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What Donald Trump doesn't get about diplomacy

What Donald Trump doesn't get about diplomacy The transcripts are also damaging to Trump politically. News about Turnbull and Trump's phone call made headlines earlier this year. Trump: Well, maybe you should let them out of prison. Trump's call with Turnbull came the day after the USA president signed the first iteration of his travel ban, and centered around an Obama-era deal that America would accept just over 1,000 refugee... [Full Article...]

South Asia could see humid heat rise to unsurvivable levels

South Asia could see humid heat rise to unsurvivable levels Most of those at risk in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are poor farmworkers or outdoor construction laborers. "Countries in South Asia are put in a hard situation of balancing economic and population growth and protecting its populations from the negative impacts of climate change ", Pal said. [Full Article...]

Trump Is Trying To Impress His New Chief Of Staff

Lapan told CNNMoney that he had not been in contact with Kelly or the White House about the job. Kelly will bring an "extraordinary amount of focus and discipline" to the president's staff. The White House stepped up demands Sunday for revived congressional efforts on health care and suggested senators cancel their entire summer break, if needed, to pass legislation after failed votes last w... [Full Article...]

Police tell court Netanyahu is suspected of bribery and corruption

Police tell court Netanyahu is suspected of bribery and corruption Details of the investigations have been regularly leaked to Israeli media, but the court order was the first time the possible charges were made public by the police. The gag order was granted and is effective until September 17. Israeli press said that Netanyahu's former chief of staff, Ari Harow, is close to turning state's witness and would give evidence against the Prime Minister in exchange... [Full Article...]

Rahul Gandhi is responsible for destroying Congress: Amit Shah

Rahul Gandhi is responsible for destroying Congress: Amit Shah Just a few days back, Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani took potshots at Congress President Sonia Gandhi, predicting an end of Congress party in the country, owing to "Sonia Gandhi's love for her son". If incorporated, these amendments would defeat the very objective of the bill, he added. Speaking to India Today, BJP General Secretary Bhupinder Yadav said, "Congress has betrayed OBCs yet again". [Full Article...]

Biggest Problems in the World Are ISIS And Climate Change, Poll Finds

Biggest Problems in the World Are ISIS And Climate Change, Poll Finds The Islamic State militant group ( ISIS ) and climate change top the global list of security threats, according to the latest poll by a leading public opinion center. Women are also considerably more likely to view the U.S.as a major concern in Canada (16 points), Japan (11 points), the United Kingdom (11 points) and France (10 points). [Full Article...]

'Virgin' is now 'unmarried': Patna medical institute makes correction in form

'Virgin' is now 'unmarried': Patna medical institute makes correction in form Bihar's Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) is touted as a premier health facility in Patna but for the past 34 years, it has been making its employees declare before joining whether they are virgin or not. "How can it be asked whether a person is virgin or not... it's also an attack on one's privacy", said a junior-level doctor, as mentioned in the report . [Full Article...]

Russian correspondent punched in face during live report

Russian correspondent punched in face during live report I'm not sure what else we can really say, other than to inform you of the video of this televised punch. As Razvozzhayev was punched, the feed was immediately shifted to the studio with the anchor citing "problems" with the feed. The NTV correspondent was attempting to deliver an update on Paratroopers' Day, the national day celebrating the Russian Airborne Troops. "It is worth noting that the... [Full Article...]

Phone transcript reveals Trump pressured Mexican leader on border wall payment

Phone transcript reveals Trump pressured Mexican leader on border wall payment A pair of transcripts reveal a glimpse of President Donald Trump's diplomatic approach in the early days of his administration, according to a story from The Washington Post . Trump also told the Mexican president he was considering imposing a border tariff of between 10-35 per cent on some imports from the country and warned Peña Nieto of the dangers of retaliating. [Full Article...]

Great white shark chomps on researcher's video camera off Cape Cod

Great white shark chomps on researcher's video camera off Cape Cod Scientist Greg Skomal had a GoPro underwater last Sunday. "We know white sharks are in the Bay, and there have been a lot of reports of them this season, so none of this is surprising to us", Cynthia Wigren, president of the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy told the Boston Globe . [Full Article...]

