Helping Haiti After Hurricane Matthew — Intersection

Matthew struck Haiti on October 4, packing wind speeds of 230 kilometres per hour and causing extensive flooding, destroying homes, and uprooting trees, before moving on to hit five USA states causing further fatalities. As the Two-Way has reported... More..

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Boston police officers wounded in shooting remain in critical condition
by | Sunday, October 16, 2016

Boston police officers wounded in shooting remain in critical condition

An artery in Morris' leg was severed, and his life was probably saved by another officer who tied a tourniquet on it, Evans said. Police have identified the shooter as 33-year-old Kirk Figueroa. The vehicle w...More..

by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Missiles fired in direction of Norfolk-based USS Mason

Images published online afterward show that the ship suffered significant damage. U.S. Navy officials declined to immediately discuss what kind of rockets were used in the USS Mason incident. Any Iranian in...More..

Iraqi PM rejects Turkish claim on Mosul campaign
by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Iraqi PM rejects Turkish claim on Mosul campaign

But the Turkish presence at the Bashiqa base, close to the Iraqi city of Mosul, has become the center of a deepening dispute with Baghdad. "You've got to look at Mosul as the crown jewel right now", said Maj....More..

Oil Output Climbs, Prices Fall
by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Oil Output Climbs, Prices Fall

OPEC pumped a record 33.64 million barrels of crude a day in September, the IEA said in a report Tuesday. WTI crude oil prices were down 0.8% at $50.95. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries in...More..

May rejects call for vote as parliament debates scrutiny of Brexit
by | Friday, October 14, 2016

May rejects call for vote as parliament debates scrutiny of Brexit

However she came under pressure from Jeremy Corbyn, who said the Prime Minister was pursuing a " shambolic Tory Brexit " to appease her backbenchers. The opposition Labour party on Wednesday demanded a debate...More..

United Kingdom lawmakers press government for say on Brexit-EU talks
by | Friday, October 14, 2016

United Kingdom lawmakers press government for say on Brexit-EU talks

A Labour source had said there was a "very real possibility" that rebellious Tories could back the party's motion in a Commons debate today, which calls for MPs to be given proper scrutiny before Article 50 of ...More..

Burundi lawmakers vote to withdraw from ICC; would be 1st
by | Thursday, October 13, 2016

Burundi lawmakers vote to withdraw from ICC; would be 1st

Burundian opponents of President Pierre Nkurunziza say his decision to seek a third term a year ago violated the constitution and a peace agreement that ended a civil war in 2005. A letter on Monday signed by F...More..

by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Putin shuns Paris visit after France offers talks only on Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin has postponed a meeting over Syria with French leader Francois Hollande that was planned next week in Paris amid growing diplomatic tensions between the two countries. Russi...More..

Crisis-plagued Trump apologizes for lewd talk about women
by | Monday, October 10, 2016

Crisis-plagued Trump apologizes for lewd talk about women

Giuliani raised the issue of the Clinton marriage, a possible precursor of arguments that the Republican candidate will use Sunday evening. But so far, Trump doesn't seem especially contrite. "There is no acc...More..

by | Monday, October 10, 2016

Bank of America 500 postponed until Sunday

The Sprint Cup race will be run during the day Sunday. Alex Bowman (88) heads to the garage after wrecking with Casey Mears (13) early in the 37th Annual Bank of America 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Race at Charlott...More..

Caitlyn Jenner first Kardashian clan member to speak
by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Caitlyn Jenner first Kardashian clan member to speak

According to authorities, the robbers held up Kardashian at gunpoint before locking her in a bathroom and fleeing on bicycles with a jewelry box and the $4.9 million ring. Kim's former bodyguard Steve Stanulis ...More..

Rain and wind batter Florida as hurricane looms
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Rain and wind batter Florida as hurricane looms

Hurricane Matthew was carrying extremely risky winds of 120 miles per hour (195 kph), the US National Hurricane Center said. Earlier, panicked residents were pictured stockpiling supplies, reinforcing their h...More..

by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Supreme Court Has Low-key Start, Will Hear First Arguments Tuesday

Hamm was sentenced to die after being convicted of fatally shooting Patrick Cunningham during a holdup in Cullman. In June, the court split 4-4 on the case, leaving in place a Texas judge's decision to block th...More..

Russia Rejects Claims Of Drugged Diplomats; Suggests They Were Drunk
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Russia Rejects Claims Of Drugged Diplomats; Suggests They Were Drunk

According to The Washington Post , a recent assembly of us ambassadors shedded some light on the issue, which has increased significantly since Putin's return to power. However, officials have suggested the inv...More..

PKK attack on military vehicle in Turkey: 2 killed, 8 hurt
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

PKK attack on military vehicle in Turkey: 2 killed, 8 hurt

Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possible. The PKK , designated as a terror group by Turkey and...More..

by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

How to watch the vice presidential debate on CNN

Mike Pence will have to offer America a non-radicalized version of Trump's broken policies with little room for steering the conversation elsewhere. To live tweet the VP debate and follow along with others...More..

'My Body, My Choice': Polish Women Protest Against Total Abortion Ban
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

'My Body, My Choice': Polish Women Protest Against Total Abortion Ban

The AP says that in major cities, participation was obvious, with shops closed and police estimating that some 17,000 people were gathered in downtown Warsaw. According to police, a group of people "being unpro...More..

by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Blasts in Syrian city of Hama kill 2, wound 12

Hama is Syria's fourth-largest city and has seen relatively little fighting in recent years as the country's conflict rages on. It's firmly under the control of Assad's forces. On Monday, Adham Sahloul of the...More..

by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Two missed penalties can't stop table-topping Atletico

Oblak then got down well to deny Nani after he cut inside from the right wing before Dani Parejo smashed a curling free-kick over the Atletico wall and into Oblak's arms as Valencia looked to get back into the ...More..

by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Philippines' Duterte apologizes to Jewish community after Nazi remarks

Now, there are 3 million drug addicts. Duterte was addressing critics who have compared him to Hitler for his "war on drugs", which has left over 3,000 Filipinos dead since he took office in July. U.S. State ...More..

