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Cyclone Mekunu pounds Yemen island on its path to Oman

After rain and wind blew through Hubballi, the entire roof of a building in Udyama Nagara there which houses Venkateshwara Steels and George Oakes, flew away. Salalah and the surrounding area received almost 11in (278mm) of rain, almost three times i...

Congress threatens to block deal between White House and China on ZTE

The Commerce Department last month had blocked China's ZTE from importing American components for seven years, accusing it of misleading USA regulators, after it had settled charges of violating sanctions against Iran and North Korea, Fox News r...

Campaigners make final pitches on eve of Ireland's abortion referendum

The letter said these experiences with the people they serve left the priests with the firm conviction of the wonder of human life that begins at conception. Abortion is an issue of reproductive health-care, not morality. "I do not believe the smart...

Tamil Nadu violence: CPI demands resignation of CM K Palaniswami

The Labour Party in Britain wants Vedanta Resources Plc.to be de-listed from the London Stock Exchange after 13 people died while protesting against Sterlite Copper's smelter in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi earlier this week. I appeal to the pe...

Putin reveals when he will step down as Russian Federation president

Mr Macron has been openly critical of Moscow's unwavering support for Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, whom he has repeatedly shielded at the UN Security Council by thwarting attempts to assign blame for chemical attacks against civilians on the Assa...

Michael Cohen Got $500,000 After Trump Tower Meeting With Russian Oligarch

Vekselberg is Columbus Nova's biggest client. Intrater told the Times that Vekselberg had no role in the decision to hire Cohen. A representative for Vekselberg also did not respond immediately to a request for comment. Cohen's office was on the 26...

Taiwan Scrambles Fighters as Chinese Heavy Bombers Circle the Island

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters in January that he hoped "all African countries can appear in the family portrait of China-Africa cooperation, without anyone missing". "We also call on private firms to collectively reject China's un...

2 hurt in Indiana middle school shooting; suspect in custody

Students and parents said Seaman, a science teacher who also coaches football and track, helped stop the shooter, who pulled out a gun and opened fire while a seventh-grade class was taking a test. Jowitt said that the school employs a full-time ...

Peel Police Release An Update On The Mississauga Restaurant Bombing

According to Peel Regional Police, two suspects detonated the device and fled the scene. Three of them have suffered " critical blast injuries " and were rushed to a Toronto trauma centre, Canadian broadcaster CBC reported. They kept our vehicl...

Ireland abortion referendum: What you need to know

The Late Late Show, as well as the Irish Times, conducted exit polls - that's where they stop voters on the way out of the polling station and ask them how they voted - on the issue at hand. However, campaign group Save The 8th says politicians are...

Parents sue deadbeat son to get out of their house

Mark and Christina Rotondo brought the court case after several eviction letters offering money and other help were ignored. "Michael, after a discussion with your mother, we have decided that you must leave this house immediately", the February 2...

NOAA predicts near- or above-normal 2018 hurricane season

Weak El Nino conditions - water warming on the surface of the ocean along the equator - could develop during the hurricane season . No matter what the season may hold - looking at the ocean and its phases may provide a glimpse into the future of h...

Russian Military Missile Was Responsible for Downing Deadly Flight MH17, Investigators Find

The JIT appealed for information from anyone who knew who gave the orders before the passenger jet was shot down. Prosecutors said they have presented their findings to Moscow and are seeking answers. He said: "It was not drunken militants with Ukr...

Meghan Markle Gets an Official Coat of Arms

The Arms features represent her home state of California as well as her new life as a member of the Royal Family . The Duchess of Sussex is now the holder of a Coat of Arms which has been created for her following the royal's marriage to Prin...

North Korea's explosive, "peace-loving" gesture of dismantling its nuclear site

Many observers had expected a belligerent North Korean response to Trump's cancellation, but the comments by Kim, the North's vice foreign minister, seemed, at times , nearly meek, and in stark contrast to the bellicose declarations past year of th...

