Afghan forces struggle to regain ground as casualties mount

The figure is down 0.7 percent from the previous quarter, according to the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), and marks the lowest level since records were first kept in November 2015. Some 353 casualties (149 dead a... More..

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Trump rallies for 2018 Republicans
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Trump rallies for 2018 Republicans

Elijah Cummings of Maryland, the top Democrat on the powerful House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, told The New York Times . "We had Obamacare killed except for one Republican vote", Trump said...More..

‘Let’s rock’: condemned killer’s last words in electric chair
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

‘Let’s rock’: condemned killer’s last words in electric chair

His federal public defender, Kelley Henry, said that Zagorski chose the electric chair because Tennessee's three-drug lethal injection protocol "is certain torture" and death by electrocution would be quicker a...More..

Nazis Target Oprah And Stacey Abrams In Robocalls
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Nazis Target Oprah And Stacey Abrams In Robocalls

District Judge Eleanor Ross granted an injunction, ordering Kemp to allow people previously flagged as ineligible to vote if they present proof of citizenship to county election officials. "Georgia has always...More..

Tiger shot dead in India
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Tiger shot dead in India

At the time, the petitioners told a bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta that if the tigress was shot dead, both her cubs would not be able to survive in the forest. The hunt for the tigress was eve...More..

New Yorker Chokes Out Bouncer She Thought Groped Her Butt
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

New Yorker Chokes Out Bouncer She Thought Groped Her Butt

Her friend is captured playfully slapping LaGrave's bottom but LaGrave immediately turns around and spots the bouncer behind her and assumes it was him. She then strangles him until he falls to the ground uncon...More..

Evangelical Leaders Meet Saudi Crown Prince, 'Lift Up the Name of Jesus'
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Evangelical Leaders Meet Saudi Crown Prince, 'Lift Up the Name of Jesus'

The Turkish official quoted by the Washington Post said that "biological evidence" found in the consulate's garden indicated the body was likely disposed of near where Khashoggi was killed. The killing insi...More..

Brett Kavanaugh to be denied inaugural walk down supreme court steps
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh to be denied inaugural walk down supreme court steps

Susan Walsh/APRetired Justice Anthony Kennedy, right, ceremonially swears-in Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh , as President Donald Trump looks on, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Oct...More..

Nine fireworks displays in Hertfordshire for Bonfire Night 2018 | Days out
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Nine fireworks displays in Hertfordshire for Bonfire Night 2018 | Days out

We've gathered together all the details for the best fireworks and bonfire celebrations to enjoy in Cambridgeshire in 2018. Dorchester Rugby Club's spectacular fireworks night will take place on Saturday, No...More..

Migrants SUE President Trump for 'Violation' of Constitutional Rights — CARAVAN TO COURT
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Migrants SUE President Trump for 'Violation' of Constitutional Rights — CARAVAN TO COURT

A U.S. defense official told CNN that the troops deployed to the border will be operating under the standard rules on the use of force and will only use such force in self-defense. "We'll be doing an executiv...More..

Indonesian maid who killed her rapist executed in Saudi Arabia
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Indonesian maid who killed her rapist executed in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi embassy has not responded to Jakarta calls. Many Indonesians have sought work in Saudi Arabia anyway.The two countries agreed last month to ease those restrictions, allowing a limited number of ...More..

Australia to move Nauru asylum kids by year end
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Australia to move Nauru asylum kids by year end

Some 40 children remain in migrant detention camps on the Pacific island of Nauru; more than 240 have been relocated in the past few years. Under a deal with former American president Barack Obama, 439 people...More..

Herschel Walker endorses Brian Kemp in Georgia governor's race
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Herschel Walker endorses Brian Kemp in Georgia governor's race

Civil rights groups sued Kemp in October over 50,000 voting registration applications that were placed on hold due to Georgia's "exact-match" law which requires personal information on voter applications to mat...More..

Divers recover crashed Lion Air's 'black box' from Indonesian sea
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Divers recover crashed Lion Air's 'black box' from Indonesian sea

Indonesia armed forces chief Hadi Tjahjanto on Tuesday said that a search and rescue operation identified the possible location of the jet on the seabed, AP reported. More items belonging to the passengers of t...More..

3 dead, 5 wounded in shooting at Florida yoga studio
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

3 dead, 5 wounded in shooting at Florida yoga studio

Witnesses told the Tallahassee Democrat that a tall man with a beard was inside a studio at Hot Yoga in Tallahassee when he began acting odd and then opened fire on the class. Elle Welling, a resident who liv...More..

Russia Continues Fall in Internet Freedom Ranking - Freedom House
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Russia Continues Fall in Internet Freedom Ranking - Freedom House

Russia's rating in the World Internet Freedom Index has fallen for the sixth consecutive year according to a report published by Freedom House on Thursday. Internet freedom in the United States worsened d...More..

Woman in wreck saved after six days alone in Arizona desert
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Woman in wreck saved after six days alone in Arizona desert

The 53-year-old, who has not been named, lost control while driving on the United States 60 highway near Wickenburg, north of Phoenix, before crashing through a gate. Zach Moralez, an Arizona transportation wor...More..

Turkey Says Khashoggi Strangled in Consulate as International Fallout Continues
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Turkey Says Khashoggi Strangled in Consulate as International Fallout Continues

Also on Thursday, the United States said Saudi Arabia should return Khashoggi's remains to his family for burial "as soon as possible", US State Department spokesman Robert Palladino told reporters. After the...More..

