Ex-Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa Becomes New PM Amid Political Drama

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was appointed as the Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and was sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena today (26) at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo . The surprise ... More..

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President Donald Trump Says Media Wrongly Blaming Him For Bomb Packages
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

President Donald Trump Says Media Wrongly Blaming Him For Bomb Packages

Director Wray also praised Federal Bureau of Investigation agents at the agency's well-respected forensic lab for finding a fingerprint on an envelope sent to Rep. The common thread among the bomb targets was o...More..

by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Suspect arrested over mail bombs

They covered the vehicle with a blue tarp. The van impounded at the site of Sayoc's arrest in Plantation was littered with pro-Trump stickers and pictures of prominent Democrats such as Elizabeth Warren with ...More..

Man using blowtorch to kill spiders sets parents’ house on fire
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Man using blowtorch to kill spiders sets parents’ house on fire

Firefighters were called to the scene after the man was trying to kill black widow spiders. Although the exact cause of the blaze is under investigation, firefighters believe the blowtorch was to blame. Fresn...More..

Man arrested for 'trying to steal Magna Carta'
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Man arrested for 'trying to steal Magna Carta'

The suspect, 45, was arrested at Salisbury Cathedral yesterday afternoon, with the building having to be evacuated while police responded. The Magna Carta , or "great charter", was originally meant to stop...More..

NY Times: Stacey Abrams Burned Georgia's Flag in 1992 Protest
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

NY Times: Stacey Abrams Burned Georgia's Flag in 1992 Protest

And that's the deeper concern that I have. "It's also about creating an atmosphere of fear, making people worry that their votes won't count". The Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams and Republican nominee ...More..

United Kingdom must take a stand over Jamal Khashoggi murder, says Heseltine
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

United Kingdom must take a stand over Jamal Khashoggi murder, says Heseltine

His statement attributes the conclusion - one of the initial findings of a joint Turkish-Saudi investigation - to information from Turkish counterparts. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for tho...More..

Mexico's Pacific coast residents prepare for Hurricane Willa
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Mexico's Pacific coast residents prepare for Hurricane Willa

Forecast to be one of the most powerful hurricanes to enter Mexico from the Pacific in recent years, Willa is expected to strike with 130 mph winds just a few miles south of Mazatlan as soon as Tuesday afternoo...More..

Man, woman die after falling from popular overlook in Yosemite National Park
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Man, woman die after falling from popular overlook in Yosemite National Park

The identities of the deceased have not yet been determined. Mr Gediman says the deaths are being investigated and offered no other information. Just last week, freelance photographer Matt Dippel turned to ...More..

Second migrant caravan gathering in Guatemala, report says
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Second migrant caravan gathering in Guatemala, report says

Only about 200 in that group ever made it. The group's organizers and worldwide aid groups, including UNHCR, say more than 7,000 people are still headed north. Exhausted of waiting and increasingly anxious they...More..

Prince Harry reveals hopes for a baby girl with Meghan Markle
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Prince Harry reveals hopes for a baby girl with Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry recently announced that she's pregnant. The couple has kept up a blistering pace on the tour which has seen them take in Sydney for various events including the launch of the...More..

Japan's Abe begins a rare visit to China
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Japan's Abe begins a rare visit to China

The slow warming of ties between the neighbours has sped up since Mr Trump attacked them both on trade. "The Chinese side is willing to work with the Japanese side to return to a normal track, and maintain th...More..

Tremors felt in Malta after natural disaster in Greece
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Tremors felt in Malta after natural disaster in Greece

The US Geological Survey said the undersea quake was magnitude 6.8 and its epicentre was 20 miles south-west of Mouzaki in the southern part of the island. Firefighters in Sicily, Calabria and Puglia received t...More..

Jordan flash floods: Bus carrying students swept away near Dead Sea
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Jordan flash floods: Bus carrying students swept away near Dead Sea

A number of families picnicking in the popular destination were also among the dead and injured, rescuers said , without giving a breakdown of numbers. Israel and Jordan braced for the first major storm of th...More..

USA military weighs request for troops on Mexico border
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

USA military weighs request for troops on Mexico border

The additional members of the military would assist the Border Patrol by providing things such as vehicles, tents and equipment. These officials say the Pentagon has been under growing pressure from the White...More..

