• Kenny Chesney raising money to help Virgin Islands after Irma
Kenny Chesney raising money to help Virgin Islands after Irma

Chesney toldHLN's Morning Express with Robin Meade that his home on St. John was destroyed, but that he is much more anxious about the people living on the island than he is about his home. He is also planning other relief to help the island's rebuilding efforts. Chesney has created the Love for Love City Foundation where fans can donate mo...

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  • Republicans prepared to release details of tax plan in upcoming weeks
Republicans prepared to release details of tax plan in upcoming weeks

Pelosi's efforts come as a top White House aide reiterated Tuesday that the administration is not insisting - at least not publicly - that funding for a proposed wall along the Mexican border be part of any deal. In recent weeks, President Trump has referred publicly to "tax cuts" rather than the "tax reform" Ryan and Brady have discussed. Gardne...

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  • Resolution rejecting
Resolution rejecting "white nationalists" heads to Trump's desk

Sens. Lawmakers backed the measure by voice vote Tuesday. The resolution , unanimously approved by the Senate Monday, now goes to President Trump desk for his approval. The resolution, approved unanimously Monday night, recognizes a woman who was killed August 12 and 19 other people who were injured after a auto allegedly driven by a neo-Nazi ...

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  • Huckabee Sanders suggests DOJ should investigate Comey
Huckabee Sanders suggests DOJ should investigate Comey

The President is proud of the decision that he made. The Trump administration has harped on political donations to Democrats made by members of Mueller's investigative team , as well as Mueller and Comey's previous working relationship. Comey leaked memos to the New York Times, and "politicized an investigation by signaling he would exonerate Hi...

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  • Lauer Asks Hillary: Do You Think Trump 'Stole the Election'?
Lauer Asks Hillary: Do You Think Trump 'Stole the Election'?

Among those who share the blame, she says , are former FBI Director James Comey , who reopened an investigation into her emails two weeks before the election, the media, who reported nearly daily new stories of Donald Trump's indiscretions and balanced them with daily stories about Clinton's emails, Russia, which went on a full-scale camp...

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  • Trump to Dine Wednesday Night with Congress's Top Democrats
Trump to Dine Wednesday Night with Congress's Top Democrats

White House legislative director Marc Short says its principles for the tax overhaul will be released "in a matter of days, not weeks". "With all due respect to the president, a tax cut , particularly one for the very wealthy, is not going to help Florida or Texas rebuild from these storms", said the New York Democrat .

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  • House committee tackles Sereno impeach complaints Featured
House committee tackles Sereno impeach complaints Featured

Sereno's camp was happy on the House's decision to scrap the separate complaint filed by VACC and VPCI, however, they are disturbed that Gadon's complaint has been considered sufficient. Jimenez and Mallari also accuse Sereno of undermining the powers of the full Supreme Court or en banc in the approval of foreign trips and appointments to various ...

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  • North Korea defiant over United Nations sanctions as Trump calls for tougher steps
North Korea defiant over United Nations sanctions as Trump calls for tougher steps

The two leaders also met on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in July. Trump is set to attend the U.S. -ASEAN summit and the East Asia summit in the Philippines in November, as well as the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam.

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  • Post-Irma, Crews Push to Get Florida Power On and Water Running
Post-Irma, Crews Push to Get Florida Power On and Water Running

FPL also installed almost 5 million smart meters and 83,000 intelligent devices to help predict, reduce and prevent power outages and restore power faster if outages occur. "I know it's hard for people not to have power but we're on this 24/7". "We are not going to bed here". Eric Silagy is the president and CEO of FPL.

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  • Over 25 perish in fire at a hostel in Kuala Lumpur
Over 25 perish in fire at a hostel in Kuala Lumpur

The room, measuring 20x40 feet, was 100 per cent damaged and littered with charred bodies, according to the Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Department. Seven people were taken to a nearby hospital for injuries, while 11 others were rescued, the notice said. The school is believed to be for Islamic students in the region, with the blaze breaking ou...

