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SADeW expressed reservations on the election process in Pakistan.


August 6, 2018

Dallas: South Asia Democracy Watch (SADeW), a Dallas-based pro-democracy and human rights watchdog for South Asian region at its Board meeting, congratulates people of Pakistan for third consecutive elections since end of military dictatorship in 2008. SADeW however, expressed its reservations on the election process and questions the validity of election results in Pakistan. Pre-poll rigging, lack of even playing …

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First Lady Melania Trump spokeswoman: LeBron doing good things


August 5, 2018

This comes a day after President Trump took a jab at the basketball star on Twitter. A day after her husband took a shot at LeBron James over Twitter — First Lady Melania Trump offered a much warmer take on the Los Angeles Lakers superstar through a White House spokesperson on Saturday. “It looks like LeBron James is working to …

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US teacher rows solo across Atlantic in record time


August 5, 2018

It took him 38 days, six hours, and 49 minutes. LONDON (AP — A high school science teacher from Cincinnati, Ohio, has rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean, setting a record for a west-to-east crossing. Bryce Carlson arrived at St. Mary’s in the Isles of Scilly, off England’s southwestern tip, late Saturday — 38 days, six hours and 49 minutes …

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Dallas Mural Gives Cowboys’ Dak Prescott the ‘Get Out’ Treatment for His National Anthem Stance


August 5, 2018

Is Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott trapped in his own version of the “sunken place” from the movie Get Out after saying that kneeling during the national anthem doesn’t accomplish anything?An Arlington artist says it sure looks that way.You’ve probably seen the image, striking and unforgettable: A black man, staring ahead in silent terror, with tears streaming down his face.

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Terrell Owens Enjoys His Personal Induction Far From Canton


August 5, 2018

Terrell Owens came in wearing a suit spotted with the Pro Football Hall of Fame logo and swapped that out for the prized gold jacket. His bust? That remained 600 miles away in Canton, Ohio, along with the seven other members of this year’s Hall of Fame class, leaving the stage at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga all alone …

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Regents Name Sole Finalist for UT System Chancellor


August 5, 2018

University of Texas System regents have chosen the former chancellor of the City University of New York as the sole finalist to be the next chancellor of the 14-campus system in Texas. During a meeting Saturday in Austin, regents voted to name James B. Milliken as their choice. By state law, regents will have to wait 21 days before they …

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Last ID Made of Victims From San Marcos Apartment Complex Fire


August 5, 2018

Belinda Moats is the fifth person to be identified as a victim in the July 20 fire. Authorities have identified all five individuals who died last month in a massive fire at two apartment complexes in San Marcos. Officials on Friday announced that 21-year-old Belinda Moats of Big Wells was the last victim to be identified after the July 20 …

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Former Allen Superintendent, Accused of Bullying in Katy ISD, Faces Plagiarism Allegations


August 5, 2018

The embattled former superintendent of Allen schools who pledged to retire from that same post in Katy over bullying allegations now finds himself embroiled in a plagiarism controversy. Lance Hindt, who served as Allen’s superintendent from 2013-16 before leaving for the Houston-area school district, is under investigation by the National Association of Scholars over claims that he plagiarized extensively in …

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