• Top Court Sets 2-Week Deadline For Probe Against Exiled CBI Chief
Top Court Sets 2-Week Deadline For Probe Against Exiled CBI Chief

Earlier, Congress Spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said that Gandhi and other leaders were arrested from the CBI headquarters. "PM acted against the CBI director; it was an act out of panic", Rahul Gandhi was quoted as saying by news agency ANI .

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  • Suspicious packages sent to former Vice President Biden, Robert De Niro
Suspicious packages sent to former Vice President Biden, Robert De Niro

A police bomb squad removed the package addressed to Mr Brennan from CNN's NY office, which was evacuated. Police said the package recovered in Manhattan addressed to De Niro, who insulted Mr Trump at this year's Tony Awards, was similar to other pipe bombs recovered this week.

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  • Sri Lanka President sacks PM, plunges country into crisis
Sri Lanka President sacks PM, plunges country into crisis

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena sacked the country's Prime Minister on Friday and replaced him with a former strongman, an official said. The president's United People's Freedom Alliance party had earlier Friday quit the coalition that had governed with Wickremesinghe's party.

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  • Florida man charged after weeklong bomb-package scare
Florida man charged after weeklong bomb-package scare

With details still emerging, it's obviously too soon to determine the extent to which Savoc's online persona was authentic, but his constant sharing of extreme content is likely to stoke criticism of Facebook and other social media as engines for online radicalization.

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  • Saudi Crown Prince Jokes About Lebanon PM's Rumoured Abduction Last Year
Saudi Crown Prince Jokes About Lebanon PM's Rumoured Abduction Last Year

On Tuesday, Trump called the shifting stories over Khashoggi's fate - the crown prince initially said the journalist left the consulate on this own - "one of the worst in the history of cover-ups". Earlier in the day, he and King Salman met with Mr Khashoggi's son, Salah, who is under a travel ban and is unable to leave Saudi Arabia. Mr Tru...

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  • Tremors felt in Malta after quake in Greece
Tremors felt in Malta after quake in Greece

Power was lost in the island capital and main town, also called Zakynthos, but no major damage was reported there. 'We are not facing any particular problems, ' Zakynthos Mayor Pavlos Kolokotsas told Greek state broadcaster ERT. The quake was fairly shallow, according to the USGS, just 14km below the seabed, which would have amplified shaking. ...

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  • Stacey Abrams' campaign defends her participation in 1992 Georgia flag burning
Stacey Abrams' campaign defends her participation in 1992 Georgia flag burning

Rolling Stone magazine released an audio clip in which Kemp appears to say that he is anxious about an "unprecedented" number of absentee ballot applications after Abrams' campaign focused on turning out its base with absentee ballots. Kemp's tenure in the State Senate. Burning the Georgia flag was the first question Abrams was asked and she did...

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  • China, Japan pledge to forge closer ties at 'historic turning point'
China, Japan pledge to forge closer ties at 'historic turning point'

While anxious about China's growing naval power, Japan is also keen for closer economic ties with its biggest trading partner, but it must manage that rapprochement without upsetting its key security ally, the US. "There is a possibility they could cooperate against China", Hu Lingyuan, head of the Center for Japanese Studies at Fudan Universit...

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  • Pentagon to send ‘several hundred’ troops to US-Mexico border
Pentagon to send ‘several hundred’ troops to US-Mexico border

But as the sun rose, a chorus of coughs arose from the shapeless forms wrapped in blankets and bits of plastic sheeting. Sunburned from the daytime heat and chilled by the overnight cold, many appeared to be developing respiratory problems.

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  • Gillum and DeSantis trade increasingly personal blows during second Florida gubernatorial debate
Gillum and DeSantis trade increasingly personal blows during second Florida gubernatorial debate

Gillum accused DeSantis of dishonesty, pointing to a PolitiFact analysis that the Republican candidate had made 21 false statements during a previous debate. The Edison received $2 million in financial assistance from the city and the local community redevelopment agency. "If we do that, we will pull down $6 billion from the federal government th...

