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World News Earthquake in southern China kills 11 people, injures 122
Author: 0 Earthquake in southern China kills 11 people, injures 122

The area was hit by a series of at least four aftershocks, the largest of which had a magnitude of 5.1. According to the China Earthquake Networks Center, the earthquake struck at a depth of 16 kilometers (10 miles). The first team of nine medical experts has set off for the quake-hit region while the second team stands by, according to the National Health Commission.

World News United Nations humanitarian chief deplores deadly bombings in Nigeria
Author: 0 United Nations humanitarian chief deplores deadly bombings in Nigeria

The bombing is believed to have been carried out by the Boko Haram jihadist group. The blast took place outside a hall as a group of people gathered to watch television. In July 2018, eight people were killed after a suicide bomber detonated explosives in a mosque. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari condemned "the heinous acts", releasing a statement urging security agents to track down the perpetrators and devise strategies to prevent a recurrence.

World News Rock blasts cause quake near China-North Korea border
Author: 0 Rock blasts cause quake near China-North Korea border

China is under pressure as Trump, who had imposed additional tariffs on Dollars 250 billion worth of Chinese imported goods, threatened to impose tariffs on the remaining USD 300 billion Chinese imports if no deal worked out in his likely meeting with Xi at Osaka.

World News Ship's Cargo Was $1B in Cocaine, Feds Say
Author: 0 Ship's Cargo Was $1B in Cocaine, Feds Say

At least two crew members of the Gayane have been charged with trafficking, according to a complaint filed Tuesday by the U.S. Attorney's Office. Instead, US authorities seized the haul, totalling about 14.5 tonnes with an estimated street value of US$1 billion (AUD$1.4 billion), according to federal prosecutors.

World News Who Is Stephanie Grisham? She Might Be Sarah Sanders' Replacement
Author: 0 Who Is Stephanie Grisham? She Might Be Sarah Sanders' Replacement

Sanders has been in Trump's press office since his 2016 presidential campaign. Sanders said in her resignation speech Thursday afternoon that she was returning to Arkansas and looked forward to spending more time with her family. Sanders, 36, often compared the antics of the press corps to the behaviour of her three young children and had largely backed Trump's dismissal of the news media as "the enemy of the people".

World News Dogs' eyes evolve to appeal to humans
Author: 0 Dogs' eyes evolve to appeal to humans

This allows dogs to create what the researchers call "expressive eyebrows" and to "create the illusion of human-like communication". And all dogs except a Siberian husky-an ancient breed-sported a robust retractor anguli oculi lateralis muscle, which widens the eyes by pulling the eyelids towards the ears.

World News Over $1 billion worth of cocaine seized by feds at Philadelphia port
Author: 0 Over $1 billion worth of cocaine seized by feds at Philadelphia port

Seven shipping containers concealed the illegal drugs, which agents opened, revealing the 16.5 tons of drugs in bags, an official said, according to ABC News . The bust comes after U.S. authorities seized almost 1.5 tons of cocaine in March-the biggest haul in almost 25 years at the port of New York/Newark.

World News Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to Step Down
Author: 0 Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to Step Down

He tweeted that Patrick Shanahan has pulled out of consideration "so that he can devote more time to his family". Minutes after Mr Trump's announcement, the Washington Post published an interview with Mr Shanahan in which he discussed a 2011 incident when his son, then 17, reportedly beat his mother with a baseball bat fracturing her skull.

World News Nine mystery deaths in Dominican prompt questions about poisoning
Author: 0 Nine mystery deaths in Dominican prompt questions about poisoning

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Headquarters in Washington on January 7, 2019. A common tie among the deaths has not been established. What happened in the latest case? His family had traveled to the Terra Linda Resort in the Dominican city of Sosua for a friend's birthday June 9.

World News Powerful quake jolts northwest Japan; tsunami warning issued
Author: 0 Powerful quake jolts northwest Japan; tsunami warning issued

There were no initial reports of fatalities or fires. A tsunami advisory has been issued by Japan Meteorological Agency for Yamagata, Niigata and Ishikawa prefectures. Residents who were evacuated from their homes after an quake are seen at a gymnasium of Iwafune junior high school acting as a makeshift evacuation center, in Murakami, Niigata prefecture, Japan June 19, 2019, in this photo taken by Kyodo.

World News Johnson takes bigger lead in race to lead UK
Author: 0 Johnson takes bigger lead in race to lead UK

The pound dived to a near six-month low against the dollar on Monday as concerns grew that arch-Brexiteer Boris Johnson will replace Theresa May as prime minister as he remains far ahead of his rivals in the race to lead their ruling Conservative Party .

World News India likely to add 273 million people between 2019 and 2050
Author: 0 India likely to add 273 million people between 2019 and 2050

The countries that will experience the greatest population growth, in descending order, are predicted to be India, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Tanzania , Indonesia, Egypt and the US. "Other regions will see varying rates of increase between 2019 and 2050: Oceania excluding Australia/New Zealand (56%), Northern Africa and Western Asia (46%), Australia/New Zealand (28%), Central and Southern Asia (25%), Latin America and the Caribbean (18%), Eastern and ...

World News China: What to expect from the G20 summit? - Standard Chartered
Author: 0 China: What to expect from the G20 summit? - Standard Chartered

More than 300 company executives and trade group officials across industries are scheduled to testify. The higher tariffs would affect everything from apparel and footwear to fireworks and cellphones, and was likely to raise prices for USA consumers, the companies warned in submissions ahead of the start of seven days of public hearings today.

