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China export growth falters amid rising yuan China export growth falters amid rising yuan
- September 10, 2017

Overall, China's trade growth momentum remains strong, with exports and imports registering firm year-over-year increases. The yuan has appreciated by 6 percent in cumulative terms against the dollar since the beginning of the year. The currency hit its highest level in more than 20 months this week, recovering from the entire 6.6% decline recorded previous year. "The impact is simple and clear". (more...)
Clashes at protests in South Korea injure dozens Clashes at protests in South Korea injure dozens
- September 10, 2017

The North carried out its sixth and largest nuclear test at the weekend, which Pyongyang said was a hydrogen bomb that could be mounted on a missile. Fears of a leak from North Korea's detonation of what it claimed was a hydrogen bomb came after Chinese monitors detected a second tremor shortly after the initial natural disaster triggered by the blast. (more...)
Trump Administration Has Shown Desire To Defuse North Korea Tensions: Vladimir Putin
- September 10, 2017

Moon's chief press secretary, Yoon Young-chan, said Putin dismissed the idea, saying he believes no amount of pressure will force North Korea to abandon its nuclear program. Pyongyang's actions, in particular, were condemned by China, and South Korea and the United States did not rule out possibility of a military response. (more...)
Central Michigan at Kansas Central Michigan at Kansas
- September 10, 2017

Following KU's field goal with 13 minutes remaining in the first quarter, Central Michigan scored 10 unanswered points to take a 10-3 lead. "You can't do that", Beaty said. "It's a handsome thing, football, when you execute what you practice all week". But he's a tough sucker because I wasn't sure he was going to be available. (more...)
Trump speaks with Turkey's leader, backs regional stability Trump speaks with Turkey's leader, backs regional stability
- September 10, 2017

Two leaders, said a statement by the Presidential Press Office, agreed to hold a private meeting during the upcoming UN General Assembly in NY later this month. Speaking to reporters in Istanbul on Friday, Erdogan said he had made it clear to the previous US administration that Turkey wouldn't take part in any sanctions against neighboring Iran and that former Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan was simply executing the policies of his government. (more...)
FEMA keeps eye on Hurricane Irma FEMA keeps eye on Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

That means a much greater portion of the state will experience hurricane-force winds. That storm caused three deaths in Georgia and an estimated $500 million in damage. I have all my mother's antiques. Alarm has been raised at a sharp change in direction from Irma which had been expected to move north-east, straddling the Floridian coast and move towards SC. (more...)
Bengaluru: 2 students rescued from Blue Whale Challenge Bengaluru: 2 students rescued from Blue Whale Challenge
- September 10, 2017

A player is usually assigned to complete 50 "tasks" while participating in the mobile game, which include cutting their arms, wrists, killing someone and eventually "winning" the game by committing suicide . The Delhi High Court this week looked for the reply of Google, Facebook , and Yahoo on a petition to order them to get rid of the links of Blue Whale challenge. (more...)
US calls for UNSC meet over N.Korea draft resolution US calls for UNSC meet over N.Korea draft resolution
- September 10, 2017

The three leaders stressed the need for a "united and firm" reaction from the worldwide community toward Pyongyang, Macron's office said. Also Friday, French President Emmanuel Macron and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed North Korea by phone. (more...)
Suspects identified in San Miguel County murder of two girls Suspects identified in San Miguel County murder of two girls
- September 10, 2017

The four suspects arrested in connection with the homicides of two girls found in Norwood Friday morning have been identified by the San Miguel Sheriff's Office. Authorities have declined to provide details regarding the manner of the victims' deaths. Prior to the double homicide, the area had not seen a murder since the mid-1990's, said Lilly. (more...)
Homeland Security Cancels Massive Roundups of Undocumented Immigrants Homeland Security Cancels Massive Roundups of Undocumented Immigrants
- September 10, 2017

NBC News noted that ICE rarely detains more than half of the operation's objective because targets are typically hard to locate and unwilling to answer agents who knock on their doors. ICE had been planning the operation internally since mid-August and had instructed officers in the field to target adults deemed to be gang members or perpetrators of serious crimes, said one of the officials. (more...)
Ruth Davidson: UK economy may not recover from Brexit blow Ruth Davidson: UK economy may not recover from Brexit blow
- September 10, 2017

