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U.S. to send cellphone test alert on Thursday

U.S. to send cellphone test alert on Thursday On Thursday, September 20th, at 2:18 p.m. ET, every cell phone in the United States that is turned on and within range of a working cell tower will receive an alert. Tornado Warning, AMBER Alert). Users cannot opt out of presidential alerts-which will reportedly make a uniquely loud noise-so the only way Americans can avoid seeing the messages is to turn their phones off. [Full Article...]

Triple talaq ordinance historic: Amit Shah

Triple talaq ordinance historic: Amit Shah Sources later said the magistrate would ensure that bail is granted only after the husband agrees to grant compensation to the wife as provided in the bill. But it couldn't get the approval of the upper house, where the opposition controls the majority of seats. The Lok Sabha has already passed the bill. [Full Article...]

Pakistan’s ex-PM Sharif, daughter freed from jail

Pakistan’s ex-PM Sharif, daughter freed from jail The Sharifs' convictions are still under appeal with the same Islamabad High Court, but a judge on Wednesday ruled they should be freed immediately while the case continues. The Islamabad High Court made the decision on Wednesday on a corruption case handed down to the Sharifs by an anti-graft tribunal earlier this year. [Full Article...]

Newsday, Will Kavanaugh accuser testify?

But doubts were raised whether she would appear. Trump told reporters, "I don't think the Federal Bureau of Investigation should be involved because they don't want to be involved, if they wanted to be I would certainly do that". Senator Elizabeth Warren wrote alongside the clip she shared, while others users suggested the footage was relevant to the recent accusations. "A delay is certainly a... [Full Article...]

North Korea says it will dismantle nuclear complex - if USA responds

North Korea says it will dismantle nuclear complex - if USA responds North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (R), welcomes South Korean President Moon Jae-in during a ceremony at Pyongyang airport. The North Korean leader would likely visit Seoul later this year, Mr Moon said. Paektusan has taken on mythological status in North Korea, with North Korean history being rewritten to claim Kim's father - Kim Jong-il - was born on the mountain. [Full Article...]

Michael Jordan donates $2 million to Florence relief and recovery

Michael Jordan donates $2 million to Florence relief and recovery With one of North Carolina's largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence , officials prepared to begin distributing food, water and tarps to Wilmington residents as yet more people were rescued from submerged inland neighborhoods. [Full Article...]

North and South Korea plan to bid for 2032 Summer Olympics

North and South Korea plan to bid for 2032 Summer Olympics The North Korean leader would likely visit Seoul later this year, Mr Moon said. North Korea agreed to dismantle a key missile test site under the watch of global inspectors and take other steps toward denuclearisation, according to a joint statement signed by Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang. [Full Article...]

UK: Report suggests 'no preference' for European Union workers

UK: Report suggests 'no preference' for European Union workers But, also conscious of Irish worries about a possible political fudge on the issue, he stressed that the backstop must be "legally operational" and said a summit in Brussels on October 18 would be a "moment of truth" for whether a deal was possible before Britain leaves the European Union , deal or no deal, next March. [Full Article...]

'Fort Trump'? Polish President urges U.S. to consider opening base

'Fort Trump'? Polish President urges U.S. to consider opening base Though the Polish president's naming proposal appeared to be in jest, Trump said Poland was willing to make a "very major" contribution if the United States were to establish a permanent military presence in the nation. Trump said it was "ridiculous" because it benefited Russian Federation and was bad for the German people. Poland's leader pressed Trump on Tuesday to consider creating a perm... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says declassified Russian Federation documents expose 'really bad things' at Federal Bureau of Investigation

Donald Trump says declassified Russian Federation documents expose 'really bad things' at Federal Bureau of Investigation Ohr's wife, Nellie, was employed by Fusion GPS at the time. President Donald Trump is flexing his executive power to declassify secret documents in the Russian Federation investigation, an extraordinary move he says will ensure that "really bad things" at the FBI are exposed. [Full Article...]

