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Global US North Korea sanctions bill targets Chinese garment firm
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Army personnel and spectators gather at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang on July 6 to celebrate the successful test launch of intercontinental ballistic rocket Hwasong-14 in this photo, released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on July 7.

Global Ogwumike, Griner, Stewart headline WNBA All-Star reserves
Author: 0 Ogwumike, Griner, Stewart headline WNBA All-Star reserves

For the East's bench, reserve players will include two other Connecticut Sun players as Alyssa Thomas and Elizabeth Williams each make their debuts. There's no doubt who the fans will be pulling for in the contest involving Bird, a 10-time All-Star playing in front of her home crowd. "I'm excited to be a part of it".

Global Those in Trump counties support president's policies, oppose his style
Author: 0 Those in Trump counties support president's policies, oppose his style

During the campaign, polls consistently showed Clinton and Trump both scoring historically low on favorability, with voters often questioning their honesty and integrity. In follow-up interviews, the pollsters found some Clinton supporters voted for her because she was the lesser of two evils. Even after the bitter 2008 primary fight with Barack Obama when Clinton's favorables hit their lowest sustained measures, her Gallup favorables went back to positive territory shortly after ...

Global Man City to beat Chelsea to sign Brazilian full-back?
Author: 0 Man City to beat Chelsea to sign Brazilian full-back?

Chelsea has made moves to sign the 26-year-old but is wary of paying over the odds while they are also running parallel negotiations for striker Alvaro Morata who is their priority. Danilo is set to move to Manchester City , according to Gianluca di Marzio . Manchester City has already signed Kyle Walker from Tottenham Hotspur and is still craving for more signings in the right back position.

Global Obamacare Repeal-Only Bill Sinks
Author: 0 Obamacare Repeal-Only Bill Sinks

McConnell conceded the bill was dead late Monday, saying in a statement he would change tactics, moving to open debate on a repeal bill without a replacement plan. But many in the Trump resistance movement say that while those restrictions are key, the ultimate goal should be not to improve the ACA, which allows Americans to buy health insurance from state-run marketplaces, but to guarantee healthcare for every American with a single-payer or Medicare for All system.

Author: 0 Lookout for Price Target? Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

The stock has been upbeat for quite some time as is up 1.52% for the last 20 trading days, and now the firm's performance is turning out to be bullish with a 0.92% gain for the week. The company has a market cap of $28.36 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.10 and a beta of 1.56. Vetr upgraded it to "Buy" rating and $59 target in Monday, August 24 report.

Global On Nelson Mandela International Day, foreign ministry says he was an inspiration
Author: 0 On Nelson Mandela International Day, foreign ministry says he was an inspiration

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, worldwide peacemaker, politician, philanthropist and former President of South Africa. 'His extraordinary strength of character and his conviction and devotion to duty will endure through time as an inspiring example, ' he said at a session of the Assembly for the International Day of Nelson Mandela.

Global White House briefing is off-camera again
Author: 0 White House briefing is off-camera again

With still pictures onscreen, Spicer spoke off-camera and this did not make it gripping. A Democratic congressman has also proposed a bill requiring the White House hold two on-camera briefings a week, an attempt to goad the administration into greater transparency.

Author: 0 Team Helps Froome Maintain Lead Before Decisive Stages of Tour de France

Unfortunately, the strong Norwegian lost a few positions in the final corners but thanks to a powerful sprint, he still managed to take second place, narrowly beaten by Matthews. He will need a slight cushion when they ride into Paris as I reckon Kittel has a mortgage on that stage. Yates retained the white jersey for the Tour's best young rider, almost four minutes ahead of nearest rival, South African Louis Meintjes.

Global Evacuations ordered for town of Mariposa due to Detwiler Fire
Author: 0 Evacuations ordered for town of Mariposa due to Detwiler Fire

Flames from the Detwiller rise over Highway 49 in Bear Valley, California. Cal Fire reported that Tuesday was a day marked by "extreme and aggressive fire behavior" with numerous short-range spotting and runs uphill as the inferno, which began Sunday two miles east of Lake McClure northwest of Mariposa, roared to the southeast, directly towards the town.

Author: 0 United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) Sees The Needle Move on Volume

The shares were bought at an average cost of $19.31 per share, with a total value of $28,965.00. Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is 3.86%. The company had Year Ago Sales of 1.49 Billion. The Firm also operates blast furnaces and electric arc furnaces. It has a 23.72 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, its activities included eight steelmaking and finishing plants, two coke plants and two tube manufacturing plants across states, including Indiana, Kentucky, ...

