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Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 28

Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 28 Most of the deaths occurred in Yongjia County, administered by Wenzhou City, where torrential downpours caused a landslide that blocked rivers. Around 14 people were missing after Lekima hit. More than 1 million people in Shanghai and neighbouring Zhejiang province have been evacuated due to the storm, which has damaged more than 3,000 homes, China Central Television said. [Full Article...]

Anti-govt protests again erupt in Hong Kong over extradition bill

Anti-govt protests again erupt in Hong Kong over extradition bill The government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on Sunday said protesters aimed laser pointers at officers outside the Kwai Chung police station and an on-duty police officer sustained burn injuries on his legs after being hit by a gasoline bomb hurled by a protester outside Tsim Sha Tsui police station in Kowloon. [Full Article...]

Attorney cites Trump's 'rhetoric' in national anthem attack on Montana teenager

Attorney cites Trump's 'rhetoric' in national anthem attack on Montana teenager The anthem was interrupted by sudden "pop" she heard. Brockway allegedly told encroaching bystanders the assault was justified because the boy had been "disrespecting the national anthem ", Hennick said. Trump once called for National Football League owners to fire players who kneel or engage in other acts of protest during the anthem. "My best friend's son was brutally attacked by an adult Sat... [Full Article...]

Floods in southern India disrupt life, transport

Floods in southern India disrupt life, transport At least 48 people have died since Thursday in floods in Kerala , where the beaches and hill resorts are a major worldwide tourist magnet, state police spokesman Pramod Kumar told AFP. Three more bodies were recovered in the boat capsize incident that took place on Thursday near Brahmanal village in Palus tehsil of Sangli district during the flood rescue operations. [Full Article...]

One dead after Ft. Pillow inmate Curtis Ray Watson escapes

One dead after Ft. Pillow inmate Curtis Ray Watson escapes Watson was on his usual lawn mowing duty when he reportedly sexually assaulted and strangled a female corrections administrator before escaping prison grounds on a tractor, authorities said. Railroad tracks also crisscross a landscape dotted by small towns and cities. Rausch said there have been no credible sightings of Watson. Most recently, Johnson worked at the correctional administrator for We... [Full Article...]

Firefighter Thwarts Possible Mass Shooting at Missouri Walmart

Firefighter Thwarts Possible Mass Shooting at Missouri Walmart On the afternoon of the threat, Andreychenko started recording himself with his smartphone while still in the parking lot of the Springfield Walmart on Thursday. It was not immediately clear if Andreychenko has retained an attorney. It is not clear whether he has a lawyer. The incident happened around 4 p.m.at the Neighborhood Market at Scenic and Republic Road. [Full Article...]

Alex Kack, 'Green Shirt Guy,' baffled, amused over viral video

Alex Kack, 'Green Shirt Guy,' baffled, amused over viral video Respect our laws". It was then that the camera panned over to a man in front of the protesting woman - cracking up as if he was at a stand-up comedy show. He said he was led to laughter because of the absurdity of the situation. "It's an incredibly dark time, and there is a lot of hateful rhetoric that's happening nationwide right now, but ultimately, the majority of this country - regardless ... [Full Article...]

Pakistan receives little traction globally on Kashmir issue

Pakistan receives little traction globally on Kashmir issue He said Chinese leadership was apprised of Pakistan's stance on Kashmir issue. He said the response of Chinese leadership was according to our expectations. He continued, "The consequences of India's action has led to a lockdown in the region and India actually has its troops present in the valley, turning the whole valley into the largest prison in the world with about 12 million people watched b... [Full Article...]

President Trump considering pardoning former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

President Trump considering pardoning former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich The Democrat and onetime Celebrity Apprentice contestant is in the middle of a 14-year sentence for corruption. Trump made the announcement in a tweet Thursday evening, a day after he told reporters he was "very strongly" considering commuting his sentence . [Full Article...]

Stabbed police officer 'will make a recovery'

Stabbed police officer 'will make a recovery' The officers followed a plain white van after it originally failed to pull over when requested and eventually managed to get the driver to stop. Detective Chief Superintendent Richard Tucker said it was a "frenzied and unprovoked" attack. He added: 'Enough is enough. The police officer receives attention following the incident in Leyton. "I wish the officer a full recovery & my thoughts are with... [Full Article...]

