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Ed Sheeran Had A Cameo Game Of Thrones Season 7 Premiere


The fact that the actress Maisie Williams , who played in the series the youngest daughter of ned stark, is a big fan of creativity of the musician. On Twitter, one viewer called Ed's appearance "random" and likened it to an 'SNL skit'. With Ed being a fan of the classic show, complete with a Blinky the three-eyed fish tattoo and everything, him being in the show was a natural transition. Read More »

Trump admin considering new sanctions on China over North Korea ties

South Korea has proposed talks with North Korea to ease animosities along their tense border and resume family reunions . During a speech in the German capital this month, President Moon said the two sides should mutually halt hostile acts across the military demarcation line, in line with the 64th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice Treaty on July 27th. Read More »

Texas bathroom bill may shape 2018 GOP primary campaigns


State. Rep. Chris Turner , D-Grand Prairie, chair of the House Democratic Caucus, said he hopes the governor will consider formally adding some Democratic priorities to the special session agenda, criticizing numerous current agenda items as "dangerous", "divisive" or "non-issues". Read More »

First West Nile-associated death of 2017 reported in Tarrant County


Health officials said the weather could be a factor. The health department says four out of five people bitten by an infected mosquito won't experience any illness. Keep doors and windows closed. "Residents are urged to do their part to prevent mosquitoes from breeding by inspecting and eliminating all standing water from their properties". Read More »

US House Minority Leader Expresses Concern N. Korea Could Sell Weapons


Park's conservative government said 70 percent of the US dollars paid as wages and fees at Kaesong was channeled to the North's ruling party. Both countries pledged to work in unison to stop Kim Jong Un's nuclear missile projects. China has slashed imports of coal from North Korea even as overall trade between the countries continues to rise. "We have carried out the United Nations resolution strictly", Huang said. Read More »

Larissa Waters, deputy Greens leader, quits in latest citizenship bungle


Under section 44 of the Australian Constitution, persons with dual citizenship are "not permitted to stand for election and that a person must take "reasonable steps" to renounce their citizenship of the other country". Waters said she had lawyers look over her status over the weekend, following her colleague's discovery, and discovered late Monday afternoon she held dual-citizenship. Read More »

S. Korea prepares to propose military talks to NK


If realized, the talks would be the first inter-Korean dialogue since December 2015. Despite the worldwide opprobrium over its nuclear ambitions, North Korea has managed to take advantage of a loophole in United Nations sanctions by increasing its exports of iron ore. Read More »

As Tensions Mount, South Korea Proposes Military Talks with DPRK


Its most recent test, of an intercontinental missile on July 4, confirmed fears it was a step closer to being able to hit the mainland United States. "It is ridiculous, indeed, that such warmonger talked about "non-military counteraction" and 'diplomatic solution, '" the newspaper wrote, likely referencing Mattis's " mad dog " nickname. Read More »

Monsoon session of Parliament begins

Other than this, during the session, the government is also hoping to get a number of bills passed by the Parliament , including Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill; Whistle blowers' Protection Bill; Citizenship (Amendment) Bill; Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill; Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill; Enemy Property (Amendment) Bill; Consumer Protection Bill; and Companies (Amendment) Bill. Read More »

US Intelligence Alleges UAE Hacked Qatari Government Sites Sparking Crisis


The Qatari emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani , was falsely quoted as praising Hamas , a Palestinian Sunni-Islamic movement, and saying that Iran was an "Islamic power". The main problem with Qatar is its alliance with extremist ideology and its spending of billions of dollars to support individuals and terrorist organizations, UAE News Agency WAM reported on Monday. Read More »

Woman dragged along Rome metro platform after bag gets stuck in door


Italian news outlets reported passengers on board tried unsuccessfully to activate emergency brakes, and that the woman was later taken to intensive care. He is now under investigation, but authorities have not taken disciplinary action against him. Tonelli said that while he's "devastated" by what happened, he doesn't believe he should shoulder all the blame for what happened. Read More »

North Korea war would leave '64000 dead in first THREE HOURS'

If North Korea accepts the South's offer for the military talks, it would be the first official governmental talks between the two Koreas since vice ministerial talks were held in December 2015. Army personnel and spectators gather at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang on July 6 to celebrate the successful test launch of intercontinental ballistic rocket Hwasong-14 in this photo, released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on July 7. Read More »

Big 12 Media Days: Bob Stoops recognized by commissioner Bob Bowlsby

Is there a possibility that a different team would win? In that sense, Bowlsby said they are competing at a high level financially with the other top conferences. First-year coach Lincoln Riley - along with players Baker Mayfield, Orlando Brown, Ogbonnia Okoronkwo and Steven Parker - will meet the media on Monday. Read More »

