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Sunil Gavaskar unable to attend Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony

Sunil Gavaskar unable to attend Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony After the oath of MNAs, the elections of the speaker and deputy speaker of the National Assembly will be held on August 15. Khan brings charisma and worldwide name recognition, but running the country will take considerable statecraft from his relatively inexperienced party. [Full Article...]

Crews make progress battling Southern California wildfire

Crews make progress battling Southern California wildfire Standing in the ashes of his house on Friday, Dan Pritchett told KNBC-TV that he and his brother stayed until a wall of flames roared near. "(There were) 100-foot flames right on the crest of the hill, right in front of me". Six major new fires have broken out in the United States, causing the number of huge fires already burning across the country to rise to more than 100 with more fires expected... [Full Article...]

Trump's Supreme Court nominee to have confirmation hearing September 4

Trump's Supreme Court nominee to have confirmation hearing September 4 As Karen Townsend pointed out earlier , the Democratic strategy is to stall over document production in hopes of derailing the nomination down the road. "It's time for the American people to hear directly from Judge Kavanaugh at his public hearing". John McCain has been receiving cancer treatment in his home state, Republicans can not afford to lose any votes and hope to advance Kavanaugh's nomin... [Full Article...]

Omarosa says there are tapes of Trump using the n-word

Omarosa says there are tapes of Trump using the n-word In a statement supplied to the New York Times , White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the following. Manigault Newman, who is reported to have extensively taped her conversations in the White House, is expected to appear on NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Facing indictment, GOP Rep. Chris Collins stepping down

Facing indictment, GOP Rep. Chris Collins stepping down I mean we have to keep all those seats. "We have to keep all those seats". "So you have to make sure that you limit that as much as possible, and we need a paper trail so that you can go back in case you have to do a manual recount", Mr. The tapes offer a glimpse at Nunes political strategies in advance of the elections. "The question is the timing of it right before the election", said Nunes ... [Full Article...]

Erdogan says crash of lira political plot against Turkey

Erdogan says crash of lira political plot against Turkey The statement followed Trump's tweet on Friday that he has authorized doubling the tariffs on steel and aluminum products from Turkey to 50 percent and 20 percent respectively. The Turkish lira TRYTOM=D3 has always been falling on worries about Erdogan's influence over monetary policy and worsening relations with the United States. [Full Article...]

Washington DC braces for white supremacist rally outside White House

Washington DC braces for white supremacist rally outside White House A group of protesters known as "Antifa", or anti-fascists, mourn at the site of a makeshift memorial where Heather Heyer was killed a year ago August 11, 2018 in Charlottesville , Virginia. "We are trying to maintain order and have a duty and obligation to try and make sure there is no property damage", said Charlottesville police spokesman Tony Newberry. [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe's Chamisa challenges election result; inauguration halted

Zimbabwe's Chamisa challenges election result; inauguration halted The MDC, which had seven days in which to file its petition, arrived at the court less than an hour before it closed. "There is no inauguration that is going to take place up until the matter has been resolved by the court". He faces charges of inciting the protests last week by proclaiming victory for the opposition. Mnangagwa wrote on Twitter that Biti was released after he intervened person... [Full Article...]

Pence unveils plans for "Space Force"

Pence unveils plans for Pence announced the project in a speech at the Pentagon yesterday, saying something about threats from China and Russian Federation. A campaign email is asking Trumpers to vote on one of six Space Force logos that will be emblazoned on future Trump campaign items. [Full Article...]

Death Toll For Indonesian Quake Rises Into The Hundreds

Death Toll For Indonesian Quake Rises Into The Hundreds Officials said about three-quarters of Lombok's rural north had been without electricity since Sunday, although power had since been restored in most areas. Tens of thousands of people have been left homeless following Sunday's shake. With hospitals and clinics also affected, numerous injured have had to be treated in the open air or in makeshift clinics. [Full Article...]

Stolen Plane Crashes Off Seattle After Airline Employee’s ‘Unauthorized Takeoff’

Stolen Plane Crashes Off Seattle After Airline Employee’s ‘Unauthorized Takeoff’ The man sounds calm at times and jokes with operators on the ground, who try to direct him to places to land. Horizon Air is part of Alaska Air Group and flies shorter routes throughout the US West. "Witnesses said a. plane is going down". Ketron Island is a sparsely populated island 25 miles (40 km) southwest of the airport. Meanwhile, Deborah Wang, a former KUOW reporter was also tweeting:... [Full Article...]

