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World News 20,000 pallets of bottled water left untouched in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico
Author: 0 20,000 pallets of bottled water left untouched in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico

He also said he was still waiting for Trump to respond to a petition to help Puerto Rico complete work on emergency housing restoration programs and debris removal. He called Maria "the worst natural disaster in our modern history" and said many people are still struggling. According to CBS News correspondent David Begnaud, the water bottles were provided by the U.S.

World News Turkey Is Responsible for Separating out Islamists in Syria, Russian Envoy Says
Author: 0 Turkey Is Responsible for Separating out Islamists in Syria, Russian Envoy Says

Should an attack take place, Pentagon planners have drawn up a list of possible USA military responses. On Monday, Bolton called that statement "one of the most outrageous claims that I can think of" in the history of propaganda. Afrin's main hospital, a market and homes were hit, it said. The third target was the Barzah Research Center, a military facility located near Damascus that conducted research, development, production and testing of chemical and biological warfare technology.

World News Pope To Meet With U.S. Church Leaders Over Clergy Sex Abuse
Author: 0 Pope To Meet With U.S. Church Leaders Over Clergy Sex Abuse

He eventually admitted to " grave errors in judgment " and moved to punish guilty bishops and remake the Chilean episcopacy, which he accused of helping to fuel a "culture of cover-up". The U.S. isn't alone in digging into its past. Wuerl's name also appeared in a recent bombshell report by the former papal nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, regarding Cardinal Theodore McCarrick-Wuerl's predecessor in Washington, DC-and his serial homosexual abuse of seminarians ...

Author: 0 Donald Trump to order sanctions against countries that interfere in USA elections

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said, "We have seen signsnot just Russian Federation, but from China, from - capabilities potentially from Iran and even North Korea ". Bolton noted that the scope of the order included not just attacks on election infrastructure but also "the distribution of propaganda" meant to impact the electoral process.

Author: 0 Trump attacked for calling Hurricane Maria response an 'incredible success'

While the federal response to storms in Texas and Florida past year was "A-plus", Trump said, "the best job we did was Puerto Rico, but no one would understand that". Mr. Trump also appeared to place blame for any failings in response to the storm on San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto. The governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rossello, seized on Trump's use of the word "successful" and said in a statement issued later Tuesday: "No relationship between a colony and the federal government can ...

Author: 0 Erdogan urges Russia, Iran to stop 'disaster' in Syria's Idlib

Kalın also stated that "there is no panic in the Turkish economy" and "ostensible turbulence will be over soon". The Assad regime has moved armed helicopters closer to Idlib in recent weeks, according to two defense officials. State news agency SANA reported heavy clashes with Daesh in the area, adding that regime aircraft and artillery "targeted hideouts and positions" held by the group.

World News Cardinal Wuerl to discuss possible resignation with Pope Francis
Author: 0 Cardinal Wuerl to discuss possible resignation with Pope Francis

The Council of Cardinals, jocularly referred to as the C9 by Vatican News , was established by Pope Francis a month after his election to advise him in the governance of the Catholic Church and in the reformation of the Curia. The former papal ambassador to Washington claimed he was told Francis knew about sanctions placed on McCarrick by Benedict XVI in 2009 or 2010. In July, Francis ordered McCarrick, 88, to observe a lifetime of penance and prayer pending the outcome of a canonical trial ...

World News Papadopoulos: Trump campaign officials 'fully aware' of Putin meeting efforts
Author: 0 Papadopoulos: Trump campaign officials 'fully aware' of Putin meeting efforts

During the campaign, Papadopoulos met with Professor Joseph Mifsud in London, who introduced him to a woman named Olga who had told Papadopoulos she was a niece of Vladimir Putin . However, during his Tuesday appearance on The View , Papadopoulos argued the campaign was aware of his efforts, leading one of the show's co-hosts to ask whether he'd been played.

World News Elizabeth Smart kidnapper Wanda Barzee to be released from prison
Author: 0 Elizabeth Smart kidnapper Wanda Barzee to be released from prison

Wanda Barzee is an accomplice in the 2002 kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart . A woman who helped her husband kidnap teen Elizabeth Smart from her Utah bedroom in 2002 will be released from prison next week. Elizabeth Smart , 30, is condemning the more lenient prison release date of her kidnapper and captor, Wanda Barzee . She announced on Instagram that she is expecting her third child in November.

