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Port Authority of NY and NJ sending help to Puerto Rico

Port Authority of NY and NJ sending help to Puerto Rico Maria nevertheless reminded me of the resilient, loving, and proud spirit of Puerto Rico . "Watching the images of the video and comparing it to the images I've seen so far - it's devastated", Daddy Yankee told CNN in a separate interview, adding that he donated $100,000 to Feeding America and another $100,000 to the Red Cross . [Full Article...]

Yosemite's El Capitan scarred after 2 days of rock falls

Yosemite's El Capitan scarred after 2 days of rock falls An enormous mass of granite plunged from the side of El Capitan on Thursday and filled the valley below with a cloud of dust. The NPS said the source of the rockfalls was about 650 feet above the base of El Capitan, or about 1,800 feet above the floor of Yosemite Valley. [Full Article...]

Trump Vows Radical Change In Tax Overhaul

Trump Vows Radical Change In Tax Overhaul The U.S. now has a 35 percent corporate tax rate , which is relatively high by global standards, said Joe Rosenberg of the Tax Policy Center . Cohn said officials were also working to prevent wealthy individuals from taking advantage of proposals to cut taxes on so-called "pass-through" corporations , in which a company's income passes to its owners. [Full Article...]

DPRK diplomat leaves for Moscow for talks with Russian Federation

DPRK diplomat leaves for Moscow for talks with Russian Federation RIA news service said Ulyanov described a war on the Korean Peninsula as having 'catastrophic consequences, ' and that the sanctions tool had been likely exhausted. "We continue to seek the peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", she said. After the bellicose exchanges, Pyongyang then accused Washington last Monday of declaring war. [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Wants Facebook Inc (FB) Account Info On Activists

Trump Administration Wants Facebook Inc (FB) Account Info On Activists The ACLU, which is is representing the activists, is fighting the warrants on the grounds that they hinder First Amendment free speech and violate the Fourth Amendment because of how broad the searches are. The group added that enforcing those warrants would " chill future online communications " of activists and those who talk to them, " as they will learn that no Facebook privacy setting can... [Full Article...]

Almost 1,35000 Bali residents leave homes fearing volcanic eruption

Almost 1,35000 Bali residents leave homes fearing volcanic eruption While there are plentiful stocks of food, water, medicines, and other supplies, evacuees fear they are in for a long wait that could disrupt their livelihoods. That's more than double the estimated population within the immediate danger zone, but people farther from the mountain are leaving too. Indonesia is home to more than 400 volcanoes, of which at least 127 are active and 65 are classifie... [Full Article...]

Startling photo shows vehicle seats that survived serious auto crash

Startling photo shows vehicle seats that survived serious auto crash THIS is why you buckle your kids into their auto seats correctly every SINGLE time". "Even when they scream because the straps are tight. Even when they complain about the chest clip or being rear-facing". -For rear-facing seats, keep the harness snug . Casado Rabberman posted the photo for friends and family, but it struck a note with other people on social media. [Full Article...]

Britain 'unconditionally' committed to European Union security: Theresa May

Britain 'unconditionally' committed to European Union security: Theresa May On Thursday, Barnier hailed a "new dynamic" to the negotiations , after May's Florence speech, but suggested talks could remain in a stalemate for months unless the United Kingdom agreed to honour all its financial commitments and give concessions over the role of the European court of justice in overseeing the withdrawal agreement. [Full Article...]

Trump Waives Jones Act For Puerto Rico, Lifts Restrictions On Shipping

Trump Waives Jones Act For Puerto Rico, Lifts Restrictions On Shipping Large numbers of generators are now on Island. The territory still faces logistical hurdles to distribute food, fuel and water. On Sept. 20, Hurricane Maria swept over Puerto Rico , which is home to Garcia's uncle and aunt, his grandfather and a great-great-aunt who is about 104 years old. [Full Article...]

Three killed, 16 injured in IED explosion in Kabul

Three killed, 16 injured in IED explosion in Kabul A spokesperson for the Ministry of Public Health, Ismail Kawoosi, said the injured were taken to a government hospital. Mohammad Salim Rasuli, chief of Kabul hospitals, confirmed the fatalities from the attack, which came as worshippers were leaving the Hussainia Mosque in central Kabul following Friday prayers. [Full Article...]

