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No point in UN Security Council emergency session with no results

No point in UN Security Council emergency session with no results

Current UN resolutions bar North Korea from developing any ballistic missile-related and nuclear technology, but Pyongyang has defiantly pressed on with its military programs. "It will req an intl solution", she said. The first missile, which was tested July 4, flew far enough to reach Alaska or Hawaii. After the test, President Trump raged at China on Twitter, telling it to crack down on Kim Jong Un.



Police raids 'disrupt' terror plot to target aircraft: Aus PM

Four men were taken into custody after the raids, with police alleging that they uncovered a plot to "take down" a passenger plane with an improvised explosive device. Airline passengers have meanwhile been asked to arrive at least two hours early for domestic flights and three hours for global routes, and to limit their baggage.


US Vice President Begins Baltic Tour in Estonia

US Vice President Begins Baltic Tour in Estonia

Pence explained that he was sent to Eastern Europe with a simple message: " America first doesn't mean America alone". President Donald Trump campaigned heavily on the message of "America first", which has influenced his politics after moving into the Oval Office.


Nine hurt as vehicle plows into a crowd in Los Angeles

Nine hurt as vehicle plows into a crowd in Los Angeles

Initial reports suggested seven people had been injured but the figure has since been scaled down to six. A witness to the crash told The Associated Press the van jumped a curb and careened into a group of people eating outside The Fish Spot restaurant in the city's Mid-Wilshire neighborhood.


Trump may let Sessions stay, for now

Trump may let Sessions stay, for now

The president later tweeted that Sessions had "taken a very weak position" in investigating his former presidential rival Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state. Sessions has remained largely silent in response but, in an interview with Fox News during a visit to El Salvador, he admitted to being stung by the president's comments.


United States senator McCain brings down Republican healthcare replacement bill

United States senator McCain brings down Republican healthcare replacement bill

One of the leading Senate champions of Obamcare repeal , Cruz warned of the political consequences for Republicans who have been promising for seven years to overturn former President Barack Obama's signature law. The Senate's Democratic leader, Chuck Schumer of NY, cautioned such a step, saying it would make health care more expensive. Republicans not only killed efforts to dismantle Obamacare, but also joined Democrats in supporting a new sanctions regime against Russian ...