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World Negotiators aim for 'ambitious' start to Nafta talks
Author: 0 Negotiators aim for 'ambitious' start to Nafta talks

NAFTA negotiations are expected to continue until the first of the year, rotating between the three countries. "So that we're not going to be negotiating terms with NAFTA that compromise our ability to be effective under these other agreements".

World United States says still interested in dialogue with NKorea
Author: 0 United States says still interested in dialogue with NKorea

Moon says that his government shares a view with Washington that the goal of strong sanctions and pressure against North Korea is to draw Pyongyang to negotiations. "Military adventures and threats of force [are] unacceptable", the Russians added. Therefore, North Korea appears to be totally isolated and would have to fight its battle on its own strength.

World Taking down Confederate memorials is 'changing history'
Author: 0 Taking down Confederate memorials is 'changing history'

Two days after the Charlottesville violence, activists and protesters who attended a rally in Durham to coax officials to remove a Confederate soldier statue that's been in front of the city's courthouse since 1924 made a decision to remove it themselves.

World Roy Moore Arrives on Horseback to the Polls
Author: 0 Roy Moore Arrives on Horseback to the Polls

Republican Sen. Luther Strange , who was appointed to fill the post temporarily, is seeking to fight off challengers that include former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore and U.S. Odd said the president offered his support in a Tuesday phone call and asked what he could do. "Odd will win in September", said Steven Law , the former McConnell chief of staff and Senate Leadership Fund president.

World Trump's Charlottesville Message: 'Many Sides' Morphs Into 'Racism Is Evil'
Author: 0 Trump's Charlottesville Message: 'Many Sides' Morphs Into 'Racism Is Evil'

Trump returned to a White House undergoing a major renovation. Left-wing critics won't find an instance of it. The recent neo-Nazi demonstrations in Virginia, where scores of white nationalists took to the streets proudly chanting slogan of racism and hatred, have reiterated the need for such groups in America.

World Top US general reassures South Korea in a visit to Seoul
Author: 0 Top US general reassures South Korea in a visit to Seoul

Kim's latest rhetorical volley at the United States came shortly after U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters in Washington on August 14 that the United States is prepared to "take out" any missile fired at its territory in what he views as an act of war.

World What PM Narendra Modi Said About Unearthing Black Money Post Demonetisation
Author: 0 What PM Narendra Modi Said About Unearthing Black Money Post Demonetisation

In his speech after unfurling the national flag at the Red Fort to mark Independence Day, the PM said Kashmir problem can not be resolved by bullets or abuses but by embracing people of Kashmir. These companies were used to funnel black money by obscuring the source of slush funds. " Those who have looted the nation and looted the poor are not able to sleep peacefully today ", he said.

World An Astronomer's Lowdown on the Solar Eclipse
Author: 0 An Astronomer's Lowdown on the Solar Eclipse

By 3:50 p.m. the eclipse will have spanned the country when it passes over Cape Romain, South Carolina. However, if you're outside the path of the total eclipse, like me, then it's never safe because the sun will only be partially covered. Eclipse glasses will also be given away to those who attend the event, but Duke Gardens can not guarantee that there will be enough for everyone who attends.

World Protest planned at Trump Tower today as president returns to NYC
Author: 0 Protest planned at Trump Tower today as president returns to NYC

De Blasio and others have said they expected Trump would return more often than he has. "He is destroying everything our forefathers worked for". "He needs to see what his fellow citizens think of him". After a 20-minute Marine One helicopter flight to a landing zone near Wall Street, his motorcade whisked him to his triplex home at Trump Tower overlooking Fifth Avenue.

World Kevin Kisner and Hideki Matsuyama lead going into climax
Author: 0 Kevin Kisner and Hideki Matsuyama lead going into climax

However, by the middle of March, Justin Thomas felt like something of an afterthought. Thomas is the longtime pro at Harmony Landing outside Louisville, Kentucky and a former board member of the PGA of America . He reached the green on his tee shot, then holed a 15-foot putt for birdie and a two-stroke lead. Day was four shots off the lead playing the final hole of his third round on Saturday when he attempted a highly risky recovery shot around a tree just two yards in front of him.

