Day: August 30, 2017

Undocumented students face uncertain future

Undocumented immigrant students are returning to college campuses in the Boston area weighed down by an uncertain future,...

White House: Trump didn’t mention Cohn in tax speech because he’s staff

President Trump didn't mention economic adviser Gary Cohn in his tax reform speech on Wednesday because he's part...

Michael Cohen pushes back on Steele dossier amid Russia firestorm

Michael Cohen. Stephanie Keith/Reuters Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer, submitted a letter to Congress disputing...

Port Arthur Faces Harvey Flooding Disaster: ‘Our Whole City Is Underwater’

Video In Port Arthur, Harvey Continues Path of Destruction Homes and shelters were flooded and the largest oil...

National Guard’s Harvey rescues haven’t ‘slowed down’

MILES O’BRIEN: As we have heard, the scope of the recovery is staggering. There are some 24,000 National Guard...

NIGERIA: 1914 was a false marriage – Ekpenyong, former Akwa Ibom Deputy Governor – Vanguard

Dr. Chris Ekpenyong, a chieftain of the Peoples' Democratic Party a Fellow of the Nigeria Society of Engineers...

We are not illiterates: Spare parts dealers cry foul – GhanaWeb

Spare Parts Dealers Association at Abossey Okai in the Greater Accra region has vehemently rejected perception portraying its...

Shivering 3-year-old girl found clinging to drowned mother in Harvey floodwaters

A shivering 3-year-old girl found clinging to the body of her drowned mother in a rain-swollen canal in...

Teen accused in New Mexico library rampage had planned to shoot up school, police say

The teenager accused of gunning down two employees inside a New Mexico public library this week and seriously...

While all eyes are on Harvey, more than 1,000 people have died in South Asia’s floods – Home | As It Happens

Wednesday August 30, 2017 more stories from this episode Matthew Marek says he's never seen "so much water...

Mueller teams up with New York attorney general in Manafort probe

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team is working with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on its investigation into...

Namibia’s Himba people caught between traditions and modernity

Image caption Himba women apply red-coloured ochre on their skin as a daily beautification ritual Having survived genocide...

Zimbabwe: Man’s Intestines Pulled Out for Snubbing Ruling Party Rally – AllAfrica.com

A ZANU PF man who attempted to kill his neighbour for failing to attend a party rally will...

Ten homes burned, hundreds threatened by another wildfire in Oroville area

Smoke rises over the Wall Fire in Butte County. Smoke rises over the Wall Fire in Butte County....

The Joel Osteen Fiasco Says A Lot About American Christianity

Cindy Ord / Getty Images Joel Osteen participates in "Joel Osteen Live" at SiriusXM Studios on Oct. 3,...

‘Remember, we only soot black people’

A Cobb County police lieutenant has been moved to administrative duty for making what the department deemed were “inappropriate...

Gators suspensions make Michigan game a puzzle

Gators suspensions make Michigan game a puzzle | SI.com Top EventsNBANFLMLBNHLNCAAFNCAABSoccer Search © 2017 Time Inc. All Rights...

Feleipe Franks named Florida’s starting QB against Michigan | NCAA Football

Amid the turmoil of having to suspend two other players, Florida coach Jim McElwain announced Feleipe Franks will...

U.S. Says It Has 11,000 Troops in Afghanistan, More Than Formerly Disclosed

“The first thing I have to do is level the bubble and account for everybody who’s on the...

Macron sets up Africa policy think-tank

Emmanuel MacronPARIS. — French President Emmanuel Macron has established a brand new Presidential Council for Africa, designed to...

Africa seeks to unlock tourism potential

KIGALI. — African ministers on Tuesday called on African governments to liberalise tourism policies to make it easy...

Trump’s growing economy faces fall obstacles

An ebullient President Trump on Wednesday touted the U.S. economy’s 3 percent growth in the second quarter and...

Africa should close protection, sustainability gap

Miemie Struwig, Laura Best and Sibongile MuthwaACROSS the globe, consumers are increasingly realising their power.In many countries, this...

The Technology Our West Africa Bureau Chief Relies On

And, yes, people are huge users of social media like Facebook and to some extent Instagram. Nigerians in...

Tropical Storm Irma spins in the Atlantic, could be hurricane by Friday

As rescue crews from across the country are pitching in to help save people from Tropical Storm Harvey's...

Death toll from floods and landslides in India, Nepal and Bangladesh tops 1200

Death toll from floods and landslides in India, Nepal and Bangladesh tops 1200 Pittsburgh Post-GazetteWhile all eyes are...

With a drama-filled White House, Mattis has shown deft political touch

Away from the cameras and apart from the nonstop drama of the White House, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis...

Columbus Day to become Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to give Columbus Day a very different name: Indigenous Peoples’ Day....

L.A. Votes to Replace Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples Day

LOS ANGELES — The City Council has voted to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day as an...

McCain to return to Senate after undergoing chemotherapy

Just days after undergoing his first round of chemotherapy, Arizona Sen. John McCain is expected to return to...

Florida Gators suspend two more players ahead of season opener vs Michigan

No. 17 Florida has named redshirt freshman Feleipe Franks the starting quarterback for its season opener against No....

The Latest: Family of Suspect Saddened by Library Shooting

The Latest: Family of Suspect Saddened by Library Shooting U.S. News & World ReportLibrary shooting: Patrons tell of...

Chris Christie: Hurricane expert

As the remnants of Hurricane Harvey ravaged Texas, Chris Christie conducted five national TV interviews in less than...

Two ‘Dreamers’ speak up about possible end of DACA program  | Immigration

Some are anxious about a state law, known as Senate Bill 4, which takes effect Sept. 1. It...

Kalanick’s Feud With Benchmark Goes to Arbitration for Now, Judge Rules

The judge said there was “overwhelming evidence” that Uber’s voting agreement had been drawn up with the intention...

Michael Cohen Speaks: Trump Exec Admits Russia Dealings Were Gross, But Not Illegal

Michael Cohen isn’t really supposed to be talking to reporters. The former executive vice president and special counsel...

Comrades Marathon winner says will be back to defend title – South African Broadcasting Corporation

South African Broadcasting CorporationComrades Marathon winner says will be back to defend titleSouth African Broadcasting CorporationThe 2014 and...

Aaron Rodgers gets real about Olivia Munn, family and fame

Aaron Rodgers isn’t “studiously bland” or calculating, like other elite athletes who have become international celebrities. The 33-year-old...

Two CHP officers and a sheriff’s deputy are shot in Sacramento County

Three law enforcement officers were shot in Sacramento Wednesday during a stolen vehicle investigation, authorities said.The victims included...

FDA clears first gene-altering therapy — ‘a living drug’ — for childhood leukemia

Emily Whitehead, shown with her parents, Thomas and Kari Whitehead, was the first child treated with a new...