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Trump, Ryan clear the way for gov't cash to Puerto Rico


Trump took to Twitter early today to fire back at the mayor of San Juan , the island's largest city. Then he added: "I can tell you this: We have done an incredible job considering there is absolutely nothing to work with". The Federal Emergency Management Agency told ABC News that any aid it has delivered to Puerto Rico has been immediately distributed. "This is a "people are dying" story", she said in disbelief . Read More »

Thousands taking part in March for Choice rally


The march was significant given recent confirmation that there will be a referendum on abortion next year, meaning the government will be revisiting the strict laws now in place. READ ALSO ABORTIONS: such as Ireland, which countries of the European Union, limiting abortion? "We can't support exceptions and only a hundred people allowed to get access to abortion". Read More »

Everton manager Ronald Koeman admits he is running out of excuses


The match will be shown live on Sky Sports Premier League from 13:30 and Sky Sports Main Event from 14:15. And Niasse, playing up front with Dominic Calvert-Lewin, got busy early on in the game as they looked to set about Burnley . The Ireland worldwide is expected to spend time with the Everton Under-23 side as he continues his rehabilitation, where he is expected to get the game time to make himself fit and available for selection. Read More »

Tillerson Says US Is Communicating Directly With North Korea


His comments come a day after Mr Tillerson revealed that U.S. officials had some communication channels open with Pyongyang, despite the escalating war of words between the leaders of both countries. On Thursday, Beijing ordered North Korean-owned businesses and ventures with Chinese partners to close by early January, days after it said it would cut off gas and limit shipments of refined petroleum products, effective Jan. Read More »

Trump plans trip to Asia amid North Korea crisis


The White House says the president will also take part in the summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations-ASEAN. It will be Trump's first visit to the region as president, and it comes as North Korea moves closer to its goal of having a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike the US. Read More »

Crisis in Puerto Rico


Trump, in a tweet earlier this week, first linked the expense of the recovery effort with Puerto Rico's inability to repay more than $70 billion in debt owed to Wall Street. He has appeared to have a go at the Puerto Rican people who are still grappling with food, water and fuel shortages - not to mention damage to or loss of their homes. Read More »

Hurricane Lee gradually strengthening while moving westward


Lee is a category two status storm and Maria is a category one. Tropical Storm Maria is now moving east into the Atlantic at 31 miles per hour. Winds will peak across northwest Scotland during the early hours on Monday morning with gusts of up to 70mph possible in exposed locations. Read More »

Two women killed in knife attack at Marseille train station in France


The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to discuss an ongoing investigation. France has been in a state of emergency following a spate of attacks by Islamist militants over the past two years, including attacks in Paris in November 2015 which killed 130 people. Read More »

Tillerson says U.S. in contact with N. Korea over possible nuclear talks


Tillerson said the US was probing North Korea's willingness to talk, and called for a calming of the situation on the Korean Peninsula, adding it was incumbent on the North to halt the missile launches. "China and Russian Federation hold the latter view", China's state-run Global Times newspaper said in an editorial. Earlier on Saturday, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters the US had been sending out feelers to see if North Korea was interested in dialogue. Read More »

North Korea: Millions sign up for military to fight against US

State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a statement. "We are probing. We have lines of communication with Pyongyang", AFP quoted the USA diplomat as saying. - North Korean relations. Top DPRK leader Kim Jong Un issued a rare statement in response to the Trump's UN speech, warning Washington of the highest-level hardline countermeasure in history. Read More »

Tom Cruise turns the other cheek on fake bum rap


Well there you have it. Tom Cruise does his own mooning prosthetic-free. "So let it be known - I do my own mooning!" If that's his real ass, then sign me up! Twitter butt expert @ iluvbutts247 isn't buying it. Asses are in. Cruise, whose very real backside appears in " American Made ", a true crime thriller now in theaters, insists that he did not enlist the help of a butt double in the movie. Read More »

