U.S. drone strike kills top Taliban commander, three Haqqani terrorists in Waziristan

The deputy chief of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Khan Saeed Mehsud alias Khalid Sajna, was killed in the Thursday night drone strike along with three others, the Express Tribune reported. A high-level Afghan delegation has arrived in Pakis... More..

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Murdered Richardson police officer identified, suspect arrested
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Murdered Richardson police officer identified, suspect arrested

Witnesses said McCall shouted "I'm sorry" as he was taken into custody hours later. Police say the 30-year-old lived in the apartment where McCall held police at bay and that he knew the accused gunman. Sherrar...More..

Israel Launches Strikes Against Iranian Targets In Syria
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Israel Launches Strikes Against Iranian Targets In Syria

Prime Minister Netanyahu made a statement this morning about the incursion and Israel's response. Gen. Tomer Bar, second in command of Israel's Air Force, noted that the operation was " the biggest and mo...More..

Westerville Police say two officers killed Saturday; suspect injured
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Westerville Police say two officers killed Saturday; suspect injured

Morelli had served on the force for 29 years, while Joering had been with Westerville police for 16 years. Sadly, he died shortly thereafter. Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer praised his fallen officers...More..

S. Korean president meets head of DPRK delegation for Winter Olympics
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

S. Korean president meets head of DPRK delegation for Winter Olympics

Moon did not immediately accept the offer, calling instead for efforts to "create the right conditions to realise" such a visit and urging Pyongyang to actively seek dialogue with the United States, said the sp...More..

by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Cubs sign Yu Darvish to 6-year, $126 million contract

Darvish went 4-3 with a 3.44 ERA in nine starts with the Dodgers down the stretch. According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic , Darvish will make $126 million with the chance to make $150 million through in...More..

US Congress ends brief govt shutdown
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

US Congress ends brief govt shutdown

The shutdown, which started at midnight, was the second this year under the Republican-controlled Congress and Trump, who played little role in attempts by party leaders earlier this week to head it off and e...More..

Herbert shoots to steer at Perth golf occasion
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Herbert shoots to steer at Perth golf occasion

His round of 78 included two bogeys and two double-bogeys. The 33-year-old Meesawat went on a blistering run from the tenth and scoring three consecutive birdies, including a monster putt on the 12th. Danny W...More..

'House of Cards' and 'The Wire' Star Reg E
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

'House of Cards' and 'The Wire' Star Reg E

The 59-year-old actor played Freddy, the owner of Frank's favourite BBQ joint, in House of Cards . He spent much of his childhood in West Germany before returning to America and studying theater at both The Un...More..

Intel breaks record, again with Winter Olympics light show featuring 1218 drones
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Intel breaks record, again with Winter Olympics light show featuring 1218 drones

However, the company is planning on doing smaller-scale, 300-drone shows during the medal ceremonies and it has tweaked the Shooting Star's design a little in order to accommodate South Korea's weather conditio...More..

Philippines president orders cancelation of $233mn helicopter deal with Canada
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Philippines president orders cancelation of $233mn helicopter deal with Canada

President Donald Trump. The helicopter deal is worth an estimated $300 million and was quietly facilitated by Canadian Commercial Corp., a Crown corporation whose role includes selling Canadian-made military ...More..

Bombing at Libyan mosque kills two, wounds 55
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Bombing at Libyan mosque kills two, wounds 55

The incident comes weeks after a double vehicle bombing in Benghazi killed at least 35 people. The bombing was the second of its kind in two weeks, following a blast which claimed the lives of 35 people. A Li...More..

Woman found holding her own gouged-out eyeballs near SC church
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Woman found holding her own gouged-out eyeballs near SC church

The church worker claims the February 6 incident was so shocking a 911 dispatcher didn't believe her story at first. Anderson County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a church Tuesday morning after recei...More..

Canadians among the dead in Taiwan earthquake
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Canadians among the dead in Taiwan earthquake

The quake claimed at least 12 lives and has left more than 200 injured. The hotel, located on the lower floors of the 12-story Yunmen Tsuiti building, had nearly entirely collapsed. Zhang Zhijun, head of the ...More..

Former Trump aide had interim security clearance
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Former Trump aide had interim security clearance

And they came amid rampant White House finger-pointing about who knew what, and when, about the severity of the spousal abuse allegations. Following a series of delays, Porter reportedly asked his second wife...More..

