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World News Rescue team that saved Thai footballers helps survivors of Laos dam collapse
Author: 0 Rescue team that saved Thai footballers helps survivors of Laos dam collapse

Roads were demolished, houses destroyed and lives lost as the enormous wave of water swept over the southern part of the country. A medical contingent from the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) has began working on epidemic containment in shelters for victims after a dam burst triggered flash flood in southern Attapeu province, the contingent said late Friday.

World News Powerful 6.4-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia
Author: 0 Powerful 6.4-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia

As of 2pm, the Indonesian authorities confirmed 10 people died and 40 people were injured. Photos released by the disaster agency showed damaged houses and the entrance to the popular Mount Rinjani National Park, which was immediately closed for fear of landslides.

World News Construction manager of Ethiopia's Nile River dam found dead
Author: 0 Construction manager of Ethiopia's Nile River dam found dead

According to the report, police are now undertaking investigations around Meskel Square in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, where his body was found inside his own vehicle in the early hours of Thursday morning. These were fears that Semegnew had downplayed in the past. In June, the leaders of Ethiopia and Egypt pledged to resolve their differences peacefully and agreed to take steps to put into effect an agreement, which also includes Sudan, to set up a fund for investing in infrastructure.

World News Sen. McCaskill calls Russian hacking attempt ‘outrageous’
Author: 0 Sen. McCaskill calls Russian hacking attempt ‘outrageous’

Russian intelligence agents attempted to breach Sen. "Russia continues to try to break the backbone of democracy all across the world". Burt said that Microsoft had blocked the attempted breaches, and the Daily Beast reported that the attempts against McCaskill's team were ultimately unsuccessful.

World News Colorado bear saved from storm sewer, wildlife office live-tweets rescue
Author: 0 Colorado bear saved from storm sewer, wildlife office live-tweets rescue

CPW officers tried to avoid handling the bear because once it's handled, it will get an ear tag - giving it one strike. "After few minutes, the bear poked its head out and began looking for an Escape Route", officials tweeted. "Meanwhile, residents of this senior community stayed locked in their houses waiting for word from [CPW] officers". Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers believe the bear may have gotten into the drain after a nearby, open garbage receptacle, packed with berry-filled ...

World News Bus falls into gorge in western India; 33 feared dead
Author: 0 Bus falls into gorge in western India; 33 feared dead

Trees arrested the fall someway down. "But when they called me I said I will not be able to make it because I was not well", said Randive. A crane is seen at a mountain road during a rescue operation after a bus fell into a valley near Mahabaleshwar in India's Maharashtra state on July 28, 2018 .

World News Indonesia quake results in multiple deaths, injuries
Author: 0 Indonesia quake results in multiple deaths, injuries

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman for Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency, said: "The quake killed at least 10 people, some 40 people are injured and dozens of houses were damaged". A damaged house is seen following an quake in Lombok, Indonesia, July 29, 2018 in this picture obtained from social media. It struck 50km (30 miles) northeast of the island's main city Mataram, the United States Geological Survey said.

World News Ex-lawyer says Trump knew of 2016 meeting with Russians
Author: 0 Ex-lawyer says Trump knew of 2016 meeting with Russians

This comes as ABC News has learned that Cohen claims that President Trump knew about the infamous Trump Tower meeting in advance. But both CNN and NBC reported - citing anonymous sources - that Mr Cohen is willing to assert his claim to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion with Mr Trump's campaign.

World News ED Mnangagwa, Zanu-PF final rally in Harare today
Author: 0 ED Mnangagwa, Zanu-PF final rally in Harare today

But he warned of demonstrations if Zimbabweans conclude that the election, now a close race between him and Mnangagwa, was rigged. Something special has renewed our hope as people of Zimbabwe; a nation invigorated by this huge democratic process, a nation that is determined to keep going with changes we have seen in the past eight months.

Author: 0 Deadly quake strikes Indonesian resort island of Lombok near Bali

At least three people have died. It is frequently hit by quakes, majority harmless. The quake, which was quickly followed by an aftershock of magnitude 5.4 in the same area in eastern Indonesia, was centered in the northern part of the island, 49.5km northeast of the city of Mataram.

World News Severe thunderstorm watch for this afternoon
Author: 0 Severe thunderstorm watch for this afternoon

Storm cells are likely to develop near Windsor, east of Lake Huron and north to Georgian Bay by midday, the national weather agency said. These storms will track eastward across southern and central Ontario during the afternoon and early evening hours.

World News President Trump 'Open to Visiting Moscow' If Putin Formally Invites Him
Author: 0 President Trump 'Open to Visiting Moscow' If Putin Formally Invites Him

At the same time, he has made clear his desire for future talks with Putin and an improved relationship between the USA and Russian Federation. I have told him about it. The White House, as CBS News reported earlier this week, had said that the omission was due to a video feed switch that left out part of the question from Reuters' Jeff Mason.

World News U.S. cardinal resigns over sex abuse allegations
Author: 0 U.S. cardinal resigns over sex abuse allegations

McCarrick, 88, was informed several months ago that the Archdiocese of NY, where he was ordained in 1958, was investigating an allegation of abuse from a teenager "from nearly fifty years ago", McCarrick said in June, when the Pope ordered him to cease his priestly ministry in public.

