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Paul Manafort's scalp is flipping triumph for Team Mueller

After striking a plea deal Friday morning with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation in which he was to forfeit four properties, it seems Paul Man...


No evidence MA gas blasts were intentional, investigator says

Almost all residents in the area have had power restored, he said. The dramatic series of explosions and fires Thursday destroyed or damaged dozens of homes, ...


FEMA head says he'll stay on job despite reported probe

Southeast coast. The news site said Long's travel was already the source of tension between him and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. "We have a v...


Shootout at famed Mexico City mariachi plaza leaves five dead

It's unclear whether the shooting was motivated by gang violence, but the Times notes that a district infested with drugs and gangs lies about a mile away. On...


Storm Helene heads for North East - yellow weather warning issued

In the Met Office's latest update it is pointed out there is still a large degree of uncertainty on Helene's exact track - something that has been seen with s...


Feature: San Francisco climate summit in eyes of young American pioneer

The crowds at one point also blocked an entrance to the Moscone Center, where the summit was being held, and called for some of the 4,000 elected officials at...


Kenyan runner's stunning time smashes marathon world record

Race organisers initially timed Kipchoge a second slower, but later corrected the time. Acclaimed as the greatest marathon runner of the modern era, Kipchoge ...


Teenager killed in MA gas blasts

Lawrence, Andover and North Andover - the three towns impacted by Thursday's blasts - were listed as areas where neighborhood lines would be replaced, the utili...


Anita Hill Speaks Out On Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh "categorically and unequivocally" denied the allegation, which came just before his confirmation to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy and grant conserva...


Protests continue demanding justice for Botham Jean

Merritt said the district attorney's investigators may be unsure whether Guyger is being forthcoming in her statements and are looking for evidence that will ...


Swiss intelligence helped foil alleged Russian plot targeting government lab

Dutch authorities arrested and expelled two suspected Russian spies months ago for allegedly trying to hack a Swiss laboratory that conducts chemical weapons te...


Man dies after apparent shark bite on Cape Cod

The victim was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The beach has been closed to swimming. He realized what was happening when the frien...


Driver targets crowd in southern France, injuring 2

There was no indication that the incident was terror related, the report said, adding that regional judicial police department has opened an inquiry into " at...


Florence weakens to depression, flood risk rises

Schoolteacher Leslie Ochoa said she and her family loaded up 10 adults, 5 children, 14 goats, 10 dogs, two cats and one guinea pig and evacuated from Jacksonv...


National Hurricane Center Updates Current Status of Tropical Storm Florence

SC authorities said law enforcement officers were guarding against looting in evacuated areas, while Wilmington set a curfew on Saturday evening in response t...


Syria thwarts 'Israeli aggression' near Damascus airport

According to a Hadashot TV news report Sunday morning, the Iranian Boeing-made cargo plane was loaded with weapons, and had recently landed at the Damascus Inte...


Texas border patrol agent accused of killing 4 women, abducting another

The bodies of three females and one male were found over the last two weeks, sheriff's spokesperson Eduardo Chapa told CNN. Chapa said investigators are not rul...


Pompeo accuses Russia of actively working to undermine North Korea sanctions

About 15-20 South Korean officials will work at the office from 9 to 5, sleep at nearby lodgings in Kaesong on weekdays and take turns staffing the office on we...


Texas Board Votes To Cut Hillary Clinton, Helen Keller From History Courses

Among them are Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller according to a report from Dallas News . As the first woman to nab a major political party's presidential n...


Hurricane Hunters flying into Florence as it heads for the Carolinas

The evacuations continued as Florence weakened a bit in its charge towards the East Coast, downgrading from a Category 3 storm to a Category 2, the National Hu...


Buhari accepts resignation of Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun

The minister, according to the report, had reportedly felt that her position is becoming untenable and is hurting President in Muhammadu Buhari in the run up to...


Regional Pot Workers Could Face Lifetime Ban From US News Centre News

Todd Owen, the executive assistant commissioner for the Customs and Border Protection's Office of Field Operations, told Politico in a report published on T...


Flood waters rise as Florence pummels Carolinas; at least 8 dead

Officials in SC said Saturday that the first fatality was confirmed in that state. In North Carolina, at least five deaths are related to the storm - but "s...


Trilateral NAFTA deal to be reached soon: Mexican economy chief

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Trump Continues to Promote Puerto Rico Deaths Conspiracy Theory

Since the hurricane struck in September past year, several investigations by academics and journalists suggested the death toll was much higher than the offic...


Israel demolishes new Palestinian village, Wadi Al-Ahmar

Eyewitnesses said Israeli forces arrived at the village in the illegally occupied West Bank before sunrise on Thursday and began taking down the newly built pro...


