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Iran Releases Photo of Satellite After Trump's Explosion Tweet Iran Releases Photo of Satellite After Trump's Explosion Tweet
- Сентября 02, 2019

Trump withdrew the United States from the pact in May a year ago. 'The United States of America was not involved in the catastrophic accident during final launch preparations for the Safir SLV Launch at Semnan Launch Site One in Iran, ' Trump wrote in the tweet accompanying the black and white image which was labeled with explanations of the site damage. (more...)
Robert Kennedy assassin Sirhan Sirhan hospitalized after prison stabbing Robert Kennedy assassin Sirhan Sirhan hospitalized after prison stabbing
- Сентября 02, 2019

Sirhan Sirhan , imprisoned for more than 50 years for the 1968 assassination of Sen. Sirhan Sirhan has been released from the hospital he was transported to and treated at, after being stabbed Friday, and is now back at the Richard J. He died a day later. Sirhan Sirhan shot and killed Robert F. Kennedy on June 5, 1968. He was initially sentenced to death, but that was later commuted to life in prison. (more...)
Two bodies recovered as tour group reported missing in Hells Gate tragedy Two bodies recovered as tour group reported missing in Hells Gate tragedy
- Сентября 02, 2019

The KWS manages the park, the location of the 2003 film "Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life". Two bodies were recovered during a search-and-rescue operation, which is still under way. The gorge had been closed to the public given the continuing rains. AFP news agency reports that the missing and dead were part of a 12-strong group that were visiting Hells Gate, about 60 miles (100km) north-west of the capital Nairobi . (more...)
Plane crash kills 9 near Philippine capital Plane crash kills 9 near Philippine capital
- Сентября 02, 2019

The plane then smashed into a hotel resort and burst into flames. The couple lived in Ruakaka, just south of Whangārei. Two of the resort's caretakers, Malou Roca, 49, and her son John Rey Roca, 19, were taken to the JP Rizal hospital after sustaining injuries from the fire. (more...)
Poland marks 80th anniversary of WWII Poland marks 80th anniversary of WWII
- Сентября 02, 2019

The attack on Wielun marks the beginning of WWII, in which six million Polish citizens perished, including three million Polish Jews. "We will not forget the wounds that Germans inflicted on Poland. "But one can not deny the fact that it was the Soviet Union, which defeated Nazism, liberated Europe and saved European democracy from the annihilation", Russia's foreign ministry said in a statement. (more...)
Fury and fire on Hong Kong streets Fury and fire on Hong Kong streets
- Сентября 02, 2019

The Monday morning commute appears to have gone smoothly with only minor disruptions, as riot police patrolled key subway stations. Demonstrators retreated from the airport itself in the face of heavy police presence, but not before they succeeded in disrupting every way to and from the terminals, including throwing objects onto rail tracks, halting the Airport Express train. (more...)
Germany: Merkel’s party rules out working with far right Germany: Merkel’s party rules out working with far right
- Сентября 02, 2019

In Brandenburg, the state that surrounds the capital Berlin, the Social Democrats (SPD) took 26%, the AfD 23.5%, and chancellor Angela Merkel's party, the Christian Democrats (CDU), just 15.7%. The setbacks for the ruling parties could still hasten the break-up of the national coalition led by Mrs Merkel, who has loomed large on the European stage since 2005 and whose early departure would further unsettle a EU already unnerved by Brexit. (more...)
Hurricane Dorian-themed cakes from grocery chain prompt mixed reviews
- Сентября 02, 2019

With gusts over 220 miles per hour, Dorian has become "the strongest hurricane in modern records for the northwestern Bahamas", the center said. "Their hotels are built to exceed Florida building codes so they're built to withstand a Category 5 hurricane", he said. (more...)
Texas Laws Loosening Gun Restrictions Go Into Affect One Day After Shootings Texas Laws Loosening Gun Restrictions Go Into Affect One Day After Shootings
- Сентября 02, 2019

House Bill 2363 allows some foster homes to store guns and ammunition in a safe place. Despite promises to stand up to the powerful gun lobby, Trump and other Republicans refuse to take serious action to reduce gun violence. "We have learned many times over that there is no such thing as a gun free zone", state Sen. President Donald Trump has not commented on the new gun laws directly, but he said background checks wouldn't have prevented the massacre. (more...)
US, Taliban on ‘threshold’ of deal, says Khalilzad US, Taliban on ‘threshold’ of deal, says Khalilzad
- Сентября 02, 2019

While the Afghan government has claimed that the attack had been successfully repelled, the Sputnik correspondent has reported that there were fears that the fighting could continue and that the Taliban might have a chance to seize the city. (more...)
Texas gunman was shooting at random after routine traffic stop, police say Texas gunman was shooting at random after routine traffic stop, police say
- Сентября 02, 2019

