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Chinese, North Korean foreign ministers hold talks at Manila meeting


The North's latest wave of threats comes as China urged Kim to stop carrying out missile tests, saying that the situation is now at a "critical point". Nikki Haley, ambassador to the U.N. for the United States, which drafted the resolution, said the vote "put the North Korean dictator on notice" and represented a "strong, united step holding North Korea accountable for its behavior". Read More »

Tillerson takes North Korea pressure campaign to Asia


But Tillerson said the USA does not think productive talks would result if North Korea came with the intention of maintaining their nuclear weapons. The UNSC adopted a new sanctions resolution against the North in response to its recent intercontinental missile tests . Read More »

Another controversial video under FWC scrutiny, hammerhead shark shot, killed


It comes after video emerged of a shark being dragged by its fin behind a boat, also in Florida. Another video that came into scrutiny late last month had actually been taken in January and posted to a Facebook fishing page. The shark-shooting video is being investigated, and FFWC officials can't confirm the identities of the men, he said. It shows a hammerhead shark getting drowned in beer and is titled "who needs a beer bong?" "Shooting a shark in the gills is not an instant kill". Read More »

Trump's proposed trans military ban could soon be made policy


After the Pentagons end to the ban on transgendered service members past year, many transgendered troops have just come out to their units — only to be told now that they are banned from serving. Transgender people have served this country honorably for decades. Lambda Legal says this move "is dishonorable to the thousands of transgender men and women who are serving our country with courage and who are integral parts of our armed services", Burchett said in a statement . Read More »

China warns ASEAN vs 'outside parties' in South China Sea


Such issues as the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula and settlement of territorial disputes in the East Sea, terrorism, violent extremism, and cross-border crimes are expected to be deliberated at the event. A two-page document obtained by Kyodo News shows the framework contains a provision which states it is not an instrument to settle territorial disputes or maritime boundary issues. Read More »

Man dies after boat sinks off Shoreham, Sussex


Coastguard teams have rescued one man off Shoreham-by-Sea but are still searching for the other three after the incident three miles out to sea. A search is now being carried out between Worthing pier in the west and Brighton in the east. Read More »

Naidu wins vice presidential poll

Addressing MPs of the NDA and other parties backing the ruling bloc's vice presidential candidate Venkaiah Naidu , PM Narendra Modi on Friday noted that top posts like those of president and vice president will be held for the next five years by people from an identical ideology, a reference to their BJP background. Read More »

Israeli PM Netanyahu downplays ex-aide's decision to testify in graft cases


The Attorney General and the State Attorney's Office approved the agreement. The developments raised speculation that the Israeli premier could be indicted shortly. In Case 2000 Netanyahu is suspected of agreeing to take actions against Israel Hayom, owned by Sheldon Adelson , in return for positive media coverage in rival newspaper Yedioth owned by Arnon Mozes. Read More »

Donald Trump to go on two-week working vacation: White House


The vacation will be spent at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey . He was sacked on the first day of work for Trump's new chief of staff, retired Marine Corps Gen. Clearly moved by their stories, Ivanka, who lives in the West Wing of the White House , took to Instagram to share a picture and her experiences. It was sanctioned by the Obama administration as "a transnational criminal organization - the first such designation for a street gang". Read More »

District Prepares For Solar Eclipse

Lunar Eclipses happen two to four times a year, but solar eclipses occur about every 18 months. The sun's brightness is enough that staring at it for even a short period of time it can produce enough light to damage individual retinal cells. Read More »

United Nations security council to bring fresh sanctions against North Korea over missiles


The new penalties are likely to be adopted by the Security Council in response to two North Korean intercontinental ballistic-missile (ICBM) launches last month. It maintained foreign nationals who are of "good will" will always be welcome in North Korea. Chinese Ambassador Liu Jieyi said the resolution "does not intend to cause a negative impact" to North Korea´s people and stressed that it called for a return to talks on denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. Read More »

