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Irma weakens to Category 1 Hurricane but still poses threat

Irma weakens to Category 1 Hurricane but still poses threat

The Cuban government reported on Monday that 10 people had been killed after Irma battered the island's north coast with ferocious winds and 36-foot (11-meter) waves over the weekend. More than 3...

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Hurricane makes second Florida landfall

Hurricane makes second Florida landfall

Most people died as a result of the buildings where they resided in collapsing on them during the hurricane . Winds had slowed a little by the time Irma reached Varadero. National Hurricane Cente...

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Trump asks Supreme Court to lift restrictions on refugees in travel ban

Trump asks Supreme Court to lift restrictions on refugees in travel ban

The department did not ask the court to immediately block a separate part of last Thursday's ruling by the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that said grandparents, aunts, uncles...

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Irma lashing Florida...impacts for our area begin Monday

Irma lashing Florida...impacts for our area begin Monday

The storm's track bends hard west after it reaches Georgia Monday, likely as a tropical storm, and goes into Alabama followed by western Tennessee by Wednesday as a post-tropical depression. Glynn Cou...

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Several injured in Switzerland train collision

Several injured in Switzerland train collision

The crash on the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn line took place at the Andermatt station during a manoeuvre to bring the engine from the rear to the front of the train. The extent of the material damage is ...

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Police arrest anti-fascist protesters in Portland

Police arrest anti-fascist protesters in Portland

Gibson said on Facebook Saturday that Portland and Vancouver police would also be at the Vancouver rally. At that point, a police vehicle pulled up directly behind the driver, and an officer arres...

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5.6M without power as Irma batters Florida

5.6M without power as Irma batters Florida

Emergency crews made rescues throughout the night. Georgia and SC are expected to face flooding later in the week as the storm continues north, with Tennessee and Alabama also likely to be affected ...

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Parents Pull Second Child From School After Fight Over Transgender Rights Ensues

Parents Pull Second Child From School After Fight Over Transgender Rights Ensues

The couple - who play an active part in school life - say they have a good relationship with the six-year-old's parents. "It is actually about little boys who are confused in their identity, being r...

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Policemen Gunned Down in Ferocious Terrorist Attack in North Sinai, Egypt

Policemen Gunned Down in Ferocious Terrorist Attack in North Sinai, Egypt

No group has claimed responsibility for Monday's attack, while the Egyptian authorities have yet to comment on the incident. It also destroyed three armored vehicles and a signal-jamming vehicle. Is...

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Somalia: One dead, 9 wounded in auto bomb blast in Mogadishu

Somalia: One dead, 9 wounded in auto bomb blast in Mogadishu

Government forces in Somalia have seized control of a town near the border with Kenya, after the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab militant group attacked a Somali military base there and left a number of sol...

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Pakistan Foreign Minister meets Iran's top leaders amid Trump's criticism

Pakistan Foreign Minister meets Iran's top leaders amid Trump's criticism

They exchanged views on the entire spectrum of bilateral relations and regional security scenario especially in the backdrop of new U.S. strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia. Iran was amo...

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United Nations appeals for aid as Rohingya Muslims exodus nears 300000

United Nations appeals for aid as Rohingya Muslims exodus nears 300000

New Delhi asked the Myanmar government to handle the situation with "restraint and maturity". Their own language is not recognised by the state and they are left off a national list of 135 recognise...

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India lodges complaint over 'offensive' Australian lamb advert

India lodges complaint over 'offensive' Australian lamb advert

The image of Ganesha in the commercial, who is widely considered to be vegetarian , was met with anger in Australia's Indian community. The Indian community in Australia has filed a complained agai...

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NKorea Warns US of Retaliation for Tough UN Sanctions

NKorea Warns US of Retaliation for Tough UN Sanctions

Last Tuesday, the U.S. circulated a draft resolution proposing the toughest-ever United Nations sanctions on North Korea, including a ban on all oil and natural gas exports to the country and a freeze...

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America remembers the September 11 attacks

America remembers the September 11 attacks

It was Trump's first time presiding over the annual 9/11 commemoration, 16 years after the terror attacks that took the lives of thousands. The Trumps plan to observe a moment of silence at the Wh...

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N.Korea may launch ICBM on Saturday: Seoul PM

Since then, North Korea has launched two intercontinental ballistic missiles and conducted its sixth nuclear test. Moon said in a statement Friday that those created an unprecedented security threat f...

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Putin, Moon urge swift end to North Korea crisis

China voiced its displeasure over plans to install United States anti-ballistic missile defense systems, known as Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD ) in Seongju, about 300 kilometers south ...

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North Korea to launch ICBM Saturday, South Korea prime minister says

North Korea to launch ICBM Saturday, South Korea prime minister says

The resolution is likely to face opposition from North Korea's neighbors and allies, China and Russian Federation, who say previous sanctions aren't working. The proposed United States sanctions would...

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SSC CPO 2017 result declared; how to check on ssc

SSC CPO 2017 result declared; how to check on ssc

Candidates can download the admit card for the MTS examination from SSC's official website . As per notification Tier 1 Result 2017 will be announced on October 31. Of the total candidates, around 52...

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Tropical Storm Jose forms behind Hurricane Irma

As of 11 am ET Tuesday, it had sustained winds of 40 miles per hour and was located in the mid-Atlantic, moving west-northwest at 13 mph. Only 26 minutes separated the announcements of Irma and Kati...

