Russia, India to sign deal on air defense missile systems and helicopters

Chief among those challenges, say officials, will be terrorism, and India's push to have a comprehensive convention on global terrorism (CCIT) adopted at the U.N. Sources confirmed that the deal would be worth billions of dollars but did not provide ... More..

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Egypt: 'IS attack' kills 12 security forces personnel in Sinai

At least 15 terrorists and 12 Egyptian soldiers were killed today in a major attack by the Islamic State on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula, which has for years been battling an Islamist insurgency. A...More..

Fla. Supreme Court: Death penalty law unconstitutional
by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Fla. Supreme Court: Death penalty law unconstitutional

In one of two opinions issued Friday morning addressing the death penalty, the Florida Supreme Court wrote legislators did not go far enough, noting, "The findings necessary to increase the penalty from a man...More..

Chibok girls' release
by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Chibok girls' release "a good beginning" - security expert

Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu in confirming the release, said it was brokered by the Red Cross and the Swiss government. Jihadist group Boko Haram released 21 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls to the Nigeria...More..

by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

China refuses to budge on India's NSG bid, Azhar's banning

China had for the second time extended the technical hold against a ban on Azhar. The menace of terror, China's continued opposition to a proposed United Nations ban on Pakistan-based JeM's chief Masood Azhar...More..

Colombia extends ceasefire with rebels
by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Colombia extends ceasefire with rebels

This is not an ultimatum, nor is it a deadline, but I hope that this whole process to produce a new agreement end long before this. The agreement was meant to end the guerrilla war that has dragged on for mo...More..

by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Tornado, wind, rain wallop Pacific Northwest

Wide-spread damage was reported in Manzanita, where the mayor declared a state of emergency. Mayor Garry Bullard said it's necessary for the beach town to be eligible for federal disaster money. The heavy rai...More..

by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Jill Stein to stop in El Paso

Leave your comments below. And in this election cycle, taking a vote away from one of the two major party candidates is nearly like voting against them. My one voting misfire was not as close or decisive: And...More..

Clinton says she can't recall key details about email server
by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Clinton says she can't recall key details about email server

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has submitted written answers to questions about her private email server on Thursday, saying 20 times that she did not recall the information being sought or discuss...More..

Lawmakers to feds: Give $10M to NJ Transit for train safety
by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Lawmakers to feds: Give $10M to NJ Transit for train safety

The transit agency said in a filing to federal regulators in June that it hasn't made any additional progress on installing the system while approaching a December 2018 deadline. NJ Transit announced Thursday t...More..

by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

ICC prosecutor 'deeply concerned' about Philippines killings

He cares for the small guy, which is very important to me". Manila and Washington signed their military defense deal back in 1951, and are strong military allies to counter China in the region, reports said...More..

Ruth Bader Ginsburg apologizes for criticizing anthem protests
by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Ruth Bader Ginsburg apologizes for criticizing anthem protests

Ginsburg, the oldest justice on the Court at 83 years old, had discussed Kaepernick on Monday in an interview with Katie Couric of Yahoo News. She said her comments criticizing Republican presidential nominee...More..

Missiles From Yemen Almost Hit US Ship
by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Missiles From Yemen Almost Hit US Ship

Notably, the Reuters report reveals that "State Department officials also were privately skeptical of the Saudi military's ability to target Houthi militants without killing civilians and destroying "critic...More..

by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Ryan's break from Trump prompts talk of GOP rebellion

Likewise, assuming that Trump's 35 percent total in the October 9 poll represented most Republicans and that Trump would retain 74 percent support of the electorate (according to the Politico/Morning Consu...More..

Merkel visiting Ethiopia as state of emergency unfolds
by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Merkel visiting Ethiopia as state of emergency unfolds

Though praised for transforming an economy that Ethiopia's former Marxist rulers drove towards a devastating starvation in 1984, the government has come under fire from domestic critics and rights groups for of...More..

Trump says 'shackles taken off' of him
by | Friday, October 14, 2016

Trump says 'shackles taken off' of him

John McCain, a former presidential nominee, would take priority for him over preserving what unity is left in the Republican Party . Ted Cruz of Texas for the Republican nomination. Mr Trump has acknowledged t...More..

by | Friday, October 14, 2016

London Zoo visitors 'never in any danger' after silverback gorilla escaped

Less than six months from the passing of Harambe (RIP the meme lord, for he died for our sins and is forever missed), we can only hope and pray another innocent noble gorilla isn't put down. One Tweeter posted ...More..

Republican Elite Far Prefers Clinton to Win US Election
by | Friday, October 14, 2016

Republican Elite Far Prefers Clinton to Win US Election

Trump shook his head no. "Let's defeat her in November", he counter-proposed. Hillary Clinton, the Democratic candidate in this year's presidential election in the United States and her Republican counterpart...More..

by | Friday, October 14, 2016

Pence to sub for Trump in Wisconsin Saturday

Pence was referring to the Friday afternoon publication by The Washington Post of a story about a 2005 video in which Trump is recorded bragging about groping women without their permission. In an extraordi...More..

by | Friday, October 14, 2016

Trump Calls Sexual Assault Allegations 'Vicious Claims, Outright Lies'

But Trump faced a passionate rebuke from first lady Michelle Obama, who warned that his behavior "is not something we can ignore". "Let's be clear on one thing", Trump said. He said whether people like him or...More..