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‘Betrayed’ Pakistan army chief won’t ask for further US aid

Pakistan’s army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa spoke with US Central Command General Joseph Votel on the phone and said he feels “betrayed” after recent actions by the US to cut military aid. He will not seek further funding. Bajwa made the comments to Votel earlier this week during a phone call, a spokesman for Pakistan’s military said in a ...

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Microsoft acquires Avere Systems to further hybrid computing mission

In a world shifting to the cloud, Microsoft has carved out a place trying to help companies caught between two worlds — on-prem legacy solutions and the public and private cloud. To help further that hybrid mission, the company announced it was acquiring Avere Systems today for an undisclosed amount. Microsoft describes Avere as “a leading provider of high-performance NFS ...

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Universal Discredit: How Britain’s welfare system is actually plunging people further into poverty

Universal Credit is the government’s flagship welfare program – yet there is copious evidence that an increasing number of families are being dragged into poverty, and critics are now calling for it to be overhauled, if not scrapped altogether. In light of news on Thursday that a woman was found dead in a freezing flat after her benefits were stopped ...

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Palestinians see Priti Patel’s secret Israeli meetings as further proof Britain isn’t their friend

While the UK collectively holds its breath to see whether International Development Secretary Priti Patel will emerge from 10 Downing Street unscathed, Palestinian activists and academics have denounced the Tory MP’s deceptive conduct. Patel was recalled from Africa Wednesday morning by Prime Minister Theresa May after fresh evidence emerged of Patel participating in off-diary, unauthorized meetings with prominent Israeli politicians. ...

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Jose Canseco says he can hit a softball further than Aaron Judge

Judging by his Twitter, Jose Canseco believes he’s still a better slugger than Aaron Judge. Canseco took shots at the Yankees outfielder on Twitter Thursday night, claiming that even at the age of 53 he still has more power than Judge. At least in terms of hitting a softball. I bet I can hit a softball further than Aaron judge ...

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Abby Wambach aims to further ‘evolve the game’

Abby Wambach remembers the days when she first started playing for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer team and the attendance levels, in her mind, “were at an all-time high.” “That was even during the Mia Hamm era,” says Wambach, the retired forward whose rookie year on the national team was 2003, and who later won two Olympic gold medals and ...

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Caitlyn Jenner further slams Trump's transgender military ban

Caitlyn Jenner distanced herself from President Trump and slammed him once again for his transgender military ban in a passionate and politically charged post to her website. The reality star, who was Trump’s most-visible transgender supporter during last year’s election, made it clear that her “allegiance” is to the transgender citizens who have served or are serving the nation’s military ...

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Caitlyn Jenner further slams Trump's transgender military ban

Caitlyn Jenner distanced herself from President Trump and slammed him once again for his transgender military ban in a passionate and politically charged post to her website. The reality star, who was Trump’s most-visible transgender supporter during last year’s election, made it clear that her “allegiance” is to the transgender citizens who have served or are serving the nation’s military ...

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Egypt doubles down on Qatar blockade as Saudi allies slap further bans on Doha

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Cairo will “not backtrack” on the blockade, adding: “Our persistence on its own, our stance, and this block, is pressure in itself.” Cairo, along with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, severed diplomatic and travel ties with Qatar in June, accusing it of backing Islamist militants in the worst crisis among Arab ...

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New GOP Obamacare repeal bill further cuts consumer protections

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans unveiled their latest plan to repeal Obamacare on Thursday, a bill that goes even further to gut consumer protections in the current law by letting insurers sell cheaper bare-bones plans that don’t cover many aspects of health care. The revision did little to win over moderates who were unhappy with the original legislation. The bill includes ...

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