Another source said they had also read the letter. FTSE 100 bosses have rejected pressure from the government to publicly support the current Brexit strategy. The letter, which May's advisers wanted to appear in a national newspaper and purport to be from a string of business leaders, states that those signing it are confident that "global Britain has the potential to become one of the most productive economies of the 21st century". (more...)
Don't miss: Adorable pics of Adnan Sami's daughter Medina with PM Modi Don't miss: Adorable pics of Adnan Sami's daughter Medina with PM Modi
- September 10, 2017

Singer-music composer Adnan Sami visited Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his office in New Delhi with his wife Roya and daughter Medina to share candies from the holy city of Medina on Friday. Adnan Sami, a Pakistani singer, was granted Indian citizenship after his request to the government to legalise his status in India on humanitarian grounds in 2015. (more...)
Australia same-sex marriage vote challenged Australia same-sex marriage vote challenged
- September 10, 2017

The survey was the second choice of Turnbull's conservative government that had promised a rare, compulsory vote known as a plebiscite. Tiernan Brady is the executive director of the marriage equality campaign in Australia and was the political director of the Irish Yes Equality campaign. (more...)
Hundreds of thousands of Togolese protest for reform Hundreds of thousands of Togolese protest for reform
- September 10, 2017

Access to the Internet in Togo has been massively restricted by the government as opposition supporters gather to protest against the rule of President Faure Gnassingbé. But up until late on Thursday, police officers armed with batons had watched passively at protesters wearing the red, pink and orange T-shirts of the opposition, who danced and blew whistles as they wound through the streets of the capital Lome. (more...)
Final 4 Thaad launchers to be installed today Final 4 Thaad launchers to be installed today
- September 10, 2017

In July 2016, Seoul and Washington agreed to deploy the THAAD system in South Korea's Seongju County amid growing tensions spurred by North Korea's ballistic and nuclear tests. "The biggest loser of all for Washington, however, will be that of one of its strongest allies in the world, as South Koreans will begin to reassess Korea-U.S. (more...)
Senators question Catholic faith of judicial nominee Senators question Catholic faith of judicial nominee
- September 10, 2017

Dianne Feinstein (D-California) made clear her skepticism the nominee would uphold Roe v. Wade , the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that ruled abortions were a constitutionally protected legal right. An observant Quaker would have the same problem. And I think whatever a religion is, it has its own dogma. Stand with Trump nominee attacked for her Catholic faith. (more...)
Forecast: Sunny, pleasant end to the weekend Forecast: Sunny, pleasant end to the weekend
- September 10, 2017

Winds could become breezy at times, but overall we are looking at a dry and ideal end to the weekend. Tuesday is looking mainly dry and warm but with more high clouds. If you have family or friends in Florida, Georgia, South or North Carolina, make sure they have their hurricane preparedness plan in place. Irma is a powerful category 4 hurricane. (more...)
Irma: Carolinas, coastal Georgia going on emergency footing Irma: Carolinas, coastal Georgia going on emergency footing
- September 10, 2017

In Georgia, three people died and damage from falling trees and flooding in low-lying areas caused an estimated $500 million in damages. Forecasts called for Irma's center to reach the Georgia-Florida line by Monday morning, though the storm's exact path and intensity remained uncertain. (more...)
Governor orders mandatory evacuation of Georgia coast Governor orders mandatory evacuation of Georgia coast
- September 10, 2017

It's still uncertain, however, if that will happen, as the models could shift. "We do not know when or if it will come, and we do not know how strong it will be if it comes", McMaster said."But we are prepared". This State of Emergency, which takes effect immediately, activates the State Emergency Operations Center and Emergency Operations Plan. In the Atlanta area, the forecast calls for sustained winds over 40 miles per hour with frequent gusts of 50-60 miles per hour, potentially leading ... (more...)
Have 49ers plugged leaky run defense? Panthers provide early test Have 49ers plugged leaky run defense? Panthers provide early test
- September 10, 2017

The Carolina Panthers are set to square off against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. First and foremost, Shanahan's staple zone running game is predicated on the utilization of outside zone runs that capitalized the Falcons' cohesion up-front and running back Devonta Freeman 's blend of patience and burst through the hole. (more...)
Highly Traded Stock: Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Highly Traded Stock: Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN)
- September 10, 2017

