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 2017-09-21 16:02 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Toys "R" Us hires holiday staff... +

The toy retailer that filed for bankruptcy protection this week plans to hire thousands of workers, including toy demonstrators, to staff its stores for the holidays. Fred Katayama reports.}...

 2017-09-21 16:01 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Wells Fargo CEO to testify before Senate as questions linger over scandal... +

Wells Fargo (WFC.N) Chief Executive Tim Sloan is due to testify before Congress on Oct. 3 as the bank deals with fallout from a sales scandal a year ago that continues to spark new revelations....

 2017-09-21 16:00 

AP

The Latest: President Trump gives hurricane update... +

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico AP — The Latest on Hurricane Maria all times local : 10:25 a.m. President Donald Trump is providing an update on the U.S. response to a series of massive hurricanes. The......

 2017-09-21 16:00 

Reuters

[ US ]

Death toll from Hurricane Maria rises as storm heads north... +

Deadly Hurricane Maria flooded parts of the Dominican Republic on Thursday and continued to dump heavy rain on the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico after destroying buildings and knocking out power to the entire island....

 2017-09-21 15:59 

Ynetnews

Saudi King to visit Russia... +

MOSCOW Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz is expected to visit Russia, the RIA news agency cited Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Thursday.The agency earlier cited a source saying the Saudi King's trip to Russia is planned for O...

 2017-09-21 15:58 

Ynetnews

UN votes to help Iraq collect evidence against Islamic State... +

UNITED NATIONS The UN Security Council has authorized the world body's investigators to help Iraq collect evidence that could lead to prosecuting Islamic State extremists for war crimes.The council unanimously passed a resolution Thursday. It asks th...

 2017-09-21 15:58 

Press Trust of India

BSP rebel leader joins SP... +

(EDs: Updating with fresh inputs, background)Lucknow, Sep 21 (PTI) BSP rebel Indrajeet Saroj, who wasa minister when the Mayawati-led party ruled Uttar Pradesh,joined the Samajwadi Party (SP) today in the presence of itschief Akhilesh Yadav here.Besides S...

 2017-09-21 15:57 

Ynetnews

Denmark arrests man, woman for alleged links to IS... +

COPENHAGEN, Denmark Danish authorities say two people have been arrested under the country's anti-terror laws for allegedly purchasing and shipping items "to be used in combat" from Denmark to the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.Domesti...

 2017-09-21 15:56 

UPI

EU threatens to make U.S. tech companies pay higher taxes... +

European Union officials threatened to enact higher taxes on U.S. tech companies if other countries don't revise agreements governing international taxation....

 2017-09-21 15:53 

Press Trust of India

US dollar ends sharply higher against rupee... +

Mumbai, Sep 21 (PTI) The US dollar ended sharply higheragainst the rupee at 64.81/82 per dollar and the poundsterling also finished higher at Rs 87.31/33 at the close ofthe Interbank Foreign Exchange (forex) market here today.Following are the interbank f...

 2017-09-21 15:52 

Press Trust of India

Gold, silver plunge on global cues... +

Mumbai, Sep 21 (PTI) Gold declined by Rs 220 per 10 gramsat the bullion market here today on poor offtake by investorsamid bearish global cues.Silver also tumbled by Rs 600 per kg due to poor demandby industrial units and coin makers.Standard gold (99.5 p...

 2017-09-21 15:50 

Central News Agency

Taiwan holds safety drill at second nuclear power plant... +

Taipei, Sept. 21 (CNA) A nuclear emergency exercise was held Thursday at Taiwan's second nuclear power plant in New Taipei City as part of an annual disaster prevention and rescue drill held nationwide....

 2017-09-21 15:50 

ANA-MPA

Protesting miners conclude march in central Athens, meet company management... +

Protesting miners from the Kassandra mines in Halkidiki concluded a march through central Athens on......

 2017-09-21 15:50 

Central News Agency

Tang Prize CEO advises on combating climate change... +

Taipei, Sept. 21 (CNA) Tang Prize Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Chern Jenn-chuan () offered advice on how best to combat climate change at an international meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, Sept. 19-21....

 2017-09-21 15:48 

Press Trust of India

Six new additional judges join Calcutta High Court... +

Kolkata, Sep 21 (PTI) Six new additional judges took oathat the Calcutta High Court today, while another judge wasgiven a formal farewell.The new appointments and the retirement of a judge willtake the strength of the judges at the high court to 35against...

