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Asean, China approve framework for code of conduct

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Beijing wants the disputes to be resolved through one-on-one negotiations. "The best signal that North Korea can give us that they are prepared to talk would be to stop these missile launches", said Tillerson, adding that "other means of communications" were open to Pyongyang. Read More »

Are China and India Headed to War?

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From Thursday to Friday, two ministries and four institutions, including the Chinese foreign ministry, the defense ministry, the Chinese Embassy in India and the People's Daily, released statements or commentary on the military standoff between China and India in Doklam, Tibet Autonomous Region. Read More »

North Korea top of agenda at ASEAN meeting

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The idea is to draw up an outline of the rules and responsibilities for the countries to prevent clashes from erupting in the contested waters. Bolivar said the Philippines prefers a legally binding code of conduct but the consensus in ASEAN is that at the very least, the code that is still to be negotiated should be substantive and effective. Read More »

Faraday Future Leases A New Production Site In California

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Faraday said Monday it signed a lease on a 1 million-square-foot (93,000 square meters) factory in Hanford, California, about 200 miles (320 kilometers) north of its Los Angeles headquarters. On August 5, over 300 Faraday Future employees and supporters voluntarily drove to the new site and began the process of clean up. LeEco's founder and then-CEO was Faraday's largest investor , and sources within both organizations reportedly saw the auto maker's employees working at LeEco's offices. Read More »

Dow ends at ninth straight record, S&P 500 also hits all-time high

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Stocks moved modestly higher during trading on Monday, adding to the slim gains posted last Friday. The S&P 500 Index (SPX - 2,480.91) gained 4.1 points, or 0.2%. The modest strength on Wall Street came after a closely watched Labor Department report showed employment in the US jumped by much more than anticipated in the month of July. Read More »

Bolster defenses to keep Asian carp out of Lake Michigan

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The Army Corps next collects public comments for 45 days and then begins a feasibility study, followed by reviews by the agency and state and a Chief of Engineers report, expected by August 2019. How do you keep voracious Asian Carp from getting into the Great Lakes and destroying native fisheries? The leading edge of the Asian carp population is about six miles downstream from the Brandon Road Lock - and about 47 miles from Lake Michigan. Read More »

Gas prices rise 8 cents per gallon in Rhode Island

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DE drivers are paying 17 cents more at the pump than they were six weeks ago, and 37 more than this time a year ago. The current price of gas in Virginia is $2.15, which is six cents more than last week, 13 cents more than last month, and 24 cents more than past year. Read More »

Northwestern professor accused in Chicago killing due in California court

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Wyndham Lathem and Oxford University financial officer, Andrew Warren, were sought in a cross-country chase on first-degree murder charges in the death of Trenton James Cornell-Duranleau. His body was found July 27 in an apartment near downtown Chicago . The pair of suspects was spotted on surveillance video leaving the property after the incident, authorities said. Read More »

Arsenal claim 14th Community Shield with penalty shootout victory [GALLERY]

Under the " ABBA " penalty shoot-out trial, Arsenal won 4-1, as Blues goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and record signing Alvaro Morata missed from 12 yards. "Don't forget today Arsenal didn't play with many players, strong players". From that set piece, Sead Kolasinac made a ideal header after Granit Xhaka sent the ball into the goalkeeper area. Read More »

Sneijder deal with Nice

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In recent years Nice have signed a series of high-profile names, including Italy striker Mario Balotelli . The 33-year-old departed Turkish side Galatasaray after a four-year stint at the end of June when his contract expired and he has been on the lookout for a new club since. Read More »

United Technologies exploring acquisition of Rockwell Collins

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Bloomberg News reported earlier on Friday that United Technologies was "weighing" a potential acquisition of Rockwell Collins, but said it was unclear whether the two companies were now in talks. This buyback authorization allows the aerospace company to reacquire up to 1.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. Read More »

Tesco to stop selling 5p bags altogether

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The new bags will be made of 94% recycled plastic and can be exchanged for a new one if damaged. Tesco also revealed today that it will be removing single-use wine carriers and lowering the price of its "Carry me bottle bag" from £1 to 40p. Read More »

ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meet in Philippines

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (6th L) attends the signing ceremony of the amended version of the Memorandum of Understanding on Establishing China-ASEAN Center in Manila , the Philippines , Aug. The framework seeks to advance a 2002 Declaration of Conduct (DOC) of Parties in the South China Sea, which has mostly been ignored by claimant states, particularly China, which has built seven manmade islands in disputed waters, three of which are equipped with runways, surface-to-air missiles ... Read More »

House prices show slowest growth for four years

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The average price per m2 across Britain has increased by 236 per cent over the past 20 years, from £672 in 1997 to £2,260 in 2017. "However, a continued low mortgage rate environment, combined with an ongoing shortage of properties for sale, should help continue to support house prices over the coming months". Read More »

Staffline Group Plc (STAF) Given "Buy" Rating at FinnCap

Therefore 100% are positive. Just Group had 7 analyst reports since May 18, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. (The) reaffirmed a "neutral" rating and set a GBX 457 ($6.03) price target on shares of Meggitt plc in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. Read More »

Tyson Foods' sales, profit beat on higher export demand

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Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB boosted its position in Tyson Foods by 3.9% in the second quarter. Washington Trust Bank now owns 2,240 shares of the company's stock valued at $140,000 after buying an additional 840 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Italy busts Sicilian volunteers who faked and started fires for cash

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The volunteers would allegedly then ring the emergency services to report the blaze, or get accomplices to do so, so they would be called out to work at around 10 euros an hour. Other times, the suspects allegedly set fire to rubbish containers or land in the countryside. Most of the team were under investigation for fraud, with several also suspected of arson, Ansa said. Read More »

Softbank shows interest in Uber and Lyft investment

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It's the clearest indication yet that Son is serious about putting cash on the table. Softbank already holds a stake in Lyft, along with a number of its rivals including India's Ola, Brazil's 99, Southeast Asia's Grab and China's Didi Chuxing . Read More »

De Blasio wants richest New Yorkers to pay for subway repairs

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On Monday, de Blasio will announce what the New York Times refers to as a "millionaires tax" to help fix the deteriorating system, which is plagued by delays, mechanical issues, and even derailments, the AP reports. "We can not ask New Yorkers to wait one year to start repairs". The state picked up the tab, but it was never meant to be permanent, he said. The Metropolitan Transit Authority is run by the state, not the city. Read More »

Patient died after Haryana BJP leader blocked ambulance, says family

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The incident took place when the ambulance with a patient in the critical state slightly dented the auto of the local BJP man. A Bharatiya Janata Party leader from Haryana, Darshan Nagpal, allegedly stopped an ambulance in Fatehabad on Saturday after it hit his vehicle, causing the patient inside to die, ANI reported on Monday. Read More »

Bairstow out for 99 in Sth Africa 4th Test

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But just as the players were walking back on for the start of South Africa's second innings, rain lashed down on Old Trafford and stopped play before a ball had been bowled in the Proteas' chase. His bruising cameo, in company with Bairstow, Roland-Jones and latterly Stuart Broad , stretched England's lead from 260 by 90 runs of which he scored 66. Read More »

Waterloo station: Commuters hit by engineering upgrade work

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Network Rail chief executive Mark Carne has previously admitted he is "worried there will be challenging days" and accepted that "there are going to be days when the service is very hard for people". First Group and Hong Kong-based MTR will take over the South West Trains franchise from Stagecoach on August 20. "They need to know when the work is being done, what it means to them and their journey, and they should be appropriately compensated". Read More »

Sensex Ends 52 Points Lower; Midcap, Smallcap Stocks Shine

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Intra-day, it hovered between 10,088.10 and 10,046.35. Software exporters witnessed selling pressure as weakness in the dollar against the rupee, which traded at two-year highs, stoked fears of a revenue hit, brokers said. The BSE Midcap and BSE Smallcap indices closed 1.05 and 1.14 per cent higher respectively outperforming the Sensex and Nifty. In investments, provisional data with the exchanges showed that foreign institutional investors (FIIs) sold scrips worth Rs 199.21 crore, ... Read More »

