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  • ISIS Leader In Afghanistan Killed In Raid

    ISIS Leader In Afghanistan Killed In Raid

    The local affiliate of ISIS, known as ISIS Khorasan (IS-K), has been active since 2015, fighting both the Taliban as well as Afghan and U.S. forces. The March 8 attack on the hospital, carried out by gunmen disguised as medical personnel, left 30 people dead before Afghan security forces killed the attackers.

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  • 3 weeks into hunger strike, Palestinian inmates add vitamins

    Barghouti is serving multiple life sentences for the murder of five Jewish Israelis. Polls suggest that the 58-year-old Barghouti is the most popular choice among Palestinians to succeed 82-year-old Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. "This hunger strike was never about the conditions of the convicted terrorists, which meet worldwide standards", Israeli Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan said.

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  • Jared Kushner's sister woos China's 'golden visa' investors

    The potential investors were advised to invest sooner rather than later in case visa rules change under the Trump administration."Invest early, and you will invest under the old rules", one speaker said. The EB-5 program was created in 1990 to help stimulate the United States economy through job creation and capital investment from foreign nationals, but detractors say it puts citizenship up for sale.

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  • Nigeria leader leaves for medical checkups amid health fears

    Nigeria leader leaves for medical checkups amid health fears

    President Muhammadu Buhari disappeared for six weeks of medical leave in London earlier this year, leading some to call for his replacement. The President noted the historical role of Olasope on October 31, 1959, as the first African broadcaster to appear on the Western Nigeria Television Authority, which he said completely changed the tone of journalism in Nigeria, and Africa.

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  • Flood alerts issued for 3 rivers in state

    Flood alerts issued for 3 rivers in state

    Forecasters in Tulsa issued flood warnings for the Illinois River near Tahlequah, Chewey and Watts. One lane remained open. Much of Southwest Virginia and parts of southern West Virginia are under a flood watch today with heavy rain expected to continue falling over much of the region.

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  • Wildfire threatens 2000 homes in southwest Florida

    Wildfire threatens 2000 homes in southwest Florida

    A blaze in southwest Florida threatened 2,000 homes and led to massive evacuations. Scott delayed a planned trade mission to Argentina on Saturday and was briefed on the wildfires before a press conference at about 5:30 p.m. Officials on Saturday didn't offer a reason for how the fire started, saying the cause of the blaze is under investigation. The area is no stranger to threatening wildfires.

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  • American monitor killed in Ukraine when mine hits vehicle

    American monitor killed in Ukraine when mine hits vehicle

    Austrian Foreign Minister and OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Sebastian Kurz said the "SMM is doing an outstanding job, day by day, to stabilize the crisis in and around Ukraine", but he said "the mission is too often hampered by threats, by access restrictions, by disinformation or the destruction of its technical means".

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  • Israeli police: Palestinian stabs 4 in Tel Aviv

    While at first police signaled the incident was criminal in nature, it is now reported to have been a terror attack. "When we arrived at the street, the police on site led us to 3 injured people, two men and a woman in her 50s who were fully conscious", Eran Carmel, a Magen David Adom driver, related.

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  • Dortmund struggles to come to terms with bomb attack on bus

    Dortmund struggles to come to terms with bomb attack on bus

    After their team bus was attacked in an alleged terrorist attack on Tuesday, Borussia Dortmund midfielder Nuri Sahin has spoken out about the incident that shook the football world. The postponement of the game "left thousands of Monaco supporters facing an extra night in Germany but in a touching gesture [they] were offered emergency accommodation by Dortmund fans", reports The Independent .

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  • Russian jets buzz Alaska for fourth day in a row

    Russian jets buzz Alaska for fourth day in a row

    The aircraft never actually left global airspace, but a NORAD spokesperson stated that, on Thursday, they dispatched USA and Canadian jets "to perform an intercept". A third aircraft, an IL-38 flying a different route briefly entered the ADIZ before turning back. Fox News said Tuesday the Russian planes flew within 100 miles of Alaska's Kodiak Island.

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  • Singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in car in Los Angeles

    Singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in car in Los Angeles

    Alcohol and drug paraphernalia were found in Gooding's auto, according to NBC4. Cuba Gooding, Sr ., the lead singer of the group The Main Ingredient, was found dead in his vehicle in Woodland Hills, CA on Thursday (April 20). The couple reportedly separated in 1974 but remarried in 1995. Among his earliest memories was seeing his father performing at Disneyland, he recalled.

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  • Labour leader says UK election 'establishment vs people'

    Labour leader says UK election 'establishment vs people'

    Hundreds of Labour supporters turned out at Whitchurch Common in Cardiff for Mr Corbyn's visit to Cardiff North, where he was joined by Welsh Labour leader Carywn Jones. Turning to Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale, she added: " Jeremy Corbyn is unelectable and will leave Labour carping from the sidelines - how do we know that?" People who say they are prepared to trot off to the polling station and vote Labour, nevertheless believe that a Conservative prime minister is a better ...

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  • Lack of influence cost Scotland players in Lions selection - Gordon Bulloch

    Lack of influence cost Scotland players in Lions selection - Gordon Bulloch

    Hooker and captain Dane Coles will miss Friday's home match against the ACT Brumbies with knee and calf injuries which have kept him on the sideline since mid-March. "There will be an entertainments committee put together, they will put on fun things for the boys to do off the field, to get together and get to know each other away from the field".

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  • Supreme Court clears way for Arkansas' first execution in 12 years

    Supreme Court clears way for Arkansas' first execution in 12 years

    The Wednesday order halting Johnson's execution was issued by a now-familiar 4-3 split of the state high court. The Supreme Court ruling was the latest legal twist as Arkansas seeks to carry out a series of executions before one of the drugs used in its lethal injection mix, the sedative midazolam, expires by the end of the month .

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  • Sally Yates to Testify Publicly in House Russia Probe

    The House Intelligence Committee is stepping up its probe into Russian interference in last year's US election, seeking testimony from five key witnesses including FBI Director James Comey and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers. Rather than share the information with other committee members, the California Republican held a press conference and then returned to the White House to brief Trump.

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  • GM halts Venezuela operations amid plant seizure

    GM halts Venezuela operations amid plant seizure

    GM is the latest in a long line of foreign firms that have had to close their business in Venezuela, due to what the New York Times characterizes as a combination of "political tensions, corruption, high crime rates, a restrictive investment law, and interruptions of electric service".

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  • French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote

    Francois Fillon, right, former French Prime Minister, member of the Republicans political party and 2017 French presidential election candidate of the French centre-right, is greeted by supporters as he arrives to attend a campaign rally in Lille, France, Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

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  • Where to watch IPL 2017 Match 22 on TV, online

    Mumbai Indians batsmen bettered Kings XI Punjab's 199 like how Hulk thrashes Loki in Avengers. Marsh, who opened the batting alongside Amla , was the first Punjab wicket to fall when he was caught by Kieron Pollard off New Zealand's Mitchell McClenaghan for 26.

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