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Taliban Seize District Headquarters In Northwestern Afghanistan

Taliban Seize District Headquarters In Northwestern Afghanistan

Moseni said the Taliban launched four assaults on Ghor's Taywara district headquarters early Sunday and "we had no choice but to retreat". The Taliban overran Kohistan district in northern Faryab province after storming the district government's headquarters - which houses the police headquarters - late Saturday night, Abdul Karim Yourish, a provincial police spokesman said. Read More

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Massive blaze threatens Gold Rush-era town near Yosemite

Massive blaze threatens Gold Rush-era town near Yosemite

Thirteen homes have been damaged, with 70 minor structures either damaged or destroyed, and 1,500 still under threat, Cal Fire noted. Mariposa is 50 miles outside Yosemite National Park and largely dependent on tourism. More than 3,800 firefighters, working in temperatures of 90 to 96 degrees Fahrenheit (32 to 36 Celsius), were battling the fire, Cal Fire said. The fire burned 12 acres in the Auburn area. Read More

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Trump helps commission USS Gerald R. Ford, newest aircraft carrier

Trump helps commission USS Gerald R. Ford, newest aircraft carrier

But the new carrier, Trump said, will be key in any fight that may become necessary. "Win, Win! We're going to start winning again". The Gerald R. Ford class incorporates advances in technology such as a new reactor plant, propulsion system, electric plant, Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS), Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG), machinery control, Dual Band Radar and integrated warfare systems. Read More

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Total solar eclipse: What you need to know

Total solar eclipse: What you need to know

You'll have to get south of Bend, Ore., or southwest of Salem , Ore., to see the total solar eclipse . "It's quite a big deal across that 70-mile swathe", Dcruz said. You'd do best to avoid that since there is no cure for solar retinopathy. The length of the totality actually varies from eclipse to eclipse . For a brief moment, day will turn to night. Read More

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Berlin mounts pressure on Turkey to release six human rights activists

Berlin mounts pressure on Turkey to release six human rights activists

Gabriel also cast doubt on the future of government export guarantees for German companies' investments in Turkey in light of the threat of "arbitrary expropriations for political reasons". This month, Turkey arrested rights activists including Amnesty International's Turkey head Idil Eser and German citizen Peter Steudtner on terrorism charges, which Berlin has labelled "absurd". Read More

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French armed forces chief quits after dispute with Macron

French armed forces chief quits after dispute with Macron

The deep cuts to the defense budget have angered the military because Macron has made a point of showing support for the military since coming to power in May. Macron, he said, had named Lecointre and also told ministers at a weekly cabinet meeting that he was still aiming to raise the defence budget to 2 percent of gross domestic product by 2025 despite cutbacks in 2017. Read More

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Gaza militant factions say Israel's Temple Mount measures will 'ignite region'

Gaza militant factions say Israel's Temple Mount measures will 'ignite region'

The Red Crescent reported on Tuesday that some 50 Palestinians were wounded in overnight clashes with Israeli police near a Jerusalem site holy to Jews and Muslims. Dozens of worshippers gathered to pray at an entrance to the compound next to the Lions' Gate entry to the Old City. The police said they plan to gradually open additional gates, after installing metal detectors. Read More

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Delta Tells Ann Coulter Her Insults Are 'Unacceptable'

Delta Tells Ann Coulter Her Insults Are 'Unacceptable'

Like many users on Twitter , Evans thought the whole situation was ridiculous and called Coulter out for her behavior. But she did have to sit in a window seat as opposed to one along the aisle. Perhaps she was saving the world from those morally bankrupt soccer players? "All she wanted was some extra leg room", he teased. In a statement , repeated on Twitter , the airline criticized Ms. Read More

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Woman shot in Minnesota was 'loving free spirit'

Woman shot in Minnesota was 'loving free spirit'

In a statement released by Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the family of the woman - whom Minneapolis authorities haven't identified yet - said it is a hard time . She had originally studied to be a veterinarian but owned a meditation and life-coaching company in Minneapolis , according to her personal website . Read More

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Meetings on eve of Parliament session

Meetings on eve of Parliament session

Prime Minister Modi further urged all parties to extend their support to the Government in fighting corruption and the issue of communal violence in the name of cow protection. PM Modi, who arrived in the Lok Sabha about five minutes before house proceedings began for the monsoon session, also greeted Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and the party's MP Jyotiraditya Scindia. Read More

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ISP Release Sketch of Delphi Suspect

ISP Release Sketch of Delphi Suspect

Indiana State Police Sgt. Kim Riley said investigators have received over 18,000 tips and interviewed over 1,000 potential suspects. "Abby" Williams and Liberty Rose Lynn "Libby" German were killed in February while hiking in Delphi, Ind ., a community of about 3,000 people some 60 miles northwest of Indianapolis. Read More

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Nitish vetoes Lalu kin as deputy

