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China says awarding Nobel Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo was 'blasphemy'

Senate unanimously passed a bill to rename the street in front of the Chinese Embassy in Washington Liu Xiaobo Plaza, in honor of the jailed writer. "But we will continue fighting for freedom for your love Liu Xia". "The handling of Liu Xiaobo's case belongs to China's domestic affairs, and foreign countries are in no position to make improper remarks", China's foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said in a statement sent to Reuters on Friday.

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Toronto, GTA

Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. Forecastersd said 60 miles per hour wind gusts and quarter-size hail was possible. Strong winds and golf ball sized hail could pound much of central Alberta - including Edmonton - as Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm watch Thursday morning.

Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

A popular indicator among technical analysts that can help to measure the strength of market momentum is the Average Directional Index or ADX. The RSI can help show whether the bulls or the bears are now strongest in the market. A reading under 20 would suggest no trend, and a reading from 20-25 would suggest that there is no clear trend signal while one greater than 25 would indicate a strong trend.

Halcon Resources Corporation (HK) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts

Scotiabank reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $11.00 price objective on shares of Halcon Resources Corporation in a research report on Monday, March 27th. As of the end of the quarter California Public Employees Retirement System had acquired a total of 61,100 shares growing its position 8.2%. The shares were purchased at an average price of $5.34 per share, for a total transaction of $106,800.00.

AIB posts offensive content on PM Modi, FIR registered by Mumbai Police

However, the plethora of fans of Modi took offence, and in return, the AIB has to face their wrath. He also told the tweeple that he would continue to make jokes and delete if necessary. "An FIR (50/2017) against AIB has been registered at cyber police station in this regard after due legal consultation", tweeted the Mumbai Police.

Does W&T Offshore Inc. (WTI)'s current closing price competes the market?

Technical analysis can help recognize key technical price levels in the stock. The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $2.58. (NYSE:WTI) has been on a free fall - declining -29.26 percent in just three months. First Interstate Fincl Bank invested in 100 shares. Cutler Capital Management Llc sold 4,130 shares as Apple Inc (AAPL)'s stock rose 12.78%.

How a Guy Stuck Behind an ATM Got Out

The contractor noticed that the ATM machine is still working and customers were stopping to withdraw cash. Some people thought the message was a joke but eventually, someone called the police to tell them about the unusual notes that were coming out of the ATM.

Australia urges China to release Liu Xiaobo's wife

European Union heads expressed their condolences on the death of Liu Xiaobo , the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and one of the most prominent human rights defenders in China, urging the Chinese authorities to free political prisoners. Zeid said Liu "devoted his life to defending and promoting human rights, peacefully and consistently", and "was the definition of civic courage and human dignity - a poet and intellectual who wanted, and strove for, a better future for his country".

Analyst's keeping an Eye on: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. About shares traded. Ultrapar Participacoes SA (ADR) (NYSE:UGP) has risen 14.70% since July 13, 2016 and is uptrending. Ameriprise Financial Inc. If you are reading this article on another site, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States and worldwide copyright laws. Van Strum And Towne Inc invested in 0.27% or 6,329 shares.

Nagaland CM refusing floor test due to lack of numbers: Tokheho

Meanwhile, three Ministers, three advisors to CM and 21 Parliamentary Secretaries have submitted their resignations on July 12. The cabinet quoted a Supreme Court judgement, saying that "the governor can summon or prorogue and dissolve the House, only on the aid and advice of the council of ministers with the chief minister as its head, and not on his own".

Leeds complete signing of forward Samuel Saiz

Following that latter 45-minute cameo, the defender tweeted "fortunately in this world we have the children to set an example to the adults" and Christiansen confirmed that a decision regarding his future had already been made. Leeds United have completed their seventh summer signing after wrapping up a £3million deal for Spanish midfielder Samuel Saiz from Huesca . That is rumoured to be versatile Macedonian global Ezgjan Alioski, whom Swiss outlet RSI claim is due to undergo a ...

Two US Citizens Killed in Syria Fighting Daesh With Kurdish Forces

But while he said the Arab and Kurdish fighters comprising the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces were "moving very, very fast" at the beginning stages of the campaign, Dillon said they had encountered "stiffening resistance" in recent days.