World Federal Bureau of Investigation raids President Trump's former campaign manager's home in Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation raids President Trump's former campaign manager's home in Russian Federation probe

Manafort's residences", a spokesperson for Manafort said Wednesday. "I've always found Paul Manafort to be a very decent man". After his home is raided by FBI, Trump's ... "It appears the Search Warrant here was obtained by a gross abuse of the judicial process by the Special Counsel's office". "Paul is girding himself for a long legal battle", Jason Maloni told Business Insider .

World India wins the toss ahead of 3rd test against Sri Lanka
Author: 0 India wins the toss ahead of 3rd test against Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's most penetrative bowlers are all out nursing injuries, and India have used the chance to beef up their averages. So even if they achieve it against an "in transition" Sri Lankan side, it would be a creditable feat still. Sri Lanka have been hammered by injuries and will have to do without both Nuwan Pradeep and Rangana Herath in the final test against India in Pallekele .

World Kenyatta re-elected as president of Kenya
Author: 0 Kenyatta re-elected as president of Kenya

While veteran opposition leader Odinga, 72, also claimed polls in 2013 were stolen from him, he took his grievances to the courts and ended up accepting his loss. "We have seen disputed elections in places like the U.S., but so long as the process is, by and large, they have been carried out in a transparent and credible way, politicians should accept the result in a statesmanlike manner".

World South Africa's Zuma survives vote to oust him
Author: 0 South Africa's Zuma survives vote to oust him

Experts say that the process only reveals the cracks within the ANC party and the increasing number of MPs who are against Zuma. Opposition parties have lobbied for months for an anonymous no-confidence vote to provide cover to disgruntled members of Zuma's African National Congress who may fear coming out against their leader in an open ballot.

World Immigration proposal could be problematic
Author: 0 Immigration proposal could be problematic

David Perdue of Georgia and Tom Cotton of Arkansas that would dramatically change immigration policy in the United States. Their plan is badly flawed, but that's partly beside the point - because it has little chance of ever being enacted. You might consider, for starters, the enormous demand for low-skilled workers, which could well go unmet as the baby boom generation ages out of the labor force, eroding the labor supply.

World Country music legend Glen Campbell dies at 81
Author: 0 Country music legend Glen Campbell dies at 81

Glen Campbell's official biography says the multi-hit song writer was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease shortly after releasing his 2011 album, "Ghost on the Canvas". Quite simply, the world lost an wonderful artist with a golden voice today. On Tuesday night, Variety published a stirring editorial from a heartbroken Jimmy Webb , who remembered his friend and frequent collaborator Glen Campbell , just hours after the latter's death was announced.

World Trade, diplomatic ties of India, China intact
Author: 0 Trade, diplomatic ties of India, China intact

The Doklam standoff on the tri-junction of India , China and Bhutan is well into its second month and Beijing continues with its hardline position and refuses to negotiate on equitable terms. Certainly, it will cause tensions to rise, and they might not settle down until the up-coming BRICS summit that both Xi and Modi are expected to attend on September 3-4.

World Obama urges calm ahead of Kenyan vote
Author: 0 Obama urges calm ahead of Kenyan vote

Kenya is a poor country. Unrest is not a foregone conclusion, but events in the run-up to the election have cast doubt on the process. Given his age, this is probably Odinga's last crack at the top job. That project was built by a Chinese company, part of a growing partnership with China under Kenyatta. Kenya is one of east Africa's leading economies and the main trading hub in the region.

Author: 0 Got more than needed votes to win RS seat: Congress

State BJP president Jitubhai Vaghani, party's state in-charge Bhupendra Yadav and Minister of State for Home Pradeepsinh Jadeja and other leaders met Shah in the morning for the Rajya Sabha elections of August 8, party sources said .

Author: 0 A step back for same sex marriage in Australia?

If the plebiscite bill goes down in the Senate - likely to happen this week - the government will hand over responsibility to the ABS and the supporting AEC officers to make announcements about timetables, logistics, and by what date people need to enrol.

World Women's British Open: Kim In-kyung extends lead to six shots
Author: 0 Women's British Open: Kim In-kyung extends lead to six shots

Unable to defend her title a year ago at Woburn due to injury, the seven-time major champion took advantage of lovely morning conditions to record her lowest round in a grand slam event. Wie has played some of her best golf this year. Wie's best result in the British Open was a tie for third on her debut as a 15-year-old at Royal Birkdale in 2005.

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