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Expat Explorer Survey: Which jurisdictions 'best' for wealth, earning prospects


As well as unveiling the best places in the world to live as an expat, the survey also found that life overseas typically increases expats' income by 25% with the average expat earning just under US$100,000 a year. Switzerland topped the list , for the third year in a row, which the survey's authors said reflected "the strong Swiss economy and stable political environment", cited by these expats as among the reasons it made sense financially. Read More »

Exodus from Bali volcano nears 100000 as tremors intensify


Those fleeing their homes included villagers who live outside an exclusion zone of 12 kilometres from the volcano, said Gede Sumartana, an official at an emergency post dealing with the dislaced in Karangasem district. "They are afraid of being hit in case of an eruption", he said. Pak Kasbani, head of the volcanology center, told local media that if the seismic action continues, an eruption - the first in more than a half-century - could be a "matter of hours" away. Read More »

Facebook axed 'tens of thousands' of accounts before German election


Facebook and Google have confirmed they have received invitations to attend the committee hearing, but none of the social media giants have yet said they will be present. "This is too important an issue to be dismissive", he wrote. Faceboo is facing increased scrutiny over the election. Mr Zuckerberg, 33, insisted that the tech and publishing company was "a platform for all ideas" giving "people a voice, and enabling candidates to communicate directly, to helping millions of people vote". Read More »

5 civilians wounded in rocket attack Kabul airport


The Taliban are saying that they specifically targeted the plane of the US secretary of defense, Jim Mattis , in an attack earlier in the day on the Kabul airport. As many as 40 rockets and rocket-propelled grenades struck the airport in a hail of fire, but Trump's top defense official had already left the airport, along with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Read More »

Prep Volleyball Roundup: La Salle rallies to best Zillah


For the Clippers, Morgan Highley had five kills and 15 digs. Irina Martin had three aces and eight kills, Hannah Streitman three aces, three kills and two digs and Caroline Nelson three kills and two digs. Olivia Kent and Maddie Townsend each had eight kills as the Sullivan South Rebels cruised to a 25-17, 25-20, 25-18 win over the Sullivan East Patriots. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron says Britain could be part of reformed European Union after Brexit


In a wide-ranging speech at the Sarbonne on Tuesday, Mr Macron warned: "Here we are with a Europe that is more fragile than ever ... and falling victim to ideas like nationalism and identitarianism". Macron also called for a common tax on carbon emissions, as well as increasing investments into "development" projects in regions such as Africa. Stay informed: Sign up to our free weekly e-newsletter Subscribe to access all our online articles and receive our printed monthly newspaper The ... Read More »

Minister: No plan to discuss new refugee resettlement scheme at present


Instead of relocation outside the European Union , the new resettlement scheme aims to bring at least 50,000 migrants and refugees to Europe over the next two years. The Daily Mail says it is "unclear how far Brussels may try to force eastern states to take refugees, many of whom themselves are reluctant to settle in the poorer, ex-Soviet bloc". Read More »

Cabinet approves Rs 25060 cr for police modernisation


Briefing reporters in New Delhi after the meeting, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, the internal security, law and order, women security, weapons procurement, hiring of helicopters and other requirements will be covered under the scheme. Read More »

Off-duty LAPD officer arrested after fiery freeway crash


The Nissan burst into flames from the impact of the crash. The driver of the Scion, 31-year-old Berly Alvarado of Wilmington, was taken to a hospital after complaining of pain, the CHP said. The man's name was not immediately released. At a Wednesday afternoon new conference, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck expressed heartbreak and fury over what happened. Read More »

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) Insider Sells 7500 Shares of Stock


Tredje AP fonden grew its stake in shares of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) by 8.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. Jefferies Group LLC upgraded The Goodyear Tire & Rubber from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $39.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, June 20th. Read More »

Merkel Praises the 'European Passion' in Macron's EU Speech, Calls for Discourse

Macron also reiterated the need for internet-based companies to be taxed on the basis of the value they create in a certain country, rather than on profits based on where they are located for tax purposes. Macron is expected to argue that the eurozone needs a joint finance minister, budget and legislature to prevent future crises like those that have battered Europe in recent years. Read More »

Boeing Wins Ruling Against Bombardier Subsidies


The Canadian government may also choose to take the case to the World Trade Organization in Geneva. The Telegraph reports that The Government responded by warning that Boeing's behaviour "could jeopardise" future Ministry of Defence contracts for its aircraft such as Apache helicopters. Read More »

North Korean Foreign Minister says Trump has declared war


The US armed forces stand completely ready for the "military option" on the Korean Peninsula, US President Donald Trump said Tuesday at the White House's Rose Garden during a joint news conference with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, APA reports quoting Sputnik. Read More »

