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World News Wife of Dubai Ruler Sheikh Maktoum, Flees With 31Million
Author: 0 Wife of Dubai Ruler Sheikh Maktoum, Flees With 31Million

According to media reports, the wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum - the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE - is believed to be in hiding in London. Human rights campaigners have previously claimed she has been held against her will in Dubai , but the UAE later posted pictures of the princess to disprove "false allegations".

World News Dry Monday before better rain chances Tuesday & Wednesday
Author: 0 Dry Monday before better rain chances Tuesday & Wednesday

SUNDAY NIGHT: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11 pm. Partly cloudy skies are expected Monday with spotty showers and thunderstorms, mainly during the afternoon hours. Southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. There will also be a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms and showers throughout the day. Some clouds and muggy tonight with a risk of showers or storms.

World News The Dalai Lama wants his female successor to be 'attractive'
Author: 0 The Dalai Lama wants his female successor to be 'attractive'

The Dalai Lama has reiterated his desire that if a woman succeeds him, she better be good looking. The Dalai Lama's shift on Trump could be in part because of the president's relationship with China's Xi Jinping. He also clarified over his "Europe for Europeans " remark, claiming that he is not opposed to immigration but wants the migrant community to learn and return to contribute for the development of their home-nations.

World News William Hague backs Jeremy Hunt in Tory contest
Author: 0 William Hague backs Jeremy Hunt in Tory contest

Asked how he would pay for his plans, Johnson told reporters that "the money is there". Mr Hunt has repeatedly said in the past that a no-deal Brexit is not his desired option, but that it is necessary to prepare for the possibility. "Then, when we have published our plan for a deal we think we can get through Parliament by the end of August, we will start formal negotiations in September".

World News European Union leaders caught in bind weighing candidates for top jobs
Author: 0 European Union leaders caught in bind weighing candidates for top jobs

Macron said it's important to emerge from the meeting with answers and a new team. The official start of Tuesday's summit was delayed until the afternoon as European Council chairman Donald Tusk continued separate talks with leaders. A European source told AFP that 60-year-old conservative von der Leyen's name was in the frame to replace current commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, after an earlier proposal to name Dutch social democrat Frans Timmermans ran into stiff opposition.

World News Russian sailors die in submarine fire
Author: 0 Russian sailors die in submarine fire

The cause of the incident is still unknown. The submariners died after being poisoned by burning materials, the news agency said. The fire broke out in Russian waters on July 1 on a deep-sea vessel researching the sea floor of the Pacific Ocean in the interests of the Russian Navy.

World News Mocking #UnwantedIvanka: The darkly hilarious Ivanka Trump meme that explains itself
Author: 0 Mocking #UnwantedIvanka: The darkly hilarious Ivanka Trump meme that explains itself

The video, shared by BBC journalist Parham Ghobadi, has been retweeted more than 20,000 times and viewed more than 15 million with many questioning why Ms Trump was there. It is not a place for mistakes. "But being someone's daughter actually isn't a career qualification". A video encounter between Ivanka Trump and world leaders that went viral over the weekend has liberals and conservatives up in arms.

World News Birds at border prompt S. Korea to launch jets, issue alert
Author: 0 Birds at border prompt S. Korea to launch jets, issue alert

Yonhap said South Korea scrambled fighter jets and helicopters in response to the alert. But for now, Trump's historic step brings new hope that a deal to denuclearize the Korean peninsula may eventually be reached. Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and his deputy, Choe Son Hui, are seasoned diplomats with expertise in the nuclear issues and experience in working with USA officials.

World News Cartoonist let go from newspapers for releasing Donald Trump image
Author: 0 Cartoonist let go from newspapers for releasing Donald Trump image

In another tweet , de Adder explained his thinking behind the illustration: "I tried less polite Trump and felt " do you mind if I play through " to be more delusional and dismissive of reality". " Michael de Adder has drawn many well-documented cartoons on Trump, they have however, systematically never been seen in the (Brunswick News) papers".

World News Seven People Killed, 181 Injured in Sunday's Protests in Sudan
Author: 0 Seven People Killed, 181 Injured in Sunday's Protests in Sudan

Authorities said late Sunday that at least seven people were killed and almost 200 wounded, including 27 injured by bullets during the demonstrations. The scale of the demonstrations could be a test to assess the ability of the leaders of the protest to mobilize. He said security forces used tear gas to disperse protesters, who hurled stones at them.

World News Stowaway Falls from Wheel Well of London Bound Flight
Author: 0 Stowaway Falls from Wheel Well of London Bound Flight

The body of a suspected stowaway aboard a Kenya Airways plane that plummeted to the ground in London on Sunday afternoon landed just three feet away from a sunbathing resident in Clapham. Police are conducting inquiries and will liaise with the airline and global authorities. Kenya Airways said today that police traced the body to its Nairobi-London flight.

