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UK, Japan to hike pace of sanctions against N. Korea: May

UK, Japan to hike pace of sanctions against N. Korea: May Tokyo and London also pledged to work with the global community to strictly implement the United Nations Security Council's sanctions on North Korea with a view to bring about its denuclearization, according to the statement. In terms of central bank speakers we have only the Fed's Evans (dovish, voter) late this afternoon meaning the focus may remain on the lack of policy timing hints from ... [Full Article...]

Gusty winds and heavy rainfall to impact Kentucky as Harvey moves through

Gusty winds and heavy rainfall to impact Kentucky as Harvey moves through The highest risk of flooding rains will generally be closer to Southwest Louisiana, the Lake Charles area and northward, and then northeastward, perhaps into Central and Northern Louisiana later Wednesday into Wednesday night. However, Acadiana will see pretty interesting tropical rain bands over the next 24 hours or so as you may have already noticed the lower clouds starting to move more quickly... [Full Article...]

Pence to visit Texas on Thursday; details not announced

Pence to visit Texas on Thursday; details not announced Following Pence's speech, many online were quick to point out its "presidential" tone, especially because the former IN governor was first to meet with survivors of Hurricane Harvey, and not the president himself. Residents of Rockport were among the first in the USA hit by Harvey. Pence will land in Corpus Christi before traveling to the coastal town of Lockport. [Full Article...]

Pokémon Go adds limited time Battle Raids for Entei, Suicune and Raikou

Pokémon Go adds limited time Battle Raids for Entei, Suicune and Raikou Raikou , a Legendary Electric-type Pokemon [VIDEO ], is now available in the United States. The patch notes for update version 0.73.1 for Android and 1.43.1 for iOS confirmed that players can now spin the Photo Discs at Gyms with the Go Plus... [Full Article...]

Nafta Talks Are No Problem for Mexico's Peso (For Now, at Least)

Nafta Talks Are No Problem for Mexico's Peso (For Now, at Least) LePage said he's spoken with Trump about free trade and advised Canadians against reading "too much in what you sometimes hear". The U.S. negotiator who worked on the original North American Free Trade Agreement says that despite Trump's suggestions, he will not likely terminate the deal anytime soon. [Full Article...]

UK Prime Minister May seeks to reassure Japan on Brexit

UK Prime Minister May seeks to reassure Japan on Brexit The source added the leaders wanted to increase the effectiveness of the current sanctions by helping others to implement them. "We must focus on what our future relationship with the European Union is going to be, ensuring that we can get that trade deal right and also that we can form new trade deals around the rest of the world", she said. [Full Article...]

Concrete Border Wall Prototype Contractors Announced

Concrete Border Wall Prototype Contractors Announced LLC from Montgomery, Ala.; Fisher Sand & Gravel Co., dba Fisher Industries in. More than 200 companies are believed to have submitted designs for the proposed border wall. Four companies, including Fisher Industries based in Arizona, were selected to build the first wall prototypes. The four contracts are worth up to $500,000 (£387,000) each. [Full Article...]

US Closes Russia's Consulate in San Francisco, Compounds in NYC, Washington

US Closes Russia's Consulate in San Francisco, Compounds in NYC, Washington Russian Federation by Saturday will have to shutter its consulate general in San Francisco, as well as its annexes in NY and Washington, D.C. "We believe this action was unwarranted and detrimental to the overall relationship between our countries", said department spokeswoman Heather Nauert. [Full Article...]

European Refiners Set To Benefit From Gulf Coast Chaos

European Refiners Set To Benefit From Gulf Coast Chaos The share price of Carrizo Oil & Gas, an Eagle Ford-focused shale driller, has plunged by as much as 15 percent over the past week. The premium for Chicago-area gasoline above benchmark futures is at its highest since June 2016, while the Gulf Coast price is at its widest above futures since August 2012. [Full Article...]

PM condoles deaths in Mumbai building collapse

PM condoles deaths in Mumbai building collapse A police official said the explosion of gas cylinders in the building's ... " Mumbai is home to a lot of old buildings". At least seven people have died and rescuers are searching for dozens of others who are feared trapped in a building collapse in Mumbai . [Full Article...]

