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Sep 29 2017

Lawmakers Call for Military General to Oversee Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands Relief

The Republican governor on Thursday also listed a variety of personnel and supplies the state is prepared to make available to the US territory, if requested by federal a...

Sep 29 2017

US Judge Says Movement of Black Matter Lives Cannot Be Processed

Photo of Black Lives Matter courtesy of Twitter. The officer, identified as John Doe in court documents, claimed in the lawsuit that he was injured during a demonstra...

Sep 29 2017

People Die While Fleeing Myanmar, Aid Groups Request Access to Affected Areas

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres exhorted Myanmar's leaders to end the "nightmare" faced by Rohingya refugees fleeing an army campaign, after at least 19 people dro...

Sep 29 2017

Stampede at Elphinstone station leaves 15 dead, more than 30 injured

Good returns of my tax! KEM hospital officials said that some more people have been injured in the incident and the fatalites could go up. The injured have been admit...

Sep 29 2017

Nikki Haley slams Russian Federation over shielding Iran from IAEA inspections

One of the criteria for certifying the deal is that "Iran is transparently, verifiably, and fully implementing the agreement". "Without inspections, the Iran deal is an e...

Sep 29 2017

Basketball tournament moved from Puerto Rico to SC

Karla Ortiz, who was born in Puerto Rico and who now works for Catholic Extension in Chicago, told America that she has had limited success in communicating with her ...

Sep 29 2017

United States says no need for Puerto Rico shipping waiver

Why that matters to hurricane relief: The law means than foreign ships in nearby countries can't just zoom over to Puerto Rico with aid supplies. "We have a lot of pe...

Sep 29 2017

Afghan security forces killed in the south

Taliban spokesman Qari Yusouf Ahmadi said the Taliban captured Maruf for a few hours and after removing weapons and other items they left the district. Welcoming the visi...

Sep 29 2017

Pro-Growth Tax Reform Is Not "Wealth-Fare", Senator Schumer

President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are proposing a tax plan that they say will be simple and fair. Trump's plan would lower the corporate rate fro...

Sep 29 2017

Tropical Storm Watch issued for parts of eastern North Carolina

Monday . The North Carolina coast may also experience flooding and beach erosion as well as a storm surge. The Tropical Storm Watch from north of Duck to the North Caro...

Sep 29 2017

PM Abe celebrates anniversary of Japan-China ties

On Monday Shinzo Abe, the prime minister, announced what seemed to be a routine snap election, meant to take advantage of the weakness of the opposition to secure four mo...

Sep 29 2017

'US Deployment of Strategic Assets to Begin Late This Year'

If North Korea were to start unleashing its artillery on the South, it would be able to fire about 4,000 rounds an hour, Roger Cavazos of the Nautilus Institute estimat...

Sep 29 2017

US Promises to Deploy 'Strategic' Military Assets Near Korean Peninsula

Though the US, South Korea , and Japan all have advanced jets that could easily shoot down an approaching North Korean jet before it got close enough to strike, the US...

Sep 29 2017

Fake black activist accounts linked to Russian government

The company said in a blog post that RT spent $274,100 on ads targeted to markets in the US during 2016. Although Twitter's disclosures in briefings to United Sta...

Sep 29 2017

BWS: Maria & Lee Are Both "Potential Threats"

County officials said they would consult with North Carolina transportation officials before making the decision to restore access to Hatteras Island in Dare County and...

Sep 29 2017

Marc Anthony, Jennifer López United for Puerto Rico Relief After Hurricane Maria

The result, according to a government-commissioned report by former International Monetary Fund economists: Puerto Rico pays twice as much for imports from the US as ...

Sep 29 2017

Maria weakens to tropical storm

The storm mainly lashed North Carolina's fragile Outer Banks, with high water and waves pounding the islands from both sides. Storm and surge watches and warnings h...

Sep 29 2017

Arizona Basketball: How is Emmanuel Richardson involved in FBI investigation?

The college basketball coaches, managers, financial advisors, and representatives of a major global sportswear company will also face charges. Oklahoma State's Lamont E...

Sep 29 2017

Maria brings evacuations on North Carolina islands

Storm Surge Watch is in effect for the Outer Banks of Dare County. Hatteras and Ocracoke islands lost about 10,000 visitors to evacuation orders earlier in the week, th...

Sep 29 2017

UN agency: More reports of sexual violence against Rohingya

About 120 Rohingya Muslims , many of them children, have drowned attempting to reach Bangladesh in small fishing boats that are woefully inadequate for the rough seas. M...