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Trump's plan to starve North Korea of oil is a long shot

Experts: Tremors 10 times stronger than before President Trump has little chance of persuading China and Russia to cut off North Korea’s oil supply, and even if he succeeds the unprecedented step may still not be enough to get Kim Jong Un to stop building nuclear weapons. The U.S. wants the U.N. Security Council to approve a range of new sanctions, including a full ban on exports of oil to North Korea, after Pyongyang carried out its biggest ever nuclear bomb test on Sunday. Experts say an oil embargo would ...

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Brexit: Leaked document suggests UK plan to curb EU migration

Proposals aimed at cutting the numbers of low-skilled migrants from Europe following Brexit have been disclosed in a leaked Home Office paper. The document, obtained by The Guardian, suggests free movement will end upon exit in March 2019 and the UK will adopt a “more selective approach” based on the UK’s economic and social needs. Access to labour in industries without shortages may be curbed, it suggests. The BBC understands the document has not been signed off by ministers. A spokesman for the government said it did not comment on ...

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Sources: Cavs plan to seek extra Celtics asset

8:46 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN After Cleveland’s physical examination of Isaiah Thomas‘ injured hip raised concern about the timeline for his return this season, Cavaliers officials are planning to seek an additional trade asset before finalizing a deal to send four-time All-Star guard Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics, league sources said. Without revisions to the original trade agreement, the Cavaliers could threaten to veto the trade, league sources said. The Cavaliers’ stance could trigger a standoff between Cleveland and Boston officials, forcing both organizations to weigh the consequences of ...

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NASA’s $3.5 billion plan could keep Yellowstone from ever erupting again

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Yellowstone national park is famous for its hot springs, geysers, and picturesque vistas. However, it’s the supervolcano lurking under Yellowstone that we have to thank for all of that. An eruption in Yellowstone could be a global cataclysm, but NASA has a plan to reduce the risk while also generating power. The plan is not without risks, and the price tag is high. Still, if it keeps us from being wiped out by clouds of ...

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What is the UK's customs union plan?

The Department for Exiting the European Union has released what it calls a future partnership paper, laying out the government’s plans for the UK’s relationship with the EU after it leaves. The Reality Check team looks at some of the key parts of the document. Two options “The government believes that there are two broad approaches the UK could adopt.” The key part of the government’s paper is the choice of two different destinations as it tries to negotiate a long-term solution. The first is “a highly streamlined customs arrangement”, ...

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North Korea leader 'briefed' on Guam missile plan

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been briefed on a plan to fire missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam, state media says. But the report said he would watch US actions before making a decision on “the enveloping fire at Guam”. Last week, the North said a plan was being drawn up to fire four missiles into the sea off Guam, where US bombers are based. It came amid a sharp rise in rhetoric between the US and North Korea. The report on state news agency KCNA said ...

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North Korea Guam missile strike plan 'ready by mid-August'

North Korea says it will be ready by mid-August to fire four missiles near the US territory of Guam, as a war of words with Washington intensifies. State media said Hwasong-12 rockets would pass over Japan and land in the sea about 30km (17 miles) from Guam, if the plan was approved by Kim Jong-un. It denounced Donald Trump’s warnings of “fire and fury” and said the US leader was described as “bereft of reason”. The US has warned the North its actions could mean the “end of its regime”. ...

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How I plan to spend my first paycheck

Money guide for Millennials So you’ve just started a new job right out of college and your first paycheck lands in your bank account. Where do you go from here? Every summer, a new wave of college graduates find themselves heading into the real world. And there’s good news for this year’s cohort: The average salary for 2017 graduates isat an all-time high, according to a 2017 Korn Ferry study. They’re expected to make an average of $ 49,785 in their first job out of school — up 3% from ...

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Judge approves suicidal girl care plan

A judge who said society should be “ashamed” for not protecting a suicidal girl has approved a care plan for her. The girl, known as X, will be moved to a special unit on Thursday after doctors managed to find her a place. Sir James Munby, head of the family courts in England and Wales, said the provision of care “should not be dependent” on legal involvement. The secure unit where the 17-year-old has been living has spent £125,000 on extra staff to care for her. The unit – which ...

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