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White House lockdown lifted after reports of 'suspicious activity' outside

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The Uniformed Division of the Secret Service responded to the scene and a suspect was arrested minutes later, according to the Secret Service Twitter account. Pennsylvania Avenue and Lafayette Park were closed to pedestrians near the White House. US President Donald Trump is not now at the residence, as he is en route to Hawaii before heading on his first presidential visit to Asia. Read More »

Israeli army pledges help to embattled Syrian Golan village

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At least nine people were killed and 23 others were injured after a vehicle bomb explosion in a government-held village in Syria's southwestern Quneitra area on Friday. He also maintained that the claims of Israeli involvement and assistance to global jihad elements in the fighting on the Golan Heights are groundless. Read More »

NY killer was an Uber driver

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The manager of his local grocery store in Paterson, Farm Boy Super Fresh Supermarket on Getty Avenue, claims that Saipov was an "erratic" customer who berated the cashiers, the New York Post reported. Officials who were not authorized to discuss the investigation and spoke on the condition of anonymity identified Saipov as the attacker in the NY incident. Read More »

US House committee wants documents from former Trump aide Page

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A post on Trump's Instagram account shows the March 31, 2016, meeting taking place, with the candidate, Sessions and Papadopoulos all present. Those meetings never happened, however, Sessions never disclosed those discussions when grilled about them during multiple hearings on Capitol Hill. Read More »

Hillary Clinton Defends Her Campaign Funding The Trump Dossier

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Keep in mind the Clinton campaign and DNC officials have denied paying for the dossier for almost a year, but were forced into an admission after a subpoena from House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes revealed both entities had in fact employed Fusion GPS to create the dossier. Read More »

The funniest moments from Jennifer Lawrence's interview with Kim Kardashian

Can we please get Jennifer Lawrence added to the cast of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians"? Kim Kardashian has revealed the weirdest habit Kanye West has. After Kardashian revealed she used to hack into her boyfriends' voicemails and act as a "go-to spy" for her friends who wanted dirt on their partners, Lawrence asked if she could enlist her skills for for geo-political stability. Read More »

At least 8 Dead after Truck attack in Manhattan

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An acquaintance, Dilnoza Abdusamatova, said Saipov briefly stayed with his family in a Cincinnati suburb upon immigrating. "He only used to come home and rest and leave and go back to work". Two law enforcement officials said a note was recovered inside the truck. An eyewitness said he saw a man crash his white pickup truck and emerge from the vehicle at Chambers and West Streets. Read More »

Bangladesh tops in South Asia in gender equality

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Armenia is ranked 97th among 144 countries in the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Index 2017. WEF report says that India continues to rank fourth-lowest in the world on health and survival, making it the country with the least improvement in this subindex in a decade . Read More »

Osama bin Laden followed developments on Kashmir, Headly trial: Central Intelligence Agency documents

This group, known as the Al Qaeda Management Council, were personally dispatched to Iran, along with their families, by Bin Laden. In one of the documents that the Central Intelligence Agency released on Wednesday, slain al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden made it clear that the "Iranians are not to be trusted" despite evidence of strong ties between the terrorist group and Iran. Read More »

Turkish troops, Kurdish militants clash near Iraqi border, 25 killed: army

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A police officer was martyred and nine others were injured in a raid on a PKK/KCK safe house in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir on Friday, the local governor's office said. Founded in 1978, the PKK has waged a decades-long bloody campaign against Turkey. The PKK launched a separatist insurgency in 1984 and more than 40,000 people have been killed in the conflict. Read More »

Edison, NJ Shocked By Anti-Immigrant School Board Fliers

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Authorities are reportedly investigating the racist ads as no group has so far taken credit for their delivery. With the rise in hate incidents following the 2016 election and the distribution of materials like the flyers in Edison, it is crucial to monitor next week's elections for more incidents of racial hatred and report them if they occur. Read More »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates World Food India 2017

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The prime minister invited global companies to come and invest in the food process industry in India, saying it offers vast opportunity. "India jumped 30 ranks in the World Bank's ease of doing business list". On the occasion, Mr Modi launched the Nivesh Bandhu portal which will give details about investment opportunities in the country's food processing sector. Read More »

Final hearing on all Aadhaar cases by Nov end

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The top court is hearing a raft of petitions challenging the government's directive for mandatory linking of Aadhaar number, raising privacy concerns, especially after a recent leak of citizens details including mobile numbers and bank details. Read More »

Sex offenders will now be identified on their passports

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On Tuesday, the State Department announced that the unique identifier would be printed on the inside back cover of passports obtained by registered child sex offenders. The law was named for Megan Kanka, a 7-year-old girl who was murdered in 1994 by a convicted child sex offender in New Jersey. Critics say the passport requirement will limit the ability of those affected to lawfully travel overseas. Read More »

