Hurricane Florence expected To Be 'catastrophic'

Early Thursday footage showed stormy seas and dark skies, with an American flag whipping in the wind . Resident Jay Manning said he and his wife watched with alarm as water filled the street. Florence is about 644 kilometres wide and it's winds ... More..

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Hurricane Florence to 'bring Mike Tyson punch to Carolina coast'

The images, captured from249 miles above the storm, captured Florence as it draws close to North Carolina's coast. A hurricane warning - meaning hurricane conditions are expected within 36 hours - is in ef...More..

Trump disputes Milken research estimating Hurricane Maria death toll
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Trump disputes Milken research estimating Hurricane Maria death toll

One frequent tactic is claiming ignorance: "I haven't read it yet", said House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Trump's tweet as he walked away from reporters. In this November 15, 2017 photo, some roofs da...More..

Hurricane Florence pounds Carolinas
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Hurricane Florence pounds Carolinas

More than 60 people had to be pulled from a collapsing cinderblock motel. Florence flattened trees, crumbled roads and knocked out power to three-quarters of a million homes and businesses, and the assault w...More..

Hurricane Florence Rocks Wooden Pier in Nags Head
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Hurricane Florence Rocks Wooden Pier in Nags Head

The eye of the hurricane made landfall at Wrightsville Beach, just outside Wilmington, on Friday morning, with winds of over 100mph, then stalled and began crawling inland at just 3mph. He said "24 to 36 hour...More..

Paul Manafort has reached a tentative plea deal with Mueller
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Paul Manafort has reached a tentative plea deal with Mueller

Spokesmen for special counsel Mueller and Manafort would not respond to requests for comment. The prosecutions of Manafort arose from Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 USA election and ...More..

Russian Federation bombers off Alaska intercepted by U.S. fighter jets
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Russian Federation bombers off Alaska intercepted by U.S. fighter jets

The Russian aircraft did not enter US or Canadian air space. NORAD is a binational command focused on the defense of both the US and Canada, the response to potential aerospace threats does not distinguish betw...More..

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast

SC ordered the mandatory evacuation of one million coastal residents while North Carolina ordered an evacuation of the Outer Banks, barrier islands that are a popular tourist destination. "These are folks who...More..

Drivers could face
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Drivers could face "major delays" for European Union permits after no-deal Brexit

British people traveling to Europe may also have to ensure their passport is valid for at least six months when they visit the European Union in the event of no deal, to comply with European Union regulations f...More..

Who will be next after 'brave' Manafort pulls a U-turn on Trump?
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Who will be next after 'brave' Manafort pulls a U-turn on Trump?

Manafort's second trial was for charges regarding his lobbying work in Ukraine . Paul Manafort , President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. Asked by reporters at the White House if he would consid...More..

Deep divisions in British politics with just 200 days to Brexit
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Deep divisions in British politics with just 200 days to Brexit

The plan for a special Brexit deal summit is likely to be unveiled during the course of the Salzburg gathering, two people said, with one suggesting the announcement could come even sooner. May's spokesman said...More..

Cumbria braced for Hurricane Helene which could cause 'danger to life'
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Cumbria braced for Hurricane Helene which could cause 'danger to life'

Although Florence was downgraded from Category 4 status, it is still considered an extremely risky storm with maximum sustained winds near 125 miles per hour. It is moving northwest at 15 miles per hour, acco...More..

MA towns rocked by 20 MASSIVE explosions - One dead 13 injured
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

MA towns rocked by 20 MASSIVE explosions - One dead 13 injured

Gov. Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency and put Eversource in charge of restoration efforts in Lawrence, Andover , and North Andover , saying he is not happy with the recovery so far by Columbia Ga...More..

Ex-NSA chief wishes Trump had pressed Putin on Russian election attacks
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Ex-NSA chief wishes Trump had pressed Putin on Russian election attacks

The order, according to administration officials, is broad in terms of who and what can be sanctioned. The sanctions authority would be the latest effort by the Trump administration to address to concerns r...More..

Manafort Strikes Deal to Cooperate with Mueller Investigation
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Manafort Strikes Deal to Cooperate with Mueller Investigation

Judge Amy Berman Jackson said in court Friday that Manafort must participate in interviews and debriefings, provide documents and testify in future cases. Rudy Giuliani , the former New York City mayor who is...More..

