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Capable of locating, fixing, and striking across the border: Air Chief

Capable of locating, fixing, and striking across the border: Air Chief Dhanao said Air Force needs 42 squadrons to carry out a full spectrum of operations in case war breaks out on two fronts and IAF has that number. Regarding the impasse at Doklam between the Indian and Chinese armies, the Air Chief Marshal said there was no standoff in the air. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas gunman scouted venues in Boston, Chicago, investigators say

Las Vegas gunman scouted venues in Boston, Chicago, investigators say The Las Vegas gunman who carried out the deadliest mass shooting in recent US history also had scouted possible locations in Chicago and Boston , US media reported on Thursday. Stephen Paddock's potential targets included the most recent Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, which was held August 3 to August 6 in Grant Park, the officials said. [Full Article...]

Canadian among 3 arrested in NYC terror plot case

Canadian among 3 arrested in NYC terror plot case Mr. El Bahnasawy bought bomb-making materials in Canada for use in the attacks, including 40 pounds of hydrogen peroxide, a primary ingredient commonly used in improved explosive devices, the authorities said. Meanwhile in Pakistan, Haroon allegedly met with explosives experts and planned to travel to the U.S.to meet with El Bahnasawy to carry out the attack. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Nate approaching Gulf, expected to hit United States as hurricane

Tropical Storm Nate approaching Gulf, expected to hit United States as hurricane The forecast for Nate has not changed much, with the storm forecast to make landfall somewhere between the central Louisiana coast and Mobile Bay this weekend. Edwards authorized 1,300 National Guard troops to mobilize ahead of the storm, with some headed to New Orleans to help monitor the pumps, he said. A tropical cyclone in the northwestern Caribbean Sea has been upgraded to a named storm, T... [Full Article...]

US Commerce Department Backs Boeing on Bombardier Pricing

The U.S. Commerce Department was expected to announce preliminary anti-dumping duties yesterday, but last night said it was holding off until today. The total was well above the 80 percent Boeing sought in its complaint. Bombardier and Delta also contend that the model it purchased does not compete with anything Boeing produces. The jet's sale to Delta Air Lines Inc. past year prompted a complaint... [Full Article...]

International Campaign To Abolish Nuclear Weapons Wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

International Campaign To Abolish Nuclear Weapons Wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize More than 120 countries approved the treaty over opposition from nuclear-armed countries and their allies. "Threatening to use nuclear weapons is illegal". The choice amounted to a blunt rejoinder to the world's nine nuclear-armed powers, which boycotted the negotiations and denounced the treaty as a naïve and unsafe diversion. [Full Article...]

Syria fighting worst since Aleppo, civilian casualties mount: ICRC

Syria fighting worst since Aleppo, civilian casualties mount: ICRC The latest orgy of killing appears to be indiscriminate, with hospitals and schools being among the targets, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). At least 27 people were killed in a targeted bombing and a rocket attack in the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, authorities said on Friday. According to reports by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the death toll from ai... [Full Article...]

Trump plays with Spanish accent, celebrates Hispanic culture

Trump plays with Spanish accent, celebrates Hispanic culture The President of the United States was speaking during Hispanic Heritage Month and listen to this ass saying " Puerto Rico " in a faux Spanish accent because that's what assholes do when they're trying to be amusing, or cute. "I know some of them, and believe me, they're very tough and they're very smart", Trump told the assembled Hispanic leaders. Also, how is this man even allowed to speak dur... [Full Article...]

President Trump lauds first responders during prepared remarks in Las Vegas

President Trump lauds first responders during prepared remarks in Las Vegas The president, who narrowly lost the state in last year's election, will find some people ready to listen and many convinced that he can not help. When President Donald Trump sought to bring comfort to this shell-shocked city Wednesday, the contrast with his paper-towel tossing visit to Puerto Rico Tuesday could not have been more stark. [Full Article...]

United States lifts two-decade economic embargo on Sudan

United States lifts two-decade economic embargo on Sudan Citing improved bilateral cooperation, particularly on counter-terrorism, improvements in humanitarian access, and "the ending of internal hostilities", the Obama administration began allowing USA firms to trade in Sudan as a reward for improved behavior. [Full Article...]

