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by | March 18, 2018 | 03:38

The institutional investor purchased 4,528 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $292,000. Sei Investments Co. boosted its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 196.4% during the 3rd quarter. About 13,308 shares traded. iShares MSCI Brazil Small-Cap ETF (NASDAQ:EWZS) has risen 49.88% since March 17, 2017 and is uptrending. Over the course of the day 2.38 million shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 1.94M over the last 30 days for iShares MSCI ...

by | March 18, 2018 | 03:17

Such a move could wind up harming US interests more than continued stalemate. "There is no change to our goal of reaching a comprehensive resolution with North Korea including on the nuclear, missile and abduction issues, and to normalize diplomatic relations".

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:34

Sweden's foreign minister held what she called "good and constructive" talks with her North Korean counterpart on Friday amid growing speculation about a possible meeting in the Scandinavian country between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un .

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:25

And Trump's allies on Capitol Hill have not been notified of any major changes and have been told not to expect anything immediately. Rejecting the report , Sanders said, "Just spoke to the president and McMaster". It's a question that has the whole White House on edge. Speculation is rife over who will be the next official to go. Kelly has likewise told aides, "I'm in".

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:00

According to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the Turkish air strike "directly" hit the medical facility. Syrian State TV broadcast footage of men, women and children walking along a dirt road near the town of Hammouriyeh, many of them carrying bags, to escape rebel-held areas.

by | March 18, 2018 | 01:45

Her mother has already filed a FIR, and investigation is underway to find her whereabouts. Senior officers said that Johri would be arrested if he failed to report to the police station on Monday. The protesters also pushed for the suspension of the professor from teaching responsibilities "because otherwise the same students will have to go back to the same labs under the same professor after having publicly complained against him".

by | March 18, 2018 | 01:19

Gurib-Fakim's lawyer made the announcement on Saturday, telling reporters that she will leave office on March 23. Gurib-Fakim claimed the use of the NGO credit card for these expenses was purely accidental, saying she used the PEI credit card because she also owned a personal credit card from the same bank.

by | March 18, 2018 | 01:18

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the allegations were unacceptable and that British diplomats would be expelled, Russia's RIA news agency reported Thursday. Speaking after his meeting at the Foreign Office on Friday, British Ambassador Laurie Bristow said the, "crisis has arisen as a result of an appalling attack in the United Kingdom - the attempted murder of two people using a chemical weapon developed in Russian Federation".

by | March 18, 2018 | 00:48

Fresh from San Diego where he visited prototypes for his border wall, President Trump dropped into Los Angeles on Tuesday , sheltered within a bubble of security and secrecy usually reserved for chief executives' surprise visits to risky foreign nations.

by | March 18, 2018 | 00:20

The New York Times reported on Friday that Central Intelligence Agency chief Mike Pompeo, whom Trump nominated this week to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, has been playing a lead role in planning the talks and has been conducting back-channel communications with North Korean representatives.

by | March 17, 2018 | 23:24

Russia's Foreign Ministry summoned Bristow for talks in a heightening dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain. Russian Federation has denied any responsibility for the attack on Mr Skripal and his daughter. "This crisis has arisen as a result of an appalling attack in the United Kingdom, the attempted murder of two people using a chemical weapon developed in Russian Federation and not declared by Russian Federation to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical ...

by | March 17, 2018 | 23:06

Yesterday, the White House announced the imposition of new economic sanctions against Russian Federation in response to their cyberattacks against the USA; official statements specifically mentioned interference with the 2016 Presidential Elections and with the NotPetya global ransomware wave from 2017 as chief motivations behind the sanctions .

by | March 17, 2018 | 23:00

British Ambassador Laurie Bristow was called to the Foreign Ministry Saturday morning to be informed of the moves. She also repeated accusations made by Britain to the United Nations that the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English city of Salisbury on March 4 was a "flagrant breach of worldwide law and the Chemical Weapons Convention".

by | March 17, 2018 | 22:47

Russian Federation also said it was halting the activities of the British Council, Britain's global organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities, across the country. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said the United Kingdom government believes it "overwhelmingly likely" that Russian president Vladimir Putin ordered the nerve agent attack in England on a former double agent.

by | March 17, 2018 | 22:39

Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May, speaks at the Conservative Party's Spring Forum in central London, Britain March 17, 2018. Russian President Vladimir Putin then cracked down on non-governmental organisations, forcing several of them to close down.

by | March 17, 2018 | 22:30

After several media organizations sued to obtain video from the school's surveillance system, a Broward judge last week ordered the public release of four video clips captured when the incident occurred. However, the sheriff's office warned that timestamps on the video and timestamps on the dispatch recording might not be "exactly synchronized". Israel later defended his "amazing leadership", despite Peterson's inaction and other questionable decisions by his command staff to set up a ...

by | March 17, 2018 | 22:11

At the Saturday morning briefing, FIU President Mark Rosenberg didn't expand on the fact that FIU had known about the report of cracking. While it's not yet clear what caused the failure of the unfinished span Thursday, the disaster has cast a spotlight on a rapid construction technique widely used around the U.S.

by | March 17, 2018 | 21:37

The Nato boss said they would not try to "isolate Russia " but added they "would respond" if Putin continued to "behave" in the way it is. Relations between London and Moscow have crashed to a post-Cold War low over the Salisbury attack, the first known offensive use of a nerve agent in Europe since World War Two.

