• Taliban denies rescued Canadian hostage's accusations
Taliban denies rescued Canadian hostage's accusations

Boyle's father, Patrick, said his son told him in a phone call after his release that the abuse his wife suffered during captivity was far worse than alluded to in "proof of life" videos the militants previously released of the family. He said Pakistani troops and intelligence agents, acting on a USA intelligence tip, zeroed in on a vehicle holding...

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  • Bennet to demand 'complete disconnection' from PA following reconciliation deal
Bennet to demand 'complete disconnection' from PA following reconciliation deal

Hamas said Sunday that it had handed over control of the Gaza Strip to the Palestinian Authority, Haaretz reported citing Hamas deputy leader in Gaza, Khalil al-Hayya in an interview with the Hamas-affiliated Al-Aqsa television. The figure is however a fraction of the more than 20,000 police officers employed separately by Hamas. It has fought...

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  • Cleverley's injury-time goal gives Watford win over Arsenal
Cleverley's injury-time goal gives Watford win over Arsenal

WATFORD , England (AP) - Tom Cleverley scored an injury-time victor as Watford came from behind to beat Arsenal 2-1 and end the visitors' four-game winning run in the English Premier League on Saturday. It was that sort of game; promising much yet delivering little, until Mertesacker broke the deadlock in the 39th minute. It was Arsenal who n...

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  • Truck bomb explodes on busy road in Somalia, killing 20
Truck bomb explodes on busy road in Somalia, killing 20

Somalis gather and search for survivors by destroyed buildings at the scene of the blast. . The explosion left at least 20 people dead and 15 others injured. According to witnesses, the vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) has gone off at busy intersection, Zoobe Area in downtown Mogadishu, sending volumes of smoke to the sky.

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  • Several injured in N. Carolina mass prison break attempt
Several injured in N. Carolina mass prison break attempt

According to the NC Department of Public Safety , around 3 p.m., inmates started a fire in the prison's specialty sewing plant, where about 30 inmates work for Correction Enterprises producing embroidered logo items, safety vests and other sewn items.

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  • New Jersey man nearly loses $24.1M lottery prize
New Jersey man nearly loses $24.1M lottery prize

Smith and his much-sought-after ticket have been the subjects of a much-publicized search undertaken by the New York Lottery to locate the would-be Lotto millionaire on the verge of forfeiting the prize as the one-year deadline for claiming it approached.

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  • Top LeT militant Waseem, bodyguard killed in J&K's Pulwama district
Top LeT militant Waseem, bodyguard killed in J&K's Pulwama district

The gun battle started early on Saturday morning after security agencies received information about the presence of fighters linked to the Lashkar-e-Taiba group in Litter village. Immediately after the news about the killings of the LeT militants spread in the area, announcements were made through mosque public address systems asking people to come...

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  • Pak Firing Continues For Second Day In Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch
Pak Firing Continues For Second Day In Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch

Pakistan yesterday briefed the envoys of the P5 countries - the US, China, Russia, the United Kingdom and France - over alleged ceasefire violations by India along the Line of Control (LoC). The incident occurred in the morning when Pakistan troops resorted to unprovoked firing, fatally injuring Sepoy TK Reddy and Defence Porter Mohd Zahier.

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  • Israel says Donald Trump's UNESCO pullout means 'new era' at UN
Israel says Donald Trump's UNESCO pullout means 'new era' at UN

This isn't the first time that the US has withdrawn from UNESCO . Indeed, this decision by the USA could very well foreshadow further retrenchment of U.S. America's involvement in UNESCO is of the utmost importance today, Bokova said, "when the rise of violent extremism and terrorism calls for new long-term responses for peace and security, to...

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  • Iran deal's foes in US Congress may be its unlikely saviors
Iran deal's foes in US Congress may be its unlikely saviors

The EU foreign policy chief says Washington's possible withdrawal from the Iran deal will send a message to the worldwide community that the USA is not trustworthy when it comes to deal making. Touching on speculations about the likelihood of renegotiation of the deal, Mogherini pointed to the "extremely complex nuclear aspects" of the JCPOA which ...

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  • Hamas, Fatah reach agreement in Palestinian reconciliation talks
Hamas, Fatah reach agreement in Palestinian reconciliation talks

The Western-backed mainstream Fatah party lost control of Gaza to Hamas, considered a terrorist group by the West and Israel, in fighting in 2007. The 2011 agreement stipulated that legislative, presidential and national council elections should be conducted within one year of its signing.

