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United Kingdom names two Russian nationals as suspects in Salisbury Novichok attack

United Kingdom names two Russian nationals as suspects in Salisbury Novichok attack British police also released images of the two men, both around 40 years old, who were blamed for the attack in Salisbury on March 4. Police said they were still not absolutely certain that the bottle found by Rowley was the bottle used to apply Novichok to Sergei Skripal's front door. [Full Article...]

Egyptian arrested after suspected bombing attempt near US Embassy

Egyptian arrested after suspected bombing attempt near US Embassy There was a bottle filled with inflammable material inside the backpack, the source added. Other reports said he threw a crude device towards the concrete security barriers of the embassy. Later, the embassy informed the public via social media that the investigation of the area for more possible threats has concluded with no further serious threat identified. [Full Article...]

UK leader's holiday from Brexit battles comes to noisy end

UK leader's holiday from Brexit battles comes to noisy end They said Chequers would hamper Britain's ability to strike its own free trade deals, cut Northern Ireland off from the rest of the United Kingdom and keep the European judiciary ruling over Britain. "They want to see an end to austerity and they are anxious that Brexit will mean years more of cuts to the NHS and other public services". Mr Whittingdale added: "What he (Barnier) did put forward... [Full Article...]

Who are the Haqqanis, Afghanistan's most feared insurgents?

Who are the Haqqanis, Afghanistan's most feared insurgents? Haqqani has lost a wife, four of his sons and several other family members in various USA airstrikes and attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan over the years. Jalaluddin Haqqani (R), the Taliban's Minister for Tribal Affairs, points to a map of Afghanistan during a visit to Islamabad, Pakistan, October 19, 2001 while his son Naziruddin (L) looks on . [Full Article...]

Kindergarten principal fired over `strip-like pole dance` in school

Kindergarten principal fired over `strip-like pole dance` in school In a freakish incident, a pole dancer took to stage at a Kindergarten school ceremony in China . Footage of the performance was shared online and soon went viral on Chinese social media with one user from Weibo, China's own Twitter-like platform, saying: " I really don't want to know what the headmaster was thinking ", according to BBC . [Full Article...]

Russian fighter jets hit targets in Syria's Idlib

Russian fighter jets hit targets in Syria's Idlib A full-fledged assault would be devastating for the estimated 2.5 million people living in the northwestern province, many of them rebels and civilians bussed out of other areas that came back under regime control. The U.S. has provided material support for various rebel groups in Syria in their fight against Syria and its Russian and Iranian allies. A war monitor, the Syrian Observatory for H... [Full Article...]

Trump not to go to summit in Singapore and Papua New Guinea

Trump not to go to summit in Singapore and Papua New Guinea Trump will travel to France for an event November 11 marking the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended fighting in World War I, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced Friday. US President Donald Trump will skip summits with Asian leaders in Singapore and Papua New Guinea in November , sending Vice President Mike Pence in his place. [Full Article...]

Japan braces for Typhoon Jebi, ‘strongest storm in quarter century’

Japan braces for Typhoon Jebi, ‘strongest storm in quarter century’ Japan's most powerful typhoon in 25 years has caused chaos across the country and left at least eight dead. The fire and disaster management agency said that evacuation advisories were issued for 1.19 million people in western and central Japan with another 16,000 people issued with stronger but non-mandatory evacuation orders. [Full Article...]

Republicans hit Trump for criticizing Justice Department

Republicans hit Trump for criticizing Justice Department The president cited what he called "Obama era investigations" just before midterm elections and that "two easy wins now in doubt". "Democrats, none of whom voted for Jeff Sessions , must love him now". He was also under investigation by congressional ethics officials. A spokeswoman for Sessions declined to comment, and the White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. [Full Article...]

Giuliani Lashes Out At Those Who Criticize Trump in Woodward's Book

Giuliani Lashes Out At Those Who Criticize Trump in Woodward's Book When Defense Secretary Jim Mattis corrected him, Trump just replied: "Oh, OK". Trump's former lawyer, John Dowd, was also quoted as telling the president to avoid interviews with Robert Mueller , because he'd surely indict himself. The next morning, Dowd quit as one of Trump's lawyers. Woodward's book, " Fear ", which is due to hit stores on September 11, recounts in great detail how Trump's ... [Full Article...]