World News Taliban takes responsibility for Kabul attack
Author: 0 Taliban takes responsibility for Kabul attack

According to The New York Times , at least 40 people died in the attack while Reuters quoted health ministry spokesperson Wahidullah Mayar as saying that almost 100 injured were taken to the hospital. According to AFP , the neighbourhood is home to some military and government buildings, as well as the Afghan Football Federation and the Afghan Cricket Board.

World News Mumbai local trains cancelled, diverted amid heavy rains
Author: 0 Mumbai local trains cancelled, diverted amid heavy rains

Rescuers and onlookers stand at the spot of a wall collapse in MumbaI . Authorities have declared Tuesday as a public holiday in Mumbai as the Indian Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains. Due to submergence of rail tracks at a few places in Palghar, some trains were also short-terminated, a WR official said. Thane to Vashi and Panvel in trans harbour line.

World News Sudan protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' on July 14
Author: 0 Sudan protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' on July 14

Around seven people were killed on Sunday as tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Khartoum demanding the ruling military hand over to civilians. "Despite what they did at the sit-in, despite the people they killed. the revolution will not die in the hearts of the youth". "This is a very important day for the Sudanese people", protester Hamdi Karamallah said.

World News Xi stresses on cooperation in meeting with Trump
Author: 0 Xi stresses on cooperation in meeting with Trump

China has lashed back with tariffs on $110 billion in American goods, focusing on agricultural products in a direct and painful shot at Trump supporters in the USA farm belt. Mr. Trump discussed the way forward after a two-day summit that focused on trade, climate change and women's empowerment in the economy. "The U.S. fear that Beijing will replace the U.S.as the global leader is exaggerated".

World News Trump back in front of critics after historic N Korea stop
Author: 0 Trump back in front of critics after historic N Korea stop

At the Hanoi summit held in February, the US conditioned North Korea's request for sanctions relief on Pyongyang taking steps toward full denuclearization . Senator Kamala Harris, another Democratic presidential contender, said Trump 'should take the North Korean nuclear threat and its crimes against humanity seriously.

World News Some Democrats Ditch Biden After First Round of 2020 Debates
Author: 0 Some Democrats Ditch Biden After First Round of 2020 Debates

Her mother was Indian, her father was Jamaican and she was in the first generation of her family to be born in the U.S. I'm so sick of people robbing American Blacks (like myself) of our history" and then commented: "Is this true? Kamala Harris , the only black woman in the race, having a break-out moment when she took Biden to task over his record on busing .

World News Trump gives OK for United States companies to sell hardware to Huawei
Author: 0 Trump gives OK for United States companies to sell hardware to Huawei

Trump's Commerce Department even put Huawei on its "entity list", effectively banning the company from buying parts and components from us companies without USA government approval. He said the US relationship with China "continues to be a very good one". The president promised there would be no additional tariffs on Chinese imports for now - a key concern among investors.

World News Hong Kong protesters storm buildings, clash with police
Author: 0 Hong Kong protesters storm buildings, clash with police

Protesters also took down China's flag and replaced it with a black version of Hong Kong's flag, which features the white Bauhinia flower in the center. Protesters try to break into the Legislative Council building where riot police are seen, on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China, in Hong Kong, China .

Author: 0 Gun battle ends in Afghan capital after Taliban blast wounds 105

Mohammad Karim, a police official in the area of the attack, said a auto bomb exploded outside a defence ministry building. "The target was the defense ministry's technical installation", the Taliban's spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, said in a statement.

World News EU summit Suspended Amid Deadlock Over Top Job Candidates
Author: 0 EU summit Suspended Amid Deadlock Over Top Job Candidates

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has long backed Manfred Weber for the top job, pitting her against President Macron and other critics who argue he lacks the necessary experience, as he has never held a government post. But that post was just one of five that need allocating, also including president of the European Central Bank. "Apparently, we haven't been sufficiently diligent in presenting them properly but that is not the only reason why we haven't been able to reach agreement ...

World News British-Iranian Woman Ends Hunger Strike In Tehran Prison
Author: 0 British-Iranian Woman Ends Hunger Strike In Tehran Prison

Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe began her protest over her ongoing detention in Iran's notorious Evin prison in Tehran and was joined by her husband who said he wouldn't eat solid food again until his wife did. Her husband Richard, who was on hunger strike with her, told the BBC he was "relieved" and he "wouldn't have wanted her to push it much longer". "I feel a deep sense of anguish for what she has been going through".

World News Facebook site evacuated after mail tests positive for deadly nerve agent sarin
Author: 0 Facebook site evacuated after mail tests positive for deadly nerve agent sarin

The machine used to detect unsafe substances at the mail processing center reportedly identified sarin on the package on two out of three tests, but it is unclear whether they were false positives. "Sarin is a clear, colorless, and tasteless liquid that has no odor in its pure form". Sarin is a toxic nerve agent developed by Germany in 1938.

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