Trump to travel to Asia on November 3-14: White House

Trump to travel to Asia on November 3-14: White House During a visit to ASEAN's Jakarta headquarters in April, Vice President Mike Pence had promised allies - anxious about waning USA engagement in the region - that Trump would attend the bloc's summit in Manila this November. He has said his administration intends to attempt to renegotiate a bilateral trade deal with South Korea that was signed by President Barack Obama in 2011. [Full Article...]

Pro-Brexit UK Independence Party to announce new leader

Pro-Brexit UK Independence Party to announce new leader Mr Bolton , now an global security expert, stood as the Ukip candidate in the election for the Kent crime commissioner in 2016. Former Ukip leader and LBC presenter Nigel Farage described Mr Bolton as a "a guy of achievement and a man of substance". [Full Article...]

Sea Creatures From Japan Traveled To US Shores On Tsunami Debris

Sea Creatures From Japan Traveled To US Shores On Tsunami Debris Now, 289 different species have been identified in the study . Almost 20 per cent of the newly arrived species were capable of reproduction and still new species continued to arrive this year, explained marine ecologist Jessica Miller, adding: "We were able to not only identify this unique suite of species but, in some cases, examine their growth and ability to reproduce which provides useful i... [Full Article...]

The 69th anniversary of Korea Armed Forces Day

The 69th anniversary of Korea Armed Forces Day To strengthen its standalone defence capability, Mr Moon said the military should make all-out efforts to rapidly build a so-called "three-axis" defence platform, including the Kill Chain, the Korean Air and Missile Defence (KAMD) and the Korea Massive Punishment and Retaliation ( KMPR ). [Full Article...]

Mom flew to Germany, left 4 kids home alone in Iowa

Mom flew to Germany, left 4 kids home alone in Iowa Police said Macke tried but failed to make child care arrangements for her children - two aged 12, one 7 and the other 6 - before leaving September 20 for a vacation in Germany. "I've never heard of anything like this before", Tompkins said. Macke was contacted by police over the phone while in Germany and was told to return to the states , according to Fox News. [Full Article...]

Padilla Faults DHS on Russian Cyberwarning; CDT Says Safeguards Worked

Padilla Faults DHS on Russian Cyberwarning; CDT Says Safeguards Worked Department of Homeland Security (DHS) contacted 21 chief state election officials whose election systems were targeted during the recent presidential election cycle, the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) issued a statement questioning the timing and response by DHS after multiple attempts to warn DHS of election system vulnerabilities. [Full Article...]

UKIP's proposed new logo looks devilishly similar to the Premier League's

UKIP's proposed new logo looks devilishly similar to the Premier League's James O'Brien was furious that Ukip members succumbed to political correctness - and voted on an immigrant animal for their new logo. Gary Lineker, former professional footballer and current Match of the Day host, was among those who pointed out the similarities with the football league's design which famously features a purple lion's head. [Full Article...]

Trump touts Pence's Indiana income tax cut during speech

Trump touts Pence's Indiana income tax cut during speech However, Norquist said Trump's call for tax reform is just the first phase of more action that is coming. "I'm doing the right thing, and it's not good for me, believe me". DOGGETT: Well, it does include some cuts for exemptions that may affect working families. However, as a result, about 24% of taxpayers nationwide would see an increase in taxes, the Tax Policy Center said. [Full Article...]

U.S. to withdraw embassy staff from Cuba

U.S. to withdraw embassy staff from Cuba The United States is preparing to announce a major withdrawal of staff and family from the U.S. embassy in Cuba in response to mysterious health attacks targeting diplomats . U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters Thursday that Tillerson - who is now on his way to Beijing - was reviewing all of his options for "how to best protect our American personnel" in Cu... [Full Article...]

Air Force Academy: Black students told to 'go home'

Air Force Academy: Black students told to 'go home' Jay Silveria spoke to the entire faculty, cadets and prep students about the incident, repeating multiple times that those actions had no place in the U.S. The U.S. Air Force Academy Prep School is located on the same campus as the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. "We would be naive to think we shouldn't discuss this topic", he said. [Full Article...]


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