• These Trump phrases from the United Nations speech matter most
These Trump phrases from the United Nations speech matter most

The United Nations has exhausted almost all diplomatic and economic sanctions it can impose and the military option terrifies the world, but foreign policy analysts said Mr. Rather than minimizing the role of the United Nations, the official said, Mr. Trump will present "an optimistic vision for worldwide cooperation based on respecting individua...

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  • Trump Considering Holding Military Parade on July 4
Trump Considering Holding Military Parade on July 4

It was two hours on the button, and it was military might. "And we're going to show the people as we build up our military, we're going to display our military". But it wasn't the first time Trump has talked about wanting a military parade in the streets of Washington. It would take place on July 4 in Washington with, as Trump envisions it, tan...

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  • Senate GOP musters final push to erase Obama health care law
Senate GOP musters final push to erase Obama health care law

Trump's signature. "The GOP's latest attempt to cut backroom deals that strip health care away from millions of Americans should be a red-siren for families across the country that their health care is on the line", Schumer said in a statement Monday.

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  • Pakistan Ousted PM Nawaz Sharif's Wife Wins Parliamentary Seat
Pakistan Ousted PM Nawaz Sharif's Wife Wins Parliamentary Seat

The Supreme Court disqualified Nawaz Sharif from office over a ruling he was dishonest in a corruption inquiry. This Lahore constituency elected Nawaz Sharif thrice since 1990. "It's very hard for them to take this from us", said Sohail Butt, 48, a PML-N voter in the Mozang area of the city. Long queues formed outside polling stations i...

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  • Donald Trump hits back at Clinton, with a golf ball, on Twitter
Donald Trump hits back at Clinton, with a golf ball, on Twitter

While Kelly has not tried to prevent Trump from tweeting, he has urged the President to enable him to vet the tweets previously posting them - a demand Trump has once in a while submitted to. Those other tweets included an image predicting Trump would win every state for reelection in 2020, another showing Trump hauling U.S. companies that have out...

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  • World XI departs after historic tour of Pakistan
World XI departs after historic tour of Pakistan

The 14-member team and its one official were driven to the Allama Iqbal Airport amid tight security and the entire route was guarded by the law enforcement agencies. "They were so pleased, saying thank you, and they were so excited by the players being there". That the series went down smoothly without any incident is a testament to the efforts p...

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  • California Legislature approves 'sanctuary state' bill
California Legislature approves 'sanctuary state' bill

The measure cleared the Legislature with support only from Democrats over the objection of Republicans who it will protect criminals and make it harder for law-enforcement to keep people safe. IL recently passed even more protective legislation that bars law enforcement from detaining immigrants exclusively for deportation, said Shiu Ming Cheer, ...

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  • Rights body opposes Indian plan to deport persecuted Rohingya Muslims
Rights body opposes Indian plan to deport persecuted Rohingya Muslims

The duo also stated that they were registered as refugees under the United Nations High Commission of Refugees (UNHCR) and have challenged any possible move to deport them on the grounds that it violated global human rights conventions and some other issues.

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  • No floor test in TN Assembly till Sept 20: Madras HC
No floor test in TN Assembly till Sept 20: Madras HC

Dhinakaran camp MLAs' interim reply comes days after Dhanapal directed them to appear before him today by sending a third notice on September eight. Chennai: Amid escalating infighting in Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK , the Madras High Court today stayed till Wednesday (September 20) the conduct of a floor test in the Tamil Nadu assembly to pro...

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  • Fire Kills at Least 23 at Islamic Boarding School in Malaysia
Fire Kills at Least 23 at Islamic Boarding School in Malaysia

The firefighters quickly attended the scene and the fire was extinguished after an hour. It identified the building as Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah, in Kuala Lumpur . A total of 36 students, aged between 13 and 17, and six teachers were living at the tahfiz (Quranic memorisation) school . "We have not ruled out foul play", Khirudin said, adding ...

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  • Syracuse's alarming poverty rate keeps rising in 2016
Syracuse's alarming poverty rate keeps rising in 2016

The overall number of people without health insurance fell to 28.1 million, or about 8.8 percent of the USA population. About 20 percent of Californians lived below the Census' "supplemental" poverty measure from 2014 to 2016, according to data released by the Bureau on Tuesday.

