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Macron to abandon plans for official first lady

Macron to abandon plans for official first lady The presidency has said it will clarify Mrs Macron's role in the coming days and that there would be no change to the constitution to create a First Lady position, sources told AFP and BFM TV. "We are looking to be transparent and to outline the means she has at her disposal", Castaner posted. " Brigitte Macron receives more than 200 letters a day. [Full Article...]

Trump warns North Korea of 'fire and fury'

Trump warns North Korea of 'fire and fury' In July, North Korea said it would "strike a merciless blow" at the United States if Washington ever attempted to remove Kim Jong Un from power. USA officials believe Kim Jong-un controls 60 nuclear weapons - though some experts believe the real number is much smaller. That position was shared by several other foreign policy experts, including Former Defense Secretary William J. [Full Article...]

Former Union Minister Sanwar Lal Jat dies at 62

Former Union Minister Sanwar Lal Jat dies at 62 Kali Charan Saraf who is the minister of health sprinted out and returned with an ambulance, seated inside. The minister was being treated at Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) hospital. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the BJP MP's demise. He served as Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation till July previous year. [Full Article...]

North Korea threatens strike on base with Ellsworth airmen

North Korea threatens strike on base with Ellsworth airmen Shortly before North Korea revealed that it was considering a plan to fire missiles at Guam , two U.S Air Force B-1B bombers, under the command of the U.S. North Korea's military threatened Wednesday to launch an intermediate-range ballistic missile attack on "areas near Guam" in order to contain the U.S. [Full Article...]

Mum sentenced to prison for sex with underage teens

Mum sentenced to prison for sex with underage teens She also said she caused her family "great pain" and was tormented by the thought that she will not be ale to provide for her children while serving her sentence. " My son shared with me that the guys at school have no idea what he's been going through and how he struggles ". Adding, 'He has had to stay strong in front of them '. [Full Article...]

Trump Reportedly Sends Special Counsel Robert Mueller 'Appreciative Greetings'

Trump Reportedly Sends Special Counsel Robert Mueller 'Appreciative Greetings' Trump's chief counsel John Dowd told the publication that Trump "appreciates what Bob Mueller is doing" and noted that the president has asked him "to share that" with Mueller, who is investigating whether members of the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation to undermine Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

John McCain Criticizes Trump's Hawkish Line on North Korea

John McCain Criticizes Trump's Hawkish Line on North Korea Sen. John McCain cautioned Tuesday that President Donald Trump should not threaten North Korea if he was not prepared to act. He added: 'I'm heartened to see that our President - contrary to what we've seen with past administrations who have taken, at best, a sheepish stance toward dictators and oppressors - will not tolerate any threat against the American people. [Full Article...]

JGBs edge up as Korean tensions favour safe haven debt

JGBs edge up as Korean tensions favour safe haven debt Pyongyang said that it is "carefully examining" plans to launch a missile strike on U.S. Pacific territory Guam, while U.S. President Donald Trump responded that North Korea's threats will be met with "fire and fury". The SMI benchmark in Zurich was the biggest decliner in the region, falling 1.3% in the opening hour of trading as investors sought safety in the Swiss franc , which rose 1.12% agai... [Full Article...]

John Pordage fatal shooting: Boy, 16, charged

John Pordage fatal shooting: Boy, 16, charged He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court this morning. A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murdering a man shot outside a petrol station in Chelmsford. Four arrests other arrests have been made by Essex Police have been made in connection with the investigation. Anyone with information on Blundell's whereabouts is asked to call 999 or contact ... [Full Article...]

Volkswagen offering discounts on its cars for the trade-in program

Volkswagen offering discounts on its cars for the trade-in program The announcement was made through a statement from Frankfurt on Tuesday, wherein the company stated that customers trading in their old diesel cars for brand-new cars that meet the latest Euro-VI emission norms will get discounts ranging from 2,000 euros (Rs 1.49 lakh) for its Up! compact vehicle to 10,000 euros for its Touareg SUV. [Full Article...]

