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by | August 08, 2018 | 11:21

A line of storms developed Monday afternoon in parts of Nebraska and Kansas which moved east into northwest Missouri. Very strong wind gusts can damage buildings, down trees and blow large vehicles off the road. Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

by | August 08, 2018 | 10:53

But it held off on a final $16 billion as a result of concerns raised by United States companies. It'll begin collecting a 25 percent tariff on another 16 billion dollars of products starting August 23rd. The worry is that the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war, rising corporate bankruptcies, and a steep decline in the value of the yuan versus the dollar could put a significant dent on the economy.

by | August 08, 2018 | 09:58

The family were later found, questioned and allowed to travel on. The airport warned passengers that flight disruptions can be expected as a result of the alert and people were advised to check the status of their flight. The carrier has booked 2,000 hotel rooms for the night to accommodate affected passengers, it said. Germany's Frankfurt Airport reopened after a partial evacuation on Tuesday (Aug 7) caused by a French family being mistakenly waved through security despite a positive ...

by | August 08, 2018 | 07:31

Gates' testimony was part of the prosecution's effort to prove that Manafort was responsible for financial maneuverings that he and other witnesses have testified include filing false tax returns and failing to report foreign bank accounts.

by | August 08, 2018 | 07:22

The Washington Post describes Aziz Asbar as a research director at Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Center, and intelligence officials have drawn a line between that center and Syria's chemical weapons program, though Asbar's work was on missiles, not chemical weapons.

by | August 08, 2018 | 06:42

Najib set up 1MDB when he took power in 2009, but it accumulated billions in debts. Dr Mahathir said the Malaysian government believes the vessel, valued at US$250 million (RM1.02 billion), belongs to the country "because the vessel has been bought with Malaysian money stolen by certain parties".

by | August 08, 2018 | 06:24

Republicans also had contested primaries for secretary of state and insurance commissioner. Democrats need to win 23 seats to take back control of the House, and that path doesn't even run specifically through districts like Ohio's 12th. The two races will garner the most national attention on a day when four states hold primary elections: Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington. A Balderson victory would buoy Republicans concerned about how Trump might be playing in political ...

by | August 08, 2018 | 05:45

Similarly, the ECP has also withheld the result of one NA and two Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly constituencies of Nowshera from where former KP chief minister Pervez Khattak has won. He said there could be a serious constitutional crisis if a sizeable number of legislators were not able to take the oath and participate in the elections of the speakers, deputy speakers, prime minister and the provincial chief ministers.

by | August 08, 2018 | 05:25

We usually think of great whites being a quintessentially Aussie shark, but this chap was filmed off the coast of Massachusetts, US. "It dove right out of the water", seconds after the shark nearly took a bite out of Skomal. The researcher stands at a platform at the end of a boat with a GoPro attached to a long pole. A biologist attempting to observe a great white shark ended up getting a little too close for comfort.

by | August 08, 2018 | 05:10

But he described the burka as "ridiculous" and "weird" and said women wearing them looked like letter-boxes or bank robbers. Britain's Conservative Party Chairman Brandon Lewis said on Tuesday he had asked former foreign secretary Boris Johnson to apologize for disparaging comments he made about Muslim women wearing burqas.

by | August 08, 2018 | 04:54

Following a criminal probe that even seasoned investigators said pushed them to the emotional limit, the regional court in Freiburg sentenced the boy's mother, Berrin Taha, to 12 and a half years in prison. The abuse was filmed. Several men, believed to be pedophile "clients" of the couple, have also been prosecuted in connection with the case. Six other offenders have been handed lengthy prison sentences as part of the case.

by | August 08, 2018 | 03:43

Police closed off a number of roads in Borgo Panigale, an area on the city's outskirts, causing serious delays to those travelling to the nearby airport, which remained open. Firefighters and ambulances headed to the scene. Italian police say at least 70 people have been injured and a bridge has partially collapsed. Police said: "Due to an accident on the highway, an explosion occurred resulting in a fire at Via Marco Emilio Lepido".

by | August 08, 2018 | 03:42

The presidency in a statement said the obstruction of lawmakers was without its consent. Recall that Prof Osinbajo on Tuesday ordered the sack of the Director General, Department of State Service (DSS ) Lawal Daura with immediate effect, following the unauthorized invasion of the premises of the National Assembly.

by | August 08, 2018 | 03:07

She did not immediately return a phone call Monday night to clear up the discrepancy. Large-sized hail killed several zoo animals in Colorado on August 6 while also injuring 14 people, according to officials. In addition to the five people who were taken to the hospital, many more guests and staff members suffered minor injuries, Koche said. The storm also knocked out power to almost 2,000 customers and washed debris onto U.S.

by | August 08, 2018 | 02:26

FOX News reports that the woman immediately reported the incident to the Federal Bureau of Investigation when they questioned her about Mollie's disappearance, but the information wasn't shared with the public by authorities. "It's Brooklyn . You don't lock your doors", he said. Previous reports indicated Mollie's red work shirt might have been missing, leading some to theorize she was taken in the morning not at night.

by | August 08, 2018 | 00:57

A group of pro-government students attacked the student protestors with sticks, rods, stones, and pistols, said the report. For those unversed, two students of Dhaka's Shaheed Ramiz Uddin Cantonment College were killed when a speeding bus ploughed through a crowd on July 29.

by | August 08, 2018 | 00:37

Another major fire, Ferguson, has left two dead and forced the closure of part of the Yosemite national park, and is now only 38 percent contained. Officials from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire) and the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho, stressed that wild-land blazes are battled primarily by crews hacking away at dry brush with hand tools and bulldozers, not with water.

by | August 08, 2018 | 00:37

In the meantime, Karunanidhi's wife and Alagiri's mother Dayalu Ammal, accompanied by her son and grandsons, was driven to the hospital from their Gopalapuram residence. Politicians from across the spectrum paid their respect to the leader, who served as Tamil Nadu's five separate terms and never lost an election. A doyen of our public life, as a contributor to the development of Tamil Nadu and of India he has few peers.

by | August 08, 2018 | 00:37

Manafort and Gates were the first two people indicted in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into potential ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign . Instead, he glanced up at his former protege periodically but mostly stared intently at documents displayed for the jury on a screen in front of him.

by | August 08, 2018 | 00:36

Canadian authorities said they are " seriously concerned " about Saudi Arabia's freeze of new trade between the countries. Saudi Arabia has blasted what it calls Canadian interference in its domestic affairs after a tweet on Sunday from the official Global Affairs Canada Twitter account saying there were "grave concerns" over the recent arrests of activists and calling for their "immediate release".