Florence death toll climbs to 37; Trump visits stricken area

There wasn't any presidential fanfare 120 miles away in Fayetteville. They still didn't know if their home was ruined. President Donald Trump says SC is in for a "rough few days" in the aftermath of Florence , but assures the state that the fede... More..

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Man Arrested For Threatening To Shoot 11-Year-Old After Fortnite Loss
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Man Arrested For Threatening To Shoot 11-Year-Old After Fortnite Loss

The man, Michael Aliperti, 45, was accused of threatening to shoot the child, according to police and NBC New York . Officers arrested Aliperti at approximately 1:40 a.m. "We took this as a school threat", C...More..

California doctor and his girlfriend deny rape allegations
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

California doctor and his girlfriend deny rape allegations

In addition to the list of charges , Robicheaux is also being accused of firearm violations. If convicted, Robicheaux faces up to 40 years in prison, while Riley faces up to 30 years and eight months. On Jan...More..

Christine Blasey Ford's life 'turned upside down' after accusing Kavanaugh
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Christine Blasey Ford's life 'turned upside down' after accusing Kavanaugh

Ford described'. But I can only say this: "he's such an outstanding man - very hard for me to imagine that anything happened", Trump told reporters. A substantial delay could push confirmation past the Nove...More..

Jeff Flake, Bob Corker Don't Want Brett Kavanaugh Vote Delayed
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Jeff Flake, Bob Corker Don't Want Brett Kavanaugh Vote Delayed

President Trump also defended Brett Kavanaugh , describing him as a "great gentleman". Similarly, she asks that Kavanaugh's counsel be allowed to question Ford. "And then they will vote", Trump added. Re...More..

US and Russia clash over enforcing UN sanctions on NKorea
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

US and Russia clash over enforcing UN sanctions on NKorea

And despite the US pushing global partners to maintain pressure on North Korea to denuclearize, full support from critical allies, Russian Federation and China, has waned. This summer, the United States had, ho...More..

3 injured, suspect dead in Wisconsin office attack
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

3 injured, suspect dead in Wisconsin office attack

CBS Madison reports that the Dane County dispatch center received several 911 calls about a possible shooter around 10:25 a.m. CST. Middleton, a suburb of the state capital Madison, is a city of about 17,00...More..

Donald Trump defends US Supreme Court nominee accused of sexual assault
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Donald Trump defends US Supreme Court nominee accused of sexual assault

Last week, news surrounding a private letter that had been sent to Feinstein, Democrat of California, raised potential questions about Kavanaugh's nomination. Hill endured a brutal assault on her personal rep...More..

Sex claim against top court pick should be heard: Trump aide
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Sex claim against top court pick should be heard: Trump aide

The committee was supposed to vote on the nomination this Thursday but faced pressure after Ford went public with her allegation over the weekend. Meanwhile, the White House defended both Kavanaugh and For...More..

Presidential emergency alert system text postponed
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Presidential emergency alert system text postponed

All major wireless firms and more than 100 mobile carriers are participating in the new Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA ) program that allows for presidential alerts, FEMA wrote in a Thursday statement . In ...More..

Union Cabinet Approves Ordinance to Criminalise Triple Talaq
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Union Cabinet Approves Ordinance to Criminalise Triple Talaq

The Union Cabinet has approved The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance which seeks to criminalize the practice of Triple Talaq , as per news reports. "An unnerved BJP finding itself c...More..

Kavanaugh's accuser NOT ready to testify against Trump's supreme court nominee
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Kavanaugh's accuser NOT ready to testify against Trump's supreme court nominee

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford looks forward to working with you and the Committee. The panel's Republican chairman, Senator Chuck Grassley , said he would postpone the vote and would now hold a hearing with ...More..

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Says He Will Visit Seoul
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Says He Will Visit Seoul

Kim and Moon also agreed to remove all nuclear weapons and other threats to peace in the Korean Peninsula while consenting to take further concrete denuclearization steps if Washington were willing to reciproca...More..

Pakistan court orders release of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Pakistan court orders release of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

The court granted bail to Nawaz, Maryam and Capt Safdar and ordered them to pay Rs0.5 million as surety bonds. "How Nawaz Sharif can own property when the ownership of the same rests with his children?" T...More..

Waves Crash Against Homes in Hong Kong During Typhoon Mangkhut
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Waves Crash Against Homes in Hong Kong During Typhoon Mangkhut

Farms across northern Luzon, which produces much of the nation's rice and corn, were sitting under muddy floodwater, their crops ruined just a month before harvest. In the neighboring gambling enclave of Macau,...More..

