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Sen. Rand Paul 'blindsided' by alleged assault at his Kentucky home Sen. Rand Paul 'blindsided' by alleged assault at his Kentucky home
- November 05, 2017

Police arrested 59-year-old Rene Boucher in connection with the attack. " Senator Paul is fine ". Stay with 8News online and on air for the latest updates. According to the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure, Boucher is a retired physician, as of February, 2015. According to records obtained by WAVE 3 News , he graduated from the University of Des Moines Osteopathic Med & Surgery. (more...)
Yemen rebels fired at Saudi Arabia's missile Yemen rebels fired at Saudi Arabia's missile
- November 05, 2017

The missile was sacked across Saudi Arabia's southern border by Yemen's Houthi rebels, who are at war with the kingdom. Earlier this week, a suspected airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition killed at least 29 people, including children, in northern Yemen. (more...)
Twitter responds after Trump's account briefly deactivated by departing employee Twitter responds after Trump's account briefly deactivated by departing employee
- November 05, 2017

Twitter said in a tweet on Friday: "We have implemented safeguards to prevent this from happening again". Micah Zenko, a national security analyst at the Chatham House global affairs think tank, said it was "amazing" how Twitter mishandled Trump's account . (more...)
American woman charged in Zimbabwe with subversion, insulting President Robert Mugabe American woman charged in Zimbabwe with subversion, insulting President Robert Mugabe
- November 05, 2017

O'Donovan is accused of calling 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe a "sick man" in a Twitter post that included a photo illustration of the president with a catheter. Martha O'Donovan works for social media outlet Magamba TV , which targets youth and describes itself as Zimbabwe's leading producer of political satire. (more...)
Gender gap grows again after a decade
- November 04, 2017

Women are measured as having 68% of the chances and outcomes that men have. "At the current rate of progress, the global gender gap will take 100 years to close, compared to 83 last year", the report said, adding economic and political gaps were of particular concern since they are the largest, and, until this year, were registering the fastest progress. (more...)
Israel considering Syria operation to 'assist' Druze after auto bomb Israel considering Syria operation to 'assist' Druze after auto bomb
- November 04, 2017

IDF Brigadier General Ronen Manelis announced that the Israeli army was prepared to "prevent Hader from being harmed or occupied as part of our commitment to the Druze population". They are full citizens of Israel and generally serve in the army. The IDF said they forced some ten villagers to return to Israel after they made it into the no-mans-land that separates Israel from Syria. (more...)
Nights Of Sunset Before 5 PM Ahead As Daylight Saving Time Ends Nights Of Sunset Before 5 PM Ahead As Daylight Saving Time Ends
- November 04, 2017

And extra hour of it. Since it is fall, clocks will be moved back one hour at that time. This took place on April 30, 1916. So don't forget to set back your clocks Saturday night/Sunday morning. The Englishman published the 1907 brochure "The Waste of Daylight" and spent much of his personal fortune evangelizing with missionary zeal for the adoption of "summer time". (more...)
LG seems to have primacy under Constitution, says Supreme Court
- November 03, 2017

The Delhi government argued in court that the elected government must have some sanctity and constitutional provisions have to be interpreted harmoniously. Subramanium also argued that HC's conclusion was result of misreading of the 69th amendment which incorporated Article 239AA into the Constitution in 1991 that gave special powers to Delhi. (more...)
La Vanguardia: Spanish judge orders arrest of ousted Catalan leader La Vanguardia: Spanish judge orders arrest of ousted Catalan leader
- November 03, 2017

The detention of the secessionist leaders and Puigdemont's flight to Belgium make it hard for leading figures from the independence movement to stand in a snap election in the wealthy region called by the Spanish government for December 21. (more...)
Mueller Investigation Sinks a Trump Nominee Mueller Investigation Sinks a Trump Nominee
- November 03, 2017

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says he sees nothing wrong a former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump reaching out to a Kremlin-linked think tank. "As we consider his nomination, I will be looking into these facts, along with his questionable qualifications and long history of divisive and outrageous statements". (more...)
FBI Interviewing Acquaintance, Wife of NYC Terror Suspect FBI Interviewing Acquaintance, Wife of NYC Terror Suspect
- November 03, 2017