Australian grandmother accused of drug trafficking in Malaysia to be hanged

Upon leaving Shanghai, Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto was approached by a stranger, who asked her to take a backpack back to Melbourne. The grandmother, and mother-of-four, told law enforcement she was on her way back from Shanghai where she met a US...

Video shows road rage suspect hitting vehicle, man with sledgehammer

Police are still trying to identify the attacker and the victims. The SUV, in a scramble to leave the lot, causes its passenger to fall out of the vehicle. The man with the sledgehammer gets back in the truck and drives away. "No one is safe", said...

Louie's Grill & Bar in Oklahoma City: 'Armed citizen' fatally shoots gunman

A man saying he is related to the two gunshot victims said they are his daughter and granddaughter, newsok.com reports . "Lake Hefner shooting update: A man walked into the Louie's restaurant and opened fire with a gun". Tilghman had on ear muff...

The woman who became the face of Ireland’s campaign for abortion rights

Turnout could top the 61 percent who backed gay marriage by a landslide in a 2015 if trends reported by 1700 GMT continue, national broadcaster RTE reported. Here are some highlights of POLITICO's coverage of the referendum campaign. The Catholic Ch...

Dad Forgot 1-Year-Old Was in Truck, Left on Business Trip

Police said Barker flew out of Nashville on a business trip and his wife went to work. Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. A one-year-old baby girl has died after her father accidentally left her inside a hot pickup truck in East Nashville....

Trudeau to Trump: Auto tariffs would hit USA just as hard

President Trump used the same provision of US trade law in March when he called for tariffs on foreign-made steel and aluminum. The investigation will examine whether the decline of the US automobile sector threatens to weaken the USA economy ...

Iran presses European Union on measures to salvage nuclear deal

But this has proven hard, with many European firms alarmed at the specter of far-reaching US financial penalties. "Our position is very clear: Make the JCPOA ( Iran deal) a successful story, then come to us and ask for dialogue or discussion or ...

ZTE exemption is a 'favor' to Chinese leader

A couple of months ago, when the U.S. and China appeared to be on the brink of a trade war, Elon Musk took to Twitter to complain to U.S. President Donald Trump about the unfair trade rules on U.S. According to Reuters sources, a proposed tra...

Trump Canceled North Korea Summit to Get Ahead of Kim Jong

Responding to Trump's letter , Pyongyang said it is willing to hold talks "at any time , at any format" and echoing USA president's letter - that talks could still happen if Kim changed his mind - said it was willing to give the United States " tim...

Amazon Alexa Records Couple's Personal Conversation And Sends It To A Contact

The report points out the call warning them to unplug their Alexa devices was from one of her husband's employees in Seattle to whom Alexa had sent the private conversation. While Amazon tried to downplay the concerns of its know-how's penchant f...

So Pusha T's 'brilliant' album now means we've forgiven Kanye?

The picture is from 2006 and shows the late singer's bathroom. And this other artwork is 85 grand.' I said, 'Hey, I don't want to pay for that and I wasn't even going to ask you to pay for that. "I just think that if in fact this conversion to love i...

These Democratic women just won primaries in red states

Abrams' campaign spokesperson told the site their goal was to "reach out to a multiracial, multiethnic coalition of urban, suburban and rural voters". The few exceptions to this rule helped confirm it in the minds of many southern white Democratic ...

NFL Kneeling Rule Disrespects Players; Subverts Democracy to Placate Autocrat

Trump said in the interview broadcast Thursday that he hadn't seen the new policy prior to his answer but "NFL owners did the right thing with that if that's what they've done". The league also gave teams leeway in setting their own rules for nati...

USA disinvites China from Pacific military exercises: Pentagon

Several countries participate, and China has been involved since 2014. The world's largest worldwide naval exercise, it is held biennially in the summer months of even-numbered years in the waters around the Hawaiian islands and southern California...

Kelly sues him for sexual assault and herpes infection

The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they decide to make their names public, which Rodgers has done. The campaign has gained traction. Spotify recently removed his music from th...

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Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evidence including alleged statistical misrepresentations by the elections administration body, ZEC and other factors that included an ...

