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UK, Japan to hike pace of sanctions against N. Korea: May

British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a joint press conference with her Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe (not pictured) at the state guest house in Tokyo on August 31, 2017.br / May arrived in Japan on an official visit on August 30 with an eye to soothing Brexit fears and pushing ahead on early free-trade talks with the world's number three economy. [Full Article...]

A damp and cool Sunday. Sunshine returns for Labor Day

A damp and cool Sunday. Sunshine returns for Labor Day The combination of dry weather and high heat is also expected to increase already high fire danger in Western Washington. Wednesday's high in Madison was 80 at 3:53 p.m., 2 degrees above the normal high and 17 degrees below the record high of 97 for August 30, set in 1953. [Full Article...]

RSS welcomes Sitharaman's appointment as Defence Minister

RSS welcomes Sitharaman's appointment as Defence Minister Sitharaman, 58, who was promoted from being a junior trade minister, becomes the first female defense minister since Indira Gandhi was in charge of the department when she was prime minister 35 years ago. "As an ordinary worker from the south (India), it's a recognition by the party which overwhelms me", she said. Pradhan was given the additional charge of the Skill Development Ministry, which was... [Full Article...]

Princess Mako, Komuro express delight as they meet press for 1st time

Princess Mako, Komuro express delight as they meet press for 1st time They graduated from the university in 2014. Komuro, 25, said he proposed in December 2013 after dining with the princess in Tokyo. On Sunday, Princess Mako and her partner will hold a press conference. Japan's parliament enacted a one-off law in June allowing Japanese Emperor Akihito to step down and pass his duties over to Crown Prince Naruhito. Princess Mako has since introduced him to her p... [Full Article...]

Areas Remain 'Deadly Dangerous' in Wake of Harvey, Governor Says

Areas Remain 'Deadly Dangerous' in Wake of Harvey, Governor Says But for the first time since the weekend, authorities said, the flooding in Houston , the fourth largest U.S. city, is slowly receding in some areas. The storm's impact on the refinery-rich region was expected to cause gas prices to increase, and Abbott said that fuel was being sent from Oklahoma, Louisiana and New Mexico to Texas, and the state has taken steps to ensure that supply remains. [Full Article...]

Trump, Abe agree to up pressure on N. Korea

Trump, Abe agree to up pressure on N. Korea South Korean presidential spokesman Park Soo-hyun said in a press release, cited by the Yonhap news agency, the two leaders had "reached an agreement in principle to revise the "missile guideline". Seoul wants to increase the payload to a tonne. The US now has around 28,500 soldiers stationed in South Korea, and Washington also guarantees the country's protection under its nuclear umbrella. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Lidia leaves seven dead in Mexico's Baja California peninsula

Tropical Storm Lidia leaves seven dead in Mexico's Baja California peninsula In addition, a Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Baja California peninsula north of Punta Abreojos to Punta Eugenia, and for the Baja California peninsula north of Mulege to Bahia De Los Angeles as well as mainland Mexico north of Bahia Kino to Puerto Libertad. [Full Article...]

Houston Mayor defends decision not to evacuate ahead of Harvey

Houston Mayor defends decision not to evacuate ahead of Harvey As the government worked to help those affected by Harvey , another storm , Hurricane Irma , loomed in the Atlantic as a threat to Caribbean islands - and potentially, by next week, to the United States. Emergency officials and volunteers have lifted hundreds from the floodwaters. Texas Governor Greg Abbott said he would order 1,000 more National Guard troops to Houston Monday. [Full Article...]

Trump expects to request initial Harvey funding from Congress soon

Trump expects to request initial Harvey funding from Congress soon Trump had been expected to request $5.95 billion for the recovery effort after Harvey flooded areas of Houston and other parts of Texas. The White House says more than 436,000 households have registered for FEMA aid. He later corrected the spelling of "healing". He also tweeted Friday to praise his new chief of staff, Gen. John Kelly, and criticize former FBI Director James Comey over his inve... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump donates $1m to victims of Hurricane Harvey

Donald Trump donates $1m to victims of Hurricane Harvey Some will now be expecting Trump to meet that bar on Saturday. Houston's school superintendent said Saturday that while classes are still set to resume on September 11, up to 12,000 students will have to relocate "to other facilities", according to The Associated Press . [Full Article...]

