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Esteri Japan bracing for Typhoon Noru
Author: 0 Japan bracing for Typhoon Noru

On Sunday, two people were killed and 15 others injured as typhoon Noru drew near the main islands of Japan, bringing violent winds and torrential rains with it. Rainfall of up to 600 millimetres was forecast for Kagoshima prefecture, including some southern islands, and up to 400 millimetres for Miyazaki prefecture by Monday morning.

Esteri 'Total weakness': Russian Federation fumes over Trump signing sanctions legislation
Author: 0 'Total weakness': Russian Federation fumes over Trump signing sanctions legislation

In July, North Korea conducted two tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles in violation of previous UN Security resolutions. North Korea has had a variety of sanctions imposed on it in recent decades. Earlier in the day، the UNSC voted unanimously in favor of a sanction package that is expected to slash Pyongyang's annual revenue by around $1 billion، or one-third.

Esteri UN Syria investigator Carla del Ponte quits over lack of political backing
Author: 0 UN Syria investigator Carla del Ponte quits over lack of political backing

Del Ponte was one of three members on the UN-appointed panel tasked with probing human rights violations in Syria, including chemical weapons attacks, torture of prisoners, and the targeting of hospitals. In May 2013, Del Ponte shocked the U.S. and European Union by asserting "strong suspicions" that rebels used sarin gas. But Del Ponte said that as long as the Security Council didn't put in place a special tribunal for war crimes in Syria, all commission reports were pointless.

Author: 0 Mueller asks White House for Flynn documents

Conway said. "The entire Russian Federation investigation is a hypothetical. But against whom is the real question". It is unclear whether Mueller has empaneled a new grand jury, or whether he is using an existing one. The President has threatened Mueller in an attempt at keeping the probe confined to the election. But Kellyanne Conway , a counselor to the president, dismissed the idea on Sunday that Trump would oust Robert Mueller ― without ruling it out entirely.

Esteri Trump planning to run for White House again in 2020
Author: 0 Trump planning to run for White House again in 2020

She dismissed a recent New York Times report that suggested uncertainty about Trump's plans for a second presidential bid in 2020. People just can't get over that election, George. Trump has repeatedly denied allegations of collusion, saying he is the victim of a political "witch hunt" and "fake news". Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), who is pushing one of the bills, said Sunday on "Fox News Sunday" that the legislation is aimed at preventing Trump from firing Mueller.

Esteri 'The type of propaganda you'd see in North Korea'
Author: 0 'The type of propaganda you'd see in North Korea'

In her video, McEnany touched on the Trump administration's newly-unveiled RAISE Act, rolled out on Wednesday. The Trump team has created the outlet as a means of communicating its spin on news directly with Americans, but has been likened to totalitarian propaganda by critics.

Esteri Mueller Looks at Whether Flynn Was Secretly Paid by Turkey
Author: 0 Mueller Looks at Whether Flynn Was Secretly Paid by Turkey

The president admitted on national television that he fired Comey in order to stop the investigation into Russian Federation. Instead, Kellyanne Conway went into a soft shoe routine and danced like she was in a 1950s MGM musical. While Mueller steps up his investigation into allegations of Russian interference in 2016 USA presidential election, Trump again angrily denied that his campaign team colluded with the Kremlin.

Esteri North Korea stays defiant in face of fresh UN sanctions
Author: 0 North Korea stays defiant in face of fresh UN sanctions

The sanctions will slash North Korea's annual export revenue of $3 billion by more than a third, according to a statement from the office of Nikki Haley, the U.S. "We are ready to see the North and South resume contacts soon", Wang said. The Council also designated several additional individuals for a travel ban and assets freeze, as well as designating entities for an assets freeze.

Esteri Senate Blocks Trump From Making Any Appointments During August Break
Author: 0 Senate Blocks Trump From Making Any Appointments During August Break

Senators were scheduled to be in town through next week, but staffers and senators predicted they would wrap up a few remaining agenda items and leave Washington early. Last year, the Senate used pro-forma sessions to keep then-President Barack Obama from filling a vacant seat on the Supreme Court. The Senate typically has to approve high-level appointments made by the president.

Esteri 3 key dates in the battle over Obamacare's subsidies
Author: 0 3 key dates in the battle over Obamacare's subsidies

Insurers are also concerned that President Trump will end subsidy payments to insurance companies that help low-income people afford health care. With the attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare in ruins in the Senate , President #Donald Trump is mulling what actions he can take on his own to address the dysfunction that the Affordable Care Act has wrought on the American health care system.

Author: 0 Political Communication in the Trump White House

Jim Justice mocked President Trump's former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus Thursday, saying that the president had replaced him with a chief of staff whose name voters can actually pronounce. While his stint in the White House certainly provides enough fuel for a film already, reports that Scaramucci's wife filed for divorce while nine months pregnant adds even more pathos to the possible arc of the film.

Esteri Small Fire Strikes Another Tower in the Dubai Marina
Author: 0 Small Fire Strikes Another Tower in the Dubai Marina

A small fire broke out a Dubai hotel on Monday, forcing guests and staff to leave, in the third such blaze in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) tourism and trade hub in less than a week. "No injuries were reported", Dubai Media Office‏ tweeted. It was the second time in 2 ฝ years that the more than 1,100-foot-tall (335 meters) tower has been ravaged by fire.

