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U.S. makes exceptions for North Korea travel ban

U.S. makes exceptions for North Korea travel ban

In recent months, North Korea also carried out a new test of a rocket engine that could be used for powering an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the weapon that can threaten directly the USA mainland. "Regarding North Korea's recent missile launch, once again in violation of UN Security Council resolutions, China has already clearly expressed our opposition", Wang said.


Doves still in charge of Bank of England interest rates

Doves still in charge of Bank of England interest rates

The Bank looks set to keep interest rates at a record low once again on Thursday, but investors are looking out for signs that it is getting nearer to raising rates for the first time in a decade. Inflation, which will peak at about 3 per cent in October, will slow to around 2.2 per cent in 2020, just above the bank's 2 per cent target. Yesterday evening sterling rose as high as $1.325 against the dollar, the highest since 16 September when comments by former Bank official Kristin Forbes ...


4.4 magnitude quake reported near Oklahoma City

4.4 magnitude quake reported near Oklahoma City

Wednesday about 4 miles (6 kilometers) east-northeast of Edmond, Oklahoma - about 15 miles (25 kilometers) northeast of Oklahoma City. The second quake was in the same square mile but just west of the first one. More than an hour after the quake, nearly all customers had their power restored. "Felt indoors by many, outdoors by few during the day". Dishes, windows, doors disturbed; walls make cracking sound.


NAACP delegates back advisory urging caution in Missouri

NAACP delegates back advisory urging caution in Missouri

The travel advisory, circulated in June by the Missouri NAACP and recently taken up by the national organization, comes after travel alerts began appearing in recent years in light of police shootings in the USA and ahead of immigration legislation in Texas and Arizona .


State to turn over some data on voters to Trump's commission

State to turn over some data on voters to Trump's commission

Cuomo did not have an immediate comment after the election board's meeting today in Albany where word of the agency's decision was announced. Mr. Trump's Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity has faced pushback from state officials who have said they want to keep sensitive voter information private.