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European Union imposes more sanctions on North Korea

European Union imposes more sanctions on North Korea While China and Russian Federation have backed the U.S.in terms of sanctions, they are also both deeply critical of US foreign policy in the Asia-Pacific and have joined a number of countries in appealing to Trump to de-escalate the increasingly tense nuclear standoff between him and his North Korean counterpart. [Full Article...]

Rex Tillerson responds to 'castration' comment on CNN, 'I'm fully intact'

Rex Tillerson responds to 'castration' comment on CNN, 'I'm fully intact' Tax plan puts swing-state Republicans in tough spot MORE (R-Tenn.) that Trump is trying to "publicly castrate" his chief diplomat. In an interview with CNN, Tillerson tried to minimize tweets the president recently sent that appeared to undermine the secretary of state's diplomatic efforts and credibility. [Full Article...]

Modi to share dais with Nitish during Bihar visit tomorrow

Modi to share dais with Nitish during Bihar visit tomorrow PM Modi's visit to Bihar Museum in Patna; Bihar CM Nitish Kumar along with Deputy CM Sushil Modi, Ram Vilas Paswan . "But today while welcoming PM Modi to "his Patna University ", he tweeted, "...even I got an invitation, alas very late and with a very short notice...delayed by the "more loyal than the King's people" involved in the affair. [Full Article...]

USA named condition for return to UNESCO

USA named condition for return to UNESCO UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova in a Thursday statement expressed " profound regret " at the country's decision to withdraw from UNESCO . The withdrawal was confirmed Thursday by US officials speaking on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to be publicly named discussing the decision. [Full Article...]

Trump wanted tenfold increase in nuclear weapons, says network

Trump wanted tenfold increase in nuclear weapons, says network Trump indicated he wanted a bigger stockpile, not the bottom position on that downward-sloping curve". According to the network, Mr Trump had been shown a slide that showed the steady reduction of United States nukes since the late sixties, in line with post-cold war treaties. [Full Article...]

Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas sign reconciliation deal in major breakthrough

Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas sign reconciliation deal in major breakthrough Hamas and Fatah agreed to transfer administration of Gaza to Union government at latest until December 1st. Ismail Haniyeh, leader of Hamas, said that a deal had been struck after two days of talks brokered by Egypt. The official was referring to the diplomatic Quartet on Middle East peace, which includes the United Nations, the United States, the European Union and Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Mother leaves behind toddler in corn maze

Mother leaves behind toddler in corn maze Tuesday, anxious she had left her son in the maze overnight. The corn maze owner says the boy was scared and crying. It wasn't until Tuesday morning that the mother realized that her child went missing. The maze informed guests that they had a missing child, but nobody came to claim the boy by the time the maze had closed. No citations or charges have been filed as of yet, according WJPD Sgt... [Full Article...]

Sylvester Stallone Announces Creed 2's New Director, And It's Not Surprising

Creed followed the life and career of Adonis Johnson (played by Michael B. Jordan ) as he attempts to break into the world of boxing, to follow in the footsteps of his father. Sylvester Stallone will be doing more than playing Rocky Balboa in " Creed 2 ". So far Coogler, as well as the film's producer MGM, have yet to issue a comment on the recent announcement by Stallone. [Full Article...]

International Monetary Fund says United Kingdom is exception to global growth

International Monetary Fund says United Kingdom is exception to global growth The IMF today lowered India's growth projection to 6.7 per cent in 2017, 0.5 percentage points less than its previous two forecasts and slower than China's 6.8 per cent, attributing it to demonetisation and introduction of the GST. The IMF's projection is broadly in line with consensus, but significantly more optimistic than the recent 1 per cent growth forecast by the Organisation for Economic ... [Full Article...]

France Will Not Support Catalan Independence

France Will Not Support Catalan Independence This "legal position" establishes the principle according to which a State born out of secession within the EU would not automatically be considered as part of the Union. The demonstrations were in response to last Sunday's disputed referendum on Catalan independence . But protesters have also marched in favor of independence since the October 1 vote, claiming that the Catalans have a disti... [Full Article...]

