• Tin hits six-month high on reports of shutdowns in China
Tin hits six-month high on reports of shutdowns in China

The metal was also boosted by a weaker USA dollar. LME copper prices on Wednesday rose as much 2.8 percent to $6,400 a tonne, the highest since May 2015. CHINA MARKETS: China's securities regulator pledged on Wednesday to expand access to capital markets for all types of investors. Mining and materials stocks reacted by gaining in midday tradin...

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  • Anthony Scaramucci Wants FBI To Probe 'Felony' Leaks From White House
Anthony Scaramucci Wants FBI To Probe 'Felony' Leaks From White House

That shows he didn't have a high opinion of the beleaguered Spicer, who was tasked with explaining one embarrassment after another of the Trump White House . "You are either going to work inside the culture the way the president wants it or you are going to be on Pennsylvania Avenue out here selling postcards to the tourists".

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  • Three Gujarat Congress MLAs join BJP
Three Gujarat Congress MLAs join BJP

The defection of Congress MLAs hurts the prospects of Ahmed Patel's re-election to the Parliament's Upper House. In 182-member Gujarat assembly, BJP along with one dissident (elected on GPP ticket Nalin Kotadia) has 122 members, Congress 55 (including Vahgela who has not resigned yet and his son Mahendrasinh and many other supporters), NCP 2 and ...

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  • Israel removes metal detectors at holy site
Israel removes metal detectors at holy site

The UN warned Monday that the crisis over new security measures at a volatile Jerusalem holy site must be swiftly resolved, as a top United States official arrived in Israel to try to ease tensions. Media reports had said the deal could see the embassy security guard released in exchange for the removal of the metal detectors. The holy site in ...

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  • Police remove 2 protesters from Trump rally during speech
Police remove 2 protesters from Trump rally during speech

I'd ask whether or not you someday think I will be on Mount Rushmore . He said he likes what Trump has done since becoming president. Trump previously said it was " one step closer to liberating citizens from this ObamaCare nightmare and delivering great health care for the American people ".

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  • Israel removes metal detectors from sensitive holy site
Israel removes metal detectors from sensitive holy site

The statement called on Israel to revise all illegal measures imposed on Al Quds, warning it of danger to provoke sentiment of Muslims. "(There was) a lot of hard work behind the scenes, discussions by senior officials in the United States, and of course, with the prime minister and with the king of Jordan, (and) we were able to defuse the situat...

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  • Muslims to return to Jerusalem shrine after Israel removes security measures
Muslims to return to Jerusalem shrine after Israel removes security measures

The site is venerated by Muslims and Jews, who call it the Temple Mount. Jordanian police said the teen attacked the guard with a screwdriver during a furniture delivery, and that the Israeli opened fire, killing Jawawdeh and a bystander. He acknowledged that as a member of the Cabinet he bore "collective responsibility" for the initial decision. ...

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  • Stephen Moore quits as Australia captain and sets out retirement plans
Stephen Moore quits as Australia captain and sets out retirement plans

Australia global Toby Smith has left the Melbourne Rebels and signed a two-year deal with defending Super Rugby champions the Wellington Hurricanes , the prop announced on Thursday. "If you look at the trajectory of the team, Cheik will probably want to have most of his World Cup team in place by next season as is usually the way".

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  • Turkish premier urges Muslims to 'protect' Jerusalem amid Temple Mount crisis
Turkish premier urges Muslims to 'protect' Jerusalem amid Temple Mount crisis

Israel installed new security measures after Arab gunmen shot and killed two police officers from within the site. Jerusalem's mufti Mohammed Hussein has declared an end to recent protests, saying Muslims will again pray inside the Al Aqsa Mosque - rather than outside it - after Israeli police removed the last of the security equipment from...

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  • Jordan's cabinet calls for legal action against shooting near Israeli embassy
Jordan's cabinet calls for legal action against shooting near Israeli embassy

His father said he was a 16-year-old with no militant links. Israel thanked Jordan for its "close cooperation" over the last 24 hours. Mohammed Jawawdeh, 17, was shot dead late on Sunday after allegedly attacking the Israeli security guard with a screwdriver.

