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Man tries to attack soldier in Paris

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The man was arrested without being able to hurt the Operation Sentinel soldier according to French media, citing the Police Department. Since then, there has been a string of assaults by individual attackers targeting these soldiers, including at Paris's Orly airport, sparking a debate over whether the troops should remain on the streets. Read More »

Anthony Weiner begs judge to stay out of prison

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In a separate letter to the judge, Weiner expressed his "profound regret" for his actions. The girl at the center of the controversy was seeking "somehow to influence the USA presidential election, in addition to securing personal profit", his lawyers argue, and the girl is now seeking a book deal related to her experience. Read More »

Brit journalist snatched by killer crocodile as he washed hands at lagoon

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McClean was also believed to have been taking surfing lesson before his untimely death, Lafeer said. It is thought he was dragged into the water as he tried to wash his hands. Fawas Lafeer, owner of Safa Surf School, located up the coast from where the incident happened, said: "This afternoon at around 3.15pm there was an incident involving a tourist at Elephant Rock surf spot, near Aragum Bay". Read More »

Trump to travel to Florida, in aftermath of Hurricane Irma

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Trump spent Thursday surveying flood damage and visiting with storm victims in Florida. That Irma followed Hurricane Harvey , while Hurricanes Katia and Jose circled in the Gulf of Mexico and in the Atlantic Ocean, only renewed public-policy debates over whether combating climate change might prevent massive, risky storms. Read More »

Blue Whale Challenge - Assam Student Jumps Off Building

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Recently, in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, at least 30 children were found playing the deadly game. The children had used sharp objects like blades to carve whale-like shapes into their arms. Also another suicide case of a 17-year-old daughter of a solider in Rajasthan's Jodhpur jumped off a cliff into a lake, as part of Blue Whale Challenge . Read More »

Weapons arrests at Berkeley amid planned speech from conservative Ben Shapiro

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Coverage begins at 10:00 p.m. ET. Yiannopoulos indicated that the event would go on as scheduled , boasting "more than 20 speakers with diverse viewpoints" and a 16-man Navy SEAL team for security. Campus Republicans invited him to the popular California university as part of his tour called 'Campus Thuggery '. Thursday's speech is being watched as a warm-up act for later this month, although campus officials say that event is not yet confirmed. Read More »

Police investigate 'explosion' on London Tube at Parsons Green

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Officers are in attendance. According to a witness, "lots" of people were injured in the blast, which resulted in a stampede. Initial reports said a container exploded on the packed London Tube causing panic. London's Metropolitan Police said Friday that they're investigating reports of an explosion on a busy train commuter line during the height of the city's morning rush hour. Read More »

Eight die in nursing home in Florida after air-conditioning fails

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It is treating 115 patients at various hospitals, mainly for dehydration, respiratory issues including respiratory failure, heat exhaustion and high fevers. The ages of the victims ranged from 71 to 99. The incident prompted police to check on the 42 other nursing homes in Hollywood , which is located on Florida's Atlantic coast less than 20 miles north of Miami. Read More »

Jose's track and the proximity to the east coast

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This is due, the center said, to an area of high pressure that will move around the hurricane over the next several days. The hurricane center's forecast shows Jose reintensifying into a hurricane by early Thursday and turning more to the west, a track that could bring it within a few hundred miles of the Bahamas by the weekend. Read More »

Readout of First Lady Melania Trump's Visit to Florida

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Six residents of a Florida nursing home without power since Hurricane Irma died on Wednesday and the state governor vowed a full investigation into what he called an "unfathomable" event. "Media, we appreciate you being so understanding", Trump said, according to The Hill . Trump pointed out storms a century ago that also did enormous damage as a way of playing down the relationship between climate and this year's storms. Read More »

Steve Bannon's damning admission about Trump firing James Comey

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Bannon also insisted he does not care about the mainstream media - which was pretty rich given that he was saying it to Charlie Rose on CBS's 60 Minutes which is about as mainstream as you can get. Short, a chief liaison to Congress, was effusive in his praise this morning for Ryan and McConnell. Ousted top White House aide Steve Bannon cast doubts Tuesday on the prospects of tax reform getting done soon, The Wall Street Journal reported . Read More »

Power outages continue to drop in Georgia after Irma

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As of Thursday afternoon, Georgia Power has restored power to more than 850,000 customers, with 135,000 customers remaining to be restored. "We're asking everyone to stay inside due to the dangers of falling trees, as they can have power lines entangled in them", he said. Read More »

DeVos: School choice up to states, communities

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Nearby, two women held signs pointing to a statement made by DeVos last week of her plans to rescind an Obama administration directive requiring broader responses to reports of campus sexual assault under Title IX. Gagner also would have asked why she chose to come to Nebraska. Paffi Flood, who serves on the executive board of Indivisible KC, said she was there with about 75 Indivisible KC members, current and retired educators and students. Read More »

Husker Du founder Grant Hart passes away at 56

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His former bandmate Bob Mould tweeted Thursday morning: " Grant Hart was a gifted visual artist, a wonderful story teller, and a frighteningly talented musician. I was attending Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. His name was Grant Hart . "We became a three piece because of Husker", he says. We (almost) always agreed on how to present our collective work to the world. Read More »

How to apply for FEMA disaster assistance after Hurricane Irma

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Current mailing address and address and zip code of the damaged property; and private insurance information, if available. Homeowners, renters and businesses should register with FEMA before visiting a recovery center. Although all 67 counties in the state were designated for public assistance, only sixteen primarily coastal counties' residents are now eligible for individual and household assistance. Read More »

Sanders: Clinton's Book Tour Is Showing Why America Elected Trump

Eight year earlier she lost the Democratic primary to Barack Obama . Because frankly, I'm shocked that anyone has the time to go after Clinton when Donald Trump is rescinding DACA and natural disasters are devastating multiple regions of our country and Betsy Devos is taking us back to the bad old days of campus sexual assault. Read More »

Sammy smashes 16-ball 29 but World XI fall to Pakistan

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Rumaan Raees bowled the last over as World XI needed 13 runs to win the match. Batting at first, Pakistan had given a target of 174 runs to World XI . Shoaib Malik once again tried to lift the innings through his 23-ball 39 that was spiced with three sixes, but a disciplined bowling effort from World XI meant the brakes were applied on Pakistan's innings at crucial junctures. Read More »

Pakistan, World XI to clash in second Independence Cup T20

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Pakistan , who won the first game of a three-match series by 20 runs on Tuesday, brought in paceman Usman Shinwari and spinner Mohammad Nawaz in place of Fahim Ashraf and the unfit Hasan Ali. But the large security presence did little to temper the enthusiasm of fans in the cricket-mad country. " Pakistan cricket is on the right track", he said. Read More »

Rare white giraffes discovered in Kenya

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Two giraffes with a rare genetic condition, which makes their fur white, have been spotted in Kenya and filmed for the first time ever . Leucism is unlike Albinism because it limits pigmentation partially - meaning the dark pigment is produced in soft tissue, which explains the dark coloured eyes of the giraffes. Read More »