 2017-09-21 15:46 

Press Trust of India

Tamil Nadu situation turning from bad to worse: CPI... +

Chennai, Sep 21 (PTI) The CPI today said the politicalsituation in Tamil Nadu was turning "from bad to worse" andblamed the BJP for the recent developments in the state.The Left party also announced statewide protests onOctober 3, demanding chief ...

 2017-09-21 15:45 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.N. chief asks Iran president to release former U.N. official... +

U.N Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday for the release of U.S. citizen and former U.N. official Baquer Namazi, a U.N. spokesman said after they met on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly....

 2017-09-21 15:45 

Reuters

[ World ]

Syria's Kurds to hold historic vote in 'message' to Assad... +

Kurdish-led regions of northern Syria will hold elections on Friday, a historic expression of free will and a message to President Bashar al-Assad as he seeks to reassert control over the whole country, a senior Syrian Kurdish politician said....

 2017-09-21 15:45 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Wall Street slips from record levels as Apple, Fed view weigh... +

U.S. stocks slipped from their all-time highs on Thursday, weighed down by Apple and the hawkish stance of the Federal Reserve, which hinted at raising interest rates for a third time this year despite low inflation....

 2017-09-21 15:44 

Reuters

[ World ]

Road to electric car paradise paved with handouts... +

The Norwegian island of Finnoey has the highest density of electric cars in the world, but that could be set to change as subsidies paid to drivers becomes too much for the country....

 2017-09-21 15:43 

Press Trust of India

SSB man was killed in terror attack, says J&K police... +

(Eds: Repeating after dropping an unnecessary word in 5thpara)Jammu, Sept 21 (PTI) Ending speculation, the Jammu andKashmir police today said the killing of a head constable ofSashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and wounding of another jawanyesterday in Ramban...

 2017-09-21 15:41 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Zarif calls Iran deal 'nonnegotiable' global achievement... +

New York, Sep 21, IRNA Iran's Foreign Minister called on all parties involved in the Iran nuclear deal to stay committed to the international agreement, saying the deal, as a global achievement, is not renegotiable....

 2017-09-21 15:40 

UPI

Trump touts alliances with Ukraine, Afghanistan on final day at U.N.... +

President Donald Trump opened his final day at the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday by talking with leaders from Afghanistan and Ukraine....

 2017-09-21 15:38 

Reuters Canada

Exclusive: U.S. Homeland Security found SEC had 'critical' cyber weaknesses in January... +

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security detected five ...

 2017-09-21 15:35 

AFP

Ryanair's O'Leary says could ground more planes... +

Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary on Thursday said he could not rule out axing more flights, but added any additional cancellations would not be linked to ongoing pilot roster problems.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countr...

 2017-09-21 15:32 

AFP

Protesters gather in Barcelona as Catalan referendum dealt a blow... +

Catalonia's vice-president admitted Thursday that plans to hold an outlawed independence referendum had been dealt a major blow by a crackdown the previous day, as people gathered in Barcelona for a second day of protests.The global network of Agence ...

 2017-09-21 15:31 

Ecns.cn

Men of steel ... +

Smart systems and automation have curbed pollution and increased energy efficiency in the heavy industry sectors...

 2017-09-21 15:31 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Leader: US élite 'ashamed' of POTUS... +

Tehran, Sep 21, IRNA Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said in a meeting with the members of the Assembly of Experts in Tehran on Thursday that American elite 'feel ashamed' of having such a president as Donald Trump....

 2017-09-21 15:30 

UPI

Gal Gadot in talks to join cast of 'Deeper' with Bradley Cooper... +

Gal Gadot is being eyed to join Bradley Cooper in MGM's upcoming underwater thriller, "Deeper."...

 2017-09-21 15:29 

TASS

China made offer to Rosatom on new nuclear power plant site... +

Rosatom is currently building the Tianwan NPP in China...

 2017-09-21 15:29 

Reuters

[ World ]

EU wants May to make firm offers now for Brexit deal: Barnier... +

British Prime Minister Theresa May should make the EU firm offers by next week to break deadlock in Brexit talks if she wants an orderly withdrawal and transition to a new relationship, the bloc's negotiator said on Thursday....

