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Wisma Putra imposes travel ban to North Korea

Wisma Putra imposes travel ban to North Korea On Sept. 28, Malaysia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs banned Malaysians from visiting North Korea . The ministry added that the travel ban will be reviewed once the situation has returned to normal. - Malaysia's soccer team is scheduled to face North Korea in an Asian Cup tie in Pyongyang on October 5th . Malaysia is one of the few countries that have preserved friendly relations with the DPR... [Full Article...]

US Senate confirms Huntsman as ambassador to Russian Federation

US Senate confirms Huntsman as ambassador to Russian Federation Jon Huntsman has held the position of the top USA diplomat in Singapore and China and served as deputy U.S. trade representative under President George W. "I am looking forward to joining the US Embassy team in Moscow", Huntsman said on Twitter. The quickness of Huntsman's confirmation is noteworthy given the delays that have plagued the Trump administration's nominations. [Full Article...]

Trump Waves Jones Act to Speed Up Assistance to Puerto Rico

Trump Waves Jones Act to Speed Up Assistance to Puerto Rico DHS officials, however, have maintained that a waiver might not be necessary for Puerto Rico. With the devastation in Puerto Rico, South Florida educators are preparing for a huge influx of students. Nydia Velazquez of New York, Luis Gutierrez of IL and Jose Serrano of New York. Only the Department of Defense can obtain a Jones Act waiver automatically, as it did to transport petroleum products ... [Full Article...]

Delhi woman abducted, gang-raped by 23 men in Rajasthan's Bikaner

Delhi woman abducted, gang-raped by 23 men in Rajasthan's Bikaner They later called more people who also raped her at a government building. They repeatedly raped me in the vehicle near some mines. On her way back, she was waiting for transport near Khatu Shyam Mandir on the Jaipur Road at 2:30pm when two men allegedly dragged her into an SUV. [Full Article...]

UP Cabinet Minister Says Vice-Chancellor Of BHU Ordered Lathicharge On Students

UP Cabinet Minister Says Vice-Chancellor Of BHU Ordered Lathicharge On Students The police paid no heed to their cries while they kept trying to defend themselves. While the superior authorities are denying the lathi-charge on students, one of the teachers at Banaras Hindu University has come forward with her testament of the whole incident, narrating her own experience when the police entered the gates of the university. [Full Article...]

Myanmar military holds key to refugee crisis — Riaz

Myanmar military holds key to refugee crisis — Riaz At least 10 children and four women were killed when a boat carrying Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized in rough seas off Bangladesh on Thursday, police said. Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has said the country was ready to verify the refugee status of those who have fled, but has not guaranteed the right of return for all. [Full Article...]

Librarian Explains Why She Rejected Dr Seuss Books Donated by Melania Trump

Librarian Explains Why She Rejected Dr Seuss Books Donated by Melania Trump Liz Phipps Soeiro published a letter to Trump on the Horn Book's Family Reading blog, in which she said that she would not be keeping the books the first lady donated to Cambridge Elementary School, the Hill reported . "While we enthusiastically support the political engagement and passion of our employees, in this instance the editorial posted online gave the impression that the statement re... [Full Article...]

Land Securities Group plc (LAND) Given Hold Rating at Numis Securities Ltd

Land Securities Group plc (LAND) Given Hold Rating at Numis Securities Ltd Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price target on shares of Premier Oil PLC from GBX 75 ($1.01) to GBX 80 ($1.08) and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Woodmont Invest Counsel Limited Co invested in 0.48% or 10,405 shares. Pnc Fin accumulated 0% or 300 shares. Exchange invested in 0% or 170 shares. Therefore 18% are positive. [Full Article...]

South Korea: Return of wartime operational control will scare North

South Korea: Return of wartime operational control will scare North South Korea expects more provocative acts by North Korea next month, to coincide with the anniversary of the founding of the North Korean communist party and China's all-important Communist Party Congress. The comments came after a meeting between President Moon and the leaders of four major political parties. Moon and other liberals have campaigned for South Korea to play a greater role in the ... [Full Article...]

