Philippines, Hong Kong Brace for Super Typhoon Mangkhut

According to HKO, the storm is expected to skirt around 100 to 200 kilometers (62 to 124 miles) south of Hong Kong on Wednesday afternoon, bringing strong winds and rain. It has already passed the USA territory of Guam, where it caused widespread flo... More..

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Double bombing outside girls' school in eastern Afghanistan
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Double bombing outside girls' school in eastern Afghanistan

The Nangarhar health department confirmed the toll. Witnesses told AFP the casualties were students from the boys' school. A 12-year-old boy was killed and several children and adults were wounded by a se...More..

Putin says two Skripal poisoning suspects are civilians and not criminals
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Putin says two Skripal poisoning suspects are civilians and not criminals

British prosecutors have charged the two Russian men with the nerve agent poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English city of Salisbury. The statement by Putin marked an abrupt ...More..

Putin says two Skripal suspects are civilians
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Putin says two Skripal suspects are civilians

In an address to the Easter Economic Forum in Vladivostok, he said: 'Of course, we looked who these people are. British officials have said the men were agents of Russian military intelligence dispatched to...More..

Assad 'has 'been warned' over chemical weapons use: Mattis
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Assad 'has 'been warned' over chemical weapons use: Mattis

CNN reported last week that United States officials have grown anxious that an assault on Idlib could involve the use of chemical weapons if the rebels are able to slow regime advances. "Arguably removing USA...More..

Pope calls meeting of key bishops on sexual abuse: Vatican
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Pope calls meeting of key bishops on sexual abuse: Vatican

Francis plans to meet on Thursday at the Vatican with Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, and Cardinal Sean O'Malley, the Pope's top adviser on clergy sex abuse. Chris...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Trump authorizes sanctions against foreigners who meddle in United States elections

The order declares a national emergency, Bolton said, and requires DNI to make regular assessments of activities targeting the United States electoral process, reporting findings to the Department of Justice an...More..

Pope calls meeting of key bishops on sexual abuse
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Pope calls meeting of key bishops on sexual abuse

The former nuncio, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, recently accused a number of prelates of dereliction of duty in dealing with clerical sex abuse and claimed that the pope had rehabilitated serial abuser Cardin...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Storm response in Puerto Rico 'incredibly successful,' Trump says

Cuomo also indicated last week that he was going to help families sue Trump for his inaction during the storm, accusing the White House of violating Puerto Ricans' constitutional rights of equal protection ...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

UK 'strongly' agrees with President Erdoğan on Idlib, UN envoy says

Last week, the United Nations warned that such an offensive would likely lead to the "worst humanitarian catastrophe of the 21st century". Damascus, backed by allies Russian Federation and Iran , has bee...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

"They Are Civilians", Says Putin On UK Nerve Agent Poisoning Suspects

There is "nothing criminal" about the two men Britain suspects of carrying out the Skripal nerve agent attack in Salisbury, President Putin has said. Skripal poisoning suspects Alexander Petrov and Ruslan B...More..

Papadopoulos Denies Incriminating Trump in FBI Interview
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Papadopoulos Denies Incriminating Trump in FBI Interview

In an interview on ABC News' "This Week", Papadopoulos - sentenced last week to 14 days in federal prison for lying to the FBI about his Russian Federation contacts in 2016 - said he has "no knowledge...More..

U.S. woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart, 14, is being freed
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

U.S. woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart, 14, is being freed

The Utah Board of Pardons and Parole announced Tuesday that it reversed its original decision and determined it had mistakenly not given Barzee credit for her time served in federal prison . "I am trying to un...More..

This is South Africa’s murder capital
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

This is South Africa’s murder capital

The number of sexual offenses increased 0.9% to 50 108, while attempted murder cases rose 0.2% to 18 233, the report showed. The murder rate increased to 35.2 per 100 000 people - more than six times higher tha...More..

Russian Federation joined by China for biggest 'war games' since Soviet era
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Russian Federation joined by China for biggest 'war games' since Soviet era

Hundreds of thousands Russian troops swept across Siberia on Tuesday in the nation's largest ever war games also joined by China - a powerful show of burgeoning military ties between Moscow and Beijing amid t...More..

Trump to mark 17 years since 9/11 at Pennsylvania memorial
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Trump to mark 17 years since 9/11 at Pennsylvania memorial

Over the course of the morning, many public figures posted their solemn commemorations of the terror attacks. Seventeen years after the devastating 9/11 attacks, President Donald Trump heads to Pennsylvan...More..

by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Donald Trump's visit to Ireland in November cancelled

Leo Varadkar confirmed the November visit was cancelled and said the "US side has cited scheduling reasons". "Help us to do so if you abhor his policies on climate change, refugee migration, trade wars, milit...More..

by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Narendra Modi a friend of mine: Donald Trump in Woodward book

Donald Trump Jr. walks off Air Force One in Great Falls, Mont., in July, as he accompanies his father, President Trump , to a political rally. Over the course of his tempestuous first year in the White Hou...More..

