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PTI isn't Imran Khan's personal estate: Ayesha Gulalai refuses to quit party PTI isn't Imran Khan's personal estate: Ayesha Gulalai refuses to quit party
- September 07, 2017

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan held a press conference along with senior party leader Asad Umar lambasting the economic performance of the government, claiming that Pakistan's exports have dropped by 15% during the last four years as the overall exports dropped to 21 billion dollars from 25 billion USA dollars in 2013, reported Dunya News. (more...)
Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes
- September 07, 2017

That includes a pledge to strengthen their joint military capabilities. The latest involve German Chancellor Angela Merkeland U.S. president Donald Trump. Bush. Warning that "enough is enough", she said that the latest provocation by Pyongyang was "unprecedented". On August 5th the 15-member council agreed stringent sanctions on North Korea, targeting the country's exports, in a bid to reduce North Korea's revenue from exports by about a third. (more...)
Germany's Merkel wants to roll up the European Union welcome mat for Turkey Germany's Merkel wants to roll up the European Union welcome mat for Turkey
- September 07, 2017

Turkey's president said on Wednesday it was time for the European Union to make up its mind whether it wants his country to join the bloc, a day after Germany's Angela Merkel vowed to push her European Union partners to consider suspending or ending its accession talks. (more...)
Begala: Why Trump caved to Pelosi and Schumer Begala: Why Trump caved to Pelosi and Schumer
- September 07, 2017

But he said he had a very good meeting with Pelosi and Schumer , and didn't even mention the leaders of his party - McConnell and Ryan . "We agreed to a three-month extension on debt ceiling, which they consider to be sacred, very important". (more...)
Putin: Additional sanctions against North Korea are 'useless' Putin: Additional sanctions against North Korea are 'useless'
- September 07, 2017

Russian Federation condemns North Korea's nuclear test as "provocative", Putin told a televised news conference in China . Those warnings came after North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test. French Defence Minister Florence Parly on Wednesday warned Europe could be within range of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un's nuclear missiles. There has been speculation North Korea may be planning to fire an ICBM this weekend when the republic celebrates its foundation on September 9. (more...)
Pass Harvey aid soon Pass Harvey aid soon
- September 07, 2017

The move announced Monday would replenish a rapidly depleting disaster aid fund even as another storm, Hurricane Irma, churns out in the Atlantic. A vote could come as early as Thursday. "Providing aid in the wake of Harvey and raising the debt ceiling are both important issues, and Democrats want to work to do both", said Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California in a joint statement Sunday. (more...)
Horrific Hurricane Irma damages Barbuda; Florida, Southeast US next Horrific Hurricane Irma damages Barbuda; Florida, Southeast US next
- September 07, 2017

Irma was reported 95 miles north of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and is moving at about 17 mph. The storm is expected to graze the northern Dominican Republic and Haiti with rain and gusty winds during the day Thursday. A hurricane warning is in effect for Turks and Caicos, and national emergency operations in place, according to a statement. Browne said almost every building was damaged. (more...)
Harvey aid, debt on returning Congress' daunting to-do list Harvey aid, debt on returning Congress' daunting to-do list
- September 07, 2017

McCarthy said the first order of business will be on Wednesday, when the House will vote on an nearly $8 billion emergency disaster relief bill for communities devastated by Harvey, McCarthy said. The announcement by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY is aimed at retaining Democratic influence and trying to ensure the Republican-controlled Congress addresses health care and immigration as the hectic fall agenda kicks off . (more...)
Mattel, Inc. (MAT) Rating Reiterated by KeyCorp
- September 07, 2017

Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 11,221,858 shares of the company's stock valued at $287,391,000 after purchasing an additional 280,930 shares during the period. Further back, their 200-Day Simple Moving Average is -14.57% difference from today's price. L & S Advisors Inc sold 1,951 shares as 3M Company (MMM)'s stock rose 7.02%. (more...)
South Korea's Moon Jae-in Discusses North Korea Crisis With Vladimir Putin South Korea's Moon Jae-in Discusses North Korea Crisis With Vladimir Putin
- September 07, 2017

