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UN Security Council adopts new sanctions against North Korea UN Security Council adopts new sanctions against North Korea
- September 15, 2017

He said North Korea "was ready to solve this problem with countermeasures", without offering any specifics. "The forthcoming measures by DPRK will make the United States suffer the greatest pain it ever experienced in its history". One of the considerations is that the latest draft removes a call for a full oil embargo on the country. Geng also urged a renewal of talks with North Korea, in keeping with longstanding Chinese policy, and said Beijing opposed unilateral measures such as ... (more...)
Mueller investigation focusing on social media's role in 2016 election Mueller investigation focusing on social media's role in 2016 election
- September 15, 2017

The ads did not name a specific 2016 presidential candidate, but focused on divisive political issues ranging from gun control to immigration. Google, which said last week it had seen no evidence of a Russian ad campaign on its platforms during last year's USA election, earlier this year offered to defend election organizers and civic groups against cyber attacks free of charge. (more...)
Western Balkans in EU? Not before 2019 - Juncker Western Balkans in EU? Not before 2019 - Juncker
- September 15, 2017

Asked if future success rested completely on trade negotiations, he added: "That's going to be really, really important for our future and we will be working with the Government to make sure that the maritime sector is a strong beneficiary of that because it's something that this country is really, really good at". (more...)
Belt made of bullets spurs scare, evacuation in NY Belt made of bullets spurs scare, evacuation in NY
- September 15, 2017

Miller said the NYPD has taken the belt to check if the bullets are live rounds or not. Miller joked that the man's belt was "part of his wardrobe - a fashion statement - probably not a very good fashion statement". The owner said they are not. That is exactly what happened this afternoon at Pace University. This year it was ranked the safest college campus in America by RentCollegePads.com , a college real estate listings site, which said Pace "averages just two crimes per academic ... (more...)
American fighting for ISIL captured in Syria American fighting for ISIL captured in Syria
- September 15, 2017

The person "is being legally detained by Department of Defense personnel as a known enemy combatant", Eric Pahon, a spokesperson for the US Department of Defense, reportedly said, without revealing the Isis fighter's identity. The previous March 2016 case of US citizen Mohamad Khweis fighting for the terrorist surrendering occurred in Iraq, which is a sovereign nation. The spokesperson added that worldwide laws and laws of armed conflict would be closely monitored as a 'precondition for ... (more...)
Carbon dating reveals the earliest written record of the number Carbon dating reveals the earliest written record of the number "zero"
- September 15, 2017

But the precise age of the document remained elusive, which is why in early 2017, researchers from the University of Oxford's Bodleian Libraries and the Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit collaborated on a project to finally carbon date the document. (more...)
'Let our journalists go!' EU's Juncker tells Turkey 'Let our journalists go!' EU's Juncker tells Turkey
- September 15, 2017

Jean-Claude Juncker added Europe would "always regret" the Brexit vote, but insisted "we will keep moving, because Brexit isn't everything". "Now that depends particularly on long distance ocean going shipping to carry those goods and also it gives us a great opportunity to export the maritime sector in terms of the, actually very large, marine manufacturing industry and also in terms of the maritime services which we offer and where Britain's already a world leader". (more...)
Muslim Man Attacks French Sentinel Soldier With Knife Muslim Man Attacks French Sentinel Soldier With Knife
- September 15, 2017

The attacker was overpowered by the soldier and arrested. The unidentified man was taken to the main police station in Chatelet, and now faces a range of terrorist charges. The soldiers still will patrol around major tourist sites, places of worship, train stations and airports. According to information from local media sources, citing the police services, the assailant, quickly neutralized by the soldier, was shouting remarks referring to Allah. (more...)
Visiting Florida, Trump Praises 'Incredible' First Responders, State Officials Visiting Florida, Trump Praises 'Incredible' First Responders, State Officials
- September 15, 2017

President Donald Trump says he's planning to visit the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, which were both badly damaged by hurricane winds. Scott hasn't decided on a future Senate campaign. Trump's visit came the day after police in Hollywood, Florida, launched an criminal investigation into a nursing home where eight patients died after the facility lost power and continued to operate with little or no air conditioning in sweltering heat. (more...)
A pesar de las protestas y sanciones Corea lanzó misil no identificado A pesar de las protestas y sanciones Corea lanzó misil no identificado
- September 15, 2017

El Comando del Pacífico (Pacom) de Estados Unidos confirmó que Corea del Norte lanzó ayer un misil de alcance intermedio que sobrevoló el norte de Japón , pero que no supuso una amenaza para América del Norte . Cabe señalar que el Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU anunció que se reunirá "urgentemente" este viernes. Las nuevas sanciones consistieron en un embargo sobre las exportaciones de gas hacia Corea del Norte , una limitación a las exportaciones de petróleo y productos ... (more...)
Police investigating 'incident' after explosion reported on London underground Police investigating 'incident' after explosion reported on London underground
- September 15, 2017

