• North Korea sticks to its nuclear dreams despite China's warnings
North Korea sticks to its nuclear dreams despite China's warnings

On Saturday, the United Nations Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions against North Korea that include a ban on coal and other exports worth over $1 billion - a huge bite in its total exports, valued at $3 billion previous year.

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  • Snapshot of Recent Traded Stock: FS Investment Corporation (FSIC)
Snapshot of Recent Traded Stock: FS Investment Corporation (FSIC)

TheStreet upgraded shares of FS Investment Corporation from a c rating to a b rating in a report on Monday, April 17th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $10.00 target price on shares of FS Investment Corporation in a report on Friday, April 28th.

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  • Letting Obamacare implode might be Trump's least popular position yet
Letting Obamacare implode might be Trump's least popular position yet

More Americans say it is more important for President Trump and Republicans to now make the Affordable Care Act's insurance marketplaces work better (69%) than to continue plans to repeal and replace the law (29%). Overall, 52 percent of respondents now approve of ObamaCare - a 9 point jump since Trump's election - while 39 percent disapprove....

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  • Facebook anonymously launched an app in China
Facebook anonymously launched an app in China

Paul Mozur of TheNYT was able to detect the clandestine, worldwide business maneuver by comparing Facebook's Moments app to the one being tested in China. It's no secret how badly Facebook wants to take on the Chinese market. In 2009, Chinese authorities banned Facebook in China, followed by Instagram its app for photo-sharing in 2014, and Wha...

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  • 15 killed in Pakistan bus stop bombing
15 killed in Pakistan bus stop bombing

At least 12 people were killed and 30 injured after explosion rocked a high-security zone of Quetta's Pishin Stop in Pakistan. Baluchistan's Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti said the bomb was apparently kept in a vehicle parked near the bus stop.

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  • China protests after U.S. warship sails near South China Sea
China protests after U.S. warship sails near South China Sea

Thursday's operation, reported by Reuters , was the latest attempt to counter what Washington sees as Beijing's efforts to limit freedom of navigation in the strategic waters, and comes as Trump is seeking China's cooperation to rein in North Korea.

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  • PM Abbasi announces Rs25bn development package for Karachi
PM Abbasi announces Rs25bn development package for Karachi

Prime Minister Abbasi assured the governor that the federal government would continue to cooperate with the Sindh government in development projects. The prime minister added that he had resigned from the Air Blue board of directors on July 28 to serve the country in the public office.

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  • Trump praises new United Nations sanctions on North Korea
Trump praises new United Nations sanctions on North Korea

The administration holds in reserve a list of Chinese banks and other firms the Treasury Department has been preparing to sanction for their alleged ties to North Korea's military programs."Right now, our focus is on carrying out the existing sanctions and ensuring compliance with the new U.N.

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  • Is this beloved Game Of Thrones character coming back from the dead?
Is this beloved Game Of Thrones character coming back from the dead?

Speaking to HBO's Making Game Of Thrones he said: "It's just this whole idea that Bran has become a much smaller part of the character's brain, when before 100 percent of his head was taken up with being Bran Stark". If the figure is indeed Catelyn Stark's ghost, it could mean the show is picking up a key storyline from George RR Martin's novels ...

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  • Heavy rains trigger flood-like situation
Heavy rains trigger flood-like situation

The Disaster Management Authority of Assam reportedly said that over 63 thousand people have taken refuge in 268 relief camps in the state as over 1,750 villages are trapped. Now 1,752 villages are under water and over one lakh hectare crop area has been damaged, ASDMA said. A portion of National Highway 415, which connects state capital Itanagar w...

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  • To stop BJP's 2019 march, Opposition parties to meet in Delhi today
To stop BJP's 2019 march, Opposition parties to meet in Delhi today

The meeting was held by Sonia Gandhi the Opposition party member. After the repeated defeats at the hands of the BJP in a series of elections and the party's aggressive push to establish footprints in non-BJP ruled states through other means, the Opposition leaders are working around the "unite or perish" principle.

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  • Trump to direct Lighthizer to assess Chinese intellectual property practices
Trump to direct Lighthizer to assess Chinese intellectual property practices

Trade Act of 1974. The measure would seek to address what the USA business community has described as flagrant trade violations by China, which employs a variety of rules and practices to wall its market off from foreign competition and pressure US companies to part with valuable product designs and trade secrets - or to steal them outright.

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  • Ellison: Kim Jong-Un Is 'Acting More Responsibly' Than Trump
Ellison: Kim Jong-Un Is 'Acting More Responsibly' Than Trump

Trump doubled down Thursday, saying his previous bold statements might not have been "strong enough" for Kim Jong Un , whose regime announced a plan to fire four missiles near the USA island territory of Guam in response to the White House's bold rhetoric.

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  • North Korean missiles and the challenges they pose to the United States
North Korean missiles and the challenges they pose to the United States

The Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missile interceptors were deployed in Shimane, Hiroshima and Kochi prefectures, which North Korea said its missiles could cross over, as well as Ehime which is located between Hiroshima and Kochi. Sullivan was hesitant to directly criticize the president for his somewhat brash remarks on North Korea, but made it cl...

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  • US Not Interested in Talking About Back Channels With North Korea
US Not Interested in Talking About Back Channels With North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has emphasized publicly that the US' goal is to start talks with North Korea - with the important caveat that Pyongyang first relinquish its pursuit of nuclear weapons. On Thursday, Defense Secretary James Mattis praised Tillerson's diplomatic efforts to contain North Korea, saying they were working and that they re...

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  • Guam Gov: Trump's 'Hell and Fury' Justified If NK Attacks
Guam Gov: Trump's 'Hell and Fury' Justified If NK Attacks

But amid the reassurances, something seemed... off. "All over the world they're talking about Guam and they're talking about you", he continued. Calvo had the president on speaker phone, and posted a video of the exchange to his Facebook page.

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  • Pakistan again violates ceasefire in Poonch, one jawan martyred
Pakistan again violates ceasefire in Poonch, one jawan martyred

The Indian Army personnel guarding the border posts retaliated strongly and effectively. According to reports, Pakistan abused truce along the Line of Control (LoC) in Mendhar part around 5.30 am and the Indian Army struck back unequivocally to the irregular terminating.

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  • 1 dead in small plane crash in New Milford
1 dead in small plane crash in New Milford

The man was taken to Danbury Hospital by ambulance. The third person on the plane was 44-year-old Peter Jellen, of NY, who was seriously injured but able to walk from the crash to a nearby home and call for help, police said. Police said the co-pilot, a flight instructor employed by Arrow Aviation; Anthony J. Morasco, was killed in the crash. "...

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  • Trump threats are toothless - but endanger us all
Trump threats are toothless - but endanger us all

The developments with North Korea have occurred while Congress has largely deserted Washington for its month-long August recess, leaving the President's comments to stand for themselves without much chance for congressional leaders to weigh in or potentially moderate his rhetoric.

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  • Trump Says US Ready To Use Nuclear Weapons
Trump Says US Ready To Use Nuclear Weapons

The directive was issued a week after Trump took office, and was preceded by more than a dozen orders on other topics. usa president Donald Trump has said North Korea could be met with America's " fire and fury ", with North Korea responding with talk of a potential missile attack in the direction of the United States territory of Guam...

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