Russia urges against ‘giving in to emotions’ over North Korea

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov today spoke out against “giving in to emotions” amid tensions over North Korea’s nuclear programme, in phone talks with his US counterpart, Moscow said. Lavrov “noted that a choice should be made in favour of political and diplomatic efforts to look for a peaceful settlement,” Russia’s foreign ministry said after […]

Hurricane Harvey relief fund started by J.J. Watt hits $20 million

J.J. Watt’s relief fund for Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston has reached $20 million — 100 times more than the NFL star’s original goal. More than 180,000 donations have been made, mostly for less than $100 each, since Watt started the fund Aug. 28 with a donation of $100,000 and a goal of raising $200,000, according to […]

Atlantic hurricane season 2017: What you should know

Hurricane Irma is now considered a Category 5 hurricane. The storm was approximately 180 miles east of Antigua, the National Hurricane Center said Tuesday. The news comes after Hurricane Harvey slammed Houston and other parts of Texas. Harvey’s death toll has reached at least 60. The hurricane season for the Atlantic – which started June 1 – will continue […]