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Maria becomes major hurricane, powers through Caribbean

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Maria becomes a hurricane and is forecast to continue strengthening as it approaches the Leeward Islands, northeast Caribbean , according to officials. They expect it to weaken again to a tropical storm in three to four days. Maria has rapidly intensified to a 130 miles per hour, Category 4 hurricane as of the 2pm Monday, Sept. Read More »

Trump to campaign for Alabama Sen. Luther Strange

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Trump wrote. The Strange campaign could not immediately provide details of Trump's visit. "'Big Luther' is a great guy who gets things done!" Odd replaced Jeff Sessions , who became the U.S. Moore was removed from his position as chief justice in November 2003 for refusing federal court orders to take down a Ten Commandments monument from the Alabama Judicial Building. Read More »

PM Modi reviews construction of Sardar Patel's statue 'Statue of Unity'

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The project has been mired in controversies ever since its foundation stone was laid on April 5, 1961 by the country's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. The saints and seers of Gujarat have played a very big role in the making of the Sardar Sarovar Dam, he said. If they had lived even a few more years, the western states would already have had water and India would have been on the path to progress much earlier. Read More »

Acid attack on U.S. students 'not terror-related'

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Public Prosecutor Xavier Tarabeux said that "one of the young women was sprayed in the eyes but the effects remain superficial and are not irreversible". She also showed officers pictures of herself with burns and claimed she had been a victim of an acid attack and wanted to replicate what others had suffered, the newspaper reported . Read More »

Hamas Agrees To Demands To End Decade-Long Palestinian Rift

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Repeated attempts have been made by regional forces to achieve a reconciliation between the two parties, but all efforts have so far failed. The Hamas movement, which has ruled the Gaza Strip since it forcibly seized control in 2007, said it is ready to meet in Cairo with Abbas' Fatah party and other factions on the formation of a unity government. Read More »

US, Allies 'Will Not Be Intimidated' by North Korea

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Afterward, in a statement, the council condemned the "highly provocative launch" and called on North Korea to reduce tensions on the peninsula. Trump will meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of the U.N. Read More »

Watching for criminal activity on accounts after Equifax hack

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If you'd rather contact Equifax by phone, dial 1-800-349-9960. They should be wary of unsolicited calls or email that say they are related to the breach and that ask to confirm or enter personal information. You can not get a loan, a store credit card, possibly not even rent an apartment if they need to check your credit report. You may be among the millions of people whose financial records may have been stolen and that includes your social security number. Read More »

Treasury's Mnuchin says no tax cut for wealthy

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I've never asked the government to pay for my personal travel. Mnuchin's initial request for a plane for his honeymoon , which was first reported by ABC News, is the second controversy regarding Mnuchin's travel at Treasury. The attention to his aircraft is the latest in a period of turbulence for Mnuchin and Linton, who was criticized for the online shaming of an OR woman who questioned her Instagram flaunting after the Kentucky trip. Read More »

London police confirm explosion on subway

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At the time Trump sent the tweets , no suspects had been arrested in connection to the incident, despite the president mentioned "people who were in the sights of Scotland Yard ". Photos showing crime scene evidence appeared in USA media; the bombing suspect's name was revealed while British officials were still withholding it. Read More »

'Dad' kills his three children after violently beating wife

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Police and medical personnel rushed to the scene and attempted to save the children, aged 11, nine, and eight months, but to no avail - all three were declared dead at the scene of the crime. "He was choking her and she called the police for domestic violence ", she said. Hodges reportedly fled the home after the slayings, but he was later taken into custody by California Highway patrol Officers. Read More »

Qatari emir meets Turkish president in Ankara amid Gulf diplomatic rift

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Doha is under regional pressure and isolation for supporting terrorist organizations, attempts to destabilize the Middle East, and using its influential satellite channel al-Jazeera to encourage revolutions in other countries. In a statement on September 7 announcing the initiative, Muzin said he believed that the Qataris were "sincere" in their desire to improve relations with "the United States and the Jewish community worldwide". Read More »

Is CQ on track to vote 'no' in Same-Sex Marriage survey?

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All Australian citizens are legally required to participate in referendums with the country now readying itself for a non-binding vote on whether same-sex marriage should be legalised. Political scientist Shaun Ratcliff said there was a clear national-wide statistical trend towards larger population centres being more supportive of the marriage equality cause. Read More »

Sanders offers bill to expand Medicare to all

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Census Bureau data this week showed the proportion of people lacking policies falling to 8.8 percent past year under "Obamacare", the lowest level ever recorded, but he called it an "international disgrace" that not all Americans have coverage. Read More »

Iraqi parliament dismisses Kirkuk governor upon PM request

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There are fears a highly public vote for independence could detract attention from the war against Islamic State and stir up hostilities between the Iraqi government and Kurdish separatists. Kirkuk Now, a media outlet close to the PUK, reported on Thursday that the PUK office in Kirkuk voted to exclude Kirkuk from the Kurdish referendum. Read More »

Trump's Voter Fraud Panel Unlikely to Recommend Reforms

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Democrats , meanwhile, warned that the meeting was created to justify a later push for new, restrictive voting laws. "The claim goes something like this: The commission will meet, then they'll recommend things like photo ID or some other election security measure, then the states will adopt them". Read More »

South Korea confirms traces of radioactive gas from North Korea's nuclear test

The device, which North Korea described as a hydrogen bomb capable of being placed on a ballistic missile, was the most powerful tested to date. In its first official reaction to the sanctions resolution adopted by the U.N. But on September 12, two days before Pyongyang's statements, President Donald Trump noted the USA may take more actions beyond the recently imposed sanctions. Read More »