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Mnuchin says hurricane relief aid should be tied to raising debt limit

And to do that, we need to make sure we raise the debt limit". Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is calling on Congress to combine a $7.9 billion disast...


US, South Korea agree to boost Seoul's defenses amid North Korea threat

Last week, North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un ordered the production of more rocket warheads and engines, shortly after the United States suggested that its threa...


US Space Champ Whitson Returns To Earth With Fellow Astronaut, Cosmonaut

Eastern Time, landing in Kazakhstan at 9:22 p.m. (7:22 a.m. September 3, local time). Yurchikhin and Fischer joined Whitson in April. Soyuz MS-04 was the 50th...


WWII bomb causes two cities to be evacuated

More than 80,000 people in two German cities were ordered to leave their homes as authorities prepared to dispose of two World War II-era bombs found during con...


Gas prices spike in London to $131.9/L

Dan McTeague, senior gas analyst at GasBuddy.com, calls it "the Hurricane Harvey Effect" as the storm has a major pipeline and 16 refineries in the United State...


Tamil Nadu girl, who filed case against Neet, ends life

The girl left a note but did not mention her teacher by name, police said. He also blamed the State and Central Governments for Anitha's suicide . The young vi...


Dollar up in Asia after China manufacturing aids sentiment

The closely-watched Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing purchasing managers' index ( PMI ) showed a reading of 56.9 last month, up from 55.3 in July and above econom...


Merkel Says Sanctions To Be Lifted Once Ceasefire In Donbass Implemented

Despite much-voiced criticism, Merkel's party's support now stands at 37 percent according to the latest poll by the INSA Institute released Tuesday, Reuters...


US GDP Second Quarter Growth Revised Up to 3 Percent

Citing the strengthening economy , the central bank raised its rate in July for the first time in seven years - to 0.75 per cent from 0.5 per cent. The budge...


USA disrupts evacuation of IS militants in Syria

He did not know if the evacuation convoy, which contains buses of fighters and their family members, as well as ambulances carrying wounded fighters, was now in...


Trump says Missouri Sen. McCaskill should back tax cuts or lose re-election

The White House official said Tuesday that the tax code legislation will be an "unified proposal" between the administration and GOP House and Senate leaders ...


Christian child forced into Muslim foster care in London

Placement into foster care is undoubtedly traumatic for any child. When contacted by The Times , Tower Hamlets refused to explain why it had chosen to place ...


Mexico Reiterates Refusal to Pay for Trump's Wall

It said the crime is a "shared problem" for both countries and is caused in part by US' demand for Mexican narcotics. He promised not just a wall but also that ...


Body found of 22-year-old woman who was 8 months pregnant

She and her boyfriend were arrested on kidnapping conspiracy charges after a newborn, said to be Greywind's, was found in the apartment. The neighbour of a ...


Houston police officer reportedly drowns in Harvey floodwaters

Update 4:50 p.m. August 28: The Harris County Sheriff's Office said on Monday afternoon that it was not immediately able to confirm a report that a family of...


German nurse may have murdered at least 90 patients

In February 2015, Hoegel was sentenced to life in prison on charges of killing two patients. "The findings continue to breach any imagination", Oldenburg po...


China condemns unilateral United States sanctions against Venezuela

The U.S. Treasury Secretary Seven Mnuchin said Trump's order was focused on new securities by making it illegal for U.S. financial institutions to trade new bon...


Black-Clad Antifa Attack Peaceful Berkeley Rally, Ignite Furor on Social Media

Berkeley police have attempted to control the crowds and avoid violence by cordoning off Martin Luther King Jr. At least five people were attacked during t...


North Korea Sends Serious Threat To Britain And Australia

Japan has previously deployed missile interceptors after North Korea threatened to fire projectiles over Japan toward the US territory of Guam. The projectile...


Photo shows Texas nursing home residents submerged, lounging in water

Kim McIntosh lives in Florida, but told CNN that her mother, who owns the nursing home just southeast of Houston, took the photo. A Twitter photo posted on Su...


Tillerson: Trump 'Speaks For Himself'

In response, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination took the unusual step to call out the USA for its "failure at the high...


Close Bannon ally and fiery Trump spokesman quits

He also strongly refuted the allegation of former White House official Sebastian Gorka on the absence of word "radical Islamic terrorism" in Trump's Afghan po...


Daesh asks Hizbollah, Syrian army for withdrawal from Syria-Lebanon border

According to military bodies, the military previously rejected a proposal by the Daesh extremists to leave for the northern province of Raqqa and told them to i...


Dozens killed in fresh Saudi-led airstrike on Yemen's capital

Witnesses said two buildings in the south of the city, which is controlled by Houthi rebels, had been destroyed. The planes, thought to be from the Saudi-led ...


Several players suspended for Tigers, Yankees brawl; Cabrera suspended 7 games

A bit later in the brawl, we saw Yankees star young catcher Gary Sanchez throw multiple punches in the direction of Tigers players. This time, Detroit's...


Straight As for 96 Altrincham Grammar School for Girls students

Students at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls rose to the challenge of the new GSCEs, achieving a collection of outstanding results. Local high achievers in...


Ram Rahim Singh rape trial: CRPF, RAF to be deployed during hearing

Mobile and Internet services were suspended in Punjab, Haryana and Union Territory Chandigarh ahead of CBI court's verdict in a molestation case against D...


Groups make last-minute push to save national monument areas

Back in April, President Donald Trump called for a review of national monuments designated or expanded since 1996, and the results of the review are expected...


China says new United States sanctions 'won't help' cooperation on North Korea

Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters Wednesday that China opposes unilateral sanctions and "the long-arm jurisdiction taken" by th...


Missouri Lt. Gov. Warns State Senator

Chappelle-Nadal refused to do so, sending a Twitter message with a photo of a man flashing an ISIS terrorist group hand sign while posing for a photo with her...