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Trump Administration Unveils Sanctions To Curb North Korea's Weapons Program Trump Administration Unveils Sanctions To Curb North Korea's Weapons Program
- August 23, 2017

The U.S Office of Foreign Assets Control listed 10 companies and six individuals in its sanctions. Specifically, the sanctions are aimed at 16 entities and individuals that assist "already designated persons who support North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs, deal in the North Korean energy trade, facilitate its exportation of workers, and enable sanctioned North Korean entities to access the U.S. (more...)
Majority of Americans think having neo-Nazi views is unacceptable, poll finds Majority of Americans think having neo-Nazi views is unacceptable, poll finds
- August 23, 2017

Almost 10% of Americans say it is "acceptable" to have " neo-Nazi or white supremacist views", according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll out on Tuesday. Of the respondends to the survey, which was conducted by telephone with over 1,000 adults across the country, 33 percent were Democrats, 22 percent were Republicans and 42 percent identified as independent. (more...)
Bihar Board BSEB 10th Class Matric Compartmental Result 2017 Expected Today @ Biharboard Bihar Board BSEB 10th Class Matric Compartmental Result 2017 Expected Today @ Biharboard
- August 23, 2017

The compartment exams were conducted from July 21 to July 31, 2017 and a total of 2,34,244 students appeared for the paper. The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) will declare the results of its Class 10 compartmental examination at 3pm on Wednesday. (more...)
After US cuts, delays aid to Egypt, Kushner snubbed in Cairo After US cuts, delays aid to Egypt, Kushner snubbed in Cairo
- August 23, 2017

The U.S. will not distribute $290 million in aid to Egypt over human rights concerns, a State Department official confirmed Tuesday. The Egyptian ministry said in a separate statement that Egypt regrets the USA decision to reduce the aid funds and considered it "a misjudgment of the nature of the strategic relations that binds the two countries over decades, and reflects the lack of understanding of the importance of supporting the stability and success of Egypt ". (more...)
Markets open on a positive note, Sensex at 31407 pts Markets open on a positive note, Sensex at 31407 pts
- August 23, 2017

At 10.05 a.m., the 30-share BSE index Sensex was up 133.84 points or 0.43 per cent at 31,425.69 and the 50-share NSE index Nifty was up 39.8 points or 0.41 per cent at 9,805.35. Overnight gains at Wall Street amid growing optimism over a market-friendly United States tax reform plan sparked the upmove in Asia and Europe. The big gainers that supported the key indices were Adani Ports, Bharti Airtel , Dr Reddy's, NTPC, SBI, ICICI Bank , ITC Ltd, Lupin, Cipla, Axis Bankm, Bajaj Auto and ... (more...)
Trump Will Meet Border Patrol Officials Before Rally in Arizona Trump Will Meet Border Patrol Officials Before Rally in Arizona
- August 23, 2017

He mentioned protesters outside the Phoenix Convention Center , who hours before the rally traded opinions and jibes with Trump supporters waiting for doors to open to the convention center. His initial blaming of the violent rally - in which a man is accused of killing a counterprotester - on "many sides." "I don't believe they are going to change and that's why I do this", President Trump said. (more...)
Government to set up Alternative Mechanism for banks' consolidation Government to set up Alternative Mechanism for banks' consolidation
- August 23, 2017

The Union Cabinet has given in principle approval for a merger of public-sector banks on Wednesday reported a leading news agency. After the in-principle approval, Jaitley said, the banks will take steps in accordance with law and Sebi's requirements. (more...)
Phoenix police lob pepper spray as rally ends Phoenix police lob pepper spray as rally ends
- August 23, 2017

They're trying to take away our history", Trump said while addressing a rally at Phoenix , Arizona. Thousands of people were in downtown Phoenix for the rally and protests, they said, and only a small number were involved in the confrontation with police. (more...)
Female White Sox Fan Steals Foul Ball Out of Fellow Fan's Hands Female White Sox Fan Steals Foul Ball Out of Fellow Fan's Hands
- August 23, 2017

Lucas Giolito pitches against the Twins during the first inning at Guaranteed Rate Field Tuesday. The 23-year-old won his final two turns at Triple-A Charlotte to improve to 6-10 with a 4.48 ERA in 24 starts. Vargas led off the fifth with his long ball, and Rosario - after left fielder Leury Garcia lost Joe Mauer's liner in the lights for a double - went deep in the sixth. (more...)
Cooper Tire & Rubr Company (NYSE:CTB) Shorted Shares Increased By 3.5%
- August 23, 2017

