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Chinese Reporter Hums A Classic Bollywood Song At BRICS 2017 Summit

Chinese Reporter Hums A Classic Bollywood Song At BRICS 2017 Summit The border row seriously affected Sino-Indian relations until the two countries settled the issue by recalling their troops from Doklam last month. "It is natural that between large powers there would be areas of difference and it should be handled with mutual respect". [Full Article...]

European Union is being 'silly' over Brexit cash, David Davis claims

European Union is being 'silly' over Brexit cash, David Davis claims Meanwhile Mr Barnier claimed he needed to educate the United Kingdom about the price it would pay for leaving the bloc. Verhofstadt made the remarks to a parliamentary committee, just streets away from where British and European Union officials were negotiating in their third round of talks. [Full Article...]

NFL May Have Screwed Up Its Ezekiel Elliott Investigation

NFL May Have Screwed Up Its Ezekiel Elliott Investigation While Elliott did not face criminal charges, the NFL's investigation concluded that "there is substantial and persuasive evidence supporting a finding that [Elliott] engaged in physical violence against Ms. During the course of the past 13 months and culminating in the last three days of the appeal process, we have witnessed some of the most egregious violations of legal due process in connection ... [Full Article...]

Reality didn't meet the hype for Maria Sharapova

Reality didn't meet the hype for Maria Sharapova After her late night loss, former world number one Dane rips US Open over Maria Sharapova's plum scheduleNEW YORK Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki slammed US Open organisers for putting her on an outside court while Maria Sharapova , in her first grand slam since returning from a doping ban, has featured on the tournament's main stage. [Full Article...]

Merkel wants to end Turkey EU membership talks

Merkel wants to end Turkey EU membership talks Merkel repeated her standard position that she was in favour of stopping further discussions with Ankara about its participation in a EU customs union. The SDP leader tried to outmanoeuvre Mrs Merkel by saying he would end Turkey's European Union talks if he won. According to another survey carried out by the ZDF channel, Merkel won by 32 per cent against Schulz, who secured 29 per cent, w... [Full Article...]

Japan: North Korea tremor was a nuclear test

Japan: North Korea tremor was a nuclear test If the initial data holds, it would make it the most powerful weapon that North Korea has ever tested, according to USA officials. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said it detected a magnitude 5.6 natural disaster around 12:29 p.m. [Full Article...]

In Tweet Indicating His Exit, Suresh Prabhu Wishes 'Rail Family'

In Tweet Indicating His Exit, Suresh Prabhu Wishes 'Rail Family' Pradhan, Naqvi, Power Minister Piyush Goyal and Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman were elevated as cabinet ministers in a reshuffle on Sunday. Goel, who earlier held independent charge, has been shunted as the Minister of State for Parliamentary Afairs and Statistics and Programme Implementation. [Full Article...]

South Korea wants greater missile power in face of North Korean threats

South Korea wants greater missile power in face of North Korean threats Security Council resolutions and a serious and grave challenge not only to peace on the Korean Peninsula, but peace and security of the world", the South Korean Foreign Ministry said in a statement . The reclusive state fired an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 over Japan early on Tuesday, which it said was a mere "curtain-raiser" for the North's "resolute countermeasures" against ongoing US-South K... [Full Article...]

USA asks Russian Federation to close its consulate in San Francisco

USA asks Russian Federation to close its consulate in San Francisco As reported earlier by JOL, the United States directive to close one Russian consulate and two diplomatic annexes was ordered in response to Russia's expulsion of 755 U.S. There are three other Russian consulates separate from the embassy in Washington. Russia's consulates in New York, Seattle and Houston will remain open. [Full Article...]

Trump administration wants to tie Harvey relief money to debt ceiling

Trump administration wants to tie Harvey relief money to debt ceiling The White House is said to want to extend the debt limit to move back the specter of a U.S. default until after Congress can address funding for the full fiscal year and the Trump administration's tax-overhaul efforts. The Associated Press reported last week that Republican leaders were making plans to pair Harvey aid with an increase in the debt limit. "This is where we come to the part where... [Full Article...]

