• China's big banks halt services for North Koreans
China's big banks halt services for North Koreans

China , North Korea's closest diplomatic ally and largest trading partner, is seen as key to solving the standoff with Pyongyang. President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the Sept. "I think we've absolutely moved the needle on China", he said. South Korea's Moon, however, ran on a dovish platform advocating dia...

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  • Sen. McConnell says ending USA debt ceiling would be challenging
Sen. McConnell says ending USA debt ceiling would be challenging

As they dined at the White House Tuesday evening on breaded veal and pie, President Donald Trump , his top economic advisers and a small, bipartisan group of USA senators had a wide-ranging discussion with a focus on tax reform that left Pennsylvania's Pat Toomey feeling hopeful.

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  • Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina makes a plea to Myanmar
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina makes a plea to Myanmar

Mrs Suu Kyi had been expected to attend this month's UN's General Assembly, a year after she travelled to the previous assembly and pledged to "stand firm against the forces of prejudice and intolerance". Bangladesh has said it would provide 2,000 acres for a new camp in Cox's Bazar district to help shelter newly arrived Rohingya . Numerous fl...

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  • Evacuated Across Russia After Wave of Bomb Threats
Evacuated Across Russia After Wave of Bomb Threats

The calls targeted Moscow's major shopping malls, including the GUM department store on Red Square, and three train stations - Leningradsky, Kazansky and Kievsky. About 30 Moscow facilities were reported to be searched for bombs after anonymous calls. "The only goal is to set off destructive processes, to sow panic".

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  • Brexit: UK will 'soon regret' leaving European Union argues Juncker
Brexit: UK will 'soon regret' leaving European Union argues Juncker

Mr Juncker said he wanted use of the euro, membership of the Schengen agreement - which abolishes internal borders, and the banking union set up after the eurozone crisis to become standard. "On March 29, 2019, the United Kingdom will leave the European Union". Juncker's spokesman Margaritis Schinas said the speech would feature a "reflection o...

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  • Trump speaks to governors, senators on Irma, approves disaster areas
Trump speaks to governors, senators on Irma, approves disaster areas

By late Sunday night, Florida officials said there were shelters open in 64 of Florida's 67 counties - 573 shelters across the state, holding 155,000 people, The Washington Post reported . Each announced a limited schedule. Hurricane Irma left a trail of damage across South Florida: flooded streets , downed trees, crushed cars, colla...

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  • Tanker, dredger collide in Singapore waters, 5 crew missing
Tanker, dredger collide in Singapore waters, 5 crew missing

The MPA, which continues to lead the SAR operations, with support from the relevant Singapore agencies, said seven crew members were sent to the Singapore General Hospital. RSAF (Republic of Singapore Air Force) assets have also been deployed to assist the search. Authorities are conducting rescue operations and have deployed search vessels...

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  • Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers mock Ted Cruz for porn tweet fiasco
Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers mock Ted Cruz for porn tweet fiasco

That woman is longtime porn star Cory Chase , who was actually kept out of the loop about the "like" since her home in Florida lost power as a result of Hurricane Irma. Kimmel then revealed his four theories of "how this could have happened". "No. 4, Ted lost the presidential election, he's been bullied by Trump, he didn't get a cabinet position, ...

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  • The Swamp is ready: Gators, Vols will play as scheduled on Saturday
The Swamp is ready: Gators, Vols will play as scheduled on Saturday

Interestingly enough, college football betting sportsbooks have made a decision to come out in favor of Florida over Tennessee . And when the Florida Gators take the field on Saturday, they will do their best to honor them with a special decal.

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  • United Nations Passes New Sanctions Against North Korea
United Nations Passes New Sanctions Against North Korea

Hackers linked to North Korea are ramping up attempts to steal bitcoin in order to bring in money for Kim Jong Un's regime, a top cybersecurity firm says. But the South's unification ministry described the statement as "the most low-key form of response from North Korea to UN Security Council resolutions".

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  • UN Security Council approves new sanctions against North Korea
UN Security Council approves new sanctions against North Korea

Prior to the approval, Trump and the US treasury secretary threatened to impose unilateral sanctions against any country that trades with North Korea if the Security Council was unable to come to an agreement. But they said the government had encouraged North Koreans to use public transport and bicycles to conserve fuel. "This is a compromise...

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  • Dead After Evacuation of Florida Nursing Home: Mayor
Dead After Evacuation of Florida Nursing Home: Mayor

Five people died at a nursing home in Hollywood, Florida, in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, officials said Wednesday. The victims' identities were unknown. One person was found dead and three others were taken to the hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning in Daytona Beach, caused by fumes from a gas generator.

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  • Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc (ICPT) Stock Dives on Drug Warning
Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc (ICPT) Stock Dives on Drug Warning

There is one "Sell" rating, five "Hold" rating and 13 "Buy" ratings and one "Strong Buy" rating for the stock. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $189.75. On Monday, July 3rd, David Shapiro sold 350 shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $121.24, for a total transaction of $42,434.00.

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  • Supreme Court blocks rulings forcing Texas to redraw districts
Supreme Court blocks rulings forcing Texas to redraw districts

The U.S. Supreme Court has dealt a serious setback to those hoping Texas would see new congressional and House district maps ahead of the 2018 elections. Voting Rights Act. In some instances, the court pointed out, they rejiggered lines to "to ensure Anglo control" of legislative districts. Another peculiar aspect of the cases, according to Texas...

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  • Hillary Clinton greets fans at Union Square book signing
Hillary Clinton greets fans at Union Square book signing

And so there I was, on the platform, you know, feeling like an out-of-body experience. It's not a tweet, but Hillary Clinton just baited Donald Trump . And can I still be in this marriage without becoming unrecognisable to myself-twisted by anger , resentment , or remoteness. "There's nothing I was looking forward to more than showing Put...

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  • UN Security Council approves new North Korea sanctions
UN Security Council approves new North Korea sanctions

Ambassador Nikki Haley said after the vote that "these are by far the strongest measures ever imposed on North Korea", which will "only work if all nations implement them completely and aggressively", according to the Associated Press . "They're pretty capable actors in comparison to other North Korean activity we see", said McNamara. But it onl...

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  • Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Downgraded by Morgan Stanley
Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Downgraded by Morgan Stanley

Progressive Corp. now has $26.90 billion valuation. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 21,315,605 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock worth $201,642,000 after buying an additional 10,428,144 shares during the period. Progressive had 40 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The Mean Recommendation is t...

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  • N.Korea threatens United States over new sanctions
N.Korea threatens United States over new sanctions

And there's also a ban on new work permits for North Korean workers. Even since the test launches of the Hwasong-14 ICBM, whose warhead payload, accuracy and ability to re-enter the atmosphere remain unverified, North Korea has stepped up its threats to the US and its allies.

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  • AIADMK sacks Sasikala as interim general secretary
AIADMK sacks Sasikala as interim general secretary

The General Council also decided that party Coordinator (now held by Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam ) and Joint Coordinator (held by Chief Minister K Palaniswami ) will oversee the party affairs. Only the party general secretary, or in her absence the deputy general secretary appointed by her, had the authority to convene the general counc...

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  • Hyderabad: Boyfriend held for teen's murder, visited her home to grieve
Hyderabad: Boyfriend held for teen's murder, visited her home to grieve

She met Sai Kiran who fed up with her constant pressure for marriage, took her in an Auto near Ameenpur and brutally murdered her. "She used to actively participate in various events throughout the year", said Murthy, ruling out the possibility of any link of her death with the Blue Whale challenge.

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