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Fifty Shades Freed ends sex trilogy with solid ticket sales

Fifty Shades Freed ends sex trilogy with solid ticket sales Terrifying critics the world over that they would have to endure another painful episode of the Fifty Shades franchise, the final chapter, Fifty Shades Freed , debuted to a decent $38 million at the North American box office this weekend, with another $ 98 million overseas. [Full Article...]

Rare Insider Attack Kills 16 Afghan Intelligence Operatives in Helmand

Rare Insider Attack Kills 16 Afghan Intelligence Operatives in Helmand Taliban militants are yet to make comments on the situation. Mehsud was killed in a drone strike in North Waziristan, located near the border with Afghanistan, the group said in a statement, the BBC reported. A feared militant commander, he also claimed to have masterminded the 2012 jailbreak in the northwestern town of Bannu that resulted in the escape of almost 400 inmates, including sever... [Full Article...]

Arizona woman suffering from rare disease, wakes with British accent

Arizona woman suffering from rare disease, wakes with British accent With such a rare condition, many people are quick to judge and label her as "crazy" or "faking" the fact that her speaking mannerisms changed so drastically after she fell asleep with a headache. Making all these changes consistently - every time they utter a certain vowel, letter, or consonant - is what distinguishes people with the syndrome from someone attempting an accent. [Full Article...]

US Drone Destroys Russian Tank in Eastern Syria

US Drone Destroys Russian Tank in Eastern Syria Over the weekend, the US struck again, with officials now confirmed that a US MQ-9 Reaper drone attacked and destroyed a Russian T-72 tank in Eastern Syria , in what US officials are claiming was an act of "self-defense ". Utkin was photographed next to President Vladimir Putin at a Kremlin reception in late 2016, held to honor him and others for their service to Russian Federation, for which ... [Full Article...]

U.S. 2018 elections 'under attack' by Russian Federation, says United States intelligence chief

U.S. 2018 elections 'under attack' by Russian Federation, says United States intelligence chief On Tuesday morning, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , CIA Director Mike Pompeo and FBI Director Christopher Wray once again testified before Congress that they stand by the us intel assessment from January 2017, which concluded that Russian Federation meddled in the election in a deliberate attempt to undermine American democracy and elect Trump. [Full Article...]

South African ruling party: Zuma must leave office by end of Tuesday

South African ruling party: Zuma must leave office by end of Tuesday After a 13-hour meeting of the ANC's leadership, the party's secretary-general on Tuesday said Zuma should resign promptly and that a response is expected from the president on Wednesday. The meeting, which was scheduled to begin at 2 pm on Monday, is widely expected to finalise the fate of Zuma, who has previously refused his party's requests to step down. [Full Article...]

Martin Schulz resigns as German SPD chief

Martin Schulz resigns as German SPD chief Martin Schulz stepped down saying he wanted to end SPD "personnel debates". Speaking to Germany's Funke media group , Gabriel said he felt that while "in the eyes of the public I have clearly carried out my duties very well and successfully ..." The results of the ballot on the coalition deal will be announced on March 4. [Full Article...]

Reveal Rafale's buying price: Rahul Gandhi to BJP

Reveal Rafale's buying price: Rahul Gandhi to BJP Gandhi made the statement on his second day of "Janashirvada Yatra" in the poll-bound state of Karnataka and said that Modi was plunging into the past to attack the Congress party rather than looking at his own performance as a party leader. [Full Article...]

Russia Stresses US Syria Presence Illegal after Deadly Deir Ezzor Strike

Russia Stresses US Syria Presence Illegal after Deadly Deir Ezzor Strike The strikes killed 73 people on Thursday, according to SOHR. "The coalition conducted strikes against attacking forces to repel the act of aggression" against its own personnel and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) hosting them, it said. [Full Article...]

PH gov't to seek other sellers if Canada refuses chopper deal

PH gov't to seek other sellers if Canada refuses chopper deal Although he said he respects Canada's stand, Duterte said using the helicopters just to ferry troops and dead soldiers is "a insane proposition". The prime minister said Canada has clear rules and controls around the sale of arms and "potential military vehicles like helicopters" to foreign countries. [Full Article...]