Bush stands by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh amid sexual misconduct allegation

Christine Blasey Ford has accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her 36 years ago when they were in high school and she said Judge was a witness. She once said that members of the Trump administration who lie for the president have " sold their souls ". After hours debating amongst themselves, top Republican brass chose to host another hearing slated for Monday. [Full Article...]

White House is Planning an Attack on Kavanaugh Accuser, Christine Blasey Ford

White House is Planning an Attack on Kavanaugh Accuser, Christine Blasey Ford Though the current focus on predatory sexual behaviour could have a significant effect on the trajectory of this episode, history is on Judge Kavanaugh's side. Ford recounted the incident in couples therapy back in 2012, while her therapist jotted down notes, indicating that she didn't just come forward with these allegation after Kavanaugh was nominated. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh 'Allegation Does Not Involve Any Potential Federal Crime'

Brett Kavanaugh 'Allegation Does Not Involve Any Potential Federal Crime' Judge, through his attorney, submitted a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee today regarding his recollections and his willingness to speak before a hearing. "I have never done anything like what the accuser describes - to her or to anyone", Kavanaugh said. She did not announce what the accusations against him are or who is making them . [Full Article...]

Democrats Want FBI To Investigate Kavanaugh Allegations. It Likely Won't

Kavanaugh has repeatedly denied the allegations , reiterating again on Monday that he has never done "anything like what the accuser describes - to her or anyone". They include: shame, denial, minimization, fear of the consequences, low self-esteem, feelings of hopelessness and helplessness, lack of information, disbelief. [Full Article...]

Trump raises stakes with new round of China tariffs

In an earlier round of tariffs on $50 billion of goods, the Trump administration removed proposals on flat-panel television sets for the final list in June. Donald Trump says the new move is in line with an ongoing study by the United States Trade Representative (USTR). The tariffs focused on industrial products, not on things Americans buy at the mall or via Amazon. [Full Article...]

Pakistan PM vows citizenship for 2.5m Afghan refugees

Pakistan PM vows citizenship for 2.5m Afghan refugees In 2016 a wave of forced repatriations sparked fears of a humanitarian crisis, with Human Rights Watch issuing a scathing report describing Pakistan's "coercive" approach. "Terrorism and targeted killings have declined in Karachi but there is a major reason behind street crimes". They are illiterate and jobless. There are around two million Bengali and Burmese migrants in Pakistan. [Full Article...]

Wilmington, NC, Without Access As Florence Death Toll Reaches 20

Wilmington, NC, Without Access As Florence Death Toll Reaches 20 As the remnants of Florence moved into the U.S. Northeast, and the sun appeared in some areas for the first time in days, residents of the Carolinas confronted its after-effects, including power outages, impassable roads, and sewage spilling into flooded areas. [Full Article...]

Con Court gives green light to private use of cannabis

Con Court gives green light to private use of cannabis According to a report by the U.S. state department, South Africa is a large source of herbal cannabis for the United Kingdom and continental Europe . The court upheld a decision made the Western Cape High Court previous year which ruled that personal use of marijuana should be legal. If the person is suspected of dealing, Judge Zondo said the police officer may arrest the person. [Full Article...]

Florence aftermath: Rivers are rising in the Carolinas, cresting at record levels

Florence aftermath: Rivers are rising in the Carolinas, cresting at record levels Of the 20 deaths linked to Florence, 15 happened in North Carolina, and five were in SC. But while flash flooding is immediate and fast-moving, river flooding can be a slow-motion disaster, drawn out over several days. The river is expected to crest around 25.7 feet. Flooding has trapped hundreds. In the town of Trenton, North Carolina, the Trent River surpassed its flooding record of 28.42 fe... [Full Article...]

At least two dead in Guangdong after Typhoon Mangkhut hits China

At least two dead in Guangdong after Typhoon Mangkhut hits China Typhoon Mangkhut weakened to a tropical storm on Monday morning as it moved deeper into southern China, where rain and strong winds were expected to continue through Tuesday. "They thought they were really safe there", the mayor said Sunday. Of the 40 to 50 miners and their families believed inside the chapel, there is a "99 percent" chance that they all were killed , said Mayor Victorio Palan... [Full Article...]


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