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Overbridge collapses in south Kolkata. Several feared trapped

Overbridge collapses in south Kolkata. Several feared trapped Currently, state disaster teams are at the spot and are trying to rescue those trapped with aid from locals. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the incident is "deeply unfortunate" and wished the injured a speedy recovery. The incident threw normal life in large parts of South Kolkata and South 24 Parganas district off gear, as train services and vehicular traffic were disrupted. [Full Article...]

Amsterdam suspect's knife attack on 2 Americans had 'terrorist motive'

Amsterdam suspect's knife attack on 2 Americans had 'terrorist motive' The victims, both 38-year-old men, are still being treated in hospital, while the stabber, who was shot and wounded by police, was also being treated while his custody was extended for two weeks on Monday. 31, 2018. Wilders' controversial announcement has seen angry protests, particularly in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Earlier this week a Pakistani man was arrested in Holland for threats he ma... [Full Article...]

Three missing after Colorado River boat collision

Three missing after Colorado River boat collision Monday. A recreational boat carrying 10 people and another vessel with six people on board collided head-on Saturday night along the well-traveled stretch of the river, the office said. No one on the boats was wearing a life vest, Schuster said. Authorities reviewed the shoreline after daybreak, but four people were still missing, said Eric Sherwin, spokesman for the San Bernardino County Fire... [Full Article...]

Typhoon Jebi makes landfall in Japan, 600 flights cancelled

Typhoon Jebi makes landfall in Japan, 600 flights cancelled ANA Holdings Inc said Tuesday morning it was cancelling 247 domestic and eight worldwide flights, while Japan Airlines Co pulled 176 domestic flights. More than 700 flights have been cancelled, along with scores of ferries and trains, as the barrelling storm continues to track across mainland Japan today. [Full Article...]

Explosions at a Syrian military airport close to Damascus

Explosions at a Syrian military airport close to Damascus As signs of an impending assault have mounted, Washington and its allies have sought to put a spotlight on both Russian Federation and Iran for backing Assad and his sometimes brutal tactics, including the alleged use of chemical weapons. [Full Article...]

Texas woman, with baby, leads police on high-speed chase

Texas woman, with baby, leads police on high-speed chase Despite having an infant in a portable child vehicle seat in her care, she carelessly speeds down the highway, horrifyingly weaving in front of oncoming traffic. In the incident, which occurred in June, a woman led police on a chase ending in a auto crash, all with a baby in tow. The driver of that vehicle left the auto, taking a child from the backseat, before the police arrived. [Full Article...]

Trump escalates attacks on his attorney general

Trump escalates attacks on his attorney general WASHINGTON-President Trump renewed his criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday, decrying his Justice Department's recent indictments of two Republican House members because of the political ramifications for the GOP . The Justice Department declined to comment on the President's tweets. Collins was charged with 13 counts of securities fraud, wire fraud and making false statement... [Full Article...]

Malaysian women caned for attempted lesbian sex

Malaysian women caned for attempted lesbian sex The caning of two women in Malaysia for attempting to have sex has been condemned as "inhuman and degrading". The duo, whose identities have not been revealed, were arrested earlier in April by Islamic enforcement officers after they were found in a vehicle in a public square in Terengganu. [Full Article...]

Two Reuters journalists jailed for seven years over Rohingya investigation

Two Reuters journalists jailed for seven years over Rohingya investigation The BBC said that many would see this verdict as a crushing blow to freedom of the press in Myanmar and another setback for the democracy, three years after Aung San Suu Kyi's party triumphed in free elections. The two reporters were repeatedly denied bail and subjected to harsh treatment during interrogation and while jailed. "The danger of terrorist activities, which was the initial caus... [Full Article...]

Superyacht that Australian Sinead McNamara died on leaves Greek island port

Superyacht that Australian Sinead McNamara died on leaves Greek island port The yacht was released after investigators reviewed CCTV footage from the luxury 93-metre boat, Greek media reported. He added that Ms McNamara, an Australian , died despite CPR being performed by the boat's doctor after a crew member found her unconscious, hanging from an upper deck of the Mayan Queen IV in the early hours of August 30. [Full Article...]

