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Wave pool malfunction at China water park

Wave pool malfunction at China water park Yulong Shuiyun is temporarily closed down pending an ongoing probe. Water and people were washed out of the pool. Weibo, a familiar social messaging platform in China , was flooded with rumors that the equipment was wrongly operated. Four things that happen to the brain while you swim, from boosting blood flow to enhancing learning. July was a bad month for amusement parks. Two waterpark de... [Full Article...]

US Navy jet crashes in Death Valley National Park, injuring 7

US Navy jet crashes in Death Valley National Park, injuring 7 Navy officials said rescuers are trying to locate the pilot, who was not immediately identified. A search is underway for the pilot of a Navy fighter jet that crashed Wednesday in a canyon dubbed Star Wars Canyon in Death Valley National Park . [Full Article...]

North Korean soldier dodges landmines in DMZ in dash for freedom

North Korean soldier dodges landmines in DMZ in dash for freedom But the North's version of the test seems to conflict with the assessment of South Korea's defense ministry, which had said the North fired "two short-range ballistic missiles" that traveled around 250 kilometers and reached an altitude of 30 kilometers. [Full Article...]

Senate confirms Kelly Craft as United States ambassador to the UN

Senate confirms Kelly Craft as United States ambassador to the UN Robert Menendez, the ranking Democrat on the foreign relations panel. The 56-34 vote saw five Democrats break ranks with their party in support of Craft , who will replace former United Nations envoy Nikki Haley following her resignation at the end of 2018. [Full Article...]

Hong Kong protesters appear in court on riot charges

Hong Kong protesters appear in court on riot charges Reports that she " told the protesters to leave, and said that she wouldn't leave if they didn't leave", changed the perspective on the first idea. But they are unlikely to happen. As tensions continue to rise, clashes between protesters and police have become increasingly violent. For Hong Kong respondents, the happiness index and level of satisfaction towards law and order saw a serio... [Full Article...]

Doctors Remove Over 500 Teeth From Boy's Mouth

Doctors Remove Over 500 Teeth From Boy's Mouth Doctors claimed, this was the first such case to be documented worldwide where 526 teeth were found in an individual. Ramani said the boy was suffering from a very rare condition called compound composite odontoma . According to the doctors, this is the maximum number of teeth extracted from a patient and the hospital has applied for a place the Guinness and Limca Book of Records. [Full Article...]

Barack Obama, silent in Democratic nominating contest, omnipresent in debate

Barack Obama, silent in Democratic nominating contest, omnipresent in debate Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado saved most of his criticism for Trump, but said he anxious, too, that Trump would destroy Democrats if Harris's plan became the Democratic offer. Biden met with patrons, MI lawmakers and black community leaders at Detroit One Coney Island the morning after fielding attacks form Democratic rivals in the second primary debate at The Fox Theatre. [Full Article...]

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif as Tensions Rise

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif as Tensions Rise USA officials said Zarif would not be prohibited from traveling to NY for official business with the United Nations. The Trump administration said last month it was planning to sanction Zarif, who received his bachelor's and advanced degrees at USA universities. [Full Article...]

Hamza bin Laden, the son of Osama bin Laden, is dead

Hamza bin Laden, the son of Osama bin Laden, is dead News, citing three U.S. officials, reported the death Wednesday. Hamza bin Laden had been seeking to stage attacks on western targets with the aim of restoring al-Qaida's status at the vanguard of extreme jihadist groups, after many years of decline and eclipse by the Islamic State. [Full Article...]

Klobuchar tries to break through during latest Democratic debate

Klobuchar tries to break through during latest Democratic debate Not to be outdone, former Maryland Congressman John Delaney called out Sanders and Warren by name, accusing them of making "impossible promises" that will turn off voters. "They're going to say we're a bunch of insane socialists". There's a temptation to group what these candidates want to do into two boxes, one marked "Dramatic" and one marked "Incremental". [Full Article...]

California governor signs bill on presidential tax returns

California governor signs bill on presidential tax returns Even if Trump did not appear on the California ballot, it seems unlikely to sway the election . High school report cards? "The bill also violates the 1st Amendment right of association since California can't tell political parties which candidates their members can or cannot vote for in a primary election". [Full Article...]

