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China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on NKorea

The two Chinese officials present were Yang Jiechi , China's state councilor, and Gen. Fang Fenghui , Chief of Joint Staff of the People's Liberation Army . "At least I know China tried!" "China's end state on the Korean peninsula in terms of nuclear weapons is the same as ours", Mattis said. North Korea last tested a nuclear bomb in September, but it has conducted repeated missile tests since and vowed to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the US mainland, putting it ... Read More »

Axon 7 Mini Owners Receiving Android 7.1.1 Update


You can now use two or more languages at once, and not just the default language you sent. While Android Nougat has been available for some of the Axon 7 Mini owners in the form of a preview version for a while now, it's only today the company has started rolling out the stable version to all devices. Read More »

Turkish Soldiers Take Part in Military Drills in Qatar

Doha denies that it funds terrorist groups and claims the isolation moves are political. Speaking to reporters in Kuwait on Thursday, Cavusoglu reiterated the hope that the standoff be settled through dialogue with all parties coming together. Read More »

Queen unveils govt agenda in scaled-down Parliament opening

Parliament passes the Queen's Speech in a vote, but with May yet to secure a deal with the DUP, she is aware that failure to get the speech through Parliament could be seen as a vote of no confidence. The Times branded May's administration the "stumbling husk of a zombie government" and said she was now "so weak that she can not arbitrate between squabbling cabinet ministers". Read More »

Marina Wyatt Purchases 21 Shares of UBM Plc (UBM) Stock

Numis Securities Ltd restated their buy rating on shares of BTG plc (LON:BTG) in a research note issued to investors on Monday, May 22nd. Therefore 14% are positive. Symphony Asset Mgmt Limited Liability holds 0.7% or 50,151 shares in its portfolio. Janus Capital Mngmt Llc holds 109,262 shares. Mark Sheptoff Fincl Planning Lc has invested 0% in Clean Energy Fuels Corp (NASDAQ:CLNE). Read More »

Scotland miss out at Hockey World League semi-final


After registering three convincing wins against Scotland, Canada and Pakistan, India wasted chances galore to slump to a 1-3 defeat against the Netherlands , their first in the tournament. India had a poor run in the Rio Olympics 2016 as they were knocked out in the group stages itself owing to the close encounters that did not go their way. Read More »

Black gun owners anxious by acquittal in Castile shooting


Yanez, 29, shot Castile , 32, multiple times on July 6, 2016, seconds after the black motorist alerted the officer that he was carrying a gun, during the traffic stop. Most dispersed, but troopers arrested 18. "Just because he (Yanez) was a police officer that makes it OK". Some, however, splintered off and went on I-94. Read More »

Perdue Hosting Mexico, Canada Counterparts in Georgia

My hope is that we can get it done by the end of the year, but there are a lot of people who think that is completely unrealistic", Lighthizer told a Senate Finance Committee hearing to discuss the USTR's budget. NAFTA is credited with quadrupling US agricultural exports since its implementation in 1994. "At the same time, if Mexico allowed other countries duty-free access, the US pork industry eventually would lose the entire Mexican market". Read More »

All Eyes On Georgia's Special Election

Handel handily won the race with 51.9 percent, and Ossoff trailed with 48.1 percent. Republicans were jubilant over the results, and Trump himself spent two hours of the evening tweeting his congratulations repeatedly to Handel and to the Republican Party . Read More »

UK police studying cause of death of man in mosque attack

A general view of the Finsbury Park mosque in North London, Britain June 19, 2017. Makram Ali, 51, who had collapsed just before the attack, was later pronounced dead, while another nine people were taken to hospital . Sadiq Khan, London's first Muslim mayor, called the crime a "horrific terrorist attack" that was "clearly a deliberate attack on innocent Londoners, many of whom were finishing prayers during the holy month of Ramadan". Read More »

Will Trump influence outcome in SC Congressional race?

Filemon Vela (D-Texas), who supported Pelosi in her last leadership race . But it's also pretty clear - and has been for some time - that in the types of districts Democrats need to win to retake the majority, she is an effective cudgel. Read More »

Iran strikes Syria for Tehran attacks


Iranian Revolutionary Guard says it targeted ISIL bases in Deir Az Zor in retaliation for the June 7 attacks in Tehran . ISIS has not acknowledged the strikes and Syrian activists said at least two of the rockets caused no casualties. The missiles, which were variously estimated to be between four and six in number, were reportedly launched against Takfiri (extremist) terrorists' key sites in Syria's eastern region of Deir Ez-zor by Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). Read More »

