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People JD.Com Invests $397M In UK Luxury Fashion E-Commerce Firm Farfetch
Author: 0 JD.Com Invests $397M In UK Luxury Fashion E-Commerce Firm Farfetch

JD.com purchased a $397million (£313.59million) stake in Farfetch solidifying a partnership which will see the head of China's second largest ecommerce outfit Richard Liu take a place on Farfetch's board. JD now seeks to invest and partner with more e-commerce providers around the world, President of International Winston Cheng said in an interview. "We look forward to deepening our relationships with Farfetch and luxury brands in the months and years ahead".

People Vehicle bomb kills at least 20 in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Vehicle bomb kills at least 20 in Afghanistan

Twenty-nine people were killed and 50 more were wounded in the blast, health officials told the Afghan news agency. None of the extremist groups operating in the country has claimed responsibility for the attack yet. "At around noon, a suicide auto bomber attacked our brothers in the holy month of Ramadan", he said, adding that a large number of civilians also fell victim to the blast.

Author: 0 Portugal raises death toll back to 62

Eight firefighters are among the dozens of injured, CNN reports, four of whom remain in critical condition. Devastating and deadly fires have been affecting central Portugal over the weekend trapping many drivers as the flames literally engulfed vehicle after auto.

Author: 0 Macron's party headed for big French parliamentary majority

But his La France Insoumise took only 11 percent, and Kantar Public-onepoint forecast 13 to 23 seats for it and the Communist Party combined. The scale of the potential landslide demonstrates the extent to which Macron , a newcomer to party politics, has managed to transform the French political landscape in record time.

People Man charged with bid to help Islamic State group
Author: 0 Man charged with bid to help Islamic State group

Saddam Mohamed Raishani , 30, was picked up at Kennedy Airport on Wednesday night as he tried to board a flight from JFK to Istanbul, with a stopover in Lisbon. Raishani allegedly has been working on his plan to join ISIS since April, and he said that he aimed to leave before the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

People Bahrain foreign minister to visit Turkey, discuss regional developments - Turkish foreign ministry
Author: 0 Bahrain foreign minister to visit Turkey, discuss regional developments - Turkish foreign ministry

The Qatari government countered that the list "once again reinforces baseless allegations that hold no foundation in fact" and boasted: "We lead the region in attacking the roots of terrorism". "The United States' relationship with Qatar is strong and we cooperate with Qatar in a number of areas, including in the fight against terror", one State Department official, speaking on background, told the Free Beacon .

People Ex-North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier has died
Author: 0 Ex-North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier has died

The discussions replace a strategic and economic dialogue held annually under the Obama administration. It rarely produced significant results. This year's edition separates out the security aspects. Doctors caring for him last week described him as having extensive brain damage that left him in a state of " unresponsive wakefulness ."In an interview with CBS News, Moon said that while "we can not know for sure that North Korea killed Mr.

People Donald Trump Even Plays Golf Uncivilized
Author: 0 Donald Trump Even Plays Golf Uncivilized

First, the cart can leave treads or unnatural undulates that will make putting on the green more hard for other players. Trump is seen parked right on the green at one of the course's holes; a player - it's not clear who - then puts a club into the cart.

Author: 0 Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses

This will be a long fight. But as the returns came in and Ossoff remained stubbornly behind Karen Handel , a veteran local officeholder, Democratic frustrations burst into full view. On the Republican side, jubilation over Handel's victory mixed with lingering unease about the overall political environment. When I'm back in CT, I often get on a commuter bus and ride it for just an hour to talk to folks.

People BIFF raids Cotabato village
Author: 0 BIFF raids Cotabato village

Mashod Hadji Ibrahim Salik, a volunteer of the local Ceasefire Watch, said his group has received reports that the attackers had killed eight civilians and burned down the school before withdrawing but this information could not be confirmed.

Author: 0 Trump says he'd testify that Comey lied about loyalty demand

For those who hoped that former FBI Director James Comey was going to provide some bombshell evidence - or any evidence at all - that Donald Trump colluded with the Russians to steal the 2016 election, Thursday's Senate testimony had to be a major letdown.

People Kansans travel to hear President Trump speak in Iowa
Author: 0 Kansans travel to hear President Trump speak in Iowa

The president went on to congratulate Karen Handel and Ralph Norman on their respective victories in Georgia and SC on Tuesday night. Mr Trump first raised the possibility in a meeting with congressional leaders earlier this month, Politico reported at the time, citing unnamed sources.

People Funeral, vigil reveal depth of sorrow at Muslim girl's death
Author: 0 Funeral, vigil reveal depth of sorrow at Muslim girl's death

According to CNN , Hassanen's father, Mahmoud, firmly believes that his daughter was targeted by Torres "because she's Muslim", and he feels there's no way that this isn't a hate crime. Imam Mohamed Magid described Hassanen as bright, beautiful, energetic and generous. Forget the religion. We are human beings. She said he briefly attended school in the United States and had no prior connection to Hassanen.

