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Gunfire heard on broadcast of Del Mar race

Gunfire heard on broadcast of Del Mar race The unidentified man was taken to a nearby hospital by ambulance, but his condition was not known. A video of the shooting that was posted on Twitter records the sounds of several shots being fired before a man falls to the ground. Though the shooting is not visible, the person filming can he heard saying, "He shot him, he shot him", and concertgoers scatter away from the gunshots. [Full Article...]

President Uhuru leaves for China-Africa summit

President Uhuru leaves for China-Africa summit Xi said that the plan, which Beijing has pledged US$126 billion for, would help provide more resources and facilities for Africa and would expand shared markets. "Inadequate infrastructure is believed to be the biggest bottleneck to Africa's development", he added. Costantinos, also professor of public policy at the Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia, further lauded the initiative for its targ... [Full Article...]

Fire at Brazil National Museum engulfs 200-year-old building

Fire at Brazil National Museum engulfs 200-year-old building Many Brazilians are posting under the hashtag, #lutopelomuseunacional (mourning for the national museum) to express their sadness and outrage regarding the major incident. But he added that some of the museum's pieces had been spared. The National Museum, which is linked to the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro , has suffered from funding cuts, forcing it to close some of its spaces to the p... [Full Article...]

Myanmar judge jails Reuters journalists for 7 years

Myanmar judge jails Reuters journalists for 7 years Adler said in a statement carried by the news agency. "Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo should be allowed to return to their families and continue their work as journalists". He has mostly declined to comment throughout the proceedings, saying the courts were independent and the case would be conducted according to the law. [Full Article...]

Terrorism not ruled out in Amsterdam double stabbing incident

Terrorism not ruled out in Amsterdam double stabbing incident The Netherlands has been considered a target since attacks by Islamist radicals in France, Belgium, Britain and Germany, and because it supports US -led military operations against the Islamic State terror group in the Middle East. But amid a number of scares and reports that people linked to some of the attacks may have crossed briefly into the country, concerned top Dutch security and intellig... [Full Article...]

Saudi-led coalition admits 'mistakes' in deadly Yemen bus strike

Saudi-led coalition admits 'mistakes' in deadly Yemen bus strike The Saudis' statement-which insists the coalition carried out last month's strike because it believed the school bus was full of Houthi rebels-comes amid growing worldwide outrage over what one human rights advocate called their " reckless disregard for human life " in Yemen . [Full Article...]

Brazil electoral court bars Lula from presidential race

Brazil electoral court bars Lula from presidential race Da Sila who is a former Trade Union Leader as well as a former President is now serving a 12-year prison sentence for accepting a luxury seaside apartment as a bribe from a construction firm. Serving as president from 2003 to 2011, Lula presided over a surge in economic growth and major social programmes that left him with an 87% approval rating on leaving office. [Full Article...]

Pentagon to cancel $300m in Pakistan aid over armed groups

Pentagon to cancel $300m in Pakistan aid over armed groups The U.S. military says it has made a final decision to cancel $300 million United States in aid to Pakistan that had been suspended over Islamabad's perceived failure to take decisive action against militants, in a new blow to deteriorating ties. [Full Article...]

Aussie Instagram influencer Sinead McNamara dies in Greece

According to local media, Mr Bailleres left the yacht, which was anchored off the island of Kefalonia , on Tuesday - leaving Ms McNamara alone with the crew. As The Daily Telegraph reports , family members speaking to press late on Friday said they believed McNamara's death was likely a boating accident. [Full Article...]

Beijing set to pledge further billions to Africa despite lending fears

Beijing set to pledge further billions to Africa despite lending fears Mnangagwa is expected to hold bilateral talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping after the FOCAC summit which is now ongoing. China's growing clout in Africa is also drawing criticism that more African countries are getting caught in a Chinese debt trap. [Full Article...]

