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Unilever agrees to buy Carver Korea for €2.27 bln Unilever agrees to buy Carver Korea for €2.27 bln
- September 25, 2017

Alan Jope, president of Unilever's personal care unit, said the acquisition was "completely aligned" to the company's personal care strategy. South Korea alone is the fourth-largest skincare market in the world, with beauty products based on natural ingredients such snail gel, volcanic ash and green tea developing into a staple of the country's cosmetic market. (more...)
White House looks to expand Trump travel ban White House looks to expand Trump travel ban
- September 25, 2017

The restrictions range from an indefinite ban on visas for citizens of countries like Syria to more targeted restrictions . The three new countries join five others from Mr Trump's original travel ban: Iran , Libya, Syria, Yemen, and Somalia. (more...)
Mnuchin: Trump Does Not Want Nuclear War with N. Korea Mnuchin: Trump Does Not Want Nuclear War with N. Korea
- September 25, 2017

Top officials in Pyongyang's Korean Workers' Party met on Friday to discuss "follow-up measures" related to Kim Jong Un's statement regarding U.S. President Donald Trump's address to the United Nations General Assembly, according to state-controlled media. (more...)
Trump Restricts Visas from 8 Countries, Including DPRK Trump Restricts Visas from 8 Countries, Including DPRK
- September 25, 2017

More on that below. Countries that aren't compliant with federal requirements will stay on the restricted list until they come into compliance. But it remained unclear Sunday night whether the high court will go ahead with the hearings, now that the travel ban has been replaced by yet another iteration. (more...)
David Davis slaps down Boris Johnson: Cabinet unity under strain David Davis slaps down Boris Johnson: Cabinet unity under strain
- September 25, 2017

Hammond was repeatedly asked whether he believed May should lead the Tories into the next election and he repeatedly insisted that issue was separate from the immediate question of leading the United Kingdom through the Brexit talks. "I don't recognise some of the material I've seen in the Sunday papers". The foreign secretary has said the transition period should last no longer than two years, whereas Hammond has claimed at least three years are needed to allow for businesses to adjust. (more...)
Ireland's tidiest towns for 2017 have just been announced Ireland's tidiest towns for 2017 have just been announced
- September 25, 2017

Clonakilty in Co Cork was named victor of Ireland's tidiest small town for 2017 while Westport in Co Mayo won tidiest large town and Ennis in Co Clare the tidiest large urban centre. Clare was named as Ireland's Tidiest Large Urban Centre. "We are delighted to have been given the opportunity to build on our successful partnership through a renewed five-year sponsorship agreement that will ensure we continue to strengthen the profile of the competition as Ireland's leading community ... (more...)
Former US Rep. Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in sexting case Former US Rep. Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in sexting case
- September 25, 2017

The former NY congressman faces up to 27 months in prison on Monday after he pleaded guilty to one charge of transferring obscene material to a minor. It's hard time for Anthony Weiner. Weiner and Abedin are now going through divorce proceedings. Two years later, after Weiner had announced that he was running for New York City mayor, screenshots of sexually explicit messages exchanged by Weiner surfaced as well. (more...)
Labour to propose debt cap, helping millions in debt spiral Labour to propose debt cap, helping millions in debt spiral
- September 25, 2017

McDonnell said a Jeremy Corbyn-led government would bring the deals back "in-house" in an announcement that will send tremors through several corporates. Labour's 2017 manifesto committed the party to nationalise rail companies as their franchises expire, create a "publicly owned, decentralised energy system" and a network of regional publicly-owned water companies, and reverse the privatisation of Royal Mail "at the earliest opportunity". (more...)
The US Restricts the Access of Citizens from DPRK, Iran and Venezuela The US Restricts the Access of Citizens from DPRK, Iran and Venezuela
- September 25, 2017

This was stated in the press service of the White House issued on Sunday, signed by President Donald Trump . "We will not admit those into our country we can not safely vet", Trump tweeted late Sunday after the new policy was announced. (more...)
Gurmeet Ram Rahim files petition in High Court against CBI court verdict Gurmeet Ram Rahim files petition in High Court against CBI court verdict
- September 25, 2017

