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Turkey to extend state of emergency for fifth time

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Turkish and US delegations are set to meet in Ankara as part of efforts to overcome a crisis erupted between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies over the mutual suspension of visa applications. According to the motion, the new extension will come into force from October 19 at 1.00 a.m. As part of the state of emergency, Turkey has arrested more than 50,000 people on suspicion of links to Fethulleah Gulen, the US-based cleric who has been blamed by Ankara as the mastermind of ... Read More »

Neigh-sayers welcome at this pet-friendly Kentucky motel

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Lindsey Partridge of Ontario, Canada, told The Lexington Herald-Leader she stopped to check at the Super 8 in Georgetown, Kentucky on her way to compete in a competition. Partridge also took Blizz briefly into her room and took photos of the two of them watching television together. As fellow motel guests took photos and videos of the unusual scene, Partridge wasn't anxious about Blizz potentially ringing up a big cleaning bill with an ill-timed bathroom break in the room. Read More »

Remains found in crocodile believed to be missing Queensland pensioner

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The woman reportedly became disorientated on a walk and headed into thick vegetation. It comes after a widespread search found clothes, a walking stick and possible human remains beside the isolated creek in Port Douglas , about two kilometres from the aged care home where Ms Cameron was last seen on Tuesday 10th October. Read More »

Further Woes for Travelers As Hurricane Ophelia Hits The UK

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Warnings have been issued by the Foreign Office and Met Office, advising people to follow the advice of local authorities, including any evacuation warnings given. "If you're booked to travel out on Monday or Tuesday, your return flight can also be changed". "We expect at times that the winds may be too strong to safely operate loading and unloading vehicles at some United Kingdom airports, so some flights are likely to experience delays", it said. Read More »

Teen Driver Safety Week is declared by Governor Cooper

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IL has done its part to reduce these numbers by banning hand-held mobile devices behind the wheel, and instituting a Graduated Driver Licensing system that gives teenagers more supervised driving time before full licensure. State and national traffic safety organizations have praised Illinois' stronger GDL program as one of the best in the nation. The company says parents play a big role in teaching their teens to avoid texting and driving, speeding and by wearing a seatbelt. Read More »

MPs can thwart no-deal Brexit, says Labour's John McDonnell

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MPs would be able to block Theresa May from taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal, a former Cabinet member has insisted. In an attempt to strengthen her negotiating hand in Europe and placate hardline Tory Brexiters, the Prime Minister last week said she would spend £250m on planning for a "no deal" outcome from the Brexit negotiations. Read More »

Parsons Green knife attack: Three people stabbed at London station

The attack happened at shortly after 7.35pm towards the end of the usual rush hour commute at the West London station. London Ambulance Service has confirmed that one of the men died at the scene. "All of the roads in Parsons have been closed, including my own. Sadly one patient died at the scene". British Transport Police in a tweet noted that additional security officials from the Metropolitan Police are present at the crime scene. Read More »

NY's attorney general goes to court over Trump health care subsidy cut

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Then he added, "We are now evaluating what this announcement may mean for individual consumer plans in the future". Experts say that allowing these so-called "skinnier" plans would encourage healthy people to buy these cheaper plans - though they may discover after they get sick that the plans do not cover the care they need. Read More »

Freed Canadian hostage didn't believe Trump was president

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The Pakistan government issued a statement on Thursday to confirm the news of the rescue of the Canadian family with the help of an operation carried out by the troops and intelligence agencies of the country. In the seat beyond that was Mr Boyle, with their youngest in his lap. He told ABC News: "Taking your pregnant wife to a very unsafe place, to me, and the kind of person that I am, it's unconscionable". Read More »

Battlefield 1: Turning Tides Expansion Detailed

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Set against the backdrop of World War 1, witness the birth of modern warfare, as the Great War saw a furious arms race with new machines and weapons created to get the upper hand during the most technologically divergent war of all time. This will be another sea, air, land combined map. 6 NEW WEAPONS: Find your new favorite weapon among the M1917 Trench Carbine, Maschinenpistole M1912/P.16, Farquhar-Hill, M1917 MG, Carcano M91 Carbine, and Type 38 Arisaka. Read More »

