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55 civilians killed in attacks Thursday on Yemen´s Hodeida: Red Cross

The attack was the latest in a series of recent airstrikes launched by the Saudi-led coalition on Hodeidah. The Saudi-led coalition denied any responsibility behind the air strikes on a fishing port and fish market that Yemeni medical sources said killed 26 people in Hodeidah. [Full Article...]

Russia Hiring North Korean Workers In Apparent Violation Of UN Sanctions

The report comes as Russian Federation and China suggest the Security Council discuss easing sanctions after U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met for the first time in June and Kim pledged to work toward denuclearization. [Full Article...]

Police close investigation into Las Vegas massacre; no motive, no 2nd shooter

Police close investigation into Las Vegas massacre; no motive, no 2nd shooter He said that investigators had not been able to conclusively determine gunman Stephen Paddock's motives for the massacre, saying only that police believe a combination of factors including diminished wealth and possible mental health issues were behind the carefully planned shooting. [Full Article...]

Deadly California blaze spawned destructive fire tornado

Deadly California blaze spawned destructive fire tornado The evacuation is due to multiple hazards along El Portal Road, Big Oak Flat Road, and Wawona Road, as well as power outages in Yosemite Valley. The National Park Service said Yosemite Valley is not threatened by the fire as of Friday at noon. [Full Article...]

Trump proposes raising Chinese tariffs

Trump proposes raising Chinese tariffs After Liu visited Washington later that month, the nations released a joint statement pledging to reduce the USA trade deficit with China , among other things. In addition to Beijing's top-down control, the recent diversification of China's economy and its exports makes the country better positioned to endure a trade war now than it could have in the past, NPR's Jim Zarroli reports. [Full Article...]

US, Mexico working to bring NAFTA auto proposals together

US, Mexico working to bring NAFTA auto proposals together Canada on Tuesday put a positive spin at being left out of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks, saying it is a good sign that the USA and Mexico are trying to work out differences between themselves. Mexico's Baker had met with senior trade officials from Canada, Japan, South Korea and the European Union in Geneva, which is also home to the World Trade Organization. [Full Article...]

British holidaymakers swelter in record-breaking European heatwave

British holidaymakers swelter in record-breaking European heatwave Several places in the Alentejo are forecast to reach 47C on Saturday, while Lisbon could reach 43C, which is highly unusual for Portugal's capital by the sea. 'If you go to the beach, go early and when it feels like it's getting too hot leave, just as the locals do, and go and have a nice lunch in the shade. [Full Article...]

Man 'who shot dead Bush's ex-doctor' kills himself in police confrontation

Man 'who shot dead Bush's ex-doctor' kills himself in police confrontation A handout photo made available on August 1, 2018 by the Houston Police shows Joseph James Pappas , 62, who is suspected of allegedly murdering Dr. Mark Hausknecht , a former doctor of George H.W. Pappas is believed to have shot Dr Mark Hausknecht dead on July 20 over the 1997 operating theater death of his own mother. In 2000, he treated former USA president Mr Bush for an irregular hear... [Full Article...]

Youngest member of female terrorism cell jailed

Youngest member of female terrorism cell jailed Judge Mark Dennis QC sentenced Boular to life imprisonment with a minimum of 13 years at the Old Bailey on Friday - making her the last member of Britain's first all-women terror cell to be jailed. Instead Boular made a decision to plan an attack in Britain, detailing it in coded language - such as using "pineapples" for grenades - to online contacts, who were in fact undercover agents. [Full Article...]

China threatens new tariffs on $60 billion worth of United States goods

The commerce ministry issued a statement saying the new duties would be applied if Washington pulled the trigger on President Donald Trump's threat to raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. The latest exchanges in the mounting trade war between America and some of its biggest trading partners, including China, the EU, Canada and Mexico, comes amid early signs of damage for t... [Full Article...]

New WhatsApp game that may lead to death of your children

New WhatsApp game that may lead to death of your children Before taking her own life, the girl filmed her activities and police believe that she had received instructions on exactly what to do. Authorities suspect that someone encouraged her to commit suicide, the report says. The image was taken from an Instagram account and then circulated on WhatsApp, according to reports. "In social networks, the image of a terrifying woman is circulating", add... [Full Article...]

Top China, US diplomats meet amid trade tensions

Top China, US diplomats meet amid trade tensions Aside from North Korea and the South China Sea, the ministers will also discuss issues such as counterterrorism, human rights and economic integration, especially the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, a free trade initiative involving 16 economies including Asean, Japan, China and Australia. [Full Article...]

Afghanistan: Dozens killed in bomb and gun attack on Shia mosque

Afghanistan: Dozens killed in bomb and gun attack on Shia mosque Provincial police chief General Raz Mohammad Mandozai confirmed the incident, and that the pair were wearing burqas to hide their explosives and weapons. The Taliban has not claimed a major attack in a city for weeks as it comes under increased pressure to agree to peace talks with the Afghan government. [Full Article...]

British researchers believe they’ve solved the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle

British researchers believe they’ve solved the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle This theory is unlikely to be accepted by everyone and doesn't really explain the planes which have gone missing in that area. They believe 100-foot "rogue" waves could be responsible, the report says. For reference, the USS Cyclops was a massive Proteus-class collier that was 542 feet long, with a displacement of 19,360 long tons. "The infamous area in the Atlantic can see three massive... [Full Article...]

Eiffel tower was closed due to protesters

Eiffel tower was closed due to protesters This strike isn't the first one to close the Eiffel Tower. A general meeting will be held in the late afternoon to decide on the length of the strike. The site's management has said the summer months were always busy. On Wednesday, talks between management company SETE and CGT union officials broke down, and the site closed at 4 p.m., according to a France 24 report. [Full Article...]

Trump urges end to probe 'right now,' setting off new storm

Trump urges end to probe 'right now,' setting off new storm Some Democratic politicians said Mr Trump's tweets showed an intent to obstruct justice. "The president has issued no order or direction to the Department of Justice on this", Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow said, adding that the president is allowed to express his opinion on Twitter . [Full Article...]

Sailing `legend´ Tony Bullimore dies at the age of 79

Sailing `legend´ Tony Bullimore dies at the age of 79 Competitors are required to sail single-handed without any stopovers from Les Sables-d'Olonne in western France, down the coast of Africa, around Cape Horn, ... Mr Bullimore was also prolific in his hometown for his career in music after he, and wife Lalel, opened the Bamboo Club music venue which hosted major acts such as Bob Marley, Ben E King and Tina Turner. [Full Article...]

Holidaymakers facing record 47C in Spain and Portugal

Holidaymakers facing record 47C in Spain and Portugal Spain's national weather service has put a warning in place until at least Sunday, saying the heatwave will be "especially intense and lasting in the southwest". Temperatures could climb back up to 31C in London this weekend, with sunshine returning to most of the country. The sweltering Iberian temperatures follow weeks of sustained heat across Europe. [Full Article...]

Saudi Airstrikes Kill at Least 52 Civilians at Yemen's Hodeidah Fishing Port

There were no comments yet from the Saudi-led coalition. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Yemen said it was "sending surgical material enough to treat 50 severely wounded people to the (ICRC) supported Al-Thawra Hospital in Hodeida after vicinity targeted". [Full Article...]

The British Minister publicly disgraced wife

Hunt said that the British side is looking forward to the next annual China-UK prime ministerial meeting in 2019, and is willing to continue to deepen its mutual political trust with China. He said that the United Kingdom hopes to strengthen strategic dialogue with China, deepen understanding and friendship, and enhance exchanges and cooperation in various fields to promote the sustainable develop... [Full Article...]


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