And this year's Victoria's Secret Fantasy Bra goes to… Lais Ribeiro

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Designed by jeweller Mouawad , this fantasy bra is clearly the stuff of any Angel's dream and sure enough, Lais was over the moon when she was told she would be given the honour. FaceTime of course! "I asked my brother to put everybody on the phone: my grandma, grandpa, my mom, uncles, everybody in the room and then I told them and it was just me crying on the side and my entire family on the other side crying", she told People . Read More »

Syrian government says it retakes Deir al-Zor

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Syria's army broke into Deir al-Zor in September, ending a Daesh siege of almost three years on government-held parts of the city. State news agency SANA also reported that Deir Ezzor had been "fully liberated". Deir el-Zour is the capital of an oil-rich province of the same name and is the largest and most important city in eastern Syria. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurdish-Arab alliance backed by a US-led coalition, is waging a second, separate offensive against the jihadists ... Read More »

New York Mayor: Eight dead after truck hits pedestrians in Manhattan

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If elected, Malliotakis said , "We will have bollards where necessary". "A young officer five-years on the force, steps in, stops this terrorist", de Blasio said. New York Police Commissioner James O'Neill called Tuesday's attack the "worst terrorism attack in New York since 9/11", but authorities said they had no indication of any additional credible threats against the city. Read More »

Michigan State defense's mission: Stop Penn State RB Saquon Barkley

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Penn State tight end Mike Gesicki remembered when the Nittany Lions appeared in the first College Football Playoff rankings of previous year. The blown lead vs. In that game, Michigan State was tasked with containing Justin Jackson, a back with numerous same attributes as Barkley. The Nittany Lions still need to win out, and they need Ohio State to lose twice if they hope to make the title game. Read More »

One Dead, Two Injured in Starbucks Shooting in Uptown Chicago

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His condition is unknown. Another adult male was shot and pronounced dead at the scene. The boy was transported to another hospital via ambulance where he is in serious but stable condition. "We were a little afraid". "Somebody went off the deep end". The shooting took place in a bustling area on the city's North Side that contains several music venues, including the famed Green Mill Cocktail Lounge and the Aragon Ballroom. Read More »

NY Terror Suspect Who Drove Pickup, Used To Drive A Tractor Trailer!

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Saipov's case is drawing renewed attention to the background checks that ride-hailing companies carry out on their drivers. Investigators say Sayfullo Saipov , 29, drove down a bike path Tuesday afternoon. However, by the end of that year, Saipov failed to renew the vehicle's registration, making it illegal for him to drive. He was arrested by St. Charles County police after failing to pay a traffic citation. Read More »

Eight People Die in NY in a Terrorist Attack

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The truck according to the police also rammed into a school bus which left two children injured. United States media, citing police sources, said that Saipov left a note in the truck claiming he committed the attack on behalf of the ISIS. Read More »

New Zealand Has Offered AGAIN To Take Manus Island Refugees

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Crowe, a New Zealand citizen who has lived in Australia for many years, received the Best Actor award of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2001, for his performance in "Gladiator". People were lying down on the floor and were struggling with serious hunger, having not eaten since Tuesday, ' Mr Boochani told the AAP from Manus Island on Thursday. Read More »

North Korea could be listed as terrorism sponsor, says White House

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Other U.S. presidents have committed faux pas in the region, especially in China. The President will speak at the National Assembly, where he will celebrate the enduring alliance and friendship between the United States and the Republic of Korea, and call on the global community to join together in maximizing pressure on North Korea . Read More »

Tillerson to visit crisis-hit Myanmar

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Ms Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize victor, has faced heavy worldwide criticism for not taking a higher profile in responding to what United Nations officials have called ethnic cleansing by the army. The majority of residents in Maungdaw were Muslims until the recent crisis. She launched a project last month to help rehabilitation and resettlement in Rakhine and has urged tycoons to contribute. Read More »

US Bombers Staged 'Surprise' Strike Drill On Thursday: North Korean State Media

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The U.S. Navy is conducting joint drills with South Korea navy in a show of sea and air power created to warn off North Korea from any military action. There was no immediate confirmation from the USA and South Korean militaries. Still, the operation follows an October 10 "show of force" in which two Lancers staged the first night-time joint aviation exercises with Japan and South Korea. Read More »

Open Enrollment: Nov. 1 - December 15

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Below, find 2018 plans available through the exchange in the Colorado Springs rating area, which covers El Paso and Teller counties. That's because, as Clarke explains, eligible enrollees will maintain lower out-of-pocket expenses, as is required by the ACA, so insurers will have to recoup that discount through premiums paid by the whole insured pool. Read More »

Loved ones' memories come alive for Dia de los Muertos

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The event was held in the Student Union ballrooms on campus from 6 p.m.to 8 p.m. Students could paint and do crafts at different tables and were offered authentic Mexican food. Stay connected with 3News for the latest news , sports, and weather. "The society in which we live in now, and everything that is going on with social issues in our culture, I just want her to embrace it and see the beauty in it", Fonseca said. Read More »

Franken Blasts Sessions: Papadopoulos Docs Show 'You Failed To Tell The Truth'

