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World News Russia missile test blast kills five nuclear agency staff
Author: 0 Russia missile test blast kills five nuclear agency staff

Both levels are too small to cause radiation poisoning. The military had not initially said that the accident involved nuclear equipment, but said that radiation levels were normal afterwards. In separate interviews, the experts asserted that a liquid rocket-propellant explosion would not release radiation. "The injured were delivered to a specialized medical institution".

World News Hong Kong residents demand release of arrested woman
Author: 0 Hong Kong residents demand release of arrested woman

Saturday's activists rallied across the city, turning protests into cat-and-mouse chases with police late into the summer night. "There will still be citizens going out on the streets to protest, but we can not control them and we do not have the authority to control them", Yu said .

World News Palestinians and Israeli police clash at Jerusalem holy site
Author: 0 Palestinians and Israeli police clash at Jerusalem holy site

However, the Red Crescent has reported injuries without specifying a number. Footage from the scene showed police moving through the area with loud noises from flashbangs and white clouds dispersing in the air. However, Israeli settlers who regularly enter the compound often perform Jewish prayers on the site. "The storming of al-Aqsa mosque compound by Israeli occupation forces this Eid morning is an act of recklessness and aggression", she said in a statement.

World News Iran says any external military presence in Gulf 'source of insecurity'
Author: 0 Iran says any external military presence in Gulf 'source of insecurity'

The remarks by the Iranian spokesman came after Israel said it will join what the United States calls an effort to boost security of navigation in the Gulf. A combination of pictures shows Iran's Revolutionary Guards driving speedboats at the port of Bandar Abbas on July 2, 2012 (L), and the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Boxer as transiting the East Sea during exercises on March 7, 2016.

World News Economy declines for first time since 2012
Author: 0 Economy declines for first time since 2012

Listing the Brexit-related effects, the national statistics office cited problems such as the stockpiling of goods in the first quarter, along with shutdowns by auto makers. He said: Any economist looking at this will say this is a big disappointment. "The latest data reveal an economy in decline and skirting with recession as headwinds from slower global economic growth are exacerbated by Brexit-related paralysis", said IHS Markit economist Chris Williamson.

World News Rick Ross Says He 'Never Cared' About Dolphins' Owner Stephen Ross
Author: 0 Rick Ross Says He 'Never Cared' About Dolphins' Owner Stephen Ross

But he believes the country is "in a rough place right now" and suggested there are other candidates Ross could support . He is also the majority owner of the Miami Dolphins . But even with the potential backlash, Stills says his comments were not meant to be divisive. Ross has a nonprofit with a mission statement that says "We are a national nonprofit that educates and empowers the sports community to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice and improve race relations".

World News Epstein Had Lawyer Meeting Hours before Death
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A former law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that Jeffrey Epstein has died by suicide while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges in NY. At the time, it was not clear whether the injuries were self-inflicted or from an assault. A conviction could have put him in prison for 45 years. A former warden says that Jeffrey Epstein's suicide in jail represents a "shocking failure" of the system.

World News China: 18 dead, millions evacuated as typhoon Lekima makes landfall
Author: 0 China: 18 dead, millions evacuated as typhoon Lekima makes landfall

The storm heavily damaged these worker accommodation buildings at a construction site in Wenling City, in China's eastern Zhejiang province on Saturday. A man holding an umbrella stands near a fallen tree after super typhoon Lekima made landfall in Wenling, Zhejiang province, China on August 10, 2019.

World News Yemen's southern separatists say they took presidential palace in Aden
Author: 0 Yemen's southern separatists say they took presidential palace in Aden

The civil war in Yemen has devastated the country, killing thousands of civilians and causing shortages of food and medical care that have affected millions . President Hadi is now based in the Saudi capital Riyadh . A Saudi-led coalition entered the war in March 2015 on behalf of Hadi's government. The palace had been handed to forces from the Saudi-led coalition earlier Saturday, the officials said.

World News Gunman kills two on Houston expressway
Author: 0 Gunman kills two on Houston expressway

Dobbins noted that narcotics were found in the victims' vehicle but does not know if they are tied to the shooting. He was last seen wearing a red shirt. "He doesn't know if he hit the suspect, but it did cause the suspect to run, run back up the hill and get in the vehicle, and leave the scene". 'Road rage? An accident? The victims, who have yet to be identified, had a large garbage bag filled with marijuana in their vehicle, police sources told the outlet.

World News No-deal Brexit preparation is top priority, Johnson tells officials
Author: 0 No-deal Brexit preparation is top priority, Johnson tells officials

It is possible Mr Johnson, who has a parliamentary majority of just one, will lose a confidence vote after MPs return from a summer break. A Labour MP has told LBC he will not vote with his party if Jeremy Corbyn calls for a vote of no confidence in the government if it is attached to a second referendum or revoking of Article 50.