Marianne Williamson Supporters Wait Hours to See Her, Break Out in Song

Marianne Williamson Supporters Wait Hours to See Her, Break Out in Song That answer along with her effusive argument in favor of reparations for descendants of slaves garnered her the accolade of most-searched-for candidate on Google during the debate. A sense of authenticity certainly seems to be a big part of her appeal - even if it sometimes verges on the weird. Williamson also showed some sense when she said that the "Medicare-for-All" plan pushed by Bern... [Full Article...]

North Korea Conducts 2nd Ballistic Missile Test in a Week

North Korea Conducts 2nd Ballistic Missile Test in a Week Dubbed the KN-23, those missiles are created to evade missile defense systems by being easier to hide, launch, and maneuver in flight, experts said. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Japan would still seek a summit with North Korea, without conditions, despite the latest launch. [Full Article...]

Fears grow for Indian coffee tycoon who went missing near river

Fears grow for Indian coffee tycoon who went missing near river He was a son-in-law of S.M. Krishna, a governing Bharatiya Janata Party leader and a former External Affairs Minister (2009-2012) and Karnataka's top elected official (1999-2004). The Board has also appointed Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas as its legal counsel to advise it on all related matters, the company said. V.G. Siddhartha, chairman of Coffee Day Enterprises Ltd, speaks during a news confere... [Full Article...]

32 people, mostly women and children, killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan

32 people, mostly women and children, killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan At least 34 people were killed in western Afghanistan when their bus hit a Taliban roadside bomb , officials said Wednesday, the same day a United States peace envoy indicated a peace deal with the insurgents could be imminent. The report apparently referred to civilians killed during Afghan and US military operations against insurgents. Child casualties represented nearly one-third of the ... [Full Article...]

Two Words That Could Start a War with Iran — Maximum Pressure

Two Words That Could Start a War with Iran — Maximum Pressure In January 2016, the JCPOA was implemented between Iran and the P5+1 group (the US, Russia, China, UK, France and Germany) in connection with Iran's nuclear program. Concern has been growing over the survival of the nuclear deal since Iran earlier this month raised its uranium enrichment level above the limit set by the agreement. [Full Article...]

Trump claims black people love his comments about Baltimore

Trump claims black people love his comments about Baltimore U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson traveled here Wednesday to defend President Trump's harsh depiction of the city, saying , "There are problems in Baltimore, and you can't sweep them under the rug". Democrats have strongly criticized Trump over his blasts of four progressive congresswomen and his attack on Rep. Elijah Cummings , D-Md. Regarding Trump's immigration polic... [Full Article...]

Twins found dead in hot auto in Bronx after father forgot them

Twins found dead in hot auto in Bronx after father forgot them Rodriguez's next court date is August 1. The 39-year-old is charged with manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide. The siblings were pronounced dead at the scene. Marissa Rodriguez says her husband, Juan Rodriguez, is a good person and would never have hurt the children intentionally. A NY father who was charged in the deaths of his twin babies is "devastated", according to his defense... [Full Article...]

WEATHER: Met Office issue thunderstorms warning for Weston-super-Mare

WEATHER: Met Office issue thunderstorms warning for Weston-super-Mare The Met Office warned of up to 1.2in (30mm) of rain in one hour and 2in (50mm) in three hours across England, with parts of the eastern coast the only areas not covered by the alert, which runs until the end of today. Weather misery is set to batter the United Kingdom just days after it roasted in a 38.7C heatwave - the hottest since records began. "There is a slight chance that power cuts could... [Full Article...]

Trump signs measure to permanently extend compensation for September 11 responders

Trump signs measure to permanently extend compensation for September 11 responders The president celebrated the first responders for their service in the single deadliest terror attack in USA history while signing the bill that effectively makes the victims compensation fund permanent. The original fund was set to expire in 2020, but the administrator of the fund announced in February that the fund had limited remaining resources and would be required to significantly reduce i... [Full Article...]


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