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Aug 26, 2016

Burkini ban: The war on terror shouldn’t begin inside a woman’s wardrobe

It said the burkini was liable to offend the "religious convictions or (religious) non-convictions of other users of the beach,” and “be felt as a defiance or a provocation exacerbating tensions felt by” the community. #burkini #Burkini ban #CriticalPoint #discrimination #France #Islam #Saudi Arabia #Women's rights

Aug 24, 2016

Hillary Clinton enjoys edge as Donald Trump polls miserably with Indian-Americans, Hispanics, African-Americans

Hillary Clinton continues to hold a large national lead over Trump — 50 percent to 42 percent — weeks after the Democratic National Convention, according to the latest NBC News Survey among registered voters. #2012 US presidential election #Alan Donald #Asian-Americans #ConnectTheDots #Democratic National Convention #Hillary Clinton #Hispanics #Indian- Americans #US presidential campaign

Aug 22, 2016

US temporarily freezes EB-1 citizenship visa for China and India as applicants hit the limit

Immigration lawyers explained that the EB-1 visa is available to three categories of candidates: people with extraordinary abilities in arts, science and business; researchers and professors; and multinational business executives and managers. #CriticalPoint #EB-1 visa #Green Card #H-1B visa #United States immigration laws #US citizenship #US State Department #Visa for Chinese #Visa for Indians

Aug 20, 2016

Naked Donald Trump statues across US and the motive behind putting them up

New Yorkers ran down to Union Square to see as much nude Trump as their eyes could possibly tolerate. But employees of the New York City Parks Department removed the unauthorised installations. #ConnectTheDots #Donald Trump #Donald Trump nude statue #Indecline #Los Angeles #New York #Seattle #The Emperor Has No Balls #Trump statue

Aug 12, 2016

Pakistan tries to pin Quetta attack on India, but its own jihadists are coming home to roost

The reaction by much of the Pakistani military, politicians and media following the terrorist attack in Quetta is part of a long-running trend of shifting blame #Balochistan #Haqqani network #islamic-state #Jamat-ul-Ahrar #Jeff Lawrence #NewsTracker #Quetta attack #Research and Analysis Wing #Sanaullah Zehri' #Taliban

Aug 11, 2016

Pakistan huffs and puffs over US support for India in Afghanistan and Kashmir

Pakistan is exposing its fundamental insecurity by admonishing the US for keeping quiet about Kashmir and encouraging India to boost aid to Afghanistan #Al-Qaeda #India-Afghanistan relations #Islamic terror #John Nicholson #Mark Toner #NewsTracker #Nisha Biswal #Pakistan #Sumit Ganguly #Taliban

Aug 10, 2016

‘You’ll sell it to the Taliban’: Indian sues US car dealer for refusing to sell him a Mercedes Benz

50-year-old Surjeet Bassi, an Indian national is suing a New Jersey car dealership for $1.26 million for allegedly refusing to sell him a Mercedes Benz for fear that he might ship it to the Taliban #11 September 2001 attacks #Deepak Kumar #Mercedes Benz #Prestige Motors Inc #Racial profiling #Racism #Surjeet Bassi #Taliban #ThatsJustWrong

Aug 9, 2016

‘Reckless’ Donald Trump spars with Hillary Clinton on economics, tripped up by own party officials

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump criticised Democrat rival Hillary Clinton in an economic policy speech on Monday in Detroit that sought to pick off some of her supporters, while Clinton dismissed her rival’s plans as a repackaging of old Republican ideas #2016 US Presidential election #Detroit Economic Club #Donald Trump #Economic policy #Hillary Clinton #NewsTracker #Republican Party

Jul 29, 2016

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s rousing speech makes Donald Trump look like a novice

The theme was 'Stronger Together' as Clinton delivered her speech at the end of a largely successful convention which has begun to mend the split left in the party by her divisive primary against Bernie Sanders. The mood on the convention floor on Thursday was festive and upbeat. #2016 US Presidential election #CriticalPoint #Democratic National Convention #Donald Trump #Gun violence #Hillary Clinton #Orlando shooting

Jul 27, 2016

Bill Clinton’s charming speech did a masterful job in making Hillary likeable

Bill Clinton's long, folksy telling of their love story was the evening’s capstone and tried to open a window into Clinton’s character and motivations by sharing a medley of personal anecdotes. #Bill Clinton #ConnectTheDots #Democratic National Convention #Donald Trump #Hillary Clinton #United States of America