• NAB summons Nawaz, family in Lahore today
NAB summons Nawaz, family in Lahore today

Sources told The News that NAB Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry has given a free hand to the combined investigation team to independently carry out investigations. He dispelled the impression that Sharif was not cooperating with the NAB. The apex court is likely to take up Sharif's review petition early next month after judges return from vacation...

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  • As Removal Movement Grows, Trump Sides With White Supremacists on Confederate Monuments
As Removal Movement Grows, Trump Sides With White Supremacists on Confederate Monuments

That was two days after he had enraged many by declining to single out the white supremacists and neo-Nazis whose demonstration against the removal of a Robert E Lee statute had led to violence and the death of a counter-protester in Charlottesville.

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  • Republican: 'It's pretty simple' to call out white supremacists
Republican: 'It's pretty simple' to call out white supremacists

Trump labeled the "alt-left". Violence won't accomplish anything other than to give Trump an excuse to say, "I told you so". The statement to the Washington Post Thursday night echoed similar comments to the New York Times and the American Prospect on Wednesday.

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  • Want a really good solar eclipse in Waco? Wait 7 more years
Want a really good solar eclipse in Waco? Wait 7 more years

Check out more information from the American Astronomical Society to find a location near you to locate viewers. A total solar eclipse is unlike anything you've seen in your life. The small spaces between your fingers should project a grid of small images on the ground that show the sun as a crescent during the partial phases of the eclips...

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  • Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Jerusalem
Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Palestinians In Jerusalem

A 15-year-old girl was detained late Saturday night at Qalandia refugee camp to the north of occupied Jerusalem after being summoned for interrogation. Israeli medical authorities say Zahran stabbed an Israeli officer at the Tapuah Junction near Nablus City, wounding him slightly in the leg. A wave of unrest that broke out in October 2015 has k...

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  • Trump bemoans removal of confederate monuments
Trump bemoans removal of confederate monuments

After a pro-monument Confederate history group this week called off plans for a September rally in front of the Lee memorial, the Virginia governor, who believes monuments should come down, banned all rallies by the statue. Three of four voting members of the State House Trust voted to move the bronze statue, which was erected in 1872. It is nega...

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  • Wisma Putra apologises to Indonesia for upside down flag gaffe
Wisma Putra apologises to Indonesia for upside down flag gaffe

In the guidebook, only Indonesia's flag was printed incorrectly. Indonesian Olympic Committee Chairman Erick Thohir said the mistake " shows negligence " and demanded the guidebook, distributed to VIPs at Saturday's opening ceremony of the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur , be removed and a new, correct version released.

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  • House Democrats co-sponsor resolution to censure Trump
House Democrats co-sponsor resolution to censure Trump

Trump's defiant rebukes came as House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tried to distance themselves from Trump's remarks blaming both sides in the violence by issuing statements condemning white supremacy. James Murdoch, chief executive officer of 21st Century Fox and son of conservative media magnate Rupert Murdoch, ...

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  • Bodies of 2 missing fishermen recovered in waters off CT
Bodies of 2 missing fishermen recovered in waters off CT

Both men are from Yonkers. Coast Guard officials say the two men missing are Hispanic and in their mid-20s. According to the US Coast Guard, six people were fishing at Penfield Reef when three of them were swept out by the water around 7:45 a.m.

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  • Jacksonville officers injured in shootout with suspect
Jacksonville officers injured in shootout with suspect

They called 911 and gave police information as they were responding to the scene. Williams said Officer Michael Fox, an 11-year JSO veteran, was in surgery and stable Saturday morning after being shot in the hands. "We often talk about the inherit dangers of police work". The suspect then came through the door and advanced toward the officers, Br...

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  • Davis says Brexit trade agreement would progress border issue
Davis says Brexit trade agreement would progress border issue

After the end of the limited period, negotiated with the European Commission and expected to last 2 years , the United Kingdom will have to choose among two options for a customs agreement with the EU, namely a "Highly Streamlined Customs Arrangement " and a " New Customs Partnership with the EU".

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  • Vermont leaders condemn Trump comments on Charlottesville
Vermont leaders condemn Trump comments on Charlottesville

Trump said Tuesday that parties on "both sides" of the debate were to blame for the deadly violence. Going further, 68 percent of Republicans believed Trump's blame of "many sides" being responsible for the violence that engulfed the college town over the planned teardown of a statue honoring Confederate General Robert E.

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  • USA to Launch NK Invasion Drill During Solar Eclipse
USA to Launch NK Invasion Drill During Solar Eclipse

South Korean army soldiers hold their weapons during an anti-terror exercise carried out as part of Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise in 2010 What is the US and South Korea Ulchi-Freedom Guardian 10-day military drill? Warning of an "uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war" on the Korean Peninsula, the paper added: "If the United States is lost in a ...

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  • Statue defaced as US Confederate monument protests grow
Statue defaced as US Confederate monument protests grow

He later tweeted that "the beauty that is being taken out of our cities, towns and parks will be greatly missed and never able to be comparably replaced!" Following the 2015 Charleston, South Carolina, massacre of nine black people in a church by Dylann Roof, who frequently posed with Confederate memorabilia , the push to remove Confederate sy...

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  • Vincent on course at Fiji International
Vincent on course at Fiji International

The tournament, which is co-sanctioned by the Australasian PGA and the European and Asian Tours, featured three Masters champions. "Hopefully tomorrow (today) will be better". "I putted sensational all day; even the ones that I three putted were just bad speed". Thailand's Jazz Janewattanond drained a 66-foot eagle putt to set a course-record o...

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  • Forecasters: Perfect weather expected for viewing eclipse
Forecasters: Perfect weather expected for viewing eclipse

However, he said there is still a chance the weather forecast for Monday might change. The National Weather Service is forecasting overcast skies up and down the coast, from Malibu to San Diego Monday morning, when for the 1st time in 38 years a total Eclipse of the Sun will be visible in the continental United States.

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  • Barcelona van attacker may still be alive, on the run
Barcelona van attacker may still be alive, on the run

Spanish newspaper El Pais says that police believe that explosions reported in the nearby down of Alcanar , two hours drive west of Barcelona , on Wednesday, may have been accidental blast at a bomb-making factory - depriving the alleged terror cell of material.

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  • Barcelona terror attack: Dad pays tribute to son killed
Barcelona terror attack: Dad pays tribute to son killed

Tucker said his daughter would fly to Barcelona to help make arrangements. Tucker's wife told a media outlet they were having drinks at a patio when her husband said he was going to the bathroom. Sixty-one people wounded by the van in Barcelona remained hospitalized on Friday, with 17 of them in critical condition. Pino Bruno, the head of...

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  • Donald Trump Calls Out 'Publicity Seeking' Lindsey Graham Over Charlottesville Jabs
Donald Trump Calls Out 'Publicity Seeking' Lindsey Graham Over Charlottesville Jabs

A 32-year-old woman, Heather Heyer , was killed when a man described as a white nationalist crashed his vehicle into the counter-protesters. The president's tweets come in the wake of his many controversial statements since the violence in Charlottesville .

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  • Most Voters Want Confederate Statues to Remain
Most Voters Want Confederate Statues to Remain

The commission is a panel of citizens appointed by Pasquotank and Elizabeth City officials to plan events that celebrate the county's diversity and promote harmony within the community. It's no secret that North Carolina stood on the side of the Confederacy during the Civil War . Schubert outlined that research Thursday night to the CRC.

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