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Sen. Jeff Merkley: Trump Shorting Disaster Funding To Pay For Immigrant Detention

Sen. Jeff Merkley: Trump Shorting Disaster Funding To Pay For Immigrant Detention

A senior official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency said the agency is well positioned to respond to Hurricane Florence , despite a report that almost $10 million was transferred this su...

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At least 12 dead after Typhoon Mangkhut lashes Philippines

At least 12 dead after Typhoon Mangkhut lashes Philippines

According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, over 58,000 people are displaced, with more than 51,000 in evacuation centres in Region I, II, III, CAR and the National Capit...

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Trump Calls Research Behind Hurricane Maria Deaths 'Magic' in Fresh Attack

Trump Calls Research Behind Hurricane Maria Deaths 'Magic' in Fresh Attack

This new study of Maria, as indicated above, was looking at the number of people who probably would have died on average in each month following the storm going out to February fo the following ye...

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Border Patrol Agent Arrested in Texas in Connection With 4 Killings, Kidnapping

Border Patrol Agent Arrested in Texas in Connection With 4 Killings, Kidnapping

Authorities say one woman Ortiz had abducted escaped early Saturday morning and she was able to alert authorities. Sheriff Martin Cuellar said Ortiz fled from state troopers and was found hiding in th...

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Russian biggest war-games

Russian biggest war-games "Vostok-2018" underway

Putin said the war games demonstrate the Russian army is capable of countering military threats, without naming the aggressors. Military helicopters fire over the training ground Telemba, north of t...

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Trump order threatens sanctions for interference in U.S

Trump order threatens sanctions for interference in U.S

The order was described by a US official familiar with its drafting as "another tool in the tool kit" to deter election interference by foreign adversaries. It also describes a process for the Treasur...

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Russians claiming to be Salisbury suspects say they were just tourists

Russians claiming to be Salisbury suspects say they were just tourists

A Foreign Office spokesman said that the two men had been identified as the prime suspects and it is clear they are GRU officers who "used a devastatingly toxic, illegal chemical weapons on the stre...

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US Sanctions N. Korea IT Firms in China, Russia

US Sanctions N. Korea IT Firms in China, Russia

Treasury Department. "Also sanctioned, .is the firm's CEO, Jong Song-hwa and its Russia-based front company, Volasys Silver Star". Earlier on Wednesday, Trump signed an executive order to help pro...

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'Monster' storm Florence: What you need to know

'Monster' storm Florence: What you need to know

Waves crash around the Oceana Pier as the outer edges of Hurricane Florence being to affect the coast in Atlantic Beach on Thursday. He also said power could be out for a long time and suggested res...

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As Idlib offensive looms, Syrians flee to border villages

As Idlib offensive looms, Syrians flee to border villages

An estimated 2.9 million people live in Idlib , the last major stronghold of opposition to President Bashar al-Assad. The presidents of Turkey, Iran and Russian Federation met in Tehran last week b...

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Trump claims Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico rose 'like magic'

Trump claims Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico rose 'like magic'

The number of almost 3,000 was released last month after an independent study by the George Washington University (GWU ) in July, which was commissioned by the governor of Puerto Rico . They als...

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Florence still weakening; still risky

Florence still weakening; still risky

Meteorologist Ryan Maue of weathermodels.com calculated that 34 million people in the USA could get at least 3 inches of rain from Florence, with more than 5.7 million people probably receiving at l...

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More than 20,000 on NC coast already without power from Florence gusts

As Hurricane Florence begins to hammer the Carolinas, a few fliers managed to escape the storms path, arriving at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Thursday just before the hurricane is pred...

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Astronauts on International Space Station showcase power of Hurricane Florence in photos

Its maximum sustained winds have dropped slightly to 110 miles per hour. Forecasters predict the storm will make landfall late Thursday night or sometime Friday . Hurricanes Katrina and Harvey, w...

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Court rules against Britain over mass surveillance

Court rules against Britain over mass surveillance

The Court found that sharing intelligence information gathered from bulk surveillance-as GCHQ does with the NSA and other members of the " Five Eyes " intelligence and security alliance-does not v...

