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Texas halts execution scheduled for man who raped and murdered Fort Worth girl, says he’s intellectually disabled


October 9, 2018

A Fort Worth man whose execution was scheduled for Wednesday has been granted a stay after the Supreme Court ruled in a separate 2017 case that Texas’ standards for determining intellectual disability in death-row inmates are outdated. Juan Ramon Meza Segundo, 55, was set to die for the 1986 rape and murder of 11-year-old Vanessa Villas, found strangled in her …

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Texas police find nearly $25,000 in stolen tequila after man advertises on social media FILED UNDERCRIME AT YESTERDAY SHARE FACEBOOK TWITTER EMAIL Print This Story Written by


October 9, 2018

Laredo police made an arrest Thursday after finding more than a thousand bottles of tequila that had been reported stolen last month. Officers found the Patrón tequila, valued at more than $24,500, after a man started advertising massive sales on social-media pages, police said in a Facebook post. They tracked the sales to a Laredo home, where they found numerous cases of tequila, as well as …

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Comment: Pakistan in positive frame of mind


October 9, 2018

IF we take into account the first two days of this first Test then realistically it can be said that Pakistan having shoved their Asia Cup jinx and lack of application in that one-day tournament behind them to play the game as it should be played by offering a positive face in their approach. This certainly is different brand of …

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Four Americans pull off upsets in Shanghai


October 9, 2018

SHANGHAI: Four American players pulled off upsets at the Shanghai Masters on Monday. A fifth wasn’t so lucky. Sam Querrey, Mackenzie McDonald, Bradley Klahn and Taylor Fritz all posted wins in the first round of the tournament, while Frances Tiafoe lost his match. Perhaps the most surprising win came from the 81st-ranked McDonald, who defeated 14th-seeded Milos Raonic 6-3, 5-7, …

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Ton-up Awais lifts SSGCL to fifth straight win


October 9, 2018

KARACHI: Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL), riding on an undefeated century from Awais Zia, cruised to a fifth straight success in the Quaid-i-Azam One-day Cup on Monday when they trounced Pakistan Television (PTV) by seven wickets in Islamabad. In the Pool ‘B’ fixture at the Marghazar Cricket Ground, PTV mustered 237 all out in 48.4 overs with captain Saud …

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KP’s first Women T20 Super League from 26th


October 9, 2018

PESHAWAR: The inaugural women Twenty20 Cricket Super League — the first such event in the history of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa — will be staged here at the Arbab Niaz Stadium from Oct 26 to Nov 2, it was officially announced on Monday. Director Operation Syed Saqlain Shah revealed about the said event while speaking during a press conference at sports arena …

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Billion tree tsunami nursery set on fire in KP’s Lakki Marwat district


October 9, 2018

Unidentified suspects set on fire a billion tree tsunami nursery in Lakki Marwat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday, destroying thousands of saplings, local police said. The government forest was set on fire over an alleged enmity with the caretaker of the forest, police said while sharing initial information about the fire with Prime Minister Imran Khan had inaugurated the …

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These celebs are sporting new hair colours for this campaign


October 9, 2018

Olivia Cosmetics recently released exciting hair colours with a TVC starring Sanam Saeed, Ayesha Omar and Ainy Jaffri! Looks like our favourite celebs had fun shooting the sequence in Turkey, and colouring their hair in the process. Here’s a quick look at what colours these celebs are sporting: Sanam Saeed tried on Chestnut! We feel chestnut browns are the safest of …

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