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Punjab Chief Minister, Amrinder Singh has said that if the situation demands, we would impose curfew in Punjab. The violence erupted shortly after the verdict was announced when a restive crowd of the sect leader's followers outside the court began throwing stones and attacking journalists and media vans.
  • Trump's Afghanistan Strategy Relies On India And Pakistan

    Trump's Afghanistan Strategy Relies On India And Pakistan

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    Gen. Joseph Votel estimates it could take days or a few weeks. "The troop levels are significant, and we'll listen to our military commanders about that", Pence said. Haley also says she believes Trump turned in favour of staying the course there because "he listened to his generals". Although there are reports that President Trump intends to send an additional 3,900 troops to bolster the 8,400 Americans already on the ground, it isn't clear what role they will play in meeting the ...
  • Don't scapegoat Pakistan, Islamabad leaders tell Trump

    Don't scapegoat Pakistan, Islamabad leaders tell Trump

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    A prolonged military campaign in Afghanistan has resulted in destruction and killing of hundreds of thousands of Afghan civilians. Deep within his speech on the way forward in Afghanistan, Trump did underscore the importance of Afghans taking greater responsibility, but it was buried in macho references to Americans "attacking our enemies" and "obliterating ISIS".
  • Afghan decision may increase U.S. air power

    Afghan decision may increase U.S. air power

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    Harsh US measures could provoke Pakistan and, if the government feels its Cold War-vintage pact with America is under threat, it could turn towards China - the great rival of both India and America. There are 16,000 Afghanistan students studying in India. Former cricket star turned opposition politician Imran Khan said Pakistan should finally learn a valuable lesson: "Never to fight others wars for the lure of dollars", he said on Twitter .
  • New 592bhp Ferrari Portofino unleashed to replace California

    New 592bhp Ferrari Portofino unleashed to replace California

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    The Ferrari Portofino is powered by a 3.9 litre V8 turbocharged engine and it produces 561 lb ft of torque . The 0-100 km/h sprint is taken care of in 3.5 seconds, while the top speed hovers around the 320km/h mark. Top speed is 199 miles per hour. Entry-level doesn't exactly allude to what most would think in the realm of supercars though. Additionally, electric power steering (EPS) makes its debut, creating more responsive steering by decreasing the steering ratio by seven per ...
  • 'He Failed!' Donald Trump Targets Mitch McConnell in Series of Morning Tweets

    'He Failed!' Donald Trump Targets Mitch McConnell in Series of Morning Tweets

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    Trump wrote in two tweets . Congress must raise the USA borrowing limit by mid-October or the country could face an unprecedented default on its obligations, potentially throwing the financial system into chaos. The Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act aims to streamline the process for veterans appealing disability benefit claims. "I didn't really take it as going after me", Ryan said in an interview with CNBC .
  • Trump's new Afghan policy sounds awfully familiar

    Trump's new Afghan policy sounds awfully familiar

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    President Trump's prime time speech on Afghanistan and his strategy is essentially identical to President Obama's strategy. Carola Frydman and Efraim Benmelech, professors of finance at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, have studied the track records of chief executives who served in the military.
  • Trump feud with Republican allies puts agenda in doubt

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    The next election cycle is a ways out- but all politics is planning. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said that Republicans are the majority party in the House and Senate, so they need to get to work on a plan to handle the government's debt ceiling.
  • Beijing defends Pakistan after Trump's terrorism barb

    Beijing defends Pakistan after Trump's terrorism barb

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    He cautioned that the effort will take time. Kellogg said over the past several months, he has seen and listened as the President has taken the time for counsel and to weigh different options for Afghanistan and the region . The committee said that the USA should recognize the sacrifices of thousands of Pakistanis and $120 billion of economic losses the country incurred during its part in the war.
  • Trump Calls Out

    Trump Calls Out "Fake Media", AZ Senators In Fiery Speech

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    Trump faced great criticism at the time for failing to exclusively condemn the actions of neo-Nazis and white supremacists at the rally , which left one woman dead. "Not only does the media give a platform to hate groups, but the media turns a blind eye to the gang violence on our streets", he tweeted later. "I said everything.
  • Learn everything about Samsung Galaxy Note 8 in pictures

