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More rocket engines for Kim

More rocket engines for Kim China is North Korea's neighbor and main trading partner and United States foreign policy experts say Chinese companies have long had a key role in financing Pyongyang . North Korea has " completed the preparation " to strike the U.S. base in Guam , Jin Jong-hyop, a representative of the North Korean Embassy in Russian Federation, told Sputnik. [Full Article...]

Dakota Access developer sues 'rogue eco-terrorist groups'

Dakota Access developer sues 'rogue eco-terrorist groups' The lawsuit claims the actions violated federal and state racketeering statutes and constituted defamation and tortious interference with business . Energy Transfer is seeking unspecified money damages, which would be tripled under US racketeering laws, a court order barring the groups from further protests and an order for the groups to return money to donors. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia Apologises for Maltreatment of Nigerian Pilgrims

Saudi Arabia Apologises for Maltreatment of Nigerian Pilgrims Speaking through the Deputy Minister for Hajj Affairs, Mohammed Abdulrahman Al Bijawi, the deputy governor assured Nigerian officials that "such incidence will not occur again" adding that disciplinary measures were already being taken against two officials involved in the incident. [Full Article...]

White House to send memo to Pentagon soon on transgender ban

White House to send memo to Pentagon soon on transgender ban A White House memo will instruct Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to discharge transgender servicemembers on the grounds of "deployability", or the ability to serve in a war zone, according to officials who spoke to the Wall Street Journal . [Full Article...]

Delhi High Court sets aside LG order on AAP bungalow

Delhi High Court sets aside LG order on AAP bungalow Polling for the bypoll to Bawana Assembly constituency was slow as only 35 per cent of an estimated 2.94 lakh voters exercised their franchise by 3pm. All three major parties are eyeing a victory in the bypoll, being seen as the barometer of their political influence. The number of male, female and third gender electors are 1,64,114; 1,30,143; and 25, respectively. [Full Article...]

Judge rules Texas voter ID law still too restrictive

Judge rules Texas voter ID law still too restrictive A federal judge on Wednesday rejected changes softening Texas' voter identification law saying the alterations don't do enough to make sure black and Latino voters aren't discriminated against. "SB 5 does not meaningfully expand the types of photo IDs that can qualify, even though the Court was clearly critical of Texas having the most restrictive list in the country", Judge Gonzales Ramos wrote ... [Full Article...]

United States to impose restrictions on China and Russian Federation for supporting North Korea

United States to impose restrictions on China and Russian Federation for supporting North Korea Mnuchin said in a statement . The U.S. Treasury Department declared it levied sanctions against several companies and individuals in China and Russian Federation who have ties to North Korea. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin also noted the U.S.is "taking actions consistent with United Nations sanctions to show that there are consequences for defying sanctions and providing support to North Korea, and... [Full Article...]

Blatant liquor shoplifter shoves bottles in purse, down clothes

Blatant liquor shoplifter shoves bottles in purse, down clothes At first, the video shows her putting the bottles in her purse. The report said others may have been involved in the crime and are also wanted for questioning. [Full Article...]

United Nations chief hopes to seek political solution in Afghanistan

United Nations chief hopes to seek political solution in Afghanistan According to the ISPR statement, the Pakistan Army chief highlighted the importance of peace in Afghanistan for Pakistan and highlighted the efforts made by the country. " As a matter of policy, Pakistan does not allow use of its territory against any country ", it said. "We have put people on notice that if you're providing safe haven to terrorists, be warned - we are going to engage those pr... [Full Article...]

Kasich downplays 2020 challenge against Trump, says president can 'move forward'

Kasich downplays 2020 challenge against Trump, says president can 'move forward' Steve Bannon is now back as the executive chairman of Breitbart News and he told Bloomberg "If there's any confusion out there, let me clear it up: I'm leaving the White House and going to war for Trump against his opponents - on Capitol Hill, in the media, and in corporate America". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump throws support behind anti-gay Arizona US Senate candidate

Donald Trump throws support behind anti-gay Arizona US Senate candidate Senator Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) called for elected officials to "model better behavior" during an appearance in Tucson on Tuesday. Ingraham, who is also the editor-in-chief at Lifezette, has been an effective advocate for the populist-conservative movement that propelled President Trump to the White House. [Full Article...]