World News Boeing 737 Max: BA-owner IAG signs deal to buy 200 planes
Author: 0 Boeing 737 Max: BA-owner IAG signs deal to buy 200 planes

Boeing, meanwhile, expressed further contrition over the 737 Max, which remains grounded in the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air disasters. Airbus announced the deal today during the Paris Air Show , revealing that Air Lease Corp . The Max crashes, a slowing global economy, and damage from tariffs and trade fights threaten to cloud the mood at the Paris Air Show .

World News Majority of Voters Would Feel 'Uncomfortable' Voting for Trump in 2020
Author: 0 Majority of Voters Would Feel 'Uncomfortable' Voting for Trump in 2020

NBC News , one of those that broke the Trump internal poll story, showed Trump losing in reliably Red States. The poll has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points for all registered voters. They included Polling Company, the former firm of close Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway. Internal polling became a sensitive subject last week after Trump blew up at several campaign officials, telling them the numbers they had were incorrect and not an accurate reflection ...

World News Boris Johnson, front-runner to become next U.K
Author: 0 Boris Johnson, front-runner to become next U.K

Johnson has won support from many Brexit-backing Conservatives by vowing to "get Brexit done", either by renegotiating May's rejected Brexit deal or by leaving the European Union on October 31 without an agreement. Stewart told the BBC. He said: "It reminds me of, I was trying to cram a whole series of rubbish bins into the rubbish bin and my wife said, "you're never going to get these three huge bags of rubbish in".

World News Harsh Vardhan named in Bihar children deaths case
Author: 0 Harsh Vardhan named in Bihar children deaths case

Experts say it is mainly due to toxins found in lychees. This is not the first time that children have succumbed to AES. "The cause of the death is not known", he told Arab News. He directed officials to visit the villages where the children had died to record their social and medical history. In Bihar, several measures are being taken to provide better medical facilities to Encephalitis affected children.

World News M7.2 quake hits near New Zealand
Author: 0 M7.2 quake hits near New Zealand

Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time. The 7.4-magnitude natural disaster struck off the coast of New Zealand on Sunday. The Kermadecs are part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, a hotbed of volcanic and natural disaster activity at the intersection of several tectonic plates.

World News Iranian Missile Misfires As Other Attacks Hit Home
Author: 0 Iranian Missile Misfires As Other Attacks Hit Home

US Military Central Command's statement on the release of the images says: "Iran is responsible for the attack based on video evidence and the resources and proficiency needed to quickly remove the unexploded limpet mine". " Iran is responsible for the attack based on video evidence and the resources and proficiency needed to quickly remove the unexploded limpet mine ", the USA military said in a statement .

World News Boeing apologises for 737 MAX crashes
Author: 0 Boeing apologises for 737 MAX crashes

Glad to see the CEO acknowledged the mistake, apologized, and resigned. In the United States, Boeing faced scrutiny from members of Congress and the FAA over how it reported the problem involving a cockpit warning light. Airbus is set to add an ultra-long range A321XLR to its best-selling family of single-aisle jets, allowing airlines to open new routes and sharpen competition on existing popular routes such as London-New York.

Author: 0 Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit North Korea

But Xi had yet to reciprocate until now. Xi's visit, the first by a Chinese leader in 14 years to the internationally isolated country reeling under United Nations sanctions for pursing nuclear weapons programme, comes ahead of his proposed meeting with US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of G-20 summit scheduled to be held on June 28-29 in Tokyo.

World News Pentagon releases new photos as proof Iran was behind tanker attacks
Author: 0 Pentagon releases new photos as proof Iran was behind tanker attacks

Tehran firmly rejected United States accusations as baseless, with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accusing Washington of adopting "sabotage diplomacy" against the Islamic Republic. The crew of the Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous reported that they saw a "flying object" before a second blast on board, the head of the shipping company said Friday.

World News Trump Dislikes Coughing and Breakfast, According to New Interview
Author: 0 Trump Dislikes Coughing and Breakfast, According to New Interview

Perhaps he was trying to warn Trump to shut up, and the president was too dumb to notice that his chief of staff was trying to protect him from himself. Mr. Trump was reportedly irate over the weekend about leaked internal polls from March that showed him trailing Mr. Biden in key states in a hypothetical matchup.

World News Trump Campaign to Fire Pollsters After Poor Polling Numbers Leaked
Author: 0 Trump Campaign to Fire Pollsters After Poor Polling Numbers Leaked

NBC's report also included new details of the poll , which apparently showed Trump trailing Biden by seven points in Iowa, eight in North Carolina, 17 in Virginia, one in OH, six in Georgia, 14 in Minnesota, and 15 in Maine. Speaking about a "more likely turnout model patterned after 2016", he said Trump was leading a "competitive" race with a defined Democratic candidate.

World News Man arrested trespassing in Ocasio-Cortez’s Queens office
Author: 0 Man arrested trespassing in Ocasio-Cortez’s Queens office

Amazon associates receive industry-leading pay starting at $15 an hour - in fact, hourly associates at our Staten Island facility earn between $17.30 and $23 an hour, plus benefits which include comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance", the spokesperson told Fox Business .

World News Person Killed, 7 Others Injured in Graduation Shooting
Author: 0 Person Killed, 7 Others Injured in Graduation Shooting

Sunday near South 70th Street and Reed Bird Place. Police said the one fatality was an adult. The 24-year-old man was shot in his back. Two other victims were transported to Penn; a 16-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy who were both shot in the leg.

World News Houdini-inspired magician plunged into a river for a stunt
Author: 0 Houdini-inspired magician plunged into a river for a stunt

To do the trick, a ferry took Lahiri to the middle of the river just under the Howrah Bridge , according to Jayanta Shaw, a photographer for a local newspaper who was covering the event. Police say there were no backup plans in place for if the performance went wrong. Mr Shaw said: "I never thought he would not come out of the water this time".

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