• Trump Celebrates As UN Imposes 'Strongest Sanctions Ever' On North Korea
Trump Celebrates As UN Imposes 'Strongest Sanctions Ever' On North Korea

The diplomat said North Korea's export economy brings in $3 billion, which would be slashed by one third if the sanctions are adopted. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday urged his North Korean counterpart to abide by United Nations resolutions and stop provoking "the worldwide community's goodwill" with missile launches and nuclear ...

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  • Christie: Trump Jr. Meeting With Lawyer Was 'Ill-Advised'
Christie: Trump Jr. Meeting With Lawyer Was 'Ill-Advised'

Mueller is using a grand jury in Washington as part of an investigation into potential coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, according to a person familiar with the probe. "Let him do his work", Christie said. Grand jury proceedings are usually kept secret, and the newspaper called the move "a sign that his inquiry is gr...

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  • United Nations bans key N.Korea exports over missile tests
United Nations bans key N.Korea exports over missile tests

But critics say the do not go far enough since China and Russian Federation resisted an embargo on North Korea's crude oil imports. Meanwhile, Russia stated that the USA is playing a " baseless " blame game. The resolution bans North Korea from exporting coal, iron ore, lead and seafood products - the "lifeline exports that sustain Kim Jong Un's ...

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  • Potential tropical cyclone No. 7 developing in Caribbean Sea
Potential tropical cyclone No. 7 developing in Caribbean Sea

It was expected to reach Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula either late Monday or early Tuesday. There's also an area of low pressure located about midway between the Cabo Verde Islands and the Lesser Antilles, but the NHC says the associated showers and thunderstorms are not well organized.

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  • US And Japanese Leaders Commit To Putting More Pressure On North Korea
US And Japanese Leaders Commit To Putting More Pressure On North Korea

President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agree on the urgent need to address growing tension with North Korea. Thornton said the Trump administration would continue to be engaged in the Asia Pacific region. Qian, while addressing a press conference, said the North Korean nuclear issue and the trade between China and the USA...

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  • Singapore expels United States academic
Singapore expels United States academic

This comes after his permanent residency was cancelled on Friday, for working with a foreign government to influence Singapore's foreign policy and public opinion here. The clear intention was to use the information to cause the Singapore government to change its foreign policy, the ministry said, but the government did not act on the "privileg...

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  • US, South Korea laud new United Nations sanctions on North Korea
US, South Korea laud new United Nations sanctions on North Korea

So the new round of sanctions and diplomacy involves the joint recognition by the United States and Japan that the status quo in North Korea is no longer sustainable. Though China condemned North Korea's missile tests , it also called on the U.S.to stop deploying its THAAD missile defense system in South Korea.

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  • New report sheds light on civilian deaths in Iraq & Syria
New report sheds light on civilian deaths in Iraq & Syria

Heavily backed by the USA -led anti-terror coalition, the SDF, an alliance of Kurdish, Arab and Assyrian fighters led by the Kurdish YPG, succeeded in maintaining a progress against the IS militants in the city of Raqqa, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

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  • Two Boy Scouts Killed on East Texas Lake
Two Boy Scouts Killed on East Texas Lake

Two of the boys were killed, while a third in being treated at a Shreveport hospital. Their names weren't immediately released. The 18-year-old was dead onboard and the 16-year-old was dead in the water, according to the TPWD release. We are very sad to confirm the deaths of two youth participants following a boating incident. East Texas Area C...

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  • Corrosion blamed for deadly Ohio State Fair ride accident
Corrosion blamed for deadly Ohio State Fair ride accident

The Illinois Department of Labor said it is likewise suspending the operation of all rides like the Fire Ball until the point that further notice. Tyler Jerrell, 18, was pronounced dead on the scene after being thrown 50 feet. All rides at the fair were shut down following the fatal accident as officials re-inspected them, CBS affiliate WBNS-TV ...

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  • Militants Killed During Clean Up Operation in North Afghan Province
Militants Killed During Clean Up Operation in North Afghan Province

At least 25 civilians were also missing, said Mohammad Noor Rahmani, head of the provincial council. Officials earlier said at least seven police officers and 10 Taliban fighters were killed in the fighting, and four security officers were wounded.

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  • Chicago To File Lawsuit Against Justice Department
Chicago To File Lawsuit Against Justice Department

The suit - to be filed on Monday - is the latest in legal battles for the Trump administration over sanctuary cities . " Chicago won't let our police become hostages of politicians in this debate ..." The federal lawsuit comes less than two weeks after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the U.S.

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  • Trump threat against health funds 'childish — Top Senate Dem
Trump threat against health funds 'childish — Top Senate Dem

Zero Democrats voted for the latest plan that failed in the Senate, a factor that fuels skepticism on the Republican side about calls, like that from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, for "serious bipartisan conversations". They've already won four seats previously under Republican control, some of them in battleground districts that split even...

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  • 'Insane' Over White House Leaks
'Insane' Over White House Leaks

Monday evening after a presumable tumultuous 24 hours. Said some dumb stuff, now I'm out. "Where I grew up and the neighbourhood I'm from, we're front-stabbers, we like to tell you exactly where we're from and what we're doing". What the hell, people?! Noah lamented that he "just bought the Scaramucci 2017 jersey" and that he hadn't "even finishe...

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  • Fire strikes another tower in the Dubai Marina
Fire strikes another tower in the Dubai Marina

But the blaze rattled nerves after Friday's inferno at the Torch Tower, which is only a block away from the site of Sunday's fire. Last Friday, the nearby towering residential skyscraper Torch Tower caught fire, and had been "successfully evacuated" with no casualties reported, local authority said.

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  • Asean to focus on code of conduct with China
Asean to focus on code of conduct with China

A draft of the text describes the envisioned agreement as "a set of norms to guide the conduct of parties and promote maritime cooperation in the South China Sea", adding that it is "not an instrument to settle territorial disputes". Although it's not an Asean member, China can exert its influence on allies, like Cambodia, to reject any move ...

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  • Donald Trump: Former adviser says President just needs a 'strong coach'
Donald Trump: Former adviser says President just needs a 'strong coach'

Sarah Huckabee Sanders , White House Press Secretary, released a statement after Scaramucci's dismissal. During Scaramucci's brief tenure at the White House, the communications team was "scared to go to work", one aide told Politico . Former Massachusetts senator Scott Brown, who is now the USA ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa, said in late...

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  • Suspected Bangladeshi Terrorist Living In Up Since 2011 Arrested By ATS
Suspected Bangladeshi Terrorist Living In Up Since 2011 Arrested By ATS

The Uttar Pradesh anti-terrorist squad on Sunday arrested a suspected Bangladeshi terrorist, associated with the Islamic extremist group Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), Muzaffarnagar district. He disclosed during the interrogation that another person Faizan was responsible for the whole operation. The July 1, 2016 horrific attack on innocent civilian...

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  • Ready to normalise dialogue: Russian Federation tells US
Ready to normalise dialogue: Russian Federation tells US

The law also limits the U.S. president's ability to ease any sanctions on Russian Federation by requiring Congressional approval to lift any restrictions. On Wednesday, Donald Trump signed into law a new bill imposing additional sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. Lavrov met with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on the sidelines ...

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  • Possible tornado damages parts of Tulsa, OK
Possible tornado damages parts of Tulsa, OK

The storm rolled through at about 1:30 Sunday morning, bringing extremely high winds and heavy rains to the center of Tulsa. A tornado ripped through downtown Tulsa early Sunday, injuring at least 25 people and causing severe damage to many businesses.

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