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In a statement , Pakistan's army Friday said the shooting from the Afghan side came despite being alerted in advance that census workers would be visiting villages there as part of the national census, which was launched in March. "The DGMO Pakistan Army told his counterpart that we shall continue our work within our border". On Sunday, Pakistani forces elevated their rhetoric by saying Afghan forces had suffered dramatic losses.
  • The new version of the GOP healthcare bill is incredibly unpopular

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    Says Capito: "We should have open meetings". And they did. They said the government-controlled markets wouldn't work. "You'll see these optics addressed", the official said, declining to name which female senators will join the group. Senator Susan Collins of ME, a moderate Republican whose vote will be critical to getting a bill to Trump's desk and who voiced similar concerns, said the Senate would not take up the House bill.
  • Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises eyebrows

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    In contrast, he credited Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , whom he met earlier in the day, with taking a "businesslike" approach that is "free from ideology", focused on reaching agreements. The President's remarks come despite widespread agreement among USA intelligence officials and lawmakers from both sides of the aisle that Russian Federation did indeed interfere in the United States election.
  • New Hamas chief latest step toward worldwide acceptance

    New Hamas chief latest step toward worldwide acceptance

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    Considered a terrorist group by the United States and the European Union, Hamas has taken steps in recent days that are seen as a bid to ease its global isolation while not alienating hardliners within the movement. The Rafah crossing is Gaza's only gateway to the outside world not controlled by Israel, but it has remained largely closed in recent years because of tensions between Egypt and Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas.
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    Kushner Cos says to skip China marketing push this weekend

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    Kushner, who is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka, ran his family's real estate company before joining the administration and was instrumental in planning the Jersey City project. Grassley, who says the visa program should be used to help create jobs in rural and economically depressed areas, sent a letter to Kelly demanding that he quickly implement the proposed program changes.
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    Death penalty for gang rape perpetrators

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    During the trial, one the accused, Ram Singh had allegedly committed suicide and one juvenile was sentenced to a remand home. Locals in Medawar Kala, located on the border of Ballia and Ghazipur, 45 km from the district headquarters, say they had been praying for justice to their "daughter" since the diabolical attack of December 16, 2012 came to light.
  • Thank you, NYC: Jeter toasts city ahead of jersey retirement

    Thank you, NYC: Jeter toasts city ahead of jersey retirement

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    Above you see the video attached to the post where the people of NY help Jeter deliver his heart felt message. The New York Yankees will retire Derek Jeter's legendary No. Sebathia after driving in the game-winning run with a single against the Baltimore Orioles in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in New York.
  • GOP under pressure as Senate weighs vote on drilling rule

    GOP under pressure as Senate weighs vote on drilling rule

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    The Republican senators who joined Democrats in voting against the rule were Susan Collins of Maine, John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of SC. Senate action was closely monitored by special interest groups, including the oil and gas industry and environmentalists. The Obama administration finalized the BLM Methane Waste Rule in November which limits leaks and flaring of methane from oil and gas production on federal lands.
  • Arsenal beats Southampton 2-0, climbs into 5th in EPL

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    However, Wenger was full of praise for his star player despite uncertainty about Sanchez's future after his impressive goal at St Mary's. "He's always tricky to stop, very good in short space and in the box he is unsafe". Arsenal went into the game on the back of a 2-0 win over Manchester United and procured the first sight of goal, with Aaron Ramsey firing wide after a foray by Oxlade-Chamberlain.
  • North Korea accuses U.S. of elaborate plot to kill Kim Jong Un

    North Korea accuses U.S. of elaborate plot to kill Kim Jong Un

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    Those sanctions - and that tension - could get even tighter if North Korea is added to the USA list of state sponsors of terror. No details were given in the ministry statement of how the supposed plot was uncovered, or of Kim's fate. Giving details of the failed assassination plot, the statement said that the killer was told that the use of biochemical substances "including radioactive substance and nano poisonous substance is the best method that does not require access to the target".