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Progressive solons protest arrival of President Trump

Progressive solons protest arrival of President Trump

President Trump said he had a "great relationship" with his Philippine counterpart during a photo-op. Questions about whether Trump believes the assessment about Russian election-meddling have trailed him since January, when he said for the first time, shortly before taking office, that he accepted that Russia was behind the election-year hacking of Democrats that roiled the White House race.



Korea gauging proper timing for planned aid to N. Korea

Over the decades since the peninsula was divided, dozens of North Korean soldiers have fled to the South through the DMZ, which extends for two kilometers either side of the actual borderline. Two North Korean soldiers defected to the South in June after crossing the frontier at another location. These were the first gunshots fired at the truce village of Panmunjom in 33 years and the first defection of a North Korean soldier since 2007.


Alleged Hardik sex video surfaces, he says not surprised

Alleged Hardik sex video surfaces, he says not surprised

We may not have similar political views, but they are my friends. Throwing a challenge at PM Modi, Hardik said the people of Gujarat can not be fooled by such gimmicks. Though Rahul Gandhi did not refer to the video episode, he said that the BJP was trying to silence the voice of the young leaders by hook or by crook.


General Electric plans to slice quarterly dividend in half

General Electric plans to slice quarterly dividend in half

TN now owns 649,236 shares of the company's stock worth $19,230,000 after buying an additional 8,518 shares in the last quarter. About 707,831 shares traded. GE's profit will be $2.43B for 17.42 P/E if the $0.28 EPS becomes a reality. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for General Electric's Q4 2017 earnings at $0.30 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $0.20 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.25 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.28 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.42 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $1.15 EPS.


Xi Jinping: China to Maintain Peace in the South China Sea

Xi Jinping: China to Maintain Peace in the South China Sea

There have been two armed conflicts between China and Vietnam in the sea - brief clashes in 1974 and 1988 that claimed the lives of dozens of Vienamese troops. U.S. President Donald Trump gave similar assurances in a separate meeting with the ASEAN leaders and tried to cozy up with Duterte, the summit host and chairman.


As per gallon prices rise, SD gas costs rest below United States average

As per gallon prices rise, SD gas costs rest below United States average

The average price for a gallon of regular gas in the Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice market was $2.51, 18 cents higher than the previous week, AAA reported Monday. AAA Michigan surveys daily fuel prices at 2,800 gas stations across the state. That's caused supply levels to tighten and gas prices to increase. "Fortunately, domestic oil supply and production made solid gains".