Trump moving forward with plans for new China tariffs

The president early on Monday seemed to undermine any efforts for a negotiated solution, saying tariffs have bolstered the USA bargaining position, while cost increases to consumers have been negligible and warned of more levies. Economists at UBS ... More..

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Kavanaugh Accuser Willing To Testify. Kavanaugh: I'm Willing To Testify, Too
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Kavanaugh Accuser Willing To Testify. Kavanaugh: I'm Willing To Testify, Too

The allegations from Palo Alto University professor Christine Blasey Ford come days before the Senate Judiciary Committee was set to vote on whether to advance Kavanaugh's nomination to the full Senate. In th...More..

Erdogan voices reason for presence of Turkish armed forces in Syria
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Erdogan voices reason for presence of Turkish armed forces in Syria

As part of the zone, Mr Putin said "radically minded" rebels, including the al Nusra front, must withdraw from the area. Moscow may be open to such a plan as long as it would secure the Aleppo-Damascus high...More..

SUV kills mother of MS-13 victim at memorial service
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

SUV kills mother of MS-13 victim at memorial service

Both Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions have visited Long Island and met with Rodriguez to discuss gang violence there. Evelyn Rodriguez, 50, was struck and killed by a vehicle on the spot on Friday...More..

Barack Obama's Return: Good or Bad for Democrats?
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Barack Obama's Return: Good or Bad for Democrats?

With the midterm elections fast approaching, Obama has returned to the campaign trail to help Democrats capture the 23 seats they need to regain control of the U.S. The former president stumped for seven Cong...More..

Erekat: US will never present Middle East peace plan
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Erekat: US will never present Middle East peace plan

The American administration denied on Thursday a report in Israeli business paper Globes claiming that White House officials had offered the Palestinian Authority (PA) $5 billion in aid money to return to neg...More..

Losing Speed, Tropical Storm Florence Will Continue Slowly Through The Carolinas
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Losing Speed, Tropical Storm Florence Will Continue Slowly Through The Carolinas

A comment read, "Reporters are lighter than regular people". As of noon, Emerald Isle had more than 23 inches (58 centimetres) of rain, and Wilmington and Goldsboro had about a foot (30 centimetres). Nearly 8...More..

Kellyanne Conway: Judge Kavanaugh's accuser will be heard
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Kellyanne Conway: Judge Kavanaugh's accuser will be heard

California professor Christine Blasey Ford tells the Washington Post that Kavanaugh and a friend took her into a bedroom during a gathering at a house in Maryland in the early 1980s. "It's too late for th...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Kavanaugh accuser willing to testify before Senate committee, lawyer says

White House Counsel Donald McGahn, a leading architect of the strategy, has been due to leave the White House once Kavanaugh is confirmed, after it was disclosed that he was cooperating with Special Counsel Ro...More..

Democrats Calls To Delay Kavanaugh Vote After His Accuser Goes Public
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Democrats Calls To Delay Kavanaugh Vote After His Accuser Goes Public

She says she was able to get away after Kavanaugh's friend jumped on top of them and everyone tumbled. Kavanaugh denied the allegations . Kavanaugh and Judge both denied Ford's allegations before her i...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Kavanaugh accuser speaks to newspaper on record

She escaped when Kavanaugh's friend jumped on them and everyone tumbled, she says. In her first public comments on the incident, which came to light last week after Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member ...More..

Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

Boats were thrown onto the shore by powerful waves and the vast rainfall has brought fears of landslides, although none have yet been reported in Hong Kong. Houses collapsed as more than five million people fo...More..

Two Koreas open first liaison office since World War II
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Two Koreas open first liaison office since World War II

But North Korea has given no indication it is willing to give up its weapons unilaterally, as the Trump administration has demanded. Key parts of the three-day trip will also be broadcast live. "The United St...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

California Professor Comes Forward as Brett Kavanaugh’s Accuser

But others have spoken out against Republicans for trying to push through Kavanaugh's confirmation without giving proper investigation to the charges. The show of support for Kavanaugh was organized by his fo...More..

Massachusetts residents cleared to return to areas hit by gas explosions
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Massachusetts residents cleared to return to areas hit by gas explosions

Thousands of residents were forced to evacuate. "We will be looking at their record keeping, their procedural compliance, their procedures, their training, the oversight of their contractors", Sumwalt said Satu...More..

Three Palestinians, Including 12-Year-Old, Killed in Gaza Protests
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Three Palestinians, Including 12-Year-Old, Killed in Gaza Protests

The palestinian enclave has been the scene of protests since march 30, along the fence to ask for the lifting of the israeli blockade and for the right of return of Palestinians who were expelled or fled their ...More..