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Qld girl gets detention for anthem protest

Qld girl gets detention for anthem protest

In her only television interview to air on Channel 9 tonight, Harper Nielsen told 9NEWS she believed the anthem is disrespectful to indigenous Australians. Like the NFL gridiron players who have "ta...

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Hurricane Florence Leaves Over Half a Million in the Dark

Hurricane Florence Leaves Over Half a Million in the Dark

Beside inundating the coast with wind-driven storm , Florence could dump 20 to 30 inches (51-76 cm) of rain , with up to 40 inches in parts of North Carolina , the National Hurricane Center predi...

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Mike Pompeo accuses John Kerry of 'actively undermining U.S. policy' on Iran

Mike Pompeo accuses John Kerry of 'actively undermining U.S. policy' on Iran

Pompeo said that while he'll leave judgments of the legality of Kerry's conduct to others, "what Secretary Kerry has done is unseemly and unprecedented ". Kerry, the former MA senator who worked as t...

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Trump green lights US$200 billion tariff round

Trump green lights US$200 billion tariff round

Despite the news this week that the Trump administration has proposed a new round of trade talks , the president has reportedly instructed trade officials to impose tariffs on US$200 billion more ...

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Paul Manafort reaches ‘tentative’ plea deal with Robert Mueller

Paul Manafort reaches ‘tentative’ plea deal with Robert Mueller

It remains unclear if the deal will include Manafort cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election and possible collusion wi...

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Russian bombers were intercepted near Alaska

Russian bombers were intercepted near Alaska

They did not fly into USA or Canadian airspace. A previous interception of bombers occurring on September 1 involved bombers without any Russian fighter jet escorts, CNN noted . Spanish and NATO ...

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READ: Special Counsel Releases Manafort Statement Of Offense

READ: Special Counsel Releases Manafort Statement Of Offense

ET (1500 GMT) in federal court. Manafort's conviction in Alexandria, Virginia, last month was at a trial arising from Mueller's investigation. Jury selection was due to start on Monday. Manafort ple...

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What to Know About the Suspected Gas Explosions in MA

What to Know About the Suspected Gas Explosions in MA

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is reportedly sending in a team to investigate. Firefighters battle a house fire in North Andover , Mass., one of a series of fires and explosions on...

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Putin says Salisbury suspects are civilians, not criminals

Putin says Salisbury suspects are civilians, not criminals

Together with Boshirov, Petrov is accused of being an agent of the GRU (Glavnoye Razvedyvatel'noye Upravleniye) agency, which is the main military foreign intelligence service of Russian Federation. "...

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EU for fines over Google extremist content

EU for fines over Google extremist content

The original proposal from May 2016 aims to transform the existing European Asylum Support Office into a fully-fledged European Union Agency for Asylum with an enhanced mandate and considerably expa...

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European Union to give Barnier mandate to close Brexit deals - Financial Times

European Union to give Barnier mandate to close Brexit deals - Financial Times

The BBC said Tuesday's meeting did not include all the ERG's senior figures and it had discussed possible scenarios depending on whether May was able to secure a deal with the European Union based on ...

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Hungary's PM rejects EU criticism of his government's policies,

Hungary's PM rejects EU criticism of his government's policies,

On Wednesday the European Parliament voted 448-197 in favor of a report recommending the launch of a so-called Article 7 procedure, which could lead to the suspension of Hungary's EU voting rights. Or...

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Rat Wipes $190M Off Restaurant Chain's Value

Rat Wipes $190M Off Restaurant Chain's Value

Its discovery received particular attention online because of the way that the restaurant's staff chose to deal with the situation. Officials shut down the restaurant temporarily to inspect the prem...

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Rockfall at Greek beach injures tourists

Coast guard and fire brigade officials confirmed that the injuries sustained were not life-threatening. The brief video clips included below show the moment the rockfall began, with tons of rock ...

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United States bishop quits as Francis launches fresh abuse probe

United States bishop quits as Francis launches fresh abuse probe

The meeting had been requested by Cardinal Di Nardo following the damaging release of the Pennsylvania grand jury report in July that, since 1947, hundreds of priests in the state sexually abused mo...

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