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Newsbytes Jul 18 2019

PTI GOVT WOES TO RECOVER TAXPAYERS’ MONIES:
Camp offices, medical expenses…
Zardari: Rs3.17 billion + 164 vehicles for personal security
Nawaz: Rs4.32 billion
Shahbaz: Rs8.73 billion

AND…
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi: Rs350 million…
Yousaf Raza Gilani: Rs240 million
Raja Pervez Ashraf: Rs320 million
Mamnoon: Rs300 million
Nawaz spent $400k during 2015 visit to US…
Used 556 times special chartered planes…

Trump’s tweet, “go back to where you came from” goes viral, after Federal guidance calls it’s ‘discrimination’…
Republicans Fret Over the Ugly Phrase… 

Trump: ‘If people want to leave our country, they can. If they don’t want to love our country, if they don’t want to fight for our country, they can. I’ll never change on that’…
Leans on issue of race in bid for 2nd term…


Pak military officer doffed beggar’s dress to detect and nab Indian spy Jadhav…

Iran, Pakistan agree to fence 900 km common border for counter-terrorism…

2 top men state witnesses against Abbasi in LNG case….
Former PM hauled up by NAB…
$2 billion losses… 
Anti-graft team visits Miftah Ismail’s Karachi residence…
‘Put us all in jail but we won’t stay quiet’…

Shahbaz Sharif family’s properties and vehicles frozen by NAB…


Populism can be beaten back by libraries. Really: The Economist


JuD chief Hafiz Saeed rounded up by Counter-Terrorism…
Trump hails arrest…
Khan to meet Trump on ‘So Asia’ peace on Jul 22…

Punjab moves to have Khadim Rizvi’s bail canceled…


Hasan and Hussain Nawaz properties to be confiscated…
Govt. to file lawsuit against Shahbaz in British courts…

Afghan Army General Killed In Insider Attack…


SPY JADHAV VERDICT…
…not going home
‘Victory for Pakistan’…

India fails to get its asset off the hook…
1. ICJ rejects request for spy’s “acquittal, release and return”…
2: Judicial review to be done by Pak Court system, not ICJ…
3: Death Sentence still stands…
4: Councillor access requested, but can be rejected under 2008 bilateral agreement…
5: Terrorism charges not annulled…

6. ICJ asks Pak to review Jadhav’s death penalty…

POLL: REPUBLICAN SUPPORT RISES!
TRUMP FOR 2020 ACTIVATED…

Foreign purchases of American homes plunge 36%…
Dump Treasurys, Liquidate Stocks…


Pak, Turkey military hold high level talks in Ankara…


PIA INTENSIFIES EFFORTS TO WREST BACK CONTROL OF ITS LARKANA HOTEL…

‘FISHY LNG DEAL’ SCUTTLED, GOVT ORDERS BIDDING…

Opp. announces anti-govt alliance…
PPP spearheading: PML-N; ANP; JUI-F; NP; JUP; PkMAP…
‘Black Day’ on Jul 25…

PTI using accountability to target Opp: Asfandyar
Maryam to hold cross-country protest rallies…
Political turmoil?
‘The Filthy Scene in Islamabad’: Perverted, Sadistic Politics…
3rd Option…

Zardari’s 32 ‘benami properties’ to be confiscated…
Sugar mills, trading Cos, construction Cos, cement factory, auto manufacturing Cos, holding Cos, consulting firms, gas Cos etc…

Several benami plots in Karachi’s posh areas also identified…
AAZ established bank without legal formalities, w/o paid-up capital…

Journos up in arms for ‘free media’…

Khan needs new PR?
PERCEPTION MNGMNT…


Pakistan’s airspace reopened for all – – including India…
…5 months after deadly border feud
Key airspace – – from Asia to Europe…


THE RESET…
Think Tank Holds seminar: ‘The Way Forward’…
Why China and U.S. Are Vying for Dominance in Pak: WSJ


State Bank raises key interest rate to 13.25%…


POT OF GOLD…
THE WAY FORWARD…
THIS?


