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Dozens feared dead in Italy bridge collapse

Dozens feared dead in Italy bridge collapse A bridge has collapsed in Italy's northwestern city of Genoa sending vehicles falling nearly 100 metres to the ground and killing at least 30 people, according to local authorities. Many others were seriously injured, Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said, after part of the Morandi Bridge on the A10 motorway caved in around...... more

Chile minister resigns four days after appointment

Chile minister resigns four days after appointment Chilean President Sebastian Pinera on Monday accepted the resignation of his Minister of Culture Mauricio Rojas, who spent just four days on the job. Rojas’s resignation came after revelations that he had questioned the role of the country’s Museum of Memory and Human Rights, which honors the victims of the military...... more

US lawmaker in fake certificate scandal

US lawmaker in fake certificate scandal A Republican candidate for a Florida state House seat is facing questions about whether she actually graduated from Miami University in Ohio. After questions arose about Melissa Howard’s academic credentials, the state House candidate posted a photo of what she said was a copy of her transcripts to Facebook. She also...... more

At least 100 security forces killed in fight for Afghan city

At least 100 security forces killed in fight for Afghan city At least 100 Afghan security forces have been killed as troops backed by US airpower struggled to push the Taliban from embattled Ghazni city, officials said Monday, while residents reported food and medicine shortages four days after fighting began. The Afghan government said it had sent reinforcements to the strategic city,...... more

100 dead in Taliban offensive

100 dead in Taliban offensive Afghan security forces are engaged in intense fighting with Taliban militants in Ghazni, three days after the start of an offensive on the strategic city that has so far killed more than 150 people, according to a local member of parliament. Mohammad Arif Shahjahan, an MP from Ghazni, told CNN Monday...... more

Kenya president urges citizens to arrest corrupt public officials

Kenya president urges citizens to arrest corrupt public officials President Uhuru Kenyatta urged Kenya’s young people on Sunday to make citizen’s arrests of those suspected of corruption, a vice that is endemic in the country. Critics have called Kenyatta’s regime the most corrupt of the four leaders that Kenya has had since gaining independence from Britain in 1963. With Kenyatta...... more

Dubai plans for $2B mega mall

Dubai plans for $2B mega mall Plans for a sprawling "high-tech-meets-retail" metropolis have been unveiled in Dubai. The mega mall will be the largest leasable retail space in the world, spanning over 100 soccer fields in size.  Called Dubai Square, the $2 billion project in the Dubai Creek Harbour development will boast over 8 million square feet...... more

Chinese Govt. expels German student for exposing secrets

 Chinese Govt. expels German student for exposing secrets Chinese Government has expelled David Missal, a German student for exposing the plight of jailed human rights lawyers. The 24-year-old Missal was pursuing a master’s degree in journalism and communication at prestigious Tsinghua University in Beijing. He left for Germany on Sunday, after immigration authorities told him his student visa was...... more

2 earthquakes hit central and northern Alaska regions

2 earthquakes hit central and northern Alaska regions The U.S. Geological Survey says that two earthquakes have hit Alaska. The agency says that at 6:58 a.m. Sunday a magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck an area 42 miles (67 kilometers) east of Kavik River Camp and 343 miles (551 kilometers) northeast of Fairbanks, the state's second-biggest city. The agency says the...... more

10 people injured in Manchester shooting

10 people injured in Manchester shooting Ten people, including two children, were taken to hospital on Sunday with pellet-type wounds after reports of a shooting in Manchester in northern England, police said.   Officers were called at around at 2:30 am (0130 GMT) to the Moss Side neighbourhood of the city, where a party had been held...... more

Head teacher nabbed while writing exam for student

Head teacher nabbed while writing exam for student A head teacher in Burundi has been arrested for trying to disguise himself as a student and sit a national exam on another person's behalf. Police officers burst into the exam hall where Benjamin Manirambona took the test after a tip-off. Little did he know that plain-clothes officers had staked out...... more

Al Qaeda terrorists plan brutal comeback

Al Qaeda terrorists plan brutal comeback Terrorist group Al Qaeda is showing signs of resurgence following ISIS’s near-defeat in Iraq and Syria, experts warn. Al Qaeda shares the same long-term goals as ISIS, but appears to be pursuing them more slowly and carefully, Jennifer Cafarella, intelligence planner with the Institute for the Study of War, told FoxNews.com....... more

U.S. to hit Russia with new sanctions Aug. 22

 U.S. to hit Russia with new sanctions Aug. 22 Russia-U.S. confrontation is extending to the economic and trade field as Washington is poised to hit Moscow new and powerful sanctions on Aug. 22. Russia views the move as a declaration of “economic war”. The U.S. State Department said that Washington would impose new sanctions on Russia on or around Aug....... more

Israel to stop using coal by 2025-2030

Israel to stop using coal by 2025-2030 Israel will stop using coal between 2025 and 2030, as a result, the country will stop producing coal ash at its power stations, Israeli Ministry of Environmental Protection said. The ministry succeeded to promote governmental decision to close four out of eight coal units for electricity generation at Israel’s power stations...... more

NASA postpones ‘mission to the sun’

NASA postpones ‘mission to the sun’ US space agency Nasa has delayed its mission to send a satellite closer to the Sun than any before. The Parker Solar Probe was set to launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Saturday, but last-minute investigations have delayed it for 24 hours. It is now scheduled to blast off - on...... more

