Day archives: December 29th, 2016

In his latest controversial statement, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, known for his bloody anti-drug war that has killed thousands, threatened to throw corrupt officials out of a helicopter, saying he has done it before, to a kidnapper, and won’t hesitate to do it again. “I will pick you up in a helicopter to Manila, and …

about an ongoing probe into suspicions surrounding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

JERUSALEM — Israel’s Justice Ministry and police say they will issue an update “in due time” about an ongoing probe into suspicions surrounding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israeli media are reporting that the attorney general will soon announce a criminal investigation into Netanyahu. The Justice Ministry would not confirm the reports, but issued a brief …

Innovates in ways that Google and Apple can’t

Innovates in ways that Google and Apple can’t The Echo, Amazon’s voice-controlled speaker, was a big hit this holiday season. Amazon is keeping specific sales figures under wraps, but the company says it sold nine times as many Echo devices during the holidays as it did a year earlier. It’s the latest example of Amazon …

Proposes tax discount for all

The Express Tribune : Business proposes tax discount for all By Shahbaz Rana Published: December 29, 2016 ISLAMABAD: Giving the amnesty scheme to only the realty sector is discriminatory and the government should extend similar benefits to all sectors of the economy, particularly the industrial sector, recommended the Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Revenue. …

Kerry’s Blunt Words for Israel Denounced by Lawmakers in Both Parties

Kerry’s Blunt Words for Israel Denounced by Lawmakers in Both Parties By JONATHAN MARTINDEC. 28, 2016 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Photo “Secretary Kerry’s speech today was at best a pointless tirade in the waning days of an outgoing administration,” Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona, said on Wednesday. Credit Ints Kalnins/Reuters …

Required to put in extra effort to keep the Larkana seat

ISLAMABAD: Former President Asif Ali Zardari and Bilawal will win the two National Assembly seats of Sindh but their Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) will have to work hard particularly in the Larkana constituency where the Bhuttos have never lost. The PPP assisted by the Sindh government will be required to put in extra effort to …