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North Korea threatens UN

In Beijing, foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang reiterated opposition to unilateral sanctions, apart from the UN Security Council resolutions, and said China had committed to "strictly implementing" UN sanctions. Nobel laureate Suu Kyi took power past year amid a transition from full military rule. In late June, Washington imposed secondary sanctions on two Chinese citizens and a shipping company for helping North Korea's nuclear and missile programs and accused a regional Chinese bank, ... Read More »

Donald Trump : US President losing public support

And 89 percent of Trump voters polled by Bloomberg said they think he is doing a good job as president . Don't expect Trump to take the results to heart, of course, especially given his track record of confounding pollsters. Bill Clinton also had a high disapproval rating when he took charge in 1993 but it was still seven points lower than Trump's after six months. Among Republicans, 38 percent say Trump has acted unpresidential since entering the office, and ABC's polling analyst ... Read More »

Trump's approval rating at 70-year low

Sixty-eight percent believe his tweets - which do everything from attack rivals to tout his successes - are inappropriate; 65 percent view them as insulting; and 52 percent believe they're unsafe. And on a broader global scale, two-thirds of respondents don't trust Trump to competently negotiate with world leaders. The survey has a margin of error of 3 percent. Read More »

UAE denies involvement in Qatar hacking


The report quotes unnamed USA intelligence officials as saying that senior members of the Emirati government discussed the plan on May 23. The report says it is unclear whether Abu Dhabi carried out the hacks itself or contracted to have them done. Read More »

North Korea's ICBM Celebration Concert Reveals Never-Before-Seen Missile Imagery

That sort of timid response was not expected at a time when experts believe that North Korea is now in possession of powerful technology that could decimate U.S. The Justice Department said the Chi's network hid transactions which helped fund North Korea's military and arms programs, the newspaper reported. Since taking office, Moon has said South Korea will take the lead in the peaceful coexistence with the North and presented principles aimed toward such a goal. Read More »

Seoul Ready for Dialogue With Pyongyang Depending on N.Korea's Denuclearization


The president emphasised that this year marks the 10th anniversary of the October 4 Declaration in which the two Koreas agreed, in 2007, to expand family reunions between families and relatives separated by the border. The meetings of the families had begun in earnest after a historic summit in the North/South in 2000. China is North Korea's only major diplomatic ally and economic partner, and the US and others have called on Beijing to use whatever leverage it has to pressure North Korea ... Read More »

Kentucky company featured in "Made in America Week" at White House


But then he offered the same defense offered by every corporate CEO who manufactures overseas to reduce costs, or who imports labor to fill jobs Americans can't or won't do. A CT congressman has joined the chorus of people demanding the White House hold more regular on-camera press briefings, and he wants legislation to enforce it. Read More »

Parliament's Monsoon Session Starts Today: 10-Point Guide To Its Agenda

All political parties have assured me that they will help in conducting a peaceful parliament session. To counter the opposition's onslaught, the government is also gearing up. The increased opposition synergy comes at a time when 18 parties have come together under one platform to pin the government on some key issues. Meanwhile, the polling for the President election is underway at the Parliament and the various state Assemblies. Read More »

Another Greens senator resigns over dual citizenship


She was born in Winnipeg, Canada before moving to Australia. Despite having never returned to Canada, her failure to renounce her Canadian citizenship makes her ineligible to sit in the Senate under section 44 of the constitution. She decided not to pursue it and assumed she only held Australian citizenship. "I have lived my life thinking that as a baby I was naturalised to be Australian and only Australian, and my parents told me that I had until age 21 to actively seek Canadian citizenship". Read More »

Kelly Accused of Holding Women in a Cult, 'Against Their Will'


One mother even claimed the rapper has been "abusive and is controlling" their child. "We've had deaths in the family, birthdays, and I haven't heard from her and she hasn't been here for any of it". PHOTOS: Subway Sicko Jared Fogle Desperate For Sandwich Fix! It's an astounding report, on the heels of years of accusations leveled at the '90s star for his sexual misconduct, but his representatives deny any wrongdoing. Read More »

UAE Denies Hacking Qatar's State News Agency


Anwar Gargash, the UAE state minister for foreign affairs, warned Qatar "cannot be part of a regional organisation dedicated to strengthening mutual security and furthering mutual interest and at the same time undermine that security". The US Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) declined to comment, according to the newspaper. Read More »

UAE Responsible for the Qatar Hacks


Qatar said it believed a media report citing US officials had revealed the responsibility of the United Arab Emirates in an alleged hack on its state news agency in late May which helped spark a diplomatic rift between Doha and its neighbors. Read More »