Beach landslide injures tourists in Zante

Josh O'Connell, 21, of Kilkenny, Ireland, who works for a tour company on Zante , said there were more than a dozen tourist boats in the bay and 400-500 peop...


United States sanctions NKorean IT companies in China, Russia

Thursday's action particularly targets the revenue earned for the Pyongyang government by North Korean IT workers overseas. Under a United Nations Security Co...


European Parliament votes to trigger Article 7 against Hungary

European lawmakers voted Wednesday to initiate sanctions proceedings against the Hungarian government for what they said was backsliding on democracy, an extr...


Leaked video shows Google executives troubled by Trump election

Sergey Brin, a Google co-founder, said that he was "deeply offended" by the election of Trump and that his victory was in conflict with numerous company's val...


Documents reveal Salisbury suspects have links to Russian defence ministry

Only this week, we heard an official statement from London, which said that they did not plan to employ the legal assistance mechanism and send any requests to ...


Powers cite need for peace in Idlib — UN official

Help us grow and continue telling Israel's story to the world. "Such a meeting is possible and is being prepared", Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told report...


PM Abadi says not seeking re-election after protests

This could also be a big blow to the United States, which has long tried to retain effective control over Iraq's government, and has driven the previous gover...


Typhoon Mangkhut: Philippines lashed by winds of more than 100mph

Worryingly, the strength of the storm resembles that of Typhoon Haiyan, a natural disaster in 2013 that left 7,300 people dead and more than five million disp...


'Threat becomes reality': Hurricane Florence begins days of rain, wind

EDT. Sea level rise also adds to storm surge damage: When Hurricane Sandy hit in 2012, a study found sea-level rise over the 20th century caused more than $...


The changing death toll from Hurricane Maria

For Meyers, the tweets were more proof that POTUS is legitimately insane and described Trump's explanation as a "conspiracy theory". Cora told reporters h...


Putin oversees Russia-China joint military exercises

The Associated Press reports that Putin addressed reporters near the Tsugol firing range, 80 miles north of China's border and where the war games took place...


Trump Denies Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria Death Toll

Especially upset were GOP politicians in Florida, a state with a substantial Puerto Rican population. "The loss of any life is tragic". The researchers al...


Hurricane Florence leaves hundreds of thousands without power in North Carolina

After making landfall this Friday (Sept. 14), the massive storm will now "wobble" southward and then head west, making a "big, grand tour" of the southeastern U...


Trump ex-campaign head Paul Manafort to cooperate with Russia probe

The White House distanced Trump from the man who helped get him elected in November 2016 against the odds in a bitterly contested campaign in which he defeated ...


Leaked report says Catholic priests abused thousands of minors in Germany

About one in six of cases documented involved rape and three quarters of the victims were abused in a church or through a pastoral relationship with the abuser....


Scott Morrison’s Twitter video causing social media uproar

The clip featured Australian treasury MPs raising hands in Parliament . Victorian MP Tim Watts replied to the video with a GIF of Elmo on fire, while SA MP C...


KERRY UNDER FIRE: Trump Admin SLAMS 'SHAMEFUL' John Kerry over 'Shadow Diplomacy'

While on Hugh Hewitt's radio show this week promoting his new book, Kerry said that he has met with Zarif "three or four" times since leaving office for discu...


Putin: Russia has found novichok suspects but they are 'not criminal'

Russian state TV channel Rossiya-24 said the suspect named as Alexander Petrov would maybe speak next week. Putin added that the two men do not work for the m...


Ex-NSA chief wishes Trump had pressed Putin on Russian election attacks

During the briefing, Bolton was asked why Trump opted for an executive order instead of working with Congress. The executive order comes as bills in the Hou...


Donald Trump's visit to Ireland in November cancelled

DONALD TRUMP's proposed trip to Ireland could yet go ahead after White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said no official decision had been made on the v...


Donald Trump moved FEMA funds to ICE at start of hurricane season

FEMA administrator Brock Long points to a map. "Under no circumstances was any disaster relief funding transferred from @ fema to immigration enforcement ef...


Panicked Neighborhoods Evacuate as Gas Blasts Destroy Homes

Leonel Rondon, from Lawrence, Mass ., was sitting inside a auto when an explosion toppled a chimney that crashed into that vehicle, officials said . State P...


Manafort makes deal with Mueller to avoid another trial

A superseding criminal information was filed against Manafort in Washington ahead of a scheduled court appearance later Friday morning. The president has pr...


Storm Helene wind warning issued

However, it has put out a yellow "be aware" warning which extends across much of Dumfries and Galloway. The turbulent weather is coming off the back of one ...