Trump promises federal aid to storm-ravaged state

August 29, 2017 in International

President Donald Trump yesterday promised federal assistance to storm-ravaged parts of Texas, insisting Congress will act swiftly on a multibillion-dollar Hurricane Harvey recovery package as the government signalled current funds will be exhausted in the next few weeks. “I think it'll happen very quickly,” Trump said...

13 dead in Barcelona terror attack

August 18, 2017 in International

[caption id="attachment_19001" align="alignright" width="300"] A woman cries as she and a man are escorted by Spanish policemen outside a cordoned-off area after a van ploughed into the crowd, in Barcelona, Spain, yesterday.[/caption] At least 13 people were killed yesterday when a driver deliberately slammed a van...