Canadian and United States Armed Forces Agree on Retooling Framework for NORAD

Canadian and United States Armed Forces Agree on Retooling Framework for NORAD Last week two Russian anti-submarine warfare jets on maritime reconnaissance had entered the Alaskan ADIZ and was identified by the NORAD, but not intercepted. Last week, two Russian aircraft entered the Alaskan ADIZ but were not intercepted by USA aircraft. The previous interception came in May when multiple Russian TU-95 and SU-35 jets were intercepted off Alaska for two days in a row. [Full Article...]

Can Boris Johnson push through Brexit amid election?

Can Boris Johnson push through Brexit amid election? It came as Mr Johnson's chief strategic adviser Sir Edward Lister emailed all special advisers on Thursday informing them that no holidays would be allowed until the end of October. The fast-track immigration route, which the government hopes to launch later this year, would be framed to attract "elite" researchers and specialists in science , engineering and technology, Johnson's office said. [Full Article...]

57 killed in fuel tanker explosion in eastern Tanzania town

57 killed in fuel tanker explosion in eastern Tanzania town Police confirmed the blast occurred after the tanker crashed in the Morogoro region, 124 miles west of port city of Dar es Salaam. "Many people died here, even those who were not stealing fuel , because this is a busy place", Daniel Ngogo, a witness, told Reuters news agency. [Full Article...]

Amnesty International Issues Travel Warning For The US

Amnesty International Issues Travel Warning For The US Earlier this week the countries of Venezuela and Uruguay both issued statements suggesting their citizens reconsider their plans to travel to the country due to "indiscriminate possession of firearms", by the US population. Investigators believe the El Paso shooting was a racially motivated crime, while the Federal Bureau of Investigation said the Dayton gunman had explored violent ideologies... [Full Article...]

Jeffrey Epstein's trafficking victim forced to have sex with AI luminary

Jeffrey Epstein's trafficking victim forced to have sex with AI luminary His body was discovered at 07:30 local time (11:30 GMT) on Saturday at a facility in NY. Epstein's lawyers say the federal charges that accuse Epstein of recruiting and abusing dozens of underage girls in NY and Florida in the early 2000s should never have been brought. [Full Article...]

Radiation 'spike' and two killed in blast at Russian missile testing base

Radiation 'spike' and two killed in blast at Russian missile testing base Citing data from the Emergencies Ministry, Greenpeace said radiation levels had risen 20 times above the normal level in the city, Reuters news agency reported . Russia's worst post-Soviet naval disaster also occurred in the Barents Sea, when 118 crew died on the Kursk nuclear submarine that sank after an explosion in August 2000. [Full Article...]

Hero's welcome for deceased Vietnam War veteran

Hero's welcome for deceased Vietnam War veteran Unfortunately, not everyone in the airman's family was there to witness his voyage back to the U.S. According to his obituary , Col. Knight's wife, Patricia, died in 2008 and his own parents passed away just three years after his disappearance. [Full Article...]

Maryam Nawaz: Pakistan's leader of the opposition arrested

Maryam Nawaz: Pakistan's leader of the opposition arrested In her resolution, she said that the opposition is being pressured through arrests in forged cases being prepared by the National Accountability Bureau ( NAB ). Political analysts were always been expecting her arrest for being critical of the government of incumbent premier Imran Khan and the "establishment" - a term to designate the country's powerful army. [Full Article...]

Thousands protest in Indian Kashmir over new status despite clampdown

Thousands protest in Indian Kashmir over new status despite clampdown Muslim-majority Kashmir is claimed in full by both India and Pakistan, and rebels have been fighting Indian rule in the portion it administers for decades. He called for dialogue to settle the Kashmir dispute. Reacting to questions about Pakistan's decision to downgrade the diplomatic ties and approach the UNSC, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said " China has noted the relevant statement by Pakis... [Full Article...]

Concealed Carrier Prevents Mass Shooting At Missouri Walmart

Concealed Carrier Prevents Mass Shooting At Missouri Walmart An armed man was confronted and arrested Thursday afternoon at a Walmart, according to police in Springfield, Missouri . Police then say the man walked into the Walmart: Neighborhood Market where he grabbed a cart and began pushing it around the store. [Full Article...]


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