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World Media Firefighters Battle Blaze on Spain-Portugal Border
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Temperatures in many parts of Spain and Portugal will remain above 40 Celsius at least until Sunday, and could rise a further 2 or 3 degrees. The elderly and those with pre-existing conditions, such as asthma and heart failure, are likely to face declining health due to exacerbation of their conditions due to weather.

World Media United Nations to Convene Yemen Peace Talks in Geneva
Author: 0 United Nations to Convene Yemen Peace Talks in Geneva

A proxy war is playing out in Yemen between Iran and Saudi Arabia . The war has already killed 10,000 people. "The number of people killed in the two attacks has reached 20", a doctor in the Red Sea city told AFP, with other medical sources putting the number of wounded admitted to hospital at 60.

World Media European Union deeply regrets snapback of US sanctions on Iran
Author: 0 European Union deeply regrets snapback of US sanctions on Iran

Already facing broad economic fallout as their currency implodes, Iranians are wondering how the next phase of the crisis in USA relations will play out - and what, exactly, America's long-term strategy is toward their country. "There is a massive loss of confidence in the financial system and the government's ability to control things and withstand sanctions". It's not inconceivable a meeting on the sidelines could occur then - Tehran will be looking anxiously to a November deadline for oil ...

World Media Wildfire Chars 290,000 Acres, Becomes 5th Largest In California's History
Author: 0 Wildfire Chars 290,000 Acres, Becomes 5th Largest In California's History

A seventh person died in a northern California wildfire Saturday, officials said, as a couple of other fast-growing wildfires in the state expanded by more than 25 per cent overnight and continued to spread. August 2, 2018. The entire so-called Mendocino Complex Fire is now one of the largest on record in the state, officials said. Melody Bledsoe of Redding, California, and her great-grandchildren, James Roberts, 5, and Emily Roberts, 4, died after the fire engulfed Bledsoe's home.

World Media Accountant Manafort admitted that he forged documents
Author: 0 Accountant Manafort admitted that he forged documents

The trial is the first to stem from the Russian Federation probe by special counsel Robert Mueller , who was tasked previous year with investigating the Kremlin's efforts to sway the US presidential election and potential collusion with the Trump campaign.

World Media Trump says Republicans should run on his record
Author: 0 Trump says Republicans should run on his record

Trump and Balderson headlined a rally in Ohio Saturday night, and Trump has promoted Balderson mutliple times on his Twitter page. Trump also brought to the stage Ohio Representative Jim Jordan, "a tough cookie". Democrats have "a weak candidate because there's no message", he declared. Trump was traveling Saturday to OH to hold a rally for state Sen. Here in CT, of course, that latter term is said in revulsion by GOP leadership to describe funds that are used to attract industry to ...

World Media Venezuela's Foreign Minister: Probe Into Attack Against maduro Points to US, Colombia
Author: 0 Venezuela's Foreign Minister: Probe Into Attack Against maduro Points to US, Colombia

An assassination attempt against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was committed with the use of several drones stuffed with explosives. "We believe that the regime will launch a fierce attack against the opposition, there will be more violations of human rights, and this gives rise to arrest, accuse and persecute the opposition within the country", said José Antonio Colina, president of Venezolanos Perseguidos Políticos en el Exilio (Veppex).

World Media Saudi Arabia expels Canadian envoy, freezes new trade deals
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia expels Canadian envoy, freezes new trade deals

The severing of ties was made Canadian embassy in Riyadh said it was "gravely concerned" over a spike of arrests of human rights campaigners in the Saudi including gender rights activist Samar Badawi. "Our government will never hesitate to promote these values and believes that this dialog is critical to global diplomacy". In 2014, Saudi Arabia agreed to buy $13bn in light-armored vehicles, fitted with machine guns and cannons, from the Canadian unit of United States defence company ...

World Media Are Democrats' Tactics to Delay Kavanaugh Nomination Actually Working?
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Yet in a potential complication for Republican hopes to hold confirmation hearings next month, the National Archives warned Thursday that it would not be able to fulfill the GOP's request for documents until October. A source involved in the review process told CNN that the law requires the former president to be consulted about which records can be disclosed - and said the Bush team is working with law firms to turn over the documents simply so the Senate can get them expeditiously.