Ethiopia Set to Appoint First Female President, Sahle-Work Zewde
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Ethiopia Set to Appoint First Female President, Sahle-Work Zewde

The parliament of Ethiopia has elected Sahle-Work Zewde as the nation's first female president. Zewde is at present United Nations under-Secretary-General and special representative of its Secretary General...More..

Japanese journalist taken hostage in Syria three years ago released
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Japanese journalist taken hostage in Syria three years ago released

The Japanese government was informed by Qatar on Tuesday that a man had been freed and worked to verify the man was indeed Yasuda. The man who uploaded the footage said Yasuda is being held captive by the Nus...More..

Chinese And Russian Spies Hack President Trump's iPhone
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Chinese And Russian Spies Hack President Trump's iPhone

Despite repeated requests by intelligence advisors, Trump seems to continue using the phone, which might one day cost him dearly not only to himself but also to national security too, reported The New York Ti...More..

Extremist website once again runs racist robocalls in campaign for Florida governor
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Extremist website once again runs racist robocalls in campaign for Florida governor

I is the Negro Andrew Gillum and I'll be askin' you to make me governor of this here state of Florida", a voice on the call says as monkey and jungle sounds can be heard in the background. There is also a gen...More..

SPD Chair Calls for Revising German-Saudi Relations Over Khashoggi’s Death
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

SPD Chair Calls for Revising German-Saudi Relations Over Khashoggi’s Death

He gave no details about how Khashoggi died, save for describing the killing as " ferocious ". Madani's role as an alleged Khashoggi body double is the latest in the evolving investigation into the killing. S...More..

China slams Trump nuclear treaty 'blackmail'
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

China slams Trump nuclear treaty 'blackmail'

That trust proffered in a season of giving is now collapsing. USA national security advisor John Bolton told Putin on Wednesday that the United States intends to withdraw from the pact despite objec...More..

White House, CNN Engage In War Of Words Over Explosives Packages
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

White House, CNN Engage In War Of Words Over Explosives Packages

The package that included the explosive device and an envelope containing white powder was addressed to former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan, a frequent Trump critic. Trump condemned the mai...More..

Pressure builds as Saudi explanation for Khashoggi death is questioned
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Pressure builds as Saudi explanation for Khashoggi death is questioned

The Istanbul governor's office has put Cengiz, a Turkish national, under 24-hour police protection, Anadolu said. Turkish officials, however, suspect the dissident journalist's body was cut up but the Saudi o...More..

Saudi crown prince says justice will prevail in ‘painful’ Khashoggi case
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Saudi crown prince says justice will prevail in ‘painful’ Khashoggi case

The team left the country hours later in private jets, Turkish media reports said . Turkish authorities, including the president, said this week that Saudi agents had scouted the forest before Khashoggi's de...More..

PM delivers apology to victims and survivors of child sexual abuse
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

PM delivers apology to victims and survivors of child sexual abuse

After meeting some of the victims, Morrison told journalists "I've never felt such pain in one room, ever". It's pretty shattering actually, to come here and everyone's behind it, and the power of these insti...More..

Chinese, Russian spies listen to Trump cellphone calls, report says
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Chinese, Russian spies listen to Trump cellphone calls, report says

United States intelligence agencies have warned Trump that Chinese spies have been eavesdropping on his calls - and exploiting the information as they negotiate an ongoing trade dispute, according to The New Y...More..

She Was on the Phone With Mom, Then, 'No, No, No!'
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

She Was on the Phone With Mom, Then, 'No, No, No!'

My husband called 911. Utah has established a Lauren McCluskey memorial fund to honor her. McCluskey's family asked that the fund would help support future scholarships for student-athletes in track and f...More..

Girls planned stabbing at school
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Girls planned stabbing at school

They would then cut their victims' throats, cut up their bodies, eat the flesh and drink their victims' blood. They planned to kill at least 15 of their classmates, according to Tampa Bay television station W...More..

USA mail bomb threat: Who was targeted and why
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

USA mail bomb threat: Who was targeted and why

The bomb squad was investigating the package discovered at Wasserman Schultz's office, a local police spokesman said. No other packages have shown up at the offices of other South Florida Congress members. Th...More..

Early voting for general election kicks off in Florida
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Early voting for general election kicks off in Florida

Marine veteran Linson said voting is vital. Dallas County's combined in person and mail-in votes topped out at 55,384 on Monday, nearly 26,000 more than were cast in 2014, according to The Dallas Morning N...More..