World News 'Blood moon' to dazzle sky gazers for 21st Century's longest lunar eclipse
Author: 0 'Blood moon' to dazzle sky gazers for 21st Century's longest lunar eclipse

Also, thanks to Mars being in retrograde, last night the planet was the closest to Earth as it has been in 15 years . The longest lunar eclipse of the CENTURY will be gracing South Africa's skies tonight. The ancient Inca were said to have believed a red moon meant it had been mauled by a jaguar, and the Mesopotamians thought it was a warning their king would be attacked.

World News State of readiness ahead of Zimbabwe elections - Chriselda Lewis
Author: 0 State of readiness ahead of Zimbabwe elections - Chriselda Lewis

The race has narrowed between President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former Mugabe deputy, and opposition challenger Nelson Chamisa. "The presence of some worldwide human rights organisations‚ in addition to the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission and the Zimbabwe Gender Commission‚ to monitor the human rights environment around the upcoming national elections is also a welcome sign‚" she said.

World News Inmate filmed riding on top of moving police vehicle
Author: 0 Inmate filmed riding on top of moving police vehicle

The sheriff's office told the station that Estrada threatened to kill himself if the deputy didn't stop the vehicle. The entire incident was captured on video shot by Jennifer Mustain and later posted to Facebook. The deputy pulled over when Wichita County deputies arrived, at which point Estrada allegedly tried to flee on foot and had to be subdued with a stun gun.

World News Too much talk of unlikely no deal Brexit: Irish foreign minister
Author: 0 Too much talk of unlikely no deal Brexit: Irish foreign minister

But called for an "intensification" of talks at official level over the summer to resolve outstanding differences. Recognition of UK services in the EU would not be automatic under the UK's current proposals for the future EU/UK relationship which prioritise maintaining alignment in rules for trade in goods.

World News Colombian Drug Traffickers Put A $70000 Bounty On A Police Dog
Author: 0 Colombian Drug Traffickers Put A $70000 Bounty On A Police Dog

In response to the threats, Sombra was relocated from the port city of Turbo in northern Colombia to Bogota's El Dorado International Airport, where police hope that distance from the group's stronghold will keep her safe. counter-narcotics work. The biggest and most brutal drug cartel in Colombia has placed a $70,000 hit on the head of a German shepherd named Sombra, a drug-sniffing K9 with an unusually sensitive nose.

World News California wildfire grows near Yosemite National Park
Author: 0 California wildfire grows near Yosemite National Park

Since the fire began on Friday, July 13, several other park facilities and roads have been closed due to fire impacts and the need to support firefighting operations. Although the fire has not yet burned into the park, Tuesday it was only about three miles away. The Tuolumne Meadows area also remains open. Mandatory and advisory evacuations are in place in several areas, but no homes have been damaged or destroyed.

World News Cohen says Trump knew about Trump Tower meeting with Russians
Author: 0 Cohen says Trump knew about Trump Tower meeting with Russians

President Trump shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the end of a news conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki on July 16. His initial remarks raised concerns that Mr. Trump trusted the Russian leader's denial of such interference in American over the conclusions of the entire US intelligence apparatus.

World News Japan executes 6 more cult members of deadly sarin attack
Author: 0 Japan executes 6 more cult members of deadly sarin attack

The execution of the 6 Aum Shinrikyo members, years after they were put on death row, draws a line under the horrific attack which shocked the world and prompted national soul-searching over the group and its crimes. "I ordered the executions after giving it careful repeated consideration", said Justice Minister Yoko Kamikawa, adding she gave the green light Tuesday.

World News 6 killed in attack on Afghan intelligence convoy
Author: 0 6 killed in attack on Afghan intelligence convoy

Besides this, 5 personnel of the National Directorate of Security were injured along with a civilian. The attack comes two days after five rockets struck a residential area of Kabul , wounding at least three people. Among those who died in this fatal attack was the driver of Agence French Press, Mohammad Akhtar. The Taliban has claimed responsibly for the attack.

Author: 0 Top Obama Economist: GDP Even Stronger Than It Looks

But, at least for the second quarter of this year, the stars have aligned, and many analysts think the government could report 4 percent or even 5 percent annualized gross domestic product growth on Friday. According to the Associated Press, the economic uptick was driven by consumers who began spending their tax cuts and exporters who sought to get their products delivered ahead of retaliatory tariffs .

Author: 0 Trump 'open' to Moscow visit after Putin extends invite

Both sides appear hesitant to arrange a summit similar to last week's in Helsinki . "We stand in strong solidarity with CNN for the right to full access for our journalists as part of a free and unfettered press", Fox News president Jay Wallace said in a statement Wednesday.

World News Domestic abuse victims would get paid leave in proposed bill
Author: 0 Domestic abuse victims would get paid leave in proposed bill

The president and CEO of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) in the United States called the legislation passed in New Zealand a "model" for all countries. The new legislation will come into effect in April 2019 and says that a person experiencing domestic violence will be entitled to 10 days paid leave from work, in addition to standard holidays and sick leave entitlements.