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Typhoon Maria barrels into China after pounding Taiwan

Typhoon Maria barrels into China after pounding Taiwan According to ChannelNewsAsia.com, some 3,500 people across the island were evacuated from areas prone to floods and landslides, with about 2,000 soldiers mobilized to help. At one point a super typhoon, Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau has downgraded Maria to a medium-strength storm with wind gusts of up to 209 km per hour (129 mph). [Full Article...]

Wont let Nawaz become a hero, says Imran

Wont let Nawaz become a hero, says Imran Sharif, ousted by the Supreme Court for corruption last July, was convicted in absentia last week and sentenced to 10 years. Maryam Nawaz, 44, seen as the political heir of Sharif, said that going back to Pakistan "to go to prison was the most hard decision of our lives because my mother is on the ventilator and we don't know what happens next, their is no pain like that of leaving your mother b... [Full Article...]

Dozens Still Missing In Japan Floods As Death Toll Reaches 176

Dozens Still Missing In Japan Floods As Death Toll Reaches 176 The Associated Press reported that 10.4 inches of rain accumulated in its Kochi Prefecture in just three hours and that landslide warnings were issued for the entire island. Several dozen Mihara residents ventured down from shelters on Sunday to inspect the damage to their homes in the Hongo district of the city, where many locals are rice farmers. [Full Article...]

11 rescued after plane crashes on Alaska island

11 rescued after plane crashes on Alaska island Some were taken to a medical center in Ketchikan, but no details about their condition have been released. The pilot was flying from Prince of Wales Island and bound for Ketchikan when the crash occurred, according to the Troopers. Tim DeSpain, a spokesman for the Alaska State Troopers, said the pilot reported there were injuries but no deaths among the 11 on board after the crash on Prince of W... [Full Article...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation states to increase defence funding

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation states to increase defence funding He says Canada - where current defence spending plans are only expected to reach 1.4 per cent of GDP - has promised to reverse a decline in military resources with an eye towards the two per cent target. This NATO source suggested that Trump will go into his meeting with Putin with a stronger hand if the NATO alliance is also strong. His meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland n... [Full Article...]

Man faces hate crime charges over racist Puerto Rico shirt rant

Man faces hate crime charges over racist Puerto Rico shirt rant As of Thursday morning, the video had be seen 1.5 million times. The intoxicated individual involved in the incident was arrested and charged with assault and disorderly conduct. Tybus who is afflicted with both fear and ignorance and probably a substance abuse problem. About 10 minutes into the video, more police officers arrived. [Full Article...]

Thai Navy SEALs Share New Cave Rescue Video

Thai Navy SEALs Share New Cave Rescue Video You went into the cave with our children and you must get out with them. Five Seals and 13 foreign divers worked together to rescue the boys. The boys' families can visit them wearing protective gowns and masks, it added. Thai navy commander Chaiyananta Peeranarong said: "Some of them were asleep, some of them were wiggling their fingers". "Without him, in this operation, I don't think we co... [Full Article...]

Former Catalan leader Puigdemont can be extradited, German court rules

Former Catalan leader Puigdemont can be extradited, German court rules A German court on Thursday removed a hurdle to the extradition of a prominent Catalan politician on charges of embezzlement, setting the stage for a possible trial in Spain but on lesser charges than prosecutors there had hoped for. He and a number of his former colleagues are facing charges for their role in the pro-independence drive, which reached its peak previous year with an illegal referend... [Full Article...]

The Bloke With The World's Longest Fingernails Finally Got Them Trimmed

The Bloke With The World's Longest Fingernails Finally Got Them Trimmed The Guardian says the teacher told Chillal that he wouldn't understand what it meant to protect a nail unless he grew them himself. The 82-year-old's talons have a combined measurement of 909.6cm (358.1ins). Over the years his lifelong ambition has left him handicapped, with atrophy curtailing his left-hand movement. Times Square museum features 20 galleries and more than 500 artifacts from aro... [Full Article...]