Ford Motor Company now has $42.54B valuation. The stock rose 1.02% or $0.55 reaching $54.55. 290.67 million shares or 1.29% less from 294.46 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, March 30. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $3600 target in Monday, August 7 report. (more...)
'Girls Trip' surpasses $100M mark at the box office
- August 23, 2017

Packer will produce for his Will Packer Productions alongside Hart. Universal insiders say that knew they had something special when at an early test screening, the audience was laughing so hard and continuous, you couldn't hear all the jokes. (more...)
Netanyahu, Putin to meet over Syria conflict Netanyahu, Putin to meet over Syria conflict
- August 23, 2017

Netanyahu held a security consultation earlier in the day regarding the trip. Russian Federation intervened in Syria on behalf of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in 2015, its forces fighting what it deems Sunni Islamist "terrorists" in partnership with Iran and Hezbollah, Israel's arch-foes. (more...)
Blue Whale challenge: Facebook, Google, Delhi govt served show cause notice Blue Whale challenge: Facebook, Google, Delhi govt served show cause notice
- August 23, 2017

A bench of acting chief justice Gita Mittal and justice C Hari Shankar also wondered why adults were getting into this game, in which unsafe tasks like self-inflicting of wounds on the body, are assigned to the player by administrators during a 50-day period. (more...)
Lt Colonel Purohit arrives at Colaba military station, set to rejoin Army Lt Colonel Purohit arrives at Colaba military station, set to rejoin Army
- August 23, 2017

Welcoming the Supreme Court's order for bail, Lt Col Purohit's wife, Aparna, said "questions of political influences damaged our case" for several years. RECAP: Citing the charges against Purohit of grave nature, Bombay HC rejected his plea while another accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur - accused of plotting the blast - was set free on bail. (more...)
USA sanctions China, Russia entities, individuals over N. Korea's nuclear program USA sanctions China, Russia entities, individuals over N. Korea's nuclear program
- August 23, 2017

Tillerson said North Korea has not launched missiles or other provocations since the U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution against weapons development on August 5. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control added six individuals and 10 companies and other entities to its sanctions list, saying they have helped people previously penalized for North Korea's weapons development, facilitated North Korea's energy sector and enabled entities to bypass sanctions to get access to the US and ... (more...)
US Imposes Sanctions on China and Russia Over North Korea's Nuclear Program US Imposes Sanctions on China and Russia Over North Korea's Nuclear Program
- August 23, 2017

The move follows a war of words between Washington and Pyongyang over North Korean missile tests that show it is capable of reaching the U.S. mainland. The paper said that U.N. Resolution 2371 is expected to slash North Korean revenue by some one billion USA dollars. The Trump administration is still hoping China will pressure Pyongyang. (more...)
Pyongyang slams US-South Korea military drills Pyongyang slams US-South Korea military drills
- August 23, 2017

But its proposal for North Korea to suspend its arms programmes in return for the United States to halt military drills in the region has been ignored. As the Associated Press noted , the drills "hold more potential to provoke than ever", and some are calling on the USA and South Korea "to postpone or drastically modify drills to ease the hostility on the Korean Peninsula". (more...)
Ivanka Trump praises counter-protesters after demonstrations Ivanka Trump praises counter-protesters after demonstrations
- August 23, 2017

He credited a unit specially trained for crowd control. "They were hit with a lot of stuff today", Evans said at the press conference. "Sometimes it doesn't look pretty, but that's what they're trained for". Dallas will also be holding a rally against white supremacy and a vigil to Heather Heyer. There was a large police presence in the area, and heavy trucks and concrete barriers were used to block vehicle access. (more...)
Led strikes kill 78 civilians in Syria's Raqqah Led strikes kill 78 civilians in Syria's Raqqah
- August 23, 2017

This is reported by the AFP , referring to data from the Syrian Human Rights Watch. More than half of the city has been claimed by the coalition US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces . It did report, however, that on Sunday the coalition carried out 21 strikes "near Raqqa " that resulted in the destruction of 22 ISIL "fighting positions". (more...)
President Trump, Melania and Barron Check Out the Eclipse President Trump, Melania and Barron Check Out the Eclipse
- August 23, 2017

Politicians and citizens alike rushed to watch the phenomena, with the last coast-to-coast full solar eclipse being in 1979. President Trump is back at the White House and just like most other Americans, he was seen taking in the solar eclipse. (more...)

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