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World News 'Uninvited brute': 4 dead as Florence drenches the Carolinas
Author: 0 'Uninvited brute': 4 dead as Florence drenches the Carolinas

Hurricane Florence is dumping rain on North Carolina and pushing a storm surge taller than most humans onto communities near the coast. The system is likely to weaken and strike as a Category 1 Hurricane as the winds have also weakened in strength a little as has been reported by the National Hurricane Center .

World News Trump claims Maria death toll rose ‘like magic’
Author: 0 Trump claims Maria death toll rose ‘like magic’

Maria came after two other deadly storms - Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Irma in Florida. "The water was kept in an area that was pretty hard hit during the storm and could have used all the water they could have gotten", Begnaud said in a video report .

Author: 0 Dont play games with it: Storm takes aim at Carolinas

The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump had spoken with state and local officials, assuring them the federal government was prepared to help. Tropical Storm Olivia is approaching the Hawaiian islands, the Philippines are bracing for the powerful typhoon Mangkhut, and Tropical Storm Isaac is nearing the Leeward Islands.

World News Four killed as Hurricane Florence swamps Carolinas
Author: 0 Four killed as Hurricane Florence swamps Carolinas

It hit the coast as a Category 1 storm with 90 miles per hour maximum sustained winds, the NWS said. Yesterday, the European Space Agency released a short video of astronauts aboard the space station watching the storm out of the cupola armed with powerful cameras to capture its giant knot of storm clouds.

World News Dominic Raab: Britain and EU 'closing in' on Brexit agreement
Author: 0 Dominic Raab: Britain and EU 'closing in' on Brexit agreement

A no-deal Brexit would also disrupt the transfer of personal data between Britain and the EU. "There's no deal without the whole deal", Mr Raab wrote in an article for the Daily Telegraph. In theory this means United Kingdom mobile operators, if they want to, could reintroduce the charges that could make it expensive to use a mobile phone in another European Union country.

World News United States businesses to lobby against Trump's tariffs
Author: 0 United States businesses to lobby against Trump's tariffs

Watch Alibaba , iQiyi , JD.com , Baidu.com , Pinduoduo , Nio trade in real-time here. The Trump administration has invited Chinese officials to restart trade talks, the White House's top economic adviser said on Wednesday, as Washington prepares to further escalate the U.S.

Author: 0 Mother and baby among dead as Hurricane Florence lashes United States coast

The 63-year-old former firefighter says he was able to sleep through the torrential rain and thrashing winds when then-Hurricane Florence made landfall early Friday morning, only waking up to texts he received at 7 a.m. "These are folks who are maybe in one-story buildings and they're seeing the floodwaters rise". Some of the worst flooding was in New Bern, where authorities were enforcing a curfew.

World News Hurricane Florence Approaches US East Coast
Author: 0 Hurricane Florence Approaches US East Coast

A family enjoys the surf ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence in Oak Island, North Carolina. After reaching a terrifying Category 4 peak of 225km/h earlier in the week, Florence made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane at 7:15 a.m.at Wrightsville Beach, a few kilometers east of Wilmington and not far from the SC line.

World News What does Paul Manafort's plea deal mean for Trump?
Author: 0 What does Paul Manafort's plea deal mean for Trump?

After news broke of Manafort's plea Friday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said, "This had absolutely nothing to do with the President or his victorious 2016 Presidential campaign". "There's no fear that Paul Manafort would cooperate against the president because there's nothing to cooperate about and we long ago evaluated him as an honorable man".

World News Erdogan urges Russia, Iran to stop 'disaster' in Idlib
Author: 0 Erdogan urges Russia, Iran to stop 'disaster' in Idlib

Damascus, backed by allies Russian Federation and Iran, has been preparing a major assault to recover Idlib and adjacent areas of northwest Syria from rebels. According to USA officials who have cited intelligence reports, Syrian President Bashar al Assad has approved the use of chlorine gas in the upcoming military operations in Idlib, The Wall Street Journal reported September 9.

World News Russia to launch biggest war games in its history
Author: 0 Russia to launch biggest war games in its history

The Vostok-2018 drills involve around 300,000 troops, more than 1,000 aircraft, helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles, up to 80 vessels, up to 36,000 tanks, armored personnel carriers, and other vehicles. Russian Federation began its biggest war games since the fall of the Soviet Union on Tuesday close to its border with China , mobilising 300,000 troops in a show of force that will include joint exercises with the Chinese army.

