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4-Year-Old Girl Dies After Woman Throws Her Into River

4-Year-Old Girl Dies After Woman Throws Her Into River Divers began searching the river at 4:16 p.m., and Je'Hyrah was found at 4:30 p.m. She was pronounced dead at hospital shortly before 5 p.m., police said. She was about 75 feet from shore. "They were fully clothed which was the other very odd thing to me". "I don't know the circumstances, I don't know what's happening in their lives, but it's killing me". [Full Article...]

Video shows man taunting bison at Yellowstone National Park

Video shows man taunting bison at Yellowstone National Park Jones posted the video on Facebook where it has since racked up more than 9,000 views and been shared more than 82,000 times. "Meanwhile in Yellowstone National Park ." she wrote, along with the hashtag "#dontdrinkandbuffalo". "The individual's behavior in this video is reckless, unsafe and illegal", a spokesman for the public affairs office of Yellowstone National Park told ABC News. [Full Article...]

Iran Starts Naval Exercise Near Vital Strait, U.S. Says

Iran Starts Naval Exercise Near Vital Strait, U.S. Says The U.S. believes the exercises "fully started" Thursday, one defense official said, and could continue until August 6. In evidence of how tense the situation between the two long-time geopolitical opponents has become, when President Trump later suggested, in response to a reporter's question, that he could meet with President Rouhani without any preconditions, Rouhani wasted no time in rej... [Full Article...]

Corbyn to give Jewish community talk in bid to end anti-Semitism row

Corbyn to give Jewish community talk in bid to end anti-Semitism row The Anti-semitism debate exploded after the Labour Party refused to adopt wholesale the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's definition of Anti-semitism-an nearly standard definition used by many organisations. "You are not my supporters and have no place in our movement". Admitting he was confident at healing rifts with Jewish factions of the party - and the Jewish community - C... [Full Article...]

Venezuela's President Maduro Survives Military Parade Attack

Venezuela's President Maduro Survives Military Parade Attack His wife, Cilia Flores, was standing next to him when the attack occurred. "The investigation clearly reveals they came from drone-like devices that carried explosives". Several military personnel who were lined up on Avenue Bolivar during the speech were seen looking up then breaking rank and running. A video shows Flores wince, and both she and Maduro look up after an unidentified sound. [Full Article...]

A Russian helicopter has crashed in Siberia killing 18 oil workers

A Russian helicopter has crashed in Siberia killing 18 oil workers Russian airline Utair has sent specialists to the scene, which is in an oil field managed by the energy company Rosneft some 1,600 miles northeast of Moscow . 'Utair's Mi-8 helicopter 25640 was flying from Vankor to Kharkasale, ' said an spokesman for Russia's emergencies ministry. A commission has been set up to investigate the crash. [Full Article...]

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Is Back At Work After Maternity Leave

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Is Back At Work After Maternity Leave Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters confirmed on Monday that Ardern would move back to Wellington , the nation's capital, on Saturday with her partner, Clarke Gayford , and newborn daughter, Neve Te Aroha. She said her vision for the country was for it to live up to how people perceived it. "I have a partner who can be there alongside me, who's taking up a huge part of that joint responsibili... [Full Article...]

Australian soldier plucked from NZ mountain - PM

Australian soldier plucked from NZ mountain - PM He's said to be in relatively good condition, despite his ordeal. An older style beacon, the signal was sent to its operator in Texas who then made the call to authorities here to tell them somebody was in trouble. The co-ordinator of the Wanaka Alpine Cliff Rescue team, Paul Rogers, said it was too windy for the paramedic on board to be winched down to the man, or for him to be winched onto the... [Full Article...]

United Nations inviting Yemen's warring parties to talks in Geneva in September

United Nations inviting Yemen's warring parties to talks in Geneva in September Bodies of people killed are laid out in plastic bags at the hospital in Hodeidah on Thursday. The Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen's internationally recognised government has been seeking to retake rebel-held areas along Yemen's west coast, including Hudaida. [Full Article...]

US pledges nearly US$300 million security funding for Southeast Asia

US pledges nearly US$300 million security funding for Southeast Asia South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung Wha expressed fears about the negative impact of recent US trade restrictions, while Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi indicated that Beijing will continue to fight the trade war initiated by Washington. [Full Article...]

