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Imran Khan: I might be 'third time lucky' in marriage

Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan has said he may get "third time lucky" in marriage even though he does not have a good track record in this respect.


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Obama says Trump will soon face sobering reality check

Washington: President Barack Obama cautioned Donald Trump Monday about his upcoming presidency, saying his Republican successor faces a reality check if he tries to enact his most controversial campaign promises.


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An emotional Hillary Clinton addresses stunned staff and nation in defeat

Hillary Clinton saw the bitter end of her campaign Wednesday, conceding the presidency to a man she had called unfit for the office and a threat to the fabric of the country.


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World reacts as Donald Trump becomes new US President

The nail-biting US presidential election extended into early Wednesday, as the rest of the world contemplated the reality of President Donald Trump in the White House.


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Magnitude 5.0 earthquake jolts Oklahoma

An earthquake shook the state of Oklahoma Sunday night, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the earthquake struck at 7:44 p.m. CST, with its epicenter located one mile west of Cushing, about 50 miles northeast of Oklahoma City.


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Trump: Clinton presidency will grind US government to a halt

Washington: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has claimed that the "scandals and controversies" hanging over Hillary Clinton's bid to presidency will continue through her tenure and warned that the "unprecedented" crisis erupting from the situation would grind the US government to a halt.


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US Presidential polls: Hillary Clinton is open to having Michelle Obama in

Washington: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has said she is open to having First Lady Michelle Obama in her Cabinet if she wins the November 8 elections.


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At least 60 killed in terror attack on Pak police academy in Quetta

Karachi: More than 60 cadets besides three militants died while 118 got injured in an overnight attack on a police training academy in Pakistan's restive Quetta city which makes it one of the deadliest strikes in the country this year.


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Trump sends legal notice to NYT over 'defamatory' story

Washington: Donald Trump has sent a legal notice to The New York Times demanding that it retract a 'reckless' and 'defamatory' story in which two women claimed the Republican presidential nominee touched them inappropriately.


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Who won the second presidential debate as Trump launches scathing attack on

Washington: Confronted with his own obscene remarks about groping women, Donald Trump tried to defend himself by launching a scathing attack against Hillary Clinton and her husband. The Republican nominee denied ever sexually assaulting women and took aim at ex-President Bill Clinton in a bitter US presidential debate.


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Wing part found on Mauritius confirmed as part of MH370

Malaysia today said a piece of plane debris, specifically a wing part, discovered in Mauritius was from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared in March 2014 with 239 passengers and crew...


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LeBron James endorses Hillary Clinton, calls for hope and unity

LeBron James, who last season led the Cleveland Cavaliers to their first NBA championship, endorsed Hillary Clinton for president on Sunday. James announced his decision in an op-ed article in Business Insider, saying that Clinton understands the struggles of childhood poverty and as president would enact policies that would build on the legacy of President Obama.


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Open to using 'tactical devices' against India: Pakistan Defence Minister

Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Wednesday said Pakistan is open to using 'tactical devices' against India in case it feels threatened by its neighbour. The minister made the statement during an interview to Pakistan news channel SAMAA.


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SAARC Summit in Islamabad cancelled after India, 3 other countries boycott

New Delhi: In what is being called a big diplomatic snub to Pakistan, the 19th SAARC Summit, due to be held in Islamabad on November 9-10, stands cancelled. The official confirmation, however, is yet to come.


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Who won the first presidential debate as Clinton, Trump clash on terrorism,

Washington: In one of the most watched, highly anticipated political showdowns in US history, Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump today for the first time took the stage in the first presidential debate.


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How Ahmad Khan Rahami, the New York and New Jersey bombings suspect, was

New York: Neighbors and customers of his family's storefront chicken takeout remember Ahmad Khan Rahami as a friendly, quiet presence behind the counter who liked talking about cars and was generous with free food.


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New York explosion leaves at least 29 injured

An explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City has left at least 29 people injured. At least 24 of those injured in the explosion have been hospitalized, the fire department has said.


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US bombs ISIS chemical weapons plant in Iraq

New York [USA], Sept. 14: A top US Air Force commander said that they have bombarded an ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) chemical weapons plant that was housed in a converted Iraqi pharmaceutical factory.


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Obama to consider easing Myanmar sanctions as Aung San Suu Kyi visits

Washington [USA], Sept. 14: United States President Barack Obama will today host Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi in the Oval Office, where he is likely to ascertain whether the time is right to remove further economic sanction on Myanmar leaders to help boost economic development in the country.


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DPRK mocks US show of force as bluff

New York [USA], Sept. 14: The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday mocked at the United States show of force, saying Washington was "bluffing" and "blustering" with the flyover of B-1 bombers, a day after two US supersonic B-1 Lancer strategic bombers flew over South Korea in a show of force and solidarity with its ally amid heightened tension following DPRK's fifth nuclear test.


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US to increase refugee intake to 110k in 2017

Washington [USA], Sept. 14: A senior administration official has said that the United States is planning to increase the number of refugees accepted into the country to at least 1,10,000 in 2017.


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Afghan President Ghani to embark his two-day India visit from today

New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani will today embark on his two-day working visit to India, during which he will hold discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a wide range of matters of mutual interest.


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Will inform UN about Pak atrocities in Gilgit-Baltistan: Senge Sering

Geneva [Switzerland]: Maintaining that people of Gilgit-Baltistan are deprived of their basis rights, Senge H Sering, Director of Gilgit-Baltistan National Congress said that he would try his best to inform the United Nations about the human rights violation and atrocities carried out by Pakistan in the region.


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Nepal Airlines Corporation flight suffers tyre burst while landing

Kathmandu [Nepal], Sept. 13: Nepal Airlines Corporation aircraft on Tuesday suffered a tyre burst while landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu.


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Four terrorists killed near Pak border by Iranian forces

Islamabad [Pakistan], Sept. 12: At least four suspected terrorists were killed in the Sistan-Baluchestan province near the border with Pakistan by Iranian security forces.


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Police chief of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province killed in explosion

Kabul [Afghanistan], Sept. 12: The police chief of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, General Zarawar Zahid, has been killed in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion in Hesarak district.


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Activist warns of more protests to highlight Pakistan's atrocities in

New Delhi [India], Sept. 12: Dilshad Baloch, an activist, has warned of more protests against the concerned authorities in Pakistan for the human rights violations taking place in Balochistan. He also confirmed that Baloch activists will now protest outside the United Nations General Assembly on September 13.


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Four militants killed in US drone strike in west Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], Sept. 11: At least four militants were killed in a drone strike conducted by the U.S. forces in Afghanistan's western Farah province on Sunday.


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Taliban under pressure to join peace talks, says ex- leader

Kabul [Afghanistan], Sept. 11: Months after the Taliban rejected calls by the Afghan Government to participate in direct peace talks, a former top Taliban leader has revealed that the group is under pressure to revive peace talks with Kabul.


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BHRO activists demand ending of siege at Rauf Baloch's house

Karachi [Pakistan], Sept. 11: The Baloch Human Rights Organization (BHRO) on Sunday staged a protest in front of Karachi Press Club to end the ongoing siege at the house of Rauf Baloch in Turbat by the Pakistani forces.


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