UK PM Theresa May's ministers still fully behind her Brexit plans: spokesman

May's cabinet is due to discuss Brexit negotiations on Monday. Her Conservative Party is deeply divided over the direction talks with the EU should take. The British prime minister, who has called for the EU to evolve their negotiating position, will also meet the European Parliament's chief Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt on Monday, her spokesman said.

Russia says will send newer S-300 missile systems to Syria

Syrian government missile defense systems last week shot down a Russian military plane, killing all 15 people on board. Russia laid the blame squarely on Israel, saying that its fighter jet pushed the Russian aircraft into the line of fire. Russian officials said Syria's outdated S-200 systems weren't sophisticated enough to identify the Russian plane as a friendly one.

Hurricane Florence: Severe flooding feared near South Carolina coast

Rivers swelling with the floodwaters of former Hurricane Florence are threatening to swamp communities near the South Carolina coast, leaving thousands ready to evacuate.