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United States slaps sanctions on North Korean banks, executives

United States slaps sanctions on North Korean banks, executives The South Korean government on Wednesday expressed its satisfaction over the new sanctions imposed on North Korea by the United States, saying that the measures would help pressure Pyongyang into negotiations over its nuclear programme. Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Tuesday that Pyongyang had not changed its military posture, according to Reuters. If sanctioned under the Order, foreign financial i... [Full Article...]

Georgia court rejects appeal by condemned man

Georgia court rejects appeal by condemned man In August, 1990, Mr Tharpe's wife, Migrisus Tharpe, left him due to their violent marriage and was staying with her brother and sister-in-law Jaquelin, according to court documents . The Georgia Department of Corrections had last week revealed his final meal before being executed , requesting "three spicy chicken breasts, a roast beef sandwich with sauce, a fish sandwich, potato wedges, onion ri... [Full Article...]

Doomed Health Care Bill Collapses As GOP Abandons Vote

Doomed Health Care Bill Collapses As GOP Abandons Vote Compounding the problem for the bill, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office released a preliminary analysis of the new legislation on Monday, and projected that it would leave "millions fewer people" with comprehensive health insurance. [Full Article...]

China bans supplies of petroleum products to N. Korea

Imports of textiles from North Korea would also be banned immediately, the statement said. However, the overall trade volume between the two allies jumped seven-and-a-half percent on-year during the January-August period. Earlier US president Donald Trump lashed out at Kim during a rally speech in Alabama. Mr Lavrov said a pause was needed, "to calm down the hotheads". [Full Article...]

Unloaded Gun, Ammo Found in Airport High School Student's Backpack

Unloaded Gun, Ammo Found in Airport High School Student's Backpack Kenneth McCoy, 18, was arrested and charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds and unlawful carrying of a firearm, according to police and jail records. School officials were tipped to the possible presence of the gun on campus Tuesday morning. On surveillance video, that person appeared to have left school grounds, according to police. [Full Article...]

Chief Executive of Afghanistan to visit India tomorrow

Chief Executive of Afghanistan to visit India tomorrow India on Tuesday made it clear to the U.S. that it won't deploy troops in war-torn Afghanistan even as New Delhi and Washington pledged to eradicate the "scourge" of terrorism and to hold to account those who use it as an instrument of state policy, an apparent reference to Pakistan. [Full Article...]

Killer Clown Cold Case: Florida Woman Arrested For 3-Decades-Old Murder

Killer Clown Cold Case: Florida Woman Arrested For 3-Decades-Old Murder Warren was arrested about five miles from the Tennessee state line in Abindon, Virginia, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. Initial investigation led detectives to identify the suspect as Sheila Keen, however, an arrest was never made. [Full Article...]

Atletico Madrid beat Sevilla to continue unbeaten start

Atletico Madrid beat Sevilla to continue unbeaten start Now it's important to rest well and prepare for another game against Atletico. His first game could be against Getafe on January 7. Fabregas admits that Spain coach Julen Lopetegui is not now looking at his Chelsea team-mate because of the quality there now is at the big Spanish clubs. [Full Article...]

North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war

North Korea's aging MiG fighters won't stance a chance against much more powerful US fighters escorting long-range bombers. The US imposed sanctions on eight North Korean banks and 26 executives on Tuesday, ratcheting up pressure on the country amid increasingly bellicose exchanges with Pyongyang over its nuclear programme. [Full Article...]

Greek political leaders congratulate Merkel amid German post-election speculation

Greek political leaders congratulate Merkel amid German post-election speculation Merkel will ultimately secure a historic fourth term and the CDU is likely to form a coalition with the FDP and the Green Party. NAIJ.com earlier reported that in 2016, German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, reportedly mocked President Muhammadu Buhari over his response to his wife's interview. [Full Article...]

