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Iraqi forces launch offensive on last ISIS stronghold in country

Iraqi forces launch offensive on last ISIS stronghold in country There are about 1,500 IS fighters remaining in the area surrounding Al-Qaim, according to the USA military. The Iraqi airforce dropped thousands of leaflets on the border area calling on the militants to surrender and urging the population to stay away from their positions, according to a statement from the Joint Operations Command in Baghdad . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump holds back some JFK assassination files, White House says

Donald Trump holds back some JFK assassination files, White House says That is, unless the US President was been persuaded by intelligence agencies to hold some back. "The President heard those justifications from the agencies that requested the continuing postponement and he acknowledged that information ... [Full Article...]

Iranian President, Iraqi PM Hold Talks in Tehran

Iranian President, Iraqi PM Hold Talks in Tehran He is also in a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani. He also vowed not to allow secessionist movements not to threaten the integrity of Iraq, clearly a reference to the Kurdish independence referendum. In contrast, USA ally Saudi Arabia, a Sunni kingdom, has been on bad terms with Shiite-majority Iraq for more than two decades, after Saddam Hussein's 1990 invasion of Kuwait, despite attempts to ... [Full Article...]

'Like a roar' - Dozens killed in blasts at Indonesia fireworks plant

'Like a roar' - Dozens killed in blasts at Indonesia fireworks plant Denny Hassan, an official at the disaster management agency, stated that the cause of the incident was the explosion of a van with raw materials for the manufacture of those devices. Mumum, who goes by one name, told Indonesia's TVOne she started working at the factory a few weeks ago and was paid 40,000 rupiah ($3) a day. It's possible some or all of those 10 had not come to work or suffered only... [Full Article...]

Only 3 TDP MLAs left in the party!

Only 3 TDP MLAs left in the party! Chandrababu is held responsible for this freakish situation in Telangana by his party leaders as they feel that if he had taken time to meet and supervise TDP leaders in Telangana once in a month, this situation wouldn't have arisen in the first place. [Full Article...]

Kerala: Two more ISIS suspects arrested, 'main recruiter' among them

Kerala: Two more ISIS suspects arrested, 'main recruiter' among them Three men who were arrested in Kannur on October 25, 2017 over suspected IS links. Police said 52 year old Hamza Thalasserry, who was arrested on Thursday recruited several youths from the state and helped them go to Syria and Afghanistan to join the Islamic State. [Full Article...]

United Nations blames Assad govt. for chemical attack in Syria

On 7 April, three days after the attack, the United States even launched 59 cruise missiles at Shayrat Air Base, which USA intelligence claimed was the source of the attack. The panel said it was unable to confirm that an Su-22 operating from Shayrat air base launched the attack, but said that Syrian aircraft were in the "immediate vicinity" of Khan Sheikhun when it took place. [Full Article...]

After months at sea, 2 Hawaii women their dogs are finally rescued

After months at sea, 2 Hawaii women their dogs are finally rescued Two civilian mariners were rescued at sea by a U.S. Navy ship after being stranded in the Pacific Ocean for nearly five months. In the Spring, Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiaba set sail from Hawaii for a 3,000-mile trip to Tahiti. Appel said they survived by bringing water purifiers and over a year's worth of food on board, primarily in the form of dry goods such as oatmeal, pasta and rice. [Full Article...]

European Union to probe British tax scheme

According to a Wednesday Guardian report , competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager will probe the "controlled foreign company" rules that were introduced in 2011 by the then-coalition government of the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats and came into force in 2013. [Full Article...]

Reddit bans Nazi, far-right forums in crackdown against inciting violence

Reddit bans Nazi, far-right forums in crackdown against inciting violence Reddit said its old policy on violent content was vague and creating confusion over what was permissible, a Reddit administrator wrote on the site. "Do not post content that encourages, glorifies, incites, or calls for violence or physical harm against an individual or group of people; likewise, do not post content that glorifies or encourages the abuse of animals". [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania becomes fourth USA state to OK online gambling

Pennsylvania becomes fourth USA state to OK online gambling The budget deal, which was passed by the House on Thursday morning after the Senate approved it Wednesday night, is created to close a $2 billion budget deficit that has been the subject of contentious negotiations. The Senate approved the bill Wednesday night. After 120 days, operators from outside of Pennsylvania can apply for licenses at $4 million a pop. Rep. [Full Article...]

