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Tillerson says new North Korea sanctions a 'good outcome'

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This could cost North Korea up to $1 billion (around Rs 6,400 crore) in annual export revenue. Despite that, the US and two previous South Korean governments "essentially bought into a sanctions approach to try and stop North Korea ", says John Delury, a North Korea watcher who teaches global relations at Seoul's Yonsei University. Read More »

UN Security Council Agrees Harsher Sanctions Against N.Korea

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With 15 votes in favor, Russian Federation and China backed the US-drafted resolution 2371 which was passed unanimously. "What I will tell you from the United States' perspective, we're prepared to do whatever it takes to defend ourselves and defend our allies", Haley told CNN. Read More »

Christie says Mueller is being 'responsible' in Russian Federation inquiry

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As Trump settles in for an 17-day stretch at his Bedminster, New Jersey, golf resort, two members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Thom Tillis, Republican of North Carolina, and Chris Coons, Democrat of DE, have introduced a measure - retroactive to cover Mueller's appointment - that would shield special counsels from political influence. Read More »

More names added to Amber Alert

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Original: An Amber Alert has been issued by the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office. The Department of Public Safety issued the alert early Saturday in the disappearance of 18-month-old Bracie Schivers. "Authorities believe that the victim is in immediate danger or death". Investigators say both parents are known to be heavy substance abusers. The suspects may be driving a 2011 white Chevrolet pickup with Oklahoma tag BQQ-657. Read More »

China urges North Korea to make 'smart' decision after sanctions

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Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the council. "Further action is required". Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, President Trump's national security adviser, said in an interview Saturday on MSNBC that a military option was still under consideration for dealing with the North Korean threat, but that the United States and its allies wanted first to exhaust all other options to resolve the standoff with Pyongyang peacefully. Read More »

MotoGP Brno: Starting on slicks 'too risky' say top three

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On his first run, Marquez slotted into second, 0.026s behind his Honda team-mate, but he managed to eclipse Pedrosa's time by more than three tenths on his second run, as he set a 1m54.981s to end up on top. It must be effective because it is sure as hell ugly. Briton Cal Crutchlow and former world champion Jorge Lorenzo complete the second row. Jack Miller struggled with a recalcitrant Honda on Friday. Read More »

UNSC adopts tougher sanctions on N Korea over missile launches

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Both countries acknowledged and urged "fully and comprehensively" the implementation of the U.N. Security Council's decision, Wang told journalists after the meeting. Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said he hoped recent remarks by Mr Tillerson "were honest - that the United States is not seeking to dismantle the existing [North Korea] situation or to forcibly unite the peninsula or to militarily intervene in the country". Read More »

Mexico and Belize brace for impact of potential tropical cyclone

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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. Given that it is not technically at depression or storm status, the feature will be dubbed Potential Tropical Cyclone 7 as it nears Central America. Read More »

Led airstrikes kill 7 children in Syria's Raqqa

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Brett McGurk, the State Department's senior envoy to the anti-Islamic State coalition, said that steps President Trump has taken, including delegating decision-making authority down from the White House to commanders in the field, have "dramatically accelerated" gains against the militants. Read More »

Dozens of Afghans killed in remote Sar-e Pul province

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The assailants then entered the village and shot dead mainly Shia Muslim civilians including women and children, a spokesman for the provincial governor said. Amani said they were a mixed group of Taliban and Islamic State fighters but the Taliban itself denied any involvement, dismissing the claim as propaganda. Read More »

Chicago will sue Trump administration over sanctuary cities grant threat

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The City's lawsuit will argue that the Justice Department can not make grants contingent on these requirements because they would "effectively federalize local detention facilities" and violate the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Emanuel said the lawsuit would prevent the Trump administration from setting a precedent that could be used to target other funding. It remains one of the most overwhelmingly violent cities in America. Read More »

Report shows the cause of the fatal OH ride — RELEASED

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Tyler Jarrell, an 18-year-old student at Franklin Heights High School, was killed when one of the ride's seat cars became detached from the ride . In a statement posted to Facebook Sunday afternoon, KMG said an investigation determined "excessive corrosion" on the interior of a gondola support beam dangerously reduced the thickness of a beam wall of the Fireball ride. Read More »

No Biggy: US Confirms killing 624 Civilians in Syria

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A report was released by the U.S-led Coalition that, a few months ago a strike which targeted many ISIS members including Lavdrim MuhaxHeri, a self-proclaim leader who was responsible for plotting a bomb at the soccer match between the Israel and Albania in the Albanian city of Elbasan, held in 2016. Read More »

Asean, China adopt sea code framework

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The 10-nation Asean may reach an agreement on how to depict their concern on the territorial disputes faster with language that will not include sensitive issues that China objects to, the diplomat said. Philippine foreign secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said the ministers were divided over a U.S. proposal to suspend the North from the ASEAN Regional Forum, which will hold its annual meeting on Monday. Read More »

2 severely injured in Oklahoma tornado

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City of Tulsa emergency operations are helping with disaster response following a windstorm and possible tornado that sent 13 people to area hospitals, according to a statement. National Weather Service meteorologist Amy Jankowski said preliminary reports indicate a tornado, but it could be Monday before surveyors complete their investigation. Read More »

Terror funding: Separatist Shabir Shah's close aide Aslam Wani arrested by ED

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While a Delhi court extended ED custody of Shah till August 9, the Directorate expects to crackdown on the activities which they allege are using their hawala contacts to fund acts of terror in Kashmir. The agency had earlier sought their custody, saying they had to be taken to various places for the objective of investigation. The arrest warrant in the case comes as a huge development as Shah's case is based on Wani's arrest. Read More »

Korea foreign ministers say UN sanctions on North Korea 'good outcome'

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The announcement in Australia comes on top of UN Security Council bans implemented on North Korea's export of coal, iron, lead and seafood, as well as bans on work permits for North Korean migrant workers. On July 28, Pyongyang conducted its second successful test of the Hwasong-14, the first true intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of hitting the United States (US) mainland. Read More »

'No chaos' in White House, Trump insists

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Fired Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci can credit his infamous New Yorker interview with his 10-day stint at the White House . Dressed in a blue suit, with blue-tinted aviator sunglasses, Scaramucci wished Kelly well, saying, "I want chief of staff Kelly to have an unbelievable opportunity at the White House". Read More »

UN security council unanimously votes new sanctions on N Korea

State Department's acting assistant secretary for East Asian and Pacific affairs, told journalists on the sidelines of regional security meetings in the Philippines on Sunday. The urgency of the situation was underlined by President Donald Trump's national security adviser H.R. McMaster , who told MSNBC news that the United States leader was reviewing plans for a "preventive war". Read More »

Russia's Lavrov, US's Tillerson to meet August 6-8

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Moscow said the Tillerson-Lavrov phone call took place on the USA initiative. "He wanted to know, first of all, and he started with this, the details of those decisions, which we had had to take in response to the law on anti-Russian sanctions adopted in the US Congress". Read More »

Toyota and Mazda have signed an important agreement

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He praised Mazda as a great partner in that effort. Mazda would also take a stake in Toyota in return. The sheer cost of the plant also makes a partnership logical, as it boosts cost-efficiency and economies of scale. It is also the top shareholder in Fuji Heavy Industries، the maker of Subaru cars. According to reports, the agreement will include cooperation on electric vehicle technology. Read More »

Vietnam Challenges China At Security Talks

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China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday that the latest sanctions passed by the United Nations Security Council were "necessary" after North Korea's missile tests in July, but he noted that they were "not the ultimate objective". Read More »