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'A Liability, But...': Pak Foreign Minister's Confession On Hafiz Saeed 'A Liability, But...': Pak Foreign Minister's Confession On Hafiz Saeed
- September 27, 2017

The house arrest of Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has been extended by another month by authorities in Pakistan's Punjab province, saying his activities pose a threat to the peace and tranquillity in the country. He said there was no military solution to the dragging conflict in Afghanistan. An NDTV reported said the interior minister, in a letter to the country's election body, cited the refusal of security clearance by intelligence agencies and also said "some countries" have ... (more...)
Trump tax plan expected to double standard deduction, lower corporate rate Trump tax plan expected to double standard deduction, lower corporate rate
- September 27, 2017

It sets the stage for a battle with Democrats and faces a litany of obstacles, including intra-party disputes about whether to pay for the tax breaks upfront or increase the deficit. Just 10 percent think it will mainly help the middle class . In a speech Wednesday in Indiana, President Donald Trump is expected to announce concrete plans to reform the nation's tax code. (more...)
McCain Voting Down Repeal Was 'Tremendous Slap In The Face' To GOP McCain Voting Down Repeal Was 'Tremendous Slap In The Face' To GOP
- September 27, 2017

I know they are acting consistently with their beliefs and sense of what is best for the country. The bill's sponsors vowed to try again but face steeper odds after Saturday, when special rules expire that allow them to pass healthcare legislation without Democratic support. (more...)
Famous fake news writer found dead outside Phoenix Famous fake news writer found dead outside Phoenix
- September 27, 2017

The cause of his death has not yet been ascertained but he may have died due to an accidental overdose of drugs, according to police. There were no signs of foul play, he said. But despite claiming some credit for his victory, Horner was a self-proclaimed hater of Trump who wrote his fictional stories in hopes of "messing with the campaign" and to prove "people are definitely dumber [today]", according to the New York Post . (more...)
Nawaz Sharif indicated in three graft references Nawaz Sharif indicated in three graft references
- September 27, 2017

It is relevant to mention that former premier Nawaz Sharif is now in Pakistan and rumours are rife that he would be heading to London in a day or so, although the accountability court has announced to indict him on October 2. With incorporation of an amendment in the Election Bill 2017, there are bright chances that Mian Nawaz Sharif would again be elected head of the party despite his disqualification by the Supreme Court in the Panama case and this means he would practically make all the ... (more...)
North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war
- September 27, 2017

US President Donald Trump has said that America is "totally prepared" for a "military option" on North Korea but warned that would be "devastating", in a further escalation of tensions between the two nations. "Some of the military options that the USA might be considering might well lead us into unsafe territory". Trump has taken a hard-line stance toward Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs, saying repeatedly that all options are on the table to deal with the ... (more...)
Lawmakers push, punch each other in Ugandan parliament Lawmakers push, punch each other in Ugandan parliament
- September 27, 2017

Museveni himself has over the past months ducked the question of whether he was interested in more time in office, saying recently that the matter was not so important, the report said. Tension in parliament has been heightened by a proposed motion that would prevent anyone over the age of 75 from running for president. But rampant human rights violations, entrenched graft and dysfunctional public services eroded his standing and fuelled opposition to his rule. (more...)
Did North Korea accuse United States of declaring war? Did North Korea accuse United States of declaring war?
- September 27, 2017

White House spokeswoman Sarah Saunders later denied the accusation that Trump had declared war on North Korea , and called the suggestion "absurd", Reuters' report said . Later, Trump tweeted that Kim Jong Un and his foreign minister " wouldn't be around much longer ". His latest tweet on the matter was interpreted by some as "threatening murder". (more...)
Hurricane Maria delays arrival of ships Hurricane Maria delays arrival of ships
- September 27, 2017

And now the Met Office has said Maria could move north and bring strong winds and heavy rain. Eleanor Bell, principal meteorologist of The Weather Channel, said: "There is increasing confidence we will have a very wet and very windy start to next week". (more...)
North Korean diplomat says Trump has 'declared war'
- September 27, 2017

On Saturday, U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers escorted by fighter jets flew in worldwide airspace over waters east of North Korea in a show of force and was the farthest north of the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea that any U.S. (more...)
Police 'surround vehicle and shoot into it' near Bristol Police 'surround vehicle and shoot into it' near Bristol
- September 27, 2017

Earlier, police said the road had been closed "for some time" and an air ambulance had landed. Police have confirmed they were scrambled this morning to deal with an " incident " and said the road would be closed for some time. He said he saw officers shoot at the passenger window and drag a man out of the bullet-riddled auto. "It was very faded". Frazer Phillips, from Bristol, wrote on the Hello Portishead Facebook page: "I was right next to it when it happened and heard about 4-5 shots". (more...)
Mike Bernier announces BC Liberal leadership bid Mike Bernier announces BC Liberal leadership bid
- September 27, 2017

Former transportation minister Todd Stone has also indicated he's seriously considering entering the race. While the party was far from soundly defeated in the May election, Christy Clark's departure and the end of a sixteen year BC Liberal dynasty means the time has come for a fresh face and a fresh start. (more...)
Winston Peters speaks from Parliament Winston Peters speaks from Parliament
- September 27, 2017

