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China asks US, North and South Koreas to exercise restraint China asks US, North and South Koreas to exercise restraint
- August 06, 2017

The resolution imposed a full ban on exports of coal, iron and iron ore, lead and lead ore as well as fish and seafood by the cash-starved state - stripping North Korea of a third of its export earnings estimated at $3 billion per year. China, which holds enormous financial leverage against North Korea, joined the other members of the council in the 15-0 vote. Beijing has often protected Pyongyang from harmful resolutions in the past. (more...)
Chabahar port set to be operational by 2018 Chabahar port set to be operational by 2018
- August 06, 2017

On the eve of his visit to Iran the Minister said that India and Iran have shared special ties historically. India, Afghanistan and Iran recently also finalised a trilateral transport and transit deal, which would allow Indian exporters utilise the Chabahar Port of Iran and access markets in Afghanistan through Zahedan in the West Asian country. (more...)
Gore: 'I think I carried Florida'
- August 06, 2017

The 2000 vote in the Sunshine State was settled in Bush's favor weeks after the election on December 12, with the former Texas governor winning by a margin of 537 votes after the Supreme Court stopped a recount by a 5-4 vote. His PowerPoint-heavy first film, "An Inconvenient Truth", became a surprise hit when it came out in 2006 and is one of the highest-grossing documentaries in history. (more...)
China urges North Korea to stop missile tests and resume talks China urges North Korea to stop missile tests and resume talks
- August 06, 2017

Security Council approved tough new sanctions which could cost Pyongyang $1 billion a year. A senior Trump administration official said on Tuesday that Trump was close to a decision on how to respond to what he considers China's unfair trade practices and was considering action that could lead to tariffs or other trade restrictions on Chinese goods. (more...)
China Says Sanctions Needed for North Korea but Talks Crucial China Says Sanctions Needed for North Korea but Talks Crucial
- August 06, 2017

The United States and North Korea's neighbors are joining in a fresh attempt to isolate Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programs, in a global pressure campaign. It would also ban "the opening of new joint ventures or cooperative entities with" North Korea, according to a draft of the resolution seen by Bloomberg News. (more...)
Lavrov discusses Moscow response to United States sanctions Lavrov discusses Moscow response to United States sanctions
- August 06, 2017

Lavrov - who met with Tillerson in the Philippines on Sunday - says he explained how Russian Federation will carry out its response. Russian Federation said the sanctions amounted to a full economic war and ordered Washington to cut 755 of its 1,200 embassy and consulate staff in Russian Federation. (more...)
Dubai Marina high-rise tower catches fire just days after major blaze nearby Dubai Marina high-rise tower catches fire just days after major blaze nearby
- August 06, 2017

On the causes of fires is not reported, assumptions are made that last one could be caused by outstanding cigarette or extremely hot weather. The incident broke out on Thursday night as footage posted on social media showed fire spreading upwards the Torch Tower. (more...)
SSC CGL 2016 final result declared @ ssc SSC CGL 2016 final result declared @ ssc
- August 06, 2017

The SSC CCGL 2016 final result was announced by the Commission on 11 am on Saturday morning, Yesterday, the Commission had issued a notice saying that the result will be declared this morning. This year the Staff Selection Commission final exam for the Tier III level was held on March 19. - Under CGL section, click on the relevant link to download to results file. (more...)
Qatar Adopts Law Allowing 'Outstanding' Moroccan Expats Permanent Residency
- August 06, 2017

The news agency added that holders of the new permanent residency will be able to benefit from free access to education and healthcare services. The new regime would even allow those granted the new status the right to own property and even run some commercial ventures without the hitherto strict requirement that such enterprise must be done in conjunction with a Qatari national as a partner. (more...)
Scaramucci considers making White House satire for TV
- August 06, 2017

The plot would be art imitating life because the show would have an outsider gaining power in DC which would not please longtime politicians. The Mooch flamed out as comms director when new White House Chief of Staff John Kelly ousted him after only 10 days in the wake of his profanity-laced conversation with a New Yorker reporter. (more...)
Caitlyn Jenner Dons Trump Hat After Trans-Troops Fury Caitlyn Jenner Dons Trump Hat After Trans-Troops Fury
- August 06, 2017

