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World News Severe thunderstorm warning was issued moments before duck boat capsized
Author: 0 Severe thunderstorm warning was issued moments before duck boat capsized

People pray next to a vehicle believed to belong to a victim of a last night's duck boat accident, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo . Divers are still searching for four missing people. At least two were in a critical condition in hospital. In their initial assessment, authorities blamed thunderstorms and winds that approached hurricane strength.

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Author: 0 "Treasure ship" claim raises eyebrows in South Korea

The salvage team claim to have found the ship's name written on the stern of the wreck. However, there are still some doubts whether the group has really found the Russian ship. The incident took place when the Russo-Japanese War was underway. And it is doubtful that the Donskoi-which was packed with 1, 600 tons of coal, 500 sailors, and more than 12 pieces of artillery-would have had room for so much gold.

Author: 0 Several injured in attack on busy bus in Germany

Luebeck police were not immediately available for comment. "The passengers jumped out of the bus and screamed", an eyewitness told LN. Officials originally said 14 people had been injured but later reduced the number. A police auto that happened to be nearby quickly reached the scene in Kuecknitz district, allowing officers to detain the perpetrator, reports said.

World News Trump slams media for coverage of Putin summit
Author: 0 Trump slams media for coverage of Putin summit

Coats explained why he put out a statement attesting to the intelligence community's assessment of Russia's involvement (after Trump threw them under the bus while standing next to Russian President Vladimir Putin ), and then looked surprised when he was told that Putin was coming to Washington in the fall - which he apparently hadn't been told about .

World News Europe Plans Bank Accounts For Iran To Ease Repatriation Of Oil Revenues
Author: 0 Europe Plans Bank Accounts For Iran To Ease Repatriation Of Oil Revenues

India and Iran on Monday deliberated ways to deal with the possible impact on oil trade between the two countries due to the USA sanctions on import of Iranian petroleum products. "Iran is committed to the rule of law in the face of United States contempt for diplomacy and legal obligations", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a statement on Monday with respect to Tehran's lawsuit at the ICJ.

World News Avenfield verdict: Islamabad HC to hear Sharif family's pleas
Author: 0 Avenfield verdict: Islamabad HC to hear Sharif family's pleas

Khawaja said that it is not about the judge's bias or personal grudge but about fairness of the trial. Sharif and his daughter were arrested in Lahore last week on their arrival from London after an accountability court found them guilty over their ownership of four luxury flats in the UK.

World News No-confidence motion: Day of mixed fortunes for BJP and Opposition
Author: 0 No-confidence motion: Day of mixed fortunes for BJP and Opposition

Trinamool leader Saugata Roy said the motion was moved by BJP's estranged ally Telugu Desam Party, while current partner Shiv Sena, which is part of the government, has boycotted it. They also accuse the government of failing to check rising violence against women, minority Muslims and Dalits. After the Prime Minister's visit, the price went up magically to ₹1,600 crore.

World News Trump Invites Putin To Washington For Fall Summit
Author: 0 Trump Invites Putin To Washington For Fall Summit

On Thursday, Time revealed perhaps the single most terrifying face morph ever to exist, which imagines Trump and Putin as one single no good very bad human being. However, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert was soon after asked about Sanders' comment and shot down the "assertions by the Russian government" that it could question 11 American citizens as "absurd".

World News Palestinian death toll climbs as Israel unleashes strikes across Gaza
Author: 0 Palestinian death toll climbs as Israel unleashes strikes across Gaza

Successive explosions rocked Gaza City at nightfall and streets emptied as warplanes struck sites that Israel said belonged to the military wing of Hamas, the Islamist group that controls Gaza. Right NOW! Those who want to provoke #Palestinians and #Israelis into another war must not succeed. Following Friday's clashes, the UN's envoy for the Israel-Palestinian conflict called on all sides to "step back from the brink" of war.

World News White House invites Putin to Washington for meeting
Author: 0 White House invites Putin to Washington for meeting

Trump , however, termed the summit a "great success" and rejected the political outrage as "fuss" created by the "fake news media". However, he suggested the two did not agree on everything. By Tuesday, after congressional blowback and criticism from outside advisors, Trump reversed himself and said he meant to say that he didn't see any reason why Russian Federation wouldn't - as opposed to would - intervene in the elections.

World News Donald Trump claims he warned Vladimir Putin against election meddling
Author: 0 Donald Trump claims he warned Vladimir Putin against election meddling

Typically, a summit , especially one between two major powers, will occur after weeks and months of meticulous planning at lower levels with an eye toward producing demonstrable results. In Moscow , Russia officials said they are ready to talk details in the wake of Trump's invitation to Putin to visit Washington. "There are many answers, some easy and some hard, to these problems ...

