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United States may put sanctions on Pak officials with terror links United States may put sanctions on Pak officials with terror links
- August 25, 2017

The number of attacks has decreased, the security apparatus has been upgraded and various networks have been dismantled. While speaking on the Geo News show , Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Sath , the foreign minister said that they went to Saudi Arabia a day earlier to speak to the Saudi leadership and explain the matter to them. (more...)
Rabbis Boycott Trump After Charlottesville Remarks Rabbis Boycott Trump After Charlottesville Remarks
- August 25, 2017

After a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville , Virginia on August 12, Trump blamed "many sides" for the weekend's violence and later said there were "many fine people" on both sides of the rally. Some Orthodox Jews initially reported frustration at their community's lack of response to Charlottesville. Third, the rabbis' offer of prayer was appropriate but so, too, would have been an invitation to accompany a group of rabbis for another tour of the United States Holocaust Memorial ... (more...)
Trump threatens possible government shutdown if Congress won't fund border wall Trump threatens possible government shutdown if Congress won't fund border wall
- August 25, 2017

Now, there are 63 miles of fence, and illegal border crossings are down more than 80 percent, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Customs and Border Protection Officials saying illegal immigration in the Yuma sector went down by nearly 130,000 apprehensions. (more...)
Turkey and Vietnam look to double trade, deepen defence ties Turkey and Vietnam look to double trade, deepen defence ties
- August 25, 2017

Meanwhile, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim recommended that legal corridor should be more open and transparent to support effective operation of the enterprises. On trade, Yildirim said Turkey was ready to start negotiating a free-trade agreement and had already decided upon double taxation avoidance and trade facilitation with Vietnam. (more...)
China urges United States to withdraw sanctions against its companies over N. Korea China urges United States to withdraw sanctions against its companies over N. Korea
- August 25, 2017

The sanctions announced by the United States on Tuesday were the second against Chinese companies accused of having business relations with North Korea and sponsoring its nuclear programme since President Donald Trump came to power. Addressing reporters at the State Department, Tillerson said that North Korea had "demonstrated some level of restraint that we have not seen in the past" by not conducting missile launches or provocative acts since the UN Security Council adopted tough sanctions ... (more...)
GOP divided on Trump's shutdown threat; Dems opposed
- August 25, 2017

And as Rachel noted on last night's show, the New York Timesreports that Trump has also clashed with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) for - you guessed it - not doing more to shield him from the investigation that threatens to derail his presidency. (more...)
MAC to Launch Aaliyah Collection MAC to Launch Aaliyah Collection
- August 25, 2017

She also starred in films like " Romeo Must Die " and " Queen of the Damned ", the latter released after her death. "You made it happen!" According to the petition creator-one Jennifer Risinger, hero-both Missy Elliott and Rashad Haughton, Aaliyah's brother, have condoned the ask. (more...)
Most Americans Believe Donald Trump Is Dividing the Country
- August 25, 2017

A Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday showed that among all adults, 63% blamed white supremacists, compared to just 16% who blamed counterprotesters for the violence. The Quinnipiac Poll reported that 39 percent of voters supported removing Confederate statues , compared to 50 percent who said they disagreed. For some comparison, in the same survey, 5% of voters said prejudice against minority groups was "not a problem at all" in the US. (more...)
Kofi Annan arrives in Burma as Arakan Commission submits final report Kofi Annan arrives in Burma as Arakan Commission submits final report
- August 25, 2017

Regarding claims of abuse by the security forces, the report said it was "not mandated to investigate specific cases of alleged human rights violations". In response to frustrations from applicants, the commission recommended that those who have lost their or their parents' documents should be permitted to submit documentation from another family member, such as an uncle or aunt. (more...)
Park adds to story of found teen Park adds to story of found teen
- August 25, 2017

His stepfather, Hubert Dyer Jr., became separated from Bohanan in the remote area of the park while looking for ginseng in the park, officials said. Officials believe Bohanan was within those search parameters the whole time. "Our cell phone forensic data showed that too, that he tried to call", he explained. He encouraged people to stay on the trails and go in with the proper gear, and "if for some reason you get lost stay put because we will find the last point you were seen and we will ... (more...)
White House Already Has Paperwork Ready for Joe Arpaio Pardon White House Already Has Paperwork Ready for Joe Arpaio Pardon
- August 25, 2017

