Federal Bureau of Investigation says suspicious package sent to Cory Booker

28 Oct, 2018

Law enforcement officials said they had intercepted a dozen packages in states across the country. "Whoever is doing this is just trying to elicit a fear or disrupt something", said Ryan Morris, founder of Tripwire Operations Group, a company that provides explosives training to law enforcement and military officials.


What we know about the package bomb suspect now in custody

28 Oct, 2018

He even seemed to suggest this morning shortly before Sayoc was arrested (calling into question whether he knew this was about to happen before he sent the tweet ), that it was a false flag operation. According to CNN , Sayoc told investigators the bombs would have done no injury and that he would not have wanted anyone hurt. "Today's arrest does not mean we are all out of the woods", Wray said Friday at a news conference.


Abe's visit to Beijing highlights warming China-Japan ties

28 Oct, 2018

Despite a series of maritime disputes and China's grievances over Japan's actions during the second world war, Asia's two biggest economies appeared to set aside their differences as China's President Xi Jinping on Friday rolled out the red carpet for visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe .


Central Intelligence Agency director hears Khashoggi murder tape

28 Oct, 2018

Khashoggi entered the consulate on October 2 to file paperwork to marry his fiancé, who was waiting outside. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said at a news conference Tuesday the usa has identified people implicated in the killing - "including those in the intelligence services, the royal court, the foreign ministry and other Saudi ministries" - and is working to hold them accountable .


Chinese knife massacre in a kindergarten

28 Oct, 2018

Staff and the school's security guards struggled to restrain the woman, they added. What prompted the woman to attack children, the police have not yet been reported, an investigation of the incident. However, China knife attack is not new as in last few years a series of knife and axe attacks are observed. One of the worst attacks triggered by personal problems took place in northwest China in 2016, when a debt-ridden migrant labourer set a packed bus on fire, killing at least 17 people ...


Strong natural disaster hits off Greek tourist island

28 Oct, 2018

The natural disaster happened in the Ionian Sea just off the coast of the island of Zakynthos. The tremor was felt in Greece's capital, Athens , and as far away as Italy, Malta, Albania and Libya. "We advise people to remain calm", Zante mayor Pavlos Kolokotsas told Real FM radio. The quake hit the western Greek tourist islands late Thursday evening.


Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee: Why I declined Trump's invitation

28 Oct, 2018

On October 25, Prince Mohammed attended the first meeting of a committee aiming to restructure the kingdom's intelligence services after the killing of Khashoggi, the state-run Saudi Press Agency said. "We know that people exceeded their authority and we know that we're investigating them". After Cengiz wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post , pleading with President Trump and his wife Melania for help, Trump told reporters on October 10 that Cengiz would "be most likely coming to the ...


President of CNN blasts White House over media attacks

28 Oct, 2018

Zucker said in a note to employees that CNN was checking its bureaus worldwide, after its NY bureau in the Time Warner Center was evacuated "out of an abundance of caution". "Mainstream Media must clean up its act, FAST!" Trump condemned the mailing of the packages on Wednesday, saying at the White House that any threats of political violence were unacceptable.


Rahul leads opposition protest outside CBI headquarters

28 Oct, 2018

Verma would now move the Supreme Court against this order of the government. The ruling BJP and the Opposition would wait for the Supreme Court's order in the removal of CBI director with bated breath today. On Tuesday, the CBI suspended its DSP and an aide of Asthana, Devender Kumar, who was arrested on Monday on the charge of falsification of records while probing allegations against meat exporter Moin Qureshi .


Erdogan demands punishment for all behind 'planned Khashoggi murder'

28 Oct, 2018

His message struck a nuanced tone in the USA, where he tried to acknowledge the reforms undertaken by Bin Salman while also highlighting the flaws. Attiah added that Khashoggi had told her that what "saddened him the most was the fact Saudi Arabia imposed travel bans on his kids after he started writing for" The Post.


Trump says Pittsburgh attack lays bare 'hate' in US

28 Oct, 2018

Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Wendell Hissrich, flanked by Governor Tom Wolf and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, describes the gravity of a mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue, Oct. A GoFundMe page for the victims of the shooting had already raised over $US44,000 of its $US50,000 goal by Saturday evening. Local media and NBC News reported that the attack left 1o dead and 6 injured, including three police officers.


Four dead in Gaza protests with Israeli military

28 Oct, 2018

The Israeli military has accused Syria and Iran of responsibility for the attacks out of the Gaza Strip and has threatened to strike Iranian targets in Syria in response. Israel has fought three wars since 2008 with Hamas and its allies, including Islamic Jihad, and Egypt and the United Nations have been leading diplomatic efforts to avert a fourth.


