• US House Speaker Ryan leaves door open on taxes, deficit
US House Speaker Ryan leaves door open on taxes, deficit

Brady added that the budget is necessary for a tax revamp. "Then the tax writing committees are going to take feedback and input and then they're going to go produce their bills in the weeks ahead". On the House side, at least one member's initial response to Wednesday's news was less than enthusiastic. "I know there are many Democrats who in m...

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  • Trump Makes First Stop in Storm-Torn Florida
Trump Makes First Stop in Storm-Torn Florida

Many residents are still left without power in the Florida Keys following destruction from Hurricane Irma . "As we continue to assess the full extent of the damage, I hope that Northeast Floridians will reach out to our office for any assistance they may need working with federal agencies as we face Hurricane Irma recovery together".

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  • Spain Threatens To Arrest 700 Mayors For Backing Catalonian Independence
Spain Threatens To Arrest 700 Mayors For Backing Catalonian Independence

So far, 712 of a total 948 municipal leaders have said they would allow public spaces to be used for the referendum, according to AMI. David Rovira, the mayor of the small town of L'Espluga de Francoli, told AFP. The Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has told Catalan's not to go to the polling station. The decision follows a series of moves to...

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  • Viral Facebook video becomes focus in Kenneka Jenkins investigation
Viral Facebook video becomes focus in Kenneka Jenkins investigation

After mounting pressure from the public, police released a statement Wednesday on the status of their investigation. Viral Facebook videos of their antics around the time she vanished are being investigated by police alongside surveillance footage from 47 cameras inside the hotel.

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  • Kids Found Dead At West Sacramento Apartment, Police Arrest Suspect
Kids Found Dead At West Sacramento Apartment, Police Arrest Suspect

Upon entry to the intricate, authorities performed life-sparing measures on three kids found inside a flat before proclaiming them perished at the scene. She is considered a victim of domestic violence, police said. "This [investigation] is going to take not hours, not days, it's going to take a long time a long time to come to grips with what happ...

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  • Hurricane Max forms off southern Mexico, eyes landfall
Hurricane Max forms off southern Mexico, eyes landfall

The storm was located about 55 miles (85 kilometers) southwest of Acapulco and was heading toward the east at 6 mph (9 kph). Max will likely strengthen before reaching the coast but is seen weakening once it hits land, where it will dissipate, the NHC said.

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  • Pharma Bro Shkreli has bail revoked, heads to jail
Pharma Bro Shkreli has bail revoked, heads to jail

Except Shkreli was out on bond while awaiting sentencing for his fraud conviction, and advocating/inciting his followers to commit a crime is a crime. Dubbed " Pharma Bro " for exploits that include jacking up the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000 percent, Shkreli was silent and stony-faced as USA marshals led him out of a Brooklyn courtroom.

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  • Hurricane Irma:
Hurricane Irma: "I had the bitch" - a resident of Fort Lauderdale

One of the challenges in Key West is moving debris out of the roadways and fixing the water infrastructure - the area is under a boil water advisory. "We have for 90 years avoided this day, but I think our day has come". Several major airports in Florida that halted passenger operations due to Irma began limited service on Tuesday, including Miami...

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  • Motel 6 May Be Tipping Off ICE On Undocumented Guests
Motel 6 May Be Tipping Off ICE On Undocumented Guests

In 2015, it emerged that Motel 6 staff in a Warwick, Rhode Island branch were also giving a full list of guests to local police . His attorney, Robert McWhirter, says he believes the motel shared its guest list with the agents. Daily tips from hotel employees, uncovered by the Phoenix New Times , had ICE agents showing at two hotels, both located...

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  • Suu Kyi to address Arakan Crisis concerns in Naypyidaw
Suu Kyi to address Arakan Crisis concerns in Naypyidaw

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the UN Security Council yesterday expressed concern over the current security operations in the region that have seen an exodus of up to 400,000 Rohingyas to Bangladesh. She became Myanmar's state counselor in April 2016, a new post that made her the most powerful civilian leader in the country. "The f...

