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Dr Ruth Pfau admitted to hospital

She received the Hilal-i-Pakistan award and was also awarded the very high civil award of Nishan-i-Quaid-e-Azam for public service. Tributes began pouring in from countrywide dignitaries. She also founded the National Leprosy Control Programme in different areas of Pakistan and was also head of the Marie Adelaide Society of Pakistan (MASP).

London bus crashes, trapping passengers

The crash caused traffic chaos, with witness Maude Grant saying Lavender Hill was "at a standstill" and emergency services were "trying to get people off the bus". Andrew Matthews, 34, of Wandsworth Town, was one of around a dozen passengers on the bus and he says he saw "a lot of blood" following the crash. The bus crashed into the shop.

Duterte revokes Aquino order creating Negros Island Region

According to the Philippine Star , the new EO effectively reverses an earlier order by former President Benigno Aquino III creating the Negros Island Region , which was issued on May 29, 2015. "Revocation of EO No. 183". With Duterte's EO, the regional offices and regional councils (RCs) established with the creation of the NIR are abolished.

Egypt: 4 policemen killed in North Sinai

In July, Egypt was hit by one of the worst attacks on its security forces in years. Two gunmen were killed before the exchange of fire that killed the policeman. The violence has mainly been concentrated in the Sinai Peninsula, where Egypt is fighting an insurgency, but has also expanded to target Egypt's Coptic Christians, the country's largest minority.

Trump 'Reckless' North Korea Remarks Undermine US Security - Congressman Engel

Yet he intentionally keeps vacant EVERY diplomatic position that is relevant to solving this crisis. Asked whether Trump's lack of consultation with key national security aides suggested division in the administration, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said it didn't.

DOE reports find wind energy is more affordable than ever

The December 2015 extension of the federal production tax credit (PTC) for wind power brought on a massive push for wind energy generation, according to the Department of Energy's 2016 Wind Technologies Market Report . The project consists of five 6-MW GE Haliade turbines and was developed by Deepwater Wind. Although smaller than offshore projects in other countries, it marks a historic moment in the USA offshore wind industry and has helped accelerate interest in the US offshore wind ...

Scottish ministers to press Government for powers after Brexit

Russell said the current plans "fatally undermine" the powers of the Scottish Parliament and consent for the proposed EU Withdrawal Bill would be withheld by the legislature in Edinburgh. Mr Russell said ahead of the meeting today that politicians could withdraw support for the Repeal Bill, which will transfer all European Union laws into British ones when we leave.

Jagan Mohan Reddy calls AP CM liar, asks people to dethrone him

Accusing the Chief Minister of duping farmers and DWCRA members with his promise of complete loan waiver and youth by promising generation of employment and unemployment allowance and nearly all sections of people by making empty promises, Mr.

Guam Governor: 'I Want' A President Who Will Retaliate

Global risk appetite faltered resulting in investors piling onto havens such as U.S. Treasuries , gold and the yen after Pyongyang saying it is considering plans to attack U.S. "They believe that we are not true USA citizens, when we do have plenty of Chamorro people going into the USA military and serving for their country and dying for their country", he said.

B-1 bombers key to a United States plan to strike North Korea

In July, North Korea test-launched a rocket with the potential to reach the USA mainland. "The KPA Strategic Force is now carefully examining the operational plan for making an enveloping fire at the areas around Guam with medium-to-long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 in order to contain the US major military bases on Guam , including the Anderson Air Force Base", said the spokesman.

Fake currency racket: Suspected Ansar Bangla terrorist Raza-ul-Ahmed arrested

Last week, the UP ATS had also arrested a suspect from the Bengal module. As per the report, Raza who is a member of Ansar Bangla - Bangladesh based terror outfit was involved in a fake currency racket in India. Earlier on Sunday, Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) had arrested an Ansarullah terror suspect who had also been living in the country with fake documents.

Partial solar eclipse coming to Kenosha

Purchases from businesses such as Amazon , for example, might not be from those companies, since the top 50 results on Amazon.com for solar eclipse glasses don't come from any of the five companies trusted by NASA. Dr. Hrudey and the Astronomical Society, at this point, are not sure how much interest there is locally in the partial eclipse, but they are preparing for however many show up on the day.

