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Wall Street opens lower as Trump comments worry investors

Wall Street opens lower as Trump comments worry investors

He also said he may shut down the government if he does not get funding to build a wall on the U.S. -Mexico border. Sim Moh Siong, FX strategist for Bank of Singapore, said it's unclear whether Trump's comments are a negotiation tactic or constitute a real threat that could lead to a government shutdown.


Typhoon Hato Kills 12, Injures Hundreds in South China

Typhoon Hato Kills 12, Injures Hundreds in South China

Hong Kong 's meteorological authority said Hato had maximum winds of up to 175kph (109mph). The DFA cited initial reports from Consul General Lilibeth Deapera of the Philippine Consulate in Macau and Deputy Consul General Roderico Atienza of the Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong which stated that there are no Filipino nationals among the casualties or injured by the typhoon.


Savannah Leckie's Adoptive Family In Mourning

Savannah Leckie's Adoptive Family In Mourning

Savannah Leckie's biological mom was charged with her death. . Leckie was raised by an adoptive mother in Minnesota but had returned to live with Ruud and her now-husband within the a year ago, authorities said. As authorities began their search, Ruud and Peat left the property and were married in Summersville, Mo. Ruud's ex-boyfriend, Buddy Smart, told investigators he had seen her discipline Savannah by "forcing her to crawl through a hog pen" and forcing her to bathe in a pond, the ...


U.S. slaps sanctions on more Chinese, Russians

U.S. slaps sanctions on more Chinese, Russians

Mnuchin said in his department's press release . Yesterday, U.S. treasury department announced that it is imposing sanctions against 10 foreign entities largely Chinese and Russian and against 6 individuals for dealings with North Korea in violation of existing United Nations resolution.


City of Charlottesville shrouds Confederate statues in memory of slain protester

City of Charlottesville shrouds Confederate statues in memory of slain protester

And President Trump has staunchly defended the monuments, writing on Twitter , "It's sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our attractive statues and monuments". A growing number of US political leaders are calling for the removal of statues honoring the Confederacy, saying they promote racism. Ward believes these issues have long festered beneath the surface among advocates of American civil rights.


North Korea has 'too many soldiers' to feed as drought threatens millions

North Korea has 'too many soldiers' to feed as drought threatens millions

But in a sign of declining American credibility, South Korean President Moon Jae-in has also suggested that his country can no longer rely on Washington for protection even as he maintained that North Korea would be "crossing a red line" if it put a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental ballistic missile.