Stabbing of guards at French prison treated as terror attack

The inmate and his wife were both shot in the ensuing confrontation, leaving his wife dead. Chiolo reportedly shouted "Allahu Akhbar" during the stabbing, according to The Local . She said the guards' injuries are not life-threatening. Chiolo had ... More..

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Imran Khan: Won’t let armed groups function in Pakistan
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Imran Khan: Won’t let armed groups function in Pakistan

But Pakistan says that its action against the terror groups was not taken under any pressure. This was decided by all the parties of Pakistan. Tensions between India and Pakistan flared up after a suicide bom...More..

Thai court dissolves party for nominating princess for PM
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Thai court dissolves party for nominating princess for PM

It was Thaksin who masterminded the creation of Thai Raksa Chart party last October as a way to get around the new constitution, which was drawn up by the junta to favour the continuation of military rule, and ...More..

Michael Cohen sought Trump pardon, attorney says
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Michael Cohen sought Trump pardon, attorney says

Adam Schiff prior to testifying before Congress. With Daniels, Cohen paid her $130,000 for her silence with his own money and was later reimbursed by Trump . And the Washington Post's fact checkers have ...More..

Indian diamond billionaire on the run found in London's West End
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Indian diamond billionaire on the run found in London's West End

Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi , who is the prime accused in Rs 13,000 crore Punjab National Bank fraud case was confronted by a British newspaper at a busy London street on Friday. Modi and his uncle ...More..

Venezuela plunges into darkness amidst widespread outage
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Venezuela plunges into darkness amidst widespread outage

Backup generators at the JM de Rios children's hospital in downtown Caracas failed to kick in when the blackout hit, said Gilbert Altuvez, whose eight-year-old boy is among the patients. The government keeps ...More..

PM: Will not allow Pakistani soil to be used for terrorism
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

PM: Will not allow Pakistani soil to be used for terrorism

Yesterday, Prime Minister Khan met Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Sohail Mehmood and gave him advice on Pakistan-India relations before returning to his post in New Delhi. Islamabad also captured an Ind...More..

Venezuelans demonstrate through Caracas as Guaido returns
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Venezuelans demonstrate through Caracas as Guaido returns

Guaido was met by crowds of chanting supporters and several European diplomats after he touched down at Caracas airport on Monday, where he declared , "We are here in Venezuela . It will also increase pressur...More..

Huawei sues United States government
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Huawei sues United States government

Chinese tech giant Huawei said Thursday it has filed a lawsuit challenging the legality of a USA law that bars government agencies and contractors from doing business with the company. "This ban not only is u...More..

Colorado dad details how he murdered wife and two young daughters
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Colorado dad details how he murdered wife and two young daughters

Colorado Bureau of Investigations spokeswoman Susan Medina said Watts provided investigators with "additional information" about the murders of his family on February 18. Even after confessing to the murder of ...More..

Sherrod Brown announces he will not run for president in 2020
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Sherrod Brown announces he will not run for president in 2020

Brown, in an attempt to explore whether a run for President was possible, launched a "listening tour" that included stops in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and SC, the four key early voting states in the 2020 pr...More..

Chelsea Manning Says She Faces Contempt Hearing, Jail Time
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Chelsea Manning Says She Faces Contempt Hearing, Jail Time

In 2013, Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison for the unauthorized disclosure of classified materials made public by WikiLeaks in 2010. In one of his last acts in office, then-President Barack Obama ...More..

Bill Shine resigns from the White House after just 8 months
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Bill Shine resigns from the White House after just 8 months

The reporting quickly confirmed this reading-between-the-lines. Communications director Bill Shine offered his resignation to the president yesterday evening. "Thank you to Bill and his wonderful family!" t...More..

Shamima's baby has reportedly died in Syria
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Shamima's baby has reportedly died in Syria

Akunjee told the paper: "I can confirm that it is our understanding that Shamima has been moved from Al-Hol due to safety concerns around her and her baby". She also said that she never sought to be an IS "post...More..

Further 2,000 people quit last Islamic State enclave in Syria - SDF
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Further 2,000 people quit last Islamic State enclave in Syria - SDF

Gen. Joseph Votel told the House Armed Services Committee that unless the extremist group and its ideology are handled properly, IS will sow the seeds of future violent extremism. "The ISIS population being ev...More..

