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World Malaysia, Singapore to set up trade link for stockmarkets
Author: 0 Malaysia, Singapore to set up trade link for stockmarkets

Apart from its trading facility, the new trading link will be also extended to post-trade arrangements, such as clearing and settlement. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) will set up cross-border supervisory and enforcement arrangements.

World Man Arrested for Selling Counterfeit UNC-Duke Tickets
Author: 0 Man Arrested for Selling Counterfeit UNC-Duke Tickets

The first Duke-North Carolina matchup of this season in this storied rivalry takes place at the Smith Center. Duke won the most recent clash with an upset in the ACC tournament semifinals last March. If the Tar Heels can limit the Blue Devils' second shots, they'll keep themselves in the game. "I think they've adapted really well to fit their style to fit their kids and they play it very well", the Blue Devils coach said.

World Who is the girl Salman chose over Katrina Kaif's sister
Author: 0 Who is the girl Salman chose over Katrina Kaif's sister

But after creating major curiosity among the masses, he revealed the truth that he found a new heroine Warina Hussain for his home production film, Loveratri , which also stars Salman Khan's brother-in-law, Aayush Sharma. Warina has been roped in to essay the role of lead actress in the movie opposite debutant Aayush Sharma. Loveratri is helmed by Abhiraj Minawala.

World Hundreds of Child Soldiers Reintegrated into South Sudanese Society
Author: 0 Hundreds of Child Soldiers Reintegrated into South Sudanese Society

Rebels recruited thousands of kids to fight in the Sudanese Civil War between the central Sudanese government and the Sudan People's Liberation Army, which lasted from 1983 to 2005. While the country backs the Convention on the Rights of the Child , stating that warring parties should refrain from recruiting children, the reality on the ground can look different.

World University of Malaya joins top 50 institutions in Asia
Author: 0 University of Malaya joins top 50 institutions in Asia

Both NUS and NTU achieved high scores in all areas of the ranking, in particular on citation impact and worldwide outlook. The University of Hong Kong rose from fifth to fourth place and the University of Science and Technology rose from sixth to fifth.

Author: 0 Steve Bannon to speak to Mueller team, House Panel next week

We didn't release the memo prior to the review process being complete, and were not going to do that this time ", Sanders told reporters. Critics accuse Rep. He said the White House was not leaning any way on the memo. The senator's letter said if the Democratic memo is not released it "will confirm the American people's worst fears ".

World Russian hackers successfully accessed voter registration rolls for 2016 elections, officials say
Author: 0 Russian hackers successfully accessed voter registration rolls for 2016 elections, officials say

The head of cybersecurity at the Department of Homeland Security revealed Wednesday that Russian Federation managed to hack into voter registration rolls of several states during the 2016 presidential election. There is however no evidence that the hackers managed to actually alter the rolls in any way, she added. Manfra told the news agency that security clearances are now being processed and that DHS will get information to each state.

World ACA enrollment reaches 11.8 million for 2018
Author: 0 ACA enrollment reaches 11.8 million for 2018

Some 11.8 million people selected plans on the federal and state-based exchanges, down 3.7% from past year, according to the National Academy for State Health Policy. "Obamacare is finished. It's dead". The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is expected to release its comprehensive review of 2018's open enrollment period in coming weeks.

World Mothers declare daycare employees waxed their youngsters' eyebrows
Author: 0 Mothers declare daycare employees waxed their youngsters' eyebrows

Though Salgado initially thought it was just a scratch after further inspection she realized the toddler's unibrows were waxed. The day care, which is run by the Boys and Girls Club of Benton and Franklin Counties, a nonprofit organization, is now investigating these claims.

World Palestinian chief says U.S. cannot impose peace deal
Author: 0 Palestinian chief says U.S. cannot impose peace deal

To further enrage the Palestinians, the Trump administration recently ordered to cut the US financial aid to a United Nations relief agency for the Palestinian refugees. One of the decisions was to sever ties with Israel and to suspend the recognition of the state of Israel, until the latter recognizes an independent state for the Palestinians on the territories that Israel has occupied since 1967.

Author: 0 United States vows new North Korea sanctions ahead of Olympics face-off

Trump and other senior officials have repeatedly said that time is running out before North Korea gains the capability to strike the US mainland with a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile. But the delegation list submitted to the sanctions committee by South Korea identifies him as "Chairman of the State Physical Culture and Sports Guidance Commission".

World Reports six injured in Melbourne hot air balloon crash
Author: 0 Reports six injured in Melbourne hot air balloon crash

Two women in their 50s, one with back injuries, one with back and ankle injuries, were taken to Maroondah Hospital. A man in his 20s has also been taken to Box Hill Hospital with back injuries. Emergency services have been unable to confirm the number of injuries, although a spokesperson said there were "quite a few injured". "I thought it was my grandson playing with a toy or something".

