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Wall Street drops over 1.5 percent as global growth worries resurface

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks tumbled over 1.5 percent on Tuesday on concerns of global growth after the International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast, China reported a sharp slowdown and a few U.S. companies gave disappointing earnings outlooks. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January Read More

Equities slump as growth worries resurface

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A gauge of world stock markets fell on Tuesday as concerns over global growth spurred investors to look toward safe-haven assets such as the Japanese yen and government bonds, with equities extending losses on additional trade worries. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New Read More

Moscow slams EU’s ‘arbitrary’ chemical-weapons sanctions, threatens to retaliate

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Russia has threatened to respond to “freshly invented” punitive measures imposed by the EU over the Skripal poisoning. Moscow says it’s an arbitrary punishment that disrespects established non-proliferation norms. The accusations that gave rise to the sanctions “don’t stand up to criticism,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. “We reserve the right to Read More

RigNet Expands its Adaptive Video Intelligence Suite with Video Motion Analytics

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HOUSTON, Jan. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNET), the leading provider of ultra-secure, intelligent networking solutions, today introduced video motion analytics as an addition to its Adaptive Video Intelligence (AVI) suite. Video motion analytics expands the “Intelligence” feature of AVI, RigNet’s comprehensive remote video intelligence system that delivers cost-efficient, high-quality video streams Read More

‘You need to talk to the guys with the guns’: Report reveals perennial US-North Korea intel talks

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The landmark 2018 summit between Washington and Pyongyang was prefaced by nearly a decade of bilateral intelligence negotiations, a report shows. US and North Korean intelligence services communicated since 2009 through a “goon channel,” the Wall Street Journal reports on Tuesday, citing current and former US officials. The channel would have initially been established by Read More

Pakistani officers gun down 4 people, incl. 13-year-old girl, claiming they were ‘terrorists’

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Over a dozen members of a police counterterrorism unit were arrested in Pakistan after footage, which showed officers riddling a car with bullets and killing four people including a teenage girl, surfaced online sparking protests. Pakistan’s Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) initially said the killings in Sahiwal, a city in a in Punjab Province, were lawful Read More

Xi keeps China on high alert for 'black swan' events: Xinhua

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FILE PHOTO: Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during an event to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the “Message to Compatriots in Taiwan” at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China January 2, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Schiefelbein/Pool BEIJING (Reuters) – China must maintain its high alert to “black swan” events while “gray rhino” events must Read More

Saudi-led airstrikes rock Sanaa, Yemen casting shadow over 2nd round of peace talks

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Sanaa, Yemen was hit by massive Saudi-led coalition airstrikes, hitting civilian as well as military targets. The raid, described as “violent” by locals, comes before a second round of UN-sponsored peace talks later this month. Coalition warplanes struck several targets across the Houthi-held city in raids on Saturday evening, including training camps, drone storage facility, Read More

Docs claim US trained UAE pilots for combat in Yemen, signaling deeper involvement in conflict

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The American military has trained UAE fighter pilots for combat missions in Yemen, indicating Washington’s deeper involvement into the ongoing conflict, a recent report citing US Air Force documents claims. The papers were obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request by Yahoo News. They appear to show how United Arab Emirates (UAE) pilots and Read More