Malaysians barred from travel to North Korea

Two weeks ago, Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak met US President Donald Trump at the White House and issued a joint statement which, among others, touched on North Korea. This was sweetened by North Korea's state airline, Air Koryo, introducing routes to Malaysia a couple of years later. Malaysia is one of its few remaining diplomatic partners in the world even though bilateral tensions briefly escalated after the North Korean leader's estranged half brother was killed at the Kuala ... Read More »

'Cannibal Couple:' Russian pair allegedly confesses to murdering, eating dozens of people


Russian federal authorities said that local police only became aware of the couple's grisly practices after maintenance workers found an abandoned cell phone on the streets of Krasnodar that contained graphic photos of dismembered limbs and body parts, including one photo of Dmitry "posing with a dismembered hand in his mouth", according to the New York Daily News.The couple is now undergoing a thorough psychological examination by both law enforcement officials and medical professionals. Read More »

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Ist Test


For first Test, Pakistan playing eleven may include Shan Masood and Sami Aslam as openers, Azhar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, and Haris Sohail in middle order while Captain Sarfraz Ahmed, Muhammad Amir, Yasir Shah, Hasan Ali, and Muhammad Abbas will make the tail. Read More »

North Korea bolstering its defence

The U.S. has gamed out four or five different scenarios for how the crisis with North Korea will be resolved, and "some are uglier than others", National Security Adviser H.R. During a visit to India, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said diplomatic efforts continued. In his first address to the United Nations , President Trump was unapologetically clear and firm about America's priorities, namely our resolve to counter a nuclear-armed North Korea. Read More »

Pakistan Finance Minister indicted by Islamabad Accountability Court


Dawn News stated that according to Ahmed, there were a number of precedents where the same court had granted accused exemption from personal appearance, he requested the judge treat the application the same as "any other case ". The accountability court will indict Dar on Wednesday. Senator Ishaq Dar reached the court a little before 9am and had to wait half an hour to enter the premises of the court. Read More »

Brent oil price ease back from two-year highs

Futures were little changed in NY. Futures added 0.5 per cent, ending the session within a dime of Monday's five-month closing high. Secondary sources reporting to OPEC economists said Nigeria production in August was 1.86 million barrels per day, its highest level of the year. Read More »

Madhya Pradesh polls: Jyotiraditya Scindia to lead Congress, says Kamal Nath


Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath has said that party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia - who represents Guna constituency in the Lok Sabha, will be the grand old party's face in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly election to be held later this year. Anyway, we are all working on the ground. "Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi will decide the matter and we all will abide by their decision", AICC general secretary and former MP chief minister Digvijay Singh told reporters in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Read More »

Thai Supreme Court Sentences Former Prime Minister To 5 Years In Absentia


Yingluck, who was active on social media, has not commented publicly since disappearing from public view last month. Yingluck, 50, was convicted and sentenced to five years in prison on Wednesday. Most said the ruling was expected and that it was fortunate she had fled the country. "I have spies", he said, adding that to his knowledge Yingluck has not sought asylum overseas. Read More »

North Korea says Trump has 'declared war'


North Korea has had a seemingly ongoing interest in bitcoin as a way to bypass sanctions imposed against it, with a report in July claiming that alongside developing nuclear weapons, the country was also mining bitcoin. But he acknowledged risks of escalation with any USA military option. It's highly unlikely North Korea would attempt a similar attack now, experts say. Read More »

Congressman Wants Trump Impeached After NFL 'Son of a Bitch' Speech


Speaker, not as a liberal or conservative". In a floor speech Tuesday, Green condemned Trump's weekend attack on NFL players who kneel during the national anthem, then vowed to file the impeachment articles. Green said, "I rise to denounce these comments that have been made, because they have brought discourse to a new low". In his short time as president, Trump has faced quite a few high-profile calls for his impeachment. Read More »

N. Korea says Trump has "declared war", White House says he hasn't


Despite the increased tension, the United States has not detected any change in North Korea's military posture reflecting an increased threat, Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the U.S. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has compared the past week's rhetoric to a "kindergarten fight between children" and had urged the "hot heads" to calm down. Read More »

British Labour Party Vows To Expel Anti-Semites, But Leaves Definition Vague


She hit out after a fringe meeting at the party's conference in Brighton heard calls for Jewish Labour Movement to be expelled and that Israelis should be treated like Nazis over their treatment of Palestinians. Gideon Falter, chairman of the Campaign Against Antisemitism, said: "Following the events we have seen unfolding at the Labour Party conference, including reports from Jewish delegates that they feel uncomfortable being Jewish at the conference, Campaign Against Antisemitism applauds ... Read More »

Tom Cruise turns the other cheek on fake bum rap


No". Cruise was asked about the meme in an interview discussing his new crime thriller American Made . Speaking to Screen Rant about his latest film release American Made , when they put the meme to Tom (who was allegedly unaware of its existence), he was quick to responds with a flat "no". Read More »