World News Telangana Bus Accident: 52 Pilgrims dead
Author: 0 Telangana Bus Accident: 52 Pilgrims dead

Telangana finance minister Etela Rajender told media that the bus was packed beyond capacity with 88 passengers. The bus was carrying more than 90 passengers. The dead bodies are being recovered and the injured are being taken to local hospitals. "The incident happened between 11.45 am and noon", PTI quoted District Collector A Sharat as saying.

World News Russian Federation prepares for biggest war games in its history
Author: 0 Russian Federation prepares for biggest war games in its history

He said the drills are the largest since 1981, when the USSR was still in a Cold War with the United States. Hundreds of thousands Russian troops swept across Siberia on Tuesday in the nation's largest ever war games also joined by China - a powerful show of burgeoning military ties between Moscow and Beijing amid their tensions with the U.S.

Author: 0 President Trump 'cancels' November trip to Ireland

The stopover was on his way home from Armistice Day commemorations in France on November 11. The Irish Independent reported that the president's entire European itinerary was under review, with the Irish part of it expected to be cancelled.

World News At 9/11 Commemoration, Trump Praises 'Heroes Of Flight 93'
Author: 0 At 9/11 Commemoration, Trump Praises 'Heroes Of Flight 93'

Trump, a NY native making his first visit as president to the Shanksville site, will focus on honoring the many lives that were lost that day. "America's future is not written by our enemies". Flight 93 was heading to San Francisco from Newark, New Jersey, when passengers stormed the plane's cockpit and sought to take control from the hijackers, crashing in a field and preventing what was thought to be another planned target in Washington.

Author: 0 White House says everything is fine, though signs point otherwise

After all, Colbert manages to work in plenty of Woodward's bona fides during the interview, including how many books he's written ( Fear is number 19), his Pulitzers (two), and how many presidents he's covered (nine). "I think that's a shame". "They're not really a friend", despite the United States dollars 1.3 billion a year in aid the USA gave them, Trump is quoted as saying by the author.

World News S.Africa 'close to war zone' with 57 murders a day: minister
Author: 0 S.Africa 'close to war zone' with 57 murders a day: minister

Serious crimes are divided into contact crimes (murder, sexual and common assault, robbery), contact-related crimes (arson and malicious damage to property), and property related crimes (burglary and theft). Nyanga, in the Western Cape, remained the murder capital of the country, with an increase in murders of 9.6%. The murder of women and children has also increased.

Author: 0 Sanders Confirms DOJ Looking Into NYT Op-Ed

But " Late Show " host Stephen Colbert told Woodward on Monday that the most explosive of all may be on the very last page of Fear: Trump in the White House . "I'll take the personal top rate to 44 percent if I can get the corporate rate to 15 percent", Trump said, according to Woodward. "The idea that the Secretary of Defense has to tell the president that all of these actions are created to prevent the ultimate catastrophe", Woodward said.

World News Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom Nawaz dies in London
Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom Nawaz dies in London

Up until her husband's ouster past year, Kulsoom Sharif had never been a politician, but she memorably led protests after the 1999 military coup that ended a previous Sharif administration. She is survived by her husband and their four children. She was diagnosed with lymphoma past year, barely a month after Nawaz Sharif was removed from office by the Pakistan Supreme Court, which ordered him to face trial in an anti-corruption court.

Author: 0 Isaac becomes 3rd hurricane sweeping through Atlantic

Since reliable record-keeping began more than 150 years ago, North Carolina has only been hit by one Category 4 hurricane: Hazel, with 130 miles per hour winds in 1954. National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham warned that Florence was forecast to slow down significantly and linger over the Carolinas once it reaches shore, dropping heavy rainfall as far as West Virginia.

