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Moody's upgrades India's rating citing economic reforms

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The rupee today appreciated a sharp 69 paise, or 1.06%, to trade at an over one-week high of 64.63 against the dollar after the US-based rating agency Moody's upgraded India's sovereign credit rating. The reforms programme will thus complement the existing "shock-absorbance capacity" provided by India's strong growth potential and improving global competitiveness, it added. Read More »

AU calls for calm in Zimbabwe

Nandi-Ndaitwah said Namibia notes that the Zimbabwe Defence Force has assured the residents of that country and the global community at large that they have not overthrown the government and that they have no intention to take over the governance of the country. Read More »

Turnbull opens door to potential refugee deal with New Zealand

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The humanitarian crisis has attracted widespread condemnation from the United Nations and human rights observers. And while there's been no signs the New Zealand government actually plans to talk directly to Papua New Guinea, Australia's immigration minister, Peter Dutton, has warned such a move could hurt diplomatic relations. Read More »

CPI's stand forced Chandy to quit: Hassan

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Eventually, all of these gave LDF's rivals cause to celebrate, added Balakrishnan. The CPI move was taken note of by the CPI-M national leadership in Delhi when Vijayan took part in the politburo meeting on Thursday morning. Mr Kanam, however, said that his party had taken a principled stand keeping with the LDF government's resolve to fight against all forms of political corruption, including encroachments. Read More »

U.S. and Japan conduct joint naval exercise amid North Korea tension

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The US routinely conducts naval, aerial and ground exercises with its allies South Korea and Japan as a show of force against North Korea. "The exercise follows more than a week of scenario-based training ashore". alliance". Three U.S. aircraft carriers also participated in separate exercises Sunday with Japan's largest warship. Tokyo dispatched one of its two large helicopter carriers and two escorts to participate in the drills in the Sea of Japan and East China Sea. Read More »

Former Shimla SP held in rape-murder case

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After the CBI took over the probe on July 22, its officials began looking for clues to solve the mystery behind the death of the Nepalese labourer, who, according to the police, had died following a scuffle with another co-accused, Rajender Singh aka Raju, a pick-up van driver. Read More »

Russia, Venezuela sign debt restructuring deal

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The ratings agency this week declared the country itself in selective default after it failed to make $200 million in payments on two global bond issues. Venezuelan officials blame payment delays on US sanctions, which have made banks warier of dealing with funds from Caracas, thus clogging transfers. Read More »

Judge Tosses Out 18 Convictions Tied To Corrupt Former CPD Sergeant

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They found out Wednesday that their request had been granted. It's like a new life for me. "I was in jail for a year. It's very sad to think that we as a people, and I mean all of us, in the United States, have to go through this type of stuff", said Philip Thomas, another exonerated man. Read More »

Pentagon Mistakenly Retweets Message That Asks Trump to Resign

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The Department of Defense mistakenly retweeted an anti-Trump message that demanded the president's resignation. According to Politico , Pentagon spokesperson Col. The tweet was retweeted-and then soon deleted-by the Department of Defense Twitter account. This isn't the first time a US government Twitter account has attacked Trump. Read More »

Total Intl Stock ETF Vanguard (VXUS) Share Activity Climbing in Session

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Many investors may be looking too closely at stocks that have been on the rise, and they might not be checking on the underlying fundamental data. It employs investment approach created to track the performance of the Morgan Stanley Capital International United States Investable Market Consumer Discretionary Index, an Index of stocks of large, medium, and small United States companies in the consumer discretionary sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard. Read More »

Tillerson says broad Myanmar sanctions won't solve Rohingya crisis

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In the past year, more than 600 ,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar for neighboring Bangladesh due to reported violence that includes killings and rapes by government security forces. Roque was referring to a report released by the Rakhine Advisory Commission, led by former UN Chief Kofi Annan, which called on the Myanmar government to stop the violence in the Rakhine State. Read More »

Thanksgiving Dinner Cheapest It's Been In 5 Years

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The decrease reflects a national trend downward for whole turkey prices, which have stayed below historical averages since January, largely due to inventory in cold storage, which has almost doubled since 2016. That's a decrease of 2 cents per pound when compared to 2016. "In addition to that, just the protein complex in general when you're talking about protein or chicken or pork or beef is very competitive this year, Newton says". Read More »

'Operation Raging Bull' nets hundreds of arrests in MS-13 crackdown

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Thomas Homan, ICE's deputy director, said this operation underscored the federal government's focus on targeting and dismantling MS-13, a priority of President Donald Trump. "With more than 10,000 members across 40 states, MS-13 is one of the most risky criminal organizations in the United States today", Sessions said in a statement on Thursday. Read More »

Sherin Mathews' mother arrested for child abandonment

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Sherin Mathews, 3, was reported missing on October 7. A receipt showed only one child's meal was purchased that night and a waiter told police that only one child was present at the meal. With Mr. Mathews in jail, Mrs. Mathews had been battling for care of the couple's 4-year-old natural little girl, who had been moved into child care after Sherin's passing. Read More »

