• U.S. police probe deaths of Saudi sisters found duct-taped together
U.S. police probe deaths of Saudi sisters found duct-taped together

Tala and Rotana moved to the USA from Saudi Arabia with their mother in 2015, settling in Fairfax, a suburb of Washington D.C., police said. Their mother says that she received a threatening phone call from the Saudi embassy before the bodies were found.

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  • Denmark recalls ambassador to Iran over alleged foiled 'attack'
Denmark recalls ambassador to Iran over alleged foiled 'attack'

Norway's Police Security Service said it was cooperating with Danish police on the case, which it also described as a planned attack in Denmark . Denmark has recalled its ambassador from Tehran and is consulting other European Union countries about imposing new sanctions against Iran .

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  • Turkey: Saudi journalist's murder 'pre-planned'
Turkey: Saudi journalist's murder 'pre-planned'

Abdulhamit Gul said that Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor - who spent three days in Istanbul as part of joint Turkish-Saudi efforts to investigate the killing - had failed to answer Turkish investigators' questions about the location of the writer's remains as well as who ordered the killing.

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  • Pakistan’s Islamist party says judges who acquitted Christian woman ‘deserve death’
Pakistan’s Islamist party says judges who acquitted Christian woman ‘deserve death’

We are grateful to the judges for giving us justice. In Lahore, Khadim Rizvi, the firebrand leader of Islamist group Tehreek-e-Labbaik Ya Rasoolullah (TLY), led a large group of protesters outside the provincial assembly building to protest the ruling.

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  • Trump political ad assailed as 'sickening,' racially divisive
Trump political ad assailed as 'sickening,' racially divisive

Many are comparing the ad to the infamous 1988 "Willie Horton" ad used against Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis, which many perceived as racist . The ad Trump is now promoting, though, goes even further in its racial and anti-immigrant fear-mongering, critics say. "This ad, and your full approval of it, will condemn you and yo...

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  • Human Rights Watch Finds ‘Endemic’ Sexual Abuse by North Korean Officials
Human Rights Watch Finds ‘Endemic’ Sexual Abuse by North Korean Officials

But the flourishing markets have a dark side: a prey-and-predator relationship between the mostly female traders and male officials who extort bribes and demand sexual favours from them, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Thursday.

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  • Chinese intelligence officers charged in US with jet engine hacking conspiracy
Chinese intelligence officers charged in US with jet engine hacking conspiracy

The US Justice Department has charged a group of Chinese agents with trying to steal aviation technology from US companies, the third such indictment in less than two months in an escalating effort to halt cyber-espionage allegedly orchestrated from China.

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  • TBI map allows you to track sex offenders on Halloween
TBI map allows you to track sex offenders on Halloween

Last week Gary Jones, mayor of Grovetown, Georgia, hit the headlines after announcing plans to lock up all sex offenders for three hours on Halloween night so local children could trick or treat safely. "Sex offender registration information shall not be used to commit a crime against an offender or engage in illegal discrimination or harassm...

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  • Daim says Jho Low has not given up trying to obtain immunity
Daim says Jho Low has not given up trying to obtain immunity

It is a stark charge against the former Goldman employees, who until now have faced no charges of wrongdoing in the years-long money laundering and embezzlement saga involving the 1Malaysia Development Berhad fund, or 1MDB. About $4bn disappeared from the fund and the claims of corruption led to Malaysia's former prime minister, Najib Razak , bein...

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  • Oprah Rocks The House For Stacey Abrams
Oprah Rocks The House For Stacey Abrams

Rather it lives and thrives in making sure that everybody is lifted by the community", Winfrey said. 'I'm not here to test any waters. She's so passionate about her candidacy that she's chose to go door to door to canvassing for Abrams . "I've got a message for all of Stacey Abrams' liberal Hollywood friends: This ain't Hollywood", Pence said. ...

