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French inventor crosses channel to Dover on flyboard

French inventor crosses channel to Dover on flyboard Is it a bird? The jet-powered hover-board used by French inventor Franky Zapata to cross the English Channel to Dover . On Sunday morning, Zapata, 40, flew for 20 minutes along 35.4 kilometers (22 miles) from the French town of Sangatte, to Saint Margaret's Bay, near Dover, with one stop halfway to refuel. [Full Article...]

Conaway Won't Seek Reelection Following Current Term

Conaway Won't Seek Reelection Following Current Term After all, Hurd was the lone black Republican in the House. Rep. Will Hurd , a moderate Texan who's split with Trump over race and immigration, became the ninth House Republican to say he or she will depart and the sixth in just over a week. [Full Article...]

Brecon by-election: Ballot boxes arrive in Builth Wells

Brecon by-election: Ballot boxes arrive in Builth Wells Davies protested his innocence and contested the seat again, but Liberal Democrat's Jane Dodds overturned his previous majority by a margin of 1,425 votes. Defeat for the Tories in Brecon and Radnorshire would see the Prime Minister's majority in the rebellious and fragmented Commons fall to just one and add a Remainer to the force opposing him. [Full Article...]

Britain announces extra £2.1 billion to its no-deal Brexit preparations

Britain announces extra £2.1 billion to its no-deal Brexit preparations Moving away from politics, the Sunday Mirror leads with a "race row" on Strictly Come Dancing following the appointment of Motsi Mabuse as a judge. David Frost, Mr Johnson's Europe adviser, was dispatched to Brussels for introductory meetings with key European Union officials. [Full Article...]

Srinagar Airport Director calls Special Airport Security Committee meeting

Srinagar Airport Director calls Special Airport Security Committee meeting We expect 350 more to leave by Monday given their flight schedules. By late on Sunday, news agency ANI reported that mobile services in the state had been partially suspended. This facility will also be available to passengers travelling to these stations from other destinations, the sources said. Around 60 worldwide tourists arrived in Kashmir on Saturday, however, the official said. [Full Article...]

Philippines: 7 dead, 13 missing after boats sink

Philippines: 7 dead, 13 missing after boats sink On the M/B Chi-chi , 37 survived, 11 died and one remains missing. At least 55 passengers were rescued as of 7:30 a.m. Sunday, according to the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in Western Visayas. "We want due diligence. We want to get all the names of the passengers", said Dela Vega. Their names should be in the manifest. The boat had 22 survivors while two persons were missing. [Full Article...]

Over 300 people arrested in Moscow protests calling for fair elections

Over 300 people arrested in Moscow protests calling for fair elections Sobol, who is on hunger strike, was detained in a taxi as she tried to make her way to the protest and driven off in a police van. Authorities have launched investigations into last weekend's "mass riots" and "violence against police", echoing similar probes into protests against President Vladimir Putin in 2012 which saw several people jailed. [Full Article...]

Multiple fatalities in shooting at WalMart in El Paso, Texas

Multiple fatalities in shooting at WalMart in El Paso, Texas Police arrested the shooter, a 21-year-old Dallas man, and are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime , CNN reports. El Paso Mayor Dee Margo said he knew the shooter was not from his town. Blood donations are urgently needed, and authorities said if local residents want to help, they should make appointments to do so. "There's no active shooter now, but that isn't to say we've re... [Full Article...]

Tate Modern: Boy, six, 'thrown from 10th floor'

Tate Modern: Boy, six, 'thrown from 10th floor' Emergency crews attending a scene at the Tate Modern art gallery, London, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. In a statement, the Met Police said the teenager remained with members of the public on the tenth floor platform, and there was nothing to suggest he was known to the victim. [Full Article...]

Dayton Shooting Spree Gunman Wore Body Armor, Used a ‘High-Capacity’ Gun

Dayton Shooting Spree Gunman Wore Body Armor, Used a ‘High-Capacity’ Gun Betts was killed by police less than a minute after he opened fire with a.223-caliber rifle in the streets of the Oregon District around 1 a.m. Sunday in the second USA mass shooting in less than 24 hours. The FBI and local law enforcement have served a search warrant at the shooter's family home in Bellbrook, Ohio . President Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday morning, "God bless the people of E... [Full Article...]

