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Global News China Sept imports blow past expectations; exports also quicken
Author: 0 China Sept imports blow past expectations; exports also quicken

According to the data released by the General Administration of Customs, imports climbed to 18.7 percent to $169.8 billion in dollar value in September, compared to the 13.3 percent in August. Nonetheless, "China's trade volume will continue to grow in the final quarter, and may register double-digit growth in the full year", Huang said. This accounted for 38.5 percent of the national total, 0.4 percentage point higher than the proportion for the same period of past year.

Global News San Francisco 49ers release linebacker NaVorro Bowman
Author: 0 San Francisco 49ers release linebacker NaVorro Bowman

It was reported earlier this year that Bowman was on the trade block , but the 49ers staunchly denied it at the time . Here we look at how the 49ers came to release Bowman and what it means for him and San Francisco going forward. Unfortunately sports have an irritating tendency for dealing players unfair hands, and Bowman, having seen much of his prime decimated by injury, has received a particularly unfortunate one.

Author: 0 Sri Lanka players refuse to visit Pakistan for final T20I

Sri Lanka were to play Pakistan in Lahore for the third and final Twenty20 worldwide of the three-match series on October 29. The Sri Lankan team bus was attacked by terrorists in 2009 in Lahore which resulted in a ban on cricket in the country.

Global News $24 million lottery victor claims prize in the nick of time
Author: 0 $24 million lottery victor claims prize in the nick of time

The director of the New York Gaming Commission's Division of the Lottery, Gweneth Dean said in May, "A lucky New Yorker has a $24 million Lotto payday just waiting - but the victor has to act fast as time is running out". The highest ever single victor of the New York Lottery was Harold Diamond, who collected $326 million in 2014. Smith's winning number was 05-12-13-22-25-35.

Global News Soldier, porter killed in Pak firing on LoC
Author: 0 Soldier, porter killed in Pak firing on LoC

Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 1945 hours in Bhimber Gali sector along the Line of Control (LoC) deliberately targeting villages of Basauni and Sandot in Balakote area.

Global News Govt intends to unshackle universities: PM Modi
Author: 0 Govt intends to unshackle universities: PM Modi

After attending the Patna University function, the prime minister went to Mokama were he laid the foundation stone of projects under Namami Gange programme and National Highway projects in Bihar. Referring to the long list of road projects mentioned by Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari in his speech, Modi said, "So many projects to change the fate of Bihar can be implemented in such a short time, we have shown this".

Global News Jamie Dimon Says Stupid Bitcoin Buyers Will Pay the Price One Day
Author: 0 Jamie Dimon Says Stupid Bitcoin Buyers Will Pay the Price One Day

Analyst Ronnie Moas of Standpoint Research believes the bullish trend will continue and bitcoin could even reach as high as $7,500 by the end of the year. The blockchain is a technology which is a good technology. It's just Bitcoin that has no value, apparently. Dimon went on to say that bitcoin "is a great product, if you are a criminal", referencing the widely held view that cryptographic currencies are used launder money.

Author: 0 Great Wall suspends trading pending clarification of BMW reports

Sources suggest that only electric models produced under the BMW-Great Wall joint venture will be built in Changshu. A BMW exec told Reuters the report was "generally true". Brilliance China Automotive Holdings, which makes cars in a venture with BMW, rebounded 4.9% at 10.01am in Hong Kong after falling 2.1% on Wednesday.

Global News NAB adjourns hearing on Maryam, Safdar's indictment till October 19
Author: 0 NAB adjourns hearing on Maryam, Safdar's indictment till October 19

According to police officials, they had been given a task to deny entry to any unwarranted person into the court room other than the prosecutor and Sharif family members. The cases were registered weeks after the Supreme Court disqualified Sharif as prime minister on July 28 in the Panama Papers scandal. It had also ordered to start the process of declaring Sharif's sons proclaimed offender for failing to appear before the court.

Global News 5 people thrashed on suspicion of carrying beef, police book victims
Author: 0 5 people thrashed on suspicion of carrying beef, police book victims

The meat samples has been sent for forensic examination and lab reports confirm that the confiscated meat from the victims is that of a buffalo's, reported India Today. Azad, being treated for his injuries at a hospital, said he and his accomplices buy meat from the Fatehpur Tageh area and sell it in the Old Faridabad meat market.

Global News Feared Dead in Kenya as Suspended Student Attacks Own School
Author: 0 Feared Dead in Kenya as Suspended Student Attacks Own School

Sources revealed that one of the attackers was a student in Lokichogio Secondary School that is located near the Kenya-South Sudan border. Kibunja says a key suspect is a senior at the school who was suspended last week after he was found fighting and had vowed to take revenge.

Global News Gauri Lankesh murder case: SIT releases sketch of accused
Author: 0 Gauri Lankesh murder case: SIT releases sketch of accused

We got some leads from the CCTVs outside Gauri Lankesh's home. "We have vital clues on the identity and logistics part", reiterated a senior officer who is part of the investigation. The Special Investigation Team ( SIT ), which is investigating the murder, prepared the portraits using enhanced footage from CCTV cameras at Lankesh's home that captured the shooting incident.

