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Author: 0 Pak PM meets Sharif to discuss cabinet formation

Abbasi's cabinet was expected to be sworn-in at the Presidency at 5:30pm Wednesday but the event was delayed as the party failed to finalise the allocation of ministries. He made the statement while talking to media on Wednesday. PML-N lawmakers banged on benches and chanted "Lion, lion Nawaz Sharif" after Abassi was voted in, standing defiant in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to cut short Sharif's third stint in power.

Global Media Trump dictated statement for son on Russian Federation links
Author: 0 Trump dictated statement for son on Russian Federation links

The so-called signing statement, obtained by Bloomberg, lays out Trump's concerns about the legislation, including that it encroaches on presidential authority and may hurt USA ability to work with allies. Trump signed the bill without cameras or an immediate press release. "It was not a campaign issue at that time ", the statement added. He said, "That was written by Donald Trump Jr ., and I'm sure with consultation with his lawyer".

Global Media Paytm may soon launch a messaging service to rival WhatsApp
Author: 0 Paytm may soon launch a messaging service to rival WhatsApp

Reuters reported that the Paytm chat app will offer its digital payment option inside the app which can be used "to buy everything from food to plane tickets". Paytm has now 225 million users in India now and they are eyeing on to diversify its users base by adding a messaging feature to their app. Because of some updates and limitations on WhatsApp , some of Indians started using another Indian messaging app, Hike.

Global Media Tillerson says U.S. is willing to dialogue with North Korea
Author: 0 Tillerson says U.S. is willing to dialogue with North Korea

While Tillerson will no doubt seek to make progress the Trump administration's top priorities, at the outset it is important to recognize that in engaging regional interlocutors, he, like other top officials, is likely to face a barrage of questions about the administration's approach to Asia and the wider world.

Global Media Saudi Arabia plans luxury beach resorts on Red Sea
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia plans luxury beach resorts on Red Sea

Construction will begin in the third quarter of 2019 with a first phase that includes expanding a domestic airport and developing luxury hotels and housing, expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2022, it said. The area would be governed by "semi-autonomous" law, which means the usual women's dress, and other conservative sanctions would be lifted . Part of Prince Mohammed bin Salman's economic and social movement known as "Vision 2030", an entirely new tourist zone will be built ...

Author: 0 United States to test launch ICBM amid tensions over N Korea

PDT from the base, about 12 miles northwest of Lompoc, according to Vandenberg's 30th Space Wing team. An Air Force statement said the test would show the effectiveness, readiness, and accuracy of the weapon system. In February, a test missile was launched in February from the base. Days later, a third test missile launched from Vandenberg base. The North Korean ICBM tests are seen as a step to develop the capability to strike the U.S.

Global Media Trump's Pro-Police Brutality Statement Was Just a 'Joke', Spox Says
Author: 0 Trump's Pro-Police Brutality Statement Was Just a 'Joke', Spox Says

President Donald Trump's son-in-law said the Trump campaign couldn't have colluded with Russian Federation because the team was too dysfunctional and disorganized to coordinate with a foreign government. said it had not. CUOMO: The one over the weekend that the President's team was helping with. "That's a legal term, and its meaning depends on what Congress thinks of the significance - the constitutional significance - of any particular presidential act".

Global Media Trump Administration Planning Trade Action Against China
Author: 0 Trump Administration Planning Trade Action Against China

But Chinese Ambassador Liu Jieyi said Monday that the United States and North Korea hold "the primary responsibility" for de-escalating tensions and negotiating peace on the Korean Peninsula - not China. "Japan has put in some ideas", the USA and China "are seriously looking into this, (and) I hope that we can get it done in days", he said. The investigation would be initiated by U.S.

Global Media Generals & Admirals Condemn Trump's Trans Military Ban
Author: 0 Generals & Admirals Condemn Trump's Trans Military Ban

The president tweeted that the proposed ban is based on medical costs and disruption to the military caused by transgender people. According to the The Guardian , a Rand Corporation study estimated that gender-transition-related medical expenses would cost the United States military between $2.4 million and $8.4 million annually - a tiny fraction of the Pentagon's $6.27bn annual healthcare costs for all active-duty personnel.