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  • Talks to overhaul Nafta at risk of failure
Talks to overhaul Nafta at risk of failure

Victor Herrera, who's spent 35 years covering Latin American financial markets, warns that NAFTA's demise would have major effects. Almost 9 million jobs in the US depend on trade and investment with Canada , and approximately 400,000 people cross the U.S.

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  • Kate Beckinsale says Harvey Weinstein
Kate Beckinsale says Harvey Weinstein "couldn't remember" if he assaulted her

The New York Times earlier reported that McGowan was among the numerous women sexually harassed by Weinstein, who paid McGowan a financial settlement in 1997. A law enforcement official says detectives also plan to contact women who spoke about their encounters with Weinstein in a New Yorker article this week.

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  • British 'White Widow' terrorist killed by United States drone strike in Syria
British 'White Widow' terrorist killed by United States drone strike in Syria

She was a key recruiter of British aspiring ISIS fighters and was soon put on a USA kill list, though she continued to provide online guidance on everything from how to make homemade bombs to the best way of getting to Syria. "That way. when you interrogate someone, you get more information". Following her husband's death, Jones was reportedly ...

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  • Hurricane Ophelia forms in the Atlantic Ocean
Hurricane Ophelia forms in the Atlantic Ocean

The storm formed well outside what meteorologists refer as the "main development region", where most hurricanes form in the Atlantic. University of Miami hurricane researcher Brian McNoldy says Ophelia is the 10th straight tropical storm to become a hurricane in an Atlantic season.

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  • Iran: US aiding terrorism if Revolutionary Guards declared terrorists
Iran: US aiding terrorism if Revolutionary Guards declared terrorists

If Trump refuses to certify, the Congress will have 60 days to decide whether to restore the sanctions against the Islamic Republic that the United States has agreed to waive under the deal. Iran's moderate president Hasan Rouhani won re-election less than five months ago after a campaign in which he called for better ties with the outside world an...

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  • Amid Corker Feud, Trump Dismisses Senator's WWIII Warning
Amid Corker Feud, Trump Dismisses Senator's WWIII Warning

Bob Corker is apparently still on, based on the new nickname the president bestowed upon Corker Tuesday morning. Bob Corker , sending an unmistakable signal to other Republicans that public criticism of President Trump will be met with a fierce public scolding.

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  • North Korea Apparently Tried To Hack Into American Power Companies
North Korea Apparently Tried To Hack Into American Power Companies

The South Korean military added that the regular deployment training is aimed at enhancing extended deterrence capabilities against North Korea. "The plan is fundamental to conducting a war operation, and leakage of even a small part of it is very critical", Rhee Cheol-hee, of the ruling Democratic Party, told Bloomberg .

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  • Trump on North Korea: 'Only one thing will work'
Trump on North Korea: 'Only one thing will work'

Former CIA Director Leon Panetta calls President Donald Trump's comment referencing a mysterious " calm before the storm " on Thursday a "play for attention". It will also contradict all available evidence that Iran is respecting the terms of the agreement and reject entreaties of European leaders and a public statement by Trump's Defense Secre...

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  • China ready to maintain peace with India along the border
China ready to maintain peace with India along the border

Since taking charge as Defence Minister, Ms. Sitharaman has travelled extensively to various military stations and border areas. The Ministry of External Affairs, in a recent statement, denied that the India-China "disengagement agreement", which brought the Doklam standoff to an end, was violated.

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  • 2014 defeat knocked sense into us, admits Rahul Gandhi
2014 defeat knocked sense into us, admits Rahul Gandhi

The Gandhi family did nothing for three decades. Citing a recent speech by Rahul, she said he had mocked the dreams and aspirations of Gujaratis, and it would only result in a historic defeat for the Congress in the upcoming Assembly elections.

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  • Hillary Clinton 'shocked and appalled' by Weinstein accusations
Hillary Clinton 'shocked and appalled' by Weinstein accusations

Longtime Hillary Clinton aides have been confused by the former secretary of state's silence on the issue, questioning - in private - why she has not weighed in at all. Hillary Clinton has launched an astonishing attack on Donald Trump , declaring him to be "the most risky President in USA history". A high-profile donor in the Democratic Pa...

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  • State Police sends troopers to Puerto Rico to help with recovery
State Police sends troopers to Puerto Rico to help with recovery

Ruiz traveled to the island on September 9 to enjoy a cruise with relatives, but after returning to port, she was stuck there because of Hurricane Maria . Constitution. The governor said he will reiterate to a congressional delegation visiting Puerto Rico today the need for urgent action, due to the magnitude of the challenges.

