Calm before the storm - Helene brings warm weather to London

We are only just getting rid of the remnants of tropical storm Helene, which brought gusty winds but also an unusually warm start to the week. Storm Helene, which was downgraded after initial warnings that it may pose a risk to life, is moving away... More..

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Manafort forfeits luxury homes under plea deal
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Manafort forfeits luxury homes under plea deal

On Friday, though, the special counsel finally nabbed his white whale. Still, President Trump's most outspoken celebrity critics used the news of Manafort cooperating with Mueller as good news and used ...More..

Well, House Republicans Went Ahead With Their 'Tax Reform 2.0' Legislation Anyway
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Well, House Republicans Went Ahead With Their 'Tax Reform 2.0' Legislation Anyway

Republicans gave Congress nearly a full decade to extend these individual tax cuts before they expire, but the law's mediocre polling numbers and the hard election outlook for House Republicans have increased t...More..

Fatal Shark Attack In Wellfleet 15 September 2018
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Fatal Shark Attack In Wellfleet 15 September 2018

The attack happened on a stretch of the Cape Cod National Seashore , reports CBS News' Nikki Batiste. The seal population in the area has grown, and with them come sharks in aggressive pursuit, said Gavi...More..

Why Brett Kavanaugh Might Lose Supreme Court Seat After Rape Allegation
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Why Brett Kavanaugh Might Lose Supreme Court Seat After Rape Allegation

Senate Judiciary Committee spokesperson Taylor Foy said Senator Chuck Grassley, the panel's chairperson, was working to set up follow-up calls with Kavanaugh and Ford before the committee's scheduled vo...More..

Number in Novichok suspect's passport file reached Russian military, says report
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Number in Novichok suspect's passport file reached Russian military, says report

From a credibility point of view, the British government must stick to that position, McCauley asserted. James Slack, spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May , on Thursday derided their claims as ...More..

At least 3 dead as Hurricane Florence pounds the Carolinas
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

At least 3 dead as Hurricane Florence pounds the Carolinas

Forecasters say the eye of Hurricane Florence is wobbling slowly southwestward just off the coast of southeastern North Carolina, near the border with SC. President Donald Trump , left, talks about Hurricane...More..

Trump disputes Puerto Rico hurricane death toll
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Trump disputes Puerto Rico hurricane death toll

As Hurricane Florence continued its destructive path in North and SC on Friday, President Donald Trump has reportedly been fixated on unflattering news reports about his response to Hurricane Maria , w...More..

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleads guilty in Mueller probe
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleads guilty in Mueller probe

Such filings typically indicate that a deal has been reached. Prosecutor Andrew Weissmann told the judge that Manafort's plea deal is a "cooperation agreement". The charges are related to Manafort's Ukrainian p...More..

Farm murders in SA - 62 deaths recorded
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Farm murders in SA - 62 deaths recorded

The release of the annual crime statistics in parliament on Tuesday painted a grim picture in the fight against crime for the men and women in blue in the province. Police also revealed that they recorded at ...More..

Lindsey Graham: Obama criticism of Trump bound to backfire
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Lindsey Graham: Obama criticism of Trump bound to backfire

He also pointed out, in reaction to Obama's invocation of Fox News, that even though the former president never called the network the enemy of the people, the targeting of reporter James Rosen . Analysts sa...More..

More than 800 detained in Russian Federation protests
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

More than 800 detained in Russian Federation protests

In Moscow police beat members of a crowd of about 5,000 with truncheons in Pushkin Square, according to video published by the opposition newspaper Novaya Gazeta . Striking a police officer is "is punishab...More..

MLA George slammed for shaming Kerala nun
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

MLA George slammed for shaming Kerala nun

As per the initial investigation of the police, Bishop of Jalandhar Franco Mulakkal abused his position and repeatedly raped a nun from Kerala, a special team probing the case told the Kerala High Court. He a...More..

Syria: White Helmets clear rubble after reported regime bombing
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Syria: White Helmets clear rubble after reported regime bombing

The leaders of regime allies Russian Federation and Iran met with the president of rebel backer Turkey in Tehran on Friday, but failed to reach an agreement to avoid a military assault. Various so-called "de-es...More..

Hurricane Florence speeds up, intensifies
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hurricane Florence speeds up, intensifies

Kevin Orth loads sandbags into cars as he helps residents prepare for Hurricane Florence , in Charleston, South Carolina . "Please be prepared, be careful and be SAFE", he tweeted . Amtrak is also waivin...More..

Paris knife attacker disarmed by passers-by after injuring 7
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Paris knife attacker disarmed by passers-by after injuring 7

Moments later, two British tourists were stabbed on Rue Henri Noguères, a nearby street, before the suspect was taken into custody by officers from the anti-crime brigade. Seven people were wounded in Paris o...More..

Bob Woodward Stands By Reporting In Trump Book, Saying 'These Things Happened'
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Bob Woodward Stands By Reporting In Trump Book, Saying 'These Things Happened'

At a National Security Council meeting on January 19, the president "disregarded the significance of the massive US military presence on the Korean Peninsula, including a special intelligence operation that all...More..

TROPICS: Florence expected to produce damaging winds in Carolinas
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

TROPICS: Florence expected to produce damaging winds in Carolinas

Cooper said state emergency management officials are working with local and federal agencies to prepare North Carolina for possible impacts from Florence . As of 5 p.m. Sunday, the storm was moving westw...More..

At rally, Trump lauds Kavanaugh progress, decries 'meanness'
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

At rally, Trump lauds Kavanaugh progress, decries 'meanness'

The man who has only tweeted seven times since 2016 now has more than 30,000 followers and has been flooded with praise. Trump said numerous Senate Democrats whom Tester had helped elect "are attacking Ju...More..

North Korea celebrates 70th birthday with parade - but doesn't show off ICBMs
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

North Korea celebrates 70th birthday with parade - but doesn't show off ICBMs

Trump tweeted . "There is nothing like good dialogue from two people that like each other!" There was no sign of the Hwasong-14 and -15 missiles that can reach the mainland US and changed the strategic balanc...More..