China on Thursday promised to take action against US -sanctioned companies if it sees "solid evidence" they illegally helped North Korea, while cautioning against the imposition of foreign laws on Chinese citizens.
As the North Korean women's ice hockey team arrived in the South to prepare for next month's winter Olympics, Pyongyang has issued a rousing call to all Koreans at home and overseas to achieve unification.
Twelve North Korean female hockey players crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on Thursday to form the rivals' first-ever unified Olympic team during next month's Pyeongchang Winter Games.
South Korea, a staunch US ally, is hoping the North's participation will allow it to host a successful Olympics and lead to broader dialogue over its nuclear weapons program.
By talking to South Korea, the North Koreans could dampen the commitment to a military option and encourage a wedge in the alliance with the United States.
Meanwhile, state media in North Korea has published a rare call for unification, but the statement also makes a demand. It said military drills with "outside forces" as being unhelpful - an apparent reference to joint U.S.
As NPR's Elise Hu reported earlier this week, many South Koreans have also expressed their dismay with joining Pyongyang in the games, reporting, "In Seoul, protesters Monday set fire to the North Korean flag and a photo of Kim Jong Un".
On a larger scale, the main opposition Liberty Korea Party criticized the liberal Moon administration as having allowed North Korea to steal the limelight at the upcoming PyeongChang Olympics by putting too much emphasis on the North's participation. "We're not there yet", she said.
Rush hour commuters injured as Sydney train crashes into buffers
Fifteen people are injured - three seriously - following a collision near Sydney which left some passengers trapped in a carriage. A passenger train hit a barrier at Richmond Station after it failed to break on Monday morning, leaving about 16 people injured.
WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States slapped new sanctions on North Korean and Chinese firms and individuals that it said support the Pyongyang regime of Kim Jong-Un and his nuclear weapons program.
The women's ice hockey squad will include 12 players and one official from North Korea alongside 23 South Korean players.
South Korea has sent a group of officials to North Korea to inspect preparations for a joint cultural event at the North's scenic Diamond Mountain and a practice session for the countries' non-Olympic skiers at the North's Masik ski resort the Koreas plan to hold before the start of the Olympics.
A poll in the South showed around 70% were opposed to the joint hockey team, claiming it will deprive their players of time on the rink.
The DOJ has turned over hundreds of pages of text messages totaling more than 50,000 text messages between Strzok and Page. The missing messages have caused problems for the Department of Justice Office of Inspector General.
We have set very high standards - winning three trophies in one season - but those are the standards I expect my teams to aim for. I have seen him be successful in every country, with every manager in every position.
Coast Guard, Jacksonville Sheriff's Department, FBI, and Bahamian law enforcement are now assisting in the investigation. One woman died after falling over the balcony to another deck, and the second woman fell overboard and is missing.
Kuo believes Apple will move to mitigate concerns about the unusable screen area by debuting a redesigned " iPhone X Plus " model. There are numerous reports coming out out from financial analysts arguing that iPhone X demand is "soft" or below expectations.
Masekela returned to South Africa in 1990 after Mandela was freed and the ban on the African National Congress party was lifted. In the early 1980s, he moved to Botswana to start a mobile recording studio and school for African musicians.
Permier League club Arsenal seem to be the main suitors and here is why Aubameyang is flawless for the North London Club. Therefore, any deal would outstrip the £46.5 million club-record purchase of Alexandre Lacazette last summer.
Gruden has prior history with Oakland, serving as the head coach for four seasons and compiling a 38-26 record over the span. Former Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin, however, was apparently eager to get back to coaching for the 2018 season.
The metro will see snow showers move in by daybreak Monday morning and cause slippery conditions for your morning commute. Snow will continue all day Sunday with snow totals on the warning map below taking most of the day to accumulate.
SpaceX conducts Falcon Heavy static fire test
At a conference in July, Musk said , "I hope it makes it far enough beyond the pad so that it does not cause pad damage". Update: In a tweet following today's test, Elon Musk said the Falcon Heavy launch could take place in about a week.
Snapchat now allows sharing on other social media
Even more annoying is the fact that the new design forces users to tap a preview of the next person's Story before it is shown. This merger would permit users to share their stories on the applications like Twitter and Facebook .
Government shutdown: How it affects Manhattan Project Park
Some parks are in winter season and see winter sports enthusiasts like snowmobilers, snowshoers, skiers and wildlife watchers. This stands in contrast to the last government shutdown in 2013, when gates were closed and people told to leave the park.
GOP Senator Blames Trump Aide for Impasse
At least one Republican dissenter indicated on Sunday that he would support the bill. "We've been at this for 50 years", he said. United States senators are attempting to agree on a bill to fund the government , which is in its second day of shutdown .