She's spoken at the Republican National Convention and said that the now-president would be better on "women's issues" than Hillary Clinton, despite his penchant for talking loosely about sexually assaulting women's pussies. I believe in the people of this country to get us out of the trouble we are in financially, economically, more than I believe the government will fix this. (more...)
Swansea boss Clement: We want Sigurdsson situation resolved Swansea boss Clement: We want Sigurdsson situation resolved
- August 06, 2017

Swansea concluded their pre-season preparations with an impressive 4-0 win over Sampdoria at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday, with the home side prevailing without Sigurdsson's presence. "He continues to train with the first-team [but] there is no deal done between us and any other club so the situation is as it was". James has impressed in pre-season and could be in line to play against Arsenal next week as Chelsea target Danny Drinkwater is likely to miss out with a thigh strain. (more...)
Watch Trump kiss Mario Cantone's Scaramucci goodbye on The President Show
- August 06, 2017

Scaramucci later tweeted a response saying he "made a mistake" in trusting a reporter. Before the Scaramucci walked out of the room, Trump stepped forward to grasp Scaramucci - and then the magic happened. Lizza spoke about what it was like to take the phone call with David Remnick as part of " The New Yorker Radio Hour". "In twenty years of doing this I've never had a phone conversation like that". (more...)
Should You Buy McEwen Mining Inc. (NYSE:MUX) On Current Analyst Views?
- August 06, 2017

McEwen Mining presently has a consensus target price of $5.00, indicating a potential upside of 90.84%. Level Four Advisory Services LLC boosted its position in shares of McEwen Mining by 0.3% in the first quarter. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 2nd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of McEwen Mining from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Friday, July 21st. (more...)
Singapore, China foreign ministers meet on sidelines of ASEAN meetings Singapore, China foreign ministers meet on sidelines of ASEAN meetings
- August 06, 2017

The foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China officially approved the draft framework of the Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC) on August 6 in Manila, the Philippines. Wang also said that China would consider having a joint announcement on the official start of the COC only when the situation in South China Sea was generally stable and if there would be no major disruptions from "outside parties". (more...)
Is Anthony Scaramucci about to get his own sitcom?
- August 06, 2017

The plot would be art imitating life because the show would have an outsider gaining power in DC which would not please longtime politicians. New Yorker writer Ryan Lizza, realizing that he is doing the Lord's work has released the audio version of the interview that the White House claims is the reason Mucci Mane is no longer in the White House . (more...)
Berlin: 2 Chinese tourists detained for making Nazi salutes Berlin: 2 Chinese tourists detained for making Nazi salutes
- August 06, 2017

The pair were questioned at a local police station and released after paying 500 euros ($589) bail each. The Nazi party is banned in modern Germany, and its symbols and imagery can only be used for purposes such as teaching or historical research. (more...)
Former minister elected as new vice president of India
- August 06, 2017

However, it was revealed that 14 Members of Parliament (MPs) were not present during the voting process.Voting for the Vice-Presidential Election ended with a total poll percentage of 98.21 per cent. Will cherish this aspect of our association. "My best wishes for a fruitful & motivating tenure", Modi wrote. "In the tradition of our democracy, Gopal Krishna Gandhi Ji fought this election with dignity for certain ideals", she said. (more...)
DHS spokesman being considered for White House job DHS spokesman being considered for White House job
- August 06, 2017

John Kelly , was reportedly brought on to clean house - but what if the person he needs to rein in is the president? President Donald Trump on Monday said that under his leadership the U.S. If they leave it alone, the collusion story and all the attendant investigations will run their course, no one will serve any time and this faux-scandal won't become Trump's Watergate. (more...)
Telangana leaders congratulate Naidu on his election as VP
- August 06, 2017

The two developments, in fact, may go a long way in assuaging tempers in the BJP that flared after 31 NDA members went missing when the crucial OBC Bill - a Constitution amendment Bill - was put to vote earlier this week, and the Opposition managed to get an amendment to it cleared. (more...)
White House Communications Director Scaramucci resigns hours after John Kelly sworn in White House Communications Director Scaramucci resigns hours after John Kelly sworn in
- August 06, 2017

