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Theresa May finally reveals plans for Britain after Brexit

Theresa May finally reveals plans for Britain after Brexit The line "no deal is better than a bad deal" was pointedly not included in the Florence speech (and when asked afterwards in the Q and A if she still believed that Mrs May somewhat swallowed her answer). "These white papers support that work including setting out steps to minimize disruption for businesses and travelers". May said in a speech in Florence, Italy in September that Britain would ... [Full Article...]

Gold Prices Rise on Softer Dollar, Geopolitical Tensions

Gold Prices Rise on Softer Dollar, Geopolitical Tensions In particular, investors reacted to reports out of Russian Federation stating that North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile that has the potential to reach the U.S. Gold is highly sensitive to rising rates, which lift the opportunity cost of holding non-yielding assets such as bullion, while boosting the dollar, in which it is priced. [Full Article...]

France Warns US against Blacklisting IRGC

France Warns US against Blacklisting IRGC But Washington still maintains separate unilateral sanctions over Tehran's missile program and over allegations it supports terrorism. Designating the Guards as terrorists could make it more hard for Iranian businesses to take advantage of the lifting of the worldwide sanctions, since banks are required to verify that their clients are not on terrorism blacklists. [Full Article...]

McNabb brings his kids to Eagles locker room for Carson Wentz autographs

McNabb brings his kids to Eagles locker room for Carson Wentz autographs So far, he has been the weakest link in a weak offensive line. "It's easy to start listening to the fans and the media about how good you are, but at the end of the day it's a race to improve every week", Jenkins said. "There's like a calm demeanor about him", Smith said. Besides Jenkins, receiver Torrey Smith , defensive end Chris Long and safety Corey Graham , like Blount, are newcomers ... [Full Article...]

Janet Jackson Brings Former Backup Dancers On Stage For "Rhythm Nation"

Janet Jackson Brings Former Backup Dancers On Stage For And Janet, 51, seemed to be delighted to be reunited with her friends and crew after so many years. "My solo career took off when I was 19. There's no guide book", she said. The World of Dance host, 36, shared an adorable Instagram video of a dance rehearsal she was participating in. "Dancing for her was always way more than a job, it was being part of a legacy. [Full Article...]

PF prende 60 em investigações sobre tráfico internacional de drogas

PF prende 60 em investigações sobre tráfico internacional de drogas Dez toneladas de drogas foram apreendidas no Brasil e no Exterior. Quatrocentos e cinquenta policiais federais e 25 servidores da Receita estão cumprindo 104 mandados de busca e apreensão, 45 mandados de prisão preventiva, 15 de prisão temporária, 12 conduções coercitivas, além de sequestros de bens e bloqueios de contas bancárias. [Full Article...]

Trump chief-of-staff's cell phone compromised for months

Trump chief-of-staff's cell phone compromised for months The suspected hack was discovered after Kelly gave his phone to White House tech support because it wasn't updating or functioning normally. POLITICO reported the breach may have happened as early as December, before he was even sworn into his job at DHS. [Full Article...]

Sugar tax expected in Budget 2018

Sugar tax expected in Budget 2018 As has been widely expected, the budget will also include a rise in the threshold for when someone starts paying the highest rate of income tax, and a marginal cut in the two highest bands of USC, which will be merged with PRSI. Significant increases in spending on schools, transport and housing are due to be revealed. Government will also invest a further €149m for the Housing Assistance Payment ... [Full Article...]

Gun attack in Quetta leaves five dead

Gun attack in Quetta leaves five dead On September 11, at least four members the Shia Hazara community, including a 12-year-old boy, were killed and two others injured in an attack in the Kuchlak town near Quetta . The minority Hazara Shia community in Balochistan has been experiencing incidents of violence and targetted killings for more than a decade. The victims were heading to the Sabzi Mandi from Mariabad when they were target... [Full Article...]

Cotton to Trump advisers: Execute Trump's objectives or resign

Cotton to Trump advisers: Execute Trump's objectives or resign Tillerson and Sec. Mattis have strongly advised the U.S. should stay in, but that President Donald Trump is reportedly set to decertify . Senator Cotton also was addressing Defense Secretary Mattis' public assertions that staying in the Iran nuke deal was "in the national interest". [Full Article...]