Congo plans to delay a national vote for 2 years to 2018
by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

Congo plans to delay a national vote for 2 years to 2018

Any financial assets they have in the U.S. are blocked and Americans are generally barred from engaging in financial transactions with them. The decision to sanction the pair followed "increasing indications ...More..

by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

Philippines President compares himself to Hitler

For his part, HRW Asia Deputy Director Phelim Kine said on Saturday that Mr. Duterte's comments referencing Hitler and the Holocaust are on their face obscene. "I would like (them) to be all criminals to finish...More..

Shimon Peres Laid to Rest as Netanyahu and Abbas Shake Hands
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Shimon Peres Laid to Rest as Netanyahu and Abbas Shake Hands

President Barack Obama gently reminded them of the "unfinished business of peace" at the funeral Friday of Shimon Peres, the last of a generation of Israel's founding fathers. In turn, Peres bestowed the Meda...More..

by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Russian military says it's ready to talk to United States about Aleppo

Mr O'Brien, the under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, told the UN Security Council Aleppo had descended into a "merciless abyss of humanitarian catastrophe unlike any we have witnessed in Syria". ...More..

Ag Adviser Explains Clinton Trade Position After Debate
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Ag Adviser Explains Clinton Trade Position After Debate

Trump said she had praised the deal "and then you heard what I said about it, and all of a sudden you were against it". In that time , the pact grew from a minor free trade agreement between four Pacific state...More..

OPEC agrees on 1st output cut in 8 years
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

OPEC agrees on 1st output cut in 8 years

Saudi-Iran tensions at that time stymied attempts at a meeting by OPEC and non-OPEC producer Russian Federation to reach an output freeze. Iran re-entered the global oil market only earlier this year followin...More..

PM Modi hits out at Pakistan, says India won't forget Uri attack
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

PM Modi hits out at Pakistan, says India won't forget Uri attack

He said that in the last four months, Indian security forces have killed 110 terrorists who allegedly crossed over the cease-fire line in Kashmir from Pakistani territory. Abdul Basit said India should exerc...More..

Gabon's Bongo sworn in as president after disputed elections
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Gabon's Bongo sworn in as president after disputed elections

Opposition candidate Jean Ping vowed to not back down from his pursuit of the presidency hours after the constitutional court upheld the victory of incumbent President Ali Bongo Ondimba, whose family has be...More..

China's Li comes to Canada looking for extradition treaty
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

China's Li comes to Canada looking for extradition treaty

It is normal for China and Canada, with different national conditions and cultural backgrounds, to have different viewpoints or disagreements on some issues, Li said. "The key is how to handle these differences...More..

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

George Soros earmarks $500m for investments to help the refugee crisis

He said there was still a long way to go in resolving the refugee crisis as he felt in many areas, protection for the refugees were in fact regressing. The 50 states and organizations participating in the su...More..

5 shot, 1 killed, after argument at IL party
by | Monday, September 26, 2016

5 shot, 1 killed, after argument at IL party

They were taken to to area hospitals, where one person later died from his injuries. Police said an argument broke out at an apartment party near the scene, then transitioned outside where a fight broke out a...More..

by | Monday, September 26, 2016

Britain's Prince William and Kate visit Canada

William and Kate spent much of the 30 minute journey looking out of the window as they flew from Victoria , the capital of British Columbia, to the nearby bustling metropolis of Vancouver. "I want to commend y...More..

by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

Shell that hit Iraqi base contained sulfur-mustard agent

Residents welcome tribal fighters in the town of Shirqat, near the northern Iraq city of Mosul, on September 22, 2016. Carter told the Senate panel that the coalition is making progress in countering Islami...More..

by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

Gennifer Flowers will join Donald Trump at Monday's presidential debate

To be fair, he is coming at Clinton's invite, so while asking Flowers is far more of a dick move than inviting some rich #NeverHillary guy, some say she prompted Trump's actions. The co-chairman of the Commissi...More..

Trump Adviser Investigated for Ties to Russian Government
by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

Trump Adviser Investigated for Ties to Russian Government

Yahoo News is reporting that US intelligence officials are trying to establish whether a businessman identified by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as a foreign policy adviser has held private ...More..

Ex-speaker latest to fall in Brazil's corruption scandals
by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

Ex-speaker latest to fall in Brazil's corruption scandals

Rousseff argued that her impeachment was revenge by Cunha for her Workers Party's refusal to save him from the ethics probe that ultimately brought him down. Prosecutors accuse Cunha of corruption and money lau...More..

by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

New Hillary Clinton spot focuses on Donald Trump's comments against women

After all, he dispatched experienced 16 challengers in the Republican primary. It's a good bet that some of Clinton's rhetoric Monday will be lifted from her debate preparation in 2000 and 2008, especially wh...More..

Obama vetoes 9/11 bill, possible override by Congress looms
by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Obama vetoes 9/11 bill, possible override by Congress looms

The Republican-led House is set to vote on a bill to prohibit the United States from making cash payments to Iran and require that Congress be notified before any future claims settlements with Tehran are c...More..

by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Why Obama Vetoed the 9/11 Lawsuit Bill

The measure carries significant emotional weight; the House sent the bill to Obama just two days ahead of the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. "If JASTA were enacted, courts could potentially consi...More..