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by | September 10, 2017 | 01:43

Is it inevitable, nothing's inevitable. "Hopefully, we're not going to have to use [military force] on North Korea". "If we do use it on North Korea, it will be a very sad day for North Korea", he added. ZTE, once the scourge of the United States authorities for its violations of Iran sanctions, has become a key source of evidence about North Korea's use of the American financial system to launder money, said the people who did not want to be named.

by | September 10, 2017 | 01:40

Katia , which had been swirling in the Gulf of Mexico for days, made landfall north of Tecolutla, the National Hurricane Center said - bringing strong winds and heavy rain. Luis Felipe Puente, head of Mexico's national emergency services, said this week that Katia has "worrying characteristics" because it is very slow-moving and could dump a lot of rain on areas that have been saturated in recent weeks.

by | September 10, 2017 | 01:44

Still, the additional supply may not meet the overwhelming demand as people look to escape the region: at least seven Florida counties have issued voluntary or mandatory evacuation notices, accounting for more than six million people. "We didn't board anything up", Smith said. "We pray for them", said Joshua Villafuentes. "So we tried to walk to the end of the street". We were without power probably for the last hour.

by | September 09, 2017 | 23:27

Senate voted to allocate the fund to Texas for the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. "This new commission, led by Chancellor Sharp, will ensure victims get everything they need, and seamlessly provide resources to these devastated communities".

by | September 09, 2017 | 23:18

That northerly trend takes the storm near Melbourne early Monday and toward the SC coastline on Tuesday. (AP) - South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has yet to decide whether to order residents to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irma . Metcalf said she felt she had no choice except to leave. "In the track of the storm, they may have a location to where they feel safe". "It is coming", McMaster said of Hurricane Irma .

by | September 09, 2017 | 22:21

U.S. President Donald Trump has urged China to do more to rein in its neighbor, which has pursued its weapons programs in defiance of United Nations sanctions and global condemnation. Threatening to unleash military offence against the Jong-un regime, Trump on Thursday said, "Military action would certainly be an option". A leading missile expert told Fox News the USA would have only minutes to decide whether to shoot down a North Korea missile.

by | September 09, 2017 | 22:20

On Thursday and Friday, the US and South Korea are set to conduct a joint anti-submarine drill, Yonhap news agency reported. In late August, the Pentagon posted another proposal for contractors to build walls around four United States bases in South Korea to protect them from a potential attack.

by | September 09, 2017 | 17:01

The legislation cleared the Senate by a vote of 80-17 on Thursday despite concerns among conservative Republican senators. The 316-90 vote would refill depleted emergency accounts as Florida braces for the impact of Hurricane Irma this weekend and Texas picks up the pieces after the devastation of the Harvey storm.

by | September 09, 2017 | 16:45

Ian Addis, a ninth grader at the school says he heard one shot. Police did not say whether the suspect was a student. Abdullahi may face other charges, police said. A message was left for a Columbus schools representative. He was arrested just before 9 a.m. and charged with a second degree felony of improperly discharging a firearm in a school safety zone.

by | September 09, 2017 | 16:38

No evacuations had been declared yet in neighboring SC, which hasn't had a major hurricane strike in almost 28 years. Some S.C. residents could see scattered tornadoes and up to 10 inches of rain, weather experts warned Friday afternoon. The National Hurricane Center predicts that Irma will hit the Florida Keys on Sunday morning with sustained winds approaching 160 miles per hour, and parts of South Florida will be inundated by a storm surge 8 to 12 feet above ground level.

by | September 09, 2017 | 15:43

Professor Yunus said the refugees flooding already poverty-stricken towns and villages would create a lot of tension between the two countries and risked the security of the region. The US Senate will vote on a defense spending bill next week that could expand the Pentagon's cooperation with the Myanmarese military, The Associated Press reported on Saturday.

by | September 09, 2017 | 15:23

In Miami-Dade County, the storm also spurred the start of that region's biggest-ever evacuation effort. Twelve years after Wilma, Mar-a-Lago is inside Florida's mandatory evacuation zones and is closed ahead of Irma. Hurricane Irma tore through the Caribbean on Wednesday , hitting the island of St. Martin , where Trump owns a nine-bedroom beachfront mansion , especially hard.

