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People Trump Thanks China, Russia for Cooperation Over UNSC Resolution on N. Korea
Author: 0 Trump Thanks China, Russia for Cooperation Over UNSC Resolution on N. Korea

United States president Donald Trump commended China and Russian Federation on Saturday for their support on a United States-drafted resolution ramping up sanctions on North Korea , saying he "appreciates" their votes. Tillerson has no plans to sit down with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho at the event. The Washington Post provides a run-down of United Nations resolutions that detriment North Korea following a variety of tests, primarily concerning nuclear weapons.

People Renault Sets Up New Iran Partnership Amid US Trade Tensions
Author: 0 Renault Sets Up New Iran Partnership Amid US Trade Tensions

Renault says that in the first half of 2017, its sales in Iran increased by more than 100 percent to 68,365 vehicles - a almost 10 percent market share. "This joint venture will enable an acceleration of our growth in this country", Reuters cited him as saying. Renault is a major player at the Iranian vehicle market, with Negin Khodro, the official dealer of the French car-maker in the country, having a wide branch network across the Islamic Republic.

Author: 0 Australian government votes to stick to public vote on marriage equality

He stressed that the outcome of either a public vote or postal vote wouldn't be binding, and that MPs would have "a free vote informed by the plebiscite outcome". Abbott argued in Monday's Australian for adherence to the plebiscite indefinitely. "I don't know Tory's circumstance, but I came to the conclusion had Tory and his partner been wanting to get married, or been waiting to get married.

People TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of rain
Author: 0 TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of rain

Wednesday: Sunny; high of 81. There's a 30 percent chance of showers, and the high should be around 73. The forecast for the weekend calls for partly sunny skies with highs in the low 80s. Low around 57. Calm wind expected. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Mostly cloudy with a low around 71. Friday night: Mostly cloudy; low of 65.

Author: 0 Russian Federation probe team asks White House for records: NYT - Newspaper

But if it's a witch hunt, there are an very bad lot of people around the president who just happen to be wearing pointy hats. This isn't the first time that Trump has attempted to deflect from the negative headlines by using questionable data and statistics to promote his time in office.

People Typhoon Noru makes landfall in western Japan
Author: 0 Typhoon Noru makes landfall in western Japan

The typhoon, with central atmospheric pressure at 970 hectopascals, had winds at a speed of 30 metres per second near its centre, with gusts reaching almost 45 metres per second, Xinhua news agency quoted the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) as saying.

People UN Independent Commissioner of Inquiry on Syria Del Ponte Quits Blaming UNSC
Author: 0 UN Independent Commissioner of Inquiry on Syria Del Ponte Quits Blaming UNSC

Security Council, Swiss national news agency SDA reported. Del Ponte said she had never seen such crimes committed elsewhere, specifically mentioning the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, where she also extensively investigated atrocities. However, today "everyone in Syria is on the bad side", she said. Two panelists remain, Brazilian human rights expert Paulo Sergio Pinheiro and American diplomat Karen Koning AbuZayd, while the United Nations attempts to set up a new body to deal with Syria.

People Russian Federation probe team asks WH for records
Author: 0 Russian Federation probe team asks WH for records

How do you explain that, can the president and his team get control of that, and be open and truthful about the Russian Federation investigation? Given that the thrice-wed New Yorker married an immigrant and once lectured Republicans on the need to defend gay rights, many critics have said his recent announcements smack of hypocrisy.

People United Nations votes for more sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 United Nations votes for more sanctions on North Korea

During the hour-long phone call, Moon and Trump said they would continue cooperating to rein in North Korea, particularly ahead of a regular joint military drill set for late August, South Korean presidential office spokesman Park Su-hyun told a media briefing.

People China urges North Korea to be 'smart' and drop its missile tests
Author: 0 China urges North Korea to be 'smart' and drop its missile tests

The South's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha shook hands with her Northern counterpart Ri Yong-Ho ahead of an ASEAN Regional Forum dinner on Sunday, Yonhap said. "In view of this positive momentum, we reaffirmed our readiness to begin the substantive negotiation on the COC and tasked our Senior Officials to start the negotiation on the COC with China", the ASEAN joint communique said.

