Tech companies to testify on Russian election meddling in US

Twitter representatives on Thursday also met with members of the House Intelligence Committee . "Their response was frankly inadequate on nearly every level", Warner said . The company's executives included Colin Crowell, a vice president of publ... More..

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Trump continues attack on National Football League in morning tweets
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Trump continues attack on National Football League in morning tweets

Following a weekend of kneeling and protesting across the National Football League, the Cowboys and their owner displayed their own version of unity Monday night, kneeling on the field before rising as a grou...More..

Hurricane Maria creating swells along East Coast
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Hurricane Maria creating swells along East Coast

Hyde County and Dare County issued mandatory visitor evacuation orders for Ocracoke Island and Hatteras Island on Monday and the final ferries were scheduled to depart from the islands at 11 p.m. Maria i...More..

Trump weighs lifting shipping restrictions for Puerto Rico; industry opposed
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Trump weighs lifting shipping restrictions for Puerto Rico; industry opposed

Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke told reporters on Wednesday that there have been "no known waiver requests" for the Jones Act , referring to a lack of formal requests from shippers...More..

Baltimore Ravens national anthem singer resigns: 'I do not belong there'
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Baltimore Ravens national anthem singer resigns: 'I do not belong there'

Odoms is a member of the Maryland Army National Guard. About a dozen players took a knee on the sideline during the anthem before the game last week in London. Because ultimately we believe if you ever pu...More..

Thousands flee North Carolina's Outer Banks ahead of Maria
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Thousands flee North Carolina's Outer Banks ahead of Maria

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 240 miles (390 km). Not much rain has fallen, although the National Weather servi...More..

Japan PM takes to street seeking voters' support
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Japan PM takes to street seeking voters' support

Abe told a crowd in Tokyo's busy Shibuya district that it is also only his party that can implement appropriate measures to deal with Japan's rapidly aging and declining population. Abe asked for public support...More..

Twins would wrap up playoff spot with win over Indians
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Twins would wrap up playoff spot with win over Indians

Sano recently visited specialists in NY and Carolina to make sure the Twins were on the right path to recovery, but club officials indicated that the visits also were to ease any trepidation Sano had about aggr...More..

Monday's First Warning Forecast: Hurricane Maria moving north
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Monday's First Warning Forecast: Hurricane Maria moving north

Currently, there are rip current and a high surf advisory with beach hazards in place for Maryland and Virginia beaches. In fact, a storm surge watch remains in effect from Cape Lookout to Duck for the potent...More..

Judge rules Black Lives Matter can not be sued after cop files lawsuit
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Judge rules Black Lives Matter can not be sued after cop files lawsuit

The officer's suit also attempted to add the hashtag #blacklivesmatter - described as "a national unincorporated association" based in California - as a defendant, but Jackson ruled that a hashtag can not be su...More..

Local restaurant serving up meals and help for hurricane relief
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Local restaurant serving up meals and help for hurricane relief

Despite the failed attempts, he decided he wanted to help those in Puerto Rico. This media house does not correct any spelling or grammatical error within press releases and commentaries. The truck filled out...More..

Bangladesh gets relief materials for Rohingyas from India, China
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Bangladesh gets relief materials for Rohingyas from India, China

Over 430,000 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh following a deadly military crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine State in response to Rohingya militant attacks on security check posts August 25. Myanmar's military s...More..

Bombers deployed from Ellsworth used in show of force to North Korea
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Bombers deployed from Ellsworth used in show of force to North Korea

They said , "America has declared war on our country, in that we have the full right to take every preventive step including killing American bombers in our airspace". Previous attempts to transfer control hav...More..

Dozens across Mass. arrested by feds on immigration violations
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Dozens across Mass. arrested by feds on immigration violations

According to ICE, "Operation Safe City" focused on cities and regions where "ICE deportation officers are denied access to jails and prisons to interview suspected immigration violators or jurisdictions where I...More..

Illinois Republican governor signs controversial abortion bill
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Illinois Republican governor signs controversial abortion bill

Wade and eliminates the legal right to abortion nationwide", Ms. Mostiller said Thursday at the press conference. The legislation, HB 40, strikes down provisions of an IL "trigger law", which would outlaw ...More..

