3 young girls found slain in Maryland home

3 young girls found slain in Maryland home

A Prince George's County Police vehicle blocks Brooke Jane Drive, where three young girls were slain in Clinton, Md. Police say they arrested Williams Friday night in connection with the murders which happened that morning. Friday. Paramedics were called, but all three girls were pronounced dead. Donelan did say that police believe this incident is confined to this particular home. Read More

Who is Marco Asensio?

Asensio was in the starting XI for the second leg, though, and proceeded to run riot again. But on Wednesday night, Marco Asensio's superlative strike set Real Madrid on the way to a comfortable victory over an ageing Blaugranas team which has a limited shelf life and no successors in place. Read More

Anti-Muslim senator wears burka in Australian parliament

Anti-Muslim senator wears burka in Australian parliament

Australian Senator Pauline Hanson's decision to attend a question-and-answer session in Australian parliament while wearing a burqa has sparked indignation among opposing parties and Muslims, who have accused her of "mocking the Islamic faith". Read More

Two killed in stabbing in Turku, Finland

Two killed in stabbing in Turku, Finland

The BBC says the suspect is now being held by police in a nearby pub while authorities - who have not yet assigned a motive for the attack - assess any further risk. Prime Minister Juha Sipila said the government was closely monitoring the ongoing police operation and holding an emergency meeting later today. Police are looking for additional suspects in the attack. Read More

Death toll up to 450 in Sierra Leone mudslides

Death toll up to 450 in Sierra Leone mudslides

The items, comprising food, medicines, clothing and logistics for temporary shelter, are to be airlifted to the West African country, the Ministry of Information said in a statement copied to Xinhua. The disaster began on Monday when heavy rains hit the city and the partial collapse of a hillside triggered mudslides, engulfing homes and wreaking destruction. Read More

Venezuela: Constituent Assembly gets congress' powers

Venezuela: Constituent Assembly gets congress' powers

The opposition-controlled National Assembly was installed January 5th 2016, after handing Maduro the biggest electoral defeat in Venezuelan electoral history, of nearly two million votes. Ms Ortega, who was sacked after emerging as a top critic of Mr Maduro, said the bribe-taking there went all the way to the top. In practice, the move does little to change the existing situation. Read More

PM Modi thanks Trump for uniting world against North Korea

PM Modi thanks Trump for uniting world against North Korea

Calling it as a celebration of both historical and cultural heritage, from Sudarshan Chakradhari Mohan to Chakradhari Mohan, Modi remembered the contribution made by men and women for freedom of India . On Kashmir , Modi invited Kashmiris to start a dialogue and join the mainstream. I thank all nations helping us doing so. "A person who doesn't know the difference between Amma and Indira is not competent enough to speak about the Independence Day speech by the Prime Minister", said Islam. Read More

This is why Grace Mugabe is on South Africa's wanted list

This is why Grace Mugabe is on South Africa's wanted list

He argued that the inviolable immunity extended by governments to heads of state also extends to their spouses. Grace Mugabe came to South Africa for medical treatment for an injured foot, nearly certainly invalidating her claims to diplomatic immunity , legal experts said. Read More

Self-styled LeT commander Ayub Lelhari killed in encounter at Pulwama

Self-styled LeT commander Ayub Lelhari killed in encounter at Pulwama

Pulwama: Clashes between protesters and government forces erupted in Kakapora area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district Thursday, sources said. "He opened fire but was killed in the retaliatory fire by security forces", the SSP said. Since July 30, security forces have killed 23 militants in various gun battles, including five infiltrators who were gunned down along the LoC, by the army in Machil sector on August 7. Read More

Is Trump right about 'many sides' to blame?

Is Trump right about 'many sides' to blame?

