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Aided by Chinese investment, Pakistan's economy grew at highest rate in decade

Aided by Chinese investment, Pakistan's economy grew at highest rate in decade But Dar sounded a confident man when he said "there has been visible growth in the national economy" and Pakistan's "growth story" was being celebrated all over the world. He said exports are 17.91 billion dollars in the first ten months of the current fiscal year. He said package given to exports has been enforced and this will continue during the next financial year. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia, UAE Promise to Donate $100Mln to Ivanka Trump's Foundation

There was a George W Bush moment too when Mr Trump referred to the battle between good and evil. "But the path to peace begins right here, on this ancient soil, in this sacred land", he said in Saudi Arabia, the first stop on a nine-day tour that includes Israel, Italy and Belgium. [Full Article...]

Lib Dems launch election manifesto

The extra cash will be raised by increasing income tax by 1%, while the Lib Dems also plan to reverse the Conservatives' cuts to corporation tax. After the U-turn over tuition fees contributed to the 2015 battering at the ballot box, the party is not repeating its commitment to scrap them, instead insisting the NHS is a bigger priority. [Full Article...]

Trump arrives in Israel, feels 'peace throughout Middle East'

Trump arrives in Israel, feels 'peace throughout Middle East' His second stop on the nine-day tour aimed to test the waters for reviving the dormant Israeli-Palestinian peace process. He said Israel's hand was extended in peace to all its neighbours, including the Palestinians. They were joined by Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, as well as daughter Ivanka Trump and Kushner. However, obstacles have emerged that may complicate the relationship between ... [Full Article...]

Journalist claims GOP congressional candidate 'body slammed' him on eve of election

Journalist claims GOP congressional candidate 'body slammed' him on eve of election Jacobs was taken by ambulance to a local hospital, and he reported the incident to police. As the Gallatin County sheriff's office is now investigating Wednesday night's events, the available audio from the incident could definitely still have an effect on the special election on Thursday. [Full Article...]

TN CM approves supply of rice to mosques during Ramzan

TN CM approves supply of rice to mosques during Ramzan Replying to reporters' questions including whether his faction would have a tie up with the BJP in the coming local bodies elections, Palaniswamy said nothing political was discussed with the Prime Minister . "I had submitted a memorandum to the PM raising several state-specific issues", the CM said after the meeting. During his meeting, Palaniswami sought approval of Tamil Nadu's Bills seeki... [Full Article...]

Sony to stop selling 'Premium Standard' models Xperia X and X compact

Sony to stop selling 'Premium Standard' models Xperia X and X compact The Sony Xperia XZ Premium was the first Snapdragon 835 smartphone to be announced, although the Samsung Galaxy S8 was actually the first to go on sale. After getting rid of the "Premium Standard" models, Sony now plans to launch two new flagship devices this year. The company's Xperia XZ was very popular previous year, and upcoming flagships look very promising. [Full Article...]

Goldman: Trump Budget is 'Political Document' not 'Working Fiscal Proposal'

In his budget proposal, President Trump calls for reforming Medicaid and food stamps and cutting the burden they impose on hard-working self-sufficient taxpayers. But the plan does cut nearly $3.6 trillion from an array of benefit programs, domestic agencies and war spending over the coming decade - an nearly 8 percent cut - including repealing former President Barack Obama's health law, cutti... [Full Article...]

Health care is key issue as Montana fills US House seat

Health care is key issue as Montana fills US House seat He is also interviewing the reporter and Gianforte. Pat Earnest of the Ravalli Republicans said she thinks Gianforte came back to Hamilton as a thank you to all the people from the county who have helped his campaign. But the Democrat has attempted to turn that sow's ear into a silk purse by saying his money problems are related to a botched surgery that rendered him indebted and uninsurable. [Full Article...]

Manchester United secure Europa League glory against Ajax

Manchester United secure Europa League glory against Ajax Manchester fans were screaming and whistling in joy, while their Ajax counterparts were biting their nails as the English club won 2-0. We had to focus because it was a very important game and we won for them and for the country. Antonio Valencia saw a powerful strike beaten away by Onana but United gradually began to sit deep as Ajax grew into the contest, although they struggled to crea... [Full Article...]

