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25 dead in Malaysia school fire

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Six students and a member of the public were injured in the incident, the report added, citing the Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Department. The blaze broke out in the religious school, Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah, located in a mainly Malay settlement of Datuk Keramat at 5.10am, local time (7.10am AEST), today. Read More »

Sen. Cassidy introduces bill to repeal, replace Obamacare

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Nine other senators attended and most also spoke, including at least four potential 2020 presidential aspirants who nearly seemed to be auditioning. "Today we begin the long and hard struggle to end the worldwide disgrace of the United States, our great nation, being the only major country on Earth not to guarantee health care to all", Sanders declared. Read More »

Iran Signs Deals To Repair Syria's Power Grid, Infrastructure

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The agreements include building a power plant in the coastal province of Latakia with a capacity of 540 megawatts and restoring the main control center for Syria's electricity grid in the capital Damascus, Press TV said . The deal is part of a wider understanding between Tehran and Damascus promising Iranian companies contracts to restore electrical infrastructure in war-torn Syria. Read More »

Hurricane Irma Hammers Florida Keys; Nearly 500000 Lose Power

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Floridians who spent an anxious night huddled indoors were venturing out Monday to survey the damage, which in most cases were not as bad as feared. Mayor Carlos Gimenez expressed relief that the damage wasn't worse. "We've never had that many outages", Silagy said. "We'll wait until the noise is gone and until it's quiet enough for us to come out and it be OK", she told CNN on Sunday. Read More »

Notre Dame-Boston College: Series of Streaks

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Josh Adams has run for 214 yards and two touchdowns for the Irish while Dexter Williams has 124 yards. Now to somewhat his credit, the Notre Dame head man did offer up an apology on Tuesday. 1 Nebraska in 2000. The 5-foot-11, 208-pound senior has rushed for 160 yards (5.5 YPC) and two touchdowns through two games. Sep. The Bulldogs tallied 86 yards on the ground. Read More »

Missing, Pregnant Md. Teacher Found Dead, Suspect Arrested

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At that very moment, however, he was a person of interest, and the family knew it. Detectives asked the family to invite him to speak as part of the investigation. "I don't know where she is". She then texted a picture of the location to her friend. Wallen last contacted her family on September 4 via text message. Read More »

Dems Cheer As More Republicans Decide To Not Seek Re-Election

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Among all USA voters, just 19 percent believe the United States president should continue to rely on congressional Republicans to pass his agenda, a 10 point drop from 29 percent in early April, the poll revealed. They don't like dealing with this issue since many conservatives won't vote to increase the debt limit without spending cuts, and they need Democrats to get it done. Read More »

Marines injured in fiery training accident at Camp Pendleton

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The Marines are being treated at local hospitals, according to Gainey. Despite the fact that the vehicle was inundated on fire, the majority of the Marines could get away. On Aug. 30 , Private First Class Michael P. Giannattasio was found unresponsive during a land navigation training event with the Basic Reconnaissance Course, School of Infantry West, aboard Camp Pendleton . Read More »

State prepares to put condemned OH killer of 2 to death

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The Kentucky court ruling isn't binding on OH courts and the U.S. Supreme Court hasn't recognized Otte's under 21 age argument, the appeals court said. The Ohio Supreme Court [official website] had declined [text, PDF] to hear an appeal regarding the death sentence two hours before the scheduled execution time. Read More »

NKorea rejects United Nations sanctions, says USA will suffer

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According to the statement issued by Peru's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, North Korea has "ignored the constant calls from the global community to fulfill its worldwide obligations, to respect worldwide law and to end its nuclear program in an irreversible and verifiable manner". Read More »

Judge to hear arguments on whether to lock up Pharma Bro

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Shkreli offered his Facebook followers $5,000 to grab a strand of Hillary Clinton's hair during her book tour, prompting the Secret Service to seek an interview with him. Brafman cited the fact that comedian Kathy Griffin was not prosecuted after she posted online a photograph of herself holding what appeared to be the bloody, severed head of Trump. Read More »

