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SC disposes of petitions against Kulsoom Nawaz's candidature SC disposes of petitions against Kulsoom Nawaz's candidature
- September 19, 2017

The top court had disqualified Sharif and ordered the filing of corruption references against Sharif, his children Hussain, Hassan and Maryam Nawaz, son-in-law retired Captain Mohammad Safdar, and incumbent Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. She won 61,254 votes, 14,188 more than her nearest rival, according to local media reports. This position also lent weight to the PMLN accusation that thousands of its voters were turned away from the polling stations if their identity as PMLN supporters ... (more...)
Florida beats Tennessee on miraculous Hail Mary on final play Florida beats Tennessee on miraculous Hail Mary on final play
- September 18, 2017

What a finish to an otherwise sloppy game in The Swamp. Franks calmly eluded pressure on the play before unloading the bomb on target, perhaps proving that he's got the goods to be the pivot Florida fans have been waiting on since Tim Tebow took his game to the NFL. (more...)
British Airways flight held at Paris airport over security concern British Airways flight held at Paris airport over security concern
- September 18, 2017

While passengers waited on the tarmac, security personnel conducted bag searches while sniffer dogs checked the aircraft, according to Anderson. It is claimed an individual made "a direct threat " against the nine-year-old aircraft. "They were then told the plane was to move to another part of the airport". 'We were told they are also now searching the aircraft with dogs'. In the background a member of the cabin crew speaks to passengers, apologizing for the delay over the security ... (more...)
Hamas dissolves Gaza government and agrees to national unity talks with Fatah Hamas dissolves Gaza government and agrees to national unity talks with Fatah
- September 18, 2017

But Fatah said it still needed clarification from Hamas on the handing over of government ministries in Gaza and control of the enclave's border crossings with Israel and Egypt . "We need to see that the government of national accord is functioning in Gaza and that the (administrative) committee is actually dissolved", Ashrawi told CNN. (more...)
The Weekend Brief: President Trump's Twitter, London Attack Arrests, 2017 Emmys Prep The Weekend Brief: President Trump's Twitter, London Attack Arrests, 2017 Emmys Prep
- September 18, 2017

In the video, Trump takes a swing, and a woman that appears to be Hillary Clinton falls to the ground as she enters a plane. He retweeted the GIF, captioned " Donald Trump's fantastic golf swing #CrookedHillary ", from the account of a supporter whose profile identifies him as Mike from NY. (more...)
White House holds press briefing with McMaster, Haley White House holds press briefing with McMaster, Haley
- September 17, 2017

McMaster's comments come a day after the Kim Jong-un regime fired a ballistic missile over Japan. "I have no problem kicking it to General Mattis", Haley said at a White House press conference, explaining that despite diplomatic efforts and strong United Nations sanctions, the North Koreans "continue to be provocative". (more...)
British Prime Minister scolds Trump over terror tweets British Prime Minister scolds Trump over terror tweets
- September 17, 2017

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely condemned the attack as well, saying "Israel condemns the #terror attack in London". In a tweet , Mr Trump described the attackers as "loser terrorists" and "sick and demented people who were in the sights of Scotland Yard". (more...)
ICC congratulates Pakistan for successfully staging Independence Cup ICC congratulates Pakistan for successfully staging Independence Cup
- September 17, 2017

He said Darren Sammy had visited Pakistan twice and their security teams had witnessed security arrangements in the PSL final and now in the world XI tour and security was very good in Pakistan which was an ideal host country and in the given circumstances he was sure that his team would visit the country in November. (more...)
California passes 'sanctuary state' bill to protect undocumented residents California passes 'sanctuary state' bill to protect undocumented residents
- September 17, 2017

Early on Saturday, lawmakers gave last-minute support to a bill barring local governments from forcing undocumented immigrants to spend extra time in jail just to allow enforcement officers to take them into their custody. Democrats used supermajorities in the state Capitol to pass the bill they viewed as important to highlighting California's stance on shielding its estimated 2.3 million undocumented immigrants from Immigration and Customs Enforcement . (more...)
Rights body opposes Indian plan to deport persecuted Rohingya Muslims Rights body opposes Indian plan to deport persecuted Rohingya Muslims
- September 17, 2017

Sources said they reviewed an intelligence report that red-flagged the penetration of Pakistan-based terror outfits, including the Lashkar-e-Taiba, among Rohingyas , contending that they would eventually be used to target India. The Rohingya refugees, a persecuted community of Muslims from Myanmar have fled the country in large numbers. According to unofficial estimates, there are almost 40,000 Rohingyas in India, largely located in Jammu, Hyderabad , Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi-NCR and ... (more...)
Iraqi Kurdistan Parl't Approves Independence Referendum on September 25 Iraqi Kurdistan Parl't Approves Independence Referendum on September 25
- September 16, 2017

