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Security lapse sparks evacuation at Frankfurt airport

Security lapse sparks evacuation at Frankfurt airport Unverified video footage posted on social media during the police operation appeared to show passengers being evacuated from a terminal. The alert was resolved shortly after 2.30pm local time and the airport resumed operating as normal. Fraport said operations at Germany's busiest airport had meanwhile restarted, adding that more than 100 staff had helped assist police during the two-hour operat... [Full Article...]

Rick Gates says he and Manafort disguised foreign income as loans

This time, however, Manafort himself provided Gates the template to be used for vendor payments, according to the witness. On Tuesday, the court was shown a series of emails, contracts and what prosecutor Greg Andres referred to as "fake invoices", in which Gates altered the template to show the name of a shell company instead of Manafort's. [Full Article...]

Israel 'welcomes' assassination of top Syrian weapons expert

Israel 'welcomes' assassination of top Syrian weapons expert The attack took place on Saturday night in Masyaf, west of Hama, home to one of Syria's main weapons-development facilities, run by the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center. Speaking on condition of anonymity, the official said his agency had been informed of the operation, and that Mossad had been tracking Azbar for a long time . [Full Article...]

2018 primary election: Check back for results from statewide and local races

2018 primary election: Check back for results from statewide and local races The Congressional Leadership Fund has spent almost $3 million on television and radio ads, and the National Republican Congressional Committee has spent another almost $1 million on ads. Sam Brownback (R) to a position in the State Department. Some Democratic Kansas voters were drawn to the polls not by the closely-watched governor's race, but by a contested race in the 3rd Congressional Distr... [Full Article...]

Malaysia's former PM Najib questioned ahead of pre-trial hearing

Malaysia's former PM Najib questioned ahead of pre-trial hearing The DoJ has sought to take custody of the Equanimity , after it was seized by Indonesia in February at the request of US authorities as part of a multi-billion dollar anti-kleptocracy investigation into 1MDB. He said the Attorney-General's Chambers had invoked the Admiralty jurisdiction of the High Court of Malaya at Kuala Lumpur against the " Equanimity " yesterday. [Full Article...]

Great White Sharks Seen Off Truro; Beaches Closed

Great White Sharks Seen Off Truro; Beaches Closed A video from the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy was posted to YouTube on Monday. Researchers from the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy got the shock of their lives when a great white breached the water right next to their research boat off the coast of Wellfleet. [Full Article...]

German couple sentenced for selling son to pedophiles on the internet

German couple sentenced for selling son to pedophiles on the internet The couple was also ordered to pay a total of 42,500 euro (£38,000) in compensation to the boy and another victim, a young girl. Her partner, Christian L, was sentenced to 12 years by the court in Freiburg. Lais admitted on the witness stand to the assaults on the boy. The mother confessed to the crimes during the trial but did not reveal her motive. [Full Article...]

PTI formally nominates Imran Khan as Prime Minister

PTI formally nominates Imran Khan as Prime Minister Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday has chose to halt election results of 32 national and provincial assemblies' constituencies. Citing a video from from a 2012 event in India - where Aamir had promised Imran to visit Pakistan to celebrate his party's election victory in 2013, if they won - the media was reporting whether would Aamir stand true to his word. [Full Article...]

Bologna crash: Tanker truck fireball kills two and injures dozens

Bologna crash: Tanker truck fireball kills two and injures dozens According to the news agency, Italian media said a lorry carrying cars collided on a bridge with another tanker lorry containing inflammable materials. Videos show flames shooting up in the air after the explosion, replaced later by a thick black cloud of smoke. Photo taken on August 6, 2018 shows damaged cars at the scene of an explosion in Bologna, Italy. [Full Article...]

British politician Boris Johnson asked to apologize for burka comments

British politician Boris Johnson asked to apologize for burka comments Mr Lewis announced he agreed with Mr Burt in a Tweet calling on the former London mayor to say sorry. Burt told the BBC that Johnson had been defending Muslim women's right to wear the religious dress. Mr Lammy added: "Muslim women are having their burkas pulled off by thugs in our streets and Boris Johnson's response is to mock them for "looking like letter boxes". [Full Article...]

