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World News Death toll in Odessa, Texas shooting rampage rises to 7
Author: 0 Death toll in Odessa, Texas shooting rampage rises to 7

He then shot at them with what police described as an AR-type weapon and sped away. According to the report, Ator then hijacked a postal truck, continuing to shoot at people while heading toward Odessa, Texas , which was 20 miles away. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said a 17-month-old girl is recovering but faces surgery on Monday to remove shrapnel from her right chest. I thought she had got bitten by a dog or something.

World News 34 dead after boat fire near Santa Cruz Island, according to officials
Author: 0 34 dead after boat fire near Santa Cruz Island, according to officials

In a tweet issued just after 8 a.m. ET, the coast guard said the 75-foot vessel was reported as being on fire. Coast Guard officials say, "there were 34 people on board and the Coast Guard has rescued five". Coast Guard tweeted . But McGrath said he could not give a number because the Coast Guard was still searching the water. "The report we got was they were trapped by the fire", he said.

World News U.S. waged cyberattack on database used by Iran to target tankers: NYTimes
Author: 0 U.S. waged cyberattack on database used by Iran to target tankers: NYTimes

Speaking Thursday during a visit to Malaysia , Zarif accused the United States of "engaging in economic terrorism against the Iranian people". The European Union could support talks between the United States and Iran, but only if the current nuclear deal with Tehran is preserved, the EU diplomatic chief, Federica Mogherini, said on Thursday.

World News Trump says US 'not involved' in Iranian rocket failure
Author: 0 Trump says US 'not involved' in Iranian rocket failure

Experts say Donald Trump was either "careless" or mistaken when he tweeted what is believed to be a classified satellite photograph of an explosion at an Iranian space centre a few hours ago. The United States has kept a close watch on Iran's space and defence developments and is concerned about Iran using its satellites and the possibility of developing its ballistic missile systems to launch nuclear warheads.

World News United Nations calls for accountability in Saudi-led attack on Yemen prison
Author: 0 United Nations calls for accountability in Saudi-led attack on Yemen prison

The coalition has been blacklisted by the United Nations for the killing of children, while Saudi Arabia and its allies accuse the Huthis of using civilians as human shields in densely populated areas. The UN's Yemen envoy Martin Griffiths said Sunday's deaths were a "tragedy". The human cost of this war is unbearable. The coalition, whose rights record has been decried by worldwide rights groups, said it had taken measures to protect civilians in Dhamar, claiming the assault complied with ...

World News Looser gun restrictions go into effect in Texas after deadly mass shootings
Author: 0 Looser gun restrictions go into effect in Texas after deadly mass shootings

Hurricane Harvey prompted HB 1177 , which prohibits Texans from being charged with a crime for carrying a handgun while evacuating from a state or local disaster area during times of natural disasters. Speaking in Odessa on Sunday, Abbott said he had "been to too many of these events". House Bill 741 provides protections for gun owners who rent , prohibiting landlords from restricting renters or guests in lease agreements.

World News 'Straight pride' parade draws marchers, protesters
Author: 0 'Straight pride' parade draws marchers, protesters

Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the U.S.A." blasted from speakers on a float covered with American flags. The parade, which was held to "achieve inclusivity and spread awareness of issues impacting straights in Greater Boston and beyond", according to the website of the parade organizers, Super Happy Fun America , clashed with counterprotestors, which resulted in almost three dozen police arrests.

World News Iranian Tanker Headed To Lebanon, Not Turkey Minister Says
Author: 0 Iranian Tanker Headed To Lebanon, Not Turkey Minister Says

Iran's economy has suffered under the sanctions, which target its oil and financial sectors. The ship, formerly called Grace 1 , was detained by Britain off Gibraltar in July due to British suspicion it was carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions.

World News Hong Kong protesters target airport as city mops up
Author: 0 Hong Kong protesters target airport as city mops up

The operator of the express train to the airport from downtown Hong Kong said service was suspended. On Saturday, hardcore protesters rampaged through the city centre, setting fires and throwing petrol bombs at riot police in defiance of a rally ban.

World News Trump attacks Fox News, but the network remains silent
Author: 0 Trump attacks Fox News, but the network remains silent

Instead, he lamented that CNN already had " Trump haters" on regularly, which seemed to suggest he didn't need to see any on Fox News , too. "And many of them, you guys in the morning, Ainsley [Earhardt] and Steve [Doocy] and you, you've become - you were a solid, you know, I used to say you were a solid six, maybe a seven", Trump said .

World News At Least 10 Dead in Explosions at Maharashtra Chemical Unit
Author: 0 At Least 10 Dead in Explosions at Maharashtra Chemical Unit

The officer said the rescue operation was in progress and that the fire had been brought under control. The injured have been admitted to the civil hospital in the district, as the death toll is likely to rise with some of the injured being in critical condition.

World News Pope gets stuck in Vatican elevator, firefighters rescue him
Author: 0 Pope gets stuck in Vatican elevator, firefighters rescue him

The 82-year-old pontiff had to be freed by Vatican firefighters after an electrical fault brought his tiny private lift to a halt inside the ornate Apostolic Palace. The firefighters have been rapidly summoned from their station contained in the Vatican partitions just some hundred yards from the place the pontiff was trapped.

