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South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se said he believed Washington would consult Seoul if it was considering a pre-emptive strike against the North. Foreign journalists inside the country were told to prepare for a "big and important event" Thursday, Reuters reported . Japan has asked the United States to consult with it prior to any military action US forces might take against North Korea, and the USA government has indicated its intention to accept the request, a source in the ...
  • Russian FM Lavrov holds joint presser with US State Secretary Tillerson

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    Ahead of the joint media conference with Mr Lavrov, Mr Tillerson met President Putin . Tillerson, whom Putin awarded the Order of Friendship in 2012, was perhaps best suited for the mission of reestablishing communications. Viktor Ozerov, the head of the defence and security committee in Russia's upper house, said Russia's enemy in Syria will continue to be terrorist rebels: "Russia does not intend to get involved in an armed standoff with the United States there", he was quoted saying by ...
  • Xi Jinping calls Donald Trump for 'peaceful' North Korea solution

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    Very powerful. In another sign of rising tensions, Japan reportedly planned to send warships to join a USA fleet near North Korea ahead of any potential nuclear tests. On Syria, Xi said any use of chemical weapons was unacceptable and that the path of political settlement should be followed. The North has carried out five nuclear tests since 2006, two of them previous year.
  • 'Charging Bull' sculptor accuses NYC of violating his rights

    'Charging Bull' sculptor accuses NYC of violating his rights

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    Di Modica says the statue is an "advertising trick" created by two companies - Street Global Advisors, a Boston-based investment giant, and McCann, its NY advertising firm. Di Modica originally installed the bull in front of the New York Stock Exchange after the 1987 stock market crash to highlight America's financial resistance.
  • Trump on Assad: 'That's a butcher'

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    Sergio Mattarella is in Russi. Trump's top aides said earlier this month that the President was moved by the photos and video of children suffering from the effects of the chemical attack and that those pictures, in a way, compelled him to take action against the Syrian president.
  • SpaceX to launch 'recycled' rocket today

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    Following stage separation after this evening's launch, the Falcon 9's first stage will attempt a landing on SpaceX's " Of Course I Still Love You " droneship that will be stationed in the Atlantic Ocean. SpaceX has said the first-stage booster has gone through an extensive evaluation process, including a thorough inspection of the entire booster and individual engine testing.
  • Dollar slides as Trump says currency is

    Dollar slides as Trump says currency is "getting too strong"

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    The run-up to the meetings was overshadowed by an exchange of accusations that one side or the other was undermining worldwide law. "As a whole, the administration's stance with regards to Syria remains a mystery". Defense Secretary James Mattis said earlier in the day the airstrike was meant to deter the use of chemical weapons, and that while there is "no doubt the Syrian regime is responsible" for an attack last week, America's priority in Syria is the fight against the Islamic State ...
  • Tesco PLC reiterated as Sell By Bryan Garnier

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    JP Morgan downgraded De La Rue plc (LON:DLAR) rating on Monday, January 9. It has underperformed by 4.65% the S&P500. The rating was initiated by Piperjaffray with "Overweight" on Friday, September 23. It has a 13.74 P/E ratio. Whitman Howard reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Wynnstay Group plc (LON:WYN) in a report released on Thursday morning.
  • TNB Financial Takes Position in Vodafone Group Plc (VOD)

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    Security National Trust Co. now owns 4,195 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock valued at $123,000 after buying an additional 195 shares during the last quarter. The stock's market capitalization is $71.43 billion. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. now owns 5,666 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock valued at $165,000 after buying an additional 1,504 shares during the last quarter.
  • European Union draft guidelines soften line on post-Brexit UK relationship

    European Union draft guidelines soften line on post-Brexit UK relationship

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    Brexit Secretary David Davis said the Great Repeal Bill would allow the UK Parliament and Welsh, Scottish and Northern Ireland administrations to scrap, amend and improve laws. Davis says: "We want a deal, and she was making the point that it's bad for both of us if we don't have a deal". Britain will aim to establish its own free trade deals with countries beyond Europe, and impose limits on immigration from the continent, May has said.
  • Just the Facts on Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL)

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    Presently there is a target price of $13.60 set for WLL, a figure which is above the most recent high set by the stock. (WLL) is $13.6/share according to the consensus of analysts working on the stock, with an expected EPS of $-0.2/share for the current quarter.