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Gunmen Invade Catholic Church, Kill 47 in Anambra Gunmen Invade Catholic Church, Kill 47 in Anambra
- August 06, 2017

Umar said though no arrest had been made, the police already learnt that the attack followed a quarrel between two natives of Ozubulu residing overseas. HURIWA said the serial and spectacular inability of the Nigeria's federal police to secure Nigerians all across the length and breath of the Country supports the urgency of now to bring about the State policing institutions to be composed of well trained, well motivated and well mobilised Police operatives to secure all parts of Nigeria. (more...)
Schumer Pushes for Unity as He Helps Defeat Trump's Healthcare Plans Schumer Pushes for Unity as He Helps Defeat Trump's Healthcare Plans
- August 06, 2017

Hannity said that Flake has lost his way and gave a direct message to the Arizona senator. "Every time we turn around, he's not supporting what the people of Arizona want". At one point in his conversation with anchor Jake Tapper , the Republican lawmaker was asked if he was anxious that his harsh words towards Trump could hurt his reelection chances, as it is being reported that the White House is looking at backing primary challengers against him next year. (more...)
ASEAN Foreign Ministers Express 'Grave Concern' over N. Korea
- August 06, 2017

The issue was also likely to top the agenda when ASEAN ministers meet with their dialogue partners, including the United States, Japan, China and Russian Federation for Asia's largest security forum on Monday. Earlier this year, China suspended imports of coal to increase pressure on Pyongyang. In the meantime, the push to isolate North Korea continues, including in Manila. (more...)
China realises North Korea is becoming greater threat
- August 06, 2017

It's unclear. Is tweeting a better idea than bombing North Korea? Gorka made his case in response to an editorial that ran in the China Daily newspaper on Wednesday that said, "Trump is wrong in his assumption that Beijing can single-handedly handle the matter". (more...)
Flight schedule disrupted as cable fault hits internet services in Pakistan Flight schedule disrupted as cable fault hits internet services in Pakistan
- August 06, 2017

Authorities were unable to fix the inoperative CMV 4. "A cable was cut in Saudi Arabia near Jeddah yesterday morning", he said. The disruption in the global internet infrastructure had impacted broadband users from all walks of life in Pakistan, including mobile broadband 3G/4G/LTE users, landline users and corporate users having dedicated speed connections. (more...)
China urges N.Korea to make 'smart' decision after sanctions China urges N.Korea to make 'smart' decision after sanctions
- August 06, 2017

They are expected to use the meeting to discuss cooperation in addressing North Korea's evolving nuclear and missile threats. Saturday's resolution banning North Korean exports and limiting investments in the country was passed unanimously. (more...)
Tillerson, North Korean envoy to cross paths, but won't meet Tillerson, North Korean envoy to cross paths, but won't meet
- August 06, 2017

The United States said it would also seek to build united pressure on the North at the Manila event - known as the Asean Regional Forum - and Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said Pyongyang would receive a strong message . (more...)
China urges N. Korea not to conduct missile, nuclear tests China urges N. Korea not to conduct missile, nuclear tests
- August 06, 2017

But the Trump administration has said it is open to negotiations once North Korea halts its illegal ballistic missile and nuclear programs. Wang sidestepped a question on whether China's support for the new North Korea measures were conditional on Washington ceasing to impose further unilateral sanctions and stopping its investigations of Chinese firms doing business with Pyongyang. (more...)
United Kingdom ready to pay European Union up to €40 billion for Brexit United Kingdom ready to pay European Union up to €40 billion for Brexit
- August 06, 2017

Asecond Whitehall source confirmed the United Kingdom bottom line was "30 billion euros-40 billion euros" while a third political source put the figure in May's mind at " north of 30 billion euros". In July, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson criticized the European Union over Brussels' demand for a Brexit divorce bill, saying, "The sums I have seen that they propose to demand from this country appear to be extortionate". (more...)
Police Recommend Indictment Against Netanyahu Police Recommend Indictment Against Netanyahu
- August 06, 2017

If Harow does indeed provide evidence that he acted on behalf of Netanyahu in order to close a deal، whereby critical coverage of the prime minister would be reduced in exchange for the limiting of rival newspaper، Israel Hayom، it would be a very significant development in the case that stands as the most severe out of the three that the prime minister is now facing. (more...)
So Maybe This Was Caitlyn Jenner's Only Hat? So Maybe This Was Caitlyn Jenner's Only Hat?
- August 06, 2017

