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Australian Lawmaker's Speech Calling For Muslim Immigration Ban Sparks Outrage

Australian Lawmaker's Speech Calling For Muslim Immigration Ban Sparks Outrage The term commonly describes the Nazi policy of exterminating European Jews, which... "Those of us that are already here are responsible for behaving in a manner that encourages people to make the same journey as us, no matter where they come from, their economic capacity, social standing, the colour of their skin, their religion, sexuality or gender identity". [Full Article...]

Here's how you can donate to flood relief efforts in Kerala

Here's how you can donate to flood relief efforts in Kerala The deluge forced officials to extend the shutdown of Kochi airport up to August 26, as communication networks collapsed in most affected areas. A red alert has been declared in eight out of 14 districts. In Kerala families could be seen paddling boats provided by the military, while in some areas families commandeered local wooden boats to ferry themselves to safety. [Full Article...]

India’s three-time prime minister Vajpayee dies at 93

India’s three-time prime minister Vajpayee dies at 93 Once Ram Vilas Paswan took a jibe at a rising BJP by saying he too was "Ram"; Mr. Vajpayee said: " Aap Ram to hain, par vilasi Ram hain " (You are Ram, but a Ram given to pleasure). The former Prime Minister was admitted in the hospital after complaining of chest congestion, his urine output was on the lower side in June and also kidney tract infection. [Full Article...]

Pregnant woman, 2 daughters reported missing in Colorado

Pregnant woman, 2 daughters reported missing in Colorado Police also believe they know the location of the bodies of her two daughters , 3-year-old Celeste and 4-year-old Bella , which have yet to be found. She saw her go inside. Watts originally explained that they were just ... gone. "I don't know, but if somebody has her and they're not safe, I want them back now". [Full Article...]

Bin Laden raid commander to Trump: revoke my security clearance too

Bin Laden raid commander to Trump: revoke my security clearance too President Donald Trump urged his Attorney General Jeff Sessions to sue certain pharmaceutical companies that have contributed to the opioid crisis in the United States. Sanders, however, denied during the briefing that the revocation of Brennan's security clearance was tied to the former Obama administration official's frequent criticism of the president and his administration. [Full Article...]

Trump signs defence policy bill with softened China measures

Trump signs defence policy bill with softened China measures President Donald Trump signs the John McCain National Defense Authorization Act for the Fiscal Year 2019, during a signing ceremony Monday, Aug. "I have to tell you about Elise", Trump said. The president has repeatedly disparaged McCain, usually without using his name, even in the months since the senator has largely retreated from the Washington scene to his Arizona home for cancer tr... [Full Article...]

Newspaper editorials across USA rebuke Trump for attacks on press

Newspaper editorials across USA rebuke Trump for attacks on press The president even admitted in a tweet in May 2018 that he considered any negative news regarding his person or administration "fake news". In the piece, the editorial board wrote that the liberty of the press has been a foundational American principle for more than two centuries. [Full Article...]

Recording: Omarosa offered $15000 a month to be 'positive'

Recording: Omarosa offered $15000 a month to be 'positive' The audio then goes on to confirm Manigault-Newman's claims in Unhinged that she was offered $15,000 a month, roughly the same paycheck that numerous other former Trump aides have been paid after departing the White House . "When Omarosa was sacked by the White House Chief of Staff in December of 2017, my entire family was concerned for her because we had no idea about the basis of her d... [Full Article...]

Scott vs. Hallquist: AP calls both gubernatorial primaries

Scott vs. Hallquist: AP calls both gubernatorial primaries The Democratic primary in Vermont was a fairly sleepy affair, with no big-name contenders to block a first-time candidate such as Hallquist. While the candidate admits she voted for current sitting governor Phil Scott, a Republican, in 2016, she said that the current political climate, and particularly the policies and practices of President Trump spurred her to run for the Democrats this ye... [Full Article...]

Taliban continue offensive to seize Ghazni

Taliban continue offensive to seize Ghazni Information was hard to obtain because the Taliban destroyed a telecommunications tower, cutting electricity and mobile phone service to the area. Gen. Government radio and television was shut down and only Radio Shariat, a Taliban station, was broadcasting. It said there had also been heavy Taleban casualties. [Full Article...]

