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DC Man Tells Officer He 'Dropped Explosives' Near White House

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According to the DC police cited by the One America News network, a man reported about an explosive device that was planted along the North Fence of the president's mansion. A Washington Post report said a cellphone belonging to Pettaway was found. The incident prompted officials to put the White House on lockdown for several minutes and close nearby streets to pedestrians. Read More »

Trump recalls little of Russian Federation meeting

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But Sessions, who was a top surrogate for Trump during the campaign, did not disclose these discussions despite a persistent set of questions from Democrats and some Republicans about Russian Federation during multiple hearings on Capitol Hill. Read More »

Egyptian TV Host Jailed For Discussing Having Kids Outside Marriage

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Salah made the comments during an episode entitled "Single Mothers" in July while sporting a fake baby bump. She referenced the romantic comedy film Bashtery Ragel - or seeking a man - about a woman who wants to get pregnant. Precisely for this reason, she was sentenced to three years in prison for an attack on public decency and fined with 10.000 Egyptian pounds (about 430 pounds). Read More »

'House Of Cards' Producers Considering Killing Off Kevin Spacey's Character

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BusinessBoost Live said in a statement Friday that "it is not desirable" to let Spacey speak at their conference November 29 in Rotterdam. As those closest to me know, in my life I have had relationships with both men and women. The two-time Oscar victor is now seeking unspecified treatment . Around 100 women have come forward since early October to accuse Weinstein, a twice-married father of five, of sexual misconduct ranging from harassment to rape, sparking police investigations ... Read More »

Trump tweets NYC terror suspect 'should get the death penalty'

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In the course of that interview, the complaint said, Saipov told investigators he chose Halloween for the attack because he believed more people would be on the streets and said he had originally planned to strike the Brooklyn Bridge as well as the bike path on the western edge of lower Manhattan. Read More »

Clovis withdraws from consideration for USDA post

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The Washington Post reported on Monday that Sam Clovis was the unnamed "campaign supervisor" mentioned in a court filing that said George Papadopoulos , a foreign policy adviser on the campaign, pleaded guilty to making false statements to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More »

United States conducts first airstrikes against ISIS in Somalia

The strikes occurred in northeastern Somalia and killed "several terrorists", the United States military's Africa Command said in a statement. Those authorities enabled offensive airstrikes in Somalia. More than 350 people were killed in twin bombings in the Somali capital Mogadishu last month, the deadliest attack in the country's history. USA forces have been helping local forces fight the al Qaeda-affiliated al Shabaab for years. Read More »

Iraq Says Liberated Last IS-Held Town Of Qaim

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He estimated that there were 1,500 to 2,500 fighters left in Al-Qaim and 2,000 to 3,000 in Al-Bukamal. After weeks of fighting, the Syrian government announced Friday that its forces have recaptured the eastern city of Dair Alzour, Islamic State's last urban stronghold in the country and the capital of an oil-rich province by the same name. Read More »

Mars rover to have more eyes

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According to the USA space agency, these "eyes" will provide dramatic views during the rover's descent to Mars as it will be the first to take images of a parachute as it opens on another planet. Each successive mission is able to utilize these improvements, with better performance and lower cost. The new cameras will take 20-megapixel color images and will send back high-resolution photos like we've never seen of Mars before. Read More »

Government challenges teen abortions

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Asking the Supreme Court to get involved, the Trump administration on Friday accused lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union of misleading the Justice Department in the case of a pregnant immigrant teen who was able to obtain an abortion following a lawsuit. Read More »

Two Police Officers Stabbed In Alleged Terror Attack

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In March 2016, the militants attacked army, police and the National Guard positions in the center of Ben Gardane, leaving at least 18 civilians dead. Outside one of the entrances to parliament , bloodstains were visible at the site of the attack, which was cordoned off by police. Read More »

Robert Kraft May Be Deposed in the Colin Kaepernick Case

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Kaepernick's legal team, which is being assisted by the NFL Players Association, has asked to speak to Cowboys owner Jerry Jones , Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Texans owner Bob McNair . "Further, Respondents have retaliated against Mr. Kaepernick in response to coercion and calculated coordination from the Executive Branch of the United States government". Read More »

