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World News Rare albino panda reportedly caught on camera in China
Author: 0 Rare albino panda reportedly caught on camera in China

Albino usually does not affect animal's physical makeup and functions. While the lack of melanin generally makes albinos more susceptible to direct sunlight - and can cause vision problems - it doesn't seem to be greatly disadvantaging this particular cub in its natural habitat.

World News Deadly El Reno tornado rated at least EF2 by National Weather Service
Author: 0 Deadly El Reno tornado rated at least EF2 by National Weather Service

Some of the injuries were deemed "critical" but no specifics were given about victims' injuries. "You could hear the roar and everything when it came through", Griffin told The Oklahoman , which reported two deaths by 2 a.m. White asked people to stay away from the area until search-and-rescue teams finish combing through the rubble. "I thought, "That's weird, "' Elton Garrison said".

World News Irish voters plan to liberalise divorce laws
Author: 0 Irish voters plan to liberalise divorce laws

This week the people of Ireland took to the polls to cast their votes for the European Parliament and local elections. While the votes for both elections are now still being counted it was today announced the referendum on divorce has been passed by a massive majority with a final result of 82.1% voting in favour, and 17.9% voting against it.

World News Japanese Man Consumes 246 Cocaine Packets, Dies on Flight
Author: 0 Japanese Man Consumes 246 Cocaine Packets, Dies on Flight

The prosecutor's office says other passengers reported seeing the man convulsing in the early hours of Friday as the jetliner headed for Narita, Japan. The plastic bags were approximately 2.5cm long and 1cm wide. The Aeromexico plane from Mexico City to Tokyo, which was carrying 198 other passengers, resumed its flight after the body was removed and worldwide protocols were carried out, prosecutors said.

World News Saudi downs attack drone from Yemen: Coalition
Author: 0 Saudi downs attack drone from Yemen: Coalition

Maliki said that the rebels attacked a "civilian installation" in Najran province bordering Yemen with an explosives-laden drone, but did not report casualties. Earlier, the rebels also struck Saudi Arabia's main oil pipeline near Riyadh, prompting Saudi authorities to temporarily shut down the station. In the first statement on the attacks from a senior figure, al-Houthi told Reuters the movement had agreed to halt raids past year "in good faith" and had been ready to take more steps.

World News Israel moves towards new vote as Netanyahu struggles to form government
Author: 0 Israel moves towards new vote as Netanyahu struggles to form government

The point of contest resolves around Lieberman's refusal position to not move an inch off the proposed stricter draft law that would increase the number of Orthodox males to serve in the army. Ultra-Orthodox parties say seminary students should be largely exempt from conscription as they have been since Israel was founded in 1948. Netanyahu is facing possible indictment in three corruption cases, in which he has denied all wrongdoing.

World News Israeli rocket strike kills soldier, injures another
Author: 0 Israeli rocket strike kills soldier, injures another

The Monday report was carried on the Syrian state TV al-Ikhbariya and said one military vehicle was also damaged. A launch site responsible for the attack was identified on Syrian territory and hit by Israeli missiles in retaliation, the IDF said.

World News Legal challenge to Alabama's controversial abortion law filed
Author: 0 Legal challenge to Alabama's controversial abortion law filed

The legislation prohibits abortion in almost every case, including in the event of rape or incest, and punishes doctors with up to 99 years in prison for providing one. None of the laws has taken effect and all are expected to be blocked by the courts as the legal challenges play out with an ultimate eye on the Supreme Court.

World News Malawi's president takes the lead in poll
Author: 0 Malawi's president takes the lead in poll

Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has been declared the victor of the southern African country's desputed elections held on May 21, against a backdrop of political violence as results delayed with a court injunction and opposition claims of vote-manipulations.

World News Russia Warns Potential US Military Surge in Mideast to Create New Risks
Author: 0 Russia Warns Potential US Military Surge in Mideast to Create New Risks

He also said that Zarif's suggestion was in line with a "well-known and old" Russian initiative to create a "security concept" for the Persian Gulf, which would include Arab states and Iran , UrduPoint News reported. "It has a chance to be a great country with the same leadership". The Trump administration withdrew past year from the 2015 nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers, and reinstated American sanctions that have badly damaged the Iranian economy.

