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UNSC slaps new sanctions on North Korea

UNSC slaps new sanctions on North Korea Also, the unified manner in which the Security Council is approaching North Korea gives the worldwide community a degree of leverage should negotiations like the Six Party Talks ever resume. "If it agrees to stop its nuclear programme, it can reclaim its future". Pyongyang's drive to stage a slew of brazen tests in recent months, which contravene existing United Nations sanctions, has sparked su... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma: 70000 in shelters, 6.5 million people asked to evacuate

Hurricane Irma: 70000 in shelters, 6.5 million people asked to evacuate The company has sent a "cavalry" of workers from across the Southeast to work on downed power lines and blown transformers. Florida is bracing for Irma's impact, which is expected to bring as much as fifteen feet of storm surges in the southwest portion of the state. [Full Article...]

India hits back at United Nations criticism over Rohingya human rights issue

India hits back at United Nations criticism over Rohingya human rights issue India has said that illegal immigrants like Myanmar's Rohingyas pose security risks to the nation. "Enforcing the laws should not be mistaken for lack of compassion", Mr. Chander added, "Tendentious judgements made on the basis of selective and even inaccurate reports do not further the understanding of human rights in any society". [Full Article...]

Hurricane Jose not expected to threaten SWFL

Hurricane Jose not expected to threaten SWFL That's why beyond the 72 hours we would get a better picture in terms of a more accurate or a better confidence in terms of the path of Jose. Don't buy into the hype. Meanwhile, a tropical wave over the east Atlantic only has a 10% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone during the next five days. Dr Julian Heming, who works on predicting tropical cyclones for the Met Office, yesterday said... [Full Article...]

Woman Shot Homeless Man Who Asked Her To Move Porsche

Woman Shot Homeless Man Who Asked Her To Move Porsche Melton remains hospitalized with critical injuries. Metro police detectives say that Melton was "trying to sleep on the sidewalk" around 3 a.m. near 901 19th Ave. She snatched her firearm and put a magazine inside. "She did say she closed her eyes when she shot both times, but they were warnings and she thought she pointed away from him", Jesse Quackenbush said. [Full Article...]

Catalan independence: Police told to seize ballot boxes

Catalan independence: Police told to seize ballot boxes Specifically, they ordered police to confiscate items such as "ballot boxes, electoral envelopes, instruction manuals for members of polling stations, election flyers, election propaganda". Supporters of Catalan independence responded to new harassment by the Spanish government with a million-strong march on Monday. "Police officers. [Full Article...]

NC governor declares state of emergency due to Irma

NC governor declares state of emergency due to Irma The eye of Hurricane Irma is expected to make its way into SC around 2 a.m., Tuesday , according to the latest forecast cone by the National Hurricane Center . "Please pack your patience". Even after Georgia's evacuation order was issued, they talked of riding out Irma at home. "In the street right now, the water is knee-to-waist deep", Zeller said. [Full Article...]

#IAmGauri: Thousands Protest in Bengaluru Demanding Justice

#IAmGauri: Thousands Protest in Bengaluru Demanding Justice Videos and photos from the rally show a sea of protesters carrying posters that read "I am Gauri" or "We are all Gauri". The protesters began the march from the city's railway station. It isn't abstract. It's concrete and alive. It is not known what Guha intends to do about this, but he tweeted: "In India today , independent writers and journalists are harassed, persecuted, and even killed". [Full Article...]

Facebook Live video may contain answers in death of Kenneka Jenkins

Facebook Live video may contain answers in death of Kenneka Jenkins In it, Jenkins appears to be sitting on the bed with a group of people around her, leading numerous video's 4 million viewers to believe there was foul play involved in her death. Investigations are ongoing into the murder and witnesses are being interviewed and content posted on social media is also being examined. But, Martin said if her daughter was drunk, she wouldn't be able to open the heavy... [Full Article...]

Najib, Rosmah meet Malaysians in Washington

Najib, Rosmah meet Malaysians in Washington Najib disclosed to the gathering that his meeting with President Trump would allow him to explain to the United States that Malaysia was determined to become a developed and promising country with lots of opportunities. Industry sources told the news agency that the announcement of the deal, worth more than US$1.8 billion (RM7.6 billion) at list prices, would be made following a meeting between ... [Full Article...]