US, Japan, South Korea to Put 'Maximum Pressure' on North Korea


The ministry of south Korean Defense proposed an interview Friday at Panmunjom, the "village of the truce", at the border between the two Koreas. South Korea has proposed talks with the North on easing border tensions and holding family reunions in what would be a step toward the new president's goal of renewing engagement despite rising tensions over the communist state's nuclear weapons program. Read More »

VCA Inc. (WOOF) Lowered to Buy at BidaskClub

General Mtrs Co now has $54.67 billion valuation. The stock recorded a rise in short interest of 18.01% as of May 31, 2017 from the last reporting period. WOOF's profit will be $76.34 million for 24.59 P/E if the $0.94 EPS becomes a reality. The company reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.03. Read More »

The Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Receives "Hold" Rating from BMO Capital Markets


The company is up since yesterday's close of $48.08. The stock of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT ) is a huge mover today! It has underperformed by 0.80% the S&P500. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 6801 million and lower end at 6531 million while the year ago reported sale was 5610.97 million. Sanders Morris Harris LLC increased its stake in shares of Abbott Laboratories by 0.3% in the second quarter. Read More »

Authorities search for missing teen from Roxborough area


The teen has cognitive disabilities. The teen, who doesn't have a driver's license or formal driving training, took the family SUV, the sheriff's office said. That Nissan Murano was later found abandoned about 12 miles north near West Coalmine Avenue and South Pierce Street in Jefferson County. He's 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighs around 155 pounds. Read More »

PSG is willing to pay 222 million euros for Neymar


Verratti is now valued at close to €100m and the Catalan giants hold a long standing interest in the Italian, while Neymar has a release clause of €222m and thus Paris Saint-Germain have to cough up the remaining €122m to activate it. Barcelona insist no one will sign Neymar this summer because of his release clause. When asked if he could imagine Barca without Neymar , he told a news conference: " I don't think that's going to happen ". Read More »

Rebecca Long-Bailey parrots Tory lines in hard interview


The major shift in position comes just a month after Mr Corbyn graduates at the election that he would help those "already burdened with student debt", adding: "I will deal with it". Thousands of people attended Mr Corbyn's last rally in Telford, just a day before Labour shocked many with their General Election gains. "If we could negotiate an agreement on remaining within the single market that dealt with all of those issues then that would be fantastic", Ms Long-Bailey said. Read More »

Zambia baboon causes power cut in Livingstone


A power company spokesman told the BBC the baboon suffered a massive electric shock as it pulled on a high voltage transformer, but remarkably survived thanks to a "thick skin". The town is located close to the popular visitors' destination Victoria Falls, and lies close to a national park. However, animals don't usually go into the power station. Read More »

Korea's proposal for inter-Korean talks


The proposal is the first formal overture by the government of President Moon Jae-in, who came to power in May pledging to engage the North in dialogue, as well as to apply pressure on Pyongyang to reduce tension on the Korean peninsula. "We make the proposal for a meeting ... aimed at stopping all hostile activities that escalate military tension along the land border", the country's defense ministry said in a statement, according to the Agence France-Presse news service . Read More »

GOP Leadership Postpones Health Care Vote as John McCain Recovers From Surgery


Republican lawmakers have spent the last several months working to both repeal the law passed under President Barack Obama and pass an overhaul package. That initial vote could have come as early as Tuesday. "Shortsighted", "draconian" and "drastic" are some of the words provider group leaders are using to describe the revised Better Care Reconciliation Act unveiled Thursday by Senate Republicans. Read More »

Qatar says state news agency hacked after report cites emir criticising US

The Post cites unnamed USA intelligence officials as saying that senior members of the Emirati government discussed the hacking plan on May 23. The attack involved planting fake statements - falsely attributed to Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani, in which he "spoke favorably" of Iran, Hamas and Hezbollah - into QNA reports . Read More »

Chicago shooting leaves 9-year-old boy dead, man wounded


The boy was struck in the back and later pronounced dead at a hospital. The Cook County Medical Examiner's office could not immediately confirm the fatality and further details, including his identity, were not available. The fatal attack happened at 6:03 the 4500 block of West Jackson Boulevard in the city's West Garfield Park neighborhood. All were taken to Stroger Hospital where the two oldest were listed in serious condition. Read More »

Parliament set for stormy monsoon session from today


Azad said the Congress has conveyed to the government that there are some sensitive issues related to the internal and external security that needed to be discussed during the Parliament session. The TMC and RJD are likely to raise the issue of vendetta politics and targetting of the opposition leaders through the Central Bureau of Investigation, Enforcement Directorate and other central agencies. Read More »