by | August 27, 2018 | 09:06

Ige said there is still a potential for flooding and first responders remain on the job. "THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION", he tweeted . The outer bands of the hurricane dumped as much as 45 inches (114 centimeters) of rain on the mostly rural Big Island, the Weather Service said.

by | August 27, 2018 | 08:16

Mr Richards also lashed out at US President Donald Trump for publicly declaring his client guilty within hours of his arrest on Tuesday. "Should never have happened", said Trump. An affidavit attached to the criminal complaint against Rivera alleged that he admitted to investigators he got out of his vehicle and started running alongside Tibbetts.

by | August 27, 2018 | 06:55

Australian media have reported that Treasurer Scott Morrison and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop would contest a leadership vote, with Morrison the stronger contender. "It was well known to the government and the Opposition, yet they didn't bring it to the Parliament", he said. Morrison, who is a member of a Sydney Pentecostal evangelical church, has also called for parents to be able to withdraw their children from classes where their values are not being protected, and wants ...

by | August 27, 2018 | 06:47

Her announcement followed a leak yesterday morning of messages between senior government MPs and ministers before Friday's vote that appeared to show that politicians were encouraged not to vote for Ms Bishop even if they wanted to. Her colleagues in the ruling Liberal Party chose Treasurer Scott Morrison to take over from Malcolm Turnbull in an internal ballot on Friday. "She has set the bar for the next Foreign Minister very high".

by | August 26, 2018 | 22:59

REVELATIONS that the publication The National Enquirer reportedly kept a safe containing secret documents outlining its deals with Donald Trump has ignited internet fury. Still, the week's developments brought the investigations up to the doorstep of Trump Tower - a place that Trump has warned Mueller is a no-go.

by | August 26, 2018 | 13:15

Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who is running the Russian Federation probe, is "highly conflicted" and "real corruption goes untouched", Trump continued . Interested in Trump Administration? Republican leaders are balking on advancing it. However, Democrats can filibuster that resolution, which they would do to prevent Trump from making a recess appointment.

by | August 26, 2018 | 10:47

A previously announced second tranche of American tariffs on $16 billion in Chinese imports, on top of the $34 billion already in place, went into effect, and China retaliated right away. David Wessel of the Brookings Institution explained on NPR's Morning Edition that some exported USA goods, such as almonds, have seen their prices drop domestically because Chinese tariffs have driven down demand overseas.

by | August 26, 2018 | 09:33

Police uncovered a secret drug tunnel stretching from a former KFC in the USA state of Arizona across the border to Mexico. Agent Brown said authorities found 118 kilos of methamphetamine, six grams of cocaine, three kilos of fentanyl, 13 kilos of white heroin, and six kilos of brown heroin inside the boxes.

by | August 26, 2018 | 07:48

Elderly North and South Korean family members allowed to meet for the first time in almost seven decades prepared to bid each other farewell Wednesday, in all probability for the last time in their lives. "To declare an end to the war is the first step toward ensuring peace and security on the Korean Peninsula, the region and the world", the North Korean propaganda outlet said.

by | August 25, 2018 | 23:56

It warns against traveling to the states of Colima, Guerrero, Michoacán, Sinaloa and Tamaulipas and offers detailed advice regarding travel to other parts of the country. "Shooting incidents injuring or killing bystanders have occurred", the department said in a statement. The tourist hotspot of Acapulco, as well as the whole state of Guerrero, are listed as areas where US government employees are prohibited.

by | August 25, 2018 | 21:47

Mrs Ormerod told Sky News: "They had no illness, no stomach upset, no vomiting, no illness whatsoever - they were in flawless health when they went to bed. "While we understand this is upsetting for those on holiday, we believe this is the right thing to do". "We take all illness very seriously and we will continue to investigate any outstanding cases".

