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Global Media China soy imports fall in October as delays hit shipments
Author: 0 China soy imports fall in October as delays hit shipments

Exports rose 6.1% year-on-year in yuan terms to 1.25 trillion yuan ($188 billion) last month, the slowest rate since February, China's General Administration of Customs said in a statement Wednesday. But authorities believe independent refiners in China will increase imports next year and raised the 2018 import quota to 2.85 million bpd, up 55% from 2017's quota.

Global Media Pentagon knew of lapses reporting crimes to Federal Bureau of Investigation
Author: 0 Pentagon knew of lapses reporting crimes to Federal Bureau of Investigation

But Kelley was serving in the US Air Force at the time of his conviction, which means his case was handled via a court-martial. An Air Force spokesperson tells Channel 2 Investigates that Kelley received time for "good behavior" and also was credited for time served in confinement following his escape from a New Mexico mental institution on June 7, 2012.

Global Media Florida State University bans Greek life after student death
Author: 0 Florida State University bans Greek life after student death

In the coming weeks, the Division of Student Affairs will create and implement new measures in collaboration with students and other stakeholder groups, said Vice President for Student Affairs Amy Hecht . In addition to the Greek life suspension, Thrasher ordered a ban on alcohol at all events hosted by recognized student organizations. Students in those chapters will be allowed to remain as residents in their fraternity or sorority house and will have meal service.

Global Media US Democrats mount new effort to ban assault weapons
Author: 0 US Democrats mount new effort to ban assault weapons

We must honor their lives with action", Blumenthal said . "We know that we won't be able to stop every tragedy, but we absolutely can save lives". While the gun ban was in effect, gun violence fell but a study from the University of Pennsylvania concluded "we can not clearly credit the ban with any of the nation's recent drop in gun violence".

Global Media Slain Abbotsford officer identified as John Davidson
Author: 0 Slain Abbotsford officer identified as John Davidson

Davidson had been a police officer for 24 years, beginning his career in the United Kingdom working for the Northumbria Police from 1993 to 2005. Notes of sympathy and support outside the police headquarters are addressed to both the officer's family and the force.

Global Media Suspect dead after two police officers shot in Clayton County
Author: 0 Suspect dead after two police officers shot in Clayton County

When they tried to make contact, he fled on foot, Forest Park police said in a news release. As they rounded the corner of the house, they exchanged gunfire with Bailey and both officers were hit, police said. Bailey is now dead, a Forest Park Police spokesman said. Police are withholding the officers' names until their families have been contacted. It is now not known how he died.

Author: 0 Veterans' Day events are November 10, 11

Mark Burke. Program organizers expect at least as many veterans to attend this year. Cornhusker Girls State address will be given by Maggie Cleveland, and the Boys State address by Walker Stuhr. The celebration will honor Fort Bend County veterans from all five branches of the military and also feature Buffalo Soldiers, the American Legion, Jewish War veterans and area ROTC units.

Author: 0 Mugabe's Wife Grace Rises to Pinnacle of Power in Zimbabwe

Did I make a mistake in appointing him as my deputy?' Robert Mugabe has already been endorsed as Zanu-PF's candidate for next year's election. Tensions in the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front have grown as the nation gears up for elections next year when it may face a seven-party opposition alliance that's capitalizing on public discord over cash shortages, crumbling infrastructure and a collapse in government services.

Global Media Iran acknowledges gains of Pakistan Army in war against terrorism
Author: 0 Iran acknowledges gains of Pakistan Army in war against terrorism

Notably, Bajwa is the second chief of staff to visit Tehran in the past three months, as Turkish Chief of Staff Hulusi Akar also visited Tehran last month and met senior Iranian officials. He said that both sides Pakistan and Iran have agreed to further the proposals for its formalization. He also thanked the Iranian supreme leader for his supportive statement on Kashmir.

Global Media Self-operating shuttle bus crashes after Las Vegas launch
Author: 0 Self-operating shuttle bus crashes after Las Vegas launch

According to Las Vegas officials, the self-driving shuttle did "what it was supposed to do" in efforts to avoid the accident after its sensors detected the oncoming threat - but, while the shuttle stopped, the delivery truck did not. Another AAA rep confirmed to Mashable that the shuttle wasn't damaged either, calling the accident a minor fender bender and emphasizing that the system responded exactly how it should have to prevent the incident.