World News 2 feared dead, 17 hurt in Japan stabbing attack - fire dept
Author: 0 2 feared dead, 17 hurt in Japan stabbing attack - fire dept

The fire department said 17 others were injured in the attack, among them more children. Public broadcaster NHK said at least three people were in critical condition. Reports said the attacker approached a group of children at the bus stop with a knife in each hand screaming "I will kill you!" Emergency medical tents were put up to treat the wounded.

World News Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru
Author: 0 Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru

Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra urged citizens "to remain calm" in a message on his official Twitter account. "It is an quake affecting the entire Peruvian jungle", he said. The quake on Sunday was rated as one of "intermediate depth" at around 110 kilometers (68 miles). Sunday's quake was centered about 92 kilometers from the town of Yurimaguas, in northern Peru, but was about 114 kilometers below the Earth's surface, sparing the region from more serious damage.

World News China shouldn't ban Apple, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei says
Author: 0 China shouldn't ban Apple, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei says

When asked about a possible retaliation against the U.S.by China banning Apple , Ren Zhengfei said he was looking up to Apple as a teacher, leader, and mentor, without which there would be a different world, without internet. Microsoft's services team for Huawei has reportedly moved out of its Shenzhen-based headquarters. "I think sometime in the future, China and the USA will have a great trade deal and we look forward to that", Trump said after meeting with Japanese Prime Minister ...

World News Sasha Obama's photo goes viral on social media
Author: 0 Sasha Obama's photo goes viral on social media

Sasha Obama is growing up on us! Top Talkers: The former first family will be bringing a slate of new programming to Netflix, including scripted and unscripted series, documentaries and more; season six is a go for 'Empire'. Photos show the fresh-faced teen standing arm-in-arm with her date and reported boyfriend, Chris Milton , who wore a traditional black tuxedo. But it wasn't clear if the former president was present.

World News Nepal says overcrowding not 'sole reason' for Everest death toll rise
Author: 0 Nepal says overcrowding not 'sole reason' for Everest death toll rise

A local tour organizer said that one of the Indian climbers died of exhaustion after being "stuck in traffic for more than 12 hours". At least three deaths have been directly linked to delays in this area of the mountain. Others who died this year included two other Indians, two Britons, two Irish citizens and one American. Eleven people have died in the past nine days while attempting to reach the summit.

World News Utah police arrest uncle, continue search for missing 5-year-old girl
Author: 0 Utah police arrest uncle, continue search for missing 5-year-old girl

Tyson Budge said, Utah's Gephardt Daily reported. Police announced that she might be with Alex Whipple, who was at the family's home Friday night. Police said they were unable to release all of the relevant details about the investigation. She is white and of fair complexion and is believed to have been wearing a red tank top and blue jeans.

World News Iraq warns of ‘danger of war’ as Iran’s FM visits Baghdad
Author: 0 Iraq warns of ‘danger of war’ as Iran’s FM visits Baghdad

Tensions have risen between Iran and the United States after this month's attack on oil tankers in the Gulf region. Washington, a firm backer of Tehran's regional rival Saudi Arabia, has blamed the attacks on Iran. Iran's president has suggested the Islamic Republic could hold a referendum over the country's nuclear program amid the unraveling deal with world powers and heightened tensions with the United States, Iranian media reported Sunday.

World News Musk's SpaceX raised over $1 billion in six months -filings
Author: 0 Musk's SpaceX raised over $1 billion in six months -filings

Billionaire Elon Musk's firm, which is leading the private space race when it comes to rocket launches, is now looking to seize a chunk of the future space internet market. The crafts are production designed and not merely demo sats, says Elon Musk. We'll know soon enough if or how Starlink satellites will affect our views of the night sky and astrophotography.

World News Courtney Herron: Melbourne woman killed in 'horrendous bashing'
Author: 0 Courtney Herron: Melbourne woman killed in 'horrendous bashing'

The Age reports that Hammond, who has no fixed address, faced court barefoot and with an apparent black eye. Hammond has previously taken medication to treat those conditions, including an anti-psychotic prescription. She was homeless and hadn't been seen since May 14 at St Albans. "Violence against women is absolutely about men's behaviour". The premier, who delivered Australia's first royal commission into family violence last term, said while the state had made significant progress ...

