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Saudi Arabia, UAE conduct air strikes on Yemen's Hudaida airport

Saudi Arabia, UAE conduct air strikes on Yemen's Hudaida airport The Huthis, who accuse the United Nations of bias, however said there were major obstacles to any peace talks shortly after meeting with envoy Martin Griffiths on Sunday. During a press conference on Monday that the United Nations envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths has been trying to persuade the Houthis to hand over the port of Hodeidah but that the militants have ignored the request. [Full Article...]

U.S. Poised to Withdraw from U.N. Human-Rights Council

U.S. Poised to Withdraw from U.N. Human-Rights Council The United States and Australia cast the only "no" votes. A State Department spokeswoman didn't immediately respond to a request for comment, while the United Nations said it hadn't received a notification that the USA was withdrawing. A key question will be where a US pullout would leave Israel if its biggest and most powerful defender abandons its voting rights or drops out of the council alto... [Full Article...]

5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd told reporters at the scene that Border Patrol agents had been in pursuit of the Suburban, which was traveling about 100 miles an hour. Boyd said there needs to be a wall built because this is a "real problem" in the area. "This is why we need more Republicans elected in November." - tweet Saturday. [Full Article...]

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano continues to ooze lava

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano continues to ooze lava Geologists also continue monitoring fissure 6, located near the intersection of Pohoiki Road and Leilani Avenue, which was incandescent Sunday night, said U.S. Fissure 16 is oozing lava, the observatory said, and is being monitored closely. This thermal map shows the fissure system and flows as of Saturday morning. [Full Article...]

5 shot, 1 fatally, in University Village shooting

5 shot, 1 fatally, in University Village shooting A shooting victim who was initially thought to have been killed is fighting for his life in hospital after he was spotted breathing under a sheet which had been placed over him. "We're looking into it right now. we're trying to piece all the things together", Chicago Fire Commissioner Jose Santiago said. A 21-year-old man was shot in his leg and a 23-year-old man was shot in his arm. [Full Article...]

Family pay tribute to son who died at Loughborough Junction

It is understood spray cans were found near the bodies. The men were pronounced dead at the scene when officers were called there at around 7:30am. Susie and Perry Scott-Hood said their son, from Muswell Hill, was "loved by everyone". Flowers and three spray cans lay next to shutters at the station, which had been spray-painted with "RIP" and three love hearts, on Tuesday morning. [Full Article...]

Ceiling collapses onto busy escalator

Ceiling collapses onto busy escalator It happened on Saturday inside a scenic spot in Huayin City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. In the video, you can see people brace for cover as the ceiling comes down. [Full Article...]

Greece's Tsipras Survives No-Confidence Vote Over Macedonia Deal

Greece's Tsipras Survives No-Confidence Vote Over Macedonia Deal The deal aims to end a dispute that has roiled the two countries' relations since Macedonia declared independence from Yugoslavia in 1991. After a 27-year dispute, Greece on Sunday signed a provisional agreement to call its northern neighbour the Republic of North Macedonia, and accept its citizens' nationality and language as Macedonian. [Full Article...]

Globally, 68.5mn people forcibly displaced from their home, says UN

Globally, 68.5mn people forcibly displaced from their home, says UN South Sudan meanwhile saw the largest increase last year, with the number of refugees fleeing the world's youngest nation soaring from 1.4 million at the beginning of the year to 2.4 million at the end. In all, 63 per cent of all refugees under UNHCR's responsibility were in just 10 countries. And while there is a narrative that numerous world's displaced are trying to cross the Mediterranea... [Full Article...]

Palestinians injured in Israeli airstrike

Palestinians injured in Israeli airstrike Air strikes were also carried out against an infrastructure site and a vehicle linked to the hostile balloon activity. These are acts of terror that endanger Israeli residents living in southern Israel. Since major border protests broke out at the end of March, more than 300 fires have devastated several thousand hectares of fields and shrubland, the Israeli fire service has said. [Full Article...]

