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Trump names suspect captured for role in 2012 Benghazi attack on Americans

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According to a White House statement released Monday, US forces have apprehended a suspect involved in the 2012 attack on the American embassy in Benghazi that killed US Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. Tillerson said the USA would "spare no effort" to ensure al-Imam is held accountable. Mr al-Imam has been charged with murder, as well as providing material support to terrorists and discharging a firearm in the course of a violent crime, the US Attorney's office said. Read More »

Football video game now lets players come out as gay

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Miles Jacobson, the game's director, told BBC Sport that they they made the addition simply because it's more true-to-life. "I just think it's insane that in 2017 we are in a world where people can't be themselves". It's not a message that everyone is going to see in their game. It was discovered, as was intended, by someone playing the game. Stereotypes of homosexual men somehow being less masculine than their heterosexual counterparts are rife and one listen to the abuse hurled at ... Read More »

NYPD officers indicted on sexual assault charges, sources say

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Both Hall and Martins were arraigned on a 50-count indictment around 11:30 a.m. Charges include first-degree rape , first-degree criminal sexual act, second-degree kidnapping and official misconduct. "This validates what my client has always said - that she was kidnapped, handcuffed, brutally raped and then thrown onto the street by two on-duty officers ", the victim's attorney told the Post. Read More »

California couple who survived Las Vegas shooting die in crash

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Two weeks after Dennis Carver, 52, shielded his wife Lorraine, 53, as Stephen Paddock opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest Festival Oct.1, the loving couple died at the entrance of their Riverside community. In a break in the shooting, they ran and escaped unharmed. "I have the most incredible husband", she wrote. It took firefighters almost an hour to completely put out the fire, the department said in a statement. Read More »

Chennai rains : Heavy downpour throws life out of gear

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Coastal districts that will get heavy to very heavy rainfall include Chennai , Cuddalore, Thiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Villupuram, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur and Ramanathapuram. The decision was taken by the education department after meteorological department predicted that heavy rains will pound the regions till Friday. It has also forecast heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places over Coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Read More »

Amid Mueller Scrutiny, Tony Podesta Steps Down From Lobbying Firm

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Both Manafort's firm and the Podesta Group filed FARA registrations for the ECMU work only after the payments were reported by the media previous year. When asked about Monday's developments, the company referred to an earlier statement saying it "fully disclosed" its work with the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine and met its disclosure filing requirements. Read More »

Court bars Trump from changing transgender troops policy

She did not, however, offer a ruling on the directive prohibiting funding for "sex reassignment surgical procedures", saying that her court does not have jurisdiction over that aspect of the ban. The case will still have to be addressed in court to ultimately determine if the ban is unconstitutional. Nearly a month later, he released a memo through the White House detailing plans to reverse a 2016 policy allowing troops to serve openly in the military as transgender. Read More »

US State Department urges Kurdish parties to work for united Iraq

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The leader of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Iraq has announced he is stepping down as president, just five weeks after an independence referendum that was supposed to consolidate his party's grip on power. Major General Mohammad Baqeri, in remarks quoted by ISNA news agency on Monday, also said if Kurdistan implemented its plan to break away from Iraq, "there would be bloodshed in Iraq and neighbouring countries would be affected". Read More »

Update on family involved in deadly buggy crash in Montcalm County

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According to State Police, the Dodge truck smashed into the rear of a buggy carrying nine people at around 8.30am on Sunday near the central MI village of Sheridan. As of Monday afternoon: Paul Martin, 40, is in stable condition at a hospital in Flint. Judith's condition is listed as critical at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids. Read More »

Iran: President Rouhani turned down Trump invite to meet

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In this photo released by the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani, right, welcomes Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA , Yukiya Amano for their meeting, in Tehran, Iran , Sunday, Oct. In addition, Netanyahu said Israel is also raising other issues that need to be addressed that are not in the nuclear deal, such as Iran's ballistic missile development, its aggression in the region, and its terrorist network. Read More »

James Comey's 'coordination' testimony sheds new context on Clinton campaign's dossier funding

