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World Amazon Bringing 2000 Jobs in Advertising, Fashion to NYC
Author: 0 Amazon Bringing 2000 Jobs in Advertising, Fashion to NYC

However, it also got a deal for $20 million in tax credits based on its performance for opening the facility in the city, reports New York Daily News . "Amazon's further expansion in NY is proof positive that our strong economic climate, diverse workforce and talent, are helping to attract top-notch companies from around the world", N.Y.

World Le Pen's right-hand man Florian Philippot quits France's National Front
Author: 0 Le Pen's right-hand man Florian Philippot quits France's National Front

I have never had the desire to do nothing, therefore, of course, I am quitting the National Front. Since its disappointing performance in both the May presidential and June parliamentary elections Mr Philippot said the FN was showing signs of taking "an absolutely terrifying backward slide" to its "old demons".

World South Africa likely to host Zimbabwe for four-day pink ball Test
Author: 0 South Africa likely to host Zimbabwe for four-day pink ball Test

With India's arrival delayed, CSA have invited Zimbabwe to participate in its traditional Boxing Day Test with the match proposed to be a day-night affair and be played out at St. But India and South Africa have agreed for a six-match one-day worldwide series, one more match than the originally planned five. They will play a two-day practice match in Paarl on December 30 and 31.

World N. Korea: We'll speed up nuclear plans if more sanctions imposed
Author: 0 N. Korea: We'll speed up nuclear plans if more sanctions imposed

Mattis noted that there are military options that would not put South Korea at grave risk, but declined to explain further. Moon Jae-in on Thursday voiced support for stronger sanctions in response to the North's recent weapons tests, but his tone was in stark contrast to US President Donald Trump's dark warning at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday that North Korea would be "totally destroyed" if it attacked.

World Japan PM Abe calls for global blockade of N. Korea
Author: 0 Japan PM Abe calls for global blockade of N. Korea

Abe went through a litany of two decades of failed dialogue with the DPRK, which during all that time used the talks as the best means for deception and buying time. The prime minister prodded countries to strictly implement the series of sanctions resolutions from the U.N. Security Council, including one adopted on September 11 that restricts the export of oil to North Korea.

World South Korea to Send Humanitarian Aid to North, Keeping Diplomatic Channels Open
Author: 0 South Korea to Send Humanitarian Aid to North, Keeping Diplomatic Channels Open

The South Korean president said at the United Nations General Assembly that South Korea and the worldwide community were ready to help North Korea if the country stands on the right side of history. "I hope North Korea will be able to choose a path of peace on one's own volition. It is never the intention of economic sanctions to hurt the most vulnerable in society".

World Seoul OKs $8m aid to North Korea
Author: 0 Seoul OKs $8m aid to North Korea

The ministry said that the worldwide community is sternly responding to North Korea's provocations, but also emphasizing the need to extend humanitarian assistance to North Koreans. "Today, we estimate that about 200,000 children are affected by acute malnutrition, heightening their risk of death and increasing rates of stunting", Hulshof said.

World FO says India involved in funding anti-state activities against Pakistan
Author: 0 FO says India involved in funding anti-state activities against Pakistan

Abbasi's visit to NY to attend the 72nd session of United Nations General Assembly comes at a time when tensions between USA and Pakistan are running high in the wake of Trump's Afghan and South Asia policy . "This perception that there are sanctuaries is absolutely not correct..." The process is yet to complete, but indications from different levels of government point towards an existing consensus that there is no other option, but to stay engaged with US.

World Pelosi says she understands, respects protesters
Author: 0 Pelosi says she understands, respects protesters

Democrats are not the resistance of Trump". "Coming together" is absolutely the last idea to animate Trump's White House. It could also serve as a road map for more achievements to come. That would settle a festering sore in American politics and hand the president a landmark bipartisan victory on an issue that has proved impervious to resolution since the turn of the century.

World EU's Guy Verhofstadt to make address in Dáil on Brexit
Author: 0 EU's Guy Verhofstadt to make address in Dáil on Brexit

Mr Verhofstadt will have an important role as European Union parliament coordinator as MEPs have a binding vote on the final Brexit deal. Speaking to the Press Association in Belfast, Mr Verhofstadt said a "unique solution" was needed to avoid a hard border .

World Myanmar police fire warning shots in Rakhine as mob attacks aid boat
Author: 0 Myanmar police fire warning shots in Rakhine as mob attacks aid boat

United Nations human rights investigators yesterday said they needed "full and unfettered" access to Myanmar to investigate a grave and ongoing crisis, but the government renewed its rejection of the probe. Much of the speech appeared meant to frame the crisis as a complex internal issue and contrasted the violence - which she depicted as isolated - with the government's ongoing development agenda, specifically its efforts to deliver "peace, stability, harmony and progress" to the nation as ...

World Israel intercepts Iranian-built drone on Syrian border
Author: 0 Israel intercepts Iranian-built drone on Syrian border

Manelis added that although Hezbollah regularly uses drones for intelligence missions, the decision to intercept this particular drone was taken because it came closer to Israeli territory than usual. In April , the IDF used a Patriot missile to intercept a Syrian drone that flew into Israeli airspace . -Gen. Tzvika Haimovitch, stated that UAVs are a big challenge due to their size, speed and low flying altitude.

