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ABC Whines Trump's 'Assault' on Media at Rally Was 'Incitement' for Violence ABC Whines Trump's 'Assault' on Media at Rally Was 'Incitement' for Violence
- August 24, 2017

The wall was one of Trump's most popular campaign vows, prompting frequent rally chants of "Build that wall!" On the two other issues, Trump was less conciliatory. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Republican senators John McCain and Jeff Flake did not attend the rally. Trump also accused the media of not reporting his comments. (more...)
Pakistan rejects role of 'scapegoat for United States failures' in Afghanistan Pakistan rejects role of 'scapegoat for United States failures' in Afghanistan
- August 24, 2017

He said the U.S. could conceivably impose sanctions on terrorist groups including the Haqqani network, which has links to elements in the Pakistani government, as well as on any Pakistani officials who are tied to these kinds of groups. Angry and offended Pakistanis fired back on Wednesday against Donald Trump's accusations that their country harbors militants, highlighting the heavy toll they have paid fighting extremism and slamming his embrace of arch-rival India. (more...)
Respect Pakistan's sovereignty, security concerns, China tells US Respect Pakistan's sovereignty, security concerns, China tells US
- August 24, 2017

US President Donald Trump also criticised Pakistan - a key Chinese ally - for providing safe havens to terrorist organisations. Beijing is investing around $50 billion in Pakistan as part of a plan unveiled in 2015 to link its far-western Xinjiang region to the Pakistani port of Gwadar in Balochistan province. (more...)
George RR says he has 'no time' to watch 'Game of Thrones' George RR says he has 'no time' to watch 'Game of Thrones'
- August 24, 2017

There's one more episode of the series left on HBO this summer, and after that, at least Martin has a chance to catch up, right? Martin also said that the original destination series of the destination wasn't television. Martin's fans probably hope he doesn't get sucked into a binge-watch of the recent seasons; they've been waiting over six years for " The Winds of Winter " - which, unfortunately, is still not completed. (more...)
We didn't fix admission cut-off marks, stakeholders did - JAMB We didn't fix admission cut-off marks, stakeholders did - JAMB
- August 24, 2017

Ishaq Oloyede , who disclosed in Abuja during the Combined Policy Meeting on 2017 admissions, pegged the mininum score for degree programmes at 120, while that of polytechnics and colleges of education was put at 100. However, Adamu warned that fee for the post-UTME examination should not exceed N2000. "All over the world there is agitation for dynamic educational policy, Jamb only admits for National Diploma not Higher National Diploma so why should we use the same requirement for ND and ... (more...)
Is This Queens Condo Lobby A Hate Crime? Is This Queens Condo Lobby A Hate Crime?
- August 24, 2017

Milano isn't on the sex-offender registry, but there have been three formal harassment complaints against him from residents in recent years, according to police records - including one guy who says he got a condo association letter with a note attached that said: "Read it scumbag". (more...)
Trump aide's email reveals efforts to connect Trump with Putin Trump aide's email reveals efforts to connect Trump with Putin
- August 24, 2017

The "former head of the FBI said I was a diplomat", Kislyak continued, apparently referring to former FBI Director James Comey. "It's going to be hard, and it's not because of us". So far, Dearborn's name has not been mentioned as part of the probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Flynn was forced to resign after these discussions were reported and it emerged that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with the Russian ambassador. (more...)
Sen. McCain's daughter slams Trump supporter calling for her father's death Sen. McCain's daughter slams Trump supporter calling for her father's death
- August 24, 2017

An unusual scenario stemmed from the Tuesday night Trump's rally in Phoenix, Arizona as Sen. John McCain shocked many when he cast the deciding vote on the so-called "skinny repeal", a fact that Trump is still furious over. McCain dramatically returned to Congress after his cancer diagnosis to vote against a Republican health care bill in July. Think of it -seven years. (more...)
Civilians in IS-held Raqa under fire 'from all sides': Amnesty Civilians in IS-held Raqa under fire 'from all sides': Amnesty
- August 24, 2017

The group says it has captured the al-Romaniya district of Raqqa driving out all IS fighters after capturing the eastern part of the city a few days ago. "Civilians are. trapped in the city, under fire from all sides", Amnesty said in a report. People interviewed by Reuters displaced by the fighting said air and artillery strikes have killed civilians, and Reuters reporters have seen massive material damage to buildings and infrastructure as they visit recaptured areas. (more...)
In Setback To Sasikala, Supreme Court Says No Reason To Cancel Conviction In Setback To Sasikala, Supreme Court Says No Reason To Cancel Conviction
- August 24, 2017

