Category: U.S

staffSeptember 1, 2017

Trump seeks emergency flood funds

The White House will ask Congress for emergency funding to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. “The American people are ...

staffAugust 31, 2017

US tells Russia to close consulate

Russia has been ordered to close its San Francisco consulate and two trade missions in response to “unwarranted” Russian action, ...

staffAugust 31, 2017

Blasts at flooded Texas chemical plant

Explosions have been heard coming from a chemical plant near the flooded US city of Houston. Emergency officials reported two ...

staffAugust 30, 2017

Flood-hit houston imposes curfew

The US city of Houston is under a night-time curfew as it battles the impact of Hurricane Harvey. The storm ...

staffAugust 29, 2017

Catastrophic floods rising in Houston

“Catastrophic” flooding in the US state of Texas is only expected to worsen in coming days as waters rise following ...

staffAugust 28, 2017

Houston battles unprecedented floods, roads turned into rivers

The US city of Houston is in the grip of the biggest storm in the history of the state of ...

staffAugust 26, 2017

US storm to bring catastrophic flooding

Texas will be hit by “catastrophic and life-threatening flooding”, the US National Hurricane Center has warned, as Hurricane Harvey moves ...

staffAugust 25, 2017

Florida inmate Mark Asay executed by experimental injection

A white supremacist convicted of racially motivated murders three decades ago in Florida has been executed by lethal injection. Mark ...

staffAugust 24, 2017

White supremacist Cantwell hands himself in

A white supremacist wanted by police over his role in violent clashes at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has handed ...

staffAugust 18, 2017

Top White House aide Steve Bannon fired

White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is the latest top aide of President Donald Trump to leave his post. Press ...