• Curfew imposed in NW Nigeria state following violence
Curfew imposed in NW Nigeria state following violence

The clashes followed violence that broke out on Thursday between Muslim and Christian communities in the Kasuwan Magani area of southern Kaduna which left at least 55 people dead. Police have not commented on the development in Kasuwan Magani. The special team comprises four units of Police Mobile Force (PMF), specially trained riot policemen, th...

Read more

  • Line forms early for Trump Texas rally
Line forms early for Trump Texas rally

The long, twisted relationship between President Donald Trump and U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) continues as Trump coins a new nickname for one of his most heated 2016 GOP rivals: "Beautiful Ted". Cruz, for his part, has called Trump a "sniveling coward" and a "pathological liar". Cruz is facing a spirited challenge from Democrat Beto O'Ro...

Read more

  • LGBTQ Rights Activist Jazz Jennings Hits Back At Trump Anti-Transgender Memo
LGBTQ Rights Activist Jazz Jennings Hits Back At Trump Anti-Transgender Memo

If the Trump administration moves forward with these hateful and hurtful policies, they will once again be met with opposition in courts and in communities. The provision prohibits discrimination based on race, colour, national origin, sex, age or disability in "any health program or activity" that receives federal financial assistance.

Read more

  • Investigators looking for two vehicles of interest in Jayme Closs case
Investigators looking for two vehicles of interest in Jayme Closs case

The sheriff says it is believed to be either a 2006-2010 Ford Edge or a 2004-2010 Acura MDX. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said Sunday that his office has investigated more than 1,000 tips but that "Jayme remains missing and endangered and has been added to the top of the FBI's missing persons list ".

Read more

  • Sheriff's Office: Authorities respond to
Sheriff's Office: Authorities respond to "multiple people shot" in Jacksonville

Just before 1:30 p.m., the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office confirmed via Twitter that multiple people were at A. Philip Randolph Boulevard and Pippin Street. Florida Gov. Rick Scott also said in a statement that he had reached out to Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams, offering any state resources Jacksonville may need.

Read more

  • 6 magnitude natural disaster jolts Canada
6 magnitude natural disaster jolts Canada

The third quake was measured at 6.5 magnitudes at 10 kilometres by the USGS at 11:22 p.m., while the latest was a 4.8 at 17.8 kilometres deep, around 11:36 p.m. The earthquakes were in a close cluster about between 197 and 223 kilometres west of Port Hardy, all happening within 45 minutes of each other. That shaking would have been caused by a t...

Read more

  • Trump Claims, Baselessly, That 'Criminals,' 'Unknown Middle Easterners' Part of Caravan
Trump Claims, Baselessly, That 'Criminals,' 'Unknown Middle Easterners' Part of Caravan

He asserted without evidence in his flurry of tweets that " unknown Middle Easterners " were among those in the caravan . At least 1,000 more remain at the border, waiting to enter the country, reported the EFE Agency. An earlier caravan in the spring led to the US government amassing about 2,400 National Guard troops from four states near the s...

Read more

  • Civil servants 'war-gaming a second Brexit referendum'
Civil servants 'war-gaming a second Brexit referendum'

Dugdale said people "from all across Scotland " marched in London to show their support for a People's Vote. Regardless of your stance on brexit I think we can all agree that no one voted for this absolute clusterfuck of political point scoring, lies disguised as sound bites and global humiliation brought on by cowards and power hungry bananas...

Read more

  • Hurricane Willa On Verge Of Becoming Category 5 Storm Off Mexico’s Coast
Hurricane Willa On Verge Of Becoming Category 5 Storm Off Mexico’s Coast

The major resort areas of Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan are under tropical storm warnings - as they are expected to face gusty winds, heavy rain and some flooding - but they are not under hurricane warnings, because the worst part of the storm is forecast to miss those popular vacation spots.

Read more

  • Human Rights Campaign Urges Trump Administration Not to Rescind Transgender Protections
Human Rights Campaign Urges Trump Administration Not to Rescind Transgender Protections

Changing definitions under which government agencies operate does not summarily "render 1.4 million transgendered people legally nonexistent", particularly given that, until a few months ago, gender and sex was, in fact, determined by biological traits identifiable by or before birth.

