• White House has paperwork ready for Joe Arpaio pardon
White House has paperwork ready for Joe Arpaio pardon

When they attack the decency of our supporters". "These are truly dishonest people". "I hit 'em with 'neo-Nazi, '" Trump said , flipping through a copy of his remarks he had grabbed earlier from his jacket pocket. While Trump didn't officially pardon Arpaio, last night he hinted that it was in the works. "I can tell you that there will b...

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  • Pakistan Supports Efforts to Restore Peace, Stability in Afghanistan
Pakistan Supports Efforts to Restore Peace, Stability in Afghanistan

The most recent State Department country reports on terrorism identified Pakistan, again, as a "terrorist safe haven ", identifying the Haqqani Network (a Taliban faction), Lashkar e-Toiba, and Jaish-e-Mohammad among "numerous terrorist groups" that have continued to operate from its territory.

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  • JAMB Crashes Cut-Off Marks Into Varsities, Others
JAMB Crashes Cut-Off Marks Into Varsities, Others

Also, the minimum entry benchmark into polytechnics, colleges of education and monotechnics was pegged at 100. The Minister of Education disclosed this at a Policy meeting on the Admission Exercise in Abuja. The benchmark set a year ago for all the institutions including universities, colleges of education and Polytechnics, was 180, which the sta...

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  • Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead in swimming pool
Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead in swimming pool

Mirgayas Shirinskiy (photo) is the fourth senior Russian diplomat to "unexpectedly" die this year under. The ambassador, who was born in 1954, "died while he was swimming in his pool at his house", the officer said. However, the ministry said in a statement that the circumstances of Shirinskiy's death will be released immediately as soon as they ...

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  • Driver hits three protesters in St. Louis
Driver hits three protesters in St. Louis

Louis on Wednesday night. A police spokeswoman told the outlet the white male driver was taken into custody for felony fleeing, as photos show protesters on the hood of the man's Mercedes. The incident happened on Manchester Road not far from the Transgender Memorial Garden where the vigil was held for Kiwi Herring. Witnesses described the driv...

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  • Acer's Nitro 5 Spin is a convertible designed for casual gaming
Acer's Nitro 5 Spin is a convertible designed for casual gaming

The company showed off the new Nitro 5 Spin, a "casual" gaming laptop for those looking to get a decent gaming experience on the go. Note that there's a caveat here, and unsurprisingly Acer states that the Nitro 5 Spin is aimed at "casual gaming", although it can handle the likes of Dota 2, League of Legends or Overwatch , offering up to 10 ...

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  • Nervous Wait For Citizenship Scandal Result From High Court
Nervous Wait For Citizenship Scandal Result From High Court

She pointed out the cases arose in "unusual circumstances". The cases of two more senators - deputy Nationals leader Fiona Nash and NXT senator Nick Xenophon - are likely to be referred to the High Court by the Senate when it sits again next month.

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  • Dead As Typhoon Smashes Into Macau, HK And South China
Dead As Typhoon Smashes Into Macau, HK And South China

Many skyscrapers in the usually teeming streets of Hong Kong were empty and dark as office workers stayed at home. In residential districts like Heng Fa Chuen on densely populated Hong Kong island, massive waves smashed against the sides of oceanfront buildings and surged over a promenade, swamping vehicles parked nearby.

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  • RJD calls for ED probe into Srijan scam, demands Nitish's resignation
RJD calls for ED probe into Srijan scam, demands Nitish's resignation

Yadav said that the Srijan scam was not confined to the Bhagalpur district alone, and that its links were spread in several districts. Speaking to ANI, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader said, "People are facing hardships due to floods, the Chief Minister is conducting surveys, whole Bihar government is busy in providing relief to the victim...

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  • Donald Trump voices mild optimism about ties with North Korea
Donald Trump voices mild optimism about ties with North Korea

Respect that fact. And maybe probably not, but maybe, something positive could come about. KCNA also unveiled photos showing disturbing diagrams hanging on the wall behind the despot during Kim Jong Un's visit to the plant that makes the solid-fuel engines for the country's ballistic missiles.

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  • Disproportionate assets case: Supreme Court rejects AIADMK leader VK Sasikala's review petition
Disproportionate assets case: Supreme Court rejects AIADMK leader VK Sasikala's review petition

Dismissing the review petition by Sasikala and her two relatives, the bench of Justice S.A. Bobde and Justice Amitava Roy said: "We don't find any error in the common judgment, much less an apparent error on the face of the record, so as to call for its review".

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  • Canada warns migrants in USA against asylum 'short-cutting'
Canada warns migrants in USA against asylum 'short-cutting'

He said he's considering accelerating processing of temporary work permits, to make claimants less dependent on government handouts. He said arrivals are going through a rigorous screening process and that there is no "shortcutting". Some have complained that Trudeau provoked the flood of asylum seekers by tweeting out a message in January, short...

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  • China warns bilateral ties at risk after USA sanctions over North Korea
China warns bilateral ties at risk after USA sanctions over North Korea

Two days before Trump declared that U.S. forces in South Korea were "locked and loaded", NBC News broadcast a detailed report that the Pentagon had plans to strike some "two dozen North Korean missile-launch sites, testing grounds and support facilities" using B-1B heavy bombers stationed at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam .

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  • New Pictures Reveal New Missile Arsenal for North Korea
New Pictures Reveal New Missile Arsenal for North Korea

Moreover, the administration was relieved North Korea did not go ahead with its earlier threats to launch ballistic missiles towards Guam, he noted in an email. Pyongyang has previously unleashed personal attacks on past Washington and Seoul leaders, calling former United States president Barack Obama a monkey and ex-South Korean president Park G...

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  • Linkin Park to honour Chester Bennington at a special event
Linkin Park to honour Chester Bennington at a special event

However, the band did issue a statement in which they discussed their "grief and denial" while reminiscing about their time with the singer. Linkin Park wrote to thank fans for all of the support following Bennington's death, mentioning healing and building LP's future.

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  • White House Readies Military Transgender Ban, Removal of Troops
White House Readies Military Transgender Ban, Removal of Troops

The Wall Street Journal reports that the official guidance will be sent to the Pentagon "in coming days". Citing US officials familiar with the memo, the paper said the guidance instructs the Pentagon not to admit new transgender people and to end payments for medical treatment regimens for members already serving.

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  • Federal Court Slaps Down Texas Voter ID Law-Again
Federal Court Slaps Down Texas Voter ID Law-Again

Despite the Trump administration's reversal of a longstanding DOJ position that Texas engaged in intentional race discrimination in enacting its voter ID law, the court today threw out both the 2011 law and the 2017 version that did not fix the original law's racially discriminatory goal.

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  • SC likely to pronounce its judgement on right to privacy
SC likely to pronounce its judgement on right to privacy

The matter was heard by a nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court , which reserved its verdict on the issue on 2 August after voicing concern over possible misuse of personal information in public domain. "Liberty, which is fundamental to democracy and citizens, can not exist without privacy". However, attorney general KK Venugopal countered t...

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  • Dog stolen by woman's Tinder date
Dog stolen by woman's Tinder date

The teen set up a Tinder date and invited a man to the Leonia home she was staying in. The man, who she had previously never met, showed up to the house with a friend, according to CBS New York . Maggie the Maltese was spotted wandering along the street in Garfield and turned over to All Humane Animal Rescue, who helped reunite her with her fa...

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  • Video of liquor store thief making waves online
Video of liquor store thief making waves online

Officers watched the video that shows her grabbing the bottles and hiding them. As she left the store, she put one bottle on the counter and walked out.

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