World News Woman Kills Husband In Walmart Parking In Presence Of 3 Children
Author: 0 Woman Kills Husband In Walmart Parking In Presence Of 3 Children

Medics attempted to resuscitate 30-year-old Thomas Couttee Jr., who police say was shot once in the chest by his wife Kayla Giles following a child custody exchange, but he died on the scene. "The victim was identified as Coutee's husband, whom she was meeting to exchange custody", police said. Coutee reportedly claimed the man was addicted to drugs and was concerned about having him around the children.

World News How Brett Kavanaugh will collide with a changing America
Author: 0 How Brett Kavanaugh will collide with a changing America

As Politifact pointed out , that clip of Kavanaugh is deceptively edited and taken out of context. "If in fact (Kavanaugh) was not truthful, then obviously that would be a major problem for me", Collins told her local paper. "I am not sure that all legal scholars refer to Roe as the settled law of the land at the Supreme court level since Court can always overrule its precedent, and three current Justices on the Court would do so", Kavanaugh said in the email from his time as a ...

World News Tragedy as plane crashes into river, kills six
Author: 0 Tragedy as plane crashes into river, kills six

Three people survived the crash and two were still missing. The plane was ferrying passengers from Juba International airport to the city of Yirol of which 3 of the passengers were internationals, a Ugandan and an Ethiopian who also died.

World News US threatens to arrest ICC judges who probe war crimes
Author: 0 US threatens to arrest ICC judges who probe war crimes

In a 2017 address to the United Nations General Assembly, PA President Mahmoud Abbas seemed to violate USA law, saying, "We have also called on the International Criminal Court, as is our right, to open an investigation and to prosecute Israeli officials" over Israeli settlement activity, he said .

World News Egypt court sends 75 to death, 47 to life over 2013 sit
Author: 0 Egypt court sends 75 to death, 47 to life over 2013 sit

He was awarded the Press Freedom Prize by the United Nations cultural agency UNESCO in April. Egypt requires that courts refer death sentences to the Grand Mufti to give a no-binding opinion to make sure the penalty is in line with the Islamic Sharia.

World News Google Obeys Russia's Demand to Remove Putin Critic's YouTube Ads - Hit & Run
Author: 0 Google Obeys Russia's Demand to Remove Putin Critic's YouTube Ads - Hit & Run

The OVD-Info group said 1,018 people were detained , with the highest number of detainees being in Russia's second-largest city, St. Petersburg, at more than 450. Russia's ruling United Russia Party suffered a rare setback in regional elections despite winning most of the seats, a reversal its leaders and election chiefs blamed on unpopular plans to raise the pension age.

World News United States met Venezuelan coup plotters
Author: 0 United States met Venezuelan coup plotters

The U.S. held at least three meetings with Venezuelan military officers before deciding not to help them overthrow President Nicolas Maduro , the New York Times reported on Saturday, citing unidentified U.S. A day earlier Arreza also directly addressed the report and slammed the US for meeting with coup plotters against Maduro. Officials say the White House ultimately declined to back the coup plotters, and the coup never took place.

World News Mike Pence: I'll Take a Polygraph Test 'in a Heartbeat'
Author: 0 Mike Pence: I'll Take a Polygraph Test 'in a Heartbeat'

Pence also attacked the author of the op-ed and the New York Times: "I think the author of the anonymous editorial , and frankly the New York Times , should be ashamed". After the publication of the op-ed earlier this week, Trump questioned whether the New York Times was guilty of treason and called for the paper to turn the source over to the White House.

Author: 0 Evacuations in North Carolina as hurricane Florence roars closer

The images are hard to forget". North Carolina officials started getting bulldozers and chain saws ready. Tropical storms generate winds between 39 and 73 miles per hour, just below hurricane force. Hazel was responsible for 95 deaths and $281 million in damage in the United States, 100 deaths and $100 million in damage in Canada and an estimated 400 to 1,000 deaths in Haiti, the hurricane center said .

World News Regime, Russian air raids resume on Syria's Idlib
Author: 0 Regime, Russian air raids resume on Syria's Idlib

An Assad regime helicopter on Saturday dropped a barrel bomb on a hospital in Has village in Idlib rendering it useless. In Syria, a war monitor and rescue workers reported that government bombardment of rebel-held areas in Syria's northwest has resulted in more casualties.