UN Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea

A US -drafted resolution originally calling for an oil embargo on the North, a halt to its key exports of textiles and subjecting leader Kim Jong Un to a financial and travel ban have been weakened, apparently to placate Russian Federation and China ... More..

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Juncker: Western Balkans in EU? Not before 2019
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

Juncker: Western Balkans in EU? Not before 2019

Britain's referendum to exit the European Union was triggered by "profound negative forces" in the United Kingdom and other EU countries, says an academic in London . Juncker slammed the "inhumane" conditio...More..

Kaspersky: US government removes Russian security software
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

Kaspersky: US government removes Russian security software

The software is not widely used in the Defense Department and the military. In a statement accompanying its directive, DHS said it was "concerned about the ties between certain Kaspersky officials and Rus...More..

Trump plans early November meeting with Abe in Japan
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

Trump plans early November meeting with Abe in Japan

Moreover, apart from this, the two prime ministers will also launch various projects comprising of Rs 3,000-crore Suzuki auto manufacturing plant at Hansalpur, which is about 170 km from Ahmedabad . PM Modi, J...More..

Hope Hicks Named Full-Time WH Comm. Director
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Hope Hicks Named Full-Time WH Comm. Director

Bloomberg first reported on the development in a story about the White House's plan to promote its tax reform push. The former model and public relations operative is known for her close ties with the Trump fa...More..

Men charged over Nazi group to appear in United Kingdom court
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Men charged over Nazi group to appear in United Kingdom court

According to a West Midland Police spokesman, the arrests were "pre-planned and intelligence-led and there was no risk to the public's safety". Deakin is also charged with possession of documents likely to ...More..

Hurricane Irma unleashes full fury on Florida's Gulf Coast
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Hurricane Irma unleashes full fury on Florida's Gulf Coast

Emergency workers in Daytona Beach rescued 25 people with a high-water truck after they were suddenly caught in an onslaught of wind and rain. Irma has already devastated parts of the Caribbean, killing a...More..

Year Old Katie Layne Quackenbush Charge of Shoot Homeless Man in Nashville
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Year Old Katie Layne Quackenbush Charge of Shoot Homeless Man in Nashville

The two argued before Quackenbush walked back to the area and wounded Melton after firing two shots. An argument ensued, and police say Quackenbush fired two shots at Melton. "He comes up to their window and be...More..

Man chops through debris to clear roadway after Hurricane Irma hits Florida
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Man chops through debris to clear roadway after Hurricane Irma hits Florida

Millions in the region lost power , and the coast of Florida, Georgia and SC braced for a potentially deadly storm surge. He said 19,500 electric workers have been deployed in the restoration effort. Irma w...More..

China blocks North Korean bank accounts
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

China blocks North Korean bank accounts

These new sanctions include limits on import of crude oil and oil products, a ban on textile exports and new visas for North Korean oversees workers. Bridges over the Yalu River connecting North Korea and Chi...More..

North Korea hit by new United Nations sanctions
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

North Korea hit by new United Nations sanctions

According to Chinese customs data, North Korea imports almost 2.2 million barrels a year in petroleum products, but some US officials believe the true number is much higher: about 4.5 million barrels. Peru on ...More..

Hurricane Irma Leaves Trail Of Destruction In Caribbean
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Hurricane Irma Leaves Trail Of Destruction In Caribbean

Some 500 gendarmes and police are present on the island, with helicopter reinforcement to "identify the delinquents' vehicles" in order to track looters down. Macron held another emergency meeting Sunday night ...More..

Senator Ted Cruz's Twitter account linked to porn video
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Senator Ted Cruz's Twitter account linked to porn video

PornHub too chimed in and identified one of the X-rated actors featured in the video as Cory Chase. It's not the first time that Mazin has made fun of Cruz publicly. By then, Cruz was trending worldwide . ...More..

In US, Rahul Gandhi goofs up over number of Lok Sabha seats
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

In US, Rahul Gandhi goofs up over number of Lok Sabha seats

Irani also called "fascinating" Rahul's rare admission that "in 2012, arrogance had crept into the Congress ", which is why the party may have lost the 2014 Lok Sabha election. "Note ban caused tremendous dam...More..

No secruity threat to Winter Olympics claims IOC
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

No secruity threat to Winter Olympics claims IOC

Bach also expressed his confidence that "diplomacy and peace" would prevail on the Korean peninsula. "There is so far not even a hint that there is a threat for the security of the games in the context of the...More..

