BIGtheme.net http://bigtheme.net/ecommerce/opencart OpenCart Templates

What can governments actually do to stop terror?

One immediate consequence of the terror attack in Manchester on Monday night is the escalation of the terror threat level in the United Kingdom to “Critical.”

Read More »

Kabul: Aid worker killed, another abducted

A German woman was shot and killed and her Afghan guard beheaded when attackers targeted a guest house for aid workers Saturday night in Kabul, Afghanistan, according to Afghan Interior Ministry acting spokesman Najib Danish.

Read More »

Ebola kills 3 in DRC

Three people have died from an Ebola outbreak in a remote northern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, as health officials travel to the central African country in response to a rising number of suspected cases, the World Health Organization says.

Read More »

Jakarta Indonesia explosion

A suspected suicide bombing rocked the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on Wednesday, police said. The blast took place at a bus station in eastern Jakarta. It was not immediately clear how many people may have been wounded.

Read More »

Rebel soldiers shut down Ivorian cities

The fourth day of a violent mutiny that has paralyzed Ivory Coast’s largest cities ended in confusion with the announcement of a deal between the government and rebel soldiers, that was subsequently denied by rebel sources.

Read More »

Vermont governor rejects recreational pot bill

Eight states and the District of Columbia have legalized recreational pot. Vermont would have been the first to do it by passing a law rather than a ballot measure.

Read More »

Google’s Waymo worth more than GM, Tesla and Uber?

Analysts at Morgan Stanley estimate that Waymo — the self-driving car startup that is owned by Google parent Alphabet — could be worth $70 billion. It seems like a stretch given that Waymo is unlikely to be profitable until 2022.

Read More »

Trump praises Duterte’s deadly drug war in leaked transcript

US President Donald Trump told his Philippines’ counterpart that he was doing a good job fighting an illegal drug epidemic in his country, an effort that has led to thousands of deaths and drawn international condemnation from human rights groups.

Read More »