Hurricane Florence causing 85-mph winds, will become major hurricane Monday

11 Sep, 2018

Handout via Getty Images Hurricane Florence is seen traveling west over the Atlantic Ocean on September 10, 2018 . That means, she said, that the Wilmington region is going to be affected by what she said is going to be a major hurricane that could reach category 4 strength, which means maximum sustained winds of 130 to 156 miles per hour.


Trump calls on Apple to move production from China to US

11 Sep, 2018

The president's tough line contrasted with remarks earlier from White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow, who left open the possibility of a negotiated solution to the trade dispute, but said China must show it's open to compromise. The new duties will start to hit consumer products directly, including furniture, lighting products, tires, bicycles, and auto seats for babies. Imports of USA goods rose 11.1 percent to $13.3 billion, decelerating from the previous month's 11.8 percent.


U.S. threatens to sanction war crimes court judges

11 Sep, 2018

National Security Adviser John Bolton was expected to address Monday's decision in a speech later in the day focused on US policy toward the ICC . There has also been talk of adding "ecocide" to the list of crimes the court can prosecute, a move seen by Bolton as part of an unspoken agenda to intimidate decision makers in the United States and other democratic societies.


Trump angry at explosive book

10 Sep, 2018

Trump and the White House have denounced the book - which also describes the work of top officials to undermine the president - as a work of fiction, but Woodward has said he stands by his reporting. In Wednesday's front-page preview of the book, which is due to be published next week, The Post reports that Mr. Woodward " s findings were "drawn from hundreds of hours of interviews with firsthand participants and witnesses that were conducted on "deep background, ' meaning the information could ...


Tropical Storm Isaac nearing hurricane strength

10 Sep, 2018

The state of sc is preparing for some level of impact from Hurricane Florence , Gov. Henry McMaster announced Sunday . Florence had maximum sustained winds of 90 miles per hour, making it a Category 1 storm on the five-level Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale.


Paris knife attacker disarmed by passers-by after injuring 7

10 Sep, 2018

A witness playing petanque is said to have made an attempt to foil the attack by throwing a boule at the assailant. Le Parisien says that three people were stabbed at MK2 Cinema, and the others were attacked nearby. Think your friends would be interested? Two British tourists were among those injured. . Four of the injured are in critical condition. The suspect, believed to be in his thirties, had been overpowered by bystanders and was unconscious when officers arrived on the scene ...


Sweden faces uncertain political landscape after far-right surge

10 Sep, 2018

Results were based on 99% of the vote confirmed and will not be finalized until Wednesday when overseas votes are counted. Sweden Democrats leader Jimmie Akesson declared victory at a supporters' rally saying, "We will gain huge influence over what happens in Sweden during the coming weeks, months and years".


Obama campaigns for Democratic congressional candidates in California

10 Sep, 2018

Taking aim at a key campaign argument by Trump's Republicans, Obama challenged them for laying claim to a roaring economic recovery that saw 200,000 jobs added last month. Mr Pence said it was "very disappointing" to see Obama "become so political", when other former presidents have shied away from being too involved once out of office.


Swedish anti-immigrant party strong in preelection polling

10 Sep, 2018

The Sweden Democrats, a party with roots in the white supremacist fringe, won 17.6 percent and 63 seats, up from 12.9 percent and 49 seats in the last election four years ago, the biggest gain by any party in Sweden's parliament, the Riksdag.


Trump lauds North Korea for keeping nukes out of military parade

10 Sep, 2018

Pyongyang residents have been training for months for the anniversary and held up the bouquets to spell out words and slogans that could be seen from the VIP viewing area. Yet this year, following Kim's multi-polar charm offensive - which some pundits believe is a desperate strategy to break out of his global isolation, while others believe it is a a natural progression now that he has essentially finalized his nuclear deterrent - Kim and Xi have met three times.


India's Supreme Court Strikes Down Colonial-Era Law on Gay Sex

10 Sep, 2018

Akhilesh Godi, one of the petitioners in the case had said prior to the announcement that, "It is not only about decriminalising but recognising our fundamental rights". In addition to this, four new petitions were filed before May 2018 on behalf of Arif Jaffer, who was incarcerated for 47 days under Section 377 , Ashok Row Kavi, Keshav Suri and Anwesh Pokkuluri.


People indicted, convicted, investigated in Trump-Russia probe

10 Sep, 2018

The charges he pleaded guilty to carry a maximum sentence of up to 5 years in prison, but prosecutors had recommended just 6 months, citing his extensive cooperation. Trump and his allies have repeatedly downplayed Papadopoulos' role on the campaign, with one of them describing him as a mere "coffee boy". However, prosecutors argued the former aide's lies were indeed "material to the investigation".


