'Suu Kyi should help Rohingyas'

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has expressed its horror at the the ongoing persecution of the Muslim Rohingya community in Myanmar and shamed the country's de facto leader and one-time human rights icon, Aung San Suu Kyi. Dolly's Faceb... More..

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Trump speaks with leaders of Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar
by | Monday, September 11, 2017

Trump speaks with leaders of Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar

The Saudi-led Arab countries, also close US allies, have presented Qatar with a list of 13 demands to restore relations, which the Qataris have so far rejected . "Kuwait has been really the leader of getting i...More..

Butts County schools to close Monday, Tuesday
by | Monday, September 11, 2017

Butts County schools to close Monday, Tuesday

Francis Marion University will close on Friday at 12:30 p.m.in advance of Hurricane Irma, allowing students to evacuate prior to anticipated mandatory coastal evacuations on Saturday, according to a press rele...More..

Hurricane Irma knocks down crane arm in Miami
by | Monday, September 11, 2017

Hurricane Irma knocks down crane arm in Miami

There are about 20 to 25 construction cranes in the city, according to city officials. It's located across from the Federal Prison. Officials urged people in buildings facing the crane to seek shelter on the ...More..

Florida Deputy and Corrections Officer Killed From Hurricane Irma
by | Monday, September 11, 2017

Florida Deputy and Corrections Officer Killed From Hurricane Irma

Bridges had just left a hurricane shelter where she had been working to get more supplies when the collision occurred, Tampa station WFLA reported . The 13-year veteran of the Hardee County Sheriff's Office ...More..

Hurricane Irma is literally moving the ocean
by | Monday, September 11, 2017

Hurricane Irma is literally moving the ocean

Twitter user @ Kaydi_K , who posted the video, wrote. It's hard to believe that a storm would be so strong that it could remove the water surrounding an island, but the phenomenon is true. "But in the Lo...More..

Japan's Abe says North Korea situation needs quick action
by | Monday, September 11, 2017

Japan's Abe says North Korea situation needs quick action

South Korea said earlier in the day it was talking to the United States about deploying aircraft carriers and strategic bombers to the Korean peninsula after signs North Korea might launch more missiles. Besi...More..

Irma makes the final approach into Florida
by | Monday, September 11, 2017

Irma makes the final approach into Florida

However, clouds do start building late in the day. An area of high pressure will settle into the northeastern United States for Thursday , allowing for mostly sunny skies and highs in the upper 70s. From there...More..

Trump speaks to Qatar emir on Gulf unity
by | Monday, September 11, 2017

Trump speaks to Qatar emir on Gulf unity

Qatar, hit by a land and air embargo imposed by a group of its most powerful neighbours, in early August introduced a visa-free entry programme for 80 nationalities to stimulate air transport and tourism. The f...More..

People's March For Europe: Hundreds Attend Anti-Brexit Protest In London
by | Monday, September 11, 2017

People's March For Europe: Hundreds Attend Anti-Brexit Protest In London

The legal status of cross-border contracts written by UK-based financial firms is unclear once they no longer come under European Union rules from March 2019, UK Finance and the Association for Financial Mark...More..

by | Monday, September 11, 2017

Hillary Clinton on 2016 loss

The full Clinton interview is set to air this Sunday on CBS Sunday Morning. "I just have to wait this out.' But then, midnight, I decided, 'Well- you know, looks like it's not gonna work.'" She added that she...More..

Turkey court orders release of second German national
by | Monday, September 11, 2017

Turkey court orders release of second German national

In July, Germany cautioned its citizens about traveling to Turkey after a series of arrests involving German nationals , but the German Foreign Ministry stopped short of an outright travel warning. Terroris...More..

S.Korea's Moon discusses 'unpredictable' N.Korea situation with Putin
by | Monday, September 11, 2017

S.Korea's Moon discusses 'unpredictable' N.Korea situation with Putin

A Seongju police official says police have dispersed most of the protesters and the US military will be able to move four launchers and construction equipment into the site soon. "We should not give in to emo...More..

