Thursday February 22-nd, 2018

All Charleston County schools closing Friday in preparation for Hurricane Irma All Charleston County schools closing Friday in preparation for Hurricane Irma

The governor said he was following a recommendation from Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security officials and county emergency management officials. "It is unfortunate that just as our nation has begun the process to fix the catastrop...

Gov. Cooper declares State of Emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma Gov. Cooper declares State of Emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma

Deal and the State Operation Command Team will hold a news conference Friday morning at 10 a.m.to provide updates on storm preparations. His department is also coordinating the evacuation of patients from hospitals in the coastal areas to oth...

China Offers Support for UN Efforts on N. Korea Nuclear Issue China Offers Support for UN Efforts on N. Korea Nuclear Issue

Putin reiterated his opposition to further sanctions against North Korea, saying that "the problems of the Korean Peninsula can not be resolved with sanctions and pressure alone". The U.S. and South Korea should "immediately stop the deployment proce...

Mark Zuckerberg Hosts Live Facebook Event with Dreamers to Discuss DACA Mark Zuckerberg Hosts Live Facebook Event with Dreamers to Discuss DACA

The Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals order ( DACA ) was put in place in part to ensure minors fleeing wars, strife, gangs and drugs in their Central American countries would not be sent back into a living hell. NY city mayor Bill de Blasio twee...

Kohli, Pandey steer India to T20 win over Sri Lanka Kohli, Pandey steer India to T20 win over Sri Lanka

While India bowlers definitely did incredible task of restricting the Sri Lankan side to just 207 all-out, part of the credit for the win goes to Skipper Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma who both hit quickfire centuries - 219 runs for the second ...

United States military: Casualties confirmed after blast at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan United States military: Casualties confirmed after blast at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan

In a 2004 speech to the American people, bin-Laden spoke of "bleeding America to the point of bankruptcy". In 2013, the USA paradoxically adopted the policy of fight-and-talk simultaneously. Like chronic alcoholism, compulsive American meddling in th...

Hyderabad: Journalists protest noted journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh's brutal murder Hyderabad: Journalists protest noted journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh's brutal murder

It must be mentioned here that Lankesh was shot dead on Tuesday, when she was at the main gate of her home in Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Bengaluru . Meanwhile, a series of protests have unfolded in Karnataka . The statement is signed by Mihir Ranjan...

Eagle Creek Fire threatens Multnomah Falls, fire crosses into Washington state Eagle Creek Fire threatens Multnomah Falls, fire crosses into Washington state

BNSF Railway trains on the Washington side of the Columbia River briefly shut down Tuesday morning. How bad is the fire getting in Oregon? Wildfires in the Northwest continue to grow across four states, with one Montana wildfire over 100,00...

Trump and Turnbull set to discuss North Korea Trump and Turnbull set to discuss North Korea

Xiamen (China), Sep 5 (IANS) The Russian president on Tuesday warned that ramping up military hysteria with North Korea over its nuclear missile test could lead to a global catastrophe and instead advocated for renewed diplomatic efforts, a move that...

Trump Rescinds DACA Program Protecting Young Immigrants Trump Rescinds DACA Program Protecting Young Immigrants

Trump allies like Attorney General Jeff Sessions urged him to end DACA , arguing it will be hard to defend in court. Immigration advocate Erika Lucas said this could negatively impact the workforce. Hernandez also works two jobs to support he...

Huntsville woman weighs in on move to end DACA Huntsville woman weighs in on move to end DACA

The protest was organized by the left-leaning group Indivisible Anchorage, which is part of a network of groups that popped up to oppose President Trump's agenda. New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas announced Tuesday he's working with fe...

Harvey aid, debt top Congress' daunting to-do list Harvey aid, debt top Congress' daunting to-do list

In an interview with a Milwaukee TV station that aired Sunday, House Speaker Paul Ryan did not address whether the two issues would be tied together, only expressing confidence that Congress will "step up" to fund disaster recovery efforts in Texas.

