Virat Kohli trumps Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma on Facebook, has 35 mn followers. See ranking here

Virat Kohli trumps Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma on Facebook, has 35 mn followers. See ranking here

Virat Kohli trumps Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma on Facebook, has 35 mn followers. See ranking here Virat Kohli has 35 million Facebook followers. This is more than any other Bollywood star. Only Prime Minister Narendra Modi stands ahead of Virat with 42.2 million followers. Virat might be ahead of Salman Khan in total numbers, but his fans in Pakistan are surely less than the Tubelight star. While Virat has 1.1 million Pakistani fans, Salman has 3.3 million. Virat Kohli is the king of cricketing field. And as much as…

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UNIFIED CATHOLIC OPPOSITION TO TRUMP’S “MUSLIM BAN” IS WISHFUL THINKING

UNIFIED CATHOLIC OPPOSITION TO TRUMP’S “MUSLIM BAN” IS WISHFUL THINKING

UNIFIED CATHOLIC OPPOSITION TO TRUMP’S “MUSLIM BAN” IS WISHFUL THINKING So we get articles like this one in the Washington Post, asserting that Trump is “facing fierce opposition” from Catholic leaders who are “issuing strongly worded statements condemning” the ban. But a look at the actual statements, and who is making them, shows that the idea of unified Catholic opposition to Trump is largely wishful thinking. With a few exceptions, the opposition isn’t particularly “fierce.” Nor, given the type of cleavages the church has helped foster among its own constituents, is…

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Afghanistan Is All Ready To Be Donald Trump’s First Foreign Policy Disaster

Afghanistan Is All Ready To Be Donald Trump’s First Foreign Policy Disaster

Afghanistan Is All Ready To Be Donald Trump’s First Foreign Policy Disaster Fifteen years after the United States first scattered the Taliban with high-altitude bombing, the battlefield gains achieved by tens of thousands of U.S. troops are in jeopardy from a resurgent Taliban.  The United States has spent $115 billion on this longest war in its history. The conflict has taken the lives of 1,865 Americans and wounded 20,224 (as of Nov. 16), many with life-shattering injuries. Yet the main goals set forth by Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama haven’t been…

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Once Urgent For National Security, Trump’s Travel Ban Took Over A Month To Overhaul

Once Urgent For National Security, Trump’s Travel Ban Took Over A Month To Overhaul

Once Urgent For National Security, Trump’s Travel Ban Took Over A Month To Overhaul Urgent : When President Donald Trump first issued his ban on refugees and certain foreign travelers from predominantly Muslim nations in late January, he argued the policy was so essential for national security that he couldn’t give the country a warning before signing it. Many members of his own administration and fellow Republicans on Capitol Hill didn’t even get to weigh in beforehand. But since a federal judge put a freeze on Trump’s first executive order…

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Get Ready, America, for a Muslim Talking Religion on Trump’s Favorite ‘Fake News’ Channel

Get Ready, America, for a Muslim Talking Religion on Trump’s Favorite ‘Fake News’ Channel

Get Ready, America, for a Muslim Talking Religion on Trump’s Favorite ‘Fake News’ Channel America : Watching Reza Aslan being chased on a beach in India by a scantily clad cannibal from the Aghora sect of Hinduism throwing his own pee at Aslan made me wonder if Aslan ever thought while working on his Ph.D. in religion that this is where he would end up? But there was Aslan, religious scholar and author of best-selling books, dodging cannibal pee on a remote beach, which is all part of his riveting…

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Donald Trump’s Secrets and Hypocrisy … About Golf

Donald Trump’s Secrets and Hypocrisy ... About Golf

Donald Trump’s Secrets and Hypocrisy … About Golf Also, the president has repeatedly been accused of cheating at the game. Donald:  Before Donald Trump became president, he sent several dozen tweets criticizing then-President Barack Obama for playing golf. “I just want to stay in [the] White House [and] work my ass off,” he told reporters in February 2016. That November, Trump acknowledged that he would play golf as president, but said he would “always play with leaders of countries and people who can help us.” Since becoming president, Trump has…

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Trump’s Cabinet picks face questions from both parties; McConnell ‘confident’

Trump's Cabinet picks face questions from both parties; McConnell 'confident'

Trump’s Cabinet picks face questions from both parties; McConnell ‘confident’ Trumps : The Senate is expected on Monday to hold its confirmation vote on President Trump’s pick for CIA director, Kansas GOP Rep. Mike Pompeo. But the chamber’s Republican and Democratic leaders this weekend offered sharply different perspectives about the future of the president’s 20-plus Cabinet nominees. Top Senate Democrats on Friday postponed Pompeo’s vote saying they wouldn’t rush through the conformation process for Trump and fellow Republicans who control Congress. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer told CNN’s “State of…

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Trump’s U.N. pick to echo his criticism of world body, offer some praise

Trump's U.N. pick to echo his criticism of world body, offer some praise

Trump’s U.N. pick to echo his criticism of world body, offer some praise Donald Trump’s pick for U.N. ambassador will echo his condemnation of the world body’s treatment of Israel at her Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday, although offering some praise for an organization the president-elect has disparaged. Nikki Haley, a rising star in the Republican Party, will face tough questioning from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about her lack of experience in foreign policy and the federal government. Haley, who turns 45 on Friday when Trump takes office, has…

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