by | September 12, 2017 | 23:34

The United States says the shield, more than a decade in the planning, is needed to protect against so-called rogue states, a term USA officials have used to refer to North Korea and Iran. But it only caps Pyongyang's imports of crude oil at the level of the last 12 months, and it limits the import of refined petroleum products to 2 million barrels a year.

by | September 12, 2017 | 23:33

The US-drafted resolution was voted in 15-0 on Monday, marking the ninth time since 2006 that the council had unanimously voted in favour of sanctions aimed at blocking the Asian nation's proliferation of nuclear arms. As the UN Security Council voted to apply more economic pressure against North Korea on Monday, Russian smugglers have been shipping petroleum and other goods to the regime, U.S.

by | September 12, 2017 | 23:21

It described the situation as a "very reminiscent of what happened in Rwanda in 1994 and in Bosnia Herzegovina in 1995". Human rights campaigners have urged the Prince of Wales to drop a proposed official visit to Burma, where the regime has been accused by the United Nations of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims .

by | September 12, 2017 | 23:09

Macron said 11 people were killed in the French side of St. Martin, up from a previous death toll of 10. Dominga Tejera picked her way around fallen palm trees rotting in mud as she returned home after a nine-hour workday as a hospital janitor on the Caribbean island that only a week ago had seemed like paradise.

by | September 12, 2017 | 23:04

Clean and following the principle of zero tolerance against corruption is a no saint himself says former Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav . Income Tax department has issued final attachment order against RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family assets spread in Delhi and Bihar.

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:50

Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico earlier this week. Wind speeds have been as high at 185 miles per hour, and dropped back to 180 mph over the past day. I am a Katrina survivor. please take the evacuations seriously ❤❤ we are praying for each and every one!" Thirty counties, including Echols County, are now under a declaration that comes with additional state assistance.

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:51

Running back Adrian Peterson returned to Minnesota as a member of the Saints . The last time the Vikings opened the season on a Monday night, just two years ago in San Francisco, they played a dud of a game and got whipped 20-3. He had some issues finding room to run early on, but was able to burst through for some big gains, as he finished with 127 yards on 22 carries. "It was about us the whole time".

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:47

South Korea and the United States said they did not rule out a possible military response to North Korea's actions. "Attempts to use unprecedented aggressive sanctions and pressure to intimidate us and make us reverse our course are a huge mistake", said the minister, Kim Yong Jae.

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:44

According to reports, this is the first time since 2010 that the Atlantic is witnessing three active hurricanes at the same time. Depending on when it occurs, Irma's turn north could send the storm up either of Florida's coasts or through its center.

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:43

On Monday, flooding hit motorways, roads and railways in the north of England during morning rush hour. The meteorological service added that " Winds will be at their strongest in exposed coastal areas ". A weather warning for heavy rain has been issued for a slice of southern Scotland. The Met said: " Winds with gusts of 55-65 miles per hour, perhaps reaching 75 miles per hour in exposed places, are looking increasingly likely".

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:22

Hurricane Jose had threatened some of the areas in the Caribbean, like St Martin and the Virgin Islands, that were battered by Irma only days ago. Fortunately, over the weekend, Jose only brushed the islands of the Caribbean that had been slammed by Irma, such as Barbuda, Antigua and the Virgin Islands.

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:23

Toshiba was still in discussions over the sale as of late Monday, sources told Reuters . Western Digital shares are up 2.64% on continued Toshiba talks. Toshiba executives, fearing that Western Digital was angling to eventually take over the chip business, are demanding that the USA company promise to limit the size of its stake in the company, sources said, requesting anonymity as talks were confidential.

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:23

Martin and Barbuda, which were devastated by Hurricane Irma earlier this week. It is forecast to pass over or very close to South Florida on Saturday night into Sunday as a Category 4 or 5 storm. This forecast was based in part on the absence of an El Niño event in the tropical Pacific Ocean, as there was previous year. The hurricane quickly lost strength after hitting land and was downgraded to a tropical storm.

