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People U.S. stock futures, dollar slip on rising Korean tensions
Author: 0 U.S. stock futures, dollar slip on rising Korean tensions

As far back as 2013 the DPRK threatened Guam after B52's out of Andersen Air Force base flew near the North Korean border saying "the KPA strategic rocket force has already been on a-class alert to wipe out the U.S. The Swiss franc reversed a two-week losing streak, rising 1 percent versus the greenback at 0.96 per dollar. The Swiss and the yen are often sought in times of geopolitical tension partly because both countries have big current account surpluses.

Author: 0 Trump 'Reckless' North Korea Remarks Undermine US Security - Congressman Engel

He said the North would finalize a plan by mid-August to fire four mid-range missiles hitting waters 30 to 40 kilometers (19 to 25 miles) away from the island. But Tillerson said that does not mean the U.S.is moving closer to a military strike. The U.S. document reportedly assessed that the North had mastered the ability to fit a nuclear warhead on its long-range missiles.

People Police hunt man who knocked woman in front of London bus
Author: 0 Police hunt man who knocked woman in front of London bus

When the woman attempted to speak to him he "did not acknowledge her". Officers said they have received a "good response" to their appeal, after releasing CCTV footage showing the man barging into the 33-year-old. A senior source from the bus company Go Ahead London said it was only down to the slow speed of the vehicle that the accident did not result in serious injury.

Author: 0 Bahrain denies opening airspace to Qatar

The Civil Aviation Authority has announced that Qatar Airways and global airlines will begin using the new air routes for their flights, which were approved following the extraordinary meeting of the worldwide Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) Executive Council held last week.

People Lassa Fever: Lagos Places 22 More Persons under Surveillance
Author: 0 Lassa Fever: Lagos Places 22 More Persons under Surveillance

Two patients treated for Lassa fever at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH ) died within few days of admission in the past one week, it was learnt yesterday. "Each of these two patients presented very late and died in spite of efforts to save them. The dead bodies were handled professionally and disposed properly according to worldwide standards", said the CMD.

People Motorists play important role in school bus safety
Author: 0 Motorists play important role in school bus safety

Bus drivers in the Lee County and Tupelo school districts spend time before school starts reviewing safety guidelines and practicing their routes, as reported by the Daily Journal's Emma Crawford Kent. "This is a one stop phone number for parents to call so through a single number you get through to a call center". The new number is 531-299-0140.

People Up to 50 teen migrants 'deliberately drowned' off Yemen
Author: 0 Up to 50 teen migrants 'deliberately drowned' off Yemen

The smuggler forced more than 120 migrants into the sea Wednesday morning as they approached Yemen's coast, the IOM statement said. The smuggler began pushing them to avoid getting arrested. Many of those thrown overboard were children, with the average age of passengers being 16. They also told the migration agency that the smuggler went back to Somalia to pick up more migrants.

People Palm oil spill: Hong Kong gov't may seek damages from shipping companies
Author: 0 Palm oil spill: Hong Kong gov't may seek damages from shipping companies

The collision occurred upstream in the Pearl River estuary on Thursday, but the government of Hong Kong reportedly was not informed about it until Saturday. The spill comes at the height of summer, when beaches and outlying islands are packed with day-trippers, campers and holiday makers, especially at weekends.

Author: 0 Pretium Resources Inc (PVG) to Release Earnings on Friday

The company has market cap of $2.00 billion. ( NYSE:PVG ) traded up 5.28% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $8.57. (NYSE:PVG) (TSE:PVG) have been given an average recommendation of "Hold" by the eight brokerages that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat reports.

People Calvin Harris Is The Highest Paid DJ In The World
Author: 0 Calvin Harris Is The Highest Paid DJ In The World

The magazine attributes those earnings to Harris' current reputation as an in-demand producer, and his "mid-six-figure fees for his Las Vegas performances and seven-figure music festival hauls". The ranking is based on earnings from June 2016 to June 2017. In second place for the last five years as well, trailing behind Harris like a slightly-less-rich puppy, comes Tiesto with $39 million in the same period.

People Services Held In Houston For Former Texas Governor Mark White
Author: 0 Services Held In Houston For Former Texas Governor Mark White

The friends and loved ones of former Gov. Mark White gathered Wednesday morning for a memorial service honoring the 43rd governor of the Lone Star State. White, who battled kidney cancer, died Saturday at age 77. Bush said White had a vision that included every Texan regardless of political party. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has lauded former Governor Mark White as a public servant who "devoted his life to making our state even better, particularly when it came to educating our children".

People Man Accused Of Killing Southport Officer In Court
Author: 0 Man Accused Of Killing Southport Officer In Court

The prosecutor says they are talking with Brown's family about the possibility of seeking the death penalty. Brown is now out of the hospital and was in court at 1 p.m.to hear formal charges against him. When Allan approached him to help, Brown allegedly opened fire on him, shooting Allan 11 times. Twenty-eight-year-old Jason D. Brown is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.

