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'Very strong' typhoon projected to hit Honshu on Tuesday

'Very strong' typhoon projected to hit Honshu on Tuesday The typhoon, the 21st of the season, is striking the area of the country that is home to Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe. The storm was bearing down on western Japan and set to make landfall on Shikoku, the smallest main island, before raking across the western part of the largest main island, Honshu, and Osaka, the nation's second-largest city, later on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Largo police release sketch of suspect in Amber Alert

Largo police release sketch of suspect in Amber Alert The man was last seen wearing a white tank top and black basketball shorts. His mother told police that she and the little boy, Jordan, were out walking around 9 p.m. She later woke up in Largo Central Park. Jordan's great-grandmother told local media she was also not sure about the story. The mother said she lost consciousness, regaining it four hours later. [Full Article...]

4 missing after boats collide, sink on Colorado River

4 missing after boats collide, sink on Colorado River The Mohave County Sheriff's Office said she was located downstream of Topock, Arizona, near the California border. "We are shocked and heartbroken to learn about the passing of one of our own in this weekend's tragic Colorado River boat crash ", said Gary Herbst, Kaweah Delta's CEO. [Full Article...]

Malaysia: Women caned in public for lesbian act

Malaysia: Women caned in public for lesbian act Two Malaysian women convicted under Islamic law of attempting to have sex have been caned in public. The pair, whose identities have not been revealed, pleaded guilty last month to breaking Islamic laws and were sentenced to six strokes of the cane each and a fine of 3,300 ringgit (26,000 baht). [Full Article...]

Trump escalates attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Trump escalates attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions Collins, a Republican who represents the area between Buffalo and Rochester, was the first member of Congress to endorse Trump's candidacy. Chris Collins of NY was indicted on insider trading charges, which he has denied, while Duncan Hunter of California was accused with his wife of using campaign donations for personal purposes. [Full Article...]

Woman Smashes Windows, Runs Over Bus Driver In Road Rage Incident

Woman Smashes Windows, Runs Over Bus Driver In Road Rage Incident Police say that the incident began when the woman illegally passed the bus and was hit by the bus as a result. The woman then took a wooden baseball bat out of the trunk of her gold Audi and beat on the bus windows, cracking the windshield, according to the report. [Full Article...]

Deputy shoots man after gunfire outside Ice Cube concert

Deputy shoots man after gunfire outside Ice Cube concert From the video, the armed man, identified as 22-year-old Daniel Elizarraras can be seen pointing his gun in the air before firing off two shots. Reports said deputies ordered the man to drop the weapon, then fired four rounds when he refused to follow their instructions, hitting him at least once. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing to have tie-ins to Trump

Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing to have tie-ins to Trump Joe Manchin of West Virginia, voted to confirm Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, Trump's previous nominee. Kavanaugh is likely to take the same approach when grilled on other hot-button issues, including abortion, affirmative action, federal regulatory authority, the death penalty, immigration and voting rights. [Full Article...]

Cops identify mom who brought baby on high-speed chase

Cops identify mom who brought baby on high-speed chase Troopers say the woman, who was wanted on warrants, drove off after they tried to stop her. It speeds across a grassy median and onto a slip road as the two left wheels appear to briefly lift off the ground. Authorities eventually get the driver, the infant in the carrier and the child in the back seat of the vehicle Rodriguez allegedly tried to steal to safety. [Full Article...]

Former chief rabbi warns of 'existential threat' to UK Jews

Former chief rabbi warns of 'existential threat' to UK Jews Jeremy Corbyn's "vitriolic hatred of Israel " has blinded him to the company he keeps, a Jewish Labour MP has said. The MP for Barking warned that even if the party's ruling National Executive Committee embraces the full IHRA definition of anti-Semitism - which it had refrained from doing - it would not be enough to fix the damage. [Full Article...]

Massive Explosions at Damascus Military Airport

Massive Explosions at Damascus Military Airport Assad's forces, backed by military support from Russian Federation and Iran, have recaptured major cities in recent years, often involving agreements with both opposition fighters and civilians that allowed them to flee to Idlib. Several strikes against Syrian government or allied forces have in the past been attributed to U.S. forces, which were deployed with the declared goal of fighting the Isl... [Full Article...]

Fire guts National Museum

Fire guts National Museum The museum was founded in 1818, by King John VI of Portugal. A police officer shines a light at rescued items during a fire at the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil. As the fire raged researchers, professors and university students expressed a mix of sorrow and indignation, with some calling for demonstrations on Monday in front of the ravaged building. [Full Article...]

JD.Com CEO Detained in United States for Sexual Misconduct

JD.Com CEO Detained in United States for Sexual Misconduct A Chinese e-commerce giant says its billionaire founder , Liu Qiangdong, has returned to China after earlier being arrested in the US on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct. The students were in the Twin Cities last week as part of their training. University spokeswoman Emma Bauer referred questions to the Minneapolis Police Department . [Full Article...]

Myanmar court convicts, jails journalists over Rohingya violence investigation

Myanmar court convicts, jails journalists over Rohingya violence investigation Army-led "clearance operations" drove 700,000 Rohingya into Bangladesh, carrying with them widespread accounts of atrocities - rape, murder and arson - by Myanmar police and troops. Myanmar's government, Krolicki said, still has an opportunity to "do the right thing" and free the journalists. Washington's envoy to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, had said the Trump administration expected to... [Full Article...]

Foul play not suspected in Australian woman's death on-board Greek yacht

Authorities have taken depositions from the crew as part of their investigation, as well as performing an autopsy on McNamara's body. McNamara, who hailed from Sydney , arrived in Greece in mid-June after traveling to Bermuda, Bali and the Whitsunday Islands in Australia. [Full Article...]

Double stabbing at Amsterdam station in possible terror attack

Double stabbing at Amsterdam station in possible terror attack One eyewitness told local broadcaster AT5 that the suspect is a man in his 30s who may have been in the queue for information at the NS service counter. The Netherlands has so far been spared from the slew of terror attacks which have rocked its closest European neighbors in the past few years. The National Coordinator for Counter-terrorism and Security Policy said the national threat level ... [Full Article...]

Saudi-led coalition admits errors in Yemen airstrike

Saudi-led coalition admits errors in Yemen airstrike Over 50 people, including 40 children, were killed in the airstrike, which targeted a bus that Saudi intelligence officials said they believed was carrying senior Houthi rebels. The US State Department welcomed on Sunday the Saudi-led coalition's announcement as "an important first step toward full transparency and accountability". [Full Article...]

Court majority blocks ex-president in Brazil

Court majority blocks ex-president in Brazil That would seem to leave the party's fortunes in the hands of its current vice presidential candidate Fernando Haddad, a former Sao Paulo mayor who so far has polled in single digits and would have to count on the borrowed charisma of da Silva to succeed. [Full Article...]

Pentagon cuts off financial aid to Pakistan

Pentagon cuts off financial aid to Pakistan The Trump administration accused Islamabad of granting safe haven to insurgents waging war in neighbouring Afghanistan. The U.S. Department of Defense has suspended $300 milllion in military funding to Pakistan, citing the country's failure to suppress militant groups. [Full Article...]

Frank Field resigns Labour whip saying leadership is "force for anti-Semitism"

Frank Field resigns Labour whip saying leadership is Mr Field has resigned the party's whip to continue as an independent Labour MP in what he said was a protest against the "thuggish and bullying" nature of some Labour party members against members of the Jewish community. I shall remain very much a Party member. At worst, it serves to legitimise appalling levels of bullying and intimidation of lifelong Labour supporters. [Full Article...]


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