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Trump Asked Xi's Help in Case of Detained US Basketball Players

President Donald Trump asked China's president, Xi Jinping , for his help in resolving the case of three UCLA basketball players that were arrested for shoplifting while overseas before the team's season opener last week, reports the Washington Post . [Full Article...]

Trump calls for major last-minute changes to GOP tax plans

Trump calls for major last-minute changes to GOP tax plans President Donald Trump just added complications to the Republican tax-reform debate. The House version of the tax reform bill preserves a $10,000 deduction for state and local property taxes, while the Senate bill preserves no deductions. [Full Article...]

Morocco and Tunisia qualify for 'Arab-flavoured' football World Cup

Morocco and Tunisia qualify for 'Arab-flavoured' football World Cup Morocco is back in the spotlight of world soccer following the qualification of the country's national team to the 2018 World Cup , scheduled to take place next summer in Russian Federation. Despite needing only a point to qualify, the Atlas Lions weren't prepared to sit on a slender lead and doubled their advantage five minutes later when former Bayern Munich center back Medhi Benatia turned i... [Full Article...]

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea Duterte, however, said the Chinese leader would not back down on Beijing's territorial claim and justified his decision not to immediately demand Chinese compliance with a ruling by a United Nations -linked tribunal that invalidated China's sweeping claims in the South China Sea on historical grounds. [Full Article...]

European Union member states sign declaration of intent for increasing defense cooperation

European Union member states sign declaration of intent for increasing defense cooperation European Union officials insist this is not just bureaucratic co-operation, but real investment that will help develop Europe's defence industry and spur research and development in military capabilities that the bloc needs most. The agreement also commits countries to "regularly increasing defense budgets in real terms" as well as devoting 20 percent of defense spending to procurement and two pe... [Full Article...]

Bangladeshi students in the USA for higher education

Bangladeshi students in the USA for higher education The number of American students studying in India dropped from 4,438 to 4,181 with India ranking 15. In 2016-2017, as many as 7,143 students from Bangladesh were studying in the U.S., registering a almost 10% growth from the previous year, a United States report said on Monday. [Full Article...]

M condemns Alwar lynching, wants action against cow vigilantes

M condemns Alwar lynching, wants action against cow vigilantes They said they were investigating Mr Khan's murder alongside a complaint of "cow smuggling" lodged against the three men. Ummar Khan's bullet-ridden body was found on railway tracks on Friday evening. The Supreme Court in September directed all state governments to appoint a senior police officer as a nodal officer in each district to ensure that incidents of cow vigilantism are prevented an... [Full Article...]

Trump taps former pharmaceutical industry executive to lead HHS

Price resigned in September after reports that he incurred $1 million on costs using government-owned jets for travel. Azar previously served as HHS general counsel and deputy secretary for President George W. Azar, 50, a lawyer by training, has spent the last 10 years with pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly, rising to president of its key US affiliate before leaving in January to start his own co... [Full Article...]

Cross-border terror attack from Afghanistan kills two Pak soldiers

Cross-border terror attack from Afghanistan kills two Pak soldiers Two security personnel were killed and four others were injured when suspected terrorists from across the border in Kunar province of Afghanistan attacked a security check post in Mamond tehisl, along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border area, officials said. [Full Article...]

Party Causes Apartment Floor To Collapse In Denton

Party Causes Apartment Floor To Collapse In Denton It could've been life or death for Carley Carroll, who lives in that second floor apartment below the party. Damage visible from the outside after the floor collapsed at a North Texas apartment complex during a party. "People gotta grab their wallets, keys, back packs because we have school tomorrow", said Trent Blackburn. Moments before the collapse, two of the tenants drove to the police depar... [Full Article...]

Odd-even: AAP govt moves NGT seeking modification of its order

Odd-even: AAP govt moves NGT seeking modification of its order The green panel banned all exemptions granted under the Odd-Even scheme including two-wheelers, government officials and women drivers. "In light of the two conditions by NGT on two-wheelers and women, at the moment we are calling it off". [Full Article...]

Livery cab driver hit with hockey stick before death

Livery cab driver hit with hockey stick before death Authorities said Tolk got into a fight with a pedestrian in his 30s, and Tolk was hit in the head with the hockey stick. Police said Kosugi approached Tolk's Toyota Camry and banged on the hood with his hockey stick. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy will determine if Tolk died from injuries suffered in the beating or the crash. [Full Article...]

Xi calls on Seoul to resume North Korea talks

Xi calls on Seoul to resume North Korea talks The key to understanding the deal lies with Foreign Affairs Minister Kang Kyung-wha's answer to a lawmaker's question at a parliamentary hearing the previous day. South Korea attaches importance to China's concern on the THAAD issue, and has no intention to harm China's interests of strategic security, he said. [Full Article...]

Seoul: N Koreans fire at soldier trying to defect to South

Seoul: N Koreans fire at soldier trying to defect to South Monday. Meanwhile, North Korea's foreign ministry spokesperson, on Saturday, said in Pyongyang that Trump's current trip to "our surrounding region" is a warmonger's visit for confrontation to rid the DPRK of its self defensive nuclear deterrence. [Full Article...]

Labour tables urgent question over Briton jailed in Iran, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Labour tables urgent question over Briton jailed in Iran, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe They said she had been given a mammogram by the prison's gynaecologist, which gave an inconclusive result. On Sunday both Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan called on May to fire Johnson - who has been under increasing pressure since Iranian state TV claimed that his statements on the plight of the British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Tehran on charges of espionage confi... [Full Article...]

Duterte, Trump face to face for the first time

Duterte, Trump face to face for the first time But Duterte has defended his anti-narcotics campaign, often with profanity-laden tirades against critics, while slamming other, mostly western, countries he says have worse human rights records than he does. "I know that I'd have an interesting time with him", he said in a media interview. In 2015, he told the Philippines edition of Esquire magazine that during a "tumultuous fight in the beach" wh... [Full Article...]

Trump insults 'short and fat' (and nuclear-armed) Kim Jong Un

Trump insults 'short and fat' (and nuclear-armed) Kim Jong Un Confused as to how the two of them weren't friends (?) he continued: "Oh well, I try so hard to be his friend - and maybe someday that will happen!" "What the president is trying to do right now is recognize that the gravest threat that America faces is North Korea developing nuclear weapons". [Full Article...]

Eight Year Old Girl Dies After Drag Racing Accident

Eight Year Old Girl Dies After Drag Racing Accident The page shows Anita with a 210CC purple dragster called "Pony Power" emblazoned with the My Little Pony character Rainbow Dash, while her older sister Zara has a blue-streaked dragster named "Night Fury". In that class, they can reach speeds of 96 kilometres per hour during a race. The siblings were among 26 entrants for the Goldenstates Junior Dragster event. [Full Article...]

Stabbing reported at Mall of America Sunday night

Stabbing reported at Mall of America Sunday night A statement from Bloomington police said: "A subject is in custody after a stabbing at Macy's". Bloomington police chief Jeff Potts said the incident began with an interrupted theft. Police said their injuries were non life-threatening. "We saw the man walking through before, talking to himself, really really loudly talking to himself", she said. [Full Article...]

Iran rejects Macron call for talks on Iranian missiles

Iran rejects Macron call for talks on Iranian missiles He raised the prospect of possible sanctions with regard to those activities. The comments come in response to French President Emmanuel Macron, who said that there is a need to start negotiations regarding Iran's ballistic missiles. The deal between Tehran and six world powers including France, Russia, the US, China, Germany, and the United Kingdom involves the removal of sanctions in excha... [Full Article...]


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