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Facebook removes Iran-linked accounts trying to influence United Kingdom and USA politics

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Others posted by an account called "No racism no war" had posted images of Colin Kaepernick and a cartoon criticizing Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh . "It looks like the intention was to embed in highly active and engaged communities by posting inflammatory content, and then insert messaging on Saudi [Arabia] and Israel which amplified the Iranian government's narrative", said Ben Nimmo, an information defense fellow with the Digital Forensic Research Lab. Read More »

The father of Meghan Markle intends to sue the Royal family

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Meghan , Duchess of Sussex receives a "hongi" a traditional Maori welcome on the lawns of Government House in Wellington , New Zealand, Oct. 28, 2018. "Yes, women's suffrage is about feminism, but feminism is about fairness", Markle told the crowd. Earlier in the day, the royal couple took part in a series of traditional Māori greetings, including a hongi with Māori elders in which the couple touched noses with chiefs and shared breath, a pōwhiri [formal welcome ceremony] and watched a haka. Read More »

White House invites Putin to Washington

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President Trump held a summit with Mr Putin in Helsinki, the Finnish capital, in July, and then issued Mr Putin an invitation to visit Washington in the autumn. Trump's initial statement contradicted USA intelligence agencies that concluded Russian Federation was involved. If I came to Putin and started a Boxing match, they would have said, "It was too hard, it's terrible". Read More »

Text Messages Show Andrew Gillum Lied About FBI & Hamilton Tickets

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He also has a debate scheduled Wednesday evening at Broward College with DeSantis, who already tried to interrogate him on his Hamilton tickets during their first debate Sunday on CNN . "In the state of Florida, we got a lot of issues", Gillum said, responding to DeSantis. But on Tuesday, former friend and mayoral campaign treasurer Adam Corey publicly released more than 100 pages of emails and text messages that appear to contradict some of Gillum's defenses. Read More »

Nor’easter Brings Flooding, Travel Suspensions Around Tri-State Area

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While mother nature hammered the coastline with heavy rains and strong winds reporter Kimberly Davis braved the conditions. While flooding closed down major roads on Long Beach Island and some other coastal areas of New Jersey, the same storm that caused it had little affect on travel on the county's northern barrier island. Read More »

Person in Custody in Florida in Mail Bombs Case

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The president acknowledged the suspect's political allegiance, but denied any responsibility that his incendiary rhetoric could have played a role in motivating the spree. A suspicious package addressed to Corey Booker has been intercepted in Florida. The FBI said the package to Booker was intercepted in Florida. Read More »

Florida Man Charged in Connection With Mailed Explosive Devices

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Miami attorney Ronald Lowy said Sayoc was sentenced in August 2002 for threatening to throw a bomb in a conversation with a Florida utility representative. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was asked about why Sayoc had allegedly only been targeting Democrats at that same news conference. The bombs were sent in manila envelopes lined with bubble wrap and consisted of plastic 6-inch pipes packed with explosive material and wired to small clocks and batteries, the complaint said. Read More »

USA to revoke 21 Saudi visas over Khashoggi's death

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Saudi Arabia would not have dared to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi without USA backing, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday. "But they will not succeed as long as there is a king named Salman and a crown prince named Mohammed bin Salman ". Read More »

Helicopter belonging to Leicester City owner crashes near stadium

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Leicester had played a league match at home against West Ham United earlier on Saturday, drawing 1-1. We received a call at 8.38pm this evening to reports of a helicopter crash near King Power Stadium. The owner of Leicester City FC is feared dead after his helicopter crashed and exploded in flames seconds after take-off. In Thailand, officials at King Power said they could not yet comment on the crash or say whether Vichai had been aboard. Read More »

Woman with knife injures 14 children at western China school

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Videos circulating on social media show grief-stricken parents in floods of tears as their children were ushered into a local hospital, some with bandages on their heads, heavily bloodied. A auto crashed into a large crowd of people in Hengdong County, central China's Hunan Province on Wednesday evening, killing 11 and injuring a further 44. Read More »

Mattis warns Khashoggi murder "must concern us all greatly"

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While Western countries have expressed scepticism of the Saudi explanations, Russian Federation has kept up a steady drumbeat of support for Riyadh. The worldwide outcry over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has become "hysterical", a top Saudi official has said. Read More »

Queen Elizabeth Mourns Loss of Last Corgi

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The Queen is known for her lovely gaggle of dogs, especially the corgis that have been a constant in her life since she got her first as a gift at 18. The Queen was frequently pictured surrounded by corgis, and her love for the breed is legendary. Her offer to take in Whisper was seen as returning the favour. Read More »

Facebook report shows backers of U.S. political ads

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Some analysts have cautioned Democrats that they're focusing too much attention on headline-grabbing races like Texas at the expense of more winnable contests. Proposition 112 would set minimum distance requirements for new gas and oil projects. Facebook has made its Ad Archive feature a little more comprehensive to help citizens understand which political party is spending more on ads on the social network. Read More »

‘Multiple casualties’ in shooting near Pittsburgh synagogue

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In his profile, it says: " Jews are the children of Satan ". " HIAS likes to bring invaders in that kill our people ". I can't sit by and watch my people get slaughtered. The Pittsburgh Public Safety Department earlier described the incident as an "active shooter" situation. Michael Eisenberg, former president of the synagogue, told KDKA that police were normally only present at the synagogue for security on high holidays. Read More »

Supreme Court sensational order on CBI

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The Congress has been alleging that the Modi government removed Alok Verma as CBI chief over "Rafale-o-Phobia". Asthana, incidentally, has been reported by the media as close to PM Modi, a Gujarat cadre officer who was brought into the CBI and tipped to succeed Alok Verma after his retirement end year. Read More »

