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Pakistan Urges US to Tackle Militant Shelters in Afghanistan Pakistan Urges US to Tackle Militant Shelters in Afghanistan
- August 25, 2017

In a statement issued after the meeting, the civilian and military leadership countered the USA criticism by reminding it of Pakistan's role in the protracted conflict and asking that Washington work with Islamabad with a focus on core issues such as the elimination of terrorist safe havens inside Afghanistan , better border management, the repatriation of millions of Afghan refugees and a re-invigoration of the Afghan peace process for a political settlement. (more...)
Afghanistan calls for peace as U.S. refuses to pull-out
- August 25, 2017

Taking note of United States security aid to Pakistan, Anton said America received in return "indifference to border crossing and terrorist safe havens and sanctuaries" in the tribal regions along the Pakistan-Afghan border, Politico reported. (more...)
Energy Select Sector SPDR (XLE) Position Held by Montag A & Associates Inc Energy Select Sector SPDR (XLE) Position Held by Montag A & Associates Inc
- August 25, 2017

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Game of Thrones too racy for Vic street Game of Thrones too racy for Vic street
- August 25, 2017

A property developer in the Australian state of Victoria has been forced to change a street name inspired by the popular television series " Game of Thrones " following a complaint, local media reported. The City of Greater Geelong voted to change the name after the Office of Geographic Names decided it wasn't compliant with its naming rules. "(Names) must not be detrimental to the preservation of longstanding community values", Ms Gardner said. (more...)
Percent of Americans See Trump as Divider, Poll Finds Percent of Americans See Trump as Divider, Poll Finds
- August 25, 2017

The survey released by George Washington University on Thursday showed that 53 percent of Americans disagreed with Trump's way of handling the reclusive state, while 43 percent approved. A new poll finds that though Americans have little faith in Trump's character and efficacy, a majority are still in support of his political agenda. (more...)
Chow Yun-Fat spotted clearing uprooted tree from road after Typhoon Hato Chow Yun-Fat spotted clearing uprooted tree from road after Typhoon Hato
- August 25, 2017

No vessels were permitted to enter the port, and ferry services to Macau and to Hong Kong's outlying islands were canceled. Hong Kong is facing one of the most serious storms to come through in the last five years, with the Observatory raising the storm warning to the highest level Wednesday morning. (more...)
Concerto annullato a Rotterdam per minaccia terroristica Concerto annullato a Rotterdam per minaccia terroristica
- August 25, 2017

Anche per i musicisti, nessun problema. Inoltre, nei pressi del locale del concerto , la polizia ha trovato un furgone sospetto con targa spagnola e conducente spagnolo , ora in stato di fermo. La sala poteva ospitare circa mille persone. La polizia ha temuto il ripetersi della strage del Bataclan , uno dei sei obiettivi colpiti dalla cellula di Isis il 13 novembre del 2015 a Parigi , dove si esibiva un'altra band americana, gli " Eagles od Death' ". (more...)
Paralyzed dancer awarded $148 million talks about accident, injuries Paralyzed dancer awarded $148 million talks about accident, injuries
- August 25, 2017

City attorneys argued that a device that blocks pain from the lower body would mitigate Darden's suffering, but the inventor of the device testified he was skeptical of the relief it would provide, Salvi said. "At that point, I knew I was paralyzed", the now 26-year-old said fighting back tears. Darden sobbed when her verdict was read by the judge on Wednesday. (more...)
Pakistan brushes off United States criticism on Afghanistan Pakistan brushes off United States criticism on Afghanistan
- August 25, 2017

In his Monday address to troops at Fort Myer in Arlington, Virginia, Trump offered few specifics, but he did outline reasons for his decision to extend and expand the USA presence in Afghanistan , a reversal from his strident past criticism of previous administrations for involvement there. (more...)
Qatar foreign minister spoke with Iran's FM Qatar foreign minister spoke with Iran's FM
- August 25, 2017

They share a massive offshore natural gas field, called the South Pars Field by Iran and the North Field by Qatar. Doha dodged the worst logistical obstacles of the blockade by shifting its main export hub from the United Arab Emirates to Oman when the row first became public. (more...)
Amnesty slams coalition's reliance on ordnance in Raqqa Amnesty slams coalition's reliance on ordnance in Raqqa
- August 25, 2017