by | August 25, 2018 | 21:31

The Democratic party has admitted that what it first thought was a malicious attempt to hack the party's massive voter information file turned out to be just a security test. The fraudulent page was hosted on a cloud computing platform called DigitalOcean, which took action to remove the page as soon as it was alerted by Lookout, the cloud company said.

by | August 25, 2018 | 21:27

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang congratulated Morrison on his new role and said Beijing would work with him to develop China-Australia ties "along the right track". "We enjoyed a very close and positive relationship with former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull and we are confident that close working relationship under Prime Minister Morrison will continue".

by | August 25, 2018 | 18:04

New York State prosecutors have taken preliminary steps to open criminal investigations into President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen , and possibly the president's business, according to people familiar with the matter. But legal experts such as Alan Dershowitz argue campaign-finance law requires that intent be proved, and reasons for making the payments apart from the election can be cited.

by | August 25, 2018 | 17:23

But neither Francis' words nor a new meeting with abuse victims is likely to calm the outrage among rank-and-file Catholics following new revelations of sexual misconduct and cover-up in the United States, an ongoing crisis in Chile and prosecutions of top clerics in Australia and France.

by | August 25, 2018 | 15:29

Downplaying the controversy, Qureshi said that the conversation between the secretary of state and the prime minister was "very good". Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Friday confirmed that Pompeo is scheduled to visit Pakistan on September 5.

by | August 25, 2018 | 12:45

He said essentially from day one, Trump's campaign aides and associates have been under extreme scrutiny, with investigators looking for crimes in order to "flip" them against the president. Despite Trump's defiant tone on his own legal woes, Washington-based campaign finance expert Kate Belinski, of the Nossaman law firm, said to expect legal consequences for both Trump and his campaign - most likely in the form of a civil complaint before the Federal Election Commission.

by | August 25, 2018 | 06:26

Mr Morrison also helped to craft New Zealand's enormously successful 100 per cent "Pure New Zealand" tourism campaign. "They have elected Scott Morrison to be our new Prime Minister and Josh Frydenberg to be our new deputy leader". Under the Australian system, as in the United Kingdom, the prime minister is not directly elected by voters but is the leader of the party or coalition that can command a majority in parliament.

by | August 25, 2018 | 05:28

Donald Trump has, for the first time, acknowledged that his landmark meeting with Kim Jong-un has not produced tangible outcomes. Trump initially sought to enlist President Xi Jinping's help a year ago during a summit at his Mar-a-Lago resort, suggesting that he was holding off on trade sanctions against China in exchange for its support on North Korea.

by | August 25, 2018 | 04:45

Jerusalem-based Times of Israel wrote that Trumps' tweet echoed a commonly held belief among white nationalists who see the murder of white farmers in South Africa as a "genocide". The group insists that land expropriation without compensation will drive away white farmers, kill jobs and threaten food security. The conspiracy theory originally sprouted from a plan by the South African government to amend the country's constitution to allow the government to seize land without ...

by | August 25, 2018 | 04:30

The Iowa Department of Transportation said Thursday a review of its records show the suspect in Mollie Tibbetts' slaying was not issued a state ID card or driver's license. Rivera was in the country illegally and used a stolen identification to satisfy a federal background check at the farm where he worked, according to law enforcement officials and statements Wednesday by his former employer.

by | August 24, 2018 | 23:28

Opposition officials have said they will continue to put pressure on the government by any other legal means. MDC Secretary General Douglas Mwonzora told reporters outside the court that "whatever we do as MDC we are going to act within the law".

by | August 24, 2018 | 22:30

Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter on Thursday denied any wrongdoing in charges filed against him and his wife for using campaign funds for personal spending and filing false records. When asked about specifics, including the accusation that the congressman told his wife to buy a pair of shorts while in Hawaii at a golf shop and describe the purchase as golf balls for wounded warriors, he told MacCallum "I don't remember that but I would never do that".

