Americas

Pakistan committed to eliminating conflict-related sexual violence: Maleeha Lodhi

Pakistan committed to eliminating conflict-related sexual violence: Maleeha Lodhi

UNITED NATIONS:  Pakistan, on Tuesday, called on the international community to convert political-will into practical action to end conflict-related sexual violence that poses a threat to world peace and security. “The world has watched in horror as several state and non-state actors have employed rape and sexual abuse as a deliberate policy to subdue and […]

Ransomware attack again thrusts US spy agency into unwanted spotlight

Ransomware attack again thrusts US spy agency into unwanted spotlight

WASHINGTON:  An unprecedented global cyber attack that infected computers in at least 150 countries beginning on Friday has unleashed a new wave of criticism of the US National Security Agency. The attack was made possible by a flaw in Microsoft’s Windows software that the NSA used to build a hacking tool for its own use […]

FBI chief’s firing highlights Trump media team chaos

FBI chief’s firing highlights Trump media team chaos

FBI chief’s firing highlights Trump media team chaos WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump’s shock dismissal of FBI chief James Comey this week not only unleashed a political firestorm in Washington — it also revealed the discordant sounds emanating from his communications team. It was a complicated week for the Republican billionaire and his spokespersons – one that […]

White House defends Trump invitation to Duterte despite human rights criticism

White House defends Trump invitation to Duterte despite human rights criticism

Desk Report WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Sunday defended President Donald Trump’s decision to invite Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to Washington, saying his cooperation was needed to counter North Korea, even as the administration faced human rights criticism for its overture to Manila. Trump issued the invitation on Saturday night in what the […]

Kim Kardashian’s (Rumored) Plastic Surgeon Says Her Butt is ‘Too Big’ and Should Be a Warning

Kim Kardashian’s (Rumored) Plastic Surgeon Says Her Butt is ‘Too Big’ and Should Be a Warning

The plastic surgery doctor who is rumoured to be man who created Kim Kardashian’s famous bottom has compared it to a balloon which has been blown up and then deflated. Dr Aardon Rollins of Elite Body Sculptures – the website of which describes him as “the liposuction doctor to the stars” – also said that […]

A doctor called his broker during a delivery. It will cost $33.8 million.

A doctor called his broker during a delivery. It will cost $33.8 million.

Desk Report MIAMI, FLA. Marla Dixon was in the final stage of labor and ready to deliver a baby boy when the obstetrician arrived at her bedside at North Shore Medical Center in Miami. It was not a high-risk pregnancy. But over the next 90 minutes, the doctor made a series of missteps that led […]

Donald Trump’s next 100 days

Donald Trump’s next 100 days

Desk Report Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump will spend his next 100 days trying to get things done that he once confidently predicted he would accomplish in his first 100 days in office. The White House spent last week fending off unflattering critiques of Trump’s first three months in the Oval Office, claiming he had racked […]

Congress reaches spending deal, lowering odds of government shutdown

Congress reaches spending deal, lowering odds of government shutdown

Our Desk WASHINGTON–Congress has reached an agreement to fund the federal government until September in a bipartisan deal that rejected President Donald Trump’s demand for a border wall and non-defense domestic spending cuts, according to a senior congressional aide. The spending bill will allocate $1.5 billion for additional technology and infrastructure on the border, but […]

After the Fyre Festival disaster, maybe don’t trust models like Bella Hadid when they sell you things

After the Fyre Festival disaster, maybe don’t trust models like Bella Hadid when they sell you things

Monitoring Desk Now that the complete disaster that was Fyre Festival is over, it’s time for the very attractive people who promoted the event to apologize. On Saturday, model Bella Hadid let her fans know she was sorry about what went down. View image on Twitter That’s an apology, sort of. I mean, maybe don’t […]

Hasan Minhaj’s best jokes at White House correspondents’ dinner

Hasan Minhaj’s best jokes at White House correspondents’ dinner

News Desk US President Donald Trump missed the first White House Correspondents’ Association dinner of his presidency but that didn’t keep the night’s entertainer, comedian Hasan Minhaj, from targeting him. The Indian-Muslim who is a comedian on the ‘Daily Show’ used his 25 minute long monologue to address “the elephant not in the room”. Here is a list […]

Trump set for first meeting with Palestinian president

Trump set for first meeting with Palestinian president

Agency RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES:  US President Donald Trump meets Mahmud Abbas Wednesday for their first face-to-face talks, with the Palestinian leader hoping the billionaire businessman’s unpredictable approach can inject life into long-stalled peace efforts. Abbas makes the trip to Washington while politically unpopular back home, but hoping Trump can pressure Israel into concessions he believes […]