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Indonesia's Rate Cut Shows Comfort With Rupiah Outlook

Indonesia's Rate Cut Shows Comfort With Rupiah Outlook Bank Indonesia reduced borrowing costs six times a year ago, making it Asia's biggest rate cutter. Economists now suspect further rate cuts could be on the way in Indonesia, although their timing and depth will depend on the strength of the rupiah and how the economy responds to the recent cut in coming months. [Full Article...]

Army-Navy Game To Stay In Philadelphia Four Of Next Five Seasons

Army-Navy Game To Stay In Philadelphia Four Of Next Five Seasons The location for the 2021 game will be revealed later on Tuesday, officials said. Later in the day, they announced at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford , New Jersey, that the 2021 game will be played at the home of the New York Giants and New York Jets . [Full Article...]

Spain suspect rented vans for a move, he says

The official says Mohamed Houli Chemlal told a judge that the cell was preparing to attack Barcelona monuments with explosives and the imam meant to blow himself up when they did. Driss Oukabir, 28, whose passport was found in the abandoned van after the Barcelona attack, has maintained his innocence. Chemlal was born in Melilla, one of Spain's two North African coastal enclaves that have bo... [Full Article...]

U.S. sanctions Chinese, Russians over North Korea support

U.S. sanctions Chinese, Russians over North Korea support The United States should "immediately correct its mistake" of imposing unilateral sanctions on Chinese companies and individuals to avoid damaging bilateral cooperation, a Chinese embassy spokesman said on Tuesday. "New sanctions should be part of a robust sanctions campaign that includes engaging those who continue business with North Korea and present a choice: continue that business or work w... [Full Article...]

'Revisionist History' at Play in Call to Remove Columbus Monument, Pol Says

'Revisionist History' at Play in Call to Remove Columbus Monument, Pol Says Moments later, the man begins to bash the monument with a sledgehammer as another unidentified person stands nearby with a placard reading, " racism, tear it down ". Activists can be seen holding up the two handwritten signs, before pulverizing the engraved tablet at the base of the 44-foot-tall obelisk. In the wake of the deadly neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville this month - which was spurred b... [Full Article...]

Howard County moves to middle of pack in July unemployment figures

Howard County moves to middle of pack in July unemployment figures The statewide unemployment rate went up from 3.0 percent in June, but the state Department of Workforce Development says it is down from 4.5 percent in July 2016. The numbers have not been adjusted for seasonal fluctuations. The number never reaches zero because the labor force includes people who are recent graduates, who have moved to a new city to follow a spouse and who are temporarily laid of... [Full Article...]

North Korea chemical weapons said intercepted en route to Syria

North Korea chemical weapons said intercepted en route to Syria Two North Korean shipments to a Syrian government agency responsible for the country's chemical weapons program were intercepted in the past six months, according to a confidential United Nations report on North Korea sanctions violations. [Full Article...]

Breitbart is selling Steve Bannon fidget spinners because 'leftists need comfort'

Breitbart is selling Steve Bannon fidget spinners because 'leftists need comfort' And back in July, the prankster duped a number of White House officials: Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert was fooled by a fake Jared Kushner account; then-White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci was tricked by a fake Reince Priebus account; and Eric Trump fell for emails from a fake Donald Trump Jr. [Full Article...]

Tillerson's plan: USA may not win, "but neither will you"

Tillerson's plan: USA may not win, Last night, President Donald Trump spoke to the nation about his new strategy in Afghanistan . "We have some leverage in terms of aid, their status as a non-NATO alliance partner - all of that can be put on the table", Tillerson said . [Full Article...]

Barcelona cell had planned big bomb attack

Barcelona cell had planned big bomb attack Police said they had "scientific evidence" that the fugitive, Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, drove the van that barrelled through Barcelona's crowded Las Ramblas promenade, killing 13 people, then hijacked a auto and fatally stabbed its driver while making his getaway. [Full Article...]

