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Chimpanzee Seen Smoking a Cigarette, Angering Animal Activists

Chimpanzee Seen Smoking a Cigarette, Angering Animal Activists The ape then picks it up and puffs on it. Guciano said he believes the man who threw the cigarette has committed a crime but the privately-owned zoo is mainly responsible because of its "ignorance of supervision and education for visitors". [Full Article...]

North Korea Willing to Talk About Nuclear Weapons

North Korea Willing to Talk About Nuclear Weapons Foal Eagle is a combined field training exercise conducted annually by armed forces from South Korea and the US. Kim delivered the message during a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in's top national security adviser Monday. "Even if we hold the military exercises, inter-Korean relations won't collapse". 'There can not be an arbitrary easing of sanctions; we do not wish to do that and I... [Full Article...]

Trump piles pressure on China over trade, to push ahead with tariffs

Trump piles pressure on China over trade, to push ahead with tariffs The U.S. exports fell 1.3 percent from December on a seasonally adjusted pace to 200.9 billion U.S. dollars in January, while the imports remained unchanged at 257.5 billion dollars in the month, said the Commerce Department on Wednesday. Trump struck a defiant tone on Friday, saying trade wars were good and easy to win, a day after he said he meant to put duties of 25 percent on steel imports and... [Full Article...]

Saudi & UK links 'saving lives,' claims Theresa May... just not in Yemen

Saudi & UK links 'saving lives,' claims Theresa May... just not in Yemen The Yemen war has its origins in Riyadh's uncorroborated fear of growing Iranian influence among the minority Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen . The Saudi-led coalition - which also includes UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Morocco, Jordan, Sudan and Kuwait - has been also imposing a blockade on the impoverished country's ports and airports as a part of the aggression. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson sows confusion over England's World Cup involvement

Boris Johnson sows confusion over England's World Cup involvement Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says Britain may not participate "in the normal way" at this year's World Cup in Russian Federation if Moscow is proven to be behind the unexplained illness of a former spy. England will face Belgium, Panama and Tunisia in the group stages of the competition, which begins on June 14 in Moscow as Russian Federation take on Saudi Arabia. [Full Article...]

Bank of Canada keeps interest rates unchanged due to trade uncertainty

Bank of Canada keeps interest rates unchanged due to trade uncertainty Nodding to the dual influences of policy decisions in the United States, Canada's largest export market, the bank said that new USA government spending and tax cuts are anticipated to boost American growth in 2018 and 2019. In a sign that they're starting to price in BOC policy risk, currency traded this week expiring around the March 7 meeting outnumbered currency calls by about 50 per cent, ... [Full Article...]

Victory Capital Management Inc. Lowers Stake in Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX)

Poplar Forest Capital Llc sold 458,116 shares as the company's stock declined 21.33% while stock markets rallied. The firm owned 5,500,271 shares of the natural resource company's stock after selling 4,708 shares during the period. Commonwealth Natl Bank Of Aus holds 89,800 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado stated it has 244,663 shares. [Full Article...]

Saudi defends 'just' Yemen war ahead of United Kingdom visit

Saudi defends 'just' Yemen war ahead of United Kingdom visit Downing Street earlier said it hopes the visit , part of the crown prince's maiden foreign tour as heir to the throne, "will usher in a new era in bilateral relations". "We will also discuss how we can enhance our co-operation in tackling worldwide challenges, including the conflict and humanitarian crisis in Yemen". [Full Article...]

'Concerning' information related to alleged serial killer triggers internal police investigation

'Concerning' information related to alleged serial killer triggers internal police investigation Police spokesman Meaghan Gray says the force's professional standards unit is conducting the internal investigation, but wouldn't provide further details. Idsinga also announced that police have now discovered a seventh set of remains in those planters: they did not realize this until recently, because the dismembered remains are all in various stages of decomposition. [Full Article...]

Britain First's Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen jailed for hate crime

Britain First's Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen jailed for hate crime Britain First's leader and deputy leader have been found guilty of religiously-aggravated harassment. "Everything I did was for the children of this country and they are worth it". "He now follows me around the house and doesn't like being alone". Britain First is among the organisations perpetuating the idea of a cultural "war against Islam" , a report found last week after police revealed tha... [Full Article...]

