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by | August 13, 2019 | 17:02

The United States has been seeking to assemble an global coalition to "guarantee freedom of navigation" in the Gulf citing attacks on tankers in the strait where about 20 percent of the world's oil trade passes through. Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Thursday said that "Operation Sentinel" would "increase insecurity" in the region, and that Israel's involvement would have "disastrous consequences".

by | August 13, 2019 | 12:46

Officials are in the process of determining whether the body is Nora's. "However it sadly seems likely", The Lucie Blackman Trust (LBT) said in a statement on Tuesday. The teenager who has some learning disabilities had arrived with her family in Malaysia on Aug 3 for a two-week vacation. He said the body was found at 1.57 pm.

by | August 13, 2019 | 12:14

Owners aren't paid for weapons if the amnesty provision is invoked, per NPR . RESIDENTS of New Zealand have returned more than 10,000 firearms to the government in less than a month as part of a buyback program put into effect after the Christchurch mosque massacre, The Guardian reported.

by | August 13, 2019 | 10:57

The 15-year-old was born with holoprosencephaly, a disorder which affects brain development, meaning that her communication is limited and she struggles with co-ordination. Those with any information are urged to call the police hotline at 011-1228 5058 or email ops@lbtrust.org . Quoirin's family arrived August 3 for a two-week stay at the Dusun, a small resort located in a durian orchard next to a forest reserve 63 kilometers south of Kuala Lumpur.

by | August 13, 2019 | 10:37

The man is seen standing on a auto at one point. The alleged knifeman was stopped by members of the public. He praised those who had intervened in the "extremely risky and hostile" situation, saying their actions had helped capture the man.

by | August 13, 2019 | 10:36

A woman was badly injured when she was crushed between two cars in a possible road-rage attack in central London. Eyewitness reports said that he did not attempt to free the woman. Anyone with information about the incident can contact police on 101 and quote CAD 6953/11Aug. Police are investigating whether the 4×4 was driven at the woman deliberately.

by | August 13, 2019 | 09:51

The airport authority also advised the public to avoid trips to the airport, citing traffic congestion and full parking lots. Calls for a mass protest at the airport came after police and demonstrators fought pitched battles on the streets across several districts of the city on Sunday.

by | August 13, 2019 | 05:25

Storms will begin in western IL and southeast Iowa and initially pose a tornado threat. Monday is going to be another hot day, with a severe threat during the evening and late night. A year after a summer storm flooded roads, collapsed roofs on the North Shore, derailed a train, and stranded cars throughout Greater Boston, the weekend's pleasant weather is expected to extend into the workweek.

by | August 13, 2019 | 05:10

A woman, Elaine Harris, is reported to have also been taken out of the fire and sent to hospital. Santone said the children who died were between 8 months to roughly 8 years old. Still, the day care received a full fire inspection on December 28, 2018, and was found to be in compliance. But a January 3, 2019, inspection note on that listing highlighted "ashes and cigarette or cigar butts" in "a child care space, play space or food preparation area".

by | August 13, 2019 | 04:09

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams expressed outrage at the circumstances surrounding Epstein's death, stating during the annual Dominican Day Parade in Manhattan that "something is really troubling about that, c and I think it needs to be investigated extremely and very thoroughly to make sure there wasn't any foul play".

by | August 13, 2019 | 03:22

Argentina's embattled peso plunged another 20pc and stocks dropped 10pc after polls suggested former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner may return to power, this time as running mate of leading candidate Alberto Fernandez. Argentina's main political parties have already chosen their presidential nominees, allowing the primary to serve as the first concrete measure of voter sentiment after opinion polls showed a narrow margin between Macri and Fernandez.

by | August 13, 2019 | 02:56

Increasingly violent protests have plunged Hong Kong into its most serious crisis in decades and presented a serious challenge to Beijing. Hong Kong International Airport said the local airport authority is working with airlines to reschedule flights from 6 a.m.

by | August 13, 2019 | 02:29

They include the complete withdrawal of a now-suspended extradition bill, which would allow suspects in Hong Kong to be sent to mainland China for trial. The Kentucky Republican's comments came as Trump administration officials called on protesters and Chinese authorities to avoid violence, but also as some analysts called on the U.S.to show more solidarity with the demonstrators - even as Beijing accuses Washington and others of stoking unrest in Hong Kong.

by | August 13, 2019 | 01:43

Authorities in the United Kingdom have warned people online against mocking the hairstyle of a wanted convicted drug dealer or they could face their own criminal charges. Gwent Police also commented, "if you say something about someone which is grossly offensive or is of an indecent, obscene or menacing character, then you could be investigated by the police".

by | August 13, 2019 | 01:39

The British leader has said he will lead the U.K.to leave the European Union even without a "divorce bill" by the late fall deadline. While the details of any deal, and how quickly it can be reached, will be worked out by USA trade representative Robert Lighthizer and Truss, this visit will include some exploration of options such as wrapping key sectors like finance into bilateral agreements that can be reached more quickly.

by | August 13, 2019 | 01:17

Every year monsoon rains hammer Myanmar and other countries across Southeast Asia, submerging homes, displacing residents and triggering landslides. "I dragged a woman and two children from a vehicle but I could not reach two other people, so I had to leave them", the 30-year-old said. "There are some casualties at nearby villages.

by | August 13, 2019 | 01:07

The community of Gillam had become the centre of the massive search for the two young men. It was not clear exactly when the men died. A burnt-out vehicle belonging to one of their alleged victims, Leonard Dyck, was found near Gillam on 23 July.

by | August 12, 2019 | 23:24

Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and other administration officials contend the changes improve efficiency of oversight , while protecting rare species. The revised rules will also prohibit designation of critical habitat for species threatened by climate change, the impacts of which tend to be felt in the future, the Center for Biological Diversity said.

by | August 12, 2019 | 22:41

The 24-year-old Betts opened fire in a popular entertainment district , killing his sister and eight others. Betts had driven to the Oregon District where he carried out the mass shooting with his best friend Charles "Chace" Beard, 24, and Megan.

by | August 12, 2019 | 19:50

The Trump administration has introduced a new "public charge" rule to cut down on legal immigrants who are unlikely to support themselves without government welfare. "If this rule goes into effect, hardworking families would try to make ends meet with less-hurting children-for no other reason than to advance this administration's anti-immigrant agenda", the letter said.