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Triple Talaq a punishable offence now as govt takes ordinance route

Triple Talaq a punishable offence now as govt takes ordinance route Prasad accused the Congress of stalling the Triple Talaq Bill in the Rajya Sabha for the sake of its "vote bank politics". However, gender justice was given a complete go-by in a secular country like India because of blatant vote-bank politics. [Full Article...]

Nawaz Sharif, daughter, son-in-law's jail sentences suspended in corruption case

Nawaz Sharif, daughter, son-in-law's jail sentences suspended in corruption case The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has chose to challenge today's ruling of the Islamabad High Court that ordered release of former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and Captain (retd) Safdar on bail. Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif, centre, arrives to attend the funeral prayer of his late wife Kulsoom Nawaz in Lahore on September 14, 2018. [Full Article...]

Chuck Grassley: Kavanaugh accuser has not yet agreed to testify

Chuck Grassley: Kavanaugh accuser has not yet agreed to testify A lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford made the request in a letter to Sen. As you say, this is not really their thing. "A lot of people in the Senate weren't going to vote for him anyway". Murkowski said Ford's story "must be taken seriously". He also hired outside investigators to look into complaints and introduced a resolution to expel Democratic Sen. [Full Article...]

North and South Korea make breakthrough agreement

North and South Korea make breakthrough agreement South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un shake hands after holding a joint press conference at the North's state guesthouse Paekhwawon in Pyongyang on September 19, 2018, to announce the outcome of their bilateral summit there. [Full Article...]

Polish Leader Proposes US Base Called Fort Trump

Polish Leader Proposes US Base Called Fort Trump Mr Duda's latest plea comes after Warsaw's defence ministry offered the United States up to £1.52billion ($2bn) to increase the U.S. presence in the country as a deterrent against a potential Russian aggression. Andrzej Duda and Donald Trump meet at the White House. "I hope you will take the decision to deploy more units and equipment", he said. Equipment of the previous United States unit st... [Full Article...]

Trump to visit Carolinas on Wednesday

Trump to visit Carolinas on Wednesday At least 32 people have been killed since Florence came ashore as a hurricane last Friday, including 25 in North Carolina and six in SC. The American Red Cross is providing food and shelter to thousands of people who have been displaced by the hurricane, while the Foundation For The Carolinas' Hurricane Florence Response Fund directs funds to nonprofits in North and SC providing relief t... [Full Article...]

Korea's Kim to visit Seoul, shut missile site

Korea's Kim to visit Seoul, shut missile site The two leaders also announced plans to bid for a joint hosting of the Olympics, oddly enough. North Korea has agreed to allow independent experts to inspect the dismantling of a key missile site and a nuclear research facility, in what South Korean president Moon Jae-in has called the first specific steps for denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula. [Full Article...]

European Union must compromise in order to reach Brexit deal, United Kingdom says

European Union must compromise in order to reach Brexit deal, United Kingdom says No breakthrough is expected during the gathering in Austria as the leaders are now looking ahead to meetings scheduled for October and November. The deal has to be finalised well in advance of the UK's March 29 2019 exit from the bloc so the parliaments in Westminster and Strasbourg can sign off on the agreement. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Orders Declassification of Russia Investigation Records

Donald Trump Orders Declassification of Russia Investigation Records Trump also ordered the public release of texts messages sent by former FBI Director James Comey , former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, as well as Justice Department official Bruce Ohr. "I think this represents that even as far as May 2017, we still couldn't answer the question", Page told lawmakers during a closed-door deposition in July, according to Fox News . [Full Article...]

Trump Says Brett Kavanaugh 'Does Not Deserve This'

Trump Says Brett Kavanaugh 'Does Not Deserve This' Anita Hill , whose 1991 allegations of sexual harassment against a Supreme Court nominee foreshadowed the scene now playing out in D.C., said Tuesday that the Senate is no better prepared to vet claims against a nominee today than it was then. [Full Article...]