    Learn everything about Samsung Galaxy Note 8 in pictures

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    The previous model in the Note series - Galaxy Note7 - was plagued by battery issues and led to several phone fires, forcing Samsung to recall the model globally. There are two versions of the Galaxy Note 8 in respect of processors. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC (with some markets getting the Samsung Exynos octa-core variant), packs 64GB of internal storage , 6GB of RAM, and support for microSD card slot.
  • Harvey's impact on South Plains rains up in the air

    Harvey's impact on South Plains rains up in the air

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    The majority of the impacts from Harvey will be felt along the coast and southeast Texas. After reemerging into the southern Gulf of Mexico Tuesday night, Harvey has been upgraded to a Tropical Storm with sustained winds of 45 miles per hour as of the 2 a.m.
  • Denmark to seek murder charge against submarine inventor

    Denmark to seek murder charge against submarine inventor

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    Wall's family said the tragedy had struck them "with boundless sadness and dismay". Wall , 30, a Columbia University-educated freelancer, was last seen alive August 10 on a homemade submarine whose builder, Peter Madsen , 46, she would interview, officials said.
  • Dera verdict: Mobile internet services blocked in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh

    Dera verdict: Mobile internet services blocked in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh

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    Another report in Outlook said that Dera followers have even issued violent threats against India and footage of them in Panipat showed them armed with batons. Referring to Centre's assistance, Niwas said 35 companies of paramilitary forces had already reached the state. The Dera has a massive following running into lakhs in both Haryana and Punjab, mainly the Malwa belt of the state.
  • Egypt expresses regret as United States plans to withhold aid

    Egypt expresses regret as United States plans to withhold aid

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    I just want to let everybody know in case there was any doubt that we are very much behind President el-Sissi. A United States delegation headed by senior advisor to President Donald Trump Jared Kushner arrived in Cairo for a brief visit to discuss bilateral ties and developments in the Middle East with Egyptian officials, Egypt's official news agency MENA said on Wednesday.
  • Trump amenaza con parálisis si no hay fondos para muro

    Trump amenaza con parálisis si no hay fondos para muro

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    En Yuma la frontera está dividida por una triple valla de 9 millas, que Trump ha considerado un "modelo impenetrable" para frenar el flujo de inmigrantes indocumentados y de drogas. El mandatario estadounidense, sin embargo, no se mostró particularmente optimsta sobre el progreso de las negociaciones. Los manifestantes afuera del mitin de ayer gritaron: "Vergüenza, vergüenza, vergüenza" y "no a Trump , no al KKK [por el grupo supremacista blanco Ku Klux Klan], no a unos Estados Unidos ...
  • 12 dead as typhoon floods Macau, southern China

    12 dead as typhoon floods Macau, southern China

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    The enclave's sprawling Venetian casino resort had been on back-up power Wednesday and without air conditioning or proper lighting, according to one source . Of the known fatalities resulting from the typhoon, police reported that an 83-year-old man died after he fell into the sea. Transportation remained in chaos with damage to both of Macau's ferry terminals and roads crammed with traffic.
  • Air strikes near Houthi checkpoint kill 48 in Yemen

    Air strikes near Houthi checkpoint kill 48 in Yemen

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    The Saudi-led coalition denied targeting the family home after a health official said nine civilians were killed in an air strike . Dozens of Shia Houthi rebels as well as civilians were among the dead, officials told AP on Wednesday on condition of anonymity.
  • Missouri prepares to execute its 2nd inmate of 2017

    Missouri prepares to execute its 2nd inmate of 2017

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    Louis County, where Williams was convicted, reaffirmed his belief that Williams is guilty. Griffin Hardy, a spokesperson for Sister Helen Prejean's anti-death penalty organisation Ministry Against the Death Penalty, told Al Jazeera: "The fact of the matter is DNA evidence shows that Marcellus Williams was not involved in this crime".
  • Majority Say Prejudice Has Gone Up Under Trump

