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Jeremy Corbyn criticised for condemning 'violence on all sides' in Venezuela Jeremy Corbyn criticised for condemning 'violence on all sides' in Venezuela
- August 09, 2017

But in addition, the shadow minister Chris Williamson blamed the United States for "aiding and abetting" opposition protesters trying to topple the socialist government. Pressed on whether he regretted supporting Mr Maduro when he was elected, he said: "I gave the support of many people around the world for the principle of a government that was dedicated towards reducing inequality and improving the life chances of the poorest people". (more...)
On-air gaffe as Malcolm Roberts adds to confusion over his citizenship On-air gaffe as Malcolm Roberts adds to confusion over his citizenship
- August 09, 2017

The One Nation leader said Senator Roberts had her support but admitted the matter of his citizenship was "very complex". "You don't understand the full situation". The Queensland senator was born in Disergarh, India, in 1955 and his family arrived in Australia in October 1962. "After a couple of weeks of personal reflection, I have decided that I will put my hand up to recontest the seat, whenever the membership decide that process should commence", she said. (more...)
Guam urges calm in face of North Korea strike reports Guam urges calm in face of North Korea strike reports
- August 09, 2017

Guam Governor Eddie Calvo has dismissed North Korea's threat to contain US military bases on the Pacific island with ballistic missiles, saying it is fully ready to defend itself in case of "any eventuality". We're going to take good care of Guam . North Korean state media declared Wednesday that its potential missile strike would create an "enveloping fire" around Guam and that a ballistic missile operation unit for the dictatorship is slated to review launch plans in early September. (more...)
BJP stands exposed, says Ahmed Patel BJP stands exposed, says Ahmed Patel
- August 09, 2017

We will be updating live on Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat. The legislator, whose party recently forged ties with the BJP in Bihar, said he chose to vote for the Congress candidate as "he is unhappy with the ruling party's works for the poor and tribal population" that he represents. (more...)
Sct'd Storms Tonight, Drying Out for Tuesday Sct'd Storms Tonight, Drying Out for Tuesday
- August 09, 2017

Wednesday will bring another day of sunshine. That means we'll see a lot more dry time than wet through the weekend and storms will be very hit or miss. Wednesday ... Mostly sunny with a high near 80. Friday will be one of two rain chances in the forecast. Only slight rain chances will be around Saturday , otherwise a mostly sunny sky is expected. (more...)
Fearing Trump Censorship, Govt. Scientists Leak Alarming Climate Report Fearing Trump Censorship, Govt. Scientists Leak Alarming Climate Report
- August 09, 2017

Flanagan said while some of the science in the report can be applied in Canada, this country has some unique differences, particular the vast north where there is a higher rate of warming. Compiled by scientists from 13 federal agencies, a new report claims human activity significantly contributed to rising temperatures and more extreme weather. (more...)
Iranian Drone Interferes With USS Nimitz Flight Operations Iranian Drone Interferes With USS Nimitz Flight Operations
- August 09, 2017

An Iranian QOM-1 drone buzzed a U.S. F/A-18 Super Hornet trying to land aboard the carrier Nimitz Tuesday. Central Command officials said. The phase of approach and landing on an aircraft carrier are always a manoeuvre is very hard. July's incident was, for the a year ago, the closest two vessels from the US and Iran had come within each other. Last month, sailors aboard the USS Thunderbolt , a Cyclone-class patrol ship, fired warning shots near an Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps ... (more...)
People Can't Stop Laughing Over This Mom's Relatable Back-To-School Photo People Can't Stop Laughing Over This Mom's Relatable Back-To-School Photo
- August 09, 2017

Willingham's children - Wrangler, 11, Emmy, 7, and Sykes, 4 - are "super sweet, well-behaved kids", but they "argued a lot all summer", she said. The picture was snapped next door at a relative's house the day before school started, since it would have been chaotic trying to take the picture while getting the kids dressed and fed, Willingham says. (more...)
DOJ Reverses Position In Big Voting Case Before Supreme Court DOJ Reverses Position In Big Voting Case Before Supreme Court
- August 09, 2017

If they do not respond and do not vote over the following four years, they are removed from the rolls. In June, the agency sent an ominous letter to 44 states suggesting that the NVRA requires them to purge their voter rolls more vigorously. (more...)
BBC Newsreader's Hilarious Reaction To Godawful Dog Surfing Story BBC Newsreader's Hilarious Reaction To Godawful Dog Surfing Story
- August 09, 2017

