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Clinton, Trump meet world leaders for very different reasons

Clinton, Trump meet world leaders for very different reasons

Trump and Clinton's meetings with al-Sisi have raised some questions for human rights activists-al-Sisi led a military takeover that opened a period of political violence that left more than a thousand people dead and a that jailed an estimated 40,000 people including protesters, students, and journalists.


BOE's Forbes Sees No Case for Additional Easing Yet After Brexit

BOE's Forbes Sees No Case for Additional Easing Yet After Brexit

Following the OECD's upwards revision, chancellor Philip Hammond said: "I am confident that we have the tools necessary to support the economy as we adjust to a new relationship with the European Union". It said the United Kingdom faced a period of "uncertainty and adjustment" - with risks to the health of public finances as a result. Publishing the Bank's minutes from its 20 September financial policy committee meeting, the FPC said it is continuing to monitor the financial stability ...



Nigel Farage hands over Ukip reins to Diane James

Mr Farage said he had campaigned for years to get his country back "and now, folks, I want my life back". Pressure from UKIP helped push then-Prime Minister David Cameron into holding a referendum on Britain's European Union membership, which resulted in a victory for the "leave" campaign.


Bangkok Takes Title in 2016 Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index

Bangkok Takes Title in 2016 Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index

Bangkok topped the list of 132 cities, while London, Paris, Dubai and NY rounded out the rest of the top five. "Ranked at number 10, right after Shanghai, the city boasts of 4.86 million visitors along with a visitor spend of United States dollars 3.6 billion for 2016", the report said.


Schools in Canada province closed by threat, but no device found

Schools in Canada province closed by threat, but no device found

Earlier in the day, police conducted searches of the schools, and teachers were asked to inform RCMP of anything suspicious or out of place. The threat was similar to those received in Prince Edward Island, Halifax and possibly a few locations in the US.



Attack on Syrian medical facility kills 4 staff

Russian Federation was probably responsible for the deadly bombing of a United Nations humanitarian aid convoy in Syria, U.S. officials said Tuesday, further shredding what remained of a severely weakened agreement between the United States and Russian Federation aimed at halting the war.