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by | September 13, 2017 | 00:29

She also called for direct penalties, such as an asset freeze and global travel ban, against North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The UN Security Council is set to vote on Monday to impose new sanctions on North Korea after the United States watered down the text of a resolution to appease China and Russian Federation.

by | September 13, 2017 | 00:29

Haley added that the latest resolution "would not have happened" without the strong relationship that had developed between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Throughout last week, South Korean officials had warned the North could launch another intercontinental ballistic missile in defiance of UN sanctions and amid an escalating standoff with the United States.

by | September 13, 2017 | 00:27

The worst of these happened in the city's main street of La Rambla, where a rented van mowed down pedestrians, killing 15 and injuring more than 130 others. Police in Barcelona said a false alarm involving a suspicious van prompted the evacuation of the landmark Sagrada Familia basilica and its surroundings Tuesday evening.

by | September 13, 2017 | 00:24

In 2008, Melgen sought visas for two sisters from the Dominican Republic, Rosiell and Korall Polanco Suero. Prosecutors said they orchestrated a scheme in which Melgen gave Menendez gifts and campaign donations in exchange for Menendez's political influence.

by | September 12, 2017 | 23:56

When Samantha Ramirez began stocking up for Hurricane Irma's approach toward Georgia, she ran into problems finding bottled water. Georgia Power said 45,000 of their Gwinnett customers were without power. Columbus had nearly 34,000 customers with outages, while Macon had more than 60,000. This makes it easier to know where downed power lines may be possible following the storm.

by | September 12, 2017 | 23:53

The PRCA's professional practices committee found Bell Pottinger's campaign was "likely to inflame racial discord in South Africa and appears to have done exactly that". United Kingdom broadband operator Talk Talk has not renewed its contract with Bell Pottinger, while supermarket chain Waitrose's relationship with Bell Pottinger reportedly hangs in the balance .

by | September 12, 2017 | 23:48

The new sanctions set a cap on crude and refined oil exports to North Korea at 8.5 million barrels per year, which represents a 30 percent reduction, according to US officials. "for the time being", but it remains to be seen whether it will keep pressing the North in the long term. However, Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay, reporting from the South Korean capital Seoul, said that "we seem to be stuck in this endless cycle of provocation and condemnation, and there is no sign of either side - ...

by | September 12, 2017 | 23:45

Turnbull said he agreed with Trump on the need for strong economic sanctions against North Korea . He told reporters at United Nations headquarters on Tuesday that Russian Federation would welcome other initiatives, saying that the Swiss have offered mediation services and "if that works, I'll be happy".

by | September 12, 2017 | 23:46

On Aug. 24, police found a newborn in the same apartment where LaFontaine-Greywind was last seen. LaFontaine-Greywind, 22, vanished on August 19 after visiting the apartment of a neighbor in the building where she lived with her parents and younger brother, Fargo police have said.

by | September 12, 2017 | 23:43

And when asked if Klopp's men have the wherewithal to win the Champions League , he was forthright: 'It depends. Liverpool host Sevilla at Anfield tomorrow night (7.45pm) as they kick start their Champions League campaign in Group E.

by | September 12, 2017 | 23:42

Speaking on Sunday while calling for a concerted worldwide response to the isolated state's recent nuclear and missile tests, Jens Stoltenberg, the military alliance's secretary-general said; "The behaviour of North Korea is a global threat and requires a global response, and that of course also includes NATO".

by | September 12, 2017 | 23:37

Describing her shocking loss to Donald Trump , the book is filled with several shots at the President and her fear about the country's future under his direction. Sanders also said Comey, "by his own admission, leaked privileged government information". Clinton's post-2016 campaign memoir was officially released Tuesday.

by | September 12, 2017 | 23:37

China supports action from the UN Security Council in response to North Korea's nuclear test, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said in a daily briefing. Western diplomats portrayed the Monday night vote as a win for worldwide unity in the face of North Korean intransigence and provocations, and pointed out that it represented the toughest sanctions regime imposed on the regime to date.

