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North Korea denies torturing American detainee

North Korea denies torturing American detainee

Tillerson said earlier in the week that he planned to press China on resolving the North Korean crisis. Trump has been counting on China to use its economic leverage with the government of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as American concern grows over the North's acceleration toward having a nuclear missile that can strike the US mainland.



Liberum Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Workspace Group plc (WKP)

Tate & Lyle PLC had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Numis Securities. JP Morgan maintained it with "Overweight" rating and GBX 2526 target in Thursday, September 8 report. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of VM in report on Wednesday, July 13 with "Neutral" rating. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, April 1.



President Trump talks health care upon arrival in Milwaukee

The Obama administration dedicated $90 million to apprenticeship programs, the same amount that's in Trump's proposed budget . While the executive order will take time to fully implement, it reflects the Trump administration's emphasis on expanding job opportunities for all workers, especially middle class jobs, while channeling taxpayer dollars into effective and successful apprenticeship and job training programs.


Donald Trump is open to cooperating on Belt and Road projects: China

Donald Trump is open to cooperating on Belt and Road projects: China

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says China has a responsibility to exert much greater economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to prevent an escalation of tensions in the region. Chinese officials were not immediately available for comment after the talks. Trump has previously shown little willingness to work together on Chinese President Xi Jinping's signature project to build new trade and investment links between Asia, Europe and Africa.



Citing strong job market, Fed votes to boost rates

The Fed also mapped out a very gradual approach to shrink its US$4.2 trillion holdings of Treasury and mortgage-backed assets that would allow it to begin as early as September. That's the highest level since 2008, when policymakers cut rates to encourage borrowing and spending after the financial crisis. The committee chose to raise rates again despite an economic slowdown at the start of 2017, which it predicts will be temporary.



'Why didn't Cong make Meira Kumar president when in power'

The former Bihar chief minister said while Nitish Kumar skipped today's meeting of opposition parties, RLD leader Ajit Singh was there, ensuring that 17 parties supported Meira Kumar's name. If Nitish ditches the opposition at this juncture, it will be tough for his JD (U) to behave as if it is business as usual. The sources said Gandhi as well as Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and BSP supremo Mayawati supported Meira Kumar's candidature on Wednesday.