World Wildcard Kvitova thrashes Mladenovic to claim St Petersburg crown
Author: 0 Wildcard Kvitova thrashes Mladenovic to claim St Petersburg crown

Double Wimbledon victor Petra Kvitova captured the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy on Sunday for her first title of the year, beating defending champion Kristina Mladenovic 6-1 6-2 in the final. Mladenovic will be pleased to have ended that barren spell, but her performance in the final was below-par as Kvitova showed accuracy in her serve and great power from the baseline.

World India overpower Proteas in 3rd ODI
Author: 0 India overpower Proteas in 3rd ODI

Fast bowler Lungi Ngidi, who has already played in Tests and Twenty20 internationals, was making his one-day worldwide debut in place of Morne Morkel, while all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo replaced wrist spinner Tabraiz Shamsi. Once Markram was stumped off Kuldeep, South Africa's soft underbelly was exposed. It was also Kohli's second-highest ODI score after 183 against Pakistan in 2012.

World North Korea's nuclear attack to United States is a recent possibility : U.S. envoy
Author: 0 North Korea's nuclear attack to United States is a recent possibility : U.S. envoy

North Korea has since hit back and accused the USA of preparing for a "pre-emptive strike against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea". "A limited pre-emptive strike on the DPRK is under consideration within the U.S. It went on to say that the "dolt-like Trump should know that his backbone would be broken, to say nothing of a 'bloody nose, ' and the empire of America would go to hell and the short history of the U.S.

World Zuma's future to be known in coming days
Author: 0 Zuma's future to be known in coming days

Zuma now remains in office amid pressure for him to step down and the postponement of the ANC's much anticipated national executive committee (NEC) meeting. The Guptas and Zuma have denied any wrongdoing. However, if it does not succeed in removing Zuma now, the only solution would be for those opposing him within the ANC to vote with the opposition in the no confidence vote scheduled for later in February.

World First missiles, now tsunami-yet another false alert rocks the US
Author: 0 First missiles, now tsunami-yet another false alert rocks the US

On Tuesday morning, some residents from the East Coast down through the Caribbean, including folks along the Gulf Coast, received a push alert on their cellphones about a tsunami warning - an alert sent in error. Jeff Orrock is the meteorologist in charge at the Wakefield National Weather Service. The weather service says the false alert didn't appear on any of its communication channels.

World Winter Olympics: Everything to Know to Cheer on Team USA
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: Everything to Know to Cheer on Team USA

Members of North Korean cheering squad arrive at a hotel in Inje, South Korea , February 7, 2018. Ahead of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics , news reports out of notoriously secretive North Korea indicate that the country might have created it's very own domestic beer , using a so-called exclusive brewing technique.

World Snow causes major travel disruptions in France
Author: 0 Snow causes major travel disruptions in France

As heavy snowfall covered Paris, newlyweds Yu Jian and Chen Yiyun posed for stunning images in front of the Eiffel Tower. The snowy episode - up to 15 centimeters in the Paris region - brought some excitement to Parisians, though, with some putting on their skis to tackle the Montmartre slopes, where the Sacre Coeur basilica is located.

World Nicholas Petit-Frere Commitment: Top OT Chooses Ohio State
Author: 0 Nicholas Petit-Frere Commitment: Top OT Chooses Ohio State

The decisions by Petit-Frere, Walker and Jean-Baptiste promise to spice what otherwise was going to be an anticlimactic signing day for the Buckeyes. He visited MI and Notre Dame during the season with three more unofficial visits to the Buckeyes, Alabama and Florida over the past few weeks.

World Airstrikes outside Syrian capital kill at least 25 civilians
Author: 0 Airstrikes outside Syrian capital kill at least 25 civilians

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, helped by Iranian-backed militias and the Russian air force, is pursuing military campaigns against insurgents in the last major pockets of territory held by his opponents in western Syria . They said civilians in Idlib were being forced to move repeatedly to escape fighting, noting that two pro-government villages in Idlib also continued to be besieged by rebels.

World Death toll soars as Syria regime strikes rebel enclave
Author: 0 Death toll soars as Syria regime strikes rebel enclave

The government has blocked all deliveries of food and aid to eastern Ghouta , where almost 400,000 people are trapped, for more than two months. The army and its allies have besieged Eastern Ghouta , a pocket of satellite towns and farms under the control of rebel factions, since 2013.

World Maldives' ex-President Nasheed urges for India's military intervention to resolve crisis
Author: 0 Maldives' ex-President Nasheed urges for India's military intervention to resolve crisis

The country's Supreme Court recently ordered the release of nine jailed politicians, describing their trial as "politically motivated and flawed". Gayoom, the former dictator, is the half brother of Yameen. The removal was unconstitutional, the court said. Mahloof said in a statement that "We are very anxious that MPs are getting lots of threats, especially from officials within government".

World Woman found holding her eyeball outside church
Author: 0 Woman found holding her eyeball outside church

The Anderson County Sheriff's Office told Fox Carolina that dispatchers received a call around 11 a.m. Tuesday, regarding a woman holding a human eyeball near South Main Chapel. "Most of our deputies have never seen anything like that", Sheriff Chad McBride said. Eventually the woman was put on a stretcher and flown by medical helicopter to the hospital.

