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World News Strong natural disaster strikes west coast of Indonesia
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The USGS initially put the quake's magnitude at 6.8 before raising its intensity. Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency on Friday called on residents on the Banten coast to " immediately evacuate to higher ground ". Interested in Earthquakes? Add Earthquakes as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Earthquakes news, video, and analysis from ABC News. According to USGS data and the Indonesia Tsunami Early Warning System, there was no tsunami threat to other countries along the ...

World News Trump's latest tariffs weighs on markets ahead of payrolls
Author: 0 Trump's latest tariffs weighs on markets ahead of payrolls

China's government added to investor unease by threatening unspecified retaliation if Trump's tariff hike goes ahead. The announcement extends Trump's tariffs to almost all of China's imports into the United States and marks an abrupt end to a temporary truce in a trade war that has disrupted global supply chains and roiled financial markets.

World News INF arms treaty dead 'at initiative of US' - Russia
Author: 0 INF arms treaty dead 'at initiative of US' - Russia

The secretary of state, now in Bangkok for a summit between Asian countries, tweeted out comment on the end of the treaty immediately after it ended. Donald Trump made the determination that the United States would terminate adherence to the INF, senior administration officials told reporters .

World News India's Parliament OKs ending instant divorce for Muslims
Author: 0 India's Parliament OKs ending instant divorce for Muslims

The Supreme Court declared instant divorce as unconstitutional in 2017 and asked the government to make it illegal. Mr Modi held a sizable lower house majority in his first term when he first attempted to outlaw it but did not have sufficient upper house support to pass the law.

World News Netherlands' new
Author: 0 Netherlands' new "burqa ban" proving impossible to enforce

The Netherlands is the latest country to enact such a law, following in the footsteps of several European countries including France, Germany, Belgium, Austria and Denmark. The Nida party in Rotterdam has said it will pay fines enforced on niqab wearers and has opened an account where people can deposit money. As the first country in Europe had banned in France in 2011, the Full face veil.

World News At least 28 killed as Afghan bus hits roadside bomb
Author: 0 At least 28 killed as Afghan bus hits roadside bomb

It came a day after the United Nations said civilians were being killed and wounded at a "shocking" level in Afghanistan's war, despite a push to end the almost 18-year-old conflict. According to the United Nations Mine Action Service, more than 1,415 Afghan civilians were killed or injured by landmines and explosive remnants of war past year.

World News Thousands rally in Sudan against schoolchildren killings
Author: 0 Thousands rally in Sudan against schoolchildren killings

Opposition groups have also accused the main paramilitary group, the Rapid Support Forces, of killing scores of protesters since Bashir was ousted and the RSF's role remains a point of contention. Thursday's killings, reported by the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors, one of the main protest groups, came as opposition leaders said there had been some progress in talks with the military on a deal to form a new government after Bashir's ousting.

World News Mounties Scale Back Search for Fugitives Kam McLeod, Bryer Schmegelsky
Author: 0 Mounties Scale Back Search for Fugitives Kam McLeod, Bryer Schmegelsky

The majority of RCMP and Military personnel will leave Gillam with some members remaining in the community to continue the search. We used boats on lakes and search from the air with drones, helicopters and planes. "Even with this extraordinary effort, we have not had any confirmed sightings of the suspects since the burned vehicle was located", she said. "Police have a fair bit of information that they're not sharing right now, rightly, that will help us understand what happened", Gordon ...

World News OPP fielding calls about possible sightings of B.C. murder suspects
Author: 0 OPP fielding calls about possible sightings of B.C. murder suspects

Online speculation that the pair has crossed into Ontario from Manitoba has led to a host of calls to police reporting possible sightings in nine different towns in the province, including at a Tim Hortons restaurant in Timmins. "Absolutely, if they think they see the suspects, they should for sure call", said Camirand. The suspects have been reportedly seen multiple times and were stopped while driving for an alcohol check by band constables from the Tataskweyak Cree Nation reserves two ...