Law enforcement officials are seeking the public's assistance with information about Kadirov in relation to the deadly attack along West Street. The FBI released a wanted poster for Kadirov on Wednesday, but wasn't labeled as a suspect in the attack. (more...)
Odisha Pays Tribute To 'Iron Man' Sardar Patel On 142th Birth Anniversary Odisha Pays Tribute To 'Iron Man' Sardar Patel On 142th Birth Anniversary
- November 02, 2017

It may be noted that Sardar Patel's birthday is being celebrated as National Unity Day in the entire state. Speaking on the occasion, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said appealed to the people of the country to resolve for Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat. (more...)
Premature births on the rise Premature births on the rise
- November 02, 2017

In Virginia , 9.6 percent of births were premature. Only Miami-Dade County had an improved preterm birth rate among large counties over last year, with a 9.6-percent rate, down from 11.3 percent last year. 11 states and the District of Columbia received a "D" grade for preterm birthrates between 10.4 and 11.4 percent. "The March of Dimes is dedicated to giving every baby a fair chance for a healthy start in life, and our work is more vital than ever", Ms. (more...)
Rouhani and Putin Confirm Support To Iran Deal Rouhani and Putin Confirm Support To Iran Deal
- November 02, 2017

During the negotiations, the presidents of Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan are expected to exchange their views on cooperation in the political, economic and social fields. The US leader's decision not to certify the deal has been opposed by the other worldwide powers that signed off on it as they insist the agreement is working. (more...)
All participants of worldwide meeting on Syria arrive in Astana All participants of worldwide meeting on Syria arrive in Astana
- November 01, 2017

The congress proposal was one of the few notable outcomes from the seventh round of talks on Syria held in the Kazakh capital Astana and widely viewed as Moscow's attempt to stamp its own imprint on a settlement for Syria. Representatives of Iran, Russia and Turkey, the three peace guarantor states participating in the worldwide Syria talks, held a trilateral meeting in the Kazakh capital, Astana, on Monday. (more...)
After Mueller indictments, Tony Podesta steps aside from namesake lobbying firm After Mueller indictments, Tony Podesta steps aside from namesake lobbying firm
- November 01, 2017

What he know about Crooked Dems is. "The chairman of one major presidential campaign colluded with the brother of the chairman of the other major presidential campaign to enrich themselves by secretly advancing the interests of a foreign adversary", Carlson said . (more...)
White House distances itself from tainted Trump campaign aides White House distances itself from tainted Trump campaign aides
- November 01, 2017

Dodging the question, she replied: "I'm telling you he was a volunteer member of an advisory council that literally met one time". Sanders was also asked how she could "describe Papadopoulos as having a limited role when there's a photograph of [him] sitting at a table with then-candidate Trump at a national security meeting". (more...)
Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line Officially Launched Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line Officially Launched
- November 01, 2017

The leaders of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia launched an 826-km (500-mile) rail link connecting the three countries on Monday, establishing a freight and passenger link between Europe and China that bypasses Russian Federation. After the ceremony, the line's first freight train set off from the Port of Baku on its four-day journey to Mersin in Turkey. Addressing opening ceremony at Caspian port city of Alat (New port of Baku), Azeri President Ilham Aliyev said that BTK is the shortest and ... (more...)
Abadi Calls for Calm in Kurdistan After Barzani Resignation Abadi Calls for Calm in Kurdistan After Barzani Resignation
- October 31, 2017

Iraqi premier Haider al-Abadi has called for calm and avoiding chaos in Kurdistan Region as violence was reported following declaration by the region's president that he rejects a renewed tenure. Also on Monday, Iran said it would reopen all of its border crossings with the Iraqi Kurdistan region in the coming days, lifting restrictions imposed after the independence referendum . (more...)
Blast off! SpaceX rocket launches satellite from Kennedy Space Centre
- October 31, 2017

The rocket's second stage traveled on to geostationary orbit, more than 22,000 miles above Earth, to deliver the satellite to its orbital address. The rocket's first stage landed safely on the " Of Course I Still Love You " droneship, which was stationed in the Atlantic Ocean. (more...)
Supreme Court rebukes Mamata govt: How can a state challenge central law? Supreme Court rebukes Mamata govt: How can a state challenge central law?
- October 31, 2017