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Myanmar Officials Plan to Fortify Border Fence Between Rakhine and Bangladesh

Myanmar Officials Plan to Fortify Border Fence Between Rakhine and Bangladesh

Accounts from refugees show the Myanmar military is also targeting civilians with shootings and wholesale burning of Rohingya villages in an apparent attempt to purge Rakhine state of Muslims. Using...

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Valley office of National Weather Service helping forecasters track Hurricane Irma

It all starts with a little hydrogen and fills up like nearly any other balloon. Kurz explained that during significant weather events, the office might launch weather balloons before a storm develo...

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Sanctions are useless and ineffective against North Korea, says Putin

Sanctions are useless and ineffective against North Korea, says Putin

Geng called for South Korea and the U.S. to "immediately stop the deployment process" and remove the equipment or risk exacerbating tensions on the peninsula. THAAD is an acronym for Terminal High Alt...

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Alabama Couple Grills Hot Dogs to Feed Florida Evacuees

Alabama Couple Grills Hot Dogs to Feed Florida Evacuees

New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 miles per hour becoming west after midni...

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Hyderabad schoolgirl forced to stand in boys' loo as punishment

Hyderabad schoolgirl forced to stand in boys' loo as punishment

The incident, which took place on Saturday at Rao's High School in Ramachandrapuram located on the outskirts of Hyderabad , triggered severe backlash with angry parents and child rights activists van...

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Priyanka Chopra Was Asked Why Jordan And Not Rural India. Her Response

Priyanka Chopra Was Asked Why Jordan And Not Rural India. Her Response

However, the lady did not take it lightly when a netizen told her that instead of spending time in Jordan with Syrian refugee children, she should be focusing more on kids back home, the lady gave a r...

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Dennis Rodman Offers to 'Straighten Things Out' Between USA and North Korea

Rodman has visited with Kim several times, even as North Korea has carried out a series of nuclear and missile tests and Trump has responded with warnings of a "massive" military response. The five-...

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North Korea sanctions useless- Putin

North Korea sanctions useless- Putin

North Korea for its part chose confrontation with the world community, successfully developing nuclear weapons and now, rapidly perfecting the means of their delivery. "We too, are against North Kore...

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Putin opposes tougher sanctions against N. Korea

North Korea's detonation of a hydrogen bomb on Sunday marked its most powerful nuclear test to date. "This leads nowhere", Putin said, speaking alongside South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Japanes...

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Kim Jong hosts lavish event for N-scientists

Kim Jong hosts lavish event for N-scientists

While the rest of the world is worrying if or when North Korea may tame its nuclear ambitions, the country's citizens, young and old alike, dressed up for one of its most important national holidays...

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Frankfurt Airport attack: Tear gas incident leaves several people with breathing problems

Frankfurt Airport attack: Tear gas incident leaves several people with breathing problems

According to media reports from German media, the incident took place at the Frankfurt Airport's Terminal 1 today afternoon. In a series of replies to tweets from distressed travelers, Frankfurt Air...

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Richard Branson's private island 'completely devastated' by Hurricane Irma (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Richard Branson's private island 'completely devastated' by Hurricane Irma (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

He wrote in a blog post published on Virgin.com: "As you can see from the photos, much of the buildings and vegetation on Necker has been destroyed or badly damaged". Billionaire businessman Richard ...

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Tropical Storm Jose forms east of Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Katia is a Category 1 hurricane that formed off the Gulf of Mexico coast. Forecasters say the storm has sustained winds of 40 miles per hour and is moving west-northwest. On early Thursday...

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Strategic partnership with Afghanistan article of faith for India: Sushma Swaraj

Strategic partnership with Afghanistan article of faith for India: Sushma Swaraj

The port would allow India to transport goods to Afghanistan by sea. The two countries also discussed measures for enhancing trade and investment cooperation, she said. She also expressed her gratit...

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Hurricane Irma: Florida shuts down air travel

Hurricane Irma: Florida shuts down air travel

With Hurricane Irma looming in the Caribbean Wednesday, Florida residents and President Donald Trump are watching the Category 5 storm very closely. As the powerful storm threatened to rip t...

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Thierry Henry: PSG must challenge for the Champions League

Thierry Henry: PSG must challenge for the Champions League

The arrival of Neymar from Barcelona for a world record fee of £200 million (€222 million) shocked the football world, as did the signing of Mbappe on loan from Monaco. The two teams will meet in the ...

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Missing Black Chicago Woman Found Dead In Hotel Freezer

Missing Black Chicago Woman Found Dead In Hotel Freezer

Ms Martin returned to the hotel in suburban Chicago to search for her daughter again, and the teen's sister filed a missing person report at about 1.30pm on Saturday. "It's unbelievable", she told T...

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DW: North Korea nuclear crisis: Vladimir Putin warns against 'global catastrophe'

Components of the Thaad battery arrived at the USA military's Osan Air Base on March 7 and a radar system and two launchers were installed on a former golf course in Seongju on April 26 - less than tw...

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Moon: S. Korea-Russia Cooperation Will Draw N. Korea's Change

Moon: S. Korea-Russia Cooperation Will Draw N. Korea's Change

Two ICBM launches and one nuclear test later, his government is ramping up its defenses, with some officials even considering asking the United States to bring back tactical nuclear weapons a ...

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Miami goes on lockdown amid Irma-looting fears

Meanwhile, the City of Miami Beach's curfew will run from 8 p.m. Saturday until 8 a.m. on Sunday. In Homestead, that city's curfew is set to expire 6 a.m. The Palm Beach curfew was imposed in part t...

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