by | August 24, 2018 | 21:56

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Friday said dialogue was essential for Islamabad-New Delhi relations to move forward as he sought positive signals from India, emphasizing that it "takes two to tango". Khan had said that if they (India) takes one step towards us, Pakistan will take two steps. Pakistan's newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan has offered any humanitarian assistance to India in the wake of Kerala floods, which has devastated the state.

by | August 24, 2018 | 17:50

This comes after victor pleaded guilty to espionage charges in June for releasing a classified National Security Agency report to news outlet The Intercept . Winner's actions came at a time when President Trump was downplaying Russian hacking efforts during the 2016 presidential elections in spite of the U.S.

by | August 24, 2018 | 16:58

Still, rescue workers and officials said flash floods in the gorge are rare in the summer, and that one of that magnitude hadn't registered for about a century. The flood hit a group of hikers in the Raganello Gorge. At its most narrow point, it is just meters wide and some 400 metres tall. In some places the Raganello creek, part of the Pollino National Park, is at the bottom of a narrow, 1km-deep gorge in the mountain.

by | August 24, 2018 | 16:50

HRW said Ms Ghomgham was an activist well known for participating in and documenting the mass protests that have taken place in Qatif since 2011. For the first time, Saudi prosecutors are seeking the death penalty in a case against a female human rights activist, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday.

by | August 24, 2018 | 16:00

Prosecutors said that Manafort dodged the IRS by hiding income from foreign consulting work, according to NPR. Manafort's lawyers, on the other hand, gave short cross-examinations, rarely objected and gave off an "easygoing" vibe, she said.

by | August 24, 2018 | 14:12

But Charles Morrison, a US-Asia security affairs expert at the East-West Centre in Hawaii, doubted whether either Taipei or Beijing had a deep interest in El Salvador apart from the symbolic meaning of the diplomatic switch and its acceptance of the one-China policy.

by | August 24, 2018 | 11:02

Sessions says there's no other nation with more talented and dedicated law enforcement investigators and prosecutors. In a rare rebuttal to Trump, Sessions quickly moved to defend himself. The rhetoric is trickling down; when House Rep. Duncan Hunter, a California Republican, was indicted by a grand jury this week on charges of misusing campaign donations, he accused the Justice Department of what he called another baseless hit, echoing Trump.

by | August 24, 2018 | 08:42

Thomson Reuters Foundation chief executive Monique Villa said it was a positive sign and she hoped that it would lead to her permanent release. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe with her daughter Gabriella. Hunt told reporters at United Nations headquarters in NY that she "is innocent" and "every day that she is in prison is a reminder to the whole world of a gross injustice".

by | August 24, 2018 | 01:08

And when it comes to masks, Henry says despite popular belief, they might actually make matters worse. Dr. Trevor Corneil, chief medical officer for Interior Health, the Okanagan's provincial health-care co-ordinator, said Sunday even professional triathletes could struggle if particulate entered their lungs and bloodstream.

by | August 23, 2018 | 23:56

Kerala government maintains that as per the National Disaster Management Plan 2016, if a foreign country voluntarily offers help, the Union government may accept it. "The UAE can not be considered as any other nation as their rulers have underlined", Pinarayi Vijayan told the Indian Express in an interview. A circular issued by the Registrar General of the Delhi High Court said, "The state of Kerala is facing the natural calamity of floods, where thousands of people have been adversely ...

by | August 23, 2018 | 23:53

Thousands of American and Chinese products became 25 percent more expensive overnight, but talks are underway Thursday to try to avert more economic damage from President Donald Trump's multifront trade confrontations. That would more than exceed the size of China's exports to the United States, raising concerns that Beijing could consider other types of retaliation, such as making life more hard for American firms in China or letting its yuan currency weaken further to keep its exports ...

by | August 23, 2018 | 22:14

Al-Baghdadi is asking his followers to, "trust in God's promise and His victory", and says that "with hardship comes relief and a way out". In recent months, ISIL has suffered military setbacks and lost most of its territory in Syria and Iraq , though fighters continue to control pockets in both countries.