Florida Families Fly to CT to Take Shelter From Irma

It, then, managed to land safely before the scheduled time with 173 passengers on board. Flight 431 reportedly left New York's John F. Kennedy (JFK) airport at 8:12 a.m. People in Puerto Rico know well the impact a Category 5 hurricane can ha... More..

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Anti-THAAD S.Koreans vow to fight for removal
by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

Anti-THAAD S.Koreans vow to fight for removal

China is by far North Korea's biggest trading partner, accounting for 92 percent of two-way trade past year. South Korea had said already that Pyongyang may be gearing up for another rocket test in the afterm...More..

SpaceX launches super-secret spaceplane as Hurricane Irma nears Florida
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

SpaceX launches super-secret spaceplane as Hurricane Irma nears Florida

Air Force's X-37B experimental spaceplane for the first time. The X-37B, also called the Orbital Test Vehicle , weighs about 11,000 pounds (5 metric tons) and has typically orbited Earth at altitudes between...More..

Israeli defence chiefs warn Iran, Syria after air strike
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

Israeli defence chiefs warn Iran, Syria after air strike

The attack on a Syrian military facility early Thursday morning, attributed to Israel , is a sign that Israel will enforce its major "red lines" with Syria to defend itself, a former Israeli national sec...More..

Donald Trump Jr. Answers Senate Investigators Questions About Russian Election Meddling
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

Donald Trump Jr. Answers Senate Investigators Questions About Russian Election Meddling

Donald Trump Jr. will testify in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. Futerfas confirmed the proposed meeting in an email to POLITICO . We covered this glaring alarm yesterday, since anyth...More..

She was taken to the school gates by father Lord Frederick Windsor
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

She was taken to the school gates by father Lord Frederick Windsor

Prince William and Prince George were met on arrival at the school by the Head of Lower School, Helen Haslem, who escorted the father and son to Prince George's reception classroom. William and Kate, who ...More..

U.S. teen swims across lake to escape abductors
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

U.S. teen swims across lake to escape abductors

Authorities arrested these three men on suspicion of kidnapping , false imprisonment and assault . Arrested are Thomas Barker , 32, and Joshua Holby , 31, of Carlos, Minn., and Steven Powers , 20, of Man...More..

Trump, Democrats Reach Deal on Debt Ceiling, Harvey Relief
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Trump, Democrats Reach Deal on Debt Ceiling, Harvey Relief

Mr Trump's deal with the Democrats means that the Republican-controlled Congress will have to address partisan issues such as healthcare and immigration later in the year while negotiating with Democrats over a...More..

Mattis threatens 'massive' retaliation in escalating N.Korea dispute
by | Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Mattis threatens 'massive' retaliation in escalating N.Korea dispute

On Setp. 4, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley asserted that the U.S. was prepared to take military action against North Korea if global sanctions did not deter the Kim regime. Donald Trump's def...More..

Tropical Storm Jose forms over Atlantic, expected to strengthen
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Tropical Storm Jose forms over Atlantic, expected to strengthen

It's located some 1,500 miles east of the Lesser Antilles in the far-eastern Caribbean Sea. Irma is moving toward the west at 14 miles per hour. Jose could begin to feel some increasing wind shear partly du...More..

NFL players' union sues over Elliott's 6-game domestic ban
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

NFL players' union sues over Elliott's 6-game domestic ban

Elliott, the NFL's 2016 rushing leader as a rookie, was suspended after the league concluded he used physical force last summer in OH against Tiffany Thompson , his girlfriend at the time. Roberts was not as...More..

Iowa stifles Cowboys run game, Wyoming drops season opener
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

Iowa stifles Cowboys run game, Wyoming drops season opener

Given excellent field position with the botched punt, Iowa took the generous gift and scored a touchdown two plays later on a 27-yard pass from Nate Stanley to Noah Fant. Allen, a junior quarterback who has Nat...More..

Cambodian opposition leader arrested
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

Cambodian opposition leader arrested

Last month, Cambodia expelled the Washington-based National Democratic Institute and ordered local radio stations to stop broadcasting reports from the USA government-funded Voice of America and Radio Free A...More..

Dell Technologies Championship: Jon Rahm grabs Round 2 lead
by | Sunday, September 03, 2017

Dell Technologies Championship: Jon Rahm grabs Round 2 lead

You know, it's something I feel comfortable on, and I feel like I've adapted to it pretty good. The 22-year-old Spaniard birdied four of his last five holes in the afternoon as the temperature warmed slightly a...More..

India's Economic Growth Unexpectedly Hits Three-Year Low In June Quarter
by | Saturday, September 02, 2017

India's Economic Growth Unexpectedly Hits Three-Year Low In June Quarter

The country's economy has lost further steam in the April-June quarter, with growth sliding to its lowest level in more than three years. The GDP growth in the first quarter of 2017-18 was lower than 6.1 pe...More..

Did demonetisation really attack black money?
by | Saturday, September 02, 2017

Did demonetisation really attack black money?

After the note ban exercise, he had told India Today in an interview: "It is a enormous mistake, both in terms of its objective of dealing with corruption as well as the objective of one rapid jump of getting...More..

Trump to donate $1 million for Harvey flood relief operations: White House
by | Saturday, September 02, 2017

Trump to donate $1 million for Harvey flood relief operations: White House

Trump's Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert says "no individual human being should worry about their immigration status unless they've committed a crime on top of coming here illegally when it comes to gettin...More..