In August a Punjab government website had exposed the Aadhaar numbers of over 20,000 people who had applied for low-priced housing in Ludhiana and Jagraon. Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan . "How can a state government challenge a law made by the Parliament? ". Meanwhile, the Court issued a notice to the Centre asking it to file a response within 4 weeks time. (more...)
BJP should read before criticising autonomy for Kashmir: Chidambaram BJP should read before criticising autonomy for Kashmir: Chidambaram
- October 30, 2017

Chidambaram's response was that Modi hadn't read his comments fully, and that he was attacking a "ghost". And that means that they want greater autonomy. He had warned otherwise the country will have to pay a "heavy price". The Congress sought to distance itself from the remarks of Chidambaram on Kashmir, saying the "opinion of an individual is not necessarily the opinion of the party". (more...)
Mattis warns that United States 'will never accept a nuclear North Korea' Mattis warns that United States 'will never accept a nuclear North Korea'
- October 30, 2017

But Mattis and Song were strongly dismissive of the idea. US Defence Secretary General James Mattis said dictator Kim Jong-un would never be allowed to achieve his goal of becoming a nuclear power. Mattis called the North "an oppressive regime that shackles its people, denying their freedom, their welfare and their human dignity in pursuit of nuclear weapons and their means of delivery in order to threaten others with catastrophe". (more...)
ISIS Shores Up Defenses at Key Border Stronghold ISIS Shores Up Defenses at Key Border Stronghold
- October 29, 2017

According to al-Dulaimi, Iraqi troops and tribal volunteers - backed by US -led coalition air power - are now advancing on Al-Qaim city. The U.S. -led coalition said it launched 15 strikes on IS targets in the Al-Qaim area and in the town of Albu Kamal on the Syrian side of the border. (more...)
Potential Tropical Cyclone Eighteen could become Philippe on Saturday Potential Tropical Cyclone Eighteen could become Philippe on Saturday
- October 29, 2017

A tropical storm warning is now in effect for the Cuban provinces of Isla de la Juventud, La Habana, Ciudad de la Habana, Matanzas, Cienfuegos and Villa Clara. Heavy rains were expected for the Cayman Islands, western and central Cuba and the northern Bahamas. When the system gains tropical storm strength it will be given the name Philippe and become the 16th named storm of the year. (more...)
6 killed, 8 injured in hotel attack in Mogadishu 6 killed, 8 injured in hotel attack in Mogadishu
- October 29, 2017

Following further explosions, police said they were battling militants on the top floor of the hotel, where more than 20 civilians may be trapped inside. The Somali militant group Al Shabab said it carried out the bombings. Al-Shabab, Africa's deadliest Islamic extremist group, quickly claimed responsibility for Saturday's attack and said its fighters were inside the hotel. (more...)
Girl Wins Boys Golf Tournament But Not Trophy Due To MIAA Rules Girl Wins Boys Golf Tournament But Not Trophy Due To MIAA Rules
- October 28, 2017

So this is dumb as hell - a girl beat all the boys in a golf tourney but wasn't awarded the first place trophy. However, while girls are allowed to compete in the tournament as part of a larger team, they are not eligible to win as individual players. (more...)
Singapore passport to have new design, additional security features Singapore passport to have new design, additional security features
- October 28, 2017

In the Nomad Passport Index , which measures visa-free travel as well as taxes on worldwide visitors, possibilities for dual citizenship, individual rights, and global perception, the United States tied for 35th place . "While Singapore quietly climbed the ranks, the USA passport has fallen down since President Donald Trump took office", Arton Capital said in a statement. (more...)
Russian helicopter with eight on board crashes off Arctic archipelago Russian helicopter with eight on board crashes off Arctic archipelago
- October 27, 2017

The Norwegian rescue center's northern branch is coordinating the search and rescue operation. "We don't know if it was a controlled landing", an emergency services spokesman said. "We know the helicopter failed to return". Svalbard is more than 800 kilometers (500 miles) north of Norway's mainland. Nationals of all signatory states enjoy "equal liberty of access and entry" to Svalbard and its waters. (more...)
27 killed in firecracker factory fire near Jakarta, Indonesia
- October 27, 2017