Global News Sub-Inspector killed after Gurung supporters clash with police during raid
Author: 0 Sub-Inspector killed after Gurung supporters clash with police during raid

He said the police faced “heavy fire” from the group which led to the death of a police sub-inspector and injuries to four police personnel. Former chairman of Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) and GJM's central committee member Lopsang Lama in a letter to Mr Singh said the State Government was "using" its policemen along with Central forces to eliminate Mr Gurung in a bid to stop the ongoing statehood agitation in the hills.

Global News Three shot dead as Nasa protests turn ugly
Author: 0 Three shot dead as Nasa protests turn ugly

Days ago, the Supreme Court ruled that the other candidates in the first elections may also compete on the run-off, which, in practice, will validate the vote despite Odinga's abstention. (Odinga) said on Friday his withdrawal from a presidential election rerun scheduled for October 26 meant the poll had been "cancelled" and there should be fresh nominations for a new vote.

Global News NY To Join Lawsuit Over Effort To Cut Health Provision
Author: 0 NY To Join Lawsuit Over Effort To Cut Health Provision

At least one million Americans could lose health insurance coverage when the subsidies are cut, according to the Congressional Budget Office. California is leading a lawsuit by 18 states against the Trump administration. House Republicans sued the Obama administration over the payments claiming that they were illegal because Congress did not appropriate with them. This summer, the courts granted our intervention to defend these vital subsidies and the quality, affordable health care ...

Global News Almost 30 Dead As Truck Bomb Rocks Somali Capital
Author: 0 Almost 30 Dead As Truck Bomb Rocks Somali Capital

A truck loaded with explosives went off at the entrance of a hotel, according to security sources. Later on Saturday, a second blast took place in the city's Madina district. The hotel is close to Somalia's foreign ministry, which has been under tight security with military-manned checkpoints. Emergency services were overwhelmed as they sought to respond to the bombing.

Author: 0 The Pittsburgh Penguins Have Made A Mess of Their White House Visit

With the president having recently turned pro sports into a battleground on race, freedom of speech and patriotism, it seemed that the Stanley Cup champions were sure to be turned into political pawns. "As we know, Donald Trump keeps all his promises", Meyers deadpanned, "so those women were sued and found guilty at a trial held right next to the finished Mexican border wall on the same day ObamaCare was repealed".

Global News Turkish Troops Begin Setting Up Observation Posts in Syria's Idlib
Author: 0 Turkish Troops Begin Setting Up Observation Posts in Syria's Idlib

Analysts say the deployment of vehicles and troops - mostly special forces and commandos - in Syria will continue over the next few days. Idlib province is one of the four de-escalation zones unveiled in May by the participants in the Astana negotiations, which includes Russia, Iran and Turkey.

Author: 0 Trump Taps Top Aide To Lead Homeland Security

The announcement was expected to be made as soon as later in the day, Xinhua reported on Wednesday citing USA news outlet Politico. Trump called on Congress to "put politics aside" and confirm deputy White House chief of staff Nielsen by a 'strong, bipartisan vote'.

Global News Paris plans to ban all gas cars by 2030
Author: 0 Paris plans to ban all gas cars by 2030

Only electric-powered cars will be allowed in the world's most visited city if the latest measures on petrol-fuelled vehicles - which have yet to be formally approved - are enforced. Her detractors have accused her of waging a war against cars. The move from Paris City Hall comes as little surprise. Paris has already begun to fast-track this process by trying to simply keep cars out.

Global News Arab standoff looms over UNESCO leadership vote
Author: 0 Arab standoff looms over UNESCO leadership vote

No results were achieved in third stage of voting to elect UNESCO director general, TASS reported. UNESCO's general assembly will have to sign off on the board's pick next month, but it's seen as a formality. The rift continued to fester in recent years, with the organisation becoming the scene of repeated diplomatic flare-ups after efforts led by Arab countries to pass resolutions critical of Israel.

Global News Donald Trump launches fresh attack on Barack Obama over North Korea crisis
Author: 0 Donald Trump launches fresh attack on Barack Obama over North Korea crisis

North Korea is once again threatening to launch missiles toward Guam, the New York Times reports. "We just can't", Trump said in response to the question, adding that China has been very helpful in the situation. The nuclear-armed vessel offers the U.S. fleet "unprecedented strike and special operation mission capabilities from a stealthy, clandestine platform", a Pacific Fleet statement says, adding that it carries "tactical missiles", "superior communications capabilities" and provides ...

Global News 2 employees killed in escape attempt at prison in Elizabeth City
Author: 0 2 employees killed in escape attempt at prison in Elizabeth City

The Elizabeth City- Pasquotank Public Schools said several schools had been placed on lockdown . Pasquotank Correctional Institution houses 725 male inmates in close, medium and minimum security. Hooks said. Fires set in prison sewing plant. Walker did not name the hospital but a Sentara Healthcare spokesman said Thursday evening that three patients admitted to Sentara Albemarle Medical Center as a result of the prison incident were transferred to Sentara Norfolk General ...