World News Climate activist Thunberg joins hundreds of teens at UN protest
Author: 0 Climate activist Thunberg joins hundreds of teens at UN protest

Thunberg arrived in New York Wednesday on the Malizia II with her father, sailors Pierre Casiraghi and Boris Herrmann, and a documentary filmmaker. Her voyage sparked controversy after a spokesman for co-skipper Herrmann told Berlin newspaper TAZ that several people would fly into NY to help take the yacht back to Europe.

World News Brazil bans most burning for 60 days to curb Amazon fires
Author: 0 Brazil bans most burning for 60 days to curb Amazon fires

A senior scientist from Brazil's National Institute for Space Research, which watches over and monitors the Amazon using satellites, told CNN that humans had started 99 percent of the fires on objective or accidentally. On the eve of the G7 summit last week, Macron declared the forest fires, which are also affecting Bolivia, an "international crisis" and put them on the agenda of the gathering of the rich democracies.

World News Iran's Rouhani warns Macron of looming nuclear step
Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani warns Macron of looming nuclear step

The Iranian president said the full lifting of all anti-Iran sanctions would lay the ground for future negotiations, stressing that if Europe fails to fulfill its commitments, Iran will implement the third phase of reductions in its commitments to the nuclear deal.

World News Juul CEO tells non-smokers not to vape
Author: 0 Juul CEO tells non-smokers not to vape

While the FTC investigates Juul's advertising practices, the FDA is looking into whether there is a connection between seizures and e-cigarette use. The US House of Representatives and some state attorneys general have also launched separate investigations into the company's promotion practices.

World News Police release audio recording of woman drowning during 911 call
Author: 0 Police release audio recording of woman drowning during 911 call

Police said in a statement that they were releasing the recording of the call "with great reluctance" because it "contains the audio of a dying person's last moments" as well as the interaction between her and the dispatcher. "Don't call 911 in Fort Smith ", someone else commented underneath a police publish selling a Red Cross quantity for lend a hand with floodwaters.

World News DOJ IG releases Comey report
Author: 0 DOJ IG releases Comey report

President Donald Trump - as well as his GOP allies in Congress and elsewhere - blasted former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey on Thursday after the Justice Department's inspector general released an intensely anticipated report about Comey's controversial handling of memos that detailed private conversations he had with the president while he was still head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

World News One killed, nine hurt in French knife attack
Author: 0 One killed, nine hurt in French knife attack

The suspected attacker is a 33-year-old asylum seeker, BFM reported. But the second source said this search was now not being pursued, adding that the victim was aged 19. Local police unions say it's too soon to know of any reason to suspect terror. Police were looking for possible accomplices. The attack happened at around 4:30 pm (1430 GMT) at a bus stop near the local station.

World News Hurricane Dorian Strengthens, Florida Declares State of Emergency
Author: 0 Hurricane Dorian Strengthens, Florida Declares State of Emergency

Dorian's maximum sustained winds reached 105 miles per hour (165 kilometers per hour), making it a Category 2 storm on a five-level scale, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in an advisory. "Or when it makes landfall?" said FOX 13 meteorologist Dave Osterberg in Tampa. The storm hours earlier had winds of about 130 mph (215 kph). "People have got to be ready before Sunday", Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center, told CNN's "New Day" on Thursday.

World News UAE airstrikes raise tensions with Yemen gov't
Author: 0 UAE airstrikes raise tensions with Yemen gov't

However, Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi redoubled his allegations against the UAE, accusing it late Thursday of having planned, financed and coordinated attacks on state institutions and military positions in Aden . Yemen's government condemned the raids, which it said had killed and wounded more that 300 of its forces and civilians. The push by the government forces into Aden also underscored the seesaw nature of the fighting.

World News Holiday weekend weather off to a good start
Author: 0 Holiday weekend weather off to a good start

Labor Day looks to be warm and rain-free...with high temperatures in the upper 80s. Tonight - Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Today: Showers and storms early, and then mostly cloudy. By Wednesday and into Thursday, a cold front will then sweep into the area bringing more storm chances, but also a nice cool down. Sunday will likely be noticeably cooler, with a high only near 71 and a few clouds creeping into the sky, according to the weather service.

World News Multiple people shot in Texas; police searching for possibly 2 suspects
Author: 0 Multiple people shot in Texas; police searching for possibly 2 suspects

The Midland Police Department posted on Facebook they believe two shooters were involved and using two separate vehicles. Multiple people have been shot, said police. A local hospital has taken in three victims, who are in a critical condition, and three who are in a stable condition. "The fact that our plans to grow and develop leaders turned into a lesson on gun safety", she said.

World News Farmers' Almanac: Brace Yourself For a 'Polar Coaster' Winter
Author: 0 Farmers' Almanac: Brace Yourself For a 'Polar Coaster' Winter

Unfortunately, the site concludes that the mix of colder temperatures and higher precipitation levels "forewarns of not only a good amount of snow, but also a wintry mix of rain [and] sleet". Time-tested and generations approved, the Farmers' Almanac is a compendium of knowledge on weather, gardening, cooking, home remedies, managing your household, preserving the earth, and more.

World News Killers of Thailand backpackers to face death penalty as court upholds convictions
Author: 0 Killers of Thailand backpackers to face death penalty as court upholds convictions

Police said Witheridge, 23, had been raped and bludgeoned to death and Miller, 24, had suffered blows to his head. The expert also alleged that police had failed to properly control the crime scene and mishandled the DNA evidence. Thailand's legal system is notoriously opaque, with some cases flying through the courts while others take years. "They are very anxious about when they will be executed".

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