Five people, three of them infants, stabbed at daycare center

CBS New York reports that the daycare was in a home and it was not yet clear if it was being run as a licensed care center. None of the injuries are thought to be life-threatening. The ages of the children were unclear. The suspect was taken i... More..

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Gillibrand and Hirono criticize GOP's handling of Kavanaugh sexual assault allegation
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Gillibrand and Hirono criticize GOP's handling of Kavanaugh sexual assault allegation

Grassley has instead scheduled a hearing for Monday for Ford and Kavanaugh to testify about the alleged incident. Lisa Banks says her client, Christine Blasey Ford , is willing to co-operate but wants a "f...More..

Philippines typhoon death toll hits 81, with dozens still missing
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Philippines typhoon death toll hits 81, with dozens still missing

The mayor of Itogon told The Associated Press the miners and their families had been warned that the structure wasn't safe, but that many people had sought shelter there nonetheless. As of Monday, local authori...More..

Pakistan court orders release of former PM Nawaz Sharif on bail - lawyer
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Pakistan court orders release of former PM Nawaz Sharif on bail - lawyer

Justice Minallah read the judgment and suspended the sentences handed to the three by accountability court judge Mohammad Bashir on July 6. The deposed prime minister was plagued during his last term in offic...More..

Imran Khan arrives in Jeddah after visiting Prophet's Mosque
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Imran Khan arrives in Jeddah after visiting Prophet's Mosque

Relations between the neighbours have deteriorated in recent years, with Kabul accusing Islamabad of harbouring Taliban militants who carry out attacks across the border. Pakistan's debt and liabilities rose ...More..

Donald Trump is ‘very seriously’ considering more troops in Poland
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Donald Trump is ‘very seriously’ considering more troops in Poland

In a joint press conference following a meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda , President Donald Trump said Poland had offered over $2 billion towards the costs. According to Reuters, Poland has repeat...More..

Middleton Police Respond To Reports of Active Shooter
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Middleton Police Respond To Reports of Active Shooter

Local NBC15 is reporting there maybe several people shot and the shooter may be down, with their information coming from someone inside the building, but that report remains unconfirmed by police. Police an...More..

by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh sexual harassment accusations: All you need to know

Ford's lawyer, however, now says she will not accept the offer to give her testimony under oath, demanding instead that the FBI investigate her claims first. Brett Kavanaugh listens to Senators on day three ...More..

Trump pushing for $200 bn tariffs on China
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Trump pushing for $200 bn tariffs on China

China and the us have imposed 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion of each other's goods. USA business groups are escalating their fight against Trump's tariffs, with over 60 industry groups launching a coali...More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Russian plane 'disappeared' during suspected Israeli aerial raid in Syria

Russsia's Defence Ministry said the aircraft was returning to the Russian-run Hmeymim airbase in Latakia province when it disappeared from radar screens at about 11:00pm Moscow time. The news site said the ...More..

US Says Denuclearization Talks Ongoing with N Korea
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

US Says Denuclearization Talks Ongoing with N Korea

In an empty industrial complex outside an ancient capital city, the two Koreas opened a joint liaison office on Friday, creating an un-precedented, face-to-face channel for cross-border communications. "On Mond...More..

Met Office Issues Severe Weather Warnings As Hurricane Helene Creeps Closer
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Met Office Issues Severe Weather Warnings As Hurricane Helene Creeps Closer

Parts of Britain are expected to be battered with winds reaching as high as 65mph as Helene sweeps in from the west. Remnants of the hurricane are expected to hit the United Kingdom on Tuesday, after it has t...More..

President Trump Denies Report That Nearly 3,000 Died In Puerto Rico
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

President Trump Denies Report That Nearly 3,000 Died In Puerto Rico

As time went by it did not go up by much. "[Three-thousand] people did not die in the two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico". Another Trump critic, and a target of his tweets, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cru...More..

