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What Is The Future Of Pak-US Relations? What Is The Future Of Pak-US Relations?
- August 27, 2017

He said that Pakistan had undertaken operations against terrorists of all hue and colour and there were no safe havens inside Pakistan being used against Afghanistan. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi praised Pakistan's "great sacrifices" in the fight against terrorism and urged their acknowledgement by the world. (more...)
Iraqi forces say ousted Daesh from city of Tal Afar Iraqi forces say ousted Daesh from city of Tal Afar
- August 27, 2017

But there are concerns that ISIS fighters and violence could return to the city - more than a month after Mosul was declared liberated, violence and sleeper cells still exist in the city's west. Despite its losses in Iraq and Syria, ISIS has continued to claim responsibility for attacks carried out by its members or supporters overseas, including this month's deadly attacks in Spain and knife attacks in Russian Federation and Brussels. (more...)
League Cup: Southampton and Newcastle United knocked out, Burnley win derby League Cup: Southampton and Newcastle United knocked out, Burnley win derby
- August 27, 2017

Brady's goal was his first since he marked his home Burnley debut with a brilliant free-kick against Chelsea in January. "This is why he is here, he's a young boy playing against Bardsley who has over 100 games in the Premier League so it was a tough ask". (more...)
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi held meeting with Saudi Crown Prince in Jeddah Shahid Khaqan Abbasi held meeting with Saudi Crown Prince in Jeddah
- August 27, 2017

During the day long visit, Prime Minister will hold meeting with Saudi Prince Muhammad Bin Salman Al-Saud, Vice Custodian of Two Holy Mosques and Crown Prince. The Prime Minister assured the Crown Prince of continued cooperation and collaboration to the benefit of both countries. It is a matter of satisfaction that be it an issue relating to security or defence of Pakistan or political and diplomatic support on issues like Kashmir, Saudi Arabia always stood firmly with Pakistan. (more...)
Syrian army surrounds Islamic State enclave in central Syria Syrian army surrounds Islamic State enclave in central Syria
- August 27, 2017

While holding off the Kurdish YPG in their capital city of Raqqa, ISIS had been losing ground to Syrian government forces elsewhere in the Raqqa Province. "We need support in order to be able to provide these children the rights they are entitled", Equiza said. More than 330,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began in March 2011 with anti-government protests. (more...)
Illinois Tool Works Inc
- August 27, 2017

The stock rose 1.08% or $1.47 reaching $137.34. In associated news, Vice Chairman Christopher A. O'herlihy unloaded 36,467 stocks of Illinois Tool Works shares in a trade dated Mon, Jun 5th. (NYSE: ITW ), from Industrial Goods sector has been on the upside of the performance spectrum. The stock of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW ) for 53,990 shares. (more...)
America Searching Foes and Friends in Pakistan and Afghanistan America Searching Foes and Friends in Pakistan and Afghanistan
- August 27, 2017

Neither troop surge, like the one Trump is proposing, served to finally end the war or bring it even close to being won. Needless to say , those numbers alone don't offer promise of reversing the current Taliban resurgence. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson has given a clean chit to Pakistan as far as terrorism is concerned. Islamabad plays this double game because it views the Afghan Taliban and other terrorist groups as vital tools in its endless struggle against India . (more...)
Asif to visit China, Russia, Turkey over US' Afghan policy Asif to visit China, Russia, Turkey over US' Afghan policy
- August 27, 2017

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi praised Pakistan's "great sacrifices" in the fight against terrorism and urged their acknowledgement by the world. Trump, in unveiling his Afghanistan strategy this week, said Pakistan was playing a double game by accepting American aid while giving safe haven to insurgents who kill Afghan and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops. (more...)
Chevron Corporation (CVX) Given a $123.00 Price Target at Credit Suisse Group
- August 27, 2017

The Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc holds 1.25M shares with $129.41M value, down from 1.48 million last quarter. The stock increased 0.46% or $0.28 on August 25, reaching $60.79. Therefore 72% are positive. JP Morgan maintained the shares of CVX in report on Tuesday, December 15 with "Overweight" rating. The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Wednesday, September 23 by Macquarie Research. (more...)
Franklin Graham: 'We Have Judges Out There Who Hate God' Franklin Graham: 'We Have Judges Out There Who Hate God'
- August 27, 2017

Among those who have spoken up for the coach are Members of Congress who, referencing the 2014 Town of Greece v. Galloway Supreme Court decision on public prayer, contended that the coach was in the right regardless of his status as school employee. (more...)
Pakistan minutely reviewing new United States strategy about Afghanistan, South Asia: Asif Pakistan minutely reviewing new United States strategy about Afghanistan, South Asia: Asif
- August 27, 2017