PM thanks foreign rescuers for helping save trapped boys and their coach

PM thanks foreign rescuers for helping save trapped boys and their coach Four additional boys, along with their 25-year-old soccer coach , remain in the cave and await the next round of rescues, CNN reported . "The health of the remaining five people inside the cave is still good", Narongsak said . Following the initial rescues, the operation was paused for about 10 hours while divers replenished air tanks along the exit tunnel. However, organizers declined to c... [Full Article...]

Ryan issues warning to ex-FBI lawyer defying subpoena

Ryan issues warning to ex-FBI lawyer defying subpoena According to Politico , Ryan was referring to Page's recent suggestion that she may decline to speak before the House Judiciary Committee; adding he was "very disturbed" by the anti-Trump attorney's comments. Lisa Page and Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok made national headlines earlier this year following the release of their private text conversations; illustrating widespre... [Full Article...]

Fact Check: Trump's Claims On NATO Spending

Fact Check: Trump's Claims On NATO Spending Trump claimed member nations had agreed to significantly boost their defence budgets and reaffirmed - after days of griping that the USA was being taken advantage of by its allies - that the US remains faithful to the accord. "Everybody in that room got along and they agreed to pay more and they agreed to pay it more quickly". Shelby pointed to the importance of Trump being properly briefed ... [Full Article...]

Firefighter Death Reported Following Explosion in Wisconsin Town

Firefighter Death Reported Following Explosion in Wisconsin Town Police received a report of a gas leak around 6:21 p.m. and started to evacuate the downtown Sun Prairie area. The leak resulted in police and firefighters evacuating the area, which is filled with bars, restaurants and other local businesses and residential homes. [Full Article...]

2nd Man Charged With Murder in Fatal Shooting of Rapper XXXTentacion

2nd Man Charged With Murder in Fatal Shooting of Rapper XXXTentacion Boatwright, of Fort Lauderdale , was initially arrested last week on an unrelated drug charge before a court issued an arrest warrant for him on Tuesday in connection with Onfroy's murder. The 22-year-old was already in Broward County Jail after his arrest Thursday on felony cocaine possession with intent to sell or deliver and misdemeanor marijuana possession charges, which brought additional vi... [Full Article...]

Husband finds bodies of wife, mechanic in vehicle

Husband finds bodies of wife, mechanic in vehicle Tameka Hargrave's husband found her body in the garage on Monday, July 9, 2018. Law enforcement sources said they believed the wife was paying for her vehicle work by having sex with the mechanic. "As I tried to step to open the last garage door, I see the mechanic; he's laid out", Johnson told WABC . 'She's just a few feet away, she's laid out. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok explains why he sent anti-Trump text

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok explains why he sent anti-Trump text Her lawyer, Amy Jeffress, said they are working quickly to arrange a new time for Page to testify, noting that they were not able to obtain the proper paperwork from the Department of Justice before her scheduled testimony, nor would the panel provide them with the scope of the interview, as they are required to do. [Full Article...]

Korea approves rare screening of N. Korea films

Defense of POW/MIA Accounting Agency. Foreign ministry spokesman Noh Kyu-duk said , "The government hopes the agreements reached between leaders at the North Korea-U.S. It is unknown whether the North Korean side gave any prior notification to the U.S. about this. "It is likely that military generals from the US and North Korea will take part in the meeting". [Full Article...]

Florida man with no arms charged with stabbing man with scissors

Crenshaw has been charged with aggravated battery. In a freaky incident, a 46-year-old homeless was arrested for stabbing a tourist with a pair of scissors using his feet. The publication has profiled Crenshaw in the past and found he has had multiple run-ins with police and other officials, including violent crime charges. [Full Article...]

Macron says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation debates were 'frank and respectful'

The White House on Wednesday claimed chief of staff John Kelly looked "displeased" during part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels because "he was expecting a full breakfast and there were only pastries and cheese". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's Entourage: ONE THOUSAND Staff Join President On UK Visit

Donald Trump's Entourage: ONE THOUSAND Staff Join President On UK Visit Later, Mr and Mrs Trump will attend a black-tie dinner at Blenheim Place - the birthplace of Winston Churchill - in Oxfordshire, hosted by Theresa May . On Friday, demonstrators are expected to gather near Chequers, the Prime Minister " s country residence, where Prime Minister May and President Trump will hold a working lunch. [Full Article...]


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