• Testimony: Fox Sports involved in soccer bribes

    Testimony: Fox Sports involved in soccer bribes

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    Three South Americans are on trial in New York - Jose Maria Marin, ex-head of Brazil's Football Confederation; former FIFA vice president Juan Angel Napout and Manuel Braga, who led Peru's soccer federation until 2014. "Are you the one not voting for Qatar?'" he quoted them as saying. Burzaco also testified Tuesday that he had personally bribed Burga, Marin, and Napout for a three- or five-year period, beginning in 2010.
  • Sharif challenges accountability court's decision

    Sharif challenges accountability court's decision

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    Nawaz and his family is facing corruption charges filed against them by the National Accountability Bureau's (NAB) in the wake of Supreme Court orders in Panama Papers case. The counsels of Nawaz and his children, Khawaja Harris and Amjad Pervez, raised objection that the witness submitted unverified documents as they did not have company's stamp.
  • Saudi Planes Bomb Yemen Airport, Blocking Aid Deliveries

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    Iran denies arming the Houthis and blames the conflict in Yemen on Riyadh. After intercepting a Riyadh bound missile last week that was sacked by the Houthi militia, Saudi Arabia tightened their embargo on Yemen , closing all air, land and sea ports with the aim of preventing the smuggling of any weapons into Yemen .
  • Wait over for same sex marriage survey result

    Wait over for same sex marriage survey result

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    Same-sex marriage is on track to be legalised before Christmas after draft laws were introduced to the Senate . "The Prime Minister and I, and other members of the government, have always said that there should be strong protections for religious freedom and freedom of conscience".
  • America is Not Having Bad Luck With Mass Shootings

    America is Not Having Bad Luck With Mass Shootings

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    These types of solutions recognize the reality of the risk without compromising the nature of what a church is created to be: an open and welcoming community while also being wise. In our October 2017 poll, conducted less than a week after the concert shooting in Las Vegas , only 6 percent of Texans thought gun violence was the most important problem facing the country .
  • N.Korean Soldier Flees Through Hail of Bullets

    N.Korean Soldier Flees Through Hail of Bullets

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    The soldier was injured by gunfire from the North Korean side and has been hospitalized, according to South Korea's military. It's the same border area which was visited by US Secretary of Defense James Mattis less than a month ago. on Monday, said Col. Roh Jae-cheon, a spokesman for South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff. North Korean soldiers have occasionally defected to South Korea across the border.
  • 5.5 magnitude natural disaster hits off S. Korea's southeastern coast - state media

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    The tremors were felt all the way in the South Korean capital Seoul some 170 miles away. There has been no report of human casualties so far. Residents in Pohang city just 5.6 miles from the epicentre of the quake were told to evacuate. The Pohang quake is the strongest Korea has experienced since 2016, after the magnitude 5.8 natural disaster in Gyeongju. Local nuclear reactors were operating without disruption, Yonhap news agency said, citing officials at Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power.
  • Joo Koon MRT Station after train collision

    Joo Koon MRT Station after train collision

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    People look after a mass transit train collision at a platform at Joo Koon station in Singapore Wednesday. [LTA - SMRT Joint Statement] This morning at 8.18am, a train heading in the direction of Tuas Link Station stalled at. After three hours, the SMRT reported that the fault had been cleared but trains and stations on the Circle Line were crowded. Trains were delayed on the East-West Line as a result of the collision.
  • US, ASEAN agree to boost cooperation against terrorism, violent extremism

    US, ASEAN agree to boost cooperation against terrorism, violent extremism

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    Apart from the 10 ASEAN Member states, East Asia Summit includes India, China, Japan, Republic of Korea, Australia, New Zealand, United States and Russian Federation. The India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit, as the event is officially known, is an worldwide trade meet in which India holds dialogue with the ASEAN nations to celebrate New Delhi's diplomatic relations with these countries.