United States police sergeant wins $19m in "gayness" discrimination lawsuit

Louis County Police Department in 2017, said he was told to "tone down your gayness" if he wanted to be promoted to lieutenant, CBS affiliate KMOV-TV reports . Keith Wildhaber returns from lunch break to the St. Louis County courthouse on the thir... More..

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Three held in connection with lorry trailer deaths released on bail
by | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Three held in connection with lorry trailer deaths released on bail

An aerial view as police forensic officers attends the scene after a truck was found to contain a large number of dead bodies, in Thurock, South England , on early October 23, 2019. Pasmore said he had agreed ...More..

Senator Warner asks Facebook to be more transparent on political ad policy
by | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Senator Warner asks Facebook to be more transparent on political ad policy

He said he also plans to run false ads on Facebook about executives of Twitter, which also has a policy of not fact-checking ads run by candidates. Lindsey Graham less than a week after Zuckerberg's testimony...More..

Man accused in newspaper shooting pleads changes plea
by | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Man accused in newspaper shooting pleads changes plea

The first would set out to determine whether he committed the crimes and the second would focus on whether he lacked the "substantial capacity" to appreciate the criminality of his conduct. Ramos allegedly stor...More..

Trump says likely Baghdadi successor killed by United States troops
by | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Trump says likely Baghdadi successor killed by United States troops

He also told MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell that the president needs to "stay in his lane and listen to the military " rather than "get off on these rants" about pulling troops, as his actions in northern Syria made...More..

Convicted rapist, child molester wanted after being released from prison by accident
by | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Convicted rapist, child molester wanted after being released from prison by accident

The Georgia Department of Corrections has given no information as to why it took three days to "put out the word or when the release was discovered". "They need to re-think how they're handling their security...More..

Kincade Fire Containment Rises to 15 Percent Ahead of Wind Resurgence
by | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Kincade Fire Containment Rises to 15 Percent Ahead of Wind Resurgence

The governor said he was confident that firefighters had secured enough perimeters around the Kincade fire that it no longer posed an imminent threat to two communities north of Santa Rosa, although he conced...More..

Joe Biden: Trump Is ‘An Idiot’
by | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Joe Biden: Trump Is ‘An Idiot’

The US intelligence community determined that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election to hurt Hillary Clinton and help Trump. "I hope you know exactly what you're doing here", the elder Biden said...More..

Nepali Mountaineer scales world's 14 highest peaks in 190 days, creates history
by | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Nepali Mountaineer scales world's 14 highest peaks in 190 days, creates history

A Nepalese national has shattered the previous mountaineering record for successfully climbing the world's 14 highest peaks , completing the feat in 189 days. Twenty-three days later he was standing atop Bro...More..

Federal judge blocks Alabama’s near-total abortion ban
by | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Federal judge blocks Alabama’s near-total abortion ban

Alabama legislators approved the measure this year, hoping to mount a court challenge to abortion rights. The law was set to take effect on November 15, and aims to bar abortions at any stage of pregnancy....More..

Obama White House photographer fans out fake news following Baghdadi's death
by | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Obama White House photographer fans out fake news following Baghdadi's death

A couple of the president's statements on Sunday were inaccurate or left USA officials wondering where he got his information, officials said . The President tweeted the photo of a Belgian Malinois but did n...More..

Boeing CEO grilled over fatal crashes
by | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Boeing CEO grilled over fatal crashes

He said Boeing hasn't been able to talk to Forkner, since he no longer works at the company. Also, while showing his sympathies to the family members of 737 Max crash victims who attended the hearing, Mui...More..

Saudi oil giant Aramco 'to be floated on stock market'
by | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Saudi oil giant Aramco 'to be floated on stock market'

Following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last October, attendance at Saudi Arabia's Future Investment Initiative (FII) past year was a bit sparse. Asking businesses to take advantage of the startup ...More..

English Tourist Has Foot Bitten Off After Shark Attack Near The Whitsundays
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

English Tourist Has Foot Bitten Off After Shark Attack Near The Whitsundays

RACQ CQ Rescue, who airlifted the pair to hospital, said that the two men had told crewmen they were "wrestling and thrashing" about in the water when the attack happened. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszcz...More..

Air pollution bigger killer than HIV, smoking, accident injuries
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Air pollution bigger killer than HIV, smoking, accident injuries

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee on Monday said less fireworks, rigorous night patrolling and enforcement measures to curb instigators reduced the PM2.5 and PM10 levels by 30 per cent on Diwali night thi...More..

Protesters greet Trump at Chicago’s Trump Tower
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Protesters greet Trump at Chicago’s Trump Tower

Trump wasn't done there, though. The president also pointed to the high-profile, and embarrassing, investigation into claims by Smollett that he was attacked in January as a blemish on the Chicago Police D...More..

Brexit election? Johnson makes fresh bid to break the deadlock
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Brexit election? Johnson makes fresh bid to break the deadlock

Johnson, who said just weeks ago that he would "rather be dead in a ditch " than postpone the U.K.'s leaving date past October 31, was forced to seek the extension on Parliament's orders to avoid a no-deal Bre...More..

