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Australia braces for tropical cyclones

Severe tropical Cyclone Trevor struck the Northern Territory after a state of emergency was declared there, according to the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. Northern Territory is expected to experience “very dangerous” storm surges of up to 1.5 meters and gale force winds that are expected to strengthen as it makes its way inland. The regional government issued a… Read More »

Cruise ship evacuating 1,300 passengers off Norway

The Viking Sky cruise ship sent a distress signal due to “engine problems in bad weather,” Borghild Eldoen, a spokeswoman for the Joint Rescue Centre for Southern Norway, told CNN. About 115 people had been airlifted Saturday and rescue operations will continue through the night and Sunday, Eldoen said. Eight people were brought ashore with “minor injuries,” she… Read More »

Brexit ‘People’s Vote’ march – live updates

This family traveled from Nottingham for Saturday’s march. This family traveled from Nottingham for Saturday’s march.Nina dos Santos, CNNNina dos Santos, CNN Protesters have traveled from far and wide to protest in the British capital. Rebekah, Colin and their sons Sam and John Paul came from Nottingham, in central England. “Put it to the people again,” said Rebekah,… Read More »

The ISIS caliphate has ended, but its breeding ground thrives

In the previous month, a few hundred ISIS fighters had seized Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, in a matter of hours. They drove thousands of Iraqi troops from the city, in the process getting their hands on a huge arsenal of US-supplied weaponry Iraqi forces had left behind. They went on to conquer a string of towns and cities,… Read More »

Trump’s Golan Heights announcement met with a shrug in the Arab world

The night before, US President Donald Trump declared US recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, captured from Syria in the 1967 Six-Day War, and later annexed. Pompeo praised the announcement as “historic” and “bold,” agreeing in an interview with the Christian Broadcast Network that the US President might have been sent by God to protect… Read More »