World Media Frustration builds as police stay mum on missing Iowa woman
Author: 0 Frustration builds as police stay mum on missing Iowa woman

Rob Tibbetts, the young woman's father, called the reward "another tool in our arsenal" to bring her home. This is going to be solved by someone coming forward with information. She was last seen wearing dark coloring running shorts, a pink shirt, and running shoes. Poweshiek County Sheriff Tom Kriegel, Iowa Department of Public Safety Investigative Operations Director Kevin Winker and Iowa Missing Person Clearinghouse Manager Medina Rahmanovic are expected to speak.

World Media And now, music news from the Robert Mueller investigation into Donald Trump
Author: 0 And now, music news from the Robert Mueller investigation into Donald Trump

Special Counsel Robert Mueller departing after briefing members of the US Senate on his investigation into potential collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, June 21, 2017. Trump's attorney, Rudy Giuliani , revealed Wednesday that they are in the process of responding to Mueller's counter-proposal for a potential interview with the president.

World Media Kiki challenge may land you in hospital or prison, warns Gujarat Police
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This is the hilarious moment a Russian Instagram star tries to perform a viral dance challenge only to walk straight into the door of a moving vehicle and fall flat on her back. Warnings were issued by Police with guidelines. "I will always remember that", said Mike Worden. The 18-year-old from Bettendorf, Iowa was driving around town with friends on July 23 when she thought it would be fun to do the challenge.

World Media Zimbabwe church body condemns post-election violence
Author: 0 Zimbabwe church body condemns post-election violence

Troops backed by armoured vehicles opened fire on Wednesday to clear the capital's streets of demonstrators who accused Mnangagwa's ruling party of trying to rig Monday's presidential election . The electoral roll has always been a contentious feature of Zimbabwean elections, allegedly the rotten core of systematic rigging under Mugabe. Voters in Zimbabwe traditionally pick a presidential candidate based on their party affiliation and the trend in the parliamentary election was expected ...

World Media Cat, chicken found ‘huddled together’ as wildfire burns California neighborhood
Author: 0 Cat, chicken found ‘huddled together’ as wildfire burns California neighborhood

It has destroyed almost 1,000 homes and killed six people and is now considered the seventh most destructive wildfire in the state's history. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire) commanders said on Wednesday the fire, sparked by a vehicle on July 23, was burning with less intensity this week and posed little immediate threat to populated areas.

World Media House Republicans seek impeachment of DOJ's Rosenstein
Author: 0 House Republicans seek impeachment of DOJ's Rosenstein

They have expressed anger with what they say is Rosenstein's lack of cooperation in providing documents related to the Russian Federation investigation to Congress. A replacement for Rosenstein could fire Mueller or narrow the scope of his work, which Trump has often assailed as a "witch hunt". "Trying to remove Rod Rosenstein from the Justice Department for failing to disclose sources, methods and evidence from an open investigation is beyond the pale".

World Media California wildfire kills 2, burns firefighters
Author: 0 California wildfire kills 2, burns firefighters

One bulldozer operator has been reported dead and three firefighters have been reported injured as of Friday morning. "As we mourn the loss, we also battle a fire that is moving extremely quickly and erratically into western Redding", Gouvea said.

World Media Rate decision a test for Turkey’s central bank
Author: 0 Rate decision a test for Turkey’s central bank

What Erdogan and his Chinese counterpart are sharing is their wish "to increase ties with Africa", rferl.org reads, adding that he "has made it a top policy goal of expanding Turkey's presence in both Muslim and non-Muslim countries on the continent ".

World Media Over 50 people confirmed dead in Greek wildfires
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The fire department's special arson section, which probes all major fires, was conducting the investigation to determine how the wildfire started. Fire service spokesperson Stavroula Maliri raised the overall death toll on Tuesday to 74 from an earlier count of 60.

