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US Senator McCain Announces His Own Strategy For Afghanistan

US Senator McCain Announces His Own Strategy For Afghanistan McCain criticized President Donald Trump last week after it was reported that Trump berated America's top general in Afghanistan and was considering dismissing him because "we aren't winning, we are losing". McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer, has long threatened to force a strategy on the administration if it doesn't come ... [Full Article...]

Migrants surprise sunbathers on Spanish beach

Migrants surprise sunbathers on Spanish beach Spanish officials couldn't immediately be reached for comment after office hours. "Migrants have said: 'Once you decide to take the risk, it is the route (Morocco-Spain) with the least risk, '" Villa said. Arrivals have doubled in a year, according to the Spanish Red Cross that spoke about 7,400 people, including those who arrived by sea, who entered in the first six months of 2017, against the ... [Full Article...]

USA general threatens 'DESTRUCTION of North Korea' as Trump readies for war

USA general threatens 'DESTRUCTION of North Korea' as Trump readies for war Mattis says any action by North Korea would be grossly overmatched by the USA, and that Pyongyang would lose any arms race or conflict it started. DPRK is short for the North's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. The US President also took to Twitter again today as he continued the boast about his nuclear arsenal. "My first order as President was to renovate and modernize o... [Full Article...]

At least one dead in protests over Kenyan election rigging

At least one dead in protests over Kenyan election rigging Protests were also held in the poor Nairobi neighbourhood of Mathare, an Odinga stronghold. "We want them to hear. When the results come out we will support the person who will win", says Ole Sipala, who remembered voting for the first time in the early 1960s as Kenya secured independence from British colonial rule. [Full Article...]

Arsenal New-Boy Sead Kolasinac Is An 'Absolute Animal' Says Walcott

Arsenal New-Boy Sead Kolasinac Is An 'Absolute Animal' Says Walcott The Gunners almost went ahead in the match but new boy Alexandre Lacazette was unlucky to see a shot hit the post, but in the end another summer transfer, Sead Kolasinac, was the hero as he scored their equaliser following a Victor Moses opener. [Full Article...]

Prudential merges United Kingdom fund management with insurance unit

Prudential merges United Kingdom fund management with insurance unit This investment and associated cost savings, will be shared between M&G, and Prudential UK&E's with-profits and shareholder businesses, with shareholders expected to contribute circa £250 million towards the investment and to benefit from cost savings of circa £145 million3 per annum by 2022, excluding revenue synergies. [Full Article...]

Farmingville high school football player suffers fatal injury at practice

Farmingville high school football player suffers fatal injury at practice Assistant Commissioner Justin Meyers says the patient was pronounced dead at Stony Brook University Hospital. Check back for updates. WNBC reported he may have slipped and hit his head on a pole during a drill where players carry the pole on their shoulders. [Full Article...]

Gunman closes I-75 near Monroe during morning rush hour

Gunman closes I-75 near Monroe during morning rush hour Deputies of the county sheriff's office in Pontiac, Michigan, attempted to do a wellness check on the 37-year-old man early Thursday morning, according to CBS news radio affiliate WWJ in Detroit. In the video, authorities also learned he had a firearm with him in the auto. As he continued making his way down I-75, other police departments picked up the chase before he crashed on southbound I-75 ... [Full Article...]

Judge dismisses Paxton lawsuit seeking to declare 'sanctuary cities' ban constitutional

Judge dismisses Paxton lawsuit seeking to declare 'sanctuary cities' ban constitutional Sam Sparks, a United States District Judge, signed the order of dismissal on Tuesday. Several cities have argued the law violates several provisions of the Constitution and have filed a separate lawsuit against the state trying to prevent the law from taking effect. [Full Article...]

Half of Republicans would back postponing 2020 election if Trump proposed it

Half of Republicans would back postponing 2020 election if Trump proposed it Fifty-six percent further said they would support postponing the 2020 presidential vote if both Trump and Congressional Republicans called for its delay, the poll found. While those numbers might seem batshit insane, they make a little more sense in the context of some of the poll's other findings. Half of Republicans would support postponing the 2020 presidential election if President Donald ... [Full Article...]