Global Media North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy attacked in Afghanistan's Kandahar, casualties reported
Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy attacked in Afghanistan's Kandahar, casualties reported

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation confirmed in a statement that a convoy was attacked and did "cause casualties" but did not immediately give further details. The White House is deciding whether to send about 4,000 or more USA soldiers to Afghanistan in an attempt to stem Taliban gains. Eyewitnesses said two armed suicide bombers carried entered the mosque during Tuesday evening prayer time and opened fire on several hundred worshipers in the main hail before blowing themselves up.

Author: 0 Unarmed ICBM Successfully Launched From Vandenberg Air Force Base

It was the fourth such test this year. On Sunday, the US military confirmed bombers flew over the peninsula for a drill with South Korean fighter jets, a move Pyongyang attacked in its most recent statement. The Minuteman III missile went up at 2:01 am (0902 GMT) local California time Wednesday the Air Force Global Strike Command said. "On July 30, two B-1B strategic bombers of the USA imperialists returned to South Korean airspace for war practice in preparation for a nuclear-armed ...

Global Media Report says Trump called White House a 'dump'
Author: 0 Report says Trump called White House a 'dump'

US President Donald Trump has called the White House a "real dump", and said that he prefers staying at his own properties rather than at the executive mansion, a media report said. The Post said advisers worry that the extent of Trump's direct involvement in his son's response could put the president - already under fire for other efforts to undermine the Russian Federation probe - and key advisers in legal jeopardy.

Author: 0 Sarah Sanders says Trump was joking about police brutality comment

Although misleading the public or the media is not a crime, advisers to Trump and his family told The Washington Post that they fear that any indication that the president was seeking to hide information about contacts between his campaign and Russians would draw additional scrutiny from Mueller.

Global Media Child ask police to check new home for monsters
Author: 0 Child ask police to check new home for monsters

Sidney's mom, Megan, said: 'He loved her the first time he met her because she was wearing her police outfit. Sidney wanted Officer Bonday's help checking through the yard and couch cushions. That's when she asked him if he'd come check her new house for monsters'. "It's just wonderful the confidence he's given her", Sidney's mom told Fox 31 .

Global Media Trump close to decision on China trade sanctions
Author: 0 Trump close to decision on China trade sanctions

According to an official speaking with Reuters, Trump is encouraging U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lightizer to enact an investigation into Chinese trade under the 1974 Trade Act section 301, which allows the President of the U.S.to apply various restrictions against alleged "unfair trade practices" of other countries, or against countries that engage in "discriminatory" actions that "burden" U.S.

Global Media Another Pulwama civilian succumbs
Author: 0 Another Pulwama civilian succumbs

On June 1, the Army had released a list of top 12 militants active mainly in Jammu and Kashmir's southern districts, falling in two categories of "A" and 'A++' and belonging to the Hizb-ul-Mujahedin (HM), Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM).

Global Media UN Chief Strongly Condemns Attack against Worshippers in Afghanistan
Author: 0 UN Chief Strongly Condemns Attack against Worshippers in Afghanistan

Dawlat Waziri. He said the four attackers were dead, while two members of his unit were slightly wounded. All staff were eventually safely evacuated, an Iraqi foreign ministry spokesperson tweeted. The United Nations political mission in Afghanistan today denounced an attack on the embassy of Iraq saying it is another attack aimed at the worldwide community but where Afghan civilians bear the brunt of the violence.

Global Media Over 800 settlers enter Al-Aqsa mosque today
Author: 0 Over 800 settlers enter Al-Aqsa mosque today

Israel angered the Islamic world by installing metal detectors and security cameras at Al Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem , known as Haram Al Sharif, following a July 14 attack in which Palestinian gunmen killed two Israeli policemen. A majority of Palestinians, or 52.3 percent, believe a two-state solution is no longer viable, and 43.9 percent of Israelis agree. Trump's administration, that includes his son-in-law Jared Kushner , has sought to build trust for a new round of direct ...

Author: 0 Tillerson says he and Trump disagree over Iran nuclear deal

We do not seek an accelerated reunification of the peninsula. Instead, he said, it's to get the regime to develop the "willingness to sit and talk with us and others, but with an understanding that a condition of those talks" is North Korea giving up its nuclear weapons capability.

