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China landslide site evacuated over concerns of 2nd slide


The local government told CNN 93 people were still unaccounted for and 15 people thought to have died had subsequently been found safe. The landslide happened at about 6 Mao County, located in a mountainous area in Sichuan province on the edge of the Tibetan plateau. Read More »

Gas prices steady as we slide toward the Fourth of July


Florida ranks 22nd among states with the lowest daily average price for gasoline. Gas pollster Trilby Lundberg says judging from the current price of crude, if anything prices should go down this week, on top of the seven cent drop she has seen in the last two weeks. Read More »

War, violence, persecution push displacement to new unprecedented high


He also called for properly protecting and caring for the world's refugees , internally displaced and asylum-seekers - who now number 22.5 million, 40.3 million, and 2.8 million, respectively. "We have to do better for these people". Pakistan, which provides refuge mainly for Afghans, hosted the second greatest number a year ago, while Lebanon was third. Read More »

Bangladesh marks Eid al-Fitr


But reports say that this year Donald Trump has declined to host such a dinner. Eid al-Fitr doesn't have any historical links; instead, the celebrations focus on the community and family, and a spirit of generosity is encouraged. Allam, who delivered the Eid sermon, explained the blessings of fasting during the holy month of Ramadan and wished the nation progress and prosperity. Read More »

Michigan Health Officials Charged With Manslaughter For Flint Water Crisis

Nick Lyon , director of Michigan Health and Human Services, was charged with involuntary manslaughter, a felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison and a $7,500 fine. In a statement , Michigan Governor Rick Snyder said he had "full faith and confidence" in Mr Lyon and Dr Wells and that they would remain in their posts. Read More »

NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind files his nomination


Ramnath Kovind after meeting the BJP Legislators and ministers left for Delhi. He strongly criticized BJP's attitude at forcing a candidate by ignoring call of the hour to have consensus with all opposition parties, especially in a crucial position like the President of the Indian Union. Read More »

Kovind is supported by the majority, his victory is sure: Naidu


Mulayam has already termed Kovind a "dear friend" and a "wonderful candidate" for president. But how much weightage does Mulayam Singh have in the party and how many lawmakers are with him? As per vote projections after some non-NDA parties extended their support to the BJP nominee, Kovind has an assured 6,82,677 votes in his kitty. Read More »

No Eid celebration at White House


Others noted former US President Barack Obama held the last Ramadhan iftar at the White House. The Clinton administration hosted an iftar dinner in 1996, a tradition that George Bush and Obama continued. Ramzan is the Islamic festival celebrated by Muslims all over the world. President Trump talked at large about Washington's commitment to defeat the "perverted ideology" of the terrorists. Read More »

Korea is open to moratorium on nuclear, missile tests


A North Korean taekwondo demonstration team arrived in South Korea on Friday for its first performances in the rival country in 10 years. The new South Korean president was speaking before 971 athletes and 796 officials from 183 countries, making the seven-day biennial event in Muju, located 240 kilometers south of Seoul , the largest of its kind ever to be held. Read More »

Maryland, DC attorneys general file lawsuit against Trump


White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Monday rejected the claim that Trump's business interests violated the Constitution and said "partisan politics" were behind the lawsuit. Constitution's Emoluments Clause . In March, DC attorney general Karl Racine told Reuters that the District had suffered because it had subsidized the construction of Trump-owned hotels that are now impacted by foreign payments and commerce. Read More »

Turkish schools to stop teaching evolution, official says


In place of these programs will be a class on the 2016 anti-government coup, where military leaders failed to seize power from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, that critics say will present a pro-government distortion of the events. The theory of evolution is being banned from Turkish high schools. When not watching as his thugs beat up Americans in front of his country's embassy in Washington, D.C., with little to no repercussions, Erdogan has overseen the arrests of more than 50,000 ... Read More »

New mast installed at Sabarimala


Travancore Devaswom Board president Prayar Gopalakrishnan said the DGP has promise to depute a special team of forensic experts. Officials reportedly found that the gold-coasting on the mast changed colour after the mast-installation ceremony. Read More »

Akhilesh Yadav questions Yogi Adityanath's absence at Lucknow eidgah

He said that the state government is committed to provide complete security to women and also ensure that they are empowered - socially and economically. The previous SP government wanted to shift the airport to Sefai, the native place of Akhilesh Yadav in Etawah district. "SP leaders, who have carried criminals and rapists with them in their cars, should introspect". Read More »

British PM welcomes Saudi crown prince appointment


Eric Pelofsky, who dealt with Middle East issues at the White House under Obama, said the administration had "labored pretty hard to avoid a direct clash between Saudi Arabia and Iran on the high seas", in part because it would expand the Yemen conflict and there were questions "about what the outcome of such an encounter might be". Read More »

Murray stunned by world number 90


Thompson, meanwhile, had reached the final of the Challenger event in Surbiton two weeks ago, lost in the first round in 's-Hertogenbosch last week and then headed to Queen's Club for the qualifying competition. The shock loss ended Murray s 14-match winning streak on grass and his 10-match unbeaten run at Queen s. Murray saved one set point but not the next as another backhand volley dropped into the bottom of the net and the underdog took the frame. Read More »

`Single' traveller refused hotel room, post goes viral


A woman has accused an Indian hotel of discrimination after she was turned away - despite having a reservation - because she was travelling alone. "Massive bag in hand, gross from the journey - just standing outside the hotel". He says that ever since they tied up with Goibibo they have had to regularly turn down unmarried couples and single wo-men, who end up booking without reading a small disclaimer placed at the end of the booking web page. Read More »

Philippine Army Respects Ceasefire during End of Ramadan


However, the Army said the ceasefire will only cover a halt in their employment of capabilities. The intelligence report stated 28 Indonesians, 26 Pakistanis, 21 Malaysians, four Arabs, three Bangladeshis, one Indian-Singaporean, and one Singaporean were among the purported foreign "terrorists". Read More »

3 dead, including 2 children, in Mississauga crash


A 40-year-old man was also killed. Peel Regional Police said two children, ages four and 12, succumbed to their injuries as they were taken to hospital. Winston Churchill Boulevard remained closed in all directions at the QEW overnight because of the fatal crash but all lanes were expected to reopen by 6:30 a.m. Read More »

MI airport stabbing an 'act of terror'

Ftouhi yelled " Allahu akbar " - which mean "God is great" in Arabic - before stabbing the officer in the neck, Gelios said . Witnesses said the suspect yelled " Allahu akbar " during the attack, and he later expressed anger about violence in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan in an interview with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More »

Meira Kumar Congress Nominee for President


Addressing the MPs and state legislators, Adityanath said, "It is for the first time that we will have the honour of having a person from Uttar Pradesh as our president". Though he would be meeting only with the MPs and MLAs who have pledged their loyalty with him, the NDA's presidential pick would appeal to all the members of the electoral college to support his candidature, they added. Read More »

Tourist boat with 150 aboard sinks near Colombian city


When he got to the shore people told him the ship had gone under. (It) didnt crash into another (boat), but simply sank, ” Victoria Eugenia Ramirez, the secretary for the government of Antioquia province, where Guatape is located, told the daily. Read More »