Daily Archives: November 4, 2018

James Patterson released a work of interactive fiction on Facebook Messenger

One of the world’s best-selling authors is experimenting with a new form of digital-first storytelling. James Patterson has partnered with Facebook to release his latest novel,‘The Chef’, on its messaging app. The thriller has been available to read on Facebook Messenger since Tuesday and will make its print debut in February. Interested readers just have to send a message to “The Chef ...

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Saudis ‘don’t know how to use’ US bombs: Trump condemns deadly Yemen school bus strike… kind of

It wasn’t the US-made bomb, but rather the Saudi military’s inability to properly use the munition –despite all the American training– that led to the “horror show” bombing of a Yemeni school bus in August, Donald Trump has said. A Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a school bus, that killed 40 children and maimed dozens of others in the busy market ...

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Georgia Dems accused of ‘hacking voting system’ blame Rep rival for ‘power abuse’

The Democratic Party has firmly denied attempting to hack Georgia’s voter registration system after the state’s secretary, who is running for governor, leveled the meddling charges against them just days before the midterms. The Republican Secretary of State of Georgia accused his midterm rivals of attempting to hack the state’s voter registration system just two days before the crucial election. While ...

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Turkey vows to make ‘sea bandits’ drilling gas off Cyprus pay, like ‘terrorists in Syria’ did

Ankara will not allow any “sea bandits” to roam free and tap the disputed natural gas reserves off Cyprus, Turkey’s president has vowed, while commissioning a new warship to challenge competitors militarily, should the need arise. “We will not accept attempts to seize natural resources in the Eastern Mediterranean through the exclusion of Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern ...

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‘She was murdered!’ Ukrainian civil activist doused with acid by suspected ‘war veterans’ dies

Ukrainian activist Katerina Gandzyuk has died at a Kiev hospital, where she had been treated after surviving an acid attack this summer. A group of far-right veterans of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine are suspected of the attack. The exact causes of her death have not been established, yet Ukrainian law enforcement has already re-qualified the acid attack case as ...

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2 killed in car blast in Tel Aviv (VIDEOS)

Published time: 4 Nov, 2018 23:00 Edited time: 4 Nov, 2018 23:19 Two men have been killed and another person injured in a car explosion in Tel Aviv, which police so far believe to be of a criminal nature rather than terrorism-related. The bodies of two men in their 30s were extracted from the vehicle that exploded on Sunday night ...

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Le Pen’s Eurosceptic party beats Macron’s in EU parliamentary election poll

The landslide success of Emmanuel Macron’s party seems to be fading away as the party of his presidential rival, Marine Le Pen, is overtaking his ruling alliance six months ahead of European parliamentary elections, a poll shows. With his ratings rapidly plummeting, the centrist leader who was once the rising star of French politics is losing his position. According to ...

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Pompeo dismisses N. Korean nuke threats as ‘stray voltage’ ahead of meeting with Kim’s No. 2

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the US has no plans to offer concessions to Pyongyang in the wake of threats to revive its nuclear program, as he prepares to host Kim Jong-un’s second-in-command in New York. Pompeo said the visit of Kim Yong-chol, the vice chairman of North Korea’s ruling party, and its frequent representative abroad, in the coming ...

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‘Porno hitman’!? SNL’s Pete Davidson blasted for mocking war veteran who lost eye in Afghanistan

A grinning Pete Davidson caught hell online for making fun of a wounded Navy SEAL and congressional candidate, saying his eyepatch made him look like a “hitman in a porno movie.” As part of a Saturday Night Live segment mocking the physical appearance of –mostly Republican– midterm election candidates, Davidson singled out former Navy Seal and Texas congressional candidate Dan ...

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Utah mayor killed in Kabul the latest victim of perpetual US presence in Afghanistan

The US serviceman killed in an insider attack in Kabul is identified as Brent Taylor, a mayor from Utah. While shocking to some back at home, this is only the latest such incident in a war that even top brass now call unwinnable. North Ogden city mayor Major Brent Taylor was deployed to Afghanistan with the Utah National Guard at ...

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