People Trump 'not discussing' firing Mueller: White House
Author: 0 Trump 'not discussing' firing Mueller: White House

She dismissed a recent New York Times report that suggested uncertainty about Trump's plans for a second presidential bid in 2020. The special counsel's office declined to comment on the Times' report. Trump has repeatedly denied any collusion with Russian Federation occurred, calling it "fake news". The Times quoted Ty Cobb, special counsel to Trump, as saying "We've said before we're collaborating with the special counsel on an ongoing basis".

People Strictly Come Dancing: Mollie King first contestant named for new series
Author: 0 Strictly Come Dancing: Mollie King first contestant named for new series

Meanwhile, the Saturdays singer Mollie King is also said to have signed up for the show. I'm literally so excited to learn latin and ballroom dancing, and of course I can't wait to get into the sequins too! As well as a whole new batch of celebrity contestants, viewers will notice one major change on this year's judging panel as well.

People Korea, US, Japan Coordinate N. Korea Policies in Manila
Author: 0 Korea, US, Japan Coordinate N. Korea Policies in Manila

Triggering an economic meltdown in North Korea would inevitably produce a spillover effect in China, he said. When asked how long Pyongyang would need to stop launching missiles for - or if they would need to start dismantling their nuclear weapons program before talks - Tillerson said "we'll know it when we see it".

People Mueller Looks at Whether Flynn Was Secretly Paid by Turkey
Author: 0 Mueller Looks at Whether Flynn Was Secretly Paid by Turkey

The document request is one more sign Mueller's team is expanding its investigation beyond Russian Federation to the business dealings of Trump and his team. Taking funds from a foreign government is not illegal, but failing to register it is - and any attempts to cover it up could lead to fraud charges.

People Investigation into refugee death on Manus
Author: 0 Investigation into refugee death on Manus

According to Iranian refugee and journalist Behrouz Boochani, who is also on Manus Island , the refugee concerned had a long history of mental illness and distress. Australia's Immigration and Border Protection department - which runs the detention centre and the refugee transit centre - has been contacted for comment.

People Bangladeshi terrorist held in UP's Muzaffarnagar
Author: 0 Bangladeshi terrorist held in UP's Muzaffarnagar

It has come to light that Faizan was also associated with ABT, said Arun adding that his nationality was yet to be determined. The UP ATS along with Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar and Shamli police is carrying out an arrest and investigation drive in three districts on the order of Saharanpur Deputy inspector general of police.

People Osprey mishap: US Marines aircraft located at Shoalwater Bay off Rockhampton
Author: 0 Osprey mishap: US Marines aircraft located at Shoalwater Bay off Rockhampton

So far there has been no confirmation by the military of Corporal Ordway as one of the missing. The Australian government said on Sunday it would deploy its armed forces to assist in recovery efforts after the U.S. In December previous year, a U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey crash-landed in waters off the main island of Okinawa. The aircraft was in Australia for a joint military training exercise held by the US and Australia last month in Shoalwater Bay in Queensland state.

People LeT behind Amarnath attack; 3 accused arrested, says IGP Kashmir
Author: 0 LeT behind Amarnath attack; 3 accused arrested, says IGP Kashmir

He said the attack was carried out by four LeT militants, including a local and three Pakistani nationals. He said LeT's Pakistani terrorist Abu Ismail was the mastermind of the attack. It was at this spot, Botengo near Khanbal, that the terrorists lay waiting for the Amarnath pilgrims and opened fire on the bus when it came in sight.

People Pakistan desires India, Afghanistan to make reciprocal efforts for peace: Asif
Author: 0 Pakistan desires India, Afghanistan to make reciprocal efforts for peace: Asif

The Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Sunday said that the only relief to achieve peace between Pakistan and India would be finding a solution to the Kashmir issue. However, he warned any misadventure would eventually disturb the regional peace essential for development. Praising national armed forces, Asif said that Pakistan Army has played a significant role to weed out terrorism from the country.

People BBCI: Prosecutors seek 12-year sentence for Samsung's Lee Jae-yong
Author: 0 BBCI: Prosecutors seek 12-year sentence for Samsung's Lee Jae-yong

Lee, 49, has effectively been at helm of the vast Samsung group, the world's biggest smartphone maker and a sprawling business empire, since his father suffered a heart attack in 2014. Both Park and Choi have refused to testify at Lee's trial. He has said he did not know of Choi or her daughter before the scandal grabbed national headlines and said the succession situation at Samsung was not discussed during three meetings he held with the former president.

