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Doklam faceoff: Motives, stakes and what lies ahead for India, China

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So, China is choosing to base its claims over territory on a 127-year old convention which primarily dealt with the manner in which tea and other goods would be traded between British India and Imperial China, while completely ignoring the understanding it reached with India just five years ago. Read More »

U.S. announces new Iran sanctions over ballistic missiles, terrorism support

At the same time, the US secretary of state once again confirmed Iran's compliance with the nuclear deal in a letter to the US Congress in a move that ran counter to all their previous claims. Zarif said they would discuss Iran's complaints about non-US compliance, accusing the Trump administration of failing to lift sanctions in line with the deal. Read More »

McConnell's Obamacare repeal plan stalled

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Separately, Senator Collins of ME said she was opposing the repeal and delay proposal as it is not constructive to repeal a law closely associated with the health care system but only plan to come up with a replacement over the next two years. Read More »

New poll shows Hillary Clinton is even less popular than Trump

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Forty-one percent of those polled said they have a favorable view of Trump compared to 39 percent who said the same about Clinton . Her all-time low approval rating - 38 percent - came in September 2015 ahead of the first Democratic primaries and her battles with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. Read More »

UAE behind hacking of Qatari media

While much of what Qatar's critics charge is true, you also have to consider the source. Funding, supporting, and enabling extremists from the Taliban to Hamas and Qadafi [the former Libyan leader]. Six weeks into it, Qatar has been able to absorb the boycott, which involves a cut-off of nearly all land, sea and air links with the Gulf state. The State Department has sought to manage the sticky situation by not explicitly taking sides, given that the U.S. Read More »

UAE Behind Qatar Media Hacking: US Intelligence

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's shuttle diplomacy, and on Monday, a senior UAE official said the Saudi alliance was ready for the process to take a "very long time". Qatar is facing an existential crisis and a possible outbreak of war in the Gulf after several Arab countries had severed relations. However, Qatar has so far not come out with any such evidence. Read More »

Erdogan to visit Qatar and Saudi amid Gulf crisis

The agency quickly claimed it was hacked and removed the article . It's been a month and a half since Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , the UAE and Egypt cut economic and diplomatic ties with Qatar for political reasons. "This is our message: You can not be part of a regional organization dedicated to strengthening mutual security and furthering mutual interests, and at the same time undermine that security and harm those interests". Read More »

UAE wants worldwide monitoring of Qatar

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt imposed sanctions on Qatar on June 5, cutting diplomatic and transport ties with the tiny Gulf monarchy, after accusing it of financing militant groups and allying with their regional arch-foe Iran . Read More »

UAE planted fake news in Qatar row, says US

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The United Arab Emirates arranged for Qatari government social media and news sites to be hacked in late May in order to post false quotes linked to Qatar's emir, prompting Arab diplomatic crisis, the Washington Post reported on Sunday, citing U.S. Read More »

Donald Trump faults Democrats, some in GOP over health wreck

The development came after two Republican senators said they would not back the latest Obamacare rollback bill. Lisa Murkowski said Tuesday. Despite the overwhelming rally behind the repeal bill in 2015, bringing together moderate and conservative GOP senators alike, those same moderates who voted yes on legislation that is almost the same as the current proposal are rejecting McConnell's bill . Read More »

Yankees knock out Bartolo Colon in fifth inning, beat Twins

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But the Yankees, who had been mostly flummoxed by Colon's mid- to high-80s fastball, finally caught up to him. Overall, Colon pounded the strike zone at a 64.6-percent clip, but he jumped ahead with strike zone to just 11 of 20 batters. Before the game, Joe Girardi spoke about facing Colon and his unique repertoire. "Sometimes when guys don't throw as hard, guys' eyes will light up". Read More »

Letters: Senate should do no harm on health care

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Our vaccination rates are among the highest in the country and though we have well documented challenges regarding health care provider shortages (especially in rural areas of Hawaii) we still find a way to get people care more effectively than our peers across the country. Read More »

Collins: 'I Will Vote No' on ACA Repeal Without Replacement

But Republican senators Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME announced they would not back repeal, and Rob Portman of OH said he had concerns about the approach. Lisa Murkowski said Tuesday. In the USA, the latest setback delivered a major political blow to Mr Trump , who has failed to win any major legislative initiative in the first six months of his presidency. Read More »

Nine dead, one missing in Arizona flash floods

Alexander exclaimed on the video. Several others had to be rescued, including a man clinging to a tree with his baby and his wife nearby. Alexander says there was no warning before the wall of water hit. There had been no rain where these swimmers were and they had no warning - other than admonitions from locals to be on guard in deep river canyons during the rainy season. Read More »

