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by | August 14, 2017 | 15:44

China's Commerce Ministry said the new trade ban will be fully in place by September 5. The announcement follows days of increasingly bellicose rhetoric between US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un's regime, which has raised worldwide alarm.

by | August 14, 2017 | 15:33

Fifty-eighth Street from Sixth Avenue to Madison Avenue and 55th Street from Fifth Avenue to Madison Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic starting midnight Sunday, August 13 and will remain closed for the duration of Trump's visit, according to the NYPD.

by | August 14, 2017 | 15:24

The repairs will mark only the third time in 157 years that there has been a long-term break in the bonging, with the previous pauses taking place in 2007 and from 1983 to 1985 - both for maintenance work. The bongs of Big Ben are to be silenced for up to four years from next Monday. The Great Bell, popularly called Big Ben and thought to have been named either after a clerk of works or a Victorian boxer, weighs 13.7 tonnes and strikes every hour to the note of E, according to ...

by | August 14, 2017 | 15:14

Unnamed officials told Fox News' Lucas Tomlinson, "North Korea is not showing any evidence it plans to halt its missile tests", adding, "it's a trend that does not bode well for hopes of de-escalating tensions on the [Korean] peninsula". What we are now saying is the ball is now in your court. "Or is he going to have a temper tantrum". The rhetoric coming from North Korea is heating up, which is a good indication that the latest US -led action in the UN Security Council got the attention ...

by | August 14, 2017 | 14:45

At the height of it, the TV presenter was rushed to hospital in a drug-induced "psychosis" after taking tramadol, morphine and alcohol. About 192,000 people are thought to be dependent on painkillers. to the point of hearing things, seeing things in the garden", he said. "I took a load of stuff that day just to get through the day". In addition to painkillers, he was also taking sleeping pills and drinking heavily.

by | August 14, 2017 | 14:39

And yet, will it be too wishful a thinking to look forward to peace and brotherhood between the two counties? The pro-peace Facebook group " Voice of Ram " shared it online and it has gone viral since. The video, shot in Black and white begins with the band holding up placards which read, 'This Independence Day , we'd like to dedicate a song to our neighbours.

by | August 14, 2017 | 14:21

Guam, some 7,000 km from the US mainland, is a target because of its naval base and air force base, from which two B-1B supersonic bombers were deployed close to the Korean peninsula on Tuesday. Visitors and residents on Guam appeared to be taking things in their stride. Chinese President Xi Jinping made a plea for cool-headedness over escalating tensions between the U.S.

by | August 14, 2017 | 13:48

China's Shanghai Composite index jumped 28,82 points or 0.90 percent to 3,237.36 while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was up almost 1.4 percent at 27,250 in late trade. Investors tend to view the Japanese yen as a safe haven in times of crisis, and before the last flare up between President Donald Trump and North Korea it had been trading at about the 111 yen level.

by | August 14, 2017 | 13:39

A auto slammed into a group of protesters at the "Unite the Right" rally , held in the town of Charlottesville , killing at least one person along with injuring multiple others Saturday morning. In downtown San Diego, a "Unity Vigil" is planned Sunday night "for the vicitms of Saturday's deadly terrorist white supremacist attack." Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders described the violence as a "provocative effort by Neo-Nazis to foment racism and hatred and create violence".

by | August 14, 2017 | 12:59

The death toll from Egypt's latest train disaster rose to 41 as cranes worked on August 12 to clear the stricken railway line between Cairo and the Mediterranean city of Alexandria. The ministry said 75 ambulances had been deployed at the crash scene to treat casualties and that all the hospitals in Alexandria had been placed on high alert.

by | August 14, 2017 | 12:55

Brazilian worldwide midfielder Paulinho is expected to become Barcelona's first signing since losing Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain, according to widespread reports in the Spanish media on Saturday. Paulinho had a hard first season in English football as Tottenham struggled after splashing out on seven new signings, spending over £100m, but ultimately finishing sixth in the Premier League as both Andre Villas-Boas and Tim Sherwood lost their respective managerial roles.

