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World European Union calls eggs talks as scandal spreads to Asia
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Goods sold in Hong Kong are also understood to have been affected. Eggs or egg products from those producers have reached Austria, Britain, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia and Sweden, as well as Switzerland and Hong Kong outside the EU.

World Trump to request possible probe of China trade practices
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They were not authorized to publicly discuss the private call and spoke on condition of anonymity. Many U.S. businesses must create joint ventures with Chinese companies and turn over valuable technology assets, a practice that Washington says stifles U.S.

World Congress Considers US Options When Dealing With North Korea
Author: 0 Congress Considers US Options When Dealing With North Korea

But, as we wrote , Trump's "first order" was not about nuclear weapons, and the modernization plans now underway were started during the Obama administration. The global stockpile of nuclear weapons. Still, Tillerson stressed that Trump's loud mouth is not the way out of this catastrophe. Asked about administration outreach on North Korea, an aide to House Speaker Paul Ryan, a member of the Gang of Eight, said: "We are briefed and updated regularly from all relevant departments ...

World US, North Korea have engaged in backchannel diplomacy
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In the President's words they are behind us "1000 percent."As the head of the Government of Guam, I appreciate their reassurances that my family, my friends, everyone on this island, are all safe". The president called the United States military "incredible, "rock solid" and "the best in the world by a factor of five". North Korea says its Hwasong-12 missiles would take just 1,065 seconds to complete their 3,356km flight over Japan before splashing down in waters off the coast of Guam.

World What is the reach of North Korea's missiles?
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The US fears North Korea may one day use its missiles to deliver a nuclear payload to its west coast. Speaking at a regional security forum in Manila on Monday, Wang said the new resolution showed China and the global community's opposition to North Korea's continued missile tests, the foreign ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

World China sets conditions for start of talks on sea feud code
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Before Tillerson's trip, the US had said he had no plans to interact with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho. The forum was closed to the press, so it could not be determined whether the speech was actually delivered as prepared and labeled on a six-page copy given to reporters.

World No vehicle insurance renewal without PUC
Author: 0 No vehicle insurance renewal without PUC

The order was issued following the hearing of a PIL filed by environmentalist M C Mehta, way back in 1985, which dealt with various aspects of pollution. There is one small inconsistency here though, considering that insurance covers last for a year while PUC certificates last 6 months, which means that there is no added pressure for PUC defaulters to get their Pollution certificate in order on time.

World CNN's Zakaria: Trump North Korea Threats 'The Art of the Bluff'
Author: 0 CNN's Zakaria: Trump North Korea Threats 'The Art of the Bluff'

Tens of thousands of people packed the main square of Pyongyang for a mass rally orchestrated by the North Korean regime. The re-entry piece, the targeting piece - there are still unknowns as far as North Korea's ability. A defiant rebuke by North Korea in a statement calling President Trump's recent comments "a load of nonsense", saying the President is "a guy bereft of reason and only absolute force can work on him".

World US Investment Banker Arrested After London Woman Shoved In Front Of Bus
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Eric Bellquist , 41, a partner at the Mayfair private equity firm Hutton Collins, was arrested on Thursday and released under investigation. This statement is issued in relation to our client Mr Eric Bellquist , who was arrested yesterday in relation to an assault that took place between a male jogger and a female pedestrian on 5 May 2017 on Putney Bridge , London .

World N.Korea Details Plans to Attack Guam
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The missiles flew on a trajectory high into space before returning to Earth. The US military has a large presence here - its bases cover nearly a third of the island's land area - and prepares for worst-case scenarios like this. "We consider the U.S.no more than a lump which we can beat to a jelly any time", the Korean Central News Agency said, quoting Institute of International Studies researcher Kang Kum Chol.

World Stocks plunge amid growing North Korean-US tensions, gold continues rise
Author: 0 Stocks plunge amid growing North Korean-US tensions, gold continues rise

The strength on Wall Street is partly due to bargain hunting, with traders picking up stocks at reduced levels following the pullback seen over the past few sessions. Britain's FTSE 100 edged up 0.1%. Orders fell 4.7 percent from the previous quarter in April-June, suggesting demand is weaker than expected, though economists say the outlook for coming months is more upbeat.

World TSX hits 1-month low on risk aversion, lower oil prices
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Core prices had also been expected to climb by 0.2 percent. "What's happened in North Korea is enough to do that". Despite the drop, analysts said the market seemed to be a bit skeptical that the North Korea situation would grow into a major crisis, noting that the losses were still not that deep.

