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India's manufacturing sector bounces back from July's contraction

India's manufacturing sector bounces back from July's contraction

The number comes after United Kingdom manufacturers saw an uptick in new orders within the domestic market while export orders also remained robust during the month. Overnight, the dollar continued its comeback from a two-and-a-half-year slump, buoyed by a pair of economic reports that topped economists' forecasts, raising investor expectations for solid third-quarter economic growth. Read More

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The loonie is surging after Canada's big GDP surprise

The loonie is surging after Canada's big GDP surprise

If the economy were to sustain the current pace of expansion, it would be a significant uptick from the 2 percent annual growth rate that has mostly prevailed since the recovery began. "We're of the opinion that the customer is still spending, " Ms. Taylor told analysts earlier this month. The report also showed strength in business investment. Read More

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Finally Missing Pregnant Woman Found Dead in Red River

Finally Missing Pregnant Woman Found Dead in Red River

The couple accused of killing Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind allegedly provided police with conflicting stories about how they ended up with the missing woman's baby. Investigators remain tight-lipped about what happened to LaFontaine-Greywind after she went to that apartment. Two recreational kayakers had come upon her body, which was wrapped in plastic and secured with duct tape. Read More

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North Korea is reported to have launched several missiles, heightening tensions

On Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson , said he was pleased to see the regime had demonstrated some level of restraint, while President Trump said he respected that Kim Jong-un was starting to respect the U.S. Serving as a warning as to what might happen if Britain becomes involved with the United States and South Korean military exercises, a statement was issued by the Korean Central News Agency on Wednesday, the Mirror reports . Read More

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Lebanon finds remains believed to be soldiers kidnapped by IS

Lebanon finds remains believed to be soldiers kidnapped by IS

Hezbollah's Al Manar TV reported that the armed group has received the bodies of five of its fighters who were held by ISIL. The surrender of the remains of the fighters by the extremists took place at the border crossing of Mira. Damascus and the Lebanese militia movement Hezbollah are also now carrying out their anti-Daesh offensive on the Syrian side of the border. Hezbollah sources in Lebanon said the Islamic State had "succumbed under fire and asked for negotiations". Read More

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White House Official: Kushner Never Said Settlement Freeze Will Topple Netanyahu

White House Official: Kushner Never Said Settlement Freeze Will Topple Netanyahu

Al-Quds, al-Ayyam and al-Hayat al-Jadida said Abbas spoke to Jordan's King Abdullah II via a phone call about the outcomes of his meeting with the U.S. "We have told the Americans that we are committed to the American effort،" Khatib said. The American consulate in Jerusalem on Friday morning issued a statement suggesting Thursday evening's meeting in Ramallah between Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and the United States delegation led by President Trump's son-in-law Jared ... Read More

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No Progress in Latest Round of Talks Between Kushner and PA's Abbas

No Progress in Latest Round of Talks Between Kushner and PA's Abbas

President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner led last week's mission, with the delegation also including Jason Greenblatt, envoy for worldwide negotiations, and deputy national security adviser Dina Powell. "We've also told the Americans that we want clarity on their approach". US officials have said that they have not ruled out a two-state solution but that it is up to the two sides, not them, to agree on a way forward. Read More

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How Trump's wall could shut down the United States government

How Trump's wall could shut down the United States government

They also say that Congress shouldn't bend to Trump's request to fund construction of a border wall as a precondition for keeping the government open. It also puts more pressure on Republicans to find the votes internally to pass spending bills and an increase in the federal debt limit - two things hard-right conservatives in the House and Senate have refused to support in the past. Read More

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Belgium treating knife attack in Brussels as terrorist case

Belgium treating knife attack in Brussels as terrorist case

The attack on Friday is being treated as a terrorist incident, the prosecutor's office said . Soliders fired at the man, who died after being transported to a hospital. However, Belgian police said that the man had no previous affiliations to any terror organizations. "Our security services to be observant". An eyewitness in the London attack, Kiana Williamson, said she saw police officers trying to wrestle a man out of a auto that had stopped near the palace, one of the city's main ... Read More

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Miguel Cabrera involved in huge brawl between Yankees-Tigers

