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Global Media Powerful quake rocks Indonesia's Lombok, Bali islands
Author: 0 Powerful quake rocks Indonesia's Lombok, Bali islands

A man walks past debris which fell from a signboard outside the Santika hotel following a strong natural disaster in Mataram, Lombok island, Indonesia August 5, 2018 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. "The lamp was shaking, and people were shouting 'Get out.' I ran out into the dark because the power cut off ". A POWERFUL quake which ripped through Lombok in Indonesia, killing at least 142 people , was caused by the same tectonic movement that led to the eruption of Bali's Mount ...

Global Media Mueller request signals Gates may still be cooperating
Author: 0 Mueller request signals Gates may still be cooperating

Prosecutors called Morgan Magionos, an Federal Bureau of Investigation forensic accountant, as the next witness to testify . Manafort, 69, faces tax evasion and bank fraud charges, as he is accused of hiding a "significant percentage" of income earned from his lobbyist work in Ukraine from the IRS.

Global Media Great White Shark Caught Breaching Off Wellfleet
Author: 0 Great White Shark Caught Breaching Off Wellfleet

The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy , which posted the footage on its Facebook page , is actively involved in researching great whites, filling the large gaps in our knowledge about the species which is listed as vulnerable to extinction on the Red List of endangered creatures.

Global Media Boris Johnson told by Tory chair to apologise for burka comments
Author: 0 Boris Johnson told by Tory chair to apologise for burka comments

In the article, Mr Johnson said full-face veils should not be banned but looked "ridiculous". A source close to the former foreign secretary told Sky News it was ridiculous his views were being attacked. She said: "This idea the man should be run out of town is exactly the kind of authoritarian nonsense we must resist". In his Daily Telegraph column , Mr Johnson - who last month quit the government in protest at UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit policy - was commenting on the ...

Global Media Pence: Space Force military branch to be established by 2020
Author: 0 Pence: Space Force military branch to be established by 2020

Its creation however is not a done deal, as it needs to be approved by Congress, and the concept has met with some skepticism from lawmakers and defense officials who are wary of the cost and added bureaucracy. The president has articulated a compelling vision for a Space Force that protects the USA economy and way of life". Supporters at some recent campaign events have also broken out in "Space Force" chants at the mention of the concept.

Author: 0 Lombok hit by 5.9 magnitude tremor days after deadly quake

A 6.9 magnitude quake struck the island, a popular destination for foreign tourists, on Sunday evening, killing at least 131 local people and leaving about 150,000 homeless . 'She was trying to get out, but she got hit by a wall and fell down. A woman's body was recovered from the rubble of a collapsed mosque on Wednesday morning in Bangsal district in the north of the island.

Global Media Boris Johnson under fire for ‘hate’ burqa comments
Author: 0 Boris Johnson under fire for ‘hate’ burqa comments

Thanks @krishgm for stepping in before I tried to throw in some Latin to top it off'. 'Collateral damage in his wish to be PM are electors of Uxbridge (where he rarely ventures), Nazanin (whose life he endangered) and now Muslim Women (ever-more vulnerable to hate crime)'.

Global Media Gates says he helped Manafort hide payments
Author: 0 Gates says he helped Manafort hide payments

Gates ended three days of testimony earlier on Wednesday, the trial's seventh day, after admitting he lied, stole money and cheated on his wife, as lawyers for Manafort attacked his character. Gates testified that he had an extramarital affair a decade ago, and also that he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from Manafort. Before the final bang - or was it a whimper? - prosecutors had their own opportunity Wednesday morning to revisit with Gates exactly what he had done by way of ...

Author: 0 Lombok quake: Powerful tremors rock Indonesia days after 347 die

Thursday's quake could be felt on Bali, another popular Indonesian resort island west of Lombok. While exchanging messages on Facebook about the natural disaster, many Indonesian speakers used the word " selamat ", which has several meanings including "safe", "unhurt" or "congratulations" depending on the context.

