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Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi sees zero role for India in Afghanistan Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi sees zero role for India in Afghanistan
- Сентября 22, 2017

Concluding his speech the Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that his country to further expand its economic relations with the US. The spokesperson said Pakistan was fully aware of such malicious campaigns particularly since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had acknowledged the fact that India was involved in funding anti-state activities against Pakistan. (more...)
Manafort Offered 'Private' Campaign Briefings to Close Putin Ally Manafort Offered 'Private' Campaign Briefings to Close Putin Ally
- Сентября 22, 2017

Trump's aides and Moscow originally compelled them to open a broad investigation into possible links between the Russian government and the Republican presidential candidate. "Yes, Paul Manafort did have an apartment at Trump Tower , but we don't know if Trump Tower was part of this surveillance". By then, Manafort's brief stint as Trump campaign chairman had been over for about two months. (more...)
Mattis Leaves the Door Open to Military Options in North Korea Mattis Leaves the Door Open to Military Options in North Korea
- Сентября 22, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump, who was due to address the U.N.in NY on Tuesday, spoke by phone to his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Monday, with the White House saying the two men were committed to "maximizing pressure on North Korea". Another U.S. ally, Japan, said Wednesday that pressure, not dialogue, was needed. "The bottom line is: The missiles, were they to be a threat - whether it be to USA territory, Guam, [or] obviously Japan's territory - that would elicit a different response ... (more...)
Former Candidate Endorses Fellow Outsider In Alabama GOP Runoff Former Candidate Endorses Fellow Outsider In Alabama GOP Runoff
- Сентября 22, 2017

Luther Strange against hero of Alabama evangelicals Roy Moore . A week ago, those close to the White House spoke of the race pessimistically and doubted that Trump would do any more on Strange's behalf. But polls show unusual running behind the other candidate, Judge Roy Moore . The victor of the runoff will face Democrat Doug Jones in December. Others say they don't think Roy Moore is qualified. (more...)
Jobs and harmony my priority, Modi trying to deflect the same: Rahul Jobs and harmony my priority, Modi trying to deflect the same: Rahul
- Сентября 21, 2017

Referring to India and China, he said there were two large migrations taking place - one is completely free and the other is centrally controlled. Referring to the Congress vice president's frequent foreign visits, including the ongoing tour of the US, Madhav said there were still more countries for him to travel. (more...)
USA to Continue Pursuing Diplomatic Path With North Korea - UN Ambassador Haley USA to Continue Pursuing Diplomatic Path With North Korea - UN Ambassador Haley
- Сентября 21, 2017

He said one presidential speech will have little or no effect on America's reputation in the world, since most nations base their views of the United States on policies, which tend to transcend administrations, not on the views or actions of any individual president. (more...)
Dozens of states sign nuke weapons ban treaty at UN Dozens of states sign nuke weapons ban treaty at UN
- Сентября 21, 2017

Although North Korea was the only state with nuclear weapons to vote for starting initial treaty negotiations, the treaty is not supported by a single nuclear-armed state. Guterres warned that the threat of a nuclear attack is at its highest level since the end of the Cold War and "fiery talk can lead to fatal misunderstandings". (more...)
Student Shot In High School Cafeteria; Teacher Subdues Suspect Student Shot In High School Cafeteria; Teacher Subdues Suspect
- Сентября 21, 2017

By the time police were able to reach the high school the shooter was already subdued and a school resource officer was already on site. Police responded to reports of an active shooter about 11:30 a.m. Mattoon is about 50 minutes south of Champaign. All buildings at the high school are on a "soft lockdown", the school district said. We are working to get more information on this developing story and will update it as soon as details are available. (more...)
Explaining the Graham-Cassidy Repeal Bill Explaining the Graham-Cassidy Repeal Bill
- Сентября 21, 2017

Trump also criticizes Kentucky Republican Sen. "Not only did this bill fail the Jimmy Kimmel test , it failed the Bill Cassidy test", the host said. Lindsey Graham , R-S.C. "The senators on the other side of the aisle should be walking around here with a blindfold over their eyes, because they don't know what they're voting on", Schumer said as Democrats and their allies mustered an all-out effort to try killing the measure. (more...)
West Ham vs Tottenham: Slaven Bilic facing selection headache for London derby West Ham vs Tottenham: Slaven Bilic facing selection headache for London derby
- Сентября 21, 2017

