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by | August 19, 2019 | 02:14

A post on social media by high-profile actress Crystal Liu Yifei voicing support for police in Hong Kong has sparked an angry reaction in the city - including calls for a mass boycott of "Mulan" , her upcoming action flick for Disney. At this time , both Yifei and Disney haven't commented on Yifei's social media post or the boycott. Movie star, martial arts master and Hong Kong native Jackie Chan also came under fire for an interview he did with Chinese media organization CCTV.

by | August 19, 2019 | 01:20

The revelations come just before Boris Johnson takes his first official foreign trip as prime minister to meet with President Emmanuel Macron of France and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany in advance the G-7 summit this coming weekend in Biarritz, France.

by | August 19, 2019 | 00:46

All born within four minutes, and each weighing four pounds, these triplets were born August 10, 2019 to Dannette and Austin Giltz. "Once we left the hospital, she's out of the hospital, I know she's okay". By that stage, she was 6cm dilated, so "they moved me very quickly into surgery". Dannette said doctors told her to expect twins, so everyone was surprised when she ended up with triplets.

by | August 19, 2019 | 02:15

He shot the waiter in the shoulder with a handgun and quickly fled the restaurant which only opened a few months ago. His colleagues called the police . "It's a quiet restaurant, without any problems". The incident happened at a small restaurant in Noisy-le-Grand, a suburb located in eastern Paris. Residents to Le Parisien newspaper that neighbourhood has been growing more violent with increasing issues over drug-dealing and public drunkenness.

by | August 18, 2019 | 02:14

As the crowd swelled, police fired teargas. We have no reason to doubt that the reasons why police issued a prohibition order against the Harare leg of the demonstrations are different from what applies in Bulawayo and elsewhere. Upon taking office, Mnangagwa had vowed to revive Zimbabwe's economy, but people in the country say things have gone from bad to worse amid shortages of basic goods and skyrocketing prices.

by | August 18, 2019 | 01:59

Hundreds of people have gathered in Sydney at a pro-China rally, condemning violence stemming from pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong . After gathering peacefully in the Central business district, the teachers marched on the Government House residence of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam, chanting "Hong Kong police know the law, they break the law".

by | August 18, 2019 | 01:47

Matthew Searle from the Lucie Blackman Trust said that he is the sole spokesman appointed by Nora's parents, mum Maebh (centre) and father Sebastien Quoirin (left), to speak on their behalf. He dismissed theories that Nora could have wandered outside on her own. Her family said the test results gave "some information" but she died in "extremely complex circumstances".

by | August 18, 2019 | 02:11

But late on Friday, a day after the tanker was released from detention, the USA obtained a warrant to seize the vessel over violations of US sanctions, money laundering and terrorism statutes. Mr. Picardo said the US request should be reviewed by Mutual Legal Assistance authorities who will make "an objective, legal determination of that request for separate proceedings".

by | August 17, 2019 | 00:52

The move by China , an all-weather ally of Pakistan , came after Islamabad writing a letter seeking a meeting. Friday's discussion is not considered a full security meeting but rather referred to as closed-door consultations, which are becoming increasingly more common, diplomats said.

by | August 17, 2019 | 00:53

Jason Hogg, the force's deputy chief constable, said: "Our deepest thoughts at this time are of course with Andrew's friends and family, who are being supported by specially trained family liaison officers". "On his Facebook page, Harper's grandmother, Maureen Shrimpton, wrote, "[It's] Just a really disgusting day", the outlet reported. His grandmother, Maureen Shrimpton, said she was "so proud of him" and that it was "a really awful day".

by | August 16, 2019 | 11:49

Epstein, accused of paying underage girls hundreds of dollars in cash for massages and then sexually abusing them at various locations, was shrouded in mystery. Authorities are most likely turning their attention to the team of recruiters and employees who, according to police reports, knew about Epstein's penchant for underage girls and lined up victims for him.