Spain Issues Arrest Warrant for Fugitive Catalan Leader

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Rajoy used extraordinary powers given to him by the Senate to depose the separatists, dissolve the regional legislature and call a regional election for December 21. Puigdemont's deputy and seven other deposed regional ministers were detained Thursday in Madrid. "I ask for all political parties across Spain, appealing to their democratic values, to put an end to this awful situation that has put politicians in prison", Vila said as he left the Estremera prison near Madrid. Read More »

Sheriff Lombardo Says Las Vegas Shooter Lost Money In Years Before Attack

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It's unclear what caused the unnamed officer to fire his weapon, Fox News reported . One of the laptops found in Paddock's hotel suite was missing a hard drive, and searches of his internet history turned up nothing unusual. Stephen Paddock's home sits empty, west of Reno, in Verdi, Nev., on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. "You would think Ms. Danley would have some information associated with that", Lombardo said. Read More »

Trump on Core State Department Vacancies: "I'm the Only One That Matters"

President Trump says: "I'm the only one that matters" in setting USA foreign policy, thus downplaying the importance of high-level jobs such as the assistant secretary of state, which is now vacant. "But we have some people that I'm not happy with their thinking process". In his typical fashion, Trump also blamed the Democrats for not approving his nominations. Read More »

'Rogue' Twitter Employee Deactivates Trump's Twitter Account, Trump Reacts

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On the second day of the congressional hearings, Twitter released a list of 2,752 now-deactivated accounts linked to the Russian-based influencer operations company Internet Research Agency, which Facebook's general counsel Colin Stretch said had been attacking election discourse as early as 2015 according to a WIRED report . Read More »

Former Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy joins BJP and Modi fan club

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Describing the BJP as a secular party, he said that the TMC would not have tasted success without the backing of the saffron outfit at the national level in its initial years. "BJP wants to restructure itself in one of the populous state that is West Bengal". Sometimes Trinamool Congress is with the BJP, sometimes they are with the Congress. Read More »

American arrested in Zimbabwe for allegedly insulting country's president on Twitter

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Central to their investigation, it said, was a post on Ms O'Donovan's Twitter feed referring to a "Goblin" whose wife and step-sons had imported a Rolls Royce, an apparent reference to 93-year-old Mr Mugabe even though he was not named. O'Donovan had been working with local social media outlet Magamba TV, whose target audience is youth, Shava said. The outlet describes itself as producing “satirical comedy sensations.”. Read More »

Ex-Trump campaign official withdraws nomination for ag post

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Then-Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions , who was chairman of the advisory committee and sat opposite Trump, ultimately nixed Papadopoulos' proposal, sources first told TheDC back in August. He also later encouraged Papadopoulos to travel to Russian Federation on his own. Asked if Trump is "still comfortable with him (Clovis) serving in the administration, Sanders replied, "I'm not aware that any change would be necessary at this time". Read More »

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah Calls Amit Shah an 'Ignorant Tourist' in Election Season

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According to him, during the tenure of the 13th Finance Commission, the Centre released Rs. 88,583 crore to Karnataka which went up to Rs. 2,19,506 crore under the 14th Finance Commission. Terming it as odd that someone, whose family members were facing corruption charges, was talking about corruption, Singh said, "The irony of the BJP's anti-corruption plank - Amit Shahji of the Shahzada fame and Yeddyurappaji are taking out an anti-corruption march in Karnataka". Read More »

Judge rules no jail time for Bergdahl

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Sgt Bergdahl was held captive by the Taliban for five years after he left his Afghan post in 2009, sparking a massive manhunt in the region. In court, Bergdahl appeared tense, grimaced and clenched his jaw. He also described brutal beatings by his captors, illness brought on by squalid conditions and maddening periods of isolation. Bergdahl "does not have a monopoly on suffering as a result of his choices", Maj. Read More »

Overlooked, unrecognized: Indian women do 54 percent more unpaid work than men

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The researchers compare data from 144 countries in four main categories: economic participation and opportunity, education, political empowerment, and health and survival. Although pay inequality continues to widen, the educational gender gap is closing and equality could be achieved in 13 years. In the area of economic participation and opportunity Sri Lanka closed 58.5 percent of the gender gap with overall ranking at 123rd place. Read More »

Photos of Bola Tinubu's son who died yesterday

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The Immediate past governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole described the death, as shocking, the death of the first son of the national leader of the Congress of All Progressives, APC, Mr. The family member added that the tragic news was kept secret because the father, Bola Tinubu, was in Abuja for the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of his party, the APC. Read More »