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Tiffany's profit beats on higher sales in Japan

Tiffany's profit beats on higher sales in Japan However, the company plans to counter these obstacles through strategic initiatives and cost containment efforts. Tiffany expects fiscal 2017 global sales to rise by a low-single-digit percentage year-over-year and earnings to increase by a high-single-digit percentage over last year's $3.55. [Full Article...]

With road in Ladakh, 'India slapped own face', says miffed China

With road in Ladakh, 'India slapped own face', says miffed China India's Defense Ministry's urge to expedite the road construction comes in the follow-up to the reports of the Indian media that Indian and Chinese soldiers clashed on the banks of Pangong Lake in eastern Ladakh on August 15 "with stone-pelting, kicking and punching, throwing of stones, and using of sticks and steel rods, leading to severe injuries". [Full Article...]

Photo Suggests North Korea is Developing New Missile Designs

Photo Suggests North Korea is Developing New Missile Designs In fact, despite Trump's talk of " fire and fury " in early August, the US looks increasingly eager to cut a deal that would lower tensions in the region. resolutions. A joint statement after the Washington summit criticized China's expansionist policies on the South China Sea, while a joint statement by South Korea , the USA and Japan stressed trilateral cooperation in security issues. [Full Article...]

Philippine police say teen was killed before drugs links known

Philippine police say teen was killed before drugs links known One refused to speak, while the other two said the individual on the CCTV camera was their "asset", and was not Delos Santos. The documents carried the mother's signatures dated August 24, the day the Senate opened its inquiry into Delos Santos' killing. [Full Article...]

No safe havens for terrorists in Pakistan, NSC rejects Trump's remarks

No safe havens for terrorists in Pakistan, NSC rejects Trump's remarks In response, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday said that Pakistan was not looking for any material or financial assistance from the United States but rather trust, understanding and acknowledgment of its contributions. [Full Article...]

Barcelona cell planned big bomb attack, suspect tells court

Barcelona cell planned big bomb attack, suspect tells court An explosion close to midnight at a house in Alcanar, 200 kilometers (125 miles) down the coast from Barcelona , disrupts the cell's plans to set off bombs at high-profile targets in the city. Police found 120 butane gas canisters and traces of a home-made explosive in the rubble of the house at Alcanar, where they say two of the plotters were killed. [Full Article...]

Vettel aiming to spoil Hamilton landmark - Belgian GP in numbers

One of Schumacher's records could be matched this weekend if Lewis Hamilton can score his 68th F1 pole position. Still, if Hamilton needs any extra motivation for Sunday, he need only think about last year's race. It will mark the 25th anniversary of his father's first victory in Formula One, at Spa, before he went on to win 90 more races in an illustrious career. [Full Article...]

Epic battles expected in KL 2017 SEA Games men's football semi-finals

Epic battles expected in KL 2017 SEA Games men's football semi-finals Nattawat S and Phicha Au-Tra are their leading scorers with two apiece, but the other six Thailand goals were scored by six different players. Phicha Au-Tra made it 2-0 in the 52nd minute while Chenrop Samphaodi ensured all three points with a 68th minute strike. [Full Article...]

Thai court to rule on Yingluck's rice subsidy case

Thai court to rule on Yingluck's rice subsidy case Some legal experts have said an acquittal would not mean the Administrative Court would necessarily grant Yingluck's request, as judges would still need to look into the details of her innocence or whether there was an intention to cause damage. [Full Article...]

Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 9 to premiere on August 28

Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 9 to premiere on August 28 The "Phone-A-Friend" lifeline has been modified to "Video-A-Friend.' There's another new lifeline - Jodidaar ". Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 9 has been made more exciting this time because the makers have introduced a jackpot question for seven crores. [Full Article...]

Four hurt in baseball bat attack at Australian university

Four hurt in baseball bat attack at Australian university Four students at Canberra's Australian National University have been injured after a fellow student attacked them in a tutorial room on Friday morning. Police remain on the scene as investigations continue, while the university is offering support to those affected. Both the ABC and The Australian newspaper reported claims from witnesses that a baseball bat was used in the attack. [Full Article...]

