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Pakistan opposition fails to choose candidate for interim PM

In wake of the recent ouster of Nawaz Sharif as prime minister of Pakistan, the National Assembly is all set to elect the new chief executive of the country today (Tuesday). On Monday, opposition parties failed to agree on a joint candidate, with each party throwing its weight behind different candidates who submitted their nomination papers.

Pakistani militant killed in Kashmir, clashes erupt

Clashes broke out in many parts of the Valley following killing of two LeT militants, including Dujana, in south Kashmir's Pulwama district this morning. He carried a bounty of Rs 10 lakh on his head. The killing of Dujana is one of the biggest high points for the Indian Armed forces in the Valley. Heavy stone pelting was also reported from Hakripora village near the encounter site.

George and Amal Clooney team up with UNICEF for Syrian refugee education

The Clooney Foundation for Justice has teamed up with Google and HP Inc.to help UNICEF and the Lebanese Ministry of Education open seven "second shift" schools, which offer special afternoon classes exclusively for the relocated Syrian children.

'Hero' pilot lands damaged plane 'blind' in hailstorm

According to a report by Daily Mail, Captain Akopov said that he and the crew members celebrated the landing as if it was a "second birthday". If you have ever wondered what hail the size of a golf ball will do to an aircraft, you need only ask Akopov.

Scaramucci listed as dead on Harvard Law directory by mistake

Many took the "You're Fired!" route after Trump's infamous "The Apprentice" catchphrase, while others took the opportunity to poke fun at fellow Trump administration victims Sean Spicer and Reince Priebus . While his career in politics may be DOA, Scaramucci himself is still very much alive. "Regrettably, there is an error in the Harvard Law School alumni directory in the listing for Anthony Scaramucci ", a spokeswoman told us in an emailed statement.

Trump pressuring Republicans to vote again on healthcare bill

The movement to repeal and replace the ACA has been in the works for almost 7 years since the law was put in place to begin with. "In the White House's view, they can't move on in the Senate ", Mulvaney told host Jake Tapper on CNN's "State of the Union".

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Herzig & Co". Inc.'s holdings in Exxon Mobil Corporation were worth $284,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Stockbridge Partners Llc bought 174,673 shares as the company's stock rose 2.33% with the market. They expect $0.87 EPS, up 20.83% or $0.15 from last year's $0.72 per share. Over the last 5 years, Exxon Mobil Corporation has averaged a -25.90% YoY EPS growth rate and a -14.10% revenue growth rate.

Insurgency: Service Chiefs arrive Borno state

Osinbajo had expressed worry last Thursday at a closed-door meeting with all the military chiefs in the wake of a deadly attack on oil exploration team in the Chad Basin. This is the second time the military command center is moved to Maiduguri, President Buhari in his inaugural presidential speech ordered the center to be moved, it was returned to Abuja at a time the army said it had largely won the war against the group.

MNA Ayesha Gulalai parts ways with PTI

Our correspondent said Ayesha Gulalai is parting ways with PTI over some differences. She alleged that respectful female workers have been humiliated due to party chairman Imran Khan. On the other hand, some PTI leaders are making efforts to convince her and address her concerns. It was even unclear whether or not she will take part in the voting process.

Orioles acquire Tim Beckham in deal with Rays

Beckham batted.259/.314/.407 (82-for-317) with five doubles, three triples, 12 home runs, 31 runs and 36 RBI in 87 games with the Rays this season. In exchange for Beckham's services, the Orioles have been forced to part ways with minor league right-handed pitcher Tobias Myers .

National Night Out planned Tuesday

People are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors and police. Meriden Police said it is a wonderful chance for the community to meet their officers in a relaxed setting and under positive circumstances.

Trump blasts Senate rules, threatens to end subsidies to health insurance companies

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway told Fox News on Sunday that the President will decide whether to end those subsidies "this week", emphasizing that it is a decision that only he can make and that he will not accept the idea of the Senate simply moving on to other matters.

