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by | July 20, 2019 | 03:54

Officials in ME thought a 77-year-old man who'd previously served time for murdering his wife and assaulting several different women was too old to be unsafe. Flick, the New York Times reports, offered to buy her sons nutritious meals. He bought two knives, two days prior to the murder, and when he saw there was nobody around, he plunged the knife into her back as her two children watched on helplessly.

by | July 20, 2019 | 03:34

The marchers on Wednesday chanted and held signs saying "I Can't Breathe", a reference to Garner's dying words, as they marched past federal courthouses. He repeatedly gasped, "I can't breathe", but the brutality continued, and he died shortly afterwards. A quarter of the victims, like Garner, are African-American, but an even greater number are white.

by | July 20, 2019 | 02:54

Lucas Fowler , who is the son of NSW Police Chief Inspector Stephen Fowler, and Chynna Deese were found dead on the side of the Alaska Highway on Monday in the province of British Columbia . "Our thoughts are with them at this hard time". While Fowler was Australian, police say Deese was from the United States. Investigators have not said how the pair died, but have classified it as a double homicide.

by | July 20, 2019 | 02:24

A potentially deadly combination of heat , humidity and stagnant, polluted air has engulfed more than half of the Lower 48 states, with air temperatures climbing toward the century mark everywhere from the Plains to the Midwest, Mississippi River Valley, and eastward to the heavily populated Washington to Boston corridor.

by | July 20, 2019 | 00:39

Boeing said it is booking a $4.9 billion charge to cover possible compensation to airlines that have canceled thousands of flights since the aircraft was grounded after two deadly accidents. "In general, we are happy to have some details". Hot Water This is just the latest bad news Boeing, following reports that whistleblowers's attempts to alert investors to safety flaws in the Max 737 were ignored, and after consumer advocate Ralph Nader wrote the SEC to call for Boeing's board to include ...

by | July 20, 2019 | 00:02

New York City's fire department says it reached an unwanted milestone this week with the 200th death of a firefighter from an illness linked to 9/11. "We will never forget them". Nolan is survived by his wife and three children and was described by Engine Company 79 as a "wonderful and extremely popular firehouse personality".

by | July 19, 2019 | 23:57

D'Souza and another suspect, Placido Carvalho, who worked at a nearby beach shack, were arrested along with a third man who was questioned over supplying drugs. On Friday, prosecutor Ejaz Khan sought a maximum sentence that would serve as a deterrence to other criminals. Advocate Shailendra Bhobe representing D'Souza argued before the double bench comprising Justices R D Dhanuka and Prithviraj K Chavan , that D'Souza deserves a chance at reformation because he is the only earning member of ...

by | July 19, 2019 | 23:10

It did not identify which Iranian officials participated. The Grace One supertanker, carrying 2.1 million barrels of oil, was intercepted by British Royal Marines and Gibraltar's police as it transited through waters claimed by Gibraltar, which is located on Spain's southern tip.

by | July 19, 2019 | 22:39

Several TV news helicopters, including those belonging to Philadelphia's WPVI-TV and NBC'S channel 10, that were circling the building captured the man climbing down the side of the building, Fox News reported. Firefighters flooded the trash chute to quench the blaze, and some people were treated for smoke inhalation and heat exhaustion. "We went to those apartments to check on those residents".

by | July 19, 2019 | 22:10

He gave authorities to the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency. "Almost 1.24 billion cubic feet a day of natural gas production is also closed", the outlet said . This storm is likely to pass through the metropolitan area of almost 1.3 million people and then push itself to the inland. But by Sunday, National Guard members were still laying down sand-filled barriers in a bid to contain flooding after "severely high water" overtopped levees in the ...

by | July 19, 2019 | 20:54

Ms Omar is one of the first two Muslim women ever elected to the USA congress, which is an important part of the government. While Trump continues to stand by the racist tweets that first started the controversy, he attempted to distance himself from the chant of "send her back" that broke out at his political rally in North Carolina on Wednesday.

by | July 19, 2019 | 19:18

The US Commerce Department then immediately added Huawei and 70 affiliates to its so-called Entity List, which bans them from buying parts and components from US companies without US government approval. Huawei has repeatedly denied that it was being used by the Chinese government to spy on other countries. Also, the US' decision to keep Huawei on the Entity List until the conclusion of the Sino-US trade negotiations will lead to considerable uncertainty.

by | July 19, 2019 | 18:27

One witness told Reuters that an attacker entered the restaurant and started shooting before he fled in a vehicle that was waiting for him outside. India condemned the terrorist attack in the Iraqi city of Erbil. The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), which now leads the regional government, enjoys good political and trade relations with Turkey. Ankara , which regularly conducts airstrikes in the region, has been conducting Operation Claw - a ground offensive with special forces and bombing ...

by | July 19, 2019 | 17:40

Meanwhile, a father whose five family members, including three children, died when a Boeing 737 Max jet crashed in Ethiopia in March, accused the company of "utter prejudice and disrespect" and warned there would be more deaths unless action is taken, The Guardian reported.

by | July 19, 2019 | 16:34

According to local media, the natural disaster was particularly felt in the centre of Athens. The fire department rescued over a dozen people trapped in elevators in the capital, state broadcaster ERT said. The most powerful quake to hit the Greek capital in the last 20 years came in 1999, when a temblor of magnitude 6.0 caused extensive damage and killed more than 140 people.

by | July 19, 2019 | 16:12

Between the summer break, the arrival of the new [European] Commission and the new British government, it is simply impossible to negotiate anything before October 31. He added that he would resign if the next PM pushed a no-deal Brexit. These rebels - who could include May herself - will have little to lose from defying Johnson's orders and might feel few reservations about doing so, given how often he has rebelled over Brexit.

by | July 19, 2019 | 14:44

In a statement, the Argentine government of Mauricio Macri said that " Hezbollah continues to represent a current threat to security and the integrity of the economic and financial order" of the country. With its 300,000-strong Jewish community - second only to the USA in the Americas - Argentina is the only country in Latin America to have suffered such an anti-Semitic attack.

by | July 19, 2019 | 14:41

More than 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys were killed after Bosnian Serb forces attacked Srebrenica in July 1995, despite the presence of Dutch troops tasked with acting as worldwide peacekeepers. The original verdict in 2014 ruled that Dutch soldiers should have known the men would be murdered by Bosnian Serb troops if they were forced to leave the base.

by | July 19, 2019 | 13:26

The seizure comes as tensions mount between the United States and Iran over the unravelling nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. Earlier today Iran admitted to illegally capturing a foreign ship carrying twelve crew members. Iranian foreign minister appears open to talks with the United States about Tehran's ballistic missile program, but says the USA must first stop selling arms to the Middle East; Trey Yingst reports.

by | July 19, 2019 | 11:40

Guzman , the 62-year-old former co-leader of Mexico's mighty Sinaloa drug cartel , was convicted in February in U.S. federal court on a spate of charges, including smuggling hundreds of tons of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana into the United States.