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Imran Khan elected Pakistan’s 22nd Prime Minister

Imran Khan elected Pakistan’s 22nd Prime Minister He challenged Khan on his words to the nation and said, "our prime minister-elect has promised a 100-day roadmap". Both the leaders agreed that money laundering is a huge issue for the developing economies, adding that Pakistan would desire to receive assistance from the United Kingdom to minimise money laundering. [Full Article...]

Pentagon Cancels Military Parade After Cost Leak

Pentagon Cancels Military Parade After Cost Leak Earlier this year, Trump bragged about saving costs by suspending joint military exercises with South Korea, which cost just $14 million. "Maybe we will do something next year in D.C. USA military parades usually only happen at the end of major wars. He also said he would attend a parade at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland but gave no date. [Full Article...]

Trump blacklists critical ex-CIA chief Brennan

Trump blacklists critical ex-CIA chief Brennan Hayden said Trump's threat would have "no impact on what I think, say or write". When Mr. Trump addressed Ms. Newman as "that dog" in a tweet , Mr. Mr Trump told the Wall Street Journal that "these people" - including Mr Brennan - had "led" the Russian Federation inquiry. Former director of national intelligence James Clapper, who led the creation of the ICA, admitted to CNN in 2017 tha... [Full Article...]

North and South Korea start talks aimed at setting up leaders' summit

North and South Korea start talks aimed at setting up leaders' summit The rival Koreas have agreed to hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang sometime before the end of September. The two sides set the date and location during a meeting Monday in the truce village of Panmunjom. He added that continuing the discussions on the two leaders' summit in Pyongyang will help improve the inter-Korean ties. Pyongyang saw a second inter-Korean summit in 2007... [Full Article...]

Here's how you can donate to flood relief efforts in Kerala

Here's how you can donate to flood relief efforts in Kerala Indian carriers Air India Express, Jet Airways and IndiGo also operate services to Kochi from Doha. Kochi: An aerial view of Aluva town following a flash flood after heavy rains, in Kochi on Tuesday 14th Aug 2018. The Union minister informed that 14 worldwide flights operated by airlines such as Air Arabia, Emirates, Etihad, Sri Lankan airways were rescheduled to and from Thiruvananthapur... [Full Article...]

Twitter Suspends Alex Jones And InfoWars For 7 Days

Twitter Suspends Alex Jones And InfoWars For 7 Days Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey had originally defended his company's decision not to ban Jones, tweeting that Jones "hasn't violated our rules" but if he does "we'll enforce". First reported by CNN , Alex Jones will be unable to send tweets for the next week, but the operators of his account will still be able to read tweets. [Full Article...]

Turkey hits back at United States with tariff hikes on key products

Turkey hits back at United States with tariff hikes on key products Turkey has been rocked in recent days by a sharp decline in the value of its lira after US President Donald Trump tweeted last Friday that Washington was doubling aluminium and steel tariffs for Ankara . The currency has lost almost 40 percent against the dollar this year, driven by worries over Erdogan's growing influence on the economy and his repeated calls for lower interest rates despite h... [Full Article...]

WH: Omarosa Defending Trump's Character 'Wasn't Paying Her Bills'

WH: Omarosa Defending Trump's Character 'Wasn't Paying Her Bills' In the tape played on US TV channel NBC , a voice presumed to be Mr Trump's expresses surprise at Omarosa Manigault Newman being fired the previous day. Accepting a tiny snippet of audio from a fired White House staffer with an axe to grind and a pile of books to sell without even attempting to verify how accurate her version of events is makes it clear that when it comes to this president , ... [Full Article...]

Trump praises Mexico, threatens Canada with auto tariffs via Twitter

Trump praises Mexico, threatens Canada with auto tariffs via Twitter The president said over the weekend that Canada's tariffs and taxes are far too high and repeated threats to tax the auto industry if a deal can't be reached. "It's the only way we'll get to a deal". Ultimately it is in Canada's best interest to align with the U, they will. Trump has repeatedly lashed out at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over economic issues such as tariffs and trad... [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation fires former Russian probe investigator who sent anti-Trump texts

Federal Bureau of Investigation fires former Russian probe investigator who sent anti-Trump texts Horowitz, however, said his investigative team found no evidence that any decision made during the course of the investigation was a result of political bias or improper influence. The delays were merely the "result of bureaucratic snafus", Strzok's lawyer wrote last month in USA Today. North Carolina Republican Rep. Mark Meadows, one of the leading critics of the FBI investigations, said Strzok... [Full Article...]

