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Truck that stopped just before collapse removed from Genoa bridge

Truck that stopped just before collapse removed from Genoa bridge Using cement containing too much sand, for instance, produces bridges and viaducts liable to crumble. One grieving man collapsed on a seat by a coffin as a woman tenderly cradled his head. "Now it is the time of grief. but we must think about the conditions of the roads of our region and the security of our infrastructure because these victims can not be followed by other victims", Ilaria Caprio... [Full Article...]

Gunshots fired at United States embassy in Turkey

Gunshots fired at United States embassy in Turkey The early morning attack coincided with a deepening row between the two countries over the trial of a USA pastor in Turkey . Four or five gunshots were heard, it said, one hitting a window in a security cabin but causing no casualties. Ankara's governor said suspects have not yet been identified. The tension between the two states stemmed out of a recent skirmish over a U.S. pastor Andrew Craig... [Full Article...]

Over 100 people taken hostage by Taliban, says Afghan officials

Over 100 people taken hostage by Taliban, says Afghan officials The fate of the hostages in Kunduz province - in an area that has recently fallen under Taliban control - was not immediately known and there was no statement from the insurgents. "It is time for peace". Ghani did not mention any cease in fighting with the Islamic State group, which has expanded since it first emerged in the region in 2014 and was not included in the June ceasefire, or any of th... [Full Article...]

Holidaymaker found 10 hours after falling from cruise ship

Holidaymaker found 10 hours after falling from cruise ship The Croatian rescue ship sent out to look for her found her just 1,300 meters from where she fell. "I am very lucky to be alive". According to the Norwegian Cruise Line's website, the nearly 300-metre-long Norwegian Star was only refurbished this year and can accommodate up to 2,300 passengers. [Full Article...]

New Zealand minister cycles to hospital to give birth

New Zealand minister cycles to hospital to give birth In addition to being minister for women, Genter is also the country's associate transport minister and is a big cycling advocate. Genter said on social media that it was a "beautiful Sunday morning for a bike ride", and that she and her partner, Peter Nunns , had cycled to the hospital because there was not "enough room in the vehicle for the support crew". [Full Article...]

Smoky skies, poor air from wildfires return to Northwest

Air quality could remain in the at least the "unhealthy" range or worse until at least Tuesday evening, according to the Benton Clean Air Agency. Air quality planner for Metro Vancouver Julie Saxton explains it's hard to say when the smoke will clear. [Full Article...]

Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser Papadopoulos

Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser Papadopoulos Those lies, they said, resulted in the Federal Bureau of Investigation missing an opportunity to properly question a professor Papadopoulos had met during the campaign who had tipped him that the Russians had "dirt" on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in the form of "thousands of emails". [Full Article...]

Floods in Kerala, India leave 324 dead during 'worst monsoon in century'

Floods in Kerala, India leave 324 dead during 'worst monsoon in century' A team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel from Mangalagiri also left for Kerala by a special aircraft, State Disaster Management Authority Commissioner M V Seshagiri Babu said. Indian volunteers from the Haridwar Mitra Mandal Charitable Trust load water aid to be shipped to flood-hit Kerala, in Ahmedabad on Sunday. Over four lakh people are housed in 3026 relief camps across ... [Full Article...]

ICE Detained A Man Driving Pregnant Wife To Hospital

ICE Detained A Man Driving Pregnant Wife To Hospital Venegas said she and her husband came to the U.S. 12 years ago from the city of Leon in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato. ICE confirmed in a statement Saturday that agents detained Arrona on Thursday and said he remained in custody pending removal proceedings. [Full Article...]

'Truth isn't truth': Giuliani trumps 'alternative facts' with new Orwellian outburst

'Truth isn't truth': Giuliani trumps 'alternative facts' with new Orwellian outburst Mr Giuliani said: " Truth isn't truth ". Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani says the " truth isn't truth " while showing his concerns over the USA president's interview with special counsel Robert Mueller as part of the investigation into Russian interference during the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

United States of America is punished by sanctions Russian company

United States of America is punished by sanctions Russian company According to the U.S. Treasury Department, Sun Moon Star International Logistics Trading and its referred subsidiary worked together to facilitate illegal remittances to the PDRK through the use of false documents. "... China's position on opposing countries enacting unilateral sanctions on other countries and "long-armed jurisdiction" is consistent and clear," it added, without elaborating. [Full Article...]