Author: 0 Putin jokingly offers Comey asylum in Russia

The Russian President was very sarcastic when he answered the question about the hypothetic Russian interference in the 2016 United States election. He said he would not want to give details about his family for fear of hurting their privacy. While many came out to support Navalny's campaign against corruption, in Moscow they were also protesting the city's demolition of old apartment blocks, among other things.

People Afghan police attack kills five police
Author: 0 Afghan police attack kills five police

His description of the attack suggested a well-prepared and coordinated assault. A statement by NATO-led forces said seven USA soldiers and one Afghan soldier were wounded when an Afghan army soldier opened fire at Camp Shaheen in Mazar-e Sharif.

People Handel looks to unify voters after crucial Congressional win
Author: 0 Handel looks to unify voters after crucial Congressional win

More voters cast ballots in the Sixth District in this race than in the 2014 midterm elections , though that race featured governor, lieutenant governor, and US senator races at the top of the ticket. "There's no question that money in politics is a major problem, which is one of the reasons that we need campaign finance reform so that candidates and campaigns will spend more time talking to voters and discussing the issues and less time raising money", Ossoff concluded.

Author: 0 Trump says health care bill needs 'a little negotiation'

No Democrats are expected to support it. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can only afford to lose two votes and still get the legislation passed. "Since the law's insurance mandates took effect, premiums in Kansas have doubled and insurers have exited the individual insurance market". The emerging Senate bill was described by people on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss it publicly.

People Teen's slaying leaves doubt about motive in Muslim community
Author: 0 Teen's slaying leaves doubt about motive in Muslim community

Authorities confirmed Nabra was subject to the violence twice before her death - once in Loudoun and once in Fairfax - and confirmed they were investigating if there was any sexual assault carried out during the two attacks. "We understand there has been a lot of misinformation in the case", Parker said. "She is dead because she was Black, Arab, and Muslim, and her killing is the responsibility not only of the man who killed her, but of politicians, law enforcement agencies, and media ...

People 'Imagine' if Britain stays in EU? Discord at EU summit
Author: 0 'Imagine' if Britain stays in EU? Discord at EU summit

When the EU's 27 other governments agree that "sufficient progress" has been made on these, which they hope may be this autumn, they will authorise Mr Barnier to start talks on a post-Brexit trade deal. "So, I think that she should carry on, she said she can carry on and I'm confident she will carry on". "That's been an important issue, we've wanted it to be one of the early issues that was considered in the negotiations, that is now the case, that work is starting", May told reporters as ...

Author: 0 Islamic militants take hostages at Philippine school: army

Filipino militants aligned with the self-styled "Islamic State" who had occupied a school in a southern Philippine village before retreating after a gun battle with troops on Wednesday. "When I say crush them, you have to destroy everything including lives". The attack followed an army and police raid on a hideout that failed to capture a top militant suspect.

People OH city makes plans for North Korea-held student's funeral
Author: 0 OH city makes plans for North Korea-held student's funeral

Despite worldwide condemnation and sanctions, North Korea has a small nuclear arsenal and is developing nuclear-capable ballistic missiles that threaten Japan and South Korea - and one day could even hit some United States cities. North Korea said Warmbier went into a coma after contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill. Referring to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, she added, "the secretary has the authority to do it, he just has not come to a conclusion about how this would ...

People US defence contractor accused of spying for China
Author: 0 US defence contractor accused of spying for China

Mallory, 60, is a fluent Mandarin speaker who served in the U.S. army, then as a special agent for the security service of the State Department, before becoming a contractor to various government agencies. The device also contained a message that Mallory had sent that stated, "I can also come in the middle of June (and) I can bring the remainder of the documents I have at that time", it said.

People Donald Trump accuses ex-FBI director James Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'
Author: 0 Donald Trump accuses ex-FBI director James Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

The leaks created a political firestorm over whether Trump pressured Comey to drop an investigation into contacts between Russian officials and Michael Flynn , who briefly served as Trump's national security advisor. "I hope you can let this go". "I mean, I will tell you, I didn't say that", Trump replied. He concludes that Trump did so because he believed Comey intentionally misled the public into thinking Trump was under investigation by the FBI.

People IS militants destroy 12th century mosque in Iraq's Mosul
Author: 0 IS militants destroy 12th century mosque in Iraq's Mosul

But in recent months western Mosul has witnessed fierce fighting between ISIS militants and coalition forces who are determined to liberate what was the country's second-largest city. The Al Nuri mosque was built in the 12th century by Nur Al Din Mahmoud Zangi, a Turkish Atabeg - a nobleman and provincial governor - who unified Arab forces against crusaders from Europe.

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