Mangkhut weakens to tropical storm after battering China
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Mangkhut weakens to tropical storm after battering China

In the United States, at least 17 people are now reported to have died in storm-related incidents in North and SC since Florence made landfall as a category one hurricane on Thursday. In 2013, Typhoon Haiyan...More..

Death Toll From Florence Reaches 32, Officials Say
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Death Toll From Florence Reaches 32, Officials Say

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has urged residents who were evacuated from the worst-hit areas ahead of Hurricane Florence to stay away amid warnings that the floods in the state were worsening. Sixteen...More..

FEMA Administrator defends Trump on Puerto Rico death toll study
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

FEMA Administrator defends Trump on Puerto Rico death toll study

Appearing on NBC's " Meet the Press ", Long defended the president for his response to Hurricane Maria previous year and argued that findings from multiple academic studies were "all over the place". Puerto R...More..

North and South Korea make breakthrough agreement
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

North and South Korea make breakthrough agreement

Defense Minister Song Young-moo and his North Korean counterpart No Kwang-chol inked the agreement in Pyongyang, which is part of efforts to enforce the two Koreas' April summit agreement to halt "all hostile a...More..

Trump administration cutting number of new refugees to 4-decade low
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Trump administration cutting number of new refugees to 4-decade low

He also said that the 30,000 figure "is a cap, not a floor", meaning the USA might let in fewer than that and noted that even with the cap set at 45,000 for 2018, the Trump administration had admitted less th...More..

EU working to 'improve' Irish Brexit border proposal to UK: Barnier
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

EU working to 'improve' Irish Brexit border proposal to UK: Barnier

But Mrs May has rejected that plan as unacceptable, claiming it would effectively create a border in the Irish Sea between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK. In a letter to EU leaders he said they should ...More..

In stunning move, Trump declassifies documents related to Russian Federation probe
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

In stunning move, Trump declassifies documents related to Russian Federation probe

Mr. Trump also directed the Department of Justice to release FBI reports about Bruce Ohr, a Justice Department attorney, and the unredacted text messages of former FBI Director James Comey , former Deputy F...More..

Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination process reflects the bitter partisanship of the age
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination process reflects the bitter partisanship of the age

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh , a federal appeals court judge, holds up a worn copy of the Constitution of the United States as he testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in W...More..

Kavanaugh & Christine Ford to Testify at New Hearing on Attempted Rape Allegation
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Kavanaugh & Christine Ford to Testify at New Hearing on Attempted Rape Allegation

They say the hearing should not move forward until that investigation is completed. An FBI investigation "should be the first step in addressing the allegations", the lawyers wrote in the letter , which was ...More..

Moon and Kim begin summit after limo ride through Pyongyang
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Moon and Kim begin summit after limo ride through Pyongyang

Kim and Moon embraced at Pyongyang's worldwide airport - where the North Korean leader had supervised missile launches past year as tensions mounted. By comparison, surveys after the April summit found overwh...More..

Donald Trump is ‘very seriously’ considering more troops in Poland
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Donald Trump is ‘very seriously’ considering more troops in Poland

Trump says that he's considering the idea and that Poland has offered more than $2 billion to the U.S.to pay for such an effort. Trump added the United States was interested in exploring the possibility of co...More..

Russian Federation blames Israel in downing of aircraft by Syria
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Russian Federation blames Israel in downing of aircraft by Syria

This absolutely does not correspond to the spirit of Russian-Israeli partnership. According to Reuters the official SANA news agency said the Technical Industry Institution in the state-controlled city ...More..

South Africa's highest court legalises cannabis use
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

South Africa's highest court legalises cannabis use

The court upheld a decision made the Western Cape High Court past year which ruled that personal use of marijuana should be legal. "The judgment does not specify how many grams of cannabis can a person use ...More..

Democrats Call for Delay to Kavanaugh Vote amid Sexual Assault Accusation
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Democrats Call for Delay to Kavanaugh Vote amid Sexual Assault Accusation

Hill endured a brutal assault on her personal reputation in hearings and in conservative media, and the all-male Republicans on the committee ultimately backed Thomas. A potential "no" vote from Mr Flake would ...More..

Trump aide says sex claim against Brett Kavanaugh should be heard
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Trump aide says sex claim against Brett Kavanaugh should be heard

Kavanaugh's once-assured confirmation has now been thrown into question, angering Trump and prompting his aides to evaluate their options moving forward. But many say they recognize the situation has gotten ...More..