Two tourists arrested, charged for spray painting wall in Thailand

Lee Furlong and Brittney Schneider, both 23, were a‌rr‌est‌e‌d‌ at a hostel in Chiang Mai on Friday, Thai Rath News reported. Lieutenant Colonel Teerasak Sripraser told the Metro: "The graffiti says "Scousse Lee". "She is liked by many, she's got... More..

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Datasonic, MyEG stocks plunge as both implicated in Zahid’s corruption
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Datasonic, MyEG stocks plunge as both implicated in Zahid’s corruption

The former deputy prime minister will appear in the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court on Friday (19th October) at 8am for the charges to be read out to him. Key accusations include that he misappropriated money from ...More..

Saudia Arabia's statement on Jamal Khashoggi's killing in full
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Saudia Arabia's statement on Jamal Khashoggi's killing in full

Khashoggi (pictured above center) was a Saudi citizen but worked for the newspaper with a temporary USA residency card. Saudi Attorney General Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb said Khashoggi died after "discussions" at t...More..

Greek foreign minister resigns, prime minister takes over
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Greek foreign minister resigns, prime minister takes over

Kammenos visited Washington last week and made a proposal for a Balkan military alliance which many in Athens and elsewhere saw as undermining the Prespes Agreement, which sought to end the Name Dispute with Ma...More..

Witches plan public hexing of newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Witches plan public hexing of newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh

But as Adam Serwer observes , the political pressure the Roberts Court has yielded to is decidedly "wealthy, white and connected and numerous the decisions people mention to defend the court are decisions peop...More..

The contrasts of Mexico's southern and northern borders
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

The contrasts of Mexico's southern and northern borders

Immigration was found to be the fifth most important issue for voters in a NBC/Wall Street Journal poll but Mr Trump is returning to familiar territory by renewing his case for a wall to be built on the south...More..

Copter crashes on USS Ronald Reagan in Asia, sailors hurt
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Copter crashes on USS Ronald Reagan in Asia, sailors hurt

The Reagan is now in the Philippine Sea, a Navy news release says . The MH-60 Seahawk hit the flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan shortly after takeoff around 9 a.m., according to a statement released by ...More..

Menendez Leads GOP Challenger 51-44 In Latest Quinnipiac Poll
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Menendez Leads GOP Challenger 51-44 In Latest Quinnipiac Poll

Bob Menendez' popularity slides. (The Real Clear Politics average lead for Menendez is 7 points.) But Menendez has lingering negatives from the trial he endured over accusations of corruption . The new poll ...More..

McGahn leaves Trump administration
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

McGahn leaves Trump administration

Trump is believed to have blamed McGahn, in addition to attorney general Jeff Sessions, for the ongoing investigation into the possible collusion between his 2016 presidential campaign and Russian Federation. I...More..

Migrants break through fence at Guatemala border
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Migrants break through fence at Guatemala border

The migrants could be seen passing babies overhead through the crowd, as women holding crying children by the hand or pressing their infants to their chests streamed past the broken metal barriers and onto th...More..

US government refrains from calling China a currency manipulator
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

US government refrains from calling China a currency manipulator

Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin, as per the statement. These include hacking into US companies' computers to steal trade secrets and forcing American firms to hand over technology to China in exchange fo...More..

Leading U.S. senator accuses Saudi prince of ordering Khashoggi killing
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Leading U.S. senator accuses Saudi prince of ordering Khashoggi killing

Several officials CNN spoke with said the mission could not have happened without the direct knowledge of the 33-year-old crown prince, the kingdom's de facto ruler, who is known by his initials "MBS". The ...More..

by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

John Kelly and John Bolton have shouting match over immigration

After recently turning his attention to the " caravan " of migrants making their way from Latin American countries to the US, Trump tweeted Thursday just before his two top aides got into an argument. In a st...More..

Russian woman charged with U.S. election interference
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Russian woman charged with U.S. election interference

The social media efforts specifically focused on the shootings of church members in Charleston, South Carolina, and concert attendees in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Charlottesville "Unite the Right" rally, which lef...More..

Crimea: School attack victims moved to Russian hospitals
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Crimea: School attack victims moved to Russian hospitals

A local said officials had told parents to collect their children from schools and kindergartens in the city for their safety. "He would say that he lost trust in people when his classmates began humiliatin...More..

Trump denies covering for Saudis on journalist, says truth out soon
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Trump denies covering for Saudis on journalist, says truth out soon

Many have been speculating in recent days what the effect of the Khashoggi affair will have on the political position of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman in the country behind whose throne he became the p...More..

