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World Security lapse sparks evacuation at Frankfurt airport
Author: 0 Security lapse sparks evacuation at Frankfurt airport

Unverified video footage posted on social media during the police operation appeared to show passengers being evacuated from a terminal. After the alarm had been raised, the family were located in the terminal, re-checked and allowed to continue on their journey after being cleared.

Author: 0 Defense in Manafort trial zeroes in on Gates's 'secret life'

However, the Manafort case - as President Donald Trump has been quick to point out - focuses on Manafort's business dealings and has no direct connection to Manafort's work with the Trump campaign. The admission, made during cross-examination from Manafort's attorneys, was part of Gates' second day of testimony against Manafort, who's now on trial for money laundering and fraud charges from his work as a pro-Russian lobbyist in Ukraine.

World 'Mossad behind assassination of Syrian scientist'
Author: 0 'Mossad behind assassination of Syrian scientist'

Citing an unnamed official from a Middle Eastern intelligence agency, the New York Times reported Monday that Israeli agents were behind Asbar's murder, claiming that " the Mossad had been tracking Mr Asbar for a long time ". "Every time , they try to place the blame on us", Lieberman told Israel's Channel 2 News. It was reportedly the fourth assassination mission carried out by Israel against an enemy weapons engineer on foreign soil in the past three years, according to the senior ...

World Malaysia's toppled leader to face new charges
Author: 0 Malaysia's toppled leader to face new charges

The Equanimity today docked at the Boustead Cruise Centre Terminal in Port Klang at 12.40pm, brought here by Indonesian police under heavy escort by local marine police teams from Johor and Port Klang. The DoJ filed a series of civil lawsuits in California, the United States aiming to seize some US$1.7 billion (RM6.95 billion) worth of assets - including the yacht, a private jet, mansions, art works, jewellery, and film rights - that were purchased using funds stolen from 1MDB.

World Imran Khan: A case of mistaken identity
Author: 0 Imran Khan: A case of mistaken identity

The ECP has withheld victory notifications of Mr Khan from NA-53 (Islamabad-II) and NA-131 (Lahore-IX) constituencies. Although the PTI has emerged as the single largest party in the National Assembly, it has been struggling to achieve the required number of members in the house to form its government at the Centre.

World OH 12th Congressional District Special Election Results
Author: 0 OH 12th Congressional District Special Election Results

Trump visited the reliably Republican 12th Congressional District in OH over the weekend to try to head off an upset in the race after polls showed a tightening battle between Balderson and O'Connor. Strong on Crime, Border Military, " the president tweeted on the eve of the election. The suburban Columbus district has been in Republican hands for nearly four decades and voted for President Trump by 11 points in 2016, so by all accounts the race shouldn't even be close.

World United States senators, on Moscow trip, invite Russian lawmakers to Washington
Author: 0 United States senators, on Moscow trip, invite Russian lawmakers to Washington

The Kentucky senator's meeting arises just weeks after Republican legislators traveled to Moscow for meetings with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, as well as members of the Russian parliament. Trump was criticized after the summit with Putin for supporting the Russian leader's denial Moscow was involved in meddling in the 2016 US election.

World Nail-biting moment giant great white SHARK leaps at researcher
Author: 0 Nail-biting moment giant great white SHARK leaps at researcher

A shark was caught on camera breaching the water directly underneath a researcher who was trying to tag the animal. The video has more than 80,000 views with many in awe of the shark. Shark sightings and videos have seen an increase in interest in recent weeks, after The Discovery Channel held its popular "Shark Week" late last month.

World Metro board chair backtracks on separate trains for white nationalists
Author: 0 Metro board chair backtracks on separate trains for white nationalists

According to a report the city's Metro is considering allotting the group three private cars with a police escort, which will stop at the Foggy Bottom station (left). "But for some reason, we need a chartered train for this group which very frankly is a hate group, and that is a problem in itself". "We'd like to keep the groups separate".

World German couple convicted for selling son online for sex
Author: 0 German couple convicted for selling son online for sex

The pair and six others were arrested last September. The couple were accused of repeatedly raping and abusing the boy from May 2015, and selling him online to other men for sex since 2016, a court in southern Germany said in a statement Tuesday.

