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Air Force confirms California guardsman killed in fighter crash in Ukraine

Air Force confirms California guardsman killed in fighter crash in Ukraine Ukraine on October 8 began a series of large-scale air force exercises called Clear Sky 2018 with the United States and other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries. The training flight was part of Clear Sky 2018, the largest aviation exercise staged in Ukraine since the former Soviet-bloc country gained independence in the early 1990s. [Full Article...]

Protesters on streets, agitate over women's entry to Sabarimala temple

Protesters on streets, agitate over women's entry to Sabarimala temple Chennai: A woman devotee hailing from Kollam district in Kerala was sacked from her job in a private firm after she announced her proposed pilgrimage to Sabarimala temple , which opened its doors to females of menstruating age from Wednesday following a Supreme Court order last month. [Full Article...]

13 dead in bombing at Crimea college

13 dead in bombing at Crimea college No group claimed responsibility for that attack, but Russian security forces said it was the work of an Islamist radical. Mr Aksyonov later told Interfax the death toll had risen to 18. "According to provisional information, ten people died, and 50 were injured", National Anti-Terror Committee spokesman Andrei Przhedomskikh told official news agency TASS . [Full Article...]

Cannabis is legal: A look across Canada as marijuana prohibition ends

Cannabis is legal: A look across Canada as marijuana prohibition ends John's N.L.at 12:01 am NDT on Wednesday October 17, 2018. One of the first customers to buy legal recreational cannabis in Canada says he has no intention of smoking, vaping or otherwise consuming the gram of weed he bought at a store in St. [Full Article...]

LEGALIZATION DAY: First legal purchase of cannabis made in Newfoundland

LEGALIZATION DAY: First legal purchase of cannabis made in Newfoundland The briefing was part of a last political push by the government to answer outstanding questions about a major social, legal and policy shift that will see Canada become the first G7 country to legalize the use of recreational cannabis. Public health officials contend that smoking cannabis is as harmful as tobacco, but welcome what they call the opportunity that legalization affords for open dia... [Full Article...]

Brexit deal is still 'achievable,' UK PM says

Brexit deal is still 'achievable,' UK PM says British Brexit Minister Dominic Raab traveled to Brussels on Sunday for separate talks with European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier that lasted for just over an hour. But negotiations ended without a breakthrough, including on the issue of trade to and from Northern Ireland, which has emerged as a possible deal breaker and even a threat to Prime Minister Theresa May's leadership. [Full Article...]

German police detain suspected hostage-taker and free woman

German police detain suspected hostage-taker and free woman It is not yet clear why the man took the woman hostage. The police said in a subsequent tweet that there had been no shots fired and there were no immediate reports of casualties. Gilles said specially-trained officers were talking to the hostage taker, who hadn't been identified. 'We have indications that one man is holding one woman, but we haven't been able to really get close, ' Schulte ... [Full Article...]

Turkey granted permission to search Saudi consulate

Turkey granted permission to search Saudi consulate Turkish officials believe Mr Khashoggi was murdered in the consulate by Saudi agents almost two weeks ago but Riyadh has always strongly denied this. Trump has been facing increasing pressure from lawmakers who are asking him to hold Saudi Arabia to account if the country was behind Khashoggi's abduction or killing. [Full Article...]

Warren To Trump: Time To Pay Up

Warren To Trump: Time To Pay Up Her campaign has also shared a number of documents and testimonials stating Ms Warren's ancestry did not impact upon her career. "The facts suggest that you absolutely have a Native American ancestor in your pedigree", he replies. Columnist Charles Hurt said that when President Trump riffs on Sen. "But you know what, I like you". "A few days later, Trump held a news conference in Tr... [Full Article...]

NBC Forced to Issue Correction on Trump's 'Robert E. Lee' Comments

NBC Forced to Issue Correction on Trump's 'Robert E. Lee' Comments Lee as a great general, as an honorable man", Lee said . Later in his speech, Trump said that Ulysses S. Grant , the 18th President of the United States and Commanding General of the Army during the Civil War, was also was a "great general", and that he "knocked the hell out of everyone". [Full Article...]

