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Deir Ezzor City Slowly Returning to Normalcy after Terror Siege

Deir Ezzor City Slowly Returning to Normalcy after Terror Siege

The strikes follow three days of deadly suspected Russian raids in Deir Ezzor province that have killed dozens of civilians, according to the Observatory. Fighters from the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces on Saturday announced a separate offensive to capture IS territory east of the Euphrates river, which slices diagonally across Deir Ezzor province.


United Nations unanimously backs new sanctions on North Korea

United Nations unanimously backs new sanctions on North Korea

China's official data show that its exports to North Korea of petroleum products, including gasoline and light oil but excluding crude oil, fell 75 percent in three months through July from a year earlier to about 19,700 tons. Among the provisions that were in a draft proposal, but not the final resolution were a total oil embargo and a freeze on the assets of both North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the national airline .


US Will 'Suffer Greatest Pain' Over Sanctions

US Will 'Suffer Greatest Pain' Over Sanctions

Trump said it was "nice" to get a 15-0 vote at the United Nations. The U.N. Security Council on Monday unanimously approved new sanctions on North Korea, but not the toughest-ever measures sought by the Trump administration to ban all oil imports and freeze worldwide assets of the government and its leader, Kim Jong Un .


Feds say lack of airstrips, infrastructure slowed hurricane evacuations

Feds say lack of airstrips, infrastructure slowed hurricane evacuations

Fitzpatrick says the workers were allowed to disembark, but airport and civil aviation authorities wouldn't allow Air Canada to board the passengers, who had been waiting at the airport. Freeland, her government under siege from critics who say it has been slow to help, said the federal government is doing everything in its power to bring its citizens to safety and that she personally won't rest until the job is done.


United Kingdom's Brexit Bill passes first Parliamentary test

United Kingdom's Brexit Bill passes first Parliamentary test

In a statement, Prime Minister Theresa May said that parliament had taken a "historic" decision. She has made the repeal bill the centrepiece of her legislative agenda for the next two years, saying it will "provide certainty for individuals and businesses" during the Brexit process.