Australia considers following United States policy shift on al-Quds

The Australian prime minister said one possibility could include recognising a Palestinian Authority capital in East Jerusalem and Israeli capital in West Jerusalem. Morrison said. In Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, Palestinian Foreign Ministe... More..

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Central Texas flooding: Death toll rises as rescues continue
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Central Texas flooding: Death toll rises as rescues continue

A flash flood warning is in effect, and forecasters describe it as a "very risky situation". The lake is situated where the Llano (LA'-noh) and Colorado rivers meet. The bodies of three were recovered and o...More..

Canada to pardon small possession convictions as it legalises marijuana
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Canada to pardon small possession convictions as it legalises marijuana

October 17 marks the day that federal legislation comes into effect, legalizing the recreational use of marijuana . California, the largest legal market in the USA, earlier this month became the first state wi...More..

Treasury official charged with leaking Russia-related docs
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Treasury official charged with leaking Russia-related docs

The 40-year-old Edwards is a senior official at the department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. This person has not been charged and was not named in the court papers, and was identified only as an ass...More..

Harvard: Race can only help, never harm, applicants chances
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Harvard: Race can only help, never harm, applicants chances

Here in Boston, Judge Allison Burroughs will preside over the trial. One side says Harvard University's admissions process unfairly excludes academically talented Asian-Americans in favor of students from oth...More..

Baldwin urges ‘overthrow’ of Trump government via voting
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Baldwin urges ‘overthrow’ of Trump government via voting

News tweeted out a video with the quote but left out important context. "There is an impeachment process, but he says we want to. overthrow the government?" "We change governments here at home in an orderly and...More..

Women journalists' group demands Akbar's dismissal, writes to President, PM
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Women journalists' group demands Akbar's dismissal, writes to President, PM

These journalists have urged Delhi's Patiala house court, where Akbar has filed his defamation case to "consider some of their testimonies about their experiences at his hands". India's #MeToo movement is d...More..

Sabarimala protesters force Andhra woman to back down
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Sabarimala protesters force Andhra woman to back down

The situation remained tense throughout the day as protesters threatened suicides and self-immolation and blocked women of reproductive age from visiting the 800-year-old shrine since its presiding deity, Lo...More..

Grandmother Allegedly Stabs Infant, Bakes Her in Oven
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Grandmother Allegedly Stabs Infant, Bakes Her in Oven

Sheriff's officials said Floyd lived with Jones while Floyd's mother lived elsewhere. Mississippi Department of Public Safety spokesman Warren Strain said officials are still investigating the cause of the gi...More..

Syrian jihadists vow to keep fighting as deadline looms
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Syrian jihadists vow to keep fighting as deadline looms

According to the FSA commander, these forces can move at any moment against any forces that could impede the application of the buffer zone agreement or disrupt Turkish military patrols. Fierce fighting has bee...More..

Possible one-year extension to Brexit transition
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Possible one-year extension to Brexit transition

To pave the way for a deal, Fox is planning to scrap European food standards, Business Insider reported last month. The prime minister is due to hold a special Brexit-focused Cabinet meeting on Tuesday mornin...More..

Cannabis is legal: A look across Canada as marijuana prohibition ends
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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

Power was first in line at a store in St. John's, Newfoundland. "I think it's one of the biggest moments of my life", he said. "We just made history". The small business owner planned to make the first sale t...More..

by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Europe Offers Britain an Olive Branch to Break Brexit Impasse

The choreography of Wednesday's summit opening highlights British isolation. The reports come as Theresa May heads to Brussels to address European Union leaders as she battles to keep her faltering hopes of...More..

Student made cookies for classmates with ashes
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Student made cookies for classmates with ashes

Doroshov said the case has been classified as a public nuisance at this point, though "it doesn't mean that's what these kids are guilty of". Several students did indeed eat the cookies handed out at DaVinci ...More..

Israel Orders Airstrikes Following Gaza's Rocket Attack
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Israel Orders Airstrikes Following Gaza's Rocket Attack

Hamas's goal is create as much confusion and violence on the border as possible to elicit a response from the Israeli Defense Forces that could provide the terror group with an opportunity to kidnap soldiers. "...More..

10 reportedly killed, 50 injured in suspected gas explosion in Crimea college
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

10 reportedly killed, 50 injured in suspected gas explosion in Crimea college

Officials said an "unidentified explosive device" detonated at the technical college in Kerch, where Russian Federation has built a bridge between the peninsula and Russian Federation. An employee at a hospital...More..

