• Escaped mental patient is in California
Escaped mental patient is in California

Authorities say Saito took a taxi to Honolulu, where he chartered a plane and flew to Maui. He walked out, climbed into a waiting taxi, and boarded a charter flight before the state Health Department even had a chance to alert authorities about his absence.

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  • Lawsuit claims 'thousands' of women have been raped, harassed by Uber drivers
Lawsuit claims 'thousands' of women have been raped, harassed by Uber drivers

In a statement provided to Bustle, Jeanne Christensen, one of the attorneys representing the Jane Does, says that Uber "must come forward with information about how many reports it has received about rapes , sexual assaults and gender-motivated harassment to allow consumers to assess whether Uber really does provide safe rides, especially to w...

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  • Four dead after shooting rampage in Northern California
Four dead after shooting rampage in Northern California

Johnston said officials received multiple 911 calls about gunfire at an intersection of two dirt roads. He then started driving, shooting targets seemingly at random before trying to enter a school, which was already on lockdown . Rosie DeOliveira, administrative assistant at the association, said deputies for much of the morning had instructed th...

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  • Court gives go-ahead for minimum alcohol price in Scotland
Court gives go-ahead for minimum alcohol price in Scotland

Scottish government ministers are now likely to set a floor price for all alcohol sold in Scotland as early as next April, following their victory in a long and bitter court battle with the Scotch Whisky Association . In a unanimous ruling, the Supreme Court said: "Minimum pricing is a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim". It comes...

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  • Roy Moore Says He's Being 'Harassed' By The Media
Roy Moore Says He's Being 'Harassed' By The Media

Speaking with Fox News , Pastor David Gonnella defended Christian extremist and child molester Roy Moore by calling Republicans "sissies" for dumping Moore after reports surfaced detailing the Alabama senate candidate's history of sexually abusing and harassing teenage girls.

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  • Three US Navy Carriers Conduct Joint Exercises
Three US Navy Carriers Conduct Joint Exercises

Three Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers linked up for the first time with three U.S. Navy aircraft carriers for a massive exercise on November 12 in the Sea of Japan in a show of force toward Pyongyang. The exercise is the first time three carrier strike groups have operated together in the Western Pacific since exercises Valiant Shield 2006 a...

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  • Rare 5.4-magnitude quake hits southern S Korea
Rare 5.4-magnitude quake hits southern S Korea

The initial quake was recorded at a depth of 10km, USGS said. The Korean peninsula rarely has to worry about significant quakes, unlike neighbouring Japan. As many fear more quakes that may take place on the crucial day, Prime Minister Lee Nak-Yeon ordered officials to deploy "all government resources possibly available" to ensure that Thursday's...

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  • Donations sought for Operation Christmas Child
Donations sought for Operation Christmas Child

OCC is an annual program of evangelist Franklin Graham's global relief agency Samaritan's Purse. This Christmas season, for the first time, they have a place in Stockton to drop off boxes filled with children's gifts. Gerri Miller, 37, of Oberlin, has been involved with Operation Christmas Child since 2003, when she first heard about it in coll...

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  • RT Network Now Official Russian 'Agent' in the US
RT Network Now Official Russian 'Agent' in the US

The Moscow-based broadcaster has become a focus of the investigations into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election. Washington considers RT a propaganda arm of the Kremlin and told it to register its American operation under the Foreign Agents Registration Act aimed at lobbyists and lawyers representing foreign politica...

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  • UCLA Basketball Players Released From China
UCLA Basketball Players Released From China

Three UCLA freshmen basketball players arrested in China on suspicion of shoplifting are scheduled Wednesday make their first public statements since they were taken into custody. The guys had been holed up at the Hyatt Hangzhou for the past week while the school and even President Trump worked on their release . The players then appeare...

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  • Blues stunted my progress - Loftus-Cheek
Blues stunted my progress - Loftus-Cheek

Speaking of his move in an interview, the 21-year-old said, "I had a vision and it became quite strong that I wanted to go from Chelsea ". But England boss Gareth Southgate told reporters ahead of Palace's clash with Everton this weekend: "It's a problem with his back which he has had periodically so I think we're ok".

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  • 4th person killed in Tampa area in possible shooting spree
4th person killed in Tampa area in possible shooting spree

Police believe the four killings, none of which involved a robbery or other obvious motive, may be related. "We are treating it as though it is related until we rule otherwise", interim Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan said during a news conference Tuesday.