Merkel open to budget, finance minister for EU

At her turn, Merkel hailed the project, adding that both countries were working to improve cooperation on cybersecurity. He wants a common budget for countries in the eurozone and a finance minister for the countries that share the euro. But Brexit - along with perceived threats from the United States under Mr Donald Trump - has given the bloc a renewed sense of goal. The fund created by the European Union last month, with an annual budget of 5.5 billion euro ($6.1 billion), lays the basis ...

Crude futures shrug off rise in Opec output to settle higher

WTI crude futures were down 3 cents at $45.46 per barrel. "The market is trying to stabilize", said Gene McGillian, manager of market research at Tradition Energy. But there is evidence world oil demand is picking up, notably in the United States and China, the world's two biggest oil consumers. Oil inventories in industrialized nations remain high despite a modest drop in May.

Iraakse leger verdrijft IS na drie jaar uit Mosul

De laatste verzetshaarden van Islamitische Staat (IS) in de Oude Stad werden maandag bedwongen, zo klinkt het. Het kalifaat werd bestreden door een vreemde coalitie van Koerden uit Irak, het Iraakse leger, sjiitische milities uit Iran en bommen van de Westerse mogendheden, die ook niet allemaal op een lijn zaten.

NCTV: Geen concrete aanslagdreiging tijdens EK

We doorlopen de normale procedure, zoals we dat bij alle evenementen doen. Ook ons land neemt deel aan het EK. Dit soort berichten verschijnt vaker en IS gebruikt verschillende kanalen om mensen op te roepen aanslagen te plegen. Trouw.nl is vernieuwd. Vanaf nu is onbeperkte toegang tot Trouw.nl alleen voor (proef) abonnees. 'We nemen gepaste maatregelen, ' zegt een woordvoerder tegen persbureau ANP.

Shock for PM as Sturgeon vows to veto the Brexit bill

A Downing Street spokeswoman said: "This is a hugely important piece of legislation". "Our two governments - and the United Kingdom government - agree we need a functioning set of laws across the United Kingdom after withdrawal from the EU".

China's June coal imports fall from May to 21.6 million tonnes - customs

The U.S. circulated a draft resolution that would impose new sanctions on North Korea following its first test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, two United Nations diplomats told the Associated Press on Monday. President Trump denounced China's trade with North Korea last week, saying it grew nearly 40 percent in the first quarter and questioned how much it was doing to help counter the growing threat from Pyongyang.

Angelina Jolie spotted with mystery man while celebrating twins' birthday at Disneyland

A place to feel, which satisfies all the ages of the clan, especially when it comes to celebrating the birthday of Knox and Vivienne , 9 years. The 42-year-old actress' youngest kids , Knox and Vivienne , marked turning nine with a trip to Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park, and were joined on their low-key day out by their mother and older siblings Maddox , 15, Pax , 13, Zahara , 12, and 11-year-old Shiloh .

Kamil Glik signs new Monaco deal until 2021

But any hopes of landing his signature appear over after signing a five-year contract with the Ligue 1 champions. Tottenham would probably have to look elsewhere now for a potential replacement after Sidibe committed his long-term future to Monaco.

Rep. Flores says President Trump's children should be removed from White House

In a feature story published Tuesday, New York Times Magazine journalist Mark Leibovich wrote that the president was watching a rerun of the morning show Fox & Friends, known to be one of his favorite programs, when Leibovich came into the Oval Office to interview him.

Jerusalem holy site shut for prayers after shooting

The terrorists then fled into the Temple Mount area which resulted in a for chase by Israeli police. Two Israelis in very serious condition after terror attack by multiple terrorists w/ rifles & pistol at Lions Gate entrance to Temple Mount.

IIFA 2017: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif's sparkling chemistry is unmissable! - See pics

All set to burn the stage with her sizzling performance at the 18th IIFA Awards in NY this year, actress Katrina Kaif wants Alia Bhatt to win awards for both the movies that she has been nominated for in the Best Actress category. And when reporters asked about his plans Katrina's birthday, Salman had another humorous take at it. The moment arrived when he personally went to Katrina, hugged and kissed her leaving everyone cheer and hoot for them.

