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Trump sparks Wall St drive, rebuke on latest Mexico wall plan

Trump sparks Wall St drive, rebuke on latest Mexico wall plan

A poll in April, after Trump made similar noise about a government shutdown , found that nearly two-thirds of voters agreed that funding a Mexican border wall was "not important enough to prompt a shutdown". If Congress does push through a funding package without money for the wall, Trump could decide against signing the measure, forcing a shutdown. Trump's remarks were "unsettling", Marc Chandler, global head of currency strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., wrote Wednesday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Duterte pay homage to nation's heroes

Duterte pay homage to nation's heroes

Duterte said Filipinos are forever indebted to the "noble deeds and sacrifices" of the country's national heroes, as, if it were not for them, the country would not be liberated from the shackles of colonialism. The country will commemorate the National Heroes Day on Monday, August 28. The holiday, since first observed, was commemorated every last Sunday of August until former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo issued in 2007 Republic Act 9492 which mandated that if a regular or nationwide ... Consulte Mais Informação

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We hope Afghanistan leaders heard all of Trump's speech, strategy

He also spoke of working more closely with India, which he called on to provide more economic aid to Afghanistan. "It has much to lose by continuing to harbor terrorists". He added that their mission in Afghanistan will be to eliminate terrorists. "Our commitment to war against terrorism is unmatched and unshaken". "We consider the lives of the citizens of other countries as sacrosanct as those of our own and, therefore, Pakistan is committed to not allowing its soil to be used for violence ... Consulte Mais Informação

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US Pacific Command: N. Korea Fired 3 Ballistic Missiles, None Successful

US Pacific Command: N. Korea Fired 3 Ballistic Missiles, None Successful

In the latest launch, the U.S. Pacific Command says two of the North's missiles failed in flight after an unspecified distance, and another appeared to have blown up immediately. In addition to prohibiting new businesses, it also nixes the expansion of any joint ventures involving North Koreans in China and states that new Chinese applications to invest in North Korea or increase existing investments will be rejected. Consulte Mais Informação

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SC raps Gujarat govt for slow trial of rape accused Asaram Bapu

SC raps Gujarat govt for slow trial of rape accused Asaram Bapu

On August 1, the Apex Court heard the plea filed by Asaram in this case. The court had asked the Surat trial court to record the testimonies of 46 remaining prosecution witnesses including the alleged rape victims. The elder sister accused Asaram of sexual assaults between 2001 and 2006 when she was staying at his ashram near Ahmedabad. In another case registered against him, the apex court had earlier dismissed his bail plea in a Rajasthan harassment case, where a teenager had accused ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Rain from Hurricane Harvey possible in North Texas, washout not likely

Rain from Hurricane Harvey possible in North Texas, washout not likely

In regards to what is now Tropical Storm Harvey, models are finally in some sort of agreement with Harvey's track. Areas that have already seen rainfall above 20 inches could pick up another 20 through Thursday. Even though rain has cooled our temperatures off and it is fairly breezy with winds out of the northeast of 5-10 miles per hour, it is feeling fairly humid and muggy. Consulte Mais Informação

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Gujarat: Swine flu death toll at 323

Gujarat: Swine flu death toll at 323

President of the Association, Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan, said researchers at National Institute of Virology, Pune, have found that swine flu virus has mutated and a new strain of virus-called the MI strain-has been identified. He said there is a need to intensify surveillance activities and prepare hospitals to prevent an outbreak. "Hand washing and respiratory etiquettes are two key ways to prevent spread of the disease", he said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Magnitude 5.0 natural disaster jolts Islamabad, other cities

Magnitude 5.0 natural disaster jolts Islamabad, other cities

An natural disaster measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale jolted federal capital Islamabad , parts of Punjab and several cities in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday evening, Dunya News reported. There was no reports of life or land losses till filing of this report. Provinces of Sindh and Punjab lie on the north-western corner of the Indian plate while province of Balochistan Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa lie within the Eurasian plate. Consulte Mais Informação

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JAHAN NAMA: North Korea Tests Three Missiles

NORTH Korea has launched another volley of missiles 150 miles into the sea in a unsafe provocation as United States and South Korea conduct war games, it's reported. "The reality vividly shows that the US ambition for stifling [North Korea] remains unchanged no matter how much water may flow under the bridge and the puppet group's ambition for invading the north remains unchanged", the state-run Korean Central News Agency reported. Consulte Mais Informação

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Breakthrough in Doklam stand-off, India and China agree to disengage troops

Breakthrough in Doklam stand-off, India and China agree to disengage troops

India and its neighbouring country China have agreed to disengage a prolonged standoff at the Sikkim border that began earlier in June 2017, said the government on Monday. Raveesh Kumar, the official spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs, tweeted the official press statement on Doklam Disengagement Understanding, that states both the countries have made a decision to "disengage" troops. Consulte Mais Informação

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