Take terrorist Dujana's body back, police tell Pakistan

Take terrorist Dujana's body back, police tell Pakistan The LeT commander was killed on Tuesday by security forces in an encounter in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. An audio of the Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist , killed in the Tuesday struggle with the security forces, Abu Dujana has surfaced talking to, who is believed to be one of the officers, congratulating him. [Full Article...]

Lewandowski to Gen Kelly: 'Let Trump Be Trump'

Lewandowski to Gen Kelly: 'Let Trump Be Trump' Kelly is, by all accounts, a highly disciplined and organized leader . "Our job is to follow the law of the land", Price said, indicating the White House will support Obamacare as long as it's on the books. You can not work directly for Trump while adhering to a code of honesty, integrity, and lawfulness. Under pressure from a widening probe into his campaign's contacts with Russian Feder... [Full Article...]

Senate Dems Spell Out Conditions On Bipartisan Tax Reform

Senate Democrats and independents said Tuesday that upcoming legislation to rewrite the nation's tax code should ensure the middle class doesn't pay more and the "top 1 percent" doesn't pay less. Recounting his past week's visits with McCain, Schumer said, "It reminded me of going to Ted Kennedy's hideaway and talking to him when he was ill, when he would show me pictures on his wall". [Full Article...]

Maharashtra: Opposition demands resignation of housing minister over real estate scam

Maharashtra: Opposition demands resignation of housing minister over real estate scam The chief minister, however, told the assembly that the corruption charges made against Mopalwar including an audio clip that has gone viral had nothing to do with the expressway project. When these call recordings are sent to a forensic laboratory, it will be clear that the person is indeed Mopalwar. The CM had also said that he accepted Mehta's explanation. [Full Article...]

Dubai's Torch Tower engulfed in fire once again

Dubai's Torch Tower engulfed in fire once again Footage captured after the fire broke out showed burning debris falling to the street and giant plumes of smoke billowing into the night sky. It was not immediately clear what caused the blaze and how many people might be in the building. [Full Article...]

Russia Announces De-Escalation Zone North of Syria's Homs

Russia Announces De-Escalation Zone North of Syria's Homs Latest UN-sponsored peace talks in Astana of Kazakhstan failed to reach an agreement between the administration of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, mainly backed by Russian Federation and Iran, and the exiled opposition. Russia last month reached an agreement with the United States and Jordan for a ceasefire to be established in another southern zone , where Russian military police have been de... [Full Article...]

More than 120 homes added to Elephant Hill fire evacuation zone

More than 120 homes added to Elephant Hill fire evacuation zone The district also said residents can now return to portions of the Wildwood area near Williams Lake, with a caution that wildfire activity continues in the area, air quality remains poor, and the area is still on evacuation alert. He said although at times the Harrop Creek wildfire, which started from lightning, may appear just over the mountain, the distance between the Nelson Airport and the fir... [Full Article...]

Juncker: US should implement Russian Federation sanctions only after European Union consultation

Juncker: US should implement Russian Federation sanctions only after European Union consultation Moreover, the US Congress has now also committed to only apply sanctions after the country's allies are consulted. German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries said the sanctions could hit European firms involved in the construction, operation and maintenance of natural gas pipelines from Russian Federation, an extra-territorial impact that Europe could not accept. [Full Article...]

USA sanctions are 'trade war' on Russia: Medvedev

Global media is confident that Trump will sign the document. Trump has repeatedly said he wants to improve relations with Russian Federation. The attack followed Russian President Vladimir Putin's announcement on Sunday that the United States must cut its diplomatic staff in Russia by 755 people , in a delayed response to the seizure of Russian compounds and the expulsion of 35 diplomats by... [Full Article...]

Clever flight pattern draws shape of exact plane flying it

Clever flight pattern draws shape of exact plane flying it Final assembly of the first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner for Qantas is about to begin after the aircraft's major components arrived at Boeing's Everett facility last week. Stunt: The Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner embarked on a 4,000-mile winding route which took a staggering 17 hours to complete in order to create the flight path shape of itself. [Full Article...]


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