• Were You On This Delta Plane That Flew Into Hurricane Irma?
Were You On This Delta Plane That Flew Into Hurricane Irma?

The Category 5 storm destroyed homes, schools, and roads as it roared through the northeast Caribbean this week and heads toward Florida. Nearly 200 people were evacuated from San Juan in Puerto Rico thanks to Delta Airlines just before the island bore the brunt of Hurricane Irma on Wednesday.

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  • United States calls for United Nations vote Monday on increased North Korea sanctions
United States calls for United Nations vote Monday on increased North Korea sanctions

United Nations diplomats did not rule out the possibility that China or Russian Federation could veto the measure, but stressed that the USA administration had launched a major push to win approval. The US has circulated a draft resolution that would, aside from barring crude oil shipments to North Korea, ban the nation's exports of textiles and...

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  • Katia lands at Veracruz as a Category 1
Katia lands at Veracruz as a Category 1

As of 5 p.m. EDT, the eye of Hurricane Katia was spotted around 215 miles east of Tampico, Mexico . Hurricane Katia hit the mainland on Friday night, roaring onshore north of the city of Tecolutla in Veracruz state on Mexico's eastern coast.

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  • Putin Warns Against 'Driving North Korea Into Corner' Over Nuclear Tests
Putin Warns Against 'Driving North Korea Into Corner' Over Nuclear Tests

Moon had urged Moscow to support stronger sanctions against North Korea, which conducted its sixth nuclear test on Sunday September 3, in what it claimed was a detonation of a thermonuclear weapon built for missiles capable of reaching the USA mainland.

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  • Here are the largest wildfires in Washington state, Oregon
Here are the largest wildfires in Washington state, Oregon

Oregon State Police said they distinguished the 15-year-old kid, of Vancouver, Wash., and trust he and a few others were playing with firecrackers when the woodland fire began along the well known Columbia River Gorge Trail. Golfers in the USA state of Washington avoided a hazard by keeping their irons in the fire, being photographed nonchalan...

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  • SC governor considers Saturday evacuations as Hurricane Irma threatens
SC governor considers Saturday evacuations as Hurricane Irma threatens

Acting on a recommendation from the state's Emergency Operations Command in anticipation of Hurricane Irma , Gov. Nathan Deal issued a state of emergency for 30 coastal counties. Gas shortages in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area worsened on Thursday, with sales up to five times the norm. The National Hurricane Center also put Georgia and the Car...

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  • Terror funding case: NIA conducts fresh raids on separatists, traders in Kashmir
Terror funding case: NIA conducts fresh raids on separatists, traders in Kashmir

The office and house of the influential Shia separatist leader Aga Syed Hasan Almosvi Alsafvi in Budgam were raided in the morning. The raids are being conducted also at various locations in Srinagar and frontier district of Kupwara. On Friday a photo journalist from Kashmir was arrested by the National Investigation Agency on the charge that h...

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  • Trump Backs Harvey Aid, Changes Priorities, Breaks With Republicans
Trump Backs Harvey Aid, Changes Priorities, Breaks With Republicans

So at a White House meeting yesterday with congressional leaders from both parties and both branches, Trump opted for a three-month deal to fund government and raise the debt limit and provide $7.9 billion in disaster relief funding. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) called Wednesday "a good day in a generally very partisan town"...

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  • India vs Srilanka T20 Match Preview
India vs Srilanka T20 Match Preview

Runs accrued by Virat Kohli in T20I chases - the most by any batsman. The southpaw was one of the mainstays for India in Tests with 358 runs in 3 matches at an unbelievable average of 89.50, apart from being the man of the series in the Tests.

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  • Dennis Rodman Offers To Fix Trump's Nuclear Conflict With North Korea
Dennis Rodman Offers To Fix Trump's Nuclear Conflict With North Korea

Despite being friends with both leaders, Rodman makes it clear he's not into politics. "I don't love him", Rodman said . During his June trip to North Korea, Rodman delivered a copy of Trump's book, "The Art of the Deal", to Kim. He says the North Korea trips are about being an ambassador for sports. Rodman made it clear he is not defend...