Author: 0 Trump Needs Congressional Authorization for Pre-Emptive Strike on North Korea

She says the world, too, is speaking with once voice. North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month highlighted the growing threat. The Trump administration considers North Korea to be America's greatest national security threat and tensions have steadily escalated this year. Earlier Tuesday, Trump took to Twitter to praise this past weekend's U.N.

Author: 0 Guam Governor: "No threat to our islands"

Guam Governor Eddie Baza Calvo tried to encourage calm among the US territories' residents today after North Korea publicly threatened to launch a preemptive strike on the island. Lindsey Graham's statement that "if there was going to be a war, it would be in the region, not in America". The Washington Post reported Tuesday that USA intelligence analysts have determined that North Korea has developed miniaturized nuclear warheads that can be attached to inter-continental ballistic missiles.

People Cassie Sainsbury's plea bargain rejected by court
Author: 0 Cassie Sainsbury's plea bargain rejected by court

Judge Leon suspended the hearing in response, saying Sainsbury's explanation for her actions raised questions about whether the plea deal should be allowed. Sainsbury was supported in court by mother Lisa Evans and fiance Scott Broadbridge, as well as Australian consular officials. Sainsbury was sobbing as she was taken from court, reports ABC News , following the announcement.

People N Korea threatens to attack USA bases in Guam
Author: 0 N Korea threatens to attack USA bases in Guam

The Hermit Kingdom announced Monday it will take "thousands-fold" revenge against the United States after the United Nations imposed new sanctions on the communist country on Saturday. North Korea has accused the US and South Korea of escalating tensions by conducting military drills. "The U.S. imperialists ... had better not provoke the DPRK any more, mindful of its deplorable fate on the verge of ruin", North Korea warned in a series of statements, each more intense than the last.

People Quake rocks China, 13 killed
Author: 0 Quake rocks China, 13 killed

A separate quake of magnitude 6.6 hit a remote part of China's far northwestern region of Xinjiang, more than 2,000 km away, on Wednesday, the Chinese natural disaster administration said. As of 1pm, all flights from the airport had been delayed with scores of passengers stranded. All 341 Taiwan tourists in 19 tour groups were safe, the government of the self-ruled island said, however.

People Russian Surveillance Plane Flies Over Washington
Author: 0 Russian Surveillance Plane Flies Over Washington

One of the officials said the Russian jet flew through the Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) airspace that was established around the golf club. Apart from that, the plane flew over the Joint Base Andrews in Maryland which is used to receive aircraft of foreign leavers arriving in the United States and organize flights of the U.S.

People US Speaking With 'One Voice' On North Korea, State Dept Spox Says
Author: 0 US Speaking With 'One Voice' On North Korea, State Dept Spox Says

AN evangelical preacher who advises Donald Trump claimed the president has the divine authority to use nuclear weapons on North Korea's Kim Jong-un. Debate broke out among Christians in Germany during World War II over how to interpret this passage; some Christians believed they should follow the government while others set up a resistance movement.

People A Morale Booster For Congress Party
Author: 0 A Morale Booster For Congress Party

AICC general secretary in-charge of Gujarat Ashok Gehlot said the party has "already expelled" eight MLAs from the party and will expel six more for the violation of the whip in Rajya Sabha polls. According to the calculation of Patel , he has secured 43 votes of Congress MLAs and one each from JD (U) and NCP MLAs . Patel polled 44 votes in the first Rajya Sabhi polls in Gujarat in two decades that actually saw a contest, instead of official candidates of major parties getting ...

People Narcissist-in-Chief Reportedly Gets Twice-Daily Fix of Positive Press
Author: 0 Narcissist-in-Chief Reportedly Gets Twice-Daily Fix of Positive Press

A CNN survey published Tuesday showed Trump with 38% approval - his lowest score yet from the news network, and the lowest CNN score from any first-year President since Bill Clinton, who earned 44% approval in 1993. He said he didn't know if it was such a good idea for Trump to be working from Bedminster. The panel mocked Trump's recent claims that his base is stronger than ever , pointing to 63 percent of the population saying they were not proud to have the former reality ...

People Indigenous rights still face challenges decade after United Nations declaration: UN experts
Author: 0 Indigenous rights still face challenges decade after United Nations declaration: UN experts

Mr Flavell says the fight for the rights of the estimated 370 million indigenous people of the world continues. On the occasion of International Day of the Indigenous Peoples, the Zomi Human Rights Foundation, HQ called upon all to honour the rights of indigenous peoples and made a-six-point recommendation which it said will uphold their unique contribution to achieving mutual understanding, peace and sustainable development.

People China's Consumer Inflation Slows Unexpectedly in July
Author: 0 China's Consumer Inflation Slows Unexpectedly in July

That was shy of expectations for 1.5 percent, which would have been unchanged from the June reading. Year-on-year, food prices dropped 1.1 percent in July, while non-food prices rose 2 percent. While softer energy cost pressures were partly to blame, at the "core" level, which excludes both food and energy, CPI was lower too, the analyst said.

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