by | March 17, 2018 | 21:23

Such process was possible due to the advance of the Syrian army inside Eastern Ghouta, as people said the rebels have prevented them from leaving before and the progress of the army opened this road for them. Eastern Ghouta, a 105-square-km agricultural region consisting of several towns and farmlands, poses the last threat to the capital due to its proximity to government-controlled neighborhoods east of Damascus and ongoing mortar attacks that target residential areas in the capital, ...

by | March 17, 2018 | 21:07

He said that the UP bypoll results reflect the desire of the Indian public to get out of the grips of the BJP rule. The BJP is now blaming "poor voter turnout", "lack of enthusiasm" or "a deal between the Samajwadi Party with Bahujan Samaj Party " for its rout in the two critical seats in Uttar Pradesh.

by | March 17, 2018 | 21:02

Earlier Russia chose to expel 23 British diplomats as a reaction to Britain's actions. On Friday, the U.K.'s foreign minister, Boris Johnson, blamed Russian President Vladimir Putin personally for the attack, telling an audience, "We think it overwhelmingly likely that it was his decision to direct the use of a nerve agent on the streets of the United Kingdom, on the streets of Europe , for the first time since the second World War".

by | March 17, 2018 | 20:28

That doesn't leave a whole lot of time - considering today is the 16th of March the two Koreas have two weeks at most until they engage in high-level talks - South Korean side will likely be represented by Unification Minister Cho Myung-kyun.

by | March 17, 2018 | 20:21

Afghan security forces backed by the U.S. -led coalition troops have intensified military pressure on militants since August a year ago when U.S. President Donald Trump announced Washington's new strategy on Afghanistan and south Asia. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan, said protecting the city was a priority for foreign forces. The scaring attack, which caused panic among Kabul residents, came amid increased government forces' crackdowns on anti-government ...

by | March 17, 2018 | 20:14

Russia's Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador to Moscow on Saturday morning and told him that the diplomats had one week to leave Russian Federation. The British National Security Council will meet early next week to consider the next steps after Saturday's expulsion announcement. The closure of the British Council's Moscow office will sever cultural ties, while that of the consulate- general in St Petersburg will end Britain's diplomatic presence in Russia's second city.

by | March 17, 2018 | 19:56

On Martin's LinkedIn page, that has since been taken down, she is also listed as vice president and assistant general counsel for the Trump Organization. That payment is the subject of complaints that the watchdog group Common Cause filed with the Federal Election Commission and the Department of Justice alleging it violated campaign finance rules.

by | March 17, 2018 | 19:32

Mr Glushkov was found dead at his home in New Malden, southwest London , on Monday evening. The UK police consider the lives of Russian citizens living on British soil may be under threat after two recent cases: the death of businessman Nikolai Glushkov and ex-spy Sergei Skripal's poisoning.

by | March 17, 2018 | 19:13

Witnesses said the plane hit a tree and electric post before slamming into the house. Rescuers have not been able to determine if the people in the house were killed or have managed to escape, Lizardo said. CAAP has yet to give any official confirmation on the passengers and plane crewmembers as of posting. The cause of the crash was not immediately known.

by | March 17, 2018 | 19:14

Like any new element in a complex formula, Blizzard has had to tinker with their new tank/support in various ways since her testing began, but they feel that she's finally ready for the big leagues. A full list of her abilities, as outlined by Blizzard, follows below. Repair Pack - Brigitte throws a Repair Pack that can heal an ally. Brigitte is combining two roles in Overwatch that teams sometimes find themselves without, and so far she has been a hit on the PTR servers.

by | March 17, 2018 | 19:00

High winds and dust in the air can make for unsafe driving conditions and might cause issues for residents with respiratory diseases, the weather service said. There's a 20 percent chance for rain on Friday night and Saturday , and a 30 percent chance for precipitation in the mountains on those days. This afternoon: Mostly sunny, windy and warmer.

by | March 17, 2018 | 19:01

McMaster was reported to be on the way out too. "They had a meeting". "We've made a decision to narrow down the agenda topics to denuclearizing the Korean peninsula, securing permanent peace to ease military tension and new, bold ways to take inter-Korean relations forward", said Im, who is head of the preparation team.

by | March 17, 2018 | 18:45

The Russian is a six-time silver medalist and a three-time bronze medalist at the Paralympic Games. Despite the injury, she has continued to shine on the global stage, claiming cross-country gold medals in the 1.1km sprint and today's 5km event.

by | March 17, 2018 | 18:43

Wicker had spent weeks bombarding state media markets with advertisements, questioning McDaniel's allegiance to President Donald Trump. He says Thursday he believes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is trying to influence Bryant's selection of someone to temporarily fill Cochran's seat until a special election is held in November.

by | March 17, 2018 | 18:14

The rear end does not have much grip and that creates problems for me at the front. A victory this time around would be an almighty shock but he does have the machine that won six times a year ago at his disposal, so perhaps we shouldn't rule it out.

by | March 17, 2018 | 15:54

The attack on the Skripals revived memories of the fate of Alexander Litvinenko, a Russian dissident who died of Polonium poisoning in a 2006 attack in the United Kingdom that London blamed on Moscow . British police said there is no apparent link to the attack on Glushkov and the poisoning of the Skripals. Johnson's comments followed up on Prime Minister Theresa May's decision Wednesday to expel 23 Russian diplomats from Britain.

by | March 17, 2018 | 15:40

It also said it would halt the activities of the British Council, the country's global organisation for cultural relations, in Russian Federation. Earlier this week, Britain announced the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats and suspension of high-level contacts over the poisoning.