• Nearly 3000 Deaths in Puerto Rico Linked to Hurricane Maria
Nearly 3000 Deaths in Puerto Rico Linked to Hurricane Maria

Nearly 3,000 people died in the wake of Hurricane Maria, which battered Puerto Rico last September, the USA territory announced after a new study . The original estimate was just 64 deaths , but the new study finds an estimated 2,975 deaths from September 2017 through February 2018.

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  • DeSantis unfazed after liberal outrage mob claims his 'monkey' remark is racist
DeSantis unfazed after liberal outrage mob claims his 'monkey' remark is racist

Ms. Abrams and Mr. Also, independent voters, who were not allowed to participate in Tuesday's "closed" primaries, will be an important faction in the November election . "In the handbook of Donald Trump , they no longer do whistle calls". Abrams, a former minority leader in the George House, faces Brian Kemp, Georgia's secretary of state.

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  • Family bids tearful farewell to 'fighter' John McCain
Family bids tearful farewell to 'fighter' John McCain

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) smiles to the crowd before he is awarded the 2017 Liberty Medal by former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (unseen) at the Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., October 16, 2017.

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  • Moscow warns Washington against 'reckless steps' in Syria
Moscow warns Washington against 'reckless steps' in Syria

Iran and the ( Syrian President Bashar) Assad militias want to have this military incursion. Syrian forces, backed by Russian air power, have been deploying around Idlib and waging air raids and artillery attacks in what appears to be preparations for a major assault that Assad has promised in order to retake the province.

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  • Iran Defense Minister in Damascus, says Will Help Rebuild Syria
Iran Defense Minister in Damascus, says Will Help Rebuild Syria

Worldwide investigators have linked Syria's government to more than 100 chemical attacks since the beginning of Syria's civil war, and Russian Federation has frequently made debunked claims about the existence or perpetrators of chemical attacks in Syria.

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  • Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum projected to win Democratic primary for Florida governor
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum projected to win Democratic primary for Florida governor

He is now the Florida's first African-American major-party gubernatorial nominee and, if elected in November, would become the state's first black governor. Her husband, Jacques Randanne de Vazeille, said he trusts Trump's judgement. "I changed my vote when Trump supported DeSantis", said the 67-year-old retiree from Pinellas County.

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  • President Kenyatta Jets to the US Aboard Kenya Airways' Direct Flight
President Kenyatta Jets to the US Aboard Kenya Airways' Direct Flight

He added, again without being clear whom he was talking about: "They will overturn everything that we've done and they'll do it quickly and violently". "They don't say Merry Christmas anymore". President Kenyatta is in the USA at the invitation of his host Trump. But even if they were true, some of these allegations, I mean, obviously, we don't s...

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  • Cohen Lawyer Admits to Being Source Behind CNN's Trump Tower Report
Cohen Lawyer Admits to Being Source Behind CNN's Trump Tower Report

If so then Cohen's in a bind about what he can tell Mueller. "Notice they're not charging him for having an illegal meeting with a Russian at Trump Tower because there's nothing illegal about that meeting", Stone told James Miller of The Political Insider .

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  • John McCain, 'maverick' of the Senate and former POW, dies at 81
John McCain, 'maverick' of the Senate and former POW, dies at 81

My most honest condolences and respect to the family of Senator John McCain , wrote President Donald Trump in his Twitter account. "Our hearts and prayers are with you!". "I was privileged to meet him on many occasions and hear his insights, always expressed with his characteristic sharpness, humour, warmth and energy", Dr Balakrishnan...

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  • After flag flap, Trump flips back to half-staff
After flag flap, Trump flips back to half-staff

Trump and McCain had a bitter relationship that lasted through McCain's final days. Swindle and McCain shared years filled with torture created to get them to talk. He issued a proclamation and the flag is once again at half mast. That was after complaints had risen all day from both right and left, and then from a group the president assuredly...

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  • Trump rejected praise for McCain's heroism
Trump rejected praise for McCain's heroism

He is survived by his wife Cindy and seven children, three of them from an earlier marriage. Biden, who served with McCain in the Senate for more than two decades, on Saturday evening added his voice to the chorus of those hailing the senator.

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  • Zaghari-Ratcliffe returns to Tehran prison after extension plea rejected
Zaghari-Ratcliffe returns to Tehran prison after extension plea rejected

Family handout photograph showing British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe reunited with her daughter Gabriella after her temporary release from an Iranian jail, in Tehran, Iran August 23, 2018. "I still find it an extraordinary decision", he said in the statement. "We do not think it is in the best interests of any of our dual nati...

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  • President Trump Announces Renaming, Overhaul to NAFTA in 'Fairer' Deal with Mexico
President Trump Announces Renaming, Overhaul to NAFTA in 'Fairer' Deal with Mexico

Earlier, Guajardo told reporters, "There is one very important issue to finish". He declined to identify the issue. Stocks are rising broadly as the US and Mexico prepare to announce the details of the new trade agreement. Officials were hoping to reach an agreement by the end of this month in order to have something signed before the Mexican gov...