Gas prices skyrocketing in Sudbury
by | Saturday, September 02, 2017

Gas prices skyrocketing in Sudbury

Dan McTeague, senior gas analyst at GasBuddy.com, calls it "the Hurricane Harvey Effect" as the storm has a major pipeline and 16 refineries in the United States offline. USA benchmark oil prices that fell be...More..

Pilgrims were not given enough accommodation - Hajj Board
by | Friday, September 01, 2017

Pilgrims were not given enough accommodation - Hajj Board

After the Wuquf-e-Arafat, the pilgrims would move towards Muzdalafa and there they would perform remaining two prayers, Maghrib and Isha, together. "I came up here last night and prayed, took pictures and cal...More..

United States orders Russian Federation to close 3 diplomatic buildings
by | Friday, September 01, 2017

United States orders Russian Federation to close 3 diplomatic buildings

The closing of the Russian diplomatic posts is an act of "impudence" which Moscow should retaliate for, said Andrei Klimov, the deputy head of the foreign affairs committee of the upper house of parliament, a...More..

by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Injured Murray out of US Open

They were drawn Friday into the same half of the bracket, meaning they could only meet in the semifinals in NY. It gives a certain perspective, noted Severin Luthi, one of the trainers of roger Federer . "Faci...More..

McLean County Chamber Cheers Rauner's Minimum Wage Veto
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

McLean County Chamber Cheers Rauner's Minimum Wage Veto

Democrats took issue with a program to grant $75 million in tax credits for private school scholarship donations, while some Republicans argued the measure still provided CPS with too much money - which was ...More..

Hurricane Harvey rescues: California groups helping displaced animals
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Hurricane Harvey rescues: California groups helping displaced animals

Maura Davies, SPCA of Texas spokeswoman, told the Dallas Morning News that the transfer helped free up space in Corpus Christi for pets displaced by the storm. We are grateful to all of our shelter partner...More..

Germany, Egypt reach agreement to slow down flow of refugees to Europe
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Germany, Egypt reach agreement to slow down flow of refugees to Europe

Angela Merkel has said harsher measures should be taken against asylum seekers if they take a holiday in their country of origin. Merkel said there could be no progress even in trade relations with Turkey if...More..

Houston Police Officer Drowns in Patrol Car During Harvey Response
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Houston Police Officer Drowns in Patrol Car During Harvey Response

Perez drove into an underpass that's about 16.5 feet , drove into the water and he died in a flood, in a drowning-type event", Acevedo said. "Sgt. Perez lost his life because he tried to make it happen, he tri...More..

Trump threatens to scrap NAFTA in Sunday morning tweet
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Trump threatens to scrap NAFTA in Sunday morning tweet

Trump was at Camp David, the presidential retreat in Maryland. After taking a heap of criticism Sunday morning for losing focus on his Hurricane Harvey PR mission, Trump got right back on task for a hot sec...More..

by | Saturday, August 26, 2017

Shia mosque attacked in Afghan capital, Kabul

He vowed that Afghanistan would stay united in the face of these attacks and that terrorism would be defeated. Authorities killed the gunmen after a almost four-hour firefight, Danish said. Two police offic...More..

Trump punishes Maduro government with financial sanctions
by | Saturday, August 26, 2017

Trump punishes Maduro government with financial sanctions

National security adviser H.R. McMaster said Friday that the White House does not anticipate taking any "military actions" against Venezuela "in the near future". Venezuela bonds fell on Wednesday following ...More..

Buckingham Palace: Police injured as man with knife arrested
by | Saturday, August 26, 2017

Buckingham Palace: Police injured as man with knife arrested

The unidentified man was taken into custody in central London Friday night, the city's Metropolitan Police said on Twitter. During the arrest two officers suffered minor injuries to their arms. Pictures on so...More..

Judge rules Texas voter ID law still too restrictive
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

Judge rules Texas voter ID law still too restrictive

A federal court judge in Texas struck down the state's voter ID law on Wednesday, ruling it had a discriminatory intent and effect against Hispanic and black voters. Judge Ramos not only tossed out the reva...More..

Sears to close another 28 Kmart stores, including two in Pa.
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

Sears to close another 28 Kmart stores, including two in Pa.

The company dropped that news, its first list of store closings in a month and a half, while claiming that more store closures are all part of an ongoing "transformation" into a 21st-century retailer. Analyst...More..

Ambassador to Sudan found dead in swimming pool
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

Ambassador to Sudan found dead in swimming pool

Russia's foreign ministry confirmed the news in a statement carried by state media. Though there is no apparent evidence to suggest his death is suspicious, Shirinsky is the fourth Russian emissary to die pre...More..

US Warns Citizens About Traveling to Cancun
by | Thursday, August 24, 2017

US Warns Citizens About Traveling to Cancun

Quintana Roo's Tourism Ministry was quick to respond to the advisory , issuing a statement to say travelers to the state are "safe and protected" and the government will keep collaborating with federal and US...More..

Bank operations paralysed in Bengaluru as public banks observe day-long strike
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Bank operations paralysed in Bengaluru as public banks observe day-long strike

CH Venkatachalam , General Secretary, AIBEA told IANS that around 12 lakh financial instruments valued around Rs 7,300 crore would not be cleared. Thousands of employees of state-run banks began day-long st...More..

3 in Preseason AP Poll
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

3 in Preseason AP Poll

September 2 inside the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta - just the fourth opener involving top-five teams and the first pitting teams ranked in the preseason top three. The reigning national champion Tigers...More..