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European Shares Seen Unchanged Ahead Of Central Bank Meetings

European Shares Seen Unchanged Ahead Of Central Bank Meetings The Bank of Japan holds its regular policy meeting on Thursday with many expecting no change in its monetary policy stance. USA stocks were little changed in morning trading on Tuesday as investors avoided taking major bets ahead of the two-day Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to roll out a plan to pare the central bank's bond holdings. [Full Article...]

U.S. attends meeting on Paris climate accord, still plans to withdraw

U.S. attends meeting on Paris climate accord, still plans to withdraw Arguing that countries like China and India are benefiting the most from the Paris Agreement, Trump had said that the agreement on climate change was unfair to the USA, as it badly hit its businesses and jobs. In his first budget request, Trump also proposed a 31 percent reduction in funding the U.S. Environment Protection Agency. "There has been no change in the United States' position on the P... [Full Article...]

Where To Score Free Burgers On National Cheeseburger Day

Where To Score Free Burgers On National Cheeseburger Day However, the deal is available only from 10:30 am until 11:50 pm and is limited to one burger per customer. McDonald's and Burger King aren't participating (at least not on a national level), but many other burger chains have great promotions. [Full Article...]

Bankruptcy 'R' Us -- Toys retailer files for chapter 11

Bankruptcy 'R' Us -- Toys retailer files for chapter 11 Despite the filing, the company said in a news release that all stores will remain open and business will continue as usual, especially as the profitable holiday season approaches. The bankruptcy filing is just the latest of several high-profile filings in 2017 and comes just prior to holiday shopping season that can make or break the year for many retailers as it represents as much as 50% of th... [Full Article...]

Russian military refutes rumors of journalists hit at Zapad-2017 exercise

Russian military refutes rumors of journalists hit at Zapad-2017 exercise It said the accident happened Sunday or Monday, and that the video was provided by an unidentified witness. The Russian Defense Ministry denied the reports, sort of, saying, "all social media messages about "rounds on a crowd of journalists, ' 'a large number of seriously wounded" are either a deliberate provocation or someone's personal stupidity". [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson's Brexit funding claims and why they caused Tory infighting

Mr Johnson hit back, saying that Sir David had made a "wilful distortion of the text of my article", but the general feeling among many in Westminster and beyond was that the foreign secretary may have used up the last of his nine lives. I in fact said: "once we have settled our accounts we will take back control of roughly £350m per week". "It would be a fine thing, as many of us have pointed o... [Full Article...]

Ryanair publishes full six-week flight cancellation list

Ryanair publishes full six-week flight cancellation list According to Ryanair, customers who have bought seats on cancelled flights will be offered alternatives or given a full refund . Des Manning told KCLR Live they've been busy fielding calls about it and thankfully haven't had any of their customers affected yet. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Maria: Storm grows to Category 2, expected to strengthen

Hurricane Maria: Storm grows to Category 2, expected to strengthen Potentially risky swells associated with Jose are already affecting Bermuda, the Bahamas and much of the east coast of the U.S. The GFS and European model are now agreeing that Maria reaches the Bahamas by the weekend, then makes a north turn staying east of Florida. [Full Article...]

President Trump Coming to AL to Support Strange

President Trump Coming to AL to Support Strange Before the primary, Brooks and Moore competed to be the anti-establishment alternative to odd. Moore led unusual in the first round of GOP voting. Next Tuesday, Republican voters will decide between unusual and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore to be their representative in the general election on December 12, when the victor will take on Democrat Doug Jones of Birmingham. [Full Article...]

Tourists sprayed with acid at French train station

Tourists sprayed with acid at French train station She said a 41 -year-old female suspect has been arrested. More on this as it develops. Deputy Metropolitan Police Commissioner Craig Mackey said investigators believe the spike reflects an emerging trend among criminal gangs. In August, a man driving a van crashed into two bus stops in the Vieux-Port area, a popular tourist spot. The young tourists were reportedly about to board a trai... [Full Article...]