Sasikala, along with two of her relatives, V N Sudhakaran and Ilavarasi, was awarded four-year jail term and has been in prison since the conviction. In what has come as a huge setback for AIADMK (Amma) General Secretary VK Sasikala, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed her review plea in the Disproportionate Assets case . (more...)
Nepal PM visits India Nepal PM visits India
- August 24, 2017

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj received him at the airport in the national capital. He also said that Indian Oil Corporation and Nepal Oil are in talks for setting up 100 petrol pumps in the neighbouring country so that employment can be generated for 2,500 Nepalese youth. (more...)
North Korea photos reveal hidden missile program details
- August 24, 2017

Several other companies and individuals were targeted for dealings with already-sanctioned companies that export North Korean workers that build statues in foreign countries, and which are tied to the department that oversees North Korea's ballistic missile program. (more...)
Great houses collide in new images from Game of Thrones' S7 finale Great houses collide in new images from Game of Thrones' S7 finale
- August 24, 2017

The " Game of Thrones " Season 7 finale airs Sunday, August 27 at 9 p.m. ET on HBO . The last episode Beyond The Wall mainly revolved around Jon Snow's mission to retrieve a White Walker , having succeeded at the cost of losing one of Daenerys' dragons and the death of Thoros. (more...)
Vigil Held For Person Fatally Shot By St. Louis Police Vigil Held For Person Fatally Shot By St. Louis Police
- August 24, 2017

Louis police spokesperson Schron Jackson. He said the driver, who he described as a middle-aged man, at one point stopped his auto for a few seconds before accelerating gradually and driving into the group at Manchester and Sarah Street. As if to underscore the complicated situation, however, even supporters who spoke out during the candlelight vigil seemed to get confused, often referring to Herring as "he" with those in the crowd repeatedly calling out "she" in response. (more...)
North Korea promises 'Merciless Retaliation' to US, South Korea North Korea promises 'Merciless Retaliation' to US, South Korea
- August 24, 2017

The Secretary of State said the US hoped that this was a sign that North Korea was looking to de-escalate tensions on the Korean peninsula and, potentially, seek talks on its nuclear and missile development. "What our approach is to bring - as I said, these regional approaches is to bring all the other interest into this effort", Tillerson said. Regardless of Pyongyang's actions, Cho said that the ministry would continue trying to engage North Korea and seek ways to expand civilian ... (more...)
New Pictures Reveal New Missile Arsenal for North Korea New Pictures Reveal New Missile Arsenal for North Korea
- August 24, 2017

North Korea also recently warned Washington against "rash acts" during ongoing joint U.S. Solid-fuel engines help cut the required preparation time for a missile launch and make it more hard for outside observers to detect a launch in advance. (more...)
New North Korea photos may show designs for more advanced missiles New North Korea photos may show designs for more advanced missiles
- August 24, 2017

I respect that fact very much. It's not strong enough. "Maybe, probably not, something positive will come out of it". Song recently ordered the South's military to be prepared to "immediately and sternly punish" any kind of provocation by North Korea, which has caused hostility with two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month and a threat to lob missiles toward the U.S. (more...)
US Visa Suspension Move Tramples on Idea of Freedom: Russia's Ryabkov US Visa Suspension Move Tramples on Idea of Freedom: Russia's Ryabkov
- August 24, 2017

In relation to claims of Russian Federation interfering with the 2016 U.S. presidential elections, Ryabkov stressed that no evidence has been presented to support the allegations, which he described as "mythical". That would leave 455 staffers, matching the number of Russian diplomatic and technical staff in the U.S. Earlier on Wednesday Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said that there is no new Cold War now between Moscow and Washington. (more...)
Chad closing Qatar's embassy there, kicking out diplomats Chad closing Qatar's embassy there, kicking out diplomats
- August 24, 2017

The statement also says Chad's embassy in Qatar is closing and its diplomats are leaving. According to the statement, Qatari ambassador Hissein Brahim Taha received the corresponding notification on Tuesday afternoon. Since Qatar's diplomatic dispute with other Arab nations began in June, Iran has strived to show its support, in particular by sending food shipments to Qatar after Saudi Arabia closed Doha's only land border to such shipments. (more...)
Mascoma Wealth Management LLC Holds Stake in General Dynamics Corporation (GD)
- August 24, 2017

It is down 36.41% since August 23, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, July 11. Giving some intention to the performance of firm, its weekly performance was -0.78% and month's performance was calculated as -2.85%. (more...)
US, Canadian envoys in Cuba suffer mysterious injuries US, Canadian envoys in Cuba suffer mysterious injuries
- August 24, 2017