Cell carriers waive fees to following natural disaster and hurricane Irma
by | Monday, September 11, 2017

Cell carriers waive fees to following natural disaster and hurricane Irma

About half of the city hall collapsed in a pile of rubble, and streets were littered with the debris of ruined houses. The governor of the Gulf coast state of Veracruz is reporting two deaths related to the a...More..

Russia To Sue US Over Consulate Search And Seizure
by | Monday, September 11, 2017

Russia To Sue US Over Consulate Search And Seizure

He and May agreed to continue work on "increasing diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea". "He (Trump) is not my bride, and I am not his groom", Putin said , reports New York Times . He said it "of...More..

by | Monday, September 11, 2017

Putin calls for support of Russian-Chinese plan

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang also reiterated Beijing's opposition to South Korea's deployment of the US Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence System, also known as THAAD, which is meant to pro...More..

BJD demands apology from Amit Shah for
by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

BJD demands apology from Amit Shah for

Modi government has created "Brand India" that being recognized across the globe, Shah said. Claiming that the people of Odisha want change, Shah said the recent three-tier panchayat election was a glaring ex...More..

DHS Taps 4 Companies to Develop Concrete Border Wall Prototypes
by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

DHS Taps 4 Companies to Develop Concrete Border Wall Prototypes

The latest prototypes will be between 18 and 30 feet high and must be made from material other than concrete , the agency said, but CBP spokesman Roger Maier wouldn't comment on the kinds of materials that the...More..

Hurricane Irma will 'devastate' the US
by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

Hurricane Irma will 'devastate' the US

Around 400 police officers would be sent to the French side of the island and to the nearby territory of St Barthelemy, she said. It is expected to hit the coast of Florida on the morning of September 10, accor...More..

by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

Joey Logano faces 'do-or-die' race — NASCAR notebook

Bobby Earnhardt, who made his Xfinity Series debut at Richmond, is the brother of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup driver Jeffrey Earnhardt. Earnhardt crew chief Greg Ives was suspended one race and fined $20,000 ...More..

Spirit of Manchester at arena reopening
by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

Spirit of Manchester at arena reopening

While another man wrote to Twitter: 'The BBC can broadcast the Proms but not do a single thing on We Are Manchester?' She said: "We have had to come back to show defiance, to show we are not scared and we...More..

Research group predicts 2.6 million could lose power due to Irma
by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

Research group predicts 2.6 million could lose power due to Irma

Thousands of crew members are expected in Lake City, ahead of anticipated power restoration efforts following Hurricane Irma . There is still a chance that the storm may not hit Florida at all, and let us ...More..

Customer waiting for hours gives last generator to fellow shopper
by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

Customer waiting for hours gives last generator to fellow shopper

Then, a customer with a generator in his cart approached her and told her she could have it. Brekke said she spent days staring at empty store shelves. She said she had just finished her shift doing the m...More..

Meet Harvey and Irma, a Washington State couple married 75 years
by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

Meet Harvey and Irma, a Washington State couple married 75 years

After marrying in 1942 and returning to Washington, the pair chose to become foster parents, ultimately opening their home to 120 children-many with physical and mental disabilities-over the years. The couple e...More..

Mar-a-Lago Irma Evacuation Ordered
by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

Mar-a-Lago Irma Evacuation Ordered

Irma wreckage, in or around it, will likely devalue the property, which already cut its asking price by 40 percent this summer. "Our three private properties in Florida - The Mar-a-Lago Club, Trump Internatio...More..

by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

Hurricane Irma predicted to avoid Virginia, moving farther west

Another Category 1 tropical storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Katia, "will probably make landfall in the northern part of the Mexican state of Veracruz before Friday", he added. "The pressure in th...More..

