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China to limit oil supplies to North Korea

China to limit oil supplies to North Korea U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that banks doing business in North Korea would not be allowed to also operate in the United States under a new sanctions order aimed at thwarting Pyongyang's nuclear and missiles program. [Full Article...]

Suspicious Earthquake Hits Near North Korea's Nuclear Test Site

Suspicious Earthquake Hits Near North Korea's Nuclear Test Site The US Geological Survey (USGS) said that it detected a magnitude 3.5 quake in the area of previous North Korean nuclear tests, but that it was unable to confirm whether the event was natural . "The quake is presumed to have occurred naturally", an agency official said, according to South Korea's Yonhap news agency. "The waves we have detected from the latest quake have a similar pattern to tha... [Full Article...]

'No magic fix' on North Korea, expert says

'No magic fix' on North Korea, expert says South Korea's government said it was the first such direct address to the world by any North Korean leader. The North Korean dictator, whose nation has ramped up its ballistic missile tests in recent weeks and recently tested its most powerful nuclear device to date, called Trump's speech "unprecedented rude nonsense" for which the president will "pay dearly". [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un calls Trump 'mentally deranged'

Kim Jong-un's rhetorical flourish might seem like an outlandish tongue-lashing of the U.S. leader, but it is rather tame compared to the florid language normally deployed by Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency, which is peppered with flamboyant, imaginative and often antiquated language. [Full Article...]

Chelsea Handler Suggests Trading Trump for 'More Sane' Kim Jong Un

Chelsea Handler Suggests Trading Trump for 'More Sane' Kim Jong Un North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho, in NY for the U.N. General Assembly, said Thursday evening that his country could detonate a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean, but also told reporters , "We have no idea about what actions could be taken, as it will be ordered by leader Kim Jong Un ". [Full Article...]

HR McMaster: Iran nuke deal is 'fundamentally flawed'

HR McMaster: Iran nuke deal is 'fundamentally flawed' In a dismissive jab at Trump he said , "It will be a great pity if this agreement were to be destroyed by rogue newcomers to the world of politics". So you know, we were asking the president Hassan Rouhani about this, and he said, look; these are things that were negotiated over a long period of time. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un, taking on Trump, makes it personal

Kim Jong Un, taking on Trump, makes it personal A handful of North Korea analysts believe that this is the first time Kim Jong Un has ever released a first-person statement. In recent months, it has twice tested intercontinental ballistic missiles that could conceivably target the USA mainland if perfected, launched two intermediate-range missiles that went soaring over US ally Japan, and carried out its sixth and most powerful nuclear test... [Full Article...]

Trump says putting more sanctions on North Korea

Trump says putting more sanctions on North Korea Jong Un's ominous, at times rambling, retort threatens to make Trump " pay dearly " for his remarks. Hours later, Kim branded him as " deranged " and warned that he will "pay dearly" for his threat to " totally destroy " the North if it attacks USA interests. [Full Article...]

Blue Jays look to play spoilers against Yankees

Blue Jays look to play spoilers against Yankees Things only grew worse for Tanaka, who gave up a long, go-ahead solo homer to rookie Teoscar Hernandez in the third. Because... well, because baseball, you know? At the time of Martin's homer, he was 1-for-12 against Tanaka. The 10 hits with the sacs full ties him with Carlos Delgado for most in a single season. "He hung an 0-2 pitch". "I've never hit a ball out of the infield off Tanaka, much l... [Full Article...]

China FM tells United Nations talks 'only way' on NKorea

China FM tells United Nations talks 'only way' on NKorea Lavrov said that he had asked US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to provide proof that the Kremlin had covertly intervened to support Donald Trump's campaign. The wealthy bloc agreed to a ban on investments in North Korea and European Union exports of oil to the regime, diplomatic sources said in Brussels. KELEMEN: Abe is praising Trump for standing tough on North Korea. [Full Article...]

Two officers shot in New Haven, Conn., standoff

Two officers shot in New Haven, Conn., standoff Authorities say both officers are expected to be OK. Hartman says the officers, identified as Eric Pesino and Scott Shumway, sustained injuries to the arm that aren't considered life-threatening. As of 1:45 p.m. negotiators had been unsuccessful in reaching the suspect to communicate by phone and were planning to try a loudspeaker system. Officers are using several methods to make contact with h... [Full Article...]

US B1-B bombers fly mission off North Korean coast

US B1-B bombers fly mission off North Korean coast North Korea has launched dozens of missiles this year, several flying over Japan, as it accelerates its program aimed at enabling it to target the United States with a nuclear-tipped missile. invasion, responded on Friday with a rare personal rebuke from Kim, who called Trump "mentally deranged " and threatened the "highest level of hardline countermeasure in history". [Full Article...]

Hurricane Maria could cause risky currents along U.S. coast

Hurricane Maria could cause risky currents along U.S. coast Expect highs in the 90s Saturday . If Maria approaches North Carolina, its moisture could increase these showers and thunderstorms as they approach the coast even if Maria then begins to curve back out to sea. How far to the west Maria wanders next week will determine how close the hurricane gets to the East Coast. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says people along the Carolinas and the... [Full Article...]

China's August trade with North Korea up after United Nations sanctions

China's August trade with North Korea up after United Nations sanctions But South Korea says that it could be a natural quake, rather than one caused by a nuclear test. A small quake near North Korea's nuclear test site was probably not man-made, the nuclear proliferation watchdog and a South Korean official said, easing fears Pyongyang had exploded another nuclear bomb just weeks after its last one. [Full Article...]

MUGABE WATCHES: Trump And Kim Call Each Other Mad

China hoped that Japan talked and acted cautiously and played a constructive role on the nuclear issue, he said . Tensions have continued to rise since North Korea carried out its last test, prompting a new round of United Nations sanctions. [Full Article...]

Dotard Vs. Madman: The Linguistic War Between Trump And Kim

Dotard Vs. Madman: The Linguistic War Between Trump And Kim He added that if "forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea ". The ministry said neither of the two men to rule North Korea before Kim Jong Un - his father, Kim Jong Il, and his grandfather, national founder Kim Il Sung - issued any similar statements. [Full Article...]

Rex Tillerson: Trump 'ultimately' decides North Korea military response

Rex Tillerson: Trump 'ultimately' decides North Korea military response The quake was detected in an area around Kilju, in northeastern North Korea , just 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) northwest of where the North conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3, according to an official from Seoul's Korea Meteorological Administration. [Full Article...]

Earthquake Detected in North Korea

Earthquake Detected in North Korea A senior U.S. State Department official has said the new sanctions against North Korea unveiled by the U.S. Treasury Department will have a considerable impact. There was no immediate reaction from China's Foreign Ministry, but the news was widely reported by Chinese state media outlets and on social media. [Full Article...]

China urges North Korea not to go further in a 'dangerous direction'

China urges North Korea not to go further in a 'dangerous direction' China's natural disaster administration has said it suspects an "explosion" caused the quake in the rogue state. However, South Korea's weather agency said it was analysing the nature of the quake and its initial view was that it was a natural earthquake. [Full Article...]

Governor Cuomo traveling to Puerto Rico to assess hurricane damage

Governor Cuomo traveling to Puerto Rico to assess hurricane damage Cuomo spoke just before taking off from JFK airport in a fully loaded plane provided by Jet Blue. "In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, I have made an official governor to governor request that Governor Cuomo and the State of NY provide essential goods, services, and expertise to help us assess the devastation and develop a plan for recovery", he said. [Full Article...]


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