    Majority Say Prejudice Has Gone Up Under Trump

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    This week, the President has condemned violence, bigotry and hatred on "both sides" of the riot; however, this balanced approach has been greeted with intense criticism. A day later, however, Mr Trump reversed course and again blamed "both sides", criticising liberal-leaning counterprotesters for acting "very, very violently" during a defiant news conference at Trump Tower in NY.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 batteries recalled for overheating risk

    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 batteries recalled for overheating risk

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    They allegedly have an anomaly that causes them to overheat. On the back, we have a dual lens camera that's flanked on the right side by the heart rate sensor and the rear-facing fingerprint sensor. As for photographic capabilities, the brochure reveals that the dual camera on the Galaxy Note 8 will have a f/1.7 lenses with support for 2x optical zoom and Optical Image Stabilization.
  • Points of agreement and disagreement in triple talaq verdict

    Points of agreement and disagreement in triple talaq verdict

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    The dissenting opinion of Chief Justice Khehar and Justice Nazeer considers triple talaq , despite being discriminatory, to be protected by freedom of religion in the Constitution. Men didn't even need to be in the presence of their wives to do it because they could do it via letter or over the phone, explains The New York Times .
  • Cornyn pleased with Trump's new Afghanistan plan

    Cornyn pleased with Trump's new Afghanistan plan

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    Indeed, Donald Trump himself often calls the nonexistent bill his "tax cut" plan, rather than "tax reform". In three particular instances over the last ten days, we have seen President Trump listen to the wise counsel of those around him and come to a full understating of a situation, demonstrate the courage to adapt his positions based on that feedback and the conditions around him and take actions designed to align with, create and build consensus.
  • Senate probe into killing of Kian delos Santos

    Senate probe into killing of Kian delos Santos

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    The President issued the statement after some groups deplored the rising death toll linked to the government's war on drugs . But did they say anything about freeing Bulacan from the drug problem? Accompanied by community officials, officers carrying drug tests asked residents if they were willing to submit urine samples.
  • Apple may announce new iPhone on September 12

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    According to reports , the device will come with a wireless charging pad that will be sold separately when the iPhone 8 is launched, supposedly , along with the "S" versions of the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus on September 12 .
  • Catalan Police Kill Man Suspected of Barcelona Terror Attack

    Catalan Police Kill Man Suspected of Barcelona Terror Attack

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    The police in Catalonia are now on the hunt for Moroccan-born Younes Abouyaaqoub , whom Spanish newspaper El Pais has named as the van driver, said BBC . The investigation will now broaden beyond Spain to see if the attackers received worldwide help, said Trapero. On Saturday police raided the house of an imam in the town of Ripoll , who has been accused of radicalising members of the cell and overseeing its operations.
  • Trump gets some things right on Afghanistan — Glavin

    Trump gets some things right on Afghanistan — Glavin

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    Even with the addition of Trump's 4,000 troops, the US will have about 12,500 soldiers in country. The first No is no deadline for troop withdrawal. It calls the shots on key parts of Pakistan's foreign policy, including ties with the United States, Afghanistan and arch-foe India . A "negotiated settlement" with the Taliban would do that, sort of: If the Islamists agreed to join a coalition government with moderates and abide by the country's democratic constitution, America could declare ...
  • Protests at Trump rally in Phoenix

    Protests at Trump rally in Phoenix

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    The president addressed supporters for over one hour, as protests continued outside the venue. "If they can do what they did to me, they can do it to anybody". "The obstructionist Democrats would like us not to do it". "Here's what I said on Saturday: 'We're closely following the bad events unfolding in Charlottesville , Va.' This is me speaking: 'We condemn in the strongest, possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence.' That's me speaking on Saturday, right ...
  • 1 in 10 Americans Say Neo-Nazi Views Are 'Acceptable'

