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Powerful quake injures at least 20 in northern Japan

Powerful quake injures at least 20 in northern Japan At least two people were reported killed - and dozens missing - when a major quake struck northern Japan early Thursday. In the town of Atsuma, a massive landslide occurred on the side of a mountain, crushing houses at lower grounds. The epicenter of the quake was about 16 miles from the Hokkaido's main airport in the city of Chitose - about 70 miles south of Sapporo. It registered a strong 6 on... [Full Article...]

Atif Mian asked to step down from Economic Advisory Council

Atif Mian asked to step down from Economic Advisory Council The appointment of Dr Mian of Princeton University (Department of Member Economics and Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy) to the 18-member EAC set up to advise the government on economic policy was opposed by some individuals and groups, including Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), who objected to his Ahmadi faith . [Full Article...]

Five people found dead in Australian city of Perth

Five people found dead in Australian city of Perth Police have blocked off the road near the home on Coode Street in Bedford. "This is a tragic event and it will no doubt have an impact not only the family and friends of the deceased but for the whole of the community, those first repsonders who are faced with attending a scene with multiple deceased people", Steele said. [Full Article...]

Israel Closes Embassy in Paraguay After South American Nation Reverses Jerusalem Move

Israel Closes Embassy in Paraguay After South American Nation Reverses Jerusalem Move Paraguay's foreign minister called Israel's reaction "disproportionate", while President Abdo defended his decision as part of an effort to support "broad, lasting and just peace" among Israelis and Palestinians. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has instructed its government to open an embassy in Asuncion, Maliki said in a written statement, according to Palestinian news agency WAFA. [Full Article...]

Egypt: Court sentences 75 people to death in connection with 2013 protests

Egypt: Court sentences 75 people to death in connection with 2013 protests The sentencing was part of a trial for 739 defendants who were arrested for participating in a month-long sit-in in Cairo to protest Morsi's ouster. The court confirmed 75 people's death sentences and life imprisonment for 47 others, including Islamic leaders. A total of 374 people were sentenced to 15 years and 215 to five years. [Full Article...]

Wet weekend ahead with Flash Flood Watch in effect for central Indiana

Wet weekend ahead with Flash Flood Watch in effect for central Indiana The storm could dump up to 30 mm of rain on the region and surrounding areas Sunday and Monday. "You're just not going to be able to get away from it". Expect heavy rain and storms to ramp up with some stronger storms on the table Sunday afternoon, especially in eastern Kentucky. The current forecast has Gordon dumping from 4 to 5 inches across Columbus "from the entirety of the storm", with... [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson and Marina Wheeler to divorce after 25 years' marriage

Boris Johnson and Marina Wheeler to divorce after 25 years' marriage According to the BBC , the couple announced their separation today, saying they were in the process of divorcing. "We will not be commenting further", it added. He's rarely out of the headlines, especially since resigning from Theresa May's cabinet, but do Britons really want to see Boris Johnson leading the Government? The Uxbridge MP, who sparked controversy when he said women who wear bu... [Full Article...]

Britain to brief United Nations council on charges against Russian spies

Britain to brief United Nations council on charges against Russian spies The prosecutors said that the U.K.is not asking Moscow to extradite the men because Russian law forbids extradition of the country's citizens. Security minister Ben Wallace said Mr Putin bore ultimate responsibility for the action of his intelligence agents. [Full Article...]

Trump to supporters: It'll be 'your fault' if he gets impeached

Trump to supporters: It'll be 'your fault' if he gets impeached Donald Trump traveled to Billings, Montana, on Thursday (September 6), where he delivered a message to his followers - if he's impeached "it's your fault". He engaged in a mock conversation, playing both the role of supporter and defender, during one portion of the rally. Trump continued, "But I say how do you impeach somebody who is doing a great job, hasn't done anything wrong". [Full Article...]