Prince Charles meets hero imam and worshippers at Finsbury Park mosque


According to witnesses who detained the man before police arrested him, he was shouting that he wanted to "kill all Muslims" before he was taken away. Orborne reportedly shouted "I want to kill all Muslims" during the attack. Khadijeh Sherizi, who converted to Islam in 2003, said he was polite and her children, who are Muslim, would play with his children most days. Read More »

Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds on Chicago Skyway


Virginia detectives say the beating death of a teenage Muslim girl appears to have been a case of road rage, but the case has left doubt among Islamic leaders who say it looks too much like a hate crime. The man the got out after and shot her multiple times. The vehicle eventually crashed into a wall near the toll plaza. Then police who were stationed near the gate approached the man, who shot himself. Read More »

Après l'Elysée, l'Assemblée en ordre de marche pour Macron — Législatives

Avec ces résultats, le parti d'Emmanuel Macron et son allié, le MoDem , auront la latitude de conduire leurs réformes, puisqu'ils dépassent largement la majorité absolue de 289 sièges. Le meneur de la France insoumise , Jean-Luc Mélenchon, a quant à lui remporté la quatrième circonscription des Bouches-du-Rhône et utilisera l'Assemblée nationale comme tribune pour son combat contre le président Macron. Read More »

Tillerson and Mattis to hold joint news conference after talks with China

USA officials urged China to work with the United States and others to crack down on illicit North Korean activities that help fund the leadership in Pyongyang, and to prevent their companies from doing business with sanctioned North Korean entities, Tillerson said.The United States has made clear it would like to see an oil embargo and bans on the North Korean airline and guest workers among other moves, steps diplomats say have been resisted by China and Russia.Trump has had high hopes for ... Read More »

Republican Senators Complain on Eve of Health Care Bill Unveiling

Appearing on the New York radio show LI in the AM with Jay Oliver , Rep. Peter King (R-NY) was asked about the secrecy with which the Senate Republicans are handling the drafting of their health care bill . "We're going to have a meeting on the Senate floor, all 100 of us, with an unlimited amendment process", McConnell said. Senate leadership has been cagey about releasing the contents of the bill but plans to release a "discussion draft" Thursday. Read More »

India's population to surpass that of China's around 2024


That trend comes despite lower fertility rates in almost all regions of the world, including in Africa, where rates fell from 5.1 births per woman up to 2005 to 4.7 births in the five years following. "In roughly seven years, the population of India is expected to surpass that of China", said the report, titled " World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision ". Read More »

Theresa May admits Grenfell Tower response was 'failure'

London has rallied behind firefighters with a mixture of awe and support after the blaze. Communities Secretary Sajid Javid said Wednesday that the 68 apartments are "all newly built social housing" located in the Kensington Row development in the Kensington and Chelsea borough where the fire occurred. Read More »

Soros calls for May to keep Britain in single market


Top negotiators Barnier and Davis have declared the talks have gotten off to a "promising start". This uncompromising stance is "not about punishment" or "revenge", but simply a outcome of Britain's decision to exit, he said. Nearly a year after British voters took the decision to leave the bloc , Davis took a team of officials to open the negotiations with Barnier in the European Commission's Berlaymont building on Monday. Read More »

Tories and DUP 'still miles apart on deal'

The Times branded her administration the "stumbling husk of a zombie government" and said May was now "so weak that she can not arbitrate between squabbling cabinet ministers", who are increasingly publicly divided over Brexit. The event is usually a high point of British pomp and pageantry, but this year there will be no horse-drawn carriage procession, crown or ceremonial robes. Read More »

Prince Philip Has Been Hospitalized

Buckingham Palace released an official statement regarding the 96-year-old Duke of Edinburgh's health on Wednesday, saying the royal is "in good spirits". The Queen had been seen at the State Opening of Parliament wearing blue, but by the time she arrived at the Berkshire racecourse she had changed into yellow. Read More »

On Modi's agenda with Trump meeting next week is H1B visas


Modi is slated to meet Trump on June 25. However, Trump's focus on building ties with China, coupled with his protectionist trade policies and his characterisation of India as an unscrupulous negotiator in the Paris climate change agreement have raised concern in New Delhi about a drift in relations. Read More »

François Ruffin fait sa rentrée à l'Assemblée Nationale

Mais que les mélenchonistes se rassurent en cas de prochain oubli: les huissiers ont l'habitude des députés étourdis et ils ont toujours une cravate à leur prêter. Il n'a pas clairement appelé les communistes, qui devraient conserver une bonne dizaine d'élus, à le rejoindre. D'autres "insoumis" réussissent de jolis coups électoraux. Read More »