Daily Archive: August 12, 2017

Philippine Bank Chief Seeks Calm as Peso Weakens to 11-Year Low

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Nestor Espenilla called for calm on Sunday after the peso fell to an almost 11-year low against the dollar last week, saying the currency...

Beijing faces fresh challenges over its South China Sea claims

Beijing might have got its way over the language used in last week’s communique from Asean foreign ministers, but observers say its sweeping claims to the South China Sea...

What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Get Shorty’ and ‘Inside Windsor Castle’

Elmore Leonard’s novel is adapted for television, with only the faintest hints of the original story. And the Smithsonian Channel remembers Princess Diana. Source: US Feeds Link: What’s on...

Man in life-threatening condition after armed robbery near Eglinton Go station

Police said the man in his 50s was reportedly shot in the head and is in life-threatening condition after he was robbed just after 11 p.m. Source: Canada News...

Tennis: Federer beats Haase, meets Zverev in Montreal final

REUTERS – Roger Federer used a dominant service game to beat Dutchman Robin Haase 6-3 7-6(5) in Montreal on Saturday, setting up a Rogers Cup final against German Alexander...

Athletics: Injury floors Bolt and ruins final farewell

LONDON (Reuters) – Usain Bolt’s unparalleled career ended in extraordinary drama on Saturday as he pulled up with injury on the anchor leg of his very last race, the...

Philip Hammond and Liam Fox in post-Brexit deal call

Philip Hammond and Liam Fox put on a show of unity as they agree on a post-Brexit transition period. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Philip Hammond and Liam Fox in...

Mariota active in much-anticipated return; Titans' offense struggles

Mariota active in much-anticipated return; Titans’ offense struggles Source: ESPN Link: Mariota active in much-anticipated return; Titans' offense struggles

J-K: Two Army soldiers killed in Shopian encounter

[India] August 13 (ANI): Two Indian Army soldiers were killed in an encounter with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian on Sunday morning. The encounter has been going on...

West Bengal: 'Blue Whale' game snuffs out another life

In yet another incident, a class 10 student hailing from West Bengal allegedly committed suicide by suffocating himself on Saturday, following instructions on the infamous ‘Blue Whale’ online game....