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Sep 11 2017

Russia says North Korea sanctions aren't working

Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed in a telephone call on Tuesday that China, the North's main ally and trading partner, must do more to persuade North K...

Sep 11 2017

Hurricane Katia, third to form in Atlantic

The NHC has not yet issued a hurricane warning or watch for Katia but could issue one for parts of Veracruz later today. Heavy rain and howling winds raked the neighborin...

Sep 11 2017

Hurricane Jose: Track takes Category 4 storm close to islands

It is expected to continue to move westward, and then more to the northwest later in the week. According to the Saffir-Simpson scale, a Category 2 storm carries winds b...

Sep 11 2017

Malcolm Turnbull and Donald Trump discuss North Korea

It would allow the government to immediately alert Australians of any changes to the situation and know where Australians were if an evacuation was necessary. Prime Minis...

Sep 11 2017

Pope urges end to Venezuela violence

Francis, known for his own simple and austere style, said Claver was 'austere and charitable to the point of heroism'. The memory of the Spanish Jesuit defender of slave ...

Sep 11 2017

Mattis, Tillerson detail Trump's North Korea strategy

In South Korea, thousands of police officers in riot gear swarmed some 400 protesters who had been occupying a road leading to the site where THAAD is installed in the ru...

Sep 11 2017

Senate Signs Off on Harvey Relief Package

President Trump on Friday signed a $15 billion Hurricane Harvey relief bill that includes a short-term suspension of the debt ceiling and funding to keep the government...

Sep 11 2017

National Football League rejects Las Vegas police union request, won't investigate Michael Bennett

The league was responding to a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell from the president of the Las Vegas Police Protective Association, the union that represen...

Sep 11 2017

South Korea watches for North Korea missile test

Putin also reiterated Moscow's opposition to more sanctions against North Korea . South Korea's unification ministry said Friday it plans to seek trilateral economic...

Sep 11 2017

Trump Signs Into Law Hurricane Harvey Aid, US Debt Limit Increase

Those opposed wanted to deal with disaster relief and the debt ceiling separately. Those concerns led to a healthy portion of the Republican caucus voting against the ...

Sep 11 2017

United States using N Korea to maintain military presence around China

The draft further calls for a Kim Jong Un asset freeze and a travel ban on North Korea's senior leaders. He said China was not doing enough to curtail its suppo...

Sep 11 2017

Trump administration sued by 15 states and DC over ending DACA

Several Republican attorneys general had threatened to sue if the program continues. New York, Washington, and MA are leading the lawsuit, filed in the Eastern District...

Sep 11 2017

Hurricane Irma leaves manatees stranded in Manatee County

Several people posted photos of the mammals on Facebook Sunday, hoping rescue workers or wildlife officials would respond. But it turns out the manatees didn't need the...

Sep 11 2017

Former governor Mikheil Saakashvili 'forces entry' to Ukraine

Mikheil Saakashvili and a small crowd of supporters shoved their way through a line of guards at the Ukrainian border Sunday, making good on the politician's vow to retur...

Sep 11 2017

Hurricane Irma Expected to Hang a Right Today

Deal's Sunday morning statement expanded his earlier state of emergency declaration to cover the entire state and specified that the "state government will be closed Mo...

Sep 11 2017

Irma's next potential victim? Georgia braces for monster storm

Irma is "roughly the size of the state of Texas", Cooper said. Local emergency officials echoed that sentiment. "Strong winds between Hurricane Irma to the south and ...

Sep 11 2017

Marteen airport destroyed by Hurricane Irma

Thrill seekers come in droves to snap a picture on Maho Beach, on the island of Saint Martin, as they are dwarfed by planes landing at neighbouring Princess Julian Intern...

Sep 11 2017

Putin: Hysteria over N. Korea may lead to planetary catastrophe

Switzerland, however, continues to have troops deployed along the demilitarized zone on the border of the divided north and south on the Korean peninsula. "It's ridiculou...

Sep 11 2017

USA adds launchers to THAAD in S. Korea

Trump agreed to support new weapons sales to South Korea and Japan. South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday he and Russian President Vladimir Putin sh...

Sep 11 2017

3 children abducted from New Mexico; Amber Alert issued in CA

Deputies say Walker-Anderson could be driving a silver 2009 Kia Spectra with NM chile license plate AAYR80. Lloyd is described as 3 feet 6 inches and weighing 65 pounds...