Cruz, O'Rourke trade barbs in second Senate debate
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Cruz, O'Rourke trade barbs in second Senate debate

Cruz and O'Rourke wasted little time laying into each other in the final scheduled debate of a Texas Senate race that has become one of the country's hottest - even as polls suggest it may not stay close. Tue...More..

Elizabeth Warren’s DNA claim inflames some Native Americans
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Elizabeth Warren’s DNA claim inflames some Native Americans

Warren's self-proclaimed Native American heritage had been challenged previously by her 2012 Republican opponent in the senate race in MA, who accused her of using it to gain an unfair advantage in getting co...More..

Zainab's murderer Imran Ali hanged at Kot Lakhpat jail
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Zainab's murderer Imran Ali hanged at Kot Lakhpat jail

Zainab's father Amin Ansari was also present in the premises of the jail. A first information report had been registered against the disappearance of the girl on Jan 5, with the victim's paternal uncle as the...More..

Cookie Monster Cat Stars in Error Email That Goes Vial
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Cookie Monster Cat Stars in Error Email That Goes Vial

The BBC reported that us officials in Canberra, Australia , confirmed that the invite had been sent to an "unknown number of recipients". "But such an event is beyond the scope of our jurisdiction", Gavin Su...More..

Canada becomes second country to legalize marijuana nationwide
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Canada becomes second country to legalize marijuana nationwide

It says the Kamloops store, located in a shopping mall, will be open at 10 a.m. Wednesday and have "24 cannabis consultants standing by to serve". Marijuana became legal across the country at on October 17....More..

Sheriff identifies victims; children were adopted, home-schooled
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Sheriff identifies victims; children were adopted, home-schooled

They say a family member discovered the scene after arriving home from work and called the police. Authorities said the mother - who was not identified died from a self-inflicted gunshot. "Of course, the first ...More..

Police Investigate Letter Containing Ricin Threat Sent To Collins' Home
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Police Investigate Letter Containing Ricin Threat Sent To Collins' Home

The residence was sealed off with police tape and Betters said an investigation is underway, though he wouldn't say why exactly the letter raised flags among law enforcement. Lawrence University and the com...More..

John Bercow ‘to stand down as Commons Speaker next summer’
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

John Bercow ‘to stand down as Commons Speaker next summer’

The BBC understands from well-placed sources the Speaker has told friends and close associates he is still considering how and when to announce his departure. So it has been revealed that the House of Commons...More..

UK PM says still believes Brexit deal is 'achievable'
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

UK PM says still believes Brexit deal is 'achievable'

And it is all because of the Irish border issue - squaring the circle or making the impossible possible. France, for instance, wants to make sure that the United Kingdom understands and feels the pain of B...More..

Oh crumbs! Cookie Monster cat invite sent in error, says US Embassy
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Oh crumbs! Cookie Monster cat invite sent in error, says US Embassy

Yes, cats and cookies are the flawless ingredients for a great party but sadly the "jam" didn't exist. It's unknown how widely the email, sent by the US Department of State, was distributed. The U.S. Embassy ...More..

by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Mississippi officials investigate after toddler found dead in oven

One person has been arrested after police found a baby, who appeared to have been stabbed, inside an oven at a MS home. "The official cause (of death) is still under investigation, but authorities have reason...More..

Military leaders assess Tyndall AFB damage as congressmen push for rebuild
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Military leaders assess Tyndall AFB damage as congressmen push for rebuild

We are one week into the evacuation of Tyndall Air Force Base. During that time, they successfully evacuated all 11,000 personnel at the base. His family is staying with his wife's parents at their apartment in...More..

Federal deficits are rising. Here's the whole story
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Federal deficits are rising. Here's the whole story

With the calendar adjustments, the trade surplus in September was $59 billion compared with a $56 billion surplus the year earlier, the Treasury official said. A new analysis from longtime congressional budge...More..

Militants seize 14 Iranian security forces near Pakistan
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Militants seize 14 Iranian security forces near Pakistan

Qassemi condemned the abduction of the Iranian forces by the Takfiri terrorist group and their transfer to Pakistan. The Revolutionary Guards, Iran's top security force, said in a statement carried on state...More..