August 14, 2018

World News

Taliban Terrorists Attack Afghan Army Base Killing 10 Soldiers

Taliban terrorists overran large parts of an army base in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 10 soldiers, wounding 15 and capturing dozens more in fighting over the past two days, officials said...

Google Reacts To Report That It Tracks You Even When You Say Don't

Google's smartphone services store users' locations even when privacy settings are adjusted to shut these features off, according to a new report by the Associated Press.

Australian Archbishop Begins Home Detention Over Sex Abuse Cover-Up

A former Australian archbishop, the most senior Catholic cleric in the world convicted of concealing child sex abuse, was spared jail on Tuesday when he was ordered to serve his one-year sentence at...

Family Of Boy Buried In New Mexico Believed He Would "Come Back As Jesus"

A 3-year-old boy found buried at a New Mexico desert compound died in a ritual to "cast out demonic spirits," but his extended family believed he would "return as Jesus" to identify "corrupt" targets...

200 Million-Year-Old Pterosaur "Built For Flying"

Scientists on Monday unveiled a previously unknown species of giant pterosaur, the first creatures with a backbone to fly under their own power.

"Hope Am Not Proven To Be A Liar": SpaceX Official On Manned Mission Date

Tech magnate Elon Musk's SpaceX vowed Monday to send its first astronauts into orbit on schedule next year -- part of a drive to restore America's dominance of the space race.

FBI Agent, Who Criticised Donald Trump In Text Messages, Is Fired

Peter Strzok, the FBI agent who came under fire from President Donald Trump and other Republicans for sending text messages that disparaged the candidate during the presidential campaign, was fired...

Amid Crowded Field Of Adult Rivals, 14-Year-Old US Boy Runs For Governor

Most 14-year-old American schoolboys might be fixated on baseball, chasing girls and dodging their homework. Not Ethan Sonneborn. He's running for governor in Vermont.

Saudi Oil Money May Give Elon Musk The Private Tesla Of His Dreams

If Saudi Arabia ultimately does provide the multibillion dollar financing needed to take Elon Musk's Tesla car company private, it would represent the boldest move yet in the kingdom's campaign to...

A Horse Was Neglected By Its Owner. Now The Horse Is Suing.

Justice is an 8-year-old American quarter horse who used to be named Shadow. And when he was named Shadow, he suffered. At a veterinarian's exam last year, he was 300 pounds underweight, his black...

China To Assess US Defence Bill, Calls For Fair Treatment To Investors

China's Commerce Ministry said on Tuesday it will comprehensively assess a new U.S. defence act that strengthens the role of a key committee tasked with reviewing proposed foreign investment, and...

This Is The World's Most Liveable City, According To Global Survey

Vienna has dislodged Melbourne for the first time at the top of the Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index, strengthening the Austrian capital's claim to being the world's most...