by | September 12, 2017 | 23:33

The resolution instead bans trade in textiles, cuts off natural gas shipments to North Korea , places a ceiling on deliveries of refined oil products and caps crude oil shipments at current levels. "While bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchanges may seem like odd targets for nation state actors interested in funding state coffers, some of the other illicit endeavours North Korea pursues further demonstrate interest in conducting financial crime on the regime's behalf", the firm said.

by | September 12, 2017 | 23:33

Still, it is the toughest United Nations resolution to date, and the global community is hoping to see results this time, unlike previous resolutions that failed to rein in the North's nuclear and missile programs. Still, North Korea denounced efforts by Washington to impose new UN-backed sanctions against it. The resolution also bans North Korea from exporting all textiles anywhere in the world, as second largest export commodity.

by | September 12, 2017 | 23:19

The United Nations reported Monday that 313,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar's western state of Rakhine — the biggest flight of the minority Rohingya in a generation. The violence was triggered on August 25 when an ethnic Rohingya insurgent group attacked police posts in Myanmar and security forces retaliated. Bangladesh is seeking global support for a plan to relocate Rohingya to a remote Bay of Bengal island that critics say is flood-prone and ...

by | September 12, 2017 | 23:11

At least 17 people across the Caribbean have been killed by Hurricane Irma . Evacuations started in earnest again on Sunday after the Grand-Case airport on St Martin was reopened. Four people are now known to have died on Sint Maarten, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Sunday, raising the death toll there from two. A French minister said she witnessed looting close up.

by | September 12, 2017 | 23:04

The Income Tax department has reportedly seized almost a dozen properties worth around Rs165 crore belonging to the family of Rashtriya Janata Party chief and former Bihar Chief Minister Laloo Prasad Yadav in Delhi and Bihar. Some at CBI are convinced that the RJD leaders are trying to slow down the investigation in the land scam case, says a media report. So far 20 people have been arrested related to the scam and more than 24 FIR's have been filed in connection with the scam including 10 ...

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:50

Cooper said the emergency declaration takes effect at 8 a.m. Thursday. When, exactly, SC will start feeling the effects of Irma remains unclear since there is still some uncertainty relating to when the storm will turn north. By staying, "you have said you are going to do it on your own", he said. "If you have outdoor furniture that's loose and fly around tie it up put it inside", he said.

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:52

The teams traded field goals again in the third before ending with a 10-10 final quarter. Kyle Rudolph caught a 15-yard touchdown pass in the fourth-quarter from Sam Bradford. There were a lot of thick and juicy storylines whirling at U.S. Bank Stadium on Monday night as the Minnesota Vikings opened their 2017 season. Ted Ginn Jr.

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:48

Moon had urged Moscow to support stronger sanctions against North Korea, which conducted its sixth nuclear test on Sunday in what it claimed was a detonation of a thermonuclear weapon built for missiles capable of reaching the USA mainland.

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:45

Most buildings on the island of Barbuda were reportedly wiped out in the storm's record 185 miles per hour winds on Wednesday. And more than 100,000 were in the dark in Georgia as of Monday. At 10 a.m. CDT (11 a.m. EDT/1500 UTC) on Saturday, Sept. 9, the National Hurricane Center issued the final advisory on Katia. Katia made landfall at 10 p.m.

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:44

The Met Office has placed a yellow weather warning over coastal areas of North Devon from 8pm tonight (Tuesday) until 10am tomorrow. SCOTLAND is set to be pounded by 75mph winds in the next 24 hours as forecasters predict up to THREE hurricanes will batter the country throughout autumn.

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:26

This past weekend, Irma, a devastating Category 4 hurricane, swept up over the Florida Keys and then up Florida's Gulf Coast, becoming the third of this season's four catastrophic Atlantic hurricanes. But other global models suggest that Jose will keep turning around to the right before missing the USA and heading out across the Atlantic. "If you hear a rumor, especially on social media, regarding what Jose may or may not do, please refer back to your National Weather Service local office or ...

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:23

Toshiba executives, fearing that Western Digital was angling to eventually take over the chip business, are demanding that the U.S. company promise to limit the size of its stake in the company, sources said, requesting anonymity as talks were confidential.