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13 injured, 2 missing after boats collide on Colorado River 13 injured, 2 missing after boats collide on Colorado River
- September 02, 2018

Officials with the San Bernardino County Fire Department announced on Twitter that there were 13 patients: one who was taken to the hospital in Nevada with life-threatening injuries, six who were transported to local hospitals and six who suffered minor injuries. (more...)
Woman smashes Greyhound bus window, rams driver in DC Woman smashes Greyhound bus window, rams driver in DC
- September 02, 2018

In cell phone video shared earlier today by police, you can see a woman bashing a Greyhound bus window with a jack. The woman sideswiped the bus, according to a police report, and the driver tried to make contact with her at a red light, but she "grew irate and broke out into a verbal argument". (more...)
Former UK Labour Minister Damns Party's 'Hatred of Jews' Former UK Labour Minister Damns Party's 'Hatred of Jews'
- September 02, 2018

He added: "Jews have been leaving France for the last 16 years, ever since there were terrorist attacks on Jews". He claimed a solution was within reach that could "satisfy all sides" if Labour promised "full engagement" with the Jewish community going forward but members were able to continue to criticise the actions of the Israeli government within clear boundaries and the rights of Palestinians were also recognised. (more...)
Syria rejects reports Israel attacked airport near Damascus Syria rejects reports Israel attacked airport near Damascus
- September 02, 2018

He could not specify their nationalities or whether they belonged to militias or government forces. The Israeli government does not comment on the details of its military operations overseas, but it has claimed it had hit Iranian forces on Syrian soil. (more...)
Britain's Prime Minister touts for trade in Nigeria Britain's Prime Minister touts for trade in Nigeria
- September 02, 2018

Britain is Kenya's largest trading partner. Earlier on the trip she put on a similarly energetic display at a school in South Africa . The former Prime minister gave a brief address, in which he said that Nigeria had always held a special place in British eyes with her roles in African and world affairs. (more...)
Macron wants to Macron wants to "reset" relations with Russian Federation
- September 02, 2018

Macron is a strong advocate for a Europe that is able to defend its strategic interests and financial independence and respond to new global economic and defence situation brought on by Donald Trump's presidency in the United States. "Our will is clearly that Europe accept its strategic autonomy and reinforce its solidarity in terms of defense, " declared Mr. Macron during a press conference with his Finnish counterpart. (more...)
Pentagon suspends $300M in military aid to Pakistan Pentagon suspends $300M in military aid to Pakistan
- September 02, 2018

The announcement came weeks after Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan took office amid concerns he would remain tolerant of terror groups including the Taliban and the notorious Haqqani network. Both the Haqqani Network and the Afghan Taliban have launched attacks in Afghanistan that have killed U.S. forces, and United States officials have long argued that Pakistan, and specifically its powerful ISI intelligence service, provides safe havens to them. (more...)
Bangladesh has bigger problem in mind than the Rohingya crisis Bangladesh has bigger problem in mind than the Rohingya crisis
- September 02, 2018

In a relief to Aung San Suu Kyi , the Nobel Prize Committee has announced that it will not withdraw the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to her in 1991. "She was in a position to do something", Mr Hussein said in an interview with the BBC's Imogen Foulkes. The Rohingya are a Muslim minority in Myanmar, where they are denied citizenship and considered illegal immigrants from neighbouring Bangladesh despite calling the Rakhine state home for generations. (more...)
Buhari departs for China, to meet President Jinping Buhari departs for China, to meet President Jinping
- September 02, 2018

China has become a major investment partner for South Africa in stimulating economic and social transformation and development. The value of China-Africa trade hit the US$16.5 billion mark in January 2018. Ramaphosa would also "mobilise" Chinese financing for infrastructure development and promote South Africa as a desirable tourism destination for Chinese. (more...)
Chelsea Manning won't get visa in time for Sydney Opera House event Chelsea Manning won't get visa in time for Sydney Opera House event
- September 02, 2018

The government's threats to deny Manning's visa have been met with outrage from event organisers Think Inc., who have been gathering letters of support to request that Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton and Minister for Immigration David Coleman use their ministerial discretion to grant Manning a visa. (more...)
Saudi-led coalition regrets errors in attack on bus in Yemen Saudi-led coalition regrets errors in attack on bus in Yemen
- September 02, 2018

A Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Shiite rebels expressed on Saturday its regret and pledged to hold to account those responsible for "mistakes" in a deadly airstrike it carried out last month that killed dozens, including many children, drawing wide worldwide condemnation. (more...)
Two presidents- not Trump- pay tribute to McCain at funeral Two presidents- not Trump- pay tribute to McCain at funeral
- September 02, 2018

President Donald Trump ― who appeared to be a target of numerous service's eulogies ― clashed with McCain during his presidency and did not attend the service. "In the end, I got to enjoy one of life's great gifts, the friendship of John McCain ". They include Hollywood actor and liberal political activist Warren Beatty, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg , an independent, liberal former Senator Russ Feingold who crafted landmark campaign finance legislation with McCain , ... (more...)
London mayor who OK'd Trump baby blimp to get own balloon London mayor who OK'd Trump baby blimp to get own balloon
- September 02, 2018

Nearly £60,000 has been raised for an enormous blimp of Sadiq Khan to fly over London in a bid to oust the mayor from office. Yanny Bruere - who describes himself as a " free speech advocate" - has spearheaded a successful campaign to raise money for a 29ft blimp of Mr Khan to hover above Westminster on Saturday. (more...)
Friends, colleagues share tributes to Senator John McCain Friends, colleagues share tributes to Senator John McCain
- September 02, 2018

Naval Academy. Mr Raymond Gonzales, 70, said Mr McCain helped him when he had PTSD after the Vietnam War. He will lie in state for the remainder of the day . "We thank God for giving this country John McCain ". "The brokenness was his ballast". The senator said in one of his books that "my mother was raised to be a strong, determined woman who thoroughly enjoyed life, and always tried to make the most of her opportunities". (more...)
President Trump holds rally in Evansville President Trump holds rally in Evansville
- September 02, 2018

A statement from the White House press secretary said: "President Donald J Trump will travel to Paris, France, to participate in a November 11 commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the fighting in World War I". (more...)
Yair Netanyahu Also a Suspect in Case 4000 Bezeq Probe Yair Netanyahu Also a Suspect in Case 4000 Bezeq Probe
- September 02, 2018

A senior police official told the Tel Aviv Magistrate's Court on Thursday that the premier's wife is a suspect in a bribery probe involving the Bezeq telecommunication company , also known as Case 4000. Prosecutors say Benjamin Netanyahu advanced regulatory benefits worth up to 1 billion shekels (approximately $280 million) to Shaul Elovitch, Netanyahu's friend and Bezeq's controlling shareholder. (more...)
Trump ready to ratchet up China trade war with more tariffs Trump ready to ratchet up China trade war with more tariffs
- September 02, 2018

At the interview, the President said the U.S. is also making progress with Canada to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement ( Nafta ) as negotiators stepped up the pace of discussions to meet yesterday's deadline to reach an agreement. (more...)
Eight Injured, Thousands Evacuated After Blast, Fire At German Refinery Eight Injured, Thousands Evacuated After Blast, Fire At German Refinery
- September 02, 2018

The cause of the explosion remains unclear. The blaze at the 120,000 barrel per day (bpd) plant, part of the Bayernoil refinery complex, prompted police to evacuate 1,800 residents from the surrounding area. The cause of the explosion - which could be felt from several kilometres away according to local media - is not now known. Residents within a 20km radius of the site have been advised to keep their doors and windows closed because of the smoke. (more...)
Turkey's Erdogan, Iranian FM meet to discuss Syria Turkey's Erdogan, Iranian FM meet to discuss Syria
- September 02, 2018

The latest exchange of warnings between Washington and Moscow comes as war monitors say thousands of Syrian government troops and allied fighters have been amassing in areas surrounding Idlib in preparation for an assault. Lavrov got backing from an unexpected source on August 31 for the government's avowed plans to "liquidate" the extremist Al-Qaeda group, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, previously known as Al-Nusra Front, which includes many recruits from foreign countries. (more...)
USA charges associate of indicted Russian with lobbying violation USA charges associate of indicted Russian with lobbying violation
- September 02, 2018

In an interview with the Washington Post past year, Patten gushed that Kilimnik helped Manafort understand Ukrainian politics while the longtime political operative was working in the country. Patten has not figured large in the sprawling Mueller investigation, which is examining whether President Donald Trump's 2016 election team colluded with Russians to tilt the election toward Trump, and whether Trump has since obstructed the investigation. (more...)
United Nations alarmed by China's Uighur camps United Nations alarmed by China's Uighur camps
- September 02, 2018