Mr Moon had called for Moscow to support stronger sanctions against Pyongyang, which conducted its sixth nuclear test on Sunday in what it claimed was a detonation of a thermonuclear weapon built for intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the U.S. (more...)
How much could insurers save from Ogden announcement? How much could insurers save from Ogden announcement?
- September 07, 2017

The Ministry of Justice said that, if the rate were set today under the new approach, it might end up within the range of 0% to 1%. The current, highly adversarial system creates unnecessary legal costs, increases distress for claimants and pushes up insurance premiums for consumers. (more...)
U.S. apologizes for leaflets dropped in Afghanistan that offended Muslims U.S. apologizes for leaflets dropped in Afghanistan that offended Muslims
- September 07, 2017

The recent leaflet reads: "Take back your freedom from the terrorist dogs and cooperate with coalition forces so they can identify and eliminate your enemy". The governor of Parwan, Mohammad Hasem, condemned the use of an image of a dog. "The people in the villages are angry about it but so far we have had no reports of any demonstrations."They (foreign forces) have apologised and promised to collect as numerous leaflets as possible". (more...)
Trump to Reveal Decision on Illegal Alien Children DACA Program on Tuesday Trump to Reveal Decision on Illegal Alien Children DACA Program on Tuesday
- September 07, 2017

During his final White House news conference, on January 18, Obama said he wanted to stay out of the spotlight, but he also listed the conditions that might cause him to break his silence if the country's "fundamental values" were under threat. (more...)
Ivanka asked, 'Daddy, can I come with you?' Ivanka asked, 'Daddy, can I come with you?'
- September 07, 2017

The incident allegedly threw the meeting off course, as Trump paid attention to his granddaughter, asking her to speak in Mandarin and praising her "good, smart genes". "By the way, Ivanka Trump ", the president said. "If I weren't happily married and, ya know, her father". He indicated that she should say a few words. (more...)
EPA under Trump shrinks to near Reagan-era staffing levels EPA under Trump shrinks to near Reagan-era staffing levels
- September 07, 2017

Konkus, who officially works in the EPA's public affairs office, has canceled close to $2 million competitively awarded to universities and nonprofit organizations. When asked about the Post report, EPA spokesman Jahan Wilcox told CNN: "We're draining the swamp to ensure decisions about grants are in line with the agency's mission and policy priorities". (more...)
Bihar: Journalist shot at by two bike-borne persons in Arwal Bihar: Journalist shot at by two bike-borne persons in Arwal
- September 07, 2017

The condition of Mishra, working for Rashtriya Sahara newspaper, is stated to be critical. The incident was reported under Bansi police station area of Bihar's Arwal district on Thursday afternoon. Police are looking for her murderers and has detained a suspect in this connection. The incident comes at a time when there is an uproar across the nation over the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh on Tuesday in Bengaluru. (more...)
South Sudan asks United States to reconsider sanctions on top officials South Sudan asks United States to reconsider sanctions on top officials
- September 07, 2017

Treasury Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert, in the statement, said they had also released a Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Advisory alerting US financial institutions to the possibility that certain South Sudanese senior political figures may try to use the USA financial system to move or hide proceeds of public corruption. (more...)
Grenade blast in Srinagar kills one, injures several Grenade blast in Srinagar kills one, injures several
- September 07, 2017

A photograph released by the new agency showed that the front glass of an auto rickshaw shattered due to the grenade blast. The security forces have cordoned off the area. In a failed attempt on Wednesday, a group of terrorists attacked a police post in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir. "The injured are doing fine and their condition is stable", a doctor at SMHS said. (more...)
Pre-season game canceled in wake of Houston flooding Pre-season game canceled in wake of Houston flooding
- September 07, 2017

Gov. Greg Abbott warned Friday in an interview with ABC's "Good Morning America" that it could take years for Texas to "dig out from this catastrophe". As many as 40,000 homes may have been damaged in Houston and Harris County alone, County Judge Ed Emmett said. "He helped us fix the site and it got rolling". (more...)
More Students Taking, Scoring Well on ACT More Students Taking, Scoring Well on ACT
- September 07, 2017

The results belong to 2017 graduates, who took the test in the 11th grade. Starting in the spring, South Carolina's 11th-graders will have a choice between the ACT or the SAT for their mandatory college entrance exam, a change that state officials said is not related to the ACT's glitches this year. (more...)