One source familiar with the document told the Washington Blade that the plan would "encourage early retirement, usher out any enlisted personnel after their contract is up, and would fire trans officers up for promotion". Thorn added that his group would challenge the policy in federal court if implemented. After the Pentagons end to the ban on transgendered service members a year ago, many transgendered troops have just come out to their units — only to be told now that they are banned ... (more...)
Veteran actor Dilip Kumar's health shows no improvement, says hospital Veteran actor Dilip Kumar's health shows no improvement, says hospital
- August 06, 2017

Four days after veteran actor Dilip Kumar was admitted in Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital , the hospital issued a statement assuring that he is well. The 94-year-old actor has been facing medical complications for quite a while now. However, Dr. Ravishankar CEO of the hospital has asserted that there is no need of dialysis as of now and that Dilip Kumar has currently been kept under observation. (more...)
Senate blocks Trump from making recess appointments over break Senate blocks Trump from making recess appointments over break
- August 06, 2017

Trump has been rumored to be considering firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, whom he's publicly attacked several times recently for his decision in March to recuse himself from matters relating to the Russian Federation investigation . (more...)
Stephen Miller could replace Mooch as White House communications director
- August 06, 2017

Miller is no stranger to facing the press, having served as communications director for then-senator Jeff Sessions, and as a press officer for US Representatives Michele Bachmann and John Shadegg. One of the officials said that there are reservations on the staff about giving Miller extensive say over communications since he has a tendency to be dismissive of reporters, a trait that reflects the president's approach but could further tensions between the news media and the White House. (more...)
Vice Presidential Polls: Opposition Hit By Cross-Voting, Invalid & Missing Votes
- August 06, 2017

Either there are secret admirers of Venkaiah Naidu's pun-filled speech who want him to preside over the Rajya Sabha with his trademark humour, or some of those who had pledged their votes to Gopalkrishna Gandhi but did not act on their word for political reasons. (more...)
Hiroshima marks nuclear attack anniversary Hiroshima marks nuclear attack anniversary
- August 06, 2017

In the city's annual Peace Declaration, Matsui demanded that Japan join the treaty to ban nuclear weapons, but urged the government to "manifest the pacifism in our Constitution by doing everything in its power to bridge the gap between the nuclear weapon and non-nuclear weapon states, thereby facilitating the ratification". (more...)
Legendary TV Producer Norman Lear Boycotts Lifetime Achievement Honor Because of Trump Legendary TV Producer Norman Lear Boycotts Lifetime Achievement Honor Because of Trump
- August 06, 2017

The 95-year-old show creator is responsible for some of television's greatest sitcoms, including All in the Family , Sanford and Son , The Jeffersons , Good Times , and Maude . "He is [the right's] f- you to all the clowns and the establishment", he said early on in the 2016 presidential campaign, before each party had selected its nominee. (more...)
Total solar eclipse viewing party planned in Palmyra Total solar eclipse viewing party planned in Palmyra
- August 06, 2017

Due to this, the moon becomes completely or partially invisible behind the Earth. On Aug. 21, the library will offer programming starting at 12:30 p.m., according to the release. In conjunction, the Scotch Plains Public Library will host a family friendly Solar Eclipse Celebration beginning at 11:00 a.m. The last time a total solar eclipse was visible in the US from coast to coast was 1918. (more...)
We Are Part of Government Now: BJP Member in Bihar Beef Attack We Are Part of Government Now: BJP Member in Bihar Beef Attack
- August 06, 2017

The mob intercepted a lorry on its way to Muzaffarpur and thrashed the driver and two others in the vehicle. "Three persons were arrested under relevant sections of the law for running the illegal slaughter house", District Magistrate Sanjeev Kumar said. (more...)
US, China agree on toughest sanctions on North Korea US, China agree on toughest sanctions on North Korea
- August 06, 2017

In a separate development, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said that Mr Trump told him that there would be a military conflict between the two countries if Pyongyang continued with its aim to develop a missile programme with the U.S. The diplomat said "this is a good day" because it shows more "convergence" among nations to apply more pressure to confront the threat posed by North Korea. (more...)