Japan, USA Seek to Strengthen Military Alliance

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In the past North Korea has branded drills of a similar nature as "rehearsals for invasion" and has occasionally launched a missile in response. The war games began against the backdrop of three USA aircraft carriers - the USS Nimitz, Ronald Reagan, Theodore Roosevelt - sailing simultaneously in the region in an unprecedented show of force . Read More »

PH, China to expedite cooperation projects

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For his part, Turnbull said both Australia and China support free trade and thus the two countries should strengthen free trade cooperation and jointly promote the development of global trade. Duterte and Li also witnessed the signing of the the Republic of the Philippines 2017 Renminbi Bond Issuance Underwriting Agreement. China will be funding the construction of a bridge that will connect traffic from one side of the river to the other. Read More »

Trump gives $2 million for Duterte's campaign against drugs

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Nobody won that war, not (the) government", Duterte said in one of the related summits Sunday. In their joint statement, US President Donald Trump expressed his condolences for the loss of lives in Marawi City and vowed assistance in the rehabilitation of the war-torn city. Read More »

Senators Press Kushner for More Documents in Their Russia Investigation

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Grassley and Feinstein also said the committee had September 2016 emails to Kushner about WikiLeaks , which he then forwarded to another campaign official, but those weren't sent to the committee by Kushner. Sorting out his exact role in Donald Trump's orbit both before and after the election is likely an important piece of the larger Russian Federation puzzle. Read More »

Stock is down at $55.97 (CAH) Cardinal Health Signs Definitive…

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Several other equities analysts also recently commented on the stock. Equity analyst Jefferies Group LLC lowered the price target on November 7 cutting the projection from $77.00 to $67.00 and issued a "Hold" rating. (CAH) traded down $0.24 on Wednesday, hitting $56.83. Cardinal Health, Inc. The firm has a market capitalization of $17,954.43, a P/E ratio of 10.83, a PEG ratio of 1.65 and a beta of 0.88. Read More »

Indian student shot dead by robbers in California

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The robbers barged in and Dharampreet Singh hid himself behind the counter but was shot by one of the four men while they were leaving after looting cash and goods, say reports. Fresno County police found an unregistered.38-caliber revolver, a.22-caliber assault pistol that had been reported stolen, drugs and a blue bandana noticeable, which was visible in the CCTV camera footage of the robbery at the store, in Athwal's vehicle. Read More »

TCU could be without starting QB, leading tackler for Texas Tech game

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TCU: DE Mat Boesen had sacks in four consecutive games before Oklahoma, when he was ejected early in the second quarter for a kicking motion when trying to get up from two defenders at the end of a play. In 4 plays against OU Robinson was 1-1 for -1 and had a 6 yard rush. Robinson (6'1/205) was a four-star dual-threat quarterback in TCU's 2017 class. Read More »

Iran Condemns Kabul Terrorist Attack

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Noor was not at the event, one of his aides told AFP. Kabul police spokesman Basir Mujahid said another 18 people were wounded, and that the casualties included security forces and civilians. Noor has recently called for the return of Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, who fled to Turkey in May after he was accused of raping and torturing a political rival in 2016. Read More »

Israel ready to cooperate with Saudi to face Iran: defence

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Asked if Israel had shared any information with Saudi Arabia , Eizenkot said: "We are ready to share information if necessary". Both Saudi Arabia and Israel view Iran as a main threat to the Middle East. There are many common interests between us and [Saudi Arabia]". Earlier this month, Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri announced from Saudi capital Riyadh that he was quitting, citing Iran's "grip" on his country. Read More »

Jailed Iranian-Turkish gold trader in good condition, U.S. says

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The absence of Zarrab and his attorneys at a recent pretrial conference at which he was called a "stealth" defendant set off speculation that a deal for his release was imminent. Halkbank's former Deputy General Manager Mehmet Hakan Atilla is also detained in the US awaiting trial on the same charges as Zarrab. The Hurriyet daily quoted a diplomatic source as saying Turkey had asked the U.S. Read More »

Jury deadlocked again in Menendez's bribery trial

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Bob Menendez's federal bribery trial told the judge that it remained deadlocked Thursday after deliberating over more than seven days, and the judge weighed a defense request for a mistrial. Menendez and Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgen are charged with running a bribery scheme between 2006 and 2013 in which Menendez traded his political influence for luxury vacations and flights on the doctor's private plane. Read More »

OH prisons botch 2 executions in less than 10 years

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Campbell, who was convicted for a carjack killing of an 18-year-old in 1997, was in the execution chamber lying on the table for more than 20 minutes but the medical staff couldn't find a viable vein. In the days before, he was kept hydrated and denied caffeinated coffee, Stebbins said. Ohio Correction Director Gary Mohr said that the execution team humanely handled the attempt and that he made the decision to call it off after talking with the medical team. Read More »