Author: 0 Khawaja Asif appointed Pakistan's new foreign minister

Khawaja Asif, earlier the defence minister in the Sharif government , has been appointed as the country's first full-time foreign minister since 2013. Sharif was replaced by a lawmaker from his party, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi , this week. The anxiously-awaited oath-taking ceremony earlier saw an unexpected postponement on Wednesday after the ruling PML-N's top leaders could not finalise the candidates to be inducted as cabinet members.

Esteri China set for smooth sailing on S. China Sea
Author: 0 China set for smooth sailing on S. China Sea

Critics of China have accused it of trying to divide ASEAN with strong-armed tactics and checkbook diplomacy, enticing smaller countries in the bloc such as Cambodia and Laos to support it. "It was a friendly, positive and very successful meeting", he said. Countries that have made competing claims over parts or all of the West Philippine Sea/South China Sea were the Philippines, China, Brunei, Malaysia, Vietnam and Taiwan.

Esteri United Nations approves new North Korea sanctions over missile tests
Author: 0 United Nations approves new North Korea sanctions over missile tests

And it would prohibit all new joint ventures with North Korean companies, and ban new foreign investment in existing joint ventures. North Korea has been under United Nations sanctions since 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programs and the Security Council has now ratcheted up the measures in response to five nuclear weapons tests and four long-range missile launches.

Esteri Trump fires White House communications director Scaramucci
Author: 0 Trump fires White House communications director Scaramucci

Scaramucci said the event would give him the opportunity to reach and communicate with the President's base. Scaramucci also vowed to get to the bottom of White House leaks, saying that he would fire everyone in the White House communications shop, with the exception of press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders , if he had to.

Esteri Thousands rally in Istanbul against Israel's Al-Aqsa mosque measures
Author: 0 Thousands rally in Istanbul against Israel's Al-Aqsa mosque measures

Newly installed railings, gates and scaffolding where cameras were previously mounted were removed from the entrance to the compound early on Thursday. "We will be able to offer prayers inside the compound", said Abdel-Azeem Salhab, director of the Islamic Waqf Council which administers al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

Esteri UN Security Council Agrees Harsher Sanctions Against N.Korea
Author: 0 UN Security Council Agrees Harsher Sanctions Against N.Korea

North Korea's nuclear programme is expected to be a major issue but there are no plans for a bilateral meeting between Mr Tillerson and the North Korean representative. The influential Global Times, published by the People's Daily, said it an editorial that the United States needed to curb its "moral arrogance over North Korea ".

Esteri China tells North Korea to stop nuclear tests
Author: 0 China tells North Korea to stop nuclear tests

China is providing a welcome boost to the global campaign to pressure North Korea to halt its missile and nuclear tests. The resolution also prevents North Korea from increasing the number of workers it sends overseas. "We commend Singapore, as the China-ASEAN coordinator, for playing a positive and constructive role in advancing relations", he said. BBC reports that Saturday's resolution banning North Korean exports and limiting investments in the country was passed unanimously.

Esteri UNSC adopts tougher sanctions on N Korea over missile launches
Author: 0 UNSC adopts tougher sanctions on N Korea over missile launches

The North Korean threat has not left us, it is rapidly growing more risky", US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the council. But the measure does not provide for cuts to oil deliveries as initially proposed by the United States - a move that would have dealt a serious blow to the North's economy.

Esteri S Korean foreign minister open to meeting N Korean counterpart
Author: 0 S Korean foreign minister open to meeting N Korean counterpart

The Chinese Minister called on North Korea not to violate UN Security Council resolutions any more, while urging the US and South Korea not to escalate tension on the peninsula. The diplomatic wrangling sought to build on the sweeping new North Korea sanctions passed by the U.N. Security Council a day earlier - the strongest in a generation, the US said.

Esteri Backed forces capture 55 pct of Syria's Raqqa
Author: 0 Backed forces capture 55 pct of Syria's Raqqa

The US-led coalition claims it uses phosphorus ammunition in Syria in accordance with global norms, taking precautions concerning civilians' presence. IS overran Raqqa in 2014, transforming it into the de-facto Syrian capital of its self-declared "caliphate", which it declared three years ago on June 29.

Esteri More than 90% of N. Korea's Trades Are with China
Author: 0 More than 90% of N. Korea's Trades Are with China

The article came days after Trump wrote a series of tweets saying he was "very disappointed" in China for not doing enough to stop North Korea's missile program. Tensions around North Korea have been particularly high over the recent months due to the country's numerous ballistic missile tests. She said the United States would certainly raise human rights with Philippine President Duterte's government.

Esteri Rex Tillerson expected to press Asian Countries on North Korean threat
Author: 0 Rex Tillerson expected to press Asian Countries on North Korean threat

China has also been critical of the United States' contribution to tension in the region by way of its deployment of an anti-missile system in South Korea . "It is time for North Korea to realize, we are not playing anymore", Haley said on Fox News's " Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo".

Esteri Damage and Injuries Reported as Possible Tornado Strikes Tulsa, Oklahoma
Author: 0 Damage and Injuries Reported as Possible Tornado Strikes Tulsa, Oklahoma

A tornado touched down about 1:30 a.m., according to reports. It was the first August tornado in Tulsa since 1958, Weather Chanel meteorologist Jonathan Erdman said. "There's a mall, there's a movie theater, a TGI Fridays", Meloy told the Associated Press. A reported 39 were hospitalized or treated for storm-related injuries.

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