Russian trolls watched 'House of Cards' to learn about United States politics

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A young man quoted under the pseudonym "Maksim" told independent channel TV Rain about the trolls' mission to meddle in USA politics and wage an "information war" against the country. The troll factory, located in an innocuous-looking building on the edge of St. Petersburg's city center, first attracted wide notice after a 2015 article in The New York Times magazine said the company's workers were pumping out pro-Kremlin messaging on social media and comment sections largely for a ... Read More »

Florida GOP congressional candidate swears she was abducted by aliens

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She has claimed in past Spanish TV network appearances as recently as 2011 that she was taken aboard a ship with three blonde creatures that resembled Rio de Janeiro's Christ the Redeemer statue. The Herald notes her son-in-law, Jarrod Agen, is VP Pence's deputy chief of staff. However, Rodriguez Aguilera's alleged experience with aliens was quite in-depth, according to McClatchy DC. Read More »

Merkel congratulates Kurz on Austrian election win

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The Freedom Party was founded by former Nazis in the 1950s. All parties in Austria were facing a challenge, she warned after the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) snatched 26 per cent of the votes. Populism, they have said, is far from dead in Europe. He was Europe's youngest foreign minister, at 27. But these victories now appear as interim events. Read More »

New Portions of Western Wall and Roman Theater Unveiled in Jerusalem

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Mordechai (Suli) Eliav, Israel Antiquities Authority district archaeologist Dr. Yuval Baruch, and the excavation directors. The stone courses were completely preserved and after removing the debris, the archaeologists surprisingly discovered the theater, reinforcing the historical writings in which there are descriptions of a theater located behind the Temple Mount area. Read More »

DRC elected into UN Human Rights Council

Created by the UN General Assembly in March 2006 as the principal United Nations body dealing with human rights, the Human Rights Council comprises 47 elected Member States. UK Permanent Representative Matthew Rycroft also expressed his disappointment with the vote. "What happened in #DRC last [year] makes their election to @UN_HRC entirely disappointing". Read More »

Dust carried by Hurricane Ophelia turns European skies orange

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Sharon Derrick posted a video of the sun over Bristol and said: "Bristol looks like the film The Red Planet . the weather is freaky". The eastern side of the low pressure system air is coming up in the southern direction pulling the air from southern Europe and Africa. Read More »

President Trump Sees 4 New Appointees to the Supreme Court Coming

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That would make a total of two seats for Trump to fill. "The worst thing in the world is to let life happen to you", the justice said. "Who's the fourth?" asked the source. President Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House on Friday. . U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor took questions from Queens College students on Monday, discussing civics and a range of other subjects, including education. Read More »

Florida Man Receives $37500 Settlement after Cops Mistook Doughnut Glaze for Meth

Police charged that field tests indicated that white flakes found on the floor of his vehicle were an illegal substance, the Sentinel said. Rushing insisted the substance was just flakes from the glaze of a Krispy Kreme doughnut he'd eaten, but the officer wrote in the arrest report that she "recognized through my eleven years of training and experience as a law enforcement officer the substance to be some sort of narcotic". Read More »

Ahead of White Nationalist Speech, Fla. Gov Declares Emergency

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Spencer also attended a gathering of "alt-right" white nationalists in Charlottesville, Va., this summer where a woman, Heather Heyer , was killed when a auto slammed into a crowd of counter-protesters. In an October 10 email, university President Kent Fuchs urged all students to stay away from Thursday's event , saying that Spencer and his group only want "to provoke a reaction" at their event. Read More »

Trump raises possibility of withdrawing drug czar nominee

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Over 2 million Americans are now struggling with opioid addiction. And it could force lower prices for naloxone, the overdose reversal drug. That is also more than double the number in 2005, and almost quadruple the number in 2000, when accidental falls killed more Americans than opioid overdoses. Read More »