by | September 09, 2017 | 15:25

It is imperative that we initiate this evacuation order. City officials in Palm Beach on Thursday ordered an evacuation of the entire island. "Please gather the essentials for 3-4 days, including clothing, medicine, important documents, and communication devices", the town's order said.

by | September 08, 2017 | 01:26

Six Australian Universities are among the top 100 in the world, according to the 2017 Times Higher Education world university rankings. Once again, the University of Oxford has topped the list, with California Institute of Technology and Stanford University grabbing the second and third rank respectively.

by | September 08, 2017 | 01:24

But he stopped short of expressing support for imposing more United Nations sanctions on North Korea, and said Russian Federation viewed them as "useless and ineffective". The pair held a half-hour discussion on Wednesday morning on the security threat posed by Kim Jong-un's regime but also talked about IS in the Philippines.

by | September 08, 2017 | 01:21

Putin called on all North Korea's neighbors to show restraint, indicating the bellicose rhetoric and the military drills are only "playing into their hands". South Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor Co. said its China plant halted operation due to a supply disruption on Tuesday, its second shutdown in China in less than a month.

by | September 08, 2017 | 01:20

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by | September 08, 2017 | 01:09

Tropical storm watches were posted for Anguilla, Montserrat, St Kitts, Nevis, Saba and St. Eustatius. At 11 a.m. Thursday, Hurricane Katia had maximum wind speeds of 80 miles per hour. Early reports suggested damage on parts of the smaller islands - a tropical region popular with tourists. The Category 1 storm is moving east-southeast at 2 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center .

by | September 08, 2017 | 01:01

Ankara has accused her of indulging in populism. "But we should not take away the European Union perspective from the Turkish people, and in suspending talks we would have to name conditions for reviving them". "Even Latin American countries have been granted to access to the Schengen area while this has not been provided to us", he said. But I ask this: "How will these politicians be able to look me in the face?" Ahead of the April referendum on boosting his powers, Erdogan repeatedly ...

by | September 08, 2017 | 01:00

After five days of negotiations in Mexico City-their second round-the United States , Mexico and Canada still had no concrete details to report on their revamp of the 1994 trade deal. Mexico now sources the vast majority of the roughly 13 million tonnes of annual yellow corn imports from the United States, which he said was unlikely to change quickly.

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:55

French police have arrested two people in an apartment in a Paris suburb of Villejuif after finding components that can be used to make bombs, The Local reports. "It was possible there were links but honestly I don't know", Collomb said. According to Mr Collomb, some of the men suspected of the Spanish atrocities had visited Spain a week before their deadly rampage - purchasing a camera and "spending a long time in front of the Eiffel Tower".

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:50

That would make it five times the size of the North's previous test in September a year ago, and more than three times bigger than the U.S. device that destroyed Hiroshima in 1945. John DeLury, a professor at Yonsei University in South Korea, says the meeting in Vladivostok is part of Putin's efforts to increase Russia's presence in East Asia.

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:53

While on June 16, 2017 , the TADA court had convicted 6 accused, including Mustafa Dossa, on June 28 Dossa suffered a heart attack and died before sentencing could be completed. If the government does that, then Salem would be out in the next 13 years, as he has already been in jail for 12 years. This was the second leg of the trial.

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:51

Modi is scheduled to call on Myanmar President Htin Kyaw, who will host a banquet for him later in the day. The Myanmar government is facing worldwide censure for the violence against the minority community, and its repercussions are being felt in India too, in the form of illegal Rohingya refugees.

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:50

The BJP has just 10 MLAs in the 147-seat Odisha assembly. He also holds meetings with BJP members, office bearers, leaders and intellectuals to hear their problems and discuss the roadmap for the upcoming elections. "And till the time the East is not developed, we can't call India a fully-developed nation", Shah said. On the Mahanadi water dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh, he said the process was on to constitute a tribunal to resolve the issue and assured that the Centre would not ...