Who qualifies as a threat for the FBI?

Writing in Rolling Stone this week, Rick Perlstein looks at how the FBI regularly entraps and creates “terrorists” out of anarchists and activists, while comparatively ignoring violent white supremacist groups.

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Liberal’s in Pakistan tout Half Truths

Half Truths are like half bricks; you can throw them farther

By Usman Khalid

India is relying on the Zardari-Gilani administration to deliver ‘economic failure’ to make Pakistan a vassal state like Bangladesh. But that is the subject of something I wrote before.

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LMFAO and Adele shine at the Billboard Awards

Energetic performances and heartfelt tributes took center stage at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, as Adele, LMFAO, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Taylor Swift came away with the top awards.

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Annular solar eclipse seen in Asia, North America

The sun and moon aligned over the Earth in a rare astronomical event on Sunday – an annular eclipse that dimmed the skies over parts of Asia and North America, briefly turning the sun into a blazing ring of fire.

As the eclipse reached its peak, a crowd of several thousand viewers gathered in a . . . → Read More: Annular solar eclipse seen in Asia, North America

Trouble brews in Muridke

SHEIKHUPURA / MURIDKE: More than 40 people were arrested from Dera Sehgal farms on Friday in a murder and terrorism case against 235 named and over 200 unidentified people of the Bhullar village.

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Pakistani students win 4th place at international science fair

Three Pakistani teenagers managed to snag fourth place at the international science fair in the US on Friday.

The project entitled “Energy Square for Cattle,” created by Mahnoor Hassan, Shiza Gulab and Bushra Shahed of the Institute of Computer and Management Sciences in Peshawar, took fourth prize, and a $500 award, in the Animal Sciences . . . → Read More: Pakistani students win 4th place at international science fair

Flight Brawl- PM’s Son Musa Shows No Respect For Law

KARACHI: A brawl took place between the PIA air crew members and Prime Minister’s son and MNA Ali Musa Gilani who was on board PIA flight PK305 from Lahore to Karachi.

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Hindu temple in Peshawar sabotaged

In a brazen act of vandalism, unidentified men sneaked into a Hindu temple in the capital city of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday, smashed a holy figurine and burnt down scriptures and images of deities.

“We opened the temple around 6pm and found all holy scriptures and images burnt down. A statuette of Lord Shiva was also . . . → Read More: Hindu temple in Peshawar sabotaged

Twitter unblocked after hours of suspension

After blocking for many hours, Pakistani authorities have lifted a ban on twitter, the social networking website.

Earlier Pakistan had blocked  Twitter on Sunday because it refused to remove material considered offensive to Islam, said one of the country’s top telecommunications officials.The material was promoting a competition on Facebook to post images of Islam’s Prophet . . . → Read More: Twitter unblocked after hours of suspension

Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb dies from cancer

Singer, whose all-brother vocal group defined disco era on “Saturday Night Fever” soundtrack, dies after cancer battle.

Robin Gibb, a performer who enjoyed decades of success as part of all-brother singing trio the Bee Gees, has died aged 62 after a battle against cancer.

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