Indian Nuns: Arrest Rapist Bishop
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Indian Nuns: Arrest Rapist Bishop

In her complaint lodged with Kottayam district police, the nun accused Mulakkal of raping and having unnatural sex with her multiple times between 2014 and 2016. What does the police have to say? Reportedly,...More..

by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Nolte: Bob Woodward Amps Up Scare Tactics to Hype Book

He wrote that it was "just another assault against me, in a barrage of assaults, using now disproven unnamed and anonymous sources". The op-ed, written by someone the Times only identified as a "senior ad...More..

Wife of Pakistan's jailed ex-PM Nawaz Sharif dies in London
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Wife of Pakistan's jailed ex-PM Nawaz Sharif dies in London

Begum Kulsoom Nawaz did not actively participate in politics despite being married to Nawaz Sharif. Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif was diagnosed with lymphoma a year ago. She then moved to London for medical care. T...More..

More than 1 million to flee as Florence rips toward East Coast
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

More than 1 million to flee as Florence rips toward East Coast

If the strength continue to rise, Florence will be one of just three storms in the records to have winds of 150 miles-per-hour this far north, said Phil Klotzbach, a Colorado State University hurricane research...More..

Wife allegedly kills estranged husband in front of 2-year-old daughter
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Wife allegedly kills estranged husband in front of 2-year-old daughter

Emergency personnel responded and attempted to resuscitate the man, but were unable to. According to a report obtained by News Channel 5 filed with the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office on May 28, 2018, Coutee ...More..

Sen. Collins Unfazed by Leaked Kavanaugh Email on Roe v. Wade
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Sen. Collins Unfazed by Leaked Kavanaugh Email on Roe v. Wade

The documents were emails from Judge Kavanaugh's time serving in the Bush White House, and had been cleared for the Judiciary Committee to view during its considering of the Supreme Court nomination, but ha...More..

Ugandan Among South Sudan Plane Crash Victims
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Ugandan Among South Sudan Plane Crash Victims

Two people are still missing. In 2015, dozens of people were killed when a Russian-built cargo plane with passengers on board crashed after taking off from the airport in Juba . Abel said the Anglican Bishop...More..

Bolton To Set Out Tough U.S. Stance On International Criminal Court
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Bolton To Set Out Tough U.S. Stance On International Criminal Court

But Nauert said in her statement Monday that the administration is "not retreating from our efforts to achieve a lasting and comprehensive peace". Since the embassy move, the Trump administration has failed...More..

Egypt court sends 75 to death over 2013 protest
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Egypt court sends 75 to death over 2013 protest

An estimated 800 protesters were killed by security forces in clashes that erupted in Rabaa Adawiya square, the most deadly incident following the country's popular uprising that ousted long-time strongman Hosn...More..

Scores detained in Russian pension protests
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Scores detained in Russian pension protests

The interior ministry was cited by the Interfax news agency as saying police had made around 100 detentions in St Petersburg and "several" in Moscow. Almost 300 protesters were detained and some beaten with...More..

Venezuelan coup plotters 'met United States official'
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Venezuelan coup plotters 'met United States official'

Bloomberg News reported after the incident that in April, a number of Venezuelan military dissidents plotted in neighboring Colombia to overthrow Maduro, and met there with a second group, comprised mostl...More..

Top general says Trump has military options if Syria uses chemical weapons
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Top general says Trump has military options if Syria uses chemical weapons

The United Nations also said it feared a full-scale offensive could cause a humanitarian catastrophe involving tens of thousands of civilians. Back home, and having signed a joint communique that excluded h...More..

Mike Pence 'never' part of 25th Amendment conversation, he says
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Mike Pence 'never' part of 25th Amendment conversation, he says

In an interview that aired on Sunday, Pence revealed that Mueller's team had not yet asked to speak to him. "Let me be very clear". "It also tells me that he's about the staunchest supporter that the presid...More..

by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Hurricane strengthens to Category 4, on track to barrel into Carolinas

The NHC added that Florence , which reached major hurricane status several days ago but weakened into a tropical storm, now has an eye. Florence has maximum sustained winds of 105 miles per hour, though that...More..

by | Monday, September 10, 2018

US closes Palestinian mission in Washington

Bolton's draft text says the United States will not cooperate with the ICC, and that if it does investigate US actions in Afghanistan then the Trump administration will consider travel bans, asset freezes and p...More..

Apple says United States tariffs on China would hit 'wide range' of products
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Apple says United States tariffs on China would hit 'wide range' of products

Apple , like other tech giants, has benefited from the last year's overhaul to the US tax code, and the company has committed to returning much of the $252 billion in cash it held overseas. Separately, the USA ...More..

Trump warns of ‘devastating’ taxes on Canadian cars
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Trump warns of ‘devastating’ taxes on Canadian cars

Canada and the U.S. need to present an agreed-upon text to the U.S. Congress by October 1 in order to join the deal the Trump administration signed with Mexico. Canada is attempting to preserve NAFTA Chapter...More..