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Yum China Appoints Ruby Lu to Board of Directors

Yum China Appoints Ruby Lu to Board of Directors

Brands board of directors approved its spin off in September of the China unit through issuing common stock to its shareholders in the parent company. Yum China says it can continue to ride the wave of Chinese economic growth. Tortoise Investment Management LLC now owns 1,325 shares of the restaurant operator's stock valued at $110,000 after buying an additional 125 shares in the last quarter. Read More

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West Indies 314-7, leading Pakistan by 33 runs in third Test

West Indies 314-7, leading Pakistan by 33 runs in third Test

Pakistan: Sami Aslam, Azhar Ali , Younis Khan, Misbah ul Haq (capt), Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed (wk), Mohammad Nawaz, Wahab Riaz , Yasir Shah , Imran Khan, Sohail Khan. Press-ups (or push-ups) took off as a unique way for Pakistan's cricket team to celebrate following a test against England in July when Misbah himself first dropped to the ground to flex his muscles. Read More

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US, SKorea detect 2nd failed NKorean missile launch in week

The presence of strategic weapons in a show of force will not only send strong warning to North Korea but they could be effectively put to use if Pyongyang dares to use nuclear weapons, the defense ministry of Seoul said . Navy Commander Gary Ross in a statement. South Korea and Japan immediately condemned Thursday's missile test. "We must update our comprehensive response strategy to deter the threat of North Korea ". Read More

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In Fayetteville, Bill Clinton says HB2 'based on fear'

In Fayetteville, Bill Clinton says HB2 'based on fear'

Former President Bill Clinton told OH voters Saturday the upcoming election would mark a decision of progression or regression for the country. Clinton - introduced as "America's next first gentleman" by attorney general and gubernatorial candidate Roy Cooper - promoted Hillary Clinton's economic and education proposals during the stop, which was followed by rallies in Goldsboro and Greenville. Read More

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UNESCO head faces 'death threats' over Jerusalem vote

The UN has not confirmed. "It is very important to say that this resolution just reminds Israel that they are the occupying power in East Jerusalem, and it asks them to stop all their violations, especially in the fields of competence of UNESCO , such as the excavations and such as the censorship on the scholastic programs and so on". Read More

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Pentagon chief vows 'overwhelming' response to any N. Korea nuke use

Pentagon chief vows 'overwhelming' response to any N. Korea nuke use

The United States "strongly condemns" the missile test by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea ( DPRK ) last night, said the Pentagon chief, noting the attempt, "even in failing, violated several UN Security Council resolutions". Monitors at U.S. Strategic Command detected the second failed launch by North Korea of an intermediate-range ballistic missile on Wednesday evening. Read More

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Grading the Game: Seahawks frustrated with offense, officiating in loss to Saints

Seattle got to the New Orleans 18-yard-line on a 27-yard slant pass to Doug Baldwin. The Seahawks offense would answer with some trickery, and Christine Michael would put Seattle up 14-3 after punching it in from 2 yards out. Snead has been consistent at making big plays, and has a great set of hands. Avril beat Saints tackle Zach Strief off the edge, then circled back to knock the ball from Brees' grasp and right into the hands of Michael Bennett, who returned it 22 yards for a Seattle ... Read More

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Trump supporter's 'JEW-SA' chant disgusting, says campaign manager

Trump supporter's 'JEW-SA' chant disgusting, says campaign manager

Donald Trump's campaign manager said the conduct of a supporter of the candidate who shouted "Jew S A" at reporters during a campaign rally was "unacceptable". She was offended that Tapper would attempt to "besmirch" Trump supporters like that. "Clearly, he doesn't speak for the campaign or the candidate". "But without question, people who are experts on hate groups say that there has been a comfort level that has been offered to people who are anti-Semitic that has been offered to people ... Read More

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UNESCO expected to adopt controversial Jerusalem resolution

The executive board of the UN's Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Tuesday officially adopted a resolution denying a Jewish connection to Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque complex (Haram al-Sharif). " UNESCO's adaptation of this virulently anti-Semitic and anti-Israel resolution is an outright abomination", he added. While Brazil joined Mexico in expressing issues with the measure, eventually Mexico backed away from its call for a re-vote after Western states expressed ... Read More