Trump, McConnell spoke by phone, will meet Monday

Speaking at an impromptu appearance with McConnell, R-Ky.at the White House Rose Garden, Trump discussed his administration's current efforts at tax reform before suddenly pivoting to describe his rapport with the senator. He did not provide further details about when the vote might take place. The two met privately last month before a tax reform meeting, so this is not the first time they have talked since the flap following the President's public criticism of McConnell. Read More »

JR Smith guarantees LeBron James will be ready to go against Celtics

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Smith [VIDEO ] are convinced that LeBron James will take the court in the 2017-18 opening season game for the Cleveland Cavaliers , their own head coach is not so sure. When it comes to the preseason, James didn't practice hardly at all and only played in 30 minutes during one Cavaliers game. "I'm preparing for him to play". Read More »

Israel to build new settlements in Palestinian West Bank

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Israeli authorities on Monday approved permits for a new settlement to be built in Hebron in the illegally occupied West Bank for the first time since 2002, according to Israeli media reports. Still, settlement advocates say that despite a string of announcements for construction of thousands of settler homes in the West Bank, only a fraction might be built eventually. Read More »

Trump Disgustingly Lies About Obama Not Calling Fallen Soldiers' Families

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Trump made the remark after being asked about the four USA soldiers killed in Niger last week. While the attack took place on October 4, the President had not previously commented on it. Sometimes it's a very hard thing to do, but I do a combination of both. "The President personally signs every letter to the families of fallen service members in Iraq and Afghanistan", National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor said at the time. Read More »

Man Found Dead After Barricading Himself In Burning Leominster Home

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Police surrounded the Eden Glen Road home with guns drawn, protecting firefighters as they worked to put out the flames. Smoke rises from the scene of the fire on Lancaster Street, near Eden Glen. They said that man barricaded himself rather than surrender to them. State Police weren't sure if anyone else was inside. This is a developing story . Read More »

Teenager, 19, dies after fight outside boxing venue

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The sad news that a 19 year young man was stabbed to death at an event this weekend in Walsall, UK, has now been officially confirmed in a police statement. Detective Inspector Ian Wilkins, of West Midlands Police, said: 'We have widened our cordon following an initial examination to search for potentially discarded weapons and any other evidence which can lead us to those involved. Read More »

Prisoners in Texas donated over $50000 to help Harvey victims

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In addition, Harvey didn't leave prison facilities unscathed. Miami Republican Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera, 59, claimed in a 2009 TV interview that three aliens brought her aboard a spaceship when she was 7 and that the extraterrestrials have continued to communicate with her telepathically over the years. Read More »

Bodies of two missing hikers found in Joshua Tree National Park

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Joseph Orbeso , 21, of Lakewood, and Rachel Nguyen , 20, of Westminster, went into the desert park on July 27. Joseph Orbeso's father, Gilbert, was with Joshua Tree Search and Rescue when the bodies were found, KESQ reports. Sunday, according to the L.A. Times . Nguyen and Joseph Orbeso , both from Los Angeles, had set out for a hike July 27, when temperatures in the park hit 100 degrees. Read More »

Analysts Are Gushing Over DISH Network Corporation (DISH), QVC Group (QVCA)

More interesting news about DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ:DISH) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: "DISH Network Slips to a 52-Week Low: What's Taking It Down?" published on October 10, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news article titled: "Jefferies: Dish Network spectrum makes it compelling investment" with publication date: September 25, 2017. Read More »

Malta CAR BOMB: Explosion at tourist hotspot leaves at least one dead

Daphne Caruana Galizia, a blogger and newspaper columnist, was killed when an explosive device, believed to be a bomb, ripped through her vehicle at 3 pm (1300 GMT). In spring, Politico Magazine had classified Mrs Caruana Galizia, 53 years, among "twenty-eight personalities who make Europe move", describing it as "a whole WikiLeaks in one woman, in crusade against lack of transparency and corruption in Malta ". Read More »