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Zakynthos rockfall: Greece tourists film aftermath of cliff collapse ZlotoNews

Zakynthos rockfall: Greece tourists film aftermath of cliff collapse ZlotoNews Video footage shows beach-goers running in panic as part of a cliff peels off the rock wall at the end of Navagio beach , tumbling to the sand. A couple of small vessels overturned from the force of the fall that caused high waves, witnesses told authorities. Imagine the worst beach trip you possibly can. [Full Article...]

US announces fresh sanctions over NK nuclear program

US announces fresh sanctions over NK nuclear program United Nations diplomats familiar with discussions said Russian Federation was angered that the panel used a lot of USA intelligence in the initial report that Moscow claimed was incorrect. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Russian Federation argued the report filed to take into consideration Moscow's own analysis of the sanctions and that it had relied too heavily on i... [Full Article...]

Trump Slams Kerry's 'ILLEGAL MEETINGS' with Iranian Officials — KERRY COLLUSION

Trump Slams Kerry's 'ILLEGAL MEETINGS' with Iranian Officials — KERRY COLLUSION During interviews this week Mr Kerry has accused the Trump administration of pursuing a policy of regime change in Iran . In his tweet, Trump asked whether Kerry had complied with the Foreign Agents Registration Act. Trump withdrew the U.S. from the landmark agreement forged under Barack Obama, saying it was "defective" and unable to rein in Iranian behavior or halt the Islamic Republic's q... [Full Article...]

Poland backs Hungary in rule-of-law row

Poland backs Hungary in rule-of-law row The motion was passed with 448 votes for and 197 against, with 48 abstentions. The motion, supported by Parliament's civil liberties committee in June, brings up a number of concerns about the functioning of the country's institutions, including problems with the electoral system, independence of the judiciary and the respect for citizens' rights and freedoms. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence path: Storm moves to SC - bringing CATASTROPHIC flood risk

The father was taken to a nearby hospital with injuries. More than 440,000 homes and businesses were without power in North and SC early on Friday, utility officials said. At 5 p.m., Florence had been downgraded to a tropical storm, with sustained winds of 70 miles per hour. Jon Wright considers himself one of the lucky residents of Wilmington, N.C. [Full Article...]

France Warns Against Chemical Attacks in Idlib

France Warns Against Chemical Attacks in Idlib Located near the Turkish border, Idlib is home to almost two million internally displaced people, who fled from other cities following attacks by the regime forces. "We share these coordinates so there is no doubt that a hospital is a hospital", Panos Moumtzis, U.N. regional humanitarian coordinator for the Syria crisis, told a briefing. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Center: Florence close to landfall in N. Carolina

Hurricane Center: Florence close to landfall in N. Carolina The Category 1 hurricane , with punishing winds and dumping 3 inches of rain an hour, made landfall at 7:15 a.m. ET near Wrightsville Beach, just east of Wilmington . Days ahead of the storm, about 1.7 million people in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia were warned to evacuate before its outer bands reached the coast Thursday. [Full Article...]

Colbert deconstructs Trump's Puerto Rico death-toll tweets

Colbert deconstructs Trump's Puerto Rico death-toll tweets One thing's for sure, and I told (the media) before, one thing I'm proud, we're standing up on our own two feet. But when have Democrats ever let the facts get in the way of an anti-Trump myth? "Then, like magic, '3000 PEOPLE KILLED.' They hired..." These activists have not made any attempt to count the actual number of hurricane-related deaths. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence’s uncertain track sows fear; 10 million in crosshairs

Trump declared states of emergency for North and SC and Virginia, opening the way for federal aid. Florence is moving over the southwestern Atlantic Ocean between Bermuda and the Bahamas today, and is expected to approach the coast of North Carolina or SC in the hurricane warning area on Friday . [Full Article...]

Port city hunkers down as Hurricane Florence whips through

Port city hunkers down as Hurricane Florence whips through Five people, including an infant, were killed as Florence battered the North Carolina coast on Friday. The father was taken to hospital with unspecified injuries. In New Bern, where a curfew was in place, city authorities said at least 150 people were awaiting rescue . She succeeded - staying awake all night, retying broken dock lines in howling winds. [Full Article...]

