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Pakistan SC warns Sharif's children of seven-year jail if papers forged

Pakistan SC warns Sharif's children of seven-year jail if papers forged

Addressing the media alongside other party leaders after the Supreme Court hearing, Sherry said it is sad how "they want to drag the case and send the case to the trial court so it can be delayed further". "You should have given the complete documents to the JIT", Justice Ejaz observed, commenting that now the counsel has brought to the fore new documents whose effect on the case will have to be seen. Read More

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United States approves 15000 visas for temporary workers

United States approves 15000 visas for temporary workers

A H-2B visa is a temporary work visa for foreign workers for seasonal, non-agricultural work in the U.S. H-2B visas are usually capped at 66,000, but petitions for the newly allocated visas will run through September. But yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security moved to expand another type of visa, the H-2B, which allows lower-skilled workers in on a seasonal basis. Read More

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OJ Simpson's Parole Hearing Is Coming To A TV Near You

OJ Simpson's Parole Hearing Is Coming To A TV Near You

The 70-year-old former National Football League player was sentenced to a minimum of nine years and a maximum of 33 years in prison, for kidnapping and burglary in 2008. Due to the extreme interest in the case, the parole board is expected to make a decision about Simpson's eligibility within hours of the hearing; it usually takes days for a decision to be made. Read More

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'Growing sense' Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott may face suspension from domestic violence investigation

'Growing sense' Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott may face suspension from domestic violence investigation

The investigation is ongoing but the NFL is still waiting to hear back from Elliott, who has not responded to the league's latest findings. According to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter , there is a growing sense that Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott could face a one-to-two game suspension for an alleged domestic violence incident from previous year. Read More

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Brewers trade Cooper to Yankees for reliever Webb

Brewers trade Cooper to Yankees for reliever Webb

In 2015, he pitched in 72 2/3 innings for New York's affiliate in Scranton, posting a 3.59 ERA, 1.239 WHIP and 10.2 K/9. A few hours later, the Brewers did indeed make a move, though it wasn't exactly an equivalent-level deal - and that's presumably just fine for general manager David Stearns, who, while surely happy the club is having so much unexpected success this season, remains reluctant to sacrifice talent from the Brewers' formidable farm system as he builds for the future. Read More

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Conor McGregor vows to knock Floyd Mayweather out inside four rounds

Conor McGregor vows to knock Floyd Mayweather out inside four rounds

Wearing the custom-made suit he abused Mayweather for coming to the press conference in a tracksuit. What a square - right? It's unclear whether the IRS has tried to withhold on Mayweather's purse from the fight against McGregor. However, according to a notice of a federal tax lien filed by the IRS in the United States, the man nicknamed "Money" owes $22.2 million (£17.3 million) in taxes from the nine-figure sum he earned in his fight against Manny Pacquiao in 2015. Read More

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Wimbledon : Federer into 12th semi-final

Wimbledon : Federer into 12th semi-final

It's maybe the toughest tournament out there. Raonic came through an early scare in the first set after saving a break point at 1-1, but Federer made no mistake at 2-2 before taking command of the set by holding serve to love. "Then again, the best players are left in the draw". I'm so happy to be through. I'm rested. I'm fresh. That's why I can't think too far ahead. I'm ready to go this afternoon if I have to, which is great, but I don't have to. Read More

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Cory Bernardi to spruik Australian Conservative in Liberal Party heartland

Cory Bernardi to spruik Australian Conservative in Liberal Party heartland

In terms of Australia's third most popular party that continues to be One Nation, the Pauline Hanson led party kept 11 per cent of voters in their corner, with the Greens enjoying the support of 10 per cent. He said Brexit would bring "big horizons, big opportunities" for Britain. Turnbull, who earlier met with embattled UK Prime Minister Theresa May, echoed her call on Internet companies to crack down on extremists who use their sites to recruit supporters and spread propaganda. Read More

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US Likely To Test THAAD Missile Defense System This Month

US Likely To Test THAAD Missile Defense System This Month

Is the growing threat from North Korea enough to sway congress to continue the deployment in South Korea? The US statement said the B-1Bs released "inert" weapons at the Pilsung Range. Vice Admiral James Syring, a former director of the Missile Defense Agency, said in May the THAAD system has a 100% success rate in its 13 flight tests so far. Read More

