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Trump hints at pulling out of free trade deal with South Korea

Trump hints at pulling out of free trade deal with South Korea Leaving the bilateral trade agreement, which was signed in 2007 and implemented in 2012, could lead to large tariffs on those goods, increasing the cost to US consumers. Meanwhile, South Korea's trade surplus to the USA plummeted in the first half of the year, casting doubt on Trump's claim that the deal delivered economic losses to United States trade. [Full Article...]

Iowa Volunteers Helping in Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Iowa Volunteers Helping in Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey Fogo De Chao , the Brazilian steakhouse with a location in New York City will donate $10.00 for every adult entrée purchased on Monday, September 4th to the Houston Food Bank . If you'd like to join the queue to donate via text, reply CONTINUE now. But he says perhaps the most important skill they bring in the initial aftermath of a disaster is the ability to comfort and listen. [Full Article...]

Lewis gives winnings to Houston

Lewis gives winnings to Houston It was one that I just felt like I could make a lot of birdies. "That's unbelievable", she said. "We have a major coming up soon, so I think..." She rebounded with a long birdie putt from the fringe on the par-4 18th. "It's great. It's very great experience". But the 32-year-old finally got over the line to lift the 12th LPGA title of her stellar career, and she is projected to jump to fif... [Full Article...]

UK Urges China to Contain North Korea

North Korea threatened "thousands-fold" revenge on the USA after these sanctions were announced. Their talks in the Japanese capital come two days after Pyongyang fired a missile that travelled over Japan's northern island of Hokkaido and plunged into the Pacific Ocean. [Full Article...]

Condoleezza Rice: Trump right to paint 'bleak picture' of North Korea

Condoleezza Rice: Trump right to paint 'bleak picture' of North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday threatened to cut off all trade with countries doing business with North Korea , which conducted its sixth nuclear test earlier in the day. South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, has argued for continuing dialogue with its neighbor over its nuclear program, while also supporting worldwide sanctions. [Full Article...]

Smoke seen pouring from Russian consulate in San Francisco

Smoke seen pouring from Russian consulate in San Francisco The ministry said in a statement Saturday that the US has threatened to "break down the entrance door" to its trade mission office in D.C. Not true, said a senior State Department official, adding that US officials had joined Russian Embassy personnel for walkthroughs of the three buildings. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Harvey lashing Louisiana exactly 12 years after Katrina

Tropical Storm Harvey lashing Louisiana exactly 12 years after Katrina The storm is expected to dump an additional 7 to 13 inches of rain through Friday over the upper Texas coast and into southwestern Louisiana . "We've got a long way to go". "There's plenty of puddling and stuff already", he said, "so I just assume that we're probably going to get a taste of what we had a couple weeks ago". [Full Article...]

May, Abe pledge to increase pressure on North Korea

May, Abe pledge to increase pressure on North Korea The next general election is not scheduled to take place until May 2022, by which point Mrs May - if she stayed in Downing Street - would have been PM for almost six years. Boris Johnson insists May has his "undivided backing" . On an official visit to Nigeria, Mr Johnson said Mrs May was "ideally placed" to deliver Brexit and he was "here to support her". [Full Article...]

Trump Says He's Looking Into Future of South Korea Trade Accord

Trump Says He's Looking Into Future of South Korea Trade Accord It came as US and South Korean forces were nearing the end of the 10-day annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian joint exercises, which the North regards as a rehearsal for invasion. Trump, asked during a trip to the Gulf Coast on Saturday whether he was talking with his advisers about the trade deal, said: "I am". "At first sight, this looks very much like an apartment unit that belongs to a North Korean... [Full Article...]

Flavor Flav Is Suing Chuck D In A Royalties Dispute

Flavor Flav Is Suing Chuck D In A Royalties Dispute The hip-hop icons recently released an album 'Nothing is Quick in the Desert' , but it seems that the man with the giant clock - whose real name is William J. Flav's lawsuit claims that he and Chuck D , real name Carlton Ridenhour, had agreed that any profits that arise from the group's name would be shared equally between them. [Full Article...]

