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Accrington soldier Joe Robinson charged with terrorism offences in Turkey Accrington soldier Joe Robinson charged with terrorism offences in Turkey
- August 25, 2017

They wouldn't say who it was from. "They arrested us on the beach while we were vacationing with my mother". He spent time in Afghanistan as well as three months training with Special Forces in Kenya. He now works as a security adviser in the Middle East. Both the Rudaw and Kurdistan24 articles devote considerable space to complaining about Turkish censorship against the Kurds, giving the clear impression that the YPG believes Ankara is the source of its difficulties with YouTube. (more...)
19 pro-Dhinakaran MLAs withdraw support to Palaniswami 19 pro-Dhinakaran MLAs withdraw support to Palaniswami
- August 25, 2017

AIADMK factions led by chief minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and former CM O. Panneerselvam formally merged on Monday. D Jayakumar, a Minister in the EPS Government and R Vaidhilingam MP, who was appointed as the deputy co-ordinator of the new steering committee of the party, had declared that the general council of the AIADMK would be convened soon to expel Sasikala . (more...)
Vanguard Group Inc Bought A Lot More Halliburton Company (HAL) Stock
- August 25, 2017

The stock declined 0.13% or $1.2 reaching $956.8 on the news. About 66,715 shares traded. Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) has risen 13.83% since August 25, 2016 and is uptrending. Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 24th. The company is now down by -0.61 percent from yesterday's close. (more...)
'Safer than London': North Korea's bold claim to woo Russian tourists 'Safer than London': North Korea's bold claim to woo Russian tourists
- August 25, 2017

News of NKOREAN's launch received widespread media attention on Thursday, after Interfax reported a North Korean Embassy aide as saying North Korea's nuclear weapons would "fully guarantee safety and peace on the Korean peninsula" for Russian tourists. (more...)
Spain shared info about attack cell leader with Belgium Spain shared info about attack cell leader with Belgium
- August 25, 2017

A judge had granted permission for police investigators to tap Abdelbaki Es Satty's mobile phone line in a 2005 investigation into an Al-Qaeda cell in northeastern Spain, newspaper ABC reported Friday, publishing leaked court documents, but the conversations didn't provide enough evidence to indict him. (more...)
Pence Detail Members Reassigned After Bringing Women to Hotel Pence Detail Members Reassigned After Bringing Women to Hotel
- August 25, 2017

They were promptly removed from Pence's communications team detail, brought back to the USA and reassigned back to the Army, according to White House sources. Haverstick continued: 'We can confirm that the individuals in question have been reassigned back to the Army'. Pence visited Panama Aug. 17 and toured the Panama Canal as part of a trip to Central and South America. (more...)
New ISIS video appears to show US-born child soldier New ISIS video appears to show US-born child soldier
- August 25, 2017

USA intelligence officials are examining a new video from the Islamic State which purports to show a 10-year-old American boy who has joined their cause. The United Nations called Thursday for a pause in hostilities to allow the remaining civilians in Raqqa to flee. Unless they are caught and given help, the fear is that they will pose a long-term threat to the security of the region, and the world at large. (more...)
United States envoy briefs Pakistan army chief on Trump's Afghan plans United States envoy briefs Pakistan army chief on Trump's Afghan plans
- August 25, 2017

Pakistan has categorically stated that it will not tolerate any terrorist on its soil and intends to engage constructively with the global community, including the United States, for regional peace and stability, Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Chaudhry said on Wednesday. (more...)
Scapegoating us won't help stabilise war-ravaged Afghanistan Scapegoating us won't help stabilise war-ravaged Afghanistan
- August 25, 2017

Trump sought a greater involvement from India while criticising Pakistan for tolerating terrorist safe havens and for its support to terrorists. The fact remains that the complex issues and internal dynamics inside Afghanistan pose a grave challenge not only to Pakistan but to the broader region and the global community. (more...)
Great Friday Night Football Weather! Great Friday Night Football Weather!
- August 25, 2017

Cooler temperatures and sunny skies are in store for the midstate on Friday and throughout the weekend , according to forecasters with AccuWeather and the National Weather Service at State College. Pleasant autumn-like weather continues for the Wichita area on Thursday . There is little or no rain in the forecast for quite some time. We'll have the chance for a few scattered showers and storms Monday and Tuesday as highs fall back into the mid 80s. (more...)
Central Intelligence Agency was spying on intel partners Central Intelligence Agency was spying on intel partners
- August 25, 2017

The CIA forced partner organisations in the U.S. and elsewhere to install a backdoored software update that would give them secret access to their systems, according to the latest disclosures from Wikileaks' Vault 7 cache. OTS agents would install the software with a USB stick and could set the installation time of the update as well as a kill date before visiting the target. (more...)
Trump to begin big tax reform push next week, Cohn says Trump to begin big tax reform push next week, Cohn says
- August 25, 2017

Trump's comments in the wake of the Charlottesville unrest sparked by white nationalist protesters, where be blamed " many sides" for the violence that unfolded, didn't help his case with Black lawmakers. He added that the timeline is "still too optimistic". Trump has condemned the KKK, neo-Nazis and white supremacists since his initial statements, but Cohn told the Times that he has urged the administration to be harder on the groups. (more...)
Amtrak's NY Penn Station renewal work on schedule Amtrak's NY Penn Station renewal work on schedule
- August 25, 2017

