Russian submarines fire cruise missiles at Islamic state in Syria

The country has repeatedly fired salvos of such missiles, from both the sea and mainland Russian Federation. Last week, Syrian forces finally broke the siege of Deir ez-Zor, a city that had been held by the terrorists for about three years, from ... More..

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Trump to view Irma damage in Florida tomorrow
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

Trump to view Irma damage in Florida tomorrow

We're with you today. The White House had previously teased plans for Trump to visit Florida but said any trip would not be finalized until the situation there had stabilized to the point that a presidential ...More..

Northern Ireland move into top 20 of FIFA World Rankings
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

Northern Ireland move into top 20 of FIFA World Rankings

A high-placed ranking could mean a more favourable draw for the World Cup next summer. However, Nigeria are now ranked fifth in the continent, as African champions, Cameroon dropped ten places to 45th. Federa...More..

U.S. to sanction visas for citizens of four countries
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

U.S. to sanction visas for citizens of four countries

Only certain categories of visa applicants will be restricted under the sanctions and a final determination will be made on a country-by-country basis. The visa sanctions vary in severity, with Eritrea facing t...More..

Children Found Dead in West Sacramento Apartment After Domestic Violence Call
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

Children Found Dead in West Sacramento Apartment After Domestic Violence Call

Firefighters soon arrived and also tried to revive them. Kinney said that she was a victim of domestic violence . California Highway Patrol officers arrested the suspect at around midnight off of Interst...More..

Army Special Operations Soldiers Injured In Explosion In North Carolina
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

Army Special Operations Soldiers Injured In Explosion In North Carolina

Details are scarce, but Fort Bragg officials say eight soldiers were injured. U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson, R-NC, whose 8th District includes Fort Bragg, released a statement following the incident. Marine official...More..

Missing pregnant woman found dead; boyfriend arrested
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

Missing pregnant woman found dead; boyfriend arrested

His defense attorney argued he be granted bond because he had no prior criminal history. Wallen's parents knew he was a suspect, police say, as detectives looked for inconsistencies in his story. Police said ...More..

Blaze kills 24 at religious school in Kuala Lumpur
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

Blaze kills 24 at religious school in Kuala Lumpur

They said the dead were 22 understudies - all young men between the age of 13 and 17 - and two staff individuals. Kuala Lumpur police chief Amar Singh said 14 other students and four teachers were rescued, wi...More..

Financial Times: American businessman Martin Shakirli was jailed for
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

Financial Times: American businessman Martin Shakirli was jailed for "feeling" Hillary

U.S. District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto ruled that Shkreli's September 4 post, made shortly before Clinton embarked on a book tour , showed he posed a danger to the public. Shkreli is awaiting sentencing for a secu...More..

Trump blocks Chinese purchase of USA semiconductor maker
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

Trump blocks Chinese purchase of USA semiconductor maker

Portland, Oregon-based Lattice makes chips known as field-programmable gate arrays, which allow companies to put their own software on silicon chips for different uses. New Chinese cybersecurity regulations hav...More..

Bank of England 'to ignore inflation fears and keep rates low'
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

Bank of England 'to ignore inflation fears and keep rates low'

Having strengthened to less than 91 pence per euro for the first time in nearly a month on Monday, it rose 0.1% to 90.67 pence on Tuesday and also gained 0.3% to $1.3203. "Against the euro, we've broken back ...More..

Grenfell fire: 1st public inquiry hearing opens
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

Grenfell fire: 1st public inquiry hearing opens

The news came as the fire chief in charge of tackling the London blaze, which claimed at least 80 lives, said that the tragedy should prompt the mandatory installation of such life-saving systems. Evidence-ta...More..

Sean Spicer pressed by Jimmy Kimmel
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

Sean Spicer pressed by Jimmy Kimmel

If Kimmel thought Spicer would dish dirt on Trump, he was disappointed. Spicer left his position at the White House in July after Anthony Scaramucci was named communications director, but stayed with the ...More..

Trump Administration Sends New Signal of Support to White Supremacists
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

Trump Administration Sends New Signal of Support to White Supremacists

But according to CNN , Scott also said that Trump expressed no regret about his remarks on Charlottesville-and once again tried "to convey that there was an antagonist on the other side". Tim Scott Wednesd...More..

US lawmakers want 'supercharged' response to N.Korea nuclear tests
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

US lawmakers want 'supercharged' response to N.Korea nuclear tests

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe quickly welcomed the resolution and said after the vote it was important to change North Korea's policy by imposing a higher level of pressure. North Korea will be feelin...More..

