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China trading more with North Korea but buying less coal


But Huang added that imports from North Korea had sharply decreased every month since March and insisted that Beijing was upholding United Nations sanctions against Pyongyang over its nuclear programme. China has been pledging to curtail trade with North Korea as part of global actions against the Kim regime, but government officials and analysts alike are skeptical about how far China will go. Read More »

AR Rahman's Concert went bad with language issue


Injustice was meted out to them, they cried. While a section claims that the concert was titled as "Netru, Indru, Naalai", the Hindi-speakers allege (through Twitter) that they were "cheated" by the "false advertising" and only 1 percent of the songs Rahman sung in the concert were Hindi. Read More »

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc

KeyCorp also issued estimates for Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers' Q3 2017 earnings at $0.23 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $0.39 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $1.32 EPS and Q1 2018 earnings at $0.26 EPS. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers has a 52 week low of $27.13 and a 52 week high of $39.96. Auctioneers during the fourth quarter worth about $53,619,000. The Company, through Mascus, provides online advertising services, business tools and solutions to various equipment dealerships and equipment manufacturers. Read More »

Afghan girls get visa on trump's recommendation


Pic: ReutersPresident Donald Trump intervened to help approve entry to the United States for an all-girls Afghan robotics team, two senior administration officials told CNN. and, in the process, making history for girls and women in the war-torn country. The rejections appeared to contradict the administration's claim it wants to empower women globally. Read More »

Autorities search for survivors in Marineland plane crash


A debris field has been located, officials said. The plane, a Piper PA44 Seminole, was returning from Brunswick, Ga., on its way to Ormond Beach Municipal Airport. That makes the search a little hard, especially at night. Crews are searching Pellicer Creek Aquatic Reserve. Johns county line, the Flagler Sheriff's Office said. Read More »

Disturbed with White House leaks, Trump's family urges him to oust Priebus

Trump Jr. was told she had damaging information on Hillary Clinton . With the presidential progeny making headlines, we look at Donald Junior and Eric - and separate scions fiction from fact. For example, as recently as last week at the G20 Summit, when Melania Trump sat in on a bilateral meeting with the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Read More »

Margaritaville is Coming to The Lake of the Ozarks


It will feature several aspects common to all Margaritaville locations, including the 5 o-clock Somewhere Bar and Grill and the Landshark Bar and Grill. Amenities include 27-holes of golf across two courses, a 103-slip marina, eight food and drink venues, a full-service spa and salon, a fitness center, horseback and pony riding , along with sport facilities and indoor and outdoor pools . Read More »

China maintains non-sanctioned trade with North Korea, says FM


China's first-half trade with North Korea rose 10.5 per cent year-on-year, Chinese officials said on Thursday, as the U.S. urged Beijing to apply economic pressure on its neighbour. China suspended imports of North Korean coal in February, while imports of iron ore accord with relevant United Nations resolutions, he said. China has repeatedly said it is fully enforcing United Nations sanctions on nuclear-armed North Korea and there is nothing wrong with what it terms "normal" trade with ... Read More »

Partly sunny Friday with a chance for thunderstorms


Showers will continue to be likely before 11 p.m. tonight , along with a few thunderstorms. Highs Tuesday are expected to hit at least 89 in Floyd County and over 90 in other areas with zero chance of precipitation. Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Partly cloudy skies and mild temperatures develop with a low of 73 degrees. Any thunderstorms could easily produce 1 to 3 inches of rain in a short period of time with locally higher amounts possible. Read More »

As Exports Grow, China Defends Trade With Sanctions-Hit North Korea

BEIJING-China defended a 10.5% rise in its trade with North Korea in the year's first half as part of a normal economic relationship with its neighbor in areas not covered by United Nations sanctions. One industry analyst said that looking forward, export growth in China is expected to slow due to uncertainties in demand because of the rising risks geopolitically and the stronger yuan and US dollar rate of exchange during the first six months of the year. Read More »

Reverse takeover for Cardiff law firm


But Gordon Dadds said in a statement to investors: "Whilst the negotiations are very advanced at this stage, there can be no certainty that any offer will be made nor as to the final terms of any offer". Adrian Biles, chief executive of the Gordon Dadds Group plc, said: 'There is significant opportunity to create a substantial legal practice in the United Kingdom and the proven Gordon Dadds business model is uniquely placed to be a major consolidator in this fragmented market. Read More »

