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India discusses citizens' welfare with Qatar
- August 27, 2017

Qatar Foreign Affairs Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdul Rahman bin Jassim Al-Thani on Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi . In wake of the ongoing spat between the Saudi Arabia-led bloc and Qatar in west Asia, India on Saturday told Qatar "parties should resolve their differences through a process of constructive dialogue and peaceful negotiations". (more...)
GOP senator: Trump is 'inviting' a 2020 primary challenge GOP senator: Trump is 'inviting' a 2020 primary challenge
- August 27, 2017

At a rally in Arizona this week, Trump blasted both of the state's Republican senators without naming them. Fact check: Flawed attack on Sen. "I think that certainly depends on him", Flake said . "I can think of a couple with those gentlemen. He's toxic!" Trump tweeted last week . As CNN reported, Flake told Georgia Public Broadcasting's "Political Rewind" on Wednesday that the president is now inviting a political opponent for the 2020 election. (more...)
Overseas students and net migration figures Overseas students and net migration figures
- August 27, 2017

With the Government under pressure from business and civil groups as it prepares to reshape the UK's immigration policy, Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced a commission to explore the economic benefits of people coming into the country. In their report, Integration Not Demonisation , the politicians were damning about the Government's controversial target to bring annual net migration down to tens of thousands. (more...)
Charlottesville Police search for man charged with malicious wounding Charlottesville Police search for man charged with malicious wounding
- August 27, 2017

Daniel Borden of Mason has been arrested in connection with the beating in Charlottesville and charged with Malicious Wounding, WKRC-TV reports. A classmate at his OH middle school told cops in 2012 that Borden once held a knife against his face, called him "Jew Boy" because he had a big nose, and often drew swastikas, according to WCPO-TV in Cincinnati. (more...)
RNC Passes Resolution Condemning White Supremacists RNC Passes Resolution Condemning White Supremacists
- August 27, 2017

The president has contended there were people fomenting violence on both sides of the conflict in Charlottesville, which saw members of the white supremacist groups violently engaging with counterprotesters. RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel spoke out against the hate groups on ABC's "Good Morning America" and supported Trump's condemnation of them. "If nothing else, you want some leadership coming out of this". (more...)
Qatar resumes full diplomatic ties with Iran Qatar resumes full diplomatic ties with Iran
- August 27, 2017

Qatar recalled its ambassador to Tehran in January past year after Saudi Arabia cut ties with the Islamic Republic, following angry protests held outside its embassy in Tehran and consulate in Mashahd against the kingdom's execution of a Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr. (more...)
Vice foreign ministers of S. Korea, US to meet next week Vice foreign ministers of S. Korea, US to meet next week
- August 27, 2017

North Korea fired several rockets into the sea Saturday in the continuation of its rapid nuclear and missile expansion, prompting South Korea to press ahead with military drills involving USA troops that have angered Pyongyang . into range for the first time. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is accused of ordering his uncle's death because Jang Song-thaek was plotting a coup and seeking China's help, according to a report in Japan's Nikkei Asian Review . (more...)
Trump hits new low after Charlottesville Trump hits new low after Charlottesville
- August 27, 2017

A 43 percent plurality of voters blame the white nationalist protesters most for the violence, but almost as many, 36 percent, say both the white nationalists and the counterprotesters are equally to blame. Trump exposed his true self. Maybe the "alt-right" is not opposed to homosexuality? And he has declared his opposition to "racism" and specifically to "those who cause violence in its name", who he has called "criminals" and "thugs". (more...)
Tom Davies injury forces Wigan into last-minute Challenge Cup final change Tom Davies injury forces Wigan into last-minute Challenge Cup final change
- August 27, 2017

Black and Whites head coach Lee Radford echoed his skipper's sentiments, saying: "I'm glad he's in our side". For Hull captain Gareth Ellis it's bound to be an emotional day. That's instilled in them from the coach (Shaun Wane) downwards and they did not disappoint. "To win two Lance Todd trophies is a phenomenal effort from a phenomenal player". (more...)
US Military Revises Report on NK Missile Launch US Military Revises Report on NK Missile Launch
- August 27, 2017