A source has said that Islamabad is trying to mount a diplomatic offensive to muster the support of friendly countries in the face of Trump's allegations that Pakistan was hosting terrorist "safe havens" on its soil, the Express Tribune reported. (more...)
China criticizes U.S. trade probe as protectionism China criticizes U.S. trade probe as protectionism
- August 27, 2017

Gao also said Beijing was hugely disappointed by the USA measures, which he described as " unilateral and protectionist ". He added that China was strongly displeased by what it called " unilateral and protectionist " action. China still hopes to cooperate with the USA to consolidate achievements from previous talks and to reach further positive outcomes, said the spokesman. (more...)
Trump supporter reportedly shouts death wish for Sen. John McCain Trump supporter reportedly shouts death wish for Sen. John McCain
- August 27, 2017

Although President Donald Trump refused to lambaste Sen. "Not a fan of Jeff Flake , weak on crime & border!" he said. The conservative state senator and physician, who once challenged Sen. Republicans needed his vote, Trump said. "Arizona is 85 percent publicly owned between the federal government, state government, and tribal government", said Flake. (more...)
Why I want to sell Jack Wilshere - Arsene Wenger Why I want to sell Jack Wilshere - Arsene Wenger
- August 27, 2017

Arsenal will be reinvigorated by the return of Alexis Sanchez as Arsene Wenger takes his side to Anfield in a potentially high-octane encounter against Liverpool . The same article says that Sanchez is a target for Manchester City as the summer transfer window reaches its conclusion. But Wenger believes Sanchez's commitment to the cause at the Emirates means he would never consider going on strike. (more...)
Trump Still Hung Up on Crowd Size Following Arizona Rally: 'Packed House' Trump Still Hung Up on Crowd Size Following Arizona Rally: 'Packed House'
- August 27, 2017

Then, there are the hints Trump has dropped that he might issue a controversial pardon for the former local Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was recently convicted of criminal contempt of court for disobeying a federal judge. Trump didn't only focus on Republicans. Later, Trump took on Flake, also without naming him. "So I won't mention any names". Last week, the president tweeted that Flake is "WEAK on borders, crime and a non-factor in Senate". (more...)
Teenage boy in custody following mom's slaying in Farmington Hills Teenage boy in custody following mom's slaying in Farmington Hills
- August 27, 2017

Police and paramedics attempted to revive the woman but were unsuccessful, according to the press release. "I'm just shocked", neighbor Toni Jones said. The husband was reportedly not home at the time of the death. Of note, the husband's license to practice medicine was revoked early this year after it was discovered the man had allegedly been scamming Blue Cross and Medicaid. (more...)
KL2017: Shah Alam Stadium is venue for Malaysia-Thailand final KL2017: Shah Alam Stadium is venue for Malaysia-Thailand final
- August 27, 2017

Malaysia's women cagers retained the SEA Games gold medal after defeating Thailand 65-60 at the MABA Stadium here today. Myanmar lost 1-0 to Thailand in another semifinal match. This is the 14th gold medal for Malaysia in SEA Games women's basketball since it was introduced in 1977. Indoneisa coach Luis Milla was "sad" after failing to take the visitors a step closer to the tournament they have won two times. (more...)
MLAs supporting Dinakaran check into Puducherry resort - AIADMK merger MLAs supporting Dinakaran check into Puducherry resort - AIADMK merger
- August 27, 2017

Ever since 19 MLAs loyal to sidelined AIADMK deputy chief TTV Dhinakaran met Rao on August 21 and expressed their lack of confidence in the Chief Minister, DMK has been demanding a floor test claiming that the present government had lost its majority. (more...)
Mostly Clear Tonight, Pleasant Sunday Mostly Clear Tonight, Pleasant Sunday
- August 27, 2017

Northeast wind around 5 miles per hour becoming southeast in the afternoon. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy with highs in the mid 70s and lows around 60. Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. Widespread fog in the morning. Wednesday: Mostly sunny - high near 84. (more...)
Cheniere Energy Inc (NYSEMKT:LNG) Stock Price Up as Sentiment Improves Cheniere Energy Inc (NYSEMKT:LNG) Stock Price Up as Sentiment Improves
- August 27, 2017

Fairview Capital Investment Management Llc increased Cheniere Energy Inc (LNG ) stake by 0.65% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its stake in shares of Cheniere Energy Partners by 2.9% in the first quarter. They issued a "positive" rating and a $38.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein started coverage on Cheniere Energy Partners in a research report on Tuesday, May 16th. (more...)
Seoul says North Korea fired several test missiles to sea
- August 27, 2017