IPhone Maker Foxconn Plans Multibillion-Dollar Michigan Facility

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Foxconn CEO Terry Gou met Saturday with Gov. Rick Snyder during the governor's trade mission to China to discuss the company's potential investment in Michigan, China Daily reported Saturday . market could swell to US$30 billion. Foxconn officials visited MI at least three times and have looked at several sites, including one in Lyon Township that totals 515-acres and is owned by construction giant Walbridge-Aldinger. Read More »

Brooks Automation, Inc. (BRKS) Downgraded by ValuEngine to "Hold"

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Evercore upgraded the shares of ETFC in report on Wednesday, September 9 to "Buy" rating . (NASDAQ: BRKS ) in a research report released on Thursday. 01/03/2017 - Brooks Automation, Inc. was downgraded to " by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. 68,640 are owned by D E Shaw. Since February 9, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $1.25 million activity. Read More »

Fines to enforce your right to be forgotten online

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This would follow Germany's lead, after the German Federal Parliament in April of this year passed a new German Data Protection Act that adapted current data protection laws to cover derogations from the GDPR's provisions. The Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said she was pleased the Government had recognised the "importance of data protection". For any further copies requested, the controller may charge a "reasonable fee" based on administrative costs. Read More »

SC seeks session on abandoned nuclear sites

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With two new nuclear reactors billions of dollars over budget, years behind schedule and one being abandoned entirely, one would think that SCE&G would be reeling financially, far beyond even the dramatic stock dip its parent company SCANA suffered last Friday. Read More »

Asean and China adopt CoC framework

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The three-step initiative towards realizing an effective COC in the disputed waters was proposed by China during the ASEAN-China Ministerial Meeting held here on Sunday. Speaking about the economic sanctions announced by the UN Security Council, Tillerson said: "We hope again that this ultimately will result in North Korea coming to the conclusion to choose a different pathway, and when the conditions are right then we can sit and have a dialogue around the future of North Korea so that they ... Read More »

Beijing sets terms for talks on sea feud code

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The US and China piled new pressure on North Korea on Sunday to abandon its nuclear missile programme after the UN Security Council approved tough new sanctions which could cost Pyongyang $1 billion (Dh3.67bn) a year. North Korea's Ri did make any public statements in Manila . "It is not that easy, but it is the direction that we need to work together". He declined to say what Ri had told him. Read More »

Corrected: Dow cruises toward eighth straight record closing high

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The jobs gain could reinforce expectations for the Federal Reserve to raise the benchmark interest rate a third time this year, after it first begins to reduce its enormous bond holdings. In commodities, oil prices rose to higher ground, with USA crude futures gaining 51 cents, or 1%, to $49.54 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Read More »

Army issues ban on DJI, Chinese drone maker, over cyber risks

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The order came to light in a leaked military document. In mid-July, Israeli drone enthusiast Niv Stobenzki was arrested for deliberately flying a DJI Mavic Pro in the flight path of Sde Dov Airport in Tel Aviv. The memo says DJI drones are the most widely used by the Army among off-the-shelf equipment of that type. DJI products have not proliferated across the Army and onto the battlefield the way more tactical UAVs like Pumas or Switchblades have - both made by USA manufacturer ... Read More »

Germany seeks answers over tainted eggs

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Belgium has also opened a case on the EU Food Fraud Network asking assistance from the Netherlands. Two other German supermarket chains, Rewe and Penny, have stopped selling all Dutch eggs. "We hope that German consumers will start trusting and eating our eggs again, otherwise this disaster will be immeasurable", De Haan said in a telephone interview. Read More »

New Digital Currency Bitcoin Cash Splits Bitcoin into Two

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It was still an important development in the cryptocurrency sphere of finance that will have long lasting effects. After any fork , the behavior of the new coins that arise from the split will be hard to predict. They want the network to be able to handle transaction more efficiently as digital currencies rise in economic importance. Those who own bitcoin will continue to own the old version and also own the new bitcoin cash . Read More »