Bevin pursuing new $1.6B Toyota, Mazda plant in US

Toyota said the delay was necessary to adjust its supply chain in Mexico to produce the truck-based Tacoma pickup model instead of the Corolla compact vehicle. One expert who spoke at the Kentucky Automotive Industry Association conference Monday agreed that MS is the most likely location for the plant. With Toyota plants already in state, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Alabama and Texas are sure to throw their hats into the ring.

Read warning of terrorist who planted bomb on Akal Takht Express

The explosive was found in the B3 coach of the Akal Takht Express, which was on way to Amritsar in Punjab from Howrah in West Bengal. Search operations are on for suspicious objects in other coaches of the train, the news channel added. After Dujana was killed, the Jammu and Kashmir police had asked the Pakistan High Commission to claim his body and said that the body would not be handed over to the locals as Dujana did not belong to the Kashmir Valley.

Three dead in machete attack on Kenya vote tallying centre

Kenyans were still waiting Wednesday night for word of the final election results as provisional ones showed Kenyatta with a strong lead with nearly all polling stations counted. And in the Kibera slum in Nairobi , a community leader who runs an local NGO said protests have now spread there too. Odinga urged his supporters to " remain calm as we look deep into this matter", but added: "I don't control the people".

Kenyans in Uganda vote in country's presidential polls

The electoral agency said final results are being collated from forms 34A and 34B. "Presiding officer, party agents sign the F34A at the polling station before onward transmission to the tallying centers", Chebukati briefed the media on Wednesday.

When a jogger knocked down a woman, shocking video goes viral; WATCH

British police released CCTV footage on Tuesday (August 8) of a jogger pushing a woman towards an oncoming bus as they appealed for help to track down the assailant. The footage shows oncoming bus being forced to swerve into the adjacent lane to avoid hitting her. BuzzFeed News UK reported the 33-year-old woman suffered only minor injuries.

Lassa Fever Kills Two in Lagos

Each of the two patients presented very late and died in spite of efforts to save them. Yobe State government has placed four people under surveillance for clinical analysis over suspected case of Lassa fever. He said standard protocols had not yet confirmed position of the outstanding four cases as they have been subjected to a second laboratory test. Meanwhile, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Primary Health Care, Dr.

Local congressmen react to Trump-North Korea feud

Read the exchange on North Korea, below. "I think we are a long way off from nuclear war", Kennedy said. "I think the global community is looking to the United States for leadership to avoid a military confrontation with North Korea that could well involve nuclear weapons", he added.

U.S. president's North Korea comments batters blue-chip stocks

The weaker markets followed President Trump's warning to North Korea that it would see " fire and fury like the world has never seen " if it continued to threaten the United States. Prudential, an worldwide financial services group, fell 2.33 percent. The shares had gained around 40 percent this year ahead of the earnings release.

State Dept. Says Trump On 'Same Page' As US Officials

Nauert says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke to Trump for about an hour after Trump warned Tuesday of "fire and fury" if North Korea escalated its threats. "What is alarming, two ICBM tests in less than a month, two nuclear tests that took place previous year". "Look, the president is sending a strong message to North Korea in the kind of language that North Korea understands".

Gulf Crisis: 'Qatar airways can fly through UAE, Bahrain' ICAO

On the same day, Saudi Arabia also denied news reports that it allows Qatar carriers to use its airports and airspace. Spokesman Anthony Philbin says that since June 5, the aviation organization has been working with various countries in the Middle East to work out access to airspace for Qatar-registered aircraft.

Scaramucci going on Stephen Colbert's show Monday

Get ready for the Anthony Scaramucci movie. Oh, and Liam Gallagher will be the musical guest, too. As soon as he started his role as communications director, he gave numerous media interviews and threatened fire his entire staff in an effort to stem the leaking that has plagued President Trump's administration since nearly the first day.

