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Iran-KSA: Tehran announces cross-diplomatic visits

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Iran's foreign minister touched upon the plan to alter the outlook held by the Foreign Ministry explaining "as of victory of the Islamic Revolution when Iran was intruded by Saddam, the country's diplomacy has had a political and security attitude while priorities need to change towards economic prospects". Read More »

USA wants atomic agency to inspect Iran's military facilities

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The IAEA's inspections are part of that determination, and so far, Iran has been able to show that they are meeting their obligations under the agreement. The Washington Post on Tuesday quoted Haley as saying "no decision" has been made on the future of the deal, which also included Russia, China, France, Britain and Germany. Read More »

Trump has been advised not to pardon Joe Arpaio yet

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Alluding to his pardon power, Trump said he'll "make a prediction". But because your president is a racist who supports other racists and doesn't care about anyone else but himself and his racist little friends, Joe Arpaio , the most racist sheriff ever, may be a free man before he is even sentenced. Read More »

President Trump salutes American Legion during speech in Reno

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After Trump's comments at the Phoenix rally, the ACLU tweeted: " President Trump should not pardon Joe Arpaio ". Arpaio, who was booted from office a year ago, previously said instances in which he was accused of misconduct aren't relevant to the discussion of his possible pardon. Read More »

How Republicans are responding to Trump's government shutdown threat

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Lee. One White House aide told Politico that from now on, "If you're not on the list, you can't get into the meeting". Trump in turn considered Corker as a possible vice-presidential running mate and secretary of state. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said raising the debt ceiling and securing the US border was a "good combination" and suggested Republicans force Democrats into hard votes over the borrowing limit. Read More »

North Korea Launches Unidentified Projectile - South Korean Military

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The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) also added that the projectile was sacked from a site in the eastern province of Gangwon and flew about 250 kilometers (155 miles). Commander Dave Benham, for US Pacific Command, said: "The first and third missiles. failed in flight". The launch is the first by the North since it test-fired a missile on July 28 that could have been created to reach 10,000 km, putting parts of the US mainland within reach. Read More »

MLAs supporting Dhinakaran get notices

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Ousted deputy general secretary of AIADMK Dinakaran, who enjoys a support of at least 19 MLAs has lodged the legislatures at Windflower resort in Puducherry to insulate them from rolling over to the other camp. Vaithilingam, a former minister, was named party deputy coordinator during the merger event at the AIADMK headquarters here. Meanwhile, Dinakaran on Wednesday sacked Tamil Nadu Minister RB Udhaya Kumar from party post and appointed new district secretaries for Thanjavur and Madurai. Read More »

Police boost patrols around home of Powerball victor

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The odds of winning are one in 292.2 million. Wilk says they were told by a neighbor that she is not around. "I was just there to buy it for luck", she explained, chewing gum and grinning. The draw takes place every Wednesday and Saturday nights. "She's going to be hit up for investment opportunities, charity requests, even people she knows are going to come to her", said Jason Kurland, an attorney at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, a law firm in East Meadow, New York. Read More »

Farmed salmon pen owned by PFI's Cooke Aquaculture breaks near Washington

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Aboard the fishing vessel Marathon, Nathan Cultee, right, and Nicholas Cooke, left, unload 16 farm-raised Atlantic salmon into a container after a day of fishing on Tuesday in Bellingham, Wash. None of those attempts were successful, Rust says, and all the Atlantic salmon died out. "Can you put those in there?" He says he expects the Atlantic salmon to reach Puget Sound river systems and the coastal system by this fall. Read More »

Free admission to National Parks Friday

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The Senior Pass covers all entrance fees and standard amenity (day-use) fees and may provide senior discounts for things such as tours or campsites. The price was last raised in 1994. But the online purchase includes a 10-dollar processing fee. Typically, the park service sells about 800,000 senior passes a year. With the pass, seniors can access thousands of sites . Read More »

Jared Kushner Arrives In Jerusalem To Talk Peace

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And in June, Palestinian sources revealed that Abbas refused another United States demand to stop paying terrorists. Despite recent vocal criticism directed at the United States, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas concluded a meeting with senior White House adviser Jared Kushner on a positive note, expressing optimism that a deal with Israel could be reached. Read More »