UAE Hacked Qatar Government, Social Media Websites

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently concluded several days of shuttle diplomacy in the Gulf, but he departed the region without any public signs of a resolution. The report served as a pretext for Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE to all accuse Qatar of supporting terrorist groups and to subsequently cut off diplomatic and transport ties . Read More »

UAE behind hacking of Qatari media, reason for Qatar diplomatic crisis


Saudi Arabia and its allies then imposed sanctions on Doha on 5 June, including closing its only land border, denying Qatar access to their airspace and ordering their citizens back from the emirate. Qatar rejected the demands, insisting that the list was so draconian that it was created to be turned down. Throughout the crisis President Donald Trump and his White House have been at odds with the State Department led by Rex Tillerson who has emphasized the need for compromise and said ... Read More »

Not bound by JIT: SC


Talking to a private news channel, he said despite the reservations, Sharif family extended full cooperation to the JIT. The JIT was tasked by Supreme Court to probe Sharif 's offshore assets and companies revealed a year ago by Panama Papers leak. Read More »

Afghan forces recapture Nawa district from Taliban in Helmand


According to Long War Journal, the Taliban had held Nawa for about nine months after a suicide bomber detonated a vehicle and accompanying Taliban forces took control of government buildings. "The vast majority of the ABP officers are from Helmand, many from Nawa, and they are aggressively fighting to clear insurgents from Nawa district". No members of the small task force accompanied Afghans on combat missions, but as part of the expeditionary advising package, the Marines "go to ... Read More »

Monsoon session 2017 begins today, here is the agenda


The party is discussing with other Opposition parties to table an adjournment motion to discuss these issues. JD (U) leader Sharad Yadav has accused the Modi government of failing to fulfil its promises to create jobs and said the opposition parties would raise the matter in Parliament. Read More »

$90M spent million fighting BC wildfires since April 1


About 170 wildfires were burning across the province's central and southern Interior, including three around Williams Lake, where 11,000 people were on standby to leave their homes. The province has spent $90 million on fighting 188,928 hectares of wildfires since April 1. In the event of an evacuation, Reception Centres will be opened if required. Read More »

Kid Rock: Americans 'Should Be Able to Easily' Navigate Tax, Health Laws


I concede she is better at playing politics than I am so I'll keep doing what I do best, which is being a voice for tax paying, hardworking AMERICANS and letting politicians like her know that We the People are sick and exhausted of their bullshit! It looks like Kid Rock is shaping up his policies in his bid for a seat in the U.S. Read More »

S Korea seeks rare talks with DPRK


Seoul's olive branch comes as US President Donald J. Trump signals frustration with the pace of efforts by China, North Korea's long-time ally and top trading partner, to pressure Kim back to the bargaining table. Prospects for talks on family reunions are less good because North Korea has previously demanded that South Korea repatriate some North Korean defectors living in the South before any reunions take place, according to the analysts. Read More »

Tromba d'aria abbattuta su spiaggia lido di Ostia, alcuni feriti


Diverse sdraio ed ombrelloni hanno iniziati a volteggiare colpendo diversi bagnanti: alcuni di loro hanno riportato solo qualche contusione mentre un uomo è stato trasportato all'ospedale Grassi in codice rosso. Sul posto sono intervenuti i vigili del fuoco e la polizia municipale; la strada è stata chiusa al traffico per le operazioni di pulizia della carreggiata. Read More »

2 more GOP senators oppose health bill, killing it for now


While McCain's recovery will give the CBO more time to score the legislation before senators vote, it's still unlikely that the delay will provide enough time to score Cruz's proposal. It includes a provision Texas Republican Sen. CNN: Health Care: Will Moderate Republicans Sink The Bill? Also weighing in was the American Medical Association, the physicians' organization, which said Medicaid cuts and "inadequate subsidies" in the bill would lead to "millions of Americans losing ... Read More »

Sen. Warren compares new GOP health bill to movie 'zombie'


Given the additional time, they said, Senate committees should hold hearings to solicit opinions from the public and from experts on health care and insurance. And these plans could come with high deductibles or financial limits on coverage since insurers wouldn't have to adhere to the Obamacare rules that curtail how much enrollees have to pay out-of-pocket. Read More »

Duterte gets recommendations seeking martial law extension


Through Proclamation 216, the President placed the Mindanao under martial law and suspended the writ of habeas corpus on May 23. Duterte signed Proclamation No. Duterte is expected to announce this week whether he will extend a 60-day declaration of martial law in the southern region to deal with the Marawi insurrection, the most serious security crisis he has faced since assuming power in June a year ago. Read More »

No tsunami threat to Hawaii after 2 big quakes off Russia


This is the second strongest quake of 2017. But the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center lifted that forecast a short time later, saying it did not expect "a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami", and adding there was no threat to Hawaii. Earlier, the United States Geological Survey reported a powerful quake of magnitude 7.4, 300 kilometers west of Attu, the westernmost and largest island in the Near Islands group of Alaska's Aleutian Islands. Read More »