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Nate Weakens to Tropical Depression

Nate first made landfall at the mouth of the Mississippi River with winds of 137 km/h on Saturday night, the National Hurricane Centre said. While a sto...


Trump's 'Calm Before the Storm' Is a Message to NKorea, Iran

Schumer said if Trump "wants to work together to improve the existing health care system, we Democrats are open to his suggestions". USA policy toward both ...


Hurricane Maria death toll jumps up to 34

She also criticized him for comparing the "devastation of lives" from Hurricanes Maria and Katrina, saying "you don't use death as a talking point". Puerto Ri...


Green Bay defense preparing for multiple Cowboys weapons

This is a unsafe team, but one that has battled injuries early in the season. Aaron Rodgers VS Dallas Cowboys secondary: The Cowboys secondary has been...


Few more days of sun before rainy pattern moves in

There will only be a slight risk of a shower on Thursday , and by Friday it should be mostly sunny with highs still in the 70s. Showers are likely all day lo...


NLDS Game 1, Cubs vs. Nationals: Highlights, recap and more

Anthony Rizzo called him " the best pitcher I've seen, probably ", and with good reason. "He knows what he's doing". Looking for a spot to watch the Cubs ...


Trump administration expands exemptions on contraceptive mandate

More than 55 million women have access to birth control without co-pays because of the contraceptive coverage mandate, according to a study commissioned by the ...


Calm before the storm: Did Trump hint at attacking North Korea?

Targeted strikes on Iranian nuclear or military facilities is perhaps the most extreme option we examine. US opponents claim that Iran is violating the spirit...


Trump Puerto Rico response called 'horribly racist' by John Oliver

Pérez Otero, the mayor of Guaynabo in Puerto Rico, argued that mayors should take more responsibility and lay less blame upon the federal government. "What is...


Will the Supreme Court fall into a political thicket — GEORGE WILL

But now is the time, the justices were told. Are Democratic and Republican politicians required by the U.S. Constitution to fight fair? Using advanced technol...


NRA in America has more blood on its hands

Each time , I, like most Americans , ask myself the same questions. Why do people have to be murdered so senselessly? This is our problem to live with-as ...


CA Lawmaker Introduces Legislation Banning Firearm Device Used by Las Vegas Shooter

Feinstein's bill quickly attracted 26 co-sponsors, all Democrats. "The sale and manufacture of automatic weapons have been illegal since 1986". "The NRA...


Ferrari CEO Marchionne Not Happy With Team After Malaysian Grand Prix

Kimi qualified within half a tenth of pole and didn't even make the start. The performance shows off the impressive performance improvements Red Bull has made...


Spain SUSPENDS Catalan parliament throwing independence claim into CHAOS

The regional government of Catalonia called for a referendum on independence on Sunday that had been declared illegal by the Spanish Constitutional Court...


Trump administration backpedals on citizenship for 'Dreamers'

Over a dozen events have been held across the Inland region since September to help undocumented youth receive information on the Deferred Action for Childhoo...


Lapse in Funding Imperils Children's Healthcare Program

And virtually all states budgeted for CHIP dollars that are now in limbo. Nationwide, their federal funding will drop 70 percent if Congress doesn't act, th...


Palestinian unity gov't convenes in Gaza for 1st time

Israel has built about 120 settlement units in the West Bank . The Trump administration has stressed the importance of committing to nonviolence. "We understan...


Today in SCOTUS: Where do we draw the line on partisan gerrymandering?

The term gerrymandering is derived from an 1812 incident in which Massachusetts Gov. Elbridge Gerry allowed a legislative map benefitting his own party to p...


Las Vegas Concert Shooting Suspect Identified as Stephen Paddock, Brother 'Dumbfounded'

Aaron Rouse, the Federal Bureau of Investigation agent in charge in Las Vegas , said investigators saw no immediate evidence connecting it to an worldwide terr...


European Commission says Catalonia vote was illegal

The European Union and most of its 28 nations have not backed Catalonia's independence movement. The U.N. commissioner, who said he was "very disturbe...


Roy Moore's Lead over Democrat Doug Jones Much Smaller than Expected

Jeff Sessions' term. Sessions left the Senate to become Trump's attorney general. "Big election tomorrow in the Great State of Alabama". The election w...


Spanish Authorities Blockade Polling Stations, Dismantle Equipment Ahead of Catalonia Referendum

The Catalan government shared on Saturday instructions through social networks and messengers describing how to occupy schools designated to serve as polling st...


Buy iPhone 8 and 8 Plus with 70 % buyback offer

Pre-booked Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will be delivered from September 29 onwards. "Even the Reliance Digital and Jio stores will push sales of i...


Buy iPhone 8 and 8 Plus with 70 % buyback offer

Pre-booked Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will be delivered from September 29 onwards. "Even the Reliance Digital and Jio stores will push sales of i...


Merkel, Both Winner and Loser of German Elections

After winning its first federal parliamentary seats, AfD - Alternative for Germany - vowed to fight "an invasion of foreigners" into the country. The news t...


