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by | September 07, 2017 | 01:55

On May 21, 2014, the USA confirmed Fischer's appointment to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Fischer, 73, whose term was set to expire in 2020, cited personal reasons for his departure. Markets sometimes moved on his comments. Previously, he was vice chairman of Citigroup Inc. Goodfriend, 66, worked for more than 20 years at the Richmond Fed and is seen as a leading hawkish voice on monetary policy.

by | September 06, 2017 | 12:21

I just hope my players will have the same mentality that I have - that they will fight on Monday till the last minute - to beat Nigeria . The China -based hitman opened the scoring in the 29th minute after being set up by the returning John Obi Mikel, before the midfielder - another CSL import - added a second before the break.

by | September 05, 2017 | 19:43

North Korea claims its intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) tested twice in July can reach large parts of the mainland United States . It allows the weapons to pack a huge punch while fitting in a warhead small enough to be delivered by a missile.

by | September 05, 2017 | 19:36

This could risk triggering a military retaliation from the United States if something goes wrong. This image, provided by Yonhap News TV, shows U.S. He served in South Korea. North Korea will no doubt be watching the world's reaction to see if it can use Tuesday's flight over Japan as a precedent for future launches.

by | September 04, 2017 | 11:47

It prompted President Donald Trump to issue a warning of fire and fury on the North, while Pyongyang threatened to fire missiles towards the United States territory of Guam. In July this year, it apparently conducted its first two intercontinental ballistic missiles tests. Experts have said for months that another nuclear test was likely on the way, with satellite imagery revealing that a new tunnel had been dug earlier this year .

by | September 04, 2017 | 11:45

Our first priority is to make sure that the state gets money. When Congress returns this month for 12 days in session, it will have focus on Harvey funds as well as a crucial vote on the debt ceiling, which now stands at $19.8 trillion. He also said that the pressing need for relief in Houston will likely truncate the already-tight deadline Congress faces for a debt ceiling vote. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer issued a joint statement urging ...

by | September 03, 2017 | 05:38

Meanwhile, Odinga told reporters the judges' decision "sets a precedent for the African continent ", adding that the six members should be lauded for acting "for [the] posterity of Kenyans". Kenya's president is promising to "fix" the judicial system in the country a day after the Supreme Court nullified his re-election. However, Kenyatta says he would respect the decision and urged citizens to do the same.

by | September 03, 2017 | 05:36

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday he had signed deployment orders to send additional troops to Afghanistan in line with President Donald Trump's South Asia strategy. The president stressed over national unity, political cohesion, and religious harmony and said: "I hope that together we do the heroics that our predecessors did it in the past".

by | September 03, 2017 | 05:37

The militants revealed the locations of the remains of Lebanese soldiers captured in 2014 in exchange for safe passage through Syrian government-held territory into ISIS-held area near the Iraqi border. USA airstrikes on Wednesday destroyed a small bridge and cratered a road, forcing the convoy to halt. On Wednesday morning, the US-led coalition moved to prevent the convoy from reaching its destination, cratering the road and blowing up a bridge leading to the Islamic State-controlled town ...

by | September 03, 2017 | 05:28

That sentiment was echoed in interviews with 10 White House officials, Republican operatives and others with close ties to the president. Though he's still tweeting his chief of staff's praises, Trump is definitely chafing against Kelly's strict bedtimes and just-one-snack policy.

by | September 02, 2017 | 01:01

Readings above 50 indicate expansion, while anything below 50 indicates contraction. The strongest euro exchange rate in two and a half years did little to dent demand for French-made goods as the flow of new orders and backlogs of work grew, the survey showed.

by | September 02, 2017 | 00:53

IRAN has remained within key limits of its nuclear activities imposed in its 2015 deal with world powers, a United Nations atomic watchdog report said yesterday. Trump told The Wall Street Journal in July that he "did not expect" to declare Iran compliant in the coming months, despite a lack of public evidence of any Iranian violations.

by | September 01, 2017 | 00:52

The violence comes amid reports of Buddhist vigilantes burning Rohingya villages in Myanmar, Reuters said. At least 110 people, including 11 state officials, have been confirmed dead since then and thousands of Rohingya have poured across the border to Bangladesh despite Dhaka's attempts to stop them.

