Read More »

Research Analysts Set Expectations for Agree Realty Corporation's FY2019 Earnings (ADC)

Celgene Corp now has $106.76B valuation. Insiders own 0.26% of the company's stock. About 1.47 million shares traded. The stock of Duke Realty Corp (NYSE:DRE) earned "Hold" rating by BB&T Capital on Thursday, November 12. 168,486 shares or 83.25% less from 1.01 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Wns Hld Adr (NYSE:WNS) was raised too. UNIT's free cash flow ("FCF") per share for the trailing twelve months was -0.34. Read More »

Weah takes early lead in Liberia poll

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Ironically, only one of the candidates is a woman - and an unlikely one at that - fashion model-turned-humanitarian MacDella Cooper. The final certified results from Tuesday's poll must be announced by October 25, although the provisional first-round victor is expected to be known in the coming days. Read More »

It was ugly, and Michigan got just enough offense to beat Indiana

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MI travels to IN to take on the Hoosiers on Saturday. The junior almost surpassed those totals against the Hoosiers with 200 yards and three rushing touchdowns on 25 carries. A week ago, turnovers plagued Michigan's productivity in a loss to Michigan State. The Wolverines' racked up 141 penalty yards on 16 penalties. Read More »

LaGuardia Airport terminal partially evacuated after bomb threat

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The man was attempting to check in at the Spirit Airlines counter when he was told that he would have to pay $50 to check his luggage, Port Authority police said, according to the New York Daily News . - The evacuations of screening checkpoints at LaGuardia Airport caused confusion and delays on Saturday morning. Commuters and passengers are also cautioned to allow extra travel time as traffic is at a standstill getting into the airport from the Grand Central Parkway. Read More »

Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) Shares Sold by Chesley Taft & Associates LLC

About 7.13 million shares traded. (NYSE:COF) has risen 13.81% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.58% the S&P500. Eversource Energy (NYSE:ES) had an increase of 20.04% in short interest. Therefore 42% are positive. EQT Corporation had 65 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Tuesday, June 20. Read More »

Minnesota, other states sue federal government over health care subsidies

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A company spokeswoman said that is because Blue Cross anticipated Trump would pull the subsidy funding and built the assumption into its rate-increase proposal submitted earlier this year. "This is so damaging to people", Al Franken said. The payments have always been in political dispute. Congress could render the Trump administration's decision to end the CSR payments moot by passing a bill that expressly appropriates them. Read More »

Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) Shares Sold by Busey Trust CO

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Maxim Group maintained Perficient, Inc. FBR Capital maintained the shares of DIS in report on Friday, November 6 with "Outperform" rating. Maxim Group has "Buy" rating and $22 target. Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS ) has risen 9.26% since October 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 35.37% the S&P500. In recent trading day The Walt Disney Company (DIS ) stock showed the move of -1.64% with the closing price of $96.93. Read More »

Norwalk man charged in connection to armed robbery in Westbrook

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Shadrach Ferguson, 23, of Norwalk was charged with interfering with an officer, state police said. After the victim refused to make a trade with the female suspect, he was threatened by one of the two males who accompanied the female. A witness followed the men after they fled in a vehicle on Route 22, according to police. Spokane Police would also like to remind the public when doing business online they are free to use the North Spokane Police Precinct as a designated Safe Zone to complete ... Read More »

Schools closed as LoC heats up in Poonch

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Earlier on Thursday, an army soldier and a civilian porter were killed and five soldiers and another porter were injured in the firing by Pakistan in the same area. At least three children were injured in latest ceasefire violations by Pakistani forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Balakote sector in Poonch . The Indian Army is retaliating strongly and effectively, he said. Read More »

The Addams Family Animated Film Recruits Sausage Party Director

Sausage Party helmer Conrad Vernon has signed on to direct an animated The Addams Family movie for MGM , Variety says. With a more contemporary and fresh take being lined up, Vernon will also be producing alongside Gail Berman, via her shingle The Jackal Group , and Alex Schwartz. Read More »

Ahead of US-South Korea Drills, North Korea Revives Guam Threat

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Earlier in October, South Korean media reported that the USS "Ronald Reagan" was in the South China Sea on its way to the shores of South Korea with almost 80 aircraft onboard. The arrival one of the largest subs in the world comes amid growing tensions on the Korean peninsula. The vessel is carrying Tomahawk cruise missiles , used by the U.S.in the early April attack on Syria's Shayrat airbase. Read More »

Blast rocks Somalia capital; police say 20 dead

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Two vehicle bombs in separate parts of Somalia's capital Mogadishu killed at least 22 people on Saturday and injured several others, police said. The hotel is close to Somalia's foreign ministry. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, although the Islamist al-Shabaab group has carried out regular attacks. The US forces have stepped up drone strikes and other efforts this year against al-Shabab. Read More »

Seven killed in Kenya's Turkana county

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At least seven people were killed in a gun attack on Saturday at a school in northwestern Kenya, near its border with South Sudan. Confirming the incident, Rift Valley Regional Cordinator Wamyama Musyambo said the armed student who is from the Toposa community that lives in South Sudan attacked the school in what is believed to be a revenge mission. Read More »

Hurricane Ophelia: Ireland issues highest possible 'status red' weather warning

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The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Ophelia is still far out at sea and no threat to land, some 480 miles (770 kilometers) southwest of the Azores. Before the storm, a yellow warning for rain is in place for Saturday morning across parts of northern England, with up to 50mm of rain over high ground and as much as 70mm possible over the most exposed hills. Read More »

Surreal video shows postal worker delivering mail in fire-ravaged California neighborhood

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But this drone footage following a dedicated U.S. Post Office employee delivering mail in a completely burned-out neighborhood in Santa Rosa is one of the most striking things we've seen in a long time. The drone footage, recorded by aerial real-estate photographer Douglas Thron , gives a surreal glimpse into the utter devastation left in the wake of Sonoma, Napa and Mendocino County's recent string of wildfires. Read More »

Ivory Coast: Cargo plane crashes into sea near Abidjan

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Firefighters have removed two bodies from the plane, which had broken into several pieces and come to rest near the beach. The bodies of two people have been pulled from the wreckage, with another two visible to witnesses. The tail and propellers of the plane were exposed. As per Independent , heavy storm and lightning could be the primary cause of the crash. In February 2000, a Kenya Airways Airbus 310 carrying 179 people destined for Lagos, Nigeria crashed into the ocean after takeoff ... Read More »

Nepal ahead of India, Pakistan in reducing hunger

This is worse than the likes of North Korea, Bangladesh, and Iraq, and better only than Pakistan and Afghanistan among Asian countries. With a 31.4 GHI score, reaching the high end of the serious category that ranges between 20-34.9, the country's rank slipped by three notches compared to previous year when it ranked 97th on GHI 2016. Read More »

Syria war: Alliance poised for new assault on Raqqa

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IS militants are desperately fighting in a number of neighbourhoods in the city, Mr Bali said. Scores of civilians including women and children are fleeing the last few remaining neighborhoods held by the Islamic State group in Syria's northern city of Raqqa, ahead of an anticipated final push by US -backed fighters seeking to liberate the city. Read More »

PM lauds Nitish Kumar, says his commitment is commendable

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This will be the first time when Prime minister Modi is visiting bihar after Nitish Kumar led JD (U) allied with BJP again to form a new government. "They will be given Rs 10,000 crore in the next five years", Modi said. He said only those nations can progress who give priority to innovation. Modi will launch a number of development projects there. Read More »