Egypt army kills 16 jihadists in Sinai

Egypt army kills 16 jihadists in Sinai The authenticity and date of the 23-minute video could not immediately be verified, but a reference to an Egyptian military statement on Friday suggested that at least part of it was completed after the security operation began. Since then, the armed forces waged the four-phase operation of "Martyr's Right", killing hundreds of terrorists. "The armed forces call upon Egyptian people in all parts... [Full Article...]

Penny Mordaunt warns charities could have funding cut over 'safeguarding issues'

Penny Mordaunt warns charities could have funding cut over 'safeguarding issues' Charities doing overseas aid work will lose funding if they fail to cooperate over safeguarding issues, warned the worldwide development secretary. Oxfam has been accused of trying to cover up allegations of sexual misconduct by workers in Haiti in 2011. [Full Article...]

Death of Asma Jahangir is shocking

Death of Asma Jahangir is shocking She was again put under house arrest in November 2007 after the imposition of emergency rule in Pakistan . Her other daughter, Salima, lives in London. "We are waiting for our relatives to return to Lahore ", her daughter Munizae Jahangir said in a tweet. "Asma Jahangir struggled for human rights and democracy", said Zardari. [Full Article...]

Nvidia stock surges 10% on record results

Nvidia stock surges 10% on record results Autozone Inc. had 69 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Goldman Sachs upgraded AutoZone, Inc. SunTrust maintained the shares of EEFT in report on Friday, October 6 with "Buy" rating. Voya Inv Ltd reported 227,455 shares. Profund Limited Company holds 1.13% or 151,756 shares in its portfolio. Wedge Cap Management L Lp Nc, a North Carolina-based fund reported 12,441 ... [Full Article...]

Senate votes to end government shutdown, House votes next

Senate votes to end government shutdown, House votes next To understand Wednesday's spending deal, go back to 2013, when then-President Barack Obama signed a bill that was a series of automatic, across-the-board budget cuts to government agencies, totaling $1.2 trillion over 10 years. After Paul's delay the measure was easily passed , 71-28. "If you're against president [Barack] Obama's deficits, but you're for the Republican deficits, isn't that the ... [Full Article...]

Light winter weather to roll through St. Louis area this weekend

Light winter weather to roll through St. Louis area this weekend A little freezing rain may mix in across N. in and NW Ohio. Sunday , the sky will begin to clear, becoming sunny in the afternoon. The wintry mix should wind down by the late afternoon and evening, but icy surfaces will likely linger into Monday morning. [Full Article...]

Indian PM Modi makes historic visit to Palestine

Indian PM Modi makes historic visit to Palestine In addition, a senior official told the press that Abbas will ask India's visiting prime minister to support a multi-country sponsorship that would replace the United States as the sole mediator in future Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. Modi made his first ever visit to Israel in July a year ago, and Israeli Prime Minister paid back the visit last month. The announcement regarding Modi's visit... [Full Article...]

Israeli F-16 was hit by Syrian missile - Israeli official

Israeli F-16 was hit by Syrian missile - Israeli official The military said its planes faced massive anti-aircraft fire from Syria that forced two pilots to abandon an F-16 jet that crashed in northern Israel . Iranian and Iran-backed Shi'ite forces, including Lebanon's Hezbollah, have deployed widely in support of Assad. "We will not allow that regime to entrench itself militarily in Syria , as it seeks to do, for the express goal of eradicating... [Full Article...]

Army officers, 2 militants killed in Jammu Fidayeen attack

Army officers, 2 militants killed in Jammu Fidayeen attack She also wished the injured soldiers a speedy recovery. Ministry of Defence Spokesman in Jammu Lt-Col Devendra Anand told waiting mediapersons outside the main gate of the military station late on Saturday, "in the ongoing operations in Sunjwan, the Army has killed three heavily armed terrorists". [Full Article...]

Chicago gearing up for more rounds of snow

Chicago gearing up for more rounds of snow Michigan State Police said about 50 vehicles were involved in the Friday afternoon pileup in the highway's eastbound lanes just east of Kalamazoo. Counties in IL that will be affected by the Winter Storm Watch are Lake, DuPage, Cook, Will, Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, Ogle, Lee, DeKalb, Kane, LaSalle, Kendall as well as Grundy county, along with Lake and Porter counties in Indiana. [Full Article...]


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