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  • Six Million Floridians Left Without Power After Irma
Six Million Floridians Left Without Power After Irma

Most traffic lights in Broward County, which includes Fort Lauderdale, were not functioning on Monday morning, and sand, blown from the county's beaches, covered the A1A highway. "Best word I could say is war zone", he said on Twitter . South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster issued a mandatory evacuation for some barrier islands.

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  • Myanmar accused of planting landmines in path of fleeing Rohingya
Myanmar accused of planting landmines in path of fleeing Rohingya

However, the spokesman for Myanmar's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, said on Twitter: "We have no policy to negotiate with terrorists". The federal cabinet, which met in Islamabad with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the chair has passed a resolution, condemning genocide of Rohingya Muslims under the direct patronage of state institutions of M...

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  • Let the travel ban expire, Mr. President
Let the travel ban expire, Mr. President

Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld a lower court order providing that refugees who "have a formal assurance from an agency within the United States that the agency will provide, or ensure the provision of, reception and placement services to that refugee" are not subject to the ban .

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  • Documentary reveals Gaga's struggle with chronic pain
Documentary reveals Gaga's struggle with chronic pain

About her break from music, she said, "It doesn't mean I won't be creating". Shortly after, Gaga reveals that she's written a new song: "Million Reasons". 'My love life has just imploded, ' she cried. "And I still admire her, no matter what she might think of me". The film, playing at the Toronto International Film Festival , chronicles her life, ...

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  • Virginia makes top 10 in Miss America competition
Virginia makes top 10 in Miss America competition

During the preliminaries, Mund was a finalist for a community service award and on the main event's night she impressed the judges during the swimsuit and evening gown segments, as well as the talent competition, where she performed a jazz routine to Michael Jackson's "The Way You Make Me Feel".

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  • Beached Manatees Rescued From Low Tide In Wake of Hurricane Irma
Beached Manatees Rescued From Low Tide In Wake of Hurricane Irma

A few residents in the area came to the rescue, placing them on a large green tarp and pulling them more than 100 yards back into the water. The entire thing was caught on video. "I thought they (manatees) were done for", he said . Photos of the manatees were shared over 10,000 times from Mr Faradini-Campos' Facebook account since the animal...

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  • Google appeals $2.9 billion antitrust fine from EU
Google appeals $2.9 billion antitrust fine from EU

The Commission is reviewing its Google Shopping decision in light of the ECJ's Intel ruling, according to Reuters . A court battle between Brussels and Google could take years to resolve and adds to an increasingly bitter row between the U.S.

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  • South Koreans brace for possible test on North Korea's public holiday
South Koreans brace for possible test on North Korea's public holiday

He took the time to share his hopes that Russian Federation and the United States will find compromises and resolve bilateral and worldwide problems, just as Trump has said . It came just days after its largest nuclear test and as USA president Donald Trump again highlighted the possibility of military action. South Korea and the United Stat...

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  • United States calls for United Nations vote on new North Korea sanctions
United States calls for United Nations vote on new North Korea sanctions

The US said it would seek a vote Monday on a draft United Nations Security Council resolution on North Korea, as it pushes for fresh sanctions against the regime after its recent nuclear test. Tension on the Korean peninsula has escalated as North Korea's young leader, Kim Jong Un , has stepped up the development of weapons in defiance of UN s...

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  • Dennis Rodman talks of skiing friendship with Kim Jong Un
Dennis Rodman talks of skiing friendship with Kim Jong Un

The test , said Suh Hoon, director of the National Intelligence Service, might be carried out around Saturday, or September 9, when North Korea celebrates its foundation day. Speakers at the rally said the North's military "will put an end to the destiny of the gangster-like United States imperialists through the most merciless and strongest pre...

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  • Hurricane Katia strengthens to Category 3
Hurricane Katia strengthens to Category 3

The National Hurricane Center is warning that "this rainfall will likely cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides, especially in areas of mountainous terrain". Forecasters expect the hurricane to weaken quickly over the next 24 hours. Three hurricanes are in the Atlantic simultaneously: Katia, Jose , and Irma .

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  • NIA carries out raids in Srinagar, Jammu; Yasin Malik detained
NIA carries out raids in Srinagar, Jammu; Yasin Malik detained

The arrest comes a day after the Joint Hurriyat leadership of Kashmir announced to hold a day long protest in New Delhi outside the headquarters of National Investigation Agency (NIA) over arrests and warrants against dozens of hurriyat leaders since last few months.