The Jones Act Could Be Hindering Puerto Rico's Recovery
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

The Jones Act Could Be Hindering Puerto Rico's Recovery

Lt. Gen. Jeff Buchanan, commander of U.S. Army North, will be arriving in Puerto Rico on Thursday evening. New York Task Force 1 assisted the Puerto Rico National Guard on Wednesday in delivering water and fo...More..

The moment a little girl steals Prince Harry's popcorn
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

The moment a little girl steals Prince Harry's popcorn

She managed to go undetected for almost a minute before she was spotted, with Prince Harry then proceeding to feed Emily more popcorn and entertain her by pulling faces. Naturally, royal obsessives are already ...More..

Putin Hails Russia's Destruction of Chemical Weapons
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Putin Hails Russia's Destruction of Chemical Weapons

Vladimir Putin has announced Russian Federation will destroy its last chemical weapons today in a "historic event" and has criticized his American counterpart Donald Trump for not following suit. The work ...More..

Weather Pattern South of Cuba Could Become a Tropical Storm
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Weather Pattern South of Cuba Could Become a Tropical Storm

But the National Hurricane Center said the chances of a cyclone forming are low and that upper-level winds later next week would be unfavorable for the system to strengthen further. Eric Blake, a scientist wi...More..

Kim Kardashian West confirms third child on the way with Kanye West
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Kim Kardashian West confirms third child on the way with Kanye West

Kim's baby confirmation comes amid reports her sister Khloe and half-sister Kylie Jenner are set to become first-time moms in 2018. After a whirlwind few weeks in the Kardashian/Jenner house, it looks...More..

by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Seoul to deploy more U.S. military assets

The U.S. made a decision to publicize the show of force because North Korea's radars failed to spot the aircraft, Yonhap News reported, citing Lee Cheol-woo, the head of the intelligence committee of South...More..

Trump Prepares 'Long-Term Support' for Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Trump Prepares 'Long-Term Support' for Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands

Kassadra Del Valle (r.) plans to ship emergency goods on an American Airlines flight Thursday to Puerto Rico. . Before the poll results were published, former presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton accused Pre...More..

Taliban target Mattis' plane at Kabul airport; woman killed
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Taliban target Mattis' plane at Kabul airport; woman killed

Welcoming the visit as a sign of close relations between Kabul and Washington, Afghan analyst Mohammad Reza Huwaida said that the surprise tour to Afghanistan amid increasing militancy sends a strong message ...More..

U.S. has not declared war on North Korea: White House
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

U.S. has not declared war on North Korea: White House

South Korean stocks extended losses late Thursday morning on increased selling by foreigners amid heightened tensions between North Korea and the United States . Increasingly harsh exchanges between North Kor...More..

New Chief Justice tackles judicial reform and online courts in first address
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

New Chief Justice tackles judicial reform and online courts in first address

Labor unions have been under sustained attack at the high court in recent years. "It's just a nice hotel and a new venue for us". By lending the prestige of his status and position to the political and financ...More..

by | Friday, September 29, 2017

'Madman Trump:' North Korea releases violent propaganda video

North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Su-yong earlier threatened that his country's military was ready to shoot down American military planes whether or not they were in North Korean airspace. General Assembly las...More..

Murphy and Guadagno Join
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Murphy and Guadagno Join "New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief"

The local response may not be as surprising as one might think. The Puerto Rican native moved to New Orleans when she was 14, but still, has dozens of family members on the island. Arroyo said numerous rural ...More..

France to 'lend' control of STX shipyard to Italy's Fincantieri
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

France to 'lend' control of STX shipyard to Italy's Fincantieri

Paris has a right under the deal to demand back the 1 percent equity stake under certain circumstances, the source said. Fincantieri will pay 60 million euros ($70.5 million) to own 50 percent of STX, Macron'...More..

Iraq closes Kurdistan airports in response to independence vote
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Iraq closes Kurdistan airports in response to independence vote

Russian Federation said on Wednesday it supports Iraq's territorial integrity following a referendum on independence held in Iraqi Kurdistan earlier on Monday. The region is landlocked between Iran , Turkey,...More..

Iraqi Kurds facing isolation after independence vote
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Iraqi Kurds facing isolation after independence vote

He added that the results will be considered definitive when they are confirmed by the court of appeal of Kurdistan, but did not set a date. The decision to hold the referendum was met with anger by the Ira...More..