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Sep 13 2017

Sagrada Familia evacuation: Barcelona police clear iconic church in anti-terror operation

A bomb squad was sent to check a van parked next to the church, but police later said it was a false alarm. Regional Mossos d'Esquadra police tweeted in a message partl...

Sep 13 2017

United Nations rights chief: Rohingya face ethnic cleansing

Some analysts have noted that Washington does not want to strain ties with Myanmar's government and influential military because of the country's proximity to China which...

Sep 13 2017

Seattle's mayor resigns after child sex-abuse allegations

The Seattle Times broke the story shortly after 11 a.m. when Murray was expected to announce a plan for KeyArena. Five men have come forward to accuse Murray of sexual...

Sep 13 2017

No federal charges against officers in Freddie Gray death

Even with those charges dropped, however, it remained to be seen whether the federal government would file charges against the officers. But after a contentious trial, ...

Sep 13 2017

North Korean ambassador to United Nations condemns "illegal" new UNSC sanctions

Achieving a world free of nuclear weapons is the top priority proclaimed by the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, in his political address to the UN Security...

Sep 13 2017

Hurricane Katia makes landfall in quake-hit Mexico

Tropical Storm Katia also strengthened to Hurricane Katia on Wednesday afternoon. As Katia was making landfall, Hurricane Irma , one of the most powerful Atlan...

Sep 13 2017

What to expect from Hurricane Irma

Most of the Sunshine State however appeared to have dodged forecasts of catastrophic damage despite dire early warnings. Scott, the governor, said he had received "spot...

Sep 13 2017

Irma leaves two thirds of Florida without power

Irma, a Category 4 hurricane when it hit the peninsula on Saturday after battering the Florida Keys and various islands in the Caribbean last week, traveled up the we...

Sep 13 2017

U.S. warns China, Russia must comply with sanctions on North Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping had invited Trump to visit China during their meeting in April in Palm Beach, Florida . Peru on Monday ordered North Korea's ambassado...

Sep 13 2017

Nations slap N Korea with more sanctions

The proposals which include, a ban on oil imports, textile exports, employment of its citizens in other countries and a freezing of Kim's assets, could be vetoed by China...

Sep 13 2017

Korea warns U.S. will pay "due price" if new sanctions approved

Ri Hong-sop, head of North Korea's nuclear weapons institute, and Hong Sung-mu, deputy director of the munitions industry department attended the celebration. The reso...

Sep 13 2017

Former Menendez aide says visa application advocacy was standard practice

Prosecutors allege that Menendez advanced the personal and business interests of Melgen in exchange for more than $700,000 in campaign donations and trips and gifts overs...

Sep 12 2017

UN Security Council unanimously approves new sanctions on North Korea

The hearing came a day after the U.N. Security Council imposed its latest sanctions over what North Korea says was a hydrogen bomb test September 3, its most powerf...

Sep 12 2017

Trump says military action is not his 'first choice' on North Korea

Pyongyang marks its founding anniversary each year with a big display of pageantry and military hardware. The North's nuclear test "flagrantly violates" worldwide law...

Sep 12 2017

Peru says expelling North Korean ambassador over nuclear program

Most notably, the US dropped its demand for a full oil embargo and a proposal to freeze the assets of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, members of his family, and other se...

Sep 12 2017

Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls Hillary Clinton's new book "sad"

Sanders sniffed that she thought Trump was pretty well versed on " what happened " during the campaign. "I think it's sad that after Hillary Clinton ran one of the m...

Sep 12 2017

UN Security Council approves new North Korea sanctions

North Korea detonated a huge H-bomb in an underground test facility in the north of the country last Sunday - and has vowed to launch an attack on the US Pacific island o...

Sep 12 2017

Rackspace Goes Shopping, Set to Acquire Datapipe

The acquisition will see a wealth of knowledge transfer over to Rackspace , including employees experienced with serving high-profile public bodies, including the US Dep...

Sep 12 2017

North Korea condemns United Nations sanctions, may be preparing 'response' cyberattack

Of course this common ground does not mean that the two countries will automatically generate a new partnership given lingering issues like the controversy over the histo...

Sep 12 2017

Hurricane Irma: millions brace for impact as superstorm reaches Florida

The damage from the storm damaged not just people's homes and businesses, but also knocked out communication services to rescue crews. In the Tampa Bay area, Scott said...