Belinda Morris

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Diplomacy to continue with North Korea 'until first bomb drops,' Tillerson says

After threats from President Trump aimed at North Korea, US Secretary of State Tillerson said he was told to continue working to calming the crisis. …

Scientists Have Found A New Threat To The Ozone Layer — And They Say It’s Getting Stronger

It has been more than three decades since a hole was discovered in Earth’s ozone layer. While the layer seems to have stabilized to a certain extent …

Europeans feel Donald Trump's expected withdrawal from Iran deal threatens world peace

Most analysts expect US President Donald Trump to abandon the landmark nuclear agreement with Iran this week. Will he really do it? And if he does, …

An absolutely maddening exchange between Sarah Sanders and the media

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> On Tuesday, amid chiding reporters for lacking a sense of humor about something that was not a joke, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders had the following exchange with One America News Network's Trey Yingst:<p><b>Yingst</b>: "And I have one quick follow-up, Sarah, on taxes. The …

Sarah Sanders

Puerto Rico: US officials privately acknowledge serious food shortage

Federal officials privately admit there is a massive shortage of meals in Puerto Rico three weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.<p>Officials at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (Fema) say that the government and its partners are only providing 200,000 meals a day to meet the needs …

Caribbean

Weah maintains lead in Liberia election's early results

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former international soccer star George Weah maintained an early lead in Liberia's election Friday as the West African …

Africa

Nuclear test leaves Chinese city shaken - CNN Video

As CNN's Matt Rivers reports, North Korea's latest nuclear test leaves one Chinese city on edge.

North Korea

The reality of living with 50℃ temperatures in our major cities

Australia is hot. But future extreme hot weather will be worse still, with new research predicting that Sydney and Melbourne are on course for 50℃ …

Earth May Be Close to 'Threshold of Catastrophe'

The amount of carbon dioxide that humans will have released into the atmosphere by 2100 may be enough to trigger a sixth mass extinction, a new study …

Climate Change

‘Selfie-girl’ at anti-Muslim protest apologises for anti-Semitic remarks

Zakia Belkhiri, a teenager who won praise after posing in front anti-Muslim protestors in Belgium while taking selfies, has issued an apology after journalists unearthed a number of anti-Semitic comments posted on her social media accounts.<p>Belkhiri was widely praised after photos emerged last week …

After migrants, German nationalist party takes aim at Islam

ERFURT, Germany (AP) — Weeks after declaring that there is no place for Islam in Germany, a surging nationalist party has sharpened its rhetoric …

Religion

Islamic State calls for attacks on the West during Ramadan in audio message | Reuters

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A new message purporting to come from the spokesman of Islamic State calls on followers to launch attacks on the United States and Europe during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which begins in early June.<p>“Ramadan, the month of conquest and jihad. Get prepared, be ready ... to …

North Africa

Austria's presidential election Sunday could bring victory for far-right candidate

A conservative candidate for Austria's presidency who opposes immigrants, Muslims and a proposed transatlantic free trade agreement may win Sunday's election in a vote that could herald a lurch to the right across Europe.<p>If victorious, Norbert Hofer of the Freedom Party would be the first far-right …

Europe

In South Carolina, ‘potentially historic’ flooding after days of rainfall

https://videos.posttv.com/washpost-production/TWP/20151005/5612c243e4b01e719073cff4/5612c24ce4b0335dda30e585_1439399835595-cf9g26_t_1444069989564_1280_720_2000.mp4<p>CHARLESTON, S.C. — Record rainfall lashed South Carolina on Sunday, resulting in what the National Weather Service called “potentially …

Weather

Julia Morales: Her Son With Cancer Beaten By School Bullies — But School Suspended Her Boy Instead

Julia Morales is the mom of a teen boy who suffers from cancer and who recently entered Becton Regional High School in East Rutherford, New Jersey. …

Pope Francis: Divorce Is Sometimes ‘Morally Necessary’ To Protect Children

Pope Francis seemed to justify divorce when he said that it is sometimes “morally necessary” to protect the children of the families that go through …

Pope Francis

Landslide in Guatemala: Pictures

Rainfall

Oregon gunman was Army dropout who studied mass shooters

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The 26-year-old gunman who opened fire on fellow students in his community college English class, killing nine people, was an …

Guns

Obama on Oregon shooting: 'Somehow this has become routine'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Powerless to act after yet another mass shooting, all the president of the United States could do was vent.<p>Barack Obama has clasped grieving parents close. His voice has broken as he's read aloud the names of murdered kids. He's wept in the White House briefing room. He's raged …

Guns

Another blast hits China's Liucheng county after series of deadly mail bombs

A huge explosion damaged a six-storey building in southern China on Thursday at 8 a.m. local time, a day after a series of mail bombs blew up in over …

Oregon Shooting: Umpqua Community College Gunman Talked Religion

At least 10 people were killed and nine others were wounded when a gunman who demanded to know his victims' religions opened fire Thursday on a campus in southwest Oregon, witnesses and authorities said.<p>The gunman was killed in a firefight with Douglas County sheriff's deputies at Umpqua Community …

Law Enforcement

Brisbane weather: Rain, hail, 10,000 lightning strikes and 'shocking' traffic

Mr James said while the atmosphere was still volatile, rain was expected to be isolated in the afternoon.<p><b>EARLIER:</b> Rain, hail and more than 10,000 …

Virginia and New Jersey Declared State of Emergency for Hurricane Joaquin

Hurricane Joaquin is gathering strength as it barrels through the Bahamas and possibly towards the East Coast of the United States; Virginia and New …

Why New York City Will Be Flooded More Often

Flood risk in New York City has increased in recent decades due to human-caused sea level rise and the related storm surge that occurs during …

Chinese president Xi Jinping will arrive at the UN armed with a list of things he wants changed

On Sept. 28, Xi Jinping will make his first speech as China’s president to the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Ahead of his talk, China’s foreign ministry helpfullypublished a list of amendments it would like to see the international body make, “so as to turn the vision of the UN …

China

Residents Perplexed After Calif. Lake Mysteriously Goes Dry Overnight Leaving Thousands of Fish Dead

Residents are perplexed after thousands of fish were left dead last weekend when a Northern California reservoir mysteriously went dry overnight.<p>“Something went haywire,” Aaron Seandel, chairman of a water quality committee, told the Sacramento Bee.<p>Image source: Screen grab via KMAX-TV<p>KMAX-TV …

Syria's civil war prompts first 'Doomsday Vault' withdrawal

<b>(CNN) —</b> The horror of Syria's civil war is familiar to most, thanks to the ghastly images of death and destruction -- and most recently, of fleeing refugees -- that have played out across our screens.<p>But the conflict's ugly effects have now reached far beyond the devastated streets of Syria and the …

Middle East

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Paleontology