[Breaking] North Korea claims successful test of H-bomb warhead for ICBM

[Breaking] North Korea claims successful test of H-bomb warhead for ICBM North Korea's biggest nuclear test to date was condemned around the world on Sunday, with the United Nations nuclear watchdog expressing grave concern and Russian Federation saying it could lead to serious consequences. Hydrogen or H-bombs, also known as thermo nuclear weapons, work on fusion and are far more powerful, with a nuclear blast taking place first to create the intense temperatures... [Full Article...]

North Korea has developed hydrogen bomb missile warhead: state media

North Korea has developed hydrogen bomb missile warhead: state media Mr Putin, who is due to attend a summit of the Brics nations in China next week, wrote in an article published on the Kremlin's website ahead of his trip that he favoured negotiations with North Korea instead. Early on Tuesday, the reclusive state fired an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 over Japan, prompting the United States (US) President Donald Trump to insist that "all options" were on t... [Full Article...]

Trump hails hurricane relief efforts as he visits Texas

Trump hails hurricane relief efforts as he visits Texas Tens of thousands of residents are still taking up refuge in shelters across the states. Local authorities said at least 47 deaths in Texas were related or suspected to be related to the storm. Trump, who declared Sunday a national day of prayer, also went to a church in nearby Pearland, where he and his wife helped load half a dozen cars with boxes of supplies for victims. [Full Article...]

Keeping up with the Kims: North Korea's elusive first family

Keeping up with the Kims: North Korea's elusive first family It came hours after North Korea claimed that its leader has inspected a hydrogen bomb meant for a new intercontinental ballistic missile. North Korea "will continue to watch the US demeanors as already declared and decide its future action according to them", Kim said, suggesting he hopes to avoid the sort of all-out confrontation that a missile launch aimed near Guam could bring. [Full Article...]

Cambodian prime minister says U.S. behind plot by opposition leader

Cambodian prime minister says U.S. behind plot by opposition leader The act of treason by conspiring with foreign country, betraying his own nation, requires immediate arrest", Fresh News quoted the prime minister as saying to more than 4,000 garment workers during a get-together in Phnom Penh . Neither the US State Department nor the White House responded immediately to a request for comment. Last week the USA expressed "deep concern" over the state of Cambodi... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation condemns nuclear test, calls for talks

Russian Federation condemns nuclear test, calls for talks A South Korean lawmaker told Yonhap that a provisional report showed that the sixth nuclear test had a yield of up to 100 kilotons, four to five times stronger than the atomic bomb dropped by US forces on Nagasaki in August 1945. Previous earthquakes near North Korea have been the result of nuclear tests. The state-owned broadcaster is the only official source of television news for North Kor... [Full Article...]

Alphons Kannanthanam: An IAS officer turned politicians

Alphons Kannanthanam: An IAS officer turned politicians Sharma, however, continues to hold the Culture portfolio. Though CPI (M) had offered him a ticket to contest in the next assembly polls, he turned down the offer and later joined the BJP . Another achievement was as the Entrance Commissioner of professional examinations when he cleaned up the system and announced the results in a flash. [Full Article...]

Longtime Aide to President Trump May Leave White House Next Month

Longtime Aide to President Trump May Leave White House Next Month Schiller is pursuing a new job with a higher salary than his White House post, said the person familiar with his decision. Sources told CNN that Schiller is mostly motivated by money, though. Schiller has complained that he must call into the White House switchboard to reach Trump over the phone, one source said. One of his more prominent moments was his reported hand delivery of FBI Directo... [Full Article...]

DPRK authorities announced the development of hydrogen warheads for missiles

DPRK authorities announced the development of hydrogen warheads for missiles Shortly after, Yonhap news agency said a second quake was detected with a magnitude 4.6 but South Korea's weather agency denied another quake occurred. Brownlee said in a statement the test was "a highly unsafe affront to the entire worldwide community". China's foreign ministry issued a statement saying the Chinese government "strongly opposes" and "condemns the test". [Full Article...]

Equity Research Analyst's Stock Ratings: Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), STMicroelectronics NV (STM)

The "percentage off the 52-week high or low" refers to when a stock current price is relative to where it has traded over the last 52 weeks. Many investors will opt to use multiple time periods when examining moving averages. The company was able to keep return on investment at -191.10% in the last twelve months. A total volume of 1.34 million shares were traded versus to average volume of 1.34 ... [Full Article...]


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