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Russian Federation confirms it will expel British diplomats in retaliation

Johnson said. "The British keep hiding the medical assessment from us, we do not have access to the patients, we do not have a chance to talk to the doctors", it quoted the ambassador as saying. Moscow also attacked Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson, accusing him of talking like a "market wench" and suffering "intellectual impotency" while preparing for war with Russian Federation. Read More »

Nikki Haley Condemns Russia Over Spy Poisoning, Urges UN Action

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In a joint statement with the leaders of France, Germany, and the United Kingdom on Thursday, the USA blamed Moscow for a brazen nerve agent attack on a Russian double agent and his daughter on British soil on March 4. Now, Russia and United Kingdom are battling. As one of the council's five permanent members, Russian Federation is entrusted by the United Nations with upholding global peace and security, Haley said. Read More »

Egypt Air to perform first flight to Moscow on April 12

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The voting takes place in 139 committees across 124 countries, at the headquarters of 123 embassies and 16 Egyptian consulates, and under the supervision of 714 Egyptian diplomats. He added that the Egyptian residents overseas are included in the national database, which registered about 54 million citizens with right to vote (of a total population of 95 million) in 2015. Read More »

Sweden, North Korea talks extended to Saturday

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Talks between Sweden and North Korea in Stockholm will continue on Saturday after initially being due to end late on Friday, a source with knowledge of the situation said. Sweden has been rumoured as a possible site for the summit between the two men, although a truce village on the South Korean side of the Demilitarised Zone between the Koreas is seen as more likely. Read More »

Karnataka ex-top cop regrets 'good physique' comment on Nirbhaya's mother

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How lovely Nirbhaya could have been.the story of Nirbhaya, who attracted the attention of miscreants who killed her after raping her, is indeed sorrowful. File image of HT Sangliana and Asha Devi . Speaking minutes after Devi delivered an emotional speech on how nothing much had changed for women even five years after her daughter's death, he had said: "If you happen to be so overpowered and you are unable to shout or show any physical resistance, and if it is a question of life and death, ... Read More »

BOE's FPC Sees UK Domestic Risk Appetite Creeping Back Up

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The Financial Policy Committee of BoE reviewed the outlook for United Kingdom financial stability, risks to United Kingdom financial stability from Brexit and risks from crypto-assets, at its meeting on March 12. Elsewhere, despite the outlook for global growth improving further since November a year ago, the BoE warned interest rate volatility was also a "material risk" for bond markets in particular. Read More »

Suspended Guam Archbishop found guilty of sexual abuse

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The Holy See said Apuron had been found guilty of some of the accusations against him and would be removed from his post. The Vatican said the first-instance ruling is subject to possible appeal. His nephew alleges the archbishop raped him in the bathroom of the archdiocese's chancery in 1990. Archbishop Apuron stepped down from his position for the investigation and was later replaced by Coadjutor Archbishop Michael Byrnes. Read More »

Two terrorists killed in Srinagar encounter

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Soon after the attack, the security forces including the J&K police's counterinsurgency Special Operations Group (SOG), the Army and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) laid siege to the area to take on the assailants. He said a fresh advisory was received from police this morning to suspend all train runs in south Kashmir. "As per police records, they had joined the terror outfit a year ago..." "In the encounter, two militants were killed and their bodies along with as many AK- rifles ... Read More »

Turkish Airlines confirms planned large order

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The landmark deal is being struck ahead of the opening of the Istanbul's new airport in October 2018, which will see the city transform into a major global transport hub handling 90 million passengers per year. "With Turkish Airlines serving more destinations than any other airline around the world, we are delighted to build our future on Airbus' all-new A350 XWB to support the development of our worldwide route-network from our Istanbul and Ankara hubs." said Turkish Airlines Chairman, M. Read More »

Malaysia's capital markets grew by 12.6pc to RM3.2t in 2017

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The SC said Malaysia's capital market grew 12.6% to RM3.2 trillion as at end 2017. "The Malaysian capital market will continue to outpace growth in developed market", Ranjit added. The unit trust industry grew by 19.1% to RM427 billion in net asset value. Most of this year's debt issues will be to raise capital for infrastructure funding and refinancing exisiting debt, the Securities Commission said. Read More »

North Korean foreign minister in Sweden amid speculation

The Swedish Foreign Ministry said on Friday night that Ri and Wallstrom planned to meet again Saturday and a summary of their discussions would be provided afterward. Some Swedish and foreign media have said that Ri - who was stationed at North Korea's embassy in Stockholm in 1985-1988 - will stay in the Scandinavian country until Sunday for other talks, though Swedish officials would not confirm those reports. Read More »

Korea, US to announce plan for military exercises next week

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The United States and South Korea have chose to scale down and shorten annual joint military exercises in light of a diplomatic rapprochement with Pyongyang, a report said Friday. The South Korean government said Friday it plans to hold a senior-level official meeting with North Korea this month in a bid to pave the way for the third inter-Korean summit to be held at the southern side of a cross-border village in April. Read More »

North Korean foreign minister heads to Sweden amid summit speculation

Sweden acts as diplomatic representative in North Korea for the United States, which has no embassy there, and has helped with the release of USA citizens held by the reclusive state. "The aim of the visit is to contribute to the effective implementation of the resolutions" voted by the Security Council against Pyongyang over its nuclear programme, as well as those calling "for intensified diplomatic efforts to find a peaceful solution to the conflict". Read More »

(NASDAQ:COST) Holdings Increased by HL Financial Services LLC

The stock decreased 1.03% or $3.34 during the last trading session, reaching $322.26. About 673,753 shares traded. Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) has risen 18.47% since March 16, 2017 and is uptrending. Shares for $958,087 were sold by GALANTI RICHARD A. $809,578 worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST ) shares were sold by ZOOK DENNIS R. Read More »

Xcel Energy Inc (NASDAQ:XEL) Shorted Shares Increased 0.4% After Market Selling

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Pure Storage, Inc. (NYSE:PSTG) has declined 30.05% since March 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.55% the S&P500. Virtus Fund Advisers LLC lessened its position in shares of Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE: XEL ) by 1.4% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Read More »

Spy poisoning scandal: Did Vladimir Putin himself order the attack?

