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Sep 07 2017

Billionaire Richard Branson hunkers down as Irma hits private island

Still, even the sturdiest buildings might have trouble weathering a category 5 storm. Instead, the Virgin Group founder will hunker down on his private Caribbean island...

Sep 07 2017

Combative Matty Moroun Gets Canadian Permit To Build Second Bridge

The Canadian government has given the OK for construction of a second span of the privately owned Ambassador Bridge , but with conditions. There is no question that th...

Sep 07 2017

No one can fight war against terror better than us: Khawaja Asif

Pakistan is certainly not pleased by the highly negative reference. According to these reports , Pakistan has also summoned its ambassadors from regional countries to ...

Sep 07 2017

Trump tells Xi that China is crucial to curbing North Korea

North Korea conducted its most powerful nuclear test to date on Sunday, triggering USA warnings of a "massive military response". "We'll see whether or not he can do it"....

Sep 07 2017

Brevard State of Emergency Declared, County Government Offices Closed Friday

Some locals have already taken it upon themselves to gear up for what may come. "We would prepare our shelters to receive evacuees", Montgomery says. Governor Rick Scot...

Sep 07 2017

Georgia orders compulsory evacuation of coast as Irma roars closer

McMaster also ordered health care facilities along the coast to begin evacuations effective Thursday at 2 p.m. Local, state, regional, and national agencies are gearing...

Sep 07 2017

Cleveland man killed by Taco Bell workers identified

Investigators said five employees were working when two masked suspects entered and ordered victims to the floor at gunpoint. However, three additional employees pulled o...

Sep 07 2017

Cosmo DiNardo waives preliminary hearing; Sean Kratz held for trial

Cosmo DiNardo and Sean Kratz , both 20, are facing multiple charges, including several counts each of homicide, robbery, abuse of a corpse and conspiracy in connection ...

Sep 07 2017

Trump still pushing for a 15 percent corporate rate

Trump's own Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin wanted a longer-term limit. "I think its ridiculous and disgraceful that they want to play politics with the debt cei...

Sep 07 2017

Hurricane Irma might have destroyed one of the world's most famous airports

Images from the island of St. Martin on Wednesday showed the level of devastation caused by Hurricane Irma . Irma's peak intensity with winds at 185 miles per hour, rank...

Sep 07 2017

AG Schneiderman Files Lawsuit To Protect Dreamers And Preserve DACA

In announcing their opposition to the president's decision to rescind DACA - which would impact approximately 800,000 illegal immigrants brought to this country as chil...

Sep 07 2017

Trump scraps Obama's sexual assault rules for students

DeVos suggests that the definition of sexual assault is too broad and that too many cases involve student and faculty "simply for speaking their minds or teaching their c...

Sep 07 2017

Isaiah Thomas Opens Up About His Excitement to Play Alongside LeBron James

It's only because of something I did", he said . "Cleveland. They traded me for Kyrie". The undersized guard has been rehabilitating his injured hip since skipping ...

Sep 07 2017

Russia, Japan 'decisively condemn' North Korea missile launch - Putin

In an interview with the Russian news agency TASS on Tuesday, Moon said he believes now is not the time for talks and that it is important for the global community to str...

Sep 07 2017

Creston students disciplined for photo suggestive of KKK

He told WOI-TV in Des Moines that the students involved have been disciplined, though he wouldn't say what type of punishment. Creston Police Chief Paul Ver Meer told t...

Sep 07 2017

Putin: Trump administration willing to defuse North Korea tensions

South Korea said it fired ballistic missiles on Monday to simulate an attack on the North's nuclear test site. In the past, President Moon has advocated dialogue with ...

Sep 07 2017

Tillerson fell in with a 'bad crowd', Putin says

Yet in a discussion about awards for foreigners, Mr Putin told an American moderator at an economic forum in Vladivostok: "We once awarded the Order of Friendship to yo...

Sep 07 2017

Russian Federation opposes sanctions against North Korea, Putin tells South Korean president

China and Russian Federation have advocated a "freeze for freeze" plan, where the United States and South Korea stop major military exercises in exchange for North K...

Sep 07 2017

Trumps hand out Red Cross meals to flood victims

In Beaumont, about 85 miles (140 km) east, officials were trying to fix a flood-damaged pumping station that caused the city of about 120,000 people to lose drinking wate...

Sep 07 2017

Ryan says Congress must find consensus on DACA legislation

He said that "we'll see" what the administration could do if lawmakers don't strike a deal on DACA , but that he's confident an agreement would be reached. The presi...