Weather Authority: Friday snow gives way to weekend warm up
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Weather Authority: Friday snow gives way to weekend warm up

Rain is on the docket for many in our area, especially communities in northern Iowa. Quite windy across many parts of the United Kingdom, one swirl of cloud, one area of low pressure that brought those unsettl...More..

Illinois deputy killed in shooting; suspect in crashed car
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Illinois deputy killed in shooting; suspect in crashed car

Prim thanks other sheriff's offices, Rockford Police, Illinois State Police and other agencies for handling a "dangerous" crime scene and bringing the offender into custody without further injury. The suspected...More..

Normal operations restored at NKorean launch site
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Normal operations restored at NKorean launch site

North Korea on Thursday blasted new, smaller-scale U.S. The Korean Meteorological Administration (KMA) said that a moderate 2.1-magnitude earth tremor was in fact "artificial" seismic activity, presumed to b...More..

I skipped church and tried drive-thru ashes. It was enlightening
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

I skipped church and tried drive-thru ashes. It was enlightening

David's is trying to help spread the word and ashes - even if it's just a brief visit. Pope Francis denounced the deceptiveness of "the culture of appearance " in a ceremony marking Ash Wednesday , the firs...More..

Malaysian PM now in PH for two-day official visit
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Malaysian PM now in PH for two-day official visit

President Duterte said he and Mahathir resolved to ramp up cooperation to address security issues, particularly on terrorism, piracy, and transnational crimes, including the fight against the illegal drug trade...More..

Buchanan, Rubio introduce bill to make Daylight Saving Time permanent
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Buchanan, Rubio introduce bill to make Daylight Saving Time permanent

For virtually all of the country, Daylight Saving Time begins March 10 at 2 a.m., when the clocks are set ahead an hour. (Interestingly, Navajo lands in Arizona do observe daylight saving time .) Hawaii ...More..

Saudi Arabia Faces First Rebuke at UN Rights Forum
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Saudi Arabia Faces First Rebuke at UN Rights Forum

The Trump administration missed a deadline last month to send a report to Congress about who it blamed for the murder, and some critics have said the administration could be in violation of the Global Magnitsky...More..

Ex-Trump campaign boss Manafort to be sentenced in tax fraud
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Ex-Trump campaign boss Manafort to be sentenced in tax fraud

Mueller's office has not taken a position on a specific sentence for Manafort, but it has made clear that it believes his crimes are serious and merit punishment. The former Trump campaign official denied inten...More..

Bill Barr Will Not Recuse from Mueller Oversight
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Bill Barr Will Not Recuse from Mueller Oversight

From a legal standpoint, Barr has a road map in the form of the Justice Department's regulations on the appointment of special counsels. "Sometimes transparency is not a hard call ". Whitaker left the Justice ...More..

Prosecutors Alert Judge of Roger Stone Instagram Post Amid Gag Order
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Prosecutors Alert Judge of Roger Stone Instagram Post Amid Gag Order

The special counsel's office said Friday that prosecutors need only between five and eight days to present their case against Roger Stone , the Trump confidant accused of lying to Congress and witness tamperin...More..

WSJ ballot: four out of 10 would reelect Trump
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

WSJ ballot: four out of 10 would reelect Trump

While just 4 in 10 voters would re-elect President Trump, according to the poll , President Trump's approval is near a high-water mark at 46 percent, and a strong economy and the backing of almost 90 percent o...More..

Trudeau: Mistakes made in SNC-Lavalin affair, no rules broken
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Trudeau: Mistakes made in SNC-Lavalin affair, no rules broken

He didn't say what those things are. "As Prime Minister and leader of the federal ministry, I should have been", he said. "But I can tell you without a doubt that I have taken and will continue to take many les...More..

Alabama teenager will represent aborted fetus in unprecedented lawsuit against clinic
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Alabama teenager will represent aborted fetus in unprecedented lawsuit against clinic

Wade , the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that protected a person's right to make their own medical decisions, including the right to terminate a pregnancy, is overturned. He said that his girlfriend...More..

USA threatens Turkey with sanctions, possible removal from F-35 program
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

USA threatens Turkey with sanctions, possible removal from F-35 program

The State Department is issuing another stern warning to Turkey over the purchase of a Russian-made missile defense system. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member Turkey intends to proceed with the pur...More..

China accuses two detained Canadians of spying
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

China accuses two detained Canadians of spying

They were the latest escalation of an unprecedented crisis for Huawei, the world's largest telecommunications equipment maker and no. 2 manufacturer of smartphones, as Washington calls on governments around the...More..