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J&K: Terrorists attack bus of security personnel, 5 policemen injured J&K: Terrorists attack bus of security personnel, 5 policemen injured
- September 01, 2017

The slain cop, as per unconfirmed reports, was identified as Krishan Lal, a head constable. As it reached near Gamander, it was attacked by militants. The area, which is barely a kilometre away from the strategic 15-Corps headquarters, has witnessed a number of militant attacks since a year ago. An assistant Sub-Inspector of BSF lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan . (more...)
Jacinda Ardern takes a break from political questions Jacinda Ardern takes a break from political questions
- September 02, 2017

The latest 1 News Colmar Brunton poll has Labour ahead of National with the party's support growing to 43 per cent, while National has dropped to 41 per cent. Labor plans to cut immigration by up to 30,000 a year from annual record levels of 70,000 now. With those results, Labour would be able to form a Government with NZ First as its only partner party. (more...)
Obama's the most expensive ex-president for taxpayers Obama's the most expensive ex-president for taxpayers
- September 01, 2017

Obama's $1,153,00 budget request for 2018 is almost $100,000 more than that of former President George W. Bush, and around $200,000 higher than for former President Bill Clinton. In contrast, Obama is slated to get just $11,000 for communications. As a result, Carter did not meet the five-year minimum required to receive health benefits. (more...)
President Trump pledges $1 million of his personal money to Harvey relief President Trump pledges $1 million of his personal money to Harvey relief
- September 01, 2017

Monday, First Lady Melania Trump accompanied the President to Texas where historic Hurricane Harvey has caused massive destruction in the last several days. Sanders said the president intends to return to the Southwest on Saturday to view flood damage with stops possible in Houston and Lake Charles, La. (more...)
Trump Promises $1 Million Of Personal Funds To Aid Harvey Victims Trump Promises $1 Million Of Personal Funds To Aid Harvey Victims
- September 02, 2017

She said the president has not decided when or where he will send the donation. The White House announced that President Trump has pledged one million dollars of his own money to Harvey relief efforts. It's estimated that at least 100,000 homes have been damaged by the storm and flooding. He additionally tweeted, "Thank you to all of the fearless first responders and volunteers from around the United States helping with the ongoing rescue and relief efforts in Texas". (more...)
Syria president travels to newly captured town for prayers Syria president travels to newly captured town for prayers
- September 01, 2017

Now the commander of USA -led forces fighting Islamic State says the buses have retreated deeper into Syrian held areas. "We are continuing to monitor that convoy and will continue to disrupt its movement east to link up with any other ISIS element and we will continue to strike any other ISIS elements that try to move towards it", Dillon said. (more...)
'La La Land' Director Damien Chazelle Brings First TV Project To Netflix 'La La Land' Director Damien Chazelle Brings First TV Project To Netflix
- September 01, 2017

After commissioning shows from the likes of Baz Luhrmann and the Duffer brothers - who were behind "The Getdown" and " Stranger Things " respectively - they've now snapped up the rights to Damien Chazelle " s new series " The Eddy' . This isn't Netflix's first foray into musical territory with a big screen auteur - the streaming network previously partnered with Baz Luhrmann for hip-hop drama The Get Down , which was unceremoniously cancelled after Season 1 following rumors of ... (more...)
Mueller has draft of Comey's firing letter from Trump, report says Mueller has draft of Comey's firing letter from Trump, report says
- September 01, 2017

The letter, which allegedly fully outlines Trump's reasoning for ousting Comey amid the mounting Russian Federation investigation, was ultimately never sent. req.). However, Schmidt and Haberman report that it has been turned over to special counsel Robert Mueller - who is already reportedly investigating Trump for obstruction of justice. (more...)
Saudi Arabia loses to UAE in WC qualification Saudi Arabia loses to UAE in WC qualification
- September 01, 2017

Japan, which holds a one-point lead in the group, hosts third-placed Australia today. UAE play already eliminated Iraq in their final group match on Tuesday. But Ali Mabkhout levelled inside a minute for the UAE, who finished with 10 men after Mahmoud Al Hammadi was shown a second yellow card in stoppage time. (more...)
Homicide investigators respond to reported shooting in Langley Homicide investigators respond to reported shooting in Langley
- September 01, 2017

A large farm area just east of the Jeep is also behind police tape. "Despite all attempts to revive the individuals, they succumed to their injuries", Van Herk said. Cpl. Craig Vanherk said investigators believe the pair had been targeted. Police are investigating this Jeep on 232nd Street just north of 64th Avenue. (more...)
Gas prices climb across Ontario Gas prices climb across Ontario
- September 01, 2017

