CNN Sues White House Over Barring Of Reporter

WASHINGTON: CNN sued Donald Trump’s administration Tuesday, alleging the White House violated journalist Jim Acosta’s rights under the constitution by revoking his press credentials following a heated exchange with the US president. “The wrongful revocation of these credentials violates CNN and Acosta’s First Amendment rights of freedom of the press, and their Fifth Amendment rights to due process,” the news...

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Final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ to feature in April

LOS ANGELES: HBO’s hit Emmy-winning drama Game of Thrones will debut its eighth and final season starting in April, the network announced in a trailer released online on Tuesday. The video featured footage from previous seasons to recap the costly battles that preceded the coming showdown for control of the fictional kingdom of Westeros. The network did not reveal a...

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Ruckus: Lawyers vandalize session court demanding LHC’s bench in Faislabad

FAISALABAD: On Wednesday, lawyers in Faisalabad vandalized a sessions court demanding that a bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) to be established in Faisalabad. According to reports, the agitated lawyers stormed the court premises and started damaging property including the district officer's room. Boycotting the day's proceedings, the lawyers closed the gates of the court and stopped petitioners from...

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World T20: Javeria Khan’s 74* helps Pakistan defeat Ireland

GUYANA: On Tuesday, Pakistan Women captain Javeria Khan’s unbeaten knock of 74 off 52 balls gave Pakistan their first win of the ICC Women’s World T20 2018 in West Indies. In a must-win game for both the teams, Khan led the way as Pakistan stayed alive in the tournament with a 38-run defeat of Ireland at the Providence Stadium. Batting...

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Ceasefire sets in after worst fight in years between Palestine, Israel

Children in Israel´s south were heading to school early Wednesday as an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire took effect, putting an end to a brief yet intense flare-up with Gaza. The truce, announced Tuesday by Palestinian groups in the Gaza Strip, came after nearly two days of heavy shelling from both sides that had threatened to descend into full-blown war. Gaza´s rulers Hamas...

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Minors death: Food authority finds expired beef from sealed Restaurant

KARACHI: A local food regulatory and inspection authority on Tuesday recovered expired meat from an eatery currently under investigation over the death of two minor siblings. The Sindh Food Authority (SFA) conducted a raid based on a tip-off wherein it was informed that its seal barring entry/exit to the restaurant in question, located in the metropolis' upper-scale Zamzama neighbourhood, had been...

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Nawaz records statement in Al-Azizia corruption reference

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif began recording his statement during a hearing of Al-Azizia corruption reference against him on Wednesday. Accountability court judge Muhammad Arshad Malik resumed hearing the Al-Azizia corruption reference against the former premier today. As the hearing got underway, Judge Muhammad Arshad Malik summoned Nawaz on the rostrum where he asked the former premier if it...

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JIT summons Azam Swati in probe against alleged misconduct

ISLAMABAD: A joint investigation team constituted on the directive of the Supreme Court of Pakistan has summoned Azam Swati today in its ongoing probe against alleged misuse of authority, misconduct and encroachment by the federal minister. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar had taken suo motu notice of Islamabad IGP Jan Muhammad’s abrupt transfer last month....

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