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South Africa's rand firms as U.S.-China trade truce revives risk appetite

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s rand firmed against the dollar in early trade on Monday as investor demand for riskier assets rose after China and the United States agreed to a ceasefire in their trade war that has shaken global markets.

REUTERS - 2018-12-03 07:56:28

How Trump is rewriting Bush’s trade legacy

Bush expanded free trade. Now Trump is shrinking it. BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Late President George H.W. Bush leaves behind an extensive and long-lasting trade legacy, from NAFTA to initial deals with China, much of which has been under attack by President Donald Trump.

POLITICO - 2018-12-01 21:36:00

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi rises on oil gains, banks boost Qatar

Dec 3 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s stock market rose as oil prices climbed by more than 4 percent on Monday, leading to gains in its petrochemical and bank stocks. Qatar’s market also rose on the back of its banks, even as the world’s largest liquefied natural gas exporter said it would withdraw from

REUTERS - 2018-12-03 08:20:08

Trump Greets Argentinian President Mauricio Macri, Promptly Walks Off Stage

President Donald Trump continued to represent the U.S. on Saturday when he walked off stage during what was supposed to be a photo opportunity for him and other world leaders at the G20 summit.

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-12-01 22:06:00

Chinese state media praise Bush as 'statesman of vision'

BEIJING (AP) - Chinese state media are praising George H.W. Bush as a “statesman of vision,” recalling the late president’s role in helping end the Cold War and establishing policies toward China.

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-12-03 07:00:00
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Politics News

Michelle Obama cancels European book tour stops to attend Bush funeral

Former First Lady Michelle Obama tweeted Sunday that she’s canceling two stops on her best-selling "Becoming" book tour in Paris and Berlin to attend the funeral of former President George H.W. Bush.

AXIOS.COM - 2018-12-03 02:00:00

Intercepts Solidify C.I.A. Assessment That Saudi Prince Ordered Khashoggi Killing

The C.I.A. has evidence that Mohammed bin Salman, the Saudi crown prince, communicated repeatedly with a key aide around the time that a team believed to have been under the aide’s command assassinated Jamal Khashoggi, according to former officials familiar with the intelligence.

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-12-03 00:56:28

Trade Truce by China and U.S. Gives Both Sides Political Breathing Room

The agreement reached by President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China to effectively pause their trade war and work toward a pact appears to be aimed at giving the two leaders some political breathing room after an escalating fight has begun inflicting economic damage on both sides of the Pacif

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-12-02 23:51:00

How December could define Trump

One night in Buenos Aires could define Donald Trump's presidency. Within a few hours, Trump telegraphed ambivalence about the two issues that have defined his time in politics: China and the wall.

AXIOS.COM - 2018-12-02 23:30:27

Senate headed for clash over Saudi Arabia

The Senate is barreling toward a floor brawl over how to respond to Saudi Arabia's role in the slaying of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Senators took a significant step this week advancing a bipartisan resolution to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen, marking

THE HILL - 2018-12-02 22:59:00
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Business News

Turkish annual inflation falls in November from 15-year peak

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey’s consumer price index fell 1.44 percent month-on-month in November, official data showed on Monday, bringing the annual rate down from a 15-year high as a stronger lira, tax cuts and discounted products helped to trim prices.

REUTERS - 2018-12-03 07:43:25

Poland's PM has no reasons to lose trust in central bank head: Rzeczpospolita

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has no reasons not to trust the central bank governor Adam Glapinski, the head of the prime minister’s office, Michal Dworczyk, told Rzeczpospolita daily.

REUTERS - 2018-12-03 07:40:45

What Does EIH Associated Hotels Limited’s (NSE:EIHAHOTELS) P/E Ratio Tell You?

This article is written for those who want to get better at using price to earnings ratios (P/E ratios). We’ll show how you can use EIH Associated Hotels Limited’s (NSE:EIHAHOTELS) P/E ratio to inform your assessment of the investment opportunity. Based on the last twelve months, EIH Associated Hote

CNBC - 2018-12-03 06:22:13

Philippine Journalist, a Thorn to Duterte, Turns Herself In to Face Charges

The founder of an online news start-up critical of the Philippine government turned herself in to the authorities in Manila on Monday after a warrant for her arrest was issued over the weekend.

