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Ghani confirms death of Pakistani Taliban leader

Ghani confirms death of Pakistani Taliban leader The US attack was in collaboration with Afghan forces. He is the man believed to have shot Nobel Prize winning Pakistani female activist Malala Yousafzai . Fazlullah was reportedly travelling in a vehicle along with four other commanders when they were targeted by a drone around 11pm PST. It was under his command that TTP carried out most devastating attacks - including a 2014 school massa... [Full Article...]

Schoolgirl killed by falling wall as natural disaster strikes Osaka, Japan

Schoolgirl killed by falling wall as natural disaster strikes Osaka, Japan Japanese broadcaster NHK reported the girl was on her way to school at the time. Some areas in Osaka are reportedly experiencing power shortage. Kansai Electric Power said no irregularities had been detected at three nuclear plants in the region. The quake disrupted some of Japan's usually meticulous train services from Osaka to other major cities including Tokyo and Nagoya. [Full Article...]

Rudy Giuliani Renews Calls for Justice Department to Investigate Russia Probe

Rudy Giuliani Renews Calls for Justice Department to Investigate Russia Probe Later, he told a different reporter that Trump will not use his pardon power while the investigation is ongoing, but may exercise it after the probe has ended. He did, however, point out that once the investigation is complete and all charges have been settled, the President still has the power to take action. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia's King Salman performs Eid Al-Fitr prayer in Makkah

Saudi Arabia's King Salman performs Eid Al-Fitr prayer in Makkah The festival will be celebrated tomorrow in the southern state as the moon was sighted in Kozhikode district, around 370 kms from the state capital Thiruvananthapuram. While Australia and New Zealand will ring in the festival on Saturday, Singapore and Malaysia are observing it on Friday. Thousands of Liberian Muslims celebrating the end of the holy month of Ramadan at the Gurley Street Mosque h... [Full Article...]

Separated at borders, hundreds of children wait in cages in Texas

Separated at borders, hundreds of children wait in cages in Texas Border Patrol vehicles". Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd says the SUV went out of control at more than 100 miles per hour and overturned on Texas Highway 85, ejecting those inside. The passenger who was not ejected from the auto also was believed to be an American citizen, and in custody. The deadly crash comes as the United States grapples with a swirling crisis over illegal immigration t... [Full Article...]

Trump Continues His Obsequious Praise For A Bloody Dictator

Asked if Kim might visit the White House soon, Trump said, "I would have him". "I find that question insulting and ridiculous and, frankly, ludicrous, " Pompeo said in Seoul, where he was seeking to reassure US ally South Korea about Trump's negotiation, including a surprise halt to joint military exercises involving the USA and South Korea. [Full Article...]

Saudi-led forces open assault on Yemen port city of Hodeida

Saudi-led forces open assault on Yemen port city of Hodeida Late Thursday, Yemen's Foreign Minister Khaled Alyemany told a group of United Nations reporters in NY that military operations by the Saudi-led coalition are not taking place near the port but in an area close to the airport. This week US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a brief statement about the Trump administration's willingness to address the "security concerns" of the coalition leaders... [Full Article...]

Seoul welcomes Trump's plan to have phone conversation with Kim

Seoul welcomes Trump's plan to have phone conversation with Kim In a wide-ranging spontaneous interview with Fox News outside the White House, the US President said Mr Kim's power should not be underestimated. I call them war games. The comment created a stir, but when asked about it later, Trump said he hadn't meant the comment to be taken seriously. The two signed a vague agreement in which Trump reportedly agreed to stop America's joint military exerc... [Full Article...]

Forest Closed and Thousands Evacuated as Colorado Wildfires Grow

Forest Closed and Thousands Evacuated as Colorado Wildfires Grow Compared to the large 416 Fire burning near Durango, the Buffalo Fire is fairly small, burning roughly 100 acres as of Wednesday. A 32-mile stretch of U.S. Incident commander Todd Pechota told evacuated residents Saturday that the situation is "going to get worse before it gets better", the Herald reported. [Full Article...]

Id-El-Fitr: FG declares Friday, Monday public holiday

Id-El-Fitr: FG declares Friday, Monday public holiday Often, the local committees have to collect and submit photos or videos of the moon as verification of the sighting. The International Astronomical Centre, in Abu Dhabi expected Eid to be on Friday "in most Islamic countries including Saudi Arabia , Algeria, Libya, Egypt, Kuwait and Qatar". [Full Article...]

