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Security lapse sparks evacuation at Frankfurt airport Security lapse sparks evacuation at Frankfurt airport
- August 07, 2018

The family were later found, questioned and allowed to travel on. "Despite a positive explosive test, a four-member French family was released into the security area". It was not immediately clear how many flights were cancelled or delayed as a result of the evacuation. Some 1,500 flights had been scheduled for taking off and landing at Frankfurt airport on Tuesday, according to airport operator Fraport. (more...)
Couple jailed for selling son to paedophiles online Couple jailed for selling son to paedophiles online
- August 07, 2018

A German mother and her partner have been jailed for repeatedly raping the woman's young son and selling him for sex online. They also were convicted of rape, human trafficking for the objective of sexual exploitation, forced prostitution and producing child pornography, among other offenses. (more...)
Saudi Arabia appears to threaten Canada with 9/11-style attack Saudi Arabia appears to threaten Canada with 9/11-style attack
- August 07, 2018

Saudi Arabia operates at least two routes to the country, both of which depart from Toronto. In the statement, the ministry said, "Oman is following the current political situation between Saudi Arabia and Canada and affirms its position of not interfering in the internal affairs of other countries". (more...)
Despite tensions, Russia seeks US help to rebuild Syria Despite tensions, Russia seeks US help to rebuild Syria
- August 07, 2018

In Washington, the Russian plan took cold - it can help to strengthen the regime of Bashar al-Assad. The proposal illustrates how Russian Federation, having helped turn the tide of the war in favor of President Bashar al-Assad, is now pressing Washington and others to aid the reconstruction of areas under his control. (more...)
Muzaffarpur like case in Deoria: Shelter homes or Torture homes? Muzaffarpur like case in Deoria: Shelter homes or Torture homes?
- August 07, 2018

Three persons - supervisor of the shelter home Girija Tripathi , her husband Mohan Tripathi and superintendent Kanchalata - were also arrested, while the District Magistrate Sujit Kumar was transferred for laxity. "The inquiry will be done under proper legal procedure", ADG Law and Order Anand Kumar said Lucknow. The licence of the shelter home was revoked in 2007 after investigations, but it continued to operate after getting a stay order from the Allahabad High Court, News18 reported. (more...)
Florida bystander shoots gunman who opened fire at festival Florida bystander shoots gunman who opened fire at festival
- August 07, 2018

An armed bystander shot a gunman who opened fire on a back-to-school event in a Florida park crowded with families over the weekend. "We are extremely grateful that nobody else was injured in this incident" said Titusville deputy police chief Todd Hutchinson. (more...)
Hiroshima Marks 73rd Anniversary Of Atomic Bombing Hiroshima Marks 73rd Anniversary Of Atomic Bombing
- August 07, 2018

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons was approved by the United Nations in July previous year and the group played a key role in campaigning for the treaty, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), received the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. (more...)
Once-eased United States economic sanctions against Iran back in effect Once-eased United States economic sanctions against Iran back in effect
- August 07, 2018

The new sanctions on Iran took effect just after midnight in Washington on Tuesday as part of Trump's withdrawal from the worldwide accord created to limit Iran's nuclear program. Mr Rouhani said: "They want to launch psychological warfare against the Iranian nation". Protesters in the Iranian capital swarmed its historic Grand Bazaar on Monday, news agencies reported, and forced shopkeepers to close their stalls in apparent anger over the Islamic Republic's troubled economy, months after ... (more...)
Malaysia: Indonesia returns yacht at centre of graft probe Malaysia: Indonesia returns yacht at centre of graft probe
- August 07, 2018

He also denied knowing whether the yacht was bought using 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) funds. "The government proposes that all proceedings in this action be suspended in order to give the government and any interested claimant the opportunity to inquire of Malaysia through formal channels what its intentions are with respect to the defendant yacht", it said in a filing to the California Central District Court on Monday. (more...)
Nikolas Cruz shouted 'kill me' in interrogation room after school shooting Nikolas Cruz shouted 'kill me' in interrogation room after school shooting
- August 07, 2018

Months later, when Cruz changed his mind and sought to transfer to Cross Creek, the school district "did not follow through", according to the report . Asked what the voice said, Cruz replied, 'Burn. A new report says the Parkland killer asked for help in months leading up to February 14 tragedy, but was ignored. (more...)
Video captures shark leaping from water near Cape Cod Video captures shark leaping from water near Cape Cod
- August 07, 2018

In a video that will give nightmares to anyone suffering from shark phobia, a great white shark was filmed breaching and snapping its jaws at a researcher's feet as he stood on a boat. The encounter occurred just off the beach in Wellfleet on Monday, July 30, and recorded on a camera mounted on the flying bridge of King's boat Aleutian Dream. (more...)
56 injured after lorries explode in motorway crash in Bologna 56 injured after lorries explode in motorway crash in Bologna
- August 07, 2018

A bridge that overlooks the Via Emilia also partially collapsed. Katherine Lam is a breaking and trending news digital producer for Fox News. At least two people was killed and more than 60 were injured, according to local media. Police said in a statement on Twitter: "Due to an accident on the highway, an explosion occurred resulting in a fire at Via Marco Emilio Lepido". Sky TG24 showed a photo of the partially collapsed overpass while RAI News 24 public broadcaster ran a video taken ... (more...)
West Hollywood to Vote on Removing Trump's Walk of Fame Star West Hollywood to Vote on Removing Trump's Walk of Fame Star
- August 07, 2018

Citing the president's treatment of women, people of color, queer people, immigrants-you know, basically anyone not a cis, white, male American citizen-the WeHo City Council plans to vote on shooting that star into a black hole where it belongs. (more...)
College student includes massive gator in graduation photos College student includes massive gator in graduation photos
- August 07, 2018

