• Asia leaders to call for full enforcement of N. Korea sanctions

    Asia leaders to call for full enforcement of N. Korea sanctions

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    U.S. President Donald Trump, who was to debut at the East Asia Summit , skipped the meeting, apparently due to a delay in proceedings. He has hinted that the USA may relist North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. While Japan and the United States are expected to push China to do more in reining in North Korea, Li is likely to call on the United States and other involved parties to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue peacefully through dialogue and negotiation.
  • Republican tax plan includes repeal of individual health insurance mandate

    Republican tax plan includes repeal of individual health insurance mandate

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    Deleting a major source of revenue - premiums paid by younger, healthier people, who don't make a lot of claims - will drive up costs and push many people out of coverage plans. Rather than apply the savings toward the top rate, as Trump suggested, Paul said he would apply it to "fix a problem in the Senate bill where many taxpayers would see a tax increase because of the loss of state and local deductions".
  • One AR man, one UG killed in another Cdl clash

    One AR man, one UG killed in another Cdl clash

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    On June 30 last, one Assam Rifles jawan was killed and 3 others were injured in an IED blast in Ukhrul district, while one jawan killed and 4 others were injured in another blast on June 15 last in the state. In a statement emailed to the local media, the banned insurgent outfit Revolutionary Peoples Front (RPF) had claimed responsibility for Monday's attack.
  • Quake leaves many homeless in South Korea

    Quake leaves many homeless in South Korea

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    It has left at least 57 people injured and more than 1,500 homeless. This is the second strongest quake to have ever been recorded in Korea, after a 5.8 magnitude natural disaster hit Gyeongju, south of Pohang, last year. "We urge the early execution of state recovery funds to help speed-up restoration efforts". Prime Minister Lee stressed that recovery efforts should be based on the actual situation on the ground and that the Pohang city government should lead those efforts while ...
  • UK explorer Benedict Allen 'missing in Papua New Guinea'

    UK explorer Benedict Allen 'missing in Papua New Guinea'

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    Veteran adventurer Benedict Allen has not been heard from since he was dropped off by helicopter at a remote abandoned mission station in the Pacific Island nation three weeks ago. This isn't the first time that Allen has been lost in the wild. It's just what worries me is there are bad people in these jungles. "He knows all about that survival stuff, but what worries me is there are bad people in these jungles; loggers, drug dealers, all sorts of bad people", she added.
  • PM Modi for intensifying regional cooperation to deal with terrorism

    PM Modi for intensifying regional cooperation to deal with terrorism

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    Investment from ASEAN to India has been over United States dollars 70 billion in the last 17 years accounting for more than 17 per cent of India s total FDI. "I reiterate my commitment to work with you to address the political, security and economic issues of the region". Mr. Modi's arrival in Manila was preceded by the first meeting of the India-U.S.
  • Upcoming Saints games get national audiences

    Upcoming Saints games get national audiences

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    New Orleans was set to face the Panthers at home at 1 p.m. ET the next Sunday, but that game between the two top teams in the division will also be moved to a 4:25 p.m. ET on CBS. The Saints (7-2) are on a seven-game winning streak and lead the NFC South by a half-game over the Panthers (7-3). That game will be televised on FOX as originally scheduled.
  • Russia Reiterates Call for Peaceful Solution of Korean Dispute

    Russia Reiterates Call for Peaceful Solution of Korean Dispute

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    According to Medvedev , the relationship between the Philippines and Russian Federation must have reached another level for them to happily meet each other late in the evening after meeting with other world leaders. Earlier this week, Duterte told Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev that two alleged Russian drug smugglers detained by Philippine authorities will get a fair trial and "will be detained in a comfortable house".
  • Non-bailable warrants issued against Ishaq Dar in graft case

    Non-bailable warrants issued against Ishaq Dar in graft case

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    He said that considering the LHC previously ruled in his favour and even the SC had not ordered the concerned authorities to start the investigation anew, NAB's request is incomprehensible. Dar was nominated as an accused in the initial reference, but NAB's final reference excluded him after he recorded a confession. In its appeal, the Bureau sought reversal of the LHC decision and an order for reinvestigation into the scam as per the new evidence which, it claimed, surfaced in the JIT ...
  • Voters Disapprove of GOP Tax Plan 2 to 1

    Voters Disapprove of GOP Tax Plan 2 to 1

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    More than half, or 52 percent of voters, by contrast, said they think difficulties in accessing mental health care are more to blame for the deadly incidents, according to poll results. Lawmakers would create a unified plan to approve and send to President Donald Trump's desk. But, while a majority of respondents support stronger gun control restrictions, they aren't sure that will solve the problem.
  • Placing Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)'s Valuation Under Review

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    Regal Entertainment Group had 54 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Investors look at the Volatility 12m to determine if a company has a low volatility percentage or not over the course of a year. Regal Entertainment Group (RGC)'s ROE is 0%, while industry's is 11.61%. They expect $0.41 EPS, up 24.24% or $0.08 from last year's $0.33 per share.
  • Winnipeg woman found dead in Cambodia hostel

    Winnipeg woman found dead in Cambodia hostel

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    A British backpacker and her Canadian friend were found dead in a Cambodian hostel after reportedly taking taken over-the-counter tablets for an upset stomach. The hostel released a statement to the BBC following the women's death: "The staff at Monkey Republic are devastated by the tragic deaths of the two young women on Monday morning".
  • China to send envoy to N. Korea, 1st official since late 2016

    China to send envoy to N. Korea, 1st official since late 2016

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    Trump is restating a long-standing USA position while suggesting that China now concurs with Washington that a "freeze-for-freeze" agreement is unacceptable. And Trump flashed a thumbs-up as he shook hands with Cambodia's authoritarian prime minister, Hun Sen, who praised the US president as a kindred spirit for telling countries to put their own interests first.
  • PM Modi, Trump hold bilateral talks

    PM Modi, Trump hold bilateral talks

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    According to prime minister's official statement before he left for Manila , Modi said, "This will be my first bilateral visit to the Philippines where I will also participate in the ASEAN-India and East Asia Summits. On the margins of the summit, he also held a meeting with US President Donald Trump. Prime Minister Modi later visited the International Rice Research Institute in Los Banos, Philippines, earlier in the day, and inaugurated the Resilient Rice Field Laboratory, named after ...
  • Officials urge safety as firearm deer-hunting season starts

    Officials urge safety as firearm deer-hunting season starts

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    Around 500,000 (more than 90 percent) of hunters in the state are expected to participate in firearm hunting for deer this season. The DNR wants to remind hunters to make sure they visit a check station to have their deer tested for chronic wasting disease before taking them home, or to a meat processor.
  • Trump focuses on trade, fighting terrorism with Duterte

    Trump focuses on trade, fighting terrorism with Duterte

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    He pushed a go-it-alone trade policy yet reaffirmed traditional strategic alliances. Duterte's administration recently cut off trade with North Korea - a positive move for Trump as he tries to isolate Kim Jong-un. "The relationship with the past administration was frightful, to use a nice word", Trump told reporters in Manila. Trump appeared to be referencing a meeting Obama canceled in September of 2016 with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.