Teenage migrants 'deliberately drowned' by smugglers in Yemen — BBCI

The survivors told the IOM that a smuggler had pushed them to the sea after seeing people who looked like officials, the IOM's Yemen mission head Laurent de Boeck said. IOM says around 55,000 migrants have left the Horn of Africa headed for Yemen since the start of the year, most aiming to find work in Gulf countries.

Calvin Harris Tops Forbes' List Of World' Highest-Paid DJs

Harris' star-studded album features an abundance of collaborations - from Frank Ocean and Migos, to Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams - and debuted at No. 2، while The Chainsmokers earned $38 million، bolstered by the chart-topping success of pop hits "Closer" with Halsey and "Something Just Like This" with Coldplay.

Ex-Texas Gov. Mark White, 77, remembered at Houston funeral

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has lauded former Governor Mark White as a public servant who "devoted his life to making our state even better, particularly when it came to educating our children". Bush and Luci Baines Johnson, the daughter of former President Lyndon Johnson. Rick Perry, now U.S. Energy Secretary, were among the hundreds of mourners.

Slain Indiana officer hailed as hero at funeral

A police officer who authorities say was fatally shot by a man he was trying to help from an overturned auto was hailed during his funeral as an IN hero. Twenty-eight-year-old Jason D. Brown is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. Brown is charged with murder in Lt. Allan's death. His hearing was delayed twice because he was hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds after two officers fired on him following Allan's shooting.

Trump Needs Congressional Authorization for Pre-Emptive Strike on North Korea

A Japanese defense paper and a US media report said Tuesday that North Korea may have successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles. Washington's alarm over North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's pursuit of a nuclear capability has intensified in the past month after the North conducted two tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles last month.

Cassie Sainsbury's plea bargain rejected by court

Sainsbury, accompanied in court by her family, nodded her head calmly in response before being led out of court by a heavy contingent of police officers and a bevy of journalists. Sainsbury told the court she initially thought she was carrying documents for someone in exchange for $10,000, but was later forced to carry drugs after being threatened, News Corp reported.

Why is North Korea So Fixated on Guam?

North Korea said on Wednesday it is considering plans for a missile strike on the US Pacific territory of Guam , just hours after President Donald Trump told the North that any threat to the United States would be met with " fire and fury ".

Death toll rises to 25 in South China landslide

Xinhua said the number of casualties may continue to rise since rescuers have not yet reached all villages because some roads and communications remain cut off. The China Earthquake Networks Center said the quake had at magnitude of 7 .0 and a depth of 20 kilometers. Pictures circulating on social media showed stunned people milling about on debris-strewn streets, fearful of going back inside as more than 1,000 aftershocks were detected, according to China's official natural disaster ...

Russian Federation surveillance aircraft flies over Washington secure airspace

According to flight data obtained from aircraft monitoring website Flightradar24, the Russian aircraft, a Tupolev TU-154M, took off from Dayton, Ohio, Wednesday morning. Capitol", according to the Washington Post. After each flight, the host nation gets a copy of any imagery taken by the observation aircraft. The flyby happened as tensions between the U.S.

Amarillo Globe-News sold to GateHouse Media, Inc

The sale is part of the company's strategic restructuring efforts to focus on lifestyle and niche publications, broadband operations, property development and new business. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. "The sale of the Amarillo Globe-News is certainly bittersweet", said Les Simpson, publisher of the Globe-News. It is one of the largest newspaper companies in the country.

Washington Metro sued by diverse groups over issue-oriented ad ban

Notices for Yiannopoulos's book were posted and remained up in New York's and Chicago's transit systems, both of which have rules against overtly political advertising. Arthur Spitzer, legal director of the ACLU-DC and lead counsel in the case, said in a statement today that the case "highlights the consequences of the government's attempt to suppress all controversial speech on public transit property" as "the First Amendment protects the speech of everyone from discriminatory government ...

Here's how many Americans trust what Trump says

Trump broke a campaign promise and urged Senate Republicans to repeal the existing health care law with legislation that the Congressional Budget Office said would leave 22 million more Americans without insurance. We have 168 members that they make those decisions. As one of the officials put it, the political atmosphere under Kelly is a contrast to when the White House was led by Priebus, a GOP stalwart who "was trained to not work with Democrats and to see them as the enemy".

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