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Evacuation order issued near Kelowna as new wildfire breaks out Evacuation order issued near Kelowna as new wildfire breaks out
- August 25, 2017

Roughly 11 hundred people from 474 properties were evacuated from the area after the fire broke out yesterday afternoon. As of 4 p.m. on Thursday, the fire was estimated at 150 hectares in size, according to B.C. All properties west of Cardinal Creek Road were on evacuation alert and were asked to be prepared to leave on short notice should conditions change. (more...)
House Speaker Ryan: Congress will raise debt ceiling, has many options House Speaker Ryan: Congress will raise debt ceiling, has many options
- August 25, 2017

Another is a spending Bill: Congress will have about 12 working days from when it returns from the break to approve spending measures to keep the government open. Ryan has so far proved immune to calls to criticize the president more than mildly, but McConnell has been reported to wonder in private if Trump can "save [the] presidency". (more...)
Dera chief takes road to Panchkula court; Over 200 trans cancelled Dera chief takes road to Panchkula court; Over 200 trans cancelled
- August 25, 2017

The court framed charges against Singh under Sections 376 ( rape ) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code on September 6, 2008. After the Dera Sacha Sauda followers went on a rampage in various parts of the country, the Punjab and Haryana High Court ordered the attachment of all the properties owned by Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh , reported multiple TV channels. (more...)
New ISIS Video Shows American Child For The First Time New ISIS Video Shows American Child For The First Time
- August 25, 2017

The U.S. -led coalition against ISIS said attacks on militant targets were conducted routinely and the allegation had been sent to their teams for assessment. Unless they are caught and given help, the fear is that they will pose a long-term threat to the security of the region, and the world at large. A portion of the video focuses on Yousef's life in Raqqa, including his playdates with another boy whom he identifies as his 7-year-old best friend. (more...)
China Asks US to Drop New N. Korea Sanctions China Asks US to Drop New N. Korea Sanctions
- August 25, 2017

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula further soared higher after North Korea threatened to fire four ballistic missiles into waters just 30-40 kilometers off the US -controlled Pacific island of Guam. Ryabkov said the U.N. Security Council must now focus on a political settlement. "It is extremely important to keep pressuring North Korea in coordination with the U.S., South Korea, and other countries ", Yoshihide Suga, Chief Cabinet Secretary of Japan told reporters on Friday. (more...)
Trump sees support, protests at American Legion in Reno
- August 25, 2017

At 7 p.m., the scheduled start time of the rally, the crowd peaked in size. They chanted about healthcare. national security, immigration, and women's rights, but the most common theme was the president's response to the violence in Charlottesville . (more...)
Nawaz says SC decision should be overturned Nawaz says SC decision should be overturned
- August 25, 2017

After his disqualification, Sharif held a roadshow from Islamabad to his hometown of Lahore during which he had made a number of speeches in different cities. Nawaz Sharif also proposed initiation of a national dialogue to uphold civilian supremacy and promote a culture of debate. Taking the floor, the former premier inquired that how could the two judges, who disqualified him, in their dissenting notes on April 20, be a part of the five-member bench that disqualified him on July 28. (more...)
McConnell-Linked PAC Attacks 'Chemtrail Kelli' Ahead of Trump Rally McConnell-Linked PAC Attacks 'Chemtrail Kelli' Ahead of Trump Rally
- August 25, 2017

The senator also sponsored legislation aimed at providing legal protection to local law enforcement officials holding undocumented immigrants on ICE detainers, the campaign said . "My campaign has Sanctuary Senator Flake on the ropes and we're seeing people from across Arizona and across the country rally behind our America First message", she said in an email to supporters. (more...)
North Korea Announces New Warheads, Solid Fuel Rocket Engines North Korea Announces New Warheads, Solid Fuel Rocket Engines
- August 25, 2017

Photos featuring a poster of the project were recently released via the state's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper, Yonhap reports . Tensions on the peninsula generally ratchet up during the maneuvers and a series of larger exercises held each spring. (more...)
CIA Spies on US Intelligence Agencies Using Secret Tool CIA Spies on US Intelligence Agencies Using Secret Tool
- August 25, 2017

The files dumped online yesterday reveal details about the inner workings of a biometrics system developed by the CIA, and which the agency has provided to various liaison services, such as the DHS, FBI, and NSA. A branch within the Central Intelligence Agency - known as Office of Technical Services (OTS) - provides a biometric collection system to liaison services around the world "with the expectation for sharing of the biometric takes collected on the systems", according to a file ... (more...)
Stratford High School Principal apologizes for controversial comments on dress code Stratford High School Principal apologizes for controversial comments on dress code
- August 25, 2017