Senators Table Paul Amendment to 2018 NDAA

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More Dems back "Medicare for All" bill Paul: Cassidy-Graham health care bill not "going anywhere" MORE (R-Ky.) is threatening to block all amendments to the annual defense policy bill if he does not get a vote on his amendment repealing two war authorizations. Read More »

New Zealand MP Jian Yang denies being a Chinese spy

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In a statement , Yang refuted any allegations that "question my loyalty to New Zealand". But Jang Yang has rejected reports he has been investigated by New Zealand's intelligence service - saying any allegation he is disloyal to his country is defamatory. Read More »

Storm Katia builds in Caribbean as Irma strikes

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On Sept. 8, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said a Hurricane Warning is in effect for Cabo Rojo to Laguna Verde , and a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect from north of Cabo Rojo to Rio Panuco and south of Laguna Verde to Puerto Veracruz . Read More »

Spain Prosecutors Ask Catalan Mayors to Clarify Stance on Referendum

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The Catalonia parliament had approved the law on September 6 along with another decision to endorse the referendum itself. But Catalonia's pro-independence government says it will still go ahead. "I trust they will be left in peace and not be obliged to do what they can not", Catala told RTVE television. A survey at the end of July found that 49.4% of Catalans were against independence and 41.1% supported it. Read More »

Brexit: EU chief Juncker warns United Kingdom 'will regret it'

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With little clarity on how London and Brussels will solve issues such as how much Britain will have to pay to meet the budget commitments it has already made, the effects of Brexit are hard to foresee. It also poses a "major threat" to Britain's place in the Five Eyes intelligence co-operative with Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States - since its Anglosphere partners are reluctant to be over-exposed to the EU's often leaky and unreliable security agencies. Read More »

FHP: I-75 May Be Closed Due To Rising Santa Fe River

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The highway is passable for now but could shut down with little to no notice. As of 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, I-75 remained open. We continue to monitor it 24/7. The small bridge is south of I-10 and north of Gainesville. Eastbound traffic will flow through Jacksonville to I-95 or I-295. They include those along U.S. Read More »

Census Bureau: Poverty, uninsured rates declined in 2016

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It's the second consecutive annual decline for the measure. That means about 1.2 million fewer Texans without health insurance past year, compared to 2013. Another 16.2 percent of Americans bought private individual health plans, which includes Obamacare plans sold on government exchanges. Texas was at the bottom of the list, with 16.6 percent of residents lacking health insurance past year. Read More »

Russell Westbrook Re-Ups With Jordan Brand on Long-Term Deal

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With his stock getting higher after winning the league's biggest individual award, the Jordan Brand took the opportunity to lock up one of the most sought-after stars in today's game. Given the enigmatic superstar's flair for the dramatic-both inside the court and when it comes to fashion-the shoe will be "unlike anything that Jordan Brand has done before". Read More »

Caribbean | 'Worst ever seen': European leaders view Irma-hit islands

Mr. Macron said the government would boost the number of reinforcements of police and soldiers to 3,000 to maintain law and order on the French side of St. In Britain, lawmakers accused the government of failing to take adequate precautions to protect residents of three British territories. Sint Maarten, as it is known in Dutch, is an independent nation within the Kingdom of the Netherlands with a population of around 40,000 people, around the same amount of people living on the French ... Read More »

South Africa agree to Senegal replay

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Only a few months later, Federation Internationale de Football Association banned Lamptey for life on both the national and global stage. "We can not benefit from such and take the points", said SAFA president Danny Jordaan at a press conference on Tuesday morning. Read More »

Michael Flynn's Son A 'Subject' In Federal Russia Investigation

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Four government officials told NBC News that the investigation is looking into Michael Flynn Jr.'s work for his father's lobbying firm, the Flynn Intel Group, which has been under scrutiny for its ties to Russian Federation and Turkey. The letter says that Flynn, a former military officer who served in the Defense intelligence Agency and was Trump's national security adviser for 24 days, violated federal law by withholding foreign contacts he made during a trip to the Middle East. Read More »