GW poll finds public concerned about Trump's behavior

GW poll finds public concerned about Trump's behavior The president's approval rating slipped further underwater, with 35 per cent approving and 59 per cent disapproving of his performance, for a rating of minus 24. When asked which groups suffer the most bigotry, "54 percent of Trump voters says it's Christians followed by 22 percent for Muslims and 12 percent for Jews". [Full Article...]

China Asks US to Drop New N. Korea Sanctions

China Asks US to Drop New N. Korea Sanctions On Tuesday, the Trump administration imposed sanctions on 16 mainly Chinese and Russian companies and people for assisting North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs and helping it to make money to support those programs, Associated Press reported. [Full Article...]

Gylfi Sigurdsson stunner seals Everton's progress in Europa League

Gylfi Sigurdsson stunner seals Everton's progress in Europa League Ronald Koeman , the Toffees manager has said that Gylfi Sigurdsson will play, but he is still unsure if he will start or substitute. Everton have a big lead over Split from their first leg matchup last week. Everton midfielder and club record signing Gylfi Sigurdsson has wasted no time in paying back the $79m transfer fee after his move from Swansea City, scoring this cracker on his full ... [Full Article...]

Should India Fight America's War in Afghanistan ?

Should India Fight America's War in Afghanistan ? But this aspect of the Afghan strategy is likely to founder because of China's increasingly close economic ties with Pakistan , which reduces American leverage. "They've pledged about $3 billion since 2001", she said, adding that the USA wants Pakistan to be able to do more and intend to work with those countries for an Afghan-led peace process. [Full Article...]

Trump Retweets Meme of Himself 'Eclipsing' Obama

Trump Retweets Meme of Himself 'Eclipsing' Obama The photo shows a picture of Trump superimposed on a black and white picture of Obama. Most responses to the tweet questioned why the President retweeted it in first place or that he should take it down. The Sun is what gives us life and energy! Others chose to fight meme with meme. The violence in the tweet drew comparisons with the death of activist Heather Heyer, who was run down by a... [Full Article...]

Western Digital group to offer 1.9 trillion yen for Toshiba's chip unit

Western Digital group to offer 1.9 trillion yen for Toshiba's chip unit But the two sides have been unable to finalize a deal, reportedly because of uncertainty over the outcome of Western Digital's legal challenge to the sale. The company might be forced to delist from the Tokyo Stock Exchange unless it eliminates its negative net worth by March next year. -South Korean consortium has submitted. [Full Article...]

Myanmar urged to grant Rohingya citizenship

Myanmar urged to grant Rohingya citizenship It also recommended reviewing the citizenship law, which now does not recognise Rohingya as Myanmar citizens. Annan visited Rakhine state late a year ago to compile the report. He also said he had spoken to the head of the armed forces, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing about concerns for civilian safety amid a recent increase in troops stationed in the Rathedaung area of northern Rakhine State. [Full Article...]

U.S. lawmakers welcome sanctions on Chinese, Russian companies

U.S. lawmakers welcome sanctions on Chinese, Russian companies Military tensions between the USA and North Korea increased after President Donald Trump promised "fire and fury" in response to President Kim Jong-un's threats to fire missiles at Guam, a United States possession in the western Pacific. Yesterday's sanctions target third-country companies and individuals that assist already-designated persons who support North Korea's nuclear and ballistic mi... [Full Article...]

13-year-old behind wheel of auto transporting 25 lbs of meth

13-year-old behind wheel of auto transporting 25 lbs of meth It was then discovered that the driver was a 13-year-old boy, and the two passengers were identified as German Michel-Arreola, 22, and Irene Michel-Arreola, 19, all from Los Angeles. All three suspects are now facing felony drug charges, including distribution/manufacturing/possession with intent of meth, heroin, ketamine, cathinone. [Full Article...]


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