The gunman opened fire on police during the traffic stop, hijacked a U.S. Postal Service vehicle and began firing at random in the area of Odessa and Midland. The measures have been praised by the National Rifle Association. Mr Trump said he would be working with Democrats and Republicans on gun legislation when Congress returns this month. (more...)
More than 100 killed in air strike on Yemen prison: ICRC More than 100 killed in air strike on Yemen prison: ICRC
- Сентября 02, 2019

The Saudi-led coalition said in a statement carried by the state-run Al-Ekhbariya news channel that it targeted a rebel "military position in Dhamar that stores drones and missiles". Local residents said family members arrested for being critical of the Houthis were imprisoned in the detention center. "The crime of the aggressors against prisoners is additional proof that they are ready to violate all Yemenis, even those loyal to them", the Houthi-run Al Masirah TV quoted the group's leader ... (more...)
Justice Ginsburg speaks out on her health Justice Ginsburg speaks out on her health
- Сентября 02, 2019

Amid concerns about the 86-year-old justice's health, Ginsburg told the National Book Festival on Saturday that, as "this audience can see, I am alive". "It's kept me going through four cancer battles", she continued. While surgery often follows to remove pancreatic tumors, the court said Ginsburg didn't need additional treatment beyond the radiation. (more...)
President Trump: We will work hard to minimize effect of Hurricane Dorian
- Сентября 02, 2019

Jim McIntyre, Communications Manager for the Northeast Ohio American Red Cross, says the Cleveland area volunteers are joining hundreds of other volunteers from across the country as they head to areas that will see the most impact from the risky hurricane. (more...)
Germany Asks Poland For Forgiveness 80 Years After WWII Germany Asks Poland For Forgiveness 80 Years After WWII
- Сентября 02, 2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US Vice President Mike Pence joined local leaders on Sunday (Sept 1) to commemorate 80 years since the start of World War Two in Poland , where the conflict is still a live political issue. "I am convinced that this ceremony will go down in the history of Polish-German friendship", he added, thanking Steinmeier for his presence. But Donald Trump - who cancelled on his Polish hosts at the last-minute last week, citing concerns over a hurricane ... (more...)
Lankan asylum seeker family deported to remote island despite court block Lankan asylum seeker family deported to remote island despite court block
- Сентября 02, 2019

Dutton had previously ordered the family to be shipped to Sri Lanka however a dramatic call from a judge grounded the aircraft that they had been traveling before it abandoned Australian airspace. "I don't really understand the motive", Ford said, adding that it made adequate legal representation more hard. Priya told friends and supporters that aside from staff and guards they were all alone. (more...)
Trump Administration to Ease Obama-Era Methane Rules Trump Administration to Ease Obama-Era Methane Rules
- Сентября 01, 2019

Today's proposal goes even further than the Trump administration's previous attempts to overhaul the Obama-era rule. The fact that Big Oil backed a regulation created to stem emissions of a potent greenhouse gas was immediately wielded by Trump's critics as evidence of how backward the move must be. (more...)
Brazil's Bolsonaro fuels spat with Europe as fires soar Brazil's Bolsonaro fuels spat with Europe as fires soar
- Сентября 01, 2019

The two leaders have become embroiled in a public war of words over Brazil's handling of the Amazon fires and the worldwide response, which has descended into a deeply personal spat. A spokesman for VF Corporation, which sells more than £10 billion worth of clothing and footwear a year, said the company is no longer satisfied that Brazilian leather meets its sustainability guidelines. (more...)
Pope Francis trapped in Vatican elevator for 25 minutes Pope Francis trapped in Vatican elevator for 25 minutes
- Сентября 01, 2019

Francis made the surprise announcement from his studio window overlooking St. Peter's Square . "There was a drop in voltage and the elevator stopped", a smiling Pope said at the start of the Angelus address. As soon as freed, the relieved pontiff requested the pilgrims gathered within the sq.to provide the fireplace brigade a spherical of applause. Meanwhile, Pope Francis said yesterday he's giving the Catholic church 13 new cardinals , including two churchmen who have worked to help ... (more...)
Marchers, protesters gather for Boston 'Straight Pride' march Marchers, protesters gather for Boston 'Straight Pride' march
- Сентября 01, 2019

While the Super Happy Fun America website claims the event aims to "educate the public about straight issues and foster unity and respect", its organizers are closely associated with white supremacist groups in Boston. There was a large police presence in Boston during the parade, which started at noon and lasted until about 4 p.m. He also happens to be gay. "My fellow homosexuals have been embarrassing me for decades", he told AFP. (more...)