Early voting shatters records in New Mexico
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Early voting shatters records in New Mexico

Harris County includes Houston. In Onslow County, turnout is slightly lower, with less than 5% of residents voting early. The turnout is so unprecedented that researchers are now viewing the election in the...More..

Istanbul demands Saudis reveal whereabouts of Khashoggi's body
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Istanbul demands Saudis reveal whereabouts of Khashoggi's body

The location of Khashoggi's remains is one of many unanswered questions in the case. Khashoggi had entered the consulate to get papers he needed to marry his Turkish fiancee, Hatice Cengiz , who waited for...More..

Bolsonaro wants Brazil's top anti corruption judge as his Justice minister
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Bolsonaro wants Brazil's top anti corruption judge as his Justice minister

The one thing that unifies Bolsonaro supporters-from big financiers to small businessmen, young urban liberals to neo-Pentecostal evangelicals-is antipetismo, or hatred of the Workers Party (PT), the former rul...More..

Egypt: Gunmen kill 7 driving to Coptic Christian monastery
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Egypt: Gunmen kill 7 driving to Coptic Christian monastery

Bishop Makarios of Minya said the wounded had been taken to a hospital in Beni Mazar, around 200 kilometres (120 miles) south of Cairo . A security official confirmed the attack, adding that there were "de...More..

Yosemite park fall kills Indian couple
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Yosemite park fall kills Indian couple

The couple was "travel-obsessed", Moorthy wrote on a blog called " Holidays and HappilyEverAfters " filled with photos of them in front of snowy peaks, the Eiffel tower and tulip fields. He added that Moorthy h...More..

Maulana Sami-ul Haq Killed In Rawalpindi
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Maulana Sami-ul Haq Killed In Rawalpindi

The prominent religious scholar was reportedly killed in a targeted attack while he was resting in his room at his Bahria Town residence. Speaking to the television channel, Hamidul Haq said Maulana Samiul wa...More..

Project Through PoK, IMF Bailout Tops Agenda As Imran Khan Reaches China
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Project Through PoK, IMF Bailout Tops Agenda As Imran Khan Reaches China

On the sidelines of Shanghai forum, the prime minister will hold meetings with other world leaders as well as the leaders of Chinese financial and corporate sector. The so-called "CPEC" has also become a major ...More..

'Brutal knife fight' at London Sony HQ
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

'Brutal knife fight' at London Sony HQ

Trish Ellis, a personal assistant at The Mail on Sunday newspaper who witnessed the incident, told PA: "Armed police were going in six-plus at a time, and more and more of them but they seemed to be keeping p...More..

Fight between driver and passenger causes deadly crash in China
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Fight between driver and passenger causes deadly crash in China

When she struck him again, he abruptly turned the steering wheel left, swerving into oncoming traffic before crashing into the railings on the side of a bridge - screaming can be heard as the video stops. Fifte...More..

Saudi sisters in NYC since Sept. 1 after other stops
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Saudi sisters in NYC since Sept. 1 after other stops

The pair, who moved to the U.S. state of Virginia from Saudi Arabia in 2015, had been missing since August. At a press briefing held on Wednesday, police said the medical examiner was able to determine that t...More..

Denmark recalls ambassador to Iran over foiled 'attack'
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Denmark recalls ambassador to Iran over foiled 'attack'

Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen described the attempted "assassinations" as "totally unacceptable" and stressed that "further actions against Iran will be discussed in the [European Union]". US Sec...More..

Asia Bibi Acquitted of Blasphemy: Muslim Protests Begin
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Asia Bibi Acquitted of Blasphemy: Muslim Protests Begin

However, she has spent the last eight years in jail, much of it in solitary confinement. They then threatened any judges who would be involved in acquitting Asia Bibi . Pakistani police officers stand gu...More..

by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Washington Vows to Hold Accountable Khashoggi Killers, Others Involved in Murder

The United States is urging Saudi Arabia to locate the body of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi and return it to his family as soon as possible. After initially insisting Khashoggi left the consulate unharm...More..

USA charges Jho Low, ex- Goldman bankers over 1MDB scandal
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

USA charges Jho Low, ex- Goldman bankers over 1MDB scandal

Mr. Ng faces similar charges. Leissner pleaded guilty, and Ng was arrested in Malaysia. The other banker has been arrested, while Mr Low remains at large. The new Prime Minister, Mahathir Mohamad, has moved q...More..

VP Pence Blasts 'Hollywood Liberals,' Oprah's Support for Dem Abrams
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

VP Pence Blasts 'Hollywood Liberals,' Oprah's Support for Dem Abrams

Trump says that based on Abrams' past and her plans for the state, Georgia "will be in big, big trouble very quickly and the people of Georgia don't want that". She touts her experience working with Republica...More..

Sheriff's Office Places 'No Trick-Or-Treat' Signs on Sex Offender Homes
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Sheriff's Office Places 'No Trick-Or-Treat' Signs on Sex Offender Homes

Checks were to make sure those offenders are within their home and not dressed in Halloween costumes. The sheriff told local media there are 54 registered sex offenders in Butts County and all of them hav...More..

Nigel Farage's Fiery Response To Leave.EU Investigation
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Nigel Farage's Fiery Response To Leave.EU Investigation

Nigel pointed out that he has had his battles with the electoral commission, claiming that they tried to close UKIP down as a political force while ignoring donations to the liberal democrats. Home Secretary Sa...More..