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Taiwan minister resigns over mass blackouts

Taiwan minister resigns over mass blackouts Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) tsm , the world's largest contract chipmaker and a major supplier to Apple Inc aapl , said its operations were not affected, as did electronics manufacturer Pegatron Corp. She said power supply is correlated with national security and promised the government will dig deep into the problem regarding how Taiwan's system is vulnerable to human error. [Full Article...]

HighTower Advisors LLC Invests $294000 in Pretium Resources, Inc. (PVG)

Pretium Res Inc (NYSE: PVG ) has trailing twelve month Return on Assets of 0%, which is key indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. Syntal Ltd Co has invested 0.2% in Pretium Resources Inc (NYSE:PVG). Dimensional Fund Advsr L P holds 0% of its portfolio in Pretium Resources Inc (NYSE:PVG) for 325,217 shares. [Full Article...]

Crews remove Confederate monuments in Baltimore

Mayor Catherine Pugh told WBAL she had contacted the Maryland Historical Trust for permission to remove the statues and identified Confederate cemeteries to send some of them to. The crumpled and dented bronze figure has been taken to a warehouse for storage. Atkins, who represents southwest Dallas' District 8, signed the first draft of the memo before withdrawing his support for placing monumen... [Full Article...]

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un 'briefed' about missile attack on Guam

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un 'briefed' about missile attack on Guam In a joint commentary in the Wall Street Journal , Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said "the U.S.is willing to negotiate with Pyongyang", but appeared to reject China's "suspension-for-suspension" proposal, in which North Korea would halt further nuclear and missile tests in return for the US and South Korea simultaneously stopping joint military exercises in the region. [Full Article...]

North Korea cancels missile strike near USA island of Guam

North Korea has persisted with its nuclear and missile programs, to ward off perceived US hostility, in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions and sanctions. Even with North Korea and the Trump administration exchanging tough talk, back-channel diplomatic contacts between the countries have continued, The Associated Press reported Saturday. [Full Article...]

Zambian opposition leader goes free after state drops treason charges

Zambian opposition leader goes free after state drops treason charges The UPND tweeted the news of Hichilema's release on Wednesday morning. He narrowly lost last year's election to Lungu, claiming the vote had been rigged and refusing to recognise Lungu as president. Mr Hichilema was arrested in April, accused of endangering the president's life after his motorcade allegedly refused to give way to the one transporting Mr Lungu. [Full Article...]

ICC hires worldwide security company for Pakistan

ICC hires worldwide security company for Pakistan No Test side has toured Pakistan since the March 2009 militants attack on the Lankan cricket team bus in Lahore , killing six Pakistani policemen and injuring some of the visiting players. Since 2009, the only global team to visit Pakistan is Zimbabwe, who played five limited-overs games in Lahore in 2015. "Sri Lanka suffered through three decades of terrorism and war and at one stage no one ... [Full Article...]

Korea delays Guam missile firing, USA says dialogue up to Kim

Korea delays Guam missile firing, USA says dialogue up to Kim It should be noted that although the North Korean leader has reviewed plans to shoot missiles near Guam the Wall Street Journal is reporting that Kim Jong Un has decided not to launch missiles towards Guam but he could change his mind "if the Yankees persist in their extremely risky reckless actions." . [Full Article...]

North Korea and U.S. dial down war of words

North Korea and U.S. dial down war of words CIA Director Mike Pompeo and Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, President Trump's national security adviser, tried to provide assurances that a conflict is avoidable, while also supporting Trump's tough talk. The exercises also upset China, which says they do nothing to ease tension. The liquid-fuel missile is created to be fired from road mobile launchers and has been previously described by North Ko... [Full Article...]

Three Ptolemaic Tombs Discovered in Egypt's Minya Suggesting a 'Large Cemetery'

Three Ptolemaic Tombs Discovered in Egypt's Minya Suggesting a 'Large Cemetery' It is noted that in the tomb were found the remains of both men and women and children of different ages. The first chamber is located to the north and runs from east to west, with the remains of two sarcophagi, suggesting that it was for the burial of two people, the antiquities ministry statement said. [Full Article...]

