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Local PG&E workers fly to Florida to help after Hurricane Irma strikes

Bonnie Erdek, a spokeswoman for Florida Public Utilities Co., a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corp., said her company has been having storm calls twice a...


Stop ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims

Johnson said in a statement that "Aung San Suu Kyi is rightly regarded as one of the most inspiring figures of our age but the treatment of the Rohingya is, ala...


Cooper declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma

The NWS said significant rainfall is also possible. Construction sites will shut down and lane closures will reopen statewide as of 7 p.m. tonight (Friday) to...


Up to 300000 Rohingya could flee Myanmar

Suu Kyi won the Nobel Peace Prize for her political activism Myanmar's military rulers, but her failure stop ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims has ruin...


Hurricane Irma forces evacuation of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate

In addition, a state of emergency has been declared for the whole of Florida by both state Gov. Rick Scott and President Trump. The Trump family business doub...


Race to rescue survivors of Mexico quake

He said 45 deaths had been reported in Oaxaca, 12 in Chiapas and four in Tabasco. In Veracruz, tourists abandoned coastal hotels as winds and rains picked up ...


SC Gov. orders evacuations for barrier islands in Colleton, Beaufort, Jasper counties

The state Emergency Operations Center is now fully activated at Operating Condition Three as state agencies prepare for any possible effects from Hurricane Irma...


Amazon to spend $5 billion on second United States headquarters

The company added that the new headquarters could be a downtown campus with a similar layout to the Seattle campus, an 8.1 million square foot area made up ...


CNN Panel: Hillary's New Book Just Salts The Democratic Party's Wounds

Hillary Clinton opens up about her marriage to Bill Clinton in her new memoir, revealing that she stayed with the former president through the hard times b...


Vladimir Putin Says he Believes US Willing to Defuse Korea Tensions

The South Korean presidential spokesman quoted Putin as saying that Russian Federation was concerned that the blockage of oil supplies would hurt civilians incl...


China salami slicing territory: Bipin Rawat

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday called on newly-appointed Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and apprised her of the overall security preparednes...


About 140 hikers trapped between 2 wildfires in Oregon

Drought has caused numerous wildfires in Montana where 24.55% of the state is experiencing exceptional drought, the worst classification drought by the Nationa...


Yasin Malik arrested ahead of Separatists protest march to Delhi

Kashmir High Court Bar Association President Mian Abdul Qayoom was on Thursday questioned for the second consecutive day by the National Investigation Agency (N...


Dennis Rodman Offers To Fix Trump's Nuclear Conflict With North Korea

South Korea and Japan, the two countries closest to North Korea, have since ramped up their defence capabilities . "We hardly ever talk politics". "If the P...


Police Kill Tiger After It Attacked Dog In Residential Neighborhood

Smith told the Atlanta news station that because the loose tiger was in close proximity to a school bus route in a densely populated area and posing a ris...


HSBC dumps Bell Pottinger over South Africa 'race hate' campaign

A source told The Guardian UK that a number of senior figures in the company who have directly brought money into the firm have also quit. It's being report...


House bill wouldn't tie hurricane relief to raising debt limit

Yet again, the Republican establishment controlled leadership is bending over backward to avoid spending cuts. In a rebuke to Republican leaders, Trump back...


Irma remains a category 5; forecast track closer to East Coast

High sea-surface temperatures, minimal variation in wind speed and direction as well as moist air combined to create this mega-storm, said Ian Folkins, a rese...


United Nations sanctions seek oil embargo, ban on North Korean workers

He also said China should be looking at whether Kim Jong Un is receiving help from overseas. The new sanctions against North Korea would follow the securi...


Intel gets second chance to appeal $1.25B antitrust fine

However, Intel appealed the fine and took its appeal to the European Court of Justice after a lower court agreed with the European Commission . In 2014 t...


Could The DIY Pennywise Tying Red Balloons To Sewer Grates Please Chill

Past year around the Halloween season, police departments in the Valley and the rest of the country investigated reports from people frightened by people dresse...


Trump pitches tax reform in North Dakota

Trump. Americans must call on Congress to strongly oppose Trump's tax and budget plan, which is nothing more than a $5 trillion tax giveaway paid for by cuts ...


Trial of Democratic Senator Robert Menendez Could Recalibrate US Senate

Bob Menendez's corruption trial. Melgen was described in a recent prosecution brief as Menendez's "patron". But the Supreme Court unanimously overturned the ver...


Catalonia to hold independence vote days after Kurdistan's referendum

In addition, a Spanish audit office has demanded the former leader of Catalonia, Artur Mas , and other politicians pay a $6 million (5 million euro) fine by Se...


Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to remain engaged for building closer cooperation: Asif

Chinese leaders will meet Asif and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will hold talks with him, he said. Separately, Foreign Office (FO) Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria sai...


Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh's killing condemned

The assailants fled on a motorcycle after spraying bullets at Gauri Lankesh on Tuesday night as she was leaving her vehicle outside her home in the Karnataka ...