The price at the pump rose Thursday night in Montreal for a second time in three days, reaching an average of almost $1.35 per litre of regular fuel by Friday morning. However, most of the change is being driven by pessimistic speculation on the part of oil traders in the Northeast, he said, adding that it's too early to say whether there will actually be a shortage in the U.S. (more...)
Genuinely Interesting Things We Learned About Kim Kardashian From Her Latest Interview Genuinely Interesting Things We Learned About Kim Kardashian From Her Latest Interview
- September 01, 2017

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star continued, "Every single day when you can't really believe what's going on, the next day it's something else even more insane and tragic". I used to, and I used to try to do everything to prove people wrong. I hope it changes. It's a very rare occasion when we'd agree that a four-year-old would be better at running one of the most powerful countries in the world. (more...)
Houston forecast: 'Unprecedented' 50 inches of rain Houston forecast: 'Unprecedented' 50 inches of rain
- September 01, 2017

The language in that tweet was scary enough, but then the NWS came back on Monday morning to reveal a known impact - it was having to add colors to its own precipitation graphic to illustrate just how much rain was falling on Houston and surrounding areas. (more...)
Korea rejects United Nations condemnation of missile launch over Japan Korea rejects United Nations condemnation of missile launch over Japan
- September 01, 2017

The drills, involving four US stealth F-35B jets as well as South Korean and Japanese fighter jets , came at the end of annual U.S. North Korea said Thursday that it "categorically rejects" a U.N. North Korea hates such displays of US military might at close range and will likely respond with fury. "We think Japan should honestly explain its true intentions to the worldwide community", she told a regular press briefing. (more...)
Chrystia Freeland: North Korea Missile Test 'Reckless' Violation Of Japan's Sovereignty Chrystia Freeland: North Korea Missile Test 'Reckless' Violation Of Japan's Sovereignty
- September 01, 2017

The missile broke into three pieces before splashing into the Pacific Ocean. Pyongyang in turn threatened to fire a salvo of missiles towards the United States territory of Guam. The UN Security Council condemned North Korea's missile launch, calling it an outrageous threat and demanded to stop all the missile tests and abandon nuclear programs of the country. (more...)
USA Network Provides a Look at 'Mr. Robot' 3.0 USA Network Provides a Look at 'Mr. Robot' 3.0
- September 01, 2017

Don't worry - Twin Peaks may be nearly over, but if you like being utterly baffled on a weekly basis then rest assured Mr Robot season three is just around the corner to satiate your needs. Series creator Sam Esmail will once again direct every episode of season 3, and his distinctive style has made the show endlessly watchable in even its lesser moments. (more...)
Trump reposes confidence in John Kelly's ability as Chief of Staff Trump reposes confidence in John Kelly's ability as Chief of Staff
- September 01, 2017

The president continues to call business friends and outside advisers, including former chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon, from his personal phone when Kelly is not around, said people with knowledge of the calls. "He's turning on people that are very close to him", a friend of Trump's told the Post . Other loyalists agree, and that's why they dubbed Kelly "The Church Lady" - they think he's too strict and feels superior to others. (more...)
White House: Donald Trump Donating $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Victims White House: Donald Trump Donating $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Victims
- September 01, 2017

President Donald Trump's quiet rollback of an order on building in flood plains could make rebuilding after Harvey more hard. Trump has prepared a request to Congress for an initial $5.9 billion in aid, an administration official said. (more...)
May, Abe pledge to increase pressure on North Korea May, Abe pledge to increase pressure on North Korea
- September 01, 2017

Theresa May's announcement that she plans to serve as Prime Minister for "the long term" has come as rather a surprise to her party. The prime minister has sought to consolidate her position by negotiating a governing agreement with the Democratic Unionists and overhauling the way Downing Street works, replacing key advisers. (more...)
Melania Trump makes waves with 'storm stilettos,' FLOTUS hat Melania Trump makes waves with 'storm stilettos,' FLOTUS hat
- September 01, 2017

She was photographed in stiletto pumps, part of an outfit that included capri trousers, a green bomber jacket with ruched sleeves and aviator sunglasses. She stepped off Air Force One wearing black pants and a white button up shirt, trading the stilettos for white tennis shoes. After hearing about the criticism, a spokesperson for the First Lady claimed that she had something to change into on the plane which we now know included a hat that said "FLOTUS". (more...)