Global Media Israel rejects European Union plan to link Gaza and West Bank
Author: 0 Israel rejects European Union plan to link Gaza and West Bank

Earlier on Wednesday, Hamas terrorists fired at an engineering vehicle near the northern Gaza Strip that was involved in the construction of a barrier along the security fence. A Hamas militant was also killed in one of the strikes, while at least 12 people in Gaza were reportedly injured, health officials said. The push for a long-term ceasefire agreement follows months of clashes between Israel and Hamas, marked by a surge in cross-border arson attacks, rocket fire, and violent clashes ...

Global Media Israel reveals 'impenetrable' sea barrier on Gaza coast
Author: 0 Israel reveals 'impenetrable' sea barrier on Gaza coast

Avigdor Lieberman's Twitter post came Sunday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly convened his Security Cabinet to discuss an Egyptian brokered cease-fire between Israel and Hamas. The Tel Aviv regime may agree to a limited ceasefire with Palestinian resistance groups in the besieged Gaza Strip, Israeli officials have hinted .

Global Media USA imposes new sanctions on Russian Federation over nerve agent poisoning
Author: 0 USA imposes new sanctions on Russian Federation over nerve agent poisoning

The 1991 Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act "requires the president to make a determination with respect to whether a country has used chemical or biological weapons in violation of worldwide law or has used lethal chemical or biological weapons against its own nationals, " the State Department said.

Global Media Suspected Russian spy found working in US embassy in Moscow
Author: 0 Suspected Russian spy found working in US embassy in Moscow

The woman was dismissed last summer after an investigation found she was regularly having unauthorized meetings with the FSB, the Russian intelligence agency. Members of Trump's national security team said that US intelligence officials are anxious Russian Federation and perhaps other foreign powers will look to interfere in November's midterm elections .

Global Media In Tehran meeting, Iranian President warns N. Korean FM about
Author: 0 In Tehran meeting, Iranian President warns N. Korean FM about "unreliable" US

The sanctions go back into place after Trump in July threatened Iranian President Hassan Rouhani . Despite not saying which consequences the USA will face in his latest statement , Iran had previously warned it could block the Strait of Hormuz, widely used by the regional states to export their oil and gas, as a comeback against the sanctions.

Global Media US Senator Rand Paul Invites Russian Lawmakers to Washington
Author: 0 US Senator Rand Paul Invites Russian Lawmakers to Washington

U.S. Senator Rand Paul asks a question during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington , DC on July 25, 2018. It was "opposition research", Trump said, not collusion. "They're not going to admit it in the same way we're not going to admit we were involved in the Ukrainian elections or the Russian elections", Paul said.

Author: 0 New U.S. Sanctions on Iran Impose Cost on Regime’s Hostile Behavior

He added that the sanctions are just one component of the Trump administration's strategy to combat the Iranian regime. "China's commercial cooperation with Iran is open and transparent, reasonable, fair and lawful, not violating any United Nations Security Council resolutions", it added.

Global Media Saudi Arabia withdrawing students from Canada
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia withdrawing students from Canada

Saudi Arabia's main state wheat buying agency told grains exporters it will no longer accept Canadian-origin grains in worldwide tenders, European traders said. Some analysts perceive the move as both a power play for the kingdom's young leader and a demonstration put on for the benefit of countries with stronger ties to Saudi Arabia than Canada.

Global Media Syrian scientist assassinated in vehicle bombing
Author: 0 Syrian scientist assassinated in vehicle bombing

A senior Syrian scientist involved in the Assad regime's chemical weapons programme has been assassinated in central Syria, reports claimed on Saturday night. It says Israel is suspected of carrying out the attack. Asbar headed the research centre in Hama's Masyaf, which was targeted in Israeli air strikes last month and in September previous year, the Britain-based Observatory said.

Global Media Twitter is not banning Alex Jones; Jack Dorsey explains why
Author: 0 Twitter is not banning Alex Jones; Jack Dorsey explains why

Facebook said Jones violated its hate speech policies, adding that the pages were taken down for "glorifying violence, which violates our graphic violence policy, and using dehumanizing language to describe people who are transgender, Muslims and immigrants, which violates our hate speech policies".

Global Media Christopher Collins indicted on insider trading charges
Author: 0 Christopher Collins indicted on insider trading charges

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of NY will hold a press conference at noon on Wednesday to announce the charges against Collins. His son allegedly both acted on the information and conveyed it to Stephen Zarsky, the father of his fiancee.

