• Unrest spreads in Iraq as Iranian mission stormed, oil workers held hostage
Unrest spreads in Iraq as Iranian mission stormed, oil workers held hostage

Basra security officials announced a curfew from 10:30 p.m. (1930 GMT) to help quell the protests. Demonstrations at the West Qurna-1 and West Qurna-2 oil fields in the south of Iraq have escalated over the last three days, but security and field officials said there had been no interruptions to operations.

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  • India decriminalizes homosexual acts in landmark verdict
India decriminalizes homosexual acts in landmark verdict

The court will be giving its verdict on the 5 petitions which state that Section 377 violates the basic rights mentioned in the Constitution of India. As the nation awaits the verdict by the Supreme Court, one of the petitioners in the case Akhilesh Godi said, "The mood is extremely optimistic, the judges have been extremely empathetic".

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  • Ayanna Pressley Cancels Campaign Event Due To Dehydration, Exhaustion After Historic Win
Ayanna Pressley Cancels Campaign Event Due To Dehydration, Exhaustion After Historic Win

U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano , who district included Randolph and part of Milton, was dealt a stunning defeat by Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley , who campaign had drawn national attention. Pressley has always been a Democratic star in the making who's been closely watched since her 2015 speech at an EMILY's List event headlined by Hillar...

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"Up To" Five People Including Children Found Dead In Perth Home

The man who presented himself to police is now in custody. Officers were called to the scene at Coode Street where they "discovered the deceased bodies of several people including children", police said in a statement. "This is a very close community", she said. The homicide squad was undertaking a thorough investigation, police media said. "...

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  • Two Russian nationals identified as suspected Salisbury nerve agent attackers
Two Russian nationals identified as suspected Salisbury nerve agent attackers

Boshirov (L) and Petrov are shown on CCTV at Salisbury train station on March 3, 2018. British prosecutors on Wednesday charged two Russian nationals with the attack on the Skripals in the English city of Salisbury using the nerve agent Novichok .

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  • PLAID SHIRT GUY? Look on teen's face at Trump rally raises eyebrows
PLAID SHIRT GUY? Look on teen's face at Trump rally raises eyebrows

As the Billings Gazette reported, the high school senior had applied for the tickets and learned that he would be getting VIP seating, so he decided to make the most of it. So whenever I disagreed with him, you could tell that I disagreed. "I saw this woman walking toward me on the left", Linfesty told the paper. "They just told me not to come ...

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  • Trump calls Mueller probe 'unfair' for midterms
Trump calls Mueller probe 'unfair' for midterms

Trump has shown increasing concern about the stakes for Republicans and, by extension, himself in the elections that will determine political control of Congress for the next two years. "And the Democrats, liberals, the deep state - they were very upset to hear that", he said. Democrats question whether the Kavanaugh vote will resonate in the rac...

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  • Trump's Supreme Court nominee on track as Senate hearing ends
Trump's Supreme Court nominee on track as Senate hearing ends

Form for signing up for free newsletter. At the hearing, Democratic Party senators made repeated calls for postponement for time to study thousands of documents connected to Judge Kavanaugh, but they were turned down by the Republican committee chairman.

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  • Heavier rain expected Sunday morning, flood watches in effect through Monday
Heavier rain expected Sunday morning, flood watches in effect through Monday

People in areas with a flash flood watch in effect are advised to take precautions when traveling and prepare in the case a flash flood occurs. The most widespread rain will taper off by midday Sunday . There is a potential barrier for the heaviest rain and that is the cool, dry air that will be working into the region from the north from high...

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  • Indian among three killed in U.S. shooting
Indian among three killed in U.S. shooting

Isaac said. This email will be delivered to your inbox once a day in the morning. Thank you for signing up for the Top 3 Newsletter. The shooting took place at the corporate headquarters, a skyscraper on Cincinnati's main downtown square.