Global News Trump says people using 'Merry Christmas' again
Author: 0 Trump says people using 'Merry Christmas' again

We celebrate our heroes and we salute every American who wears the uniform. "We have made great strides against ISIS - tremendous strides". A panel featuring three Republican members of Congress had praised Trump's attempt to ban transgender people in the military and urged tougher restrictions on abortion.

Author: 0 Decision by Collins does not put off war in the Maine GOP

Senate", said Mark Brewer, professor of political science at the University of Maine. Independents are a powerful force in ME politics, with Collins' Senate counterpart, Angus King, one of only two independents in the chamber. For weeks, Collins had flirted publicly with the idea of launching a bid to succeed Governor Paul LePage, a fiery conservative first elected in 2010 on a wave of support from the populist Tea Party movement.

Global News Lawmakers contemplate 'legislative answer' to new U.S. anti-Russian sanctions
Author: 0 Lawmakers contemplate 'legislative answer' to new U.S. anti-Russian sanctions

Also on Thursday, the Russian parliament's lower house, the Duma, cancelled a visit to the USA by a group of lawmakers planned for this month, a Duma spokeswoman told AFP. The development came two days after Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his American counterpart, Rex Tillerson, that the Russian diplomatic properties had been "illegally seized" by the USA government, demanding their return to Moscow's embassy in Washington.

Global News Statement from President Donald J. Trump on International Day of the Girl
Author: 0 Statement from President Donald J. Trump on International Day of the Girl

He stated that adolescent girls have the right to a safe, educated, and healthy life, not only during these critical formative years, but also as they mature into women. The International Day of the Girl Child focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls' empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights.

Global News Liberia expects provisional election results Thursday
Author: 0 Liberia expects provisional election results Thursday

He added: "We are calling on NEC to immediately halt further announcements of election results". That year, he reached the run-off but lost to the current president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Vice-President Joseph Boakai and footballer George Weah are seen as the frontrunners to succeed the Nobel Peace Prize victor Ellen Johnson Sirleaf who led the country's recovery from Ebola and civil war.

Global News After Plastic Surgery In South Korea, Chinese Women Detained At Airport
Author: 0 After Plastic Surgery In South Korea, Chinese Women Detained At Airport

This isn't the first Golden Week travel problem, either; a year ago, 100 Chinese tourists spent up to five days of their holiday stranded in an airport, having been denied entry to South Korea's Jeju Island . It is not known what proportion is for plastic surgery . Many foreigners, especially from China, fly to South Korea specifically for plastic surgery.

Global News All Whites face Peru for World Cup place
Author: 0 All Whites face Peru for World Cup place

But now they face New Zealand in a tricky two-legged intercontinental play-off in a bid to make it to Russian Federation. Plenty questioned Colombia striker Radamel Falcao's actions towards the end of the game, with some suggesting he was telling Peru to play out the draw that helped both sides.

Global News Trump Calls Trudeau `Great Friend' as Nafta Tension Remain High
Author: 0 Trump Calls Trudeau `Great Friend' as Nafta Tension Remain High

U.S. President Donald Trump says NAFTA, originally signed in 1994, has been a disaster for the United States and has frequently threatened to scrap it unless major changes are made. "If every marriage had a five-year sunset clause on it, I think our divorce rate would be a heck of a lot higher", Canada's ambassador to Washington David MacNaughton said last month.

Global News A Giant Hole Just Appeared in Antarctica
Author: 0 A Giant Hole Just Appeared in Antarctica

Intriguingly, this polynya is located extremely far from the sea ice coastline, where these kinds of openings usually appear. "In some cases, the high-density surface water mixes with other masses and sinks all the way to the ocean bottom", the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) explained .

Global News United States to lose trust if Washington withdraws from Iran N
Author: 0 United States to lose trust if Washington withdraws from Iran N

Political observers have warned that any unilateral action by the United States based on unsupported claims of Iranian non-compliance would isolate Washington, impede future efforts for other nonproliferation agreements in the broader global community and increase the likelihood of a wider conflict in the Middle East.

Global News The United States Now Plans to Leave UNESCO
Author: 0 The United States Now Plans to Leave UNESCO

Bokova recalled that in 2011, when the U.S. suspended payment of its membership contributions, she was convinced that the UNESCO never mattered as much for the United States or vice versa. UNESCO is a specialized agency in the United Nations that encourages global peace and security through education, science, culture and communication.

Global News Hamas Says Deal Reached in Palestinian Reconciliation
Author: 0 Hamas Says Deal Reached in Palestinian Reconciliation

Yahya Sinwar, Hamas's acting chief in Gaza, for his part, congratulated Abbas on the watershed agreement. Celebrations broke out in the Gaza Strip after the announcement of the deal, with residents waving flags of Egypt, Palestine, Fatah and Hamas.

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