Author: 0 Trump, Putin Met for almost an Hour in 2nd G20 Meeting

During the course of the dinner, all the leaders circulated throughout the room and spoke with one another freely, the White House explained. Anton said that members of the president's staff and cabinet weren't present for conversation.

Global North Korean defector returns under mysterious circumstances
Author: 0 North Korean defector returns under mysterious circumstances

In the video, the woman introduces herself as Jeon Hye-Sung, and said she voluntarily returned across the border to live with her parents. North Korean propaganda often contains extreme claims and sometimes features former defectors who criticize the South.

Global Trump had an undisclosed meeting with Putin at the G20
Author: 0 Trump had an undisclosed meeting with Putin at the G20

Trump responded to the reports in tweets Tuesday night, he wrote; "Fake News story of secret dinner with Putin is "sick". The second meeting , undisclosed at the time , took place at a dinner for G-20 leaders, a senior administration official said .

Global Tamil Nadu MLAs get 100% salary hike, pension increased to Rs 20000
Author: 0 Tamil Nadu MLAs get 100% salary hike, pension increased to Rs 20000

Every MLA's pension has been revised from 12,000 to 20,000. On Tuesday, the farmers held a protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar. Palaniswami told the assembly that the legislators now drawing a monthly salary of Rs 50,000 and this will nearly double due to the hike in basic salary and other allowances.

Global S. Korea proposes military talks with North - Newspaper
Author: 0 S. Korea proposes military talks with North - Newspaper

The sticking point is that Kim will want more than Moon can promise, such as an end to the South Korea-US joint military drills. The last time the arch-rivals held military-level talks to ease tensions was in 2014 but they failed to reach an agreement then.

Global Trump and Putin held a second, undisclosed, private meeting
Author: 0 Trump and Putin held a second, undisclosed, private meeting

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a previously undisclosed private meeting at the G20 summit earlier this month, a White House official said on Tuesday. The second conversation was first reported by Ian Bremmer of the Eurasia Group during an interview with Charlie Rose on Bloomberg. "At the dinner, President Trump was seated between Mrs Abe, wife of the Prime Minister of Japan, and Mrs Macri, wife of the President of Argentina".

Author: 0 WH: Trump, Putin Met Only 'Briefly' for Second Time at G-20

But he said the discussion was casual and should not be characterized as a "meeting" or even a less formal, but official, "pull-aside". Trump spoke to Putin at the end of a couples-only social dinner at the summit in Hamburg, Germany, the official said.

Global Of Defense releases info on strikes conducted against ISIS
Author: 0 Of Defense releases info on strikes conducted against ISIS

President Donald Trump's war against ISIS is leading to a shocking number of civilian deaths in Iraq and Syria , according to an investigation conducted by the watchdog Airwars and The Daily Beast . First, he delegated authority to the right level to aggressively and in a timely manner move against enemy vulnerabilities. President Trump has delegated an enormous amount of power to his military commanders, and American and Iraqi commanders are now able call in air strikes without getting ...

Global UAE Behind Hacking Attacks on Qatar's Media Aimed at Provoking Diplomatic Row
Author: 0 UAE Behind Hacking Attacks on Qatar's Media Aimed at Provoking Diplomatic Row

The Washington Post cited unidentified USA intelligence officials as saying they had learned last week of newly analyzed information showing that top UAE officials had discussed the planned hacks on May 23, the day before they occurred. Earlier Monday, the Washington Post reported that USA intelligence had evidence proving that the United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of the QNA, citing unnamed intelligence sources.

Global Great grandson of Bal Gangadhar Tilak booked for rape
Author: 0 Great grandson of Bal Gangadhar Tilak booked for rape

Tilak , on charges of rape following a complaint by a woman, police said here on Tuesday. According to the police, the complainant is a divorcee and she knew Tilak for the past few years. His father, Deepak Tilak, is now the vice-chancellor of Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth. Rohit Tilak had an unnsuccessful bid while contesting inthe Maharashtra assembly elections in 2014.

Global Salaries of the BBC's highest-earning stars to be revealed
Author: 0 Salaries of the BBC's highest-earning stars to be revealed

The BBC says the £150,000 salaries represent "less than a quarter of 1%" of its talent contracts a year ago. I blame my agent and the other TV channels that pay more. We're working for the public, so why shouldn't they know? The BBC has for years resisted political pressure to reveal its salary data. He said that the BBC "always try to pay people at a discount to the market" and are "not afraid to walk away if money becomes an issue".