Author: 0 US to impose 25 percent tariffs on $16 bn of Chinese goods

The office of US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said its " exhaustive " investigation showed "China's acts, policies and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property and innovation are unreasonable and discriminatory and burden US commerce".

World Video shows deadly explosion on highway in Bologna, Italy
Author: 0 Video shows deadly explosion on highway in Bologna, Italy

One person has been confirmed dead and there are at least 100 injured, according to Bologna newspaper Il Resto del Carlino on Tuesday morning. Google Maps/HuffPost UK The explosion took place in the northern Italian city of Bologna on Monday.

World Nigeria president fires intelligence chief for 'blocking parliament'
Author: 0 Nigeria president fires intelligence chief for 'blocking parliament'

The Acting President condemned the takeover of the National Assembly complex, describing it as "a gross violation of constitutional order, rule of law and all acceptable notions of law and order". 49 senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria have appended their signatures against the failed attempt to impeach the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu.

Author: 0 Hail injures 14 people, kills 2 birds at Colorado zoo

Tennis ball-sized hail killed two animals at a Colorado zoo on Monday, as well as damaged cars and injured a number of people. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect through Tuesday night for areas near Colorado Springs and to the south. and 8 p.m. However, all the same locations, including Colorado Springs, Denver and parts of the eastern plains will all have a chance for these isolated cells.

World Suspicious black SUV circled neighborhood on night Mollie Tibbetts vanished, neighbor says
Author: 0 Suspicious black SUV circled neighborhood on night Mollie Tibbetts vanished, neighbor says

The missing University of Iowa sophomore was last seen jogging in the area, where she was dog-sitting at her boyfriend's home. She was last seen on July 18 around 7:30 p.m. Cheney lives in walking distance of pig farms searched by authorities in the disappearance of Tibbetts. Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa said the missing student's family hopes the reward money will lead to her return.

World Calls for Johnson to apologise over burka comments
Author: 0 Calls for Johnson to apologise over burka comments

The Prime Minister has added her voice to calls for Boris Johnson to apologise for his comments about burkas. It came after Alistair Burt, a colleague when Mr Johnson was in the Foreign Office, labelled the remarks, made in The Daily Telegraph yesterday as "offensive".

World California wildfire will burn for the rest of August, say officials
Author: 0 California wildfire will burn for the rest of August, say officials

A combination of wildfires raging north of San Francisco, which already has consumed an area nearly as big as Los Angeles, is on pace to become the largest in California history, fire officials said . With several major wildfires burning across California, officials suggested they would decide where to deploy the extra firefighters once they arrived.

World Karunanidhi health: Is DMK chief suffering from jaundice?
Author: 0 Karunanidhi health: Is DMK chief suffering from jaundice?

DMK President M Karunanidhi fought a grim battle for life as his health further deteriorated on Tuesday, sparking concerns among DMK workers and well-wishers, who started thronging the hospital where he had been admitted for the last 10 days.

World Gates Takes Stand In Manafort Trial
Author: 0 Gates Takes Stand In Manafort Trial

Prosecutors have accused Manafort and Gates of conspiring to hide a significant portion of the $60 million that Manafort earned through his political lobbying in the Ukraine for its then-President Viktor Yanukovych. Gates also testified that he helped Manafort provide old documents to Citizen's Bank in order to hide the fact that Manafort had a mortgage on his Brooklyn property.

World Saudi Arabia orders all of its foreign university students to leave Canada
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia orders all of its foreign university students to leave Canada

The feud between the two countries has escalated quickly since it began Friday, when Canada's Ministry of Foreign Affairs raised concerns about the kingdom's human-rights record . Among the arrested is Samar Badawi, an award-winning women's-rights activist who sought to abolish the country's male-guardianship laws. Prince Mohammed, heir to the region's most powerful throne, has introduced a string of reforms such as lifting a decades-long ban on women drivers in a bid to overhaul the ...

World Khan's PTI claims enough support to form Pakistan government
Author: 0 Khan's PTI claims enough support to form Pakistan government

A party can only form the government if it manages to clinch 172 seats in total. PTI chairman Imran Khan and his associates have entered into dialogue with a number of smaller political parties to form the next government. He told the envoy that uplifting the national economy was his top priority and also expressed his desire to visit Iran and its historical sites. Imran's party had initially planned to invite several foreign leaders and personalities, including Prime Minister Narendra ...