So, IF Mr Peters remains adamant that a referendum is one of his bottom-lines, and IF Jacinda Ardern remains firm, then we will have a National-NZ First Government, Dr Brash said. "This now means that a deal done with Mr Peters will need to be "fiscally neutral" against Labour's policy manifesto". "The Deputy Leader of both National and Labour, the Leader and Deputy Leader of NZ First, and even the Leader of ACT all have Maori ancestors and would be entitled to enroll on the Maori roll - and ... (more...)
Congress Slams Govt On Economy After Yashwant Sinha's Article Congress Slams Govt On Economy After Yashwant Sinha's Article
- September 27, 2017

In challenging times, it becomes more than a 24/7 job. During the meeting, the cabinet may also take a call on the recent article written by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha. Congress has, for almost 18 months, highlighted these very grave weaknesses in economy. Perhaps, in what could be the most stinging charge at the functioning of the government, Sinha said: "We protested against raid raj when we were in opposition". (more...)
Defense chief unaware of source of Duterte info on Chinese triads Defense chief unaware of source of Duterte info on Chinese triads
- September 27, 2017

Malacañang has welcomed the result of a study showing broad support for President Duterte and his all-out war against drugs despite criticisms from both local and global human rights groups. Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella noted how the drug war continued to get unwavering support and welcomed the result of the think tank's study. (more...)
Seasonable temps forecast this week after record-breaking heat wave Seasonable temps forecast this week after record-breaking heat wave
- September 27, 2017

The Weather Service predicts quiet weather through the weekend, with just a 20 percent chance for showers on Thursday night. Thursday is expected to be slightly cooler, with a high of 74 with mostly cloudy skies. It will be a warm and muggy evening with temperatures only falling into the mid to upper 60s. Temperatures are in the 87-90 degree range over North/Central Alabama this afternoon with a good supply of sunshine. (more...)
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Dismisses US Travel Ban Venezuelan Foreign Minister Dismisses US Travel Ban
- September 27, 2017

A statement issued by the White House said Trump was keeping his campaign promise to strengthen security standards for travel to the United States by imposing "certain travel limitations and restrictions" on nationals from those countries. The Supreme Court on Monday canceled arguments set for October 10 in the dispute over President Trump's travel ban after he announced a revised policy Sunday. (more...)
Four college basketball coaches charges with bribery, fraud Four college basketball coaches charges with bribery, fraud
- September 27, 2017

In a recorded call after his hiring at OSU, Evans reportedly told Blazer that OSU was a "better job" that meant "better players, more, more, more business". "Coaches at some of the nation's top programs taking cash bribes, managers and advisers circling blue-chip prospects like coyotes, and employees of a global sportswear company funneling cash to families of high school recruits". (more...)
Up to 400000 Ryanair passengers hit by NEW cancellation chaos Up to 400000 Ryanair passengers hit by NEW cancellation chaos
- September 27, 2017

The carrier said almost 400,000 customers are booked on these flights, though they affect one flight per day across 200 airports over the five-month period. Ryanair is cancelling another 18,000 flights between November and March, affecting 400,000 passengers. We will start a new 12-month leave period on January 1, 2018 in full compliance with European Union regulations and the IAA's requirements. (more...)
North Korea and the USA: who said what? North Korea and the USA: who said what?
- September 27, 2017

North Korea has been moving aircraft and boosting its defenses on the country's east coast since the USA dispatched the bombers over the weekend, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported Tuesday. The remarks by Ri Yong Ho were in response to Trump's address last week to the UN General Assembly where he threatened the USA would be forced to " totally destroy " North Korea. (more...)
The Game of Thrones live concert experience comes to the 3Arena The Game of Thrones live concert experience comes to the 3Arena
- September 27, 2017

Ramin Djawadi, who composes the music for the immensely popular HBO series, will lead an orchestra, and there will also be a choir and solo vocalists in the show. Djawadi's touching music resonates with fans across the world. Game of Thrones: Live Concert Experience has booked a series of North American shows for 2018 including stops in CT and MA. (more...)
Over 66 terrorist organizations active inside India: Asif Over 66 terrorist organizations active inside India: Asif
- September 27, 2017

The foreign minister went on to say that effective border management with Afghanistan is imperative to stop infiltration of terrorists. US officials have long said that Pakistan turns a blind eye to militants operating along the porous Afghan border. (more...)
Dimple Kapadia and Sunny Deol's London outing goes viral Dimple Kapadia and Sunny Deol's London outing goes viral
- September 27, 2017

The rumours of Sunny Deol and Dimple Kapadia's alleged affair has been doing the rounds since more than two decades now. The video was shared by self-proclaimed film critic Kamal R Khan, who captioned his tweet, "Sunny Deol and Dimple Kapadia are enjoying their holidays together". (more...)
China calls for restraint over North Korea tensions
- September 27, 2017

Ri told the U.N. General Assembly on Saturday that targeting the US mainland with its rockets was inevitable after "Mr Evil President" Trump called Kim a "rocket man" on a suicide mission. This past weekend Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if the United States was forced to defend itself or its allies against a North Korean attack. (more...)
I did not deserve this humiliation: sacked Bihar Congress chief I did not deserve this humiliation: sacked Bihar Congress chief
- September 27, 2017

Reports said Chaudhary was asking the party legislators to defect on the pretext that continuing in alliance with the RJD could harm the Congress. "I'm an honourable congressmen and deserve as honorable exit". JD (U) spokesperson Sanjay Singh had claimed that the Congress MLAs were anxious about their political future after Grand Secular Alliance collapsed in Bihar. (more...)

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