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Maldives police raid opposition on eve of election

Maldives police raid opposition on eve of election

Yameen's government jailed many of its rivals, including the president's half brother Maumoon Abdul Gayoom , who had ruled the country for 30 years. In his first news conference since declaring vic...

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Texas Prison Finds $8 Million of Cocaine in

Texas Prison Finds $8 Million of Cocaine in "Donated" Bananas

In a similar case in January 2014, Berlin supermarket workers discovered 140 kilos (310 pounds) of the drug worth around €6m (£4.4m) also hidden in crates of bananas. "And sometimes, it gives you some...

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Second Woman Makes Kavanaugh Sex Misconduct Claim: New Yorker

Second Woman Makes Kavanaugh Sex Misconduct Claim: New Yorker

Kavanaugh appeared on a likely path to confirmation in a Senate controlled by the GOP 51-49 until Ford's allegation came to light on September 13, when Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein of Califo...

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Indian sailor rescued after yacht damaged in round-the-world race

Indian sailor rescued after yacht damaged in round-the-world race

A multinational search operation is now under way to rescue injured Indian solo sailor Abhilash Tomy from his dismasted yacht in the Southern Ocean some 1,900 miles SW of Perth at the extreme li...

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Iran warns US, Israel to expect a ‘devastating’ revenge

Iran warns US, Israel to expect a ‘devastating’ revenge

The Arab Struggle Movement for the Liberation of Ahvaz also claimed on September 22 that any ISIS claims were not true. While no group has taken responsibility for the attack, local officials have...

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Emu killer witch-hunt warning over name and shame

Emu killer witch-hunt warning over name and shame

The man, identified as a 20-year-old local from the tiny Victorian town of Cowangie near the South Australia border, was arrested by Victoria Police this afternoon. An animal welfare group had issue...

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Alyssa Milano Takes on Ivanka Trump Over Kavanaugh Hearings

Alyssa Milano Takes on Ivanka Trump Over Kavanaugh Hearings

Notes from the therapy session shown to the lawmaker and the media appear to verify this. On Friday (local time), Mr Trump also abandoned any restraint over Dr Ford as he demanded that the Republica...

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Britain tells EU to engage seriously on Brexit

Britain tells EU to engage seriously on Brexit

The newspaper said that two senior members of May's Downing Street political team began "wargaming" an autumn vote to win public backing for a new plan, after her Brexit proposals were criticize...

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Mueller Probe Gets Information From Former Trump Lawyer Cohen

Mueller Probe Gets Information From Former Trump Lawyer Cohen

According to Thursday's ABC News report, federal prosecutors from Manhattan have sat in some of the interview sessions, and Cohen is also cooperating with NY state authorities investigating the Trump ...

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Dozens Dead After Gunmen Open Fire on Military Parade in Iran

Dozens Dead After Gunmen Open Fire on Military Parade in Iran

Footage on social media showed soldiers and bystanders scattering as shooting broke out at the parade in Ahvaz marking the 38th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran . The Islamic State group a...

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Storm Bronagh brings high winds, heavy rain and flooding

Storm Bronagh brings high winds, heavy rain and flooding

Now, the Coastguard is reminding people to be cautious, and to move their cars away from the seafront if possible. Having a look at the weekend's forecast from Met Éireann, we're looking at "widespr...

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Man survives for over two days in capsized ferry

Man survives for over two days in capsized ferry

The government's Chief Secretary John Kijazi spoke to reporters after the country's president ordered the arrests of those allegedly responsible for the disaster. Davita Ngenda, an elderly woman in ...

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Iran says military parade attackers trained by two Gulf states

The statement also criticized Britain over a Saudi-linked, Farsi-language satellite channel immediately airing an interview with an Ahvazi separatist claiming the attack. Two of the militants were k...

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Israel hits out at Iran after Syria friendly fire incident

Israel hits out at Iran after Syria friendly fire incident

Former Israeli general and National Security Council Chief Yaakov Amidror said he does not expect Iran to leave the 2015 nuclear deal, despite political pressures that followed the United States' ...

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Syria's government and opposition welcome Idlib deal

Syria's government and opposition welcome Idlib deal

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu claimed Israel was responsible, which Israel has denied. In a letter to his Russian counterpart on Wednesday, Assad offered his condolences for the deaths af...