The U.S. Pacific Command said that one of the three ballistic missiles had blown up immediately after blastoff, but that two others had traveled about 155 miles before splashing down. Yoshihide Suga, the Japanese government's top spokesman, told reporters in Tokyo Saturday morning: "We confirmed that no ballistic missiles have fallen onto our country's territory or EEZ (exclusive economic zone)". (more...)
North Korea is reported to have launched several missiles, heightening tensions North Korea is reported to have launched several missiles, heightening tensions
- August 27, 2017

The South Korean National Security Council (NSC) said that they believed the missiles to be artillery rockets from a multiple-rocket launcher. Earlier, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said a ballistic missile may have been fired, without citing a source. (more...)
European Union must overhaul 'temporary workers' rule - French President Emmanuel Macron European Union must overhaul 'temporary workers' rule - French President Emmanuel Macron
- August 27, 2017

Not one for sartorial extravagance, when it comes to his wardrobe French President Emmanuel Macron has a go-to uniform of affordable, off-the-rack navy suits by Jonas et Cie. Next week, Macron will host the leaders of Germany, Italy and Spain to discuss tougher anti-dumping and foreign investment rules. "I recommend that the President deal with the affairs of his country". (more...)
Orlando Bloom Lands His First TV Series, a Neo-Victorian 'Fantasy-Noir' Orlando Bloom Lands His First TV Series, a Neo-Victorian 'Fantasy-Noir'
- August 27, 2017

Rycroft is not supposed to care about the death of another refugee, but he does, and getting to the bottom of what happened to her will come at a big cost. The show, called " Carnival Row ", sounds a bit like " True Blood " (lead character Sookie was a "fey" with mind-reading abilities) and the Gothic " Penny Dreadful ". (more...)
Trump feuds with Senate Majority Leader McConnell as possible government shutdown looms Trump feuds with Senate Majority Leader McConnell as possible government shutdown looms
- August 27, 2017

Mitch McConnell , the top Republican in the US Senate , has expressed doubts whether President Donald Trump can succeed in office after this summer's series of controversies and crises, The New York Times reported Wednesday . Raising the debt ceiling is one of the must-pass measures congress will take up when it returns on September 5 from recess. McConnell appeared with a member of Trump's cabinet just days after the president himself blasted McConnell on Twitter for the Senate's ... (more...)
GOP Needs to Think of Trump as Political Independent GOP Needs to Think of Trump as Political Independent
- August 27, 2017

The House speaker insisted that Republicans have enough time to pass a tax reform package in 2017. Trump gave a complement to his new White House chief of staff John Kelly, tweeting , "General John Kelly is doing a fantastic job as Chief of Staff". (more...)
North Korea launches three ballistic missiles North Korea launches three ballistic missiles
- August 27, 2017

The second missile "appears to have blown up nearly immediately", Pacific Command said. Shells hit islands standing in for South Korea's Baengnyeong and Yeonpyeong islands while special forces landed in rubber boats or parachuted in and "wiped out the desperate enemy with various combat methods", the Korean Central News Agency said. (more...)
Killed 3 Pak soldiers on border: BSF Killed 3 Pak soldiers on border: BSF
- August 27, 2017

According to reports, Pakistan Rangers violated the ceasefire in Arnia sub-sector of RS Pura sector, and trooper KK Appa Rao was hit by a bullet fired by a sniper. The force also said it is "engaged in a befitting retaliation" after the Rangers began unprovoked firing in the Pargwal area of Jammu since around 3 PM. (more...)
Japan beats Mexico 5-0, will play for Little League title Japan beats Mexico 5-0, will play for Little League title
- August 27, 2017

Both teams have only allowed one total run in their three games , including a combined flawless game and a no-hitter for North Carolina in their first two games. Japan loaded the bases thanks to a dropped third strike, a throwing error by pitcher Jorge Garcia and a walk before Yuya Nakajima grounded a two-run single through the left side. (more...)
Pakistan rejects United States accusations of harboring Afghan Taliban terrorists Pakistan rejects United States accusations of harboring Afghan Taliban terrorists
- August 27, 2017

Trump also threatened to cut off aid to Pakistan , which borders Afghanistan , as the USA government accuses Pakistan of harboring terrorist networks. Sixteen years since George W. Bush ordered the American invasion of Afghanistan and toppled the Taliban regime, the insurgents are on the ascendant again. (more...)
Trump Would Win a Republican Civil War Trump Would Win a Republican Civil War
- August 27, 2017

