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Xi's man, Wang Qishan, elected China's Vice President

Xi's man, Wang Qishan, elected China's Vice President Wang Qishan, the former head of the dreaded anti-graft body and President Xi Jinping's go-to, will be China's new Vice President . Earlier this month, the parliament voted to abolish presidential term limits, effectively allowing him to keep power indefinitely. [Full Article...]

CBI court verdict in 4th fodder scam case today

CBI court verdict in 4th fodder scam case today However, a day before the verdict date, Prasad had moved an application raising doubts over the role of then accountant general PK Mukhopadhyay, then deputy accountant general BN Jha and then senior director general in the AG office Pramod Kumar, urging the court to make them accused in the case under provisions of Section 319 (Power to proceed against other persons appearing to be guilty of offen... [Full Article...]

Sweden happy to help on N. Korea

Sweden happy to help on N. Korea North Korean ā€ˇForeign Minister Ri Yong Ho is making a rare and surprise visit to Sweden amid speculation that Stockholm might be the location of the planned summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. "If we can use our contacts in the best way, we will do so", Wallstrom said, noting the situation on the Korean peninsula was "of interest to us all". [Full Article...]

Where to watch Match 27, Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi Kings at Sharjah

Where to watch Match 27, Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi Kings at Sharjah Multan Sultans had endured an anxious wait since Tuesday after they had completed their League engagements with a loss against Islamabad United . "My fans still enjoy my performances and I love that and continue to play for them", PTI quoted him saying. [Full Article...]

Video shows Florida deputy outside Parkland high school during rampage

Video shows Florida deputy outside Parkland high school during rampage But that shouldn't have made any difference in his response, which was ultimately nothing while 17 people were shot and killed inside the school, said Dave Couvertier, a retired Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent and crime prevention consultant. [Full Article...]

S Africa's Zuma to face graft prosecution

S Africa's Zuma to face graft prosecution Thales declined to make any immediate comment. Zuma resigned as president last month after the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party threatened to remove him from office. But he says an NGO, which he didn't identify, has launched an application for a permanent stay of Zuma's prosecution. In 2005 Zuma's former financial adviser Schabir Shaik was convicted for facilitating bribes over the... [Full Article...]

Sweden willing to provide forum for North Korea - US talks

Sweden willing to provide forum for North Korea - US talks The upcoming summit is also being discussed Friday in Washington by the top diplomats from South Korea, Japan and the U.S. South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and her Japanese counterpart, Taro Kono meet with Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, who is serving as Acting Secretary of State after Rex Tillerson was sacked by the president earlier this week. [Full Article...]

Britain's claim Putin ordered ex-spy poisoning 'unforgiveable'

Britain's claim Putin ordered ex-spy poisoning 'unforgiveable' However, the Kremlin denounced Johnson's claim that Putin ordered the attack. Mr Johnson had been speaking during a visit to the Battle of Britain Bunker museum in Uxbridge, with his Polish counterpart Jacek Czaputowicz. Sella said it seemed unusual that neither of the Skripals appeared to have noticed their exposure to Novichok since they did not seek medical attention. [Full Article...]

North Korea's growing nuclear threat - in 3 charts

North Korea's growing nuclear threat - in 3 charts Marines from the United States and South Korea participate in a joint landing operation drill in Pohang March 31, 2014. Harris is shown here testifying before a House Armed Services Committee hearing on North Korea in Washington on April 26. [Full Article...]

North Korea's top diplomat in Sweden for talks

North Korea's top diplomat in Sweden for talks The Swedish foreign ministry said ahead of his visit that talks would focus on " Sweden's consular responsibilities as a protecting power for the United States, Canada and Australia " but also would address the security situation on the Korean Peninsula. [Full Article...]

Police investigating Labour camp sexual assaults

Police investigating Labour camp sexual assaults Newsroom reported a "mountain" of alcohol including rum, vodka, cider and a large array of RTDs was being consumed by many people including a 15-year-old boy. Mr Kirton said this week he did not tell police or the teens' parents because he wanted to protect the victims' privacy. February 9, 2018 - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks at the opening of Young Labour's "Summer School" camp in Waih... [Full Article...]

'BJP will be reduced to 110 seats in 2019' - Shiv Sena

'BJP will be reduced to 110 seats in 2019' - Shiv Sena Political leaders, including Sharad Yadav, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Chief Sharad Pawar, Samajwadi Party's (SP) Ramgopal Yadav, Bahujan Samaj Party's ( BSP ) Satish Mishra, Rashtriya Janata Dal's (RJD) Tejashwi Yadav, Hindustani Awam Morcha's (HAM) Jitan Ram Manjhi, National Conference's (NC) Omar Abdullah, JVM's Babulal Marandi, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)'s Kanimozhi and All Ind... [Full Article...]

Police officer no longer in critical condition after Salisbury attack

In a new development, the newspaper The Telegraph , citing unidentified sources, said the toxin used in the attack had been planted in Yulia Skripal's suitcase before she left Moscow . He also said that British Defense Minister Gavin Williamson , who earlier told Russian Federation to "go away and shut up", may lack education. Russian Federation denies being the source of the poison, sugg... [Full Article...]

Who Is Adrian Lamo? Former Hacker Who Turned in Chelsea Manning Dies

Who Is Adrian Lamo? Former Hacker Who Turned in Chelsea Manning Dies Kate Flavin also told the outlet that she was unsure when Lamo died or how his body was found. The cause of Lamo's death has not been revealed. Lamo became famous in the early 2000s after hacking a number of high-profile companies, including the New York Times , Microsoft, and Yahoo. [Full Article...]

Boy Dies Five Years After Being Hit by Tree Limb

Boy Dies Five Years After Being Hit by Tree Limb Cyclist Dave Nazaroff meets the Halstead family during a charity race in 2013 to benefit Tripp. This upcoming weekend, the family was planning on taking a "special" trip to North Carolina, as Stacy wrote on March 12, "This weekend As Long As Tripp is still doing good, we are going to visit Nana! My deepest condolences. [Full Article...]

CYBER WAR: Trump Admin Accuses RUSSIA of ATTACKING American Energy Grid

CYBER WAR: Trump Admin Accuses RUSSIA of ATTACKING American Energy Grid The president was previously criticized of not being forceful enough on the issue of Russian meddling in US elections. Brian O'Toole, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council think tank and a former senior adviser at the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control echoed that sentiment. [Full Article...]

Russia to expel UK diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens

Russia to expel UK diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens May on March 14 announced the biggest expulsion of Russian diplomats in 30 years, the suspension of planned high-level contacts with Russia , and a boycott by government officials and royal family members of the soccer World Cup that Russia is hosting in June and July. [Full Article...]

Reduces Position in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC)

Reduces Position in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) Orbis Investment Management bought 24,038 shares as the company's stock declined 8.66% while stock markets rallied. Wells Fargo & Co announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, January 23rd that permits the company to repurchase 350,000,000 outstanding shares. [Full Article...]

Trump, Moon vow to keep pressure on North Korea

Trump, Moon vow to keep pressure on North Korea Sweden has had diplomatic relations with North Korea since 1973 and is one of the few Western countries with an embassy in Pyongyang . Photo provided by Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on June 7, 2017 shows Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), taking part in the 8th Congress of the Korean Children's Union (KCU) in Pyongyang on June 6, 2017. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom blocks Russia-initiated UNSC statement on Skripal incident

United Kingdom blocks Russia-initiated UNSC statement on Skripal incident MOSCOW-Moscow will expel British diplomats in retaliation for a similar move made by London earlier this week, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Friday, without specifying how many or any other measures in the deepening crisis between the two countries. [Full Article...]


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