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United States calls for UNSC meet over North Korea draft resolution

United States calls for UNSC meet over North Korea draft resolution Crude oil will continue to be supplied to the relatively isolated state, but will not exceed two million barrels per year, Japan's Kyodo News Agency reported. On the export of commodities - a key source of foreign exchange for the DPRK - the experts said that following China's suspension of coal imports from the North in February, the DPRK has been rerouting coal to other countries including Mal... [Full Article...]

North Korea: UN Security Council approves new sanctions

North Korea: UN Security Council approves new sanctions It was the ninth sanctions resolution unanimously adopted by the 15-member council since 2006 over North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs. The Trump administration has dabbled in imposing sanctions on Chinese entities that help enable the Kim regime's illicit activities, but it has yet to cross the line into any area that might put delicate U.S. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation and South Korea at odds over North Korea sanctions

Russian Federation and South Korea at odds over North Korea sanctions Geng told reporters that China had complained to the USA and South Korea and urged them to "take seriously the security concerns and interests of China and other regional countries". Trump spoke at the White House following a telephone call with China's president, Xi Jinping . A USA official who briefed reporters later Thursday suggested that Trump is merely being careful and has not ba... [Full Article...]

Fresh UN sanctions to help resolve NK's nukes: Seoul

Fresh UN sanctions to help resolve NK's nukes: Seoul China has repeatedly said it would support further United Nations action if it helped restart talks with North Korea. But for all Trump's belligerence, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and others in the Trump administration are committed to negotiations, a possible framework for which emerged in weekend comments by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. [Full Article...]

Trump's voting commission heads to NH amid ongoing controversies

Trump's voting commission heads to NH amid ongoing controversies It might seem shocking that chief election official of a state, much less one running a commission on election integrity, would make such an irresponsible claim , but this is far from the first time Kobach has wildly inflated claims of illegal voting. [Full Article...]

United Nations unanimously backs new sanctions on North Korea

United Nations unanimously backs new sanctions on North Korea But today Pyongyang's ambassador, Han Tae Song, told a conference in Geneva: 'My delegation condemns in the strongest terms and categorically rejects the latest illegal and unlawful U.N. The US is calling for an oil embargo on the North, an assets freeze on Kim Jong-Un, a ban on textiles and an end to payments of North Korean guest workers. [Full Article...]

Pre-orders flooding in for Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The pictures of the listed variant verified that the smartphone will feature a setup of dual rear cameras and will have the much-touted Infinity display of the company that made its entrance in Galaxy S8 + and Galaxy S8 handsets . It seems that LG chose to set a lower price to maximize price competitiveness compared to its competitors in hope of ending the sluggishness of its smartphone ... [Full Article...]

Dramatic image shows where Hurricane Irma may be headed

Dramatic image shows where Hurricane Irma may be headed The Tropical Storm Warnings are discontinued for the Florida Keys , Florida Bay, the Florida east coast south of Jupiter Inlet, the Florida west coast south of Bonita Beach, and for the Northwestern Bahamas. Others on the island were less fortunate, including the family of British DJ Laura Elliott, who are surrounded by a "collapsed jungle" and awaiting rescue. [Full Article...]

Sales Tax Hike Eliminated as GOP Frozen in Budget Talks

Sales Tax Hike Eliminated as GOP Frozen in Budget Talks The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities was unable to calculate an estimate for the number of households in North Dakota that would benefit from eliminating the estate tax in its analysis because the number is so small. "They do not want to fix this problem that has been a spiraling problem", Klarides said. The Wednesday deal "frankly strengthened our hand for three months". [Full Article...]

Apple's new iPhone X is all glass and has facial recognition unlocking

Apple's new iPhone X is all glass and has facial recognition unlocking It's also a core part of a brand new set of Animojis , which replicate your own expressions in a cute animal. California-based technology giant Apple launched its next generation smart phones this week - including the highly anticipated iPhone X . [Full Article...]

