Dead as Powerful Typhoon Whomps Japan

05 Sep, 2018

Jebi has since been downgraded to a tropical storm and is heading north of Japan. Boats were ferrying stranded passengers from Kansai International Airport one of the country's busiest - after thousands of people were forced to spend the night in the partially flooded facility.


'UK helped Nusra terrorists smuggle chlorine to Idlib'

05 Sep, 2018

Russia, whose air support would be crucial for the offensive to succeed, should understand that a bloodbath in Idlib would jeopardize its own political goals, according to ICG. He claims the number of foreign terrorist fighters could be as high as 15,000. Turkey, which shares a border with Idlib, commands 12 observation points around the province.


People feared trapped after India bridge collapse

05 Sep, 2018

There were several vehicles travelling on it when it collapsed. Mamata Banerjee , chief minister of West Bengal state, said in a televised address: "We are still assessing the gravity of the situation and we can not talk about the deaths right now".


4 missing, 10 hurt after 2 boats collide, sink on Colorado River

04 Sep, 2018

One person was airlifted to the University Medical Centre of Southern Nevada with life-threatening injuries. The sheriff's department said the boats - one northbound and carrying 10 people and the other southbound and occupied by six people - collided head on.


Japan issues evacuation advisories for 1 million as typhoon hits west coast

04 Sep, 2018

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told a meeting of the government and ruling parties, "We have seen typhoons and torrential rains". The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years made landfall in southern Tokushima Prefecture on September 4, prompting evacuation warnings for hundreds of thousands of residents in the Kinki, Chugoku, Shikoku regions.


Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor calls for Malaysian boycott over lesbian caning

04 Sep, 2018

The two women, aged 22 and 32, were charged under the Syariah law known as musahaqah , which bans lesbian sex. The two unnamed women, ages 22 and 32, were arrested in April after Islamic enforcement officers spotted them in a auto together in northeast Terengganu state, according to Agence France-Presse.


Iran says militants must be 'cleaned out' of Syria's Idlib

04 Sep, 2018

He said it is not possible to tolerate the situation there indefinitely, according to Interfax. Expressing his concern that hundreds of thousands of lives might be at risk during the Syrian army's looming operations to clear the Idlib province of militants, Trump cautioned Damascus, as well as Moscow and Iran, against " making a grave humanitarian mistake ".


Mum tries to carjack driver while carrying BABY

04 Sep, 2018

Recently, the Texas Department of Public Safety presented a video of aviation operations at a Public Safety Commission meeting. But officers pulled up just as she was trying to hijack the vehicle and pulled her out and forced her to the ground.


Trump escalates attacks on his attorney general

04 Sep, 2018

Allies, including Republican members of Congress, have long advised Trump that firing Sessions - especially before the November midterm elections - would be deeply damaging to the party. Hunter and his wife, Margaret, illegally used campaign funds to pay personal bills big and small, from luxury vacations to kids' school lunches and even a plane ticket for their pet rabbit , according to a stinging, 47-page indictment.


Citing Executive Privilege, WH Won't Release More Than 100000 Kavanaugh Records

04 Sep, 2018

Joe Manchin of West Virginia, voted to confirm Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, Trump's previous nominee. Another key issue at the hearings will be Kavanaugh's views on executive authority. She also said there were "148,000 documents that I've seen that you cannot see because they will not allow us to make them public so I can't even tell you about them right now on this show".


Myanmar court sentences Reuters reporters to 7 years in jail

04 Sep, 2018

The reporters, Wa Lone , 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were working for Reuters when they were arrested in December a year ago (2017) after being invited by policemen to meet at a restaurant in Yangon. The Official Secrets Act, under which the two reporters have been arrested, was created in 1923 by the British colonial government when Myanmar was Burma and a province of British India.


Massive Fire Engulfs Brazil’s National Museum, Destroying Centuries-Old Artifacts

03 Sep, 2018

The museum had already closed by the time the fire broke out in the evening. Television footage showed the building engulfed by a raging blaze that firefighters had not brought under control. Museum librarian Edson Vargas da Silva told local media that the building had wooden floors and contained "a lot of things that burn very fast", such as paper documents.