Man awarded record $289 million in cancer lawsuit

Man awarded record $289 million in cancer lawsuit In a groundbreaking case against agricultural giant Monsanto, a jury has awarded $250 million in punitive damages and nearly $40 million in compensatory damages to a former school groundskeeper who said he got terminal cancer from the weedkiller Roundup. Dewayne Johnson was seeking about $400 million in punitive damages and $39...... more

Stolen plane crashes shortly after takeoff

Stolen plane crashes shortly after takeoff A “suicidal” airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and was chased by military jets before crashing into a small island in the Puget Sound Friday night, officials said. Preliminary information suggests the crash occurred because the 29-year-old employee was “doing stunts in...... more

Cameroonian soldiers shoot innocent civilians

Cameroonian soldiers shoot innocent civilians A “horrifying” video circulating on social media shows Cameroon’s security forces shooting at least a dozen unarmed civilians during a counter-terror operation in the Far North region, Amnesty International said Friday, and Cameroon said seven soldiers had been arrested. It follows another video in July that the rights group said showed...... more

Zimbabwe presidential inauguration delayed after result challenged

Zimbabwe presidential inauguration delayed after result challenged Sunday's inauguration of Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been halted after a legal challenge by the opposition against the election result. MDC leader Nelson Chamisa says he has evidence to show that he was cheated out of the 30 July presidential vote. His party says the poll was marred by "mammoth...... more

Three Italian climbers found dead on Mont Blanc

Three Italian climbers found dead on Mont Blanc Three Italian climbers were found dead Friday on Mont Blanc in the French Alps, three days after they set out to summit Europe’s highest peak, rescue workers said. The body of Luca Lombardini was recovered by the mountain police rescue service. Those of his brother and his fiancee were located nearby...... more

Airstrike kills dozens of children

Airstrike kills dozens of children Dozens of children, many younger than 15, were killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike that hit a school bus in northern Yemen on Thursday, according to the Houthi-controlled Health Ministry. The children were on a field trip when their bus was struck at a market, the first stop of the day;...... more

US outlines plan for new Space Force by 2020

US outlines plan for new Space Force by 2020 Vice President Mike Pence has announced plans for a new, separate U.S. Space Force as sixth military service by 2020 Pence says it’s needed to ensure America’s dominance in space amid heightened competition and threats from China and Russia. He says that while space was once peaceful and uncontested, it is...... more

U.S. places $20m bounty on 2 terrorist leaders

U.S. places $20m bounty on 2 terrorist leaders The U.S. on Wednesday placed a 20 million dollars bounty for information leading to the location, arrest, or conviction of al-Qaeda key leaders Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah and Sayf al-Adl. The Office of the Spokesperson said the Department’s Rewards for Justice Programme increased reward offers from 10 million dollars to 20 million...... more

6 teenagers join governorship race in US

 6 teenagers join governorship race in US On Tuesday afternoon, Kansas gubernatorial candidate Tyler Ruzich accompanied his running mate Dominic Scavuzzo to the polling station to cast his ballot But Ruzich didn't vote because, at 17 years of age, he's too young. "You don't have to vote to be a voter," Ruzich told some of his friends, also...... more

Muslim woman set to make history in US Congress

Muslim woman set to make history in US Congress Ahlam Jbara lives in Chicago, Illinois — six hours away from Detroit, Michigan — which means she can’t vote in the state’s primary election. But the race for Michigan’s 13th Congressional District was too important, and personal, for Jbara to miss. So she packed her car, and drove six hours to...... more

Saudi Arabia carries out rare crucifixion for murder, theft

Saudi Arabia carries out rare crucifixion for murder, theft Saudi Arabia executed and crucified a Myanmar man in the holy city of Mecca on Wednesday in a rare form of punishment reserved for the most egregious crimes. Elias Abulkalaam Jamaleddeen was accused of breaking into the home of a woman from Myanmar, firing a weapon in it then repeatedly stabbing...... more

Woman held captive in cave for 15 years by local spiritual healer

Woman held captive in cave for 15 years by local spiritual healer An Indonesian woman was held captive in a cave for 15 years by a local spiritual healer who regularly raped her, police say. The 28-year-old woman, identified only as "H", was found Sunday in a crevice behind large rocks near Bajugan village in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province, local police said in...... more

Trump ‘planning to make it harder for legal immigrants to gain citizenship’

Trump ‘planning to make it harder for legal immigrants to gain citizenship’ The Trump administration is reportedly planning to penalise immigrants to the who have applied for public benefits, in a major departure from current US practice that could affect millions of people. The White House intends to issue a proposal in the coming weeks that would make it harder for immigrants to...... more

German central bank blocks $400 million cash delivery to Iran ahead of crippling US sanctions

German central bank blocks $400 million cash delivery to Iran ahead of crippling US sanctions The U.S. campaign to rein in Iran has scored a victory in the German financial sector, after the Deutsche Bundesbank− the country’s central bank− imposed a rule stopping a $400 million cash delivery to Tehran. Iran's cash-starved economy desperately needs hard currency ahead of crippling U.S. bank sanctions that will be introduced in...... more

Facebook denies seeking users’ bank data

Facebook denies seeking users’ bank data Facebook has denied reports that it is actively asking banks for details of users’ financial transactions. The statement follows a story in the Wall Street Journal that said the social media giant had asked US banks for such data. Facebook said some users opted in to accessing some financial information in...... more

 

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