US calls for UNSC meet over North Korea draft resolution

US calls for UNSC meet over North Korea draft resolution Those in their twenties were most opposed to the idea of acquiring nuclear weapons, while respondents 50 and above said the South should have them. Trump stated that the USA thinks highly of China's role in addressing the current North Korean nuclear issues and is willing to enhance communications with Xi's government to find feasible solutions. [Full Article...]

The new Apple Watch Series 3 has cellular built

The new Apple Watch Series 3 has cellular built The latter is considered a major boon, as with mobile support the new Apple Watch will not need a phone in order to pull off crucial smartwatch tasks like texts, voice calls, and weather forecasts. An analysis of the HomePod firmware , which revealed several secrets about the new iPhone, shows many new workouts available inside Apple Watch, including basketball, bowling, cricket, curling, d... [Full Article...]

North Korea Receiving Russian Supplies Despite sanctions - Reports

North Korea Receiving Russian Supplies Despite sanctions - Reports It also bans all textile exports and prohibits any country from authorising new work permits for North Korean workers - two key sources of hard currency for the northeast Asian nation. The UN Security Council also cut the country's imports of crude oil and refined petroleum products to 500,000 barrels in the period from October 1 to December 31, 2017, and to 2 million barrels for 2018 and beyond... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Jose expected to weaken over next 48 hours

Hurricane Jose expected to weaken over next 48 hours Irma, which recently weakened to a tropical storm, is still producing some wind gusts that are close to hurricane strength as it continues to move inland over northern Florida and toward Georgia. - Strong winds blowing from the northeast pushed water out of shallow parts of bays and harbors in cities like Tampa and Port Charlotte. The geography of the bay creates a funnel: if a major hurrica... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Jose moving slowly as Category 1 storm

Hurricane Jose moving slowly as Category 1 storm Officials said it could take weeks to restore electricity. No major storm damage was reported in Alabama. Alabama and Mississippi: Irma , though weakening, should slide over northern portions of the states on later on Monday and into Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Irma: The science behind the storm

Irma: The science behind the storm Not over yet: Residents near rivers will start to see flooding as the days go on, Hillsborough County Administrator Mike Merrill said. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has set up a CareLine to answer questions about the storm and to direct people in need to available resources. [Full Article...]

Live! See where Hurricane Irma is right now

Live! See where Hurricane Irma is right now Company officials estimate about 6 million people, representing 3.4 million customer accounts, will lose power in the Category 3 storm's wake . "We're asking folks to be patient and remain sheltered in place", said St. As a result, severe flooding has ravaged many communities big and small, with streets and cars buried under the trail of excess water and debris that the storm has left in its ... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Jose still a potential threat to Florida

Hurricane Jose still a potential threat to Florida Downed power lines: There are many power lines down, Bowden said , and the main power pole off the island also went down in the storm. Irma wreaked havoc over almost the entire Florida peninsula from the southernmost Keys to the Georgia line, from the Atlantic to the Gulf coasts. [Full Article...]

Here's How Hurricane Irma Will Affect States Other Than Florida

Here's How Hurricane Irma Will Affect States Other Than Florida That principle was on display during Hurricane Irma's arrival this past weekend, as the powerful Cat. Debris from Hurricane Irma litters the Shake A Leg Marina in Miami on Monday. Parts of southern Georgia can expect up to 20 inches of rain, with possibilities of tornadoes as well. "This is a life-threatening situation", it added. [Full Article...]

Send a message to North Korea: America will not tolerate missiles

Send a message to North Korea: America will not tolerate missiles Before Monday's vote , the Security Council already had imposed various sanctions on North Korea , including on its exports of coal, iron ore and seafood. Textiles are North Korea's second-largest exports worth more than 700 million dollar a year. "If it proves it can live in peace, the world will live in peace with it", she told the UN Security Council after the adoption of new sanctions . [Full Article...]


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