World Media US Intelligence: North Korean Engine Dismantlement at Sohae Reversible 'Within Months'
Author: 0 US Intelligence: North Korean Engine Dismantlement at Sohae Reversible 'Within Months'

North Korea will transfer the remains of an unspecified number of soldiers killed in the Korean War on Friday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, after accepting about 100 wooden caskets sent by the United States. "As you may know, we're also working to bring back the remains of your brothers in arms who gave their lives to Korea, and I hope that very soon these fallen warriors will begin coming home to lay at rest in American soil", Trump told the VFW.

World Media Man shoots 14 people, kills 1 in Toronto
Author: 0 Man shoots 14 people, kills 1 in Toronto

The colourful neighbourhood offers a unique mix of old and new, says Lichtman, noting the area has evolved dramatically as young professionals snapped up houses in leafy side streets, steps from the crosstown Bloor subway line. Wilson said she tied and elevated their wounds and tried to keep them calm while they waited for paramedics. "I am still in shock". Toronto Mayor John Tory said: "We were so use to living in a city where these things didn't happen".

World Media United States group: North Korea dismantling key launch site facilities
Author: 0 United States group: North Korea dismantling key launch site facilities

An official from South Korea's presidential office said Tuesday that Seoul has also been detecting dismantlement activities at the Sohae launch site but did not specify what the North was supposedly taking apart. "The North can also fire ICBMs from transporter erector launchers, but their technology with these vehicles isn't stable". On a visit to a military rations factory, Kim said it should produce tasty and nutritious food to "substantially contribute to improving the diet of the ...

World Media Iran has
Author: 0 Iran has "many options" against U.S. oil sanctions

The Iranian commander added, "Afghanistan was a poor country, what the hell could you do in this country that you are now threatening us?" The Iranian leadership was responding to the threat of U.S. Abu Dhabi, with about 6 percent of the world's crude, exports some of its oil through a 1.5 million barrel-a-day pipeline to the Indian Ocean port of Fujairah.

World Media Cops in Desperate Search for Iowa College Student Mollie Tibbetts
Author: 0 Cops in Desperate Search for Iowa College Student Mollie Tibbetts

Those searches have ended - at least for now - according to local news outlets. The Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation is also assisting in the disappearance of Mollie Tibbitts. According to a friend Molly - Dalton Jack , the girl repeatedly called his cell phone, but it is either switched off or discharged, as all calls are routed to voice mail.

World Media Punjab cabinet meeting summoned on Monday
Author: 0 Punjab cabinet meeting summoned on Monday

Addressing public gathering in Attock, former Punjab CM said that it was Nawaz Sharif, who fulfilled his promise and provided abundant electricity and fertilizer to farmers. He said hundreds of PML-N workers were arrested during Nawaz Sharif's arrival . Pakistan's Election Commission on Thursday barred Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan from using unseemly language for his political rivals during election campaigning.

World Media Iranian flare up extends to oil markets
Author: 0 Iranian flare up extends to oil markets

It is unclear whether the European Union can salvage the nuclear deal without the support of the United State, which is taking a hardline approach on the Gulf nation. The secretary accused Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei , Iran's head of state, of maintaining a personal off-the-books hedge fund worth $95 billion.

World Media Trump Warns Turkey: Free Pastor Brunson or Face 'Large Sanctions'
Author: 0 Trump Warns Turkey: Free Pastor Brunson or Face 'Large Sanctions'

The Rev. Andrew Brunson , a Protestant missionary, has spent almost two years in jail on charges of collaborating with Turkey's foes and attempting to stir chaos by inciting hatred based on religious and ethnic differences. The measure ended on July 18. The Turkish lira strengthened to 4.8325 against the dollar from 4.8599 before the report. This period can be extended on two occasions under special circumstances.

World Media Brexit: Barnier rules out key United Kingdom customs proposal
Author: 0 Brexit: Barnier rules out key United Kingdom customs proposal

May's white paper had called for equivalence to be "expanded", explaining it was "not sufficient to deal with a third country whose financial markets are as deeply interconnected with the EU's as those of the United Kingdom are". The EU Withdrawal Act, passed into law just last month, will also have to be amended. The UK is sticking by its insistence that "no deal is better than a bad deal".

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