Gov. Abbott commends neighborly actions during Hurricane Harvey Gov. Abbott commends neighborly actions during Hurricane Harvey

Despite that fact, Scott Pruitt, President Trump's head of the Environmental Protection Agency, says that it is "misplaced" to talk about Harvey and climate change. "Without raising the debt limit, I'm not confident we will get the money we need ...

Attorney general offers tips on avoiding Hurricane Harvey donation scams Attorney general offers tips on avoiding Hurricane Harvey donation scams

The problem, however, is that phishers and scammers are getting creative with the fake fundraisers, to the point where people can be easily fooled into thinking they are donating to a legit charitable organization. Every one of them would welcome...

Second police officer on paid leave over Utah nurse's arrest Second police officer on paid leave over Utah nurse's arrest

Wubbels was in the officer's patrol vehicle for 20 minutes before she was released. "Immediate steps were taken within 12 hours", Brown said. "I feel angry. He is among a group of officers who are certified phlebotomists, called upon regularly when a...

Trump Says 'Talking Not the Answer' on North Korea, Mattis Disagrees Trump Says 'Talking Not the Answer' on North Korea, Mattis Disagrees

Considering its range, the Hwasong-14 missiles could potentially reach the continental U.S. "They [North Korea] have conducted two launches of ICBMs [intercontinental ballistic missiles]". On Wednesday, Mr Trump declared "talking is not the answ...

North Korea confirms it successfully tested Hydrogen bomb North Korea confirms it successfully tested Hydrogen bomb

The China Earthquake Administration reported that a 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck at 11:30am. This would make it the North's most powerful nuclear test to date. What has been the reaction internationally? Experts said North Korea may have ...

North Korea Is Closing In On A Sixth Nuclear Test North Korea Is Closing In On A Sixth Nuclear Test

North Korea now seems more determined to lob a missile at Guam, which it views as the "advanced base of invasion" by US forces. New United Nations sanctions prepared. Tuesday's events killed such optimism. In a statement, US Pacific Command said th...

Louisiana's Dem Governor Praises Federal Gov's Response To Hurricane Harvey Louisiana's Dem Governor Praises Federal Gov's Response To Hurricane Harvey

The flash flooding set to occur in parts of Louisiana - specifically the New Orleans metro area - evokes memories of Katrina for many, a hurricane that claimed the lives of 1,833 USA citizens from Louisiana , Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, and Geo...

North Korea missile did not threaten US: Pentagon North Korea missile did not threaten US: Pentagon

The UN Security Council , which issued the statement after closed-door talks at its headquarters, said the North's actions "are not just a threat to the region, but to all UN member states". It said this was a "curtain-raiser" for the North's "resol...

U.S. defense chief rebuffs claims he contradicted Trump on North Korea U.S. defense chief rebuffs claims he contradicted Trump on North Korea

South Koreans Vice Defense Minister Suh Choo-suk told lawmakers on Thursday that North Korea might have fired the missile at about half its maximum range. "It may be that this is a natural next step, to do something different", said Thomas Karako, ...

President Trump Is Donating $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief

The news came as Sanders announced Trump's plans to return to Texas and Louisiana to see more storm-damaged locations, though she said specific locations had not been finalized. President Donald Trump officially submitted a request to Congress f...

Local drivers seeing spike in gas prices from Hurricane Harvey Local drivers seeing spike in gas prices from Hurricane Harvey

There's 230 million barrels of refined gasoline in the US inventory, Sitton said. In downtown Dallas , some stations charged well over $3 for a regular gallon of gas Thursday, and one downtown Shell station charged $3.97, the Associated Press repo...

Ram Rahim acted like a wild beast: Judge in order Ram Rahim acted like a wild beast: Judge in order

The jail term will run consecutively and not simultaneously. During the arguments, the prosecution sought a life sentence for the spiritual guru, but his defence lawyers pleaded for a lighter sentence. After his meeting with Shah, the Haryana CM ...

Trump Tries to Make Tax Cuts for Rich People Sound Populist

The president received his worst job ratings on race relations (33% to 61%), healthcare (34% to 60%), Russian Federation (35% to 56%), the environment (36% to 56%), taxes (37% to 45%), North Korea (43% to 50%) and immigration (43% to 54%).

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