Restaurant lost $190 million in value after dead rat found in soup
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Restaurant lost $190 million in value after dead rat found in soup

The rat was found last week at a branch of the chain, Xiabu Xiabu, in Weifang, a city in the eastern province of Shandong. Ma alleges that restaurant staff offered the couple cash for an abortion if they were a...More..

European Union considers fining tech companies over extremist content
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

European Union considers fining tech companies over extremist content

In his annual State of the Union address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg , the European Commission president said that when united, the EU was a force to be reckoned with. "I am not suggesting that ...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Rock slide in Zakynthos, one woman injured, three feared missing

Video footage of the terrifying moment showed the rock from the limestone cliff face split and plummet to the shore, sending waves crashing over tourists. There were no people missing, one of the officials ...More..

Pope accepts resignation of USA bishop accused of sexual harassment
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Pope accepts resignation of USA bishop accused of sexual harassment

All bishops are required to submit their resignation at the age of 75, but the Pope does not have to accept it. Archbishop Georg Gaenswein, private secretary to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI , on Tuesday descri...More..

HRW Blames China for Repeated Violations of Uighur Muslims
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

HRW Blames China for Repeated Violations of Uighur Muslims

The Trump administration may sanction Chinese government officials and businesses over human rights violations against ethnic Uighurs and other minority Muslim groups , The New York Times reported . A Hum...More..

Hanson attacks Qld girl for anthem protest
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hanson attacks Qld girl for anthem protest

Harper's protest was in light of her belief that the song doesn't do justice to the contributions of the aboriginal peoples of Australia. In a statement, the Queensland Department of Education and Training ...More..

32 killed, 128 injured in attack on protesters
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

32 killed, 128 injured in attack on protesters

Gen. Ghulam Sanayee Stanikzai, police chief of Nangarhar province, said people from Achin district had come to the Momandara district to block the main highway between the capital Jalalabad and the Torkham ...More..

Erdogan warns any Idlib attack will affect Europe
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Erdogan warns any Idlib attack will affect Europe

Assad has vowed to retake the region, backed by his Russian and Iranian allies. Syrian government and Russian warplanes began air strikes in Idlib last week in a possible prelude to a full-scale offensiv...More..

US identifies 2 Korean War dead from North Korea remains
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

US identifies 2 Korean War dead from North Korea remains

Mattis told Pentagon reporters that experts moved swiftly on analyzing those two sets of remains , as they thought they had a good chance of identifying them because of where they were located and other info...More..

European Union urges release of jailed journalists in Myanmar
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

European Union urges release of jailed journalists in Myanmar

In just under three years, Myanmar's 1991 Nobel Prize Laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi has gone from triumphant former political prisoner - feted around the globe as Southeast Asia's Nelson Mandela - to her country...More..

Bishop resigns as pope orders inquiry in sex abuse case
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Bishop resigns as pope orders inquiry in sex abuse case

Manuel LaRosa-Lopez, one of them in 2001. "We are grateful to the Holy Father for receiving us in audience", DiNardo said in a statement after the meeting. DiNardo's deputy Jose Horacio Gomez and general se...More..

United States woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart, 14, is being freed
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

United States woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart, 14, is being freed

At the June hearing, her attorney questioned the calculation of her release date, which led the Utah board to look into it. Lawyer Scott Williams said Tuesday he's appreciative the board reviewed it and agreed ...More..

SUV crashes into crowd at public square in China, killing 9
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

SUV crashes into crowd at public square in China, killing 9

In April of this year, nine students were killed and 10 injured in a knife attack outside a school in the Shaanxi province in Northern China. Police have detained the driver of the auto, who they say had a ...More..

5 dead in Bakersfield, California shooting rampage
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

5 dead in Bakersfield, California shooting rampage

According to AP, except for the gunman's wife, there was no immediate word on how the victims might have been related. The gunman, who was not identified, then went to a home nearby and shot and killed two mo...More..

Trump rejects Puerto Rico hurricane death toll
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Trump rejects Puerto Rico hurricane death toll

Earlier Tuesday, President Donald Trump had reiterated his praise for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's response. "I think probably the hardest one we had by far was Puerto Rico because of the isl...More..