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  • Richard Gere’s ‘Arbitrage’ character likened to Bill Clinton

    Washington, September 19 (ANI): Richard Gere has said that his character in the film ‘Arbitrage’ has a lot in common with President Bill Clinton. In the Nicholas Jarecki drama, Gere plays a likeable, family-oriented rich hedge-fund CEO whose extramarital affair and poor business decisions have severe consequences on his life and family. “It’s like with…

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  • Prejudice can cause depression

    Washington, September 19 (ANI): Many cases of depression may be caused by prejudice from the self or from another person, a new study suggests. William Cox of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and colleagues argue that prejudice and depression are fundamentally connected. Consider the following sentence: “I really hate _____. I hate the way _____ look….

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  • Pak claims ‘sharp decline’ in missing persons following judicial, media scrutiny

    Islamabad, Sept. 19 (ANI): The chairman of Pakistan’s National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Human Rights has informed a UN mission, that incidents of enforced disappearances had declined sharply since the issue became the focus of the judiciary, parliament and media. Riaz Fatiana, who met with the two-member UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances,…

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  • ‘Pak Govt. playing ‘tricks’ on SC in Swiss letter case’

    Islamabad, Sept. 19 (ANI): Pakistan premier Raja Pervez Ashraf’s assurance to the Supreme Court to write to Swiss authorities asking to reopen graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, is nothing but a mere ‘trick’ by the government to buy more time from the court, sources have revealed. “President Zardari has performed a new trick…

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