Dozens killed as army helicopter crash, suicide bomb attack rocks Afghanistan

An Afghan army helicopter carrying senior officials crashed in the western Farah province early Wednesday, killing all 25 people on board. Naser Mehdi, a spokesman for the provincial governor, said the chopper crashed around 9:10 a.m. shortly after taking off from the mountainous Anar Dara district and heading for nearby Herat province. He said the… Read More Dozens killed as army helicopter crash, suicide bomb attack rocks Afghanistan

President Donald Trump seeks to end automatic conferment of citizenship on babies born in U.S

​President Donald Trump on Tuesday revived his support for the legally questionable theory that citizenship is not automatically conferred on children born in the United States of illegal immigrants, in a bid to reshape immigration policies with crucial congressional elections a week away. Seeking to shore up support for fellow Republicans, Trump told the Axios… Read More President Donald Trump seeks to end automatic conferment of citizenship on babies born in U.S

U.S. deploy 5,200 troops to secure border with Mexico 

The United States said on Monday it will send over 5,200 troops to help secure the border with Mexico, a far larger-than-expected deployment as President Donald Trump hardens his stance on immigration ahead of November 6 mid-term elections. The deployment will create an active-duty force comparable in size to the U.S. military contingent in Iraq,… Read More U.S. deploy 5,200 troops to secure border with Mexico 

Far-right lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil’s presidential election

Far-right lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil’s presidential election on Sunday, promising to clean up politics, shrink the state and crack down on crime, in a dramatic swing away from the left in the world’s fourth-largest democracy. The former army captain has alarmed many with vows to sweep political opponents off the map and comments denigrating… Read More Far-right lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil’s presidential election

IBM set to acquire software company Red Hat for $34billion

​IBM Corp said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire U.S. software company Red Hat Inc for $34 billion, including debt, as it seeks to diversify its technology hardware and consulting business into higher-margin products and services. The transaction is by far IBM’s biggest acquisition. It underscores IBM Chief Executive Ginni Rometty’s efforts to expand… Read More IBM set to acquire software company Red Hat for $34billion

Scores feared dead as Indonesian plane crashes into sea off Java island

​An aircraft with 189 people on board is believed to have sunk after crashing into the sea off Indonesia’s island of Java on Monday, shortly after takeoff from the capital on its way to the country’s tin-mining hub, officials said. A spokesman for Indonesia’s search and rescue agency said the Lion Air flight, JT610, lost… Read More Scores feared dead as Indonesian plane crashes into sea off Java island

Leicester City FC’s owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, four others confirmed dead in helicopter crash 

Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, a Thai tycoon, was killed along with four others when his helicopter crashed and then exploded after a Premier League match on Saturday, the soccer club and police said. Vichai bought the unheralded central England side in 2010 and went on to stun the soccer world by beating… Read More Leicester City FC’s owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, four others confirmed dead in helicopter crash 

Leceister City FC owner’s helicopter crashes outside stadium

​A helicopter belonging to Leicester City football club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha crashed in a ball of flames in the club’s car park on Saturday after a Premier League match, British media said. The Thai tycoon was among five people on board the helicopter, a source close to the club said. Also on board were two… Read More Leceister City FC owner’s helicopter crashes outside stadium