Sunday November 18-th, 2018

Saudi Arabia Seeking Death Penalty for Five Human Rights Activists Saudi Arabia Seeking Death Penalty for Five Human Rights Activists

Israa al-Ghomgham is believed to be the first woman in the country to face execution for peaceful activism. The advocacy group said prosecutors detained the activists on unrecognizable charges for crimes like protesting, chanting hostile slogans to...

IS chief Baghdadi urges IS chief Baghdadi urges "jihad" in purported new recording

The Islamic State (IS) terror group has released what it says is a new audio message from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, for the first time in nearly a year, a media report said on Thursday. Islamic State, which until past year controlled large are...

Facebook Is Rating How Trustworthy You Are Facebook Is Rating How Trustworthy You Are

Facebook will also be noting which users have a higher propensity for reporting content and which publishers on Facebook are the most trusted amongst users . But as misinformation proliferates, companies are making increasingly sophisticated ed...

Dutton makes second leadership challenge to Australia PM Turnbull Dutton makes second leadership challenge to Australia PM Turnbull

Mr Sukkar said the prime minister had asked him to provide "unequivocal support" for him in any future ballots after voting against him in Tuesday's leadership spill. Some media outlets were tipping another challenge as early as this week, but Dutt...

New York Times 'stands behind' its article after attacks by Trump New York Times 'stands behind' its article after attacks by Trump

Trump went on to tweet that Mueller's team is focusing on obstruction of justice after finding no collusion, claiming: "If you FIGHT BACK or say anything bad about the Rigged Witch Hunt, they scream Obstruction!" Trump is systematically trying to...

Strong 7.3 magnitude quake rocks Venezuela but little damage reported Strong 7.3 magnitude quake rocks Venezuela but little damage reported

The United States Geological Survey informed that the quake's magnitude was 7.3. USGS geophysicist Jessica Turner said the quake's depth, 123 kilometres below the surface, would dampen some of the shaking but not enough to prevent damage.

Manafort guilty on 8 counts, judge declares mistrial on 10 others Manafort guilty on 8 counts, judge declares mistrial on 10 others

The confirmation comes after it emerged earlier Tuesday that Cohen's legal team was in talks for a possible plea deal in the financial fraud investigation against him. And most defendants would plead guilty in the second case. Investigators are a...

Helicopters, rescuers scour creek bed after Italy flash flood kills 10 Helicopters, rescuers scour creek bed after Italy flash flood kills 10

All of the victims are believed to be Italian tourists. A Dutch hiker, quoted in local media, said: "A real avalanche of water came unexpectedly. The operations are still underway in the flooded canyon area, as at least three more people remain...

Mollie Tibbett's suspected killer tells investigators about her final moments Mollie Tibbett's suspected killer tells investigators about her final moments

Rivera , an undocumented immigrant who is believed to have lived in the area for four to seven years, said he saw Tibbetts running and chose to follow her and run alongside her on the night of her disappearance. Rivera faces a charge of first-degre...

Air quality statements once again issued for much of Alberta Air quality statements once again issued for much of Alberta

The Pacific Northwest is experiencing unhealthy amounts of smoke and ash from wildfires, with air quality more than twice as bad as Beijing, a city notorious for urban pollution. 22, 2018. In Metro Vancouver, the agency said there are high concentr...

Accused Russian Agent Deprived of Sleep And Medication in Jail, Lawyer Says Accused Russian Agent Deprived of Sleep And Medication in Jail, Lawyer Says

Federal prosecutors successfully persuaded a judge in July that Butina was a flight risk and should be jailed prior to her trial. "She does have arthritis in one of her legs, I think with the conditions in prison in which are on the cold side becau...

More than two million Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage More than two million Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage

The next day, pilgrims gather on the hill known as Jebal Al Rahma and the surrounding Mount Arafat plain, 10 kilometres southeast of Mina, where they remain until evening for prayer and to read the Quran. He reminded his followers of women's righ...

