Tracking post-tropical cyclone Ian: Ian pounds NC with rain, winds prompting flood and tornado watches, warnings

RALEIGH, NC (WTVD) — Ian is moving closer to North Carolina, with rain and wind ramping up across the region. 10:30 p.m Flood warnings change to flood watches in areas across the Triangle. 10:00 p.m Reports of cars under water in Durham. 9:00 p.m More trees topple bringing down power lines, increasing power outages. Duke … Read more

Iran arrests Europeans accused of role in unrest

Death of woman in morality police custody kindled protests Widening revolt against clerical establishment Iran blames hostile West for stoking unrest Official says 19 killed during attack on police station DUBAI, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Iran, which has blamed “foreign enemies” for protests that swept the country after the death of a woman in morality … Read more

China certifies C919 jet to compete with Airbus and Boeing

BEIJING/SYDNEY, Sept 29 (Reuters) – China held a ceremony on Thursday to certify its C919 narrowbody passenger jet, photos on social media showed, representing a major milestone in the country’s ambitions to challenge Airbus (AIR.PA) and Boeing (BA.N) in commercial aerospace. The plane, produced by state-owned manufacturer Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (COMAC), had been … Read more

UK economy: What next as crisis after crisis hits?

London CNN Business — There was good news and bad in Friday’s revised data about the UK economy. It grew — marginally — in the second quarter of the year, rather than shrinking as previously estimated. But the latest update from the Office for National Statistics also showed that the United Kingdom is the only … Read more

Iran detains journalists and celebrities as death toll from “ruthless” crackdown on protests climbs

Iran stepped up pressure on celebrities and journalists Thursday over the wave of women-led protests sparked by outrage over the death of Mahsa Amini, after she was arrested by the Islamic republic’s morality police. The Iranian security forces’ crackdown on protesters and those who support them has left 83 people dead, according to the Norway-based … Read more

Kabul, Afghanistan: At least 23 dead after suicide bomb blast at Kaaj educational center

Kabul, Afghanistan CNN — A suicide bomb attack on an education center in Kabul has killed at least 23 people, most of whom are believed to be young women, in the latest sign of the deteriorating security situation in the Afghan capital. The explosion took place on Friday at the Kaaj education center, in a … Read more

What is India’s Muslim group PFI? | News

The Indian government this week declared the Popular Front of India (PFI) an unlawful association, banning the Muslim group and its associates for five years. The decision under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) on Wednesday came after security agencies last week conducted nationwide raids and arrested dozens of people linked to PFI in multiple … Read more

The Queen died at 3:10pm. So, why did it take more than three hours to tell Prince Harry?

The Queen died at Balmoral of ‘old age’, it was revealed yesterday – the first time a monarch’s death certificate is believed to have been made public. But the document also raises intriguing questions after details on it confirmed that Prince Harry was not informed of his grandmother’s death for more than three hours. Only … Read more