Arpaio pardon not a high point for Trump
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Arpaio pardon not a high point for Trump

Arpaio himself had asked for such a result after Trump pardoned him last month, but the judge in the case declined to do so before an October 4 hearing on the matter. First, Article III courts have a duty to ...More..

Heavy wind and rain warnings for parts of Scotland
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Heavy wind and rain warnings for parts of Scotland

Met Office deputy meteorologist, Chris Tubbs, said: "There are no links between the very strong winds we expect to see here in the UK and the hurricanes affecting the United States and the Caribbean at presen...More..

Mexico pulls Hurricane Harvey aid offer as it grapples with natural disaster
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Mexico pulls Hurricane Harvey aid offer as it grapples with natural disaster

After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the country sent a convoy of soldiers, food and medical workers, along with water-treatment facilities and a kitchen to feed 7,000 people a day. It is noted that more victims ...More..

Maryland Universities Included In List Of Best Colleges In US
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Maryland Universities Included In List Of Best Colleges In US

Regional colleges focus nearly entirely on a student's undergraduate experience and offer a broad range of programs in the liberal arts, as well as fields such as business, nursing and education. News & World R...More..

Report of active shooter at New Hampshire hospital
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Report of active shooter at New Hampshire hospital

People were told to avoid the area around the hospital, and traffic was stopped on a route leading to the medical center. Police say they are investigating reports of an active shooter at New Hampshire's larg...More..

Goldman Sachs Expects Hurricane Irma to Hurt Oil Demand
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Goldman Sachs Expects Hurricane Irma to Hurt Oil Demand

OPEC and Russian Federation have also said they would cut oil production by 1.8 million barrels per day, as a supply glut continues and Iran prepares to boost its output. The deal was extended for another n...More..

Kuwait Emir confirms Qatar ready to meet, discuss 13 demands
by | Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Kuwait Emir confirms Qatar ready to meet, discuss 13 demands

US President Donald Trump on Friday said that he is ready to mediate in the Qatar crisis. He applauded Kuwait's "critical contributions to regional stability" and repeated an offer to mediate himself, particu...More..

18 soldiers killed in ISIL ambush in Egypt's Sinai
by | Tuesday, September 12, 2017

18 soldiers killed in ISIL ambush in Egypt's Sinai

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the ambush of a police convoy in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula that Egyptian officials said killed 18 police and wounded seven. The officials spoke on conditio...More..

McCain has a 'vicious' cancer but outlook good
by | Tuesday, September 12, 2017

McCain has a 'vicious' cancer but outlook good

John McCain says the USA needs to step up actions against North Korea and send a message to leader Kim Jong Un that aggressive acts will lead to his country's destruction. In the interview, the former Republic...More..

Merkel Proposes Iran-Style Deal To End North Korea Crisis
by | Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Merkel Proposes Iran-Style Deal To End North Korea Crisis

According to the Kremlin, Putin and Merkel strongly condemned the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s disregard of the relevant resolutions of the United Nations Security Council. "Freedom of opinion...More..

France discusses increased pressure on North Korea with Trump, Abe
by | Tuesday, September 12, 2017

France discusses increased pressure on North Korea with Trump, Abe

At Thursday's White House press conference held with the Emir of Kuwait, the president said while "military action would certainly be an option" in dealing with North Korea, he added "nothing's inevitable". Tru...More..

Former presidents team up to raise money for storm victims
by | Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Former presidents team up to raise money for storm victims

It is expected that this appeal also covers those hit by hurricane Irma . The campaign, " One America Appeal ", started with a public service announcement (PSA) featuring Barack Obama , George W. "We love ...More..

U.S. delivers dominating performance, wins Walker Cup, 19-7
by | Tuesday, September 12, 2017

U.S. delivers dominating performance, wins Walker Cup, 19-7

McNealy, of Portola Vallley in Northern California, topped Alfie Plant 4 and 2. In the morning, McNealy had teamed with Doug Ghim to defeat David Boote and Jack Davidson, 5 and 4, in their foursomes match. ...More..

Missing Chicago teen found dead in hotel freezer
by | Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Missing Chicago teen found dead in hotel freezer

The police told Martin that Jenkins was inebriated and she let herself into the walk-in freezer which turned into the biggest tragedy of her life as the incident took her life and left tears in family members' ...More..

Terrorist attack: One cop killed, 2 injured in J&K's Anantnag
by | Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Terrorist attack: One cop killed, 2 injured in J&K's Anantnag

The home minister said that he is ready to talk to all stakeholders to find a solution to the problems faced by the people of the state. "We want smile and happiness on the face of every youth of Kashmir and we...More..