Prosecutors: Knife Attacker Self-Radicalized

They said there's no evidence that he carried out Friday's attack as a member of the Islamic State group or any other terror organization, or that he was in contact with or under the influence of a member of any terror group at the time. They said "on the day of the act itself, he consequently made a decision to commit an attack, linked with the hope of dying as a martyr". He was also psychologically unstable, authorities had said.

Trump's Obamacare Repeal Efforts Foiled in US Senate

Despite Mulvaney's prodding and weekend tweets by President Donald Trump insisting senators revisit the issue, even the White House's focus turned Monday to a new horizon: revamping the tax code. "It was a shot in the arm". Under the Republicans' plan to repeal the ACA without a replacement , which failed to pass in the Senate , 32 million more Americans would have lost their coverage by 2026, according to the Congressional Budget Office .

Trump makes threats over healthcare

Dean Heller, R-Nev. But the "no" votes cast by Republicans Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski were just as important as McCain's, and so was the unified opposition of all 48 Senate Democrats . "We're going to get it". Repeal-and-replace has been a guiding star for Republicans ever since President Barack Obama enacted the law in 2010. The CBS poll was conducted July 26-28 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 2.5 percentage points.

Sofia Files Application to Host European Medicines Agency After UK Leaves EU

Dublin is among the cities hoping to be successful. Brexit prompts departure of European Union medicines, banking agencies from London. The offer also explains that the Swedish Medical Products Agency would increase its staff to assist the EMA if a move took place, and argues that relocating to Stockholm would create "synergy effects" with the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), a body already based in the Swedish capital, saving resources.

Venezuela Vote: Opposition Taken From Homes After Controversial Poll

She included a link to a video of what appears to be Lopez being led into a vehicle emblazoned with the word Sebin, Venezuela's intelligence agency. They don't intimidate me. "I don't take imperialist orders, I don't take orders from foreign governments", he added. "Bring on more sanctions, Donald Trump".

England Crush South Africa by 239 runs in 3rd Test

In all there have been 14 England Test hat-tricks, with paceman Stuart Broad - a current teammate of Ali - having twice performed the feat. Moeen said: "I've scored a few hat-tricks in our warm-up games of football, but that's a better feeling".

Utah men still have life without parole for teen crimes

It's been more than a year since the U.S. Supreme Court made retroactive its 2012 ban on such sentences. His case doesn't qualify, said Olmsted County Attorney Mark Ostrem, because a sentence of life without parole wasn't an option in Minnesota when Brom was sent to prison.

U.S. detects 'highly unusual' North Korean submarine activity

Carried out on land at Sinpo Naval Shipyard, Sunday's ejection test is the third time in July - and fourth this year - that North Korea has conducted a trial of the missile component that is critical to developing submarine launch capabilities, the official said late Monday.

German Economy Minister Says Proposed US Anti-Russia Sanctions Violate Int'l Law

NEW sanctions proposed by the United States against Russian Federation could be against worldwide law and the European Union should consider moves to counteract them, a top German official has warned. "Unfortunately, that is exactly what they are doing". He accused Washington that he confuses economic and political interests. "America First" can not mean that Europe's interests come last".

An eye for an eye: Rapist publicly executed in Yemen

With his hands cuffed behind his back, al-Maghrabi shuffled his way to center of the square while armed guards surrounded him. Photos show Maghrabi laying on the floor. Following the execution, Yahya al-Matari, the father of the victim said he was happy that al-Maghrabi was executed and that he felt as if he had been reborn.

Iran parliament adopts motion to reciprocate U.S. sanctions

Tehran and Moscow have taken great steps during recent years to boost strategic relations and succeeded in increasing the ties, particularly in the field of trade, Velayati said. "What the Americans have so far done is definitely at odds with the letter and spirit of the JCPOA", he said. Ghasemi argued Saturday that the U.S.