Conrad Sangma becomes Meghalaya CM

Conrad Sangma becomes Meghalaya CM The swear-in ceremony of the 12th Chief Minister of Meghalaya reportedly took place in the presence of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP chief Amit Shah. An alliance of several parties, including the BJP, was sworn in Meghalaya today and Modi extended his greetings to new Chief Minister Conrad Sangma. [Full Article...]

The HIll: Cruz releases radio jingle attacking Dem challenger O'Rourke

The HIll: Cruz releases radio jingle attacking Dem challenger O'Rourke O'Rourke raised $2.3 million in the first six weeks of 2018, or almost triple the $800,000 raised by Cruz over that period, according to the Texas Tribune. No Democrat has represented the Lone Star State in the Senate since 1993, but O'Rourke believes he can beat the odds, in part by campaigning aggressively in every part of this sprawling state. [Full Article...]

Water main break near Atlanta causes school, hospital troubles

Water main break near Atlanta causes school, hospital troubles Like many parents, Ernst said he took his children to school this morning but then had to go back to get them after DeKalb Schools announced they were closing early because of the water main break. The massive water main break sent water gushing across a major highway, and led to low water pressure for miles around. DeKalb officials reported Wednesday afternoon that water pressure has returned t... [Full Article...]

Numis Securities Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Essentra (ESNT)

The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Sector Perform" on Friday, October 16. Berenberg has "Buy" rating and $15 target. Liberum Capital has "Sell" rating and GBX 80 target. 269.77 million shares or 0.08% more from 269.56 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Prelude Limited Liability Company holds 0.02% or 67,233 shares in its portfolio. [Full Article...]

Farooq absolves Jinnah; blames Nehru, Patel, Azad for dividing India

Farooq absolves Jinnah; blames Nehru, Patel, Azad for dividing India Abdullah said Jinnah had agreed to this, "but Nehru, Patel and [Congress leader] Maulana Abul Kalam Azad did not listen". "There would have been one India", he said, according to ANI . Singh said that Jinnah wasn't pleased with Mahatma Gandhi's offer of becoming the Prime Minister of the country if he gave up the demand for the creation of a separate country. [Full Article...]

Caroline Lucas Hits Out At Newspaper Ads Promoting Saudi Arabian Crown Prince

Caroline Lucas Hits Out At Newspaper Ads Promoting Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, the city's exchange operator, said: "Hong Kong is well positioned for the listing of Aramco". NEOM , which Prince Mohammed announced late past year, is a 26,500 square kilometer (10,230 square mile) transnational economic zone that spans Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Egypt, all of which border the Gulf of Aqaba near the Red Sea. [Full Article...]

Maersk Container ship catches fire, 4 missing

Maersk Container ship catches fire, 4 missing Four crew members are missing after the 15,262 TEU containership Maersk Honan caught fire in the Arabian Sea during a voyage from Singapore to Suez at around 1520 hours GMT (2050 hours IST) yesterday. The crew were picked up by a boxship, the 4,380-teu ALS Ceres (built 2010), operated by Atlantic Lloyd. Several other of the company's ships have been diverted from nearby waters to assist in r... [Full Article...]

Holocaust museum rescinds award to Aung San Suu Kyi

Holocaust museum rescinds award to Aung San Suu Kyi His comments come as Myanmar's military published a lengthy response to widespread allegations over its campaign in Rakhine and said its investigations had cleared troops of nearly all alleged abuses. Bloomfield, the museum's director, wrote in a letter the museum released Wednesday. "It appears that widespread and systematic violence against the Rohingya persists", Mr Gilmour said after visit... [Full Article...]

US Trade Gap Widens to Post-Recession High

US Trade Gap Widens to Post-Recession High From a political standpoint, however, the gap has formed a statistical backdrop first to Trump's 2016 election campaign and now to his planned tariffs on steel and aluminum. Last week, Trump announced that the usa will impose 25 and 10 percent tariffs on steel and aluminum, respectively, shielding historically declining us producers from Chinese and Canadian rivals. [Full Article...]

Dems turnout highest in 16 years in Texas primary

Dems turnout highest in 16 years in Texas primary At least 700,000 people voted in the Democratic primary election for U.S. Senate won Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke. And in the race for Texas Land Commissioner , a powerful statewide office, incumbent Republican George P. "WAKE UP CALL", tweeted Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, in January, after a Democrat handily won a state legislative seat that Republicans won by 27 p... [Full Article...]


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