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People US Hits North Korea on Coal, Oil, and ... Statues
Author: 0 US Hits North Korea on Coal, Oil, and ... Statues

China bristled at the move, saying it opposes unilateral sanctions outside the framework of the U.N. Security Council, and especially another country's "long-arm jurisdiction" over its entities and individuals, according to Reuters . "It is unacceptable for individuals and companies in China, Russia, and elsewhere to enable North Korea to generate income used to develop weapons of mass destruction and destabilise the region", US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in an announcement.

People Iraqi forces gain ground on ISIL in Tal Afar offensive
Author: 0 Iraqi forces gain ground on ISIL in Tal Afar offensive

Brigadier General Andrew Croft, responsible for coalition air operations over Iraq, said that between 10,000 and 20,000 civilians remained in Tal Afar. But Mattis declined to make any predictions on the battle. "ISIS's days are certainly numbered, but it's not over yet and it's not going to be over anytime soon", he said.

People Trump Looks At The Sun During Full Solar Eclipse Despite Shouted Warning
Author: 0 Trump Looks At The Sun During Full Solar Eclipse Despite Shouted Warning

According to NASA , the special eclipse glasses - or some sort of other filtered viewer - were necessary to avoid eye damage when looking directly at the sun . When I saw the photographs of the degenerate billionaire staring at the eclipse without proper eyewear, I grumbled to myself: Dear God, why didn't you blind the bastard? Viewing the solar eclipse was a family affair for President Donald Trump Monday afternoon.

People Morrissey announces new album,
Author: 0 Morrissey announces new album, "Low in High-School"

Get ready for more Morrissey . Mozzer's new album , which follows-up 2014's World Peace Is None Of Your Business , was recorded at Framnce's La Fabrique Studios and Rome's Ennio Morricone's Forum Studios. The 58-year-old singer helped create the concept of alternative rock as the frontman of The Smiths in the 1980s, taking a role akin to a literary figure with his poetic takes on life's injustices and disappointments on albums such as The Queen is Dead and Meat is Murder .

People Thousands counter-protest 'free speech rally' in Boston
Author: 0 Thousands counter-protest 'free speech rally' in Boston

He described counter-protesters as being divided into three categories: Those who came out for the rally , those who came to protest it and those who wanted to start some trouble. Although Boston police said at one point rocks and bottles filled with urine were thrown at officers , they told media at a press conference that some 40,000 people had attended the protests and remained largely peaceful.

People Slight improvement in BPS state test scores
Author: 0 Slight improvement in BPS state test scores

But Elia pointed out the district is working on teacher training. The union called for the state to repeal the teacher evaluation law, which is still on the books but there is a moratorium in place to prohibit using student test scores to rate teachers until 2019.

Author: 0 Trump trolled for staring at eclipse without eye protection

This has not happened in the country since 1979. The next solar eclipse over the continent will be in 2024. If you looked briefly without protection - he described it as a "fraction of a second" - likewise, you should be fine. There's literally only one rule with eclipses: Don't look at the sun during them. It is recommended to use special solar filters or handheld solar viewers for safety.

People Why the USA issued new travel warnings for Mexico
Author: 0 Why the USA issued new travel warnings for Mexico

The warning said Americans have been victims of violent crimes, such as murder, kidnapping, carjacking and robbery in several Mexican states. Previous warnings hadn't included. To see the full list of Mexican states and their corresponding advisories, go here . The same goes for the states of Hidalgo, Campeche, Tlaxcala, Yucatan, Tabasco, Queretaro, Puebla and Guanajuato.

People Pro-Trump rallies move online, where trolls are king
Author: 0 Pro-Trump rallies move online, where trolls are king

Organization replacing 67 rallies across 36 states with a day dedicated to patriotic action. ACT For America is a pro-Trump organization that "focuses on educating, engaging, and mobilizing citizens and elected officials to impact legislative outcomes to protect America", according to its website.

People Greenville North State opens 2017 Little League World Series with flawless game
Author: 0 Greenville North State opens 2017 Little League World Series with flawless game

They play again Sunday afternoon at 2 against the West. The game was stopped after five innings by Little League's 10-run "mercy rule". North State, dressed in yellow jerseys defeated the team from California, 16-0. North Carolina's defense was solid behind their pitchers, committing no errors on the big stage. They followed up their ideal game against South Dakota with a no-hitter against California.

People Woodbury Common agrees to drop NY trade restrictions
Author: 0 Woodbury Common agrees to drop NY trade restrictions

The company didn't deny or admit to wrongdoing, the statement said. Simon Property Group agreed to pay the state $945,000 and revise existing leases that deterred retailers from opening additional outlet stores, the Wall Street Journal reported.