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:09

Trump's daughter, Ivanka, also tweeted a sweet message on the new parents. Just one week ago, a pregnant Lara Trump posted a video of herself working out at the gym, joking that she hoped exercise would inspire the baby to "make an appearance".

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:13

Wind gusts near hurricane force have also hit the Florida Keys, the National Hurricane Center said on Saturday in an update on Hurricane Irma . Alabama and Mississippi: Irma , though weakening, should slide over northern portions of the states on later on Monday and into Tuesday. The leading edges of the storm whipped palm trees and kicked up the surf as it barreled toward the Sunshine State on a projected track that had St.

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:02

Tension on the Korean peninsula has escalated as North Korea's young leader, Kim Jong Un , has stepped up the development of weapons, testing a string of missiles this year, including one flying over Japan, and conducting its sixth nuclear test on Sunday.

by | September 12, 2017 | 21:56

WCAX-TV reports an employee said all workers received an email from the hospital about a "code silver", telling them to get out if possible and otherwise to shelter in place. The main campus was not placed on lockdown. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon evacuated after issuing an "active shooter alert". With state police and the attorney general are responding to the incident but are only go so far as to call the incident an "active investigation".

by | September 12, 2017 | 21:54

The violence started on August 9 when opposition leader Raila Odinga disputed early election results, saying that they had unearthed evidence of mass poll rigging in favor of President Kenyatta's ruling Jubilee Party. "We will pass bills in the National Assembly and in the Senate", he said. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta opened Parliament on Tuesday by warning against divisive and destructive politics, while opposition lawmakers boycotted the legislature and rallied to demand the ...

by | September 12, 2017 | 21:55

He said Nitish Kumar has betrayed the people's mandate for personal interest and "he is the biggest socially corrupt leader in the country". The two developments have all but paved the way for loss of their Rajya Sabha membership and an automatic disqualification from the party.

by | September 12, 2017 | 21:53

Disaster response official Elmer Espiritu said the brothers, aged 14 and 17, died when a landslide covered their shanty at the foot of a hill before dawn today in Taytay town near Manila. The tropical depression is expected to exit today. Citing a report from the Army's 80th Infantry Battalion, Parayno said the riprap of the Mt. Carmel Hospital collapsed due to continuous rains, causing the landslide that buried three houses.

by | September 12, 2017 | 21:49

Almost 7 million people in the Southeast were warned to evacuate , including 6.4 million in Florida alone. Most remaining outages were in Florida Power & Light's service area in the southern and eastern parts of the state. The Keys are linked by 42 bridges that have to be checked for safety before motorists can be allowed in, officials said. Those who needed help evacuating were told to "put a white flag in front of your house".

by | September 12, 2017 | 21:47

Speaking at the start of the latest Human Rights Council session, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein first recognized the September 11 attacks anniversary then chronicled human rights concerns about Myanmar . Government spokesman, Zaw Htay said in a tweet that Myanmar have no policy to negotiate with terrorists and it would not negotiate with them. Dipu Moni said the Myanmar army and their border security force are misusing the Rohingya people's good relation with our people for brutal eliminating the ...

by | September 12, 2017 | 21:48

Both Andrew and Irma started as wisps of unstable weather off Africa and chugged across the Atlantic as ever-intensifying Cape Verde storms. Rob Miller, a meteorologist at AccuWeather in State College, Pennsylvania, said a track "near or just to the west is nearly, if not, a worst-case scenario for Tampa Bay ", adding that "it shoves all the water into Tampa Bay and then shoves it right into downtown".

by | September 12, 2017 | 21:43

This isn't the first time Trump has jostled with Republicans and nor will it be the last time that he will either fecklessly or calculatedly bargains with the other side. This is nearly indistinguishable from tax plans produced by his rivals during the Republican presidential primaries. During the heated discussions with Democrats over this bill, specific Republicans preferred to attach wording within the legislation that included draconian fiscal cuts.

