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PM Abbasi chairs meeting of National Security Council in Islamabad

Situation along the Line of Control (LoC) and Pak-Afghan border management will also be discussed during the meeting. Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal and other ministers and advisors were present at the meeting held here.

Spanish migrant rescue ship threatened by Libyan coastguard

Doctors Without Borders, Save the Children, and Sea Eye all said they are halting rescue efforts due to safety concerns in an increasingly hostile environment. The Libyan coastguard intercepted a humanitarian rescue vessel in the Mediterranean and ordered it to sail to Tripoli or risk being targeted. On Twitter, Defend Europe said they also offered to cooperate with the Libyan authorities.

North Korea Says It Might Fire Missiles Into Waters Near Guam

Japan and South Korea have promised a strong response if Kim fires the missiles. In April the US Air Force lined up dozens of helicopters, tactical fighter jets and surveillance planes on the runway at Kadena airbase in Japan as a show of force aimed at North Korea .

Baby dolphin dies after beachgoers pull it from water for selfies

According to The Mirror , the young female dolphin had lost its mother and become stranded . Bathers played with the dolphin in the shallows, inadvertently blocking her breathing hole and pulling her from the water for pictures, probably causing stress that proved fatal, it said.

Scottish parliament hit by cyber-attack similar to Westminster assault

The attack was from an external source and was similar to the one that affected the Westminister in June earlier this year. "Symptoms of the attack include account lockouts or failed log-ins", wrote Grice. Parts of the NHS were forced to run on an emergency-only basis during the attack. It appears to have been state-sponsored... However, Grice claimed that the parliament's IT systems are still fully operational as the attack was identified at an initial stage.

Federal judges order changes to Texas congressional map ahead of 2018

The court found that the 23rd District is now "a Latino opportunity district and there is no evidence of intentional discrimination/dilution". (Nonetheless, a Democrat, Lloyd Doggett , has held the seat ever since.) And in the 27th District in southeast Texas, Republicans transformed a majority-Latino district into a majority-white district to protect Republican Rep.

Should Statues Of Slave Owner George Washington Be Torn Down, Too?

On Tuesday, the President said that "before I make a statement, I like to know the facts". "When the President won't stand with you for more than 12 hours against Nazis, this cuts deep", said CNN commentator Van Jones. OK? And the press has treated them absolutely unfairly. "I guarantee you, they are going to go to Washington, and they are going to demand that the Washington Monument be torn down".

Mitch McConnell: 'There are no good Nazis'

I have condemned many different groups, but not all of those people were neo-Nazis, believe me. The statement was in line with comments the day before from House Speaker Paul Ryan, who said "white supremacy is repulsive", but ignored the president's comments.

CM Mehbooba Mufti welcomes PM Narendra Modi's remarks on Kashmir

Addressing the nation on the occasion of the 71st Independence Day, Prime Minister Modi opined that the situation in the Valley can not be solved by bullets or abuses, but by embracing Kashmiris. He lauded the efforts of the security forces for keeping peace in the country. He said the proof of the pudding is in the eating. "We look forward to being embraced in the warm grip of understanding, acceptance and respect", he tweeted.

Israel demolishes home of terrorist who murdered 3 family members

Israeli forces detain a Palestinian protester during clashes after border guards dispersed Muslim worshipers with teargas following prayers outside Jerusalem al-Quds' Old City, which houses the al-Aqsa Mosque's compound, on July 21, 2017.

Army helicopter reportedly down off coast of Hawaii

The US Coast Guard is searching for five people who were on board the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter that went down in the Pacific Ocean west of the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Night-time training of this kind is commonplace for helicopter crews, according to Lieutenant Colonel Curtis Kellogg, public affairs officer for the Army's 25th Infantry Division.

Nepal requests China to help expand Ayurveda research centre to seven provinces

The President said Pakistan in collaboration with China would continue its efforts to eliminate the menace of terrorism. Mamnoon said Pakistan wanted to resolve all the outstanding issues with its neighbours peacefully. The president thanked the Chinese vice premier for participating in the Pakistan's 70th Independence Day celebrations and said it was reflective of their strong bonds and friendship.