A parent of a Stratford student claims while addressing the dress code , Taylor made a comment concerning leggings. "I've told you this before, I'm going to tell you this now, unless you are a size zero or two and you wear something like that, even though you're not fat, you look fat", Taylor said to her students. (more...)
China's Xi pledges to properly address differences with South Korea China's Xi pledges to properly address differences with South Korea
- August 25, 2017

Since his inauguration in May, Moon has bolstered Korea's ties with the U.S., Japan and Russian Federation, but relations with China remain chilly as the two countries mark 25 years of diplomatic ties. However, the move has angered China, which says the system's powerful radar will look deep into its territory and undermine regional security. South Korean businesses have faced boycotts, especially the Lotte conglomerate, which provided the land on which the missile shield is being constructed ... (more...)
Krikorian: Get behind Trump, GOP, and build the wall
- August 25, 2017

The Times reported Tuesday that Trump and McConnell have not spoken to each other in the weeks since the president punched back at McConnell for suggesting he had "excessive expectations" about the legislative process. "But the unfortunate reality is that until enough Republicans get their heads out of the sand, whether in the Cabinet or in office, he's going to be sitting right where he is". (more...)
Moderate Republicans begin speculating about 2020 primary challenger to Trump Moderate Republicans begin speculating about 2020 primary challenger to Trump
- August 25, 2017

Last but not least, Trump may step further into next year's Arizona Senate race by tormenting one of his most outspoken Republican critics, the state's junior US senator, Jeff Flake, and potentially upsetting the delicate balance of power in the Senate. (more...)
French President Macron's make-up expenses draw scrutiny French President Macron's make-up expenses draw scrutiny
- August 25, 2017

But when it comes to the budget for perfecting his complexion for official engagements, the young leader in his first three months on the job has taken a less modest approach, according to reports in French media. 'It seems that he just wants to hide his real face, ' told the Conservative Daily Mail . A spokesman for the president said: "We called in a contractor in as a matter of urgency". (more...)
Du Plessis to lead World XI in landmark tour Du Plessis to lead World XI in landmark tour
- August 25, 2017

He also revealed that Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs, who was in Pakistan last month as part of the Ronaldinho and Friends friendlies, was a major influence. "Recently, we successfully organized the final of the PSL's second edition in Lahore , which proved to be a catalyst in gaining the confidence of the worldwide community to come and play here". (more...)
Deaths feared as gunmen storm mosque in Kabul Deaths feared as gunmen storm mosque in Kabul
- August 25, 2017

Police have cordoned off the area following the attack. No outfit has claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack so far. The blast followed after a number of gunmen stormed a Shia mosque, Imam Zaman Mosque, during the Friday prayers in Qala-e-Najarha. (more...)
Soldiers reassigned after bringing women to Panama hotel during Mike Pence detail Soldiers reassigned after bringing women to Panama hotel during Mike Pence detail
- August 25, 2017

Four soldiers were reassigned from the vice president's detail earlier this month after they were reportedly seen on tape bringing women back to their rooms, it was revealed on Thursday. There is no indication yet that the women with the soldiers were prostitutes, officials told NBC. The hotel manager in Panama reportedly complained about alleged misconduct by the U.S. (more...)
Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: All you need to know about Dagdusheth Ganpati temple Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: All you need to know about Dagdusheth Ganpati temple
- August 25, 2017

Mumbai, August23 : Ganapati which literally means "guardian of the multitudes".The festival had been publicly celebrated in Pune since the era of Shivaji (1630-1680, founder of the Maratha Empire). Puja is done by saying mantras of Lord Ganesha. The art of pottery comes from the five elements of nature."Three months before Ganesh Chaturthi , the doll-makers gear up for the festival, starting to source clay from dry tank beds". (more...)
$2 million Powerball ticket sold in Joliet
- August 25, 2017

Powerball will be paying out the largest single jackpot ever in North America. The victor should sign the back of the ticket immediately and keep it in a safe place, lottery officials said. Cass Street, will get a $20,000 bonus for selling the winning Powerball ticket, lottery officials said. The Powerball website says there are more than 9 million winners from the drawing - 350,000 are from IL. (more...)
Chinese national charged with USA hacking Chinese national charged with USA hacking
- August 25, 2017