Miguel Cabrera involved in huge brawl between Yankees-Tigers

The Yankees' Tommy Kahnle retaliated by "throwing behind" Miguel Cabrera in the sixth, and Kahnle and manager Joe Girardi were ejected, with the latter incensed that Kahnle was ejected without a warning. What happened between Cabrera and Austin Romine? That brought both benches out again. With Aroldis Chapman getting ready to pitch following the Kahnle ejection, "maybe that's one of those things that's on his mind". Read More

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Straight As for 96 Altrincham Grammar School for Girls students

Straight As for 96 Altrincham Grammar School for Girls students

The school's headteacher, Mrs Johnson, said: "I am very pleased with this year's GCSE results, especially as we have maintained our high standards in a challenging national context". Notably, a significant 92 pupils achieved all A* and A grades, with 33 individual pupils securing 10 or more A* grades. An incredible 29 students achieved A* or above (8 or above on the new GSCE grading scale) in all their subjects. Read More

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North Korea will never surrender nuclear arms, says envoy

North Korea will never surrender nuclear arms, says envoy

Among those sanctioned are six Chinese companies, including three coal companies, and two Singapore-based companies that sell oil to North Korea and three Russians that work with them. The United States hopes this means North Korea is planning to restrain its "provocative acts" in the future, Tillerson said, adding: "Perhaps we are seeing our pathway to, sometime in the near future, having some dialogue". Read More

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Saudi-Qatar Land Border Opens

Saudi-Qatar Land Border Opens

Saudi Airlines had asked Qatari authorities for permission for their flights to transport Qatari pilgrims, which were scheduled after mediation between Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Qatar's Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al Thani. Read More

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Syrian Soldiers and Hezbollah Liberate Zones Bordering Lebanon

Syrian Soldiers and Hezbollah Liberate Zones Bordering Lebanon

Hezbollah has provided critical military support to the regime during Syria's six-year-long war. Damascus and Lebanese militia movement Hezbollah are also now carrying out their anti-Daesh offensive on the Syrian side of the border. The Lebanese army has this week been massing reinforcements and targeting ISIS positions in preparation for the planned offensive against militants entrenched on its side of the border. Read More

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Man arrested after three girls found dead in Maryland home

Man arrested after three girls found dead in Maryland home

PEOPLE reports that Antonio Williams , 25, was arrested in connection with the deaths of three children: his 6-year-old sister Nadira Withers , and his two cousins, Ariana Decree , 9, and Ajayah Decree , 6. In a Friday interview, Donelan hesitated to disclose details about the investigation, saying that she didn't want to jeopardize it. Prince George County Police Chief Hector Velez noted, "I wear a uniform, but I am a father". Read More

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Iraqi PM says start of Tal Afar liberation op underway

Iraqi PM says start of Tal Afar liberation op underway

On Thursday, the coalition conducted three strikes near Tal Afar that engaged two Daesh tactical units and destroyed warehouses, terrorist-held buildings, tunnel entrances and a command and control node. "Their faces looked desperate and broken". Grande described the situation inside Tal Afar as "very tough", because food and water are running out, and people lack the basic necessities to survive, according to the statement by the United Nations office for the Coordination of Humanitarian ... Read More

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Trump's ghosterwriter predicts he will resign…soon

Trump's ghosterwriter predicts he will resign…soon

In a follow up tweet , he predicted it will likely happen this year, perhaps as early as fall, which would be fitting. "Trump's going to resign and declare victory before that Mueller and the Congress, leaving him with no alternative". 'Eric & Donald Trump Jr., dumber versions of their father. "I genuinely believe that if Trump wins and gets the nuclear codes there is an excellent possibility it will lead to the end of civilization", Schwartz said at the time. Read More

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10 die in train derailment in India's Uttar Pradesh

10 die in train derailment in India's Uttar Pradesh

In January almost 40 people were killed when eight coaches and the engine of a passenger train derailed in the forest area of southern Andra Pradesh. Railway ministry officials said the cause of accident was not immediately known. On the other hand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi moved to twitter to express his sadness over the matter. There have been several rail accidents in India over the past year. Read More

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