Global GOP official apologizes for sharing article that called for McCain's death
Author: 0 GOP official apologizes for sharing article that called for McCain's death

Some experts are speculating that this mass that was removed could be a recurrence of the melanoma rather than a blood clot. Arizona State Senator Kelli Ward, who challenged McCain in the 2016 primary, raised concerns about McCain's health previous year - saying he had gotten "weak" and accused him of "falling down on the job".

Global Duterte wants martial law until end of 2017
Author: 0 Duterte wants martial law until end of 2017

The extension of martial law would also allow government forces to focus on liberating Marawi City as well as rehabilitating and rebuilding the municipality that has been left in ruins from nearly two monthts of heavy fighting, Abella added.

Author: 0 France calls for swift lifting of sanctions on Qatari nationals

Le Drian spoke alongside his counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani in Doha today. Afterwards, Tillerson left Doha for Washington without making any comments about the outcome of the talks. The post 2022 World Cup: Six Arab countries write Federation Internationale de Football Association, demand stripping of Qatar hosting right appeared first on Vanguard News .

Global Clinton More Unpopular Than Trump
Author: 0 Clinton More Unpopular Than Trump

J. Ann Selzer oversaw the survey , observing that there's a broadening "discontent" for Hillary Clinton because she hasn't sought the spotlight. Sixty-one percent say the nation is headed down the wrong path, also up 12 points since December.

Global Taxi fares in Singapore is 20th cheapest in the world
Author: 0 Taxi fares in Singapore is 20th cheapest in the world

However, it ranked behind other Asian cities like Mumbai (US$1.40), Jakarta (US$1.47) and Bangkok (US$1.64). After surveying traditional taxi operators in cities like New York, Hong Kong and Mumbai, Cairo came up tops with the cheapest cab ride of US$0.55 (S$0.75) based on a 3km distance.

Author: 0 Gulf crisis: Erdogan to visit Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar

France has called on a Saudi-led quartet of Arab countries to immediately lift sanctions on Qatari nationals as an unprecedented diplomatic rift between the so-called siege states and the Persian Gulf's peninsular country increasingly deepens.

Global Threat of North Korea growing, senator says
Author: 0 Threat of North Korea growing, senator says

Yi also said the agency had not detected any unusual activity at North Korea's Punggye-ri nuclear test site. There is condemnation in the G20 mostly economic forum but was not openly addressed in the assembly. This has put pressure on Washington and the rest of the world to change tactics in dealing with North Korea - tactics that have so far failed to sway the rogue state from further provocations.

Global Honor Killing: Christian man killed daughter over a relationship with Muslim
Author: 0 Honor Killing: Christian man killed daughter over a relationship with Muslim

The father then chose to murder her, according to the indictment. Sami was heard saying "Forget about her, let her go to hell" when his wife asked him why he let Henriette attend her graduation party. She sent panicked messages to a friend that said: "You wouldn't believe what they did to me". But the teenage girl refused police help, and she refused to go home.

Author: 0 Duterte seeks reboot of BBL amid attacks in Mindanao

In a statement published on its website the party said the extension of military rule will result in the worsening of "military and political abuses". The CPP said on May 25 that "Duterte's martial law is against the people, [and] it is imperative for the New People's Army to take action to oppose and fight it in order to defend the people's rights and interests".

Global Man missing under rubble as church collapses in Cardiff
Author: 0 Man missing under rubble as church collapses in Cardiff

Two others men escaped the building - which was set to be demolished - neither were seriously harmed. AN OBSTRUCTION on the track is leading to misery for rail commuters as trains are delayed or cancelled. A Network Rail spokesman said: "We have been made aware of an incident next to the railway in the Splott area of Cardiff". "All trains were initially stopped between Cardiff and Newport but two lines have since reopened, allowing a limited service to resume".

Global Hillary Clinton even less popular than Donald Trump, poll shows
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton even less popular than Donald Trump, poll shows

Ann Selzer, who oversaw the survey , told Bloomberg. The new poll shows more than 20 percent of those who voted for Hillary Clinton in the presidential election now have an unfavorable view of her - that's up from just 8 percent of voters having an unfavorable view of her in the final Bloomberg poll before the November election.

Global Trump wins popularity poll over Hillary Clinton
Author: 0 Trump wins popularity poll over Hillary Clinton

Clinton's numbers are her second-lowest score since the poll began tracking her in 2009. President Trump has failed to enact promised sweeping changes on health care or tax reform, and the budget still hasn't been passed. As was the case throughout the campaign, Clinton suffers from gender and racial gaps. Bernie Sanders before the first primary ballots were cast and as the scandal surrounding her use of a private email server escalated.

