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Global News BBCI: Afghan conflict: Hostages released after Taliban Sar-e Pul attack
Author: 0 BBCI: Afghan conflict: Hostages released after Taliban Sar-e Pul attack

Although the Taliban and Islamic State are usually enemies, the allegiance of their forces is sometimes fluid, with fighters from both groups sometimes changing sides or cooperating with militants from other groups. "Commando forces have been deployed to the area, air strikes are being carried out as we speak, and commanders on the ground are busy planning the recapture of the valley", said Waziri, the defense spokesman, promising that "the terrorists will pay for their crimes".

Global News Large Earthquake, 6.5 in Magnitude, Hits Western China
Author: 0 Large Earthquake, 6.5 in Magnitude, Hits Western China

Sichuan province of South West China on Tuesday was hit by an quake on the Richter scale of 7.0. The jolted region, Jiuzhaigou county , includes one of the country's most famous national parks, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famed for lakes in shades of otherworldly turquoise blue.

Author: 0 North Korea Seriously Considering Strike on Guam: Reports, Citing State Media

In a separate statement, North Korea's military warned that it is ready to stage an all-out war if Washington launches a "preventive war" against it. Pyongyang had earlier said it was ready to give Washington a "severe lesson" with its strategic nuclear force in response to any United States military action.

Global News Complaint details alleged sex abuse texts by airline passenger
Author: 0 Complaint details alleged sex abuse texts by airline passenger

Kellar was arrested when the plane landed, and Burnworth was arrested shortly thereafter. Investigators concluded that Kellar and Burnworth were arranging to molest children on video. "One minute she is on her way to visit family on her vacation, the next thing you know her actions saved two children from continuous molestation", said Spears, who leads the Silicon Valley's Internet Crimes Against Children task force .

Global News United Kingdom ex-policeman jailed for filming nudists from helicopter
Author: 0 United Kingdom ex-policeman jailed for filming nudists from helicopter

Pogmore, 51, from Whiston in Rotherham, was described as "a swinging and sex-obsessed air observer". But "in place to prevent and detect crime, you commit a crime", added the magistrate. Pogmore was sacked by the force in 2015. But one of the most serious incidents was him filming a woman who was sunbathing naked with her daughters in their own garden in August 2007.

Global News Trump tweets: Media 'reluctant to cover' Lynch, Clinton tarmac meeting
Author: 0 Trump tweets: Media 'reluctant to cover' Lynch, Clinton tarmac meeting

The name is Lynch's maternal grandmother's, but also that of an actress who has appeared in TV shows and films like "Hot in Cleveland" and "My Wife Is a Zombie". Loretta Lynch's Justice Department worked with the media to try to keep the "tarmac meeting" secret. In the subsequent fallout, Lynch said that they talked about grandchildren and other matters but that the investigation was not discussed.

Global News Iran, Russia, Turkey Start Expert-Level Meeting on Syria in Tehran
Author: 0 Iran, Russia, Turkey Start Expert-Level Meeting on Syria in Tehran

Additionally, at least 20 Syrian troops have been either killed, injured or taken prisoner since Sunday. US-backed Kurdish fighters battling ISIS in Syria released a video on Saturday showing their fighters destroying a tank being used by Turkish-backed rebels in northwest Syria, Military Times first reported .

Global News PHX woman sentenced to death for Ame Deal murder
Author: 0 PHX woman sentenced to death for Ame Deal murder

The penalty phase of Allen's case lasted almost a month as the jury listened to arguments from both sides. The jurors all agreed that Allen did not seem to be sorry about her role in Ame's death. "I want to thank the members of the jury for their time and effort on this case and reaching a hard, but just conclusion for the senseless murder of Ame", County Attorney Bill Montgomery said in a statement.

Global News Feds uphold Ohio's voter list purge pending Supreme Court review
Author: 0 Feds uphold Ohio's voter list purge pending Supreme Court review

In a court filing Monday, Justice attorneys took the opposite position from the Obama administration in a case that involved the state's removal of thousands of inactive voters from the OH voting rolls. Under the Obama administration, the department took opposite position, which it stated in a brief while the case was heard past year in the US 6th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Global News Man guilty of pipe bomb plot in British airport
Author: 0 Man guilty of pipe bomb plot in British airport

Airport security officials seized the device but released the man. Muhammed later returned to the airport and flew to Italy on February 5. The explosive was then sent for examination by expert Lorna Philp, who found it was a "crude but potentially viable improvised explosive device".

Global News Rare Pink Dolphin Caught On Camera Jumping Out Of Water
Author: 0 Rare Pink Dolphin Caught On Camera Jumping Out Of Water

Incredibly, it seems as though the stars have aligned to bring another pink dolphin into the world. Now, nearly 10 years later, Rue sees pinky swimming nearly every day. Along with Pinky in Louisiana, there's also been what is likely an albino dolphin sighting in California , too. Amazon River Dolphins , also known as pink dolphins, live in the rivers of South America.

