• North Korea tensions drag down stocks but boost gold
North Korea tensions drag down stocks but boost gold

Though Hanke said he did expect a sustained sell-off in riskier Asian assets, he added "safe assets, as a class, are probably underpriced at present". North Korea made a similar threat a few years ago. Traders said hedge funds had cut leveraged bets against the franc, prompted in part by worries about increased U.S.

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  • New US penalties against 8 more people over Venezuela crisis
New US penalties against 8 more people over Venezuela crisis

On Wednesday, the U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned seven current and former Venezuelan officials for participating in the Constituent Assembly, as well as another individual "who has participated in actions or policies that undermine democratic processes or institutions in Venezuela ".

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  • Toyota, Mazda consider joint assembly plant in Iowa
Toyota, Mazda consider joint assembly plant in Iowa

But The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday said the Palmetto States is among those in the running for the plant that would employ up to 4,000 workers and build about 300,000 cars per year. The plant will need more than 1,000 acres of space, as a second assembly line has been added to the projected plant. Until the scheduled start of the joint ven...

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  • Kenyans Stockpile Food Ahead Of Vote
Kenyans Stockpile Food Ahead Of Vote

Kenya's election commission on Wednesday said its computer and vote-tallying databases were not compromised at any point during Tuesday's vote, dismissing claims of hacking and vote fraud. "The exercise is very slow, but I am happy with the service I got", said Nyakundi, who owns a carpentry business in Nairobi . Hussein Ibrahim, a father of e...

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  • Investors move to safe havens as USA and North Korea trade threats
Investors move to safe havens as USA and North Korea trade threats

In 2013, state media cited leader Kim Jong Un as having ordered his military to prepare plans on launching strikes on US military bases in Guam , Hawaii and South Korea as well as the American mainland. Emerging market stocks lost 0.89 percent. The market slide accelerated slightly in the last half-hour of trading as Trump denounced North Korea's...

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  • Chicagoans respond to Trump, North Korea remarks
Chicagoans respond to Trump, North Korea remarks

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he doesn't believe there is "any imminent threat" from North Korea, including to the USA territory of Guam. Tillerson says Trump wanted to make clear to North Korea that the USA has the "unquestionable ability to defend itself" and will protect itself and its allies.

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  • Russian jet buzzes Trump golf club's restricted skies in Bedminster, reports say
Russian jet buzzes Trump golf club's restricted skies in Bedminster, reports say

The Russian Air Force Tupolev Tu-154 made its flight on Wednesday as part of the Treaty on Open Skies, which allows military aircraft from the US, Russia and 32 other nations to engage in aerial observation flights on each others' territories, in a move which is aimed at promoting transparency.

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  • Nuove sanzioni alla Corea del Nord:
Nuove sanzioni alla Corea del Nord: "Pyongyang minaccia globale"

Lo riferisce la Fox , che spiega come il dispiegamento dei missili, il primo dal 2014 a questa parte, sia stato individuato "dai satelliti spia americani". La minaccia nordcoreana preoccupa in particolar modo il Giappone. Il enatore repubblicano John McCain ha apertamento contestato le parole, o meglio le minacce del presidente Donald Trump...

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  • Republicans had 8 years to work on health plan
Republicans had 8 years to work on health plan

If Trump's plan works out before the end of the year, and the Affordable Healthcare Act is repealed, millions of people could end up without healthcare . "Our new president has not been in this line of work before, and I think had excessive expectations about how quickly things happen in the Democratic process".

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  • Pinoys in Guam worry about NoKor's threat
Pinoys in Guam worry about NoKor's threat

Guam is not in danger of a missile attack from North Korea, officials said Wednesday, as the island's defense systems would neutralize Pyongyang's projectiles. Guam Governor Eddie Calvo also released a statement ahead of a scheduled press conference this afternoon. "This is American sovereign soil...there are over 200,000 American citizens", Ca...

