Hurricane Irma's trail of destruction

Hurricane Irma weakens after leaving trail of destruction

Hurricane Irma weakens; officials urge patience for evacuees eager to return home Hurricane Irma finally weakened to just a big storm Monday night after it killed dozens of people, left residents and... Read more »
A photo of Justine Damond from her web site. The Sydney, Australia, native lived with her fiance in the Fulton neighborhood of Minneapolis.

Australian woman killed in shooting by US police in Minneapolis

Australian woman Justine Damond killed in police shooting in Minneapolis, U.S. A 40-year-old Australian woman was fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis in the United States. Her family members said called... Read more »
Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, left, is presented with an honorary Canadian citizenship by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Parliament Hill in Ottawa on April 12, 2017. Photo: Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press

Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai becomes honorary Canadian citizen

Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai became only the sixth person to receive honorary Canadian citizenship Nobel Peace prize laureate Malala Yousafzai says she is “humbled” to become the sixth person to receive... Read more »
Storm Stella

Storm Stella brings blizzards and disruption to US northeast

Snow blanketed the streets, flights canceled, schools closed and traffic became jammed as Storm Stella hits US A powerful winter storm Stella has hit the north-eastern US, prompting flight cancellations, school closures and... Read more »
US President Donald Trump slammed Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull over refugee deal

Trump had tense phone call with Australian PM Turnbull over refugee deal

US President Donald Trump slammed Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull over refugee deal US President Donald Trump has sparked a fresh diplomatic row with ally Australia by branding a refugee deal with the... Read more »
Donald Trump and Malcolm Turnbull

US will take up to 1,250 refugees under Australian deal, says White House

United States will apply ‘extreme vetting’ to up to 1,250 asylum seekers it has agreed to resettle as part of a deal with Australia The US government has said it will resettle... Read more »
A protestor marches in front of riot policeat the inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

Trump becomes 45th President of the United States, promises to protect ‘America first’

Donald Trump is sworn in as president, vows to end ‘American carnage’ Donald Trump has been sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, using his opening address to issue... Read more »
Donald Trump Becomes 45th President of the United States

Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States

Donald Trump’s victory brings to an end 8 years of Democratic Party rule of the White House In a stunning upset that proved the polls, the political analysts, journalists and the data... Read more »
People sift through the ruins and salvage what they can after the passage of Hurricane Matthew that struck on 4 October. Photo: UNICEF

Hurricane Matthew one month on: More than 600,000 children in Haiti still in need of aid

One month after Hurricane Matthew, needs in Haiti remain ‘vast,’ UN reports PORT-AU-PRINCE, (Haiti) – One month after Hurricane Matthew pummeled Haiti, nearly 600,000 children remain in need of humanitarian assistance, stalked... Read more »
Millions of people in the united States have been ordered to evacuated from the storm

Haiti in mourning as Hurricane Matthew kills nearly 1000

The Caribbean island was left in ruins as the storm last night continued to batter the US coast. Survivors of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti are mourning the victims as fears of an... Read more »
Dallas police shooting: 5 officers killed amid Black Lives Matter protest

5 U.S. police officers killed at Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas

Five police officers have died and six others were injured by snipers on Thursday during protests in Dallas that called for justice after the police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota this week.... Read more »
Police direct relatives away from the scene of a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., early Sunday. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

At least 50 dead and 53 injured in Florida nightclub massacre

A state of emergency has been declared across the city of Orlando after deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history in which more than 50 people have been reported dead FLORIDA (United States)... Read more »
Obama says the government will help 387,000 permanently disabled people get their student debt forgiven

Obama to forgive billions in student debt for disabled Americans

Obama says the government will help 387,000 permanently disabled people get their student debt forgiven The Obama administration plans to forgive $7.7 billion in federal student loans held by nearly 400,000 permanently... Read more »
Deputy Mauricio Alonso Toledo Gutierrez speaks before the Mexico City legislature. The legislature voted on March 2 to ask the federal government to ban Donald Trump from entering the country.

Mexican officials pass Proposal to ban Donald Trump from their country

Mexico City’s lawmakers are urging the federal government to take action to ban Donald Trump after they unanimously voted to stop him entering the country. The proposal passed unanimously on Wednesday, according... Read more »
Ammon Bundy, one of the sons of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, speaks during an interview at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, near Burns, Ore. Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian

What if the Oregon Protesters were Black or Muslim?

Oregon incident has quickly led to questions about a double standard, particularly from liberals and the left, who asked: What if the armed men were Muslim or black? By Katie Rogers (NYT) The... Read more »
A Swedish report on global arms sales ranks defense firms from the United States and Western Europe as dominating the industry.

US and Europe dominate global arms sales: SIPRI Report

A Swedish report on global arms sales ranks defence firms from the United States and Western Europe as dominating the industry. STOCKHOLM (Sweden) – Arms manufacturers in North America and Western Europe increased... Read more »
American Muslim raise over $100,000 for California shooting victims

American Muslim raise over $100,000 for California shooting victims

American Muslims groups nationwide have joined forces to raise funds for the families of the victims in the San Bernardino attack. Their efforts have raised $100,000 as of Tuesday. The project, “Muslims... Read more »
5 Fifth-Graders arrested over alleged bomb plot in United States

5 Fifth-Graders arrested over alleged bomb plot in United States

NEW JERSEY (United States) – Five New Jersey 5th graders, ages 10 and 11, were arrested yesterday after teachers discovered their plot to “bomb” another school’s assembly. Police say the young students at... Read more »
guns ammunition gun control firearms Chesterfield County Sheriff's lieutenant David Lee removes rifles from a shipping container as he and other officers sort through thousands of guns found in the home and garage of Brent Nicholson, in Pageland, South Carolina, November 10, 2015. Photo: REUTERS/Jason Miczek

One man’s collection of 5,000 guns shows ease of stockpiling arms in US

The question of how one man amassed such a stockpile of guns arises just as there is renewed American soul-searching over the widespread availability of firearms in the wake of a series... Read more »
The two-week “Talisman Sabre” exercise in the Northern Territory and Queensland involves 30,000 personnel from the US and Australia.

Australia, US kick off massive military exercise in NT and Queensland

United States and Australia started a joint military exercise called ‘Talisman Sabre’ which is set to go on for two weeks in the states of Northern Territory and Queensland. The US and... Read more »

Top 50 highest-rated CEOs in America as judged by their employees

America’s Favorite Bosses In 2015 Glassdoor, the careers website, has just released its third annual Employees’ Choice Awards for the Highest Rated CEOs. The survey is based solely on the input of employees who anonymously and voluntarily... Read more »
Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden is photographed in his office

Beau Biden, son of U.S. vice president, dies at 46

Beau Biden, the former Delaware Attorney General and son of Vice President Joe Biden, has died at 46, the Vice President’s office announced Saturday night. The cause of death was brain cancer.... Read more »

Obama admits responsibility of hostages killed in US drone strike

An American and an Italian held hostage by al Qaeda, as well as two Americans working with the terror group, were inadvertently killed by US drone strikes earlier this year, the government... Read more »

US, Cuba leaders hold first face-to-face talks in over fifty years

PANAMA CITY (AP) — President Barack Obama declared his refusal Saturday to refight the Cold War battles while Cuban President Raul Castro rallied to his defense, absolving Obama of fault for the... Read more »