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NIA raids 10 locations in J&K, NCR

NIA raids 10 locations in J&K, NCR Back then, the arrest made from Malik's office. Using NIA as a tool, Indian leaders first started a media trail and false propaganda against Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Muhammad Umer Farooq, myself and many others and accused us of funding terror, funding stone pelting and orchestrating an agitation. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma: Donald Trump Approves SC Disaster Declaration

Hurricane Irma: Donald Trump Approves SC Disaster Declaration Gov. Henry McMaster said he plans on issuing mandatory coastal evacuations starting at 10 a.m. Saturday along with a complete lane reversal of Interstate 26 from Charleston to Columbia as Hurricane Irma heads toward SC. South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, also declared a state of emergency . On Thursday afternoon, Deal added 24 more counties to that list. State emergency officials said they ... [Full Article...]

U-17 Indian cricketer drowns in hotel swimming pool in Sri Lanka

U-17 Indian cricketer drowns in hotel swimming pool in Sri Lanka India's 9-0 looks even better than the Australian record as the Men in Blue were the touring team, and defeating Sri Lanka - who understand the conditions better - is no mean feat. So, the captain Virat Kohli is under confusion on the selection of players while the team had some bad taste against West Indies. Dilshan Munaweera 53 and Ashan Priyanjan 40* were the top scorers. [Full Article...]

Dennis Rodman offers to 'straighten things out' with North Korea

Dennis Rodman offers to 'straighten things out' with North Korea He added: "I don't love Kim". The ex-NBA superstar made the freakish comments during an interview on Good Morning Britain , earlier today. The eccentric star has traveled to North Korea several times to be the guest of the dictator. and just start a dialogue, I think that'll open a door just a little bit". Kim is "just like everybody else", Rodman said. But Trump is unlikely to heed Rodm... [Full Article...]

SpaceX Rocket Launches X-37B Space Plane on Secret Mission, Aces Landing

SpaceX Rocket Launches X-37B Space Plane on Secret Mission, Aces Landing Cape Canaveral had already begun buckling down operations ahead of the possibility of Irma on Tuesday, entering what it calls Hurricane Condition (HURCON) 5 status. On its last mission the "spaceplane" stayed in orbit for nearly two years, but it's unknown how long the current mission is expected to last. SpaceX has been valued at $21bn (£16bn ), making it one of the most valuable privatel... [Full Article...]

National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman: my karaoke nights with Kim Jong

Rodman said he was not trying to defend Kim and that he was just a "sports ambassador". Rodman also noted how he and Kim avoid the issue of politics. in their language..." The five-time National Basketball Association champion supported Trump during his 2016 political campaign and appeared as a contestant on Trump's reality television show, Celebrity Apprentice . [Full Article...]

Intel victory over €1bn fine poses problems for Brussels

Intel victory over €1bn fine poses problems for Brussels Europe's top judges dealt a rare blow to European Union antitrust regulators on Wednesday by sending their case against US chipmaker Intel Corp back to court for an appeal. The General Court had backed the Commission and rejected Intel's initial appeal in its entirety. It could also make United States tech giants Apple, Facebook, and Google less quick to settle in their European Union disput... [Full Article...]

Red Balloons Are Popping Up On Storm Grates Ahead Of 'It' Movie

Red Balloons Are Popping Up On Storm Grates Ahead Of 'It' Movie The red balloon is what Pennywise , the child-eating clown who lives in the sewers of Stephen King's novel "It" uses as a calling card. If pranksters have their way this will be the creepiest town in America. Police officers in a small Pennsylvania town are evidently afraid of a certain homicidal clown. Wearing a clown costume is not a crime, Detz reminds residents, but the person wearing t... [Full Article...]

Menendez keeps busy public schedule amid trial

Menendez keeps busy public schedule amid trial I think the court has disparaged the defense", the attorney said. "If Democrats don't call for a convicted felon to resign immediately and instead force taxpayers to keep paying his salary, that's a debate we're ready to have". Senate, America Rising contends. Booker's political action committee donated $10,000 to Menendez's legal defense fund in 2015. After the federal investigation of him beca... [Full Article...]