France on brink of 2018 World Cup

France on brink of 2018 World Cup It took Les Beus just over two minutes to take the lead, as a lovely attack via Antoine Griezmann ended up with Matuidi blasting home from a tight angle. Zuber then added his second and Switzerland's fourth from 20 yards out early in the second half, and though Hungary were able to get a goal back through Richard Guzmics, Stephan Lichtsteiner made it 5-1 with seven minutes to play before R... [Full Article...]

Turkey-backed rebels in new Syria operation - Erdogan

The firefights come a day after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced plans for military intervention in Idlib province, where HTS militants drove out Ankara-backed rebels in July. The zone would be monitored by Turkish soldiers. "The goal of the operation is to liberate Idlib fully from Tahrir al-Sham". Afer those talks Putin declared the right conditions now existed to end the over six-... [Full Article...]

Galen Rupp wins Chicago Marathon, snaps 15-year American title drought

Galen Rupp wins Chicago Marathon, snaps 15-year American title drought American Jordan Hasay set a PB finishing third overall, matching her placing-performance from Boston, running 2:20:57. The crushing blow by Rupp was a 2:47 surge in the 38th kilometer to break the race open and leave Kirui behind. Hasay, who trains with Rupp under Alberto Salazar , was third in the Boston Marathon to give the USA its best combined male-female finish since 1985. [Full Article...]

Danish Police Recover Missing Body Parts of the Journalist Kim Wall

Danish Police Recover Missing Body Parts of the Journalist Kim Wall Identification was based on dental records from Sweden, he said. An autopsy of the torso had revealed Wall was stabbed more than 14 times in her genitals and other parts of her body and her limbs had been removed with a chainsaw. He told the Copenhagen City Court that Wall was badly injured and probably dead. He initially claimed he safely dropped her off in Copenhagen before the submarine... [Full Article...]

What happened inside the shooter's suite at the Mandalay Bay hotel

What happened inside the shooter's suite at the Mandalay Bay hotel With hundreds of victims still hospitalised, officials said the death toll was likely to rise. Las Vegas Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said in a press conference Wednesday evening that Paddock had previously stayed at a Las Vegas high-rise condo during a music festival the weekend before the shooting. [Full Article...]

Iowa State Defeats No. 3 Oklahoma in Shocking 38-31 Upset

Iowa State Defeats No. 3 Oklahoma in Shocking 38-31 Upset The Sooners have won 14 consecutive games, a streak that dates back 385 days to a 45-24 home loss to Ohio State on September 17, 2016. Iowa State broke a tie on Kempt's 25-yard pass to Allen Lazard , who made a spectacular coach in the end zone with 2:19 to play. [Full Article...]

UAE: NOC to reduce oil production in November as expected by OPEC

UAE: NOC to reduce oil production in November as expected by OPEC The U.S. benchmark posted its strongest quarterly gain since the second quarter of 2016. United States crude ended Monday's session down Dollars 1.09, or 2.1%, at USD 50.58. Hedge funds are again piling into oil, as are long-term passive investors, attracted not only by rising prices, but also by a profitable change in the forward-price curve . [Full Article...]

Nadal into quarter-finals, Peng Shuai retires at China Open

Nadal into quarter-finals, Peng Shuai retires at China Open The 31-year-old, who won his third US Open title last month, maintained his momentum in the second set to seal the victory. John Isner , the number six seed, also pulled off a routine 6-2 6-3 victory over Tunisian qualifier Malek Jaziri, although two of the American's unseeded compatriots bowed out. [Full Article...]

TransCanada spikes Energy East

TransCanada spikes Energy East Quebec politicians, along with Indigenous and environmental groups, welcomed the project's demise, branding it as a harbinger of the inevitable death of fossil fuels and a reminder of the need for further green energy development. (CNRL), Shell and Cenovus. Energy East "was supposed to cross more than 700 bodies of water", Quebec Environment Minister David Heurtel said separately in Quebec City. [Full Article...]

Stephen Curry, Kevin Love Among Players in Favor of NBA All-Star Changes

Stephen Curry, Kevin Love Among Players in Favor of NBA All-Star Changes National Basketball Association announced the new format Tuesday. Last season, LeBron James led fan voting in the Eastern Conference and Stephen Curry had the honor in the West . Back-to-backs per team have been reduced for the third consecutive season to just 14.9 back-to-backs per team this season, and the league has eliminated scenarios in which teams play four games in five days. [Full Article...]


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