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USA proposes sanctions banning oil to North Korea, freezing assets

Former NBA star, Dennis Rodman, offered to "straighten things out" between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un amid the rising tension of a nuclear war. Xinhua News Agency reported Thursday that Xi told Trump China is adamant about preserving the worldwide nuclear nonproliferation treaty and resolving the issue through talks, adding that dialogue, combined with a set of comprehensive measures, is best for seeking a long-term solution. Consulte Mais Informação

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Senate OKs $15B hurricane disaster aid

Senate OKs $15B hurricane disaster aid

The Senate also easily approved the measure by a vote of 80-17 on Thursday. The measure would also fund government agencies through December 8, taking the threat of an October 1 government shutdown off the table. If a funding bill is not passed by the end of the month, the federal government would go into a partial shutdown. The two men dined at the White House Thursday night, a get-together scheduled over Congress' recess, long before the head-spinning events of this week. Consulte Mais Informação

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Busy Day Of All Ireland Camogie Finals In Croke Park

Busy Day Of All Ireland Camogie Finals In Croke Park

Cork were 0-5 to 0-2 up at half time and were good value for their lead, but a rousing Kilkenny comeback in the second half threatened to hand the cup to the Cats for the second year running. Gemma O'Connor levelled matters in the 60th minute, before White's last-gasp point broke Kilkenny hearts. Scorers for Cork: Orla Cronin 0-3, Amy O'Connor 0-2, Orla Cotter (0-1f), Gemma O'Connor, Libby Coppinger, Katrina Mackay and Julia White 0-1 each. Consulte Mais Informação

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Senate Passes Harvey Disaster Relief Bill With Debt-Ceiling Rider

Senate Passes Harvey Disaster Relief Bill With Debt-Ceiling Rider

The new funding, attached to legislation to keep the government funded and raise the debt ceiling, is expected to come to a Senate vote on Thursday afternoon or Friday. Funds for victims of Harvey, which initially made landfall in southern Texas on August 25 as a Category 4 hurricane and left at least 60 people dead, caused catastrophic flooding and displaced thousands of people in southern Texas and Louisiana, will boost the resources of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Najib: Malaysia, US to study possible bilateral trade arrangement

Najib: Malaysia, US to study possible bilateral trade arrangement

Speaking at a media conference after chairing the Barisan Nasional supreme council meeting on Friday, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Malaysia was open to the idea. "God willing, this visit will be fruitful and further strengthen Malaysia-US relations", he said. "The opposition are welcome to do so (criticise the government), and they do indeed do so, as Malaysians know from regular reports on both traditional and new media. Consulte Mais Informação

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All living former presidents come together for hurricane relief push

All living former presidents come together for hurricane relief push

Presidents Jimmy Carter , George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama all appeared in a public service announcement video that aired during Thursday's National Football League season opener. Bill Clinton and the Bush senior raised money for victims of the tsunami in Asia in 2014 and Hurricane Katrina in 2005. All five living former USA presidents have launched a new campaign to raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mulher de Mujica, Lucia Topolansky assumirá vice-presidência do Uruguai

Mulher de Mujica, Lucia Topolansky assumirá vice-presidência do Uruguai

Segundo as informações do jornal Folha de S. Paulo , Lucia, de 72 anos, assumirá o cargo como vice-presidente por ter sido a segunda senadora mais votada na coligação que obteve mais votos nas últimas eleições. Na época, ele era apadrinhado do então presidente, Mujica . O pai de Sendic, que tem o mesmo nome, fundou o grupo guerrilheiro Movimento de Liberação Nacional - Tupamaros (MLN-T), durante os anos de 1960 e 1970, para lutar contra a ditadura militar no país. Consulte Mais Informação

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Enormous devastation on St Martin:Dutch PM

Enormous devastation on St Martin:Dutch PM

The island territory is home to about 40,000 people. Puerto Rico: more than 6,000 residents of the United States territory are in shelters and many more without power. Pictures show that the Category 5 storm has wreaked havoc on the Princess Juliana International Airport on the island of St. Martin. Sand from the beach washed up into the main terminal, while the building's roof was "extensively damaged", the Associated Press reported . Consulte Mais Informação

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Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island home smashed by Hurricane Irma

Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island home smashed by Hurricane Irma

Instead, Branson said he would hunker down with his team on Necker , his private Caribbean island, "as I have been on the three times we have had hurricanes over the past 30 years". "I know we will all band together and rebuild the islands to become stronger and even more wonderful than they were before". The luxury home of billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson in the British Virgin Islands was destroyed by Hurricane Irma , according to a post from his son Sam on Instagram. Consulte Mais Informação

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China backs stronger sanctions on North Korea but Russian Federation resists

China backs stronger sanctions on North Korea but Russian Federation resists

Amid the rising tensions, Seoul installed the four remaining launchers of the USA anti-missile Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) system on a former golf course in the south early on Thursday. THAAD would intercept missiles aimed for the southern half of the peninsula and projectiles targeting the United States. Some 38 protesters were wounded in tussles with police, with 21 sent to hospital, according to a Seongju Fire Station official. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump Administration Has Shown Desire To Defuse North Korea Tensions: Vladimir Putin

Trump Administration Has Shown Desire To Defuse North Korea Tensions: Vladimir Putin

North Korea on Tuesday, two days after its latest atomic test , declared itself a "full-fledged nuclear power in possession of ICBM as well as A-bomb and H-bomb". A U.S. State Department official, who spoke with Reuters on condition of anonymity, said Washington hoped to avoid further retaliatory actions with Russian Federation, but that they were confident in the legality of the consular closure and restrictions announced last week. Consulte Mais Informação

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