OECD's Government at a Glance report


The result can be interpreted as a huge vote of confidence in Modi and his government in India, despite the rising number of cases of cow vigilantism and right-wing violence in certain quarters. As far as the United States of America is concerned, only 30 per cent Americans have expressed faith in the Trump administration. In the United Kingdom which is attempting to negotiate an amicable divorce from the European Union, trust stands at 41 per cent, Forbes report said. Read More »

SC orders probe into 62 extra judicial killings in Manipur


Overruling objections by the government and the Army, the apex court sought the central agency's response within two weeks. "In every military operation, the Army can not be disbelieved. However, the Supreme Court said 62 incidents involving suspected use of excessive and retaliatory force by the Army or police in Manipur will be investigated by the CBI. Read More »

Seven Indian fishermen detained by Sri Lankan Navy


Two fishing trawlers belonging to the Indian fishermen were seized, Xinhua news agency reported. The FAC attached to the Northern Naval Command was on a routine patrol when they arrested the Indian fishing poachers while they were practicing bottom trawling in Sri Lankan territorial waters. Read More »

Donald Trump Jr. on Time's front cover, for all the wrong reasons


Time magazine offered perhaps one of the fiercest critiques, saying that Trump Jr. has been caught "red-handed". The cover of the July 24 issue of Time magazine. hangs over Federal Bureau of Investigation nominee hearing MORE . However, all indications show that the only reason why Trump Jr. self-released his emails via Twitter was because he knew that The New York Times was preparing to publish the transcripts themselves. Read More »

Two terrorists killed in Pakistan


Two alleged suicide bombers attacked a military camp in northwest Pakistan, triggering a shootout in which the attackers were killed and two soldiers sustained injuries, the Inter Services Public Relations reported on Friday. The Khyber tribal region borders Afghanistan. Pakistan has been battling insurgency since shortly after it chose to ally with the USA following its invasion of Afghanistan in 2001. Read More »

6 arrested for rape-and-murder of school girl in Himachal Pradesh


Silence of the political leadership from Jubbal and Kotkhai, the chief minister and even the investigating police officers over the enormity of the crime in the first few days after it was reported has also come into questioning. The other four - Subash Singh Bisht (42), Surat Singh (29) Lokjan alias Chottu (19), Deepak alias Deepu (38) - were also in the vehicle. All of them are farm labourers working for orchard owners during the apple season. Read More »

Potentially unsafe heat and humidity across NJ Thursday


The big weather story for the next two days will remain the heat and the high heat index values throughout the state. Heat advisories are scheduled to go into effect at 11 a.m. tomorrow afternoon. The chance for showers and storms will increase tonight as a cold front moves in. For more information on ground-level ozone and fine particles, visit here. Read More »

Gorka debates 'fake news' with CNN's Anderson Cooper


GORKA: All of it was true. If your cable operator does not have Newsmax TV just call and ask them to put us on - Call toll-free 1-844-500-6397 and we will connect you right away to your cable operator! "You're concerned about how many minutes we've been talking?" GORKA: You're falling into the fake news trap again. Read More »

Ecuador detiene construcción de muro en frontera con Perú tras protesta


Ecuador alega que la construcción de un parque lineal en la zona fronteriza con Perú , que incluye el levantamiento de un muro de contención para evitar inundaciones en época invernal, respeta la condición del acuerdo de paz de 1998 entre los dos países, de mantener 10 metros libres de margen en el canal internacional de Zarumilla. Read More »

US Knew Pro-ISIS Soldier Had Radical Islam Sympathies For Years


Prosecutors say a US soldier accused of pledging loyalty to the Islamic State group must remain locked up because he's one of the most unsafe defendants charged in federal court in Hawaii. Dustin Lyles says Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang believed the moon landing was faked, questioned the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and thought the September 11 terrorist attacks were an inside job coordinated by the USA government. Read More »

Senate Republicans prepare new Obamacare repeal healthcare bill


The revised GOP health care bill released Thursday failed to have the immediate desired impact, as two Republican senators remain opposed to bringing the bill to a vote, while an additional GOP senator remains undecided . McConnell hopes his bill will go to vote next week but if it fails, some say Graham's could be a backup. It would allocate $500 billion for Medicaid to allow states to pursue their own strategies and rules for covering the poor. Read More »