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Ex-Pak army chief Raheel Sharif appointed head of Islamic anti-terror alliance

Pakistan’s recently-retired army chief Gen Raheel Sharif will head a Saudi Arabia-led 39-nation Islamic military coalition formed to combat terrorism, defence minister Khawaja Asif said on Friday. Asif, while speaking during a talk show on Geo TV, admitted that an agreement in this regard was finalised a few days back. He, however, said he did […]

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Mexico will pay us back for building the border wall: Donald Trump

President-elect Donald Trump on Friday tweeted that Mexico will reimburse American taxpayers for a new border wall and that US money spent will be for the “sake of speed”. His tweet came as congressional Republicans and his top aides consider a plan to ask Congress to ensure money is available in US coffers for the […]

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A Look Back at Omarosa and Donald Trump’s Enduring, Mutually Beneficial Friendship

Former Apprentice contest Omarosa Manigault is officially hired. She is joining Donald Trump’s White House staff as director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison. Previously, the 42-year-old Ohio native served as director of African-American outreach in the Trump presidential campaign. Trump and Manigault have a long history that started when the first season […]

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Slowly but surely it looks like Kim Kardashian is returning to a robust social media presence after a self-imposed hiatus following her attack and robbery in Paris last fall. The 36-year-old mother of two took to Snapchat Wednesday night to share what she labeled her “first selfie of 2017 w my mama.” In the pic, […]

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Gabrielle Union Talks Reaching a Settlement With BET: ‘I Am Beyond Excited’

Gabrielle Union has never been more ready to step into Mary Jane’s shoes! The 44-year-old stunner recently finalized a settlement with BET regarding her lawsuit surrounding her show Being Mary Jane. Union claimed that the network had tried to extend Season 4 of the show, making it 20 episodes without her consent and was attempting […]

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Trump Slams Schwarzenegger ‘Apprentice’ Ratings in Morning Tweets

All those pesky president-elect duties must be really distracting Donald Trump because it has taken him several days to finally focus on something we know is important to him: The Celebrity Apprentice premiere ratings. Trump sounded off on the NBC reality show’s Monday night return, which had Arnold Schwarzenegger taking over the boardroom, via a […]

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Inside the Emotional Memorial for Carrie Fisher: ‘Everyone Was Singing’

Friends and family of Carrie Fisher, who died at age 60 on Dec. 27 after a heart attack, gathered Thursday for an intimate memorial at her Beverly Hills home. On Friday, a funeral service for Fisher’s mother, Debbie Reynolds, who died at age 84 following a possible stroke just one day after her daughter, will […]

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Michelle Obama selects Indian-American girl for education campaign

US First Lady Michelle Obama has selected 16-year-old Indian-American Swetha Prabakaran to serve in the inaugural Student Advisory Board of an education campaign which seeks to provide educational opportunities for teenagers in America. Swetha, whose parents immigrated from Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli in 1998, was chosen for ‘Better Make Room’ campaign’s Student Advisory Board in recognition […]

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‘We’re at the final lap’ : MH370 search to end in two weeks, says official

The hunt for missing flight MH370 will end in two weeks, Malaysia’s transport minister said on Friday, as relatives of passengers demanded authorities push on with the search. “We’re at the final lap within these two weeks,” the minister, Liow Tiong Lai told reporters. “We hope we can find the plane.” Liow did not specify […]

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Two years after attacks, Charlie Hebdo sees ‘light at the end of the tunnel’

The editor of Charlie Hebdo believes the world has become less tolerant of the French satirical newspaper’s black humour but he staunchly defends the right to offend, two years after jihadist gunmen killed many of its staff. Charlie Hebdo marked the grim anniversary in typical style with a front-cover cartoon showing a laughing man staring […]

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