He had given his statement against Ram Rahim Singh in 2007, but he retracted it five years later, citing pressure from Ram Rahim Singh and his "goons". The Dera Sacha Sauda supremo Ram Rahim Insaan has now become the newest trope on whom every film director seemingly wants to make a feature film. Chhatrapati was shot at in October 2002 in Sirsa after a newspaper owned by him, "Poora Sach", published an anonymous letter narrating how women were being sexually exploited by the sect head at ... (more...)
Vatican says chief auditor fired for spying on officials Vatican says chief auditor fired for spying on officials
- September 25, 2017

Libero Milone, former auditor general", a Vatican statement said. Without providing an explanation, the Vatican in June announced that Milone turned in a letter of resignation, which was accepted by Pope Francis. Speaking to reporters over the weekend, Milone explained that on the morning of 19th June he met with Archbishop Giovanni Becciu, the Holy See's "sostituto" and one of the Vatican's most senior officials, who told him he was being dismissed on the basis of a seven-month ... (more...)
Man arrested near White House had cache of weapons in auto Man arrested near White House had cache of weapons in auto
- September 25, 2017

The man was discovered driving a 2009 Silver Nissan with Tennessee Fraternal Order of Police license plates. Police said the incident occurred about 7:15 a.m.at 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, near the Renwick Gallery, on the west side of the White House. (more...)
Euro falters after German election; stocks unmoved Euro falters after German election; stocks unmoved
- September 25, 2017

Merkel's Christian Democratic Union party, together with its sister-party the Christian Social Union, won 32.5 percent of the vote, broadcaster ARD's exit poll showed. Investors also weighed British Prime Minister's highly-anticipated Brexit speech in Florence on Friday, which turned up few specifics as to what the transition period would look like before the United Kingdom left the European Union completely. (more...)
Pete mayor extends invite to Curry, Golden State Warriors
- September 25, 2017

Once again the human comment section living in the White House is proving not just that his mental train is fully off the rails, but that he doesn't really care about governing the country or solving problems - he just wants to spew nonsense behind a podium to people who will clap for it. (more...)
Virat Kohli equals Dhoni's record of consecutive ODI wins as captain Virat Kohli equals Dhoni's record of consecutive ODI wins as captain
- September 25, 2017

Hardik Pandya has revealed that his valiant effort in a losing cause in the final of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 against Pakistan in June did not have a big impact on the mental aspect of his game. However, Finch claimed his eighth ODI century. He took his time in the beginning but he is hammering Indian spinners now as he and Smith complete 100-run partnership. (more...)
Trump Says His Criticism Of NFL Has 'Nothing' To Do With Race Trump Says His Criticism Of NFL Has 'Nothing' To Do With Race
- September 25, 2017

On Sunday, Trump tweeted out, "Great solidarity for our National Anthem and for our Country". Most of the players locked arms with their teammates - some coaches and team owners also joined in. "I choose to stand up for our country". The protests started previous year when former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem as a way to bring attention to police brutality and racial issues in the country. (more...)
BTS' New Record Sells Over 750000 Copies in 1st Week BTS' New Record Sells Over 750000 Copies in 1st Week
- September 25, 2017

Units are the sum of pure USA album sales, United States track sales/10 and U.S. track streams/1500. Citing data from Nielsen Music, the magazine reported on its website that the record stood "at No. The Billboard chart achievement caps an fantastic week for BTS , who has broken multiple records only a few days after the September 18 release of the album as well as the single " DNA ". (more...)
Koike to head new party, puts emphasis on reform
- September 25, 2017

A majority said it was inappropriate for Abe to dissolve the lower house this month, more than a year before his government's term is set to expire. Ms Koike, who was herself a Diet member with the LDP before running for governor, indicated the new party will field candidates nationwide. (more...)
Isis video challenges Harry to a fight Isis video challenges Harry to a fight
- September 25, 2017

The attack saw knife-wielding men mow down and stab revellers on a night out, killing seven before they were gunned down by police. Isis claimed responsibility for this and other attacks occurred on British soil in the past few months. The group has now lost most of the territories due to regional offensives led by global coalitions. Released by ISIS's media arm, Al Hayat Media Centre, the 3-minute-and-30-second video shows a fighter dressed in camouflage military attire identifying ... (more...)
Michael Bevan expresses desire to coach Australian squad Michael Bevan expresses desire to coach Australian squad
- September 25, 2017