People Tiny flesh-eating sea creatures attack teenager at Melbourne beach
Author: 0 Tiny flesh-eating sea creatures attack teenager at Melbourne beach

Some of those who have submerged their feet in the water have walked out with their legs covered in blood. "My first instinct was that I must have stepped on a rock", he told The Age . "The little things attracted to the meat are small things called arthropods, not what we would normally call sea lice". On Monday morning, the 16-year-old told 3AW that he was still in hospital, and while there have been suggestions that sea lice might be to blame for the bloodied legs, the exact cause of ...

People ASEAN latest to condemn North Korea for missile tests
Author: 0 ASEAN latest to condemn North Korea for missile tests

Speaking in Chinese, Wang said that Ri "also has the right to share his opinions". He did not say how Mr Ri replied. The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously backed a US-drafted resolution that significantly strengthened sanctions on North Korea, imposing a ban on exports aimed at depriving Pyongyang of $1 billion in annual revenue.

People United Nations to vote on additional sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 United Nations to vote on additional sanctions on North Korea

Kang and U.S. Secretary of State agreed that the newly adopted UN Security Council Resolution 2371 in response to the North's long-range ballistic missiles was a (quote) "good outcome", with Kang thanking Tillerson for Washington's full consultations with Seoul in the process.

People Clashes break out at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque as security measures lifted
Author: 0 Clashes break out at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque as security measures lifted

Recently, incidents of violence at the site caused Israel to want to install metal detectors for security reasons to which Muslims took as a personal affront to their freedom to access the Al-Aqsa Mosque and Dome of the Rock. The shrine has been at the centre of a stand-off over recent security measures introduced at the site by Israel, which have since been removed. "Everyone must understand that the Palestinians will never let anyone dirty our al-Aqsa Mosque", said Hamas chief Ismail ...

People UNSC approves new sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 UNSC approves new sanctions on North Korea

And in response, the council is going after its finances. The U.S. -sponsored sanctions approved unanimously Saturday by the U.N. Security Council target already-meager North Korean exports such as coal, iron, lead and seafood, as well as revenue streams such as foreign joint ventures.

People Man dies after boat sinks in English Channel
Author: 0 Man dies after boat sinks in English Channel

One man, a 45-year old from London, was rescued from the sea having been found clinging to a buoy by commercial fishermen about two miles west of Shoreham Harbour just after dawn. A major search operation involving helicopters and lifeboats was launched on Sunday morning after a vessel went down off Shoreham shortly before 6am.

People Aslam Wani, hawala dealer and associate of separatist leader Shabir Shah arrested
Author: 0 Aslam Wani, hawala dealer and associate of separatist leader Shabir Shah arrested

Wani was arrested today in connection with a money laundering case that was filed against Shah around 12 years back. Wani (35), a suspected hawala dealer, was previously arrested by the Delhi Police in 2015. The ED had registered a criminal case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) against Wani and Shah in 2007. The arrest warrant in the case comes as a huge development as Shah's case is based on Wani's arrest.

People Gujarat Congress legislators reach Ahmedabad
Author: 0 Gujarat Congress legislators reach Ahmedabad

Denying the reports that the MLAs would first be flown to Delhi to meet Sonia, Congress spokesperson Shaktisinh Gohil said that they would be returning to Gujarat "directly". However, fears of cross-voting by some of these MLAs during Rajya Sabha polls is a very distinct possibility, say party insiders. Ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls, BJP chief Amit Shah on Sunday held a meeting with party leaders in Gujarat, including Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, at his residence in Ahmedabad.

People China urges North Korea to stop missile tests
Author: 0 China urges North Korea to stop missile tests

North Korea has been under United Nations sanctions since 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programs. Even in the age of North Korean technological incompetence and American high-tech excellence, a sophisticated society assumes it cannot live with the idea that there is a 1-2 percent chance that a lone North Korean nuclear missile - due to a supposedly insane finger on the button that claims it is indifferent to threats of US massive retaliation - could at any moment actually get ...

People Duterte OKs free tuition in SUCs
Author: 0 Duterte OKs free tuition in SUCs

The President said the long-term benefits of education outweighed the " very heavy budgetary implications ", Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra said at a televised briefing in Manila. This is out of a total education budget of 691.1 billion pesos, budget department documents showed. He urged a budget for the measure to be deliberated on soon.