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October 11th is International Day of the Girl Child

October 11th marks the United Nations initiative: International Day of the Girl Child which strives to address the challenges that girls face by breaking down stereotypes, pushing gender boundaries for changes in inequality, technology, education, and leadership...

Mumbai court rejects bail plea of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan’s son in drugs probe

A Mumbai court rejected the bail plea of 23-year-old son of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, Aryan Khan, on Friday (October 8), along with those of two others accused in a drugs investigation. Aryan...

Blast hits mosque in northeastern Afghanistan, killing worshippers

A blast tore through a mosque in Afghanistan's northeastern Kunduz province on Friday (October 8) killing and wounding many people, Taliban officials said. Eyewitness video from the blast site showed several injured people being...

Residents crowd at hospital after quake in southern Pakistan kills 20

Crowds of victims and their relatives gathered at a local hospital in Harnai after an earthquake struck southern Pakistan on Thursday (October 7), killing at least 20 and leaving over 200 injured, according to authorities. 

Today Begins National Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

First Remarks since the Taliban Takeover: Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani Denies Fleeing Country with Millions of Dollars

Former Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani released an official apology Wednesday to Afghans for leaving the country last month and rejected allegations he left with millions of dollars. As the Taliban took over the Afghan...

Taliban accused of slaughtering pregnant Afghan policewoman in front of her kids

FIROZKOH, AFGHANISTAN – The Taliban murdered an 8-month pregnant police officer in front of her family on Saturday night, according to her son. Her sister identified the victim as Negar ‘Banu’ Masoomi, said that...

Suicide bomber attacks checkpoint in Quetta, Pakistan kills three

At least three paramilitary soldiers were killed and 20 wounded in a suicide attack in southwest Pakistan on Sunday, officials said, as the South Asian nation sees a spike in attacks on security forces over the last...

Are you next on Netflix?

New show in Texas is casting auditions As quick as a 1-minute video and a form to complete, you can be in the next Netflix binge worthy show. Texas is known to be filming-friendly...

‘I’m afraid for myself, my life, my freedom to work’, says Afghan MP

In the chaos and uncertainty of the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, legislator Farzana Kochai says she fears for her life first and her freedom next, but that Afghans will not tolerate a return to the harshest forms...

Latest News

Only 1 reported injury after plane carrying 21 is engulfed in flames

A plane crashed in Waller County, Texas, on Tuesday morning (October 19) during takeoff, leaving a smoldering...

Famed wax museum Madame Tussauds opens in the Middle East

In an Arabic-themed setting full of palm trees and Dubai's skylines, one of London's most loved tourist attractions, Madame Tussauds, last week...

Wall St opens higher as earnings whip up risk appetite

U.S. stock indexes opened higher on Tuesday (October 19) as upbeat quarterly reports from Johnson & Johnson and Travelers fired up risk...

Fiery two-vehicle crash in north Harris County

HARRIS COUNTY - Precinct 4 deputies are investigating a fiery two-vehicle that happened in North Harris County Monday night.

Suspect detained at Hillcroft Avenue after lengthy police chase

Missouri City – A suspect has been taken into custody in the 14600 block of West Hillcroft Avenue after a lengthy police...