Global Media Tax Free Weekend for Back to School Shoppers
Author: 0 Tax Free Weekend for Back to School Shoppers

Virginia's tax holiday kicks off at 12:01 a.m. this Friday and lasts through 11:59 p.m. Sunday. It establishes a three-day sales tax exemption for school clothing and supplies, saving shoppers 7.35 percent off their purchases. You'll also be able to buy school supplies tax-free, as long as they don't cost more than $15 an item. The school supplies included in the holiday tax exemption include but are not limited to backpacks, binders, calculators, composition notebooks, crayons, erasers, ...

Author: 0 Raids On Karnataka Minister, Resort Housing Gujarat Congress Lawmakers

Minister for Water Resources M B Patil, talking to newsmen, alleged that BJP is misusing IT department which is under itscontrol to tarnish the image of Congress government in the State. 42 Congress MLAs flew to Bengaluru with a view to keep them away from joining the BJP. Speaking to the reporters, Congress MLA Shailesh Parmar had said earlier, "To ensure that BJP is not successful in its mission, 44 of us Congress MLAs are leaving from Gujarat for Bengaluru ".

Global Media The Jays prevail in the face of the White Sox
Author: 0 The Jays prevail in the face of the White Sox

Bullpens emptied. And in a flash, it was over. He was winless in his previous three starts despite a 1.89 ERA in that stretch. He said Stroman also "mumbled something else" after he struck out, and Anderson felt disrespected. Russell Martin ripped a two-run single and Donaldson followed with a double off the wall in left-center field to drive in one more. He retired the last seven batters he faced but left eight Houston runners on base in the first four innings.

Global Media Not Possible To Use Aadhaar For Surveillance, UIDAI Tells Supreme Court
Author: 0 Not Possible To Use Aadhaar For Surveillance, UIDAI Tells Supreme Court

Referring to arguments put forward by the Maharashtra government, the court said, "Even if we accept it that the Constituent Assembly dealt with it (privacy issue) and decided against including it as a fundamental right, then how you will deal with the fact that India is a signatory to the Universal Declaration on Human Rights which recognises it".

Global Media Tillerson Says He Disagrees With Trump on Iran Deal
Author: 0 Tillerson Says He Disagrees With Trump on Iran Deal

The U.S. Congress has ratified sanctions against Iran last week. The International Atomic energy Agency, as the United Nations body tasked to monitor Iran's compliance with the terms of the JCPOA, has confirmed six times that Tehran has fully honored its commitments under the deal.

Global Media CCEA yet to take up Gland Pharma deal with Fosun
Author: 0 CCEA yet to take up Gland Pharma deal with Fosun

Fosun Pharmaceutical said in a statement issued on the morning of Tuesday that Gland Pharma has not received notice on the result of its review of the acquisition from the CCEA , chaired by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi . "The acquisition obtained prior approval from relevant PRC (Chinese) authorities, and is pending review and approval from the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) of India".

Global Media Mom of 2 dies after butt injections at apartment complex
Author: 0 Mom of 2 dies after butt injections at apartment complex

Latesha Bynum would have turned 32 on Sunday. The woman, Latesha Bynum of Harlem, went to an East 21st Street apartment in Gramercy Park on July 15 to receive the injections, according to police. " They're supposed to know what they [are] doing, such a tragic incident". Police sources told CBS they are investigating whether the procedure is responsible for Bynum's death, but the New York City Medical Examiner's office hasn't released the official cause.

Global Media Tillerson: US-Russia relations 'under stress'
Author: 0 Tillerson: US-Russia relations 'under stress'

In Kuala Lumpur, the top United States diplomat will meet Malaysian officials to discuss strengthening cooperation on a range of issues in the 60th year of bilateral relations, it said. "We would like to sit and have a dialogue about the future". "Speaking to reporters at the state department on Tuesday, he said that the US government would like to engage in dialogue with Pyongyang at some point".

Global Media Scaramucci Rant brings 4.4M to The New Yorker Website
Author: 0 Scaramucci Rant brings 4.4M to The New Yorker Website

According to the Post , Scaramucci - who graduated in 1989 - has an asterisk next to his name meant to indicate he died in the time since the last edition was issued in 2011. A White House statement says he left so the new chief of staff could build his own team. Scaramucci's education at the school was among brags he made as White House communications director .

