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No fly zone

Seventy years after India and Pakistan won their independence, why are relations still tense?

Posted on 27 July 2017 | 6:09 am

Malaysia MP: ‘Denying husbands sex is abuse’

Outrage erupts in Malaysia after an MP said women denying their husbands sex amounted to “abuse”.

Posted on 27 July 2017 | 5:14 am

Ohio State Fair ride accident kills one and injures several

A spinning pendulum ride tossed its passengers into the air at high speed, officials say.

Posted on 27 July 2017 | 4:04 am

Bitcoin fraud suspect Vinnik charged by US grand jury

He is said to be part of a gang accused of laundering billions through the digital currency.

Posted on 27 July 2017 | 3:11 am

Trump’s transgender military ban ‘not worked out yet’

Mr Trump announced a ban on transgender military service – but the policy has yet to be worked out.

Posted on 27 July 2017 | 3:02 am

The bear next door

It has achieved a century of independence by carefully manoeuvring around its massive neighbour.

Posted on 27 July 2017 | 12:54 am

Burning boats

The EU wants to shut down the migrant route from Libya, but deaths on the Mediterranean are on the rise.

Posted on 27 July 2017 | 12:42 am

The businesses capitalising on 24-hour sunlight

How Lapland firms have adapted to the permanent light of Arctic summers.

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 11:35 pm

Kicked out

An active duty soldier was preparing for a promotion ceremony, but now his plans are in chaos.

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 11:05 pm

Venezuela crisis: US hits 13 top officials with sanctions

The move comes as President Maduro rejects calls to cancel a vote for a new constituent assembly.

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 10:37 pm

World – Google News

A Village Council in Pakistan Ordered the ‘Revenge Rape’ of a Teenage Girl – TIME


TIME

A Village Council in Pakistan Ordered the 'Revenge Rape' of a Teenage Girl
TIME
Twenty people have been arrested in rural Pakistan after a village council ordered the rape of a teenage girl whose brother had been accused of raping another local girl. According to the BBC, a man approached the council in Multan, Punjab province
Pakistani police arrest 20 for ordering 'revenge rape'Aljazeera.com
Pakistan village council members arrested after ordering revenge rape of teenage girlTelegraph.co.uk
CJP takes suo motu notice of panchayat ordered 'revenge rape' casePakistan Today
Geo News, Pakistan –The Express Tribune –9news.com.au –gulfnews.com
all 39 news articles »

Posted on 27 July 2017 | 6:09 am

Venezuela leader’s foes levy new sanctions and fresh strike – Washington Post


Washington Post

Venezuela leader's foes levy new sanctions and fresh strike
Washington Post
CARACAS, Venezuela — Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro at home and abroad tried again Wednesday to pressure the socialist leader into halting his plans to rewrite Venezuela's constitution though there was no public sign their efforts were working.
US Sanctions Top Venezuelan OfficialsThe Atlantic
Exclusive: US sanctions Venezuelan officials to pressure Maduro – sourcesNew York Daily News
Two killed in Venezuela as opposition strike beginsAljazeera.com
Breitbart News –Miami Herald –FrontPage Magazine –Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
all 103 news articles »

Posted on 27 July 2017 | 2:46 am

Here’s The Deal With The Democratic IT Staffer Who Was Arrested For Bank Fraud – BuzzFeed News


BuzzFeed News

Here's The Deal With The Democratic IT Staffer Who Was Arrested For Bank Fraud
BuzzFeed News
Imran Awan has been the subject of unfounded conspiracy theories since he was named in a separate Capitol Hill investigation. Those claims intensified after his arrest on Tuesday. Posted on July 26, 2017, at 6:49 p.m.. Amber Jamieson. BuzzFeed News …
Dems roll out big gun to protect top suspect in hacking scandalWND.com
Debbie Wasserman Schultz Aide Arrested Trying to Flee the CountryNBCNews.com
Former Wasserman Schultz IT staffer arrested on charges of bank fraudCBS News
USA TODAY –Breitbart News –Miami Herald –Daily Signal
all 135 news articles »

Posted on 27 July 2017 | 1:49 am

Trump Says Transgender People Will Not Be Allowed in the Military – New York Times