I don't mean for us, the media, because he went after us, but for the country. In his initial remarks within hours of the attack on August 12 he blamed " many sides " for the violence. "So, was Sheriff Joe convicted for doing his job? ". "I think he'll be just fine ". I won't do it tonight because I don't want to cause any controversy, okay? She was one of the attorneys who litigated the civil rights case against former Maricopa County, Ariz., sheriff Joe Arpaio brought by the ACLU ... (more...)
Donald Trump Hits Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan for Debt Ceiling 'Mess' Donald Trump Hits Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan for Debt Ceiling 'Mess'
- August 25, 2017

Treasury to meet its payment obligations. Shortly thereafter, McConnell delivered a speech and "offered mostly praise" for Trump at the Kentucky Farm Bureau's annual ham breakfast Thursday morning, as CNN reports . Trump are "totally on the same page" on legislative agenda and priorities. The official did not, however, deny that Trump and McConnell have not spoken in weeks . (more...)
Smuggled baby tiger cub found by border guards in California Smuggled baby tiger cub found by border guards in California
- August 25, 2017

This Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows a male tiger cub that was confiscated at the U.S. border crossing at Otay Mesa southeast of downtown San Diego early Wednesday. The cat was removed from the auto and placed in an animal crate until it was picked up by U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials, Wasiluk said. In April, Mexican officials seized a nine-month old Bengal tiger in Tijuana after the cub fell from a third-floor terrace onto a neighbor's ... (more...)
Russian bombers flew mission over Korean peninsula Russian bombers flew mission over Korean peninsula
- August 25, 2017

Russian strategic bombers flew a rare mission over the Korean peninsula as United States forces conducted joint military exercises with South Korea, according to a report on Thursday. A country may declare an ADIZ unilaterally, as a way to require foreign military aircraft to identify themselves and their plans. It said the TU-95MS bombers were refuelled in mid-air during the mission, and that during parts of the route they had been escorted by South Korean and Japanese military jets. (more...)
China says US IP probe is 'irresponsible', urges cooperation China says US IP probe is 'irresponsible', urges cooperation
- August 25, 2017

But China's policy of forcing foreign companies to turn over technology to Chinese joint venture partners and failure to crack down on intellectual property theft have been long-standing problems for several U.S. "This [the use of Section 301] is something that is controversial, even in the United States, and the Trump administration is facing many challenges", Liao said. (more...)
Viral photo of Trump rally in Phoenix actually photo of Cavs parade Viral photo of Trump rally in Phoenix actually photo of Cavs parade
- August 25, 2017

I love the Great State of Arizona. New York Times reporter Simon Romero, in Phoenix , covered the violent aftermath of Tuesday night's Donald Trump rally, as left-wing protesters , many violent, faced off with Trump fans: " Trump Rally in Phoenix Touches Nerves in City As Opposing Sides Meet ". (more...)
Huckabee Sanders: Corker Questioning Trump's Competence Is 'Ridiculous and Outrageous' Huckabee Sanders: Corker Questioning Trump's Competence Is 'Ridiculous and Outrageous'
- August 24, 2017

He won on talking about building a wall. And he's got to demonstrate the characteristics of a president who understands that. Later in the press briefing, Urban Radio Networks reporter April Ryan asked how a government shutdown over the border would affect the economy. (more...)
Hillary Clinton describes Trump as 'creep' in forthcoming book Hillary Clinton describes Trump as 'creep' in forthcoming book
- August 24, 2017

But in this new book, Clinton does not hold back. "But I did", she wrote. Before taking on Clinton, Conway criticized former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper for speculating on Wednesday that Trump might not be fit for the office of the presidency. (more...)
United Kingdom govt.'s tough line on foreign students suffers setback United Kingdom govt.'s tough line on foreign students suffers setback
- August 24, 2017

The IPS estimates have consistently suggested that far fewer overseas students - numbering the tens of thousands - were leaving the United Kingdom than arriving, leading to government ministers, including Prime Minister Theresa May in her previous role as home secretary, to attack the education sector as a source of illegal immigration. (more...)
TN government grants 30-day ordinary leave to Rajiv Gandhi killer TN government grants 30-day ordinary leave to Rajiv Gandhi killer
- August 24, 2017

The request was earlier rejected by the DIG of prison, Vellor range, stating that he is not eligible for "ordinary leave" under Rule 22. A letter by Niranjan Mardi, Additional Chief Secretary to Government, to the Deputy Inspector General of Prisons, Vellore, cited the health condition of the convict's father and instructed that he 'should be provided with strong police escort during the period of leave'. (more...)
US Sanctions Chinese, Russian Companies Aiding N. Korea US Sanctions Chinese, Russian Companies Aiding N. Korea
- August 24, 2017