Global Media DoJ's Civil Rights Division to Target Affirmative Action
Author: 0 DoJ's Civil Rights Division to Target Affirmative Action

The document does not explicitly identify whom the Justice Department considers at risk of discrimination because of affirmative action admissions policies. The Trump administration is going to take money that was supposed to be used by the Justice Department's civil rights division and spend on investigating colleges and universities for discriminating against white people.

Global Media Didi Invests in Taxify
Author: 0 Didi Invests in Taxify

The value of Didi's investment in Taxify has not been disclosed, but is understood to be a significant increase on its most recent valuation when it raised $1.4m from early stage investors, including London-listed TMT Investments. Aside from buying Uber China's business to consolidate its dominant position at home , Didi has expanded its network with a series of global expansion partnerships.

Global Media Teen opens emergency exit, jumps from jet at San Francisco Airport
Author: 0 Teen opens emergency exit, jumps from jet at San Francisco Airport

A 17-year-old passenger has been detained after he opened an emergency overwing exit and jumped from the plane after it landed at San Francisco International Airport Tuesday, according to airport officials. Johnny Escobar saw the airline as it taxied on the tarmac. Escobar said the passenger reportedly jumped out near Terminal 2 and the airplane came to a stop at Gate 82, which is at Terminal 3.

Global Media Court Rules Gray Wolves Remain Endangered in Western Great Lakes
Author: 0 Court Rules Gray Wolves Remain Endangered in Western Great Lakes

The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled that Fish and Wildlife Service ( FWS ) regulators failed in their analysis of the act when they decide to remove protections for the gray wolf in nine states. In their opinion, appellate judges wrote the FWS "wholly failed" to address how delisting Great Lakes gray wolves would affect the rest of the population, "misapplied" the agency's own internal standards and "turned its back on the implications of historical range loss".

Global Media 'Transgender man' gives birth to baby boy in Portland
Author: 0 'Transgender man' gives birth to baby boy in Portland

The couple had made headlines when they announced their pregnancy on Facebook in January. Resse and husband Biff Chaplow finally welcomed their first biological son on July 14, 2017, after suffering a miscarriage previous year. Confused? Don't be. Reese was born as a female, but he is transgender. "I'm okay with my body being a trans body". A transgender man birthed a baby in Portland this month.

Author: 0 US, South Korea, Japan Perform Sequenced Bilateral Mission

Air Force spokesman Capt. Mark Graff said in a statement the launch "affords the Air Force the ability to assess the reliability of our ICBM force in order to maintain a credible nuclear deterrent capability". The mission was meant as a demonstration of force in response to North Korea's latest ballistic missile test last week. Members of the 576th Flight Test Squadron, which is located at Vandenberg, installed tracking, telemetry and command destruct systems on the missile for the test.

Global Media Trump Dictated Misleading Statement On Son's Meeting With Russian
Author: 0 Trump Dictated Misleading Statement On Son's Meeting With Russian

According to the Post's reporting, Trump Jr.'s misleading response , was the work of the president himself. Trump Jr. told the Times that he and Veselnitskaya "primarily discussed a program about the adoption of Russian children" - according to sources familiar with the conversation at Trump Tower - and that the subject of the meeting was "not a campaign issue at the time".

Global Media Late night says goodbye to Anthony Scaramucci
Author: 0 Late night says goodbye to Anthony Scaramucci

Harvard Law School acknowledged the directory error in a statement and apologised to Scaramucci. He was sacked on Monday after a profanity-filled tirade against then-White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and chief strategist Steve Bannon.

Global Media North Atlantic Treaty Organisation intercepts Russian jets near Estonian airspace
Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation intercepts Russian jets near Estonian airspace

A North Atlantic Treaty Organisation spokesman said two Spanish fighter jets with the military bloc's Baltic Air Policing Mission intercepted two Russian fighter jets and a transport plane on August 1. "No threat looms larger in the Baltic States than the specter of aggression from your unpredictable neighbor to the east", Pence said an appearance with the leaders of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Global Media Trump weighed in on son's statement 'as any father would'
Author: 0 Trump weighed in on son's statement 'as any father would'

The statement about a meeting Trump Jr. had with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign emphasized that it was "not a campaign issue at the time". A Washington Post story published Monday said Trump, against the advice of his staff, personally dictated the statement his son gave to The New York Times - a statement that was later shown to be misleading.

