Massive quake rocks Alaska, severe damage reported in Anchorage

Alaska Airlines has temporarily suspended its flight operations until at least 12:30 pm local time. Former Alaskan Gov. Sarah Palin asked her Twitter followers to pray for the state, saying her home was damaged in the quake. The temblor had a depth... More..

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Ukraine bans entry to Russian adult men - border service chief
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Ukraine bans entry to Russian adult men - border service chief

The Azov Sea is mostly extremely shallow: Russian submarines and warships of the Black Sea Fleet can not operate there effectively, while the United States and its allies have some modern well-armed warships ca...More..

MBS mingles with G20 leaders as Trump fuels summit tensions
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

MBS mingles with G20 leaders as Trump fuels summit tensions

Later in the day U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced that Trump had ordered a separate review of China's 40 percent tariff on auto imports from the U.S., 25 percentage points of which is the...More..

New Tijuana shelter to house at least 3,000 migrants, official says
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

New Tijuana shelter to house at least 3,000 migrants, official says

Other health concerns include the threat of a hepatitis outbreak due to unsanitary conditions. The spokesman said there are three confirmed cases of tuberculosis, four cases of HIV/AIDS, and four cases of chi...More..

Former President George HW Bush dies at age 94
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Former President George HW Bush dies at age 94

While our hearts are heavy today, they are also filled with gratitude. Heartfelt sympathy and deep condolences to the entire Bush family on the passing of our 41st President, George H.W. In a statement Bush's...More..

Russia-Ukraine crisis clouds G20 summit in Buenos Aires
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Russia-Ukraine crisis clouds G20 summit in Buenos Aires

Russian officials are expressing surprise about Trump's cancellation of the meeting with Putin, with whom the US president has enjoyed a warm relationship despite significant geo-political differences between t...More..

Trump Hints at China Trade Pact as Truce Progress Reported
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Trump Hints at China Trade Pact as Truce Progress Reported

GM, which attributed its move this week to changing consumer tastes and declining sales, has said that the tariffs on steel and aluminum had already cost it US$1 billion in profits. That background weakness for...More..

Mississippi's ugly past casts long shadow on Senate election
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Mississippi's ugly past casts long shadow on Senate election

President Donald Trump rallied voters Monday for Republican Senate appointee Cindy Hyde-Smith, who has found herself in a closer-than-expected runoff contest after comments she made about attending a public h...More..

Disruption from winds set to continue around Wales
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Disruption from winds set to continue around Wales

Diana will ravage the United Kingdom over the next couple of days, bringing gale-force winds to coastal areas and up two inches of rain in upland areas. Southerly winds will increase very strong with gale gusts...More..

Pilot of doomed Lion Air flight 'fought continuously' against malfunctioning computers
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Pilot of doomed Lion Air flight 'fought continuously' against malfunctioning computers

Shortly after the Lion Air crash, the FAA published an emergency AD ( PDF ) detailing potential fault indications in the AoA, airspeed and control feel systems used on the 737 MAX. She says her son, Capt. Bha...More..

Democrats nominate Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Democrats nominate Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House

In August, Hayes said she would not support Pelosi ; this week, Hayes said she'll cast her first vote on the floor for Pelosi when the incoming House Democratic caucus votes Wednesday on its new leadersh...More..

Some migrant caravan members self-deporting as frustration grows in Tijuana
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Some migrant caravan members self-deporting as frustration grows in Tijuana

He told CNN that numerous people were "economic migrants ", who don't qualify for asylum. That sentiment is shared by another Tijuana resident, 48-year-old Lucia Barrio who says it is better to send them b...More..

Kremlin says Putin-Trump meeting will explore ways out of deadlock
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Kremlin says Putin-Trump meeting will explore ways out of deadlock

Several senior European politicians on Tuesday raised the possibility of new sanctions against Russian Federation to punish it for capturing three Ukrainian vessels at sea, an incident the West fears could igni...More..

Russian Federation carries out airstrikes on Syrian rebels for
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Russian Federation carries out airstrikes on Syrian rebels for "chemical attack"

State TV interviewed doctors in a hospital who said most people were suffering from breathing problems and blurred vision. A doctor said the situation of the patients was stable, noting that a child had to be...More..

Turkish police inspect luxury villa in Jamal Khashoggi investigation
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Turkish police inspect luxury villa in Jamal Khashoggi investigation

The Istanbul prosecutor's office said Mansour Othman Abbahussain - a member of a 15-person squad allegedly sent from Riyadh to kill Khashoggi - had contacted the mansion's owner, Mohammed Ahmed Alfaozan, by tel...More..

Final campaigning is crucial for candidates Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike Espy
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Final campaigning is crucial for candidates Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike Espy

More than 43,000 absentee ballots have been requested, and that number could increase as final numbers are tabulated. Trump has previously thanked Hyde-Smith for voting for "our Agenda in the Senate 100% of th...More..

Donald Trump says he will close the Mexico border permanently if needed
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Donald Trump says he will close the Mexico border permanently if needed

The Mexican Interior Ministry said Sunday it would immediately deport the migrants who tried to "violently" breach the border. She and hundreds of other Central American migrants were blocked by Mexican...More..

Mueller: Ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort lied, broke plea agreement
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Mueller: Ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort lied, broke plea agreement

The latest development could indicate a set back for Mueller's investigation if Manafort had not been cooperating. The accusation implies that Manafort has acted in violation of his plea agreement with the gove...More..

Blizzard conditions blast US Midwest
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Blizzard conditions blast US Midwest

As much as a foot was expected in Chicago . One Chicago native trying to fly to Orlando, Florida, chided himself for not heeding the weather forecast, but maintained his sense of humor. The winter storm du...More..

United States posts $5m reward to find Mumbai terror attacks masterminds
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

United States posts $5m reward to find Mumbai terror attacks masterminds

Indian officials accused Pakistan's intelligence agency of working with the militant group to mastermind the attack - an allegation Islamabad denied. "I join the friends and families in remembering the 166 vi...More..