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  • Flags at White House back at full staff after McCain's death
Flags at White House back at full staff after McCain's death

The US flag at the White House was back at full staff Monday morning - in contrast to the US Capitol - after being lowered over the weekend to mark McCain's death Saturday of brain cancer at age 81. Trump, who regularly denounces that vote at his rallies, earlier this month repaid his nemesis by signing the John McCain National Defense Authorizat...

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  • Trump executive granted immunity in Cohen inquiry
Trump executive granted immunity in Cohen inquiry

Longtime Clinton attorney Lanny Davis, now representing former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen , said Cohen has never been to Prague, as claimed in the "dossier" of unverified political dirt on Trump funded by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee.

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  • Classmates: Teen driving sports auto in deadly pileup was YouTube star ‘McSkillet’
Classmates: Teen driving sports auto in deadly pileup was YouTube star ‘McSkillet’

The sports auto was traveling southbound in the northbound I-805 carpool lane at a high rate of speed when it hit a 2010 Hyundai SUV traveling northbound on I-805 near La Jolla Village Drive, according to CHP and the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office.

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  • India rejects UAE govt’s $100m flood disaster fund offer
India rejects UAE govt’s $100m flood disaster fund offer

The United Arab Emirates offered Rs 700 crore, Qatar Rs 35 crore and Maldives Rs 35 lakh to India to deal with the huge loss of life and property during the recent floods in Kerala. Individual donations thought to total millions have also been made. India's prime minister at the time, Manmohan Singh, said: "We feel that we can cope with the sit...

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  • South Africa's Land Reform Is Different From Zimbabwe's
South Africa's Land Reform Is Different From Zimbabwe's

South Africa totally rejects this narrow perception which only seeks to divide our nation and reminds us of our colonial past. "South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has just begun the process of seizing land from his own citizens, without compensation, because they're the wrong skin color".

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  • Scott Morrison next PM of Australia, ousts Malcolm Turnbull
Scott Morrison next PM of Australia, ousts Malcolm Turnbull

Ahead of the vote economists had forecast a win for Mr Morrison would be a positive for the local currency. "If the one of the more moderate alternatives in Scott Morrison or Julia Bishop take over then we'll likely see a bit of a relief rally back towards 0.7300 for the beleaguered currency, which saw its biggest loss in a year yesterday".

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  • NI businesses told to contact Irish Government in event of no deal
NI businesses told to contact Irish Government in event of no deal

Meanwhile, the Foreign Secretary said he was "cautiously hopeful" rather than "wildly hopeful" of securing a Brexit deal. "It seems to have taken the British side a long time to understand what is at stake economically with Brexit", said Martin Wansleben, head of the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (DIHK).

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  • Eid al-Adha 2018: When is Bakra Eid? Importance and its significance
Eid al-Adha 2018: When is Bakra Eid? Importance and its significance

It will be celebrated on August 22 this year. Muslims slaughter livestock and distribute the meat to the poor. The Supreme Court of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced the first of Eid Al Adha as August 21 after the Zul Hijjah moon was sighted on Saturday evening.

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  • Tears, hugs, joy as family reunions begin
Tears, hugs, joy as family reunions begin

Lee Keum-seom, now tiny and frail at 92, met her son for the first time since she and her infant daughter were separated from him and her husband as they fled. Lee Jong-shik, 81, finally tracked down his younger brother Ri Chong Song - but only after a heartbreaking meeting with the wrong person in 2009. About 132,600 Koreans were listed as separ...

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  • Death toll nears 400 in India's flood-hit Kerala, dozens missing
Death toll nears 400 in India's flood-hit Kerala, dozens missing

The UAE has offered Rs 700 crore even as the central government announced Rs 500 crore as an emergency relief for the state. Earlier, lauding the rescue team for their operation in flood-hit state, Southern Army Commander Lt Gen DR Soni said on Monday that his "boys reached places where lights and helicopters cannot".

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  • Vladimir Putin signs attends wedding of Austria's pro-Moscow foreign minister
Vladimir Putin signs attends wedding of Austria's pro-Moscow foreign minister

President Putin arrived at the talks in the Brandenburg castle over half an hour late, after earlier appearing at the wedding of Karin Kneissl, Austria's foreign minister. " Nord Stream 2 is a purely economic project ", Putin said, adding that the Ukrainian transit route should be economically viable. The worldwide coverage of Putin's visit w...

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  • Imran Khan’s maiden speech as PM: ‘no NRO with dacoits’
Imran Khan’s maiden speech as PM: ‘no NRO with dacoits’

In the July 25 elections, Imran Khan's PTI won 116 of the directly contested 272 seats, just 21 short of the halfway mark. Pakistan's government also paid tribute to Vajpayee. His mandate as leader will last five years. Khan and the PTI campaigned on promises to end widespread graft while building an "Islamic welfare state".

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