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by | July 22, 2019 | 15:41

Power is not expected to restored until Tuesday for some after several thousand lines and wires are believed to have been taken out. Jackson-essentially based entirely Patrons Energy said roughly 220,000 customers overall had been affected.

by | July 22, 2019 | 14:45

Foreign Office spokeswoman Felicity Probert confirmed that British Airways "took this decision themselves" and declined to explain what prompted the travel advice update. Adams apologised to Masri for the fact that Egyptian authorities had not been notified, the ministry said. In a statement, the British Foreign Office said that approximately 415,000 Britons visited Egypt in 2018, and noted that most visits are trouble-free.

by | July 22, 2019 | 13:57

A day before a planned general strike and street demonstrations in the bankrupt US territory, Ricardo Rossello , 40, said he respected the wishes of Puerto Ricans and would not seek a second term in November 2020 elections. Puerto Rico's nonvoting representative to the U.S. Congress, as well as Democratic presidential candidates and some Republican lawmakers, have demanded he step down over the leaked messages.

by | July 22, 2019 | 13:40

The release Sunday of an audio recording has shed new light on the seizure of a British-flagged tanker at the hands of Iran's Revolutionary Guard as tensions flare in the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Iran has repeatedly threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz if it can not export its oil because of the sanctions but can not legally do so as part of the waterway is in Oman's territorial waters.

by | July 22, 2019 | 13:11

Becca Hill , 24, of Paignton, Devon in England is hoping four-year-old Gizmo will be found alive. I seem to recall that seagulls are a lot bigger in the United Kingdom than they are in Australia , which might explain how this kind of thing could occur, though a spokesperson for the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds told Devon Live: "This must be extremely upsetting for the dog's owner".

by | July 22, 2019 | 12:56

But Israel's High Court dismissed the case despite the land being under the administration of the Palestinian Authority. The Palestine Liberation Organisation issued a statement accusing the Israeli court of aiming "to set a precedent to enable the Israeli occupying forces to demolish numerous Palestinian buildings located in close proximity" to the barrier.

by | July 22, 2019 | 11:59

He said the sentences on the accused have been passed, and some of them will be executed for "fasad-fel-arz" - a title for capital crimes in the Islamic Republic described as spreading corruption on Earth or spreading corruption that threatens social and political well-being.

by | July 22, 2019 | 11:10

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc will keep a solid majority in parliament's upper house in Sunday's election and has a shot, together with allies, at keeping the two-thirds majority needed to keep his dream of revising the pacifist constitution alive, an NHK exit poll showed.

by | July 22, 2019 | 10:12

The exit polls only showed results for the half of seats assigned by party lists. Zelensky's next move is to form a coalition with which he can govern. The rock star smiled and gave the thumbs-up as he cast his ballot, saying: "I voted for the future, I voted for new politics". "It is the first time I am voting for someone because I like them, not because I have to choose the lesser evil", she told AFP.

by | July 22, 2019 | 07:45

The diplomat was one of at least two people shot dead on Wednesday when a gunman opened fire in a restaurant where Turkish diplomats were dining. Other air strikes Thursday night targeted "PKK bases and members" in the Makhmur area south of Iraq's northern city of Mosul, wounding two in a displacement camp, local sources told AFP.

by | July 22, 2019 | 07:42

Britain has denounced Iran's Friday seizure of the oil tanker as a "hostile act", rejecting Tehran's explanation that it had seized the vessel because it had been involved in an accident . Tensions in the Gulf have escalated since May this year, when the USA boosted its military presence in the region in response to "indications of a credible threat by Iranian regime forces".

by | July 22, 2019 | 07:28

The force has appealed for witnesses and released CCTV images of two people they want to speak to. Reports that gas had been released "on board a train carriage at Oxford Circus station" on the morning of Saturday, July 20th were received at 9:13 a.m., according to an official statement from the British Transport Police (BTP).

by | July 21, 2019 | 23:28

Rescue teams were searching for the missing people, Xinhua quoted an official of local authorities. The death toll from a huge factory blast in China's Yima city on Saturday rose to 10 while19 others were seriously injured, according to a media report.

by | July 21, 2019 | 22:33

The actions of the Venezuelan plane were " jeopardizing " to the United States aircraft and its crew, Southern Command said, claiming it was at an " unsafe distance ." . He said the flight also endangered commercial flights from Venezuela's main airport. In a statement, the government said this was the 76th time this year that there had been "this type of incident" with US military aircraft.

by | July 21, 2019 | 22:07

More than 80 House Democrats have called for starting an impeachment inquiry into the President - the first step in a lengthy process, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Mr Nadler have so far resisted the pressure to open an inquiry. While the report did not find sufficient evidence to establish charges of criminal conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation to swing the election, it said Trump could not be cleared of trying to obstruct the investigation .

by | July 21, 2019 | 21:38

Magistrate Michael Price made an order for her to be assessed in hospital before her next court appearance, which could be as soon as Monday. A police officer stands outside the St Clair home. "This is up there with one of the most significant, most horrific scenes police have had to face", he told reporters. Detective Superintendent Brett McFadden said the woman was fatally injured after "an argument that became violent".

by | July 21, 2019 | 20:25

On Thursday, Omar called Trump " fascist " and said she was "not deterred" and "not frightened". Once again, President Donald Trump is going on the offensive against Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar , and Ayanna Pressley .

by | July 21, 2019 | 19:30

On Friday, Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs criticized China's survey vessel the Haiyang Dizhi 8, and its escort ships, for entering its waters in "recent days", although it did not give exact dates. "The United States firmly opposes coercion and intimidation by any claimant to assert its territorial or maritime claims", it said. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in March this year that China, by blocking development in the South China Sea through coercive measures, was preventing ...

by | July 21, 2019 | 18:55

Later, German carrier Lufthansa also said it was suspending flights to Cairo from Munich and Frankfurt just for Saturday without giving any reason. When asked for more details about why flights had been suspended and what security arrangements the airline was reviewing, a spokeswoman for the airline responded: "We never discuss matters of security".

by | July 21, 2019 | 17:44

However, in order to get that picture; you allow the FaceApp to have power over your pictures and names for any goal that it wishes for as long as it desires. It alleged that the app's creators are harvesting metadata from their photos. After its users expressed outrage, branding the terms "scary" and threatening to delete their accounts, Snapchat said in a blog post that its new terms indeed granted the company "broad licence" to user content, but that is "common to services like ours".