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Pakistan’s new Governments & women’s rights !


August 2, 2018

Pakistan’s new Governments &women’s rights ! By: Aisha Shah The role of Women’s rights amidst the currentdemocratic election in Pakistan requires a recommitment in advancing widespread engagement within the policy arena. The incoming Prime Minister Imran Khan is a former cricket star turned politician, who won widespread supportin a country struggling from decades of political turmoil, a failing economy and rising …

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Texas Rangers resume Papa John’s pizza promotion


August 2, 2018

In the wake of many professional sports teams cutting ties with Papa John’s Pizza due to racist remarks by the company’s founder, the Texas Rangers have become the first to re-establish their relationship. Author: Steve Gardner, USA TODA Published: 9:22 PM CDT August 1, 2018 Updated: 9:24 PM CDT August 1, 2018 In the wake of many professional sports teams cutting ties with …

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Frisco-based Jamba Juice bought by Atlanta company


August 2, 2018

Nearly two years after it completed a move from Emeryville, Calif., to Frisco, Jamba Juice is being sold. Atlanta-based Focus Brands will acquire the smoothie-maker in an all-cash deal valued at $200 million, according to a news release. Jamba Juice will continue to be operated as a separate brand, the company said. There was no word yet on what will …

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Teens seen jumping up and ‘surfing’ on cars


August 2, 2018

Teens in the Dallas neighborhood of Deep Ellum have been captured on video jumping on moving cars and “surfing,” endangering themselves and others — and frustrating local business owners. “They don’t really frequent any businesses — they just like to sit outside and kind of do the stuff you saw in the video,” Jeremy Wickwire, who recorded some teens “car …

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Man injured in collision with train in East Houston


August 2, 2018

A man drove into a moving train in East Houston on Wednesday night, causing his car to fall into a ditch, according to Metro Video. The man was driving an SUV eastbound on Little York when he slammed into the train around 11:30 p.m. His SUV was thrown over into the ditch, Metro Video reported. An SUV driver eastbound on …

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Juventus top MLS All-Stars on penalties


August 2, 2018

Serie A champions Juventus got the best of Major League Soccer’s All-Stars in a penalty shootout on Wednesday after an entertaining 1-1 draw in the North American league’s mid-season exhibition. Before a crowd of 72,317 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium — home of MLS’s Atlanta United — Juventus prevailed 5-3 in the shoot-out after New York Red Bulls forward Bradley Wright-Phillips missed his …

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Sri Lanka cricket scraps plans to emulate IPL tournament


August 2, 2018

Colombo -Sri Lanka´s cricket authorities Thursday shelved long-delayed plans for a Twenty20 competition akin to the massively lucrative Indian Premier League, instead announcing a local tournament with no foreign players. With an eye on the billions of dollars and millions of viewers drawn to the IPL, the island nation launched its own premier league in 2012 but the competition was …

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Imran Khan is seventh most followed world leader on Twitter


August 2, 2018

Imran Khan, who is likely to become Pakistan’s 20th prime minister after his party’s victory in the July 25 polls, is among ten most followed world leaders on Twitter. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief has 8.17 million followers on Twitter making him the seventh most followed world leader on the social networking website. Imran has more followers than Canada’a Justin …

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Kidman, Theron to star in film on harassment at Fox News


August 2, 2018

Nicole Kidman and Charlize Theron are to lead an all-star cast in a new movie about former Fox Newshosts Gretchen Carlson and Megyn Kelly, who spoke up about sexual harassment at the network before the #MeToo movement kicked off. Kidman is to play Carlson, the Stanford and Oxford-educated former Miss America and prominent Fox News anchor who accused the late media mogul Roger Ailes …

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Kurdish refugee wins ‘Nobel of mathematics’ Fields medal


August 2, 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO: Kurdish refugee turned Cambridge University math professor Caucher Birkar was among four winners on Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro of the prestigious Fields prize, dubbed the Nobel for mathematics, but had his gold medal stolen minutes later. It was an embarrassing debut for crime-ridden Rio, the first Latin American city ever to host the Fields ceremony, which …

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