• Death tolls rise, President declares national mourning after natural disaster
Death tolls rise, President declares national mourning after natural disaster

In the state of Oaxaca, the quake claimed 45 victims, the natural disaster claimed 12 victims in Chiapas, and four others were reported in the state of Tabasco, Infobae reported. Manuel Velasco said. Hundreds of buildings collapsed or were damaged, power was cut at least briefly to more than 1.8 million people and authorities closed schools on ...

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  • Eagle Creek Fire jumps Columbia River into Washington
Eagle Creek Fire jumps Columbia River into Washington

Hood River County Search & Rescue, along with the Oregon National Guard, Air National Guard, U.S. Forest Service and other responding organizations, is now engaged in ongoing efforts to aid and assist Gorge residents threatened by the Eagle Creek fire .

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  • Russian firm tied to pro-Kremlin propaganda advertised on Facebook during election
Russian firm tied to pro-Kremlin propaganda advertised on Facebook during election

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., said he had long suspected the Russians covertly used social-media sites such as Facebook and Twitter to meddle in the election. Watchdog group Common Cause on Thursday filed a complaint with the U.S. Justice Department and the Federal Election Commission alleging that unknown foreign nationals made expenditures during th...

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  • MLA Darryl Plecas kicked out of BC Liberal Party
MLA Darryl Plecas kicked out of BC Liberal Party

With Plecas as Speaker, both the New Democrats and Liberals have 41 seats each with the Green Party holding the remaining three. "I thought the Liberals did themselves a lot of damage in the public eye today based on their nearly, 'pick up my baseball bat and go home kind of approach, '" he said.

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  • Row over Modi following some twitter users mischievous: BJP
Row over Modi following some twitter users mischievous: BJP

Modi following a person is not a "character certificate" of a person and is not in anyway a guarantee of how a person would conduct himself. Senior Congress Party leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Saturday suggested that people like senior journalist Gauri Lankesh were being eliminated because of the existence of an ideological conflict, while den...

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  • Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort and other properties under Hurricane Irma threat
Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort and other properties under Hurricane Irma threat

The structure has existed since 1927, when it was built for Marjorie Merriweather Post, a food industry heiress - Trump later bought the club in 1985 for $5 million. Trump's Mar-A-Lago resort has survived through hurricanes before. "That house has never been seriously damaged", Trump's long-time ( and controversial ) former butler Anthony Senec...

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  • Topeka meteorologists helping to predict Hurricane Irma
Topeka meteorologists helping to predict Hurricane Irma

The predicted track of the hurricane has shifted further to the west in relation to earlier predictions. Forecasters have known for days that Irma is going to turn northward toward the mainland USA, but they did not know when exactly that would happen-and in this case the "when" makes all the difference for where the storm finally hits, what kind...

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  • Georgia Governor Nathan Deal: Hurricane Irma mandatory evacuation order
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal: Hurricane Irma mandatory evacuation order

A S.C. Department of Transportation map with evacuations routes from Hunting Island and Edisto Beach. The largest barrier island involved in the evacuation is Hilton Head, which has more than 40,000 permanent residents. "We are not in the clear and we can't let our guard down", Gov. Roy Cooper said. "You don't know what's going to happen", ...

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  • USA warplanes are called off surveillance of ISIS convoy, at Russia's request
USA warplanes are called off surveillance of ISIS convoy, at Russia's request

Conversely, the wives and families of foreign fighters are folding into the ongoing refugee flow from Iraq, Syria and the region overall into Germany and elsewhere in Europe, he added during a Thursday panel discussion with other intelligence officials during a symposium hosted by the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) in Washington...

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  • Mexico expels North Korean ambassador in protest of nuclear test
Mexico expels North Korean ambassador in protest of nuclear test

Mexico and North Korea had a serious diplomatic falling-out in 2014, after the DPRK-owned ship the Mu Du Bong ran aground on a reef near the Mexican port of Tuxpan in July that year. A single veto from the five permanent member states can derail the resolution. In mid-July, Peru instructed the North Korean embassy in Lima to reduce the number of ...