U.S. plans to admit maximum 45000 refugees in next fiscal year

U.S. plans to admit maximum 45000 refugees in next fiscal year That figure would be the lowest ceiling for refugee admissions since the US Refugee Act was signed in 1980. Still, the Homeland Security Department pushed to lower refugee admissions below Mr. A spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security declined to comment ahead of Trump's final decision on the cap. President Trump has made limiting immigration the centrepiece of his policy agenda. [Full Article...]

US Commerce Secretary Ross says no concessions made on China trip

US Commerce Secretary Ross says no concessions made on China trip Ross told China there was a need for it to "guarantee fair and reciprocal treatment for USA firms" during a visit to Beijing, where he tried to strike an upbeat tone amid trade tensions between the two countries. Trump called Xi a "friend" for whom he has "great respect" after they met at the USA leader's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida in April. Trump has since played up his personal relationship wi... [Full Article...]

Trump replaces travel ban with new travel restrictions

Trump replaces travel ban with new travel restrictions However banning North Koreans is mostly symbolic , as nearly no one from that country travels to the us anyway. Previously, the ban enacted in January policed entry from the nations of Iran , Syria , Lybia, Somalia , Yemen , and Sudan. [Full Article...]

Top US diplomat Tillerson to travel to China this week

Top US diplomat Tillerson to travel to China this week The latest coal shipments preceded a September 5 deadline for United Nations members to implement the August sanctions. Tillerson has repeatedly said he is focused on diplomacy as the principal means of reducing heightened tensions with Pyongyang, and State Department officials noted that both China and Russian Federation play a crucial role in pressuring North Korea to stop its threatening ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Issues New Travel Ban Restrictions To Eight Countries

Donald Trump Issues New Travel Ban Restrictions To Eight Countries Dropped from the new travel ban is one country which was included on the previous list: Sudan . Earlier, Donald Trip had banned citizens of six Muslim countries to travel to the United States through an executive order . The restrictions are targeted at countries that Department of Homeland Security officials say refuse to share information with the US or haven't taken necessary security pre... [Full Article...]

Twitter Says Won't Remove Trump's Tweet On North Korea

The war of words between Trump and Kim Jong-un has been escalating for some time, and the North Korean leader has threatened to shoot down United States aircraft even if they are not in North Korean airspace. "Among the considerations is "newsworthiness" and whether a Tweet is of public interest", Twitter's thread continues. The company says that this policy has always been in place, but it has ... [Full Article...]

Murphy Supports NFL Players Who Protested During National Anthem

Murphy Supports NFL Players Who Protested During National Anthem About football 200 players made a decision to stand , kneel or raise their fists during the national anthem at NFL games on Sunday in response to Trump's calls for players to be fired. "I'm here to play football and help the Miami Dolphins win football games ". "That's a total disrespect for everything we stand for". " They'll be the most popular person in this country". [Full Article...]

Trump targets Venezuela's government in new travel ban

Trump targets Venezuela's government in new travel ban The addition of new countries to the extended U.S. travel ban, including Venezuela, is an act of "political and psychological terrorism", the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry said in a statement. The revised version of the travel ban was announced Sunday by President Trump's administration. The statement said there are "alternative sources for obtaining information to verify the citizenship and ident... [Full Article...]

Mandatory evacuation ordered for Ocracoke Island visitors ahead of Hurricane Maria

Mandatory evacuation ordered for Ocracoke Island visitors ahead of Hurricane Maria Should Maria fail to slow its forward speed during the middle of next week, then it would be an indication that steering winds are going to whisk the hurricane in a northeasterly direction, well offshore of the U.S. Though both meet the requirements for being Category 1 hurricanes on the Saffir-Simpson Scale, these two storms have little else in common. Maria is forecast to weaken to a tropical ... [Full Article...]

Qatar Airways receives 747-8 freighter

Qatar Airways receives 747-8 freighter Speaking at an event in which he formally accepted delivery of Qatar Airways' first Boeing 747-8 freighter, Al Baker said the plan to take the four Airbus planes "is definite". "Today's addition of this Boeing 747-8 is particularly symbolic of this ongoing strength and growth of this airline as it is proudly adored with the image of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, a leader... [Full Article...]


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