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  • Iran says does not interfere in Lebanese state affairs
Iran says does not interfere in Lebanese state affairs

Amid "the state of deadlock" in Lebanon following the resignation of its prime minister, the prelates said they were concerned that he had not yet returned to Lebanon, stressing that this was "necessary for the sake of dignity, sovereignty and stability".

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  • Russia Used Video Game Screenshots to
Russia Used Video Game Screenshots to "Prove" the US Is Assisting ISIS

The images were from the game AC-130 Gunship Simulator , available for iOS and Android. At least one of the photographs exactly matched a frame from a promotional video for a "AC-130 Gunship Simulator" computer game posted online in March 2015.

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  • US House to Adopt Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training for Members, Staffs
US House to Adopt Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training for Members, Staffs

The staffer subsequently quit, Comstock said. It was a male who then invited her in. "In fact, there are two members of Congress, Republican and Democrat, right now, who serve, who have been subject to review or not have been subject to review, but have engaged in sexual harassment", Speier said in remarks during a House Administration committee ...

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  • Hizbul militant, soldier killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam
Hizbul militant, soldier killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam

Sensing that they were trapped, the hiding terrorists fired at the security forces, trigerring an encounter which continues. SP Pani, Deputy Inspector General, south Kashmir, told The New Indian Express that the injured policeman has been hospitalised and his condition is said to be stable.

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  • Chennai shocker: Girl dies after stalker sets her ablaze along with family
Chennai shocker: Girl dies after stalker sets her ablaze along with family

On another hand, the family says that Akash has been stalking and harassing Indhuja from past one month. Induja succumbed to her injuries on her way to the hospital. Induja's uncle said that Ashok was stalking Induja since her father went overseas for some work. When the family refused to let him see her, Aakash poured petrol on the woman and burnt...

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  • Protests in NZ as Ardern talks Manus
Protests in NZ as Ardern talks Manus

In a statement on Sunday, PNG's immigration minister, Petrus Thomas, told refugees and asylum seekers still in the centre they must leave by Monday "so that they can have access to basic necessities such as food, water, medical care and security and that the work on decommissioning of the facility ...

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  • United Nations dismisses Saudi conditions to reopen Yemen port
United Nations dismisses Saudi conditions to reopen Yemen port

Saudi Arabia announced it shut down all ports after a November 4 ballistic missile attack on Riyadh near its worldwide airport by the Shiite rebels known as Houthis. Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the UN Abdallah al-Mouallimi told reporters in NY on Monday that ports in government-controlled areas such as Aden, Mukalla and Mocha will be reopened.

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  • Controlling the Indo-Pacific: India, US, Japan Australia resurrect quadrilateral dialogue
Controlling the Indo-Pacific: India, US, Japan Australia resurrect quadrilateral dialogue

The dialogue is aimed at bolstering their influence over the region against China's expanding presence. In his speech, Geng Shuang also mentioned, "US-brokered proposal of these countries to ensure free and open "Indo-Pacific"... "The officials examined ways to achieve common goals and address shared challenges in the region". The MEA said the ...

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  • North Korean Soldier Is Shot While Defecting Across DMZ, South Says
North Korean Soldier Is Shot While Defecting Across DMZ, South Says

The US has around 28,500 troops stationed in South Korea. It is the second major incident to rock the heavily fortified DMZ after a North Korean guard was shot trying to flee the communist nation. "Our military maintains full readiness while strengthening the alert in preparation for the possibility of provocations by the North Korean army", th...

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  • Jeff Sessions rebuffed a Republican who wants to investigate Comey
Jeff Sessions rebuffed a Republican who wants to investigate Comey

Democratic lawmakers already contend the attorney general has not been forthcoming with them and have signaled that questions about the new revelations are likely to dominate what could otherwise have been a routine oversight hearing. During the March 2016 meeting, Sessions shut down Papadopoulos' idea of engaging with Russian contacts, according t...

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  • Xi calls on China, Vietnam to enhance high-level strategic communication
Xi calls on China, Vietnam to enhance high-level strategic communication

Vietnam gave Chinese President Xi Jinping the red carpet treatment on Sunday at the start of a state visit, as the two communist neighbours try to broaden their economic ties and resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea. "Li said China is the largest country in the South China Sea and a major nation that uses the lanes in the sea, thus C...

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  • Duterte thanks Putin for weapons used against Islamic militants
Duterte thanks Putin for weapons used against Islamic militants

Trump said he planned to make a "major statement" about his trip from the White House later this week, and spoke of the "many good friends" he made during the trip. They also say it has uncomfortable similarities with Nazi leader Adolf Hitler's salute. Duterte is determined to show that even the U.S. president is behind him, while Trump is eager ...

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  • California launch of new United States weather satellite postponed
California launch of new United States weather satellite postponed

The spacecraft was built by Ball Aerospace and involves a collaboration between NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration . "We're pretty excited about the launch ", said Joe Pica, director of the weather service's office of operations, who added the spacecraft is created to last about seven years.

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  • Australia's same-sex marriage postal survey results
Australia's same-sex marriage postal survey results

Tiernan Brady, the director of Australian Marriage Equality , told HuffPost Australia last week the religious freedoms argument ran counter-intuitive to the idea of having a vote for marriage equality. "You could potentially see a situation where a hire vehicle company could leave their customers stranded on the way to a marriage ceremony simp...

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  • Iran natural disaster survivors plead for help as toll rises
Iran natural disaster survivors plead for help as toll rises

The quake hit 19 miles from the eastern Iraqi city of Halabja along a 930-mile fault line that runs between the Arabian and Eurasian tectonic plates. Mohammad-Ali Monshizadeh, an official from Kermanshah province, told the Irna state news agency: "Up to now, we have issued 430 death certificates.

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  • Israel says it will strike in Syria despite truce
Israel says it will strike in Syria despite truce

The Iranian presence through proxies on Israel's border is seen "as a major strategic threat and - importantly - increasingly as one that can not easily be addressed by a paltry few kilometers of buffer near the Golan" he continued. The comments, carried by Russian news agencies RIA and Interfax , came following media reports that claimed that t...

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  • Tanks seen heading for Zimbabwe capital, rumor of coup
Tanks seen heading for Zimbabwe capital, rumor of coup

General Constantino Chiwenga, left, sent a warning to Mugabe yesterday. As Mr Mugabe has systematically dismissed veterans of the liberation struggle from party posts, the top echelons of Zanu-PF are now stacked with officials who did not fight in the independence war.

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  • Three dead in California school shooting
Three dead in California school shooting

Johnston said he was told the suspected shooter was killed by law enforcement gunfire. Details were still sketchy hours after the shootings, and authorities did not have a firm count of the wounded due to the number of places the gunman attacked, Johnston said.

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  • College party turns to terror after floor collapses
College party turns to terror after floor collapses

According to the Denton Fire Department, the flooring of a third-floor unit at The Ridge on Colorado Boulevard caved in during a party with at least 30 guests. Carroll and her roommates weren't in the apartment at the time of the collapse. "That's life threatening. If we were in our living room, we wouldn't have made it out because by what we've se...

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  • Penn State Releases Statement in Response to New Beta Theta Pi Charges
Penn State Releases Statement in Response to New Beta Theta Pi Charges

Prosecutors brought charges against 12 new defendants and additional charges against five previously named defendants in the case after the Federal Bureau of Investigation was able to recover deleted surveillance video from the frat house basement on the night in question.

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  • Chinese worldwide students targeted in ransom scam found safe
Chinese worldwide students targeted in ransom scam found safe

Police said they were concerned for her safety and think this may be related to two other recent disappearances of Chinese nationals. "Obviously (she is) traumatized by the whole thing but at no point was she harmed or her family", said Sidhu.

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  • Boris Johnson finally apologises for causing 'further anguish' to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Boris Johnson finally apologises for causing 'further anguish' to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

During a House of Commons grilling, Mr Johnson told MPs: "The British Government has no doubt Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe was in Iran on holiday and that was the sole objective of her visit". Asked what she was doing in Iran, Mr Gove told BBC One's The Andrew Marr Show: "I don't know". He believes Johnson "should go to bed at night worrying about [the ...

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  • Police have 'subject in custody' following stabbings at Mall of America
Police have 'subject in custody' following stabbings at Mall of America

Local police told reporters the suspect had attempted to steal from a man in the fitting rooms before stabbing him and a male relative who was trying to help. Authorities say both men suffered non-life-threatening injuries. While the Macy's store closed early, the rest of the mall, with its more than 520 stores, remained open.

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