Hamas makes move toward Palestinian reconciliation

Hamas makes move toward Palestinian reconciliation Hamas has agreed to dissolve the administration that runs Gaza and hold general elections to end a long-running feud with Fatah. While the two parties have signed a number of reconciliation agreements aimed at creating one shared government, they have failed to implement them. [Full Article...]

Trump to back allies, warn foes in United Nations speech

On Thursday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Security Council resolutions "represent the floor, not the ceiling, of the actions we should take". And while the first two may be familiar in USA post-war diplomacy, the third is a loaded term in worldwide relations, hinting at Trump's "America First" agenda. [Full Article...]

Immigrant Activists and States Vow to Fight Trump on Termination of DACA

Immigrant Activists and States Vow to Fight Trump on Termination of DACA DACA has been widely discussed because of Trump's tough immigration positions and the implication that continuing or ending DACA will have on hundreds of thousands of American workers. Trump said his administration is "working with everybody" to achieve that. The UC System is standing with DACA recipients and announced its decision to sue the Trump Administration because the decision to end t... [Full Article...]

On heels of Equifax breach, Dems

On heels of Equifax breach, Dems Equifax says the information accessed in this breach includes names, Social Security numbers , birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver's license numbers. After a breach, a scammer may commit tax identity theft by using your Social Security number to file a tax return and steal your tax refund. -Keep a close eye on your credit cards, bank statements and credit report. [Full Article...]

London tube explosion: Blast is terror incident, 18 hospitalised

London tube explosion: Blast is terror incident, 18 hospitalised Donald Trump has waded into the debate on this morning's Parsons's Green Tube blast with a series of inflammatory tweets . "True or not - and I'm sure he doesn't know - this is so unhelpful from leader of our ally and intelligence partner", tweeted Timothy, who was May's chief of staff until the June general election and worked for her as a senior adviser when she was home secretary. [Full Article...]

Cops: 3 children found slain in Calif. apartment; suspect arrested

Cops: 3 children found slain in Calif. apartment; suspect arrested Roger Kinney said the mother was a domestic violence victim but he couldn't detail how extensive her injuries were. The children's ages and causes of death haven't been released. "You fall into despair, and to come out here and to see even in darkness there is light. (Their apartment is) so quiet", neighbor Theresa Bustamante told KCRA . [Full Article...]

Hostile same-sex marriage vote spurs Australia to amend anti-hate law

Hostile same-sex marriage vote spurs Australia to amend anti-hate law In a major win for the government, the full bench of the court found the $122 million voluntary mail-in ballot - approved not by Parliament but by executive power - was legal. The tennis champion-turned Christian pastor said it is "disappointing" Australia has to have any poll on same-sex marriage and has urged people to vote against it. [Full Article...]

White Ex- St. Louis Officer Found Not Guilty of Murdering Black Man

White Ex- St. Louis Officer Found Not Guilty of Murdering Black Man Louis streets. The document states that "the state did not prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Stockley did not act in self-defense". Updated | The city of St. And once again, St. Louis will be left confused, betrayed, shellshocked and more than likely enraged. Stockley could have been sentenced to up to life in prison without parole had he been convicted. [Full Article...]

Qatar said to be seeking meetings with US Jewish leaders

Qatar said to be seeking meetings with US Jewish leaders The latest reports indicate that Turkey's exports to Qatar hiked to $165 million in the past three months, with a remarkable surge of 84 percent year on year. "The Emir is confident that he can buy a whole new image among American Jews even as he traffics in global antisemitism through Al Jazeera and grants sanctuary to mass murderers", the ad said. [Full Article...]

Qatar emir due in Turkey for first trip since Gulf crisis

Qatar emir due in Turkey for first trip since Gulf crisis Three prominent Saudi clerics have been detained in an apparent crackdown on potential opponents of the conservative kingdom's absolute rulers, amid speculation that King Salman intends to abdicate in favour of his son. The contract is worth $50,000 per month. Saudi Arabia , which has accused Qatar of funding terrorism, has 20 firms on retainer. On Saturday, Riyadh had suspended all communicati... [Full Article...]


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