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Hundreds escape Libyan prison, rockets hit refugee camp

Hundreds escape Libyan prison, rockets hit refugee camp About 400 inmates escaped from a prison near the Libyan capital in a mass-jail break on Sunday after a week of deadly clashes between rival armed groups in the city. The government declared a state of emergency in and around Tripoli, saying the fighting is "an attempt to derail peaceful political transition" in the country. [Full Article...]

Mum tries to carjack driver while carrying BABY

Mum tries to carjack driver while carrying BABY Recently, the Texas Department of Public Safety presented a video of aviation operations at a Public Safety Commission meeting. Rodriguez then exited her auto and ran around to the passenger rear door and took out the baby in its vehicle seat. [Full Article...]

Aussie Instagram model found dead on billionaire’s yacht

Aussie Instagram model found dead on billionaire’s yacht The model was found entangled in a rope off the back of a super yacht that she'd been working on for the past four months. The cause of death has not been confirmed. The yacht is to remain at the port of Argostoli as investigations continue. "Unfortunately I have received the worst news of my life, Sinead has passed away", he wrote on his Facebook account (set to private). [Full Article...]

Saudi-led coalition admits 'mistakes' in deadly Yemen bus strike

Saudi-led coalition admits 'mistakes' in deadly Yemen bus strike Last month's attack on the school bus at a market in Saada province killed more than 50 people, most of the children. But while the Saudi statement wasn't everything it could have been, it is virtually unprecedented in a war where the United Nations empowered the Saudis to investigate themselves, and where that has meant, everywhere and always, a white-wash of large civilian death tolls. [Full Article...]

Duterte brings sizeable delegation in Israel trip

Duterte brings sizeable delegation in Israel trip Duterte left immediately for Jerusalem , where he was greeted at a teeming Jerusalem hotel by a large group of Filipinos, according to reporters travelling with him. Duterte recalled the events involving World War 2, wherein Germany's Adolf Hitler ordered a systematic killing of about 6 million Jews. "I'd be happy to slaughter them", Duterte said at the time. [Full Article...]

Malaysia: Two women caned and fined for attempting to have sex

Malaysia: Two women caned and fined for attempting to have sex Around 100 people witnessed the event. "In recent years, this level of hostility that LGBT+ people are facing, is unprecedented". Reportedly the situation for LGBT communityis getting harder and harder in Malaysia . The sentence was conducted behind closed doors in the courtroom. Amnesty International called the sentence "a awful reminder of the depth of discrimination #LGBTI people face in... [Full Article...]

Republicans Are Refusing To Share 100,000 Kavanaugh Documents Ahead Of His Confirmation

Republicans Are Refusing To Share 100,000 Kavanaugh Documents Ahead Of His Confirmation Rather than wait on the National Archives to produce the millions of documents relating to Kavanaugh's record, Republicans have relied on a group of lawyers for Bush to review documents ― a parallel and partisan effort that a National Archives official has described as " something that has never happened before ". [Full Article...]

9 injured in blaze at German refinery; hundreds evacuated

9 injured in blaze at German refinery; hundreds evacuated Footage from the scene as daylight dawned showed fires still raging and vehicles crushed under rubble. According to preliminary data, eight people were injured. Emergency services appealed to residents within a 20-kilometer (12-mile) radius to "keep their doors and windows closed because of the smoke". "And the evacuation of the nearby residents is no longer necessary", said a police spokesman. [Full Article...]

13 hurt and two missing as boats collide head-on in California

13 hurt and two missing as boats collide head-on in California He says two people are missing and "presumed submerged". The others aboard the boats were not seriously injured and did not need to go to a hospital, authorities said. Divers have been sent out into the river's waters, which can range from shallow to 30 feet (9 meters) deep. At about 8:03 pm, San Bernardino County Fire was requested to respond to a boating collision in the waters of the Colora... [Full Article...]

Alaska Mom Charged With Killing Two Daughters Two Years Apart

Alaska Mom Charged With Killing Two Daughters Two Years Apart Likewise, the 4-month-old showed signs of suffocation, according to Fairbanks police Chief Eric Jewkes , who provided a press update on Thursday. The cause of death for the child who died in 2015 was "officially undetermined, but the symptoms were consistent with a suffocation death", police said . [Full Article...]

