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World China Resumes Coal Imports from N. Korea
Author: 0 China Resumes Coal Imports from N. Korea

When contacted for clarification on the coal imports, a spokesperson at China's customs agency referred to an August 15 statement stating that China planned to comply with United Nations sanctions on the import of coal and other resources from North Korea.

World San Juan Mayor To Trump Admin
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Nine days after Category 4 Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico , the island has barely moved an inch toward recovery. The department announced the trip Thursday evening after Duke's "good news" comments at the White House earlier that day.

World Majority of Americans think Trump is unfit to be president, Quinnipiac poll
Author: 0 Majority of Americans think Trump is unfit to be president, Quinnipiac poll

Meanwhile, most voters believe compared to 10 years ago, people in the US behave worse in public (83 percent), are less courteous (78 percent), and the bonds that hold our nation together are weakening (81 percent). They get a disapproval margin of 63-29. They believe what he tells them about immigrants, the world and the "liberal elites". The disapproval with establishment Republicans could also be seen in this week's GOP runoff election in Alabama.

World The UAE will build the first on the planet
Author: 0 The UAE will build the first on the planet "Mars" city

Before that can happen-for the UAE or any other spacefaring country-there are a number of challenges to overcome, perhaps most notably that we don't yet have the technology needed to land humans safely on Mars . Mars Science City is budgeted to cost the equivalent of $136 million. This project is aimed at attracting the best minds from around the world to make a joint contribution to the development of humanity and improvement of living conditions.

World Tsunami Debris Continues To Bring New Marine Species To The Pacific Northwest
Author: 0 Tsunami Debris Continues To Bring New Marine Species To The Pacific Northwest

Researchers said they were still finding new species when the study period ended in 2017. The critters big and small have been found as far north as Alaska and down to California. These species were able to hitch a ride across the biggest ocean on our planet via plastic waste. By 2025, that number could be 10 times as much. "There's an increasing load of plastic and microplastics at sea that are thought to have significant consequences for biology and ecology", he said.

World Over 130000 flee menacing volcano on Bali tourist island
Author: 0 Over 130000 flee menacing volcano on Bali tourist island

Officials at an evacuation centre in Klungkung district said 122,490 people had left their homes, taking refuge at almost 500 makeshift shelters or moving in with relatives. Indonesian authorities declared a state of emergency. Data showed that Mount Agung had 844 volcanic earthquakes on Monday and around 400 by midday on Tuesday, Devy Kamil Syahbana, a seismologist from Indonesia's centre for volcanology and geological hazard mitigation, said.

World 15 die in Mumbai's Elphinstone railway station stampede
Author: 0 15 die in Mumbai's Elphinstone railway station stampede

Rain in the morning had led to a large number of people taking shelter on the foot bridge, said an officer, according to The Hindu news website. Chaos prevailed as people surged forward to leave the bridge. "There were thousands of people cramped in the six-to-eight-feet gap on the bridge", Mishra said. "People on the bridge were in a rush to get down, while those who had alighted from suburban trains were making their way up", he said.

World Russian Federation destroys last Cold War-era chemical weapons
Author: 0 Russian Federation destroys last Cold War-era chemical weapons

The site in Kentucky stores over 500 tons of sarin, VX and mustard agents. In 2002, Russian Federation launched its first specialized disposal plant, with additional facilities becoming operational in 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2013, specializing in different kinds of agents or located next to the biggest storage facilities.

World Liam Neeson has 'unretired' from action films
Author: 0 Liam Neeson has 'unretired' from action films

The Sky News reported previously about Neeson's retirement from the thriller movies due to his age. "You're talking in the past tense", he said. He then confirmed he would continue doing action movies to the end of his days. The 6-foot-4 actor from Northern Ireland has long made an impression in Hollywood - between his gun-toting ways and his deep, narrator-esque voice.

World Azealia Banks 'cried' when Nicki Minaj accepted her apology
Author: 0 Azealia Banks 'cried' when Nicki Minaj accepted her apology

This week, after Cardi B's "Bodak Yellow" rose to No. 1, Banks decided it was a good time to go after her while also defending Nicki Minaj , who hasn't yet hit the top of the charts. "Me working with Safaree was not in spite, but because of the never ending pressure the industry puts on us rap girls to be A+", she explained. The feud between the pair goes back to 2012, when Azealia declined to support Nicki on tour and Nicki tweeted '#ManTheseBitchesDelirious'.