Yu Pingan, 36, was arrested Monday at Los Angeles International Airport on a federal criminal complaint saying he was providing a malicious code linked to cyber-attacks against US government data in 2015, Reuters reported . China opposes of all forms criminal internet activity, she added. Though the victims are not named, some companies appeared to be in the aerospace and energy industries. (more...)
Sanders Gets Emotional Reading Veterans Letter To Trump
- August 25, 2017

When asked a second time, she said that the White House wants to "push forward" with the wall. When ABC News' Jonathan Karl pressed Sanders on this issue, the press secretary sidestepped the fact that Trump clearly abandoned the campaign promise that Mexico was going to fund the wall in favor of passing the bill along to the taxpayer. (more...)
Kimi Raikkonen on top in FP1 as Mercedes sticks to hardest tyre Kimi Raikkonen on top in FP1 as Mercedes sticks to hardest tyre
- August 25, 2017

He began driving in Formula One in the 2001 season and has driven full-time every season since then except for the 2010 and 2011 seasons, when he competed in the World Rally Championship. I have no idea what will happen in his case. Rosberg led from pole position to checkered flag at the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday, only briefly dropping the lead at the start, taking what was also his sixth consecutive victory over all, after he won the last three races of last season. (more...)
Harbour Line train gets derailed near Mahim, affects traffic Harbour Line train gets derailed near Mahim, affects traffic
- August 25, 2017

Three commuters sustained minor injuries, railway authorities said. This is the third derailment incident in the last one week. With the railway officials scurrying for cover over derailment incidents, a narrow gauge train derailed in Gujarat's Dang area on Wednesday. (more...)
Nation's last Confederate flag manufacturer sees sales surge after Charlottesville Nation's last Confederate flag manufacturer sees sales surge after Charlottesville
- August 25, 2017

If you think Charlottesville was only the result of one group of racists and no one else provoked or stirred the pot, then you need to watch the videos of that day again.this time with open eyes and an open mind. The Confederate flag, in her view, has been co-opted for something it doesn't represent. Kennedy said she isn't adding to her staff of 14 flagmakers just yet, though the shop is considering extending hours to meet demand this weekend. (more...)
Most Americans say Trump's behavior 'not what I expect from a president' Most Americans say Trump's behavior 'not what I expect from a president'
- August 25, 2017

Unfortunately, as the president continues to pull the " many sides" card, it's unlikely that this type of behavior will once again retreat into the shadows or be banished altogether to the realm of unacceptable behavior. 32 percent of respondents approved of Trump's response to Charlottesville while 60 percent disapproved. Trump continued. "And the press has treated them absolutely unfairly". (more...)
Harvey strengthens to Category 2 hurricane Harvey strengthens to Category 2 hurricane
- August 25, 2017

A brief-but-haunting video released by NASA on Thursday night shows Hurricane Harvey's powerful churn toward Central Texas, where the slow-moving storm is expected to throttle coastal communities with high winds and up to 25 inches of rain. (more...)
Senator Corker is in the White House's 'Cross Hairs' Senator Corker is in the White House's 'Cross Hairs'
- August 25, 2017

Even when asked about the President's threats of a government shutdown, she repeated the same rhetoric - that this was a huge priority for the President that he remained committed to. "We're committed to making sure the American people are protected". Questions arose regarding how President Trump planned on funding the wall, to which the response was that the President has never said that Mexico "won't" be paying for the wall. (more...)
Why Trump Hates Jeff Flake [Podcast] Why Trump Hates Jeff Flake [Podcast]
- August 25, 2017

Flake is one of the GOP's most vulnerable incumbents in 2018. Recent polls suggest Flake is one of the least popular senators in the country . John McCain in a 2016 Senate primary, is now taking on Sen. "You know I gave a little cheer for that as well". Scarpinato said, though, that Ducey was looking forward to welcoming Trump when Air Force One touches down. (more...)
After US peace overture, North Korean leader orders production of more missiles After US peace overture, North Korean leader orders production of more missiles
- August 25, 2017

North Korea has conducted two nuclear tests and dozens of missile tests since the start of previous year, significantly raising tensions on the heavily militarised Korean peninsula and in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions. In a reminder that the US economic pressure campaign on North Korea continues, the Trump administration on Tuesday imposed sanctions on 16 mainly Chinese and Russian companies and people for assisting North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs and ... (more...)

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