Doctors claim that Dilip Kumar may need dialysis


Kumar was admitted to the hospital in suburban Bandra on Wednesday morning after he suffered from dehydration and urinary tract infection. According to the doctor, the actor is passing urine and is also fully conscious as well as eating well. Read More »

Hiroshima observes anniversary of atomic bombing


Japan is the only country to have suffered atomic attacks. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the world can truly be free of such weapons only through the participation of both nuclear and non-nuclear states. We should not be surprised if the Communist dictatorship develops a hydrogen bomb - the ultimate atomic weapon - with the potential to kill millions of people. Read More »

Stephen Miller Could Replace 'The Mooch' as WH Comms Director

Miller, who is popular in alt-right anti-immigration circles, enjoys the support of both White House chief strategist Steve Bannon and adviser Sebastian Gorka, the report said. It then went back to Spicer and then to Scaramucci. He was one of the authors of Trump's controversial proposed ban on visitors from half a dozen Muslim majority nations, which has triggered protests and legal challenges. Read More »

United Kingdom ready to pay up to 40 billion euros to leave EU


But now suspicious eurocrats are coming to the conclusion that the chaos is merely an illusion and that Britain is lulling Mr Barnier and co into a false sense of security. But he said the "methodology" for determining how much Britain must pay should be worked out during the first phase of the Brexit negotiations, which is due to end in October. Read More »

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Edmonton area


As of 7:20 p.m. Friday, the warnings had been lifted - but the watches remained in place. Yavapai County in west central Arizona.* Until 415 PM MST Conditions are favourable for the development of risky thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, damaging hail and heavy rain. Read More »

Congress shifting to tax reform

Now a majority disapprove. Lee also said the Senate didn't work the way it's supposed to and that it " failed the American people". For McCain, who is the best known of the three, the gap is particularly striking. Since the beginning of the new Congress in January, Republicans have failed to unify under a single plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act . At least one leading Republican thinks it may be possible. Read More »

Flash Flood Warning issued for Pettis County


The park experienced flash flooding Thursday night and the overcast sky, damp foliage and brown, murky raging river tell the story of the excessive amounts of water pouring down from the skies. Emporia received almost 2 1/2 inches of rain in a span of four hours Saturday morning according to measurements at the Emporia Municipal Airport. Travelers on Interstate 70 should also be cautious. Read More »

Trump adviser dismisses reference to Statue of Liberty poem

The reporter read a line of the Lazarus sonnet, "Give me your exhausted, your poor, your huddled masses". The Statue of Liberty , a gift from France for the US centennial celebration, was dedicated by President Grover Cleveland in 1886. Emma Lazarus would die of cancer in 1887, her poem " The New Colossus " still unknown. The Statue of Liberty and nearby Ellis Island have since become welcoming symbols for immigrants and refugees coming to the United States. Read More »

United Nations aims more sanctions at North Korea


Agreement on the draft to be put to a vote followed U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's comments Wednesday reassuring North Korea that Washington isn't seeking regime change or an accelerated reunification of the Korean Peninsula - comments welcomed by China's foreign minister. Read More »

Chuck Schumer Trolls Republicans with Impossible Tax-Reform Offer

After the Senate vote, Schumer renewed calls for a bipartisan approach to lower health insurance premiums and address some of the Affordable Care Act's flaws. President Trump threw his support behind a measure proposed by Sens. "They have been unified in opposition to Republicans on other issues". GOP House members can at least return to their districts and claim that they passed an ACA repeal bill, even if the Senate failed to hold up their part of the bargain. Read More »

Why Donald Trump won't be able to force Obamacare collapse


The chair of the U.S. Senate Health Committee on Tuesday urged the White House to continue funding critical ObamaCare subsidies after President Donald Trump said he was deciding whether to eliminate them earlier this week. Insurers are in the process of finalizing 2018 premium rates for the individual Obamacare market, with many saying their decision hinges on government guarantees for the cost-sharing subsidies. Read More »