Surviving Barcelona and Cambrils attacks suspects appear at Madrid High Court

Surviving Barcelona and Cambrils attacks suspects appear at Madrid High Court Four men accused of being members of a terrorist cell behind a van attack that killed 13 people in Barcelona last week appeared in court yesterday, a day after the alleged driver was shot dead by police. Three of them were arrested in the northern Catalan town of Ripoll. Five apparent cell members were shot dead by police after they rammed a auto into pedestrians in the resort town of Cambrils, ... [Full Article...]

Republican senator refuses to say whether GOP will endorse Trump for re-election

Gregory Cheadle, whom President Donald Trump called " my African-American " in one of the most well-known moments of the campaign, told The New York Times his support for the president is on "life support". Collins said the president failed to meet the expected standard of leadership. MSNBC reporter Hallie Jackson seemingly baited Collins to describe a scenario in which the Republican ... [Full Article...]

Spain terror cell: what we know about its members

Spain terror cell: what we know about its members French police carried out extra border checks on people coming in from Spain . The existence of such a broad plot is both unusual and terrifying, according to a Belgian terrorism investigator now working on the case. "And the Spanish have been pretty effective in rolling up other cells since the 2004 attack [in Madrid]". The archbishop of Barcelona, Cardinal Joan Josep Omella, said the presen... [Full Article...]

No, President Trump, there are not 'two sides'

No, President Trump, there are not 'two sides' After Charlottesville, Trump has largely refused to unequivocally condemn the actions of the white supremacist groups. Bro said that she received "three more frantic messages from press secretaries throughout the day and I didn't know why". [Full Article...]

Barcelona to sue Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar for 8.5 million Euros

Barcelona to sue Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar for 8.5 million Euros The Catalan giants claim the lawsuit relates to the payment of a first "loyalty" bonus on a previous contract renewal until 2021, but the Brazil global recently left the club in order to sign for PSG. The club is also demanding that PSG pay the money, if Neymar is unable to do so. Paris Saint-Germain have denied any wrongdoing and issued a statement declaring their "surprise" at Barcelona's ... [Full Article...]

Guam remains in "state of normalcy" following N. Korean threats

Guam remains in Just this month, as tensions between Washington and Pyongyang mounted following the launch of North Korea's second intercontinental ballistic missile, Trump warned North Korea that it stood to feel the " fire and fury " of the American military. [Full Article...]

People Killed in Syria by US-Led Coalition Air Strikes

People Killed in Syria by US-Led Coalition Air Strikes Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told AFP , on Tuesday, that there were about 19 children and 12 women among those killed in the raids. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance launched a ground assault in early June and is now believed to hold more than half of the city, which is the de facto capital of the " caliphate " proclaimed by IS in 2014. [Full Article...]

The Landmark Judgment of Indian Supreme Court on 'Triple Talaq'

The Landmark Judgment of Indian Supreme Court on 'Triple Talaq' The ruling noted that the triple talaq was "not integral to religious practice, and violates constitutional morality", and thus is not fundamental to Islam and does not have constitutional protection. "We congratulate all the women who brought this matter to the Supreme Court and to justice", Sandeep Chachra, Executive Director of ActionAid India said. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom posts first budget surplus since 2002

United Kingdom posts first budget surplus since 2002 In both months, accrued receipts are higher because of receipts from self-assessed income tax. The rise in borrowing was driven largely by the cost of servicing inflation-linked government debt, which stood at GBP21.6 billion in the April-July period, GBP4 billion higher than in the corresponding period previous year. [Full Article...]

Hundreds arrested ahead of Notting Hill Carnival

Hundreds arrested ahead of Notting Hill Carnival The Met made more than 26 arrests, predominantly for possession with intent to supply drugs, after raiding dozens of homes across south and west London with the aim of ensuring the "safety of the weekend". That is why we are sending a clear message to the small minority who may be planning to commit violence or other crimes that this will not be tolerated. [Full Article...]


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