• North Korea Receives Tougher Sanctions for Nuclear Missile Testing
North Korea Receives Tougher Sanctions for Nuclear Missile Testing

The Security Council unanimously slapped a ban on textile exports and restricted shipments of oil products to punish Pyongyang for its sixth and largest nuclear test. "The forthcoming measures. will make the U.S. suffer the greatest pain it ever experienced in its history", North Korea's Ambassador to the UN Han Tae Song said on Tuesday .

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  • U.S. voices concern over Rohingya crisis in Myanmar
U.S. voices concern over Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

Asked if Canada would welcome asylum claims from Rohingya Muslims , the prime minister reiterated a familiar welcoming message. "We have ongoing processes and rules of law that apply to our refugee process", Trudeau said. "We have never missed an opportunity to express our concerns on behalf of our government, but frankly, also on behalf of Canadi...

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  • Alberta's Waterton Lakes National Park evacuated; firefighters ready to defend town
Alberta's Waterton Lakes National Park evacuated; firefighters ready to defend town

Albertas Kenow Fire expanded Monday due to high winds, prompting Canadian authorities to evacuate areas north of Waterton Lakes National Park. "Any non-essential personnel have left". "Their mission is to protect the Prince of Wales Hotel as well as a couple of other historical buildings in that area. These guys are ready to put out spot fires ...

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  • APTOPIX China Taiwan Activist
APTOPIX China Taiwan Activist

The lawyer speculated that the timing of the proceedings was deliberately set for Monday to stop Lee's wife, Lee Ching-yu (李凈瑜), from traveling to Geneva on September 10 and reporting on her husband's case at a meeting of the United Nations working groups on arbitrary detention and enforced disappearances.

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  • Pet owners facing charges for abandoning animals in Hurricane Irma
Pet owners facing charges for abandoning animals in Hurricane Irma

Luckily, Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control was able to rescue 40 dogs before the storm hit land. "We will find you, and we will prosecute you". While it's more common during storms, the number of surrenders was higher in the lead up to Irma. Relinquishing a pet to animal control or one of the two-pet friendly shelters in Palm Beach Coun...

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  • Gerry Brownlee welcomes new North Korea sanctions
Gerry Brownlee welcomes new North Korea sanctions

The import of refined petroleum products is also limited. A proposed asset freeze and a travel ban on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un were dropped. "But it's nice to get a 15-to-nothing vote " from the Security Council in favor of the sanctions.

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  • Pakistan summons Myanmar ambassador over Rohingya issue
Pakistan summons Myanmar ambassador over Rohingya issue

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 in recognition of her campaign for democracy, but the Norwegian Nobel Committee has faced calls to revoke the prize in protest at her handling of the Rohingya crisis, a long-running conflict which flared up last month.

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  • North Korea flouts sanctions, illegally exports $270 million in goods, United Nations says
North Korea flouts sanctions, illegally exports $270 million in goods, United Nations says

James Clapper, the former director of National Intelligence, who visited Pyongyang in 2014, told me, "The North Koreans are not going to give up their nuclear weapons ". North Koreans remember the 2003 United States invasion of Iraq over Saddam Hussein's alleged weapons programme, Mr Putin reasoned. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe quickly wel...

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  • Hurricane Katia strengthens to Category 3
Hurricane Katia strengthens to Category 3

This satellite image obtained from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows Huricane Irma (left) and Hurricane Jose (right), September 6, 2017. Category 1 is the NHC's weakest hurricane designation while Category 5 is the strongest. However, Jose is unlikely to make landfall. Meanwhile Irma is expected to remain a powerf...

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  • Traders Secrets on Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), Kura Oncology, Inc. (KURA)
Traders Secrets on Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), Kura Oncology, Inc. (KURA)

Marathon Pete Corp now has $27.22 billion valuation. Raytheon Company (RTN ) stock moved with shift of -0.18% in the past week. The stock had a trading volume of 14,647,836 shares. Therefore 50% are positive. Argus Research maintained the shares of ACC in report on Tuesday, March 8 with "Buy" rating. Seaport Global downgraded the stock to "Hold"...

