Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack causes more than 40 deaths so far

Security forces rushed to the scene, engaging the attackers for nearly 16 hours before hoisting a flag to declare "all clear" Sunday afternoon and killed all the attackers. The AP reports that Danish said in a news conference that preliminary investi... More..

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Facebook gives users the job of judging news sources
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Facebook gives users the job of judging news sources

Facebook said on Friday that it planned to prioritize high-quality news on the social network by allowing its users to rank news sources that they see as the most credible and trustworthy. "You're also seeing n...More..

by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tillerson To Make European Tour With Iran High On Agenda

Iran has said it will no longer be bound by the terms of the deal if that happens. His explanation was met by skepticism from many who noted Trump's possible visit was a source of controversy in Britain wit...More..

by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Lindsey Graham tries to undercut WH aide Stephen Miller on immigration policy

And every time we have a proposal , it is only yanked back by staff members'. The South Carolina Republican warned earlier in the day that with Miller in charge of immigration, negotiations are "going nowh...More..

State Congressional District Map Ruled Unconstitutional by PA Supreme Court
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

State Congressional District Map Ruled Unconstitutional by PA Supreme Court

Because Democrats tend to live clustered together in cities, while Republicans tend to be more spread out across suburbs and rural areas, a requirement to draw compact maps that incorporate county and municip...More..

Sydney to face mayhem as train strike goes ahead
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Sydney to face mayhem as train strike goes ahead

The train involved was a new Waratah train but Mr Collins said nothing indicates the other Waratahs needed to be halted for now. It is understood that a lot of people were standing at the time of the impa...More..

Trump asked for public credit for N. Korea talks
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Trump asked for public credit for N. Korea talks

This prompted a flurry of activity in the South, including getting Trump to agree in that January 4 phone call to postpone joint military drills until after the Olympics, to avoid antagonizing North Korea . In...More..

Rohingya exiles fear repatriation in Burma offers only worse squalor
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Rohingya exiles fear repatriation in Burma offers only worse squalor

Some refugee leaders said Bangladesh military officials had threatened to seize their food ration cards if they did not return. On November 23, 2017, Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a memorandum of understa...More..

Land speed record holder dies in helicopter crash
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Land speed record holder dies in helicopter crash

Charles Burnett III, 61, a nephew of the late Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, was flying to his new ranch in northern New Mexico on Wednesday night with his friend Roy Bennett, 60, who had been a leading opponent of ...More..

Marion Cotillard advises Kiwis who 'hired' Jacinda Ardern
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Marion Cotillard advises Kiwis who 'hired' Jacinda Ardern

Ardern won't be the first female leader to give birth while in office. "I'm not the first woman to work and have a baby", Ardern said in a press conference, NBC News reports. Because it isn't. Like the expe...More..

City of Perris creates GoFundMe account to help siblings recover from torture
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

City of Perris creates GoFundMe account to help siblings recover from torture

The dogs could help detect whether there are other children who did not survive the house's horrific conditions, Crime Watch Daily reports . "They are unable to free themselves, even if an opportunity arises...More..

President is overweight and doesn't exercise, like most Americans
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

President is overweight and doesn't exercise, like most Americans

Ronny Jackson in his report published Tuesday. President Trump's mental and physical fitness were tested by his own White House doctorWhat is the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA)? In the book,...More..

Congressman leading charge against assault settles own misconduct case
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Congressman leading charge against assault settles own misconduct case

The Times report said that Meehan settled the case with payments made from a congressional office fund, which allowed the money to be disguised as salary. People familiar with the payout said it was thousands ...More..

Britain Will Have Its
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Britain Will Have Its "Own Solution" To EU Links, France's Macron Says

French President Emmanuel Macron spoke on the BBC's "Andrew Marr Show" on Sunday, in an interview recorded Thursday. Probably in a similar context. Asked whether France would seek to "punish" Britain, by i...More..

Twitter finds over 1000 new Russian-linked accounts
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Twitter finds over 1000 new Russian-linked accounts

Meanwhile, Twitter said in a blog post Friday that it would email almost 678,000 people in the U.S.to notify them they had followed accounts linked to Russian propagandists or had retweeted or liked a tweet s...More..

Halladay had morphine in system during crash
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Halladay had morphine in system during crash

The autopsy also found trace evidence of morphine, amphetamine and Ambien in his system. The plane, a witness told the NTSB, then climbed between 300 and 500 feet before turning into a 45-foot dive and slamming...More..

The world's biggest worries are environmental disasters, not economic collapse
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

The world's biggest worries are environmental disasters, not economic collapse

The annual survey of some 1,000 experts and decision-makers from around the world showed that 93 percent expect a worsening of political or economic confrontations between major powers, while almost 80 percent ...More..

Trump to allow LGBT healthcare discrimination in new HHS department
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Trump to allow LGBT healthcare discrimination in new HHS department

The Trump administration's creation of an office to safeguard health care professionals' religious liberty has drawn praise from evangelicals and derision from advocates of so-called abortion and trans...More..

Hotel in Kabul comes under attack, hostages reportedly taken
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Hotel in Kabul comes under attack, hostages reportedly taken

Details of the attack, including information on any casualties, were unclear but the attackers appeared to have included suicide bombers, ministry spokesman Najib Danish said. A witness who escaped the hotel sa...More..

With A Shutdown Looming, Government Agencies Are Unprepared And In The Dark
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

With A Shutdown Looming, Government Agencies Are Unprepared And In The Dark

How long does it last? . The NPS, which oversees many Washington landmarks, including the National Mall , has said it has a plan in place so that "First Amendment activities" can continue during a shutdown....More..

India Test-Fires Agni-V Ballistic Nuclear Missile That Can Hit China
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

India Test-Fires Agni-V Ballistic Nuclear Missile That Can Hit China

The missile traveled 19 minutes and covered about 3,000 miles, said the report. Created to carry a 1.5- tonne nuclear warhead, Agni-V has been tested four times in "developmental or experimental trials" ear...More..

Supreme Court to Consider Travel Ban
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Supreme Court to Consider Travel Ban

District Judge William Alsup's January 9 preliminary injunction. The court will start hearing arguments in April and intends to issue a final ruling in June on an issue that has been repeatedly struck down by...More..

Irish PM demands
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Irish PM demands "no backsliding" on Irish border in future Brexit talks

Juncker's comment about possible re-accession comes a day after European Council President Donald Tusk said that the bloc's "hearts were still open" if Britain made a decision to change its mind about leaving...More..

Some facts about President Trump's cognitive test
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Some facts about President Trump's cognitive test

He scored a 30/30 on the test, Jackson said, and there was 'no indication that he has cognitive issues'. The results of President Trump's first formal medical exam since taking office were announced Tuesday, ...More..

Las Vegas shooter acted strangely before shooting
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Las Vegas shooter acted strangely before shooting

They also discovered "numerous photos of child pornography", Lombardo said. Whether Paddock secured hotel rooms, rental cars or concert tickets in connection with a possible Grant Park Music Festival attack i...More..