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Canada approval imminent: Pipeline will bring tankers to Washington waters

Tuesday  06:05,   18 june 2019
seattlepi

SEQUIM — Consequences for America if Canada approves an 890,000-barrel-a-day oil pipeline, a decision set for Tuesday, can be viewed at the top of a steep 17-mile road out of Sequim up to Deer Park in Olympic National... >>>

Mexico readies to receive Central American migrants as part of federal program aimed at welcoming visitors

Tuesday  05:50,   18 june 2019
sandiegouniontribune

Tijuana, Baja California -- Waving small white flags under a giant Mexican flag at the El Chaparral border facility in Tijuana, dignitaries and federal Mexican officials vowed Monday to care for the human rights of all people who come to Mexico --... >>>

Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN

Tuesday  05:50,   18 june 2019
msn

The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said. The population could then grow to 11 billion by 2100,... >>>

New Jersey man, 55, is latest case of tourist's death in Dominican Republic

Tuesday  05:15,   18 june 2019
foxnews

The State Department confirmed to Fox News the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S.... >>>

Death toll from China quakes rises to 11

Tuesday  03:50,   18 june 2019
reuters

Death toll from China quakes rises to... >>>

U.S. to send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East

Tuesday  03:20,   18 june 2019
reuters

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were "defensive purposes," citing concerns about a threat from Iran. "The recent Iranian attacks... >>>

US blasts Iran's 'nuclear extortion,' Pompeo plans to meet American military leaders

Tuesday  01:05,   18 june 2019
abcnews.go

Iran vowed to increase its uranium enrichment if it doesn't get the economic benefits it was promised from the nuclear deal, the U.S. is promising greater... >>>

Hong Kong's leader faces pressure to resign. Will her replacement be any better?

Monday  22:40,   17 june 2019
latimes

HONG KONG - It seemed impossible to conceive Hong Kong could produce a more unpopular leader than Leung Chun-ying, the hapless one-term chief executive who was despised for refusing to negotiate with activists during the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella... >>>

As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over migrants

Monday  22:15,   17 june 2019
reuters

As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over... >>>

Magician feared dead as Houdini-inspired stunt goes wrong

Monday  21:20,   17 june 2019
cbsnews

"I asked him why he risked his life for magic," local photographer says. "He smiled and said, 'If I do it right, it's magic. If I make a mistake, it becomes tragic.'" The magician told him that he wanted "to revive interest in magic." When Lahiri... >>>

Mohamed Morsy, ousted Egyptian president, dies in court

Monday  21:05,   17 june 2019
cnn

Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy, who was the country's first democratically elected leader, has died, according to Egyptian state media. Morsy, 67, had been on trial for an espionage case when he suffered a heart attack, Egypt's state-run Al >>>

Turkey: 12 dead, 31 rescued after migrant boat sinks

Monday  20:50,   17 june 2019
msn

Turkey's coast guard says a boat carrying migrants to Greece has sunk off the Turkish coast, leaving at least 12 migrants dead. The coast guard says it had rescued 31 other migrants after the boat capsized in the Aegean Sea, off the coast of Bodrum. >>>

Quake hits southwestern China, no immediate reports of casualties

Monday  19:30,   17 june 2019
reuters

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake shook the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan on Monday but there were no immediate reports of casualties, in a part of the country frequently affected by strong tremors. The quake, with a depth of 10 km, was centred... >>>

Egypt's former president Mursi dies: state television

Monday  19:16,   17 june 2019
reuters

Egypt's former president Mursi dies: state... >>>

Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain's new PM

Monday  16:46,   17 june 2019
reuters

Boris Johnson got a boost in his campaign to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals and EU supporter Matt Hancock backed him saying he was almost certain to win the contest.... >>>