World News Putin suggests long-awaited peace treaty to Japan
Author: 0 Putin suggests long-awaited peace treaty to Japan

Russian President Vladimir Putin, sitting on a stage alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , proposed on Wednesday (Sept 12) that the two men sign a peace treaty by the end of this year. It has kept the two countries from signing a peace accord that would formally end their wartime hostilities. "An idea has just come into my mind", Putin said at a regional economic forum in Vladivostok, which was also attended by Abe.

World News EU Parliament censures Hungary over prime minister's actions
Author: 0 EU Parliament censures Hungary over prime minister's actions

Mitsotakis's party, New Democracy, is in the same conservative bloc in the European Parliament as Orban's, the European People's Party (EPP). Since sweeping to power in 2010, Orban, once a campaigner against Hungary's Soviet Communist overlords, has used his parliamentary majority to pressure courts, media and non-government groups in ways his opponents say breach European Union rules.

World News Manafort Agrees to Plead Guilty to Avoid New Washington Trial
Author: 0 Manafort Agrees to Plead Guilty to Avoid New Washington Trial

District Court in Washington , an indication that Manafort will plead guilty to one count of conspiracy and one count of witness tampering. Manafort, in a trial set to begin September 24 in federal court in Washington , is facing seven counts of foreign lobbying violations and witness tampering.

World News Donald Trump disputes Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria death toll, blames Democrats
Author: 0 Donald Trump disputes Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria death toll, blames Democrats

He said the toll was no greater than 18 when he visited the island a year ago and "did not go up by much". They then compared this baseline to the actual number of deaths, and voila! Conducted by George Washington University, the study Trump is attempting to discredit as a Democratic plot was commissioned by the Puerto Rican government, which revised its earlier Hurricane Maria death toll to 2 ,975 after the study was published in August.

World News Vatican Authorizes Investigation of US Bishop
Author: 0 Vatican Authorizes Investigation of US Bishop

The US church was also rocked by a grand jury report that said 300 priests in Pennsylvania had abused more than 1,000 children since the 1940s. McCarrick was removed as a cardinal by Pope Francis in July after a church investigation found recent allegations believable. "Today, even the Catholic Church looks full of confusion at its own 9/11, at its own September 11, even though this catastrophe isn't associated with a single date but rather at so many days and years, and ...

World News Gunman kills 5, self in Southern California shooting attack
Author: 0 Gunman kills 5, self in Southern California shooting attack

He said the gunman then went to a home where he shot two people, then carjacked a woman who was driving with her child. They say he eventually hijacked a vehicle from a woman and child. "The suspect noticed the deputy pulled into the business, and then shot himself", said Lt King. The suspect died after he shot himself in the chest, according to reports .

World News Trump Accuses Dems Of Inflating Hurricane Maria Death Toll
Author: 0 Trump Accuses Dems Of Inflating Hurricane Maria Death Toll

It is believed that around 2,975 people died as a result of the horrific hurricane. Comparatively, the official death toll in 2005's Hurricane Katrina is 1,833. It was commissioned by Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló, and was conducted by experts at George Washington University's Milken Institute School of Public Health.

World News Arun Jaitley slams at Mallya for false claim
Author: 0 Arun Jaitley slams at Mallya for false claim

Mallya had told reporters outside a court in London , where he is fighting extradition to India, that he had met Jaitley to settle matters. Before leaving I met the finance minister and offered to settle (the issue with the banks), Mallya said, without naming the minister.

World News Millions at risk as Super Typhoon Mangkhut threatens Philippines and Hong Kong
Author: 0 Millions at risk as Super Typhoon Mangkhut threatens Philippines and Hong Kong

The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System said up to 43.3 million people could be affected by the storm in the Philippines and southern China . The typhoon is arriving at the start of the rice and corn harvest season in Cagayan, a major agricultural producer, and farmers were scrambling to save what they could of their crops, Mamba said.

