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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Nancy Pelosi sets a deadline this week for getting a stimulus deal before the election

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. | Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc/Getty Images Pelosi is still negotiating with the White House while Senate Republicans push their own stimulus bill. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday set a tight timeline for getting a new stimulus deal done...

One Good Thing: This animated miniseries perfectly captures the loneliness of autumn

Wirt and Greg find themselves among the pumpkin people of Pottsfield. | Cartoon Network Over the Garden Wall is like a forgotten fairy tale, and it can be watched in under two hours. One Good Thing is Vox’s recommendations series. In each edition,...

New ceasefire agrees over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh

Karabakh sees fresh fighting despite ceasefire. A new ceasefire agreed between Armenia and Azerbaijan to halt fighting over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh was again failing to hold on Monday as both sides accused each other of fresh attacks. The truce, backed by international mediators to...

US election 2020: Joe Biden mocks Donald Trump, wants him to keep one ‘promise’

Democratic presidential candidate, Joe Biden's campaign on Sunday released an ad that urges President Donald Trump to keep one promise that he has made repeatedly during his campaign for the US election 2020. President Trump, warning crowds of voting against him in the November 15...

John Cornyn becomes the latest Senate Republican to ramp up criticism of Trump

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) at Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing on October 14, 2020 in Washington, DC. | Tom Williams/Pool/Getty Images Cornyn is among the lawmakers campaigning for reelection who have signaled distance from the president. Texas Sen. John...

Trump keeps on holding rallies even as Covid-19 cases surge

President Donald Trump gestures during a campaign rally on October 17, 2020, in Muskegon, Michigan. | Rey Del Rio/Getty Images “Pixie dust and pseudoscience” in the Trump White House. As US coronavirus cases begin to climb again for the third time this year...

Sen. David Perdue’s racist treatment of Sen. Kamala Harris’s name was all too familiar 

Sen. David Perdue, R-GA, poses for a photo with Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, September 30, 2020, in Washington, DC. | Anna Moneymaker/Pool/AFP/Getty Images Perdue’s actions framed Harris as someone who’s different. Sen. David Perdue...

The return of “lock her up”: Trump won’t stop attacking Gretchen Whitmer

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer introduces Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at Beech Woods Recreation Center October 16, 2020, in Southfield, Michigan. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Whitmer accused Trump of inciting domestic terrorism on Sunday. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has called on President Donald...

Nancy Pelosi sets a 48-hour deadline for getting a stimulus deal before the election

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. | Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc/Getty Images Pelosi is still negotiating with the White House while Senate Republicans push their own stimulus bill. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi just set a tight timeline for getting a new stimulus deal done before...

SNL takes on dueling Trump and Biden town halls in its cold open

Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Images SNL joked that the two town halls were like watching “a Hallmark movie and an alien autopsy.” If the two town halls — one with President Donald Trump and one with Democratic nominee Joe Biden — on Thursday...

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Pakistan to remain on FATF’s grey list for now

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on Friday announced that Pakistan will continue to remain in its "increased monitoring list" — referred to more...

Qureshi warns of ‘trap’ laid by India to ‘drag Pakistan back to ICJ’

Foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday warned against falling into the "trap" laid by India with which it seeks to drag Pakistan back...

Reference against Justice Qazi Faez Isa filed in complete disregard of the law: Supreme...

The judicial reference filed against Supreme Court Justice Qazi Faez Isa was filed in complete disregard of the law, the Supreme Court of Pakistan...

Second coronavirus wave in Pakistan: Alarm bells ringing at NCOC as all indicators turn...

In continuation with a series of escalating warnings, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) has sounded the alarm over the average positivity ratio...

PM Calls meeting of government, party spokespersons

Prime Minister Imran Khan has summoned a meeting of party and government spokespersons which will be held on Friday evening. According to the sources  a...

CM Buzdar inaugurates Punjab Rozgar Scheme

Chief Minister (CM) Usman Buzdar has inaugurated Punjab Rozgar Scheme which is said to be the largest employment programme in the history of the...