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Trump plans to release of JFK assassination documents despite concerns from agencies

Trump plans to release of JFK assassination documents despite concerns from agencies In the days leading up to Trump's tweet, a National Security Council official told The Washington Post that government agencies were urging the president not to release some of the documents. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 , which George H.W. Bush signed into law exactly 25 years ago. The FBI and the Warren Commission officially concluded that Oswald was the lone as... [Full Article...]

Landslide in Malaysia: Bangladeshis feared dead

Landslide in Malaysia: Bangladeshis feared dead Penang Fire and Rescue Department Director Saadon Moktar said the rescue operations involved three zones on an area of 15 square metres, and it was expected to take time as all the victims were buried deep under the clay soil, and there was possibility of another landslide. [Full Article...]

North Korea: Our Nuclear Weapons Aimed At US Alone

North Korea: Our Nuclear Weapons Aimed At US Alone The warning by Mike Pompeo , director of the Central Intelligence Agency, comes as North Korea has threatened to hit the continental US with a nuclear-tipped long-range missile. Pyongyang has no intention to hold talks on nuclear weapons, so Washington will have to put up with the DPRK's nuclear status, Chief of the North Korean Foreign Ministry's North American Department Choe Son Hui said add... [Full Article...]

Soldiers in Poonch district of Jammu celebrate Diwali

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said the paddy bonus disbursed to farmers ahead of Diwali helped them in their festival shopping and also strengthened the economy. The prime minister said he had been told the soldiers on the borders regularly practice yoga and that it would "definitely enhance their abilities, and give them a sense of calm". [Full Article...]

Teen Driver Safety Week: Info Your Teen Driver Needs to Know

Teen Driver Safety Week: Info Your Teen Driver Needs to Know Beyond driver's education training, the program focuses on the issues and obstacles drivers face that cause crashes, including vehicle handling, hazard recognition, speed and space management, and distracted and impaired driving. This is a unsafe habit that can lead to drowsy driving. In crashes involving teen drivers when the driver wasn't buckled, 84 percent of their passengers weren't, eith... [Full Article...]

Quebec passes controversial face veil ban in public sector

Quebec passes controversial face veil ban in public sector The law on religious neutrality stipulates that people working in or using public services, or on public transport, must not have their faces covered, for purposes of "security, identification and communication". You speak to me, I should see your face, and you should see mine. "As long as the service is being rendered, the face should be uncovered", said Quebec Justice Minister Stéphanie Vallée... [Full Article...]

'Heavy rain expected': Met Éireann issues a Status Yellow warning

'Heavy rain expected': Met Éireann issues a Status Yellow warning The status yellow alert will be in place all day long. Heavy rain and gusts of 50mph are expected across southern England and the west of Wales on Saturday, with winds reaching speeds of up to 70mph in exposed areas. Dave Reynolds, forecaster for The Weather Company, said: "We expect winds of 80mph perhaps stronger in coastal regions and although these might not be as strong as Ophelia it is imp... [Full Article...]

Putin: Russia working toward global nuclear disarmament

Putin: Russia working toward global nuclear disarmament He did not single out U.S. President Donald Trump for personal criticism, but said Trump's behaviour was unpredictable as a result of political foes who were preventing him from fulfilling nearly all of his policy pledges. "You interpreted our trust as weakness and you exploited that". The Russian leader noted that the USA has been slow to dismantle its chemical weapons arsenals in line with an ... [Full Article...]

Kenya: Roselyn Akombe Resigns From Poll Agency

Kenya: Roselyn Akombe Resigns From Poll Agency Chebukati's sentiments came in the wake of the resignation of one of the seven electoral commissioners, Roselyn Akombe , plunging the country into further political uncertainty. Akombe urged Kenyans to remember the violence that followed a disputed 2007 poll, when more than 1,200 people were killed. At least 37 people have died in violence since the August vote, although rights group say the a... [Full Article...]

Gujarat election a fight between development and dynasty: Modi

Gujarat election a fight between development and dynasty: Modi BJP president Amit Shah was also present at the rally. Considering that in each of his recent visits to the state, the Prime Minister has either launched a project (for example - the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train and the Sardar Sarovar Dam) or announced multiple sops and schemes, it is expected that Modi would make some announcements on Monday too which would endear voters to the BJP. [Full Article...]

