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Gold inches down from near-two month high

Gold inches down from near-two month high

Although the company's quarterly earnings and comparable sales were strong, investors appeared to be anxious about supply constraints in the housing market that could be a drag on Home Depot's future earnings. Spot gold had eased 0.1 per cent to $1,276.40 per ounce at 0322 GMT. "Amid tensions in the global arena, it's hard to seek higher prices ahead of three days of holidays", Kawaguchi added.


China tells USA and North Korea to cool it

China tells USA and North Korea to cool it

She said the European Union "and its member states will strengthen their diplomatic work by reaching out" to North Korea and South Korea, the US, China, Russia and Japan. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says that he and President Donald Trump have agreed that preventing North Korea from launching missiles toward Guam is of utmost importance.


Chinese Troops Enter Ladakh on Independence Day

Chinese Troops Enter Ladakh on Independence Day

Chinese troops had managed to enter up to Finger Four area in the region of Ladakh from where they were sent back. The PTI news agency said soldiers threw stones, causing minor injuries to both sides, as Chinese troops tried to enter Indian territory near the Pangong lake.


North Korea delays plan to fire missiles toward Guam

North Korea delays plan to fire missiles toward Guam

Japan's Kyodo News Agency said that the North Korean government called in its ambassadors to the UN, China and Russian Federation a day after it revealed its military plans to fire at Guam . Joseph Dunford is traveling in Asia and is expected to meet with leaders in China , South Korea and Japan. "The United States, which was the first to bring numerous strategic nuclear equipment near us, should first make the right decision and show through actions if they wish to ease tensions ...


Guam leader backs 'punch on the nose' for Pyongyang

Guam leader backs 'punch on the nose' for Pyongyang

Washington has previously said it will consider talks with Pyongyang if it agrees to give up its nuclear weapons program, a pre-condition North Korean officials have described as a non-starter. He's also said 'I'm not negotiating my way back to the negotiating table, ' and North Korea knows exactly what it has to do". "Regardless of whatever twist and turns we could experience, the North Korean nuclear program should absolutely be solved peacefully, and the (South Korean) government and the ...


CIO leader resigns from Trump's council, says president 'tolerates bigotry'

CIO leader resigns from Trump's council, says president 'tolerates bigotry'

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Tuesday resigned from President Trump's manufacturing council. President Trump's remarks today repudiate his forced remarks yesterday about the KKK and new-Nazis. The departures have come amid criticism of the president for not initially and specifically condemning neo-Nazis after a vehicle ran into a crowd of counter-protesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., killing one.