Gunmen launch attack on hotel in Afghan capital

Gunmen have attacked a hotel in Afghanistan, where they are exchanging fire with security forces. Heavy gunfire is taking place at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel , TOLOnews reports. The Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul was targeted in a June... More..

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India vs Zimbabwe: Gill, Desai Provide Solid Start
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

India vs Zimbabwe: Gill, Desai Provide Solid Start

Openers Harvik Desai and Shubman Gill then produced unbeaten half-centuries to carry India to victory in just 21.4 overs. Pakistan will now wait for the outcome of the Afghanistan versus Ireland match on Sa...More..

Former Gold Coast woman unlikely to be charged over Las Vegas massacre
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Former Gold Coast woman unlikely to be charged over Las Vegas massacre

He also said he does not expect charges to be filed against Paddock's girlfriend Marilou Danley in connection with the case. His girlfriend, Marilou Danley, told investigators he had become "distant", the...More..

Government Seeks Retrial in Sen. Menendez Corruption Case
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Government Seeks Retrial in Sen. Menendez Corruption Case

The Justice Department said the decision to retry the case "was made based on the facts and the law, following a careful review". "Evidently, they did not hear the overwhelming voices of the New Jerseyans who s...More..

What's next for 13 siblings allegedly starved, held captive
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

What's next for 13 siblings allegedly starved, held captive

Prosecutors said the abuse started when the family was living in Texas , but the plan to escape was hatched about two years ago. David Allen Turpin and Louise Anna Turpin face multiple felony counts ...More..

Trump defends self after comments, says: 'I am not a racist'
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Trump defends self after comments, says: 'I am not a racist'

Mr Trump was said to have uttered "shithole" during last Thursday's conversation with senators in the Oval Office, a version backed up by Democrat Dick Durbin and some Republicans. While Eric was attempted to m...More..

9 of 12 National Park Service advisory board members quit in disgust
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

9 of 12 National Park Service advisory board members quit in disgust

Members of the current bipartisan iteration were appointed by President Obama and represented the geographical breadth of the US and a range of research disciplines, from social science to natural resource cons...More..

President Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

President Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion

Sen. Graham said that he doesn't believe that DACA can be agreed upon with border security, but wants those Americans living in the limbo that is their DACA status to know that they are not forgotten. AN OFFI...More..

Day Zero looming for drought-stricken Cape Town
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Day Zero looming for drought-stricken Cape Town

Cape Town's mayor Patricia de Lille‏ tweeted: "I can not stress it enough: all residents must save water and use less than 87 liters [19 gallons] per day". The new restrictions are set at Level 6B and comes a...More..

Nestle launches KitKat with ruby chocolate in Japan
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Nestle launches KitKat with ruby chocolate in Japan

The ruby chocolates go on sale at KitKat boutiques in Japan and South Korea as well as online beginning Thursday, ensuring chocolate lovers will have access to the treat before the February 14 holiday. "They wa...More..

Porn Actress Claimed Trump Had Her Spank Him With Forbes Mag
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Porn Actress Claimed Trump Had Her Spank Him With Forbes Mag

Daniels was serious enough about running that she embarked on a May 2009 "listening tour" of the state and held discussions with local political consultants. The billionaire invited her to his hotel room and...More..

Unified Korean Olympic hockey workforce comes with 'blended emotions' for Canadian coach
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Unified Korean Olympic hockey workforce comes with 'blended emotions' for Canadian coach

A unification flag was first used by the two Koreas in 1991, when Pyeongyang and Seoul competed as a single team in the 41st World Table Tennis Championships in Chiba, Japan and the 8th World Youth Football...More..

North Korean official denies Pyongyang involved in cyber attacks
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

North Korean official denies Pyongyang involved in cyber attacks

In fact if it admitted anything at all it would be news. It is not unusual for Pyongyang to issue harsh rhetoric against Washington and South Korea. 18. The WannaCry ransomware attack was a massive infiltra...More..

The Four Threats to Robert Mueller
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

The Four Threats to Robert Mueller

This week, an attorney for Trump's presidential transition joined the fray, arguing that Mueller improperly obtained the Trump transition team's emails from the General Services Administration rather than f...More..

United Kingdom police investigate third Kevin Spacey sexual assault allegation
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

United Kingdom police investigate third Kevin Spacey sexual assault allegation

Scotland Yard says the alleged victim went to police on December 13 and accused Spacey , claiming he sexually assaulted him in 2005 in Westminster. The force did not directly link Spacey to the fresh allegat...More..