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-12-03 06:09:55

Stocks jump on news of US-China trade truce

New York (CNN Business)A cease fire is better than a trade war, and stocks jumped higher after the United States and China said they would stand down on further tariffs and continue talking about their differences.

CNN - 2018-12-03 01:16:00
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Technology News

Digital Pathology -- The Next Big Wave in Medical ‎Technology‏

With the dawn of digitalization, the healthcare sector has undergone significant changes. The digital penetrations in hospitals and different care management systems have not only provided better treatment for patient satisfaction, but have also enabled doctors to scale their skill sets and reach to


Microsoft to give Pentagon access to ` best ‎technology‏ '

US software giant Microsoft has pledged to give the Pentagon access to its "best technology" despite criticism from employees, breaking with other tech companies that are reconsidering military companies after facing internal backlash.

GLOBAL SECURITY - 2018-12-02 22:15:00

What Jobs will be Replaced by Artificial intelligence or ‎Technology‏ ?

Simply, it can be assumed that most jobs will ultimately get replaced by technology. And no one is safe. Artificial Intelligence will very soon capture the …

T.CO - 2018-12-02 19:07:30

‎Technology‏ shapes teaching , learning

RIYADH —Technology is transforming the way we live and work, from transportation, to retail, healthcare and numerous other industries that we rely on every day. In the GCC particularly, governments have been making major investments into building smart digital economies by harnessing the tremendous


‎Technology‏ in the spotlight at LA Auto Show

LOS ANGELES (CBS) Car shows are a place for automakers to show off new designs and body types, but many companies believe it's the technology on the inside that counts.

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Entertainment News

Update on the latest news , sports , business and ‎entertainment‏ at 12:20 a.m. EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President George H.W. Bush’s spokesman has posted a photo of the late president’s service dog lying in front of a flag-draped casket. Jim McGrath posted a picture Sunday of the yellow Labrador retriever named Sully with the caption, “Mission complete. #Remembering41.”

WTOP - 2018-12-03 05:00:00

Learn about ‎entertainment‏ options

Cutting the Cord! Cable-free Options for TV Entertainment will be 6 p.m. Thursday at the Windsor Branch of the Fort Smith Public Library, 4701 Windsor Drive. “Cutting the cord” or “cord cutting” refers to cancelling cable or satellite subscriptions in favor of alternatives like streaming video servi

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-12-02 07:01:00

TIDAL integrates with ‎entertainment‏ platform Plex

TIDAL has partnered with ‘global music streaming and entertainment platform,’ Plex. This partnership adds access to TIDAL into the Plex app, with an exclusive subscription deal for new Plex users that are new Tidal subscribers.



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Arts & ‎entertainment‏ calendar

Comedy & Dinner Show, 6 p.m., Dec. 1. Golden Hawk Golf Course, 9861 Meisner Road, Casco. Saturday December 1st, 2018 Comedy & Dinner Show Featuring Comedian Billy Ray Baurer Doors Open at 6pm Strolling Appetizers, Prime Rib Dinner, and a great show. $45 per person cash bar Adult - $45.00. $45.

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Health News

Nigerian president denies rumors surrounding his ill ‎health‏

ABUJA: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday quashed a rumor stemming from his ill health that he had died and been replaced by a lookalike impostor from Sudan, his spokesman said.

ARAB NEWS - 2018-12-03 02:44:49

Ketogenic diet has long term ‎health‏ effects - Dietician warns

Dieticians have warned individuals to desist from depending on a ketogenic diet as a means of losing weight. According to Nana Kofi Owusu, a dietician and a lecturer at the University of Health and Allied Sciences, this popular high-fat, low-carb diet can have devastating long-term health effects.


QRCS team meets Palestinian ‎health‏ ministry officials

A delegation from Qatar Red Crescent Society’s (QRCS) representative office in the Gaza Strip met with officials from the Palestinian Ministry of Health. During the meeting, they discussed means of developing relations between the two sides to serve the.


Mental ‎health‏ program volunteers needed

Bilingual county residents have an opportunity to change someone’s life. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Prince William and Hispanic Organization for Leadership and Action (HOLA) is looking for extra help with a Latino Mental Health Awareness and Outreach program.


Semester-end mental ‎health‏ apocalypse approaches

Academic life is not easy for most people. It requires much time and energy from students and can be challenging even without the added weight of a job and trying to fit a social life in there somewhere. Fast forward to the weeks before finals and life can be straight up unbearable for some people i

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