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FBI hints it paid over $1 m to hack terrorist's iPhone
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The Federal Bureau of Investigation paid more than $1 million to a company to break into the locked iPhone used by a Pakistani-American shooter involved in the San Bernardino terror attack, Director James Comey has hinted. Speaking at a security … No tags for this post.

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Second, short affidavit was to 'dispel misinterpretation', Chidambaram says on …
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New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and former home minister P Chidambaram today reiterated that he did not sign the first affidavit in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, claiming that the controversy over the affidavits was “only to divert attention from … No tags for this post.

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A Pulitzer for his play 'Disgraced' in hand, Ayad Akhtar comes to Washington.
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… and the praised 2012 novel “American Dervish,” which investigates an upbringing not unlike his own, as a first-generation Pakistani American raised near Milwaukee. The result is a flurry of writing — actually stockpiled over years before Akhtar … No tags for this post.

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Student's flight ordeal underscores suspicions endured by Muslims
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“I know you did what you did because of the way I look,” the Pakistani American lawyer from Southern California recalled saying. Ever since the 2010 incident, he has avoided using restrooms on domestic flights. The recent case of UC Berkeley student … No tags for this post.

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'Prison Break' 2016: Pakistani-American Actor Faran Tahir Another Newcomer In …
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Faran Tahir is an actor of Pakistani-American origin. The actor recently announced the news on Facebook stating that his role will be that of a recurring character called Jamil. According to the actor, viewers can see him in Season 5 of “Prison Break … No tags for this post.

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Music Mela electrifies audiences, unites cultures in capital
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The US embassy and the Foundation for Arts and Culture (FACE) jointly organised the Music Mela 2016 boasted more than 15,000 fans over the past three days, excited to hear 30 famed Pakistani, American and global acts. The American band 'Grupo … No tags for this post.

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Gulfshore Playhouse Announces “The Who and the What”
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The Who and the What centers on brilliant Pakistani-American writer, Zarina, who is focused on finishing her novel about women and Islam when she meets Eli, a young convert who bridges the gulf between her modern life and her traditional heritage. No tags for this post.

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We need diverse influences: Artist Shahzia Sikander on her multicultural past …
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Artist Shahzia Sikander on her multicultural past and our future. Human identity is mercurial. Like a human being, it is alive and liable to shift, evolve, challenge and surprise. I was born in Lahore, Pakistan, to a family of storytellers. My father … No tags for this post.

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We bought 'a tool' to hack San Bernandino shooter's iPhone, confirms FBI chief
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The US government purchased “a tool” from a private party to unlock the iPhone used by a Pakistani-American shooter involved in the San Bernardino terror attack, according to FBI Director James Comey. “Litigation between the government and Apple over … No tags for this post.

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MARY POPPINS, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' & More on Tap for Syracuse Stage's 2016-17 Season
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A successful lawyer, Amir Kapour, is a deeply assimilated Pakistani-American with the perfect job, the perfect apartment, and the perfect wife-until it all unravels over the course of a single dinner party (one of the most explosive scenes in recent … No tags for this post.

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Headley claims he told NIA about Ishrat Jahan
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MUMBAI: Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley on Saturday told a special court trying the 26/11 attack case that Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Zaki-ur- Rehman Lakhvi had told him about the Ishrat Jehan 'operation' and wondered why … No tags for this post.

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We bought 'a tool' to hack terrorist's iPhone: FBI chief
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WASHINGTON: The US government purchased "a tool" from a private party to unlock the iPhone used by a Pakistani-American shooter involved in the San Bernardino terror attack, according to FBI Director James Comey. "Litigation between the government … No tags for this post.

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Did you know? Elliphant's new song with Skrillex was shot in Pakistan
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Directed by Pakistani-American director Aisha Linnea, and cinematographer Shahbaz Shigri, Spoon Me is a feast of colours. Sharing screen space with Elliphant, are three transgender Pakistanis, Veena, Saima and Zaini. Noisey reports Elliphant as saying, … No tags for this post.

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Trump threatens a 'rough time' at the Republican National Convention if he isn …
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Current GOP front runner Donald Trump said during a speech in Syracuse, New York on Saturday that the Republican party will have a “rough time” at the party convention in Cleveland in July if his voters aren't heard, according to KCCI. Trump is angry … No tags for this post.

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BJP MP Anurag Thakur to raise Ishrat Jahan case in Parliament
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File Photo of Ishrat Jahan. Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley claimed on Thursday that Ishrat Jahan was an operative of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba. Photo: PTI. With the Centre coming down heavily on the Congress Party over the Ishrat Jahan … No tags for this post.

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