In doing so they de facto reduced the control IS has over Raqqa to the western and northern neighborhoods of the main metropolitan area. The Britain-based Observatory said that was the single largest daily death toll since the US -backed Syria Democratic Forces ( SDF ), a group of Kurdish and Arab militias, began their assault on Raqqa last June after a long campaign to isolate Islamic State inside the city. (more...)
Every county in the United States set to have an ObamaCare option Every county in the United States set to have an ObamaCare option
- August 25, 2017

State regulators have been negotiating with insurers to sell plans in counties where other plans, including numerous large, publicly traded companies, pulled back from the law.While people in places without Obamacare plans would have been able to buy health insurance, they wouldn't have access to the subsidized coverage that's available under the law. (more...)
Piglets saved from fire served for dinner at fire station Piglets saved from fire served for dinner at fire station
- August 25, 2017

But months later, they were turned into organic sausages and given to the firefighters who saved them . Many people were repulsed by the post, with one follower commenting: "Jesus could she not just say thanks!" There was a mixed reaction on social media with Mrs Rivers and the firefighters facing criticism in certain quarters. (more...)
Russia, China Respond to New Sanctions: 'They Won't Help' Russia, China Respond to New Sanctions: 'They Won't Help'
- August 25, 2017

The Treasury Department , which oversees United States sanctions programs, said those targeted by the sanctions had helped people known to support the North's nuclear and ballistic missile programs, or had traded in North Korean energy, exploited its workers or acted as a conduit to the worldwide financial system. (more...)
China asks United States to respect Pakistan's role in Afghanistan China asks United States to respect Pakistan's role in Afghanistan
- August 25, 2017

White House officials have gone further and threatened aid and military cuts, as well as other measures to force Pakistan's hand and force them to help bring about an end to the 16-year-old war. Security aid comes under several headings, including counter-narcotics, counterterrorism, military education, money to assist with purchase US military equipment, and transfers of excess military gear. (more...)
Pakistan To US: Don't Look Us At, Look At Afghanistan Harboring Terrorists
- August 25, 2017

The National Security Committee on Thursday demanded an immediate USA military effort to eliminate sanctuaries harbouring terrorists and miscreants on the Afghan soil and rejected the notion that India could be the net security provider in the South Asia region. (more...)
Spain twin attack toll reaches 15, suspected van driver named Spain twin attack toll reaches 15, suspected van driver named
- August 25, 2017

Spanish authorities were officially notifying European police of the identity of the suspect to enable the launch of a Europe-wide manhunt. The terrorist cell also appeared to have been plotting at least one bombing in Barcelona - a plan that was aborted when gas canisters being used to assemble bombs accidentally exploded. (more...)
Mark Wahlberg tops list of Hollywood's highest-paid actors Mark Wahlberg tops list of Hollywood's highest-paid actors
- August 25, 2017

The former rapper now actor topped the list The World's Highest-Paid Actors 2017 after earning big for movie franchise Transformers: The Last Knight and the upcoming film Daddy's Home 2 . Ryan Reynolds is also on the list alongside Jeremy Renner , Mark Ruffalo , and Chris Hemsworth. Perhaps not surprisingly, the actors still significantly outearn their female counterparts. (more...)
San Francisco braces for upcoming Patriot Prayer rally San Francisco braces for upcoming Patriot Prayer rally
- August 25, 2017

Lee and state senator Scott Wiener quickly issued statements expressing their displeasure with the decision. We will not let this rally destroy our city. The event's Facebook page said it's bringing in speakers of all ethnicities, including black, Hispanic and Muslim speakers. Antifa doesn't even care about fighting "racists". (more...)
You can get shot for shouting 'Allahu Akbar' in Venice, says mayor You can get shot for shouting 'Allahu Akbar' in Venice, says mayor
- August 25, 2017

The Mayor of Venice has controversially ordered that anyone who is caught shouting Allahu Akbar will be gunned down by snipers. "If someone shouts Allahu Akbar while running through St Mark's Square, we'll shoot them", Brugnaro said. After the meeting was over, Mr Nardella was leaving when Mr Brugano ran up and grabbed him, at which point he shouted the phrase - which means God is greatest in Arabic and is often shouted by terrorists during attacks. (more...)
CRH records 2% sales rise, sells Americas distribution business fro €2.2 billion CRH records 2% sales rise, sells Americas distribution business fro €2.2 billion
- August 25, 2017

