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by | August 08, 2017 | 00:52

Other countries will also be barred from increasing the "total number of work authorizations", and banned from creating "new joint ventures" with North Korean businesses or people. The United States has called on other countries to stop accepting North Korean workers and is closely watching to see how China responds. Under the resolution, North Korea's Foreign Trade Bank, which handles foreign exchange, will be added the U.N.'s sanctions list that freezes the assets of targeted entities.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:47

In a statement on Monday, Pyongyang said the sanctions were caused by a "heinous U.S. plot to isolate and stifle" North Korea . The North said it would take an unspecified "resolute action of justice" and would never place its nuclear program on the negotiating table or "flinch an inch" from its push to strengthen its nuclear deterrence as long as US hostility against North Korea persists.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:42

The next of kin of the three missing Marines have been notified, the military said. The duty status indicated the Marines' deaths had not officially been verified. According to initial reports , the aircraft was on a landing approach to USS Green Bay during a training exercise when it crashed into the Pacific. USA military officials called off the search and rescue operation on Sunday.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:39

Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella, during the Mindanao Hour press briefing yesterday morning, said Duterte is open to discussing the campaign against drugs with the United States top diplomat if it is raised. Duterte made the statement during his meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Malacañang, where they discussed security issues, including the Korean Peninsula and the South China Sea dispute .

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:28

Australia's ruling party has rejected a push to allow lawmakers to decide whether the country should recognise gay marriage. Prime Minister Turnbull called the emergency party meeting to secure a way forward, and bring Liberal infighting over the issue to an end, before Parliament returns tomorrow.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:27

He also said: "With regard to their close view in worldwide issues, Iran and Senegal can cooperate and consult more in global communities". However, analysts say Rouhani may struggle to make a significant impact given sharpening divisions in the dual clerical-republican power structure in Iran, and Trump's aggressive policy against Tehran .

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:23

The vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be the most important and hard ballot ANC MPs will have to decide on, the party's stalwarts said yesterday. While some opposition parties have started celebrating the awarding of a secret ballot, their festivity may be short lived if the ANC manages to close ranks and the opposition fails to unite fully.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:20

Members of Congress rush to greet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he leaves the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, after lobbying Congress to kill a peace plan with Iran at all costs. "Without the Hashemite custodianship [of Al-Aqsa] and the steadfastness of the Jerusalemites, the holy sites would have been lost many years ago", he said, according to the official Petra news agency.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:20

Police officers are always mindful that something bad could happen. Henry County deputies, Missouri state troopers and the Clinton Police Department set up roadblocks around the area, saying they believe McCarthy is still in Clinton. Lowe said Monday that the auto Michael stopped is registered to McCarthy. A "routine traffic stop" is a misnomer, Lowe said. "(Michael) was heroic right to the end", Lowe added.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:18

A bill aimed at curbing fraud and abuse of seniors is awaiting President Donald Trump's signature. "Watching Senator Richard Blumenthal speak of Comey is a joke", Trump tweeted on May 10, a day after firing Comey. The newspaper reported during Blumenthal's 2010 Senate bid that he had mischaracterized his military service during the Vietnam war. Trump, who is now working from his golf resort in New Jersey while the White House is under renovation, lambasted the Democrat from CT by ...

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:13

Investigators asked the White House for documents related to Flynn's lobbying and questioned witnesses about whether he was paid by the Turkish government, the New York Times reported . Bharara was sacked by President Trump in March, even though Bharara said Trump invited him, shortly after the November 2016 election, to stay on.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:11

Other tweets from Trump Monday morning were far angrier than the post claiming he was working in New Jersey. Trump also claimed his low approval ratings were fabricated, pointing to crowd sizes at his recent rallies. Notably, support among white voters without a college degree - a key Trump demographic - had fallen off as well. Similarly, among non-college whites, the president's approval rating fell from 52 percent in January to 43 percent this month.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:12

Trump TV is a thing now, although not the full-featured cable news network that was spitballed last summer as a fallback for Trump if he lost the election. McEnany appeared over the weekend to provide a " real news" roundup of the week's headlines. Trump supporters hit back, saying that the videos were a necessary counterbalance to the bias they alleged to be present in mainstream media.