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While speaking in the city Thursday morning Sessions warned terrorists that the administration will use all lawful tools at its disposal to fight terror, including prosecution in federal courts and detention at Guantanamo Bay. He said that while Sessions had initially denied having any contacts with Russians during the campaign, he later qualified his answer to say that he had not discussed any matters related to the campaign. Read More »

Virginia gov's race: Campaign charged with racial overtones

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Hogan said Thursday that he will headline a "big grassroots rally" for Gillespie in Northern Virginia. The source of the change is an ad - not from the Northam campaign but from an outside group, the Latino Victory Fund. In the statement, state party chairwoman Kathleen Matthews said: "Governor Hogan should be speaking out against racial fear mongering, but unfortunately he's chosen to put party politics ahead of people by campaigning with Ed Gillespie ". Read More »

KCNA: President Xi to Promote North Korea-China Relations

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping exchanged messages following Xi's re-election. An anonymous source told South Korea's JoongAng Ilbo that North Korea's Reconnaissance General Bureau dispatched seven assassins to kill the 22-year-old Kim Han Sol, but Chinese authorities apprehended two of them and held them for questioning. Read More »

Covering the war in Syria

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While the main parties to the conflict in Syria have practiced acts of violence against journalists and citizen journalists, committing crimes against them that qualify as war crimes, the Syrian regime has been, first and foremost, the primary perpetrator, being responsible for 83% of crimes, as the Syrian regime's crimes constitute crimes against humanity. Read More »

Indonesian captured in Marawi charged with rebellion

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One of the killed terrorists was identified as Abu Talja , said to be the right-hand man of Isnilon Hapilon , the designated emir and leader of the Abu Sayyaf Group, who was earlier killed by government troops. Syahputra claimed to be from the extremist group Islamic State (IS), linked to the terror attack in Jakarta in January 2016 that killed four people. Read More »

Nikki Haley Defends US Embargo on Cuba at Hostile UN Vote

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U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy, a Democrat, led a group of 10 senators urging Trump on Tuesday to direct the U.S. delegation to once more abstain from voting. It has described symptoms, sometimes verified months after the attacks, include hearing loss, balance problems and traumatic brain injury. Cuba vehemently denies any knowledge of involvement. Read More »

Trump's Twitter handle disappeared and everyone flipped out

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Business Insider has reached out to Twitter for comment. He tweeted on Wednesday that Sayfullo Saipov, the man charged with two terrorism counts in the shooting, "should get the death penalty". Experts told NBC News that his tweets could make it harder for prosecutors in the case against Saipov. For a few minutes, Twitter said that page "no longer existed". Read More »

NY attack suspect charged with terrorism

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Federal authorities charged Saipov on Wednesday with providing support to a terrorist organization, Islamic State, signaling their intent to use the federal court system. Similar assaults using vehicles as weapons took place in Spain in August and in France and Germany a year ago. "We need quick justice and we need strong justice". Read More »

Firefighters axed for hanging noose on black colleague's photo

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The City of Miami Fire Rescue Department axed the firefighters Wednesday following a police investigation into the "sexually explicit and racially offensive" prank, officials said. Around the same time, the department's union - under the leadership of then-Capt. Other colleagues also drew lewd pictures on several other photos including one of his wife. Read More »

New Details Revealed for Universal Orlando's 'Fast & Furious - Supercharged' Ride

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You make your way through familiar places inspired by the films, like the Family Room - complete with photos of the Fast family - and Tej's high-tech War Room. It's perfectly formatted for the studio tour ride, which is all about having bite-sized experiences and moving on to the next thing. Supercharged joins that of "plussed" (to borrow a Disney theme park term) rides, which also includes Jaws , Earthquake , Kongfrontation , and Skull Island: Reign of Kong . Read More »

Mueller Will Interview Hope Hicks After Trump Returns From Asia Trip

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Sources close to the White House say that based on their knowledge, Kushner is not a target of the investigation. That's according to Sam Nunburg, Trump's former campaign aide. The Washington Post reported that Trump spent the morning in the residence watching the news pour in on his TV. " According to two sources , Trump has complained to advisers about his legal team for letting the Mueller probe progress this far". Read More »

Don't Forget! It's A Daylight Saving Time Weekend, Fall Back 1 Hour

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The switch pushes sunrise and sunset back an hour, so there's more light in the morning on your way out the door, but darkness comes sooner in the afternoon. But the panel, which held several meetings on the possibility of shifting from the Eastern to the Atlantic Time Zone, said in its final report Wednesday that such a change could be beneficial if most other Northeast U.S. Read More »

United States reduces softwood lumber duties for all but two Canadian producers

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The decision is final, following preliminary taxes that have been applied since April 2017. The United States Department of Commerce has cut back softwood lumber duties for most Canadian producers, but not for Resolute Forest Products. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) said the decision could not have come at a worse time amid rebuilding efforts in the aftermath of major hurricanes and wildfires in the U.S. Read More »