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  • Jordan Flooding Kills at Least 18 on School Trip near Dead Sea
Jordan Flooding Kills at Least 18 on School Trip near Dead Sea

Relatives sobbed and searched for missing children, a witness told Reuters. At least 17 are dead; more than 20 were injured. Search-and-rescue personnel from the United Hatzalah emergency response organization prepare to travel to Jordan after a flash flood swept away a bus full of Jordanian students and chaperones near the Dead Sea on Octob...

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  • Mattis expected to send hundreds of troops to border
Mattis expected to send hundreds of troops to border

The U.S. military is generally barred from performing domestic law enforcement functions, though, and he sent National Guard troops to the border instead. "Go back to your Country and if you want, apply for citizenship like millions of others are doing!" The migrants have largely been disconnected from news reports about them.

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  • Ethiopia's Parliament Approves President
Ethiopia's Parliament Approves President

In a unanimous vote, Ethiopian lawmakers picked career diplomat Sahle-Work Zewde, 68, to replace Mulatu Teshome who resigned in unclear circumstances. Women now fill the two most prominent Cabinet positions: minister of defense and the newly created minister of peace, who oversees the intelligence and security forces.

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  • China suggests Trump 'can use Huawei' after iPhone tapping report
China suggests Trump 'can use Huawei' after iPhone tapping report

The Times reported that Trump has two iPhones with National Security Agency upgrades, along with a third iPhone that he keeps for personal use, and only this last device allows him to store his personal contacts. White House Aides say Trump doesn't divulge confidential information or details which could compromise U.S. security while using any ...

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  • President of CNN blasts White House over media attacks
President of CNN blasts White House over media attacks

O'Neill, left, arrives outside the Time Warner Centre, in New York, after the police bomb squad was sent to CNN's offices in New York City and the newsroom was evacuated because of a suspicious package. since day one". Many U.S. political leaders and news outlets have voiced concern since Trump's election that the president's rhetoric is not ...

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  • China slams Trump nuclear treaty 'blackmail'
China slams Trump nuclear treaty 'blackmail'

The U.S. leader's announcement of his plan to withdraw from the Reagan-era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty of 1987 has prompted a flurry of disapproval in Europe with predictions that quitting the pact will trigger an arms race and return Europe to the danger of a hair-trigger nuclear exchange.

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  • Vintage plane crashes, catches fire on California freeway
Vintage plane crashes, catches fire on California freeway

A vintage plane has shut down a freeway in the USA after it crashed and burst into flames along the busy stretch of road. A small, vintage plane caught fire after crashing on the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills Tuesday afternoon. The fiery crash was reported shortly before 2 p.m.in the westbound lanes of the 101 Freeway. After firefighters put ...

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  • SPD Chair Calls for Revising German-Saudi Relations Over Khashoggi’s Death
SPD Chair Calls for Revising German-Saudi Relations Over Khashoggi’s Death

The kingdom responds with a blistering attack against those who threaten it, as the manager of a Saudi-owned satellite news channel suggests the country could retaliate through its oil exports. An officer said while officers have examined the area around the auto, a forensics team will return on Tuesday morning to search inside. Saudi Arabia's cr...

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  • Killing of journalist was rogue operation, says Saudi foreign minister
Killing of journalist was rogue operation, says Saudi foreign minister

Republican Senator Rand Paul, among those calling for a halt to arms sales to the Saudis, said on Fox News Sunday: "I think we should not be supplying the Saudis with bombs". Mr Hunt has previously warned there would be "consequences" for the UK's relationship with Saudi Arabia if it was found the journalist was murdered.

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  • 2 girls planned to kill classmates, drink blood
2 girls planned to kill classmates, drink blood

The girls, aged 11 and 12, were found with four knives, a knife sharpener and a pizza cutter which they had brought to class. There will be counselors and extra police officers at the school this week, Byrd said. "After that, their bags were searched, and several weapons including a pizza cutter and butcher knife were found on the girls". Paren...

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