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Parties contest final results of Kurdistan election following winners' approval

Parties contest final results of Kurdistan election following winners' approval The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has won the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) parliamentary elections held on September 30, the election commission confirmed yesterday. Mohammed said Gorran was considering whether to boycott parliament. "Gorran Movement has rejected the results and it has not made a final decision yet". [Full Article...]

Justin Trudeau signals Canada could freeze Saudi arms export contract

Justin Trudeau signals Canada could freeze Saudi arms export contract Turkish sources say authorities have an audio recording purportedly documenting the killing of the 59-year-old. Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman poses upon his arrival at the Elysee Presidential palace on April 10, 2018 in Paris. [Full Article...]

Oldest intact shipwreck discovered at the bottom of the Black Sea

Oldest intact shipwreck discovered at the bottom of the Black Sea The world's oldest intact shipwreck , complete with mast, rudders and rowing benches, has been found at the bottom of the Black Sea where it has been lying for more than 2,400 years. The ship was found roughly a mile underwater near the Bulgarian coastline and appears to be a Greek trading vessel similar to the design on the British Museum's famed " Siren Vase " artifact. [Full Article...]

Sandra Day O’Connor announces likely Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Sandra Day O’Connor announces likely Alzheimer’s diagnosis O'Connor was 75 when she announced her retirement from the court in 2005. O'Connor, who was raised in Arizona and now lives in Phoenix, said her diagnosis was made "some time ago" and that as her condition has progressed she is "no longer able to participate in public life". [Full Article...]

Titanic II to offer passengers similar experience as Titanic (minus iceberg incident)

Titanic II to offer passengers similar experience as Titanic (minus iceberg incident) Blue Star Line announced recently that construction has started again on the replica ship after a postponement due to financial issues . The Titanic II will be built to resemble the original doomed Titanic ship, right down to first-class rooms, a gym, pool and Turkish bath. [Full Article...]

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkish President says Saudi officials planned 'murder' of journalist

Jamal Khashoggi was a journalist who was known for being critical of the Saudi government and royal family. Jubeir also said the Saudis did not know where Khashoggi's body was, though one of the Saudi officials had told Reuters it was wrapped up in a rug, taken out of the consulate in a vehicle and handed over to a "local cooperator" for disposal. [Full Article...]

Killing of Saudi journalist was 'savagely planned,' Turkish president says

Killing of Saudi journalist was 'savagely planned,' Turkish president says The chilling meeting followed an address by Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan , who labelled the death a "savage murder" committed by a team of assassins who carefully planned the killing. Ahead of Erdogan's speech, U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday that he was "not satisfied" with what he has heard, but that he expected to find out a lot more in the n... [Full Article...]

Groping suspect says Trump said it was OK to grab women

Groping suspect says Trump said it was OK to grab women According to a criminal complaint, a woman told authorities the man behind her touched her twice and that she told him to stop and asked to change seats. It's unclear at this time whether Alexander has retained legal counsel. If convicted, Alexander could go to prison for a maximum of two years and be ordered to pay a fine of up to $250,000. [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle not sick on royal tour

Meghan Markle not sick on royal tour Follow Yahoo Lifestyle on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram . The Duchess , who is 12 weeks pregnant, was told by Prince Harry to "cut back" and stay at home as he cheered on Invictus Games athletes in Sydney on Sunday morning. A source previously said: "She is not sick, just exhausted". He is bursting with pride and excitement for Meghan and is over the moon she is having a baby. [Full Article...]

Thousands rally in Taiwan, call for referendum on independence from China

Thousands rally in Taiwan, call for referendum on independence from China Beijing attack on multiple fronts, to drive the island out of the worldwide arena, preventing it from participating in global conferences, snatching one by one its diplomatic allies, in putting pressure on worldwide companies to classify Taiwan as part of China on their internet sites. [Full Article...]