GeekWire has contacted Microsoft, Amazon and Apple to find out about their CEOs' intentions regarding future involvement with tech council meetings. Those two followed in the footsteps of the CEOs of Merck, Under Armour, and Intel . Though it was a Nazi sympathizer who allegedly drove a vehicle into a crowd, killing one and injuring 19 others, the president reiterated his position that " both sides" were to blame for the violence while speaking at an impromptu news conference at Trump ... Read More

Malala just got into Oxford University

Malala just got into Oxford University

The peace activist was nearly killed by Taliban soldiers when they shot her in the head for her efforts to encourage girls' education in her native Pakistan. Foreign politicians who studied the course at Oxford include a former prime minister of Yousafzai's home country, Benazir Bhutto, as well as the former Australian Prime Ministers Tony Abbott and Bob Hawke. Read More

Moon Jae-In over North Korea stand-off

Moon Jae-In over North Korea stand-off

Next week's start of U.S. Suh said North Korea was likely to continue provocations, including nuclear tests, but he did not see a big risk of the North engaging in actual military conflict. For the past decade under conservative South Korean governments, talks between Seoul and Pyongyang had nearly been suspended over Pyongyang's nuclear tests and ballistic missile developments. Read More

Pittella calls on European Union to provide 'utmost urgent' help to Sierra Leone

Pittella calls on European Union to provide 'utmost urgent' help to Sierra Leone

Sky's Rebecca Williams, in the capital Freetown , says she has been told that more than 500 bodies have now been brought to the city's morgue. A Red Cross official told the AFP news agency that the death toll was around 300 people on Tuesday evening. Read More

Health care premiums to soar if Trump ends subsidies

Health care premiums to soar if Trump ends subsidies

Richard Neal (D-Mass.) wrote to General Accounting Office. The subsidies are snared in a legal dispute over whether the Obama health care law properly approved the payments to insurers. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina earlier this year raised premiums by more than 20 percent, but said it would have only raised premiums by about 9 percent if Trump agreed to fund the payments. Read More

'Every city in Bengaluru': Rahul Gandhi's faux pas moment

'Every city in Bengaluru': Rahul Gandhi's faux pas moment

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday launched "Indira Canteen" in Bengaluru with the vision of providing good quality of food to the poor at a cheap price. The canteen, located in Kanakana Palya (Jayanagar) in Bengaluru , is one of 101 such that opened across various locations in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Read More

North Korean attack could escalate to war

North Korean attack could escalate to war

No details of the talks have been released. China has repeatedly called for all sides to exercise restraint and remain calm, and while it has signed up for tough United Nations sanctions on North Korea, it says the key to a resolution lies in Washington and Pyongyang talking to each other, rather than expecting China to do all the work. Read More

Pence attacks media for criticizing Trump over Charlottesville

Pence attacks media for criticizing Trump over Charlottesville

Maduro also offered to speak to Trump by telephone to tell the US president that "everything they tell you about Venezuela is a lie and they're throwing you into a ditch". Mexico and Brazil also issued statements rejecting the possibility of military intervention. Maduro, like his predecessor Hugo Chavez, frequently accuses the US of plotting to overthrow the Venezuelan government in order to take over the country's enormous oil reserves. Read More

Trump's Executive Order Calls for Expedited Federal Permitting of Infrastructure Projects

Trump's Executive Order Calls for Expedited Federal Permitting of Infrastructure Projects

The directive establishes "one Federal decision" for whether major infrastructure projects can proceed, sets a two-year goal for completing reviews and ensures that federal agencies involved in the permitting process are held accountable by setting up a "quarterly scorecard" of their progress. Read More

Colbert Hits a Monday Ratings High With Scaramucci Interview

Colbert Hits a Monday Ratings High With Scaramucci Interview

But that's a charge sometimes leveled at the gruff and rumpled adviser, who once boasted he had turned the Breitbart News site into a platform for the so-called alt-right coalition of right-wing groups. Throughout the interview, Scaramucci seemed arrogantly unaware of how severely his reputation has been tarnished and Colbert provided little sympathy, opting instead to challenge Scaramucci's opinion that the White House is anything other than a total "dumpster fire". Read More

Anthony Scaramucci says Steve Bannon is undermining Trump

Prior to his role in the Trump administration, he served as the executive chair of Breitbart News, a well-respected conservative publication, which he allegedly described as a "platform for the alt-right". Despite his firing, Scaramucci remains a supporter of Trump but says the president is a target in Washington since he is not of the political establishment. Read More