World


Hurricane Irma Closures: Miami-Dade Area

The evacuation zones are based on expected storm surge for various hurricane models, and the county triggers the evacuation when at least 18 inches of sea water is possible. The first wave of evacuations in Miami-Dade began Tuesday, as county workers began contacting about 2,000 people with medical conditions requiring electricity or who otherwise could not weather extended time without power.


Aung San Suu Kyi blames 'terrorists' for Rohingya 'misinformation'

Aung San Suu Kyi blames 'terrorists' for Rohingya 'misinformation'

Violence has been rife in the region, with clashes between Muslim and Buddhist communities. Myanmar yesterday said it is negotiating with China and Russian Federation to ensure they block any UN Security Council censure over the violence that has forced an exodus of almost 150,000 Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh in less than two weeks.


Schumer Vows to Include DREAM Act to Other Bills Until it Passes

Schumer Vows to Include DREAM Act to Other Bills Until it Passes

But it's beginning to get ridiculous for GOP leaders. The meeting was created to discuss legislation to provide relief for Hurricane Harvey , raise or suspend the debt ceiling, and fund the government past the end of September. government debt and avoiding a government shutdown. And many Republican lawmakers who have portrayed themselves as tough on spending fear being criticized from the right for supporting such a measure.


Putin: Trump is not my bride

Putin: Trump is not my bride

In a related development, Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue in a phone call and both reaffirmed the importance of "close coordination at the UN". For all its bluster, the United States knows that military action in North Korea could lead to a nuclear catastrophe. According to the Russian president, he could reduce usa diplomatic staff in Russia by 155 more positions, in addition to the 755 already eliminated.


Putin orders Foreign Ministry to sue USA over seizure of diplomatic property

Putin orders Foreign Ministry to sue USA over seizure of diplomatic property

Putin's public remarks on the deepening diplomatic spat were his first since Washington announced the closure of the Russian Consulate in San Francisco, as well as properties housing trade missions in NY and Washington. Relations between Moscow and Washington are also severely strained over Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 election that put President Donald Trump in office.