• Facebook blocks 115 accounts suspected of 'inauthentic behavior'
Facebook blocks 115 accounts suspected of 'inauthentic behavior'

In a statement published the night before polls opened, the company said it had been contacted by the police about suspicious behaviour believed to be linked to foreign entities. The accounts focused on celebrities or political debate. Recorded Future , a cybersecurity firm with headquarters in Somerville, Massachusetts, said it had detected t...

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  • Oprah Winfrey On Racist, Sexist Robocalls: 'Jesus Don't Like Ugly'
Oprah Winfrey On Racist, Sexist Robocalls: 'Jesus Don't Like Ugly'

David Cross, however, an attorney who has been involved in cybersecurity-related litigation against the Georgia Secretary of State's office, said he was also alerted to the potential vulnerabilities by the same individual who contacted the Georgia Democratic Party .

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  • USA midterms 2018: Trump impeachment would be ‘DANGEROUS’ for Democrats
USA midterms 2018: Trump impeachment would be ‘DANGEROUS’ for Democrats

It includes 35 senator positions and 36 state governors as well as all 435 members of the House of Representatives . What if Trump's Republicans do surprisingly well, and the Democrats fall short of taking back the House? White people and Hispanics, Republicans, suburbanites, men, the elderly, the college educated, and supporters of President Tr...

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  • Five men questioned by police over ‘offensive’ Grenfell bonfire video
Five men questioned by police over ‘offensive’ Grenfell bonfire video

The video surfaced on social media on Monday and featured a cardboard replica of the flats set alight, with paper people dangling from the building. One person joked "the little ninja is getting it at the moment, ' to which one person replied 'it's because they don't pay their rent". The video ends as the model is completely consumed by the fir...

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  • May and Varadkar discuss NI backstop as rumours swirl over Brexit deal
May and Varadkar discuss NI backstop as rumours swirl over Brexit deal

However, following a telephone conversation with Mrs May yesterday, Mr Varadkar's spokesman said Dublin would only consider a review mechanism if it was clear it couldn't be triggered by one side alone. Lidington also said the British government would stand by the written commitments it had already made on the backstop, which include an agreement...

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  • Service Member Slain In Afghanistan Identified As Mayor Of U.S
Service Member Slain In Afghanistan Identified As Mayor Of U.S

Taylor was a longtime member of the Utah National Guard , and in January, he was deployed to Afghanistan. This war has once again cost us the best blood of a generation . Taylor served two tours in Iraq and was on his second tour in Afghanistan. "And right now there is a need for my experience and skills to serve in our nation's long-lasting war ...

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  • Activists Protest Tigress Avni's Killing, Forest Officials on Defensive
Activists Protest Tigress Avni's Killing, Forest Officials on Defensive

The Supreme Court, in September, had said Avni could be shot on sight, prompting a flurry of online petitions. For almost three months, 150 ground personnel, elephants and so-called expert trackers and shooters were on a hunt to find Avn as she had killed 13 people over the last two years in the region.

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  • States' early turnout setting records ahead of Election Day
States' early turnout setting records ahead of Election Day

With a predicted turnout of 30%, that means only 35,000 voters may be heading to the polls on Election Day. The bright spot for Kemp: More than half of early votes come from voters over 65 (though that total includes all races), and there is intense turnout in numerous state's most conservative areas beyond metro Atlanta.

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  • Trump Slams Kavanaugh Accuser Who Admitted to Lying
Trump Slams Kavanaugh Accuser Who Admitted to Lying

On Oct 7 this year, the USA confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, as Republicans dismissed sexual assault accusations against the conservative judge and delivered a major victory to President Donald Trump . Harris forwarded the letter on September 25 to the Senate Judiciary Committee investigators. The Senate Judiciary leader menti...

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  • Oprah Shocks Georgians While Canvasing for Stacey Abrams
Oprah Shocks Georgians While Canvasing for Stacey Abrams

Kemp - who, as Georgia secretary of state, is also in charge of elections and voter registration - faced backlash after it was reported his office had put more than 53,000 voter applications on hold, almost 70% of which are from African-Americans, because they failed to clear the state's controversial "exact match" standard.

