ABC新闻:朝鲜导弹飞越日本 飓风哈维可能再袭休斯敦


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The prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, is urging all countries on the UN Security Council to fully implement the latest round of sanctions against North Korea. The rogue state launched a ballistic missile over Japan this morning, which landed in waters about a-thousand kilometres to the country's east. Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, says his nation is facing a serious and grave threat, while China is calling for restraint from all sides.

US weather forecasters say tropical storm Harvey is regaining strength and could strike Houston again. The city has already been paralysed by flooding after Harvey dumped more than 60-centimetres of rain. Thousands of people have been rescued and authorities are worried about how many bodies will be found when the record flood waters recede.

A Victorian surfer says he is lucky he was wearing a thick winter wetsuit after a shark attacked him several times off the state's south coast. Six people were in the water at Cathedral Rock, east of Lorne, when the shark appeared. Surfer Marcel Brundler says the shark punctured his wetsuit and board, before swimming off.

And Bangladesh has built a commanding lead in the first CRIcket test against Australia in Dhaka. Spinner Nathan Lyon was once again the star for the Aussie bowlers taking six for 82. But the Tigers remain in the box seat. The Aussies need 265 runs for victory.

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