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by | August 07, 2017 | 09:17

It would also prohibit countries from increasing the current numbers of Pyongyang's laborers working overseas, ban new joint ventures with the country and new investment in current joint ventures. China and Russian Federation voted with us. Also on the agenda for the ASEAN meeting was an attempt to address the rising assertiveness of China in the region as Beijing continues to construct military facilities on man-made islands in the disputed waters of the South China Sea.

by | August 07, 2017 | 08:33

He was sent to the ED custody till August 14 by a Delhi court after he was flown in here from Srinagar. A sessions court here had issued an open-ended non- bailable warrant (NBW) against Wani yesterday after the ED told the court he had not joined the probe.

by | August 07, 2017 | 08:26

Senior Congress leader and MLA Shaktisinh Gohil said that BJP can not threaten any MLA and horse trading is not possible with those who are with them. Patel has been a Rajya Sabha member since 1993 and he is trying for his fifth re-election in the Upper House this year. It would be "good for the party when Amit Shah wins Rajya Sabha election", he said in an interview to the Zee Group, a statement said.

by | August 07, 2017 | 08:21

The teens killed are identified as 16-year-old Keontae Brown, 16-year-old Dejarae Thomas and 14-year-old Jimmie Goshey. Another 14-year-old was also in the Explorer and was taken to the hospital. Six teens had been "running in tandem" since stealing a Ford Explorer and a Chrysler Sebring on August 3 from a Clearwater auto lot, Gualtieri said, referring to the teens involved as "prolific offenders".

by | August 07, 2017 | 06:32

North Korea earns approximately $3 billion per year from exports, according to the USA mission to the United Nations, meaning the sanctions could block as much as one-third of North Korea's revenue. China accounts for 90% of trade with North Korea, and Beijing's attitude to its volatile neighbor will be crucial to the success or failure of the new sanctions regime.

by | August 07, 2017 | 06:04

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by | August 07, 2017 | 05:27

The new sanctions on Pyongyang could slash North Korea's $3 billion annual export revenue by a third. Susan Thornton, a top USA diplomat for Asia, said that the United States will be watching Beijing closely to make sure it implements the latest UN sanctions , but she noted that China's vote shows that it understands the gravity of the problem.

by | August 07, 2017 | 05:26

A new United Nations Security Council resolution, drafted by the United States in consultation with China , could cut North Korean exports by $1 billion, about one-third of the country's annual exports. Speaking to reporters after the council vote, Haley said "what's next is completely up to North Korea ". Susan Thornton, the top US diplomat for Asia, said Beijing had historically cooperated with sanctions after flagrant North Korean violations but then slipped back over time.

by | August 07, 2017 | 05:02

He declined to say what'd he'd do if that happened, but lo and behold, a Bloomberg report followed up on that, saying that the probe is also reviewing his finances, and dealings by his son-in-law Jared Kushner . Mueller and several congressional committees are investigating whether the Trump campaign colluded with Kremlin interference efforts in the 2016 election.

by | August 07, 2017 | 04:42

Although severe, the new measures do not provide for the cuts to oil deliveries to North Korea that were initially proposed by the United States. India, which is North Korea's second largest trading partner, notified compliance in April with an earlier United Nations sanction banning export of all goods - except food and medicines - that could be used in nuclear or missile programmes.

by | August 07, 2017 | 03:40

This storm looks to organize and move essentially due west over the next 24 hours, approaching northern Belize and the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula by early Tuesday morning. Hurricane Hunter reconnaissance aircraft are scheduled to fly over the system Monday. The potential comes from one of two tropical waves now in the Atlantic.

by | August 07, 2017 | 03:37

In a cutting editorial of 1,000 Chinese characters issued late on Monday from Xinhua, the official news agency, it said: "Trump is quite a personality, and he likes to tweet". Beijing has continued to urge for talks regarding North Korea, whereas Washington and its allies have stressed on the need to increase sanctions, both unilaterally and through the UN.