It really wasn't my intention to have a go at anyone off the back of two bad games. The helping hand of the one-day wizard in Bevan would surely be a boon for the Australian team. "Your advice is always helpful". But whatever it is, it needs to change and we need to make better decisions when we're under pressure and start playing the game properly. (more...)
Style campaign powers German far right to parliament Style campaign powers German far right to parliament
- September 25, 2017

To many Germans, parallels to the rise of the Nazi party were clear, right down to the AfD's celebratory vow to "take back the country and the people". An alternative coalition for Mrs Merkel would be a three-way tie-up with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP), who secured 10.7%, and the ecologist Greens, who achieved 8.9%. (more...)
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan plays the black witch on this red carpet
- September 25, 2017

Mendel gown. Bollywood's most romantic hero Shah Rukh Khan says that all the women in his life are very important to him. "This ones for you @vogueindia", he wrote. Twinkle Khanna was the Belle of the ball in her red bell-sleeved gown. The Vogue divas like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Twinkle Khanna , Sonam Kapoor and many more added glam at the event with their presence. (more...)
Philippines seek United Nations on drug war Philippines seek United Nations on drug war
- September 25, 2017

Cayetano explained in his speech during the 72nd UN General Assembly in NY as quoted by ABS-CBN News. "The Philippines' comprehensive campaign against illegal drugs is a necessary instrument to preserve and protect human rights of all Filipinos". (more...)
Trump adds North Korea, Chad and Venezuela to travel ban Trump adds North Korea, Chad and Venezuela to travel ban
- September 25, 2017

Other countries included in the ban were Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. But Venezuela's addition to the travel ban includes only President Nicholas Maduro, top members of his government and their close family members. "Each of the countries will be under its own set of travel restrictions , though in most cases citizens of the countries will be unable to emigrate to the United States personally and most will be barred from coming to work, study or vacation in America", the ... (more...)
Man arrested after clinging to fast-moving train in Australia Man arrested after clinging to fast-moving train in Australia
- September 25, 2017

In video taken by passengers in a moving vehicle along Mitchell Freeway, the man is seen with his body pressed against the windscreen of the back of the train, while one hand is holding on to the windscreen wiper. "Were he to fall, it's a very unfriendly and unreceptive surface with ballast and rail and concrete sleepers, he would have nearly certainly been killed, if not badly injured", PTA spokesperson David Hynes told ABC. (more...)
NY Gov. Cuomo pledges state aid effort for Puerto Rico NY Gov. Cuomo pledges state aid effort for Puerto Rico
- September 25, 2017

Jovy Kurokawa had no idea if her family was alive or hurt in Puerto Rico until she finally heard from one of her brothers. "Puerto Rico officials have officially confirmed 10 storm-related fatalities on the island, and the hurricane was blamed for at least 19 other deaths across the Caribbean, the bulk of them on the devastated island nation of Dominica". (more...)
Palestinian PM to hold rare Gaza cabinet meeting Palestinian PM to hold rare Gaza cabinet meeting
- September 25, 2017

The great majority of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza said they thought that President Abu Mazen (Mahmoud Abbas) should resign, according to a new survey carried out by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (PSR), quoted by Maan news agency. (more...)
Iran tests new missile defying U.S. warnings Iran tests new missile defying U.S. warnings
- September 25, 2017

Irans's President Hassan Rouhani is determined to strengthen Iran's missile capabilities, brushing aside criticism from the US. The test comes at the end of a heated week of diplomacy at the UN General Assembly, where both the United States and Israel denounced Iran and its nuclear deal with six world powers. (more...)
Rajiv Mehrishi Sworn in as CAG Rajiv Mehrishi Sworn in as CAG
- September 25, 2017

Mr Mehrishi took the oath of office during a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. On the occasion, the Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi mark their presence. As a constitutional functionary, the CAG is primarily entrusted with the responsibility of auditing the accounts of the Union government and of the state governments. (more...)
Team Europe wins the first Laver Cup tennis tournament in Prague Team Europe wins the first Laver Cup tennis tournament in Prague
- September 25, 2017

Europe led 3-1 after the first day and quickly extended their advantage as Nadal and Federer - the two most successful men in grand slam history with 35 titles between them - both won their singles matches on Saturday afternoon. We know that the way that the competition works, Sunday is crucial, so anything could happen. Along with Federer, it included Spanish Rafael Nadal , Austrian Dominic Thiem, German Alexander Zverev, Croat Marin Cilic and Czech Tomas Berdych. (more...)

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