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Minister Resigns Amid Flurry Of Sexual Harassment Charges

Minister Resigns Amid Flurry Of Sexual Harassment Charges In a brief statement announcing his resignation, Akbar said he deemed it appropriate to fight the charges against him legally in a personal capacity, only two days after defying calls for his resignation when he returned from overseas on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Hate crimes in England and Wales targeting people by religion rise 40%

Hate crimes in England and Wales targeting people by religion rise 40% The UK's Muslim community is much larger than the Jewish community, comprising 4.8% of the population, although hate crimes against Muslims were still more than ten times the size of its relative population by almost 10 times. Around half related to Muslims and Islam. The Home Office noted that there were peaks in racially or religiously aggravated offences following terrorist attacks such as th... [Full Article...]

Fourteen Iranian security forces kidnapped on border with Pakistan

Fourteen Iranian security forces kidnapped on border with Pakistan The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) of Iran in a statement held the agents of "anti-[Islamic] Revolution terrorist groups" and "foreign [spy] agencies" responsible for the incident. Mohammad Pakpour, the commander of the IRGC Ground Forces, proposed a joint military operation with Pakistan against "hooligans" to release the kidnapped forces. [Full Article...]

US airstrike in Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabaab fighters

US airstrike in Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabaab fighters In June, an American commando was killed during an attack in southern Somalia that also wounded four U.S. military members and a Somali soldier, officials said at the time. US President Donald Trump expanded military operations against al-Shabab in March 2017. "Alongside our Somali and worldwide partners, we are committed to preventing al-Shabab from taking advantage of safe havens from which ... [Full Article...]

Clashes as Indian temple prepares to accept women

Clashes as Indian temple prepares to accept women Even before the police charge several people could be seen with blood streaming down their faces, suggesting further clashes had taken place with police nearer the temple. Rahul Easwar, an attorney for the temple, appealed to the female devotees not to enter the temple and give temple authorities until next week to file a petition for review with the Supreme Court. [Full Article...]

Deadline passes for Syria's Idlib buffer without fighters leaving

Deadline passes for Syria's Idlib buffer without fighters leaving The accord hung in the balance on the early hours of Monday, seven years into a grinding civil war that has killed more than 360,000 people and displaced millions. But it later said it was opposed to the deployment of Russian forces in the buffer, and said Ankara promised them that patrols by Moscow would be dropped. [Full Article...]

Berlin braced for all Brexit scenarios, including no deal - Merkel

Berlin braced for all Brexit scenarios, including no deal - Merkel And it is all because of the Irish border issue - squaring the circle or making the impossible possible. European Union leaders were converging on Brussels Wednesday for what had been billed as a "moment of truth" Brexit summit but which now holds little promise for a breakthrough. [Full Article...]

Israeli jets strike Gaza in response to Palestinian rockets

Israeli jets strike Gaza in response to Palestinian rockets The Magen David Adom medical service said a woman and her three children, whose home in Beersheba was struck, were being treated for shock after they fled to their shelter upon being awaken by warning sirens shortly before 4 a.m. A photograph of a Palestinian protester taking part in the Great March of Return in the occupied Gaza Strip won a top prize Saturday in France's prestigious Bayeux Calvad... [Full Article...]

Here's What Legalization Means for Cannabis Earnings This Quarter

Here's What Legalization Means for Cannabis Earnings This Quarter California, the largest legal market in the US, earlier this month became the first state with a law mandating expungement of criminal convictions for marijuana-related offenses that no are longer illegal. A household can also grow only four plants and anything over the limit could attract hefty penalty. While many may be pleased, the move has raised several concerns in terms of drug impaired dr... [Full Article...]

European Union offers United Kingdom sweetener before hard Brexit summit

First, no one with any experience of global trade negotiations believes that Britain and the European Union will be able to conclude the kind of uniquely ambitious trade and security partnership they say they want within the 21-month timeframe of the existing transition period. [Full Article...]