The referendum, slated for September 25, has become a potential flashpoint in the region, with Western powers concerned it could ignite conflict with Baghdad and divert attention from the war against Islamic State militants. Washington opposes the referendum on the grounds that it would weaken Arab-Kurdish joint military operations, which have helped send the IS group into retreat in both Iraq and war-torn Syria. (more...)
White House: Trump To Visit Florida Thursday In Wake Of Hurricane Irma White House: Trump To Visit Florida Thursday In Wake Of Hurricane Irma
- September 16, 2017

Trump will travel with Vice President Mike Pence and first lady Melania Trump . Power has been restored to 65 percent of the 6.7 million customers around the state who lost electricity during the storm, according to the governor's office. "I hope this man right here, Rick Scott, runs for the Senate", he said. "We're going to be with you tomorrow", Trump said. "We're working on a deal, very important is the wall to me and we have to know the wall will not be obstructed", said Mr. (more...)
United Kingdom says world will stand together against N.Korea after missile launch United Kingdom says world will stand together against N.Korea after missile launch
- September 16, 2017

Iran is not meeting the expectations laid out in the global nuclear agreement known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JPCOA), US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday. The U.S. pushed for an oil embargo after North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3. Mr Johnson will hold joint talks with Mr Tillerson and French political director Nicolas de Riviere about the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. (more...)
Spyder Pre Release Event Live Now Watch Now Mahesh Latest Movie Trailer Spyder Pre Release Event Live Now Watch Now Mahesh Latest Movie Trailer
- September 16, 2017

The trailer is getting mixed talk. The Tamil version has received 2.5 lakh views on YouTube where the Telugu version has already received close to 6.5 lakh hits. The film also has SJ Surya and Bharath in pivotal roles. Hence, he finds a software which will assist his team pinpoint who is in specific need of help by highlighting cases with words like "help" used on phones. (more...)
No floor test in Tamil Nadu Assembly till September 20: Madras HC No floor test in Tamil Nadu Assembly till September 20: Madras HC
- September 16, 2017

Justice M Duraiswamy passed the order as the Speaker informed the court that he was not in a position to tell whether he would pass orders in the disqualification proceedings against 19 rebel AIADMK MLAs before the floor test is conducted. One seat is vacant since the death of Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa past year. "The governor and chief minister are working in tandem", he had claimed. (more...)
Maryland Police Arrest Man In Murder Of His Missing Pregnant Girlfriend Maryland Police Arrest Man In Murder Of His Missing Pregnant Girlfriend
- September 15, 2017

Police now believe that text on Monday morning was from Tessier, using Wallen's cellphone and attempting to impersonate her. Police believe she was killed on Sunday, Sept. "The decision to allow him to participate in that news conference was a calculated decision made by the detectives in this case with the expressed objective of hearing what he had to say", Manger said. (more...)
Israel endorses independent Kurdish state Israel endorses independent Kurdish state
- September 15, 2017

Al-Maliki did not say why the governor was sacked, but the move came after Kirkuk's provincial council voted to take part in a referendum on Kurdish independence slated for later this month. Iraqi parliamentarians have rejected the legitimacy of the vote and the central government in Baghdad which is strongly opposed to this move has said it will do everything possible to keep the unity of the country intact. (more...)
US Congress sends anti-white supremacist resolution to Trump US Congress sends anti-white supremacist resolution to Trump
- September 15, 2017

It also calls on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to work with federal agencies to "investigate thoroughly all acts of violence, intimidation and domestic terrorism by White supremacists, White nationalists, neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan, and associated groups". (more...)
US House votes to block aircraft sales to Iran US House votes to block aircraft sales to Iran
- September 15, 2017

In a speech last week, US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley laid out how and why the administration might decertify the agreement, citing Iran's other malign activities, such as support for terrorism. The agreement saw Iran sharply curtail its nuclear program and allow extensive inspections in return for the lifting of worldwide sanctions . The three-month recertification deadlines determine the status of sanction relief under the agreement. (more...)
North Korea's latest nuclear test was so powerful, it shrunk a mountain
- September 15, 2017

Pyongyang's Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee, which handles the North's external ties and propaganda, also called for the break-up of the Security Council, which it called "a tool of evil" made up of "money-bribed" countries that move at the order of the US. (more...)