North Korea no longer poses nuclear threat - Donald Trump

North Korea no longer poses nuclear threat - Donald Trump A joint statement issued at the end of the summit made no mention of sanctions relief . The agreement signed by Trump and Kim on Tuesday said the United States would provide security guarantees to North Korea, while Pyongyang committed to denuclearisation. [Full Article...]

Effort to split California into three states seen as unlikely

Effort to split California into three states seen as unlikely State officials say eligible ballot measures will become qualified on the 131st day prior to the next statewide general election. The push was launched by Silicon Valley titan Tim Draper , who has tried to split California before. Proposal to split California into 3 states makes November ballotSan Francisco and Sacramento would be part of the state of Northern California with a popu... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation capped a blowout win with two gorgeous goals

Russian Federation capped a blowout win with two gorgeous goals About half an hour into the first half, Russia's scoring midfielder Alan Dzagoyev boosted off for an offensive rush on the goal of the opponents, but fell down, obviously pulling a muscle. After a lavish opening ceremony and with President Vladimir Putin watching on, Yuri Gazinsky put Russian Federation ahead with a header off Alexander Golovin's cross in the 12th minute. [Full Article...]

Report rebukes Comey, but says no bias in Clinton email case

Report rebukes Comey, but says no bias in Clinton email case The report from Inspector General Michael Horowitz concluded that the prosecutorial decisions in the Clinton case were "consistent" and not affected by bias or other improper actions. "In one particularly shocking exchange, Strzok told Page "We'll stop it", after being asked, "[Trump's] not ever going to become president, right? The special counsel is looking into whether Trump's firing of Co... [Full Article...]

Japan PM vows to resolve abduction by holding talks with Kim

Japan PM vows to resolve abduction by holding talks with Kim The post-summit transformation of North Korea's official version of Trump , who's now being shown by state media looking serious and nearly regal, underscores the carefully choreographed reality show the government has had to perform to keep its people, taught from childhood to hate and distrust the "American imperialists", ideologically on board with the tectonic shifts underway in their count... [Full Article...]

Trump, Kim Jong Un sign 'comprehensive' document, vague on specific details

Trump, Kim Jong Un sign 'comprehensive' document, vague on specific details However, Leong said both found it hard to hide their nervousness once they were seated, with Trump displaying a slanted smile, and fidgeting with his hands and Kim leaning and staring at the ground. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shared a historic handshake as they met for the first time. The president is now in Singapore , just hours away from his historic meet... [Full Article...]

Kim meet falls short of Nixon-goes-to-China moment

Mr Trump and Mr Kim also promised to work towards building "a lasting and stable peace" on the Korean peninsula, and to repatriate remains of prisoners of war and those missing in action during the Korean War. The Korean Central News Agency and the Korean Central Television reported Monday that Kim departed from Pyongyang on Sunday morning via a Chinese chartered airplane to hold a summit wi... [Full Article...]

Mueller files new charges against Manafort

Mueller files new charges against Manafort Manafort worked with a lobbying firm that enlisted former European politicians, the so-called Hapsburg group, who wrote articles and addressed USA politicians. Earlier this week, Trump tweeted that Manafort "came into the campaign very late and was with us for a short period of time". The charges stemmed from his PR and campaign work for former pro-Russian Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych . [Full Article...]

War of words erupts between United States and G7 allies

Our Tariffs are in response to his of 270% on dairy!" he said. This is what he tweeted out Monday morning in Singapore (Sunday night in the United States): " Fair Trade is now to be called Fool Trade if it is not Reciprocal ". Trudeau said he had reiterated to Trump, who left the G-7 meeting before it ended, that tariffs would harm industries and workers on both sides of the US-Canada border... [Full Article...]

Merkel - EU will act against US tariffs on steel, aluminium

Merkel - EU will act against US tariffs on steel, aluminium But that didn't stop the Twitteratis from drawing inferences about the kind of "power dynamics" was at play at the Summit, where Trump seemed to not be in sync with the rest of the United States allies, as was perhaps evident by his decision to not endorse the joint statement. [Full Article...]


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