Cops: Girl baked cookies using human ashes, gave to classmates

Cops: Girl baked cookies using human ashes, gave to classmates Paul Doroshov said. Doroshov says police are unsure what crime any suspects could be charged with. The student's father was also upset by the cookie incident, saying: 'The district seems to be a little bit more concerned about protecting themselves than protecting their students'. [Full Article...]

Zainab murder case: Imran Ali executed in Lahore

Zainab murder case: Imran Ali executed in Lahore He was facing charges in the cases of at least seven other children attacked, five of whom he murdered. However Mr Ansari, who said that Zainab would have been seven years and two months old if she was alive, expressed regret that authorities did not televise the hanging. [Full Article...]

Beto O’Rourke revives Trump’s brutal nickname for Ted Cruz during debate

Beto O’Rourke revives Trump’s brutal nickname for Ted Cruz during debate He said that O'Rourke's election would lead to "two years of a partisan circus, shutting down the federal government in a witch hunt on the President". But polls that once showed O'Rourke within striking distance of a monumental upset now suggest Cruz may be edging further ahead. A Democrat hasn't won statewide in Texas in 24 years. [Full Article...]

Kerch blast: Crimea college 'bomb' kills 13

Kerch blast: Crimea college 'bomb' kills 13 There are dead and injured; no other details have been officially reported yet. An employee at a hospital in Kerch was quoted as saying that 18 people had already been admitted with injuries from the explosion, and that doctors were expecting around 50 more wounded people to be brought in. [Full Article...]

Doing it his way: Warren emulates Trump as she taunts him

Doing it his way: Warren emulates Trump as she taunts him Trump gleefully incorporated the statement into his tweets at the MA senator, saying on Tuesday: "Now Cherokee Nation denies her, 'DNA test is useless.' Even they don't want her. "Okay? That will not be something I enjoy doing either ", he said. U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren , D-Mass., gestures during a town hall style gathering in Woburn, Mass. [Full Article...]

Canada is ready to open the door wide to legal marijuana

Canada is ready to open the door wide to legal marijuana At least 111 legal pot shops are planning to open across the nation of 37 million people on the first day, according to an Associated Press survey of the provinces. The top executive at the world's biggest cannabis company said he expects a third country to follow the lead of Canada and Uruguay and legalize pot within a year. [Full Article...]

US embassy sorry for sending Cookie Monster cat pajama invitation

US embassy sorry for sending Cookie Monster cat pajama invitation Canberra's United States embassy accidentally exposed details of one of its more enticing get-togethers last week, after an employee distributed a meeting invite to an undisclosed number of email recipients, The Guardian reported . The same Instagram account includes the cat wearing the same outfit several times, and the owner of the account posted about the cat's cameo in Australia. [Full Article...]

Remember All That Talk About Brexit Progress? Yea, It Was All Poppycock

Remember All That Talk About Brexit Progress? Yea, It Was All Poppycock Ahead of the summit, May has been speaking to key European leaders in a bid to orchestrate a breakthrough in the talks. He also said the fact that the European Union is preparing for a no-deal scenario " must not, under any circumstances, lead us away from making every effort to reach the best agreement possible " for all involved. [Full Article...]

Alumni and faculty demand that St. Lawrence revoke Susan Collins' honorary degree

Alumni and faculty demand that St. Lawrence revoke Susan Collins' honorary degree Supreme Court , including protests in front of her house. "Mr. Daffron, their dog, and parts of their home were quarantined while the crime lab undertook an analysis of the premises", Clark said. A suspicious letter was sent to the Bangor home of Senator Susan Collins Monday afternoon. Preliminary tests indicate the substance was no threat to the public, Fox News reported . [Full Article...]

Hurricane Michael Damaged a Bunch of F-22s

Hurricane Michael Damaged a Bunch of F-22s Asked to address speculation that Tyndall might be a total loss, Wilson said the Air Force was bringing in its expeditionary civil engineers to assess the facilities. The Air Force routinely "cannibalizes" a portion of its planes, stripping them of parts in order to keep others flightworthy. Air Force spokeswoman Ann Stefanek said Tyndall leadership moved "every aircraft they were able to prio... [Full Article...]


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