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Korea to Import 2.8 Mln Tons of US Shale Gas Annually

Korea to Import 2.8 Mln Tons of US Shale Gas Annually In 2012, KOGAS signed a deal with the Texas-based Cheniere to bring in 2.8 million tonnes of LNG annually for 20 years starting this year. A gas company from Korea, one of the largest buyers of liquefied natural gas in the world, said it commenced a sales agreement with a USA supplier. [Full Article...]

Tory-DUP deal 'imminent' as Foster and May resume talks

The Northern Ireland party is pledging to vote with Conservatives on two topics that are at the forefront of British politics: national security - particularly in the wake of recent terrorist attacks - and the U.K.'s exit from the European Union. [Full Article...]

At least 100 dead after oil tanker overturns on Pakistan highway

At least 100 dead after oil tanker overturns on Pakistan highway Both Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Sharif expressed deep sorrow over the loss of so many precious lives in the incident. The dead included men, women and children. "It was a scene of the Day of Judgement. They were screaming for help", said Abdul Malik, a police officer who was among the first to arrive on the scene of horror in Pakistan's Punjab province. [Full Article...]

Trump To Sign Executive Order On Apprenticeships

The NRA says the USA foodservice industry employs more than 14.7 million people. Earlier this week, she traveled to a Wisconsin factory with the President to promote the program. Trump's top aides have made it clear that he envisions a far wider reach for apprenticeships than now exists. The budget calls for a 40 percent cut to the Labor Department's Wagner-Peyser Employment Service, which sup... [Full Article...]

Pak has done 'best and maximum' in fight against terrorism: Bajwa

Pak has done 'best and maximum' in fight against terrorism: Bajwa The chief reiterated, "We will continue our efforts to positively contribute towards regional peace & stability and shall not allow use of our territory against any other country". Since then, numerous operations have been held across the country under Operation Raddul Fasaad. The statement came in the wake of a spate of terror activities which have killed at least 85 people and left many others... [Full Article...]

Southern Utah wildfire grows, additional evacuations ordered

About 1,000 personnel are fighting the fire. The blaze is one of several burning in the U.S. West as extreme heat makes it hard for firefighters to tamp down the flames. Fire officials said it is hard for them to make major progress on the burn without putting crews in extremely unsafe conditions. About 1,000 firefighters put in barriers against the flames and air tankers dropped fire retard... [Full Article...]

CIA knew in August that Putin sought to boost Trump

Other Obama administration officials defended their efforts to counteract Russia's activities. "They did absolutely nothing". They also told Obama that the administration should indict those responsible in USA courts. Trump had repeatedly claimed that the outcome of the election would be "rigged" against him, alleging widespread voter fraud and inaccurate polling. [Full Article...]

Man shot to death at North Carolina apartment complex

Man shot to death at North Carolina apartment complex Davis said police don't know if the two are connected. Police said it happened shortly before 2:00pm at a home on Randolph Avenue. Police found a victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim said he was shot while driving in the area, Greensboro police said in a press release. He was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries by emergency workers. [Full Article...]

Modi First Indian PM to Visit Israel

Modi First Indian PM to Visit Israel Here are three thorny issues that could make for an uncomfortable visit. India does not have a formal alliance with the US, but defense ties have intensified in recent years with joint drills between the two militaries and defense sales. And I think that will come through in the visit on Monday.”. "But, there is much more that we can do to increase the flow of goods, services, capital and human ... [Full Article...]

Unlock protected sectors of Indian economy: USA congressmen to Trump

Unlock protected sectors of Indian economy: USA congressmen to Trump Officials were eager to downplay expectations of the visit, describing it as "no frills" - in contrast to Modi's first USA visit in 2014, when he basked in a rock star welcome at the Madison Square Garden arena in NY and addressed the United Nations, AFP reported . [Full Article...]

"Indian-Americans have enriched American art and culture", says congressman Schweikert

In his conference with USA business honchos, Prime Minister Modi stressed that the whole world is looking at India today adding that growth for New Delhi also presents a win-win partnership for the United States. "India makes its participation contingent on receiving billions and billions of dollars from developed countries", he had said. Trump tweeted on Saturday ahead of Modi's arrival fro... [Full Article...]

Trump confirms he called health care bill 'mean'

On Friday a fifth GOP senator, Dean Heller of Nevada, said he does not support the bill. Senate Republican leaders want a vote in the coming week on a plan to roll back much of President Barack Obama's health care law. Heller said that to win his vote, GOP leaders would have to "protect Medicaid expansion states" from the bill's current cuts. Heller, facing a competitive re-elect... [Full Article...]

PM Narendra Modi addresses nation in 'Mann Ki Baat'

PM Narendra Modi addresses nation in 'Mann Ki Baat' Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty". Remembering the 21-month period of emergency imposed by former prime minister Indra Gandhi, PM Modi said: "Democracy is not only a system". Even the judiciary did not remain unaffected by the shadow of the Emergency. The Emergency, he said, will be remembered for the way in which people of India came together and safeguarded the democratic values. [Full Article...]

US business schools can study India's GST implementation: Modi

The government takes prompt action and delivers results. Previously, Bezos has said the company will keep investing in the Indian market to strengthen technology and infrastructure. During the interaction at the Willard Hotel, where he is staying, PM Modi also gave a patient hearing to the wishlist of the top bosses. Stressing on various challenges from rise of extremism to the tensions in the... [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump: 'I leave the politics to other people'

Ivanka Trump: 'I leave the politics to other people' While there have been marked disagreements with the president's agenda in the First 100 days, Ivanka Trump personally explained that political disagreement is "normal". But Trump said she doesn't try to be a "political savant". Trump said she and her family are becoming used to living in Washington D.C., and that she is excited for the opportunity to help him achieve his goals. [Full Article...]

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip leaves hospital

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall , Prince Charles , Prince of Wales, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip , Duke of Edinburgh, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge. [Full Article...]

China landslide site evacuated over concerns of 2nd slide

China landslide site evacuated over concerns of 2nd slide Fifteen people were killed in a landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday and about 100 were believed to be still buried in the debris and feared dead, state media said. The landslide buried 1.6 kilometers (1 mile) of road and blocked a 2-kilometer (1.2-mile) section of a river. Some former village residents who had moved away to find work had returned to Xinmo by Sun... [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner arrives in Israel

Jared Kushner arrives in Israel Mr Netanyahu had vowed to build the settlement to replace Amona , a settlement outpost built on private Palestinian land that was dismantled in February following an Israeli Supreme Court ruling. "Those who want to make it harder rather than easier to make peace, whether by their statements or their actions, must be prevented from subverting the chances for peace", the official said. [Full Article...]

China landslide buries village leaving 10 dead and 93 missing

Thousands of rescuers with detection devices and dogs on Sunday were looking for signs of life amid the rubble of massive boulders that rained down on the village. Another three-year-old child of the family remains buried. "Just after we changed the diaper for the baby, we heard a big bang outside and the light went out". [Full Article...]

New Bill provides 50% reservation for students from Karnataka at NLSIU

New Bill provides 50% reservation for students from Karnataka at NLSIU NLSIU, which is now ranked as the best law institute in the country, has 80 seats in the undergraduate level, and 50 seats each in the postgraduate law course and in the masters course for public policy. State reservations are often perceived as popular with states and local politicians (with the BJP apparently having pushed for this reservation to be increased to 50% from 30% from the earlier dra... [Full Article...]


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