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  • Iran rejects Denmark claim about attempted attack
Iran rejects Denmark claim about attempted attack

Danish domestic intelligence chief Finn Borch Andersen said his PET agency suspected Iranian intelligence of "planning an attack on Danish soil" against three members of the Arab Struggle Movement for the Liberation of Ahwaz (ASMLA). The EU is trying to save big powers' 2015 deal with Iran that curbed its nuclear activity in exchange for the liftin...

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  • Khashoggi's body cut into pieces and 'dissolved'
Khashoggi's body cut into pieces and 'dissolved'

The New York Times , Reuters and the Financial Times reported that the prince's return had sparked speculation about his role in the kingdom's crisis management efforts following the worldwide outcry over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi .

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  • Sisters found tied together in NY river identified
Sisters found tied together in NY river identified

It's unclear what mode of transportation the sisters used and the specific time frames they visited each city, a NY police spokesman said. "Until as best we can surmise at this point in time ... Earlier this week, police said the mother of the girls claimed she received a call from the Saudi Arabian embassy in Washington, D.C. The jogger who said...

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  • United States troops should treat rocks as ‘rifles’
United States troops should treat rocks as ‘rifles’

Ambassador - Geronimo Gutierrez - is blasting Democrats for saying everyone in the migrant caravan are all peaceful refugees seeking asylum. President Donald Trump on Wednesday told reporters his administration could send between 10,000 to 15,000 troops to the Southwest border, echoing Pentagon comments Tuesday that the Defense Department...

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  • Pentagon could send thousands more troops to US-Mexico border
Pentagon could send thousands more troops to US-Mexico border

It remains unclear why the administration was choosing to send active-duty troops given that they will be limited to performing the support functions the Guard already is doing. The Pentagon's " Operation Faithful Patriot " was described by the commander of U.S. Northern Command as an effort to help Customs and Border Protection "harden the souther...

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  • Saudi sisters' bound bodies wash ashore in mystery
Saudi sisters' bound bodies wash ashore in mystery

The sisters' mother had also told investigators that she hadn't seen Rotana and Tala since December 2017, when she reported them missing to local authorities, sources said. Almost a week after two Fairfax County sisters were found dead along a riverbank in New York City, mystery still surrounds their deaths. Police released a sketch of the two ...

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  • School Bus Crash Near Talma Devastates Family
School Bus Crash Near Talma Devastates Family

She stayed home from school because she had a doctors appointment. "What do you tell your little brother when he just lost three of his children to someone's negligence?" he said , according to WRTV. The National Transportation Safety Board announced on Twitter that it was sending a team of investigators to the scene that should arrive Wednesd...

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  • Trump vows to end birthright citizenship in challenge to 14th Amendment
Trump vows to end birthright citizenship in challenge to 14th Amendment

Trump floated the idea of changing that in a TV interview with Axios , excerpts of which were made public on Tuesday. The Supreme Court has upheld the principle of birthright citizenship for more than a century, it said. But attorney George T. Conway, Kellyanne Conway's husband, has parted company with his wife when it comes to birthright citize...

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  • US President Donald Trump suggests he will end birthright citizenship soon: Axios
US President Donald Trump suggests he will end birthright citizenship soon: Axios

Jonathan Swan, Axios reporter: "On immigration some legal scholars believe you can get rid of birthright citizenship without changing the Constitution?" Donald Trump plans to push an executive order to end the right of USA citizenship to children born in the United States to non-citizens and immigrants in the country illegally, he tol...

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  • Istanbul prosecutor say Khashoggi strangled then dismembered
Istanbul prosecutor say Khashoggi strangled then dismembered

Cengiz said Khashoggi was apprehensive about going to the consulate because he feared he might be detained given his prior criticism of Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman . They noted their concern over Saudi Arabia's years-long refusal to consider a nuclear energy agreement that would prohibit the kingdom from pursuing uranium ...

