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Stars like Daniel Craig, Steve Carell, and Seth Meyers appear in the White House's new "1 Is 2 Many" PSA on campus sexual assault. Citing statistics that say one in five women is a victim of sexual assault while in college, the PSA pushes for people to become part of the solution. Along with Daniel, Steve, and Seth, Benicio Del Toro and Dulé Hill also voice their support for the cause. Pakistan's High Commissioner Abdul Basit said Wednesday that Pakistan is closely watching the unfolding parliamentary elections in India and is eager to work with whichever government come to power. Basit declared, interacting with media persons formally during his three-day visit to the country's commercial capital,"Whoever becomes the next prime minister of India, whichever government comes to power, we are all for having a meaningful engagement." Over a thousand supporters of the Islamist group Hamas marched through the streets of a West Bank stronghold of its rival Fatah party on Wednesday, testing a surprise Palestinian unity pact the two signed last week. The rally in Ramallah, the Palestinians' de facto capital in the Israeli-occupied territory, followed a funeral in the city's main mosque for Hamas militants killed by Israel in 1998. Their bodies were released from Israeli custody this week. The Congress Wednesday said the Gujarat government had not obeyed the Electuion Commission directive to lodge a police complaint against Chief Minister Narendra Modi for poll code violation. The party said Modi violated the Model Code of Conduct by displaying a paper lotus near a polling booth. Congress general secretary Ajay Maken said the poll panel had given the state government time to file a first information report till 6 p.m. Wednesday "but no action had been taken". Maken told media persons, "We appeal to the Election Commission to ask the Gujarat government not to come under pressure of the chief minister."

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