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August 19, 2017 10:16 am gmt |
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Nearly 150 residents took part in an evacuation drill in a coastal town of western Japan on Saturday (August 19) in preparation for a possible missile launch by North Korea towards Guam that might fly over parts of the country. The latest civilian anti-missile drill took place in Kotoura Town, Tottor...
In America
August 19, 2017 8:57 am gmt |
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Six US police officers were shot in one night in the states of Florida and Pennsylvania, one fatally, prompting President Donald Trump to tweet his support for the slain officer’s department early Saturday. In the central Florida city of Kissimmee- close to the Walt Disney World Resort and othe...
In World
August 19, 2017 5:15 am gmt |
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Spain mounted a sweeping anti-terror operation on Friday (August 18) after a suspected Islamist militant drove a van into crowds in Barcelona, killing 13 people before fleeing; in what police suspect was one of multiple planned attacks. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the deadly rampage alon...
In World
August 18, 2017 10:21 am gmt |
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Malala Yousafzai says she is “so excited” after being accepted to study at the world famous University of Oxford. The 20-year-old Pakistani activist, who rose to prominence after being shot in the head and neck by the Taliban while on her way home from school in 2012, has won praise for h...
In America
August 18, 2017 9:21 am gmt |
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U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Joseph Dunford met Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Friday (August 18), as the two countries aim to reaffirm their alliance amid regional tensions over North Korea. Fears about North Korea’s missile and nuclear weapons programs have grown i...
In World
August 18, 2017 4:14 am gmt |
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Nearly half of the 400 people known to have died in a mudslide and flooding on the outskirts of the Sierra Leone capital Freetown have already been buried, health officials say. The government had said mass burials would be postponed until Thursday to allow relatives to identify victims. But the chie...
In World
August 17, 2017 12:06 pm gmt |
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Indonesia marked the 72nd anniversary of its independence with a state ceremony on Thursday (August 17). President Joko Widodo led the ceremony at the national palace, attended by cabinet members, guests of honour from various countries and the country’s former leaders. In his speech on Wednesd...
In World
August 17, 2017 12:01 pm gmt |
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At least six people were killed and 12 others injured on Wednesday after several suspected gang members stormed the Roosevelt Hospital, one of the largest hospitals in the capital Guatemala City. They attacked the hospital with rifles to free one of their companions – 29-year-old Anderson Daniel Cabr...
In World
August 17, 2017 8:01 am gmt |
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Apple boss Tim Cook has said he doesn’t agree with Donald Trump over the idea that two sides were equally to blame in the recent violence in Charlottesville that saw clashes between far-right Nazi sympathizers and those protesting against them. In an email to employees Cook late Wednesday, Cook...
In World
August 17, 2017 7:30 am gmt |
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Clashes broke out as thousands of teachers and education workers took to the streets of Lima on Wednesday (August 16) in demands of salary increases. Police in riot gear used water cannon to spray teachers and tear gas to break up crowds as the striking teachers made their way through the city. Teach...
In World
August 17, 2017 5:43 am gmt |
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The death toll from massive mudslides in Sierra Leone’s capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an untold number of people buried in their homes. The Red Cross estimated that 600 people were still missing. Authorities have said more than 300 peop le...
In Australia
August 17, 2017 3:45 am gmt |
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Former Olympic champion cyclist Steve Wooldridge has died at the age of 39 in a suspected suicide. Cycling New South Wales confirmed that the Sydney-born Australian was found dead on Tuesday (15.08.2017), just a week short of his 40 birthday. “Stephen was an inspirational figure in track cyclin...
In China
August 16, 2017 10:13 am gmt |
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China overtook Japan to become the world’s largest holder of U.S. Treasury securities in June, the latest data from the U.S. Treasury Department showed on Tuesday. China’s holdings of U.S. treasuries increased by 44.3 billion U.S. dollars in June, the fifth consecutive monthly rise, with ...
In America
August 16, 2017 10:06 am gmt |
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Negotiators from Canada, Mexico and the United States are aiming for an “ambitious” first round of trade talks, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday (August 15), as the countries try to fast-track a deal to modernize the 23-year-old pact by early next year. The United States Trade Repre...
In America
August 16, 2017 7:02 am gmt |
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US President Donald Trump has again blamed both sides for the violent unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, which left one protester dead and others injured. In a statement on Monday, he had condemned white supremacists. But in New York on Tuesday he also blamed left-wing supporters for charging at th...