GREAT People Who Flew With…
Former Prezs and PMs foreign travels being probed…
Personal use…


Exorcist pir’s accomplices beat man to death…
…for entering faith healer’s ‘women’s area’ (aastana)
Second marriage lands man in jail…


WORLD HEADLINES
FRONT PAGES UK  THE PAPERS

Turkey booted from F-35 program, after it purchases Russia’s S-400 Defense system…
60-year ally…
Was scheduled to buy 100 F-35 fighters…

Russis counter offers Turkey to buy its Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets instead…
17th plane loaded with S-400 parts leave for Turkey…

India will identify and expel all illegal (Muslim) immigrants: Home Minister

Violent confrontations rock Puerto Rico protests demanding gov step down…

Study finds most Americans would rather be living somewhere else…

America’s most secretive bases that are even more mysterious than ‘Area 51’…
US Air Force warns against storming Area 51 as ‘event’ reaches 1.5 million attendees…

Mandela honored by USAID…

NBCNEWS: Tape shows Trump, Epstein discussing women at 1992 party…

USA tries to muster flotilla as Iran suspected of seizing tanker… 
Britain sends third warship to Gulf…

Food delivery droid wants to use bike lanes…
Firefighters Happiest Workers in America!

U.S. should skip moon, head for Mars: Apollo 11’s Michael Collins…
NASA chief: ‘Moon is the proving ground, Mars is the destination’…
BEZOS: I spend my billions on space because we’re destroying Earth…
Musk wants to implant chips into human brains… 

UK raises alarm after mother held by Iran is taken to mental ward…

Hijab-wearing wrestler breaking barriers…

3,000 Saudis undergo intensive guidance and counseling on marriage…

STUDY: CHIMPANZEES BOND OVER WATCHING MOVIE TOGETHER…

Barefoot woman scaled face of Mount Rushmore — she almost made it to top!

Social Media Use Tied to Depression…
If you’re killing iguanas in Florida, do it in the ‘kindest manner possible,’ PETA says…

POLL: Republican support for Trump rises after his racially charged tweets…
GOODWIN: Why Trump must acknowledge that he went too far this time…
Polls show sour views of race relations…

Congress orders Pentagon to reveal if it used diseased ticks for biological warfare…
Schumer announces support for slavery reparations…

Threats against members of Congress increasing, Capitol police chief says…

UN ‘Deeply Concerned’ of New US Asylum Restrictions…
Likely to be challenged…

MS-13 gang members indicted after ‘medieval-style’ killing spree in LA….
Heart cut from chest…


Half of Germany blames media for upstaging perception on Islam…
Separated migrant families sue U.S. government, demand $3 million each…


MYSTERY: Snake-like UFO spotted again…
‘Emits energy beam’…

Ex-CNN analyst: Major news outlets ‘Zionist orgs’…

Nearly half of North Koreans are undernourished: UN


CHAOS: Pentagon installs third acting defense secretary of 2019…
Trump’s Dir. of Natl. Intel next?
Both differ on No. Korea, ISIS…


4 children drive 600 miles in stolen SUV…


Trump digs in against Democrat Congresswomen…
‘Many people agree with me’…
Republicans muted… 
Tweets too far?
Hollywood Erupts…

Canada, UK Condemn…


IRS eyeing inherited money with little-noticed tax grab…


REPORT: Black woman will be next 007…


Crowd of UFO fans seeking to ‘raid Area 51’ hits 1 million…
Air Force warns…

‘Can’t stop us all’…


Get out of USA, Trump told congresswomen!
‘YOU CAN’T LEAVE FAST ENOUGH’…
Pelosi slammed ‘xenophobic’ Trump…
Cortez fired back: We don’t fear you!
Democrats to force impeachment vote…
FLASHBACK Lindsey Graham: Trump is ‘race-baiting, xenophobic bigot’…
‘He doesn’t have a clue about anything, he is just trying to get his numbers up’…
 


US auth. found drug smugglers on submarine: Dramatic footage…


US Army building ‘smart’ landmines for future combat…
ENDLESS WAR: U.S. Service Member Killed In Afghanistan…

Tennessee (GOP) gov. blasted for declaration honoring Confederate general and KKK leader…


Europe out to save Iran nuke deal…


The Night the Lights Went Out on Broadway… 
5 HOURS OF DARKNESS… 
STUNS MIDTOWN, UPPER WEST SIDE OF MANHATTAN…
Con Ed can’t explain what caused…

EU’s GPS satellites down for days in mysterious outage…


The Norwegian island where sun shines 24 hours a day and locals want to BAN TIME…

CLAIM: Watching Porn Produces as Much Carbon Dioxide as Whole Countries…