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Trump pledges to donate $1 million of 'personal money' to Harvey relief

Trump has not decided which organization he will donate to. Earlier this week, his 2020 political committee blasted out emails and texts to more than 10 million supporters encouraging people to donate to Harvey efforts. He gave his first installment to the National Park Service and his second to the Department of Education. He says, "I don't think there's going to be a lot of benefits going out ... [Full Article...]

Suspects in Bhutto Assassination Cleared by Pakistani Court

Suspects in Bhutto Assassination Cleared by Pakistani Court By blaming security forces for Bhutto's murder, Thursday's verdict gives some credence to Bhutto's supporters, though to many of them, justice can not be served until Musharraf is brought home to stand trial. Bhutto's death, it was unclear if the long-running investigation and prosecution was drawing near a close. However, once PPP won the 2008 elections, the investigation was handed over to the F... [Full Article...]

Mattis says USA not out of diplomatic solutions with North Korea

Mattis says USA not out of diplomatic solutions with North Korea Military", he has maintained a similar divide. A few days after Trump sent him a directive on the issue, Mattis announced on August 29 that he would "carry out the president's policy direction" while "in the interim, current policy with respect to now serving members will remain in place". [Full Article...]

Emails reveal Trump plans for building tower in Moscow during 2016 campaign

The email was sent in mid-January 2016 shortly before the first Republican Party primaries, as Trump stood out on the campaign trail for his warm rhetoric about the Russian president. He spoke shortly after Trump lawyer Cohen already acknowledged that he contacted the Kremlin on behalf of his client. Sater said he was eager to show video clips to his Russian contacts of instances of Trump spea... [Full Article...]

Extra US fighter planes sent to Baltic region during Russian military exercise

Extra US fighter planes sent to Baltic region during Russian military exercise But Moscow has said that nearly 13,000 Russian and Belarussian servicemen will take part, as well as around 70 planes and helicopters. Lungescu said that while the Western alliance welcomed the invitations, global rules require Moscow and Minsk to allow wider access to monitors. [Full Article...]

SHOCKING !!!! Five Nigerian Pilgrims die in Makkah, Saudi Arabia

SHOCKING !!!! Five Nigerian Pilgrims die in Makkah, Saudi Arabia The country said more than 1,00,000 security personnel at various spots around Makkah and Madina to protect pilgrims. What is the hajj? The ransacking of the Saudi diplomatic mission in Tehran earlier in the year, which resulted in Riyadh severing diplomatic ties with Iran, made negotiations related to that year's haj nearly impossible, so for the first time in 30 years, Iran was absent fr... [Full Article...]

Six people killed in India due to floods

Six people killed in India due to floods Thousands of individuals flooded social media with WhatsApp invitations asking people to take food and rest. " Monsoon" rain captured on video in New Glasgow, N.S. The past few weeks of monsoon flooding have had their most devastating effect on India's east and north, as well as neighboring Bangladesh and Nepal. [Full Article...]

Harvey claims another life, a Houston police officer

Harvey claims another life, a Houston police officer The difficulty of controlling the release is " something we've never seen before ", flood control official Jeff Lindner told reporters. However, the releases couldn't keep up with the fast rising water levels. Sometime Tuesday or early Wednesday, parts of the Houston region will probably break the almost 40-year-old US record for the biggest rainfall from a tropical system - 48 inches (120 centime... [Full Article...]

Burger King offers 'Whopper Severance' for people who were fired

Burger King offers 'Whopper Severance' for people who were fired On Tuesday, the burger chain announced its new " Whopper Severance " deal, in which you can get a free Burger King gift card in exchange for a public acknowledgement that you were fired. On Tuesday, Burger King unveiled its " Whopper Severance " promotion, which hopes to soften the blow of one of life's most hard moments. In Russia, The BK Lounge has started issuing Whoppercoins when peo... [Full Article...]

Ajay Devgn REACTS On Walking Out Of The Kapil Sharma Show

Ajay Devgn REACTS On Walking Out Of The Kapil Sharma Show Talking about his preference in working with different actors, Ajay said stars who refuse to feature in multi-starrer movies are insecure and bad performers. A source was quoted by Bollywoodlife as saying, "Ajay is mighty upset with Kapil after this incident". But now, Emraan says that he is only focusing on good stories and he did not want to do films just for the sake of doing it. [Full Article...]