Axios: Trump Might Axe Obama-era DACA Program For Illegal Aliens

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The June 29 letter, written by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, said the states would drop their lawsuit against the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans program, originally filed against the Obama administration if Trump stops affording temporary legal status to illegal immigrant youth. Read More »

Trump orders military to ban transgender troops

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Trump also directed the departments of Defense and Homeland Security "to determine how to address transgender individuals now serving based on military effectiveness and lethality, unitary cohesion, budgetary constraints, applicable law, and all factors that may be relevant", a White House official told CNN . Read More »

Major Flooding Expected On Houston Roads From Hurricane Harvey

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The city of Bellaire is preparing for a major weather onslaught, as forecasts now indicate Harvey could hit the Texas coast as a Category 4 hurricane - the same as Hurricane Ike in 2008 - overnight Friday into Saturday. The season-opening football game against BYU in Houston September 2nd remains as scheduled. This is the third football game at Bowers Stadium to be affected by a hurricane in the last 12 years. Read More »

Bannon's Hit List Includes White House Couple He Nicknamed 'Javanka'

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R. McMaster and James Mattis. Bannon hopes to expand Breitbart- his launching pad into national politics a year ago, which he has characterized as the "platform for the alt-Right" white supremacist movement- into television and video in order to compete with the right-wing Fox News Channel, from which he can target Republican and news establishment figures, USA media reported on Monday. Read More »

Pakistan To US: Don't Look Us At, Look At Afghanistan Harboring Terrorists

President Donald Trump has accused Pakistan of harbouring "agents of chaos" and providing safe havens to militant groups waging an insurgency against a US -backed government in Kabul. Sources said the Director General of Military Operations briefed the meeting over the ongoing military operations on the Pakistan-Afghan border as well as the internal security situation of the country and the situation along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. Read More »

Police respond to Buckingham Palace area due to alleged assault

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Two officers suffered minor injuries while detaining the man and were treated at the scene, police said. The Queen is vacationing in Scotland and wasn't at Buckingham Palace at the time of the attack. Kiana Williamson told the Press Association: "We turned up and there was one police van and one vehicle". No others were reported to be injured, according to police. Read More »

Man with knife shot dead after attacking soldiers in Brussels

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Belgian federal police spokesperson Jonathan Pfunde said "a man armed with a knife attacked a group of soldiers". The mayor of Brussels and the federal prosecutor also arrived at the scene. Our security forces stay on alert. Soldiers have been deployed to the streets of Brussels following last year's multi-pronged terrorist attack in the city, that hit the airport and a metro station and left 32 dead. Read More »

Furgone pieno di bombole, attentato sventato a Rotterdam

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Si tratta del secondo arresto, anche se ora gli inquirenti olandesi hanno dichiarato alla televisione Nos che probabilmente il fermo della notte scorsa non è da ritenersi collegato all'incidente. Il concerto era previsto alle 20,30 ma è stato cancellato alle 19. La sala poteva ospitare fino a 1.000 persone. Intanto, fonti investigative spagnole fanno sapere che non c'è alcun collegamento diretto tra l'allarme attentato a Rotterdam , in Olanda , e la strage di Barcellona la scorsa ... Read More »

Pakistan wants U.S. trust, not financial assistance: COAS

He said the next pillar of the new strategy is to change the approach and how to deal with Pakistan, emphasizing that we can no longer be silent about Pakistan's safe havens for terrorist organizations, the Taliban, and other groups that pose a threat to the region and beyond, emphasizing that Pakistan has much to gain from partnering with our effort in Afghanistan. Read More »

Majority Say Prejudice Has Gone Up Under Trump

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American voters disapprove 55 - 40 percent of the way the news media covers Trump, and disapprove 62 - 35 percent of the way the president talks about the media. The president has contended there were people fomenting violence on both sides of the conflict in Charlottesville, which began with a demonstration by right-wing groups calling for preservation of a statue of the commander of Confederate armed forces - the rebel side in the American Civil War in the mid-19th century. Read More »

PDP And APC Leaders Meet Buhari At The State House

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Most speakers at the meeting voiced their support for a politically matured engagement with the PDP speakers restating that they did not wish President Buhari ill health. "Mr President, I want to reiterate our offer and assurances of PDP's cooperation with the government on any programme sincerely created to take Nigeria to higher levels. Read More »