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S.Korean stocks strengthen, gains capped by China worries

The IMF managing director cited the reduction of its work force and a slowdown in productivity as challenges for the Korean economy. Meanwhile, further gains were capped by tensions between Seoul and Beijing over South Korea's deployment of a USA anti-missile defence system against North Korean attacks.

Lebanon Complains To UN Over Israel Violating Airspace

Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who is on an official visit to Russian Federation, has tasked Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil to file the complaint against Israel for "planting spy devices on Lebanese territory and continuously violating the Lebanese airspace, especially after Israeli warplanes broke the sound barrier over Sidon yesterday (Sunday)".

Bob Dylan Appearing at IU Auditorium in October

They'll be joined by singer Mavis Staples . In March, Dylan released his latest album, Triplicate . Tickets go on sale this Friday, Sept. 15 at noon.

Four police officers killed in Egypt blast

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to brief media. State news agency MENA quoted a high ranking ministry official confirming the attack and casualty figures. In recent years there has also been a wave of attacks, mainly targeting security forces, blamed on splinter factions of Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood group.

Two dead following three vehicle collision

Both are believed to have been visitors from the United States who were with their partners. Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash that has occurred on the N20 road in Cork . The truck driver was treated for shock. This stretch of road is now closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Stock Jumping Abnormally High: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

About 6,689 shares traded. Inv Mngmt Of Virginia Ltd Liability Corp has 0.4% invested in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE: BMY ). Washington Tru National Bank & Trust holds 0.15% or 11,034 shares. The insider Malik Shahzad sold 483,670 shares worth $8.76M. Shares for $928,551 were sold by Heimbouch Mark L on Monday, May 1. Ramsay Stattman Vela And Price Inc holds 2.86% of its portfolio in Apple Inc.

Class 5 girl sent to boys' loo as punishment in Hyderabad school

For that, I remained silent. "Children were all watching", the girl is heard saying. Read Also: Many of Mumbai's night schools running without teachersWhen she came out, the non-teaching staffer told three teachers moving around about the punishment she had given to the girl.

Discrimination in Army's promotion policy: Over 100 officers move SC

These officers have been named "non-combatants" in the Army's order.Army Headquarters in its submission before the apex court previous year had called the services cadre-which comprises over 20 per cent of the Army-'non-operational'. The Indian Army comprises 11 streams - Infantry, Armoured Corps, Mechanised Infantry, Artillery, Air Defence, Engineers, Signals, Army Service Corps, Army Ordnance, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, and Other Corps including Intelligence, Aviation and other ...

CBSE UGC NET 2017 Application Process Ends Today; How to Apply

The CBSE UGC NET 2017 exam will be held on November 5 . After the payment of the CBSE UGC NET, candidates are advised to take out the print out of their registration form for the future reference. The UGC NET 2017 paper I is of general nature meant to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. The CBSE has chose to conduct the NET only once in a year instead of twice from this year onwards.

Two Swiss trains collide, injuring around 30 people

About 100 people were on the trains at the time of the collision, local media reports say. During a manoeuvre to bring the locomotive from the back of the train to the front on a parallel track, an accident occurred. Spokeswoman Sonja Aschwanden of the Uri cantonal police said she did not have any immediate information about the type of injuries or material damage.

HC notice to Centre, Punjab, Haryana on plea seeking ban — Blue Whale

A division bench comprising Justice A K Mittal and Justice Amit Rawal issued a notice of motion for September 20 in the matter. The petition was filed by Chandigarh based advocate Hitesh Kaplish. This deadly online game has led over 100 youngsters around the world to kill themselves, argued the petitioner. "Instances of children committing suicide while Blue Whale Challenge have been reported in India.You are hereby requested to ensure that any such link of this deadly game in its own name ...

Additional sanctions on North Korea would be "useless and ineffective": Putin

During their meeting in the Russian city of Vladivostok, Moon urged Putin to back stricter penalties against President Kim Jong Un's government after it successfully tested a nuclear bomb on Sunday that could be attached to an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of striking the United States mainland.

Putin: North Korea should learn from fall of Saddam Hussein

Russian Federation condemns North Korea's nuclear test as "provocative", Putin told a televised news conference in China. South Korea is developing a "frankenmissile" that could destroy North Korea's underground bases, according to military sources.

3 hurricanes now active in the Atlantic basin: Irma, Jose and Katia

Tropical storm Katia strengthened into a hurricane off the Mexican coast on Wednesday - marking the first time since 2010 there has been a trio of hurricanes around the Atlantic region at the same time. "It's not official, but today will be the highest daily ACE that the Atlantic has recorded", said Phil Klotzbach, an atmospheric scientist at Colorado State University.

Clashes Erupt Over THAAD Deployment in S. Korea

According to a source who accompanied Abe on the visit, the Japanese side aimed to use the personal relationship of trust developed by both leaders as leverage "to gain understanding for sanctions that go further than previous measures had, even if Putin won't support a complete ban on oil exports to North Korea".

All 5 former United States presidents team up to support hurricane relief

Carter said. "We love you Texas", the elder Bush said in a video posted to the One America Appeal site. That money will then be distributed through the Houston Harvey Relief Fund and the Rebuild Texas Fund . "I'm pretty proud of how Floridians have responded to this great challenge", Bush said, adding that most citizens in Irma's path are wisely heeding the advice of local officials and current Florida Gov.

Putin urges North Korea talks, says sanctions not working

And Russia isn't only after talks, it is also eyeing infrastructure projects that could be "economically beneficial" to all parties. South Korea President Moon Jae-in met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Thursday morning in Vladivostok where they're attending the Eastern Economic Forum, hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Europe must solve financial problems without IMF - Greek PM

Tspiras is urging continued engagement with Turkey, despite the authoritarian leanings of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. As the honored country of the 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), Greece's top annual trade exhibition, China is at the spotlight of the fair's opening this weekend.

