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Mattis turns up heat on North Korea and China

Mattis turns up heat on North Korea and China

The UN Security Council first imposed sanctions on Pyongyang in 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programs and has ratcheted up the measures in response to five nuclear tests and two long-range missile launches. Diplomats said it appeared China was still only likely to consider additional strong new United Nations sanctions measures, such as an oil embargo, a ban on Pyongyang's airline or tougher economic sanctions, if North Korea conducted a long-range missile launch or another ...


Kabul bomb witness: 'Explosions are happening every day here'

Kabul bomb witness: 'Explosions are happening every day here'

The explosives were hidden in a tanker truck used to clean out septic systems, said Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the interior minister. The trucks are common in Kabul , a city of almost four million people with no sewage system that mostly depends on septic tanks, and where open sewers are common.



London Bridge attackers planned to use 7.5 tonne truck

The first man, 27, was detained on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts, while the second, 33, was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs. It was also revealed that petrol bombs were discovered in the van, while a copy of the Koran open at a page "describing martyrdom" was found in the east London bolthole where the three plotted the attack.


Sturgeon says will work to keep UK Conservatives out of power

Sturgeon says will work to keep UK Conservatives out of power

In Scotland , we've produced the most pluralist election result in half a century. He said: "Thanks again to everyone who helped the campaign". Lloyd said: 'There is a curious mixture of satisfaction that the independence referendum is probably further away and the downside it brings to people's minds, which personally I think it's affecting the economy were not growing at the rate that the rest of the United Kingdom'.



May meets with Queen to form coalition government with Northern Ireland's DUP

With 649 of 650 seats in the House of Commons declared, the Conservatives had 318 - short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority. Referring to the "strong relationship" she had with the DUP but giving little detail of how their arrangement might work, she said she meant to form a government which could "provide certainty and lead Britain forward at this critical time for our country".


Trump won't say if Comey conversations were taped

Trump won't say if Comey conversations were taped

But at least one committee source said they were confident, after listening to Comey's testimony, that they would find a way to get Comey's memos and work side-by-side with Mueller's probe. Fired FBI director tells the United States on live TV there's no doubt the Russians interfered in last year's election. Trump allegedly injected himself into the Flynn scandal after he fired him.