Global News Sex in the City's Cynthia Nixon mulling political move
Author: 0 Sex in the City's Cynthia Nixon mulling political move

Gov. Andrew Cuomo D-NY is seeking a third term in 2018. But Nixon's star power and potential to rally the New York City liberal base against Cuomo has drawn particular intrigue, and Nixon used the national platform on the Today show to criticize Cuomo's record on education.

Global News The Clampett Mansion from 'The Beverly Hillbillies'
Author: 0 The Clampett Mansion from 'The Beverly Hillbillies'

The lavish home, which boasts a ballroom and a huge wine cellar, featured in popular 1960s sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies , reports Variety . The home was purchased by hotelier Arnold Kirkeby the following decade and was eventually sold by his estate to Perenchio in 1986 at a price of $13.5 million.

Global News Trump to target opioid crisis with 'major briefing' in New Jersey
Author: 0 Trump to target opioid crisis with 'major briefing' in New Jersey

In March, Trump signed an executive order to establish the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis to "study ways to combat and treat the scourge of drug abuse, addiction, and the opioid crisis, which ... See all of WCPO's heroin and opioid crisis coverage here . "We have a 9/11 scale loss of life every three weeks", said Christie. "Declare a national emergency".

Global News Boy Found Dead In Day Care Van
Author: 0 Boy Found Dead In Day Care Van

He was pronounced dead a short time later, police said. "This is an absolute tragedy that could have been prevented", he said. Around 8:30 p.m., OPD received a call about a child in a van in the lot outside of Little Miracles Academy on Plymouth Avenue .

Author: 0 Trump calls for being tough, decisive on N. Korea

Trump's focus on North Korea comes after the UN Security Council unanimously voted to impose unprecedented sanctions on Pyongyang a month after the Hermit Kingdom first demonstrated an intercontinental ballistic missile. "I can't talk about anything that's classified". According to the Fox News channel, citing USA officials, two Stormpetel missiles were loaded on a patrol boat at Toejo Dong at the eastern coast of the country several days ago, where the East Coast Fleet's headquarters is ...

Global News Tillerson hails United Nations sanctions as China rebukes North Korea
Author: 0 Tillerson hails United Nations sanctions as China rebukes North Korea

The ministers urged North Korea to "to fully and immediately comply with its obligations arising from all the relevant U.N. Security Council Resolutions". United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will press China and other Asian countries to take tougher action against North Korea when he attends regional meetings in Manila starting this week, a senior United States official said on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Thailand Trade With North Korea Drops 94 Per Cent

Thailand on Tuesday pledged to abide by the new UN Security Council resolution to sanction North Korea as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited the country. He became the top US official to visit Thailand since the nation's military seized power from an elected civilian government three years ago, causing relations with the United States to sour.

Global News Up to 100 feared dead in China quake
Author: 0 Up to 100 feared dead in China quake

The Sichuan government said five people had been killed and more than 60 were injured, 30 of them seriously. On Tuesday more than 38,000 people visited Jiuzhai Valley, a national park located in Jiuzhaigou County, inside the Sichuan Province, according to the Xinhua news agency .

Global News BBC News anchor realizes he's in the dog days of summer
Author: 0 BBC News anchor realizes he's in the dog days of summer

Some dog owners chose to enhance the looks of their pets with fancy hairdos, wetsuits, and sunglasses. And it's all in a good cause; the event is free but the dogs and their humans are encouraged to fundraise for local charities, with a percentage of the proceeds going to dog, surfing and environmental non-profit organisations.

Global News Mega Millions jackpot grows to $350 million for Tuesday's drawing
Author: 0 Mega Millions jackpot grows to $350 million for Tuesday's drawing

DE has never had a Mega Millions jackpot victor, but last December, a winning Powerball ticket worth almost $121 million was sold at a Selbyville gas station. Powerball numbers will be drawn at 11 p.m. Wednesday. Pennsylvania's largest Mega Millions jackpot was an $86.7 million cash-value prize claimed by a Pittsburgh couple in 2014.

Author: 0 AFP's Año cautions United States on drone plan

Adiong made the statement following worldwide media reports that U.S. officials in Pentagon are looking into the possibility of American forces conducting airstrikes on Islamic State targets in the southern city. He said the existing Mutual Defense Treaty with the U.S. stipulates that only technical assistance and training may be allowed under the Mutual Defense Board-Security Engagement Board.