Grandfather charged after toddler falls off cruise ship
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Grandfather charged after toddler falls off cruise ship

In a statement to Newsweek , Royal Caribbean said: "This was a tragic incident, and out of respect for the family's privacy, we refer you to authorities for further comment". Yesterday, a judge ordered the arr...More..

HSBC profits tumble fuels fears of more job cuts
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

HSBC profits tumble fuels fears of more job cuts

More than four months of street protests in Hong Kong have unnerved some customers, while a confidence-sapping trade war with the US has dragged on China's economic growth. Despite its problems in the Wes...More..

Iraqi security forces shoot demonstrators protesting against corruption and poor services
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Iraqi security forces shoot demonstrators protesting against corruption and poor services

Interested in Iraq? Add Iraq as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Iraq news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The attack, which happened overnight, came as Iraqis took to the streets for a fif...More..

The pathetic push to deny Trump credit for getting Baghdadi
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The pathetic push to deny Trump credit for getting Baghdadi

The death of the Islamic State leader in the raid in Syria on Saturday happened largely in spite of Trump's actions, not because of them, according to military, intelligence and counter-terrorism offici...More..

Strong quake kills two in south Philippines
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Strong quake kills two in south Philippines

On April 22, a 6.1 magnitude quake killed at least 18 people and left more than 250 injured on the island of Luzon. "We ask our citizens to remain calm but vigilant and we urge them to refrain from spreadi...More..

Joe Biden Denied Communion Over Pro-Choice Stance
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Joe Biden Denied Communion Over Pro-Choice Stance

Senior Advisor Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump leave a UN Armistice Commission conference room in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea on June 30, 2019. Hunter Biden served on the board of ...More..

Brief return of sunshine this week, but rain on Halloween?
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Brief return of sunshine this week, but rain on Halloween?

The long stretch of sunny weather will continue this week until Friday , with single-digit highs and no rain or snow expected on Halloween night. Quiet but cool weather will be around Saturday with highs i...More..

Lebanon protesters block roads to keep revolt alive
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Lebanon protesters block roads to keep revolt alive

In the capital's main square, protesters fell silent to listen to Nasrallah's speech broadcast on loudspeakers. The scuffles came shortly before Nasrallah was due to speak. "All the Lebanese people are together...More..

Trump impeachment latest: House to vote this week as Democrats urge ‘transparency’
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Trump impeachment latest: House to vote this week as Democrats urge ‘transparency’

His opening statement suggested that he might have been one of the White House sources for a whistleblower report that kicked off the impeachment inquiry. "This is the right thing to do for the instituti...More..

Toddler Sujith Wilson found dead after 3-day rescue attempts
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Toddler Sujith Wilson found dead after 3-day rescue attempts

Sujith Wilson's death prompted Chief Minister E Palaniswami to order district officials across the state to ensure that the rules for sealing abandoned borewells were strictly followed. In fact, authorities a...More..

U.S. says it took two men prisoner during Baghdadi raid
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

U.S. says it took two men prisoner during Baghdadi raid

A senior administration official said that Baghdadi was "about to move". But however off-putting Trump's bragging may seem , he actually deserves just as much if not more credit for Baghdadi than Obama d...More..

Merkel's party comes third in regional election
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Merkel's party comes third in regional election

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) lost yet another regional election, coming behind both left-wing Linke and right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) in the eastern sta...More..

Bus swallowed by sinkhole in U.S. city of Pittsburgh
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Bus swallowed by sinkhole in U.S. city of Pittsburgh

Stunning photos show the vehicle straddling the edge of the pit with its front wheels floating in the air. Two large cranes were en route to get the bus out of the sinkhole as of 11 a.m. Officials are waiti...More..

Student killed himself 'after suffering months of horrific abuse from girlfriend'
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Student killed himself 'after suffering months of horrific abuse from girlfriend'

A former Boston College student has been charged for her alleged connection to the suicide of her boyfriend. Inyoung You , 21, was "physically, verbally and psychologically abusive" to fellow Boston Coll...More..

British man has foot bitten off, another hurt in Australian shark attack
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

British man has foot bitten off, another hurt in Australian shark attack

In the latest in a string of shark attacks in the tourist area, a 28-year-old man's right foot was bitten off while a 22-year-old man suffered serious lacerations to his lower left leg, according to Mackay Base...More..

N Korea 'running out of patience' with Washington
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

N Korea 'running out of patience' with Washington

Kim Yong Chol said the USA has been pressuring North Korea in a "more crafty and vicious way" instead of heeding North Korea's call for Washington to adopt a new approach, adding that the United States has been...More..

Graham claims victory with impeachment vote
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Graham claims victory with impeachment vote

Pelosi said the procedures would afford "due process rights to the President and his Counsel". Pursuant to that policy, the White House , state department, and associates including Rudy Giuliani have refused...More..

IS chief buried at sea by United States military
by | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

IS chief buried at sea by United States military

However, Russia's Defence Ministry said it did not have any information on the operation targeting al-Baghdadi. ISIS has no declared successor as leader. The United States has given the remains of Islamic State...More..