Global Media Guard Apparently Attacks Fan At A's / Giants Game
Author: 0 Guard Apparently Attacks Fan At A's / Giants Game

Several videos of the incident were uploaded to social media. A security guard apparently attacked a woman at an Oakland Athletics game Monday. When that security officer confronted the fan, a fight ensued, police said. "Some people are very nasty and unruly nowadays, so she was probably defending herself", Khadijah Webb said. Another big crowd is anticipated Tuesday night for the last of two games between the two teams in Oakland.

Global Media Obama Wants Deval Patrick To Run For President
Author: 0 Obama Wants Deval Patrick To Run For President

The Obama brain trust has "chosen" the next Democratic nominee for the White House - and former Vice President Joe Biden isn't it. Obama foundation CEO David Simas has also expressed hope for Patrick's 2020 run, as has Obama strategist David Axelrod, who believes Patrick would do well in swing states like New Hampshire, Iowa, and SC.

Author: 0 Trump Lashes Out at China on North Korea

Schumer's request comes amid increasing U.S. concerns about the threat of North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. "We have gotten that to an initial missile defense ability just within the past few months". The bombers took off from a USA air base in Guam, and were joined by Japanese and South Korean fighter jets during the exercise, according to the statement .

Global Media How Big Orange went so close to Goodwood Cup history
Author: 0 How Big Orange went so close to Goodwood Cup history

He had to give us a lot of weight, though, and he's a three-year-old who stays well. "It's been a great day", Atzeni said. Big Orange is a really good stayer, loves it here and his win at Royal Ascot was special. Saturday, the Gosden-trained Enable won the Group 1 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot. But, since chasing home the favourite and Pallasator at Goodwood 12 months ago, David Simcock's gelding has been an improved performer winning the Doncaster Cup and Long Distance ...

Author: 0 China Insists Sees No Link Between Trade and North Korean Crisis

The ministry also slammed the US for "groundless attempts" at "blaming Moscow and Beijing for indulging [North Korea's] missile and nuclear ambitions". Abe told reporters after his conversation with Trump that repeated efforts by the global community to find a peaceful solution to the North Korean issue had yet to bear fruit in the face of Pyongyang's unilateral "escalation".

Global Media Priests mistaken for stag party asked to leave pub
Author: 0 Priests mistaken for stag party asked to leave pub

The students insisted their clothes were not fancy dress but had started to leave when they were approached by the bar manager who realised the clergyman were real. Matt Morgan, the assistant manager at the City Arms, said the group were "great sports and saw the amusing side of the situation". The holy men had gone in to The City Arms in Cardiff city centre - where pints include local brew Rev James - on Saturday.

Global Media Weather Authority Forecast for Monday Evening July 31st
Author: 0 Weather Authority Forecast for Monday Evening July 31st

SUNDAY & MONDAY: Some slightly drier air is possible on Sunday but wet weather may return as early as Monday. Winds will shift around from the southeast to the northeast around 5 to 10 miles per hour. Monday Night - Mostly clear, with a low around 53. On average Allentown sees roughly 23 "fair" days in August, and by month's end we always expect high temperature averages to dip and cold fronts to appear with more regularity as peak warmth is behind us.

Global Media Udderly incredible: Texas calf's striking resemblance to KISS frontman Gene Simmons
Author: 0 Udderly incredible: Texas calf's striking resemblance to KISS frontman Gene Simmons

Genie, born in Texas last Friday, could be the musician's long-lost sister - except for the fact that she's a cow. Heather Taccetta, who lives at the ranch with her family, said Tuesday that the calf belongs to her grandmother. A Facebook post said: "Gene Simmons, Where were you on our about November 26 2016?" The rocker tweeted his fascination with the black-and-white calf, saying: "This is real, folks!" "Obviously, we can't serve this fine specimen, we may just keep Genie as we ...

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