Turkey will not allow arming Kurds in Syria, army chief says
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Turkey will not allow arming Kurds in Syria, army chief says

Turkey was reported to have moved 10 tanks to the border near Afrin on Tuesday, and was moving additional forces towards the area. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also warned USA troops against coming betw...More..

Danish inventor Peter Madsen charged with Swedish journalist Kim Wall's murder
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Danish inventor Peter Madsen charged with Swedish journalist Kim Wall's murder

Wall was a celebrated freelance journalist who had studied at the Paris-Sorbonne University, the London School of Economics and Columbia University. The charges were made public by the Danish prosecution au...More..

by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

HS2 Contractor Carillion Collapses into Liquidation

The company employs approximately 20,000 people, and has a large network of sub-contractors, all of which will face difficulties in the aftermath of the company's collapse. Carillion collapse: How did it go wr...More..

by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Cuomo to propose state budget amid deficit, expected aid cuts

Cuomo dedicated the beginning and end of his speech to laying out New York's response to the new federal tax law that limits the state and local property and income tax deduction to $10,000, which can be damagi...More..

School closures, delays due to winter weather on the Gulf Coast
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

School closures, delays due to winter weather on the Gulf Coast

All after-school and events are also canceled. Fort Bend ISD officials announced Monday evening all schools and facilities are closed today due to inclement weather and possible risky driving conditions. Al...More..

HLN Host Ashleigh Banfield slams Aziz Ansari accuser
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

HLN Host Ashleigh Banfield slams Aziz Ansari accuser

Afterwards, they engaged in sexual activity, "which by all indications was completely consensual ". The woman said she decided to make her story public after she saw Ansari sport a Time's Up pin at the Golde...More..

Hawaii has been getting ready for a missile ambush
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Hawaii has been getting ready for a missile ambush

JAPAN has issued a false alarm telling citizens to "take shelter" over a non-existent North Korean missile. Hara will "be working with all the separate authorities" who are examining the issues and will be ...More..

Palestinians to 'Slap Back' for Trump Jerusalem Move, Abbas Says
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Palestinians to 'Slap Back' for Trump Jerusalem Move, Abbas Says

Abbas also said Israel had "ended" the landmark Oslo peace accords of the 1990s with its actions, while branding the U.S. ambassadors to the United Nations and to Israel, Nikki Haley and David Friedman , a "...More..

Trump Attorney Arranged $130K Hush Agreement With Porn Star
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Trump Attorney Arranged $130K Hush Agreement With Porn Star

Michael Cohen , a longtime lawyer for the Trump Organization , was reportedly the architect of the $130,000 payment to Stephanie Clifford , a former adult-film star, in October 2016. Cohen also sent the Jour...More..

House votes to extend questionable NSA surveillance program for six more years
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

House votes to extend questionable NSA surveillance program for six more years

For some time, the National Security Agency intercepted communications that mentioned a surveillance target, even if that information was not sent directly to or from the target. The House vote was the U.S. Con...More..

Angry protesters greet Rahul Gandhi in Rae Bareli, Amethi
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Angry protesters greet Rahul Gandhi in Rae Bareli, Amethi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi, with the aim to strengthen the party in Uttar Pradesh ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, will visit his constituency Amethi on Monday. The poster of Rahul Gandhi as Lord R...More..

North Carolina woman kills her 2 kids, jumps to death from bridge
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

North Carolina woman kills her 2 kids, jumps to death from bridge

Her children were her world. "This is something no parent should have to go through". "We're very saddened for the family and for the friends, and we're also concerned for the officers who had to interact and...More..

Oil market waits for Mr Trump decision on Iran sanctions waiver
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Oil market waits for Mr Trump decision on Iran sanctions waiver

Iran has doubled its oil exports to about 2.2 million-2.3 million b/d since the Iran nuclear deal was implemented in January 2016. These issues need to be addressed as a matter of urgency and, as United Kingd...More..

DACA Renewal Applications Resume After Judge's Ruling
by | Monday, January 15, 2018

DACA Renewal Applications Resume After Judge's Ruling

Marielena Hincapié, executive director of the National Immigration Law Center, warned on Saturday that the window for renewal applications may be a "short" one. "No more Lotteries! #AMERICA FIRST", he adde...More..

'No hope of survivors' in Iranian tanker fire, says official
by | Monday, January 15, 2018

'No hope of survivors' in Iranian tanker fire, says official

Rescue workers boarded the tanker yesterday and found the bodies of two crew members. Rouhani further called on the relative bodies to carry out the necessary legal actions for preventing similar incidents fr...More..