Shop caught sticking googly eyes on fish to make them look fresher

Shop caught sticking googly eyes on fish to make them look fresher Al Bayan , an Arabic language newspaper, tweeted photos of one of the googly-eyed fish on September 1 after the fish shop was inspected by the local Department of Commerce, The Huffington Post reported. Another said: "I thought I've seen it all, but Twitter always proves me wrong". Social media users took to Twitter to ridicule the unnamed fishmonger's ploy. [Full Article...]

Bridge Collapses In South Kolkata, Many Feared Trapped

Bridge Collapses In South Kolkata, Many Feared Trapped An eyewitness said some people in a minibus and private cars have been trapped. An official report later blamed that accident on bad design and poor-quality materials. As the bridge collapsed during peak traffic hours, the Budge Budge-Sealdah railway line has been stopped. A map of southwest Kolkata where the Majerhat bridge collapsed . [Full Article...]

Eight killed in blast at munitions depot in Cape Town

Eight killed in blast at munitions depot in Cape Town Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the blast at the Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) depot at around 1300GMT. "Now 15 firefighters with 3 fire engines are at the incident‚" said Lane earlier in the afternoon. Smith, Cape Town council's safety chief, told AFP after the explosion rocked the Rheinmetall Denel plant in Somerset West. Factory staff were busy extinguishing the ... [Full Article...]

Mother is sole survivor after kayak flips, killing 3 children and husband

Mother is sole survivor after kayak flips, killing 3 children and husband The Ashland County Sheriff's Office says the children's mother was the only survivor of the accident Thursday. The family of five from Loyal, Wisconsin, vacationed in the area a year ago and looked forward to visiting again, Bobi Jo Mews, Cari's sister, told CNN affiliate WCCO . [Full Article...]

10 injured at California apartment complex, police say handguns and rifles used

10 injured at California apartment complex, police say handguns and rifles used Watch Gigi Graciette's full report . The shooting took place a week after a gunman shot nine people and killed two competitors at a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida August 26. Alysa Marie, who lives near the apartment complex, said there was a large police presence and several ambulances. Multiple guns were reported to have fired about 20 to 30 rounds. [Full Article...]

Strongest typhoon in quarter century hits Japan

Strongest typhoon in quarter century hits Japan Typhoon Jebi, the 21st storm of the season, is packing winds of up to 252 kph (156 mph) and had a barometric pressure of 935 hectopascals as of 3 p.m. The Shinkansen bullet train was operating on a reduced schedule and Universal Studios Japan, a popular amusement park near Osaka, was closed. The agency also said the storm could produce waves up to 11 metres high around the Kinki region and t... [Full Article...]

Myanmar: Two journalists, who covered Rohingya violence, jailed for 7-years

Myanmar: Two journalists, who covered Rohingya violence, jailed for 7-years The case has sparked an outcry among the global community as an attempt to muzzle reporting on last year's crackdown by Myanmar's security forces on the Muslim Rohingya minority in Rakhine state. Officials from the British Embassy in Rangoon have attended the trial throughout, and believe that the judge has ignored the evidence presented to him, as well as ruling against Burma's own laws. [Full Article...]

Trump Again Lashes Out at Sessions

Trump Again Lashes Out at Sessions Duncan Hunter and Chris Collins and that the Republicans were being unfairly targeted by Justice. Collins, a Republican who represents the area between Buffalo and Rochester, was the first member of Congress to endorse Trump's candidacy. [Full Article...]

Residents trapped as clashes rage in Libya's Tripoli

Residents trapped as clashes rage in Libya's Tripoli Libya announced on Sunday a state of emergency in and around the capital Tripoli , amid escalating violence between warring militias. Some flights have been temporarily transferred to Misrata airport. Most detainees at the prison have been convicted of common crimes or were supporters of former leader Muammar Gaddafi found guilty of killings during the uprising that toppled his government in 20... [Full Article...]

US Forces Confirm The Death Of ISIS Leader In Afghanistan

US Forces Confirm The Death Of ISIS Leader In Afghanistan Joseph Maciel of South Gate, California, was killed in southern Afghanistan in an apparent insider attack. The wounded service member was said to be in stable condition. 27, 2017. "We believe that the best way to get there is to ensure Taliban recognizes they can't win on the battlefield, they must negotiate". I know this has been a long fight, and it has been generations for us, for the Afgha... [Full Article...]


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