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Sen. Jeff Flake insists he wants to 'work with' Trump

Sen. Jeff Flake insists he wants to 'work with' Trump He said he "will not mention any names", but added that Republicans were "one vote" short on a Republican bill to overhaul parts of Obamacare. Trump-who, we must reiterate, is the president of the United States-caromed from topic to topic, beginning by rehashing his comments on racist violence in Charlottesville and the media's supposedly unfair response to them. [Full Article...]

New Ad Rips Kelli Ward in Arizona Senate Race

New Ad Rips Kelli Ward in Arizona Senate Race Arizona's two Republican U.S. senators, Jeff Flake and John McCain , who have feuded openly with the president, will also not attend. Fact check: Flawed attack on Sen. Miller has been barred from briefing Trump on President Obama's program that protects young undocumented immigrants, known as DACA, which he wants to get rid of, McClatchy reported this week. [Full Article...]

Thailand surge to KL 2017 SEA Games women's futsal gold

Thailand surge to KL 2017 SEA Games women's futsal gold Indonesia's Septian David Maulana, center, get past two Thailand players during the soccer match at the South East Asian Games in Shah Alam , Malaysia, Aug. "I feel sad for the people of Indonesia that we lost". Channel NewsAsia has seen a photo of the alleged injury and it appeared to be on the player's ankle, near his heel. [Full Article...]

Seoul says North Korea fired several test missiles to sea

The missiles did not pose a threat to North America nor to the USA territory of Guam, said the Pacific Command. North Korea's last missile test on July 28 was for an intercontinental ballistic missile created to fly 10,000 km (6,200 miles). [Full Article...]

United Kingdom should stay in European Union single market in transition: Labour

Labour is promoting itself as the party of "soft Brexit" with a new policy of keeping the United Kingdom in the EU single market and customs union, perhaps indefinitely. "Remaining in a form of customs union with the EU is a possible end destination for Labour, but that must be subject to negotiations". In yet another different Brexit position for Jeremy Corbyn's party, the Shadow Brexit Secret... [Full Article...]

Venezuela Calls on United Nations to Reject 'Hostile' US Military Threat

Venezuela Calls on United Nations to Reject 'Hostile' US Military Threat President Donald Trump warned that a " military option " was on the table for the crisis-hit country. "Against the belligerent threats of the United States, all Venezuelans between the ages of 18 and 60 are required to contribute to the integral defense of the nation", said an announcement broadcast early on Saturday on state television. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis: appeal for end to violence against Rohingya

Pope Francis: appeal for end to violence against Rohingya Rohingya Muslims, however, have had roots in the country that go back centuries. Reuters reporters saw hundreds of Rohingya crossing into Bangladesh near the border village of Gumdhum as gun shots could be heard from the Myanmar side. [Full Article...]

North Korea uses multiple-rocket launcher to test missiles

North Korea uses multiple-rocket launcher to test missiles The missiles did not pose a threat to either North America or the US Pacific island territory of Guam, the Pacific Command said. North Korea fired three short-range ballistic missiles, the U.S. This photo taken on August 27, 2017, shows Vice Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam leaving for the United States for talks on North Korea's nuclear issue and Seoul-Washington alliance. [Full Article...]

Lalu bid to raise Oppn pitch at rally today

Lalu bid to raise Oppn pitch at rally today Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati has, however, refused to be part of the rally while Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is overseas. Although Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi will not be attending the rally, nor will BSP supremo Mayawati, 17 political parties will mark their attendance at the rally. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Verdict on Triple Talaq Welcomed by All Muslim Women

Supreme Court Verdict on Triple Talaq Welcomed by All Muslim Women Eventually, he locked her out of the house and divorced her by sending her a letter with the word, " talaq " written three times. Clearly, the Shamim Ara judgment does not deal with the validity of instant triple talaq . Unlike triple talaq , education is not a nifty slogan but a hard slog. In such a scenario, the community leaders, particularly in North India ought to have shouldered t... [Full Article...]