Olympics: Court upholds doping ban for 47 Russians athletes, coaches
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Olympics: Court upholds doping ban for 47 Russians athletes, coaches

Also out are cross-country skiing gold medalist Alexander Legkov and skeleton gold medalist Alexander Tretiakov, as well as potential medal contenders in biathlon, luge and bobsled. "They have quite clearly und...More..

California Lawmaker, Outspoken Leader Of #MeToo Movement, Accused Of Sexual Harassment
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

California Lawmaker, Outspoken Leader Of #MeToo Movement, Accused Of Sexual Harassment

He said she cornered him alone after the annual Assembly softball game in Sacramento as he attempted to clean up the dugout. She was clearly inebriated, slurring her words, swaying. Bocanegra eventually did...More..

Locust Grove police officer shot dead, two deputies wounded while serving warrant
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Locust Grove police officer shot dead, two deputies wounded while serving warrant

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation was called to investigate the shootings . The city's mayor said the 26-year-old Maddox left behind a wife who is pregnant and expecting their second child any day. GBI spo...More..

Rachel Brand, No. 3 official at DOJ, is stepping down
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Rachel Brand, No. 3 official at DOJ, is stepping down

A friend close to Brand told CNN she wasn't looking to leave and said she was offered the type of job you "don't turn down" at a fortune 500 company. Brand has kept a very low profile at the department, but i...More..

Last 2 Members of Daesh 'Beatles' Execution Cell Captured in Syria
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Last 2 Members of Daesh 'Beatles' Execution Cell Captured in Syria

The group, nicknamed the Beatles , became known for filming and publicizing their executions of British and US aid workers and journalists in Syria. The US State Department has already imposed sanctions on b...More..

Oil prices fall continues after Iran announced plans to boost production
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Oil prices fall continues after Iran announced plans to boost production

According to an online poll conducted by Business Standard, more than 55% people are of the opinion that crude oil prices will float between $60 to $70 per barrel in 2018. and other kinds of crude oil. While ...More..

US Stock Market Opens Higher After A Tumultuous Week
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

US Stock Market Opens Higher After A Tumultuous Week

Equity options trading volume, already elevated this week, is likely to pick up as February contracts approach expiration next week, said Jon Cherry, head of U.S. When bond yields rise, those stocks become less...More..

Indian scribe among two AFP reporters arrested in Maldives
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Indian scribe among two AFP reporters arrested in Maldives

This high-profile crackdown followed the arrest of ex-president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, an estranged half-brother of Yameen. The police did not give other details or name the journalists. The political drama ha...More..

Republican Senator Calls Trump Insecure For Military Parade Idea
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Republican Senator Calls Trump Insecure For Military Parade Idea

You know, I don't think it's a good look for us. Trump's military parade could also come as an answer to North Korea's own military parade, which the authoritarian nation conducted as a display of force on th...More..

More ice and snow forecast for this weekend
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

More ice and snow forecast for this weekend

The chief forecaster said: "Rain and hill snow, accompanied by some strong winds, is expected through Saturday evening, clearing eastwards overnight". MORE weather warnings have been issued as winter weather re...More..

1028 militants 'neutralized' in Turkey's Afrin operation: Turkish military
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

1028 militants 'neutralized' in Turkey's Afrin operation: Turkish military

Ankara began the campaign shortly after the USA announced its intent to train a 30,000-strong "border security force" in Syria , to be comprised of members of the Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance dominate...More..

Alberta to stop importing BC wine effective immediately
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Alberta to stop importing BC wine effective immediately

In a B.C. interview last week, Trudeau linked his government's $1.5-billion coastal protection plan to the building of the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion. Many saw the move as an attack on Kinder Morgan's Tra...More..

Florida Interstate Reopens 6 Hours After Mayhem
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Florida Interstate Reopens 6 Hours After Mayhem

Northbound Interstate 95 in south Palm Beach County was closed for six hours after the shooting. Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw said the suspect shot the woman in a suburban shopping center parking lo...More..

Jews use Holocaust as 'extortion racket,' says House GOP candidate
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Jews use Holocaust as 'extortion racket,' says House GOP candidate

When " New Day " co-host Alisyn Camerota listed recounts of the Holocaust , he responded they were "poppycock". There aren't "both sides" to being a Nazi! The Holocaust denier set to run for a GOP se...More..

Images from military parade show rare glimpse of North Korean nuclear arsenal
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Images from military parade show rare glimpse of North Korean nuclear arsenal

This event is usually held in April and moving it had been seen as a setback to the warming of ties over the Olympics. 9 of 9 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in black, attends a military parade in Pyongyang,...More..