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US Seeks $11 Million From Companies It Says Conspired With North Korea

US Seeks $11 Million From Companies It Says Conspired With North Korea Earlier this week, the U.S. Treasury slapped new sanctions on Chinese and Russian entities conducting oil, coal, and banking business with Pyongyang, and propping up the country's weapons program. assets as well. Federal prosecutors in the USA are reportedly stepping up measures against Chinese firms which are involved with North Korea. The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed penalties o... [Full Article...]

Uttarakhand, Rajasthan residents among those killed in Dera violence at Panchkula

Uttarakhand, Rajasthan residents among those killed in Dera violence at Panchkula The Punjab & Haryana High Court was not amused. The law did not buckle under 'popular pressure" and treat him with kid gloves, as many of us may have silently been afraid of before the sentencing on Friday afternoon: "Ram Rahim Singh is now in jail. [Full Article...]

New Jersey Red Cross volunteers deployed to Harvey relief efforts

New Jersey Red Cross volunteers deployed to Harvey relief efforts Upon completion of this training, volunteers will be official Red Cross shelter workers and will be trained to assist in the opening, organizing, operating and closing of a Red Cross shelter. Trailers full of shelter supplies including cots and blankets - enough to support more than 20,000 people - are scheduled to arrive in Texas. "Here in Lansing we have a group of Red Cross volunteers who wil... [Full Article...]

Harvey produces life-threatening floods in Houston

Harvey produces life-threatening floods in Houston Nearly 230,000 people, mostly in the Houston area, were without power on Saturday night as the storm raged around them. "Good news is that we have great talent on the ground". He calls Harvey "a different animal" from Allison and a "historic situation". He says he's most amazed that he's getting reports "of water into second-story of apartments and homes". [Full Article...]

Bears top receiver Cameron Meredith carted off with ugly leg injury

Bears top receiver Cameron Meredith carted off with ugly leg injury Chicago Bears wide receiver Cameron Meredith suffered a devastating left knee injury so gruesome Fox wouldn't show a replay on television. An air cast and cart being used for Meredith do not indicate fracture but instead significant knee ligament instability. [Full Article...]

US Navy recovers second body in search for sailors missing after collision

US Navy recovers second body in search for sailors missing after collision Some sleeping areas and communications rooms flooded as a result.In response to the incident, the Navy ordered an immediate operational pause across the USA fleet and dismissed the commander of the 7th Fleet, Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin.In the earlier collision involving a US destroyer, seven sailors from the USS Fitzgerald died when their ship collided with a container ship in waters off Japan. [Full Article...]

Trump to Fully Restore Military Surplus Transfers to Police

Trump to Fully Restore Military Surplus Transfers to Police The Trump Administration is prepared to lift an Obama-era ban on re-purposing military equipment from the battlefield for community policing, according to USA Today . The program was started in the 1990s as a way for the military to transfer surplus equipment to federal, state and local police agencies fighting the drug war. [Full Article...]

Barnsley crash: Man charged with attempted murder of four children

Barnsley crash: Man charged with attempted murder of four children Two girls aged eight and seven years old and two boys aged 21 and nine months old have been taken to hospital where they remain in a serious condition. A 29-year-old man accused of trying to kill four children has been remanded in custody, police have said. "The man and the children were located after being involved in a single vehicle collision in Barnsley, South Yorkshire in the early hours of... [Full Article...]

Can Trump actually shut down the government over wall funding?

Can Trump actually shut down the government over wall funding? President Trump took to Twitter early Friday morning to double down on his calls to nix the filibuster and comment on his chief of staff's job performance as well as his administration's successes. It seems he's doing everything he can to get his base to vote Republicans out of power in 2018. For all of that conciliatory talk, the evidence of mounting friction between the president and the ... [Full Article...]

Four people pulled from sinking boat near Port Aransas

Four people pulled from sinking boat near Port Aransas Kevin Oditt says helicopters have rescued more than 100 people in the Houston area as Tropical Storm Harvey floods numerous neighborhoods. Tony White, a 28-year-old aquatic culture engineer, was heading to the Catalina Sea Ranch when the accident occurred. [Full Article...]

