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by | September 05, 2018 | 17:33

The Americans reported unusual high-pitched sounds outside their Havana homes and hotels in 2016 and 2017, followed by severe headaches, nausea, fatigue, dizziness and hearing loss. The US recalled more than half its staff from the recently established embassy and accused Havana of failing to protect American personnel. In June 2018, the State Department announced that eerily similar incidents had happened in China .

by | September 05, 2018 | 17:36

Thousands of far-right protesters have started marching through a city in eastern Germany where a German man was killed nearly a week ago and two migrants face charges in the slaying. Some protesters paraded with large portraits of victims of attacks perpetrated, they claimed, by asylum seekers, while others brandished banners reading "Chemnitz is neither grey nor brown" and "The heart rather than hate".

by | September 05, 2018 | 15:29

The renewed Russian bombardment significantly raises the stakes for talks between Turkey, Iran and Russia set to take place on Friday, which are aimed at finding an alternative to a large-scale offensive. "There is indeed intense humanitarian and political diplomacy now surrounding Idlib", said Jan Egeland, de Mistura's humanitarian adviser. Peskov said numerous "terrorists" are holed up in the country's last rebel stronghold, leading to a "general destabilisation of the situation".

by | September 05, 2018 | 09:22

He had concealed the explosive device in a suitcase he was carrying, the source added. The man was thrown to the ground by security forces as the fire was extinguished, the witness said. The area around the embassy has for decades been heavily policed, with concrete barriers blocking traffic. Hours after the incident, the embassy tweeted that it was open for business again.

by | September 05, 2018 | 08:57

For his part, Johnson, who has seen his popularity soar among Tory grassroots members resigning in protest at the prime minister's proposal for Brexit , has denied plotting with Crosby to derail negotiations with Brussels and seize Downing Street.

by | September 05, 2018 | 07:28

The school and its principal soon faced a backlash online, with many calling the dance absolutely inappropriate for children at that age. A kindergarten principal in China trying to liven up a formal back-to-school ceremony with a racy pole dancer was sacked after angry parents lit up social media with complaints.

by | September 05, 2018 | 07:25

Now a Taliban affiliate, it is blamed for some of the most shocking and brutal attacks across Afghanistan since the U.S. invasion of 2001. He had not been heard from for several years and reports of his death were widespread in 2015. The group attacked the embassy again in 2009, killing 17 people. In its statement, the Taliban said Haqqani was one of the great figures of the movement that kept it united through the years.

by | September 05, 2018 | 05:13

Lindsey Graham of SC told reporters recently. Sessions fired back against Trump's repeated criticism for the first time last month. "Only prosecute Democrats, '" Leahy said. He was also under investigation by congressional ethics officials. Collins suspended his bid for re-election after his indictment, while Hunter has indicated he has no plans to end his run.

by | September 05, 2018 | 05:00

Weather forecaster Ryuta Kurora described the typhoon as "very strong", adding: "This is (the strongest) since 1993". In Osaka, the Universal Studios Japan theme park and US Consulate were both closed. "I urge the Japanese people to take action to protect your lives, including preparing and evacuating early", he said. At least two people are dead following the typhoon which slammed into western Japan.

by | September 05, 2018 | 04:10

Chief of Staff Kelly repeatedly calls Mr Trump an "idiot" and said that "it's pointless to try to convince him of anything". The book describes a National Security Council meeting on January 19 in which Trump questioned the necessity of the USA military presence in South Korea, along with the early warning system to detect a North Korean missile and even the need to spend resources in the region at all.

by | September 05, 2018 | 04:03

Social media users quickly mocked the shop owner's attempt to get away with selling old fish with a series of hilarious memes that went viral. In the video, the hand of the woman wearing plastic gloves was inspecting the fish. "Well this certainly looks fishy . I hope they go to court and are found gill-ty". Authorities in Kuwait have shut down a market. Social media users praised the ingenuity of the fish sellers, saying the punishment should be minimal in light of the plan's cleverness.

by | September 05, 2018 | 04:00

TV visuals from the area showed the collapsed section resting on the road, with at least nine vehicles, including a mini bus, and several two-wheelers still on it. The bridge collapse hit Circular Railway services and local train services in Budge Budge-Sealdah line inconveniencing a large number of commuters, an Eastern Railway spokesman said here.

by | September 04, 2018 | 08:26

The strike, on Saturday, August 25, was in the eastern area of Nangarhar province and killed Abu Sayed Orakzai, according to a statement from U.S. forces in Afghanistan. He took over the role from Army Gen. John Nicholson. The U.S. military did not confirm the senior terrorist leader was targeted in the operation until Sunday.

by | September 04, 2018 | 07:36

The path of the typhoon appeared to cover the western Chugoku region, where record rainfall in July unleashed flooding and landslides, killing around 220 people in Japan's worst weather-related disaster in decades. ANA Holdings said it was cancelling 247 domestic and 8 global flights, while Japan Airlines pulled 176 domestic flights. USJ Co., the operator of Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, also announced it be closed all Tuesday because of the storm.

by | September 04, 2018 | 04:52

Investigators are never supposed to take into account the political affiliations of the people they investigate. He went on to say that "the Democrats, none of whom voted for Jeff Sessions , must love him now", before going on to make the ultimate insult in Trump speak - a comparison to former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey .

by | September 04, 2018 | 04:05

At least 39 people, including civilians, have been killed in the fighting and almost 100 others wounded. The U.N. -backed government in Tripoli has declared a state of emergency, while the U.N. The country is now governed by rival authorities in Tripoli and the east, but each authority is backed by armed militias. Libya slid into chaos after the 2011 uprising that overthrew and killed longtime ruler Muammar Gaddafi .

by | September 04, 2018 | 01:58

Duterte's own government has acknowledged 5,000 deaths and 50,000 arrests in his war on the drug trade; human rights groups put the figures far higher, and say most of those dead are the urban poor. "We assign great importance to this visit, which symbolises the strong, warm ties between our two peoples as well as the enormous potential for developing and strengthening the relations", Israel's foreign ministry said in a statement.

by | September 04, 2018 | 00:17

The footage was released on Friday by the Texas Department of Public Safety . The resulting chase hit speeds near 100 miles per hour on several occasions and included the woman swerving into oncoming traffic lanes. The incident happened June 15 along Highway 90 near Lackland Air Force Base. After almost dropping the baby, the woman then jumps into the front seat of a passing vehicle, which police said she attempted to carjack.

by | September 03, 2018 | 23:07

The twenty-year-old who is from Port Macquarie in Northern New South Wales, talks about her love for adventure, travelling and camping on her social media accounts. The twenty-year-old was born and raised in Port Macquarie in Northern New South Wales but often shared her travel adventures to other countries with her almost 14 thousands followers on Instagram .

by | September 03, 2018 | 22:25

Several people were rescued by nearby boaters, the Mohave County Sheriff's Office said. Anita Mortensen, a spokeswoman for the Mohave County Sheriff's Office, says none of the boaters were wearing life vests when the collision occurred. A person with serious injuries was airlifted to University Medical Center in Las Vegas for treatment, officials said. The water ranged in depth from very shallow to 30 feet, he said.