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Markelle Fultz Leaves Summer League Game vs. Warriors with Ankle Injury

Markelle Fultz Leaves Summer League Game vs. Warriors with Ankle Injury

A local radio station posed that question Sunday morning, several hours after top pick Markelle Fultz suffered an ankle injury during a summer league game in Las Vegas and needed helping leaving the court. "Again, based on the initial diagnosis, you rather hear that than something worse". Fultz was chasing down Golden State's Jabari Brown midway through the third quarter, but on his way up, Fultz stepped on Brown's foot. Read More

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UN Declares Ancient Jewish Holy Site Is Now Palestinian

UN Declares Ancient Jewish Holy Site Is Now Palestinian

The vote took place at the meeting Unesco annual summit, in Krakow, Poland, on Friday and was held as a secret ballot following a request from Israel, which believed that would mean countries were more likely to support its case. Ending his fiery speech to the committee immediately after the vote, Shama-HaCohen said he had to take a call from his "plumber", the Times of Israel reported . Read More

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Shelby Rogers advances to 3rd round at Wimbledon

Shelby Rogers advances to 3rd round at Wimbledon

Again in the third set, Rogers appeared to be in a good position as she recovered from a first-game service break and battled to a 3-2, break-point advantage against Kerber. Djokovic, who extended his head-to-head against Gulbis to 7-1, is through to the fourth round at Wimbledon for the 10th time . Canadian sixth seed Milos Raonic, last year's beaten finalist, downed Spain's 25th seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-6 (7/3), 6-4, 7-5 to book a fouth round spot against either Alexander Zverev or ... Read More

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Bottas on pole in Austria

Bottas on pole in Austria

Rounding off the top 10 were his team mate Esteban Ocon, who didn't quite show the pace that got him far too close to his teammate last time round, and Carlos Sainz in the Toro Rosso . The matter was referred to the race stewards at the Red Bull Ring on Friday evening after the three-time world champion Briton had dominated both opening practice sessions. Read More

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Bethanie Mattek-Sands dislocated patella, ruptured patella tendon at Wimbledon

Bethanie Mattek-Sands dislocated patella, ruptured patella tendon at Wimbledon

She said: "I am going to be heading to NYC to see more doctors to see what's really going on". 'I have been getting a lot of messages and really appreciate the support, ' she said, holding back tears. Cirstea, who had dropped the first set 4-6 but took the second 7-6 (7/4), was declared the victor of the second round match. "She was in shock". Cirstea was critical about how long it took for assistance to arrive, saying: "It took a long time for the stretcher". Read More

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No Lukaku deal struck yet, say Everton

No Lukaku deal struck yet, say Everton

Lukaku is now on vacation in the US, and has never hidden his intention of playing for a bigger team and testing himself on a bigger stage. United are in for Rodriguez after pulling out of the deal to sign Morata. Chelsea had believed that they were in pole position to land the Belgian, and utilize him as Diego Costa's replacement. Reports have suggested that Chelsea are still in with a shout of landing Lukaku , but with the player set to undergo a medical with United, barring a ... Read More

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Gayle to play against India in Sunday's T20

Gayle to play against India in Sunday's T20

India rode on Virat Kohli's unbeaten knock of 111 runs and a well-supported half-century by Dinesh Karthik to win the five-match ODI series 3-1. That isn't great reading, and a couple of those innings were of the 80s era, where a run rate of around four was considered to be pretty great. Both the teams are playing with unchanged squads from the last match. Read More

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Heat Officially Waive Chris Bosh, Plan to Retire No. 1 Jersey

That designation means that while the Heat will continue paying Bosh the rest of his 2 year, $52 million contract (most of it covered by insurance), the contract will no longer count against their salary cap. Team president Pat Riley released a statement , saying the Heat is already planning to retire Bosh's jersey. He is, without a doubt, one of the greatest players in the history of the franchise. Read More

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Joey Barton discusses Wayne Rooney's impeding Everton move

Joey Barton discusses Wayne Rooney's impeding Everton move

Please drop your comment! Jose Mourinho's men are in the hunt for fresh blood up front and are believed to have spoken with Everton over Romelu Lukaku , who is keen to leave Goodison Park this summer. There are not many English players that can cause as much heated debate as the Manchester United and former England captain Wayne Rooney . The 31-year-old is now set to call time on his illustrious United career. Read More

