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People North Korea says it's not backing down on nuclear development in 2018
Author: 0 North Korea says it's not backing down on nuclear development in 2018

The UN Security Council responded by adopting a new set of severe US-drafted sanctions created to further strangle North Korea's energy supplies and tighten restrictions on smuggling and the use of North Korean workers overseas. 29, 2017, file image provided by the North Korean government on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, shows what the North Korean government calls the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile, at an undisclosed location in North Korea.

People Netanyahu wishes Iranian people'success in their noble quest for freedom'
Author: 0 Netanyahu wishes Iranian people'success in their noble quest for freedom'

Rouhani told a group of lawmakers in Tehran, according to state media. "They deserve better." He predicted the regime's eventual demise as its citizens pursued freedom. That's just not right. "The guy who is totally against the Iranian nation has no right to sympathize with Iranians", Rouhani said. Four days of demonstrations in Iran have posed the boldest challenge to its clerical leadership since pro-reform unrest in 2009.

People Amber Alert issued for two Round Rock girls
Author: 0 Amber Alert issued for two Round Rock girls

On New Year's Eve, Sunday, December 31st, Round Rock police performed a welfare check on a woman who was found dead inside a home. It's not now known what she was last wearing. I was just glad none of my kids or my wife was here. Authorities believe the children could be in a gray 2017 Hyundai Accent with the Texas license plate JGH9845.

People Kim says U.S. should know North Korean nuclear force a reality
Author: 0 Kim says U.S. should know North Korean nuclear force a reality

On Seoul's welcoming response to Kim's remark that he would consider sending a delegation to the Winter Olympic Games to be held in the South Korean alpine town of PyeongChang next month, the official, asking not to be named, said, "We are confident in the South Korean government's commitment to hosting a safe and successful Olympic Winter Games".

Author: 0 Trump says 'time for change' in Iran as protests continue

In a tweet on Friday, Trump said the Iranian government should "respect their people's rights, including right to express themselves". The footage could not be independently confirmed. "The great Iranian people have been repressed for many years". "It's unclear how this is happening from town to town, except through social media".

People Marijuana is Now Legal in California - If You Can Find It
Author: 0 Marijuana is Now Legal in California - If You Can Find It

Only about 90 businesses received state licenses to open on New Year's Day. In San Francisco , according to Bay Area public radio station KQED , foodies have already been experimenting with marijuana-infused dinners. However, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, now leading polls to succeed Brown after the elections later this year, is a proponent of legal marijuana. Los Angeles city officials say they plan to start the process of issuing licences for the sale of recreational marijuana on Wednesday.

People Kim Jong Un: Nuclear button is always on his desk
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un: Nuclear button is always on his desk

In September, the regime carried out its sixth and most powerful nuclear test. "We'll see, we'll see", Trump said when asked by the USA media to respond to Kim's " nuclear button " threat and offer of dialogue. "We have always stated our willingness to talk with North Korea anytime and anywhere if that would help restore inter-Korean relations and lead to peace on the Korean peninsula", a spokesman for the presidential Blue House said.

People Russia's probe makes US 'look very bad'; quicken the procedure
Author: 0 Russia's probe makes US 'look very bad'; quicken the procedure

The Times also reports that, "Hours after he accused the Chinese of secretly shipping oil to North Korea, Trump explicitly said for the first time that he has "been soft" on China on trade in the hopes that its leaders will pressure North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program".

People Unsafe cold grips Mid-Missouri for the new year
Author: 0 Unsafe cold grips Mid-Missouri for the new year

WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny skies will be enjoyed and it won't be AS cold. At most some flurries could pop up in the morning, but otherwise the day will be dry. At the moment, the storm is looking to impact eastern Mass, the Cape, and Island more so than western Mass, but at four days away, the track could easily change.

People Muslim women to thank PM Modi for triple talaq bill
Author: 0 Muslim women to thank PM Modi for triple talaq bill

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government has been making attempts to take up issues faced by Muslim women. A day after Prime Minister Modi boasted of facilitating Muslim women's travel for Haj without " Mahram ", All India Majlise Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi said it became possible after amendments in visa norms by Saudi authorities.