Here’s why Mike Pence should be ‘sweating’ over Paul Manafort’s guilty plea

Here’s why Mike Pence should be ‘sweating’ over Paul Manafort’s guilty plea The plea , and cooperation, were an abrupt change for Manafort, who was convicted last month in the Virginia federal court on bank and tax fraud charges. Besides that, prosecutors extracted a guilty plea , a cooperation agreement from Manafort to tell them everything he knows and fork over any documents they request, an admission of guilt to the 10 remaining charges from the Eastern Virginia... [Full Article...]

Dozens Of Fires, Explosions Break Out In Massachusetts Towns

Dozens Of Fires, Explosions Break Out In Massachusetts Towns Early in the evening, Columbia Gas customers were urged to turn off the gas service to their homes . City Councilor Marc Laplante said authorities were shutting off electric power and urging residents in the Colonial Heights neighborhood to head to Parthum elementary and middle schools. [Full Article...]

Trump Signs Order Enabling Sanctions on Foreign Election Meddling

Trump Signs Order Enabling Sanctions on Foreign Election Meddling Bolton said criticism that Trump had been too deferential to Russia or blinkered in his view of Russian election interference played "zero" role in the new action. Sen. Marco Rubio , R-Fla., and Sen. A wide variety of additional sanctions could be imposed under certain conditions. "It is imperative that America remains united in punishing potential election meddlers and bad actors and tha... [Full Article...]

Trump postpones November trip to Ireland

Trump postpones November trip to Ireland Mr Martin, the Fianna Fáil leader, described the postponement as "unedifying" for the government and called for relations with the United States to be mended. Mr Trump was due to stopover in Ireland on his way home from Armistice Day commemorations in France on November 11. Trump was expected to visit Dublin and his Dooberg golf resort in County Clare during his now-in-question visit. [Full Article...]

FEMA Says It’s Ready for Hurricane Florence, Defends 2017 Response

FEMA Says It’s Ready for Hurricane Florence, Defends 2017 Response The disaster relief funding left untouched by the transfer, Whelan said, covers post-storm assistance and the rebuilding of public structures, while "Response and Recovery" money tapped for the transfer pays for plans, logistics, supply-chain management and after-action reports that seek to improve on previous seasons, said Whelan, who is also a former official with the State Department and the ... [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort expected to plead guilty, avoid second trial

Paul Manafort expected to plead guilty, avoid second trial In the trial scheduled in Washington , Manafort faces charges of conspiring against the United States, money laundering, failing to register as a lobbyist, making false statements and conspiring to obstruct justice by trying to influence witnesses. [Full Article...]

Parole of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam, son-in-law extended by 3 days

Parole of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam, son-in-law extended by 3 days Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Capt (retd) Muhammad Safdar, now serving jail terms in the Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi after being convicted by an accountability court in a corruption case in July, were initially granted a 12-hour parole to attend the funeral. [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort reaches ‘tentative’ plea deal with Robert Mueller

Paul Manafort reaches ‘tentative’ plea deal with Robert Mueller A pretrial conference scheduled for Friday morning, rescheduled late Thursday night. US President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has tentatively agreed to a plea deal with Special Counsel Robert Mueller that would avoid his going on trial next week, ABC News reported on Thursday. [Full Article...]

European Union to give internet firms 1 hour to remove extremist content

European Union to give internet firms 1 hour to remove extremist content An EU official familiar with the European Commission president's annual State of the Union address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg said a key theme would be "sovereignty", or Europe's collective ability to shape world policy. Once adopted, the new law will give more power to artists, news and traditional media companies as opposed to tech giants like Facebook , Microsoft and Google ... [Full Article...]

Greek rescuers search beach after massive rockfall

Their injuries were not life-threatening, fire brigade and coast guard officials said. A cliff collapsed in Greece at a popular beach on the western island of Zakynthos, resulting in injuries, while coast guard officials were seeking to determine whether there were any people missing. [Full Article...]


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