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N Korea missile launch flops

North Korea has boasted it is developing a missile that could carry a nuclear warhead to the U.S. West Coast, but South Korea and Japan remain the most likely targets. After the launch, China issued a call for restraint, citing the tension on the Korean peninsula. If that was his meaning, the threat was premature, because the us has other ways to deter North Korea. [Full Article...]

Melaye graduated with third class - ABU VC

Melaye graduated with third class - ABU VC According to the Vice Chancellor, Senator Melaye was a student of ABU with the name Jonah Daniel Melaye. "BA Geography" Professor Ibrahim Garba said while appearing before the Senate on Monday. "I commend the way the chairman of the committee conducted the proceedings of this investigation". Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike (middle) excahnging views with the Commander of the Nigerian... [Full Article...]

On Bhagat Singh's death anniversary, Pakistan demands apology from Britain

On Bhagat Singh's death anniversary, Pakistan demands apology from Britain Communist Party of India (Marxist) member Ritabrata Banerjee said the Punjab government had agreed to name the airport after Bhagat Singh. An event was organised to commemorate Bhagat Singh's contribution to the freedom struggle within British's colonial rule. [Full Article...]

SA Marks Human Rights Day

SA Marks Human Rights Day This year marks 40 years since his brutal murder by the apartheid state. The President joined Nontsikelelo Biko and family at his home town in Ginsberg and unveiled the grave site and memorial of Biko and then proceeded to the main commemoration event in King William's Town. [Full Article...]

Lockheed Martin moving F-16 production to South Carolina

Lockheed Martin moving F-16 production to South Carolina Lockheed employees in Fort Worth are being offered positions on the expanded F-36 production line, which will also add about 1,000 workers. Moving production to SC makes sense for several reasons, company officials said. India wants to modernize its aging military fleet of about 650 planes and the Indian Ministry of Defence has set up a competition to build a new single-engine fighter in that co... [Full Article...]

Republicans change health care bill in search for votes

Republicans change health care bill in search for votes So if Republicans are serious about lowering costs while expanding coverage to those who need it, and if they're prepared to work with Democrats and objective evaluators in finding solutions that accomplish those goals - that's something we all should welcome. [Full Article...]

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 0.99% and stays 1.53% away from its 50 days moving average. Shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust ( NYSE:WRE ) traded down 0.19% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $30.71. A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of IRET . [Full Article...]

Nepal PM to support new Silk Road during China visit

Nepal PM to support new Silk Road during China visit Chinese Defence Minister General Chang Wanquan arrived here on Thursday on a three-day official visit. Talking to journalists after the meeting, Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat said the former Prime Ministers, China experts and businesspersons have been briefed about the PM's China visit. [Full Article...]

Israeli talks conclude with no agreement on settlements

Mladenov described it as "deeply concerning" in his Friday speech, adding that Israeli authorities stated they would build thousands of new housing units. Around three million Palestinians live in the West Bank and east Jerusalem . Much of the global community has raised increasing alarm over settlement units expansion, saying it is gradually eating away at prospects for a two-state solution to... [Full Article...]

Trump blames Republican radicals for failure of healthcare bill

Trump blames Republican radicals for failure of healthcare bill The lawmakers continued to press for concessions from Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, creating an impasse in negotiations that helped lead to the legislation's dramatic defeat on Friday. "I don't think that one party's going to be able to fix this by themselves", the SC senator said Saturday at a town hall event. A few upcoming policy and political tests should give us an indication of how much... [Full Article...]

IPL 10: Pune Supergiant replaces Imran Tahir for injured Mitchell Marsh

IPL 10: Pune Supergiant replaces Imran Tahir for injured Mitchell Marsh Tahir, who was released by the Delhi Daredevils, also sits at the summit of the ODI bowlers rankings. The Supergiant squad now boasts plenty of world class leg-spinners with Tahir joining spiffy headband aficionado Adam Zampa as an overseas pro while India leggie Minoj Tiwary is also in the group. [Full Article...]

