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Sep 13 2017

UNSC approves tough new sanctions against N.Korea

The draft resolution , agreed to late Sunday after final negotiations between the USA and China , the North's ally and main trading partner, also eliminates a US propos...

Sep 13 2017

We've got a long way to go on North Korea: Bishop

A previously circulated version of the United States resolution called for a full ban on exports of oil to North Korea and an asset freeze on Kim, the Worker's Party ...

Sep 13 2017

Hurricane Katia strengthens to Category 3

Hurricane Irma , one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, made landfall in Cuba on Friday as a Category 5 storm. So even though there are 3 Atlantic hurri...

Sep 13 2017

NWS predicts high winds, no significant flooding in Hurricane Irma aftermath

High pressure parked over the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast this weekend into Monday should start to retreat late that day as a weakening Irma pushes north into the southeas...

Sep 13 2017

Honoring those we lost on 9/11

Services were held across the country today to commemorate the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 . He said those who try are destined to join a long list of vanquis...

Sep 13 2017

No talk of ousting US House Speaker Ryan, says key conservative

Among the Republicans invited to tonight's dinner are Sens. John Thune of South Dakota, Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania and Orrin Hatch of Utah were also scheduled to attend...

Sep 13 2017

Rohingya Crisis Worsens in Myanmar: Textbook Ethnic Cleansing

He also criticised "official statements that refugees who have fled the violence will only be allowed back if they can provide "proof of nationality", pointing out that...

Sep 13 2017

Peru expels North Korean ambassador in response to nuclear program

But it caps imports of crude oil at the level of the last 12 months, and it limits the import of refined petroleum products to 2 million barrels a year, the AP said. One ...

Sep 13 2017

China urges UN Security Council members to be unified on DPRK issue

Existing North Korean account holders could not deposit or remove money from their accounts, the BoC bank teller said. Following North Korea's country's sixth and most p...

Sep 13 2017

White House won't commit to signing joint congressional resolution condemning white supremacists

Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) condemning white nationalists, white supremacists, the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and other hate groups. Democratic Sens. T...

Sep 13 2017

5 areas left under signal no. 1 as Maring exits land

Flooding is a definite threat in communities under the Orange rainfall warning. The tropical depression will continue to bring moderate to heavy rain to Zambales and Ba...

Sep 13 2017

Judge Who Wore MAGA Hat Gets Suspended

In a summary of its decision released on Tuesday, the OJC said Mr Zabel "committed a single aberrant and inexplicable act of judicial misconduct" in an otherwise "unble...

Sep 13 2017

Most South Koreans doubt North will start a war

In an interview published on Sunday United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said the showdown over North Korea's nuclear and missile programme was the world...

Sep 13 2017

North Korea rejects United Nations sanctions resolution, warns US

It also bans the sale of condensates and natural gas liquids to the North. According to Chinese customs data, North Korea imports almost 2.2 million barrels a year ...

Sep 13 2017

Iraq MPs vote against Kurdish referendum

The Iraqi government said that the Kurdish independence referendum vote will adversely affect the fight against the ISIS or Daesh terrorist group, which still maintains a...

Sep 13 2017

Tropical Storm Jose forms in Atlantic

Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours and Jose could become a hurricane by Thursday, the NHC added. A hurricane watch was issued for Antigua and Bar...

Sep 13 2017

Rebel Wilson wins $AU4.5m in defamation payout

The Supreme Court of Victoria heard the pieces alleged she had lied about her name, age and upbringing in Australia. But according to the Herald Sun , Supreme Court j...

Sep 13 2017

Confiscated Bengal tiger cub gets new playmate

Fish and Wildlife Service, it could not be transferred out of state to the National Zoo, officials said. The cub rejected by its mother is a 9-week-old Sumatran tiger w...

Sep 13 2017

PewDiePie Apologizes for Using the N-Word During Recent Livestream

And when he's condemned for it - by the media, by advertisers or by YouTube - his defenders often rally behind the accusation that he's being unfairly taken out of cont...

Sep 13 2017

Florida sheriff urges residents not to shoot at Hurricane Irma

Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 209 km/h . At least 68,000 homes were without power after Irma remnants moved thro...