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PTI fails to prove accusations against PM in SC, claims PML-N

PTI fails to prove accusations against PM in SC, claims PML-N

A key leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in Peshawar abandoned his party and joined the rival Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). He said it is regrettable that Imran Khan is now not ready to accept court's offer of setting up a commission, which has been prayed in PTI's petition, to probe the of Panama Papers case.


Mike Pence expected to attend IN bicentennial event finale Sunday

Mike Pence expected to attend IN bicentennial event finale Sunday

Commission Co-Chair Becky Skillman says "since 2011 the Commission has worked to make this year special for everyone in the state". "And we will, in whatever time that we're given left do our best to continue to see in as a crossroad". 2016's Statehood Day celebration looked a lot like those in year's past: there was the choir singing "Back Home Again in IN", an actor playing President Benjamin Harrison, and a student reading her winning submission from the annual essay contest.


Shares in troubled Italian bank plunge amid bailout fears

Shares in troubled Italian bank plunge amid bailout fears

The rebound in Italian banking stocks came as some analysts dismissed the possibility of early elections, saying this would give Renzi's successor time to tackle the troubled banks. It was not immediately clear to what extent retail investors, who hold 2.1 billion euros of Monte dei Paschi junior debt, could be spared in the event of a state rescue.


Frigid temperatures kick off weekend, snow on the way

Frigid temperatures kick off weekend, snow on the way

The weekend will start with cold temperatures with lows in the upper-20 to lower-30s on Saturday morning. Tomorrow will be cold and dry with a good supply of sunshine; the high will be in the low 40s, although communities in far North Alabama will stay in the 30s all day.



Syria president says victory in Aleppo won't end the war

Also in the past 24 hours, the Syrian army troops and Hezbollah resistance fighters managed to take control of al-Jadideh district and immediately moved in several directions to beat terrorists back from their positions in al-Kelaseh, Bab al-Maqam, al-Fardos and Karm al-Deada districts after fortifying their positions in vast areas of al-Salehin district.


Pakistan Says Cross-Border Indian Fire Kills 11 Civilians

Pakistan Says Cross-Border Indian Fire Kills 11 Civilians

Pakistani troops violated ceasefire yet again and resorted to heavy shelling and firing at Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu region today. Kashmir has been divided between India and Pakistan since the end of British colonial rule in 1947. India said it had responded by carrying out "surgical strikes" across the heavily militarised border, sparking a furious reaction from Islamabad , which denied the strikes took place.