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  • Trudeau makes a statement concerning Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar
Trudeau makes a statement concerning Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

Myanmar's handling of the crisis and perceived persecution of the Rohingya have drawn sharp worldwide criticism, with Bangladesh accusing Myanmar forces of carrying out a "genocide" against the officially stateless Muslim minority group.

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  • Georgia Power customers without power
Georgia Power customers without power

No timetable was given for reopening the remainder of the Keys , which are linked by a series of causeways and bridges down to Key West, a popular tourist spot on the southern tip of Florida . The Tampa Bay area feared a direct hit from a major hurricane, but ended up getting more of a sideways swipe from a weakened Irma. The National Hurric...

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  • Black Lives Matter Targets Jefferson Monument in Charlottesville
Black Lives Matter Targets Jefferson Monument in Charlottesville

The university had not yet responded to the newspaper's request for comment on the Jefferson statue shrouding by press time. "Sometimes these arguments are noisy". The protesters arrived on the university's campus around 8 p.m. Tuesday, WVIR reports . The protesters also displayed a list of demands that include an increase African American und...

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  • Food worker charged with trying to kill baby in toilet
Food worker charged with trying to kill baby in toilet

Sarah Jane Lockner, 25, of Redwood City, was arrested on September 4, 2017 after reportedly giving birth to a baby girl then trying to flush the newborn down a toilet at the McDonald's restaurant where she worked. The co-worker told investigators she stepped down and heard the toilet flush. Police were called to the scene and found the baby had n...

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  • Hurricane Irma: More than 27000 without power in Collier, Lee
Hurricane Irma: More than 27000 without power in Collier, Lee

The latest forecast of Irma's eye _ which still can change _ keeps the almost 400-mile wide (640-kilometer) storm in the water, barely off the coast of southwestern Florida's Fort Myers and Naples. In North Carolina and SC, where Duke Energy provides electricity for more than 4 million customers, the utility said it has turned the power back on f...

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  • Woman drives 20 miles with coyote 'embedded' in auto
Woman drives 20 miles with coyote 'embedded' in auto

She then heard a crunch sound and believed that she had hit and killed the animal. A coyote in Alberta, Canada, went for a wild ride last week after being hit by a woman's auto and being embedded in the car's grille. Miraculously the coyote's injuries were not severe and Knox called Alberta's Fish and Wildlife Enforcement to help free the trapped...

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  • Trump's Wednesday Tweets: Hurricanes and Tax Relief
Trump's Wednesday Tweets: Hurricanes and Tax Relief

As North Dakota's former tax commissioner, I understand how much these issues directly impact North Dakota families, farmers, and workers - which is why any tax reform plan must be done with their best interest in mind. The White House says President Donald Trump's dinner with Republican and Democratic senators to talk taxes was "highly product...

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  • Body of missing pregnant Maryland teacher found; suspect arrested
Body of missing pregnant Maryland teacher found; suspect arrested

Laura Wallen, 31, last contacted her family on September 4 via text message. Laura Elizabeth Wallen , 31, of Olney, was a social studies teacher at Wilde Lake High School in Howard County, where she taught since 2014. "I pray that she's safe and that she comes back". Circumstances surrounding her disappearance and death are still being investi...

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  • Trump administration sued over phone searches at U.S. borders
Trump administration sued over phone searches at U.S. borders

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents search a vehicle at the Nogales Border Station in Nogales, Ariz. None of the individuals has subsequently been accused of wrongdoing. Investing border agents with this kind of authority invites abuse and discrimination and will inevitably have a chilling effect on the freedoms of speech and association.

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  • Fake News IS Fanning Flames Of Violence, Says Suu Kyi
Fake News IS Fanning Flames Of Violence, Says Suu Kyi

Suu Kyi has been repeatedly criticized over her response to the crisis, particularly given her previous work as a defender of human rights which won her the Nobel Peace Prize. World Food Program is providing food to some 70,000 people as they arrive in Cox's Bazar and to almost 60,000 people living in camps and makeshift settlements.

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