Author: 0 North Korea foreign minister says South Korea approach lacks sincerity: Yonhap

In light of North Korea's growing missile threat, the Moon Jae-in administration requested Washington in late-June, to amend the current missile guidelines between the two countries. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho emerges from his bilateral meeting with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, right, in the sidelines of the 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting and its Dialogue Partners Sunday in suburban Pasay city, south Manila , Philippines.

Global News Newlywed Couple Dies in Traffic Accident SW of Wichita
Author: 0 Newlywed Couple Dies in Traffic Accident SW of Wichita

Investigators believe the pickup was north-bound on 103rd when the driver lost control of the vehicle. Another driver found them on the side of the road and reported the crash. "We thank God that they are together while grieving their loss so very deeply". Bouma attended Trinity Academy in Wichita for her sophomore and junior year of high school, which ended in 2015, according to the school.

Author: 0 Oil Prices Rises Above $50 a Barrel

Futures rose 1.1 percent in New York Friday, trimming a weekly drop to 0.3 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up 0.04 per cent, or 9.86 points, to end at 22,026.1 points, an all-time high. US crude futures rose 55 cents, or 1.12%, to $49.58 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Nigeria is also boosting output as a militant campaign is quelled, according to Gulf News.

Global News Iranian Drone Buzzes US Navy Fighter Jet During Carrier Landing
Author: 0 Iranian Drone Buzzes US Navy Fighter Jet During Carrier Landing

They were separated by 100 feet in altitude - close enough so that the F-18 pilot took evasive action, Martin reports . The Navy said the incident involved an F/A-18E Super Hornet that was preparing to land in worldwide airspace on the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the central Gulf.

Global News Jumping goat has fun atop Oklahoma police officer's auto
Author: 0 Jumping goat has fun atop Oklahoma police officer's auto

While a police officer in Blanchard, OK, was searching for the owner of a lost pony, a goat climbed onto the hood of his squad auto. The owner struggled a little before getting the goat down, but the goat didn't give up. "I got it all on video", the officer joked. The department shared the video on Facebook with the caption, "Body cams are useful for convincing the chief that a goat did it".

Author: 0 How to know if your eclipse glasses are the real deal

David Ross said. On Aug. 21, millions of people in the USA will see day turn to night as a total solar eclipse passes over North America. "Although a total eclipse was seen on the Big Island of Hawaii on July 11, 1991, no other total eclipse was visible from the lower 48 states of the US between 1979 and 2017 - a lapse of over 38 years!" "To me it is all part of the plan", he said.

Global News Two Types Of Rs 500 Notes - Biggest Scam of The Century: Congress
Author: 0 Two Types Of Rs 500 Notes - Biggest Scam of The Century: Congress

Congress party has alleged that the 500 and 2,000 rupee notes are different in size, and have different printing ink and symbols on them. "Have found two kinds of Rs 500 and Rs 2000 notes whose dimensions and design differ". However, the Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi raised questions on the source of the notes. In a separate reply, Meghwal said that National Crime Records Bureau data indicates that the incidents of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) have been reported in some parts of ...

Global News Military can destroy drones over domestic USA bases - Pentagon
Author: 0 Military can destroy drones over domestic USA bases - Pentagon

The new rules comes after reports of unauthorized aerial intrusions by drones above bases, including one that nearly collided with a $250 million F-22A Raptor. Amazon.com Inc. and Alphabet Inc's Google unit have been exploring the use of drones to deliver goods ordered online. Commercial drones, meanwhile, are expected to grow tenfold during that same period to 442,000 in 2021, according to the report.

Global News New medical breakthrough could heal organs
Author: 0 New medical breakthrough could heal organs

Researchers have developed a tiny chip that, when applied to an affected area, can regenerate and fix failing body functions by turning skin cells into other types of healing cells. The team at Ohio State University have successfully trialled TNT on pigs and mice, with a reported success rate of 98 per cent. The process turns the skin into a "bioreactor" to fix damaged tissues.

Global News USDA Emails: Don't Use
Author: 0 USDA Emails: Don't Use "Climate Change"

The NRCS is the federal office that oversees farmers' land conservation . Though it is unclear from the emails obtained by Guardian where the instructions in Moebius-Clune's staff note originated, her missive marks the latest mandate from the Trump administration that rejects the overwhelming surplus of scientific evidence supporting human-caused climate change .

Global News Trump Calls for International Toughness, Decisiveness on North Korea
Author: 0 Trump Calls for International Toughness, Decisiveness on North Korea

What can you tell us about us about that? United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley called the article "a shame" on "Fox & Friends." DOOCY: You have no reason to believe that's not accurate, though. In a tweet sent early Tuesday morning, Trump said the world must be "tough & decisive" when addressing North Korea. "We must be tough & decisive!", Trump wrote in a post on Twitter on Tuesday.