Trump lashes out at ‘Wacky Omarosa’ over book, tapes

She never made it, never will. She begged me for a job, tears in her eyes, I said Ok. During her exclusive interview on the " Today Show ", Ms. Manigault Newman questioned who holds power in the White House . "What kind of ingratitude is this?" And, he adds, she should have been more loyal to the president because " Donald Trump made her". Manigault-Newman said Sunday that Kelly was "thr... [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe presidential inauguration delayed amid court challenge

Zimbabwe presidential inauguration delayed amid court challenge Zimbabwe's Justice Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi said President Emmerson Mnangagwa's inauguration that had been set for Sunday had been deferred after opposition leader Nelson Chamisa challenged presidential election results in court. The MDC arrived at the court less than an hour before it closed on Friday, the last day that the petition could be lodged. Analysts say the legal challenge has lit... [Full Article...]

Containment grows for California wildfire

Containment grows for California wildfire The so-called Holy Fire in the Cleveland National Forest was threatening thousands of homes in Lake Elsinore and nearby communities after growing by Friday night to almost 30 square miles (77 square kilometers). Fire crews have made progress against the biggest blaze in California history but officials say it won't be fully contained until September. He is being held at the Orange County Jail on... [Full Article...]

Argentina Rejects Legalizing Abortion in Major Pro-Life Victory

Argentina Rejects Legalizing Abortion in Major Pro-Life Victory Now abortion is allowed in Argentina only in cases of rape, or if the mother's health is in danger. Uruguay and Cuba are the only two countries in Latin America to have decriminalised abortion. The Archbishop of Buenos Aires appealed to Senators not to interrupt "the honorable and praiseworthy tradition of legislating for the common good and for a culture of life, protecting the weakest and ... [Full Article...]

A year after deadly Charlottesville rally, wounds are still raw

A year after deadly Charlottesville rally, wounds are still raw The Law Center's outreach director Lecia Brooks told AFP the rally reflected a "continued emboldenment on the part of white nationalists in this country". Charlottesville, best known for being home to the state university created by Thomas Jefferson, may seem like an unusual choice for a heated battle involving neo-Nazis, but there was a reason that "Unite the Right" organizers chose the town ... [Full Article...]

US says Russian Federation sanctions to target security-related goods

US says Russian Federation sanctions to target security-related goods But U.S. officials had not yet confirmed the use of banned nerve agents in the attack. "And this war will have to be responded - by economic, political and, if necessary, other means". The US State Department issued a formal determination that Russian Federation poisoned Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia with Novichok in the Wiltshire town in March. [Full Article...]

Senior IDF Officer: We're Close to War in Gaza

Senior IDF Officer: We're Close to War in Gaza At least seven Israelis were injured by the rocket fire, including three in the border town of. The military said it intercepted some 25 rockets, while most of the others landed in open areas. Following the barrages throughout the night, the IAF struck over 100 terror targets including a plant used to manufacture components intended for the construction of tunnels as well as a tunnel for maritim... [Full Article...]

Iran warn of ‘CONSEQUENCES’ as U.S. announces ban on oil exports

Iran warn of ‘CONSEQUENCES’ as U.S. announces ban on oil exports In a commentary published by the Guardian on Wednesday, Khoshroo stressed that by ditching the nuclear deal with Iran and sanctioning countries engaged in business transactions with the country, the U.S. "I am asking for WORLD PEACE, nothing less!" tweeted the President. "Tantrums & CAPPED TWEETS won't change the fact that the world is sick & exhausted of US unilateralism", Zarif tweeted. [Full Article...]

Twitter CEO: Alex Jones 'hasn’t violated our rules'

Twitter CEO: Alex Jones 'hasn’t violated our rules' Both sites had already temporarily limited his publishing power, and Spotify showed itself ready to act against Jones when it removed some of his podcasts last week. Jones reacted to the news by tweeting a picture of himself holding a glass of champagne next to his app. Meanwhile, after being banned on multiple platforms the Infowars app is surging up the charts on both the Google Play and ... [Full Article...]

Congressman defiant after insider trading indictment

Congressman defiant after insider trading indictment The halt did not affect trading in the US. The company's CEO emailed Collins and other Innate directors on June 22, 2017, to say the drug had failed. All three had bail set at $US500,000. "We will answer the charges filed against Congressman Collins in Court and will mount a vigorous defense to clear his good name", attorneys for Collins said in a statement issued by his office. [Full Article...]


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