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

At one point, you could hear Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers chiming in. If President Donald Trump is going to fire special counsel Robert Mueller that also has to happen afte...

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

That's what happened previous year at the original "Unite the Right" rally and at a July 2017 Ku Klux Klan gathering in Charlottesville, where Klansmen were outnumbered 20-to-1. T...

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

That's an assessment climate scientists and fire ecologists agree with, as NPR's Kirk Siegler reports : "People should not take solace that this is the worst it's going to get". '...

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Hesse said that European banks could suffer losses if they loaned money in Turkey or owned Turkish banks but that the possible losses were not large enough to trigger a eurozone ba...

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

Rescue workers look for survivors of Sunday's natural disaster on the Indonesian island of Lombok. Thousands of tourists visiting Lombok - as well as the nearby Gili Islands and...

Man steals aircraft from Seattle airport, fighter jet scrambled

Flights out of Sea-Tac, the largest commercial airport in the Pacific Northwest, were temporarily grounded during the drama. Horizon Air is part of Alaska Air Group and flies sho...

Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races

Whitmer, a former legislative leader, defeated chemical-testing businessman Shri Thanedar and ex-Detroit health director Abdul El-Sayed in Tuesday's primary. Gretchen Driskell for ...

Death toll touches 29, red alert in 8 districts

Some visuals from flood-affected areas of the coastal state. The South-West monsoon has been vigorous over Kerala , resulting in heavy rains in various parts of the state for ...

In Gaza Flare-Up, New York Times Obscures Cause and Effect

Israeli aircraft struck more than 150 targets in Gaza overnight and Palestinian militants fired scores of rockets, including a long-range missile deep into Israel, escalating fig...

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At Least Four Killed in Canada Shooting

At Least Four Killed in Canada Shooting

It was not immediately clear what caused the shooting. Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale told reporters he could not discuss details of the latest shooting. Tim Moreh...

US Senator Presents Letter From Trump For Putin

US Senator Presents Letter From Trump For Putin

However, deputy White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said the missive was a "letter of introduction" that Trump had written at Paul's request and "mentioned topics of interest that...

Saudi Arabia 'threatens' Canada with 9/11 style attack

Saudi Arabia 'threatens' Canada with 9/11 style attack

In response, the Saudi Arabian government took quick retaliatory action by expelling Canada's ambassador and calling their own home, suspending all new trade deals, cancelling all ...

US can't be trusted, Iran's Rouhani tells North Korea

US can't be trusted, Iran's Rouhani tells North Korea

North Korea's nuclear weapons program has caused global tension for decades and the rhetoric and threats from Kim and Trump had been especially hostile before their June meeting...

Israeli strike kills 2 Hamas militants in disputed area

Israeli strike kills 2 Hamas militants in disputed area

A 6-meter high fence and additional security measures will be installed on the barrier by the end of 2018, the ministry said in a statement . The incident took place as Egypt ...

Yemen war: 'Children killed' in bus attack

Yemen war: 'Children killed' in bus attack

CNN reported that dozens of children under the age of 15 were killed in the attack, and many more were injured, according to reports from Yemeni officials and the Red Cross . N...

Forensic Accountant Next Up in Manafort Trial as Gates Ends Testimony

Forensic Accountant Next Up in Manafort Trial as Gates Ends Testimony

Prosecutors summoned Mr Gates to give jurors the first-hand account of a co-conspirator they say helped Mr Manafort carry out an elaborate offshore tax-evasion and bank fraud schem...

Lombok quake: Advice for travellers

Lombok quake: Advice for travellers

She live tweeted the natural disaster to her 10.6m followers. A 6.4-magnitude quake shook the island July 29 , killing more than a dozen people and briefly stranding hu...

Trump asks supporters to vote on logo for 'Space Force' gear

Trump asks supporters to vote on logo for 'Space Force' gear

At that point, the subject of a service branch for space had already been the subject of hot debate within the military and Congress. Leaders of the Air Force , which now owns ex...