Donald Trump disputes Puerto Rico death toll

This admission is important, because it helps explain how death tolls work. Trump has previously said his administration's handling of the storms was "an incredible unsung success ". TRUMP DISPUTES 3,000 DEATHS IN PUERTO RICO: The president ... More..

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Ryan Contradicts Trump: 'I Have No Reason To Dispute' Maria Death Toll
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Ryan Contradicts Trump: 'I Have No Reason To Dispute' Maria Death Toll

The president reasoned that the response to Hurricane Maria was a success because the power grid was damaged before the storm and Puerto Rico's geography made it especially hard to provide aid. The presiden...More..

Philippines Starts Evacuations Along Coast As Super Typhoon Nears
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Philippines Starts Evacuations Along Coast As Super Typhoon Nears

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is predicting Mangkhut will leave "substantial damage" in its path. Forecasters said typhoon, considered as the strongest this year, could...More..

One million asked to evacuate as Hurricane Florence closes in
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

One million asked to evacuate as Hurricane Florence closes in

Despite the storm being still some distance away from land, the National Hurricane Center has confirmed it is on track to hit the area around North and SC by Friday. The office of Virginia Governor Ralph No...More..

Ready to tax an additional $267B in Chinese imports
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Ready to tax an additional $267B in Chinese imports

The president says the tariffs are needed to force China to stop stealing USA technology and coercing American companies to surrender their trade secrets in return for access to the Chinese market. The letter a...More..

N Korea holds military parade without advanced missiles
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

N Korea holds military parade without advanced missiles

Moreover, Li Zhanshu, a member of China's Politbureau Standing Committee and, as the country's parliamentary head, widely seen as the number three player in the Chinese Communist Party, joined North Korean lea...More..

GoFundMe: Homeless Veteran To Get Balance Of $400,000 Amid Defrauding Accusations
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

GoFundMe: Homeless Veteran To Get Balance Of $400,000 Amid Defrauding Accusations

GoFundMe says a homeless veteran will get the remaining balance of funds he has not received after the man's lawyer says the account had been emptied . They could not be reached for comment Thursday morning. M...More..

United Kingdom and Russian Federation trade barbs at UN over spy attack
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

United Kingdom and Russian Federation trade barbs at UN over spy attack

Former GRU officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were left critically ill after being exposed to the military grade nerve agent Novichok in March. At a UN Security Council meeting held the same day, R...More..

U.S. midterm elections a chance to 'restore sanity', says Barack Obama
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

U.S. midterm elections a chance to 'restore sanity', says Barack Obama

He went on to attack the administration's repeal of climate change legislation, saying: "They've made it so that the only nation on earth to pull out of the global climate agreement, it's not North Korea, it's ...More..

Kim Jong-un Invites Moon for Summit in Mid-September
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Kim Jong-un Invites Moon for Summit in Mid-September

The senior officials stressed the need to return to the "Japan-DPRK Pyongyang Declaration" signed in September 2002 by former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. North Korea ...More..

California wildfires: Motorists panic as flames surround highway
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

California wildfires: Motorists panic as flames surround highway

State Route 108 was closed from the Alpine-Mono county line to US 395, which was already shut down in the mountainous region about 320 kilometers (200 miles) east of Sacramento, the California Department of ...More..

by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Trump Campaign Adviser George Papadopoulos Gets 14 Days in Jail

Friday was his first public court appearance since he pleaded guilty in October , 2017, to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation while the case was still sealed. According to Bloomberg, the DNC said it ...More..

Iranian forces arrive in Syria to fight in Idlib
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Iranian forces arrive in Syria to fight in Idlib

Shortly after his arrival, Erdoğan and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani held a bilateral meeting ahead of their summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. A shepherd was also killed and four other peop...More..

Mueller will allow Trump to give written answers to some Russian Federation questions
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Mueller will allow Trump to give written answers to some Russian Federation questions

The person familiar with the letter said Mueller's office indicated it would later assess what additional information it needs from the president, leaving open the possibility that Mueller's team might still se...More..

Melania Trump accuses op-ed author of 'sabotaging' the US
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Melania Trump accuses op-ed author of 'sabotaging' the US

The paper's coverage, along with that of most other legacy newspapers, has been overwhelmingly negative, President Trump's supporters complain. With such a wide circle of potential suspicion, Trump's men an...More..

One woman dead and three victims missing after Colorado River boat crash
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

One woman dead and three victims missing after Colorado River boat crash

The body of a California woman who went missing after two recreational boats crashed head-on at the Colorado River on Saturday has been recovered. The cause of the crash is being investigated. A spokesperso...More..

Raging fire tears through prized Rio museum
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Raging fire tears through prized Rio museum

Television footage showed the building engulfed by a raging blaze that firefighters have still not brought under control. The National Museum of Brazil houses more than 20 million items, ranging from archae...More..

Man shot after pulling gun outside Ice Cube concert, sheriff says
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Man shot after pulling gun outside Ice Cube concert, sheriff says

A man who was told no more tickets were available for an Ice Cube concert at a California racetrack was shot Sunday night by a sheriff's deputy after the man fired a gun into a crowd. The man pulled out a s...More..

Mutual interests to drive Pak-US ties forward: Foreign minister
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Mutual interests to drive Pak-US ties forward: Foreign minister

He said the other $500 million in Coalition Support Funds was stripped by Congress from Pakistan earlier this year , to bring the total withheld to $800 million. The issue of combatting terrorism is expected...More..

Homeless man row: US couple ordered to hand over Johnny Bobbitt money
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Homeless man row: US couple ordered to hand over Johnny Bobbitt money

To thank him, McClure and her boyfriend, Mark D'Amico, set up a GoFundMe for Bobbitt, with the goal of raising $10,000 to help him get a place to stay so he could get his life back on track. The story went vi...More..