Monthly Archives: August 2017

US orders closure of Russian facilities as relations worsen

Source: CNN Top Stories

The US announced Thursday it will shutter the Russian consulate in San Francisco, as well as annexes in Washington and New York, in response to mandated staff cuts at the US mission in Russia.
The US announced Thursday it will shutter the Russian consulate in San Francisco, as well as annexes in Washington and New York, in response to mandated staff cuts at the US mission in Russia.
US orders closure of Russian facilities as relations worsen

Mueller, New York AG working together on Manafort

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Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller is comparing notes with the office of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on the Russia investigation, a source familiar with the investigation told CNN Thursday.
Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller is comparing notes with the office of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on the Russia investigation, a source familiar with the investigation told CNN Thursday.
Mueller, New York AG working together on Manafort

Why the German elections matter to the rest of the world

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We’ve had our fair share of dramatic elections recently – the UK, France, the US. And let’s not forget Brexit. The German election on September 24 may be generating fewer headlines, but it’s no less important.
We’ve had our fair share of dramatic elections recently – the UK, France, the US. And let’s not forget Brexit. The German election on September 24 may be generating fewer headlines, but it’s no less important.
Why the German elections matter to the rest of the world

Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic

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Surrounded by farmland and plantations in the small village of Teluk Kemang Sungai Lilin in South Sumatra, a boy, just 8 years old, sits smiling with his mother.
Surrounded by farmland and plantations in the small village of Teluk Kemang Sungai Lilin in South Sumatra, a boy, just 8 years old, sits smiling with his mother.
Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic

Missile launch over Japan a prelude to 'containing Guam'

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North Korea’s missile launch on Tuesday was a prelude to more military operations directed at the US territory of Guam, North Korean state media said Wednesday.
North Korea’s missile launch on Tuesday was a prelude to more military operations directed at the US territory of Guam, North Korean state media said Wednesday.
Missile launch over Japan a prelude to 'containing Guam'

Heavy rain paralyzes Mumbai

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Heavy rainfall paralyzed parts of the Indian financial capital of Mumbai on Tuesday, as traffic chaos sparked by flooding streets prompted officials to warn residents to abandon stranded vehicles and remain indoors.
Heavy rainfall paralyzed parts of the Indian financial capital of Mumbai on Tuesday, as traffic chaos sparked by flooding streets prompted officials to warn residents to abandon stranded vehicles and remain indoors.
Heavy rain paralyzes Mumbai

Death toll rises as storm set to make landfall again

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Exhausted and drenched in filthy floodwater, weary emergency workers and volunteers scrambled to save the latest wave of Tropical Storm Harvey’s victims amid word that a veteran Houston police sergeant drowned on his way to work.
Exhausted and drenched in filthy floodwater, weary emergency workers and volunteers scrambled to save the latest wave of Tropical Storm Harvey’s victims amid word that a veteran Houston police sergeant drowned on his way to work.
Death toll rises as storm set to make landfall again

Harvey delivers pounding rainfall, days of floods feared

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The sprawling and soaked Houston metro area and other deluged towns in southeastern Texas braced for devastating floods and pummeling rainfall on Sunday as Tropical Storm Harvey drifted over land and drenched dogged searchers and anxious residents.
The sprawling and soaked Houston metro area and other deluged towns in southeastern Texas braced for devastating floods and pummeling rainfall on Sunday as Tropical Storm Harvey drifted over land and drenched dogged searchers and anxious residents.
Harvey delivers pounding rainfall, days of floods feared

N Korea fires trio of missiles amidst US-S Korea military drills

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North Korea fired an “unidentified projectile” from Kittaeryong into the sea east of the Korean Peninsula, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a news release Saturday.
North Korea fired an “unidentified projectile” from Kittaeryong into the sea east of the Korean Peninsula, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a news release Saturday.
N Korea fires trio of missiles amidst US-S Korea military drills