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China Bans New Business with North Korea

Washington has repeatedly urged China, North Korea's main ally and trading partner, to do more to rein in Pyongyang. South Korean military officials are now gathering intel to determine the type of missiles used. North Korea's latest released photos hint they are developing a more advanced solid-fuel ballistic missile. Hours later North Korea had said it was "carefully examining" plans to strike Guam. Read More »

Not Mexico - for wall funding


Mexico's Foreign Ministry reiterated in its statement that "as the Mexican government has always maintained, our country will not pay, under any circumstances, for a wall or physical barrier that is built on USA territory along the border with Mexico ". Read More »

Speech ramps up Trump-Congress strife

Here's the thing: Mexico was never planning to pay for the wall. Before his exit, Bannon repeatedly warned Trump and John F. Kelly, the White House chief of staff, that September could be the breaking point for the Trump presidency - "a total meat grinder", Bannon told them. Read More »

Missouri sailor remains missing after suspended search for survivors


The news follows the navy's Thursday announcement that it had suspended wider search and rescue operations after finding and identifying the remains of one sailor. In the wake of the deadly collisions, the head of 7th Fleet, Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, was sacked "due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command", by Adm. Read More »

North Carolina and Texas competing for U.S. title at LLWS


Japan will play Sunday against the victor of the USA championship, between Greenville, North Carolina , and Lufkin, Texas. Japan, however, came out on top despite the early lead by Texas, scoring 12 unanswered runs to win the 2017 Little League World Series championship. Read More »

Live News Team Covering Hurricane Harvey Saves Flooded Truck Driver's Life


A Harris County Sheriff truck towing a boat drove by. The reporter yells out to the man trapped in the truck to alert him to the boat. KHOU is the CBS affiliate in the nation's fourth largest city. Insurance Information Institute said on Sunday it was still too soon to estimate the damage to homes and businesses. Water flooded the front entrance of the station's building at 9 a.m. Read More »

'Restraint' Appears To Be Over As North Korea Launches Missile Test Again


The launches are being interpreted as a protest against the joint South Korea-U.S. military drills, called the Ulchi Freedom Guardian, which began this week. The White House said that President Donald Trump , who has warned that he would unleash " fire and fury " if the North continued its threats, was briefed on the latest North Korean activity and "we are monitoring the situation". Read More »

North Korea fires three short-range missiles


All three appeared to be short-range missiles, rather than the long-range types created to be able to strike the United States, and were launched from Kittaeryong on North Korea's east coast. North Korea this week said the exercises were evidence that the United States planned to invade North Korea. They say the North may limit its reactions to low-level provocations like artillery and short-range missile launches. Read More »

After Trump tweet, Mexico reiterates it won't pay for wall


A U.S. border patrol agent patrols the U.S. border with Mexico in Nogales, Arizona, U.S., January 31, 2017. The US has raised tariffs on Canadian lumber. He added: "Psychologically, it means something". The statement read: 'As the Mexican government has always stated, our country will not pay, under any circumstances for a wall or physical barrier built on United States territory along the Mexican border. Read More »

Sunday evening First Alert forecast


TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy with a 30% chance for scattered showers. Saturday evening will be mostly cloudy with a chance for showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Better chances for rain Sunday night . Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 70 miles per hour with higher gusts. The rain risk will be 20 percent. Read More »

6yo girl fatally shot in Sydney home


Her three young siblings were also in the home at the time of the shooting, according to reports. Distressing video shows a distraught man sitting in a gutter with his head in his hands. A neighbour described hearing a loud bang which sounded like a auto crash. It was initially reported that the girl was six years old, but police have since confirmed she was three. Read More »

Syrian army kills scores of ISIL terrorists in Deir Ezzor


Backed by the USA, the SDF started battling inside the historic Old City of Raqqa, Daesh's de facto capital in Syria, in June, after months of fighting to encircle Raqqa with air strikes and special forces from the US -led coalition. Khawla said military plans were ready, and that his unit had already "entered Deir Ezzor territory and liberated several towns". They have taken part in all the SDF offensives and are now fighting in Raqqa. Read More »

Heat advisory in effect through Monday


High temperatures on Monday will exceed 105-degrees in some areas. Temperatures were also expected to reach triple-digits in Riverside County's inland valleys, with predicted highs in the city of Riverside set at 108 degrees today. The advisory will remain in place through 10 p.m. Wednesday. "And don't physically exert yourself outdoors during the days". The smoke and heat should start to disappear by Tuesday of next week, she said, as westerly winds help clear out smoke and keep ... Read More »

Chicago Bears to Watch against the Titans


Sanchez has been stated as the team's No. 2 quarterback, but that place is now in question as Trubisky rises up the depth chart. Trubisky took snaps with the Bears' first string in practice Wednesday and coach John Fox said the second pick of the 2017 draft will play with the starters to begin the second half of Sunday's third preseason game. Read More »

Nth Korea fires missiles into Sea of Japan


The U.S. Pacific Command said its initial assessment indicated they were "short-range ballistic missiles" that didn't pose a threat to Guam, a U.S. -controlled island in the Western Pacific. President Donald Trump also voiced cautious optimism when talking about the North's leader Kim Jong-un. David Benham said in an emailed statement. Read More »

Berkeley protests turn tense with right and left facing off


San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee declared victory over a group he branded as inviting hate. Its leader, Joey Gibson, has also repeatedly disavowed racism. The San Francisco Police Department, however, did advise on its official Twitter account for people to stay away from the area. Read More »

Mother of slain activist to present VMAs award

Speculation over her attendance and the buzz over her new single has sidelined the rest of the line-up, which includes Britain's Ed Sheeran , Miley Cyrus , Pink , Demi Lovato , Lorde , Canadian rapper The Weeknd , girl group Fifth Harmony and best new artist contender Julia Michaels . Read More »

Rough first dooms Mariners in rubber match loss to Yankees


First baseman Greg Bird is set to join the Yankees on Saturday after missing all but 19 games this season. A Pirates 1, Reds 0: Gerrit Cole ended his career-long futility against host Cincinnati by hitting a solo homer, pitching seven innings and leading Pittsburgh to a win. Read More »

N. Korea fires several missiles into East Sea


Yonhap said the launch was immediately reported to President Moon Jae-in. "The first and third missiles at 11:49am and 12:19pm failed in flight". Meanwhile, Japan says it will impose additional sanctions on North Korea . They are the first known missile firings since July, when the North successfully flight tested a pair of intercontinental ballistic missiles that analysts say could reach deep into the United States mainland when perfected. Read More »