MoS Ashwini Kumar Choubey cut his political teeth during Emergency

MoS Ashwini Kumar Choubey cut his political teeth during Emergency He also went on to study at the RVB Delft University in Netherlands. RK Singh was one of the officers chosen to stop Advani's rath yatra. The 1975 batch IAS officer joined the BJP after his retirement in 2013. He hails from the Scheduled Caste community and hold a masters degree in economics and a PhD in child labour. There was no indication as to the changes being made at the cabinet level amid... [Full Article...]

U.S. flies bombers, fighters in show of force against North Korea

U.S. flies bombers, fighters in show of force against North Korea US President Donald Trump has warned North Korea it would face "fire and fury" if it threatened the United States and that the military was "locked and loaded" in case of any provocation. It denounced the joint exercises in traditionally robust fashion. Japan's U.N. Ambassador Koro Bessho said Tokyo would now like a "strong resolution" on North Korea. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson condemns 'reckless' North Korean nuclear test

Boris Johnson condemns 'reckless' North Korean nuclear test The missile defense systems are created to defend USA territory or that of an ally from incoming missiles. The test comes amid heightened tensions between North Korea and the US. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation secretary general Jens Stoltenberg condemned the test as "yet another flagrant violation" of multiple UN Security Council resolutions. [Full Article...]

UK, Japan urge Chinese pressure on North Korea

I think they are a key player in this. "May's Conservative party lost many seats, turning her into a vulnerable prime minister", argued an editorial in the newspaper's Chinese-language edition. Her announcement followed reports that she was preparing to stand down when Britain leaves the European Union in 2019. May said Japanese investment after Britain's vote to leave the European Union w... [Full Article...]

US Order Closing of a Russian consulate

US Order Closing of a Russian consulate The score-settling that started in December is the broadest involving the two countries' foreign outposts since 1986, when the United States and the Soviet Union expelled dozens of each other's diplomats. December 30: Russian President Vladimir Putin chooses not to retaliate against the USA - hoping to wait and see what direction then-President-elect Donald Trump will take. [Full Article...]

US Treasury Department to Present to Trump New Sanctions Against North Korea

US Treasury Department to Present to Trump New Sanctions Against North Korea The Treasury Secretary on Sunday urged Congress to "put politics aside" and link a Harvey relief package with legislation to raise the debt ceiling to ensure that billions in aid get to the storm-ravaged victims as quickly as possible. "I think everyone wants a clean supplemental", Bossert told reporters. The nuclear weapon test on Sunday was the sixth-ever for North Korea, and the first since T... [Full Article...]

UK, Japan to hike pace of sanctions against N Korea: May

UK, Japan to hike pace of sanctions against N Korea: May South Korea is known to pushing to raise this ceiling to over one ton rather than seeking a longer range. On Saturday, Trump also talked to his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in and discussed a coordinated response to deal with the "destabilising and escalatory behaviour" of North Korea . [Full Article...]

Nine new ministers take oath for Modi cabinet

Nine new ministers take oath for Modi cabinet Induction of Kannanthanam, who is a practicing advocate, into the NDA cabinet is widely seen as a move of the BJP to make inroads in the Christian belt in the state. Ex-power minister been given the Railway Ministry Ex-power minister been given the Railway Ministry from Suresh Prabhu . Shekhawat represents Jodhpur seat in the Lower House. [Full Article...]

North Korea faces more sanctions

North Korea faces more sanctions They all have a deep interest in finding a long-term settlement of the persisting North Korean question rather than having to deal with its perpetual escalation under this young leader, who has carried out 80 missile and nuclear tests in the last six years. [Full Article...]

Japanese princess to Wednesday commoner

Japanese princess to Wednesday commoner Princess Mako has a master's degree from the UK's University of Leicester and is now a researcher at a museum. Princess Mako and Komuro graduated from ICU in 2014. People in Japan watched news of the announcement on a street monitor (pictured). Komuro is also 25 years old. Mako and Komuro, both 25, expressed great joy over the engagement and Emperor Akihito's approval, during a press confere... [Full Article...]


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