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  • China Welcomes New UN Resolution on N. Korea
China Welcomes New UN Resolution on N. Korea

This suggested that China may have become more serious about reining in North Korea's nuclear ambitions. Members of the UN Security Council vote on a new set of sanctions against North Korea in NY on Monday. Sir Michael, speaking on BBC One's The Andrew Marr Show, said: "What we have to avoid at all costs is this spilling over in to any k...

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  • Another Republican Congressman Announces Retirement
Another Republican Congressman Announces Retirement

He pointed out that there actually will be more than that, with reports of up to 13 Republicans and eight Democrats not seeking re-election in 2018. In 2014, according to the Washington Post , it was 15 Republicans and 12 Democrats . The wave of retirements that Republicans have feared appears to be gaining steam.

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  • European Union seeks to ramp up North Korea sanctions pressure
European Union seeks to ramp up North Korea sanctions pressure

In order to pressure Beijing and Moscow to do more , the USA has to go after more companies and individuals that are suspected of doing business with the North Korean regime, according to Ruggiero. "The textile ban, inspections paragraphs, and joint ventures language are strong", he added. - Banning new visas for North Korean overseas workers, w...

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  • Scottish teachers' pay fell 6% over past decade, says OECD
Scottish teachers' pay fell 6% over past decade, says OECD

The report shows that the number of teaching hours per year required of the average OECD public school teacher in pre-primary, primary and secondary education varies considerably across countries and tends to decrease as the level of education increases.

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  • Yes cancel concerts (including LI) due to death in the family
Yes cancel concerts (including LI) due to death in the family

It's with great sadness that we report the sudden death of the widely-respected drummer Virgil Howe, the second son of Yes guitarist Steve Howe , at the age of 42. The cause of Virgil's death has yet to be confirmed. The trio's most prominent recording was one that older audiences that were fans of a certain TV series might recognize, though...

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  • US not disputing NKorea's claim to have tested H-bomb
US not disputing NKorea's claim to have tested H-bomb

Trump said he has had a "strong" and "frank" conversation with Xi about North Korea . "It lasted a long time". North Korea's state-run newspaper Rodong Sinmun said in an editorial on Saturday that Pyongyang was now a nuclear power and praised Mr Kim for his "brilliant achievement" in strengthening "defences to protect the Korean peninsula fr...

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  • USA will 'suffer greatest pain' over sanctions
USA will 'suffer greatest pain' over sanctions

The UN Security Council unanimously approved new sanctions in a watered-down resolution without an oil import ban or global asset freeze on the government and leader Kim Jong Un. It bars countries from issuing new work permits to North Korean laborers sent overseas - there are some 93,000, providing Kim's regime with a source of revenue to de...

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  • India hits back at United Nations criticism
India hits back at United Nations criticism

He accused Al Hussein of being "silent" on Pakistan's sponsorship of terror."The central problem in Jammu & Kashmir is crossborder terrorism, and hence, we are a little surprised that the high commissioner was silent regarding Pakistan that uses terrorism as an instrument of state policy", Kumar had said.

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  • North Korea sanctions 'not a big deal'
North Korea sanctions 'not a big deal'

North Korea seems to be ramping up cyberattacks to steal Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies that could be used to circumvent trade restrictions and global sanctions and obtain hard currencies to fund the regime. "My delegation condemns in the strongest terms and categorically rejects the latest illegal and unlawful U.N. Security Council resolut...

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  • India among most optimistic in hiring plans
India among most optimistic in hiring plans

The strongest labor market is anticipated by employers in the North, who report a Net Employment Outlook of +27 percent. In the United Kingdom, employers in financial services and construction report the strongest outlooks, reinforcing their need for access to talent.

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