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Power outages hit parts of Manhattan sending subway stations, stores into darkness

Con Edison said it was working to restore power to 42,000 customers, mostly on the west side of Manhattan. Forty-two years ago to the day, on July 13 1977 some 9 million were affected by a massive power outage in New York City . "From what we're seeing at this moment, this is simply a mechanical problem and one, again, that sounds like it is addressable in a reasonable period of time", de Blasi... [Full Article...]

Magnitude 6.6 natural disaster off Western Australia coast stuns residents

Magnitude 6.6 natural disaster off Western Australia coast stuns residents There is no tsunami threat, according to the Australian Tsunami warning Centre. There was no immediate information about damage or casualties. There has been minor structure damage to buildings around Broome. You could see them moving. The Roey Hotel employee Cindy said she saw cars moving in the natural disaster. Stock at a number of stores was damaged when goods fell to the floor during ... [Full Article...]

Cantabrians hand in 542 firearms in one weekend

Cantabrians hand in 542 firearms in one weekend There's been a high security presence as armed police monitor and usher in gun owners - many accompanied by their partners - who have come to hand over their semi-automitic weapons. She said gun owners were forced to rely on police assessments of the condition of their guns and weren't getting paid anything for the thousands of dollars they had spent on tax as well as certain accessories and ammun... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump rips Paul Ryan on Twitter

Donald Trump rips Paul Ryan on Twitter According to The Washington Post , which reviewed the book ahead of its release, Ryan told Alberta that he wanted to "scold" Trump "all the time" because Trump "didn't know anything about government". Trump shot back Friday, lashing out at the former speaker as a "baby" and a "terrible speaker". "We've gotten so numbed by it all", Ryan says. The assessment is a far cry from what Trump... [Full Article...]

Theresa May laments failure to pass Brexit deal on her way out

Theresa May laments failure to pass Brexit deal on her way out Theresa May and husband Philip who will move out of 10 Downing Street in London in 12 days to make way for a new United Kingdom prime minister. "I think that unfortunately what I said on that TV debate was misrepresented to Kim". Clark, who is one of a cohort of senior ministers expected to leave government if Tory frontrunner Boris Johnson enters Downing Street later this month, urged coll... [Full Article...]

Duterte mocks Iceland, says its problem ‘is too much ice’

Duterte mocks Iceland, says its problem ‘is too much ice’ The first resolution on the Philippines, led by Iceland, was adopted by a vote of 18 countries in favour and 14 against, including China. Critics of the Philippine president's deadly anti-drug campaign said Friday that a vote by the U.N.'s top human rights body to look into the thousands of deaths of suspects is a crucial step toward bringing perpetrators to justice and helping end the killi... [Full Article...]

House panel authorizes subpeonas in migrant separation policy probe

House panel authorizes subpeonas in migrant separation policy probe Also included was David Pecker, the head of American Media, publisher of the National Enquirer, indicating the committee may want to focus on hush-money payments made during the 2016 campaign to women campaign alleging affairs with Trump. Nadler wouldn't comment on the format after being repeatedly asked about it by Republicans. The Democratic 2020 frontrunner was speaking at the City University... [Full Article...]

Briton among 26 killed in terror attack on Somalia hotel

Briton among 26 killed in terror attack on Somalia hotel A presidential candidate for upcoming regional elections was also killed in the assault by four terrorists , Jubbaland president Ahmed Mohamed said in a statement. It is reported that she was in the company of her husband at the time of the attack. It says she had recently returned to Somalia from Canada, where she attended school and worked as a journalist on TV programs in Toronto. [Full Article...]

Car Thief Beaten to Death by Angry Mob in Philadelphia

Car Thief Beaten to Death by Angry Mob in Philadelphia The mother's boyfriend is the father of two of the children. Erik Hood, 54, drove off with the vehicle while the children's mother and father were in a store Thursday night, police said. The auto thief only drove half a block before he became stuck in traffic. Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small told local NBC affiliate WCAU that the woman and her boyfriend were taken into cust... [Full Article...]