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    Then there is Donald Trump , who also has shown two sides, most dramatically in the past 10 days. Trump called Flake "toxic". Kevin Sharer, the former CEO of Amgen, for example, identified listening as the most critical skill for effective leadership, a sentiment I hear echoed continually from business leaders in my ongoing work on identifying the most critical skills for successful leadership.
  • Millions of Americans Tolerate neo-Nazi Views, Poll Finds

    Millions of Americans Tolerate neo-Nazi Views, Poll Finds

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    On the day of the attacks, August 12, which included one man driving a vehicle into anti-white supremacist protesters, Trump condemned the violence and hatred "on many sides" but did not mention any white supremacist group by name. No, Donald Trump , both sides were not equally responsible for the violence in Charlottesville . Strategist Steve Bannon last week became the latest top White House official to be shown the door.
  • North Korea Envoy: US Pressure Feeds Our Nuclear Program

    North Korea Envoy: US Pressure Feeds Our Nuclear Program

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    Under Kim, Pyongyang has made rapid strides in its ballistic missile technology, which it is banned from pursuing under United Nations resolutions that have slapped it with seven sets of sanctions. A recent propaganda video released by the rogue regime shows President Trump looking out over a field of crosses in a graveyard in Guam. The photos were carried in the morning edition of the Rodong Sinmun , the ruling party's newspaper, and released by the Korean Central News Agency just ...
  • 700 million reasons to dream

    700 million reasons to dream

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    To put it in perspective, $700 million in dollar bills would weigh 770 tons, said Jeff Holyfield of the Michigan Lottery. It can stretch from the nation's capital past Baltimore, Maryland going for nearly 50 miles. With a big smile and sheet full of numbers, Sandra Limon says she is buying for family and friends. For the latest on Michigan Lottery, check out the official Michigan Lottery site , which also offers more information on instant tickets, raffles and other lottery games.
  • Donald Trump lampoons 'sick' media during 78-minute rally speech in Phoenix

    Donald Trump lampoons 'sick' media during 78-minute rally speech in Phoenix

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    Lemon felt Trump's words had "reopened the race wound" of Charlottesville but moreover, the president's performance was another reminder that he wasn't fit for the role, describing him as " unhinged " and "embarrassing". "(.) I must be honest (.) Personally, I don't think we can make a deal because we have been so badly taken advantage of", Trump said. He criticized the media for giving a "platform to hate groups".
  • Lee's place in history was sealed when he rebelled (Your letters)

    Lee's place in history was sealed when he rebelled (Your letters)

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    We don't glorify traitors. The specific right they fought for was the right for white people to own slaves, and there's really no way to play that angle down, although some whites have tried to for generations. In Baltimore last week, for example, four of the city's Confederate statues were removed quietly overnight. That's a far less controversial stance - new polls show many Americans share his views on the statues, or are at least unsure how they feel about them.
  • Sarah Sanders: 'No action' on Arpaio pardon Tuesday

    Sarah Sanders: 'No action' on Arpaio pardon Tuesday

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    KKK? ". "I didn't say I love you because you're black, or I love you because you're white", Trump said to a cheering crowd at the convention center. "They don't want to report the facts - just like they don't want to report that I spoke out forcefully against hatred and condemned the white supremacists ", he said of the media.
  • Trump's lack of details on Afghanistan plan prompts mixed reactions

    Trump's lack of details on Afghanistan plan prompts mixed reactions

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    In a speech Monday night, Trump said the United States will ramp up military engagement in the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan . The Afghan army needs a stronger boost from U.S. Tim Kaine, D-Va., a member of the Foreign Relations Committee who is leading a bipartisan push to approve a new Authorized Use of Military Force. "All of that is important to stabilising Afghanistan as a nation", he said.
  • Clemson Fifth in Associated Press Preseason Poll

    Clemson Fifth in Associated Press Preseason Poll

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    In 1964, Gomer Jones' first team was ranked No. 2. Wisconsin , 10, Oklahoma State , 11. Coming off a 10-3 season and a victory over MI in the Orange Bowl, Florida State got four first-place votes and was third in the poll - the 16th time since 1988 the Seminoles have started the season in the Top 5.