Family of three die after falling into volcano crater near Naples

Family of three die after falling into volcano crater near Naples The three who died were named as Massimiliano Carrer, 45, his wife Tiziana Zampella, 42, and Lorenzo, 11. However they also got into difficulties and are said to have died instantly as a result of the extreme temperatures in the volcano. The owner of a nearby cafe, where the child was taken, told the daily that in 40 years of working by the crater, he had never seen an accident of this kind. [Full Article...]

Watch Hurricane Irma batter Miami, Florida as megastorm hits US

Watch Hurricane Irma batter Miami, Florida as megastorm hits US One man in Key West chose to take a photo of a giant wave crashing over the barrier of the U.S.'s southernmost point but got wiped out by the wave he tried to capture, according to video footage from the U.S.'s southernmost webcam . "That's skirting the coast, pushing it off-shore and you can see, essentially moving Pinellas County", said Storm Team 8 Chief Meteorologist Steve Jerve. [Full Article...]

Forecasters Say Irma Weakens To Tropical Storm In Florida

Forecasters Say Irma Weakens To Tropical Storm In Florida Many residents had stayed put, hoping to ride out the storm. Major utilities in the state - including Florida Power & Light Co, Duke Energy Corp and Tampa Electric - have mobilized tens of thousands of workers to deal with the enormous power outages, which by Monday evening numbered more than 7.4 million homes and businesses after Hurricane Irma landed as a Category 4 storm early Sunday. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma: Boris Johnson to fly to battered Caribbean

Hurricane Irma: Boris Johnson to fly to battered Caribbean Roaring across the Caribbean, the rare Category Five hurricane laid waste to a series of tiny islands like St Martin, where 60 percent of homes were wrecked, before slamming into the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. There's no running water or electricity, and Internet access is spotty, making contact with the outside world a challenge. She said: "It slammed into me, but it would have taken me ... [Full Article...]

Central govt employees to get 5% DA with effect from July

Central govt employees to get 5% DA with effect from July The Union Cabinet on Tuesday has announced its approval to pass on benefits to the Central government employees and pensioners. The government does not consider the price rise rate beyond a decimal point for deciding the rate of the dearness allowance. [Full Article...]

Move trust vote against EPS, BJP dares MK Stalin

Move trust vote against EPS, BJP dares MK Stalin The Opposition parties also told the governor that if he did not convene the Assembly within a week, they would approach courts and the "people's court", Leader of the Opposition and DMK working president MK Stalin told the media after the meeting. [Full Article...]

USA mildern Sanktionsforderungen gegen Nordkorea ab

USA mildern Sanktionsforderungen gegen Nordkorea ab Die USA wollten ursprünglich einen noch schärferen Entwurf zur Abstimmung stellen, der Widerstand von Russland und China war allerdings zu groß. Der Export von Textilien, die zweitwichtigste Kategorie in der nordkoreanischen Ausfuhrstatistik, unterliegt künftig einem völligen Verbot. [Full Article...]

Russia says Syria government seized most territory from Islamic State

Russia says Syria government seized most territory from Islamic State The government forces have also expelled terrorists from a strategically important traffic junction, the city of Akerbat in Hama province in western Syria, which was transformed by IS militants into a powerful fortified area, he said. Much of Deir Az Zor City has been under ISIL control since 2014 with only 40% under government control with about 100,000 civilians. Lebanese militant group Hezbol... [Full Article...]

More than 2 million lose power as Hurricane Irma hits

More than 2 million lose power as Hurricane Irma hits So, I ask everybody to - the most important thing is to pray for us. CNN meteorologist Judson Jones said the severity of the storm surge depended on which side of the storm Tampa was on. Tropical Storm Irma , once a hurricane, is churning its way away from the Tampa Bay region. But on Saturday, all that changed when Irma's course shifted. [Full Article...]

Local Line Workers Assist in Florida Power Restoration

Local Line Workers Assist in Florida Power Restoration Members of the Wisconsin National Guard aren't the only ones from the state answering the call for help in Florida following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. All donations will be sent to the most stricken areas down south. Spokesman Michael DeFreeuw said crews have always stepped up when volunteers are needed. [Full Article...]


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