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Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom Nawaz passes away in London

Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom Nawaz passes away in London Nawaz Sharif's off-shore properties were leaked in Panama papers 2 years back and the scandal came to be known as Avenfield corruption case. He is now serving a jail sentence . It was not immediately clear whether Nawaz Sharif or his daughter, Maryam, might be released from prison to attend funeral services. On August 23, 2017, doctors in the United Kingdom confirmed that Kulsoom was suffering ... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence Grows Stronger, Heads Toward US East Coast

Sunday. ET, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in an advisory. Further to the east, forecasters are also watching hurricanes Isaac and Helene. Isaac, previously a tropical storm, strengthened into the fifth hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic season on Sunday, the NHC said. A "major" hurricane is one with sustained winds of more than 110 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

Wife allegedly kills estranged husband in front of 2-year-old daughter

Wife allegedly kills estranged husband in front of 2-year-old daughter Coutee alleges that Giles hit him when he leaned into the vehicle to give his daughter a hug. Emergency personnel tried to resuscitate the man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene. Giles allegedly slapped him on the left side of his face as he reached into her auto to give their children a last hug during a custody exchange on May 22, according to a complaint Coutee filed six days later. [Full Article...]

Pakistan rethinks its role in China's Belt and Road plan

Pakistan rethinks its role in China's Belt and Road plan Pakistan and China pledged on Sunday to complete the $62 billion CPEC as Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi called on Khan and expressed desire to further enhance the bilateral strategic partnership. As per other advisers and officials in the PTI government agreed extending the terms of CPEC loans and spreading projects over a longer period of time was the favoured option instead of entirely canc... [Full Article...]

Paris knife attacker injures seven

Paris knife attacker injures seven Two are said to be British tourists. He is now being questioned by police, according to local TV news channel, France 3 TV. La Parisien said the alleged attacker is of Afghan descent. "They started throwing pétanque balls at him", he said. ISIS claimed responsibility for that attack, but French authorities said the 36-year-old had mental health problems and had been on their terror watch l... [Full Article...]

United States to Threaten Sanctions if ICC Investigates Afghan War Crimes Allegations

United States to Threaten Sanctions if ICC Investigates Afghan War Crimes Allegations A statement by the State Department claims that the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) - the recognized representative of the Palestinian people - failed to negotiate a peace plan with Israel and instead attempted to have the International Criminal Court (ICC) investigate Israel for so-called war crimes, the BBC reports . [Full Article...]

Barnier says Brexit deal is realistic in 6-8 weeks, GBP surges

Barnier says Brexit deal is realistic in 6-8 weeks, GBP surges Barnier is the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, who he slammed for giving Britain "nothing in return". The Brexit deal is to include the so-called divorce terms, as well as ushering in a 21-month transition period. "It is not my feeling". "It is useful because it clearly defines what the wishes are for the United Kingdom for future relations". Speaking at a conference in Bled, Slovenia, Barni... [Full Article...]

Egyptian court sentences 75 people to death over 2013 Islamist protest

Egyptian court sentences 75 people to death over 2013 Islamist protest The mass trial relates to a Muslim Brotherhood protest in Cairo's Rabaa Square that was broken up by the security forces. The defendants were charged by the prosecution of several crimes including premeditated murder, attacking citizens, resisting authorities, destroying public property, and possessing firearms and Molotov cocktails. [Full Article...]

More than 80 people arrested in Russian Federation pension protests

More than 80 people arrested in Russian Federation pension protests Heeding a call from opposition leader Navalny, thousands took to the streets of dozens of cities against the deeply controversial pension reform. Police officers detain a protester during a rally against planned increases to the nationwide pension age in Moscow, Russia, on September 9, 2018. [Full Article...]

Papadopoulos: Trump campaign officials 'fully aware' of Putin meeting efforts

New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee who questioned Sessions about the meeting past year, told CNN that "right now, I don't think we want to do anything" about Sessions, anxious that a new attorney general could put Mueller's report "in a safe" to deny making it public. [Full Article...]

