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The reason South Korea wants a 'decapitation squad' might surprise you

The reason South Korea wants a 'decapitation squad' might surprise you

It is the ninth resolution unanimously approved by the United Nations since North Korea's ballistic missile tests in 2006. Russian Federation and China, both allies of North Korea, approved the final, weaker draft of the bill, but continue to express skepticism over the restrictions, with China specifically concerned about a full oil cutoff leading to North Korea's collapse. Consulte Mais Informação

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Flooding may close portion of I-75 as Florida evacuees return

Flooding may close portion of I-75 as Florida evacuees return

As of Wednesday morning, the river level is safe at 55 feet. "However, if the river were to rise to an unsafe level, the bridge would become impassable both northbound and southbound, and would be closed immediately". FDOT says it is "actively working with WAZE, Google Maps, the Georgia Department of Transportation and other transportation industry partners to communicate the potential reroutes to the public". Consulte Mais Informação

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Anthony Garotinho é preso no Rio de Janeiro, diz site

Anthony Garotinho é preso no Rio de Janeiro, diz site

Ele já tinha sido preso em novembro do ano passado pela Operação Chequinho, que apurou o mesmo esquema. "Não houve um simples esquema de compra de votos, mas uma verdadeira avalanche de crimes com a sangria do dinheiro público para a eleição de um grupo político ligado ao ora réu", citou Manhães Junior, que, parafraseando o juiz federal Sergio Moro, ressaltou não ter prazer pessoal em condenar o político. Consulte Mais Informação

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Joesley Batista e Saud são levados para Brasília em avião da PF

Joesley Batista e Saud são levados para Brasília em avião da PF

Ele, que já havia chorado quando agentes da PF abriram a porta da cela onde ficaria detido, pode ir parar em um xadrez comum, caso seja transferido para um presídio, já que não possui curso superior. Após pedido da defesa, o Supremo Tribunal Federal abriu uma exceção e determinou que o exame de corpo de delito dos presos seja realizado somente em Brasília. Consulte Mais Informação

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It's goodbye to Junior Cert, hello to the JCPA

It's goodbye to Junior Cert, hello to the JCPA

Under the new system which only applies to English students results will receive a Distinction, or a Merit, or an Achieved mark instead of the traditional A, B, C, system. This year, 240 students got 10 As or more - but that's a 43% dip from the 2016 total. Locally, 1,144 Kilkenny students will be picking up their results today - 579 of whom are female, and 565 who are male. Consulte Mais Informação

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From south to north - Irma leaves behind widespread damage in Florida

From south to north - Irma leaves behind widespread damage in Florida

It's terrible what we saw. "This is why we ask people to leave". Search and rescue teams are still going door-to-door in the hardest hit areas of the Keys , including Big Pine Key and Cudjoe Key, where Irma came ashore. Hurricane Irma has weakened to a tropical storm late Monday afternoon, the center located 85km east of Tallahassee. The Keys are cut off from the mainland, as the 42 bridges that link them are being assessed for damage. Consulte Mais Informação

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South Korea welcomes new UNSC sanctions on North

South Korea welcomes new UNSC sanctions on North

MCEVERS: And a diplomatic solution of course does require some diplomacy, not just sanctions. Additionally, none of the council's five permanent members - the United States, Britain, France, Russia and China - must veto it. This ban will eventually starve the regime of an additional Dollars 500 million or more in annual revenues, she added. What did the United States want? "In case the US eventually does rig up the illegal and unlawful "resolution" on harsher sanctions, the DPRK shall ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Moscow rejects cutting off North Korea from Russian oil supplies

Moscow rejects cutting off North Korea from Russian oil supplies

China has always been reluctant to take measures that could trigger instability or a refugee exodus on its frontier, and Russian has already dismissed calls for an oil embargo. "As never before, everyone should show restraint and refrain from steps leading to escalation and tensions", Putin said. Defence Secretary James Mattis said last week: "We are never out of diplomatic solutions", perhaps in recognition that military options are restricted. Consulte Mais Informação

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USA formally requests UNSC vote on N Korea sanctions

The American ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, yesterday suggested the USA was not looking for war and North Korea could "reclaim its future" by abandoning its nuclear program. US military leaders should make plain to their political superiors and the American public that any USA first strike on North Korea would result in a devastating loss of American and South Korean lives. Consulte Mais Informação

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Cebuana Tabal, other SEA Games medalists receive incentive from Duterte

Cebuana Tabal, other SEA Games medalists receive incentive from Duterte

He added, "Through hard work and discipline, you have prevailed and made our nation proud". Close to P16 million were distributed to the athletes, who brought home 24 gold, 33 silver and 64 bronze medals from Kuala Lumpur. Duterte hosted the handing over of checks of SEA Games medalist as part of their incentives in accordance with Republic Act 10699 in which the gold winners receive P300,000 each, silver P150,000 each, and bronze P60,000 each. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ryan school murder: Pradyuman Thakur was not sexually assaulted, says doctor

Ryan school murder: Pradyuman Thakur was not sexually assaulted, says doctor

School bus conductor Ashok Kumar, who allegedly tried to sexually assault Class II student Pradhuman Thakur in a toilet and slit his throat with a knife when he resisted on Friday, is already behind bars. The police officials stated that the school did not inform them about the incident and it was through the hospital that the officers learned about the incident. Consulte Mais Informação

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