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Supporters of Pakistani independent political candidate who lost his seat, gathered to protest against Pakistan Election Commission demanding recounting of votes, in Bannu, Pakistan, Friday, July 27, 2018. A group that monitors elections has urged Pakistan's elections oversight body to address concerns of the country's political parties. (AP Photo/Abdul Haseeb)
July 27, 2018 - 12:17 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — With Pakistani election officials declaring the party of Imran Khan to be the winner of parliamentary balloting, the former cricket star turned Friday to forming a coalition government, since the party did not get an outright majority. That will mean finding allies and cutting...
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July 27, 2018 - 5:21 am
KENILWORTH, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey school superintendent accused of repeatedly defecating on another high school's track has resigned. The Star-Ledger of Newark reports the Kenilworth school board accepted Thomas Tramaglini's resignation Thursday. In an email and voicemail sent to staff, the...
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In this photo provided by the office of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, Pakistani politician Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, delivers his address in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, July 26, 2018. Khan declared victory Thursday for his party in the country's general elections, promising a "new" Pakistan following a vote that was marred by allegations of fraud and militant violence. (Tehreek-e-Insaf via AP)
July 26, 2018 - 2:02 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — As former cricket star Imran Khan claimed victory Thursday in Pakistan's parliamentary election, he has promised to fight corruption and help millions of impoverished citizens. He says he also wants good relations with his neighbors and the United States, but also has leveled...
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Pakistani politician Imran Khan, center, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, casts his vote at a polling station for the parliamentary elections in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. After an acrimonious campaign, polls opened in Pakistan on Wednesday to elect the country's third straight civilian government, a first for this majority Muslim nation that has been directly or indirectly ruled by its military for most of its 71-year history. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
July 26, 2018 - 10:29 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on general elections held in Pakistan (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Pakistan's elections oversight body has rejected allegations by a candidate for parliament that voting in national elections was rigged, saying the polls were held in a free and fair manner. Babar Yaqoob...
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Workers collect ballot boxes and polling material after polling in Lahore, Pakistan, Thursday, July 26, 2018. The suicide attack outside the polling station in Quetta which killed dozens of people, underscored the difficulties the majority Muslim nation faces on its wobbly journey toward sustained democracy. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
July 26, 2018 - 6:00 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's former cricket star Imran Khan and his party were maintaining a commanding lead Thursday amid slow and tedious counting of ballots from a historic election the previous day that was marred by allegations of fraud and militant violence. Election officials said an official...
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Houston Astros George Springer (4) celebrates with his teammates at the end of the Major League Baseball All-star Game, Wednesday, July 18, 2018 in Washington. The American League won 8-6. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 24, 2018 - 3:19 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Baseball's All-Star Game edged down to a record low in viewership as it reversed last year's ratings increase. According to Nielsen Co. ratings out Tuesday, Major League Baseball's exhibition game drew 8.7 million viewers on Fox last week. That's just under the previous record...
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Australian members of the Thai cave rescue team, Craig Challen, left, and Dr. Richard Harris, center, stand with Australia's Governor-General Peter Cosgrove at a function at Government House in Canberra, Australia, Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Harris and his dive buddy Challen were awarded the Star of Courage, the second highest civilian bravery decoration in the Australian honors system after the Cross of Valor, Cosgrave said in a statement. (Sean Davey/AAP Image via AP)
July 24, 2018 - 2:54 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A doctor awarded an Australian bravery medal for his pivotal work in the Thai cave rescue said he was most frightened by not knowing how much sedation to give to the weakened children. Nine Australians involved in rescuing 12 boys and their 25 -year-old soccer coach were...
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August 02, 2017 - 4:13 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — Dylan Bundy allowed three hits over a career-high eight innings, newcomer Tim Beckham had two hits and scored twice and the resurgent Baltimore Orioles beat the Kansas City Royals 7-2 Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory. Seth Smith drove in three runs to help the...
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July 25, 2017 - 10:51 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs have signed quarterback Patrick Mahomes to a four-year rookie contract. Kansas City traded its first- and third-round picks this year and its first-round pick next year to the Buffalo Bills to grab the Texas Tech quarterback with the 10th overall selection. It was...
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July 25, 2017 - 5:47 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – Wichita State women's head basketball coach Keitha Adams announced the Shocker's 2017-18 non-conference schedule Monday morning. There are nine home games, five road trips and a neutral site Thanksgiving tournament. The first two matchups are exhibition contests at home vs...
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