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The first round of payments were classified as "Legal Services" and were made in April 2016, totaling $98,047. The US House Intelligence Committee has reached agreement to obtain the bank records of the Washington-based research firm Fusion GPS , responsible for the infamous Trump-Moscow collusion dossier which has reportedly been partly funded by the Clinton campaign. Read More »

'Shortest Asia-Europe rail link' launched in Azerbaijan

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The launch of the railway will give Kazakhstan access to new routes to the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. BTK's initial capacity of five million tonnes of freight a year is expected to increase to 17 million tonnes within a year. The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars is a historic, global project. Ilham Aliyev stressed that his proves significance of the project, noting that the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line is a historical project. Read More »

Israel destroys Gaza tunnel, killing one man and injuring nine

The IDF carried out a controlled explosion of a Hamas cross-border tunnel along the Gaza border Monday afternoon. "We can not accept a situation in which UNRWA schools are used as terror bases". Israel has warned that it will not accept a unity government that includes Hamas if it does not disarm and recognise the country, among other demands. Read More »

Chris Gayle wins defamation case against Fairfax Media

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Russell recounted that she later went to the stands and claimed the incident had left her upset and shaken. Gayle said the outcome of the high profile case was tantamount to scoring a "triple century" because the jury answered "no" three times when asked whether Fairfax had established the "substantial truth" of three allegations, namely that he intentionally exposed his genitals, indecently exposed himself and indecently propositioned the woman. Read More »

Panaji: Goa police rewards ATM security guard who foiled loot attempt

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However, the robber, who was armed with a hammer hit the security guard multiple times on his head. However, the robber strikes the guard with a hammer about ten to eleven times. The robber had worn a mask during the robbery but that came undone when the security guard cornered him. But he failed to bring the robber under his control. Read More »

Danish Inventor Admits Dismembering Journalist Kim Wall, Still Denies Murder

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Madsen said in a new interview with the police that Wall died of carbon monoxide poisoning while on the deck of the submarine, according to Danish news agency Ritzau. Wall's torso was discovered with its head, arms and legs removed, floating off the coast of a Copenhagen suburb on August 21, ten days after the Swedish journalist had set off with Madsen in his submarine. Read More »

Facebook announces new ad transparency efforts

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Facebook made the move just days before general counsel Colin Stretch was set to appear in front of congressional committees looking into Russian ad spending on the USA presidential election past year. The company also said it plans to build an archive of federal election ads so people can look historically at campaigns. Some 470 accounts spent a total of approximately $100,000 (roughly Rs. Read More »

Charges approved in Russian Federation influence investigation

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But Chris Christie, a Republican governor close to Trump, said Sunday on ABC that "the important thing about today for the American people to know is the president is not under investigation". BuzzFeed News revealed that Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort has become a focus of the FBI investigation due to a series of suspicious wire transfers to offshore companies, which totaled more than $3 million between 2012 and 2013. Read More »

Rose McGowan skewers Hollywood in powerful speech: 'It's time to clean house'

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Recently, during a media interaction the director of Planet Terror , Robert Rodriguez , who worked along with Quentin Tarantino (who directed the other movie of Grindhouse , Death Proof ) revealed that his movie was actually a kind of revenge from the recently exposed Weinstein film company head, Harvey Weinstein , who had sexually assaulted (and raped) Planet Terror's lead actress Rose McGowan , back in the 90s. Read More »

Tips for staying safe during Halloween trick or treating

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Don't do it, and you need to relay that to your children. Everyone loves loading up on free candy , but before heading out the door to trick or treat , make sure you have what you need to stay safe on the streets. Also, make sure young children are accompanied by adults and that all children have flash lights, according to Hoffman. Ensure children know their address and phone number. Read More »

Spain's state prosecutor calls for charges to be brought against Catalan leaders

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The Catalan Government had said that it earned the right to split from Spain, claiming 90% of those who voted in referendum were in favour of independence . "I don't know what kind of judicial activity will happen between now and 21 December", said Dastis. Before Madrid took over the Catalan government, the region had one of the greatest levels of self-government in Spain. Read More »