Friday, October 19, 2018

Entertainment

The Latest: Authorities say guards killed 3 Afghan officials

Afghan lawmaker say three top Kandahar province officials have been killed by their own guards in an attack at a security meeting that also wounded two U.S. troops
Published: 10/18/18
Turkey pledges accountability in Saudi probe; critics wonder

Turkey pledges accountability in Saudi probe; critics wonder

Under global scrutiny, Turkey vows to get to the bottom of the alleged killing of a Saudi journalist at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. Some critics see a double standard.
Published: 10/18/18
French, UK, Dutch ministers cancel trip to Saudi conference

French, UK, Dutch ministers cancel trip to Saudi conference

Senior government officials from France, Britain and the Netherlands joined a growing list of people cancelling out of an investment conference in Saudi Arabia amid questions over the disappearance of a dissident writer.
Published: 10/18/18
Manhunt in Crimea for possible accomplice in school attack

Manhunt in Crimea for possible accomplice in school attack

An official says authorities in Crimea are searching for a possible accomplice of the student who carried out a shooting-and-bomb attack on a vocational school, killing 20 people and wounding more than 50 others
Published: 10/18/18
Exiled Vietnamese blogger: I'm not alone advocating freedom

Exiled Vietnamese blogger: I'm not alone advocating freedom

A Vietnamese blogger sent into exile in the United States says her reunion with her family after 2 years in prison is proof she is not alone in speaking for freedom
Published: 10/18/18
Japan exports fall in September, first decline since 2016

Japan exports fall in September, first decline since 2016

Japan has recorded a trade surplus for September of $1.2 billion, but exports fell 1.2 percent from the previous year, marking the first decline since 2016, after several natural disasters
Published: 10/18/18
Khashoggi warns in last column of free rein to silence media

Khashoggi warns in last column of free rein to silence media

The Washington Post has published a new column by missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, warning that Middle East governments 'have been given free rein to continue silencing the media at an increasing rate'
Published: 10/18/18
Indian gov't minister resigns, denies sex harassment claims

Indian gov't minister resigns, denies sex harassment claims

India's junior external affairs minister resigns after 20 women accused him of sexually harassing them during his previous media career; he says he will challenge 'false allegations' against him
Published: 10/18/18
Jubilant customers light up as pot sales begin in Canada

Jubilant customers light up as pot sales begin in Canada

Jubilant customers stood in long lines for hours then lit up and celebrated on sidewalks as Canada became the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace
Published: 10/17/18
Student gunman kills 19, wounds 50 at school in Crimea

Student gunman kills 19, wounds 50 at school in Crimea

Russian officials say a student attacked a vocational school in Crimea, going on a rampage that killed 17 other students and left about 50 people wounded
Published: 10/17/18