Arizona mother accused of molesting children, filming & selling videos over the internet

Harwood allegedly provided her Pokemon Go account to a friend who couldn't play the game because of a bad cellphone connection. "I commend him. I really do and I'm thankful he came forward". According to court documents, Harwood has been charged with 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, as well as five counts of molestation of a child.

Baby beaten by police in Kenya dies

Officers refused to let the parents take the child to hospital and by the time she was checked in, she had already fallen into a coma. The government maintains that looters and thugs were the only victims of violence following last week's disputed election.

Carpool Karaoke ads show off the series' big celebrity pairings

Henson. In the Legend/Keys episode, usual " Carpool Karaoke " driver James Corden makes a surprise appearance as a backseat passenger to test whether the two singers can make a good song out of anything. You realize they're best friends, they have a sisterly bond and there's a natural dynamic that comes to life on the show". Carpool Karaoke: The Series is based on Corden's wildly popular segment, and got its own spinoff in 2017.

Hearings on ex-minister Ulyukayev's case postponed to September 1

In explosive accusations, Ulyukayev claimed he was lured to the Rosneft offices by its head Igor Sechin. "Setchine called me personally (...) He convinced me to come to Rosneft", has launched Mr. The prosecution has asked for Sechin to be summoned as a witness at the trial. He did not dispute that he took the cash, or give an explanation of why he took the money.

Florida NAACP chapter wants Confederate monuments removed

The removal comes as cities and states are considering taking down Confederate monuments following the clashes at the rally in Charlottesville , which left one woman dead. And in Durham, North Carolina, a female college student has been arrested on suspicion of toppling a monument to confederate rebels outside government offices.

Abbas congratulates North Korea's Kim Jong-un on national holiday

In a telegram, the PA president noted that the Korean people made "the greatest sacrifices for the sake of its freedom and dignity". Abbas expressed his hope to Jae-in that his people will experience "more stability and prosperity". "If you want to take a moral stand, check who the Palestinians support and do the opposite", the Israeli minister wrote on Twitter. He wished South Korea stability and prosperity and thanked the country for supporting the Palestinians.

Inmates escape in Goldendale

A DOC employee discovered the two disappeared after doing an inmate count around 2 a.m. on Tuesday. The photos and location included in the tweet show the inmate being led towards a police cruiser parked in front of a 7-Eleven convenience store.

Chinese troops hurl stones at Indian Army in Ladakh region

The standoff has been ongoing for more than 50 days, after Indian troops stopped the Chinese Army from building a road in the area. While resisting, some of the Chinese soldiers carried iron rods and stones, and troops on both sides suffered minor injuries in the melee.

Former presidents Bush rebuke Trump's neo-Nazi stance

He continued on to say there is no "moral equivalency" between the hate groups "and anybody else". While Wednesday's statement does not specifically mention Trump or the impromptu remarks he made during a jaw-dropping news conference Tuesday, its release does suggest that the former presidents felt the need to distinguish their own views from those expressed by the Republican now occupying the Oval Office.

Amber Alert issued for 3 boys abducted from Indianapolis, police say

After the shooting, there was an hours long SWAT standoff in Indianapolis related to the possible suspect in a Brownsburg double shooting, but after police entered the home, nobody was found inside. Both shooting victims worked for the company. They were identified as Alicia Canise Canizales, 22, and Jesus Huesca, 26. The female victim was conscious enough to tell investigators that Garcia was the shooting suspect.

Faeldon admits presence of corruption at Customs

Dong revealed that it was Manny Li who asked him for a broker. All the respondents in the NBI complaint, except for Marcellana and Tatad, have been issued an immigration look-out bulletin on orders of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II.

Fourth CEO resigns from Trump's American Manufacturing Council

A spokeswoman for General Electric (GE), whose chairman, Jeff Immelt, sits on the manufacturing council , in a statement emailed to TheStreet said the company has "no tolerance for hate, bigotry or racism" and condemns "violent extremism" in Charlotte.