Ugandan pop singer blocked from leaving for US

Ugandan pop singer blocked from leaving for US Authorities said a government medical board had to examine him before any travel overseas because of the claims of torture, which security forces have denied. Given the fact that he is on bail, the police is concerned and await for guidance from the relevant government department", the police said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Former chief rabbi warns of 'existential threat' to UK Jews

Former chief rabbi warns of 'existential threat' to UK Jews Lord Sacks was criticised by Labour for comparing Mr Corbyn's comments to Enoch Powell's notorious "rivers of blood" speech that targeted racial minorities, but refused to back down, adding: "There is danger that Jeremy Corbyn may one day be prime minister, he is the leader of Her Majesty's Opposition, and I'm afraid that until he expresses clear remorse for what he has said and what his par... [Full Article...]

Democrats decry 'Friday night document massacre' as White House withholds Kavanaugh docs

Democrats decry 'Friday night document massacre' as White House withholds Kavanaugh docs Bush administration in the early 2000s. She was one of several Democrats who lodged complaints over the weekend that Mr. Bush and President Trump were keeping damning documents from Judge Kavanaugh's past secret. Republicans have not requested documents from Kavanaugh's time as staff secretary and have only requested papers from when Kavanaugh worked as a White House lawyer. [Full Article...]

Amber Alert issued after armed men take Milwaukee girl

Amber Alert issued after armed men take Milwaukee girl LARGO, Fla. (WTXL ) - A child abduction alert has been issued in several Big Bend counties for a missing 2-year-old boy. The alert said 47-year-old Dimas Coronado may have fled to Mexico with the boys, but Sgt. A cousin told KPHO-TV Nunez was eight months pregnant. Coronado is a Hispanic male who stands 5-feet- 6-inches tall, and weighs around 190 pounds. Authorities believe the boy may be w... [Full Article...]

Fire guts National Museum

Fire guts National Museum Luiz Duarte, vice director of the museum, told Globo TV the institution had been neglected by successive federal governments, and that a 21.6 million real ($5.23 million) financing plan announced in June included, ironically, a plan to install modern fire protection equipment. [Full Article...]

Trump, NAFTA and Global Trade | US & Canada

Trump, NAFTA and Global Trade | US & Canada Trump also threatened to scrap the deal entirely if Congress should interfere with the negotiations. Talks between the two countries ended without an agreement on Friday as negotiators failed to reach an agreement to include Canada in the deal before notice was sent to Congress. [Full Article...]

Chinese billionaire arrested in USA over sexual misconduct

Chinese billionaire arrested in USA over sexual misconduct China's foreign ministry said on Monday that its consulate in Chicago was closely following developments in the case. Richard Liu , founder and CEO of Chinese online retail giant JD.com, was arrested over misconduct allegations on Friday and released the next day. [Full Article...]

China to invest over 60bn in Africa over 3 years

China to invest over 60bn in Africa over 3 years The 2018 FOCAC meeting will focus on promotion of economic cooperation between China and African nations as it seeks to harmonize China's Belt and Road Initiative, the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the African Union's Agenda 2063, and development strategies of individual African countries . [Full Article...]

East Ukraine mourns rebel leader after blast

East Ukraine mourns rebel leader after blast A restaurant close to the residence of Alexander Zakharchenko , the head of the self-proclamed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), was rocked by an explosion earlier on Friday. "Unfortunately, DPR head Alexander Zakharchenko has been killed in a terror attack ". Russian Federation accused Ukraine of assassinating the 42-year-old, but Kiev said it had nothing to do with the explosion and bla... [Full Article...]

Man shot after pulling gun outside Ice Cube concert, sheriff says

Man shot after pulling gun outside Ice Cube concert, sheriff says Sheriff's officials confirmed there was an officer-involved shooting but would not immediately provide details. San Diego County Sheriff's deputies shot a man who fired a gun outside of the grandstand admission gate at Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, Calif., early Sunday evening as the day's 10th race was being run and shortly before a rap concert was to begin. [Full Article...]


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