• Louisiana governor: Donald Trump's visit 'helpful'
Louisiana governor: Donald Trump's visit 'helpful'

President Obama , who has been vacationing in Martha's Vineyard, announced on Friday after Trump's visit that he would visit next week. There has been criticism of the national news coverage of the flood, widely believed to be the worst natural disaster in the US since Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

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  • Twelve killed in Kabul American University attack
Twelve killed in Kabul American University attack

A third attacker was killed when he detonated an explosives-laden auto Wednesday evening in front of the university wall, Mujahid said. "The windows of our class just shattered". But a number of Americans serve on the faculty and may have been trapped inside buildings. During the elaborate attack from Wednesday night, the students were attend...

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  • Hillary Just Released Her Tax Returns. See, Donald, It Isn't So Hard
Hillary Just Released Her Tax Returns. See, Donald, It Isn't So Hard

The Trump campaign dismissed Clinton's action, saying: "This document release is nothing more than an attempt at distraction and misdirection" from controversy about her use of a private email server when she was secretary of state. Hillary Clinton's income took a huge hit as she ran for president last year, dropping to less than half of what s...

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  • Policies of Obama, Clinton Sacrificed American Safety: Donald Trump
Policies of Obama, Clinton Sacrificed American Safety: Donald Trump

Same goes for the latest scandal surrounding Clinton's time as Secretary of State and donors to the Clinton Foundation. The Clinton Health Access Initiative, which in "2014 accounted for 66 percent of spending by the Clinton network of charities", is arguably the most important of the exemptions, reports the Boston Globe .

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  • Is about to get a Hindu-themed stamp
Is about to get a Hindu-themed stamp

Going with the obvious choice of a Diya , or a traditional Indian oil lamp, the stamp will have a glittering gold backdrop and rose petals signifying opulence of the festive season the words "Forever USA 2016" written below. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his first visit to the United States, expressed his support for the stamp along wit...

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  • Kerry: Syrian Kurds start retreating East of Euphrates
Kerry: Syrian Kurds start retreating East of Euphrates

Syrian rebels from the Free Syrian Army were also taking part in the operation. Speaking during a visit on Wednesday to Turkey, a key North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally with the alliance's second-biggest armed forces, U.S. He said the operation was in response to a string of attacks in Turkey, including an IS suicide bombing at a wedding par...

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  • US sends jets to protect forces from Syrian regime strikes
US sends jets to protect forces from Syrian regime strikes

The Syrian government bombers had been striking Kurdish positions near the city of Hasakah , where the USA has been backing Kurdish forces in the fight against Islamic State. The YPG denied it had entered into a truce. There are now about 300 American troops in Syria. Turkey has been shelling Islamic State positions in Jarablus as part of an eff...

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  • Scotland reports 97% plunge in oil revenues
Scotland reports 97% plunge in oil revenues

The Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland (GERS) statistics show a deficit of PS14.8 billion ($A25.7 billion) when a geographic share of North Sea revenues is allocated to Scotland. "Labour gave Nicola Sturgeon our full support to negotiate with the United Kingdom government and European Union institutions to find the best deal for the people...

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  • New case of Zika through a local mosquito in Florida county
New case of Zika through a local mosquito in Florida county

Palm Beach County is north of Miami. Both mosquito species are capable of transmitting Zika virus to people. Twenty-four counties across the state are being sampled. In that study, the researchers examined medical scans and autopsy results from 17 fetuses and newborns in Brazil confirmed to have Zika infection and 28 fetuses and newborns suspected ...

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  • Retail sales growth expected to slow after summer bounce
Retail sales growth expected to slow after summer bounce

The number of retailers saying volumes were better this month than they were past year stood at 35 per cent, compared to 26 per cent who said sales were down. "While the fall in Sterling has boosted visitor numbers to the United Kingdom, it is likely to push up the price of imported goods over time which will mean households will be more likely to ...

