Daily Archive: October 10, 2017

NAFTA talks hit contentious phase as Canadian PM fights for trade pact

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Contentious new U.S. demands are set to hit NAFTA negotiating tables on Wednesday, threatening to push modernization talks toward collapse as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘Mr. Robot’ and ‘Riverdale’

As Halloween approaches, dark, violent shows like “Mr. Robot” and “Riverdale” return for new seasons. And a Halloween classic comes to Netflix. Source: US Feeds Link: What’s on TV...

Kenyan Opposition Leader Won't Run in New Election

Oct.11 — Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga won't run in a new presidential election ordered by the Supreme Court, testing the limits of the East African nation’s constitution and...

Ruling elite of China’s Communist Party makes final preparations for five-yearly congress

China’s Communist Party opened a meeting on Wednesday to make final preparations for a key congress next week at which President Xi Jinping is expected to further tighten his...

Offshore investors boost holdings of Chinese bonds by US$5.9 billion in September, biggest gain in 12 months

Offshore institutions increased their holdings of Chinese bonds for a seventh consecutive month in September, indicating resilient overseas demand for the securities despite a weakening yuan. Holdings of all...

Newspaper headlines: Paltrow and Jolie accuse Weinstein

Mounting allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein make many of Wednesday’s front pages. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Newspaper headlines: Paltrow and Jolie accuse Weinstein

U.S. Treasury dashes hopes for near-term World Bank capital hike

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Treasury official dashed hopes for a World Bank capital increase in the near term, saying the multilateral lender first needs to review its balance...

Ditka clarifies remark downplaying oppression

Ditka clarifies remark downplaying oppression Source: NFL Link: Ditka clarifies remark downplaying oppression

Golden Knights' home opener emotional tribute

Golden Knights’ home opener emotional tribute Source: ESPN Link: Golden Knights' home opener emotional tribute

China and U.S. 'neck and neck' in foreign assistance spending

New data on more than 4,300 projects in 150 countries indicate China’s foreign aid contributions have almost matched those of the world’s largest foreign aid donor, the United States....