Nitish vetoes Lalu kin as deputy

RJD's ally Janata Dal (United) is apparently anxious about the possible damage to its leader and chief minister Nitish Kumar's image as a "clean leader" in view of the developments. Lalu, on his return from Ranchi late on Friday night after appearing in courts in connection with fodder scam cases, had categorically said that Tejashwi would not resign and claimed that the case against him was "politically motivated". Read More

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Martin Landau, character actor, dies at 89

Martin Landau, character actor, dies at 89

Actor Martin Landau , who won an Oscar for his poignant portrayal of an ageing horror film star in Ed Wood , has died. After a brief but impressive Broadway career, Landau had made an auspicious film debut in the late 1950s, playing a soldier in " Pork Chop Hill " and a villain in the Alfred Hitchcock classic " North By Northwest ". Read More

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Police arrest man accused of Hurghada stabbing

Police arrest man accused of Hurghada stabbing

An Interior Ministry spokesperson said the initial investigation indicated the suspect likely swam from a nearby public beach to access the holiday resort. Last January, two men injured three tourists in a stabbing at another hotel. Egypt's security forces are fighting an Islamist insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula and militants have carried out attacks in the past on the tourism industry. Read More

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Police hunt for suspect who killed 3 in Alabama

Police hunt for suspect who killed 3 in Alabama

Gardendale police released a photo of a potential suspect in a Facebook post and told residents to stay inside while they looked for a man described as an active shooter. Lever, who is armed with a handgun, fled into the woods following the shooting. The Lower Windsor Township Police Department also arrested Lever in two separate sexual assault cases on September 28 and October 13, 2015, according the York Daily Record . Read More

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Trump says West needs will to survive

Trump says West needs will to survive

Trump has this week expressed frustration that North Korea's neighbor China has not put more pressure on Pyongyang, notably through trade, to try to rein in its weapons program. As you know, now they have some pretty serious problems. This has been "happening a long time ", Trump said without elaborating, immediately pivoting to attacking Obama for not responding to intelligence reports before Election Day suggesting interference. Read More

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Kerber rallies, holds on to No. 1 ranking

Kerber rallies, holds on to No. 1 ranking

World number one Angelique Kerber has expressed relief at finding the fight to overcome Shelby Rogers at Wimbledon in a third-round match she believes could be the turning point in her season. However, Leander Paes and Yifan Xu, and Zhaoxuan Yang and Divij Sharan lost their first-round matches late on Friday. 24 seed, is back into the Round of 16 for the third year on a row after defeating fellow American Alison Riske 6-2, 6-4 in one hour, 15 minutes. Read More

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Patton Oswalt Is Engaged To Meredith Salenger 14 Months After Wife's Death

Patton Oswalt Is Engaged To Meredith Salenger 14 Months After Wife's Death

The famous duo - who met through their mutual friend Martha Plimpton - has displayed their love on social media more since their flame began a couple months back, and it seems that their connection has reached a new level now that they've confirmed they will be tying the knot! In the months following her passing, Oswalt has been open and honest about the grief and sadness he was dealing with, along with learning to care for Alice on his own . Read More

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No boundary dispute with Bhutan in Doklam: China

No boundary dispute with Bhutan in Doklam: China

The monthlong standoff and unconfirmed reports of troop buildups on both sides of the border have also underscored the swiftly deteriorating relations between the two Asian rivals headed by assertive leaders with a nationalist bent. At the time , China said it would take "necessary measures" to defend its territory after India allowed the Dalai Lama to visit "disputed" parts of Arunachal Pradesh, which is near Sikkim. Read More

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Rightmove Plc (LON:RMV) Insider Sells £654480.54 in Stock

Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of HTG in report on Monday, October 3 with "Sell" rating. Liberum Capital's target price per share indicates a potential upside of 45.58% from the company's last close price. The insider ROBO JAMES L sold 52,320 shares worth $7.14 million. Ftb Incorporated reported 3,600 shares. 9,623 were reported by Bnp Paribas Arbitrage. Read More

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Public Trusts Congress, Media Even Less than Trump

Public Trusts Congress, Media Even Less than Trump

In the latest poll, 57 percent of Democrats said that an American can criticize the president to a non-American with no dent to their patriotic credentials. Almost two-thirds, 65 percent, of Republicans said they think partisan strain has gotten worse, and 70 percent of independents said the same. The NPR/PBS Newshour/Marist poll also finds most people don't trust public opinion polls. Read More

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PM prepares for G20 summit

PM prepares for G20 summit

In his talk with Gentiloni, the US leader again voiced his appreciation of the Italian official's efforts in hosting a successful Group of Seven meeting in May, the White House said. In an article for German newspaper Handelsblatt ahead of the G20 summit, which Trump will attend, Abe wrote: "Global warming has already resulted in the earth, which sustains human life, experiencing various crises for a long time". Read More

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