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Bid to recover body of slain US missionary

Bid to recover body of slain US missionary It is clear the remote tribe do not like visitors. His letters recorded tense interactions with the locals, and at one point a youth shot an arrow at him, piercing the Bible Chau was carrying. He had earlier visited the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in 2015 and 2016, Pathak said. On Sunday, Minister of State for External Affairs, VK Singh expressed grief at Chau's death but also clarified the ... [Full Article...]

Navy Officials: Active Shooter Reports at Walter Reed Were a Drill

Navy Officials: Active Shooter Reports at Walter Reed Were a Drill The Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland was placed on lockdown due to reports of an active shooter at the principal U.S. military hospital. He had no timeline for when clearance activities would be completed. But just after 3 p.m., the Department of Defense confirmed that it was only a drill . [Full Article...]

Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith wins Mississippi US Senate runoff amid racial controversies

Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith wins Mississippi US Senate runoff amid racial controversies Thad Cochran stepped down due to health reasons, defeated former congressman and Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy. Hyde-Smith was the favorite in the solidly red state, and the final Senate election of 2018 was long seen as an afterthought. [Full Article...]

Global lawmakers grill Facebook exec; Zuckerberg's a no-show

Global lawmakers grill Facebook exec; Zuckerberg's a no-show Hildegarde Naughton, chairwoman of the Irish joint committee on communications, climate action and environment, said: "In light of the fake news and data breaches that your company has been involved in over the last two years, do you accept that Facebook needs to be regulated?" A grand committee consisting of representatives from several countries including the UK, Canada , France and Bel... [Full Article...]

Australian steer turns heads at 6 feet, 4 inches tall

Australian steer turns heads at 6 feet, 4 inches tall Knickers is a Holstein-Friesian, a dairy breed known for being quite tall. Owner Geoff Pearson, from Lake Preston in Western Australia's south-west, said Knickers' size is what saved him from the abattoir. "We have a high turnover of cattle and he was lucky enough to stay behind". His owner says he's the biggest steer in the country, standing at more than six feet, three inches tall and weig... [Full Article...]

Met Office issues yellow warning - what does it mean?

Met Office issues yellow warning - what does it mean? Tonight will be breezy, with winds upwards of 30mph, and there will be outbreaks of rain during the evening. As part of the yellow warning, the Met Office said large waves would pose a "danger to life" along coastal areas in south-west England and Wales on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Gamer arrested 'after rape overheard on gaming stream'

Gamer arrested 'after rape overheard on gaming stream' The other game says he then overheard Fabian raping the girl because Fabian left the microphone on his gaming console on. The teen told authorities Fabian covered her mouth, held her down and sexually battered her, the newspaper reported , citing the arrest report. [Full Article...]

Arlene Foster: 'Brexit a bigger threat than Jeremy Corbyn'

Arlene Foster: 'Brexit a bigger threat than Jeremy Corbyn' In reality, any bilateral agreement between the United Kingdom and the US is likely to take years to negotiate given its complexity, differing standards in areas such as agriculture, and the fact it would require ratification by the US Congress. [Full Article...]

US Urges Nigerians To Stop Violence Against Women, Children

US Urges Nigerians To Stop Violence Against Women, Children According to United Nations data, a third of women worldwide have been subjected to physical or sexual violence and one in ten girls has been raped or sexually assaulted. Yet rates were higher in Africa and the Americas, meaning women faced the greatest risk of being killed by partners or family members in these regions. [Full Article...]

MLB Asks Cindy Hyde-Smith Campaign To Return $5,000 Donation

MLB Asks Cindy Hyde-Smith Campaign To Return $5,000 Donation Trump was appearing at two rallies to help Hyde-Smith finish the final two years of the term started by Republican Thad Cochran. She's up against Democratic former U.S. "I'm going to be the senator for everyone", Espy said. Hyde-Smith says she wants more state and local control of public education, "while recognizing the role of the federal government to support educational achievement across th... [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort Met With Julian Assange Months Before WikiLeaks Published DNC Emails

Paul Manafort Met With Julian Assange Months Before WikiLeaks Published DNC Emails US officials have also prepared charges against Assange. The Associated Press and other outlets have reported that Assange is indeed facing unspecified charges under seal. The Guardian cited two unidentified sources as saying Manafort first met Assange at the embassy in 2013, a year after Assange took refuge there to avoid being extradited to Sweden over sex crime allegations. [Full Article...]

