Spain Readies Forces Able to Seize Catalan Leader Today
Spanish police are ready to arrest Catalan President Carles Puigdemont immediately if he declares independence in the regional parliament, according to two people familiar with the government’s plans.
LIVE: Catalan President Carles Puigdemont Addresses Lawmakers
Donald Trump challenges Rex Tillerson to an Autism Level test after being called a 'f*g moron'
Donald Trump has seemingly challenged his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, to an Autism Level test. This is just the latest chapter in their nascent feud after it was reported that the top US diplomat called the president a "f*g moron".
Millions of French workers go on strike against Macron labor reforms
Public sector unions representing over 5 million French workers are going on a nationwide strike on Tuesday to protest President Emmanuel Macron's labor reforms. Schools, hospitals and transport will be affected, with 30 percent of flights across the country canceled.
North Korea 'hackers steal US-South Korea war plans'
Hackers from North Korea are reported to have stolen a large cache of military documents from South Korea, including a plan to assassinate North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un.
Trump’s immigration plan revealed: Green card overhaul, no sanctuary cities, 10k more ICE officers
The White House has unveiled a set of immigration policies aimed at toughening up the existing laws and closing legal loopholes. The list envisions transforming the Green Card system, beefing up border security and facilitating deportations.
F-35: Can anything else go wrong with Britain’s fighter jet order?
Britain’s new US-made fighter jets, due to come into service in less than three years, could face severe delays in yet another embarrassing software hiccup for the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
US ‘simulates’ anti-ISIS fight in Iraq as terrorists cross into Syria – MoD
The Russian Defense Ministry has accused the US-led international coalition of “simulating” the fight against ISIS in Iraq. The coalition conducted fewer airstrikes in Iraq in September while well-armed terrorists crossed into Syria, Moscow added.
Man in a shark costume fined for breaking Austria's anti-burqa laws
A man wearing a shark costume has been fined by Austrian police for breaking the country's recently introduced anti-burqa laws, according to reports. The man had donned the costume to promote the McShark electronics store in Vienna when he was approached by police and asked to remove the head.
Mark Zuckerberg takes bizarre tour of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico in virtual reality
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg visited the streets of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on Monday (9 October) in virtual reality to demonstrate the company's new "social VR" platform, Facebook Spaces, in a rather bizarre tone-deaf livestream.
Student arrested in fatal shooting of police officer at Texas college
A 19-year-old student has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a police officer at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, officials said on Monday night.