Austin grad leads university that was attacked in Afghanistan

Hossaini and the other students took refuge in a residential house near the campus, and were later evacuated by Afghan security forces. At the time, the university said that it was reviewing security and would put extra measures in place. More..

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Part of Los Angeles airport briefly closed, 'Zorro' detained
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Part of Los Angeles airport briefly closed, 'Zorro' detained

Traffic was jammed at LAX following an unconfirmed report of an active shooter at LAX on August 28, 2016. There was no shooting and no injuries. Two people reported hearing what they thought were shots fired,...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Trump plans major ad buy after weeks of being outspent

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leads her Republican rival Donald Trump by 5 percentage points among likely voters, down from a peak this month of 12 points, according to recent Reuters/I...More..

Officer pulls man from tracks just before train arrives
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Officer pulls man from tracks just before train arrives

Ortiz struggled with him for what seems like minutes, and somehow managed to pull him off just before a train came speeding through. 41-year-old Ortiz radioed base and followed the man. "As soon as he saw me ...More..

Driver charged in Minnesota crash that killed 2 firefighters
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Driver charged in Minnesota crash that killed 2 firefighters

Alan Schartz and James Shelifoe died in the wreck. Minnesota State Patrol said in a statement: "The truck left the roadway for an unknown reason, struck the median cable barriers and rolled". WLUC reports th...More..

Kerry in Bangladesh for security talks amid terror concerns
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Kerry in Bangladesh for security talks amid terror concerns

In separate meetings with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, the US Minister discussed security issues among other matters. "Enhancing worker safety must be paired with s...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Duterte to raise sea feud ruling against Chinese wishes

I will be happy to join them in prison. "Did I kill a child?" President Rodrigo Duterte drew a line Monday between the widespread killings sparked by his anti-drug battle and the brutality under Syrian Pres...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Willy Wonka star Gene Wilder dead at 83

He used his new name, Gene Wilder, for the off-Broadway and Broadway roles. "I do have this need to expose myself, to reveal some awful - or wonderful - secret I can't wait to show the world", he said. Besid...More..

Lightning strike in Norway kills more than 300 reindeer 'in one moment'
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Lightning strike in Norway kills more than 300 reindeer 'in one moment'

According to local animal experts, reindeer tend to stick close together especially during tough weather conditions. A game warden from the Norwegian Nature Inspectorate (NNI) was on a routine inspection Fr...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Turquía lanza una ofensiva contra ISIS en Siria

Afirmó que están en contacto con las autoridades turcas y los representantes de las Fuerzas Democráticas Sirias sobre esta materia. La agencia estatal de noticias turca dijo que tanques turcos habían entr...More..

Nueva plataforma de juegos debutará en Facebook
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Nueva plataforma de juegos debutará en Facebook

Todavía no se conocen demasiados detalles de la nueva plataforma de juegos de PC de Facebook (aunque seguro que conoceremos novedades pronto) y se plantean muchas dudas . La red social ya había trabajado con...More..

by | Monday, August 29, 2016

State Department: Israel's OK for Jewish housing plans in Hebron 'deeply concerning'

The poll comes amid almost a year of low-level violence between Palestinians and Israelis. They also raided Beit Awwa town, west of Hebron, handcuffed and re-detained Bajes As-Sweiti, 40. Despite the continue...More..

Thailand 'asks' Malaysia's help to hunt bombing suspect
by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Thailand 'asks' Malaysia's help to hunt bombing suspect

Thai authorities have requested cooperation from Malaysia, where the Samsung mobiles used to remotely detonate the bombs were allegedly acquired, Efe news reported . Who doesn't want to see Thailand getting ...More..

by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Colombian rebels announce final conference of peace talks

The deal between the leaders of the leftist guerrilla group, referred to as FARC, and the government was announced on Wednesday in Havana, after nearly four years of talks. Another outstanding question is w...More..

by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Gabon votes as president vies to keep family in power

In the working class district of Rio in the capital Libreville, a polling station set up at a school opened shortly before 8:00 am (0700 GMT) - about an hour after the scheduled time, an AFP journalist said. In...More..

by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Germany expects arrival of up to 300000 refugees this year

Some German officials have put the total number of arrivals from the Middle East, Afghanistan and Africa at more than one million during 2015. Almost 1.1 million asylum seekers arrived in Germany, Europe's to...More..

Foundation donors who met, talked with Clinton
by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Foundation donors who met, talked with Clinton

No documents have shown Clinton making decisions in favor of donors while secretary of state. This story is developing. Clinton Foundation donors' heavy influence on Clinton and demands on her schedule duri...More..

State Police: Bus driver in the US illegally
by | Monday, August 29, 2016

State Police: Bus driver in the US illegally

A local ambulance company said on Twitter it had transported 38 people to hospitals from the scene of the accident on Interstate 10 near the community of Laplace, about 25 miles (40 km) northwest of New Orleans...More..

9 injured after balloons cause Orlando mall shooting scare
by | Monday, August 29, 2016

9 injured after balloons cause Orlando mall shooting scare

The former boy bander's upcoming hot dog stand Fat One's was undergoing a routine fire inspection when six balloon popping noises erupted over the PA system, sparking a shooting scare. Four people were transp...More..

With fewer drives, Wake County reroutes school buses -- again
by | Monday, August 29, 2016

With fewer drives, Wake County reroutes school buses -- again

IC Bus of Lisle, Ill., a wholly owned subsidiary of Navistar Inc., has announced that it will complete an order placed by Durham School Services for 149 CE Series school buses powered by the Power Solutions In...More..