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Trump's threats chill corporate investment plans in Mexico | Reuters

Updated : Dec 10, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

Trump's threats chill corporate investment plans in Mexico | Reuters

By Dave Graham | MEXICO CITY MEXICO CITY Donald Trump's threats to battle Mexico over trade, investment and jobs have pushed a growing number of companies operating in the country to put expansion plans on hold until the president-elect fleshes out his policies, business leaders have told Reuters since the Nov. 8 election.Pledging to recast a joint trade deal and protect U.S #United States #India #China #Australia #United Kingdom #Entertainment
Lebanese government must be formed as soon as possible - Hezbollah | Reuters

Updated : Dec 10, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

Lebanese government must be formed as soon as possible - Hezbollah | Reuters

BEIRUT Hezbollah called on Friday for a Lebanese government to be formed as quickly as possible, weeks after the country elected a president and named a prime minister.Prime minister-designate Saad al-Hariri said last month his efforts to form the government faced "stumbling blocks", testing hopes he could quickly steer the country out of political crisis."Everyone is responsible for looking for ways out, for solutions, and to cooperate for us to reach the necessary conclusion on the government," Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said, referring to Lebanon's political factions. The "government ... #United States #Middle East #Government #President #Entertainment #lifestyle #article
Schoolgirl suicide bombers kill 30 in Nigerian market - army | Reuters

Updated : Dec 09, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

Schoolgirl suicide bombers kill 30 in Nigerian market - army | Reuters

By Emmanuel Ande | YOLA, Nigeria YOLA, Nigeria Two schoolgirl suicide bombers killed 30 people and wounded dozens more in a coordinated attack on a crowded market in the northeastern Nigerian town of Madagali on Friday, an army spokesman said. The bombings bore the hallmark of Islamist militant group Boko Haram, which has been waging an insurgency to set up a state adhering to a strict interpretation of Muslim laws in the northeast. #United States #India #Middle East #markets #Security #Nigeria #article
Islamic State looks to regroup in Libya after losing Sirte | Reuters

Updated : Dec 09, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

Islamic State looks to regroup in Libya after losing Sirte | Reuters

By Aidan Lewis | TUNIS TUNIS Islamic State has lost senior figures in an unsuccessful seven-month battle to defend its coastal stronghold in Libya, but there are already signs it will try to fight back through sleeper cells and desert brigades.Libyan officials say hundreds of Islamic State militants may have escaped before the start of the battle for Sirte in May or during its early stages. #United States #India #Middle East #United Kingdom #Entertainment
South Koreans celebrate impeachment of President Park | Reuters

Updated : Dec 09, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

South Koreans celebrate impeachment of President Park | Reuters

By Ju-min Park | SEOUL SEOUL Jubilant South Koreans celebrated with cheers, hugs and selfies on Friday, after lawmakers voted to impeach embattled President Park Geun-hye over an influence-pedalling scandal that had drawn huge crowds to weekly protests demanding she step down.The impeachment motion, passed by 234 lawmakers with 56 opposed, suspends Park's powers and leaves the Constitutional Court to decide whether to uphold the motion and remove Park from office or reject it and reinstate her.A large crowd of demonstrators gathered outside parliament in anticipation of the outcome greeted the news with cheers."I feel great!" said 54-year-old rice farmer Im Chae-jum. #Politics #United States #India #Middle East #markets
Kathy Rinaldi named captain of women's US Fed Cup team

Updated : Dec 09, 2016

By : AFP

Category : Sports

Kathy Rinaldi named captain of women's US Fed Cup team

Former top 10 player Kathy Rinaldi has been named the new captain of the United States Fed Cup women's tennis team, taking over from Mary Joe Fernandez. #United States #Tennis #SportsTracker #Fed Cup #Kathy Rinaldi
US Congress conditions 400 ml of USD 900 ml aid to Pakistan

Updated : Dec 09, 2016

By : PTI

Category : World

US Congress conditions 400 ml of USD 900 ml aid to Pakistan

In a significant move, the US Congress has said that USD 400 million in aid to Pakistan cannot be released unless the defence secretary certifies that Islamabad is "taking demonstrable" steps against the Haqqani network, which is accused of targeting American interests. #United States #Defence #Pakistan #Afghanistan #US congress #Washington #HAqqani #Ashton Carter #NDAA
John Glenn, first American to orbit Earth passes away at 95

Updated : Dec 09, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

John Glenn, first American to orbit Earth passes away at 95

John Glenn, who made history twice as the first American to orbit Earth and the first senior citizen to venture into space, died Thursday at the age of 95 #United States #Barack Obama #Donald Trump #US #Nasa #Astronaut #Shareworthy #Columbus #John Glenn #Friendship 7 #Original Seven #The Right Stuff #Beechcraft Baron
U.N. urges Myanmar's Suu Kyi to visit country's divided northwest | Reuters

Updated : Dec 09, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

U.N. urges Myanmar's Suu Kyi to visit country's divided northwest | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations urged Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday to visit the country's divided northwest to reassure civilians they will be protected amid accusations that soldiers have raped Rohingya Muslim women, burnt houses and killed civilians.Myanmar's military and government have rejected the allegations. Soldiers have poured into the area along Myanmar's frontier with Bangladesh, responding to coordinated attacks on three border posts on Oct #United States #Islam #Bangladesh #Europe #Africa #United Kingdom #Buddhism
White House voices concerns about China cyber law | Reuters

Updated : Dec 09, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

White House voices concerns about China cyber law | Reuters

WASHINGTON The White House said on Thursday that it raised concerns about China's new cyber security law during a meeting with a Chinese official after the latest round of talks between the two countries on cyber crime.U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice met with Chinese State Councilor Guo Shengkun to discuss the importance "of fully adhering" to an anti-hacking accord signed last year between the China and the United States, National Security Council spokesman Ned Price said.The deal, brokered during Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to Washington in 2015, included a pledge that neither country would knowingly carry out hacking for commercial advantages.Rice told Guo that the United States was concerned "about the potential impacts" of a law that China adopted in November aimed at combating hacking and terrorism #United States #Middle East #markets #United Kingdom #Foreign policy #chinese