FEMA head says he'll stay on job despite reported probe
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

FEMA head says he'll stay on job despite reported probe

The news of the investigation comes as the east coast of the United States braces for Hurricane Florence . Seems Long has taken the 800-mile round-trip drive many times, spending 150 days of weekends and day...More..

Anita Hill Speaks Out On Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Anita Hill Speaks Out On Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh

Blasey spoke to The Washington Post in an exclusive report about the event in question: more specifically, a summer evening in the 1980s in which Kavanaugh was "stumbling drunk" and assaulted her in a bedroom...More..

Strong winds but warmer weather ahead as ex-hurricane Helene hits
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Strong winds but warmer weather ahead as ex-hurricane Helene hits

A spokesperson for The Weather Channel said: " The uncertainty in the forecast remains on Tuesday ". The Met Office warned on Friday the storm could bring hazardous conditions when it sweeps across the nort...More..

Syrian air defenses shoot down several Israeli missiles - SANA
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Syrian air defenses shoot down several Israeli missiles - SANA

The news agency posted a video of a small explosion in the night sky on a backdrop of city lights, but provided no further details of the attack. Earlier this month, Israel's Defense Forces said it carried ...More..

Gas company linked to explosions in Massachusetts, West Virginia, Ohio
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Gas company linked to explosions in Massachusetts, West Virginia, Ohio

In April this year, NiSource's Columbia Gas of MA filed a petition with the state's Department of Public Utilities to increase annual revenues in order to help the company replace aging infrastructure. One pe...More..

Tips for Travelers Affected by Hurricane Florence ZlotoNews
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Tips for Travelers Affected by Hurricane Florence ZlotoNews

A fifth would add to an already crowded map that includes Hurricane Florence , which is expected to make landfall in the Carolinas Friday, and tropical storms Helene , Issac and Joyce . And the storm is he...More..

'Time running out' for residents to escape Hurricane Florence
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

'Time running out' for residents to escape Hurricane Florence

The center of Florence is expected to approach the coasts of the Carolinas today and move over the coast of southern North Carolina and eastern SC tonight and Friday. "The larger and slower the storm is, the ...More..

Eliud Kipchoge smashes marathon world record by 78 seconds in Berlin
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Eliud Kipchoge smashes marathon world record by 78 seconds in Berlin

With good weather on the right course, there was little doubt after Monza that Kipchoge would soon seal his legacy by owning the world record. "I am just so incredibly happy to have finally run the world reco...More..

Full Text: Kemi Adeosun’s resignation letter to Buhari
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Full Text: Kemi Adeosun’s resignation letter to Buhari

Kemi Adeosun , the finance minister until yesterday, in her letter of resignation to President Muhammadu Buhari responded for the first time officially to the allegation of forging the NYSC exemption certific...More..

Beto O'Rourke: Officer in Botham Jean shooting should be fired
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Beto O'Rourke: Officer in Botham Jean shooting should be fired

He was black. The officer was white. Guyger shot a suspect in the abdomen in 2017 after he had taken her Taser away from her in a struggle. Jean's death 10 days ago is the latest in a long line of polic...More..

Man dies after shark attack in Cape Cod
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Man dies after shark attack in Cape Cod

The last shark attack deal was in 1936 when a 16-year-old was bitten off Mattapoisett. At the site of Saturday's attack, people are greeted by a sign warning them to "Be Shark Smart" and advising swimmers to ...More..

Death toll rises to 11 as Florence continues battering US East Coast
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Death toll rises to 11 as Florence continues battering US East Coast

Mike Pollack searches for a drain in the yard of his flooded waterfront home a day after Hurricane Florence hit the area, on September 15, 2018 in Wilmington, North Carolina . "Right now we've rescued over ...More..

Trump disputes Puerto Rico storm death toll, draws outcry
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Trump disputes Puerto Rico storm death toll, draws outcry

In the tweet , Trump quoted Rivera saying, "They say all these people died in the storm in Puerto Rico , yet 70 per cent of the power was out before the storm". "We've been battling through it", Cora said, vi...More..

Sheriff: Border Patrol Agent Suspected Of Killing 4 Women
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Sheriff: Border Patrol Agent Suspected Of Killing 4 Women

Ortiz was captured in the parking lot of a Laredo, Texas, hotel after fleeing from state troopers. But both Alaniz and Cuellar declined to discuss the evidence or say how the women were killed. "While it is C...More..