New York Times

Trump Says Transgender People Will Not Be Allowed in the Military
New York Times
In a move that caught many in Washington by surprise, President Trump issued via Twitter a ban on transgender people serving in the military. By AINARA TIEFENTHÄLER on Publish Date July 26, 2017. Photo by Doug Mills/The New York Times. Watch in …
'It's not my thing': A history of Trump's shifting relationship with the LGBT communityWashington Post
Conservatives lobbied White House on transgender policy but total ban wasn't what they asked forCNN
Trump's Transgender Ban Is a Legal Land MinePolitico
Reuters –BBC News –NBCNews.com –Daily Beast
all 2,297 news articles »

Posted on 27 July 2017 | 1:24 am

GOP moves toward solution on Russia sanctions bill – Politico


Politico

GOP moves toward solution on Russia sanctions bill
Politico
House and Senate Republicans clashed Wednesday over a bipartisan package of sanctions targeting Russia, Iran and North Korea before appearing to resolve a dispute that threatened to delay the bill's arrival on President Donald Trump's desk. Less than …
Senate, House leaders strike a deal on sanctionsWashington Post
US lawmakers reach deal for Senate Russia sanctions voteReuters
Republicans get agreement on Russia, North Korea sanctionsThe Hill (blog)
New York Times –Bloomberg –U.S. News & World Report –Miami Herald
all 4,234 news articles »

Posted on 27 July 2017 | 1:15 am

Trump talks privately about the idea of a recess appointment to replace Sessions – Washington Post


Washington Post

Trump talks privately about the idea of a recess appointment to replace Sessions
Washington Post
President Trump has discussed with confidants and advisers in recent days the possibility of installing a new attorney general through a recess appointment if Jeff Sessions leaves the job, but he has been warned not to move to push him out because of
Allies Warn Trump of Conservative Revolt Unless He Backs Off SessionsNew York Times
Sessions' powerful friends stand up to TrumpPolitico
Trump urged to use recess appointment to replace Sessions — is that possible?CNN
U.S. News & World Report –Los Angeles Times –Fox News –BBC News
all 2,297 news articles »

Posted on 27 July 2017 | 1:07 am

Trump Targets Legal Effort to Protect LGBT Workers From Bias – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Trump Targets Legal Effort to Protect LGBT Workers From Bias
Bloomberg
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration came out against an effort by civil rights groups to ban workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians nationwide, putting him at odds with some of the country's most valuable companies. The U.S
Trump Administration Argues Federal Civil Rights Law Does Not Protect Gay EmployeesSlate Magazine (blog)
DOJ files amicus brief that says Title VII does not protect sexual orientationCNN
The Justice Department appears to be gearing up for a legal fight with the LGBTQ communityBusiness Insider
HuffPost –BuzzFeed News –Washington Examiner –Daily Beast
all 25 news articles »

Posted on 27 July 2017 | 12:54 am

North Korea could test another ICBM as early as Wednesday night, US official says – ABC News


CNN International

North Korea could test another ICBM as early as Wednesday night, US official says
ABC News
North Korea could test another intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) as early as Wednesday night, according to a U.S. official. If the regime launches an ICBM, it will be the 11th ballistic missile test this year and the first since the nation's
North Korea reveals never-before seen images of missile programCNN
Australia urges China to do more on North Korea threatReuters
Everything we know about North Korea's bioweapons programBusiness Insider
Yahoo News –Voice of America –New York Post –Newsweek
all 816 news articles »

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 10:05 pm

Tillerson faces fights on eliminating envoys – Politico


Politico

Tillerson faces fights on eliminating envoys
Politico
As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson moves to restructure the State Department, he wants to slash dozens of positions known collectively as special envoys — ambassadors-at-large, coordinators and others who deal with specific issues such as food
Trump regularly undercuts Secretary of State Tillerson — and it takes a tollUSA TODAY
Tillerson Says He's Not Quitting, Calling Bond With Trump GoodBloomberg
Sec of State Rex Tillerson, reportedly looking to exit, says 'I'm not going anywhere'CNBC
The Hill –Washington Examiner –Newsmax –CBS News
all 63 news articles »

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 9:27 pm

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