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11 killed, 24 injured in Pakistan's Parachinar twin blast

11 killed, 24 injured in Pakistan's Parachinar twin blast

Security forces raided a militant hideout in the northwestern city of Peshawar before dawn Saturday, triggering a shootout in which three Pakistani Talban were killed, senior police official Sajjad Khan said. There was no immediate explanation for the dual claims. At the hospital in Quetta, anxious children stood by the bloodstained cots of wounded relatives, and Pakistani soldiers visited injured colleagues.



Turkey rejects Gulf Arab states' demands over its Qatar base

It includes conditions that the gas-rich nation already has insisted it would never meet, including closing down Al-Jazeera. - Halt the development of a Turkish military base in the country. Turkey has sided with Qatar in the dispute and its parliament has ratified legislation allowing the deployment of Turkish troops to the base. Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash made the accusation on Twitter on Friday.


Trump administration weighs in on sanctuary cities court battle

Trump administration weighs in on sanctuary cities court battle

Numerous Texas cities, including Austin , have sued the state in an attempt to block SB 4 , which is set to take effect September 1. And because the federal government alone is charged with crafting immigration policy, the state of Texas can't create its own, or dole out criminal penalties for refusing to follow a state policy, critics argue.


Another boost for NDA: Panneerselvam joins Nitish in backing Kovind

Another boost for NDA: Panneerselvam joins Nitish in backing Kovind

Now, they announced their nominee first and informed us later. "We have made a decision to extend support to Ram Nath Kovind after BJP president Amit Shah sought our support", Panneerselvam told reporters after a consultative meeting at his residence with his supporters.



Nevada's Heller becomes 5th GOP senator opposed to health bill

Facing unanimous Democratic opposition, McConnell can afford to lose just two of the 52 GOP senators and still prevail. His decision to expand Medicaid has provided health coverage to more than 210,000 Nevada residents. The program now gives states all the money needed to cover eligible recipients and procedures. Today Medicaid pays for all the care people need, and the state and federal governments share the cost.