World PH backs US Navy presence in disputed maritime area
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A United States defense official said the plan was for the destroyer to sail within 6 nautical miles of Mischief Reef, one of the artificial islands built by China in the Spratlys. Missile systems and other defence infrastructure are believed to have also been installed on the islands, which the US and China's neighbours fear could be used to project Chinese power into the area and potentially obstruct freedom of navigation .

World Welcome boost from China to global pressure on North Korea
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The Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions on North Korea on Saturday. The U.S. -led resolution calls for a ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood, depriving the communist regime of a third of its annual export revenue.

World At Least 16 Civilians Killed by Mortar Shell in Afghanistan
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But Bob Purtiman, a spokesman for the American military in Afghanistan , dismissed the official assertions. The United States on Saturday vehemently denied claims by Afghan officials that it had killed several civilians in an air strike in volatile eastern Afghanistan.

Author: 0 A snapshot of Guam before US-North Korea conflict and now

Tensions have soared in recent months with US President Donald Trump this week warning of " fire and fury " against Pyongyang, which threatened missile strikes near the US territory of Guam. However, Guamanians are still not allowed to vote in the US presidential election. He did not elaborate on Guam's defences but the island houses two USA military installations, and is also armed with a sophisticated weapons system known as THAAD, which can destroy short, medium and intermediate-range ...

World What Does the US Military Do on the Island of Guam?
Author: 0 What Does the US Military Do on the Island of Guam?

If North Korea were to launch a missile at Guam, it would take just 14 minutes to make landfall, giving civilians little time to seek shelter from the blast. File photo by U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Photo by Robert Hicks/Handout via REUTERS . Carl Peterson, president of Money Resources Inc., serves on the Guam Chamber of Commerce's Armed Forces Committee, expressed confidence in the USA military's defense capabilities.

World Mattis: US Prefers Diplomatic Approach
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Mattis did not comment directly on the President's remarks. North Korea says it will "keep closely watching the speech and behavior of the U.S". And while Mattis warned on Wednesday that North Korea would be "grossly overmatched" by the US and its allies if a military conflict were to break out, some senior administration officials have provided a counterpoint to the President's more inflammatory rhetoric.

World Stocks Regain Ground But Still Close Lower For The Week
Author: 0 Stocks Regain Ground But Still Close Lower For The Week

The Nasdaq Composite Index plunged 2.1% to 6216.87 and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index dropped 1.45% to 2438.21. Simmering tensions between the U.S. The Fed, which raised its key interest rate in March and June, has signaled it plans a third rate hike before the end of this year. "If the data continues to come in on the softer side, the market might start to price the Fed staying on hold this year", said Sireen Harajli, FX strategist at Mizuho in NY.

World Police payout to rapist 'way over the line' - former child protection chief
Author: 0 Police payout to rapist 'way over the line' - former child protection chief

Over the course of four trials that have run over more than two years, 20 young women gave evidence covering a period from 2011 to 2014. Those convicted today were mostly British-born and from a variety of backgrounds. Northumbria Police said in a statement it had been "open and transparent" in its response to Operation Sanctuary and the use of XY, but it "wouldn't be appropriate" to comment on individuals' opinions.

World Tears expected to flow at Justine Damond memorial
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The sound of two didgeridoos being played next to the Australian flag highlighted Ruszczyk's heritage. The memorial finished with a walk in silence around Lake Harriet. Don Damond spoke Friday night at the memorial at a stage at Lake Harriet in southwest Minneapolis. Her friends have said the concern Ruszczyk showed that night for a possible assault victim was characteristic of her caring nature.

World Olympics could open North Korea -- Rex Tilley
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Bets on a statue of Trump being erected in North Korea this year can now be made on odds of 66/1, while the likelihood of Jong-un staying on as North Korean leader beyond 2031 has been put at 4/7. "I will tell you this, if North Korea does anything in terms of even thinking about attack of anybody that we love or we represent or our allies or us they can be very, very nervous", he said.

World Duke Energy Corp (DUK) Position Maintained by Capital Wealth Planning LLC
Author: 0 Duke Energy Corp (DUK) Position Maintained by Capital Wealth Planning LLC

Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) has risen 8.31% since August 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.11% the S&P500. Bessemer Inc reported 384 shares stake. Mirae Asset Invests Ltd owns 36,398 shares. Carroll Finance Incorporated holds 0.01% or 2,057 shares. Brinker Capital Incorporated invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK).