Saturday July 11-th, 2020

Auto bomb rocks Somali capital Mogadishu, killing at least 20 Auto bomb rocks Somali capital Mogadishu, killing at least 20

Mogadishu is regularly hit by vehicle bombings and attacks waged by Al-Shabaab militants allied to Al-Qaeda. The attack happened during rush hour in the Somali capital at about 8 a.m. The extremist group was pushed out of Mogadishu several years ag...

Second Thai navy SEAL to rescue Second Thai navy SEAL to rescue "cave boys" dies; suffered blood infection

Officer Beiret Bureerak got a blood infection during the rescue, and Reuters has reported the Royal Thai Navy announced on Friday (Saturday NZT) that his condition had deteriorated significantly. Bureerak helped rescue 12 boys and their coach after...

A few strong storms possible in Alabama on Sunday A few strong storms possible in Alabama on Sunday

NOAA's Storm Prediction Center has the entire state under a marginal risk for severe weather on Sunday , which means that isolated severe storms will be possible. Leftover morning clouds will give way to sunshine by the afternoon, as high temperatur...

Japan ruling party lawmaker arrested on casino bribery suspicion Japan ruling party lawmaker arrested on casino bribery suspicion

While he was a senior vice minister at the Cabinet Office for about a year through October last year, Akimoto was in charge of overseeing the government's policy aimed at introducing so-called integrated resorts comprising casinos alongside large hot...

US Contractor Killed in Iraq Rocket Attack, Troops Wounded US Contractor Killed in Iraq Rocket Attack, Troops Wounded

Iraq time, OIR spokesman Col. Myles B. Caggins III said. The U.S. military does not reveal the identity of American contractors killed during overseas deployments. USA interests in Iraq have been hit by a flurry of rocket attacks since late October...

Tear Gas Shrouds Hong Kong in 'White Christmas' as Protests Continue Tear Gas Shrouds Hong Kong in 'White Christmas' as Protests Continue

This footage shows officers forcing a man to the ground before they dousing him with pepper spray. Kong said 76 rounds of tear gas , 33 rubber bullets, 16 bean bags rounds and 12 sponge grenades were fired between Monday and Thursday. Demonstratio...

Wasserman Schultz: Trump Is Coordinating with McConnell to Rig the Senate Trial Wasserman Schultz: Trump Is Coordinating with McConnell to Rig the Senate Trial

To the editor: As Democrats push for witnesses in the Senate trial of President Trump, Republicans talk about the "possibility" of calling witnesses. Now Pelosi is demanding everything the Republicans weren't allowed to have in the House. While in...

Army chief General Bipin Rawat wades into NRC political slugfest Army chief General Bipin Rawat wades into NRC political slugfest

The Army Chief's comments also evoked sharp response from political leaders. "Unlike the attack by any armed forces, the terror attacks remain unaccountable in global law", he said, adding the counter terrorism and anti-insurgency operations have to ...

Deaths as plane crashes near Kazakhstan airport Deaths as plane crashes near Kazakhstan airport

Flight Z92100 was en route from Almaty, Kazakhstan's largest city, to the capital of Nur-Sultan. This is not the first serious plane crash in Almaty. "There are 14 dead at the (crash) site", the city government said in a statement sent from its T...

Why Two Dem Senators Have Been Banned From the Philippines Why Two Dem Senators Have Been Banned From the Philippines

Panelo said Duterte ordered the Bureau of Immigration to deny Sens. Senators Richard Durbin and Patrick Leahy were banned from entering the country after introducing a provision in the 2020 U.S. "If they will enforce this provision in the USA bud...

France summons Iran’s ambassador over detained researchers France summons Iran’s ambassador over detained researchers

The double nationality, French and Iranian, of Ms. Adelkhah, anthropologist, manager of analysis during the Center for International Research (CERI) at Sciences Po is certainly not acquiesced by Tehran. Moore-Gilbert, a University of Melbourne Middle...

Afghan soldiers killed in military camp attack: gov't Afghan soldiers killed in military camp attack: gov't

Shortly after the bomber detonated the vehicle laden with explosives, a group of insurgents stormed into the compound, setting of a shootout with Afghan forces. According to the Afghan defense ministry, "terrorists" attacked a joint military base in ...

Eddie Gallagher's fellow Navy SEALS describe him as 'evil' Eddie Gallagher's fellow Navy SEALS describe him as 'evil'

He was pardoned and had his rank restored last month by President Donald Trump . Video of interviews have been released from the investigation into the Navy SEAL acquitted of murdering an ISIS terrorist. The Times also obtained thousands of tex...

Syria war: More than 235,000 people flee rebel-held Idlib region Syria war: More than 235,000 people flee rebel-held Idlib region

Turkey demanded an end to a Russian and Syrian bombardment in the province, which has forced tens of thousands of civilians to flee their homes - sparking Turkish fears of a fresh refugee crisis. Idlib is dominated by the country's former Al-Qaeda...

Putin opponent is taken away again by Moscow police Putin opponent is taken away again by Moscow police

His organization, Foundation for Fighting Corruption, has produced reports alleging corruption at the highest levels of government, including Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. His team also said the action was prompted by authorities wanting to prevent...

Colorado daycare owner arrested after kids found behind false wall Colorado daycare owner arrested after kids found behind false wall

Once they got to the basement, they found the 26 children and two adults. Swauger was arrested for investigation of the same counts faced by Faith. "I'm really hoping nothing more nefarious has been going on and that in fact it is an overcrowding...

230,000 lost in a day: Asia marks devastating 2004 tsunami:The Asahi Shimbun 230,000 lost in a day: Asia marks devastating 2004 tsunami:The Asahi Shimbun

The tsunami was triggered by a 9.3 magnitude undersea quake off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, on Dec 26, 2004, and claimed more than 200,000 casualties in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, India, Maldives and Sri Lanka. The catastrophe left a de...

Boat people with 71 illegal immigrants intercepted in the English Channel Boat people with 71 illegal immigrants intercepted in the English Channel

The group presented themselves as Iranian, Iraqi and Afghan and will be medically assessed and transferred to immigration officials for interview. A further two boats carrying 14 migrants were dealt with by French authorities, the broadcaster said....

Chile: Helicopters douse fire that destroyed dozens of homes Chile: Helicopters douse fire that destroyed dozens of homes

Located about 70 miles (113 kilometers) northwest of the capital Santiago on Chile's coast, Valparaiso is a popular tourist destination known for its colorful houses, idyllic hills and its historic old town. No one died in the blazes that broke out...

Prince Andrew Skips Royal Christmas Tradition Amid Epstein Furore Prince Andrew Skips Royal Christmas Tradition Amid Epstein Furore

The path, of course, is not always smooth and may at times this year have felt quite bumpy. The Queen spoke about the sacrifices made by the World War II generation and paid tribute to Britain's armed forces and emergency services. Prince Louis ...

USA coast guard: Helicopter with seven on board missing off Hawaii USA coast guard: Helicopter with seven on board missing off Hawaii

The owner of the helicopter contacted the Joint Rescue Coordination Center in Honolulu, which coordinated crews to search the scene, according to a press released issued early Friday morning by the U.S. The Coast Guard said that rain and clouds wer...

Islamic State in Nigeria 'beheads Christian hostages' Islamic State in Nigeria 'beheads Christian hostages'

The murders were apparently in retaliation for the US -led mission to kill or capture ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in Syria several months ago, which resulted in the death of the terrorist leader. On Sunday, jihadists killed six people and abdu...

Brazil's president says he fell, briefly lost memory Brazil's president says he fell, briefly lost memory

Bolsonaro said in an interview on December 24 that he did not remember what he did the day he fell and it was only the following day when he "managed to get back" a lot of things. He has been hospitalized several times since being stabbed on the ...

Michigan woman gets Secret Santa gift from Bill Gates Michigan woman gets Secret Santa gift from Bill Gates

Shelby's giant gift box included two Lego building sets-a Hogwarts castle from Harry Potter and a retired Star Wars R2-D2 puzzle, which Shelby described as her "spirit robot", eight hard-cover books, a hammock, treats for her cat and several boxe...

Man arrested after girlfriend killed, teenage son stabbed in Philadelphia - Nationally wounded Man arrested after girlfriend killed, teenage son stabbed in Philadelphia - Nationally wounded

The lady was brought to the hospital and declared dead, and the guy brought into custody. Authorities said all six of the victim's children, who were ages eight through 16, were witnesses and are being questioned. He was in stable condition and bei...

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