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International Monetary Fund can offer policy advice, financial support for Belt and Road Initiative

The warm response the worldwide community has been giving to China's hosting of the BRF also speaks to that. India has been opposed to the inclusion of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) under the OBOR initiative. "I would like to congratulate the Chinese government and the people of China for hosting a successful Belt and Road Forum and express my deep gratitude for their gracious hospitality".


White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers

White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers

The blue traffic lines serve a special reminder for the police officers in Franklin. "Each one of those officers got up in the morning, went in to do their job, and never came home", said Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt as he addressed the officers to begin the service.



Predators wear down Gibson, Ducks

Stymied time after time by Ducks goaltender John Gibson on Tuesday, denied apparent goals twice when they too enthusiastically crashed into him, the Predators wrested a gutsy 2-1 victory from the Ducks and took a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference finals.



Handover all James Comey documents on Trump: US Congress to FBI

An associate of ex-FBI Director James Comey has revealed that President Trump asked the former FBI chief to shut down an investigation into former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn, who was forced to resign after it was revealed that he had lied about phone conversions with Russia's ambassador to the USA - making him vulnerable to blackmail.


South Korea's president warns high chance of clashes with North Korea

South Korea's president warns high chance of clashes with North Korea

Moon's hopes for a softer approach have been complicated by North Korea's rapid progress toward its stated goal of developing a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the US mainland. Harris's calls for stricter sanctions against North Korea came a few hours after USA ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said the US would "call out" and sanction nations that continued to support North Korea.



General election 2017: Labour unveils pledges costing £48.6bn

It said the money could be raised by setting the threshold for the 45p rate of income tax at £80,000 instead of £150,000 and introducing a new 50p rate on earnings over £123,000. However, those spending figures do not include the costs of renationalisation of several key industries. As previously reported, Labour also plans to appoint a digital ambassador whose role will be to liase with tech companies to promote Britain "as an attractive place for investment and provide support for ...