This failure is even more remarkable considering his Republican Party controls the White House and both houses of Congress . That's a fraction of what will be needed to build the wall Trump promised and it was a fraction of the spending bill Republicans slipped it into. (more...)
Sell-Side Analyst's Predictions: Cree, Inc. (CREE), Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL)
- August 26, 2017

About 115,474 shares traded. It has underperformed by 6.19% the S&P500. Fulton Breakefield Broenniman Llc sold 128,505 shares as Xel (XEL)'s stock rose 9.17%. Levin Capital Strategies L.P. holds 0.72% of its portfolio in Fluidigm Corporation for 5.76 million shares. Ratings analysis reveals 33% of kforce.com's analysts are positive. (more...)
Jared Kushner meets with Netanyahu in United States bid to restart peace talks Jared Kushner meets with Netanyahu in United States bid to restart peace talks
- August 26, 2017

It is his third trip there in the role of Israeli-Palestinian peacemaker. The White House said in a statement released on Thursday night that the meeting between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and the US delegation led by Jared Kushner was "productive". (more...)
Eaton Vance Corp. (EV) Consensus EPS Outlook Eaton Vance Corp. (EV) Consensus EPS Outlook
- August 26, 2017

The ratio is better, as 143 active investment managers opened new or increased positions, while 124 sold and decreased their stakes in Eaton Vance Corp. 51 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. 212.97 million shares or 4.33% less from 222.62 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. The Q4 2017 consensus earnings estimates for the company have stabilized at US$0.72 per share. (more...)
President Donald Trump threatens a government close down for Mexico Wall President Donald Trump threatens a government close down for Mexico Wall
- August 26, 2017

The government has enough money to pay its bills until September 29. "Build that wall", he said. Losses were pared slightly when US House Speaker Paul Ryan said a government shutdown was unnecessary , but investors' nerves were not completely calmed. (more...)
North Korea fires 'unidentified projectiles' into the air North Korea fires 'unidentified projectiles' into the air
- August 26, 2017

The second missile "appears to have blown up nearly immediately", Pacific Command said . The recent development comes after North Korea repeatedly threatened to attack Guam, a Pacific island territory of the USA that carries a large American military presence. (more...)
Crews battle fire at Taneytown home Crews battle fire at Taneytown home
- August 26, 2017

Neighbors reported hearing an explosion at 4:05 a.m. and walked outside to find the two-story residence at 2201 Bear Run Road engulfed in flames, Alkire said. A dog trained to detect the presence of accelerants at fire scenes was also brought in, along with agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and state police bomb squad technicians, according to the release. (more...)
Jordan Ayew underlines determination to become Jordan Ayew underlines determination to become "all round player"
- August 26, 2017

So I have to back the Seagulls to suffer another away defeat, yet we're getting an even juicier price about the home side this time around. The first half of the match saw both sides performing equally poor with a few attempts on goal. But Clement ended up joining caretaker manager Alan Curtis in the technical area in the second half, and Swansea beat Sam Allardyce's Palace 2-1 to start their climb to top-flight safety. (more...)
Chinese Premier, Jinping makes an effort to resolve differences with South Korea Chinese Premier, Jinping makes an effort to resolve differences with South Korea
- August 26, 2017

Officials claim Britain will "face a miserable end" if it aligns itself with America in the ongoing conflict with North Korea . NORTH Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has threatened Theresa May that the United Kingdom faces a "miserable end" if it joins military exercises in South Korea . (more...)
Executive killed wife, daughter, self in their home Executive killed wife, daughter, self in their home
- August 26, 2017

Autopsies will be conducted by the Westchester County Medical Examiner's Office to determine cause of death. Police have not publicly identified a motive for the killings, but it was not the first act of violence at the home . "That's disgusting", said neighbor Peter Lusk, Jr. However, they added that no one really knew the family. The 4,661 square foot home on Fox Hill Road was on the market for $1.699 million, with 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms and a pool on two acres. (more...)
Barnsley pub crash driver was 'missing' from Hampshire Barnsley pub crash driver was 'missing' from Hampshire
- August 26, 2017

Two girls, aged seven and eight, and two boys, aged nine months and 21 months, were injured when a vehicle crashed into a pub wall, near Thurgoland, Barnsley, early on Wednesday. As the auto approached the junction of Bower Hill and Coates Lane, it left the road and subsequently collided with the front wall of a pub. But police confirmed he was later questioned on suspicion of attempting to murder the children following the crash. (more...)