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U.S. sanctions on Venezuela likely to add to people's woes

U.S. sanctions on Venezuela likely to add to people's woes The United States , most Latin American countries and most Western democracies have called for Maduro to step down, recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's rightful president. Neither did Mexico and Uruguay, which have tried to remain neutral in the power struggle between Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido , daily La Republica reported. [Full Article...]

Brexit Betting: Boris Johnson No Confidence Vote Odds Tumble

Brexit Betting: Boris Johnson No Confidence Vote Odds Tumble It would be the second No Confidence vote issued in this Parliament, with Theresa May having survived one in January. He told Sky News Mr Johnson should not copy the former monarch's example or else risk "losing his head". Just what the outcome of such a battle of wills between the executive and the legislature would be is hard to predict. Johnson's opponents in the Commons are talking about f... [Full Article...]

Iran tells US to lift sanctions first

Iran tells US to lift sanctions first Iran's permanent representation at the United Nations has condemned and protested the boycott calling it a "gross violation of the fundamental principles of global law". "It can not be that the Strait of Hormuz is free for you and the Strait of Gibraltar is not free for us". He added that "this illegal restriction is part of the overall U.S. [Full Article...]

Here’s what to expect from Wednesday’s weather forecast

Here’s what to expect from Wednesday’s weather forecast Take the warning seriously, flooding kills more than any other severe weather hazard. The heating of the day makes the storms strongest at that time period. Overnight lows will drop into the mid 60s. The strongest part of an isolated storm could give you a better rain in southern Lower Michigan, but the chances are low. [Full Article...]

Met Office issue 4 days of storm warnings with wettest August ever

Met Office issue 4 days of storm warnings with wettest August ever It says there is also the high possibility of landslides or landslips along the Northern Range. The footage was shared by Met Office on Twitter, captioned: "Heavy thundery showers are continuing to affect parts of Scotland, particularly in and around #Edinburgh - take care on the roads and stay #weatheraware". [Full Article...]

CANADA: RCMP believe they have found bodies of B.C. fugitives

CANADA: RCMP believe they have found bodies of B.C. fugitives The teenagers from Vancouver Island, were suspected of killing Fowler, his U.S. girlfriend Chynna Deese and botanist Leonard Dyck along British Columbia highways last month and then fleeing 3000km west to Gillam, Manitoba. Leonard Dyck , a lecturer at the University of British Columbia, was found shot dead on 19 July, near Dease Lake. The bodies of two teens suspected of multiple murders in ... [Full Article...]

Hundreds of British Airways flights delayed or cancelled after IT meltdown

Hundreds of British Airways flights delayed or cancelled after IT meltdown The cancellation is the result of the airline's IT system failing: check-ins and departures have been affected, resulting in some short-haul cancellations and delays from London airports. The disruption comes after a tough week for British Airways. In 2017 during the May bank holiday weekend some 75,000 passengers were stranded at Gatwick and Heathrow . [Full Article...]

420 people arrested during recent protests, clashes: Hong Kong police

420 people arrested during recent protests, clashes: Hong Kong police Yang Guang (C) and Xu Luying (R) of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office of the State Council attends a news conference on the current situation in Hong Kong, in Beijing , China , August 6, 2019. On Monday afternoon, protesters staged rallies in seven districts to put pressure on the government to respond to their demands, including the complete withdrawal of the now-suspended extradition bill... [Full Article...]

Lightning strike hits septic tank, causes toilet to explode in Florida home

Lightning strike hits septic tank, causes toilet to explode in Florida home It caused a chain reaction, shattering their toilet into hundreds of pieces and destroyed their indoor plumbing. "It was the loudest noise I've ever heard", Ward said. The toilet was struck by lightning , causing a huge bang. Florida had the highest average of negative ground-to-cloud flasher per square mile, with 24, according to the study . [Full Article...]

China Warns India of ‘Reverse Sanctions’ If Huawei Is Blocked, Sources Say

It would bar any executive agency, government contractor or company that receives a government loan from using Huawei equipment. China is "blackmailing" India into using Huawei for its 5G infrastructure, an influential US Congressman said on Tuesday, even as Beijing hoped that New Delhi will not succumb to any pressure from the United States. [Full Article...]