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  • Have a plan in case of fire
Have a plan in case of fire

A good fire escape plan should incorporate regularly checking that smoke alarms are working and that they're prevalent throughout the home, as well as routes for two ways out of every room, and a pre-designated meeting place. Make sure the number of your home is clearly marked and easy for the fire department to find. That open house is scheduled...

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  • Lawmaker takes first step to remove Columbus Day in NYC
Lawmaker takes first step to remove Columbus Day in NYC

At the time, Columbus served as a canvas for 19th-century ideas of individualism, Lane explained, a man of science who bucked authority as he ventured forth into the unknown. Gonzales says many Native American groups use the day to celebrate indigenous people and their contributions to society. "Revision is not the same as lying, which people...

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  • Northern California wildfires: Emergency declared as 1500 structures burned
Northern California wildfires: Emergency declared as 1500 structures burned

He called the estimates of destroyed structures very conservative. " Trees were on fire like torches ". Cal Fire Battalion Chief Jonathan Cox reported several injuries. The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office says deputies were dispatched to help firefighters and California Highway Patrol officers with evacuations. Health officials say wildfires can...

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  • 'Nothing has changed' between Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson: White House
'Nothing has changed' between Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson: White House

The State Department denied that Tillerson made such comments. Rubio asks Army to kick out West Point grad MORE is on the way out on Friday, maintaining that President Trump continues to have confidence in Tillerson. "I think the premise of that question is absolutely ridiculous". Tension between Trump and Tillerson resurfaced over the weeken...

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  • Catalan leaders under pressure over independence threat to break away from Spain
Catalan leaders under pressure over independence threat to break away from Spain

It would therefore " be a candidate to become a member of the Union", then negotiations would be undertaken to integrate with the EU after a fire, green -with the unanimity of the 28 member States. However, Mr Puigdemont's plans were derailed by the Constitutional Court which ruled that a special plenary session to debate the referendum results wou...

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  • Trump's Puerto Rico visit faces criticism as he tosses paper towels
Trump's Puerto Rico visit faces criticism as he tosses paper towels

Trump "opened up the floor for discussion (during his visit) and she actually made zero comments", Sanders added. Puerto Rico has a debt of $ 73 billion and this year it went bankrupt. Cruz wore a t-shirt with the words, "Help us, we are dying " during an interview last week on CNN . The storm destroyed much of the island and left 60 percent ...

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  • NFL Week 4: Jacksonville Jaguars vs Pittsburgh Steelers Preview and Prediction
NFL Week 4: Jacksonville Jaguars vs Pittsburgh Steelers Preview and Prediction

The Jags come into this game mostly healthy. At their best, the Jaguars should be able to hold their own against the Steelers . Earlier in the drive, Allen Hurns' 18-yard catch converted a second-and-10 and Fournette carried on four consecutive plays for the first time this year, including a five-yard gain on third-and-2.

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  • Mika Brzezinski 'can't go forward' with Weinstein book deal
Mika Brzezinski 'can't go forward' with Weinstein book deal

Now, a former reporter for News 12 says that Weinstein essentially trapped her in a deserted NYC restaurant and masturbated in front of her. Sivan says that Weinstein contacted her the next day saying he "had a great time last night" and asked if she wanted to meet him after a trip.

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  • London auto crash 'not terror-related', police say
London auto crash 'not terror-related', police say

Detective Constable Darren Case, of the Metropolitan Police, said: "Because of where this collision occurred and the number of pedestrians involved, I fully appreciate the concern and alarm this incident caused". "We are working with (the Met police) and will provide an update when we have more information". The crash happened at 2.20pm on ...

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  • New Honey Research Suggests a Grim Outcome For Bees Worldwide
New Honey Research Suggests a Grim Outcome For Bees Worldwide

Widespread application of neonicotinoids has been identified as a key factor responsible for the global decline in pollinators, and in particular bees . That demonstrates how pervasive a problem the much-debated pesticide is for honeybees, said authors of a study published Thursday in the journal Science .

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  • Google balloons to help restore Puerto Rico's cell networks
Google balloons to help restore Puerto Rico's cell networks

The US Federal Communications Commission that it gave Google permission to provide hurricane-hit Puerto Rico with emergency cell service using balloons. "The objective of the [Special Temporary Authority] is to support licensed mobile carriers' restoration of limited communications capability in areas of Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin I...

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  • Kuldeep, Bumrah sparkle as India go 1-0 up
Kuldeep, Bumrah sparkle as India go 1-0 up

After a delay of nearly two hours, India were given six overs to chase 48 which they hunted down with three balls to spare. Smith, who made a significant impact during Australia's 2-1 Test loss against India in March, has struggled to match up his form in the limited-overs format.

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