News: World

Key Afghan city turned into 'ghost town' by deadly battles

Tuesday  03:30,   14 august 2018
msn

Afghanistan's defense minister and witnesses say hundreds of people have fled four days of fierce fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban in the key provincial capital of Ghazni that has killed about 120 security forces and[...]
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Man flew plane into his own Utah home after domestic incident

Tuesday  02:32,   14 august 2018
bostonglobe

Authorities say a man killed after crashing a small plane into a Utah house appears to have intentionally flown into his own home just hours after being arrested on suspicion of assaulting his wife. Police in the city of Payson, south of Salt Lake[...]

New murder charge for Golden State Killer suspect tied to Visalia Ransacker

Tuesday  02:31,   14 august 2018
sfchronicle

The body count in the Golden State Killer’s alleged reign of terror increased to 13 on Monday when prosecutors in Tulare County filed charges linking the suspect to another spree of crimes previously attributed to a person dubbed the Visalia[...]

The “perfect crime” in Valencia that saw Daddy Yankee lose €2 million

Tuesday  02:31,   14 august 2018
elpais

For now, it appears to be <g class="gr_ gr_34 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim Grammar multiReplace" data-gr-id="34" id="34">the perfect</g> crime.&nbsp;The musician had been playing on Sunday at[...]

Paris baulks at 'horrible' open-air urinals

Tuesday  02:07,   14 august 2018
bbc

Residents react with dismay to the newly-installed, and fully exposed, eco-friendly urinals.Bright-red, fully exposed, urinals have been placed across the city to reduce peeing on the[...]

Trump signs $716 billion military spending bill named after John McCain and boasts 'people respect the United States again' - but says nothing about the ailing senator or Omarosa

Tuesday  01:33,   14 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

President Trump bit his tongue on Monday as he signed a military spending bill and did not mention ex-aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman and her quest to humiliate his administration. The president also declined to mention ailing GOP lawmaker whom the[...]

Man rescued from mud with parrot perched on his shoulders

Tuesday  00:32,   14 august 2018
msn

Firefighters had to rescue a southwestern Illinois man from deep mud after he became stuck while trying to reach his pet parrot. Belleville firefighters were called Sunday afternoon to the city's Bicentennial Park after a visitor heard the man[...]

Hacked E-Mails Take Us Inside the Billionaires’ Club Around Vladimir Putin

Tuesday  00:06,   14 august 2018
thedailybeast

<p>How a little-known lawyer is at the center of a complex nexus of connections between Western fixers, Russian oligarchs, Vladimir Putin—and even Donald Trump.</p>But Pavlov, an unassuming man of middling build and height with short brown[...]

FBI agent Peter Strzok fired over anti-Trump texts

Monday  21:06,   13 august 2018
msn

"Finally", Trump tweeted in response. FBI agent Peter Strzok has been fired after he exchanged anti-Trump text messages with a colleague during the 2016[...]

Comment - ‘Beautiful’ and ‘Lovely’: Trump Tweets Reflect Fixation on Women’s Appearances

Monday  20:06,   13 august 2018
msn

The president’s comments on Lisa Page and Nellie Ohr made clear his disdain for the two women, who have connections to the Russia inquiry.The big story that the Fake News Media refuses to report is lowlife Christopher Steele’s many meetings with[...]

Omarosa Manigault Newman claims ‘false imprisonment’ during her firing, accuses Trump of lying

Monday  19:33,   13 august 2018
washingtonpost

In a combative interview on NBC’s “Today” show the former Trump aide shared audio of what she says is a conversation with Trump the day after her firing. On the recording aired Monday morning, Trump is heard expressing surprise that Manigault[...]

Iran unveils next generation missile: media

Monday  17:56,   13 august 2018
msn

Iran unveiled a next generation short-range ballistic missile on Monday and vowed to further boost its capabilities, Iranian media said, at a time of rising tensions with the United States. Credit Cards Are Now Offering 0% Interest Until 2020 [...]

More than 300 revellers are injured at an urban musical festival in Spain as pier collapses into the sea 'moments after rapper told the crowd to jump'

Monday  14:56,   13 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

At least five are said to be in a serious condition following the freak accident at midnight in Vigo on Spain's northwest coast having suffered broken arms or legs and head injuries, officials say.At least five are said to be in a serious[...]

Hippo bite kills tourist in Kenya

Monday  09:30,   13 august 2018
bbc

The animal turned on the man after he got too close with his camera at a resort on Lake Naivasha.Chang Ming Chuang, 66, was tracking the animal at a wildlife resort on Lake Naivasha, 90km (56 miles) north-west of the capital,[...]

9 people killed in Taiwan nursing home fire; 16 hurt

Monday  09:07,   13 august 2018
msn

A fire at a nursing home in Taiwan has left nine people dead and 16[...]