by | August 14, 2017 | 12:48

The comments came after Trump unleashed a slew of fresh threats against North Korea on Friday, declaring the USA military " locked and loaded ". The United States and South Korea remain technically still at war with North Korea after the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce, not a peace treaty.

by | August 14, 2017 | 12:08

The Democratic governor said law enforcement authorities had done "great work" in "a very delicate situation", in comments reported by The New York Times . Late Saturday night, the Department of Justice announced the F.B.I. would conduct a civil rights investigation into the "deadly vehicular incident" during the rally.

by | August 14, 2017 | 11:51

Liftoff of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft on a mission to deliver supplies to the International Space Station is scheduled for Monday, Aug. "This physical hardening takes time, money and adds weight, so HPE took a different approach to "harden" the systems with software", Andreoil said .

by | August 14, 2017 | 11:42

Lucky for fans, their unexpected gig was just the tip of the iceberg, as it was confirmed soon after that the gang was merely prepping for their return to the small screen with a new E! special titled Jersey Shore Road Trip. "I'm still all about that GTL lifestyle, except there's level to this now", Pauly explains. Snooki additionally teases their reunion show with a clip which sees them jamming out to "Get Crazy" by LMFAO in a vehicle.

by | August 14, 2017 | 10:47

The White House released a statement Friday evening saying it had rejected a request from Maduro to speak by phone with Trump. "All measures should be peaceful and respect the sovereignty of Venezuela", a statement from Colombia's foreign ministry said.

by | August 14, 2017 | 10:45

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by | August 14, 2017 | 10:23

The pitch for more diplomacy came as Gen. Joseph Dunford , chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, went to Asia for a series of meetings. Marc Knapper, acting USA ambassador to South Korea, made the remark during a visit to Rep. "We're not closer to war than a week ago but we are closer to war than we were a decade ago", McMaster said on ABC News' "This Week", adding that the Trump administration is prepared to deal militarily with North Korea if necessary.

by | August 14, 2017 | 10:21

It was then, at around 11pm local time, that the stabbing occurred, according to reports by the private Dogan news service. Following the attack, police detained another 12 suspected Islamic State militants, of Iranian, Iraqi and Syrian origin, Andalou said.

by | August 14, 2017 | 09:55

Kenya's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission said President Uhuru Kenyatta won the election with 54.3 percent of the vote, while Odinga came in second place with 44.7 percent. On Saturday, police fired live bullets and tear gas on protesters in volatile areas of Nairobi and other parts of the country, provoking anger from opposition supporters and condemnation from human-rights activists.

by | August 14, 2017 | 08:13

Earlier this month the U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions targeting North Korea's major exports such as coal, iron and seafood - because of the tests. He also applauded Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley for persuading China and Russian Federation to join in a unanimous U.N.

by | August 14, 2017 | 08:13

His record in France is to score one in 80 minutes. While his £52m fee has been dwarfed by some of the others we've seen this summer, Arsenal will still be happy to see the investment being repaid so quickly. The French coach is keen to strengthen the squad and confirmed that they are open to further additions, but it is likely to happen only after they trim the senior squad , which already consists of 33 players.

by | August 14, 2017 | 08:03

The events of Charlottesville, apparently, moved him to announce earlier than he planned to. There should be an embedded item here. A vehicle plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting at the rally, killing one person, hurting more than a dozen others and ratcheting up tension in a day full of violent confrontations.

by | August 14, 2017 | 07:27

In an op-ed colum in the New York Times , the former US ambassador to the United Nations and national security adviser to Obama, called Trump's latest remarks on North Korea "reckless rhetoric". At the "Summer White House" conference on the steps of his Bedminster golf course, a reporter asked Trump what could be tougher, to which the president simply said "you'll see".

by | August 14, 2017 | 07:21

The men were standing near a food vendor when a gunman approached and shot them at what appeared to have been point-blank range, Beth told reporters. "They have no idea what happened, what caused this", the sheriff said after getting a statement from friends of the victims.