Avatar: Stephen Lang Will Menace All Four Sequels

Avatar: Stephen Lang Will Menace All Four Sequels He is so good and he just gets better. Stephen Lang is returning as the villain for not just one "Avatar" sequel but all four , director James Cameron said on Tuesday. The James Cameron-directed sequels are written by Cameron along with Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver, Josh Friedman, and Shane Salerno. "This is a greater narrative broken up into four complete stories". [Full Article...]

Flights from Guam base 'provoked' North Korean threats

Flights from Guam base 'provoked' North Korean threats Guam's Homeland Security Adviser George Charfauros urged calm and said defences are in place for such threats. He said he felt like moving out of Guam . THAAD is a land-based element that can shoot down a ballistic missile inside and just outside the atmosphere and would be the frontline weapon in meeting any North Korean strike. [Full Article...]

Gujarat RS polls: Congress approaches EC, demands quashing to 2 MLAs' votes

Gujarat RS polls: Congress approaches EC, demands quashing to 2 MLAs' votes Three delegations each of the Congress and BJP made a dash for "Nirvachan Sadan", the EC headquarters, within a span of two hours, with the former demanding that the votes of Gohil and Patel be declared invalid, and the latter insisting that counting be taken up "immediately". [Full Article...]

China Standoff: The first to blink loses credibility

China Standoff: The first to blink loses credibility In the Doka La issue, if India pulls back its troops, China will go ahead and build the road, which India and Bhutan will have no other option but to accept it keeping aside the nation's interest, said Glaser. It said: "India should by no means count on support from the United States and Japan because their support is illusory". China has been keen to establish its physical presence in this re... [Full Article...]

Netflix to launch TV series starring Letterman

Netflix to launch TV series starring Letterman In 33 years on late-night television, David Letterman hosted 6,028 episodes of Late Night (NBC) and The Late Show (CBS), and is the longest-running late-night broadcaster in American history. US President Donald Trump and Pope Francis top his wish list of interview partners. "Just meeting David Letterman was a thrill; imagine how exciting it is for me to announce that we will be working ... [Full Article...]

Japan commemorates 72nd anniversary of Nagasaki's atomic bombing

Japan commemorates 72nd anniversary of Nagasaki's atomic bombing But the threat lends a deeper sense of alarm in Hiroshima, where 140,000 died in that first A-bomb attack, which was followed on Aug.9, 1945, by another that killed more than 70,000 people in Nagasaki. He said the adoption of the UN nuclear weapons ban, which was boycotted by all nuclear-armed nations, shows that most of the world supports that cause. [Full Article...]

Report reveals extremes Trump's team goes to keep him happy

A happy man-baby is more useful to the rest of his team, though, so VICE News reports that Trump's administration has been putting together a twice-daily folder of positive news about him. In the wake of nearly every event he holds, whether it be a rally, a bilateral press conference or a White House ceremony, Trump is presented with a packet of screen-shots showing how the television networks c... [Full Article...]

Dalai Lama invokes Hindi Chini Bhai Bhai slogan, says Doklam

Dalai Lama invokes Hindi Chini Bhai Bhai slogan, says Doklam Buddhist religious leader Tenzin Gyatso, who holds the ceremonial name of the Dalai Lama, on Wednesday, August 9, said that India and China have to "live side by side", amid the standoff over the Doklam area the two countries are engaged in. [Full Article...]

Najam Sethi elected as PCB chairman

Najam Sethi elected as PCB chairman Sethi whose name name was nominated by ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif would assume the charge soon and his tenure would expire in 2020. Sethi was unopposed and was unanimously elected by a 10-member new PCB board of governors. There had been multiple leadership changes in the PCB, after Zaka Ashraf became the first elected PCB chairman in May 2013. That ended in May 2014 when Sethi said he would... [Full Article...]

North Korea Warns Of Preemptive Missile Strikes Against Guam

North Korean state media reported North Korea was considering a strike on Guam to contain us bases there. It was an approximately 10-hour mission where aircrews practiced intercept and formation training, enhancing tactical skills while also strengthening longstanding military relationships in the region. [Full Article...]


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