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  • Hurricane Jose: Track takes weakening storm on an Atlantic loop
Hurricane Jose: Track takes weakening storm on an Atlantic loop

Initially, there were two small islands, but an enterprising developer in the 1920s dredged the bay and filled them in with mud, then planned a resort-like community with lavish Mediterranean-style homes. For many of Irma's victims, the days ahead are likely to be soggy, sweaty, dark and discouraging. Georgia Power and Alabama Power are subsidiar...

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  • Madras HC stays conduct of floor test in TN assembly till Wednesday
Madras HC stays conduct of floor test in TN assembly till Wednesday

TTV Dhinakaran had on Wednesday removed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisami from the post of AIADMK headquarter secretary.The "sacked" party deputy chief Dinakaran appointed P Palaniappan as the new party headquarter secretary.

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  • UK Foreign Secretary to visit Irma-battered Caribbean islands
UK Foreign Secretary to visit Irma-battered Caribbean islands

The Prime Minister has reiterated her vow to change the rules set out by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) which have prevented the United Kingdom from sending aid money to Anguilla, the British Virgin Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands.

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  • North Korea may have detonated 250-kiloton bomb
North Korea may have detonated 250-kiloton bomb

Writing for 38 North, the Johns Hopkins University website dedicated to North Korea issues, analysts Frank V. Pabian, Joseph S. Bermudez Jr. and Jack Liu say North Korea's site now has "additional slippage" in "pre-existing landslide scars" and a "possible subsidence crater".

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  • Missouri Senate votes to censure Chappelle-Nadal over Trump assassination post
Missouri Senate votes to censure Chappelle-Nadal over Trump assassination post

That resolution passed the Senate 28-2. She gets to keep her seat for now, but lawmakers can always circle back to the issue and expel her. After her Facebook post, Chappelle-Nadal was stripped of committee assignments, but Love remains on committees.

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  • At least 50 dead in attacks in southern Iraq
At least 50 dead in attacks in southern Iraq

They opened fire on the patrons there, who included Iranian and Iraqi pilgrims traveling north toward the Shiite shrines in Karbala and Najaf, the head of the provincial health department said. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. Shiite Muslim-dominate Thi Qar is located about 200 miles (320 kilometers) southeast of Baghda...

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  • Sprinkler systems in only two per cent of council tower blocks
Sprinkler systems in only two per cent of council tower blocks

The inquiry will begin with Chairman Sir Martin Moore-Bick giving an opening statement at a central London hotel where victims' relatives and survivors can attend. "We were sitting in a ballroom dripping with chandeliers". "We are also conscious that many have lost everything". "The tragedy of Grenfell means the expectation is there will be a qua...

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  • Amnesty International starts campaign to end usage of pellet guns in Kashmir
Amnesty International starts campaign to end usage of pellet guns in Kashmir

Amnesty International's report " Losing Sight in Kashmir: The Impact of Pellet-Firing Shotguns"- designed with photographs of blinded pellet victims - presented the cases of 88 people whose eyesight has been damaged by pellets between 2014 and 2017.

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  • Imran-Qadri meeting: PAT to support PTI in NA-120 by-election
Imran-Qadri meeting: PAT to support PTI in NA-120 by-election

On this statement of Imran, Babar had submitted contempt of court petition against Imran Khan with the ECP. The election body also ordered the PTI chief to submit surety bonds worth Rs0.1 million. The commission sought reply from the PTI chief Imran Khan by August 23. Following this, the ECP reserved its judgement in the contempt case and issued ...

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  • United Kingdom territories devastated by Irma 'too wealthy' for foreign aid
United Kingdom territories devastated by Irma 'too wealthy' for foreign aid

The government has pledged £57m so far to help with recovery efforts. Mr Johnson said the United Kingdom would be there for Anguilla for "the long term" after the island's "hellish experience". Highlighting the presence of the Royal Marines on the island, he said "it is the biggest operation our armed forces have conducted since Libya", calling...

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