Trump prepares to discuss withdrawal from KORUS : WP

Trump prepares to discuss withdrawal from KORUS : WP During last year's campaign, Trump criticized both NAFTA and the South Korea agreement as bad trade deals. "Now is not the time for Washington to pull out of the KORUS FTA because a rift between the allies is exactly what Pyongyang wants and it's being served to them on a silver platter", Ms Duyeon Kim, a visiting senior fellow at the Seoul-based Korean Peninsula Future Forum, said yesterday. [Full Article...]

May reins in Tory rebels with fear of reshuffle

Speaking on BBC Radio 4's Today programme, Soubry said there had been discussions on the matter going on in private and in public, adding: "It's an absolute nonsense". While some had expected changes in the immediate aftermath of the party's autumn conference, the Times reports that the Prime Minister will wait longer before shaking up her team. [Full Article...]

Trump meets flood victims as he pays second visit to Texas

Trump meets flood victims as he pays second visit to Texas US President Donald Trump has arrived in Houston on his second trip to storm-ravaged Texas in the past week. Harvey, which came ashore on August 25 as the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in 50 years, is expected to be one of the costliest natural disasters in USA history, having displaced more than 1 million people and leaving wreckage in an area stretching for more than 300 miles (480 km... [Full Article...]

India's economic growth slumps as big reforms bite

India's economic growth slumps as big reforms bite China recorded 6.9 per cent growth in January-March as well as April-June quarters. According to the SBI report, growth of manufacturing and service sectors may turn out weak in the July-September quarter. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) was trading 5.10 points or 0.02 per cent lower during the early session. "I would be looking at probably now sub-6.3 per cent for the full year", he adde... [Full Article...]

World number one makes a stunning comeback in US Open

World number one makes a stunning comeback in US Open She took one step towards achieving that target when she recovered from a slow start to beat Nicole Gibbs, of the United States, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the second round. Still, Federer's unforced errors continued to mount in the fifth set - 11 in the first four games alone, including a badly shanked forehand on his first break point at 2-1, a netted backhand on his second, and a long forehand to let Y... [Full Article...]

Justice Department: No evidence Trump Tower was wiretapped

Justice Department: No evidence Trump Tower was wiretapped The explosive accusation created waves throughout Washington , especially since Trump offered up no evidence to back it up. As the President tries to pretend like he cares about hurricane victims in Houston, it is vital to keep in mind that this is also the same man who invented a wiretapped conspiracy against himself because his own paranoid mind was running wild. [Full Article...]

Mueller team has draft letter on Comey firing

Mueller team has draft letter on Comey firing Other excuses the White House offered included Comey making factual errors in testimony to Congress and Comey's failure to prevent leaks to the press. Media outlets have accused the White House of giving different explanations of why Comey was sacked, but the letter - versus what Trump said in interviews later - could account for the difference in explanations. [Full Article...]

Iowa National Guard Sends Troops and Helicopters on Aid Mission to Texas

Iowa National Guard Sends Troops and Helicopters on Aid Mission to Texas Hutchinson said he spoke Friday with Mark Hamilton Berry, adjutant general of the Arkansas National Guard, and A.J. Gary, the state Department of Emergency Management director. "That'll free up first responders and local law enforcement to focus on other areas", he said Friday. The state of Texas has requested support from Iowa. [Full Article...]

Rooney charged with drink driving

Rooney charged with drink driving It is claimed that Rooney, England's all-time record goalscorer, was seen spending the evening at the Bubble Room, a bar and restaurant near to his home, prior to his arrest. It's not finished yet. Erratic behaviour has followed Rooney on and off the field throughout his career. Writing on his website, Coleen Rooney's husband said: "It was great Gareth Southgate called me this week to tell... [Full Article...]

NK claims development of hydrogen bomb for ICBM

The state news agency released pictures of leader Kim Jong-un inspecting what it said was a new hydrogen bomb. Kim met with nuclear scientists and "watched an H-bomb to be loaded into new ICBM", KCNA said. The fifth nuclear test in September 2016 was measured to be possibly North Korea's biggest detonation ever, but the quake it caused was still not believed to be big enough to demonstrate a t... [Full Article...]


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