McMaster cancels overseas Commerce trip as Irma approaches
by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

McMaster cancels overseas Commerce trip as Irma approaches

If Irma follows its current track, Midlands residents could face up to 7 inches of rain and wind gusts as strong as 50 miles per hour, experts said . Coastal roadways may also flood. Major coastal flooding i...More..

Tennessee Task Force One Deploys To Hurricane Irma After Short Respite
by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

Tennessee Task Force One Deploys To Hurricane Irma After Short Respite

Part of the team that handles hazmat situations was diverted to Alabama to prepare. 39 of the 45 members of the Pennsylvania team that helped out during the Texas flooding are now en route to their next hurri...More..

EU Ireland paper: United Kingdom should stay in CU and SM/EEA
by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

EU Ireland paper: United Kingdom should stay in CU and SM/EEA

The European Commission's chief Brexit negotiator made clear on Thursday that United Kingdom plan for Ireland is unacceptable, unworkable, and will not be a " test case " for the UK's future relationship with...More..

Betsy DeVos Indicates Big Plans to
by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

Betsy DeVos Indicates Big Plans to "Reframe" Title IX

This includes protection from sexual harassment. "Washington dictated schools must use the lowest standards of proof", Devos said . Today, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced that she wants publi...More..

North Korea benefits from loosely enforced sanctions, United Nations committee says
by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

North Korea benefits from loosely enforced sanctions, United Nations committee says

MBC reported Friday the Kim Jong Un regime may be combining sophisticated methods of evading sanctions with a lack of commitment to sanctions enforcement, on the part of some countries, to earn as much as $26...More..

US presses for UNSC vote on North Korea sanctions this Monday
by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

US presses for UNSC vote on North Korea sanctions this Monday

The latest phone call between presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump makes that plain; a persuasive argument seems to have been made, prompting the American leader to lessen talk of military action. "At the...More..

Delta flight braves Hurricane Irma for quick stop in Puerto Rico
by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

Delta flight braves Hurricane Irma for quick stop in Puerto Rico

NOAA's GOES-16 captured this geocolor image of Hurricane Irma approaching Anguilla at about 7 a.m. (EDT). A radar image from flight-tracking website Flightradar24 displayed the plane flying along a narrow ...More..

Katia weakens to a tropical depression as it moves into Mexico
by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

Katia weakens to a tropical depression as it moves into Mexico

At Category 1 hurricane it had winds of 75 miles per hour. Storm Katia weakened to a tropical depression on Saturday as it moved into the interior of Mexico, but it could still dump heavy rains on areas tha...More..

South Carolina Gov. may issue evacution orders for Saturday
by | Saturday, September 09, 2017

South Carolina Gov. may issue evacution orders for Saturday

According to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service, confidence is increasing that the path of Irma will affect central North Carolina beginning Monday, but it is too early to estimate the signif...More..

United States adds launchers to THAAD as dozens hurt in SKorea protests
by | Saturday, September 09, 2017

United States adds launchers to THAAD as dozens hurt in SKorea protests

Putin, speaking in China on Tuesday, had condemned the nuclear test as provocative, but said that Russian Federation views sanctions on North Korea as "useless and ineffective". In the first poll, 69 per cent o...More..

Thaad installed in South Korea: Moon Jae In pledges 'no war'
by | Saturday, September 09, 2017

Thaad installed in South Korea: Moon Jae In pledges 'no war'

Putin also reiterated Moscow's opposition to more sanctions against North Korea . His father-in-law was the North Korean prime minister at the time. The official also said the North could choose the founding...More..

Hurricane Irma is forcing Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate to evacuate
by | Saturday, September 09, 2017

Hurricane Irma is forcing Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate to evacuate

Since the Trump National Doral Miami resort will likely be impacted by the storm, she added "we strongly urge those guests and members now holding reservations at the hotel to make alternative lodging arrangeme...More..

