Charlotte, NC – September 18, 2016: San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) walks off the field at Bank of America Stadium with his fist up in the air after their game against the Panthers.(Gerry Melendez for ESPN) NEW YORK, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump and the sports world engaged in an intensifying spat on Saturday after he called for National Football League owners to fire players who protest during the U.S.
BEIJING/SEOUL, (Reuters) – A small earthquake near North Korea’s nuclear test site on Saturday was probably not manmade, the nuclear proliferation watchdog and a South Korean official said, easing fears Pyongyang had exploded another nuclear bomb just weeks after its last one.
ERBIL, Iraq, (Reuters) – Iraqi Kurds are expected to vote for independence in a referendum on Monday that neighbouring countries and Western powers fear could break up the country and stir broader regional ethnic and sectarian conflict.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria, the second major hurricane to wreak havoc in the Caribbean this month, skirted by the Turks and Caicos Islands yesterday and was blamed for fresh flooding on Puerto Rico two days after ravaging the U.S.
(Trinidad Express) T&T Coast Guard vessel TTS MORUGA CG 27 arrived in Dominica on Thursday with approximately 2.28 tonnes of food items donated and collected from various stakeholders at locations throughout Trinidad and Tobago.
(Trinidad Express) TECHNICIAN Reeshie Surajbally has been committed to stand trial in the High Court on the charge of kidnapping and sexually touching two girls in Barrackpore last year.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. Senator John McCain said yesterday he opposes the latest Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare, dealing the measure what could be a fatal blow given the party’s slim Senate majority.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Wisconsin, Ohio, California and 10 other states said yesterday they were among 21 states that Russian government hackers targeted in an effort to sway the 2016 presidential election in favor of Donald Trump though no votes were changed.
OTTAWA, (Reuters) – Canada will impose targeted sanctions against 40 Venezuelan senior officials, including President Nicolás Maduro, to punish them for “anti-democratic behavior,” the foreign ministry said yesterday.
India using chilli sprays, stun grenades to dissuade Rohingya influx (Reuters photo) NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India has stepped up security along its largely porous eastern border with Bangladesh and is using “chilli and stun grenades” to block the entry of Rohingya Muslims fleeing from violence in their homeland of Myanmar, officials said on Friday.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions against North Korea on Thursday and Pyongyang’s leader defiantly vowed to persist with its nuclear and missile programs and said it would consider measures against the United States.
BOSTON, (Reuters) – Protesters gathered outside a federal court in Boston yesterday where U.S.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria, the strongest storm to strike Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years, carved a path of destruction through the U.S.
UNITED NATIONS, (Reuters) – The United States said yesterday it is weighing whether the Iranian nuclear deal serves its security interests even as Iran said it did not expect Washington to abandon the agreement.
MADRID/BARCELONA, (Reuters) – Spanish police raided Catalan government offices and arrested officials yesterday to halt a banned referendum on independence, an action the regional president said meant Madrid had effectively taken over his administration.
SAN FRANCISCO, (Reuters) – California filed a lawsuit yesterday over the Trump administration’s plan to construct a wall along the border with Mexico, adding to the obstacles facing one of the Republican president’s key campaign promises.
UNITED NATIONS, (Reuters) – Myanmar’s vice president told the United Nations on Wednesday that security forces in his country’s Rakhine State, from which hundreds of thousands of people have recently fled, have been instructed to take “full measures” to avoid collateral damage and harming innocent civilians.
(Barbados Nation) The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency has mobilised its resources for what is expected to be a difficult and complex operation in Dominica following Monday night’s direct hit by Hurricane Maria.
(Trinidad Express) With telecommunications destroyed on the hurricane-ravaged island of Dominica, one of the only means of getting word out to the world is from amateur Ham radio operators.
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday condemned rights abuses in Rakhine state and said violators would be punished, but she did not address U.N.
BEIJING, (Reuters) – China supports efforts by the Myanmar government to protect its national security and opposes recent violent attacks in the country’s Rakhine state, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told U.N.