Norges Bank Sells A Lot More Duke Energy Corporation (Holdin (DUK) Stock

Norges Bank Sells A Lot More Duke Energy Corporation (Holdin (DUK) Stock About 967,112 shares traded. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE: DUK ) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. It has underperformed by 8.39% the S&P500. Duke Energy Corp (DUK)'s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -3.36. As per Tuesday, February 2, the company rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo. [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka Foreign Minister implicated in financial scandal resigns

Sri Lanka Foreign Minister implicated in financial scandal resigns He will remain in parliament has an ordinary member. Karunanayake, who held the post of finance minister before his appointment as foreign minister, was staying at an apartment paid by a person suspected of the Central Bank bond scam, which led to serious conflict of interests and ethical problems, the publication said. [Full Article...]

New Orleans water-pumping system fails in midst of rainy forecast

New Orleans water-pumping system fails in midst of rainy forecast Without the power of the turbine, the Board says its drain storm capacity has diminished for the East Bank of New Orleans . "We are at risk if we have a massive rain event that comes up at the last minute and creates the kind of flooding we had", Landrieu told reporters at a 3 a.m. [Full Article...]

With no Wednesday victor, Powerball jackpot grows

With no Wednesday victor, Powerball jackpot grows The Mega Millions jackpot has been rolling since it was last won Friday, April 28. While there was no jackpot victor in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, a winning ticket for $50,000 was sold on Hilton Head Island, according to the South Carolina Education Lottery. [Full Article...]

The Trump Administration's First Sex Scandal Has Now Produced a Child

The Trump Administration's First Sex Scandal Has Now Produced a Child Delgado separately confirmed on Wednesday that their son William was born last month. "President Trump is the most gifted politician of our time", said Miller to Laura Ingraham, a fill-in host on Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight. Miller and Delgado reportedly attended a Las Vegas strip club together last October. Oh wow, just reading the Page Six article. Still, the two former Trump surr... [Full Article...]

Are Tax Incentives Worth It to Wisconsin — Foxconn Plant

Are Tax Incentives Worth It to Wisconsin — Foxconn Plant Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke (R) said he fully expects a vote on the special legislation in his chamber by August 17. Walker's bill would exempt construction materials from the state and local sales tax and hand the company up to $2.85 billion in tax credits based on the number on the number of jobs generated. [Full Article...]

Guam Governor Downplays N. Korean Missile Threat

Air Force Base in Guam. "Of all the military options ..." At least six B-1B bombers are now at the base, which is located some 3,200km from North Korea , NBC reports. South Dakota airmen, recently deployed from Ellsworth Air Force base , took part in a mission flying over the Korean Peninsula this week. Tests of North Korea's own missile suggest that now, the island is within the range o... [Full Article...]

Nikkei flat as North Korea fears recede; financial stocks tumble

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 36.64 points, or 0.17 per cent, to 22,048.7, the S&P 500 lost 0.9 points, or 0.04 per cent, to 2,474.02 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 18.13 points, or 0.28 per cent, to 6,352.33. The 30-year Treasury bond rose 27/32 in price to yield 2.8252 per cent, from 2.867 per cent late on Tuesday. "I think what the President was doing was sending a strong message to... [Full Article...]

UP: Akhilesh accuses Adityanath govt, says police extorting money in state

UP: Akhilesh accuses Adityanath govt, says police extorting money in state The manager of the toll plaza has also asserted that Akhilesh Yadav's convoy crossed the toll without paying any taxes. "The person, who can not manage his own party, has no right to question the BJP", Adityanath said. "The current crop of officers is simply giving it a bad name", he said. He said, "They could have bought more vehicles, employed more people and built more police stations, but they... [Full Article...]

Sushma Swaraj meets Nepal President in Kathmandu ahead of BIMSTEC Ministerial Summit

Sushma Swaraj meets Nepal President in Kathmandu ahead of BIMSTEC Ministerial Summit On the first day of her visit, EAM called on Hon'ble President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. Our Kathmandu correspondent reports that keeping in view the PM Deuba's forthcoming visit to India, External Affairs Minister's meeting with him assumes significance. [Full Article...]


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