Hurricane Irma is forcing Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate to evacuate
by | Saturday, September 09, 2017

Hurricane Irma is forcing Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate to evacuate

Since the Trump National Doral Miami resort will likely be impacted by the storm, she added "we strongly urge those guests and members now holding reservations at the hotel to make alternative lodging arrangeme...More..

by | Saturday, September 09, 2017

Paul Ryan: 'I Wasn't Furious' Over Trump's Budget Deal With Democrats

Conservatives and other rank-and-file Republicans were fuming that House Speaker Paul D. Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell failed to negotiate their party's priorities, including spendin...More..

Suspect Arrested In Columbus Active Shooter Situation
by | Saturday, September 09, 2017

Suspect Arrested In Columbus Active Shooter Situation

Columbus police announced Friday morning that an arrest has been made in the reported active shooter situation at an OH high school. The entire incident was over within minutes, however, thanks to the actions...More..

Desmond Tutu pleads for the protection of Muslims in Myanmar
by | Saturday, September 09, 2017

Desmond Tutu pleads for the protection of Muslims in Myanmar

Mr Tutu, who retired in 2010, said he was breaking a vow to "remain silent on public affairs out of profound sadness" for the plight of the Rohingya . There are about 1.1 million Rohingyas in Myanmar whom th...More..

Putin sells Russian-Chinese plan to diffuse North Korea crisis
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

Putin sells Russian-Chinese plan to diffuse North Korea crisis

But Putin claimed Russian Federation exports only around 40,000 tons of crude oil to North Korea annually and rejected sided with China in refusing to cut crude oil supplies to paralyze North Korea's nuclear ...More..

Wildfires Merge Near Portland, Oregon
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

Wildfires Merge Near Portland, Oregon

Heavy fire activity was expected to continue through September in much of the West, and through October in parts of the northern Rocky Mountains and California, the National Interagency Fire Center said, citin...More..

Georgia orders compulsory evacuation of coast as Irma roars closer
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

Georgia orders compulsory evacuation of coast as Irma roars closer

Irma is expected to hit Savannah, Georgia Monday evening before continuing to Hilton Head Island in SC as a Category 3 storm. Lane reversals also will take place out of Myrtle Beach (U.S. The College of Coa...More..

Yasin Malik arrested by NIA, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq put under house arrest
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

Yasin Malik arrested by NIA, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq put under house arrest

The NIA has arrested seven persons in the case of alleged funding of terror and subversive activities in the Kashmir Valley to fuel unrest there. The NIA sleuths earlier during the day on Wednesday conducted ...More..

President Trump Reportedly Wrote Weird DACA Tweet Because Nancy Pelosi Asked
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

President Trump Reportedly Wrote Weird DACA Tweet Because Nancy Pelosi Asked

Perhaps. But McConnell and Ryan were plotting to take away a loaded weapon from Schumer and Pelosi, and Trump returned it to their hands. "While it is disappointing that the status quo in Washington , D.C.is...More..

India Complete 'Tourwash' with T20I Win over Sri Lanka
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

India Complete 'Tourwash' with T20I Win over Sri Lanka

Team India had clean sweep by 3-0 Sri Lanka in the Test. Despite the obvious mediocrity, never did India take their rivals for granted - they were ruthless, relentless and intense in their approach, and...More..

Dennis Rodman Shares Memories of Kim Jong Un
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

Dennis Rodman Shares Memories of Kim Jong Un

The former NBA star appeared on the United Kingdom's popular daily show Good Morning Britain on Wednesday, saying that Kim "loves basketball and I think that's the key for anything in the world... In recent m...More..

Pope to Colombia: 'You're Not Alone, Many of Us Want Peace'
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

Pope to Colombia: 'You're Not Alone, Many of Us Want Peace'

The arriving pope was greeted at Bogota's military air base by President Juan Manuel Santos and an orchestra mixing classics by Vivaldi and Beethoven with rhythmic cumbia music popular along Colombia's Cari...More..