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Hurricane Katia forms in Gulf off Mexico's coast

Hurricane Katia forms in Gulf off Mexico's coast

Hurricane Katia churned nearly 200 miles (322 km) off the Gulf coast of Mexico on Wednesday evening before an expected turn towards land that could dump heavy rain on eastern states in the coming days, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said .


Hurricane Irma Turned the Virgin Islands From Green to Brown

Hurricane Irma Turned the Virgin Islands From Green to Brown

The storm, which killed at least 28 people in the Caribbean and at least one man in Florida, did not lead to reported fatalities in Cuba, which carried out a major evacuation effort prior to the storm. He was set to travel on to Sint Eustatius, which suffered severe damage. "This is a very big consular crisis and I am confident we are doing everything we possibly can to help British nationals", he said, on Monday.


UN Security Council Unanimously Steps Up North Korea Sanctions

UN Security Council Unanimously Steps Up North Korea Sanctions

North Korea vowed the United States would face "pain and suffering" if the United Nations approved tough new sanctions on the volatile regime Monday, with Pyongyang's threat coming even as Russian Federation and China worked to lessen the severity of the UN package and pushed for talks to solve the nuclear crisis.



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Kim Hyun-Wook of Seoul's Korea National Diplomatic Academy, predicted: "The sanctions will only provide North Korea with an excuse for further provocations, such as an ICBM launch". The UN has adopted multiple resolutions against North Korea since its first nuclear test explosion in 2006, banning it from arms trading and curbing exports of commodities it heavily relies on for revenue.


Chainsaw-wielding nun clears debris from Irma

Chainsaw-wielding nun clears debris from Irma

An off-duty Miami-Dade police officer stopped in his tracks to shoot video of Sister Ann in action. The Miami-Dade Police Department recorded a video of her assistance, which now has gone viral online. However, Sister Margaret told the officer that it would take too long, and it needed to be done now. Tuesday's guest said she does not know when her school will reopen, as the air conditioner was damaged during the hurricane.


North Korea issues threat ahead of United Nations sanctions vote

North Korea issues threat ahead of United Nations sanctions vote

In reaction, the Security Council agreed to target North Korea's trade and fuel imports. The North says it needs nuclear arms to protect itself, but the USA has accused the country of " begging for war ". US President Donald Trump said the move was nothing compared to what would have to happen to deal with North Korea . Speaking to Fox News shortly after the nuclear test, Mnuchin had said he would prepare new sanctions to cut off all North Korean trade with other countries.