Given those objections, as Congress returns from its Fourth of July break next week, how will House Republicans react to the hot potato that's just been dropped in their lap? If they won't pass the Senate bill, but they still hope to forge an agreement with the upper chamber, which proposals will be watered down or amped up? And what might those alterations mean for the bill's future? … [Read more...] about What will the House do on immigration reform?
An editorial in the People’s Daily, the official newspaper of China’s Communist Party, said some external forces with ulterior motives have been issuing so-called “Hong Kong-related statements” for a while, threatening to “strongly respond”, and lobbying for “immediate attention”. … [Read more...] about Hong Kong officials say Trump ‘completely wrong’ to end city’s special status
After the 1996 Treaty of Mahakali (Kali river is also called Mahakali/Sarada further downstream) that envisaged the Pancheshwar multipurpose hydel project, the issue of the origin of Kali river was first raised in 1997. The matter was referred to the Joint Technical Level Boundary Committee that had been set up in 1981 to re-identify and replace the old and damaged boundary pillars along the India-Nepal border. The Committee clarified 98% of the boundary, leaving behind the unresolved issues of Kalapani and Susta (in the Terai) when it was dissolved in 2008. It was subsequently agreed that the matter would be discussed at the Foreign Secretary level. Meanwhile, the project to convert the 80-km track from Ghatibagar to Lipulekh into a hardtop road began in 2009 without any objections from Nepal. … [Read more...] about For a reset in India-Nepal relations
The media can continue this sick charade that they are objective journalists, but half the nation knows better, and the other half probably does, too. But many approve of the media's odious behavior because they applaud a media at war with a president they loathe. Anyone familiar with media "fact-checkers" knows that today's left describes contrary opinions as lies. … [Read more...] about David Limbaugh: Kayleigh McEnany gets vitriol hurled at her daily by liberal media — and it proves this
President Buhari also commiserated with the government and people of Bauchi State, management and staff of NNPC over the passing of Dr Baru, who he said worked very hard to initiate reforms in “virtually all departments of the of the corporation, bringing it up to speed with global trends and best practices.” … [Read more...] about Buhari reconstitutes NNPC Board