US President's Approval Rating Takes a Dip

US President's Approval Rating Takes a Dip Since Trump became president, his lowest approval rating was 33 percent on August 2 and the highest was 41 percent on March 7. One woman was killed when a vehicle driven by a suspected white supremacist plowed into a crowd of people after the rally called by far-right extremists turned violent. [Full Article...]

USA says North Korea missile launch fails

USA says North Korea missile launch fails The U.S. Pacific Command revised its initial assessment that the first and third short-range missiles failed during flight to say they flew about 250 kilometers (155 miles). These tests took place in full military maneuvers joint between us forces and south Korean. China is North Korea's only ally and is the recipient of 90 per cent of its exports and has come under pressure to take a harder l... [Full Article...]

US Says N.Korea Fired Three 'Short-Range' Ballistic Missiles

US Says N.Korea Fired Three 'Short-Range' Ballistic Missiles Applications for Chinese new or expanded investment in North Korea by Chinese companies would not be approved, the ministry said . South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff estimated the missiles had traveled over 150 miles before plunging into the Sea of Japan. [Full Article...]

Series In Review: Patrick Corbin, D-backs Sweep Giants

Series In Review: Patrick Corbin, D-backs Sweep Giants He worked efficiently and kept his pitch count low, which allowed him to make it deep into the game. RHP Johnny Cueto (flexor tendon) is expected to return to the Giants' rotation the next time through, manager Bruce Bochy said, provided there are no issues after his rehab start Sunday at Class A San Jose. [Full Article...]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense failing to score touchdowns in preseason

Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense failing to score touchdowns in preseason Hogan completed an eight-yard throw to running back Terrence Magee, a 10-yard pass to wide receiver Richard Mullaney, and then, a 30-yard pass to tight end Seth DeValve for 30 yards, which became a 45-yard gain when Tampa Bay was flagged for unnecessary roughness. [Full Article...]

Trump battle for wall money squeezed by deadline for debt limit

Trump battle for wall money squeezed by deadline for debt limit In a phone call with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto one week after Trump was inaugurated, the United States president acknowledged that both leaders were "in a little bit of a political bind" because each had vowed not to pay for the wall, according to a transcript of the call published earlier this month by The Washington Post . [Full Article...]

Nth Korea fires missiles into Sea of Japan

Pacific Command said the missiles did not pose a threat to the U.S. mainland or to the Pacific territory of Guam, which North Korea had threatened earlier this month to surround in a "sea of fire". Tillerson called North Korea's "restraint" pleasing and said it could open a pathway for dialogue in the near future. While North Korea's large-sized artillery rockets blur the boundaries bet... [Full Article...]

U.S. revises assessment of N. Korea launch

U.S. revises assessment of N. Korea launch Pacific Command, said the missiles were launched over a 30-minute period. An earlier assessment by PACOM had said that two missiles failed in flight. Under Kim, Pyongyang has made rapid strides in its ballistic missile technology, which it is banned from pursuing under United Nations resolutions that have slapped it with seven sets of sanctions. [Full Article...]

14 arrested as Berkeley protests lead to chaos, violence

14 arrested as Berkeley protests lead to chaos, violence Some carried signs that aimed to use humor against the racially-charged invective that has marked such "free speech" rallies in cities including Berkeley . On Friday afternoon, the shofar was sounded on the steps of San Francisco City Hall when Sherith Israel Senior Rabbi Jessica Zimmerman Graf gave an invocation at the United Against Hate rally, attended by civic and faith leaders, including R... [Full Article...]

Israel finalizes deal for 17 more F-35 stealth fighters

Israel finalizes deal for 17 more F-35 stealth fighters The Israeli security cabinet approved the purchase of the 17 jets in 2016. It had previously announced its intent to purchase 17 more planes, bringing the total to 50. "The signing of the transaction is further evidence of the depth of the relationship and security relations between our great friend the United States and the State of Israel", he emphasized. [Full Article...]


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