Greensboro firefighters headed to Houston on Thursday

Greensboro firefighters headed to Houston on Thursday Chief Forrest Walter says his agency also had five water rescue team members depart Wednesday night. The 129th Rescue Wing have deployed to Texas in the past perform search and rescue operations for Hurricanes Rita, Ike and Gustav. "When most of us see a threat, we run from it", he said. "They're going a long way and they're well needed down there", he said. CO-TF1 has been deployed as a Type ... [Full Article...]

Mumbai Floods: Missing Doctor found dead in worli

Mumbai Floods: Missing Doctor found dead in worli The drain ends at Worli and opens into the sea, where his body was found on Thursday morning. He was last seen getting out of his vehicle, which was stuck in water, near his home at Elphinstone Road. The police said that some people heard his voice. Sources said the doctor's umbrella was found near the manhole. Earlier on 29 August, three people died, in Vikhroli, due to the heavy rains. [Full Article...]

White House: Trump will donate $1M to Harvey relief

White House: Trump will donate $1M to Harvey relief He landed in Corpus Christi, near where Harvey made landfall last Friday, and travelled to Rockport - a small coastal city of about 10,000 people that had also been hit by the storm. The storm is now threatening the region near the Texas-Louisiana state line. In Beaumont, Texas, doctors and nurses evacuated some 190 people from a hospital that halted operations after water service in the city of... [Full Article...]

GOP Might Cut Disaster Relief To Help Fund Border Wall

GOP Might Cut Disaster Relief To Help Fund Border Wall While the Morning Consult/Politico poll found that 67% of Republicans - and 76% of Democrats - think the government should achieve its policy goals without a shutdown, if it came down to it, 51% of Republicans said they would support a government shutdown over border wall funding. [Full Article...]

Trump Expected To End DACA

Trump Expected To End DACA As the leaders of communities across the country-individuals and institutions that have seen these young people grow up in our communities-we recognize how they have enriched and strengthened our cities, states, schools, businesses, congregations, and families. [Full Article...]

Qatar says Saudi-led bloc unwilling to negotiate on blockade

Qatar says Saudi-led bloc unwilling to negotiate on blockade Moscow calls on Doha and the Arab states to give up their bellicose rhetoric and search for a solution to the crisis through dialogue and compromises, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said after talks with Qatari counterpart Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Pervez Musharraf declared 'absconder' in Benazir Bhutto assassination case; five accused acquitted

Pervez Musharraf declared 'absconder' in Benazir Bhutto assassination case; five accused acquitted The judges cited lack of evidence against them, but jailed two others, who were policemen, for negligence in failing to prevent the killing. The court also declared former military dictator Gen Pervez Musharraf as an absconder. Police told the ATC that Ismail had tapped a phone call from Baitullah Mehsood - the former Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan chief who was killed in a U.S. [Full Article...]

Benazir Bhutto assassination verdict : Five acquitted, two sentenced, Musharraf declared absconder

Benazir Bhutto assassination verdict : Five acquitted, two sentenced, Musharraf declared absconder The court cited a lack of evidence linking the men to the crime. But two senior policemen were sentenced to 17 years in jail for negligence in failing to prevent the killing. Following the association, Benazir Murder Case was registered in City Police Station, Rawalpindi . Seven persons including two police officers former CPO Saud Aziz and former SP Khurram Shahzad, and five persons allegedl... [Full Article...]

Mueller, New York Chief Prosecutor Join Forces in Manafort Probe

Mueller, New York Chief Prosecutor Join Forces in Manafort Probe Mueller is investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, to which Trump has reportedly replied that he has " complete power to pardon " anyone from relatives and aides to himself. Still, the Politico report said that no decision had been made on where or whether to file charges, and Manafort has previously said he did not engage in wrongdoing. [Full Article...]

Mueller, New York attorney general cooperating on Manafort probe

Mueller, New York attorney general cooperating on Manafort probe On Friday, Trump issued his first pardon - to former Arizona Sheriff Joe Apraio, an early Trump supporter who had been convicted of criminal contempt related to his crackdown on illegal immigration. Trump has denied any collusion by his campaign and has condemned the investigation as political witch hunt. Since then, Manafort's work as a foreign agent has remained under the microscope in the US'... [Full Article...]


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