Flight data recorder, human remains found in stolen Sea-Tac plane probe

Thank you for signing up for the 3 Things to Know Newsletter. The pilot - who is addressed as "Rich" in the recordings - says he's "got a lot of people that care about me" and that he was "just a broken guy". Horizon is a subsidiary of Alaska Airli... More..

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Turkish lira drops to new record low overnight
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Turkish lira drops to new record low overnight

Mr. Erdogan repeated his call for Turks to sell dollars and buy lira to shore up the currency, while telling business owners not to stock up on dollars. He also ruled out an agreement with the International M...More..

4 arrested in Charlottesville on anniversary of white nationalist rally
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

4 arrested in Charlottesville on anniversary of white nationalist rally

The student rally escalated enough to prompt a lockdown at UVA medical. Their quiet gathering at the north side of the university rotunda quickly grew to a fighting roar. The states of emergency will allow st...More..

by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Erdogan claims USA 'is behind plot to make Turkey kneel'

On Friday the value of the lira against the dollar fell to a record low, having fallen against the dollar by more than 40 per cent this year. Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said the nation wil...More..

Turkey to launch action plan to avert financial collapse
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Turkey to launch action plan to avert financial collapse

Turkey has drafted an action plan and will start implementing it on Monday morning to ease investor concerns, Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said on Sunday, after the lira plunged to a fresh record low in ea...More..

Kavanaugh opposed indicting a sitting president
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Kavanaugh opposed indicting a sitting president

He's met with dozens of senators who have nothing but positive things to say. It is the first records from the National Archives released as part of the confirmation process. 5, followed by testimony from and l...More..

Erdogan says lira crash 'political plot' against Turkey
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Erdogan says lira crash 'political plot' against Turkey

President Erdogan urged his people in a counter-tweet: "Change the euros, the dollars and the gold that you are keeping beneath your pillows into lira at our banks". He said Turkey's response was not going to ...More..

Laura Ingraham unloads on white nationalists, 'those who are distorting my views'
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Laura Ingraham unloads on white nationalists, 'those who are distorting my views'

At the top of " The Ingraham Angle ", she weighed in on a podcast's recent interview with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democratic candidate for a House seat in NY, in which she said the upper-middle-class, mod...More..

Manchester police say 10 people hospitalized after shooting
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Manchester police say 10 people hospitalized after shooting

Ten people were shot in Manchester, England, early Sunday morning, hours after a Caribbean carnival in the area had ended, the BBC reported . Ten people have been injured following a shooting at an incident ...More..

Chinese tourist dies in hippo attack on Kenyan lake
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Chinese tourist dies in hippo attack on Kenyan lake

Chang Ming Chuang , 66, was tracking the animal at a wildlife resort on Lake Naivasha, 90km (56 miles) north-west of the capital, Nairobi. The agency said on Twitter that the killer hippo is "being tracked". ...More..

Taliban storms strategic Afghan city
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Taliban storms strategic Afghan city

His words were echoed by Gen Yafti, who told reporters: "Strategic locations and centres in the city are under the control of Afghan forces and the Taliban are hiding inside people's homes and shops and resis...More..

Twitter boss admits suggestion that journalists monitor site for misinformation was 'wrong'
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Twitter boss admits suggestion that journalists monitor site for misinformation was 'wrong'

After a CNN inquiry found ten tweets from Alex Jones' accounts that it felt should've qualified as breaking Twitter's rules, the service admitted late Friday that it agreed on seven of them . Content that ...More..

Jordan official says 3 police killed in raid
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Jordan official says 3 police killed in raid

The Hala Akhbar news website linked to Jordan's military said on Sunday that the suspects are Jordanians and that the cell planned to attack security installations and other sensitive targets. It was unclear ho...More..

Donald Trump condemns racism on anniversary of violent Charlottesville alt-right rally
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Donald Trump condemns racism on anniversary of violent Charlottesville alt-right rally

Two Virginia State Police troopers also died that weekend when their helicopter, assisting with public safety, crashed during the rally. Ivanka Trump , US President Donald Trump's daughter and a White Hou...More..

Trump OKs stiffer tariffs on Turkish metals as lira plummets
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Trump OKs stiffer tariffs on Turkish metals as lira plummets

According to Turkey's Daily Sabah English website, the Turkish president made the remarks while addressing the ruling Justice and Developemnt Party (AK Party) members in the Black Sea province of Rize. I am ...More..