Ohio shooter kills his sister

Ohio shooter kills his sister Police Chief Michael Brown in Sugarcreek Township, which has jurisdiction over the Bellbrook school, wouldn't answer any questions about Betts from an AP reporter Monday. On their first date in March, Johnson recalled, Betts asked her if she had seen a video of the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh in October that left 11 dead. [Full Article...]

Beto O'Rourke: 'Never Forget' Trump's 'Role' in El Paso Shooting

Beto O'Rourke: 'Never Forget' Trump's 'Role' in El Paso Shooting A racist screed authorities were working to confirm was left by the alleged perpetrator in the Texas shooting , 21-year-old Patrick Crusius, mirrored some of Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric. But community activists grieving over the shooting at the Walmart store dismissed the president's remarks as insufficient. Dayton Mayor Whaley said simply, "Everyone has it in their power to be a force to... [Full Article...]

US, South Korea prepare military drills despite North's ire

US, South Korea prepare military drills despite North's ire This compelled North Korea to "develop, test and deploy the powerful physical means essential for our national defence", Ju said . -South Korea joint military exercise that began the previous day. dollars", experts write in the report delivered to the UN Security Council North Korea sanctions committee. "Whenever they open their mouths, the United States and South Korea blabber that their j... [Full Article...]

US Ambassador To Russia Resigns

US Ambassador To Russia Resigns Huntsman, 59, and his wife Mary Kaye want to return to Utah "to reconnect with our growing family and responsibilities at home", according to a letter he sent to President Donald Trump on Monday. He arrived shortly after Russia expelled hundreds of US diplomats in retaliation for USA sanctions, and the Trump administration responded by closing three Russian diplomatic facilities in the Unit... [Full Article...]

Trump condemns bigotry, blames video games for mass shootings

Trump condemns bigotry, blames video games for mass shootings Margo asked that the visit amid a divisive gun control debate not be politicized. "This president, who helped create the hatred that made Saturday's tragedy possible, should not come to El Paso". Trump also said the nation must reform mental health laws to better identify "mentally disturbed individuals". But in his comments at the White House, he gave few additional details on what he would p... [Full Article...]

RCMP investigate attempted abduction of road flagger in Fort St. John

During a helicopter search Friday afternoon, the damaged boat was spotted off the shore of the Nelson River on Friday afternoon, according to the Manitoba Royal Canadian Mounted Police . John on Sunday. If McLeod and Schmegelsky are watching the media coverage from somewhere in the Gillam area, hearing this theory may very well give them confidence that police are losing track of them. [Full Article...]

USA mass shootings: How Mexico's newspapers saw the El Paso massacre

USA mass shootings: How Mexico's newspapers saw the El Paso massacre Mexico's attorney general is considering litigation alleging that the mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas , in which seven Mexicans were among the 20 people killed, was terrorism, the country's foreign minister said on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Thousands flee disputed Kashmir region after alert; India says it killed militants

Thousands flee disputed Kashmir region after alert; India says it killed militants The meeting was attended by National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval, Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, IB chief Arvind Kumar and RAW chief Samanta Goel. Separately, government officials placed at top positions also possess 350 cellphones and 2,000 satellite phones to keep the government posted about the status of the tensed situation in Kashmir, reported The Quint citing sources. [Full Article...]

Sushma Swaraj, prolific orator, remarkable leader

Sushma Swaraj, prolific orator, remarkable leader Diskhit and Swaraj died within a month. In November past year, Swaraj announced that she will not be contesting the 2019 Lok Sabha elections due to health reasons. At that time, she appeared to be in good health. Sushma was India's Union Minister of Foreign Affairs during the last government of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi . [Full Article...]

Australia rules out hosting US missiles

Australia rules out hosting US missiles Defence Secretary Mark Esper spoke of hopes to deploy missiles in the Asia-Pacific region in coming months following Washington's withdrawal from a landmark arms control treaty last week. "I think I can rule a line under that", Morrison said. "We now are free to develop that range of weapons, 500km to 5,500km, that had not been available to us from a ground-based deterrent posture", Mr Esper... [Full Article...]


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