Lavrov: After the murder Zakharchenko on the "Normandy" meeting of the question

Lavrov: After the murder Zakharchenko on the A restaurant close to the residence of Alexander Zakharchenko , the head of the self-proclamed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), was rocked by an explosion earlier on Friday. Infighting soon ensued within the separatists' leadership. Zakharchenko headed the self-proclaimed republic since November 2014 when a crisis broke out in Ukraine following a coup d'état that ousted Ukrainian President Vikt... [Full Article...]

Manafort-Linked Republican Lobbyist Reaches Plea Deal Over Ukraine Work

Manafort-Linked Republican Lobbyist Reaches Plea Deal Over Ukraine Work Samuel Patten, 47, pleaded guilty in a federal court in Washington to violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) by lobbying for the Ukrainian Opposition Bloc between 2014 and 2018 without disclosing the work to the USA government. [Full Article...]

Trump says 'no political necessity' to keep Canada in NAFTA

Trump notified Congress on Friday that he plans to sign an agreement in 90 days with Mexico to replace Nafta and hopes Canada can brought on board, too. "We know that a win-win-win agreement is within reach". The withdrawal process would require Trump to give Mexico and Canada 6 months' notice of his intent to leave the pact. [Full Article...]

Suu Kyi should resign over Myanmar crackdown: UN rights chief

Suu Kyi should resign over Myanmar crackdown: UN rights chief Suu Kyi presently holds the post of Myanmar's state counsel (prime minister). "Marzuki said the Rohingya are still in a continuing situation of severe systemic and institutionalized oppression from birth to death". The U.N. mission found Myanmar's armed forces had forced more than 700,000 Rohingya to flee starting in late August 2017. The Myanmar military began its crackdown after Rohingya milit... [Full Article...]

Bobi Wine arrives in the US, promises account of events in detention

Bobi Wine arrives in the US, promises account of events in detention In a telephone interview, Mr Emilian Kayima, police spokesperson said he will issue a statement to the effect. "By denying him access to medical treatment, do they need him disabled for life?" "He was in the company of his wife, Barbie and brother Daks Sentamu". [Full Article...]

Trump ready to slap tariffs on US$200 billion of China imports

Trump ready to slap tariffs on US$200 billion of China imports Such an escalation of the trade conflict could shave as much as 0.3 percentage point off China's output growth next year. Global markets had started the week on a high, fueled by hopes for a new Canada-US-Mexico trade pact and easing Brexit fears. [Full Article...]

Imran Khan set to change Pakistan - Editorial One

Imran Khan set to change Pakistan - Editorial One She said the proposal, which is a "model for conflict resolution", would be presented before the Cabinet and also Prime Minister Khan . Mazari, who is considered a hardliner on India and has worked on defence and strategic issues for a long time, also said that they will discuss the issue with other stakeholders. [Full Article...]

Amsterdam stabbing: Victims are Americans, says US ambassador to Netherlands

Amsterdam stabbing: Victims are Americans, says US ambassador to Netherlands Police shot the suspect following the stabbing. The exact charges he could face have not been released. The victims were seriously injured but are not in critical condition, the Amsterdam mayor's office said. The Dutch capital's government said in a statement issued Saturday that investigators reached that conclusion based on the suspect's first statements to police. [Full Article...]

John McCain farewell service: Obama, Bush among mourners

John McCain farewell service: Obama, Bush among mourners Bush , who defeated McCain for the Republican Party nomination in 2000, underscored McCain's courage, honesty and sense of honour. Blitzer first called McCain "a great American and a great patriot". "Its a politics that pretends to be fearless and tough but in fact is born in fear". But for all of our differences, for all the times we sparred, I never tried to hide - and I think John came ... [Full Article...]

President Trump may return to Evansville later this year

President Trump may return to Evansville later this year Additionally, he ordered White House flags to fly at full staff on Monday, even though it's custom for flags to fly at half staff after the deaths of notable senators until their funerals. This email will be delivered to your inbox once a day in the morning. President Donald Trump has handled every aspect of the passing of Sen. Later Monday, the President announced he had signed a proclama... [Full Article...]


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