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Three dead in Maryland workplace shooting, suspect on the loose

Three dead in Maryland workplace shooting, suspect on the loose The two surviving victims are in critical condition at Baltimore's Shock Trauma Center, the hospital tweeted at noon Wednesday. The suspect and the victims were all associated with Advanced Granite Solutions at the Emmorton Business Park in Edgewood. [Full Article...]

With drug deaths soaring, United States indicts Chinese fentanyl producers

With drug deaths soaring, United States indicts Chinese fentanyl producers He also operated websites selling acetyl fentanyl and other deadly fentanyl analogues directly to US customers in multiple cities across the country. Investigators identified more than 100 distributors in the alleged scheme. Drug Enforcement Administration. Of the estimated 64,000 drug overdose deaths in 2016, 20,000 are blamed on fentanyl, a synthetic opioid. "This case began when local polic... [Full Article...]

Islamic State jihadists forced out of Raqqa

Islamic State jihadists forced out of Raqqa By the time the battle was over, Raqqa had lost all strategic significance to the group that once had used the city to showcase its brutality and plot attacks against the West. "The military offensive in Raqqa may be coming to an end, but the humanitarian crisis is greater than ever", the aid group's Syria director Sonia Khush said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Who Chooses to Run a Twitter Poll About the Holocaust Death Toll?

Who Chooses to Run a Twitter Poll About the Holocaust Death Toll? Diggs is known among the Twitterati for the unusual habit of following 500,000 people on the platform - about as many as follow him. For the GQ interview, when asked what it is he does, Laifer said that he tries "to synthesize social media management with business plans". [Full Article...]

Pro-IS militants continue fierce fight in Philippines' Marawi

Pro-IS militants continue fierce fight in Philippines' Marawi Philippines security forces had laid siege to the city on 23 May after President Rodrigo Duterte imposed martial law in the region to conduct the anti-terror operation against Isis-linked Abu Sayyaf group and Maute group . "Needless to say, the remaining terrorists should as well free their hostages and if their dignity is intact by letting the noncombatants go", Año added. [Full Article...]

2nd Ayurveda Day: Modi wants an Ayurveda hospital in every district

2nd Ayurveda Day: Modi wants an Ayurveda hospital in every district The Centre wrote to all states on October 16 in this regard, advising Hindi-speaking states to call a toilet an "Izzat Ghar" while urging other states to come up with other terms in the regional languages with the same meaning. "The pride in our heritage is reflected in the way people gather for Ayurveda Day or Yoga Day". The newly inaugurated Institute is committed to offer un-parallel Ayurv... [Full Article...]

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion The decision to plead guilty put an end to more than two years of legal jousting over a case that inflamed United States political divisions over the Afghan war. In 2015, an Army Sanity Board evaluation said, Bergdahl had schizotypal personality disorder . The nature of Bergdahl's capture and release led to debate over whether the trade was worth it and about whether he was a hero or deserter. [Full Article...]

Wildfires kill 39 in Portugal and Spain

Wildfires kill 39 in Portugal and Spain Three people died in Spain's northwestern Galicia region - two of them women found inside a burnt-out auto, the third a man in his 70s killed as he tried to save his farm animals, according to local media. Most fires are set deliberately, officials say, and spread quickly due to poor forest management which leaves debris that fuels fires. The wave of blazes around nine different municipal area... [Full Article...]

Maltese journalist who exposed Panama Papers links killed by vehicle bomb

Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, who faced accusations of wrong-doing by Ms Galizia earlier this year, denounced her killing, calling it a "barbaric attack on press freedom". Ms Caruana Galizia filed a police report two weeks ago saying she was receiving threats, police told Maltese news outlets on Monday. Panama Papers: Have the media censored the story? The couple denied the allegatio... [Full Article...]

Kurds, Iraqi forces in stand-off in Kirkuk

Kurds, Iraqi forces in stand-off in Kirkuk The Kurdistan Region Security Council said early Monday that the peshmerga destroyed at least five US-supplied Humvees being used by Iraq's state-sanctioned militias following the "unprovoked attack" south of the city. Kirkuk, home to Iraq's oldest-producing oil fields, has emerged as a potential flashpoint of conflict between the country's federal government in Baghdad and the semi-autonomo... [Full Article...]