IDF Sends Troops to Help Jordan with Rescue Efforts after Deadly Flood

28 Oct, 2018

They said three of those killed, including two students, were Iraqis living in Amman. He also expressed anger toward those who he said "failed to take measures that could have prevented this painful incident". In April, 10 Israeli students were killed in a flash flood while on a hiking trip near the Dead Sea. Would you like to get published on Standard Media websites? Several families pulled their children out of the trip because of the bad weather forecast.


Pentagon to send about 800 troops to US-Mexico border

27 Oct, 2018

Candy Guillermo, 37, said she had heard from others in the caravan that Trump meant to send more US troops to the border. "We will now begin cutting off, or substantially reducing, the massive foreign aid routinely given to them", he wrote.


Girls planned stabbing at school

27 Oct, 2018

Their alleged plan was foiled when an automatic call from the school alerted one of the mothers to her daughter's absence from class. When the police got the call from the mother, the principal organized staff and police conducted a search of the school.


Netanyahu visits Oman, which has no diplomatic ties with Israel

27 Oct, 2018

Mr. Netanyahu returned from Oman on Friday afternoon after meeting Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said, the Israeli leader's office said in a statement. Netanyahu was accompanied by his wife Sara and his delegation included Mossad intelligence chief Yossi Cohen and National Security Advisor Meir Ben-Shabbat.


Wickremesinghe says he will remain PM, despite Rajapaksa being sworn

27 Oct, 2018

However, Sirisena's collation partner and UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe told News First that despite the swearing in " I am still the Prime Minister of this country ". The alleged plot created a huge uproar and threatened to damage relations between Sri Lanka and neighbouring India, after an Indian newspaper reported that Sirisena had accused India's intelligence services of involvement.


Facebook makes it easier to see political spending activity

27 Oct, 2018

Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke, who is challenging Republican Ted Cruz in Texas. As an update to the feature, Facebook has made the information about political spenders more comprehensible and useful even for non-Facebook members. Still, Inside Elections with Nathan L. Gonzales rates the race Likely Republican . Donald J. Trump, who repeatedly has accused the social media giant of liberal bias, spent almost $5 million on more than 100,000 ads purchased through his Make America Great Again ...


Florida Man Charged in Bombs Mailed to Trump Critics

27 Oct, 2018

According to state corporate filings, Sayoc has two registered businesses that are active with the state, including Native American Catering and Vending and Ver Tech AG. Investigators believe the mailings were staggered. "If you look at what happened on - numerous of these incidents, they were supporters of others".


Syrian militants free Japanese journalist Junpei Yasuda 'for $3m ransom'

26 Oct, 2018

Foreign Minister Taro Kono says Japanese diplomats met with 44-year-old Jumpei Yasuda at an immigration center in Antakya, in southern Turkey . "His health condition initially seems OK". Japan's government reportedly refused to pay for Yasuda's trip home after his release in Iraq in 2014. His release Tuesday came suddenly when his captors drove him to the border with Turkey and dropped him off and handed him over to Turkish authorities, he said.


Trump administration will reportedly send troops to the US-Mexico border

26 Oct, 2018

According to reports , however, Defense Secretary James Mattis is preparing to send 800 troops to the Southern border to prevent them from crossing into the United States. -Mexico border to respond to a spike in illegal border crossings. The troops are part of a security operation that is expected to be up and running by October 30.


Trump reacts to reports that Chinese & Russian spies hacked his iPhone

26 Oct, 2018

Trump tweeted Thursday that the report was "incorrect" and said he used only government phones. Story is soooo wrong!' Her Chinese counterpart Hua Chunying too dismissed the United States report and used the opportunity to promote a Chinese electronic manufacturer, while apparently mocking Trump's "America first" policy.


Florida gov hopeful reportedly got Hamilton tickets from undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation agent

26 Oct, 2018

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis has a history of spreading racist and Islamophobic conspiracy theories , using hate crime-adjacent language to describe Gillum, and speaking at white supremacist conferences . "Tallahassee got something. That's the definition of bribery". At issue is a text message from a man identified as former lobbyist Adam Corey. Tallahassee's Mayor is elected by the city commissioners and has very limited powers.


Khashoggi’s killing: Here’s what Saudi Foreign Minister says

26 Oct, 2018

Khashoggi, a prominent journalist and royal court insider for decades in Saudi Arabia , had written columns critical of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the kingdom's direction while living in self-imposed exile in the U.S. It appears to show the man leaving the consulate by the back door, wearing Khashoggi's clothes, a fake beard, and glasses. Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Sunday that the Saudi government did not know how journalist Jamal Khashoggi had died, or where ...


Putin: Russia will attack any country that launches USA missiles

26 Oct, 2018

He voiced skepticism that the treaty could be salvaged by forcing Russian Federation to comply, pointing at Moscow's denials. On Oct. 23, she accused the United States of "unreasonably" and "unacceptably" using China as an excuse to end the treaty, and of putting the onus on Beijing.



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