• Federal Court Invalidates 35th Congressional District
Federal Court Invalidates 35th Congressional District

The court has asked state lawmakers to go into another special session to redraw the two districts that were invalidated: District 27, which is represented by Republican Blake Farenthold of Corpus Christi, and District 35, which is represented by Democrat Lloyd Doggett of Austin.

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  • Charlottesville PD chief 'regrets' response to Saturday's protests
Charlottesville PD chief 'regrets' response to Saturday's protests

And on Tuesday, Trump reiterated what he said last weekend: "I thought what took place was a disgusting moment for the country, but there are two sides to a story ". She said her daughter was a firm believer in justice and equality and died for those beliefs. On Monday morning a judge declined to set bond at a hearing for the suspected driver, ...

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  • Makhosi Khoza boycott amounts to 'gross ill-discipline'
Makhosi Khoza boycott amounts to 'gross ill-discipline'

He suggested Muthambi be subpoenaed to appear before the committee and account, a suggestion which found favour with the Economic Freedom Fighters' Mbuyiseni Ndlozi. "This is inclusive of programmes of the study group and portfolio committee meetings". Mthembu has informed the group that they do not have the authority to suspend any work they are...

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  • India approves pending medical visas from Pak
India approves pending medical visas from Pak

Indian government will issue medical visas to Pakistani patients whose requests were pending with the Indian High Commission in Islamabad as goodwill gesture on its Independence Day. On Sunday, Swaraj had assured a Pakistani woman who is suffering from cancer of granting a visa for her treatment in India. The external affairs minister had a few w...

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  • United States talks tough as NAFTA negotiations get underway
United States talks tough as NAFTA negotiations get underway

Of course, regardless of what the administration's trade officials have said they want to do, it's not too much of a stretch to think that the president might make news with a tweet or statement that catches the negotiators on all sides off guard.

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  • White Supremacists Loved President Trump's Latest Comments on Charlottesville
White Supremacists Loved President Trump's Latest Comments on Charlottesville

The violence that resulted from the "Unite the Right" rally left one woman dead and injured 19 more after a auto rammed into a crowd of people. Trump asked. "They came at each other with clubs ... it was a awful thing to watch", Trump told reporters in response to questions in the lobby of Trump Tower, before adding that left-wing protesters "came ...

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  • Trump To Hold Rally In Phoenix
Trump To Hold Rally In Phoenix

Stanton also said that while he disagreed with Trump's visit, he wouldn't attempt to prevent Trump from renting his rally venue, the Phoenix Convention Center. Arpaio, of course, has his own problems with racial discrimination against Latinos, which makes the timing of Trump's rally even worse. On July 31, Arpaio was found guilty of misdemeanor c...

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  • Korean president asserts right to veto U.S. strike on North
Korean president asserts right to veto U.S. strike on North

He also said there had been no talks or discussion of a pre-emptive war, while adding that no one could predict what might occur if diplomatic and economic methods failed. The U.S. has nearly 30,000 troops in South Korea and protects it with a so-called nuclear umbrella. "There must not be another war on the Korean Peninsula", Moon reiterated.

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  • US, China sign strategic military dialogue pact
US, China sign strategic military dialogue pact

U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford (left) says goodbye to Chinese Northern Theater Command Commander Gen. Song Puxuan (center) at Northern Theater Command Army Force Camp in Haichung, China on Wednesday. Fang said Dunford's visit was a key part of efforts to expand dialogue between the USA and China as agreed by Presid...

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  • Korea made 'wise' decision for stepping back
Korea made 'wise' decision for stepping back

The drill, part of a 19-day exercise, came after a tense war of words between the United States and North Korea over Pyongyang's threats to fire missiles towards the Pacific island of Guam. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said North Korea could create conditions for dialogue by stopping additional nuclear and missile tests. The top Pentago...

