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North Korea snubs Seoul's talks offer saying the invitation lacks 'sincerity'
- August 07, 2017

North Korea's foreign minister Ri Yong Ho said Seoul's proposals lack sincerity when South Korea is imposing sanctions on the North with the United States, the official added. The newly elected South Korean government of President Moon Jae-In is also more open to negotiations than the previous administration of conservative Park Geun-Hye. (more...)
Jordan says Israel holy site move 'step towards calm' Jordan says Israel holy site move 'step towards calm'
- August 07, 2017

The foreign minister said that Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah has asserted that Israel should guarantee the freedom of the Palestinian people to practice their religion as well as ensure the security of all holy places, especially Al-Aqsa Mosque. (more...)
China urges North Korea to halt missile tests China urges North Korea to halt missile tests
- August 07, 2017

As NPR's Elise Hu reports, this is the latest rebuke against North Korea's two recent ballistic missile tests. And in response, the council is going after its finances. China urged restraint from the USA and South Korea as well, calling on all sides to negotiate. Tillerson indeed made it clear the leadership of Kim Jong Un would not be threatened as long as the People's Democratic Republic of Korea began to dismantle its growing nuclear arsenal. (more...)
Cong MLAs likely to be back today Cong MLAs likely to be back today
- August 07, 2017

But by moving their MLAs in this crucial time when people are suffering, Congress has washed their chance away for one man", said Gujarat BJP Spokesperson Bharat Pandya. Even as Gujarat continues to reel with incessant rains with over than 200 lives lost in the various districts submerged under water, the three Rajya Sabha seats in the state seem to be the moot point for both Congress and BJP at the moment. (more...)
Pakistan wants good relations with India: Foreign Minister Pakistan wants good relations with India: Foreign Minister
- August 07, 2017

The foreign minister revealed that India was continuously violating the ceasefire accord by shelling the civilian population along the Line of Control (LoC), saying that India was also supporting conspiracies against Pakistan by Afghanistan along the western border in a bid to destabilise the country on economic as well as political fronts. (more...)
Donald Trump hails UN's vote to further sanction North Korea Donald Trump hails UN's vote to further sanction North Korea
- August 07, 2017

Moon was also cited as saying there was a need to show North Korea the door to dialogue is still open, should Pyongyang give up its nuclear programme. "Who has been carrying out the U.N. Security Council resolutions concerning North Korea?" Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, who held separate meetings Sunday with Mr. (more...)
Daniel Dae Kim Addresses 'Hawaii Five-0' Exit Daniel Dae Kim Addresses 'Hawaii Five-0' Exit
- August 07, 2017

Kim was clearly more excited to talk about The Good Doctor , but he gamely responded to the question and offered more clarification about his decision to exit Hawaii Five-0. "And I'm grateful for the words they said on the panel the other day". "We love both those actors, and we did not want to lose them", said Kahl said. (more...)
UN Bans Key North Korea Exports Over Missile Tests UN Bans Key North Korea Exports Over Missile Tests
- August 07, 2017

Such a shift in emphasis will be manipulated not just by North Korea but China as well as they insidiously remind South Korea that the U.S.is predicating its Korean strategy now exclusively in terms of its own self-interests. The revenue from these different sectors is believed to fund North Korea's expensive ballistic missile and nuclear programs. "We will not hesitate to sanction third-country entities and individuals supporting North Korea's illegal activities", he warned. (more...)
Police fatally shoot knife-wielding man in Santa Rosa home Police fatally shoot knife-wielding man in Santa Rosa home
- August 07, 2017

According to police , officers made repeated attempts to get him to drop the knife, but he wouldn't listen. Police were wearing body cameras at the time of the incident, but the video won't be released. The suspect died at the scene. At least one officer fired multiple shots, striking the man, Ludtke said. A team of about 20 detectives was called in to investigate, and the team canvassed the neighborhood, did witness interviews, wrote and served search warrants, examined the crime scene ... (more...)
Dodgers rally with five home runs to top Mets Dodgers rally with five home runs to top Mets
- August 07, 2017

Taylor homered leading off the sixth, connecting in a third straight game for the first time in his career. Rich Hill allowed three first-inning runs, on solo home runs to Michael Conforto, Wilmer Flores and Curtis Granderson, but very little otherwise. (more...)
UN Security Council Agrees Harsher Sanctions Against N.Korea UN Security Council Agrees Harsher Sanctions Against N.Korea
- August 07, 2017

President Trump hailed a Security Council resolution that passed Saturday with cooperation from both Russian Federation and China , North Korea's neighbor and main trading partner. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the Asean foreign ministers meeting in Manila on Sunday, China's top diplomat Wang Yi said China played a "responsible and constructive" role in the UN's decision to pass Resolution 2371. (more...)
Korea to stop missile tests, resume talks Korea to stop missile tests, resume talks
- August 07, 2017

The sanctions , which target North Korea's foreign currency earnings, ban its exports of coal, coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood. Despite that, Pyongyang has continued developing its nuclear and weapons program. Officials in Washington say Pyongyang's latest missile test a week ago showed it may be able to reach most of the United States. In characteristically understated fashion, U.S. (more...)
Japan says time for Japan says time for "effective pressure" on North Korea, not dialogue
- August 07, 2017

Chinese Foreign Minister Minister Wang Yi, arrives at the worldwide airport of Pasay to attend the 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers meeting, metro Manila, Philippines August 5, 2017. It also prohibits countries from increasing the current numbers of North Korean labourers working overseas, bans new joint ventures with North Korea and any new investment in current joint ventures. (more...)
Thousands descend on Brno for Czech GP motorcycle race Thousands descend on Brno for Czech GP motorcycle race
- August 07, 2017

