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by | September 13, 2017 | 14:35

The most potent Atlantic Ocean hurricane ever, Irma weakened only slightly Thursday morning and remained a powerful Category 5 storm with winds of 180 miles per hour (285 kph), according to the U.S. Thursday and describes moderate-to-high confidence in impact for the central part of the state. "There's just things I can't save", she said. But, overall, the health care facilities reported weathering the storm without major problems.

by | September 13, 2017 | 14:34

Almost seven million people had been told to leave their homes in mandatory or voluntary evacuation orders. At least 38 people were killed and thousands left homeless when the hurricane struck several islands in the Caribbean during September.

by | September 13, 2017 | 14:31

The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously on Monday evening to increase sanctions against North Korea , albeit a resolution that was greatly watered down from that desired by the United States. It was changed, partly due to the positions taken by Russian Federation and China. "Today we are saying the world will never accept a nuclear armed North Korea ", she said.

by | September 13, 2017 | 14:25

Washington and its allies say these legitimate defensive measures are not comparable to the North's threatening nuclear program that has been banned and sanctioned by the United Nations Security Council. This is the first time that oil has been included in sanctions against the North, but this resolution was considerably milder than the extremely harsh original version drafted by the United States, which would have placed an embargo on crude oil and sanctioned North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ...

by | September 13, 2017 | 14:24

The Pakistani military court, while delivering its sentence, had said that the 47-year-old Jadhav was guilty of espionage and terrorism. On May 18, the United Nations top court asked Pakistan to not execute Kulbhushan Jadhav before they decide the case.

by | September 13, 2017 | 14:11

Japan yesterday backed a United States push for the UN Security Council to vote today on fresh sanctions against Pyongyang, saying that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's nuclear program poses the most serious threat since World War II.

by | September 13, 2017 | 14:06

Russian Federation and China said that the United States and ally South Korea stop their military drills - which anger the North - and end the deployment of the controversial anti-missile Thaad system in South Korea, in return for Pyongyang ceasing its nuclear and missile programme.

by | September 13, 2017 | 13:52

Becerra said his lawsuit , which he previewed last week and planned to file Monday in the Northern District of California, was meant to "immediately address the president's unlawful and mean-spirited actions" by alleging his administration violated the due process protections of DACA applicants by putting their personal information at risk.

by | September 13, 2017 | 13:48

FPL is restoring power according to its detailed plan, which includes generation facilities going back on line first which restores power to critical infrastructure such as hospitals, police stations and 911 services, then they restore feeders which feeds the largest amount of customers along those lines and then come the smaller lines into individual neighborhoods.

by | September 13, 2017 | 13:42

However, one worker was overheard to say the red paint on the explorer's hands would be quite hard to remove. Amid the vandalism of the Columbus statue in Central Park , a more recognizable statue of the Italian explorer in nearby Columbus Circle has been the subject of debate.

by | September 13, 2017 | 13:25

The Archdiocese of Miami announced early Tuesday evening that Catholic schools under its jurisdiction in Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties will remain closed until further notice, according to the Orlando Sentinel . Tuesday's guest said she does not know when her school will reopen, as the air conditioner was damaged during the hurricane. "That's what we do", she said.

by | September 13, 2017 | 12:46

Kozhin told Russia's state-owned TASS news agency that all aspects of the deal "strictly comply with our strategic interests". "For this reason, we perfectly understand reactions of several western countries which try to exert pressure on Turkey ", he added.

by | September 13, 2017 | 11:51

The boy swung back and forth three times before freeing himself, the newspaper reported. It is unclear how the rope got around her grandson's neck but the grandmother claims that the teens pushed them off the table. "So my son is being flown to Dartmouth after a 14 year old kid made a decision to hang him from a tree", she wrote on Facebook . The boy has been treated at area hospitals for cuts and bruises to his neck and has since returned to school.