Putin stresses importance of Iranian nuclear deal Putin stresses importance of Iranian nuclear deal

President Donald Trump withdrawing the United States from the 2015 landmark nuclear accord with Iran that was aimed at preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons. Larijani said the US has masqueraded its economic sanctions on Iran under the ve...

John Bolton: Iran Tops List of Challenges Facing US John Bolton: Iran Tops List of Challenges Facing US

When asked about the tweet, Bolton also mentioned Beijing, which is now at an impasse with Washington on trade talks. And despite the widespread skepticism that Pyongyang is not taking concrete measures in dismantling its nuclear program, Presiden...

USA deports last known Nazi collaborator, Jakiw Palij, after 14 years USA deports last known Nazi collaborator, Jakiw Palij, after 14 years

ICE deports Nazi who was living on welfare . He landed in Düsseldorf, Germany, on Tuesday . She tweeted: 'For many years a Nazi forced labor camp guard had been living in NY - a awful injustice. The last-known Nazi collaborator from World W...

Alleged Nazi Labor Camp Guard Deported To Germany

It wasn't until 2003 that he was tracked down by federal authorities and exposed. According to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, the majority of officials who ran Trawniki did not survive the war, but a number have faced prosecution in Germany an...

Florida deputy saves child from hot auto Florida deputy saves child from hot auto

Cops later learned that the girl's mother had actually gone on a liquor run and forgotten to take the young girl out of her auto seat - leaving her in the hot vehicle overnight. The next day, she called 911, and reported both her vehicle and child to...

Iranian minister vows to develop deterrent missile power Iranian minister vows to develop deterrent missile power

Noting the unveiling of the new generation of Fateh-e Mobin missile on August 13, the defense minister said the production of the missile will lead to the undertaking of a huge step toward the development of Iran's defense and deterrent capabilities....

Another round of storms Tuesday before cooler drier air moves in Another round of storms Tuesday before cooler drier air moves in

Some of the storms could produce heavy rain with new rainfall amounts of up to a half-inch possible. Showers become likely in the afternoon and thunderstorms are possible as well as highs reach the upper 70s to lower 80s. Highs will return to the low...

Emotional reunions await North, South Korean families Emotional reunions await North, South Korean families

At the meeting the pair struck a vague agreement to denuclearise the Korean peninsula, but there has been little movement since. The North Korean authorities then investigate the relatives on the other side of the border. During each of the three mee...

Eid al-Adha 2018: Everything you need to know about Bakrid Eid al-Adha 2018: Everything you need to know about Bakrid

Eid al-Adha, also known as Festival of Sacrifice, is different from Eid al-Fitr which is celebrated earlier in the year at the end of Ramadan. Worshipers clad in their best clothes from Cairo to Dakar, Mogadishu to Abuja, Khartoum to Addis Ababa, Y...

Afghanistan: Rockets hit Kabul diplomatic area, clashes underway Afghanistan: Rockets hit Kabul diplomatic area, clashes underway

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack so far, but it comes just two days after Ghani declared a ceasefire with the Taliban ahead of Eid celebrations. Afghan security forces have reportedly freed almost 150 people kidnapped by the Taliban...

Taiwan further isolated as El Salvador switches allegiance to China Taiwan further isolated as El Salvador switches allegiance to China

China claims Taiwan as its territory, and says the democratic island has no right to formal ties with any country. Taiwan is willing to consider cooperating with its allies in education, farming or even infrastructure initiatives, Wu said, but refu...

'Islamic State' claims responsibility for Chechnya attacks 'Islamic State' claims responsibility for Chechnya attacks

Russia's Investigative Committee has posted online a video from the scene of the attacks. "The criminals were neutralised", the investigative committee said. A stabbing attack, suicide bombing and vehicle ramming targeting police officers in Russia...

Three taken to hospital after London shooting Three taken to hospital after London shooting

They were treated by emergency services at the scene and taken to hospital. Scotland Yard said it was waiting for a full assessment of the victims' injuries, but a spokesman indicated they were not thought to be life-threatening. 'London Underground ...

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