Daily Archive: October 2, 2017

Oct
02

Trump visits Puerto Rico to highlight storm response

Trump visits Puerto Rico to highlight storm responseDonald Trump will survey hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico Tuesday, hoping to underscore government recovery efforts and repair damage done by his contentious early response to the crisis. Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Maria thrashed through the verdant island, residents are still short of food and largely without access to power or portable water. Trump’s wants to show that the federal government is on top of the daunting recovery effort, and that 3.4 million US citizens are not forgotten.


Oct
02

Rock Legend Tom Petty Dead at 66 After Massive Cardiac Arrest

Rock Legend Tom Petty Dead at 66 After Massive Cardiac ArrestTom Petty died Monday of a cardiac arrest in Los Angeles, PEOPLE confirms


Oct
02

Fleeing offensives, where are the IS jihadists going?

Fleeing offensives, where are the IS jihadists going?The Islamic State group is under attack across the remaining parts of its self-proclaimed caliphate, but what happens to its thousands of fighters as their group loses grip on territory? Facing multiple offensives, the jihadist group has lost the Libyan city of Sirte, Iraq’s Mosul and Ramadi, and is now on the verge of being ousted from its former Syrian stronghold Raqa. At its peak IS counted tens of thousands of fighters among its ranks, with US officials estimating as many as 40,000 foreign fighters travelled to join the jihadists over the years.


Oct
02

Australia has 'better understanding' of where MH370 might be

Australia has 'better understanding' of where MH370 might beAustralian search chiefs said Tuesday they now have a better understanding of where flight MH370 might be, admitting it was inconceivable that a commercial plane could vanish in the modern era. The Malaysia Airlines jet with 239 people on board disappeared in March 2014 en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, sparking a massive underwater search in the remote southern Indian Ocean which ended in January. No trace of the aircraft was found in a 120,000 square kilometre (46,000 square mile) zone based on satellite analysis of the jet’s likely trajectory after it diverted from its flight path.


Oct
02

Australia building approvals pick up in August

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