Vengara bypoll result: Muslim League retains the seat

Vengara bypoll result: Muslim League retains the seat Commenting on the election resu;t, leaders of the CPM, which has never tasted victory in Vengara since the constituency was formed post delimitation in 2008, privately confided that apart from improving their vote-share, they expected nothing more from the bye-election. [Full Article...]

North Korea lawmaker: Need nukes because of United States threat

North Korea lawmaker: Need nukes because of United States threat The number of North Koreans fleeing the isolated country to South Korea dropped nearly 15 per cent in the first nine months of 2017, according to figures released on Sunday. If North Korea does actually explode a nuclear warhead over the Pacific Ocean, some experts believe it would spur Trump into pushing for regime change in North Korea. [Full Article...]

John Kelly Castigates Media: "'Develop Better Sources"

John Kelly Castigates Media: And he denied that he'd been brought in as chief of staff to "control" the president. Kelly, a retired general whose service to the USA included more than four decades in the Marines and a stint as Trump's Homeland Security secretary before taking over as the president's top aide, called his latest position "the hardest job I've ever had" and "the most important job I've ever had" - though not... [Full Article...]

Taliban rejects freed Canadian captive's allegations of murder, rape

Taliban rejects freed Canadian captive's allegations of murder, rape The family returned to Boyle's parents" home in Smith Falls, Ontario, which he called "the first true "home' that the children have ever known - after they spent most of Friday asking if each subsequent airport was our new house hopefully". [Full Article...]

Young party leader declares victory in Austria

Young party leader declares victory in Austria The conservative People's Party is expected to win the most votes, making its leader, 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz, the country's next chancellor. Still to be counted are more than 800,000 absentee ballots and ones cast by voters outside of their home districts. [Full Article...]

Kolkata passengers fall ill on Tejas Express, rail food under scanner

Kolkata passengers fall ill on Tejas Express, rail food under scanner Tejas Express (22120) is the country's first semi-high speed fully AC train service between Karmali railway station in Goa and Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Terminal - it was launched in June this year. Equipped with CCTV cameras besides smoke and fire detection system, the 19-coach Tejas train has bio- vacuum toilets and GPS-based passenger information display system. [Full Article...]

United States diplomacy with North Korea to continue

United States diplomacy with North Korea to continue The US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley pushed the same argument during appearances on Sunday talk shows, telling ABC's This Week that reevaluating the Iran deal "sends the flawless message to North Korea , which is, we're not going to engage in a bad deal". [Full Article...]

Officer wins in face-off with 9-foot snake

Officer wins in face-off with 9-foot snake Officials say Shaw had experience handling exotic snakes, so she was the right person for the call. It shows the detective first prodding the snake gently with a thick branch. Instead, contact Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission", reads the post . People on Facebook have praised Detective Shaw for her incredible work. [Full Article...]

No surge pricing on new Delhi, Mumbai Rajdhani

No surge pricing on new Delhi, Mumbai Rajdhani The railway officials said to increase the maximum speed of the train to 130 kmph, it will be hauled by two WAP5 locomotives of 5,400 horsepower each. The new Rajdhani will run from Delhi on three days - Wednesday, Friday and Sunday - at 4.15pm and will reach Mumbai at 6.10am the next day. He said, the fares in the new service would be 20 per cent more than the base fares for existing Mumbai ... [Full Article...]

Deadly bomb blast strikes Somalia's Mogadishu

Deadly bomb blast strikes Somalia's Mogadishu There was no immediate claim of responsibility, although the Islamist al-Shabaab group has carried out regular attacks. "I saw several dead bodies strewn about but could not count them", said witness Ismail Yusuf. It is believed that the target was a hotel. In any case, the devastation caused was widespread. The sound of the blast could be heard throughout the city and a plume of thick black smo... [Full Article...]


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