World News Pope Francis calls clergy abuse summit as issue imperils papacy
Author: 0 Pope Francis calls clergy abuse summit as issue imperils papacy

McCarrick is accused of molesting an altar boy and having seminary students sleep in his bed with him. St. John Paul II made him archbishop of Washington and a cardinal in 2001, presumably because Vatican officials were impressed by his fundraising prowess and considered his past homosexual activity a mere "moral lapse" and not a gross abuse of power.

World News New 'Tower of Voices' honors those killed 17 years ago in PA
Author: 0 New 'Tower of Voices' honors those killed 17 years ago in PA

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump participate in the September 11th Flight 93 Memorial Service , Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in Shanksville . Another ceremony will take place there. "Never miss a chance to let those held dearest know your [love] for them". "May we support our president to lead our country", said Joanne Barbara, who lost her husband, Fire Department Assistant Chief Gerard Barbara.

World News Russian Federation teams with China for biggest war games since Cold War
Author: 0 Russian Federation teams with China for biggest war games since Cold War

The drills are being held in Russia's Eastern and Central military districts, which encompass more than half of the country's territory. Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to attend the games after hosting an economic forum in Russia's far eastern city Vladivostok where his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping is one of the prominent guests.

World News SA close to being a war zone: Cele
Author: 0 SA close to being a war zone: Cele

The province with the highest number of murders was Western Cape, which includes Cape Town - the country's top tourist hub - followed by Gauteng, the seat of the capital Pretoria and the economic hub of Johannesburg. The crime statistics for the 2017/2018 period have revealed the murder rate nationally - was up almost 7%. 'The figures that always scare me are murder figures, ' he said.

World News Russia identifies suspects in Novichok poisoning: Putin
Author: 0 Russia identifies suspects in Novichok poisoning: Putin

The head of center-left opposition party Fair Russia says Moscow should sever diplomatic relations with London over recent unfounded accusations regarding the Skripal case - as he believes there is no scope to settle the dispute. Scotland Yard and the UK's Crown Prosecution Service have said there is enough evidence to charge the men, who are understood to have travelled to the United Kingdom from Moscow on 2 March on Russian passports.

Author: 0 Donald Trump's visit to Ireland in November cancelled

Irish Deputy Prime Minister Simon Coveney said last week that the visit "will be controversial, because everything Donald Trump does these days is controversial". "This is all; the meeting is under consideration as there is still time left", he said. "It was a bolt out of the blue". "I think the Government should put a bit of pressure on to get an ambassador at least identified", he said.

World News Nun rape case: No one is above law, says Kerala HC
Author: 0 Nun rape case: No one is above law, says Kerala HC

Bishop Mulakkal should be arrested . Meanwhile, the Kerala High Court has asked the police for details on the steps taken as part of the investigation into the rape case. Terming the language used by the MLA as "deeply disturbing", NCW Chairperson Rekha Sharma said the Commission seriously condemns "such objectionable and derogatory statements made by a person who occupies responsible position in the society".

Author: 0 Former White House aide pushes back on book

Bob Woodward has drawn President Donald Trump's ire in recent weeks ahead of the release of the veteran journalist's book about the inner workings of the White House . The pair fought over Trump's desire to place tariffs on imports, and Cohn is said to have stolen documents off Trump's desk to prevent the president from pulling the United States out of major trade deals.

World News Here’s what PM Imran Khan has said about Kulsoom Nawaz
Author: 0 Here’s what PM Imran Khan has said about Kulsoom Nawaz

Begum Kulsoom was diagnosed with lymphoma (throat) cancer in August 2017. Kulsoom's political struggle against Gen (r) Musharraf's dictatorship was also acknowledged by now Prime Minister Imran Khan during a jalsa held a year ago (30th April) in Karachi.

Author: 0 Trump dismisses Woodward book as 'joke'

He said he thinks Democrats will use special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation to try to sway the upcoming midterms, and he believes Republicans will have trouble keeping a majority in the House unless "our people, the MAGA people" turn out to vote.

World News People across Russian Federation rally against raising pension age
Author: 0 People across Russian Federation rally against raising pension age

Russia's elections have been overshadowed by public anger over the government's plans to raise the pension age, as the country struggles with an aging population. The rallies got started in the Far East and Siberia when it still was early morning in Moscow , where a downtown demonstration in the afternoon ended in scuffles when riot police stopped participants from marching to the Kremlin.