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World Magnitude-5.9 quake in Iran: 3 dead, dozens injured
Author: 0 Magnitude-5.9 quake in Iran: 3 dead, dozens injured

Kermanshah province governor general Houshang Bazvand said so far three people have lost their lives and 243 sustained injuries, Tasnim news agency reported. The earthquakes in Iran's Kermanshah province come as some still remain homeless after a major 7.3 magnitude quake in November struck the same region, killing over 530 people.

World Lane brought record rain to Hawaii, but lost its wallop
Author: 0 Lane brought record rain to Hawaii, but lost its wallop

The main town of Hilo, population 43,000, was flooded Friday with waist-high water. Data from the National Weather Service shows Hilo airport saw 19.95 inches of rainfall over the past 48 hours, while a rain gauge at Waiakea Experimental station outside of Hilo recorded 28.83 inches since Wednesday morning.

World Malcolm Turnbull to resign on Friday
Author: 0 Malcolm Turnbull to resign on Friday

A leaked WhatsApp chat between some Liberal members, revealed by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation on Sunday, showed them pushing against voting for Bishop as a tactic to back Morrison, who finally emerged as the victor. Kelly O'Dwyer was named minister for jobs, industrial relations and Mathias Cormann was named minister of finance. Earlier this month, Taylor had praised the role of DHA , after previously saying that he considers the Australian government's approach to ...

World Pope Francis must resign, says former Vatican ambassador after Cardinal’s sex abuse
Author: 0 Pope Francis must resign, says former Vatican ambassador after Cardinal’s sex abuse

Vigano, however, also has had his own problems with allegations of cover-up, and he and Francis had a major dust-up during Francis' 2015 visit to the US, which Vigano organized. But the bishop of the Diocese of Tyler, Texas, told his parishioners he thinks the allegations are "credible". Francis said the 11-page text by Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano "speaks for itself" and that he would not comment on it.

World 6 children, 2 adults killed in Chicago fire
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Langford says the cause of the fire remains under investigation but there's no indication that it was deliberately set. Chicago police said an adult and one child, Cesar Contreras, 14, were taken to the hospital in very critical condition after suffering from smoke inhalation.

World Tributes paid in Vietnam to ex-prisoner of war John McCain
Author: 0 Tributes paid in Vietnam to ex-prisoner of war John McCain

In an era of increasing partisanship, he stood out in his willingness to break ranks with his party, including in his publicly antagonistic relationship with President Trump and McCain's famous "thumbs-down" vote that helped preserve the Affordable Care Act in 2017.

World Turkey FM: Military solution in Syria's idlib 'will cause catastrophe'
Author: 0 Turkey FM: Military solution in Syria's idlib 'will cause catastrophe'

Most of the rebels in those zones were allowed to go to Idlib under a deal with the Syrian government. In remarks apparently targeting the United States and Turkey on Wednesday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that any foreign troops in Syria without Damascus' invitation must leave.

World UN team: Myanmar military chiefs should face 'genocide' case
Author: 0 UN team: Myanmar military chiefs should face 'genocide' case

The Myanmar government said security patrols have been increased in Myanmar's Rakhine state, the site of the conflict, out of fear of commemorative violence. "But that is the case nearly universally when cases of genocide have gone before the courts", Sidoti said. "The ethnic violence in Myanmar has been truly horrific", it said.

World What we know about Jacksonville gunman David Katz
Author: 0 What we know about Jacksonville gunman David Katz

Jones said he didn't notice any security -either private security guards or off-duty police officers- at the venue. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office confirmed there was an active mass shooting Sunday at Jacksonville Landing - an outdoor shopping area in downtown - and warned people to stay away.

World Australian foreign minister resigns as new prime minister announces 'peace-making cabinet'
Author: 0 Australian foreign minister resigns as new prime minister announces 'peace-making cabinet'

Julie Bishop resigned as Australia's foreign minister on Sunday after losing a leadership battle to become the next prime minister . The deputy chief of the Liberal Party , Bishop had put her hand up to be one of three candidates to replace former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull in Friday's leadership challenge , but received minimal support from colleagues even as opinion polls pointed to her popularity among voters.

World Airlines scrap Iran flights in a dramatic about-face
Author: 0 Airlines scrap Iran flights in a dramatic about-face

British Airways, for its part, said it was cancelling its London-Tehran service as "the operation is now not commercially viable". At the time, British Airways Head of Network and Fleet Sean Doyle touted the new flights as a result of the aforementioned agreement and resulting lifting of sanctions.

World Trump abruptly cancels Pompeo’s trip to North Korea
Author: 0 Trump abruptly cancels Pompeo’s trip to North Korea

Trump cancels Pompeo's trip to North Korea; worldwide security expert Jim Walsh discusses what could be next for North Korea policy. The US leader said Friday he had asked Pompeo not to go to Pyongyang "because I feel we are not making sufficient progress with respect to the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula".

World U.S. Drone Strike Kills Islamic State Leader in Afghanistan
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The leader of ISIS in Afghanistan was killed in an airstrike on Saturday along with 10 other fighters, officials said. The National Directorate of Security in Kabul said the strikes that killed Erhabi were part of a joint air and ground operation conducted alongside US-led coalition forces.

