Pakistan elections 2018: All the latest updates

Pakistan elections 2018: All the latest updates

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has declared victory in the general elections as results trickled in a day after the vote. While Khan maintained a commanding lead, his party will not be able to form a majority government, according to official results from 95 percent of constituencies. A majority of 137 seats is needed to…
World Boxing Super Series: George Groves v Callum Smith set for Saudi Arabia in September

World Boxing Super Series: George Groves v Callum Smith set for Saudi Arabia in...

George Groves (left) beat Chris Eubank Jr, and Callum Smith (right) defeated Nieky Holzken to reach the Super Series finalThe World Boxing Super Series super-middleweight final between George Groves and Callum Smith will take place in Saudi Arabia on 28 September. Groves, 30, and Smith, 28, won semi-finals earlier in the year. The final -…
Role reversal: Architect of 2010 GOP House takeover in trouble

Role reversal: Architect of 2010 GOP House takeover in trouble

DALLAS — The man who engineered the 2010 Republican takeover of the House is racing to save himself in his own election this year — and he admits, in so many words, that President Donald Trump isn’t helping. Texas Rep. Pete Sessions, a longtime party leader and former House GOP campaign chief, is confronting a…
Trump’s pit bulls on Capitol Hill

Trump’s pit bulls on Capitol Hill

President Donald Trump sat before a room full of House Republicans in June and praised the two men much of his audience despised the most: Mark Meadows and Jim Jordan. The pair of Freedom Caucus leaders had long been personae non gratae within the GOP Conference for deploying tactics that made leadership look feckless or…
Ontario reportedly plans to slash Toronto city council  | CBC News

Ontario reportedly plans to slash Toronto city council | CBC News

Ontario's new government is reportedly planning to redraw the City of Toronto's ward boundaries and cut the number of city councillors from 47 to 25. Premier Doug Ford is expected to announce the plan on Friday, the Toronto Star reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources within the Progressive Conservative government. The reported move comes after Toronto city council…
Trump takes his hard sell to the heartland

Trump takes his hard sell to the heartland

DUBUQUE, Iowa — Donald Trump traveled to the American heartland to greet workers Thursday, but he never left familiar territory — portraying another policy climb-down as a victory. Trump touched down here amid rising concerns over the economic impact of several rounds of tariffs on the farmers and rural voters who make up his political…