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U.S. military drawing up options should Syria use chemical weapons


September 8, 2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – America’s top general on Saturday said he was involved in “routine dialogue” with the White House about military options should Syria ignore U.S. warnings against using chemical weapons in an expected assault on the enclave of Idlib. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Joint Chiefs Chairman General Joseph Dunford attends a meeting of the National Space Council in the …

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The 5 Best Places to Travel in 2018


September 8, 2018

Have you planned your vacations for 2018 yet? It’s time to get your travel plans in order: 2018 is already shaping up to be one of the most transformative. As travelers across the US become increasingly comfortable traveling to exotic places, you don’t want to vacation in your usual, familiar cities. If you’re ready for adventure in 2018, plan your …

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The Best Vacation Rental Websites for Your Next Trip


September 8, 2018

When you’re planning a vacation, staying in a hotel is an obvious choice. But a hotel doesn’t always offer everything you need or want. Instead of staying at a hotel, imagine having your own pool, kitchen, and entire home while on vacation. Vacation rentals can provide exactly that. Skip the hotel on your next vacation and opt for a rental …

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Amazon joins Apple in climb to $1 trillion market value


September 5, 2018

Amazon joins Apple in climb to $1 trillion market value Amazon has become the second publicly traded US company to reach $1 trillion in market value. By Bloomberg Amazon.com Inc. shares rose as much as 1.9%, pushing the company briefly beyond a market value of $1 trillion, a milestone Apple Inc. reached last month. It’s a historic accomplishment for Chief …

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Weather Week: Rain Remains in the Forecast, But Less of It


September 4, 2018

Weather Week: Rain Remains in the Forecast, But Less of It Rain descended on Houston over the holiday weekend as a low pressure system just off the coast of Texas spun slowly through the area. Hardest hit were areas along the coastline. Galveston saw widespread flooding and some spots in and near the island received 10 to 12 inches of …

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Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia claimed over 400 lives


August 9, 2018

The day that Soviet-led armies rolled into communist Czechoslovakia to put an end to a pro-democracy movement changed Milan Tesar’s life. “I saw tanks coming down this road here. I threw a stone in their direction and then I heard the bullets whizz by,” he told AFP in the small town of Hostivice just west of Prague. The invasion crushed …

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Long acrimony’ may derail PPP, PML-N alliance


August 6, 2018

ISLAMABAD – The deep-rooted acrimony between Pakistan People’s Party and Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) would be coming in the way of opposition parties’ alliance to transform into a formidable force and to stay united for a longer period of time, people, who are aware of the differences which cropped up between them in the very beginning, informed on Sunday. Although …

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Judge, family dodge bullets


August 6, 2018

DIAMER – The militant reaction to the police action in Gilgit-Baltistan following the school attacks has revealed that the scenic area is not as peaceful and secure as was believed earlier. Unknown assailants fired at the vehicle of district and sessions judge Malik Inayat in Daryal area of Diamer on Sunday. Luckily, the judge and his family members remained unhurt …

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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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