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China Supports UN Action on North Korea While Urging Talks

China, as one of the five permanent Security Council members along with France, Russia, Britain and the United States, has the power to veto any resolutions. Th...


Myanmar Makes Fleeing Difficult For The Rohingya By Planting Landmines

The ceasefire is due to end October 9. Various world leaders have urged Ms Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace laureate who spent years under house arrest for her pro-...


Here's How Zoo Animals Are Hunkering Down Ahead Of Irma

Until Irma passes, that's where many animals from Zoo Miami will stay. Meanwhile, the Palm Beach Zoo said on Facebook that it also will be staying put a...


American bid for 2026 World Cup

The United Bid Committee, which is in charge of assembling the three countries' joint proposal, sent out requests for information to 44 cities in July. All elig...


West Nile Found In More Mosquitoes In Pittsfield

Prior to this week, the only positive West Nile case in that region this year was in a horse. The Burlington Board of Health continues to work closely with th...


Nassau County declares emergency as Irma approaches

Gov. Henry McMaster says he is considering evacuation orders for parts of SC as Hurricane Irma threatens. The expanded order also includes a mandatory evacu...


The 'Ivanka drop-by': Trump's not-so-secret meeting trick

It continues: " Ivanka Trump can say what she wants about climate change, but as long as she quietly stands back, she remains complicit in the destruction we a...


Gauri Lankesh's sister thinks there's only one suspect "Right-wing activists"

This close friend, who had been with Lankesh since their graduation days at the Indian Institute of Communications (IIMC) added that Lankesh repeatedly said tha...


China's military practices for 'surprise attack' over sea near Korea

The foreign minister said China is "resolutely opposed to" the nuclear test the Democratic People's Republic of Korea conducted on Sunday, and urged the DPRK ...


Russian Federation claims killing of IS 'minister of war' in Syria

The SDF is still battling to eject IS from the remaining areas it holds in Raqqa, northwest of Deir al-Zor and once the group's main Syria stronghold from where...


Milwaukee expresses interest in Amazon's new headquarters

Tech giants usually have been ultra-discrete (another way to put it is secrecy bordering on paranoia) about the site-selection process for their major projects ...


Kenya Election: Raila Odinga Threatens Re-Run Election Boycott

However, Odinga said he wanted elections to be held on October 24 or 31, instead. Observers say the plea means the NASA coalition's coffers are probably deple...


Egypt uncovers 3500-year-old tomb of royal goldsmith in Luxor

Archeologists in Egypt have found the tomb of an imperial goldsmith containing the mummies of a lady and her two kids, experts said. There is also a shaft in ...


Israeli jets hit 'chemical weapons site' in Syria

In a statement , the Syrian military said there could be "serious repercussions of such acts of aggression on the security and stability of the region". "T...


Hurricane Jose moving in Atlantic, expected to shift away from Puerto Rico

Hurricane Jose's powerful center was passing north of a string of already storm-damaged Caribbean islands Saturday afternoon, the National Hurricane Center said...


Three Men Charged In Kidnapping And Rape Of Alexandria Teen

According to a criminal complaint, the farmer recognized the girl from the missing-person flyers around town and immediately let her into his pickup. The girl a...


Richard Branson shares experience facing Hurricane Irma

In a blog posted published Tuesday he explained his reasoning and said guests of Necker Island have evacuated. The Virgin boss shared pictures of his team h...


Clashes at protests in South Korea injure dozens

The deployment would follow a spate of recent North Korean ballistic missile and nuclear tests , and increasingly heated rhetoric between North Korean leader ...


Sarah Huckabee Sanders says people should 'protest the US Capitol'

To justify the administration's war with the media, Sanders asserted that all presidents "have a bit of friction" with the press, though admitting that this fri...


Saudi crown prince talks with Qatari emir on Gulf crisis

President Donald Trump urged Saudi Arabia and other Arab states to resolve their differences with Qatar and present a united front against Iran. "I remain...


Putin says he believes U.S. willing to defuse Korea tensions

Speaking at an economic forum in Russia's eastern port of Vladivostok, Putin said Thursday he believes the Trump administration is "willing to resolve the situa...


Irma: Flamingoes, cheetahs and porcupines take shelter from deadly hurricane

The zoo also said they would be stocking up on additional food and water for the animals, keeping those species that can be risky in "secure night houses" mad...


'UN Panel Finds N. Korea Using Loopholes to Avoid UN Sanctions'

Diplomatic sources said Russian Federation and China opposed the measures as a whole, except for the ban on textiles, during a meeting Friday of experts from ...


Mexico quake: Death toll rises to 61

A huge rescue operation was under way in the worst-hit states of Tabasco, Oaxaca and Chiapas where people are feared trapped under the rubble, BBC reported. Gov...


South Korea detects radioactive material following North Korean nuclear test

The option of a preemptive strike in response to North Korea's provocation was also unpopular, with 59 percent of respondents opposing the US attacking North Ko...


South Korea will deploy four additional missile defense system

In a series of tweets on Sunday, US President Donald Trump appeared to rebuke the idea of aiming for dialogue , saying that "talk of appeasement with North ...


White House: Congress must look beyond DACA

Mike Huckabee (R), said on ABC's " The View ". "We have seen that escalate in this administration". Huckabee then pivoted to discuss Trump's response to Har...


President Trump, cabinet members discuss Irma and tax code at Camp David

The powerful, deadly storm, which was a Category 4 hurricane at 9 a.m. ET, is expected to slam into the southern coast of the state Sunday afternoon. The Whit...


Several Trump properties in Irma's path

The Trump Hollywood condos, about 12 miles north of Miami, "could be turned into islands" for 140 days a year. President Donald Trump's Mar-A-Lago resort an...


Sunshine and great weather for IN, as Irma edges closer to Florida

Storm surges will see water in parts of Miami rise up to up to 10ft. The Civil Defense has called on citizens to comply with security measures indicated by lo...


Delta Flight Takes Off from Puerto Rico Airport During Hurricane Irma

He said a 737 nearly certainly would have been lost in the storm. She also revealed her panic at not being able to understand announcements detailing emergenc...


Military action certainly an option against North Korea, says Donald Trump

But the diplomats said Thursday that consultations on the US -drafted sanctions resolution are taking place among the 15 members in NY and other world capitals....


Rohingya exodus reaches 270000, United Nations urges addressing "root causes"

United States Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Southeast Asia Patrick Murphy said this involved "first and foremost, restoring humanitarian assistance so...


University Of Phoenix Stadium Bids To Host North American World Cup

Should the joint US, Canada and Mexico bid for the 2026 World Cup - the first edition of the tournament to feature 48 teams after Federation Internationale de F...


Defiance County man becomes first 2017 OH death from West Nile virus

Previously mosquitos that tested positive for the virus were found in the Fenton, De Soto, Imperial, Arnold, and Festus areas, according to a report from the ...


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