People Medical bandh tomorrow to protest NMC bill; govt doctors to take part
Author: 0 Medical bandh tomorrow to protest NMC bill; govt doctors to take part

Health services in the national capital may also get hit as the Delhi Medical Association (DMA) has also called for a "total shut down" of for 12 hours in all medical establishments in support of the IMA's strike. Senior doctors from IMA are protesting another proposal of NMC which allows unrestricted fee in 60 per cent of medical seats in private medical colleges.

People Lorde, New Zealand targeted in pro-Israel Washington Post ad
Author: 0 Lorde, New Zealand targeted in pro-Israel Washington Post ad

Lorde has been branded a "bigot" in a full-page advert in the Washington Post , taken out by by "America's rabbi" Shmuley Boteach after the singer recently cancelled an Israel performance. The advert accuses Lorde of being influenced by New Zealand's "growing prejudice" towards the Jewish State and calling her called a hypocrite for not cancelling concerts in Russian Federation.

People Palestinian girl charged after slapping soldier on video
Author: 0 Palestinian girl charged after slapping soldier on video

The military said an investigation had determined that an infantry company commander was one of the two soldiers shown being confronted in the video, and that he had "conducted himself professionally by not responding in kind". The Military Advocate General requested that Nour remain in prison until the completion of proceedings against her. An adult found guilty of assaulting a soldier could be jailed for up to 10 years, but such an outcome would be unlikely for Tamimi as a minor.

People Oakville's 2018 Polar Bear Dip Cancelled
Author: 0 Oakville's 2018 Polar Bear Dip Cancelled

This year's event in Peachland is on again on January 1 with a Polar Bear Walk and Run at 10:30 a.m. Polar Plungers are being cautioned that jumping into the ocean this particular New Year's Day is crazier than usual, so be on the lookout for further cancellations.

People Teen killed parents, sister, family friend with assault rifle, cops say
Author: 0 Teen killed parents, sister, family friend with assault rifle, cops say

The victims were identified as the boy's parents, Steven Kologi, 44, and Linda Kologi, 42; his 18-year-old sister, Brittany, and 70-year-old Mary Schultz, who lived with the family. The suspect, whose name was not released because he is a juvenile, will be charged as an adult with four counts of murder, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J.

People Rain ruins match after Munro's 66 off 23 balls
Author: 0 Rain ruins match after Munro's 66 off 23 balls

Persistent rain, however, had the final say in the first worldwide match of 2018. Eventually, the contest was abandoned after 9 overs of play. Taylor is being rested for the second and third T20 matches. He was out for 66 off just 23 balls. He scored 93.93% of runs in boundaries - the highest in a T20I innings of fifty-plus runs. Kesrick Williams was introduced into the attack for the final powerplay over, and Munro took full toll again.

Author: 0 Netanyahu's Likud party votes unanimously for sovereignty in Judea and Samaria

Trump this month recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reversing decades of US policy. He downplayed the role of the overwhelming majority of the rest of the global community. In October, Netanyahu chose to postpone a vote on a controversial bill that critics say would amount to the de facto annexation of Israeli settlements surrounding Jerusalem.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Heats Up Feud With Iran By Praising Anti-Government Protests

RFE/RL could not verify the authenticity of the video, but the Voice of America (VOA) identified the victims as Hamzeh Lashni and Hossein Reshno. "I am pleading. "This is more grass-roots". "Things are not working out economically for ordinary Iranians", he added. "People do not feel this regime represents them".

People First baby of 2018 born just ten seconds after midnight
Author: 0 First baby of 2018 born just ten seconds after midnight

In Dundee, the labour ward at Ninewells Hospital had five new arrivals in the early hours of January 1. Elsewhere in Glasgow, Katie Browne and Lynfryn MacKenzie welcomed baby Josefin MacKenzie Browne into the world at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.