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Global Media Welcome boost from China to global pressure on North Korea
Author: 0 Welcome boost from China to global pressure on North Korea

China's foreign minister said on Sunday new UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea were an appropriate response to a series of recent missile tests but talks were necessary to resolve an issue now at a critical juncture. "What we have to do is everything we can to pressure this regime, to pressure Kim Jong-un and those around him such that they conclude, it is in their interest to denuclearize", he said.

Global Media Tropical storm warnings issued for Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula
Author: 0 Tropical storm warnings issued for Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula

It is not yet a tropical depression or tropical storm. A tropical depression or storm could form over the northwestern Caribbean Sea late Monday or early Tuesday. From there, the system is expected to make landfall on mainland Mexico. The phrasing "Potential Tropical Cyclone" is a new term the NHC is utilizing this year.

Author: 0 Chinese Media to Trump: Stop the 'Emotional Venting' on Twitter

In a cutting editorial of 1,000 Chinese characters issued late on Monday from Xinhua , the official news agency, it said: "Trump is quite a personality, and he likes to tweet". The tensions could, it said, "evolve into a localised conflict, or even the outbreak of war, with unthinkable repercussions". It added that economic sanctions against the reclusive state helped the USA to achieve its goal of isolating North Korea as well as China.

Global Media Chicago to Sue Trump Administration Over Sanctuary City Funding Threats
Author: 0 Chicago to Sue Trump Administration Over Sanctuary City Funding Threats

However, the two law firms handling the case for the city, Riley Safer and Wilmer Hale, are not charging for their services, the city said. The suit revolves around new conditions set for an important funding program: the FY2017 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant, or JAG, which provided federal funding to support local law enforcement efforts, according to the statement.

Global Media Suspected tornado blasts through Tulsa early Sunday morning
Author: 0 Suspected tornado blasts through Tulsa early Sunday morning

A rare late summer tornado smashed into a shopping district of Tulsa early Sunday just hours after it was packed with people, sending more than two dozen people to hospitals including two with life-threatening injuries, many of them from restaurants that were either preparing to close or were still open.

Global Media New sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 New sanctions on North Korea

Countries are banned from buying iron, seafood, iron ore, lead, lead ore and coal from North Korea and other countries are also barred from creating "joint ventures" with North Korean businesses and people. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is attending a regional forum of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean ) in Manila , in the Philippines , with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho also present.

Global Media Chinese tourists arrested in Berlin for Nazi salute at Berlin Reichstag
Author: 0 Chinese tourists arrested in Berlin for Nazi salute at Berlin Reichstag

The authorities released the two men after they posted bail of 500 euro ($593) each, the police said on Saturday. Symbols associated with Nazism are illegal in Germany, and individuals convicted of violating the government's ban on using "symbols of unconstitutional organizations" risk up to three years behind bars under German law.

Global Media Pittsburgh Steelers: Mike Tomlin earns another contract extension
Author: 0 Pittsburgh Steelers: Mike Tomlin earns another contract extension

But to hear him talk to Scott Van Pelt during the team's Friday Night Lights practice, you understand that it is not about the money for Tomlin . Since 1969, the Pittsburgh Steelers have had a total of three head coaches. " We appreciate the leadership that Mike has provided over the last 10 seasons, and we are confident and excited to have him continue to lead our team as we focus on winning another championship ", said Steelers president Art Rooney II in a statement.

Global Media Russia ready for more engagement with US, despite sanctions
Author: 0 Russia ready for more engagement with US, despite sanctions

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Sunday he believes Washington is ready for further dialogue with Moscow. Tillerson has cited modest signs of progress in Syria, where the USA and Russian Federation recently brokered a cease-fire in the war-torn country's southwest, as a sign there's fertile ground for cooperation.

Global Media Asean, China adopt sea code framework
Author: 0 Asean, China adopt sea code framework

China claims nearly the entire South China Sea, through which about $5 trillion in goods pass every year. The ministers "strongly call upon" North Korea , as a member of the ASEAN Regional Forum, to help "maintain the Asia Pacific as a region of lasting peace, stability, friendship and prosperity", the ministers said in their statement.

Author: 0 Spicer Said to Stick With Plan to Leave Trump Administration

The White House announced that John Kelly, 67, a retired marine general, has taken over as the new White House chief of staff , replacing Reince Priebus who was sacked after continued feud among the senior White House staffers came out in the open.

Global Media Uttar Pradesh: Suspected Bangladeshi terrorist arrested from Muzaffarnagar
Author: 0 Uttar Pradesh: Suspected Bangladeshi terrorist arrested from Muzaffarnagar

Reportedly, Abdullah was residing in Muzaffarnagar for past one month and was arranging passports and fake IDs for influenced youths to carry out terrorist activities. He had earlier been staying in Saharanpur since 2011. Three others have been called in for questioning over the matter. Kumar added that all the evidence found in Faizan's house points towards a Bangladesh-based terrorist organization named "Ansarullah Bangla team".

Global Media French Minister: Hundreds of Jihadis Have Returned From Iraq and Syria
Author: 0 French Minister: Hundreds of Jihadis Have Returned From Iraq and Syria

He said these militants are now subject to investigation by public prosecutors. An estimated 700 French nationals left the country to fight in the Middle East. France has been on high alert since January 2015, when it was hit by a series of ISIS-linked terrorist attacks. The threat of militant attacks in France is "very high", Collumb said citing two different incidences where police were targeted on Paris' Champs Elysees as well as seven foiled plots so far this year.

Global Media Lebanese army drives IS from Syria border posts
Author: 0 Lebanese army drives IS from Syria border posts

In the preceding 24 hours, more than 70 regime rockets had been fired at Eastern Ghouta, the Observatory said, making it the heaviest two days of bombing on the rebel-held area since the 22 July truce. The National News Agency says the army captured several hills between the frontier towns of Ras Baalbek and Arsal, and the Army says in a statement it destroyed IS fortifications and killed several IS militants.

Global Media Early storms release NJ from humidity; cooler weather ahead
Author: 0 Early storms release NJ from humidity; cooler weather ahead

Temperatures will be below seasonal norms, with lows to mid-70s for most of the area, and mid- to upper 60s from Limon to Fort Morgan. SATURDAY: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms.Low: 74. Additional showers and some isolated thunderstorms are likely to break out with the heating of the day, mainly across the southern half of Minnesota.