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'Very strong' typhoon projected to hit Honshu on Tuesday

'Very strong' typhoon projected to hit Honshu on Tuesday Now churning over Pacific waters east of Okinawa island on the country's southwestern tip, Jebi was expected to sweep above a region surrounding the commercial hubs of Osaka and Kyoto before heading out to the Sea of Japan. Shinkansen bullet train services between Tokyo and Hiroshima were suspended and Universal Studios Japan, a popular amusement park near Osaka, was closed. [Full Article...]

Brazil's National Museum, home to 20 million items, destroyed in fire

Brazil's National Museum, home to 20 million items, destroyed in fire The cause of the fire is still unknown, but many blame the Government's austerity measures for the building's decay, thereby leaving it vulnerable to weather hazards. Marco Aurelio Caldas worked in the museum for almost a decade. The museum houses a sprawling collection that includes artifacts and specimens related to botany, paleontology, geology, and archaeology, from ancient Egypt, Greece, ... [Full Article...]

3 children, their father killed when kayak capsized in Lake Superior

3 children, their father killed when kayak capsized in Lake Superior Mews survived after being picked up by a search and rescue vessel, Ashland authorities say. Authorities say three children and their father died when their kayak capsized near the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior. Cari was rescued alive on the west side of Michigan Island in 60-degree water. Emergency crews were then deployed and recovered the bodies of 39-year-old Eric, 9-year-old daughter Ky... [Full Article...]

Search continues for Largo boy last seen in stranger's auto

Search continues for Largo boy last seen in stranger's auto She was last seen wearing a yellow t-shirt and purple/pink checkered trousers. Police say the man offered Jordan and his mother a ride, but then knocked the mom unconscious and left her in the woods. The mother and Coronado were married but had been estranged, and it's not clear whether they remained married, Carbajal said. "He is attractive, he's a handsome little boy, he is playful, he is ... [Full Article...]

Body of 1 of 4 people missing after California boating crash recovered

Body of 1 of 4 people missing after California boating crash recovered The crash happened in Moabi Regional Park, a popular water recreation area along the border about 290 miles (467 kilometers) east of Los Angeles. Nine people were injured, two of them critically, when the recreational boats collided head-on and sank around twilight Saturday between Pirates Cove and Topock Marina near Moabi Regional Park. [Full Article...]

Duo in Terengganu lesbian sex case whipped six times

Duo in Terengganu lesbian sex case whipped six times Calling it an "appalling day" for human rights in Malaysia , another activist called the act atrocious. The caning of two women in Malaysia for attempting to have sex has been condemned as "inhuman and degrading". The women, dressed in white headscarves and clothing, didn't cry or scream but "showed remorse, " he said. "Repentance is the ultimate aim for their sin". [Full Article...]

Trump blasts Sessions over indictments of two of his earliest congressional supporters

Trump blasts Sessions over indictments of two of his earliest congressional supporters Collins, a Republican who represents the area between Buffalo and Rochester, was the first member of Congress to endorse Trump's candidacy. He tweeted: "This is a awful situation and Attorney General Jeff Sessions should stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right now, before it continues to stain our country any further". [Full Article...]

'Crazy driver' smashes up bus, runs over man in road rage attack

'Crazy driver' smashes up bus, runs over man in road rage attack Police in a Twitter post, adding that it happened in the 1800 block of Bladensburg Road on August 30. In the video, Silver is apparently seen smashing out the Greyhound bus' window with a vehicle jack. She's been charged with assault with a risky weapon. Luckily, the bus driver received only minor injuries: at the end of the video, he's still on the phone, actually smiling. [Full Article...]

Deputy shoots man who fired weapon at California racetrack

Deputy shoots man who fired weapon at California racetrack Video provided by Fox San Diego showed deputies struggling with a man in a white shirt on the ground. From the video, the armed man, identified as 22-year-old Daniel Elizarraras can be seen pointing his gun in the air before firing off two shots. [Full Article...]

Democrats decry 'Friday night document massacre' as White House withholds Kavanaugh docs

Democrats decry 'Friday night document massacre' as White House withholds Kavanaugh docs Liberal activists have warned that a vote for Kavanaugh could mean an end to protections for abortion rights and would establish an "imperial presidency" with no checks on Trump. The Department of Justice and the White House said it had identified the documents to be within "constitutional privilege", Burck wrote in the letter, which was released by the Senate Judiciary Committee . [Full Article...]