Roadside bomb kills three US troops near Afghan city of Ghazni

Roadside bomb kills three US troops near Afghan city of Ghazni The latest deaths come three days after a U.S. One American contractor was also injured. The military said that three other service members were wounded when the bomb went off near the city of Ghazni. Some 15,000 US soldiers are now serving in Afghanistan. Washington is trying to find a way out of the conflict more than 17 years since it began. Voting there has been postponed for a year. [Full Article...]

Egypt unveils ancient tomb and sarcophagi in Luxor

Egypt unveils ancient tomb and sarcophagi in Luxor The sarcophagus was one of two found earlier this month by a French-led team in the northern area of Al-Assasif, on the western bank of the Nile, Reuters reported . Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany, right, and French Professor Frederic Colin, head of the French mission, with the intact sarcophagus. [Full Article...]

Video shows moment when gender-reveal bomb sparked $8M Sawmill Fire

Video shows moment when gender-reveal bomb sparked $8M Sawmill Fire Apparently he loaded the gender-revealing target with too much of the substance, however, as it exploded and spewed fire on the dried-out grasslands below, to the horror of onlookers. It was probably one of the worst days of my life", he said at the time. Following the court case, local news outlet the Arizona Daily Star submitted a Freedom of Information request to find out the gender of th... [Full Article...]

Alan Dershowitz says Mueller report will be ‘devastating’ to Trump

Alan Dershowitz says Mueller report will be ‘devastating’ to Trump President Donald Trump slammed special counsel Robert Mueller on Monday and wondered whether Mueller would be covering all of his own "conflicts of interest" in a preamble for the impending report that summarizes his findings in the Russian Federation probe. [Full Article...]

Just In : Ex-Zimbabwe President Mugabe Cannot Walk Again

Just In : Ex-Zimbabwe President Mugabe Cannot Walk Again Mr Mugabe ruled the southern African nation for almost four decades, since independence from Britain in 1980. Mugabe has been in Singapore for treatment for an undisclosed illness for the past two months, he added. He is the founding father of the nation of Zimbabwe. In a rare public appearance in July, Mr Mugabe slumped behind a bank of microphones during a news conference and didn't le... [Full Article...]

Tens of thousands in India demand rebuilding of Hindu temple

Tens of thousands in India demand rebuilding of Hindu temple More than 200,000 people are expected near the site in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. "The mosque was a slight on Hindus and it's a shame that we've failed to build a temple on one of the most holy sites for Hindus", said Sharad Sharma, spokesman for VHP, which has close ties with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ). [Full Article...]

Toxic gas attack affects over 100 in Syria

Toxic gas attack affects over 100 in Syria Abdul-Salam Abdul-Razzaq, the military commander of the National Liberation Front (FNL), said that the opposition had no chemical gases or capabilities to launch them. No group had yet claimed the attack. The attack, if confirmed, would not be the first time gas has been used in the Syrian conflict. The monitor said air strikes then hit the edges of the last opposition Idlib bastion on Sunda... [Full Article...]

Ukraine imposes martial law amid 'growing aggression with Russia'

Ukraine imposes martial law amid 'growing aggression with Russia' U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called Russia's seizure of the Ukrainian vessels "a unsafe escalation and a violation of worldwide law" and called for restraint from both countries. The Russian Federal Security Service claimed it has evidence Ukraine is responsible for clashes between ships in the Black Sea. The Ukrainian navy said on social media that six sailors had been wounded in the s... [Full Article...]

Nancy Pelosi sends letter to Democratic colleagues urging unity

Nancy Pelosi sends letter to Democratic colleagues urging unity Davids and other incoming freshmen will be crucial to Pelosi's bid to retake the gavel, which she gave up in 2011 after a wave of Republican wins in the 2010 midterms gave the GOP control of the House. The margin could expand slightly with absences or if lawmakers simply vote "present". "In addition, I have assured Members our committee ratios will be fair and our committees will have represen... [Full Article...]


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