Manafort Judge Reveals He's Been Threatened During Trial

Manafort Judge Reveals He's Been Threatened During Trial A spokeswoman for the US Marshals Service did not immediately comment. The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sent home for the weekend after concluding a second day of deliberations without reaching a verdict. [Full Article...]

Over 2 million Muslims begin annual hajj pilgrimage

Over 2 million Muslims begin annual hajj pilgrimage Hajj, which means pilgrimage in Arabic, is a huge and significant event for Muslims across the world. On Monday, pilgrims will climb nearby Mount Arafat for the climax of the hajj, praying and reading the Quran. Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of barring its citizens from performing this year's Hajj pilgrimage amid a year-long boycott of Doha by a Saudi-led bloc of four Arab nations. [Full Article...]

Trump lashes out at Russian Federation probe as 'McCarthyism'

Trump lashes out at Russian Federation probe as 'McCarthyism' Mueller III that spanned 30 hours. In at least three voluntary interviews with investigators that totaled 30 hours over the past nine months, Mr. McGahn described the president's furor toward the Russian Federation investigation and the ways in which he urged Mr. [Full Article...]

Trump’s Big Military Parade Will Reportedly Cost Way, Way Than Previously Expected

Trump’s Big Military Parade Will Reportedly Cost Way, Way Than Previously Expected Soon after the President tweeted , Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser claimed she "got thru" to Trump about costs for the parade, which at one point was calculated to run about $ 12 million but more recent estimates said could run as high as $92 million by the time Trump canceled the event. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia pledges $100 mln to rebuild Syria’s northeast

Saudi Arabia pledges $100 mln to rebuild Syria’s northeast Speaking to reporters at a press conference Friday at the State Department, Brett McGurk, U.S special presidential envoy for the anti-IS coalition, said the stabilization funding was used to help residents return to areas recaptured from IS. [Full Article...]

Rescuers help people in flooded Kerala

Rescuers help people in flooded Kerala The Chief Minister said as per the initial assessment, the total loss was pegged at Rs 19,512 crore. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the intensity of rainfall in the state would reduce in the next two to three days. All help is being provided to the State Government to deal with the adverse situation. It is a situation where we can't even retrieve people's bodies from the sand. [Full Article...]

Fiji natural disaster: 8.2 quake triggers tsunami fears in Pacific 'Ring of Fire'

Fiji natural disaster: 8.2 quake triggers tsunami fears in Pacific 'Ring of Fire' The quake which struck in the past hour, is not expected to trigger a tsunami as it is too deep. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit at a depth of 348 miles and was located 174 miles northeast of Fiji's Ndoi Island. The director of Fiji's Mineral Resources Department, which runs the country's seismology unit, told Reuters on Sunday the natural disaster was widely felt, but there were n... [Full Article...]

Omarosa may have as many as 200 White House recordings

Omarosa may have as many as 200 White House recordings The aim of the book, it seems, has beento expose the mayhem of Trump's presidency - to point the finger at the gaping holes in his leadership style and his relationships with those around him. She then leveled a personal charge at Manigault Newman: "Woman to woman, I shared a connection with Omarosa as a friend and a campaign sister, and I am absolutely shocked and saddened by her betrayal and... [Full Article...]

Kofi Annan, former United Nations secretary-general, dies at age 80

Kofi Annan, former United Nations secretary-general, dies at age 80 Born in Ghana, Annan was a career diplomat at the United Nations, and the first secretary-general to be hired from within the organization's ranks. British Prime Minister, Theresa May, also tweeted , "Sad to hear of the death of Kofi Annan ". [Full Article...]


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