Texas woman takes off with baby after crashing vehicle in chase

Texas woman takes off with baby after crashing vehicle in chase She jumped out of her SUV, grabbed the child carrier and ran. The woman arrested was identified as Catilyn Rodriquez. Caitlyn Rodriguez , 29, allegedly fled during a traffic stop after her Mercedes SUV was pulled over by a trooper with the Texas Department of Public Safety on June 15, according to newly released video footage by the department. [Full Article...]

Labour: Activist in anti-Semitism row elected to ruling body

Labour: Activist in anti-Semitism row elected to ruling body Mr Corbyn's remarks will fuel already bitter divisions in the Labour Party , which has been plunged into civil war over the anti-Semitism crisis. It came ahead of a crucial NEC meeting todayTUES where Jeremy Corbyn is under pressure from senior party figures, including his shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry, to adopt the full global definition of anti-Semitism. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu Meets U.S. Envoy over Syria, Iran, Regional Stability

Netanyahu Meets U.S. Envoy over Syria, Iran, Regional Stability The loud blasts, reported at the Mezzeh airport, were caused by an explosion at a munitions dump, Sana news agency said, citing Syrian military sources. Israel rarely acknowledges such strikes, but has recently targeted suspected Iranian posts inside Syria. It has also pledged to prevent Iran from entrenching itself militarily in Syria, and a series of strikes that have killed Iranians in Syri... [Full Article...]

Aussie Instagram model found dead on billionaire’s yacht

Sinead McNamara was found dead on Friday in Greece on board a superyacht. The six-storey ship, valued at about US$140m, belongs to the Mexican mining magnate Alberto Bailleres . McNamara. McNamara was supposed to travel to the Greek town of Pylos before her death. She had many who loved her: "Our souls were so perfectly aligned we were convinced we were the same person". [Full Article...]

Trump renews attack against social media companies

Trump renews attack against social media companies The head of the White house said that the Google search results on request " Trump News " show only view and coverage of the "fake" media, and threatened to "address this issue". Google Search: Thursday, August 30, 2018, 10:13 a.m. Google, who also denied the claims of political bias, commented: "Search is not used to set a political agenda and we don't bias our results toward any political ideo... [Full Article...]

Buhari Travels With Aisha, Daughter To China

Buhari Travels With Aisha, Daughter To China On top of Wang's list is "building a strong community of a shared future" between China and Africa. Xi and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will both chair a roundtable discussion at the summit where Chinese and African leaders will discuss China-Africa relations as well as worldwide and regional issues of common concern, the Xinhua report said. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump warns Congress not to 'interfere' with NAFTA negotiations

On Monday, Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced an agreement with Mexico to revise key parts of NAFTA - and both leaders expressed hope that Canada might negotiate to revise bilateral issues with both countries in order to conclude a trilateral negotiation by the end of the week. [Full Article...]

United States cuts Pakistan aid over lack of 'decisive actions' against terror groups

United States cuts Pakistan aid over lack of 'decisive actions' against terror groups Earlier this year Mr Trump suspended so-called coalition support funds, accusing Pakistan of rewarding past assistance with "nothing but lies and deceit". It also underscored that Islamabad has yet to deliver the kind of change sought by Washington. From next year, the U.S. military will cease to extend any aid under CSF, and switch Pakistan and other beneficiary countries such as Egypt, Jorda... [Full Article...]

Lobbyist Linked to Manafort Pleads Guilty on Foreign Agent Charge

Lobbyist Linked to Manafort Pleads Guilty on Foreign Agent Charge Patten was charged via a criminal information , which is a document that prosecutors use when a defendant waives an indictment. Although the charges were not brought by Robert Mueller , the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, they stem from his team's work, and overlap substantially with its continuing investigation, suggesting Patten could b... [Full Article...]

Cafe bombing kills separatist leader in eastern Ukraine. Suspects in custody

Cafe bombing kills separatist leader in eastern Ukraine. Suspects in custody It added that blast also injured Alexander Timofeyev, the deputy prime minister of the self-proclaimed republic. Rebel news agency DAN reported the afternoon explosion killed Alexander Zakharchenko , 42, the prime minister of the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic. [Full Article...]


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