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Trump to Make 'Major Statement' on N.Korea and Trade

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President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday condemned North Korea's nuclear ambition and backed Japan's moves to counter threats posed by the rogue state amid heightened tensions. Duterte said the Philippines "condemns" the launching of missiles by North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un. During the bilateral meeting which took place after the ASEAN-Japan Summit, Abe stressed that the nuclear and missile issues in the Korean peninsula were "grave and imminent" trades. Read More »

Senate GOP plans to add ObamaCare mandate repeal to tax bill

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What we're left with is practically a caricature of Republican policymaking: under the Republican tax plan, the rich would pay less, many in the middle class would pay more, millions would lose their health care benefits in order to help finance tax breaks for the wealthy, and many who keep their coverage would end up paying more. Read More »

Manhunt underway after officer shot in West Baltimore

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An email inquiry to city police officials was not immediately answered Wednesday evening. A Maryland homicide detective is in "grave condition" after being shot in the head on Wednesday afternoon, police said. "He's really, really really sick". "We are doing everything we can to keep him stabilized and take care of the injury to his brain". "He's a friend, he's a colleague and sadly now he's a patient". Read More »

Modi attends East Asia Summit

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The White House's readout of the meeting added that Modi and Trump "pledged to enhance their cooperation as Major Defense Partners". Showcasing economic reform initiatives of his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited the ASEAN countries to ramp up their investment in India and said the task of transforming the country is proceeding at an "unprecedented scale". Read More »

As Delhi struggles to breathe, government plugs Rs 787-crore 'green' fund

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A Delhi government official said Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held a meeting with senior officials on Tuesday evening and directed that the environmental cess and environmental ambient air fund be used for procurement of buses. The Times of India report mentions that instead of increasing the number of buses, the DTC fleet has shrunk from 5,121 buses in 2010 to 3,944 buses now. Read More »

South Korea quake was second-strongest on record

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No fatalities have been reported yet. As of 10:45 p.m. 31 aftershocks with magnitudes ranging from 2.4 to 4.3 followed. SEOUL-South Korea postponed its annual university entrance exam by a week on Wednesday after a rare quake rattled the country, shaking buildings and causing damage but no deaths. Read More »

British explorer Benedict Allen goes missing on expedition

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Gordon Macleod, former United Kingdom commissioner to Papua New Guinea , said "huge areas of the country have no mobile [telephone] coverage" and that even if Allen reached a village, he would still likely be out of communication range. "Nor do I have an obvious means of returning to the outside world, which is somewhat worrying, especially at my advanced age", he wrote. Shortly before his departure he tweeted that he was on his way to the airport, and jokingly said "don't try to rescue me, ... Read More »

Trump delivers Asian trip report card

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Mr. Trump declined to answer shouted questions from the handful of reporters allowed into the Diplomatic Room of the White House, as controversy swirls in Washington , D.C. "America is back", he said. "But we will never run from it", Trump said. "South Korea was able to rest assured regarding its partnership with the United States", the official said. Read More »

Trump hails 'fantastic job' on Asia tour, but ends it abruptly

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We've had many meetings today with many other leaders. "We've made some very big steps with respect to trade, far bigger than anything you know, in addition to about $300 billion in sales to various companies, including China - that was $250 billion and going up very substantially from that", Trump said. Read More »

Twitter begins removing verification badges for prominent white nationalists

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New guidelines for that program say Twitter will remove a verified badge if an account is found promoting hate or inciting harassment against others. Translation: I'm a conservative. Last month it rolled out a timeline of policy updates that it said would make Twitter safer for its users. It now seems that Twitter verification is indeed a status symbol, provided to accounts deemed worthy by Twitter for following the website's groupthink rather than a mark of authenticity to prevent ... Read More »

Govt favouring capitalist friends in Rafale deal

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The Congress on Tuesday reacted to Janta Ka Reporter expose on Rafale deal accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi government of having compromised the national interest and security while promoting "crony capitalism" and causing a loss to the public exchequer. Read More »

Sumo champion accused of assaulting fellow wrestler with beer bottle

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Japan Sumo Association legal affairs head Tomokatsu Taniguchi told reporters that Takanoiwa's stable master had submitted a doctor's certificate regarding a head injury that would require two weeks to heal. Wrestlers are expected to not show emotion after a victory and a rigid hierarchy exists. That case exposed a culture of bullying and hazing within the ancient sport's strict hierarchy. Read More »

Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. (BCEI) Rating Reiterated by KeyCorp

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On October 10, 2017 BMO Capital Markets released a research note on BCEI with a rating of "Hold" and establishing a price target of $25.00. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, January 20 by Topeka Capital Markets. While the stock price moved along with the volume change, shares are touching $32.20. The stock of Jernigan Capital Inc (NYSE:JCAP) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, April 24 by Jefferies. Read More »

A cliff-edge Brexit could have 'semi-catastrophic effects' for Aston Martin

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Japanese auto maker Honda , one of the biggest auto companies producing vehicles in the United Kingdom, also warned that uncertainty regarding Britain's future relationship with the European Union after Brexit has delayed investment. Auto makers must stop production temporarily when applying for new certification, since they can not hold approval from more than one authority simultaneously. Read More »

America Recycles Day Promoting Awareness of Products, Proper Disposal

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RESET ... RECYCLE during the November 15 event. This year, America Recycles Day comes at a time when recycling is more important than ever, with China pushing forward with its crackdown on imported recyclables . Much work is underway by government, municipalities, industry, and nonprofits to re-establish greater focus, improvements and opportunities for the next generation of recycling. Read More »

Militant killed in encounter on Myanmar border

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Police and Assam Rifles teams have recovered one AK 47 rifle and 3 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) from the spot. He sustained injuries on his left hand. The entire area of the encounter has been cordoned off with security forces still carrying out search operations, he added. The rebel group fled towards Myanmar side after the AR trooper retaliated. Read More »

Mexico to propose 'rigorous' NAFTA reviews to counter sunset plan

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US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has warned the breakup of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will be devastating for Mexico, adding the goal is to reach a new trade deal by March 2018. Sources say this round will likely see incremental progress on less-controversial issues, and modest temperature-taking on the hotter ones. After the last round held in Washington last October, the chief United States negotiator, Robert Lighthizer , said that scarcely any progress had been ... Read More »

Firearm deer season more than just tradition in MI

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In much of Minnesota, the firearms deer season ended November 12. "Deer and bear hunting is also an important tool for New Yorkers to assist our wildlife management efforts and critical for controlling populations especially in areas and habitats where deer overabundance are causing ecological damage". Read More »

US, India relations can rise beyond bilateral ties: Modi to Trump

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India has suffered from terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said as he called for joint efforts to mitigate the menace. "Our ties with ASEAN are old and we want to further strengthen cooperation", he said. Secretary East in the Ministry of External Affairs, Preeti Saran, later said that all the ASEAN leaders accepted the Prime Minister's invitation. We intend to accelerate efforts towards a Strategic Partnership between the European Union and ASEAN by strengthening all areas of ... Read More »

What Does The Data Behind Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) Suggest?

According to Regal Entertainment Group's latest 13F filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), institutional ownership is at 97.40%. Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC ) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.07/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.05/Share by a difference of $0.02. Read More »

Peru holds last-minute training session before facing New Zealand

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The Blanquirroja and the All Whites played out a goalless draw in the first leg in Wellington on Saturday and Farfan said the clash at Estadio Nacional in Lima would be just as hard, reports Xinhua new sagency. The visitors have some selection problems, but the most important thing is that star striker Chris Wood has recovered from injury and should be in the starting line-up. Read More »

Police hope new video, huge new reward help catch Seminole Heights killer

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Police have increased patrols in the area and released surveillance videos of a hooded suspect following the previous three shootings. While Dugan refrained from saying that all four killings were committed by the same person, he said that detectives are "very comfortable" in saying that all the incidents are linked. Read More »

Trump leaves uncertain Asia capitals in his wake

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US President Donald Trump says he'll work "as fast as possible" to eliminate sizeable trade deficits with the country's trading partners. "My fellow citizens, America is back", Trump said at the conclusion of his remarks. On his first day back at the White House after a trip to Asia, President Trump took to Twitter with a vengeance Wednesday to blast his critics in the news media. Read More »

Pope's Lamborghini Charity Sale: Vatican Auctions $210000 Supercar

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Pope Francis christened the Lamborghini by signing it "Francesco" with a black market on the auto. Since the Holy See's announcement, the Pope has blessed the sports auto and signed the hood during a ceremony in the Vatican. "After three years living as internally displaced refugees in Iraq's Kurdistan region, Christians will finally be able to return to their roots and recover their dignity". Read More »