Author: 0 RAMPAGE IN GERMANY: Knifeman 'WOUNDS 14' in BUS ATTACK

Eight people have been injured in an attack on a busy bus in the northern German city of Luebeck. One eyewitness told local newspaper Lübecker Nachrichten: "The passengers jumped off the bus and screamed". "We are examining the situation and will give more information later". No further details were immediately available. The police department in Schleswig-Holstein, the state where Lübeck is located, said they have dispatched several officials to the area.

World News Trump takes U-turn, blames Putin for 2016 U.S. poll meddling
Author: 0 Trump takes U-turn, blames Putin for 2016 U.S. poll meddling

Earlier in the day, President Donald Trump said "no" after a reporter asked him whether the U.S. was still a target of Russian-led cyberattacks and election meddling. GLOR: "What did you say to him?" If we had to greet someone described as a " thug and a murderer " by John McCarin, who also happens to have a black belt in judo , we'd run the other way.

Author: 0 Trump to Invite Russian President Putin to the White House

The White House, with Trump under fierce criticism in the United States, did on Thursday reject Putin's proposal that Russian authorities be present for the questioning of Americans it accuses of "illegal activities", including a former US ambassador to Moscow.

World News Steam pipe explosion closes streets in Flatiron District on Manhattan
Author: 0 Steam pipe explosion closes streets in Flatiron District on Manhattan

A almost century-old steam pipe has exploded beneath New York's famous Fifth Avenue, hurling chunks of asphalt, sending a geyser of white vapour 10 storeys into the air, and forcing the evacuation of 28 buildings. Similar explosions over the year have drawn attention to the aging infrastructure beneath the streets of the nation's largest city. - A steam pipe appears to have exploded in Manhattan's Flatiron District.

World News Lava from Kilauea 'collapse explosion' destroys Hawaii structures
Author: 0 Lava from Kilauea 'collapse explosion' destroys Hawaii structures

The lava bomb identified by the passengers was thought to be a ball of hot lava which immediately cooled and exploded on contact with the cold water , sending hardened magma into the boat. "Today's unfortunate event is a good reminder about the risks involved with observing a natural wonder like this one and the reason officials are continuously monitoring the eruption to ensure the public is kept at safe distances on land, in the air and while at sea", Ross Birch, executive director of ...

World News No secret deals reached between Putin, Trump: Russian envoy
Author: 0 No secret deals reached between Putin, Trump: Russian envoy

Tweeted Trump: " So many people at the higher ends of intelligence loved my press conference performance in Helsinki ". Still, remember, the most important thing is that there was no collusion. "We will stop it, we will repel it", Trump vowed. When he said he couldn't see how it "would" have been Russian Federation that was responsible for election interference, he says he actually meant to say he couldn't see how it "wouldn't" have been Russian Federation.

World News Waitress taking down butt-grabbing customer
Author: 0 Waitress taking down butt-grabbing customer

She quickly grabbed the back of his shirt, put him in a choke hold and, with a 60-pound weight disadvantage, threw him into a nearby table. After the man slumps to the ground, the woman stands over him and points toward him before calling to a person off-camera.

World News Iowa tornadoes leave trails of damage
Author: 0 Iowa tornadoes leave trails of damage

The office of Gov. Kim Reynolds says she and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg intend to check damage in Marshalltown on Friday. All 40 of the patients at UnityPoint Health were being transferred to the health system's larger hospital in Waterloo as well as one in Grundy Center, she said.

World News Cyclist tries to take on rising drawbridge
Author: 0 Cyclist tries to take on rising drawbridge

The bridge was being opened to let boat traffic from the fireworks show pass through. According to a later report , bystanders alerted the bridge operator, who kept the bridge raised until the woman and her bike were well clear of the gap.

World News Trump asserts Russian Federation not targeting U.S., contradicting intel
Author: 0 Trump asserts Russian Federation not targeting U.S., contradicting intel

Sen. Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat, asked in a Twitter comment, "If you're on the Trump national security team, and you've been out there saying how strong Trump is on Russian Federation and how serious our commitment is to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, how do you not resign after the last four days?" Addressing a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki after their summit, Trump had said that there was "zero collusion" and that ...