U.S. lawmakers want 'supercharged' response to North Korea nuclear tests
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

U.S. lawmakers want 'supercharged' response to North Korea nuclear tests

A tougher initial US draft was weakened to win the support of China, Pyongyang's main ally and trading partner, and Russian Federation, both of which with veto power in the council. He said the labor restrictio...More..

Pyongyang Threatens US with 'Greatest Pain' If UNSC Adopts Sanctions Resolution
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

Pyongyang Threatens US with 'Greatest Pain' If UNSC Adopts Sanctions Resolution

The U.N. move was triggered by the North's sixth and largest nuclear test this month. It also adds language underscoring the Security Council's commitment to North Korea's sovereignty and territorial integr...More..

Boy and his parents die after falling into volcanic crater in Italy
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

Boy and his parents die after falling into volcanic crater in Italy

Eyewitnesses reported arriving at the scene to see the young boy crying and asking for help. Heavy rains in recent days may have played a role by creating more openings in the volcanic field's surface. "I conti...More..

CNN Is Mad Because 'White Men' Speak At Trump Voter Fraud Commission
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

CNN Is Mad Because 'White Men' Speak At Trump Voter Fraud Commission

Hans von Spakovsky, a member of the panel and former member of the Federal Election Commission , presented a database compiled by the Heritage Foundation that he said contains almost 1,100 cases of voter ...More..

KSA: Prominent cleric arrested over alleged call for reconciliation with Qatar
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

KSA: Prominent cleric arrested over alleged call for reconciliation with Qatar

He said he is looking forward to having "measures taken against the blockading countries" by the global community. "The severity of the diplomatic dispute between Gulf countries is unprecedented, which magnif...More..

Man flattened by giant wave as Hurricane Irma smashes Florida coast
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

Man flattened by giant wave as Hurricane Irma smashes Florida coast

Florida's second biggest power company, Duke, serving the northern and central parts of the state, said it still had about 1.2 million outages Tuesday morning, according to the company's website, while Duke...More..

Tennessee-Florida game to take place in Gainesville as scheduled
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

Tennessee-Florida game to take place in Gainesville as scheduled

Tennessee hasn't won at Florida since 2003, but the current Vols players don't seem fazed by that stat. Let's take a look at what what will determine who wins or loses this game in the rivalry series. With thi...More..

SCOTUS Reinstates Texas Legislative Map Lower Court Found Discriminatory
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

SCOTUS Reinstates Texas Legislative Map Lower Court Found Discriminatory

In a 5-4 split, Supreme Court stays orders ... Although getting new maps for the 2018 elections "is looking pretty bad", Supreme Court rulings in other cases have prompted districts to be redrawn under tight...More..

Heavy storm surge washes over Lower Keys as Hurricane Irma crosses
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

Heavy storm surge washes over Lower Keys as Hurricane Irma crosses

Gobeil said he didn't have the exact number. At 2 p.m.EDT Sunday, the center of Hurricane Irma was located near latitude 25.6 North, longitude 81.8 West. Some 6.5 million people, about a third of the stat...More..

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi cancels trip to United Nations general assembly
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi cancels trip to United Nations general assembly

The Burmese leader has faced mounting criticism over her response to violence against the mostly-Muslim minority in the country's Rakhine state. Global pressure has been mounting on Myanmar to end violence th...More..

by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

White House: "DOJ Should 'Absolutely Look at" Charging ousted FBI Director

But Bannon agreed that if Comey had not been fired, Mueller would not have been appointed. The Justice Department's refusal to make Ghattas and Rybicki available is an indication that Mueller, who is lead...More..

North Korea strikes defiant tone over nuclear weapons on founding anniversary
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

North Korea strikes defiant tone over nuclear weapons on founding anniversary

While the rest of the world is worrying if or when North Korea may tame its nuclear ambitions, the country's citizens, young and old alike, dressed up for one of its most important national holidays. has turned...More..

UN Security Council adopts new, watered-down North Korea sanctions
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

UN Security Council adopts new, watered-down North Korea sanctions

The BBC's China editor Carrie Gracie says Beijing is treading a fine line and wants sanctions tough enough to signal its displeasure to Pyongyang and avoid American accusations of complicity, but not so tough...More..

Australia backs new Nth Korea sanctions
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

Australia backs new Nth Korea sanctions

In order to ensure the support of Russian Federation and North Korea's only major ally, China , Western diplomats had to weaken parts of the resolution, including freezing the assets of leader Kim Jong Un ....More..

Sanders Suggests ESPN Anchor Should Be Fired For Calling Trump 'A Bigot'
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

Sanders Suggests ESPN Anchor Should Be Fired For Calling Trump 'A Bigot'

ESPN is now being called out in certain blogs and among many social media users for not punishing the "SC6" anchor , who recently went on a Twitter rant against President Trump. A truth that was deeply e...More..