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Torkham crossing remains closed on second day after Pak-Afghan border blasts

Torkham crossing remains closed on second day after Pak-Afghan border blasts Another Taliban member, whose name was not mentioned in the report either, said Mohib was part of the Afghan Taliban. "This is just a propaganda of the Western media". The three sides in trilateral talks expressed their commitment to eliminate the militant Islamic State through information sharing, complementary efforts and enhanced cooperation. [Full Article...]

US, Allies 'Will Not Be Intimidated' by North Korea

US, Allies 'Will Not Be Intimidated' by North Korea A trio of missile launches and a hydrogen bomb test that is the communist nation's most powerful to date. The Security Council's reaction came a day after North Korea fired an intermediate-range missile from Pyongyang over northern Japan yesterday. [Full Article...]

Chicago judge blocks Sessions' sanctuary city funds order

Chicago judge blocks Sessions' sanctuary city funds order The U.S. Department of Justice will not be permitted to withhold grant funds from cities that refuse to assist federal immigration officials to pursue suspected undocumented immigrants, a judge ruled Friday. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel hailed Friday's decision at a City Hall news conference as "an affirmation of the rule of law". Leinenweber blocked the Justice Department from enforc... [Full Article...]

Haryana woman slaps army staffer in Delhi, gets arrested

Haryana woman slaps army staffer in Delhi, gets arrested The accused lady was apprehended by the police and FIR under 4 different sections of the IPC was also registered against her. The soldier seems to be trying to reason with her while fending off the assault.Ms Kalra, who lives in Gurgaon, had stopped her Tata Indica vehicle in front of an army truck ferrying soldiers , As Reported By NDTV . [Full Article...]

Trump scolded by police and PM for 'unhelpful' tweets after London attack

Trump scolded by police and PM for 'unhelpful' tweets after London attack Between expressing solidarity with the English Prime Minister Theresa May and taking advantage of the misfortune of others to make political proselytism, the president has chosen the second option. "It keeps going and going, and we have to be very smart and we have to be very, very tough - perhaps we're not almost tough enough". The news organization reports it remains unclear if the Trump Admin... [Full Article...]

Character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91

Character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91 A native of Kentucky, Stanton served in the Navy during World War II then did his first acting work in a University of Kentucky production of "Pygmalion". 'Roger Ebert once said , "No movie featuring Harry Dean Stanton can be altogether bad.' That is the power of a truly extraordinary actor". "He has this pride in appearing to not have to work hard to be good", says Sophie Huber, who direc... [Full Article...]

ICC congratulates Pakistan for successfully staging Independence Cup

ICC congratulates Pakistan for successfully staging Independence Cup Hosting of this short cricket series is a major step towards the revival of cricket in Pakistan and to convivence the other countries to play cricket in Pakistan. The decision to hold the Independence Cup in Lahore has helped the desired objective - to convey to the world that situation in Pakistan was normal against the sustained propaganda campaign by its detractors and the perception built ov... [Full Article...]

California passes 'sanctuary state' bill to protect undocumented residents

California passes 'sanctuary state' bill to protect undocumented residents A nationally watched bill to prevent local and state police from taking part in federal immigration enforcement passed the California Legislature early Saturday morning and heads to Gov. The organization put out a release earlier this week , saying that "California's front-line law enforcement officers do not now engage in, and have no intention of engaging in, immigration enforcement in the fi... [Full Article...]

11-year-old boy meets President Trump, mows White House lawn

11-year-old boy meets President Trump, mows White House lawn FX said he normally charges eight dollars per lawn (about £5.90) but chose to mow the White House lawn free of charge. "Dear Mr. President. It would be my honor to mow the White House lawn for some weekend for you". Frank, wearing ear plugs, appeared so focused on his mowing technique that he didn't appear to notice Trump when the president first approached him. [Full Article...]

Theresa May scolds Trump for speculating about London terror attack

Theresa May scolds Trump for speculating about London terror attack Ergo, it would seem Trump is making an assumption on the identity of the attacker (s) - that said person is of Middle Eastern background and/or could be described as "Muslim". A press officer for Scotland Yard told Daily Star Online the force is yet to identify any suspects in connection to the bombing. In May, British Prime Minister Theresa May protested to Trump after USA officials lea... [Full Article...]