Eliud Kipchoge sets new world record in Berlin Marathon win
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Eliud Kipchoge sets new world record in Berlin Marathon win

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge knees down after winning the Berlin Marathon setting a new world record on September 16, 2018 in Berlin . Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge is the new marathon World record holder....More..

Manafort cooperation could energise Mueller probe - legal experts
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Manafort cooperation could energise Mueller probe - legal experts

FILE PHOTO: Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort departs from U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., February 28, 2018. Mueller had already secured cooperation from a former national security adv...More..

UN, Turkey, Iran, Russia to talk on Syrian constitution
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

UN, Turkey, Iran, Russia to talk on Syrian constitution

Airstrikes and bombings would trigger a "massive wave of refugees and tremendous security risks for Turkey, the rest of Europe and beyond", he warned . Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , Russia's Pres...More..

Skripal suspects interview: Key excerpts
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Skripal suspects interview: Key excerpts

The men's surprise public appearance came a day after Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russian authorities know the identities of the two men, but insisted that they are civilians and there is ...More..

Ex-Trump campaign boss reaches plea deal
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Ex-Trump campaign boss reaches plea deal

The eight felony counts that Manafort was convicted of on August 21 weren't the only charges that he faced in the courtroom of Judge T.S. Ellis III in Alexandria, Virginia. District Court in Washington , U.S...More..

Alex Cora Calls Out Donald Trump for Comments About Puerto Rico
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Alex Cora Calls Out Donald Trump for Comments About Puerto Rico

The Republican president suggested the hurricane death toll was artificially boosted by adding those who had passed away from natural causes such as old age. The White House, while describing any death from t...More..

USA marks 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

USA marks 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

Almost 3,000 people died on 9/11 when other airplanes were flown into New York's World Trade Centre and the Pentagon in an attack planned by al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden. "They did not let the events unfold ...More..

San Juan Mayor Responds To Trump's 'Appalling' Denial Of Puerto Rico Deaths
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

San Juan Mayor Responds To Trump's 'Appalling' Denial Of Puerto Rico Deaths

The mayor of Ceiba, Angel Cruz Ramos, told CNN he's grateful for the generosity, but believes that too much water was delivered at the wrong time. Trump visited the island on October 3, when the death toll ...More..

Philippines braces for most powerful typhoon this year
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Philippines braces for most powerful typhoon this year

Philippine Red Cross chairman Richard Gordon said: "We're anxious for the 10 million people in the Philippines living in the path of this destructive storm". Almost 48,000 houses in those high-risk areas are m...More..

Trump administration plans on closing PLO office in DC
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Trump administration plans on closing PLO office in DC

The move comes in ostensible retaliation for efforts by the Palestinian leadership to have crimes allegedly committed by Israel prosecuted by The Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC). The Foreign Mini...More..

Regime, Russian air raids resume on Syria's Idlib
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Regime, Russian air raids resume on Syria's Idlib

Recep Tayyip Erdogan evaluated the latest developments in northwestern Idlib province and Turkey's position on the matter in an article he wrote for the US daily The Wall Street Journal . More than three mil...More..

Trump tells Apple to make products in US to avoid China tariffs
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Trump tells Apple to make products in US to avoid China tariffs

An opportunity could take place when world leaders gather at the U.N. General Assembly in NY this month and the Group of 20 summit in Argentina in November, he said. U.S. companies have warned that the tariffs,...More..

Georgians urged to prepare for Florence
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Georgians urged to prepare for Florence

Helene - now just southeast of the Cabo Verde islands off the African coast - had winds of 85 miles per hour, and was expected to turn northwest and then north into the open Atlantic by midweek, the NHC said....More..

Hurricane Florence's path: Track the storm here
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hurricane Florence's path: Track the storm here

Southeast, the NHC said . Florence is a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. On its current track, Florence is expected to slam the Carolinas and Virginia the hardest - and ...More..