 2017-09-21 15:29 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.N. team to collect evidence of Islamic State crimes in Iraq... +

The United Nations Security Council on Thursday approved the creation of a U.N. investigative team to collect, preserve and store evidence in Iraq of acts by Islamic State that may be war crimes, crimes against humanity or genocide....

 2017-09-21 15:29 

Reuters

[ World ]

Mexico rescuers labor against time to find trapped quake survivors... +

Rescuers labored against the odds on Thursday to find survivors trapped beneath crumpled buildings in central Mexico following the country's deadliest earthquake in 32 years, as the search for a 12-year-old schoolgirl that transfixed the nation faced ...

 2017-09-21 15:28 

TASS

Russias position in FIFA has always been strong official ... +

The main election to the FIFA Council was held at an UEFA Congress in Helsinki in April...

 2017-09-21 15:28 

AP

South Korea urges North Korea to abandon nukes, seek talks... +

UNITED NATIONS AP — South Korea's president is urging North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons and seek dialogue....

 2017-09-21 15:27 

UPI

Canadian lawmaker sorry for calling environmental leader 'climate Barbie'... +

A Conservative Canadian lawmaker apologized Wednesday for calling Environmental Minister Catherine McKenna "climate Barbie" on Twitter....

 2017-09-21 15:27 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Top eight Iranians tourist destination... +
 2017-09-21 15:24 

UPI

Demi Lovato on her sexuality: 'I don't owe anybody' an explanation... +

Demi Lovato reacted to a Twitter user who criticized her for refusing to label her sexual orientation....

 2017-09-21 15:24 

UPI

Ice-T has been a fan of 'SVU' guest star Brooke Shields since 'Blue Lagoon'... +

Ice-T says he has long admired Brooke Shields and is happy she is guest starring on his show "Law & Order: SVU."...

 2017-09-21 15:21 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait lends Tanzania USD 13.6 mln... +
 2017-09-21 15:21 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwaiti, Spanish MPs discuss expanding cooperation... +
 2017-09-21 15:21 

Ecns.cn

Timing of Lee's visit proves relations remain resilient ... +

To everyone concerned about the recent vicissitudes in China-Singapore relations, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's ongoing China visit, his first state visit since August 2013, is welcome, and it is being perceived as a sign that the soured bila...

 2017-09-21 15:20 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iranians to Hold Nationwide Rallies to Condemn Trump's Remarks... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian people from all walks of life will stage rallies across the country on Friday to voice their outrage over recent comments by US President Donald Trump against the Islamic Republic in the United Nations General Assembly....

 2017-09-21 15:20 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Watchdog: Nuclear Warheads Still Building Up in 4 Countries... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The global number of nuclear warheads dropped last year, but it seems China, India, North Korea and Pakistan are expanding the size of their atomic arsenals, a Swedish arms watchdog said Thursday....

 2017-09-21 15:20 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Myanmar Protesters Try to Block Aid Shipment to Rohingya Muslims... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Buddhist protesters in Myanmar threw petrol bombs to try to block a shipment of aid to Muslims in Rakhine state, where the United Nations has accused the military of ethnic cleansing, before police fired in the air to disperse them....

 2017-09-21 15:20 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

German FM Says JCPOA Should Not Be Jeopardized... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Germanys Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel cautioned against moves that would put the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers at risk....

 2017-09-21 15:19 

Ecns.cn

Study finds Chinese unicorns are galloping ahead of U.S. rivals ... +

China could soon overtake the U.S. as the tech unicorn capital of the world, according to a recent report by a leading consultancy group, coming on the back of successive reforms and policies aimed at boosting innovation and startups in the country....

 2017-09-21 15:19 

UPI

Orbital ATK launches Patriot system target vehicle... +

A Patriot target vehicle has been successfully launched from Wake Island by Orbital ATK for the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center....

 2017-09-21 15:19 

Ynetnews

Russia says will target US-backed fighters in Syria if provoked... +

MOSCOW Russia warned the United States it would target areas in Syria where US Special Forces and US-backed militia were operating if its own forces came under fire from them, which it said on Thursday had already happened twice.Russia was referring to t...

 2017-09-21 15:19 

Reuters

[ Lead Headline ]

Trump to add sanctions on North Korea, but not on oil: U.S.... +

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States will add more sanctions against North Korea, as U.S. allies have called for enforcing international sanctions as the best way to get Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons program....

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