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Further THAAD launchers to be moved to S. Korean site Thursday: residents

Further THAAD launchers to be moved to S. Korean site Thursday: residents

And, at a Conference on Disarmament in Geneva on Tuesday, North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations called Sunday's nuclear test a "gift package" for the U.S. Putin, speaking at the close of the BRICs summit in China on Tuesday, warned against "military hysteria" in solving the Korean crisis, claiming it could lead to a "global catastrophe with a lot of victims".


Russian Federation says its oil supplies to North Korea are negligible

Russian Federation says its oil supplies to North Korea are negligible

Even so, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-hwa said Tuesday that her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi told her that Beijing is open to additional sanctions. North Korea's July 4 launch. "Many conservatives are satisfied with the shifting direction, said Shin Beom-chul, an expert on North Korea and defence at the government-run Korea National Diplomatic Academy in Seoul ".


Tropical Storm Jose expected to become hurricane

Tropical Storm Jose expected to become hurricane

Tropical Storm Katia is over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico about 135 miles east-southeast of Tampico, Mexico , the hurricane center said . Hurricane warnings were in effect along Mexico's Gulf Coast from Cabo Rojo to Laguna Verde.


US Senate passes Harvey aid package, extends debt limit

US Senate passes Harvey aid package, extends debt limit

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had wanted to raise the debt ceiling through the 2018 midterm congressional elections but Democrats knew that would "destroy any negotiations leverage that we would have" over the coming months, Pelosi told reporters on Thursday.


'Everybody wants this unsafe situation resolved' - Turnbull on Trump's North Korea call

'Everybody wants this unsafe situation resolved' - Turnbull on Trump's North Korea call

A US-drafted resolution obtained by AFP also called for banning textile exports and ending payments made to North Korean labourers sent overseas, further depriving the regime of revenue to pursue its military programs. The call comes after North Korea was observed moving what appeared to be an ICBM towards its west coast, where it has launch facilities. It was preceded by two intercontinental ballistic missile tests in July, leaving experts to believe it is only a matter of time before North ...


Miami Dolphins to practice in California next week before Chargers game

Miami Dolphins to practice in California next week before Chargers game

Another issue that might force the Dolphins to head to West Virginia is if post-Hurricane Irma inspection of the team's facility shows significant damage. Irma is expected to reach the Jacksonville area early Monday. If he's right that means the Hurricanes' annual matchup with Florida State might get rescheduled.