by | August 15, 2019 | 02:03

CRITICAL JUNCTURE China said on Monday protests in the Asian financial hub had reached a critical juncture. Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam , suspended consideration of the bill indefinitely but stopped short of completely withdrawing it from the legislative agenda.

by | August 14, 2019 | 02:30

Four of the victims were siblings who were being cared for at the care center, the fire chief said . A morning fire in Pennsylvania killed five children and sent another person to the hospital, authorities said. In thIs photo released by the Erie Fire department, firefighters work to put out a house fire in Erie, Pennsylvania early in the morning on Aug 11, 2019.

by | August 14, 2019 | 00:58

A Government source said Downing Street anticipated that Monday September 9 - when MPs are likely to discuss the report in the Commons - could be the first major legislative showdown over a no-deal Brexit . More than 70 cross party MPs and anti-Brexit campaigners filed a petition at Edinburgh's Court of Session to prevent the British prime minister being able to prorogue parliament .

by | August 14, 2019 | 00:38

On Friday morning, China's National Meteorological Center issued a red typhoon alert - the highest level - meaning businesses and schools in affected areas were advised to close. Lekima is now slowly winding its methodology north thru the Zhejiang province, and is anticipated to hit Shanghai , which has a population of higher than 20 million.

by | August 14, 2019 | 00:52

He said the welcoming words from the 1903 plaque at the Statue of Liberty , "Give me your exhausted, your poor", were put there "at nearly the same time" as when the first public charge law was passed - in 1882 . The new rule is set to go into effect October 15. "Would you also agree that Emma Lazarus's words etched on the Statue of Liberty, 'Give me your exhausted, give me your poor, ' are also a part of the American ethos?" "I do not think, by any means, we're ready to take anything ...

by | August 14, 2019 | 01:58

His body was discovered early on Saturday at a facility in NY. In a statement , Young said that teachers, clerical workers and other support staff are regularly used to fill in for guards, and many guards are regularly forced to work 70- and 80-hour weeks.

by | August 13, 2019 | 02:08

The changes to the " public charge " rules have been in the works since 2018, as part of Trump's campaign to slash both legal and illegal immigration . Citizenship and Immigration Services Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli said the rule would help promote "self-reliance" among immigrants. It determines that whether an alien is applying for admission or adjustment of status is inadmissible to the country because he or she is likely at any time to become a public charge for availing public ...

by | August 13, 2019 | 00:42

Norway has been grappling with the fear of rising extremist violence tied to immigration at least since 2011, when an attacker killed 92 people in a bombing and mass shooting. Mohammad Rafiq said he threw the gunman to the ground after the man entered the al-Noor Islamic Center in Baerum near the Norwegian capital of Oslo on Saturday, before the two other men inside the mosque rushed to help him pin down the gunman.

by | August 13, 2019 | 01:24

A hole in the wall of a house in Estes Park is seen after a bear crashed through it Friday night . A bear left this hole on a Colorado home's wall after escaping from police on August 9, 2019. Some vehicles contained no "attractants", which showed that certain bears have become so used to finding food in vehicles that they were going from auto to car even if they neither saw nor smelled food, officials said.

by | August 13, 2019 | 00:56

Two firearms were also found near the area and police are analysing whether these weapons were connected to the homicides in B.C. The pair is also suspected in the killings of a young couple, Lucas Fowler, 23, an Australian, and Chynna Deese, 24, an American.

by | August 12, 2019 | 01:40

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has condemned the attack "in the strongest terms" and extended his deepest condolences to the families of the victims. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast, which happened as a United Nations convoy was passing through the area. At least two people were killed when a vehicle bomb exploded in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi on Saturday, according to local security sources.

by | August 12, 2019 | 02:27

The accident occurred at a military testing range near Severodvinsk in the Arkhangelsk region on August 8. It was not immediately clear if the five fatalities cited in a Saturday statement by Rosatom were all in addition to the previously reported deaths.

