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Maria Could become a Major Hurricane, Threatens Same Islands Irma Hit

Maria Could become a Major Hurricane, Threatens Same Islands Irma Hit

In fact, while it affects the Leeward Islands, Maria will reach the status of a major Hurricane status. With already destroyed structures and the powerful winds of Maria could hamper efforts even further. Maximum sustained winds are near 130 miles per hour or 215 km/h with higher gusts. "Severe flooding is expected", Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossell said .


Abbasi Admits Kabul Truck Bombers 'Came From Pakistan'

Abbasi Admits Kabul Truck Bombers 'Came From Pakistan'

Extraordinary security arrangements have been put in place in around the UN Headquarters in NY ahead of the high-level session in which US President Donald Trump will deliver his maiden speech at the United Nations on Tuesday. He will also be speaking to representatives of the Council on Foreign Relations and US-Pakistan Business Council. General Electric is keen to invest in locomotives fabrication and health sectors and consider Pakistan a "very important market" for the tech company, a ...


Woman fakes seizure to avoid mugging on California train; suspect's photo released

Woman fakes seizure to avoid mugging on California train; suspect's photo released

She said that she was on the train when a threating note was dropped onto her lap. "If you want to live hand back your wallet + phone NOW + do not turn around and be descreet (sic)", the note, scribbled in red ink, read. One reason Dragland didn't hand over her belongings was because she knew she was catching an global flight later Sunday. Unfortunately for the victim, that man completely failed to notice her pleas for help and got off the train.


Day after 'sinking' threat, North Korea fires second ballistic missile over Japan

Day after 'sinking' threat, North Korea fires second ballistic missile over Japan

She also reiterated China's position that sanctions on North Korea are only effective if paired with talks. The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned the launch of yet another ballistic missile by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and called on the country?s leadership to halt such activities and explore resumption of honest dialogue on denuclearisation.


Hurricane Maria strengthens to Category 4 storm

Hurricane Maria strengthens to Category 4 storm

Maria is now a hurricane, and forecasters at the National Hurricane Center said Sunday it could be near major hurricane intensity when it affects portions of the Virgin Islands and Leeward Islands over the next few days, bringing risky wind, storm surge and rainfall hazards.


Zach Braff Wins 'Most Trenchant Tweet' on

Zach Braff Wins 'Most Trenchant Tweet' on "Evil" Sean Spicer at Emmys

Those weeks saw a shrinking Spicer: He and his colleagues scaled back television coverage of his final White House briefings, and after Sarah Huckabee Sanders was promoted to press secretary in late July, Spicer all but disappeared. Many observers viewed Spicer's inclusion in the ceremony as well as his recent selection for a visiting Harvard fellowship as institutions assisting the former administration official to rehabilitate himself in the public eye.