- 2018-09-22 04:09:11Z
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Gray muck is flowing into the Cape Fear River from the site of a dam breach at a Wilmington power plant Friday where an old coal ash dump had been covered over by Florence's floodwaters.
The NHTSA (US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) tested the safety of the Tesla Model 3 sedan and, just like the Model S and Model X, the car has received perfect 5-star ratings in every category. Tesla describes safety as, "the most important part of the overall Model 3 design" and with nothing rated below 5-stars in all categories from the NHTSA, which published the results this week, the Model 3 gets an overall safety rating of 5-stars with zero recalls. The side crash rating was broken down into two main categories: the side barrier and side pole ratings.
In Beijing, the Chinese government expressed anger and demanded the sanctions be withdrawn. The U.S. State Department said it would immediately impose sanctions on China's Equipment Development Department (EDD), the military branch responsible for weapons and equipment, and its director, Li Shangfu, for engaging in "significant transactions" with Rosoboronexport, Russia's main arms exporter. The sanctions are related to China's purchase of 10 SU-35 combat aircraft in 2017 and S-400 surface-to-air missile system-related equipment in 2018, the State Department said.
Residents in the impoverished communities of Villa Hugo 1 and 2 and Valle Hill in Puerto Rico have been largely forgotten by federal and local government agencies after Maria and still have a long road to recovery. A year after the storm, many remain vulnerable to the next big storm.
The lines for tarps and bottled water have dwindled, viewed as a hopeful sign that desperation is giving way to something else.
The tickets don't come cheap
A swimmer has died from an apparent shark bite off the coast of Massachusetts in the northeastern United States, a police report on the rare incident said. The victim, in his mid-20s, "was bitten by what is believed to be a shark" while he swam at Newcomb Hollow Beach in the Cape Cod area, Wellfleet Police said in a statement Saturday. "The town beaches are closed to swimming for the next 24 hours," the police said.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The shine is starting to come off South Korean President Moon Jae-in's engagement strategy with the North.
German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer on Saturday said he remained optimistic about completing a deal on migrants with Italy despite pushback from Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini. Salvini on Friday denied having reached a deal to take back migrants who had already applied for asylum in Italy, saying he wanted more concessions from Berlin. Seehofer had announced on Thursday that he had secured an accord with Italy over the issue in line with similar deals negotiated with Greece and Spain.
Throughout her more than two decades in the Senate, Sen. Susan Collins
CLARKSBURG, Md. (AP) - A man accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend was found dead in his Maryland jail cell on Thursday, the day his trial's opening statements were scheduled to begin.
A major issue in Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation hearings is
Interstate 5 remains closed in Shasta County because of a fast-moving wildfire. The Delta Fire is burning about ten miles north of Redding. So far, the fire has grown to 23 square miles and has zero percent containment.
Pence office, Pompeo deny being author of anonymous New York Times op-ed. Ellison Barber reports from the White House.
WASHINGTON ― House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) lightly distanced himself on
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Latest on Sen. John McCain's final service and burial (all times local):
A Blue Springs native who was missing for close to a week in Belize has been found dead, according to her family.
Scripture read by McCain's good friend, Sen. Lindsey Graham.
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Sen. John McCain's Vietnamese jailer said he respected his former inmate and felt sad about his death, as others in Vietnam paid their respects to the former U.S. Navy pilot who became a prisoner of war and later was instrumental in bringing the wartime foes together.
BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) - A judge on Friday entered a not guilty plea on behalf of a man charged with opening fire and killing three people at a crowded suburban Denver Walmart.