House approves Harvey relief, debt ceiling extension, stop-gap to fund govt.

The additional Senate money is to jump-start rebuilding efforts. "I'm certainly not voting against helping the people of Texas and Florida and those disasters", said Sen. A report from Bloomberg on Tuesday said that the agency's disaster relief fund was down to around $1 billion after it spent at a rate of about $9 million per hour since the end of last week.

Khawaja Asif left for Iran

The minister stressed that there is no military solution of Afghan issue; rather, it should be resolved politically. Khawaja Asif will hold a meeting with Iranian President and his counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, siad Nafees Zakaria, Foreign Office spokesperson.National Security Advisor (NSA) Nasir Khan Janjua and Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua also accompanied him to Iran.

Japan urges Russian Federation to collaborate against North Korea

On Monday, U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis warned North Korea of "total annihilation". Moon said the leaders agreed that reducing regional tension and "quickly solving" the security challenges posed by North Korea's nuclear and missile program were critical.

Putin Warns: Don't Push North Korea Into 'Dead End'

The clashes came as South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe met in Russia's Far East and repeated their calls for stronger punishment of North Korea over its nuclear ambitions, including denying the country oil supplies.

Jurgen Klopp wants Philippe Coutinho back 'as quickly as possible'

Coutinho missed Liverpool's opening five games of the season due to a back injury, but made two substitute appearances for Brazil during the recent global break and rejoined team training at Melwood last Thursday. "It was a decision made with the season in mind". The Brazilian, however, played a few minutes with Brazil during the worldwide break and, once again, was not part of Liverpool's squad on Saturday when the Reds were trashed 5-0 by Manchester City.

Hurricanes are helping the Coast Guard improve its 'brand'

Mark Chrysler commanding officer of Coast Guard cutter Oak. The United States Coast Guard has majorly improved during the massive storms hitting the United States, President Donald Trump said Sunday according to a report in The Hill . Coast Guard has now heavily restricted the Port of Wilmington. The 400-mile wide storm hit the Florida Keys early Sunday, unleashing violent wind gusts and storm-surge flooding, on a path that traced Florida's Gulf Coast.

U.S. denies Iran report of confrontation with United States vessel

The US ship turned back upon receiving a warning to stay away from a damaged Iranian fishing boat, according to the Tasnim news agency. In a similar incident in August, Pentagon officials had said that the Iranian speedboats had "harassed" U.S.

Thousands join in anti-Brexit march in London

Lord Adonis, head of the National Infrastructure Commission, declared that "eight-year-olds have a better grasp of the power dynamics" of Brexit than Mr Davis, the secretary of state for exiting the European Union . "There's already plenty of evidence that companies are not investing at the moment". Since becoming U.S. President in January, Donald Trump has pulled out of a planned trans-Pacific trade agreement and is pursuing a more isolationist economic policy.

Great white shark rescued, goes for a swim in Manly pool

The shark was found by beachgoers in shallow waters at Manly beach and was later moved into a beach rockpool to be monitored by authorities, according to local media. Wildlife rescuers then used a stretcher to transport the injured shark to the very popular sea pool at Fairy Bower , about a five minute drive from Manly, which lifeguards obviously cleared out.

N.Korea threatens USA over new sanctions

With South Korea, the country most directly threatened, Trump has taken the unusual step of highlighting disagreements between the US and its treaty ally, including by floating the possibility he could pull out of a trade deal with South Korea to protest trade imbalances.

Mandatory boil water alert issued in Hollywood, Broward County water service customers

Breaks in the water distribution system prompted the boil water notice in Naples. Tap water can be disinfected by adding eight (8) drops of unscented household bleach (4-6% active ingredients) to each gallon of water, then mixing the water and allowing it to stand for a minimum period of 30 minutes.

Russian Federation refuses to budge on N. Korea

Meanwhile, South Korea - the nearest nation to Pyongyang - sensing an impending war, has begun conducting a live-fire training exercise in a show of force, simulating an attack on a nuclear site in North after Pyongyang's hydrogen bomb test.

Putin Warns Against 'Driving North Korea Into Corner' Over Nuclear Tests

Russian President Vladimir Putin pushed to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis on the Korean Peninsula Thursday, telling an economic forum that the United States could be playing into North Korea's hands by trying to ramp up the pressure on Pyongyang.

South Korea's Moon says North Korean provocations complicate situation on Korean peninsula

Meanwhile, Japanese politicians have demanded tougher United Nations sanctions on North Korea . Geng told reporters that China had complained to the USA and South Korea and urged them to "take seriously the security concerns and interests of China and other regional countries".

South Koreans protest as United States adds launchers to THAAD

The United States wants the U.N. Security Council to impose an oil embargo on North Korea, ban its exports of textiles and the hiring of North Korean laborers overseas, and to subject leader Kim Jong Un to an asset freeze and travel ban, according to a draft resolution seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

Russian Federation and South Korea at odds over North Korea sanctions

Putin's response came in a telephone conversation on the evening of September 4 with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Abe has been beavering away at building an worldwide coalition in which Russian Federation and other nations would join Japan, South Korea and the United States in dealing with North Korea, which recently defiantly conducted its sixth nuclear test.

Sonakshi Sinha appreciates Priyanka Chopra for UNICEF works

In a video, the actor spoke about how it saddens her to see the children being affected by wars. Priyanka will meet these kids and raise awareness on the issue. As the good will ambassador with the UNICEF, Priyanka has worked in Jordan to help children uprooted by the civil war in Syria. The Quantico actress, who has been regularly posting pictures from her trip to Jordan on social media received a Tweet from an avid follower that read, "I would request Priyanka Chopra that do visit ...

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