Police say the death toll could rise further as numerous dozens of injured have extensive burns. Numerous charred corpses of victims were found clustered at the back of the factory in an industrial complex in Tangerang, police said, indicating there may have been a panicked rush to flee the flames. (more...)
Fees To Enter Popular National Parks Would Skyrocket Under Interior Department Plan Fees To Enter Popular National Parks Would Skyrocket Under Interior Department Plan
- October 27, 2017

The costs for both motorcycles, cyclist and pedestrians would also go up during peak season, which is a five-month time span that differs slightly depending on the park. Under the plan, entrance fees during peak season (a.k.a. the busiest months of the year) at 17 parks could more than double - yes, you heard that right. (more...)
Support for marijuana legalization hits new all-time high (get it?) Support for marijuana legalization hits new all-time high (get it?)
- October 26, 2017

The latest figure, based on an October 5-11 poll, follows shifts in the legal landscape regarding marijuana since Gallup's 2016 measure. Public opinion has been in step with successful marijuana legalization efforts across the United States, Gallup officials said. (more...)
Father of missing Richardson girl booked into jail Father of missing Richardson girl booked into jail
- October 26, 2017

Wesley reportedly voluntarily went into the police station Monday and "provided an alternate statement of events from those which he had given previously, regarding the disappearance of Sherin", police said in a statement, according to Fox 4. (more...)
Is the Weinstein Company Legally Negligent for Failing to Prevent Weinstein's Abuse? Is the Weinstein Company Legally Negligent for Failing to Prevent Weinstein's Abuse?
- October 26, 2017

Attorney Gloria Allred also on Wednesday in NY held her second press conference in two days unveiling another woman claiming Weinstein sexually assaulted her. Allred said she has written to the Weinstein Company board, asking for a meeting. "I haven't ever seen these kinds of ramifications for this egregious behavior", she added. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick has reportedly agreed to a book deal worth $1 million Colin Kaepernick has reportedly agreed to a book deal worth $1 million
- October 26, 2017

Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins invited Kaepernick to the first meeting, but he did not attend. "We look forward to him joining the conversation". Kaepernick, who filed a grievance against the NFL owners on October 15, alleging they colluded to keep him out of the league, did not attend that meeting. (more...)
Bharatmala will lower logistics costs to 6% from 18% now: Nitin Gadkari Bharatmala will lower logistics costs to 6% from 18% now: Nitin Gadkari
- October 26, 2017

Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday Mr Gadkari said the work on project preparation was in advanced stage for 19,500 km and about 9,000 km bids were invited for engagement of consultant for preparation of Detailed Project Report (DPR). (more...)
Ewan McGregor and Wife Eve Mavrakis Split After 22 Years of Marriage Ewan McGregor and Wife Eve Mavrakis Split After 22 Years of Marriage
- October 25, 2017

The "Moulin Rouge" actor was photographed "snogging" Winstead in a busy London cafe, the Sun reported Sunday. Mary Elizabeth Winstead had her first breakthrough role in Final Destination 3What happened with Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Ewan McGregor? That was until pictures surfaced of McEwan kissing American actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead on Monday (NZ time) at a London cafe. (more...)
House committees to investigate Justice Department decisions about Clinton probe House committees to investigate Justice Department decisions about Clinton probe
- October 25, 2017

Comey, who was sacked by President Trump in May, has been criticized for his investigation in the server. She noted, however, that Bossie is strongly pushing for a special counsel now when he was adamantly against the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. (more...)
Body found during search for 3-year-old Sherin Mathews Body found during search for 3-year-old Sherin Mathews
- October 24, 2017

A police spokesman told the media that investigators have no reason to believe that the body recovered belongs to any other missing child. The affidavit mentioned that the father was not too anxious and did a load of laundry and waited until after sunrise to report her disappearance to police. (more...)
Robert Mueller Investigating Democratic Lobbyist Over Ukraine Ties Robert Mueller Investigating Democratic Lobbyist Over Ukraine Ties
- October 24, 2017

According to a new report from NBC News , both Podesta and the Podesta Group, his left-leaning lobbying firm, became fixtures of the investigation after Mueller and his team began probing the finance records of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort . (more...)