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French leader to go to hurricane-hit St. Martin

French leader to go to hurricane-hit St. Martin Macron's travel to the stricken zones is widely seen as an attempt to water down critics over his poor handling of the disaster. For the BBA Aviation subsidiary's FBO at Puerto Rico's Isla Grande Airport, the story was much brighter as the monster storm's path veered northward and spared the island from its most intense fury, causing little if any damage to the facility. [Full Article...]

Trump became a grandfather for the ninth time

Trump became a grandfather for the ninth time Trump Jr., while his sister Ivanka's name copies her mother's name, Ivana (Donald's first wife). Lara is a former "Inside Edition" producer now involved with multiple animal charities, while Eric is an executive vice president of the Trump Organization. [Full Article...]

Forming Government In West Bengal Would Be BJP's Ultimate Achievement: Amit Shah

Forming Government In West Bengal Would Be BJP's Ultimate Achievement: Amit Shah The BJP chief said development can not take place in the state under such circumstances and urged human rights organisations to report political violence against BJP workers in the state. His remarks came on a day Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said that dynasties were commonplace in India, from politics to business, and asserted that a person's capabilities were more important than pedigr... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court blocks new refugees under Trump travel ban

Supreme Court blocks new refugees under Trump travel ban On Tuesday, the Supreme Court granted the Trump administration's request to block an appeals court from preventing the president's travel ban from disallowing certain refugees to enter the country. Even those refugees with formal assurances from a resettlement agency lack the sort of connection that should exempt them from the ban, the Justice Department argued in its new filing to the Supreme Cou... [Full Article...]

India Draws Flak from UN Human Rights Chief Over Rohingya Issue

India Draws Flak from UN Human Rights Chief Over Rohingya Issue Over the weekend, Bangladesh's government said that 3,000 Rohingya had been killed in Burma and that the situation was comparable to genocide. "We have said we'll help them", he said, adding that the problem took a "new turn" after the August 25 attacks. [Full Article...]

Putin: North Korea will 'eat grass' before giving up nukes

Putin: North Korea will 'eat grass' before giving up nukes Putin must keep in mind that resolution of the crisis will surely help Russia's national interests. Seoul has hardened its stance against Pyongyang after its torrent of weapons tests, the latest a detonation Sunday of what North Korea said was a thermonuclear weapon built for missiles capable of reaching the USA mainland. [Full Article...]

Instagram Stories get Canvas ad format from Facebook

Instagram Stories get Canvas ad format from Facebook There'll still be a sponsored tag at the top left, but since the ad looks like any other Story, you'll probably be less likely to tap past it. If someone shares a story with you, you will see it in your Direct inbox. The new features for users and brands are available from today in Instagram for iOS and Android. Sponsored Stories are now bought like any other ad and can't be created within t... [Full Article...]

No federal charges for Baltimore cops in Freddie Gray's death

No federal charges for Baltimore cops in Freddie Gray's death Attorney's office referred questions to the Justice Department. After a mistrial and three acquittals, Baltimore's top prosecutor had announced she was ending local authorities' effort to prosecute the officers, because winning a conviction had proven too hard. [Full Article...]

Huckabee Sanders suggests DOJ should investigate Comey

Speaking to " 60 Minutes " on CBS, Steve Bannon called the Comey decision the worst mistake in "modern political history". "It's something they should certainly look at", press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters when asked whether the administration should prosecute Comey. [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Pulls Back from Aggressive UN Resolution on North Korea

Trump Administration Pulls Back from Aggressive UN Resolution on North Korea Following on from the Obama administration's sanctions previous year, the Trump administration is not specifically targeting North Korea's nuclear and missile programs but is seeking to cripple the country economically. Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said a "political settlement" ultimately is needed and that ignoring the call for negotiations "means a direct violation of the consensus re... [Full Article...]