Abortion rights backers send Collins 3,000 coat hangers over Kavanaugh vote

Abortion rights backers send Collins 3,000 coat hangers over Kavanaugh vote The hangers, which have been arriving at Collins' office since July, symbolize the risky techniques used in back-alley abortions that take place where abortions are not legal. "Like many of my brothers and sisters of color, I am not comforted by deputies with handguns, let alone assault rifles", she opined, which leads one to wonder whether Miss Eastmond and her media coaches have really thought... [Full Article...]

Cooper warns NC residents to get ready now for Florence

Roy Cooper urged North Carolina residents on Monday to prepare for Hurricane Florence , which forecasters expect to hit the state's southern coast later this week. At present, Hurricane Florence is about 1,400 miles of the coast of Charleston, which is almost as far away as the city is from the Rocky Mountains. "The storm is strong and getting stronger", Cooper said. [Full Article...]

Flood Watch Issued for Centre County

Flood Watch Issued for Centre County Areas that will experience flooding could include Wheeling, Martins Ferry, Bellaire, Warwood, Wellsburg, Bethlehem, West Liberty, Clearview, Mingo Junction, Tiltonsville, Bridgeport and Benwood. As always, remember that San Antonio streets flood easily, so don't enter an area of standing water on the roadway. A flood warning was in effect for much of the state, including Washington County, All... [Full Article...]

Trump plans to CLOSE the PLO's Washington headquarters

The U.S. plans to close the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington in its latest show of support for the U.S-Israel relationship. A draft speech that U.S. The prosecutor for the ICC, Fatou Bensouda, called for an investigation into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan, where US troops have been engaged in conflict for almost 17 years. [Full Article...]

Syria's Assad said to OK chlorine gas use in Idlib offensive

Syria's Assad said to OK chlorine gas use in Idlib offensive For years, the Erdogan administration actively supported the rebels in the hope of overthrowing President Bashar al-Assad's regime. The renewed strikes came a day after the leaders of rebel backer Turkey and regime allies Russian Federation and Iran failed at the summit in Tehran to agree on how to stave off a threatened offensive on the northwestern province of Idlib. [Full Article...]

China's trade surplus with USA hit new record in August

China's trade surplus with USA hit new record in August Trump initiated the trade war to punish Beijing for what it says are China's predatory tactics to try to supplant USA technological supremacy. Aboard Air Force One, the president cited the suffering Chinese stock market as an indication that the U.S.is winning the trade conflict. [Full Article...]

Police chase in France ends in Lyon airport incident, grounding flights

Police chase in France ends in Lyon airport incident, grounding flights A man has rammed his auto through two glass doors and sped onto a runway at the worldwide airport in Lyon, south-east France , before being arrested by police who laid chase in vans and on foot. Several flights were diverted to Marseille following the incident and the airport has confirmed flights have been suspended until further notice. Local media identified the vehicle as a grey Mercedes wi... [Full Article...]

Forces deploy in Iraq's Basra

Forces deploy in Iraq's Basra At least 12 demonstrators have been killed and 50 wounded in clashes with security forces, according to the interior ministry. Iraqi officials have imposed a curfew on Basra , the country's second biggest town, following five days of deadly demonstrations, in which government buildings have been ransacked and set alight by protesters. [Full Article...]

Trump mispronounces 'anonymous' during New York Times spray

Trump mispronounces 'anonymous' during New York Times spray It depicts a "two-track presidency" in which some top staffers make up a "resistance" force working to thwart the president's "misguided impulses" in the name of protecting the nation. The anonymous author claimed to be a member of the "Resistance" inside Trump's administration, "working diligently from within to frustrate parts of his agenda and his worst inclinations". [Full Article...]

Apple could be tax free if it makes products in the US

Start building new plants now. In August, China unveiled a proposed list of retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion of US goods ranging from liquefied natural gas to some types of aircraft, should Washington activate the tariffs on its $200 billion list. [Full Article...]


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