The collective rating of 3.1 for Windstream Holdings, Inc. This stock ( WIN ) is ahead of its 52-week low with 18.5%. It increased, as 2 investors sold Windstream Holdings, Inc. Wells acquired 68,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 8th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $2.17. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 157,971 shares in the company, valued at approximately $331,739.10. (more...)
Ivan Perisic Signs Two-Year Contract Extension With Inter Milan Ivan Perisic Signs Two-Year Contract Extension With Inter Milan
- September 10, 2017

The fresh terms will keep the Croatia worldwide, 28, forward at the San Siro until 2022. Ivan Perisic has officially signed a 5-year contract extension with Inter Milan amid speculation over his future in Milan. "For a long time I kept my counsel, and now I can say that (head coach Luciano) Spalletti told me that I could be an even better version of myself here". (more...)
Nitish Kumar leaders move EC, stake claim on JD(U) name, symbol Nitish Kumar leaders move EC, stake claim on JD(U) name, symbol
- September 10, 2017

The affidavits submitted to the Election Commission include those of "all the 71 MLAs and 30 MLCs in Bihar; two Lok Sabha members; seven out of nine Rajya Sabha members; one MLC of Maharashtra besides 16 state units; 16 out of 20 party office-bearers; and 143 out of 180 our national council members". (more...)
China invests $9.1 billion in oil major Rosneft, deepens ties with Russian Federation China invests $9.1 billion in oil major Rosneft, deepens ties with Russian Federation
- September 10, 2017

A CEFC spokesman said the company would pay $9.1 billion. Following the proposed sale announced Friday, Glencore would be left with a 0.5% stake in Rosneft while QIA will be left with a 4.7% interest. The resale occurred so soon because Glencore , QIA's partner in the deal, and the QIA itself looked to reduce debt repayments, according to Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin. (more...)
President Ilham Aliyev arrived in Kazakshtan for working visit VIDEO President Ilham Aliyev arrived in Kazakshtan for working visit VIDEO
- September 10, 2017

The president arrived here Saturday on four-day visit to attend the summit being chaired by Kazak President Nursultan Nazarbayev while among the participants comprised the heads of state and government and delegates from across the Muslim world. (more...)
Man in hospital after apparent shark attack Man in hospital after apparent shark attack
- September 10, 2017

Cameron said shark got the majority of the board in its mouth. 6am this morning - Iluka he was attacked by a 3 meter great white shark! "He was laying on his board and he got attacked from below really aggressively, the force of the attack snapped his board", Cameron, who was on the beach and about to head into the water when the attack occurred, said. (more...)
Moderate Republican US congressman Dent will not seek re-election Moderate Republican US congressman Dent will not seek re-election
- September 10, 2017

That, right there, tells you all you need to know about the paralysis in Congress and the seeming impossibility of passing legislation of any meaningful impact. The 15th district stretches from the Lehigh Valley to the Harrisburg suburbs. The website City and State Pennsylvania first reported Dent's intentions, and his hometown paper, the Allentown Morning Call , first published his statement. (more...)
German lawmakers meet troops in central Turkey air base German lawmakers meet troops in central Turkey air base
- September 10, 2017

The advisory is likely to further exacerbate tensions between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, whose ties have soured following last year's failed coup against Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and his subsequent crackdown on alleged coup supporters. (more...)
Fresno State at Alabama Fresno State at Alabama
- September 10, 2017

It finished with a success rate of 73.3 percent with Hurts running the show, almost double the national average. In his postgame interview, he chose not to single out any player in the wake of the personnel losses, instead mentioning that a number of little things got lost along the way. (more...)
Ukraine offers alternative proposal on United Nations peacekeepers Ukraine offers alternative proposal on United Nations peacekeepers
- September 10, 2017

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has also warned that the drill could be used to move Russian troops into Belarus and leave them there after the drill is finished, something that could even lead to "annexation". As a precaution, Ukraine has strengthened its border security, Poroshenko told parliament. “The Ukrainian mission in NY has been instructed to hold relevant consultations with delegations at the U.N. (more...)

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