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PPP leader’s election hopes fizzle out after SC order

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed an appeal filed by Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Humayun Khan seeking its permission to contest the July 25 election from NA-151, Khanewal. Mr. Khan approached the top court appealing against a ruling of the Lahore High Court (LHC) that upheld his disqualification by an election tribunal. A bench of the apex court dismissed his appeal and held that his disqualification is not for life. He can contest election after paying off the dues outstanding against him, it…

Vets, Republicans repudiate Trump clash with slain Muslim soldier’s family

WASHINGTON: Veterans groups and Republicans on Monday savaged Donald Trump's war of words with the parents of a slain Muslim American soldier, the latest example of the presidential nominee making statements considered beyond the pale. The feud has shaken the US presidential campaign and become a flash point 99 days before the November election that pits Republican Trump against Democrat Hillary Clinton. Criticism has poured in from outraged veterans groups, relatives of soldiers killed in action and even President…