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Grandma kills 12-foot gator after it ate her miniature horse

Grandma kills 12-foot gator after it ate her miniature horse

Judy Cochran is the mayor of Livingston, Texas . According to The Houston Chronicle , it took only one shot by Mayor Judy B. Cochran to take down the 12-foot, 580-pound gator at her ranch in Good...

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Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar Responds to His Siblings

Then comes the big, brutal reveal: all six of the people who appear in the ad are actually Gosar's siblings. David said he doesn't talk to his brother much anymore. The Congressman also believ...

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No choice given, India suggested Reliance for Rafale deal: Hollande

No choice given, India suggested Reliance for Rafale deal: Hollande

Former French President claims the Indian government suggested the private firm for the Rafale offset contract. He was addressing a press conference on former French President François Hollande's...

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Tightening Texas race boosts Democrats’ hopes of taking U.S. Senate

Tightening Texas race boosts Democrats’ hopes of taking U.S. Senate

Cruz has consistently attempted to paint O'Rourke as too liberal for Texas' more conservative electorate that hasn't elected a Democrat statewide since 1994. O'Rourke on Tuesday launched his campaign'...

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Ousted Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Pleads Not Guilty to 25 More Charges

Ousted Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Pleads Not Guilty to 25 More Charges

The former prime minister was taken into custody in Putrajaya, while he will appear before Kuala Lumpur Sessions court on Thursday. "They include nine counts for receiving illlegal monies, five ...

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Casualties reported following shooting at military parade in southwest Iran

Casualties reported following shooting at military parade in southwest Iran

Khuzestan Gov. Gholamreza Shariati told IRNA that two gunmen were killed and other two were arrested. The semi-official Tasnim news agency says at least 11 members of Iran's elite Revolutionary...

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3D-printed gun designer Cody Wilson reportedly arrested in Taiwan

3D-printed gun designer Cody Wilson reportedly arrested in Taiwan

A lawyer for Wilson, as well as representatives of the Austin police department and the US Marshals Service, were not immediately available for comment on Friday. In a statement supplied to BuzzFeed ...

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Deadline Passes, Senate Awaits Word On Christine Blasey Ford Testimony

Deadline Passes, Senate Awaits Word On Christine Blasey Ford Testimony

The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh has been held up while the allegations of Christine Blasey Ford are assessed. Now the party holds a slim 51 vote majority, raising the stakes for confirming Kavan...

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Brexit was sold by 'liars': European Union leaders reject May's plan

Brexit was sold by 'liars': European Union leaders reject May's plan

Mrs May said her "Chequers" proposals for trade with the European Union , intended also to resolve arguments on the border of Northern Ireland , were the only way forward. Tusk also issued an ultima...

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Researchers may have found Captain Cook's ship Endeavour

Researchers may have found Captain Cook's ship Endeavour

The site is located just off Goat Island, a small island in the Narragansett Bay. The team has found what appear to be 10 of the 13 transport ships, Abbass said earlier this year at the organization's...

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Ted Cruz meets with voters in Webster

Ted Cruz meets with voters in Webster

Cruz ended his remarks declaring Mr. O'Rourke is about "writing the Second Amendment out of the Bill of Rights". "People who became convicts exclusively by dint of the color of their skin in a syst...

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Catholic bishop in India arrested after being accused of raping nun

Catholic bishop in India arrested after being accused of raping nun

The sister is seen said, "Why did she [victim] meet the Bishop alone?" The case comes at a time when the Christian community, which accounts for 19 percent of the state's population, is reeling unde...

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1 year after Hurricane Maria: Vigil held to honor lives lost

1 year after Hurricane Maria: Vigil held to honor lives lost

NY is dispatching more college students to help rebuild homes in Puerto Rico. Rosello complained that bureaucratic dealings with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) "have been excessive...

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How it looks: Optics key in fight over Kavanaugh hearing

How it looks: Optics key in fight over Kavanaugh hearing

Ford being treated". Kavanuagh has repeatedly denied the allegations. The president has indicated he wants Ford to testify, saying, "I really want to see her, to see what she has to say". Trump ha...

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Cops killing aftermath: India cancels MEA level meeting with Pakistan

Cops killing aftermath: India cancels MEA level meeting with Pakistan

Pakistan is slated to to host the SAARC Summit, but since Uri terror strike that killed 17 Indian army personnel in September 2016, New Delhi is leading the boycott of such a regional meet in Isl...

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