• New development in Mandera Police Stations attack
New development in Mandera Police Stations attack

The attackers first trained their guns on a Safaricom mast in Lafey town to disable communication, before storming the camps. The area has been facing a series of attacks in the past two months that saw many communication masts destroyed.

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  • Boston streets flooding as second nor'easter in two months pounds city
Boston streets flooding as second nor'easter in two months pounds city

Nor'easter brings dramatic flooding to East Coast, with record flooding expected in Boston Harbor as the storm coincides with high tide at midnight. Sussex County, New Jersey, has already seen 10 inches of snow. The powerful coastal storm moving along the East Coast is set to bring high winds to New Jersey, where some rain is already switching ...

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  • Eight Turkish Soldiers Killed, 13 Injured In Clashes In Afrin, Syria
Eight Turkish Soldiers Killed, 13 Injured In Clashes In Afrin, Syria

The presidents agreed to work together "to allow the cessation of hostilities, the delivery of humanitarian aid and the evacuation of the wounded and sick", the statement said. But analysts and monitors say Turkey so far has taken control of limited clumps of territory around the border without yet approaching near Afrin town.

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  • President Tran Dai Quang arrives in New Delhi for India visit
President Tran Dai Quang arrives in New Delhi for India visit

He said that both countries respect the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (Unclos), adding that the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership will continue to be deepened. India is among the top 10 trading partners of Vietnam. He will also have an interaction with prominent Indian businessmen. Vietnam is the country coordinator for India with the Ase...

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  • College 'dropout' buried in $100000 debt refuses to vacate dorm, school claims
College 'dropout' buried in $100000 debt refuses to vacate dorm, school claims

The school argues she's been illegally squatting in their building since 2016 - the year she reportedly dropped out. The 32-year-old, who is originally from DE and works at an architecture firm, has received several evictions notice, but tells The New York Post , "I plan on fighting the lawsuit and while I fight it, I'm going to stay".

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  • Florida House votes to outlaw texting while driving
Florida House votes to outlaw texting while driving

The plans would require people to be 21 years old to purchase firearms, create a three-day waiting period when buying long guns, and increase funding for mental health. The action in Tallahassee came at the same time a Quinnipiac University Poll was released showing Florida voters oppose 56-to-40 percent allowing teachers and school officials to ca...

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  • Gardai attacked as gang with digger loot supermarket
Gardai attacked as gang with digger loot supermarket

Meanwhile a Centra store was also ransacked in the West of the city after a group of looters managed to cut their way through the doors shutters, although it is not known what was taken from the store it is believed a large quantity of food and alcohol items were taken from the store.

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  • Burkina Faso's capital hit by coordinated attack
Burkina Faso's capital hit by coordinated attack

Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said damage to the embassy was minor, and the mission would be able to resume normal operations "in two or three days". Burkina Faso also saw a failed coup in 2015. The French embassy confirmed that French interests were under attack. The city's military headquarters and the embassy - which is also near the ...

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  • Noor Salman's trial begins Thursday
Noor Salman's trial begins Thursday

Mateen was killed hours after the June 2016 attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando . Records also show that Salman's own story to Fort Pierce, Fla., police after they showed up at her home changed multiple times. "It was Mateen, not Noor, who made a decision to attack the Pulse Night Club, Mateen who chose to drive to the club, Mateen who ...

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  • Avalanche Reported at Squaw Valley, One Person Injured
Avalanche Reported at Squaw Valley, One Person Injured

He helped dig out a snowboarder buried in the avalanche . "We had assessed the area to be safe to open to the public and unfortunately an avalanche did occur after that assessment was made", she said. More than 100 people and avalanche dogs from Placer County Sherriff's Office, North Tahoe Fire, Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue, and Homewood Ski ...

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  • As Meghalaya Heads Towards Hung Assembly, Congress Scrambles Top Leaders
As Meghalaya Heads Towards Hung Assembly, Congress Scrambles Top Leaders

Shillong: The Congress was leading in three seats while the United Democratic Party was leading in two seats as per early trends available for the Meghlaya Assembly elections. The BJP rushed its top leaders then to strike a deal with regional parties and Independents and made Manohar Parrikar the chief minister of the state.

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  • Toomey responds after Trump says he's 'afraid' of NRA
Toomey responds after Trump says he's 'afraid' of NRA

Kroger is the latest retailer to say it is raising the minimum age to 21 to purchase firearms and ammunition from its Fred Meyer locations. " President Trump should go with his instincts, not the clarion and destructive call of the NRA ", he said in a statement .

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  • Trump's remarks muddle gun policy debate; Don Bacon backs school security legislation
Trump's remarks muddle gun policy debate; Don Bacon backs school security legislation

He stressed the importance of stronger gun background checks. "I think everybody is trying to absorb what we just heard", Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn told NPR Wednesday. Gun legislation has lost momentum in Congress as Republican leaders showed little interest in pursuing stricter gun-control laws. He's calling for substantial change...