The 25th Amendment to the Constitution

The 25th Amendment to the Constitution Trump's more misguided impulses until he is out of office". President Trump excoriated as " gutless " an anonymous senior administration official who wrote an opinion column in The New York Times on Wednesday saying that numerous president's advisers are deliberately conspiring in a resistance within the government to thwart the president's agenda and save the nation from "his worst incli... [Full Article...]

NJ church says it will cooperate with probe

NJ church says it will cooperate with probe Instead, Underwood's office said it is teaming up with district attorneys to investigate any punishable criminal offenses. NY and New Jersey launched new investigations into the Roman Catholic Church's handling of clergy sex abuse allegations Thursday as the number of similar inquiries around the country continues to grow. [Full Article...]

Cincinnati woman shot 12 times at bank expected to survive

Cincinnati woman shot 12 times at bank expected to survive Gardner also said Austin, who is married to his brother Waller Austin, has two breaks in one arm. "This is abnormal. No other industrialized country has this level of active multiple shootings on a regular basis", Mayor John Cranley said in a news conference. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing Day 4

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing Day 4 The hearing closed Friday (Sept. 7) with testimony from witnesses both in support of and in opposition to Kavanaugh. The 53-year-old appellate judge stuck to a well-rehearsed script throughout his testimony, providing only glimpses of his judicial stances while avoiding any serious mistakes that might jeopardize his confirmation. [Full Article...]

Sessions should investigate NYT op-ed

Sessions should investigate NYT op-ed On Twitter , Trump has called the author "gutless" and called for the Times to turn over their contact "for National Security purposes ". Trump even implied he has looked into legal action on author and longtime journalist Bob Woodward , who is set to publish a new book that paints a negative portrait of the Trump presidency. [Full Article...]

#PlaidShirtGuy from Trump rally steps forward

#PlaidShirtGuy from Trump rally steps forward He quickly became immortalized on the internet as " Plaid Shirt Guy " after he was spotted visibly reacting to the president's words just behind his right shoulder. "I would of made those faces if anyone were to say that to me". Linfesty said he and his friends were asked to wear the red hats with Trump's campaign slogan "Make America Great Again". [Full Article...]

What’s next: Supreme Court says decriminalising gay sex is the first step

What’s next: Supreme Court says decriminalising gay sex is the first step Almost five years ago, the same court had ruled that gay sex was illegal. The most immediate effect of the Supreme Court's ruling is that section 377 of the Indian Penal Code - a colonial era law - will no longer criminalize consensual same sex relations in private. [Full Article...]

Russia, Turkey, Iran fail to agree on ceasefire for Syria’s Idlib

Russia, Turkey, Iran fail to agree on ceasefire for Syria’s Idlib It's an operation that many warn will cause major bloodshed among a vulnerable population of 3 million people. "We hope that we will be able to reach an agreement and that our call for reconciliation in the Idlib area will be heard", the Russian president said. [Full Article...]

Moon: Kim willing to accept "stronger measures" on denuclearization

Moon: Kim willing to accept They first met in the border village of Panmunjom on April 27, then again on May 26. North Korea , on the other hand, insists that Japan must "settle the past", or compensate for the suffering of the Korean people under Japan's 1910-1945 colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula, before the two countries settle the abduction issue. [Full Article...]

PM Imran Khan Will Address the Nation at 6:15pm Today

PM Imran Khan Will Address the Nation at 6:15pm Today Warning of the rapid depletion in Pakistan's water resources, the cricketer-turned-politician said the country would face drought-like conditions by 2025 if immediate steps were not taken. He said role of security forces and intelligence agencies in making the country safer against all threats was unparalleled. "The government will bring meritocracy and transparency in all sectors by following t... [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh hearing protests continue as Capitol Police charge 69 demonstrators Thursday

Kavanaugh hearing protests continue as Capitol Police charge 69 demonstrators Thursday The January 2002 email, from Kavanaugh's service in the Bush White House, centered on a discussion within the administration in the wake of the 9/11 attack by Islamic jihadists about how to handle the sensitive issue of whether or not "race" or national origin should be a factor in identifying national security threats. [Full Article...]


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