Wednesday, October 18, 2017

MI5 chief: 'More than 3,000 extremists in the UK'

Britain faces the highest rate of terror attacks in the last 30 years, the head of MI5 tells the BBC. Full story here

Philippine City Declared ‘Liberated’ From Terrorists After Months of Fighting

General Padilla described Mr. Mahmud as an “academic,” who lacked the leadership skills of Mr....

Spain Gives Catalan Leader Until Thursday to Withdraw Secessionist Bid

MADRID—Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy gave the leader of Catalonia until Thursday to cease his bid for independence...

Trauma medicine has learned lessons from the battlefield

BY 11.30pm on October 1st, 90 minutes after Stephen Paddock began firing out of a window at the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las...

Congo bank helped Hezbollah-linked company avoid US sanctions, report says

A new report alleges that several 2011...

Heard the One About Asia’s Comedy Scene? First, You’ll Need a Permit

The Chinese government requires him to submit scripts in advance of his commercial performances —...

Death Toll Tops 200 in Weekend Bombings in Somalia

The death toll from twin bombings in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu climbed above 200 over the weekend, making it...

In Belgium, arguments about Islam grow louder

LIKE much else in Belgium, the administration of the country’s second-largest religion is in a rather chaotic state, and things could get worse. In...

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Tourist on riding out Irma in St. Maarten, fears of looters

Reports of armed looters storming resorts following hurricane; Adam Lynch was rescued by a Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

Living with the Unsolved Mysteries of Modern American Life

It’s fair to wonder whether the Las Vegas shooting...
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Dave Franco Had a Weed Cookie-Induced Panic Attack at His Surprise Party

Dave Franco tells Jimmy about the time his now-wife Alison Brie threw him a surprise party when they first started dating and getting tortured...