Bank of Canada Surprises With Another Rate Rise

With the Bank of Canada meeting later on this week, it is an exciting time for CAD bulls who have seen their outlook strongly confirmed by a stunning GDP figu...


European Migrant Crisis: Decision time at ECJ on Hungary's immigration challenge

Poland initially supported the plan but has come out strongly opposed since a right-wing government came to power. The burden sharing agreement was struck des...


PM Modi presents special gifts to Myanmar President

Asserting that India's relationship with Myanmar has always had a very long development cooperation component; High Commissioner Misri said both countries will ...


Gas price hike highest since Katrina in '05, GasBuddy says

It is 12.7 cents more than one week ago, 18.2 cents higher than one month ago and 43.1 cents greater than one year ago. A year ago at this time, the average pri...


Thomas caps hot streak with Dell title

England's Paul Casey (third-round 67) is one shot back of Thomas and Leishman in solo third, while world No. 2 Jordan Spieth (66) Grayson Murray (67) and Ca...


Gauri Lankesh murder: Collateral damage in Karnataka's heated political climate?

Anucheth told IANS here. In November 2016, she had been found guilty of defamation in a case involving Bharatiya Janata Party parliamentarian Prahlad Joshi an...


Lady Gaga gives her fans pizza as an apology for cancelling show

Meanwhile, the 31-year-old singer previously revealed she is keen to "connect" with her fans and the wider public on a "deeper level". She also posted a...


DACA participant challenges Trump move in court

Failure to enforce the laws in the past has put our nation at risk of crime, violence and even terrorism. The acting chief of the Department of Homeland Secur...


Irma's 185 miles per hour winds threaten islands across northern Caribbean, Bahamas

The storm is expected to pass near or just north of Puerto Rico late Wednesday and Wednesday night. Note: "forecast only goes out 5 days", the agency said on F...


Wisconsin No. 9 in latest AP Poll Top 25

One of the biggest changes was Florida Gators, which fell five spots from No. 17 to No. 22 following its loss to Michigan Wolverines. The Tide is the only...


Columbia River Gorge trails and treasures endangered by the Eagle Creek fire

Estimated 10,000+ acres and 0% containment. Banks area residents woke up to a light dusting of ash and heavy smoke from the Eagle Creek Fire , prompting Bank...


What does Jauan Jennings' injury mean for Vols?

You never would have guessed that the Vols had eight months to prepare for Georgia Tech's option-oriented flexbone. The Yellow Jackets went on to score their ...


Dispute over tougher sanctions on North Korea deepens

Russian President Vladimir Putin urged a peaceful resolution of the North Korean nuclear issue Tuesday and made light of calls for tougher sanctions against...


Redskins talk second year safety Su'a Cravens, 22, out of retirement

He may be wondering if it's all worth it and has said multiple times football doesn't define him. After a standout prep career and successful stint at USC, Cr...


White House Readies $5.9B Request For Harvey Recovery Aid

The White House is still figuring out who will get President Donald Trump's pledged $1 million donation to Harvey storm relief efforts. VOA's Zlatica Hoke rep...


Trump nominates Oklahoma Congressman Jim Bridenstine to run NASA

Jim Bridenstine to be the next NASA administrator", said Sen. He served as executive director of the Tulsa Air and Space Museum and Planetarium. U.S. "I ...


Surprise! Madonna moved to Portugal, and here's what she's up to there

She has been staying in a hotel, after buying a house in the resort of Sintra, 27 km north-east of Lisbon. American pop queen Madonna left her native state ...


Kenyan Girls Die in Nairobi Dorm Fire

At least seven students died and 10 were injured when a dormitory at a female high school in the Kenyan capital caught fire on Saturday, officials said. "At 2 a...


North Korea 'holds nuclear test'

The device is a multi-functional thermonuclear weapon adjustable from tens of kiloton to hundreds of kiloton and can be be detonated even at high altitudes for ...


United Kingdom considers options as North Korea threat grows

Calls are also mounting in South Korea for Seoul to build nuclear weapons of its own to defend itself as nuclear-armed North Korea's missile stand-off with th...


Chelsea consider suing Costa for up to £50m

Costa was expected to leave the club after being deemed surplus to requirements, but the striker failed to secure a transfer to his preferred Atletico Madrid ....


Malaysia summons Myanmar ambassador over violence in Rakhine State

Malala, 20, came to prominence when a Taliban gunman shot her in the head in 2012 after she was targeted for her campaign against efforts by the Taliban to deny...


Brics summit: Modi, Xi Jinping meet for first time since Doklam standoff

BRICS is an acronym standing for an informal association of Brazil, Russia, India , China and South Africa. The leaders of the five emerging market BRICS p...


Harry Sterling: Saner heads should prevail on North Korea

The language from North Korea on Wednesday is as familiar as it is chilling, a declaration to the world to expect more missile tests. "This regime has signaled ...