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Facebook ad archive outs top spending political advertisers in the US

Facebook's analysis shows as the midterm elections approached, numerous top spenders were high-profile candidates such as Rep. Beto O'Rourte in Texas and well-k...


Florida man arrested in connection with pipe bomb packages

Maxine Waters , and Robert De Niro . Online court records show that Sayoc in 2002 was arrested and served a year of probation for a felony charge of threaten...


United States police investigating twelfth suspicious package

The packages stoked nationwide tensions ahead of the November 6 election to determine control of Congress - a campaign both major political parties have descr...


Xi summit in Buenos Aires next month announced the White House

For the past several months, President Donald Trump has been waging a costly trade war with China, which has had no shortage of ill effects on USA farmers. jo...


Sri Lanka President sacks Prime Minister

However, Sirisena's collation partner and UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe told News First that despite the swearing in " I am still the Prime Minister of this c...


Queen speaks publicly about Brexit for the first time

The king and queen of the Netherlands watched a joint demonstration of the British-Dutch marine corps on London's river Thames on October 24, as part of a state...


Man held after attempted theft of Magna Carta from Salisbury cathedral

A 45-year-old man matching a witness description was taken into custody for alleged attempted theft, possession of a weapon and causing criminal damage. "Staff ...


Pentagon Dispatches Two Warships Through Taiwan Strait Overburdening Relations With Beijing Further

Two US vessels sailed through the Taiwan Strait from waters near Eluanbi, the southern tip of Taiwan island, toward the north on Monday, Taiwan's Ministry of Na...


French 'spiderman' climbs London's 230-metre Heron Tower, gets arrested

Thing is, he didn't use any safety gear, ropes, or other equipment to do it, scaling the building with only his bare hands. Police cordoned off the area and ...


Pressure mounts on Government to resettle Nauru refugee children

There were 11 children transferred to Australia from Nauru on Monday for medical attention, though it remains unclear if the baby girl was among them. Opposit...


Hundreds Leave Migrant Caravan on the Way to US Border - Mexican Authorities

A federal law dating to the 1870s restricts the use of the Army and other main branches of the military for civilian law enforcement on US soil unless specifi...


Saudi, Turkey team finds Khashoggi killing premeditated

Turkish media have also published a security camera image allegedly showing a vehicle belonging to the Saudi Consulate "scouting" a forest in the outskirts of...


Strong 6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Greece: USGS

It had a depth of 16 kilometers and struck at 22:55 GMT on Thursday. It said there was a low likelihood of casualties. The US Geological Survey (USGS) ini...


Two Yosemite National Park visitors die in fall from overlook

Taft Point happens to be same spot where photographer Matthew Dippel captured a mystery couple getting engaged (safely) on October 6. Taft Point offers brea...


Michael Avenatti faces probe over client's claims against Kavanaugh

Chuck Grassley, who asked the FBI investigate whether he conspired with Julie Swetnick to make false statements concerning Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh...


Turkey puts fiancee of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi under 24-hour protection

Al-Jubeir said none of those involved in the killing of Khashoggi had close ties to the crown prince. He said the Saudi probe was initially prompted by confli...


Mohammed bin Salman condemns Jamal Khashoggi killing

Bruce Riedel, a former Central Intelligence Agency official who now works at the Brookings Institution, told The Post that Haspel's hearing the audio "puts th...


Mattis expected to send hundreds of troops to southern border

This week, members of the caravan were making their way through a border crossing in southern Mexico, crossing from Guatemala into Ciudad Hidalgo near the Pacif...


Khashoggi’s friends hold vigil outside Saudi consulate in Istanbul

While the Saudi prosecutor's office did not say specifically that its investigators reached the same conclusion, the statement seemed created to acknowledge the...


Vladimir Putin warns of a new arms race with America

National security adviser John Bolton made the announcement - another reversal from the White House - in Moscow , where he has been meeting with Russian of...


Russia Claims US Led Drones Toward Russian Base in Syria

Russia's deputy defense minister has accused the USA of coordinating a drone attack on Moscow's Khmeimim airbase in Syria earlier this year. The minister di...


Gillum, DeSantis Face Off In Final Televised Debate Tonight On CBS

Miller was the alias of an Federal Bureau of Investigation undercover agent who met Gillum through a lobbyist and one-time friend of the rising Democratic star ...


Trump Ridicules Report About Risky iPhone Habits

What he's taking a dig at there is a ban on USA government use of Huawei phones that Trump himself signed , amid national security concerns over potential s...


Jordan flash floods: School bus swept away near Dead Sea

The official, who was not named, expressed surprise that a school trip had been organised despite weather warnings. Unit 669 performs search and rescue operat...


Japanese journalist kidnapped in Syria said to be brought to Turkey's Hatay

In 2004, Yasuda was held by an armed group in Iraq while covering a conflict in the country but was released unhurt along with another Japanese man three days...