by | September 13, 2017 | 11:50

The OECD average amount spent by educational institutions per primary student amounted to $8,733 (€7,301). "Tertiary-educated workers in Ireland enjoy a somewhat greater earnings advantage than the OECD average ". In contrast, in Italy and Portugal only 1 per cent of primary teachers are in that age group. The report showed that women college graduates in Israel earn 30% less than similarly qualified men, compared to the average 26% average pay gap across the OECD countries in ...

by | September 13, 2017 | 10:42

USA ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley , said her country was not looking for war with North Korea, but the sanctions would "cut deep". The UN Security Council on Monday unanimously backed new sanctions against Kim Jong-Un's regime, including restrictions on shipments of oil products, drawing an angry response from Pyongyang.

by | September 13, 2017 | 10:39

The UN Security Council is due to vote Monday on new restrictions on the rogue state, including an oil embargo, a ban on North Korean laborers and an asset freeze on leader Kim Jong Un . USA officials said the new United Nations sanctions - combined with earlier measures - would cut North Korean exports by 90 per cent, pinching the regime's ability to get hard currency.

by | September 13, 2017 | 10:37

That information is time specific, and it could always change. As of the 10:30 p.m. on September 6, though, there were no mandatory evacuations in SC. "Honestly, I can't tell you where safe is", Jones told reporters at a news conference. If this forecast track holds up, the South Carolina Midlands could wind up seeing the equivalent of a direct impact from a category two hurricane.

by | September 13, 2017 | 09:13

Tutu tells his fellow Nobel Peace Prize victor in an open letter that it is "incongruous for a symbol of righteousness" to lead a country where violence against the Rohingya is being carried out. She defended her response to the crisis for the first time on Thursday, but did not refer to the Rohingya specifically. An online petition for the revocation of Aung San Suu Kyi's Nobel Peace Prize has been launched on Change.org and have so far gathered about 400,000 signatures.

by | September 13, 2017 | 09:06

However, MPs approved the timetable guaranteeing 64 hours of debate by a majority of 17 after Justice Secretary David Lidington said the Government is "willing to consider" giving more time to the next stages of the Bill if there is "good reason".

by | September 13, 2017 | 09:01

The United States and its allies are pushing for a global embargo on oil exports to North Korea as the United Nations Security Council debates a new round of sanctions against Kim regime. Biswas noted, however, that the situation with China remains both crucial and complicated. The sanctions were welcomed by Japan, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe telling local media Tuesday they impose "an unprecedented high level of pressure on North Korea".

by | September 13, 2017 | 08:59

The closest land mass Jose will approach is the northern Leeward Islands, the same ones Irma just devastated. Storms of Category 3 and above are defined as major hurricanes. Although forecasters are closely watching Jose, Irma remains the most pressing concern , since the "potentially catastrophic" Category 5 storm seems to be heading for Florida .

by | September 13, 2017 | 08:56

China has always been accused of lax enforcement of United Nations sanctions on North Korea , and US President Donald Trump complained earlier this year that trade between the two countries surged in the first quarter. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told a conference earlier on Tuesday that if China did not follow through on the new sanctions, "we will put additional sanctions on them and prevent them from accessing the US and worldwide dollar system".

by | September 13, 2017 | 08:47

The United States has called for a vote on Monday on a UN resolution that would impose the toughest-ever sanctions on North Korea , a move that could lead to a showdown with the country's biggest trading partner China and its neighbour Russian Federation.

by | September 13, 2017 | 08:44

Addressing UN Human Rights Council's 36th session in Geneva yesterday, UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein had flayed any attempts by India to deport Rohingyas to Myanmar when the ethnic minority community is facing violence in their country.

by | September 13, 2017 | 08:28

Sweden has urged its citizens to refrain from unnecessary trips to North Korea following the country's sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date. North Korea has ratcheted up global tension and fear with its sixth and largest nuclear test on Sunday, but South Koreans feel increasingly doubtful it would start a war, a poll showed on Friday.