China Bans New Business with North Korea

Following a seventh round of sanctions adopted in early August by the UN Security Council, Beijing recently announced it will also suspend its purchases of North Korea's iron, lead and seafood. While the latest round of US sanctions on North Korea's oil trade is likely to stop major companies from trading due to reputational risks, it is unlikely to stop China's crude oil supplies to Pyongyang, ... [Full Article...]

U.S. debt, spending put Trump, Congress under the gun

U.S. debt, spending put Trump, Congress under the gun Trump will also need all the Republican support he can get to pass his longer-term priorities, such as funding for his proposed southern border wall , an overhaul of the US tax system and a massive infrastructure program. Lawmakers are still trying to figure out whether there is a debt bill that can pass with only Republican votes in the House, or whether they will need to move a bill with bi... [Full Article...]

Photo of dog carrying bag of dog food after Harvey goes viral

Photo of dog carrying bag of dog food after Harvey goes viral Meanwhile, neighbor Tiele Dockens saw Otis carrying his bag of food and took a picture, which has since gone viral. -2207520000.1503801404.&type=3&theater" target="_blank">picture: "This dog is walking around Sinton TX carrying a entire bag of dog food with him. [Full Article...]

Lebanon army declares pause in offensive against IS on Syria border

Lebanon army declares pause in offensive against IS on Syria border On Tuesday, the Lebanese army said it had captured most of a mountainous area on the border with Syria during an operation aimed at purging the region of Daesh terrorists. With this offensive, the joint troops retook strategic points of the Syrian-Lebanese border, among them zones in Jarajeer and Jaroud Qarah (west of Al-Qalamoun). [Full Article...]

Trump attacks Republican leaders over debt ceiling

Trump attacks Republican leaders over debt ceiling If the bill isn't signed by the president, the government will shut down. Didian said Congress will likely push for a continuing resolution and vote on a budget by the end of the year. The wall drama plays out as his decision to pour more troops and resources into Afghanistan risks disappointing supporters drawn by his pledges to cut U.S. [Full Article...]

Don't worry, Trump probably won't default on the debt. Right?

Don't worry, Trump probably won't default on the debt. Right? The latest Republican to draw Trump's ire was Senator Bob Corker , who last week questioned whether Trump possessed the "stability" and "competence" to succeed as president. 'That will not happen, ' McConnell said. Investors have grown increasingly concerned about Trump's ability to legislate his pro-growth agenda given the near-constant political turbulence in the White House. [Full Article...]

30 found near hidden tunnel along border

30 found near hidden tunnel along border Agents seized the marijuana but no arrests have been made at this time. DeSio said that while underground tunnels aren't new along that part of the border, they're "more commonly utilized by transnational criminal organizations to smuggle narcotics". [Full Article...]

Small rise in Indian students after Brexit, EU citizens quit UK

Small rise in Indian students after Brexit, EU citizens quit UK The immigration figures are based on relatively small-scale passenger surveys at airports, even though they are one of the most politically sensitive pieces of data which dominated recent election campaigns and the Brexit referendum. The number of students overstaying their visas is a tiny fraction of previous (incorrect) claims.”. On Thursday, Johnson's brother Jo, the universities minister, ... [Full Article...]

'We are not afraid': Defiant Barcelona marches against terror

'We are not afraid': Defiant Barcelona marches against terror Policemen and firefighters, in the background, participate in a demonstration condemning the attacks that killed 15 people last week in Barcelona, Spain , Saturday, Aug. Hours later, a auto sped into Cambrils some 120 kilometres (75 miles) south, hitting people before crashing into a police vehicle. In a speech delivered between sobs at the rally in Ripoll and broadcast by Catalan television, H... [Full Article...]

How Trump could tweet the GOP out of its Senate majority

How Trump could tweet the GOP out of its Senate majority The controversial Stone was either fired by Team Trump in 2015 or quit , depending on which account one believes, and the potential "scalpees" identified by The Hill include Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Sens. "Steve Mnuchin speaks for the administration when it comes to the debt ceiling", Mulvaney said. It would require several steps to reduce the debt, including rescissi... [Full Article...]


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