Ousted Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra sentenced in absentia to five years

Ousted Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra sentenced in absentia to five years On Wednesday, Yingluck was convicted in absentia of dereliction of duty for implementing a rice subsidy policy and sentenced to five years imprisonment. Officials in Dubai did not respond to questions about Yingluck's whereabouts. Appeals are allowed within 30 days, but the defendant must provide new evidence and submit the appeal in person. [Full Article...]

Mumbai station stampede kills 15 amid overcrowding and heavy rain

Mumbai station stampede kills 15 amid overcrowding and heavy rain Officials confirmed that 15 of the commuters died in the incident. Due to fears of a possible short circuit, a stampede took place on Elphinstone bridge near the station. Over 30 people have been injured, several of them seriously, and are being tended to at the hospital. The incident comes on the day when Railway Minister Piyush Goyal is in Mumbai . [Full Article...]

Murphy and Guadagno Join 'New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief'

Murphy and Guadagno Join 'New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief' In an effort to acquire as many products as possible for those suffering in Puerto Rico, rapper Fat Joe and singer Romeo Santos, who are both of Puerto Rican heritage, have signed on to make an appearance at drop-off centres to meet with fans as they donate materials to the initiative. [Full Article...]

Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL)

Meeder Asset Mgmt Inc has 0.01% invested in Carnival Corp (NYSE: CCL ). Covenant Multifamily Offices LLC now owns 39,931 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,618,000 after buying an additional 929 shares during the last quarter. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Carnival Corporation (NYSE: CCL ) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesda... [Full Article...]

California: DHS gave 'bad information' on Russian hacking

California: DHS gave 'bad information' on Russian hacking His statement also says: "Last Friday, my office was notified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. that Russian cyber actors "scanned" California's Internet-facing systems in 2016, including Secretary of State websites". It wasn't immediately known if Homeland Security made similar mistakes with any of the other 20 states. But she said that the agency did not tell all the appropriate off... [Full Article...]

Najib congratulates Germany's Merkel over election victory

Najib congratulates Germany's Merkel over election victory Seibert said Wednesday there can be no doubt about Merkel's "absolutely pro-European orientation" and "this fundamental conviction will not change". As other European leaders still digest Emmanuel Macron's wide-ranging and unashamedly aspirational speech on Europe, the world of industry is presenting the region's economy with facts on the ground. [Full Article...]

Liam Neeson says he is not retiring from action films after all

Liam Neeson says he is not retiring from action films after all So, is it time for Taken 4 ? " Someone asked me what the definition of patriotism is and I think it's being able to stand up and remind this country what it's doing wrong ", the actor said at a premiere of 'Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down The White House' - a film, in which he stars as the Federal Bureau of Investigation associate director, who handed over critical information on the Wate... [Full Article...]

What Investors Don't Know About the Tax Plan

What Investors Don't Know About the Tax Plan US President Donald Trump was set to roll out a proposal to overhaul the USA tax code on Wednesday after health care failure. By percentage of the population, more federal filers in CT paid this tax than in nearly any other state. Among those who do, the average claimed for 2014 was $27,447. The plan would almost double the standard deduction to $12,000 for individuals and $24,000 for fa... [Full Article...]

4 college basketball coaches charged in Adidas bribe scheme

4 college basketball coaches charged in Adidas bribe scheme Person, the associate head coach at Auburn University , was the fourth overall pick in the National Basketball Association draft in 1986 and was selected by the Indiana Pacers. Michel also said he knew a coach who needed a $60,000 loan and would "have 3 or 4 pros come out a year...." We are committed to playing by the rules, and that's what we expect from our coaches. [Full Article...]

Manchester United boss Mourinho wants to wrap up qualification asap

United will welcome Crystal Palace on Old Trafford this weekend looking to stretch their unbeaten run and cement a standing among the early Premier League pacesetters - with only goal difference keeping them off top spot at present. Romero has only started one match this season, though, so perhaps Mourinho will be tempted to change things in Russian Federation. The Portuguese told reporters ... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Watch issued for parts of eastern North Carolina

Tropical Storm Watch issued for parts of eastern North Carolina Coastal flooding, beach erosion and rough surf are all likely as the storm, now a Category 1 with 75-mph winds, churns nearby. A storm surge watch is also in effect for certain areas. The latest forecast doesn't have Maria actually making landfall in the US, but the storm will be close enough to impact parts of the east coast. A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expec... [Full Article...]


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