Nine killed in mass shooting near bar in Dayton, Ohio

Nine killed in mass shooting near bar in Dayton, Ohio The shooter wore body armor, Decker said. Mr Carper said OR was "a very safe part of downtown" Dayton and very popular with visitors. Kettering Health Network spokeswoman Elizabeth Long said multiple victims from a shooting had been brought to system hospitals, but she didn't have details on how many. [Full Article...]

Iran seizes foreign vessel smuggling fuel

Iran seizes foreign vessel smuggling fuel Iranian media reported last month that some 8 million litres of government-subsidised Iranian fuel are smuggled daily to other countries where prices are much higher. Angered by intensified US sanctions created to strangle its vital oil trade and the failure of Britain and European parties to the agreement to salvage the pact, Tehran has decreased its commitments to the nuclear deal. [Full Article...]

OIC concerned over Kashmir, additional paramilitary forces & use of banned cluster munition

OIC concerned over Kashmir, additional paramilitary forces & use of banned cluster munition Army's Srinagar based spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia in a statement said, "in the last 36 hours number of attempts to disrupt the peace and to target the AmarnathYatra were made in Kashmir ". The NSC meeting was convened earlier in the day by PM Imran to discuss issues pertaining to the national security in the wake of cluster bomb attack carried out by India against civilians in Neelum V... [Full Article...]

Police Identify Suspect in Daytona Mass Shooting

Police Identify Suspect in Daytona Mass Shooting The shooter who wore body armor, opened fire early in the morning in a downtown district, police said. "Grateful for the courageous efforts and swift action by federal law enforcement and local first responders", he said. "The shooter is deceased, from gunshot wounds from the responding officers", he said, adding no police were injured. There is no remaining threat to the community, and the FBI ha... [Full Article...]

Police investigate possible product tampering, woman loses hair after using conditioner

Police investigate possible product tampering, woman loses hair after using conditioner However, because her hair has been so badly damaged and is still falling out, the hairstylist determined extensions would only damage her hair more, she says. Both Pantene and Walmart said they are taking the claims seriously, and are now investigating the incident. The young woman, from Wisconsin in the U.S., purchased a shampoo and conditioner from her local Walmart last week, and used them ... [Full Article...]

Bombs rattle Bangkok during ASEAN summit, wounding two

Bombs rattle Bangkok during ASEAN summit, wounding two Officials say no one was seriously hurt by the explosions. There were no other immediate reports of injuries. "Filipinos are likewise advised to cooperate with Thai authorities as they implement heightened security measures", the DFA said. [Full Article...]

IDF Neutralizes Palestinian Terrorist who Infiltrated from Gaza

IDF Neutralizes Palestinian Terrorist who Infiltrated from Gaza The Israeli army also announced that in the aftermath of this killing, they chose to begin firing tank shells toward the Palestinian city of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, which led to exchanges of fire with Palestinian fighters in which no injuries were reported. [Full Article...]

Gilroy Garlic Festival shooter died of self-inflicted gunshot

Gilroy Garlic Festival shooter died of self-inflicted gunshot Police Chief Scot Smithee speaks to reporters following a shooting at the Gilroy, Calif., Garlic Festival, on July 28. The medics' account contradicts the police, who said earlier that the gunman was neutralized by officers who confronted him at the scene. [Full Article...]

Whaley Bridge dam collapse: Donington fire crew help emergency operation

Whaley Bridge dam collapse: Donington fire crew help emergency operation Visiting the town on Friday, Mr Johnson spent about half an hour talking to different groups of residents in a local school gym, as well as police officers and emergency personnel who helped with the evacuation. "We understand that being asked to leave your home is an extremely hard and worrying situation to find yourself in, however, it is not a decision we have taken lightly and ultimately the s... [Full Article...]

USA trade deficit falls 0.3% in June

USA trade deficit falls 0.3% in June The announcement has already caused a cascade of economic misery: the S&P 500 was down, European and Asian stocks were down, and US Treasury yields were down too, according to the Wall Street Journal . Wedbush Securities analyst Daniel Ives estimates that Apple will sell 6 million to 8 million fewer iPhones in the US if it includes the tariff in the sale price. [Full Article...]


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