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  • Met Éireann issue fresh Status Red level weather warning for 5 counties
Met Éireann issue fresh Status Red level weather warning for 5 counties

Meanwhile the top level red alert for snow-ice has been updated and extended until tomorrow morning - with more snow forecast tonight in Dublin, Kildare, Wexford, Wicklow and Meath. Meanwhile, the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, has announced that any health service staff who can not get to work, or whose workplace is closed, will receive emerge...

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  • U.S. slams Russian Federation for treaty breach
U.S. slams Russian Federation for treaty breach

He added that the United States does not have a functioning ballistic missile shield and is unlikely to have one at any point during Putin's lifetime, "if ever". "We can't be dissuaded by nuclear disarmament advocates who would rather us unilaterally disarm while also dismantling our missile defenses". "Any use of nuclear weapons against Russ...

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  • Fears for health of world's last male northern white rhino
Fears for health of world's last male northern white rhino

Sudan, a 45-year-old rhino and the last male of his subspecies ( Ceratotherium simum cottoni ), is ailing in the wake of two infections on his back right leg, according to Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the wildlife sanctuary in Kenya where the last three northern white rhinoceroses on the planet live.

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  • United States urged to create 'right' conditions for talks with N Korea
United States urged to create 'right' conditions for talks with N Korea

In February previous year, Kim, the estranged half brother of the North Korean leader, was killed by two women - one from Indonesia and the other from Vietnam - at an global airport in Kuala Lumpur. North Korea denied supporting the production of chemical weapons in Syria Friday, insisting it is opposed to their use. Tsang has a record of sanctions...

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  • As NAFTA Talks Resume, New Business Poll Backs Staying in Pact
As NAFTA Talks Resume, New Business Poll Backs Staying in Pact

The officials from the U.S. Trade Representative's office will not meet Fiat Chrysler, the two people briefed on the talks said. A Mexican industry source said the USA negotiator was expected back at the talks at the weekend. This provides a significant advantage to the USA, because export competitors shipping to Mexico are subject to most-favo...

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  • Sen. Orrin Hatch Apologizes for 'Poorly Worded Joke' About 'Dumbass' Obamacare Supporters
Sen. Orrin Hatch Apologizes for 'Poorly Worded Joke' About 'Dumbass' Obamacare Supporters

In a speech to the American Enterprise Institute in Salt Lake City, the retiring Utah veteran talked about Congress doing away with the individual mandate in what he sarcastically called that "wonderful" bill - pointing out he was being "sarcastic".

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  • Trump's Meeting About Video Game Violence Isn't Happening
Trump's Meeting About Video Game Violence Isn't Happening

President Trump's press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, announced on Thursday that video game executives are coming to the White House to meet with the president next week. Still, he added: " Trump's instinct on this issue is not wrong - if his party doesn't get behind background checks soon, they're cooked in 2018 and 2020".

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  • Man Taken Into Custody At West Brookfield Crime Scene
Man Taken Into Custody At West Brookfield Crime Scene

Three of those bodies being children that range in age from a two year old boy, a five year old boy, and a seven year old girl. Early said officers then got a search warrant for the home before beginning their investigation . "We did have a distraught family member who was placed in protective custody and has since been released but there have b...

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  • Vladimir Putin's newest nukes: The weapons he showed off in speech
Vladimir Putin's newest nukes: The weapons he showed off in speech

Another new weapon mentioned in the speech was Avangard , which Mr Putin described as an intercontinental hypersonic missile that would fly towards targets at 20 times the speed of sound and strike "like a meteorite, like a fireball". " They've been talking about a cruise missile or a missile-defense-evading missile for like 15 years". Pent...

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  • No Anchorage flight delays from East Coast storm
No Anchorage flight delays from East Coast storm

From Washington DC to New England, residents were pounded with freezing rain, snow and strong winds that caused nightmares for travelers. High winds near Washington DC have made for such a rough landing that everyone on a recently-landing plane threw up .

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  • United States makes staff reduction at Havana embassy permanent
United States makes staff reduction at Havana embassy permanent

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson chose to reduce the diplomatic presence in Havana at the end of September due to the inexplicable symptoms suffered by at least 24 intelligence officers, diplomats and their relatives, who reported falling ill after hearing odd sounds and feeling vibrations.

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  • Syria has eliminated chemical weapons, rejects claims: Lavrov
Syria has eliminated chemical weapons, rejects claims: Lavrov

The Russian Foreign Ministry tweeted a video in which Lavrov was speaking to other delegates at the conference. The Russian Foreign Ministry has complained about what it calls "joint nuclear missions" and says the USA has many nuclear weapons located in Europe.

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