Disney reveals two 'Star Wars'-themed land models in Anaheim

Jul 14 Star Wars fans are in for a special treat as Walt Disney Parks and Resorts has unveiled the first look of the epic parks themed around the superhit franchise. While fans will have to wait until 2019 to take the controls of the Millennium Falcon for a customized mission, or find themselves smack dab in the middle of a climactic battle between the First Order and the Resistance, they got a closer look at what Disney has in store for its upcoming Star Wars Land.

Essar Steel 'suppressed facts:' SBI to HC

Bhushan Steel and Bhushan Power were among the 12 companies which were named by RBI for initiation of corporate restructuring through the insolvency route. The company's counsel also argued that Essar Steel could not have been categorised along with the other 11 merely on the basis of ~5,000 crore since, unlike others, Essar Steel was in advanced stages of recovery.

Judge expands list of relatives exempted from travel ban

His ruling also expands the list of relatives allowed in under the travel ban . The US Supreme Court last month exempted visa applicants from the ban if they can prove a "bona fide" relationship with a US citizen or entity. He said that the matter turned on the Supreme Court's use of the term "close family" in a preliminary ruling two weeks ago to determine who should be eligible to enter the country now that the high court has issued a temporary stay on enforcing certain portions of the ...

Defying Trump, Jerry Brown to showcase American climate change efforts

The overall ambition is to show the worldwide community how the combined effort of these subnational actors can significantly reduce US greenhouse gas emissions and meet the USA pledge "at a time of limited federal leadership". Good news and real leadership are here, just when we need them most, as a massive trillion-ton iceberg breaks away from the Larsen ice sheet in Antarctica and an apocalyptic viral climate article in New York Magazine captivates (and terrifies) the internet.

Who's In, Who's Left Out With The Latest Senate Health Care Bill

It also adds $ 45 billion to support opioid abuse treatment programs and individuals with mental disorders. That is why the American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network said the bill "would significantly weaken the ability of millions of cancer patients, survivors and those at risk for the disease to find and afford adequate, meaningful health care coverage".

Trump, Macron fail to break deadlock on Paris climate deal

He and Melania Trump met with Macron and his wife, Brigitte Macron , in Paris . Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the 2015 Paris climate accord caused dismay to many politicians. This visit, which marks the 100th anniversary of the United States entry into the First World War, was about politics - not personalities. Macron acknowledged sharp differences with Trump when it comes to the Paris climate agreement.

Saturna Capital CORP Acquires New Stake in TE Connectivity Ltd (TEL)

Pzena Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Te Connectivity Ltd . for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $29.56B market cap company. 03/28/2016 - TE Connectivity Ltd. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.12, from 1 in 2016Q3.

GOP Blocks Attempt to Revoke Kushner's Security Clearance

Kushner has come under scrutiny following revelations he failed to disclose a meeting with a Russian lawyer promising compromising information on Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign. Nevertheless, Kushner has had to update his contacts list three times since being granted security clearance, adding a total of more than 100 names he didn't initially divulge.

How The New Senate Health Care Bill Differs From The Old

South Dakota's two USA senators didn't commit Wednesday to voting for a revised GOP health care bill set to be unveiled in Washington , but both lawmakers said the measure will move Senate Republicans closer to replacing Barack Obama's health care law.

Email crisis: Donald Trump defends son as 'innocent', bashes media

Donald Trump's interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network is the President's first with an outlet that is not Fox News in more than two months. Trump could also be heard congratulating the Agalarov family at a Miss USA red carpet event, pointing at their direction and saying they were "the most powerful people in all of Russian Federation, the richest men in Russian Federation".

Leonardo Bonucci Could Make A Sensational Serie A Switch

Bonucci has established himself as one of the best defenders in the world right now and was imperious in Juventus' run to the UEFA Champions League final last season. Chelsea would be the most likely destination if the 29-year-old chooses to move to England, with the Blues keen to replace John Terry and Nathan Ake, who have joined Aston Villa and Bournemouth respectively.

Police investigating two deaths in Londonderry

Police had not identified the woman or her age by Thursday morning. Next of kin have been notified. A Middlesex resident called police around 6 p.m. Autopsies will be performed to determine the cause of death in each case. As to whether the situation poses a danger to the public, Hall said, "We have a homicide".

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