• Trump Tweets Out Outdated Death Count for Hurricane Florence
Trump Tweets Out Outdated Death Count for Hurricane Florence

He falsely claimed the number had been inflated by Democrats "in order to make me look as bad as possible". If you're suggesting that every person who gets sick and dies months after a storm comes through because the infrastructure is inadequate, or medical supplies aren't available, or because they were bitten by a dog who might have been too ...

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  • EASTERN ALLIANCE: Russia, China Conduct Moscow's LARGEST WAR GAMES in History
EASTERN ALLIANCE: Russia, China Conduct Moscow's LARGEST WAR GAMES in History

On site, Mr Putin praised the "mastery" of the Russian army and its "ability to deal with potential threats". 'Russia is a peace-loving state, we do not have and cannot have aggressive plans, our foreign policy aims at constructive cooperation with all countries interested in it, ' the president said.

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  • Rockfall in Greece Leaves Seven People Injured
Rockfall in Greece Leaves Seven People Injured

The 21-year-old, who works for a tour company on the island, said: "The rock that fell, oh gosh, it would be like a four storey building falling onto the beach ". "So far, we haven't found any trapped people but we will continue searching", a fire official told the news agency. Videos show two large sections of limestone crashing down, sending...

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  • United Nations experts 'caved in' to Russian Federation on North Korea sanctions report
United Nations experts 'caved in' to Russian Federation on North Korea sanctions report

Agence France-Presse reported that diplomatic sources at that time also said Russia blocked a United States request that two Russian shipping companies and six of their vessels be sanctioned over oil shipments to the North. Sister technology firms, Jilin-based China Silver Star and Vladivostok-based Volasys Silver Star, were Chinese and Russian...

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  • United Nations war crimes team documents further Syrian govt. use of banned chlorine
United Nations war crimes team documents further Syrian govt. use of banned chlorine

Those views echoed statements made by Russian President Vladimir Putin in Berlin in August, who said: "We need to strengthen the humanitarian effort in the Syrian conflict". And following talks last week with Iran and Russian Federation, . Turkey however backs opposition fighters seeking the ouster of the Syrian leader, and has said a large-scale...

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  • Trump approves North Carolina disaster declaration for Florence
Trump approves North Carolina disaster declaration for Florence

The woman's husband was injured in the incident and taken to a nearby hospital, according to police. Though Florence's shrieking winds diminished from hurricane force as it came ashore, forecasters said the sheer size of the 350-mile-wide storm and its painfully slow progress across North and SC in the coming days could leave much of the region...

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  • High-definition video from space shows the extreme power of Hurricane Florence
High-definition video from space shows the extreme power of Hurricane Florence

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster said , "This hurricane is bringing more rain than any other hurricane", according to SCETV. In anticipation of the winds and water, 1.7 million people living along the coasts of the Carolinas and Virginia were ordered to evacuate ahead of the storm.

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  • Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall in North Carolina
Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall in North Carolina

The Category 1 hurricane's center is expected to crash onshore sometime Friday and unload flash flooding, pounding wind and towering storm surges at least through Saturday. At the city's airport, the wind was gusting at 91 miles per hour. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said the hurricane was "wreaking havoc" on the coast and could wipe out e...

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  • Stephen Colbert, Chelsea Handler & More Respond to Trump's Puerto Rico Tweet
Stephen Colbert, Chelsea Handler & More Respond to Trump's Puerto Rico Tweet

Trump continued to enrage his critics in a series of tweets on Friday night, casting doubt on an academic study that calculated almost 3,000 deaths in the months following Maria. Trump recently went on another Twitter rampage, this time lying about his recovery efforts for Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria and Irma. The Puerto Rican ...

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  • Paul Manafort close to plea deal to avoid second federal trial
Paul Manafort close to plea deal to avoid second federal trial

Manafort already is facing prison time, having been convicted of eight felony financial-fraud charges earlier this summer in Alexandria, Virginia. The prosecutions of Manafort arose from Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 US election and whether Trump's campaign colluded with Moscow to help him win.

