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Trade between China and North Korea drops after United Nations sanctions Trade between China and North Korea drops after United Nations sanctions
- August 29, 2017

Major producers from Mongolia are looking to boost shipments to China in the wake of a ban on coal purchases from North Korea and as China's largest producer Shenhua Energy closed two large pits near the Mongolian border. Imports in the first seven months of this year fell to 1.47 million tonnes, down 15.7 percent year on year, according to the data. China, the main ally of Pyongyang and the recipient of some 90 percent of North Korea's exports, suspended all imports of coal in February in ... (more...)
North Korea fires three missiles into sea North Korea fires three missiles into sea
- August 29, 2017

It said that the second missile appears to have blown up immediately and that none posed threat to the US territory of Guam, which the North had previously warned it would fire missiles toward. It is also believed to be developing a new solid-fuel missile of a class that it has previously tested in submarine launches. The comments came after reports that North Korea had developed a nuclear weapon small enough to fit on a missile . (more...)
Harvey: More US states, cities in danger Harvey: More US states, cities in danger
- August 29, 2017

Harvey "does remain a tropical storm and it's going to drop an bad lot of rain" on Louisiana, Edwards said at a news conference Monday. "Now she's out of her home again and praying it doesn't flood again", Bradley said. Also on Monday, Texas' governor announced that he's activating the state's entire National Guard for search and rescue efforts, bringing the total deployment to roughly 12,000. (more...)
Police SI dies after terrorist shoot at him in anantnag Jammu & Kashmir Police SI dies after terrorist shoot at him in anantnag Jammu & Kashmir
- August 29, 2017

He said that the policeman was shot in the stomach and he was taken to Anantnag district hospital where from where he was sent to Army's 92 Base Hospital in Badamibag Cantt for special treatment. Immediately after the terrorists attack, the security forces swung into action and have cordoned off the entire area."Intense search operation is underway to nab the terrorists responsible for the act", said the police official. (more...)
Mumbai Rains: Parts of Maharashtra, Gujarat likely to get extremely heavy rain Mumbai Rains: Parts of Maharashtra, Gujarat likely to get extremely heavy rain
- August 29, 2017

Social media users shared visuals of the heavy showers. Mumbai rains trended high on social media, with people posting images or rants on Twitter. Another Low-Pressure area is moving towards Konkan Coast which is at present over South Madhya Pradesh and adjoining Vidarbha region. (more...)
Drivers Warned, Don't Pass Stopped School Bus Drivers Warned, Don't Pass Stopped School Bus
- August 29, 2017

When leaving the bus, children should walk 10 feet away from the bus before turning. They'll also be patrolling near busy roads and intersections to make sure drivers follow school bus stop laws. The fine for passing a stopped school bus is $465. ∫ Mind all traffic signals and/or the crossing guard. Tell your parents if a stranger tries to talk to you. (more...)
Indian students stranded at University of Houston, says Sushma Swaraj Indian students stranded at University of Houston, says Sushma Swaraj
- August 29, 2017

Rescue and relief operations are underway to deliver food and other necessary items to the students. Two Indian students are now in the ICU. Sushma Swaraj informed that rescue operations for rescuing the stranded Indian students were being conducted under the Indian Consular General, Anupam Ray. (more...)
Harvey Flooding Forces New Evacuations, As Houston Braces For More Rain Harvey Flooding Forces New Evacuations, As Houston Braces For More Rain
- August 29, 2017

Hurricane Harvey has wreaked havoc on Houston over the last couple of days. Smith was able to stop a Houston sheriff's truck as it was driving past and get them to the driver in time to save his life. Texas Governor Greg Abbott said the state was adding helicopters to those operated by officials in Houston and Harris County to help rescue stranded residents . (more...)
Legendary college basketball coach Jud Heathcote dies at 90 Legendary college basketball coach Jud Heathcote dies at 90
- August 29, 2017

Heathcote coached Michigan State from 1976-1995, winning three Big Ten titles and amassing a 339-221 overall record, before giving way to assistant Tom Izzo . From Minnesota, Heathcote received a stool in recognition of all the times he complained about the set-up at Williams Arena, where players and coaches sit three feet below the court. (more...)
Millionaire Televangelist Prays for Houston, Declines to Open Megachurch as a Shelter Millionaire Televangelist Prays for Houston, Declines to Open Megachurch as a Shelter
- August 29, 2017