World News Stephen Colbert Stages Emotional Intervention For Trump Over Putin
Author: 0 Stephen Colbert Stages Emotional Intervention For Trump Over Putin

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said in a Twitter post that Trump had directed national security adviser John Bolton to issue the invitation, even though US lawmakers and top officials in Trump's administration have not been briefed on what Trump and Putin discussed in Monday's summit with only interpreters present.

World News Authorities open 2,000-year-old sarcophagus, apparently avoid curse
Author: 0 Authorities open 2,000-year-old sarcophagus, apparently avoid curse

Mustafa Waziri , Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities supported Abu Ela's doubt, and stated that while the coffin might not be suitable for Alexander, it could still belong to an ancient Egyptian noble. But, the archaeologists were sure that the 2,000-year-old enormous sarcophagus was undisturbed, unlike other tombs that were opened and looted. Addressing media fears that disturbing the tomb could trigger an implacable Pharaoh's curse, Mr Waziri declared: " We've opened it ...

World News Democrats Want Trump's Helsinki Interpreter To Testify. Can She?
Author: 0 Democrats Want Trump's Helsinki Interpreter To Testify. Can She?

Putin offered that they might allow Mueller to interview those Russian officials that were indicted for meddling in the USA election, but on the condition that US citizens and officials be made to answer Russian investigators as well. Mr Trump said that the interference had had no impact on the election, in which he defeated Hillary Clinton. He also offered a twisted explanation of his assertion in Helsinki that he could not see "any reason" why Russian Federation would interfere, ...

Author: 0 Aide To French President Emmanuel Macron Allegedly Beats Protester On Video

On a trip to southwestern France on Thursday, Macron declined to answer questions from reporters on the subject, saying only in a video posted by a Le Figaro reporter: "I didn't come here to see you". After the suspension, Benalla was brought back into the president's immediate entourage. The president's office brushed off accusations that it had responded only because the almost three-month-old videos had become public.

World News TIME's Latest Cover Morphs Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin
Author: 0 TIME's Latest Cover Morphs Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin

Despite the bipartisan criticism, Mr Trump pointed blame at the media, tweeting: 'The Fake News Media wants so badly to see a major confrontation with Russian Federation, even a confrontation that could lead to war . It was only three days ago that Trump stood next to the Russian president in Helsinki and questioned US intelligence findings that the Kremlin interfered in the 2016 election.

Author: 0 Discovery of '113-year-old Russian warship' sparks goldmine hopes

South Korea's Financial Supervisory Services on Wednesday warned against "overheated" investment. The Seoul-based Shinil Group, which led the exploration that found the ship, hopes to raise it in October or November. "We believe there are gold boxes, and it's historically proven", company spokesman Park Sung-jin told Reuters. Some experts also said it is unlikely that the Donskoi - a thickly armoured warship with more than 12 artillery pieces, 500 sailors and presumably 1,600 tons of coal ...

World News Japan, EU eliminating most tariffs in trade deal
Author: 0 Japan, EU eliminating most tariffs in trade deal

Abe, standing alongside the two European Union officials, said the agreement, "shows the world the unshaken political will of Japan and the European Union to lead the world as the champions of free trade at a time when protectionism has spread".

World News Did the Queen commit 'brooch warfare' during Trump visit?
Author: 0 Did the Queen commit 'brooch warfare' during Trump visit?

Citing the work of the blog Her Majesty's Jewel Box , she explained that the Queen makes hundreds of appearances and always wears a brooch . "Jewel watchers almost died, because it is the brooch worn in the famous "Three Queens in Mourning" photo, worn by the Queen Mum", at her husband George VI's funeral.

Author: 0 Trump invites Putin to U.S. for second meeting, stunning security boss

He last visited the White House in 2005, when he met President George W. Bush, who welcomed the Russian leader in the East Room as "my friend". "I don't know what happened in that meeting", he said of Trump's one-on-one meeting Monday, before the press conference, with Putin.

World News Victim's son calls on Trump to raise UK poisoning with Putin
Author: 0 Victim's son calls on Trump to raise UK poisoning with Putin

Matthew Rowley said Charlie, who remains in a serious but stable condition after he was exposed to the poison, told him he picked up the container. Britain and its allies blamed Russia for the attack in March on the Skripals, prompting the biggest Western expulsion of Russian diplomats since the Cold War.

World News 11 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident, sheriff says
Author: 0 11 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident, sheriff says

Southern Stone County Fire Protection spokesman Eric Nielsen said he heard that more than 10 people were injured. United States National Weather Service meteorologist Steve Linderberg said a top wind speed of 101 kilometres per hour was measured at a nearby airport at around the same time.