World News Lawyer: Man thought he was following orders in anthem attack
Author: 0 Lawyer: Man thought he was following orders in anthem attack

Jasper added that Brockway "certainly didn't understand it was a crime". Brockway told a deputy he spotted a teen with a hat during the national anthem as a rodeo got started and asked the youngster to take it off. The boy cursed at Mr Brockway in response, and the man grabbed him by the throat, "lifted him into the air and slammed the boy into the ground", Ms Donohue wrote.

World News Pakistan receives little traction globally on Kashmir issue
Author: 0 Pakistan receives little traction globally on Kashmir issue

The Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) chief, Gilgit-Baltistan governor, and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) president would be added to Prime Minister Imran Khan's seven-member committee to recommend responses to developments in occupied Kashmir, a notification from the PM Office said.

World News Donald Trump said he’s going to do ‘something’ about hate groups
Author: 0 Donald Trump said he’s going to do ‘something’ about hate groups

They visited survivors in their hospital rooms at the University Medical Center in El Paso and Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, and thanked the medical staff and first responders, White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said . The Democrats making the accusation, including Arizona Rep. Raúl Grijalva and then-Sen. I wonder what those people think of Trump essentially releasing a campaign ad from the hospital.

World News Pakistan Will Not Take Military Option Over Kashmir: Qureshi
Author: 0 Pakistan Will Not Take Military Option Over Kashmir: Qureshi

Some deft diplomatic moves by India ensured that the UN Security Council refused to "take cognisance" of Pakistan's letter to its president, asking for intervention after India's Kashmir move. In an address to the nation on August 8, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the move would allow New Delhi to rid the region of "terrorism and separatism".

World News Russian police detain more than 70 over opposition protests - monitor
Author: 0 Russian police detain more than 70 over opposition protests - monitor

Russian opposition groups took to the streets on two consecutive weekends to protest against a government move to ban opposition candidates from entering the local parliamentary elections in September. Municipal election fraud is an unlikely cause célèbre in Russian Federation, and several months ago few expected the elections to attract widespread attention.

World News Vietnam Veteran's Remains Flown Home By His Son
Author: 0 Vietnam Veteran's Remains Flown Home By His Son

In this undated photo provided by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency shows Air Force Col. Roy A. Knight, Jr ., of Millsap, Texas. The effort to find Knight and identify his remains started in 1991, and US and Laos investigators found a crash site and life support items three years later.

World News Fuel tanker blast kills 57 in Tanzania: state media
Author: 0 Fuel tanker blast kills 57 in Tanzania: state media

Footage posted online showed people with buckets and basins trying to gather fuel from the tanker which was flowing down the street. At least 57 people have been killed and 65 others wounded in a fuel tanker explosion in Tanzania, according to local police.

World News Two dead in Russian Federation rocket explosion
Author: 0 Two dead in Russian Federation rocket explosion

It said two people died and another six servicemen and civilian engineers were injured and hospitalized. Residents of two northern Russian cities are stocking up on iodine that is used to reduce the effects of radiation exposure after a mysterious accident on a nearby military testing site, regional media reported .

World News Man Outfitted With Weapons, Body Armor Arrested In Walmart
Author: 0 Man Outfitted With Weapons, Body Armor Arrested In Walmart

The store's manager noticed Andreychenko pushing a cart up and down the aisles while recording himself on his cell phone. Lucas says an off-duty firefighter held the suspect, a 20-year-old man, at gunpoint until police arrived. KOLR news anchor tweeted "20-year-old man with rifle, handgun & body armor arrested at Walmart on Republic". Dmitriy Andreychenko entered the shop heavily armed, days after a mass shooting at another of Walmart's stores.

World News Jeffrey Epstein is dead, according to multiple news reports
Author: 0 Jeffrey Epstein is dead, according to multiple news reports

Thousands of court documents related to the Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse case have been unsealed, providing new details into the financier's connections to current and former USA presidents, and his interest in sex trafficking . Giuffre also said in a deposition that she was hired to service former New Mexico Democratic Gov. Bill Richardson and former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell, D-Maine.

World News Mother's voice pierces Malaysia jungle in girl's search
Author: 0 Mother's voice pierces Malaysia jungle in girl's search

Police have clarified that a window in the living room downstairs was left open, not one in the bedroom upstairs where the girl was sleeping with her two siblings. Negeri Sembilan deputy police chief Che Zakaria Othman said two dozen members of a special police commando unit were brought in on Friday to bolster the search.

World News 8 injured as new blasts jolt Russian ammunition depot
Author: 0 8 injured as new blasts jolt Russian ammunition depot

There were conflicting reports about the cause of the new blast, ranging from lightning hitting munitions, to a train running over an artillery shell. 5, one person was killed and eight others were injured in a fire and consequent explosions at the depot during the operations of loading and unloading ammunition, according to the Russian Investigative Committee.

World News The Hajj, Islam's annual pilgrimage to Mecca, begins
Author: 0 The Hajj, Islam's annual pilgrimage to Mecca, begins

Abbas Barzegar, a professor of religion at George Mason University, told Al Jazeera that Hajj is a time of "global Muslim unity" where pilgrims focus on the suffering caused by political turmoil. Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam that must be performed at least once in lifetime by all Muslims capable of making the expensive and hard journey.

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