Trump blasts migration in Europe as causing 'culture' change

Trump blasts migration in Europe as causing 'culture' change At least 2,300 of these youngsters have been separated from their parents since April, when President Donald Trump's administration launched its "zero tolerance" immigration policy . Agents did not allow reporters to interview detainees or take photos. At one point a Border Patrol agent can be heard making a joke in Spanish about the detained children, saying, "Well, we have an orchestra he... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump pushes for merit-based immigration system

Donald Trump pushes for merit-based immigration system Under the previous administration, such families were usually referred for civil deportation proceedings, not requiring separation. Almost 2,000 children were sent to mass detention centers or foster care from mid-April to the end of May, according to government officials. [Full Article...]

Indonesian woman found dead inside belly of giant python

Indonesian woman found dead inside belly of giant python Villagers of Muna island in Southeast Sulawesi province of Indonesia were left in shock after a 7-metre-long python swallowed a woman, Wa Tiba (54). Tiba had been concerned about wild boars, not so much snakes, as she walked through her cornfield that night, the Jakarta Post reported. [Full Article...]

'Israeli' Airstrikes Hit East Syria Military Site, Scores Killed

'Israeli' Airstrikes Hit East Syria Military Site, Scores Killed A USA official told CNN on Monday that an airstrike close to the Iraq-Syria border on Sunday was Israel's handiwork, and not a United States coalition attempt to strike ISIS. The nationalities of the remaining six fighters were not immediately known, he said. There are Iraqi, Iranian, Lebanese and even Afghan fighters stationed in the area. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Blames Democrats For His Border Baby Snatch Policy

Donald Trump Blames Democrats For His Border Baby Snatch Policy The Trump administration has said it's simply enforcing a law to prosecute adults that come into the USA illegally and that children can not be housed with adults while they are going through the criminal process. A new Quinnipiac poll shows 66 percent of Americans oppose Trump's family separation strategy. "Instead of criticizing those of us who uphold our oaths by enforcing the laws Congress d... [Full Article...]

Two injured after woman goes on rampage in supermarket with boxcutter

Two injured after woman goes on rampage in supermarket with boxcutter She has been taken into custody and is being checked for terrorist links. The customer was taken to hospital a non life-threatening chest injury while the cashier suffered a minor eye injury. The law enforcers have been searching her home, checking whether she had links to Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) or other radical groups. More than 240 people have been killed in jihadist attacks since... [Full Article...]

Former Cambodian PM Ranariddh Hurt in Car Crash, Wife Killed

Former Cambodian PM Ranariddh Hurt in Car Crash, Wife Killed The hospital in Phnom Penh where Ranariddh was treated declined to comment on the prince's medical condition. "But his condition is stable, he is conscious and can speak normally", Yim said. Cambodia's King Norodom Sihamoni is Ranariddh's half-brother. Relations between Ranariddh and Prime Minister Hun Sen - who is looking to extend his 33-year-grip on power - had always been fraught but the... [Full Article...]

Sessions: harsh migrant policy aims to end 'lawlessness'

Sessions announced the "zero tolerance" policy earlier this year, saying the Justice Department would begin prosecuting more illegal border crossers and separating families at the border while parents await prosecutions. In a guest column for the Washington Post Sunday, Mrs. "It is immoral. And it breaks my heart", she wrote. She added, "These images are eerily reminiscent of the Japanese Americ... [Full Article...]

Strong Quake Rattles Japan's Osaka, Causes No Major Damage

Strong Quake Rattles Japan's Osaka, Causes No Major Damage The magnitude 6.1 natural disaster struck the city of Osaka and the surrounding area Monday about 8 a.m. local time. The morning commute was disrupted, as dozens of domestic flights in and out of Osaka were grounded, while train and subway service in the Osaka area including the bullet train were suspended to check for damage. [Full Article...]

Pentagon says it's 'suspended all planning' for military exercise with South Korea

Pentagon says it's 'suspended all planning' for military exercise with South Korea The athletes from the Koreas will march under a neutral Korean peninsula flag and under the "Korea" name, the statement said. The South's defense ministry denied it made such a request, Yonhap said. Spending data for previous military exercises in Korea and elsewhere, however, suggest that the cost of a single exercise would be in the low or perhaps tens of millions of dollars in a USA milit... [Full Article...]


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