Business


India boycotts China's global trade jamboree

Chinese President Xi Jinping called for renewing the Silk Road spirit when addressing a banquet held Sunday evening in honor of foreign guests attending the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. It also reiterated the remarks made by Xi at the opening which said "All countries should respect each other's sovereignty, dignity and territorial integrity, each other's development paths and social systems, and each other's cores interests and major concerns".



Hamilton enjoying the intensity of duel with Vettel

Hamilton's second win in five races this season cut Vettel's lead from 13 points to six heading into the Monaco GP. Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull had a quiet race, and while his rivals crashed out and suffered engine failures, he found himself comfortably in third place to snag the final podium spot.


Australian police thought cooked feet in pot was a Halloween prank

Australian police thought cooked feet in pot was a Halloween prank

Mayang Prasetyo a transgender sex worker, was allegedly murdered and dismembered by her chef partner Marcus Volke, 27, who fled soon after police found the woman's remains in their Brisbane unit in October 2014. His partner said the apartment smelled awful, like something "I hadn't smelled before". "It was a bad smell, it was something I hadn't smelt before - I can't really describe it", he said.



GOP senators search for health care deal

But in tearing down "Obamacare", Republicans are not creating anything that will make health care "great again". Under the House bill , states would be allowed to reduce coverage requirements for people who buy individual insurance plans while allowing insurers to charge higher premiums to older people and those with pre-existing conditions if they had a lapse in coverage.


Backed forces prepare for final push on Raqa

Backed forces prepare for final push on Raqa

Felat spoke at a press conference in Tabqa, which the SDF captured from IS on Wednesday along with its nearby dam. It's also not clear how credible the USA assurances will be taken, as they made materially the same promise over the former ISIS city of Manbij, just a bit to the west of Raqqa, and Kurdish forces ultimately kept the city under their control, with the United States even sending troops to prevent Turkey invading the city.