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China pressed iron ore traders to halt business even before United Nations sanctions

China pressed iron ore traders to halt business even before United Nations sanctions

The latest news about a USA probe into Chinese trade practices could lead to steep tariffs and comes as Trump is pressing for China's cooperation in reining in North Korea's nuclear program. In the midst of a 17-day vacation, Trump plans to leave his New Jersey golf club and return to Washington to sign the order. The US officials, however, said the North Korean issue and the investigation into China's trade practices are not linked.


Actor and screenwriter Joseph Bologna dies aged 82

Actor and screenwriter Joseph Bologna dies aged 82

He also wrote, directed and appeared on Broadway in 1981's IT HAD TO BE YOU and wrote the 1968 Broadway comedy LOVERS AND OTHER STRANGERS . Bologna in July attended a 35th anniversary screening of " My Favorite Year ", in which he played King Kaiser, the star of a TV variety show.


Korea tensions ease as Moon urges calm

Korea tensions ease as Moon urges calm

Acting U.S. ambassador to South Korea Marc Knapper made the remark in a meeting with ruling Democratic Party Chairwoman Choo Mi-ae at her parliamentary office on Monday. and South Korea stop these exercises. North Korea's military said last week that it will finalize its plan by mid-August on attacks around Guam , home to key American air and naval bases.


Happy 70th Birthday Pakistan

Happy 70th Birthday Pakistan

Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang was chief guest for ceremony with Beijing being a key Islamabad ally throughout its history. Colonel Musa Alfifi, the team leader of "Saudi Hawks" said that we feel honoured and happy to be here to take part in Pakistan's Independence Day celebrations.


State troopers killed in helicopter crash at white nationalist rally mourned

State troopers killed in helicopter crash at white nationalist rally mourned

The Associated Press later reported that "Officials say the deaths of two people in a helicopter crash near Charlottesville, Virginia, have been linked to a violent white nationalist rally earlier in the day". There is no indication of foul play in the crash. Cullen was a lieutenant who graduated from the Virginia State Police Academy in May 1994 as a member of the 90th Basic Session, according to a press release.



Japan can intercept North Korean missile headed towards Guam - defense minister

However, experts say Japan does not now have the capability to shoot down a missile flying over its territory headed for Guam . "Now they've telegraphed it", he told Reuters in an interview . North Korea, which is angry over new United Nations sanctions condemning its rapidly developing nuclear and missile programme, continued its tough stance on Monday.