Fatah, Hamas meet in Cairo over Gaza administration

Fatah, Hamas meet in Cairo over Gaza administration Cairo is now leading efforts to heal a decade-long political split between Gaza-based Hamas group and the West Bank-based Fatah movement. For the first time since 2014, the internationally recognized Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallahheld last week a governmental meeting in Gaza. [Full Article...]

Texas Tech officer shot & killed on campus

Texas Tech officer shot & killed on campus Lubbock police said on Twitter only that they were giving a report to the news media shortly. Police repeated their request for students to stay indoors and remain in shelter. Daniels fled on foot and was at-large for at least an hour after the shooting . The shooting happened around 8 p.m. Monday night. Update: Texas Tech has issued an ALL-CLEAR and is no longer on lockdown . [Full Article...]

United Nations pulls out of Malawi over 'vampire scare'

United Nations pulls out of Malawi over 'vampire scare' The acting United Nations resident coordinator, Florence Rolle, said some staff had moved while others remained in the districts depending on where their operations were taking place. The UNDSS report said the rumours of vampirism had started in neighbouring Mozambique although it was not clear how. "This development has been of grave concern to the President and the entire Government", his of... [Full Article...]

Facebook India MD Umang Bedi resigns, Sandeep Bhushan is interim head

Facebook India MD Umang Bedi resigns, Sandeep Bhushan is interim head Before joining Facebook, Bedi served as the managing director of the South Asia region at Adobe. Meanwhile Sandeep Bhushan, director, consumer and media, South Asia, Facebook, will take over as interim MD. The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has appointed Google India. Under his leadership, Facebook revealed a three-fold business strategy for India. [Full Article...]

Iraq to impose control over mobile phone operator headquarters in Kurdistan

Iraq to impose control over mobile phone operator headquarters in Kurdistan The order bringing telecommunications under Baghdad authority was issued following a meeting on Monday of the national security council, chaired by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. Baghdad also once again called on Ankara and Tehran - which both opposed the referendum over fears of fuelling demands from their own Kurdish communities - to close their border posts with Kurdistan and "stop all tr... [Full Article...]

ASEAN urged to ease rules on migrant workers

ASEAN urged to ease rules on migrant workers The report, titled " Migrating to Opportunity: Overcoming Barriers to Labour Mobility in Southeast Asia" and released yesterday, reveals that Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand are home to 6.5 million Asean migrants, or 96 percent of the total number of migrant workers in Asean. [Full Article...]

K-pop group Girls' Generation to lose 3 members

K-pop group Girls' Generation to lose 3 members Although Girls' Generation will stay afloat, it would be hard in practical terms for those members to remain in the team when they sign up with a different management agency. "Following the three members " exit, rumours of disbandment undoubtedly started circulating among the fans. "However, since there are members whose contracts have expired, we'll decide carefully after consulting with... [Full Article...]

Injured Liverpool Star Flies Out To Undergo Rehabilitation At Private Clinic

Injured Liverpool Star Flies Out To Undergo Rehabilitation At Private Clinic Liverpool have sent Adam Lallana to a "specialist rehabilitation centre" in the Middle East as he continues to struggle with a thigh injury. The England global is continuing his recovery from a thigh injury and has been sent to Qatar to aid his rehab. [Full Article...]

Sridevi, Shilpa, Raveena celebrate Karwa Chauth at Anil Kapoor's bash

Sridevi, Shilpa, Raveena celebrate Karwa Chauth at Anil Kapoor's bash In the pic, we can see Sridevi (wife of Boney Kapoor), Sunita Kapoor (wife of Anil Kapoor), Maheep Kapoor (wife of Sanjay Kapoor), Shilpa Shetty , Raveena Tandon , Bhavana Somaaya, Neelam and Bhavna Panday, Laali Dhawan besides other friends. [Full Article...]

Two University Staffers Killed in Ambush in Eastern Kenya

Two University Staffers Killed in Ambush in Eastern Kenya Kieng said an investigation was under way with police searching for the assailants, who used AK47 rifles, and that Islamic militants as well as bandits were among the suspects. "As a result two ladies who are staff of TUM were killed in the van". Blood-covered students who were wounded in the attack have been seen being carried from university buildings. [Full Article...]


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