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  • Brexit 'implementation phase' would be in United Kingdom interest: minister
Brexit 'implementation phase' would be in United Kingdom interest: minister

There were also indications that after Brexit , EU citizens will be subject to similar immigration rules applicable to Indians and other non-EU citizens; such as work permit. "As the secretary of state said, it is important that both sides demonstrate a dynamic and flexible approach to these negotiations". Davis, when asked if Britain was willin...

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  • Pressure eases on Japanese PM as opposition leader Renho quits
Pressure eases on Japanese PM as opposition leader Renho quits

It emerged just ahead of her election as party leader that she had never officially given up her Taiwan citizenship, even though Japan does not allow adults to hold dual nationality. Last week, she tried to put the matter to rest by showing official documents proving she now only has Japanese citizenship, but reportedly remained under fire within t...

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  • Japan's Defense Minister to Resign Over Cover-Up, NHK Reports
Japan's Defense Minister to Resign Over Cover-Up, NHK Reports

Under intense media, public and political scrutiny over the coverup scandal, which is also alleged to involve Defense Minister Tomomi Inada who opposition parties have vehemently called to resign for knowing the logs existed, the ministry conducted an internal probe into the matter.

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  • Ohio State Fair Ride Malfunction Kills One Person, Critically Injures Others
Ohio State Fair Ride Malfunction Kills One Person, Critically Injures Others

The seven injured were taken to two nearby hospitals. People take a ride on the "Fire Ball " in 2011. The fair did not immediately respond to a request seeking comment. "It appears that an entire row of seats snapped off one of the spoke arms and fell to the ground as the ride began to swing upwards again", The Dispatch said after viewing ...

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  • 1 in custody after woman killed aboard Alaska-bound cruise
1 in custody after woman killed aboard Alaska-bound cruise

According to the ship's schedule, the ship was supposed to be docked in Ketchikan, Alaska Tuesday night. The ship was scheduled to leave late Wednesday for its destination to the southeast Alaskan town of Skagway. There are an estimated 200 passenger deaths a year, around the world. Few details about the victim are known thus far, though Kamali s...

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  • Summer reading finale is Saturday
Summer reading finale is Saturday

The Challenge shows that they are a hugely valuable resource for families, attracting three quarters of a million children into libraries each year. Not only do the children feel a sense of achievement at completing the challenge, but it also helps to maintain or even improve their reading level.

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  • 'Morning Joe': NY Times Reporter Says Trump Is 'Cyberbullying' Jeff Sessions
'Morning Joe': NY Times Reporter Says Trump Is 'Cyberbullying' Jeff Sessions

But he says he'll leave the race if Sessions wants his old position back. "Attorney General Sessions was one of the first individuals to reach out to me after my election, and I consider him to be a true personal friend", Brat said in a statement on Wednesday.

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  • Modi inaugurates Kalam Memorial in TN
Modi inaugurates Kalam Memorial in TN

BJP wrote "tributes to "Missile Man" Bharat Ratna Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on his Remembrance Day. He remains an inspiration to millions of Indians". He said that the former president lived like a true " karma yogi ". Dr A.P. J. Abdul Kalam full name was Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam who was popularly known as Dr Kalam. Further while talking ab...

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  • Venezuelan agents seize two more court appointees, says opposition
Venezuelan agents seize two more court appointees, says opposition

The leftist leader was also feeling the heat at home, where protesters backing the 48-hour national strike blocked roads with makeshift barricades and many stores remained shut for the day. The US measures came as Venezuela's opposition began a two-day nationwide strike aimed at ousting the president through early elections. The opposition esti...

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  • Donald Trump Announces Transgender Individuals To Be Banned From Military
Donald Trump Announces Transgender Individuals To Be Banned From Military

The 67-year-old took to Twitter to condemn the announcement , "There are 15,000 patriotic transgender Americans in the USA military fighting for all of us", Jenner tweeted . Hoffman said he disagrees that transgender service members would be inherently disruptive, saying the same arguments were made about female and gay troops.

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