Sunil Gavaskar will not be attending Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Sunil Gavaskar will not be attending Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony

In February 2018, the same astrologer predicted that there is no possibility of PTI chief Imran Khan becoming the prime minister in 2018 but it bounced back after results of July 25 polls. The Queen star we...More..

Indonesian Presidential Candidacies are Now Official
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Indonesian Presidential Candidacies are Now Official

Joko Widodo said that he chose 75-year-old Ma'ruf for his experience as a prominent cleric and lawmaker. Indonesia, the world's third-largest democracy and biggest Muslim-majority country , goes to the polls...More..

New Zealand to ban plastic shopping bags from next year
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

New Zealand to ban plastic shopping bags from next year

Supermarket giant Countdown, owned by Woolworths NZ, is supporting the ban . Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern stressed the importance of taking action on the issue. "It's important we acknowledge that some cu...More..

Erdogan vows to defy United States 'threats' after currency crash
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Erdogan vows to defy United States 'threats' after currency crash

Iran has also suffered from a major tumbling of its currency this year partly over reimposition of United States sanctions after Trump abandoned a 2015 nuclear deal. As the lira falls in value, the debt b...More..

Who are the white nationalists gathering in Washington?
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Who are the white nationalists gathering in Washington?

Woolfork is also a Black Lives Matter Charlottesville organizer . I condemn all types of racism and acts of violence . Manigaults allegations have been received with both skepticism and schadenfreude co...More..

US Navy searching for overboard marine off Philippines
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

US Navy searching for overboard marine off Philippines

In a statement, the US Embassy said the Marine was assigned to the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) aboard USS Essex . The incident occurred in the Sulu Sea, according to a Marine Corps news release. T...More..

Nobel Prize victor V S Naipaul passes away
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Nobel Prize victor V S Naipaul passes away

Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, who began writing in the 1950s, won numerous coveted literary awards during his career during which he wrote critically acclaimed novels such as " A House for Mr Biswas ", " In a ...More..

by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Florida suspect ‘udder arrest’ as cows give chase

A herd of 16 cows helped police officers in Florida corral a fleeing suspect who bailed out of a auto and ran through a pasture. In an hilarious turn of events, about 20 cows on a farm in Florida join in th...More..

by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Omarosa Is Leveraging Her Secret Trump Tapes

During a White House pool spray, Trump responded to a shouted question about Manigault and her book- which claims that there are tapes of Trump using the N-word - by calling her a "lowlife". While she doesn't p...More..

Romanians protest govt corruption for a 2nd straight day
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Romanians protest govt corruption for a 2nd straight day

The anti-government protest in Bucharest Friday drew tens of thousands Romanians from overseas and local residents who demanded the government resign over moves to change laws that critics say would make it har...More..

Explosion at Salisbury military hardware factory kills one
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Explosion at Salisbury military hardware factory kills one

Wiltshire Police said one person died at the scene and another was taken to hospital in a serious condition. "A cordon remains in place at the site while investigators carry out their enquiries". 'Regrettably...More..

Businesses say they'll refuse service to Unite the Right attendees in DC
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Businesses say they'll refuse service to Unite the Right attendees in DC

Jason Kessler, the primary organizer of last summer's rally, sued the city of Charlottesville after it refused to issue him a permit for another event this weekend. "Today we pause to remember the lives...More..

Australian woman killed by garbage truck while cycling in New York City
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Australian woman killed by garbage truck while cycling in New York City

Despite being rushed to Mount Sinai West Hospital , Lyden was declared dead. Madison Jane Lyden , 23, was heading uptown in a bike lane on Central Park West when a livery cab pulled into the bike lane, pr...More..

Man discovers he's been mourning at wrong grave for 30 years
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Man discovers he's been mourning at wrong grave for 30 years

He said it stood out because not numerous other headstones in the area were still standing, plus it had all the trinkets of his put around it. But he told the BBC he felt "let down" that he only found out h...More..

Trump Administration Wants Space Force by 2020
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Trump Administration Wants Space Force by 2020

President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday announced an ambitious plan to usher in a new " Space Force " as the sixth branch of the military by 2020 , but the proposal was scorned by opponents a...More..