Man lights his parents’ house on fire while trying to kill spiders

The fire caused no injuries, the station says. More than 25 firefighters helped extinguish the blaze in about five minutes. The man "made a bad decision" ...


Army Accidentally Drops Humvee from C-17 over Fort Bragg

The C-17 was from the 437th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston in SC, said base spokesman Marvin Krause. McCollum said that about a mile from the intended ...


Suspicious package targeting billionaire investor George Soros rendered safe

The employee placed the package in in a nearby wooded area and alerted authorities. According to ABC News , the explosive resembled a pipe bomb; bomb squad...


Facebook's WhatsApp flooded with fake news in Brazil election

Viral rumors have included stories suggesting leftist Haddad to be a communist seeking to turn Brazil into another Cuba, to spread homosexuality, and rig voting...


Former Malaysian PM Najib charged with criminal breach of trust

On Thursday, October 25, Najib Razak , the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, as well as former Treasury secretary-general, Irwan Serigar Abdulla, were charged...


Putin warns of a new ‘arms race’ with America

The European Union has urged both the United States and Russian Federation to uphold the INF treaty , saying the pact is one of the cornerstones of European s...


Israel Aerospace wins $777 mln India contract for missile defense

A leading state-run Israeli defence company said Wednesday it has signed a Dollars 777 million contract with India for the supply of Barak 8 long-range surface-...


Pressure builds as Saudi explanation for Khashoggi death is questioned

Turkish media quotes officials saying a team of 15 Saudis removed Khashoggi's fingers, killed him and dismembered him. Why were 18 people arrested? "There is ...


Central Intelligence Agency director hears Khashoggi murder tape

Many EU nations are debating a halt to arms exports but there has been no clear push for an embargo. "How should a real investigation in Saudi Arabia work whe...


Ethiopia appoints first female president

According to the sources, Ambassador Sahlework Zewde, a prominent Ethiopian diplomat with years of experience with the United Nations, will be replacing the out...


Japan tells Facebook to improve data protection:The Asahi Shimbun

This would not mark the first time the social media behemoth is making plans to shore up its security. Facebook has been fined £500,000 by the UK's data pro...


Belgian store owner foils armed robbery by asking thieves to return later

The shop owner told BBC: " They're being called the worst robbers in Belgium ". During his 14-minute ordeal, Didier attempted to befriend the surly vaping v...


Brexit: Irish warn against backstop backtracking

May was said to have reacted angrily to the intervention during the meeting with what was described as her trademark "death stare". At issue is the controvers...


Georgia GOP gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp recorded fretting about Democratic voter turnout

Many people on Twitter were quick to support Abrams' participation in a protest against the Confederate emblem in her college years, noting the symbol's ties ...


China Listens to Trump Cellphone Calls, Tries to Sway Policy — NYTimes

One of the two official phones is designated for calls. The other one is for Twitter . The report says Trump has been repeatedly warned that his personal ...


Debbie Wasserman Schultz offices evacuated after bomb threat

Also on Wednesday morning, the New York Police Department responded to a suspicious device discovered in the Time Warner Center in New York City, where CNN ...


Secy among 3 employees held for blackmailing boss with stolen info

The company said, "We are standing by our colleagues till the police enquiry reaches its meaningful conclusion". The Noida police on Monday arrested three P...


Japan to sign peace treaty with Russia, Abe says

They will discuss the latest moves to rebuild relations, including through potentially shared agendas like building economic infrastructure in Asia-Pacific. As ...


Sydney high school students hurt in syringe 'prank'

It's understood paramedics arrived to find more than half a dozen students with minor injuries to their hands and legs, believed to have been inflicted by a syr...


Bartow girls drew up plans, notes on plot to attack school

They were caught before they could carry out the plot because they didn't turn up to lessons, authorities in Florida said. They planned to cut their victims' ...


Rakesh Asthana stymied Investigation in sensitive cases, Alok Verma tells Supreme Court

In his petition filed through advocate Amit Anand Tiwari, Asthana said the case against him was "malafide" and that Verma was "trying to falsely implicate h...


Centre constitutes GoM to look into sexual harassment of women at workplace

It says universities should face a legal obligation to have policies outlawing sexual harassment and to collect and publish data on the effectiveness of the pol...


Zimbabwe named in Lonely Planet's top destination for 2019

Sri Lanka's tourism industry, once heavily scarred by a 30-year civil conflict, has become one of the leading industries after the country was dubbed one of th...


Kroger shooting: Multiple victims reported in Jeffersontown, Kentucky

Jeffersontown police say the shooting happened at the Kroger on 9080 Taylorsville Road. The victims appeared to have been random and police did not offer a mo...


Warren took DNA test to rebuild 'trust in government'

Warren is a potential 2020 candidate for president and is running for her second six-year term representing MA in the Senate. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) had "...