Among the targeted entities are the China-based Dandong Rich Earth Trading Company, which has purchased banned vanadium ore from North Korean interests, and Gefest-M LLC, a company directed by Russian national Ruben Kirakosyan, which has procured metals for a North Korean firm linked to its nuclear and missile programs. (more...)
Six in 10 Americans reject Trump reaction to Charlottesville Six in 10 Americans reject Trump reaction to Charlottesville
- August 24, 2017

The poll, which you can view in its entirety here , shows 59 percent of voters believe Trump is encouraging white supremacist groups, and 64 percent believe those groups pose a threat to the country. Trump now infamously said that there were "many sides" to the violent rallies that ended up killing Heather Heyer, 32, at the hands of a white supremacist participant who drove his vehicle into a crowd of counter-protesters, and injured several others. (more...)
Angola elections 2017: MPLA leads in early vote count Angola elections 2017: MPLA leads in early vote count
- August 24, 2017

UNITA said it had 40 percent of two million votes in its count, compared to 47 percent for the MPLA, whose Portuguese acronym means Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola. Under the Angolan election system, the head of the party that wins most votes becomes president. Mr dos Santos, 74, is expected to remain ruling party leader, although there have been concerns about his health since he received medical treatment in Spain this year. (more...)
Couple 'see JESUS' watching over their baby girl in ultrasound image Couple 'see JESUS' watching over their baby girl in ultrasound image
- August 24, 2017

And it looks like Jesus". "This is distinct ― I mean, there's another face looking at my daughter!" 'When I seen it, it nearly brought tears to my eyes. Alicia Zeek and fiancé Zach Smith told WPMT-TV that, while they are not especially religious, they're convinced the image to the left of their daughter's head is a bearded Christ - dressed in a robe with a crown of thorns and looking at their baby. (more...)
Divers searching warship's flooded compartments for 10 missing sailors Divers searching warship's flooded compartments for 10 missing sailors
- August 24, 2017

Ten American U.S. Navy Sailors were reported missing after the collision . Reports indicate that the McCain suffered problems with its steering but it was regained before it collided with Alnic MC , which is a 30,000-ton, 600-foot-long oil tanker from Liberia. (more...)
2 girls from Lake Tahoe reported missing in Oregon 2 girls from Lake Tahoe reported missing in Oregon
- August 24, 2017

The missing person's report was filed with the authorities in Lake Tahoe. More than 30,000 people were expected to attend the festival at Big Summit Prairie, in the middle of the Ochoco National Forest. According to Portland CBS affiliate KOIN-TV, 18-year-old Melissa Lea and her younger sister were located Thursday morning. Anyone with information on the girls is asked to contact Crook County Sheriff's Office on 541-447-6398. (more...)
Here's how a Chinese accountant send nuclear weapon components to North Korea Here's how a Chinese accountant send nuclear weapon components to North Korea
- August 24, 2017

The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed new sanctions on Russian companies for supporting North Korea, targeting four Russian individuals and one company. "To put that number in perspective, as of 2016, 67,163 Chinese companies exported to South Korea", the report said. Ryabkov said that the Kremlin is "beginning to work out an inevitable response" and blamed the United States for the deepening rift between the two countries triggered by new sanctions imposed by Trump on Russian ... (more...)
Hostages taken at Downtown Charleston restaurant, 1 person shot Hostages taken at Downtown Charleston restaurant, 1 person shot
- August 24, 2017

Emergency responders including a SWAT team swarmed the downtown restaurant, Virginia's on King, where the shooter reportedly entered, locked himself in, and told patrons he was the " new king of Charleston ". We're also told the CVS Pharmacy in the area has been evacuated. The Post and Courier newspaper reports that employees working in the area near Virginia's On King, a Southern cuisine restaurant, said they were on lockdown and the incident appears to have started at the restaurant. (more...)
Ex-intelligence official: Watergate pales in comparison to Trump scandals Ex-intelligence official: Watergate pales in comparison to Trump scandals
- August 24, 2017

The feud between McConnell and Trump began when McConnell criticized the president for having "excessive expectations" about the legislative process, after Congress failed to deliver the votes on a plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare ahead of their August recess. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo wins UEFA Player of the Year award Cristiano Ronaldo wins UEFA Player of the Year award
- August 24, 2017

Then there was the small matter of 25 Spanish top-flight goals - and a first league title in five years for Madrid - as well as a FIFA Club World Cup triumph in which Ronaldo registered a hat-trick in the final. Netherlands and Barcelona midfielder Lieke Martens won the prize as UEFA Women's Player of the Season following her recent success at Euro 2017. It was for the second consecutive time, but third in overall, with his first coming off following his spectacular performance in the ... (more...)

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