Marquez was able to dedicate a ideal victory to him, the result of intelligence and impeccable strategy. The four-time world champion was joined by teammate Dani Pedrosa (2) and Movistar Yamaha's Maverick Vinales (3) in the podium ceremony. (more...)
Russia: US trying to 'shift responsibility' on North Korea Russia: US trying to 'shift responsibility' on North Korea
- August 07, 2017

Thornton said Tillerson, who is due in Manila on Saturday, would be seeking greater cooperation in isolating North Korea and in enforcing United Nations sanctions over its missile and nuclear weapons programmes. trade. Instead, the widely disseminated editorial blamed the USA for the increasing tensions with North Korea by flying bombers over South Korea and ignoring invitations to talks. (more...)
United Nations votes for more sanctions on North Korea United Nations votes for more sanctions on North Korea
- August 07, 2017

The Security Council has imposed tougher sanctions on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea ( North Korea ), banning its exports, in response to the country's launches of ballistic missiles of possible intercontinental range. The Trump administration cautiously embraced China's apparent newfound cooperation, while putting it on notice that the U.S. would be watching closely to ensure it didn't ease up on Pyongyang if and when the world's attention is diverted elsewhere. (more...)
Mexico and Belize brace for impact of potential tropical cyclone Mexico and Belize brace for impact of potential tropical cyclone
- August 07, 2017

It was moving to the west-northwest at 10-15 miles per hour and is forecast to reach Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula by late Monday or early Tuesday. The tropical wave is expected to develop into a tropical depression or tropical storm before it makes landfall close to or over northern Belize sometime between Monday and Tuesday. (more...)
Led coalition, Russian Federation used phosphorus bombs in Syria's Raqqa, activist group claims Led coalition, Russian Federation used phosphorus bombs in Syria's Raqqa, activist group claims
- August 07, 2017

Heavily backed by the US -led anti-terror coalition, the SDF, an alliance of Kurdish, Arab and Assyrian fighters led by the Kurdish YPG, succeeded in maintaining a progress against the IS militants in the city of Raqqa, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. (more...)
Kyung Kim claims maiden major title at Women's British Open Kyung Kim claims maiden major title at Women's British Open
- August 07, 2017

Kim didn't falter over an increasingly soggy course , however. England's Georgia Hall carded a final round of 70 to share third place with Wie and Germany's Caroline Masson. However, Hall's bid to become the first player from south of the Border to land this title since Karen Stupples achieved the feat at Sunningdale in 2004 suffered a setback when she followed a bogey at the 16th by dropping two more shots after a four-putt at the next, leaving Kim in the driving seat as the ... (more...)
Chicago To File Federal Lawsuit Over Sanctuary Cities Threat Chicago To File Federal Lawsuit Over Sanctuary Cities Threat
- August 07, 2017

Chicago's lawsuit will among other arguments contend that the United States government can not "commandeer local law enforcement to carry out federal immigration law functions", top city lawyer Ed Siskel said. He added: "We find it unlawful and unconstitutional to be, as a city, coerced on a policy". Emanuel's message is viewed as politically advantageous in an overwhelmingly Democratic city with a minimal number of Trump supporters and a significant Latino population. (more...)
Excessive corrosion caused deadly ride malfunction at Ohio State Fair, manufacturer says Excessive corrosion caused deadly ride malfunction at Ohio State Fair, manufacturer says
- August 07, 2017

The company said it conducted an investigation into the incident, which included a visit to the scene and a review of video footage of the incident. "It was determined that excessive corrosion on the interior of the gondola support beam dangerously reduced the beam's wall thickness over the years", the statement said. (more...)
Deputies: 3 teens in stolen vehicle killed in crash Deputies: 3 teens in stolen vehicle killed in crash
- August 07, 2017

Around 1:30 Sunday morning deputies saw and recognized one of the stolen cars, but lost sight of it when it drove away. He said all the teens involved in the incident have an “extensive criminal history.”. The Explorer went airborne, hit a billboard and several other cars and fixed objects on the road. 16-year-olds Keontae Brown and Dejarae Thomas, and 14-year-old Jimmie Goshey. (more...)
Vegas Golden Knights sign Schmidt to 2-year deal Vegas Golden Knights sign Schmidt to 2-year deal
- August 06, 2017

He was left unprotected by Washington in the NHL Expansion Draft June 21 and claimed by the Knights. Schmidt was issued a qualifying offer by the Capitals before being selected by the Golden Knights. The two sides couldn't come to terms on their own, so an arbitrator made the decision on Schmidt's contract. Schmidt made his National Hockey League debut the next season and has now accumulated 200 career National Hockey League games. (more...)
Taliban, Daesh kill 50 civilians in northern Afghanistan Taliban, Daesh kill 50 civilians in northern Afghanistan
- August 06, 2017

Mohammed Zaher Wahdat, the governor of Sar-e Pul, said that "as many as 30 to 40 innocent people. were brutally shot and killed" in the province's predominately Shia village of Mirzawalang after Taliban fighters captured it on Saturday. According to Amani, most of the village was defended by local police and civilians, and "after taking over the village, insurgents gathered the civilians and opened fire on them collectively". (more...)
Man recovered from Ithaca Falls was incoming Cornell freshman Man recovered from Ithaca Falls was incoming Cornell freshman
- August 06, 2017

Perez Ventura' was born in the Dominican Republican and came to the United States when he was 9 with his mother, according to ABC News 7 in New York City . A State Police dive team and a State Police helicopter were called in to help Ithaca Police, Cornell University Police, and the Ithaca Fire Department as they searched the gorge. (more...)

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