Hurricane Donald: Trump Creates a New Twitter Storm

What we saw in Puerto Rico was a mass death of 3,000 people. "In my opinion, what we've got to do is figure out why people die, from direct deaths, which is the wind, the water and the waves" and collapsed buildings, which he probably was that in... More..

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How Brett Kavanaugh's supporters are defending the allegations against him
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

How Brett Kavanaugh's supporters are defending the allegations against him

A day earlier, Republicans agreed to hold a public Judiciary Committee hearing at which Kavanaugh and Ford have been invited to testify. Kavanaugh's confirmation, which once appeared all but certain, was cast...More..

Death Toll From Florence Reaches 32, Officials Say
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Death Toll From Florence Reaches 32, Officials Say

Rescuers have saved about 700 people in New Hanover county, where Wilmington is located, and 2,600 people across the state. "Never drive through flooded roads". "Not only are you going to see more impact acro...More..

Trump Orders Declassification of Parts of FISA Application Related to Carter Page
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Trump Orders Declassification of Parts of FISA Application Related to Carter Page

A spokesman for the Department of Justice commented on Trump's order, saying: "When the President issues such an order, it triggers a declassification review process that is conducted by various agencies within...More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Democrats Call for Delay to Kavanaugh Vote amid Sexual Assault Accusation

Blasey Ford asked for confidentiality, and the allegation was not made public - until this past weekend. Christine Blasey Ford said he tried to attack her and remove her clothing in 1982 when they wer...More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Kavanaugh accuser has not yet accepted invitation to testify before Congress

Judiciary Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley, (R) of Iowa, said Monday that he will "continue working on a way to hear her out in an appropriate, precedented, and respectful manner". Democrats are desperate to block ...More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

NC baby missing after mother ‘loses grip’ in Florence floodwaters

The department says the boy's mother was traveling east on state highway 218 near the town of Wadesboro when she drove through barricades. Her vehicle left the road and came to rest among a group of trees. Th...More..

Trump declassifies documents related to Russian Federation probe
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Trump declassifies documents related to Russian Federation probe

He also commanded the department to release the investigation-related text messages of former Justice Department and FBI officials who he has frequently criticized: former FBI director James B. The unredacted...More..

Florence death toll reaches 23; destruction expected to worsen
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Florence death toll reaches 23; destruction expected to worsen

North Carolina emergency response officials tweeted that 23 truckloads of military meals and bottled water were delivered overnight to Wilmington, the state's eighth-largest city. "Threats from Hurricane Flore...More..

Confirmation of Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh in doubt
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Confirmation of Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh in doubt

Kavanaugh has also denied the claims. "He stands ready to testify tomorrow if the Senate is ready to hear him", said White House spokesman Raj Shah. She was quite reluctant to come forward ". "Because this...More..

It's legal to smoke dagga at home
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

It's legal to smoke dagga at home

The initial ruling by the Western Cape High court still left the legality of it in question, but this ruling now by the constitutional court makes it very clear that it'll soon be perfectly legal to use marijua...More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Kavanaugh, Ford invited to Senate Judiciary hearing; Thursday vote delayed, sources say

Ford has accused Kavanaugh of trying to attack her and remove her clothing while drunk 36 years ago in a Maryland suburb outside Washington when they were students at different high schools. Ford's version ...More..

Kim Jong Un embraces South Korean president before Pyongyang summit
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Kim Jong Un embraces South Korean president before Pyongyang summit

Kim also became the first North Korean leader to enter South Korea since the Korean War was halted by an armistice in 1953. For his part the dovish South Korean president is looking to tie the two tracks ...More..

Russian military plane vanishes over Syria's Mediterranean Sea coast
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Russian military plane vanishes over Syria's Mediterranean Sea coast

Around the time the plane disappeared, the Syrian coastal city of Latakia - near the Russian airbase to which the Il-20 was returning - came under attack from "enemy missiles", and missile defence batteries res...More..

FEMA to test 'Presidential Alert' system
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

FEMA to test 'Presidential Alert' system

FEMA says the test will have the banner "Presidential Alert" and read, "THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System". FEMA stated that the government can not track end users' location thr...More..

Salisbury police rule out Novichok after diners fall ill at Prezzo restaurant
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Salisbury police rule out Novichok after diners fall ill at Prezzo restaurant

Detecting unsafe chemical and biological agents, providing 3D mapping and... Wiltshire Police declared a major incident after a man, 42, and a woman, 30, became ill at Prezzo in High Street on Sunday evening....More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Three Republican senators weigh in on delaying Kavanaugh vote

Democrats have called for the vote to be delayed and two Republicans on the panel - Jeff Flake of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of SC - have said Ford's testimony should be heard. That meant her family was spendin...More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Russia Says Military Jet With 14 Aboard Vanishes From Radar Off Syria

The state media reported that missiles targeted Latakia and Homs and Hama. The fate of those on board is still unclear, but a USA official told CNN that Syrian government forces had mistakenly shot down the...More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Trump orders 'immediate' declassification of FISA documents, DOJ-FBI texts

They believe that the FISA court incorrectly allowed the surveillance on the basis of the material in the dossier. Additionally, the US President urged the release of text messages , sent or received by ex...More..