Michael Jordan to donate $2 million for hurricane relief

Michael Jordan to donate $2 million for hurricane relief A man wades through rising flood waters on the Cape Fear River during Hurricane Florence in Wilmington , North Carolina on 14 September 2018. At least 11 people were killed in North Carolina and six others in SC, including a 3-month baby killed by a falling tree. [Full Article...]

Doug Jones: Senate should compel Kavanaugh's friend to testify

Doug Jones: Senate should compel Kavanaugh's friend to testify Trump spoke to reporters Monday afternoon in the White House Roosevelt Room where he was peppered with questions just hours after Kavanaugh strongly denied that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl three decades ago when they both were in high school. [Full Article...]

Hearing With Kavanaugh And Accuser Alleging Sexual Assault In Turmoil

Hearing With Kavanaugh And Accuser Alleging Sexual Assault In Turmoil A Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Lindsey Graham, says he's willing to hear from the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct while in high school . That the president's senior counselor, Kellyanne Conway, swiftly advocated listening to the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault points to the power of ... [Full Article...]

Tuesday Morning: Florence remains a powerful Category 4 Major Hurricane

Tuesday Morning: Florence remains a powerful Category 4 Major Hurricane There is Hurricane Helene and Issac which as of this writing are category 1 and 2 storms. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday urged people to make preparations and heed evacuation orders, warning that electrical service could be lost for several days, and days of heavy rain could lead to severe flooding in many areas. [Full Article...]

Trump doesn't think the Federal Bureau of Investigation should get involved in Kavanaugh allegation

Sixty-five women who say they have known Kavanaugh for over three decades also defended his character in the form of a letter sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday, before Ford came forward publicly. Other people at the party could testify that he was or wasn't present. Feehery is unsure whether there will be a backlash against #MeToo but he and others underscore the politics - ... [Full Article...]

Trump's decision on $200bn China tariffs expected 'soon'

Trump initiated the fight to punish Beijing for what he says are China's predatory tactics to try to supplant US technological supremacy. Beijing's tariffs have hit soybeans and other farm goods from states that voted for Trump in 2016. [Full Article...]

Pakistan PM Imran Khan to visit UAE, Saudi Arabia

Pakistan PM Imran Khan to visit UAE, Saudi Arabia Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan announced Sunday to offer Pakistani citizenship to hundreds of thousands of Afghans born to refugee families his country, according to Pakistan's Samaa TV. So, let's wait and watch how things go - whether the person remains under army control or doesn't remain under its control. The Ministers will also meet their Saudi counterparts to discuss bilateral cooper... [Full Article...]

More days of flooding ahead for Carolinas, surrounding states

More days of flooding ahead for Carolinas, surrounding states North Carolina had deployed about 2,000 boats and 36 helicopters to help people stranded in floods, the state's director of emergency management, has said. The dead included a 1-year-old boy swept away from his mother as they tried to escape their vehicle amid floodwaters. Eleven of those deaths were in North Carolina, and six were in SC. [Full Article...]

Today could be the day smoking dagga in your home becomes legal

Today could be the day smoking dagga in your home becomes legal The order does not extend to use and possession of cannabis by a child, or by an adult in public. The High Court also ruled that Parliament should change sections of the Drug Trafficking Act, as well as the Medicines Control Act. According to Zondo, the "court would infringe on the separation of powers" if it determines the amount itself. "Ultimately, it will be the court that will decide whethe... [Full Article...]

Water will haunt Carolinas after Florence — WHAT'S HAPPENING

Water will haunt Carolinas after Florence — WHAT'S HAPPENING Hundreds of roads across the state are impassable. In total, the emergency-management agencies said almost 700,000 customers were lacking power in North Carolina and more than 60,000 outages were reported in SC. All of that rain is swelling streams and rivers and creating what the National Hurricane Center called "prolonged significant river flooding". About 500,000 homes and businesses were i... [Full Article...]


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