Cabinet approves amalgamation of PSBs through alternative mechanism

Cabinet approves amalgamation of PSBs through alternative mechanism The Cabinet has given in-principle approval for PSBs to amalgamate through an Alternative Mechanism (AM), said an official release. The objective is to create strong entities and any decision regarding consolidation will be based on commercial feasibility, he added. [Full Article...]

Is Nandan Nilekani coming back to Infosys? Shares spike amid speculation

Is Nandan Nilekani coming back to Infosys? Shares spike amid speculation Vishal Sikka , the first non-founder CEO of Infosys , resigned on August 18 from the company following months of acrimony with high-profile founders, led by N R Narayana Murthy , citing "malicious" and "personal attacks" on him. Shares in Infosys which had fallen almost 15 per cent in the first two days following Sikka's exit rallied 2 per cent on Wednesday following news that Nilekani may ret... [Full Article...]

Lottery scammer Eddie Tipton gets up to 25 years in prison

Lottery scammer Eddie Tipton gets up to 25 years in prison In seeking the 25-year prison sentence for Tipton, Rob Sand, Assistant Iowa Attorney General, remarked that "such crimes can not be answered without a prison sentence". Tipton then gave these tickets to third parties who agreed to cash them and split the money with him. The incident happened back in 2010, and a subsequent investigation of video surveillance footage revealed Tipton to be the man bu... [Full Article...]

Trump calls on country to "heal" in American Legion speech

Trump calls on country to On Tuesday night, the U.S. president took aim at his opponents at a campaign-style rally in Phoenix, lashing out at Democrats in Congress and the "fake news" media, while protesters clashed with police outside the venue. Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin , who stood next to Trump as he signed the bill, has said that some appeals cases can take as long as six years to process. [Full Article...]

Sarah Sanders: 'No action' on Arpaio pardon Tuesday

Sarah Sanders: 'No action' on Arpaio pardon Tuesday Trump said today he would not participate in the next Republican debate hosted by Fox. President Donald Trump hinted Tuesday he could pardon Joe Arpaio, the controversial former Maricopa County sheriff, amid reports the President is planning to pardon him for his conviction on criminal contempt charges. [Full Article...]

Malegaon blast accused Purohit walks out of jail after 9 years

Malegaon blast accused Purohit walks out of jail after 9 years The Malegaon blast that took place in 2008 led to seven casualties after which Purohit was arrested and suspended from job, but according to his lawyers, the suspension was revoked after a court of inquiry. Purohit has been given a time frame of 24 hours to join his unit. A bench of justices R.K. Agrawal and A.M. Sapre had said that they are setting aside the Bombay high court order by which t... [Full Article...]

Baghdad Against Recognition of Iraqi Kurdistan's Independence Referendum - PM

Baghdad Against Recognition of Iraqi Kurdistan's Independence Referendum - PM In June, the authorities of Iraqi Kurdistan, the regional capital of which is the city of Erbil, announced that they would hold the independence referendum on September 25. Cavusoglu says Turkey has been saying all along that "the referendum decision is wrong" and that he would tell the Iraq Kurdish leaders so "once more" when he visits Irbil later on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Dera Sacha Sauda chief verdict: Haryana gets additional force, may call army

Dera Sacha Sauda chief verdict: Haryana gets additional force, may call army He allegedly molested two of his female followers in 2002 and following a protest, was charged formally in 2007. Anti-social elements or any other person who would try to disturb law and order would be arrested, Additional Chief Secretary Ram Niwas said. [Full Article...]

Russia's Putin says he values 'trusting and constructive dialogue' with Vatican

Russia's Putin says he values 'trusting and constructive dialogue' with Vatican When asked about intricate worldwide situations, the Secretary of State underscored that there would be various dossiers at the heart of the upcoming meetings, with particular attention to settings in which Russian Federation is most directly involved, from the Middle East to the war in Ukraine and the unresolved situations in the southern Caucasus. [Full Article...]


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