NFL Pro Bowl Returns to Orlando - Will Air on ESPN and ABC

NFL Pro Bowl Returns to Orlando - Will Air on ESPN and ABC The game is scheduled to start at 3 p.m.at the Camping World Stadium on Sunday, Jan. 28, and will be simulcast for the first time on ESPN and ABC. The NFL has a two-year deal with an option for a third year to play the Pro Bowl in Orlando. [Full Article...]

Trump's budget violates laws of arithmetic and logic: Larry Summers

Senator Lindsey Graham, the Republican chairman of the subcommittee responsible for diplomacy and foreign aid spending, said: "If we implemented this budget, you'd have to retreat from the world or put a lot of people at risk". "Come on. That doesn't add up". Trump's budget fulfills his campaign pledge to leave Medicare and Social Security benefits alone and boosts spending for the military ... [Full Article...]

Trump sticks to the script on first trip overseas as president

President Trump , on his part, shared with the press that they had a wonderful meeting and he was grateful that it took place. It could have caused a diplomatic incident but a culinary quip from Pope Francis seemed to have gone down well with Donald Trump and his wife Melania . [Full Article...]

United Kingdom irritated by U.S. leaks in Manchester attack

United Kingdom irritated by U.S. leaks in Manchester attack Many at the concert were young girls and teens enthralled by Grande's pop power - and those who died included an 8-year-old girl. "We don't believe in killing innocents". However Rudd stopped short of revealing any further information. The senior Western official tells NPR that Salman Abedi had returned from a trip to Libya in the past several days. [Full Article...]

Brazil's Temer loses another aide as pressure mounts

Brazil's Temer loses another aide as pressure mounts Protesters took to the streets because they're fed up with corruption at the top of Brazil's government, and want President Michael Temer to step down. The Temer government has also sparked an outcry with a series of neoliberal austerity policies rolling back social and economic rights, including a reform that would freeze public spending for the next two decades. [Full Article...]

Save 20% on the Amazon Echo Dot

Save 20% on the Amazon Echo Dot The $39.99 price equals the lowest ever charged for the Amazon Echo Dot , matching a Black Friday sale from a year ago. The deal will run all day Wednesday, May 24 and officially expire at 11:59 p.m. The Echo Dot is equipped with the Alexa voice service, allowing it to be controlled with just the sound of your voice. Why would you buy an Echo Dot instead of an Echo or something like the Googl... [Full Article...]

Britain raises terror threat level after concert carnage

Campaigning for the June 8 election, which opinion polls suggest May's Conservative Party is on track to win, has been suspended as a mark of respect. President Donald Trump reacted to the bombing while on a trip in the Middle East, calling those behind it " evil losers ". "This wicked ideology must be obliterated". [Full Article...]

First Lady Melania Trump, rejecting her husband once again

First Lady Melania Trump, rejecting her husband once again As the U.S. President along with wife Melania landed in Rome, the former's hand was ignored yet again by the first lady. Hours later, upon arriving in Brussels, Belgium, with the president, Mrs. Melania Trump appears to have swatted away her president husband's invitation to hold hands for the second day in a row. Mrs. Trump had previously written to Pope Francis for permission to visit t... [Full Article...]

Mobile Stirs Pot with Deal for Verizon Switchers

Mobile Stirs Pot with Deal for Verizon Switchers The offer is for a limited time only, and starts on May 31. This latest deal has all the trappings of typical switcher promotions - T-Mobile will pay the remaining balance on your device, hook you up with a new plan, and let you add additional lines at a discount. [Full Article...]

Melania and Ivanka Trump veiled and demure at Pope meeting

Following a visit with Pope Francis , First Lady Melania Trump visited the Vatican's children's hospital Wednesday, meeting with patients, painting pictures with them and taking selfies. Andrew Chesnut, professor of religious studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, told RNS on Wednesday the meeting was a "solid foundation for communication". [Full Article...]


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