by | August 12, 2019 | 00:51

Vigil held for victims of gun shooting in El Paso Texas, Photo Date: 8/5/2019. Federal authorities said they are weighing hate-crime charges against the suspected gunman El Paso that could carry the death penalty. Trump did not attend the meeting, and the White House declined to say which administration officials took part in the closed-door session. Many El Paso residents, protesters and Democrats have blasted Trump over his incendiary words, blaming Trump for inflaming political and ...

by | August 12, 2019 | 02:11

The monster storm hit Wenling City early Saturday, packing winds of almost 190 kilometers per hour and generating waves several meters high along the coast. More than one million people were evacuated before the typhoon hit, and nearly three million people are now facing power outages. "Military rescue teams were called to the city of Taizhou in Zhejiang, where a large part of urban areas suffered power cuts, shortage of tap water and disruption of communication".

by | August 12, 2019 | 00:35

For their part, protesters say police have used excessive force and ignored calls for help when thugs attacked civilians in a commuter rail station. Tear gas was sacked at a crowd of some 1,000 people in a brief evening standoff at a commuter rail station in Tai Wai in the northern region of New Territories.

by | August 11, 2019 | 02:04

The Ministry said there was no release of radioactive or toxic substances. Health officials said that no members of the public were affected. As per the city administration, radiation level rose to 2 microsieverts per hour for about 30 minutes before it returned to its natural level of 0.1 microsieverts per hour.

by | August 11, 2019 | 01:04

Led by Prime Minister Imran Khan , top Pakistani leadership have been calling world leaders and its top diplomats have been meeting United States lawmakers and senior officials in Washington and NY to ascertain their position and telling them that it is headed for a war if there is no mediation by them.

by | August 11, 2019 | 01:13

The provision, inserted through a special Presidential order in 1954, also gave the Assembly powers to determine the recipients of grants, the right to purchase land and property, as well as settling permanently in the region. The External Affairs Ministry said it was not surprised by Pakistan because Islamabad "has used such sentiments to justify its cross-border terrorism".

by | August 11, 2019 | 01:12

The explosion occurred when the vehicle overturned near the town of Morogoro, a settlement around 200 km west of the capital Dar es Salaam. The blast came after a group of people tried to siphon fuel from the vehicle. Bodies of those who succumbed have been moved to Morogoro Regional Hospital. "The situation is really bad". In May, more than 50 people died in Niger when a tanker exploded.

by | August 11, 2019 | 01:44

Speaking to several hundred people, Democratic presidential candidate and El Paso local Beto O'Rourke said immigrants had made the city one of the safest cities in America, before Saturday's shooting. The city of El Paso said the White House still owes it half a million dollars for that rally. But a police officer told her that her 21-year-old son was legally allowed to purchase the weapon, and nothing was done about the "informational" call, according to the lawyers.

by | August 10, 2019 | 02:10

A large crowd gathered at the airport as his casket draped with an American flag arrived. Southwest employees can be seen standing completely still and silent, looking on. Mr Knight, who works for Southwest Airlines, was five when he saw his dad leave for war from Love Field Airport, news.com.au reports. The camera pans to the passengers, some of whom became visibly tearful.

by | August 10, 2019 | 01:49

Law enforcement agencies say the suspected gunman was driven by hatred for Hispanics, citing an online manifesto apparently written by the shooter that was rife with anti-immigrant hatred. "They are harvested only once they have been planted". He said the El Paso attack "was sowed by those who spoke the same words the El Paso murderer did: warning of an "invasion".

by | August 09, 2019 | 01:54

Investigators are appealing to the public for help and are asking for any witnesses who did not already speak to the authorities to come forward. The teen, who can not be named for legal reasons, wore a grey sweater and spoke to confirm his name, address, date of birth and nationality as British at the short court hearing, Sky News reported .

by | August 09, 2019 | 01:12

CNN reports: 'US immigration authorities arrested about 680 undocumented immigrants at seven sites in six different cities in MS on Wednesday. ICE said it has made more than 2,300 criminal and administrative arrests related to workplaces in the 2018 fiscal year, which ended in September, compared to just over 300 in the previous year.