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Death toll from Sierra Leone floods passes 400: Red Cross

The government has warned Freetown residents to evacuate a mountainside where a large crack has opened. Sam Gibson, the mayor of Freetown, has called on the public to steer clear of risky locations and flood-prone areas. " The appeal will allow us to scale-up and sustain our operations ", said Mr Sy. Also, now that the Confederate monuments have been removed, what do we do with them next? Jalloh and her surviving family members are among them.

North Korea tensions show signs of winding down

But afterwards, according to KCNA , he chose to postpone the operation to "watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees" and not to go ahead unless the U.S. The top US military officer says the United States wants to peacefully resolve a deepening standoff with North Korea but is also ready to use the " full range " of its military capabilities in case of provocation.

President Donald Trump Blasts Republican Senators Over Charlottesville Criticism

The fallout from Trump's response also led to the disbanding of his CEO advisory panels on Wednesday as a growing number of chief executives from some of the nation's largest companies resigned in protest against the president's response. Abraham Lincoln, the U.S. president who freed the slaves and defeated the southern confederacy in the 1861-1865 civil war, is a prominent Republican and one of the most revered figures in U.S.

Customary India-China border meet on I-Day unlikely

The minister, speaking on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the issue, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government had no choice but to act to stop the Chinese road activity in the region because it had come too close for comfort.

United States wants India, China to have direct dialogue on their issues

Six to seven army vehicles of PLA troops arrived in at Pangong lake in Ladakh. A day after Indian and Chinese troops clashed along the northern bank of Pangong Lake in Ladakh, a flag meeting was requested by the Chinese side, sources said on Wednesday.

Calgary included on 2026 FIFA World Cup host city long list

The United Bid Committee of the United States , Mexico and Canada began its outreach for cities to declare interest to serve as a host city by sending Requests for Information to 44 cities throughout the continent. Each city is asked to declare its interest to take part in the bidding process by September 5. Morocco is the only other nation that has declared its intention to submit a 2026 bid.

Korea, US military chiefs to meet amid NK missile threats

In the meetings with South Korean president Moon Jae-in and other top officials Monday, Dunford "conveyed America's readiness to use the full range of military capabilities to defend our allies and the USA homeland", said US military spokesman Capt.

Nepal floods: Death toll touches 66, 35 missing

Dozens of Maldivian students have been affected by the flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Nepal which have left more than 30 people dead in the past 24 hours. Thirty-five people have been also missing since Friday. The Nepali government said that it has intensified the rescue and relief efforts by mobilizing 26,700 human resources, seven helicopters of Nepal Army, six helicopters of the private sector, motor boats and rubber boats.

McMaster dodges question about whether he can work with Bannon

Bannon was previously executive chairman of Breitbart , and the right-wing website has published a series of stories attacking McMaster in recent weeks. In his first televised appearance since he was ousted from his White House post , Scaramucci told This Week host George Stephanopoulos that - were he still Trump's communications director - he would not have written the fiercely criticized statement Trump gave on Saturday, shortly after the auto attack that killed a 32-year-old woman ...

Trump 'to call for China IP trade probe tomorrow'

There is no deadline for deciding if any investigation is necessary. They were not authorized to publicly discuss the private call and spoke on condition of anonymity. "Most Americans feel that China is stealing our intellectual property". Trump's call with Xi and his potential plans to open the broad trade investigation come against the backdrop of rising tensions over North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

Snapchat adds 7m users but loses revenue

Finally, Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. bought a new stake in shares of Snap during the second quarter valued at about $137,000. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. Stifel Nicolaus cut their target price on shares of Snap from $27.00 to $24.00 and set a "hold" rating for the company in a report on Thursday, May 11th.

TN CM Edappadi Palanisamy sacks TTV Dinakaran from AIADMK

On Thursday, Palaniswami sacked party general secretary TTV Dinakaran in a move seen as purging the influence of his jailed aunt Sasikala from the party. A meeting presided over by Palaniswami (in picture) said Dhinakaran's appointment was against party rules. "Therefore, Dinakaran's announcements also invalid".

Sharif reaches Rawalpindi on 1st day of roadshow via GT Road

Pakistan's ruling party may field ousted premier Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom or his daughter Maryam from the seat that fell vacant after he was disqualified from holding office, a senior party leader said yesterday. Mr. Sharif is accompanied by hundreds of his supporters. Shehbaz also defended the rally and said it was the fundamental right of every political party to stay in touch with the people.

Hours after Lahore truck bomb, Pakistan kills four Taliban men

The injured were being treated at Mayo Hospital and Mian Munshi Hospital. Lahore , the capital of Pakistan , has witnessed several terror attacks in recent months. The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has appealed to Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif to take immediate notice of the miseries of pharmaceutical sector and order resolution of their issues on priority basis, a statement said on Tuesday.

Cedars-Sinai Ranks No. 11 in National List of Best Hospitals

News. In a news release late Monday night, Mayo Clinic CEO Dr. John Noseworthy said, "Mayo Clinic is consistently top ranked nationwide more often than any other hospital because of the thousands of people here who shared a vision". News chief of health analysis. Thirteen specialties at The Johns Hopkins Hospital are now among the top 10 in the nation. That was down from eight last year and nine two years ago.

Russia Denounces Tightening of US Sanctions and Long-Term Damage

The U.S. has yet to decide on what retaliatory steps it would take, Tillerson said , only that those steps would be taken by September 1. On August 2, US President Donald Trump signed into law the "Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act" that effectively imposes new sanctions against North Korea , Iran and Russian Federation.

Tropical Storm Franklin roars to life, threatens Mexico

It becomes a hurricane when its sustained winds are 74 miles per hour. Heavy rainfall and flash flooding is possible across the Yucatan and parts of Belize. On the forecast track, the center of Franklin will pass well north of Honduras Monday and then approach the east coast of the Yucatan peninsula by late afternoon.

Australians to vote on legalizing same-sex marriage

Forster on Monday noted to the Blade that marriage rights for same-sex couples have "broad community support and would do nothing more than bring us into line with the USA, U.K., New Zealand, Canada, Ireland and other countries" in which "same-sex marriage is legal and has had absolutely no detrimental impact".

Trump Backer Kayleigh McEnany Leaves CNN to Become RNC Spokeswoman

She's a Harvard Law graduate who frequently defended Trump in her appearances on CNN during the 2016 election, including a particularly heated exchange with Charles Blow of the New York Times . My hunch is that it's a byproduct of Trump's complaints about "fake news". A background behind her says DonaldTrump.com and Trump Pence. " Trump is truly a post-partisan president".

Israeli minister asks for closure of Al Jazeera's offices in Jerusalem

No timetable for the measures was given. The decision comes in wake of the recent statement by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , wherein he had said that Al Jazeera was inciting violence and promoting terrorism. According to an article on Al-Jazeera, Rami Khouri from the American University in Beirut, said the plan was "very typical of regimes" in the region.