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China sets conditions for start of talks on sea feud code

China's foreign minister said on Sunday negotiations between Southeast Asian countries and China on a code of conduct for the South China Sea would start this year, and whatever agreement is made must be adhered to. Robespierre Bolivar, spokesman of the Department of Foreign Affairs, described the initial progress after years of efforts by Southeast Asian countries to negotiate a code of conduct with China "as a very big step". Read More »

Russian foreign minister says USA ready to continue talks


The United States has been providing the Philippines with surveillance capabilities, training, information and aircraft to help it fight a monthslong siege of a southern city by pro-Islamic State group militants, the top US diplomat said Monday as he prepared to meet the country's polarizing president. Read More »

Senator Blumenthal Appears on CNN, Immediately Draws Trump's Twitter Wrath


But the New York Times revealed that he had received military deferments. Richard Blumenthal , calling him a "phony Vietnam con artist" after the lawmaker expressed concerns about the Justice Department's pursuit of leakers and embraced a special counsel's probe of Russian Federation meddling in the election and possible collusion with Trump campaign officials. Read More »

Stephen Miller could take on a WH communications role

The tone between the financier and the reporter seems quite jovial and even light-hearted in spite of the fateful consequences. On July 26, Scaramucci called the reporter, who he had spoken to before, from the auto on the way to the airport. Read More »

French carmaker Renault signs €660 million deal with Iran


The French automaker is setting up a joint venture with Iran's Industrial Development & Renovation Organization and local dealer Parto Negin Naseh build 150,000 vehicles a year, Renault said Monday in a statement. But it had to put a brake on its growth plans until Iran concluded a nuclear deal with world powers that came into force in January 2016, easing worldwide sanctions. Read More »

Trump hails United Nations sanctions on N. Korea


President Trump is thanking China and Russian Federation for helping pass increased sanctions on North Korea. On Wednesday, US President Donald Trump signed the bill that imposes tougher sanctions against Russia , Iran and North Korea. Read More »

Mueller requests Flynn records from White House

Despite a strong economy, a new survey conducted by the University of Quinnipiac gives the us president a popularity rating of only 33%, a level equivalent to that of Richard Nixon in the full scandal of Watergate, or to that of George W. Defense Intelligence Agency director US Army Lt. Meanwhile, Trump allies are also spoiling for a fight. "Over time it may be beneficial", said conservative strategist Keith Appell. Read More »

Wet Weather Bringing Plenty Of Rain To The ArkLaMiss This Week


Sunday evening will see a 20 percent chance of rain, as will Monday afternoon and evening. Isolated severe thunderstorms with damaging winds are also possible, mainly east of the Interstate 95 corridor, forecasters noted. Partly sunny; high of 81. Thursday night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m., then a chance of showers between 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy; low of 62. Read More »

Western Missouri officer shot and killed during traffic stop


He was a Clinton resident and had been with the department for less than a year. Authorities have identified a person of interest in the fatal shooting of a Missouri police officer. As Officer Michael exited the patrol vehicle to make contact with the driver, the driver fired a round towards the officer. Michael returned fire, but the gunman got back in his vehicle and drove off - crashing his auto just a couple blocks away before fleeing on foot, KSHB reported. Read More »

OH boy, 4, shot in road rage incident


She said she exited the highway to call for help for the boy, who was in the backseat. The boy's mother told police she honked her horn at a white four-door Pontiac blocking the intersection at West 28th Street and Division Avenue, police said. Read More »

Cornell-bound Bronx teen found dead in Ithaca


Winston Samuel Perez Ventura of the Bronx entered the water near Falls Creek Drive and didn't resurface shortly before 2:30 p.m., a caller told dispatchers according to Ithaca police. The IPD was the lead agency in the search, though the New York State Police had dispatched a helicopter and a dive team to help find the missing person. Read More »