Gretchen Whitmer Handily Wins Michigan's Democratic Gubernatorial Primary

Gretchen Whitmer Handily Wins Michigan's Democratic Gubernatorial Primary Rick Snyder. Attorney General Bill Schuette bested Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley to become the GOP's candidate. She travels the state in a large bus marked with her trademark campaign slogan: "Fix The Damn Roads". Republican candidates have stopped short of criticizing Trump regarding the tariffs, and have instead focused their campaign on the social and cultural issues that unite modern Repu... [Full Article...]

'This is not over': Argentina's Senate rejects bill to legalize abortion

'This is not over': Argentina's Senate rejects bill to legalize abortion Abortion has always been illegal in Argentina: Currently, if a woman is found to have undergone the procedure (in instances other than rape or if the mother's life is in danger), she can be jailed for up to four years . The proposal can not be brought up for debate until next year, but Argentina's Senate is set to discuss abortion again late this month when it considers reforms to the country's... [Full Article...]

US launches airstrikes as Taliban attack Afghan city

US launches airstrikes as Taliban attack Afghan city All shops were closed, they said, as was the highway from the capital of Kabul to Afghanistan's southern provinces that runs through Ghazni. Lt. "Another failed attempt by Taliban to seize terrain, while creating strategically inconsequential headlines", it continued. The Taliban frequently exaggerate their battlefield gains and downplay losses incurred during fighting. [Full Article...]

Landslides caused by monsoon rains kill 19 in southern India

Landslides caused by monsoon rains kill 19 in southern India One column of Army from Pangode Military Station under the leadership of a Captain carried out the relief operations in Adimali area in Idukki district. Two more shutters of the Cheruthoni dam, part of the Idukki reservoir , the biggest arch dam in Asia, were also lifted. With water levels rising in various dams and reaching nearly maximum capacity, shutters of at least 22 reservoirs in the s... [Full Article...]

At least 4 dead in New Brunswick shooting this morning

At least 4 dead in New Brunswick shooting this morning Then I heard another sound that had a different pitch to it. Residents in the quiet Fredericton, N.B., neighbourhood where four people were shot dead on Friday morning have described the chaotic scene. David MacCoubrey was asleep in his apartment on Brookside Drive when three shots echoed through the morning calm mere metres from his bed. When he looked out his apartment window, he said he saw... [Full Article...]

U.S. Senator Paul delivers letter from Trump to Putin's govt

U.S. Senator Paul delivers letter from Trump to Putin's govt Paul, a Republican, said on Twitter that "the letter emphasized the importance of further engagement in various areas including countering terrorism, enhancing legislative dialogue and resuming cultural exchanges ". The president has called special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible ties between his campaign and Moscow a "witch hunt". The president later corrected some of ... [Full Article...]

The Russian ruble is getting slammed amid United States sanctions

The Russian ruble is getting slammed amid United States sanctions The sanctions are mandated under the Chemical and Biological Weapons and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991, which says the USA president shall tighten the penalties within 90 days unless Moscow provides " reliable assurances " that it no longer engages in such activities, and allows on-site inspections by United Nations observers. [Full Article...]

North Korea condemns new USA sanctions

North Korea condemns new USA sanctions American officials have been putting pressure on North Korea to follow its claimed suspension of nuclear tests and destruction of its nuclear test site with a handover of weapons. "Dealing with Americans is hard, and as our main goal is total disarmament of the whole Korean Peninsula, it is necessary that the Americans also abide by their commitments but they refuse to do so". [Full Article...]

Israeli strike kills 2 Hamas militants in Gaza

Israeli strike kills 2 Hamas militants in Gaza The video then cuts to separate footage of a shell hitting the post and an explosion. The men were both claimed as members of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, a violent wing of Hamas. Violence between the Palestinians and Israel has gained momentum late March, when Gazans started marching towards the fenced border with Israel in a series of protests calling for the right of Palestinian refug... [Full Article...]


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