France opens probe of knife attack; no apparent terror tie
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

France opens probe of knife attack; no apparent terror tie

Eyewitness Youssef Najah, 28, said he was walking beside the canal when he saw a man running and holding a knife about 25-30 cm (10-11 inches) long. Seven people have been injured after the attack including t...More..

by | Monday, September 10, 2018

"Unacceptable": Russia On Britain Blaming Kremlin For Spy Poisoning

The council will meet in open session at around 11:30 am (1530 GMT), diplomats said . Prime Minister Theresa May told lawmakers that British intelligence services have concluded the two men were officers o...More..

Obama urges voters to mobilize against the 'politics of fear'
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Obama urges voters to mobilize against the 'politics of fear'

Obama to try to take credit for a burgeoning economy under President Trump . Trump was dismissive of Obama's speech. Those races are considered crucial to the party's efforts to retake control of the House...More..

People indicted, convicted, investigated in Trump-Russia probe
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

People indicted, convicted, investigated in Trump-Russia probe

US President Donald Trump reacted by taking an apparent swipe at the cost of the investigation into the former aide. For months, his significance in the special counsel's investigation was unclear. Papadopo...More..

North Korea marks 70th anniversary with carefully calibrated parade
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

North Korea marks 70th anniversary with carefully calibrated parade

Trump has said Kim's recent statement that he wants to denuclearize North Korea during Trump's tenure as president was "a very positive statement". North Korea held a major military parade and revived its i...More..

East Fork residents prep for Delta fire
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

East Fork residents prep for Delta fire

Wednesday evening the fire front was more than three miles wide on the northern side with 300-foot flame lengths. No injuries have been reported, but evacuations have been issued on both sides of I-5 north of...More..

Former campaign adviser to Pres. Trump sentenced to 14 days in prison
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Former campaign adviser to Pres. Trump sentenced to 14 days in prison

During his January 2017 interview with the FBI, Papadopoulos misled investigators about when he was told Russian Federation allegedly had dirt on Ms. The FBI began investigating Russian's election interferenc...More..

White House pledges to 'respond swiftly' if Assad uses chemical weapons again
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

White House pledges to 'respond swiftly' if Assad uses chemical weapons again

Those included a workshop used by the militants for construction of drones, a warehouse of explosives as well as a storehouse, where they kept their MANPADs. Erdogan has warned against such a catastrophic outco...More..

'Idiot,' 'Unhinged,' A 'Sixth-Grader': Aides Fault Trump In Explosive New Book
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

'Idiot,' 'Unhinged,' A 'Sixth-Grader': Aides Fault Trump In Explosive New Book

President Trump calls The New York Times "gutless" for publishing an anonymous op-ed reportedly from a senior administration official who claims individuals inside the White House are working to thwart th...More..

Mueller Will Accept Written Answers From Trump About Russian Collusion
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Mueller Will Accept Written Answers From Trump About Russian Collusion

But on another significant aspect of the investigation - whether the president tried to obstruct the inquiry itself - Mueller and his investigators understood that issues of executive privilege could complicate...More..

North Korean charged in crippling Sony hack, WannaCry virus
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

North Korean charged in crippling Sony hack, WannaCry virus

USA authorities say Park Jin Hyok was part of the state-sponsored "Lazarus Group". The hackers used the same aliases and accounts from the Sony attack when they sent spear-phishing emails to several US de...More..

Anonymous White House op-ed sparks Twitter jokes, parodies
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Anonymous White House op-ed sparks Twitter jokes, parodies

Frequently, they try to give some indication of why the person would be in a position to know something - the senior administration official, for example - and why anonymity was granted. Some of the guess-the-a...More..

Boston the latest upset as progressive wave sweeps Democratic party
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Boston the latest upset as progressive wave sweeps Democratic party

Rep. Michael Capuano , a 20-year veteran in Congress, conceded defeat Tuesday night in his first primary challenge since he took office. In nearby Connecticut, Jahana Hayes is on track to become that state...More..