As others have reported headaches and balance disorders, the doctors have conducted a full battery of tests on both returning personnel and those still stationed in Cuba, where reports of ongoing "attacks" continue. Physicians at the University of Miami Health System told CBS News that they were consulted by the State Department about the patients. "In the case of U.S. (more...)
Tinder date gone wrong: Dog stolen in Leonia is found in Garfield Tinder date gone wrong: Dog stolen in Leonia is found in Garfield
- August 24, 2017

The dog "Maggie", was found Monday night running on a street about 10 miles away. Speaking to the New York Post , Leonia Police said: 'She invited the subject to the house and he arrived with another male subject. Police haven't released the name of the dog's owner, or the 18-year-old who was watching the house. The pooch is a two-year-old white female Maltese named Maggie and police are now asking anyone in the area with information or who may have seen the missing dog to contact them. (more...)
Trump will issue guidelines for the Pentagon on transgender military ban Trump will issue guidelines for the Pentagon on transgender military ban
- August 24, 2017

Military". Studies commissioned by the government have shown that trans-related medical procedures do not decrease "deployability" or tangibly impact budgets and that inclusive policies increase military readiness. "There's a host of issues and I'm learning more about this than I ever thought I would, and it's obviously very complex to include the privacy issues, which we respect", Mattis said. (more...)
Clashes in GDC Anantnag against 'hoisting of tri-colour Clashes in GDC Anantnag against 'hoisting of tri-colour
- August 24, 2017

According to initial reports, Students also ransacked infrastructure and set ablaze tent and some official chairs. For the students of the canal-based degree college, the police had organized this festival this morning. The college students suddenly entered the playground and started hurling stones at the policemen guarding the venue. As the police fired tear smoke shells and tried to disperse them, more students joined in. (more...)
Federal cabinet condemns Trump's remarks, U.S. policy review Federal cabinet condemns Trump's remarks, U.S. policy review
- August 24, 2017

A joint report by the Nobel Prize-winning International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Physicians for Social Responsibility and Physicians for Global Survival released in 2015 said that at least 80,000 Pakistanis have been killed in the US-led war on terror. (more...)
Dual-Citizenship Controversy Threatens Australian Government Dual-Citizenship Controversy Threatens Australian Government
- August 24, 2017

The pair were both born in Australia and inherited British citizenship from their fathers. Joyce has announced he possesses New Zealand citizenship via descent; under Australia's constitution, this bars him from sitting in parliament. In submissions filed ahead of Thursday's hearing, Attorney-General George Brandis recommended a hearing by the full court be held on September 13 and 14, arguing there was a "compelling public interest" to determine the cases as soon as possible. (more...)
Baltimore Cops Caught In 'Questionable Activity' Again At Crime Scene Baltimore Cops Caught In 'Questionable Activity' Again At Crime Scene
- August 24, 2017

The state's attorney's office did not elaborate on the nature of the video. It appeared to show one of them planting a small bag of capsules in a trash-strewn yard. The officers involved in that case have made no public comment. "It's a self-reported video", Baltimore police media Chief T.J. Smith said. Forty-three of those cases were dropped. (more...)
Land denotification case: Yeddyurappa gets a temporary relief from ACB grilling Land denotification case: Yeddyurappa gets a temporary relief from ACB grilling
- August 24, 2017

Yeddyurappa questioning the legality of the registration of two FIRs against him on alleged denotification of land. Justice Aravind Kumar adjourned the hearing after the counsel for Anti-Corruption Bureau ( ACB ), who accepted the notice, sought time to produce records related to the case. (more...)
Spain attacks: Police find belt with real explosives Spain attacks: Police find belt with real explosives
- August 24, 2017

A thorough search of the rubble would also unearth a belt laden with explosives. The judged ruled the evidence to keep holding suspect Mohamed Aalla was " not solid enough ". CCTV images show Younes Abouyaaqoub clambering out of the white van after it crashed into a newspaper kiosk and walking slowly away through La Boqueria, the famous covered food market beside Las Ramblas. (more...)
Supreme Court order on right to privacy today Supreme Court order on right to privacy today
- August 24, 2017

A nine judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court will today pronounce its verdict on whether Right to Privacy is a fundamental right or not. The question was referred to the nine judges. It was also pointed out to the court during the hearing that the Constituent Assembly had considered whether privacy should be a fundamental right at the time of drafting the Constitution and decided against it. (more...)

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