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North Korea: Quake detected but China, South Korea divided on cause

Los Angeles Times reported in 1998, "Clinton has just pulled out of his pocket for North Korea", and he "decided to spend as much as $15 million for North Korean fuel oil, beyond the $35 million already authorized by Congress this year". "A key method is to look at the seismic waves or seismic acoustic waves and the latter can be detected in the case of a man-made quake", said the South Korean official, who asked for anonymity.



North Korea quakes 'may be test aftershocks'

China's official Xinhua news agency said the epicentre was roughly at the same place as a similar shallow quake on September 3, which turned out to be caused by North Korea's sixth and largest nuclear test. Moon may have been making his own personal appeal to Trump by quoting former U.S. President Ronald Reagan, one of Trump's heroes. Tensions have continued to rise around the Korean Peninsula since Pyongyang carried out its sixth nuclear test, prompting a new round of United Nations ...


Another quake rocks southern Mexico

Another quake rocks southern Mexico

More than half the dead - 167 - perished in the capital, while another 73 died in the state of Morelos, 45 in Puebla, 13 in Mexico State, six in Guerrero and one in Oaxaca. At the site of an office building that collapsed Tuesday and where an around-the-clock search for survivors was still ongoing, rescuers briefly evacuated from atop the pile of rubble after the morning quake before returning to work.



South Korean leader urges North Korea to abandon weapons and pursue dialogue

They believe the activity was the result of a natural quake. The larger one had a 3.4 magnitude, the group's initial assessment found, which is much smaller than anything declared as a nuclear test in previous years. The latest test was followed by a second magnitude 4.1 quake that experts said could have been caused by landslides or a tunnel collapsing after the explosion.


Sen. Susan Collins 'Leaning Against' Supporting Graham-Cassidy Obamacare Repeal Bill

Sen. Susan Collins 'Leaning Against' Supporting Graham-Cassidy Obamacare Repeal Bill

She says she's recently introduced a bill called the Home Health Planning Act. Add McCain and Kentucky's Rand Paul who have now firmly come out against the bill, it becomes impossible for the GOP to get to 50. The Graham-Cassidy bill would not erase the ACA's protections preventing insurance companies from outright denying coverage to those with preexisting conditions, but it could allow for more expensive premiums .


Millions could be left uninsured under Obamacare repeal bill

Millions could be left uninsured under Obamacare repeal bill

Sen. John McCain announced his opposition Friday to Republican colleagues' last-ditch ObamaCare overhaul bill, dealing a major blow to GOP leaders' push to pass repeal legislation under President Trump. "I know Rand Paul and I think he may find a way to get there for the good of the Party!" Bill Cassidy , would bring sweeping changes to the current system.