Read more

  • Saudi Prince Likely to Survive Worst Crisis Yet — AP Analysis
Saudi Prince Likely to Survive Worst Crisis Yet — AP Analysis

Germany last month approved 416 million euros ($480 million) worth of arms exports to Saudi Arabia for 2018. The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has sent a chill through exiled dissidents, with many revealing discreet government attempts to lure them to their embassies as an apparent "trap" to return them to the kingdom.

Read more

  • Georgia Police Officer Shot, Killed, as Many as Four Suspects at Large
Georgia Police Officer Shot, Killed, as Many as Four Suspects at Large

The suspect's name is Tafahree Maynard, and authorities warn that he should be considered armed and risky. A manhunt was still underway for another suspect, identified as Tafahree Maynard. A second suspect, 18-year-old Tafahree Maynard, has been charged with aggravated assault and felony murder but remains on the loose. This undated photo provide...

Read more

  • Australia stares at hung parliament as by-election count goes to the wire
Australia stares at hung parliament as by-election count goes to the wire

Here is a quick rundown of how Kerryn Phelps will change parliament. Australian Broadcasting Corp. projections hailed Ms. Phelps as the victor after just 9 % of votes had been counted, forecasting she would gain a 57 percent share of votes on a two-party preferred basis.

Read more

  • Video captures moment floor collapsed at party in South Carolina
Video captures moment floor collapsed at party in South Carolina

Police say the building's first floor collapsed into the basement when the party goers were dancing. The building where the party took place at the Woodlands of Clemson apartment complex was reportedly built in 2004. "I can tell you there was a party". According to Chief Dixon, none of the injuries appear life-threatening. An email sent fro...

Read more

  • Nikki Haley Roasts Elizabeth Warren For Failing DNA Test
Nikki Haley Roasts Elizabeth Warren For Failing DNA Test

Setting up her speech, she said many people called to advise her on what she should say. I saw him on LinkedIn looking for a job. "Actually, we both were". Despite the speculation, Haley said during an October 9 meeting with Trump, "No, I'm not running in 2020". "In America, our political opponents are not evil", she pointed out, noting that crim...

Read more

  • Prince Harry hopes he and Meghan Markle will have baby girl
Prince Harry hopes he and Meghan Markle will have baby girl

The Duke and Duchess Sussex are now on a 16-day royal tour of Australia, New Zealand, Tonga and Fiji . According to ABC News reporter Jade Macmillan, Harry told Invictus competitors Meghan is " resting back at home , being pregnant takes its toll".

Read more

  • Saudi Arabia calls Khashoggi killing ‘grave mistake’, but maintains prince not aware
Saudi Arabia calls Khashoggi killing ‘grave mistake’, but maintains prince not aware

American intelligence officials have said they intercepted communications showing that Saudi officials were plotting to lure Khashoggi back to the kingdom - an operation that was ordered by the crown prince, the officials said. "Nothing can justify this killing and we condemn it in the strongest possible terms", Germany, Britain and France said i...

Read more

  • Jordan seeks to end Israel land lease
Jordan seeks to end Israel land lease

Earlier King Abdullah of Jordan issued a statement saying it wanted to end the lease, which has seen the two areas, covering a total of about 405 hectares (1,000 acres), cultivated by Israeli farmers. The case of Baqoura could provide a predicament for Israel and Jordan given a possible dispute over land rights. But the peace treaty with Israel i...

Read more

  • Protest near Amritsar accident site for tracing missing persons, compensation for victims
Protest near Amritsar accident site for tracing missing persons, compensation for victims

Women mourn the death of a relative after a commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks, outside a hospital in Amritsar , India, on October 20, 2018. Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have expressed grief over the tragedy . Even after 37 hours of the accident, mov...

Read more

  • Taiwan train derailment kills 17, injures 132
Taiwan train derailment kills 17, injures 132

The National Fire Agency cited the Cabinet spokesman's office as saying 22 people were killed and 171 injured in the disaster. "The exact cause of the accident is pending investigation", he added. Some 120 soldiers joined firefighters in their rescue work. President Tsai Ing-wen has described the incident as a "major tragedy" in a post on Twi...

Read more