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  • Carolinas Hunker Down As Florence Approaches
Carolinas Hunker Down As Florence Approaches

But the hurricane had slowed to a crawl as it traced the North Carolina-South Carolina shoreline, drenching coastal communities for hours on end. The centre of the hurricane made landfall near Wrightsville, North Carolina, bringing with it life-threatening storm surges and 90mph winds.

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  • Russia bombers off Alaska intercepted by U.S. fighter jets
Russia bombers off Alaska intercepted by U.S. fighter jets

The American jets shadowed the Russian aircraft for approximately 40 minutes, according to NBC News , but the foreign aircraft never officially entered American airspace, remaining instead in the U.S. "The Russian aircraft remained in global airspace and at no time did the aircraft enter United States or Canadian airspace", the statement said. O...

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  • No-deal Brexit may stall unprepared drivers, UK Government warns
No-deal Brexit may stall unprepared drivers, UK Government warns

He also said there must be a "shift across the board in the EU's approach" on the issue of Northern Ireland: "They will have to meet us halfway. if they meet the ambition, the pragmatism we've shown through our White Paper proposals then I'm confident we can get a good deal for this country, but also for the European Union ".

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  • What can Manafort tell Mueller? Adam Schiff offers some suggestions
What can Manafort tell Mueller? Adam Schiff offers some suggestions

Manafort began working for Trump's campaign in March 2016 and was made manager two months later. Manafort's decision could be mixed news for Trump, who tapped the consultant to serve as his campaign chairman in June 2016 as he was securing the GOP presidential nomination.

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  • Massachusetts Gas Utility Expects Extended Restoration Effort
Massachusetts Gas Utility Expects Extended Restoration Effort

Gas service had been interrupted for 250 customers in Lawrence last month due to a "hit line by a third party", according to Columbia Gas. Authorities say an 18-year-old man has died after a house exploded amid gas explosions north of Boston , sending a chimney crashing into his auto .

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  • Trump to issue order allowing sanctions on foreigners meddling in U.S
Trump to issue order allowing sanctions on foreigners meddling in U.S

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M Nielsen also said election security is national security and any attempt to interfere in the democratic institutions is unacceptable. Coats said the new executive order is a response to Russia's actions in the 2016 election and "to make sure that doesn't happen again". "Unfortunately, President Trump de...

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  • Trump's previously announced visit to Ireland in question
Trump's previously announced visit to Ireland in question

In August, the White House announced Trump would visit Paris to attend events on November 11, the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I, as well as make a stop in Ireland . The Irish Green Party , which had strongly opposed Mr Trump's visit, described the cancellation as "erratic". The White House announced in August tha...

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  • Democrats Fume Over Transfer of FEMA Money to ICE Before Hurricanes
Democrats Fume Over Transfer of FEMA Money to ICE Before Hurricanes

But DHS officials said the money was transferred from the department's unspent operational accounts for training, office supplies and headquarters costs. But FEMA Administrator Brock Long also said the agency was facing an unprecedented workload that included the three catastrophic hurricanes, historic wildfires in California and dozens of other ...

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  • Putin suggests long-awaited peace treaty to Japan
Putin suggests long-awaited peace treaty to Japan

The main obstacle to signing a peace treaty is Tokyo's long-standing claims to the southern part of the Russian Kuril Islands, collectively known in Japan as the "Northern Territories". Japanese media quoted Chief Cabinet Secretary Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga as saying that Putin's proposal came out of the blue: the issue had not been ra...

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  • Manafort makes deal with Mueller to avoid another trial
Manafort makes deal with Mueller to avoid another trial

A Virginia jury convicted Manafort last month on bank and tax fraud charges. The president has tried to distance himself from his former campaign chair. The money, the newspaper reported, came from the pro-Russian party of Viktor Yanukovych, the onetime Ukraine president. Manafort would be the fifth Trump aide to plead guilty in connection to the s...

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