Jamal Khashoggi case: Crime-scene investigators search Saudi consul's home in Istanbul
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi case: Crime-scene investigators search Saudi consul's home in Istanbul

It comes as details emerge of an apparent audio recording of the alleged torture and murder of the Washington Post columnist in the Saudi consulate in the Turkish city. After speaking with the king, Trump f...More..

Erdogan: Materials in Saudi consulate may have been painted over
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Erdogan: Materials in Saudi consulate may have been painted over

Saudi officials have called Turkish allegations that the kingdom killed Khashoggi "baseless", but reports in USA media on Tuesday suggested the Saudis may acknowledge the writer was killed at the consulate, p...More..

Facebook hires former British deputy PM Nick Clegg for top communications job
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Facebook hires former British deputy PM Nick Clegg for top communications job

According to the paper, Clegg's recruitment has come after "months of wooing" by Mark Zuckerberg, and will see the ex-Liberal Democrat leader move to Silicon Valley in January to join Facebook's leadership tea...More..

Jason Chaffetz Mocks Elizabeth Warren With Native American Statue Photo, Twitter Flips
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Jason Chaffetz Mocks Elizabeth Warren With Native American Statue Photo, Twitter Flips

Warren's move has infuriated progressives and Native Americans , with several of the latter stating she harmed Native communities by muddying the waters about what constitutes tribal identity. Warren's support...More..

Tenants Vote to Remove Trump Name From UWS Building
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Tenants Vote to Remove Trump Name From UWS Building

The residents of a Manhattan condominium called "Trump Place" have voted to remove the president's name from the tower's facade, the latest in a string of properties that have distanced themselves from the Tr...More..

At least 50 people die after train runs over crowd in India
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

At least 50 people die after train runs over crowd in India

Amritsar: At least 50 people were killed in Friday evening when a train mowed into a crowd watching the Dussehra festivities that had spilled onto railway tracks while watching the burning of a Ravana effigy...More..

Justice department opens investigation into Catholic church in Pennsylvania
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Justice department opens investigation into Catholic church in Pennsylvania

The U.S. Department of Justice has served subpoenas to several dioceses in the state of Pennsylvania, in what is believed to be a statewide move by federal authorities to investigate sexual abuse of minors by ...More..

President Trump Threatens Nightmare 1,500 Honduran Immigrants Marching to U.S.
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

President Trump Threatens Nightmare 1,500 Honduran Immigrants Marching to U.S.

He also said he aid could be cut to countries allowing the caravan to pass. Tejeda said he had left his wife and four children behind and was fleeing the poverty and rampant violence of his country, one of ...More..

Saudi government reportedly grappling with Khashoggi explanation to save face
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Saudi government reportedly grappling with Khashoggi explanation to save face

That appeared to be a direct reference to Saudi Arabia , which lashed out at Canada - recalling its ambassador, freezing trade, pulling students out of Canadian schools and even cancelling flights to Toronto -...More..

UK PM mulls longer transition as European Union demands Brexit progress
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

UK PM mulls longer transition as European Union demands Brexit progress

May for not offering any new solution to the Irish border issue, which has become the main stumbling block. The extension idea has angered pro-Brexit U.K. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday that...More..

ISIS has taken 700 hostages which include United States and European citizens
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

ISIS has taken 700 hostages which include United States and European citizens

Abdulrahman said that Belgian and French nationals were among the hostages. "Some US and European citizens are among the hostages". Russian President Vladimir Putin is hailing Turkey's efforts to set up a d...More..

Trump threatens to close border to Mexico
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Trump threatens to close border to Mexico

It's unclear how he intends to close the entire US-Mexico border and he already earlier this year called up some military units to do border security. If an individual manages to evade the new system and trav...More..

United States backs Ecumenical Patriarchate in church row
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

United States backs Ecumenical Patriarchate in church row

The tussle over Ukraine's spiritual future flows from the poisoning of relations between Kyiv and Moscow after Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014 and the outbreak of separatist fighting in Ukraine's east tha...More..

Trump Lauds Feral Congressman For Body Slamming Reporter
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Trump Lauds Feral Congressman For Body Slamming Reporter

At a Montana rally Thursday night, Trump admitted, "I shouldn't say this", but continued and said, "there's nothing to be embarrassed about". Representative Greg Gianforte threw a Guardian reporter prev...More..