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September 23, 2017 12:01 AM Mnuchin flew on government jet to Washington following appearance at Trump Tower

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin flew on a government jet from New York City to Washington following a news conference with President Trump last month at Trump Tower, according to a Treasury investigator now reviewing the trip. The flight, first reported by ABC, joins a series of expensive taxpayer-funded trips taken by Trump’s Cabinet secretaries 67

September 20, 2017 3:30 AM The Latest: Jose weakens to tropical storm off US East Coast

Jose has weakened to a tropical storm, but forecasters expect dangerous surf and rip currents will continue along the East Coast of the U.S. for several days. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says Jose’s top winds have decreased to about 70 mph (110 kph) Tuesday night, and it’s expected to weaken more over the next two days. The storm is 230 miles 85

September 8, 2017 2:51 AM The Latest: FSU cancels football game ahead of Irma

The Latest: FSU cancels football game ahead of Irma Florida State canceled its home football game Saturday against Louisiana-Monroe because of impending Hurricane Irma. The cancellation Thursday night came after Florida Gov. Rick Scott ordered all state colleges and universities closed through Monday to support shelter and emergency relief efforts 116

August 29, 2017 3:15 PM South African Airways to stop flights to Malawi

South African Airways (SAA) will stop flights to Malawi within the next few months as a way of saving money. In a bid to cut costs and stay afloat amidst the financial mess at the carrier, it has been reported that South African Airways will stop flying to Lilongwe and Blantyre in October. The South African City Press reported on Sunday, August 27 that the airline 61

August 28, 2017 7:47 AM Ghana Deepens Ties With Equatorial Guinea

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said his three-day visit to Equatorial Guinea is to strengthen existing ties and explore areas of co-operation to the mutual benefit of the people. He noted that for several decades, both nations, at the diplomatic level, had maintained strong relations, adding that he was following in the footsteps of three of his predecessors 61

August 27, 2017 7:40 AM Harvey claims second fatality as floodwaters rise in Texas

ROCKPORT, Texas (Reuters) - Rescue crews raced against rising floodwaters early on Sunday to pull hundreds of stranded residents from their homes and cars in southeast Texas as Harvey, the most powerful storm to hit the state in more than 50 years, roared inland. The storm has killed at least two people and Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said on Twitter 85

August 24, 2017 5:39 PM SpaceX unveils sleek, white spacesuit for astronaut travel

SpaceX has unveiled a sleek white spacesuit for astronauts on its crewed flights coming up next year. Chief executive Elon Musk made the big reveal via Instagram on Wednesday. He says it's not him in the new suit, rather a SpaceX engineer. SpaceX is developing a crew version of its Dragon cargo capsule for NASA astronauts. Boeing is also working to get U.S. astronauts 104

August 24, 2017 10:01 AM Cars destroyed, trees uprooted and streets flooded: Dramatic pictures show the devastating aftermath brought by Typhoon Hato after it lashed southern China and left 16 dead

Southern China is dealing with the aftermath of Typhoon Hato which has left 16 people dead and 153 injured. Worst hit in the area is the former Portuguese territory of Macau where nine people were killed and rescuers still searching today through submerged cars for trapped people. The typhoon struck the region with winds of more than 200 kilometres an hour (124 miles 45

August 23, 2017 10:41 AM Typhoon Hato leaves three dead in Macau after sweeping through Hong Kong

Local media showed severe flooding had left cars underwater and people swimming in Macau's city streets, with the territory's mega-casinos running on back-up generators. Three men aged 30 to 65 died, the Macau government said, while two people were missing. One of the men died after being injured by a wall that blew down, another fell from a fourth floor 56

August 23, 2017 10:13 AM Severe Typhoon Hato shuts down Hong Kong

Hong Kong – Typhoon Hato smashed into Hong Kong on Wednesday with hurricane force winds and heavy rains in the worst storm the city has seen for five years, shutting down the stock market and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights. The weather observatory raised the storm warning to the city's maximum Typhoon 10 signal for the first time in five years 53