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  • Indonesian Rescuers Detect 'Ping,' Believe They've Located Crashed Plane
Indonesian Rescuers Detect 'Ping,' Believe They've Located Crashed Plane

It was found about 500 meters (yards) northwest of the coordinates where the plane lost contact and at a depth of 30 meters, said search and rescue agency head Muhammad Syaugi. "There are some small objects that we found, but last night, thank God, we found a large enough object", he said. "This is most likely the flight data recorder", said Bamb...

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  • Trump Sends 5,200 Troops To Mexico Border As Caravan Advances
Trump Sends 5,200 Troops To Mexico Border As Caravan Advances

General Terrence O'Shaughnessy, the head of United States northern command, said 800 USA troops were already en route to the Texas border and 5,200 would be headed to the south-west region by the end of the week, far higher than the 800 to 1,000 initially forecast.

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  • Twitter looking at removing 'like' button
Twitter looking at removing 'like' button

According to Mashable , Dorsey criticized his platform's "like" button earlier this month at the WIRED25 summit , hinting that its removal might be an attempt to promote "healthy conversation". Per the Telegraph , Dorsey said he " was not a fan of the heart-shaped button ". How much tentative chirpsing or friendly support will Twitter neg...

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  • Migrant caravan: More people enter Mexico to join march to US
Migrant caravan: More people enter Mexico to join march to US

Trump's political supporters ahead of the midterm vote. "We don't do stunts", Mattis said Wednesday. Similar caravans have occurred regularly over the years, passing largely unnoticed, but the new ones have become a hot-button electoral issue for U.S.

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  • Turkey urges Saudi co-operation in Khashoggi probe
Turkey urges Saudi co-operation in Khashoggi probe

Erdogan said the prosecutor repeated to his Saudi counterpart Turkey's extradition request for 18 suspects detained in Saudi Arabia for the killing to be put on trial in Istanbul . Turkey says. the Saudi journalist who was murdered in Istanbul was immediately strangled as he entered the Saudi consulate. USA officials, including Preside...

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  • Georgia's Democratic Candidate For Governor Calls For Banning AR-15's
Georgia's Democratic Candidate For Governor Calls For Banning AR-15's

This is also one of the best governorship pickup opportunities for Democrats. Durning her interview, host Meghan McCain asked the candidate about her views on gun ownership and the Second Amendment, where she revealed she wants to take away AR-15s but wasn't sure how she would do it.

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  • Trump pays tribute at Pittsburgh synagogue
Trump pays tribute at Pittsburgh synagogue

A USA federal jury has charged a Pennsylvania man with 44 counts, including hate crimes, for killing 11 and injuring six people during shootings at a synagogue in Pittsburgh last weekend, authorities announced Wednesday . Screw your optics, I'm going in", that was uploaded just before the shooting. President Trump, meanwhile, arrived in Pitts...

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  • Kurds in Syria: We Have Right to Respond to Turkish Attacks
Kurds in Syria: We Have Right to Respond to Turkish Attacks

Most of the Kurdish-controlled territory lies east of the Euphrates. He suggested that the State Department's unwillingness to criticize Erdogan directly was "very hard to understand, makes no sense", and "doesn't fit the facts", as, in many respects, under Erdogan's leadership, Turkey no longer acts as a USA ally.

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  • Israeli warplane strikes position in central Gaza Strip
Israeli warplane strikes position in central Gaza Strip

Israel alleged they were attempting to damage the fence and "were apparently involved in placing an improvised explosive device adjacent to it". A preliminary probe by the Israeli army concluded that Israeli soldiers did not fire directly at the Palestinian medic.

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  • NZ parliament suspended as quake rocks North Island
NZ parliament suspended as quake rocks North Island

Geological Survey. There were no initial reports of major damage and the quake does not appear to have been strongly felt in Auckland , where the royals had been taking part in a "welly wanging" contest with schoolchildren. "I think if there was anything major we'd know by now". "We all felt it in the house, I was in there at the time... and j...

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