Huge Blaze Reported Near Southend Airport in London (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

An airport spokesperson was quoted by the Express newspaper as saying that a hangar belonging to Air Livery - a firm that repaints aircraft - on the north side of the site was burning. "The hangar did not have any aeroplanes inside", said Essex County Fire and Rescue Service in a statement. The hangar did not have any planes inside when the fire broke out, the fire service said.

Fulham sign Sheyi Ojo from Liverpool on season-long loan deal

The Whites are chasing one of two left-back targets - Cardiff's Joe Bennett and Bordeaux's Maxime Poundje - as well as a new striker to compete with Aboubakar Kamara. An injury limited him to just 2 senior team appearances last term, and with a lot of competition for playing minutes likely to hinder his development, a loan at Fulham will without a doubt do him a lot of good.

North Korea delays Guam strike plan amid global calls for peace

Mattis, a retired U.S. Marine Corps general, wouldn't say on Monday whether the U.S. would respond militarily to a missile launch in Guam's deirection that appeared to intentionally miss the target. He said no U.S. military action on the Korean Peninsula could be taken without Seoul's consent. Tension on the Korean peninsula had eased slightly earlier on Monday as South Korea's president said resolving North Korea's nuclear ambitions must be done peacefully.

US WWII vet returns flag to fallen Japanese soldier's family

On Tuesday, Strombo, accompanied by members of his family, will visit Higashishirakawa to hand the flag to Tatsuya Yasue, the 89-year-old brother of the late Yasue, and other members of his family. Yasue and his relatives wondered Sadao might have died at sea off Saipan. The remains of almost half of the 2.4 million Japanese war dead overseas have yet to be found.

Let the NAFTA renegotiations begin

Many people believe the number is much, much bigger than that". Trump, Lighthizer said, "is not interested in a mere tweaking of a few provisions and a couple of updated chapters". Members were also asked, "What influences your decision to increase the amount that your business exports to countries outside of Canada?" Trump has called NAFTA the worst trade deal in American history.

COMPILATION: Media Cries After Trump Charlottesville Presser

Trump also said there were "very fine people" among both the counterprotesters and the white supremacist demonstrators-an assertion Timpf dismissed as absurd. The President's press conference at Trump Tower came just a day after he yielded to 48 hours of mounting pressure and denounced the KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists and other hate groups as "repugnant".

Turkey sends protest note to Germany

Mr Oksuz, who is accused of being a follower of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, is believed to have played a key part in last summer's failed coup. Turkish authorities say the men were returning from a trip to the USA where they allegedly met with Gulen, who denies involvement and has condemned the attempted putsch.

Official resigns in power outage

The Taiwanese government said on Wednesday it launched a probe into a massive blackout that affected nearly millions of households on the heavily-industrialized island one day prior. CNA says 6.68 million households were affected in the capital, Taipei, cities Taichung and Tainan and three counties in the center, west and southwest of the island of 23 million people.

Trump returns to form with defense of alt-right

The president said he believes " there's blame on both sides " for what transpired. "Like, at all? And does he need to be?" Trump ran as an unapologetic tough guy. " You had people in that group that were there to protest the taking down, of to them, a very , very important statue and the renaming of a park from Robert E.

Early Voting Underway In GOP Primary To Replace Chaffetz

Chris Herrod . Only registered Republicans are eligible to vote in the race, but Utah County elections officials mistakenly sent congressional ballots to unaffiliated voters as well. "I've got a message for those PACs in Washington D.C. and those special interests", Curtis said to a room of cheering supporters at the Marriott Hotel in Provo.

Trump's empathy for white grievance nothing new

And it's a very very important process to me and it's an important statement". I don't want to compare President Obama and President Trump on these issues because they're different and the scale isn't even remotely the same. Unlike you and - excuse me. He condemned the driver of the auto that killed Heather Heyer . And a national leader for white supremacists at the rally is a man who two years ago barred anti-gay participants from his group events.

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