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|Trump Threatens To ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea In ‘America First’ Speech At United Nations
President Donald Trump forcefully defended the United States and condemned North Korea and Iran in his first speech before the United Nations General Assembly, while trying to strike a cordial tone on the international alliances he had previously criticized.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 10:59 AM
|More Than 140 People Arrested in St. Louis Protests
Protests became violent in St. Louis after a white police officer was acquitted in the 2011 shooting death of a black man, but residents say the city they know is a place where people help, not hurt each other.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 11:40 AM
|Grandfather hands stranger's toddler $20 bill in Target for most tragic reason
A mother shopping with her young son in Target was caught off guard when an elderly man gave the toddler a $20 bill -- but when he explained himself, she was reduced to tears.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 3:30 PM
|Immigration Activists Protest Pelosi Over Trump Deal: 'We Are Not Your Bargaining Chip'
A group of young undocumented immigrants interrupted an event hosted by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)
POSTED SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 3:37 PM
|'Fixer Upper' stars Chip and Joanna Gaines spark backlash over new Target line
Chip and Joanna Gaines have found themselves embroiled in scandal over their new Target line.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 10:09 AM
|Convicted church killer wants to fire Jewish, Indian lawyers
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A white supremacist who was sentenced to death in the 2015 massacre of nine black worshippers has told a federal appeals court he wants to fire his appellate attorneys because one of them is Jewish and the other is Indian-American.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 9:01 PM
|First Images of London Bomb Suspect Emerge
Police arrested the suspect, the second to be probed under counter-terror laws over Friday's bomb, in west London on Saturday.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 5:10 AM
|That Climate 'Scandal' Rep. Lamar Smith Promoted Was, Indeed, Fake News
WASHINGTON — Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), an early and loyal supporter of President Donald Trump, likes to make noise about the liberal media’s coverage of climate change, often dismissing it as “fake news.”
POSTED SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 4:41 PM
|Sir Richard Branson calls for 'Marshall Plan' for British Virgin Islands in wake of hurricanes Maria and Irma
Sir Richard Branson has called for a "Marshall Plan" to rebuild the British Virgin Islands in the wake of the devastation of Hurricane Irma and fears of further damage by Hurricane Maria. The Virgin Group founder, who is currently in New York to push for greater action on climate change at the UN General Assembly, said that he feared Hurricane Maria would add to the "catastrophic damage" the islands had suffered earlier this month. #BVI needs the world’s attention now – helping local communities with Hurricane #Maria prep, survival & recovery https://t.co/uB3B1lj1tnpic.twitter.com/dh5NPf5kRs— Richard Branson (@richardbranson) September 18, 2017 Hurricane Maria was following a similar path to Irma, and strengthened to a category five storm on Monday night. Richard Branson on Necker Island Credit: Virgin.com/Virgin.com The US National Hurricane Centre declared it had upgraded the hurricane to its highest category after recording 160mph winds and issued warnings for islands including the British Virgin Islands and Montserrat. UK International Development Secretary, Priti Patel, said the Government is under no illusion about the possible impact of Maria and said they are taking steps to prepare communities. Damage on Necker Island Credit: Virgin.com/Virgin.com Sir Richard's private Necker island, which is part of the British Virgin islands, was devastated earlier in September by Hurricane Irma. Writing on his Virgin blog on Monday, the British billionaire said that his team "are doing everything we can to help people on the ground to prepare, and aid efforts are continuing". Damage on Necker Island, British Virgin Islands Credit: Virgin.com/Virgin.com "These hurricanes are causing unimaginable destruction; in the BVI infrastructure has collapsed, but we are working hard with some incredible partners, from the Royal Marines to aid agencies, the Puerto Rican authorities to the local BVIslanders, to help get the islands back on their feet," he wrote. "My thoughts are turning to working with others to help create a long-term Marshall Plan for the BVI, and for the Caribbean to be reconstructed and rejuvenated with clean energy and new jobs. However, as they prepare for another hurricane, the BVI’s people need the world's attention now." Sir Richard has launched the BVI Community Support Appeal to raise funds for those affected by the hurricanes. Hurricane Irma batters the Caribbean, in pictures
POSTED SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 9:22 PM
|Hillary Clinton: Media got 'played' by the Russians
Hillary Clinton, promoting her new book, "What Happened," criticized the press's role in the 2016 election and said the media got “played” by the Russians by promoting the WikiLeaks dumps.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 6:48 AM