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World Media Abe, Moon agree on stronger pressure on North Korea through sanctions
Author: 0 Abe, Moon agree on stronger pressure on North Korea through sanctions

Moon said close coordination between the two countries has become "even more critical" in light of the North Korean nuclear issue. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae In agreed Thursday to exert stronger pressure on North Korea in the wake of a recent nuclear test by Pyongyang, including by the adoption of tougher United Nations sanctions.

World Media Texas man arrested in ex-wife's disappearance before Harvey
Author: 0 Texas man arrested in ex-wife's disappearance before Harvey

The woman's ex-husband, 44-year-old Steven McDowell, was charged with murder, and booked into Chambers County Jail, awaiting bail to be set. According to authorities and news reports, Crystal never arrived on August 25 to pick up her two children, 5 and 8, from her ex-husband's home in the Houston area after she left her boyfriend's home earlier that day less than 18 miles away.

World Media Hurricane Harvey among costliest, deadliest in US history
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey among costliest, deadliest in US history

Earlier Friday, Hurricane Irma was downgraded to a category four hurricane , but remains "extremely risky", according to the National Hurricane Center . That's not to make light of the current situation. Even when a storm is less disastrous than predicted, the government has to spend time and money getting ready, experts say.

World Media McConnell cites critical need for United States storm relief, government funding
Author: 0 McConnell cites critical need for United States storm relief, government funding

Failure to meet these deadlines could have dire consequences. President Donald Trump on Friday signed a package to provide $15.25 billion for hurricane disaster relief and raise the debt limit, the White House press secretary said . "There will be many ongoing discussions in Congress about passing that relief package". If the relief funding makes it through the Senate and goes back to the House with the debt ceiling attached, House members expect that the amended bill will once again ...

Author: 0 Aung San Suu Kyi can not be stripped of her Nobel prize: Institute

That is about to change. Rohingya Muslims say they condemn the violence, but the military's response amounts to collective punishment. "The situation in Rakhine has been such since many decades". Ms Suu Kyi, Myanmar's de facto leader , faces mounting criticism from some of her strongest supporters over her failure to speak out against the violence being committed against the Rohingya people - a stateless Muslim minority - and is even facing calls to be stripped of her peace prize.

World Media Amber Alert issued in Arizona for 3 NM children in 'imminent danger'
Author: 0 Amber Alert issued in Arizona for 3 NM children in 'imminent danger'

The boys are believed to be in danger from Anderson, and she could possibly be armed with a handgun, police say. DPS describes the children as thin black males. She has short dreadlocks and was last seen wearing gray pajama trousers. The sheriff's office says Anderson made threats against the lives of her children and herself during a fight with their father.

World Media Immigration attorneys say some in DACA qualify to re-enroll
Author: 0 Immigration attorneys say some in DACA qualify to re-enroll

He said during one presidential debate that Mexican authorities "send the bad ones over because they don't want to pay for them", and in another debate that he planned to deport "some bad hombres". The Department of Homeland Security said it would adjudicate on a case-by-case basis requests filed by September 5 for initial or renewal approval of DACA, as well as applications for employment authorization.

Author: 0 United States adds launchers to THAAD as dozens hurt in South Korea protests

Speaking alongside the South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Eastern Economic Forum in the far eastern Russian city of Vladivostok, the Russian leader exuded confidence in what he was saying. "Saddam Hussein rejected the production of weapons of mass destruction, but even under that pretense, he was destroyed and members of his family were killed", Putin said.

World Media One dead after aircraft crashes during training mission
Author: 0 One dead after aircraft crashes during training mission

His crash was one of two Air Force crashes near Nellis on Wednesday. "Our immediate concern is for the family of Lt. Col. Schultz", she wrote in an email. "We have calls coming in every hour", Shafa said. It was unclear why the pilots in the fighter jet crash flew the day after Tuesday's fatal crash.

World Media U.S. former Presidents join together to help Hurricane Harvey victims
Author: 0 U.S. former Presidents join together to help Hurricane Harvey victims

The campaign said all will go into a special account at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation, a tax-exempt 501 (c)(3) organization and are tax-deductible. Bush's office, reports ABC News. Despite sometimes being on different sides of the political aisle, presidents tend to come together to help after natural disasters.

World Media United States ambassador a 'skirt-swishing prostitute' - North Korea
Author: 0 United States ambassador a 'skirt-swishing prostitute' - North Korea

North Korea has warned that the U.S. will "pay dearly" after Washington's ambassador to the United Nations said the Asian peninsular country was " begging for war " as tensions continue to mount between the two countries. North Korean state television said on Sunday that, "The hydrogen bomb test was a flawless success", adding that the device was capable of being loaded onto long-range missiles.

World Media Hurricane Irma Has Destroyed This Famous Airport
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma Has Destroyed This Famous Airport

Hurricane Irma , a major category 5 storm, barreled through the Caribbean today. 'Obviously Hurricane Irma continues to be a threat that is going to devastate the United States, ' Brock Long, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), said at a press conference Friday morning.