by | August 07, 2017 | 07:37

How tall is Anthony Scaramucci? We wish him all the best, ' she explained. Tweeting after Mr Scaramucci's sacking, Donald Trump said on Twitter that it was " a great day at the White House ". "Now, if you'll excuse me, I have to go get a [bleep] ing job and hire a lawyer to sue the [bleep] out of my [bleep] ing wife". However, as Buzzfeed shares , Scaramucci developed an outline of a communications plan that attempted to "professionalize" a maligned operation.

by | August 07, 2017 | 06:57

The U.S. -drafted measure bans North Korea from exporting coal, iron and other items like seafood products. "They've been very transparent and they've been in the name of defending ourselves and our allies, and so we are standing by South Korea and we are standing by Japan".

by | August 07, 2017 | 06:22

The chairman of the House appropriations committee on Friday vowed to provide the necessary funding for the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act which was signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte. "My immediate concern are those enrolled in the 114 SUCs". Senators praised Mr. Duterte for his decision and vowed to cut "excess fat" in the 2018 budget to fund the free tuition program.

by | August 07, 2017 | 06:02

John Minook tells the Los Angeles Times . According to KTLA , more than 1,000 of those animals were dead. Officers arrived at the building on Thursday to investigate 52-year-old Gregory Bowman, who had been arrested for an unrelated crime and reportedly lived at the location.

by | August 07, 2017 | 06:03

As the race kicked off in damp conditions, Marquez, lining up on pole, was the only top MotoGP rider to opt for the soft wet rear tyre. At the time, this appeared to be a monumental risk - as Marquez dropped to the back of the field while Jorge Lorenzo surged into the lead, but the track slowly started to dry and Honda's gamble looked to pay immediate dividends.

by | August 07, 2017 | 05:49

Photo Nearly two tons of ivory was destroyed on Thursday. Once the leading market for illegal ivory in the United States, New York City has now dropped to 3rd in the wake of the ban. It's a PR stunt and reduces storage costs for governments. Elephants in AZA-accredited zoos are wildlife ambassadors which educate the public, create life-long conservationists, and raise money to support vital conservation efforts.

by | August 07, 2017 | 05:01

Rosenstein, 52, appointed Mueller, a former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, to lead the federal investigation in May after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday that the President did weigh in on the initial statement Trump Jr. released July 8 about the Trump Tower meeting .

by | August 07, 2017 | 04:41

The new UNSC's sanctions include the full ban on the export of coal, iron and iron ore from the North Korea. And it prohibits all new joint ventures with North Korean companies and bans new foreign investment in existing ones. Washington has threatened to exert trade pressure on Beijing and impose sanctions on Chinese firms doing business with Pyongyang. The resolution reiterates language from previous ones supporting a return to six-party talks with the goal of denuclearizing the Korean ...

by | August 07, 2017 | 04:05

A 17-year-old female camper was badly hurt in the crash in the eastern canton of the Grisons. The four-seat aircraft had been on its second flight of the day and crashed about 10 minutes after take-off. The head of the camp said "my world has collapsed" after the tragedy. The flight was meant to be the highlight activity at the end of the week-long camp, where youngsters got the chance to ride in a plane after days spent learning about aviation.

by | August 07, 2017 | 03:44

We further write to request that, at a minimum, you do not separate any service member due to the person's gender identity until you have completed the assessment that you announced on June 30, have reported back to Congress about any challenges that you foresee in the accession and retention of transgender troops, and determined the Department is unable to mitigate these challenges.

by | August 07, 2017 | 03:40

The "Potential Tropical Cyclone" designation allows alerts like tropical storm watches and warnings to be issued for coastal areas with an appropriate amount of time to prepare even though the system is not yet at the threshold to become a named system.

by | August 07, 2017 | 03:28

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited ( PTCL ) has said internet services across Pakistan have been restored after different parts of the country were disrupted early Saturday owing to a major fault in the worldwide cable system IMV. Furthermore, PTCL authorities have informed that they have successfully arranged for additional bandwidth through their worldwide cable systems and partners, and things will start getting better.