Some of those funds have already been used to acquire Fels, a German lime and aggregates company, for €600 million and CRH spent a further €630 million on smaller acquisitions in the first six months of the year. The interim dividend has been increased by 2pc to 19.2c per share. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization totaled EUR1.18 billion, up from EUR1.12 billion. (more...)
White House expresses gratitude to Malaysian, Singapore Navies for rescue efforts White House expresses gratitude to Malaysian, Singapore Navies for rescue efforts
- August 25, 2017

Four days after the USS John S. McCain collided into a tanker off Singapore - tearing a huge hole in the destroyer's side in the latest accident involving a United States warship - hopes are fading that any of the 10 sailors who went missing will be found alive. (more...)
American Horror Story season 7 trailer reveals its Donald Trump connection American Horror Story season 7 trailer reveals its Donald Trump connection
- August 25, 2017

Cult's first trailer placed a focus on the aftermath of the 2016 USA presidential election. The particulars of the season have been trickling out slowly over the last few months. Evan Peters' Kai, however, seems jubilant. She then reveals to her therapist that she has coulrophobia, the fear of clowns, and that her condition is getting worse. (more...)
Sidharth showcases his brilliant rapping skills for A Gentleman song Sidharth showcases his brilliant rapping skills for A Gentleman song
- August 25, 2017

Also, Sidharth's Brothers co-star Akshay Kumar promoted A Gentleman by posting a hilarious video on Twitter. The former Censor Board chief reportedly chopped a ' prolonged' kissing scene by over half which featured Sidharth and Jacqueline. (more...)
P's conference put off as major parties stayed away P's conference put off as major parties stayed away
- August 25, 2017

Meanwhile, Pakistan People's Party and Pakistan Muslim League-Functional have denounced MQM assertions that they had assured MQM leadership of their participation in the conference, but ditched them at the last moment. He further said that the party would continue to hold dialogue with the PSP and Afaq Ahmed as it would not only strengthen democracy, but also the country. (more...)
We will not fail in Afghanistan: US General We will not fail in Afghanistan: US General
- August 25, 2017

Trump on Tuesday cleared the way for the deployment of more United States troops to Afghanistan , while pillorying Pakistan for offering safe havens to "agents of chaos". The visit of a Pakistani delegation is set to explore the possibilities for further cementing defense ties between the two nations. Earlier this month, Russian firms signed a deal to bring investment to Pakistan and establish a medium-sized oil refinery in district Kohat of KP province. (more...)
James Cameron Calls 'Wonder Woman' James Cameron Calls 'Wonder Woman' "A Step Backwards"
- August 25, 2017

He continued, " Sarah Connor was not a beauty icon. She was strong, she was troubled, she was a bad mother, and she earned the respect of the audience through pure grit", he said. He Wednesday actress Suzy Amis in 2000 after meeting her on the set of Titanic . "They inherently don't need you!" He added that a character from one of the Terminator franchise was a much better example of a strong woman in the movies. (more...)
Two People Detained, Newborn Infant Taken from North Fargo Apartment Building Two People Detained, Newborn Infant Taken from North Fargo Apartment Building
- August 25, 2017

Police have not released information on Greywind's whereabouts or if she has been found. Fargo Police said that the newborn was found at the apartment complex Thursday afternoon and two people have been detained for questioning. "She would not simply leave that woman's loft and go some place". "We didn't contemplate it", Norberta said. "I repeatedly called her, texted her", she said. (more...)
11 beheaded in attack on Libya checkpoint, say pro-Haftar forces 11 beheaded in attack on Libya checkpoint, say pro-Haftar forces
- August 25, 2017

Forces allied with the United Nations-backed Government of National Accord drove IS jihadists from their stronghold of Sirte on the Mediterranean coast in December. Meanwhile, Haftar's forces also face attacks from Islamist extremist groups like Isis operating in the country. The base was occupied by the Brigades defending Benghazi (BDB), a coalition of combatants -including islamists- opposed to Khalifa Haftar. (more...)
The Palace of Auburn Hills is closing The Palace of Auburn Hills is closing
- August 25, 2017

When Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores announced past year that the team would move downtown and play in the new Little Caesars Arena , it seemed like just a matter of time before this announcement was made. No decisions or timetable regarding future plans for the property or building have been made at this time, according to a release from The Palace. Palace Sports & Entertainment is asking concertgoers to share their favorite concert experiences and venue memories by using the hashtag ... (more...)

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