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:35

The BBC said the measure could affect between 4,000 and 10,000 active-duty and reserve service members. Mattis says he's delaying implementation of the order until military experts weigh in on the issue since most experts agree that the ban would be a bad idea.

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:37

The British government is reportedly frustrated that the EU will not discuss the terms of the future EU-UK relationship until issues such as the "divorce bill" and the rights of EU citizens are settled. A source close to Corbyn said killing off the bill was not the aim of the party leadership and some pro-EU lawmakers in constituencies where voters supported leaving the bloc might find it hard to scrap laws that are central to Brexit .

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:37

More than 48 hours after they left the Syria-Lebanon border for eastern Syria, the buses carrying 300 militants and nearly as many of their relatives were stuck in a desert area on the outskirts of the largely IS-held Deir el-Zour province near the frontier with Iraq.

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:31

Chidambaram also said that the economists behind the demonetisation move "deserve Nobel prize" as the RBI gained Rs 16,000 crore, but lost Rs 21,000 crore in printing new notes. "Was demonetisation a scheme created to convert black money into white?" he asked. Of this, 1000-rupee notes made up about 44% and 500-rupee notes 56% approximately.

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:31

The city gauged a whopping 298 mm of rainfall, the highest in a day in August since 1997. Teams of the National Disaster Response Force has said that the rain downpour and high tides are overloading on ageing drainage system and this could make it worse for the Mumbaikars to deal with the floods.

by | August 30, 2017 | 01:54

The couple's court appearance came after Greywind, who lived downstairs from Crews and Hoehn with her parents was reported missing August 19 after failing to return from Crews' apartment . Two suspects in the death of a pregnant woman in North Dakota will face three charges including conspiracy to commit murder, a prosecutor said Monday.

by | August 30, 2017 | 01:50

Acevedo praised Perez's dedication to the job. Acevedo added that Perez's family asked him not to go to work that day, but he said , "We've got work to do". George R. Brown Convention Center exceeded its 5,000-person capacity Monday night, with hundreds of more people pouring in. Officials in Harris County - which includes Houston - told BuzzFeed News that in addition to two confirmed deaths, including Perez, they "highly suspect" seven additional deaths "are related to the hurricane".

by | August 29, 2017 | 00:44

House foreign relations committee Monday, officials from the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said, for discussions on various issues that will likely include North Korea's missile provocations and nuclear ambitions. The Chinese air drills coincided USA reconnaissance flights over the Korean peninsula following Kim Jong-un's Guam threat. This week, the United States and Japan placed new sanctions on entities and individuals that support North Korea, in countries such as China and Russian ...

by | August 29, 2017 | 00:40

The cause of death in many more could not be determined because the remains were cremated، said Oldenburg police chief Johann Kuehme. Niels Hoegel, a German nurse, is believed to have been responsible for killing 84 people, local media reported Monday, citing recently revealed investigation results.

by | August 29, 2017 | 00:16

Already a key content provider to Ten, CBS said they would use the new venture for "further multi-platform distribution and growth". Neither Ten nor CBS disclosed any details of their deal, but media analysts as well as local media has given Ten a value of between A$200 million and $A250 million equal to between $160 million and $200 million.

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:19

JD (U ) officials made it clear that the party will not expel Yadav, a founding member of the party and its longest serving president, as it would allow him to retain his Rajya Sabha membership. Speaking to ANI here, Singh said, "Those who participated in the rally are in search of their existence as the countrymen have already rejected them".

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:19

Prior to meeting with Abbas last week, Kushner met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv, where he told the premier that Trump is " very committed " to help broker a peace deal. Should Kushner and his father-in-law, President Donald Trump, fail to strong-arm the Israelis back in line, the Palestinians said they would "turn to an alternative plan on which they have been working for the past two years".