Global Media Indonesia quake deaths top 130, aid effort intensifies
Author: 0 Indonesia quake deaths top 130, aid effort intensifies

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for the country's National Disaster Mitigation Agency, told reporters Monday that most of those killed and injured were on the northern side of Lombok, which sustained massive damage. "Only this morning were we courageous enough to come down". Aid agency Oxfam said it was providing water and shelters to 5,000 survivors, but the needs were much greater.

Author: 0 Trevor Noah: Why Paul Manafort Must Be So Proud

But during cross-examination on Tuesday , the defense painted Gates as living a "secret life" in London and accused him of embezzling money from Manafort's foreign accounts at center of the trial to indulge in an extramarital affair in the United Kingdom.

Global Media Senior takes graduation photos with one of her ‘best friends’
Author: 0 Senior takes graduation photos with one of her ‘best friends’

Makenzie Noland, 21, marked the end of her undergraduate career at Texas A&M University with a series of snaps showing her getting up close and personal with the creature. She recently posted the photos with the caption: " Not your typical graduation picture ". In one photo, the daring undergraduate is shown putting her graduating class ring on the giant reptile's nose.

Author: 0 Trump administration moves ahead with new round of tariffs on Chinese imports

The Trump administration announced today that it would impose 25 per cent tariffs on imports of 279 items from China amounting to United States dollars 16 billion. Beijing has already threatened to retaliate against USA products in kind, warning Washington against " blackmailing and pressuring ". "Although this may for a moment bring preening with delight, it will make it hard to resolve economic imbalances or out of kilter politics and other deep-rooted problems".

Global Media Accused Parkland shooter says demon spoke to him
Author: 0 Accused Parkland shooter says demon spoke to him

In response, Cruz reportedly said to the detective, "I don't like the demon", over and over. Cruz cursed at himself and said he wanted to die. Why didn't he kill me? While authorities had previously said Cruz acknowledged that "he was the gunman who entered the school campus.

Global Media Baby boy dies after being found in river near Brooklyn Bridge
Author: 0 Baby boy dies after being found in river near Brooklyn Bridge

A man had jumped into the river to perform CPR on the baby. The two witnesses separately called 911 after it was reported that the baby was discovered in the waters off lower Manhattan at about 4 p.m. A medical examiner will determine cause of death, the AP reported. The baby's parents were not on scene. She said the baby was floating about 30 feet offshore.

Global Media OH 12th Congressional District Special Election Results
Author: 0 OH 12th Congressional District Special Election Results

On stage with Trump, Balderson called himself "someone who will fight for President Trump's economic agenda". In Kansas, Kris Kobach , a conservative leader in the movement to restrict illegal immigration and pass more restrictive voting laws, was running slightly ahead of Governor Jeff Colyer with about 30 percent of the votes counted for the Republican gubernatorial nomination.

Global Media German couple convicted of selling child on the darknet
Author: 0 German couple convicted of selling child on the darknet

Case psychiatrist, Hartmut Pleines, quoted by Spiegel news, said the mother's claim that she was in thrall to her partner when she committed the abuse, was false. The judges found that the unemployed couple had sexually assaulted the boy, now 10, numerous times and pimped him on the so-called darknet between May 2015 and August 2017.

Global Media Here’s why the DSS DG, Daura was sacked
Author: 0 Here’s why the DSS DG, Daura was sacked

Yemi Osinbajo , has sacked the Director General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura , with immediate effect. The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris is also in the closed-door meeting. The decision to fire the top intelligence chief is believed to be connected with a Tuesday morning blockade of the country's legislature - the National Assembly, NASS.

Global Media Rick Gates admits to committing crimes with Paul Manafort
Author: 0 Rick Gates admits to committing crimes with Paul Manafort

Rick Gates , described by witnesses as Manafort's "right-hand man", calmly related his criminal conduct as prosecutors looked to provide jurors with damning testimony from a co-conspirator they say carried out an elaborate offshore tax-evasion and fraud scheme on behalf of his former boss.

