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Hurricane Maria is still churning towards the East Coast

The NHC said the Carolina and Mid-Atlantic coasts should continue monitoring the storm, as its hurricane-force winds still extend about 60 miles from the eye. Looking farther ahead, she added: "Ex-hurricane Maria looks set to bring some stormy co...

Natural disaster of magnitude 3.4 detected near North Korea's nuclear test site

If some days ago u.s. leader threatened to "rocket man" to "completely destroy" ir country, yesterday Kim responded with a virulent diatribe towards "old chocho american" and threatened to "exercise hardest countermeasure of History", which could b...

Turkey says it won't accept Kurdish independence vote

The Kurdish official said that the reports quoted Pavel Talabani, the son of former President Jalal Talabani, who was expressing his personal opinion. The National Security Council's meeting was followed by a Turkish cabinet meeting that focused on...

Polls close in New Zealand's cliffhanger election

In Christchurch Central, Labour's Duncan Webb beat sitting National MP and Cabinet minister Nicky Wagner, who had won the seat in the last two elections. Labour would get a coalition Government just over the line with the support of NZ First and the ...

China: Trump bank ban statement 'not consistent' with facts

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said in a news conference on Friday: " North Korea's remarks and behaviour are provocative to regional and worldwide security, and they are absolutely unacceptable". South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who me...

Crude Supported By Middle East Producer Cuts Ahead of OPEC Meet

Crude stocks at the Cushing, Oklahoma, delivery hub rose by 703,000 barrels, EIA said. OPEC, led by Saudi Arabia, and other non-OPEC members such as Russian Federation pledged they will decrease their output to by 1.8 million barrels per day in 201...

Is Vladimir Putin Behind Kim Jong-un's Latest Missile Threat?

But two senior South Korean diplomats, interviewed by Reuters , expressed concern that Trump's rhetoric could provoke a miscalculation from Kim and prompt him to launch an attack. US allies said on Wednesday that enforcing global sanctions on Nort...

Netanyahu Meets Egypt's a-Sisi in First Public Forum

General Assembly's meeting. Egypt has been mediating between Abbas' internationally recognised Palestinian Authority located in the West Bank and Hamas, which has controled the Gaza Strip since 2007. The United States will consider resuming some su...

Trump Calls for July 4th Military Parade Down Pennsylvania Avenue

Despite Trump's unpredictable foreign policy, Macron has sought not to isolate Washington, sensing an opportunity to sway its thinking and elevate the role of France, a nuclear power and permanent member of the U.N. (China, Russia and the United King...

Kenya Supreme Court: 'No choice but to accept' opposition hacking claims

Opposition leader Raila Odinga, 72, has demanded sweeping changes at the electoral commission, including the removal of Chief Executive Officer Ezra Chiloba, before the rerun, which is scheduled for October 17. "The [board] can not therefore be said ...

Horrendous Hurricane Maria throttles Dominica; Irma ravaged Caribbean next

Maria's landfall in Dominica was record-breaking, and National Hurricane Center statements say it is the strongest storm to make landfall on the small island country. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skeritt said on his Facebook page that "initi...

Gov. Ducey says he supports latest health care repeal law

But some of the same GOP senators who blocked various stages of earlier repeal efforts are withholding their support. "If I could just say again, the way to do this is have a bill, put it through committee", he said on CBS's "Face the Nation".

CAR Says Ryanair Passengers Entitled To Refund

At a press conference on Monday afternoon, O'Leary said: "This is our mess up". The Irish no-frills airline said Friday it would scrap up to about 2,000 flights over six weeks as it struggles with pilot availability and is hoping to restore a high ...

Four American women hospitalized after acid attack in France

Two other women escaped with shock. In April, French police said they thwarted an imminent "terror attack" and arrested two suspected radicals in Marseille just days before the first round of France's presidential election. UPDATE #1 - 4:30pm EST...

Trump retweets altered GIF of him hitting golf ball at Clinton

This isn't the first time Trump has tweeted an image portraying a violent victory over one of his opponents. " Donald Trump's awesome golf swing #CrookedHillary ", the caption of the original tweet said, a reference to the term Trump coined about...

Speculation not helpful, British PM May tells Trump after attack tweet

In a prerecorded statement, Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the " cowardly " attack " intended to cause significant harm ". According to The New York Times , Trump's tweets only add to the strain that's been buckling the United States a...