Powerful Earthquake Rattles Mexico; At Least 216 Dead


Pena Nieto had earlier reported 22 bodies found and said 30 children and eight adults were reported missing. At least 225 people were killed by the shallow, 7.1 magnitude quake that caused devastation in the capital Mexico City . Rescuers are continuing to search for survivors with footage from the capital Mexico City showing volunteers joining the effort . Miguel Ángel Mancera, mayor of Mexico city said that 52 people had been pulled alive from the rubble so far. Read More »

United States military aircraft crash in Syria injures two


The aircraft was completely destroyed. The persons suffered non-life threatening injuries and were sent to a hospital where they were evaluated and later released, the coalition added. US troops operate at several other locations to the north and south of the river where they train Syrian fighters. It is also at least the third major crash involving an Osprey in 2017. Read More »

Trump to Visit Asia in November

At the same time, Trump's national security team is conducting a broad review of USA strategy toward China in search of ways to counter Chinese trade practices and open up market access, a senior administration official said. Trump has called Kim "Little Rocket Man" and threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea should it attack the United States or its allies. 'The President's engagements will strengthen the global resolve to confront the North Korean threat and ensure the complete, ... Read More »

Italy orders North Korea ambassador home over missiles


Italy has ordered North Korea's incoming new ambassador to leave the country in a protest over Kim Jong-Un's missile launches and nuclear tests . A particular area of concern for many is the advancement of nuclear weapons and the escalation of threats between North Korea and the United States. Read More »

Obdurate Mominul leads Bangladesh fightback against South Africa


Hashim Amla and Bavuma managed three fours between them in the first few overs before the former fell to Mustafizur Rahman for 28, edging a wide delivery to 'keeper Liton Das. But he lifted his tempo as he and Du Plessis mixed boundaries with good running between the wickets. Their spirited showing was built around the batting of Mominul Haque (77 off 150 balls, 12 fours) and Mahmudullah (66 off 124 balls, 11 fours and a six) who were largely responsible for the four successive half-century ... Read More »

Trump to skip India in Asia tour, but could meet Modi


It will be Mr Trump's first visit to the region as president and comes as Kim Jong-un moves closer to his goal of having a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike the US. In his early days in White House, President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal had raised questions about Washington's commitment to the region. Read More »

Police stabbing, car-ramming in Canada being investigated as terrorism


The suspect then fled the scene on foot and managed to escape police. The public has been warned to avoid the area. Then, just before midnight, a UHaul was pulled over at a Checkstop on Wayne Gretzky Drive and 112 Avenue - an officer checking the driver's licence recognized the name, and the UHaul fled the scene. Read More »

Donald Trump Announces Big Presidential Trip to Asia


The North Korean nuclear crisis will dominate the agenda of US President Donald Trump's six-stop Asia trip in early November as Japan and South Korea's top officials anticipate further possible provocations from North Korea on October 10 and October 18. Read More »

Brexit tensions threaten to overshadow Tory conference


UK Statistics Authority boss David Norgrove strongly criticised the foreign secretary for repeating the dubious claim that Britain would be able to spend an extra £ 350 million a week on the NHS once it had left the European Union, . Mr Johnson said: "The crucial thing I want to get over to Sun readers about Brexit is that it is going to be great and we need to believe in ourselves and believe we can do it". Read More »

John McCain's Daughter Tweets In Anguish After Trump 'Physically Mocks' Senator


John McCain , who started receiving treatment for brain cancer last month, can not lift his arms above his shoulders because of injuries sustained while he was a prisoner during the Vietnam War, USA Today noted. Trump said Wednesday. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., who was recently treated for a urological issue. 'We will have the votes for Healthcare but not for the reconciliation deadline of Friday, after which we need 60. Read More »

COAS off to Kabul to meet President Ashraf Ghani, others

Last week, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said Pakistan can not take responsibility for peace and security in Afghanistan, adding that effective border management with Afghanistan is imperative to stop infiltration of terrorists. However, Khwaja did not identify the NSA or the terrorist who was to be swapped. India has rubbished Pakistan's claim on receiving a proposal to swap Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav for a terrorist, citing that it was another addition to Islamabad's "imaginary ... Read More »