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  • Indigenous rights still face challenges decade after United Nations declaration: UN experts
Indigenous rights still face challenges decade after United Nations declaration: UN experts

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada recommended that all levels of government use the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as a framework for reconciliation. Today, we acknowledge this unacceptable past, and we commit to build a world where the rights of Indigenous Peoples are respected. "As Ontario celeb...

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  • State Department says it agrees with Trump's fiery threat to North Korea
State Department says it agrees with Trump's fiery threat to North Korea

Trump should not send a message that is "bomb-bastic", Cohen said , adding, "that kind of language is not going to intimidate the North Koreans", Cohen added. But so far, at least, it does not seem as if North Korea is about to attack. It is an ambition decades in the making. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.), and the lone vote aga...

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  • U.S. capital metro system sued for refusing
U.S. capital metro system sued for refusing "political" ads

One of the advertisers in the suit is the publisher of risky, the latest book from Milo Yiannopoulos , a former Breitbart editor and online troll who made a name for himself by bullying actress Leslie Jones and espousing the Islamophoblic policies of Donald Trump; Yiannopoulos has faded from public view after he was caught defending pedophil...

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  • US, Japan conduct air exercises near Korean peninsula
US, Japan conduct air exercises near Korean peninsula

North Korea's declarations come after US President Trump threatened North Korean threats would be met with " fire and fury ". A Korean People's Army spokesman said in a statement carried by state-run KCNA news agency the plan would be put into practise at any moment once leader Kim Jong-Un makes a decision.

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  • Almost 60000 evacuated after China quake kills 19
Almost 60000 evacuated after China quake kills 19

Other orange-suited rescuers were shown using detectors to search for survivors in the dark of night, carrying a girl to safety and leading other people along a rubble-strewn road. Around 6am, the first emergency rescue flight, carrying a team of almost 100, arrived at the Jiuzhai-Huanglong Airport, the transport hub for relief work.

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  • Rev. Jeffress: Bible Gives Trump 'Moral Authority' to Remove Kim Jong
Rev. Jeffress: Bible Gives Trump 'Moral Authority' to Remove Kim Jong

The US President has been granted the moral authority by the God to "take out" North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, a leading pastor has said. With concern growing in recent days about the dictatorial North Korean regime's nuclear capabilities, Trump has promised to respond to any strike with "fire and fury like the world has never seen".

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  • Power-hungry BJP exposed in RS polls
Power-hungry BJP exposed in RS polls

Balwantsinh Rajput , former Chief whip of Congress in the Gujarat Assembly , secured 38 votes against Patel's 44. Mr. Goyal said the validity of votes could not be questioned now, demanding declaration of results after the counting of votes .

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  • Jacksonville Jaguars OT Branden Albert reportedly ending brief retirement
Jacksonville Jaguars OT Branden Albert reportedly ending brief retirement

Albert wants to play again, but it's up to the Jaguars if it will be with them. Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app . Albert, 32, was expected to compete with rookie Cam Robinson for the team's starting left tackle role in training camp. He also is subject to fines of up to $40,000 per day for the time he was n...

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  • CoA meeting: Sreesanth verdict, Ranji Trophy players' salary discussed
CoA meeting: Sreesanth verdict, Ranji Trophy players' salary discussed

The BCCI will award INR 15 lakh each to the members of the men's and women's senior selection committees for having selected "good teams". "The matter (Olympics participation) is still being discussed and it will go to the general body", COA member Diana Edulji told mediapersons today.

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  • Trump Disputes 'Fake News' on White House Performance at 200-Day Mark
Trump Disputes 'Fake News' on White House Performance at 200-Day Mark

Trump's approvals on a range of issues were underwater in the new CNN poll, including health care and foreign affairs. "A majority (55%) say he has lowered the stature of the office of the president ". Just 50 percent still think he's an effective manager, a 10-point drop since February. Another of the biggest declines was among high schoo...

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