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Recount shows Iraq's Sadr retains election victory, no major changes

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Popular Shiite Priests Moqtada al-Sadr maintained his leadership in Iraq's May-parliamentary elections. The result of a nationwide voting story showed on Friday and placed him to play a central role in forming the country's next government. PHILPHOTO – Iraqi Shiite clergy Moqtada al-Sadr, whose block first came, meets Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi, whose political group came …

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Hamas and Israel reportedly reach ceasefire after deadly exchange near Gaza

GAZA / SDEROT, Israel (Reuters) – Israel and Hamas, the Islamic group that rules the Gaza Strip, agreed on a truce on Thursday, two Palestinian officials said, an understanding that would end an escalation in fighting that has drawn mutual threats of war. There was no formal comment from Israel, but an Israeli official who spoke on condition of anonymity …

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Quake Death Toll increases to more than 300 in Indonesia

TANJUNG, Indonesia – The Indonesian island of Lombok was shaken by a third great earthquake in just over a week on Thursday, as the official death rate from the most powerful shakes grew to more than 300 people. The strong aftermath reported by the United States Geological Survey was 5.9, causing panic, damage to buildings, landslides and damage. It was …

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Games in Germany can have nazi pictures now

Video games in Germany have always had to censor Nazi pictures, to show that the content would violate the country's constitution. Now, after pressure from the German gaming industry federation, the government has relaxed its interpretation of certain laws and allows it under certain circumstances. Here is the censored version of the new Wolfenstein ] The German version of Wolfenstein …

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Brazil suffers from record killings in 2017 before the election

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil had a record number of murders last year, where the murder increased 3.7 percent from 2016 to 63,880 according to a study released on Thursday, just months before a presidential election where violence has become a key issue . Civilian police forces patrol during an operation against drug traffickers in the Rocinha slum in …

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Brazil suffers from record killings in 2017 before the election

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil had a record number of murders last year, where the murder increased 3.7 percent from 2016 to 63,880 according to a study released on Thursday, just months before a presidential election where violence has become a key issue . By 2017, Brazil had a murder of 30.8 per 100,000 people, up from 29.9 in …

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Abby Huntsman is expected to join "The View" at ABC – Variety

They are entitled to "The View." Abby Huntsman, who has worked on Fox News Channel as a general mission reporter and co-worker in the Fox & Friends' weekend, is expected to join the ABC Daily Show, according to a person familiar with the situation. Huntsman, daughter of Jon Huntsman, US ambassador to Russia, was to reinforce the votes of young …

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