World Media Hurricane Irma knocks down crane arm in Miami
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma knocks down crane arm in Miami

City of Miami fire officials said crews couldn't mobilize to address the cranes until the winds calmed down. So far no injuries related to the crash have been reported . "The weather has deteriorated to the point where we're not comfortable sending anybody out to even evaluate the situation". Only a few companies are certified to do that kind of work, said Dan Whiteman, vice chairman of Coastal Construction, who has 12 cranes in the Miami area.

World Media Police Searching For Missing 31-Year-Old Pregnant Teacher From Maryland
Author: 0 Police Searching For Missing 31-Year-Old Pregnant Teacher From Maryland

Montgomery County Police need your help finding 31-year-old, Laura Elizabeth Wallen, a Wilde Lake High School teacher from Olney Md., who is reportedly pregnant. Her father suspects someone is behind the teacher's disappearance. He suspects someone is responsible for his daughter's disappearance. Police are concerned for both Wallen's physical and emotional welfare.

World Media North Korea to launch ICBM Saturday, South Korea prime minister says
Author: 0 North Korea to launch ICBM Saturday, South Korea prime minister says

Abe met with Mongolian President Khaltmaa Battulga, who took office in July, on the sidelines of the two-day Eastern Economic Forum in the Russian Far East port city from Wednesday. "The global community must unite in applying the greatest possible pressure on North Korea", Abe said just four days after Pyongyang staged its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date, which it described as a "perfect success".

World Media Trump signs bill for Harvey relief, debt-extension
Author: 0 Trump signs bill for Harvey relief, debt-extension

The lower chamber of Congress earlier Friday had overwhelmingly approved USD15.3 billion in aid, passing the measure 316-90. Instead of aligning with members of his own party and administration, Trump agreed to raise the debt limit and fund the federal government through mid-December, allowing members of Congress to deal with the federal budget in the coming months.

World Media Trump declares state of emergency in Georgia
Author: 0 Trump declares state of emergency in Georgia

The state of emergency remains in effect for North Carolina, Gov. Cooper and state officials said during a noon press conference Friday regarding the state's preparations ahead of Hurricane Irma . "We don't want to let our guard down", he said. On Tybee Island east of Savannah, Ernie Laessig wasn't taking any chances with Irma. But they fear Irma could prove more unsafe.

World Media Katia makes landfall on Mexico's Gulf coast, weakens to tropical storm
Author: 0 Katia makes landfall on Mexico's Gulf coast, weakens to tropical storm

That's what happened to Irma on August 30, as it picked up speed in the far Eastern Atlantic and intensified. Jose could become a hurricane as soon as today. Antigua was under a tropical storm watch. Only one hurricane, Allen in 1980, has recorded stronger winds, at 190 miles per hour but Irma has still broken Allen's record for sustained winds.

World Media Trump, South Korean President Scheduled To Talk
Author: 0 Trump, South Korean President Scheduled To Talk

The announcement dramatically upped the stakes in its standoff with the global community over its banned weapons programs. The heated words from the United States and the military manoeuvres in South Korea are becoming familiar responses to North Korea's rapid, as-yet unchecked pursuit of a viable arsenal of nuclear-tipped missiles that can strike the United States.

Author: 0 US calls for UNSC meet over N.Korea draft resolution

North Korea sparked global condemnation following its sixth underground nuclear test . McCain's remarks came in his first national interview since being diagnosed with brain cancer in July. Pyongyang's decision to carry out its sixth and most powerful nuclear test Sunday was a serious violation of worldwide law, the statement said.

World Media N Korea Nuclear Risk 'Most Dangerous Crisis We Face Today — UN Chief
Author: 0 N Korea Nuclear Risk 'Most Dangerous Crisis We Face Today — UN Chief

Other measures could include preventing North Koreans from working overseas and adding top officials to a blacklist aiming at imposing asset freezes and travel bans. Robert Wood, US disarmament ambassador, said North Korea had defied the global community once again with its test. North Korea claims it now has the capability of mounting a thermonuclear weapon on a long-range missile capable of striking the United States.

World Media Bangladesh allots 2000 acre land for Rohingyas in Ukhia
Author: 0 Bangladesh allots 2000 acre land for Rohingyas in Ukhia

Tired women carried infants in their arms while clutching other children to their sides, afraid they might be separated in the crowds. He said the crowds were becoming unmanageable, and that aid agencies may need to ask for a police presence.

World Media Trump, South Korean president discusses North Korea
Author: 0 Trump, South Korean president discusses North Korea

Moon and Abe agreed that now is the time to pile on the strongest pressure and sanctions against the North rather than pursuing dialogue amid Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests. "It could lead to global catastrophe with lots of victims". China and Russian Federation have suggested a " freeze for freeze " plan, where the United States and South Korea would agree to stop major military exercises in the region in exchange for a halt to North Korea's weapons programs.

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