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Mrs May expelled 23 Russian diplomats on Wednesday, saying Russia had shown "contempt and defiance" in the aftermath of an attempt to kill the former spy. British police said they were treating Glushkov's death as unexplained, but did not think it was linked to the attack on the Skripals. In an online post, the Russian committee said the attempt on Yulia Skripal's life was "committed in a unsafe manner endangering other people, in Salisbury". Read More »

Sen. Jeff Flake Says Republicans 'Might Not Deserve To Lead'

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But Flake has yet to announce a presidential run for himself. The state is expected to host the nation's first presidential primary election in less than two years. Former New Hampshire GOP chair Jennifer Horn, a frequent Trump critic, said the GOP's struggles in recent special elections - in addition to Trump's near-daily struggles - make a primary challenge in 2020 more realistic than ever before. Read More »

North Korea foreign minister meets Swedish PM

The meeting was held at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo on Thursday. South Korea was represented by Kim Yong-kil, the head of the Foreign Ministry's Northeast Asian Affairs Bureau, and Park Chul-kyun, the deputy director general for global policy at the Defense Ministry. Read More »

Buhari blocks amended Electoral Act, writes NASS

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Mustapha disclosed this in an interview with State House correspondents at the end of a meeting Buhari had with leaders of the National Assembly at the Presidential Villa, Abuja . And if they want, (they can) effect some amendments to the observations of the president or override his veto by coming together and harmonising their position with a two-third-majority vote. Read More »

Over 13000 civilians leave Eastern Ghouta - Russian Defense Ministry

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The Syrian government and Russian Federation accuse the rebels of forcing people to stay in harm's way as human shields - something the rebels deny. Russian Federation has set up four humanitarian corridors to help evacuate the civilians from the countryside to contribute to the implementation of a UN Security Council resolution , which came into force last month mandating a ceasefire in the Arab country. Read More »

US Is Right to Sanction Russia for Cyberattacks and Meddling

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Three of the newly sanctioned companies and 13 of the individuals named by Mnuchin are the target of an indictment filed March 2 by special counsel Robert Mueller , who is leading an independent probe of alleged Russian election meddling , including possible ties with Trump's campaign. Read More »

Suspected Palestinian car-ramming kills 2 Israelis in WBank: radio

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Col. Jonathan Conricus, an Israeli military spokesman, said on Twitter that an "officer and soldier were killed and two soldiers were injured in a car-ramming attack", and that the attack was "deliberate". Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai, who heads Cogat, the Israeli defense body for Palestinian civilian affairs, ordered in response to the attack "an immediate and broad suspension" of permits for employment in Israel "for the entire family of the assailant". Read More »

The BidaskClub Downgrades Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA) to Hold

Analyst's mean target price for Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc . is $51.57. Once the decision is made that the company is a good fit for the portfolio, it may be wise to assess whether or not current conditions and price levels indicate proper levels for share purchase. Read More »

Chevron (CVX) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds

Chevron Corp New Com now has $221.40 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.25% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $115.42. Chevron Corporation ( CVX ) stock price traded at a gap of 2.09% from an average price of last twenty days and stands at a distance of -4.21% away from it's an average price of recent fifty days. Read More »

Iran deal signatories meet as Trump deadline looms

France, Germany and the United Kingdom have proposed new sanctions targeting Iran in an apparent attempt to keep the U.S. within the 2015 nuclear agreement with Tehran. In exchange, the six powers agreed to lift sanctions that were imposed on the Islamic Republic over a decade due to its nuclear program. Trump delivered an ultimatum to the European signatories on January 12 that they must agree to "fix the awful flaws of the Iran nuclear deal" - which was sealed under his predecessor ... Read More »

$0.73 EPS Expected for Robert Half International Inc. (RHI)

Evercore Wealth Mngmt Ltd Llc has invested 0% in Robert Half International Inc. The stock decreased 1.06% or $1.48 during the last trading session, reaching $138.13. As per Wednesday, January 11, the company rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse. The stock of Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) earned "Hold" rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, February 2. Read More »

Iran won't renegotiate 2015 nuke deal: Deputy FM

The sanctions would be particularly imposed against Iranian nationals involved in the development of the country's ballistic missile progam, Reuters reported, citing a document it obtained. President Donald Trump that there are other ways to counter Iranian power overseas. USA sanctions will resume unless Trump issues fresh "waivers" to suspend them on May 12. Read More »

Kejriwal's apology to SAD: Bhagwant resigns as Punjab AAP chief

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Majithia . "We have announced to break our alliance with the AAP". After the apology, Majithia announced he will withdraw the case against Kejriwal and Ashish Khaitan, another AAP leader. The AAP leaders and MLAs in Punjab said that the Delhi Chief Minister had not consulted them in this regard. While SAD asked Mr. Mann and Mr. Khaira to resign from the primary membership of AAP as well as from the Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha respectively - the Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar said ... Read More »