by | September 12, 2017 | 21:27

That's because some islands are extremely hard to access. "It's going to go through the lower Keys and then it's going to hit the west coast of Florida", Masters said. But that doesn't mean all Floridians should try to go back home. "But one of them is going to get you". The Florida Keys, Lake Okeechobee and Florida Bay also are in the warning .

by | September 12, 2017 | 21:21

President Trump is set to meet with the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tuesday, Spetember 12. Najib said Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund, a major pension fund, wanted to spend $3 billion to $4 billion on US infrastructure development. The White House has refused to comment on the United States Department of Justice's probe into the purchase of assets with funds allegedly embezzled from Malaysian government-owned investment fund, 1MDB.

by | September 12, 2017 | 21:12

Ministers were taking no chances, with Boris Johnson and David Davis issuing last-minute pleas to back the bill, which repeals the 1972 act that took Britain into the European Economic Community . Theresa May was handed an effective " Brexit majority " of 36 after seven Labour MPs rebelled against Jeremy Corbyn - and many more abstained .

by | September 12, 2017 | 21:10

The sanctions were watered down from what the US had sought, after negotiations with China. The proposal, which also calls for freezing Kim's assets, has been sent to the 15 members of the UN Security Council , the diplomat said. Trump is set to attend the US-ASEAN summit and the East Asia summit in the Philippines in November, as well as the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam.

by | September 12, 2017 | 21:13

The Gators' stadium sustained only minor storm damage to signage. Garfinkel also tweeted that Hard Rock Stadium "lost landscaping and a section of roof panels in 1 corner.Engineers believe a tornado touched down". The NFL rejected the Dolphins' preference to move their October 1 game against the Saints from London to Miami. This week's game at Los Angeles marks the fifth time in the past six years the Dolphins have started on the road.

by | September 12, 2017 | 20:59

Missouri Electric Cooperatives will be split between Georgia and Florida locations. A total of 200 men are on their way to help the more than 75 percent of Floridians without power, officials say. "We take care of needs at home first, but our crews are eager to help those in need", said Brett Abplanalp, CEO of Decatur County REMC. "They take tremendous pride in representing their home cooperative and the state of Indiana".

by | September 12, 2017 | 20:57

Martin said police told her Jenkins apparently let herself into the walk-in cooler and then died inside. So Martin went to the hotel herself around 5 a.m., and after a missing persons report was filed, she asked police and hotel staffers to review the security cameras, which recorded Jenkins "staggering" drunk near the hotel's front desk at 3:20 a.m.

by | September 12, 2017 | 20:45

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program ( DACA ) protects young people brought to the United States as children from the threat of deportation. Even though California is not among the states that have filed suit against the Trump Administration so far, one may be forthcoming. As of recently, this program, which provides a renewable two-year period of deferment from deportation to individuals who came to this country illegally as minors, had more than 800,000 enrollees.

by | September 12, 2017 | 20:18

Katie Quackenbush, 26, faces a charge of attempted murder after she allegedly shot 54-year-old Gerald Melton in Nashville on August 26, WSMV reports. "She didn't realize that she hit him". Melton allegedly solicited Quackenbush, the driver from the Porsche, to move the vehicle. "He comes up to their window and starts screaming in their window various threats", Jesse said, "and something about turning their music down and that he couldn't sleep".

by | September 12, 2017 | 20:13

That's all in violation of past United Nations resolutions. But the Trump administration is demanding a vote in six days. MICHELE KELEMEN, BYLINE: Hi, Kelly. MCEVERS: The big question now is, how will this resolution be implemented? KELEMEN: I think it's likely to go through. The alternative is a divided Security Council, and that would sharply restrict the kinds of diplomatic initiatives that could be pursued to mitigate this crisis.

by | September 12, 2017 | 19:51

Irma is no longer a tropical weather system, but widespread rains continue from Tennessee to the Carolinas. Totals will be less than 1 inch for central Virginia. Due to the increase in wind shear will result in the weakening of hurricane Jose . It's nearly as if Jose is trapped in the Bermuda Triangle of maritime lore, but there's nothing supernatural at work with the forecast track.