• UN Security Council approves new North Korea sanctions
UN Security Council approves new North Korea sanctions

Ambassador Nikki Haley said after the vote that "these are by far the strongest measures ever imposed on North Korea", which will "only work if all nations implement them completely and aggressively", according to the Associated Press . "They're pretty capable actors in comparison to other North Korean activity we see", said McNamara. But it onl...

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  • Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Downgraded by Morgan Stanley
Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Downgraded by Morgan Stanley

Progressive Corp. now has $26.90 billion valuation. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 21,315,605 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock worth $201,642,000 after buying an additional 10,428,144 shares during the period. Progressive had 40 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The Mean Recommendation is t...

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  • N.Korea threatens United States over new sanctions
N.Korea threatens United States over new sanctions

And there's also a ban on new work permits for North Korean workers. Even since the test launches of the Hwasong-14 ICBM, whose warhead payload, accuracy and ability to re-enter the atmosphere remain unverified, North Korea has stepped up its threats to the US and its allies.

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  • AIADMK sacks Sasikala as interim general secretary
AIADMK sacks Sasikala as interim general secretary

The General Council also decided that party Coordinator (now held by Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam ) and Joint Coordinator (held by Chief Minister K Palaniswami ) will oversee the party affairs. Only the party general secretary, or in her absence the deputy general secretary appointed by her, had the authority to convene the general counc...

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  • Hyderabad: Boyfriend held for teen's murder, visited her home to grieve
Hyderabad: Boyfriend held for teen's murder, visited her home to grieve

She met Sai Kiran who fed up with her constant pressure for marriage, took her in an Auto near Ameenpur and brutally murdered her. "She used to actively participate in various events throughout the year", said Murthy, ruling out the possibility of any link of her death with the Blue Whale challenge.

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  • China Thinks US Holds Key to North Korea Crisis Solution
China Thinks US Holds Key to North Korea Crisis Solution

The sanctions follow a series of North Korean missile tests in recent months, culminating in an intercontinental ballistic missile that appeared to bring much of the U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel, the committees top-ranking Democrat, supported the pressure campaign but strongly criticized President Donald Trumps commentary on the North Korean crisis, whi...

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  • Explosion Rocks Kabul Stadium, Casualties Reported
Explosion Rocks Kabul Stadium, Casualties Reported

Five other civilians were injured when the bomb went off, none of them cricket players, he added. Initial reports had said the explosion occurred at one of the gates of the stadium but officials later clarified that the bomber had blown himself up near a checkpoint.

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  • Human Rights Watch hits Congress fund for CHR
Human Rights Watch hits Congress fund for CHR

But Speaker of the House Pantaleon Alvarez, a close ally of Duterte, defended the move to cut the budget saying the commission has been a "useless" body that has been defending the "rights of criminals". The CHR is reported to have requested for a 1.72bn pesos budget for 2018, but the government had proposed only a little over half of that. The a...

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  • Philippines: Commission On Human Rights Budget Dropped To $20
Philippines: Commission On Human Rights Budget Dropped To $20

House speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, a close ally of Duterte, said in a television interview that the CHR deserved a small budget for being a "useless" body. The budget cut now needs to be passed by the Senate, which is dominated by Duterte loyalists, before being sent to the president for a signature. On the second reading of the legislation, Cong...

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  • Supreme Court issues temporary refugee ban order
Supreme Court issues temporary refugee ban order

The high court's unsigned, one-sentence order agreed with the administration, at least for now. There were no recorded dissents to the decision. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court sided with the administration in continuing to ban nearly all refugees from entering before the court takes up the full Muslim travel ban in October.

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  • Suu Kyi skips UN General Assembly amid criticism over Rohingya crisis
Suu Kyi skips UN General Assembly amid criticism over Rohingya crisis

Whole villages have been burned down. The United States is not likely to intervene to stop the ethnic cleansing campaign against Myanmar's downtrodden Rohingya Muslims and is even drafting a bill to expand U.S. Those who have fled say Myanmar troops responded to the attacks with a brutal campaign of violence and village burnings aimed at driving ...

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  • Power restored to more than 500000 in Georgia since Irma
Power restored to more than 500000 in Georgia since Irma

This is one where the entire state of Georgia has been affected by this hurricane/tropical storm. Georgia Power turned back on electricity for more than almost 300,000 households and businesses between early Tuesday morning and the afternoon.

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  • Flight 93 memorial visitors come for many reasons
Flight 93 memorial visitors come for many reasons

Both said that the 40 passengers and crew of Flight 93 are true American heroes. Actual construction on the tower will begin later this month. The last major component to the Flight 93 National Memorial project, the tower is expected to be complete for the 17th anniversary of 9/11 in 2018, park service officials said.

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  • Tropical Storm Irma causes record storm surge in Jacksonville, floods Charleston
Tropical Storm Irma causes record storm surge in Jacksonville, floods Charleston

The state governor, Rick Scott , reported the 42 bridges that link the Florida Keys together were still being inspected. "This is going to be a frustrating event", Long added, and "it's going to take some time to let people back into their homes, particularly in the Florida Keys ".

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  • EU Parliament's Brexit coordinator urges May to address chamber
EU Parliament's Brexit coordinator urges May to address chamber

But we are going to make progress. It isn't the future of Europe. The foreign secretary, Boris Johnson , said it was important to make sure the UK's "commitment to European security is undiminished" after Brexit , citing collective efforts to bring Iran to the negotiating table and the united response to Russian aggression in Ukraine as a...

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  • Abbasi Says Pakistan Open To Joint Border Patrols
Abbasi Says Pakistan Open To Joint Border Patrols

Abbasi says Pakistan is willing to take a number of steps over the matter, so long as the United States also takes reciprocal steps in Afghanistan, meant to limit cross-border attacks on both sides. The prime minister strongly rejected that democracy could be derailed in the country and said the intensity and relevancy regarding debate about the sy...

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  • Imran Khan 'no more', case moving towards disqualification: Hanif Abbasi
Imran Khan 'no more', case moving towards disqualification: Hanif Abbasi

In its short order, a full bench of the ECP, headed by Chief Election Commissioner retired Justice Sardar Mohammad Raza rejected Khan's objections to the commission's jurisdiction to initiate contempt of court proceedings and ruled it had the legal right to hear the contempt case.

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  • Hector Bellerin sends clear message to Arsenal fans about Alexis Sanchez
Hector Bellerin sends clear message to Arsenal fans about Alexis Sanchez

As for Arsenal , they bounced back from a 4-0 drumming at Liverpool beating Bournemouth 3-0 last time out in the Premier League. Sanchez could make his first appearance of the season for the Gunners in the Europa League when they host Cologne at The Emirates on Thursday night.

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  • United Nations unanimously backs new sanctions on North Korea
United Nations unanimously backs new sanctions on North Korea

He said the North's access to hard currency was its "Achilles heel". The Arizona Republican then turned to China and accused Beijing of not doing enough to stop North Korea , a problem that he suggested the U.S. The game of nuclear chicken is threatening to spin out of control. In the United States, a "preemptive" strike is bandied about. Bo...

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  • United States will 'suffer greatest pain' over sanctions
United States will 'suffer greatest pain' over sanctions

But on Monday, the U.N. Security Council adopted a watered down version of the us proposals with caps on North Korea's oil imports and a ban on textile exports . Jeong-Ho Roh, director of Center for Korean Legal Studies at Columbia University's Law School, said that past sanctions have had an incremental impact on North Korea.

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