The death toll increased to 50 in the Bahamas, where Hurricane Dorian pummeled 320 km/h winds, according to a spokesman for the islands' National Emergency Management Agency.
US president's veto comes after he suffered an embarrassing defeat when senators, including fellow Republicans, voted to terminate his declaration of an emergency on the Mexican border.
The vote comes despite President Donald Trump's repeated warnings that he will reject legislation that would end his national emergency declaration at border with Mexico.
The first female Muslim lawmaker in America, Omar has been receiving hateful comments and criticism for questioning the role of pro-Israeli lobbies in US politics.
As the US government reopens on Monday, after a five-week shutdown, S&P Global Ratings says the move has caused the loss of $6 billion to the US economy.
Pelosi receives 220 votes for speaker while US Republican Representative Kevin McCarthy gets 192 votes. She will serve as speaker for second time.
President Donald Trump says he had been briefed about the suspect that law enforcement earlier took into custody in relation to the recent spate of suspicious packages sent to prominent Democrats and others.
US lawmakers rejected the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act by an overwhelming 121 to 301 amid the border crisis that has seen thousands of migrant families separated.
Ahead of Turkey's June 24 elections, the most asked question is the fate of Kurdish votes. The stance of Turkey's mostly Kurdish populated cities will be one of the determinants of the presidential and parliamentary elections.
US Congress ends a brief government shutdown by reaching a wide-ranging deal that is expected to push budget deficits into the $1 trillion-a-year zone.
US President Donald Trump praises "incredible meetings" at Camp David, where Republicans discussed security, military, budget and immigration issues, among other topics.
Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election beating President Donald Trump's candidate Roy Moore who faces a litany of sexual misconduct allegations.
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