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  • Brexit mastermind stumps for Trump: 'Anything is possible'
Brexit mastermind stumps for Trump: 'Anything is possible'

I recognised the level of interest in Brexit was pretty high here in the US. Earlier, on a visit to Florida, Mr Trump said polls showed him trailing the state. Last week Donald Trump managed to leave hacks and commentariats confused when he took to Twitter to declare that he would soon be referred to as 'MR BREXIT!' .

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  • Hundreds of Americans wash up illegally in Canada after river party
Hundreds of Americans wash up illegally in Canada after river party

But high winds blew the rafts off course. Instead, they were pushed across the St. Clair River and landed up at various points along the Canadian shore. "No one carries their passport or any ID, and a lot were drinking alcohol", Coast Guard search and rescue chief Peter Garapick tells the CBC . "Those were the people we had our eye on, because...

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  • Trump reveals few details on
Trump reveals few details on "extreme vetting" of immigrants

Social media activity, questionnaires, and interviews with friends and family would also be tools the government would have at its disposal to gauge a person's views in relation to American values. The findings differ sharply from Trump's positions, which include a wall built on the border with Mexico, deporting millions of people here illegally ...

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  • Biden: Trump is 'thoroughly unqualified' for presidency
Biden: Trump is 'thoroughly unqualified' for presidency

Biden's speech also included lengthy accounts of growing up in Scranton with a working class family. Give me a break. "They deserve someone who not only understands them, they deserve someone who's with them". Scranton has always been solidly Democratic territory, but Mr. Trump hopes to change that, capitalizing on the region's economic stagnation ...

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  • Cher insults Trump, with gusto, at Clinton fundraiser
Cher insults Trump, with gusto, at Clinton fundraiser

Thanking Cher , Clinton said: 'I can't tell you how excited I am to have Cher here'. The Hollywood Reporter writes that she gave a speech in Provincetown, R.I.in support of Hillary Clinton - whom she called "genuine" and "tougher than Chinese algebra" - where she explained why she felt Donald Trump and Mike Pence were unsafe for America....

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  • Israel clears forces in several deadly 2014 Gaza war cases
Israel clears forces in several deadly 2014 Gaza war cases

Turkey's foreign ministry said on Monday that his country's reconciliation deal with Israel has not changed Ankara's position on the Palestinians, and condemned Israel for its retaliatory strikes against Hamas targets in Gaza , saying they "violate the law and human conscience".

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  • Colombia-FARC final peace agreement 'imminent'
Colombia-FARC final peace agreement 'imminent'

The news outlet added that the finalization of the peace accord allows Santos to send the text of the agreement to the Congress, which will schedule a referendum on the deal. Polls asking Colombians if they will vote to approve the deal have produced mixed results. Uribe argues that amnesty for FARC combatants - which will not apply to war crimes o...

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  • U.S. told pro-Kurdish forces in Syria not to cross Euphrates: Biden
U.S. told pro-Kurdish forces in Syria not to cross Euphrates: Biden

Turkey said they had to retreat after clearing it from IS. The ministry said that any anti-terrorism effort must be coordinated with the Syrian government, describing the Turkish intervention as a flagrant violation of Syrian sovereignty.

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  • AFP to raid Parliament House department over NBN leaks: Stephen Conroy
AFP to raid Parliament House department over NBN leaks: Stephen Conroy

The warrant, which also names several media companies, including Fairfax Media, grants police access to computers, storage devices, emails, diaries, notes, internet logs and correspondence. "I think it's freakish for a member of parliament to say that they should have the right to determine what is and what is not within the AFP's jurisdiction", he...

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  • Magnitude 6.1 quake rattles Rome, central Italy
Magnitude 6.1 quake rattles Rome, central Italy

Renzi reported 35 dead in Le Marche. 2000 people live there, and the town is now lying in ruins. "At the moment we need to employ all our forces to save human lives, treat the injured and ensure the best conditions for the people displaced", he said.

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