North Korea missile threat: USA diplomatic efforts failed, Fmr. Navy SEAL says

North Korea missile threat: USA diplomatic efforts failed, Fmr. Navy SEAL says Guided-missile destroyers such as the John Paul Jones could be used to intercept a North Korean missile from locations in the Sea of Japan and elsewhere in the Pacific. The military has conducted three tests in total, but during a test in June, the interceptor failed as a result of human error. In May, the US, in the first test of its ground-based intercept system at Vandenberg Air Force Base ... [Full Article...]

Trump To Kick Off First Major Tax Reform Effort In 30 Years

Trump To Kick Off First Major Tax Reform Effort In 30 Years The administration and GOP lawmakers have set an end-of-year timeframe by which they expect the tax legislation to be completed. "An administration official told NBC News that this is a "'Why we need tax reform, ' not a "How we're gonna do it" speech". [Full Article...]

USA campaign to cause new conflicts in Syria

USA campaign to cause new conflicts in Syria He did not know if the evacuation convoy, which contains buses of fighters and their family members, as well as ambulances carrying wounded fighters, was now in Islamic State or Syrian government territory. According to The Telegraph report , Daesh terrorists are pretending to be US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces' fighters in Raqqa to capture civilians amid the operation to free the city. [Full Article...]

Mumbai rains 25 problems of sinking mayanagri red alert for 24 Hours

Mumbai rains 25 problems of sinking mayanagri red alert for 24 Hours Teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are on alert. Heavy rains Tuesday brought Mumbai to a halt flooding vast areas of the city. Mumbai has seen a slow return to normalcy, although schools and offices remain closed on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

European Union chief believes Turkey wants bloc to halt membership talks

European Union chief believes Turkey wants bloc to halt membership talks The third day of negotiations opened after Jean-Claude Juncker said it was " crystal clear " that an "enormous amount" of issues needed to be settled before talks on a future trade deal could begin. The UK team say that the negotiations timetable is not flexible, while the excessive pressure from the European Union prevents a constructive discussion. [Full Article...]

99% of Scrapped Notes Back in System: RBI

99% of Scrapped Notes Back in System: RBI After Prime Minister Narendra Modi banned Rs 1000 and Rs 500 notes, the whole country has been under currency crisis. Of course, the currency is supposed to come back with enhanced security features and a new design, which is not yet out, but it's not yet apparent why the 10-month recall of the Rs 1,000 currency note achieved or didn't. [Full Article...]

Major flood emergency declared in Houston area

Major flood emergency declared in Houston area The Addicks Dam is still releasing the maximum planned amount of almost 4,000 cubic feet per second downstream, the Corps of Engineers said . Both reservoirs are at record levels and the release of water means more homes and streets will flood, with some homes inundated for up to a month, said Jeff Lindner of Harris County Flood Control District . [Full Article...]

Harvey: New Jersey sends Hurricane Sandy search and rescue teams to Texas

Harvey: New Jersey sends Hurricane Sandy search and rescue teams to Texas Another issue lawmakers face is emergency aid to address damage that isn't insured, a process that has been controversial on Capitol Hill in recent years. NY won't abandon Texas. "One bad turn doesn't deserve another". "Ted Cruz and Texas cohorts voted vs NY/NJ aid after Sandy but I'll vote for Harvey aid", King tweeted. [Full Article...]

Televangelist Joel Osteen responds to criticism, opens megachurch to hurricane victims

Televangelist Joel Osteen responds to criticism, opens megachurch to hurricane victims The following day, Osteen tweeted: "Jesus promises us peace that passes understanding". He added that such is peace even when it can not be understood. "We will continue to be a distribution center for those in need", church spokesman and Osteen's father-in-law Donald Iloff told CNN . 'It has everything inside there - medicine, doctors, places to sleep. [Full Article...]

Admittance of refugees in 2015 was an`humanitarian exception'- Merkel

Admittance of refugees in 2015 was an`humanitarian exception'- Merkel Speaking at her annual summer press conference in Berlin on Tuesday, Merkel said she regarded transforming the bailout fund (the European Stability Mechanism) into a "European monetary fund" - an idea floated by her finance minister, Wolfgang Schäuble, earlier this year - as a "very important reform". [Full Article...]


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