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by | July 07, 2019 | 21:41

A 6.9 magnitude quake struck off the northeastern coast of Indonesia's Sulawesi island late on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning for eight cities near the epicentre. Earthquakes tend to happen when those plates scrape or subside underneath each other, and when that happens at sea it can spawn tsunamis. A strong magnitude 6.9 quake struck off Indonesia on Sunday (July 7), triggering a tsunami warning.

by | July 07, 2019 | 21:35

Under the plea deal, the NY billionaire served only 13 months in a Florida jail while accused of molesting more than 100 underage girls-some of them just 14 years old. Epstein is connected with several prominent people including politicians, actors and academics. He now lives on Little Saint James island in the U.S.

by | July 07, 2019 | 21:02

While it is unprecedented for the mercury to hit 90 degrees in coastal Anchorage, temperatures as high as 100 degrees have been recorded in Alaska's interior. city officials are worrying about air quality and forecasters expect temperatures to rival those in Miami", according to the Times . Children play with inflatable flamingos and other creatures at Goose Lake, July 5, 2019, in Anchorage, Alaska.

by | July 07, 2019 | 20:26

Incumbent Alexis Tsipras of the Syriza party is on one side - a 44-year-old radical leftist who stormed to power in 2015 vowing to tear up the austerity rule book only to relent weeks later. While Mitsotakis was quick to the scene to console survivors, Tsipras was out of the public eye for several days. Greece was dependent for survival until last summer on global bailouts, and had to impose deep reforms, including massive spending cuts and tax hikes, to qualify for the rescue loans.

by | July 07, 2019 | 19:27

CNN said it could not independently access the Facebook group, which has about 1,000 members, or verify how many members were connected to CBP. Top officials in the agency overseeing border security condemned a secret Facebook group for current and former Border Patrol agents that featured jokes about migrant deaths, obscene images of Hispanic lawmakers and threats to members of Congress as the lawmakers themselves on Tuesday amplified their criticism of the agency.

by | July 07, 2019 | 17:39

The leaked messages are especially ill-timed for the U.K.as it seeks to lock down a post-Brexit trade deal with the US, if it leaves the European Union. Differences between the United States and the UK on climate change, media freedoms and the death penalty might come to the fore as the countries seek to improve trading relations after Brexit, the memos showed.

by | July 07, 2019 | 16:39

It was not immediately clear what caused the explosion. Al Jazeera's Sinem Koseoglu, reporting from Istanbul , said the victims, who were inside the vehicle when it exploded, were believed to be Syrian. In May, Turkey sentenced the man behind the bombing on the country's border with Syria to life in prison. Damascus denied any involvement. Reyhanli, in Hatay province, is the closest Turkish town to a busy border crossing with Syria.

by | July 07, 2019 | 16:28

This image made from video shows a flash mob grabbing merchandise from a North Face store in Wisconsin this week. "It really is a matter of a number of people coming in, overwhelming a staff of employees", Smetana said. A maroon Dodge Magnum and a maroon Pontiac Grand Prix had IN license plates. Police are still searching for the suspects - who they say are possibly connected to another outlet mall case nearby - and released pictures of the men on July 4.

by | July 07, 2019 | 15:44

Gardai were called to the Elderwood Park apartment complex on the Boreenmanna Road in the earlier hours of Friday morning. The girl was taken by paramedics to Cork University Hospital (CUH) where she is said to be critically ill. "Gardaí are continuing to investigate this matter and there is no further information at this time", a garda spokeswoman said. Investigators at Anglesea Street Station have set up an incident room, and officers went door-to-door in the flats yesterday.

by | July 07, 2019 | 15:24

Blue Bell Creameries has also called the woman's act a "malicious act of food tampering". Lufkin Police Department spokeswoman Jessica Pebsworth told Yahoo that the woman in the video had been identified as a minor from San Antonio , so her name can not be made public at this time, and the case would be turned over to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.

by | July 07, 2019 | 14:57

It is thought it may be linked to a row over interest rates, which the government is trying to keep down. However, the official decree gave no official reason for the change. One said that Mr Erdogan and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak had privately demanded Mr Cetinkaya's resignation, but he had refused, citing the central bank's independence.

by | July 07, 2019 | 13:14

Earlier in the day, the BBC broadcaster reported that the United Kingdom government, headed by then-Prime Minister Theresa May had tried to prevent Johnson from having access to sensitive intelligence information. Others like suggested the BBC it used to be a "aggregate of all people's faults", citing nervousness over Mr Johnson's lack of discipline and hostility between him and Theresa Might simply.

by | July 07, 2019 | 12:40

The two sides agreed to postpone the establishment of a legislative council . Also agreed upon were the formation of an independent government and the launch of a transparent, independent investigation into violent events in recent weeks. Opposition medics said more than 100 people were killed in the June 3 dispersal and subsequent violence. On Thursday hundreds of students from several schools in three towns - Madani, Gadaref and Sinnar - staged spontaneous protests chanting "civilian ...

by | July 07, 2019 | 11:51

Biden suggested he supports allowing Americans to buy in to Medicare instead of going all the way to Medicare for All, which he slammed as disruptive and costly despite studies showing it would save the US trillions of dollars in overall healthcare spending.

by | July 07, 2019 | 11:14

The president said "foreign leaders love her" and that her performance at the G-20 was "amazing". The president defended his daughter, who serves as a White House adviser, after many questioned her prominence during the trip to Osaka. Asked whether he was "grooming" her for higher office, Trump quickly replied: "I'm not grooming her for office". Mr Macron office has admitted they "didn't anticipate the reaction" to the video they released.

by | July 07, 2019 | 11:11

Suhail Shaheen, the spokesman for the Taliban's office in Qatar, said they were pleased with the discussions so far. "For the first time, I can say we have had substantive discussions, negotiations, and progress on all four issues". About 20,000 foreign troops, majority American, are in Afghanistan as part of a US -led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission to train, assist and advise Afghan forces.

by | July 07, 2019 | 10:04

He stood by this point by saying he has seen foreign politicians speak about how other countries have to "go it alone", which Biden interpreted as "we can't count on the United States". The former vice president is leading the pack of more than 20 Democratic presidential hopefuls. The latest back-and-forth began Friday when Biden told CNN in an interview that Trump is "the bully that used to make fun when I was a kid that I stutter, and I'd smack him in the mouth".

by | July 07, 2019 | 08:55

But it denies that he was wearing a niqab to disguise himself, which witnesses had claimed. France - home to many Tunisians - was the first country to ban a full face veil in 2011 with a number of other countries following suit, including Denmark a year ago.

by | July 07, 2019 | 08:28

President of National Cryptocurrency Association of Venezuela affirms that the decision, although bold, is taken with the right intention of bringing the economy back on track. A new round of Norway-mediated talks expected for this week was called off after Acosta's death. That report , by United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, was criticized by the government for its " selective " focus on " alleged extrajudicial killings by security forces " and deviated significantly ...

by | July 07, 2019 | 08:23

President Donald Trump on Thursday dug his heels in to include a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census despite a Supreme Court ruling to block it. "If the president of the United States were to issue an executive order, supported by his full Article II powers, directing that the citizenship question be included in the 2020 census, I believe the Supreme Court would affirm the constitutional power of the president to include the citizenship question in the census", former ...