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Author: 0 Tropical Storm Jose Forms Behind Irma

However, Hurricane Irma's story is still being written. The cone of uncertainty does include the Leeward Islands , which is now being impacted by Category 5 Hurricane Irma . The area of tropical-storm-force winds extends 45 miles from Katia's center. Over the next several days it will move west-northwestward and possibly hit the far northeastern Caribbean islands.

Global Media Brazil formally charges two ex-presidents in Petrobras graft
Author: 0 Brazil formally charges two ex-presidents in Petrobras graft

The prosecution based on testimonies of Marcelo Odebrecht, head of construction company Odebrecht, accused the two former Presidents of heading a scheme to favour the Workers' Party and embezzle money from oil giant Petrobras . She was impeached and forced out of office on charges of illegally managing the federal budget in 2016.The charges are part of a massive corruption probe into whether the politicians in question inflated state contracts in order to skim funds from Petrobras.

Global Media Cruises canceled as Hurricane Irma menaces Caribbean
Author: 0 Cruises canceled as Hurricane Irma menaces Caribbean

Irma is just the fifth Atlantic hurricane to have maximum sustained winds of 295 kph or greater, according to Phil Klotzbach, a tropical scientist at Colorado State University quoted by the Weather Channel . A state of emergency has been declared in all of Florida's 67 counties. She is concerned that the federal government may provide significantly fewer resources for Puerto Rico's low income residents than it has for residents of Texas after Hurricane Harvey , especially if ...

Global Media USA seeks to freeze assets of North Korea's Kim Jong
Author: 0 USA seeks to freeze assets of North Korea's Kim Jong

Haley said on Monday that the United States was seeking a vote on the new sanctions on September 11. It was not known if China would support the tough new moves against Pyongyang. Thousands of USA soldiers are stationed in South Korea and Japan. The Aug. 5 resolution capped the number of North Koreans working overseas at the current level.

Global Media North Korea is 'begging for war' says the US
Author: 0 North Korea is 'begging for war' says the US

The two leaders also agreed to remove the limit on the payload of South Korean missiles . "Myself and President Putin share a view that North Korea has gone the wrong way with its nuclear and missile program and that easing tension on the Korean Peninsula is an urgent issue", Moon said during the news conference.

Author: 0 Donald Trump vs Kim Jong-un: Who said it?

The US has proposed a range of new sanctions against North Korea, including an oil ban and a freeze on leader Kim Jong-un's assets. The draft, obtained by AFP, demands not only an oil embargo and a freeze on any assets Kim holds overseas, but also a ban on textile exports and an end to payments made to North Korean guest workers.

Global Media Abe in Vladivostok for talks with Putin, Moon on N. Korea
Author: 0 Abe in Vladivostok for talks with Putin, Moon on N. Korea

Amid statements from US officials warning of a " massive military response " if North Korea continued to threaten the United States, the Russian President reiterated that North Korean issues should be resolved in a peaceful way. The DPRK on Sunday detonated a hydrogen bomb that can be carried by an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the country's Central Television announced.

Global Media Jose strengthens into hurricane in Atlantic Ocean
Author: 0 Jose strengthens into hurricane in Atlantic Ocean

Jose is located to the east of Hurricane Irma , which is a powerful and risky Category 5 storm heading toward Antigua and perhaps the United States. Irma , which is now a threat to Florida, was carrying winds of 185 miles per hour, the highest ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean, according to the National Hurricane Center .

Global Media Donald Trump makes second trip to storm-ravaged Texas
Author: 0 Donald Trump makes second trip to storm-ravaged Texas

The $7.9 billion that Trump requested last week is just a down payment on what Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Sunday could eventually be $180 billion in relief and reconstruction costs. Houston is a regional hub and also a center of the U.S. petroleum industry, with the surrounding Gulf Coast area home to about a third of the United States' refining capacity.

Global Media Vladimir Putin says Donald Trump is `not my bride'
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin says Donald Trump is `not my bride'

That quickly changed with the beginning of the US and South Korea's annual 11-day joint military exercises, which appeared to provoke an especially vitriolic response from the North this year, prompting not one but two rocket launches over the next few days.

Global Media FIFA Order Replay Of South Africa Vs Ghana World Cup Qualifier
Author: 0 FIFA Order Replay Of South Africa Vs Ghana World Cup Qualifier

Bafana Bafana won the match 2-1 after official Joseph Lamptey gave a penalty for handball against defender Kalidou Koulibaly, when the ball had clearly struck him on the leg, with the scores level at 0-0. Africa's Group D table could be flipped upside down, nearly literally, after Federation Internationale de Football Association ordered a replay of a November 2016 match.

Global Media Putin says solving North Korea crisis without diplomatic tools is 'impossible'
Author: 0 Putin says solving North Korea crisis without diplomatic tools is 'impossible'

Kim Myong-chol, executive director of the Japan-based Center for North Korea-US Peace, an unofficial mouthpiece of the Pyongyang regime, was blunt when asked what an oil embargo would mean. Through repeated telephone talks, Abe has agreed with U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae In to "maximize" pressure on North Korea.

Global Media Germany Welcomes Russia's Call for UN Ukraine Peacekeepers
Author: 0 Germany Welcomes Russia's Call for UN Ukraine Peacekeepers

Some 600 worldwide OSCE observers are on the ground in eastern Ukraine, but their presence has failed to stop fighting in a conflict that has killed 10,000 people since 2014. Russian President Vladimir Putin told reporters on August 5 that peacekeepers could help ensure safety for worldwide observers who are monitoring the cease-fire.

Global Media Sessions Announces Rollback of 'Dreamers' Program
Author: 0 Sessions Announces Rollback of 'Dreamers' Program

She said that characterization of the program is "misleading", and said the main benefit of DACA is economic. On Sunday, Trump chose to end the program, which was put in place by a 2012 executive order, in six months - effectively putting the ball in Congress' court on whether to scrap or save the controversial program.

Global Media United Kingdom dismisses €54bn European Union bill report
Author: 0 United Kingdom dismisses €54bn European Union bill report

Last week, in a tense press conference in Brussels, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier declared there had been no "decisive progress" on key divorce issues following the latest round of talks. "As I have said from the beginning of this, this is going to be a turbulent process". International Trade Secretary Liam Fox , said the United Kingdom would not be blackmailed into doing a deal on money in order to open discussions on trade.

Global Media Labor to pressure PM if gay poll defeated
Author: 0 Labor to pressure PM if gay poll defeated

After the Senate, the upper house of the Australian parliament, rejected plans for a national plebiscite on the matter involving 15 million people in 2016, the government said in August this year that a voluntary postal ballot would be held.

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