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  • Super Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on Philippines
Super Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on Philippines

On Guam, where Mangkhut has passed, residents woke up Tuesday to flooded streets, downed trees and widespread power outages. Thousands are evacuating seaside areas of the northern tip of the main Philippine island of Luzon, where the storm is expected to make landfall early Saturday.

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  • Have proof Rahul used black money, UPA gave Mallya ‘sweet deals’: BJP
Have proof Rahul used black money, UPA gave Mallya ‘sweet deals’: BJP

I met the Finance Minister before I left...repeated my offer to settle with the banks. So, obviously the comments are referring his meeting with Arun Jaitley. On being asked why the government and the banks are still on his case despite his settlement offer, Mallya put the ball in the banks' court. Mallya also said he was not "tipped off" by anyone...

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  • White House says everything is fine, though signs point otherwise
White House says everything is fine, though signs point otherwise

Said Woodward, "Some of the things that Trump did and does jeopardizes the real national security ". " Most significant, however, were the private reactions from House Speaker Ryan and Senate Majority Leader McConnell". "Family members of the 28,000 people there.'" Trump never sent the tweet, because the US got a back-channel message from Nort...

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  • An Active Delta Fire Keeps Interstate 5 at a Standstill
An Active Delta Fire Keeps Interstate 5 at a Standstill

The Carr fire has gone on to ravage 1000 homes and has killed at least seven people, while the Mendocino has been declared the largest in state history, having burnt through nearly 300,000 acres of land. "You can't underestimate the value of our people getting the opportunity to go over there and practice those skills on these large incidents and...

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  • India's Supreme Court Strikes Down Colonial-Era Law on Gay Sex
India's Supreme Court Strikes Down Colonial-Era Law on Gay Sex

Reading down Section 377 IPC, the Constitution Bench said its provision will however continue to govern sexual acts against minors besides acts of bestiality. Another member of Pravritti said that a large number of their members have been involved in the ongoing struggle of decriminalising section 377 . Welcoming the decision, DMK MP Kanim...

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  • Hurricane Florence strengthens as residents warned to prepare
Hurricane Florence strengthens as residents warned to prepare

Meanwhile, in the Pacific, Hurricane Olivia, forecast to weaken to a tropical storm, may hit Hawaii as soon as Tuesday. Tropical Storm Isaac is also strengthening over the eastern tropical Atlantic and is expected to become a hurricane by late Sunday.

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  • Trump spooked Pentagon with almost-sent tweet on N.Korea: Woodward
Trump spooked Pentagon with almost-sent tweet on N.Korea: Woodward

An unnamed senior administration official claims there is a cabal of "resisters" in the White House working overtime to save the president from himself, or maybe just undermining him, depending on whom you believe. "The dilemma - which [the president] does not fully grasp - is that numerous senior officials in his own administration are working...

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  • US police officer walks into wrong apartment, kills man
US police officer walks into wrong apartment, kills man

Dallas police on Saturday identified the off-duty officer who shot a neighbor in his own home as Amber Guyger , who has been with the department for four years. He was killed last week after an officer said she mistakenly entered his home, thinking it was her own. Allison Jean , who has held government posts in St.

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  • Ex-Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos jailed for 14 days
Ex-Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos jailed for 14 days

In addition, they said Papadopoulos did not provide "substantial assistance" and only came clean after he was confronted with his own emails, texts and other evidence. "I know some people will think the sentence is light, some may think that it's heavy". The sentencing judge, U.S. District Judge Randolph Moss, agreed to allow Papadopoulos to surr...

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  • Twin two-year-old girls among five found dead in Perth home
Twin two-year-old girls among five found dead in Perth home

Neighbours watched on as forensic officers and homicide squad detectives descended on their quiet suburban street and started to lock down the home for further investigation. Maria Manfredini, who has lived in the area for more than 30 years, said it was tragic on every level. "Just a normal family, you would never imagine anything like that happ...

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  • India's Supreme Court strikes down law that punished gay sex
India's Supreme Court strikes down law that punished gay sex

That the law must not discriminate is one aspect of equality. The CJI also said: "Section 377 IPC subjects the LGBT community to societal pariah and dereliction and is, therefore, manifestly arbitrary, for it has become an odious weapon for the harassment of the LGBT community by subjecting them to discrimination and unequal treatment".

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  • Ex-Trump campaign aide jailed in Russia probe
Ex-Trump campaign aide jailed in Russia probe

Papadopoulos acknowledged that he had lied to investigators about contacts with a Kremlin-linked professor who informed him in April 2016 that the Russians had "dirt" on Hillary Clinton and "thousands of emails". He later attempted to use his links to the professor and Russian nationals to attempt to set up a meeting between Trump and Russian Pre...

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  • Ventura Woman’s Body Found From Colorado River Boating Accident
Ventura Woman’s Body Found From Colorado River Boating Accident

Foxnews reported nine people injured in the two boat crash, two of them critically, when the recreational boats collided head-on and sank around twilight Saturday between Pirates Cove and Topock Marina near Moabi Regional Park . The crash happened in Moabi Regional Park , a popular water recreation area along the border about 290 miles eas...

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  • Bridge in Kolkata collapses and crushes vehicles casualties feared
Bridge in Kolkata collapses and crushes vehicles casualties feared

A portion of a prominent bridge at Kolkata's Majerhat collapsed at around 5:30 PM today trapping several people underneath. Many vehicles including two- and four-wheelers were also crushed in the incident. West Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi blamed the state government for poor maintenance, and a political blame game started over what le...

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  • Russia Resumes Idlib Air Strikes amid Warnings
Russia Resumes Idlib Air Strikes amid Warnings

The SOHR said the air strikes were in the countryside near Jisr Al Shughour on the western edge of the rebels' northwestern territory. Backed by Russian Federation and Iran , Assad has vowed to defeat the opposition fighters in Idlib if they do not surrender to Syrian government rule.

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  • Sessions’ job is safe until at least November elections — Trump to Bloomberg
Sessions’ job is safe until at least November elections — Trump to Bloomberg

Justice Department lawyers have previously said Rosenstein is aware of the scope and activities of Mueller's investigation. Trump made the comment in an interview with Bloomberg News . Sessions infuriated Trump by recusing himself from the investigation into alleged Trump-Russia ties a year ago which prompted Robert Mueller's appointment as sp...

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  • Typhoon brings heavy rain, powerful winds to western Japan
Typhoon brings heavy rain, powerful winds to western Japan

As the storm approached, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a disaster response meeting and cancelled a trip to Kyushu, the country's southernmost main island. Tomonori Kawaguchi, a 63-year-old company employee who lives in Suita, Osaka Prefecture, who was on his way to his office said he planned to "head home earlier".

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  • Trump criticizes A.G. Sessions for charges against Rep. Collins
Trump criticizes A.G. Sessions for charges against Rep. Collins

Over two tweets , he accused Mr. Sessions of becoming a Democratic tool, apparently over the recent federal indictments of two sitting Republican House members - Reps. Both lawmakers have pleaded not guilty. Senator Jeff Flake, a Republican, said on Twitter the statement was "not the conduct of a President committed to defending and upholding th...

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  • JD.com CEO Richard Liu arrested on sexual misconduct allegations in Minnesota
JD.com CEO Richard Liu arrested on sexual misconduct allegations in Minnesota

Elder declined to provide details about the allegations but said authorities are not overly concerned about Liu leaving the country. A Minneapolis police department spokesperson said over the weekend the investigation was "active" but Liu hadn't been charged.

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