Global Media DMK Patriarch Karunanidhi, Dies At 94
Author: 0 DMK Patriarch Karunanidhi, Dies At 94

July 27, 1969: Elected as President of DMK, a post he held till the end. The 94-year-old five-time Tamil Nadu chief minister had been admitted to a hospital in Chennai on July 28. He kept his party going with a string of political agitations, through letters and appeals to his cadres in the party organ " Murasoli ", rarely going out of the headlines and projecting himself as the ultimate guardian of Tamil interests world-wide.

Global Media Alex Jones Booted From YouTube, Facebook, Spotify, Apple
Author: 0 Alex Jones Booted From YouTube, Facebook, Spotify, Apple

The company did not immediately respond to requests for comment. "This account has been terminated for violating YouTube's Community Guidelines ", a notice on Jones's YouTube channel states. Facebook said in a statement the company removed the pages due to repeated violations of its ethical standards against "hate speech that attacks or dehumanizes others".

Global Media Malaysia's former PM Najib to be charged with money laundering
Author: 0 Malaysia's former PM Najib to be charged with money laundering

In a Facebook video, Mahathir thanked Indonesia for returning the $250 million yacht, Equanimity , which was seized by Indonesia off Bali in February in co-operation with the U.S. Najib, who set up and oversaw 1MDB, denies any wrongdoing. Following the handover of the yacht to Malaysia, the Justice Department has sought to suspend legal proceedings to determine what Malaysia plans to do with the vessel.

Global Media Brooklyn nail salon workers beat customer over ‘botched’ eyebrow
Author: 0 Brooklyn nail salon workers beat customer over ‘botched’ eyebrow

Another woman can be seen held back by a male employee. A woman and her two grand-daughters went to New Red Apple Nails in Brooklyn to get their nails done and ended up fighting for their lives. News 12 is told that Thomas was at the salon with her granddaughter getting a manicure, pedicure and eyebrow wax. Maduka's video had been viewed by more than 670,000 people as of 1 a.m.

Global Media Trump in warning over trading with Iran
Author: 0 Trump in warning over trading with Iran

European countries fear that by abandoning the deal, Washington risks undermining Rouhani and strengthening the hand of his more hardline opponents, who have long argued that the West would never allow Iran to prosper. Mr. Erdan, who also heads the Strategic Affairs Ministry, praised the USA for reimposing punitive sanctions on Iran that brought back into effect the harsh penalties lifted under the Iran nuclear deal .

Global Media Hamas official returns to Gaza for high-stakes talks
Author: 0 Hamas official returns to Gaza for high-stakes talks

The March of Return demonstrations are in their 18th week against the Gaza Strip blockade by Israel and Egypt . United Nations officials have called for the blockade to be lifted, citing deteriorating humanitarian conditions in the Palestinian enclave run by Hamas where 80 percent of the two million population are dependent on aid.

Global Media Pakistan ready to play constructive role between Iran, Saudi Arabia: Imran Khan
Author: 0 Pakistan ready to play constructive role between Iran, Saudi Arabia: Imran Khan

The National Accountability Bureau summoned Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan and the country's probable prime minister-in-waiting on August 7 in a case pertaining to misuse of provincial government helicopters. The PTI has also made a decision to form a 15-20 member federal Cabinet in the first phase of government formation, Geo News reported, after a high-level party meeting held on Saturday.

Global Media Northern California fires now largest in state history
Author: 0 Northern California fires now largest in state history

Firefighters had managed to contain 45 percent of the Carr blaze by Monday morning, and authorities were letting some evacuees return. She says crews are "hitting it hard with everything we've got" in hopes of stopping the fire at the top of a ridge and keeping it from reaching homes a couple miles away.

Global Media Trump rally T-shirts read,
Author: 0 Trump rally T-shirts read, "I'd rather be Russian than a Democrat"

The meeting gained renewed attention when the president's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen said Trump actually knew about the meeting in advance, which was contrary to what Trump and his son Donald Jr. Whatever his explanation, Trump has consistently said he didn't know about the Trump Tower meeting. "Too bad a large portion of the Media refuses to report the lies and corruption having to do with the Rigged Witch Hunt - but that is why we call them FAKE NEWS!" "And I fear that the message ...

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