PM's luxury cars auction to be held on Monday
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

PM's luxury cars auction to be held on Monday

The official invitation was delivered by Saudi Information Minister Awwad Al-Awwad during his recent visit to Pakistan . The home secretary said they discussed security issues and mechanisms for bilateral pr...More..

Trump to announce fresh China tariffs
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Trump to announce fresh China tariffs

The Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that it was invited to hold new talks. In July, China raised the tariff on imports of USA autos to 40 percent just days after broadly cutting duties on foreign-ma...More..

Gunmen dressed as mariachi band kill four during Mexican Independence Day celebrations
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Gunmen dressed as mariachi band kill four during Mexican Independence Day celebrations

The incident left three men and two women dead, city officials said. The shooting took place as crowds kicked off Mexico's Independence Day celebrations Friday and during a busy night at Plaza Garibaldi, a po...More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Elon Musk may face more than one lawsuit from British rescue diver

Unsworth to be guilty of the accusations", Unsworth's complaint said , according to Reuters. Musk grew angry with Unsworth after the caver criticized Musk's attempts to help with the Thai cave rescue effort ...More..

Trump Jr. mocks sexual assault claim against Kavanaugh
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Trump Jr. mocks sexual assault claim against Kavanaugh

In the meantime, Ford's attorney has signaled her willingness to go before Congress and testify about the alleged assault if they summon her. The Judiciary Democrats, in their letter to Chairman Grassley o...More..

Fire Burning Through Brooklyn Parking Garage
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Fire Burning Through Brooklyn Parking Garage

The FDNY said 15 firefighters and two civilians have suffered non-life-threatening injuries at the King's Plaza Shopping Center in Mill Basin since the 6-alarm fire began around 9 a.m. People reported hearing...More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

China will hit back at any new U.S. tariffs: ministry

The missive from Cupertino complained that some Apple products were included on a list of $200 billion worth of Chinese imports that could face tariffs imposed by the United States Department of Homeland Secu...More..

Congressman retweets post mocking sexual assault allegation against Brett Kavanaugh
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Congressman retweets post mocking sexual assault allegation against Brett Kavanaugh

Before the allegations became public, Blunt touted Kavanaugh's personal background in a speech on the Senate floor earlier this month and criticized Democratic efforts to slow his nomination. She did not announ...More..

Russia, Turkey agree to demilitarised zone around Idlib
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Russia, Turkey agree to demilitarised zone around Idlib

The zone would be patrolled by Turkish and Russian forces. The zone would be free of both heavy weapons and more extreme elements of the armed insurgency, both leaders said. Abu Omar, a spokesman for the Turk...More..

Mom of alleged MS-13 victim killed by SUV at girl's memorial
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Mom of alleged MS-13 victim killed by SUV at girl's memorial

Congressman Peter King says it happened around 4:10 p.m., about an hour before a planned candlelight service at that location for her daughter. "#RIPEvelyn ", Trump tweeted Friday. It's like they're everywhere...More..

Is Obama’s Return Good Or Bad For Democrats?
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Is Obama’s Return Good Or Bad For Democrats?

Democrats have high hopes in OH after eight years of the Republican administration of Gov. John Kasich, hopes that were bolstered after they fell just over 1,500 votes short of winning an August special electi...More..

U.S. Expects some Israeli Criticism of Parts of Middle East Plan
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

U.S. Expects some Israeli Criticism of Parts of Middle East Plan

Earlier this year, the Trump administration launched a string of USA funding cuts against the Palestinians to push them back to the negotiating table. Trump's move outraged the Palestinians, who have since bo...More..

Flood waters rise as Florence pummels Carolinas; at least eight dead
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Flood waters rise as Florence pummels Carolinas; at least eight dead

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper calls Florence the "uninvited brute" that could wipe out entire communities. In North Carolina, the mother and her baby were killed in New Hanover County when a tree fell on the...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh: Republican senators call for vote delay

Christine Blasey Ford , 51, said that in the early 1980s when she and Brett Kavanaugh were both at high school they attended a house party in Maryland, where she claims that the future judge pinned her down...More..

Accuser of U.S. high-court nominee Kavanaugh goes public
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Accuser of U.S. high-court nominee Kavanaugh goes public

Christine Blasey Ford , a research psychologist and professor at Palo Alto University, had alleged in a letter sent to Sen. The Senate Judiciary Committee has completed its hearings on Kavanaugh and plann...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Warning of 'catastrophic' flash-flooding as Florence deluges parts of US

The most rain so far from Florence was 33.9 inches (86 cm) in Swansboro, North Carolina, a new record for a single hurricane in the state. Duke spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said about 2,000 cubic yards (1,530 ...More..