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Author: 0 USA prosecutors to impose measures on Chinese firms involved with North Korea

Russia has criticized the USA sanctions imposed on Russian companies and people for their ties with North Korea and warned it will consider retaliation. "We are taking actions consistent with United Nations sanctions to show that there are consequences for defying sanctions and providing support to North Korea, and to deter this activity in the future", Mnuchin said.

Global Media White House all clear after reports of suspicious package
Author: 0 White House all clear after reports of suspicious package

Reporters and construction workers were told to stay inside. Construction crews and reporters were evacuated from the area and redirected to the James S. It is unknown at this time if the package is related to the evacuation of the North Lawn. The Secret Service gave the all-clear just after 2:00 p.m.

Global Media Governor issues stay of execution for convicted murderer
Author: 0 Governor issues stay of execution for convicted murderer

Last week, the Missouri Supreme Court denied Williams' appeal for a stay of execution pending examination of the new evidence, providing no justification for doing so. Boise State University DNA expert Greg Hampikian conducted the DNA review along with two other experts and excluded Williams from the DNA profile on the knife's handle, Hampikian said in a statement released to CBS News.

Global Media Lebanon says terror plot could have worked
Author: 0 Lebanon says terror plot could have worked

Asked whether the bomb would likely have made it on board if the luggage had not been too heavy, Machnouk said: "Probably, yes". Mr Machnouk further explained that the brothers' involvement in the alleged terror attack was motivated by the United Arab Emirates and Australia being a part of the coalition targeting ISIS in the Middle East.

Global Media US Slaps New Sanctions on Chinese and Russian Entities
Author: 0 US Slaps New Sanctions on Chinese and Russian Entities

The sanctions target third-country companies and individuals that assist already-designated persons who support North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes, deal in the North Korean energy trade, facilitate its exportation of workers, andenable sanctioned North Korean entities to access U.S.

Global Media Venezuela's National Youth Orchestra visit to Ravinia cancelled
Author: 0 Venezuela's National Youth Orchestra visit to Ravinia cancelled

The five were among a group of 33 jurists who had been named to the Venezuelan Supreme Court by the opposition-controlled National Assembly on July 31 in defiance of the government. "We have drawn up a plan to call a worldwide solidarity with the people of Venezuela, against Donald Trump's threat and in defense of the constituent assembly", Maduro said in a television interview on Sunday.

Global Media Investors on the sidelines ahead of Jackson Hole summit
Author: 0 Investors on the sidelines ahead of Jackson Hole summit

The annual central bank get together at the Jackson Hole symposium will see Fed Chair Janet Yellen and ECB President Mario Draghi take to the stage on Friday . The election is coming more into focus for the financial markets, with the news yesterday that United Future leader Peter Dunne, who has been a key supporter for National, has resigned and won't contest the election.

Global Media Train derails in Uttar Pradesh, killing about 20 and injuring scores more
Author: 0 Train derails in Uttar Pradesh, killing about 20 and injuring scores more

Local television shows chaotic scenes at the crash site, with rescuers desperately trying to find the injured amid throngs of onlookers. The derailment occurred at Khatauli in UP's Muzaffarnagar area. "It's a miracle", he said of his survival virtually unscathed, describing how hundreds of locals rushed to their rescue. Two of the train's coaches telescoped into each other, while at least four others toppled over after going off the track.

Global Media Ban our diplomats and we can't give you visas, U.S. tells Russians
Author: 0 Ban our diplomats and we can't give you visas, U.S. tells Russians

Thousands of Russian citizens are expected to be impacted by the curtailment of the visa approval process. Lavrov said that he doubted the embassy's justification for the cutbacks in visa services. That will pose a serious logistical challenge for many Russians, whose country, the world's largest by territory, stretches across 11 time zones. Almost a quarter of a million Russian tourists visited the USA past year, according to Russian tourism officials.

Global Media PM Modi to meet 200 young CEOs today
Author: 0 PM Modi to meet 200 young CEOs today

Calling the CEOs as his team, Modi made the point that that Indias development must be made a mass movement and entrepreneurs should think of what more they can do for the countrys growth and the poor. The Prime Minister gave the example of government e-Marketplace (GeM) to show how small traders are competing successfully in provision of supplies to the government.

Global Media Powerball jackpot jumps to $700M for Wednesday's drawing
Author: 0 Powerball jackpot jumps to $700M for Wednesday's drawing

The state's largest Powerball group win was a $107.5 million cash jackpot shared by 48 transit workers from the Philadelphia area in April 2012. The Hoosier Lottery announced Tuesday that the Powerball jackpot has risen to an estimated $700 million, making it the second biggest ever.

Global Media Attack on Japan same as on US
Author: 0 Attack on Japan same as on US

Kono said the security environment in the Asia-Pacific is becoming "increasingly severe" in an apparent reference to North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programmes. "Our alliance is rock solid, in fact in my personal view this is the greatest alliance on earth", he said as he met Abe. North Korea has yet to issue a response to the proposal.

Global Media Showers and thunderstorms, high near 86 — TODAY'S FORECAST
Author: 0 Showers and thunderstorms, high near 86 — TODAY'S FORECAST

Lingering moisture and instability will result in periodic cloudiness, showers and possible isolated thunderstorms today . Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71. North wind 3 to 7 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind around 5 miles per hour. "It will be hazy, hot, humid weather today ", Hoffman said, adding that the temperature and humidity would make it feel more like the low 90s.

Global Media Hundreds Show Up at Broadmoor Library to View Eclipse
Author: 0 Hundreds Show Up at Broadmoor Library to View Eclipse

She wasn't alone in her enjoyment of the eclipse. "As it turned out, people really wanted these glasses". She said they've anticipated this event for a very long time. At the height of the event, about 75% of the sun will be blocked by the moon, leaving a crescent-shaped sun. "We're going to get the whole thing", she said outside the library's conference hall as the eclipse began.

Global Media Lebanon played major role in foiling Sydney terror plot: Machnouk
Author: 0 Lebanon played major role in foiling Sydney terror plot: Machnouk

The Lebanese Internal Security Force then began surveillance on all three, as well as a fourth brother. Early in August, the United Arab Emirates national carrier Etihad Airway said it was assisting the Australian police with the investigation into an alleged Sydney-based conspiracy to bring down an aircraft.

Global Media View from Away: Statues and history lessons
Author: 0 View from Away: Statues and history lessons

Gov. Roy Cooper has urged the removal of Confederate monuments from public property around the state, though his goal would be hard to achieve because of a 2015 state law prohibiting their removal. I wonder, is it George Washington next week? Over the last weekend in Gainesville, Florida, and in Durham, North Carolina , such statues were removed.