Second suspicious package sent to Biden - USA

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The New York Police Department (NYPD) said on the package was removed, but a heavy police presence was still expected in the area. Waters said in a statement that Capitol Police had told her that her Washington, D.C. Attorney General but to a wrong address. "Stop blaming others. Look in the mirror", Mr Brennan tweeted . Trump long questioned Obama's US citizenship and referred to Clinton, whom he defeated in the 2016 presidential race, as "crooked Hillary". Read More »

Syria ordered Gaza rocket fire at Israel with Iran backing: Israeli army

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Palestinians gather at the Israel-Gaza fence during a protest calling for lifting the blockade on Gaza, in Gaza, October 26, 2018. The Israeli military says the rockets were intercepted. While Greenblatt is expected to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, it remains unlikely that there will be a sit-down with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who has maintained an administration-wide boycott of the Trump team since the president recognized that Israel's capital is ... Read More »

Sri Lanka arrests top policeman over alleged president assassination plot

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In a sudden move, President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday pulled his faction out of Sri Lanka's ruling coalition and within hours appointed former President Mahinda Rajapaksa as Prime Minister. Reacting sharply to his sacking, Mr Wickremesinghe asserted that the swearing-in of Mr Rajapaksa is "illegal and unconstitutional" and he will prove his majority in Parliament. Read More »

Suspect in USA package bombs traced with fingerprint, DNA

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According to the records, he is a registered Republican. The person in Florida was taken into custody after investigators responded to two suspicious devices on Friday, one of which was addressed to Sen. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to discuss the matter on the record. Investigators believe the mailings were staggered. Read More »

'Functional explosive device' sent to Hillary Clinton, Obama

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Recent reports claimed a suspicious package addressed to the White house was also intercepted, however, the Secret Service has since stated this information is incorrect. Former President Clinton was home when the package was intercepted at a Westchester County screening facility. It says the devices were discovered late Tuesday and early Wednesday . Read More »

Five things to know about mail bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc

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He also said there could be other packages. The Auto Zone Store in Plantation, North of Miami where the suspect was arrested . Records show he was born in NY and according to an online resume he attended college in North Carolina. He is suspected of sending parcel bombs to former President Barack Obama , former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and various other public figures who have been frequent targets of Trump's derision. Read More »

California man trying to burn spiders ignites home

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Now the meme has become reality as a man trying to kill black widow spiders at is parents house chose to use a blowtorch to remove the problem, but ended up causing $10,000 in fire damage, according to a report from the Los Angeles Times . Read More »

8-magnitude quake strikes off Greece coast

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The quake, which struck at 1:54 a.m. local time on Friday, was centered in the Ionian Sea about 80 kilometers (50 miles) northeast of Pyrgos, or 282 kilometers (175 miles) southwest of Athens. The quake was also felt on mainland Greece, including in the western town of Pyrgos. Shaking was felt across the region, as far away as southern Italy, Malta, Albania, and Macedonia. Read More »

A Democratic candidate isn’t sorry she once burned the Georgia flag

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Kemp has purged over 150,000 voters from Georgia's rolls under his state's "exact match" and "use it or lose it" laws. Democratic Candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams has cast her ballot for the election on November 6th. A recent Associated Press report showed that Kemp's office has held up the voter registrations of more than 50,000 people, majority Black, because of perceived problems with their registration forms. Read More »

Japan's Abe begins a rare visit to China

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Japan and China, in building a strategic and mutually beneficial relationship, have the responsibility to properly deal with those issues and steadily develop their friendly and cooperative ties from the big picture, he noted. While anxious about China's growing naval power, Japan is also keen for closer economic ties with its biggest trading partner, but it must manage that rapprochement without upsetting its key security ally, the US. Read More »

Saudi Arabia now says Khashoggi murder 'premeditated'

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But he suggested responsibility lay higher up: "Well, the prince is running things over there more so at this stage. He's running things and so if anybody were going to be, it would be him", Trump said. After weeks of maintaining he was still alive, the authorities now say the 59-year-old was murdered in a rogue operation after visiting the Saudi consulate in Turkey . Read More »

'I Am Bringing Out Military for This National Emergency' at Border

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The city government erected tents around the main square offering everything from medical attention to donated clothing and baby formula. "Today we won't move". Several hundred troops are being sent to beef up security at the US' southern border with Mexico, the Department of Defense said. Despite the rough conditions, he said that "every day we feel stronger". Read More »

Willa weakens to tropical depression in central Mexico

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Later that afternoon, Willa was 105 miles south of Mazatlan, a Mexican resort town along the Pacific shoreline in the state of Sinaloa. Two young men smoke and play their guitars as they wait for the landfall of Hurricane Willa in Mazatlan, Mexico , Tuesday, Oct. Read More »

Gillum vs. DeSantis: Five takeaways from last night's debate

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DeSantis went after Gillum, the mayor of Tallahassee, Fla., for lying about receiving a ticket to the musical, "Hamilton", from an undercover FBI agent investigating his office for corruption. He said his brother, Marcus, had gotten the " Hamilton " tickets by swapping them for Jay-Z concert tickets. "I was aware that Adam Corey and Mike Miller [one of the undercover agents] arranged so that we could go and see the show". Read More »

Death toll in Jordan flood rises to 19 as girl's body found

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At least 18 people, majority children, have been killed after raging floodwaters swept away a school bus near the Dead Sea. Flash floods in Jordan killed at least 19 people, injured 22 and left more than 20 missing near the Dead Sea on Thursday, including schoolgirls and their teachers who were on a field trip to the area. Read More »

Trump sends troops to border, an issue that fires up base

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The intent of the email sent by one of the Border Patrol Landowner Liaison's was to provide the landowners within that specific area of responsibility a point of contact in case they encounter media or any unauthorized individuals on their respective properties. Read More »