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John Terry officially joins Championship side

John Terry officially joins Championship side

Terry is third on the all-time list of players with most Chelsea appearances. Villa, which finished 13th in the League Championship last season, is targeting promotion back to the top division after relegation in 2016 and the manager Steve Bruce welcomed the move saying he is keen to make Terry their main man for inspiring the team. Read More

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Indian border guards trespassing into Chinese territory violation of 1890 agreement: China

Indian border guards trespassing into Chinese territory violation of 1890 agreement: China

China said on Monday that India was violating an 1890 border agreement between Britain and China that previous Indian governments have pledged to uphold, and it should be respected to end a "very serious" incursion by India. Amidst this, China has accused India of "foul play" and "betrayal". "He was right. India in 2017 is indeed different from India in 1962, just as China in 2017 is different from that of China in 1962..." Indian naval satellite Rukmini (Gsat-7), long-range maritime ... Read More

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Confed Cup: Portugal claims 3rd spot in Moscow thriller

The teams of Portugal and Mexico met at this tournament on June 18 and played a 2: 2 draw. Portugal allowed Cristiano Ronaldo to leave ahead of their third-place match so he could be with his newborn twins. The final match between German and Chilean national teams will be held later on Sunday in St. Petersburg. Mexico never has beaten Portugal in four matches (two losses, two draws). Read More

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Timberwolves sign point guard Teague

Timberwolves sign point guard Teague

For starters, even as I say the winners of this deal can span outside of the two teams involved, an obvious victor in this Rubio deal is the Minnesota Timberwolves . This is a creative use of cap space and excess draft picks to give the team insurance. Point guard Jeff Teague agreed to a three-year, $57 million deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves , according to multiple reports. Read More

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Johanna Konta slips, falls hard, still beats World No. 1 Angelique Kerber

It turns out that eating a full dinner at 10pm after two tough tennis matches wasn't the ideal preparation for a semi-final against Caroline Wozniacki . The third-round victory sets up a clash on Thursday with French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko , of Latvia. Kerber , the world number one, has struggled since reaching the top of the rankings, making just one final in 2017 and suffering a number of early exits. Read More

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Cubs star Kris Bryant helped off field after freak play

Cubs star Kris Bryant helped off field after freak play

The Cubs have not yet determined whether the reigning NL MVP will require a stay on the disabled list. "I was watching closely and you could see it was more painful than you would think". Bryant was having a strong game up until that point in what had been a disappointing effort by the Cubs. "I grew up in the minor leagues, man", Maddon said. Read More

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My 2 Cents: Russell Westbrook Wins MVP

My 2 Cents: Russell Westbrook Wins MVP

While basketball purists might rightly point out that Westbrook's contribution to his team was still centered around himself, the debate will have to rage on with the trophy now firmly in the Thunder star's grasp. Actually, we've never met. "So thank you guys". Russell Westbrook pours his heart out during an emotional speech after being honored as the 2017 NBA MVP . Read More

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Onyekuru signs 5-year contract with Everton

Onyekuru signs 5-year contract with Everton

The Toffees triggered the £6.8m release clause in his contract and he is believed to have completed a medical at their training ground on Monday evening. Born in Onitsha, Nigeria on June 5, 1997, Onyekuru joined Aspire Academy in Senegal in 2010. The Malaga striker is now on global duty with Spain at the European under-21 Championships in Poland which has held up his Blues unveiling. Read More

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Injury scare for Murray ahead of Wimbledon

Injury scare for Murray ahead of Wimbledon

Jamie's win made up for Andy's unexpected first round loss in the singles at Queens Club earlier in the week. Last year, Andy and Jamie became the first brothers to top the world rankings in singles and doubles at the same time. Andy's always said he'd like to, but whether he follows through or not, I don't know! "We have been playing together for 18 months now and hope we keep playing together and finish the year as strong as we can". Read More

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Saints' Nick Fairley Out for Season

Saints' Nick Fairley Out for Season

Fairley's play helped him earn a four-year, $28 million extension in March. Fairley visited a cardiologist last month and since then has been away from OTAs and out of communication with many of his teammates. The Saints and Fairley had been consulting with doctors how best to proceed with his medical situation. In his career, Fairley has played in 77 regular-season games, making 170 solo or assisted tackles - including one safety - and 20½ sacks. Read More

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