Federal authorities announced Tuesday they had arrested two former officials from the Federal Emergency Management Authority (FEMA), as well as the former president of the main relief contracting agency in Puerto Rico, Cobra, for allegedly taking bribes ...

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Wisconsin officials are investigating whether an illegal THC-infused vape cartridge manufacturing operation allegedly run by two brothers is connected to a spate of vaping-linked deaths and lung illnesses across the country. Tyler Huffhines, 20, and Jacob ...

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HONG KONG, Sept. 15 (UPI) --Defying a police ban on a scheduled march and rally Sunday, tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters took to the streets for the 15th straight weekend on a day that saw some of the worst violence in weeks. After a peaceful ...

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TUNIS (Reuters) - Two political outsiders said they believed they had advanced to the second round of Tunisia’s presidential election on Sunday, citing exit polls, though no official results have been announced. A representative for detained media ...

Iran denies carrying out crippling attacks on Saudi oil facilities
ISTANBUL — Iran on Sunday rejected U.S. accusations it was responsible for devastating attacks on two oil installations in Saudi Arabia that struck at the heart of the kingdom’s oil industry and forced Aramco, the state oil company, to suspend its ...   Washington Post  
Anti-establishment Figures Claim First Round Wins In Tunisia Polls
Two anti-establishment candidates in Tunisia's divisive election claimed Sunday to have won through to a runoff, hours after polling closed in the country's second free presidential poll since the 2011 Arab Spring. In a sign of voter apathy, especially ...   International Business Times  
Violence Flares as Protesters Defy a Police Ban to March Through Hong Kong's Streets
Protesters in Hong Kong once again defied a police ban Sunday to march through the enclave’s downtown districts in their push for greater political freedom, but what began as a peaceful ...   Time  
Iran Rejects U.S. Accusations Over Saudi Oil-Facility Attacks
Iran denied American accusations that it was behind Saturday’s strikes on Saudi oil facilities, as the kingdom rushed to contain the fallout from attacks that could disrupt global petroleum supplies. Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed ...   Wall Street Journal  
Mike Pence's nephew marries Kellyanne Conway's cousin in New Jersey: report
Vice President Mike Pence’s nephew married presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway’s cousin in a New Jersey wedding ceremony Saturday. John Pence is a senior adviser on President Trump’s campaign and the nephew of Pence. Giovanna Coia is a White ...   Fox News  
Afghan officials: Thousands of troops ready for polling day
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan officials say around 100,000 members of the country’s security forces are ready for polling day. The presidential election is scheduled for Sept 28. Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the Interior Ministry said on Sunday that ...   Washington Post  
Tunisia Heads To Polls For Tightly Fought Presidential Contest
Rarely has the outcome of an election been so uncertain in Tunisia, the cradle and partial success story of the Arab Spring, as some seven million voters head to the polls Sunday to choose from a crowded field. Key players include media mogul Nabil Karoui ...   International Business Times  
Trump confirms Osama bin Laden's son Hamza killed in U.S. operation
Hamza bin Laden, the son and potential successor of late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation, President Donald Trump confirmed Saturday. He was killed in an operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, the ...   NBC News  
Houthi Drone Strikes Disrupt Almost Half Of Saudi Oil Exports
Yemen's Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for drone strikes on two Saudi Aramco oil facilities early Saturday, according to a statement by a Houthi spokesman. Reuters and The Wall Street Journal report that about half of the country's oil ...   NPR  
Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters clash with rivals
Sept. 14 (UPI) --Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters clashed Saturday with Bejing supporters in the mall. In the standoff at a mall in Kowloon Bay Saturday, dozens of pro-government protesters waved Chinese flags and chanted "support the police, as pro ...   UPI.com