World Protesters paralyse parts of Bangladesh after bus kills two students
Author: 0 Protesters paralyse parts of Bangladesh after bus kills two students

More than 100 teens were reported to have been injured today after a standoff between police and students protesting against poor road safety in Bangladesh. Dhaka Police spokesperson Masudur Rahman said it was not true and that nothing happened at Jigatola. Majumder, however, said they had been unable to contact police over the incident, and were still feeling insecure at the time of filing this report as the miscreants are still positioned outside his house.

World Florida school shooter heard voices telling him to kill
Author: 0 Florida school shooter heard voices telling him to kill

In the past, Runcie said that when Cruz turned 18 and rejected special education placement, the district could no longer provide him with the services given to students with emotional and behavioral disabilities. After the district failed to "follow through", the killer dropped out in February 2017 and purchased the AR-15 rifle he later used in this year's tragedy, the Daily Beast reported .

World West Hollywood council wants Donald Trump's star removed from Walk of Fame
Author: 0 West Hollywood council wants Donald Trump's star removed from Walk of Fame

It now plans to send a formal letter to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles City Council and the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for consideration. The Chamber of Commerce has previous said it would never remove a star over backlash. Trump's star was dedicated in recognition of his work on NBC's " The Apprentice ".

World LeBron James adds Showtime documentary to TV portfolio
Author: 0 LeBron James adds Showtime documentary to TV portfolio

National Basketball Association star LeBron James is teaming up with Showtime to produce a three-part documentary series on the role of athletes in America's current cultural climate, the network said Monday. "[Is] he's kinda used sports to kinda divide us, and that's something that I can't relate to". "What I've noticed over the past few months", Mr. James said.

World Sanders And Acosta Spar Over Trump's 'Enemy Of The People' Comments
Author: 0 Sanders And Acosta Spar Over Trump's 'Enemy Of The People' Comments

CNN's Jim Acosta told Sanders during a press briefing that it would be a "good thing if you were to state" that the press is not " the enemy of the people ". She didn't help her contention when she seized on a debunked story about the hunt for Osama bin Laden . But, he added, "you've got to be more careful in our society about what you say about people that are different than you".

World Customers attacked with brooms after dispute over botched $5 eyebrow wax
Author: 0 Customers attacked with brooms after dispute over botched $5 eyebrow wax

About 150 predominantly African-American demonstrators marched from New Red Apple Nails at 1426 Nostrand Ave. - scene of the melee caught on tape Friday - to the Beautiful Red Apple Nails at 1224 Nostrand Ave. Police on Monday confirmed the incident resulted in two arrests. Customer Christina Thomas was arrested on misdemeanor assault and other charges and was also released without bail, report the New York Post .

World Baby's body pulled from water near Brooklyn Bridge
Author: 0 Baby's body pulled from water near Brooklyn Bridge

The parents have not been found. Her husband, Monte Campbell, who is a chiropractor, told the Times he called 911 and that when he was put on hold he decided to make sure it was a real baby and not a doll. There was no respiration nor pulse. It wasn't clear how long the baby had been in the water. Police climbed over a safety railing to retrieve the baby, then brought him to a pedestrian walkway where they performed CPR, officials said.

World Police order crowd dispersal after projectiles thrown at protesters in US
Author: 0 Police order crowd dispersal after projectiles thrown at protesters in US

The police ordered the crowd to disperse after antifa started throwing projectiles. There are plenty of videos on the internet of people violently engaging with the Proud Boys , and one of the most notable acts of violence this past weekend in Portland was when a journalist was struck by a glass bottle allegedly thrown by a counter protester .

World Apple Pulls Five InfoWars Podcasts From iTunes Over 'Hate Speech'
Author: 0 Apple Pulls Five InfoWars Podcasts From iTunes Over 'Hate Speech'

Apple, Facebook , YouTube and Spotify took their most aggressive steps yet to penalize conspiracy theorist and prominent right-wing talk show host Alex Jones for violating their hate speech policies . YouTube did not respond to questions about the details of why Jones had been banned from the popular platform. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS/NewscomAlex Jones' professional presence on several major internet platforms has come to an end.