Rodrigo Janot pede novamente prisão de Aécio Neves


Ele disse que vai levar o caso para a turma tão logo haja manifestação de Aécio. O recurso da PGR deve ser analisado pela Primeira Turma do tribunal, da qual também fazem parte os ministros Alexandre de Moraes, Rosa Weber, Luís Roberto Barroso e Luiz Fux. Read More »

Mueller Probe Seeks WH Documents on Flynn's Business Ties


The "Wall Street Journal" earlier reported a grand jury was impanelled. On Sunday, Christie advised everyone to wait for Mueller's investigation to go through that meeting and its aftermath before drawing conclusions about it. The further down in the polls, the president, Donald Trump is mobilizing its most fervent supporters to protect his presidency threatened by the surveys on the " business Russian " and dissent is growing within the ranks of the republican party. Read More »

North, South Korea foreign ministers meet: Yonhap


The sanctions could slash North Korea's $3 billion annual export revenue by a third. The UN measures also forbid China, Russia and other countries from hiring any more North Korean labourers - whose remittances help fund the regime - prohibit joint ventures with the country and any new investment in existing business partnerships. Read More »

Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG

Finally, HSBC Holdings plc reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a GBX 3,180 ($41.95) target price on shares of Schroders plc in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. The target price indicates a potential upside of 44.82% from firm's stock close price. The stock of BP plc (LON:BP) earned "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, July 17. Read More »

Jennifer Rubin: How can Kelly tell Trump the truth?

Hours after being sworn in as Chief of Staff on Monday, Kelly asserted his new power by firing the outrageous Director of Communications, Anthony Scaramucci who had demonstrated belligerent and inappropriate behavior in his short while at the White House . Read More »

Green MPs quit in protest over Metiria Turei


Now that they had gone there was wasn't "quite so much dissent" within the caucus, Shaw added. Dr Graham - who was ranked eighth on the party's list - said while he liked and respected Mrs Turei, he could not continue serving under her leadership. Read More »

Japan bracing for Typhoon Noru


Wakayama is located on the Kii Peninsula in the Kansai region on Japan's Honshu island. The storm is expected to keep moving north and the eye of the storm is due to hit landfall in southern Kyushu at around 00:00 GMT on Sunday with winds of around 150km per hour and gusts nearer 185km per hour. Read More »

China Urges North Korea Dialogue, Says Sanctions Not Sole Solution


The top diplomats at the meeting coordinated North Korea policies following the UN Security Council's adoption of fresh sanctions against Pyongyang. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks to the press after meeting with his North Korean counterpart Ri Yong-ho on the sidelines of a series of foreign ministers' meetings involving the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations in the Philippines' capital of Manila on August 6, 2017. Read More »

BCBS move a positive for the ACA, customers


Cost-sharing subsidies are paid directly to health insurers, who then use them to lower costs for consumers who qualify. GREENE: When it comes to continuing that discussion, let me just ask you, I mean, Senator Bernie Sanders not so long ago nearly sounded mocking of Republican efforts to, you know, repeal, replace the Affordable Care Act . Read More »

Trump launches 'real news' show on his Facebook page


It appears to be part of his war on what he calls the "Fake News Media" - fed up of the news on mainstream channels, he's decided to make his own. The segment appeared to be part of a video series launched by the Trump team a week ago. Feels eerily like so many state-owned channels I've watched in other countries", wrote former USA ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul. "Thank you for joining us, everybody". Read More »

UNSC adopts new N Korea sanctions


For the USA, it was a long-awaited sign of progress for Trump's strategy of trying to enlist Beijing's help to squeeze Pyongyang diplomatically and economically. The resolution adopted Saturday afternoon would also ban countries from giving any additional permits to North Korean laborers - another source of money for Kim Jong Un's regime. Read More »

Adele hosts Despicable Me 3 screening for Grenfell Tower survivors


On Saturday, a source revealed to United Kingdom publication The Sun that Adele organized an event for the young survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire last Thursday. "It's been two weeks since the fire, and still the people who were affected by it are homeless", she said in a pre-show video message. The group watched Despicable Me 3 , with Adele going every step of the way. Read More »