The letter singles out Xinjiang's top official, Chen Quanguo, accused by many of turning the region into a police surveillance state. The World Uyghur Congress said in its report that detainees are held indefinitely without charge, and forced to shout Communist Party slogans. (more...)
Americans Stabbed on Train in Amsterdam in Alleged Terrorist Attack Americans Stabbed on Train in Amsterdam in Alleged Terrorist Attack
- September 02, 2018

The pair, who have not been named, suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries, reports CNN . An investigation into Friday's brutal attack is now underway. Pete Hoekstra, the USA ambassador to the Netherlands, expressed his support to the victims and thanked first responders. Witnesses described scenes of panic on Friday as gunshots rang out and thousands of commuters and tourists were evacuated from the rail terminus shortly after midday. (more...)
North Korea Still Making Cluster Bombs North Korea Still Making Cluster Bombs
- September 02, 2018

The U.N. Command in South Korea holds the authority for transportation of resources between North and South Korea, as stated in the truce agreement. The organization did not specify whether it had evidence that North Korea had used any of its cluster bombs, however, but said there was no evidence to show that Pyongyang was interested in complying with worldwide legal norms and disposing of them. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests 5 from New Mexico compound on firearms charges Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests 5 from New Mexico compound on firearms charges
- September 02, 2018

Wednesday, all of the child abuse charges were dropped against the five adults who were arrested at a remote compound in New Mexico. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Albuquerque said compound resident Jany Leveille has been charged with being an alien unlawfully in possession of firearms and ammunition. (more...)
Giant Sadiq Khan balloon flies over London in response to 'Baby Trump' Giant Sadiq Khan balloon flies over London in response to 'Baby Trump'
- September 01, 2018

His anti-Khan crowdfunding campaign was launched following the Donald Trump baby balloon flown by protesters during the president's visit in July. The bikini is a reference to a controversy over an advertisement that Khan had banned . It featured the caption "are you beach body ready?" - which was said to promote an unhealthy body image. "We are here today to tell the whole world that Sadiq Khan has failed and that everything Trump has been saying is happening here in the UK". (more...)
Kenya, Britain ink pact on repatriation of stolen wealth Kenya, Britain ink pact on repatriation of stolen wealth
- September 01, 2018

He noted pointedly that May was the first British Prime Minister to visit Kenya since Margaret Thatcher in 1988. "We are appealing to President Uhuru Kenyatta to request the British government to open our miraa market (sic)", said former Igembe North MP Joseph M'Eruaki, adding that people in Nyambene no longer earn a decent living from miraa sales. (more...)
Uganda Opposition Pop Star Blocked from Flying to USA for Aid Uganda Opposition Pop Star Blocked from Flying to USA for Aid
- September 01, 2018

This, according to Police Spokesman, Emilian Kayima was meant to give government specialists chance to examine Bobi who was allegedly tortured by security officers during arrest and detention. "As a result, Hon". Police said the protests were limited and contained. On demands by the police to have Bobi Wine and Zaake subjected to medical tests in a government facility, Ms Kyagulanyi vehemently downplayed it arguing that the people who inflicted pain on his husband, cannot be trusted to ... (more...)
Google, Facebook, Amazon may be in a 'very antitrust situation' Google, Facebook, Amazon may be in a 'very antitrust situation'
- September 01, 2018

It's true that Google did not link to Trump's first joint statement to Congress, because that's not something Google has done for any president. There are multiple archived versions of Google's homepage showing the tech company highlighting his State of the Union address in 2018. (more...)
Trump sought to buy 'dirt' held by gossip sheet Trump sought to buy 'dirt' held by gossip sheet
- September 01, 2018

What if Pecker left? He added, "You have Michael Cohen who was at the right hand of Donald Trump for the better part of 10 to 12 years, felt it necessary to tape their conversations, maintain evidence against Donald Trump in the event it was needed". (more...)
Putin details amendments to soften impact of impending pension system reform Putin details amendments to soften impact of impending pension system reform
- September 01, 2018

Russia's parliament has given preliminary approval to raising the pension age from 55 to 63 for women and 60 to 65 for men. Russia's demographics have changed since 2005, when Putin pledged not to raise the retirement age while he was in the Kremlin, his press secretary Dmitry Peskov said when the plan was announced in June. (more...)

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