Free Press Journal
  • Hurricane Florence: A million asked to flee

    Charleston : Powerful Hurricane Florence was tracking towards the US East Coast Tuesday, prompting authorities to order upwards of one million people to evacuate the path of the extremely dangerous storm forecasters said could soon intensify.

  • Bethanie-Safarova win women’s doubles title

    Paris : Top seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova clinched their third straight Grand Slam title at Roland Garros after a dominating performance over Aussie duo Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua.

  • Funerals in Charleston for slain members of black church

    Charleston (US): Funerals for three more victims of a deadly shooting during a Bible study group in South Carolina were held at the historic black church where they were killed. The services for Cynthia Hurd, Tywanza Sanders and Susie Jackson were at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, 11 days after a gunman entered the church and opened fire on a Bible study group. Police contend the attack was racially motivated.

  • US still not cured of racism: Obama

    Washington : President Barack Obama says the United States has not overcome its history of racism and is using the N-word to make his case.