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U.S. warns China of sanctions over N U.S. warns China of sanctions over N
- September 13, 2017

The UN Security Council adopted a resolution on another round of sanctions against North Korea in response to the country's sixth nuclear test on Monday. The resolution does ban North Korea from importing all natural gas liquids and condensates. An original draft of the resolution made headlines as it sought to ban all fuels to the DPRK, while also authorizing member states to use force while inspecting suspicious North Korean vessels - neither proposal survived subsequent ... (more...)
Hillary Clinton Strikes at Bernie Sanders Again, Complains About His Supporters' Attacks Hillary Clinton Strikes at Bernie Sanders Again, Complains About His Supporters' Attacks
- September 13, 2017

Politically, the " Medicare for All " legislation gives Democrats a chance to present a strong contrast to President Donald Trump and other Republicans who spent much of the year trying to dismantle the Affordable Care Act . Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin (W.Va.) said Tuesday that Congress should explore a single-payer health care system, but later clarified he remains "skeptical" that it is the "right solution". (more...)
Myanmar crisis textbook example of ethnic cleansing Myanmar crisis textbook example of ethnic cleansing
- September 12, 2017

Meantime, the Iranian Permanent Mission to the UN has been also ordered to pursue the issue of Rohingya Muslims in talks with the global body officials and his counterparts from Muslims nations, he noted. On August 18, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) had issued notice to the Centre over its plan to deport Rohingya immigrants, who are residing in various parts of India. (more...)
Hurricane Jose: The storm we'll be watching for next week Hurricane Jose: The storm we'll be watching for next week
- September 12, 2017

It's set to cross the eastern Florida Panhandle into southern Georgia on Monday afternoon and continue through southwestern Georgia and eastern Alabama later Monday night and into Tuesday . Rick Scott is cautioning citizens that the worst of the storm itself may be over, but the storm surge and flash floods still pose a deadly threat. President Donald Trump has released emergency federal aid for Florida, describing the hurricane as a "big monster". (more...)
FPL shut one reactor at Florida Turkey Point ahead of Irma
- September 12, 2017

In Miami-Dade County in the southeastern part of the state, police encouraged residents to stay indoors as the storm was hitting early Sunday. Hurricane Irma was roughly 50 miles southeast of Tampa at 11 p.m. The day after Hurricane Irma made landfall here, attacking with downpours and 120 miles per hour winds, residents were assessing the wreckage and deciding what to do next. (more...)
Irma's Impact On South Florida Hinges On The 'Turn' Irma's Impact On South Florida Hinges On The 'Turn'
- September 07, 2017

The Guardian reports the French part of St. Martin has been "95 percent destroyed". The U.S. Department of Transportation said it has received complaints about price gouging from areas near hurricanes Harvey and Irma . The meteorologists at the Weather Service in Duluth have been answering a lot of calls from locals concerned about family members in the path of Irma. (more...)