• Putin says sanctions, pressure alone won't resolve N.Korea crisis
Putin says sanctions, pressure alone won't resolve N.Korea crisis

Such measures should include completely cutting off the oil supply to the impoverished North, Moon has said . Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov was not immediately available for comment. She urged the 15-member Security Council to impose the "strongest possible" sanctions to deter him and shut down his trading partners. Russian Federation an...

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  • Japan, South Korea can buy more sophisticated U.S. military equipment: Donald Trump
Japan, South Korea can buy more sophisticated U.S. military equipment: Donald Trump

Mr Putin said he believes US President Donald Trump's administration is willing to defuse tensions over North Korea's nuclear ambitions. In the past, talks with the North have failed to prevent it from advancing its weapons program for long , and the US has accused Pyongyang of cheating on an earlier agreement.

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  • Putin says Trump not his
Putin says Trump not his "bride"

South Korea's Unification Ministry said on Wednesday it was still expecting more activity from the North. The test on Sunday of what Pyongyang described as a hydrogen bomb demonstrated North Korea's "accelerating and unprecedented campaign" of unlawful missile launches and nuclear tests, the alliance said in a strongly worded statement.

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  • NASA sees Tropical Storm Katia develop near Mexico's east coast
NASA sees Tropical Storm Katia develop near Mexico's east coast

National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The image showed powerful bands of thunderstorms around the center of circulation but the storm's eye was not visible. No tropical storm watches remain in effect, either. Katia is expected to reach the coastline of oil-producing Veracruz state sometime between Friday and Saturday as a category 1 hurricane...

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  • Racist Heckler in Canada Confuses Sikh Politician With Muslim, Video Goes Viral
Racist Heckler in Canada Confuses Sikh Politician With Muslim, Video Goes Viral

And we've seen that being highlighted many times in the case of the very popular Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh , a New Democratic Party ( NDP ) member who is now campaigning to head the party. Love conquers all. Sure it does. "Don' touch me." she went on, as bystanders tried to remove her from the hall before threatening to call the police.

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  • Senate approves aid bill for Harvey
Senate approves aid bill for Harvey

The revised legislation returns to the House for another vote. The must-do legislation would provide money to government agencies through December 8, eliminating the threat of a government shutdown when the new fiscal year starts next month.

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  • Suu Kyi told she does not deserve freedom of Dublin over Rohingya
Suu Kyi told she does not deserve freedom of Dublin over Rohingya

And who is Myanmar's political leader at this precise moment in time? He said Aung San Suu Kyi should surrender the noble prize "as she has lost the moral and legal right to claim to be peace preacher". Recently, Myanmar's government has been facing mounting worldwide condemnation for the army's crackdown on the Rohingyas, which is perceived ...

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  • Trump Signs Into Law Hurricane Harvey Aid, US Debt Limit Increase
Trump Signs Into Law Hurricane Harvey Aid, US Debt Limit Increase

The deal worked out between Democratic leaders and Trump gives lawmakers until December to work on a long-term and more far-reaching accord, averting - at least for now - the drama of recent years surrounding the debt ceiling. Should the government exceed that ceiling, it would soon become unable to meet its financial obligations, potentially tri...

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  • Hurricane Harvey fundraiser created by former United States presidents
Hurricane Harvey fundraiser created by former United States presidents

Harvey , which came ashore on August 25 and became the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in more than 50 years, has killed more than 60 people, displaced more than 1 million others and damaged some 203,000 homes in a path of destruction stretching for more than 300 miles (480 km).

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  • Putin, Moon See Trump as Willing to Defuse North Korea Crisis
Putin, Moon See Trump as Willing to Defuse North Korea Crisis

CCTV said the deployment was completed "amid fierce protests" and showed locals and activists chanting slogans demanding the pullout of the THAAD, whose powerful radar China fears will be used to spy on its military maneuvers. South Korea does not have nuclear capability of its own, subscribing instead to the American so-called nuclear umbrella as ...

