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Suicide bomber targets clerics in Afghan capital, 50 killed

Photo : Security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack, inside a wedding hall in Kabul, Afghanistan, Nov. 20, 2018. Kabul, Nov 21 : A suicide bomber targeted a gathering of hundreds of Islamic scholars in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 50 people as Muslims marked the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. Another 83 people were ...

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US bombers fly over S. China Sea ahead of carrier’s arrival

Photo : An F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet lands on the deck of the U.S. Navy USS Ronald Reagan in the South China Sea, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. Beijing, Nov 21 : The U.S. Pacific Air Forces says a pair of B-52 bombers flew over the disputed South China Sea this week, days before a U.S. aircraft carrier’s scheduled arrival ...

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6 killed, many injured in explosion near ordnance depot in India

People gather in front of the main gate of an ordnance depot in Wardha, Maharashtra, India on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. Photo: Twitter At least six people were killed and 10 were injured on Tuesday morning after an artillery shell exploded during handling at an ordnance depot in Maharashtra’s Wardha. The 23 mm shell exploded while it was being unloaded ...

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Turkey discusses possible int’l probe of Khashoggi murder

United Nations, Nov 20 : Turkey’s foreign minister says he has discussed all aspects of a possible international investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi with U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Mevlut Cavusoglu spoke briefly to U.N. reporters Monday after discussing Khashoggi’s murder inside Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul with Guterres on the sidelines of a meeting of the ...

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Couple killed in crash driving to their wedding

In a Nov. 14, 2018 photo, firefighters work to extinguish a fire in a tractor-trailer accident on I-78 at mile marker 33.4 in Windsor Township that killed two people who were driving to their wedding. Hamburg, Nov 20 : Family and friends are mourning a couple killed in a fiery chain reaction crash while driving to their wedding in Pittsburgh. ...

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Medical staff, policeman among 4 dead in Chicago hospital shooting

Photo: Law enforcement officials work near Mercy Hospital in Chicago, Monday, November 19, 2018. Chicago, Nov 20 : Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says the four dead in the shooting at Mercy Hospital include two hospital employees, a Chicago police officer and the suspected gunman. Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the two hospital employees were a doctor and a pharmacy assistant. ...

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Netanyahu takes on defense post amid call for early polls

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, Government Secretary Tzahi Braverman, center right, Yuval Steinitz Israel’s Minister of Energy, center left, in charge of Israel Atomic Energy Commission attend the weekly cabinet meeting at the prime minister’s office in Jerusalem, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. Tel Aviv, Nov 19 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he would take on the ...

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Searchers in California wildfire step up efforts; 77 dead

Laura Martin mourns her father, TK Huff, who died during the Camp Fire, during a vigil on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Chico, Calif. Chico,  Nov 19 : Volunteers in white coveralls, hard hats and masks poked through ash and debris Sunday, searching for the remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire before rains forecast this week complicate ...

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Trump says ‘no reason’ for him to hear Khashoggi death tape

A woman holds a poster during the funeral prayers in absentia for Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi who was killed last month in the Saudi Arabia consulate, in Istanbul, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Washington, Nov 19 : President Donald Trump said there is no reason for him to listen to a recording of the “very violent, very vicious” killing of Saudi ...

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Neighbors wage shadow campaigns in New Hampshire for 2020

In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., gives her victory speech at a Democratic election watch party in Boston. New York, Nov 19 : Even before they announce their White House intentions, New Hampshire’s ambitious neighbors are in the midst of a shadow campaign to shape the nation’s first presidential primary election of the 2020 season. ...

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