Thousands demonstrate in London against leaving the EU

Thousands demonstrate in London against leaving the EU The joint statement was signed as the heads of state convened to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome , a series of treaties setting forth numerous principles at the core of modern-day Europe. A "watered-down" declaration of unity Without the so-called Brexit looming, the summit in the opulent palazzo where founding members France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium and Lu... [Full Article...]

Amber Alert issued for missing California children

Amber Alert issued for missing California children Investigators initially issued an Amber Alert that included descriptions of the 2-year-old boy, Carlos Cortez, and the 1-year-old boy, Jayden Cortez. All the windows are tinted on the vehicle. The police said that the boys were inside their babysitter's vehicle when she stepped out for an errand and when she returned, the auto was gone. [Full Article...]

As meat supply dries up, Lucknow kebab makers brace for losses

As meat supply dries up, Lucknow kebab makers brace for losses Police have also started a crackdown on shops selling buffalo meat in the Muslim-dominated areas of Rasoolpur, Buxipur, Tiwaripur and Jafra Bazar in Gorakhpur, UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath's hometown. "I have made a decision to shut shop in protest", said Haji Zubair Ahmad, owner of Raheem's at Akbari Gate. Meanwhile, there is a rumour doing the rounds of all meat sellers going on a strike,... [Full Article...]

Huishan Dairy crashes in surprise sell-off

Huishan Dairy crashes in surprise sell-off Huishan's controlling shareholder Champ Harvest , which owns 70.8 percent of its stock and is majority held by Yang, has pledged almost all of the shares to secure loans. Huishan Dairy said Tuesday that for the past week, it has not been able to contact its senior executive in charge of treasury and cash operations, Ge Kun, whose work it said intensified after the Muddy Waters report. [Full Article...]

SC issues notice to EC on PIL alleging tampering of EVMs

SC issues notice to EC on PIL alleging tampering of EVMs The petitioner had filed the PIL after BSP chief and AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal complained of malfunctioning of EVMs which allegedly led to their defeat in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, reported The Times of India . Sharma alleged that the general and state elections held after 2010 and conducted by EVMs have been manipulated and forged for grabbing power with the help of wireless device which is li... [Full Article...]

3 dead as government troops raid militants in Bangladesh

3 dead as government troops raid militants in Bangladesh The military launched "Operation Twilight" to flush out the militants from the hideout. Witnesses said smoke billowed out of the building and they heard intermittent explosions and gunshots from the building. The country launched a massive crackdown on militants specially after the Dhaka cafe attack . They might have brought those to the den at different times, he said. [Full Article...]

North Korea hails 'new birth' of its rocket power

North Korea hails 'new birth' of its rocket power Chinese official also repeatedly say they do not have the influence over North Korea that Washington and others believe, and express fears poverty-struck North Korea could collapse if it were cut off completely, pushing destabilising waves of refugees into northeastern China. [Full Article...]

Hernando County Teacher Arrested After Admitting to Having Sex With Student

Hernando County Teacher Arrested After Admitting to Having Sex With Student Valerie Michelle Valvo a 34 year old Hernando County , Florida teacher has been arrested after allegedly having sex up to half a dozen times with a 17 year old student. Despite the claims, a juvenile can not consent to a sexual relationship with an adult under the law. The student is 17-years-old. Sheriff's spokesman Denise Moloney said: "She did admit that she was having a sexual relationsh... [Full Article...]

Corroded South Korean ferry loaded onto transport vessel

Corroded South Korean ferry loaded onto transport vessel South Korea has finally raised the capsized ferry Sewol from the seabed nearly three years after it sank in one of the world's worst maritime disasters. "The vessel was successfully loaded onto the semisubmersible ship as of 4:10 a.m." said the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries. Relatives of missing passengers of the sunken ferry Sewol react as they watch the salvage operation under way in th... [Full Article...]


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