Migration main cause of 'frightening' growth in United Kingdom population, official figures reveal

Migration main cause of 'frightening' growth in United Kingdom population, official figures reveal The ONS expects the population to increase by 3.6 million, or 5.5 per cent, from an estimated 65.6 million a year ago to 69.2 million in 2026 before rising to 70 million by 2029. The projected growth in population is slightly slower that a previous forecast. Lord Green, Migration Watch chair, said: "Given that net migration has averaged about 250,000 a year over the last ten years, the immigrat... [Full Article...]

Firm With Trump Cabinet Ties Scores $300M Puerto Rico Power Contract

Firm With Trump Cabinet Ties Scores $300M Puerto Rico Power Contract The category 4 hurricane was the worst storm on record to directly slam the US territory, which destroyed homes and decimated the already crippled power grid leaving 3.4 million people without electricity. A USA congressional committee on Thursday set a November 2 deadline for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) to provide information related to its $300 million contract with a smal... [Full Article...]

Iowa Parents Charged After Medics Make Tragic Find in Baby's Swing

Iowa Parents Charged After Medics Make Tragic Find in Baby's Swing Both Harris and Koehn face charges of first-degree murder and child endangerment resulting in death. When interviewed by police, Koehn said his girlfriend had fed the baby at 9am that day and everything seemed fine. When Chickasaw County sheriff's deputies and medics arrived, they found the deceased boy sitting in a powered swing in a bedroom separate from where Koehn, Harris and their older chi... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump declares USA opioid crisis a nationwide emergency

Donald Trump declares USA opioid crisis a nationwide emergency But the president's declaration of a national public health crisis falls short of what he promised in August, which was to declare the crisis a national emergency. "After we review and evaluate the commission's findings, I will quickly move to implement an approximate and appropriate recommendation", Trump said. [Full Article...]

CUNY board approves tuition break for students from Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

CUNY board approves tuition break for students from Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands A home damaged without power or running water about two weeks after Hurricane Maria swept through the island. . Now Tesla says a solar project at a children's hospital in San Juan is live. Whitefish Energy - a firm with ties to the Trump administration - was awarded a $300 million contract to help fix the island's electrical grid, which is raising some eyebrows on Capitol Hill over its transpare... [Full Article...]

10-year-old detained by Border Patrol after surgery

Meanwhile, the US can rest easy, knowing that this 10-year-old cerebral palsy patient who just had emergency gallbladder surgery will no longer threaten our freedom, or something. De la Cruz confirmed to Breitbart Texas that her daughter was living illegally in Laredo for three years and she requires constant treatment and therapy. [Full Article...]

Hard Facts About Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC)

Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Based on an average daily volume of 9,297,967 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is now 1.0 days. A large surprise factor in either direction typically can lead to a significant swing in the stock price in the hours and days after the report. Active investors mi... [Full Article...]

Tampa police identify person of interest with new, incriminating surveillance video

Tampa police identify person of interest with new, incriminating surveillance video In one part of the video, the person appears to be flipping a phone. And then there are those who are using GIFs to capture the moment. Officials have previously released video of a person in a hooded sweatshirt walking near the scene of one of the murders. [Full Article...]

Fake stamp paper kingpin Abdul Karim Telgi passes away in Bengaluru

Fake stamp paper kingpin Abdul Karim Telgi passes away in Bengaluru He had been lodged in the Parapana Agrahara central jail here for the last 16 years. Besides, he was slapped with a whopping fine of Rs 202 crore. The scam had affected the country's financial and other markets. The SIT had submitted reports of the narco-analysis test and brain mapping conducted on Telgi to the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court overseeing the Telgi cases... [Full Article...]


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