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China Has Opened The World's Longest Glass Bridge

Only 800 people are allowed on the structure at a time, the news agency added. Following an alarming glass bridge cracking incident at the Yuntai mountain in northern Henan in 2015, authorities in Zhangjiajie were eager to demonstrate the safety of the structure.

Airstrike Hits Hospital in Yemen, Kills 11

This is the aftermath of an air strike on a hospital facility run by medical aid group MSF in northern Yemen. The Abs attack is the fourth on an MSF facility in under a year, and the deadliest thus far. "Even with the recent United Nations resolution calling for an end to attacks on medical facilities and with the high level declarations of commitment to global humanitarian law, nothing seems to be done to make parties involved in the conflict in Yemen respect medical staff and patients", she ...

American wrestler Helen Maroulis wins historic Olympic gold

Her compatriot Kaori Icho had achieved the feat yesterday by winning the women's 58kg title. "But I just wish someone would've challenged them to just think about the bigger picture and really what the sport provides for you, and that's mental toughness, fortitude, overcoming obstacles", she said of that time.

Spectacular Perseid meteor shower to spark night sky tonight

This year, forecasters also predicted a Perseid outburst , a meteor shower with more meteors than usual. This year, the proximity of Jupiter's gravity will cause the comet's debris stream to come closer to earth. According to NASA , the rate could be double this year. The ideal time for stargazers to look up is Thursday night, just after your local midnight (early Friday morning), though the previous or following nights will likely work as well.

Trump's immigration plan raises many unanswered questions

Trump's unprecedented call in December 2015 "for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on" is still listed on his campaign website, and he has yet to personally denounce the controversial proposal.

Kennedy pitches Royals past Tigers 3-1; Cabrera hurt

In simulations we tracked the batter for each team that was most productive based his average hits, walks and RBI per simulation. "They didn't have a chance to get the runner at the plate". It's been a steady trickle of injuries throughout the month, starting with two injuries to the rotation, adding a center fielder, and now potentially three members of the starting infield.

Third French burqini ban after clashes in Corsica

The decision was made at a special council session held yesterday to assess the situation after the beach brawl the day before in which five people were injured and several cars burned. French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve pledged a full investigation "to shed light on these intolerable deeds and to arrest those responsible".

South African sentenced to 10 years for newborn kidnapping

Her kidnapper, now 52, raised her as her own. South African media reported Monday that Judge John Hlophe in Cape Town announced the sentence. The baby, who was named Zephany by her birth parents, was snatched from the hospital where she was born.

Canadian terror suspect has 'links' to British teenager behind Anzac Day plot

A Canadian terror suspect detonated a bomb in the back seat of a taxi as police closed in on Wednesday, authorities say . A tip from American authorities Wednesday is what led to the takedown of a Canadian ISIS supporter who planned a suicide-bombing-type attack in a public area the same day, police say.

$10K reward offered in imam slaying as families seek answers

The officers inside the auto were conducting surveillance - after receiving a tip the vehicle he was driving was spotted speeding from the murder scene Saturday, CBS2's Magdalena Doris reported. "It remains critical that we work to bridge the divides that threaten to undermine the greatness of our city and country", he said in a statement Sunday.

Clinton releases tax return, asks Trump to do the same

Trump had told The Associated Press in May that he would not release his returns before the November 8 elections. "Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine continue to set the standard for financial transparency as she releases her 2015 personal tax return and builds on the Clintons' tradition of making their returns public since 1977 and Kaine releases 10 years of his returns", Hillary for America communications director Jennifer Palmieri said in a news release.

Two killed in terror attack in Assam

At a high-level meeting with top police officials at his Assam Assembly chamber this morning, the Chief Minister directed the police brass to ensure peace and tranquillity in the State. Tinsukia district is a stronghold of anti talk ULFA militants and in past on several occasions the outfit has attacked the area. The injured were shifted to Assam Medical College Hospital in neighbouring Dibrugarh district.

Olympic officer who was shot after wrong turn into slum dies

The Greatest of All Time, they call this man, even before these Olympics started. BRONZE BOXER: Nico Hernandez's chance for a gold medal ended Friday when he lost to Uzbekistan's Hasanboy Dusmatov. In that same time, he added a shiny gold to Singapore's modest medal tally. And to be the man to hand Phelps his first defeat after five finals at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.

Turkey submitting request to US for Gulen's arrest

Gulen has repeatedly denied involvement in the coup attempt and rejected Turkish arrest warrants issued for him. Hakan Sukur went on trial in absentia in June for insulting President Erdogan on social media and the decision by prosecutors to seek his arrest is not seen as a surprise because of his support for the US -based preacher.

Zika in Puerto Rico now a health emergency

Three new non-travel related cases of the Zika virus have been accounted for in Miami-Dade County. This new case brings the 2016 MS total of Zika cases to 15: Chickasaw (1), De Soto (1), Harrison (1), Hinds (1), Lafayette (1), Madison (2), Neshoba (1), Noxubee (1), Oktibbeha (2), Panola (2) and Rankin (2).

Hillary Clinton's Protectionist Promises Would Do Serious Economic Damage

The White House took an important procedural step toward putting the Trans-Pacific Partnership before Congress, one day after Hillary Clinton made clear that she would oppose congressional approval of the trade pact during a lame duck session.

NATO concerned by Russia, Ukraine tensions

The UN Security Council was to discuss the growing tensions later on Thursday at the request of Ukraine, a non-permanent council member. Within hours, Poroshenko ordered the Ukrainian army to go on combat alert not only on the de-factor border with Crimea but also along the line of contact in eastern Ukraine, where both sides were supposed to have withdrawn heavy weaponry but have been sporadically using them, according to global monitors.

Bombing in Thai seaside resort town kills 1

Hua Hin, a high-end resort town south of Bangkok, is a popular destination for both local and foreign tourists. A Thai female food vendor whose cart was located in front of a bar was killed, according to Srisopacharoenrat. Thai authorities have accused two Uighur men from western China of the bombing. According to BBC reporter Jonathan Head, twin bombings are regular occurences in Thailand's three southern-most provinces where an armed insurgency has been ongoing for the past 12 years, ...

Russia's Putin meets top brass to discuss security in Crimea

Two Russian officers were killed. "Certainly, we won't ignore such things". "This is a very unsafe game". Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Ukrainian forces of a criminal incursion into Crimea, the peninsula which is home to Russian Black Sea fleet and was annexed by Russia in early 2014.

Heavy fighting as Afghan Taliban edge closer to Helmand capital

Majority are coming to Lashkar Gah. There is a shortage of food and clean water. "The view we still have is that overall Lashkar Gah is not about to fall", Cleveland told the AP. The ongoing struggle in Helmand highlights the challenges that lie ahead for Afghanistan, regardless of the outcome in Lashkar Gah in the coming days and weeks.