World News Biden Gets Pummeled for Obama's Ugly Immigration Record
Author: 0 Biden Gets Pummeled for Obama's Ugly Immigration Record

And if you go to a factory here in MI, you will not find wall-to-wall immigrants; you will find wall-to-wall robots and machines. Among Democrat presidential candidates, Biden is the least progressive on marijuana reform with his views barely evolving since 1989 .

World News Trump threatens to get 'much tougher' with China on trade
Author: 0 Trump threatens to get 'much tougher' with China on trade

The US leader has also angered the Chinese side by claiming the slowing economy is forcing them to make a trade deal , and blacklisting telecom giant Huawei over national security concerns. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC: "There's a significance to (China) of the Shanghai Communique and the symbolism obviously of that important agreement".

World News South Korean man set himself ablaze to protest Japan
Author: 0 South Korean man set himself ablaze to protest Japan

A North Korean man has crossed the demilitarised zone into South Korea and was in Seoul's custody early Thursday, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said. North Korea, however, is showing increasing signs of impatience over the lack of progress with the United States, in particular over the failure to ease harsh economic sanctions.

World News Vladimir Putin orders Russian military to fight giant Siberian wildfires
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin orders Russian military to fight giant Siberian wildfires

The Russian leader expressed his "sincere gratitude" and said he would take Trump up on his offer "if necessary". The call came after Putin ordered Russia's defense ministry to assist in extinguishing the fires. Last year, Trump was criticized for his response to huge wildfires ravaging parts of California. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, center, walks with a presidential envoy in the Siberian region Sergey Menyaylo, right, and governor of Krasnoyarsk Region Alexander Uss ...

World News Chennai doctors extract 526 teeth from 7-year-old's mouth
Author: 0 Chennai doctors extract 526 teeth from 7-year-old's mouth

Doctors said it took mere moments to get permission to perform surgery from his parents but their son Ravindranath required several hours of cajoling before giving in. These unusual masses are made of tissues found in teeth, including enamel, dentin, pulp tissue and cementum. Though some were very tiny particles, the doctors said, they had the properties of teeth.

World News Vietnamese fishermen call for action against China
Author: 0 Vietnamese fishermen call for action against China

Several rival Southeast Asian claimants to the sea say Beijing has used its military, economic and diplomatic heft to slow progress on a binding Code of Conduct in the flashpoint zone. China has aggressively asserted claims to the South China Sea, which Vietnam refers to as the East Sea, based on its so-called "nine-dash" demarcation line that encompasses some 90 percent of its waters, including territory claimed by Vietnam, the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Singapore.

World News Unnao rape: Three policemen suspended; SP demands UP CM’s resignation
Author: 0 Unnao rape: Three policemen suspended; SP demands UP CM’s resignation

Modi, who won a general election by a landslide in May after a campaign that promised greater attention to women's safety, including swift investigation and trial for rapes , has not commented on the case. Last night India's Central Bureau of Investigation said it had opened a case after claims that Sengar was "conspiring, threatening and harassing the family".

World News 200mn saplings planted by Greening Ethiopia Initiative in one day | Leadership
Author: 0 200mn saplings planted by Greening Ethiopia Initiative in one day | Leadership

Planting more trees in any country has plenty of obvious benefits and Ethiopia especially seem to recognise that fact in their Green Legacy project. Ethiopia is taking a note from Dr. Suess' The Lorax and speaking for the trees . In 2017, India set the world record after 2 million volunteers planted almost 66 million trees in just 12 hours .

World News Manitoba RCMP investigating a credible tip two suspects are in York Landing
Author: 0 Manitoba RCMP investigating a credible tip two suspects are in York Landing

In an exclusive interview, Saunders said , 'I didn't really know those guys were on the run, that's why I didn't think much about it at first, until after they posted the pictures of them the next day, ' Saunders said. "Everybody is kind of twisted up about this. We hope that Kam will approach house to us safely so we will all unravel this myth". York Factory Cree Nation Chief Leroy Constant said RCMP are on scene with a helicopter, police dogs, and emergency response team members.

