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14 September 2017 7:53 PM PICS: Trump dishes out hoagies, handshakes as he tours hurricane zone

Naples, Florida - President Donald Trump doled out hoagies and handshakes in the sweltering Florida heat on Thursday as he took a firsthand tour of Irma's devastation and liberally dispensed congratulatory words about the federal and state recovery effort. Trump, who was in and out of the state in less than three hours, got an aerial view of the water-deluged 158

14 September 2017 5:45 AM Trump, Democrats agree on DACA, but no border wall for now

Washington - Top US congressional Democrats emerged from a meeting with President Donald Trump on Wednesday claiming progress on a deal that protects young immigrants and boosts border security, while not including a border wall. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi said they had a "very productive" dinner meeting 44

28 August 2017 1:37 PM Battered by Harvey, Houston braces for even more flooding

Houston - Officials released more water from Houston-area reservoirs overwhelmed by Hurricane Harvey early on Monday in a move aimed at protecting the city's downtown from devastating floods, but that could still endanger thousands of homes, even as the nation's fourth-largest city braced for more rain. Harvey, which made landfall late on Friday as a Category 339

28 August 2017 5:13 AM Rescuers pluck hundreds from rising floodwaters in Houston

Houston - Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into the nation's fourth-largest city on Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground and overwhelmed rescuers who could not keep up with the constant calls for help. The incessant rain covered much of Houston in turbid, grey-green water and turned streets into rivers 146

25 August 2017 7:18 PM Trump sanctions seek to halt financing for Venezuela 'dictatorship'

WASHINGTON/CARACAS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order that prohibits dealings in new debt from the Venezuelan government or its state oil company in an effort to halt financing that fuels President Nicolas Maduro's "dictatorship," the White House said on Friday. The order is Washington's biggest sanctions blow to date against 47

24 August 2017 11:34 PM The Latest: More counties order evacuations as Harvey nears

The Latest: More counties order evacuations as Harvey nears More counties along the Texas Gulf coast are ordering mandatory evacuations as Hurricane Harvey becomes a growing menace to the area. Nueces County officials have ordered evacuations of all low-lying areas, including Padre Island, Flour Bluff and North Beach. Nearby up the coast, officials in low-lying 42

23 August 2017 6:39 PM Clinton: My 'skin crawled' as Trump hovered on debate stage

Washington — Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump's pacing, hovering demeanor onstage during an October 2016 presidential debate made her so uncomfortable "my skin crawled". She says in her upcoming book that Trump shadowed her so closely she had to resist shouting out, "Back up you creep, get away from me". The Democratic presidential nominee recounts 30

21 August 2017 5:26 AM Ten sailors missing after US warship collides with tanker near Singapore

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON – Ten sailors are missing after a US warship collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore on Monday, the US Navy said, the second accident involving US Navy destroyers in Asian waters in little more than two months. The guided-missile destroyer USS John S McCain collided with the merchant vessel Alnic MC while heading to Singapore 39

19 August 2017 5:19 AM Trump ousts Bannon, his influential, divisive strategist

A favourite in the farther-right portions of the Republican Party, Bannon had pushed Trump to follow through on some of his most contentious campaign promises, including his travel ban for some foreigners and his decision to pull out of the Paris climate change agreement. He returned on Friday to Breitbart News, which he led before joining Trump's campaign 149

17 August 2017 4:00 PM WATCH: Pink’s powerful new video will give you all the feels

Cape Town - Pink unveiled a stirring new video on Wednesday for What About Us, the first single off her new album, Beautiful Trauma. The What About Us video was directed by Georgia Hudson and the amazing choreography was done by the Goldenboyz. The video starts off with audio of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at the Republican National Convention 83