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Nawaz Sharif files 3 review appeals against Panamagate verdict in SC

Nawaz Sharif files 3 review appeals against Panamagate verdict in SC On August 14, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari had announced that his party would not support the PML-N government's bid to amend the Constitution in the wake of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's disqualification under Articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution. [Full Article...]

Election loss: Raila Odinga cancels his big announcement

Election loss: Raila Odinga cancels his big announcement However, the NASA opposition coalition, led by four-time presidential hopeful Odinga, put the death toll at more than 100, including 10 children, but did not provide evidence. A statement from the office of the White House press secretary said Tuesday the USA government is troubled by reports that demonstrations opposing Kenyatta's win have turned violent and urged Kenyans to resolve disputes lawf... [Full Article...]

The north Korean crisis comes to Wall Street

The north Korean crisis comes to Wall Street Worries about saber-rattling between President Trump and North Korea helped drive US stocks last week to their worst performance in almost five months. The dollar was trading at 93.05, a shade lower from Friday's session when it came under pressure after softer-than-expected US inflation data for July dampened expectations for another Federal Reserve interest rate hike this year. [Full Article...]

Canada's British Columbia to ban grizzly bear trophy hunting

Canada's British Columbia to ban grizzly bear trophy hunting The ban will take effect November 30 - after this year's hunt. "They knew this commitment was in our platform and they knew we were going to act on this commitment". "Virtually no one legitimately hunts grizzlies for food", said Raincoast executive director Chris Genovali in a press statement. In a post on Facebook, the Canadian chapter for Safari Club International wrote: "NDP have vowed to... [Full Article...]

Sierra Leone declares seven-day mourning for mudslide victims

Sierra Leone declares seven-day mourning for mudslide victims Rescue efforts are hampered by a lack of equipment and the inaccessibility of the terrain, Abu Bakar Tarrawellie, a spokesman for the federation, said in a separate call. Up to 900 people are missing or dead after a vast mudslide and devastating flooding inundated parts of Freetown rescuers said yesterday. The mortuary of the Connaught Hospital in central Freetown was overwhelmed with the dead. [Full Article...]

11 killed by falling tree at Portugal religious festival

11 killed by falling tree at Portugal religious festival The victims were waiting for a street procession to begin after a church mass. "People sitting on the benches near the fountain were also hit", witness Domingos Perestrelo told the SIC Noticias TV station. Television footage from the scene showed police and firefighters near the uprooted tree along with Red Cross workers. Some of the injured and the dead, which included foreign nationals, were... [Full Article...]

Google Allo for web finally arrives, but only for Android users

Google Allo for web finally arrives, but only for Android users It has an Android Messages app for mobile as well, and it just broadly rolled out a new messaging platform within YouTube . With the option now in Allo it could be mere hours before Google flips the switch and makes it live. They'll have to connect on Google Chrome, and they will need to download the latest version of Allo (16.0.024) before linking the account. Users were expecting it t... [Full Article...]

White Nationalists in The White House: Darcy cartoon

White Nationalists in The White House: Darcy cartoon Bannon, the chief White House strategist and former Breitbart chairman, has long seen Murdoch as a corrupting influence on the president: a globalist who jumped on the Trump bandwagon because he enjoyed the proximity to power. White House targets environmental reviews. "I've really thought about that, and I would say absolutely nothing". When Colbert pointed out that Trump had not been so qu... [Full Article...]

Google Pixel 2 - 5 reasons you should wait for this phone

Google Pixel 2 - 5 reasons you should wait for this phone When combined with other reports, we end up with a list of the 5 reasons you should not buy any other phone and instead wait for the release of the Pixel 2. Some screenshots of the Google Pixel 2 that have surfaced through FCC filing has revealed that it would be arriving preinstalled with Android 8.0.1 Google is yet to officially debut the Android 8.0 operating system. [Full Article...]

Anticipated Trump Executive Order Places Infrastructure in Flood's Way

Anticipated Trump Executive Order Places Infrastructure in Flood's Way We're not going to approve it". "Combined with the termination of the federal flood risk management standard , signed by former President Obama in 2015, the construction boom could result in new roads that are susceptible to flood damage and taxpayer losses, some experts say". [Full Article...]