Trump should emulate North Dakota on tax reform

Trump should emulate North Dakota on tax reform Trump is right that the US's 35% statutory corporate tax rate , or what the government has on the books as the business tax rate, is the highest among the 35 major developed economies that are part of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. [Full Article...]

Gauri Lankesh's death, an act by communal forces

Gauri Lankesh's death, an act by communal forces Also, he said his Government has an "open mind" to an investigation by the CBI, a demand made by the slain journalist's family. "The murder of a female journalist and activist is deeply shocking". The Press Club also condemned the killing and demanded that the culprits be booked at the earliest. Echoing her views, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi asserted that anybody who speaks against the ... [Full Article...]

Pakistan rejected claim by BRICS Summit

Pakistan rejected claim by BRICS Summit This might have hurt Pakistan as their mention could not have come without its "all-weather ally" China's approval, which had opposed a similar declaration at Goa past year. Pakistan wants cooperation of Afghanistan to wipe out menace of terrorism and maintain peace, he said talking to PTV. Another key aspect of the strategy is to put pressure on Pakistan to break its alleged nexus with the Afghan... [Full Article...]

Catalonia passes law for October 1 independence vote

Catalonia passes law for October 1 independence vote The tense debates over the bill in the Catalan parliament lasted 11 hours on Thursday, with opposition fiercely attacking the Catalan government for disrespecting democracy and the rule of law, both in the unconventional way the parliament passed the bill and because of its contents. [Full Article...]

Bank of Canada raises interest rate to one percent

Bank of Canada raises interest rate to one percent Canada's annualized growth rate of 4.5 per cent in the second quarter led all G7 countries. Investors had been expecting the bank to hike one more time this year, said Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at OANDA, in emailed comments ahead of Wednesday's rate decision. [Full Article...]

United States gasoline prices slip post Harvey

United States gasoline prices slip post Harvey Harvey hit the Texan coast late on August 25 and at its peak knocked out nearly a quarter of all US refining capacity. Marathon Petroleum Corp., the other recipient of the SPR, restarted its Galveston Bay refinery yesterday. Forthcoming data release from the EIA will offer a clearer picture on what the Hurricane has done to USA oil storage, refined product supply, and oil production. [Full Article...]

EU Court Rejects Quota Challenge

EU Court Rejects Quota Challenge As you know, the program of distribution of refugees, adopted in September 2015 by a majority of member States of the European Union, provided for the distribution of 160 thousand asylum seekers among European Union countries. Despite the court ruling, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said her country will stick by its refusal to take in refugees. However, Gabriel's Hungarian counterpart, Pet... [Full Article...]

3 tropical systems strengthen in the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico

3 tropical systems strengthen in the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico It is now a hurricane and is packing winds of 75 miles per hour and is moving southeast at 3 miles per hour. While mega-Hurricane Irma and Tropical Storm José continue advancing toward and through the Caribbean Sea, a third potentially risky storm has formed in the Gulf of Mexico. [Full Article...]

Modi gifts sculpture, map to Myanmar Prez

Modi gifts sculpture, map to Myanmar Prez Myanmar has come under worldwide pressure after almost 125,000 Rohingya Muslims fled Rakhine after Rohingya insurgents attacked dozens of police posts and an army base. Prime Minister Modi will also pay a visit to Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar's Yangon. Noting that the situation in the troubled Rakhine State had a developmental as well as a security dimension, the two sides agreed to bring about... [Full Article...]

Four more THAAD launchers ready for deployment in South Korea

Four more THAAD launchers ready for deployment in South Korea Four more rocket launchers will be installed this week at the United States missile defence base in South Korea, the Ministry of National Defence said today. They also agreed to keep cooperating in a campaign to apply "maximum pressure" on Pyongyang in order to force its leadership to abandon the nuclear and missile programs, said the ministry. [Full Article...]

Indian journalist gunned down outside her home

Indian journalist gunned down outside her home Gauri Lankesh , a senior Indian journalist known for her criticism of Hindu extremism, was shot dead at her home on Tuesday evening. "We learnt that the victim was shot dead from close range when she was standing at her house in Rajarajeswari Nagar (in the suburbs) around 8.00 p.m.", a senior police officer said. [Full Article...]


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