Rihanna Has Officially Ended Her Body-Shamers With This Sassy Comment

Rihanna flaunted her lovely curves in a series of sexy new Instagram photos recently and it of course stirred chatter online from body shamers that she has packed on a few pounds. Somebody called me too fat? Rihanna replied, adding three laughing crying emojis. In short, Rihanna DGAF about body shamers . The singer's weight has been widely discussed in recent months, and just last month, Barstool Sports writer Chris Spags came under fire for penning an article titled, 'Is ...

White House Opioid Commission recommends national emergency declaration

The first report of the commission was released on Monday having been delayed since June. "If this were any other public health issue, our response as a nation would be dramatically different than it is simply because these diseases are shunned and shamed by society", Kennedy said.

Republicans Move on, Shift Focus to Tax Reform

The president has told Republicans they need to remain focused on healthcare but focus in the Senate and House is switching to tax reform, as members seek a legislative victory before the 2018 midterm elections. American families are counting on us to deliver historic tax reform. "The president is 100 percent committed to getting tax reform done this year", said Gary Cohn, director of the National Economic Council, at the start of a listening session with real estate industry groups on taxes.

Oppn attacks Modi Govt for encouraging orgs of cow vigilantes

You get unmasked when you raise these issues. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge and Trinamool Congress parliamentarian Saugata Roy had jointly moved a motion "of discussion on the situation arising out of reported incidents of atrocities and lynching in mob violence in the country".

New Zealand Labour Party Leader Quits Two Months Before Election

Andrew Little's leadership and Labour's slump in this week's polls into the low 20s had been at the top of the agenda for the caucus meeting. Little, who took the helm after Labour's defeat in 2014, said he would support his deputy Jacinda Ardern for the role.

We are doing incredibly well, says US President Donald Trump

She added that Trump "has 100 per cent confidence in all members of his Cabinet". "I'm a cop. I do not agree with or condone @POTUS remarks today on police brutality", Tobias wrote . "Ratings challenged @CNN reports so seriously that I call President Obama (and Clinton) "the founder" of ISIS, & MVP". The unemployment rate, too, started to decline on Obama's watch.

Campus Carry Begins For Community Colleges in August

They held forums for students and staff to express their concerns about the new law. "There have been a few accidents, but that would happen with or without the law". I don't have too much of a fear that something bad is going to happen to the point where we'll need someone with a concealed carry hand (gun) license in the classroom.

BBCI: Half of all Australian university students 'harassed'

The Australian Human Rights Commission report, which included responses from students attending 39 institutions, showed women were nearly twice as likely as men to be harassed, and more than three times as likely to be assaulted. Transgender people are sexually harassed at a higher rate than women and men . Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander students, students with a disability, LGBTI students and culturally diverse students were more likely to be sexually assaulted.

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) Receives An Update From Brokers

HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) share price decreased in the last trading session with a previous 52-week high of $19.58. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI increased its stake in shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation by 3.9% in the second quarter.

Trump awards first Medal of Honor to Vietnam veteran

For Mr. McCloughan, standing nearby as Mr. Trump recounted his story, the award had been long delayed and not exactly expected. Forty-eight years after his heroic actions in the Vietnam War, 71-year-old James McCloughan received the Medal of Honor Monday.

Amid Border Standoff, India, Bhutan Converge At Event For Chinese Army

The incident took place in the morning at 8:30 am and came into Indian Territory up to 800m to 1 km. In July a year ago also, Chinese troops had transgressed into Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The deadlock between Indian and Chinese soldiers is continuing for weeks over border dispute and it's now getting worse. It is reported that there were about 200-300 Chinese soldiers.

Trump has good reason to fear Mueller's investigation

Not because we are dying to see the country go through that spectacle, but because it seems clear that the president is trying to shut down an investigation into his campaign just when even Republican lawmakers are finding more and more evidence to concern them that more investigating is warranted.

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