People US-South Korea set for divisive military drills — BBCI
Author: 0 US-South Korea set for divisive military drills — BBCI

On one hand, there is a deluge of urgent headlines: Analysts and pundits expound North Korea's latest motives, serving up their newest estimates on its weapons capabilities. Next week's start of annual U.S. "If South Korea really wants no war on the Korean Peninsula, it should try to stop this military exercise". But his efforts have been met with a string of threats and missile tests as the North works to build nuclear-armed missiles that can reach the USA mainland.

People Bihar Floods: Death Toll Rises to 341, Over 7 Lakh Evacuated
Author: 0 Bihar Floods: Death Toll Rises to 341, Over 7 Lakh Evacuated

As many as 2,688 villages are still inundated. Death toll increases to 69, 20 lakh people knock in 24 districts:- With crisp surge related passings detailed from crosswise over Uttar Pradesh, the loss of life in the present rush of surges has ascended to 69.

People Shahabuddin got Bihar journalist killed: CBI
Author: 0 Shahabuddin got Bihar journalist killed: CBI

The CBI, which filed its charge sheet on Tuesday in the court of Justice Anupam Kumari, has slapped Sections 302, 120 (B) and 27 Arms Act on Shahabuddin and his six other associates. "The CBI team told the court that it had enough evidence against Shahabuddin and other accused", Sinha said. "But the CBI does not have a strong case as it has several missing links".

People Secret Service can't pay agents thanks to Trump's frequent travels
Author: 0 Secret Service can't pay agents thanks to Trump's frequent travels

While the agency recently went through a hiring blitz of 800 agents and uniformed officers this past year, many also left the Secret Service , leaving the agency with a net gain of 300, USA Today reported. It is estimated that President Trump's weekend trips to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida cost the taxpayer $3 million each. That still would not cover all of the overtime which needs to be paid to Secret Service agents for work already done.

Author: 0 Charlottesville Mayor calls for removal of Lee statue

Recent polls show that some 62 percent of Americans support preserving the monuments as historic symbols, and 67 percent of Republicans approve of Trump's statement on Charlottesville. President Donald Trump walks out of Air Force One upon his arrival at Hagerstown Regional Airport in Hagerstown, Md., Aug. 18, 2017. "Because of the manner in which you have handled the Charlottesville tragedy you are now receiving praise from some of the most racist and hate-filled individuals and groups in ...

People Feds pare back demands for data from anti-Trump protest site
Author: 0 Feds pare back demands for data from anti-Trump protest site

Earlier this month, DreamHost revealed that the DOJ demanded the logs of visitors to DisruptJ20, an anti-Trump website it hosts. A request sent to DreamHost for comment was not immediately returned. DreamHost's arguments, made in a court filing last week, largely centered on the claim that forcing a company to turn over broad data about people who visited a political website would run afoul of the First Amendment.

Author: 0 Sharifs fail to appear before NAB, again

The larger bench also directed the NAB to decide the cases within six months. The former prime minister decided not to appear before the NAB team till Nawaz's petition seeking a review of the Supreme Court's verdict that disqualified him from office is decided.

People Paul Ryan recounts 'emotional' phone call with Steve Scalise
Author: 0 Paul Ryan recounts 'emotional' phone call with Steve Scalise

He's going to recover but it was a pretty bad shot. Ryan said Scalise has moved out of the ICU, and into a rehab facility to begin his road to recovery. During the town hall, Ryan questioned what Scalise did to warrant an assassination attempt. According to a Scalise aide who was on the call, Scalise told fellow Republican congressmen that, for now, he is focused on his recovery and he will heed his doctors' advice on when he can return to his role as whip.

People Rain, Thunderstorms Possible For Chicago Area
Author: 0 Rain, Thunderstorms Possible For Chicago Area

Southeasterly winds could gust as high as 26 miles per hour, weather forecasters calculate. The high temperature will be around 84 degrees on Tuesday. Much cooler and drier air will pour into the region, and that will set us up for some fantastic weather Thursday through the weekend ahead. Showers, thunderstorms and high temperatures in the mid 80s are in the forecast today for Auburn and Cayuga County.

People Venezuela-US relations at 'worst moment — Maduro
Author: 0 Venezuela-US relations at 'worst moment — Maduro

Earlier, the Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said that Ortega was "under government protection" and stated that Bogot? would grant her asylum if asked to do so. An opposition politician, Roberto Enriquez , also has taken refuge at the embassy but he was not among the five granted asylum. It also has signaled its intention to go after government opponents it deems responsible for months of street protests against Maduro.

People Army-Navy to play 5 of next 6 times in Philadelphia
Author: 0 Army-Navy to play 5 of next 6 times in Philadelphia

Some players in the game that would've been alive would've been just a couple years old, and wouldn't remember anything about that day. The game usually draws a sellout crowd, and city organizers estimate an economic impact of more than $30 million.

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