Matthew Seiyefa Appointed Acting DG Of DSS, Meets Osinbajo

Matthew Seiyefa Appointed Acting DG Of DSS, Meets Osinbajo Insiders at the SSS said he is close to retirement, and was indeed billed to proceed on terminal leave later this month. Earlier today, the national assembly complex was besieged by officers of the DSS who prevented lawmakers from gaining access to the building. [Full Article...]

Accused Parkland shooter says demon spoke to him

Accused Parkland shooter says demon spoke to him John Curcio , a Broward Sheriff's Office detective who was interrogating Cruz, asked the mass murder suspect to describe the demon. The report notes that Broward school officials did not accurately state Cruz's options when he was about to be removed from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School - where he ultimately killed 17 people. [Full Article...]

Mollie Tibbetts investigators following ‘hundreds’ of leads, authorities say

Mollie Tibbetts investigators following ‘hundreds’ of leads, authorities say Farm owner Wayne Cheney says he was questioned at least two times by investigators. The farmer has not been charged in Tibbetts' case. He told Fox News that agents were welcome to search his entire property and that they would not find anything. [Full Article...]

Mendocino Complex becomes largest wildfire in California history - state officials

Mendocino Complex becomes largest wildfire in California history - state officials Experts say whichever approach Cal Fire takes, California firefighters are often more aggressive in trying to extinguish wildfires than those in other less-populated states. The Pentagon said yesterday it would send 200 soldiers to help firefighters to fight the fires. The fire has destroyed dozens of homes and other buildings, and more than 11,000 structures remained threatened, the departmen... [Full Article...]

M Karunanidhi passes away

M Karunanidhi passes away He was also elected to the state Assembly 13 times. Massive crowds gathered overnight as Chennai's Kauvery Hospital on Monday evening revealed that the condition of DMK supremo M Karunanidhi has further declined. The minister wrote on Twitter, "Deeply saddened by the demise of former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Kalaignar Karunanidhi". Karunanidhi, one of the foremost Dravidian polit... [Full Article...]

Saudi education ministry: Plan already in action to transfer students from Canada

Saudi education ministry: Plan already in action to transfer students from Canada The airline now operates at least two routes flying out of Toronto's Pearson International Airport - one to the Saudi capital city of Riyadh, the other to the city of Jeddah. Canada last week said it was "gravely concerned" over a new wave of arrests, including award-winning gender rights activist Samar Badawi, pictured left. [Full Article...]

Gates tells Manafort trial he assisted in filing false tax returns

Gates tells Manafort trial he assisted in filing false tax returns Those admissions are likely to become a focal point for Manafort's defence team when he is cross examined on Tuesday. The defendant's lawyers say Rick Gates embezzled millions of dollars from Mr Manafort's consulting firm. That's probably because prosecutors are trying to build their case against Manfort on dry-sounding stuff like tax documents, tax law, company ledgers, emails and other recor... [Full Article...]

"Totally Legal": Trump Admits His Son Met Russian Lawyer In Election Year

He repeated that he had not known about the meeting in advance. On Twitter , he wrote: "Fake News reporting, a complete fabrication , that I am concerned about the meeting my wonderful son , Donald, had in Trump Tower". The U.S. intelligence community, members of Congress in both parties and even Trump have acknowledged that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential election. [Full Article...]

Apple, Facebook and Spotify delete Alex Jones’ content for "glorifying violence"

Apple, Facebook and Spotify delete Alex Jones’ content for Apple confirmed on Sunday that it had removed five of the six podcasts that Infowars created. Facebook said in a statement the company removed the pages due to repeated violations of its ethical standards against "hate speech that attacks or dehumanizes others". [Full Article...]

Brooklyn nail salon workers beat customer over ‘botched’ eyebrow

Brooklyn nail salon workers beat customer over ‘botched’ eyebrow Calls to close a Brooklyn nail salon are growing louder Monday, days after video was shared online apparently capturing employees attacking patrons with brooms, dust pans and, allegedly, acetone . "We don't need to protest, we need to financially castrate this business". "This place will never get my money". Those who use public services might usually think they're right, but - in reali... [Full Article...]


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