• China Cancels Vietnam Meeting Over South China Sea Spat
China Cancels Vietnam Meeting Over South China Sea Spat

In the coming ASEAN meetings, this issue may well occupy much of the foreign ministers' attention. "Vietnam is adamant, and China is effectively using Cambodia to champion its interests". As he sat down with South Korea's envoy, Tillerson said they planned to discuss next steps to ramp up pressure following the United Nations sanctions.

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  • Game of Thrones season 7, episode 4: WTF moments
Game of Thrones season 7, episode 4: WTF moments

The battle seems pretty one-sided, even with Bronn manning Qyburn's dragon-defeating scorpion, and it ends with a bit of a cliffhanger, Jaime floating, seemingly lifeless, in the river after a near-brush with death by dragon. Brienne of Tarth has always been one of the best warriors on " Game of Thrones ", but she has some stiff competition fro...

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  • 9/11 victim's remains identified 16 years after attack
9/11 victim's remains identified 16 years after attack

New DNA technology has made it possible for another victim of the 9/11 terrorist attacks to be identified almost 16 years on. Monday's announcement marks the first time since March 2015 that a September 11 World Trade Center victim has been positively confirmed.

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  • Alibaba And Marriott Team Up On Travel Venture
Alibaba And Marriott Team Up On Travel Venture

Through the partnership, Marriott said it will be able to get access to Alibaba's 500 million monthly active mobile users to better market and engage with China's ever-growing consumer class. "We have long admired Alibaba's digital expertise and deep understanding of Chinese consumers' needs and behaviors", said Marriott president and CEO Arne Sore...

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  • Stock Jumping Abnormally High: Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL)
Stock Jumping Abnormally High: Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL)

Analysts' mean recommendation for Whiting Petroleum Corporation ( WLL ) stands at 2.60. Its up 11.84% from 62.23M shares previously. Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. On Friday, July 31 the stock rating was downgraded by Guggenheim to "Neutral". The rating was downgraded by Morgan S...

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  • Three questioned over fatal stabbing in Kilkee, County Clare
Three questioned over fatal stabbing in Kilkee, County Clare

Mr Haugh is understood to have been stabbed once in the back and died at 6am on Sunday during surgery at University Hospital Limerick. A 22 year old man was arrested a short time later in connection with the investigation and is now detained at Kilrush Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 Criminal Justice Act - 1984.

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  • Get ready for partial lunar eclipse on Monday night
Get ready for partial lunar eclipse on Monday night

The shadow of the Earth will close the southern quarter of the full moon , the illuminated part near the shadow boundaries blush. So just how rare are eclipses? Lunar and Solar eclipses happen in pairs, with the lunar eclipse happening within two weeks of a solar eclipse.

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  • Senate Democrats call for bipartisan tax reform in letter to GOP
Senate Democrats call for bipartisan tax reform in letter to GOP

The problem with that truth, though, is this: It left bad people in power. Despite Mulvaney's prodding and weekend tweets by President Donald Trump insisting senators revisit the issue, even the White House's focus turned Monday to a new horizon: revamping the tax code.

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  • What do the new USA sanctions on Russian Federation target?
What do the new USA sanctions on Russian Federation target?

Brussels managed to influence the softening of some wordings of the USA law on sanctions, including against Russian Federation, in the process of its approval, Russia's Permanent Representative to the EU Vladimir Chizhov said. Trump signed the bill behind closed doors, without the fanfare that has customarily accompanied his signing of executi...

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  • Knicks hire Craig Robinson, Bucks executive and Obama's brother-in-law, for front-office job
Knicks hire Craig Robinson, Bucks executive and Obama's brother-in-law, for front-office job

President Obama 's brother-in-law has found a new gig in the Big Apple.in the front office of the New York Knicks . According to Charania, Robinson's job will be multi-faceted, taking on various different responsibilities in NY. And the Knicks are expected to have more additions to their front-office staff. He also held several collegiate coachi...

