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Global Media North Korea Uses Bitcoin to Fund their Military
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That could be a significant restriction. So the 2 million barrel cap could be cutting existing imports 10 percent, or slashing them by more than half. Britain's U.N. Ambassador Matthew Rycroft, who backs "robust" new sanctions, said Thursday that the USA proposals to ban all oil imports and textile exports and prohibit North Koreans from working overseas - which helps fund and fuel the country's nuclear and missile programs - are "a proportionate response" to its "illegal and reckless ...

Global Media Setback to Sharad as EC dismisses plea
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The JD-U also submitted that Yadav had voluntarily left the party and had involved in anti-party activities. Yadav was removed as the party's leader in the Upper House on August 12. The commission has now said that it is now for Mr Yadav to come back to the poll panel with evidence of support within the party. Meanwhile, the Rajya Sabha secretariat has asked the JD (U)'s rebel MPs, Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar, to respond within a week to their party's petition that they be disqualified from ...

Global Media Court summons Amit Shah in 2002 riot case to defend convict
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How many people died in that incident? This also meant that the BJP does not have faith in democracy, he said. The biggest achievement of the Modi government, however, is that it changed the scale of India's thinking and even its biggest critic can not level any corruption charge against it, Shah said.

Global Media Appeals court hands Trump another defeat on travel ban
Author: 0 Appeals court hands Trump another defeat on travel ban

In July, the justices sided with a lower court ruling that grandparents and cousins of a person in the USA fit the definition of a close relationship. The government has maintained that such relations include family members and in-laws, but not grandparents, cousins, aunts and uncles. The Justice Department's high court filing Monday follows an appeals court ruling last week that would allow refugees to enter the United States if a resettlement agency in the USA had agreed to take them in.

Global Media Putin to US: Don't play along with North Korea
Author: 0 Putin to US: Don't play along with North Korea

The South Korean leader sought to win worldwide support for what he called the most powerful sanctions against the North so that the impoverished nation will have no choice but to come to the dialogue table. The move has already drawn a rebuke from China, which says Thaad could upset the regional security balance and be used against its own missile systems.

Global Media Myanmar a 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing — United Nations rights chief
Author: 0 Myanmar a 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing — United Nations rights chief

Conflicts lasting for years in Rakhine broke out again in late August after insurgents attacked many police posts and a military outpost, forcing the Myanmar army to launch operations against the insurgents. The government was also fingerprinting and registering new arrivals. Hasina, who inquired into the conditions of those arrived recently in the camp, said Bangladesh faced a similar situation during its war of liberation.

Global Media North Korea threatens USA after fresh United Nations sanctions
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The U.N. Security Council stepped up sanctions on Monday following Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test on September 3, imposing a ban on textile exports and capping oil imports. To blacklist any of the major Chinese banks would be far more serious, however. It's just the latest example of the illicit ways North Korea allegedly brings in money as it endures wave after wave of increasingly tough global sanctions over its rapidly advancing nuclear weapons program.

Author: 0 White House defends decision to fire Comey after Bannon interview

Sanders said Trump still believes he was "100% right" to nix Comey. Sanders was referring to the memos Comey wrote that detailed his conversations and interactions with Trump, at least one of which he leaked to The New York Times via a middleman.

Global Media Trump says United Nations sanctions on NKorea 'small step'
Author: 0 Trump says United Nations sanctions on NKorea 'small step'

The original US draft would have ordered all countries to impose an asset freeze and travel ban on Kim Jong Un and four other top party and government officials. -South Korea military drills. Earlier this month North Korea launched its biggest nuclear bomb test, prompting global condemnation as U.S. President Donald Trump said "appeasement" would not work.

Global Media Seattle Mayor Resigns Amid Sexual Abuse Allegations
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Murray has denied all of the allegations. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray , center, motions as he stands with other city officials following an inauguration ceremony for city officials Monday, Jan. Seattle director of operations Fred Podesta will lead the transition. Dyer, now 54-years-old, said the abuse began when he was thirteen and shared a bedroom with his cousin.

Global Media Hurricane Irma: Where is it going?
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Road repairs were promised in the coming days. Authorities are still assessing the damage to the Keys, Florida Governor Rick Scott said. Emergency managers in the islands declared Monday "the Keys are not open for business" and warned that there was no fuel, electricity, running water or cell service, and that supplies were low and anxiety high.

Global Media DOJ Won't Charge Officers In Gray Case
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After a mistrial and three acquittals, Baltimore's top prosecutor had announced she was ending local authorities' effort to prosecute the officers, because winning a conviction had proven too hard. "These cases were never criminal and should never have been charged as such", said Rice's attorney, Michael Belsky. Yet all six were cleared or else the charges against them were dropped, including officer Caesar Goodson, who had been driving the vehicle in which Mr Gray was being transported ...

Global Media New Hampshire voter fraud fight takes new turn
Author: 0 New Hampshire voter fraud fight takes new turn

Kobach, who serves as vice chair of Donald Trump's Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, wrote a column last week for the far-right Breitbart website claiming "proof" of voter fraud that hinged on more than 5,300 who registered to vote on the day of the 2016 election but have not registered a vehicle or got a driver's license in the state.

Global Media Neo-Nazi Arrests: UK Soldiers Charged With Terror Offences
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He is due to appear with two other men, Alexander Deakin, who is aged 22 ad from Beacon Road, Great Barr, Birmingham, who also faces four offences, and Mark Barrett, aged 24, from Dhekelia Garrison in Cyprus, who is charged with one offence, before Westminster Magistrates Court today.

Global Media Hurricane Irma Leaves Tampa Beaches Dry As Water Engulfs Miami
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Drone footage shows the extent of the damage that Naples, Florida , sustained from Hurricane Irma on Sunday. - Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina will also feel effects of the storm. He said he doesn't know whether the water would have crested had the water not receded. But Shiveley said the water never crested over the city's barriers.

Global Media Local PG&E Crews begin to restore power in West Palm Beach area
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Toronto Hydro is sending almost 30 workers to Florida on Tuesday to help restore power to the Tampa area following Hurricane Irma. Most of the employees are expected to cross the border on Monday afternoon and arrive Wednesday. However, another Florida utility could request their help after all Tampa power is restored. Up to 20,000 Gulf Power customers could lose power from the storm.

Global Media Irma weakens to Category 1 Hurricane but still poses threat
Author: 0 Irma weakens to Category 1 Hurricane but still poses threat

Hundreds of thousands of people are without power and millions have taken authorities' strenuous advice and evacuated from the path of the storm, which is expected to hit the west of the state hardest. Prices rising 25 percent or more over pre-storm costs, without a justifiable reason, could be considered price gouging, Marshall said. Gastesi says they are "prepared for the worst".

Global Media Porsche owner shoots homeless man over alleged noise plea
Author: 0 Porsche owner shoots homeless man over alleged noise plea

Mr Melton reportedly walked back to where he had been trying to sleep. Police said that Melton returned to where he was sleeping and Quackenbush got out of her vehicle with a gun and fired two shots at the homeless man. But Melton again started to approach them, so Quackenbush warned him she had a weapon, her father explained. Bond for Quackenbush is set at $25,000 and she is scheduled to appear in court in early October.