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Mohammad Mashal Khan was dragged from his hostel in Mardan by at least 10 men and beaten to death Thursday. The U.S. State Department mentioned the issue in its latest travel advisory for Pakistan on Wednesday. Mashal was killed, while Abdullah was injured for allegedly "publishing blasphemous content online", according to police. "It is the right of every Pakistani to live safely and peacefully".
  • Kansas outcome a warning to GOP

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    Former President Barack Obama's speechwriter Jon Favreau said the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) shouldn't ignore races like the one in Kansas. Trump tweeted his support for the Republican candidate on Tuesday as voters were casting ballots. The first round of voting in that election is April 18.
  • U.S. concerned about Hungary's university law, says envoy

    U.S. concerned about Hungary's university law, says envoy

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    Orban has for years criticised Soros, a Hungarian-born Holocaust survivor and philanthropist who has spent billions of dollars campaigning for an open society at odds with the more authoritarian social model the prime minister favours. Without such consent, the law will ban the university from enrolling new students after January 1, 2018, and force it to close in 2021. Ader also called on the government to "immediately" begin talks with the affected institutions to secure compliance with the ...
  • Industrial output slips to 4-month low

    Industrial output slips to 4-month low

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    On the industrial growth front, capital goods, a measure of investment demand, showed a contraction in output of 3.4 per cent in February as against 9.3 per cent contraction a year ago. Consumer food price inflation however, eased to 1.93 per cent in March as compared to 2.01 per cent in February. Also, the consumer price index-based inflation rose to a 5-month high of 3.81 per cent in March against 3.65 per cent in February.
  • Uganda police arrest academic who rebuked the first family

    Uganda police arrest academic who rebuked the first family

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    Police spokesman Emilian Kayima confirmed that Nyanzi was taken into custody Friday and would appear in court Monday in Kampala on charges of cyber harassment and offensive communication under a 2011 law governing computer misuse. This year Ms Nyanzi turned her attention to the country's minister of education and first lady Janet Museveni . I reject her forgiveness.,' Stella Nyanzi wrote.
  • Video of passenger getting dragged off flight sparks uproar

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    It's when an airline oversells a flight and can't find enough people to willing to give up their seats. After the incident, a United Airline spokesman said the employees were following the right procedure for an overcrowded flight. While I'm not totally certain due to camera angles, it sure looks like the play that Thomas "re-accommodated" Farrior on happened just two plays after the tackle was flagged for holding.
  • 'Only time will tell' on improving US-China trade

    'Only time will tell' on improving US-China trade

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    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also said that Xi had agreed to increased cooperation in reining in North Korea's missile and nuclear programs - though he did not offer any new formula for cracking Pyongyang's defiant attitude. He did not elaborate. China is Alaska's leading trade partner, buying more than $1 billion in Alaska products in 2016. And within Trump's administration, there are still divisions over how to approach China.
  • North Korea says Syria airstrikes prove its nukes justified

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    His Cabinet secretaries said that Trump indeed confronted Xi. "But in return, the United States must do something that the Chinese want us to do, which is to engage in direct negotiations with Kim", he said. Tillerson provided a bit more detail on the topics under discussion, telling reporters that fostering a "fair economic relationship" was high on the agenda for the Trump administration.
  • North Korea Calls US Strikes On Syria 'Unforgivable'

    North Korea Calls US Strikes On Syria 'Unforgivable'

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    The comments were made by a Foreign Ministry official and carried Sunday by North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency. Such closer cooperation could include tighter enforcement of worldwide trade sanctions - nearly all of North Korea's trade passes through China - along with a crackdown on the North's ability to use the global financial system and heavy punishments or exclusion from the financial world for those who deal with the North.