World India vs Australia Match Prediction, Who Will Win 2nd ODI?
Author: 0 India vs Australia Match Prediction, Who Will Win 2nd ODI?

Australia captain Steve Smith and Travis Head propped up their team's chase with a 76-run stand for the third wicket after India seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar had dismissed openers Hilton Cartwright and David Warner cheaply. The Indian team were forced to cancel their training session today due to inclement weather as the Eden Gardens was under cover while the Australia used the indoor facility of the stadium.

World SEC says hackers profited from last year's data storage breach
Author: 0 SEC says hackers profited from last year's data storage breach

The SEC provided little information, so it's still unknown which companies may have been affected or if hackers made a profit. See, EDGAR is an automated system that processes forms and other paperwork submitted by companies. News of the incident comes after credit reporting agency Equifax earlier this month disclosed a breach that exposed the personal information of 143 million U.S.

World No justification for terrorism: Swaraj to SCO
Author: 0 No justification for terrorism: Swaraj to SCO

A press statement issued by the SCO after the meeting, held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, echoed India's thought. The Union Minister also batted for "combined efforts for reforms in International Monetary Fund and of the UN Security Council ".

World The University of Oklahoma's greatest president
Author: 0 The University of Oklahoma's greatest president

Before that he was a U.S. Senator, and in the 1970s, became the youngest governor in Oklahoma history at age 33. He deserves what he has - the unreserved respect of every Sooner. "He has been a wonderful partner to me and Oklahoma State", Hargis wrote. In a written statement, Oklahoma State University president Burns Hargis congratulated Boren on his career.

World Police in Oklahoma City fatally shoot man who was holding a stick
Author: 0 Police in Oklahoma City fatally shoot man who was holding a stick

Bo Mathews said at a news conference. "They very well could not have heard everybody yelling around them". Mathews did not know if anyone was injured in the crash, but said the vehicle hadn't struck any people. Lt. Matthew Lindsey went to the address where the fleeing vehicle had reportedly gone, and he encountered Sanchez on the porch. It wasn't a person that he struck.

World Pakistan, Iran agree to find resolution to Afghan conflict
Author: 0 Pakistan, Iran agree to find resolution to Afghan conflict

The Vice President reiterated President Trump's belief that "Pakistan has much to gain from partnering with our effort" in the region. Pakistan and the United States have made a decision to remain engaged with a productive way to achieve mutual aspirations of peace , stability and prosperity in the region.

World Backed Forces Liberated 90% of Raqqa from Jihadists
Author: 0 Backed Forces Liberated 90% of Raqqa from Jihadists

Russian-backed regime forces were engaged with fierce clashes with ISIS around Deir ez-Zor city as they seek to expand areas under their control with "intensive" air cover from Russian and regime warplanes, the Observatory reported. According to him, the fighting was raging in six districts of the city, including the city center, where the government buildings are located, and around the Saat and Delle squares where ISIL terrorists publicly executed civilians.

World Officials could face prison over Grenfell fire tragedy
Author: 0 Officials could face prison over Grenfell fire tragedy

In a briefing to journalists, police said there were three other possible thefts, and apologized for the fact that despite round-the-clock security, thieves were still able to gain access. Mr Mussilhy said he did not want the investigation to be rushed in anyway, "we want things done properly". Detective Chief Superintendent Fiona McCormack said: "The investigation into what happened at Grenfell Tower is a priority for the Met and we are determined to find the answers that so many ...

World Mueller makes extensive request to White House for Trump documents
Author: 0 Mueller makes extensive request to White House for Trump documents

That letter, which is now in Mueller's possession, was ultimately sent to the Justice Department instead of Comey himself because it reportedly mentioned Russian Federation, and McGahn thought it could pose legal problems for Trump . Unnamed White House officials told the Times says Mueller has requested official documents on 13 different areas. Trump met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on May 10 in the Oval Office - one day after the dismissal.

World Just FYI - Russia Also Loved Trump's UN Speech
Author: 0 Just FYI - Russia Also Loved Trump's UN Speech

Commenting on the maiden speech by US President Donald Trump at the UN General Assembly session on Tuesday, Lavrov commended its focus on the principle of sovereignty and equality in global relations. Trump's threat in the same United Nations appearance to "totally destroy" North Korea if it had to defend itself or its allies also went down badly with Russian Federation, which shares a border with North Korea and believes negotiations and diplomacy are the only way to resolve a crisis ...

World Kimmel: Sen. Cassidy lied 'right to my face'
Author: 0 Kimmel: Sen. Cassidy lied 'right to my face'

If Senate Republicans don't succeed by September 30, the bill will lose special legislative protections from Democratic filibusters that expire at the end of the fiscal year. The Graham-Cassidy bill now being pushed in the Senate would repeal the individual and employer mandates as well as shift Obamacare's Medicaid expansion funding and insurance subsidy structure into a block grant program for states.