Sessions' DOJ reverses transgender workplace protections

The principle allowing religious employers to hire only those whose conduct is consistent with their beliefs, for example, might allow a religious school to fire a teacher who had a child out of wedlock, or a man who Wednesday another man, said Louise Melling, deputy legal director at the ACLU. [Full Article...]

Names of Soldiers Killed in Niger Released

Names of Soldiers Killed in Niger Released After an extensive search, a USA soldier who had been missing for almost two days in Niger has been found dead, a result of a deadly ambush by dozens of Islamic extremists on a joint patrol of American and Niger forces, US officials said Friday. [Full Article...]

Trump backs Virginia's Gillespie, claims Northam 'fighting for' MS-13

Trump backs Virginia's Gillespie, claims Northam 'fighting for' MS-13 Northam served as a State Senator from 2008 to 2013 and has been responsible for several major legislative accomplishments such as the prohibition on smoking inside restaurants and more. Gillespie had been criticized as his claims were proved wrong and were labeled "misleading" by the non-partisan FactCheck.org. Trump's tweet on Thursday also appeared to be the same lines. [Full Article...]

Gandhi assassination: SC seeks counsel's opinion on new probe

Gandhi assassination: SC seeks counsel's opinion on new probe The Supreme Court on Friday asked some searching questions on a plea seeking reopening of the probe into Mahatma Gandhi's assassination and appointed senior advocate Amrender Sharan as amicus curiae to assist it in the matter. The bench told Dr. Pankaj Phadnis that we can not go by political passions. While asking Saran to examine the material produced by Phadnis, the bench headed by Justi... [Full Article...]

Sweden arrests man carrying suspected explosives at airport

Sweden arrests man carrying suspected explosives at airport TATP, also known as the " Mother of Satan ", has been used in several terror attacks across Europe in recent years. The man was attempting to fly to another European Union country but was arrested going through the security check for domestic flights, The Local reports. [Full Article...]

NRA May Crack Down On 'Bump Stocks' After Vegas Massacre

SCOTT DETROW, BYLINE: That's right. "You have to say that enough is enough", Feinstein said in a press conference where Democrats unveiled the legislation. In video footage from the shooting, very rapid gunshots can be heard. But it was a bit of a surprise. As the FBI investigates the Las Vegas mass shooting, authorities will look at whether the gunman used an accessory that makes semi-a... [Full Article...]

Election Commission's full bench to hear 'Two Leaves' symbol case today

Election Commission's full bench to hear 'Two Leaves' symbol case today The EC had earlier rejected Mr. Dhinakaran's plea for extension of time for filing documents. The bench, which also comprised Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud, said that the poll panel being a high constitutional body is well equipped under the law to decide as to who is entitled to retain the symbol in case of dispute. [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Rescinds Obamacare's HHS Contraceptive Mandate

Trump Administration Rescinds Obamacare's HHS Contraceptive Mandate Former president Barack Obama's administration had previously established a workaround for religious organizations with moral objections to providing birth control, allowing women whose employers opted out to obtain birth control directly from their insurer at no cost. [Full Article...]

Zacks Investment Management Invests $324000 in Yum China Holdings Inc (YUMC) Stock

Zacks Investment Management Invests $324000 in Yum China Holdings Inc (YUMC) Stock About 100 shares traded. Yum! New York-based Davidson Kempner Mngmt L P has invested 1.18% in Yum! Brands during the 3rd quarter valued at $1,870,000. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 8.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter past year, the business posted $0.95 EPS. Among 26 analysts covering YUM! Brands, Inc. [Full Article...]

After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico must become a state

After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico must become a state Rossello said the deaths included drownings, injuries from homes collapsing, and people on respirators who died because there was no power to run the equipment. "But, it costs lives, too, and you have to address it". Rapid City local Angelena Plummer recently came back from a three week volunteer trip to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. [Full Article...]


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