Dallas officer arrested on manslaughter warrant after shooting neighbor

10 Sep, 2018

Rawlings said today that the Texas Rangers Division has taken over the investigation into the Thursday night shooting death of 26-year-old Botham Shem Jean . " Dallas cop mistakes someone's else apartment for hers and shoots the tenant DEAD". She said she then heard what sounded like "running steps" and a female voice calling the police.


Justice Dept. Should Investigate Op-Ed Writer as Matter of National Security

09 Sep, 2018

According to the CBS News website , Woodward explained, "People who work for him are anxious ... that he will sign things or give orders that threaten the national security or the financial security of the country, or of the world". The 167-year-old newspaper has been publishing exposé after exposé about the administration, followed up with op-eds, each more scathing than the next.


At rally, Donald Trump lauds Brett Kavanaugh progress, decries ‘meanness’

09 Sep, 2018

President Donald Trump says he'd "shut down the government over border security in a second" if it were up to him. Trump told Fox News in an interview taped before a rally in Billings, Mont., set to air Friday morning that he is inclined to shut the government down after September 30 if he doesn't get his way, but "I don't want to do anything that will hurt us, or potentially hurt us".


Britain and Russian Federation clash at United Nations over poisonings

09 Sep, 2018

The order to carry out the Salisbury nerve agent attack came from the "highest level" of the Russian state, the Home Secretary has said. Police officer Nick Bailey, who was among the first to respond to the incident, also received treatment after being poisoned .


Ayanna Pressley fights for college students, prepares for primary election

09 Sep, 2018

This time the victor was Ayanna Pressley , a black Boston city councillor who defeated Representative Michael Capuano , a 20-year veteran of the House of Representatives. Pressley's win was the latest in a streak of primary victories by younger, more diverse Democratic candidates against established rivals before the November 6 election.


Australian police probing up to five bodies found in Perth house

09 Sep, 2018

Assistant Commissioner Metropolitan Region Paul Steel told reporters on Sunday police arrived at the home about 12pm (local time) to find women and children among the dead. "It is tragic not only for the family and the friends, it is also tragic for those first responders who are forced to attend such scenes". The incident marks the third tragic event in recent months in Western Australia .


Trump's Supreme Court nominee on track as Senate hearing ends

09 Sep, 2018

But during a follow-up on the second day of the hearing, Kavanaugh directly answered no, extinguishing any sizzle she generated in her first questions. The conflict arose after Mr. Booker probed Judge Kavanaugh Wednesday night over his thoughts on race in America - and demanded he explain 2002 emails where he said the Supreme Court nominee discussed racial profiling .


Four Dead, Including Suspect, In Ohio Bank Shooting

09 Sep, 2018

No police officers were hurt, Isaac said. Officers quickly responded to the shooting and engaged in a short gunfight with the suspect, who was killed . In one clip, a security officer could seen helping a man off the ground and to safety before Perez walks by moments later. The youngest victim, at 25, was an engineer from India.


US President calls for Justice Dept to probe op-ed author

09 Sep, 2018

Trump. He also said it is still unclear what the consequences would be for the official. This is the week that we learned that there are a group of senior staffers within the White House and administration who are actively working to circumvent President Donald Trump's wishes under the belief that to do what he wants at all times would endanger national security.


Brazilian candidate Jair Bolsonaro stabbed during event

09 Sep, 2018

Bolsonaro, whose trademark pose at rallies is a "guns up" gesture with both hands like pistols, has said he would encourage police to kill suspected drug gang members and other armed criminals with abandon. Analysts said Thursday's attack may potentially give his candidacy a fresh momentum. G1 quoted a lawyer for de Oliveira, Pedro Augusto Lima Possa, as saying his client did not mean to kill the politician, only wound him.


Ceasefire talks fail as airstrikes target last rebel-held region in Syria

09 Sep, 2018

The trilateral summit in Tehran involving Iranian President Hassan Rouhani , Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan puts further pressure on the rebel forces still operating in Syria's northwestern Idlib province, including about 10,000 hard-core jihadists and al-Qaida-linked fighters.


Police search home of couple who raised $400K for homeless man

09 Sep, 2018

The mystery of where the missing $400,000 raised in GoFundMe for Johnny Bobbitt, a Philadelphia homeless man still hasn't been solved yet, but today GoFundMe announced that Bobbitt is going to get his money from them while the authorities work to recover it.


N Korea recommits to denuclearising Korean peninsula

08 Sep, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump disparages the New York Times as he speaks following a meeting with sheriffs from across the country at the White House in Washington, U.S., September 5, 2018. To make sure the event is seen around the world, North Korea has invited a large contingent of foreign media to cover it and the other events including the military parade.



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