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North Korea says to take 'corresponding measures' if United Nations adopts sanctions

North Korea says to take 'corresponding measures' if United Nations adopts sanctions

Word of the sanctions plan comes as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley seeks to overcome resistance from China and Russian Federation to a UN Security Council resolution imposing stiffer worldwide sanctions on Pyongyang. "What China enforces is United Nations resolutions, not the domestic law of certain countries". According to sources who spoke to the Mainichi, North Koreans face growing limits to financial activity in China.


Afghan civilians continue to suffer in 'ugly war'

Afghan civilians continue to suffer in 'ugly war'

At 67 per cent of the total, the highest number of casualties, 1,141 deaths and 2,348 injuries, was caused by anti-government forces, mainly the Taliban. "Each one of these casualty figures reflects a broken family, unimaginable trauma and suffering, and the brutal violation of people's human rights". Taliban spokesperson Zabihullad Mujahid said that the report failed take into account alleged atrocities committed by the US and Afghan government outside of civilian deaths and injuries.



Qatar hits out at UAE over government websites 'hack'

However, the remarks were reported across the region and caused a stir. Two weeks later, the four countries cut all links with Qatar over its alleged support for terrorism and relations with Iran . "What is true is Qatar's behaviour". Earlier Monday, the Washington Post reported that USA intelligence had evidence proving that the United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of the QNA, citing unnamed intelligence sources.


Sean Spicer defends the Trumps' overseas production during 'Made in America' week

Sean Spicer defends the Trumps' overseas production during 'Made in America' week

Questions about Trump products' creation and assembly overseas have dogged the businessman-turned-president since first announcing his "America First" ambitions at the launch of his candidacy for president over two years ago. "And when that product is sold by them to us, we brilliantly charge them nothing", Trump said, with a tinge of sarcasm. "For too long our government has forgotten the American worker".


Amarillo Gas Prices Rise a Nickel, Average $2/g

Amarillo Gas Prices Rise a Nickel, Average $2/g

The lowest prices were seen in Tampa, where the average cost of a gallon of gas was running at $2.01. Find out which states have the cheapest fuel, according to AAA gas data from Monday, Dec. $2.36 per gallon in 2016, $2.92 per gallon in 2015, $3.89 per gallon in 2014, $3.88 per gallon in 2013 and $3.69 per gallon in 2012. "Oil prices, after sagging to close the month of June, had started July by surging, only to let up shortly after".


Former Balch Springs Cop Indicted for Murder in Death of Jordan Edwards

Former Balch Springs Cop Indicted for Murder in Death of Jordan Edwards

Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson told reporters justice would continue to be served throughout the upcoming trial. In addition to being indicted for Edwards' murder , Oliver also faces four counts of aggravated assault - one for each teenager who was riding in the vehicle.