Explosive device found in mailbox near George Soros’s house, police say

Beford police said the FBI's terrorism task force was investigating. Soros, a major donor to liberal causes and the focus of numerous conspiracy theories, was not home at the time . USA billionaire and liberal philanthropist George Soros. The video was retweeted by President Trump, although he did not mention Soros. Soros' Open Society Foundation replied to both Trump's and Gaetz's tweets t... [Full Article...]

Bible Museum Admits Dead Sea Scrolls Are Fakes

Bible Museum Admits Dead Sea Scrolls Are Fakes At 430,000 square feet, and with views of the Capitol, the Bible museum represents a significant investment for its evangelical founders. But around 2002, a wave of new fragments began mysteriously appearing on the market, despite scepticism from biblical scholars. [Full Article...]

Trump’s missile treaty pullout could escalate tension with China

Trump’s missile treaty pullout could escalate tension with China The US military industrial complex will try to justify the nuclear build-up by pointing to China's militarization, a growing source of concern for the military establishment. "In addition, new strategic threats from a rising China requires the United States to consider the alliances we have around the world and the commitments to uphold worldwide security". [Full Article...]

Israel postpones forced eviction of West Bank Bedouin village

Israel postpones forced eviction of West Bank Bedouin village Netanyahu said the length of the delay would be determined by Israel's security cabinet, which was due to convene later Sunday. The security cabinet said in a subsequent statement that it had approved a delay of "a few weeks" to allow for continued negotiations with Khan Al-Ahmar residents on the evacuation of their village. [Full Article...]

Anger as Government rule out changes to Brexit deal in final vote

Anger as Government rule out changes to Brexit deal in final vote British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to scotch a growing rebellion against her Brexit plans on Monday, saying a divorce deal with the European Union is 95 per cent complete and urging fellow lawmakers to "hold our nerve" during the hard last push in negotiations. [Full Article...]

Navy Sails 2 Ships Through Taiwan Strait in Defiance of China

Navy Sails 2 Ships Through Taiwan Strait in Defiance of China MND issued a statement in the evening saying two USA military vessels are going through Taiwan Strait, which is worldwide waters, as a routine operation, but gave no further details about the passage. "The Ministry of National Defense pointed out that the USA ship routinely passed the worldwide waters of the Taiwan Strait, and the relevant details were explained by the United States government", i... [Full Article...]

Ryanair under fire over racist incident on flight

Ryanair under fire over racist incident on flight David Lawrence's footage of a man subjecting an elderly women to a tirade of abuse on flight FR015 from Barcelona to London Stansted, filmed on 15 October, has been watched more than 3m times. "She's been feeling really down and depressed, so I thought the trip would raise her spirits", Gayle's daughter, 53, told the news site. Lawrence said it was a hard decision to film rather than step i... [Full Article...]

Trump Holds Rally for Ted Cruz in Texas Ahead of Midterm Elections

Trump Holds Rally for Ted Cruz in Texas Ahead of Midterm Elections Cruz called Trump a "pathological liar", "utterly amoral" and a "snivelling coward", among other choice phrases, while Trump attacked Cruz's faith, threatened to "spill the beans" on Cruz's wife and suggested the senator's father was involved in the assassination of John Kennedy. [Full Article...]

ACLU Vows To Sue Over Trump's Anti-Transgender Plan

ACLU Vows To Sue Over Trump's Anti-Transgender Plan WASHINGTON-LGBTQ leaders across the USA reacted with fury Monday to a report that the Trump administration is considering an adoption of a new definition of gender that would effectively deny federal recognition and civil rights protections to transgender Americans. [Full Article...]

'Headless chicken monster' is your kid's new favorite animal

'Headless chicken monster' is your kid's new favorite animal A type of bizarre-looking sea cucumber known as a "headless chicken monster" has been captured on film in the Antarctic Ocean for the first time. Meet the real-life "chicken of the sea": a unusual, pinkish-red creature with a body like a plump-breasted and decapitated chicken, earning the creature the name "headless chicken monster". [Full Article...]


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