Mail sent to Harvard alumni this week indicated former communications director for President Trump, Anthony Scaramucci , was dead, reports Reuters. We wish him all the best, Sanders said. Scaramucci's abrupt removal occurred just 10 days after he was added to the West Wing staff and during Chief of Staff Gen. (more...)
Trump admin warns against classified info leaks Trump admin warns against classified info leaks
- August 06, 2017

The Washington Post has published transcripts of his conversations with the leaders of Mexico and Australia. The attorney general and the national intelligence director are set Friday to discuss what the Justice Department calls "leaks of classified material threatening national security". (more...)
Three Injured And Units Evacuated As Crane Collapses In Sydney Three Injured And Units Evacuated As Crane Collapses In Sydney
- August 06, 2017

Workers are rescued from the crane via a basket. Two buildings have been evacuated and an exclusion zone has been established around the site. A woman who lives in the building across from where the crane landed told The Daily Telegraph she only had time to grab a couple of items before fleeing. (more...)
Former Prosecutors say White House leaks are a Federal crime Former Prosecutors say White House leaks are a Federal crime
- August 06, 2017

The Washington Post has published transcripts of his conversations with the leaders of Mexico and Australia. Former U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia Joe DiGenova told Fox News. Some of those considerations include; the markings and history of the document and its exact classification. In May, The Intercept posted a transcript of an April call between Trump and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte. (more...)
Police chiefs don't agree with Trump's suggestion to be 'rough' with prisoners Police chiefs don't agree with Trump's suggestion to be 'rough' with prisoners
- August 06, 2017

The comments were met with applause and laughter at the event, which was held in Brentwood, New York, where Trump was speaking to officers in support of their fight against the MS-13 gang. Regardless of why a person is in police custody, everyone is treated humanely, respectfully, and professionally". Implying that they should abuse their authority is another.Leaders of police departments did the right thing in either distancing themselves from or outright denouncing Trump's remarks.From Long ... (more...)
Trump White House Looks To Quash 'Deluge' Of Leakers Trump White House Looks To Quash 'Deluge' Of Leakers
- August 06, 2017

Workmen are taking advantage of the August exodus to replace the building's 27-year-old heating and cooling system as well as fix a host of other things, including the problem of actual water leaks in the press office ceiling. The plans also include structural reforms, as repairs to a leak in the ceiling and to the stairs of the South Portico on the South Lawn. Clearly moved by their stories, Ivanka, who lives in the West Wing of the White House , took to Instagram to share a picture ... (more...)
Total solar eclipse 2017: Everything you need to know, from an astronomer
- August 06, 2017

Total solar eclipses cast an eerie darkness over the day, but astronomers say that's an ideal time to study the sun. The path of totality will start in OR, sweeping across 14 states and end north of Charleston, South Carolina. That's why the Seattle Public Library is distributing a limited number of free viewing glasses to the public, to allow people to safely watch the solar eclipse. (more...)
Lowcountry weather: How much longer will rain be in the forecast?
- August 06, 2017

Calm wind becoming west around 5 miles per hour in the afternoon. The chance of rain is here to stay, at least through Friday , the National Weather Service reports. Tuesday night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Wednesday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Sunday will be partly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. (more...)
Search underway after man spotted in water off Sussex coast Search underway after man spotted in water off Sussex coast
- August 06, 2017

A fourth man was rescued after the crash at about 05:50 BST, about two miles off the coast of Shoreham, the RNLI said. Lifeboats from Shoreham and Brighton are now searching the area along with the coastguard helicopters. "The body of a man was recovered from the sea and brought ashore by coastguard helicopter around 8.15am". It is thought the boat sank when it collided with another. (more...)
China says US, North Korea hold "primary responsibility" for de-escalating tensions
- August 06, 2017

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will press China and other Asian countries to take tougher action against North Korea when he attends regional meetings in Manila starting this week, a senior US official said on Wednesday. Earlier China also rebuffed the USA criticism, saying the North Korean problem had not arisen because of China and that all countries should work together to find a solution. (more...)