• UK Reportedly Ready to Pay 450 Mln Pound Debt to Iran

    UK Reportedly Ready to Pay 450 Mln Pound Debt to Iran

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    Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe, her family and employer the Thomson Reuters Foundation insist that she was in Iran to introduce her young daughter to her parents. But earlier this month Tory Johnson told a Commons committee hearing that she was in Iran to " train journalists ". The Foreign Office is to discuss whether granting her diplomatic protection "will have a positive impact".
  • Global CO2 emissions rising again after three-year hiatus: Research

    Global CO2 emissions rising again after three-year hiatus: Research

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    The projected 2% increase in carbon dioxide emissions comes from growth in China's smokestack industries and jeopardises the Paris climate agreement goals, say experts. "This is a window into the future". "This year we have seen how climate change can amplify the impacts of hurricanes with stronger downpours of rain, higher sea levels and warmer ocean conditions favouring more powerful storms".
  • Officer shot in West Baltimore

    Officer shot in West Baltimore

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    Reports say the officer was off-duty at the time of the shooting. The detective was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was on life support in the intensive care unit, police and hospital officials said Wednesday night.
  • North Korea focus for Trump, PM, Abe talks

    North Korea focus for Trump, PM, Abe talks

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    Duterte had has his fourth bilateral talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Manila . This concern is the reason he had conducted three meetings with President Duterte in just a span of one year in a bid to deepen the "collaboration" between the two countries, he added.
  • Vetr Inc. Downgrades Bank of America Corporation (BAC) to Sell

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    The stock rose 1.96% or $0.51 reaching $26.75. About 69.39 million shares traded or 10.90% up from the average. Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) has risen 58.64% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. Regent Inv Management Limited Liability Company invested in 5,769 shares. Ameritas Partners has invested 0.45% in Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC). Laboratory Corp America Holdings now has $15.36B valuation.
  • Repealing the Obamacare Individual Mandate Could Complicate Tax Reform. Here's How

    Repealing the Obamacare Individual Mandate Could Complicate Tax Reform. Here's How

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    On Tuesday, Senate leaders rallied behind a measure to kill the mandate - the part of Obamacare that requires people to have health care coverage or pay a penalty. The mandate repeal is a promise we all made and we should keep. It also allows an additional $300 billion+ in tax cuts. Word about the Senate consideration of the change led a conservative group in the House to call for it to be added to the House version of the tax bill before a vote Thursday.
  • Time for Asean, India to fight terrorism together: Modi

    Time for Asean, India to fight terrorism together: Modi

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    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Indian counterpart Narendra Modi agreed here Tuesday to jointly pursue a free and open Indo-Pacific region as well as address the North Korea issue. Ms Saran further said Mr Modi also mentioned the importance of the Indian diaspora's presence in New Zealand and the importance of greater collaboration especially the need for New Zealand becoming an "important destination" for Bollywood - film shooting.
  • Russia, EAEU Interested in Broad Cooperation With ASEAN - Russian Prime Minister

    Russia, EAEU Interested in Broad Cooperation With ASEAN - Russian Prime Minister

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    A business-to-business agreement between Filipino company Global Ferronickels Holdings, Inc. and Russian company V Holding LLC was also signed in the presence of Duterte and Medvedev . "Whether it is true or not, we will find out but I will see to it that they are treated fairly, [that] no additional stress on their person will happen", Duterte added.Duterte's war on drugs is the centerpiece of his administration.
  • Another package for Balochistan

    Another package for Balochistan

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    Successive governments remained focused on development and mainstreaming of Balochistan and announced packages that were implemented with varying degrees of success. The Prime Minister stated that sacrifices rendered by all law enforcement agencies' personnel are un-matchable for bringing peace in Balochistan. The meeting also offered prayers for the martyrs of a terrorist incident that occurred recently in Quetta.
  • Over 50 injured in rare 5.4-magnitude natural disaster in southeastern Korea

    Over 50 injured in rare 5.4-magnitude natural disaster in southeastern Korea

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    As of 10:45 p.m. 31 aftershocks with magnitudes ranging from 2.4 to 4.3 followed. Meanwhile, the magnitude 5.4 quake hit the northern Pohang at around 2:29p.m. "We urge the early execution of state recovery funds to help speed-up restoration efforts". Operations at nuclear reactors were not affected, the state-run nuclear operator Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co.