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  • White House narrows search for anonymous op-ed writer
White House narrows search for anonymous op-ed writer

Trump is still "obsessed" with finding the person, though he is being counselled by White House chief of staff John Kelly to let it pass, to avoid bringing more attention to the claims in the op-ed. "Meetings with him veer off topic and off the rails, he engages in repetitive rants, and his impulsiveness results in half-baked, ill-informed and oc...

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  • On 1965 war anniversary, Pakistan Army chief rakes up Kashmir
On 1965 war anniversary, Pakistan Army chief rakes up Kashmir

The army chief said that for the country's stability and progress, democracy is of utmost importance. Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is said to have the backing of the powerful military, which has ruled the country for nearly half its 72-year history.

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  • Russia Opposes Turkey's Calls for Truce in Idlib
Russia Opposes Turkey's Calls for Truce in Idlib

A Syrian woman sits on a straw mat next to children outside a tent at a camp for displaced civilians fleeing from advancing government forces near the village of Sarman in the rebel-held northwestern Idlib province, September 1, 2018. "This can not be the way to resolve the Syrian conflict", the presidential aide said. A war monitoring group an...

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  • Two Koreas agree to hold September summit in Pyongyang
Two Koreas agree to hold September summit in Pyongyang

Putin and Kim will meet as soon as possible after the North Korean leader sent a direct message to the Russian president after meeting one of his top allies Valentina Matvienko. To make sure the event is seen around the world, North Korea has invited a large contingent of foreign media to cover it and the other events including the military para...

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  • An Active Delta Fire Keeps Interstate 5 at a Standstill
An Active Delta Fire Keeps Interstate 5 at a Standstill

Forest Service on Thursday morning. The US Forest Service said the blaze is now covering 38 square miles, up from 34 square miles on Thursday night. Initially reported as three fires, they merged into one fire that is estimated to be 5,000 acres in size. Firefighters monitor a backfire while battling the Delta Fire in the Shasta-Trinity Nat...

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  • Ex-Trump Campaign Adviser George Papadopoulos Sentenced to 14 Days In Prison
Ex-Trump Campaign Adviser George Papadopoulos Sentenced to 14 Days In Prison

Papadopoulos had initially claimed this was before he joined the campaign, though he later confirmed it was once he was on staff. In statements made after his sentencing, Papadopoulos said he was "deeply embarrassed and ashamed" for having lied to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents during an interview previous year and acknowledged that h...

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  • Governor declares state of emergency in NC as Tropical Storm Florence strengthens
Governor declares state of emergency in NC as Tropical Storm Florence strengthens

Florence became the season's first major hurricane Wednesday, but has since weakened to a tropical storm due to strong winds aloft interfering with its circulation. Gordon may be gone, but there's no doubt the heart of hurricane season is here. Closer to the USA, there's a large area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms in the western A...

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  • Officer Opens Wrong Door; a Tragedy Results
Officer Opens Wrong Door; a Tragedy Results

She called 911 afterward, police said . The unnamed police officer who killed him was a white woman, NPR's Wade Goodwyn reports. According to Dallas News, the unidentified police officer has been placed on leave pending an investigation.

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  • Ex-Trump adviser George Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison
Ex-Trump adviser George Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison

Papadopoulos served as a foreign policy adviser to President Trump's 2016 campaign, and was the first to plead guilty in the Mueller probe. Prosecutors had asked Judge Randolph Moss in U.S. His lawyers say Papadopoulous acted out of a "misguided sense of loyalty to his master" and to preserve his career options in the new administration.

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  • Donald Trump tells supporters ‘it’s your fault’ if he gets impeached
Donald Trump tells supporters ‘it’s your fault’ if he gets impeached

After this week's anonymous New York Times op-ed - purportedly penned by a senior Trump administration official who noted that removing the president via the 25th Amendment of the Constitution has been discussed - Democratic U.S. We will impeach him. "Let's be clear: We already have a constitutional crisis if the cabinet believes the Presid...

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