Manafort accountant testifies she helped falsify tax records

Manafort accountant testifies she helped falsify tax records The foreign entities, prosecutors have suggested , were all shell, or pass-through, companies, set up by Manafort to handle the income he was earning from his Ukraine work. Greg Andres, a member of Mueller's team, confirmed that the prosecution will call on Gates. Other financial records showed that Manafort's company, DMP International, finished 2016 almost $1.2 million in debt. [Full Article...]

Britons suffer as Spain and Portugal experience record temperatures

Britons suffer as Spain and Portugal experience record temperatures Hot air from North Africa has caused the most severe heatwave since 2003 in Iberia. On Friday, temperatures are likely to hit at least 29C and possibly 30C in southern parts of the United Kingdom , with temperatures elsewhere sitting at around 24C to 25C. [Full Article...]

OH judge orders noisy accused’s mouth to be taped over

OH judge orders noisy accused’s mouth to be taped over Angrily, the judge responded, "Mr. Williams, I'm the judge in the matter". A OH judge ordered a prisoner's mouth be taped shut in court because the defendant wouldn't stop talking. "Does the comment "quit talking" - do you understand that?" Moments later, explaining the court stenographer would not be able to keep up if Williams continued to argue over him, Judge Russo ordered his mouth sealed... [Full Article...]

Weather to bring renewed fire danger to NorCal

Weather to bring renewed fire danger to NorCal Every year is teaching the fire authorities new lessons. "Because of the current level of commitment and forecast, having fire management expertise from Australian and New Zealand with specialized experienced firefighters will be of tremendous help as we continue suppressing ongoing fires". [Full Article...]

First person charged with breaching new burka law in Denmark

First person charged with breaching new burka law in Denmark Police took a photograph of the woman wearing the niqab, and obtained security camera footage of the incident from the shopping centre. Violating the regulation results in a fine of 1,000 kroner ($156). The new burka law means that all forms of clothing that cover the face are now banned in public spaces, unless they serve a creditable objective. The law does not mention mention burkas by name... [Full Article...]

Red Flag Warning issued for Mendocino Complex fires

Red Flag Warning issued for Mendocino Complex fires With the peak of the fire season yet to come, that put California on track for its most destructive fire year in over a decade, in terms of area burned, said Cal Fire Deputy Chief Scott McLean. The latest evacuation orders for Shasta County's Carr Fire, Mendocino County's Complex Fire People in the area are advised to leave immediately. New evacuations were ordered late Thursday at the Mendocin... [Full Article...]

Pope says death penalty 'inadmissable'

Pope says death penalty 'inadmissable' Reporting from Rome, NPR's Sylvia Poggioli says the catechism change is "likely to be opposed by Catholics in the US and other states where capital punishment is legal". While the change does not represent a teaching made ex cathedra where the pope exercises the Ordinary and Universal Magisterium - the Catechism is not a magisterial document, rather a summary of magisterial documents - s... [Full Article...]

New search for missing Iowa student

New search for missing Iowa student So come forward, share that information with authorities, and let's bring Mollie home". Her family reported her missing the next day after she didn't show up to work. Rahn declined to say at the time whether investigators have found her FitBit or if they know its location. Investigators say they have concluded that a woman spotted in northwest Missouri was not a missing Iowa college studen... [Full Article...]

Trump ups pressure on China; demands 25% tariffs instead of 10%

Trump ups pressure on China; demands 25% tariffs instead of 10% US President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered his administration to consider more than doubling proposed tariffs on $200 billion (€172 billion) worth of Chinese goods from 10 to 25 percent. China's reaction remains uncertain, however, which introduces a risky element into the escalation strategy and means it could backfire. "We have been very clear about the specific changes China should ... [Full Article...]

Deal with US on key NAFTA rule closer, Mexico and Canada say

Deal with US on key NAFTA rule closer, Mexico and Canada say Top Canadian negotiators are expected to rejoin NAFTA talks by mid-August although no meetings have been scheduled yet, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to discuss the matter in public. But again, the election of AMLO may make a trilateral agreement more hard to reach, particularly if tensions over illegal immigration and the detention of peopl... [Full Article...]


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