Amtrak said Thursday that's the day that normal service on its trains, as well as those operated by the Long Island Railroad and NJ Transit will return to their normal schedules at Penn station. A linchpin in the northeastern USA rail system, Penn Station, which is owned by Amtrak, is undergoing accelerated fix work to replace several thousand feet of track, switches and other aging infrastructure. (more...)
Governor McMaster Cuts Abortion Affiliated Funding Governor McMaster Cuts Abortion Affiliated Funding
- August 25, 2017

The executive order directs state agencies to cease providing state or local funds - through grants, contracts, state-administered federal funds or any other form - to any physician or medical practices affiliated with an abortion clinic that is operating with or in the same physical location as one, according to the release. (more...)
Air strikes on Taliban, terror groups in Pakistan on table
- August 25, 2017

The Chinese government is investing to link its far western Xinjiang region to the Pakistani port of Gwadar in Balochistan province with upgraded infrastructure, power lines and transport links. Rumi writes and speaks extensively on topics related to Pakistan-India-Afghanistan relations and policy. Russia, Iran, Pakistan, India and China do not want to see an Afghanistan that will destabilize the region. (more...)
Not looking for U.S. financial aid, says Pakistan Army chief Gen Bajwa Not looking for U.S. financial aid, says Pakistan Army chief Gen Bajwa
- August 25, 2017

Kellogg said over the past several months, he has seen and listened as the President has taken the time for counsel and to weigh different options for Afghanistan and the region. India has provided military helicopters to Afghanistan, and General John Nicholson, the United States commander in that country, has recently said that Kabul could do with more of them - as well as other military supplies. (more...)
Iran welcomes restoring of Qatari relations Iran welcomes restoring of Qatari relations
- August 25, 2017

Qatar has restored full diplomatic relations with Iran in defiance of four other Arab nations who have demanded it curb ties with the Islamic Republic. But Qatar now wants to strengthen bilateral relations "in all fields". Gargash also pointed out that Iran's main interest in the Gulf lay in Qatar's gas fields. (more...)
Aetna Reveals HIV Status of Customers Via Mail, Lawyers Say Aetna Reveals HIV Status of Customers Via Mail, Lawyers Say
- August 25, 2017

Text visible through the envelope windows included customers' names and suggested a change in how they would fill their HIV medication prescriptions, according to Stat News and other news outlets . healthcare provider Aetna has apologised after letters sent to thousands of patients publically displayed their HIV status. Sally Friedman, the Legal Action Center legal director in NY, said: "Aetna's privacy violation devastated people whose neighbours and family learned their intimate ... (more...)
US Navy Dismisses 7th Fleet Commander After Collision US Navy Dismisses 7th Fleet Commander After Collision
- August 25, 2017

Swift, who traveled to Japan to relieve Aucoin , ordered his deputy Pacific Fleet commander, Rear Admiral Phil Sawyer, to immediately take command of the powerful USA force. "As the Navy begins the process of recovering our fallen sailors, our thoughts and prayers go out to their families and friends", the statement said. (more...)
GOP senator: Trump is 'inviting' a 2020 primary challenge
- August 25, 2017

The president threatened to shut down the federal government unless Congress provides funding for his promised border wall. Trump kept up the pressure Tuesday night, slamming both Flake and fellow Arizona Republican Sen. "Phoenix crowd last night was awesome - a packed house", Trump tweeted early Wednesday morning, lest anyone say the rally had a sparse crowd . (more...)
Home Office to investigate impact of foreign students on UK Home Office to investigate impact of foreign students on UK
- August 25, 2017

Indians have always been at the heart of the sensitive discourse of immigration in Britain - from Enoch Powell's infamous "rivers of blood speech", to plans to impose "visa bonds", to the "Go Home" vans driven around parts of London . "The work of the statisticians across government suggests that recent cohorts of non-EU students are to a very large extent compliant with their visas in terms of departing or staying legally via extensions of leave", Bell said. (more...)
Trump adds Tennessee's Corker to his Twit list Trump adds Tennessee's Corker to his Twit list
- August 25, 2017

Corker has served in the Senate since 2007, and is up for re-election in 2018. Earlier this month, Trump reportedly had an acrimonious phone call with Corker, in which he tried to convince the Senate Foreign Relations chairman to kill the Russian Federation sanctions bill that was poised to pass the upper chamber by a veto-proof majority. (more...)
Tejashwi Yadav seen as Baahubali in posters in Patna. Know why Tejashwi Yadav seen as Baahubali in posters in Patna. Know why
- August 25, 2017

RJD chief also questioned PM Narendra Modi's proposed aerial survey of flood-affected Bihar, saying why is he visiting the victims when the flood is over and the floodwaters are receding. The Indian Express report pointed out that if Sharad Yadav attends Lalu Prasad Yadav's rally, the Nitish Kumar led faction could disqualify him from Rajya Sabha by invoking the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution. (more...)
DFO closely monitors Atlantic salmon escape in US DFO closely monitors Atlantic salmon escape in US
- August 25, 2017

Research shows the invasive species is not likely to adapt to Pacific waters and can not breed with wild salmon, the ministry said. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is telling people to catch as many salmon as possible, according to the Times . (more...)
David Villa back in Spain squad David Villa back in Spain squad
- August 25, 2017

Costa continues to be in exile from Chelsea following a fallout with the manager Antonio Conte and did not play any part in pre-season. The all-time leading scorer in the history of the Spanish national team and the 2016 MLS MVP, Villa has 19 goals and eight assists in 24 regular season games with NYCFC this year and 60 goals and 20 assists in 87 career MLS appearances. (more...)