Turkey says northern Iraqi referendum an issue of national security

The oil-rich province of Kirkuk is among the contested areas that the vote is planned to take in. Iraqi parliamentarians have rejected the legitimacy of the vote and the central government in Baghdad , which is strongly opposed to the move, has sa...

NASA sends Cassini probe into Saturn's atmosphere to save moons

Mission scientists were especially concerned about contaminating Titan or Enceladus , the two Saturnian moons where life as we know it might be possible-a possibility that Cassini's multiple flybys discovered. The spacecraft was built and finall...

Russian Top Defense Official Says Zapad Exercises Don't Pose Threat to Europe

Estonian Defense Minister Juri Liuk, however, says Moscow could deploy up to 100,000 troops. Some Western officials including the head of the U.S. The US military took part in a training exercise with Baltic allies in June that included B-1 and B...

Greenspan Backs Bid to Replace Obamacare With Grants to States

Dean Heller of Nevada and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin. The proposal eliminates ACA provisions like premium tax credits and cost-sharing reductions, and in turn, provides states block grants to operate their own systems for providing coverage.

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Turkey says northern Iraqi referendum an issue of national security

The oil-rich province of Kirkuk is among the contested areas that the vote is planned to take in. Iraqi parliamentarians have rejected the legitimacy of the vote and the central ...

Speculation not helpful, British PM May tells Trump after attack tweet

In a prerecorded statement, Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the " cowardly " attack " intended to cause significant harm ". According to The New York Times , Trump's twe...

NASA sends Cassini probe into Saturn's atmosphere to save moons

Mission scientists were especially concerned about contaminating Titan or Enceladus , the two Saturnian moons where life as we know it might be possible-a possibility that Cass...

Russian Top Defense Official Says Zapad Exercises Don't Pose Threat to Europe

Estonian Defense Minister Juri Liuk, however, says Moscow could deploy up to 100,000 troops. Some Western officials including the head of the U.S. The US military took part in ...

Greenspan Backs Bid to Replace Obamacare With Grants to States

Dean Heller of Nevada and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin. The proposal eliminates ACA provisions like premium tax credits and cost-sharing reductions, and in turn, provides states blo...

After 16 Years of War, Senate Finally Debates Need for War Debate

In response to Congress' move, which took place on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that killed almost 3,000 people, Paul tweeted that he was looking to end USA wars in...

Kaspersky Banned: Federal Agencies Ditch Russian Cybersecurity Firm Over Spying Concerns

Law360, Nashville (September 13, 2017, 4:53 PM EDT) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security ordered federal agencies Wednesday to stop using Kaspersky Lab software and services ...

Mass Evacuations in Russian Cities Continue After Bomb Threats

Since September 11 dozens of schools, universities, malls, railway stations, airports and government offices have been evacuated and inspected by law enforcement in big cities all ...

NHC: Hurricane Jose not a concern to the US

This past weekend, Irma , a devastating Category 4 hurricane, swept up over the Florida Keys and then up Florida's Gulf Coast, becoming the third of this season's four catastrophi...

Family of 3 Die After Falling Into Italian Volcano

Authorities said they believe the child fainted because of the gas fumes before falling into the crater. A 7-year-old boy is the sole surviving member of a family that was wiped ...

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Beaufort Islands under mandatory evacuation

Beaufort Islands under mandatory evacuation

As Irma approaches the region, its large swells, storm surge and high tides may cause water along the coast to rise 6 feet above ground level near Charleston, which Dixon said coul...

Maldivian government expresses condolences over Mexican natural disaster

Maldivian government expresses condolences over Mexican natural disaster

Mexican authorities said at least 60 people were confirmed dead, including many in the state of Oaxaca along the Pacific coast. The Interior Department reported that 428 homes we...

Putin Says North Korea Crisis Can Be Solved By Diplomatic Means

Putin Says North Korea Crisis Can Be Solved By Diplomatic Means

He said they shared the view that the North's nuclear issue should be resolved quickly to realize the "infinite potentials" of the Korean Peninsula and the Far East region. "If we ...

Trump pitches tax reform in North Dakota

Trump pitches tax reform in North Dakota

Americans must call on Congress to strongly oppose Trump's tax and budget plan, which is nothing more than a $5 trillion tax giveaway paid for by cuts to Social Security, Medicare,...

Prosecutors: Sen. Menendez 'sold his office' for ritzy trips

Prosecutors: Sen. Menendez 'sold his office' for ritzy trips

Prosecutors accuse him of soliciting and accepting free trips on Salomon Melgen's private jet to luxurious resorts in the Dominican Republic and elsewhere, hundreds of thousands of...