The talented dog surfers and their owners participated in the second annual World Dog Surfing Championship at Linda Mar State Beach in Pacifica. Utter disdain for a colleague's work has rarely been so publicly, and amusingly, expressed as BBC presenter Simon McCoy's listless reading of a news report about a dog surfing competition. (more...)
Tillerson: Russian election meddling 'created serious mistrust'
- August 09, 2017

The "lengthy" talks covered a wide range of topics, said Lavrov , including the issue of North Korea and the nuclear treat it poses. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday that he told Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov that the Kremlin's reputed interference in last fall's election has "seriously" damaged relations between Moscow and Washington. (more...)
UP Shia Waqf Board asks for Ram Mandir construction in Supreme Court UP Shia Waqf Board asks for Ram Mandir construction in Supreme Court
- August 09, 2017

The Shia Waqf Board has told the Supreme Court in its affidavit that the Sunni Waqf Board does not seek peace in a complete way. BJP leader and member of the Rajya Sabha, Subramanian Swamy, praised the move:In a very insightful observation, the Board reportedly said that the construction of a mosque and the temple on the same land will lead to confrontations in the future. (more...)
Disagreements over sea feud, N. Korea delay ASEAN communique Disagreements over sea feud, N. Korea delay ASEAN communique
- August 09, 2017

The ministers "strongly call upon" North Korea , as a member of the ASEAN Regional Forum, to help "maintain the Asia Pacific as a region of lasting peace, stability, friendship and prosperity", the ministers said in their statement. He touted the "very big financial impact" of the sanctions and noted optimistically that both China and Russian Federation had joined in the unanimous vote. (more...)
Rahul violated security protocol in Gujarat: Rajnath Rahul violated security protocol in Gujarat: Rajnath
- August 09, 2017

The Home Minister said Rahul used to inform the SPG at the eleventh hour about his foreign tours, creating problems for the agency to provide proper security. Singh added that for the next lap of his tour in Gujarat as well, Gandhi chose a normal vehicle and not a bullet-proof one, adding he has done that on several occasions, "almost 100 times in last two years". (more...)
Contamination of eggs clearly caused by criminals: German agriculture minister Contamination of eggs clearly caused by criminals: German agriculture minister
- August 09, 2017

After days of insisting that Belgian eggs only contained a harmless level of a toxic insecticide, the authorities today admitted test results revealed a level that would pose a risk to human health. The French Agriculture Ministry also said on Monday that on July 28, a poultry farm at Pas-de- Calais in northern France was put under surveillance after the farmer told the authorities a Belgian supplier had provided him with the tainted product. (more...)
Palestinians attend Friday Prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque Palestinians attend Friday Prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque
- August 09, 2017

King Abdullah , meanwhile, praised U.S. president Donald Trump as being "committed to work for peace between Palestinians and Israelis", according to Petra . Last week, a speech Kushner gave to congressional interns was leaked to Wired , a United States website. "His Majesty said that what is desired is to intensify efforts to make progress during the coming period". (more...)
Will fight tooth and nail in Rajya Sabha polls: BJP Will fight tooth and nail in Rajya Sabha polls: BJP
- August 09, 2017

Mr Patel, speaking to reporters in Anand, Gujarat , said , "I am confident of winning the Rajya Sabha seat. We certainly appeal to all political party to select our candidature on merit and as far as Congress is concerned, it has demonstrated to Gujarat , to the rest of the country that it will enact any drama to lure it MLAs to win one RS seat". (more...)
North Korea top of agenda at ASEAN meeting North Korea top of agenda at ASEAN meeting
- August 09, 2017

The role of the Philippines as 2017 chair of Asean has helped China keep a lid on discord. Within ASEAN, however, there is a view sympathetic to China, which has ignored the ruling. Vietnam sought mention of respect for "sovereignty, sovereign rights and jurisdiction" not only in accordance with global law, but more specifically, UNCLOS. (more...)
J&K: Gun battle breaks out between security forces, terrorists in Pulwama J&K: Gun battle breaks out between security forces, terrorists in Pulwama
- August 09, 2017

Police said the search and cordon in the area was launched on specific intelligence information suggesting presence of militants. The role of Umer in different crimes committed by Abu Ismail group is being ascertained. The bodies of all the three militants were recovered and they have been identified. Awantipora Police, 50 RR and CRPF jointly participated in the encounter. (more...)
ISIS Secret Unit Training Jihadists to Strike Targets in the West ISIS Secret Unit Training Jihadists to Strike Targets in the West
- August 09, 2017

Airwars says at least 119 children were allegedly killed in US Coalition actions since June 6th. Brett McGurk, the Department of State's senior envoy to the anti-Islamic State coalition, said Friday that Trump's policies, including delegating decision-making to US military commanders in the field, have "dramatically accelerated progress" against the militant group. (more...)

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