Author: 0 John McCain rival claims pre-death announcement was a political ploy

His wife, Cindy McCain, said , "My heart is broken". Now, after McCain's death, Ducey's office announced they will not select a successor until after McCain's funeral. Former President Barack Obama , who was McCain's opponent in the 2008 presidential election, wrote a heartfelt tribute to his onetime competitor - noting they were from different generations and backgrounds but shared a loyalty to the American ideals that so many have sacrificed to protect.

Author: 0 John McCain Dead At 81(HBO)

A formal ceremony will be held in the Capitol Rotunda at about 11 a.m. Friday, McCain's office announced, followed by an opportunity for members of the public to file by the senator's casket from 2 to 8 p.m. "I understand the discipline and the things that go along about being a service person and protecting our freedoms", Edwards said. It's tough to imagine the Senate without him.

World Mass shooting reported at Jacksonville mall
Author: 0 Mass shooting reported at Jacksonville mall

Six others were transported to the hospital in serious or good condition, three shot once and three shot a few times. A Madden 19 football tournament was scheduled to take place Saturday and Sunday at GLHF Game Bar, which is located at Jacksonville Landing .

World Afghan president declines resignation of top officials
Author: 0 Afghan president declines resignation of top officials

An Afghan official confirms that the country's national Security Adviser, Mohammed Haneef Atmar, has resigned from his position. Atmar said in the letter he was unable to resolve the differences with top government leaders when it came to "strengthening national unity, restoring peace and security, elections, good governance and strengthening regional and global relations".

World NYC DA Mulls Slapping Trump Organization With Criminal Charges
Author: 0 NYC DA Mulls Slapping Trump Organization With Criminal Charges

In April, Trump denied he knew anything about the Daniels payment. "People have to figure out what is real, and what is not, without censorship!" Federal prosecutors allege that in June 2016, Pecker and Howard contacted Cohen to inform him that McDougal was trying to sell them a story about her alleged affair with Trump in 2006/2007-and Cohen asked them to purchase the story and agreed to reimburse American Media.

World Australia's foreign minister resigns from Cabinet
Author: 0 Australia's foreign minister resigns from Cabinet

Ms Price was a lawyer before entering parliament, working as general counsel for CBH Group and Crosslands Resources Ltd. "He said he would consider it but needed to know the precise terms of what was being proposed, as it's not clear how any such role would interact with the minister and all the other bodies in this space".

World Hurricane brings rain, floods Hawaii homes
Author: 0 Hurricane brings rain, floods Hawaii homes

Monday. Hawaii's southern islands have already been lashed by the storm's outer bands for two days. Pride of America will then return to Honolulu early morning of Saturday, Sept. "If residents do not evacuate, first responders may not be able to reach them if the situation becomes too hazardous", the statement said. Extreme flooding has happened on Hawaii's Big Island - more than 3 feet of rain had fallen in some areas and a flash flood watch for 28 zones was extended until Saturday ...

World ‘Mass shooting’ at Madden video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, authorities say
Author: 0 ‘Mass shooting’ at Madden video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, authorities say

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office , there have been multiple fatalities at the Jacksonville Landing and many others have been transported for medical attention. "Many blocks away", the sheriff's department said in a second tweet . An active shooter has attacked this weekend's Madden NFL 19 tournament in Jacksonville , Florida at Chicago Pizza, the city's Sheriff's department has confirmed.

World News Mollie Tibbetts Cause of Death Revealed
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President Donald Trump and other Republican politicians have highlighted the case to argue for stricter enforcement of immigration laws. Social Media via REUTERS. Reynolds also told reporters politics ought not be injected into the matter. Meanwhile, Democrats seemingly downplayed Tibbetts's death. "And tomorrow morning, we know he'll wake up and tweet and sort of, you know, besmirch the reputation of Michael Cohen and all the people around him and really go back to Mueller", Greer ...

World Russia may ban more US politicians over sanctions: deputy foreign minister
Author: 0 Russia may ban more US politicians over sanctions: deputy foreign minister

Washington will not impose new anti-Russian sanctions if there is no intervention in the American elections. The sanctions will include foreign assistance , arms sales, denial of USA government credit through the ExIm bank, other financial assistance, and will remain in place for at least one year and until further notice .

World 'Raised level of illness' at hotel where British couple died
Author: 0 'Raised level of illness' at hotel where British couple died

The company has since removed other families from the hotel after "high levels of illness" were reported among other guests there. Red Sea regional governor Ahmad Abdallah told AFP there was no "criminal motive" behind the deaths. The Steigenberger Aqua Magic hotel. "I don't believe anyone has entered the room, but something has happened in that room and caused them to be taken away from us".

World Scott Morrison sworn in as Australian PM after coup
Author: 0 Scott Morrison sworn in as Australian PM after coup

Mr Morrison, an ally of deposed leader Mr Turnbull, won a three-way battle for the leadership. He defeated Peter Dutton , a hardliner who led a coup against Mr Turnbull, by 45 votes to 40 in a poll of MPs. "As you're all aware, there was a ballot conducted in the party room for the leadership of the Liberal Party", Government Whip Nola Marino said at a press conference a short time ago.

World Deep magnitude 7.1 quake strikes Peru
Author: 0 Deep magnitude 7.1 quake strikes Peru

According to Peru's National Institute of Civil Defense, there were no reports of casualties or damage so far in the sparsely populated region. It was reportedly too deep to cause a Tsunami, officials said. And its epicentre was at a depth of 379miles, accoridng to USGS data. Interestingly, USGS mentions that the part of the Nazca plate where the quake happened, took more than 10 million years for it to descend to those depths from the point where it originally went under the South ...