World News European Union election: Results for Thanet - overwhelming vote for The Brexit Party
Author: 0 European Union election: Results for Thanet - overwhelming vote for The Brexit Party

Nigel Farage's party has clearly come out on top in terms of votes cast, but the party's early results may not be quite as good as it had hoped. European Parliament building in Strasbourg, Alsace France brexit. According to BBC projections, Farage's new project will fare better than UKIP, his former one, which grabbed 24 seats and 27 percent of the popular vote in 2014.

World News Hiker missing for more than 2 weeks in Hawaii found alive
Author: 0 Hiker missing for more than 2 weeks in Hawaii found alive

Amanda Eller , 35, was rescued Friday beside a creek bed at the bottom of a ravine in a national forest on Maui after she was spotted by a helicopter. John Eller said that one of the men who had found his daughter was Javier Cantellops , the outlet reported. She was airlifted to a hospital and expected to make a full recovery.

World News Pupils walk out of class in climate protests
Author: 0 Pupils walk out of class in climate protests

The issue has come to the fore ahead of the elections that began Thursday and end Sunday for the EU's 751-seat assembly. This is the most recent Fridays for Future , a movement Swedish teen activist ( and badass ) Greta Thunberg started past year.

World News Disaster Aid Bill Stalled After Republican Blocks House Vote
Author: 0 Disaster Aid Bill Stalled After Republican Blocks House Vote

President Trump had requested the bill include $4.5 billion for the emergency at the border, but it was not included in the legislation. But it only takes one person to object to unanimous consent. It would provide over $600 million in nutrition assistance and $304 million in aid for Puerto Rico, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria in 2017. Speaker Nancy Pelosi called Roy's vote " sabotage ".

World News Facebook Says Fake Video Depicting Apparently Drunk Pelosi To Remain on Platform
Author: 0 Facebook Says Fake Video Depicting Apparently Drunk Pelosi To Remain on Platform

The company didn't have a policy that content posted on its service had to be true, the spokesperson added. The video was slowed down to make her appear confused and as if her age is finally catching up to her. Is it, though? There's evidence that even flagged and downranked content can enjoy considerable reach on Facebook. He posted a copy on Facebook, and captioned it, "What is wrong with Nancy Pelosi? ".

World News Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress
Author: 0 Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress

In asking Ramos to block the subpoenas on Wednesday, a lawyer for the Trumps argued that they exceeded the authority of Congress. Ramos, however, found that they were allowed under the broad authority of Congress to conduct investigations. The Trump family lawyers signaled that they will appeal the ruling, but they did not comment after the hearing. The main bill, clearly aimed at Trump, requires New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Jerry Boone to provide New York state tax ...

World News Trump's sumo trophy will stand almost 5 feet
Author: 0 Trump's sumo trophy will stand almost 5 feet

Trump had told business leaders after arriving in Tokyo on Saturday evening that the US and Japan were "hard at work" negotiating a new bilateral trade agreement that he said would benefit both countries. Mr Abe said in the post he hoped to make the Japan-US alliance "even more unshakeable". Abe told reporters as he left for the country club that Sunday's weather was great for golf and "it seems we are in a good mood for sumo".

World News Taiwan holds first same-sex marriages in Asia
Author: 0 Taiwan holds first same-sex marriages in Asia

A gay couple who have been in a relationship for the past 12 years were one of the first to get married, the state run Central News Agency reported. The couple - along with dozens of others - walked down a rainbow aisle at a party to celebrate the historic day, surrounded by friends, family, diplomats and reporters.

World News Pelosi calls for family 'intervention' with Trump
Author: 0 Pelosi calls for family 'intervention' with Trump

Ms. Pelosi shot back. There was more, before and after that exchange, for political enthusiasts with the time and interest to follow along. "I think that this may be the beginning of the next year with the two of them just going to be nearly impossible to be in the same room and work together", he said on "Mornings with Maria" Friday.

World News British environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as PM
Author: 0 British environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as PM

Then, he faced allegations of betrayal after withdrawing support from Mr Johnson and running for leader himself, eventually helping to end both men's chances of becoming prime minister. But today the Prime Minister was very much a human, and whatever you think of her management - or mismanagement - of Brexit, no one can argue she's put on an unwavering performance.

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