Author: 0 Tax Bill Could Include Repeal of Obamacare Individual Mandate

The individual mandate is a central tenet of Obamacare and requires most people to purchase health insurance or else pay a fine. The study also concludes that premiums would rise 10 percent every year. During an interview on Sunday, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Congress could use the legislation to repeal Obamacare's individual mandate. "CBO and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation estimate that repealing that mandate starting in 2019 would reduce federal budget deficits by $338 ...

Author: 0 AAP may nominate Raghuram Rajan for Rajya Sabha

Speaking on behalf of Rajan, the communications department of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business stated: "While Professor Rajan is engaged in a variety of educational activities in India, he has no plans to leave his full-time academic job at the University of Chicago ".

Global Media United Kingdom says Briton kidnapped in Nigeria last month killed, three others released
Author: 0 United Kingdom says Briton kidnapped in Nigeria last month killed, three others released

Alanna Carson, an optometrist from Ballymoney in Co Antrim, had been working with the New Foundations Christian medical charity in Nigeria when she was taken with three other United Kingdom colleagues three weeks ago. "We are grateful to the Nigerian authorities, and are unable to comment given the ongoing nature of their investigations". "Our staff will continue to do all we can to support the families", said the spokesman.

Global Media Federal Bureau of Investigation can't unlock Texas shooter's phone
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation can't unlock Texas shooter's phone

He said that the gunman was not in the FBI's database. The FBI eventually dropped the lawsuit after it revealed it had obtained a method to unlock the iPhone 5C with the help of an unnamed third-party. That time frame may have been critical because Apple's iPhone "Touch ID" - which uses a fingerprint to unlock the device - stops working after 48 hours.

Global Media N. Korean Suspects in Kim Jong-nam Murder Named in Court
Author: 0 N. Korean Suspects in Kim Jong-nam Murder Named in Court

Siti Aisyah of Indonesia and Doan Thi Huong of Vietnam are the only two suspects in custody. Two women, Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong from Vietnam, and four men who are still at large, have been charged in the murder of the half-brother of the country's leader, using banned chemical weapon VX at Kuala Lumpur airport on February 13.

Global Media 'Hell is Here' for burning elephants in award-winning photo
Author: 0 'Hell is Here' for burning elephants in award-winning photo

This exact phenomenon was portrayed by a photo taken by Biplab Hazra which shows an elephant and her calf running away from an irate mob who flung flaming tar balls and crackers at the elephants subjecting them to potential injuries, just to scare them away from their own settlements.

Author: 0 Pro-independence rallies grind Catalonia to a halt

More than 60 roads and highways were affected by the strike and dozens of local and national railway lines were also disrupted. Meanwhile, Spain's constitutional court has said the declaration of independence was "unconstitutional and void".

Global Media Texas Church Gunman Once Escaped From Mental Health Center
Author: 0 Texas Church Gunman Once Escaped From Mental Health Center

Kelley , who had assaulted his wife and stepson while he was an airman. The report also revealed that Kelley worked as a logistics readiness specialist at Holloman Air Force Base from 2010 until his discharge in 2014, when he was convicted on domestic violence charges.

Global Media Queen Elizabeth should apologise if tax evasion proved, says British opposition leader
Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth should apologise if tax evasion proved, says British opposition leader

In October, British regulators fined the firm, called BrightHouse, $20 million for overcharging customers and purposely targeting customers with mental health problems and learning disabilities. The Duchy also invested around US$7 million in the Jubilee Absolute Return fund, which invests in hedge funds. The fund's manager, Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation, today said it used the law firm for advice on reinsurance contracts and setting up accounts as part of its natural catastrophe ...

Global Media Voters showing interest in today's election
Author: 0 Voters showing interest in today's election

There are two major issues on the ballot today. The board believed "keeping this information would better protect the integrity of this election". In Valley Township, Montour County, where a supervisor's post was contested , lines formed early in the morning.

Global Media Trump visits China: Here's what to expect
Author: 0 Trump visits China: Here's what to expect

As Trump toured the Forbidden City, his commerce secretary Wilbur Ross joined his Chinese counterpart Wang Yang in Beijing's Great Hall of the People to oversee the signing of $9 billion of deals for everything from Montana beef to water purification equipment.

Global Media Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Star in the Puerto Rican Production of 'Hamilton'
Author: 0 Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Star in the Puerto Rican Production of 'Hamilton'

Per The Hollywood Reporter , Miranda will be taking the musical to Puerto Rico for a limited engagement in early 2019, where he'll be doing a three-week run from January 8 through January 27. Miranda, whose parents moved to New York City from Puerto Rico, has been a vocal advocate for Puerto Rican relief efforts - and a fierce critic of President Trump's response to the natural disaster.

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