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Trump hits 'corrupt' Hillary Clinton; Mrs. Obama hugs her

Trump hits 'corrupt' Hillary Clinton; Mrs. Obama hugs her

Likewise, about 9 in 10 Clinton supporters across all racial and ethnic groups say Trump referring to a former Miss Universe as "Miss Piggy" makes them less likely to vote for him, while fewer Trump supporters are impacted by it. At an event on October 20 in Miami Gardens, Fla., Obama balanced his praise of Clinton with two of Florida's Democratic candidates, Rep. Frederica Wilson, up for reelection to the House, and Rep. Read More

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Michelle Obama shows off her fantastic style at Hillary Clinton rally 0

Michelle Obama shows off her fantastic style at Hillary Clinton rally 0

In an unusual move, Michelle Obama spoke at the event after Clinton - a sign of her superstar political status and perhaps indicative of how much pull the first lady may have with swing voters. WASHINGTON (AP) — When Hillary Clinton secured her place in the history as the first woman to win a major-party nomination for president, Democratic politicians around Washington marked the historic moment with barrage of statements, formal endorsements and public cheers. Read More

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Shocking: PA of Samajwadi Party MP Munawwar Saleem arrested for spying

Shocking: PA of Samajwadi Party MP Munawwar Saleem arrested for spying

While Subhash and Maulana had told the police that Shoaib was also present at the Delhi Zoo when they were handing over the documents to Akhtar, Shoaib told the police that he was present at a hotel. The Pakistani Foreign Office in a statement said: "The Foreign Secretary expressed deep concern over the activities of the Indian official that were in violation of the Vienna Convention and the established diplomatic norms". Read More

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Syrian government opens new Aleppo corridor for evacuations

Syrian government opens new Aleppo corridor for evacuations

Russian Federation and the Syrian army have called on residents and rebels in Aleppo to leave the city through designated corridors and depart for other insurgent-held districts under a promise of safe travel. "The collective failure of the worldwide community to protect civilians and halt this bloodshed should haunt every one of us", he noted further, and warned that "its costs will be borne by our children, and future generations". Read More

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Yemen's Hadi rejects UN-proposed peace deal

Yemen's Hadi rejects UN-proposed peace deal

Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners responded with airstrikes in March 2015 over Houthis seizing large parts of Yemen and sending Saudi-backed Sunni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi into exile. Saturday's attack comes just two days after the Saudi-led coalition said they destroyed a ballistic missile fired by the Houthis towards Mecca , Islam's holiest city. Read More

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Woman, BSF jawan injured in Pak shelling

Woman, BSF jawan injured in Pak shelling

Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani has said that India is leveling baseless charges of cross-border terrorism against Pakistan to divert world attention of human rights violations in Kashmir and urged the global community to take note of state-sponsored terrorism in the Occupied Kashmir. Read More

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Turkey Says Barrel Bombs Have Hit Syrian Opposition Fighters

Turkey Says Barrel Bombs Have Hit Syrian Opposition Fighters

Two days ago, a US army commander said that fighters from the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Unit would join the forces tasked to isolate Raqqa . "We want to see an isolation operation begin around Raqqa as soon as possible", Carter said during a visit to the Iraqi city of Irbil. The YPG is a US ally in the fight against ISIS, and the main component in the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) that has pushed back the militants from large territories. Read More

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FBI's October surprise complicates race for Clinton

According to the New York Times , the newly discovered mails emerged after agents seized electronic devices used by Clinton's closest aide, Huma Abedin, and her husband, Anthony Weiner . "We've heard these rumors", she said of Weiner's involvement. Her act was criticised as tantamount to compromising national security. "They know that if they even send a subpoena, let alone announce an investigation, that might leak and it might become public and it would unfairly influence the election ... Read More

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Indian-origin bus driver burnt alive by passenger in Australia

Indian-origin bus driver burnt alive by passenger in Australia

Terrorism has been ruled out as a motive at this stage, he said. A flag is flying at half mast over City Hall in the Brisbane CBD. Police say it appears to be a random attack and there's no suggestion it is terror-related. Paramedics confirmed 11 passengers escaped the blaze and were treated at the scene for minor injuries, including smoke inhalation. "[The passengers were] certainly lucky to get off and even more lucky the whole bus didn't engulf in flames". Read More

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