Afghanistan moves to block WhatsApp, Telegram messaging services

Published On: November 4, 2017 01:41 PM NPT By: Reuters

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan’s telecoms regulator wrote to internet service providers this week ordering them to block the messaging services WhatsApp and Telegram but it was not immediately clear whether they had complied.

NEW YORK, Nov 4: New York City police said Friday that an actress’ rape allegations against Harvey Weinstein are credible, and if the movie mogul were in the state and the accusation more recent, they would move to arrest him immediately.

Sheriff: Las Vegas shooter had lost money, been depressed

Published On: November 4, 2017 10:52 AM NPT By: Associated Press

Associated Press, Nov 4: The man who killed 58 people at a country music festival in Las Vegas last month had been depressed after losing a significant amount of money in the past two years and that may have been a “determining factor” in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the city’s sheriff said.

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) Nov 3- Two U.S. strategic bombers conducted drills over South Korea on Thursday, the U.S. Air Force said, raising tensions with North Korea just days before President Donald Trump visits the region seeking to shut down Pyongyang’s nuclear program.

Suu Kyi visits Myanmar region torn by Rohingya conflict

Published On: November 2, 2017 05:11 PM NPT By: Associated Press

YANGON, Nov 2: Aung San Suu Kyi made her first visit as Myanmar’s leader Thursday to the conflict-torn region where more than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled state-led violence that has spiraled into Asia’s worst refugee crisis in decades.

Explosion at Indian power plant kills 26, injures dozens

Published On: November 2, 2017 12:33 PM NPT By: Associated Press

LUCKNOW, India, Nov 2: The death toll from an explosion at a thermal power plant in northern India has climbed to 26, officials said Thursday.

WASHINGTON, Nov 1:  President Donald Trump dismissed George Papadopoulos as a “liar” and a mere campaign volunteer, but newly unsealed court papers outline the former adviser’s frequent contacts with senior officials and with foreign nationals who promised access to the highest levels of the Russian government.

New York attack: Eight killed by man driving truck

Published On: November 1, 2017 09:14 AM NPT By: Agencies

NEW YORK, Nov 1: At least eight people have been killed and 11 seriously hurt in New York after the driver of a truck mowed down people on a cycle path in Lower Manhattan.

IOWA, Oct 31: Just after Thanksgiving Day in 1983, James Downey dropped off his older brother, John, at a Houston bus station, then quickly turned away so neither the police nor a motorcycle gang affiliated with his brother could later demand details about where the bus was headed.

WASHINGTON, Oct 30: President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a former business associate, Rick Gates, were indicted Monday on charges of conspiracy against the United States, money laundering and several other financial charges.