Thursday, July 18, 2019

At least 10 dead in Japanese suspected arson attack [11]  da  de  es  fr  it  nl  pt  ru  sv  fa  hu  no  pl  ro  sl

More than 10 people are feared dead in a suspected case of arson at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto. Local media reported about 10 people were found lying on the second floor of the building but they were not transported immediately to medical facilities because they were believed to be already dead.

RTERadio 9:08:00 AM CEST

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Iran reveals it HAS seized a foreign oil tanker that disappeared on Sunday [8]  ar  da  de  es  fa  fr  nl  pt  ru  sl  sv  tr  no

The U.S. has sent thousands of additional troops, nuclear-capable B-52 bombers and advanced fighter jets into the Mideast amid the heightened tensions. Britain announced earlier this week it will send a third warship to the Gulf amid a tense stand-off with Iran.

dailymail 1:40:00 PM CEST

Donald Trump blames supporters for 'send her back' rally chant that triggers outrage [7]  da  de  es  fr  nl  no  pt  ru  sv  ar  hu  pl  sl

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump blamed his supporters Thursday for a chant of "send her back" that erupted at his North Carolina rally, even though he did nothing to stop the taunts against a black lawmaker. "I disagree with it,” the president told reporters a day later in the Oval Office. "I wasn't happy with that message.

news-yahoo 7:51:00 PM CEST

China Is Drafting Urgent Plan to Resolve Hong Kong Chaos, SCMP Says [6]  da  de  nl  pt

(Bloomberg) -- Chinese officials in charge of Hong Kong affairs are working on an urgent strategy to solve the city’s political chaos and have ruled out the use of military force, the South China Morning Post reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the discussions.

news-yahoo 9:52:00 PM CEST

PM Imran appreciates ICJ decision of not acquitting or release Kulbhushan Jhadhav [4]

F.P. Report. ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said appreciated the decision of the International Court of Justice to neither acquit nor release Indian spy Commander Kulbhushan Jadhav, on Thursday. Earlier on July 17, the ICJ found that India’s submission pertaining to the acquittal and release of Kulbhushan Jadhav could not be upheld.

TheFrontierPost-en 3:58:00 PM CEST

Manchester Arena bomber's brother Hashem Abedi extradited from Libya [4]

T he brother of the suicide bomber who blew himself up at the Manchester Arena in May 2017 killing 22 people has been extradited from Libya to Britain, it has been confirmed. Hashem Abedi, 22, was arrested in the North African country the day after his older brother Salman, detonated a device at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

telegraph 4:46:00 AM CEST

Turkey blocked from F-35 program for accepting Russian S-400 [3]  ar  bg  da  de  fa  fr  nl  pl  pt  ru  sl  sw  tr

A Russian Antonov military cargo plane, carrying parts of the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, is unloaded after landing at the Murted Air Base in Ankara, Turkey, on July 12, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua] WASHINGTON -- The White House confirmed on Wednesday that Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400....

chinadaily 3:45:00 AM CEST

Exclusive: Canada warns U.S. against drug import plans, citing shortage concerns [3]  nl  sl  sv  it

By Allison Martell. TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada opposes any U.S. plans to buy Canadian prescription drugs that might threaten the country's drug supply or raise costs for its own citizens, officials have told U.S. authorities, in a new setback to the Trump administration's efforts to tackle high drug....

news-yahoo 8:52:00 PM CEST

Twelve young Israelis held in Cyprus over alleged rape of British tourist [3]

ATHENS, July 18 (Reuters) - A court in Cyprus on Thursday remanded 12 Israeli youths in custody on suspicion of an alleged rape of a 19-year-old British tourist at a holiday resort on the island. The youths, aged between 16 and 18, are alleged to have raped the woman in a hotel room in Ayia Napa, a....

news-yahoo 3:46:00 PM CEST

Nigeria beat Tunisia 1-0 to clinch AFCON Bronze medal [3]  ar  sv

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) The early goal in the first half of the match gave the Super Eagles of Nigeria victory over the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in the third place match played on Wednesday at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo, Egypt. Odion Ighalo scored in the 3 rd minute of the first half when he....

apanews-en 1:04:00 AM CEST

San Juan mayor to Trump: "This is not about you" [2]  es

“President Trump you never got it; and you never will. This is not about you; this is about the dignity of the Puerto Rican people. So Mr. President, here is a simple lesson on DIGNITY, something you Sir, know nothing about: what is happening in Puerto Rico is that a people united by a profound....

cnn 11:45:00 PM CEST

Karnataka Trust Vote today: Supreme Court verdict not in our way, says Congress, will issue whip [2]

The Congress, after discussions with experts and lawyers, concluded that a whip, asking legislators to attend an Assembly session, is the prerogative of a political party under the anti-defection law. (Representative Image) Hours after the Supreme Court left it to the discretion of Speaker K R....

expressindia 2:28:00 AM CEST

DHS leader says fewer than 1,000 family separations [2]  ar  de  es  pt  ru

WASHINGTON - A top Trump administration official said Thursday the number of family separations at the border has fallen since last summer’s zero tolerance policy, and they are done only for compelling reasons. Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said fewer than 1,000 children have....

TorontoStar 8:20:00 PM CEST

House approves $15 minimum wage for workers [2]  da  de  es  fr  nl  pt  sv

The House has approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, to $15 an hour. Democrats pushed through the bill Thursday with a party-line vote of 231-199, but it has almost no chance in the Republican-controlled Senate. A hike in the $7.25 hourly wage has been a top Democratic campaign promise.

CBSnews 6:18:00 PM CEST

Johnson promises no-deal preparation intensity on day one if he becomes PM [2]  da  de  es  fr  nl  pt  sl  hu

Boris Johnson will immediately launch a major drive to prepare the country for a no-deal Brexit if he becomes prime minister. The front-runner for the Tory leadership again refused to rule out suspending Parliament in order to force through EU withdrawal without an agreement at the final Tory leadership hustings.

itv 3:52:00 AM CEST

Palestinians slam Israeli demolition order near Jerusalem [2]

SUR BAHER - Israeli plans to demolish Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem have drawn international criticism, amid Palestinian fears that a precedent would be set for other buildings along the barrier route. The deadline for residents of Sur Baher to remove the....

middle-east-online_en 3:55:00 PM CEST

'I'M SORE' Tiger Woods gets treatment on painful back after shooting dismal 78 at The Open [2]  da  de  pt  fr

TIGER WOODS confirmed he was "sore" with a bad back and that he was going straight for treatment after a nightmare first-round 78 at The Open. Woods, who has undergone four operations on his back, appeared to wince after his first tee shot and things got no better from there in the cool conditions at Royal Portrush.

thesun 9:58:00 PM CEST

The Latest: No additional charges in Trump hush money probe [2]  da  de  es  fr  nl  pt  ru  sv  hu  pl  sl

NEW YORK - The Latest on the unsealing of court records related to the Michael Cohen investigation (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Federal prosecutors in New York have decided not to file any additional charges in their investigation of illegal hush money payments orchestrated by President Donald Trump’s lawyer before the 2016 election.

TorontoStar 10:45:00 PM CEST

Arkansas deputy killed in shooting, suspect dead: Officials [2]  de  nl  pt

originally appeared on An Arkansas sheriff’s deputy was killed Thursday morning in a shooting that left one other person wounded and the suspected killer dead, police said. Mike Stephens, 56, was identified as the Stone County Sheriff's deputy that was killed in the incident, Arkansas....

news-yahoo 11:54:00 PM CEST

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