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  • Mexico Expels N.Korean Ambassador Over Nuclear Tests
Mexico Expels N.Korean Ambassador Over Nuclear Tests

In a statement, the government said it had given Kim Hyong-gil 72 hours to leave Mexico in order to express its "absolute rejection" of North Korea's recent nuclear activity, describing it as a grave threat to the region and the world. Other countries appear to be following suit. The move reportedly came as a stern response to the reclusive natio...

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  • CBI raids former minister Jayanthi Natarajan, FIR alleges abuse of power
CBI raids former minister Jayanthi Natarajan, FIR alleges abuse of power

It was in the previous Congress-led UPA2 regime, with Jayanthi Natarajan as environment minister when a controversial decision to permit mining in the forest land in Saranda was taken in 2012. Over the years, the proposal saw multiple rejects both by Forest Advisory Committee and the former Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh as the proposed mining ...

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  • European Union has legal obligation to discuss future United Kingdom trade deal
European Union has legal obligation to discuss future United Kingdom trade deal

In view of the unique circumstances on the island of Ireland, flexible and imaginative solutions will be required, including with the aim of avoiding a hard border, while respecting the integrity of the Union legal order. The Government also suggested that a new customs arrangement with the European Union would "remove the need for the United Kin...

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  • Wayzata Police Officer Hit and Killed by a Vehicle
Wayzata Police Officer Hit and Killed by a Vehicle

Records obtained by KSTP-TV show that she had a revoked license and a history of traffic violations. Police are saying it could take weeks to finish this investigation. She was booked into Hennepin County Jail, where she is being held without bail on suspicion of criminal vehicular homicide. With visible emotion, the chief spoke at a news confe...

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  • Watch a Plane Fly Directly Through the Eye of Hurricane Irma
Watch a Plane Fly Directly Through the Eye of Hurricane Irma

Lesser) Hitting winds of up to 125 miles per hour winds , the storm has already left more than 20 people dead across the Caribbean and now it's headed to south-west Florida. Meanwhile, ComEd said that it is preparing to send 200 in-house and contractor crews to Florida to help fix damage from Irma. From there, he and his wife, two children, two ...

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  • Hurricane Irma destroys President Trump's and Richard Branson's Caribbean homes!
Hurricane Irma destroys President Trump's and Richard Branson's Caribbean homes!

However, no amount of money can stop a hurricane as Branson was recently reminded when he made a decision to ride out Hurricane Irma from the wine cellar of his home on Necker Island which faced the full brunt of the Category 5 storm. "Dr. Orange and team are safe on St. Thomas". Sam Branson confirmed that "all humans" on the island were ok...

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  • Air Force officer killed in crash 100 miles northwest of Nellis base
Air Force officer killed in crash 100 miles northwest of Nellis base

Col. Eric K. Shafa, Commander of the 42nd Air Base Wing at Maxwell, said the installation is serving as staging area for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. While the program has encountered cost overruns, schedule delays and mishaps in decades of development, including engine fires - one in 2016 resulted in burns to a pilot's head, neck and f...

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  • Hurricane Irma to 'devastate' U.S. as it hurtles toward Florida
Hurricane Irma to 'devastate' U.S. as it hurtles toward Florida

He also warned that more than 100,000 people may need shelter. " It's not a question of if Florida is going to be impacted, it's a question of how bad Florida is going to be impacted and where the storm ends up over the next four to five days as it passes inland ", Brock said.

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  • Malacañang: Police will cooperate in all probes on teen deaths
Malacañang: Police will cooperate in all probes on teen deaths

The latest victim to surface was 14-year-old Reynaldo de Guzman , the companion of 19-year-old Carl Angelo Arnaiz , who was shot dead by policemen in Caloocan City on August 18. The police a year ago suspended the drug war for an "internal cleansing" after crooked cops, on the pretext of carrying out the war on drugs, kidnapped then killed Korean...

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  • Obama surprises students with a visit to DC school
Obama surprises students with a visit to DC school

For one group of high school students in Washington D.C., the first week of classes ended on a high note. Yesterday, our old buddy-in-chief B.O. dropped in on a McKinley Technology High School class in Washington , D.C. He later told a young woman: "Remember what I say: Don't back down", and then his entourage took off from the school through a ...

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