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  • Imran Khan calls for calm as protests erupt after blasphemy verdict
Imran Khan calls for calm as protests erupt after blasphemy verdict

Wednesday's ruling sparked numerous protests nearly immediately. This is the biggest and happiest day of my life.' Malook has faced death threats since acting for the prosecution following the assassination of Punjab governor Salman Taseer - an opponent of the blasphemy law.

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  • Pittsburgh synagogue shooter Robert Bowers hit with 29 federal charges
Pittsburgh synagogue shooter Robert Bowers hit with 29 federal charges

Eleven people were killed when a gunman opened fire at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday. Several high-profile U.S. lawmakers have declined an invitation to join President Donald Trump on his visit to Pittsburgh to pay tribute to the 11 victims of Saturday's mass shooting at a synagogue, United States media reported on Tuesday.

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  • Boston mob boss James 'Whitey' Bulger found dead in prison
Boston mob boss James 'Whitey' Bulger found dead in prison

Bulger was moved to a West Virginia prison on Tuesday morning. Bulger had been serving out his life sentence in a federal pen in Florida until last week, when he was transferred to one in Oklahoma City. The blood-thirsty Bulger ran Boston's powerful Irish mob, the Winter Hill Gang, while simultaneously working as an informant for a local Fede...

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  • Infamous Boston mobster James 'Whitey' Bulger killed at West Virginia prison
Infamous Boston mobster James 'Whitey' Bulger killed at West Virginia prison

Notorious Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger is dead, the apparent victim of a slaying at the West Virginia prison where he was transferred yesterday. He had a kind of Robin Hood-like image among some locals, but authorities said he would put a bullet in the brain of anyone who he even suspected of double-crossing him.

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  • Merkel to give up CDU chair after 18 years
Merkel to give up CDU chair after 18 years

While the decision to step down is not likely to affect her leadership in the short term, CNN Senior International Correspondent Fred Pleitgen said the move could spell the "beginning of the end" for Merkel's Chancellorship. However, Health Minister Jens Spahn, a leading critic of the chancellor's open-door migration policies, has also announced hi...

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  • 75% of Venice under water after unusually high tide strikes famed city
75% of Venice under water after unusually high tide strikes famed city

Venice frequently floods when high winds push in water from the lagoon, but Monday's levels were exceptional. Most of the city's famous water bus system was also closed down. Two people were killed when a tree fell on their vehicle not far from Rome, and a young man in the Naples region also died after being hit by a falling tree, according to aut...

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  • Trump, Obama Head To Florida To Rally Voters Before Nov. 6 Elections
Trump, Obama Head To Florida To Rally Voters Before Nov. 6 Elections

President Donald Trump's re-election campaign released a national television ad Monday that portrays the nation's economy on the right track entering the midterm elections. Both the developments have given the opposition Democrats an edge over the Republican. Trump's campaign said Sunday that he will hold rallies in Florida and West Virginia la...

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  • Moscow wants United Nations resolution to preserve nuclear arms treaty
Moscow wants United Nations resolution to preserve nuclear arms treaty

The announcement that "Trump breaks the historic nuclear treaty with Moscow" - the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) - was no surprise. of being the catalyst of aggression. Moscow considers "preserving this agreement (to be) the sine qua non condition to continuing to advance the cause of reducing nuclear weapons", according to the...

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  • Privately developed Chinese rocket, carrying satellite, fails to enter orbit
Privately developed Chinese rocket, carrying satellite, fails to enter orbit

According to a report , it was the first three-stage rocket developed by a Chinese private firm. China is the third country in the world (after the United States and Russia) to have a private company capable of independently developing liquid-oxygen/methane engines for its rockets.

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  • Khashoggi's fiancee says Riyadh behind his murder, criticises Trump response
Khashoggi's fiancee says Riyadh behind his murder, criticises Trump response

Saud al-Mojeb, who is leading the Saudi government's inquiry, met with his Turkish counterpart for the first time Monday, Turkey's state-run news agency reported. "We will know the truth", Jubeir said. Khashoggi's death inside the kingdom's Istanbul consulate has brought near unprecedented worldwide scrutiny on Saudi Arabia, which is seeking to...

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