Mumbai stampede: Alerts about status of bridge ignored

This morning, many events collided to produce the tragedy that they had feared. When four local trains arrived at both the stations, the people on the bridge ...


Trump advisers defend response to Puerto Rico

A week on from the disaster, at least 97 per cent of the island is believed to still be without power and around half of residents do not have running water. "D...


China's biggest North Korea taboo: Discussing life after Kim Jong Un

China has suspended coal imports, although a massive amount of North Korean coal entered Chinese ports in August. North Korea would have "the first-mo...


Trump, congressional Republicans clear way for more federal aid to Puerto Rico

Accused of showing indifference to its plight as he feuded with NFL football players, he has since pledged a massive relief effort and will visit the hurrican...


Boeing says committed to United Kingdom, listened to concerns over Northern Ireland jobs

The warning from the Defence Secretary, Sir Michael Fallon, came after the United States imposed a punitive 220 per cent tariff on imports of aircraft-maker Bom...


Iranian FM Meets Top UN Officials in NY

If a state official of North Korea looks at how we go back on deals with Iran they likely would not take the USA seriously in any negotiation. Author and ...


San Juan's Mayor Brought to Tears Over "Humanitarian Crisis" in Puerto Rico

We need help right now. "That is critical, particularly for fuel", he said . Trump faced mounting calls to freeze the 97-year-old act, which requires produ...


US Presidents Cup team will NOT be protesting during national anthem

But how often do three presidents drop a puck in a Stanley Cup Finals game or flip the coin at the Super Bowl? That's been the opposite in the Ryder Cup, where ...


Trump says he'll visit Puerto Rico next Tuesday

Back when it was Hurricane Irma we were worrying about, I wrote a piece commenting on the way the media and average American citizens were talking about Puer...


President Moon vows assistance for N. Koreans despite nuclear tension

That paper , which was presented before Congress, ranks North Korea as the fourth most sanctioned country, behind Ukraine/Russia, Syria and Iran, respectivel...


Ravaged Puerto Rico: Here's how to help after hurricane

The rapper responded about his efforts and told the The New York Daily News on Tuesday , "Thank God we're blessed to help". The day after the storm it wasn't...


The world reacts to Saudi Arabia lifting its ban on women drivers

Three years ago, the country's top cleric, Grand Mufti Abdulaziz Al Sheikh, said barring women from driving "was in the best interest of society" because it pro...


Concern Grows For Connecticut Residents With Relatives In Puerto Rico

Sykes is a specialized volunteer trained to respond to both domestic and global disasters. "We've been told we're going in with no power". In a press conf...


Cowboys at Cardinals: Preview, prediction, odds and pick

Meanwhile, the Cardinals had a surprisingly close game against a relatively weak Indianapolis Colts lineup, squeaking out a tight 16-13 win on the road in o...


Germany's New Opposition Party Wants To Fight 'Invasion Of Foreigners'

The AfD's votes stood at about 13 percent. "They've fed the far-right [by] provoking hostility towards Islam, immigrants and Turkey with their own hands", C...


BHU violence: Probe nails varsity administration, govt says outsiders

Jagadesh Kumar, has given a suggestion to his counterpart in Banaras Hindu University to tackle the student unrest in the University. The university adminis...


Texas Task Force 1 members, dogs preparing to deploy to Puerto Rico

The last time I talked to my family was Monday". "It's really devastating and catastrophic - what I'm seeing on Facebook, which has been the medium of communica...


Full statement from Sen. John McCain on voting no on Graham-Cassidy

Rand Paul , a Republican from Kentucky, has also been clear since Graham-Cassidy gained momentum last week that he is opposed to the legislation. As of Friday...


Ronaldo returns as Madrid aim to pressure leaders Barcelona

But a seven-point gap, in a top-heavy league such as La Liga , could ultimately prove decisive. The result also ended a run of 73 matches since Real last fai...


North Korea, Iran Draw Suspicion Over Possible Nuclear Cooperation

The ambassador also said Wednesday there are "lots of military options" the United States could use against North Korea, but "no one wants war". Under the agree...


Death toll reaches 305 in central Mexico quake

Officials say Saturday's quake was felt in Mexico City , swaying buildings in the capitol. The Federal Police agency said the bridge already been closed due to...


Officials in Puerto Rico plead for supplies

But there are still parts - yesterday, the officials were still in rescue mode in the morning in certain parts, specifically a neighborhood I visited in the mun...


German election: Merkel on course to win; far-right party gaining prominence

Voter apathy has been evident in recent German elections. It scored 12 percent in the benchmark Deutschlandtrend poll last week, for example. German voters ...


Palin: Alabama proves that the swamp is hijacking the presidency

McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare", dealing a likely death blow to the legislation. At t...


Rouhani at United Nations defends Iran nuclear deal against 'rogue newcomers'

Rouhani defended Iran's use of ballistic missiles, saying that it fell outside the nuclear agreement and that his country would never sacrifice its "defensive...