Reuters reporters get 7 year sentences in Myanmar "state secrets" case

Reuters reporters get 7 year sentences in Myanmar Adler, Reuters Editor-in-Chief, said in a statement , denouncing the charges as "false" and "designed to silence their reporting and intimidate the press". After the journalists' arrest, the military admitted that the killings took place and in April said it had sentenced seven of its soldiers to ten years in prison. [Full Article...]

Four dead, one recovered in Apostle Islands on Lake Superior

Four dead, one recovered in Apostle Islands on Lake Superior According to authorities, the 29-year-old mother was the only survivor. Just previous year, the family of five had vacationed in the same area and could not wait to go back again this summer. Strong thunderstorms hampered the search efforts, but the third child was found deceased in the water near the Shore of Michigan Island at about 10:00 A.M. [Full Article...]

No deal yet in US, Canada NAFTA talks

No deal yet in US, Canada NAFTA talks Canada is the No. 1 destination for American products shipped overseas, and more than 8 million U.S.jobs are supported by trade with Canada, according to the U.S. The bid to update the North American Free Trade Agreement between the US, Canada and Mexico had been going for a week but was soured by President Trump's leaked comments that any deal would be "totally" on US terms. [Full Article...]

Sen. James Inhofe: McCain Is 'Partially to Blame' for Flag-Raising Controversy

Sen. James Inhofe: McCain Is 'Partially to Blame' for Flag-Raising Controversy He was held for 5 1/2 years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam after the attack aircraft he was piloting was shot down during a bombing raid over Hanoi. Sen. That's standard procedure when a member of the Senate passes away. Richard Russell, a Georgia Democrat who, like McCain, chaired the Armed Services Committee. [Full Article...]

Syria Denies Explosions at Military Airport Caused by Israeli Strike

Syria Denies Explosions at Military Airport Caused by Israeli Strike Israel has previously acknowledged having carried out air strikes in Syria aimed at degrading the capacity of Iran and its allies, including Lebanon's Shi'ite Hezbollah group, which are backing Assad in the country's seven-year civil war. Tahrir al-Sham, which includes the al Qaeda-linked group formerly known as Nusra Front, is the most powerful jihadist alliance in Idlib. Minister spokesman Bah... [Full Article...]

Turkey calls US wild wolves, vows to abandon dollar in trade

Turkey calls US wild wolves, vows to abandon dollar in trade On April 14, the United States , the United Kingdom and France launched over 100 missiles on multiple targets in Syria in response to the alleged chemical weapons attack. In Jordan and Turkey, Mr Jeffrey and Mr Rayburn will also focus on Syria and "reiterate the USA position that a military offensive in Idlib will escalate the crisis in Syria and the region, risk the lives of humanitarians ... [Full Article...]

Amber Alert issued for 2 boys taken from Phoenix home after shooting

Amber Alert issued for 2 boys taken from Phoenix home after shooting Victor Coronado Nuñez, 8, and Jonathan Coronado Nuñez, 5, have been missing since Saturday morning from 32nd Avenue and Van Buren Street . Missing child Victor Nunez-Coronado, 8 years old, 4' tall, 60 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. [Full Article...]

Canada pushes to save NAFTA dispute panels amid U.S. objection

Mr. Trump negotiated a trade deal with Mexico earlier this week, but has not made an agreement with Canada. " Our officials are continuing to work toward agreement ", he said, adding that the talks will be resumed on Wednesday. Trump admitted he wouldn't state his refusal to compromise in public because "it's going to be so insulting they're not going to be able to make a deal". [Full Article...]

KAGWANJA: Beijing summit reveals why China is attractive to

KAGWANJA: Beijing summit reveals why China is attractive to The initiative has emphasized infrastructure projects such as railways, highways and airways, and brought various opportunities for the development of infrastructure in Africa over the past few years, he said. China defends continued lending to Africa on the grounds that the continent still needs debt-funded infrastructure development. He was accompanied to Beijing by his wife, Aisha , who is... [Full Article...]

Libya declares state of emeregency as death toll reaches 39

The U.N. -backed government in Tripoli has declared a state of emergency, while the U.N. Mission in Libya invited the "various concerned parties" to meet on Tuesday for an "urgent dialogue on the security situation". The UN refugee agency said it moved about 300 refugees and migrants out of a detention centre in Ain Zara, one of the focal points for conflict. Armed militias have been battling... [Full Article...]


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