World 2 unsafe rock falls at Yosemite National Park
Author: 0 2 unsafe rock falls at Yosemite National Park

One person was injured and was flown to a hospital, park ranger and spokesman Scott Gediman said. There's no word on his condition. Wednesday's slide killed Andrew Foster, 32, of Wales, who was hiking with his wife at the bottom of El Capitan far from trails used by most Yosemite visitors, preparing to ascend El Capitan.

World Donald Trump to confront North Korea issue on first trip to Asia
Author: 0 Donald Trump to confront North Korea issue on first trip to Asia

He will visit Japan , South Korea , China , Vietnam and the Philippines from November 3 to 14. "[The visit will] ensure the complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula." In what will be his first visit to Asia since taking office in January, Trump is also scheduled to visit Vietnam for a summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum and the Philippines for Association of Southeast Asian Nations-related summits, it said in a statement.

World Opposition figure Navalny detained in Moscow
Author: 0 Opposition figure Navalny detained in Moscow

As the opposition leader states, he was detained around his home. The council's decision-making body, the Committee of Ministers, last week urged Russian Federation to allow Navalny to stand for election despite his "arbitrary and unfair" conviction for fraud.

World Former EU bureaucrat elected leader of Ukip
Author: 0 Former EU bureaucrat elected leader of Ukip

Ukip has avoided a split in its ranks after a former army officer was elected as its new leader, beating the far-right, anti-Islamic, candidate, Anne Marie Waters. But their new leader has promised to rally the party behind their core message of a guaranteed hard Brexit. BBC political correspondent Ben Wright said Mr Bolton would be seen as the continuity candidate.

World United Kingdom business, unions ally to urge Brexit citizenship deal
Author: 0 United Kingdom business, unions ally to urge Brexit citizenship deal

European Union leaders insist that the talks must make "sufficient progress" on Britain's financial settlement, the rights of citizens hit by the divorce and the status of the Ireland-Northern Ireland border before they can be broadened to include future relations and trade between Britain and the EU.

World Moscow says ready to cooperate with Pyongyang to resolve missile crisis
Author: 0 Moscow says ready to cooperate with Pyongyang to resolve missile crisis

Moscow and Beijing have promoted a simultaneous freeze on Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs and USA and South Korean military drills. Attending the U.N. "There needs to be a mediator between both sides in order to prevent conflict". But in the Korean Peninsula, Russia's increasing involvement is welcomed by one of the USA key ally in the region, too.

World Cuba: Deteriorating US Diplomatic Ties Will Keep Cuba Reliant on Venezuela
Author: 0 Cuba: Deteriorating US Diplomatic Ties Will Keep Cuba Reliant on Venezuela

Earlier this week, Tillerson met with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Eduardo Rodriguez Parrilla to discuss the situation and reportedly came away without any feelings of reassurance. Attacks took place in the diplomats' homes as well as hotels. They reported weird acoustic or sonic events at their homes and at a Havana hotel, but investigators have not determined a cause or motive for what Tillerson has termed " health attacks ".

World Moon Wants Early Transfer of Wartime Troop Control
Author: 0 Moon Wants Early Transfer of Wartime Troop Control

Gass also underlined that all the options regarding North Korea were now "extremely ugly", calling for return to talks, facilitated by China. Russia's ambassador met with the director general of the North American department of North Korea's foreign ministry Friday.

World Michelle Obama slams women who voted for Trump
Author: 0 Michelle Obama slams women who voted for Trump

Well, what does it mean for Hillary? No, no, no, what does it mean for us as women? "That we look at those two candidates, as women, and many of us said , 'He's better for me". "Quite frankly, we saw this in this election". "We are telling our sons that it is okay to humiliate women, telling our daughters that this is how we deserve to be treated, that bigotry and bullying are perfectly acceptable".

World Qatar Airways orders six Boeing aircraft
Author: 0 Qatar Airways orders six Boeing aircraft

The announcement was made at a delivery ceremony in Everett, Washington, where the airline also received the first of its 747-8 Freighters. Qatar Airways announced Tuesday it has placed an order worth more than $2 billion for six Boeing planes, which it said reflected the airline's continued expansion in the United States.