by | August 07, 2017 | 03:16

The comments come after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson targeted Beijing and Moscow in connection to the North Korean threat. The spokesman, Navy Capt. they do nothing for us with North Korea". Washington has normally requested an emergency UN Security Council meeting following Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests, but it appears to be taking a different course of action as USA ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley says Washington will not be requesting an emergency meeting of the council this ...

by | August 07, 2017 | 02:57

In a rare move, Singapore has expelled the head of a think tank on foreign policy and strategic issues for working as "an agent of influence of a foreign country" and being in touch with spy organisations of that country. He also recruited others to aid his operations, it added. It said that their continued presence in Singapore was "undesirable" and that they would be permanently banned from re-entering the country.

by | August 07, 2017 | 02:56

The UK ambassador to the UN , Matthew Rycroft, said North Korea's development of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) had significantly extended the threat posed by the secretive regime. After weeks of USA frustration over China's reluctance to take action, Trump's strategy of relying on Beijing's help showed early signs of paying off.

by | August 07, 2017 | 02:33

At least 2,000 Isis militants are still holed up in the Syrian city of Raqqa fighting for their lives as a US-led coalition closes in on the city, according to USA intelligence officials. Raqqa is a major stronghold of IS, but the battle to eradicate the terror-designated group, which has started by the USA -backed SDF, will not be easy with recent reports suggesting the IS militants are in possession of chemical weapons inside that city.

by | August 07, 2017 | 02:25

According to the National Weather Service , the storm dumped two to three inches of rain per hour in some places with a maximum of about five inches of rain in some. That number was down to about 4,000 by mid-afternoon Sunday. A reported 39 were hospitalized or treated for storm-related injuries. Jankowski said tornadoes are generally associated with spring months and said an August tornado is uncommon, but not "outrageously rare".

by | August 07, 2017 | 02:06

Their names weren't immediately released. The 18-year-old, who was still in the boat, was also dead and had suffered severe bodily injuries. When game wardens arrived at the scene, they found a Hobiecat Catamaran in flames with its sails up around 300 yards north of the power lines.

by | August 07, 2017 | 01:50

All rides at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus were closed down following 18-year-old Tyler Jarrell was slaughtered after the Fire Ball ride he was on went into disrepair in mid-air on July 26. Seven others were injured when the Fireball's gondola detached from the rest of the ride. The Dutch company ordered similar rides to be shutdown and checked thoroughly worldwide.

by | August 07, 2017 | 01:39

At least 30 people have been reported killed by the Taliban in the northern province of Sari Pul. The assailants then entered the village and shot dead mainly Shia Muslim civilians including women and children, a spokesman for the provincial governor said.

by | August 07, 2017 | 01:40

He said investigators believe either an improperly disposed cigarette or the sheikhdom's high temperatures of 109 degrees Fahrenheit Sunday ignited the blaze. Eyewitness video showed smoke coming from near the top of the Marina Pinnacle tower, also known as Tiger Tower. The tower's developer and management company have not responded to queries into whether the siding was replaced.

by | August 07, 2017 | 01:24

Chicago is the first, of what mayor Emanuel believes will be many cities, to file a federal lawsuit against Attorney General Jeff Sessions regarding a hit against sanctuary cities . The conditions include complying with a federal law that bars restrictions on local police sharing immigration status information, providing unlimited police station access to federal officials searching for illegal immigrants and giving federal officials 48 hours notice of an arrested person's release in cases ...

by | August 06, 2017 | 23:55

Harvard Law School has apologised after latest directory mailed to its alumni this week had an asterisk next to the name of former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci , which indicated that he had died since the 2011 edition.

by | August 06, 2017 | 23:55

The UNSC toughened its sanctions against North Korea, following the adoption of Resolution 2371, which ordered the communist state to stop supplying, selling or transferring coal, iron, iron ore, seafood, lead and lead ore to other countries .

by | August 06, 2017 | 23:53

Susan Thornton, acting assistant secretary of state for East Asia, said on Thursday that the South China Sea should be a focus of the discussions at the security meet. Mr Wang's meeting with North Korea's Mr Ri started off cordially, with Mr Ri smiling as the two shook hands. He says he told Ri "do not violate the United Nations decision or provoke the worldwide community's goodwill by conducting missile launches or nuclear tests".