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UK Brexit chief dismisses $64.8 billion European Union payment reports

UK Brexit chief dismisses $64.8 billion European Union payment reports

David Davis has accused negotiator Michel Barnier of trying to put pressure on Britain over the divorce fee. Despite analysis that shows Britain is in credit with the European Union and has over the years paid in significantly more than it has ever received, Mr Davis told Marr: "We'll still be paying something", but said the payments wouldn't last long and wouldn't continue into the "medium to long-term". Read More

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Body of missing Temple University student found

Body of missing Temple University student found

Hupperterz in Hawley Pa approximately 141 miles from Philadelphia where he was taken into custody and transported to Central Detectives for further investigation into the disappearance of Jenna Burleigh . According to 6ABC , homes in Jenkintown and Lackawanna County were also searched. Ed Burleigh, Jenna's father, posted about his daughter's death in a Facebook post Saturday evening, saying his daughter was "now in heaven". Read More

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PM Modi arrives in China to attend BRICS summit

PM Modi arrives in China to attend BRICS summit

There the two countries will focus on exploring new areas of cooperation. Modi is also expected to meet the president of Egypt and KV Kamath, the president of the New Development Bank established by the BRICS countries on Monday. "The agenda of the 9th BRICS Summit includes important global issues, such as economics and worldwide economic governance; peace and security; people-to-people exchanges; institutional development and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development", the press ... Read More

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Tamil Nadu girl, who filed case against Neet, ends life

Tamil Nadu girl, who filed case against Neet, ends life

She could not secure MBBS seat as NEET score was the basis for medical counselling this year. "If NEET comes as an eligibility criteria, I will be ruled out of the race as I have a mere 86 marks", she was quoted as saying by a report. Tamil Nadu Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar, who made regular television appearances to assure students that they would be exempt from NEET, Sept. 1 urged the students not to resort such an extreme step. Read More

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Renowned doctor's body found near Worli seaface

Renowned doctor's body found near Worli seaface

Speaking to mid-day, Mumbai police spokesperson and Deputy Commissioner of Police Rashmi Karandikar, said, "We found his body at 6.30 am and have sent it to Sion Hospital for a post-mortem". Four people were killed in Thane, another four died in Palghar in the backdrop of incessant rains. The police said that some people heard his voice. Read More

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US Destroyer Shoots Down Missile in Test Off Hawai'i

US Destroyer Shoots Down Missile in Test Off Hawai'i

One of Raytheon's most advanced missiles intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile during a test near Hawaii on Tuesday, Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems and the U.S. The principal objective of the launch was test to a new targeting software created to enable the SM-6 to intercept a ballistic missile warhead descending from the upper atmosphere at extreme speed. Read More

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Donald Trump Snubs Gary Cohn in Tax Policy Speech; Praises Daughter Ivanka

Donald Trump Snubs Gary Cohn in Tax Policy Speech; Praises Daughter Ivanka

The specifics are expected to get hammered out in House and Senate committees, The White House told reporters. (President Trump) "I'm calling on Congress to provide a level playing field for our workers and our companies". "In 1986, Ronald Reagan led the world by cutting our corporate tax rate to 34 percent". Claire McCaskill, a vulnerable Democrat in a state Trump carried overwhelmingly in 2016, to join in supporting the tax reform push. Read More

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Kurdistan to seriously monitor, investigate transfer of 'terrorists' near Iraqi border: Spokesperson

Kurdistan to seriously monitor, investigate transfer of 'terrorists' near Iraqi border: Spokesperson

Iraqis on Tuesday denounced a deal allowing Islamic State group fighters to evacuate a Syrian-Lebanese frontier region towards the Iraqi border. He said Iraq was battling the fighters, not sending them to Syria. "It had no choice but to accept our conditions", he added, emphasizing Hezbollah's role in revealing the fate of the slaughtered Lebanese soldiers and securing their bodies. Read More

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Iran voices concerns over Rohingya muslims in Myanmar

Iran voices concerns over Rohingya muslims in Myanmar

Soldiers had detained and returned almost 500 Rohingya trying to cross the border since Monday, Shariful Islam Jamaddar, a deputy commander of BGB, told AFP. Rohingya Muslims are a persecuted minority in Myanmar , which is predominantly Buddhist. Bangladeshi border guards, who had provided them with food and water, on Monday sought to push them back to their own country. Read More

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Trump tweets show frustration over 'worst' NAFTA deal, border wall funding

Trump tweets show frustration over 'worst' NAFTA deal, border wall funding

During his campaign, Trump repeatedly insisted that the multi-billion-dollar cost of the wall would be borne by Mexico, an idea scornfully dismissed by Mexican officials. "Mexico will pay for it through reimbursement/other", CNN reported. "On this threat of the government shutdown if Congress doesn't secure funding for this wall, how is that not a concession from this White House that Mexico isn't actually going to pay for this wall and American taxpayers will?" a reporter asked. Read More

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Trump's sanctions on Venezuela and threats to its economy

Trump's sanctions on Venezuela and threats to its economy

On August 11, US President Donald Trump sent shockwaves through Venezuela's political establishment when he announced that "a military option is certainly something we could pursue" to end the South American nation's crisis . Trump said earlier this month that he would not rule out a " military option " in Venezuela . The event, attended by military officials from China , Belarus and Russian Federation, was a prelude to military exercises Maduro called for this weekend as a deterrent ... Read More

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Masked Anarchists Attack Pro-Trump Demonstrators in Berkeley

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , did her part by labeling it a "white supremacist rally at Crissy Field" - there's no indication Pelosi was asked to support her statement with facts. This pattern - police coming and then leaving, Trump supporters trying to speak out, but getting hit and driven away by black-hooded protesters - continued for the next two hours. Read More

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Trump slams GOP leaders on border wall, debt limit, health bill

Trump slams GOP leaders on border wall, debt limit, health bill

And/but: Trump seems to be spoiling for a fight with Republicans in Congress and appears to have settled on playing a game of chicken with Ryan and McConnell on shutting down the government if money for his border wall isn't provided. Top Democrats meanwhile urged Republican leaders to act responsibly and commit to avoiding a government default. Republicans just have to be willing to use it. Read More

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