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  • Indian cricketer freakish death in Sri Lanka
Indian cricketer freakish death in Sri Lanka

India (174/3) beat Sri Lanka (170/7) by seven wickets . 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.

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  • Dennis Rodman Hopes To Ease Tension Between North Korea, US
Dennis Rodman Hopes To Ease Tension Between North Korea, US

The eccentric star struck up an unlikely bromance with tubster Kim and has made several trips to the secretive state in recent years. "Every time I see him, he's always calm, he's always smiling, especially when he's with family", Rodman said.

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  • Republican leaders annoyed' over Ivanka visit during meeting
Republican leaders annoyed' over Ivanka visit during meeting

Nita Lowey, the ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee. McConnell later suggested that Trump had pushed for the deal because "his feeling was that we needed to come together, to not create a picture of divisiveness at a time of genuine national crisis", with Harvey having devastated coastal Texas and Hurricane Irma threatening the C...

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  • Trump Gives $1 Million, Still Can't Win
Trump Gives $1 Million, Still Can't Win

The remainder of the emergency funding request, about $450 million, will go to the Small Business Administration, which is doling out disaster recovery loans to homes and businesses damaged by the storm. "It's going to take us time until we know the full scope of it", Ryan said of Harvey's toll. Houston Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee has alre...

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  • 'US never out of diplomatic solutions on N Korea'
'US never out of diplomatic solutions on N Korea'

Pyongyang has also threatened to fire rockets towards the US Pacific territory of Guam. This refers to North Korea's attempt to strengthen its weapons capabilities and use them to test its bargaining power against the United States. It denounced the joint exercises in traditionally robust fashion. Tuesday's events killed such optimism. "We were...

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  • Arkansas governor announces deployment of 1500 guardsmen to Texas
Arkansas governor announces deployment of 1500 guardsmen to Texas

Once the Chinooks have dropped off supplies, smaller aircraft, trucks or other forms of transportation can ferry the water or food to the places that need it most: hospitals, shelters or temporary military bases. Some groups of Texas National Guard soldiers in Houston have relied on cellphones, and in some cases social media, to communicate as radi...

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  • Mueller Has Trump Letter About Comey Firing
Mueller Has Trump Letter About Comey Firing

Trump had been fuming about Comey for weeks, upset that he would not say publicly that the president was not under investigation, which Trump said Comey had assured him privately. On May 17, Rosenstein appointed Mueller to head the Russian Federation probe, which would also encompass whether Trump obstructed justice by firing Comey.

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  • Gasoline prices head higher following Hurricane Harvey
Gasoline prices head higher following Hurricane Harvey

That's down 14.5 percent from record levels reached in March. Harvey was the strongest storm to hit the state in more than 50 years, forcing operators to shut refineries, pipelines and ports. "At this point, we're really waiting to see what the cumulative effect will be" from Harvey, said Paul Hesse of the U.S. Energy Information Administration...

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  • US, South Korea discuss coordinated response against North Korea: White House
US, South Korea discuss coordinated response against North Korea: White House

Trump is not a model of consistency, so I wouldn't read too much" into what he tweeted and what he reportedly agreed upon with Moon, said Sue Mi Terry, formerly a Central Intelligence Agency analyst and National Security Council director for Korea and Japan.

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  • US Pressure on North Korea Is 'Futile': Putin
US Pressure on North Korea Is 'Futile': Putin

In an article published on the Kremlin's website on September 1, Putin obliquely criticized USA warnings of potential military action and said stepping up the pressure on Pyongyang won't solve the problem. Trump said last month Pyongyang would "be met with fire and fury " if it continued to threaten the U.S. This year alone, North Korea ha...

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  • Kenya presidential election cancelled by Supreme Court
Kenya presidential election cancelled by Supreme Court

According to official results announced on August 11, Kenya's sitting president Uhuru Kenyatta was the clear victor of the 2017 elections with 54 percent of the votes. Kenyatta is the son of Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya's first president. Residents who spoke to Nation vowed to turn out in large numbers during the repeat election which should be held ...

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  • Need a sacrificial goat for Eid? Pakistan has an app for that
Need a sacrificial goat for Eid? Pakistan has an app for that

As two million Muslims wrap up the Hajj pilgrimage , many remember those suffering in conflicts around the world. Muslims pray to mark the first day of Eid al-Adha, or "Feast of Sacrifice" holiday, at the main square in Nusseirat refugee camp, central Gaza Strip.

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