Global Gore: US going through a 'challenging time'
Author: 0 Gore: US going through a 'challenging time'

Significantly, he added that "if President Trump won't lead, the American people will". Later that evening, Gore reflected on his private conversation with Trump about the Paris accord during an interview on CBS' " The Late Show with Stephen Colbert ".

Global Fantasy golf has two big weeks rapidly approaching
Author: 0 Fantasy golf has two big weeks rapidly approaching

Feel ready to go". World No3 Jordan Spieth of the USA and 2016's Open champion Henrik Stenson of Sweden will play together alongside Kim Si-Woo of South Korea in the first two rounds. "I was playing the entire time". "You look at how it was at Erin Hills. Obviously winning the Masters was wonderful and it does give you a little bit of extra confidence and I've been having a very solid year".

Global Pro-Russia Separatists Proclaim New State to Replace Ukraine
Author: 0 Pro-Russia Separatists Proclaim New State to Replace Ukraine

The Associated Press has reported on Russia's efforts to support the separatists in Ukraine with money, weapons and new fighters. "That is something that's certainly an area of concern to us, but I just don't - beyond that, I don't want to dignify it with a response", State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert told reporters on Tuesday.

Author: 0 UAE behind Qatar hack that kicked off Gulf dispute

The hacked reports said Qatar's emir called Iran an "Islamic power", and heaped praise on Palestinian resistance group Hamas, among other controversial claims. "This defense cooperation between Doha and Ankara is part of their common defense vision to support anti-terrorism efforts and maintain security and stability in the region", a statement by Qatar's Armed Forces said.

Global Health Care Bill Collapse Caught President Trump Off-Guard
Author: 0 Health Care Bill Collapse Caught President Trump Off-Guard

Replacement plan efforts died when four senators said they would vote no on the revised Better Care Reconciliation Act, a replacement plan that took two months to craft. Two other GOP senators, Susan Collins of ME and Rand Paul of Kentucky, already had said they would vote no. The president has consistently hit roadblocks to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Global Hillary Clinton Still Less Popular than Donald Trump
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton Still Less Popular than Donald Trump

There is little support in counties that fueled President Trump's electoral victory for GOP efforts on healthcare reform, according to a new poll. Ann Selzer , who oversaw the survey, told Bloomberg. The figure was Clinton's second-lowest score since Bloomberg began tracking the former presidential candidate in 2009.

Author: 0 Erdogan to visit Gulf region amid row

The Gulf in June plunged into its worst diplomatic crisis in decades when Saudi Arabia and several allies announced they were cutting ties with Qatar and later delivered a list of 13 demands to the country. Noting that Egypt , Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain are not backing down. Qatar's neighbours had already rejected its explanation and said Sheikh Tamim's reported remarks reflected deliberate ambiguities in Doha's policies that have undermined regional stability.

Author: 0 Qatar seeks Pakistan's help in diffusing Gulf diplomatic crisis

Five countries - the UAE, Bahrain , Saudi Arabia , Egypt , and Yemen - cut ties with Qatar over claims it had destabilished the Gulf by supporting extremist groups . Saudi Arabia also sealed Qatar's only land border, impacting a key source of food imports in the mostly desert nation. The UAE has denied involvement , calling the Post report "false" and insisting that the UAE "had no role whatsoever" in the alleged hacking.

Author: 0 Six nations 'urge Fifa to strip Qatar of World Cup'

Saudi Arabia's Government has accused Qatar of "grave violations, both in secret and in public". Experts also say Qatar's courting of the Brotherhood ties in with the small country's outsize diplomatic efforts to boost its global influence.

Global Erdogan to visit Qatar and Saudi amid Gulf crisis
Author: 0 Erdogan to visit Qatar and Saudi amid Gulf crisis

Still, four Arab states - the United Arab Emirates , Saudi Arabia , Egypt and Bahrain - cut diplomatic and trade ties with Qatar and issued a list of 13 demands. The Post reported that USA intelligence officials learned last week of newly analyzed information that showed that top UAE government officials discussed the planned hacks on May 23, the day before they occurred.

Global United Arab Emirates Hacked Qatar, Sparking Gulf Crisis
Author: 0 United Arab Emirates Hacked Qatar, Sparking Gulf Crisis

In addition to cutting diplomatic ties, the countries also banned all Qatari media and instituted a transport and trade boycott in a bid to force the emirate comply with a series of political demands. "Unfortunately, we did not choose the time to attack, besiege and boycott Qatar, they (Saudi-led bloc) did choose the time so they can not come and ask us to close a base where everybody knows about it from a long time back and this is considered a relation between two sovereign state countries", ...

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