Two Koreas Plan Third Summit of Kim, Moon in September

Two Koreas Plan Third Summit of Kim, Moon in September North and South Korea say their respective leaders will meet in North's capital of Pyongyang sometime next month. But Harry Harris, the United States ambassador to South Korea , said Monday it was "too early" for such a declaration, Yonhap reported. [Full Article...]

Abadi cancels visit to Iran after sanctions decision

Abadi cancels visit to Iran after sanctions decision On Tuesday, August 7, a US-imposed blanket of economic sanctions hit the Iranian regime. Iran has said it will restart aspects of the uranium enrichment program if the nuclear deal unravels. Woody Johnson said that America's "closest ally" should reverse its position. "We don't sympathise with the sanctions, we don't think they are appropriate and we don't interact with them, but we are committe... [Full Article...]

Iran's Supreme Leader Says No War, But No Talks With US

Iran's Supreme Leader Says No War, But No Talks With US The sanctions target Iran's trade in gold and other precious metals, its purchases of United States dollars and its vehicle industry. "[The Americans] are exaggerating the possibility of a war with Iran". Turning to the USA sanctions against Iran, the minister said Germany and its European Union allies would continue to support companies doing business with Iran despite US pressure. [Full Article...]

'LIES': White House denies 'disgruntled' Omarosa's claim that Trump is 'racist'

'LIES': White House denies 'disgruntled' Omarosa's claim that Trump is 'racist' White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday said former White House adviser Omarosa Manigault's new memoir, " Unhinged ", is " riddled with lies and false accusations", slamming the media for giving her a "platform". "F--ing FLIP! Disloyal! F--ing Goo-goo". "The allegation is not credible, and indeed is ridiculous, particularly in light of the timing of her departure from the W... [Full Article...]

President Trump visits Fort Drum

President Trump visits Fort Drum The ban is a component of the much larger Defense Authorization Act . Trump, a NY native, spent much of the event attacking his home-state governor as well as Democratic Sen. "I didn't call them the fake news media..." John McCain (R-Ariz.) at an event on Monday where he signed a defense bill named for the former prisoner of war. [Full Article...]

Sunil Gavaskar unable to attend Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony

Sunil Gavaskar unable to attend Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony Similarly, PTI chairman Imran Khan will be contesting against PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif for the office of the prime minister. He was speaking to reporters outside the Parliament ahead of the inaugural session of the 15th National Assembly. [Full Article...]

Washington braces for far-right rally a year after Charlottesville clashes

Washington braces for far-right rally a year after Charlottesville clashes President Donald Trump Saturday issued a plea for unity. "The riots in Charlottesville a year ago resulted in senseless death and division", he wrote. "I'm not a neo-Nazi", Kessler said as a train his group boarded in suburban Virginia rolled towards Washington . The march and gatherings come one year after a protester was killed when a driver rammed ta vehicle into a crowd of demonstra... [Full Article...]

Counterprotesters confront white nationalists in D.C.

Counterprotesters confront white nationalists in D.C. Lee from a park that was named after the Confederate general. Trump drew strong criticism in the days after the Charlottesville rally a year ago for equating white supremacists with counter-protesters and saying "both sides" were to blame . [Full Article...]

Four killed, one arrested in Canadian town shooting

Four killed, one arrested in Canadian town shooting In his apartment on 237 Brookside Dr., he said he heard someone yelling "shut up!" Two civilians are also dead and an unknown number of people were wounded. "I'm a little speechless to be honest with you", Magnussen told CTV News Channel. Business owners and their employees also found themselves at loose ends while police blanketed the area. [Full Article...]

Kerala floods: Eight columns of Army deployed for rescue operations

Kerala floods: Eight columns of Army deployed for rescue operations In the advisory, the U.S. said the heavy southwest monsoon rains triggered landslides and floods in the state, and American citizens should avoid visiting all affected areas in the state. The decision came after four shutters of the Idamalayar dam were opened this morning to release excess water. Informing reporters that there is a need to release more water from the Idukki dam in the wake o... [Full Article...]


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