World News As Hurricane Erick Heads Toward Hawaii, Another Pacific Hurricane Expected to Form
Author: 0 As Hurricane Erick Heads Toward Hawaii, Another Pacific Hurricane Expected to Form

The storm is still in the formative stages and it's unclear as to whether it will form into a tropical depression. A turn toward the WNW at a slightly slower forward speed is expected later today. Mr Erickson said: "Those with interests in Hawaii should monitor the progress of Erick this week". Tropical Storm Flossie, which has formed in the tail end of Erick, is also moving out into the Central Pacific after forming off the coast of Mexico over the weekend and is picking up strength ...

Author: 0 North Korean in custody after crossing heavily fortified border into South

South Korea returned three North Koreans on Monday who had crossed the maritime border on a fishing vessel. USA officials have downplayed the threat of the launches to the United States and its allies. North Korea's state media didn't immediately release images of the test. Contact between the North and South has been minimal since February, when a second summit between the United States and Pyongyang collapsed without an agreement over possible denuclearisation and sanctions relief.

World News Ronald Reagan called Africans at UN 'monkeys', tapes reveal
Author: 0 Ronald Reagan called Africans at UN 'monkeys', tapes reveal

According to the Independent, the former president, made the comment with Nixon when the latter the U.S. president, a day after the United Nations (UN) admitted China into the organization. He told Rogers the story once again two hours later, calling Reagan "outraged". He published his findings in The Atlantic and wrote that the racist exchange was removed from the original tapes for privacy reasons.

World News U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister
Author: 0 U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister

Zarif also said Iran could hold similar talks with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a close ally of the Saudis, adding, "If they change their policies it is a very good opportunity for dialogue". "Is the truth really that painful?" In a rare and dramatic move, the United States has imposed sanctions against the top diplomat of a foreign country.

World News United States has intel that Osama bin Laden's son is dead
Author: 0 United States has intel that Osama bin Laden's son is dead

The statement read: "The Justice Program is offering a reward of up to $ 1 million for information leading to the identification or location in any country of AQ key leader Hamza bin Laden ". But branches and associated jihadist groups in Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria and elsewhere have underscored its continuing potency. "Hamza seeks to grow Al-Qaida's network and use a new phase of terrorist attacks in major Western cities to raise his profile and announce the return of Al-Qaida with himself ...

World News Chinese forces reportedly gathering near Hong Kong
Author: 0 Chinese forces reportedly gathering near Hong Kong

Protesters hold a placard at the Tiu Keng Leng MTR station. "It's not our intention to inconvenience people, but we have to make the authorities understand why we protest". Protesters said they were doing nothing wrong and were only seeking justice. The latest protest follows a demonstration at Hong Kong's global airport on Friday and violent protests at the weekend when activists clashed with police who fired rubber bullets, tear gas and sponge grenades.

World News Israel okays homes for Palestinians, settlers before Kushner visit
Author: 0 Israel okays homes for Palestinians, settlers before Kushner visit

Top White House adviser and President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner will reportedly invite Arab leaders to a planned peace summit at Camp David when he travels this week to the Middle East. The ambassador supported Netanyahu's cabinet's decision to build 715 housing units for Arabs in Area C of Judea and Samaria, which is under full Israeli control, saying that "this is something that has not happened in a long time".

World News Instagram influencer Ekaterina Karaglanova, 24, found dead in suitcase
Author: 0 Instagram influencer Ekaterina Karaglanova, 24, found dead in suitcase

Amid their worry, they also contacted her landlord for access to the apartment, according to local reports . Ekaterina Karaglanova , who boasted more than 87,000 Instagram followers , was found dead Friday in her rented apartment after relatives told police they had not heard from her in several days, Moscow newspaper Moskovsky Komsomolets reported .

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