Trump says United Nations sanctions on NKorea 'small step'

The measures to punish Pyongyang for its September 3 nuclear test also ban the country from importing natural gas liquids and condensates, and limit the import of refined petroleum products to 2 million barrels a year. The original USA draft would also have frozen the assets of North Korea's state-owned airline Air Koryo, the Korean People's Army and five other powerful military and party entities... [Full Article...]

British Soldiers Charged With Terror Offences To Appear In Court

British Soldiers Charged With Terror Offences To Appear In Court The three men, including two British soldiers, are charged with being members of banned far-right group National Action. After confirming his identity during the hearing at Westminster Magistrates' Court, Deakin said: "I'm a prisoner of conscience, I believe I'm innocent of these charges". [Full Article...]

Hope Hicks to Serve as Trump's Communications Director on Permanent Basis

Hope Hicks to Serve as Trump's Communications Director on Permanent Basis Hicks replaces Trump's campaign donor Anthony Scaramucci, who held onto the job for just 10 days, and the low key Mike Dubke, the administration's first communications director, who left the White House in May. Hicks contracted previous Justice Department lawyer Robert Trout to speak to her as extraordinary guidance Robert Mueller keeps exploring conceivable agreement between Trump partners and ... [Full Article...]

Irma, now a tropical storm, still lashes Florida, Georgia

Irma, now a tropical storm, still lashes Florida, Georgia On Sunday, Irma claimed its first US fatality - a man found dead in a pickup truck that had crashed into a tree in high winds in the town of Marathon, in the Keys. Flash floods hit downtown Charleston, South Carolina, while almost 1 million people in Georgia lost power as the storm thumped the coast. "This is a life-threatening situation". [Full Article...]

Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina Colleges Close for Irma

Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina Colleges Close for Irma The Cuban government reported yesterday that 10 people had been killed after Irma battered the island's north coast with ferocious winds and 11-metre waves over the weekend. The fire department said there was no damage or injuries. "We're hearing of folks that stayed in boats", Roman Gastesi, the administrator of the Keys , told ABC News . [Full Article...]

Million Remain Without Power in Florida as Residents Survey Irma Damage

Million Remain Without Power in Florida as Residents Survey Irma Damage The system went on to slam the Gulf Coast and, as a downgraded tropical storm, continued to spread record flooding in northern Florida and parts of SC. Gusts topping 90 miles per hour whipped Miami on Sunday, knocking out power to most of the city's residents. What's happening in the Florida Keys? "We anticipate that the restoration effort will be measured in weeks, not days". [Full Article...]

Woman charged with attempted murder of homeless man

Woman charged with attempted murder of homeless man A heated argument followed, which culminated in Quackenbush allegedly getting out of her vehicle and firing two shots at Melton before getting back into the Porsche and fleeing the scene. She was set up for imprison around 6 p.m. Monday and given a $25,000 bond. The homeless man told police that the alleged shooter got back into her auto and left the scene. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma kills 10 in Cuba, Castro calls for unity

Hurricane Irma kills 10 in Cuba, Castro calls for unity Almost 160 were evacuated on Friday and approximately 700 more on Saturday. In St. Martin on Sunday, authorities were trying to set up the first large distribution points for food and water as the smell of churned-up rotting debris wafted over the island. [Full Article...]

NKorea rejects United Nations sanctions, says USA will suffer

NKorea rejects United Nations sanctions, says USA will suffer The cyber security firm believes that the 26 April announcement by the United States of increased economic sanctions against North Korea may have played a part in driving North Korean interest in cryptocurrency. North Korea's million man army poses a lethal conventional force and has for a long time; the addition of the nuclear equation ups the strategic ante to a dangerously new level not only fo... [Full Article...]

United Nations unanimously backs new sanctions on North Korea

United Nations unanimously backs new sanctions on North Korea According to Chinese customs data, North Korea imports almost 2.2 million barrels a year in petroleum products, but some USA officials believe the true number is much higher: about 4.5 million barrels. Neighbouring China now supplies most of North Korea's crude oil. The Post cites US court documents that describe a web of "front companies" formed by Russian citizens to specifically hide deals w... [Full Article...]


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