Houston's @indivisible_usa is acquainted with @JoelOsteen 's Lakewood Church . The church has since said it is mobilizing volunteers at city shelters and serving as a collection site for supplies, including baby formula and food. Osteen faced more criticism after tweeting a link to the church's own "hurricane relief fund". Following claims from around the internet that Lakewood Church, and its leader, Joel Osteen , weren't doing anything for the victims of Tropical Storm Harvey, the ... (more...)
1 killed, 8 injured in explosion near United States embassy in Kabul 1 killed, 8 injured in explosion near United States embassy in Kabul
- August 29, 2017

The Tolo news broadcaster reported that the explosion was carried out by a suicide attacker. A Health Ministry official said that one person was killed and at least 8 others were wounded in the blast. No group or individual has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident. "We have no more details yet", Najib Danish, a spokesman for Afghanistan's interior ministry, told a wire service. (more...)
Stepfather of Arson Homicide Victim Detained in North Dakota Stepfather of Arson Homicide Victim Detained in North Dakota
- August 29, 2017

Crews also found a man severely burned, and he was taken to a local hospital and then moved to a burn unit at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Miles was last seen wearing light blue jeans and a black hooded sweatshirt, police say. Grand Forks police are trying to track down a potentially risky man tied to a homicide investigation in Iowa. (more...)
Coast Guard crew from FL to help with hurricane Harvey rescue efforts Coast Guard crew from FL to help with hurricane Harvey rescue efforts
- August 29, 2017

Tony Hahn, commander of Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi, said in statement. Coast Guard personnel from Sector Columbia River, in Warrenton, Oregon, Air Station Port Angeles, Sector Puget Sound and the 13th District have deployed in response to the hurricane. (more...)
Trump Confuses Two Female Finnish Journalists During Press Conference Trump Confuses Two Female Finnish Journalists During Press Conference
- August 29, 2017

He said in an East Room press conference Monday that "every asset" he can muster is at the disposal of local officials in Houston and other areas suffering under historic rainfall and flooding. True enough. And as presidential gaffes go, this was pretty minor. This principle certainly applies to Trump, a magnet for charges of sexism and racism. (more...)
Trump's Afghan policy: Senior US official to arrive in Pakistan tomorrow Trump's Afghan policy: Senior US official to arrive in Pakistan tomorrow
- August 29, 2017

In Washington, the state department confirmed Wells' trip has been postponed at the Pakistan government's "request", but it too did not provide any reason for delaying the visit. "If the USA doesn't trust us, it should repatriate Afghan immigrants in Pakistan itself", the daily quoted him as saying. "It will be rescheduled at a mutually convenient time ", a senior State Department official told reporters on Sunday. (more...)
Líder republicano critica indulto de Trump a exjefe policial antiinmigrantes Líder republicano critica indulto de Trump a exjefe policial antiinmigrantes
- August 29, 2017

Pero en este tiempo no dejó de atacar a los inmigrantes que cruzan la frontera con México. Cuando la semana pasada Trump se refirió a la posibilidad de perdonarlo, numerosas voces se alzaron para exigir al mandatario que no tomara esa decisión. (more...)
Democrats warn Trump against shutdown, remain opposed to border wall Democrats warn Trump against shutdown, remain opposed to border wall
- August 29, 2017

WASHINGTON-Republican President Donald Trump's threat to close down the federal government unless the GOP-run Congress funds his border wall with Mexico is "utterly irresponsible", the leader of the largest federal workers union says. (more...)
Looters Attack Cajun Navy With Guns During Attempted Rescue In Houston Looters Attack Cajun Navy With Guns During Attempted Rescue In Houston
- August 29, 2017

Please feel free to share this post. Joe Martinez, another citizen rescuer and member of the Cajun Navy , told KTRK-TV that he came from Lafayette, Louisiana, "with a group of 10 boats. The unofficial group of volunteers formed previous year to rescue victims stuck in flooding that hit the Louisiana city of Baton Rouge. 911 operators are having to choose between life-fearing callers and panicked residents are clambering to their roofs to wave towels in the hope that someone will rescue ... (more...)
Rescue Teams From The Northwest Deploy To Texas Rescue Teams From The Northwest Deploy To Texas
- August 29, 2017

The US state of Texas activated its entire National Guard in response to catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey , Governor Greg Abbott announced on Monday. Checks should include the designation "Hurricane Harvey". The Nebraska Guard is contributing two UH-60 Black Hawk medical helicopters and two CH-47 Chinook transport helicopters, said Lt. (more...)
Alligators swim over fence and enter woman's yard thanks to Harvey Alligators swim over fence and enter woman's yard thanks to Harvey
- August 29, 2017

We've worked around the clock. "I've never seen [the water] stay anywhere near this before". We're truly exhausted. Everybody is at the end of it. As the flood threat continues in Texas from the torrential rain produced by Tropical Storm Harvey, there's another unsafe problem facing residents around Houston. (more...)

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