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s official wedding photos have been released

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s official wedding photos have been released Woman's Day readers have shown they love nothing more than a royal wedding and I'm sure they'll be delighted as they pore over memories of the happy day. "She decided she wanted eventually to let Jack know how much those words had brought him to mind", Conner said. And not only did she change up her outfits, but Princess Eugenie also let her hair down for the evening event. [Full Article...]

Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayas

Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayas A helicopter dropped four mountain guides at the camp where the South Korean climbing expedition was staying when powerful winds and snow swept through, killing the entire team and scattering their bodies as far as 500 metre (1,640 foot) away. [Full Article...]

Pope accepts resignation of US cardinal over abuse cover-up claim

Pope accepts resignation of US cardinal over abuse cover-up claim However, the cardinal added, "I told you verbally of the situation of the bishop emeritus who was to observe certain conditions and restrictions because of rumors about his behavior in the past". Shortly after becoming Bishop of Pittsburgh in 1988, he established the first independent review board to evaluate and recommend actions in cases of abuse, a model later adopted nationally. [Full Article...]

5000 feared missing as search for Indonesia quake victims continues

5000 feared missing as search for Indonesia quake victims continues The tens of thousands left homeless by the disaster are scattered across Palu and beyond. More than 5,000 people could still be missing in Indonesia, following a powerful quake that hit the island of Sulawesi last week, officials said on Sunday. [Full Article...]

British couple among six killed in Majorca flash floods

British couple among six killed in Majorca flash floods A statement from the Foreign Office said: "We are in contact with the Spanish authorities responding to flooding in Majorca , and urgently seeking updates from them". "In just two hours, some 180 litres of rain fell and we realized that we could not control the water", she said. According to the Spanish weather agency, more heavy rainfall is expected in eastern and southern parts of the Iberian... [Full Article...]

Turkey investigates claims that Saudis killed journalist

Turkey investigates claims that Saudis killed journalist A Turkish official told the AP late Saturday that an "initial assessment" by police concluded Khashoggi had been killed at the consulate. The former government adviser, who turns 60 on October 13, has lived in self-imposed exile in the United States since past year to avoid possible arrest. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh Sworn In As Newest Supreme Court Justice

Brett Kavanaugh Sworn In As Newest Supreme Court Justice The US Senate is expected to confirm conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh as the next Supreme Court justice on Saturday-offering President Donald Trump a big political win and tilting the nation's high court decidedly to the right. VOTE, ' Trump declared. The first lady also would not say if she believed Ford's allegations against Kavanaugh. Their support makes Saturday's vote to confirm Kav... [Full Article...]

Activists play chicken with Israeli navy off Gaza coast

Activists play chicken with Israeli navy off Gaza coast Barkan has been touted as a rare example of Israeli-Palestinian coexistence. A spokesman for the Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, who is based in the Israeli-occupied West Bank , voiced disapproval of the fuel delivery. Two trucks brought fuel across Israel's border into the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in a Qatari- and United Nations -backed effort to ease conditions in the enclave and st... [Full Article...]

Limo deaths: The faces of America's worst horror crash in decade

Limo deaths: The faces of America's worst horror crash in decade The National Transportation Safety Board and State Police were investigating the crash. He added, "It's not supposed to be on the road". The limo crashed on Saturday, killing the driver, Scott Lisinicchia, and all 19 passengers. "Our hearts grieve for the victim's families, our customers who tried to help, and our staff who did everything they could to comfort", the post said. [Full Article...]

20 killed in New York limo crash

20 killed in New York limo crash The crash "sounded like an explosion", said Linda Riley, of nearby Schenectady, who was on a shopping trip with her sisters and had been in their parked auto at the store, which sits near a T-junction of two NY state highways. The Apple Barrel manager says that the limo looked like it was traveling at over 60 miles per hour as it careened down a hill, through an intersection and into the parki... [Full Article...]


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