Man dies after wall collapse in Carlingford

Man dies after wall collapse in Carlingford The wall collapsed due to strong winds which were buffeting Perth. Emergency services rushed to the Carlingford property after receiving reports of the accident at about 10am. Police continue to make inquiries and will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner. AusGrid have issued a warning to the public, urging people to "Stay clear of fallen powerlines" as winds hit "parts of our n... [Full Article...]

Fallen Virginia State Troopers Identified

No one on the ground was injured. Matthew Robinson, an aviation safety expert who reviewed the NTSB report on the 2010 accident, said investigators can't rule anything out, but it's far too soon to say what may have caused Saturday's crash. [Full Article...]

2 dead in Charlottesville helicopter crash

2 dead in Charlottesville helicopter crash Jay Cullen and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates. There were no injuries on the ground from the accident. "Jay was the greatest son a person could ever have, a great father to his two sons, a loving husband to his wife, Karen, and he was doing something that he loved." Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe had already declared a state of emergency when a sedan surged into a crowd of what witnesses ... [Full Article...]

Police helicopter crashes outside Charlottesville, killing 2 troopers

Police helicopter crashes outside Charlottesville, killing 2 troopers One of the troopers was a veteran law enforcement officer with more than two decades as a Virginia state trooper. The pilot, 48-year-old Lieutenant H. There is speculation the helicopter was monitoring the situation in the city at the time of the crash. President Donald Trump tweeted his condolences to the families of the fallen officers. [Full Article...]

Venture Into the Sewers of Derry in This IT VR Experience

Venture Into the Sewers of Derry in This IT VR Experience Can't make it to the IT Experience in Hollywood , the next best thing is Warner Bros . virtual reality trailer for the upcoming IT reboot. You too will encounter the demonic clown Pennywise and "float too". Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Nicholas Hamilton, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs, Jeremy Ray Taylor, and Sophia Lillis star with Bill Skarsgard, who portrays Pennywise. [Full Article...]

Victims in Africa terror attack wanted to make a difference

Victims in Africa terror attack wanted to make a difference Tammy Chen (right) and her husband Mehsen Fenaich (left) were killed in a terrorist attack on Sunday. One, a former French teacher from Toronto, the other a veterinary volunteer from Montreal. In addition to the two Canadians, three Lebanese were killed, while other victims came from Kuwait, Senegal, Nigeria , Turkey and France, according to a state prosecutor. [Full Article...]

China reclaims position as world's largest holder of U.S. treasuries

China reclaims position as world's largest holder of U.S. treasuries Treasuries after increasing its holdings for the fifth straight month. The rise of China's holdings of US treasuries comes as pressure from China's capital outflows eased and the Chinese currency renminbi strengthened. The pullback in the dollar over recent months allowed for a relatively cheaper entry point. It is also expected that China's U.S. holding would continue to rise in future months. [Full Article...]

Doklam stand-off: U.S. urges India, China to resolve issues through strategic talks

Doklam stand-off: U.S. urges India, China to resolve issues through strategic talks Indian and Chinese soldiers yelled and hurled stones at one another high in the Himalayas in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Indian officials said Wednesday, potentially escalating tensions between two nations already engaged in a lengthy border standoff elsewhere. [Full Article...]

This week's poll: Brexit - will an interim customs union help industry?

The possibility of a hard border being introduced following Brexit has stoked a lot of worry for people living in the areas of both countries that would be most affected. The policy paper on the border between Ireland and the United Kingdom dismissed the possibility of shifting checks and tariffs to the Irish Sea. "Michel is getting quite cross with us". [Full Article...]

Stock Showing Surging Activity: Banco Santander, SA

The total value of its holdings increased 178.4%. The company's 3-months average volume stands at 1.72 million. Banco Santander-Chile ( NASDAQ BSAC ) traded up 0.03% on Tuesday, hitting $29.48. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Banco Santander , S.A. ( SAN ) is at 44.2. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 107,423 shares of the bank's stock worth $719,000 after buying an additional 757 s... [Full Article...]


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