The aspiring zookeeper visited her 1,000-pound pal, called Big Tex, last week after spending three months interning at Gator Rescue in Beaumont, Tx., where the creature lives. "It's just like how your dog would treat you if you treat him well", Noland told The Eagle. She is friends with the carnivore too, saying: 'I have a good relationship with Big Tex. (more...)
Trump insists Trump Tower meeting 'totally legal' Trump insists Trump Tower meeting 'totally legal'
- August 07, 2018

Last July, Sekulow had said the president "didn't sign off on anything" in regards to the Trump Tower meeting . The President was advised that his tweeting only gives oxygen to the topic, even if those around Trump do not believe there is any truly new development. (more...)
Two Arrested For Brooklyn Nail Salon Fight Sparked By Botched Eyebrow Job Two Arrested For Brooklyn Nail Salon Fight Sparked By Botched Eyebrow Job
- August 07, 2018

Police were eventually called to the scene, at which point they reportedly arrested one patron and one of the salon workers. The video shows a portion of the brawl at New Red Apple Nails on Norstrand Ave, in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Residents have since called for the nail salon to close. . Those who use public services might usually think they're right, but - in reality - it's far more likely that the person who spends every day working there has a better idea of what's correct or not. (more...)
Apple and Facebook Pull Alex Jones' Conspiracy-Laded Content Apple and Facebook Pull Alex Jones' Conspiracy-Laded Content
- August 07, 2018

Meanwhile, others have called on Twitter, on which Jones still has an account, to follow suit . Polgreen's reaction to the news implied Facebook was too slow to ban the pages . Jones has been widely criticized for promoting untrue conspiracies about tragic events like the 2001 terrorist attacks on World Trade Center in NY that killed nearly 3,000 people, and the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in CT that killed 26 students and staff. (more...)
Australia announces extra $140 million aid package for drought-hit farmers Australia announces extra $140 million aid package for drought-hit farmers
- August 07, 2018

We have their back, ' Mr Turnbull said. Severe droughts are affecting several states across the nation. About 19,000 farmers who could be eligible for the allowance are yet to sign up. This usually meant people would drop out after the third consultation. "This will help farmers, who may be notionally asset rich but cash poor, access additional support without having to jeopardise the income-producing capacity of their farm by selling farm equipment", the government's statement said. (more...)
'NRA has got to go': Protesters, supporters rally outside gun organization's headquarters 'NRA has got to go': Protesters, supporters rally outside gun organization's headquarters
- August 07, 2018

Although the protesters showed up to the NRA headquarters, the organization said they were protesting an empty building. That's why we came today. One victim, Joaquin Oliver, would have been celebrating his birthday on Saturday. The campaign the NRA highlighted appears to be part of a national effort, spearheaded by Parkland students, calling for companies to cut ties with the group in the aftermath of several high profile US shootings. (more...)
Police investigate baby’s body pulled from the water near Brooklyn Bridge Police investigate baby’s body pulled from the water near Brooklyn Bridge
- August 07, 2018

She said the baby was floating about 30 feet offshore. Diana Campbell saw the infant floating face-up in the water wearing only a nappy, reports The New York Times . Monte Campbell waded into the water and used a stick to assist him in reaching the baby, then did CPR until officers arrived, Campbell said. No parents or guardians were present at the scene. (more...)
Mendocino Complex Fire now 4th largest wildfire in California history Mendocino Complex Fire now 4th largest wildfire in California history
- August 07, 2018

A seventh person was killed by the wildfires that have ravaged the western USA state of California . But the president's claim about water drew a combination of laughing and head-scratching on Sunday, although years of drought may be one factor in the fires' quick spread. (more...)
Star Witness Gates Testifies He Committed Crimes With Manafort Star Witness Gates Testifies He Committed Crimes With Manafort
- August 07, 2018

Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether any Trump aides colluded with an alleged Moscow plot to help elect him as United States president, and whether there was any obstruction of justice. "It's kind of leading up to Gates" testimony that, "Yep, this is what he was telling me to do, '" the former USA prosecutor said. Multiple accountancy and bookkeeping witnesses testified last week that they dealt with Gates in preparing Manafort's financial paperwork. (more...)
Trump appears to change story on son's meeting with Russian lawyer Trump appears to change story on son's meeting with Russian lawyer
- August 06, 2018

In a Monday executive order, President Trump followed through with plans to reinstate sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the nuclear deal. Russian Federation has denied allegations by USA intelligence agencies that it meddled and Trump denies collusion, describing the Mueller investigation as a political witch hunt. (more...)
Eritrean Airlines makes first flight to Addis Ababa in 20 years Eritrean Airlines makes first flight to Addis Ababa in 20 years
- August 06, 2018

Ethiopia is ready to play a mediation role to resolve a bitter border dispute between two of its neighbors Djibouti and Eritrea, an Ethiopian official said on Friday. According to Reuters , soldiers arrived in the city on Friday night, where they fought regional paramilitary forces. Ethiopia's Somali region has witnesses series of violent incidents for decades. (more...)
Top Bangladeshi photographer arrested for interview on teen protests Top Bangladeshi photographer arrested for interview on teen protests
- August 06, 2018

Police said they were still investigating Sunday's attack on a auto carrying the USA ambassador to Bangladesh by a group of armed men, some riding motorcycles . At the weekend, a heavy-handed response to the protests over road safety left more than 100 injured as police fired tear gas and rubber bullets, and mobs attacked demonstrators, photographers and even the USA ambassador's auto. (more...)

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