World British Court rejects Julian Assange's bid to cancel arrest warrant
Author: 0 British Court rejects Julian Assange's bid to cancel arrest warrant

Assange was granted political asylum in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over rape allegations. The judge, Emma Arbuthnot, said Assange must explain why he skipped bail - but he was not in court to do so and has not left the embassy for five and a half years for fear of arrest.

World Ex-Pope Benedict Says He's Nearing the End of His Life
Author: 0 Ex-Pope Benedict Says He's Nearing the End of His Life

The paper published the note today, just a few days before the anniversary of Benedict's stunning resignation announcement on February 11, 2013. I can only say that with the slow decline of my physical forces, interiorly, I am on a pilgrimage towards Home.

World Seven killed, 260 injured in Taiwan quake
Author: 0 Seven killed, 260 injured in Taiwan quake

At least 66 people remain unaccounted for across the city, the national fire agency said. Dozens of residents - and several pets - were rescued with ropes, ladders and cranes. "My bed turned completely vertical". It was the most severe natural disaster to hit Hualien in five decades, according to Fu Kun-Chi, the head of Hualien County.

Author: 0 (JPM) Shares Sold by SNS Financial Group LLC

Acting as the blue chip in today's trade, JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s existing market cap value showcases its prevailing assets, capital and revenues. ( JPM ) belonging to the Financial Services sector has surged 3.04% and closed its last trading session at $112.11.

World Bartomeu defends Pique after Catalan Derby celebration
Author: 0 Bartomeu defends Pique after Catalan Derby celebration

Barcelona's Gerard Pique could be suspended for between one and three games if La Liga's committee consider his gesture in celebration to Barcelona's equaliser against Espanyol as offensive, according to Marca . Barcelona's Gerard Pique celebrates with Sergio Busquets and Luis Suarez after scoring their first goal against Espanyol. Meanwhile Javier Tebas, the President of the Spanish Football League (LaLiga) said the organization would pass on the details of the incident to the ...

Author: 0 NVIDIA (NVDA) Receives "Buy" Rating from Mizuho

Tyrus Capital Sam who had been investing in Nvidia Corp (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $138.65 billion market cap company. 387.15 million shares or 0.29% less from 388.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Natl Registered Investment Advisor Inc reported 3,925 shares stake.

World Afghanistan becomes main theater of operations for US Air Force
Author: 0 Afghanistan becomes main theater of operations for US Air Force

As a taste of what is to come, a B-52 dropped 24 precision-guided bombs this week on Taliban training camps in northern Afghanistan. The Pentagon said strikes also targeted stolen Afghan National Army vehicles that were being converted into vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices, or VBIEDs.

World Las Vegas police search for suspects, motive in double homicide
Author: 0 Las Vegas police search for suspects, motive in double homicide

The suspect then runs back to the SUV and drives off. Though the victim was not homeless, the victim was alone and shot randomly. Police later determined the SUV caught on video fleeing the scene of the first shooting was the same vehicle connected to one of the other shootings later that day.

World US Attacks Pro-Assad Forces In Syria, Escalating Tensions
Author: 0 US Attacks Pro-Assad Forces In Syria, Escalating Tensions

US forces reportedly responded to an "unprovoked attack" by Syrian pro-regime forces at the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) headquarters on Wednesday, according to a statement from US Central Command (CENTCOM). The SDF is an alliance of Arab and Kurdish militias in northern and eastern Syria and with US backing are fighting against the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

World Percent Say Trump Trying to Derail Russia Probe
Author: 0 Percent Say Trump Trying to Derail Russia Probe

When asked whether Republicans in Congress were also trying to derail or obstruct Mueller's investigation, numbers were more mixed: 46 percent of overall voters said they were; 42 percent said they weren't. The poll found that 31 percent of Russians said Moscow tried to influence US domestic affairs in a significant way, compared to 55 percent of Americans who felt that their own government tried to do the same thing in Russia.

World A quick primer on what's in Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal
Author: 0 A quick primer on what's in Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal

House Majority Leader Dave Reed, R-Indiana, who's running for the 9th Congressional District seat now held by retiring U.S. Bill Shuster, said Republicans need to "look outside the box" for ways to pay for public education and other proposals contained in the administration's spending plan.

World Even Joe Biden is telling Trump to avoid an interview with Mueller
Author: 0 Even Joe Biden is telling Trump to avoid an interview with Mueller

The relevant segment began at the 5:30 mark. Trump has said publicly he would be willing to sit for an interview under oath, although The New York Times reported Monday that Trump's attorneys are advising Trump against an interview because of concerns he might be charged with lying to investigators.

World Economic forecast strong for Europe
Author: 0 Economic forecast strong for Europe

Assuming unchanged trade relations between Britain and the European Union after Britain leaves the block in March 2019, the Commission forecast Britain's economic growth would slow to 1.1 percent next year from 1.4 percent this year and 1.8 percent in 2017.