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Emergency Services reminds residents to be prepared in hurricane season

Maximum sustained winds of 185 miles per hour make it more intense than even catastrophic storms like Andrew and Katrina, and the pressure remains at 918 mb. "I...


S. Korean president's approval rating falls on geopolitical risks, THAAD

A similar sentiment is felt in the duty-free store industry, one of the most heavily hit by China's pressure on travel companies to stop group tour packages to ...


SpaceX successfully launches mysterious X-37B spaceplane and recovers first stage

Live images broadcast by the California aerospace company showed a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the unmanned X-37B drone lifting off at 10:00 am (1400 GMT) from N...


Israel strikes Syrian army base in Hama province

Israeli forces regularly launch attacks against positions of Assad's regime and Hezbollah militants inside Syria though most of the operations are not offici...


The latest evolution in Trump Jr's Russian Federation scandal story

In July, the Judiciary Committee initially called on Trump Jr.to testify about Russia's attempted meddling in the election, but Trump Jr. and Manafort made a de...


Prince George arrives for his first day of school

George's grandfather Prince Charles was asked by ITV News whether he had given the young prince any advice to which he quipped that he hadn't as he "wouldn'...


Trump Agrees To Debt Limit Hike, Short-Term Spending Bill Through Dec. 15

Under the House bill , the Federal Emergency Management Agency would get $7.4 billion to distribute through its Disaster Relief Fund. Schumer and House Minor...


North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin

Mattis and Onodera both condemned the test as a destabilizing provocation that threatens both regional and global security, White said in a statement summar...


North Korea's Nuclear Detonation

The United States is considering, in addition to other options, stopping all trade with any country doing business with North Korea. Bruce Bennett, a senior r...


U.S. fighter jets stage mock bombing drill over Korean Peninsula

Why this demonstration? Thursday's mission, which sent 12 aircraft from Kyushu, Japan, over the Korean Peninsula to release live weapons over a military trai...


Jim Mattis refutes claims over differences with Donald Trump on North Korea

Japan has been urging Washington to propose new Security Council sanctions, which diplomats said could target North Korean laborers working overseas, oil su...


Rahm grabs lead at halfway mark at TPC Boston

While world number one Johnson's game went south, Spieth and Rose are trending upwards with identical scores for the second straight day. Rahm is well aware t...


BJP's new allies may get Cabinet berths in reshuffle

The Cabinet reshuffle was long overdue and has been necessitated because of several factors. The environment ministry was reassigned to Harsh Vardhan as an ad...


Around 400 dead in Myanmar violence as thousands of Rohingya refugees flee

Almost 9,000 Rohingya Muslims , many sick and fearing for their lives, have fled the worst violence to grip northwest Myanmar in at least five years, while t...


Trump, in Missouri, lays groundwork for tax overhaul; offers few details

He believes the United States needs to "dramatically" simplify its tax code - ensuring most people can do their own taxes at home on a single form without t...


Trump Admin Demands That Certain Russian Consulates, Annexes Be Closed

The decision was made "in the spirit of parity", the department said in a statement Thursday, indicating it was a direct response to the Kremlin's decision la...


Boy Bye: Milwaukee County Sheriff and Trump Cheerleader David Clarke Resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Atlanta in April. Clarke was in Nashville, Tennessee for the Nati...


Triad swift water rescue team sent to Houston

The state's swift water rescue program is organized by North Carolina Emergency Management (NCEM) which supports the teams with training and funding. This will ...


ACLU files second suit, Mattis calls for study — Transgender military ban

But Mattis' statement was exactly in line with each step of Trump's directive, which granted the defense secretary time to "determine how to address tran...


Two million Muslims begin Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca

Saudi Arabia's High Judicial Court announced that the pilgrimage will start on August 30 and end on September 4. Saudi kings, and the Ottoman rulers of the Hi...


US Tests Ballistic Missile Defence System Off Hawai Coast

The test came two days after North Korea fired a intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan, further escalating tensions between Washington and Pyongyang. ...


Six killed, thousands stranded as floods swamp Mumbai

Lakhs of people of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region who spent the night in stations or in Ganpati mandals, temples, mosques, dargahs, schools, churches, Parsi g...


German challenger Schulz slams Merkel as aloof as campaign heats up

Merkel, whose conservatives have a double-digit lead over the center-left Social Democrats (SPD) in polls ahead of the September 24 elections, also ruled out a ...


Houston Police officer drowns in Harvey floodwaters

Perez drove under an underpass. and drove into the water", he said. Perez was a 34-year Houston police veteran and died two days before his 61st birthday, ...


Trump renews threat to scrap NAFTA

In a separate Sunday morning tweet, Trump repeated his pledge that Mexico will eventually pay for his proposed border wall, saying the barrier is needed due t...


Iraqi Forces, Hashd Shaabi Liberate Tal Afar Center, Citadel from ISIL Terrorists

Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasool, a military spokesman, spoke hours after Iraq's foreign minister, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, said that 70 per cent of the town west of Mosul ha...


Knife-wielding man shot in Brussels after attacking soldiers

The attacker was armed with a knife, the federal prosecutor's office said. It added that the soldiers suffered slight injuries, one to the hand and the other ...


Venezuelan Bonds Up After New US Sanctions Spare Debt Trading

WASHINGTON | The White House has imposed on Friday new sanctions against Venezuela , among which the ban on the purchase of new bonds issued by the Venezuela...


Ram Rahim rape verdict: Adequate precaution was taken, says ML Khattar

The court verdict for the rape cases against Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is out. Earlier in the day, Rajnath told reporters that he cut short his visit t...


British police detain man with knife outside Buckingham Palace

The 25-year-old said: "I was walking toward The Mall and St James's Park when I saw police rush down toward the palace in great numbers". Armed police were re...