We were on zero points having conceded ten goals in three games, now two games later we have four points and didn't concede in either game. Huddersfield Town travel to London on Monday to take on a West Ham United side languishing at the foot of the Premier League table. (more...)
Kenya's presidential re-run may be postponed Kenya's presidential re-run may be postponed
- Сентября 21, 2017

The court was offering detailed ruling as to why it annulled the August 8 election and ordered fresh presidential vote within 60 days. Wednesday's written judgment is expected to provide reasons for its decision and possible remedies. data interfered with", said Judge Philomena Mwilu. "We find that the 2017 presidential election was not conducted in accordance with the principles laid down in the constitution and the written law on elections.in that it was neither transparent nor verifiable ... (more...)
Syrian troops battling ISIS advance toward US-backed force Syrian troops battling ISIS advance toward US-backed force
- Сентября 20, 2017

Elite troops of the Syrian Arab Army have crossed to the eastern bank of the Euphrates River in Deir ez-Zor Governorate, Al-Masdar News reports. Until Monday, Syrian troops had been fighting only west of the Euphrates , while the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces waged a rival offensive against Daesh east of the river. (more...)
Iraq SC orders suspension of Kurdistan referendum Iraq SC orders suspension of Kurdistan referendum
- Сентября 20, 2017

The Iraqi Kurds plan to hold the plebiscite on September 25 in three provinces that make up their region, as well as in disputed areas that are controlled by Kurdish forces but claimed by Baghdad , including the oil-rich Kirkuk Province. Turkey, France, and the United Nations have all said they are opposed to holding the referendum on September 25, citing fears the vote will negatively affect the ongoing war against ISIS. (more...)
Spain moves to expel N. Korean ambassador Spain moves to expel N. Korean ambassador
- Сентября 20, 2017

In a letter seen by Reuters that will be sent to ambassadors from China and 20 other countries, Republican Senator Cory Gardner, the subcommittee chairman, asked that the countries immediately end diplomatic and economic relations with Pyongyang. (more...)
Toys R Us could be close to filing bankruptcy Toys R Us could be close to filing bankruptcy
- Сентября 20, 2017

But in a statement sent to various media outlets, chairman and CEO Dave Brandon was optimistic about the future of the chain. Toys" R " Us Inc. said it would allow outstanding debts to be restructured and provide greater financial flexibility to invest in the continued growth of the company. (more...)
Russian helicopter fires at spectators during military exercise Russian helicopter fires at spectators during military exercise
- Сентября 20, 2017

Fontanka.ru said the incident occurred on September 18 and left one person with concussion. In the footage, two KA-52 helicopters are travelling at speed at a low altitude. "They weren't civilians", the source said. Leaders of the Baltic nations that would be on NATO's front line in a land war with Russian Federation have said this year's edition of Zapad, which means "West", appears to be a simulation of an attack against North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Eastern Europe. (more...)
Tillerson says USA thinking about closing embassy in Cuba Tillerson says USA thinking about closing embassy in Cuba
- Сентября 19, 2017

Tillerson said of a possible embassy closure. The Associated Press reported this weekend that the initial reaction by the Cuban president, Raul Castro, to the news - apparent concern, with none of the usual how-dare-you-accuse-us attitude - had caught USA officials off guard. (more...)
President Trump's Plan for National Monuments President Trump's Plan for National Monuments
- Сентября 19, 2017

In April, the president ordered Zinke to review 27 monuments-all larger than 100,000 acres-that have been granted federal protections under the Antiquities Act since 1996, claiming that his predecessors went too far when designating certain USA lands and waters as protected from commercial activity. (more...)
UK PM Theresa May seeks bilateral trade deal with Canada UK PM Theresa May seeks bilateral trade deal with Canada
- Сентября 19, 2017

Mrs May hopes to use Ceta as a model for a new bilateral arrangement between Britain and Canada to be introduced "swiftly" after Brexit . The U.K.is Canada's largest export market in the European Union. May and Trudeau are also expected to discuss the ongoing dispute between Boeing and Bombardier during their meeting, according to a report from the Globe and Mail. (more...)
CBO won't estimate full effects of Obamacare repeal until after vote deadline CBO won't estimate full effects of Obamacare repeal until after vote deadline
- Сентября 19, 2017

The Congressional Budget Office on Monday said it will not estimate how a new Obamacare bill will affect the number of uninsured Americans, insurance premiums and ultimately the federal deficit in coming years until after the September 30 deadline for passing that legislation. (more...)

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