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23 September 2017 7:27 PM North Korea official to UN: Trump on a suicide mission

Development usually sign country did nuclear test (CNN) - The ongoing war of words between the United States and North Korea saw several new fiery salvos Saturday, a day in which mysterious seismic activity in North Korea refueled concerns over the rogue nation's nuclear ambitions. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, speaking before the United

23 September 2017 6:43 PM North Korean Minister Says Trump Is the One on a Suicide Mission

North Korea’s foreign minister unleashed a torrent of criticism at the United Nations General Assembly in response to President Donald Trump’s speech at the same venue, saying Pyongyang is ready for a preemptive nuclear attack if needed. Ri Yong Ho’s comments came hours after U.S. Air Force bombers flew over international waters east of North Korea

21 September 2017 12:44 PM Mexico races to save 12-year-old girl as quake toll hits 237

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rescuers labored against the odds as dawn broke on Thursday to save a 12-year-old schoolgirl and other possible survivors trapped beneath crumpled buildings in central Mexico following the country’s deadliest earthquake in 32 years. More than 50 survivors have been plucked from several disaster sites in Mexico City since Tuesday

19 September 2017 9:48 PM Senators push for churches to get disaster relief grants

Four Republican senators introduced a bill Monday that would allow churches to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance program grants, putting the houses of worship on the same playing field as non-religious nonprofits. Texas Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, along with Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt and Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford

18 September 2017 9:04 PM Fuel pipeline fix by next week

The broken Marsden Point fuel pipeline could be operational again by early next week. Good progress was being made repairing the ruptured line, pipeline owner New Zealand Refining said yesterday. Damage to the 170km line — reportedly caused by a digger lifting swamp kauri on a farm near Whangarei about three months ago — was discovered last Thursday

18 September 2017 2:41 PM President Trump says bureaucracy is stopping UN from reaching its full potential in debut appearance

President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations on Monday, using his first moments at the world body to urge the 193-nation organisation to reduce bureaucracy and costs while more clearly defining its mission around the world. But while Trump chastised the UN – an organisation he sharply criticised as a candidate for president for its spiralling 2

17 September 2017 11:12 PM Scoop Business » Update on Marsden Point pipeline disruption

Ms Collins says top officials from government agencies have held further discussions today with Refining NZ, which owns the pipeline, the Supply Group, representing fuel companies, airlines and others. “The latest information I have is that aviation fuel supplies in Auckland remain of most concern, but that fuel supplies are sufficient for Auckland motorists 1

17 September 2017 11:12 PM Refinery plays down pipeline impact

Refining NZ says New Zealand doesn't need to be embarrassed by problems at Auckland Airport caused by a damaged fuel pipeline in Northland. Refining NZ is playing down the impact of the ruptured jet fuel line between Marsden Point and Auckland, saying the country doesn't need to be embarrassed by it. Thousands of travellers have had their plans disrupted 1

17 September 2017 11:03 PM Low pressure centres and troughs dominate this week

We start the working week with a broad area of low pressure dominating our weather, but we can look forward to a brief respite on Tuesday as a ridge moves over the country. However, a new low pressure centre has its eyes on us towards the end of the week. For the North Island, an active front crosses this evening, followed by an unstable west to northwest 1

17 September 2017 7:32 AM Another week of temperamental weather

This week begins with a broad area of low pressure dominating the weather, but there will be a brief respite on Tuesday as a ridge moves over the country. However, a new low pressure centre has its eyes on the country towards the end of the week. For the North Island, an active front crosses this evening, followed by an unstable west to northwest flow, with thunderstorms 2