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US adds Pakistan party to terror list, calling it a front

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The United States has placed a small Pakistani political party on its list of foreign terrorist groups, calling it a front for the militants behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks. The U.S. State Department says the Milli Muslim League is a front for Lashkar-e-Taiba, a militant group founded …

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France puts 78,000 security threats on vast police database

PARIS (AP) — France has flagged more than 78,000 people as security threats in a database intended to let European police share information on the continent’s most dangerous residents — more than all other European countries put together — according to an analysis by The Associated Press. The data has …

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India’s Jet Airways to buy 75 Boeing jets in multi-billion dollar order

Mumbai, April 4, 2018 (AFP) -Indian airline Jet Airways has entered an agreement to buy 75 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in a deal that could be worth more than $7 billion. The country’s second-largest airline made the announcement to the Mumbai stock exchange late Tuesday. The company did not specify …

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Kremlin demands apology from British PM over spy row ‘idiocy’

Moscow, April 4, 2018 (AFP) -The Kremlin has demanded an apology from British Prime Minister Theresa May and her government which implicated President Vladimir Putin in the nerve agent attack on a former double agent, saying this “idiocy has gone too far” “Their theory will not be confirmed in any …

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Father sexually assaulted his two daughters in return for simple gifts

Cases of child abuse continue to increase KUWAIT CITY, April 3: Deputy Director of Forensic Medicine Dr Noura Ali Al-Omair, said a father had frequently sexually assaulted his two daughters — 12 and 14 years old — respectively in return for simple gifts. During a workshop at the Judicial Institute …

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Police Responding to Active Shooter at YouTube Headquarters

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — Police and federal officials have responded to reports of a shooting Tuesday at YouTube headquarters in Northern California. Police in the city of San Bruno said there was an active shooter but could not provide more information. Multiple 911 calls reported gunfire, and police and …

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Ronaldo scores stunner as Madrid beats Juventus 3-0 in Champions league

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stunning overhead kick for his second goal of the night to help Real Madrid beat 10-man Juventus 3-0 in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Tuesday. Ronaldo’s first goal came in the third minute and was helped by Juve’s …

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Bill to levy taxes on expats remittances – ‘Government may reject bill’

TRANSFERS AMONG ISSUES UP FOR DISCUSSION APRIL 17 KUWAIT CITY, April 3: The bill to levy the remittances of expatriates has been rejected by the Parliament’s Legal Committee even though it was approved by the Parliament’s Finance Committee few days ago. It will soon undergo the voting process in Abdullah …

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Assembly approves to lift immunity of MPs Safaa Al- Hashem and Waleed Al-Tabtabaie

KUWAIT CITY, April 3: The Assembly approved the request of the Public Prosecution to lift the immunity of MPs Safaa Al- Hashem and Waleed Al-Tabtabaie. This came after the Assembly discussed the report of the Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee on the prosecution’s request to lift the immunity of Al-Hashem …

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Reason & logic in tax on expat remittances

The Finance Committee of the National Assembly has approved the draft law on the taxation of expatriate transfers without serious study. For example, the Legislative Committee of the National Assembly, the most rational and experienced, unanimously rejected the bill for constitutional reasons. The government, represented by the Central Bank of …

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