India and China troops clash along Himalayan border

India and China troops clash along Himalayan border The report also said the new decision marks a shift from past U.S. governments policies and it will replace the dialogue format between foreign and commerce ministers of both countries started by Barack Obama administration. The two sides have frequently accused each other of territorial intrusions, but clashes are rare. China claimed that they were constructing the road within their territory... [Full Article...]

Charlottesville: Mother Says Heyer Died Standing up for People

Charlottesville: Mother Says Heyer Died Standing up for People Counter-protestors arrived to fight the group, and Fields allegedly drove his vehicle into them, wounding 19 and killing one woman , Heather Heyer , 32. The Challenger fled the scene, but officers stopped it a short time later and arrested Fields, police said. Large crowds gathered at rallies in Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo to denounce the white supremacists who converged in Charlotsville and ... [Full Article...]

What To Do If Your Solar Eclipse Glasses Won't Arrive in Time

What To Do If Your Solar Eclipse Glasses Won't Arrive in Time But she says her grandmother has told her what to expect. The PWCS Office of Student Learning and the Irene V. Hylton Planetarium remind everyone that extreme caution must be taken while viewing a solar eclipse. To add on to that, 1776 was the last time there was an eclipse like this, that traveled across the continent. People who purchased Eclipse 2017 glasses on Amazon are getting refund... [Full Article...]

Taliban Spokesman Pens Letter to Trump Urging Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Taliban Spokesman Pens Letter to Trump Urging Withdrawal from Afghanistan US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters on Monday that the Trump administration was "very, very close" to a decision on Afghanistan, adding that all options were on the table. Some influential Republican congressmen also have supported the call for troop surge. The insurgent group has, however, not commented, so far. The letter went on to say, "It seems to be a historical mistake on par... [Full Article...]

Snapchat's Pokemon Filter Makes People Pikachus

Snapchat's Pokemon Filter Makes People Pikachus Pikachu, the electric mouse we all associate with the pocket monster series, is now a filter on Snapchat. With how insanely popular Pokemon Go has been ever since its debut a little over a year ago, it's actually somewhat surprising that it's taken this long for either Snapchat or Facebook to secure a coveted cross-promotional deal like this. [Full Article...]

Pakistan hoists flag taller than Indian tricolour at Wagah border

Pakistan hoists flag taller than Indian tricolour at Wagah border It measures 120 feet in length, 80 feet in breadth and is hoisted on a pole which is 360 feet high. Earlier, Pakistan Rangers officials presented candies to Indian Border Security Force personnel at the Wagah Border to celebrate the independence day. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Gert expected to become hurricane overnight

Tropical Storm Gert expected to become hurricane overnight EDT) GMI overpass shows a large band of convection wrapping around the circulation". Gert, which became a hurricane late Monday, marks the season's second as the Atlantic enters what has historically been its peak for churning out hurricanes. [Full Article...]

North korea: Kim briefed on a plan to fire missiles near Guam

He added, "That's exactly the policy of the Trump administration". This would be a deeply provocative act from the USA perspective, and there has been widespread debate about whether Washington would try to shoot the missiles down if they're fired. [Full Article...]

North Korea Backs Off From Its Threat to Attack Guam

North Korea Backs Off From Its Threat to Attack Guam Former Los Alamos National Laboratory director Siegfried Hecker told the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists he did not think North Korea yet had sufficient missile or nuclear test experience "to field a nuclear warhead that is sufficiently small, light and robust to survive an ICBM delivery". [Full Article...]

Trump Retweets Prominent Alt-Right Conspiracy Theorist After Reluctantly Denouncing White Supremacists

Trump Retweets Prominent Alt-Right Conspiracy Theorist After Reluctantly Denouncing White Supremacists A White House official said the CNN image retweet was "inadvertently posted and as soon it was noticed it was immediately deleted". Just days after a vehicle attack killed a woman in Virginia, President Donald Trump blasted out an image to his 35 million followers showing a train hitting a man. [Full Article...]


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