Iran calls for NUCLEAR ACTION against United States accusing Washington of 'creating ISIS'

If the USA tears up the deal, we will shred it. Ayatollah Khamenei, Iran's highest authority, welcomed their support but said it was not sufficient. Europe "must refrain from entering into our defence issues", Khamenei said. "It is not acceptable for us that Europe repeats the U.S. bullying against Iran", he added. [Full Article...]

Multiple injuries reported in shooting at Maryland business park

Multiple injuries reported in shooting at Maryland business park Officials said Prince, who has a criminal history, fled the scene in a black 2008 GMC Acadia with DE plates PC64273. Deputies say they responded at 8:58 a.m. The suspect is believed to have fled in a black Chevrolet Arcadia with DE plates. In March 2015, he faced multiple gun charges, including being a felon in possession of a firearm. [Full Article...]

Syria's Raqqa fully liberated from Islamic State by Kurdish-led SDF

Syria's Raqqa fully liberated from Islamic State by Kurdish-led SDF It took the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) five months to take control of the city, which had been taken over by IS in January 2014. "There is an air of jubilation in the city", Abdi said. It says it is not aligned with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or the rebels seeking to overthrow him. "It would take away their major foreign patron", said Nicholas A. [Full Article...]

ISIS Seige Ends in Marawi as Trump Announces Duterte Visit in Philippines

ISIS Seige Ends in Marawi as Trump Announces Duterte Visit in Philippines Lorenzana said IS Southeast Asian "emir" Isnilon Hapilon and Omarkhayam Maute were among the fatalities in the early morning fighting. Gen. Restituto Padilla said yesterday. Security officials believe Hapilon's death is significant, considering he was the uniting factor in Marawi, and that the blow to the worldwide terror network is also serious, especially since the he was named by Daesh as emi... [Full Article...]

United States indicts Chinese nationals for importing opioids

United States indicts Chinese nationals for importing opioids According to the Department of Justice, one of the men ran two chemical plants in China that produced high quantities of fentanyl and similar drugs and the other man owned four labs in China doing the same thing. "The defendants allegedly shipped massive quantities of deadly fentanyl and other synthetic opioids to communities throughout the United States, mostly purchased on the Internet and sent ... [Full Article...]

PM Modi inaugurates AIIMS-like institute for ayurveda in Delhi

PM Modi inaugurates AIIMS-like institute for ayurveda in Delhi In his speech lasting almost 50 minutes, Modi said progress at the cost of national heritage has always pushed countries towards their doom and that Ayurveda , neglected by colonial powers in a bid to run down traditional Indian knowledge, had never been given the attention it deserved even after Independence. [Full Article...]

Army Sgt. Bergdahl pleading guilty to desertion, misbehavior

Army Sgt. Bergdahl pleading guilty to desertion, misbehavior Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl said Monday he is pleading guilty to charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. Bergdahl spent five years in captivity by the Taliban in Afghanistan after walking off his post in 2009. "We may as well go back to kangaroo courts and lynch mobs that got what they wanted", Bergdahl said in an interview taped previous year that was aired Monday on ABC's "Good Mornin... [Full Article...]

Malta car bomb kills Panama Papers journalis

At a press briefing, Joseph Muscat (centre-left), whose close friends and family has been the target of violent attacks by Daphne Caruana Galizia, has denounced an act of "barbaric" and ordered the security forces to concentrate all of their resources. [Full Article...]

Wildfires Kill 32 in Portugal, 4 in Spain

Wildfires Kill 32 in Portugal, 4 in Spain The 36 deaths, which were confirmed by Portugal's national civil protection agency and included a one-month-old baby, come four months after 64 people were killed in the deadliest fire in the country's history in June. Spanish TV pictures showed people trying to fight fires with buckets of water. In Vigo, the fires destroyed several industrial warehouses and forced the evacuation of the PSA/Ci... [Full Article...]

McCain Warns of 'Severe Consequences' for Iraq Over Baghdad's Clashes With Kurds

McCain Warns of 'Severe Consequences' for Iraq Over Baghdad's Clashes With Kurds Tension has steadily mounted between Baghdad and the Erbil-based KRG since September 25, when Iraqis in KRG-controlled areas - and in several disputed territories, including Kirkuk - voted on whether or not to declare political independence. [Full Article...]


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