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  • Richard Branson's Private Island Destroyed by Hurricane Irma: It's a 'Traumatic Time'
Richard Branson's Private Island Destroyed by Hurricane Irma: It's a 'Traumatic Time'

Hurricane Irma is now a Category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds of 185 miles per hour at its core. Branson explained that while the extent of the damage still needed to be assessed, "whole houses and trees have disappeared" and "bathroom and bedroom doors and windows have flown 40 feet away".

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  • Schools closing in metro Atlanta, coastal Georgia due to Hurricane Irma
Schools closing in metro Atlanta, coastal Georgia due to Hurricane Irma

The National Hurricane Center says the eye of powerful Hurricane Irma is expected to hit southwest Florida and Tampa sometime Sunday, but the entire state will feel the storm's effects. Irma is "roughly the size of the state of Texas", Cooper said. Governor Nathan Deal has made a decision to expand the state of emergency to include all 159 coun...

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  • China blasts South Korea's completion of THAAD deployment
China blasts South Korea's completion of THAAD deployment

There are now two THAAD launchers in operation at the Seongju base. The South Korean leader who was a noted skeptic of THAAD during his presidential campaign earlier this year and elected on a pledge to resume dialogue with North Korea elaborated that Pyongyang's continued nuclear and missile provocations have led (CG ) his government to arri...

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  • Putin Says He Believes US Willing To Defuse Korea Tensions
Putin Says He Believes US Willing To Defuse Korea Tensions

Seoul and Moscow will also work to boost their bilateral trade to US$30 billion in 2020, compared with $25.8 billion in 2014, Seoul's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said . Trump agreed to support new weapons sales to South Korea and Japan. South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon said his country expects its northern neighbor to test-fire ...

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  • House rushes to vote first billions for Harvey relief
House rushes to vote first billions for Harvey relief

But the divisions ran along partisan lines - every Democrat that voted on the bill was in favor of it, while the 17 Senators who voted against the bill were all Republicans. "I think that is ridiculous and disgraceful that they want to play politics with the debt ceiling at this moment when we have fellow citizens in need to respond to these hurric...

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  • Trump says USA is 'prepared' to deal with Irma
Trump says USA is 'prepared' to deal with Irma

He said Hurricane Wilma, the last of a string of storms which barreled through in 2004 and 2005, flattened trees behind the estate, but the house itself only lost some roof tiles. But if Mar-a-Lago escapes the storm without suffering any damage, the president is likely to face calls once again to open its doors to those suffering in the aftermath...

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  • Gas price gouging and how to report it
Gas price gouging and how to report it

Platts estimates about 6 percent of the total USA refining capacity is still down because of the impact and some producers in the Eagle Ford shale basin in Texas said Harvey has impacted operations by "a pretty significant extent". State and local officials are working to do the same. Congressional leaders and FEMA managers say technology, incl...

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  • Irma tears through US Virgin Islands
Irma tears through US Virgin Islands

Billionaire Richard Branson and his crew survived Hurricane Irma after hunkering down in the concrete wine cellar of his home on a private island in the Caribbean. Croix and Task Force Bravo on St. Thomas from the 104th Troop Command Battalion And the 786th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion respectively. Mapp ordered a 36-hour curfew start...

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  • Hurricane Jose is moving away from outer Caribbean islands
Hurricane Jose is moving away from outer Caribbean islands

The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) recently issued advisories on Hurricane Irma , Hurricane Jose , and Hurricane Katia , all three of which could make landfall at the same time. Both Katia and Jose were upgraded to hurricanes Wednesday afternoon. The storm could also impact the Florida Keys and parts of the Florida peninsula, but more ac...

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  • Japan, South Korea seek tougher sanctions on North Korea
Japan, South Korea seek tougher sanctions on North Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-In urged Russian Federation on Wednesday to cooperate over cutting oil supplies to North Korea but President Vladimir Putin appeared to pour cold water on the idea. Meanwhile, the North Korean delegation will be led by the regime's minister of external economic relations, Kim Yong-jae. North Korea's underground...

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