Mnuchin: I Requested Government Plane For 'National Security' Reasons

Mnuchin: I Requested Government Plane For 'National Security' Reasons President Donald Trump is calling Mnuchin a "straight shooter" and saying he has total confidence in him following a report that Mnuchin's use of government planes is being investigated by the Treasury Department's inspector general. Linton responded by belittling the woman in a series of comments and even mentioned her honeymoon. That's the one that led his very bad wife Louise Linton to p... [Full Article...]

911 calls came too late for 3 children slain in California

911 calls came too late for 3 children slain in California Moya said the results of autopsies are expected to be released Friday. Police described the woman as a domestic violence victim but did not explain the extent of her injuries. Someone - it's not clear whether it was the mother - managed to dial 911 from inside the apartment, but, by the time police arrived , it was too late for the children. [Full Article...]

Qatar Emir Requests Meetings with Jewish US Leaders

Qatar Emir Requests Meetings with Jewish US Leaders Pearl's protest follows Tuesday's announcement by Morton Klein, the president of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), that he had turned down an invitation to meet with Qatari leaders. Al Zaabi said that the four countries welcome the convening of the panel and restate their condemnation of the imposition of coercive measures because they are contrary to worldwide laws and represent violatio... [Full Article...]

Judge in St. Louis police shooting case known as objective

Judge in St. Louis police shooting case known as objective St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner told KMOV she was disappointed by the judge's decision and believed that Smith's death was a premeditated murder."While officer-involved shooting cases are extremely hard to prevail in court, I believe we offered sufficient evident that proved beyond a reasonable doubt that Jason Stockley meant to kill Mr. [Full Article...]

Government stands firm: Why should India shelter Rohingyas?

Government stands firm: Why should India shelter Rohingyas? Earlier, when India's Home Minister Rajnath Singh visited Jammu and Kashmir, he had termed the Rohingya as a national threat. The government has made it clear that it is against Rohingya Muslims staying as illegal refugees in India. "MHA has not filed any affidavit on Rohingyas in SC". The thousands of Rohingyas living in Jammu have previously faced the threats of being thrown out by some gr... [Full Article...]

A flaw in the same-sex marriage survey has voters concerned

A flaw in the same-sex marriage survey has voters concerned He tweeted his comments as Aussies begin receiving their postal ballots on legalising gay marriage. Australia are holding a referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage, although the results from that are not legally-binding. "It will be unlawful to vilify, intimidate or threaten to harm a person either because of views they hold on the survey or in relation to their religious conviction,... [Full Article...]

Trump Again Claims Both Sides to Blame for Charlottesville Violence

Trump Again Claims Both Sides to Blame for Charlottesville Violence The resolution urges Trump to "use all available resources" to address the threats posed by white nationalist groups. Even after denouncing the hate groups by name, Trump within days mounted a defense of his initial response, asserting there were "very fine people" among the marchers and suggesting both sides were to blame for the violence . [Full Article...]

NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn nears finale

NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn nears finale PDT. The probe's death dive was actually carried out at roughly 6:31 a.m. EDT, but the delay and distance between Saturn and Earth caused NASA to continue receiving the probe's final radio signals for another 83 minutes after. " Cassini may be gone, but its scientific bounty will keep us occupied for many years", said project scientist Linda Spilker. "Most of what we have in science textboo... [Full Article...]

Emma Thompson urges Aung San Suu Kyi to restore peace in Burma

Emma Thompson urges Aung San Suu Kyi to restore peace in Burma And this is going to, in many ways, I think, define the direction that Burma will take. It's been characterized by many as ethnic cleansing . "I think it is important that the global community speak out in support of what we all know the expectation is for the treatment of people regardless of their ethnicity", he added. [Full Article...]

Five Dead After Irma Knocks Out Power To Nursing Home

Five Dead After Irma Knocks Out Power To Nursing Home Sanchez says a criminal investigation into the deaths has been opened. Emergency dispatchers received a 911 call from the facility at 4 a.m. on Wednesday, according to a Hollywood Police Department spokesperson. He added: "As of Tuesday, [the facility] was reporting that everything was OK, that it was using portable air conditioners and fans". The deaths come as Florida continues the re... [Full Article...]


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