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  • Kenya's Kirui wins men's world marathon
Kenya's Kirui wins men's world marathon

The Ethiopian, who had exhausted rapidly after Kirui's second wind, just held on for silver by two seconds from the fast-finishing Alphonce Simbu, who won Tanzania's second medal ever at a World Championships. "I knew when to attack it and that is why when he tried to break away I carefully reacted", he said. "This was the best course and the best ...

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  • At least 22 injured in Lahore explosion
At least 22 injured in Lahore explosion

The police official said that explosives were hidden in the truck which accidentally triggered around 9pm, causing damage to scores of vehicles parked in the area. However, there also are reports of explosives planted in a parked truck that went off.Sources on ground have reported that a minor girl trapped under debris following the blast was recov...

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  • 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 episode 5 preview, 'Blood of the Dragon'
'Game of Thrones' Season 7 episode 5 preview, 'Blood of the Dragon'

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones . Coming back to the claims of hackers, Sunday 12 GMT, i.e., August 6th, is just around the corners and we'll be easily able to verify the same. It looks like Dany will be receiving more visitors with Theon returning to Dragonstone after he abandoned ship when Euron ...

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  • Isolated showers on first day of class for Shelby County Schools
Isolated showers on first day of class for Shelby County Schools

That will keep off and on showers in the storms across the entire state for the second day of the week. North wind 3 to 8 miles per hour. Saturday . That will feel so different after the last week or so of warm and humid conditions. Showers are expected to develop on Sunday with a few storms possible.

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  • 'Amit Shah's entry into Rajya Sabha good for BJP'
'Amit Shah's entry into Rajya Sabha good for BJP'

They fear that Balwantsinh Rajput may give Patel, political secretary to Congress president Sonia Gandhi , a run for his money.As per the formula, each candidate needs 45 votes to win as the total strength of MLAs has been reduced to 176 following the resignation of six Congress MLAs.

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  • India's boycott of Chinese goods no-win to both: Indian media
India's boycott of Chinese goods no-win to both: Indian media

The daily further said China will take "all necessary measures to safeguard its legitimate and lawful rights and interests". The most serious dispute between India and China in decades, the standoff at Doklam represents a shift in ties between Asia's two primary powers, with India acting more forcefully to counter Chinese influence and activities...

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  • RS polls: Major blow for Congress, NCP to back BJP
RS polls: Major blow for Congress, NCP to back BJP

However, NCP leader Praful Patel on Saturday said his party had not yet decided on extending support to any particular party in these polls. "This is the example of a banana republic". Ahmed Patel needs the support of at least 45 MLAs to win tomorrow's election. While the BJP and its allies have a big majority in the Lok Sabha after they swe...

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  • Senator says GOP should have shut down birther movement
Senator says GOP should have shut down birther movement

The criticism by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., came after repeated threats by Trump to halt the expenditures, which Trump and other Republicans call bailouts. "We are confident that, by working together, we could modernize our tax system to increase working families' wages, improve middle-class job growth, promote domestic investment, mode...

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  • Baby daughter of The Voice star killed by runaway vehicle
Baby daughter of The Voice star killed by runaway vehicle

Singer Paul, from Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, appeared on The Voice in 2014 joking he was the son of judge and fellow Welshman Tom Jones. In a statement, her family said she was "every single star in every single sky". "Tragically, the infant died shortly afterwards". Police are investigating the girl's death in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, ...

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  • Gas Prices Rise 4.3 Cents In Chattanooga
Gas Prices Rise 4.3 Cents In Chattanooga

Now, prices have slipped a little on Jacksonville and the rest of Florida, which much of the country saw increases. National prices rose 2.1 cents to an average of $2.33 per gallon on August 6. The price in Rhode Island is 2 cents per gallon higher than the national average of $2.34. DeHaan said, "For the third straight week, gasoline prices have...

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