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Oct 18
2018

Robot market growth slows as trade war hits industrial spending: robot industry chief

TOKYO (Reuters) – An escalating trade war between the United States and China has dampened manufacturers’ appetite for investment in equipment, causing growth in the industrial robot market to slow, the chief of the global robot industry group said. Many global manufacturers “are now in a wait-and-see mode, wondering whether to shift production (away from […]

Oct 16
2018

Jamal Khashoggi: Pressure grows on Saudis as US envoy meets king

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Pompeo thanked the king for his “commitment” to an investigation Pressure is growing on Saudi Arabia to explain the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met King Salman in Riyadh. Mr Khashoggi was last seen at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two weeks […]

Oct 15
2018

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey ‘to search Saudi consulate’ in Istanbul

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJamal Khashoggi: What we know about the journalist’s disappearance Turkish officials investigating the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi will search Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul later on Monday, according to reports. Turkish officials believe Mr Khashoggi was murdered in the consulate by Saudi agents nearly two […]

Oct 14
2018

Jamal Khashoggi case: Saudis defy ‘threats’ over missing writer

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJamal Khashoggi: What we know about the journalist’s disappearance Saudi Arabia rejects political and economic “threats” over missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a source quoted by state news agency SPA says. The country would respond to any punitive action “with a bigger one”, the unnamed senior source said. […]

Oct 13
2018

Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayan peak Gurja

Image copyright Frank Bienewald/Getty Image caption Nepal is home to eight of the world’s 14 highest peaks At least eight climbers died when a violent snowstorm destroyed their camp on a Himalayan peak in western Nepal. A five-member South Korean expedition team and four Nepali guides were at the base camp of Mount Gurja when […]

Oct 12
2018

Hurricane Michael leaves ‘unimaginable destruction’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAerial footage shows the destruction in Mexico Beach, Florida Hurricane Michael left “unimaginable destruction” as it ploughed into coastal areas of Florida, the state’s governor, Rick Scott says. “So many lives have been changed forever,” he said. “So many families have lost everything.” The worst hit areas […]

Oct 11
2018

Storm Michael: Record-breaking ‘hell’ storm mauls US

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDevastation as Michael makes landfall The third-strongest storm in recorded history to hit the mainland US has battered north-west Florida, flooding beach towns and snapping trees. Hurricane Michael made landfall on Wednesday afternoon as a category four storm with 155mph (250km/h) winds in the state’s Panhandle region. […]

Oct 10
2018

Louisville Voter Guide Takes It Up A Notch Locally

Louisville Voter Guides have in the past left something to be desired.  The official state guide at govoteky.com only gets a voter to register and understandably it leaves out most of the candidate information. Sean Delahanty’s campaign site similarly must remain neutral as a judge must remain nonpartisan but his voter guide includes candidates website […]

Oct 10
2018

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkish TV airs video of missing Saudi journalist

Image copyright TRT World Image caption This image appears to show Jamal Khashoggi entering the consulate last week Turkish TV has aired video from CCTV said to show missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Mr Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi monarchy, visited on 2 October but failed to re-emerge. […]

Oct 09
2018

Trump apologises to Kavanaugh over ‘unfair’ treatment

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBrett Kavanaugh spoke of his record of promoting women President Donald Trump has apologised to his new Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh for what he described as a “campaign of lies” during the confirmation hearings. He was referring to the acrimonious debate over Mr Kavanaugh’s nomination, after […]

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