Vancouver shaken by magnitude 4.6 natural disaster off coast of Washington State

Vancouver shaken by magnitude 4.6 natural disaster off coast of Washington State There are reports of items falling off walls and shelves but no reports of damage. Police in nearby Lake Stevens reported no damage to city infrastructure. KIRO reports the quake is the largest to hit the region since the 6.8 M 2001 Nisqually natural disaster. There isn't a connection between this quake and the ones that rocked California earlier this month, Steele said. [Full Article...]

North Korea makes Kim Jong Un head of state

North Korea makes Kim Jong Un head of state In exchange, leader Kim Jong Un would be expected to dismantle his main nuclear complex at Yongbyon and halt his entire weapons programme, the South Korean news agency reported . The focus is on whether North Korea will make a detailed request at envisioned working-level talks between the two countries, which Washington has been eager to resume by the end of this month. [Full Article...]

Mike Pence Complains Media "Only" Focusing on Troubled Border Facilities

Mike Pence Complains Media Pence said it was heartbreaking to hear from children who had walked two or three months to come to America and cross the border illegally, but he ultimately blamed Congress for failing to pass legislation that would deal with the influx of migrants at the southern border. [Full Article...]

ACLU SoCal sues to protect immigrants threatened by ICE sweep

ACLU SoCal sues to protect immigrants threatened by ICE sweep In a typical week, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrests thousands of immigrants who are staying in the country illegally, according to government data. A coalition of Senate Democrats led by Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer introduced a bill on Thursday that would end the practice of family separations and would create a set of health and safety standards to ensure the we... [Full Article...]

Alex Acosta resigns as U.S. labor secretary following Epstein plea deal scandal

Alex Acosta resigns as U.S. labor secretary following Epstein plea deal scandal The official emphasized that Acosta was not popular within the White House to begin with, given the grumblings over his perceived lack of enthusiasm for the President's deregulatory agenda. But Acosta had defended his actions, insisting at a news conference Wednesday that he got the toughest deal on Epstein that he could get at the time. [Full Article...]

IVF: Second couple sue after clinic 'uses wrong embryos'

IVF: Second couple sue after clinic 'uses wrong embryos' The Manukyans say they now realize the two embryos that were implanted in Anni by CHA could not have been their own since one was actually given to the NY woman-who unwittingly became their surrogate. She and her husband have also sued. But doubts arose after the first sonograms, which showed the fetuses were boys. In August 2018, the clinic transferred two of what were thought to be the Man... [Full Article...]

First shipment of Russian S-400 systems delivered to Turkey

First shipment of Russian S-400 systems delivered to Turkey At the time, Trump acknowledged the US had a "complicated" situation, when it came to responding to Turkey, and noted that possible sanctions were being discussed. USA military and intelligence officials have warned for months that allowing the Russian system to operate within the same network as the F-35 would provide Moscow with sensitive information on how to defeat the technologically sophisti... [Full Article...]

Unbelievable Footage Of US Coast Guard Seizing Homemade Submarine Full Of Drugs

Unbelievable Footage Of US Coast Guard Seizing Homemade Submarine Full Of Drugs The incident happened in June and the video of the drug bust was released recently. Special Agent James Spero of U.S. Homeland Security Investigations confirmed the inspections were legal because the vessels were "not flying a country's flag". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom far-right activist gets 9 months in prison for contempt

United Kingdom far-right activist gets 9 months in prison for contempt Despite Robinson trying to expose the grooming gang he feel foul of the law, it's not known if Robinson was aware reporting restrictions were in place as usually the media are informed of such restrictions when they request the information from the courts. [Full Article...]

Birthday Cake Decorator Mistakes ‘Moana’ For ‘marijuana’

Birthday Cake Decorator Mistakes ‘Moana’ For ‘marijuana’ Previously, a mum baked a cake for her daughter's 14th birthday - only to realise it resembles something very rude. Kensli ended up blowing out the candles on a cake emblazoned with a giant cannabis leaf, green and white icing, and a My Little Pony character complete with bloodshot eyes and a joint protruding from its muzzle. [Full Article...]

Second judge won't let Justice Department lawyers swap out on census case

Second judge won't let Justice Department lawyers swap out on census case President Trump is expected to make an announcement on an "executive action" as it relates to the census, FOX Business has confirmed . The Trump administration's effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census is unlawful. A Census Bureau official said during a trial a year ago that the form could be finalized after June, and as late as October, but only if "exceptional resources" we... [Full Article...]


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