U.N. blacklists dozens of ships, companies over North Korea smuggling

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – A United Nations Security Council committee blacklisted 21 shipping companies, 27 ships and one individual on Friday over illegal North Korean oil and coal smuggling. The U.N. Security Council has unanimously boosted sanctions on North Korea since 2006 in a bid to choke off funding for Pyongyang’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs, banning exports including coal, ...

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop banks USD 50 million for European expansion- The New Indian Express

Gwyneth Paltrow | AP LOS ANGELES: Actress-entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow has raised $50 million in venture capital money for Goop, the lifestyle media and e-commerce company she founded and has set her sights on Europe for its next stage of growth. The Series C round included participation form new and existing investors, including NEA, Fidelity Management and Research Co, Lightspeed Venture ...

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Australia-South Africa handshakes a show of respect – Tim Paine

Fans at The Wanderers with signs referencing the ball-tampering scandal Fourth Test, The Wanderers, Johannesburg (day one of five) South Africa 313-6: Markram 152; Cummins 3-53 Australia Yet to bat Scorecard New Australia captain Tim Paine says his decision to introduce a team handshake with opponents South Africa was a “show of respect” by his team. Before the first day ...

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Wajid Zia unable to defend his own statements: Marriyum Aurangzeb | Pakistan

State Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb. Photo: Geo News file ISLAMABAD: State Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb on Friday slammed Wajid Zia, head of the Panama case joint investigation team (JIT) that probed the Sharif family assets last year, for failing to defend claims made by him earlier in cases against former premier Nawaz Sharif. “What are you afraid of? If you ...

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Syria rebel group upbeat on Douma talks but denies deal

BEIRUT/MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Syrian rebel group said on Friday that U.N.-mediated talks with Russia were “heading in the right direction” but denied it had agreed to evacuate the last insurgent-held enclave in eastern Ghouta. A man walks with his bicycle at a damaged site in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, Syria March 30, 2018. REUTERS/Bassam ...

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Champions Cup: Scarlets 29-17 La Rochelle

Champions Cup Scarlets (12) 29 Tries: Patchell, S Williams Cons: Halfpenny 2 Pens: Halfpenny 5 La Rochelle (10) 17 Tries: Sazy, Boudehent Cons: Bales, Noble Pen: Bales Scarlets reached a first European semi-final since 2007, beating Champions Cup debutants La Rochelle to set up a last-four tie with Leinster or Saracens. La Rochelle scored the only try of the first ...

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Trump tells advisers he wants U.S. out of Syria: senior officials

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump is telling advisers he wants an early exit of U.S. troops from Syria, two senior administration officials said on Friday, a stance that may put him at odds with many top U.S. officials. Trump is spending Easter weekend at his Palm Beach, Florida, estate. During a speech in Richfield, Ohio on ...

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Middlesbrough 1-2 Wolves – BBC Sport

Wolves had been shown only two red cards this season before Ruben Neves and Matt Doherty’s dismissals Wolves beat Middlesbrough to restore their six-point Championship lead despite being reduced to nine men following two second-half red cards. Helder Costa’s sweetly-hit volley and Ivan Cavaleiro’s close-range header gave Wolves a two-goal lead. But Boro dominated after Ruben Neves and Matt Doherty ...

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