The South Korean Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said the projectiles were launched from the North's eastern Kangwon province into the sea. The U.S. The joint exercises started Monday at a time of heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington after two successful intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) launches carried out by North Korea last month apparently brought most of the United States into range for the first time. (more...)
India saddened over violence and terrorist attack in Myanmar India saddened over violence and terrorist attack in Myanmar
- August 27, 2017

Pope Francis' appeal Sunday follows fighting between the Rohingya and the regular Burmese army on Friday in the city of Maungdaw , which are reported to be the worst since October of previous year, and have prompted evacuations from the area of government personnel and of non-Muslims. (more...)
North Korea tests short-range missiles as South Korea, US conduct drills North Korea tests short-range missiles as South Korea, US conduct drills
- August 27, 2017

Japan's chief cabinet secretary, Yoshihide Suga, told reporters the launches wouldn't directly affect Japan's security, and that no missiles have reached Japan's territorial waters and exclusive economic zone. None of the weapons landed anyplace near Guam, which the North has threatened to target. These images are also said to be a sign to the world their missile program is still on the go. (more...)
Trump's Afghan strategy: Key US official to arrive in Islamabad tomorrow Trump's Afghan strategy: Key US official to arrive in Islamabad tomorrow
- August 27, 2017

There is no official word from Pakistani side about Wells' arrival yet. Wells will be the first high-level United States official to visit Pakistan after Trump's remarks with regard to his new policy for South Asia last week. During her first visit, she met Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua and discussed the situation in Afghanistan, according to the Foreign Office. Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and several leaders and officials from the Indian Ocean region will attend the ... (more...)
BJP using triple talaq ruling to impose uniform civil code: CPI-M BJP using triple talaq ruling to impose uniform civil code: CPI-M
- August 27, 2017

The Muslim women, who had filed the petitions, had challenged the practice of " triple talaq " in which the husband pronounces " talaq " thrice in one go, sometimes even by phone or a text message, to get divorce . So the declaration by justices in Delhi that the practice is unconstitutional was a relief and victory for India's 90 million Muslim women. In any event, we must ask if a woman's right to equality and dignity must only be defined in terms of marriage and divorce. (more...)
Read the Defamation Suit Filed Against Southern Poverty Law Center Read the Defamation Suit Filed Against Southern Poverty Law Center
- August 27, 2017

Kennedy said the lawsuit included Amazon and Guidestar , who allegedly dropped DJKM from their services, which included the AmazonSmile Foundation's charitable list, because of the ministry's listing on the hate map . He said in a statement: 'The SPLC is an organization that is an attack dog of the Left, they are not a neutral arbiter that is calling balls and strikes. (more...)
Armenian is on United States sanctions' list — Newspaper Armenian is on United States sanctions' list — Newspaper
- August 27, 2017

Mnuchin said. In addition to sanctions adopted by the United Nations Security Council this month, Japan and the United States have imposed punitive measures against global firms, including those from China, for doing business with the hermit state. (more...)
Former Missouri senator says Trump is not a Republican in op-ed Former Missouri senator says Trump is not a Republican in op-ed
- August 27, 2017

Trump's comments in Phoenix , however, likely emboldened staunch conservatives on the Hill who have held up negotiations over budgets and raising the debt ceiling in the past. As he has traveled around his home state this week, McConnell has downplayed speculation that he and President Donald Trump are sparring, despite reports that the two men haven't spoken since a tense August 9 phone call . (more...)
Lebanese army begins talks with Islamic State: security source Lebanese army begins talks with Islamic State: security source
- August 27, 2017

Nasrallah said that Hezbollah liberated 20 square km on the Lebanese side of the border once the offensive started. "There has been no timeframe set" for the truce, an army source told AFP. The fate of nine soldiers that Islamic State took captive then remains unknown. Al-Nusra and IS each executed two of their hostages, and a fifth died of wounds sustained during the fighting in Arsal. (more...)
White House may address Trump's frustration with Congress in news briefing White House may address Trump's frustration with Congress in news briefing
- August 27, 2017

Bill (which just passed) for easy approval". "It's our job to inform Congress of the debt ceiling and it's their job they raise it", Mrs. Sanders said at the daily White House press briefing. But what would it take for Trump to actually force a government shutdown? In a phone call with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto one week after Trump was inaugurated, the USA president acknowledged that both leaders were "in a little bit of a political bind" because each had vowed not to ... (more...)

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