Obama declares emergency for flooded Louisiana

Across southern Louisiana, residents scrambled to get to safety as heavy rain in some areas came close to 2 feet over a 48-hour period. While the drenching thunderstorms that led to the flooding have lessened in intensity and largely moved from the... More..

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by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

US Democratic Candidates Release Tax Records; Trump Does Not

The Clintons donated 9.8 percent of their gross income of $10.6 million to charity organizations, according to the return , published on the candidate's Web page. Clinton's strategy is borrowed from President ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

At least 6 dead in Louisiana flooding

Scott resident Will Mitchell said he believes some areas were hit worse due to a lack of proper drainage in some newer subdivisions. "It's another thing to say where is this going to be", Graham said . The s...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Biden: Trump is "thoroughly unqualified" for presidency

USA officials say the State and Justice Departments will give due consideration to the extradition request for Gulen and make any decision based on the evidence presented. Vice President Joe Biden says Donald T...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Zambia's president re-elected in close vote after violence

Hichilema said on Monday that his party was filing a legal case to present evidence of vote-rigging, including pre-marked ballot papers, and also claimed there had been "widespread intimidation" by Patriotic...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Sterling drop after BoE stimulus small

It projected gross domestic product would grow at 0.8 percent in 2017, and 1.8 percent in 2018. "The pound did fall very sharply immediately after the referendum and has since been relatively stable", he said. ...More..

29 people killed in two separate bus accidents in Nepal
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

29 people killed in two separate bus accidents in Nepal

Thirty-eight passengers were injured, Chief District Officer Bal Krishna Panthi told CNN. Nepalese army personnel assist a victim of a bus accident after being airlifted from Birtadeurali in Kavre to Kathm...More..

1 of 2 skydivers killed was first-time jumper
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

1 of 2 skydivers killed was first-time jumper

The group with the 18-year-old man also was jumping Saturday, Dause said. Dause stated that the parachute used in the tandem jump "failed to eject properly". "The only thing it looks like is something may hav...More..

Macedonia Floods Leave at Least 17 Dead
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Macedonia Floods Leave at Least 17 Dead

The Macedonian capital of Skopje has been h. Almost two dozen people were killed and dozens more were injured when torrential rains triggered flash floods in the capital of Macedonia , the Red Cross said...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Putin dismisses powerful chief of staff

I'm satisfied with how you have fulfilled your tasks in your area of duties". In a televised meeting yesterday (Friday), Mr Putin told him: "We have worked for many years together with great success". All are...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Former Premier League Player Dalian Atkinson Dies After Being Tasered by Police

West Mercia officers had been called to the house of Atkinson's father, Ernest, in Telford, Shropshire amid concerns over an individual's safety. A Taser was used on the 48-year-old man and after receiving me...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Shallow 5.3 quake in southern Peru kills at least 4

The toll from Sunday night's quake in the southern Arequipa region might rise after about 50 homes collapsed and roads were cut off, the official told AFP . About 60 percent of the buildings in the village wer...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Cannes bans full-body 'burkini' swimsuits from beaches

Sefen Guez Guez said by telephone the decision was made by a judge without a debate. In an interview published Friday in the Nice-Matin newspaper, Lisnard said the measure could also apply to saris worn by Indi...More..

Dems can win Pennsylvania only 'if they cheat'
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Dems can win Pennsylvania only 'if they cheat'

Trump went on to say that "the only way" he can lose in Pennsylvania is if there is cheating. "We're gonna watch Pennsylvania", Trump said. Trump, who said recently he didn't "know that we need to get out t...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Clinton will release 2015 tax returns within days

Trump said he had no intention of changing his inflammatory approach to presidential politics, pledging in a CNBC interview to "just keep doing the same thing I'm doing right now". Over the last decade, the c...More..

2 wildfires in California send residents fleeing from homes
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

2 wildfires in California send residents fleeing from homes

A wildfire in central California has led to the evacuation of a lake community northeast of Paso Robles. UPDATE 8:40 p.m.: The San Luis Obispo County Office of Emergency Services announced evacuation orders f...More..

House Democrats Briefed on 'Electronic Watergate Break
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

House Democrats Briefed on 'Electronic Watergate Break

A hacker apparently was able to break in and steal information from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC). The call, hosted by DCCC Chairman Ben Ray Luján, comes a day after personal phone ...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Trump goes on tear against media, not Clinton

Mike Pence said Donald Trump was being "serious" when he spoke this week about President Barack Obama being the "founder" of ISIS, saying that the GOP nominee "getting people's attention". Earlier in the day Pe...More..

Michael Phelps to retire after 2016 Olympics
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Michael Phelps to retire after 2016 Olympics

The United States won its 1,000th Olympic gold medal on Saturday when the American women swimmers won the 4x100 meter medley relay at the Rio Games. (He thinks.) As the crowd roared, Phelps moved through the wa...More..

National Guard on alert after Milwaukee killing
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

National Guard on alert after Milwaukee killing

Clarke, who endorsed US presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention last month, has in the past advised residents to arm themselves against criminals. A second suspect who fled fro...More..