Nustar GP Holdings, LLC Units (NYSE:NSH) Experiences Light Trading Volume

Accern also gave news stories about the pipeline company an impact score of 94 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. The stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $50.78. NS has been the topic of several research reports. ( NYSE:NS ) opened at 46.85 on Tuesday. Read More »

An Immersive Experience! Disney Is Planning A Star Wars Hotel Experience

Furthermore, Disney also confirmed that their recent guest surveys about an immersive Star Wars hotel will indeed lead to such a property being built at Walt Disney World. At D23 Expo 2017, Disney announced a pair of projects for Disneyland Paris and Walt Disney World that will bring a Marvel-themed hotel and immersive Star Wars hotel experience to life. Read More »

Of Defense releases info on strikes conducted against ISIS

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That translates to roughly 80 civilian casualties each month in Iraq and Syria during the Obama White House; during Trump's short tenure in the White House, it's been roughly 360 per month. Another possible culprit for the increase in deaths: structural differences in the way air strikes are carried out. While hundreds of Special Operations troops had been in Syria to advise local forces, this marked the first time conventional USA forces were engaged in an active ground war against ... Read More »

Children Taken by Woman, Could Be In Danger

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Evan is 3-foot-5 and 35 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. She is also reportedly known by the nickname "Me Me". Bryce is a black male, 4'3, 55 pounds, with black hair, and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a gray shirt and black trousers, police said. Detectives believe Mekielle and the children are in the Indianapolis area. Police tell Eyewitness News Pullins does not have custody of the children. Read More »

Gold Cup heads into knock-out rounds with big guns all firing

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The Americans struggled past Martinique. The United States men's national team plays El Salvador in the knockout stage of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Wednesday, start time at 9:00 PM ET, at Lincoln Financial Field. "On the goal, I was just looking for the space". Even if he won't admit it. Costa Rica have had some trouble with Panama as of late. They'll face Jamaica in the quarterfinals, and they can only hope Davies keeps putting the ball in the net. Read More »

$0.02 EPS Expected for EnLink Midstream Partners LP (ENLK)

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The stock declined 0.48% or $0.19 reaching $39.01 per share. The Ahl Partners Llp holds 88,226 shares with $2.92M value, up from 68,303 last quarter. The stock declined 0.13% or $0.02 reaching $15.93 on the news. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, August 18 by Landesbank. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Summit Midstream Partners, from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. Read More »

UND selected as Big Sky preseason favorite

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The 2017 season begins with a pair of Big Sky teams playing Week Zero contests on August 26. Warren and Co. are striving to make the FCS playoffs this season, something the team missed last season. North Dakota senior safety Cole Reyes highlighted a group of five Fighting Hawks that were named to the Preseason All-Big Sky Football Team released Monday at the league's annual Big Sky Kickoff Event. Read More »

'Miracle' escape for beach-goers after runaway vehicle crashes onto busy beach

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An ambulance, a fire brigade unit and the Irish Coast Guard are all involved in the operation to remove the auto. It is not known how the auto managed to end up on the steps but and investigation will be launched it is understood. While there were no injuries, several people were treated for shock at the scene. Superintendent John Galvin from Kilrush, who was at the scene, said: "Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of this incident". Read More »

Jane Street Group LLC Takes Position in CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (CBL)

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of CBL & Associates Properties by 0.8% in the fourth quarter. The Business's segments are Malls, Associated Centers, Community Centers and All Other. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.56 EPS. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Stifel Nicolaus Begins Coverage on CBL & Associates Properties, Inc". Read More »

Police Tase Naked Man, Accidentally Set Him On Fire

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When police arrived on the scene, they found the subject naked and shouting that he had a knife and meant to gut people in the home. Tingler told the officers he wasn't doing anything wrong, according to the police report. When an officer went to use his stun gun to try and subdue Tingler, the probe from the gun reportedly hit the lighter causing Tingler's beard and chest hairs to catch fire. Read More »

United Arab Emirates Hacked Qatar, Sparking Gulf Crisis

Speaking at the Royal Institute of International Affairs Chatham House in London, Gargash was speaking on the UAE's stance on the GCC Crisis - titled "UAE View of the GCC Crisis: What Happened and What Happens Next?". Gargash, who also suggested global monitoring of Qatar was needed, added there were no plans for a meeting between the two sides under the auspices of Kuwait, a neutral Gulf Arab country seeking to mediate in the spat. Read More »