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  • Russian Ex-Minister Accuses Putin Ally of Framing Him
Russian Ex-Minister Accuses Putin Ally of Framing Him

If found guilty he could face up to 15 years in prison. The defendant, who appeared at Zamoskvoretsky District Court in Moscow on Wednesday, made an oblique reference to Mr. "The FSB had plotted how to hand over the money", Ulyukayev said. "Charges have been fabricated against me that are based exclusively on [Mr] Sechin's testimony", he said i...

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  • Terror funding: NIA raids Geelani's aide
Terror funding: NIA raids Geelani's aide

Widening its investigations in the terror funding case, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted raids at 12 locations including the residence of prominent lawyer and close aide of Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani in Srinagar .

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  • Lebanon Scraps Controversial Rape Law After Campaign
Lebanon Scraps Controversial Rape Law After Campaign

Article 522 allowed for halting the prosecution or suspending the conviction of a person who had committed rape, kidnapping, or statutory rape if he married the victim. Mr Oghassabian expressed similar concerns, writing on Twitter: "While we welcome the repeal of Article 552 of the penal code, we have reservations regarding keeping Articles 505 ...

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  • Mike Pence Backs Up Trump: 'I Stand By The President'
Mike Pence Backs Up Trump: 'I Stand By The President'

Trump's claim Tuesday that " both sides " of a clash between neo-Nazis and leftist counter-protesters bear responsibility for the resulting violence has put him on his back foot. KEITH: He has. He's had to. The coalition rejected "the use of force or threats of applying the same in Venezuela on the part of any country" but its statement did not d...

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  • Trump Says He Will Be Reaching Out to Mother of Charlottesville Victim
Trump Says He Will Be Reaching Out to Mother of Charlottesville Victim

Heyer's mother, Susan Bro, said she's been sent "pages and pages" of notes from well wishers, wanting to know what they can do to help. I think that's what the Lord would want us to do. I'm proud that what she was doing was peaceful. "All I remember is Heather's passion", he said . "I'd rather have my child, but if I have to give my child up, w...

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  • Funeral of Heather Heyer, who died in Charlottesville attack
Funeral of Heather Heyer, who died in Charlottesville attack

One protestor, Heather Heyer , lost her life in the violence after a auto sped into the crowd. "I think that's what the Lord wants us to do". So here's what I want to happen. "She believed very strongly in speaking up for the rights of others". Trump was slammed over the weekend for not immediately condemning white nationalists or white supr...

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  • Dolly Parton to release first children's album
Dolly Parton to release first children's album

It's been 20 years since the Imagination Library was launched. According to the Tennessean , the album - " I Believe In You " will be available for digital download on September 29 and in stores worldwide on October 13. There is also a bonus track of Parton reading aloud the book version of " Coat of Many Colors ". Playing more to a few do...

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  • Former Presidents Bush 41 and Bush 43 condemn bigotry following Charlottesville
Former Presidents Bush 41 and Bush 43 condemn bigotry following Charlottesville

Trump sparked a political firestorm on Tuesday when he said counter-protesters appeared to be equally to blame for violence over the weekend at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia . I, along with many others, do not endorse this moral equivalency. Celebrities and public figures took to Twitter to urge other Republicans and f...

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  • U.S. names Hizbul Mujahideen as 'terrorist' group
U.S. names Hizbul Mujahideen as 'terrorist' group

It is also the only major terror outfit in the Kashmir valley that focuses on recruiting local youth to its ranks who are projected as "freedom fighters". In July 2016, the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen leader Burwan Wani sparked months of anti-India protests in which scores of people died. Both India and Pakistan claim Kashmir as a whole.

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  • Two hurt in Charlottesville attack file lawsuit against Fields, Kessler, others
Two hurt in Charlottesville attack file lawsuit against Fields, Kessler, others

Two Virginia sisters wounded in the Charlottesville vehicle attack filed a $3 million lawsuit Tuesday against the Nazi-sympathizing motorist and several alt-right leaders. In a Facebook post soon after the incident, Micah wrote: 'At a lost for words. physically, my sister and I are ok but mentally I can't seem to fathom what I experienced and saw...

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