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US State Dept confirms US, Russian senior diplomats' upcoming meeting in Helsinki

US State Dept confirms US, Russian senior diplomats' upcoming meeting in Helsinki

Deputy Secretary of State Thomas Shannon on September 11-12, a source at the Russian Foreign Ministry told TASS on Saturday. Earlier, AP said about a possible meeting of the diplomats, referring to the US officials. The US unexpectedly decreed late last week that Russian Federation had just a couple of days to close its consulate in San Francisco and several other diplomatic facilities in the country, which continues Washington's new habit of turning Moscow's diplomats into collateral damage ... Consulte Mais Informação

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North Korea Nuclear Crisis: Kim Jong-Un 'Begging For War'

North Korea Nuclear Crisis: Kim Jong-Un 'Begging For War'

Russian Federation condemns North Korea's nuclear test as "provocative", Putin told a televised news conference in China on Tuesday. Though China has always been the North's main trading partner and diplomatic protector, Kim's nuclear and missile tests have alienated Chinese leaders, who supported last month's United Nations sanctions that slash North Korean revenue by banning sales of coal and iron ore. Consulte Mais Informação

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SAP SE ADS (NYSE:SAP) Trading Up - Short Interest Up 15.46%

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Huntington National Bank raised its position in shares of SAP SE by 1.6% in the 2nd quarter. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a €105.00 ($125.00) target price on shares of SAP SE and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Consulte Mais Informação

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Insurance Companies Suspend New Policies In Path Of Hurricane Irma

Insurance Companies Suspend New Policies In Path Of Hurricane Irma

The ferocious storm was expected to slam into Florida overnight Saturday, and had been upgraded to a maximum-strength Category Five storm went it struck Cuba late Friday. On top of that, the hurricane caused landfall in the Florida Keys on Sunday. Florida, a region particularly exposed to hurricanes, has seen the insurance industry evolve significantly since Andrew, which did $ 27 billion of damage in the south of the State in 1992. Consulte Mais Informação

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Becomes first woman to break 30 on the roads with a sensational

Becomes first woman to break 30 on the roads with a sensational

This 21-second record in the 5k was only the second time she smashed a record on her way to a win in a longer race. En route, she passed 5k in 14:33 which is faster than the recognized world best for 5k on the roads of 14:46 . Behind her, runner-up Fancy Chemutai of Bahrain just missed the old world record , clocking 30:06. While Jepkkosgei wouldn't even confirm her intentions for the race tonight prior to its onset, afterward she reaffirmed her confidence to the media, detailing her ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Virginia scraps poke-to-vote machines hackers destroyed at DefCon

Virginia scraps poke-to-vote machines hackers destroyed at DefCon

DREs are used in 22 localities across the Commonwealth. "Virginia's move to decertify all of its paperless voting machines is a critical step toward securing its elections and acknowledging that post-2016, we're living in a fearless new world where election interference from hostile foreign attackers is no longer theoretical", Barbara Simons, the president of the election security nonprofit Verified Voting, said in a statement. Consulte Mais Informação

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Norway votes in cliffhanger election for parliament

Norway votes in cliffhanger election for parliament

The outcome of this election is likely to have a major impact on Norway's crucial oil industry as one or more smaller parties in each of the coalitions are seeking to impose limits on exploration in the Arctic Ocean off Norway's coast. "Unemployment is on the way down, growth is on the way up and we're creating more and more jobs", she said. Exit polls and forecasts based on early votes will be made public on Monday at 1900 GMT. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sanjay Raut claims Supriya Sule rejected Modi's Cabinet offer

Sanjay Raut claims Supriya Sule rejected Modi's Cabinet offer

Writing in Sena mouthpiece Saamana , Mr Raut said Mr Modi had expressed his wish to NCP chief Sharad Pawar in front of Ms Sule. Pawar, according to Raut, then recalled his meeting with Modi. The Sena's claim, on the same day that finance minister Arun Jaitley and CM Devendra Fadnavis attended a public function in Pune with Pawar, has heightened speculation in state political circles that the BJP is going all out to woo the NCP into its fold. Consulte Mais Informação

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[RUMOR] Shenmue 1-2 pack possibly coming to PS4 and Xbox One

[RUMOR] Shenmue 1-2 pack possibly coming to PS4 and Xbox One

None of the sites provides additional information, but the similarity between their locations seems to indicate that a local distributor may have sent them information too early, or with an erroneous embargo. This needs to be confirmed officially so take it as a rumor. We'll just have to wait a few more weeks to see what it reveals later this month, but we'll let you know once official word comes down the line. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hurricane Irma wrecks Sir Richard Branson's Necker Island home

Hurricane Irma wrecks Sir Richard Branson's Necker Island home

The English business magnate wrote in a blog post for Virgin on his satellite phone, saying he had "never seen anything like" Hurricane Irma and added that it was a "traumatic time " on the island. Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rosselló joins Hari Sreenivasan to talk about the hurricane's impact.disabled3004537838fZDI3MfU2a0227275227276http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/immigrant-evacuees-weigh-safety-fear-deportation/Immigrant evacuees weigh safety, fear of deportationBefore Hurricane Irma hit ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Lights crackle and surge during Hurricane Irma inflicted blackouts in Miami

Lights crackle and surge during Hurricane Irma inflicted blackouts in Miami

Storm chaser Simon Brewer records his buddy and fellow meteorologist Juston Drake putting himself in the face of fierce winds as he attempts to take a simple wind speed reading with an anemometer. There was also another video of Drake's measuring feat. Irma had been one of the most powerful hurricanes ever seen in the Atlantic, killing 28 people in the Caribbean and pummeling Cuba with 36-foot (11 metre) waves on Sunday. Consulte Mais Informação

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United States revises draft United Nations sanctions proposal on North Korea: diplomats

United States revises draft United Nations sanctions proposal on North Korea: diplomats

Pyongyang held a banquet, concert and performances in a weekend display of pageantry to celebrate the 3 September nuclear test, which the North said was a hydrogen bomb that could be fitted onto a rocket. Rather than learn its lesson after North Korea had "perfected the super-powerful thermo-nuclear weapon" to deter its aggression, it said, the U.S.is using the test as "an excuse to strangle and completely suffocate it". Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump has 'great concern' after Irma briefing: Pence

Trump has 'great concern' after Irma briefing: Pence

The briefing the President received at Camp David caused Trump "great concern" because, as the hurricane moves up the west coast of the state, the storm surge could result in deaths, Pence told CNN. Trump said the USA was grieving for those who were killed by Irma even before she reached the US mainland. Trump said earlier this week that military action against a nuclear-armed North Korea remained an option. Consulte Mais Informação

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