She said people were "really badly burned" adding that "their hair was coming off". The blast appears to have come from a Lidl shopping bag left by the tube carriage door. The Metropolitan Police said it was "aware of an incident" at the west London station. The District Line was suspended between Earls Court and Wimbledon. (more...)
India, Pak Trade Fire In Jammu Sector, BSF Soldier Killed India, Pak Trade Fire In Jammu Sector, BSF Soldier Killed
- September 15, 2017

BSF constable Bajinder Bahadur of the 192 battalion was critically injured at Shahnaz post. Pakistan Army on Friday morning had resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions. One civilian too has been injured in the incident. Sources said that the BSF engaged in retaliatory firing following which there was intermittent firing reported from other border outposts along the Arnia sub-sector. (more...)
Student approached by man, asked to join 'Blue Whale Challenge,' police say Student approached by man, asked to join 'Blue Whale Challenge,' police say
- September 15, 2017

The children had used sharp objects like blades to carve whale-like shapes into their arms. The game has so far claimed lives of at least 250 people worldwide. Dr. Imran, a psychiatrist in the hospital, said the victims reached the condition after playing the notorious suicide game and falling into its risky trap. (more...)
British tourist killed by crocodile near Arugam Bay British tourist killed by crocodile near Arugam Bay
- September 15, 2017

A British tourist is missing after witnesses saw him being dragged into a lagoon by a crocodile in Sri Lanka . "At the last minute, we saw the fingers", he said. McClean is survived by a brother, mother and father. His father is a director of a management consultancy firm in Surrey, England and his brother, who is a couple of years younger than him, is now fighting leukemia since 2014, and now awaiting stem cell transplant, the Telegraph reported. (more...)
Merkel reiterates Iran deal should be model for solving North Korea crisis Merkel reiterates Iran deal should be model for solving North Korea crisis
- September 15, 2017

The five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany conducted long-running talks with Iran that led to a 2015 deal for worldwide sanctions to be lifted in exchange for Tehran curbing its nuclear activities. North Korea has tested more missiles this year than it ever has before. But this involves us. U.S. diplomats have called for an oil embargo, an assets freeze against the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, a ban on textiles and an end to payments of North Korean guest ... (more...)
ICC: Can't Force Indian Cricket Team to Play Against Pakistan ICC: Can't Force Indian Cricket Team to Play Against Pakistan
- September 15, 2017

He said it was unfortunate that Pakistan was deprived of worldwide cricket during the past nine years and its cricket arenas wore a deserted look and cricket suffered a lot. Under Sarfraz, Pakistan has shown the right kind of energy level and passion. The ICC's CEO also said that the existing situation doesn't seem proper to resume bilateral ties. (more...)
Snow leopard: Long-endangered big cat upgraded to 'vulnerable' status Snow leopard: Long-endangered big cat upgraded to 'vulnerable' status
- September 15, 2017

The snow leopard's range stretches across some of the largest mountain ranges in the world, including the Himalaya, Karakoram, Hindu Kush, Tien Shan and Altai ranges, as well as small ranges throughout Asia. The change in status came after a three-year assessment process by five worldwide experts, including scientists from academia and from Panthera , Snow Leopard Conservancy and Wildlife Conservation Society - organisations active in snow leopard conservation. (more...)
Jean-Claude Juncker: 'Europe will keep moving, because Brexit isn't everything' Jean-Claude Juncker: 'Europe will keep moving, because Brexit isn't everything'
- September 15, 2017

Reflecting on the economic and political challenges that the continent had faced in recent years, he said the "wind is back in Europe's sails". "If we want more stability in our neighbourhood, then we must maintain a credible enlargement perspective for the Western Balkans", Juncker said. (more...)
White House: Trump To Visit Florida Thursday In Wake Of Hurricane Irma White House: Trump To Visit Florida Thursday In Wake Of Hurricane Irma
- September 15, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence also joined the president on the trip. The President is in the hurricane affected state to meet the first responders and local officials. "We don't want to see you next week in another disaster", he joked in Fort Myers as he stood in front of an orange-and-white Coast Guard helicopter. (more...)
UN Security Council calls for de-escalating violence in Myanmar UN Security Council calls for de-escalating violence in Myanmar
- September 15, 2017

The parliament also called on the European Union and its member states, "to take an active role in supporting immediate action at United Nations level and making clear that the European Union stands ready to consider targeted punitive sanctions against individuals and entities". (more...)