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  • Pope Francis in Colombia, Day 1: President Santos welcomes pope, greets media
Pope Francis in Colombia, Day 1: President Santos welcomes pope, greets media

The pope will not meet FARC leaders or the opposition. Greeted at the airport by President Juan Manuel Santos as attendees waved white handkerchiefs, the Argentine pope hopes his presence will help build bridges in a nation torn apart by bitter feuding over a peace accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

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  • Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX launches a secret Air Force space drone
Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX launches a secret Air Force space drone

This was the X-37B program's first launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle. The main goal today was getting the reusable X-37B - also known as the Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV) - into orbit. The X-37 has hitched previous rides to space on a United Launch Alliance rocket. The first stage has been readied for a second launch after a suc...

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  • Alleged Israeli Strike Destroys Syrian Chemical Weapons Facility
Alleged Israeli Strike Destroys Syrian Chemical Weapons Facility

Since becoming actively involved in the Syrian Civil War in 2015, Russian Federation has worked closely with Iran in support of the regime of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad. "This aggression comes as a desperate attempt to raise the morale of the Daesh ( Islamic State ) terrorist organisation after the overwhelming victories achieved by the ...

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  • Donald Trump Jr. to Meet in Private With Senate Judiciary Committee
Donald Trump Jr. to Meet in Private With Senate Judiciary Committee

Futerfas confirmed the proposed meeting in an email to POLITICO . "I had no way to gauge the reliability, credibility, or accuracy of any of the things he was saying", Trump Jr. Trump Jr. had initially said that the meeting focused on Russian adoptions and that the campaign ultimately did not receive damaging information on Clinton.

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  • Three Arrested After Alexandria Teen Found In Neighboring County
Three Arrested After Alexandria Teen Found In Neighboring County

She is being treated for minor injuries at the Douglas County Hospital and has been reunited with her family . Joshua Holby , 31, also of Carlos and Steven Powers , 20, of Mankato, are being held on probable cause kidnapping , assault and false imprisonment.

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  • Prankster tying red balloons to sewer grates in Pennsylvania
Prankster tying red balloons to sewer grates in Pennsylvania

For some locals, the department's post solved something of a mystery. And when I say inescapable, I mean it! The Pennsylvania State Police also recently warned citizens to be on the lookout for a resurgence in unsanctioned clown activity with the new movie on the way (we'd take ominous red balloons over creepy clowns).

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  • Taxes, energy among top concerns for Trump in North Dakota speech
Taxes, energy among top concerns for Trump in North Dakota speech

Watch live in the video above. Trump will note on Wednesday that the last major tax overhaul, under President Reagan, received bipartisan support in 1986, White House officials said. Behind the scenes, staffers in the House Ways and Means Committee have been fleshing out the bullet points laid out by the White House in its call for a lower corpor...

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  • The Stakes Are High In Sen. Menendez's Corruption Trial
The Stakes Are High In Sen. Menendez's Corruption Trial

A federal judge told a lawyer representing Sen. Prosecutors say Mr. Menendez helped Melgen obtain visas for girlfriends from Brazil, the Dominican Republic and Ukraine. But Menendez's defense attorney Abbe Lowell countered that gift-giving was common in the 25-year friendship between the two men, which he described as evolving from a political ...

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  • Catalan parliament paves way for Spain independence vote
Catalan parliament paves way for Spain independence vote

The leader of the main opposition party in Catalonia, Ciudadanos (Citizens) leader Ines Arrimadas, immediately announced that she would seek parliamentary support for a no-confidence vote against Puigdemont that would force new regional elections.

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  • Oil prices inch lower as demand remains subdued
Oil prices inch lower as demand remains subdued

The impact from Hurricane Harvey will continue to be felt on the oil markets over the coming week due to the widespread disruption caused to the oil industry across Texas Gulf Coast, analysts said. Harvey has passed, but new storms in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean are threatening to dump more rain on the Gulf Coast. Crude oil rose, an...

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