Brazil electoral court bars Lula from presidential race ZlotoNews

03 Sep, 2018

Lula has also received backing from the UN Human Rights Committee, which ruled that he can not be disqualified from the elections as his legal appeals are ongoing. Lula had been the Workers' Party nominee for the presidential elections set for October. Despite his conviction and several graft cases pending against him, Lula leads the race by a long stretch, with 39 percent of voter support, according to pollster Datafolha.


Amber Alert issued for 3-year-old abducted from Milwaukee

03 Sep, 2018

A Florida Amber Alert has been issued for Jordan Belliveau from Largo. Oralia Nunez, 24, and Omar Gonzalez, 34, died early Saturday of apparent gunshot injuries. Authorities say Jordan may be in the company of an unidentified black male, approximately 25 years old, brown hair, brown eyes, wearing a white tank top and black basketball shorts with an "AMD1" logo.


Labor boss Trumka says any new NAFTA deal must include Canada

03 Sep, 2018

But the official said Washington could go ahead with just Mexico if Canada decides not to sign on to the near trade deal. US President Donald Trump issued a warning to both Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Congress on Saturday in a post on Twitter .


Officer-involved shooting at California Racetrack

03 Sep, 2018

Rider Drayden Van Dyke, was thrown from his spooked steed during the gunfire. The man then falls to the ground. Later that night, he posted a statement on Twitter. According to local news reports, the shooter reportedly pulled out a gun and fired three shots into the air as tensions grew in the concert queue. Deputies returned fire, the sheriff said.


Chinese billionaire arrested in Minneapolis

03 Sep, 2018

JD.com, the company in which Liu has a large controlling stake, told the Reuters news agency on Monday that he was back in China and back at work. Minneapolis police said on Sunday that "an active investigation" was underway, although it was possible for the billionaire founder of the firm to leave the United States.


Russia says talks on Ukraine in ‘Normandy format’ not possible now

03 Sep, 2018

Alexander Zakharchenko was prime minister of the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic, which - along with a separatist republic in neighbouring Luhansk - has fought Ukrainian forces since 2014. "We have reasons to believe that Zakharchenko's death could be the result of an internal struggle among the militants, mostly due to redistribution of business interests", Guskov said .


Britain calls for immediate release of Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar

03 Sep, 2018

They had been arrested last December while carrying official documents given to them by police. Expressing his disappointment, Knut Ostby, UN resident and humanitarian aid coordinator in Myanmar , called for the release of the journalists.


Imran Khan govt plans proposal to 'resolve' Kashmir issue

03 Sep, 2018

Pakistan's former military ruler Parvez Musharraf claims he had proposed a "four-point formula" on Kashmir to the then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee during the 2001 Agra Summit. Imran in his remarks said the transfer of power at the grassroots level and empowering people in a real sense was the main plank of PTI's reform agenda.


China-Africa trade deficit prominent at conference

03 Sep, 2018

Themed "China and Africa: Toward an Even Stronger Community with a Shared Future through Win-Win Cooperation", the summit is expected to be attended by leaders and officials from 53 African states except Swaziland, the tiny African kingdom which still remained allied with Taiwan, spurning Beijing's overtures.


Pentagon witdraws $300M in funding to Pakistan's military

03 Sep, 2018

A Pentagon spokesman, Army Lt. Col. Kone Faulkner, said Sunday the request to Congress was made in June or July and was "due to a lack of Pakistani decisive actions in support of" the USA strategy for bringing the Afghan conflict to a political solution.


Trump's Irish visit came 'out of the blue' - Varadkar

02 Sep, 2018

Later in the month, Mr Trump will attend the G20 summit in Buenos Aires and will also travel to Colombia for talks with Colombian leaders about security, counter-narcotics and regional affairs, Ms Sanders said. McCain will be buried at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland on Sunday. "I've made it clear that we as a country can not tolerate political censorship, blacklisting, and rigged search results".


US Charges Associate of Indicted Russian With Lobbying Violation

02 Sep, 2018

Patten's plea agreement requires him to cooperate with the government. The Russian national is referred to only as "Foreigner A", but he is believed to be Konstantin Kilimnik , who worked closely with Paul Manafort for years in Ukraine.


Chris Wallace: Trump to blame for Mueller probe

02 Sep, 2018

For now. That comes from an interview President Trump gave Bloomberg today in which he declared he would not fire Sessions before the midterm elections. "I will get involved and I'll get in there if I have to". SENATOR LINDSEY GRAHAM: The problems between the White House and the president and Attorney General Sessions go well beyond the recusal.



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